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Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By Johnd.211

I use Tubolito tubes and they can be re-rolled to...

I use Tubolito tubes and they can be re-rolled to essentially the same size as pre-inflation. The patches work really well. They're stoopid expensive.
05-01-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By oldbobcat

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/606x640/s_l640_bfc25860ef3c3c79f093d2422df75e26ea5ce48f.jpg
Squealing is caused by vibration, After ensuring that your headset is properly...
05-01-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By RocThrower

I don't think you ruined them. I would suggest...

I don't think you ruined them. I would suggest cleaning the rotors with isopropyl alcohol and lightly sand the pads with some 240 grit sandpaper on a flat surface. Just enough to remove any...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,896
Posted By rubiksoval

I just got a pair last month! So far, pretty...

I just got a pair last month! So far, pretty impressive. They hold air like a butyl, but mine came in at 43 and 44 grams, so shed almost 70 grams total off the Vittoria latex I usually roll.

I've...
05-01-21, 04:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By ARider2

Yes, I cleaned the brake rotor with Brakekleen...

Yes, I cleaned the brake rotor with Brakekleen before I changed it and the noise remained so I swapped it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Caliwild

Pics on the bike...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1242x1573/img_56ea68047d3e_1_5d57a5c61cf3544782ad2686b9dd9c9516ba4412.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,896
Posted By WhyFi

Lol.

Lol.
04-30-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By surak

You can try sanding the rotors to scuff up the...

You can try sanding the rotors to scuff up the surface, same with the pads, and try bedding them after. Use some Brakleen over the rotors if they're contaminated and not just improperly bedded. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By Spiduhman

Thanks Lezyne

Shout out to Lezyne (bike accessories).
They replaced my failed Enhanced Micro GPS unit, wow, nice!
The C unit is the same size, button layout, etc., however, the screen is colour and a bit wider,...
04-20-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By coffeesnob

you cant beat a van. lock up the bikes while...

you cant beat a van. lock up the bikes while traveling and when going into town etc...
04-16-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By Rolla

Bruce Gordon beat 'em by a year or so, but he...

Bruce Gordon beat 'em by a year or so, but he didn't have that awesome music.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjN3XZIzs7c
04-16-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By prj71

Time Warp Gravel Bike

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6O8k2c09yY
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By Pathfinder27

My new to me road bike

Hey all,
I'm a budget cyclist and always have been. I rode a Dianmondback Haanjo CX converted to drop bars for the last 7 years. Yesterday I sold that bike and picked up a used Giant Contend SL2,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This thread could have been a great way to find...

This thread could have been a great way to find people to follow on Strava. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Caliwild

Cane Creek eeBrakes El TD edition

OK, so I splurged and got some new eeBrakes for my Bianchi Infinito. Yes, I know they're pricey but they're the pinnacle of rim brakes. Perhaps I'm vain but this color combo is just too pretty to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,487
Posted By SCTinkering

T-Lab (Visceral out of Montreal) X3 Full GRX Di2...

T-Lab (Visceral out of Montreal) X3 Full GRX Di2 (Gravel/Endurance Geometry) and a set of wheels for every occasion. Bought Gravel for flexibility and friendly geometry. Upgraded from a 2003 Airborne...
04-11-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 196,574
Posted By MrWasabi

I like those SQLab Innerbarends. They look like...

I like those SQLab Innerbarends. They look like they could help with my riding position when my back is starting to ache. I'd be using them with Ergon GP3 grips.

Edit: I just bought a pair of 411s...
04-08-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By cbrstar

There is a BMX company called YESS and they have...

There is a BMX company called YESS and they have done it both ways.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x337/yess_1_612770b1047406408f89354465acc0d35535f637.jpg
...
04-04-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By 70sSanO

This thread will probably go on with opinions...

This thread will probably go on with opinions from both sides.

I am no expert, but I believe that there a couple of pieces to this. The spacer cap and the compression plug. I think it is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By WhyFi

No, the Darts look interesting, but I've only...

No, the Darts look interesting, but I've only seen them online - I'd like to see/touch them in person before buying; I'm not clear on how bulky the fronds (for lack of a better term) are and whether...
03-27-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,772
Posted By Hiro11

My bikes all have names: - Eliot - my...

My bikes all have names:

- Eliot - my fatbike named after the FedEx delivery guy named Eliot who got scared in 1/2" of snow on delivery day and failed to deliver the bike, causing me to spend an...
03-26-21, 11:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,772
Posted By badger1

tmi

tmi
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,353
Posted By Leinster

I had to google bronze cerakote. I think that...

I had to google bronze cerakote. I think that color scheme belongs on a long-cage derailleur hanging from an All-City Gorilla Monsoon. I would ride the heck out of that bike.

I think as Campag...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By jpescatore

I filled out a contact form to Jamis on their web...

I filled out a contact form to Jamis on their web site, telling them of my experience and giving them links to both threads - will post any reply I get.
03-26-21, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4,997
Views: 3,502,367
Posted By Badger6

One week on...I finally upgraded my 2015 Diverge...

One week on...I finally upgraded my 2015 Diverge (Gen1) (it will remain in the stable as a rain bike). This new 2021 Diverge (Gen3) is hard to describe as simply an "upgrade." It is so different. The...
03-25-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By Litespud

but think of the badass chain tattoos 👍

but think of the badass chain tattoos 👍
03-24-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,527
Posted By Iride01

A "volks-bike" so to speak. Viva la...

