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04-06-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 473
Posted By Joearch

Good Samaritan

Out for a ride this morning and 5 miles into the ride my rear tire went flat. Pulled off to the side of the Ballona Channel bike path and got started on the repair. I had the rear wheel off and had...
04-03-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 806
Posted By dsbrantjr

After you have applied Kroil or PB Blaster a...

After you have applied Kroil or PB Blaster a suggested, when you get the crank remover as tight as you dare, hit the end of the puller a sharp blow with a hand sledge, in line with the puller axis. ...
03-23-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,401
Posted By GlennR

Not sure how a professional can diagnose the...

Not sure how a professional can diagnose the problem any better than any non-professionals without seeing the bike in person.

Seems pretty cut and dry.... impact, wheel close to pedals, not going...
03-17-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By crowbike

Emergency presta adapter

Most are probably aware of this hack:
https://antranik.org/how-to-make-a-presta-valve-adapter-in-a-few-seconds/
03-17-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 868
Posted By tomato coupe

42

42
03-15-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 681
Posted By Eric F

Another option...Throw the cap in the trash. ...

Another option...Throw the cap in the trash. They aren't really necessary.
03-15-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,562
Posted By indyfabz

:popcorn

:popcorn
03-13-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 756
Posted By WhyFi

I understand that you were fishing for an...

I understand that you were fishing for an opportunity to be boastful, but that's neither helpful for nor putting a priority upon the needs of the OP, now is it?
03-09-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,573
Posted By jaxgtr

Preach it brother, preach it. I could care less...

Preach it brother, preach it. I could care less what people think. If I am comfortable, it is what I will wear.
03-02-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,001
Posted By Koyote

I regret even reading your original postÖ Iím...

I regret even reading your original postÖ Iím certainly not going to your blog to read more of your rant.
02-27-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 67,029
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in...

Taking a couple of the grand nieces for a ride in the park.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x540/big_dummy_at_algonquin_1_52ffea0a39b3659d2bbe62a6798fb480e10a9a46.jpg
Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 9,488
Views: 1,134,633
Posted By chewybrian

Making sure his blind little buddy gets down the...

Making sure his blind little buddy gets down the stairs OK

https://i.imgur.com/jagbwY7.gifv
02-24-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,440
Posted By Helldorado

On second inspection, it was not a glass shard at...

On second inspection, it was not a glass shard at all - it was plastic. Should I have removed it? Could it have been left in? Plastic will, eventually, wear down and degrade, yes? Maybe that was...
02-24-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,099
Posted By Reflector Guy

Bike? As in singular? Obviously, whatever...

Bike? As in singular?

Obviously, whatever they decide to bring, they should bring two of them. So the astronauts would have someone to wave at.
02-22-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Crankycrank

Here's one version. Mid-Foot Cycling...

Here's one version. Mid-Foot Cycling (mid-foot-cycling.com) (https://mid-foot-cycling.com/) This was a semi-popular thing a few years ago and some riders stuck with it. I found these not having to...
02-18-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,003
Posted By Reflector Guy

Like most people, I use both. Depends on what I...

Like most people, I use both. Depends on what I am doing.
02-17-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,795
Posted By indyfabz

$250/year on waxing. Well worth it.

$250/year on waxing. Well worth it.
02-03-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,387
Posted By tyrion

Are there matching shorts?

Are there matching shorts?
01-28-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,108
Posted By Koyote

I'm not a medical doctor, but perhaps you should...

I'm not a medical doctor, but perhaps you should visit one.
01-28-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By tyrion

Caltrans bike highway survey

https://d4bikehighwaystudy.org/

Caltrans Bay Area researching bike highways. I'm assuming (perhaps naively) that if a lot of people participate in the above survey is will indicate interest in the...
01-26-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,600
Posted By dredmondr

here's mine

Looks like you and I had the same plan! Here is the finished product. I like how it turned out.

If you want a parts list just LMK. I am happy to help. It was quite the journey :)
...
01-15-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,620
Posted By aggiegrads

Hex Key Brand Comparison (photo intensive)

Inspired by Eric F 's hex key question, I decided to take some good photos of various hex key tips to try and help me articulate why I prefer some keys over others. The tip really highlights the...
01-11-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By macd55

Thank you for the sage advice

Want to give a big thank you to all on this board that have shared their experiences and advice about what to do in case you have a crash. Saturday afternoon ride ended with me hitting the side of a...
01-07-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,123
Posted By '02 nrs

quill type/

if not enough metal for a clamp after trimming you can do a quill type post.American Classic,Suntour,Campy made them at 1 time.
...
01-04-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By dedhed

Internal Allen head? - Find the closest Torx bit...

Internal Allen head? - Find the closest Torx bit and pound it in there and unscrew it.
External hex head? - Vice grips or grinder/dremel and cut the head off.
01-02-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Hanger alignment has nothing to do with...

