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07-24-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By Retro Grouch

The break even point is around 15 MPH. That's...

The break even point is around 15 MPH. That's the speed at which aero drag passes all other factors combined that are typically holding you back. As you accelerate beyond 15 MPH, aero drag becomes...
07-23-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,109
Posted By P!N20

I've been playing around with chain stitch...

I've been playing around with chain stitch embroidery inspired by vintage jerseys throughout the mid 20th century. The first one is a Raxar jersey from the 70's:
...
07-21-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By gaucho777

It's been a while since I last posted in this...

It's been a while since I last posted in this thread, too. I've been riding a little, but not as much as I'd like. I have spent a lot of time wrenching, though (plus various other summer home...
07-15-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,133
Posted By SurferRosa

Refurbish it! ...

Refurbish it!



https://youtu.be/Qg3dF02FQVM
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07-15-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,984
Posted By caloso

Toxic masculinity is a helluva drug.

Toxic masculinity is a helluva drug.
07-14-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 782
Posted By juvela

----- found that the Galli lever seems to...

-----

found that the Galli lever seems to have the longest reach in the industry

anyone with smallish hands would have trouble reaching them from the drops

---

Modolo products are...
07-12-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,919
Posted By Bolo Grubb

If I dont get out early in Az, I should put on...

If I dont get out early in Az, I should put on BBQ sauce instead of sunscreen
06-05-21, 02:37 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,732
Posted By panzerwagon

It seems like too many folks are getting hung up...

It seems like too many folks are getting hung up on semantics and nomenclature. The intent behind the structure and division of any online discussion forum should strive to bring together like-minded...
06-04-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By bargainguy

753 frame with a 531 fork, and detailed by a...

753 frame with a 531 fork, and detailed by a forumite? Doesn't get any better than that. Cheers!
06-04-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,732
Posted By dedhed

Did I think an additional sub forum was needed?...

Did I think an additional sub forum was needed? No, not really. I had no issue with those falling into C&V if posters felt that's where they'd get the best results.
Will I visit it? Yeah probably,...
06-04-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By Dean51

I've done a few ergo overhauls now. I prepped for...

I've done a few ergo overhauls now. I prepped for the first one by watching a few of the You Tube videos that cover this subject. If you choose to take this on I'd recommend you proceed slowly and...
06-04-21, 04:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By mtbikerjohn

Not sure about any management change,but I was...

Not sure about any management change,but I was able to get all the parts needed to rebuild my Chorus shifters from them recently. There are a couple of "official" Campagnolo videos on how to rebuild...
06-03-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,732
Posted By SurferRosa

:lol: :troll: Wildwood should have his own...

:lol: :troll:

Wildwood should have his own forum, limited to tall head tube, long stem, vintage steel bikes with tubulars and Arlo Guthrie inspired "party rides."

:roflmao2:
06-03-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,732
Posted By Ex Pres

Hey, most people I ride with consider my 10-speed...

Hey, most people I ride with consider my 10-speed Ergo bikes passe, too. May have to add them to the mix :)
06-02-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,732
Posted By CV-6

I would like to see the new forum as a sub-forum...

I would like to see the new forum as a sub-forum of C&V.

And no this is not a grenade.
06-02-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,296
Posted By mcgregorj

I've had really good luck with C&V Sales, as both...

I've had really good luck with C&V Sales, as both buyer and seller. Much more pleasant doing transactions with folks in this community versus EBay, etc...
05-30-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By iab

Well, it certainly could be more aero. But how...

Well, it certainly could be more aero. But how much competition randonneuring is there? I always thought the spirit of the sport was not who is the fastest.
05-22-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By capejohn

Group Rides Are Back

I'm an infrequent poster here since retirement from my corporate job. Part time I ride along with bike events with my cameras.
Last night, after 14 months, Providence Bike Jam had their rebirth...
05-17-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By SurferRosa

Between some condos and a now defunct Elks Lodge,...

Between some condos and a now defunct Elks Lodge, there's a little path that leads to a small, private beach called Point Shilshole.
...
05-16-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4,062
Views: 607,721
Posted By y0x8

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05-16-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4,062
Views: 607,721
Posted By y0x8

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05-15-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By rccardr

165 sweet miles this week so far, all in the...

165 sweet miles this week so far, all in the company of this spectacular partner in crime:...
05-12-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,323
Posted By pcb

Holy Moly! So happy they're not my size, so my...

Holy Moly! So happy they're not my size, so my drool factor stays at 10 instead of going to 11.
05-11-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,745
Posted By rsbob

i garden as well. One acre. These are a mere...

i garden as well. One acre. These are a mere snippet of what i planted and maintain....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,551
Posted By terrymorse

Obree is one half mad scientist, one half lungs.

Obree is one half mad scientist, one half lungs.
05-05-21, 08:24 PM
05-05-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 25,953
Views: 2,657,634
Posted By ultrarider7

63 miles today We have now enter Minnesota's...

