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01-03-23, 08:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 767
Posted By prj71

Tub to wash the bike? Ha ha ha ha. Society is...

Tub to wash the bike? Ha ha ha ha. Society is scaring me these days.

I just use a rag and spray bottle filled with soap and water.
01-02-23, 10:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 767
Posted By krakhaus

I'm guessing if you have a garage, you'd also...

I'm guessing if you have a garage, you'd also have a driveway, except maybe in like San Francisco. In which case just wash it on the sidewalk. Those sidewalks could use a good washing.
01-02-23, 05:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 767
Posted By wolfchild

You don't heed a tub for washing a bike...Just...

You don't heed a tub for washing a bike...Just use a garden hose and spray it on your lawn or driveway.
12-27-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,364
Posted By Bald Paul

You should ride all of them back and forth to...

You should ride all of them back and forth to your appointments with your shrink.
12-27-22, 04:31 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,364
Posted By indyfabz

They are bikes, not human beings. If it takes you...

They are bikes, not human beings. If it takes you all summer to get to know them intimately, you're doing something wrong.
12-23-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,668
Posted By DMC707

“From my cold dead hand!!!!!!” Or ...

“From my cold dead hand!!!!!!”

Or Brooks is going to build a wall , and they’re making Specialized pay for it
12-22-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,668
Posted By freeranger

And amazing that there's no comment about how...

And amazing that there's no comment about how much more comfortable a 'bent is compared to a DF bike.
Not so amazing--Nothing to add to the thread except sarcasm.
11-27-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,589
Posted By cxwrench

Thanks if you're talking about me, but it's CX,...

Thanks if you're talking about me, but it's CX, not XC. Cyclocross, not Cross Country.
11-24-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,589
Posted By cxwrench

You're overthinking this massively. Replace the...

You're overthinking this massively. Replace the cables/housing once a year like you'd change the oil in your car...it's preventative maintenance. If you're that worried about it carry a spare cable...
11-23-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,479
Posted By NomarsGirl

I knit my own by hand.

I knit my own by hand.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,356
Posted By big john

Why do some people hate stopping? I've never...

Why do some people hate stopping? I've never understood this, always enjoyed stopping to eat something on a longer ride.
11-09-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,850
Posted By cxwrench

Apparently I'm still banned from that section. I...

Apparently I'm still banned from that section. I got the vacation for being a dick nearly all the time. I'm 'toxic'.
11-02-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,419
Posted By rsbob

:popcorn

:popcorn
11-01-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Inflatable dolls all look pretty much the same.

Inflatable dolls all look pretty much the same.
07-06-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 467
Posted By Fredo76

Just poking it in at the end works fine for cloth...

Just poking it in at the end works fine for cloth tape, but the cork/gel tape is just too thick to do that. I imagine "finishing tape" made its debut along with the cork Cinelli tape - nobody used...
07-06-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 467
Posted By _ForceD_

I always wrap top-to-ends as well. But, never...

I always wrap top-to-ends as well. But, never thought of using heat-shrink. I always poke the remainder of the bar tape into the handlebar end, and then it’s held in place by the inserted bar-end...
07-06-22, 12:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 467
Posted By Fredo76

The finishing tape in the Cinelli cork tape kits...

The finishing tape in the Cinelli cork tape kits was useless for me, too. I wound tops-to-ends instead, and finished with large-diameter heat-shrink tubing.
...
07-03-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,281
Posted By indyfabz

:troll:

:troll:
06-30-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By easyupbug

No comment on wax but the chains and other parts...

No comment on wax but the chains and other parts you refer to indeed may be coated for shipping as in industry we store them in a warehouses for what can be extended periods of time and there...
06-29-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By jccaclimber

The wax in that paper is just like the shipping...

The wax in that paper is just like the shipping grease on a new chain. It should be carefully removed with the solvent of your choice in an ultrasonic cleaner, then replaced with a less dirt...
06-26-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,594
Posted By easyupbug

The parts you refer to indeed coated for shipping...

The parts you refer to indeed coated for shipping as in industry we store them in a warehouses for what can be extended periods of time and there lubrication needs are met when put in service, this...
06-09-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Steve B.

What the hell is an "acoustic bike ?".

What the hell is an "acoustic bike ?".
05-22-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,948
Posted By koala logs

I agree cyclists are well within their rights to...

I agree cyclists are well within their rights to do it. But because there are many drivers out there who are really stupid, have inflated sense of entitlement, and don't even know that cyclists have...
05-22-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,948
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

It is also easy to see that some so-called...

It is also easy to see that some so-called "experienced" cyclists on BF are intolerant of anyone expressing an opinion that they do not agree with and resort to responding with ad hominem arguments...
05-21-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,948
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

First, there is no excuse for throwing trash at...

