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Posted By Bulette

March nearly slipped by, what with spring break,...

March nearly slipped by, what with spring break, and an ever-growing concern for the global pandemic. As more and more institutions shuttered, my rides kept getting shorter, but now that the...
03-29-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By kingston

GLR board has voted to disaffiliate all rides...

GLR board has voted to disaffiliate all rides from RUSA until at least mid June (https://glr.greatlakesrando.org/stats/pages/myClub.xhtml).

Interesting times.
03-29-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By ROT_01

I sent this to tue RUSA board: I believe all...

I sent this to tue RUSA board:
I believe all RUSA sanctioned rides should be officially cancelled with a potential restart set for June 1 at the earliest. I interpret anything less as an abdication...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-29-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By dsaul

I use these adapters from Paragon to attach my...

I use these adapters from Paragon to attach my 19mm stays to plate style dropouts. The cone shaped end allows the stay to come in at an angle to the dropout. I'm welding them, so I don't know how...
03-28-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A lot of people think normalized power is average...

A lot of people think normalized power is average not counting zeros, you have the data to prove that's not true. That's a random aside, but you said you wanted to hear more about this.

The zeros...
Replies: 54
Views: 4,544
Posted By atwl77

Sounds a lot like the first time I did my very...

Sounds a lot like the first time I did my very first solo 100km, barely a month after I started picking up cycling. Camelbak with 3L reservoir, rain jacket, spare clothes, a lunch box with...
03-25-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,307
Posted By cb400bill

Thread's dead baby. Thread's dead.

Thread's dead baby. Thread's dead.
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Posted By downtube42

I had a short test ride of the Space Horse,...

I had a short test ride of the Space Horse, before things shut down. I liked the ride - smooth and comfortable for the 20 minute test ride. I didn't get a chance to ride the Fuji Jari. That line...
03-18-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By antimonysarah

As an RBA (this is such a weird time to be a new...

As an RBA (this is such a weird time to be a new RBA): RUSA will be leaving these level of decisions up to individual regions -- we already sent out an email mentioning exactly those things --...
03-17-20, 03:47 AM
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Posted By atwl77

Audax Malaysia has postponed this month's events...

Audax Malaysia has postponed this month's events (one BRM1000 and one BRM300) until an unannounced later date. The country is officially in a partial lockdown until the end of the month, so I'm...
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Posted By kingston

Here's another one ...

Here's another one
https://www.bikeforums.net/training-nutrition/1195452-centuries-vs-lots-daily-rides.html
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Posted By rhm

I didn't notice! But then again I was riding 53...

I didn't notice! But then again I was riding 53 mm tires. There were some pretty bad roads on LOL as well, which I did notice. So far, no regrets about my big fat tires.
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Posted By DrIsotope

If I went to bed at 7pm, I'd be up at 2am as...

If I went to bed at 7pm, I'd be up at 2am as well. Because that's like 7 hours of sleep, which my body would reckon as a luxury. Since the children showed up, I'm asleep at 11-11:30, and up by...
03-05-20, 12:09 PM
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Posted By smontanaro

Happy to take more detail pictures if folks want....

Happy to take more detail pictures if folks want. I've offered it for sale mostly so I stop banging my head on it. If someone finds it interesting enough to either buy it or offer something in trade,...
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Views: 1,079
Posted By znomit

I rode a fairly tough 300 on Saturday, finishing...

I rode a fairly tough 300 on Saturday, finishing at midnight. I foolishly had arranged to be at work at 11am on Sunday. If not for that I would have had a few beers after the ride and slept until mid...
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Posted By Cycletography

March Century For March I completed my...

March Century

For March I completed my century ride on the 1st, complete with an ice cream stop. Yummmmmm! :love: At the end of February I signed up for Strava, enrolled in a few March...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-03-20, 11:48 AM
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Posted By duanedr

Looks good! Get a little dab at the top on the...

