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09-23-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,333
Posted By Caliper

Plenty of tubeless tire/rim combos will unseat on...

Plenty of tubeless tire/rim combos will unseat on their own if the pressure gets too low. My bikes vary from my fat tire bike that can require a foot on the tire to unseat the bead to my gravel bike...
09-23-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 526
Posted By livedarklions

Bleu cheese mold is a very specific penicillium...

Bleu cheese mold is a very specific penicillium mold with very specific properties. If you're drinking through a bunch of slime, who the hell knows what molds and bacteria are in there? Keep in...
09-23-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 352
Posted By bruce19

Wow. I wasn't expecting to see Steve. He's a...

Wow. I wasn't expecting to see Steve. He's a friend and the guy who did my fit. Very good at what he does and his LBS is among the best. His video is right on the money. This is what I've been doing...
09-23-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 969
Posted By atnyc

My first reaction is ... bikes! But I don't...

My first reaction is ... bikes!

But I don't have half as many bikes than half of the poster here. So that isn't a legitimate rabbit hole...

I'd say for me is wheels!

It's a byproduct of my...
09-23-21, 02:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 352
Posted By Korina

This Diamond Back Expert...

This Diamond Back Expert (https://delaware.craigslist.org/bik/d/wilmington-1994-diamondback-expert-road/7372848118.html) looks good. Very good. Gorgeous, in fact. I think it's even about his size....
09-22-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,333
Posted By Rolla

It remains attached. ...

It remains attached.

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09-22-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 969
Posted By Wildwood

Price of admission is a wheel truing. Bring your...

Price of admission is a wheel truing. Bring your own stand. Free rides on vintage euro bikes, 60 +/-2cm. South side of Cougar Mt.
09-22-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 969
Posted By Wildwood

Rabbit hole? Kinda like elephant hole! ...

Rabbit hole? Kinda like elephant hole!

Vintage Euro/UK bikes - not so much vintage ‘gear’.
All riders. Maybe tubular tires are my rabbit hole....
09-22-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 615
Posted By Rhondito

Another Sherpa lover here! The guys at my bike...

Another Sherpa lover here! The guys at my bike shop suggested that model because it's lightweight enough for me to take on and off my vehicle by myself. I can't say anything about ease of assembly...
09-22-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 615
Posted By Mojo31

No reason you can't hang the rack upside down...

No reason you can't hang the rack upside down from the dock. You don't even have to use the knob to tighten it. You could just use the hitch pin (with or without the lock) to keep it from sliding...
09-22-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 615
Posted By Mojo31

I don't know why you couldn't put the dock more...

I don't know why you couldn't put the dock more than 2' off the ground. They probably don't want the litigation risk of a rack falling on someone's head.

If you bolt it into the studs like they...
09-22-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 802
Posted By atnyc

Late to the party. (seeing the OP never post...

Late to the party.

(seeing the OP never post any other message, it could be it's just a sneaky advertiser, or he got turned off by the hostile welcome...)

I saw one the other day, on a rider's...
09-22-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 850
Posted By rsbob

I have three jerseys with zippered pockets but...

I have three jerseys with zippered pockets but have never used the zips, just the three regular pockets. Might be a good place, besides the phone, to stash some bills and then I can launder the money...
09-22-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,333
Posted By DaveSSS

I switched to tubeless to enjoy the big...

I switched to tubeless to enjoy the big improvement in ride that I get from riding 28mm michelin tires with a pressure in the 60's, as recommended by the pressure calculator at zipp.com. Before...
09-22-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 969
Posted By Nachoman

When my kids were into cycling I went through a...

When my kids were into cycling I went through a 'lock' phase.
I bought kryptonite, steel, cables, chains, u-locks, combos, keys, stretchy, light weight, heavy, you name it, I got it.
09-21-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 969
Posted By Rolla

What's Your Bike Gear Rabbit Hole?

