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Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,479
Posted By indyfabz

Havenít you heard? Steel is real.

Havenít you heard? Steel is real.
06-02-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,818
Posted By baristabaker

Finally pulled the trigger on a Thunder. It's a...

Finally pulled the trigger on a Thunder. It's a waiting game now, thanks for all the help!
05-30-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Please see this earlier thread by the OP, posts...

Please see this earlier thread by the OP, posts #8 and #10 >>> https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/1228107-can-i-use-6-speed-chain-single-speed.html

In this particular case, the OP...
05-28-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 696
Posted By Koyote

Why the hell did you buy it, knowing the...

Why the hell did you buy it, knowing the imperfection was there?

At a minimum, you should have at least asked for a discount. But since it apparently bothers you, I just keep coming back to the...
05-24-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,548
Posted By LarrySellerz

I was actually on my way to panda express for...

I was actually on my way to panda express for more chinese food but got hit by a car decided and limp home. I was like 2 blocks from panda
05-24-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,818
Posted By sdimattia

If they made the Thunder in my size (42cm), I'd...

If they made the Thunder in my size (42cm), I'd buy it in a heartbeat. As far as an all around bike, it's great. Check out some of the videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TimsTechBlog

You...
05-17-21, 02:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,848
Posted By Lazyass

I like those Panasonic frames you can custom...

I like those Panasonic frames you can custom order. I wonder if they're really less than $1000. If the one in the picture had bottle cage braze ons it would be perfect.
...
05-11-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Mine is a lot less than that, maybe 1/4 inch.

Mine is a lot less than that, maybe 1/4 inch.
05-11-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Another very good choice for a lot less money...

Another very good choice for a lot less money than Shimano Dura Ace is the Canadian Blackspire 144 bcd chainrings, which are available with 3/32" wide teeth. They are CNC machined from top quality...
05-10-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,848
Posted By bykemike

My Capo arrived today, about noon. In two hours...

My Capo arrived today, about noon. In two hours I stripped everything off it, cleaned the frame put on the new wheelset and set of Sram Red brakes. Ordering up a new seat post, seat, fork, already...
05-08-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By Mikefule

There are CNC machined chainrings available for...

There are CNC machined chainrings available for less than that, though.
05-08-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By Lazyass

If I knew the DA was perfectly round and I...

If I knew the DA was perfectly round and I wouldn't have any tight spots on the chain like I do with my Wabi ring I would buy one. But that's a lot of money for something I'm not positive of.
05-08-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By Mikefule

I work in Pounds, but the principle will be the...

I work in Pounds, but the principle will be the same:

Diminishing returns.
A $20 chainring may be twice as good as a $10 chainring.
A $40 chainring may be "noticeably better than" a $20 chain...
05-08-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By bwilli88

Wear out the stock one first and then change, I...

Wear out the stock one first and then change, I feel you will not know the difference until you need a new one.
04-28-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,762
Posted By unterhausen

My experience is if you work in a bike shop, you...

My experience is if you work in a bike shop, you would never want to own one.
04-28-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,762
Posted By Erzulis Boat

(1) What are your top three biggest challenges in...

(1) What are your top three biggest challenges in owning/running a shop?
Coming to work with a hangover.
(2) What are you striving for/what's your goal?
Getting rich with minimal effort.
(3) What...
04-24-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 28,489
Posted By Mikefule

[QUOTE=SJX426;22027541]Picked this up a few years...

[QUOTE=SJX426;22027541]Picked this up a few years ago as a frame set with headset, brakes, crankset and stuck seat post for $50. The stash burped up the stem, handlbar, tape, brake leavers, post, and...
04-19-21, 03:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By Lazyass

With sealed bearings you can pull the bearing...

With sealed bearings you can pull the bearing race out, stick your finger inside of it and spin it. If the bearings are shot it'll be obvious, it should spin smooth. As far as miles, who knows, they...
04-18-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By cxwrench

As much as I hate Mavic road and mtn wheels their...

As much as I hate Mavic road and mtn wheels their Ellipse track/fixed wheelset is hard to beat.
04-14-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Actually, jay4usc is correct in this specific...

Actually, jay4usc is correct in this specific instance of the 16T White Industries SS freewheel. The problem isn’t the width of the chain, but rather that the freewheel body diameter is larger than...
04-13-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By Mikefule

Absolutely, the chain must be as wide as your...

Absolutely, the chain must be as wide as your thickest cog. Many single speed drive trains are 1/8" in which case you need a 1/8" chain.

Some single speeds have narrower chain rings and rear...
04-12-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,434
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Standover height is the WRONG way to fit a bike,...

Standover height is the WRONG way to fit a bike, and toptube length is the CORRECT way to fit a bike. I can’t stand over many of my bikes, especially track bikes with high bottom brackets, yet I’ve...
04-11-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,551
Posted By alo

As mentioned already, if you share how fat you...

As mentioned already, if you share how fat you are, people may make some good suggestions.

I get the impression you are only a little fat. In that case, you have a lot of options.

If you are...
04-08-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By veganbikes

https://www.mromagazine.com/features/the-myth-of-c...

https://www.mromagazine.com/features/the-myth-of-chain-stretch/

If you maintain your chains by keeping them clean and properly lubricated on quality round chainrings and cogs that are smooth you...
03-09-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By jaxgtr

I too never found it hot in the warm weather. I...

