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07-17-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 393
Posted By CliffordK

1/2" and 9/16" are the THREAD SIZES... not the...

1/2" and 9/16" are the THREAD SIZES... not the flat sizes.

Typically 1/2" threaded pedals are used on kid's bikes and one-piece Ashtabula cranks.

9/16" is used on almost everything else except...
07-10-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By shelbyfv

Maybe wrap it in tape until you find one that...

Maybe wrap it in tape until you find one that suits you better.
06-25-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By tyrion

Small cog wears out the fastest, so you might try...

Small cog wears out the fastest, so you might try to not use it so much, if feasible, by using the bigger chainrings more.
06-15-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,797
Posted By Doug64

My wife and I have not used our DSLRs in the last...

My wife and I have not used our DSLRs in the last year. We have switched almost entirely over to Sony a6000 series cameras. Since we started using the Sony cameras I have taken 60,000 pictures and my...
05-27-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By caloso

https://yakima.com/products/twotimer

https://yakima.com/products/twotimer
05-20-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Inusuit

Berry Road northeast of Cheyenne. 5/19/21 ...

Berry Road northeast of Cheyenne. 5/19/21

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05-14-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 849
Posted By livedarklions

The fork is correct, the handlebars and the frame...

The fork is correct, the handlebars and the frame were installed backwards.
04-30-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By SalsaShark

This is the spring that goes around the...

This is the spring that goes around the intonation screw of the high E saddle on your Strat. Probably fell off when you snapped your string jamming some Hendrix in your garage the other night. Look...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 37,406
Posted By ThermionicScott

I feel the same now as I did back in the innocent...

I feel the same now as I did back in the innocent and carefree days of 2010 -- if you have frame clearance for 32mm tires or bigger, run them! :thumb:
03-12-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By 70sSanO

Since the bike is rose color, I suppose one could...

Since the bike is rose color, I suppose one could use axl.

John
03-08-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,003
Posted By Cyberider

I've ridden my 1999 Trek 5200 over 100,000 miles....

I've ridden my 1999 Trek 5200 over 100,000 miles. I rode it to work with a 23-mile commute for 20 years.
03-06-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,028
Posted By Darth Lefty

Funny this should come up. Last night I was at a...

Funny this should come up. Last night I was at a picnic table and I dropped a set screw into the dirt and gravel underneath. We are on a camping trip, so I went inside and got my kids magnetic blocks...
03-06-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,013
Posted By BlazingPedals

Well, since you don't keep track of your miles, I...

Well, since you don't keep track of your miles, I hope you use the extra time you have to wave at everyone.
03-03-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By Litespud

Likewise - switched to Looks in '96, practiced...

Likewise - switched to Looks in '96, practiced clicking in & out propped in a doorway for a couple of minutes, then headed out. Bit of a wobble at an early stop sign, but that was it. The "clipped-in...
03-03-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,616
Posted By HillRider

Yes you can and it's is an effective degreaser. ...

Yes you can and it's is an effective degreaser. It also an EXTREMELY flammable, explosive and toxic solvent and should NEVER be used for that purpose. Kerosene, or better yet Odorless Mineral...
Forum: Recumbent
02-28-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,277
Posted By GeezyRider

Don't you hate it when people don't read a post...

Don't you hate it when people don't read a post carefully before responding to it with a stupid suggestion? :lol:
02-24-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,425
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Posted By Helderberg

72 and my knees are giving me some issues. I have...

72 and my knees are giving me some issues. I have a gravel bike and a hybrid that I ride depending on how my back and legs feel. I ride about 10 - 12 miles at a time with a 15-mile ride once in a...
02-23-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,368
Posted By Squeeze

I finally found an older (2017) picture I've been...

I finally found an older (2017) picture I've been meaning to find and post since this thread started.

Does anyone else have a matching bicycle and snow shovel? :roflmao:
...
02-20-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By 2ering

Ahh, Spring!

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Don't you just love when the first tender shoots of a handlebar and seat...
02-18-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,134
Posted By darkhorse75

Toe overlap wouldn't be a problem for very long.

Toe overlap wouldn't be a problem for very long.
Forum: Commuting
02-14-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,086
Posted By Road commuter

Commuting by bike was the best

Just saying. Commuting can be fun!

Recently retired. Rode just over 58,000 km commuting by bike during my last 13 years. Couldn't have survived the drudgery without it lol

Ride safe!!! David
02-13-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,588
Posted By shelbyfv

Excellent sleuth! Call this one a wrap.:thumb:

Excellent sleuth! Call this one a wrap.:thumb:
02-06-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,311
Posted By sweeks

Here is the missing part! :D ...

Here is the missing part! :D

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From the Escher Cycle Werks. ;-)
02-05-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3,425
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Posted By bykemike

Me, 72 in a few weeks. This was last October on...

Me, 72 in a few weeks. This was last October on the parkway. I ride selected sections of the parkway for 4-5 weeks every year. Living in Fl it is hard to train for climbing but if you have the...
02-05-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,671
Posted By epnnf

Update: Just had eye exam: I passed! Minor...

