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12-15-23, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,181
Posted By KerryIrons

Clicks tied to your pedaling can come from -...

Clicks tied to your pedaling can come from

- BB (grease all threads in contact with the frame and BB, all metal to metal contact surfaces, and torque to the recommended settings, which can be...
11-19-23, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,710
Posted By cyclic_eric

Well LV2TNDM, you've now just added to my bucket...

Well LV2TNDM, you've now just added to my bucket list. I looked up the epic Stelvio Pass, an iconic road - plus they shut down the road once a year - only bicyclists allowed.
I don't know how...
11-15-23, 06:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,372
Posted By noimagination

Your poll doesn't cover all of the options. ...

Your poll doesn't cover all of the options. Unfortunately, there's an obnoxious sub-set of riders who replace the tube and leave the punctured one lying on the shoulder. Probably the same people...
10-20-23, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By Calsun

Different perspective in Europe

There is the notion that making cites better for people is important and if that means putting the needs of bicyclists and pedestrians ahead of those of motorists and their vehicles, well that is for...
10-06-23, 12:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,590
Posted By mstateglfr

Brooks C17. Its the B17, but one letter more. ...

Brooks C17. Its the B17, but one letter more.

Seriously though, there is no break-in period, no covering it due to moisture, no pointing it nose up 20deg, etc etc. And its the same effective...
09-13-23, 12:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,273
Posted By JW Fas

Not necessarily. A guilty verdict for a crime...

Not necessarily. A guilty verdict for a crime must be rendered in a court of law, but the criminal case does not determine whether a collision was an accident. An officer's radar gun can verify the...
09-03-23, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,710
Posted By HTupolev

Due to this thread, I decided to finally grab The...

Due to this thread, I decided to finally grab The Bicycle Wheel. In addition to The Data Book and a copy of whatever the book the thread is about is called.

https://i.imgur.com/blG93kd.jpg
08-28-23, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,710
Posted By ThermionicScott

You'll definitely dig the accounts of Jobst...

You'll definitely dig the accounts of Jobst hanging out with Cino! :thumb:
...
08-28-23, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,710
Posted By cinelliguy

Jobst was into gravel and touring/adventure...

Jobst was into gravel and touring/adventure riding decades before any of the mainstream caught on. Like, Stevio when it was gravel, then, heading for the Gavia which was also gravel...the same day.
...
08-28-23, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,710
Posted By cinelliguy

Mine arrived today, beautiful book. I will be...

Mine arrived today, beautiful book. I will be reading through it on the flight to Paris tomorrow in order to ride in the Pyrenees by Friday.

Guy
08-28-23, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,710
Posted By thumpism

I was lucky enough to get a Praktikum at BMW in...

I was lucky enough to get a Praktikum at BMW in the summer of '79 through my school's German department where I got a minor. I was initially supposed to work at Opel near Frankfurt but that was...
08-27-23, 09:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,538
Posted By velomateo

I have used my rollers for winter training for...

I have used my rollers for winter training for many years now. Starting out you definitely need to have something nearby to brace yourself, but I think a doorway may be a little confining. I ride...
08-27-23, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,710
Posted By ThermionicScott

New book day: "JOBST BRANDT RIDE BIKE!"

First off, I'm not actually sure if the title is "Jobst Brandt Ride Bike!", "Ride Bike!", "Jobst Brandt!", or just "Jobst", since Isola Press uses many combinations of those words to refer to it:...
08-26-23, 07:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,538
Posted By steelbikeguy

I used to have a set of Weyless rollers. These...

I used to have a set of Weyless rollers. These had a set of steps/platforms attached on each side, making it trivial to put a foot down when you felt you were about to fall off on a side. It was...
08-23-23, 08:52 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,076
Posted By The Thin Man

Right!? The builder list is serious business and...

