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10-09-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 465
Posted By Mulberry20

Sarto is a pretty elite maker. I would say it’s...

Sarto is a pretty elite maker. I would say it’s worth a pretty penny. Sarto is one of only a handful of Italian shops making carbon frames in Italy. Sarto makes extremely expensive bikes.

Email...
10-07-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Erzulis Boat

New XC race bike

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New bike! It's already dirty.

Bianchi Methanol SX frame
Fox 32...
10-07-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By speedyspaghetti

These? - Wheelset...

These? - Wheelset (https://www.amazon.com/Sun-Rhyno-Lite-Rear-Wheel/dp/B0063R2A1Q#customerReviews)

Or these? Wheels...
10-05-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,981
Posted By Pop N Wood

I've seen a couple of high end, year old, full...

I've seen a couple of high end, year old, full suspension bikes go on sale for something like $500 before. The bikes usually sold within a day.

Beyond that I guess trust your gut is as good as...
09-29-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By GreatDane84

Road Bike Action magazine. Best magazine focused...

Road Bike Action magazine. Best magazine focused on bikes and equipment.
Forum: For Sale
09-27-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By jvaliensi

Paul Components Medium Race Brakes (Pair)

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Front & Rear, recessed mount. for 47-57mm reach. Lightly used for a couple...
09-23-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mojo31

Thanks. Notice the name?

Thanks. Notice the name?
09-23-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,054
Posted By ofajen

Yeah, I was just noticing that it was a month and...

Yeah, I was just noticing that it was a month and a half since I switched back to only riding SS and I’m riding significantly longer rides and a bit faster, but I think the perfect riding temps and...
09-23-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mojo31

This is how I cope. ...

This is how I cope.

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09-20-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,636
Posted By Bend0matic

I’m riding a 26 inch hard tail with a nashbar...

I’m riding a 26 inch hard tail with a nashbar aluminum frame and free pedals the bike store gave me because a prior customer just didn’t want them anymore. No shame in what you are riding as long as...
09-17-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By nomadmax

;) But here you are King!

;)

But here you are King!
09-16-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By DorkDisk

30 years of being a bike dork

30 years of being a bike dork
09-15-20, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Darth Lefty

In the USA people use “bear bells” but they’re...

In the USA people use “bear bells” but they’re really for warning hikers and horseback riders TBH. Essentially like sleigh bells but more cowbell shaped. A local bike club worked with a kid to make...
09-12-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,636
Posted By Irishred

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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This is what I ride on single-track trails. I get lots of smiles but never...
09-12-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,636
Posted By c_m_shooter

What is suspension?

What is suspension?
09-12-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,636
Posted By tyrion

26 inch tires? Rim brakes? Inner tubes? Front...

26 inch tires? Rim brakes? Inner tubes? Front derailleur?

No way can you use that bike on trails.
09-04-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By ZIPP2001

That's going to leave a mark !

Let's start the long holiday weekend off with a half day Friday and a field trip to Leominster State Forrest. I decided to explore an area that I have yet to visit and spend a tad over three hours...
08-29-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 998
Posted By banjaboy

Just like I wouldnt put Chinese food in my mouth...

Just like I wouldnt put Chinese food in my mouth off Ebay, I would be the same with putting my ass on Chinese bike parts without a thorough search and reviews.........
08-28-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 998
Posted By Maelochs

Rainforest Fire Disaster?

Rainforest Fire Disaster?
08-27-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,321
Posted By TugaDude

Keep in mind that tubing is only one factor. ...

Keep in mind that tubing is only one factor. Overall ride quality is the product of a number of factors coming together. I've ridden chromoly bikes that had a "dead" feel and were zero fun. I've...
08-26-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,321
Posted By Dylansbob

I've ridden alot of bikes, I"m old. There was...

I've ridden alot of bikes, I"m old. There was a time when almost everything was hiten, even alot of nice bikes have hiten stays. One of my 531 Treks' has hiten stays.

Ride-quality wise, ...
08-26-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,321
Posted By Senrab62

Ride it with standard components until they wear...

Ride it with standard components until they wear out. Then look into a new complete bike with higher quality frame or to do a build based off of a higher quality frame.

When it comes to hi-ten,...
08-21-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,052
Posted By Kapusta

So, mountain bikes are better than gravel bikes...

So, mountain bikes are better than gravel bikes on really rough terrain.

Other than earning top marks in the “Stating the Obvious” category, what is the point here?
08-02-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,219
Posted By caloso

oh man, I was just thinking it would be fun to...

oh man, I was just thinking it would be fun to build up a new sscx

I wonder if I could sneak it in the garage without my wife noticing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By noodle soup

is google broken today?

is google broken today?
07-31-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By Toadmeister

It’s all about looking good bro...

