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Forum: Fatbikes
09-22-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 60
Posted By Bikebuilders

This is what i built on lockdown!!!

Hi there I'm new to the forum and I'm just trying to suss out how it all works etc!
I've been building bikes, just for myself and my own personal pleasure!! So I thought that I'd try and get into...
09-22-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 46,716
Posted By ofajen

The 88 RockHopper is now back to aero levers and...

The 88 RockHopper is now back to aero levers and also got new bar tape.

...
09-22-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 463
Posted By mstateglfr

Like most everything else in cycling there is no...

Like most everything else in cycling there is no right or wrong for handlebar flare.
Some like more and think the slower steering that comes from flsred bars helpful when riding loose surfaces....
09-21-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,375
Posted By billytwosheds

I'm just surprised that no one has mentioned...

I'm just surprised that no one has mentioned "buying local" to avoid the stress(?) of waiting for shipments, and to deal with real people.

Deals online are deals, and by all means go for them. But...
09-21-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,375
Posted By J.Higgins

They certainly are NOT overpaid, and their...

They certainly are NOT overpaid, and their medical and pensions means that YOU'LL get your mail delivered in a timely manner if they are able to do it because they are kept healthy as government...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,050
Posted By wle

cooler weather is faster! resting a day or 2...

cooler weather is faster!

resting a day or 2 makes you faster

coffee

having to go potty
09-21-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 844
Posted By Pompiere

I got this Performance Parabola locally at a...

I got this Performance Parabola locally at a garage sale. In the dark corner where I first saw it, I thought the color was light gray, but when I got it out in the light it is actually light purple...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,760
Posted By canklecat

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09-20-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,775
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Ok. So go on Yelp and post your before and after...

Ok. So go on Yelp and post your before and after photos and trash them. Find their Facebook page and do the same. Get on every social media and do the same. Name the bike shop here- why be coy about...
09-20-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,775
Posted By sheddle

Anyway thanks for the advice folks, I mainly...

Anyway thanks for the advice folks, I mainly wanted to make sure I wasn't nuts.

I'm really, really averse to conflict so I hate this, but I'm going to have a chat with the owner after I get a...
09-20-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,775
Posted By merziac

They may be adamant but are absolutely remiss for...

They may be adamant but are absolutely remiss for not pointing this out at check in and then before starting the work, I would not have put this in a stand if it was like that.

If they are so sure...
09-20-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,623
Posted By sdimattia

Hmm, I'll definitely take a look at that. I keep...

Hmm, I'll definitely take a look at that. I keep my bike in my room and I'm tired of waking up every morning to a dog covered in grease stripes lol. We call him "grease monkey" because of it . . .
09-20-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,678
Posted By RocThrower

The first one always hurt the most! :)

The first one always hurt the most! :)
09-19-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By Rolla

When you say "sweep forward from the stem," the...

When you say "sweep forward from the stem," the only thing I can picture is something like this. Please tell me I'm wrong.

...
09-19-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By Kapusta

If you need a 200 mm stem, the bike does not fit...

If you need a 200 mm stem, the bike does not fit you.

If you need a120mm stem with bars that have an extra 80mm reach, the bike still does not fit you.
09-19-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By dedhed

To make a bike that doesn't fit, fit?

To make a bike that doesn't fit, fit?
Forum: Touring
09-19-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By Cycletography

I wouldn't worry about the length of the rails....

I wouldn't worry about the length of the rails. Should be a non-issue. Also, while I'm not 100% positive, I believe that Selle Anatomica has shortened the rails on its latest generation of saddles.
...
09-19-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By guy1138

Of all the skills, my photography probably...

Of all the skills, my photography probably improved the most! And while I did settle in on the pet brick as my favorite; Modelo get's a shout out as being my personal quarantine MVP!
09-18-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By cv350

What a great story, thanks for sharing. Those...

What a great story, thanks for sharing. Those bikes will accumulate untold miles and memories. And although the bikes look incredible, I was drawn in to the diverse methods by which they were propped...
09-18-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By guy1138

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Bought this one based on a fuzzy picture, turned out to be a Hi-Ten frame...
09-18-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By guy1138

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Novara Corsa touring bike, surprisingly hard to sell! "REI Brand" is way more...
09-18-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By guy1138

Well, boys, it was a good run!

Well, I'm going back to work, so my time as a make-believe bike shop is coming to a close. I never thought that wrenching on bikes would be a full time gig, even for a little bit. It was incredibly...
09-18-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By Chris Chicago

Cold set it and realign the drops , so if one of...

Cold set it and realign the drops , so if one of the dropouts snap away from the stays a year from now, you won't wonder if it's because you cut corners.

don't ask me how I know
09-18-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,842
Posted By livedarklions

His bikes hold little appeal for me because I'm...

His bikes hold little appeal for me because I'm pretty comfortable doing century -plus rides on old steel racing bikes, so I get the beautiful lugged steel look at a fraction of the cost. I also...
09-18-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,842
Posted By Happy Feet

For me, the appeal is the difference between a...

