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Forum: Foo
10-16-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 976
Posted By tyrion

Maybe it was translated from British English to...

Maybe it was translated from British English to Kazakh to American English.

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Forum: Foo
10-16-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 976
Posted By noisebeam

I prefer the term flush mount. You can translate...

I prefer the term flush mount. You can translate that to expel mount if desired.
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 976
Posted By TiHabanero

My daughter started out pursuing translation as a...

My daughter started out pursuing translation as a profession, but was told by professionals in that field that the algorithms are getting so good that there is little need for translators as the...
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 976
Posted By livedarklions

Everybody's favorite restaurant name in China: ...

Everybody's favorite restaurant name in China:

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10-05-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,643
Posted By Deal4Fuji

To begin with....everything ...

To begin with....everything
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWC3p2FwLkA
09-02-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,390
Views: 764,139
Posted By jamesdak

Here's a rare pic of me with 5 of my Lemonds from...

Here's a rare pic of me with 5 of my Lemonds from last summer. Did a Lemond tribute ride celebrating the 30th anniversary of that amazing time trail win. 5 Lemonds for 6 miles each for the 30...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 183,925
Posted By kellichou

BLESS YOU for rescuing this sweet baby! Two of my...

BLESS YOU for rescuing this sweet baby! Two of my favorite things--bike commuting and kitty cats! I'm so glad you're keeping him!
Forum: Commuting
07-24-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 183,925
Posted By Unca_Sam

Are the raccoons in the ship's bridge?! That's...

Are the raccoons in the ship's bridge?! That's incredible!!
07-16-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 273,763
Posted By Meech33

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-10-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 273,763
Posted By Jagamov

Decided a carbon bike needed some carbon parts. ...

Decided a carbon bike needed some carbon parts.


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07-07-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By greatscott

I think modern AL bikes are a great value, and...

I think modern AL bikes are a great value, and they don't ride as harsh as they use to. You can get AL bikes that will weigh as much as CF for half the cost of a CF bike, so if you want a really...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 830
Posted By Iride01

Don't spend money you don't consider disposable...

Don't spend money you don't consider disposable income on a bike if you have questions as to which one to get. Buy a bike that is inexpensive enough so you can get another with no issue if you find...
07-03-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,787
Posted By livedarklions

I think there's some science, but it's all...

I think there's some science, but it's all pointing in the direction of "everybody is different" , which basically means it's going to be useless in determining what you should do. Trial and error,...
07-03-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,787
Posted By wolfchild

There is no such thing as nutrition...

There is no such thing as nutrition science...Nutrition science is not real science, it is just a bunch of theories, opinions, anecdotes and wild guesses, all of it to be taken with a grain of...
07-02-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 273,763
Posted By SpeedRanger

Replaced Sram Digit 7 brakes with a new set of...

Replaced Sram Digit 7 brakes with a new set of TRP CX9's


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Forum: Foo
06-28-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,681
Posted By clemsongirl

that could explain a lot of your posts......

that could explain a lot of your posts......
Forum: Foo
06-27-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,681
Posted By Paint Job Steve

This is actually the saying of somebody that...

This is actually the saying of somebody that drank two beers and half a bottle of wine I don't even remember typing that.
Forum: Foo
06-27-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,681
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Yea....this is a saying by someone who has...

Yea....this is a saying by someone who has experienced neither.
Forum: Foo
06-26-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,681
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Fostering cats and kittens.

We lost our baby, Pixel, at the end of February, and I'm honestly still pretty heartbroken about it. So Mrs. WT aren't quite ready to adopt another kitten or cat quite yet. And we just bought a house...
06-22-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By pullings

Here it is......general definition of alloy in...

Here it is......general definition of alloy in bike world since I can remember.
https://www.livestrong.com/article/339750-what-is-an-alloy-bike-frame/...
06-17-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By Doge

Most know that. Common speak about bikes is...

Most know that. Common speak about bikes is "alloy" means aluminum.
06-15-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By montanasoftware

My first decent bike was Reynolds 531 double...

My first decent bike was Reynolds 531 double butted steel. Then in 1985, I switched to a Cannondale racing frame. I was so excited when I saw the ads in Bicycling Magazine that I had to have one. ...
06-15-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 66,020
Posted By livedarklions

Trust me on this--it's a lot harder to spot that...

Trust me on this--it's a lot harder to spot that as a joke if you've had issues with it. Fortunately, the problems went away with the bike.
06-15-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By road292

I ride a 2010 (2011?) aluminum Trek 2.3. It has...

I ride a 2010 (2011?) aluminum Trek 2.3. It has 105 components and was a huge upgrade (for me) over the 1990s era fat tube aluminum Cannondale I had been riding before the Trek. I'm not a...
06-15-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By TricycleTom

The really cheap bikes are still all steel, right...

The really cheap bikes are still all steel, right down to their slippery-when-wet rims. but Robert Persig's comment on steel applies to all alloys. People who don't work with metal tend to think...
06-15-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 66,020
Posted By livedarklions

I used to think that until I got drop bar bike...

I used to think that until I got drop bar bike frames that weren't too big for me and got narrower saddles. Hard to explain, but basically, a bad experience with a poorly fitting drop bar bike scared...
06-15-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 66,020
Posted By livedarklions

I don't know whether boxers or briefs work better...

