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09-12-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Bianchigirll

I don’t know if shipmano ever offered those...

I don’t know if shipmano ever offered those aftermarket since they were more or less a recreational level group. Unfortunately shipmano made switching hoods between groups hard with little notches...
09-12-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By cannonride15

Try these

Pretty sure these will work for you, a pretty good price too!
...
09-11-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,054
Posted By dedhed

carry a pump, deflate as needed, reinflate

carry a pump, deflate as needed, reinflate
06-24-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By mstateglfr

Fully agree with you, but having been born in...

Fully agree with you, but having been born in '81, I really dislike your numbers. They arent wrong, I just dont like seeing them.
Oof, thats a rough reminder of age.
06-24-21, 01:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,252
Posted By Badger6

I am sure. It's not "bulletproof", but I'd ride...

I am sure. It's not "bulletproof", but I'd ride that without any concerns...the forces required to damage the carbon structure in such a way that it would be compromised in that place aren't possible...
06-24-21, 01:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,252
Posted By BHG6

I wouldn't hesitate to ride that frame for a...

I wouldn't hesitate to ride that frame for a second. I've crashed my TT bike at speed a couple of times and it's still solid as a rock - I was far more damaged than my bike lol . You can always take...
06-23-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,252
Posted By Badger6

Carbon is not as fragile as some folks think.

Carbon is not as fragile as some folks think.
06-23-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,252
Posted By cxwrench

1) Your 'friend' is an idiot. 2) That looks...

1) Your 'friend' is an idiot.
2) That looks like nothing more than a paint chip. I'd want to tap it a little harder, maybe w/ a 5 or 6mm wrench to see how it sounds.

I think at this point I'd...
06-23-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,226
Posted By Iride01

When I changed my 1979 Raleigh Comp GS from the...

When I changed my 1979 Raleigh Comp GS from the old Campy Nuvo Record square tapers to a RaceFace Cadence 2 piece crank with the external cups, it convinced me that square tapers are dead.

If...
06-17-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By dsbrantjr

You will need to use whichever spacer or...

You will need to use whichever spacer or combination causes the cassette to stand 1 or 2 mm proud of the freehub, so that the lock ring clamps against the cassette and not the end of the freehub. If...
06-17-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Plainsman

Cassette spacer! SRAM PG950 9 speed

Hi all, trying to figure this out. I have a wheelset that came from a 2009 Specialized Allez with 8 speed Sora. I am repurposing that wheelset for a 9 speed Cannondale flat bar road/fitness bike. I...
06-16-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 853
Posted By Iride01

Do you feel anything while you ride? If not,...

Do you feel anything while you ride? If not, ride on.

I've flatted plenty of times at 20 mph or better speeds and it's never been a big deal. The bike gets a little squirrely, but how long does...
06-10-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 719,795
Posted By Flatforkcrown

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/75978455_a2aa_48b6_a1de_a513589b8c13_3765d7d20ced8eb7107f34bb7a5533d9f73bc477.jpeg
Before...
06-07-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,148
Posted By grizzly907la

This why I hate threaded headsets

This is why I hate threaded headsets. Granted it would've came out if the previous owner had maintained it, though I am sure that there are some who had similar experiences with threadless headsets....
06-05-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,787
Posted By katsup

Ask the bike shop to put a spare front wheel on...

Ask the bike shop to put a spare front wheel on your bike (or borrow a friend's) and test ride it to see if you notice a difference. You can isolate from there.
06-05-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,787
Posted By wolfchild

If a bike shop manager couldn't find a problem...

If a bike shop manager couldn't find a problem then it's probably your imagination.
06-05-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By randyjawa

The bike is pending to the first person to agree...

The bike is pending to the first person to agree to purchase. I sent him the cost to ship and if he agrees, then the deal is done. There are two more interested buyers at the moment and as for...
06-05-21, 04:42 PM
06-05-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Yet to be marked sold. Get your hat in the ring...

Yet to be marked sold. Get your hat in the ring lad!!
06-05-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By randyjawa

58cm Daccordi Frame and fork plus Campy stuff - $100.00

Before getting too far into this offer, take the time to read this link regarding the bike's appraisal value...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By jamesdak

Well as another data point let me offer up my...

Well as another data point let me offer up my Pinarello purchase from about 2 weeks ago. Local, cash buy from the original owner.
...
05-31-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By Leinster

Granted, it might not work nearly as well with 10...

Granted, it might not work nearly as well with 10 speed, but I will always default to exploring the cheapest option (ie, just get a Campag cassette) and see if it works acceptably, before spending...
05-31-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By Pop N Wood

Is it 20000 now? Last I heard it was only 10000.

Is it 20000 now? Last I heard it was only 10000.
05-31-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,420
Posted By bikemike73

1998 Trek OCLV Carbon Series

I have been told that carbon bikes absorb shock like no other.
I do not want to spend a lot of money and thought this bike at $500.00 would be a way to get into Carbon.

Do you think the frame is...
05-30-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,643
Posted By jamesdak

These shots are how I brought it home. Seemed to...

These shots are how I brought it home. Seemed to be well taken care of.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x778/klein1_a5b2bfbaa899c28cfececcf7a0888bdcd58fa8d8.jpg...
05-30-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,643
Posted By jamesdak

Klein Quantum II - 2 bikes out, one bike in....again

So the "downsizing" continues just not as effectively as it should. Once again I sold two bike but took one in. Still heading in the right direction I guess.

