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01-17-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By shelbyfv

Here's the Bloggers section where your updates...

Here's the Bloggers section where your updates can reach a wider audience. https://www.bikeforums.net/blogger-s-forum/
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 504
Posted By shelbyfv

I bought a Lynskey a few years ago and I've been...

I bought a Lynskey a few years ago and I've been very happy with it. The model name at the time was Peloton, though it has been renamed a couple of times. It was their lowest cost road frame and...
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 971
Posted By shelbyfv

Thread and OP are back in his happy place. Over...

Thread and OP are back in his happy place. Over and out until this comes up on the calendar again.:thumb:
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 971
Posted By shelbyfv

You are still confused. Folks aren't anti 'bent,...

You are still confused. Folks aren't anti 'bent, they just don't need to go there yet. Kind of like adult incontinence underwear. Nothing against it, serves a purpose, but why wear them before you...
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 971
Posted By shelbyfv

I expect it's more like 99% of cycling...

I expect it's more like 99% of cycling enthusiasts have opened their minds and considered 'bents and decided they would not be the best choice for the riding they want to do. Personally I think they...
01-16-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By shelbyfv

Friends don't let friends ride $5 tires.

Friends don't let friends ride $5 tires.
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 971
Posted By shelbyfv

There is a section for posts about 'bents.:foo:

There is a section for posts about 'bents.:foo:
01-16-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 875
Posted By shelbyfv

Awww, somebody didn't wave....

Awww, somebody didn't wave....
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By shelbyfv

That doesn't seem to have had a lot of use, looks...

That doesn't seem to have had a lot of use, looks dirty but not abused. Should be good rider. It will probably clean up well and if everything works properly I don't know why it wouldn't be worth...
01-16-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 762
Posted By shelbyfv

WD40 is fine for what you've described and will...

WD40 is fine for what you've described and will give a little protection to whatever metal surfaces it lands on as well, derailleurs, etc. Just don't neglect your actual lube, maybe consider...
01-16-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 875
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes and we are hoarding the world's supply of...

Yes and we are hoarding the world's supply of bikes while we're at it.:D
01-15-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 875
Posted By shelbyfv

:50:

:50:
01-15-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By shelbyfv

Buffalo on the buffet in SD? :)

Buffalo on the buffet in SD? :)
01-15-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By shelbyfv

Not my experience with GP5K either. My 4K 25s...

Not my experience with GP5K either. My 4K 25s measured almost 28mm but I had read the 5K were true to size. Just to be safe I ordered pairs in both sizes. The 25s were 25mm and the 28s were 28mm....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,113
Posted By shelbyfv

Here's a thread about steel tubing, you could...

Here's a thread about steel tubing, you could revive it and add your thoughts.:thumb: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/473504-what-s-your-favorite-steel-frame-tubing-why.html
01-15-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By shelbyfv

FL in the winter is nice, for sure. I lived in...

FL in the winter is nice, for sure. I lived in the Panhandle for most of my adult life until back to back hurricanes drove us out about 15 years ago. I still wouldn't risk eating at a buffet, even...
01-15-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By shelbyfv

Astonishing! :foo:

Astonishing! :foo:
01-15-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By shelbyfv

Since you already have an (older?) Aspero, you...

Since you already have an (older?) Aspero, you should be in a good position to know if the fit suits you.:foo: ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By shelbyfv

The groupset looks pretty clean except for the...

The groupset looks pretty clean except for the shifter. Usually the crank will be scuffed if it's had a lot of use. Personally, I would not buy a carbon bike of unknown provenance but not everyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By shelbyfv

Or you can compare the geometry charts and get...

Or you can compare the geometry charts and get the one that best provides the fit you want. If you can't do that you probably should wait until local supply improves.
01-15-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By shelbyfv

Unfortunate uni-crown fork should help date it. :(

Unfortunate uni-crown fork should help date it. :(
01-15-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,386
Posted By shelbyfv

You don't have to go far to find "just plain...

You don't have to go far to find "just plain insane." Several proudly posted right here on BF....:twitchy:
01-15-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes, you can use the smaller tires on your...

Yes, you can use the smaller tires on your current rims. FWIW, your assumption they will be faster is subject to debate.;)
01-14-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 933
Posted By shelbyfv

OP, I get what you are asking. I think that...

OP, I get what you are asking. I think that since it will appear to be traditional cloth tape, you should first try wrapping it in the traditional method, top to bottom. If it's too thick to...
01-14-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By shelbyfv

From the rider position I think it resembles...

