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10-24-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 910
Posted By T-Mar

Downtube shift levers should be positioned so...

Downtube shift levers should be positioned so that the inevitable paint chip caused by contact from the front brake's cable adjustment knob is obscured when the lever is all the forward and you're...
10-20-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,831
Posted By RobbieTunes

Marketing goes back a long way....

“This is a really super apple, Adam.”
10-20-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,243
Posted By Koyote

Seems like a good rationalization for riding a...

Seems like a good rationalization for riding a cheap-ass bike. Knock yourself out.
10-10-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,645
Posted By Rolla

The helmet is easy. Giro's $55 Isode MIPS is...

The helmet is easy. Giro's $55 Isode MIPS is inexpensive and has good technology behind it. They even took the sizing conundrum out of the equation.
Gloves -- you may never need them, but take a...
10-08-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 58,673
Views: 8,599,916
Posted By SurferRosa

File under "How not to sell a nice bike." ...

File under "How not to sell a nice bike."

And "Need a hybrid, but only got a tiny crit bike?"

​​​​​​And "Hideous pedals and saddles ... whatcha got?"
10-08-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 58,673
Views: 8,599,916
Posted By WGB

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I like the idea of...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

I like the idea of the "really cool chrome swing arm"
10-07-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 847
Posted By SurferRosa

For me, Brooks is way too thick and difficult to...

For me, Brooks is way too thick and difficult to wrap. For microfiber, Fizik checks all the boxes.
10-06-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,603
Posted By indyfabz

“We’re not going to make it, are we? People, I...

“We’re not going to make it, are we? People, I mean.”—John Connor
10-06-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,173
Posted By Skulking

You do you, but reality doesn't agree with your...

You do you, but reality doesn't agree with your risk analysis. Cyclist death from being involved in a collision with a motor vehicle were 854 in 2018 which is the most recent year I can find data...
10-05-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,691
Posted By HD3andMe

This makes no sense. Bike size...

This makes no sense.





Bike size has nothing to do with a bike being described as "long and low."
10-04-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,128
Posted By The Golden Boy

I've done way dumber.

I've done way dumber.
10-03-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By JW in AK

I bet your wah pedal isn't. ;)

I bet your wah pedal isn't. ;)
09-28-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,095
Posted By sheddle

I mentioned it earlier, but they're a shop I've...

I mentioned it earlier, but they're a shop I've dealt with multiple times over several years, and until now, every experience has been positive.

I could try to litigate when and why this happened...
09-28-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,095
Posted By sheddle

I'd like to thank everyone for the help- after...

I'd like to thank everyone for the help- after speaking with the shop again, I consider the issue resolved, and the shop has agreed to cover the repair costs.
09-26-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By Classtime

Get Dura Ace 7400 hubs and some Shiny TB-14 rims...

Get Dura Ace 7400 hubs and some Shiny TB-14 rims And have the shop build them. Fun stuff.
09-26-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By big chainring

First experience...off roading it

What an experience. Spent the afternoon riding trails in southern Wisconsin. The John Muir and Emma Carllin trails. Had no idea what to expect, and man was it challenging, intense riding. Even more...
09-26-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By bikemig

There are a lot of threads on this. The pandemic...

There are a lot of threads on this. The pandemic has convinced people it's time to get outdoors and get on a bike. Bikes are disappearing from stores. Supply chains have been disrupted by trade wars....
09-26-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 58,673
Views: 8,599,916
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Chrome lugs are so. damn. sexy. ...

Chrome lugs are so. damn. sexy.

https://boston.craigslist.org/sob/bik/d/kingston-vintage-70s-windsor/7203206559.htmlVintage 70's Windsor Competition Bicycle - $600 (Kingston,...
09-25-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,232
Posted By SurferRosa

Ad is complaining that he can no longer afford to...

Ad is complaining that he can no longer afford to flip bikes. The simple solution is to ride more. Worked for me this summer. I feel like I'm in the best shape I've been for the last decade or more....
09-25-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,224
Posted By rustystrings61

I keep coming back to this one, the '02 Mercian...

I keep coming back to this one, the '02 Mercian Vincitore custom road fixed-gear. After experimenting with different tires and a White Industries Dos Eno freewheel, I set it back up with 28 mm...
09-25-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,128
Posted By phughes

This is probably not the best place to look for...

This is probably not the best place to look for an attorney.
09-25-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,423
Posted By SurferRosa

Just shower with it each morning. Saves time,...

Just shower with it each morning. Saves time, and the two of you will surely grow closer.
09-24-20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,224
Posted By AustinFitz

This has been my favorite ride for several years...

This has been my favorite ride for several years now. It's a 1984 Centurion Elite GT 15 in "Super Metallic Bronze". I picked it up in rough shape for $50 and planned on cleaning it up to flip it, but...
09-24-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By nlerner

If that’s the clearance on a dry fit, i.e.,...

