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08-31-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,284
Posted By livedarklions

The bike shoes I've tried and seen (you can spot...

The bike shoes I've tried and seen (you can spot this without actually going through the pain of wearing them) all have toe boxes too small for me and make my feet feel like they're in a death camp. ...
08-31-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,284
Posted By livedarklions

I love it when people start lecturing other...

I love it when people start lecturing other people about what they SHOULD like. Obviously, you know more about other people's feet than they do themselves.

Did it ever occur to you that people...
08-29-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,482
Posted By Milton Keynes

I think no matter how long your rides are, your...

I think no matter how long your rides are, your bike fit should be optimized.
08-29-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 849
Posted By shelbyfv

https://www.bikeforums.net/fitting-your-bike/

Calling Moisty, bike fit expertise needed....
08-27-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,580
Posted By Mista Sparkle

Both look nice. I'd takle the 2x for more road...

Both look nice. I'd takle the 2x for more road focused riding and the 1x for why dont you have a 1x12 or mountain bike so probably still the 2x.
08-26-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,713
Posted By shelbyfv

Fanny packs!! :lol: Clearly the best solution for...

Fanny packs!! :lol: Clearly the best solution for CheezGiant. Start a thread....:thumb:
08-25-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 955
Posted By livedarklions

No, the function of the foam is to compress upon...

No, the function of the foam is to compress upon impact. The foam itself is not expected to survive the impact as a functioning helmet and thus there is no reason to protect it in an impact.
Forum: Foo
08-17-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,175
Posted By Bald Paul

As far as I'm concerned, "Bro" is only acceptable...

As far as I'm concerned, "Bro" is only acceptable when used towards me by my brother.
08-13-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By base2

Each fastener shound only have one singular duty....

Each fastener shound only have one singular duty. Your QR skewer is doing double duty.

Which is more important: Kickstand or rear wheel?

Nix the kickstand or find one that attaches by way of a...
08-13-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By JohnDThompson

Ah, the joys of internal cable routing....

Ah, the joys of internal cable routing. :notamused:
08-12-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By hokiefyd

The bottom line is the parts don't know how...

The bottom line is the parts don't know how they're used, no, so distinctions between "road", "mountain", "city", "hybrid", etc...are usually in the marketing. Don't get me wrong -- there are...
08-10-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,261
Posted By 308jerry

Tinnitus.... All my bikes are silent. My world?...

Tinnitus.... All my bikes are silent. My world? Not so much... Enjoy the sound of the chain noise. :love:
08-06-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By Eric F

PROBLEM SOLVED! When I got home from work...

PROBLEM SOLVED!

When I got home from work today, I pulled everything apart, cleaned all the contact surfaces with degreaser, and made sure they were really dry before reassembling it all....
08-05-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,855
Posted By Milton Keynes

Um, never?

Um, never?
08-04-21, 11:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,238
Posted By veganbikes

The Roll Elite...

The Roll Elite (https://www.specialized.com/us/en/roll-elite--low-entry/p/184493?color=298980-184493&searchText=96121-4202) would be a better option on that front; clearance for much wider tires and...
07-20-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,089
Posted By prj71

Kind of silly question. Depends WHAT the...

Kind of silly question.

Depends WHAT the person is doing at the gym.
07-17-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By CliffordK

Many of us just don't deal with the kid's bikes...

Many of us just don't deal with the kid's bikes that frequently. Well, except the people with kids.
07-17-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,956
Posted By Eric F

Disk breaks are grate!

Disk breaks are grate!
07-16-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By 70sSanO

In cases like these, and as much as I dislike...

In cases like these, and as much as I dislike vise grips, they would be a good tool to maintain outward pressure while unscrewing the bolt.

John
07-13-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By hokiefyd

I don't think the wheels themselves are tubeless...

I don't think the wheels themselves are tubeless ready, which sort of plays to the benefit of the ERT system -- you don't need special wheels or rims or tape or anything to run without a tube. The...
07-12-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,417
Posted By veganbikes

No more proprietary seat-posts or odd...

No more proprietary seat-posts or odd non-standard rack mounts (Anyroad had 'em and maybe others I cannot remember it was a while back). I could go further but those are what really ground my gears...
07-12-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,501
Posted By indyfabz

Id like to see a photo of the entire bike,...

Id like to see a photo of the entire bike, complete with pole and home made fenders and current saddle. That should not be a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,129
Posted By rosefarts

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-07-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By Barry2

Made for just that job...

Made for just that job (https://www.performancebike.com/rema-tip-top-tubeless-patch-kit-5060160/p-fthvhdfcquargqhe?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIuv-ksY_S8QIVNQnnCh1-IAhrEAQYAiABEgJI-fD_BwE)
The patch is not...
07-04-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,240
Posted By Troul

Find better terrain, be assertive of the...

Find better terrain, be assertive of the conditions, apply common sense & logic for the speed set out for achieving.
would you run on thin ice while wearing just socks?
07-03-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By shelbyfv

Interesting. Maybe post an example?

