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07-17-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,520
Posted By rumrunn6

call the buyer & explain. give him a chance to do...

call the buyer & explain. give him a chance to do the right thing & take the bike he originally paid for
07-16-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,058
Posted By thumpism

Seen during a ride in the neighborhood. The...

Seen during a ride in the neighborhood. The poncho was to protect the carving until a cover could be built....
07-16-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By Lars Halstrom

Replaced

After talking to the LBS manager, he said document your issues in an email to him and he would contact the manufacturer. I got a call back from the manager within 15 minutes after I left and he said...
07-15-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,595
Posted By smoothness

Those are Compass/René Herse Rat Trap Pass.

Those are Compass/René Herse Rat Trap Pass.
07-15-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 422
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

In general, wider for more upright makes logical...

In general, wider for more upright makes logical sense. But I'm only familiar with how my arse works - yours might be different.

For anything below completely bolt-upright, spine 90 degrees from...
07-15-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By wgscott

I screwed up the thread title. I wanted to write...

I screwed up the thread title. I wanted to write "This wood hurt" but had "would" instead, thus ruining the pun.

Sorry.


:cry:
07-13-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By LaurieD

Chose a bike today and brought it home

Thank you to members who helped me work through some questions about buying another bike. While I’m very new to cycling, I find myself doing it daily, and needed something lighter and more...
Forum: Commuting
07-13-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15,210
Views: 10,955,384
Posted By the sci guy

Wasn't sure where else to put this just to share,...

Wasn't sure where else to put this just to share, but I see this guy a few times a week on my bike commute route through the park. He's got LEDs in the front for headlights, too. He hauls at a pretty...
07-13-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 927
Posted By 63rickert

The Sugino and Origin cranks are 110/74bcd....

The Sugino and Origin cranks are 110/74bcd. Minimum chainring 24 teeth. You really don't know what gearing you are going to need with the shorter cranks. Not short myself so only working from what my...
07-13-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,533
Posted By cccorlew

Congrats! Sometimes good tings happen. I...

Congrats! Sometimes good tings happen.

I went to a meeting Friday with the Contra Costa Transit Authority. I had made a couple of videos about the horrible bike infrastructure at Antioch's...
07-12-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 927
Posted By JohnDThompson

The way Mark Stonich at BikeSmithDesign shortens...

The way Mark Stonich at BikeSmithDesign shortens cranks is to drill and tap a new pedal eye closer to the spindle and then cut off and smooth the excess material along with the old pedal eye. Of...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,645
Posted By chas58

Merino Wool or Cashmere. Preferably from...

Merino Wool or Cashmere. Preferably from Salvation Army. I'm a wool commuter from below freezing to 80ish (although thin wool can go warmer). Wonderful temperature range, sweat wicking, no smell...
07-12-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 835
Posted By Daniel4

If you're only 16, then it's a good start to...

If you're only 16, then it's a good start to establish good habits before your bad habits take over as you get older and life gets in the way of sensible eating and exercise.

Cut out the fast food...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,645
Posted By ThermionicScott

"Dyed" in the wool, please. I'm not ready to die...

"Dyed" in the wool, please. I'm not ready to die in my wool yet! :lol:
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By Skipjacks

Wait wait wait....you read that post....the one...

Wait wait wait....you read that post....the one where I used the word 'schlong' and commented on the ever comical double vs triple crank and lube preference debates..... and you think I'm the one...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By Skipjacks

Meh....I don't feel like these guys are that much...

Meh....I don't feel like these guys are that much of a threat

https://kawarthanow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/peterborough-musicfest-a-flock-of-seagulls-01-696x464.jpg
07-10-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,055
Posted By Happy Feet

The question being: "does weight really matter on...

The question being: "does weight really matter on flat roads?" one would assume all components of movement ie. starting, stopping and maintaining momentum.

As it is, I engage in what would...
07-10-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 927
Posted By Pridedog

Just bought a set of 160 mm Origin 8 cranks from...

Just bought a set of 160 mm Origin 8 cranks from Amazon for my grandson for $50. They are available on Ebay as others have said. Just do a search for 160mm Crankarms.
Forum: Commuting
07-09-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 104,057
Posted By noglider

I found an iphone a few weeks ago. The owner's...

I found an iphone a few weeks ago. The owner's friend called it, and I answered, and I was able to meet the owner to return it to her.
07-09-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 927
Posted By _ForceD_

I would check with local machine shops and see...

I would check with local machine shops and see what they would charge to shorten your existing set for you.

Dan
07-09-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,521
Posted By Wildwood

Many of today's billionaire's have committed the...

Many of today's billionaire's have committed the majority of their vast fortune to philanthropy. Gates, Buffett, Bezos and many others have taken the step, unfortunately none (to my knowledge) are...
Forum: Commuting
07-09-19, 09:15 AM
07-09-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 48,988
Posted By stanman13

Now there's a cutting-edge side gig! ...

Now there's a cutting-edge side gig!



(I'll just show myself out...)
07-09-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 927
Posted By Darth Lefty

If you can't find a triple you can install a big...

If you can't find a triple you can install a big cassette (11-40). Sunrace makes them in several speeds.

SRAM NX 155 mm. For 1x11, obviously, with a 30t steel chain ring. Probably like $140 with...
07-09-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 927
Posted By JohnDThompson

TA "Carmina" cranks are available in 155mm,...