I don't know whether boxers or briefs work better for flat bars, but my drop bars definitely go commando except for bar tape.
06-15-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By FlMTNdude

The best material for a bike is the material on...

The best material for a bike is the material on the bike which you enjoy riding. Opinions about quality of material aside, if you enjoy the bike and enjoy riding it then nothing else matters. That...
06-15-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 66,020
Posted By livedarklions

It's amazing this stupid argument is getting...

It's amazing this stupid argument is getting revived.

Most people ride flat bar. A significant number of people ride drop bar. Drop bar is generally faster, but not by as much as a lot of people...
06-14-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 66,020
Posted By wolfchild

I put drop bars on two of my MTBs last year and I...

I put drop bars on two of my MTBs last year and I find them very useful on windy days and I also like them when riding over rough terrain. I actually use the drops a lot and find them comfortable. My...
06-14-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 66,020
Posted By Miele Man

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/828426-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/828426-show-your-vintage-mtb-drop-bar-conversions-271.html

Cheers
06-14-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By cyccommute

Based on what I've seen at my local co-op, I...

Based on what I've seen at my local co-op, I would say there are actually 2 levels of Tourney. Some of the entry level bike shop bikes are coming with Tourney and those seem to be of a much better...
06-13-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By cyccommute

What do you mean by “serious road biking”? For...

What do you mean by “serious road biking”? For racing, they may be pointless but 99.9% of riders never race. My definition of a “serious” road ride is likely different from yours as well as from what...
06-13-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By cyccommute

I'm less concerned about frames than the other...

I'm less concerned about frames than the other parts. Aluminum bars have a very small diameter and are more likely to fatigue than the frame is. The newer 31.8mm diameter handlebars are better but...
06-12-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By Metieval

I love aluminum, just not the way they are...

I love aluminum, just not the way they are designed now. Leaving the Down tube open ended with a raw edge at the BB... is a huge no for me.

Hydroforming AL, is so awesome, and then.. frame makers...
06-12-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By bruce19

I was out today on my CAAD 12 and I love this...

I was out today on my CAAD 12 and I love this thing. As much as my Guru Sidero (steel). And, I love my Guru.
...
06-12-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By mr_bill

Aluminum fans. Hope this helps....

Aluminum fans. Hope this helps. (https://www.homedepot.com/b/Heating-Venting-Cooling-Fans/Aluminum/N-5yc1vZc4lwZ1z0r2iz)

-mr. bill
06-12-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By 70sSanO

Youíre not that rich if you have to tell someone....

Youíre not that rich if you have to tell someone.

John
06-12-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By livedarklions

Leather...

Leather (https://bikepretty.com/blogs/blog/leather-bike-collection-coco-republic)
06-12-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By Darth Lefty

Aside: reminded me of the rules of adjective...

Aside: reminded me of the rules of adjective order, which I was never taught in school and had pointed out to me by a German
...
06-12-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By GeezyRider

I'm a fan

Several years ago, I bought this bike from Bikes Direct. Yes it was cheap. It was probably the cheapest road bike on the planet outside of Walmart, Target or Amazon. It is also one of the most...
06-12-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By Sandstrom

PRECISELY! I have/have had all of the...

PRECISELY! I have/have had all of the aforementioned frame materials (except bamboo), and there are crappy and wonderful examples of all. I also hold the controversial belief that there is no...
06-12-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,485
Posted By Retro Grouch

Aluminum is the minivan of bike frame materials. ...

Aluminum is the minivan of bike frame materials. It's not the lightest, not the cheapest, not the must durable, not the most anything. It occupies the functional sweet spot in the middle of...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 183,925
Posted By Korina

You, my friend, win the internet. :thumb: My...

You, my friend, win the internet. :thumb:

My last find was lots of eucalyptus branches and a fresh raccoon. :(
05-10-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By dabac

I havenít tried on a bicycle. But: - spokes...

I havenít tried on a bicycle.
But:
- spokes are at risk of fatigue failure. Iíd be wary of holding one with a plier with a cutting jaw. Seems like the nicks created by the jaws would be great...
05-09-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 844
Posted By wgscott

If you have kids, you can count on re-purchasing...

If you have kids, you can count on re-purchasing a few...
05-08-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By 70sSanO

Yes and no. It is more generous for a hybrid than...

Yes and no. It is more generous for a hybrid than more aggressive riding. That said, I would never not run a tire because of some chart. You need to ask those who ride in the real world.

Case in...
05-08-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By dsbrantjr

Here is a guide to tire size vs rim width:...

Here is a guide to tire size vs rim width: https://www.sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html#width note that it is only for guidance and that its suggestions are routinely exceeded with success.
Also,...
04-28-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By livedarklions

I think you're going to get it and fall so much...

I think you're going to get it and fall so much in love with riding it that the belly will take care of itself. At least I hope so.

I had different reasons for thinking I would never go back to...
04-28-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By guadzilla

If you havent ridden a drop bike before - as your...

If you havent ridden a drop bike before - as your implies - it would be worth buying at a place where you can sit on the bike. Having a well endowed belly may make it hard to get a good fit on a...
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