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10-07-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By Flatforkcrown

If you donít adjust and maintain your own hubs...

If you donít adjust and maintain your own hubs how do you know they are too tight? If they have fresh thick grease in them they will slow quicker than before just spinning them, but will be fine on...
09-27-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,335
Posted By curbtender

F that. It's what we get when social media raises...

F that. It's what we get when social media raises our kids. Take his license away forever and make him ride a bike.
09-26-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,301
Posted By seypat

The answer is 42.

The answer is 42.
09-25-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 714
Posted By wgscott

I removed the finger pulls on mine because they...

I removed the finger pulls on mine because they caused flatulence.
09-03-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 524
Posted By dedhed

Define "jockey wheels mess up". While Acera is...

Define "jockey wheels mess up". While Acera is near the bottom of their line up, pretty much any Shimano RD is pretty bulletproof for a few thousand miles with at least minimal maintenance.

Makes...
09-03-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 956
Posted By Smokinapankake

And so it begins: ...

And so it begins:


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XT cantilevers:

...
08-26-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Limitations in technology only allowed me to make...

Limitations in technology only allowed me to make a four Spock wheel.

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08-23-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 624
Posted By Mr. 66

VIse grips on the one that has issue, there's...

VIse grips on the one that has issue, there's enough grab on.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,721
Posted By Ray9

Beating the system.

Yesterday I became aware that it was going to rain today so I planned on a day off from cycling. I did some shopping this morning and noticed it was not raining yet, so I checked the weather report...
07-17-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,956
Posted By fredlord

I see what you did there.

I see what you did there.
04-15-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,001
Posted By livedarklions

I always love seeing setups I know I'd hate...

I always love seeing setups I know I'd hate working for someone else, it's part of the charm of talking about bicycles.
Forum: Touring
03-11-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,096
Posted By Fuji1986

Where did my thread go? (Probably where rim-brake...

Where did my thread go? (Probably where rim-brake touring bikes went.)
Forum: Touring
03-11-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,096
Posted By IPassGas

After I work on our bikes when off the ground....

After I work on our bikes when off the ground. The last thing I do as standard practice is to place the bike on the ground, put a bit of my weight on it, loosen the QR and then tighten the QR. Often,...
03-07-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,039
Posted By mstateglfr

I enjoyed the drought this past month.

I enjoyed the drought this past month.
03-02-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,955
Posted By caloso

How about a handlebar-mounted EMP generator to...

How about a handlebar-mounted EMP generator to fry the cell phone of the next driver I see texting while driving.
03-01-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,456
Posted By SurferRosa

I believe those are the three things you are to...

I believe those are the three things you are to toss in the garbage when they're left on the floor after you move your bikes out of the room.
Forum: Touring
02-27-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,207
Posted By phtomita

https://ride.lezyne.com/collections/hand-pumps-hig...

https://ride.lezyne.com/collections/hand-pumps-high-volume-trail/products/1-mp-mfdr-v204hv
but I got this one, not cheap - it is a mini floor pump, so very easy to use.
02-23-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I think the cage's inner plate being upside down...

I think the cage's inner plate being upside down has something to do with the problem... Remove it and reinstall right side up and get back to us with your findings. Andy
02-23-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,318
Posted By mack_turtle

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01-23-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,168
Posted By Gresp15C

LOL, I missed that week taking care of a relative.

LOL, I missed that week taking care of a relative.
01-23-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 10,009
Posted By canklecat

"Fork's bent": The fork is fine. We're just...

"Fork's bent": The fork is fine. We're just trolling.

"The fork looks bent": The fork looks bent.
01-20-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,880
Posted By Sy Reene

Maybe the issue is that a rightful owner of a...

Maybe the issue is that a rightful owner of a bike, has nowhere to register their serial number, or didn't do this when they bought the bike XX years ago? So a prospective 'buyer' comes along, asks...
12-22-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,553
Posted By AlmostTrick

Looking down at the tire from the riding position...

Looking down at the tire from the riding position the tread forms an "arrow" that should point forward.
12-16-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,919
Posted By Maelochs

A little strip of back-to-back velcro would also...

A little strip of back-to-back velcro would also work. Or any other method you might choose to lengthen the seat strap.

I fear, though ... that the bag is not sufficiently aero.
12-09-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,492
Posted By Rolla

I think brifter sounds stupid too, but so do a...

I think brifter sounds stupid too, but so do a lot of words. At least its meaning is clear. Race mechanics and shop rats aren't the arbiters of cycling lingo.
12-09-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,492
Posted By livedarklions

No way I'm typing out "road brake/shift levers"...

