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05-11-22, 06:16 PM
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Posted By BFisher

Great day for a ride here in the Northeast. Temps...

Great day for a ride here in the Northeast. Temps in the upper 60s and sunny, but almost hit 80 later in the day.
Just my out and back river route, but snapped a pick of today's weapon of choice. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 27,218
Views: 17,790,949
Posted By jim dandy

Latest Road Bike Ö

Finished this one in April Ö
JD
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1985 PH10LE...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27,218
Views: 17,790,949
Posted By clarkbre

Getting back into cycling and am using this bike...

Getting back into cycling and am using this bike I built back in 2013. It's a Surly Pacer outfitted with Shimano 105 and Ultegra components. Nothing serious but a fun and comfortable bike. ...
04-29-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19,540
Views: 2,444,720
Posted By Drillium Dude

Under the bridge at Happy Valley Road and the New...

Under the bridge at Happy Valley Road and the New River:

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I did a little...
04-26-22, 07:03 PM
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Views: 2,444,720
Posted By JacobLee

Shakedown ride on new estate sale International....

Shakedown ride on new estate sale International. The rear wheel immediately shifted over to the left, but no problems after that was put right. Did the usual 10 miles/1,000 feet and I still have all...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 27,218
Views: 17,790,949
Posted By malcala622

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04-03-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19,540
Views: 2,444,720
Posted By jamesdak

Another cool day here with too much wind. I've...

Another cool day here with too much wind. I've been slugging it out with the wind on every ride here lately and I just didn't feel like it today. So I hoped on the Guv'nor today and just cruised...
03-31-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19,540
Views: 2,444,720
Posted By Roger M

As of lately, I have been trying to run errands...

As of lately, I have been trying to run errands on my bike. Anything within a ten mile radius. Should have been doing this all along...

Today it was car parts. The local parts house didn't have...
03-31-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 841,335
Posted By Saudadeii

1984 Univega GT, bought new in 1985, ...

1984 Univega GT, bought new in 1985,
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03-28-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 19,540
Views: 2,444,720
Posted By majmt

Yellowstone Park roads opened for bikes this past...

Yellowstone Park roads opened for bikes this past weekend and won’t open for vehicle traffic for a couple more weeks. Rode with my BIL on his new Lynskey out and back from Mammoth Hot springs to...
03-27-22, 09:44 AM
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Views: 2,444,720
Posted By obrentharris

Great photo! Brent

Great photo!

Brent
03-26-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By SteveInConverse

I have a pair of Ride Concepts Livewire MTB shoes...

I have a pair of Ride Concepts Livewire MTB shoes and they are awesome at staying on the pedals. Also being specific to Mountain Biking, they are designed to offer some protection for your feet and...
03-26-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By themp

I wear these on my flat pedals with socks: ...

I wear these on my flat pedals with socks:

https://www.rei.com/product/127478/keen-newport-h2-sandals-mens

Easy to put on and cinch up. Good grip on the pins. Cool in the summer, I live in the...
03-12-22, 04:51 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 117,440
Posted By non-fixie

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03-10-22, 02:31 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 30,752
Posted By gaucho777

Before (as received) ...

Before (as received)

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After

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03-01-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By PaulRivers

What 5-10 shoes + pedals with pedal pins get you...

What 5-10 shoes + pedals with pedal pins get you is that your foot stays solidly attached to the pedal as long as there's any weight on it. My first pair of 5-10's was actually to much you couldn't...
03-01-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By Oakman

I have three bikes with three different pedal...

I have three bikes with three different pedal types - Clips and straps on the road bike, Flat w/ pins on the SS, and plain flats on the hybrid. I've found that Chrome shoes worked best all around,...
02-28-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By cyclic_eric

Giro Latch $150 ...

Giro Latch $150
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Grio VR Rumble $100...
02-28-22, 04:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By downhillmaster

Converse Chuck Taylor low-tops. Been wearing them...

Converse Chuck Taylor low-tops. Been wearing them for years with toe clips.
Big bonus is that you can throw them in the washer and dryer :thumb:
02-28-22, 02:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By Nozipho

Till date all the shoes I have been wearing I...

Till date all the shoes I have been wearing I think nike cleats are best for running, cycling or hiking. All we need to know is what is actually our requirement.
02-27-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By 70sSanO

I don’t think the OP is using platform/flat...

I don’t think the OP is using platform/flat pedals as most people understand them.

MKS Sylvan pedals he linked to are traditional quill pedals. The Next model has a serrated edge cage. There are...
02-27-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By Paul Barnard

The short answer is that it doesn't matter a...

The short answer is that it doesn't matter a whole lot which shoes you use.

My personal preference is for a shoe that has very fine/shallow depth tread rather than lugs. A flat bottom shoe with...
02-27-22, 04:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By BikeLite

Trail running shoes

Trail running shoes
02-27-22, 03:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By Germany_chris

I have a couple pairs of five tens that I like so...

I have a couple pairs of five tens that I like so Iíll probably stick to those for flat pedals
02-27-22, 12:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By Rolla

I agree that the larger surface area is great for...

I agree that the larger surface area is great for hotspots, but I still want a fairly robust sole. A lot of sneakers like Converse and Vans are so pliable you can practically feel the pins through...
02-27-22, 12:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By VegasJen

I don't have a lot of experience with a variety...

