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02-25-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,991
Posted By Trakhak

Rather than "Always stay out front," which is an...

Rather than "Always stay out front," which is an impossible rule to implement, the rule should be "Never overlap the wheel in front of you."
02-23-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I think the cage's inner plate being upside down...

I think the cage's inner plate being upside down has something to do with the problem... Remove it and reinstall right side up and get back to us with your findings. Andy
01-17-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,593
Posted By tkamd73

Litespud Nice analogy, all my bikes except one...

Litespud Nice analogy, all my bikes except one are DT shifter, a bit more effort, just like my TR6. But very enjoyable.
Tim

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01-16-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,593
Posted By SurferRosa

Disagree! :lol: :thumb: ...

Disagree! :lol: :thumb:

https://live.staticflickr.com/5592/14849310652_7514319323_b.jpg.
01-08-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By 2_i

Older TA chainrings in my stock lack that double...

Older TA chainrings in my stock lack that double feature. Going back to the original general question, the TA chainrings are manufactured very precisely from the harder 7075 alloy. They have superior...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,044
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Given the circumstances, there is only one...

Given the circumstances, there is only one plausible answer :

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01-06-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By cxwrench

Only if you want them to slip around for a week...

Only if you want them to slip around for a week or 2. Isopropyl is the hood lubricant of choice.
12-27-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By GlennR

Yes

Yes
12-18-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,549
Posted By veganbikes

It is going to be tough going for a lot of shops...

It is going to be tough going for a lot of shops for a while, we can't get parts so we are having to let folks go. We will need to hire people and now is the best time to do it but with little money...
12-17-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,992
Posted By Koyote

Wow, just saw this post after a spin on my...

Wow, just saw this post after a spin on my brand-new-to-me pristine vintage Stumpjumper. I bought it out of the back of a van at a great price!
12-15-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By dsbrantjr

Well, you have 25 (or 29, or 33, whatever) other,...

Well, you have 25 (or 29, or 33, whatever) other, larger holes in the rim already for the spokes and valve. I would just clean up any rough edges, maybe drill them out round to avoid stress risers...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,990
Posted By Doohickie

"What is something that only wimps do,...

"What is something that only wimps do, Alex?"
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,990
Posted By Maelochs

This. The outmoded idea that you run down...

This.

The outmoded idea that you run down the big ring and drop onto the small ring is outmoded because it doesn't work.

There is considerable overlap so that you can do 2/3 of your riding in...
12-08-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,294
Views: 156,062
Posted By one4smoke

Awesome! I think I had 2 or 3 this year, with 133...

Awesome! I think I had 2 or 3 this year, with 133 miles being my best. Thatís a nice average speed for 5.6K of climbing.

:beer:
12-07-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 749
Posted By reconnaissance

This makes the most sense to me. Put another way,...

This makes the most sense to me. Put another way, the left crank, in order to drive the chain must transfer torque through the spindle to the right bolted chainring. The right crank directly drives...
11-10-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,688
Posted By HillRider

1. Yes, the "crown race" should be removable from...

1. Yes, the "crown race" should be removable from the old fork and transferred to the new one. Be careful to pry or tap it loose evenly around it's circumference or use a specific crown race removal...
10-23-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,179
Posted By noglider

I switched to stainless steel bottles. They make...

I switched to stainless steel bottles. They make a big difference.
10-22-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,458
Posted By JanMM

Using a Dremel with a cutoff wheel in recent...

Using a Dremel with a cutoff wheel in recent years. Love the shower of sparks! Small nail for the hole and fine file as needed.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,325
Posted By genejockey

This is one reason I stopped paying attention to...

This is one reason I stopped paying attention to high end audio as soon as I bought my system 30 years ago - you can keep spending money forever, chasing the last little bit of performance. That way...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,981
Posted By WhyFi

A few pounds can dramatically change the feel of...

A few pounds can dramatically change the feel of a bike, though you probably wouldn't be able to see a difference on a stopwatch.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,834
Posted By impolexg

This is a rather timely thread for me. I'm 80% a...

This is a rather timely thread for me. I'm 80% a single speed mountain biker and just ride road during the week when I don't have time to hit the trails. I have spent decades with an 80's cannondale...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,834
Posted By scuzzo

i went from a alum felt to a litepeed vortex......

i went from a alum felt to a litepeed vortex... fits great fast as hell... i dont feel the need to even dabble in carbon.....
09-25-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,243
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

there are no cons really

there are no cons really
09-24-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,381
Posted By Germany_chris

If the ride is in the afternoon I try to make...

If the ride is in the afternoon I try to make sure I get some Bushmills and some beer, If the ride in the morning I'll eat a couple boiled eggs w/o yolks ('cause yuck) toast and/or cereal/oatmeal.
...
09-24-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 13,668
Posted By Germany_chris

I think what always gets forgotten in threads...

I think what always gets forgotten in threads like this is second look factor. If your goal is to build the fastest bike possible composite frames are where it's at, layup changes, fiber changes, et....
09-23-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,563
Posted By Mojo31

This is how I cope. ...

This is how I cope.

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09-20-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,002
Posted By zacster

I'm avoiding the 50-29 combo because of cross...

I'm avoiding the 50-29 combo because of cross chaining, not because it can't do it. In fact I've found myself in the combo a few times already without realizing it. I've been in the habit of going to...
09-20-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,515
Posted By big chainring

Best car I have owned. '81 Mercedes 240D with a 4...

