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Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By Maelochs

I have a very similar build ... if anything,...

I have a very similar build ... if anything, more extreme. What you might want to try (If you really have the build you claim) is an unusually short top tube and stem, with less seat-bar drop.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 12:31 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By Badger6

This is exactly what I am talking about... ...

This is exactly what I am talking about...

You provide a meaningless number about your inseam...how about you provide a metric or imperial length of your inseam length? That would be a really...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By Koyote

He has posted some pics like that. The position...

He has posted some pics like that. The position reminded me of Mrs. Doubtfire, though a little bit less aero.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By mstateglfr

I am 6'5 and have managed to find bikes that fit...

I am 6'5 and have managed to find bikes that fit me fine. Since I like old steel, my c&v frames are all admittedly a couple cm smaller than ideal, but I make it work. My main road bike and gravel...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By WhyFi

There's an old saying about having two ears and...

There's an old saying about having two ears and one mouth, and that one should listen twice as much as one talks. The problem here, it seems, is that he's got a ratio of ten typin' fingers to two...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By Badger6

You need to post less, and read more. A lot more....

You need to post less, and read more. A lot more. We are trying to help you, but it seems pointless if you refuse to help yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By WhyFi

Precisely.

Precisely.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By Badger6

You have a hand in this.

You have a hand in this.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By Badger6

Sorry, deleted original to repost, BIKE! GET A...

Sorry, deleted original to repost, BIKE! GET A DAMN BIKE THAT FITS!

I don't know. But something that is sized appropriately. You seem to be always talking about cranks and stems, and ignoring that...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By Koyote

I don't think people hate you around here; I...

I don't think people hate you around here; I certainly do not. But the passage in bold is an opportunity for introspection and self-discovery.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By WhyFi

You say that as if he wasn't given that...

You say that as if he wasn't given that opportunity... repeatedly.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By mstateglfr

It appears you have to have missed a lot of...

It appears you have to have missed a lot of posts. From the first thread he started, the claims of expertise with regard to geometry and fit were aggressive and wrong. The glaringly incorrect and...
Forum: Foo
11-21-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By Seattle Forrest

So glad to see my friend Hondo out enjoying great...

So glad to see my friend Hondo out enjoying great music while it's still around. I don't want to sound too dark but in some number of years there won't be Stones concerts. You were there for...
11-21-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By jrickards

Here you go. No snow at the moment. ...

Here you go. No snow at the moment.
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The Kona Sutra 2012 with the...
Forum: Foo
11-21-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup, I feel fortunate to have been able to see...

Yup, I feel fortunate to have been able to see The Rolling Stones. Bad azz vibe the whole place was in the zone so to speak. Still buzzing from the concert slowly coming back down to Earth.
Forum: Foo
11-21-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By Hondo Gravel

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I was lost trying to find my way back after a p...
11-20-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By jjhabbs

Hey guys. New How to video: How to replace a headset on a vintage bike

Hey guys,
I know many are not fans of videos. But Im trying my hand at "how to" videos. Let me know what you think.

Thanks!

JJ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGe41zE9s8w
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By Eric F

Sure, you can. You can take anything apart, if...

Sure, you can. You can take anything apart, if you try hard enough. It's the putting it back together part that's the challenge.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By mstateglfr

Why do you need to work on getting the spacers...

Why do you need to work on getting the spacers out from under the stem?

Even after all these posts and so much detailed response from forum members, you show almost no understanding of fit or...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By mprince

What's the problem with the spacers under the...

What's the problem with the spacers under the stem? If they give the right fit and still allow the stem to fit on the fork correctly, they are serving their purpose. If you are going to work on...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By WhyFi

You've gotta work on getting a non-hazardous tire...

You've gotta work on getting a non-hazardous tire on the rear wheel.
11-11-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,586
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I didn't have any intention of doing what I did,...

I didn't have any intention of doing what I did, I just did it. Seemed like the only way to survive at the moment. Instinct was to hit the whatever feet first, not go headfirst into the side of a car...
10-07-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,941
Posted By Rolla

Based on my shop experience, I would say that...

Based on my shop experience, I would say that most people have never even heard of replacing their chain.
10-06-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By base2

I don't think you understand. The bicycle mounts...

I don't think you understand. The bicycle mounts to the trainer. It takes up exactly the amount of space as one bicycle.

How much room does a bicycle use?...
10-05-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,631
Posted By noobinsf

Patience will pay dividends here. Don't be...

Patience will pay dividends here. Don't be hasty...
10-05-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,631
Posted By krakhaus

That Trek shouldn't be hard. Just get some...

