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09-15-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 3,175
Posted By livedarklions

IMO: That's total bs. I do a fair amount of...

IMO: That's total bs. I do a fair amount of driving, I've never been unreasonably inconvenienced by a cyclist. I do deliberately "get in the way" of a driver behind me when they're likely to take a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By Maelochs

I have a Workswell 093 and it will only accept...

I have a Workswell 093 and it will only accept smallish 28s in the back. Only way to know which 25s might or might not fit your bike is trial and error. I like Leinster's suggestion: test the tire...
07-20-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By Steve B.

Very expensive to lay a gravel bed and asphalt...

Very expensive to lay a gravel bed and asphalt over 34 miles of rail bed, problematic over numerous stream crossings. I think the thought is the right of way still exists, so if needed its easy to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,153,074
Posted By mstateglfr

Looks like a 2015 CAADX to me.

Looks like a 2015 CAADX to me.
06-20-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By tcs

Bicycling! magazine, October 1964 ...

Bicycling! magazine, October 1964

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"An elegant...
06-20-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By greatbasin

This guy used a variation on the tailgate method...

This guy used a variation on the tailgate method for his trailer:

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06-19-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By tcs

FWIW U-Haul would not put a receiver on my Prius...

FWIW U-Haul would not put a receiver on my Prius because it's not rated for towing. (Same car in the European market is rated for 750kg trailers. #gofigure & #dontgetmestarted.) Anyway, I...
06-16-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,222
Posted By mcours2006

Numerous times I've been told I should be riding...

Numerous times I've been told I should be riding on the sidewalk.
06-15-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By Polaris OBark

Continental GP4000s with a wee bit of air let out.

Continental GP4000s with a wee bit of air let out.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 795
Posted By aliasfox

Thanks! Just ordered the Michelin Light Primato...

Thanks! Just ordered the Michelin Light Primato 12-29 last night. Coincidentally, Light Bicycle sent me a few shots of my completed wheels this morning, so gratuitous wheel shot here :-)...
06-15-22, 01:06 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,516
Posted By livedarklions

I can't help but note how well that story...

I can't help but note how well that story illustrates how futile and absurd it is to worry about how we can affect our "collective image".
06-15-22, 12:16 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,516
Posted By LarrySellerz

The idea that a few bad apples are ruining the...

The idea that a few bad apples are ruining the bunch and causing ire amongst cars is flawed reasoning, cars are annoyed by cyclists existence and it will always be that way.
06-11-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,197
Posted By Korina

As it happens, the STB rejected ...

As it happens, the STB rejected (https://lostcoastoutpost.com/2022/jun/10/okay-now-we-can-say-coal-train-scheme-dead/)the coal co.'s dog-ate-my-homework excuse. Ding dong the coal train's dead!...
06-01-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,197
Posted By Korina

Woo hoo! The coal train's d-e-a-d dead! The coal...

Woo hoo! The coal train's d-e-a-d dead! The coal folks never filed their intent to make an OFA, therefore IT'S DEAD! Unfortunately the Skunk Train folks, Mendocino Railroad, did file for the 13 miles...
05-23-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By Arthur Peabody

Jill Lepore writes about the history of bicycling

Jill Lepore writes about the history of bicycling: the world's and her own, in the current 'The New Yorker'...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,153,074
Posted By the sci guy

Yeah I searched for almost 2 1/2 years for my...

Yeah I searched for almost 2 1/2 years for my 2000 R1000 - both the model year, colorway, and frame size. I'm short so finding a 52 is hard.
I had found a 1999 R1000 that I didn't want to pay the...
05-01-22, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By mschwett

the bike plan actually has provisions for major...

the bike plan actually has provisions for major east-west improvements from the park to market street, and there are already some semi-decent bike lanes. The protected stretch on fell from Steiner is...
04-30-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By djkashuba

It will be great for recreational riders and...

It will be great for recreational riders and sometimes that is the gateway to commuters and errand runners. It will help the cause.

-D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,153,074
Posted By jamesdak

I guess I can share mine here also. Original...

I guess I can share mine here also.

Original notes on the bike after picking it up last year:
After finding out how nice my Klein rides I just had to find a Cannondale to try. As a lover of...
04-22-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,833
Posted By billridesbikes

This is actually a car culture argument to keep...

This is actually a car culture argument to keep the status quo as is. "All safety problems are caused by drivers (being drunk, on cell phones, dancing to Taylor Swift, etc.) or cyclists 'swerving' or...
04-05-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,748
Posted By hellopizza

And I couldn't post photos until my 10th post so...

And I couldn't post photos until my 10th post so here they are!

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The end...
03-29-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By look566 rider

Brakes came new from my LBS, Westerville Bike...

Brakes came new from my LBS, Westerville Bike Shop. He ordered 'em. Odyssey 1999 caliper brakes. About 50 bucks. They are NOT side specific, so I have to flip left side lever. No biggie, just shows...
03-29-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By look566 rider

Grandson's bike refresh

Cheers!

Grandson's third bike! Already outgrew Strider and twelve inch coaster brake bikes. Gonna be 4 in June. This is used 16 inch coaster on way to hand brake conversion. He picked paint......
03-28-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By GrainBrain

Stage 5 absolutely! This is the cobbled stage and...

Stage 5 absolutely! This is the cobbled stage and I would be watching along a cobbled sector.

https://dai.ly/x84umwv...
03-20-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By sdmc530

Kids NBD!

