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06-18-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By shelbyfv

Good for you! BF even has a Bloggers section...

Good for you! BF even has a Bloggers section https://www.bikeforums.net/blogger-s-forum/ if you'd like to post about this as a continuing thing. Best wishes, happy cycling!
06-18-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By shelbyfv

Bummer- it's been a year and the thing is still...

Bummer- it's been a year and the thing is still cracked.
06-18-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 331
Posted By shelbyfv

Come on guys- fess up if you were part of that...

Come on guys- fess up if you were part of that group. You have some 'splaining to do!
06-18-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By shelbyfv

Very cool! Get a trailer and you could carry a...

Very cool! Get a trailer and you could carry a little camp chair and thermos as well.
06-18-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By shelbyfv

I had one of those, was no big deal. I don't...

I had one of those, was no big deal. I don't remember being told there was any possibility of it becoming malignant. This was years ago and they just cut it out. My wife had one a couple of years...
06-18-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 331
Posted By shelbyfv

^Yep, and they would probably be very apologetic...

^Yep, and they would probably be very apologetic as they made way. Or just ride around and be done. The response to sniping at them could have been predicted:twitchy:
06-18-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 331
Posted By shelbyfv

Absolutely! You can identify them by their...

Absolutely! You can identify them by their jerseys with poseur pockets, tight shorts and "clod" shoes that cause them to walk like ducks. Probably some $10,000 bikes in the bunch, OMG!!
06-18-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By shelbyfv

Some people report that their chain checker has...

Some people report that their chain checker has measured a new chain as significantly worn. I don't doubt their experience but mine is different. The simple Park checker is metal and isn't going to...
06-17-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 374
Posted By shelbyfv

Not sure that makes any more sense. ...

Not sure that makes any more sense. Nevertheless, another vote for the Topstone.
06-17-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 374
Posted By shelbyfv

Ummmmm- you've won a CX "state championship" and...

Ummmmm- you've won a CX "state championship" and you're asking this group what to buy?:foo:
06-16-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,511
Posted By shelbyfv

:backpedal:

:backpedal:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By shelbyfv

LOL consider the source. No Marathon is going to...

LOL consider the source. No Marathon is going to corner like that, just more of his nattering.
06-16-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 461
Posted By shelbyfv

If you will take the time to post the model...

If you will take the time to post the model numbers of your FD and crank you'll get better feedback.
06-16-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By shelbyfv

I confess to not knowing there was anyone who...

I confess to not knowing there was anyone who still did "custom" in this age of 10 and 11 speed cassettes.:thumb:
06-16-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By shelbyfv

Agreed^ Also, it's possible the 30 tooth will...

Agreed^ Also, it's possible the 30 tooth will work with your 5600 RD, might want to try it.
06-16-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By shelbyfv

Maybe I will try pricing it a little higher...

Maybe I will try pricing it a little higher initially. I've only sold a couple of older bikes. I'd used them enough that the price didn't really matter. I priced them very low and they sold...
06-16-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By shelbyfv

I was thinking around $600 and it would be local,...

I was thinking around $600 and it would be local, not interested in boxing/shipping it. I tend to think 50% is right for a used bike but the prices folks paid for these seemed to vary quite a bit. I...
06-16-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By shelbyfv

Selling 2017 Tamland on CL?

I'm considering selling this on CL but I have no experience selling a bike this new. All stock, Reynolds 631, mostly 105. Prices new for these were all over the place, crazy high "retail" to really...
06-16-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By shelbyfv

Pacenti Brevet...

Pacenti Brevet https://pacenticycledesign.com/collections/rims/products/brevet-rim-700c or H Plus Son TB 14 https://www.bikehubstore.com/H-Plus-Son-TB14-23mm-Rim-p/tb14.htm are both classic looking.
06-13-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,194
Posted By shelbyfv

When the GRX cranks become readily available,...

When the GRX cranks become readily available, it's going to be difficult to consider anything else. Shimano cranks just work, IMO.
06-13-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,507
Posted By shelbyfv

Moved on to another user name?

Moved on to another user name?
06-13-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By shelbyfv

Welcome back! Here's all you need to know...

Welcome back! Here's all you need to know https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1175254-road-cyclists.html
06-13-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,844
Posted By shelbyfv

There are too many dogs, IMO.

There are too many dogs, IMO.
06-13-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By shelbyfv

Can this be moved? Somewhere....

Can this be moved? Somewhere....
06-12-19, 07:09 PM
06-12-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,980
Posted By shelbyfv

You don't have to go down this path. :troll: You...

You don't have to go down this path. :troll: You could settle your mind, get a bike and go for a ride, start over.
06-12-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,980
Posted By shelbyfv

It's not nice to disparage other members, even if...

