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02-05-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,291
Posted By squirtdad

I really like the polka dot serrotta, playful...

I really like the polka dot serrotta, playful fun, which in no way I could earn without losing a fair amount of weight

of course i ride in these shorts, so questioning my style sense if fair game...
02-04-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By oneclick

Cracked GB stem

Typical issue:


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Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By repechage

Itís all about the bike. You need to spend...

Itís all about the bike. You need to spend $12,000 at least and another $700/900 on kit.
;)
10-13-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,729
Posted By Koyote

That stuff is often used on MUPs and such, as it...

That stuff is often used on MUPs and such, as it is low-maintenance. But I have noticed that, especially in wet and shady areas, wet moss or lichen grows on it, and that stuff is sliiick. I know a...
10-03-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,016
Posted By wolfchild

Reducing food intake and cutting too many...

Reducing food intake and cutting too many calories can slow down your metabolism and cause your body to store more fat.
09-28-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,459
Posted By Milton Keynes

I use a Gary Busey helmet protector protector. ...

I use a Gary Busey helmet protector protector.

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09-28-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,697
Posted By 52telecaster

Long lost bike I wanted bitd... Raleigh touring 14

Long lost bike I wanted bitd...

I briefly worked at Illinois Cycle many years ago when i was broke and had a young family. While there I coveted a Raleigh Touring 14. It seemed like a ticket to...
09-19-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 170,977
Posted By steelbikeguy

The cool fall weather has arrived, giving me more...

The cool fall weather has arrived, giving me more opportunities to wear some of my old wool jerseys!
For this morning's ride with buddies, I had the pleasure of riding my '74 International and...
09-15-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,046
Posted By capt_velo

Ti-Raleigh Team 753 40th anniversary replica review

Ti-Raleigh Team 753 40th anniversary replica review (https://www.cyclingnews.com/reviews/ti-raleigh-team-753-40th-anniversary-replica-review/)

It's a little pricey, but I like the effort. This...
09-15-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,524
Posted By crankholio

Just don't try it without a brake your first time...

Just don't try it without a brake your first time out.
09-14-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By schind1324

My Vintage Bike 1982 Raleigh Superbe

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1982 Raleigh Superbe...
09-12-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,500
Posted By Koyote

Riding gravel means you get to buy another bike.

Riding gravel means you get to buy another bike.
09-09-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,925
Posted By GlennR

My philosophy is "as long as you're moving...

My philosophy is "as long as you're moving forward, you're doing great".

Last month I took a break on a MUP and struck up a conversation with another rider. He was obese and I guess in his 50's....
09-07-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,356
Posted By seau grateau

It's also not a Wabi Thunder.

It's also not a Wabi Thunder.
Forum: Touring
09-05-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,249
Posted By fietsbob

"Ditto" Lots of people use them. I have a...

"Ditto" Lots of people use them. I have a couple sets myself.. great grocery haulers too..
09-02-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,502
Posted By BloomBikeShop

I typically consider junk miles to be rides with...

I typically consider junk miles to be rides with no purpose, objective, or goal.

Having fun is a perfectly acceptable objective!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 19,213
Posted By bikemig

Just pointing out that it is quite possible to...

Just pointing out that it is quite possible to love making your own pasta sauce and riding gatorskins without suffering from cognitive dissonance, :)
08-29-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By bikemig

+ 1 on this. Old school MTBs--no...

+ 1 on this.

Old school MTBs--no suspension--are likely your best choice. A vintage rigid MTB is easier to work on and a better all around bike if you plan on riding it primarily on roads or even...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,496
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Come on, don't sugar coat it. Tell us how you...

Come on, don't sugar coat it. Tell us how you really feel!
Forum: Commuting
08-27-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,006
Posted By genec

Based on my commuting history, things to ensure...

Based on my commuting history, things to ensure that the bike would make it to the destination were priority... so bike patch kit/spare tubes, pump/CO2 would be first choice... followed by the...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 25,684
Posted By fietsbob

Get 2; 1 for summer, 1 for winter..

Get 2; 1 for summer, 1 for winter..
08-09-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,895
Posted By Dylansbob

20yrs bike picking. I've had finds, but this one......whew

Sooo a 10spd Pinarello bike popped up on FB this evening. More pics coming tomorrow after I've had a chance to clean and look over. My heart is still racing 4hrs later. First pic is as found. I had...
08-07-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By thinktubes

Congrats!!! Getting close here 203.5 this...

Congrats!!!

Getting close here 203.5 this morning, after 15 months.
08-07-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I'm no longer one...

Took me 15 months or so, but I've been under 200# for a month. Going to do my best to make it permanent.
07-29-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,608
Posted By cyccommute

They aren't hard to use but they are a single...

They aren't hard to use but they are a single shot. Plan your flats accordingly. Whether you bring a pump depends on how far you want to walk. I only use them for times when I get a flat at night...
07-22-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,194
Posted By Gresp15C

Slowpoke here: 46:19 on 27" wheels, which works...

