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Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By shelbyfv

If you liked 4000s you will be perfectly happy...

If you liked 4000s you will be perfectly happy with 5000s. The sizing difference is real. My 28mm 5000s are no larger than the 25mm 4000s I used previously. They measure 28mm. The 5000s may be a...
07-23-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 247
Posted By shelbyfv

Shimano Deore M591 is a popular choice, still...

Shimano Deore M591 is a popular choice, still current production AFAIK.
07-23-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 509
Posted By shelbyfv

It's important to establish what type of bike and...

It's important to establish what type of bike and for what use. The pros and cons do not stand independent of the use. What are you planning to do with the bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm digging into my hoarder/packrat stash of...

I'm digging into my hoarder/packrat stash of various parts just to help friends stay on the road. Wish there was more enthusiasm for knocking this thing down so we could return to normal.:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,414
Posted By shelbyfv

Also be careful where you leave it. There's...

Also be careful where you leave it. There's enough aluminum in those wheels to tempt even a casual can collector/recycler.
07-22-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By shelbyfv

Probably better response if you post here...

Probably better response if you post here https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
07-22-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By shelbyfv

Jandd has a nice small handlebar bag that is not...

Jandd has a nice small handlebar bag that is not boutique/precious. I've used one for years and have another in reserve.https://www.jandd.com/detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=FBB-2nd-CO
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 631
Posted By shelbyfv

:lol: I doubt anyone will call you out, though...

:lol: I doubt anyone will call you out, though they may not wave....
07-22-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By shelbyfv

Maybe this will help....

Maybe this will help. https://si.shimano.com/api/publish/storage/pdf/en/dm/HB0003/DM-HB0003-06-ENG.pdf
07-21-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By shelbyfv

OP hasn't posted to BF in eight years.......

OP hasn't posted to BF in eight years.... Hopefully someone else can help.:thumb:
07-21-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 442
Posted By shelbyfv

It's impressive you can detect a rougher ride on...

It's impressive you can detect a rougher ride on a 23mm rim vs a 20mm rim. :thumb: I'm lucky my senses are not that finely tuned!
07-21-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By shelbyfv

You could ride gravel on your flat bar bike with...

You could ride gravel on your flat bar bike with the gearing you have. The triple should give you plenty of range. If you want to ride gravel.... And here are your gravel friends...
07-21-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 821
Posted By shelbyfv

Sup Larry! Cheez!!:beer:

Sup Larry! Cheez!!:beer:
07-20-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 461
Posted By shelbyfv

Everyone has opinions about glue,vulc fluid or...

Everyone has opinions about glue,vulc fluid or whatever. What works for me is the Slime glue, available at Walmart and auto stores. It doesn't seem to dry out. I buy the small 13mm(?) Rema...
07-20-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,670
Posted By shelbyfv

Don't feel badly, you were hooked by a...

Don't feel badly, you were hooked by a Pro.:rolleyes:
07-20-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd say only use whatever you can get for free....

I'd say only use whatever you can get for free. Ugh, that thing is crude looking.:o
07-20-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By shelbyfv

Nice work:thumb:

Nice work:thumb:
07-19-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By shelbyfv

I know- Don't let the door hit me on the way...

I know- Don't let the door hit me on the way out..... :beer:
07-19-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 616
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd go with a Sora 9 speed 50-34 over current 11...

I'd go with a Sora 9 speed 50-34 over current 11 speed 105. It's more likely to be compatible with your 7 speed but still uses the nice HT2 bottom bracket. You get modern components and lose a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 576
Posted By shelbyfv

Shaking your hands vigorously occasionally may...

Shaking your hands vigorously occasionally may help more than padded gloves. FWIW, I hear the cool guys are not wearing gloves this year.
07-19-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 837
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, just don't ride one again if it didn't suit...

Well, just don't ride one again if it didn't suit you. :twitchy: These guys like them https://www.bikeforums.net/beach-cruisers/
07-18-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,670
Posted By shelbyfv

I've noticed threads are no longer being moved to...

I've noticed threads are no longer being moved to the appropriate forums. :foo:
07-18-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,593
Posted By shelbyfv

Great idea, welcome to BF! :thumb:

Great idea, welcome to BF! :thumb:
07-17-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,407
Posted By shelbyfv

then vs than :twitchy:

then vs than :twitchy:
07-16-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By shelbyfv

I guess OP is hoping for pics but I'm gonna wait...

