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10-22-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,209
Posted By cxwrench

Damn, some of you guys are trying to make a...

Damn, some of you guys are trying to make a career out of cutting housing. I'm a shop mechanic now, recently 'retired' from being a pro team mechanic. Shift housing gets cut w/ a SRAM cutter w/ the...
10-18-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,581
Posted By wolfchild

Ok so now I have to spend $ 200 dollars for a...

Ok so now I have to spend $ 200 dollars for a gravel specific bike jersey just to go for a gravel bike ride ??...LOL :roflmao:
10-17-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,283
Posted By Lemond1985

Sounds like you tucked and rolled, and didn't...

Sounds like you tucked and rolled, and didn't break a collarbone by throwing your arm out. And stayed out of "expensive care" at the ER. That's A+ crashing in my book. :thumb:

I guess it's N+1...
10-17-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By Salamandrine

Yeah, so I had to google Peleton bikes to figure...

Yeah, so I had to google Peleton bikes to figure out what you guys are talking about. So it's like an overpriced exercise bike that has a TV in front of it, and forces you to watch some sweaty bozo...
10-16-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By veganbikes

It sounds like you are forgetting to shift. One...

It sounds like you are forgetting to shift. One of the biggest things I see is people just stick to the smaller cogs and use more power instead of using less power and shifting up.
10-13-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,042
Posted By 2seven0

Easy peasy! Hwy 1. Start at Ft. Bragg and head...

Easy peasy! Hwy 1. Start at Ft. Bragg and head south till I've clicked off 125 miles. Done it by car & motorcycle someday I'll pedal it.
West
Edit: sorry just noticed you said "socal ride" so my...
10-06-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By mrblue

Hi Bill! The tire is a Vittoria Rubino Pro G+...

Hi Bill!
The tire is a Vittoria Rubino Pro G+ 2.0. My weight is ~130. My favorite food is Spanish or Brazilian. My eyes are brown and my mom says I have a smile to die for. I grew up on the Atlantic...
10-05-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By Phatman

I'm a white lightning devotee--I apply it every...

I'm a white lightning devotee--I apply it every couple of rides, and clean every month-ish. My drivetrain usually doesn't look that pretty, but its quiet and the chain wear isn't too bad. I'm not...
10-04-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By dsbrantjr

If you have ridden the bike with the arm loose,...

If you have ridden the bike with the arm loose, there is a good chance that the tapered eye of the arm has gotten deformed (assuming you have the common square taper system). It is possible to...
10-04-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By wolfchild

Waterproof gloves are pointless because your...

Waterproof gloves are pointless because your hands will get soaked with sweat. I find that gloves is one of those items that's just impossible to keep completely dry.
10-03-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,147
Posted By 79pmooney

+1 I always liked that 100 RPM in 67 gi is 20...

+1 I always liked that 100 RPM in 67 gi is 20 mph. (67 gi - 42 X 17, a very common fix gear ratio.) Easy to go from there and calculate all sorts of stuff in my head while riding. 100 RPM - 10...
09-30-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By Charliekeet

:innocent: Help! I need a bike frame Help! ...

:innocent:
Help!
I need a bike frame
Help!
Not just any bike frame
Help!
You know I need someone - help!
...

:welcome
09-30-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By Elvo

I use orange seal endurance in my tyres and carry...

I use orange seal endurance in my tyres and carry a tube, pump, road bacon, and park tool tyre boot.
09-28-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,161
Posted By katsup

I wrap an old inter tube first then Salsa cork...

I wrap an old inter tube first then Salsa cork tape over it. I don't ride very much rough terrain, but I'd like to think the extra rubber helps with the vibration.
09-28-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 887
Posted By Kapusta

1x11 to 1x12 on an MTB just for the extra gear...

1x11 to 1x12 on an MTB just for the extra gear sounds like a total waste of money to me.

