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05-13-24, 12:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,406
Posted By bulgie

753 isn't a specific tubeset, it's a combination...

753 isn't a specific tubeset, it's a combination of a material (steel alloy) and all the treatment that goes into it (cold-working and heat-treating). It came in a number of different diameters and...
04-27-24, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 593
Posted By Mozzd

Ok, thanks for the advice. I bit the bullet and...

Ok, thanks for the advice. I bit the bullet and bought a new set of tires. Figure itís worth it to not have to worry about the whole thing failing unexpectedly. Appreciating more that what its worth...
Forum: For Sale
04-11-24, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By rdf37

My socks are in the middle of room and I left my...

My socks are in the middle of room and I left my ice cream bowl out last night! The wife is disappointed in my dirty bike shorts laying on the floor and the mud that fell off wheels onto her kitchen...
04-09-24, 08:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,205
Posted By PIFFLE

Proper shots from drive-side . . . ...

Proper shots from drive-side . . .

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03-18-24, 02:21 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,807
Posted By genejockey

Needs? What is this "need" ****? We're talking...

Needs? What is this "need" ****? We're talking BICYCLES.
03-18-24, 02:12 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,807
Posted By wheelreason

For sure, specially in the middle of summer....

For sure, specially in the middle of summer. There are some crews around here that have it down to a science. You can tell the good ones by the cadence of the nailer.
03-13-24, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By Rick

Phil Wood still makes Campi square taper BBs in...

Phil Wood still makes Campi square taper BBs in the length you want.
03-11-24, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,120
Posted By Radium226

Hi Joe, There is a case with a True North...

Hi Joe,
There is a case with a True North tandem on sale by the french customs, ministry of Justice next week and it seems to be the missing part of your tandem. I cannot send photos or share link...
03-06-24, 07:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,727
Posted By ScottCommutes

Can we agree on diaper pins then?

Can we agree on diaper pins then?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-24, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,829
Posted By RoadWearier

Dark Helmet is not amused...... ...

Dark Helmet is not amused......

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03-03-24, 06:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,938
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Who is this everyone else you speak of. Outside...

Who is this everyone else you speak of. Outside of a few outspoken participants in this forum who live and breathe C&V the rest of the world has moved on.
...
03-01-24, 05:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,938
Posted By The Chemist

Anyone who thinks modern high end groupsets look...

Anyone who thinks modern high end groupsets look cheap has clearly only seen blurry internet photos of them, because as a former owner of Ultegra R8000 and now-owner of GRX800 and 105 Di2, I can...
03-01-24, 04:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,938
Posted By Camilo

Jeaaaazus. I'm not an expert on the English...

Jeaaaazus. I'm not an expert on the English language, but does the concept of "prescient" apply to this 40+ year old sketch and today on these forums?
https://youtu.be/ohDB5gbtaEQ?feature=shared
...
02-27-24, 12:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,231
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

This discussion is exclusive to the Bike Forums,...

This discussion is exclusive to the Bike Forums, akin to a gathering of seasoned farmers fondly reminiscing about the charm of the "three on the tree" transmission. In the realm of cycling, the...
02-09-24, 05:55 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 14,592
Posted By PeteHski

Donít forget cost too. Sometimes it is simply not...

Donít forget cost too. Sometimes it is simply not worth the £/g saved. The more obsessive weight-weenies have a tendency to ignore this aspect, along with the functionality you mentioned. The end...
02-06-24, 09:52 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,958
Posted By cyccommute

Phosphoric acid is a surface rust remover and...

Phosphoric acid is a surface rust remover and should not be used in any kind of bath. The iron in the chain will react with the phosphate which is what lead to your cracking. I suspect that the...
02-03-24, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By FBinNY

I don't know what the OP is thinking, but using...

I don't know what the OP is thinking, but using different gauges is an effective way to compensate for the tension differences in dished wheels. People focus on tension, but fail to recognize that...
01-26-24, 08:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,670
Posted By Kontact

Redbullet Okay, you are confusing some of how...

