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01-08-23, 04:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,522
Posted By Sy Reene

Much of the purpose-made chamois creams are water...

Much of the purpose-made chamois creams are water soluble to a large degree. Good luck with petroleum jelly and getting it out of your shorts afterwards.
01-07-23, 05:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,522
Posted By wolfchild

:popcorn

:popcorn
01-01-23, 01:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,122
Posted By terrymorse

Jim Fixx: family history of heart attack...

Jim Fixx:

family history of heart attack and premature death
was morbidly obese and a sedentary smoker at age 35
was probably an out-of-control diabetic
did not have a healthful diet
...
12-30-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,490
Posted By non-fixie

We haven't got the means to fly to the moon. :( ...

We haven't got the means to fly to the moon. :( This was within budget. :)
11-06-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,322
Posted By cyccommute

Why does everyone assume that wheels are built...

Why does everyone assume that wheels are built poorly or that the parts are substandard? All things being equal, OC rims make for better triangulated spokes with less of a spoke tension differential...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 295,700
Posted By RubeRad

I don't understand this. When I come across a...

I don't understand this. When I come across a thread that doesn't interest me, I move on.
08-07-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By smd4

A properly adjusted pedal shouldn’t wobble at all.

A properly adjusted pedal shouldn’t wobble at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,012
Posted By terrymorse

Koolstop salmon pads. Best pads for wet...

Koolstop salmon pads. Best pads for wet conditions.

Kool Stop International - High Performance Bicycle Brake Pads Since 1977 (http://www.koolstop.com/english/road_pad.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,932
Posted By Paul Barnard

It's not like you can swallow one going backwards.

It's not like you can swallow one going backwards.
06-22-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By HelpSingularity

I'm with 3alarmer, I now only use chains with the...

I'm with 3alarmer, I now only use chains with the quick-link, KMC and SRAM. It is practically idiot proof, and I should know. :lol:
06-22-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...quick links seem to work pretty well for...

.
...quick links seem to work pretty well for me. Not sure what you mean by a "press in pin" ? The newer chain pins are often peened, so when you press one in and out again, it enlarges the plate...
06-22-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,298
Posted By WhyFi

As the casing gets thinner, it's more likely to...

As the casing gets thinner, it's more likely to be more supple and roll better, rather than worse.
06-06-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,505
Posted By alcjphil

This sounds like a sort of BS reply. They don't...

This sounds like a sort of BS reply. They don't address anything about the obvious failures of your chain and fluff you off by not recommending that you degrease the chain without actually saying...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 678
Posted By seypat

Flattening the tires should drop the saddle some...

Flattening the tires should drop the saddle some more
05-31-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,484
Posted By cxwrench

:popcorn

:popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 678
Posted By surak

I don't understand this obsession people have...

I don't understand this obsession people have about being able to put their feet flat on the ground while on the saddle. It's a bike, not a dandy horse.

...
05-29-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 948
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Too noisy. The Rabbit of Caerbannog will hear you...

Too noisy. The Rabbit of Caerbannog will hear you coming from a mile away.
05-11-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By downtube42

Measure it, if stretched, replace. If there are...

Measure it, if stretched, replace.
If there are any frozen links, replace.
Otherwise clean and lube.
05-11-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,028
Posted By msu2001la

I'm just rambling on at this point, but I'm dazed...

I'm just rambling on at this point, but I'm dazed and confused at the notion that someone laced that front wheel with radial spokes to save weight on this bike. How many more times are we going to...
05-11-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,028
Posted By Koyote

So far, this bike ain't getting a whole lotta...

So far, this bike ain't getting a whole lotta love.
04-30-22, 05:19 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,362
Posted By Bald Paul

Here in SC, laws regarding diesel fuel system...

Here in SC, laws regarding diesel fuel system modifications and rolling coal seem to only apply to commercial vehicles. However, a recently passed law states SECTION 56-5-3445. It is unlawful to...
04-28-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,058
Posted By smd4

Cyc, what brand chain breaker is that? Looks...

Cyc, what brand chain breaker is that? Looks awesome.
04-25-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,534
Posted By cpach

Always seat post. Decent bikes have very thin...

Always seat post. Decent bikes have very thin walls in the center of the tubes. You can
04-24-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,452
Posted By indyfabz

Like a frightened turtle.

Like a frightened turtle.
04-24-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,452
Posted By Kapusta

The is why you don’t put chains in the dryer.

The is why you don’t put chains in the dryer.
04-22-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,362
Posted By Hondo Gravel

A Bubba cursed at me a few years ago while riding...

