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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-03-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By Geepig

Looking good, although I would agree for the...

Looking good, although I would agree for the tanwalls, if only to distance it more from the look of the Paratrooper.
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,173
Posted By Bald Paul

Abbot and Costello - "Whos on first?"

Abbot and Costello - "Whos on first?"
02-11-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By BobbyG

Reminded me of various periods of my 28-year...

Reminded me of various periods of my 28-year commute experience. :lol:
02-08-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By tkamd73

That Cannondale build is awesome! Post the ATX...

That Cannondale build is awesome! Post the ATX when finished please.
Tim
01-27-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Six Road Bikes for Tall People

LOTUS Triomphe, NISHIKI International, CANNONDALE SR-1000, ALAN Record, PANASONIC DX-2000, and GUERCIOTTI Nuovo Record Carbonio are featured.

...
01-25-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,054
Posted By shelbyfv

Nice choice. Never heard anyone say they...

Nice choice. Never heard anyone say they regretted buying a LHT.:thumb:
01-24-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,406
Posted By orcas island

1973 Raleigh International

I picked this up yesterday; I believe it to be a ‘73 due to the Capella lugs. I haven’t had one with this type of lug before and that was probably the main reason I went after it.
The frame and...
01-18-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,054
Posted By aquafina

I think I would go with Surly or Kona bike. Other...

I think I would go with Surly or Kona bike. Other Brand ETAs are very high and I am getting frustrated. Your transformation is kickass. Hopefully, I ride like you do. Cheers
01-18-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,054
Posted By aquafina

Thanks for this suggestion. I'll check this out....

Thanks for this suggestion. I'll check this out. I prefer steel frame bikes as well
01-17-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,332
Posted By Trakhak

From what you wrote, it seems that you began a...

From what you wrote, it seems that you began a safe pass by steering to a position on the road more than three feet to the side of where you expected the cyclist to be; simultaneously, the cyclist,...
01-15-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 288,397
Posted By BluePx10

My winter project, finished early. Wanted...

My winter project, finished early. Wanted something that would ride completely different from my steel bikes. This one's a '98 with a parts-bin build. Built to be light and fast, which it is. Got a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-14-21, 03:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By Geepig

I do like the use of cable disk brakes on here...

I do like the use of cable disk brakes on here over rim brakes or hydraulic disks - first because there is a pleasing symmetry in the repeated circles when folded, no fussy mechanism around the...
01-12-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By Kapusta

That is really sweet. A couple of riding buddies...

That is really sweet. A couple of riding buddies had Kona steel HTs back in the day 20 years ago (one still has it), and I think they are beautiful.
01-12-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By veganbikes

More bikes should have the third bottle cage...

More bikes should have the third bottle cage under the downtube by the BB. It is just such a useful mount and it is not like it adds a ton of weight and you can always add some frame plugs in if you...
01-12-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,054
Posted By taylorgeo

– Started riding this bike at 350 lbs. 5 months...

– Started riding this bike at 350 lbs. 5 months ago, no wheel/spoke issues whatsoever thus far.
– Able to put a foot down on the pavement while seated (a very secure feeling) and still get proper...
01-12-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,825
Posted By Geepig

Always remember that, with no local community and...

Always remember that, with no local community and no cycling friends, you are always at least one step ahead of me - because I don't speak the local lingo either.

And you have an apron!

But...
01-09-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,556
Posted By HD3andMe

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/_psf2416_e8ab73c688d4c9a89cda297547c69fdd754cc311.jpg

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12-29-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 571,120
Posted By locolobo13

Tempe Town Lake http://i.imgur.com/13JpbHsl.jpg...

Tempe Town Lake
http://i.imgur.com/13JpbHsl.jpg (https://imgur.com/13JpbHs)

Indian Bend Wash
http://i.imgur.com/wyEjJvWl.jpg (https://imgur.com/wyEjJvW)

The Arizona Canal...
12-28-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By veganbikes

I like it. I just gave a donated Fire Mountain to...

I like it. I just gave a donated Fire Mountain to a amputee friend in need. A huge thanks goes out to my co-worker for donating the bike. I was going to build him up one and she said "I gotchu dawg"....
12-28-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,825
Posted By Bill Kapaun

When removing, I always try backing off the metal...

When removing, I always try backing off the metal cup first. The plastic gets brittle/weak.
Rig up something similar to the pic below to retain the tool.
...
12-28-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 571,120
Posted By joewein

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/aa833c64b09c4c7590660ef4bb6...

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/aa833c64b09c4c7590660ef4bb67ff47/9279dbed528407ea55217930c948d099/s1024.jpg

Elephant (http://www.elephantbikes.com/stock/), meet container ship -- Container ship, meet my...
12-27-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 51,663
Posted By kbar1982

OMGosh!!!!! I started at the beginning of this...

OMGosh!!!!! I started at the beginning of this thread, and I can't tell you how awesome this picture is. I read the just of your story, and skimmed down through the last two years of this thread,...
12-27-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 571,120
Posted By Biker395

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1342/img_7018_9ef7665b49a2e4f385a40d382cde5e11575d1f81.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-27-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By BikeLite

https://www.bikeforums.net/21749278-post37.html ...

https://www.bikeforums.net/21749278-post37.html
Here is keithdavis2 hummer at around 17 pounds...not sure I believe him ; ) kidding
12-26-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By Charliekeet

Agreed.

