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07-15-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 637
Posted By Digger Goreman

Ignorance is bliss, and I'm a happy man!

Ignorance is bliss, and I'm a happy man!
07-11-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By TimothyH

There should be no carbon fiber dust. The...

There should be no carbon fiber dust.

The only dust should be from sanding resin.

If the part is sanded to the point where carbon fibers are being turned into dust then the part is ruined.

...
07-10-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,628
Posted By livedarklions

The easiest mistake to make is to assume because...

The easiest mistake to make is to assume because you work out a bit, you can also eat a bit more. It's going to depend on how much you exercise generally and how you balance your calories. Probably...
07-09-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By tkamd73

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Yeah, I tried their tape, didnít like the C logo...
Forum: Fatbikes
07-08-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By prj71

What's a front derailleur?

What's a front derailleur?
07-08-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,728
Posted By Last ride 76

. I donít use a case, never have. I will say that...

. I donít use a case, never have. I will say that my current phone (iPhone 7 plus) has proved incredibly robust and it literally has the scratches and even road rash to prove it, and not A single...
07-06-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,728
Posted By jamesdak

You don't need protection if you don't text and...

You don't need protection if you don't text and ride at the same time. Sorta like don't text and drive.
07-06-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,728
Posted By spelger

How well is your phone protected?

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Consider this an endorsement for Otterbox...while out riding on July 4 on one of...
07-06-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By Kevin R

Guess i should clarify I don't bathe the bike in...

Guess i should clarify I don't bathe the bike in WD40.....just enough on a rag to get any road grime, oil etc removed.

The WD40 therefore does not remain in a wet finish......never had issues with...
07-06-19, 02:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,964
Posted By berner

Hey! It's this or chain lube. You have a choice....

Hey! It's this or chain lube. You have a choice. Choose wisely.
07-05-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,851
Posted By gringomojado

Major difference is price. Do it yourself, if you...

Major difference is price. Do it yourself, if you can write this post, you can tape. If you pay to get it done and it gets messed up, you get angry, DIY and you learn from the results.
Do you have a...
07-05-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,964
Posted By BobbyG

That's the word on the street. ...

That's the word on the street.
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07-01-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,358
Posted By delbiker1

Nothing set. I take a break when: I am hungry, I...

Nothing set. I take a break when: I am hungry, I want to take a picture, want to look at something, I just feel like it.
07-01-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,588
Posted By noglider

1. You are doing it wrong. 2. You should get...

1. You are doing it wrong.
2. You should get better patches and glue.
3. No, patches can last indefinitely.

Let the glue dry! Err on the side of too long. I once forgot I was in the middle of...
07-01-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,588
Posted By Iride01

At less than five dollars a tube, I just replace...

At less than five dollars a tube, I just replace the tube.

But yes, you are doing something wrong. What are you doing? Then maybe someone can tell you what you lack. Cleaning, scuffing,...
07-01-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 798
Posted By livedarklions

I think as long as we don't talk about dogs,...

I think as long as we don't talk about dogs, we're cool.

I've never hit my head falling or flying off a bike, but the branch thing is almost unavoidable if you ride enough trail miles or anywhere...
06-30-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,400
Posted By katsup

The one with the easiest lock or in the least...

The one with the easiest lock or in the least public spot.
06-28-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,226
Posted By tyrion

FWIW I talked to a woman recently who...

FWIW I talked to a woman recently who wheel-locked her bike to go into the 7-11, kept the bike within her sight when she was in the store, and watched a guy on a bike swoop in and shoulder her bike...
06-28-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,879
Posted By noimagination

If you're riding a fat bike and you're worrying...

If you're riding a fat bike and you're worrying about speed, you're doing it wrong.
06-26-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,478
Posted By TiHabanero

" Fishing is so clearly associated with the goal...

" Fishing is so clearly associated with the goal of catching fish"

Had I only known this when I was an avid fisherman, I might have caught more fish than shuteye!
06-26-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,478
Posted By dmanthree

I'm shocked, yes shocked to learn that an...

I'm shocked, yes shocked to learn that an internet photo/meme isn't true. My life has changed forever.
06-26-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,478
Posted By TimothyH

Thoreau never said that. He died in 1862....

Thoreau never said that.

He died in 1862. The Velocipede (Boneshaker) wasn't introduced until the next year and the high-wheeler until a decade later. The safety bicycle was introduced in the...
06-26-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,478
Posted By Ck333

I can relate, anyone else?

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Forum: Fatbikes
06-26-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,424
Posted By Just Mark

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Last weekend was my first go in the sand with the Fatboy. Man, I...
06-26-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,894
Posted By boozergut

And now Ebikes.

