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12-25-22, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Germany_chris

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,064
Posted By urbanknight

A looooooong time ago, I read an article that...

A looooooong time ago, I read an article that claimed that, while there is no set formula, a higher cadence should accompany a higher wattage output. It made sense to me, and I now noticed that I was...
12-04-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5,317
Views: 3,741,982
Posted By jaseyjase

First shake down ...

First shake down

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12-01-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,263
Posted By Koyote

He averaged "more than 2,000km of cycling per...

He averaged "more than 2,000km of cycling per month, much of it on indoors on a turbo trainer."

I'm surprised he didn't die of boredom.
12-01-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,263
Posted By 70sSanO

My wife was getting chest pain when riding. After...

My wife was getting chest pain when riding. After some tests, she had heart valve replacement and is fine.

It is not the obsession, it is the reluctance to seek medical care/diagnosis when an...
12-01-22, 01:03 PM
11-28-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 377,873
Posted By jonathanf2

Chino Hills State Park on the Thanksgiving...

Chino Hills State Park on the Thanksgiving Holiday:
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11-27-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Absolutely. Our group has been riding 3 different...

Absolutely. Our group has been riding 3 different routes, same start and finish point, for I don't remember how long . . . We have names for the groups: Rabbits, Goldilocks, and Laughers. This is a...
11-26-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,756
Posted By VegasJen

I'm baaaack.

Didja miss me?

For those of you who remember, I didn't get run off after my last thread (hating on cycling shoes). What happened was just days after my last post I crashed. Broke my right wrist...
11-26-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By Trakhak

One of the strongest of the several wunderkind...

One of the strongest of the several wunderkind riders who have been outrageously successful over the last few seasons of pro racing follows a training program that's easy for even us older folk to...
11-25-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By zandoval

Anybody remember Beth and Eric Heiden?

Anybody remember Beth and Eric Heiden?
11-25-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By jonathanf2

Most users on BF have no clue about alternative...

Most users on BF have no clue about alternative groupsets from China, I honestly wouldn't bother asking. I think the Sensah SRX has been fairly proven and is also used in the US under State Bicycle's...
11-23-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5,317
Views: 3,741,982
Posted By jaseyjase

My 26r hardtail conversion. ...

My 26r hardtail conversion.

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11-22-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,205
Posted By rsbob

Forgot to mention that since I have been taking...

Forgot to mention that since I have been taking Vit D for years. It is so part of my routine, I completely forgot about it. Am re-reading the Midlife Cyclist again. So much good info but a lot of...
11-22-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By Bald Paul

Change in plans (getting back into shape)

After a year of almost no riding (only about 250 miles total) I'm now able to start up again.
At my age (70) a year off takes more of a toll on your conditioning than it used to.
I've finding...
11-21-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,205
Posted By rsbob

My energy has returned

I have always been a supplement skeptic and had the point of view that (no, this is not an infomercial) that they were a complete waste of money/placebo and/or were ultimately unhealthy. After a...
11-21-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 841
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I measure with my legs, getting my knee bend...

I measure with my legs, getting my knee bend right. I use the heel-on-pedal method to start with and then fine tune by feel. I get one bike right, then use the same method of measurement to transfer...
11-21-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By kjarrett

You've hit on my main, let's say, area of...

You've hit on my main, let's say, area of interest/curiosity. Now that the build is finished, I will see how it feels and explore the whole tire pressure issue. But I will be carrying two spare tubes...
11-21-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By kjarrett

Great story! Univega's from the late 80s and...

Great story! Univega's from the late 80s and early 90s are fantastic bikes, especially the steel ones. I have an Alpina 503 that I've set up as a single speed. Love it.

Finished the build today,...
11-21-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By zandoval

So what really is a gravel bike? Gone are the...

So what really is a gravel bike? Gone are the days where the bike ya just happened to ride on gravel was called a gravel bike. Now days it is a category of bike that appears to be getting more and...
11-21-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 377,873
Posted By Eric F

https://i.imgur.com/ETB9IJt.jpg ...

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11-21-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By kjarrett

Thanks so much, Yuri. I am finishing the build...

Thanks so much, Yuri. I am finishing the build right now. Pretty excited to get this thing out for a spin! Other than tires, I have maybe $100 into this project so far.

I had a Deore 9 speed...
11-19-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 277,069
Posted By jonathanf2

I just added some budget L-Twoo GR9 11 speed 1x...

I just added some budget L-Twoo GR9 11 speed 1x shifters to my latest roadie/gravel build. The shifters are paired with a Shimano GRX 400 RD, 11-32t cassette and GRX 600 42t 1x crankset. They are...
11-19-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 377,873
Posted By l3m4nt

During a 3-day bike-packing trip somewhere around...

