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09-16-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 710
Posted By Litespud

there are pedals with plain platforms on one side...

there are pedals with plain platforms on one side and SPD-style clips on the other, so you can use regular shoes without cleats while maintaining the option of cleated bike shoes. Another possibility...
09-16-20, 10:10 AM
09-16-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 710
Posted By Litespud

So you want to be able to fasten cleats to...

So you want to be able to fasten cleats to essentially any pair of shoes, making the shoes usable with...toe straps? Are you talking about old-style cleats or "clipless" cleats? The problem as I see...
09-11-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By wgscott

This will work: ...

This will work:

https://www.hopetech.com/products/brakes/road/rx4-flatmount-front-caliper/
09-11-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By jp911

It's true that with cars you size the master...

It's true that with cars you size the master cylinder to match the brake caliper piston diameters and it makes a big difference in effort required and ability to modulate. That said, it's also true...
09-11-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By gsa103

True, but with the popularity of gravel and cross...

True, but with the popularity of gravel and cross riding, there's likely to be a demand. For Shimano, the mtn levers are the same for one and two piston calipers, the same seems to be true for SRAM.
09-11-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By dsbrantjr

They might also need differently-sized master...

They might also need differently-sized master cylinders. The variables of master piston diameter and throw, lever mechanical advantage and slave piston diameter and number, and throw all interact,...
09-11-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By fietsbob

[Homework] Learn: a bit of fluid dynamics,, ...

[Homework] Learn: a bit of fluid dynamics,, kind of like economics_ supply & demand..
how much is displaced by the master cylinder piston, And what is the displacement volume of your 4 slave...
07-01-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 993
Posted By wgscott

There's always the fork crown: ...

There's always the fork crown:

https://dur-duweb.newscyclecloud.com/storyimage/DU/20190329/SPORTS01/190329557/EP/1/1/EP-190329557.jpg
06-17-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By dsaul

As long as both shifter and derailleur are Exact...

As long as both shifter and derailleur are Exact Actuation, it will work fine.
06-17-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Dancing Skeleton

There is a thread somewhere, along with YouTube...

There is a thread somewhere, along with YouTube videos that show this setup.
I was going to use it for a hill climb setup, with a 50/34 & 11/36, Sram Red 11-speed shifters & a long-cage exact...
06-16-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By tFUnK

I've done the opposite (11sp RD with 10sp...

I've done the opposite (11sp RD with 10sp shifters) and it works fine.
05-24-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By oldbobcat

Selection of a spindle length depends, however,...

Selection of a spindle length depends, however, on the crank spec, the bottom bracket shell width, and the chain line. That is, the middle ring or the space between double rings must align with the...
05-24-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By FastJake

In general, it is possible to get a square taper...

In general, it is possible to get a square taper crank to a lower q-factor. With Hollowtech II, GXP, BB30, or any external bearing system you have basically zero adjustment.

Here is a list of...
05-24-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By 79pmooney

Many of the older square taper BBs were...

Many of the older square taper BBs were asymmetrical. Newer tend to be like Shimanos with symmetry, putting the left crank much further out than it had to be to clear the chainstay.

One advantage...
05-24-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By HTupolev

Square-taper cranksets often allow for lower...

Square-taper cranksets often allow for lower q-factors because the 3-piece assembly gives a lot of control over how the arms are positioned: you can readily adjust the spindle length, and you can...
05-11-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By csuperbike

Just go for it. I don’t think you will have any...

Just go for it. I don’t think you will have any issues.
05-05-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By phughes

Me too, I may try to find one for myself.

Me too, I may try to find one for myself.
05-04-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By catacombs

So...are you wearing the jersey or not?

So...are you wearing the jersey or not?
05-04-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By Gresp15C

Amusingly, a friend gave me one of those and I...

Amusingly, a friend gave me one of those and I put it on my bike, but took it back off after realizing that proclaiming "survival of the fittest" while contending with traffic might not be the best...
05-03-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By RocHed11

I actually think it's somewhat clever. It's a...

I actually think it's somewhat clever. It's a humorous take on the concept of "Man's supposed evolvement from apes. I would wear it. I'm conservative and have a sense of humor.

T
05-03-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By Dirt Farmer

No one was triggered when I wore mine today. ...

No one was triggered when I wore mine today.

I bought mine from OCG, however.
05-03-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By bigd777

I have that jersey and I've had no problems .plus...

I have that jersey and I've had no problems .plus who cares
05-03-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By Stellari

I think they are great... People choose to be...

I think they are great... People choose to be offended, so have fun and wear what you want plenty will enjoy and laugh with likeminded others (these are people you want to get to know and enjoy their...
05-03-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By catacombs

I doubt anyone will care about your jersey, OP....

I doubt anyone will care about your jersey, OP. Wear what makes you feel good.
05-02-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By Bill in VA

I like it. Yes there are some who might be...

I like it. Yes there are some who might be triggered. Too bad. GO for it.

This can be a trigger for some, but it is popular on cars.
...
05-02-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By Cycle Tourist

I get and what you're saying and agree but, not...

