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01-31-23, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By SkinGriz

I donít know much about bikes. A friend of mine...

I donít know much about bikes.
A friend of mine knows even less.
ĒMy kids bike wonít move at all.Ē
Me, ďIs the brake cable twisted around the headset?Ē
ĒNo.Ē

Next time I was at his house sure...
01-31-23, 08:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,886
Posted By squirtdad

looking forward to pictures of the build :giver:

looking forward to pictures of the build :giver:
01-30-23, 11:35 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,920
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

"I can't believe it's Capitalism!!" Posted on...

"I can't believe it's Capitalism!!"
Posted on Twitter for iPhone

(*sips Starbucks*)
01-28-23, 08:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,421
Posted By Polaris OBark

All tires are gardenhosen if they aren't Rene...

All tires are gardenhosen if they aren't Rene Herse.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-28-23, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,030
Posted By eephotog

I ended up getting a great deal on a custom...

I ended up getting a great deal on a custom wheelset from benscycle, running sun rhyno lite rims on Shimano tiagra level hubs.
01-28-23, 06:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,546
Posted By Murray Missile

I used the blue 3M Engineering Grade reflective...

I used the blue 3M Engineering Grade reflective tape on my old winter beater when I scratched the hell out of the fresh repaint. It was a perfect match for the DupliColor Metallic Blue I used.
...
01-28-23, 12:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,221
Posted By zedda

This sounds to me like the seller was in...

This sounds to me like the seller was in companionship with the guy who intercepted you in the bus. IMO highly unlikely that the friend of the owner happen to have photos and proof of the bike...
01-27-23, 10:47 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,920
Posted By Black wallnut

Nice attempt to tangent off this thread. Fell...

Nice attempt to tangent off this thread. Fell free to spin off a new thread with that question.

I am not surprised at the reaction I have received here. Yes prices go up, sometimes they go down....
01-27-23, 10:30 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,920
Posted By mstateglfr

Strava shows me others who rode that day/year and...

Strava shows me others who rode that day/year and how they did. It shows me people who I know or know of and routes they are riding. Its a social connection.
I have hooked onto a couple...
01-26-23, 03:31 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,920
Posted By genejockey

3.5% unemployment and 2.6% annual GDP growth...

3.5% unemployment and 2.6% annual GDP growth isn't even remotely a "recession".
01-23-23, 11:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,546
Posted By RCMoeur

I'll see your retroreflective strips and raise...

I'll see your retroreflective strips and raise you several rolls of 3M 35 electrical tape. ;)...
01-23-23, 05:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 674
Posted By Hypno Toad

I'm always in my century kit too! I can't think...

I'm always in my century kit too! I can't think of any good reason to trade out my century jersey ... I don't see many in game, that's one hard earned jersey!
01-23-23, 08:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,111
Posted By Koyote

Agreed. Agreed. The opening post...

Agreed.



Agreed.

The opening post reads as if sjanzeir hadn't done even minimal research, as it didn't include any specific questions. But rather than responding as I did, I could've (and...
01-22-23, 10:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,796
Posted By NoWhammies

base2 I just took a look at the McClinchy mile. ...

base2 I just took a look at the McClinchy mile. I am going to confirm with Mrs. NoWhammies, but I will likely be signing up in the next day or two. Will be nice to say hi.
01-22-23, 12:14 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,318
Posted By Kontact

The weight of frames is the point of discussing...

The weight of frames is the point of discussing strength to weight ratios on a bicycle forum. I haven't started a bunch of topics as much as I have tried to illustrate the same principles over and...
01-21-23, 11:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Bike Forum group ride

There was a suggestion in the "Knock, knock" thread that there should be a PNW Bikeforums ride. I have ~250 routes in RWGPS and have led many group rides with friends. Most of my routes start in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-23, 10:08 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 18,565
Posted By Pinigis

ok, I tried our new 33.9mm seat post in an...

ok, I tried our new 33.9mm seat post in an original Swift frame and it fits. I think 34mm may have been a round off.
01-20-23, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By beng1

I apologize for my brain blatherings too. I wish...

