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02-28-20, 09:31 PM
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Posted By katsup

You are replacing lower end parts with lower end...

You are replacing lower end parts with lower end parts. If you want wider tires, why not install them on the wheels you have? A $170 wheelset...
02-28-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By veganbikes

So you can put wider tires on the current...

So you can put wider tires on the current wheelset and you can go for plush or you can go for puncture protection pick one and you will be all set. The nice soft supple tires aren't as puncture...
02-28-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By Gresp15C

My advice is to upgrade only when parts actually...

My advice is to upgrade only when parts actually wear out. The money you save can be applied to the new bike, and you're already well set up to test the waters with the gearing. Parts, purchased...
02-28-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By Mikefule

Just to clarify, because this is important: ...

Just to clarify, because this is important:

You should be able to stand astride the top tube with your feet comfortably on the floor. Not necessarily completely flat footed, and perhaps with the...
02-28-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By Phil_gretz

This will fall into the "any advice or feedback"...

This will fall into the "any advice or feedback" category. The quoted text (above) is not internally consistent. If you want to extend the durability of your current bike, then you should have...
02-28-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

What are you hoping to accomplish? Is some part...

What are you hoping to accomplish? Is some part of the bike broken or manfunctioning or worn out? There is pretty much zero value to be added through your plan. Save the money and get that much...
02-28-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By REDMASTA

no need to start a new thread for every bike you...

no need to start a new thread for every bike you purchase. there are already threads for that.
here...
02-28-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,372
Posted By oouellette

No leather for me, but thanks. Got a shot outside...

No leather for me, but thanks. Got a shot outside today!

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02-27-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By katsup

If the bike is "near mint", why change parts? ...

If the bike is "near mint", why change parts? Ride it as is, you may be happy with it or decide you want a different bike all together.
02-27-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,372
Posted By oouellette

Just got my Kilo WT back from powdercoat. Made...

Just got my Kilo WT back from powdercoat. Made some minor tweaks: Soma seatpost, Stronglight chainguard, H Plus Sons wheelset, 43c gravelkings.

Riding tomorrow for sure!
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02-27-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,913
Posted By FiftySix

Both my bikes are low end. One is a basic...

Both my bikes are low end. One is a basic aluminum framed commuter type with an 8 speed internal gear hub. A really nice bike for the likes of me, it rides nice, and does what it's supposed to do...
02-27-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,312
Posted By mjac

I hope more people post about the fall leaves.

I hope more people post about the fall leaves.
02-27-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,312
Posted By MNebiker

Summer/Fall shots of typical local MUP trail...

Summer/Fall shots of typical local MUP trail through NW suburbs. These trails run through wetlands, wooded areas and park lands and until the trees go bare you would never know there are houses less...
02-27-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,767
Posted By ThermionicScott

My sister-in-law calls it "old man candy." ...

My sister-in-law calls it "old man candy." :lol:
02-27-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,767
Posted By TugaDude

Especially if you bite one open to see the black...

Especially if you bite one open to see the black licorice! BTW, Good & Plenty is one of my all-time favorite candies along with Smarties.
02-27-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,913
Posted By Koyote

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02-27-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,913
Posted By Rides4Beer

Absolutely love my new bike, 2020 Giant Defy...

Absolutely love my new bike, 2020 Giant Defy Advanced 1 (upgraded to di2). Comfortable, fast, and the di2 is fantastic!
...
02-27-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,312
Posted By indyfabz

The one of the tunnel and the one before it are...

The one of the tunnel and the one before it are from the east slope of the NorPac Trail, whish in 9 miles in western Montana up to Lookout Pass at the border with Idaho. (Rode I-90 down from the pass...
02-27-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,312
Posted By BobbyG

I mostly commute in Colorado...

I mostly commute in Colorado Springs...https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/0607170803x_827ae950371cb3994bd8b56f62e42f44695eb80c.jpg
Here are some videos......
02-27-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,312
Posted By indyfabz

Two of them are bike trails: The Mickelson and...

Two of them are bike trails: The Mickelson and NorPac.

Ridden on some configuration of this. Racks and bags are the same, but the tent has changed over time.

...
02-27-20, 12:38 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,312
Posted By woodcraft

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02-26-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,312
Posted By canklecat

I mostly take screencaps from my videos....

I mostly take screencaps from my videos. Occasionally I'll stop and snap proper photos. But photography has been my hobby and sometime job for so long, I try to get away from that on bike rides.
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02-26-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,312
Posted By GeneO

My new digs (retired and moved), Hundreds of...

My new digs (retired and moved), Hundreds of miles of (mostly flat) connected paved trails.
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02-26-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,312
Posted By DrIsotope

Amazing spectacles of pastoral beauty, collated...