This time it's a Klein Quantum II...
05-30-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By CAT7RDR

A little trivia: Mark Eaton was an auto mechanic...

A little trivia: Mark Eaton was an auto mechanic before he was discovered by the coach at Cypress College under a car.
He was also guarding Abdul-Jabbar when he made a baseline hook shot to break...
05-30-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By icemilkcoffee

PSA: Do not buy these vintage aero bottles

Just in case anyone else thought, like me, that these no-name reproduction(?) aero water bottles from Ebay (https://www.ebay.com/itm/281867085838?hash=item41a096680e:g:tYgAAOSwtmdc7nvm) would be just...
05-30-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By VicBC_Biker

I am currently doing the same sort of change with...

I am currently doing the same sort of change with my road bike.

Even with the hanger extender - which will let the RD shift up on to the 36T cog - the short cage derailleur arm is too short to...
05-30-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By dsbrantjr

You are courting disaster. You had better ensure...

You are courting disaster. You had better ensure that the chain is long enough to shift comfortably into big-big or you will have a very unpleasant surprise when (not if) you forget and shift into...
05-30-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By jack pot

... big dogs and big guys generally don't live...

... big dogs and big guys generally don't live long ..........................................RIP Wilt, but Kareem is 74 !
05-30-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 965
Posted By PilotFishBob

I was searching for (full) fenders for the Grand...

I was searching for (full) fenders for the Grand Record when I came across these. I had never seen Bluemels shorties before so grabbed them at a very good price. Not to everyone's taste but I like...
05-30-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By Motorazr

Science Behind the Magic | Drivetrain...

Science Behind the Magic | Drivetrain Compatibility – Art's SLO Cyclery (artscyclery.com) (http://blog.artscyclery.com/science-behind-the-magic/science-behind-the-magic-drivetrain-compatibility/)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,471
Posted By aliasfox

Brainstorm: Help me save 1000g!

Before people jump down my throat here - this isn't for performance. Not trying to go faster with this, and I know the best way to go faster is to shed that off my 185lbs body and hold a better aero...
05-30-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By Leinster

I havenít done it with 10 speed, but Iíve run...

I havenít done it with 10 speed, but Iíve run Campag shifters and derailleurs with Shimano 8 and 11 speed cassettes with no problem. I set my indexing based on the middle cogs (so 4/5 for 8spd, 6 for...
05-29-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 965
Posted By bark_eater

I can rationalize the idea of shortys protecting...

I can rationalize the idea of shortys protecting the pivots of center and side pull brakes as well as the lower headset bearings. I do have a Schwinn High Sierra that I intend to set up as a...
05-29-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 965
Posted By bear_a_bug

From the linked post:...

From the linked post: (https://www.renehersecycles.com/a-rene-herse-for-the-outback/)



Interesting experiment. Jan Heine always seems to be returning to old ideas. Shorties never made a ton of...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By reissue59

Im in the Montreal area, if it were my size and...

Im in the Montreal area, if it were my size and in good condition, i would run and grab it
paid 800 for a mint Pinarelllo, i ran to get it
05-23-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By Bill Kapaun

No. I swapped the 44T ring for a 36T on my...

No.
I swapped the 44T ring for a 36T on my hybrid, making it a 22-32-36.
I have the FDER set as low as it will go to clear the middle ring or NOT HANG UP.
...
05-23-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By Iride01

The low limit and high limit screws have nothing...

The low limit and high limit screws have nothing to do with the ability to get in the middle ring. The fact that you said you can get into the small ring and into the big ring tells you so far that...
05-23-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,863
Posted By TCollen

Red Green also said, and I believe this applies...

Red Green also said, and I believe this applies here, "This of course is a temporary fix, unless it works."
05-23-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Sounds like you have the FDER mounted too low to...

Sounds like you have the FDER mounted too low to clear the middle ring.
05-22-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By SkinGriz

Thank you all for the ideas.

Thank you all for the ideas.
05-22-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By SkinGriz

My last truck I located where the truck bed...

My last truck I located where the truck bed bracing was by the spot welds. Welded D-ring shackles to the bed at those lines for strapping things down.
Thank you for the idea.
05-22-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By Koyote

When I had a pickup truck, I drilled right...

When I had a pickup truck, I drilled right through the bed and used u-bolts to attach an old front hub to the bed's floor...Then the bike's fork got attached (with a qr skewer) and the bike rode...
05-22-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By shelbyfv

This is a good way to carry multiple bikes. Two...

This is a good way to carry multiple bikes. Two boards with fork mounts spaced appropriately, alternate two bikes facing forward, two rear.
05-22-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,401
Posted By Bald Paul

It's okay. They all pulled over later on and...

It's okay. They all pulled over later on and wrote themselves tickets.
05-21-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 173,618
Posted By Krov9

Looks on par with the so-called vaporwave...

Looks on par with the so-called vaporwave aesthetic.

That frame must be 49 cm tops, I've never seen the top tube attach to the downtube like that! Wonder how much that downtube to crown tube joint...
05-21-21, 12:13 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 173,618
Posted By thook

"luke...i am your saddle!!"

"luke...i am your saddle!!"
05-20-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 173,618
Posted By ollo_ollo

Since ridelikeaturtle presented such a...

Since ridelikeaturtle presented such a beautimous example, here's my counter: a PK10. Liked or hated by all, there are no neutral reactions. Original owners dad hand painted kaleidoscope color over...
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