I too never found it hot in the warm weather. I generally used Bell Helmets in the past and I could not feel any difference in cooling between the 2.
03-09-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By Hiro11

I have one. It's comfortable and well made. While...

I have one. It's comfortable and well made. While it's ok in cold weather or for slow riding, but it's much too poorly ventilated for vigorous cycling. A hot helmet is an absolute deal killer for me....
03-06-21, 02:14 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 28,489
Posted By bpr

New shoes,. H+Son Archetype and Conti Grand Prix ...

New shoes,. H+Son Archetype and Conti Grand Prix

https://i.imgur.com/M7IWxbb.jpg
03-05-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 28,489
Posted By ethet

2013 Interpro Keirin

I began searching for a Korean keirin frame last summer (https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/1206033-source-korean-keirin-frames.html) and finally found a suitable one this January: A...
03-05-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,566
Posted By cbrstar

"Forrestall then went to work and carried on with...

"Forrestall then went to work and carried on with the lies, telling her insurance company and the police about the fake incident." As a former Insurance Broker I hope she will be charged with...
03-04-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 28,489
Posted By P.L.Jensen

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1290/pxl_20210302_164044508_84e3c08f134b7c6a0c9fd2b6797a441cc4aa2aa6.jpg
(above) Rockin' and rollin' this for 50 years now
I paid $125 for...
03-04-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 28,489
Posted By Senrab62

Got out yesterday, mid 50's so it's basically...

Got out yesterday, mid 50's so it's basically summer here in the Midwest.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/dsc_0258_49ed8c8e12ee7fc10d9dd3c5e4b04303fdb92d64.jpg...
02-28-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,450
Posted By Speedway2

My favourite rides are on my Single Speeds and...

My favourite rides are on my Single Speeds and Solo. I ride where I want and at whatever pace that allows me to enjoy the "scenery".....
02-21-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,052
Posted By TiHabanero

From my experience in the bike biz at the retail...

From my experience in the bike biz at the retail level for close to 40 years, you have the dreaded rider syndrome and money is burning a hole in your pocket. Similar things happen to golfers and...
02-19-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,005
Posted By sdmc530

looks like the guy who put them together didn't...

looks like the guy who put them together didn't know what way it was supposed to go so he did both!
02-19-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,005
Posted By mattsl

Flipped stem?

Found at Costco today. Is this what you guys call a flipped stem? :ride:
...
02-18-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By Troul

Are you doing pull ups with your legs?

Are you doing pull ups with your legs?
02-12-21, 08:18 PM
02-12-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,524
Posted By veganbikes

Don't give us too much info there, Chris Brown....

Don't give us too much info there, Chris Brown. However I would look at a bike that causes you not to hit any girlfriends or female bodied relations.

Welcome to the forums.:) This was a great post...
02-12-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,571
Posted By veganbikes

Most shops will not have an ultrasound machine...

Most shops will not have an ultrasound machine (except maybe carbon repair places or combo bike shop/gynecologists) so it will be hard to say for sure but if you feel confidence in it, then ride it....
02-10-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,392
Posted By veganbikes

If you are looking for a nice frame you can get...

If you are looking for a nice frame you can get my attainable dream bike: https://www.rencycles.com/yarak.
You could customize it as needed as well and still be pretty reasonable for handmade...
02-10-21, 01:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,229
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

[Update] Been meaning to update this thread...

[Update]

Been meaning to update this thread for anybody in the future who wants to do something similar. I ended up retrofitting some fenders onto the Wabi right as winter got underway. Its been...
01-29-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,128
Posted By caloso

I suppose everyone who washes greasy rags in the...

I suppose everyone who washes greasy rags in the clothes washer is single. Or is soon to be.
01-25-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,121
Posted By ceelint

You can do anything with youtube as your assistant

You can do anything with youtube as your assistant
01-24-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,013
Posted By veganbikes

Why would it have to be "Asian/Japanese" people...

Why would it have to be "Asian/Japanese" people specifically? A good deal of cycling apparel is made for generally skinnier folks and less so for people of average body size or above.
01-24-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,013
Posted By mack_turtle

I think their sizing is for everyone except fat...

I think their sizing is for everyone except fat Americans. the rest of the world has to size down if the product was designed by Americans.
01-22-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,974
Posted By XCridah

Rage thehammerdog veganbikes thank you! ...

Rage thehammerdog veganbikes thank you!
jay4usc I have a full on japanese toilet setup and it helps a lot! going vegan would be super tough, but i appreciate the advice. i'll probably do surgery...
01-17-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 848
Posted By 10 Wheels

See a Nerve Doctor.

See a Nerve Doctor.
01-04-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,355
Posted By mack_turtle

this is a joke thread, right?

this is a joke thread, right?
12-27-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,987
Posted By wolfchild

Thermos or water bottle... I always stop to...

Thermos or water bottle... I always stop to drink. The reason that I stop is because I am not in a hurry to get to my destination and I am not racing against anybody.
12-27-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By Ferrouscious

fizik arione fabric scoop flat a 2x4

fizik arione
fabric scoop flat
a 2x4
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