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03-29-24, 02:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,000
Posted By shelbyfv

Can you tell if it's unbranded from the factory...

Can you tell if it's unbranded from the factory or a repaint? You can't just remove the graphics if they are under the usual clear coat. At best it's generic Chinese $200 pig in a poke. At worst...
03-29-24, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,000
Posted By Iride01

Seems a lot of money to me for a frame of unknown...

Seems a lot of money to me for a frame of unknown provenance and not too spiffy components as best I can tell from the pics.

Just consider it for what it is, not what you think or want it to be. ...
02-22-24, 08:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,309
Posted By BTinNYC

Spring can't arrive soon enough.

Spring can't arrive soon enough.
01-22-24, 12:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,553
Posted By Maelochs

Weirdest thing I see---and I see it often--is...

Weirdest thing I see---and I see it often--is this really ugly fat old guy who obviously is too unhealthy to be riding a bicycle.

If I keep seeing him I might have to remove the mirror on my bike.
01-12-24, 05:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By Garthr

The same tires are available. The 38mm...

The same tires are available. The 38mm brown/cream ones are listed under the heading of the "active line". They're not the same compound or flat resistance as the performance line though, that's why...
10-24-23, 07:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,132
Posted By hazetguy

https://prezents.com/cdn/shop/products/80005_grand...

https://prezents.com/cdn/shop/products/80005_grande.JPG?v=1580569265
09-23-23, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Trakhak

Does it have Shimano Sora rings?

Does it have Shimano Sora rings?
09-14-23, 05:42 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,081
Posted By Eric F

Surlys are boring, and mediocre examples of steel...

Surlys are boring, and mediocre examples of steel frame construction.

Itís just my opinion. Obviously, thatís okay here.
09-14-23, 03:55 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,081
Posted By Koyote

Opinions should be shared only when requested.

Opinions should be shared only when requested.
09-10-23, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By Joe Bikerider

The last Gatorskin tire I put on was pretty easy....

The last Gatorskin tire I put on was pretty easy. I laid it out on the driveway for the afternoon on a pretty hot day and used talcum powder on the tube. Next day it went on fine. Having worked in a...
09-10-23, 02:34 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 7,974
Posted By Maelochs

Because people won't ride regular bikes because...

Because people won't ride regular bikes because it is too hard ... so an e-bike is better than nothing
09-01-23, 07:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,329
Posted By bblair

I would guess that most customers buy their bikes...

I would guess that most customers buy their bikes "off the rack."

BikeForum posters are probably a very small subset of the folks that ride bikes. We spend much of our free time riding bikes, and...
08-30-23, 10:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,218
Posted By daihard

Couldn't agree more. I didn't know any better...

Couldn't agree more. I didn't know any better when I bought my first road bike, so despite my height (5' 5") and inseam (29 in), I was stuck with a 440mm handlebar and a 90mm stem, which came with...
08-25-23, 02:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,215
Posted By mattcalifornia

This was the first thing I thought of. Seth did a...

This was the first thing I thought of. Seth did a good review and explanation of why it does not cause steering problems. But MTB geometry is different than road bike geometry. OP never said what...
08-25-23, 06:38 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,215
Posted By Pop N Wood

And all the OP wanted was some links to zero...

And all the OP wanted was some links to zero length stems, LOL



Not a chance
08-25-23, 05:46 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,215
Posted By Trakhak

One thing I've learned from reading Bike Forums...

One thing I've learned from reading Bike Forums threads over the years - every bicycle rider who has taken motorcycle classes believes fervently that bicycles cannot be ridden without...
08-24-23, 11:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,636
Posted By RB1-luvr

at 59 I take the conservative approach and keep...

at 59 I take the conservative approach and keep the high intensity workouts to a minimum. As a result, I finish last or second or third to last in Masters 50+ cx races, but I'm fit enough to complete...
08-24-23, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,020
Posted By Herzlos

This seems to mostly be a niche geometry thing...

This seems to mostly be a niche geometry thing for taller (6'4"+) riders, so I don't think it's going to become a common size.
We'll just likely see more tyre sizes across a range:

XS, S = 650b...
08-19-23, 02:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,788
Posted By KerryIrons

Yup. Never attribute to malice what can so...

Yup. Never attribute to malice what can so easily be explained by incompetence.
08-19-23, 10:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,788
Posted By GeezyRider

When it comes to a bike not being as advertised,...

When it comes to a bike not being as advertised, I guess there may be a few sellers who will try to deceive but I really think most are clueless.
08-17-23, 04:58 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,215
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1600/stem_f6f7e3791a49bffff62bc3fa522d7d22895937a4.jpg
So basically this but without the 80mm length.
This part is used on recumbents so...
08-17-23, 03:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,215
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

I absolutely love the: "We're not going to answer...

I absolutely love the: "We're not going to answer your question so you need a whole new bike" response
08-02-23, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Troul

Unscrewing & reusing the hose as is can work, but...

Unscrewing & reusing the hose as is can work, but if you notice that the lever over time bottoms out, & you performed a good bleeding, then it might be allowing air in.
I've installed the barb by...
07-25-23, 08:03 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 12,831
Posted By tomato coupe

Jebeez, some of you see lies and deceit...

