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Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11,433
Views: 164,032
Posted By Bah Humbug

Such hipster cred you'll have.

Such hipster cred you'll have.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11,433
Views: 164,032
Posted By MoAlpha

The Saturn of bikes.

The Saturn of bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11,433
Views: 164,032
Posted By abshipp

​ She's good at that :lol: ...


She's good at that :lol:

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03-29-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By Paul Barnard

I am going with staintanium.

I am going with staintanium.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By Riveting

So close, but it really needs a black chain,...

So close, but it really needs a black chain, black cassette, and those rim decals removed to be properly murdered out.
03-29-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By 2cam16

Exactly what I told the OP in another thread...

Exactly what I told the OP in another thread about his bike: cheap bike, no Ti will be spec'ed on that bike.
I guess he just wants to believe it's Ti so lets all just play along. :p:lol::foo:
03-29-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By coffeesnob

post 8 more messages

post 8 more messages
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11,433
Views: 164,032
Posted By Heathpack

Beauty of a morning. ...

Beauty of a morning.



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03-29-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 777
Posted By livedarklions

More to the point, you probably can't ride on a...

More to the point, you probably can't ride on a path at all, even solo. The math calculation is ridiculous, the odds of you precisely going through the cloud of exhaled air to inhale it at even a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11,433
Views: 164,032
Posted By sbxx1985

To spread some cheer. ...

To spread some cheer.


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03-29-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By 79pmooney

If you really want to know, do a simple...

If you really want to know, do a simple calculation. Take the bar off the bike. Measure its length, diameter at the end and the thickness at the end. Weigh it. Calculate the volume of the metal....
03-29-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By Happy Feet

Next up: Are the pedals plastic or resin? ...

Next up: Are the pedals plastic or resin?

Other exciting questions include: Are these original decals? What lube is on the chain? Who makes these brake pads...

Guess now. The answers will be...
03-29-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By Brocephus

Titanium or stainless steel? Oops, I thought...

Titanium or stainless steel?
Oops, I thought this was gonna be another helmet thread ! :lol:
03-29-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By curbtender

I can't find any spec info, but most of the entry...

I can't find any spec info, but most of the entry level bikes would be aluminum alloy. You in Australia? Anyway, titanium and stainless would be a darker grey.
03-29-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By njkayaker

Yeah, the large downtube makes that more clear. ...

Yeah, the large downtube makes that more clear.


Then, getting the answer now doesn't matter. It would have made more sense to wait until you were able to provide useful photos.

The photos you...
03-29-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By Sy Reene

so.. is it a brushed finish, or really shiny? If...

so.. is it a brushed finish, or really shiny? If it's brushed, why is it more shiny than brushed alloy?
certainly all sorts of brushed finishes out there, even brushed chrome, eg. take a look at...
03-29-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By dedhed

Any of the metals being discussed here can be...

Any of the metals being discussed here can be polished to a high shine.
That shine can be preserved with a coat of clear coat.

Until someone can actually put hands on, or a very good clear...
03-29-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By mstateglfr

That bike would not have been spec'd with a...

That bike would not have been spec'd with a titanium or SS handlebar.
And nobody in their right mind would add one of those to the bike after the fact. And really nobody would do this while...
03-29-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By njkayaker

It's not a particularly expensive bike. The frame...

It's not a particularly expensive bike. The frame looks like it's steel.

The handlebar is not titanium.

Why, if you have question about the handlebar, didn't you post a close up of the...
03-29-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By BlazingPedals

OP is asking as if we're all metallurgists and...

OP is asking as if we're all metallurgists and have direct access to his handlebars to test them. It's an entry-level bike; I'd be amazed if anyone splurged for anything more expensive than aluminum....
03-29-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By alo

It looks nice. It is strong. It won't...

It looks nice.

It is strong.

It won't go rusty.
03-29-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By Wileyrat

My guess is wire brushed alloy, either factory,...

My guess is wire brushed alloy, either factory, or in all likelihood home done to hide scratches. I really doubt anyone would put ti bars on that stem.

And about that welded stem. I lift a bit and...
03-29-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By delbiker1

I do not believe anyone would put stainless steel...

I do not believe anyone would put stainless steel or titanium handlebars on that bike. It would be senseless. I think they are probable aluminum, maybe a low grade steel alloy. What does it matter,...
03-29-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By Trakhak

Remove the plugs and look at the end of the bar....

Remove the plugs and look at the end of the bar. Thick wall = aluminum; thin wall = steel.
03-29-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,157
Posted By dedhed

That's not a bike that would normally have a Ti...

