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01-30-23, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Red is faster. Otherwise, at the top, very few...

Red is faster. Otherwise, at the top, very few marginal gains to be had, UCI limits control size and weight minimums. Winners win because of racing skill and leveraging a talented team -- hardware...
01-27-23, 02:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,518
Posted By squirtdad

Good Quality tires (expensive) are IME the single...

Good Quality tires (expensive) are IME the single most effective thing you can buy to improve comfort and handling on a bike.
this is one area where you get what you pay for and should look for...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-27-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,061
Posted By whipnet

I ride my fat bike year round. I just sit around...

I ride my fat bike year round. I just sit around in this forum all lonely until winter... hehe.

*
01-26-23, 08:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,161
Posted By Le Mechanic

Is your Shimano chain a counterfeit?

I was replacing a couple of customer supplied chains on 2 bikes that I was tuning up at the bike shop where I work. I've come across this issue a few times now since the pandemic created so many...
01-26-23, 09:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,518
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I cringe and grumble every time I have to replace...

I cringe and grumble every time I have to replace my Rene Herse tires.
And then I buy them.
Yes, they're that good.

(I run Stampede Pass 700x32, ultralight casing, skinwall, with tubes.)
Forum: Touring
01-24-23, 05:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,160
Posted By datlas

Good news! My friend got an email from Indy. He...

Good news! My friend got an email from Indy. He is still in the hospital but obviously doing better since he can email. My hope is he pops in here soon.
01-23-23, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) International Showdown --Six Entry Level Bikes

From Bicycle Rider Sep/Oct 1986.
Featured bikes are TORELLI Corsa Strada, KHS Classic, PANASONIC DX4000, SCHWINN Tempo, PEUGEOT Ventoux, and RALEIGH Technium 480.
...
01-23-23, 05:36 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 46,478
Posted By jadmt

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New stem and tape. ended up ordering the stem...
01-23-23, 05:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,209
Posted By msu2001la

I saw a reply that got deleted, but yes I do...

I saw a reply that got deleted, but yes I do think SRAM's naming is worse than Shimano's, though neither is great.

SRAM:
XX1 Eagle AXS
XX1 Eagle
XX1
X01 Eagle AXS
X01 Eagle
X01
X01 DH
01-23-23, 01:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,209
Posted By tomato coupe

Sorry, no. Sticks reached their apex in the late...

Sorry, no. Sticks reached their apex in the late 70s and early 80s, both functionally and aesthetically.
Forum: Touring
01-23-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By Bunks-TJ

Well, I made the jump.

I have had a mid 90s mountain bike that I was using for light touring for years. The frame was a little too big but made it work. well I finally saved a little scratch and landed on this
...
01-21-23, 08:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,003
Posted By Troul

CS-01 [cotton swab]

CS-01 [cotton swab]
01-21-23, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By tyrion

Yes, you'll regret it. Maybe not today. Maybe not...

Yes, you'll regret it. Maybe not today. Maybe not tomorrow, but soon and for the rest of your life.
01-21-23, 12:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,003
Posted By Camilo

CB-1 your mean? :thumb:

CB-1 your mean? :thumb:
01-20-23, 02:31 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,695
Posted By mstateglfr

^ username checks out.

^ username checks out.
01-19-23, 02:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,003
Posted By VegasJen

Hmm. It seems I started off my original post...

Hmm. It seems I started off my original post stating very specifically how I learned a lesson. I guess you missed that part.

Indeed.
01-19-23, 09:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,003
Posted By big john

Seems kinda dickish.

Seems kinda dickish.
01-18-23, 09:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,003
Posted By genejockey

I've had a couple glass shards recently that...

I've had a couple glass shards recently that flatted my tires. One wasn't palpable on the inside of the casing. I only found it by going over the outside of the tire very carefully, till I saw a...
01-12-23, 05:53 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,834
Posted By Koyote

This one ...

This one ...
01-09-23, 07:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,691
Posted By chief9245

Perimeter Gour

I'm on day 245 on a perimeter tour of the United States. So far I have done 25 states and 8,500+ miles on my Bombtrack Hook EXT-C, running a 38 tooth chainring, 10-42 cassette, and WTB Byways on...
12-13-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,726
Posted By Germany_chris

I am people and I like and agree with both men. ...

I am people and I like and agree with both men.

The internet dunks on Jan no matter what he does, he announces his colab with Open and people complain that he's supposed to be old school and...
12-13-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,726
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Trying to figure out the basis for that comment. ...

Trying to figure out the basis for that comment. We have a person who believes strongly in analyzing lessons learned in the past and put his money where his mouth is. From the newsletter, blog and...
12-13-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,726
Posted By Classtime

I think he really likes riding bikes. And he gets...

I think he really likes riding bikes. And he gets to build really cool bikes to ride lots. And that is his job. I am jealous.
12-12-22, 03:12 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 373,519
Posted By Fentuz

Nothing special but a rare opportunity in the...

Nothing special but a rare opportunity in the Cotswolds... nice fresh powdery snow!!! and overtaking the rare cars at 26mph was fun.
...
12-05-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 373,519
Posted By Eric F

https://i.imgur.com/JjC6Xor.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/JjC6Xor.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/ICWw0cU.jpg
11-28-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 373,519
Posted By jonathanf2

Chino Hills State Park on the Thanksgiving...