I get and what you're saying and agree but, not everyone can afford $100 jerseys and as opposed to wearing a tee shirt or a sweatshirt it to, is a huge improvement.. as for the novelty part, it's a...
05-02-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By velojym

I can only speak for myself, so no, I wouldn't be...

I can only speak for myself, so no, I wouldn't be triggered at all.

Besides, it's a waste of spirit to go about looking for offense. :)
05-02-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By Cycle Tourist

If you were to "go out" from a bike fall no one...

If you were to "go out" from a bike fall no one will notice your jersey,...even in the US.
We are nerdy because we know the fun in efficient muscular movement to facilitate forward progress, hence...
05-02-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By AnthonyG

I though you would like it. I've worked with S...

I though you would like it. I've worked with S Koreans before. A very Patriarchal society.
05-02-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By AnthonyG

Meh, nothing to worry about then. Apart from...

Meh, nothing to worry about then.
Apart from your father, who's going to get upset anyway.
05-02-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By MaxKatt

Grey is perfect. Blend with pavement like camo....

Grey is perfect. Blend with pavement like camo. Excellent irony winning a Darwin in “evolution” Jersey.
05-02-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By AnthonyG

This jersey wouldn't trigger any bad responses in...

This jersey wouldn't trigger any bad responses in Australia. Some would think its mildly amusing.
The USA is full of LUNATICS though so who knows.
05-02-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By spelger

i like the jersey. i would definitely wear one....

i like the jersey. i would definitely wear one. but i like to buy in person to get the feel for the thing.
05-02-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By Wildwood

iím gushing Life on Olympus is good. ...

iím gushing
Life on Olympus is good.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/52e2939c_832f_4fd2_97dc_3a6d80a9ece4_e513358efc02d381dcebec54118cbc3af86c98bb.jpeg
05-02-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By Wileyrat

People will just think youíre kind of nerdy, if...

People will just think youíre kind of nerdy, if they think anything about it at all
05-02-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By wolfchild

An adult riding a bicycle is enough to trigger a...

An adult riding a bicycle is enough to trigger a serious emotional response in a lot of non-cyclists, no matter how the cyclists is dressed.
05-02-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By Wildwood

Somebody will get triggered over anything you do....

Somebody will get triggered over anything you do.
Social media allows us to broadcast for supporters.
We used to keep quiet over the petty stuff.
Evolution.
05-02-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,603
Posted By Litespud

most people seeing you on a bike will think...

most people seeing you on a bike will think youíre a weirdo anyway - so whereís the harm?
04-27-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By smashndash

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/short-reach-hand...

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/short-reach-handlebars/p/156040?color=230922-156040&searchText=21016-3036&gclid=Cj0KCQjwhZr1BRCLARIsALjRVQNnHQzNuq41FaLufvPRJJi6Cyy_ew3zrTqsXuxC9Nd_rGWVZeQW9n8aAhddEA...
04-25-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By duckhuntr

If anything like that existed it would be made by...

If anything like that existed it would be made by Nitto
04-25-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By AnthonyG

I have seen 360mm bars in the past, yet what...

I have seen 360mm bars in the past, yet what exactly do you mean by 360mm flared?

I've just measured my current handlebars. They are Ritchey PRO Biomax bars and they measure 360mm c-c at the...
Forum: Triathlon
04-23-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,282
Posted By _ForceD_

Iíve only ever used the style on the left...and...

Iíve only ever used the style on the left...and Iíve never felt like the style on the right would be comfortable for me. But I think it just comes down to personal preference.


Dan
04-23-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By aggiegrads

How did you arrive at this number? If you worked...

How did you arrive at this number? If you worked with a fitter, then all should be good. If you are extremely short, have unusual proportions, or have flexibility or adaptive problems, then you may...
04-23-20, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By tangerineowl

1x builds:-...

1x builds:- https://kidsracing.co.uk/collections/cyclocross-bikes-700c-low-standover

They do up to 54cm, so its more proportions than just kids.

HUP website mentions:- 68mm bb. 1x is 44t max....
04-22-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By jimincalif

I have 3 DT hubs and use Super Lube synthetic...

I have 3 DT hubs and use Super Lube synthetic grease on them. Seems to work fine.
04-22-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By davidad

https://www.motionindustries.com/productDetail.jsp...

https://www.motionindustries.com/productDetail.jsp?sku=00779844&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIt-6g04T96AIVV__jBx29XQy_EAQYByABEgKqdPD_BwE

I see nothing wrong with using any high quality grease. I use this on...
04-22-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By Crankycrank

There is probably nothing special about the DT...

There is probably nothing special about the DT grease but getting the correct viscosity is the most important part. I'm the type of person who hates buying overpriced special bike lubes that are no...
04-21-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By Trevtassie

You have to use DT grease or otherwise your hub...

You have to use DT grease or otherwise your hub will asplode.

Anyway a quick LMGTFY says right there it's TP-42 with extra oil added......
02-06-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,141
Posted By unterhausen

This discussion of why the OP wants a quiet hub...

This discussion of why the OP wants a quiet hub just doesn't seem to be going anywhere good, so let's just agree to knock it off before I have to start deleting posts.

I was thinking about...
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