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04-11-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By Rolla

The fastest way to kill your love of a hobby is...

The fastest way to kill your love of a hobby is to turn it into your job. But if you insist, floor sales or product rep would be the easiest way in if you're not a mechanic. Personally, I'd rather...
04-06-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 873
Posted By Charliekeet

Negative - not worth the risk, and it's easy to...

Negative - not worth the risk, and it's easy to find a comparable frameset cheaply, so it's new bike scouting time.
04-06-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 873
Posted By veganbikes

Would you want to continue carrying your child on...

Would you want to continue carrying your child on that frame after the fork is bent like that. It is an old Schwinn nothing worth a ton of money and certainly not worth putting a child and their...
04-04-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Posted By Wanderer

Tell her to send it back to Amazon for a refund!

Tell her to send it back to Amazon for a refund!
Forum: Foo
04-04-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 648
Posted By wgscott

I can't reliably hear any difference between a...

I can't reliably hear any difference between a high-bitrate (eg 320 ) mp3 and a lossless file, but I still want my music library to be as lossless as possible. Occassionally the compression...
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 648
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Keep your CDs having a hard physical copy of your...

Keep your CDs having a hard physical copy of your tunes is good.
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 648
Posted By Juan Foote

If you are going to toss them, back them up in a...

If you are going to toss them, back them up in a lossless format first.
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 648
Posted By genec

Your MP3 formats are not nearly the fidelity of...

Your MP3 formats are not nearly the fidelity of the CDs.

MP3s are nice for portability... CDs are small, store them in some airtight box with StaDri. CDs will degrade over time as the metalic...
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 648
Posted By tyrion

Keep them. Vinyl came back a while ago, cassettes...

Keep them. Vinyl came back a while ago, cassettes are coming back now, and soon CDs will be hip again.
Forum: Foo
04-02-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 858
Posted By Kat12

Oh, yeah. I saw one store the other day... it...

Oh, yeah. I saw one store the other day... it was $2 or more per pound. NOPE.
04-02-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By krakhaus

You could take the fork to your local shop and...

You could take the fork to your local shop and have them cold set the fork to 100mm, while you're there, have them thread the steerer down to where you need it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By datlas

Nail polish. Then Mylar or clear packing...

Nail polish.

Then Mylar or clear packing tape over area if this is going to happen again.
04-01-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,217
Posted By wphamilton

I've got to agree with what Secretary Pete said...

I've got to agree with what Secretary Pete said about it. Make sure that we can all coexist on the roadway, that's the bottom line.

And with a push to address our infrastructure, finally, it's a...
04-01-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,217
Posted By BillyD

Just a friendly reminder, the topic is fine,...

Just a friendly reminder, the topic is fine, let’s just keep this free of partisan politics. :)
04-01-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By Koyote

You should get an award for “most helpful bike...

You should get an award for “most helpful bike forum member of the day.“
03-31-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By oldbobcat

I found this list of Colnago dealers....

I found this list of Colnago dealers. https://www.colnago.com/en/dealers-list/ They obviously get their stock through an importer who has a district rep. Since district reps generally don't respond...
03-31-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By oldbobcat

There are special considerations for cutting and...

There are special considerations for cutting and clamping carbon fiber steerers.

First the steerer is designed to be compressed from the outside, so the fibers are compressed inward, not outward....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,037
Posted By veganbikes

I saw this thread was originally from way back in...

I saw this thread was originally from way back in 2009 and immediately thought it was going to be Drippy that zombie'd it and gosh was I right.

It is always funny to see people obsessing over some...
03-29-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,971
Posted By Phil_gretz

Last fall, I held a mini-clinic in my garage to...

Last fall, I held a mini-clinic in my garage to teach neighbors how to repair a flat tire. They brought their bikes, and I gave them each a Rema patch kit and a pair of Pedro's levers as a...
03-27-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By StanSeven

As already said, this is beating a dead horse. ...

As already said, this is beating a dead horse. No good can come of this. Thread closed.
03-27-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By fishboat

Nobody freakin cares ...

Nobody freakin cares

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x720/damprid_6d433fa883cd80b18ff56dbe64851b2a4390efdd.jpg
03-27-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By trailangel

Rquesting Moisture control

Rquesting Moisture control
03-27-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By shelbyfv

:deadhorse:

:deadhorse:
03-27-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,035
Posted By oldbobcat

V-brake pads come with a stack of washers--one or...

V-brake pads come with a stack of washers--one or two thin reinforcing washers, two concave-faced, two convex-faced, and fat and a skinny spacing washers. The concave and convex washers are to be...
03-26-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,069
Posted By Bigbus

It's like telling someone not to feed the animals...

It's like telling someone not to feed the animals in the wild, does that stop them? Not me.
03-25-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,069
Posted By shelbyfv

Skeptical regarding this epiphany....:twitchy:

Skeptical regarding this epiphany....:twitchy:
03-25-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,069
Posted By philbob57

Of course you felt too stretched out. You didn't...

Of course you felt too stretched out. You didn't think you needed to ride some and give your body a chance to adapt to a new position on a new bike?

