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10-28-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By texaspandj

Condolences, rest in pieces.

Condolences, rest in pieces.
10-16-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,976
Posted By rsbob

Too funny. Two days ago I was headed out on an...

Too funny. Two days ago I was headed out on an easy day and saving myself for a hard ride the next day. So 8 miles in I see two guys just heading out for a ride from a local parking lot. I am cruzing...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 787,464
Posted By Ghazmh

In 2013 I started with a low end Madone and over...

In 2013 I started with a low end Madone and over time worked my way up to my Redsky. When I decided that I want a bike at this level/pricepoint and components I was shopping for a shop as much as a...
10-12-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Barry2

When you go from Large Front Ring & Large Rear...

When you go from Large Front Ring & Large Rear Cog to Small Front Ring and Small Rear Cog there is a considerable difference in the length of chain needed.
This difference is calculated using the...
09-22-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,409
Posted By Mojo31

Yep, the only time cars are in the drive is if...

Yep, the only time cars are in the drive is if the kids are home or we have guests. We live in one of "those types" of neighborhoods where people park in their garages. Wouldn't have it any other...
09-20-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By MinnMan

Iride01 , I think Paul Barnard simply meant that...

Iride01 , I think Paul Barnard simply meant that in the end, the colombians didn't dominate at all.

Two in the top 10, 6th and 8th. But the slovenians were 1-2 and there are two Spaniards placing...
09-13-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By MinnMan

fify

fify
09-12-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,117
Posted By Koyote

Riding gravel means you get to buy another bike.

Riding gravel means you get to buy another bike.
Forum: Touring
09-10-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By indyfabz

More Amtrak Options

Great news for those of us along the NEC and a couple of other areas:
...
09-09-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By ZHVelo

Yes, they had Luis Fernando Saldarriaga who...

Yes, they had Luis Fernando Saldarriaga who coached people like Chaves and Quintana, introduced new training methods. Won two Tour de l'Avenir. Then you had the first successes again and suddenly...
09-08-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By ZHVelo

Please, it is Colombia with two o's no u. ...

Please, it is Colombia with two o's no u.

Colombians are crazy for cycling. Anyone who dares to ride a bike in Bogota must have a death wish. And it is full of cyclists. Medellin closes off some...
Forum: Touring
09-06-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,639
Posted By TulsaJohn

My emergency back up are baby wipes. Not as good...

My emergency back up are baby wipes. Not as good as a nice shower of course but 3-4 wipes (15 for a $1 or so) can get me reasonably clean except the hair. Fairly light, cheap, can find in most...
09-03-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 442
Posted By drewtk

Also keep in mind that a tire might say "25mm"...

Also keep in mind that a tire might say "25mm" but the actual measured width will vary, in part based on how wide the rim is. My Continental GP4000's on wide rims measure 30 mm wide, actual width...
08-31-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By 79pmooney

Listen to your knees! I"d try riding with...

Listen to your knees!

I"d try riding with the old pedals. Come to a stop without changing your foot angle. Now measure to the crank at the ball of your foot and back at the heel. See if you can...
08-22-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,171
Posted By Le Mechanic

I've been diagnosing and fixing mystery noises on...

I've been diagnosing and fixing mystery noises on bikes for almost 40 years. It seems to me the path of least resistance is to check all the easy stuff first rather than the typical replace the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 404,935
Posted By ooga-booga

yerba buena road, santa monica mountains, ca ...

yerba buena road, santa monica mountains, ca
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 404,935
Posted By bikecrate

Some photos from July 4th weekend. This is my...

Some photos from July 4th weekend.
This is my favorite road in the Ocala Nat. Forest:...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 404,935
Posted By Flying Foot Doc

A1A near MacArthur St Park, Singer island ...

A1A near MacArthur St Park, Singer island
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Quiet...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 404,935
Posted By Ogsarg

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Some farm road near Castroville, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 404,935
Posted By Ilbiker

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 404,935
Posted By ultrarider7

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Stone Arch Bridge Minneapolis, Minnesota
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 404,935
Posted By dr_max

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 404,935
Posted By ooga-booga

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piuma road-santa monica mountains, ca
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 404,935
Posted By icyclist

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Looking toward the sandstone base of the Lukachukai...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 404,935
Posted By Ogsarg

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Vega Rd. Somewhere outside of Watsonville.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 01:07 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,944
Posted By ZHVelo

So I went from 25mm 4000's to 28mm 5000's (with...

So I went from 25mm 4000's to 28mm 5000's (with lowering the pressure, too I have to add) and the ride was smoother, more comfortable and I had more grip. I am not an aggressive (or at least not...
07-03-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,731
Posted By Maelochs

i spent two years agonizing over a clicking on a...

i spent two years agonizing over a clicking on a bike I built ... I couldn't enjoy riding it because I couldn't find the noise. Changed the pedals, changed the rear derailleur, chain, checked the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,932
Posted By tomato coupe

Joining a bike forum 8 years before getting on an...