Surely there is better bang for the upgrade buck elsewhere.
09-18-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By scutchin

Yamaha YDX-TORC

I have one, just wanted to put that out there in case anyone had questions about the bike.

I bought it after seeing it at a motorcycle show, got it more as a training tool for dirtbikes than as a...
09-16-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By AnthonyG

Take a horizontal line from the top of the head...

Take a horizontal line from the top of the head tube/headset to where it intersects with the seatpost. Then measure from this point down to the centre of the bottom bracket. This will be the nominal...
09-16-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 582
Posted By jonwvara

I think it would be nuts to do anything to that...

I think it would be nuts to do anything to that frame other than clean and wax it. It will cost a lot of money and you'll end up with a much less desirable bike. Seriously, don't do it!
09-16-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 582
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I'd wax it and build it.

I'd wax it and build it.
09-15-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,442
Posted By 350htrr

UN-Fortunately there are jerks everywhere, in...

UN-Fortunately there are jerks everywhere, in every segment ... I got kicked off the E-Bike section of this forum, because I kept insisting that, an E-Bike with a throttle was a MOPED... :foo: ...
09-14-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,040
Posted By Classtime

Nitto.

Nitto.
09-09-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,520
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

The terms spinning and mashing pre-date "Spin...

The terms spinning and mashing pre-date "Spin classes" by many years.

Spinning typically denotes higher cadence work.
09-09-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,259
Posted By cyccommute

Frankly, I donít care what Di2 does or doesnít...

Frankly, I donít care what Di2 does or doesnít allow. Di2 isnít the be all/end all of bicycle shifting. I also donít care what racers do or donít do. They donít usually buy their own stuff so it...
09-08-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,147
Posted By Ironfish653

I think the advantage to Gear Inch is as a...

I think the advantage to Gear Inch is as a comparative value, for two reasons: One, it's a relatively simple number. Use one of the gear calc programs, and you get a table that's populated by 2-digit...
09-03-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,308
Posted By indyfabz

Assuming she was wearing some, I wonder if it was...

Assuming she was wearing some, I wonder if it was also burlap, like the dress.

https://images.fineartamerica.com/images/artworkimages/mediumlarge/3/monroe-potato-sack-dress-jas-stem.jpg...
09-03-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,308
Posted By commo_soulja

Yours too? So does mine! but she's got early...

Yours too? So does mine! but she's got early onset Alzheimers so every once in a while a get granny panties to wear. Such a treat!
08-31-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,558
Posted By easyupbug

I have arthritis in my hands, comes and goes in...

I have arthritis in my hands, comes and goes in intensity, but always present so critical for me. I always look for a better design but until then a Koolstop in the shop and Koolstop with a...
08-31-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 937
Posted By shelbyfv

If you are a guy, please don't ride in your...

If you are a guy, please don't ride in your Speedo no matter what the temp. North Mississippi isn't that far from Tennessee, we don't want to see it.:twitchy:
08-31-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By shelbyfv

Wow! I can hardly believe OP's obsession with...

Wow! I can hardly believe OP's obsession with his thru axle torque has surfaced again.:twitchy: He was doing so well for awhile... I believe this is about the 10th thread where he's gone on about...
08-29-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,202
Posted By crankholio

I'm not really sure if there's any gain in having...

I'm not really sure if there's any gain in having the narrower tire up front. Most of the weight is in the rear, so I'd use the narrower tire there since it'll run higher pressure and roll with less...
08-26-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,252
Posted By himespau

If her neck is hurting, that tells me she wants...

If her neck is hurting, that tells me she wants to sit more upright so that she can look forward without tilting her head up. Gotta get that stem higher than the saddle. Also, try a sprung saddle...
08-25-20, 04:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By TiHabanero

Conversely, I never seat the things with sealant...

Conversely, I never seat the things with sealant installed. Seat the tire dry. It will hold air for an hour or two, sometimes more. Inject sealant after tire is seated, it just makes sense to avoid a...
08-19-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,027
Posted By Maelochs

A lot of people probably do want a drop-bar...