Best car I have owned. '81 Mercedes 240D with a 4 sp maunual trans. Rock solid. 30mpg. You can find high mileage drivers for $2000, stellar low mile examples at $5000. Cast iron engine will do a...
09-19-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By janthenat

Sorry, just realized I didn't really clarify my...

Sorry, just realized I didn't really clarify my current setup leading the reader to assume I'm using a Campagnolo crank. Here's my setup:

Veloce 10sp shifters
Veloce 10sp front derailleur
...
09-16-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,126
Posted By Rolla

I know of no such product. I'd imagine that in...

I know of no such product. I'd imagine that in order to secure them tightly enough to not move around and to release from the pedals predictably, they'd be uncomfortable. I don't know the issue...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19,840
Views: 4,312,794
Posted By look566 rider

New to me Colnago Tecnos!

Saddlle will be updated with Fizik Antares. Group will be swapped for silver Campy Athena 11 speed gruppo.
...
09-09-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,678
Posted By cyccommute

Less a Holy Grail than a Lazy Grail or a “Don’t...

Less a Holy Grail than a Lazy Grail or a “Don’t Understand Gearing” Grail. What possible reason is there for shifting into big-big combination? The big-big gear is a duplicate of some other gear and...
09-04-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,425
Posted By zeeway

My hands love Dutch handlebars

My return to biking was about six years ago on a hybrid with straight handlebars. Very solid bike, but my hands hurt after riding a short distance. Tried various fixes, but none worked very well, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,227
Posted By rower2cyclist

Yes, will try that. Re radiators, what I really...

Yes, will try that. Re radiators, what I really miss is to sit down next to one or better put my back against one on a cold winter day and read a book or just chill. Air heating is so useless.
09-02-20, 04:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,102
Posted By wolfchild

100% waterproof and 100% breathable at the same...

100% waterproof and 100% breathable at the same time is a fantasy. There is no such thing out there. Gore-Tex and other similar fabrics are only good for low intensity activities. Anything higher...
08-29-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,015
Posted By GlennR

I always do my own work.... I trust no one. ...

I always do my own work.... I trust no one.
https://i.imgur.com/Qjjh7Pa.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/3fqMoZd.jpg

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By oldwinger14

There are a lot of good deals on eBay but also...

There are a lot of good deals on eBay but also lots of knockoffs.

$15 for "Shimano" cleats from eBay that may or may not be genuine versus $20 for genuine Shimano cleats from CC.... I will pay...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By genejockey

Yeah, 'niceholes' drive me nuts. I don't want...

Yeah, 'niceholes' drive me nuts. I don't want them to be NICE. I want them to be PREDICTABLE. That's why, as others have said, I slow down long before the stop so I CLEARLY arrive after them. But...
08-23-20, 04:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 746
Posted By livedarklions

I buy whichever is cheaper that day. If people...

I buy whichever is cheaper that day. If people are checking out the length of your valve stems, at least try to get them to buy you a drink.
08-21-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,862
Posted By cyccommute

I don’t while I ride. This article does a pretty...

I don’t while I ride. This article does a pretty good explanation of why it’s not really necessary....
08-14-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,170
Posted By pstock

on that item, you are correct. Campy Super...

on that item, you are correct.

Campy Super Record EPS 12 group
UK Vat Incl. $3981
VAT: $663
Wiggle keeps: $3318

US export price: $3330 (Wiggle keeps it all)

Let's check another. I'll take...
08-13-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,162
Posted By livedarklions

I think the real issue is accident/fatality rate...

I think the real issue is accident/fatality rate data anywhere, including the U.S. is going to be useless in this discussion because the number of people running flashing lights in daylight is next...
08-13-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,162
Posted By njkayaker

The problem is that you aren't making sense...

The problem is that you aren't making sense (that's on you).

Whatever the German law is does't mean people aren't better of using flashing lights. It doesn't say anything one way or another.
08-09-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 942
Posted By rmacdona

Front right, rear left. I am right handed and...

Front right, rear left. I am right handed and want the front brake to be operated by my dominant hand. Lots more control that way.
08-04-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,347
Posted By shelbyfv

I wouldn't ride a bike with even a rumor of a...

I wouldn't ride a bike with even a rumor of a crack or a "pristine" carbon frame of unknown provenance. However, for a trainer I'd drill the ends of those cracks, wrap the business in some sort of...
08-04-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,787
Posted By Doug64

http://classicrendezvous.com/France/Thevenet_bike_...

http://classicrendezvous.com/France/Thevenet_bike_test.htm

Bernard Thevenet-- This is actually an older PX10 not the newer model discussed in the link above. You can see the fender stay mount on...
08-04-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,043
Posted By Koyote

Click on a few women's lingerie websites, and...

Click on a few women's lingerie websites, and you'll start getting better popup ads in facebook.
08-02-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,162
Posted By njkayaker

This is about bicycle lights (not airports). ...

This is about bicycle lights (not airports).

https://cyclingtips.com/2017/02/see-seen-every-cyclist-needs-know-daytime-running-lights/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 20,368
Posted By noodle soup

Are you a dentist?:rolleyes:

Are you a dentist?:rolleyes:
07-21-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By 79pmooney

b88, we are getting to see the underbelly of this...

b88, we are getting to see the underbelly of this democracy out in the light. The good thing is that it is out in the light and being seen. What sucks is that it is also being experinced by people...
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