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Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-16, 07:13 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,861
Posted By Got

You are such a nub, check out...

You are such a nub, check out https://janheine.wordpress.com/ and learn newb.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-16, 03:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,861
Posted By Got

I did some calculatrons and for the volume of...

I did some calculatrons and for the volume of air, the jump from 25mm to 28mm is 997,755 => 1,257,387

The difference is 259,632 or an increase of 26%.

If you have the room for those extra 3mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-16, 11:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,861
Posted By Got

You nubs need to learn about Jan and his way:...

You nubs need to learn about Jan and his way: Wider tires are better, you peons arguing about the difference between 25mm and a "wide" tire like 28mm know nothing, you need at least 42mm. Read about...
11-02-16, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By Got

Which of these tires is best for light snow?

By light snow I mean maybe an inch high. Which tires are the best for light snow and why? Which ones are the worst and why?

From left to right, numbers 1 to 6.

http://i.imgur.com/mKQPqR8.jpg
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-30-16, 07:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,763
Posted By Got

What you said just benefits the brompton, which...

What you said just benefits the brompton, which is a good bike and I have no problems with it. Thank you for making my point.

It is just too bad the Dahon can't have anything done with it so that...
10-30-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By Got

Should I buy this book?

Seems like it might be a good read, but I am in Canada so shipping will probably be outrageous.

1994 Bridgestone Bicycle Catalog (http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/cat1994.htm)
10-30-16, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,505
Posted By Got

I just found out about Rinko, it is pretty cool.

I just found out about Rinko, it is pretty cool.
10-30-16, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,747
Posted By Got

Some of the most hardcore insane tourers I know...

Some of the most hardcore insane tourers I know carry an extra bike with them on tours just in case this kind of thing happens. If you are scared of this problem I recommend buying another bike and...
10-30-16, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,886
Posted By Got

You are very welcome. If it also helps you to...

You are very welcome. If it also helps you to know, I plan to boycott buying/paying for anything related to donald trump for the next 10 years.
10-30-16, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Got

Why are these tires so hard to install? Is the...

Why are these tires so hard to install? Is the bead circumference really small? Or is the sidewalls really stiff? Or what?
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-30-16, 08:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,763
Posted By Got

Even bike friday gets that the seattube is not...

Even bike friday gets that the seattube is not suppose to be super steep like a dahon.

https://www.bikefriday.com/folding-bikes/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/tikit.Silk_.Belt-Drive-clipped.jpg
...
10-30-16, 07:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,886
Posted By Got

I have no problems with the $15 shifter adapter...

I have no problems with the $15 shifter adapter that was posted afterwards.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-30-16, 07:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,763
Posted By Got

Compare this tern bike, look at the super steep...

Compare this tern bike, look at the super steep seattube.

http://i.imgur.com/WbzLKyg.jpg

That tern has a steeper seattube than this fuji track bike!

http://i.imgur.com/DBIYUxL.jpg

He is...
10-30-16, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,170
Posted By Got

read about grant petersen, is 10 inches enough?

I read this part of the book

http://i.imgur.com/6KJ9Qat.png
http://i.imgur.com/y7GCHbj.png

It says a 80mm BB drop is ok (for commuting, since rivbikes makes commuting bikes mostly), so...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-29-16, 09:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,763
Posted By Got

I have to say, there is a problem that has to be...

I have to say, there is a problem that has to be addressed right away: tudorowen1's response is complete BS and it should be 100% ignored, I have to call it out because it is throwing off the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-29-16, 05:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,763
Posted By Got

I get the part where the spread between the...

I get the part where the spread between the seattube and the handlebars will increase as your raise the seat, but you still missed my point because, that spread is still not wide enough because the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-29-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,763
Posted By Got

well i am a tall guy so having the seat further...

well i am a tall guy so having the seat further back is not a problem for me, but i still got long arms, so have the seat even further back is even better. so your reasoning is wishy-washy, the short...
10-29-16, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,479
Posted By Got

There is no way anyone should get a fat bike just...

There is no way anyone should get a fat bike just to ride on pavement, that is just bad advice.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-29-16, 02:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,763
Posted By Got

Dahon/Tern folding bikes, why is the seat tube so steep?

Comparing to the brompton, the seattube on the dahons are pretty steep, like they are for a track bike or a road bike, steep like you are suppose to spend lots of time on the drops like for racing,...
10-29-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,886
Posted By Got

What makes you think I am down? And how come you...

What makes you think I am down? And how come you are wrong? Not only are your posts here on bikeforums longwinded (do you like to hear yourself talk in real life, that must be annoying for those...
10-29-16, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,886
Posted By Got

For $40 that is a rip off, tell problemsolvers to...

For $40 that is a rip off, tell problemsolvers to go screw themselves. For an extra $5 you can get a shop to braze on permanent attachments fo ryour shifters.
10-28-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,479
Posted By Got

I measured carefully this time, turns out my BB...

I measured carefully this time, turns out my BB height is 10.7 inches, so now I have more room to work with.

The frame can take about 26x1.75 as the max size for tires. 2.0 if I am careful and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-16, 05:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,861
Posted By Got

If you are going to race on such terrible roads,...

