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05-06-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 6,423
Posted By indyfabz

Cycling. /thread

Cycling.

/thread
05-06-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 6,423
Posted By pdlamb

Is your point that some people dress differently...

Is your point that some people dress differently than you, or that they ride faster than you do?
05-03-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,735
Posted By cxwrench

No.

No.
04-28-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,259
Posted By unterhausen

My experience is if you work in a bike shop, you...

My experience is if you work in a bike shop, you would never want to own one.
04-28-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 700
Posted By Ironfish653

What is it about BikeForums that causes people to...

What is it about BikeForums that causes people to jump to the most arcane correlation-is-causation magical-thinking conclusion from nothing but a single picture or anecdote?

" Look how big that BB...
04-08-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,191
Posted By RChung

Ugh. Jan's popular and he says counter-intuitive...

Ugh. Jan's popular and he says counter-intuitive things so I'm sure I'm going to get criticized for this.

I use wider tires at lower pressures than I used to but I don't currently have a bike that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,591
Posted By popeye

When you resort to personal attacks you have lost...

When you resort to personal attacks you have lost the argument.
04-01-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 11,011
Posted By MRT2

Bikes are largely sold out or backordered right...

Bikes are largely sold out or backordered right now. That is true. Perhaps pandemic related. Perhaps supply related.
04-01-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 11,011
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not seeing your inflation math. I see a link,...

I'm not seeing your inflation math. I see a link, but not your math. Don't get lazy.

Also, I want to see links to 2020 models so that we can remove increases due to pandemic supply chain issues...
04-01-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 11,011
Posted By Iride01

COVID. Interruptions to supply chains. All...

COVID. Interruptions to supply chains. All sorts of things that will have all of us seeing sky rocketing inflation soon. It was going to happen again sometime. We got to pay for the sins of the...
03-28-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,148
Posted By styggno1

Solving first world problems

Rebuildning the wheels for my Méral Super Randonneur. In doing that I had to solve some really big problems. Like too long valve stems and too many decals on the rims.

I do not know how many of...
03-18-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 799
Posted By JohnDThompson

Are you sure those aren't holes for the pins on...

Are you sure those aren't holes for the pins on which the pawls pivot?



I can't watch… :eek:
03-18-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 799
Posted By bulgie

That link explains it all, thanks so much! This...

That link explains it all, thanks so much! This line from Yellow Jersey is super interesting: "The actual adjustment could be done in one's hands once the middle cog was unscrewed."

So that's the...
03-16-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,271
Posted By machinist42

Put A Cork In It

Fill a basin large enough to accommodate the handlebars with a strong solution of Lye, NaOH, Sodium Hydroxide.

Immerse bars, which should promptly dissolve.

Rinse off cork before using, but it...
03-08-21, 03:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,510
Posted By guy153

I think that was about the time I moved to a not...

I think that was about the time I moved to a not bothering to watch GCN role. Probably well-timed. Yes Jon was good.
03-05-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,062
Posted By seedsbelize

Yes. Refunded. But I have another issue. Over at...

Yes. Refunded. But I have another issue. Over at Totally Tubular, they are espousing very low pressures on tubulars. And you can't get them high enough. You must be riding very good roads.
03-04-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,946
Posted By TiHabanero

"it did put a dent in my opinion of "German"...

"it did put a dent in my opinion of "German" engineering."

Interesting statement. Work on German autos or motorcycles long enough and you realize they simply make vehicles like all the rest and...
03-02-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,730
Posted By qcpmsame

I'd dearly love to find an old Silca floor model,...

I'd dearly love to find an old Silca floor model, the current owner of the rights and tooling is far too proud of the reputation, and prices them far-far-far out of my short monetary reach.

Nice...
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,285
Posted By Steve B.

The old farts will get this.

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03-02-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,730
Posted By SJX426

C&V Silca Pump - Next?

So I decided to look for an older Silca floor pump. Found it. Moltini orange and Columbus tube. It works too! I guess it was in storage for awhile. It is well used and an interesting artifact.The...
02-27-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,999
Views: 202,854
Posted By squirtdad

sshhhhhhssssh...... this is the big secret: they...

sshhhhhhssssh...... this is the big secret: they really are not that hard and from what I read in the mechanics section a ton less difficult than tubeless (i have no tubeless hands on experience) ...
02-27-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,999
Views: 202,854
Posted By seedsbelize

I'm thinking I must be a tubular savant. Every...

I'm thinking I must be a tubular savant. Every aspect I come in contact with is easier and more enjoyable than I expected.:-)
02-24-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,999
Views: 202,854
Posted By Classtime

For our bikes, I think Ambrosio Nemesis is the...

For our bikes, I think Ambrosio Nemesis is the go-to rim.
02-24-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,999
Views: 202,854
Posted By seedsbelize

I bought them from Yellow Jersey. Cheap. I didn't...

I bought them from Yellow Jersey. Cheap. I didn't want to go all in in case I didn't like it. My spare is a Challenge Elite and is wider. My thought was to start out conservative and proceed into...
02-24-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By drlogik

From my days as a teenager helping the mechanic...

From my days as a teenager helping the mechanic at the gas station I worked at, I bleed my brakes the old fashioned way with a wrench, a tube and a coffee can. I don't use a kit. I drain and replace...
02-23-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,541
Posted By Iride01

How soon do I get the money? Once I get the...

