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04-06-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,342
Posted By 2old

All e-bikes are prohibited from every dirt off...

All e-bikes are prohibited from every dirt off road trail in Orange County, CA, except fire roads and OHV areas which are open to all vehicles, As you know, it's very difficult to look at e-bikes and...
04-05-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,801
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...
04-03-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By Troul

that is where the implication resides from my...

that is where the implication resides from my reading.
04-03-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By Troul

Junk that vehicle! because riding from the store...

Junk that vehicle! because riding from the store in a windy 85F degree moist heat with a 50lbs bag of dog food, 1 gallon of milk, dozen of extra large grade A eggs, some jars of pickles, a bag of...
03-25-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 869
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...
03-21-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 746
Posted By cxwrench

That tire? No difference.

That tire? No difference.
03-20-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By andychrist

Well if you do a conversion with a hub motor...

Well if you do a conversion with a hub motor rather than mid drive, chances are the wheel will only support disc calipers (regardless of what the vendor might claim). So if your bike is just set up...
03-19-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,136
Posted By tomato coupe

We don't need no stinkin' details.

We don't need no stinkin' details.
03-18-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,681
Posted By veganbikes

Class 2 is generally the least legal of all of...

Class 2 is generally the least legal of all of them. Keep your crappy moped thing off the bike paths we don't need throttles and never have and if we do get a dang motorcycle, Napoleon. Class 1 is up...
03-17-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,681
Posted By Leisesturm

Class 3 is not your problem. It's above both...

Class 3 is not your problem. It's above both yours and my pay grade to know why it exists. But, rest assured, it isn't going anywhere anytime soon. Correct me if I'm wrong but isn't this a thread...
03-15-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By hrdknox1

I have this one. I chose it because of the...

I have this one. I chose it because of the ratings, and it's everything the ratings claim it to be....
03-11-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,548
Posted By 70sSanO

I’ve been running 8 speed shifters when the 7...

I’ve been running 8 speed shifters when the 7 speed cassettes for years. The reason... vintage 8 speed trigger shifters are better than the old bowl type 7 speed shifters.

I have never had a less...
03-10-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,706
Posted By Gresp15C

The advantage of a new bike is you keep the old...

The advantage of a new bike is you keep the old bike and now you have two bikes. ;)
03-10-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,706
Posted By mstateglfr

Depends on what bike you are considering. A...

Depends on what bike you are considering.
A new $150 big box bike probably wont be a lot better.
A new $2500 road bike will probably be a lot better.

And as with everything, 'better' is...
03-09-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By alloo

I've riden both. I'd go with the Blix Aveny. More...

I've riden both. I'd go with the Blix Aveny. More features for the money, more accessories like baskets, racks, bags available. The Aveny is just more comfortable. The bike can be made a Class 3...
03-05-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,523
Posted By walnutz

cared enough to start a thread about it ;)

cared enough to start a thread about it ;)
03-04-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,319
Posted By Jarrettsin

If your looking to break your toes in a crash, go...

If your looking to break your toes in a crash, go right ahead.
03-04-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,138
Posted By D@vid

Re: cost to benefit, it depends. If you are (as...

Re: cost to benefit, it depends. If you are (as everybody seems to be assuming) replacing your 700c set then it's probably not worth it. But if you want to get a second wheelset to supplement your...
03-04-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 855
Posted By southpier

i have no idea what sti is, but i'm sure i'd get...

i have no idea what sti is, but i'm sure i'd get a chuckle if i did.

i absolutely love the bar enders, but my berthoud bag pushes the cables away so much they kink at the downtube cable stops....
03-03-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,914
Posted By dedhed

I find by the time I would load a bike up, take...

I find by the time I would load a bike up, take it to the shop, wait for it to get repaired, and return to pickup, I can usually just do it myself.

I'll farm out things that require expensive...
03-03-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,914
Posted By Amt0571

I do it myself. It's usually faster (and cheaper)...

I do it myself. It's usually faster (and cheaper) than bringing the bike to the LBS, and having to go back to pick it up a few days later.

Moreover, I've not found any LBS that is up to my...
03-02-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,001
Posted By pdlamb

I wonder if OP is a cyclist, or if he (or she)...

I wonder if OP is a cyclist, or if he (or she) just likes to stir the pot.

This is something akin to posting on an NRA site, "I saw on the news last night that someone was killed or injured when...
03-02-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,001
Posted By sloppy12

Look bro I was at mile 50 of a centrury the next...

Look bro I was at mile 50 of a centrury the next stop was ten miles from that bush. It was a now or never moment. I picked it up in one of them doggie bags and tied it to tree branch like everyone...
03-02-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,001
Posted By burnthesheep

1. It's a self righteousness thing that's a...

1. It's a self righteousness thing that's a plague in all areas these days, not just with bikes and cars. But life in general. Forgive the religious language, but it is fitting, it just reminds me...
02-27-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 991
Posted By KPREN

Grin's Simulator does allow for varying assist...

