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01-29-23, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By 1989Pre

Yes, sir. I've had mine for about 5 years. ...

Yes, sir. I've had mine for about 5 years.
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New...
01-28-23, 09:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,899
Posted By fishboat

Cool..good to know. How about wear? I've been...

Cool..good to know. How about wear? I've been running GK Slicks(38mm) and Schwalbe Marathon Supremes (37mm) on my most-used bikes and both are comfortable, fast tires. The two tires feel very...
01-26-23, 08:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,268
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Wool cycle shorts and a wool Brooks jersey....

Wool cycle shorts and a wool Brooks jersey....
01-24-23, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,088
Posted By 52telecaster

My son's new Paramount

My son's new paramount....

I bought this for him for 300.00 last summer. It wasn't perfect but it wasn't horrid either. This is how he has it right now....
01-19-23, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By squirtdad

bilenky? https://www.bilenky.com/

bilenky? https://www.bilenky.com/
01-19-23, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By tiger1964

If you have time to kill in Philly, no bikes but...

If you have time to kill in Philly, no bikes but cars, if you don't go to the Simeone Foundation Museum, you'll regret it. SIMEONE (https://simeonemuseum.org/the-collection/)
01-18-23, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By beng1

Averaged 17.3mph over 12 miles

I timed myself over a local circuit I am very familiar with and my average speed came out at 17.3mph. This was with 52/20 sprockets. The cadence works out to be about 83 I think. Since this I have...
01-11-23, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By base2

"Bunny hop." It's cool for manhole covers,...

"Bunny hop."
It's cool for manhole covers, speed bumps & potholes,
01-11-23, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By grumpus

Never posting again, apparently - I wonder if the...

Never posting again, apparently - I wonder if the fork got him.
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By PhilFo

Definitely looks worth $100. The fork and RF...

Definitely looks worth $100. The fork and RF shifters can be replaced. Looks like a time capsule. STX was a great working group. Not sure what those brakes are, but they look halfway decent as well....
01-05-23, 01:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,496
Posted By dedhed

One word - Paragraphs

One word - Paragraphs
12-29-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,078
Posted By Rolla

IMO, "keeping up with road bikes" while "getting...

IMO, "keeping up with road bikes" while "getting up steeper hills" calls for a different tool than SS. Personally, I gear for the hills (approx. 63 gear inches on most of my SS bikes), and let the...
12-29-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,078
Posted By JohnDThompson

Riding fixed with a road group on mixed terrain...

Riding fixed with a road group on mixed terrain pretty much guarantees that you will be dropped on the hills. Too low a gear, and you'll be dropped on the downhill; too high a gear, and you'll be...
12-29-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,078
Posted By acoustophile

As already stated, this is a personal thing an...

As already stated, this is a personal thing an depends on your strengths. Assuming that you want to ride on the slower side average of 20-25km/h (12.4-15.5 mph), running a 42x18 (assuming 23c tires),...
12-26-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,755
Posted By Drillium Dude

Because I still can? Yeah, that's it :) ...

Because I still can?

Yeah, that's it :)

DD
12-26-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,755
Posted By nesteel

Bikes started out as my first escape vehicle from...

Bikes started out as my first escape vehicle from daily existence, which was pretty bleak at times. After meeting the gal who would become my wife and moving to a location that allowed for much more...
12-26-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,755
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

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12-20-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By Positron400

thanks - i was. just set them up tubelss....

thanks - i was.

just set them up tubelss. For future reference here is what i did:

- 1 Layer of 23 mm Schwalbe tubeless rim tape, overlapped 2 spoke holes before and after the valve stem.
-...
12-15-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By SoSmellyAir

For a hybrid bike ridden on paved roads or paths,...

For a hybrid bike ridden on paved roads or paths, Continental Grand Prix Urban is awesome:

Continental Grand Prix Urban Road Tire Excel Sports | Shop Online From Boulder Colorado...
12-10-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By Trakhak

The pictured stem comes with thick shims for use...

The pictured stem comes with thick shims for use with flat bars. In theory, you simply omit the spacers to use the stem with drop bars, but I have a couple of similar stems that are very slightly...
12-09-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,163
Posted By Dictatorsaurus

I actually think my old Jamis is faster than the...

I actually think my old Jamis is faster than the new Defy :)
12-07-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,117
Posted By geomiko

Sweet bike. Mine is not a conversion. But I...

Sweet bike.

Mine is not a conversion. But I don't see the same livery often, so I wanted to share my build.

Cheers.
...
12-04-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,117
Posted By acoustophile

1985 Bianchi Classica setup as a "do everything"...

1985 Bianchi Classica setup as a "do everything" SS rig with 38c tires...
12-04-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,117
Posted By grant40

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12-04-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,117
Posted By grant40

Show me your fixed gear/singlespeed conversions.

Here are some of mine. The only ones I still own are the Purple bike with the yellow fork and the rad bike with the light blue bar tape and darker colored fork.
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12-02-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,066
Posted By MoAlpha

Nah, it was the toxins in his colon or the...

Nah, it was the toxins in his colon or the government shooting directed energy at him.
12-02-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By Trav1s

Welcome! Here's my experiences over the...

