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02-22-24, 07:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,154
Posted By polyrhythmia

I noticed that in the mountains driving. It...

I noticed that in the mountains driving. It would look like I was going up when I was actually going down and vice versa.
02-13-24, 01:13 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 7,286
Posted By tomato coupe

Yes, but that's not an issue for the vast...

Yes, but that's not an issue for the vast majority of cyclists, because they just use the wheels that come with the bike.
01-24-24, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By skye

rude. what's wrong with informing others about...

rude. what's wrong with informing others about this resource?
01-04-24, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,624
Posted By SpedFast

If you did that out on the trail and it got you...

If you did that out on the trail and it got you home, CONGRATULATIONS! Job accomplished. But once you're home, fix it right. Rubber/contact cement and a piece from an old inner tube like Jay...
12-21-23, 08:33 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,312
Posted By Koyote

If I were riding a sub-1000g wheelset, I'd be...

If I were riding a sub-1000g wheelset, I'd be more worried about the wheels falling apart than about punctures.

Someone will say it, so it might as well be me: I can't imagine why you'd want such...
12-08-23, 10:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,196
Posted By Trakhak

Probably posting on another forum: "Bad...

Probably posting on another forum: "Bad Experience on BikeForums."
12-08-23, 04:58 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,196
Posted By Garthr

These sentences are gibberish.

These sentences are gibberish.
12-05-23, 04:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,196
Posted By Jeff Neese

It sounds like you did everything BUT the one...

It sounds like you did everything BUT the one thing that you should have - taken the bike back to REI. You say you "took a stab in the dark and tried ordering a couple of them that were similar"...
12-05-23, 03:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,196
Posted By Koyote

Go

This x100. OP is still within the timeframe in which he can simply return the bike (broken or not) and say, "I don't like it and want my money back" -- and they will cheerfully issue a refund in...
12-05-23, 02:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,196
Posted By shelbyfv

Did I miss why you haven't taken it back to REI...

Did I miss why you haven't taken it back to REI and let them fix it? When you do, ask them to help you figure what you did wrong so you won't break the new one.:thumb:
12-05-23, 12:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,196
Posted By tomato coupe

What's the point of your thread? Just take the...

What's the point of your thread? Just take the bike back to REI and get a replacement or a refund ...
12-05-23, 12:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,196
Posted By Koyote

I'm not a fan of people who create bf accounts...

I'm not a fan of people who create bf accounts just to start slamming a bike shop or bike manufacturer...That's the sort of attitude that makes me wonder if the REI bike shop manager was correct...
11-24-23, 02:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,433
Posted By urbanknight

Tons of stuff I know now that seems to impress...

Tons of stuff I know now that seems to impress people despite me doing it the hard way for years.

When putting a tight tire on, put the unmounted portion on the bottom and grip the tire on both...
11-13-23, 09:54 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,541
Posted By LarrySellerz

I share a room with 2 other grown men, and live...

I share a room with 2 other grown men, and live paycheck to paycheck (they are bigger now, gonna get a Wabi single speed next paycheck), dont tell me Im wrong for going to the fancy food bank. The...
11-12-23, 09:30 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,541
Posted By LarrySellerz

I am a professional. Wont crash from something...

I am a professional. Wont crash from something like that
10-05-23, 11:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,654
Posted By phughes

Generally speaking, if your Brooks broke in...

Generally speaking, if your Brooks broke in asymmetrically, the seat was most likely too high, causing you to sit to one side to compensate. I had the same issue. Once I realized it, I dropped the...
10-03-23, 07:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,654
Posted By big john

To me, a Brooks is like: ...

To me, a Brooks is like:
https://sheldonbrown.com/images/stonesaddle.jpeg
09-28-23, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By freeranger

Why not just upgrade to a quality set of linear...

Why not just upgrade to a quality set of linear brakes (also called v-brakes) and use Kool-Stop salmon pads with them? You get to keep the bike you like, save some money, and properly set up, have...
09-14-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,433
Posted By Trakhak

Road bikes aren't right for everyone. It's easy...

Road bikes aren't right for everyone. It's easy to forget that BikeForums posters tend to divide into two groups: people who like to ride bikes that are optimized for performance and people who like...
09-14-23, 02:32 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,433
Posted By terrymorse

A drag chute is also a better workout.

A drag chute is also a better workout.
09-14-23, 12:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,380
Posted By Maelochs

Once I realized that there was a standard for...

Once I realized that there was a standard for beauty independent of personal taste, my life has gotten a lot simpler.