First, there is no excuse for throwing trash at people no matter what they are doing.
Second, I have a hard time believing that path, parallel to the road with no buildings, residences or any other...
05-19-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 526
Posted By indyfabz

Me too.

Me too.
05-19-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,074
Posted By indyfabz

This is why I buy only locally sourced,...

This is why I buy only locally sourced, farm-to-table, organic, plant-based bike stuff. Just had some new Beyond Brake Pads installed yesterday.
05-18-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,074
Posted By msu2001la

Was this bill emailed or sent as a hard copy?...

Was this bill emailed or sent as a hard copy? There is 0% chance I would pay this based on the info provided here.

A mysterious bill arriving several months after a shipment with little/no detail...
05-11-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,901
Posted By Rolla

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05-01-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,505
Posted By jccaclimber

1. That’s a really clear photo. 2. That is not...

1. That’s a really clear photo.
2. That is not normal.
3. Unless you kept you chain hear a hydrogen source or an acid (which probably would have also rusted it), I doubt this was caused by anything...
04-12-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,169
Posted By Rolla

Whether something is "worth it" is a personal...

Whether something is "worth it" is a personal choice that only you can make.

For a long bikepacking trip, I'd want the most zero-maintenance, field-reparable, widely-available parts I could find.
04-01-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 874
Posted By livedarklions

Trek/Specialized to Merge: Wall Street Journal

I can't post the link because of the WSJ paywall, but:

"Sources say the $1.2 billion deal will buy out Merida's shares of Specialized, then combine the two bicycle corporations through a stock...
01-11-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,194
Posted By Koyote

These sound like classic flashbacks. How much LSD...

These sound like classic flashbacks. How much LSD did you drop, back in the day?
01-03-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,676
Posted By LarrySellerz

I bet your hybrid can do everything that a gravel...

I bet your hybrid can do everything that a gravel bike could do, isn't drop bars the only real difference? I'd get a road bike or a mountain bike over a gravel bike since you already have the hybrid....
12-30-21, 12:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,890
Posted By MarcusT

The video convinces me that it's gimmick bike....

The video convinces me that it's gimmick bike. I'm not doubting the tech, but they started off by saying everyone else is making one, so we will too
12-28-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,890
Posted By jon c.

Damn, that's ugly.

Damn, that's ugly.
12-22-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By utoner34

I have just oiled all 28 spoke nipples and the...

I have just oiled all 28 spoke nipples and the noise is gone. I have check several rotations of the wheel. I havent worked so much in a long time. I need to take a rest now.
12-21-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Kapusta

Have you tried adjusting the high-limit screw?

Have you tried adjusting the high-limit screw?
12-20-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Some teams don't mesh well on a few tandeming...

Some teams don't mesh well on a few tandeming aspects:). An important one, for riding more than a few miles, is cadence compatibility. Another is the stoker is unable to see the road and situation...
12-19-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I don't see any failure. I do see severe wear...

I don't see any failure. I do see severe wear (which is not a failure in my world) (failure to me suggests the part was substandard and I don't see that here). What I think is going on is that the...
11-19-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By Crankycrank

I also own one of these except that it's an older...

I also own one of these except that it's an older version without the claw type truing gauge but uses hand screws in a U-holder. The rest looks the same. I've build a handful of wheels and done a...
Replies: 38
Views: 3,055
Posted By Mad Honk

@ Senior Ryder, Today was another cool and wet...

@ Senior Ryder,
Today was another cool and wet day so time inside with the details for the frame. Decals are complete with the exception of SL F&F which are on the way from VeloCals. Every set here...
Replies: 38
Views: 3,055
Posted By Mad Honk

trailangel, The frame will be completely...

trailangel,
The frame will be completely clear coated after decals so the detail of the serial number will be easier to identify and read. The clear will prevent rust so no problems. Smiles,...
10-21-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By prj71

How many drugs were involved in typing this novel?

How many drugs were involved in typing this novel?
10-20-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By shelbyfv

Are you sure the frame doesn't come with the thru...

Are you sure the frame doesn't come with the thru axles? Check RAP if you do need them. https://robertaxleproject.com/
10-20-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,983
Posted By Barry2

Quit goofing around. just toss it. will...

Quit goofing around.
just toss it.

will you really be comfortable riding it ever again!

Barry
10-19-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By Iride01

Boy that brings up memories! Not certain...

Boy that brings up memories!

Not certain this is applicable to the OP, but here is the memory...

Where I use to live when younger there was a old codger that was homeless living in the woods in...
10-19-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By prj71

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-18-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By shelbyfv

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09-24-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,775
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Darwin can be slow, but he will find them. ...

Darwin can be slow, but he will find them. Hopefully, before they breed.
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