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04-13-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,627
Posted By Ted Noiz

I'm in the same position as you in many ways. Had...

I'm in the same position as you in many ways. Had insomnia since childhood and deal with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Have used Marijuana in order to manage it in the past (and will again if the...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-12-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,711
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I have yet to find a pedal and shoe that works...

I have yet to find a pedal and shoe that works for me off road, so sneakers and Deore pedals w/ clips and straps. I have thought about their aspect on this fall off. Not to be contrary but I've...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-11-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,711
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The autopsy is finished and the patient died of...

The autopsy is finished and the patient died of blunt force trauma. Yes this frame is toast. It's actually rather interesting in how the various bends and dents are.

First and most obvious is the...
04-02-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,028
Posted By Troul

Drafting has its + & - , however, I often wonder...

Drafting has its + & - , however, I often wonder if the - is thought about when in the moment ready to draft. Example: You work your ninja moves to stealthily draft someone. That person has no...
04-02-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,627
Posted By shelbyfv

:popcorn

:popcorn
04-01-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By MattCycle

At what point do motorized bicycles and scooters...

At what point do motorized bicycles and scooters become motorized vehicles and should be regulated as such? Unpopular opinion, most cycling incidents I have seen or been apart of, have been because...
03-30-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By GuitarRider2002

I appreciate all the replies. I'm...

I appreciate all the replies.

I'm definitely going to get the Velocitys, not sure which one though. If I were on a very tight budget, I would just rebuild the factory wheels with some DT Swiss...
03-29-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,182
Posted By Troul

if peared in the like conditions, the cherry...

if peared in the like conditions, the cherry picking of results would be very difficult to achieve.
03-20-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,678,236
Posted By bechermitT

Thanks for the suggestions, by now it kind of...

Thanks for the suggestions, by now it kind of fixed itself. I think it was just the unfamiliarity with the brake-lever combo and a few minor adjustments did the rest. (I had to delete your posted...
03-16-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 608
Posted By noobinsf

Have you checked the chain for wear?

Have you checked the chain for wear?
03-15-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By wgscott

I have their stem and seat post. Definitely an...

I have their stem and seat post. Definitely an excellent suggestion.

My wife has wrist and hand pain. We have tried almost everything. She finally got cortisone injections, which have allowed...
03-13-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By MidTNBrad

So....I removed the bolts and they were dry on...

So....I removed the bolts and they were dry on the outside and it looked like the threads had threadlock on them. This was the first time they were removed in five years so I figured keeping them...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-13-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,711
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The bike is done for now. I blued the frame and...

The bike is done for now. I blued the frame and fork, applied decals, clear coated and assembled the components. Rode it up and down the street then over our lawn.
...
Forum: Foo
03-11-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,864
Posted By Darth Lefty

it should have a circle, a circle, a dot, and a...

it should have a circle, a circle, a dot, and a dot
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,018
Posted By jaxgtr

I got pulled over by a cop once in an area where...

I got pulled over by a cop once in an area where they have 5 cops for a 2 mile stretch along a road over looking the beach. I was drafting behind a mini van in front of me doing about 28 in a 20....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Iride01

Did you use the converter tool to gauge where to...

Did you use the converter tool to gauge where to set the position of the converter switch?

https://si.shimano.com/api/publish/storage/pdf/en/dm/RBFD001/DM-RBFD001-01-ENG.pdf

page 14.
03-05-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 502
Posted By speedyspaghetti

So two things: 1. I got it off - the electric...

So two things:
1. I got it off - the electric impact did the trick. It was definitely really stuck in there cause it took quite a bit of pulsing to get it off. I had to risk it with a chrome socket...
03-04-21, 03:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By alij2018

YOU ARE DAMN RIGHT. I adjusted cable first then...

YOU ARE DAMN RIGHT. I adjusted cable first then adjusted rear derailleur. I have installed rear derailleur and adjusted tension several time in my life and it is the first time I have done this...
03-03-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,010
Posted By 3alarmer

. ... I always use the electric car to go buy...

.
... I always use the electric car to go buy gas for the IC lawn mower. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,212
Posted By Tycho Brahe

Raise your hand if you checked after reading this...

Raise your hand if you checked after reading this thread.
03-01-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By SB_Greg

Sunset to a Frozen Stem

Frozen Stem Drama
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 939
Posted By alexdi

Edco, Recon, and Token have all-steel 12-28s in...

Edco, Recon, and Token have all-steel 12-28s in 11. More details (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16C3Rz6qmzmurSNd-L3IeMSFukkBFV6D1DRbfS59EDrE/edit#gid=873671641).
03-01-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,678,236
Posted By ElCani

More work on done my Appalachian... Nitto...

More work on done my Appalachian... Nitto Randonneur Bars (B132) and Nitto MT-10 stem, plus some metal mudguards I had lying around. Crap bar tape that doesn't stretch, nightmare to wrap.

...
02-28-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By Raleigh71

YOU GUYS WERE RIGHT ON!!! I assembled the...

YOU GUYS WERE RIGHT ON!!!

I assembled the cage wrong!

See photos. Any ideas?

...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-27-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,711
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Last shots for a while. The completed frame/fork...

