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02-26-24, 12:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 916
Posted By BillyD

Both you guys leave the thread immediately....

Both you guys leave the thread immediately. That’s kcjc and yan, do not post further in the thread.

Thread reopens in 15 minutes.
02-26-24, 12:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 916
Posted By Hermes

Closed for moderation review.

Closed for moderation review.
02-23-24, 09:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,121
Posted By pdlamb

I'd think a through axle would affect the ride...

I'd think a through axle would affect the ride about as much as the color of the paint.

Now the rest of the bike -- frame, geometry, fork, tires -- those might change the ride. But you might as...
12-29-23, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By rccardr

They are meant to be removed for painting. Use...

They are meant to be removed for painting.
Use an X-Acto knife to carefully pry off the thinner outside piece- note orientation, take a camera picture Then unscrew the threaded metal part- lefty...
12-29-23, 07:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 958
Posted By Sy Reene

and not to be confused with DaveSSS

and not to be confused with DaveSSS
12-28-23, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By oldschoolbike

If your current Veloce drivetrain is healthy,...

If your current Veloce drivetrain is healthy, consider keeping everything BUT the crankset, and swapping it for a compact (50-34) or subcompact (46-30) set. I swapped a 46-30 into my Veloce 10-speed...
12-23-23, 04:03 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 7,228
Posted By wolfchild

Cockpit only relates to cyclists who have way too...

Cockpit only relates to cyclists who have way too much electronic crap strapped to their handlebars and their bikes and on themselves.
12-23-23, 11:54 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,936
Posted By TMonk

closing for review. there may be more bickering...

closing for review. there may be more bickering than useful content in this thread.
12-21-23, 09:29 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,755
Posted By seagrade

I can’t speak for the 1970s but in the 1980s… ...

I can’t speak for the 1970s but in the 1980s…

- Cinelli 1/a steel expander bolt replaced with aluminium from 1/r
- short piece of dowelling into fork steerer to supposedly reduce brake shudder...
12-17-23, 04:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,937
Posted By smd4

In the shop we hung them by the front wheel....

In the shop we hung them by the front wheel. Conveniently, bikes come with these built-in hand holds that allow for easier lifting.
12-17-23, 08:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,937
Posted By sweeks

Not if you're holding the bars while navigating...

Not if you're holding the bars while navigating the front wheel onto the hook. :innocent:
I suppose if the hook is high enough this would be a problem though.
12-17-23, 08:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,937
Posted By staehpj1

I was thinking the same. It is a routine thing...

I was thinking the same. It is a routine thing to stand a bike on the rear wheel to wheel it around the shop or anywhere in tight quarters. Quite quick and easy. From there it is an easy lift. I...
12-17-23, 07:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,937
Posted By PeteHski

I don't find it any sort of challenge to hook my...

I don't find it any sort of challenge to hook my front wheels, but why would it be any easier to hook up a rear wheel?
12-16-23, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 773
Posted By cyccommute

I didn’t see anyone who recommended a new rear...

I didn’t see anyone who recommended a new rear derailer. That’s not where the problem lies. Your chain is too long, period. A new derailer is going to do the same thing with the same chain.

At...
12-05-23, 09:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,710
Posted By Wildwood

The most I ever had road ready was only about...

The most I ever had road ready was only about half your stated goal. By C&V standards not exactly ‘well curated’. The vintage all Euro, brifter bikes by smaller American builders.

I like to see...
11-10-23, 08:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By grumpus

If just the hanger or rear part of the dropout...

If just the hanger or rear part of the dropout broke it could be TIG welded back together, being very careful to prevent heat build-up in the bonded areas (needs to be kept below about 60įC, which...
11-10-23, 07:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By FBinNY

Both the color and fabrication scream aluminum....

Both the color and fabrication scream aluminum. Though it's easy enough to check with a magnet or file.
11-05-23, 08:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,654
Posted By StanSeven

This is going nowhere except members calling...

This is going nowhere except members calling “stupid.” Closed thread before we start issuing infractions.
10-15-23, 11:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,162
Posted By phughes

I ride in the rain a lot. I have nevr considered...

I ride in the rain a lot. I have nevr considered cleaning my tires, other than when washing the bike, on the occasional times I do that.
10-14-23, 02:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,162
Posted By KerryIrons

Are you saying you clean your bike after a 30...

Are you saying you clean your bike after a 30 mile ride because "it's usually poop"? I suggest you quit riding in cow/sheep/pig pastures. I clean my bike every 350 miles or so, and lots of times...
10-13-23, 02:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,162
Posted By LarrySellerz

Iíve never heard of people doing this and would...

Iíve never heard of people doing this and would imagine spraying them with something would do more harm than good
10-13-23, 01:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,162
Posted By spelger

never in my life have i even considered cleaning...

never in my life have i even considered cleaning my tires. why would i? the moment i started riding they'd be dirty again. at least a frame can stay clean for a few rides.
10-12-23, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Iride01

Might have been better to show us the fork on the...

Might have been better to show us the fork on the bike that has the rust. That looks almost pristine.

Rust is not the big issue many think it is. Usually it's just surface rust on the unpainted...
09-24-23, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 837
Posted By nlerner

Intentional design, yes, if you mean...

Intentional design, yes, if you mean intentionally crashed into a wall.
09-24-23, 01:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 837
Posted By SurferRosa

That frame is like that ... by design. Yeah,...

