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09-12-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 486
Posted By Koyote

Which would not explain the markings that concern...

Which would not explain the markings that concern the OP.
09-12-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By CarbonBone

I'm going to guess that GTI stands for Graphite...

I'm going to guess that GTI stands for Graphite Technology Inc. because that's the name printed on the seat tube. Which makes this a genuine iron horse technically.
09-10-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,401
Posted By livedarklions

Well, if I have to throw it back, it's not going...

Well, if I have to throw it back, it's not going to be in one piece.
09-10-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,401
Posted By livedarklions

Somebody throws their bike at you, it's now your...

Somebody throws their bike at you, it's now your bike, right?
09-09-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,026
Posted By AlmostTrick

[Self Appointed thread police] Wrong forum, this...

[Self Appointed thread police] Wrong forum, this belongs in training and nutrition.
09-09-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 670
Posted By nomadmax

Baseball card and a clothes pin.

Baseball card and a clothes pin.
09-06-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,329
Posted By f1russgp

Carbon as a classic 1986 production and still riding like new

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09-03-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,481
Posted By Kapusta

Any brake worth a poop will throw you over the...

Any brake worth a poop will throw you over the bars if you squeeze hard and donít lean back some.

None of these brakes in and of themselves are more likely to do so than others. For ALL brakes it...
08-31-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By MNebiker

When I retired I needed something to help fill my...

When I retired I needed something to help fill my time, so I worked for 7 years as a bike tech at Dick's. We sold a ton of these bikes, mostly to teens. The only problems we had were caused by the...
08-26-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 520
Posted By Trakhak

Bike stores almost universally use the cheapest...

Bike stores almost universally use the cheapest bulk-order tubes and do hundreds of flat repairs per year, with few or no tube failures. In other words, yes, most tube failures are from user error.
08-25-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,125
Posted By indyfabz

It doesn't rain in mom's basement unless a pipe...

It doesn't rain in mom's basement unless a pipe bursts.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,274
Posted By Kapusta

For crying out loud, people, you can get a...

For crying out loud, people, you can get a Specialized Tarmac with any build you want. With more options than even Project One offers.

They sell this as a frameset, and is available in five...
08-23-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 466
Posted By alcjphil

The shop did not install the cranks and bottom...

The shop did not install the cranks and bottom bracket, that was done by the factory that manufactured the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,274
Posted By Kapusta

Wait... 1x is the only option IN THAT COLOR? ...

Wait... 1x is the only option IN THAT COLOR? Seriously? This is your complaint?

Here is a wild idea... get a different color.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,274
Posted By burnthesheep

Topic makes no sense. There IS a 2x SL7 pro in...

Topic makes no sense. There IS a 2x SL7 pro in the catalog. It is Di2 and not SRAM. Thatís a choice.

The model being complained about here is specifically listed as being the 1x option. So,...
08-23-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 527
Posted By GlennR

Too long is better than too short.

Too long is better than too short.
08-22-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,663
Posted By skidder

I thought it was a Serbian cyclist giving a...

I thought it was a Serbian cyclist giving a 'one-finger wave' and putting a stick in the spokes of an Austrian cyclist named Franz Ferdinand. Maybe my history teachers were wrong? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By noodle soup

I understand why some people like SPD shoes, but...

I understand why some people like SPD shoes, but have never seen a single-sided SPD pedal that would hang in the right position.
08-22-20, 04:24 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,663
Posted By livedarklions

It's a little known fact that WW I was actually...

It's a little known fact that WW I was actually caused by the failure of a French cyclist to wave at an Austrian cyclist. Franz Ferdinand is an urban legend.

True story.
08-22-20, 04:10 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,663
Posted By hillyman

I just know it's BF coming to a full circle when...

I just know it's BF coming to a full circle when The Wave question comes back around.
I don't see much importance if someone waves back at me or not. May not have any more importance than if a Hello...
08-22-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,663
Posted By Ghazmh

I wonder why this has never been discussed on BF...

I wonder why this has never been discussed on BF before?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 08:33 AM
08-19-20, 10:51 AM
08-19-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,208
Posted By DrIsotope

Careful on that slippery slope! If it's not...

Careful on that slippery slope! If it's not bespoke and handbuilt, it must be terrible.
But then again, where did that builder source his materials? Better get to building a forge and start...
08-19-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,208
Posted By Koyote

“And one more thing: you kids get off of my lawn!”

“And one more thing: you kids get off of my lawn!”
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,794
Posted By noodle soup

It's the same as on the road. The person that...

