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Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-24, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By bampilot06

No. You wonít. More expensive chains are...

No. You wonít. More expensive chains are typically lighter, which in your case would not help your ride.
01-26-24, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 768
Posted By rbrides

I use a standard tire lever to initially get the...

I use a standard tire lever to initially get the bead over the rim, then remove by hand. I can always get them on by hand.
01-25-24, 09:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,972
Posted By Leisesturm

O.p. is being extremely contrary if they imagine...

O.p. is being extremely contrary if they imagine they can get a 'quality', cry once, loaded with current braking and Bosch technology for "under $2K". Not happening. A gas powered mini-bike is...
01-25-24, 10:03 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,012
Posted By john m flores

Thanks for all the feedback and advice everyone!...

Thanks for all the feedback and advice everyone! I'm just waiting for everyone to agree to how to do it before proceeding. I kid.

I did buy the older (cheaper?) Park Tool and it's waiting for me....
01-25-24, 07:59 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,228
Posted By Maelochs

I was a proponent of "thinnest/hardest" for a...

I was a proponent of "thinnest/hardest" for a very long time. I do not find I am any slower on 28s at 90 or so than 23s at 125 or so .....

The "science" is actually Science ... as in, people did a...
01-25-24, 07:49 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,228
Posted By Iride01

If you are happy with it then that's all that...

If you are happy with it then that's all that really matters. We are allowed to do our own thing. Now if you want to say you are better than any other, then you will have to prove it.

Though many...
01-25-24, 02:25 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,012
Posted By SurferRosa

Still knocking the mud off.

Still knocking the mud off.
01-24-24, 11:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By brennie

Finished 3Rensho Specialized Sequoia

I recently finished building up the Sequoia and I thought I'd share.

I think all that it's missing is a Specialized flag triple crank and a saddle bag. If anyone has either of those feel free to...
01-24-24, 08:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,972
Posted By Kai Winters

I've had the extreme displeasure of working on...

I've had the extreme displeasure of working on several 'farm use' ebikes this season and don't recommend them at all. They are not built for the hard use/abuse they will encounter.
The ones I worked...
01-23-24, 10:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,012
Posted By FBinNY

Doing emergency repairs in the field, I'd put a...

Doing emergency repairs in the field, I'd put a hex key into the RD mounting bolt and muscle it home by eye, adding the RD cage as my guide.

But, yes, a vice grip would be my absolutely last...
01-23-24, 02:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,012
Posted By Polaris OBark

New Jersey, but admittedly he hasn't specified...

New Jersey, but admittedly he hasn't specified which exit.
01-23-24, 10:37 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,165
Posted By Eric F

Despite his tremendous flaws, Armstrong brought a...

Despite his tremendous flaws, Armstrong brought a lot of visibility and money into the sport, and the sport is still benefiting from that shift. You want Trek removed from pro cycling? Nonsense. What...
01-23-24, 12:25 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,165
Posted By Maelochs

Lots of Win here ... glad I found this thread. ...

Lots of Win here ... glad I found this thread.
Who needs Larrysellerz when we have lance and Locktite?
01-22-24, 10:32 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,165
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Perhaps,some counseling would be helpful.

Perhaps,some counseling would be helpful.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-24, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,037
Posted By Koyote

In my book, yeah. But I can't speak for shelbyfv .

In my book, yeah. But I can't speak for shelbyfv .
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-24, 07:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,037
Posted By seypat

It's acceptable now, even fashionable. ...

It's acceptable now, even fashionable.

https://www.fashiontimes.com/black-brown-10494
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-24, 06:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,037
Posted By crklein3

This looks interesting. Nice looking saddles....

This looks interesting. Nice looking saddles. Does anyone have any experience with these saddles. I could match the seat with the tape and get approval from shelbfv.
01-21-24, 03:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,179
Posted By badger1

This thing will surely be moved to either A&S or...

This thing will surely be moved to either A&S or P&R (it would fit in either; certainly doesn't belong here)?
01-21-24, 06:08 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,165
Posted By indyfabz

Iíd buy less of it, but I canít, because I donít...

Iíd buy less of it, but I canít, because I donít buy any now, because itís meh.
01-20-24, 11:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,179
Posted By tomato coupe

So, bikes are smaller than cars?

So, bikes are smaller than cars?
01-20-24, 07:31 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,165
Posted By bike eagle

I had to google "Yuengling beer controversy." ...

I had to google "Yuengling beer controversy." Thanks for the tip. I'll have to buy even more of it now.
01-20-24, 06:27 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,695
Posted By indyfabz

An example of a hearty camp meal after a pretty...

An example of a hearty camp meal after a pretty tough day from MA into NY.

Farfalle with some sort of sausage, sautťed garlic and shallot, red sauce and fresh spinach.
...
01-20-24, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 353
Posted By Koyote

What's the problem with your current derailleur?

What's the problem with your current derailleur?
01-19-24, 05:32 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,925
Posted By Chuck M

Maybe Shimano is a more recognizable brand to...

Maybe Shimano is a more recognizable brand to Walmart shoppers than Campagnolo.
01-19-24, 05:16 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,165
Posted By Polaris OBark

How strong is the evidence that...

