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03-28-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4,671
Views: 505,712
Posted By Scrodzilla

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03-26-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By spelger

Totally Aero

Riding on bricks must be hard...up hill...

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03-25-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By squirtdad

it ts the wax carmelizing like onions :)

it ts the wax carmelizing like onions :)
03-25-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Scrodzilla

Yes. Any 144 bcd track chainring can be used...

Yes.

Any 144 bcd track chainring can be used on 7600 crank arms.
03-25-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,467
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

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Forum: Touring
03-25-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By CliffordK

I agree, it might not be a problem if one is 100%...

I agree, it might not be a problem if one is 100% self-supporting. Bring 100% of the food one needs for the 2/3 day out and back ride. Is one riding from the doorstep, park & ride, or planning on...
03-24-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By rseeker

Not the screwdriver!

Not the screwdriver!
03-20-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By 79pmooney

Yeah, if taking twice the distance to stop is...

Yeah, if taking twice the distance to stop is considered "efficient and effective". Rear wheel with the best brake properly applied takes twice the distance to stop as the same brake and skill being...
03-19-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4,671
Views: 505,712
Posted By TMonk

Did the driver stop? Did he/she have insurance? ...

Did the driver stop? Did he/she have insurance? If so you better milk the **** out of that! The damage to your teeth and property could be worth 5 figures IMO. You shouldn't post any information...
03-18-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By TMonk

If you don't have one already, getting a road...

If you don't have one already, getting a road bike will facilitate putting on bigger miles and training in a more controlled fashion. There is no substitute for specificity of course so you will need...
03-16-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By BlazingPedals

If it were me, I'd get a steel frame for loaded...

If it were me, I'd get a steel frame for loaded touring. Steel may flex too; but the stress cycle for steel is effectively infinite, while in the case of aluminum, flex WILL eventually lead to...
03-15-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24,519
Views: 2,022,462
Posted By Leukybear

Today Sheldon Brown helped me once again in the...

Today Sheldon Brown helped me once again in the least expected of ways for something completely non-cycling related.

Wasn't sure about the compatibility for the following pricey-rare lens:...
03-15-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By Plainsman

Thank You Bicycle Mechanics!!!

I wish I could recall the name of every one of you who patiently answered my questions, but this is to say THANK YOU!!! Major props to all of you professional mechanics out there. I had a major...
03-14-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By fishboat

1917 Icycle

Just saw this on the local PBS station..interesting.

The photo is from a race on the Milwaukee River at the 1917 Milwaukee Winter Carnival.

A video below adds some color to the story.....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 674
Posted By Sy Reene

Oriented one direction, they're training tires;...

Oriented one direction, they're training tires; turn them around and they're racing tires.

just kidding.
03-11-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,527
Posted By Scrodzilla

Dolan DB3 Prototype. #1...

Dolan DB3 Prototype. #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) of 10 made from the initial run.
...
03-10-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By JanMM

Pee Wee's Big Adventure Breaking Away

Pee Wee's Big Adventure
Breaking Away
03-10-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 66,479
Posted By Korina

Have you tried taking your bike out and pedaling...

Have you tried taking your bike out and pedaling it? It's a lot of fun.
03-09-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 417
Posted By hillyman

Hot and cold running water would be nice on a...

Hot and cold running water would be nice on a bike ride. Interesting very interesting
03-09-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,434
Posted By mstateglfr

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03-07-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,224
Posted By 100bikes

A $20 tool kit for a $20 bicycle. The...

A $20 tool kit for a $20 bicycle.

The materials and precision of tools at this price would be suspect.

We read of people killing threads on cranks with cheap removers.
I can't imagine the...
03-06-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,369
Posted By Elvo

I'd recommend a hitch rack

I'd recommend a hitch rack
03-06-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,369
Posted By pdlamb

One might also reasonably conclude that older...

One might also reasonably conclude that older bike racks should be inspected periodically, and worn or aged parts (like nylon straps) replaced as needed.
03-04-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By nightfly

You might want to try one of the newer silicon...

You might want to try one of the newer silicon foam grips like the ESI Chunky. Similar feel but less likely to end up like that.
03-01-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,584
Posted By zjrog

I have 6 and 12 point combination wrenches. Both...

