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02-02-23, 06:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,437
Posted By GTBecane

sorry, didnít qualify the not being able to find...

sorry, didnít qualify the not being able to find stuff, was interested in the Fuji, but frame size was the deciding factor, 5í10Ē @ 185, Iím a solid medium, although the new one feels huge with the...
02-02-23, 06:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,437
Posted By GTBecane

Cheers, my oldest daughter just walked in with...

Cheers, my oldest daughter just walked in with our Syrian take out, the rest of us are watching old Sethís Bike Hack videos. (The boys are enthralled).

still want to know what the OP ended up...
02-02-23, 06:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,437
Posted By Eric F

My stomach just went, "Um...wut? Curry me now."...

My stomach just went, "Um...wut? Curry me now."

Curry Me Now sounds like the name of a Thai dish - LOL.

Time to go ride my bike. Curry later.
02-02-23, 06:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,437
Posted By Eric F

Agreed. Knowing what I was looking for - and...

Agreed. Knowing what I was looking for - and looking at - was a big part of why I was able to find excellent deals for myself. I was also aware of the risks of buying used without physically seeing...
02-02-23, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By Barry2

I didn't know what you knew. I took a stab at...

I didn't know what you knew.
I took a stab at it, and was wrong.

I will refund the entire payment you made for my incorrect advise.

Have a nice day

Barry
02-02-23, 03:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,682
Posted By Lombard

That white saddle with the arse sweat stain sure...

That white saddle with the arse sweat stain sure confirms that black is best for contact surfaces.
02-02-23, 01:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,437
Posted By prj71

Unfortunately you made the statement "Somewhere...

Unfortunately you made the statement "Somewhere around $600 you’ll find decent components on fairly light bikes"

Nothing in that statement is true. What's being pointed out here, that you keep...
02-02-23, 12:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,682
Posted By Lombard

Oh clever. :rolleyes:

Oh clever. :rolleyes:
02-02-23, 09:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,437
Posted By prj71

And cheap everything else. Goodness...You...

And cheap everything else.

Goodness...You fell for the BD marketing. Compare at $1799 MSRP!!! :lol:
02-02-23, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By Maelochs

Currently you don't appear to be running Any tire.

Currently you don't appear to be running Any tire.
02-02-23, 06:46 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,682
Posted By Lombard

^^^This.^^^ You can spend time cleaning your...

^^^This.^^^

You can spend time cleaning your white tape. Or you can use black tape and just spend that time riding your bike. :thumb:
Forum: Touring
02-02-23, 06:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,064
Posted By PhilFo

Caution: Snark

Perhaps it is...
Considering how much the OP has been involved in this thread, and not actually riding, I'm starting to think they are in Columbia.
Here's some bike shops in the area....
02-01-23, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By FBinNY

First of all ---- There is no safety issue here. ...

First of all ---- There is no safety issue here.

Secondly, you're obsessing over nothing and wasting your time "fixing" what ain't broke.

Third, it helps to understand how human controlled...
Forum: Touring
02-01-23, 07:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,064
Posted By PhilFo

On my touring bike which is a 26" wheeled bike,...

On my touring bike which is a 26" wheeled bike, the ubiquity of the tire size means that if I had a sidewall tear or whatever that made one of my prized Continental Contact Plus Travel tires...
02-01-23, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 328
Posted By SoSmellyAir

I do not understand why a bike lock requires one...

I do not understand why a bike lock requires one to drill holes in a bike frame. Extra holes in the frame adversely affect its structural integrity.
02-01-23, 01:40 PM
02-01-23, 12:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 863
Posted By Maelochs

LarrySellerz threads are always .... ...

LarrySellerz threads are always .... Interesting.

This part: "The front shifter on my road bike stopped working after the bike sat for a month+ without use and the bike is stuck in the big ring."...
Forum: Touring
02-01-23, 10:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,064
Posted By mstateglfr

Since you ordered tires and all is resolved from...

Since you ordered tires and all is resolved from this debacle, I have a question- why that tire specifically? Why not literally any other tire that is 26"? The tire you want just got a gash in it,...
02-01-23, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By badger1

That ridiculous contraption has been around since...

That ridiculous contraption has been around since at least 2014. I recall BSNYC posting a wonderful short video showing one going off 'accidentally' ... indoors.
Forum: Touring
02-01-23, 09:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,064
Posted By gauvins

afrowheels well, posts like this one...

afrowheels well, posts like this one (https://www.bikeforums.net/22785689-post9.html) won't earn many brownie points. Future posts may well be ignored by members of this community who wouldn't want...
02-01-23, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By TugaDude

Too many nebulous details here to give a good...

Too many nebulous details here to give a good answer. The OP needs to measure the spacing on the dropouts to verify spacing. TT is correct as usual, it is pretty simple to cold set the rear triangle....
02-01-23, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By TugaDude

I think experienced riders should ask questions...

I think experienced riders should ask questions when they see bike photos that contain questionable conditions. Notice I didn't say wrong, I said questionable. I'm the first one to suggest that...
01-31-23, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By SkinGriz

I donít know much about bikes. A friend of mine...

I donít know much about bikes.
A friend of mine knows even less.
ĒMy kids bike wonít move at all.Ē
Me, ďIs the brake cable twisted around the headset?Ē
ĒNo.Ē

Next time I was at his house sure...
01-31-23, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

With the shorter cable length, and often the more...

