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Forum: Foo
08-05-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 397
Posted By chewybrian

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8sT6nz7VUM&ab_cha...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8sT6nz7VUM&ab_channel=CINEVIEW1
08-05-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,930
Posted By cb400bill

Pic Assist -...

Pic Assist - https://www.bikeforums.net/g/picture/25892929

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08-04-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,930
Posted By dmurraypa@aol.c

Thats my legs a long time ago !!

Thats my legs a long time ago !!
08-03-22, 11:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,055
Posted By linberl

I personally wouldn't mind seeing e-bikes...

I personally wouldn't mind seeing e-bikes regulated like driver's licenses are for teens. A learner's permit, pass a test, then you can ride one. Minimum age 15 or 16. Lack of frontal lobes +...
08-02-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,312,547
Posted By seypat

Dude wrote some good songs, but I can't stand...

Dude wrote some good songs, but I can't stand listening to him sing or watching him perform. There's a reason other people, not him, make hits out of his songs. Patty Smith, like Manfred Mann, took a...
Forum: Touring
08-02-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 680
Posted By staehpj1

Looks like folks had fun. I used to think I...

Looks like folks had fun. I used to think I wanted to do RAGBRAI, then I decided I liked "real touring" better than a rolling party. These days I am starting to think maybe it would be worth doing it...
Forum: Touring
08-02-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 680
Posted By dmwill

That sunrise picture is fantastic! Glad the trip...

That sunrise picture is fantastic! Glad the trip went well for you. How did you get your bike to the event? We really want to try schlepping our tandem up there next year
08-02-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 932
Posted By beng1

Every so many years they have to change the...

Every so many years they have to change the tire-sizes or some other feature so they can tell everyone that their current bike is outdated and they have to buy a new one to remain "competitive" and...
Forum: Foo
08-01-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 397
Posted By genec

I would love to watch the new Star Trek... but...

I would love to watch the new Star Trek... but that means yet another paid subscription to yet another network, for one, or maybe two shows. My rant... subscriptions for everything means that the...
08-01-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 609
Posted By John E

I can't tell what shift levers you have, but I am...

I can't tell what shift levers you have, but I am very partial to good old-fashioned friction or truly friction-compatible thumbies on mountain bikes.
07-29-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,771
Posted By livedarklions

Y'all are missing the big reveal--the hit and run...

Y'all are missing the big reveal--the hit and run driver is a city councilwoman: https://hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/27/amy-degise-in-cctv-footage-hits-cyclist-and-keeps-going/?amp
07-27-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 42,137
Posted By smd4

Gee, I wonder why folks think most cyclists are...

Gee, I wonder why folks think most cyclists are a-holes?
07-27-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 42,137
Posted By genejockey

The stubborn insistence that his experience and...

The stubborn insistence that his experience and his particular motivations are common to all cyclists is a lot like another poster, but at least that other poster invariably manages to overgeneralize...
Forum: Foo
07-26-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Better than normal. The fit of the cycling...

Better than normal. The fit of the cycling clothes actually looks good on him. Also he is smiling while pictures of most bicyclists in cycling clothes always seem to be grimacing from pain or...
07-26-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By T-Mar

There were several advantages but the big...

There were several advantages but the big advantage was the ability to fit extra wide tyres. The bottom bracket shell is the weak link in the tyre width dilemma. By attaching the chainstays to BB...
07-25-22, 12:51 PM
07-25-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,312,547
Posted By seypat

Not IM related, but somewhat cycling related and...

Not IM related, but somewhat cycling related and inspirational. Saturday we had a tough MTT route over parts of the marathon course. Some of the course routes along the James River. If you look at...
07-22-22, 04:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By rumrunn6

ha! I feel like my dentist is on a retainer, no...

ha! I feel like my dentist is on a retainer, no pun intended
07-15-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,103
Posted By igorgroks

Accidentally did a metric century on a fixie.

First of all, I should have checked this forum before taking the Metrolink up to LA. Got off at Norwalk/SantaFe Springs to check out a route to the SGRT I have been scouting by satellite. I took...
07-14-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,316
Posted By Herzlos

Why? For a cheap steel bike 28lbs isn't actually...

Why? For a cheap steel bike 28lbs isn't actually that bad. My wifes' city bike was 38lbs.

My lightweight alloy $1200 road bike is 23lbs, and I don't think you really get much lower than that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 307,544
Posted By Broctoon

Here is mine, same model: ...

Here is mine, same model:


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07-13-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,248
Posted By madpogue

Which one is faster? Dunno. Which person in the...

Which one is faster? Dunno. Which person in the still frame from the video has the bigger smile on his face?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 307,544
Posted By Jeff Neese

Jamis doesn't get enough respect. I think they...

Jamis doesn't get enough respect. I think they could have a sizable market selling just their steel frames. Sure they use generic 4130 DB chromoly tubesets that are assembled overseas, but so does...
07-12-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 309
Posted By madpogue

Ironman Expert, IIRC.

Ironman Expert, IIRC.
07-11-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 836
Posted By GrayJay

In 1990 I was train/bike touring Europe and spent...

In 1990 I was train/bike touring Europe and spent a few days watching my first pro bike race in person, following the Tour of Switzerland for a few days. In the evening after one of the stages, I...
07-11-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 618
Posted By KerryIrons

I just filed a notch in my house key that is the...

