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10-20-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,556
Posted By Pop N Wood

I tried that approach when I needed to lose...

I tried that approach when I needed to lose weight, heavy bike with knobby tires. Yep, didn't go as fast and had to work to do that. But what I found is I didn't ride as long either. Put on some...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,241
Posted By stran11

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,241
Posted By masi61

I would be curious about the bare frame weight of...

I would be curious about the bare frame weight of the Motobecane titanium. I’m assuming this is a BikesDirect bike. I would guess that since these bikes are made to hit a particular price point, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,241
Posted By jadocs

Mine is 19.5lbs, medium frame ready to ride.

Mine is 19.5lbs, medium frame ready to ride.
10-18-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By Mulberry20

Cinelli Gel Cork, easy to find anywhere generally...

Cinelli Gel Cork, easy to find anywhere generally $15. The non gel version comes in a lot more colors, The Bontrager version is the same stuff most likely.

Great stuff, great feel, easy to wrap,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,241
Posted By Kimmo

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Looks pretty to me.
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10-18-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,966
Posted By zen_

I swear every "gravel" product advert has some...

I swear every "gravel" product advert has some variation of this guy in it. I love this one because it looks like they photoshopped in the beard, hat and flannel on a stock photo of a roadie.
...
10-18-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,966
Posted By mcours2006

I like the lumberjack design. I think it's...

I like the lumberjack design. I think it's appropriate. Might get poked fun at by my mates, but hey, what the hell. Let's see who looks silly in their road kit not on the road.
10-18-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,966
Posted By mstateglfr

Of course you don't have to spend that much. ...

Of course you don't have to spend that much.
Your comment makes no sense. It could easily be applied to anything on that site or other product sites.

Ok so now I have to spend $ 200 dollars for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 03:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,133
Posted By Bassmanbob

How about: “Titanium for a happy cranium” ...

How about:
“Titanium for a happy cranium”

“Carbon when drinking bourbon”
10-18-20, 02:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By subgrade

Must be a Schwalbe tire, they have Snakeskins...

Must be a Schwalbe tire, they have Snakeskins (refers to the thickness/density of the sidewall)
10-17-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By brandenjs

I knew it would open up all the puns. Needless to...

I knew it would open up all the puns. Needless to say, but he was removed before the test ride. Glad he “spoke” up before I left....
10-17-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

when you hear ssssss on your bike but your tires...

when you hear ssssss on your bike but your tires are fine
10-17-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By rsbob

I’ve heard of gatorskins, but snakeskins?

I’ve heard of gatorskins, but snakeskins?
10-17-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By Troul

that tire hissing?

that tire hissing?
10-17-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

does that bike rattle at all

does that bike rattle at all
10-17-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By Trevtassie

Insert joke about Snakebite Flat...

Insert joke about Snakebite Flat here:.............................................
10-17-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By IGH_Only

Is that a Diamondback bike?

Is that a Diamondback bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,241
Posted By BillyD

Titanium bikes are not "pretty", they're ruggedly...

Titanium bikes are not "pretty", they're ruggedly handsome.
10-16-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,568
Posted By Digger Goreman

Another long-time vegetarian here in the peak of...

Another long-time vegetarian here in the peak of health.

Eat lentils and bread: your body has every thing it needs to produce its own proteins. Eat fruits and green leaf veggies. No probs, no...
10-16-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,813
Posted By zen_

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,241
Posted By deacon mark

My Habanero is about 19 pounds with pedals no big...

My Habanero is about 19 pounds with pedals no big deal. It rides better than 15 pound wonders even up a a huge climb because I can descend and make up the difference. It is a 58 in frame.
10-15-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,813
Posted By c0rbin9

This thread needs more steel: ...

This thread needs more steel:

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10-15-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,813
Posted By Kapusta

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10-15-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,813
Posted By Mulberry20

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Interesting bit of trivia. The C64 is made in the personal workshop of...
10-14-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,813
Posted By Russ Roth

That could about do it for me as well. I...

That could about do it for me as well.


I just put my first scratch on my newest, slammed the car door too hard with the bike leaning against it. Barest touch of rash on the record levers and a...
10-14-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,813
Posted By skier

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Quest Velomobile
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10-14-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,813
Posted By Germany_chris

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I've posted this many times but I want it so bad I can taste it (and it has...
10-14-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,813
Posted By vespasianus

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,173
Posted By eduskator

Mid-range new if the high-end used is too old....

