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Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,716
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Not if mechanics have any say.

Not if mechanics have any say.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,459
Posted By Parkyy16

Had a look over on that thread, great...

Had a look over on that thread, great information. I ended up ordering the Ritchey Road Logic Disc last night, so I'll be putting it together as I gather parts over the next month or two. Since I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 615
Posted By Reflector Guy

There was a time, decades ago now, where everyone...

There was a time, decades ago now, where everyone owned one bike apiece and we rode them everywhere, and looking back we've learned that 50% of the time we were riding them in the wrong places. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,459
Posted By robbyville

That is a lovely, lovely bike. Enjoy!

That is a lovely, lovely bike. Enjoy!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,459
Posted By primov8

@HarborBandS, that Resolution is a great looking...

@HarborBandS, that Resolution is a great looking build.
02-22-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,487
Posted By chaadster

To be clear, gravel riding does not mean...

To be clear, gravel riding does not mean off-road, which is otherwise called trail riding. People certainly take gravel bikes on trails, but as noted above, “gravel riding” simply means riding on...
02-19-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 919
Posted By Kilroy1988

Actually the companies split in 2015 and...

Actually the companies split in 2015 and maintained a five year operating contract that has now expired. eBay is currently transitioning away from PayPal in favor of the same company that provides...
02-18-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,245
Posted By chaadster

Hot.

Hot.
02-18-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,245
Posted By chaadster

Don’t let the UCI know about your “doped” tubes! 😉

Don’t let the UCI know about your “doped” tubes! 😉
02-18-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,596
Posted By Reflector Guy

Like most people, I use both. Depends on what I...

Like most people, I use both. Depends on what I am doing.
02-14-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,226
Posted By badger1

As you like it.:) General Cycling is...

As you like it.:)

General Cycling is delightful come springtime, as nesting season ramps up. Long-time thread watchers know that the Waving Thread is an early arrival -- but a reassuring one,...
02-14-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,389
Posted By T-Mar

I think everybody is taking the Cromor connection...

I think everybody is taking the Cromor connection too far. My take on the Columbus correspondence is that Tenax used the same alloy and was double butted and seamed like Cromor. However, the evidence...
02-14-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,226
Posted By rubiksoval

Oh, another thread about disc brakes.

Oh, another thread about disc brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,459
Posted By mstateglfr

Fairlight Strael 2.0 - Sizing is available...

Fairlight Strael 2.0

- Sizing is available in a wide range that allows for 2 different fits(endurance or race, to make it simple).
- You can fit a 32mm tire.
- The frame is a mix of shaped 853...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,459
Posted By chaadster

I’ve been wanting a Resolution since they came...

I’ve been wanting a Resolution since they came out! Sweet rides, but probably well beyond a $3k build (figuring $800 gruppo, $600 wheels, and $400 finishing kit).
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,459
Posted By bruce19

Do a search for British steel bikes. Condor makes...

Do a search for British steel bikes. Condor makes the Fratello (https://road.cc/content/review/condor-fratello-disc-thru-axle-frameset-277287) and Mason makes the Resolution...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,495
Posted By tomato coupe

Just one. My sources tell me it was a Domane...

Just one. My sources tell me it was a Domane SLR-7.
02-11-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Sierra

My '87 in Midnight Mauve, upgraded in many ways. ...

My '87 in Midnight Mauve, upgraded in many ways.
I like it a lot, but I hate the 2" jumps in frame sizes. I feel like Goldilocks. From the riser stem you can see that the 21" frame is too small, but...
02-10-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By bark_eater

The 86/87 Schwinn Prelude Appreciation Society

I've got slightly rough Schwinn Prelude in my collection. As it turns out its kind of a quirky bike in design and story. I'll flesh that all out later but for now I'm going to start of by linking all...
02-01-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,110
Posted By cyccommute

I wouldn’t say that shifting has significantly...

I wouldn’t say that shifting has significantly improved in the last 16 years. There are more gears on the cluster and there have been changes in the pull ratios on the derailers but shifting from...
01-23-21, 12:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,378
Posted By allepunta

why would you use a powermeter anyway...like I...

why would you use a powermeter anyway...like I read in another forum once "it is like hiring an accountant to tell you how poor you are"
01-17-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,034
Posted By majmt

Your concern, going to the effort to even join...

Your concern, going to the effort to even join this forum to ask the question, is quite admirable. You must be a very decent human being. :thumb:
01-16-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,983
Posted By caloso

How old do you think Gen X is?

How old do you think Gen X is?
12-07-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,628
Posted By csport

2.71828 ... or is it for those who ride an...

2.71828
... or is it for those who ride an e-bike?
12-07-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Pop N Wood

Doh, sorry for your loss and thanks for sharing. ...

Doh, sorry for your loss and thanks for sharing.

If you get a crows foot remember to apply the appropriate correction factor to your torque wrench readings.
12-06-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By grizzly59

don't feel bad. I've been overhauling bikes...

don't feel bad. I've been overhauling bikes since 1975 or so. I'm chicken to use any of the newer stuff as I know I'll wreck it, or it will just eat itself on it's own. I'll use cable brakes...
12-05-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By bikemike73

Don't feel so bad...... We have ALL made...