TA "Carmina" cranks are available in 155mm, 160mm, 162.5mm, 165mm, 167.5mm, 170mm, 172.5mm, 175mm, 177.5mm and 180mm lengths, but somewhat outside your $200 limit.
...
07-09-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 927
Posted By mrt2you

Ebay search--- mtb 160 crankset and mtb 165...

Ebay search--- mtb 160 crankset and mtb 165 crankset
160mm 255 listings and 165mm. 263 listings most are new.
07-09-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 48,988
Posted By Brocephus

This might work :D ...

This might work :D
https://i.ibb.co/qDc2qfY/download.jpg (https://ibb.co/j8Qj02k)
07-09-19, 03:18 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 48,988
Posted By cs1

You realize I was kidding. I wish there was a...

You realize I was kidding. I wish there was a smart ass emoji.
07-09-19, 12:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 927
Posted By AnthonyG

Try contacting this guy. Short Bicycle...

Try contacting this guy.

Short Bicycle Cranks (http://www.bikesmithdesign.com/Short_Cranks/)

Honestly. Just be thankful that you can get them at any price.
07-09-19, 12:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 927
Posted By Dr.Lou

A cold day at a nudist colony.

A cold day at a nudist colony.
07-07-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,097
Posted By merziac

I have said this before and I am going to repeat...

I have said this before and I am going to repeat it here.

As a lifelong mechanic including professionally for 25 years FoMoCo and ASE Senior Master technician, 30 years drag racing motorcycles and...
Forum: Commuting
07-07-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,908
Posted By zacster

3 weeks left... Just sayin'...

3 weeks left... Just sayin'...
07-07-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13,462
Views: 2,685,760
Posted By fender1

Third Trek this week. 1990 Trek 950 not far from...

Third Trek this week. 1990 Trek 950 not far from my house. All original minus tires. $50.
...
07-06-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6,498
Views: 1,524,350
Posted By ncrnelson

92 or 93 Kona Explosif

I picked this Kona Explosif up at a thrift store for $60. The rear rim was worn through, front wheel was a cheapo replacement, front derailleur cage was broken off, and the rear derailleur, cassette...
07-06-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 48,988
Posted By stanman13

In my layman's opinion it happened because the...

In my layman's opinion it happened because the industry is built around moving on to the Next Big Thing, and in this case that was 700c. I guess I'm neutral to it overall, but I think that it's not...
07-06-19, 02:56 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,982
Posted By Lucillle

Great: Lasagna Potato chips and...

Great:

Lasagna
Potato chips and California onion dip
Cannoli
BBQ stuffed baked taters
Sweet potato pie

Awful:
07-05-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 48,988
Posted By cooperryder

There are sure some great looking bikes posted...

There are sure some great looking bikes posted recently.

Very nice!

These vintage mt bike frames are so versatile for building up and customizing to ones preferences.

After adding decent...
07-05-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,058
Posted By hazetguy

Saw this black snake on my July 4th ride. About...

Saw this black snake on my July 4th ride. About 4' long. It was crossing the bike/multi use path. I stopped to watch it, and also to make sure no bike path warrior would come flying along and run...
07-04-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,055
Posted By jideta

I think you are at what I call the Mendoza line...

I think you are at what I call the Mendoza line of bicycle weight.
After that I believe it comes down to how a frame responds to your style of riding.
I had 20lbs steel frame bicycle that felt like...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 104,057
Posted By no motor?

Perhaps it's a refreshment stop handing out swag...

Perhaps it's a refreshment stop handing out swag for another bike to work day?
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,431
Posted By wgscott

Get some of these and forget about narrow -- go...

Get some of these and forget about narrow -- go as wide as will fit:

https://www.renehersecycles.com/product-category/components/tires/26-inch/
07-02-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 49,755
Posted By hokiefyd

:-) Trek called the color Inkwell Blue, and it is...

:-) Trek called the color Inkwell Blue, and it is pretty. Your heart is safe -- mine's a 21".

I did pay only 35 bucks for it (seriously). Here's your cash, sir...no questions, thank you!
...
07-02-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,472
Posted By Helderberg

Before you cut the bar or spend money on lock on...

Before you cut the bar or spend money on lock on grips why not use the brake lock rings as a stop point? Slide the grips out to the outermost placement move your brake rings out to touch as a stop...
07-02-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,058
Posted By SpeedofLite

Two days ago, the first one I've seen in the wild...

Two days ago, the first one I've seen in the wild since moving from the midwest.
Just off the River Mountain Loop Trail near Boulder City, NV.
Shell was about 8" long. Maybe not a big deal for...
07-02-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,179
Posted By riverdrifter

I see the logic there.

I see the logic there.
07-02-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,631
Posted By ColonelSanders

And the sequel ...

And the sequel

https://surlybikes.com/parts/kickstand_plate
07-02-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,631
Posted By indyfabz

Did you ever see this?: ...

Did you ever see this?:

https://surlybikes.com/info_hole/spew/kickstands_on_long_haul_truckers
07-01-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By Helderberg

Thanks. I will let you know what an "Epic...

Thanks. I will let you know what an "Epic Ride"feels like when I have one. :lol:
Be safe all, Frank.
Forum: Commuting
07-01-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15,210
Views: 10,955,384
Posted By the sci guy

Don't remember when the last time was I posted in...

Don't remember when the last time was I posted in here...

Still have the same '84 Raleigh Sportif as my main bike (pic take on my morning commuter in March):...
07-01-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,631
Posted By BCDrums

Youch! Perhaps I are one.

Youch! Perhaps I are one.
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