Looks good! Get a little dab at the top on the right where the bar meets the seatstay - just to complete the fillet. I find taking pictures and looking at my work through pictures help me see it...
Replies: 19
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Posted By joewein

I didn't have much chance of riding in February,...

I didn't have much chance of riding in February, with a single Century ride and one 40 km ride with a friend. I also suffered some pretty bad back pain while away on a business trip.

Last week I...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-29-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 65
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Posted By calstar

practice makes better

I'm learning everytime I pick up the torch, trying different tip size, rod size, flame proximity to work, torch angle, brass flow rate, etc.

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Forum: Framebuilders
02-23-20, 07:36 PM
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Posted By Nessism

The down tube will buckle if you try to bend it...

The down tube will buckle if you try to bend it into alignment (don't ask me how I know.)
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Posted By rhm

Wow, atwl77, that sounds like quite a ride. Nice...

Wow, atwl77, that sounds like quite a ride. Nice photo, too. Thanks for the writeup! My legs hurt just reading it (though Sunday's 200, almost perfectly flat, with no adverse weather condtions to...
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Posted By atwl77

Finished my Super Randonnée, in 50h 24m....

Finished my Super Randonnée, in 50h 24m. Absolutely brutal ride, toughest I've done so far with extreme heat during the day and then as low as a 10°C descent with nothing more than a rain jacket to...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-09-20, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Saul KK

It's zona tubing, but the thicker 8/5/8 with a...

It's zona tubing, but the thicker 8/5/8 with a 7/5/7 DT.

I capped off one end of the CS and filled it with sand. Then welded the other end shut, making sure to leave a couple of pin holes for the...
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Views: 4,544
Posted By downtube42

I'm in the porcupine as well. I have a bit of...

I'm in the porcupine as well. I have a bit of work to do.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-07-20, 02:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Saul KK

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20200205_220519_9a1eacfa1cdbb2ae4b6e2f35c115676fd9e4e493.jpg...
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Views: 1,388
Posted By kingston

If you post the ride on strava your followers may...

If you post the ride on strava your followers may give you kudos.:)
02-03-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By dualresponse

Now I can't stop thinking about this ride....

Now I can't stop thinking about this ride. Perhaps the October run. My 10 year wedding anniversary is on 10/9. What a perfect excuse to take my wife to DC, enjoy the anniversary, then she can leave...
02-01-20, 07:55 PM
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Posted By billnuke1

Arrrrgh!,,

Eye, finger coordination not always the best...move the Mark Forums Read away from the Subscribed Threads...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-27-20, 10:55 AM
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Posted By gugie

Close up of the mechanism. ...

Close up of the mechanism.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x1024/49446278338_3b2ff8967d_b_66a17db0a1ab05087380a5670c935ca4592d9886.jpg
01-25-20, 09:23 AM
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Posted By dsaul

I'll try to answer your questions, but I feel...

I'll try to answer your questions, but I feel like your mission of a comfortable, vibration free off-road ride is misguided. Riding a bike off-road is never going to be a comfortable and vibration...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-24-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 96
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Posted By duanedr

Here's a picture of my set up as I was drilling...

Here's a picture of my set up as I was drilling it. You can see the puddle of water contained by plumber's putty to keep the bit cool and grinding through. If I was to have a benchtop drill press, I...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-19-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By Tdotbikes

Alignment Table Bottom Bracket Post

I finally got around to turning a BB post for my alignment table. It is made out of A2 tool steel. It can accommodate a BB shell up to 2” in diameter and 120mm in width. The post is threaded 1”x14...
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Posted By joewein

I rode another Century for January (on Strava...

