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08-06-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 412
Posted By hebecb

Can you be more specific?

There was a good YouTube video on this not long ago (gcn maybe? )

different kinds of numbness have different root causes. If it's your whole hand it might be carpal tunnel which is not good esp if...
08-06-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 382
Posted By Roobz

Nope. If your happy on the lowest setting then...

Nope. If your happy on the lowest setting then keep them like that. Iv never accidentally unclipped from mine on there lowest setting. I have 105 pedals.

adjusting the tension means re-learning...
08-04-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 765
Posted By shoota

Salsa Fargo or Cutthroat. I can tell from the...

Salsa Fargo or Cutthroat. I can tell from the amount of things on your bike that you're a Fargo kind of guy.
08-04-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 765
Posted By DrIsotope

No thread is complete without the IF YOU AIN'T...

No thread is complete without the IF YOU AIN'T CLIMBIN' YOU AIN'T RIDIN' guy. Evokes the same response from me here that it always does... <extended fart sound>
08-04-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 765
Posted By mstateglfr

I use resolute tires that measure out to 43mm on...

I use resolute tires that measure out to 43mm on my bike. Wider would be great for washboard sections, but besides that I would rsther have the lighter weight and lower rolling resistance when...
08-04-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 765
Posted By walnutz

I feel like a shill because I’m always promoting...

I feel like a shill because I’m always promoting this bike, but it might fit the bill for you:
https://www.rei.com/product/122463/co-op-cycles-adv-31-bike

I have one and love it. I can go up to...
08-04-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 765
Posted By unterhausen

His bikepacking.com link was to a batch of full...

His bikepacking.com link was to a batch of full rigid mtb's. I haven't seen sand here in Pennsylvania, but occasionally they will dump a lot of gravel on the forest roads and it's pretty hard to...
07-31-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By cycology

tires

rear will develop flat middle, replace if getting flats or you can see threads. You can then put front tire on back, don't put flat back on front
07-28-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 632
Posted By DorkDisk

Wipe the outside of excess grease and ride the...

Wipe the outside of excess grease and ride the original lube.
07-21-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By Gconan

I cannot believe people are blaming this on the...

I cannot believe people are blaming this on the President. The President has nothing to do with it. Those are low down political shots. Blame, blame, blame the President. Sounds kinda dumb. ...
07-21-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By shelbyfv

Assuming you weren't cycling on a hiking-only...

Assuming you weren't cycling on a hiking-only trail, the correct response would have been "OK Boomer...."
07-18-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By sdmc530

MN Tour de Doughnut!

Had the MN tour de doughnut this morning, was great fun. Kaden my son (9) and my dad (71) rode with me. Only bike event probably doing this year so we made the most of it! This is a copy of the...
07-14-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,074
Posted By indyfabz

Guilty of that once. First day of Cycle Oregon...

Guilty of that once. First day of Cycle Oregon 2002. Woman passes me. As she does, she says something like "You must have had those shorts for a long time." I thought to myself "She's right. I have....
07-10-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,127
Posted By REDMASTA

i am a meat popsicle

i am a meat popsicle
07-09-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,127
Posted By Troul

^ or: "I noticed as I was drafting you that you...

^ or: "I noticed as I was drafting you that you have a nice rear, wanna rub tires later?"
07-08-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By Phil_gretz

Why can't someone in charge just tell us what...

Why can't someone in charge just tell us what saddle we must use?
07-07-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,127
Posted By wgscott

With the special upgrade membership fee, you can...

With the special upgrade membership fee, you can get the stalker's option.
07-06-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 597
Posted By Wileyrat

that's a pretty generalized statement. While...

that's a pretty generalized statement. While carbon may be stiffer, I've found it to be a much better material at dampening road buzz, which may be op's wife's real problem.
07-05-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By kombiguy

I'm hoping it's not that. I've already had two...

I'm hoping it's not that. I've already had two spine surgeries, I'd hate a third! :)
I'm going back to Tai Chi for the flexibility. Maybe that will help.
07-04-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,216
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

The real weak point is that bike will get your...

The real weak point is that bike will get your maids bike pregnant
07-01-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,886
Posted By bargo68

English: Veloshaming. German:...

English: Veloshaming.

German: Fahrradweltscherezmachen.
07-01-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 738
Posted By fietsbob

It's a 50 + year old people's situation... son..

It's a 50 + year old people's situation... son..
07-01-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By Litespud

If youíre in the saddle for a long period, this...

If youíre in the saddle for a long period, this sounds like a good thing, no? Being locked into one position for a long period sounds like torture. You want your bike to be rigid, not your body.
06-29-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,060
Posted By TobFromme

In 120 years, I won't care if my bike is around....

In 120 years, I won't care if my bike is around. LOL

Seriously, though, I have no dog in this fight. Folks should ride what they like, whether steel, Ti, carbon, or anything else.
06-24-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Pop N Wood

I've had pretty good luck with neoprene toe...

I've had pretty good luck with neoprene toe warmers that go on the outside of the shoe.
https://www.rei.com/product/803548/pearl-izumi-elite-thermal-bike-shoe-toe-covers

You can get ones that go...
06-18-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,082
Posted By AndrewJB

I used to dislike my bikes/wheels with the louder...