Welcome!

Here's my experiences over the past several years...

Tested multiple new bikes before lucking into my current Quick 1. Most of my testers were lower end bikes with larger tires...
12-02-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,066
Posted By RH Clark

There has been quite an increase in heart related...

There has been quite an increase in heart related deaths in younger people the last couple years according to the stats released by insurance companies. I wonder what could have possibly caused it.
12-01-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,066
Posted By Koyote

Hey, I believe it. After all, Johnny Cash shot a...

Hey, I believe it. After all, Johnny Cash shot a man in Reno -- just to watch him die.
...
12-01-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,066
Posted By Koyote

He averaged "more than 2,000km of cycling per...

He averaged "more than 2,000km of cycling per month, much of it on indoors on a turbo trainer."

I'm surprised he didn't die of boredom.
Forum: Commuting
11-30-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By randallr

Another option that might serve is the Conti GP 4...

Another option that might serve is the Conti GP 4 season. Two vectran layers instead of one. Supple, but more flat resistant. I have used them a couple of years and have had one flat.
11-14-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,450
Posted By IAmSam

Not the oldest around here but dam close to it -...

Not the oldest around here but dam close to it - fixed only for more than few yrs - a ton of age-related physical problems but my knees ain't one of them - small gearing is a wunnerful thing :thumb:
11-13-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 703
Posted By veganbikes

You cannot really have a geared fixed gear the...

You cannot really have a geared fixed gear the whole idea of the fixed gear is it is one cog that is directly connected to the front chainring via chain (or belt potentially) that has no ability to...
11-13-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 703
Posted By Trakhak

Won't work. The first time you applied...

Won't work. The first time you applied backpedaling force, the lower run of the chain would assume a straight line, stretching both the rear derailleur body and its cage fully forward (and very...
11-08-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By TugaDude

My concern is whether they are even qualified to...

My concern is whether they are even qualified to render an opinion in the first place. Liability being what it is, I have a hard time understanding why they'd even comment. The correct answer, to...
11-07-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,569
Posted By fender1

What does $150 buy you in Lancaster Pa on a Saturday night??

A barely ridden, 1989 Cannondale SR700!


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Forum: Touring
11-03-22, 04:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,895
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Great find. A decade ago I paid $5 USD for...

Great find.

A decade ago I paid $5 USD for this: It had been stored outside for a decade.
...
Forum: Touring
11-02-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,895
Posted By StarBiker

I paid $32 for this two weeks ago.......(Yellow...

I paid $32 for this two weeks ago.......(Yellow Selle SMP Seat added since. I had the seat.)
...
Forum: Touring
10-30-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,876
Views: 359,762
Posted By indyfabz

From last year north of Upper Black Eddy, PA. ...

From last year north of Upper Black Eddy, PA.


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10-28-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,742
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I've never flatted on the ones I use on my '71...

I've never flatted on the ones I use on my '71 Paramount, made by our own, rootboy, may he RIP....
10-08-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By squirtdad

if your builder is good, go with what is...

if your builder is good, go with what is recommended

more than a few really well know builders don't really a say much about what tubing they use, some to keep it so they can pic and choose to...
10-07-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By parkbrav

In Praise of a Member of Bike Forums

I hope I'm not embarrassing anybody so I apologize in advance. In advance of our next winter cycling season, I wanted to thank RumRunn6 for his immeasurable contributions to Bike Forums and...
10-04-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,980
Posted By cyclist2000

If you are uneasy about riding the carbon bike,...

If you are uneasy about riding the carbon bike, then don't ride it. Do what you are comfortable doing.
09-27-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,984
Posted By skidder

Supra-ventricular tachyardia (SVT). Its when the...

Supra-ventricular tachyardia (SVT). Its when the node that sequences the heart's beating function goes whacky and a chamber or two starts beating out of sequence and at a high rate (160 BPM) for no...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,061
Posted By KiwiDallas

My cracked Spec Roubaix bike frame - the resolution

I'd posted here in late July that I found a crack in the seat-stay of my 1-year-old Specialized Roubaix Sport frame. I took it back to my LBS, a longtime Specialized dealer, to handle the warranty...
09-25-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 508
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I view on road repairs as being a "make do" to...

I view on road repairs as being a "make do" to get back tiding and save the fine tuning level for when I get back. Here's a shot of my most challenging on tour repair. I got the wheel good enough to...
09-24-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By dmark

Continental presta tubes have a shoulder on the...

Continental presta tubes have a shoulder on the locknut that sits in a Schrader hole to secure the presta valve.
09-15-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 692
Posted By alcjphil

They might be a bit wide for the rim, but the...

They might be a bit wide for the rim, but the bigger question is whether you have sufficient frame clearance. You mention a 2018 Boardman bike but no mention of the model or type of bike it is
09-13-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,853
Posted By livedarklions

If it's in the same day, it's a century. Walking...

If it's in the same day, it's a century. Walking 24 miles isn't a marathon because a marathon is a running race. A century is a 100 mile bike ride, not a race, who cares if you cut it up in...
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