Some people like to try every tire that comes out, some chase the perfect saddle, some amass countless bikepacking add-ons, but I seem to buy more handlebars than anything else. Over the last few...
09-21-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By sean.hwy

here is the thread I was talking aboutGarmin...

here is the thread I was talking aboutGarmin Varia RTL510 and saddlebagshttps://www.bikeforums.net/electronics-lighting-gadgets/1152195-garmin-varia-rtl510-saddlebags-3.html3D Printed Accessories /...
09-21-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,333
Posted By jaxgtr

If you are in the field and have to add a tube, a...

If you are in the field and have to add a tube, a CO2 cartridge will seat the tire.
09-21-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,333
Posted By jaxgtr

Or you can get a 3" nail in your tubeless tire...

Or you can get a 3" nail in your tubeless tire and not flat and ride another 5 miles to make it home... This got lodged into my tire on Saturday and I did not flat. The sealant ensured the seal and...
09-21-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 615
Posted By jaxgtr

Had a neighbor that did this after driving back...

Had a neighbor that did this after driving back from South Carolina and getting into an argument with his now ex wife and completely forgot about the bikes being on the roof. Destroyed 10K worth of...
09-21-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 850
Posted By Litespud

I've heard of people putting a couple of rubber...

I've heard of people putting a couple of rubber bands around their phone - makes it less slippery and less likely to fly out of your pocket. Alternatively, a safety pin holding the top of your "phone...
09-21-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,333
Posted By rsbob

the one time I had a bad sidewall puncture, I did...

the one time I had a bad sidewall puncture, I did have to remove the tubeless tire, valve stem and insert a tube and boot for the cut. For me, it was no more difficult than any tubed road side flat...
09-21-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,333
Posted By DangerousDanR

They are horrible.:rolleyes: I spend hours...

They are horrible.:rolleyes: I spend hours putting new sealant in every week. Not to mention that if I have a flat or when a tire wears out I will have to get schmutz on my hands, so I sit by the...
09-21-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 615
Posted By Mojo31

I second the Kuat Sherpa 2. Very solid and light...

I second the Kuat Sherpa 2. Very solid and light for the build. I store it on the Kuat Dock on the garage wall, and that works very well to keep it out of the way but handy.
09-21-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 850
Posted By CAT7RDR

I imagine if there is an Amber Alert or Tornado...

I imagine if there is an Amber Alert or Tornado Warning you are in Zone 6 for the rest of the ride. :rolleyes:
09-21-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,333
Posted By PeteHski

IME tubeless tyres don't unseat when you get a...

IME tubeless tyres don't unseat when you get a flat unless you try to ride with the flat. At the weekend I ran over a sharp piece of metal in the road on a high speed descent and it put a large hole...
09-21-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,333
Posted By Maelochs

If I could not re-seat the tire I would add a...

If I could not re-seat the tire I would add a tube. I cannot imagine the tire would unseat anyway ... that is one of the supposed "tubeless advantages," that if it goes flat it doesn't come off. But...
09-21-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,540
Posted By Maelochs

kahn: Stuff happens. One time (the...

kahn: Stuff happens.

One time (the time I broke a couple levers and almost broke my house key) I nearly called my wife. Thing is, she needs her sleep, she needs to take care of herself,...
09-21-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 615
Posted By gpburdell

How often does that tend to happen to you? ...

How often does that tend to happen to you?

I'd be much more likely to impact a low overhead...

...
09-21-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,333
Posted By mtbikerjohn

I have never seen a tubeless ready tire you...

I have never seen a tubeless ready tire you couldn't put a tube into. Removing the tubeless valve stem is no big deal...
09-21-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,333
Posted By caloso

The tubeless version of a given tire is usually...

The tubeless version of a given tire is usually more expensive, but not extremely so. It’s not like they’re twice as much. They are a bit more involved setting up initially, but once installed there...
09-21-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,540
Posted By livedarklions

It depends for me on which bike and which kind of...

It depends for me on which bike and which kind of tires. But generally, I estimate about 10-15 minutes to swap out the tube and reinflate. It's a lot shorter than the wait I can expect for the ride...
09-21-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 850
Posted By Bald Paul

I'm surprised more jersey makers aren't designing...

