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Forum: Foo
02-24-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 198
Posted By BillyD

smh

smh
02-24-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 119
Posted By Steve B.

You would not like Synchro Shifting on a Di2...

You would not like Synchro Shifting on a Di2 system.

But in all truth, once I figured out how the rim was different and what was going on, it’s really easy. Old dog, new trick was all.
02-24-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 119
Posted By squirtdad

FWIW If I have a tire rim combo that make the...

FWIW If I have a tire rim combo that make the install hard, I make myself simulate fixing a flat to ensure that the tools/knowledge I have are up to the task before i have to do it in a non fun...
02-24-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,217
Posted By Duragrouch

Along Westlake (West Lake Union)? The trail...

Along Westlake (West Lake Union)? The trail curves there. That signpost is the same position off the trail as all the other signposts in the background. I think the sign attached to the pole is a...
02-23-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,217
Posted By bulgie

Is it a blooper when the manufacturer doesn't...

Is it a blooper when the manufacturer doesn't know how to spell Randonneur?
Sakae's version, Randnner:...
02-23-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 168
Posted By Korina

Oh they know, they just don't care. It's much...

Oh they know, they just don't care. It's much more profitable to stick with the broad middle section of riders than the few outliers, i.e. the tall and the short. Even Liv, which is supposed to be...
02-23-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By The Golden Boy

That's Hot. That's not.

That's Hot.







That's not.
02-23-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 379
Posted By Emilio700

1996?

First gravel bike was a conglomeration of rigid, butted steel 26" mountain bike frame with drop bars and 3x. I also raced cyclocross with it. '97 while working at GT bicycles, I scored a 7005 butted...
02-23-20, 01:05 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 55,340
Posted By bulgie

They are Scott DH bars. They came with a shim to...

They are Scott DH bars. They came with a shim to go from 24 to 26 mm.

I got one once in a pile of stuff that came as a lot. I gave them away at the white elephant gift exchange at my racing...
02-22-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By Gresp15C

Wow, I thought you had gotten hold of my bike...

Wow, I thought you had gotten hold of my bike there for a second... ...
02-22-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 825
Posted By tgenec86

Bianchigirll is my hero

A thread was started a little while back about showing off our posters & cycling advertisements in our homes and workshops, and Bianchigirll posted her Clement poster, which in my unhumble opinion...
02-22-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By VegasTriker

The same company makes Maxxis tires which have a...

The same company makes Maxxis tires which have a pretty good reputation. I used a sub-$10 city tire version of the CS tire for fixing old bikes for kids and never had a complaint about the tires. If...
02-22-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,217
Posted By madpogue

Yeah, I've seen a few of those Weinmanns of that...

Yeah, I've seen a few of those Weinmanns of that level of quality, with the branding significantly "under-struck", and hard to make out.
02-22-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 168
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1982) Small Frame (18") Bikes

Three articles are presented here. The first is a road test of seven small frame bikes (PANASONIC Sport, UNIVEGA Nuovo Sport, SEKAI 2700, RODRIGUEZ, MARIPOSA, PROTEUS, MEDICI Pro Strada).
The second...
02-22-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 733
Posted By brandenjs

Gotta add this one..... ...

Gotta add this one.....
https://youtu.be/Vn29DvMITu4
02-22-20, 01:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,217
Posted By Drillium Dude

I see they were made in Elgium, too :) DD

I see they were made in Elgium, too :)

DD
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,297
Posted By WhyFi

No, it's not. If you can't afford it, then...

No, it's not.

If you can't afford it, then it's not a question. If you can afford it, then it's not a question.
02-21-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 379
Posted By gravelslider

And just about the right size to fit in a bottle...

And just about the right size to fit in a bottle cage on my down tube. Note to self: Have to get these for next ride...
02-21-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 417
Posted By Mr_Pickles3

Problem Fixed It turns out that the wedge...

Problem Fixed

It turns out that the wedge was binding with the bottom of the stem and not moving upwards properly when the bolt was tightened. Greasing the wedge and threads of the bolt has solved...
02-21-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By bikemig

I wouldn't mind owning this poster. But then I'd...

I wouldn't mind owning this poster. But then I'd want to track down a blue Gitane like the one Greg is riding with black modolo brakes, a stronglight 106 crank, super LJ derailleurs, etc. This would...
Forum: Touring
02-21-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 899
Posted By NomarsGirl

a friends of mine used to stock up at passover...

a friends of mine used to stock up at passover every year and he wasn't even Jewish.
Forum: Commuting
02-21-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By BobbyG

Whew! That's a Load Off..

Although the cold weather persists (10F this morning) the snow and ice have mostly receded from the storm earlier this week. So for the first time in three weeks I left my heavy, studded-tire snow...
02-21-20, 03:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,217
Posted By styggno1

Correcting someone elses blooper... ...

Correcting someone elses blooper...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4381/36945087831_8eb17c5c36_b.jpg
02-20-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,217
Posted By Shrevvy

I posted this one in another thread, here is my...

