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07-03-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By jgwilliams

Oooooh! A chance to dig up a bit of my old...

Oooooh! A chance to dig up a bit of my old knowledge from the years I spent studying metallurgy (and which I've never used since).

The magnetic element of steel is a crystal called martensite....
07-02-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 939
Posted By katsup

Leave it unlocked and see if it gets stolen.

Leave it unlocked and see if it gets stolen.
07-02-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 30,808
Posted By georgiaboy

Saw an Asian guy shake his fist in the air and...

Saw an Asian guy shake his fist in the air and throw something in the dumpster. I grabbed it!
...
07-02-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,535
Posted By blacknbluebikes

square wheels, well dished.

square wheels, well dished.
07-02-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,165
Posted By Ubie

Pretty serious, indeed.

Pretty serious, indeed.
07-02-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By eyemkeith

Yep. Same all over. My local bike shop is...

Yep. Same all over.

My local bike shop is barren, and the masked employees are frazzled with mountains of repairs of nearly forgotten old bikes dug out by people driven mad by quarantine. A...
Forum: Touring
07-02-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I think a saddle bag fits more stuff and is more...

I think a saddle bag fits more stuff and is more practical but You can also opt for the bikepacking seat butt rocket bag. My friend replaced his revelate with a new large apidura bag and that thing...
07-02-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,165
Posted By AlmostTrick

Sometimes, there are no witnesses and no...

Sometimes, there are no witnesses and no survivors.
07-01-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 410
Posted By shelbyfv

Why not? You might look at Ti as well if you...

Why not? You might look at Ti as well if you want comfort.
07-01-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By WizardOfBoz

Put your bike in a cardboard box. Seal it up. At...

Put your bike in a cardboard box. Seal it up. At this point, you can't say whether the sticker is on or off. Heinieburn's uncertainty principle tells us it's both. Just concentrate on the...
07-01-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,535
Posted By aggiegrads

I posted this a while back in another tool...

I posted this a while back in another tool thread. One thing that the OP hasn’t really given much information on is their budget. How many tools needed depends on the variety of bikes that need...
07-01-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By Elvo

I think 8 speed hydraulic is doable with...

I think 8 speed hydraulic is doable with Gevanelle friction shifters?

https://www.gevenalle.com/product-category/shifters/
07-01-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,050
Posted By Miele Man

Take down the negative review, get your refund,...

Take down the negative review, get your refund, then repost the negative review including the 'ransom' demand?

Cheers
07-01-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,050
Posted By ririder

support the local economy

support the local economy
07-01-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 978
Posted By friday1970

So many things. 1) tire rolling resistance....

So many things.
1) tire rolling resistance. Slick tires with supple casings that absorb little bumps in the pavement. Higher tire pressures.
2) More aero position. Hybrids mean you probably sit...
07-01-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 978
Posted By shelbyfv

Get that fixie you been wanting and you won't...

Get that fixie you been wanting and you won't have to worry about it.:thumb:
07-01-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By shelbyfv

I suggest you run this project by your LBS. It's...

I suggest you run this project by your LBS. It's not something you should tackle yourself.
07-01-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,050
Posted By vespasianus

The one thing I will say is that you must ignore...

The one thing I will say is that you must ignore the reviews. I have ordered some things from Amazon that were junk. Ink for a printer. A carbon seat post that broke in my hand. Wrote a negative...
06-30-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,050
Posted By Metieval

all the people on Amazon talking about how their...

all the people on Amazon talking about how their brand new SPD SL cleats are falling apart and breaking.

I bought mine at the local bike shop, and I have beat the heck out of them. Not broken!...
06-30-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,067
Posted By Moe Zhoost

So what's everybody's favorite clipless pedal...

So what's everybody's favorite clipless pedal lube?
06-30-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,050
Posted By Ross520

Amazon... A warning.

Just an FYI for those that weren't already aware, Amazon is an awful place to purchase bike parts and accessories.

Here's the thing, counterfeits run rampant on their Marketplace, and they do...
06-30-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,067
Posted By dedhed

What's the best chain lube?, What's the best...

What's the best chain lube?, What's the best frame material?, What's the best tire and size?, Flat bars or drops? Flats, clips, or clipless?
Meh, ride what you want.
06-29-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Scrodzilla

Some people just love messing with stuff that...

Some people just love messing with stuff that doesn't need to be messed with.

Why you would ever feel the need to remove that spring in the first place when doing "maintenance" is beyond me.
06-29-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Off hand, I can think of a few semi regular...

Off hand, I can think of a few semi regular posters that could screw anything up.
One has no idea of your competence.
06-29-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,535
Posted By shelbyfv

You want to buy a bunch of tools you don't know...

You want to buy a bunch of tools you don't know how to use? A Campy tool set is always a good place to start:thumb:
06-29-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,535
Posted By bikemig

Don't forget the really important stuff like shop...