That frame is like that ... by design. Yeah, that's it. Makes it ... go faster. Yeah...
...
09-24-23, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 837
Posted By USAZorro

Wind chimes

Wind chimes
09-24-23, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 837
Posted By Bad Lag

The damage is so obvious, why is this even a...

The damage is so obvious, why is this even a question?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-23, 04:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,286
Posted By Sy Reene

go Campy!

go Campy!
09-15-23, 11:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,114
Posted By gugie

Raising the stem higher by using headset spacers...

Raising the stem higher by using headset spacers isn't a good idea. It's a false sense of security thinking that as long as the little max height line on the stem isn't exposed above the headset,...
09-07-23, 06:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,951
Posted By Pop N Wood

Man, tough crowd. Sucks your new bike got...

Man, tough crowd.

Sucks your new bike got wacked. On the bright side you now no longer have to worry about that first scratch.
09-07-23, 01:02 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,951
Posted By maddog34

Matching and Blending Clear coated Metallic Paint...

Matching and Blending Clear coated Metallic Paint is NOT easy.

Leave it be... ride it.
09-06-23, 07:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,951
Posted By Kai Winters

Leave it as it is as a constant reminder to be...

Leave it as it is as a constant reminder to be aware of those around you at all times and the unpredictability and chaos that can ensue...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-23, 06:01 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,068
Posted By merlinextraligh

The unfortunate thing to me about this thread is...

The unfortunate thing to me about this thread is that any discussion of Lemond ultimately devolves to the Armstrong debacle.

Armstrong did not invent doping in cycling, but his approach to it,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-23, 10:59 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,068
Posted By 79pmooney

My biggest admiration for Greg Lemond is on his...

My biggest admiration for Greg Lemond is on his willingness to call a spade a spade. On drugs. On the doings of LA and the Postal/Discovery team. Of his willingness to not stay silent. And doing...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-23, 12:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,068
Posted By Smaug1

A key take-away for me is that after he was shot...

A key take-away for me is that after he was shot in 1987, his right lung never regained its full capacity. He won the TdF AGAIN, despite not having his full lung capacity!
Then, in 1991, it became...
07-31-23, 03:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,037
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

Oh stop it you guys. Geeze.

Oh stop it you guys. Geeze.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-23, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By biker128pedal

Save and Get a new bike and make the Allez your...

Save and Get a new bike and make the Allez your trainer and rain day bike.

Go ahead and upgrade tires and tubes if not tubeless. You will be amazed.
07-18-23, 04:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,379
Posted By unterhausen

I changed the title of this thread because it was...

I changed the title of this thread because it was a little too close to a spoiler.
07-18-23, 03:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,379
Posted By roadcrankr

Hey, thanks for putting a spoiler in your post...

Hey, thanks for putting a spoiler in your post subject. :bang:
Many of us cannot watch each stage until later in the day.
Maybe try thinking a little more next time.
07-18-23, 02:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,653
Posted By msu2001la

I'm late to this thread, but the suspicions...

I'm late to this thread, but the suspicions around Lance Armstrong were so strong because they were fueled by very specific accusations from people within the sport. While most accusations weren't...
07-17-23, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By jon c.

Sure looked to me like it made a difference...

Sure looked to me like it made a difference watching in real time. He certainly stopped riding.
07-17-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,593
Posted By Iride01

Possibly to see if Jonas would chase and waste...

Possibly to see if Jonas would chase and waste his energy leaving Tadej to get behind Jonas. Tadej likes to be behind his quarry because he has a explosive sprint on climbs when he can surprise them...
07-17-23, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By Bald Paul

TdF idiot spectators

How many times will spectators with banners, signs, and phones cause crashes and injury to riders before they are found liable for injuries and damages to equipment?
07-17-23, 12:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,593
Posted By Aardwolf

I like the ITV4 (free UK TV station) coverage. ...

I like the ITV4 (free UK TV station) coverage.
Commentators are Gary Imlach, David Millar + Daniel Friebe and Matt Rendell.
Currently supported by Ellen van Dijk (30 weeks pregnant).

They...
07-15-23, 08:35 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,613
Posted By cudak888

Would you gentlemen kindly stop waving your...

Would you gentlemen kindly stop waving your bottom brackets around and return to neutral corners? All of this passive aggressiveness isn't hiding what you're really trying to say about each other.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-23, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 740
Posted By Psimet2001

The best part about that is that people will...

The best part about that is that people will slowly realize the comments always come from the guys in the back. ;)
06-30-23, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,086
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Views: 568,585
Posted By BillyD

Indyfabz - insults, harassment, personal attacks...

Indyfabz - insults, harassment, personal attacks - 3 weeks
Shelbyfv - insults, harassment, personal attacks - 3 weeks
Livedarklions - insults, harassment, personal attacks - 3 weeks
Koyote -...
Forum: Recumbent
06-27-23, 12:30 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 18,431
Posted By veganbikes

That sounds like a very real story that isn't...

That sounds like a very real story that isn't fake at all. In fact it sounds so real it should have a T.V. show on MTV or something!

I doubt people are making fun of you and if they are it has...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-23, 06:46 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 15,906
Posted By himespau

Do you have other bikes? Do they all have rim...

Do you have other bikes? Do they all have rim brakes? Is having interchangeable wheels a thing you would value? I have a stable of bikes that all have rim brakes, and I just bought some carbon...
06-22-23, 12:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,037
Posted By Iride01

I see no issues. Seems like a well executed...

I see no issues. Seems like a well executed right turn with plenty of clearance for safety from the traffic they just passed.

Perhaps if I'd seen it for real my impression might be different.
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