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04-08-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 333
Posted By the sci guy

Yup its 135, was on of the first things I...

Yup its 135, was on of the first things I measure. 100 in the front.
12-29-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By davei1980

You can get a really capable brand-new hardtail...

You can get a really capable brand-new hardtail for $800.

Also, this:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/980x1144/mtb_bike_meme_2d2bd531318a221b1f521b130e73a0f61700548d.jpg
12-14-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By prj71

No kidding!!! $350 worth of parts slapped on a...

No kidding!!! $350 worth of parts slapped on a $50 Walmart bike.

:lol:
11-24-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By Kapusta

Just gotta ask: Are these tubeless compatible...

Just gotta ask: Are these tubeless compatible rims?

Tubeless valves are available in both Schrader and Presta.

Gorilla tape works just fine. One downside to it is that if you need to re-tape,...
05-29-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,352
Posted By Steve B.

Here it is: ...

Here it is:

https://media2.giphy.com/media/RL0xU1daTlMoE/giphy.gif?cid=ecf05e4739c44b060963ab72a46b1f21ed6354ddc9c217f4&rid=giphy.gif
05-28-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,352
Posted By onyerleft

Seeing that picture of a busty Loretta Lynn...

Seeing that picture of a busty Loretta Lynn sitting on a rock in a river, like some Siren, made me think lusting thoughts.:love: But then I remembered that she had, like, 25 children by the time she...
05-20-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By prj71

I't a mountain bike. Eventually YOU are going to...

I't a mountain bike. Eventually YOU are going to put scratches in it. Ask for a credit for the damaged downtube and make sure they will pay for the leaking brake caliper.
04-21-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By qclabrat

get the better used bike

get the better used bike
03-05-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 28,050
Posted By prj71

Wow...15 year old zombie thread. Narrow/Wide...

Wow...15 year old zombie thread.

Narrow/Wide chainring takes care of this issue. If you find one to fit your crank then problem solved.
03-03-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,834
Posted By Happy Feet

Why wouldn't you just post into the active thread...

Why wouldn't you just post into the active thread about the same subject in the top five threads on the page? https://www.bikeforums.net/mountain-biking/1194604-best-mountain-bike-under-1000-a.html
...
03-01-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By cpach

For hardtail mountain bikes at this price points...

For hardtail mountain bikes at this price points most bikes are more similar than not. You'll get a serviceable drivetrain, some inexpensive but also serviceable hydraulic brakes, a heavy and mostly...
02-27-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By prj71

A bike computer that syncs to Strava or MMR will...

A bike computer that syncs to Strava or MMR will be the most accurate.
02-07-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,989
Posted By prj71

You don't have to. And it's not about fitting...

You don't have to. And it's not about fitting into the group.

And yes...Craft beer is much better than the commercialized piss water.
02-07-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,989
Posted By prj71

Please explain why? I'll sit by and have a...

Please explain why?

I'll sit by and have a beer or two while you explain this...

...
01-29-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,210
Posted By prj71

I guess I get that. Kind of like having an old...

I guess I get that. Kind of like having an old muscle car if you are into that sort of thing.
01-17-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,232
Posted By Darth Lefty

Try going out and then walking in again without...

Try going out and then walking in again without the chip on your shoulder
12-10-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By cb400bill

Do you have a nice drive side pic of the whole...

Do you have a nice drive side pic of the whole bike?
09-29-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,219
Posted By willbuyone

I am planning on upgrading my dentures as well as...

I am planning on upgrading my dentures as well as my bike !
09-29-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,219
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Make surethat your dentures are firmly glued in...

Make surethat your dentures are firmly glued in before attempting that washboard. :roflmao2:
09-25-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,467
Posted By Kapusta

Part of going with a wider bar on any given bike...

Part of going with a wider bar on any given bike is going with a shorter stem as well. The two go together. Part of it has to do with the handling, which I canít say I fully understand...
09-24-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,648
Posted By 2cam16

The poor OP probably unsubbed from his own thread...

The poor OP probably unsubbed from his own thread after it got turned into some drama thing. :rolleyes:
09-24-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,467
Posted By prj71

720-800mm is the average these days. Way more...

720-800mm is the average these days. Way more control and better leverage. No way would I ride with 660mm bars. Tried it once and the steering was way too twitchy.
09-19-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By qclabrat

Sick!

Fabio's riding is truly sick, also catch the "behind the scenes" version

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDbNe3mS0aw
09-08-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 900
Views: 158,838
Posted By sheddle

More stuff in the "stuff I see at the cafe I...

More stuff in the "stuff I see at the cafe I relax at after a ride" category -

So I heard some people like Techniums...

https://i.imgur.com/ebhjgaf.jpg
09-04-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

NBD: Giant Talon 29

This past spring I bought a Specialized Diverge E5 Comp. It has been a great bike for me. Primarily a road bike but fun on trail too. I've put in over 1,000 miles with that bike this summer and with...
09-04-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,581
Posted By riverdrifter

All Shimano components are good quality, even the...

All Shimano components are good quality, even the entry level stuff. They are designed to be rugged and reliable. When you move up to the higher level spec you will get smoother shifting and lighter...
08-05-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,710
Posted By Darth Lefty

That's for shifting. Find the next ramp (the...

That's for shifting. Find the next ramp (the depression stamped by the tooth) and look at its tooth. Or find a photo of a brand new one.

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/bR0AAOSwC8FdBvA9/s-l640.jpg...
07-30-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,809
Posted By ScottRyder

I'm a little late joining this thread. Yes,...

I'm a little late joining this thread.

Yes, unfortunately the creator and owner of ClassicFuji.com, Bill Reavis passed away in April. After a few emails went unanswered I did some research and saw...
06-26-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,846
Posted By wgscott

If there are a bunch of them in boxes on shelves...

If there are a bunch of them in boxes on shelves and there is an earthquake and you are standing right below them, that can be dangerous.
06-24-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,402
Posted By retrodude

1990 Bianchi Sika Rescue

I've always had a soft spot for celeste green Bianchi's. A friend of mine bought a celeste green road bike in the late 80s c/w super record and Gipiemme parts, it helped get me hooked on cycling and...
05-14-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 45,600
Posted By Cl904

1992...

1992 apexhttps://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/8b7d353e_bc87_4aff_89c1_06d3dfa30de7_2117fd702226c42f0c435f1182c1bb5d7ead91b0.jpeg
05-06-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,450
Posted By eshew

Save your money until you get a few long hard...

Save your money until you get a few long hard rides in. Pedals, grips and seat can make a big difference in comfort and therefore enjoyment. After those are figured out the next upgrade is tires for...
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