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01-22-23, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 510
Posted By SpedFast

I use a magnet all the time to pull bearings out...

I use a magnet all the time to pull bearings out of hubs/head tubes/freewheels/etc when cleaning and re-greasing. I should probably stop now because everyone knows that everything you read online has...
01-17-23, 11:26 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,161
Posted By don compton

01-15-23, 09:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,722
Posted By spelger

take your pants off when you ride.

take your pants off when you ride.
01-15-23, 09:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,722
Posted By 2manybikes

old toe straps very small bungy cords , I like...

old toe straps
very small bungy cords , I like this the best.
01-15-23, 08:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,722
Posted By tcs

Vintage Tiffany sterling silver cycling pants...

Vintage Tiffany sterling silver cycling pants clip:

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01-10-23, 01:07 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,690
Posted By shelbyfv

My thots in easy to understand pictures...

My thots in easy to understand pictures :deadhorse2: :troll:
01-07-23, 05:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,523
Posted By wolfchild

:popcorn

:popcorn
01-06-23, 10:42 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 16,511
Posted By mstateglfr

You dont need to project your insecurities and...

You dont need to project your insecurities and shortcomings on others.
Nobody of consequence will think someone is not a serious cyclist just because they have rim brakes. Nobody of consequence...
01-06-23, 08:42 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 16,511
Posted By JohnDThompson

Why would you replace a bike just because it has...

Why would you replace a bike just because it has unfashionable brakes?
01-06-23, 07:47 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 16,511
Posted By wolfchild

I have two bikes with disc brakes and one with...

I have two bikes with disc brakes and one with rim brakes. I enjoy riding my rim brakes bike as much as my disc brakes bikes. I see nothing wromg with properly adjusted rim brakes. The only...
01-06-23, 07:38 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 16,511
Posted By Steel Charlie

We don't need no steenkin' disc brakes

We don't need no steenkin' disc brakes
01-06-23, 07:35 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 16,511
Posted By seypat

Yes, to the OP.

Yes, to the OP.
01-05-23, 01:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,494
Posted By dedhed

One word - Paragraphs

One word - Paragraphs
12-31-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 454
Posted By KCT1986

Seems like cable is on the wrong side of the...

Seems like cable is on the wrong side of the bolt.

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12-31-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,030
Posted By phughes

If you are really concerned about it, and will be...

If you are really concerned about it, and will be riding on salt covered roads a lot, spray the bike down with Boeshield, then clean the Boeshield off in the spring. You can rinse the bike during the...
12-26-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,710
Posted By Classtime

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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For the Sachs
12-20-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 955
Posted By xiaoman1

Wishing All A Happy Holiday

Wishing a Merry Christmas to All, and a Bountiful New Year!...
Forum: Commuting
12-19-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By noglider

It depends on the construction of the tire, the...

It depends on the construction of the tire, the width of the tire, the condition of the roads, and total weight of rider+bike+cargo. After you do some experiments, your favorite pressure might be...
12-15-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,842
Posted By 10 Wheels

2009 Tour. I beat my Car every year. 15,923 miles...

2009 Tour. I beat my Car every year. 15,923 miles that year.
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12-06-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,291
Posted By Lombard

Well if humans ate more "rabbit food" they would...

Well if humans ate more "rabbit food" they would not only not have heart disease, but they may become as horny as rabbits.

Remember, old rabbits die hard. :D
12-05-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,291
Posted By ARider2

I have been riding bicycles, skating and skiing...

I have been riding bicycles, skating and skiing in the winter for well more than a half century and I’m going to continue to as long as I can.
12-05-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,291
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Whatever. They can pry my bike from my cold dead...

Whatever. They can pry my bike from my cold dead fingers.
11-14-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,481
Posted By phughes

I tried them, but unfortunately when I tried to...

I tried them, but unfortunately when I tried to put them on, they rolled over and played dead . :innocent:
08-08-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,259
Posted By Mojo31

If it were me, I would not be disclosing that...

If it were me, I would not be disclosing that information about my mom in a public forum.
07-17-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,458
Posted By Duo

i use strapless bicycle toe clips; amazon has...

i use strapless bicycle toe clips; amazon has tons of them.

https://www.amazon.com/EVO-Double-Quick-Strapless-Clips/dp/B004QMJ9EQ/ref=sr_1_24?keywords=toe+clips&qid=1658086361&sr=8-24

this is...
07-16-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By cxwrench

This question should be posted in the proper...