Right!? The builder list is serious business and the vendor list is just as bonkers. Many of the brands we all know and love on this, *gasp* very sub forum! And as far as I remember, the word...
08-23-23, 08:13 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,076
Posted By merziac

Then by all means, get on with it. :roflmao2:

Then by all means, get on with it. :roflmao2:
08-10-23, 01:45 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,395
Posted By big john

I used to wear those. The last pair I had was...

I used to wear those. The last pair I had was left on top of my car and probably ended up in the middle of the street.

I used Oakley M frames for years after that until my eyes started needing...
08-10-23, 10:11 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,395
Posted By cyclic_eric

The master: ...

The master:
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/554x850/andyhampstead_c0954d2528692f7d4817cb22ad9f4411aaf7b7fd.jpg

Anybody know where I can get those? :lol:
08-10-23, 08:53 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,395
Posted By indyfabz

Am I the only one who remembers this guy and his...

Am I the only one who remembers this guy and his glasses?

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTnWrHh_bnAtORilR_vkfPAjfjn-VzMGpyH-Sbky64EGAllTtvDVWGEP7vC-pwOZXkkCJs&usqp=CAU
08-09-23, 05:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,669
Posted By Peruano

Bikes hung on the back of automobiles...

Bikes hung on the back of automobiles occasionally dangle close enought to exhaust pipes to suffer from exhaust. Result sidewall damage and bulge. Watch your dangle.
08-08-23, 02:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,669
Posted By 79pmooney

Deflate, push the valve stem in, pump up and...

Deflate, push the valve stem in, pump up and report back.
08-08-23, 02:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,669
Posted By 79pmooney

Tubed or tubeless? If tubed, did you push the...

Tubed or tubeless? If tubed, did you push the valve in after mounting the tire to ensure it was inserted full beyond the tire bead? This sounds like the tire sitting on the valve/tube interface...
08-07-23, 08:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,936
Posted By Wildwood

If a 'lightweight' road bike (that's really all...

If a 'lightweight' road bike (that's really all I've ridden much as an adult) from the '70s, '80s, '90s, 00's, 10's, or 20's is in good condition with nice tires - I would be happy to ride it. Maybe...
08-06-23, 03:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,335
Posted By BlazingPedals

There are plenty of videos showing drivers...

There are plenty of videos showing drivers treating stop signs as, at best, a yield. It's infuriating because the same drivers point at bicyclists as being scofflaws for doing the same thing. Just a...
08-06-23, 08:41 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,335
Posted By TakingMyTime

Don't get me started. The total disregard so...

Don't get me started. The total disregard so many drivers have for the stop signs in my neighbor hood is incredible. I have been stopped, in my car only to have someone approach from another...
08-04-23, 08:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,316
Posted By SkinGriz

Imagine owning a car that needs software updates...

Imagine owning a car that needs software updates just to drive it. Then the company goes bankrupt.
08-01-23, 01:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,563
Posted By FBinNY

Distracted driving will only get worse. ...

Distracted driving will only get worse.

Those of us who came of age when transistor radios were a novelty are used to living without constant inputs. But, as I look around I see more people...
07-31-23, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,513
Posted By bboy314

One resource I forgot to mention: ...

One resource I forgot to mention:

https://www.tandemclassifieds.com/

will help reach the very limited market for these.
06-13-23, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By Chester

Some of the replies to that Facebook posting are...

Some of the replies to that Facebook posting are really startling. I feel like I'm pretty jaded about how the masses see cyclists and the hostility that gets aimed at cyclists, but I'm still taken...
05-02-23, 01:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,116
Posted By livedarklions

The gist of the article is that Black people live...

The gist of the article is that Black people live in places where bicycle safety is sacrificed because there's too much emphasis on cars getting through.. Pretty much the exact same phenomenon as...
05-01-23, 12:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,116
Posted By livedarklions

Where did you get those numbers? They're not even...

Where did you get those numbers? They're not even close to right.

NYC has an estimated 550,000 bike trips per day!

https://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/bicyclists/cyclinginthecity.shtml

As to...
05-01-23, 10:35 AM
05-01-23, 10:33 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,116
Posted By livedarklions

The distribution of the infrastructure is just a...