Grin's Simulator does allow for varying assist levels in two ways. First you can slide the throttle bar to adjust power and the second way is to put the throttle bar in automatic and adjust the...
02-20-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,235
Posted By KPREN

Good lord, I don't say that. If they say "it's...

Good lord, I don't say that. If they say "it's cheating" or "isn't that cheating" I say. "Well, you don't need to feel sorry for me on my account, I don't feel one damned bit cheated". That statement...
02-14-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,753
Posted By northernjeep

Heres the fattie, it uses a BBSHD 1000 watt mid...

Heres the fattie, it uses a BBSHD 1000 watt mid drive. I've been riding it for about 4 years now only thing that ever broke is one freehub.
https://i.postimg.cc/Twtcygvm/P1020708-1.jpg...
02-14-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,258
Posted By rubiksoval

Oh, another thread about disc brakes.

Oh, another thread about disc brakes.
01-28-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,344
Posted By Koyote

You seem very passionate about reflectors...Or...

You seem very passionate about reflectors...Or about "winning" internet arguments.

Either way, I'll bet you don't get invited to many parties.
01-27-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,344
Posted By AlmostTrick

Even in the case where pedals are not included,...

Even in the case where pedals are not included, the shop almost certainly has a box of cheap platform pedal takeoffs and would likely be happy to throw in a pair for the asking for anyone buying a...
01-21-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,878
Posted By mr_bill

For those who didn't watch, bottom line: ...

For those who didn't watch, bottom line:

Click-bait: A chipped e-bike may be wicked dangerous.
Also: Idiots may be wicked dangerous.

-mr. bill
01-16-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,501
Posted By veganbikes

For temporary use a water displacer is probably...

For temporary use a water displacer is probably OK but you will want to keep up with chain maintenance and lubrication. Personally I wouldn't use it unless it was their bike lube however if you are...
01-15-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,209
Posted By grizzly59

I learned to ride a bike after learning to ride a...

I learned to ride a bike after learning to ride a horse. Do not swing your leg over a horse's head. Well, I guess you could do it once ...
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...
01-15-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By Eric F

The sealant is going to to dry up over time, and...

The sealant is going to to dry up over time, and might not hold air the next time you need to use it. Personally, when I'm installing a tube out on a ride, I want high confidence that it's going to...
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, 03:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,045
Posted By rydabent

A question like that will give the weight weenies...

A question like that will give the weight weenies a heart attack. After a 3 hour ride if they have to pedal the weight of a kick stand, they will have to ride 1.48769765 seconds longer than if they...
12-29-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,890
Posted By Toadmeister

My very woke daughter tells me to NEVER assume...

My very woke daughter tells me to NEVER assume such things....
12-29-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,822
Posted By 10 Wheels

Two Wheels Riding leads to Crashing. I like the...

Two Wheels Riding leads to Crashing.
I like the Damage Pics. They are Part of Riding.
12-27-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,449
Posted By 10 Wheels

Would You Ride This ...

Would You Ride This
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/80_mph_7195b1e76de867f2945b4f6da1a0e93ea04f39e5.jpg
12-26-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,987
Posted By rsbob

Why don’t you post your first sentence on the...

Why don’t you post your first sentence on the mountain bike forum. Bet you will get some feedback.
12-26-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Koyote

Once you get the pedals off, be sure to lower the...

Once you get the pedals off, be sure to lower the saddle a bit for her, so that her feet can reach the ground while she is seated. And have her start learning to balance by riding on grass.

PS:...
12-25-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,139
Posted By Sy Reene

I've seen the rookie falls from failing to...

I've seen the rookie falls from failing to unclip, did it myself once. You're suggesting these falls occur with both feet still clipped in. Not that I've seen or experienced, typically the fall is...
12-25-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,139
Posted By one4smoke

But, if you're right foot down, you're generally...

But, if you're right foot down, you're generally going to fall on the side that you're still clipped into. Which would be the left into traffic.
12-24-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,233
Posted By icemilkcoffee

This is SRAM's 'Yaw' technology: ...

This is SRAM's 'Yaw' technology:
https://www.sram.com/en/sram/models/fd-frc-b1
The FD doesn't just move laterally across the 2 chain rings, it actually changes angle as it moves. When it moves from...
12-21-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,245
Posted By melville

I had people drafting me unexpectedly many times...

I had people drafting me unexpectedly many times when I lived in the city. I really didn't care for it, as I felt the responsibility of keeping some unknown rider informed about hazards was more of...
12-19-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By cxwrench

Any chance you could give less information?

Any chance you could give less information?
12-19-20, 12:03 PM
12-18-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,935
Posted By Danhedonia

Alamagordo is a rough town. But the museum there...

Alamagordo is a rough town. But the museum there is a treasure, and indeed there are some natural amazements. Personal preference is for montane / high desert so naturally I prefer the north, but...
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