How soon do I get the money? Once I get the money, I figure I can go back to cycling and set aside a portion for my legal defense to tie things up till I check out for good.
02-23-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,541
Posted By tyrion

With a billion dollars, I could pay someone to do...

With a billion dollars, I could pay someone to do my biking for me.
02-23-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,541
Posted By joeruge

A billion! With a 'b?' ... let me think for a...

A billion! With a 'b?' ... let me think for a second....Yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,549
Posted By guadzilla

Maybe it is my luck with Schwalbe, but they have...

Maybe it is my luck with Schwalbe, but they have been the worst effing tires I have used of late. In the past 2 years, I have had 1 flat on my Turbo Cottons, 1 flat on my GP5ks, 0 flats on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,549
Posted By Psimet2001

Panaracer Gravel King SK is a tire I bother...

Panaracer Gravel King SK is a tire I bother stocking in house.

Great tire for mixed use. It is the most popular tire in this area.
Fabulous price to performance. Few can approach it on that...
02-22-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,535
Posted By Dirk de Chablis

Campagnolo make the wheels for Ferrari, Porsche...

Campagnolo make the wheels for Ferrari, Porsche and probably Alfa
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,549
Posted By jaxgtr

you could use concrete tires and get a more...

you could use concrete tires and get a more comfortable ride than Gatorskins
02-20-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,535
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...should've gone with Alfa Romeo. Just...

.
...should've gone with Alfa Romeo. Just sayin' :)
02-17-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,130
Posted By Kilroy1988

A Friendly Gesture - Gifted an Early '80s Pro-Miyata

Hello folks!

This morning a gentlemanly friend of mine (a retired school teacher who rides in same circle as my uncle) asked me if I wanted his old Pro-Miyata, which he purchased new. It happens...
02-15-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,364
Posted By iab

My first restoration

Yes, I have been on this board for quite some time now. AS they say in Chicago, a coupletree years. I have started several threads featuring my vintage bikes, But those who have seen those threads...
02-14-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,730
Posted By badger1

You'll know spring has sprung when the first...

You'll know spring has sprung when the first Waving Thread returns to its breeding ground.
02-14-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,730
Posted By rubiksoval

Oh, another thread about disc brakes.

Oh, another thread about disc brakes.
02-14-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,638
Posted By cb400bill

Rule one is don't mess with cheap dual suspension...

Rule one is don't mess with cheap dual suspension mountain bikes.

I don't flip much any more but when I did I concentrated on bikes that I could pick up for less than $50, put maybe $50-100 into,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,202
Posted By illdrag0n

Certainly didn't effect me on today's ride. Using...

Certainly didn't effect me on today's ride. Using the medium spring. Didn't notice it sprinting or out of the saddle but it was a godsend on some of the crap roads. 66 strava achievements on my...
Forum: Foo
02-11-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By ahsposo

The day after a man lost his wife in a scuba...

The day after a man lost his wife in a scuba diving accident, he was greeted by two grim-faced policemen at his door.“We’re sorry to call on you at this hour, Mr. Jones, but we have some information...
02-11-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 856
Posted By turky lurkey

Okay, thanks for responding. I’m stoked on...

Okay, thanks for responding.

I’m stoked on the bike. I’m going to change my attitude and just appreciate the bike.
02-09-21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,585
Posted By Drillium Dude

Last Ride

Today was the final function-check ride for my faithful orange Super before turning it over to a local buyer tomorrow afternoon. We're scheduled to do a longer test ride then; he felt comfortable...
02-08-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,084
Posted By Classtime

They will not feel like Gatorskins.

They will not feel like Gatorskins.
02-08-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By bark_eater

1986+1987 Schwinn geometry charts?

Are the Schwinn geometry specs from 1986 and 1987 published anywhere? Specifically, I'd like to compare the the Tempo's and Prelude's from those years. Thanks.
02-06-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,300
Posted By 79pmooney

I believe Giant will build whatever you spec and...

I believe Giant will build whatever you spec and pay for. Spec a fine race-quality frame with the best CF and details (and pay for it) and Giant will build it. I suspect they are just as willing to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,202
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Not sure why you are commenting when you have no...

Not sure why you are commenting when you have no experience with the product or have the need or desire for an endurance or comfort configuration. I am in the clydesdale category and own own two...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,202
Posted By Ogsarg

The future shock is designed to absorb jarring...

The future shock is designed to absorb jarring kinds of bumps and you should not have it activating from sprinting, etc. The reason for using the heavy spring on the bumpiest roads is to keep it from...
02-06-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,300
Posted By Hiro11

This is my point. Every other industry including...

This is my point. Every other industry including automotive, industrial equipment, appliances, HVAC etc uses press fit bearings exclusively. These applications are almost always dealing with orders...
02-06-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,300
Posted By Hiro11

Now that everyone is going with threaded bottom brackets...

At risk of beating a dead horse...

Trek has adopted the threaded T47 standard for most of their new bikes. Specialized is moving back to the ancient BSA standard on some new bikes, although many...
02-06-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,235
Posted By scarlson

It's for conjuring the ghost of Alex Singer...

It's for conjuring the ghost of Alex Singer brazng on a mount for a Suntour S1! Kids these days! :lol:
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