I guess OP is hoping for pics but I'm gonna wait until he starts a fourth thread before I send them.
07-16-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By shelbyfv

Weird. I think it must have been a spammer who...

Weird. I think it must have been a spammer who revived this, his post has disappeared. Probably should have locked it.
07-16-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,984
Posted By shelbyfv

Now seven pages and OP has trolled on to starting...

Now seven pages and OP has trolled on to starting two more shaving threads. I wonder if he's trying to work up the nerve to ask for pics? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,068
Posted By shelbyfv

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/656x515/screenshot_2021_07_16_at_12_35_23_cycling_hat_google_search_bf3563a9ddd08d2d689303cff9a80092e9bf5b1c.png
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,068
Posted By shelbyfv

Wear it with the brim flipped up. Chicks dig...

Wear it with the brim flipped up. Chicks dig 'em! Wash it when you wash your shirt. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,071
Posted By shelbyfv

Less rear brake? Confident you'll figure it...

Less rear brake? Confident you'll figure it out.:rolleyes:
07-16-21, 05:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,574
Posted By shelbyfv

If nothing else, through this forum we've been...

If nothing else, through this forum we've been made aware of the looming hazard of water bottles.
07-15-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,398
Posted By shelbyfv

Promising first post.:thumb:

Promising first post.:thumb:
07-15-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,984
Posted By shelbyfv

Five pages! Up next from the "new" member-...

Five pages! Up next from the "new" member- Question about Chain Lube.:rolleyes:
07-14-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By shelbyfv

This is incorrect.

This is incorrect.
07-14-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By shelbyfv

I had the calcium scan a couple of years ago. It...

I had the calcium scan a couple of years ago. It wasn't covered by insurance but it only cost $50. I had to have a referral from my doc.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,732
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes! One of a few benefits of old age. Ride...

Yes! One of a few benefits of old age. Ride bike, shower, eat, surf or read until the eyelids get heavy, then nap the afternoon away!:thumb:
07-13-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,741
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, time to give up the passive aggressive and...

Yep, time to give up the passive aggressive and go full tilt boogie offense. Post more pics of your bikes and show the skeptics the depth of your mechanical skills. Glad you are getting the...
07-12-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By shelbyfv

OP, are you by chance XL? Maybe the shop is...

OP, are you by chance XL? Maybe the shop is saying you have the wrong wheel for your weight.
07-12-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By shelbyfv

JRA....:backpedal:

JRA....:backpedal:
07-12-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By shelbyfv

Looks to have been immersed for awhile. If the...

Looks to have been immersed for awhile. If the NDS isn't toast and they can get parts, maybe the shop can replace the freehub, salvage the wheel. Better check the front wheel as well. Be more...
07-11-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 208
Posted By shelbyfv

Since you'll need to replace both the bb and...

Since you'll need to replace both the bb and crank, I'd suggest you look for a current HT2 setup that will be compatible with your gearing. You'll appreciate the lack of drama, so easy.:thumb:
07-11-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By shelbyfv

+1 TRP Spyres. Since you'll need a new disc...

+1 TRP Spyres. Since you'll need a new disc wheel, I'd suggest you look for a fork with thru axle in addition to flat mounts.
07-11-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By shelbyfv

FWIW, the earlier STs had caliper brakes and 27...

FWIW, the earlier STs had caliper brakes and 27 inch wheels. Easy swap to long reach brakes and 700 wheels. Comfy geometry with clearance for 32s.
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,623
Posted By shelbyfv

Larry, in light of the additional info you've...

Larry, in light of the additional info you've provided, it's clear the biker chick is waiting for your next move. Shouldn't be too difficult to displace the 50 something guy, though obviously you...
07-10-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By shelbyfv

Maybe wrap it in tape until you find one that...

Maybe wrap it in tape until you find one that suits you better.
07-10-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,741
Posted By shelbyfv

Be sure to order one of these as well. ...

Be sure to order one of these as well.
...
07-09-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,241
Posted By shelbyfv

May have gobbled the OP. He hasn't started a...

May have gobbled the OP. He hasn't started a thread in three days....:foo:
07-09-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,942
Posted By shelbyfv

We figured he was slow, just didn't know how...

We figured he was slow, just didn't know how slow. Now we know....:50:
07-09-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 916
Posted By shelbyfv

OP, how can we sign up for your blog?...

OP, how can we sign up for your blog? https://substack.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,623
Posted By shelbyfv

Post of the thread.:thumb:

Post of the thread.:thumb:
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