Redbullet
Okay, you are confusing some of how this derailleur works, which is not like a SRAM.

SRAM derailleur B screws simply pushes the derailleur back and forth directly. This Shimano...
01-23-24, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 3,914,894
Posted By DarKris

Waiting for my bronchitis to go kick the bucket...

Waiting for my bronchitis to go kick the bucket so I can go ride this

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01-15-24, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By grumpus

Not easy to tell from the photos, I'd err on the...

Not easy to tell from the photos, I'd err on the side of caution and recommend that they should not be used. Maybe your friend doesn't weigh so much, and doesn't ride so hard, in which case they...
12-28-23, 06:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,614
Posted By kklein24

I was searching for something and came across...

I was searching for something and came across this thread. This is Kirsten, Gary's wife. I can assure you he is alive and well. His main passion right now, and for the past several years, is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-23, 02:47 AM
Replies: 21,359
Views: 5,280,112
Posted By MezzoLew

She's definitely a keeper - the wife and the bike...

She's definitely a keeper - the wife and the bike of course! :lol:
12-11-23, 11:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,323
Posted By terrymorse

When hooked rims came around, they were regarded...

When hooked rims came around, they were regarded as such an obvious improvement that hookless rims quickly disappeared from the market. Good riddance.

As someone who dealt daily with seating tires...
12-01-23, 03:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,493
Posted By wolfchild

$ 9000 for a motorcycle is totally worth it....$...

$ 9000 for a motorcycle is totally worth it....$ 9000 for a bicycle isn't worth it, in fact spending that much on a bicycle is laughable and ludicrous. That bicycle probably took about $ 4000 to...
11-15-23, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By FBinNY

Unless you dump on tons, and have a cloth...

Unless you dump on tons, and have a cloth rimstrip, capillary action will keep any oil in the threads.

So, use common sense and save the worrying for stuff that matters.
11-04-23, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

My initial go to for Shimano road DTI levers of...

My initial go to for Shimano road DTI levers of this design family is to remove the lever/shift pod from the body by pushing out the lever pivot pin (and that tiny set screw on the underside). Once...
11-02-23, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,526
Posted By 79pmooney

I have two suggestions. (Rather strong ones.) ...

I have two suggestions. (Rather strong ones.) Use butted spokes. Keep the spoke tensions uniform. Butted spokes are far kinder to rims. I've killed Open Pro wheels that came with 14g straight...
10-27-23, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,008
Posted By maddog34

you are now Blocked, Preacher... Now go lie for a...

you are now Blocked, Preacher... Now go lie for a living. Does your flock know what you act like when not preaching for donations?

start a thread.. i'm sure someone else will instruct you on...
10-24-23, 07:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,132
Posted By hazetguy

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

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10-20-23, 06:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,745
Posted By Chuck Naill

Specialized services are a challenge for the new...

Specialized services are a challenge for the new customer who knows little. It can be intimidating to break into cycling, white-water paddling, back packing, learning to play a musical instrument....
Forum: Northeast
10-16-23, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3,198
Views: 317,498
Posted By Steve B.

Well itís fall in NY and that means cooler temps...

Well itís fall in NY and that means cooler temps and that means into the woods for some mt. biking !. Hi 40ís is a great temp for an hour at BP with some buddies. Saw a cool owl doing some hunting
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-23, 07:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 25,122
Posted By purpurite

Zombie thread for October... my 2003 Litespeed...

Zombie thread for October... my 2003 Litespeed Classic. It only took me 10 years to get photo posting privileges. :lol:

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09-11-23, 08:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,879
Posted By Kontact

As a service manager, I have been on the...

As a service manager, I have been on the receiving end of a custom frame builder saying "we consider that in spec". This seems to be the ultimate warranty denial card that some companies play when...
08-01-23, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By maddog34

Or clean/grease/adjust the axle bearings, then...

