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12-15-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 919
Posted By Road Fan

To me, that's all the justification a person...

To me, that's all the justification a person needs!
12-14-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 919
Posted By Miele Man

That's not true at all. I don't race and I...

That's not true at all.

I don't race and I do glue my own tubular tires to my wheels. I like the way my tubular wheels feel when I'm accelerating or going up hill. They simply feel superior to my...
12-14-19, 12:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 919
Posted By tcarl

I've been riding Continental tubulars on the...

I've been riding Continental tubulars on the rural farm roads in Illinois for years. No troubles. Great ride. I've had about 20 years of successes with Tufo gluing tape and Flat Attack brand sealant....
11-05-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,558
Posted By AndreyT

Electrical tape, or any tape that has adhesive,...

Electrical tape, or any tape that has adhesive, is a thing of the past. People are using self-fusing silicon tape to finish their bar wraps these days. No adhesive at all: it simply naturally fuses...
10-06-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,597
Posted By RobbieTunes

Tubulars: tape plus some sealant. Easy enough...

Tubulars: tape plus some sealant. Easy enough to change on the side of the road., no levers.
Tubular clinchers: some sealant. Supremely easy to change anywhere, anytime, no levers.
Tubeless: an...
10-06-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,597
Posted By speedevil

+100 for this. I just cleaned the old glue off...

+100 for this. I just cleaned the old glue off the rims and taped on a set of Vittoria Corsa Speed tubulars for my Masi build. The Effetto glue remover worked very well, and the rims looked as if...
10-05-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,346
Posted By VegasTriker

These two gear calculators have been around for...

These two gear calculators have been around for years. I never read a complaint about inaccurate results.
Mike Sherman's Bicycle Gear Calculator (http://home.earthlink.net/~mike.sherman/shift.html)...
10-03-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,585
Posted By livedarklions

All of the above, and also because at 58, it's...

All of the above, and also because at 58, it's the one athletic activity I'm still getting better at. Zooming past young guys riding their ebikes cracks me up.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,930
Posted By sheddle

to help people out with this important question I...

to help people out with this important question I made a helpful flowchart

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/422x579/flowbike_f9eccc6beda989b785c023ad2468773a9cce880a.png
09-29-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,031
Posted By le mans

Try a fine tooth flat file on the damaged braking...

Try a fine tooth flat file on the damaged braking surface

I have one on stand by when building a secondhand wheel, any dags i'll file it smooth
09-22-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,176
Posted By Saw Crack

Nice work. I havenít gone that far yet. Have made...

Nice work. I havenít gone that far yet. Have made inserts for my Thorens so I can drop arms in....
09-22-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,176
Posted By jreeves

I have particular fondness for the Lux tonearm....

I have particular fondness for the Lux tonearm. Built this AR belt drive around it! Gizmo of the far right is my engineered magnetic end of play lifter!
and a pair of ultegra...
09-15-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By philbob57

...Or one could just understand that one can't...

...Or one could just understand that one can't replicate the road experience at reasonable cost, and it's acceptable to get a tool that allows keeping up some fitness with some resemblance to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,346
Posted By sdmc530

I am not old and I still DGAS! doping on...

I am not old and I still DGAS!

doping on Zwift is just dumb...I could care less who is doing what on there. I am there just to bike....
08-26-19, 03:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,445
Posted By berner

Here in the US, Ace Hardware stores have rolls...

Here in the US, Ace Hardware stores have rolls of heavy duty paper towel that are perfect for wiping off chains. I suspect Auto Zone or other auto supply stores have them also.
08-16-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,859
Posted By noglider

No, upgrades like this are pretty useless, in my...

No, upgrades like this are pretty useless, in my view, and they're quite expensive. Tiagra stuff works fine. If it wears out, replace it, and it might never wear out. 10 speeds already allow nice,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,683
Posted By caloso

If I'm going to a general store out in the boons,...

If I'm going to a general store out in the boons, I don't worry about. Lean it near the door (out of the way of shoppers of course) and it will be fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,323
Posted By rousseau

Nice one! Though, uh, it's the wrong colour for a...

Nice one! Though, uh, it's the wrong colour for a Bianchi, but still, there's nothing like taking a classic steel frame from Italy and putting modern components on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,962
Posted By kansukee

They will keep their position as the most...

They will keep their position as the most prestigious group and components maker, the same way itís been since it was started.
05-30-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,346
Posted By caloso

My experience is that the first flat gets a new...

My experience is that the first flat gets a new tube and CO2. This will be less than 5 minutes. I prefer not to patch a tube on the side of the road if I can avoid it. The second and subsequent...
03-24-11, 04:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,698
Posted By robbied196

Obsolete or Make your Own Bicycle Graphics Tip

I work as a Graphic Designer and restore bicycles. A combination of jobs that led me to a pretty trick way of making new, or re-creating bicycle graphics.

I thought I'd post the process here is...
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