That Trek shouldn't be hard. Just get some penetrating oil in where the flutes are. Those typically come out without too much hassle. The slammed posts on the other hand look like a total pain. It...
10-04-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,452
Posted By CliffordK

Anybody local enough to have some updates on the...

Anybody local enough to have some updates on the riders?

We've been focusing on the driver so much. But, we know very little about the victims.
10-04-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,452
Posted By jnbrown

Nothing new on this as of today. I guess the...

Nothing new on this as of today. I guess the authorities are hoping it will just go away.
We can't let this go.
10-03-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I'm not advocating that you try to drill the...

I'm not advocating that you try to drill the fork, however, unless it's a full carbon fork with a carbon steerer tube, then most likely the fork crown is aluminum, not carbon. So, theoretically it...
10-03-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By Rolla

Nope. Nope. Even the Keirin clamp-ons...

Nope.



Nope. Even the Keirin clamp-ons say not use them on carbon, not that they'd fit anyway.
...
10-03-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,452
Posted By Rick

The damage to the vehicle appears to be the front...

The damage to the vehicle appears to be the front end. Unless the kid was blind I don't believe they were in a blind spot.
10-02-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By veganbikes

Do you think it is safe to drill into carbon?...

Do you think it is safe to drill into carbon? That one is on you. Personally if you want a brake you should get a fork with a proper hole or purchase a bike for road use rather than just a track...
10-01-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,452
Posted By venturi95

People are saying that bicyclists don't like...

People are saying that bicyclists don't like being run over by pick up trucks
10-01-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,452
Posted By livedarklions

Anyone suggested that opposition here? All I...

Anyone suggested that opposition here? All I suggested is that this has all of the hallmarks of a very expensive criminal defense, and if you want to deny that relatively rich people stand a better...
09-28-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,306
Posted By Rolla

Anodized bolts to match or complement the frame...

Anodized bolts to match or complement the frame color.

...
09-28-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By Pompiere

Primers will help fill in small imperfections to...

Primers will help fill in small imperfections to give you a smoother base for the paint. They also give a little tooth for the paint to adhere to. The biggest reason, I think, is to cover all the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,094
Posted By mstateglfr

What's the Taiwan forging factory? I would be...

What's the Taiwan forging factory? I would be interested in a quality crankset for $90.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,094
Posted By indyfabz

When the batteries powering my camping headlamp...

When the batteries powering my camping headlamp are running out I simply feel they arenít and the light suddenly gets brighter again. Doesnít everyone?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,094
Posted By shelbyfv

No surprise, this assertion is about as wrong as...

No surprise, this assertion is about as wrong as it could be. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,094
Posted By base2

I'm sure the people at Quarq...

I'm sure the people at Quarq (https://www.sram.com/en/quarq) would be interested in your research. Have you tried the people over at Rotor? (https://rotorbike.com/powermeter/)



So, crank arms...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,094
Posted By PeteHski

Well power output is pretty objective when using...

Well power output is pretty objective when using a power meter.

But that aside I see no reason to experiment with longer cranks. If there was some credible research suggesting longer cranks might...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,094
Posted By shelbyfv

^^^This. For folks who imagine they are somehow...

^^^This. For folks who imagine they are somehow unique and need non-standard cranks, power measurement is a requirement. Otherwise you are subjectively noodling around, blowing smoke, navel gazing,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,094
Posted By mstateglfr

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,094
Posted By mstateglfr

Whaaaat? Nah, that can't be correct since you...

Whaaaat? Nah, that can't be correct since you have claimed you are an expert at frame geometry and bike fit.

It's almost as if you have had little to no idea about what youve claimed over the...
09-24-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By gugie

There's no need to remove internal rust if you're...

There's no need to remove internal rust if you're going to treat the insides with some lotion or potion. What the lotions and potions do is create an oxygen barrier, which will stop any further rust....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,094
Posted By shelbyfv

:beer:

:beer:
09-22-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,751
Posted By Kapusta

You are posting this in the MTB section. Are you...

You are posting this in the MTB section. Are you asking about mountain biking, riding around town, or road/gravel riding?.

The fact that you are talking about 720-780mm flats bars and road/gravel...
09-17-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,209
Posted By rsbob

Our current cat was abandoned near our...

Our current cat was abandoned near our neighborhood. It spent months sitting on peopleís porches wanting food and to be let in. We would see her going through are gardens but remained standoffish....
09-17-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,992
Posted By Rolla

Chrome Kadet or Mini Kadet (below): ...

Chrome Kadet or Mini Kadet (below):

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09-16-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,682
Posted By zandoval

Most Desirable Bike v/s Bike I Most Desire To...

Most Desirable Bike v/s Bike I Most Desire To Ride...
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