It's the same as on the road. The person that caused the wreck, usually flees the scene if they are able, and there are no witnesses.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,794
Posted By bampilot06

Call your friend that would help you bury a body,...

Call your friend that would help you bury a body, and never speak of it again.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,491
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Modern 52s generally look fine to me. You...

Modern 52s generally look fine to me.

You know what looks weird? An olde 48cm Cannondale...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,491
Posted By noodle soup

52cm bikes always look odd. Maybe the OP can grow...

52cm bikes always look odd. Maybe the OP can grow 3-4 inches, so he'll fit a 56cm bike.
08-15-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,706
Posted By TiHabanero

Buy local and forget about it.

Buy local and forget about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,253
Posted By noodle soup

+1. Mine turned off about 5-10 seconds after...

+1.

Mine turned off about 5-10 seconds after I unplugged from the PC
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,253
Posted By Sy Reene

It's an either On or Off setting. If Auto Sleep...

It's an either On or Off setting. If Auto Sleep is on, the unit powers off in 5 minutes. It is possible I suppose to accidentally hit the start button so that an activity begins, and if you don't...
08-14-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,706
Posted By tomato coupe

I think you have a future in politics.

I think you have a future in politics.
08-14-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,706
Posted By shelbyfv

This is a good example of how someone can become...

This is a good example of how someone can become so invested in an erroneous theory that incompatible, though factual, info is no longer absorbed. Seems like an epidemic even beyond the bike world!
Forum: Foo
08-14-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11,026
Views: 2,280,774
Posted By JonnyHK

Oh, and about the book I was doing the charts...

Oh, and about the book I was doing the charts for...

"The Secret Horsepower Race"
https://www.calum-douglas.com/current-book-the-secret-horsepower-race/

If you have an interest in WW2 piston...
08-14-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,706
Posted By tomato coupe

I'd call the Queen.

I'd call the Queen.
08-11-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By caloso

You could just say you don't know.

You could just say you don't know.
08-10-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By madpogue

We shouldn't assume that anyone's assuming...

We shouldn't assume that anyone's assuming anything:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,058
Posted By GlennR

Do you wash them?

Do you wash them?
08-09-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,397
Posted By yamsyamsyams

Yes many comments...the usual ones that we get...

Yes many comments...the usual ones that we get sick of like sheís not pedaling, look itís a double bike, you guys can go twice as fast, etc.
08-09-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 779
Posted By tyrion

Right is Rear in civilized countries. Except on...

Right is Rear in civilized countries. Except on motorcycles, right is front.
08-09-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By 70sSanO

Well that makes sense. Back pedaling while cross...

Well that makes sense. Back pedaling while cross chaining big-big is sure fire way to jump a chain to a smaller cog.

John
08-09-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By Homebrew01

Saddles are like shoes. Comfortable for 1 person,...

Saddles are like shoes. Comfortable for 1 person, horrible for another.
Perhaps a local shop will let you try a few, and then buy the "winner" ?

Also, slight adjustments by angling it up or down...
08-06-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By Homebrew01

It is against the rules. You can post in...

It is against the rules.
You can post in "Introduction", and welcome others. And perhaps there are other threads of interest.

The 10 post requirement has been very effective at discouraging...
08-06-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By dsbrantjr

Be aware that manufacturers commonly make running...

Be aware that manufacturers commonly make running changes during a model year, due to cost or availability issues, which is one reason they do not publish specific part numbers. This is often...
Forum: Foo
08-04-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,793
Posted By roadsnakes

Are you serious? ...

Are you serious?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7qkQewyubs


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2aQ4gVsSL8&list=PLTjKVW73j6AMirnzJ4XP2jLka5YL_Ttcm&index=3

...
08-04-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,091
Posted By blacknbluebikes

"Tis but a flesh wound," said the Black...

"Tis but a flesh wound," said the Black Knight.
08-04-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,470
Posted By Reflector Guy

With that paint job, I wouldn't worry about the...

With that paint job, I wouldn't worry about the "regular" bike thieves. I'd be more worried about the guys that steal scrap metal.
07-29-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,134
Posted By cyccommute

They aren't hard to use but they are a single...

They aren't hard to use but they are a single shot. Plan your flats accordingly. Whether you bring a pump depends on how far you want to walk. I only use them for times when I get a flat at night...
07-28-20, 03:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By hillyman

Either you need to save more money or try a...

Either you need to save more money or try a different strategy than calling a product your trying to sell expensive
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