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09-21-22, 12:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 690
Posted By BMC_Kid

Sure thing, more than likely. I don't ride it, so...

Sure thing, more than likely. I don't ride it, so why not let someone else appreciate it when I don't? Trying to gather information about it, however speculative, in the full light of day.
08-27-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,179
Posted By Maelochs

Dude, we're not supposed to talk about it!

Dude, we're not supposed to talk about it!
08-18-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,146
Posted By Iride01

Seems like if the shim solves our pain, you'll be...

Seems like if the shim solves our pain, you'll be able to put out more power longer. With pain you'll be inclined not to put out as much power for so long.

I wouldn't care what the left / right...
08-18-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,992
Posted By GAtkins

I particularly take the lane when I'm in the pole...

I particularly take the lane when I'm in the pole position at red lights to avoid the right hook, or the "pull up beside you and wait to go straight idiot." In fact, when I'm at any intersection...
08-12-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By dedhed

A couple drops of super glue then cut

A couple drops of super glue then cut
07-14-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By Iride01

Most say that flats come in close groups of...

Most say that flats come in close groups of threes. You are still due another flat no matter what you put on the bike.
06-16-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,264
Posted By Chuck M

I was thinking my temperature width would be...

I was thinking my temperature width would be pretty narrow. I'll ride in hot weather and did 85 miles in a 106 degree heat index (I forgot what the actual temperature was). And while I don't mind...
06-15-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,025
Posted By cxwrench

Nomenclature is not the correct word for what...

Nomenclature is not the correct word for what you're talking about. Look it up.
06-15-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,264
Posted By Bearhawker

Roughly -25*C to more than +30*C I would gladly...

Roughly -25*C to more than +30*C I would gladly ride in the cold before the heat.

I'd make it an even 100*C temp range but it doesn't get cold or hot enough here to round it out.

I've lived in...
06-15-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,264
Posted By Ghazmh

In the past 6 months I rode when it was 0 degrees...

In the past 6 months I rode when it was 0 degrees Fahrenheit and had a splendid time. More recently I rode in the upper 90’s.
06-15-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,264
Posted By _ForceD_

I live in coastal southern New England. I ride in...

I live in coastal southern New England. I ride in temps from the mid/upper-90s (so say >95°F) down to around the mid/lower-teens (so say <15°F). So my “temperature width” is 80-85°F.

Dan
06-15-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,264
Posted By prj71

95 degrees here in WI yesterday. Real feal was...

95 degrees here in WI yesterday. Real feal was 103°.

I biked 45 miles after work. I love biking in the heat. I fat bike in winter but my cut-off is around 10-15 degrees.
06-15-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,264
Posted By ofajen

As far as what I’ve ever done, roughly [+110,+10]...

As far as what I’ve ever done, roughly [+110,+10] or 100F. In a typical year it will now be [+100,+30] or 70F.

I have never enjoyed riding below 25F and pretty much switch to working out at the...
06-15-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,264
Posted By pdlamb

After a commute at 7F I decided that was too...

After a commute at 7F I decided that was too cold, I'd stick to double-digit temperatures on the low end. But I also got a pair of warm tights with a wind-block front. It hasn't equaled that low...
06-15-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,264
Posted By GhostRider62

Not sure but out West the bank sign said 117F and...

Not sure but out West the bank sign said 117F and my Garmin said 126F on the road. A UPS driver stopped me one day telling me to get off the road cuz the heat index was 160 or 161F. Told him I...
06-15-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,264
Posted By BobbyG

In Colorado Springs it rarely reaches 100F but...

In Colorado Springs it rarely reaches 100F but often go up to 98F (Highest recorded temp here was 100.8F in 2018) however the thermometers on my bikes will read up to 110 in direct sunlight. I...
06-15-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,264
Posted By BTinNYC

So far this year 17F to 91F. I wouldn't go for a...

So far this year 17F to 91F. I wouldn't go for a car ride at -30F.
06-15-22, 03:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,264
Posted By The Chemist

Here in Shanghai the yearly temperature range is...

Here in Shanghai the yearly temperature range is around 0 degrees C to 38 degrees C, and I ride in all of it.
06-14-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,264
Posted By msalvetti

I don't come anywhere close to you. Here in...

I don't come anywhere close to you. Here in Boston it doesn't often get above 95F. I'll ride in that, but in the evening after the sun goes down. In the winter, I usually won't go out if the temp is...
Forum: Touring
05-06-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 888
Posted By phughes

Shower cap from Walmart or Target. I have the...

Shower cap from Walmart or Target. I have the cover from Brooks, but use it mainly when transporting the bike long distance on the bike rack. For day to day use, and on tour, the shower cap works...
04-08-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By P.L.Jensen

Old chainring modified to be a chain guard…

I love all my bikes… Since moving to a small waterfront town in Washington State, my preferred ride is my coaster brake cruiser bike… Really don’t need gears here, and the coaster brake works fine...
04-08-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,711
Posted By KerryIrons

I think the technical term for this kind of...

I think the technical term for this kind of behavior is "moocher."
03-25-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,397
Posted By hazetguy

Handel bars ...