Or clean/grease/adjust the axle bearings, then True the Wheel, Before doing the Hanger align... :innocent:
06-19-23, 12:19 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,584
Posted By cyccommute

Okay. You forced me to read through the whole...

Okay. You forced me to read through the whole NASA bulletinÖthanks a lot:rolleyes:

Iím going to quote extensively from NASA bulletin and, for that I am sorry, but it canít be avoided. You are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-23, 10:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,671
Posted By alcjphil

If the wheels don't have proper brake tracks on...

If the wheels don't have proper brake tracks on the rim you will not be able to brake properly and it is likely that your rim brakes will damage the rims
As well, most disc brake wheels require thru...
04-17-23, 05:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,660
Posted By BillyD

He’s a newbie, clearly. How savvy about BF...

He’s a newbie, clearly. How savvy about BF etiquette were you guys when you first started here. I keep telling you guys, if you have nothing positive to add, go find a thread you like better. I’m...
03-27-23, 08:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,053
Posted By veganbikes

I wouldn't recommend any cheap pedals or Jeff...

I wouldn't recommend any cheap pedals or Jeff Bezos knockoffs. I would recommend Crank Bros Stamp Pedals. They all have decent bearings and bushings the 1s give you a thermoplastic pedal and the 7s...
01-22-23, 09:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,705
Posted By Kontact

You kidding? The first post is entirely hostile...

You kidding? The first post is entirely hostile and unnecessary.

This forum is not really moderated, and there seems to be a contingent of bad actors who think they are freelance moderators -...
01-13-23, 08:57 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 24,585
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

There is one silver lining in the wide...

There is one silver lining in the wide availability of $14k bikes. It allows more cyclists to follow the golden rule: Your bike should always be more valuable than your car.
01-08-23, 11:39 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,466
Posted By tomato coupe

Let's see ... 2014 Pinarello, 10 speed Campy...

Let's see ... 2014 Pinarello, 10 speed Campy Record, modern stuff is ugly. Carnac the Magnificent says you will be 63 years old in March.
Forum: Northeast
06-19-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3,198
Views: 317,498
Posted By kaos joe

Ok Russ, busy day today. Off we go to Montauk. ...

Ok Russ, busy day today. Off we go to Montauk.

Most of our Montauk rides originate at the Massapequa Park LIRR station, which makes for about 102 miles to Montauk village and 114 if you go all the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 18,949
Posted By yaw

I heard tubeless feels best :lol: Yeah...

I heard tubeless feels best :lol:



Yeah not only the weight but also the small size when rolled up makes these really good for back ups, even if riding with other configurations.
03-20-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,157
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...
12-14-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,663
Posted By urbanknight

I used to work at a shop about 20 years ago. It...

I used to work at a shop about 20 years ago. It was expected that I take no more than 15 minutes to assemble a new bike. 12 if it was a single speed kids bike. They come mostly assembled, so we just...
12-13-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By wesmamyke

You don't want the Advent stuff, it's Microshift...

You don't want the Advent stuff, it's Microshift specific proprietary nonsense. Those bar-end shifters should work, normal 9spd Shimano pull. The clamping bits are standard too, should fit any bar...
12-13-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,124
Posted By BTinNYC

I'm about to head out on my BOTL 25" Peugoat...

I'm about to head out on my BOTL 25" Peugoat Anchor. With some work it's been slimmed down to sub 30 lbs 😮, but I'm below 190 for the first time in 20 years.
11-25-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,364
Posted By fabiofarelli

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1987
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11-17-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,687
Posted By Maelochs

Simple solution .... only buy bike parts when...

Simple solution .... only buy bike parts when blind drunk.
11-13-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,131
Posted By 70sSanO

No problem. Webster has not invented the words...

No problem. Webster has not invented the words that can offend me, especially from someone I donít know on the internet.

John
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