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04-10-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 497
Posted By indyfabz

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-05...

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-05/why-ikea-recalled-its-sladda-bikes
04-08-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 540
Posted By HillRider

Absolutely, the whole is almost always cheaper...

Absolutely, the whole is almost always cheaper than the sum of its parts. I've also built several bikes up from bare frames but either got a great deal on a complete "build kit" or transferred most...
04-07-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,708
Posted By GlennR

Get a e-bike. BTW, CAT6 is good for 1000mb...

Get a e-bike.

BTW, CAT6 is good for 1000mb speed.
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41yTPKLnANL._AC_SY1000_.jpg
04-06-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,708
Posted By indyfabz

How ironic considering the thread topic.

How ironic considering the thread topic.
04-03-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 648
Posted By Crankycrank

Gel Nail Polish 101: Everything You Need to Know...

Gel Nail Polish 101: Everything You Need to Know About Gel Manicures | Teen Vogue (https://www.teenvogue.com/story/gel-manicures) You just need to decide if this is for evening events or a daytime...
04-01-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,635
Posted By shelbyfv

When you build these basic cycles, cost could be...

When you build these basic cycles, cost could be significantly reduced by specifying only one wheel.
04-01-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 777
Posted By oldbobcat

Any part named "Metropolis" should never go on a...

Any part named "Metropolis" should never go on a Colnago anyway.
03-31-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,407
Posted By cxwrench

Careful Juan...the mods don't like when we point...

Careful Juan...the mods don't like when we point out the obvious truth.
03-31-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,046
Posted By DMC707

Dont put mediocre parts on a Yeti. Its not a...

Dont put mediocre parts on a Yeti. Its not a Rockhopper. The Rockhopper 29’er may very well outperform the old Yeti due to wheel size, but it will never be a Yeti.

Recommendations on this...
03-30-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,060
Posted By CAT7RDR

And to think I first thought this thread was...

And to think I first thought this thread was about the % of BF members that had college degrees? :foo:
03-29-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,148
Posted By Koyote

I'm no physicist, but I think heavier bikes are...

I'm no physicist, but I think heavier bikes are faster going downhill...
03-23-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Crankycrank

Here's a video on how to take apart a cartridge...

Here's a video on how to take apart a cartridge square taper BB although yours may be slightly different. Sealed Cartridge Bottom Bracket Disassembly/Assembly - YouTube
03-23-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,307
Posted By rydabent

As many have posted before if you have a...

As many have posted before if you have a triple------------small ring is for going up hill-----------center ring is for most riding--------------Big ring is for down hill with the wind. Pick your...
03-23-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,471
Posted By alcjphil

OP doesn't seem to understand that changing the...

OP doesn't seem to understand that changing the freewheel won't change the OLD of the hub
03-23-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 863
Posted By tomato coupe

Here's what we did when my wife was looking for a...

Here's what we did when my wife was looking for a new bike:
1. Lightweight road bike frame that can handle moderately wide (32mm) tires.
2. Electronic groupset to make shifting easy.
3. Two-sided...
03-22-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By prj71

Spend an extra $50 and get the Talon which has...

Spend an extra $50 and get the Talon which has disc brakes.
03-20-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 700
Posted By shelbyfv

Only one camp is correct.:rolleyes:

Only one camp is correct.:rolleyes:
03-18-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By HillRider

Stack height would be an issue if you have a...

Stack height would be an issue if you have a steerer cut so short that it just reaches 3 mm or so below the top of the stem clamp with no spacers. Otherwise stack heights for threadless headsets...
03-18-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 934
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

There is no one answer to this question. There is...

There is no one answer to this question. There is no industry accepted/standard "tune up". Every bike has it's own issues and areas of greater or lesser needs. Yesterday's work showed this quite...
03-16-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,424
Posted By ClydeClydeson

He rides to complete exhaustion, then comes to a...

He rides to complete exhaustion, then comes to a stop and simply leans slightly to the left for a rest.
03-15-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,552
Posted By Koyote

In my experience, one broken spoke slows me down...

In my experience, one broken spoke slows me down much more than four extra spokes.
03-13-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,548
Posted By Kapusta

I have run 7 sp cassettes with 8 speed shifters...

I have run 7 sp cassettes with 8 speed shifters on two bikes. One still in service. Works fine. I set it up so that 1-7 all match up and shifting into 8 just makes the cable go slack. But the other...
03-11-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By canklecat

The trick to friction shifting from a smaller...

The trick to friction shifting from a smaller rear cog to larger cog is to ease off pedaling pressure for just a moment while shifting. Feel for the slight resistance as the chain encounters the side...
03-11-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,051
Posted By mstateglfr

Buy a motorcycle.

Buy a motorcycle.
03-11-21, 03:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By Amt0571

This is an id360 hub. I have one on my road bike...

This is an id360 hub. I have one on my road bike and have disassembled it several times.

This hub freehub body is only held together by pressure. If you pull the cassette, or the freehub body with...
03-10-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 967
Posted By Troul

Those signs are in place, & ignored. Some people...

Those signs are in place, & ignored. Some people do not associate E to a motorized vehicle.
03-10-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 967
Posted By indyfabz

Are you trying to harass me or did you not read...