I just filed a notch in my house key that is the right size for my spoke nipples. I've used it several times and it works a treat.
07-10-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 618
Posted By Rolla

I carry something like this...

I carry something like this...
07-06-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,182
Posted By 52telecaster

Honestly I ride vintage because I can afford it.

Honestly I ride vintage because I can afford it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,430
Posted By RChung

I have Matthieu van der Poel's data file from his...

I have Matthieu van der Poel's data file from his winning ride in this year's Ronde. Here's the distribution of his cadence data:
median: 91 rpm
75th percentile: 98
90th percentile: 102
95th...
06-30-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,117
Posted By Koyote

Thus proving the old adage that variety is the...

Thus proving the old adage that variety is the spice of life!

All of this kvetching over the relative performance of Di2 vs mechanical misses the entire point -- which is that capitalism must...
06-30-22, 06:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,117
Posted By Polaris OBark

I got it in 2014 because then, in order to get...

I got it in 2014 because then, in order to get hydraulic shifting, I had to get it, as it was bundled when first released. I have zero regrets. I went from friction down-tube shifting (which I...
06-30-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,117
Posted By CAT7RDR

All my cars over 40 years have been manual...

All my cars over 40 years have been manual sticks.
I think OP's analogy is spot on. Once you learn how to drive or ride as a conditioned learned experience, you do not have to think about it.
Even...
06-30-22, 12:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,117
Posted By base2

It seems Di2 is here to stay.

I tried Di2 on a friends bike a while ago. It seemed like a solution just looking for a problem.

Don't get me wrong. It worked flawlessly.
I think I just don't get it. It was like the Twitter or...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,430
Posted By cyclezen

Ah! here ya go! This is were improvement can be...

Ah! here ya go! This is were improvement can be realized (not hyperbolizing...). Efficiency is improved and achieved by a balance of 'power'/stroke and cardio efficiency. Truly, efficiency can be...
06-29-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,527
Posted By smd4

Curved forks provided a little more flex to...

Curved forks provided a little more flex to dampen a harsh ride. They also look way better than straight forks.
06-28-22, 03:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By Shrevvy

Doh!, you are correct. I took a picture of the...

Doh!, you are correct. I took a picture of the bolt, but forgot to mention it in the description. I have edited the description.
06-27-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 559
Posted By Hobbiano

Yes.

Yes.
06-27-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1992) Andy Hampsten's EDDY MERCKX

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...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 307,544
Posted By Wileyone

My 1998 Dekerf Prodigy made of Reynolds 853....

My 1998 Dekerf Prodigy made of Reynolds 853. These are still being made on special order.
They ate not cheap.
...
06-22-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By Andy_K

I mix BioPace and non-BioPace rings in the pile...

I mix BioPace and non-BioPace rings in the pile of spare rings in my garage. The biggest difference between them is that I might use the non-BioPace rings someday. :p
06-22-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By strathconaman

You can mix them. The only ill effects will be me...

You can mix them. The only ill effects will be me turning up my nose at you, and possibly decreased shifting performance.
06-21-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,719
Posted By cyccommute

I disagree. It is “throwing around the term”...

I disagree. It is “throwing around the term” because I have not seen anyone really describe what they mean by “superior modulation”. Is it easier to slow a little or slow a lot? I can do that with...
06-20-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,103
Posted By oris

Rode to Griffith Observatory from Encanto park...

Rode to Griffith Observatory from Encanto park with some friends. It's been a long time since going to Griffith and forgot how scenic the views are.

https://www.strava.com/activities/7330623030...
06-17-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,473
Posted By UniChris

I don't think that's how it's used. Rather,...

I don't think that's how it's used.

Rather, I'd say that a "cyclist" is someone who's developing some understanding, skills and capabilities to use a bike well.

Vs a "person on a bike" who...
06-13-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,473
Posted By freeranger

There are a-holes riding pedal powered bikes...

There are a-holes riding pedal powered bikes also. Quite a few on the local mup actually. Have had more than one close call when no notification given as they fly by. And have met riders on e-bikes...
06-11-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By top506

There IS a 40t Biopace 130 BCD chainring, but...

There IS a 40t Biopace 130 BCD chainring, but they're hard to find.

Top
06-10-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 42,137
Posted By WhyFi

Come on, man - just take one hit of spin with...

Come on, man - just take one hit of spin with these deep dish, dimpled rims to see what it's like. I bet you'll have a good time. :innocent:
06-08-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 42,137
Posted By 70sSanO

My MAX. It is steel, not titanium... ...

My MAX. It is steel, not titanium...
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/760x570/1992_serotta_45_60_05425e9b474dc989c504a8236f26ddf6ddb3d5ec.jpg
John
06-08-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 42,137
Posted By genejockey

Oh, definitely. Funny thing - I've had C&V...

Oh, definitely. Funny thing - I've had C&V riders been asked whether my MAX bike was Aluminum, the tubes are so much much bigger than they're used to.
06-07-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,719
Posted By Reflector Guy

Why? You don't actually have to replace your old...

Why? You don't actually have to replace your old bikes just because the cool kids have all moved on to discs.
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