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Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,488
Posted By noodle soup

I see a long lever, with a white knob at the end.

I see a long lever, with a white knob at the end.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-10-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,185
Posted By dsaul

I noticed that frame has rocker dropouts, do you...

I noticed that frame has rocker dropouts, do you have them adjusted all the way back? It looks like you could get a few more millimeters per side from more dimpling, but not enough to get a 42 in...
Forum: Foo
09-08-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,917
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Repeat photo for ahsposo recovery

Smokin some chicken drumsticks with Fiesta seasoning :D as Ahsposo is on the mend..
...
09-04-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,138
Posted By livedarklions

Just keep the 30 ring and remove 4 teeth from it....

Just keep the 30 ring and remove 4 teeth from it. That's how it works, right?
07-29-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,665
Posted By DiabloScott

I rode my bike to a pulmonology appointment once...

I rode my bike to a pulmonology appointment once (waiting room was full of people with horrible problems)... on my way out, the doc said something about cycling and my great lung function. One of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,574
Posted By velopig

So now it’s the other riders responsibility to...

So now it’s the other riders responsibility to tell you to bugger off? How about let people enjoy their rides and you yours why impose yourself on others? As mentioned earlier there are many clubs,...
07-10-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 21,937
Posted By Syscrush

Thanks. I originally chose the Bolt + Assioma Duo...

Thanks. I originally chose the Bolt + Assioma Duo combo based on your recommendation, plus I think that it looks nicer than the Edge - I was really pleased that I was able to find the Edge in pink....
07-03-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By jgwilliams

Oooooh! A chance to dig up a bit of my old...

Oooooh! A chance to dig up a bit of my old knowledge from the years I spent studying metallurgy (and which I've never used since).

The magnetic element of steel is a crystal called martensite....
07-02-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,394
Posted By draxz1289

Yes I have a floor pump and I went past 80 and...

Yes I have a floor pump and I went past 80 and heard three pops omg finally I'm at level :)

Thank you so much for the help and everyone
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,857
Posted By cb400bill

Bike Closet has 5000's for $70 per pair, plus...

Bike Closet has 5000's for $70 per pair, plus shipping. Shipping to my location is $7.
07-02-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,344
Posted By TJtheWrecker

Hi guys! I've been training intervals for 2 weeks...

Hi guys! I've been training intervals for 2 weeks and here's the progress! 17.1 MPH over 1 hour!! Very pleased with the results.


...
07-02-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,361
Posted By AlmostTrick

Sometimes, there are no witnesses and no...

Sometimes, there are no witnesses and no survivors.
06-28-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By cb400

Front wheel has been rebuilt, bottom bracket...

Front wheel has been rebuilt, bottom bracket replaced, bottom of the headset replaced, rear wheel is next, I had a real fun time getting the freewheel off, had to disassemble it and pipe wrench the...
06-25-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 791
Posted By DrIsotope

Look: they ran tubes inside of tires...

Look: they ran tubes inside of tires specifically designed to be run without tubes, and considered that a test of tubed vs. tubeless. That's insane. It's not so hard to find a tire that comes in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,678
Posted By indyfabz

North Cascades Highway from Colonial Creek...

North Cascades Highway from Colonial Creek Campground to Washington Pass on a fully-loaded (90 lb.) bike. 25+ miles. At some point it started raining. Then the rain turned to snow before Rainy Pass...
Forum: Foo
06-24-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,833
Posted By cb400bill

As the moderator who moved the thread that you...

As the moderator who moved the thread that you posted, I thought that I would address some of your comments.

Your off topic chit chat post was a political post posted in Foo, which is not the...
06-23-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,145
Posted By YoungSalt

Remember, everything is chemicals. You are...

Remember, everything is chemicals. You are comprised of chemicals. An apple you pick off of a tree is chemicals. Here's the ingredients list of a banana:...
06-22-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,319
Posted By fietsbob

mountain drive - schlumpfdrive - ultraflat...

mountain drive - schlumpfdrive - ultraflat Planetary Gear for Bikes (http://www.schlumpfdrive.com/index.php/mountain-drive.html)
...
06-22-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,319
Posted By fietsbob

Au Contraire, mate.. your exposure to things...

Au Contraire, mate.. your exposure to things mechanical may be limited..

Florian Schlumpf , an engineer in Switzerland, created an internal , with a planetary/epicyclic * gear crankset many years...
06-22-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,561
Posted By Stroudy

Just want to say a big thank you to the...

Just want to say a big thank you to the contributors on this thread. V-brakes with the Koolstop salmon pads are amazing. Immense stopping power - I feel so much safer on the Tandem now.

Now I have...
06-22-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By jackbombay

205 miles on my Schwinn.

Not my Continental though, my 3 speed coaster brake road bike, 1988 Schwinn Premis.

https://i.postimg.cc/MGVFhxpJ/A4AD5B65-F18E-4947-B9C7-607C227C2191.jpg (https://postimg.cc/7CP92FzK)

Tommy...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,488
Posted By Bah Humbug

So, the strategy is to convince us all that we...

So, the strategy is to convince us all that we don't need FDs, wait for us to buy frames with no provisions for FDs, let us realize we still want FDs, then sell an incredibly overengineered system to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,283
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The hamer wouldn't drope

It was an off day. My feline overlord decided hoomuns don't need sleep, and then it was a sweltering 73* F. Some kind of blinding gold thing in the sky was burning my skin, I think it has to be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,829
Posted By growlerdinky

I don't have my glasses on. I thought the subject...

