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06-05-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,708
Posted By jack pot

when im a pedestrian i want a bicyclist to let me...

when im a pedestrian i want a bicyclist to let me know he is coming up when he is 10+ ft away> @ speed it should be far enough away so as to allow the rider to avoid me ... any sound is ok (bells...
06-02-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,729
Posted By cb400bill

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

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06-02-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,729
Posted By probe1957

If you are guilty, why not just pay the fine and...

If you are guilty, why not just pay the fine and move on?
05-30-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,755
Posted By Rogerogeroge

The OP has pretty well defined his needs and...

The OP has pretty well defined his needs and wants and most folks seem to question his desires, and even suggest gravel bikes and touring bikes.

OP - check out the Trek Domane. It's got some...
05-30-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,755
Posted By chaadster

Yeah, aero bikes are very most likely off the...

Yeah, aero bikes are very most likely off the table vis-a-vis fenders, because they’re predicated on tight tolerances to smooth and control airflow, but fenders require gaps to fit into.

The tip...
05-23-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By blakcloud

I strap it on top of my rear rack with a bungee...

I strap it on top of my rear rack with a bungee cord.
05-23-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,464
Posted By indyfabz

And donít leave the spent cartridge by the...

And donít leave the spent cartridge by the road/trail. We donít need another of those threads here.
05-06-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,887
Posted By TiHabanero

I want service now. Stop it!

After being out of the bike shop as a full timer for about a decade, and only working on Saturdays, I jumped back in as a full time wrench a week ago. Forgot how absolutely narcissistic some riders...
05-06-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 752
Posted By tkamd73

I tried to do that very recently, found the one...

I tried to do that very recently, found the one bike I hadnít ridden in 2 years, cleaned it up, got the serial number, and wrote the ad, editing the pics, I kinda fell in love with the bike again....
05-05-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,376
Posted By PDXCarless

1) We get the bulk of our groceries through a...

1) We get the bulk of our groceries through a delivery service (Imperfect Foods) but we lived for years without a car just getting what we needed a bit at a time on our bikes or walking. My wife and...
05-02-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By Ross520

Is that supposed to be a joke? Mass transit means...

Is that supposed to be a joke? Mass transit means LESS vehicles on the road.
04-27-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,974
Posted By adamrice

Funny how the OP just threw a molotov cocktail...

Funny how the OP just threw a molotov cocktail into the room and hasn't been back since. One might imagine his only goal was to get people bickering.
04-26-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By Wildwood

6'1" 58cm - 62. ...

6'1" 58cm - 62.

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58X57 is (generally) about as small as i'm comfortable -...
Forum: Touring
04-26-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4,466
Views: 2,171,018
Posted By hfbill

This year's revision of my 94 Trek 520

I'm a tinkerer at heart, so every year, (like many of us I imagine) I have to make little updates and changes to my bike. This year I incorporated a 12v electrical system for all my LED lighting,...
04-26-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,064
Posted By Trakhak

The term "mechanical failure" implies a failure...

The term "mechanical failure" implies a failure that resulted from a defect in a part. That's not what happened in your example. You rode the bike until the drive train consumables (chain, sprockets,...
04-25-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 398
Posted By KenCT

Finally back outside today after a month due to...

Finally back outside today after a month due to isolation, weather and other issues. I've been riding Zwift a lot. Did a 30 mile loop through some neighboring towns, great to be back on the road...
04-25-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,987
Posted By nomadmax

Don't pass up the chance to do something you...

Don't pass up the chance to do something you desire only to fall in the bathtub and break your neck; nobody gets out of this thing unscathed. I ache every day from hitting the pavement in bike races...
Forum: Touring
04-23-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,858
Posted By elcruxio

I would like to emphasize the OP's emphasis on...

I would like to emphasize the OP's emphasis on the fact that he has already tried a lot of different variations of saddle and bar position to no avail.

That in on itself is the main reason I...
04-22-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,408
Posted By JohnDThompson

Sometimes: ...

Sometimes:

http://www.os2.dhs.org/~john/july-4.jpg
04-21-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,974
Posted By fishboat

Gee..here's a topic that hasn't been flogged to...

Gee..here's a topic that hasn't been flogged to death in the last day or so...though flogged endlessly, countless times before.

Gotta call "troll" on this one.
04-20-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By sdmc530

Chip Foose Bicycle Collection

Found this last night on YouTube, thought it was cool. I didn't know he was into bikes.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLYt4uvtlzM
04-19-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By southpier

when you possessions own you . . . .

when you possessions own you . . . .
04-18-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By robertj298

I did it!!!!!!

With a lot of help on here I was able to replace, clean and re grease bottom bracket, wheel hubs and headset bearings.
A total of 104 bearings.Whats even more amazing is everything works like it was...
04-18-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By prairiepedaler

Interesting Handlebar Ornament

From the streets of Japan.

Bike fully equipped with Shimano Crane gruppo.

...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15,372
Views: 11,282,996
Posted By ascherer

I'm pretty much done with this for now save for...

I'm pretty much done with this for now save for some proper front lighting even though I don't often ride at night - chicken, or egg? Anyway, I'm sure something will change as I tend to tinker with...
04-17-20, 02:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,291
Posted By Welshboy

But you may have to drill the valve hole to suit...

