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04-03-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By shelbyfv

I doubt this will be successful. Apologize and...

I doubt this will be successful. Apologize and get your friend a quick link asap. Encourage him to use a shop for future maintenance.;)
04-02-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 721
Posted By shelbyfv

:foo: But wasn't it a quality issue that prompted...

:foo: But wasn't it a quality issue that prompted you to return it?
04-02-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By shelbyfv

The Cannondale is a nice bike. Congrats.:thumb:

The Cannondale is a nice bike. Congrats.:thumb:
04-02-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 721
Posted By shelbyfv

Duplicate thread in General...

Duplicate thread in General https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1227333-hylix-carbon-ebay-scam.html
04-02-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By shelbyfv

Seatposts do come with different offsets. More...

Seatposts do come with different offsets. More offset will move your saddle further back. Would be much less expensive than changing the crank. You will need to know the diameter of your post and...
04-02-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,500
Posted By shelbyfv

It's good that cycling is a hobby for most of us....

It's good that cycling is a hobby for most of us. If we can't get the bike we want right now, it won't hurt us to wait a year. Shortages of toilet paper and coffee are a whole 'nother thing.
04-02-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,051
Posted By shelbyfv

Good to hear someone thought to look into...

Good to hear someone thought to look into this!:thumb:
04-02-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,500
Posted By shelbyfv

For perspective, folks who are truly agitated by...

For perspective, folks who are truly agitated by the price of bikes should take a look at the RV market this past year.:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By shelbyfv

Slide out on someone's snot rockets.... I got...

Slide out on someone's snot rockets.... I got trapped one year riding on the lower part of the Natchez Trace Pkwy. Pine pollen blowing around so thick it reduced visibility. Ugh.
04-02-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,796
Posted By shelbyfv

:popcorn

:popcorn
04-02-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By shelbyfv

Doesn't sound like a good idea.

Doesn't sound like a good idea.
04-02-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 721
Posted By shelbyfv

Chinese carbon seatpost at "bargain" price? ...

Chinese carbon seatpost at "bargain" price? Yep.
04-02-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By shelbyfv

If the mfg rates the bike for 300# that would...

If the mfg rates the bike for 300# that would include the wheels unless they have a disclaimer stating otherwise. Verify the weight rating for each bike with the mfg, don't assume. If you are near...
04-02-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,512
Posted By shelbyfv

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discuss...

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1227321-350-pound-6-foot-1-1000-budget-possible-not.html
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,118
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep. Hope he enjoyed reading all the additional...

Yep. Hope he enjoyed reading all the additional bloviage....
04-01-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By shelbyfv

RWGPS Basic is $50/yr....:foo:

RWGPS Basic is $50/yr....:foo:
04-01-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By shelbyfv

When it breaks or otherwise becomes inoperable.

When it breaks or otherwise becomes inoperable.
04-01-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By shelbyfv

Can't beat that for customer service!

Can't beat that for customer service!
04-01-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,861
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd suggest you preserve some sanity and actually...

I'd suggest you preserve some sanity and actually get a bike before you spend much time looking at accessories and geegaws. :thumb:
04-01-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,843
Posted By shelbyfv

When you build these basic cycles, cost could be...

When you build these basic cycles, cost could be significantly reduced by specifying only one wheel.
04-01-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, she took a pretty good tumble and no...

Yep, she took a pretty good tumble and no whining! :thumb: No respect for whiners....
04-01-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By shelbyfv

https://www.bikeforums.net/electronics-lighting-ga...

https://www.bikeforums.net/electronics-lighting-gadgets/
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By shelbyfv

Flat bars and caliper brakes. :foo:

Flat bars and caliper brakes. :foo:
Replies: 37
Views: 2,531
Posted By shelbyfv

I guess I missed out on the mo' money gene. ...

I guess I missed out on the mo' money gene. Probably why I'm not wealthy in my old age. I'd feel ashamed if some ignoramus gave me $595 for that unremarkable rust bucket.:notamused:
03-31-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By shelbyfv

I doubt much pedaling is involved so whatever...

I doubt much pedaling is involved so whatever length makes the riding position comfortable should be OK. Swapping the crank probably isn't something you will be able to do yourself. Best to take it...
03-31-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,051
Posted By shelbyfv

^^^ Yep, our current crop of trolls has been...

^^^ Yep, our current crop of trolls has been laying low this past week or so....
03-31-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By shelbyfv

Inspirational film

These ladies are cranking!:thumb: https://theradavist.com/2021/03/all-bodies-on-bikes/
03-31-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,609
Posted By shelbyfv

Keen observation. I've found this to be true as...

