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08-02-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,394
Posted By jayp410

Let's talk perspective. Consider the...

Let's talk perspective.

Consider the environmental impact of having a kid. All the clothes, appliances, electronics, vehicles, housing, and food they will consume, and the fuel and waste products...
07-31-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By cb400bill

$400. ...

$400. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/464686388062064/?ref=search&referral_code=marketplace_search&referral_story_type=post&tracking=browse_serp%3A2f415795-79c4-4e55-9b66-36c2497c2484
...
07-26-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By Lazyass

Panaracer Pasela PT folding bead version. They...

Panaracer Pasela PT folding bead version. They come in 32, 35, 38, whatever. The sidewall is really soft which makes for a smooth ride. The 38 supposedly weighs 450g.
...
07-24-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 211,169
Posted By cb400bill

Added some Bontrager mudguards to my Checkpoint ...

Added some Bontrager mudguards to my Checkpoint Hopefully, no more gritty water bottles....
07-24-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 890
Posted By oldwinger14

Like an earlier poster, I also had a hybrid, a...

Like an earlier poster, I also had a hybrid, a Cannondale Quick2 with disc. I wanted a road bike but not one with a overly-aggressive geometry that would be faster but not very comfortable for me....
07-22-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Rolla

When you get ten posts, post some pics here....

When you get ten posts, post some pics here. Impossible to weigh in without visual context.
07-22-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,441
Posted By Milton Keynes

Both, I'd say. Sure, the screaming was over the...

Both, I'd say. Sure, the screaming was over the top, but I've been on rides when people had bluetooth speakers running, and it was a bit annoying. I didn't stay near them for long. If you must...
07-22-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,441
Posted By Inusuit

Reminds me of a story my grandpa told about...

Reminds me of a story my grandpa told about working as a logger in the Pacific Northwest. New guy shows up with a transistor radio, turns it on full blast, and sets it on a stump. Old time logger...
07-19-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 677
Posted By PeteHski

IME factory grease attracts road grime like s***...

IME factory grease attracts road grime like s*** to a blanket. If you are going to use a wax lube then the grease has to be completely removed. If you ride first with the factory grease you just end...
07-17-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,940
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

50 cyclists group riding fast on a public road in...

50 cyclists group riding fast on a public road in a manner where it would be dangerous to slow down or pull over due to traffic conditions at best sounds like 50 cyclists riding like jackasses.
07-16-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,940
Posted By Rolla

"If this happened I think that would have...

"If this happened I think that would have happened" is just speculation on your part.



Honking a horn, however aggressively, isn't the same thing threatening to kill. Were you a drama major in...
07-16-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,223
Posted By himespau

The mechanic called today and told me what he'd...

The mechanic called today and told me what he'd done for the stuck driveside cup: long cheater bar, hit wrench to jar it loose, 3 different lubricants/solvents, heated it to try to get the materials...
07-15-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 211,169
Posted By KJ43

I just picked up a new wheelset. Light...

I just picked up a new wheelset.

Light Bicycle Falcon Pro - WR38 Disc - 24H - Hooked Tubeless:

DT SWISS 240 EXP straight pull Center lock Black
DT SWISS 240 EXP Shimano Road 11S straight...
07-15-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 211,169
Posted By franswa

chaadster nice little customizations. Thanks for...

chaadster nice little customizations. Thanks for the link :thumb:
07-14-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 211,169
Posted By chaadster

Theyíre vinyl decals, which I get from...

Theyíre vinyl decals, which I get from https://www.customvinyllettering.net/

Here are some of my other bikes:

...
07-14-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,223
Posted By himespau

That might be it as well. When I dropped it off,...

That might be it as well. When I dropped it off, they asked if I needed it now or could wait a couple days. If they're the type that push the "need it now" folks to the top of the queue, things...
07-13-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,223
Posted By himespau

Honestly, if the frame is screwed, I'm not even...

Honestly, if the frame is screwed, I'm not even sure I'd put it on them. If the 2 different metals seized together and can't be gotten apart, that's on the previous owner for putting the BB in...
07-13-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,223
Posted By nomadmax

This isn't a situation where I would make a phone...

This isn't a situation where I would make a phone call, I'd go to the shop.
07-13-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,223
Posted By drlogik

Go into the shop and ask to see your bike. Don't...

Go into the shop and ask to see your bike. Don't take no for an answer. I have a feeling.......
07-13-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 211,169
Posted By chaadster

I finally got my name on the T-Lab: ...

I finally got my name on the T-Lab:


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07-10-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,894
Posted By Kapusta

The double triangle design is so stable that the...

The double triangle design is so stable that the difference between sloped and straight top tubes is completely irrelevant in any real world.context.

What IS relevant is allowing a frame to more...
07-06-21, 02:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,389
Posted By Lazyass

Here's a war story. In Aug 1990 I was...

Here's a war story.

In Aug 1990 I was deployed to Saudi Arabia and immediately sent to the Iraq border to dig in fighting positions and wait for tanks to come roll over us (which didn't happen...
06-22-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,933
Posted By pipeliner

Look at that o-ring on her fork. Used 80% of the...

Look at that o-ring on her fork. Used 80% of the travel on a 2 day race...
06-13-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 211,169
Posted By Helderberg

I just swapped the 170.5 crankset for 165. Kept...

I just swapped the 170.5 crankset for 165. Kept the same 46/30 gearing and swapped the BB also.
Best move I have made in the fit of the bike.
Frank.
...
06-12-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,933
Posted By DarKris

I love my drop bar MTB. Itís my preferred bike...