A "volks-bike" so to speak. Viva la bike!
03-24-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,527
Posted By UniChris

The Need for Basic Bikes

Streetsblog surprised me today by having an article which highlights a real issue without bending it all out of shape: How the ‘Budget-Bike Trap’ Creates Inequality...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,561
Posted By caloso

I'm a belt-and-suspenders type, so I carry a...

I'm a belt-and-suspenders type, so I carry a Lezyne minipump under the bottle cage and a saddle bag with CO2, spare tube, and patch kit. First flat gets a new tube and CO2, and I can be back on the...
03-22-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,437
Posted By Charliekeet

I think that, like the OP, you're drawing...

I think that, like the OP, you're drawing inferences from some observations and attributing characteristics where they're not necessarily deserved... e.g.:
"But successful people also have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By Kimmo

You have it backwards. IIRC, a round cross...

You have it backwards. IIRC, a round cross section can only take 80% in shear of what it can take in tension; elbows are a weak spot.

But spokes only fail by yielding when the wheel is destroyed...
03-18-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 942
Posted By primov8

You're right. I worded it wrong as I was thinking...

You're right. I worded it wrong as I was thinking how much more of the seatpost can be exposed when the TT is compact/sloping as in the case with this Premier.
03-18-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,142
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Yes, the straps are stretchy, wide and flat; if...

Yes, the straps are stretchy, wide and flat; if you don't overload the bag, you don't even feel it on yourself - I think that's because of the placement higher up on the back.

Another nice...
03-13-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 692
Posted By coffeesnob

i use my kick stand

i use my kick stand
03-12-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 692
Posted By cybirr

Amateurs... both of you.

Amateurs... both of you.
03-12-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 726
Posted By Kapusta

Whats not to love: "For cycling beginners...

Whats not to love:

"For cycling beginners reduce the problem for rider not understand lock shoes will not lock, and reduce not unlock in time to cause a fall."
03-09-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,554
Posted By John Valuk

If breaking a $70 bottle cage was a particularly...

If breaking a $70 bottle cage was a particularly memorable aspect of an at-speed crash, then maybe that's what we could call a pretty good crash.
03-04-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4,997
Views: 3,502,367
Posted By esarhaddon

Found a new 2017 Bombtrack Hook 2 steel frame and...

Found a new 2017 Bombtrack Hook 2 steel frame and built it up with some new wheels and my older 6700 triple groupset + mech discs. One ride down done, and I am enjoying the wider rubber compared to...
03-04-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,440
Posted By Hiro11

I have the Outvi on my gravel bike. It works well...

I have the Outvi on my gravel bike. It works well for me as I use saddlebags just for spares and tools. I have complete spare/cartridge/tools setups for all of the bikes I own that I don't move...
03-02-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4,997
Views: 3,502,367
Posted By zen_

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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A brutal midwest winter is finally letting go!
03-01-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,324
Posted By tpadul

Handsome Cycles in Minneapolis

I just bought a brand new bike in January and I spent a few months researching where I wanted to buy from. I came across Handsome Cycles in Minneapolis when I bought a pair of their hammered fenders...
03-01-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4,997
Views: 3,502,367
Posted By Jazzguitar

Built it up last week, yesterday was the first...

Built it up last week, yesterday was the first ride that I got to take it offroad. Looking forward to spring!...
02-27-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By 70sSanO

Everything is relative. If the bike is basically...

Everything is relative. If the bike is basically new and needs nothing, you canít find anything comparable new for what you paid. If the shop went through it, checked everything, and tuned it up,...
02-27-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By dedhed

https://www.rei.com/pdf/novara/novaracatalog_09.pd...

https://www.rei.com/pdf/novara/novaracatalog_09.pdf
02-25-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,640
Posted By Sy Reene

I like the Fizik design fwiw. I guess you could...

I like the Fizik design fwiw. I guess you could call it 2-bolt (?) though one which adjusts the tilt amount is a thumbwheel, so you only need to use an allen on one bolt. Nice long platform that's...
02-25-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By gravelschlub

I was thinking about picking up a tubolito for my...

I was thinking about picking up a tubolito for my spare tube, just so it better fits into my saddle pack - thanks for showing me another option.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,101
Posted By Marcus_Ti

The point is...if you're going to be strictly and...

The point is...if you're going to be strictly and semantically accurate--these 'free markets' things you're speaking of never have and never will exist. Strictly speaking. The way the function now,...
02-24-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,640
Posted By wphamilton

The main factor is how eccentric and idiocentric...

The main factor is how eccentric and idiocentric the target demographic is.
02-24-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,389
Posted By topflightpro

Yeah, track riding/racing can seem very...

Yeah, track riding/racing can seem very challenging at first.

In my opinion, the shorter and steeper the track is, the bigger the learning curve. Riding the 333 at T-Town is quite different from...
02-23-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,389
Posted By thehammerdog

i road on a vanderdrome once it was great took...

i road on a vanderdrome once it was great took some bawls to spin around in a group..
somerville nj area. Tour of Somerville big time crit...somerset wheelman sponsored...20 plus yrs ago.
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