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04-09-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By General Geoff

Shifting on a belt drive bike is entirely...

Shifting on a belt drive bike is entirely dependent on the type of gears it uses. Belts are not laterally flexible so they can't be used with derailleurs, so you need some sort of IGH or bottom...
04-07-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,315
Posted By UCantTouchThis

20 mile ride with wind wouldn't phase me. I'd...

20 mile ride with wind wouldn't phase me. I'd just ride my bike. :D
04-06-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 780
Posted By Melvang

Besides, we have laundry service at work for our...

Besides, we have laundry service at work for our uniforms. Mostly because the uniform manufacturer has very strict washing guidelines to maintain the FR rating. So, I rarely wear actual dirty work...
04-05-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,851
Posted By tomato coupe

A lot of people think the U.S. bike boom in the...

A lot of people think the U.S. bike boom in the early 2000s was due to Lance Armstrong, but it was really because the ubiquity of cell phones finally gave people the security they needed to ride more...
03-31-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,060
Posted By genejockey

PV = nRT. It's not just a good idea. It's the...

PV = nRT. It's not just a good idea. It's the law.
03-31-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,076
Posted By Phil_gretz

Then they have no standing on this forum. If the...

Then they have no standing on this forum. If the guy isn't willing to marry the girl, then he can't expect her wheel not to get...um...ridden behind. Just sayin'
03-30-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,060
Posted By Sy Reene

Just do a CO2 chaser and hold the cartridge...

Just do a CO2 chaser and hold the cartridge bare-handed.
03-29-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,981
Posted By pdlamb

Yummmmm, second breakfast. Second best reason...

Yummmmm, second breakfast. Second best reason for a bike tour! :)
03-28-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By el forestero

I have car interior and roof racks with fork...

I have car interior and roof racks with fork mounts that I use to transport bikes, so QR is much more convenient for me. Just didn't have the budget for a bike that came with QR wheels this time. The...
03-27-21, 02:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 891
Posted By invalid.user

Garmin Varia

Garmin Varia
03-25-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 876
Posted By wgscott

I finally took the time to sharpen my chainsaw...

I finally took the time to sharpen my chainsaw chains. It really does make a significant difference. I suppose if you figured out how to do this, at least the folks that advocate using bar oil as a...
03-24-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,473
Posted By Sy Reene

Yeah, I thought the OP's query was a trick...

Yeah, I thought the OP's query was a trick question. Pretty much most of the t-shirt looking MTB 'jerseys' have a rear pocket.
03-24-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,480
Posted By trailangel

I need some new tires and sealant.. bike season...

I need some new tires and sealant.. bike season is a-coming and I am a little short on funds right now. I usually run Vittoria 2.25... MTB 29r tires. I'm a senior on limited income and just got out...
03-24-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,473
Posted By Troul

Anytime I overhear someone talk about "that omg...

Anytime I overhear someone talk about "that omg dangerous cyclist" that's "All geared up" is most often referenced to the weirdly shaped helmet, exposed black colored knee & elbow guards, bikini like...
03-24-21, 02:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,473
Posted By Troul

or make ties with vertically stacked "jersey"...

or make ties with vertically stacked "jersey" pockets on the backside. Imagine the convince? Two water bottles & a staining banana all up front while wearing a slick city fitted Dolce & Gabbana.
03-23-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,754
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

When I was a child, I rode flats. When I got my...

When I was a child, I rode flats. When I got my first real road bike in '62, it had toe clips. I was so jazzed! I was turbine-powered! It seemed to me that if I could catch a bump just right, I could...
03-22-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,754
Posted By Wildwood

I can't spin with flats like I can clipped in. ...

I can't spin with flats like I can clipped in.
I can't climb with flats like I can clipped in.
I can't backpedal at stops automatically with flats.
3 strikes and flats are out for any ride but...
03-19-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,151
Posted By tomato coupe

I already ride. It makes me more anxious about...

I already ride. It makes me more anxious about joining the NBA.
03-19-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,151
Posted By Troul

no. Only real time i might be nervous is if I...

no.
Only real time i might be nervous is if I couldn't produce a morning loaf before a ride, even after a strong jolt of coffee.
03-18-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,002
Posted By Rage

The arm, especially right above the wrist, looks...

The arm, especially right above the wrist, looks like it belongs to the Frankenstein monster.
Many small scars pepper the arm but the wrist looks like it was sewn on because it was. Thereís a line...
03-18-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 542
Posted By surak

BTW, the Canyon 30-day return is for unused...

BTW, the Canyon 30-day return is for unused bikes. Meaning you are allowed to try it out indoors, but take it out and get it noticeably used/dirty, and there's no guarantee they'll give you a full...
03-18-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,002
Posted By Deepcherry

Copy that. "Just keep my chest out, back...

Copy that. "Just keep my chest out, back straight " was the advice. "Come back in three weeks"
It seems peculiar that it does not hurt at all when relaxing, but a sneeze or forgetful movement sends...
03-15-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By DorkDisk

I did something similar for the wife, a 99 F1000...

I did something similar for the wife, a 99 F1000 with Fatty SL with 1x9 using an SLX crankset. Mendon fixed up my fork as well. These bikes are fun. I like your color better.
...
03-09-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,249
Posted By chaadster

I only mess with Elite or Supacaz cages,...

