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07-21-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 496
Posted By ThermionicScott

42/18 is the winter gear on my FG. Usually by...

42/18 is the winter gear on my FG. Usually by this point in the season I've changed it to 45/16, but I haven't gotten around to it yet.

Spin it smoothly at 25+ MPH and people won't be laughing at...
07-20-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,621
Posted By Iride01

If you win you dope? Accusing one of doping...

If you win you dope? Accusing one of doping because they won is stupid.

Instead of tarnishing the reputation of someone, you should be using your mouth to chastise the UCI and WADA or whomever is...
07-17-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,995
Posted By david101

Just sayin, if you're going to be riding that...

Just sayin, if you're going to be riding that way, maybe you need to develop a thicker skin.
07-14-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,974
Posted By OBoile

The point that the field is weak is a good one. 2...

The point that the field is weak is a good one. 2 of the top 3 rivals to Pogacar are not even the initial leaders on their team. The other, Uran, is good, but not a serious contender to win. No...
07-10-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,263
Posted By bikebikebike

It ain't geris, heart patients and the legless...

It ain't geris, heart patients and the legless vets , causing the problem.
It's jerk narcissists with little self control and mommy's credit card, being careless callous bullies on streets and...
Forum: Touring
07-06-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By headwind15

I hate to be a buzz kill, but... Tourists on this...

I hate to be a buzz kill, but... Tourists on this site are going to have their opinion, but what really counts is that you do not like about your bike. I have a number of touring bikes. When I get...
Forum: Touring
07-06-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Unless something is broken or worn, or causing...

Unless something is broken or worn, or causing you discomfort or worry, I wouldn't bother trying to change anything.

If you've got money burning a hole in your pocket, maybe some new tires. ...
07-05-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,000
Posted By DiabloScott

Me: Licensed mechanical engineer in HI and CA. ...

Me: Licensed mechanical engineer in HI and CA.
You: Either completely wrong, or leaving out some kind of critical information, or poorly wording the question.

Gear, wheel size, and rpm are the...
05-27-21, 12:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,909
Posted By tomato coupe

Let's stick with reality. A couple of the...

Let's stick with reality. A couple of the motorcycles passed a bit too close, but no way did they "nearly send the cyclist over the guardrail."
05-24-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,263
Posted By Paul Barnard

I have no issue with their presence on our local...

I have no issue with their presence on our local greenways, as long as the operator is behaving responsibly. I can go faster than every e-bike I have seen on the path. It's all about speed...
Forum: Touring
05-24-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,914
Posted By skidder

Folks go on tours with everything from Walmart...

Folks go on tours with everything from Walmart bicycles to custom-made steel framed wonderbikes. As long as the 'hardware' is maintained and used within its design constraints, it'll work fine.
05-18-21, 03:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,506
Posted By ooga-booga

agreed. sagan is an exception...still has...

agreed. sagan is an exception...still has excellent awareness...upper-level speed...top notch climbing ability amongst the sprinters...and supreme road smarts.

he still needs a committed team for...
Forum: Touring
05-13-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By Tourist in MSN

One more option, a bike with a missing wheel is...

One more option, a bike with a missing wheel is less likely to be stolen. Put your front wheel in the tent vestibule.
05-12-21, 03:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,378
Posted By Trakhak

All the threads about "keeping up with roadies"...

All the threads about "keeping up with roadies" and "Tour-de-France-type riders" that crop up every spring amount to the same existential conundrum: "Why wasn't I one of the cool kids in high school?"
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,584
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Park Tool Pizza Slicer 🙂 ...

Park Tool Pizza Slicer 🙂

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,584
Posted By MattTheHat

Unicorn leather bar tape.

Unicorn leather bar tape.
04-12-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By peterjcb

First single speed since I was a kid...

I'm almost 70 but I'm a long time distance marathon runner. I haven't really been on a bike very much in many years. This week I wanted to just get back to simple basics so I picked up a Priority Ace...
03-23-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,886
Posted By Rolla

Then why did you start a thread asking about hill...

Then why did you start a thread asking about hill climbing?



I would never use crankarms that long on a fixed gear bike. When you lean the bike into a corner while your legs are spinning...
Forum: Touring
03-02-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,886
Posted By andrewclaus

I ride a lot of long days, 60 to 100 miles,...

I ride a lot of long days, 60 to 100 miles, sometimes pretty remote and in harsh weather (Rocky Mts). My saddle bag is just large enough for tube, patch kit, and multitool.

I've always needed a...
Forum: Touring
08-02-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,094
Posted By saddlesores

the red ones, naturally!

the red ones, naturally!
Forum: Touring
08-02-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,094
Posted By headwind15

The brand with the strongest legs are the fastest.

The brand with the strongest legs are the fastest.
Forum: Touring
04-29-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,226
Posted By cyccommute

Ditto on cantilevers. I have bikes with...

Ditto on cantilevers. I have bikes with cantilever, disc, and a disc front/linear rear. Plus I’ve ridden mountain bikes since the days of cantilever. I’ve done 50mph downhill in the rain off New...
Forum: Touring
04-29-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,226
Posted By Edward1066

As an avid touring cyclist,cantilever brakes...

As an avid touring cyclist,cantilever brakes worked just fine for me(275lbs) and a fully loaded Surly Long Haul Trucker. Even in the rain, properly set up, rim brakes will do the job hassle free. I...
05-20-16, 03:32 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,403
Posted By JoeyBike

To the OP: What is YOUR time worth? This is what...

To the OP: What is YOUR time worth? This is what the insurance company is trying to find out. For me, and I am not rich by any means, I wouldn't waste even one of my precious days off for $2000. In...
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