Keen observation. I've found this to be true as well. :foo:
03-31-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By shelbyfv

I agree. No reason to buy that stuff if you have...

I agree. No reason to buy that stuff if you have a choice.
03-31-21, 05:14 AM
03-31-21, 05:10 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,051
Posted By shelbyfv

IF you feel compelled to draft a random stranger...

IF you feel compelled to draft a random stranger you should always ask first. You probably have found folks are reluctant to interact with those who appear to be short a full deck. If you are truly...
03-30-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,311
Posted By shelbyfv

^^^^ He mentioned that in this thread as well....

^^^^ He mentioned that in this thread as well. https://www.bikeforums.net/fitting-your-bike/1226020-teach-___-how-choose-right-size-stem.html Like so much of this weird stuff, nobody knows how he...
03-30-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By shelbyfv

BSA indicates it's screwed in rather than press...

BSA indicates it's screwed in rather than press fit. It seems to come with spacers, fits either 68mm or 73mm bottom bracket shells. Those, AFAIK are the relevant specs. Don't know what those other...
03-30-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By shelbyfv

I agree. If you can't remove the wheel you are...

I agree. If you can't remove the wheel you are in over your head and need to take it to a shop.
03-30-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 822
Posted By shelbyfv

I've always thought this would be nice to have...

I've always thought this would be nice to have but never got around to getting one. Now I'm getting rid of tools, not buying more.:(
...
03-30-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By shelbyfv

This ...

This
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03-30-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By shelbyfv

Here are answers to what I could identify as...

Here are answers to what I could identify as answerable questions. What about the sixthreezero bike? NO. Weight limit 300#. What about Beach Cruiser? NO. Weight limit 270#. Will my weight explode my...
03-30-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By shelbyfv

Here's more info from someone who builds "clyde"...

Here's more info from someone who builds "clyde" wheels. Big Wheel Building: The Clyde (wheel) Conundrum. (http://lacemine29.blogspot.com/2018/08/the-clyde-wheel-conundrum.html)
03-30-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By shelbyfv

Good luck, nevertheless. Links...

Good luck, nevertheless. Links https://www.sixthreezero.com/products/sixthreezero-evryjourney-mens-26-seven-speed-steel-step-through-touring-hybrid-bicycle and ...
03-30-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By shelbyfv

Great frame choice! Deserves a Thomson...

Great frame choice! Deserves a Thomson post.:thumb: I like Terry saddles with the cut out but ymmv and you may need to try a few.
03-30-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By shelbyfv

Welcome! I've condensed the tl:dr for you. Check...

Welcome! I've condensed the tl:dr for you. Check out the half dozen similar posts on the first page for more ideas. IIRC some folks here with similar difficulties are happy with the Electra Townie....
03-29-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 852
Posted By shelbyfv

Yeah, that stem is pretty bad.:( The bike in post...

Yeah, that stem is pretty bad.:( The bike in post #3 has a Nitto Technomic, IIRC. It will allow you to set the bars higher than normal if you need to w/o looking quite so strange. Hang a bag from the...
03-29-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By shelbyfv

IMO, Utah by a clear margin. I've done a...

IMO, Utah by a clear margin. I've done a supported road bike tour from Moab to Zion and loved it. With research you can choose some "base camps" and venture out for the day on pavement or dirt. ...
03-29-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By shelbyfv

You'll probably have to experiment with the...

You'll probably have to experiment with the chain. 9,10, or 11. You may find one that works, or not. This only makes sense if someone is giving you the crankset.
03-29-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,010
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes, you can still find convertible disc hubs but...

Yes, you can still find convertible disc hubs but the QR and narrow width are going to be increasingly marginalized. If you are starting from a clean slate, thru axle is the best choice. IMO, the...
03-28-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By shelbyfv

Just curious, but what did you not like about the...

Just curious, but what did you not like about the GRX?
03-28-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 829
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm guessing if you can find out that Schwalbe...

I'm guessing if you can find out that Schwalbe sells the most touring tires you can probably find out who sells the most road and mtb tires. I'm not sure that's the best way to decide what tire to...
03-28-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't think you can learn much relating to fit...

I don't think you can learn much relating to fit by the size of the seatpost.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 857
Posted By shelbyfv

Waving thread!! Racer boys in jerseys!! ...

Waving thread!! Racer boys in jerseys!! :twitchy:
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