No way I'm typing out "road brake/shift levers" just to indulge your pet peeve. Brifter is a lot shorter and people know what I mean.
11-17-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,319
Posted By Trevtassie

Glitter is a fairly considerable source of...

Glitter is a fairly considerable source of microplastics in the environment. Gotta be something better than glitter....
11-03-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,736
Posted By tyrion

I've beaten many old bikes.

I've beaten many old bikes.
10-24-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,757
Posted By 05 fuji

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10-22-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,160
Posted By downtube42

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​​​​​I like the color match look. Buddy flaps are a PNW must have.
10-22-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By indyfabz

Why would you be getting a box for a bike you are...

Why would you be getting a box for a bike you are purchasing from far away? :fred:
10-18-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,886
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup, I would go fishing in Arizona Bay .... ...

Yup, I would go fishing in Arizona Bay ....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHcmnowjfrQ
10-16-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,740
Posted By REDMASTA

food

food
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By Gundo

Aerotech Design shorts have mesh side pockets....

Aerotech Design shorts have mesh side pockets. Decent shorts for a reasonable price.
07-19-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,146
Posted By shelbyfv

Only on the web....

Only on the web....
07-04-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,653
Posted By krecik

a couple records....

a couple records....
07-04-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By JohnDThompson

Are you certain the headset is the source? Have...

Are you certain the headset is the source? Have you checked handlebar/stem?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,201
Posted By Random11

I've only been riding for about 2 1/2 years. I...

I've only been riding for about 2 1/2 years. I was a runner for more than 50 years, but my knees couldn't take it any more. Almost constant knee pain. So I bought a bike. Hadn't ridden one in 40...
Forum: Touring
06-16-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,640
Posted By Piff

SalsaShark Those are fantastic pictures,...

SalsaShark

Those are fantastic pictures, thank you! I really like how you attached the bungee with the s-hook and the little handle. I think I'm going to copy your design, except use some s-hooks...
06-12-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,226
Posted By indyfabz

+2. When riding across the country unsupported we...

+2. When riding across the country unsupported we went into Iowa from the Browning, MN, area. Had some nasty grades in the state, and I donít think we were in the worst part. Ended up in Davenport...
06-12-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,226
Posted By RoLo50312

I have lived in Iowa in Iowa for 15 years and...

I have lived in Iowa in Iowa for 15 years and lived in nine other states before Iowa. Florida was the flattest. For about half of my 15 years in Iowa I did a lot of work with elected officials. One...
06-12-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,226
Posted By phughes

Yeah, I love those comments about Iowa. Having...

Yeah, I love those comments about Iowa. Having grown up in Southeastern Iowa, I know there are plenty of hills there that are challenging especially with a loaded touring bike. Western Iowa near...
06-12-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,226
Posted By cyccommute

Hills east of the Rocky Mountains make up for...

Hills east of the Rocky Mountains make up for their lack of altitude by having attitude. They are kind of like attack chihuahuaís...little but damned mean!

Out here in the west, you may need a...
06-12-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,226
Posted By bikemig

+ 1 on this. There is some fine riding in NE IA,...

+ 1 on this. There is some fine riding in NE IA, SW WI, and SE MN. The hills can be unrelenting and steep.
06-09-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,269
Posted By Trakhak

If your bike still has a two-chainring setup, you...

If your bike still has a two-chainring setup, you might consider using the big ring with the middle sprockets rather than the small ring with the smallest sprockets. You'll get much more life out of...
06-04-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,639
Posted By SurferCyclist

Every cyclist needs to watch this.

An excellent video from Phil Gaimon and I agree entirely with it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDMdcC63Z0s
06-02-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,324
Posted By freeranger

Did the same on my chainstay-surprised how well...

Did the same on my chainstay-surprised how well the electrical tape has held up!
06-01-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,324
Posted By woodcraft

Piece of inner tube & bit of contact cement. ...

Piece of inner tube & bit of contact cement.


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05-30-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,983
Posted By Toadmeister

UPDATE! Completed a 58 mile gravel ride today, no...

UPDATE! Completed a 58 mile gravel ride today, no problemS!

except the nail in the rear tire, but that was quickly remedied. Tubeless and sealant did it’s job!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,392
Posted By znomit

Comfortable? COMFORTABLE? Do you even 41? ...

Comfortable? COMFORTABLE? Do you even 41?

Perhaps you should be posting in the touring forum, or the just-riding-down-to-the-shop-for-an-ice-cream forum.
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