The distribution of the infrastructure is just a coincidence?
04-30-23, 06:04 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,116
Posted By mschwett

it literally says right in the clip above. ...

it literally says right in the clip above.

here's the full text: https://www.ajpmonline.org/article/S0749-3797(22)00155-6/fulltext

if you actually gave a **** (rather than figuring you could...
04-30-23, 05:45 PM
04-30-23, 12:46 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,116
Posted By retswerb

This isn't a "racial thread", whatever that means...

This isn't a "racial thread", whatever that means anyway. It's an article about the lack of safety on bikes being experienced by certain members of our community, pointing out that one of the reasons...
04-28-23, 11:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,969
Posted By urbanknight

At least an F bomb never crippled or killed...

At least an F bomb never crippled or killed anyone.
04-28-23, 11:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,969
Posted By urbanknight

Distracted driving needs to be treated like drunk...

Distracted driving needs to be treated like drunk driving. Fines, jail time, and suspended license. Killing someone on a repeated offense counts as murder. To me, the biggest problem in this country...
04-18-23, 01:46 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,425
Posted By tomato coupe

Any serious nuclear power waxes their missiles.

Any serious nuclear power waxes their missiles.
04-17-23, 09:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,658
Posted By Bob Ross

What product is S&S Machine Works' bread &...

What product is S&S Machine Works' bread & butter?

[edit: nevermind, I just looked at their website. Holy crap, bicycle frame couplers are definitely a niche market for them!]
04-16-23, 07:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,516
Posted By Crankycrank

I always prefer the cloth "Velox" tape. Seems to...

I always prefer the cloth "Velox" tape. Seems to protect longer against spoke hole damage as it doesn't crack or split over time. Just measure the width of your current rim tape and find the matching...
04-15-23, 06:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,587
Posted By fooferdoggie

bike lanes are not for cars.

this is a first for us we were on our tandem.
NSFW - language
https://youtu.be/IuHlV-rkbXE
04-11-23, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,696
Posted By cthenn

I hate the way these stories are written. ...

I hate the way these stories are written. Literally says "was killed after his bicycle collided with a car". You mean, after he was run over from behind? If both were going the same direction, the...
04-11-23, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By Kontact

Or maybe it was just easy when the dropouts had...

Or maybe it was just easy when the dropouts had the paint worn off.
Forum: Commuting
04-01-23, 01:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,170
Posted By CrankyOne

The finished ramp. Overall it's worked out well....

The finished ramp. Overall it's worked out well. Some will ride up/down, some just down. I'll ride a bakfiets down it but have only gone up once or twice. Pedals on oma/opa clear OK, pedals on...
03-26-23, 10:20 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,011
Posted By curbtender

Raced a guy on a Flexi with a soapbox derby cart...

Raced a guy on a Flexi with a soapbox derby cart that had won first place in a local competition. Got dusted. Then again, he ended up head first into a curb at the bottom of the hill.
03-25-23, 10:39 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,011
Posted By retswerb

Just looked up the Flexy Racer - now that looks...

Just looked up the Flexy Racer - now that looks like a terrible idea and a great time!
Riding Flexi Racers in La Jolla - Via Capri and Hillside Drive - YouTube
03-14-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,011
Posted By RCMoeur

About 40 years ago, on my Raleigh Pro Mk IV, on a...

About 40 years ago, on my Raleigh Pro Mk IV, on a long 8% descent coming back from the end of the pavement on AZ 88 back toward Tortilla Flat with a decent tailwind, I was in a full tuck riding with...
03-13-23, 12:49 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,673
Posted By smd4

Update: Shimano v. Campagnolo v. SRAM. ...

Update: Shimano v. Campagnolo v. SRAM.

Better? :thumb:
02-10-23, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By fooferdoggie

man thats a lot. but we are usually 25 miles from...

man thats a lot. but we are usually 25 miles from home as thats as far as we can get and get back under our own power.
Battery with all the cables to charge anything I went to tubeless so now carry...
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