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05-15-24, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Switch the shifters sides so the rear is on the...

Switch the shifters sides so the rear is on the left side of the handlebar.
05-14-24, 03:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,578
Posted By ofajen

My Gary Fisher Montare (early 90s) had elevated...

My Gary Fisher Montare (early 90s) had elevated chainstays, so the chain was external to the frame, but not outside the dropout.

Otto
05-12-24, 04:27 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,527
Posted By tomato coupe

In all fairness, there are times when tubeless is...

In all fairness, there are times when tubeless is no big deal, and others when it is a total PIA.
04-18-24, 12:26 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,888
Posted By Eric F

Changing the stem length/angle will have zero...

Changing the stem length/angle will have zero impact on how a bike handles when riding no-handed.
04-10-24, 11:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,539
Posted By Eric F

I say "I'm going for a gravel bike ride", simply...

I say "I'm going for a gravel bike ride", simply indicating which bike I'm riding. For me, that's likely to be a ride that includes some pavement, some dirt roads, and some singletrack. In my area,...
04-10-24, 10:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,539
Posted By Spoonrobot

Bianchigirll uploaded a bunch of 80s-90s Bianchi...

Bianchigirll uploaded a bunch of 80s-90s Bianchi Catalogs a couple years ago and reading through them I was struck immediately by how well the Cross-Terrain descriptions fit with my idea of "Gravel...
04-09-24, 03:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,737
Posted By Champlaincycler

Here in Northeastern NY, it was fantastic. First...

Here in Northeastern NY, it was fantastic. First real spring day at almost 60 degrees, morning ride of 20 miles. Came back through our small town and it was packed. We've a small nature trail...
04-07-24, 09:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,539
Posted By Polaris OBark

We need the obligatory cliché: A gravel bike is...

We need the obligatory cliché: A gravel bike is a road bike that doesn't suck.
04-06-24, 10:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,539
Posted By mstateglfr

It is a wide ranging category of bikes. Based on...

It is a wide ranging category of bikes. Based on the synopsis of what you've read, you are already aware of this.
04-06-24, 10:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,539
Posted By Polaris OBark

This again.

This again.
04-06-24, 03:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,216
Posted By RoadWearier

There is definitely a difference with the studs. ...

There is definitely a difference with the studs. Just went on a 20 mile run through the city. And your feet definitely are rooted to the pedals which is comforting. Still not entirely sure there's...
04-06-24, 11:50 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,216
Posted By shelbyfv

Some people are just argumentative and unpleasant...

Some people are just argumentative and unpleasant by nature. Many bottom feeders are defensive. Newbies often overestimate their knowledge and ability. Just for starters....:beer:
04-01-24, 06:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,216
Posted By veganbikes

So get good quality pedals from a known quality...

So get good quality pedals from a known quality and quantity. Nobody has mentioned getting whatever fake name pedals from the Billionaires. Race Face (https://www.raceface.com/collections/pedals),...
03-19-24, 06:19 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,554
Posted By bboy314

This conversation kind of ignores that we’re...

This conversation kind of ignores that we’re talking about high end road tires, and many more affordable options exist.
03-19-24, 04:43 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,554
Posted By PeteHski

$80 car tires are more comparable with $10 bike...

$80 car tires are more comparable with $10 bike tires.
03-18-24, 02:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,631
Posted By tomato coupe

I feel cheated — I opened this thread looking for...

I feel cheated — I opened this thread looking for some good disc brake bickering, but it’s just an argument about tire width and tire pressure. Soooooo bummed.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-24, 04:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,653
Posted By genejockey

If you want to test whether it's faster, don't do...

If you want to test whether it's faster, don't do what I did: My Canyon runs Conti GP5Ks in 28, but has lots of room, so I thought I'd try 32s. I didn't want to cough up > $65/tire, so I ordered...
02-27-24, 09:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,450
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe the crossword puzzle is too hard for him.

Maybe the crossword puzzle is too hard for him.
02-26-24, 06:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,450
Posted By Camilo

And the NYT in general? I find it to be one of...

And the NYT in general? I find it to be one of the better sources of news.
02-23-24, 09:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,450
Posted By ScottCommutes

A house with tens of thousands of dollars of...

A house with tens of thousands of dollars of custom trim isn't the best choice if you are moving in with seven little kids. An electric pickup truck with all the bells and whistles isn't the best...
02-18-24, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By staehpj1

I agree that it isn't a solution. I tried it as...

I agree that it isn't a solution. I tried it as an experiment to see how much difference it made with no intention of keeping the changes long term. Also, I didn't go far out of the range of normal....
02-18-24, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By Trakhak

I've checked your calculations, and they're...

I've checked your calculations, and they're correct.

https://youtu.be/BfjF1o0tuBE?si=FpvXLoXeWKr7VUpf&t=33
02-18-24, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By staehpj1

That all makes a lot of sense. FWIW, I have been...

That all makes a lot of sense. FWIW, I have been running with a bit less sag and a bit higher tire pressure than I prefer just to get a little more clearance and am not getting any pedal strikes...
02-13-24, 01:02 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 9,506
Posted By 3alarmer

. . ...I'm so happy for you. Words can't...

