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10-22-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 534
Posted By wolfchild

100% waterproof and 100% breathable doesn't...

100% waterproof and 100% breathable doesn't exist, the isn't a fabric out there that can keep water out and let sweat out at the same time...You have a choice, you can either accept getting wet with...
10-21-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,804
Posted By BillyD

Is there something about your device OS that...

Is there something about your device OS that automatically removes the blank lines and paragraph breaks? You have GOT to do better than this. Donít you want people to read your posts? Who the hell...
10-20-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 482
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

The carbon fear porn continues. Listening to the...

The carbon fear porn continues. Listening to the paranoid members of this forum there are carbon bikes collapsing under people by the thousands caused by the smallest scratches or rub marks. You just...
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By Bianchigirll

Beautiful.

Beautiful.
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By jonny7

Jump on it !

Jump on it !
10-19-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By Ironfish653

I like to go purely mechanical for the first pass...

I like to go purely mechanical for the first pass if it's really heavy build-up; nylon bristle brushes are good for general surfaces, I also like to use an old shoelace to "floss" the cassette cogs....
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By bikemike73

Beautiful bike !!!!! I would think 1700 -...

Beautiful bike !!!!!


I would think 1700 - 2000.


As usual, start high ....all depends how bad someone may want it.

If it was closer I might be interested :)
10-18-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By GlennR

Yes it is. Seriously I clean the bike every...

Yes it is.

Seriously I clean the bike every week which is around 150 miles.


I have a CX bike that is my winter and foul weather bike. I ride it about 1000 miles a year in rain, snow and wit...
10-16-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20,654
Views: 3,623,604
Posted By WGB

Very wise to strip the paint, draws attention...

Very wise to strip the paint, draws attention away from the defore hubs and the luggs.

​​​​​​https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/napa-juevella-steel-frame-nervex-luggs/7395053210.html
...
10-16-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20,654
Views: 3,623,604
Posted By TCollen

As the great philosopher Red Green once said, ...

As the great philosopher Red Green once said,
"This of course is a temporary fix, unless it works."
10-16-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 827
Posted By Lazyass

"Classic" and "disc brakes" don't even go...

"Classic" and "disc brakes" don't even go together yet haha

*edit* They're still sold brand new. If the frame you're looking at was near me I'd buy it for myself, I like the geometry. CX bikes...
10-13-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,804
Posted By grant40

GCN did a review on a similar bike. ...

GCN did a review on a similar bike.

https://youtu.be/MurHt7Sxhyk
10-12-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,804
Posted By jaxgtr

So I went by the LBS today to pick up a saddle...

So I went by the LBS today to pick up a saddle that I had ordered. There is a guy in there taking a test ride on a Trek Marlin 7, ended up buying it. After a quick conversation with the shop mgr, I...
10-12-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,336
Posted By dedhed

All of those things are going to require more...

All of those things are going to require more hardware and larger batteries to run them as well as some sort of control module.
Will it pass the weight weenie test?
10-10-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,804
Posted By wolfchild

I see some clueless idiot removed the front...

I see some clueless idiot removed the front brake, the front brake is where most of the stopping power comes from...Just imagine if the rear brake cable snaps.
10-10-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,804
Posted By Miele Man

Where's the suspension on that bike? Cheers

Where's the suspension on that bike?

Cheers
10-10-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,804
Posted By ThermionicScott

I like how each listing claims a different...

I like how each listing claims a different "alphabet-soup" manufacturer, and how poorly photoshopped the action shots are. :lol:

Note how they clearly stuck a static image of the bike under this...
10-09-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,804
Posted By grant40

Anyone else notice?

Is has anyone else noticed the bar tape going around the brake...
10-09-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,804
Posted By grant40

Embrace it bruh

Nobody is gonna steal those wheels because nobody wants them and would be embarrassed to see themselves with them.
10-09-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,804
Posted By VegasTriker

From the Walmart website: price $245.55 with...

From the Walmart website:
price $245.55 with free shipping! That works out to only $7.16 per pound (but add sales tax) a bargain since I spent $85 per pound for my last trike.
"The complete bike...
10-09-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,804
Posted By Maelochs

VintageSchwinn, I hope your wife never finds out...

VintageSchwinn, I hope your wife never finds out about that thing you've going on with Denali .....
10-08-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20,654
Views: 3,623,604
Posted By 2cam16

So much wrong with this ad.:lol:

So much wrong with this ad.:lol:
10-08-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,804
Posted By thumpism

Oooooo, lets go cycling in the...

Oooooo, lets go cycling in the "wasteland!"
10-07-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,655
Posted By nlerner

Okay, here's my entry in the ugly-stem category....

Okay, here's my entry in the ugly-stem category. I think this one came from the Box 'O Crap:...
10-07-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,655
Posted By DorkDisk

These tires. I do have these. The silver parts...

These tires. I do have these. The silver parts are reflective
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1400x1050/img_5080_9ae15d7063a987e5c051331d6ddaf3ac91585528.png...
10-06-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,655
Posted By Chombi1

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/725x518/look_ergostem_adjustable_bicycle_stem_2_9029dee5772c60c89030afdf8f48875497802c7a.jpg

I win!!:rolleyes::p
10-06-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,655
Posted By steelbikeguy

the ultimate example of this trend might be the...

the ultimate example of this trend might be the Infinity seats...


https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/infinity_seat_21874290ec31e535c13344cc5cad503cdb2fd8a5.jpg

As...
10-06-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,655
Posted By Andy_K

I used to have a stem like the one SJX426 shared...

