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05-05-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By icemilkcoffee

6400 uses the same allen bolt to secure the...

6400 uses the same allen bolt to secure the freehub body as the 6401:
https://si.shimano.com/api/publish/storage/pdf/en/ev/FH-6400/EV-FH-6400-0838B.pdf...
05-04-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 134
Posted By icemilkcoffee

the 5800 series is 11 speed. Are you somehow...

the 5800 series is 11 speed. Are you somehow mixing 11 speed and 10 speed components?
05-04-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,119
Posted By Troul

C'mon, it's a Discovery if not Hallmark network...

C'mon, it's a Discovery if not Hallmark network at least.

I lol'd too much at these responses. I need to ride more.
05-02-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By rivrgazr

If you have an original Volkswagen beetle engine,...

If you have an original Volkswagen beetle engine, and take it apart and put it back together enough times, you'll be able to build another Volkswagen engine from the leftover parts, and both will run...
05-02-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By alcjphil

The headset with a higher stack might not have...

The headset with a higher stack might not have enough exposed threads for the locknut
05-01-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 330
Posted By MRT2

When you pick the bike up, do the wheels spin...

When you pick the bike up, do the wheels spin freely? When coasting downhill, is pedaling any easier?
04-30-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By indyfabz

I'd be more concerned about the effect humidity...

I'd be more concerned about the effect humidity could have.
04-28-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,816
Posted By Rolla

Don't go into the bike business because you love...

Don't go into the bike business because you love bikes; go into the bike business because you love business.
Your number one, two, and three headaches will be attracting, training, and retaining...
04-27-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By indyfabz

Including BF. :innocent:

Including BF. :innocent:
04-26-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,121
Posted By rsbob

Do you live in a flat or hilly/mountainous area? ...

Do you live in a flat or hilly/mountainous area? The question might answer itself.
04-26-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By fettsvenska

One thing to check for usage is the tires. If...

One thing to check for usage is the tires. If this bike has truly only been ridden 3 times, then the tires should show hardly any sign of wear. Depending on the tires, they may even still have the...
04-26-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 667
Posted By GlennR

I hear for all NASCAR races and for LeMans they...

I hear for all NASCAR races and for LeMans they are eliminating the pits. The drivers will be issued a Harbor Freight tool kit.
...
04-26-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By HillRider

A 44mm headtube will accept a 1-1/8" x1-1/2"...

A 44mm headtube will accept a 1-1/8" x1-1/2" tapered steerer. The top race remains a ZS44/28.2 or a EC44/28.2 while the bottom race becomes a EC44/40
04-26-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,849
Posted By Reflector Guy

If there's one thing we've learned with those two...

If there's one thing we've learned with those two threads, it is that the other guy is doing it all wrong!
04-25-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,849
Posted By GlennR

I have a MUP 2 miles from my house and know when...

I have a MUP 2 miles from my house and know when to avoid it and when it's OK to ride.

The MUPs have a technical speed limit of 15mph. When it's nice out there can be a lot of walkers with kids...
04-24-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,025
Posted By livedarklions

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/720x1440/screenshot_20210424_064339_e8c20f2d406164030fd49434f20f6c88cbb6dea9.png
04-23-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 806
Posted By wgscott

I don't know. Those fears sound totally rational...

I don't know. Those fears sound totally rational to me.

I broke my ankle rather severely a few years ago. I turned 50 on crutches. It had nothing to do with biking, but it forever changed my...
04-23-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By livedarklions

Close, the label was printed on a Canon(dale).

Close, the label was printed on a Canon(dale).
04-23-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By squirtdad

IMHO this is a great result

IMHO this is a great result
04-23-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By indyfabz

The Cannondale label looks crooked.

The Cannondale label looks crooked.
04-23-21, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By Happy Feet

All this talk of up hill riding had me get out...

All this talk of up hill riding had me get out the go pro and piece together some snippets from today's up and down ride.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5xqX9TyUFY

and the accompanying down...
04-22-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,656
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Patching Party

No problems in this thread to answer but I thought I'd share results from my patching party. Typically each off season I hold a party where we all patch out rubes from the previous year. This was...
04-21-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 679
Posted By billridesbikes

Next you're going to tell us you didn't line up...

Next you're going to tell us you didn't line up the 'C' in Continental with valve stem aren't you, you monster?
04-18-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,215
Posted By cxwrench

He posted that the housing was fraying. Maybe the...

He posted that the housing was fraying. Maybe the OP can clarify as I am not sure he's using the correct terminology.
04-15-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By jim_pridx

I definitely resemble that remark.......LOL....

I definitely resemble that remark.......LOL. Seriously, though, I've been mountain biking on and off since the mid '80s, and while I've taken my fair share of spills over the years, at 67 I'm much...
04-14-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

One of the first rules in assessing issues with...