But you may have to drill the valve hole to suit the fatter Schrader valve.
04-16-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By livedarklions

My set up is so fancy, I use an actual live mouse...

My set up is so fancy, I use an actual live mouse with a brain implant. No clicks, just the occasional squeak.
04-15-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,496
Posted By HTupolev

The image is an april fool's joke posted by Rene...

The image is an april fool's joke posted by Rene Herse themselves a couple years ago. It's not a serious bicycle setup.

https://www.renehersecycles.com/compass-introduces-quintuple-cranks/
...
04-15-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By 257 roberts

I click on this thread also....you just didn't...

I click on this thread also....you just didn't hear it lol
04-15-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By indyfabz

Why did I click on this thread?

Why did I click on this thread?
Forum: Foo
04-14-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4,382
Views: 360,371
Posted By noisebeam

Another one from last weekend ...

Another one from last weekend

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Forum: Commuting
04-14-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,323
Posted By JaccoW

Just one, a dynamo driven B+M Secula Plus. One of...

Just one, a dynamo driven B+M Secula Plus. One of the more visible lights without being blinding and plenty of light for around here.

http://i.imgur.com/rf5r9k7.jpg (https://imgur.com/rf5r9k7)
...
04-13-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,973
Posted By bikepilot50

Aluminum

Just take reasonable care and your steel bike will last for years. I have a 69 Schwann Paramount still going strong. Several steel bikes from the 70ís. The ride difference will make any extra care...
04-11-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 29,014
Posted By vol

I find it's much safer now to ride on the streets...

I find it's much safer now to ride on the streets and avenues than bike paths in Manhattan. There are few vehicles on the streets, so less danger of being hit. On the Hudson Greenway there are many...
04-11-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By MaxsBigRide

Thanks for the support. We are trying to stay...

Thanks for the support. We are trying to stay home as much as possible as my son's immune system is compromised so I'd rather do the ride at home if possible. If things change by June a local ride...
04-11-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,862
Posted By Hiro11

If there's ONE THING I pray comes out of this...

If there's ONE THING I pray comes out of this mess: IF YOU ARE SICK, STAY AT HOME. Please let this become a habit from now forward.

I work for a huge company in an industry where working from home...
04-10-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,973
Posted By mstateglfr

What category were you expecting a steel bike to...

What category were you expecting a steel bike to win? I suppose touring bike could be a category that steel would win.

Anyways, just because a magazine doesn't declare a steel frame bike the...
Forum: Touring
04-10-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4,466
Views: 2,171,018
Posted By KFC

2010 Trek 520 (46,000 miles)

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/dscn0016_2__1a659b6e97109b17027f1dbd2edfa25a6324d7f5.jpg
As configured for a solo trans America tour.
04-10-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By skidder

You're bored and have a shed full of tools?

Check out what this bloke did. Too cool!:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZFDNR9V5Nc
Forum: Foo
04-10-20, 03:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 954
Posted By indyfabz

Kitchen is a bit of a mess right now. 1956...

Kitchen is a bit of a mess right now. 1956 Chambers 90 C in buttercup yellow.

...
04-09-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,973
Posted By cb400bill

And, it is available in orange! ...

And, it is available in orange!

https://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/road_bikes/granpremio-elite-org-21.jpg
04-09-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,973
Posted By indyfabz

Surly LHT in its element. ...

Surly LHT in its element.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ff84b964_79da_4de2_abed_0efa32cd69c9_72e888e25546af528d864a29e05684afd2360d30.jpeg
Forum: Touring
04-09-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I was there in June and July in 2016. The news...

I was there in June and July in 2016. The news reports I am seeing out of Iceland this year suggest that tourism may collapse this year due to the virus....
04-05-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Moe Zhoost

AirLok system. ...

AirLok system. https://hiplok.com/product/airlok/

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04-03-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,458
Posted By ramzilla

I have a very similar bike. Pick some good tires....

I have a very similar bike. Pick some good tires. It's an amazing ride. Very fast.
...
04-02-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,458
Posted By Doctor Morbius

My First CF Road Bike. I'm STOKED!!

Yesterday afternoon a friend of mine stopped over for a visit and in his trunk was a bike he'd recently bought that I coveted. Negotiations were made, hands were (virtually) shook and now it's mine!...
Forum: Touring
04-01-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,744
Posted By Tourist in MSN

This is the touring forum so I assume the...

This is the touring forum so I assume the question is for touring, not commuting, etc.

Touring, I almost never use a headlight since I am riding in daylight 99 percent of the time. There are...
03-30-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 603
Posted By droppedandlost

What to do with 1986 Univega?

Not sure what to do with this bike, kinda want it to go away and make an empty slot. There's nothing wrong with it but I just don't ride it much. It has mostly original components and the paint is...
03-30-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By indyfabz

You answered your own question.

You answered your own question.
03-28-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 919
Posted By Jicafold

Should I clear coat or not?

Not sure what forum to post this in. I have painted several frames in the past. I just did this Bridgestone. Stripped to bare metal, primer, paint. It was painted with Rustoleum Cherry gloss...
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