Handel bars

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03-05-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,900
Posted By CAT7RDR

The more boldface you use the more rolling...

The more boldface you use the more rolling resistance.
Smaller thin Arial 4 font has the least resistance. :backpedal:
02-26-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,476
Posted By Rolla

Riding home at night on quiet streets after a...

Riding home at night on quiet streets after a couple of beers is an underrated pleasure of bicycling.
02-20-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By zaje

Thanks for pointing to Cygolite, funny thing -...

Thanks for pointing to Cygolite, funny thing - their webpage has banned access from my country, I now feel like criminal :D
01-28-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By Bill Kapaun

In pic #2, D-NL SCREAMS SHIMANO It's a...

In pic #2, D-NL SCREAMS SHIMANO
It's a conventional cartridge BB (probably a UN-26 quality) with the DS flange sheared off.
01-23-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 934
Posted By SurferRosa

Is the housing long enough? Show us a pic of the...

Is the housing long enough? Show us a pic of the entire cable routing. Looking at that ferrule inside the barrel adjuster makes it seem too short. Especially with aero brake levers, the housing...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,481
Posted By nomadmax

If I read your post correctly, your low gear is...

If I read your post correctly, your low gear is 34 x 34. On an unladened bike thats a pretty low gear. I don't know your age, fitness level or the climbs you're having difficulty with but there's...
01-17-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By arex

Followed your procedure, except for the brake...

Followed your procedure, except for the brake fluid (not sure I have any), and after monumental effort, I got the damned thing to turn. Even then, it turned very grudgingly, and I was afraid that I'd...
01-10-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,789
Posted By BikePower

Great idea. Create a subforum called Drag Racing...

Great idea. Create a subforum called Drag Racing or Straight Line Sprints. Lets do it!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,912
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Personally I have auto pause on and set not to...

Personally I have auto pause on and set not to record anything under 20 mph. I don't know how you people manage such pathetically slow speeds. 17 mph over a century? That's a track stand! I spent...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,271
Posted By Sy Reene

The motor.

The motor.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,712
Posted By Bmach

Ride it, clean it, don’t worry.

Ride it, clean it, don’t worry.
11-13-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,107
Posted By sloar

I just take the fork or frame into CVS . I’ve...

I just take the fork or frame into CVS . I’ve never had a problem except for odd stares.
11-02-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,979
Posted By FireWaterBoy

Too late! I couldn't justify putting this bike on...

Too late! I couldn't justify putting this bike on the wall. The way I see it bikes are there to be ridden.. And I see the scratches, chips, etc. to be part of the art and also gives the bike...
11-01-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,979
Posted By FireWaterBoy

Hand Drawn Pinarello

*I'm not sure if this is the right thread to post this but didn't know where to put it*

I've always had a real love for late 90's early 00's road bikes. My dream bike was/is the Pinarello Galileo...
10-22-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,629
Posted By wolfchild

100% waterproof and 100% breathable doesn't...

100% waterproof and 100% breathable doesn't exist, the isn't a fabric out there that can keep water out and let sweat out at the same time...You have a choice, you can either accept getting wet with...
10-07-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,397
Posted By Flatforkcrown

If you don’t adjust and maintain your own hubs...

If you don’t adjust and maintain your own hubs how do you know they are too tight? If they have fresh thick grease in them they will slow quicker than before just spinning them, but will be fine on...
09-27-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 11,248
Posted By curbtender

F that. It's what we get when social media raises...

F that. It's what we get when social media raises our kids. Take his license away forever and make him ride a bike.
09-26-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 6,699
Posted By seypat

The answer is 42.

The answer is 42.
09-25-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,063
Posted By Cyclist0108

I removed the finger pulls on mine because they...

I removed the finger pulls on mine because they caused flatulence.
09-03-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,934
Posted By dedhed

Define "jockey wheels mess up". While Acera is...

Define "jockey wheels mess up". While Acera is near the bottom of their line up, pretty much any Shimano RD is pretty bulletproof for a few thousand miles with at least minimal maintenance.

Makes...
09-03-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,516
Posted By Smokinapankake

And so it begins: ...

And so it begins:


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XT cantilevers:

...
08-26-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Limitations in technology only allowed me to make...

Limitations in technology only allowed me to make a four Spock wheel.

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08-23-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mr. 66

VIse grips on the one that has issue, there's...

VIse grips on the one that has issue, there's enough grab on.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,312
Posted By Ray9

Beating the system.

Yesterday I became aware that it was going to rain today so I planned on a day off from cycling. I did some shopping this morning and noticed it was not raining yet, so I checked the weather report...
07-17-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,662
Posted By fredlord

I see what you did there.

I see what you did there.
04-15-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,181
Posted By livedarklions

I always love seeing setups I know I'd hate...

I always love seeing setups I know I'd hate working for someone else, it's part of the charm of talking about bicycles.
Forum: Touring
03-11-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,942
Posted By Fuji1986

Where did my thread go? (Probably where rim-brake...

Where did my thread go? (Probably where rim-brake touring bikes went.)
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