Been working a build for my 11 year old and got it done and test rode tonight! He was pretty happy. He chose everything on it. Most of the parts I had on hand so it wasn't too bad. I need to a...
03-12-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,415
Posted By MinnMan

Yeah, wondering about the "hard to pack" part. ...

Yeah, wondering about the "hard to pack" part. Lots of the things that i might sell, like saddles, will easily fit in an old Amazon box with a little bubble wrap. OTOH, wheels will require a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,153,074
Posted By Welshboy

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51928609951_21...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51928609951_210d0d854d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2n7KGze)

My 2012 CAADX 6.

I've had this for about 16 months now but as soon as I bought it I stripped it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,153,074
Posted By the sci guy

No real progress on my build yet - just gushing...

No real progress on my build yet - just gushing over how much I love this frame. I ordered the new BB, and will be ordering a Thomson seatpost clamp and probably a Cane Creek 40 headset this week....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,620
Posted By seypat

This is the correct answer. It helps if you carry...

This is the correct answer. It helps if you carry a towel along on the rides. They come in handy.
01-14-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,250
Posted By tcs

Fun fact: Steuart and Tom "Walmart" Walton own...

Fun fact: Steuart and Tom "Walmart" Walton own majority share of Rapha!
01-14-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,250
Posted By cyccommute

I did address his “concerns”. I realize that...

I did address his “concerns”. I realize that people can’t afford $2000 bikes for their kids and I’m not saying that they need to spend that much. Nor would Mac Liman. But the $100 bike today isn’t...
01-14-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,250
Posted By denaffen

It seems weird that y’all would defend dangerous...

It seems weird that y’all would defend dangerous trash, as “it’s all some can afford” but not stop to think that maybe the poor also want to be reasonably sure they’re getting their money’s worth and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-21, 01:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,469
Posted By znomit

Wait, what? I can buy just new derailleur instead...

Wait, what? I can buy just new derailleur instead of a whole new bike? Why would I want to do that?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,469
Posted By Racing Dan

Its not a spare part issue, nor is it a supply...

Its not a spare part issue, nor is it a supply chain issue.

Its a SRAM stopped making the entire part, that you also couldn't repair in the first place, issue. Completely cornering the customer,...
12-09-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,582
Posted By SquishyBiker

Sram and Sunrace do...

Sram and Sunrace do 11-12-13-15-17--19-21-24-28-32 in 3 different 11-32t road cassettes
12-04-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By curbtender

A new coffee shop in Hercules, off the bay...

A new coffee shop in Hercules, off the bay trail... https://hizcafe.com/ .
As far as a route, from the Deadfish, go San Pablo ave to Lone Tree point in Rodeo, just past Parker. You can catch the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,901
Posted By anthonybkny

Empanadas

Empanadas
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,901
Posted By tempocyclist

I don't think I could even tell the difference...

I don't think I could even tell the difference between a long and short cage derailleur at a glance.




And tell them the asymmetric sock length is proven to be more aero around an...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,153,074
Posted By Vavida52

Cad2

I turned my CAD2 R300 to a race machine with Dura Ace/Ultegra parts. Loving it. Those CAD frames are simply amazing and timeless. ...
12-02-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By bikingshearer

There really is no great way I know of to get...

There really is no great way I know of to get through Richmond on your proposed ride. I think the best option is the one you already spotted - via Richmond Parkway and Castro Street. Yeah, they can...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,085
Posted By Sy Reene

The motor.

The motor.
11-16-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,848
Posted By onekgguy

Ride Videos

Hi, I'm fairly new to the forum. I enjoy taking videos of some of my rides and stitching them together with some backing music as a way of sharing my love of cycling with others. Here's a link to a...
11-08-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

I just made the swap last night and it seems to...

I just made the swap last night and it seems to work fine. Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By AudioSQ

I ended up getting him a nicer well used bike,...

I ended up getting him a nicer well used bike, CAAD10. Unfortunately once I got home with it I notice a couple of dings that I missed.. I'll probably take a bath when I sell it. The guy was into...
11-03-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 788
Posted By Darth Lefty

Familiar thesis: you can ride any bike to work....

Familiar thesis: you can ride any bike to work. Trivial corollary: It can have any width handle bar. Including zero, if it’s a unicycle
10-27-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 19,792
Posted By shelbyfv

After pondering other threads on gearing, it just...

After pondering other threads on gearing, it just doesnt make any sense to get rid of the front triple. A bike report I read had a bike with a 34 front and 12 gears in the cluster. The reason it...
10-25-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Campagnolo compatibility question

Will a Veloce 10 speed front derailleur work with a last generation Athena 11 speed shifter (2014, I think)?

I've always had a hard time getting the Athena front derailleur to work as well as...
10-17-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,533
Posted By chaadster

If that’s the case, and if easy on/off includes...

If that’s the case, and if easy on/off includes being able to do it single-handedly, then the SeaSucker Bomber 3-bike ($600) is worth a look.

I love my SeaSucker Talon single carrier for its ease...
10-15-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By Darth Lefty

Big companies can also pretend to be small with...

Big companies can also pretend to be small with small brands. That's got to be why there's a hundred different brands of MTB's with slightly different rear suspensions and nearly identical websites...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,596
Posted By fujidon

Thanks, I just ordered a pair of Tifosi sunglass...

Thanks, I just ordered a pair of Tifosi sunglass at Amazon.
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