63 miles today
We have now enter Minnesota's second season, road construction! | Ride | Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/5247724313)...
05-03-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,205
Posted By SkyWave

Smooth Riding 28's

Smooth riding, puncture resistance, mileage, Cost.
Any decision will need to balance these factors.
Smooth riding usually means a higher tpi and moving to lower pressures on the larger volume tire....
05-01-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 25,953
Views: 2,657,634
Posted By jppe

Totally gorgeous day. Drove to the NC foothills...

Totally gorgeous day. Drove to the NC foothills and rode 79 miles with 7200’ of climbing. Two similar dog encounters today. Here’s the second one where a large white dog jumped back and forth in...
04-30-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By obrentharris

Mission Street Extension, just off Swift Street. ...

Mission Street Extension, just off Swift Street.

I also lived in Felton long ago, 1977-78 to be exact. That's when my friend Paul and I met, working together in a bike shop on Mission Street. The...
04-30-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By AJI125

Ha you make a good point! It was a fantastic...

Ha you make a good point! It was a fantastic descent down US-40 on the opposite side. Perfect weather. More traffic than usual (didn't think about that on a Friday compared to a weekend, but makes...
04-30-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By AJI125

Lookout Mountain and Red Rocks. My longest ride...

Lookout Mountain and Red Rocks. My longest ride (66) and most climbing (5100+) to date.

Every time I see it Iím in awe of the beauty of Red Rocks. Been a few years since I saw a show there, but...
04-30-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By curbtender

Hey Brent, I'm seeing a pile of Rock Lobster's....

Hey Brent, I'm seeing a pile of Rock Lobster's. Paul has a good friend...
04-30-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By obrentharris

Over the past few days I went on some nice...

Over the past few days I went on some nice afternoon rides in Santa Cruz with an old friend. I camped at New Brighton State Beach while I was down there.
...
04-29-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By Drillium Dude

Been wearing out the tires on this: ...

Been wearing out the tires on this:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1023x819/image_efc98c5485e77803aede3442e6496c6b9a86fc48.png

Seeing sights like these:
...
04-28-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 732
Posted By dedhed

Priced lumber lately?

Priced lumber lately?
04-28-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By Bruce27

Did the D&R canal and stopped in Colonial Park....

Did the D&R canal and stopped in Colonial Park. Mid 80's on a beautiful April day. Nice and warm.
...
04-27-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Non-fixie, you win today! What a festive ride and...

Non-fixie, you win today! What a festive ride and lunch! I had a banana, trail mix, and potato chips with a lemon San Pellegrino for my mid ride lunch today. I rode 65 miles on the Heron today...
04-27-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By fabiofarelli

Kind of a mill ride. ...

Kind of a mill ride.
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Merselo...
04-27-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By non-fixie

You are all champs to me. :) Anyway, today...

You are all champs to me. :)

Anyway, today is King's Day in Holland, a national holiday. The weather was fine, and with the country still mostly locked down, there weren't too many options. So...
04-26-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By non-fixie

Today we had more sunshine than yesterday, but...

Today we had more sunshine than yesterday, but also more wind, which killed our average speed in the open plains we call polders since they are below sea level. It looked nice, though.
...
04-26-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By AJI125

Moonset / Sunrise

Back to early morning rides, roads/paths mostly to myself. Interesting riding towards a full (or nearly full) moon setting and then riding towards a sunrise later.

Chatfield State Park in Colorado...
04-26-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By urbanknight

Not having to worry about valve stem length when...

Not having to worry about valve stem length when buying tubes.
04-25-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,712
Posted By styggno1

1956 Crescent VM-racer, mod 201 (pre pepita)

This was a nice weekend!

Met up with a man that during 45 years had stored a bicycle in his dry and dark attic. Now it was for sale and he decided I was the right buyer/caretaker of it.

It is a...
04-25-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By non-fixie

Mrs non-fixie and I did a short-ish shakedown...

Mrs non-fixie and I did a short-ish shakedown ride on her latest acquisition (that is, I bought it and she let me ;)), a Bridgestone Grandtech. The idea was a 2-mile ride around the block to see if...
04-24-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,141
Posted By ascherer

One of my personal spring series rides is to...

One of my personal spring series rides is to Coney Island, it’s a tad under 50 miler round trip and is a lot of fun. Today, something a little different happened.

There’s a place in Brooklyn, part...
04-24-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,335
Posted By non-fixie

The bike came to me with what looks like the...

The bike came to me with what looks like the original documentation: an accessories catalog, a warranty booklet, the instruction manual, a booklet on cycling safety and even the original price tag.
...
04-23-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By 75lechamp

I agree black works no matter what but I decided...

I agree black works no matter what but I decided this year what the heck, let's go with colors......
04-22-21, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By P!N20

So have I. All on one bike! ...

So have I. All on one bike!

https://i.postimg.cc/7ZVNd1N7/IMG-7747-lo.jpg
04-22-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,054
Posted By asgelle

Yellow line rule means riders must stay to the...

Yellow line rule means riders must stay to the right of the yellow line (or for multilane roads, possibly within the rightmost lane). In the U.S., it's not uncommon for races to be run on roads open...
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