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02-18-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,917
Posted By Andy_K

This is helpful for picturing what the bike will...

This is helpful for picturing what the bike will look like in my garage. gugie can confirm this.
02-14-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,799
Posted By Ogsarg

Oh fer cryin out loud. It could not possibly be...

Oh fer cryin out loud. It could not possibly be that people (including pros) prefer the feel/performance of discs that caused their popularity. No, it must be the evil marketing people that are...
02-14-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,799
Posted By Germany_chris

I wouldnít buy a new bike that wasnít thru axle...

I wouldnít buy a new bike that wasnít thru axle and disc brakes no matter what the online cognoscenti thinks.
02-07-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,253
Posted By bblair

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/bike_rack_6705fe37f95e24f2dbd73f07ac2e7fe697801384.jpg
Simple bike hooks, about $1 or $2 a piece on ebay. 2x4 from Lowes. That was the...
02-06-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,795
Posted By Tomm Willians

Iím 6 weeks into recovering from the worst bike...

Iím 6 weeks into recovering from the worst bike accident Iíve ever had. It made a deep enough impression that I doubt Iíll forget it to the day I die.
Once you have an event that hits a certain...
02-05-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,909
Posted By caloso

Get the bike. How old will you be if you...

Get the bike.

How old will you be if you don’t get it?
02-04-21, 12:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,238
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Won't keep bikes in the garage. Our 7 bikes have...

Won't keep bikes in the garage. Our 7 bikes have their own bedroom. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,684
Posted By shelbyfv

I bought a Lynskey a few years ago and I've been...

I bought a Lynskey a few years ago and I've been very happy with it. The model name at the time was Peloton, though it has been renamed a couple of times. It was their lowest cost road frame and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,684
Posted By Bassmanbob

Which Ti Bike Did You Buy and Why? Happy or Not?

I'm seriously considering a titanium road bike and I've saved about half of the money for one. For those who've purchased a Ti bike, which one did you buy? Why did you get that one? Did you get the...
01-05-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,471
Posted By jon c.

Not that long for me. I didn't ride for much of...

Not that long for me. I didn't ride for much of my adult life, so I had about 15 years early and another 10 years since returning. I wish I has rediscovered it sooner.
01-04-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,251
Posted By droppedandlost

I only have one bike. My wife has a bunch that...

I only have one bike. My wife has a bunch that seem to be too big for her, so she lets me ride them.
01-03-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,880
Posted By Paul Barnard

I like little splashes of color like that.

I like little splashes of color like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,176
Posted By jaxgtr

because di2 is awesome......or not....its up to...

because di2 is awesome......or not....its up to you to justify to yourself the cost difference for di2...When I got my Domane with di2, it was a gift to myself and I did not care about the cost....I...
12-11-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By GlennR

The inclusion of blood type is... bizarre.

The inclusion of blood type is... bizarre.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,190
Posted By bampilot06

carbon wheels new cassette new rotors new...

carbon wheels
new cassette
new rotors
new tires
new chain
torque wrench
bibs
wind breaker
heart rate monitor
new light
11-24-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By pattrick

Try here

They have what you want or will make them. Materials can vary to suit your needs .Tights and Pants | Foxwear (http://foxwear.net/fabrics-and-colors-2/clothing/tights-pants/)
11-03-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,288
Posted By Jno

Wheels?

I donít know if wheels qualify as doodad-esque upgrades but with so many options, researching them will give you many hours of entertainment, and buying them will give your credit card company a...
11-03-20, 05:13 AM
10-28-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,529
Posted By trailangel

The virus made me buy a new bike.

The virus made me buy a new bike.
10-27-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,825
Posted By rbrides

Max mileage from a chain?

What I really like about Bike Forums is getting input from the practical, real-world experiences of everyone here.

How many miles to you put on a chain?

I just read an article in Bicycling Mag...
10-24-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 10,093
Posted By Fendertele

I rode without when I started biking. After...

I rode without when I started biking. After walking back 8 miles one day I purchased a kit that night.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,921
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I like the color of the tape but I'd go with a...

I like the color of the tape but I'd go with a different frameset.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,534
Posted By GlennR

https://afjactioncampaign.org/wp-content/uploads/2...

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10-17-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,691
Posted By GlennR

First off.. .glad you're not hurt. I had my...

First off.. .glad you're not hurt.

I had my Synthe MIPS for 2 weeks when I took a turn too fast on damp pavement on MTB tires that were over inflated and went down and rung my bell. The helmet was...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,385
Posted By cricket1116

I have a 2017 Ti Lynskey Helix Sport, rim brake....