I posted this one in another thread, here is my 1979 "Rek" 710.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/rek_710_f329300d601e3f82fd35c3d806303a7661e4e53b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,297
Posted By Psimet2001

Disc is disc. 75% not needed at all in road and...

Disc is disc. 75% not needed at all in road and only carried over because the industry pushed it. I will stand my ground on the retro movement we will see in the future to go back to rim brakes as...
02-20-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,217
Posted By clubman

English 3 speed newbies (or anyone) don't want to...

English 3 speed newbies (or anyone) don't want to see this when they look for tyres for their club bikes. No bead reference either....
02-20-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By smontanaro

Meditation on Regional Rate A

Selling bike parts for me goes in fits and starts. I will go for months without even listing anything, then — as I did twice in the past week — list a number of items. This last time, I had a bunch...
02-20-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 678
Posted By livedarklions

Apology not accepted--making crap explanations...

Apology not accepted--making crap explanations up has been way too much fun for you to need to apologize.
02-20-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,125
Posted By IAmSam

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02-20-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,217
Posted By bulgie

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This one's a real head-scratcher.
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02-19-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 586
Posted By WizardOfBoz

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02-19-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By NHmtb

A fair criticism in my mind. That's another...

A fair criticism in my mind. That's another reason I'm not sold on the Look fork, although it is probably better from a performance standpoint. I'll eventually remove the red victory 30 stickers from...
02-19-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,125
Posted By Jonneh

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02-19-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 885
Posted By Hypno Toad

Summer training with 45NRTH ...

Summer training with 45NRTH
https://vimeo.com/69985416
02-19-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 797
Posted By Retro Grouch

Why that's easy. If you are depending on other...

Why that's easy. If you are depending on other people to explain to you what's cool, you're not.
02-19-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 678
Posted By Retro Grouch

Okay, two minutes ago I didn't know and didn't...

Okay, two minutes ago I didn't know and didn't care. Now I'm upset and it's your fault. I think that you should have to buy one of those things, figure it out, and report back to us. This never...
02-19-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By burnthesheep

But "I have it on the best advice that they're,...

But "I have it on the best advice that they're, uhhmmmm, a really wonderful person who did a lot for cancer patients and uhhhmmmmm the punishment is just very unjust, unfair even"
02-19-20, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Have done this already. 32 is the smallest...

Have done this already.

32 is the smallest size on a 650b tire and being able to run 700c x 28 with high pressure is a lot better for my purposes on well paved roads when the ride is 300 miles...
Forum: Touring
02-18-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 899
Posted By sdmc530

no doubt a must for a mixer. the taste is just...

no doubt a must for a mixer. the taste is just much better for that too!
02-18-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By ChrisAlbertson

You want a quick-fix but in this case it is best...

You want a quick-fix but in this case it is best to start over at "zero" and set up the derailer from scratch. Disconnect the cable, pull off the housing and inspect both ends of each housing. ...
02-18-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 255
Posted By Darth Lefty

Well, I fussed with mine again and it seems to be...

Well, I fussed with mine again and it seems to be doing ok in first now. I'm not sure what the hitch was.

12 miles at lunch :)
02-18-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,201
Posted By canklecat

Well, okay. Twelve is the minimum, okay? ...

Well, okay. Twelve is the minimum, okay?

Now, you know it's up to you whether or not you want to just do the bare minimum. Or... well, like Brian, for example, has 37 degrees of flair, okay. And a...
02-18-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 446
Posted By SJX426

I place my bent rims on a glass coffee table or a...

I place my bent rims on a glass coffee table or a kitchen island top made of marble or equivalent. Those surfaces are flat enough. I then mark where the bend leaves the table. Those spots get clamped...
02-18-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By Welshboy

Result!

I'm always browsing for bikes on Gumtree and I spotted an ad last week with a ropey old description and a cock and bull story claiming that the seller had accepted a road bike for payment for a...
Replies: 38
Views: 3,039
Posted By rhm

Wow, atwl77, that sounds like quite a ride. Nice...

Wow, atwl77, that sounds like quite a ride. Nice photo, too. Thanks for the writeup! My legs hurt just reading it (though Sunday's 200, almost perfectly flat, with no adverse weather condtions to...
02-18-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,125
Posted By TugaDude

If it ain't broke, don't fix it!

If it ain't broke, don't fix it!
02-18-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,226
Posted By T-Mar

Obsolete is a somewhat subjective term. 27" tyres...

Obsolete is a somewhat subjective term. 27" tyres and rims can be considered obsolete in that they are no longer being offered as OEM on new bicycles. However, some members are reluctant to use the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,973
Posted By indyfabz

I like "gravel." ...

I like "gravel."


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Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,900
Posted By Hypno Toad

Not all sunsleeves are created equal - some are...

Not all sunsleeves are created equal - some are cooler than bare skin. Scroll up to post 20, I wore sleeve, legs, and buff for 19 hours on a day that got over 90F with sun and humidity. I happily...
Forum: Touring
02-17-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By imi

I can imagine that one disadvantage of using...

I can imagine that one disadvantage of using modern flat-resistant tires is that puncture repair skills may get rusty at best, and perhaps never learned!

On a more serious note, Gator Hardshells...
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