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03-06-20, 10:02 AM
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Posted By Korina

Cool bike! Actually, I understand that Antelope...

Cool bike! Actually, I understand that Antelope owners are allowed to call them Cantalopes. Because reasons, I guess. :D
03-05-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

It ain't much, as pointed out above. If the bike...

It ain't much, as pointed out above. If the bike allows for 35c sized tires, it's a gravel bike. And thats it. And things like fenders and a rack are nothing more than accessories that you would find...
03-04-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By indyfabz

+2. P.S. The thread title is a dead giveaway.

+2.

P.S. The thread title is a dead giveaway.
03-04-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

drop bars and bigger tires. If it rides good,...

drop bars and bigger tires. If it rides good, call it what you want
03-04-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By cyccommute

Can it be ridden on gravel? It's a "gravel"...

Can it be ridden on gravel? It's a "gravel" bike. Take your Trek and go ride. No changes needed. You may not be as fast as a labeled "gravel bike" is in some situations but you'll be faster in...
03-03-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By Baldy1953

The Trek will do an adequate job of riding the...

The Trek will do an adequate job of riding the gravel. I have an Antelope 800. Have ridden it on 2 so called "gravel rides" here in N. Fl. It is mostly sand and the tires were too narrow for the...
03-03-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By hillyman

Don't try to put my bike in a box man. When I...

Don't try to put my bike in a box man. When I ride on gravel it's a Gravel Eating Machine
03-03-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By alcjphil

What size tires does it take? Do you want to...

What size tires does it take? Do you want to convert it to drop bars? The term "gravel bike" is a loose marketing term for a bike that is comfortable to ride on unpaved roads and smoothish trails....
03-03-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By Ironfish653

Gravel bike is a genre of drop-bar 'road' bike. ...

Gravel bike is a genre of drop-bar 'road' bike. Think a road bike on top, mountianbike (sort of) on the bottom. Looks like a 'normal' road bike, but usually has 40-50mm tires, with lots of...
03-03-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By travbikeman

Might be less expensive to take to a bike shop...

Might be less expensive to take to a bike shop and have them repack the bearings and put on a new freewheel. Would be less than a new wheel. My guestimate would be about $60.

There are wheels like...
03-03-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By Ghazmh

I’d say it has to have tires wider than road bike...

I’d say it has to have tires wider than road bike tires and smaller than mountain bike tires. Typically with drop bars, it can even look like a cross bike but would have mounts for cages, fenders and...
03-02-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 13,433
Posted By DreamRider85

I donít even know what youíre saying

I donít even know what youíre saying
03-02-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 13,433
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If you're in California, you're already in grave...

If you're in California, you're already in grave danger of cleaving off into the Pacific, at which point you will become a sovereign nation, and the rest of America will utter a collective sigh of...
01-30-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By MarcusT

Texting drivers scare me much more than high...

Texting drivers scare me much more than high drivers.
It's hard to tell who the high drivers are, it's easy to tell who the texting drivers are
01-30-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By woodcraft

I doubt weed smoking is a factor. This: ...

I doubt weed smoking is a factor.

This: https://norml.org/library/item/marijuana-and-driving-a-review-of-the-scientific-evidence

may include a study I saw some years ago by an insurance...
01-05-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,108
Posted By badger1

In just a mid-size city here, but with awful...

In just a mid-size city here, but with awful roads and traffic, and at 68 -- with some on-going health issues -- I have no trouble riding my upright bike in town or out of town -- or my upright mtb...
01-05-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,108
Posted By rydabent

Note however on the side bar I still have and...

Note however on the side bar I still have and ride a recumbent bike. I am one of the very fortunate persons that have had very little decline in either physical or mental abilities, even tho I am 81....
12-27-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By Germanrazor

Negative Ghostrider! I don't think Christmas is...

Negative Ghostrider! I don't think Christmas is the best time to get the "new" bike. That is more a seasonal thing to happen in the warm months. Oh I know some will get a new bike but I favor...
12-26-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By Wildwood

My cup runneth over. Actually, it's the time of...

My cup runneth over.
Actually, it's the time of year to emphasize wrenching.
Two project bikes to build up.
Half dozen wheelsets to re-grease.
New cloth for the handlebars.

Anytime is the best...
12-26-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By MAK

Getting a new bike is always great...Buying one...

Getting a new bike is always great...Buying one for your 7 yo grandson is even better.
12-25-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By FiftySix

I just got back from a morning ride. I love how...

I just got back from a morning ride. I love how empty the streets are on Christmas morning. :)

Merry Christmas, y'all!
:speedy:
12-25-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By friday1970

Not feeling Christmasy at all this season, I took...

Not feeling Christmasy at all this season, I took advantage of the warm night on the Eve (if you call 35'F warm) and went out for a ride in our local parks. Seeing the decorated houses, hearing a...
12-25-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By horatio

Got myself some classic Italian steel this year -...

Got myself some classic Italian steel this year - Bottecchia Team Record.
12-24-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By baldilocks

Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New year.

Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New year.
12-24-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By sdmc530

Merry Christmas cycling family!