I'm surprised more jersey makers aren't designing in larger, zippered pockets to hold cell phones.

I have a couple of jerseys that came with an optional, side zippered pocket that is sort of on...
09-21-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 216,082
Posted By Troul

44 WET Miles O.D. Enjoying the recent cassette...

44 WET Miles O.D. Enjoying the recent cassette changes..
09-20-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 216,082
Posted By ooga-booga

okay okay...it was a beautiful, "fallish"...

okay okay...it was a beautiful, "fallish" afternoon.
09-20-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,540
Posted By Ironfish653

“Fixing Flats” is always a dirty, physical job,...

“Fixing Flats” is always a dirty, physical job, particularly if it’s the rear wheel, and if you’ve got one of those tire/rim combinations that don’t give up without three tire levers and a fight.
I...
09-20-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,540
Posted By genejockey

Ah. The Blanche DuBois approach - "I have always...

Ah. The Blanche DuBois approach - "I have always depended upon the kindness of strangers..."
09-20-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 918
Posted By Rick

My wife got mad and told me I could sleep with...

My wife got mad and told me I could sleep with the bike. My bicycle resides in my room and the wife is allowed to enter for a conjugal visit.
09-20-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 982
Posted By charlie_boy

Oh my.

Oh my.
09-20-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,707
Posted By shelbyfv

Other than the time limit, I don't think this is...

Other than the time limit, I don't think this is too far off base. The 100 mile century has been part of cycling culture in the US since before I started in the '70s. Most events/ t shirt rides...
09-20-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,540
Posted By afm199

This. I always check tire pressure before every...

This. I always check tire pressure before every ride, unless it a ride on the rollers.

I always carry tools, patch kit, tire irons and C02 inflator or small pump. Always.


Anyone who doesn't...
09-20-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,151
Posted By The Golden Boy

I hate things on my back or body- not only is it...

I hate things on my back or body- not only is it sweaty, but let the bike bear the weight (even if it's not a lot of weight).
09-20-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,540
Posted By viffer

I check tire pressure every other ride. They...

I check tire pressure every other ride. They just don’t lose much air after a couple of days to worry about and a quick squeeze between the fingers tells me all I need to know. Also my tires are...
09-20-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 982
Posted By locolobo13

On the clouds of gnats.. You don't have to close...

On the clouds of gnats.. You don't have to close your mouth. Just your teeth. You might catch a few in the grill..
09-20-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 694
Posted By BobbyG

jayp410 Bend it back! I've had this same problem...

jayp410 Bend it back! I've had this same problem for the same reason a few times on my hodge-podged '97 Nishiki Blazer MTB/commuter. Although I carry a chain-break tool in my commute bag, one time...
09-20-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,707
Posted By livedarklions

Probably doesn't matter, so that's as good a plan...

Probably doesn't matter, so that's as good a plan as any.

I just mean whether you ride or don't ride much in the next two weeks won't matter a lot as long as you don't completely overdo it in the...
09-19-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 982
Posted By rsbob

Shower after your ride - if not for you, for your...

Shower after your ride - if not for you, for your loved ones, especially if they are a dog.

And, a helmet is cheaper than a neurosurgeon.
09-19-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,151
Posted By Korina

That makes sense; at 3" diameter there's not much...

That makes sense; at 3" diameter there's not much room to sag. Bubble envelope is a good idea.

I stole Roadrunner Bags' tool roll too. I found a laptop sleeve at the thrift shop and took it apart;...
09-19-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 982
Posted By shelbyfv

Another good ORS choice is Liquid IV. I carry...

Another good ORS choice is Liquid IV. I carry what I expect to use, plus an extra tube to share if needed.
...
09-19-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 216,082
Posted By dennis336

Did two rides this weekend. Saturday a 36 mile...

Did two rides this weekend. Saturday a 36 mile mixed gravel and pavement ride. Very hilly for my conditioning level, with a couple of long gravel climbs, one being very sketchy for my tastes (I...
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