Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: delbiker1
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.12 seconds.
09-26-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 167
Posted By delbiker1

Give no thought to what others think about your...

Give no thought to what others think about your bike. Just ride it and see what your experience is as the miles go by. The main thing is to ride it and keep up with maintenance. One suggestion I will...
09-25-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By delbiker1

I bought a 105 7000 groupset earlier this year....

I bought a 105 7000 groupset earlier this year. It came from Taiwan, well wrapped in soft foam type material, then in plastic wrap, then nicely packaged in a sturdy cardboard box. It was in pristine...
09-25-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 487
Posted By delbiker1

I really did find $73 dollars one morning. Maybe...

I really did find $73 dollars one morning. Maybe it found me. Riding a small road I saw what I thought was trash being blown toward me. As I got closer, I saw the greenish hue and thought, "that...
09-25-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 487
Posted By delbiker1

I would not call this one a score, but as the...

I would not call this one a score, but as the title states, swag, green, leafy swag. I saw a pair of sunglasses today, on a bridge and not a good place to stop so I do not know what brand/quality....
Forum: For Sale
09-25-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 31,402
Posted By delbiker1

I have a Scattante WSD aluminum road, Performance...

I have a Scattante WSD aluminum road, Performance Bike women's specific design, 51cm frame/cf fork, for cost of shipping only. USA continental only, or free pick up in south Delaware area. It is in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 414
Posted By delbiker1

I bought a pair of Bont Riot a couple of months...

I bought a pair of Bont Riot a couple of months ago. They definitely have more room than other road shoes I have, especially in the toe area. Pretty light and very comfortable. When I first got them,...
09-25-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,114
Posted By delbiker1

Ben, I got a kick out of this post. I actually...

Ben, I got a kick out of this post. I actually have a couple of those bowls and lids. Not close to a set, just a couple of bowls/lids. I bought a house in an online auction almost 5 years ago, Dec....
09-25-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 361
Posted By delbiker1

Not sure of this, you may not have to replace the...

Not sure of this, you may not have to replace the screw. Just back it out before installation of the new BB, screw it back in after installation. I have a couple of bikes that I have to backout the...
09-25-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By delbiker1

Yes, hence, hence the "Make sure you are ordering...

Yes, hence, hence the "Make sure you are ordering Campy" comment
09-25-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 361
Posted By delbiker1

You state the picture is not of your bb shell,...

You state the picture is not of your bb shell, but it is similar to what yous looks like. Without an actual picture of yours, everything is just speculation. Just going by your description, not so...
09-25-20, 03:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By delbiker1

There are both Shimano and Campy compatible...

There are both Shimano and Campy compatible cassettes available with the Miche Primato. https://www.probikekit.com/bicycle-cassettes-sprockets/miche-primato-10x-cassette/11839924.html. I purchase a...
09-24-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By delbiker1

You could change out the chain rings to 50 or...

You could change out the chain rings to 50 or 48-38, change the cassette to one with bigger cogs depending on what gearing you are looking for. With 50/48- 38 up front and like a 13-28/30 in the...
09-24-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 129,349
Posted By delbiker1

Zero miles today. Took the day off from pedaling...

Zero miles today. Took the day off from pedaling and did chores. I started the day on my school bus, went grocery shopping, did some laundry, cut the grass, pulled weeds including some always tough...
09-23-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 359
Posted By delbiker1

I must give you credit on this post!

I must give you credit on this post!
09-23-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 801
Posted By delbiker1

I set what I call soft goals. Miles, hours, days,...

I set what I call soft goals. Miles, hours, days, etc. I would like to reach, but if I don't, it's ok. Honestly, I usually do not need anything to motivate. I love riding my bikes, it is one of the...
09-22-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 549
Posted By delbiker1

Good background. It is great you have this from...

Good background. It is great you have this from your father. Personally, I would not worry about keeping it as is. I would do what I thought would make it a bike that I want to ride in a way that I...
09-22-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25,519
Views: 2,524,538
Posted By delbiker1

44 miles mostly doing various errands with...

44 miles mostly doing various errands with numerous stops, including lunch at home. A leisurely 13.3 mph on a gorgeous, breezy fall day. I think it did not hit 70 deg.Love it!
09-22-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,336
Posted By delbiker1

It's all a matter of perspctive and opinion.

It's all a matter of perspctive and opinion.
09-22-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By delbiker1

I would say close to the limit, but ok. Even if...

I would say close to the limit, but ok. Even if you try to avoid the big-big, it is prudent to have the capability to get there. Very bad things can happen with an accidental shift into big-big...
09-22-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 502
Posted By delbiker1

Yes I can: NO!

Yes I can: NO!
09-22-20, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By delbiker1

It is your bike, your decision. Depending on...

It is your bike, your decision. Depending on one's perspective, no bike is "future proof", all bikes are "future proof". I tend to look at it from the latter. I do not have a need to keep up with the...
Forum: Introductions
09-22-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome, get your ten posts in and get some...

Welcome, get your ten posts in and get some pictures up. Always glad to look at and admire more bikes.
Forum: Introductions
09-22-20, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome to BikeForums. Enjoy the ride, be safe!

Welcome to BikeForums. Enjoy the ride, be safe!
Forum: Introductions
09-22-20, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome to BikeForums. I have 8 bikes. For me,...

Welcome to BikeForums. I have 8 bikes. For me, that is too many. I try not to compare this number to what others have, that should not matter. I look at bikes, a lot, and see many bikes that I tell...
09-21-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,331
Posted By delbiker1

Yeah, I think I will keep remarks to myself.