A Bubba cursed at me a few years ago while riding in the middle of nowhere. A few weeks later I was at the same line at Walmart with the offending Bubba. I asked the Bubba why he liked to harass...
04-03-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,015
Posted By cyccommute

The advantage is that you don’t need to wrench...

The advantage is that you don’t need to wrench them in the “off season” …whatever that is.

How long a cartridge bearing lasts depends on several factors but, on a bicycle in general, they will...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By Bald Paul

Maximum pressure means the limit of what the tire...

Maximum pressure means the limit of what the tire will hold, not what it should be inflated to. Tire pressure may actually increase as you ride, especially if the roads are hot.
If your bike said...
03-05-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,871
Posted By CAT7RDR

The more boldface you use the more rolling...

The more boldface you use the more rolling resistance.
Smaller thin Arial 4 font has the least resistance. :backpedal:
02-27-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,266
Posted By mitchmellow62

Before blaming a shorter than OE stem one would...

Before blaming a shorter than OE stem one would need to study the front end geometry of the 3 bikes in question. A more vertical head tube angle and shorter trail dimension could give the...
Forum: Commuting
02-23-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 976
Posted By Daniel4

I did a Google search on your behalf. Here are...

I did a Google search on your behalf. Here are the results.
...
02-22-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By 70sSanO

Some people just can't work from home. John

Some people just can't work from home.

John
Forum: Commuting
02-22-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,686
Posted By dedhed

https://archive.jsonline.com/news/traffic/motorcyc...

https://archive.jsonline.com/news/traffic/motorcycles-running-red-lights-its-the-law-sometimes-b9984295z1-221369311.html/
Forum: Commuting
02-21-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 976
Posted By Daniel4

To record while riding.

To record while riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,286
Posted By shelbyfv

Apparently at least two....:foo:

Apparently at least two....:foo:
02-06-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,221
Posted By dedhed

When they want $150 for a tailpipe but you have...

When they want $150 for a tailpipe but you have stuff in the garage.
01-22-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,090
Posted By xiaoman1

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1324x926/screen_shot_2022_01_22_at_8_38_50_am_5d37f0770a7266e528665ec162c56347ab312686.png
Stay Tuned.
Best, Ben
01-18-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,090
Posted By seypat

https://getyarn.io/yarn-clip/033f6650-cbe4-48fa-92...

https://getyarn.io/yarn-clip/033f6650-cbe4-48fa-9240-0e6d70478d46
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,978
Posted By WhyFi

Tell that to the people that have driven into...

Tell that to the people that have driven into their garage with a roof-mounted bike.

There isn't a perfect, risk-free option - it's up to the individual to assess the best option for their...
12-28-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,213
Posted By machinist42

Misc. Parts?

How much for only the Girlfriend?

Will you ship?

Pics? (Drive side please.)
12-26-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By curbtender

I think that guy might be a hair off...

I think that guy might be a hair off...
12-26-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,472
Posted By cxwrench

shelbyfv and Litespud are correct. OP is confused...

shelbyfv and Litespud are correct. OP is confused about how drivetrains in general and rear derailleurs in particular function. Long cage derailleurs aren't any harder to set up than any other...
12-26-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,472
Posted By Litespud

what “power put in through the chain”? The only...

what “power put in through the chain”? The only part of the chain experiencing “power” is the upper stretch between the cassette and the crankset. The RD is simply managing the slack
12-14-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By Troul

cutting edge tech. inventor has sharp ideas. ...

cutting edge tech. inventor has sharp ideas. wonder if a dado bicycle is offered?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,261
Posted By Sy Reene

The motor.

The motor.
11-19-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,661
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

I scream "WATCH OUT WATCH OUT WATCH OUT NO...

I scream "WATCH OUT WATCH OUT WATCH OUT NO BRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAKES!!!" And they split like the Red Sea.
10-12-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,909
Posted By cxwrench

That frame has been repaired. Depending on who...

That frame has been repaired. Depending on who repaired it it should be very strong. If the seller didn't inform you about the damage/repair I wouldn't buy it.
09-19-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,460
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I've never seen an on bike chain scrubber...

.
...I've never seen an on bike chain scrubber that I thought was a good design. The concept itself is probably flawed, so I guess the one you're talking about is as good as any of them. I do not...
09-11-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,569
Posted By Rick

I look at the picture of the brake and it looks...

I look at the picture of the brake and it looks like someone setup the brake with the cam release lever open. If so loosen the cable and close the lever and readjust the brake.
09-03-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,272
Posted By Toadmeister

This thread is worthless without pics…

This thread is worthless without pics…
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