During a 3-day bike-packing trip somewhere around the Belgian and German border ...
(region: Eiffel/High fens)

...
11-18-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 277,069
Posted By jonathanf2

I've been searching for the perfect SPD gravel...

I've been searching for the perfect SPD gravel pedal (for me) and I think I found it. Most the SPD pedals I've found are too heavy or bulky. These are Wellgo Xpedo RF-S1 SPD single sided pedals. They...
11-17-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 844
Posted By rumrunn6

just a few short weeks before days start getting...

just a few short weeks before days start getting longer again
11-15-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 377,873
Posted By jonny wong

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11-14-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 377,873
Posted By Eric F

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11-13-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 377,873
Posted By lasauge

Overlooking part of the Conejo Canyons Open Space...

Overlooking part of the Conejo Canyons Open Space and Newbury Park from the north:
...
11-13-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5,317
Views: 3,741,982
Posted By scotch

2022 Kona Rove LTD

My first 650b bike. So far I love it, and the GRX 810 2x shifts like a dream.

...
11-13-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5,317
Views: 3,741,982
Posted By mikehuangsd

. here's another 1x9 drop-bar conversion, this...

.
here's another 1x9 drop-bar conversion, this one based on an old steel Nishiki hybrid:
...
11-13-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,744
Posted By jonathanf2

I did some more hill climbing this weekend. I've...

I did some more hill climbing this weekend. I've been riding with some very strong and young riders lately. Some who race and compete as well, so it's been good training. In fact I don't really like...
11-12-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,261
Posted By Korina

A lovely photo essay on bicycles

So beautiful. Makes me want to ride my bike, if it wasn't raining. :)

https://stevemccurry.blog/2022/09/22/the-noblest-invention/
11-11-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5,317
Views: 3,741,982
Posted By Eric F

First ride today on this new (to me) beast. So...

First ride today on this new (to me) beast. So much fun!
...
11-11-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,300
Posted By work4bike

I eat weeds, for the most part. :thumb: Too many...

I eat weeds, for the most part. :thumb: Too many to list, but one of my favorite weeds is coming into season now***, which I'm finding all over my yard. I usually just mix them into my soup, salads...
11-11-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,020
Posted By big john

I sweat a lot and I have corroded the cable stops...

I sweat a lot and I have corroded the cable stops more than half way through on an aluminum frame. Also corroded the top tube pretty bad on a steel frame because the paint was worn away by the brake...
11-11-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By delbiker1

What we think matters not, Caveat Emptor. Accept...

What we think matters not, Caveat Emptor. Accept that you made the mistake, regardless of the seller's description, deal with it the best way you can, and move on.
11-10-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 377,873
Posted By Inusuit

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11-10-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,357
Posted By Herzlos

The GRVL120 would be my bike of choice then, if...

The GRVL120 would be my bike of choice then, if you can find it in stock: https://www.decathlon.com/collections/all-road-bikes/products/gravel-bike-bicycle?
(The only reason I have a Giant Revolt 1...
11-10-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 377,873
Posted By kuroba

First proper gravel ride on my Canyon Grizl 6. ...

First proper gravel ride on my Canyon Grizl 6.
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11-10-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 377,873
Posted By Clipped_in

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11-10-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,357
Posted By prj71

https://www.framedbikes.com/collections/gravel-bik...

https://www.framedbikes.com/collections/gravel-bikes
11-09-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 14,189
Posted By livedarklions

I'm always struck in these conversations about...

I'm always struck in these conversations about how differently people view MUPs. The ones I ride on can safely accommodate 20+ mph speeds (I pedal that fast a lot). I occasionally see people riding...
11-09-22, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5,317
Views: 3,741,982
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Girlfriend wanted to avail of the "bike to work"...

Girlfriend wanted to avail of the "bike to work" scheme (a tax incentive from the govt to encourage bike commuting), and she got a 2022 Cinelli Zydeco.

2022 Cinelli Zydeco...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By Tomm Willians

New Road/Endurance bike day !

Brought home my new Road/Endurance bike to replace my faithful 2011 Orbea Terra. After many happy miles, I simply needed a bike with disc brakes as the rim brakes just didnít cut it anymore.
I...
11-07-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,778
Posted By gobicycling

Aging as we go

Well, I made it to 83yo today. 22 years more than my dad. Many changes past 3+ years in our lives, but we keep plodding on. Too many of my friends are no longer with us. I still bike, swim, walk,...
11-07-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4,788
Views: 744,859
Posted By Biker395

Bottle House. ...

Bottle House.

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11-07-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 377,873
Posted By partyanimal

From some recent adventures in Connecticut and...

From some recent adventures in Connecticut and upstate NY....
11-07-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4,788
Views: 744,859
Posted By t2p

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11-07-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4,788
Views: 744,859
Posted By Altair 4

Saturday morning ride on the North Shore of...

Saturday morning ride on the North Shore of Pittsburgh.
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