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09-20-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 287
Posted By shelbyfv

I can't imagine anyone, much less a "double...

I can't imagine anyone, much less a "double clyde," seriously thinking of wearing a kilt while teaching. Could the students find you any more bizarre or distracting? This has to be a joke...
09-19-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 287
Posted By shelbyfv

Sounds like a good way to lose your job. Just do...

Sounds like a good way to lose your job. Just do what nearly everyone else does and order appropriate clothing on the internet.
09-13-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By shelbyfv

Someone posted this thread...

Someone posted this thread https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1183401-bike-multi-tool.html two days ago. Maybe y'all can collaborate.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't think it's possible for you to determine...

I don't think it's possible for you to determine that. Probably few manufacturers know carbon as well as Giant, but 13 years could cover a lot of drops, dings, and so forth with unpredictable...
09-13-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 994
Posted By shelbyfv

:innocent:

:innocent:
09-12-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By shelbyfv

Sounds like a good plan. Probably not so many...

Sounds like a good plan. Probably not so many homes have hairspray around anymore;)
09-12-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,194
Posted By shelbyfv

Cool idea to use the tube!

Cool idea to use the tube!
09-12-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By shelbyfv

Hairspray will act as light glue. Remove the...

Hairspray will act as light glue. Remove the duct tape.
09-11-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,485
Posted By shelbyfv

I tend to agree that recreational road cycling...

I tend to agree that recreational road cycling requires less of what we used to call hand/eye coordination than ball sports. Anyone who has decent strength and endurance can become a reasonably...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,100
Posted By shelbyfv

This is a good thing! If you can't tell the...

This is a good thing! If you can't tell the difference you can happily stick with the lower level components and save lots of $ over your cycling years. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,586
Posted By shelbyfv

The cage isn't going to change whether the 32...

The cage isn't going to change whether the 32 clears the pulley. It's unlikely that it will, but depends on the configuration of the dropout. Try it and see. If it doesn't work, Wolf Tooth, MTB...
09-10-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By shelbyfv

Here it is in the correct FGFS forum...

Here it is in the correct FGFS forum https://www.bikeforums.net/fixed-gear-freestyle/1183146-artistic-cycling-anyone.html Enjoy;)
09-10-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By shelbyfv

You could more appropriately post this in the...

You could more appropriately post this in the Women's forum, if in fact....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,751
Posted By shelbyfv

Nice! I like the splash of color near the...

Nice! I like the splash of color near the dropouts. On the other hand, that's quite a stack of spacers under the stem so you'd better not post it on Hot R Not:innocent:
09-09-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,082
Posted By shelbyfv

Did I read that Specialized had sent revised...

Did I read that Specialized had sent revised decals to the owners of the bikes that were mislabeled? If they didn't send you one, maybe you should contact them with your serial number.
09-09-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't know about well adjusted but I confess...

I don't know about well adjusted but I confess I'd rather be out riding than doing home maintenance.;) I have a long list of stuff I probably ought to do, but putting up with cosmetic deficiencies...
09-09-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By shelbyfv

It cleaned up pretty easily from the hard...

It cleaned up pretty easily from the hard surfaces- floor, cabinets, table, chairs, window sills, etc. It did stain the painted drywall. Repaint is pending but for now there are patches of different...
09-09-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By shelbyfv

Here is my story of compounding stupid choices. ...

Here is my story of compounding stupid choices. I had not ridden the bike in months and when I retrieved it from the basement the front tire was flat. GravelKing 42. I decided it was a good time...
09-08-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,764
Posted By shelbyfv

I couldn't count the number of men and women in...

I couldn't count the number of men and women in my riding group who have bikes that "cost 8000 or more." "Rube" is not a term I'd associate with any of them....
09-08-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By shelbyfv

The Fixed Gear Freestyle forum includes trick...

The Fixed Gear Freestyle forum includes trick bikes:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,272
Posted By shelbyfv

Welcome to BF! SRAM front shifting seems...

Welcome to BF! SRAM front shifting seems problematic for many. How about updates from the other buyers in this thread, ridethetown and one4smoke.:thumb:
09-08-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By shelbyfv

Do you have any indication that crank has a mtb...

Do you have any indication that crank has a mtb chainline? It looks like a regular road crank. Personally, if it was my tandem I'd keep the bar ends and get V brake drop bar levers (or the long...
09-08-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,302
Posted By shelbyfv

Read the OP and thread again. Nobody objected to...