Are you trying to harass me or did you not read this portion of the OP to which my comment was directed?:

"but cities need to look into old bicycle infrastructure and make changes to include the...
03-10-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,523
Posted By Germany_chris

Some folks like to quantify and those folks...

Some folks like to quantify and those folks always have the coolest spreadsheets, I like those people I just don't want to be one.
03-09-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By cbrstar

When you look at your chart the same Shimano...

When you look at your chart the same Shimano part# shows up for


HB-C201

HB-3300 Sora

HB-2200

HB-A416/410 (RSX) - old
03-08-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,914
Posted By Troul

true, but that mechanic likes to throw wrenches. ...

true, but that mechanic likes to throw wrenches. it could get dangerous.
03-08-21, 03:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By Trevtassie

Hmmm, last time I hit my hand with a hammer, it...

Hmmm, last time I hit my hand with a hammer, it really hurt. Wonder what will happen this time, dang, ouch f... me that hurt.
If there's one thing I've figured out with backs, if something hurt my...
03-07-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 777
Posted By Paul Barnard

I am best categorized as an asstrovert.

I am best categorized as an asstrovert.
03-03-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,982
Posted By Troul

NEVER give up the folded warm & crispy...

NEVER give up the folded warm & crispy tortilla!
03-02-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,878
Posted By Kapusta

Oops, never mind. I misunderstood which post you...

Oops, never mind. I misunderstood which post you were responding to.

My bad.
03-02-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I didn't say 2mm I said 2cm. BTW referring to a...

I didn't say 2mm I said 2cm. BTW referring to a dimension with a non specific term like "spacer" can be cause of confusion. The reasons to place spacers below the stem is only that of fitting the...
03-02-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,878
Posted By prj71

Once price and weight issues are solved, this or...

Once price and weight issues are solved, this or something similar will be the future...

https://pinion.eu/en/

https://www.cyclingabout.com/tour-with-a-pinion-gearbox/
...
03-01-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,052
Posted By big john

A dropper seatpost. You push a lever on the...

A dropper seatpost. You push a lever on the handle bar and the seat will lower. They can be had in different lengths. The one I have drops 125mm, almost 5 inches. If you love your bike and want to...
02-27-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 750
Posted By Kapusta

That would be fine if you don't have a 3D printer.

That would be fine if you don't have a 3D printer.
02-24-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,577
Posted By indyfabz

But it can make things easier. In 2012 I crashed...

But it can make things easier. In 2012 I crashed and had to be transported to a hospital out of state. I didnít have my insurance card so I got billed directly. Turned out that the hospitalís...
02-24-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,306
Posted By phughes

And right after that, I would give up riding...

And right after that, I would give up riding recumbent trikes for $10.
02-21-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,108
Posted By 79pmooney

An awful lot of opinionated posts here! I...

An awful lot of opinionated posts here!

I ride drop bars exclusively, Do half my riding on fix gears, all with regular, good brakes, levers and hoods. I have extension levers set up on one...
02-20-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By retrodude

I would so love to get my hands on some M900 kit....

I would so love to get my hands on some M900 kit. So expensive to buy now. The 7401 used I picked up on CL for $20 and then went to work polishing. I do have an M900 crankset I found for sale at $10...
02-20-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 903
Posted By tomato coupe

No, that's a flopped stem.

No, that's a flopped stem.
02-20-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By DorkDisk

I recently did it on a 93 Stumpjumper. 7sp...

I recently did it on a 93 Stumpjumper. 7sp freehub to 8sp freehub, 11-30 cassette, microshift shifters and XT crank for a 2x10. I also have a 2x10 index system on another bike, and generally have...
02-20-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,021
Posted By Hiro11

First: the title of this thread is misleading....

First: the title of this thread is misleading. He's not saying "forget upgrading, go buy a new bike", he is saying "spend more upfront to get a better bike, it's worth it". These are two different...
02-19-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By DMC707

naaaah i was a NORBA expert BITD i was...

naaaah

i was a NORBA expert BITD

i was running a paramount 70 series frameset, 8 speed Sachs 12-26 freewheel on an American Classic wheelset with a short cage 105 derailleur and Gripshift. No...
02-19-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,108
Posted By mack_turtle

If you cannot use the "drop" part of a drop bar,...

If you cannot use the "drop" part of a drop bar, you should be able to ride from on top of the hoods on most bikes made in the past 25 years or so. Most people with drop-bar equipped bikes don't...
02-19-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,778
Posted By Trakhak

For those who continue to offer hold-my-beer tips...

For those who continue to offer hold-my-beer tips after niswanger had already agreed with the idea of redirecting his refurbishing efforts where they would actually do some good: please don't attempt...
02-19-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 859
Posted By Phil_gretz

I will answer "no" without clicking on the poll. ...

I will answer "no" without clicking on the poll. Win.
02-17-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,258
Posted By travbikeman

Past 6 years since I've joined the Bike Forums,...

Past 6 years since I've joined the Bike Forums, could always tell we are in middle of winter. Not by looking out the window, or seeing my bike on the trainer, but by the same arguments over every...
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