How strong is the evidence that performance-enhancing drugs are in fact performance-enhancing?
01-19-24, 04:52 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,165
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Perfect response to a ridiculous 13 year old...

Perfect response to a ridiculous 13 year old thread, A ridiculous response.
01-19-24, 02:05 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,165
Posted By mstateglfr

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x300/4f25f69d_62eb_490a_bc22_0998ecdda5b1_text_4941257ce257180a5bbfa403a55dd1cdb07eb1e5.gif

And yet- it totally tracks for you.
01-19-24, 01:56 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,165
Posted By indyfabz

It turned straight to vinegar.

It turned straight to vinegar.
01-18-24, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By SharpByCoop

Inexpensive Studio Photography Setup

I have been enjoying myself immensely in the past year restoring mostly Chicago-era Schwinns.

Like you, I like to share my hard work and love for bikes. ALL bikes.

I'm a professional...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-24, 10:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,993
Posted By Polaris OBark

You sell yourself short. ...

You sell yourself short.


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01-17-24, 06:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 863
Posted By indyfabz

ai.

ai.
01-16-24, 11:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By 3alarmer

...I think I can swing you an invitation to test...

...I think I can swing you an invitation to test for Mensa (https://www.us.mensa.org/join/testing/), if you want. But it's not free. P+R is still free, so maybe that's a better deal for you.
I am...
01-16-24, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 863
Posted By ScottCommutes

Welcome to the forum. I think that your ten year...

Welcome to the forum. I think that your ten year time horizon is a bit long. It sounds like you are doing well with the Walmart bike. Ride that one into the ground and you will learn exactly what...
01-16-24, 04:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,422
Posted By Leisesturm

I don't know if it was this forum or another, but...

I don't know if it was this forum or another, but someone threw up a photo of a current (2023) Honda Super Cub 125cc motorcycle. Current retail for these things is under $4K. A Trek Allant 8s is just...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-24, 04:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,993
Posted By Polaris OBark

It is really good that you did your own research,...

It is really good that you did your own research, and didn't just settle for professional medical advice and peer-reviewed publications.

Was it a lot of trouble to get NIH funding for your own...
01-14-24, 08:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,034
Posted By SoSmellyAir

You forgot to mention the questionable sources...

You forgot to mention the questionable sources for vodka and organic produce.
01-14-24, 12:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,034
Posted By indyfabz

Iíll bet it holds true for them as well.

Iíll bet it holds true for them as well.
01-14-24, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By mstateglfr

- Spyre brakes are consistently viewed as a great...

- Spyre brakes are consistently viewed as a great mechanical option.
- Juintech F1 brakes are cable actuated hydraulic and would only require a caliper change. I had em for a year and they were...
01-14-24, 10:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,034
Posted By indyfabz

I have to imagine that this is way down on the...

I have to imagine that this is way down on the list of reasons why people donít take you seriously. At least people around here.
01-13-24, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By SurferRosa

I use ferrules when they fit in the caliper's...

I use ferrules when they fit in the caliper's barrel adjuster and don't when they don't.
Replies: 27
Views: 1,282
Posted By rwh63

final update: package arrived safely (MA to WA)....

final update: package arrived safely (MA to WA). buyer loves it, anxious to build and get it on the road. so, for those thinking of selling similar, there are buyers out there, but you need to run...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-24, 06:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,031
Posted By Maelochs

Not sure what the issue is here .... are you...

Not sure what the issue is here .... are you saying you bought a Lab 71 frames and have learned that it is better than the frames ridden by EF Education and are upset?
01-08-24, 06:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,978
Posted By saarf

is that how you expired?

is that how you expired?
01-08-24, 10:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,978
Posted By mstateglfr

My opinion is that if you arent going to buy it...

My opinion is that if you arent going to buy it and it isnt yours, it doesnt much matter if it is safe or not. I wouldnt buy that, for what its worth, because I dont want a frame with a giant dent...
01-08-24, 04:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,624
Posted By indyfabz

Iím going with ďAll of it.Ē

Iím going with ďAll of it.Ē
01-07-24, 06:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,624
Posted By Camilo

Hmm. Instead of posting an unanswerable question...

Hmm. Instead of posting an unanswerable question that makes you out to be a jokster, why not spend that time getting a real patch? Walmart carries them in case you don't have a bike shop available.
...
01-07-24, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By Homebrew01

Shoes are 1 thing I buy locally from a shop after...

Shoes are 1 thing I buy locally from a shop after trying them on.
Replies: 27
Views: 1,282
Posted By VtwinVince

That's stupid money for a later production...

That's stupid money for a later production frameset IMO, but the colour is nice, I had a TeamSuper in that colour.
01-04-24, 08:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,173
Posted By Iride01

Having a favorite type of brakes just seems...

Having a favorite type of brakes just seems strange to me. I'll be happy with whatever brakes come on the bike that I choose to ride for the other more important reasons one uses to decide on a...
01-04-24, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 758
Posted By Steel Charlie

And those that do just as likely have no idea how...

And those that do just as likely have no idea how to use them.
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