If you are going to race on such terrible roads, then get the widest tires you can fit on your bike from here and beat everyone in the race:...
10-28-16, 05:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,249
Posted By Got

Disgusting.

Disgusting.
10-27-16, 04:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,249
Posted By Got

I never understood why anyone would buy those...

I never understood why anyone would buy those plastic cambium saddles, they are only selling them because some executive thought the Brooks name would sell and just slapped it on there for the...
10-27-16, 03:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,195
Posted By Got

It is all good fun, steveyboy just is too much...

It is all good fun, steveyboy just is too much fun to pass up, his obsession with italian and componono gear must be much more embarrassing in real life than it is here on the internet.
10-26-16, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,606
Posted By Got

Look at the toe overlap on those bikes, how do...

Look at the toe overlap on those bikes, how do people live with such bikes? Would it kill bike makers to add an extra couple of inches to the top tube so it doesn't happen?
10-26-16, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,886
Posted By Got

I took a quick look around, if you want to...

I took a quick look around, if you want to install bosses it would be $60/pair, call your local bike shop and see what they say.

http://i.imgur.com/gKXf5gb.png
10-26-16, 02:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,924
Posted By Got

Tried it, had to go back up because the psi was...

Tried it, had to go back up because the psi was low enough to the point there would be less suspension, the tire lowered too much on bumps.
10-26-16, 07:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,924
Posted By Got

It would be too bouncy, like walking on cushions.

It would be too bouncy, like walking on cushions.
10-26-16, 07:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,195
Posted By Got

columbus wasn't the founder of campolona so his...

columbus wasn't the founder of campolona so his thoughts on bike sharing with the rest of the world doesn't apply.

The employees at compolagno felt only an italian could have that deeeeep...
10-25-16, 06:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,924
Posted By Got

I live in Toronto, Canada. I think the roads are...

I live in Toronto, Canada. I think the roads are decent but I haven't been to other cities far far away so I can't compare.

Am I unrealistic to think that with 2.0 wide plush tires inflated to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-25-16, 05:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 34,226
Posted By Got

So what is the widest tire that 20" wheeled dahon...

So what is the widest tire that 20" wheeled dahon bikes can accept?
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-25-16, 06:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 34,226
Posted By Got

Widest tires a brompton bike can accept?

Can they take 2.0" wide tires? If not, then what is the widest possible? With such small wheels and no options for wider tires it will be a very bumpy ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-16, 05:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,694
Posted By Got

What a funny thread. If you can't afford no...

What a funny thread. If you can't afford no carbon frame then don't buy one. Enjoy your broken plastic fiber molded bike.
10-23-16, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,479
Posted By Got

For the kojaks, Do they have 1.75 or 2.0 sizes?...

For the kojaks, Do they have 1.75 or 2.0 sizes? 1.5 is too small vertically, else my bottom bracket height might be too low.
10-23-16, 05:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,195
Posted By Got

Are you riding your camponolgo bike outside of...

Are you riding your camponolgo bike outside of the country of italy, you are definitely violating that sweet sweet italian bike by letting its wheels touch an outside country. Keep that in mind, are...
10-23-16, 05:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,051
Posted By Got

Just because I have 11 posts doesn't mean I don't...

Just because I have 11 posts doesn't mean I don't know about wheels. Next time do a google search about wheels if you are not sure, everything i wrote it true, instead of attacking new members.
10-23-16, 03:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,051
Posted By Got

Radial wheels are pretty weak all round, and that...

Radial wheels are pretty weak all round, and that is the same for 1x as well. You really need to go up to 2x or 3x to start to see benifits. 2x is equally as strong as 3x but not as durable as 3x. 0x...
10-23-16, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,479
Posted By Got

Should I switch to wider tires?

I commute on 26x1.25 tires, it can be a bumpy ride sometimes. I want to switch to 24x1.75 or 24x2.0, leaning towards 1.75 since 2.0 might be too big for me. Changing wheel size will not be a problem...
10-23-16, 01:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,924
Posted By Got

Thinking of switching to wider tires

Current bike is 26x1.25, a bit too bumpy for me on city roads. I am 135lb and ride with a sprung brooks b67 saddle.

Should I switch to 24x1.75 or 24x2.0 tires? I was thinking about getting the...
10-22-16, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,476
Posted By Got

Lowest Bottom bracket height (for commuting) ?

Currently running 10.7" (from ground to middle of BB shell), which I read is about average for a road bike.

If I switch tires, depending on which one, I could drop as low as 10" inches for the BB...
10-21-16, 08:54 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,195
Posted By Got

I doubt campologo makes their own bicycle grease...

I doubt campologo makes their own bicycle grease anyways, they outsource to some grease company and then the tricky campolono places their logo on it and sells it to the OP who then thinks it is...
10-21-16, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By Got

Can anyone tell me more about my rim?

This was this sticker on it, but I canít find the specs online.

http://i.imgur.com/Fe31afu.jpg
10-20-16, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By Got

What is wrong with my inner tube?

I have a tube that had a bulge at the valve, never had this before, what is going on?

Does this only happen to schrader valves? Or presta too?

http://i.imgur.com/AAvFEd1.png
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