Agreed.
12-26-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By Maelochs

Nice-looking bike.

Nice-looking bike.
12-25-20, 12:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,249
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Ha ha ha! I have a computer desk in a landing at...

Ha ha ha! I have a computer desk in a landing at the top of our stairs. The room to my back can be dark but I have a shoe box size plastic storage container with sections that house my lights, mounts...
12-24-20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,988
Posted By MinnMan

That's another reason I don't listen to music on...

That's another reason I don't listen to music on the road. If my bike is making unexpected sounds, I want to know about it.
12-24-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 39,969
Posted By PilotFishBob

This bike has shown up in other threads though I...

This bike has shown up in other threads though I don't think this particular photo has.

...
12-23-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 39,969
Posted By Voodoocurt

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/2255a598_9636_45cd_9519_790e775dd3f7_4f7211920ad27e3937b81015c945d6102a60363a.jpeg
12-23-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 39,969
Posted By g-funk

1962 Schwinn Traveler. ...

1962 Schwinn Traveler.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/f146e7c0_e950_44cf_bed8_61482bbb7ec5_91d9584141b484de5f4833fad5ecf5a0395ae79b.jpeg...
11-29-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,504
Posted By sdmc530

Mileage record for me.....just had to share/brag!!

This year has been a great year for me cycling that is. Before this year I have never had the time to put up enough rides to exceed 3,000 miles in a year. BUT with covid setting in early I knew I...
09-23-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 731,786
Posted By Sertsa

Hi all. I'm nervous about sharing and blurred my...

Hi all. I'm nervous about sharing and blurred my face, but I took a selfie after a doctor's appointment yesterday. This is from September 2018 to yesterday, and a little over 220lbs difference. ...
08-06-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 731,786
Posted By jaxgtr

I was 375 at my heaviest in 2005, after in 2014,...

I was 375 at my heaviest in 2005, after in 2014, 175. I've put back on about 10 lbs since then due to several medical set backs and work-holic tendencies. New job now and not working the long hours,...
07-27-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 51,663
Posted By zjrog

Brother, this pic makes me happy for you!!! ...

Brother, this pic makes me happy for you!!!

Happy belated Birthday!

Damn, I need to ride...
07-25-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 51,663
Posted By RubeRad

I also recently turned 50, and although I did...

I also recently turned 50, and although I did happen to go on a 68mi ride with friends today, back on my birthday I did 20mi of dirt on Friday and 30mi of road on Saturday. Easier than all at once.
...
07-16-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 63,148
Posted By billnuke1

!

Patina overload!
07-12-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 51,663
Posted By Chad991

Velojym, you are inspiring I gotta tell you...I'm...

Velojym, you are inspiring I gotta tell you...I'm gonna ride hard tomorrow and keep working on my goals as well! Thanks
07-06-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,831
Posted By KFrost

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

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First ride over 10 miles this weekend. This puts...
06-15-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By sdmc530

Awesome job!!! I am on this similar journey...

Awesome job!!! I am on this similar journey myself. Today I got on the scale and down 78 pounds. Started at 336, working towards 236, trying for 100 pounds then see what happens there. I...
06-14-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,831
Posted By Aahzz

A year ago I was 379, and riding 6 days per week....

A year ago I was 379, and riding 6 days per week. I've had great luck with a Trek FX2 first, and then a Trek FX3 Disc that's my current ride. I'm under 320 now. I did pop a couple spokes in the...
06-13-20, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,831
Posted By KFrost

So I got ahold of a semi local bike shop (im in...

So I got ahold of a semi local bike shop (im in montana..) and the lady i talked to was awesome, they are prepping it for me, and making sure everything is up to standards. Probably going to purchase...
06-12-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,831
Posted By Sertsa

Welcome! I didn't start riding until I was below...

Welcome! I didn't start riding until I was below 250 (was 440 in May, 2018), but I got a hardtail MTB, which has been great. I mostly go on wooded gravel and dirt trails with occasional paved or...
06-12-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By Sertsa

Thanks! That's splendiferous! And yes, I...

Thanks!


That's splendiferous! And yes, I wish I figured out a lot of things sooner, as I feel I missed out on quite a bit, but at least I'm realizing it now.


Thanks! And I'm amazed at how...
06-11-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,188
Posted By AlmostTrick

Were the forum rules breached here? If so, I...

Were the forum rules breached here? If so, I don't see it.



Thank you!



I care about it, and I'm glad to be a part of a forum that can have some light hearted fun now and then. A look at...
06-10-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By Sertsa

Smaller, daily victories/achievements.

Hi all. I thought a thread where we can share the small, daily victories/achievements would be nice. I mainly thought that as there are some things I'd like to share but don't think they're...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By MoAlpha

Has your vision been affected?

Has your vision been affected?
06-05-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,092
Posted By Thomas15

One word: California

One word: California
05-30-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,114
Posted By Olefeller77

I got a quite reasonable 2 year membership and...

I got a quite reasonable 2 year membership and the pop-up ads simply disappeared.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,234
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Got yelled at today

I'm riding up a hill, it's steep, one lane on each direction, and the fog line is about a foot from the curb. Which is fine, it doesn't get much traffic.

A line of a few cars comes up behind me,...
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