Yeah, I think I will keep remarks to myself.
09-21-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By delbiker1

cumulo, I can only say better you than me.

cumulo, I can only say better you than me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,895
Posted By delbiker1

Sounds like user issues to me.

Sounds like user issues to me.
09-21-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 892
Posted By delbiker1

I never owned one, but I remember some of the...

I never owned one, but I remember some of the bikes/frames they sold were really nice at great prices. I occasionally see them for sale on ebay or c-list and would buy one if it was a type and size I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,472
Posted By delbiker1

I can only say not as much as I used to. I like...

I can only say not as much as I used to. I like to be comfortable on my rides.
09-19-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By delbiker1

My opinion, my experience, tires that max out the...

My opinion, my experience, tires that max out the width the fenders are designed for are going to mean a minimum of protection. There will be less spray from fenders that are a bit wider. Also, if...
09-19-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By delbiker1

Mr. Spadoni, In 2017 I had a streak of 236...

Mr. Spadoni, In 2017 I had a streak of 236 continuous days of riding. That year became the highest mileage year for me, 6000 miles. This year, with so much time available, I will set a new personal...
09-19-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,258
Posted By delbiker1

I think it is myself.

I think it is myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By delbiker1

I cannot comment on the Racing 4 or the Hunts...

I cannot comment on the Racing 4 or the Hunts specifically. I only post this because of two previous posts. I love my Fulcrum Racing 5 and my Zondas are outstanding. I was looking at the Fulcrum 4,...
09-18-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 58,229
Views: 8,505,488
Posted By delbiker1

Headpost, the Atala is a really cool bike. I...

Headpost, the Atala is a really cool bike. I would check it out if I was close to it. Fun just to look at. Thanks for the post.
09-17-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By delbiker1

I am a fan of Lemond as a rider and a fan of his...

I am a fan of Lemond as a rider and a fan of his steel/ti bikes. Whatever happened in his business world, or feuds with whomever, I am not concerned with. He was a great racer and had a lot to do...
09-17-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,303,019
Posted By delbiker1

familyguy, your Cicli Zini is really sharp, eye...

familyguy, your Cicli Zini is really sharp, eye popping. I am not usually a fan of green,but that color really catches the eye. Is that something you had done or did yourself?
Forum: For Sale
09-16-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By delbiker1

I do not want to purchase your saddle, but I am...

I do not want to purchase your saddle, but I am curious, was the purchase suggested by the fitter?
09-16-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,550
Posted By delbiker1

I understand the displeasure because of the...

I understand the displeasure because of the shipping issue. Not so sure that it is PBK's fault. I order things from PBK, CRC and sometimes from China or Taiwan, but not things I am going to need...
09-16-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 513
Posted By delbiker1

Is powder coating an option you are, or would...

Is powder coating an option you are, or would consider? Unbelievable plethora of colors available. Two stage coating expands on that. Very durable. https://www.prismaticpowders.com/
09-16-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By delbiker1

I would not consider the posts as being negative....

I would not consider the posts as being negative. Nothing wrong with buying a low cost bike, or "upgrading" if that is how you wish to spend your money. In the end, it is almost always less expensive...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 03:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,195
Posted By delbiker1

I cannot think of a "worst bike" I have ever...

I cannot think of a "worst bike" I have ever owned. The bike I have owned, and still do, that I least like riding is my Orbea Avant. It is a nice bike, great looking, decent components, but I just do...
09-16-20, 03:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 918
Posted By delbiker1

Another solution looking for a problem.

Another solution looking for a problem.
09-15-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By delbiker1

IMO, it is pretty funny.

IMO, it is pretty funny.
09-14-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 176
Posted By delbiker1

I would definitely fix it with the kit. I have...

I would definitely fix it with the kit. I have one that I do not remember when I bought it. I now keep it in my bike work area for quick partial tube inflation. Like other posts, I have CO2 and...
09-14-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 941
Posted By delbiker1

I have had only one tire blow out. I was riding...

I have had only one tire blow out. I was riding the bike at the time, It was the front tire and I was riding at a pretty good clip, 19 mph or so.I was very fortunate to not crash and get safely...
09-14-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 994
Posted By delbiker1

Nice bike. I take good care of, and love riding,...

Nice bike. I take good care of, and love riding, my bikes, but in the end, they are just bikes. I used to let nicks, scratches and such, bother me. I still try to minimize such things, but, I know if...
09-14-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 14,036
Views: 3,021,458
Posted By delbiker1

Poprad

I did not pull from the dump or trash pile. I acquired from a gentleman that got it from his neighbors junk pile. I traded him even for a 55cm Poprad that was too big for me. This is a 52cm that is a...
09-12-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 555
Posted By delbiker1

Where can the Shimano Pro be purchased for $20?...

Where can the Shimano Pro be purchased for $20? Damn good price. I have seen them for as low as $32 plus change on Ebay, but they are from overseas and come with shipping charges.
09-12-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 555
Posted By delbiker1

I started doing this very thing with the glue....

I started doing this very thing with the glue. Especially, if for some reason, I have to snip the crimp off of an installed cable. I stopped using the double ended cables, one end for Shimano...
09-12-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,720
Posted By delbiker1

Many people just do not understand the reasoning...

Many people just do not understand the reasoning of riding with traffic. They feel safer being able to see the oncoming vehicles. They do not get the dangers this behavior imposes on them and others....
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.