I used to have a stem like the one SJX426 shared that came with a LeMond. I was going to use it as my entry in this competition, but I seem to have given it to a local non-profit shop. I'm not sure...
10-06-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,655
Posted By SJX426

I really don't like the looks of this stem. It...

I really don't like the looks of this stem. It works because I don't have another at the same length to replace it.
https://live.staticflickr.com/5678/24014324265_42df38c2ed_b.jpg...
10-06-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,655
Posted By Flatforkcrown

itís like an uglier, cheaper, version of the...

itís like an uglier, cheaper, version of the mavic.
10-06-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,655
Posted By nlerner

There are a lot of ugly stems out there. But my...

There are a lot of ugly stems out there. But my vote goes for this Dia Compe (?) cable hanger, made from pot metal:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7545/29662282934_496392aa8f_b.jpg

They do work...
10-06-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,655
Posted By johnnyace

This Kalloy stem, on my Peugeot PXR80, while not...

This Kalloy stem, on my Peugeot PXR80, while not having those *lovely* welds that you have, is very ugly. As far as functionality goes, I'm not sure why anyone would want a bouncy stem. Must be a...
10-06-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,655
Posted By markk900

My entry: not my photo (from interwebs, might...

My entry: not my photo (from interwebs, might have stolen it from gster as this looks like a Toronto photo) but representative of a class of really ugly (IMO) saddles that many of you are familiar...
10-05-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 366
Posted By HillRider

3. I've never ever seen a new fork come with a...

3. I've never ever seen a new fork come with a crown race already installed. As Andy noted, how would the fork's manufacturer know what headset you have? See below about struggling.

4. 1"...
10-05-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 366
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

1- "running out" suggests there's a want that...

1- "running out" suggests there's a want that will go unfilled. I think most companies who make forks have found the numbers (sales) don't support much if any production. Not yet knowing the...
10-04-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,111
Posted By Maelochs

If only there were some way to say, "The initial...

If only there were some way to say, "The initial post strikes me as somewhat of a nonsense post" without irritating the mods .......
10-04-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By Bholz

That is beautiful! He looks pretty excited about...

That is beautiful! He looks pretty excited about it too.
10-04-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,111
Posted By mstateglfr

Is it good to see that? I quick scrolled thru...

Is it good to see that? I quick scrolled thru the top 15 reviews and 2/3 of em are 1 star.
There is no chance that bike is designed or built to endure actual mountain biking.

Anyone ignorant...
10-04-21, 03:20 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,195
Posted By PeteHski

This is nuts! Seriously. If you are...

This is nuts! Seriously.

If you are expecting to chew pavement on a regular basis, then a steel frame is easily your best bet here. Definitely not carbon.

FWIW aluminium is not great in...
10-04-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,111
Posted By Lazyass

That's a piece of crap. If you're smart you find...

That's a piece of crap. If you're smart you find an older higher end bike with low miles that someone bought to get into cycling but after a couple of rides they said screw that. After they let it...
10-03-21, 07:27 AM
10-01-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,974
Posted By roadsnakes

' My PABST BLUE RIBBON was made in...

'

My PABST BLUE RIBBON was made in Milwaukee. Wisconsin !
'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FsJhRQwsOw
'


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1axgODFm95A
09-29-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By juvela

----- the combination of the Brampton Victor...

-----

the combination of the Brampton Victor and the rapier pattern chainstays certainly screams "made in the English speaking world"

you might consider to check steerer for any markings, may...
09-29-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,974
Posted By PeteHski

A friend of mine is a bike shop owner and always...

A friend of mine is a bike shop owner and always recommends Giant when people are looking for decent quality and value for money. They are hard to beat.
09-28-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,974
Posted By PeteHski

Giant have an interesting business model. ...

Giant have an interesting business model. Basically focusing more on manufacturing (including manufacturing everyone else's frames!) than marketing. Trek, Specialized and Cannondale all focus...
09-28-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,974
Posted By ClydeClydeson

I certainly never meant to imply that the bike...

I certainly never meant to imply that the bike was in any way inferior because it was most likely built in Taiwan, or because it is TIG welded instead of lugged and brazed - it's an excellent bike. ...
09-27-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,049
Posted By genejockey

It can vary so much. I got a 1982 Lotus...

It can vary so much. I got a 1982 Lotus Classique for $175. As far as purchases, it only needed new hoods, new cables and housing, and new tires. The hubs, headset, and bottom bracket needed...
09-26-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 893
Posted By indyfabz

Caps Lock key getting stuck?

Caps Lock key getting stuck?
09-26-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 893
Posted By frogman

Get the Trek. No brainer.............

Get the Trek. No brainer.............
09-26-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 893
Posted By Rolla

The Overtake is perfect for those who rarely...

The Overtake is perfect for those who rarely venture beyond their subdivision cul-de-sac. In general, the more bells and whistles they put on a big box bike, the more corners they cut. Raleigh spec'd...
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