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01-19-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,338
Posted By heatnikki

1984 by George Orwell. The writing and plot is...

1984 by George Orwell. The writing and plot is superb and is still extremely relevant today despite being published in the 40s.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,142
Posted By Zaskar

profjmb I'm with ya - I do NOT like riding a...

profjmb I'm with ya - I do NOT like riding a cluttered bike. But, to borrow a word from your thread title, I do want to end up despoiled because a distracted motorist didn't see my black on black on...
01-17-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,070
Posted By victorm

New bits

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PNW Components ...
01-17-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,508
Posted By Wildwood

You crazy boy. You must be coastal sea-level...

You crazy boy.
You must be coastal sea-level PNW.
Some of the rest of us moved here to enjoy winter skiing.
Mt. Baker = 600-800+" of snow is typical. Snowfall Statistics :: Mt. Baker Ski Area...
01-16-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 59,770
Views: 8,875,111
Posted By alexihnen

1983 Trek 850 - nearly all original, and just...

1983 Trek 850 - nearly all original, and just $225. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/303642387279143/
...
01-16-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7,642
Views: 2,044,794
Posted By browngw

The 1995 Norco Katmandu has a new look with drop...

The 1995 Norco Katmandu has a new look with drop bars.
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01-16-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By mrv

Thank you so much! I had read on bike stack...

Thank you so much!
I had read on bike stack exchange maybe that it would turn on while being charged. But the post was old ish.
Cygolite does not say one way or another on the website.
I have ...
Forum: Touring
01-15-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,465
Posted By AlanK

I Finally Got It!

I finally got it! Well, it's actually the 2020 model, but the specs are exactly the same (color is the only difference). Unfortunately it wasn't through my LBS, which I feel badly about, but he said...
01-15-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 875
Posted By aggiegrads

Hex Key Brand Comparison (photo intensive)

Inspired by Eric F 's hex key question, I decided to take some good photos of various hex key tips to try and help me articulate why I prefer some keys over others. The tip really highlights the...
01-14-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7,642
Views: 2,044,794
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50834764343_60...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50834764343_60ca014bd5_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ks6soc)SmartSelect_20210114-091931_Instagram (https://flic.kr/p/2ks6soc) by Luan Pham...
01-12-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,717
Posted By Russ Roth

All of this. I remember my parents never having a...

All of this. I remember my parents never having a functioning flashlight in their house and they probably still don't. I bought a couple of ryobi 20.00 flashlights that I keep 4Ah 18v lithium...
01-11-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 363,428
Posted By Murray Missile

I suggested to his Dad that he help me fix his...

I suggested to his Dad that he help me fix his BMX bike and then he can sell it, he thought that was a great idea. I'm kind of surprised Dad let the BMX get in disrepair but it did so I'll take...
01-11-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,717
Posted By UCantTouchThis

I buy these alum mounts on ebay. Sometimes 2 for...

I buy these alum mounts on ebay. Sometimes 2 for $7, other times, $7 each depending on which stores have them. Also picked up blue, 2 for $7 on "rainbowimaging" on ebay. Fat shipping.

Then a mount...
Forum: Touring
01-11-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 225,519
Posted By Doug64

Anyone who toured in the Netherlands has a photo...

Anyone who toured in the Netherlands has a photo like this.
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Forum: Foo
01-10-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8,040
Views: 1,500,819
Posted By cat0020

RED JAGUAR D-TYPE – BRITAIN’S LE MANS-DOMINATING...

RED JAGUAR D-TYPE – BRITAIN’S LE MANS-DOMINATING SUPERCAR (https://silodrome.com/red-jaguar-d-type/)

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...
01-10-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 363,428
Posted By Murray Missile

Well, it's not C&V but yesterday my soon to be 10...

Well, it's not C&V but yesterday my soon to be 10 Yr. old Grandson and I put together the MTB "kit" I gave him for Christmas. He had outgrown his BMX bike and wanted a MTB so he could keep up with...
01-09-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,070
Posted By victorm

Better pics

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01-09-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7,642
Views: 2,044,794
Posted By fvernon

I'm in the process of rebuilding my '89...

I'm in the process of rebuilding my '89 Stumpjumper Comp--I had on a pair of Voodoo Scorcher bars with the original stem (see pics somewhere earlier in this thread), but it set me too high/too far...
01-07-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Post 2 is all good information. Meanwhile, check...

Post 2 is all good information. Meanwhile, check your bike fit - here's my primer: https://www.bikeforums.net/21296948-post3.html

Do these stretches every morning:...
01-07-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 363,428
Posted By Goosecheck

....Pictured on his bike; fits! ...

....Pictured on his bike; fits!
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01-06-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,070
Posted By victorm

The Bell😍😍

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Crane Suzu from Osaka
01-06-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 363,428
Posted By natterberry

Speaking of cleaning polishing, Iíve been working...

Speaking of cleaning polishing, Iíve been working on these bad boys. ...
01-05-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 363,428
Posted By clubman

New/old bike for my daughter. Canadian made...

New/old bike for my daughter. Canadian made Raleigh Rocky from 92 I believe. A garage queen tank but it's going to fit and she loves a nice paint job and at $75 cdn, a bargoon during Covid.. I hated...
Forum: Foo
01-03-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8,040
Views: 1,500,819
Posted By cat0020

Toyota 2000 GT...

Toyota 2000 GT (https://silodrome.com/toyota-2000-gt-car/)

https://silodrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Toyota-2000GT-Doors-1600x1073.jpg
...
12-29-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,659
Posted By rsbob

Since we all seem to be of the same era, here is...

Since we all seem to be of the same era, here is a car of that time. It’s a ‘71 conversion to a 6 cylinder.

