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09-09-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By Franc Franclin

I bought the Chesters on your recommendation in...

I bought the Chesters on your recommendation in the Hybrid forum. Great pedal.
07-30-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By Franc Franclin

Information needed before answers can be given: ...

Information needed before answers can be given:

What are you training for? What is the end goal?
What is your current fitness level?
How "new" is new to cycling?
What is your work schedule ( in...
06-12-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,935
Posted By Franc Franclin

I was doing RAGBRAI on my hybrid in 2017. The...

I was doing RAGBRAI on my hybrid in 2017. The only thing that prevented me from finishing was the partially torn ACL I injured a week before the start. I got through a couple days, including one 80+...
06-10-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,878
Views: 588,214
Posted By Franc Franclin

You get over that!!!

You get over that!!!
05-31-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,469
Views: 490,010
Posted By Franc Franclin

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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2016 Bianchi Torino. Not my favorite bike but my favorite picture...
05-21-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By Franc Franclin

Sweet new Trek! 45s for tire width... almost...

Sweet new Trek! 45s for tire width... almost makes it a flat bar gravel bike!
05-11-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,625
Posted By Franc Franclin

OK. Now I want a Bridge Club, too!

OK. Now I want a Bridge Club, too!
05-08-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By Franc Franclin

I have the Pedaling Innovations on one of my...

I have the Pedaling Innovations on one of my hybrids. I wear size 13(US) shoe so these are nice. I do not ride for speed or worry about the weight of anything I put on my bike except my personal...
04-30-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 412,956
Posted By Franc Franclin

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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2015 FX3. 28mm Gatorskins. Pedaling Innovation pedals. I carry way...
04-27-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By Franc Franclin

Bianchi website says there's clearance for 42's....

Bianchi website says there's clearance for 42's. It comes with 35mm tires.



I was thinking of doing just that. I will not be riding on extreme gravel, mostly it's on bad, patchy asphalt. So I'm...
04-26-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By Franc Franclin

I like Path Less Pedaled. The non competitive...

I like Path Less Pedaled. The non competitive side of bicycling is right up my alley!
04-26-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 24,342
Posted By Franc Franclin

It’s my stage...

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04-24-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By Franc Franclin

Thank you so much for your review of the Breezer....

Thank you so much for your review of the Breezer. One of the first things that interested me about the Doppler Team was the WTB Horizon tires (same tire comes standard on the Midnight Special as...
04-23-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 209,974
Posted By Franc Franclin

I knew going into the film that it was not a...

I knew going into the film that it was not a straight telling of Queen Anneís reign. The rabbits in the Queensís bedchamber representing the 17 pregnancies she had (with none surviving) was not...
04-23-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 209,974
Posted By Franc Franclin

Another movie by the director of The Favourite?...

Another movie by the director of The Favourite? Since I have no idea what kind of movies you do like I am not going to suggest any.

Here's the IMDB synopses for a few of his movies:

The...
04-23-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 209,974
Posted By Franc Franclin

Odd movie by an odd director. If you hadnít seen...

Odd movie by an odd director. If you hadnít seen any of the directorís other films I can understand your not liking it. Having seen a few of his films, and liked them - they are all a little off...
04-23-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 209,974
Posted By Franc Franclin

Us - 7/10

Us - 7/10
04-23-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 51,989
Posted By Franc Franclin

Netflix After Life - Ricky Gervais if you...

Netflix
After Life - Ricky Gervais

if you like Gervais you’ll like this short 6 episode series (1/2 hr episodes).

HBO
Barry
Veep

again, 1/2 hr comedies.
04-23-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,677
Views: 158,261
Posted By Franc Franclin

Just starting “Lou Reed: A Life” by Anthony...

Just starting “Lou Reed: A Life” by Anthony DeCurtis.

At the pace I read books nowadays I should finish by next August!
04-21-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 36,560
Posted By Franc Franclin

I am not an orthopedic surgeon nor am I a...

I am not an orthopedic surgeon nor am I a physical therapist. I am just someone who had a TKR in December, 2017. I believe you're pushing way too hard. At just 8 weeks post-op your knee is probably...
04-19-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By Franc Franclin

To the OP: I've got nothing to ad to the...

To the OP: I've got nothing to ad to the discussion, but I wanted to say I enjoy your writing and your turn of a phrase.

"...and I become an aerodynamic speed brake with a pulse."
Too good!!!
04-18-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By Franc Franclin

You make a good point concerning the brakes. I...

You make a good point concerning the brakes. I don't ride much in foul weather so discs are not a priority, especially hydraulic discs. I am happy with the rim brakes on both my hybrids.

The LBS...
04-18-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By Franc Franclin

Thanks for the links, Maelochs... someday I'll...

Thanks for the links, Maelochs... someday I'll have 10 posts and be all grown up!!! ( I can't even quote the links you provided)
04-18-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By Franc Franclin

Thank you for your reply.

Thank you for your reply.
04-17-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By Franc Franclin

New Bike Time - Would Like Input From The Collective Mind

Background: Late 50s male, 6'1Ē 200lbs, total knee replacement in December of 2017, always been active (tennis mostly, but that's off the table for now) and got back into cycling about 4-5 years ago....
06-30-18, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By Franc Franclin

Frames specifically for flat bars

First post from this newbie.

Iím interested in building a steel frame bike with flat bars and wider tires. I currently have a flat bar Bianchi Torino with 28ís and a 3x8 drivetrain. Iím not in for...
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