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08-22-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 338
Posted By shelbyfv

This would not be the same for everyone:beer:

This would not be the same for everyone:beer:
08-22-19, 04:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 684
Posted By shelbyfv

I agree completely. For my purposes even 50t is...

I agree completely. For my purposes even 50t is fine. OP apparently has a specific goal, unrelated to overall suitability. Why is another question....
08-22-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By shelbyfv

Nice choice, bet you love it:thumb:

Nice choice, bet you love it:thumb:
08-21-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 127,420
Posted By shelbyfv

What a kludge :lol: I drill out half the spline...

What a kludge :lol: I drill out half the spline on my crank arm, I'll be a little nervous standing to climb. Darwin :thumb: Thanks for posting, though. It's fun to see the weird stuff folks think up.
08-21-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 684
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't know why this wouldn't be helpful, but a...

I don't know why this wouldn't be helpful, but a bigger gear seems obvious. Post what you are currently using.
08-21-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 127,420
Posted By shelbyfv

These are current Shimano HT II cranks. They eat...

These are current Shimano HT II cranks. They eat what they are designed to eat, no more, no less. Seems lots has changed since back when....
08-21-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,111
Posted By shelbyfv

Laawzy that's lots of words!!

Laawzy that's lots of words!!
08-21-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,111
Posted By shelbyfv

Someone else is having similar problems cycling...

Someone else is having similar problems cycling around others https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1180910-arrrrghhhhhhh.html.
08-21-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By shelbyfv

A number of shops? :foo: Nevertheless, answer is...

A number of shops? :foo: Nevertheless, answer is no.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,280
Posted By shelbyfv

Sounds as if someone was just making stuff up. ...

Sounds as if someone was just making stuff up. :rolleyes: Agreed, does not sound safe or fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,280
Posted By shelbyfv

We pull off to the left, slap right hip as a...

We pull off to the left, slap right hip as a signal. That cannot be mistaken for pointing out a pothole or such.
08-21-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 127,420
Posted By shelbyfv

:foo: elaborate?

:foo: elaborate?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,213
Posted By shelbyfv

Rolling Stones 1965, Statesboro GA. At the...

Rolling Stones 1965, Statesboro GA. At the college gym. I may have gotten in free, CRS.
08-20-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 127,420
Posted By shelbyfv

Thanks for the report. Looks as if the FD needs...

Thanks for the report. Looks as if the FD needs to go in the cart with the crank. Now we know!
08-20-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By shelbyfv

This https://productinfo.shimano.com/#/com

This https://productinfo.shimano.com/#/com
08-20-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep. Seems pointless to question the mechanic's...

Yep. Seems pointless to question the mechanic's assessment w/o some basic knowledge of your own. As mentioned, cables are consumable and it's hard to predict when they will let go. Probably he...
08-20-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By shelbyfv

If you are flexible, these Pacenti are 24mm wide,...

If you are flexible, these Pacenti are 24mm wide, nice rims. https://pacenticycledesign.com/collections/rims/products/forza-road-front-rim
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 23,349
Posted By shelbyfv

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x640/hoover_gap_route_45da074c5af57dbf372a1170e53026ec320fea44.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By shelbyfv

So your tires don't have the small red "+" beside...

So your tires don't have the small red "+" beside the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,033
Posted By shelbyfv

I guess it is! It's an actual bike that can be...

I guess it is! It's an actual bike that can be ridden and apparently OP is an actual rider.:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 23,349
Posted By shelbyfv

It's been awhile! We should be seeing pics of...

It's been awhile! We should be seeing pics of OP's new Lynskey with 1x.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By shelbyfv

Don't know about Merlin but the return process...

Don't know about Merlin but the return process with Chain Reaction is straight forward. Does take awhile.
08-19-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 127,420
Posted By shelbyfv

:foo: wut?

:foo: wut?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 603
Posted By shelbyfv

Definitely something for your feet. I would...

Definitely something for your feet. I would suggest wearing your normal bibs and getting a few pair of waist tights in different weights. The two layers will be warmer where it counts and you'll...
08-18-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,465
Posted By shelbyfv

I guess your sponsor is badgering you about that...

I guess your sponsor is badgering you about that Strava KOM you lost. Chances are good others will stop at the intersection. Blow the sign and get that crown back!
08-18-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,333
Posted By shelbyfv

So the strip clubs are too far away to cycle? ...