How fast can I go? About 130 on the track.

...
12-24-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Toadmeister

Thanks all. I ordered the Jargwire Moutain Pro!

Thanks all. I ordered the Jargwire Moutain Pro!
11-29-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7,642
Views: 2,044,794
Posted By Oldsledz

Here is one I got this weekend Ladies Mongoose...

Here is one I got this weekend Ladies Mongoose ATB from around 1985.
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11-29-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,259
Posted By sdmc530

Mileage record for me.....just had to share/brag!!

This year has been a great year for me cycling that is. Before this year I have never had the time to put up enough rides to exceed 3,000 miles in a year. BUT with covid setting in early I knew I...
11-24-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,783
Posted By rydabent

Im sure as usual I will get push back, but in...

Im sure as usual I will get push back, but in answer to what you said, if you ride a trike there is virtually no discomfort and a very small chance of crashing. And for myself not being into the no...
11-24-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By sdmc530

Clyde got it done!

Every year our agency does a Col. Fitness Challenge. 6 categories to compete with and they give an award for the high performers in each category and overall too. It runs 10 weeks and its a good...
11-23-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,783
Posted By ChicagoWandrer

The feeling of freedom on those first few pedals...

The feeling of freedom on those first few pedals of every ride.... it never gets old. I feel grounded, connected to the earth, and that I can go anywhere.
11-23-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,945
Posted By Korina

For anyone interested, the state has released its...

For anyone interested, the state has released its report (https://calsta.ca.gov/-/media/calsta-media/documents/sb-1029-assessment-of-ncra-report-to-legislature-111220.pdf), an assessment of the NCRA...
11-22-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7,642
Views: 2,044,794
Posted By brandenjs

All finished up and looks pretty good I think. ...

All finished up and looks pretty good I think.

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11-21-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,286
Posted By Sangetsu

No, you didn't pass the quarter million deaths...

No, you didn't pass the quarter million deaths milestone yesterday. If you used Germany's standard for counting COVID fatalities, total deaths in the US would be 31,000. If you used Japan's standard,...
11-20-20, 01:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,286
Posted By canklecat

The meat packing industry has been a mess for...

The meat packing industry has been a mess for decades, especially handling poultry and pigs. Not all of them are bad, but I've seen some bad places in person as a safety and health inspector. And...
11-19-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,854
Posted By LittleGinseng

Occasionally one must break out the flat file...

Occasionally one must break out the flat file before a proper polish

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11-19-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,854
Posted By brian3069

I was on a polishing kick a few years ago. Remove...

I was on a polishing kick a few years ago. Remove the anodizing with oven cleaner. Wet sand with 400-600-800-1000-1200-1500-2000 grit paper. Finish with Mothers mag and aluminum polish.

...
11-19-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,854
Posted By plonz

In my experience nothing beats the buffing...

In my experience nothing beats the buffing machine for reviving the finish on tired rims and hubs. First picture shows the Mavic Module E wheel on a crusty old Peugeot I got. Next picture is the...
11-10-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,634
Posted By Drillium Dude

I answer to myself when it comes to...

I answer to myself when it comes to responsibility for my lifestyle. Couldn't give a whit about what others think. Ride it like you stole it if that's what the bike compels you to do. I would add,...
Forum: Foo
11-07-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8,040
Views: 1,500,819
Posted By EJ123

As someone who drives a small sedan and loves it,...

As someone who drives a small sedan and loves it, the thought of an SUV for the room as appealing. But then I thought...if a sedan is so awesome and you want the space of an SUV, why not just get a...
11-07-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,483
Posted By BobbyG

Dress for how you will feel 20 minutes into the...

Dress for how you will feel 20 minutes into the ride. Instead of a heavy jacket, choose 2 or 3 (or 4), light, breathable layers under a wind-breaking but breathable shell. That way you can adjust...
11-07-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By DiabloScott

This is my screensaver/wallpaper - when I...

This is my screensaver/wallpaper - when I daydream about dropping out of society, the rat race, and politics... I take a mental trip to Iceland.
...
Forum: Touring
11-06-20, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 225,519
Posted By str

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-03-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By CycleryNorth81

Not true. The NIH (National Institute of Health...

Not true. The NIH (National Institute of Health in the USA, ie Government) spends a large amount of money in research.

"Did you know that NIH is the largest public funder of biomedical research in...
11-01-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,805
Posted By victorm

Nov 1st Rip

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10-30-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7,642
Views: 2,044,794
Posted By majmt

A few years ago, I picked up (2nd hand cheap) one...

A few years ago, I picked up (2nd hand cheap) one of the 250 Stumpjumper Classics that Specialized ran in 2006 for the 25th anniversary of the original Stumper mothership. I guess this reissue of...
10-29-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 149,020
Posted By Smokinapankake

1989 Panasonic MC4500 that was originally...

1989 Panasonic MC4500 that was originally sporting some dismal Suntour XCM components; Iíve swapped as much as I could with Deore XT 7 speed - way better, but I think in the near future Iíll put on...
10-28-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7,642
Views: 2,044,794
Posted By BocaJr

1991 Bridgestone MB-1

Picked this up about two months ago off CL. Looks to be mostly original, down to the dork disc and wheel reflectors! Plan to ride it before making any major changes. Just made a few minor changes....
10-27-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Your height doesn't matter as much as the length...

Your height doesn't matter as much as the length of your torso. ETT means Effective Top Tube. https://www.bikecad.ca/effective_top_tube_length

To get your recommended ETT, go to:...
Forum: Touring
10-27-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 225,519
Posted By robow

A friend and I riding into the early morning fog...

A friend and I riding into the early morning fog recently.

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