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05-27-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 588
Posted By caloso

Check your age group, weight group, and narrow it...

Check your age group, weight group, and narrow it to that day. That sometimes helps.
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Ed333

Which old Mntn bike to keep?

A- which one to keep, and which to sell?
B- what would selling price ranges be for each?

I just turned 80, am doing the Swedish Cleaning, have two bikes and have decided I only need one, the use...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-20, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By pinholecam

I chose Waltly Titanium because of the good...

I chose Waltly Titanium because of the good reviews that I can find on the internet.
The often 3 companies are Waltly, Titan and XACD.
XACD, the common comment is that they are pushy though they...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-04-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,006
Posted By tofudog415

I put a basic Topeak Explorer on the back of...

I put a basic Topeak Explorer on the back of mine, and it works great. I carry one or two Ortlieb Sport Rollers on it for grocery runs.
...
Forum: Introductions
04-23-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By jorey

Hi! It's largely quiet because of the enhanced...

Hi! It's largely quiet because of the enhanced community quarantine. If not, yes, our traffic would be monumental.
04-15-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://img.republicworld.com/republic-prod/storie...

https://img.republicworld.com/republic-prod/stories/promolarge/xxhdpi/qouvzpxarjokxrkn_1581528889.jpeg?tr=f-jpeg
04-10-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,105
Posted By WizardOfBoz

4130 refers to a joint SAE/AISI standard (that...

4130 refers to a joint SAE/AISI standard (that is, SAE AISI 4130) which is also is referred to under the SAE's Unified Numbering System as UNS41300. Steels specified as 4130 should all conform to the...
04-10-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,105
Posted By CAT7RDR

I went out of my way to find an older quality 853...

I went out of my way to find an older quality 853 Reynolds frame steel bike I could enjoy over a new 4130 steel bike I could afford. Glad I did. The ride quality is superior to my CF bike. Feel like...
04-10-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,105
Posted By DMC707

Thats correct - i am an A&P mechanic, but damaged...

Thats correct - i am an A&P mechanic, but damaged carbon on an aircraft surface is repairable while damaged aluminum often needs a re-skin (talking control surfaces because that is the biggest carbon...
04-08-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,116
Posted By CAT7RDR

^^^^^What I remember from the '80's was a 52/42...

^^^^^What I remember from the '80's was a 52/42 crank and a 11/21 6 speed cassette. Climbing was a labor of love because it sure as hell didn't feel good. :50:
04-08-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,116
Posted By philbob57

My memory says that in the '80s, there was a...

My memory says that in the '80s, there was a Bicycling article stating that the cadence was ... I'm excising this comment, because john m flores remembers the article accurately, and there's no point...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-04-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By alextide

Hi all, My name is Alex Animashaun, I'm the...

Hi all,

My name is Alex Animashaun, I'm the founder of Tuck Bike. Someone on the forum contacted me to say that a thread has started over here. I'm conscious that the forum has rules on...
03-28-20, 12:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,116
Posted By canklecat

I had the same problem trying to spin 90-110 rpm...

I had the same problem trying to spin 90-110 rpm up climbs. Wrong approach for me. Switching to harder gears and slower cadence worked better for me.

Took awhile to strengthen my legs enough to...
03-27-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,116
Posted By berner

There is a considerable difference in muscles...

There is a considerable difference in muscles that produce lots of power and muscle that produces endurance. This difference can generally be seen in the body types of the endurance athlete and the...
03-25-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,462
Posted By Happy Feet

I hear ya! We need to socially isolate but also...

I hear ya! We need to socially isolate but also keep our individual and collective mental health screwed on straight and the 24/7 obsessing isn't going to help. Good on you for taking care of your...
03-21-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,415
Posted By UniChris

My understanding is that legally you could, but...

My understanding is that legally you could, but it's a bad idea given how crowded the cycling/jogging/walking routes are and will remain on any nice day when people have been stuck inside with...
03-15-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 886
Posted By gorillimo

Yep. Sold my Klein and Colnago. Been riding my...