With the shorter cable length, and often the more direct path it takes, a front brake will pretty much always have less mush once the pads make contact with the rim. So even with the initial pad...
01-31-23, 06:01 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,253
Posted By t2p

a switch to immersive wax instead of mineral oil...

a switch to immersive wax instead of mineral oil or DOT fluid will greatly extend service intervals :)
01-31-23, 05:38 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,253
Posted By Eric F

Is it "they" or "one specific poster"? Painting...

Is it "they" or "one specific poster"? Painting out a scenario of a group of "hydro disc fan boys" when it's only one person is not at all the same thing. Someone spelling out their reasons why...
01-31-23, 04:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,253
Posted By Eric F

Do you have any specific examples of when that...

Do you have any specific examples of when that actually happened? I tend to be involved with brake discussion threads and haven't seen the behavior you're describing from disc-brake proponents. ...
01-31-23, 04:42 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,253
Posted By tomato coupe

Not relevant to my comment.

Not relevant to my comment.
01-31-23, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 328
Posted By maddog34

Get a better bike. ;-)

Get a better bike.
;-)
01-31-23, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 328
Posted By HelpSingularity

I would vote for "shouldnt install them to this...

I would vote for "shouldnt install them to this particular bike".
01-31-23, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By Hondo6

OP: it's a longshot, but posting a photo of the...

OP: it's a longshot, but posting a photo of the hub in question might help. There's an outside chance someone here might recognize them (or even own a pair).

That's especially true if the hub...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 11:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,037
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Black Knight: 'Tis but a scratch. Arthur: ...

Black Knight: 'Tis but a scratch.
Arthur: A SCRATCH? Your arm's off!
Black Knight: No it isn't!
Arthur: Well what's that then? (pointing to the arm lying on the ground)
Black...
Forum: Touring
01-31-23, 07:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,064
Posted By Tourist in MSN

That was accurate before the big resurgence of...

That was accurate before the big resurgence of 650b tires, but a lot of the bike manufacturers wanted to make a change. And when they stopped making new bikes in that size, replacement tires are...
Forum: Touring
01-30-23, 05:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,064
Posted By ThermionicScott

Does your tour stop dead if you don't have...

Does your tour stop dead if you don't have Schwalbe Marathons? Surely there are other 26" tires for sale in that country.
01-30-23, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 448
Posted By blacknbluebikes

New chains are not expensive...

New chains are not expensive...
01-29-23, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By KerryIrons

You must have REALLY long threaded sections in...

You must have REALLY long threaded sections in the spoke nipples. Typically a spoke that short would pull right out of the nipple when you tried to tension it. That said, it the wheel is holding...
01-29-23, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By HillRider

Probably two reasons why the improperly built...

Probably two reasons why the improperly built wheel held up as long as it did:

1. You didn't ride it much. Only 50 to 100 miles/year plus one long ride. Not that many total miles
2. It was a...
01-29-23, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 429
Posted By tyrion

No idea how you'd mount a rotor to the drive side...

No idea how you'd mount a rotor to the drive side (maybe zip ties?). Most experienced riders remove the spoke protecter disc because it's not needed if you adjust your rear derailleur properly.
01-29-23, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 429
Posted By Iride01

I suppose you can use anything you can fit on...

I suppose you can use anything you can fit on there in the proper position. A old lid off a pail, metal or plastic. Just whatever is pleasing to you for any reason.

However if your bike has the DR...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-23, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Lombard

Me neither. I prefer a quiet ride. I agree...

Me neither. I prefer a quiet ride.

I agree about test ride before you buy.
01-28-23, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By mschwett

thatís pretty much the Ö crux of it 😅

thatís pretty much the Ö crux of it 😅
01-28-23, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Polaris OBark

In late 2019 (after you joined the forum, but...

In late 2019 (after you joined the forum, but years before your first post today), a new human coronavirus emerged. Unlike the 2004 SARS outbreak, this one was not contained, and it created some...
01-27-23, 09:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,435
Posted By Darth Lefty

The wrong way it can buckle, the right way it...

The wrong way it can buckle, the right way it canít. Follow the directions. Eeesh

FWIW, brakes are way more powerful than legs. Donít screw around.
01-27-23, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By rlmalisz

Hero Tour winner...quite worth the read.

https://time.com/6250483/gino-bartali-holocaust-italy-wwii/
01-27-23, 12:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By tomato coupe

(Proper) punctuation is your friend.

(Proper) punctuation is your friend.
01-26-23, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By Russ Roth

They're ok but not great, their extensive...

They're ok but not great, their extensive presence on Amazon is because they are an amazon brand. For allen or torx wrenches or bits check out Bondhus which is a good US brand at a reasonable price,...
01-26-23, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 666
Posted By dedhed

https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/information/anti-co...

https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/information/anti-counterfeit.html
01-26-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By 79pmooney

Do you inflate them a little first? I always do....

Do you inflate them a little first? I always do. There's a simple way that requires neither a pump or air canister. Blow them up like a balloon. With your breath. A hard exhale by a cyclist gets...
01-25-23, 09:53 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,322
Posted By BillyD

Seems this thread is done. Adios!

Seems this thread is done. Adios!
Forum: Touring
01-25-23, 12:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 480
Posted By PedalingWalrus

ok. I"m back. Those are sweet! I would love to...

ok. I"m back. Those are sweet! I would love to try them.

https://www.gevenalle.com/shifters/
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