I don't have my glasses on. I thought the subject was 'Chain Waving", and I was all "here we go..."
06-12-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 360
Posted By DrIsotope

I know, right? I'm often descending and thinking...

I know, right? I'm often descending and thinking to myself, this bike has too much brake on it. I wish I had to work harder, and/or worry more about overheating it. If my fork couldn't handle it,...
06-12-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,466
Posted By Paul Barnard

I don't begrudge those who have to suffer...

I don't begrudge those who have to suffer aluminum frames on account of their limited financial means. I used to be poor too.
06-10-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,475
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi all, Thanks for the history lesson,...

Hi all,

Thanks for the history lesson, clarification and explanations. I think I’ll just stick with the C & V plus bike mechanic forums and ignore “Featured Threads”.:) Obviously, I don’t spend...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By RGMN

I wouldn't recommend salmons on carbon rims....

I wouldn't recommend salmons on carbon rims. SwissStop Yellow King or Black Prince on carbon rims.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By InvertedMP

I've got a Classic II on the way. Really excited...

I've got a Classic II on the way. Really excited to get it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,821
Posted By indyfabz

Received my trophy ti spork today. Going to box...

Received my trophy ti spork today. Going to box it up and entomb it in the plastic storage bin that holds a lot of my bike touring do dads.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,821
Posted By Dominae

This is the stupidest thread in the history of...

This is the stupidest thread in the history of Bike Forums. And that’s saying something.
05-27-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,378
Posted By Hikebikerun

Thereís a joke about quantum mechanics somewhere...

Thereís a joke about quantum mechanics somewhere in here but I canít put my finger on it...
Replies: 63
Views: 12,564
Posted By puma1552

So just to update this a year later, I did end up...

So just to update this a year later, I did end up buying another set of Zondas elsewhere, and have several hundred miles on them using the rock hard pads of my choice that I like (Shimano R55C4) and...
Replies: 41
Views: 2,047
Posted By Joeandkristy

I took it to the local Bike Shop today for an...

I took it to the local Bike Shop today for an evaluation and estimate. He knew exactly what he was looking at...

He called me five hours later and told me he was honored to have been able to work...
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,482
Posted By noisebeam

That reminds me of this story from when I was a...

That reminds me of this story from when I was a kid, early 80s I think. One of the parking areas for the old Fenway park was a gravel alley that was between brick walled building on one side and a...
Forum: Foo
05-18-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,482
Posted By DrIsotope

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYSNVRiq0z8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYSNVRiq0z8
05-16-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By akropilot

Hwy 18 is unrideable

Last fall I attempted to ride from Issaquah-Hobart road up over the section of Highway 18 to link up with the Tiger Mountain trailhead.
Hwy 18 is essentially a freeway with fairly heavy truck...
05-10-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,343
Posted By Attilio

I thought of posting photos but I took the bike...

I thought of posting photos but I took the bike to the shop recently and it's there waiting for a more angled stem and a wider/more angled Drop bar, I think the "cowbell". I wanted MORE COWBELL. No...
04-30-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,753
Posted By livedarklions

Seriously, I just am not even going to try to...

Seriously, I just am not even going to try to read something like that. Block of text with a bunch of all cap sentences randomly sprinkled.

Brevity, people!
04-25-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,324
Posted By dsbrantjr

Poor idea IMO, you are likely to forget and shift...

Poor idea IMO, you are likely to forget and shift into that combo, likely causing damage if the chain is too short.
04-23-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,157
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'd love to share some photos I shot skiing...

I'd love to share some photos I shot skiing Highway 20 this winter. :)

I didn't get any say in any of these decisions, I'm just trying to share the bit of info I have. And this is only...
Replies: 46
Views: 2,664
Posted By signat

Solved it by buying some red reflective tape,...

Solved it by buying some red reflective tape, making it safer both from theft and for me when it's getting darker. Win-win.

Thank's all for the comments and knowledge :)
...
04-15-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,413
Posted By Wildwood

Living in th PNW = always a fenderíd roadie.....

..... for those 4 months of the year when wet/damp roads are about all you get nearer the Cascades.

Problem is = when you realize the ‘wet bike’ is a favored rider come Spring.

until one day it...
04-09-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,753
Posted By livedarklions

Yeah, the one better thing was a joke, you might...

Yeah, the one better thing was a joke, you might want to brush up on the concept.

I do a lot of my riding on the Minuteman, in parts extremely crowded, so I'm not "not considering" anything, I'm...
04-09-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By cyccommute

It looks like the stop screw on the derailer. ...

It looks like the stop screw on the derailer. Look at item 9 in this exploded view. (https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/ev/EV-RD-9000-3330A.pdf) It also looks like the threads are buggered or the bolt is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,957
Posted By colnago62

Riding too far to the right can limit a riderís...

Riding too far to the right can limit a riderís ability to avoid a car pulling out or turning right in front of the rider.
04-08-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By branko_76

I will ride it for a while, like every other bike...

I will ride it for a while, like every other bike I've owned. I'm not expecting much from the lead pipe frame, but it could be a durable bike to leave in the yard for the quick errand. I'd hate to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,567
Posted By znomit

If you dig deep I think you'll find there's room...

If you dig deep I think you'll find there's room in your heart to hate both.
04-07-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 903
Posted By OldBike876

I got an answer, and some comments to consider. ...

I got an answer, and some comments to consider.

I am 300lbs and the wheel has 32 spokes. I spoke to the guy who built the wheel, he saw me and the bike, and told me that they laced the wheels...
04-07-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,183
Posted By Phil_gretz

The OP seems like an "give me the easy solution"...

The OP seems like an "give me the easy solution" type of guy. So...


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