A lot of people probably do want a drop-bar "road" bike with wide tires---comfort and adaptability. A lot of others don't.

if you do ... get one, I guess. Oh, wait ... . you sort of did....
08-18-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,699
Posted By Duke7777

I used to be very much into Ducati singles and...

I used to be very much into Ducati singles and had several, including a couple of Mach1's and Desmos. This is the only one I have left, A 1960 Elite that I restored from a pile of parts.
...
08-18-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,699
Posted By Nemosengineer

Beautiful Triumph, I also notice you have a Bates...

Beautiful Triumph, I also notice you have a Bates desert seat on it. In its day that was a competent and very rare model, a bit of history...
"1964 Triumph T100SC - The "Jack Pine" model, named...
08-17-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By marius.suiram

At least I know that it's not a scam. I will...

At least I know that it's not a scam.
I will order tires from another company, hoping that I'll get these ones before Christmas
08-16-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,699
Posted By Nemosengineer

This is my current C&V project. I have to admit...

This is my current C&V project. I have to admit crazy does not go away, my 72 Triumph vintage motocross racer for AHRMA Sportsman open twins. Pre-1974, unlimited displacement, over 60 age class....
08-15-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Canker

It doesn't matter. Just tube them.

It doesn't matter. Just tube them.
08-15-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, you had a manufacturing defect. OP had a...

Yep, you had a manufacturing defect. OP had a classic front end collision.
08-14-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By ShannonM

That frame is not rideable. By anyone, on any...

That frame is not rideable. By anyone, on any surface, for any distance.

I doubt that it's repairable. Calfee can do some magic with damaged carbon fiber, true, but I bet they'd pass on this one....
08-14-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By indyfabz

Could not get passed the first minute.

Could not get passed the first minute.
08-14-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By wolfchild

A very annoying video.

A very annoying video.
08-14-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By dsbrantjr

Try getting yourself a set of internal-cam...

Try getting yourself a set of internal-cam skewers, like Shimano and Campagnolo make, they will hold better than the exposed-cam type you have shown, and ensure that the coil springs have the narrow...
08-14-20, 02:16 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,699
Posted By randyjawa

Found, street restored and/or chopped a dozen or...

Found, street restored and/or chopped a dozen or more vintage motorcycles, over the years. Owned everything from a 1918 Cleveland Postal bike to a mid fifties Ariel Square Four. Eight or nine...
08-13-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,699
Posted By dedhed

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1493/triumph0001_a12679a6ff3134e60b20d3b0b00833ec7ec31a11.jpg
My 1973 Bonneville is waiting for me to retire and put it back on the road.
08-11-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,226
Posted By linberl

Max speed 80mph, 20 times more powerful than...

Max speed 80mph, 20 times more powerful than legal e-bikes in most of the U.S.
https://www.treehugger.com/simon-cowell-did-not-fall-off-an-e-bike-5074440
08-07-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,990
Posted By unterhausen

I have thought about going 1x, and I am pretty...

I have thought about going 1x, and I am pretty sure I could do it successfully. I just haven't gotten over the idea of a giant cassette to match my current 2x system
08-05-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,510
Posted By 79pmooney

I start exactly like you did in that first photo...

I start exactly like you did in that first photo except I run the tape in the opposite direction. That way the tape is running back across the top at the stem. Thin means my hands tend to tighten...
08-04-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,624
Posted By Rides4Beer

Sandals?? The thought would never even enter my...

Sandals?? The thought would never even enter my mind, but then again, I use SPD pedals.

Sand can be tough, I've had it yank my front wheel a few times and scare the crap out of me, but thankfully...
08-03-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,401
Posted By cb400

I would check hubs as well. Maybe also a quick ...

I would check hubs as well. Maybe also a quick check that the freehub is spinning as it should with no chain attached.
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