I rode another Century for January (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/3002302546)). I am not planning to match or break last year's record of 31 Centuries for the year, as long as I add...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By joewein

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/FqMUpVeem6thmhxS...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/FqMUpVeem6thmhxSGZyWD56FKqGjCyeMP3U3mtTeV2eUjqzMb0sO5nGGbQuA4yIVrmIlg7NABk1YLoCH1pac-AvetuNa7-oRNO9U9AbzLxOu9XqrokR-PBZogikeWohcVS33caY5ZgISsNNFyApXU4-Kpzy0bI3CXzUExE...
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Posted By clasher

I gave Pete some ideas to avoid the greater...

I gave Pete some ideas to avoid the greater Toronto area to hopefully LOL is a bit more pleasant in that regard.
01-03-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By squirtdad

would a pedal hanger like this help ...

would a pedal hanger like this help https://www.amazon.com/Venzo-Bicycle-Cycling-Storage-Hanger/dp/B07BBNBGPC
...
Replies: 43
Views: 3,785
Posted By pdlamb

Good point. I was going to say any bike that...

Good point. I was going to say any bike that made me feel like I was half my age would be a dream bike, but a good stoker on the bike might make that dream even better!
Replies: 40
Views: 3,149
Posted By anotherbrian

My R-12 silliness was over a summer that had a...

My R-12 silliness was over a summer that had a month of 100^F++++ weekends, and I had no chance to ride during the week when it was slightly less than 100. On the very last day of the month I went...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-07-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By duanedr

I agree with Nessism. Having said that... ...

I agree with Nessism. Having said that...

Of course someone has done this! It was (cleverly) called the Frame Geometry Project!! Looks like the most recent bike was 2008 Rivendells.
...
Replies: 34
Views: 5,886
Posted By MetinUz

I am at 9100, will probably end up with 9500 or...

I am at 9100, will probably end up with 9500 or so.
Replies: 34
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Posted By StephenH

I rolled over 10,000 a month or so ago. Hope to...

I rolled over 10,000 a month or so ago. Hope to ride Friday with a friend who is still shooting for 10,000.
10-25-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By ThermionicScott

Pressing in the bearings was nerve-wracking, as...

Pressing in the bearings was nerve-wracking, as it's not something I have a lot of experience with. I used a board with a hole in it, a 10mm QR axle, some washers, and axle nuts to pull the bearings...
Replies: 259
Views: 31,985
Posted By atwl77

Rode a 200k yesterday, the last BRM of the 2019...

Rode a 200k yesterday, the last BRM of the 2019 season for my country. It's pretty much the rainy season right now with heavy rains and thunderstorms practically everyday, so I was prepared for wet...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-19-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By dsaul

I use this attachment that I made for my frame...

I use this attachment that I made for my frame fixture. The dummy tire can be replaced with a flat plate to hold the stays in position. Its a bit fiddly to get it positioned just right, but it...
09-19-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,409
Posted By polyphrast

Mounted the light today and went for a 20 min...

Mounted the light today and went for a 20 min ride to a park with some dark paths. Nobody needs a high beam when there are streetlights, so in most cases it's more a "want to have it" thing. However...
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Views: 4,181
Posted By kingston

Here you go! The Million Meters of Milk...

Here you go!

The Million Meters of Milk (http://www.greatlakesrando.org/our-calendar/million-meters-and-green-bay-getaway) is a cloverleaf 1,000k with a home-base in Green Bay
Day 1 – 271 miles...
Replies: 6
Views: 4,181
Posted By kingston

Just finished this ride last night. The route was...

Just finished this ride last night. The route was fantastic, the weather was perfect, and the volunteers were phenomenal.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-06-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,671
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

New Bike Complete

I've had a few projects brewing this last winter and have always been slow to complete and ride them. This bike is one of two matching bikes for the wife and I. Today was it's first bike club ride,...
06-28-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,050
Posted By njkayaker

It's a Connect IQ app. The newer Garmins let you...

It's a Connect IQ app. The newer Garmins let you load apps (sort of like an iPhone).
Forum: Framebuilders
05-16-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 242,243
Posted By mikeread

Finished at last

My second frame is finished at last. It took just 15 years after completing my first.
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