I apologize for my brain blatherings too. I wish I had not been that hard on you, live and learn. Best of luck in the future, maybe some good sleep will do the trick.
01-20-23, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By mstateglfr

I read the OP's comments and am still unsure why...

I read the OP's comments and am still unsure why this was shared. The bike certainly is...creative.
Forum: Touring
01-20-23, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By The Goats

First off thx for riding with us! Regarding...

First off thx for riding with us!

Regarding slipping shift levers, tighten central bolt as noted by fellow members here PLUS a great help is to remove bolt and apply a drop of blue thread lock...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-20-23, 07:44 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 18,565
Posted By Pinigis

We finally have production underway and will be...

We finally have production underway and will be delivering bikes in May (barring any unforeseen Covid issues). I decided to do just two colors for this initial run: the green you see above, and a...
01-19-23, 01:00 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By livedarklions

You ever have one of those days when you feel...

You ever have one of those days when you feel like you're riding a dead cat?
01-19-23, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 380
Posted By Positron400

Another update: Removed the decals from the...

Another update:

Removed the decals from the wheels. Never was a fan of the white-red, or a fan of gaudy, large decals in general - esp. not on rims ;) Now the aesthetic is cleaner. Also "tried"...
01-19-23, 11:31 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By Maelochs

Lol ... I buy and sell real estate so I can...

Lol ... I buy and sell real estate so I can afford my carbon fiber Wunderbikes which i cannot even hope to use withing a tenth of their capabilities .... but man, do I love riding them.

That...
01-19-23, 11:28 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By Maelochs

No. You are defining what you consider "a good...

No. You are defining what you consider "a good deal" in whatever random and personal terms you choose and trying to tell everyone who disagrees that they are wrong.

Unless you resell bicycles,...
01-19-23, 11:07 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By tomato coupe

I'm sure everyone sleeps better at night knowing...

I'm sure everyone sleeps better at night knowing you're so concerned about how everyone else spends their money.
01-19-23, 05:34 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By Sy Reene

Evian spelled backwards is Naive

Evian spelled backwards is Naive
01-18-23, 09:51 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By Koyote

The OP was likely just trolling...But even if we...

The OP was likely just trolling...But even if we take him seriously, I'm not sure he's asking the question that you're asking. In fact, it's unclear just what he's asking or suggesting. This line...
01-18-23, 08:52 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By Random11

I've wondered the same thing as the OP. I'm not...

I've wondered the same thing as the OP. I'm not disagreeing. I'm wondering.

I have two bikes with carbon fiber frames and mechanical Ultegra groupsets that have a new price less than 1/3 of a...
01-18-23, 07:12 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Donít say that over on the C&V sub-forum them are...

Donít say that over on the C&V sub-forum them are fighting words. Down tube friction is the highest form of shifting with the odd rogue advocating for bar end shifters.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-23, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4,201
Views: 54,664
Posted By BillyD

Eagle aero. Had a productive day yesterday...

Eagle aero.

Had a productive day yesterday at a new (for me) eagle spot just 15 mins from my house.
...
01-17-23, 01:56 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,318
Posted By genejockey

Why would anyone build a bike like that? It's...

Why would anyone build a bike like that? It's too small for me. :roflmao2:
01-17-23, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 380
Posted By daverup

A small rubber boot on there will help, ...

A small rubber boot on there will help,

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1754/img_20230117_141104_8e1041825cc0f268d1d3d3402aac7804b5853a84.jpg
01-17-23, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 380
Posted By Positron400

Pretty much done at this point :). Only need to...

Pretty much done at this point :). Only need to add handlebare tape and then take it for a testride.
Seatpost and saddle will be replaced soon too because 1.) ugly 2.) too short ;)...
01-17-23, 10:04 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,318
Posted By smd4

Is $14,000 a lot? I guess it's relative. In...