I have 6 and 12 point combination wrenches. Both have proper places and uses. As for the ratcheting wrenches, I do not use them for torque, but repetition.
03-01-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,470
Posted By DrIsotope

Ah yes, the constant worry of marginal power...

Ah yes, the constant worry of marginal power losses due to pulley inefficiencies on bikes with 14 foot long chains.
03-01-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By alo

If you are creative you could work out something....

If you are creative you could work out something. For example, you could look for a brake lever where the cable is further from the pivot, so the cable moves further.

You may be better off...
02-29-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By CliffordK

You can look at the frame around the chainstays,...

You can look at the frame around the chainstays, brake bridge, and fork crown to see how much clearance you would have for larger tires.

Bent chainrings are often due to loose crank spider bolts. ...
02-29-20, 01:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By ThermionicScott

Why? They look heavy and slow.

Why? They look heavy and slow.
02-29-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By zjrog

And that response is enough for me to end this...

And that response is enough for me to end this thought process.

Thanks to all!
02-28-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,564
Posted By badger1

Yup. But wth, this is teh Biek Forms -- the land...

Yup. But wth, this is teh Biek Forms -- the land that reality forgot.:)
02-28-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By WizardOfBoz

You can do anything you want, but the aluminum...

You can do anything you want, but the aluminum gets to make it's choice about what IT wants to do, too. If you had access to a heat-treating facility, you could anneal, bend, and re-treat to T6....
02-28-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the question you ought to be asking is...

.
...the question you ought to be asking is whether you can safely ride them after you bend them.
02-28-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By dsbrantjr

Bending tubing without the proper tooling to...

Bending tubing without the proper tooling to prevent collapsing is a challenge, and re-bending aluminum can lead to cracking, which is a really bad thing for bars. I'd strongly advise against it,...
02-28-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

What are you hoping to accomplish? Is some part...

What are you hoping to accomplish? Is some part of the bike broken or manfunctioning or worn out? There is pretty much zero value to be added through your plan. Save the money and get that much...
02-28-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,564
Posted By livedarklions

And start fewer threads.

And start fewer threads.
02-28-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Scrodzilla

You went to a shop to be fitted but then bought...

You went to a shop to be fitted but then bought TWO bikes somewhere else? That's awesome. Bike shops love when people do that ****.

Also, unless you're a toddler on a push bike, you're not...
02-28-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By phobus

No way. I pick. ...

No way. I pick.

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02-27-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,564
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

You should probably eat something.

You should probably eat something.
02-27-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By Jbo26

I always use my mechanic at my bike shop. I trust...

I always use my mechanic at my bike shop. I trust the professional.
02-27-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By the sci guy

Steve Buscemi picked the new colorways, I'm sure...

Steve Buscemi picked the new colorways, I'm sure of it.
02-27-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,922
Posted By CliffordK

Oh.... Love it... Zombies complaining about...

Oh.... Love it... Zombies complaining about Trolls.... :troll: :deadhorse:
02-27-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,922
Posted By seau grateau

Thanks bb

Thanks bb
02-27-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,406
Posted By indyfabz

Each one of you is wrong. Your favorite bike is...

Each one of you is wrong. Your favorite bike is my bike.

/thread
02-27-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By ThermionicScott

I don't mind the colors, wish they could have...

I don't mind the colors, wish they could have coordinated the borders like the La Vie Claire-era Look:

http://hubalabike.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/3ccaLook-Bernard-Hinault-01-580x386.jpg
02-25-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,449
Posted By Korina

Thanks for the earworm. I did dis for da Fixie...

Thanks for the earworm. I did dis for da Fixie Goons (Fixie Goons) I think Freddie just rolled over in his grave. :lol:
02-25-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 728
Posted By ChrisWagner

Good point. My rim manufacturer ERD spec is 567...

Good point. My rim manufacturer ERD spec is 567 while QBP's database measurement shows 562.5 for the same rim. My 10 ERD measurement samples agree with the manufacturer spec. Question everything.
02-25-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,273
Posted By Paul Barnard

I like the concept of putting the infant way out...

I like the concept of putting the infant way out front. It's like having the added safety of a baby as an air bag.
02-24-20, 10:55 AM
02-23-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,273
Posted By Russ Roth

I have no statistical reasoning for it but I...

I have no statistical reasoning for it but I never trusted the idea of the front mount child seats, its just been that all of my just riding along accidents have involved things in front of me;...
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