Yep. Sold my Klein and Colnago. Been riding my Cross Check. Ride anywhere. Donít need a costume or funny shoes to ride. Actually use the bike for errands and pleasure. Feeling very Grant Petersonish....
03-15-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 886
Posted By TiHabanero

Something about a touring rig

Took the touring bike out for it first spring voyage of the year. Been riding my road bike and the change of pace between the two is noticeable, and I really like it. Slower paced bike, slacker seat...
03-15-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,462
Posted By saddlesores

update from the semi-epicenter: hainan is coming...

update from the semi-epicenter: hainan is coming up on 3 weeks with no new
cases. holding steady at 168, with only 2 remaining in hospital.

our small town (250k in city, 500k in admin district)...
03-15-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2,691
Views: 587,771
Posted By gorillimo

My Cross Check set for a century that was meant...

My Cross Check set for a century that was meant to be today. Permit canceled by the health department due to the Corona virus!...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-13-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,425
Views: 642,854
Posted By Peterleenc

#278 Just received FedEx shipping information

Hi All
Iím #278 received Fedex information will be reaching me on 18th March 2020
03-12-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 25,312
Posted By livedarklions

Riding in a Pandemic

Obviously, riding a bike is not an activity that, by itself, will increase your exposure to the coronavirus or make it more likely to give it to someone else, but we ride in the context of a society...
03-11-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 13,433
Posted By livedarklions

I'm not sure why people are having trouble...

I'm not sure why people are having trouble understanding the word "disruption" . I don't think there's any comparison between this and H1N1 at this point. NY State just isolated a major part of a...
03-09-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,710
Posted By Andy_K

The seasonal flu is uncontained. That ship has...

The seasonal flu is uncontained. That ship has sailed. If there were something that could be done to stop it, weíd do that. COVID-19 isnít yet uncontained in the same way. If it becomes part of our...
03-09-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,710
Posted By Kilroy1988

Right, well, even if you took the smallest number...

Right, well, even if you took the smallest number of possible flu illnesses (34,000,000) and divided that by the largest number of deaths (52,000) then you get one in every 643 people. Currently in...
03-09-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By KerryIrons

Adventure Cycling free membership offer

I'm a 30+ year member of and volunteer for Adventure Cycling Association, a national non-profit bicycle travel organization, and they have asked me to help spread the word about their mission which...
03-08-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,785
Posted By JW Fas

Ford Invented Anti-Dooring Mirrors

I'm glad to see an auto manufacturer is finally exploring this technology.

https://youtu.be/W9RWdQK6oaY

Yes, the Dutch reach is free, but humans are notoriously unreliable. It is for this...
Forum: Touring
02-19-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,711
Posted By Doug64

^^^^ We all look at life and what is enjoyable...

^^^^
We all look at life and what is enjoyable differently, and that is a good thing:)
02-15-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 25,061
Posted By wltr w8

Well, I did it. Just completed a PVC bike build....

Well, I did it. Just completed a PVC bike build. Used 1 1/2" for the top tube and down tube, 1" for the seat tube, and 3/4" filled with marine epoxy for the chain and seat stays. The hardware for the...
02-12-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By vvvvv

My Parents are selling the apartment. (video)

and with it, the attic space I have used to store my bike collection.

Enjoy this video of my son showing you very quickly whats up there.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8ICbg-sR5k

I was...
Forum: Touring
02-11-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,066
Posted By MarcusT

I did not notice that. It seemed to work...

I did not notice that. It seemed to work normally. Now that I have a stiff fork, sometimes I miss the suspension
02-11-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,321
Posted By Tony P.

My wife went through a similar challenge. My...

My wife went through a similar challenge. My suggestion is to find a way to get started, the easiest way possible. That may be in an office or school parking lot on a weekend - whatever is large...
Forum: Touring
02-11-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By indyfabz

Supported and unsupported ACA tours include food....

Supported and unsupported ACA tours include food. One the supported tours there is a caterer that prepares meals. On the unsupported tours there is a food budget built into the cost. (Adult beverages...
Forum: Touring
02-09-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,066
Posted By Patty Up North

My girlfriend tours with a setup, just the same....