Mid-range new if the high-end used is too old. Technology evolves too rapidly.
10-12-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,132
Posted By downhillmaster

Internet legal advice lmao. Based upon OP’s own...

Internet legal advice lmao.
Based upon OP’s own words the wheels are out warranty :rolleyes:
Stop the idiocy!
10-11-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,858
Posted By Mojo31

Well, now two nice bikes. Went to a LBS that...

Well, now two nice bikes.

Went to a LBS that we had not been to to get a pair of shoes. As we got in the car my wife asked, "Youre not planning to bring a bike home I hope." Said no, just shoes. ...
10-11-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By Mulberry20

Too far. When you live in the city getting the...

Too far. When you live in the city getting the energy to leave is difficult. I will probably stick with the retailer in Delaware.
...
10-08-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Or in the case of some Internet Sites, they are...

Or in the case of some Internet Sites, they are funded through through ad sales AND selling information about their readers/clickers to the advertisers.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 01:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,133
Posted By vjbknife

I think that there is such a wide variety of...

I think that there is such a wide variety of designs, tube sizes and shapes, and components that it is very hard to compare the material of one bike to another. I feel that a well designed bike for a...
10-07-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By frankenmike

Looks light and fast man!

Looks light and fast man!
10-07-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By Erzulis Boat

New XC race bike

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New bike! It's already dirty.

Bianchi Methanol SX frame
Fox 32...
10-04-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,905
Posted By downhillmaster

Whatever. It’s just a matter of time before...

Whatever.
It’s just a matter of time before Grant and Rivendell are sending out email blasts and begging for help/money again.
Nice to know they have done this in the past with such an obviously...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By WhyFi

Size designation doesn't really matter - it's...

Size designation doesn't really matter - it's going to vary from manufacturer to manufacturer and model to model. Rather than kvetch about the inconsistent sizing conversions on the aforementioned...
10-02-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,905
Posted By Tandem Tom

So after cycling across Wyoming and South Dakota...

So after cycling across Wyoming and South Dakota I was wondering about the Native American whose land was taken away. Is the discount going to be offered to other groups?
10-02-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,905
Posted By FiftySix

Speaking of reparations, in my mind Rivendells'...

Speaking of reparations, in my mind Rivendells' offer is a discount no matter what Rivendell labels it.

Setting aside 10% of their bikes for a 45% discount seems to indicate that Rivendell knows...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,133
Posted By MidTNBrad

Well, I own an R3 too -- the black frame with the...

Well, I own an R3 too -- the black frame with the white top tube. Is that the one you have? I think that is the paint job circa 2015 - 2016. I also have an old Litespeed Tuscany in titanium. At...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,133
Posted By deacon mark

I have a very nice Wilier I bought in January...

I have a very nice Wilier I bought in January 2014. It rides great and still has the threaded bottom bracket which is why I bought it. After that year they went to press fits. Then I bought my...
09-28-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 514
Posted By mstateglfr

The design and look of AC bikes is incredible. ...

The design and look of AC bikes is incredible.

The spec is woefully underwhelming for the price. A Cosmic Stallion costs $2600 and comes with mechanical bb7 brakes. I have done numerous...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,122
Posted By beaumontjl

Thanks all. I appreciate the suggestions for...

Thanks all. I appreciate the suggestions for looking for vintage bikes, but I'm pretty well set on buying new (or at least used but recent production). From what I have seen, the vintage bikes either...
09-26-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By unterhausen

I have seen a bike finished with cerakote. ...

I have seen a bike finished with cerakote. Looked really good.
09-26-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By indyfabz

Quite easily. I took that photo just before a...

Quite easily. I took that photo just before a good cleaning in preparation for a century to Brooklyn. Of course, it rained during part of the ride and the bike got totally messy again.

This was...
09-26-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By Maelochs

By the way, indyfabz thanks you for giving him an...

By the way, indyfabz thanks you for giving him an excuse to post pics of his bike again. :D
09-26-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By indyfabz

Inexpensive, light and incredibly durable. Two...

Inexpensive, light and incredibly durable. Two downsides. If you do manage to chip it, you cannot do a touch up like you can with paint. And the colors are matte, but if you mix them with the glossy...
09-25-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By SVTNate

I've got a lot of experience with Cerakote on...

I've got a lot of experience with Cerakote on firearms.

It's durable, it looks great, and it's incredibly easy to clean.

That's running it through holsters, training courses, carried day in and...
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