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Forum: Foo
08-01-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9,631
Views: 1,241,881
Posted By chewybrian

https://i.imgur.com/jd62H3y.gifv These guys...

https://i.imgur.com/jd62H3y.gifv

These guys are friends and they were in a 'playoff' (jumpoff?) for the gold in the high jump. They both missed an attempt at the same height. The judge is...
07-28-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,685
Posted By caloso

Roundabouts seem to be like the metric system and...

Roundabouts seem to be like the metric system and universal healthcare: Americans can’t seem to figure them out even though it’s just normal everywhere else in the world.
07-25-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By terrymorse

The Find My...

The Find My (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/find-my/id1514844621) app on the iPhone does just that. I share my location with my wife, and she shares her location with me. Very simple and reliable. You...
Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9,631
Views: 1,241,881
Posted By J.Higgins

That's not easy to look at. Looks like a...

That's not easy to look at. Looks like a crossbreed between a dog and some gamer kid living in Gramma's cellar.
07-21-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By wesmamyke

Some old 5 or 6spd freewheel Schwinn bikes had a...

Some old 5 or 6spd freewheel Schwinn bikes had a double dork disc on both sides of the cogs. Don't think I've encountered that setup anywhere else.
...
07-17-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By Wildwood

NOT a 50+ Forum jersey thread, or 65+ thread jersey

The 50+ Forum jersey seemed ... immature for my age.
The 60+; and 65+ Thread jerseys never happened.

So, ……sometimes you just take things into your own hands.

I like wool for Puget Sound...
07-17-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 852
Posted By Chuck M

Make an offer. If you pay less than what it is...

Make an offer. If you pay less than what it is worth you get a bargain. If you get more than it is worth you come out ahead. How can you lose?
07-17-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By suri

Cervelo r5 power meter

Thanks folks for the multiple suggestions. After evaluating these I went for the Assioma pedal meter - the other options needed some tweaks to the crank, so just went for the simplest option! (btw...
07-16-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,141
Posted By SteelBanana

Minute's up! I always try for The Brown Town Push...

Minute's up! I always try for The Brown Town Push Down before a ride. We have bidet toilet seats at home like civilized people. :lol:
07-15-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,141
Posted By 70sSanO

Is that like trying to fit 4,536 grams into a...

Is that like trying to fit 4,536 grams into a 2,268 gram bag?

John
07-15-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,650
Posted By Rdmonster69

A stache of that magnitude obviously makes you...

A stache of that magnitude obviously makes you much faster. It is very aero and the wind gods recognize awesomeness !!
07-14-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Maybe a bit of tedious filing with a small...

Maybe a bit of tedious filing with a small triangular (or whatever else works) file and make the lock ring fit the FR 5.2?
Sounds like it's going to be a destructive removal eventually, but maybe...
07-12-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,040
Posted By ColonelSanders

If you could add some more deep reds, and...

If you could add some more deep reds, and predominately white bikes with the Giant logo in various colours, it would be a vast improvement over all the black & grey bikes that look so bland and that...
07-12-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By Darth Lefty

Half a millimeter? or like .025in. What the hell...

Half a millimeter? or like .025in. What the hell awful sealant doesn't take care of that?
07-09-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,024
Posted By tomato coupe

This thread offers soooooo many opportunities. ...

This thread offers soooooo many opportunities. But, is it worth the price of a one week suspension?
07-05-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Korina

bike-powered car. for real.

You can't make this stuff up. :eek: :foo: :roflmao2:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMVE-ZX058w&t=718s
07-05-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By cuda2k

VeloBase.com - 2021 Update Thread

Decided to start a fresh thread for status / updates on the renewed (and hopefully lasting) improvements progress. As mentioned in the 'VeloBase.com is Gone' thread - I just pre-paid for three years...
07-02-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Koyote

As I understand it, the UK has rather specific...

As I understand it, the UK has rather specific policies regarding warranties; have you consulted them?

If your frame is essentially obsolete, you might be able to wangle a discount on a new...
06-29-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 680
Posted By cthenn

First of all, great comment, super...

First of all, great comment, super helpful:rolleyes:. I would ask if you have anything useful to contribute to the discussion, but I can see by your location (Illinois) that you probably don't. Never...
06-29-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,674
Posted By pdlamb

On the twelfth day back on the site, bikeforums...

On the twelfth day back on the site, bikeforums gave to me:
12 brand new chain lubes
11 best clothing threads
10 better tires
9 best gravel bikes
8 sweaty helmets
7 lightest bicycles
6 where...
06-28-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,000
Posted By livedarklions

I don't think it's a matter of missing the point,...

I don't think it's a matter of missing the point, it's just not what the video was about. A lot of people are weight shaving because they think it's going to make them substantially faster, which it...
06-28-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,000
Posted By kahn

Only as long as the color is right! :rolleyes:

Only as long as the color is right! :rolleyes:
06-25-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By spelger

i think the OP would just get a virtual booboo at...

i think the OP would just get a virtual booboo at virtual speed.

try craig's list for something cheap. there is usually plenty. or you can get one of those Euro bikes i've read about on amazon.
06-24-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By ksryder

No, but that won't stop this thread from reaching...