This question should be posted in the proper section...bicycle mechanics...not GD. And show some class OP.
07-05-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 467
Posted By Rolla

I haven't found any finishing tape that sticks...

I haven't found any finishing tape that sticks nearly as well as electrical tape, unrefined and inelegant as it may be.
07-03-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 25,022
Posted By cxwrench

You...new guy w/ 5 entire posts...are absolutely,...

You...new guy w/ 5 entire posts...are absolutely, completely, and massively confused. There are NO abrasive materials in dish soap. 'Scratching' a bicycle chain? Please.
06-27-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,404
Posted By Rdmonster69

It's painful being so awesome.

It's painful being so awesome.
06-10-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,068
Posted By cat0020

I remember it came in a case with a watch: ...

I remember it came in a case with a watch:
https://www.speedbicycles.ch/works/dura_ace_25th/dura_ace_25th_1998.html
https://www.speedbicycles.ch/works/dura_ace_25th/speed_047.jpg...
05-05-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By cxwrench

As the previous posters have said pull the post...

As the previous posters have said pull the post out you'll know. If you're wondering about length just measure it and don't get anything shorter. Should be pretty easy to figure this out.
05-05-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I had one bike company suggest DP-460 for...

I had one bike company suggest DP-460 for repairing their bike's failed drop out/stay joint. I did this over 10 years ago and a couple of years ago that bike came into the shop for a tune up. The...
05-04-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,114
Posted By ThermionicScott

Yes, a tube properly patched with a Rema kit is...

Yes, a tube properly patched with a Rema kit is as good as new, and will last until something else takes it out.
05-03-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By mstateglfr

Bare metal rusts. Spray some wd40 on a towel and...

Bare metal rusts. Spray some wd40 on a towel and twist the steerer tube around inside the towel for a few seconds and that will remove the superficial rust you are concerned about.
When you build...
05-02-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By trailangel

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_d...

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=366&category=71
04-28-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,528
Posted By thehammerdog

i pick the cool looking one.

i pick the cool looking one.
04-26-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,534
Posted By squirtdad

not made any more by Park any one have other...

not made any more by Park any one have other brands.... of course one can just get a seat post to use
04-26-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,534
Posted By smd4

Great suggestion.

Great suggestion.
04-23-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,956
Posted By Equinox

I normally clamp the seat post when I work on it.

I normally clamp the seat post when I work on it.
04-22-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,747
Posted By wolfchild

I prefer to wear dark colored clothing on the...

I prefer to wear dark colored clothing on the bike or off the bike or for any other situation or activity that I may find myself doing....If I feel that I need some extra visibility on the bike, I...
04-14-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,656
Posted By Rolla

Not available at a hardware store, but these $18...

Not available at a hardware store, but these $18 Cable Cherries (https://foragercycles.com/products/cable-cherries) sure look purty:
...
04-14-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,656
Posted By mprince

I used to ride with a guy who crimped old spoke...

I used to ride with a guy who crimped old spoke nipples to the end of his cables.

Having said that, a drop of super glue can also hold the cut end together well.

However, I use the right part...
04-14-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,656
Posted By squirtdad

there is no good substitute and I have had no...

there is no good substitute and I have had no luck with soldering stainless even with flux

some things are not worth mucking around with
04-13-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,670
Posted By rodymanners

I think it depends on how every individual can...

I think it depends on how every individual can handle heat or cold







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04-12-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By scottfsmith

Hint: hair or beard trimmers work great for...

Hint: hair or beard trimmers work great for removing them. As an added bonus there is some visceral enjoyment with giving your tires a haircut.
04-11-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 569
Posted By stevel610

Gatorskin Hardshell. I prefer the regular...

Gatorskin Hardshell. I prefer the regular Gatorskins and have never gotten a flat with them. They also look pretty road bikish....
04-08-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,243
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

You tested your lube in about the worst...

You tested your lube in about the worst conditions that the lube is well known for being a poor choice for, "simple" wax, frequent rain. I think the property of a waxed chain that you missed...
04-05-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 8,719
Posted By MarcusT

As soon as somebody starts talking about watts,...

As soon as somebody starts talking about watts, I'm out
04-05-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 8,719
Posted By SurferRosa

Pre-1985 tech: down tube friction shifters, 126mm...

Pre-1985 tech: down tube friction shifters, 126mm rear spacing, non-aero levers, clips/straps, 700c 32h road clinchers, 7-speed freewheels, steel frames, sidepulls.
04-05-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,405
Posted By indyfabz

Toss a ribeye?

Toss a ribeye?
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