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02-27-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By shelbyfv

A friend recently went to 20mm internal and the...

A friend recently went to 20mm internal and the 25mm tires that had good clearance on the older rims became marginal on the new ones. Talk of 1X usually means someone is thinking about off pavement...
02-26-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By shelbyfv

Failure to readily move to a smaller cog is most...

Failure to readily move to a smaller cog is most often a cable issue. Cable (inner) is either frayed or gunked or there is a kink. The shifter can force the derailleur toward a larger cog but the...
02-26-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 377
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm thankful I don't have to feed at that level...

I'm thankful I don't have to feed at that level of the pond. I hope I could find another way to spend my time.
02-26-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 125
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, you don't need to disassemble calipers,...

Yep, you don't need to disassemble calipers, derailleurs or shifters. Clean and lube whatever is obvious and pay attention to the cables.:thumb: If you are like me and prefer well written...
02-26-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By shelbyfv

Probably not as much appreciation here for copy...

Probably not as much appreciation here for copy and paste as there would be for original content.
02-26-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 525
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes, I think the fork crown is why I can't let go...

Yes, I think the fork crown is why I can't let go of this idea:o.
02-26-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 525
Posted By shelbyfv

Thanks guys:thumb: I used TRP mini Vs on a bike...

Thanks guys:thumb: I used TRP mini Vs on a bike with 38SKs and that seemed to be about the size limit. IIRCC, I had to trim something for clearance. I'd be using 45 +/- on this one. Full size Vs...
02-24-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 859
Posted By shelbyfv

Nice! I need my eyes checked, thought that was a...

Nice! I need my eyes checked, thought that was a work bench in the first photo.:( Cool to see that being used as a daily driver.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 918
Posted By shelbyfv

Have you been able to locate any of the calipers...

Have you been able to locate any of the calipers that will work with your levers?
02-24-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 89,392
Posted By shelbyfv

I agree. Put on some nice smooth 32s or even 28s...

I agree. Put on some nice smooth 32s or even 28s and you'll be good to go.:thumb:
02-24-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 859
Posted By shelbyfv

We need a pic, please:thumb:

We need a pic, please:thumb:
02-23-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By shelbyfv

Post a pic in Gallery.

Post a pic in Gallery.
02-23-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By shelbyfv

Post a pic in Gallery.

Post a pic in Gallery.
02-23-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By shelbyfv

I googled it for you, no hits. Sorry.:foo:

I googled it for you, no hits. Sorry.:foo:
02-23-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By shelbyfv

Those threads do seem fishy.:notamused:

Those threads do seem fishy.:notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By shelbyfv

Is there any Road Cycling content here?:foo:

Is there any Road Cycling content here?:foo:
02-23-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By shelbyfv

Alright then.:thumb:

Alright then.:thumb:
02-23-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By shelbyfv

Pretty sure the chain is not stainless.

Pretty sure the chain is not stainless.
02-23-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 525
Posted By shelbyfv

Price-wise, the frame is only $100 or so cheaper...

Price-wise, the frame is only $100 or so cheaper than the disc frames. The primary cost benefit would be using wheels I have vs buying a disc set. I didn't have much success setting up cantis on a...
02-22-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 525
Posted By shelbyfv

^^^Cool!

^^^Cool!
02-22-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 754
Posted By shelbyfv

I had one a couple of years ago at age 70. My...

I had one a couple of years ago at age 70. My score was 0.86. Doc said "well it's not zero...." Must be some other reason I am not a cycling god.:foo:
02-22-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 553
Posted By shelbyfv

Ti bike deserves some nice new cages, stainless...

Ti bike deserves some nice new cages, stainless or Ti, no plastic.:thumb:
02-22-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,503
Posted By shelbyfv

I prefer the all encompassing term craaazeee. ...

I prefer the all encompassing term craaazeee. Plenty of that going around and not just on BF:rolleyes:
02-22-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 525
Posted By shelbyfv

Would I be an idiot to use cantis?

I had a Raleigh Tamland that I foolishly sold last summer. I'd like another gravel bike but as we know choice is limited. The Black Mountain Cycles Monster Cross frame is available and I have...
02-22-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By shelbyfv

You were lucky to find a Sutra. I heard they were...