I only mess with Elite or Supacaz cages, depending on the aesthetic of the bike.
03-05-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,168
Posted By UCantTouchThis

I'm all for bike safety but, use your brain

Today I'm traveling down a street. No stop for a mile but a stop sign at every cross street where traffic can cross, every block of the residential area. I'm doing 35 which is the posted speed limit....
03-04-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,676
Posted By Koyote

Pedants really need to do their research. ...

Pedants really need to do their research.

"Bring" is used when something is being moved to a location, "take" is used to describe movement away from a location. Correct usage would be ""Just bring...
03-04-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,676
Posted By Troul

Send it.

Send it.
03-02-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,890
Posted By 70sSanO

Going from 3x to 1x is pretty easy, but you first...

Going from 3x to 1x is pretty easy, but you first need to figure out what climbing gear you need and the bolt circle diameter of you current middle ring. Early 90’s 5 arm were 110bcd and the smallest...
03-02-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,890
Posted By Kapusta

Just use the middle ring position of the 3x crank...

Just use the middle ring position of the 3x crank you already have. Get a narrow-wide ring to replace the middle ring. You just need to know the BCD of your chainring.

8, 9, and 10 speed cassettes...
03-02-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,484
Posted By Inusuit

I'm 76. My neck doesn't swivel like it did when...

I'm 76. My neck doesn't swivel like it did when I was younger. I have one mirror on each bike, not eleven (hyperbole much?). When I'm making that regular left turn off a 65 mph highway to get to...
03-01-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,909
Posted By Germany_chris

I have no desire to ride, walk, drive, live with...

I have no desire to ride, walk, drive, live with or around other people.
02-28-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By WonderMonkey

Just for fun, here is my last match. This was...

Just for fun, here is my last match. This was after my FIRST knee surgery and I'd gone up in weight (my fault). Obviously too heavy. I won't be that heavy again and fight. I'm 260 lbs in this...
02-27-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,079
Posted By BobbyG

Does hardening of the arteries count?.

Does hardening of the arteries count?.
02-24-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,592
Posted By UCantTouchThis

I don't take money on rides. My bike buddies...

I don't take money on rides. My bike buddies bring me gifts and buy me stuff. :D

I'm not kidding.
02-22-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,230
Posted By Eric F

"Gravel" = Unpaved. Gravel bikes are very...

"Gravel" = Unpaved.

Gravel bikes are very similar to cyclocross bikes, which have a long history of tolerating some significant abuse.
02-19-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By bblair

Great, then we can ride together! I joined...

Great, then we can ride together!

I joined the Tour de Zwift stage 1 and finished a solid 131st out of 150. The middle third I did ride with 2 other riders, but eventually got dropped. Stop...
02-19-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By bblair

I usually do group rides or tours in Zwift and it...

I usually do group rides or tours in Zwift and it does tell me how much distance is remaining. Try one of those.
02-18-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,110
Posted By burritos

Since I started bike commuting I've actually...

Since I started bike commuting I've actually gained 1 lb from 129ish to 130ish. I hope it's muscle. My legs do look slightly bigger. Regular road bike with weekend mountain biking, but no hand...
02-18-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,039
Posted By UCantTouchThis

But nobody cares about a metric century....

But nobody cares about a metric century. :innocent:
02-18-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By unterhausen

I started keeping a list of routes next to the...

I started keeping a list of routes next to the bike so I can see how much is left. For some reason, the thing I remember is how much climbing is left, although the zwifthub list I'm using isn't that...
02-15-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 968
Posted By wphamilton

Clearly I'm not real enough for a smart trainer. ...

Clearly I'm not real enough for a smart trainer. Or smart enough for a real trainer as the case may be. I'll settle for a hard minute of vigorous calisthenics to pound watts, every other day since...
02-15-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,332
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

None.

None.
02-15-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,332
Posted By ofajen

Actually itís not a difference in taste or...

Actually itís not a difference in taste or preference or even a lack of intelligence. Iím willfully avoiding newer bike technologies just to be naughty. :)

Otto
02-14-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,240
Posted By njkayaker

Dude has three posts. Looking at three posts...

Dude has three posts. Looking at three posts isn't that hard.
02-05-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,389
Posted By caloso

You could just run some simple nylon webbing...

You could just run some simple nylon webbing through the hole, leaving a few inches below the bottom of the joist, and use that to hang the bike by the nose of the saddle.
02-04-21, 12:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,290
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Won't keep bikes in the garage. Our 7 bikes have...

Won't keep bikes in the garage. Our 7 bikes have their own bedroom. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,749
Posted By burnthesheep

IMO 155lbs and 80psi on a 28mm tire is still WAY...

IMO 155lbs and 80psi on a 28mm tire is still WAY too much. Depending on your rim width. Either way, I would think for that size tire and your weight a 28mm you'd be down around 60-65 psi.

I run...
01-26-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,541
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Thanks for that. I wondered why I was always so...

Thanks for that. I wondered why I was always so dizzy and nauseous when cooking while camping!
Maybe I'll just let the dog rip more holes in the tent for ventilation.
01-24-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,795
Posted By Troul

havent had much luck with there products for...

havent had much luck with there products for being long enough. The bigger I select in size only makes it baggy. Sucks being taller.
01-21-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,841
Posted By mgmoore7

I wanted a Trek Domane but they were projecting...

I wanted a Trek Domane but they were projecting end of year or even next year. I went to get a pre-fit since I started considering used or Canyon since they were posting availability soon.
...
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