So the strip clubs are too far away to cycle? Bummer!
08-18-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,682
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't. Why would I?

I don't. Why would I?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By shelbyfv

Kudos for your honesty! First poster on BF to...

Kudos for your honesty! First poster on BF to admit buying used bibs;)
08-18-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,682
Posted By shelbyfv

Pretty sure a cyclist shouldn't cross the center...

Pretty sure a cyclist shouldn't cross the center line, same as a car. A friend did that in a moment of inattention. He took the mirror off an oncoming pickup. He was seriously injured and had to...
08-18-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,674
Posted By shelbyfv

But obviously many others felt that the original...

But obviously many others felt that the original and subsequent posts were both uninformed and entitled. Different views:beer:
08-18-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,674
Posted By shelbyfv

I encourage you to stick with cycling whether or...

I encourage you to stick with cycling whether or not you enjoy the forum. It's a great pastime and getting along with others is not a requirement. You don't even have to wave!
08-18-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,674
Posted By shelbyfv

Used bike, I'd be surprised if you were able to...

Used bike, I'd be surprised if you were able to know this. Share your secret? :troll:
08-17-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,674
Posted By shelbyfv

As always mentioned in these threads, shops don't...

As always mentioned in these threads, shops don't necessarily want every customer. Sometimes it's just not worth it.
08-16-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,674
Posted By shelbyfv

First visit you were a potential customer. ...

First visit you were a potential customer. Second visit, you chose to not be a customer after hearing the cost of service. Hanging around the shop for two hours seems kind of creepy. :twitchy:...
08-16-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By shelbyfv

Good report, thanks!

Good report, thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,466
Posted By shelbyfv

That's a lot of words, even with the paragraphs!

That's a lot of words, even with the paragraphs!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 955
Posted By shelbyfv

No clue, I just learned of it in this very...

No clue, I just learned of it in this very thread:)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 983
Posted By shelbyfv

No question that outlier stem sizes can help make...

No question that outlier stem sizes can help make an incorrectly sized frame more usable. Hopefully OP has a frame that is correctly sized for him!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 955
Posted By shelbyfv

Nice rims of course, "However, road finds the...

Nice rims of course, "However, road finds the sweet spot at 30mm outer width....":rolleyes:
08-15-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By shelbyfv

+1 Years ago I had a bike with disc and a QR....

+1 Years ago I had a bike with disc and a QR. Never again. The thru axle I have now requires that I loosen it slightly to close the lever. Seems iffy to me so I probably should replace it with the...
08-14-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By shelbyfv

So sorry to hear of this. I hope an especially...

So sorry to hear of this. I hope an especially nasty future awaits those who prey on the lonely. Best wishes and trust you'll find someone soon! It's never too late:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 955
Posted By shelbyfv

Good to know. I've wondered when this would be...

Good to know. I've wondered when this would be resolved. Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,095
Posted By shelbyfv

They only stock Passion Fruit flavor at Costco. ...

They only stock Passion Fruit flavor at Costco. Very light, easy to chug.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,095
Posted By shelbyfv

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I recently began using this "Liquid IV." Despite the name, it's a powder. It...
08-14-19, 05:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By shelbyfv

Thanks all. It seems nothing is going on beyond...

Thanks all. It seems nothing is going on beyond user error;)
08-13-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By shelbyfv

Stolen bike?

Stolen bike?
08-13-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 663
Posted By shelbyfv

I think the idea was to gain stability and...

I think the idea was to gain stability and leverage. No reason to not use the chainwhip.
08-13-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,980
Posted By shelbyfv

Asking to know when and how it will fail is...

Asking to know when and how it will fail is asking the impossible, as is how badly you will be hurt when it does fail. If I were to tell you "it will be OK if you ride gently and only split like a...
08-13-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 663
Posted By shelbyfv

W/O a vise, look around for something else...

W/O a vise, look around for something else immovable that will hold at least two sides of the lock ring tool. Even 2X4s temporarily tacked down to a deck.
08-12-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By shelbyfv

Don't know. I only have one bike with thru axle,...

Don't know. I only have one bike with thru axle, so not an expert. It looks as if the ends of the hubs sit in shallow indents in the fork. The axle pulls everything tight. The axle shows no sign...
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