Jebeez, some of you see lies and deceit everywhere you look.
07-21-23, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,208
Posted By squirtdad

It would probably be cheaper to meet the buyer...

It would probably be cheaper to meet the buyer midway, bike shipping costs have gone up
07-16-23, 10:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,828
Posted By delbiker1

Maybe they learned the spelling from forums posts.

Maybe they learned the spelling from forums posts.
03-28-23, 12:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,516
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't think anyone expects a spin bike...

I don't think anyone expects a spin bike experience to have much relationship to cycling. :foo:
03-15-23, 10:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,628
Posted By skidder

All mine are patched-together 'Frankenbikes' so I...

All mine are patched-together 'Frankenbikes' so I can't give you a brand name or model to go by. Some have drop bars, some have flat bars, some 26" wheels and others with 700 wheels with varying...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-23, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,584
Posted By Darth Lefty

Heavy duty fully loaded cross country touring...

Heavy duty fully loaded cross country touring with four panniers, three bottles, a handlebar bag, and a bedroll.
03-02-23, 09:17 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 18,019
Posted By t2p

Shimano 11 speed chain is more durable than...

Shimano 11 speed chain is more durable than Shimano 9 speed chain
03-02-23, 08:26 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 18,019
Posted By Maelochs

Hmmm .... Shimano announces it is Ending a...

Hmmm .... Shimano announces it is Ending a "problem" (obviously not a problem for Shimano, which has been selling its group sets readily and plentifully) and people are choosing to complain about the...
02-22-23, 07:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By dedhed

Because a 700 is 622. 700, 650 and some are not...

Because a 700 is 622. 700, 650 and some are not ETRTO numbers

​​​​​​https://www.sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html
02-21-23, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,660
Posted By hokiefyd

The hubs are listed as house brand alloy hubs. ...

The hubs are listed as house brand alloy hubs. I'd bet a moderately expensive coffee that they're cup-and-cone hubs.
02-21-23, 07:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,707
Posted By unterhausen

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discuss...

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1267928-bike-forum-threads-we-wish-would-die-insert-link.html
02-06-23, 10:11 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,933
Posted By PeteHski

It was 1 drink per day, every day on average. ...

It was 1 drink per day, every day on average. The study suggested that non-drinkers may live 6 months longer on average. It's pretty easy to understand.
01-21-23, 11:15 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,933
Posted By terrymorse

If you're a cyclist, you might have a drinking...

If you're a cyclist, you might have a drinking problem.

But if you're a cyclist and a runner, there's no hope for you.

...
01-20-23, 05:13 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,933
Posted By Trakhak

FYI, it's "teetotalers," not "teatotalers." ...

FYI, it's "teetotalers," not "teatotalers."

I haven't seen anyone in this thread advising others to drink or not to drink---just reporting their own experiences.
01-13-23, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By tcs

Image search "Rough Stuff Fellowship".

Image search "Rough Stuff Fellowship".
01-10-23, 09:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,889
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You should try to recreate the bicycle version of...

You should try to recreate the bicycle version of Wyatt's captain america chopper from the Easy Rider movie.

Peter Fonda's character was Wyatt. Dennis Hopper's character was Billy.
12-22-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,468
Posted By wolfchild

Clothing threads almost always end up going off...

Clothing threads almost always end up going off the rails and become a debate on who is a serious cyclist and who is not a serious cyclist.
12-12-22, 03:37 PM
Forum: Touring
12-07-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,899
Posted By GhostRider62

Rt 27? In Winter? With a Bivvy? And quilt? ...

Rt 27? In Winter? With a Bivvy? And quilt? You don't own them? You need a 4 season tent, a winter rated air mattress, and at least a 0F bag. Now, the weather forecast isn't bad for the next 10...
12-05-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 14,575
Posted By wolfchild

People who suffer from heart or lung disease or...

People who suffer from heart or lung disease or some genetic disorder affecting their heart should be careful about exercising in any weather and also be careful exercising indoors. Weather is not...
10-19-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,031
Posted By mstateglfr

add me to the group that wants to understand...

add me to the group that wants to understand why/how a bike from Europe is a pita to service. What is unique about this bike that would otherwise be universal for another bike?
09-28-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,001
Posted By BianchiBravaUS

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20220909_160126_26bedb9e2069e9475c2e9333e61468c02f77c21a.jpg
Getting better. Staring back slow since I am pushin' 70 Longest ride so...
09-13-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,221
Posted By cxwrench

And end up with another thread that's at least 5...

And end up with another thread that's at least 5 pages long because everyone has to argue about it. Forever.
08-27-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 57,719
Posted By brianmcg123

Lol at using a water bottle. I tow a hose behind...

Lol at using a water bottle. I tow a hose behind me. Free.
08-27-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,885
Posted By wolfchild

Very early in the morning is my favorite time to...

Very early in the morning is my favorite time to start a ride.
08-27-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 57,719
Posted By ofajen

It always goes so well here in threads about...

It always goes so well here in threads about money and what things cost. 👍

Otto
08-27-22, 05:58 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,899
Posted By BCDrums

Sorry, only one troll per person per day. Thanks.

Sorry, only one troll per person per day. Thanks.
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