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Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,187
Posted By noodle soup

All of my jerseys have pockets,

All of my jerseys have pockets,
06-22-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 802
Posted By biker128pedal

I had a 2010 Honda Civic. I put my bikes in the...

I had a 2010 Honda Civic. I put my bikes in the truck. Take off both wheels and use a chain support. Park brand. The mountain bike I had to fold down the back seats. I have 2009 Camry now. Both fit...
06-22-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 964
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You mean you haven't been getting them? ;) ...

You mean you haven't been getting them? ;)

In the pre-covid world, this was really handy for car pooling.
06-19-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By 79pmooney

Not an answer to your question but a question...

Not an answer to your question but a question from me. Are the valves unscrewing because you are using a screw-on chuck? If so, why not just get a pump with a locking chuck instead or change the...
06-19-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By dgalvin66

How does this bike look for my wife? Specialized...

How does this bike look for my wife? Specialized Crosstrail EN14764
Specialized Crosstrail EN14764 Bike $350 OBO
City Trekking ASTM Condition 2
LIKE NEW 24 Speed HYBRID BIKE- 700C- LOADED...
06-18-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,880
Posted By Thomas15

There is a lot of debate back and forth on the...

There is a lot of debate back and forth on the usefulness of fluid trainers. I started riding about 18 months ago after a 25 year bicycle vacation. I rode enough last year to determine in my soul...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,133
Posted By ljsense

"Everybody cheats. I just didn't know." -- Dave...

"Everybody cheats. I just didn't know." -- Dave Stoller
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,583
Posted By Jungleland

LOL, that was my "topple over in the grass" event...

LOL, that was my "topple over in the grass" event after the incident. Pulled off the edge of the road, put my foot down and realized there was too much of a drop off in the grass ditch for my foot...
06-12-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 118,695
Posted By bigd777

64 miles

64 miles
06-12-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By dgalvin66

450 lbs with a Giant Sedona DX 2010

My bike has been in storage for about 10 years now. I had just bought it then 2 weeks later had cervical surgery and never touched it again. I was about 325 lbs. at the time and was told that it was...
06-11-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By 257 roberts

And just like that there's a thread on...

And just like that there's a thread on shaving......that's all I got to say about that
06-11-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,760
Posted By tigat

Turned out the post was in a place that was less...

Turned out the post was in a place that was less specific to the bike, so I'm copying it below. Warning - it is long and has some very sad moments.

A Canvas Big Enough

This is a story about a...
06-08-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By TCR Rider

Actually I did know to release the pedal tension....

Actually I did know to release the pedal tension. I haven't been here for a while but everytime I do I got usefull advice. Just sayin'
06-08-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By indyfabz

Unless born with one, at some point in their...

Unless born with one, at some point in their life, each person with a heart problem didnít have one a few years back. Same for each diabetic.
06-06-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,760
Posted By tigat

Agree, it is. I've had it since the first bike...

Agree, it is. I've had it since the first bike Trek built for me 7 years ago. With the synchro mode programming now available, its like having a 1 by. I'm sort of a 1 by myself, so it fits:)
06-05-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,499
Posted By wgscott

Even if he wasn't one to begin with ... ...

Even if he wasn't one to begin with ...



it sounds like he transmogrified himself into one (or more?).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By Psimet2001

Did a video on it I believe - Think it's this...

Did a video on it I believe - Think it's this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JPql3Rakkw
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,348
Posted By Ross520

And where is the testing data where they compared...

And where is the testing data where they compared their lubricant to everything else out there?

Taken from the article....
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"Shimano does not have an official recommended chain lube. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,668
Posted By BillyD

I'm not excusing his behavior by any means, he...

I'm not excusing his behavior by any means, he was an arrogant, entitled, nasty dick by any measure.

But ya know, I have to say . . . how many of us in his position would not have done similar? ...
06-01-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By Phil_gretz

Motobecanes were common...

...during the bike boom of the 1970s. I rode a heavily upgraded Mirage Sport in the 1980s that wasn't a bad ride considering its humble tube set. Since, I've owned an '82 Jubile Sport (fabulously...
Forum: Foo
05-31-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,119
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup vitamin I is the best for muscle and joint...

Yup vitamin I is the best for muscle and joint pain. My shoulder that has no cartilage and everyplace the butcher cut on loves ibuprofen. And best the next morning for you misbehave and enjoy too...
05-31-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 118,695
Posted By Troul

77.7 yesterday, 44.4 today

77.7 yesterday, 44.4 today
05-30-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,104
Posted By tds101

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/498x498/tenor_837dd46768f272c4f7df4b896532edfc216893d6.gif
05-29-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,139
Posted By Hondo Gravel

You only get one gear and one beer. Seeing the...

You only get one gear and one beer. Seeing the country at 10 mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 784
Posted By guadzilla

So he looked like Lance - but did you dial it up...

So he looked like Lance - but did you dial it up to 400W and drope the hamer?

(Gawd I hope people still remember that)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,501
Posted By Lemond1985

[Very insightful post above mine, complaining...