No, but that won't stop this thread from reaching 10 pages of arguments about the various aero gains from shorter vs. longer valve stems.

I'm kidding but no, valve stem length won't make a...
06-24-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By Paul Barnard

Another one like the one you had.

Another one like the one you had.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,244
Posted By krakhaus

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they...

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they say you can't ride with them, but you do anyway, then you crash. I think you made their point quite well.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,244
Posted By colnago62

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend...

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend to try to reduce that as much as possible. Around here, if you showed up with no helmet to an organized ride without signing the waiver, you would be...
Forum: Foo
06-22-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9,631
Views: 1,241,881
Posted By Squeeze

He doesn't want to get bugs in his teeth.

He doesn't want to get bugs in his teeth.
06-17-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By adamrice

The dropout isn't weird, but that looks like an...

The dropout isn't weird, but that looks like an anti-theft skewer, which is what I guess you are interested in. Specifically, it looks like a Pinhead skewer. You'll need a tool that's keyed to the...
06-16-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By terrymorse

It's always a good idea to start with the...

It's always a good idea to start with the official Shimano instructions.

Note the parts I've highlighted:

...
06-13-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Moe Zhoost

It's for a Dunlop valve. Outer stem ...

It's for a Dunlop valve.

Outer stem
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/116x212/116px_dunlop_valve_adb8133eea0f50681e5efb3c99c16695199a0be8.jpg

Inner plug with tube installed...
06-12-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,957
Posted By Ed Wiser

Well when I started doing group rides there was...

Well when I started doing group rides there was someone designated to. Ride at the back with in riders. It was a task I did often. After retiring and getting back in to club rides again things have...
06-10-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,771
Posted By Shimagnolo

Especially if it was colored blue!:thumb:

Especially if it was colored blue!:thumb:
06-10-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,771
Posted By Koyote

if only Walter White had known how much he could...

if only Walter White had known how much he could get for a good chain lube.
06-03-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,329
Posted By bargainguy

The problem is that if someone hacks your ebay...

The problem is that if someone hacks your ebay acccount, or if ebay itself gets hacked, instant access to your checking account. Again, no thanks.
06-02-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,329
Posted By bargainguy

The advantage of ebay is selling to a global...

The advantage of ebay is selling to a global market.

The disadvantage of ebay is the opportunity to be defrauded by the global market.

The fee structure isn't my problem - it's the managed...
06-02-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 731
Posted By mfc101

<chuckle> Not sure I understand the...

<chuckle> Not sure I understand the 'aesthetical' argument ... road bikes are inherently ugly (compared to, say, recumbents, racing bikes, or a Dutch commuter bike). :-)
05-30-21, 05:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,411
Posted By indyfabz

I really donít know clouds at all.

I really donít know clouds at all.
05-28-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,943
Posted By Eric F

Maybe it's just me, but I would not - under any...

Maybe it's just me, but I would not - under any circumstances - trust my braking reliability on a part that costs $0.83. Do they make something more reliable? Yes - frames and forks that are...
05-27-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,524
Posted By cb400bill

Please, let's not talk about any details of the...

Please, let's not talk about any details of the accident.

https://www.bikeforums.net/advocacy-safety/784360-if-you-ve-been-hit-motor-vehicle-all-members-read.html
05-27-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,524
Posted By GhostRider62

Get an attorney

Get an attorney
05-25-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By OldTryGuy

PSA -- Hoping Y'all have made sure the XR is not...

PSA -- Hoping Y'all have made sure the XR is not a RECALLED VERSION???

https://www.singlecare.com/blog/news/metformin-recall-fda/
05-21-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By Ti473

I was fully prepared to eat crow and apologize if...

I was fully prepared to eat crow and apologize if I sounded like an arrogant prick (sorry, I tend to be cranky when I have bike issues, no pun intended), but I apologize regardless if I came off that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,586
Posted By babyboomer

By the time I left the mechanic's last Tuesday, I...

By the time I left the mechanic's last Tuesday, I was confident that I'd left my bike in good hands. He told me that he'd have it ready in time for a weekend ride. "I'll call you with any news", he...
05-14-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By Aagra1207

i am in north York Ontario Canada..😊

i am in north York Ontario Canada..😊
05-12-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By Bill in VA

Some of the larger rack mount lights and even...

Some of the larger rack mount lights and even some of the smaller seatpost or seat stay lights have reflectors built in. B&M lights and other Euro lights are good for this, as it the "Greatful Red"...
05-12-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,304
Posted By PRainC

Kings Mountain Road - Harassment by man driving black RAM truck

Me and my friend riding up Kings Mountain Road in Woodside on Sat May 8, 2021 in the morning around 9AM. There were construction on the side of the road so we rode a little more in the lane. This guy...
05-11-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By Toadmeister

It’s like your trying to seek out porn when you...

It’s like your trying to seek out porn when you can just get the real thing instead?
05-07-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By Iride01

I think you should replace your chain with a...

I think you should replace your chain with a chain. <grin>
05-01-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By 70sSanO

You forgot to tell him to get off your lawn. ...

You forgot to tell him to get off your lawn.

John
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