Is $14,000 a lot? I guess it's relative.

In 1984, the Raleigh Olympic time trial bikes cast $25,000 each--or about $70,000 in today's dollars.
01-16-23, 03:33 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,318
Posted By livedarklions

The worst is when the two pumps you're close...

The worst is when the two pumps you're close enough to hear are just a fraction of a second out of sync, although I have to say that the name ""Maria Menounos" sounds completely trippy that way. ...
01-15-23, 11:12 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By tomato coupe

So, Specialized has caved in to marketing? I...

So, Specialized has caved in to marketing? I thought they were the creators of the marketing? Big Bike is so devious, they're even manipulating themselves!
01-15-23, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 380
Posted By Positron400

Mixtie build - Puch Paceline [Austrian Frame]

Hey!

This is the continuation from a thread in the Mechanics section from a bent mixtie Frame. I was able to bend it back into shape and started putting on some stuff. Thought I share the build...
01-14-23, 01:45 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,420
Posted By Kontact

I'll bet they dropped Specialized because of...

I'll bet they dropped Specialized because of their recent direct to consumer move, which Trek is not doing.

Direct to consumer models have taken great brands like Kestrel and Litespeed and made...
01-14-23, 09:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,612
Posted By PeteHski

The simple answer is no. They would have similar...

The simple answer is no. They would have similar steering weight, but different front centre/wheelbase and castor. The slacker head angle would be generally more stable on descents. You can...
01-13-23, 02:32 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By tomato coupe

How can a $14,000 bicycle possibly be worth the...

How can a $14,000 bicycle possibly be worth the money?

D- for originality.
01-13-23, 01:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,455
Posted By Positron400

Quick update: Ordered parts (chainring, BB, DT...

Quick update: Ordered parts (chainring, BB, DT shifters). Turns out i marred the BB threads on the NDS :( - Need to visit the LBS and get them recut. Already stripped the threads on a Hollowtech :(
01-13-23, 12:00 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By Polaris OBark

$14K is chump change for the intended audience. ...

$14K is chump change for the intended audience. If people buy them, then they are priced according to perceived value. If they don't sell, then they are over-priced.
01-12-23, 10:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,177
Posted By Gresp15C

Just make the dork disc look like an extra big...

Just make the dork disc look like an extra big cog. Problem solved. ;)
01-11-23, 03:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,177
Posted By Bob Ross

One of my favorite aphorisms that I learned back...

One of my favorite aphorisms that I learned back when I first became a recreational roadie is "People Who Don't Know The Correct Way To Remove A Spoke Protector Should Be Required To Ride With A...
01-10-23, 10:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,758
Posted By Polaris OBark

Maybe I am taking this too seriously for foo, but...

Maybe I am taking this too seriously for foo, but this kind of saddens me.

Surely, a real hippy would happily maintain a polygamous and gregarious relationship with several bikes simultaneously.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-10-23, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

This is my last post on this, barring questions....

This is my last post on this, barring questions. I moved the box from the 65* basement to the 36* garage last night. Found a "ceramic heater" and tested it as a heat source. I could get the box up to...
01-09-23, 04:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,886
Posted By HelpSingularity

Apparently there is a parallel universe going on...

Apparently there is a parallel universe going on out there where all these people are experiencing the same trials and tribulations as I am.:lol:

Last summer I started having issues trying to...
01-09-23, 02:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,177
Posted By dedhed

​​​​​​https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics...

​​​​​​https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/470515-i-set-my-rear-wheel-fire.html
01-09-23, 10:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,455
Posted By Positron400

Alright - quick update. Went to my LBS this...

Alright - quick update. Went to my LBS this afternoon, and we were able to fix the twisted headtube and realign the downtube. :thumb: They had some frame-straightening jig from Park tool which was...
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