If that’s the clearance on a dry fit, i.e., without tightening the crank bolt, you’re too tight. If the bolt is already cranked down, I could live with that just fine.
09-24-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,224
Posted By P!N20

You mean, you have a favorite, but you don't tell...

You mean, you have a favorite, but you don't tell anyone. :p
09-24-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,499
Posted By Wileyone

Oh my God guys, just go ride your bikes

Oh my God guys, just go ride your bikes
09-24-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,224
Posted By embankmentlb

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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My current favorite. 3Rensho aerodynamics with 6400.
09-24-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By indyfabz

Just wait until he finds out they are...

Just wait until he finds out they are counterfeit. :innocent:
09-24-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,499
Posted By livedarklions

You're Off-topic--we're discussing the proper...

You're Off-topic--we're discussing the proper tool for beating dead horses.
09-23-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,054
Posted By FiftySix

Southeast Texas here. Fall means the next 8...

Southeast Texas here. Fall means the next 8 months of riding are going to be fantastic! :speedy:
09-23-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,499
Posted By indyfabz

Didn’t we just do this a couple of months ago! ...

Didn’t we just do this a couple of months ago!

Why, yes we did:

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1197795-no-mainstream-love-steel.html
09-23-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,841
Posted By conspiratemus1

Believe it or not, theadlocker was one of those...

Believe it or not, theadlocker was one of those great American products that was not available in Canada before the first free-trade agreement in 1988. Before that we used congealed maple syrup and...
09-23-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,164
Posted By Murray Missile

Nostalgia vs. reality.

When I was a kid back in 1963 I got a shiny red Murray Missile for my 8th birthday and I have many great memories of that bike. Hence my choice of user name. I have long thought it would be great...
09-22-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,400
Posted By sheddle

It's getting more and more italicized. Experts...

It's getting more and more italicized. Experts believe that by 2050 the Dura Ace logo will be an infinitely long straight line.
09-19-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,505
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

She rides any damn bike she wants to, punk.

She rides any damn bike she wants to, punk.
09-19-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 58,673
Views: 8,599,916
Posted By RichSPK

Boy, that grip shift looks weird! But he keeps...

Boy, that grip shift looks weird! But he keeps it plugged in, so it should be fully charged and ready to ride when someone buys it.
09-19-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By Doug64

My son rode back home using a $5 bill as a tire...

My son rode back home using a $5 bill as a tire boot. I taught him this trick about 20 years ago with a $1 bill. He said it was inflation:)...
09-19-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 627
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

I think 3 is generally good: one you love, one...

I think 3 is generally good: one you love, one you like, and one you abuse.
09-18-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

6 month streak broken

It was raining this morning, and the air quality was such that there was some air to breathe, so I got on the bike for the first time in a week.

As I pedaled away from the Palazzo, I thought back...
09-17-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 141,338
Posted By malcala622

buddy brought this one over to my house. 25 year...

buddy brought this one over to my house. 25 year wall hanger.https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x948/20200915_181824_5458bab74eb709dd31a1187e6f1109e3602551bd.jpg...
09-17-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 58,673
Views: 8,599,916
Posted By Unca_Sam

This bike is trying so hard to be celeste. It's...

This bike is trying so hard to be celeste. It's like it needs a heart to heart to let it know that we love it just the same, no matter what color it was painted.
09-16-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By DorkDisk

30 years of being a bike dork

30 years of being a bike dork
09-15-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,044
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...people laugh at me when they see the milk...

.
...people laugh at me when they see the milk crate full of old seat posts, (in common and uncommon diameters,) I collected over the years buying them at the bike co-op. Now I'm RICH !! RICH I tell...
09-13-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 656,588
Posted By GreenNeedle

A couple of more pics it wouldn't let me upload....

A couple of more pics it wouldn't let me upload. lol:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0008_26aacef4262c5458261ccc0033f97c052ce66641.jpg
View from the rear...
09-09-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,259
Posted By AlmostTrick

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

[Self Appointed thread police] Wrong forum, this belongs in training and nutrition.
09-06-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,330
Posted By jamesdak

Life needs more Bloom County nowdays!

Life needs more Bloom County nowdays!
09-05-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,001
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

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09-05-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,330
Posted By clubman

This is 4 minutes I won't get back. Make that...

This is 4 minutes I won't get back. Make that 4:10. Let's ride!
09-04-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,630
Posted By tomato coupe

I think you paid $12 for a $12 jersey.

I think you paid $12 for a $12 jersey.
09-04-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,681
Posted By davester

"RULE #49...

"RULE #49 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=49) : Keep the rubber side down.It is completely unacceptable to intentionally turn one’s steed upside down for any reason...
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