Slowpoke here: 46:19 on 27" wheels, which works about to about 65 gi. These were the parts that I found in the bin when I threw the bike together, and the ratio suited me pretty well. There are a...
07-22-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,064
Posted By LBCwanabe

Vintage XL Stumpjumper

Cosmetic 8/10 condition.
available with pictured cruiser style bosco bull moose handlebars and cockpit set up or with stock handlebars and cockpit.

this bike has a new seat post, tubes, tires and...
07-21-20, 12:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,329
Posted By Dick Chainey

It all depends. Lots of people have lost...

It all depends. Lots of people have lost relatives or friends to covid or know someone in their close circle who has lost someone. You can fluff around with statistics but you can't hide dead bodies.
07-20-20, 10:38 AM
07-18-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,194
Posted By FiftySix

Here are two other calculators if you haven't...

Here are two other calculators if you haven't seen them, James.

Bicycle Gear Calculator (http://www.gear-calculator.com/)

https://sheldonbrown.com/gear-calc.html
07-17-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,143
Posted By 20t

Iíve got a WT. It comes with a long stem so a...

Iíve got a WT. It comes with a long stem so a shorter one may be what you need. What size do you have and how tall are you? As far as being a one and only ďdo it allĒ bike well that depends on what...
07-16-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By GMoser85

My commuter/mini van

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Tomorrow, I start committing with my 5 and 3 year old. At 280 lbs now,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,362
Posted By mcours2006

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html ...

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html

Scroll down to the chart near the bottom.
07-08-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,737
Posted By Ironfish653

Whatís Wrong with This Picture?

Besides the obvious issue of riding a damp clay singletrack on 32mm slicks, what else is wrong with this bike?
Letís see; flat pedals, downtube friction shifters, and who the heck still uses a...
07-07-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,353
Posted By dwmckee

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

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07-02-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,683
Posted By draxz1289

Yes I have a floor pump and I went past 80 and...

Yes I have a floor pump and I went past 80 and heard three pops omg finally I'm at level :)

Thank you so much for the help and everyone
06-27-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Don't remove the derailleurs. Use the front...

Don't remove the derailleurs. Use the front derailleur as a chain keeper to keep the chain from falling off. Use the rear derailleur as a chain tensioner. Once you've selected the desired chainring...
06-26-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,943
Posted By Oakman

Not much draft from a hawk

On this morning's ride, over my left shoulder swoops a red-tailed hawk. He dropped down and leveled off directly in front of me, staying about 10 feet ahead for maybe 30 seconds. Then he quickly...
06-24-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,528
Posted By grizzly59

I would lay it flat drive side down, add...

I would lay it flat drive side down, add penetrating oil, and let it soak a day or two. If the chain has that much rust then the chain ring bolt might have rust too.
06-20-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By dedhed

Wear indicators. When they disappear get a new...

Wear indicators. When they disappear get a new tire
06-16-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,723
Posted By fietsbob

Given your skills, Stop take a drink from your...

Given your skills, Stop take a drink from your water bottle, then start moving again,...why hurry? be safe...
Forum: Commuting
06-09-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 25,684
Posted By flangehead

Commuter Helmet

I am only speaking for myself. My objective is a safe commute; if being ugly helps me get noticed then that works.

My ideal commuting helmet:

Available in fluorescent green
Has attachment...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
06-01-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By TBlackwell600

Once you get to Reading, your options to bike...

Once you get to Reading, your options to bike over the Blue Mtn. are limited. 4 of the 5 roads are heavily traveled State Routes that I've never seen bikers use... 183, 61, 309 (Allentown) & 501...
05-26-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,713
Posted By xroadcharlie

Thanks for the insights. I will make a note of...

Thanks for the insights. I will make a note of where the seat is now for future reference.

It's just nice when things work out.
05-26-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,954
Posted By chaadster

New bike day! Tern Rally retro-chic flat bar roadie

I guess youíd probably call it a modified club racer style bike, for the flat bar and 1x divetrain, but in any case, I loved the neoclassical styling of this new rig from Ternís Roji collection, the...
05-26-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,137
Posted By Biker395

FWIW, I believe "herd immunity" refers to the...

FWIW, I believe "herd immunity" refers to the immunity in the population, whether derived from people who become infected and develop natural antibodies, or by vaccine.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,645
Posted By znomit

Without posting a bike pic against a white garage...

Without posting a bike pic against a white garage door we really can't tell.
05-23-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,632
Posted By coramdeo_10036

Really appreciate all the feedback guys. And...

Really appreciate all the feedback guys. And yes, I watched a couple youtube clips on how to change a tire, and didn't realize how easy it is.
05-18-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By Kilroy1988

I haven't shot in a while, but the osage self-bow...

I haven't shot in a while, but the osage self-bow I use was made by Jaap Koppedrayer of Yumi Bows. He made all of the Japanese yumi used by the archers in The Last Samurai film and both Jaap and his...
05-17-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By jetboy

Another vintage hobby: Archery

So I know sometimes the mods allow for other vintage hobbies to be posted: often involving musical instruments or cameras- but recently I have gotten back into Archery after a 30+ year hiatus.
The...
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