Don't forget the really important stuff like shop posters, a small fridge, and a music system.
06-27-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,462
Posted By 79pmooney

Or buy a King SS cage for around $18. I am a...

Or buy a King SS cage for around $18. I am a huge fan of cages, but not paying high prices for them. The Kings work really well. In and out is easy and the bottles don't come out. They last a...
06-27-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,462
Posted By Ogsarg

You do know there are many many cages that are...

You do know there are many many cages that are less expensive, right?
06-27-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By JohnDThompson

Rotate the stem so that the narrow part of the...

Rotate the stem so that the narrow part of the clamp is on the inside of the handlebar's curve and you should be able to slide it through.
06-27-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Don't remove the derailleurs. Use the front...

Don't remove the derailleurs. Use the front derailleur as a chain keeper to keep the chain from falling off. Use the rear derailleur as a chain tensioner. Once you've selected the desired chainring...
06-27-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By shelbyfv

Bizarre! Like non-pneumatic tires, this probably...

Bizarre! Like non-pneumatic tires, this probably won't be a problem for many:rolleyes:
06-26-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,589
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

Well heck good thing you caught the reflector...

Well heck good thing you caught the reflector issue!!! Don't want to send your son off to a life of crime and lawlessness
06-26-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,589
Posted By unterhausen

I'm trying to see why the 3rd LBS gave you...

I'm trying to see why the 3rd LBS gave you anything other than apologies. Cracks are hard to see and that's not usually what a mechanic would look for
06-26-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 644
Posted By Scrodzilla

This usually does the trick: ...

This usually does the trick:

https://www.vartools.com/en/chainring-nut-screwdriver-var-p409.php
Forum: Touring
06-25-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,217
Posted By cyccommute

The Fly Creek is worth considering as well. Itís...

The Fly Creek is worth considering as well. Itís a bit lighter, packs just a little smaller and is significantly cheaper...about $70. Both are designed for bikepacking. I have an older...
06-25-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,304
Posted By friday1970

+1 for Body Glide. My favorite anti-chafing...

+1 for Body Glide. My favorite anti-chafing prevention
06-25-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 249
Posted By Fissile

Troof. Also, avoid used carbon.

Troof. Also, avoid used carbon.
06-25-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 249
Posted By HerrKaLeun

Truth is a good CF rigid fork and larger volume...

Truth is a good CF rigid fork and larger volume tires is better than a cheap suspension fork.
Buy good suspension, or go rigid. There is no happy medium.
06-24-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 893
Posted By alcjphil

A "known issue" is only known after a number of...

A "known issue" is only known after a number of owners have reported it. It takes time before that problem is reported to dealers so that they can check the problem out. I would not place any blame...
06-24-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 613
Posted By Koyote

Cheap stuff becomes expensive in the long run,...

Cheap stuff becomes expensive in the long run, when you have to throw it away and buy the item you should have bought in the first place.
06-24-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By caloso

Personally, I don't know why they aren't all...

Personally, I don't know why they aren't all fixed/fixed.
06-24-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,049
Posted By sirjag

This is stupid. And selfish comment. Useless? ...

This is stupid. And selfish comment. Useless? the science is clear this helps reduce transmission. Even a cloth mask prevents large water droplets form coughing/sneezing from traveling as far, or...
06-24-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,049
Posted By livedarklions

Yeah, I posted on another thread that the current...

Yeah, I posted on another thread that the current strictures have reintroduced me to the fun of "lets see where this road goes" instead of laying out a clear route to a particular destination. I've...
Forum: Touring
06-23-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,878
Posted By alan s

Crap components. Get the frame and build it...

Crap components. Get the frame and build it yourself.
06-23-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 822
Posted By RH Clark

Wife made out like a bandit. At least we think so.

We found this in a local bike shop yesterday. It fits my wife like it was made for her. She told me she knew she was going to buy it before she had ridden it 100 yards. We only paid $550 which was...
06-22-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,086
Posted By wgscott

Bose. ;)

Bose. ;)
06-22-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Scrodzilla

Good carbon isn't cheap, and cheap carbon isn't...

Good carbon isn't cheap, and cheap carbon isn't good.
06-22-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,086
Posted By tyrion

Very few people understand the depth of nuance...

Very few people understand the depth of nuance displayed in 19th century Tibetan pornography.
06-22-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,086
Posted By GlennR

I don't know about power cables but can tell the...

I don't know about power cables but can tell the difference in tubes.
https://i.imgur.com/4HZUODH.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/gXZwpEI.jpg



And tell him you can tell the difference between a $5000...
06-21-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By pbass

I hear ya. I do ride it offroad--the Cross Check...

I hear ya. I do ride it offroad--the Cross Check is a blast in the dirt--but flats are rare simply because it's not seeing that many miles. I live right at the mountains-out my front door just goes...
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