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07-03-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 611
Posted By xiaoman1

I would bend and apply before the paint has a...

I would bend and apply before the paint has a chance to really harden, lessening the chance of cracking.
Really looks good.
BTW I guess if the paint "cracks/peels" it will make them appear...
07-03-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,057
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh my lord the 2 stage clear coat is insanely...

Oh my lord the 2 stage clear coat is insanely difficult to shoot, is extremely beautiful. I'm going to have to investigate that application. It was like shooting glue blobs, I cloud not get a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,406
Posted By gsteinb

Pete's ghost bike ...

Pete's ghost bike

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06-30-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,040
Posted By Reynolds

They dial it up to 400 on each leg!

They dial it up to 400 on each leg!
06-29-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,541
Posted By Thomas15

A bench mounted vice, heavy duty. Also, two tools...

A bench mounted vice, heavy duty. Also, two tools that are somewhat expensive and you could do without but if you have them you will use them are a Derailleur hanger alignment tool and a wheel truing...
06-29-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,040
Posted By The_Joe

As someone who drinks craft beer, has a beard,...

As someone who drinks craft beer, has a beard, wears skinny jeans, and owns many flannel shirts, I must say: I hate this. I think I might hate that BMX style stem the most though.
06-29-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 274,189
Posted By furiousferret

:( When I first started posting on...

:(

When I first started posting on bikeforums PCad was one of the first people I both loved to hear from (and annoyed as well). His stories about the NYACK(sp?) group rides and his arguments with...
06-26-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,040
Posted By cudak888

I'm not about to throw stereotypes at someone...

I'm not about to throw stereotypes at someone over a bike - but I will point out that the owner has put the bike equivalent of truck nuts on the back of the saddle, and that's sinworthy.

-Kurt
06-26-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,040
Posted By tgenec86

Probably ridden by a scrawny dude with a...

Probably ridden by a scrawny dude with a manicured full beard, flannel shirt, skinny jeans and narrow leather fashion boots who smells of latte and watered down craft beer.

Or am I being...
06-25-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 925
Posted By Salamandrine

No more spinach.

No more spinach.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,406
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

06-24-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 197,377
Posted By robertorolfo

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Monica Bellucci
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,381
Posted By Sy Reene

Do you get to keep the old bike.. there must be...

Do you get to keep the old bike.. there must be some still working parts you could also sell off, right?
06-23-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 274,189
Posted By TMonk

On a separate note... We got married!!! Last...

On a separate note... We got married!!! Last Wednesday. Took the rest of the week off to visit Napa valley and do some (socially distant) tasting and fine dining. Our original wedding date was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,381
Posted By Jungleland

OP here. Looks like I am getting a new bike...

OP here. Looks like I am getting a new bike (upgrading to the Domane SL5 over the SL4). The cost to get the frame and everything else fixed was going to be in the $1,500 range and Trek is going to...
06-23-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,305
Posted By YoungSalt

Remember, everything is chemicals. You are...

Remember, everything is chemicals. You are comprised of chemicals. An apple you pick off of a tree is chemicals. Here's the ingredients list of a banana:...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,381
Posted By wgscott

I ride steel. However, I think this is a...

I ride steel.

However, I think this is a freak accident, and not something to use to dismiss carbon fiber.

I screwed up trimming some carbon fiber mountain bars, and eventually decided to toss...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,381
Posted By zatopek

Yowee, having your new Domane wrecked like that!...

Yowee, having your new Domane wrecked like that! I once had a similar incident in which the metal wire/rod of one of those landscape flags, that was lying flat on the road, popped up when my front...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,381
Posted By noodle soup

you have an awful lot of faith in the dork disc. ...

you have an awful lot of faith in the dork disc.

I build over 150 bikes a month, and about 20% of them have dork discs that didnít make it through shipping.
The bike is fine otherwise, and the...
06-22-20, 02:07 AM
Replies: 2,338
Views: 758,265
Posted By Germany_chris

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I got the mud flaps on last night so now it’s...
06-18-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,380
Posted By SurferRosa

Fork bent?

Fork bent?
06-17-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,057
Posted By sykerocker

And you'd probably shoot first.

And you'd probably shoot first.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,381
Posted By Jungleland

I just spoke with the bike shop and it was the...

I just spoke with the bike shop and it was the chain stay that looks to have a couple of small cracks (the rest of the frame is fine so that makes more sense). He took pics and sent them to both...
06-14-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 310
Posted By dedhed

A good cage should hold a bottle on the underside...

A good cage should hold a bottle on the underside of the top tube.
06-12-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By sloar

Surprise haul today

Went to pick up a cheap Giant bike for my daughter to take to college. I noticed the Black Lightningís in the garage and asked about them. Then he said he had one more and wheeled out the De Rosa. A...
06-12-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By rubiksoval

I definitely do not. Feel fine/good = ride...

I definitely do not.

Feel fine/good = ride fast.
Feel bad = ride slow or not at all.
06-08-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By dsbrantjr

When I worked on autos we called them "s***...