I love my drop bar MTB. Itís my preferred bike for casual riding but it might be good for a hardcore gravel race

...
06-12-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,933
Posted By cb400bill

UCI isn't yet in the Gravel Racing business. ...

UCI isn't yet in the Gravel Racing business. https://www.uci.org/road


Many don't want the UCI to get into the Gravel Racing business.

The gravel race scene in the United States has grown and...
06-12-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,933
Posted By Rolla

Haven't you heard? Grountain bikes are the latest...

Haven't you heard? Grountain bikes are the latest thing!

Wilcox could've probably won it on a beach cruiser, though. She's amazing.
06-11-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,995
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

I have different dreams every night. And...

I have different dreams every night.


And I have what I want right now so I feel like a happily married man being asked what he wants in his next wife. Yikes.
06-10-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 211,169
Posted By franswa

A pretty good match ...

A pretty good match


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06-09-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,784
Posted By tendency

Ohhh .. you're the troll .. er guy I mean that...

Ohhh .. you're the troll .. er guy I mean that likes to pointlessly argue with people now I remember your handle.

Suffice to say there are literally thousands of peer reviewed scientific articles...
06-09-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,784
Posted By gringomojado

don't forget creatine and aminos gm

don't forget creatine and aminos
gm
06-06-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,472
Posted By Caliper

Fair, but what about cycle-able roads? Take out...

Fair, but what about cycle-able roads? Take out the interstate highways, state highways and multi-lane highways with no shoulders?

I know in my vicinity, the options for pavement are limited to...
06-01-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,054
Posted By walnutz

Random assorted 650b gravel tire reviews

I spent the last year experimenting with different tires after discovering and converting religiously to 650b. I figured I would put this out there for anyone who is interested. Happy to answer...
05-28-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,995
Posted By DarKris

My current bike cept carbon/titanium. Or just...

My current bike cept carbon/titanium. Or just 5lbs lighter.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5051_66efc0c4e02a5679176cec551f52b3a218008963.jpg
05-26-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,995
Posted By wheelsmcgee

I donít dream very big, and donít dream down to...

I donít dream very big, and donít dream down to every last detail, so to me a dream bike would probably just be something too nichť for me to justify buying because of the limited use Iíd get out of...
02-18-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,831
Posted By DarKris

I had my budget drop bar 29er built up with TRP...

I had my budget drop bar 29er built up with TRP Spyres that I had on my first cyclocross build. I've been using full hydros for over 2 years so I was concerned going back to mechanical. I FORGOT how...
01-09-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,784
Posted By rydabent

Here is some good advice. Never believe a...

Here is some good advice. Never believe a politicians promises, and dont believe the guy on TV that says his instant coffee tastes just as good as fresh perked. :)
11-25-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,019
Posted By unterhausen

This thread is really bringing out the experts on...

This thread is really bringing out the experts on crushed stone. Isn't "pea gravel" actually tumbled? Seems like a weird choice for a road unless they got it on sale.
10-30-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By pbass

Here in LA, we have no shortage of cool LBS's...

Here in LA, we have no shortage of cool LBS's that carry brands other than the "big 3" and a bunch of entry-level stuff, etc. The gravel and bikepacking scene is very well represented. But still,...
10-25-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By pbass

Have had similar issues in the past w Amazon and...

Have had similar issues in the past w Amazon and others. These days I stick with either Jenson or Bike Tires Direct and have no complaints.
10-25-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By trailangel

Entirely your fault for being cheap. Why not...

Entirely your fault for being cheap. Why not order from a good reputable company that shows exactly what they have in stock?...
10-18-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,385
Posted By wolfchild

Ok so now I have to spend $ 200 dollars for a...

Ok so now I have to spend $ 200 dollars for a gravel specific bike jersey just to go for a gravel bike ride ??...LOL :roflmao:
10-17-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,784
Posted By Mulberry20

Beet juice is pretty amazing for endurance....

Beet juice is pretty amazing for endurance. Citrulline Malate will do the same thing.
10-17-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,784
Posted By Toespeas

beet juice , a plain multi vitamin mostly for...

beet juice , a plain multi vitamin mostly for extra vitamin d , and green tea , have allowed me to make a significant advance in ability , mostly in VO2 max , without extra training , i can feel it ,...
10-13-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,127
Posted By Rides4Beer

Picked up the Boyd Pinnacle carbon wheelset that...

Picked up the Boyd Pinnacle carbon wheelset that I won, looking forward to breaking them in proper! My first hookless wheelset, had no issues mounting up the 38mm Pathfinder Pros. I really liked the...
10-11-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,127
Posted By Rides4Beer

Got my Thomson X4 stem and carbon bars installed,...

Got my Thomson X4 stem and carbon bars installed, theyíre beautiful pieces, and dropped 100g over the stock bars (stems were the same weight).

Found out that I won a set of Boyd Pinnacle carbon...
10-07-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,470
Posted By AndrewRc

Enjoy being outside, the variety of routes and...

Enjoy being outside, the variety of routes and the rhythm of continuous motion. I also kayak and it feels the same.
10-07-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5,048
Views: 3,544,426
Posted By Rides4Beer

With her gravel shoes on, and after Saturday's...

With her gravel shoes on, and after Saturday's race. :D
...
10-06-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,866
Posted By yamsyamsyams

Iíve definitely been avoiding popular trails and...

Iíve definitely been avoiding popular trails and hitting the roads or less traveled gravel trails this year. Might as well explore this year and build up alternatives for 2021!
10-05-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,127
Posted By Rides4Beer

Yup! Probably the toughest race of the series,...

Yup! Probably the toughest race of the series, imo. That second loop was brutal (I've done those climbs before, but never twice in a single ride, much less twice as hard as I can lol). The bike...
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