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Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,641
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I reckon a lot of Brooklynites only got room for...

I reckon a lot of Brooklynites only got room for one bicycle in their apartment, might not even have a big enough place that they'd want a spare non-aero wheelset to go with their non-aero bag. Bar...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,641
Posted By znomit

It's for those people who ride further than you...

It's for those people who ride further than you do.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,055
Posted By BritishV8

FWIW, I like Gatorskins just fine for my...

FWIW, I like Gatorskins just fine for my commuter. I don't carry a pump, spare tire, patch kit... I ride in the rain and in the dark. I have no worries about flats.

I have stickier tires on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,055
Posted By BoraxKid

A lot of the hate comes from a few years ago when...

A lot of the hate comes from a few years ago when people were still over-inflating their tires. If you over-inflate the Gatorskins, you're gonna have a bad time. But if you keep them inflated to less...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,491
Posted By ScottRiqui

Supertack...

Supertack (https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/us/en_US/equipment/cycling-components/bike-handlebar-grips-tape/bike-handlebar-tape/bontrager-supertack-handlebar-tape-set/p/12523/) is a different...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,541
Posted By GlennR

My question is why the different fork... crash?

My question is why the different fork... crash?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,479
Posted By Bah Humbug

So, the strategy is to convince us all that we...

So, the strategy is to convince us all that we don't need FDs, wait for us to buy frames with no provisions for FDs, let us realize we still want FDs, then sell an incredibly overengineered system to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,836
Posted By bruce19

I don't know if brand means anything to you but...

I don't know if brand means anything to you but when looking at AL I don't think you can go wrong with a Cannondale CAAD13 or a CAAD12, if you can find one leftover.
11-30-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,207
Posted By Digger Goreman

Every close pass (especially on blind hills),...

Every close pass (especially on blind hills), ignored crosswalk/bike crossing, distracted ego riding/"driving" 1+ tons of irresponsible, 4-wheeled death machine(s)... i.e., every day on a bicycle in...
11-25-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,289
Posted By timtak

I recommend tinted bicycle helmet visors. 30USD...

I recommend tinted bicycle helmet visors. 30USD gets you a grey lens and a dual layer helmet. Another 15USD pays for three spare visors in clear, yellow, and rainbow....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By PepeM

They even allow those blades of mayhem known as...

They even allow those blades of mayhem known as disc brakes run, so you bet you can use cantis.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 30,831
Posted By pickettt

I've got more respect for the guy (or girl) that...

I've got more respect for the guy (or girl) that gets rocked off the back every ride, giving their all, than for the guy who uses a crutch to stay in it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,771
Posted By MoAlpha

NOS 7800 put on 1983 frame in 2014. No scratches....

NOS 7800 put on 1983 frame in 2014. No scratches. Sad thing is that a soulless, plastic bike has relegated it to the trainer because it so f’ing much more fun to ride.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 981
Posted By indyfabz

About 44 miles on the trail in Lehigh Gorge State...

About 44 miles on the trail in Lehigh Gorge State Park on Saturday. It had been in the 90s on Friday. I started out on Saturday in arm warmers.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,491
Posted By skipm

+1 on the bar tape, it came on my 2020 Domane SL...

+1 on the bar tape, it came on my 2020 Domane SL 5 as well. According to the spec sheet the official name is "Bontrager Supertack Perf tape". I don't have much experience with other bar tape except...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,099
Posted By pennpaul

I always prop the bike outside on the storefront....

I always prop the bike outside on the storefront. If I feel a little leery, I either won't stop there or just fasten my helmet around the wheels. I will also try to shift into big/small to make it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By thenewjs

I've been looking for the specific tape used on...

I've been looking for the specific tape used on the Domane for sometime now, but can't it. I



I've been to many Trek shops and none sell the specific tape used on the Domane.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By 79pmooney

Or, for very little money - old inner tubes. :) ...

Or, for very little money - old inner tubes. :)

Having said that, I might just do my first wrap with innertube. I've been riding doubled up cloth tape the past few years. Did once wrap a bar...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,099
Posted By Kimmo

If I'm leaving my bike outside, often I'll shift...