One of the first rules in assessing issues with systems is to separate the components and see how each functions apart. So remove the cable pull up clips from the straddle cables and see what the...
04-14-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,424
Posted By Joe Bikerider

When I bought my Della Santa in (about 1992) it...

When I bought my Della Santa in (about 1992) it included a fit. It was really good and I was riding pretty fast on that set up. Especially up hill. That was when I was 40 years old. But fits donít...
04-14-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 572
Posted By caloso

If you come down I-5, you’ll have 400 miles where...

If you come down I-5, you’ll have 400 miles where the steepest climb is going to be an overpass.
04-14-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By cxwrench

I can't remember the last time I used a third...

I can't remember the last time I used a third hand tool for this. You can do the same thing by 'cheating' the high limit screw like you would on a front derailleur. Turn it in a full turn or turn and...
04-14-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 836
Posted By JohnDThompson

I used to feel that way, back when I worked in a...

I used to feel that way, back when I worked in a bike shop. But now that I'm 65 years old with arthritis in both hands (perhaps a result of years of wrestling stubborn tires onto rims with my bare...
04-10-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,635
Posted By indyfabz

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-05...

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-05/why-ikea-recalled-its-sladda-bikes
04-08-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,349
Posted By HillRider

Absolutely, the whole is almost always cheaper...

Absolutely, the whole is almost always cheaper than the sum of its parts. I've also built several bikes up from bare frames but either got a great deal on a complete "build kit" or transferred most...
04-07-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,412
Posted By GlennR

Get a e-bike. BTW, CAT6 is good for 1000mb...

Get a e-bike.

BTW, CAT6 is good for 1000mb speed.
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41yTPKLnANL._AC_SY1000_.jpg
04-06-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,412
Posted By indyfabz

How ironic considering the thread topic.

How ironic considering the thread topic.
04-03-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 786
Posted By Crankycrank

Gel Nail Polish 101: Everything You Need to Know...

Gel Nail Polish 101: Everything You Need to Know About Gel Manicures | Teen Vogue (https://www.teenvogue.com/story/gel-manicures) You just need to decide if this is for evening events or a daytime...
04-01-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,527
Posted By shelbyfv

When you build these basic cycles, cost could be...

When you build these basic cycles, cost could be significantly reduced by specifying only one wheel.
04-01-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 950
Posted By oldbobcat

Any part named "Metropolis" should never go on a...

Any part named "Metropolis" should never go on a Colnago anyway.
03-31-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,317
Posted By cxwrench

Careful Juan...the mods don't like when we point...

Careful Juan...the mods don't like when we point out the obvious truth.
03-31-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,590
Posted By DMC707

Dont put mediocre parts on a Yeti. Its not a...

Dont put mediocre parts on a Yeti. Its not a Rockhopper. The Rockhopper 29’er may very well outperform the old Yeti due to wheel size, but it will never be a Yeti.

Recommendations on this...
03-30-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,291
Posted By CAT7RDR

And to think I first thought this thread was...

And to think I first thought this thread was about the % of BF members that had college degrees? :foo:
03-29-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,385
Posted By Koyote

I'm no physicist, but I think heavier bikes are...

I'm no physicist, but I think heavier bikes are faster going downhill...
03-23-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Crankycrank

Here's a video on how to take apart a cartridge...

Here's a video on how to take apart a cartridge square taper BB although yours may be slightly different. Sealed Cartridge Bottom Bracket Disassembly/Assembly - YouTube
03-23-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,053
Posted By rydabent

As many have posted before if you have a...

As many have posted before if you have a triple------------small ring is for going up hill-----------center ring is for most riding--------------Big ring is for down hill with the wind. Pick your...
03-23-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,763
Posted By alcjphil

OP doesn't seem to understand that changing the...

OP doesn't seem to understand that changing the freewheel won't change the OLD of the hub
03-23-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,049
Posted By tomato coupe

Here's what we did when my wife was looking for a...

Here's what we did when my wife was looking for a new bike:
1. Lightweight road bike frame that can handle moderately wide (32mm) tires.
2. Electronic groupset to make shifting easy.
3. Two-sided...
03-22-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By prj71

Spend an extra $50 and get the Talon which has...

Spend an extra $50 and get the Talon which has disc brakes.
03-20-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 843
Posted By shelbyfv

Only one camp is correct.:rolleyes:

Only one camp is correct.:rolleyes:
03-18-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By HillRider

Stack height would be an issue if you have a...

Stack height would be an issue if you have a steerer cut so short that it just reaches 3 mm or so below the top of the stem clamp with no spacers. Otherwise stack heights for threadless headsets...
03-18-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,120
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

There is no one answer to this question. There is...

There is no one answer to this question. There is no industry accepted/standard "tune up". Every bike has it's own issues and areas of greater or lesser needs. Yesterday's work showed this quite...
03-16-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,988
Posted By ClydeClydeson

He rides to complete exhaustion, then comes to a...

He rides to complete exhaustion, then comes to a stop and simply leans slightly to the left for a rest.
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