You were lucky to find a Sutra. I heard they were sold out everywhere.:(
02-22-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By shelbyfv

Good job! Here's more you might enjoy....

Good job! Here's more you might enjoy. https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/
02-22-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,373
Posted By shelbyfv

Well lookie here:foo:...

Well lookie here:foo: https://www.bikeforums.net/cyclocross-gravelbiking-recreational/
02-21-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, you aren't going to "get to the bottom" of...

Yep, you aren't going to "get to the bottom" of this, stuff happens. Put on another chain and keep an eye on it.
02-21-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By shelbyfv

A mountain bike racing team? Cool! Your team...

A mountain bike racing team? Cool! Your team mates should be able to give you better advice and in person as well.:thumb:
02-21-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By shelbyfv

Ebikes https://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/

Ebikes https://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/
02-21-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,329
Posted By shelbyfv

Here's your happy place for ebike talk....

Here's your happy place for ebike talk. https://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By shelbyfv

Bummer. I wonder if that tall stack of spacers...

Bummer. I wonder if that tall stack of spacers contributed. :foo:
02-21-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,503
Posted By shelbyfv

Waving thread!! YES:ride:

Waving thread!! YES:ride:
02-21-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By shelbyfv

"Custom build" seems to mean a couple of...

"Custom build" seems to mean a couple of different things. If you are having a custom frame built, trust your builder. If you are buying a frame and putting on parts, any frame from a legit company...
02-20-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 989
Posted By shelbyfv

Sorry, have not received any PM/info.:foo:

Sorry, have not received any PM/info.:foo:
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By shelbyfv

Good looking bike:thumb: Carrying lots of stuff...

Good looking bike:thumb: Carrying lots of stuff for a 60 miler, you must have had quite a picnic en route!
02-20-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 416
Posted By shelbyfv

Try a hard foam roller for the piriformis :thumb:

Try a hard foam roller for the piriformis :thumb:
02-19-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,327
Posted By shelbyfv

Any updates on this project?

Any updates on this project?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 918
Posted By shelbyfv

Thanks for the link! I see now the brakes are...

Thanks for the link! I see now the brakes are "new super SLR" and the levers are only "super SLR." Duh....:o
02-19-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 416
Posted By shelbyfv

Make it a single speed. Remove front derailleur...

Make it a single speed. Remove front derailleur and shifter and one chainring. Pick an appropriate cog to keep (consider chain tension) and replace the others with spacers. Remove rear derailleur....
02-19-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 989
Posted By shelbyfv

I haven't been able to spend much $ this past...

I haven't been able to spend much $ this past year due to Covid. Post your contact info and I'll be happy to send some your way.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,886
Posted By shelbyfv

Price of toilet paper went up about March of last...

Price of toilet paper went up about March of last year....
02-19-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 718
Posted By shelbyfv

If you could speed some of this insight over to...

If you could speed some of this insight over to 50+ it would be welcome....
02-19-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 949
Posted By shelbyfv

DUI or Bum Bars...

DUI or Bum Bars https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/545644-flipped-drop-bars-uhhhh.html
02-19-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By shelbyfv

Appears they are looking for "top remote working...

Appears they are looking for "top remote working talent." I guess they won't be offering me any incentives. :rolleyes: It's a pretty interesting area, close to some nice fishing as well.
02-18-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 859
Posted By shelbyfv

Break down your cardboard Amazon boxes, lay out a...

Break down your cardboard Amazon boxes, lay out a couple when you get messy then trash them.
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By shelbyfv

Yeah, it's a bummer but most of us have made...

Yeah, it's a bummer but most of us have made bonehead mechanical moves. In my case I'm usually out the cost of the part. :( You were lucky you broke the tool instead and that Park replaced it! ...
02-17-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 567
Posted By shelbyfv

The CR720 also use road type cartridge pads which...

The CR720 also use road type cartridge pads which is a plus, IMO.
02-17-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 989
Posted By shelbyfv

:roflmao:You sure you want to compare posting...

:roflmao:You sure you want to compare posting histories? Hope you get a bike someday and this doesn't end like all the others.:thumb:
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