If I'm leaving my bike outside, often I'll shift it into top gear, without following through, so if anyone jumps on it, they'll have to contend with a crunchy mess that rapidly gets to 4:1 if it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,936
Posted By Wilmingtech

I travel a bit for work and have rented a few...

I travel a bit for work and have rented a few times (only domestically in the states). Mostly with success.

Here are the things I will bring if I know I am renting -

1. Your own Saddle - As...
08-12-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,719
Posted By woodcraft

I disagree with the thought that there is no...

I disagree with the thought that there is no effect without rigorous enforcement.

It takes a while for behaviors to change, but over time, they do.

Maybe you used to throw trash out the car...
08-12-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,719
Posted By TimothyH

All things considered, I'd rather have the law...

All things considered, I'd rather have the law then not.

This thread should be moved to the advocacy forum where disproportionate rage and misinformation about what the law actually says is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By helouwn

Old Bike - Getting New Cranks / Chainrings

I've got an older Cannondale SuperSix Evo Ultegra Di2 (Ultegra 6770). I think it's a 2013. It is equipped with Cannondale Hollowgram SI cranks and FSA Chainrings (50/34). While there are newer bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,866
Posted By firebird854

The best upgrade you can do is a change of...

The best upgrade you can do is a change of wheelset, if you're really trying to min-max the bike, an $800 wheelset on an $800 bike would be a great upgrade. In my honest opinion however, I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,583
Posted By spitfire557

Thank you for the response. After reading that,...

Thank you for the response. After reading that, it certainly doesn't seem like it'd be a worthwhile upgrade.

I understand my bike is a "entry level" road bike, so I'm just trying to make the most...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,583
Posted By JohnJ80

^this. Not all that infrequently, something...

^this.

Not all that infrequently, something happens to my main bike and if I didn't have another bike to ride, I'd be grounded until the parts arrived and I had time to repair it or my LBS...
08-02-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 33,345
Posted By mstateglfr

Woah there- pump the brakes...or feather them i...

Woah there- pump the brakes...or feather them i guess since this is a cycling forum.
Wearing ear buds doesnt mean one isnt worried about getting splattered and it doesnt mean one is riding along...
08-02-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 33,345
Posted By Happy Feet

Come hang in the old folks home for a bit and...

Come hang in the old folks home for a bit and observe dying from Alzheimer's or Parkinson's on a daily basis. That'll cure ya.
08-02-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 33,345
Posted By gregf83

No cars but watch our for the bears! Just eating...

No cars but watch our for the bears! Just eating breakfast and watching the news and one of the main stories is a cyclist lying in a hospital bed with a mangled leg. He was riding on a gravel road...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 34,330
Posted By Rides4Beer

SL5 in Rage Red, I'm digging it. :thumb: ...

SL5 in Rage Red, I'm digging it. :thumb:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1440x1080/domanesl5_20_28311_b_portrait_1bdb31467abacfc91fe01d701ea93908a5c5948a.jpg
07-24-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,982
Posted By TXBDan

I used this method but with the foil on a...

I used this method but with the foil on a carpeted stair in my house. It worked amazingly well. I had no idea what my sit bones looked like...
07-24-19, 03:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,413
Posted By randyjawa

I really liked my Motobecane Grand Jubilee...

I really liked my Motobecane Grand Jubilee (http://www.mytenspeeds.com/My_TenSpeeds_1/Feature_Bicycles/Feature_Bicycles_France/Motobecane_Gran_Jubilee/MOTOBECANE_GRAND_JUBILEE_1_Start.htm) and tried...
07-23-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,413
Posted By Rollfast

One more post and it's a picture party!

One more post and it's a picture party!
07-14-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,042
Posted By ChinookTx

Monitoring my cadence has resolved my knee...

Monitoring my cadence has resolved my knee problems. I used to ride in the low 70s and had terrible knee problems. Now I try to stay within 90-100 (unless I'm climbing steep hills) and my knees are...
07-08-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 257,503
Posted By 76SLT

My 91, I believe, SR600. ...