When I worked on autos we called them "s*** clips" You would hear a "ping" noise, then "S***!".
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By TakingMyTime

I don't know, if I was riding in the dirt and...

I don't know, if I was riding in the dirt and wearing down my pulleys that fast I don't think I'd want to be dumping a lot of cash into designer pulleys. Buy some average cost replacement pulleys...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By woodcraft

I don't think I've heard that before- pulley...

I don't think I've heard that before-

pulley wheels are wearing and getting loud.
06-01-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 274,189
Posted By topflightpro

Heard/said that before. Rarely is true.

Heard/said that before.

Rarely is true.
05-30-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,311
Posted By WizardOfBoz

That was the theory back in the 1970s or so....

That was the theory back in the 1970s or so. There's been some learning since then. Higher pressure tires do transmit more vibration and this causes power loss. If you're a bigger guy (like me) it...
05-30-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,311
Posted By WizardOfBoz

I'm up there at 108kg or so, and I used to run my...

I'm up there at 108kg or so, and I used to run my Bontrager R3s tubeless at 116: the max rating. Finally figured out that I didn't need that high a pressure, at least in the front. So I run 116 psi...
05-28-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 274,189
Posted By big john

Me too but it's only 4 years away.:(

Me too but it's only 4 years away.:(
05-28-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,311
Posted By GlennR

Maybe it's a poor design. I would suggest getting...

Maybe it's a poor design. I would suggest getting a different gauge.

Personally i use a floor pump with a built in gauge. Is use the same one everything and whatever the number is, it's...
05-28-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,311
Posted By Sy Reene

Couldn't you just 'calibrate' your floor pumps to...

Couldn't you just 'calibrate' your floor pumps to your digital gauge every so often if you don't trust them to hold consistency?
05-28-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,311
Posted By GlennR

BTW.. who says the gauge is accurate? I'm...

BTW.. who says the gauge is accurate?

I'm not concerned about my pump/gauge since I mine is set by "feel". Meaning once I found what feels right I jsut pump them to the same setting which is...
05-28-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,311
Posted By livedarklions

It's the Michelin Uncertainty Principle.

It's the Michelin Uncertainty Principle.
05-28-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,311
Posted By Koyote

Your pressure gauge is telling you that you are...

Your pressure gauge is telling you that you are running way too much psi.
05-27-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,311
Posted By Hikebikerun

Thereís a joke about quantum mechanics somewhere...

Thereís a joke about quantum mechanics somewhere in here but I canít put my finger on it...
05-27-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 818
Posted By Umettt

The bike is done. Thanks for all the helps, I...

The bike is done. Thanks for all the helps, I gave up looking for answers. The Rino seatpost diameter is 26,4mm, to answer the remaining question.

Looks like a dream and rides like a dream (IMO)....
05-26-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 274,189
Posted By Ttoc6

I took advantage of the crappy market and bought...

I took advantage of the crappy market and bought a house. Had been considering it but everything just lined up right for me. I got a good interest rate without much down. I'm going to be here in Utah...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,418
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't wave at people who take Strava segments...

I don't wave at people who take Strava segments without power meters.
05-22-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 274,189
Posted By burnthesheep

So, ditching tubular on the TT bike. The old...

So, ditching tubular on the TT bike. The old school thin HED 3c is up for sale and the old thin Renn disc also.

The "new to me" HED disc came in mail yesterday. Wow, dude never even looked like...
05-18-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 274,189
Posted By Flatballer

Sure is interesting how when times are bad...

Sure is interesting how when times are bad companies are all "we're all in this together, sacrifices will need to be made among everyone" but when times are good I don't hear a lot of "we're all in...
05-18-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 274,189
Posted By kensuf

Why? Hear me out for a second... If your PM...

Why?

Hear me out for a second... If your PM on your cranks consistently reads X watts lower (or higher), and you know what your wattage ranges should be on that powermeter (i.e. YOU're calibrated...
05-14-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,059
Posted By bikemig

This bike looks abused by the PO who failed to...

This bike looks abused by the PO who failed to ride this fine bike. Very nice pick up. I love my '85 ST 400. I sure as heck wouldn't describe the ride on a 'Dale as "whippy," though. Just sayin.
05-14-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,059
Posted By velojym

Oops! Bought a 'Dale

Sometimes I play around on the Bay and get myself into trouble. :D It did occur to me that $200, shipped, might be a bit much for an old SR400 (I'm fairly sure anyway, maybe an '87) frame... but look...
05-11-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 959
Posted By HTupolev

Even the old ETRTO recommendations are only one...

Even the old ETRTO recommendations are only one size away from allowing it, and they're extremely conservative.


They should seat just fine, actually. The concern with running wide clinchers on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,387
Posted By Bah Humbug

And the advice, complete with off-script...

And the advice, complete with off-script suggestions, continues to come after the OP buys. #41ier (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=41ier)
05-11-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 959
Posted By ThermionicScott

Bull****. Road rims 13mm wide between the bead...

Bull****. Road rims 13mm wide between the bead hooks used to be very common and people ran 28+mm tires on them all the time without issue. It can be done, I've done it.


"Those who say it can't...
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