Merry Christmas cycling family!
12-24-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By cyccommute

I got all the bikes I want. But Iím always...

I got all the bikes I want. But Iím always changing them. This year is the year of Paul. Green Klampers for my Moots

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49144262878_904285e603_k.jpg...
12-24-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By Witterings

I just searched to see if anyone else had started...

I just searched to see if anyone else had started a Merry Christmas post before I did and found this.

A Merry Christmas to all and a big thank to all who have helped when I've need advice .......
12-24-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By mcours2006

My riding buddies are all on Zwift and doing a...

My riding buddies are all on Zwift and doing a ton of training, so if I don't to get dropped come spring, I've got to continue riding throughout winter. So, yeah, I resolve to do that.:D
12-24-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By Ogsarg

I picked up a 19 Spec Roubaix Comp DI2 over the...

I picked up a 19 Spec Roubaix Comp DI2 over the weekend. Not because of the season; it just happened to be when I got a large bonus. Unfortunately the weather has been crap so no significant rides...
12-24-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By 2cam16

Merry Christmas,all!

Merry Christmas,all!
12-24-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By indyfabz

Don't need or want one, but I will probably put...

Don't need or want one, but I will probably put some money into my LHT over the winter. New brake pads and possibly new bar ends. Definitely needs new bar tape.
12-24-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By mcours2006

I'd love to get an aero bike, but my sensible and...

I'd love to get an aero bike, but my sensible and frugal self is telling me not to. So instead I'm going to give myself the gift of better fitness by riding more hills.:D Come to think of it, that's...
12-24-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By TakingMyTime

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas
12-24-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By Rajflyboy

Merry Christmas everybody :tandem::)

Merry Christmas everybody :tandem::)
12-24-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By JoeTBM

Merry Christmas

Yeah I know it's not about cycling....

But I want to wish a Merry Christmas and a Happy Hanukkah to all here on the BF

May you have a safe and happy holiday season

:beer: and a Happy New...
12-19-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By rumrunn6

that looks like a Hillman 3/4 in. Poultry Staple,...

that looks like a Hillman 3/4 in. Poultry Staple, Barbed, Electro-Galvanized...
12-17-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,161
Posted By shelbyfv

Folks, it's all winter fun here. "Medical...

Folks, it's all winter fun here. "Medical Practitioner" asking the internet for advice on his bloody butt? About as likely as the homeless guy (living in a tent until he can get in public housing)...
12-17-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,161
Posted By delbiker1

If the Op only wanted advice on the saddle, he...

If the Op only wanted advice on the saddle, he could have done so without all the bloody extraneous BS.
12-17-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,161
Posted By livedarklions

Also, eat more fiber.

Also, eat more fiber.
12-17-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,161
Posted By nomadmax

I knew a medical professional who did a 180...

I knew a medical professional who did a 180 career change; right after the trial :roflmao2:
12-17-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,161
Posted By livedarklions

A friend of mine who looks exactly like me and...

A friend of mine who looks exactly like me and has the same name and birthdate got proctitis while riding, which was quite nasty and involved a lot of bright red bleeding when I, I mean he, had a BM....
12-17-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,161
Posted By TakingMyTime

I guess I'll tell you what you want to hear... ...

I guess I'll tell you what you want to hear...
Start experimenting with saddle position and possibly some padded shorts. I'm sure that's it.
12-17-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,161
Posted By Juan Foote

Just to define the situation a little better. ...

Just to define the situation a little better.

If you have blood entering your 'fecal stream' from up inside you, your bowel movement will be very dark, almost black.
If you are seeing red blood...
12-17-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,161
Posted By jadocs

I can see the connection to blood, swelling on...

I can see the connection to blood, swelling on private parts as it relates to saddles, but I don't see a connection to bloody stools (unless hemorrhoids)? Maybe I'm wrong.
12-12-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,723
Posted By burnthesheep

Totally did this when crossing thru a college...

Totally did this when crossing thru a college campus.....right in front of a cop. Ooops.

I was swaying that sucker back and forth like the last 200m on the Champs.
12-12-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,985
Posted By Phil_gretz

Keep the frame...

...and build up the bike. Those blemishes are insignificant. Really.

Why put everyone involved through the pain of refunding, shipping, restocking, waiting, paying more for the next...
12-12-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,985
Posted By tgenec86

?? Those photo's are magnified close-up's, and...

?? Those photo's are magnified close-up's, and it's a hand-built steel frame. Your're going to get dings and paint chips bigger than that the first week you ride it. These three blemishes are...
10-22-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 27,808
Posted By FiftySix

That ought to make you appear more unique than...

That ought to make you appear more unique than the masses! :)

Unless you ride a Trek, too. :innocent:

BTW, I hope you don't own a Toyota Corolla. They're everywhere, like hordes of locusts....
10-22-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 27,808
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

see lots of Ford's on the road too

see lots of Ford's on the road too
04-24-05, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,118
Views: 424,046
Posted By phidauex

Nice chopper. :) Where'd you get that fork, or...

Nice chopper. :) Where'd you get that fork, or did you make it?

peace,
sam
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