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10-15-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 351
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Lotus Super Pro Aero ~ Rare Find

We've all said it in the past, "no more bikes!" Yet we all know how addictive this hobby is and how easy it is to be bitten--- again, and again, and again!

It happened to me last night when I went...
Forum: Introductions
10-15-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By nomadmax

Give a shout next time you come over this way. ...

Give a shout next time you come over this way. I'm local to the area and would happy to be a guide :thumb:
Forum: Introductions
10-13-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By shard

Greetings from Dayton, Ohio!

Hi, I'm a daily rider who is greiving the loss of yet the second bike to be stolen this summer! It was a Trek 7100 multitrack and I miss it. My current ride is a Gary Fisher Avante Garde, a very...
10-12-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,270
Posted By CliffordK

One note about bicycle tires is that over the...

One note about bicycle tires is that over the last 20 years or so, there has been increasing emphasis on better tread protection. I can remember a trip into REI, I think in the late 90's, just...
10-06-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 738
Posted By nomadmax

I was kinda hurt no one said the fork was bent...

I was kinda hurt no one said the fork was bent before now ;) Goes to show, you can always count on good riding buds:thumb: As far as the saddle, you know I love my modern equipment but I have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,204
Posted By datlas

65-70F. 70-75R. But tweak based on conditions...

65-70F. 70-75R. But tweak based on conditions and comfort needs.
10-06-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 738
Posted By nomadmax

New (to me) Merckx

Like many of us here, I spend some time on the web looking for bikes to add to my collection. I found this 1987 Merckx SLX on the Milwaukee CL listed as a 52 cm but knew it was a mistake. I contacted...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,395
Posted By tagaproject6

It's just an illusion.

It's just an illusion.
10-01-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,630
Posted By 63rickert

Worked a lifetime in coatings. Simply do not...

Worked a lifetime in coatings. Simply do not believe you can find a retail paint store owner anywhere who will sell you lead paint. Those guys live under a microscope and know the law. Light-fingered...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,084
Posted By DrIsotope

Well, winter is right around the corner.

Well, winter is right around the corner.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,084
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, to > 7 pages.

Yeah, to > 7 pages.
09-25-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 488,005
Posted By nesteel

Moderating is a tough, sometimes thankless job. ...

Moderating is a tough, sometimes thankless job.
Some of us don't make it any easier either.:saweeet:
09-25-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,687
Posted By nomadmax

I hesitate to add this as I'm far from an expert...

I hesitate to add this as I'm far from an expert and cycling techniques vary from rider to rider. If it works for you then it's right; despite the next guy saying "you're doing it wrong". All that...
09-20-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,933
Posted By Milton Keynes

Dang kids these days with their transistor radios...

Dang kids these days with their transistor radios and hip language...
09-20-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,933
Posted By tagaproject6

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-10-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,585
Posted By Dave Mayer

That's a shame to wreck a decent rim. I prefer...

That's a shame to wreck a decent rim. I prefer the alternative approach...
...
09-07-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,758
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

A pair of DMR Hinged Clamps...

A pair of DMR Hinged Clamps (http://www.wiggle.co.uk/dmr-hinged-clamps-1/). Rock solid.

http://www.wigglestatic.com/product-media/5360111522/dmr-hinged-clamp-med.jpg?w=430&h=430&a=7...
09-02-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 18,785
Posted By cb400bill

You guys have no idea. It is more like 99.99%. ...

You guys have no idea. It is more like 99.99%. We used to get hammered by spam bot computers with hundreds, yes hundreds, of automated spams. Most of you never saw it because we have always been...
08-30-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,070
Posted By CliffordK

A couple of comments. If you have the skills &...

A couple of comments. If you have the skills & tools to fabricate your freehub adapter, then you likely could simply fabricate a hub from scratch, especially if you're choosing sealed bearings. 50+...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,042
Posted By WhyFi

Again, this doesn't strike me as a good idea....

Again, this doesn't strike me as a good idea. Cycling shoe fit is so highly personal and so incredibly variable that I can't see a small player doing anything but flush their money down the drain...
08-25-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By nomadmax

Bottle Relocation Product Review

Like almost everyone who frequents this particular forum, I ride older steel road bikes and I'm a little less flexible than I used to be. Hydration is especially important to me so I almost always...
08-05-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,882
Posted By Retro Grouch

A shop in St Louis used to have a two tiered...