Chino Hills State Park on the Thanksgiving Holiday:
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10-31-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,782
Posted By Sorcerer

I'm okay with Zach. At least he's out there doing...

I'm okay with Zach. At least he's out there doing something somewhat positive.

It's too easy to take pot shots at someone on a forum, and is not good form.

As for his style, that's his personal...
10-05-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,425
Posted By Paul Barnard

How About a Happy Thread

I am on a bicycling vacation. It started with an organized event, then it was off to the mountains of eastern TN. Along the way, the folks at Lynskey were kind enough to give me a factory tour when...
09-26-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,680
Posted By crowbike

Did you "win" the charity ride?

Did you "win" the charity ride?
09-25-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,680
Posted By DangerousDanR

Was the bike made of steel and the wheels made of...

Was the bike made of steel and the wheels made of aluminum? With a Brooks saddle? Stan's sealant? More than 10% made in China? And did you eat any snake before the ride?
And on a road??? Without...
09-25-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,680
Posted By Koyote

​​​​​​​Now I know youíre lying. My wife would...

​​​​​​​Now I know youíre lying. My wife would never pay good money to outsource work that sheís happy to do herself.
09-25-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,680
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

New here, but, just for clarification, if you...

New here, but, just for clarification, if you rode that route within the last 7 days, did you call it a century ride? And weíre you able to avoid the bike lane to ride the road and sidewalks?
...
09-25-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,680
Posted By Mojo31

Did you talk to a female rider?

Did you talk to a female rider?
09-25-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,680
Posted By Koyote

How many mistakes did I make this morning?

This morning, I went on a local charity ride. Paid $50 to ride on my usual roads, and got a few cookies and a bottle refill at an aid station. Did the ride on my Di2 bike, which has disc brakes and...
09-20-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 373,519
Posted By djkashuba

A couple of inches of rain over the weekend made...

A couple of inches of rain over the weekend made for a perfect ride today.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52373248173_e4247a0f59_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nN3A2t)
Sonoma 9-20-22...
09-10-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 641
Posted By tyrion

Ordered the endurance plus version. $209 for a...

Ordered the endurance plus version. $209 for a pair of bicycle tires. Wow. But I did it in honor of Queen Elizabeth because I know how much she loved big supple bicycle tires.
09-10-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 641
Posted By Wildwood

I'm not really about performance and/or training...

I'm not really about performance and/or training for any goal either.
I am a roadie, with hard packed gravel on occasion.
What I am about is riding my miles efficiently, as I get older. Still...
09-10-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 641
Posted By tyrion

Sorry I was a little snarky. First of all,...

Sorry I was a little snarky.

First of all, I'm not performance oriented, I'm more after that feel of just gliding over the road. Like many of us, I've been through the tire size progression 28mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,095
Posted By WhyFi

Kudos for giving it a try and, by all means, ride...

Kudos for giving it a try and, by all means, ride the gear you want to ride, but let's not blame the pedals for the failure to anticipate and execute those downshifts.
09-09-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,825
Posted By merziac

Standout would be a vast understatement with this...

Standout would be a vast understatement with this one. ;)


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09-08-22, 10:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 641
Posted By tyrion

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Velo Orange Piolet - "the Cadillac of minivans of bikes"
09-08-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 641
Posted By tyrion

5mm, more or less.

5mm, more or less.
09-08-22, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 373,519
Posted By Ghazmh

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-07-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 373,519
Posted By obrentharris

Fall River, far northeastern California: ...

Fall River, far northeastern California:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-MkQ5mWS/0/df288d4e/XL/_DSC2662-XL.jpg

Brent
09-07-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 373,519
Posted By daverup

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09-06-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,639
Posted By _ForceD_

I ďgetĒ it, but I donít necessarily like the way...

I ďgetĒ it, but I donít necessarily like the way itís evolving. Itís a cheaper and easier (I think) way to get around. And thatís good, I guess, if/when itís used by responsible riders. But for less...
09-06-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By Deal4Fuji

I'm not selling it, and I've ridden it every ride...

I'm not selling it, and I've ridden it every ride since I got it on the road Aug 14th and no black paint has chipped off...yet. Even the rim brake area I expected to lose paint right away is...
09-05-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By Deal4Fuji

Work begins I decided to paint everything...

Work begins

I decided to paint everything black that was rusted or oxidized including the rims, but leave the original green paint as-is and go for a used messenger bike look.
...
09-05-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By Deal4Fuji

My worst Craigslist buy is finally on the road (War & Peace edition)

I got back into cycling in early 2014 and by Christmas both daughters had a cycling interest too and liked the idea of vintage steel bikes. We saw a nice looking green '76 Fuji S10-S that from the...
09-03-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,825
Posted By LeSexyFishorse

Bridgestone makes the RNC7, I believe Panasonic...

Bridgestone makes the RNC7, I believe Panasonic has an equivalent as well.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x533/rnc7_08d1da834daca0eb21bd3b10f5946001ae6b299f.jpg
RNC7...
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