It's not nice to disparage other members, even if they've pointed out your errors. Better to try and learn from them. Furthermore, we don't do weight shaming on BF. There are hefty folks here who...
06-12-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By shelbyfv

Academy Sports usually has the Vanilla Bean...

Academy Sports usually has the Vanilla Bean singles for less than $1, though it's been awhile since I checked. Recently I've been using the Clif Shot singles from Walmart but they only have Mocha...
06-12-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm old enough that I don't mind the Raleigh...

I'm old enough that I don't mind the Raleigh brand on my Tamland, though I understand there is no connection to our old favorites. The post mount calipers and 15mm thru axle are unfortunate, but I...
06-12-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,980
Posted By shelbyfv

OP should stick with the road bike. Faster to...

OP should stick with the road bike. Faster to escape from gangs of kids on the levee.
06-12-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,507
Posted By shelbyfv

Any guesses as to OP's previous user name?

Any guesses as to OP's previous user name?
06-11-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,128
Posted By shelbyfv

Those living in the Armadillo belt may want to...

Those living in the Armadillo belt may want to think twice before messing around in dirt w/o gloves. I like the gritty stuff in the orange squeeze bottle. Does the job, no drama.
06-10-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By shelbyfv

When I used a gadget like that I filled it with...

When I used a gadget like that I filled it with diluted dish detergent or orange cleaner. Now I dunk the chain in a jug of OMS, FWIW. Someone gave me some Park spray de-greaser once and it worked...
06-10-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,341
Posted By shelbyfv

If you actually pay for pedals you are a...

If you actually pay for pedals you are a deplorable poseur. You should pull pedals from dumpster bikes and give your cash to homeless dogs. :fred:
06-10-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,181
Posted By shelbyfv

You could learn a skill, get some education or...

You could learn a skill, get some education or otherwise become qualified for a better job. You wouldn't have to ride bikes from Goodwill and you could feel good by giving money to suffering...
06-10-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,980
Posted By shelbyfv

Welcome to BF:twitchy:

Welcome to BF:twitchy:
06-09-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By shelbyfv

Great report and pics. One you'll remember, for...

Great report and pics. One you'll remember, for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,554
Posted By shelbyfv

Also try something other than Butt'r. Bodyglide...

Also try something other than Butt'r. Bodyglide or the Gold Bond version is what I like. Something about what you are doing is wrong, you shouldn't have issues with a 50 mile ride.
06-08-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,879
Posted By shelbyfv

I think most cyclists would disagree with you and...

I think most cyclists would disagree with you and suggest that once you go to a motor, it's irrelevant how much advantage you choose to get from it. A difference in degree shouldn't make the rider...
06-08-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,347
Posted By shelbyfv

I think you are right. This whole scenario is...

I think you are right. This whole scenario is beyond belief.
06-07-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,700
Posted By shelbyfv

OK, maybe not more fiber.:twitchy: Seems as if...

OK, maybe not more fiber.:twitchy: Seems as if someone already cut a loaf in your cornflakes. This thread was a (bad) joke from the start, lighten up:beer: Edit- just moved to the next thread down...
06-07-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By shelbyfv

Sorry to hear of your afflictions. Do whatcha...

Sorry to hear of your afflictions. Do whatcha gotta!
06-07-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,450
Posted By shelbyfv

most endangered:innocent:

most endangered:innocent:
06-07-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,700
Posted By shelbyfv

Maybe you could keep an index of your posts, key...

Maybe you could keep an index of your posts, key words, whatever. Then you could whip out one tangentially related to the thread, put in a box or other cute display. You could make both your points...
06-07-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,455
Posted By shelbyfv

Certainly seems to be an easy site for trolls and...

Certainly seems to be an easy site for trolls and socks. FWIW, maybe this should be a sticky. If our resident trolls take a break (or another trip to the pokey) we can come back and beat on this guy...
06-07-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,899
Posted By shelbyfv

It's pretty cheap to buy the powder in a tub. I...

It's pretty cheap to buy the powder in a tub. I add salt in hot weather. Probably more choice of flavor if you concoct your own.
06-07-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,444
Posted By shelbyfv

Thanks- another reason to check Aldi! It seems...

Thanks- another reason to check Aldi! It seems cycling bottle design has "matured" to the extent that you mostly need to decide if you want insulated or not, clear or opaque. Most now have the wasp...
06-07-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,700
Posted By shelbyfv

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1689x950/screenshot_2019_06_07_i_m_getting_a_new_matching_front_wheel_from_pacific_cycle_bike_forums_b78e11268fdc9c2590fdfab647a6fc39830573ac.jpg...
06-07-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,700
Posted By shelbyfv

More fiber in your diet might help.

More fiber in your diet might help.
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