I have a 2017 Ti Lynskey Helix Sport, rim brake. Full Ultegra mechanical groupset with Aforce Al33 wheels and White Industries hubs. Fork is a 3T Rigida. Saddle is a Fabric Ti rails. King Ti bottle...
10-16-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,101
Posted By REDMASTA

food

food
10-12-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,210
Posted By curbtender

I would post my lifetime miles but I'm not dead...

I would post my lifetime miles but I'm not dead yet.
10-12-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,210
Posted By big john

When you get to 300k you'll have to revise that...

When you get to 300k you'll have to revise that goal.
10-12-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,210
Posted By 10 Wheels

I track the Miles for maintenance on the bikes.

I track the Miles for maintenance on the bikes.
10-09-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,462
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

You know you're old when you find the time to...

You know you're old when you find the time to read six pages of a disc vs. rim brakes thread.
10-07-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By GlennR

I go a bit deeper. ...

I go a bit deeper.

https://i.imgur.com/4Gk5lO0.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/3fqMoZd.jpg
10-04-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By epnnf

IMO, cleaning the drivetrain/brakes is more...

IMO, cleaning the drivetrain/brakes is more important than washing the frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,120
Posted By 1Lieutenant

I have a Lynskey R300 with approximately 2000...

I have a Lynskey R300 with approximately 2000 miles on it. Let me preface by saying I am 67 years old and weigh 145 lb. I strength train 3 times per week and have for the last 40 years. I think a...
10-02-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By thehammerdog

i own an older 928 with the kevlar stuff and all...

i own an older 928 with the kevlar stuff and all that damping stuff and the bike is light, rigid, fast and buttery smoove.
great idea....
09-29-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,087
Posted By MntnMan62

No. You are not a wimp and you are not the only...

No. You are not a wimp and you are not the only one. My local group has been doing rides for at least a month and a half. I have yet to ride with them. Look at it this way. You are out on a solo...
09-29-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,087
Posted By wgscott

You are doing the right thing. Thank you...

You are doing the right thing.

Thank you for being conscientious.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,021
Posted By Psimet2001

Vaporware. It can not withstand the lateral...

Vaporware. It can not withstand the lateral forces needed to actually drive the bike let alone shift. That's why it keeps being touted as a concept piece. It was simply a way for a company that makes...
09-27-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,942
Posted By FiftySix

Short version . . . riding a bicycle is easier...

Short version . . . riding a bicycle is easier than running and is cheaper than motorcycling.
09-09-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,462
Posted By rydabent

Since when is fast the holy grail. There are...

Since when is fast the holy grail. There are other facets to cycling.
09-09-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,462
Posted By GlennR

My philosophy is "as long as you're moving...

My philosophy is "as long as you're moving forward, you're doing great".

Last month I took a break on a MUP and struck up a conversation with another rider. He was obese and I guess in his 50's....
09-08-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,911
Posted By dddd

The Varsity is a special bike with it's...

The Varsity is a special bike with it's super-relaxed frame geometry and sturdy kickstand keeping the parked bike ever so well-planted.

The easiest upgrade process might be to find a better bike...
08-24-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,412
Posted By wingless

The Cygolite Hotshot Pro 150 Tail Light...

The Cygolite Hotshot Pro 150 Tail Light (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1126359-wingless-cygolite-hotshot-pro-150-lumen-tail-light.html) is a terrific...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,386
Posted By Bah Humbug

There are too many beautiful bikes to ride an...

There are too many beautiful bikes to ride an ugly one. Which is which is entirely subjective, but I very much doubt many people spend nice-bike money on a bike they think is ugly.
08-19-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,521
Posted By Maelochs

Riding on gravel.

Riding on gravel.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,451
Posted By seypat

It might be the new "in thing/pro look" trickling...

It might be the new "in thing/pro look" trickling down to the average Joes.
08-12-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,849
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Yes. Unequivocally.

Yes. Unequivocally.
08-11-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,042
Posted By cb400bill

Why waste time and money? Buy the bike that you...

Why waste time and money? Buy the bike that you want.
07-31-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By canklecat

Yeah, I dropped out of a semi-fast group because...

Yeah, I dropped out of a semi-fast group because they were getting younger and faster and I was... not.

Over the years I've dropped from averaging 20 mph to 18 to 17 ... etc. Some days I struggle...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 02:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,439
Posted By SurferCyclist

Much more comfortable, no waist band digging in...

Much more comfortable, no waist band digging in for hours on end. There may be a case of better fit as well, the straps keep shorts in place but primarily it's a comfort thing.
07-23-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,599
Posted By Ray9

A bicycle is a beautiful thing.

I have a fleet of expensive bicycles and I ride one of them 50 miles a day; I am 73. I saved a lot of money over the years from not purchasing thousands of cartons of cigarettes, a warehouse full of...
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