I don't have a lot of experience with a variety of shoes, but I bought a pair of Puma athletic shoes I wear all the time. I don't ever clip in, all my pedals are flat, and I've found these shoes to...
02-26-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By Reynolds

I don't overthink it. On my commuter with VP City...

I don't overthink it. On my commuter with VP City pedals I use any shoe/sneakers except leather sole ones - even Dr. Martens. Never had any problems, wet or dry.
02-25-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By frogman

Here's what I use on my jump on and go to the...

Here's what I use on my jump on and go to the store mountain bike.
They mount on the front of the flat pedals and hold the shoe nicely in place plus super easy to get out of.
...
02-25-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By Desert Ryder

I use the Specialized 2FO 2.0 for flat pedals....

I use the Specialized 2FO 2.0 for flat pedals. Most comfortable with these and flat pedals or even vintage Specialized MTB toe cages/straps.
It's what I grew up using.
I have a set of SPD pedals...
02-25-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By SpedFast

I'm rethinking my Sketchers after checking these...

I'm rethinking my Sketchers after checking these out. The Sketchers have elastic laces so no knots or extra string hanging loose, but these are interesting and waterproof. Heck yeah!
Are 5'10 shoes...
02-25-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By philbob57

I'd stay away from Five Tens if you use clips and...

I'd stay away from Five Tens if you use clips and straps, because they seem to be too sticky to slip under the straps easily.

The 5-10s are great on pinned flat pedals. I believe that part of the...
02-25-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By SpedFast

You might want to think about those laces, they...

You might want to think about those laces, they don't blend well with chain rings.
02-25-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By Mr. 66

I haven't tried these but they look promising for...

I haven't tried these but they look promising for flat pedal
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02-25-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By BobbyG

I've never used clipless. I've been riding with...

I've never used clipless. I've been riding with toe clips for almost 30 years. Last year I bought a folding bike with plain platform pedals without pins and no toe clips. It's amazing to me how...
02-25-22, 12:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By urbanknight

Flat pedals with straps are only easy to get out...

Flat pedals with straps are only easy to get out of if you're not using them the way they were intended... slipping your feet in and then cinching up the strap to hold your foot in firmly, and then...
02-24-22, 11:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By 70sSanO

As I’ve aged, I abandon installing traditional...

As I’ve aged, I abandon installing traditional cleats on my shoes. And typical road shoes are too slick to run with just straps. My solution has been to use a semi rigid touring shoe with a smooth...
02-24-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By Kedosto

Specialized 2FO’s are worth a look. They’re...

Specialized 2FO’s are worth a look. They’re light, stiff, comfortable, and not too dorky looking.
02-24-22, 11:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By MarcusT

I used Five Ten Freerider for a while until I got...

I used Five Ten Freerider for a while until I got caught in a rain storm and they absorbed water like a sponge and took 3 days in the sun to dry. I then switched to the Solomon XA pro, which worked...
02-24-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By veganbikes

I have never seen them easy to get in and out of,...

I have never seen them easy to get in and out of, certainly easy to get caught up in them but clipless pedals are way easier a quick slight turn and I am out easily and I can adjust tension as well....
02-24-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By Rolla

Five-Ten Freeriders. Sticky sole, long-wearing,...

Five-Ten Freeriders. Sticky sole, long-wearing, and no velcro or boa mechanisms.
...
02-24-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,879
Posted By SpedFast

There is a difference. I have a pair of Sketchers...

There is a difference. I have a pair of Sketchers that literally stick to my flats. I think it's the soft sole that creates the grip. But I have a feeling you're going to be overwhelmed with all the...
02-15-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,240
Posted By Wildwood

Actually, after watching to the end and...

Actually,
after watching to the end
and listening to (the whining about)
how hard these old bikes are to ride =

....the mods should re-name this Forum (C&V) as The Hardmen* Forum.

Respect...
02-09-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 117,440
Posted By Bianchi84

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01-25-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 344,914
Posted By hokiefyd

Here's some more information...

Here's some more information (https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/belt-saddle.130945/) on Belt saddles.
01-24-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19,540
Views: 2,444,720
Posted By curbtender

Talked into support role for a friend wanting to...

Talked into support role for a friend wanting to do Diablo. Not a climber but made it to the junction. Couldn't ask for a nicer day....
01-23-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19,540
Views: 2,444,720
Posted By botty kayer

I did a 20 something mile ride around London...

I did a 20 something mile ride around London today. Saw a new mural at Battersea and a green greenhouse......
01-23-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19,540
Views: 2,444,720
Posted By nlerner

My local riding buddy and I decided to suck it up...

My local riding buddy and I decided to suck it up and head out into the cold for a few hours. Around 25F when I left and 35F when I returned but calm winds and nice sun made it quite tolerable. I was...
01-23-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By Wildwood

www.velobase.com bookmark it for your many...

www.velobase.com

bookmark it for your many future inquiries, hopefully. :)

Victory or 980 - off the top of my head.
01-23-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19,540
Views: 2,444,720
Posted By non-fixie

Took the Robust for a ten mile shakedown ride...

Took the Robust for a ten mile shakedown ride today.

The weather was cool, calm and a little dreary.
...
01-23-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,784
Views: 588,890
Posted By 67tony

More pics of my '83 Bianchi Limited. Plenty of...

More pics of my '83 Bianchi Limited.
Plenty of patina, but plenty of potential.

...
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