That's not a bike that would normally have a Ti or SS anything on it.
Forum: Foo
03-28-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 693
Posted By FiftySix

And toilet paper storage . . . :lol:

And toilet paper storage . . .

:lol:
Forum: Foo
03-28-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 693
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Washington ...

Washington

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11,433
Views: 164,032
Posted By LAJ

I'm still trying to decide what to wear to the...

I'm still trying to decide what to wear to the living room.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 868
Posted By MoAlpha

Hurts less (I hear) unless you fall down.

Hurts less (I hear) unless you fall down.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 868
Posted By CAT7RDR

You can go fast like an e-bike except you get the...

You can go fast like an e-bike except you get the added benefit of exercise.
03-28-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 777
Posted By Phil_gretz

^ this. /close thread

^ this. /close thread
03-28-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 777
Posted By wolfchild

Forget about trying to calculate wind dynamics...

Forget about trying to calculate wind dynamics and speed and how it effects germ dispersal...Just do yourself and everyone else a favour and ride solo, until this virus thing has been stabilized and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11,433
Views: 164,032
Posted By Heathpack

I read a very scary description yesterday from a...

I read a very scary description yesterday from a New Orleans ER doc about COVID19- how the cases unfold medically, what happens logicistically to the hospital involved. It’s a nasty viscous...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 868
Posted By MoAlpha

It's like having an F-35 Lightning II under your...

It's like having an F-35 Lightning II under your carport, instead of a Kia. Don't get one unless you're ready.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 11,433
Views: 164,032
Posted By datlas

The one member of the household who is loving the...

The one member of the household who is loving the shelter at home order is Jackie. She is getting much more attention than ever.

...
Forum: Touring
03-27-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By Brian25

Your best bet is to give your L.B.S. a call. ...

Your best bet is to give your L.B.S. a call. Some of the pricing is going to be dependent on what level parts you would want them to build it up with. Outside of a group set there are other...
03-27-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 508
Posted By MRT2

If you are looking to upgrade, I would suggest...

If you are looking to upgrade, I would suggest you skip 7 speed and go right to 8 speed. If you had a 20 or 25 year old 7 speed in good shape, I would say to ride it, but these days, even most entry...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11,433
Views: 164,032
Posted By rjones28

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Grdev5ktOGw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Grdev5ktOGw
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11,433
Views: 164,032
Posted By BillyD

Family forum.

Family forum.
03-26-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By Doug64

It dpends where you are. ...

It dpends where you are.

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03-26-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,193
Posted By Retro Grouch

Sometimes the best response is no response.

Sometimes the best response is no response.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11,433
Views: 164,032
Posted By WhyFi

In an address yesterday, our Gov said they were...

In an address yesterday, our Gov said they were buying time with our lockdown so that temp facilities could set up in stadiums, etc. Fortunately, MN has Medtronic, 3M and Honeywell, among others,...
03-26-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 846
Posted By hillyman

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worked for the real pros
03-26-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 846
Posted By Clyde1820

For basic thirst, as in hydration, for me it's...

For basic thirst, as in hydration, for me it's water.

If replenishing beyond that, I'll do water + electrolytes, honey, lime juice, possibly proteins to aid in recovery.
03-26-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By Phil_gretz

Mine is Now Closed

And they're very responsible in their approach to things. I have a touring bike there that's having its bottom bracket threads chased. I wonder when I'll see that bike again. Weeks? I wish them...
03-26-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By JanMM

Nope, there are no appropriate BF subforums for...

Nope, there are no appropriate BF subforums for discussions of electric scooters/motorcycles/whatever such as what you now have. Except maybe Foo?
03-26-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 472
Posted By dedhed

If it was a viable option it would be common.

If it was a viable option it would be common.
03-26-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 472
Posted By TakingMyTime

One downside would be that the LBS would have to...

One downside would be that the LBS would have to invest in an additional tool since you can't rent out your only one in the shop and then have someone come in and ask for an in-shop repair. It would...
03-26-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By Phil_gretz

Sigh... Cheez - you're likely suffering the...

Sigh...

Cheez - you're likely suffering the aftereffects of some psychological trauma, leading you to self justify through delusions. Theologically looking at what you've written, you were...
03-26-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By FlMTNdude

Sounds like a lot of internal mental reasoning to...

Sounds like a lot of internal mental reasoning to justify a purchase. Did i get on the wrong forum today? H E double hockey sticks, if g-d told you to do it, then why are you asking us here?
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