My 91, I believe, SR600.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190622_145504_7fceebfc1d3a374bf8bd7ad011f570a0b504e2ef.jpg...
06-28-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,834
Posted By mgopack42

At (in?) "Butt Crack Rock" ...

At (in?) "Butt Crack Rock"

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20180324_121545217_1__222d377d94a757a92bfc8cc18381b78a6546585d.jpg
06-23-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19,748
Views: 3,235,611
Posted By game_player_s

Man's bicycle - $50 (Easley) ...

Man's bicycle - $50 (Easley)
https://greenville.craigslist.org/bik/d/easley-mans-bicycle/6918324600.html
One of these finally popped up on my area Craigslist. Someone who couldn't be bothered to...
06-12-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 132,580
Posted By vp1337

My utterly hideous Bianchi: ...

My utterly hideous Bianchi:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x1452/a2f9adf985521ddd4f33ab6922d47f49bb5dc479_3d2ff8ff9833fad6e30bd010c3378e4d30037c3d.jpg
05-24-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 132,580
Posted By simmonsgc

Some really cool bikes here lately, so tastefully...

Some really cool bikes here lately, so tastefully done. This thing, on the other hand, is a bit of a tank. But it's a comfortable tank. Steel stem, steel fenders, and the heaviest tires in the...
05-22-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 257,503
Posted By lonesomesteve

I recently acquired this 1985 SR500. I was...

I recently acquired this 1985 SR500. I was expecting the ride to be a bit jarring compared to the steel bikes I usually ride, but I've been pleasantly surprised by ride quality of this beast.
...
05-21-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 257,503
Posted By fasthair

Very cool! Always thought that was a sharp paint...

Very cool! Always thought that was a sharp paint job.You sure don't see these everyday. What is the group? Enjoy.

fasthair
05-21-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 132,580
Posted By DQRider

Actually, I traded her in after I finished...

Actually, I traded her in after I finished building her into a very unique utility/cargo bike. Here's the only photo I have with her fully built:

https://i.imgur.com/DHZqIUR.png

1 x 10 Shimano...
05-19-19, 12:08 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 132,580
Posted By BicycleSafari

1983 StumpJumper Sport

RALEIGH_COMP

I've been working on piecing this build together for a while, and here's the first iteration.
Still have some details and bits to change/refine, but it rides great as is.
I'm not...
04-22-19, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 257,503
Posted By Lemond1985

Thank you. It's a Frankenbike, with mostly...

Thank you. It's a Frankenbike, with mostly low-end Shimano components. 1988 Criterium Series frame. Crankset is a Tiagra triple with the Hollowtech 2 bottom bracket I found on Ebay for $40. Brakes...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10,290
Views: 2,866,775
Posted By kizale

I'll show some Caad8 love since I don't see many...

I'll show some Caad8 love since I don't see many in here. I recently picked this on on Craigslist for a couple hundred bucks. It was my size and I loved the frame and paint. It's going to replace my...
02-08-18, 08:01 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 132,580
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

(Re-post pic) This also belongs here... ...

(Re-post pic) This also belongs here...
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4590/24698803297_b7720bda2b_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DCxPJa)20180107_151358 (https://flic.kr/p/DCxPJa) by Luan Pham...
02-07-18, 11:21 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 132,580
Posted By AustinFitz

I'm working on one right now for my mom. It...

I'm working on one right now for my mom. It started as a stock 1996 Mongoose Switchback, but I've changed nearly everything on it. Getting close to finished with it!

https://i.imgur.com/smmPV6z.jpg
02-07-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 132,580
Posted By kingston

I think this one counts. ...

I think this one counts.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-17, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10,290
Views: 2,866,775
Posted By bottles

That being said I've finally met the quota to...

That being said I've finally met the quota to post an image

https://i.imgur.com/y46vU3B.jpg
11-27-17, 07:40 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 132,580
Posted By Murray Missile

Here's one I did for my Daughter-In-Law, 1989...

Here's one I did for my Daughter-In-Law, 1989 Schwinn Probe.

Before:
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/UdiapG.jpg

After:...
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