Read the OP and thread again. Nobody objected to the video or the rider. What caused comment was OP's insistence that he wanted "specialy girl bike shows." Get it now?:rolleyes:
09-08-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,764
Posted By shelbyfv

Agreed, looks kind of sissy. Like you could have...

Agreed, looks kind of sissy. Like you could have an ebike motor hiding under all that plastic.
09-08-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,982
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes this is "mechanics" section, though you might...

Yes this is "mechanics" section, though you might reconsider giving away your research for free. Why not charge for it?:thumb:
09-07-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,691
Posted By shelbyfv

If you haven't already, check the DC Rainmaker...

If you haven't already, check the DC Rainmaker reviews. I'm pondering the same choice. +1 for REI.
09-07-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,302
Posted By shelbyfv

Ahh, YouTube channel:rolleyes: Creepy because he...

Ahh, YouTube channel:rolleyes: Creepy because he came off as some kind of fetishist. Apologies, just another guy scamming.
09-07-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,982
Posted By shelbyfv

Where's the fun in that? Some of the posts are a...

Where's the fun in that? Some of the posts are a match for anything I've seen on BF! Plus it's only overload if you try to make sense of the nonsensical. Let's roll!!
09-07-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By shelbyfv

I used to cut them w/o problems. Then I got the...

I used to cut them w/o problems. Then I got the small Rema linked above, very nice.
09-07-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,982
Posted By shelbyfv

Impressive!!

Impressive!!
09-07-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By shelbyfv

I agree. I've used similar combos numerous...

I agree. I've used similar combos numerous times. 9 speed mtn and road are all compatible.
09-06-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,970
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep!:thumb:

Yep!:thumb:
09-06-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,435
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm gone:crash:

I'm gone:crash:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By shelbyfv

Look on Strava heat maps or search RWGPS if you...

Look on Strava heat maps or search RWGPS if you don't get replies.
09-06-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,435
Posted By shelbyfv

It's just rude to walk into someone's house and...

It's just rude to walk into someone's house and take a dump on the floor. This is the ebike section, let them preach to the choir. If claims like this were made in General, I'd probably have a lot...
09-06-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,080
Posted By shelbyfv

I agree that you should check for movement...

I agree that you should check for movement somewhere other than the headset.
09-06-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,435
Posted By shelbyfv

:thumb:

:thumb:
09-06-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,982
Posted By shelbyfv

Here is the microcrystalline wax link in case...

Here is the microcrystalline wax link in case someone missed it in the other thread https://blendedwaxes.com/product/microcrystalline-wax/
09-05-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,618
Posted By shelbyfv

Here is a link to microcrystaline wax...

Here is a link to microcrystaline wax https://blendedwaxes.com/product/microcrystalline-wax/
09-05-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,618
Posted By shelbyfv

Mascara brush works OK for chunks between the...

Mascara brush works OK for chunks between the cogs.
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By shelbyfv

Nicer color than many of them. That one may be...

Nicer color than many of them. That one may be lightly used, nobody has ridden bars set like that in over 20 years;)
09-04-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,435
Posted By shelbyfv

^^^ I don't disagree but I'm inclined to let...

^^^ I don't disagree but I'm inclined to let folks run with it in the ebike section. Post it in General, different response:thumb:
09-04-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By shelbyfv

Do yourself a favor and use a Shimano crank with...

Do yourself a favor and use a Shimano crank with HTll. You can get a nice Sora compact for under $50.
09-04-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,982
Posted By shelbyfv

^^^ Be not discouraged, prophets often travel a...

^^^ Be not discouraged, prophets often travel a hard road!
09-03-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,982
Posted By shelbyfv

^^^ Good point:thumb:

^^^ Good point:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,478
Posted By shelbyfv

I think Lynskey butts their tubes in house, FWIW....

I think Lynskey butts their tubes in house, FWIW. They were building Ti stuff for the chemical industry and others long before they got into bikes. In my riding group there are more Moots than...
09-02-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,618
Posted By shelbyfv

This thread has become derailed. Or maybe...

This thread has become derailed. Or maybe deranged....
09-02-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By shelbyfv

Start here...

Start here https://www.sheldonbrown.com/brakes.html
09-02-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,045
Posted By shelbyfv

If your bike shop can't get a spoke nipple, that...

If your bike shop can't get a spoke nipple, that may be the tip of the iceberg of problems with the bike. Send it back and ask the bike shop for advice on a similar bike that uses normal parts.
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