Don't feel so bad......

We have ALL made mistakes working on bicycles . That is how we learn.

My Father always taught me and says " we learn by our mistakes"

That's what we call experience...
12-02-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By Crankycrank

Are the female threads plastic or metal? I have...

Are the female threads plastic or metal? I have never seen one of these in the flesh but I'm pretty sure either way it could be repaired with possibly a "threadsert" repair kit for metal or a good...
11-28-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,392
Posted By Reflector Guy

When I'm out riding, I take pictures of the...

When I'm out riding, I take pictures of the various abandoned bikes I see.... I've shot hundreds of them. Some stay locked up for years; some get taken away by the city because they become...
11-28-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,392
Posted By 02Giant

This is what I did with my 80's mountain bike....

This is what I did with my 80's mountain bike. Drop bars & 2 x 10 SRAM Rival.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/026_67105f547d13df1c04d9a822299b71e4b32f4837.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 02:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,258
Posted By rivers

It depends if it's been wet or dry. Wet, it will...

It depends if it's been wet or dry. Wet, it will need to be a couple of degrees above freezing (around 2C). Dry, I've commuted down to -8C. I use my snowboarding or diving baselayers, which are...
09-23-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 13,655
Posted By Koyote

I've seen most of the five posts you've made on...

I've seen most of the five posts you've made on bf, and they all seem to be about things you hate, and about insulting the people who like those things. That's pretty sad.
08-29-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,279
Posted By iab

I don't know how to quantify it, but nothing is...

I don't know how to quantify it, but nothing is smoother than Steele.

...
08-25-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,245
Posted By RockiesDad

You mean like this? Went with GRX 2X 800 series....

You mean like this? Went with GRX 2X 800 series. Very value oriented bike. Nice frame, great components and good pricing. Shipping is like paying tax...Love mine!...
08-25-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,211
Posted By Phil_gretz

A new bike will make you witty, urbane, and a hit...

A new bike will make you witty, urbane, and a hit with the ladies. Ask me how I know this...
05-05-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,945
Posted By fishboat

Gotta call TROLL on this OP-thread To...

Gotta call TROLL on this OP-thread

To paraphrase the OP's premise.."I hate folks that post they hate some well-loved piece of equipment as all it does is create a big dust cloud and everyone...
05-04-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,945
Posted By MarcusT

You're doing nothing wrong. You have a preference.

You're doing nothing wrong. You have a preference.
04-26-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7,937
Views: 2,405,023
Posted By noglider

Here is the latest configuration of my 1982...

Here is the latest configuration of my 1982 McLean. I've installed a new-to-me Ultegra front derailleur and a Velo Orange triple crankset. The chainrings are 48/34/24, and the 9-speed cassette is...
04-20-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,528
Posted By SalsaShark

You need to pedal faster

You need to pedal faster
03-12-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 35,140
Posted By livedarklions

Apparently, the MSM called out the National Guard...

Apparently, the MSM called out the National Guard in New Rochelle.

And to add to his credibility, he asserts this is a flu virus.
02-23-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By GeneO

That is a very unusual carbon seat stay joint. It...

That is a very unusual carbon seat stay joint. It doesn't match any specialized or Fuji or any other brand that I can find, except...

2008 or 2009 Bianchi Nirone 7 Veloce. Dropout looks the same...
02-08-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,323
Posted By wirides

I fought this same battle for years. Eventually I...

I fought this same battle for years. Eventually I resigned to the fact that if I don't get my workouts is the first thing, before the family is awake they don't happen. That means getting up and out...
02-05-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,806
Posted By Moishe

Aabb, by now it should be clear that this little...

Aabb, by now it should be clear that this little chat group is not the first place you want to go to for information and advice about buying a bike. Or the second, or the third. Folks here tend to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By spelger

Was not my intent to argue with you. probably...

Was not my intent to argue with you. probably more so with BahHumbug but i think he was really arguing my point exactly. anyway, i said i would do the experiment and i wanted to do it mostly because...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,708
Posted By Rides4Beer

:twitchy:

:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,396
Posted By Cypress

I've never done the ride, but from looking at the...

I've never done the ride, but from looking at the elevation graph, you won't notice the downhill. Descending 400' over ~90 miles is not a downhill. What will kill you is the rollers or wind you have...
12-10-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,732
Posted By 02Giant

Often? Only as needed.

Often?

Only as needed.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,708
Posted By WhyFi

Most people can be suitably fit to an off the...

Most people can be suitably fit to an off the shelf bike, so there's not really much benefit in that aspect. Then there's instant (more or less) gratification. Weight/$ might be a factor, too - most...
11-15-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,308
Posted By mstateglfr

I use LG Super Prestige 2 gloves when its 35-50...

I use LG Super Prestige 2 gloves when its 35-50 degrees.
There is a hidden fabric to make them lobster style for a bit more warmth and coverage.
I like the dexterity and warmth combo.

If I...
11-12-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,329
Posted By livedarklions

99 combos of gears on the bike, 99 combos of...

99 combos of gears on the bike,
99 combos of gears,
Hit a dog,
Bust a cog,
90 combos of gear on the bike
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