My girlfriend tours with a setup, just the same. A cheap, aluminium lowrider. Her Trek 4300 has an old Dart 2 fork on it, that got a bit of scratches, but shes really like, use it till it breaks. But...
Forum: Touring
02-09-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,066
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Four years ago when I was in Iceland, I rode for...

Four years ago when I was in Iceland, I rode for a day with an Italian that had a mountain bike with front suspension fork, his bike worked for him just great, I attached a photo of it. I do not...
02-09-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,143
Posted By delbiker1

My New Mantra

New Mantra. I am 67 years old and the past year and a half I have really been feeling the effects of aging. I am experiencing a lot more aches and pains, lower/shorter levels of energy, reduced...
02-08-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,898
Posted By indyfabz

No kids. No long work hours and no weekends. No...

No kids. No long work hours and no weekends. No family obligations. Five weeks of paid vacation. Finding time is not an issue, except for cat care.
02-08-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,898
Posted By BobbyG

I bike commute.

I bike commute.
Forum: Touring
02-07-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,390
Posted By Nyah

I've been using a Trek 520 (700c) for the past 20...

I've been using a Trek 520 (700c) for the past 20 years. The only reason I'm looking for a new bicycle is that this Trek 520 (1999 model) doesn't accept both 35mm tires and fenders.

I'm already...
02-07-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,433
Posted By Doc_Wui

We were occasional riders. Although I would list...

We were occasional riders. Although I would list biking as a hobby, I probably rode less than 200 miles annually. My wife maybe half of that.

Got ebikes in 2015. Last year we rode 1800 and 1000...
02-07-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,204
Posted By dsangie

Bike Camping trip; North New Jersey 4/4/20-4/5/20

All details here:
https://fullmoonadventureride.wordpress.com/2020/02/06/april-4-5-2020-bike-camping/

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/events/124370022215601/?ti=ia

All are welcome!
02-06-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,848
Posted By veganbikes

Not talking about motorcycles. Again for the...

Not talking about motorcycles. Again for the billionth time we are talking about bicycles with pedals that only go forward with pedaling (yes coasting downhill aside). The goal here should be to get...
02-05-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Stiff soles will reduce flex and transfer power...

Stiff soles will reduce flex and transfer power more effectively through the cleat. It is not essential that your shoe sole contact the pedal, but it may do for some pedal and shoe designs. The...
Forum: Touring
02-04-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,311
Posted By Sandstrom

Not to jump too far down the etymology rabbit...

Not to jump too far down the etymology rabbit hole, but everyone should understand that it's hardly a new term. See the following:
...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By BobbyG

I see you recently joined bikeforums....welcome! ...

I see you recently joined bikeforums....welcome!

I have commuted to work by bike since 1992. After I discovered bikeforums in 2009 I learned better, safer, easier and more comfortable ways to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-04-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By Enthusiast

I made a GIF for the Bike Friday Ever-E-Day

I saw on another thread that folks here are aware of the new Bike Friday Ever-E-Day. I happen to work at Bike Friday and wanted to share the GIF that I just finished making! This is actually the...
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By Brad L

Lemond Maillot Jaune

I know itís not exactly vintage (yet) but at least itís steel - Reynolds 853 to be exact. Does anyone have an idea of a value for this 2002 Lemond MJ?

The paint has a few small paint chips but no...
02-02-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,867
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Update: so I got the Cobb Randee saddle (no...

Update: so I got the Cobb Randee saddle (no longer made) and tried it out on a 65 miler this weekend. Other than the very high front end and the leather being slippery, the seat is amazing. Much more...
02-02-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By Doge

As you change - fit changes - fitting for the aged

A bit less than a decade ago I went to "Cyber Cyling Coach", Dave Jordaan (Google) to fit my kid. First thing he asked was his FTP (hour power). Because that has a lot to do with weight on hands and...
Forum: Touring
02-02-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,311
Posted By Happy Feet

Yes it was/is, although I'm not so sure it wasn't...

Yes it was/is, although I'm not so sure it wasn't more of a rhetorical device to put that activity down.

I find it a little depressing sometimes that simply discussing topics and exchanging ideas...
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