A stem of 100-130 mm and dropped bars would...
03-25-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By Koyote

That wheel is effed.

That wheel is effed.
03-25-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,069
Posted By Cycletography

As already stated by others, you looked very...

As already stated by others, you looked very cramped and rigid on the bike. I assume your extremely upright position combined with the short reach and the gel padding are the only factors making the...
03-25-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,069
Posted By aniki

The bottom bracket design has absolutely no...

The bottom bracket design has absolutely no influence whatsoever on smooth cadence; it's all in your mind.
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In the photo of your static position you're rotating your pelvis forward and leaning...
03-24-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,069
Posted By shelbyfv

That bike is too small by a couple of sizes. A...

That bike is too small by a couple of sizes. A longer stem probably won't be enough to save it. That saddle set up isn't going to work if you start riding more than a couple of miles at a time. ...
03-24-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,069
Posted By Eric F

Do what you're going to do, Sir Dripsalot. You've...

Do what you're going to do, Sir Dripsalot. You've made it pretty clear that the suggestions and advice from the BF collective aren't something you're really interested in listening to.

However,...
03-24-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,069
Posted By fishboat

You need therapy..do us all a favor and seek it...

You need therapy..do us all a favor and seek it soon.

https://www.bikeforums.net/fitting-your-bike/1222465-moisture-s-unique-frame-fit.html
Forum: Foo
03-24-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,020
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...it's been two weeks since my second...

.
...it's been two weeks since my second Moderna vaxx, so I celebrated by getting my first haircut in a year. The last time I lost that much hair in one sitting was in 1969, when I went on 2 years...
03-23-21, 03:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By Cycletography

Moisture : I applaud your passion for bike fit...

Moisture : I applaud your passion for bike fit and your dilligent pursuit of info. However, it seems that you often clutter your own path to progress with flawed assumptions.

In other words, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,037
Posted By AnthonyG

Moisture, your input into this thread is nothing...

Moisture, your input into this thread is nothing short of weird. In all seriousness, do you have a reading disorder?
We have told you from the start what makes a crank too long. Your knees rise...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,037
Posted By rubiksoval

With longer crank arms, you lower your seat. You...

With longer crank arms, you lower your seat. You raise your seat with shorter crank arms.

Nearly every post you've made about this topic has been 100% backwards and wrong. At this point it seems...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,037
Posted By aniki

The 21.6% range is a BS formula perpetuated by a...

The 21.6% range is a BS formula perpetuated by a guy that just happens to sell longer cranks.
As ​​​rubiksoval states, the longer the crank, the closer your knees get to your chest (closed hip...
03-15-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 688
Posted By Eric F

Another option...Throw the cap in the trash. ...

Another option...Throw the cap in the trash. They aren't really necessary.
03-15-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 688
Posted By gsa103

Don't tighten the top cap down so much. Just get...

Don't tighten the top cap down so much. Just get it snug. The air pressure in the tire keeps it closed, the screw is redundancy. If you really tighten the top cap down, you're more likely to...
03-15-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,526
Posted By aniki

Moisture I thought I'd give you the benefit...

Moisture

I thought I'd give you the benefit of the doubt and actually try to help you rather than just mocking your bad decisions; it seemed like for a moment you were actually possibly taking...
03-13-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,526
Posted By wgscott

Why do I click on his threads?

Why do I click on his threads?
03-11-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,570
Posted By Koyote

And then it got all wet. As far as the bike...

And then it got all wet.

As far as the bike goes, I don't think the crankarm length is what's holding back old Moisty. That's sort of like the 500 pound guy who wonders if his moustache is the...
03-11-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,570
Posted By shelbyfv

C&V was once a bastion of sanity....

C&V was once a bastion of sanity....
03-10-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,570
Posted By shelbyfv

To be fair the bikes have gotten nicer. A few...

To be fair the bikes have gotten nicer. A few more tries and we may have a keeper. :thumb: Not much progress regarding fit, don't know why it has to be so difficult.:foo:
03-10-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,570
Posted By Eric F

Here's some info for...

Here's some info for you...https://www.trainingpeaks.com/blog/the-benefits-of-reducing-your-crank-length/

I've come to the realization today that all of this is an attempt to justify your poor...
Forum: Commuting
03-09-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,397
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Perhaps it is because my commute was on city...

Perhaps it is because my commute was on city streets with multiple stops + traffic, but I found no significant difference in average commute speed on my light bikes vs. my loaded commuter. The...
03-09-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,570
Posted By aniki

Bang on the money there sir...

Bang on the money there sir...
03-08-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,570
Posted By icemilkcoffee

The Tri-A was Nishiki's top of the line steel...

The Tri-A was Nishiki's top of the line steel framed bike. Tange #1 tubing. This is a very nice bike. A big step up from your Norco.

The 190mm crank is not doing you any favors if you ever want to...
03-08-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,570
Posted By Mr. 66

If you like it that's all that matters, your...

If you like it that's all that matters, your front derailleur is a tad high.

You brought your last crapper bike to a body shop? I hope they compensated you for the damages, I guess that 50 cents...
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