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...I'm so happy for you. Words can't really describe how happy I am for you, so I made this meme instead.
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02-08-24, 03:59 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 14,408
Posted By delbiker1

When you start asking for a friend.

When you start asking for a friend.
02-08-24, 03:22 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 14,408
Posted By tempocyclist

Nah, it's when you break out the drill... 😁

Nah, it's when you break out the drill... 😁
02-08-24, 02:32 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 14,408
Posted By tomato coupe

When you purchase a bike scale …

When you purchase a bike scale …
02-06-24, 09:56 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 21,988
Posted By tomato coupe

It’s always winter on this forum.

It’s always winter on this forum.
01-21-24, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,281
Posted By Polaris OBark

New Mountain Bike day

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This has a GX Transmission drive train. It lists for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-24, 05:27 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,208
Posted By terrymorse

Finally, one thing that we agree on.

Finally, one thing that we agree on.
01-19-24, 05:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,931
Posted By Polaris OBark

My Rene Herse Walmart special has the finest...

My Rene Herse Walmart special has the finest tires to ever adorn a BSO.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-24, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By datlas

For your ego, after. For Zwift, before. ...

For your ego, after.

For Zwift, before.

:innocent:
01-08-24, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By Canker

I actually have both and both work fine. Here is...

I actually have both and both work fine. Here is my opinion.
1. I don't care about the extra gear 10 or 11 whatever
2. both bike run a 30 tooth chainring and I really don't notice any difference...
01-04-24, 06:39 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,211
Posted By indyfabz

That’s part of the long con.

That’s part of the long con.
01-01-24, 04:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,188
Posted By mschwett

aren't those the same thing, according to the...

aren't those the same thing, according to the c+v/SiR crowd?
01-01-24, 02:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,188
Posted By wolfchild

Perfect topic to kick off new year. I am out of...

Perfect topic to kick off new year. I am out of :popcorn...but I well stocked with :beer:.
01-01-24, 02:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,869
Posted By surfindabass

Depends on how you ride and the types of trails....

Depends on how you ride and the types of trails. I’d forego gears before a dropper which is how my singlespeed is.
12-31-23, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,041
Posted By Kontact

We used to run 2" MTB tires on road width...

We used to run 2" MTB tires on road width rims.
12-31-23, 09:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,898
Posted By ofajen

It shouldn’t. It raises the stem (assuming it’s...

It shouldn’t. It raises the stem (assuming it’s angled relative to perpendicular) along the steering axis and keeps all the steering points in the same relation to the steering axis.

Otto
12-28-23, 12:05 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,211
Posted By VegasJen

Fulfilled my curiosity by post 8. But hey,...

Fulfilled my curiosity by post 8. But hey, whatever y'all wanna do is cool with me.
12-27-23, 08:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,898
Posted By Desert Ryder

If the bikes are flat bar wouldn't the easiest...

If the bikes are flat bar wouldn't the easiest answer be a riser handlebar?
12-26-23, 09:23 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,211
Posted By genejockey

Alternatively, some people don't want to say...

Alternatively, some people don't want to say "stem and handlebars", or especially "one-piece stem and handlebars", because it's too many syllables.

Personally I find that people who use different...
12-25-23, 06:24 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,211
Posted By Chuck M

As long as we are talking about cringing... ...

As long as we are talking about cringing...

Campy doesn't really make me cringe, but it makes me wonder why people use it instead of just typing out Campagololo, Capagamalo, Campangolo... Oh...
12-23-23, 03:46 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,211
Posted By jolly_codger

You will probably get a lot of opinions on this,...

You will probably get a lot of opinions on this, but I am of the camp that believes that the saddle, seatpost, stem, and handlebar/tape/grips comprise the cockpit of a bicycle. I am on the fence...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-23, 07:56 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 13,868
Posted By genejockey

I've posted this before, but when I first got my...

I've posted this before, but when I first got my Endurace and built it up, the first 10 mile ride on it was profoundly disappointing. My hands would go numb within a mile, and the saddle was pure...
12-21-23, 12:42 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,104
Posted By Koyote

When even the pro peloton is leaving tubulars...

When even the pro peloton is leaving tubulars behind, leave it to the bf Old Guard to advocate them...And advocate them to a recreational rider, which is even sillier.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-23, 10:49 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 13,868
Posted By Eric F

Same with most bike categories. Not all "race"...

Same with most bike categories. Not all "race" bikes are exactly the same, either. Delineations between bike types can generally be made fairly easily when comparing the range of bikes of one brand...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-23, 08:53 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 13,868
Posted By mstateglfr

category- ROAD BIKE possible subsets- race,...

category- ROAD BIKE
possible subsets- race, endurance, touring, all road, touring, cx, gravel, audax, commute, and more.

No model needs to be labeled as literally just 'road' for any of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-23, 08:54 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 13,868
Posted By Kontact

Clearly, not every bike model is identical. A...

Clearly, not every bike model is identical. A specific counter example doesn't invalidate the premise that endurance bikes tend to have longish wheelbases.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-23, 08:18 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 13,868
Posted By PeteHski

Whatever illusion the industry has created...

Whatever illusion the industry has created appears to work really well for my riding style. Maybe you are over-thinking this? Has it crossed your mind that the bike industry might be selling bikes...
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