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07-17-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By dsbrantjr

That is kind of an odd size, did you measure the...

That is kind of an odd size, did you measure the end of the bar or the area where the stem clamps the bar?
07-16-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,942
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

I recently was talking with my sister about...

I recently was talking with my sister about biking. She said she never sees them, meaning when she does see the biker its too late to react. I said to her... If you're tailgating the vehicle in front...
07-16-19, 02:26 PM
07-15-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By WizardOfBoz

First, congratulations on giving bike assembly a...

First, congratulations on giving bike assembly a try.

About your question, though, I'm confused. Diacompe 750s are made with a main bar that the arms bolt to. They are classic centerpulls, not...
07-15-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 842
Posted By Metaluna

If possible, look into using lower gearing and...

If possible, look into using lower gearing and spinning up the hills more. This should result in torquing the rear end less, so less flexing, therefore less ghost shifting, rear brake rotor rubbing,...
07-15-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 859
Posted By DrIsotope

Can you use tubeless tires with tubes? Sure. ...

Can you use tubeless tires with tubes? Sure. Should you use tubeless tires with tubes? Not really.
07-15-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 859
Posted By CliffordK

My tubeless experiment was cut short last fall...

My tubeless experiment was cut short last fall with hitting a rock funny, and tearing a hole large enough that the tire would not reseal.

What I found:

Tire: Tubeless: Schwalbe One Pro
Rim:...
07-15-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,267
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

Those derailleur hangers are replaceable for a...

Those derailleur hangers are replaceable for a reason.
07-08-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By Marcus_Ti

From the pics can't say....It is standard...

From the pics can't say....It is standard practice to use legit actual photos from actual products in marketing counterfeits.

That being said....I can all but guarantee there's no manufacturer...
07-08-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By TimothyH

That isn't a full groupset. It is mechanical...

That isn't a full groupset.

It is mechanical (non-Di2, not hydraulic) shifters, derailleurs and cables only. Cassette, chain, crankset, bottom bracket and brakes are not included.

The $550...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,996
Posted By DaveSSS

Think 12 speed. Campy had it first, for road...

Think 12 speed. Campy had it first, for road bikes, sram has it, so shimano can't wait 4 years like they did with 10 and 11 speed.
07-04-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By HillRider

There are indeed 4.5 mm bolts and they measure...

There are indeed 4.5 mm bolts and they measure 0.177" in diameter so that is what you have. If the nut is molded into the mirror base, you will have to get the proper size bolt from a specialty...
07-02-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By HillRider

Your wheel size is 700c or, in ISO terms, it has...

Your wheel size is 700c or, in ISO terms, it has a bead seat diameter of 622 mm (hence the wheel label of 622 and the 25/28 is the rim width) and is almost the universal size on road and hybrid...
07-01-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,674
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

There is nothing wrong with public schools. ...

There is nothing wrong with public schools.

What is wrong is a school system that neglects teaching the classics in favor of other subjects.
07-01-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,674
Posted By indyfabz

And we all know those are a rarity. :D I...

And we all know those are a rarity. :D

I went to public school for three years. It was fun.
07-01-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,674
Posted By Bandera

I recall the 1st season that my cycling club was...

I recall the 1st season that my cycling club was able to order team kit in the "new" synthetic materials after years of wearing woolens.
No longer dowdy the new kit was far more...
07-01-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,674
Posted By Kedosto

I dunno. My wife wears tights with neon yellow...

I dunno. My wife wears tights with neon yellow and hot pink accents and a matching pink top. Smokin' hot. Seriously.


-Kedosto
07-01-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,674
Posted By Phil_gretz

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I see nothing wrong with this. Would emulate...
07-01-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,674
Posted By ksryder

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x600/old_1ebc6ff5b2c3b55193b3060d381228839bae062a.jpg
07-01-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,674
Posted By mstateglfr

For the same reason you wear different clothes...

For the same reason you wear different clothes when you exercise in other ways- run, swim, play basketball, play tennis, etc etc etc.
No, it isnt necessary to wear different clothes just to ride a...
07-01-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,674
Posted By Bandera

Conspicuity of kit in our traffic heavy...

Conspicuity of kit in our traffic heavy environment is part of many cyclist's and runners survival strategy, it's less fashion statement than an attempt to be highly visible to vehicle drivers.
If...
07-01-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,674
Posted By noimagination

My wife thinks I look cool. (She's wrong. ...

My wife thinks I look cool.

(She's wrong. She's ... just a BIT biased.)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,684
Posted By datlas

No option for Campy? Sad!

No option for Campy? Sad!
06-30-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,448
Posted By katsup

The one with the easiest lock or in the least...

The one with the easiest lock or in the least public spot.
06-27-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,861
Posted By daoswald

Suspension of disbelief....