Last shots for a while. The completed frame/fork will see a visit to my sandblaster (in sister's garage who is recovering from C-19, she has a week to go in her quarantine), get a final touch up...
02-27-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,001
Posted By Enthalpic

Successful time trialling (STT) is a product of...

Successful time trialling (STT) is a product of time and money. STT = (time)(money) (eq. 1)

We also know that time = money (eq. 2)

Substituting eq. 2 into eq. 1 we see that STT =( money)^2 (eq....
02-26-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 650
Posted By topflightpro

Regarding Canyon, I really don't know. Like some...

Regarding Canyon, I really don't know. Like some of there other bikes, I suspect the highest end options will go full internal routing.

Honestly, find the bike that fits best and meets your...
02-24-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By merlinrkd

Update on the Giant Zorbers fork recall. Giant...

Update on the Giant Zorbers fork recall. Giant suppled a new Talon bike to satisfy the warranty! I turned in the CADEX to the dealer. Hats off to Folsom Bike for a smooth process. They are great!
02-24-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By merlinrkd

Update: I found the Amazon noodle I was using had...

Update: I found the Amazon noodle I was using had a defect. There is a small burr inside the aluminum housing. It's small but bumps into the nylon liner. I switched housings and used Shimano premium...
02-24-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By dsaul

Any 1 1/8" EC34(External Cup 34mm) threadless...

Any 1 1/8" EC34(External Cup 34mm) threadless headset will work. Cane Creek 40 series is the best value for the money, but there are plenty of less expensive headsets that will work fine, as well.
02-23-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By xyz

It's easier to stay warm with all the baby eating...

It's easier to stay warm with all the baby eating that must go on there.
02-21-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,095
Posted By sweeks

You forgot *spelling*! (Glass houses, etc.) ...

You forgot *spelling*!
(Glass houses, etc.)

But seriously, you are 100% right about the provision of relevant details. :thumb:
02-19-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,095
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Inner tube grease is called Talc. Andy

Inner tube grease is called Talc. Andy
Forum: Touring
02-19-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,466
Posted By Tourist in MSN

In a former life I traveled a lot, had to haul...

In a former life I traveled a lot, had to haul along a lot of electronic and other equipment in my luggage for work.

A friend of mine had a roommate that loaded food onto airliners (back in the...
02-19-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,056
Posted By veganbikes

I use Smoots...

I use Smoots (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smoot), Tatums (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatum_(music)), Sagans (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indefinite_and_fictitious_numbers#Sagan's_number) and...
02-19-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,095
Posted By fholt

Apologies for the messy post - I have cleaned it...

Apologies for the messy post - I have cleaned it up. Thankfully I'm not allowed to have anything to do with interplanetary craft - just my creaky bike.
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By Darth Lefty

You can't plaza everyone

You can't plaza everyone
02-17-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By klasse

I never saw the triangle. I did have the ring on...

I never saw the triangle. I did have the ring on backwards, and the situation seems to be fixed. thanks to all.
02-17-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,001
Posted By burnthesheep

I'm not assuming anyone is dumb, just posting a...

I'm not assuming anyone is dumb, just posting a visual for what's being talked about currently with the meters:

https://www.dnasoftware.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/targets.png
02-14-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By sloar

Back from powder coater

Just got my Serotta back from the powder coater and Iím extremely happy. I initially started this project to flip, once I built it up Iíve decided to keep it. I need to change the bars and stem then...
02-13-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,941
Posted By wgscott

Our (his) experience with 12-speed: SRAM GX Eagle...

Our (his) experience with 12-speed: SRAM GX Eagle was unusable and self-destructed. Twice. Went through 2 derailleurs quickly. XT was vastly better, but Shimano's clutch is poorly designed (and is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,677
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Rodriguez Outlaws are pretty light steel. ...

Rodriguez Outlaws are pretty light steel.

https://www.rodbikes.com/catalog/outlaw/outlaw-main.html
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,358
Posted By noodle soup

I know a few shop owners that stock only Shimano...

I know a few shop owners that stock only Shimano equipped road bikes because they got tired of dealing with SRAM warranty issues. SRAM is very easy to deal with when there's an issue, but customers...
02-12-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,033
Posted By big chainring

About $10 for a half pint of Rustoleum, a 1/2"...

About $10 for a half pint of Rustoleum, a 1/2" art brush and a qt of paint thinner.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,358
Posted By popeye

Die SRAM

www.velonews.com/gear/tech-wearables/sram-quietly-stops-selling-powertap-power-meters/

I love my G3's. Buy and kill I hope they die.
02-12-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,001
Posted By gsteinb

F me?

F me?
Forum: Foo
02-12-21, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9,495
Views: 1,139,530
Posted By skijor

Couldn't find the 710 cap?

Couldn't find the 710 cap?
02-11-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,123
Posted By dvdslw

TRP Cable Pull Disc Brakes Surprisingly Good!

I just purchased a Salsa Warbird that came with TRP Spyre mechanical disc brakes and I thought the first order of business would be to change them out for hydraulics but holy crap, these brakes are...
02-09-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 712
Posted By spelger

The tiger has broken free

And she is out! A better wrench was all i needed. Now to get a replacement. If you look closely there are some metal shavings in the grease. i could not find a source for this after i cleaned it up....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,028
Posted By Andy Somnifac

I'd love to hear his thoughts on running shoes...

I'd love to hear his thoughts on running shoes too.
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