From the rider position I think it resembles Casper the Friendly Ghost.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,113
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't think anyone is offended here. Some may...

I don't think anyone is offended here. Some may be puzzled as to what you want from the thread. You asked for some very specific help, the name of a frame maker from the 90s. A few names were...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,049
Posted By shelbyfv

Pedals that don't restrict your flip flops to...

Pedals that don't restrict your flip flops to just one position....
01-14-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By shelbyfv

Thank you for responding! So many of the...

Thank you for responding! So many of the discussions here involve opinions rather than facts. Everyone has the right to an opinion but all opinions don't carry the same credibility. Context is...
01-14-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By shelbyfv

Maybe some info here....

Maybe some info here. https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1221344-sram-red-22-etap-front-derailleur-availability.html
01-14-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 396
Posted By shelbyfv

Putting out an arm is a time honored way to break...

Putting out an arm is a time honored way to break a collar bone, or worse. The one serious wreck I've had, there was no time to plan anything.:(
01-14-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,116
Posted By shelbyfv

If you ride with a group, etiquette dictates a...

If you ride with a group, etiquette dictates a steady red at the rear. Optional if you ride alone but a flashing light will give you more battery life. Steady white for the front if you feel the...
01-14-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By shelbyfv

Suggestion for Post Feedback

We have a provision to "Like" posts, which is welcome and used often. It seems to me there should be some mechanism to register that a post is "Unhelpful." This is often available on sites that have...
01-14-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By shelbyfv

You could start a thread in the Bloggers section....

You could start a thread in the Bloggers section. :thumb:
01-13-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep. ...

Yep. https://www.bikeforums.net/indoor-stationary-cycling-forum/ :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By shelbyfv

Just for clarification, did you attempt to fit...

Just for clarification, did you attempt to fit your wheel?
01-13-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By shelbyfv

Lots of choices.:foo: Why not continue with what...

Lots of choices.:foo: Why not continue with what you are currently using until you identify a specific deficiency? Then you can select a pedal that addresses that issue.
01-12-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By shelbyfv

The Buffet-RIP?

Most of my favorite supported bike tours have featured the AYCE buffet, usually breakfast and dinner. Sleep on the ground, pee in a bottle, roll up a damp tent in the morning. :( THEN- urns of hot...
01-12-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By shelbyfv

IIRC it's one of those puzzle deals. You start...

IIRC it's one of those puzzle deals. You start them on one way, then have to turn them another. I can't remember the sequence. If you don't get an answer here, have this moved to C&V. Good luck.
01-12-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,216
Posted By shelbyfv

I think there are two concerns. First, when...

I think there are two concerns. First, when replacing a wheel, the QR does not offer as precise alignment as the thru axle. It's not unusual to have to readjust the caliper/disc clearance when...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 526
Posted By shelbyfv

Nothing wrong with an Emonda. You need a bike...

Nothing wrong with an Emonda. You need a bike now, not 4-8 months out! JMO:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By shelbyfv

With an exception or two, Shimano 8 speed...

With an exception or two, Shimano 8 speed freehubs will take 8,9 or 10 speed cassettes. You can also use a 34t 11 speed cassette, nothing smaller. The 105/7000 group is $625 at Merlin and gives the...
01-12-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,091
Posted By shelbyfv

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
01-12-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By shelbyfv

I like the idea of adding a little extra if you...

I like the idea of adding a little extra if you can't get it done on the day. Maybe add a mile for each week of delay? No license to deduct miles for doing the ride early, of course.:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By shelbyfv

I agree that it's not uncommon and is something...

I agree that it's not uncommon and is something to which you can easily adapt.
01-12-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By shelbyfv

Julia is only filling the vacuum left by the...

Julia is only filling the vacuum left by the disappearance of the "Podium Girls" section....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,049
Posted By shelbyfv

Equally or more important than getting the next...

Equally or more important than getting the next "improvement" is not getting stuck with something that is on it's way out. Press fit bottom brackets, QRs on disc bikes and tight tire clearance come...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,113
Posted By shelbyfv

Check out the C&V section. Bummer you are no...

Check out the C&V section. Bummer you are no longer able to ride.:(
01-12-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By shelbyfv

Line your two bikes up against a wall. A tape...

Line your two bikes up against a wall. A tape measure and a critical eye should be all you need to determine what's different.:thumb:
01-11-21, 03:10 PM
01-11-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,099
Posted By shelbyfv

Impressive:thumb:

Impressive:thumb:
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