For me, the appeal is the difference between a consumerist approach to cycling and a more hands on approach.

Clothing apart (I too like the function of kit) the modern direction in cycling is...
09-18-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,842
Posted By tyrion

Blocked and reported. (kidding)

Blocked and reported.





(kidding)
09-18-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,375
Posted By gaucho777

Robbie, no hard feelings, okay? I know I was...

Robbie, no hard feelings, okay? I know I was replying to you directly, but I meant my last comment in a general sense. People I don't like say true things, too, like Rumsfeld on "known knowns." You...
09-18-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,375
Posted By iab

I shipped a package USPS to japan, took 12 days. ...

I shipped a package USPS to japan, took 12 days. Shipped the same package USPS to Italy, still hasn't arrived in 34 days. In the meanwhile, I received a package from Italy via USPS in 15 days.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,308
Posted By fujidon

Lunch, extra water, snacks, cell phone, wallet,...

Lunch, extra water, snacks, cell phone, wallet, face mask, extra pair of glasses, rain jacket... sometimes we're not all out there to just hammer.
09-18-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,623
Posted By jay4usc

If you insist :) Finally have it more or less...

If you insist :)
Finally have it more or less how I want it. Itís a great ride.
...
09-18-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,623
Posted By sdimattia

If you insist :) Finally have it more or less...

If you insist :)
Finally have it more or less how I want it. Itís a great ride.
...
09-18-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,375
Posted By BFisher

Mod cleanup in aisle C&V, please.

Mod cleanup in aisle C&V, please.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,308
Posted By msu2001la

Proper Gen Xer road setup: ...

Proper Gen Xer road setup:
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,308
Posted By DrIsotope

People putting Gatorskins (or any frozen hose of...

People putting Gatorskins (or any frozen hose of a tire) on $10k+ megasuperbikes will always be the benchmark of What?Why?! for me, so a handlebar bag (regardless of size) doesn't even come close.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,308
Posted By Amt0571

I used this type of bag combined with a...

I used this type of bag combined with a bikepacking saddle bag to commute to work while carrying my clothes, shoes, towel, a sandwitch, lunch, and sometimes even a can of cola (which was nicely...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,050
Posted By nomadmax

What suddenly makes me faster? Taking all data...

What suddenly makes me faster?
Taking all data logging devices, of any kind, off my handlebars.

What suddenly makes me slower?
Putting them back on and seeing the truth.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,308
Posted By nomadmax

I can't understand why someone would get their...

I can't understand why someone would get their panties in a bunch about what someone else has on their bicycle? Life doesn't bring them regular/real problems and this is all they have to work on? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,308
Posted By znomit

It's for those people who ride further than you...

It's for those people who ride further than you do.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,308
Posted By Bah Humbug

How do you know they're not commuters?

How do you know they're not commuters?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,308
Posted By sfrider

If a handlebar bag is all that's needed to ride...

If a handlebar bag is all that's needed to ride their favorite bike to and from work, then why not.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,308
Posted By msu2001la

Serious stuff... I don't carry anything other...

Serious stuff...
I don't carry anything other than a flat kit/multi-tool if I'm "just riding", but I also sometimes ride my bike to do things other than just riding, and like to be able to carry...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,308
Posted By big john

Out here where it can be over 100 degrees some of...

Out here where it can be over 100 degrees some of us are using bags or packs to carry extra water and food and even extra tubes. Earlier this year when all club rides were cancelled and many of our...
09-17-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,375
Posted By RobbieTunes

Iím not special, but $139:99 for 11sp Centaur...

Iím not special, but $139:99 for 11sp Centaur polished compact cranksets, with bearings...., I waited gladly.
For 3 of them.
09-17-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,375
Posted By nlerner

Definitely drop Louis DeJoy a note; he's all...

Definitely drop Louis DeJoy a note; he's all about the customer.
09-17-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,375
Posted By natterberry

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09-17-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By onsay99

Once the tire bead has been installed, and before...

Once the tire bead has been installed, and before it is pressurized,
squeeze the tire all the way around the circumference to make sure
the inner tube is completely under the tire bead. If there...
09-16-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,484
Posted By genejockey

Well, I'd be a bit more charitable than THAT. ...

Well, I'd be a bit more charitable than THAT. More like "I don't understand what all the excitement is about. Can you tell me what that's about?", which is a reasonable question. And lots of people...
09-16-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,484
Posted By Nachoman

I don't fully understand the intricacies of...

I don't fully understand the intricacies of cyclocross bikes and gravel bikes, but I do recognize their awesomeness.
09-16-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,375
Posted By thinktubes

Yep that was me. Stripped spoke and crappy build...

Yep that was me. Stripped spoke and crappy build on both wheels - I'll vote with my wallet.

And thanks for remembering - glad it sunk in.
09-16-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,375
Posted By natterberry

Yep, stripped spoke nipple - Velomine is the...

Yep, stripped spoke nipple - Velomine is the antichrist.
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