Interesting. Maybe post an example?
06-28-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,812
Posted By livedarklions

I'm not obsessed with what other people are...

I'm not obsessed with what other people are obsessed with.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,529
Posted By krakhaus

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they...

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they say you can't ride with them, but you do anyway, then you crash. I think you made their point quite well.
06-16-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By grizzly59

Mount the fork sensor on the part of the fork...

Mount the fork sensor on the part of the fork attached to the wheel axle, it doesn't move relative to the wheel.
06-12-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By dsbrantjr

This is one of the many downsides and few (to me)...

This is one of the many downsides and few (to me) upsides of through-the-frame cable routing. Call me old-fashioned....
06-11-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By jppe

BBBB Ride the Finale!

The BBBB ride is done!! Everyone rode superbly all 3 days which helped to make it a great trip. The High Point folks always do it right. We had 104 miles today from Tarboro to New Bern. I had 316...
06-06-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,142
Posted By livedarklions

Time to remind a few people that the former guy...

Time to remind a few people that the former guy couldn't drink from a bottle properly.
06-06-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,142
Posted By Road Fan

Honestly, we get way too much political...

Honestly, we get way too much political commentary (like the helmet strap bull____) on "normal" media. I totally don't need it on BF, especially when not corralled into whatever secret Dark Pedaling...
06-04-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,016
Posted By cubewheels

We now have 32er MTB.... 10 years from now, we'll...

We now have 32er MTB.... 10 years from now, we'll have this:
...
06-01-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,871
Posted By dedhed

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x534/141166972_2495265143953573_9198679264121723525_n_6bde9d8d2c45d5a9fbedfe0bff9618542f50c880.jpg
05-28-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,315
Posted By 2cam16

Are you running cantilever or v-brakes? If...

Are you running cantilever or v-brakes? If cantis, just throw on a decent set of v-brakes and you'll be just fine.
This reminds me of some TROLL type of thread. :lol:
05-28-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,315
Posted By Eric F

Maybe it's just me, but I would not - under any...

Maybe it's just me, but I would not - under any circumstances - trust my braking reliability on a part that costs $0.83. Do they make something more reliable? Yes - frames and forks that are...
05-27-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By cabledawg

Thank you! That thread didn't come up in my...

Thank you! That thread didn't come up in my initial search in this forum. ;)
05-26-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 654,421
Posted By hokiefyd

You could probably go up to 38s or 42s (depending...

You could probably go up to 38s or 42s (depending on frame clearance) and you wouldn't notice a thing in terms of efficiency. Rolling resistance is much more about the construction of the tire and...
05-22-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,691
Posted By JayKay3000

Still on a triple over here. I would guess that's...

Still on a triple over here. I would guess that's been obsolete for a while. I guess I didn't notice as I casually wind up that next big hill carrying loads of gear and hardly breaking a sweat. Can't...
05-20-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By Troul

the serviceable cores may present a new...

the serviceable cores may present a new experience for you. If you use the "adapter" for inflation; when you twist to remove the adapter, the "core" may loosen as well. Resulting in an unwanted...
05-08-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,767
Posted By Kapusta

Either way is fine. Of course, that will not...

Either way is fine.

Of course, that will not prevent this thread from hitting 3 pages.
05-01-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By Crankycrank

Make sure your steerer tube sits enough below the...

Make sure your steerer tube sits enough below the top of the stem or spacers on top of the stem to allow the pre-load cap to draw the steerer tight. The cap can't do it's job without a gap. Should...
04-24-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,582
Posted By Fredo_Adagio

When passing a person on foot, I usually say "On...

When passing a person on foot, I usually say "On your left.", which clearly lets them know that I intend to pass on their left. They still move to the left rather than the right about 20% of the...
04-23-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,797
Posted By TMonk

Thread open, I deleted many of the posts that had...

Thread open, I deleted many of the posts that had nothing to do with saddles. Lets try to stay on topic please and offer helpful advice and information to the OP. To anyone who has issue with what...
04-22-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,797
Posted By livedarklions

I realize it's likely more money and probably a...

I realize it's likely more money and probably a bit of a drive, but shopping for a saddle in store might be a real good idea here. Your post-surgery comfort zone is such a wild card that I'm...
04-19-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,707
Posted By badger1

Poor Biek Forms. Stuck in perpetual winter. I...

Poor Biek Forms. Stuck in perpetual winter. I blame t'Covid.

Sad.
04-19-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,707
Posted By Troul

What's your credit card info

What's your credit card info
04-19-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,707
Posted By Rolla

:twitchy:

:twitchy:
04-13-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,225
Posted By cb400bill

I, and my bike mechanic friend, have a terrible...

I, and my bike mechanic friend, have a terrible time installing Continental Grand Prix 5000 (Handmade in Germany) onto my Mavic Open Sport rims. Some combos just are tougher than others. Country of...
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