A shop in St Louis used to have a two tiered price for fixing flat tires.

They had one price for fixing the flat while you waited. And another, higher price for if you left it to be repaired. ...
08-05-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,882
Posted By ddeand

Most bike shops have a queue for the work that...

Most bike shops have a queue for the work that needs to be done, the estimated amount of time that the work will take, and estimates for any aspects of the work that will take more time - thatís how...
08-04-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,820
Posted By 02Giant

Dawn dish soap will do, but it will be slow. OMS...

Dawn dish soap will do, but it will be slow. OMS is good.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,214
Posted By datlas

Nice avatar. I almost thought it was me!

Nice avatar. I almost thought it was me!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,621
Posted By BillyD

Some of you folks might find it useful to back...

Some of you folks might find it useful to back off of the constant attack mode. This is why we can't have nice things.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 03:53 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,621
Posted By seypat

How long has the OP been riding in the...

How long has the OP been riding in the fog/moisture around SF/NorCal?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,621
Posted By znomit

I vote for getting a disc front fork and keeping...

I vote for getting a disc front fork and keeping the frame standard. The fredlyness of mixed brakes is well deserved, and you can rage on both sides of the disc vs rim threads at your leisure.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,621
Posted By SCTinkering

I just swapped my fork to one that has a disc...

I just swapped my fork to one that has a disc caliper mount and a disc front wheel. That's where you need the best braking power anyway. it would be nice to have it on the rear too, but not $1100...
07-07-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,874
Posted By notenoughdaylig

That's got to be the best looking Free Spirit...

That's got to be the best looking Free Spirit I've ever seen
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,695
Posted By johnnyace

Suntour

Suntour
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,695
Posted By Kimmo

I'm pretty fond of the Yaw FD, and I've had no...

I'm pretty fond of the Yaw FD, and I've had no problems with my Red RD; it just works, using less material than Shimano.

If this was the MTB forum, this wouldn't even be a question. SRAM will...
06-25-19, 01:57 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,000
Posted By non-fixie

The one thing I'm sure I prefer non-assisted...

The one thing I'm sure I prefer non-assisted bikes for is the charging process. Quicker and more fun. :)

1,400 Wh:
...
06-21-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,000
Posted By non-fixie

Whether it is nonsense or not is for y'all to...

Whether it is nonsense or not is for y'all to decide. I made the remark for some additional perspective and, quite frankly, because I find it difficult to make up my mind about e-bikes.

On one...
06-21-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,000
Posted By cudak888

Methinks half of you guys have either A. Never...

Methinks half of you guys have either A. Never tried a pedal-assisted e-bike before, or B. Are curmudgeonly set in your old road bike ways to accept that pedal-assisted e-bikes are tools that can...
06-16-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,707
Posted By TimothyH

Using Strobes on the Trail

Please don't turn this into a complain thread.

I'd simply like to ask those of you who use high powered strobe lights on the rail trails to please stop.

I'm not talking about crowded,...
05-15-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,954
Posted By Richard Cranium

You don't. If you know enough about the Internet...

You don't. If you know enough about the Internet to post a question here - you certainly can search out dozens of articles on exercise and training.

The reason I answered your question with "you...
05-09-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,181
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Good luck to you JoeyBike. I've enjoyed reading...

Good luck to you JoeyBike. I've enjoyed reading and sometimes responding to your posts over the years. You'll be back in the saddle again, I predict. I hung my bike up for 2 decades because of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,637
Posted By BluFalconActual

I know these are mountain bike wheels, but it...

I know these are mountain bike wheels, but it shows that carbon wheels can be built really tough if the manufacturer decides to.
For the record, my carbon Vision Metrons have been absolute tanks. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,637
Posted By 99spokes

Google "Danny MacAskill Tests Santa Cruz Reserve...

Google "Danny MacAskill Tests Santa Cruz Reserve Carbon Wheels" for a great video example of how strong carbon wheels can be. (sorry, can't post link, not enough cred)
09-05-16, 11:06 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,753
Posted By Narhay

I happen to like my Yugo tires. Spread the...

I happen to like my Yugo tires.

Spread the rear triangle to 130mm, pop a Claris groupset in there and a carbon fork. Seems like you've already got a threadless stem.
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