It’s all about looking good bro...
07-31-20, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By Toespeas

i scores some mechanix gloves at wal mart for 7...

i scores some mechanix gloves at wal mart for 7 bucks regular price is like 15 , , i also like milwaukee work gloves , anything cheap and light i usualy use in the fall or spring before its tool hot...
07-30-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By jfranci3

Yes. But you could probably save $50 by shooting...

Yes. But you could probably save $50 by shooting your current $150 shoes with semi-transparent paint https://amzn.to/3gfLzUn
07-28-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Moe Zhoost

A bend something like this?: ...

A bend something like this?:

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By pennpless

shifting issues

I am finding soros shifting clunky, not smooth. Is this typical of soros shifting?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,008
Posted By canklecat

I wear Przewalski shorts and Spotti bibs --...

I wear Przewalski shorts and Spotti bibs -- probably the same manufacturer using different marques. Same Dupont CoolMax pads, same utilitarian, functional quality. The shorts cost as little as $15,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By velopig

You missed the point. The beauty of this is you...

You missed the point. The beauty of this is you don’t need a jersey and ride with whatever top you choose to wear, from none at all to a flannel wool long sleeve.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,377
Posted By mstateglfr

https://bicyclewheelwarehouse.com/Clearance-Wheels...

https://bicyclewheelwarehouse.com/Clearance-Wheels/Clearance-700c-Clincher-road-wheel-sets.html
CL7840 Pure SuperLight / 32Frt - 32Rear Pure Super Light (black ano) 23x19.2x13.5 Pure X70/R200 (black...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,377
Posted By rubiksoval

So now we know it has 32 spokes. You should...

So now we know it has 32 spokes.

You should go in to marketing.
07-18-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,275
Posted By downtube42

Science? There's the scientific method, which...

Science? There's the scientific method, which nobody here is following, and there's the current body of scientific knowledge, which is to say, the current theories that we know are mostly wrong but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,655
Posted By guadzilla

I reckon a gravel bike a very good road bike as...

I reckon a gravel bike a very good road bike as well. For pure racers trying to optimize speed and agility, maybe not. But for the vast majority of recreational riders, putting on 700x32s on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By rubiksoval

I really liked Speedplays when I first started...

I really liked Speedplays when I first started riding, but I could just never keep a pair for a full season. They ALWAYS wore out, even with maintenance. In addition, due to the vertical rocking of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 04:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By Gconan

I was thinking about a Praxis carbon crank myself.

I was thinking about a Praxis carbon crank myself.
07-15-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,241
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Automatic transmission? Pfft.

Automatic transmission? Pfft.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,538
Posted By datlas

I have not tried them but “The Black Bibs” have...

I have not tried them but “The Black Bibs” have been well reviewed and are a reasonable price.

I like Assos but pricey.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,538
Posted By fietsbob

Rapha?

Rapha?
07-11-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,357
Posted By Happy Feet

Well, that's it for a little while. Now I have to...

Well, that's it for a little while. Now I have to ride it for a bit to see what needs tweaking.

For the time being I just added bicycle tubes as bar tape because I'm not sure how I will like the...
07-11-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,631
Posted By dsaul

I watched that and I agree that the BB quality is...

I watched that and I agree that the BB quality is not acceptable in any way. I'm not so sure about his claims that the frame is unsafe to ride. There are plenty of those frames getting ridden hard...
07-10-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,467
Posted By shelbyfv

Random irrelevant comments, just one reason...

Random irrelevant comments, just one reason someone is on the ignore list of 90% of BFers.
07-09-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,631
Posted By gus6464

What does that have to do with anything? Do you...

What does that have to do with anything? Do you check your BB for the right tolerance when you install it? Do reviewers do? That BB is garbage. Regular Joe will be blowing through bearings but...
07-09-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,467
Posted By shelbyfv

I understand what you are asking. Obviously...

I understand what you are asking. Obviously Ultegra is closer to 105 than DA in terms of price. However, I think it may be closer to DA if you are considering finish and functionality. As an...
07-09-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,648
Posted By cb400bill

https://www.theblackbibs.com/ ...

https://www.theblackbibs.com/


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By B453

Good deal or nah?

Is a Cannondale SuperSix evo 105 worth 1900 dollars? Model year is 2020.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,490
Posted By Germanrazor

I would ask about #1...

I would ask about #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) but will refrain...LOL
07-03-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,793
Posted By krecik

Very overrated, I quit years ago and haven't had...

Very overrated, I quit years ago and haven't had to take a **** since.
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