Amazing spectacles of pastoral beauty, collated out of years of photographs? Nope. Snapshots of the roads I ride every single day, year in and year out? Yep.
...
02-26-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,312
Posted By flangehead

How would you commute on this?

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One mile long oozing parking lot.

I left work early today and the parking lot...
02-26-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,312
Posted By indyfabz

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Melrose Bench Rd., MT....
02-26-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,372
Posted By seau grateau

Back to the drop bars... ...

Back to the drop bars...
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02-26-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,312
Posted By indyfabz

A sampling of some of the dirt I have ridden...

A sampling of some of the dirt I have ridden during tours over the last 6 or so years. At home I have enough photos from my trips to crash this site.

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02-26-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,312
Posted By mjac

Pictures Of Your Route

How about some pictures from your Route, whether a Rec. Ride, Commute or Trip Ride.

This is my daily Rec. Ride on the bike path on top of the levee on the lake, every Sunrise and Sunset I can...
02-25-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,551
Posted By Fredo_Adagio

I participate in triathlons at a not very serious...

I participate in triathlons at a not very serious level. I have asked the question several times whether it would be better to have platform pedals with toe clips rather than clipless pedals so that...
02-24-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,551
Posted By mjac

y Thanks for the reminder to secure the laces...

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Thanks for the reminder to secure the laces on the shoes I use with Toe Clips.
02-23-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,551
Posted By Fredo_Adagio

Here's a cheaper option by Venzo for a pedal with...

Here's a cheaper option by Venzo for a pedal with an SPD socket on one side and a platform on the other. I have pedals like this on my mountain bike, but they might be another brand. Again, I suggest...
02-23-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,017
Posted By Batstar

Plenty of valid discussion with respect to...

Plenty of valid discussion with respect to hydrating in hot weather but likely just as important to do so in the winter months both before and during rides. BTW, there is still plenty of snow on the...
02-23-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,017
Posted By veganbikes

For really short rides I don't eat in the morning...

For really short rides I don't eat in the morning but if I plan on being out for over an hour or are doing some hard efforts I will certainly try and put something down. You might try a fruit...
02-23-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,372
Posted By Lazyass

I get the award for the Worst Photographer In...

I get the award for the Worst Photographer In Human History. You can't tell but it's a Wabi. Taken this morning. Got it on Christmas eve and it now has 871 miles on it.
...
02-23-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,551
Posted By Miele Man

You might like something like these that come...

You might like something like these that come with a detachable plat that fits over the nut holes and recess in the sole of the shoe for clipless pedals cleats. With the plate on the shoe is like a...
02-23-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,551
Posted By bargo68

Vans! ...

Vans!
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Say no more!
02-23-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,551
Posted By Sy Reene

For pinned pedal commuter bike, I've always been...

For pinned pedal commuter bike, I've always been happy just getting a pair of skate shoes -- eg. Nike SB or DC Shoes, Converse, etc.. often models in canvas if you don't want a leather or suede...
02-22-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,372
Posted By depshop

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02-22-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,382
Posted By Schmiegle

***Zombie Thread Alert*** May 20th 2016, I...

***Zombie Thread Alert***

May 20th 2016, I started a project to restore a literally TRASHED Peugeot PX-10 into the brightest bit of bling one bloke could bring...

Never did not expect to take...
02-21-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,372
Posted By LNKFixed

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Here's my current daily driver. I think tomorrow's actually gonna be my...
02-20-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,017
Posted By Tony P.

The trick to avoiding dehydration is to stay...

The trick to avoiding dehydration is to stay ahead of it. Drinking after you become dehydrated will help but not quickly replace what's lost. Beyond that, continuing to ride after becoming dehydrated...
02-20-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,372
Posted By IAmSam

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02-19-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,372
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Thank you. It's come a long way since I picked it...

Thank you. It's come a long way since I picked it up on Craigslist a decade ago. It was almost new old stock condition with full Champagne 105.
...
02-19-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,372
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Newish wheels,pedals and wrap for the roadie. ...

Newish wheels,pedals and wrap for the roadie.

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02-19-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,372
Posted By Jonneh

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02-19-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,372
Posted By TugaDude

http://velobase.com/CompImages/RDerailleur/F8FCB09...

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Some of their products were...
02-18-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,372
Posted By Gods lonely man

My work horse and all around bike. ...

My work horse and all around bike.
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Razesa pista with some Zeus...
02-18-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,372
Posted By ThermionicScott

New year, same old POS. :) ...

New year, same old POS. :)

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02-16-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,372
Posted By oouellette

My 1986 Madison; Updated for 2020. ...

My 1986 Madison; Updated for 2020.

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