[Very insightful post above mine, complaining about typical boorish BF culture on display in this thread, was deleted by the author]

Welcome to Bike Forums. The kind of stuff you mention above...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,654
Posted By GlennR

If anyone has a problem with that, let me know...

If anyone has a problem with that, let me know and i'll explain it to you.

;)
05-19-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,399
Posted By Phil_gretz

We need the television to explain things that are...

We need the television to explain things that are within the grasp of simple common sense? There is no hope...
05-16-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By bruce19

My pants inseam is also 30" but my actual...

My pants inseam is also 30" but my actual measured inseam is 32.5". I ride a "square" 55. That is 55 cm frame with 55 cm TT. FWIW I am 5'9" on a good day.
05-14-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By Oso Polar

If you lost 10 pounds of fat then it is not the...

If you lost 10 pounds of fat then it is not the same as just decreasing bike weight by 10 pounds - it is much better and way more noticeable than 10 pounds reduced from bike. The trick is to lose fat...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 453
Posted By Russ Roth

I find my bikes to be largely trouble and...

I find my bikes to be largely trouble and maintenance free on the whole, doesn't mean there isn't the occasional need to use an adjuster barrel to tweak how far I have to pull the brake lever till...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By Plainsman

Right, 2021. But those typically drop in 2020,...

Right, 2021. But those typically drop in 2020, that's what I was hinting at. I'm far from an industry insider, but just from my general bike geekiness and always watching, it seems that the new...
05-12-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By canklecat

This has been on my mind as well... the people...

This has been on my mind as well... the people who have continued working throughout the pandemic. I try to thank every medical staffer I encounter during my appointments, the bus and Uber drivers,...
05-12-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,504
Posted By Happy Feet

Dude, you were 100% in the wrong there. You...

Dude, you were 100% in the wrong there.

You should have droped the hamer right off the bat and opened such a gap that it crushed his will to compete. Anything less is a lack of competetive spirit....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By datlas

Canyon Endurace?

Canyon Endurace?
05-11-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,659
Posted By surak

Not that BF needs yet another discs vs rim...

Not that BF needs yet another discs vs rim debate, but the search for problems have looong ago come back with findings. They are rain, carbon rims, and as you said, tire size.
05-11-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By etherhuffer

Double Whammy

Just an FYI. At the onset of the coronavirus my technician's husband became quite ill. After a week of fever he was admitted to the hospital. The upshot, he had H1N1. 12 days in hospital, a month on...
05-11-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,180
Posted By HTupolev

Such a bicycle may literally have been...

Such a bicycle may literally have been manufactured. There was a bicycle in the 1890s called the Lu-Mi-Num, the frame being a one-piece casting, and it's likely that the metal used was pure aluminum....
05-10-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,149
Posted By mac_flyer9

You might try building one that would suit her. ...

You might try building one that would suit her. I picked up a new 47cm frame on clearance from Trek and use 650b wheels. It wasn't hard and let me learn how :) ...
05-10-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By wgscott

My wife has spent 28 years working on HIV...

My wife has spent 28 years working on HIV vaccines. So yes, I think about that. (The original Genentech vaccine for HIV showed about a 30% efficacy rate in Thailand trials, so it should be possible....
05-07-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,104
Posted By CycleryNorth81

In this case it really is a case of bad news,...

In this case it really is a case of bad news, good news. The good news is that the OP most likely never had the corona virus and was never infected.

The bad news is the OP has no natural...
05-07-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By surak

I've noticed a big difference in comfort between...

I've noticed a big difference in comfort between 2 different composite seatposts (S-Works CG-r >> Giant D-fuse) but I wouldn't go out of my way to buy one to only use it indoors. Stand regularly is...
05-07-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By fishboat

..didn't occur to me..but I believe you're...

..didn't occur to me..but I believe you're right..there was another time...........
05-06-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By indyfabz

Or he could be dragging his rim brakes.

Or he could be dragging his rim brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,538
Posted By noodle soup

If you lived in Phoenix AZ, you would only have a...

If you lived in Phoenix AZ, you would only have a 3 month riding season.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,452
Posted By bruken

Short cranks for short person

I’m planning on buying a brand new crankset for my wife’s bike. She has been getting back into riding recently and we are both discovering that some parts of the bike are not well suited for her...
04-25-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 397
Posted By indyfabz

Rode 25 miles on the D&L Trail. Scouted a nice...

Rode 25 miles on the D&L Trail. Scouted a nice stealth camping spot for later use....
04-24-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,352
Posted By c_m_shooter

Looks fake to me. I have hit deer with cars and...

Looks fake to me. I have hit deer with cars and motorcycle. Hit a full sized cow with a pickup awhile back. That is not how it goes.
04-23-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,376
Posted By badger1

Unfortunately, I am a slave to the Mindless God...

Unfortunately, I am a slave to the Mindless God of Fashion. My bike is basic black, so goes with anything/anywhere, but unfortunately it insists on my following suit. Consequently, my cycling shoes...
04-23-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,120
Posted By Rides4Beer

I have two, road and gravel. The gravel bike is...

I have two, road and gravel. The gravel bike is also the backup road bike, for bad weather, etc. My road bike could technically do gravel, but I don't want to beat it up. lol If I were to add a...
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