Hanger alignment has nothing to do with backpedaling. The chain will fall of the top of the cog when backpedaling. It doesn't matter how you align the RD or RD hanger, it's not going to change what...
12-30-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,667
Posted By Racing Dan

I forget about the isospeed. I believe its in...

I forget about the isospeed. I believe its in fact adjustable right out the box, by moving the insert, - see the link (takes forever to load, sorry) .. I think I would play around with the settings....
12-18-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,630
Posted By jhodgson

Will the COVID bike boom help us get cycling infrastructure in the US?

It's pretty great to see so many people on bikes. I'm pleased to have the feeling that shops are making a little money too.

But will this COVID boom be able to push us farther in terms of...
12-04-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By HarborBandS

After two trashed Ultegra hydro levers, a word of warning.

I am a former 1990s shop mechanic, and have successfully built up countless bikes over the past decades. But my current build was my first with hydraulic disc brakes.

I watched several YouTube...
11-18-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,015
Posted By mstateglfr

Shimano crank and 9sp shifting for $75 more? ...

Shimano crank and 9sp shifting for $75 more? Yeah, I would do that.

You mention compatibility being a reason to go with Claris and while that is certainly a good thought, I just cant imagine it...
11-15-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,396
Posted By zeeway

Proposed New Age Standard

So I turned 79 last week. and decided that I should ride 79...(wait for it)...minutes. So I did it, and it felt good. So how about it? Anyone up for an age/minutes standard that takes over when...
11-11-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,364
Posted By Wattsup

Only slightly off topic. This guy says his...

Only slightly off topic. This guy says his athletes are getting big improvements in VO2max. It's the first time I've heard of this type of training being used for this.
...
11-11-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,503
Posted By trailangel

Never leave a GF on the side of a trail by...

Never leave a GF on the side of a trail by herself.
11-09-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,006
Posted By Korina

Stop, get off the bike, and call 911. Duh! ...

Stop, get off the bike, and call 911. Duh!

Oh, and stay there to warn others until help arrives.
10-20-20, 03:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,172
Posted By amedias

If any of the devs are reading, It's being caused...

If any of the devs are reading, It's being caused by the HTML element below:



Its computed CSS has it rendering as 100% screen width, no defined height, and z-index of 999999 which means it's...
10-04-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,720
Posted By Random11

My first century

I rode my first century today--104 miles. I read Tomm Williams' thread on his century and I took the easy way out. Flat multi-use path, temperature in the 70s, and did four out-and-backs to total up...
09-25-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,321
Posted By peteyg

Just a follow up if it can help anyone in the...

Just a follow up if it can help anyone in the future.
NYC bike lawyer Daniel Flanzig a cyclist that protects cyclists. newyorkbikelawyer.com
Some home owners and rental insurance policies cover...
09-21-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,525
Posted By blakcloud

Josh from Sica recommends DK Sonic cleaners in...

Josh from Sica recommends DK Sonic cleaners in this video. video
He has links in the description to the models he prefers. Looks pretty good and I value his judgement.
09-09-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,924
Posted By sanmateoclimber

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

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Crab solidarity DiabloScott . These are interesting times...
09-09-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,924
Posted By DiabloScott

9am and it's still dark outside because of the...

9am and it's still dark outside because of the ash.

The hood of the DiabloMobile:
https://i.imgur.com/G4BXsRY.png
09-08-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,595
Posted By livedarklions

Did he wave?

Did he wave?
09-07-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By cxwrench

Did I hurt someone's feelings? I thought I was...

Did I hurt someone's feelings? I thought I was describing 'how to'.
1) Join a photo hosting site like
2) Upload photo(s)
3) Copy link from the photo you want to post
4) Click the 'upload'...
09-02-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By unterhausen

I said it should be its own forum, but I lost. ...

I said it should be its own forum, but I lost. Only the people that post in road ride trainers, apparently.
I'm always afraid I'm going to catch something when I go in there.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,149
Posted By GlennR

Is the waist very tight while the chest is ...

Is the waist very tight while the chest is very loose?
08-25-20, 04:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 612
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...
08-20-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,142
Posted By Mulberry20

but is there a really hot chick on the screen? 🤣🤣🤣

but is there a really hot chick on the screen? 🤣🤣🤣
08-20-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,142
Posted By topflightpro

This. Find a used Kurt Kinetic Road Machine...

This.

Find a used Kurt Kinetic Road Machine or CycleOps Fluid 2 trainer. They should cost about $100 at this point in good shape. There are lots of people getting rid of them since switching to a...
08-11-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By caloso

You could just say you don't know.

You could just say you don't know.
08-04-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Litespud

Use any derailleur you want - that's a pretty...

Use any derailleur you want - that's a pretty standard dropout/derailleur hanger (although why you'd want to use anything other than Campagnolo is beyond me :))
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