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Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By shelbyfv

If the bike came with a crank, you could check...

If the bike came with a crank, you could check for the press fit creak. Otherwise you have sort of a pig in a poke. There are ways around it for most frames but some are just too off. Warranty...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,849
Posted By shelbyfv

When I was shopping a few years back they had a...

When I was shopping a few years back they had a series of YouTube videos that explained the differences. If you narrow it down to a couple you can email them with specific questions.
08-24-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 590
Posted By shelbyfv

Seems OP has left us:foo:

Seems OP has left us:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By shelbyfv

Enjoy your new bike!

Enjoy your new bike!
08-23-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By shelbyfv

Read up on current Campy bottom brackets vs...

Read up on current Campy bottom brackets vs Shimano.
08-23-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 590
Posted By shelbyfv

Your "labor," planning and sourcing of parts has...

Your "labor," planning and sourcing of parts has no market value. The value of the completed project would be the lowest cost of all parts, less some depreciation or discount for not being new from...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By shelbyfv

Smells like spam, wonder why it was...

Smells like spam, wonder why it was "unlocked."
08-22-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,703
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: 51
Views: 1,962
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: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By shelbyfv

Nice choice, bet you love it:thumb:

Nice choice, bet you love it:thumb:
08-21-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 128,121
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: 51
Views: 1,962
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: 446
Views: 128,121
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: 75
Views: 3,143
Posted By shelbyfv

Laawzy that's lots of words!!

Laawzy that's lots of words!!
08-21-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,143
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: 14
Views: 1,031
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: 53
Views: 2,337
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: 53
Views: 2,337
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: 446
Views: 128,121
Posted By shelbyfv

:foo: elaborate?

:foo: elaborate?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,474
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: 446
Views: 128,121
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: 207
Posted By shelbyfv

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

This https://productinfo.shimano.com/#/com
08-20-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
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: 9
Views: 547
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: 335
Views: 25,366
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: 536
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: 2,150
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: 335
Views: 25,366
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: 5
Views: 412
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: 446
Views: 128,121
Posted By shelbyfv

:foo: wut?

:foo: wut?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
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: 1,591
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: 1,454
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: 38
Views: 2,227
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: 848
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: 38
Views: 2,227
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: 6,039
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: 6,039
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: 6,039
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: 6,039
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: 6,039
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: 441
Posted By shelbyfv

Good report, thanks!

Good report, thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,506
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: 972
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: 1,003
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: 972
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: 668
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: 640
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: 972
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: 5,428
Posted By shelbyfv

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

They only stock Passion Fruit flavor at Costco. Very light, easy to chug.
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