I used to dislike my bikes/wheels with the louder hubs. But, I now view louder hubs as a "safety feature"!
When I am approaching pedestrians, and other cyclists, if I pause my peddling, the hub...
06-16-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By jp911

IMO, it's all about tire clearance and how much...

IMO, it's all about tire clearance and how much you can stuff in the frame, fork, and brake setup. Old rigid mountain bikes with cantilever brakes are generally a better starting point than a road...
06-16-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,748
Posted By livedarklions

I'm old school--I ride with one of these strapped...

I'm old school--I ride with one of these strapped to my handlebars:

https://images.computerhistory.org/revonline/images/102667576p-03-01.jpg?w=600
06-16-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By shoota

I'm gonna burst your bubble here, but just buy an...

I'm gonna burst your bubble here, but just buy an entry level gravel bike. You're going down a rabbit hole that you won't like the end of.
06-15-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By pdlamb

Fastenal.com, 11567665 ...

Fastenal.com, 11567665 (https://www.fastenal.com/products/details/11567665). Or M5 Stainless...
06-15-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By Ghazmh

Buy the pizza rack. Pizza within arms reach on...

Buy the pizza rack. Pizza within arms reach on long rides is awesome. If fact buy new bar tape too, the old bar tape may get pizza grease all over it.
06-09-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 782
Posted By dabac

Ever taken a bug to the cornea at 25 mph? Or a...

Ever taken a bug to the cornea at 25 mph?
Or a piece of whatever flung up by the tires?
After a few of those events, I prefer to ride with glasses.
06-07-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By dedhed

https://www.jensonusa.com/Race-Face-Ride-Cinch-Fat...

https://www.jensonusa.com/Race-Face-Ride-Cinch-Fatbike-Cranks
06-07-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By Iride01

I wouldn't hold it against them too bad. Still...

I wouldn't hold it against them too bad. Still likely decent bike for the money. Just that in order to sell them at bottom dollar prices, they have to find ways to scrimp. Maybe RaceFace was...
06-07-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By Iride01

I wonder if they did something hoakey like...

I wonder if they did something hoakey like putting just the cups for narrower shell in that bike. Maybe something like this ..........https://www.raceface.com/products/team-bsa-24mm

If your old bb...
06-06-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 801
Posted By hillyman

You would think a major news outlet could do...

You would think a major news outlet could do better than being a few months behind on a story. I can buy toliet paper now. Good luck on a new bike.
06-01-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By CAT7RDR

Soak in a ice bath 50F for twenty minutes. Wear...

Soak in a ice bath 50F for twenty minutes. Wear compression tights overnight after hard rides. Stay hydrated. Deep tissue massage also helped me.
06-01-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,831
Posted By highrpm

Interesting thread. I was rooting for your first...

Interesting thread. I was rooting for your first fix although it seemed like it wouldn't work.

Mostly I'm chiming in to say that I had a Wow moment when I saw the Macross Veritech plane in your...
06-01-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,505
Posted By Hypno Toad

This came up on my FB memories .... felt like...

This came up on my FB memories .... felt like it's a good one to share in this thread. I've tried most of these, I think my fav is "look confused" (& that comes naturally for me :lol:)
...
05-31-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By DrIsotope

All Double Tap shifters use Exact Actuation,...

All Double Tap shifters use Exact Actuation, which is 3.1mm pull. The GX RD is X-Actuation, which is 3.48mm pull. They are not compatible. Any clutched 11-speed Apex1, Rival1, or Force1 RD will work....
05-31-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,831
Posted By Speedway2

I enjoyed reading this thread and the positive...

I enjoyed reading this thread and the positive outcome of your efforts....
05-31-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,831
Posted By dedhed

I suspected a quality mechanical repair wouldn't...

I suspected a quality mechanical repair wouldn't be an issue.
If and when you get a replacement, it seems the repaired one can become a spare. Or... it just might last the life of the bike.
05-28-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,831
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm now convinced I should order a spare.:thumb:

I'm now convinced I should order a spare.:thumb:
05-28-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By wheelsmcgee

What mstateglfr said. Iíve got some high...

What mstateglfr said.

Iíve got some high hopes that an e-bike might one day get my wife to go on some gravel rides with me.
05-27-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,831
Posted By GeezyRider

I've enjoyed reading about your "Adventures in...

I've enjoyed reading about your "Adventures in Derailleur Hanger Repair" and I hope it serves you well until you can get a replacement.
05-27-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,831
Posted By blakcloud

I love your enthusiasm! Weld it yourself. Check...

I love your enthusiasm! Weld it yourself. Check out this introductory video video on welding aluminum. You can pick up the supplies from Home Depot
05-27-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,831
Posted By GlennR

Bring a cell phone and have an Uber account ;) ...

Bring a cell phone and have an Uber account ;)

You never know.
05-27-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,831
Posted By GlennR

#1...

#1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) the OP knows it's his fault and doesn't blame the manufacturer or the LBS.

#2...
05-27-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,831
Posted By freeranger

There was just a thread about proprietary...

There was just a thread about proprietary parts--this is a good example--one of the carriers of derailleur hangers advertises they carry over 550 types--is this really necessary!? Seems like there...
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