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09-24-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Schlafen

Shimano Tourney was introduced in 1971, yes it's...

Shimano Tourney was introduced in 1971, yes it's 50 years old. and still fitted to new bikes.today.you wil probably switch to well electronic before 11 speed mechanical spares run out.
09-22-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 422
Posted By _ForceD_

My go to glove isn’t a glove at all. Mittens!...

My go to glove isn’t a glove at all. Mittens! They work so much better than gloves when it’s really cold. And the best pair I have are nylon/poly outer with fleece lining that I got for $10.00 at our...
09-18-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By gecho

I like weather where I don't need to wear a...

I like weather where I don't need to wear a balaclava. Fall can be difficult to dress for. I mostly do evening rides which start off warm, then the temperature can crash as soon as the sun goes down....
08-31-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,873
Posted By Kapusta

I my experience, swapping tires can make a...

I my experience, swapping tires can make a noticeable difference.

However, the biggest difference has been tire construction, not size..
07-12-22, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By papaki72

I have exactly the same issues. My neck has a...

I have exactly the same issues. My neck has a high curvature causing me a whole lot of pain and problems. Besides getting a bicycle that covers my size best and fitting it to me, I regularly work out...
07-10-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,944
Posted By wolfchild

I never had a cyclists in real life say anything...

I never had a cyclists in real life say anything dumb to me....Some of the dumbest things I heard cyclists say is right here on Bikeforums.
07-10-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,944
Posted By 70sSanO

Everything I know I learned from Bike Forums. ...

Everything I know I learned from Bike Forums.

John
06-30-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By Miele Man

I don't know anything about disc-brakes but I do...

I don't know anything about disc-brakes but I do know that I prefer V-brakes over the cantilever-brakes i used to have.

Cheers
06-27-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,408
Posted By VegasJen

Seriously? I was actually pretty good for a...

Seriously? I was actually pretty good for a cracker back in the 80s.
06-23-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By Moisture

I should have added that my shoulder width is...

I should have added that my shoulder width is 48cm. How do wide bars affect my comfort and fit? Very positively. How do bars which are TOO wide affect my fit? Not so much.

Anything from roughly...
06-23-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 746
Posted By Paul Barnard

That might be difficult for me. My weekend rides...

That might be difficult for me. My weekend rides start about 30 minutes to an hour after I wake up.
06-23-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 746
Posted By indyfabz

My legs are so dry and scaly from being on tour...

My legs are so dry and scaly from being on tour that they feel like Gatorskinz. :D
06-23-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 746
Posted By Polaris OBark

Today my legs feel like 700C x 55mm Rene Herse...

Today my legs feel like 700C x 55mm Rene Herse Antelope Hills with a less supple standard casing.

You could inject some sealant and simulate a DVT.
05-19-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By EricOnHisBike

Thanks everyone for your replies. Good to know...

Thanks everyone for your replies. Good to know dwmckee that almost any tire I get will be an improvement.
05-18-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By Koyote

Wider tires will help, as will knobby tread. But...

Wider tires will help, as will knobby tread. But if you're worried about the rear tire slipping on steep climbs, the biggest factor is technique: try to remain seated, or at least keep your weight...
Forum: Touring
05-12-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,219
Posted By dvdwmth

Sigh. From my original post: Can you...

Sigh.



From my original post:
Can you all point me to some resources for well established bike touring routes in North America, and especially the north east?


Such condescension.
05-11-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By Rolla

Yeah, I don't care if this is called gravel,...

Yeah, I don't care if this is called gravel, urban, mixed, or whatever -- for me, it's called "a typical bike ride," and I love to do it on 650b X 47, with or without gears.

It's my favorite kind...
05-10-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By chas58

Yah, I've created some 36mm Conti GP5000 tires...

Yah, I've created some 36mm Conti GP5000 tires that rule on a fast group ride, yet eat up class 1 & 2 gravel and horrid chip seal. Its been a long time grail to have a bike as fast as my track...
05-09-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By cyclezen

It would seem that most of us - BF riders who...

It would seem that most of us - BF riders who classify themselves as 'gravel' riders because we ride 'gravel' type surfaces and with bikes between the 'road' and 'mtb' idioms, ride mixed surfaces....
05-09-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,755
Posted By Rolla

I'm just here for the demolition. Production is a...

I'm just here for the demolition. Production is a separate department.
05-09-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,755
Posted By Rolla

⬆️ But how will you shred the gnar, bruh?

⬆️ But how will you shred the gnar, bruh?
05-09-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,755
Posted By mstateglfr

Yeah the gravel grinder term always made me cock...

Yeah the gravel grinder term always made me cock my head a bit since the idea was to sit and spin so weight is on the rear and you don't lose traction.
But I guess more grinding was done 15 years...
05-08-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,240
Posted By Koyote

Interestingly, that poster does not explain why...