Update: Just had eye exam: I passed! Minor tweak to my prescription, but nothing else wrong. No need to come back for two years (unless something happens). FWIW, I was examined by retna...
02-01-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By reburns

Very cool. Enjoy! FYI, it’s not unusual for...

Very cool. Enjoy!

FYI, it’s not unusual for the timing chain to be off by a tooth as a way to accommodate riders with different natural cadences.
01-26-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By Alcanbrad

+1

+1
01-21-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,686
Posted By mr_bill

Update: Vidiot claims the top speed was achieved...

Update: Vidiot claims the top speed was achieved by pedaling downhill.

Revision:

Click-bait: Idiots on e-bikes may be wicked dangerous.
Also: Idiots may be wicked dangerous while operating...
01-21-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,686
Posted By mr_bill

For those who didn't watch, bottom line: ...

For those who didn't watch, bottom line:

Click-bait: A chipped e-bike may be wicked dangerous.
Also: Idiots may be wicked dangerous.

-mr. bill
01-16-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,502
Posted By August West

Today's ride which includes 1781' of climbing is...

Today's ride which includes 1781' of climbing is pretty typical. 65.5%/34.5% - big/little.

...
01-15-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,197
Posted By aggiegrads

Hex Key Brand Comparison (photo intensive)

Inspired by Eric F 's hex key question, I decided to take some good photos of various hex key tips to try and help me articulate why I prefer some keys over others. The tip really highlights the...
01-14-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,447
Posted By downtube42

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Roadside nap on a 1000 km brevet last year. My upright buddies...
01-12-21, 03:55 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By y0x8

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01-11-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 78,201
Posted By GeneO

You look better than your Avatar!

You look better than your Avatar!
01-11-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3,425
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Posted By Merrimac

Been there, done thatógetting off, when I was...

Been there, done thatógetting off, when I was using clipless shoes for the first time. My wife and daughter witnessed the fall as my bike came to a stop in the driveway.

I'm 74, had a knee...
01-09-21, 11:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,555
Posted By mikebian

So, I'm a kind of a math geek and have been...

So, I'm a kind of a math geek and have been wanting to summarize this info for a while. If you're interested:

...
01-05-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,990
Posted By Wildwood

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Nap time at the bike corral.
01-04-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,990
Posted By veganbikes

Hay there! Hope nobody had to bale you out on...

Hay there! Hope nobody had to bale you out on that ride
12-28-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 19,630
Posted By obrentharris

As fast as I can... but my bike always gets there...

As fast as I can... but my bike always gets there before me!

I haven't figured out the tandem magic though: I always get there before my wife but she always goes just as fast as me.

Brent
12-24-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,249
Posted By Maelochs

Possibly ... but think not. In my limited...

Possibly ... but think not.

In my limited half-century of road-riding experience, it Seems (no science here, folks ... move along) that most drivers tolerate cyclists, and while they get annoyed...
12-20-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By wiliermdb

New to the tandem world.

I've been cycling for 37 years and just recently purchased a hybrid style tandem second hand. It's nothing fancy and I swapped out the grip shift for thumb shifters, got rid of the heavy white wall...
12-17-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,929
Posted By Reflector Guy

50s and 60s in mid-December? That ain't cold. ...

50s and 60s in mid-December? That ain't cold.

Although I do remember the first time I visited California.... It was L.A., in February. It was gorgeous crystal clear blue sky, mild temperatures,...
Forum: Recumbent
12-04-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 31,409
Posted By boilermaker1

In "The Wild Bunch" Ben Johnson said tandem meant...

In "The Wild Bunch" Ben Johnson said tandem meant "one behind t'other", not side by side.
11-29-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,165
Posted By ThatsOK Cyril

Fascinating! I had a 79 Super LeTour but didnít...

Fascinating! I had a 79 Super LeTour but didnít know it woulda been Mississippi built. My seat tube came unbrazed at the BB and it was replaced by a Voyager 11.8 which I believe was built by...
11-29-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Trsnrtr

The great Christmas Massacre: ...

The great Christmas Massacre:


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11-26-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 78,201
Posted By Oldsledz

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Riding with my Granddaughter this summer.
11-22-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 847
Posted By born2pdl

Thank You

Starting this Thanksgiving week. I'm thankful for y'all, for your support and help to one another. I'm thankful for my lovely wife of 32 years (not a record but a pretty good start), and ~18k tandem...
11-15-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By Montag311

Kind of Proud of My Wrenching Skills

With my road bike having 20,000+ miles and my rear shifting being pretty sloppy this year, I decided to replace my brake/shift levers, rear derailleur, large chainring, and all of the associated...
11-12-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By canklecat

Shoe Goo or superglue in the cut on the external...

Shoe Goo or superglue in the cut on the external surface. A self-sticking tube patch on the inside if you're worried about the nick penetrating the puncture shield or casing. I've done that on some...
11-12-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By woodcraft

Shoe Goo, but I'll try RTV silicone.

Shoe Goo, but I'll try RTV silicone.
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