Joining a bike forum 8 years before getting on an indoor bike, and 10 years before riding a bike outdoors is some serious pre-planning. I admire that.
07-02-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 42,337
Posted By cb400bill

Michigan Supreme Court won't hear appeal from...

Michigan Supreme Court won't hear appeal from Charles Pickett, who killed 5...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,944
Posted By cb400bill

Bike Closet has 5000's for $70 per pair, plus...

Bike Closet has 5000's for $70 per pair, plus shipping. Shipping to my location is $7.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,932
Posted By woodcraft

That's as fast as the fastest group ride around...

That's as fast as the fastest group ride around here, with roughly the same climbing,

so you would either be leading a group of whippet-thin, high mileage hotheads,

or something about your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 404,935
Posted By Camilo

A couple of rides I've done recently. ...

A couple of rides I've done recently.

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07-01-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,362
Posted By livedarklions

It never would have occurred to me that there was...

It never would have occurred to me that there was any particular skill involved in riding on flats as I have done it all my life so it just seems natural. But so many people are posting that they...
Forum: Introductions
06-30-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By threespeedmafia

We are at opposite ends of the state as I am in...

We are at opposite ends of the state as I am in Desoto County.
Forum: Introductions
06-29-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By CCTiger

Welcome! I am also from Mississippi and just...

Welcome! I am also from Mississippi and just purchased a Greenville MS made 1987 Schwinn Prelude.
06-26-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,380
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

Well heck good thing you caught the reflector...

Well heck good thing you caught the reflector issue!!! Don't want to send your son off to a life of crime and lawlessness
06-24-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By danlewis8

Thanks. I've noticed them flying off of...

Thanks. I've noticed them flying off of Marketplace. I struck a deal with the top one for $200, hoping to pick up tonight!
06-22-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,479
Posted By dennis336

Yeah, I mean, accidents happen, but most of the...

Yeah, I mean, accidents happen, but most of the clips in the video were pretty much accidents begging to happen.
06-16-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,155
Posted By Kapusta

Man, posts like this remind me how I should...

Man, posts like this remind me how I should aspire to behave more often.
Thanks.
06-15-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By Bigbus

I rode a Wally World bike around the store once....

I rode a Wally World bike around the store once. Or almost, until some undercover shoplifter prevention guy stopped me. His attitude wasn't the greatest and the bike wasn't assembled properly so I...
06-12-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,507
Posted By indyfabz

My 6,000 mile summer on an aluminum steed. 4,000...

My 6,000 mile summer on an aluminum steed. 4,000 loaded miles the following year....
06-09-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,166
Posted By alloo

I think ebikes are modeled after mopeds. Gas...

I think ebikes are modeled after mopeds. Gas Tanks and Batteries just so happen to be in the same place as batteries are on ebikes now. On my rack mounted ebike, the battery disconnects some times...
06-06-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,692
Posted By San Rensho

Exactly. Once I sprinted as hard as I could at a...

Exactly. Once I sprinted as hard as I could at a well known speed trap. The speed limit was 25, as I passed the cop said 32. I stopped, turned around and begged him to give me a ticket. He...
06-06-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,722
Posted By jlaw

Oh come on! Everbody knows bicyclists are a pain...

Oh come on! Everbody knows bicyclists are a pain in the a## and should be banned from all roads!

Am I right or am I right?


:p
06-01-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,285
Posted By AndrewJB

I bought a Motobecane LeChampion SL Ti a couple...

I bought a Motobecane LeChampion SL Ti a couple years ago. Nice solid well made Ti frame, comparable weight to other Ti frames, full Ultegra 8000 group set...for $1999!
I like the looks, it was the...
05-31-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,285
Posted By seoride85

I ended up on this thread because I'm looking to...

I ended up on this thread because I'm looking to buy a mountain bike, after only road biking or doing multi-use trails for a decade, and I'm looking at BD because I can buy twice the bike. I love my...
05-27-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By mstateglfr

I dont remember where i first read it, i think a...

I dont remember where i first read it, i think a road.cc article or a similar web mag. There are youtube examples of it working and posts like this...
05-27-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 801
Posted By rosefarts

Not your first choice but 12 Speed Etap Sram...

Not your first choice but 12 Speed Etap Sram Eagle will work with with Sram road E road shifters.

That could probably give you a 36 or 38 x10-50.

It would also mandate hydraulic brakes and 1x....
05-26-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,987
Posted By Hikebikerun

First 50mi ride!!!

My initial stretch goal when I started getting into cycling about 4-6 weeks ago was to go on a 50 mile ride. Well, I had a late start this morning and today has been hottest day so far this year...
05-25-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,063
Posted By robertj298

I think you are correct. There is a slight up and...

I think you are correct. There is a slight up and down front to back play on the seat. I took it all apart
cleaned and lightly lubed it but no matter how tight I tighten it to the rails I still...
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