And now Ebikes.
06-25-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,847
Posted By Troul

when you went there for your items, of all the...

when you went there for your items, of all the things you ended up with, how many of those items we not initially on the "to get" list?




Product movement is purposed for moving unexpected...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-24-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By rangie

Time to go 1x. The Lou is a big tire. Not...

Time to go 1x.

The Lou is a big tire. Not many bikes are going to handle a tire that size and a front mech.

Early fatboys were 177mm rear?
06-23-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,430
Posted By Jonah305

Going from clipless to flat pedals

I've recently started to ride with flat pedals on all my bikes - road, gravel, vintage, etc. - and discovered that because I'm much more confident not being clipped in, I end up enjoying my rides a...
06-20-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,949
Posted By LansingWes

Have you considered bike taxidermy?...

Have you considered bike taxidermy? https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x500/fjolil2hs4vr2cx_large_4e35e1c7ee22533bff326d650f28cb76aea3f58f.jpg
06-19-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,847
Posted By Brocephus

It kinda brings to mind that annoying hustle the...

It kinda brings to mind that annoying hustle the grocery stores pull, when they periodically move everything from where you'd gotten used to it being, to force you to wander down every aisle in the...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-18-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,767
Posted By Carl J

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06-17-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,057
Posted By UniChris

How else would you launch the strobe-seeking...

How else would you launch the strobe-seeking missiles?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,356
Posted By seau grateau

Meh, I wouldn't mind dropping some grams but an...

Meh, I wouldn't mind dropping some grams but an aero bike is the last thing I'd want in my stable.
06-17-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,106
Posted By Paul Barnard

There are some flashers that are so bright that...

There are some flashers that are so bright that on a narrow path if I am looking ahead as I should be, then they are uncomfortably bright. Bright to the point it affects my vision. It's simply not...
06-17-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,233
Posted By JasonD67

I've just run mine through the dishwasher. Been...

I've just run mine through the dishwasher. Been doing it for decades now, and they come out like new.
06-15-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,672
Posted By jamesdak

I just wonder if anyone's seen another one of...

I just wonder if anyone's seen another one of these?

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Replies: 23
Views: 3,079
Posted By Richard Cranium

You don't say enough about yourself for me to...

You don't say enough about yourself for me to form much of an opinion about your chances for success. Many cyclists can ride great distances - but to do 360 miles "solo" - and without support or...
06-14-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,672
Posted By Brocephus

"Headbadges? We don't need no stinking headbadges...

"Headbadges? We don't need no stinking headbadges !"
:roflmao:
06-07-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,226
Posted By DropBarFan

Electric would seem to be eco but I think most...

Electric would seem to be eco but I think most Tesla owners (esp S & X) have 1 or 2 other vehicles so one has to consider the energy/pollution used to make an additional vehicle. In re the bike...
06-07-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,226
Posted By Rajflyboy

There is something I just do not like about...

There is something I just do not like about Tesla. :foo:
06-07-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,672
Posted By mstateglfr

Having his initials into ornate head tube lugs is...

Having his initials into ornate head tube lugs is effectively a badge. But if he rested well thinking he put his energy into the frame, then cool.
06-06-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,226
Posted By DropBarFan

Weird coincidence, tonite a neighbor mentioned he...

Weird coincidence, tonite a neighbor mentioned he was getting a Tesla 3 delivered soon, I told him about the Seasucker issue, just for fun 'cause he doesn't cycle anyway.
06-06-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,672
Posted By Hiro11

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06-06-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,672
Posted By DHPflaumer

I'm pretty happy with this one, to be honest. ...

I'm pretty happy with this one, to be honest.

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06-06-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,672
Posted By clengman

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I'd love to get one of these. Anyone recognize it?
06-06-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,672
Posted By Noctilux.95

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Bianchi!
06-04-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,226
Posted By livedarklions

If you say so. I didn't have any problem...

If you say so. I didn't have any problem understanding what he meant.

Most rear windows are tempered, this one is laminated wasn't exactly a hard concept. I have no idea why you read it to mean...
06-03-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,595
Posted By Fahrenheit531

So much for my "Which Chain Lube Makes the Most...

So much for my "Which Chain Lube Makes the Most Effective Suntan Lotion?" thread.
:notamused:
06-03-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,595
Posted By alcjphil

Please, which chain lube are you asking about?...

Please, which chain lube are you asking about? Don't leave us in suspense. Vague references to unknown products that may or may not be hazardous are not useful information
05-30-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,344
Posted By Slightspeed

Luckiest flat ever. We had a ride regroup at a...

Luckiest flat ever. We had a ride regroup at a fire station that had one of those bike repair stations that have popped up in Ventura (CA) County. Just steps away was a kiosk with built in floor...
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