Interestingly, that poster does not explain why he cleans out his tires every six months. I can’t think of a good reason to do it.

as regards your 16+ tubeless tires… Most riders who run tubeless...
05-08-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 361,523
Posted By KenCT

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Night gravel riding in Washington, CT. We do this route as part of our weekly...
05-08-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 361,523
Posted By franswa

Too soon to be hitting 100f

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05-02-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5,231
Views: 3,692,095
Posted By acoustophile

Originally found this Bianchi Piaggio (circa 1985...

Originally found this Bianchi Piaggio (circa 1985 i think) in the trash in 2008. Rode it as a fixed gear, couriering for a few years (before upgrading to actual track bikes) then it sat rusty in...
04-28-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,113
Posted By dwmckee

We are a 3T dealer and we love the bike for...

We are a 3T dealer and we love the bike for certain riders, but based on your description I'd be recommending a different bike for you. The 3T is very stiff and more suitable for younger racers that...
04-26-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 265,144
Posted By cyclezen

One can never be too rich nor have too many...

One can never be too rich nor have too many wheelsets...
Ok, so the first one is not gonna happen.. LOL!
second one, I've been a constant advocate of...

finally after a month of screwin around...
04-26-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 361,523
Posted By djkashuba

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04-25-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,300
Posted By zandoval

Lets see... you were on a gravel bike in the...

Lets see... you were on a gravel bike in the mountains???

Man it looks like you have a nice bike. I would not change anything on it...
04-24-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5,231
Views: 3,692,095
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I upgraded to some vintage titanium. ...

I upgraded to some vintage titanium.


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Forum: Touring
04-22-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 348,087
Posted By str

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Forum: Touring
04-21-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 348,087
Posted By str

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04-20-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By MinnMan

These are SS's. They have even less tread than...

These are SS's. They have even less tread than SKs. So likely not for this weekend.

I think the Cannonballs have better tread. Also,as 42s, they can be run at quite low pressure. Am leaning that...
Forum: Touring
04-19-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 348,087
Posted By str

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04-18-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,729
Posted By ColoFatherOf3

It is! Moots offers the Titanium mount from Silca...

It is! Moots offers the Titanium mount from Silca in a Moots branded version....
04-18-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,994
Posted By tomato coupe

No reason to go any further ...

No reason to go any further ...
04-18-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,729
Posted By ColoFatherOf3

Well, it ended up taking 6 1/2 months instead of...

Well, it ended up taking 6 1/2 months instead of 6, but I finally got my new bike. Picked it up the day before Easter. I took it out for its first ride on Easter Sunday afternoon and it was...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,269
Posted By unterhausen

I got an email notification, which means it's a...

I got an email notification, which means it's a really old thread because I turned off notifications pretty soon after I joined up. So my first thought was that a spammer had bumped the thread.
...
04-17-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 361,523
Posted By franswa

Everything is growing back so quickly

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04-16-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,231
Views: 3,692,095
Posted By Germany_chris

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Replies: 100
Views: 7,555
Posted By downtube42

SIR Olympia 300k completed. Last year I rode...

SIR Olympia 300k completed.

Last year I rode this route - a quiet route with beautiful PNW views - in 15:42; I was hoping for better but with cold/rain/wind forecast I was prepared for a horrid...
04-09-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By mstateglfr

The clicking in my saddle/seatpost is finally gone!

Praise the cycling gods, my bike is once again silent.

In 2020 I started to hear a clicking sound when I would shift on the saddle or stand up. Taking the saddle and seatpost off and regreasing...
04-09-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5,231
Views: 3,692,095
Posted By 5teve

My new Giant Revolt (with some mods and upgrades)...

My new Giant Revolt (with some mods and upgrades) So far it has exceeded my expectations! Fast, comfortable, handles great. It feels a lot like an endurance bike with room for wider tires, which is...
04-08-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By ThermionicScott

Is it this one? Now YouTube is eager to...

Is it this one? Now YouTube is eager to recommend other "exploding tubes" videos to me. :lol:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bt4eQDdvcis
Forum: Commuting
04-08-22, 05:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,269
Posted By chaadster

I’m a fender-lovin’ man. ...

I’m a fender-lovin’ man.


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04-07-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 265,144
Posted By Polaris OBark

I have had (Varia radar) one since 2015 or...

I have had (Varia radar) one since 2015 or whenever they came out with v. 1. I leave it on when I am on gravel, even though there are no cars. It alerts me if someone is coming up really fast...
04-04-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5,231
Views: 3,692,095
Posted By 50voltphantom

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04-04-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,130
Posted By fishboat

You're doing laps, but not getting anywhere. ...

You're doing laps, but not getting anywhere.

1) Have the frame alignment checked.

If it's ok,

2) Re-dish the wheel to correct the centering. 1-2mm is a 10 minute fix.

If the alignment...
04-02-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5,231
Views: 3,692,095
Posted By franswa

Soma fam. Finally got a wash and installed new...

Soma fam. Finally got a wash and installed new tires. Easiest tubeless set up yet on my hoops. No tricks needed - just mounted and pumped up with a floor pump.

...
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