Suspension of disbelief. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suspension_of_disbelief)

Try as I might, I never can get it perfect, so I have to choose to accept that it is perfect enough; suspension of...
06-26-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By ChinookTx

I honestly don't give a rat's butt what trends...

I honestly don't give a rat's butt what trends you follow or not. What I care about is you butting into every thread and giving your half-***** opinion in cryptic sentences that read like haikus.
...
06-26-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By ChinookTx

Not sure I get what you're saying. Tubeless...

Not sure I get what you're saying. Tubeless means there's no spoke hole on the inside of the rim, at least in this case.
06-23-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,158
Posted By sweeks

The dynohub produces alternating current (AC). If...

The dynohub produces alternating current (AC). If you carefully clamp the wheel's axle in a vise (ideally an axle vise) and connect an AC voltmeter to the terminals, then give the wheel a spin, you...
06-23-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,046
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Why would you want a short cage to cover a wide...

Why would you want a short cage to cover a wide range cog set? The low limit setting should have nothing to do with the small cogs. Either something else is going on (like the cable miss routed at...
06-23-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By JohnDThompson

Actually, I think you're right. My bad! It...

Actually, I think you're right. My bad!

It looks more like a 1" hex to fit other Park tools than a 15mm hex to fit a hub nut.
06-22-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,028
Posted By Kedosto

You’re supposed to wear the underwear on the...

You’re supposed to wear the underwear on the outside, over the bibs. :roflmao2:


-Kedosto
*fashion statement*
06-18-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,562
Posted By TimothyH

There is no adjustment. All you have to do is...

There is no adjustment. All you have to do is snug up the disk to 1.5 Nm which is not tight at all.

Installation instructions are at https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/dm/DM-RAFC001-03-ENG.pdf. See page...
06-18-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By andrewclaus

Your DC motor control must be compatible with the...

Your DC motor control must be compatible with the motor. I wouldn't use a motor from another bike unless the control is specifically made for it.

DC motors are typically very reliable, and don't...
06-18-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,070
Posted By PepeM

I think he is referring to the cleats.

I think he is referring to the cleats.
06-18-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,070
Posted By rumrunn6

I've been blocked. I just rolled up to the group...

I've been blocked. I just rolled up to the group & stopped & waited for them to realize what they were doing :foo:
06-16-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 621
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

First- There is no M4 5mm. M4 is a 4mm OD. ...

First- There is no M4 5mm. M4 is a 4mm OD.

Second- do check the boss's shape and it's compatibility with other shift levers.

Third- A bottoming tap will tap to nearly the base of a blind...
06-12-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,531
Posted By Rje58

Here are the steps I take to promote safety: ...

Here are the steps I take to promote safety:

-- wear high viz or other bright shirts or vest
-- wear a helmet
-- wear fingerless cycling gloves - you may think these are not safety items, don't...
06-11-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,531
Posted By wgscott

1. High-vis (ugly screaming fluorescent yellow)...

1. High-vis (ugly screaming fluorescent yellow) jersey.
2. Viara Radar
3. Head-light and tail-light even during daylight hours
4. Keep bike in working order
5. No music/phone/distractions
6. Try...
06-11-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,531
Posted By livedarklions

I wear bright yellow or orange shirts, some...

I wear bright yellow or orange shirts, some reflective some not. I always wear a helmet. I don't run lights during the day unless there is fog or something similar, I ride in both urban and rural...
06-04-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,641
Posted By trailangel

If the OP cared about his fellow bikers he would...

If the OP cared about his fellow bikers he would name the product so we wouldn't end up with cancer.
06-04-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,641
Posted By livedarklions

I was considering using baby oil, but then I felt...

I was considering using baby oil, but then I felt guilty when I thought about all of those poor babies.
06-03-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,641
Posted By Fahrenheit531

So much for my "Which Chain Lube Makes the Most...

So much for my "Which Chain Lube Makes the Most Effective Suntan Lotion?" thread.
:notamused:
06-03-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By dsaul

The cups should only be connected by a plastic...

The cups should only be connected by a plastic sleeve with some o-rings holding it together. There is no reason why you can't just keep turning the drive side and pull it out.

By the way - GXP...
05-23-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Why should one company offer an internal...

Why should one company offer an internal duplicate to another's? They sell complete BB units complete with the NDS cup that works with their bearing/DS cup unit. They see no need to match the...
05-19-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By phughes

Great first post. :rolleyes: Are you the YouTuber...

Great first post. :rolleyes: Are you the YouTuber trying to get more views, or the one making and selling the electric front wheel?
05-16-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,579
Posted By MattTheHat

I think the meaning was things keep falling off...

I think the meaning was things keep falling off the bike.


-Matt
05-14-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By jimc101

If you asking this question, it indicates your...

If you asking this question, it indicates your already out of your depth when it comes to building bikes (and for a frame like this, you really don't want to be out of your depth, it's not one to...
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