The whole "different things appeal to different people" idea is way too...
09-14-23, 01:08 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,069
Posted By SoSmellyAir

LarrySellerz I honestly feel like this is the...

LarrySellerz I honestly feel like this is the least weird thing you have ever posted in BF.
09-13-23, 03:21 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,069
Posted By Ghazmh

I wave at all other cyclists.

I wave at all other cyclists.
09-12-23, 01:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,200
Posted By ironwood

Why do you think you have to attach your feet to...

Why do you think you have to attach your feet to the pedals?
09-12-23, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,200
Posted By icemilkcoffee

If your feet are naturally splayed outwards like...

If your feet are naturally splayed outwards like that, maybe clip-in cleats just aren't for you.
08-31-23, 01:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,066
Posted By ThermionicScott

The master fisherman used a variety of bait from...

The master fisherman used a variety of bait from the get-go, and the fish are biting!
08-30-23, 09:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,066
Posted By tomato coupe

You should probably just avoid doctors in the...

You should probably just avoid doctors in the future. They clearly have nothing to offer you.
08-30-23, 04:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,066
Posted By indyfabz

Hes likely not equipped to treat you. Hes not a...

Hes likely not equipped to treat you. Hes not a hospital. I spent a summer working at the world headquarters of Alcoa. Not exactly a mom and pop operation. There was both a staff doctor and a...
08-30-23, 11:18 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,066
Posted By genejockey

Get the vaccine dumbass. Don't listen to dumb...

Get the vaccine dumbass. Don't listen to dumb ****s telling you vaccines cause this or that. Vaccines are a large part of why we don't have 50% infant mortality anymore. It's hard to believe one...
08-29-23, 09:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,066
Posted By tomato coupe

The most important thing is to ignore the advice...

The most important thing is to ignore the advice of the doctor.
08-28-23, 05:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 947
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

Spiders!!!

Not sure if this is a rant or a plea for help.
I've been riding earlier and earlier on MUP's and MTB trails to avoid the un ending heat.
Being the first person on the trail is cool(er), peaceful...
08-19-23, 05:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,322
Posted By Calsun

The problem is with the approach of the OP....

The problem is with the approach of the OP. Unless someone is under house arrest it is not difficult to go to a bike shop and investigate first hand what they have to buy. Never have I been refused a...
08-19-23, 10:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,322
Posted By indyfabz

You sound mad and frustrated.

You sound mad and frustrated.
08-16-23, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 922
Posted By Mackers

https://y.yarn.co/05af916a-7bff-4f24-b2c8-d1f69890...

https://y.yarn.co/05af916a-7bff-4f24-b2c8-d1f69890ad8f_text.gif
08-15-23, 10:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 922
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Larry…you never fail to humor me. Keep up the...

Larry…you never fail to humor me. Keep up the good work.
08-15-23, 10:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 922
Posted By squirtdad

Get a tire that fits is the only proper answer ...

Get a tire that fits is the only proper answer

pretty bad idea to file the frame to make tire fit, and if it rubs you can get a hole in the frame pretty fast

being frugal is great, until is...
08-15-23, 08:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 922
Posted By PeteHski

I think you should modify the frame to fit. A...

I think you should modify the frame to fit. A hammer, blow torch and angle grinder would fit your style here.
08-14-23, 10:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 922
Posted By tungsten

omfg........

omfg........
08-14-23, 09:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 922
Posted By tempocyclist

Angle grinder. Either grind away at the part of...

Angle grinder. Either grind away at the part of the frame that's rubbing, or grind away some of the tyre knobs that are rubbing. Your choice.
08-10-23, 05:57 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,395
Posted By WhyFi

Tell me that you're not fast without telling me...

Tell me that you're not fast without telling me that you're not fast.
08-07-23, 08:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,936
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the Buddha said that attachment is the...

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...the Buddha said that attachment is the root of suffering. I try not to get too attached, so as not to miss anything.
08-07-23, 05:05 PM
Replies: 38
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Views: 1,804
Posted By Eric F

??? I have no idea what this is about.

??? I have no idea what this is about.
08-01-23, 08:19 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,008
Posted By SoSmellyAir

I must empathize with the OP. It is so hard for a...

I must empathize with the OP. It is so hard for a newly minted Master of the Universe on Wall Street to get the full attention he or she so richly deserves from one's LBS when speccing a $20K bike.
...
08-01-23, 07:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,008
Posted By smd4

This would definitely be the attitude that would...

This would definitely be the attitude that would turn off many artisanal framebuilders, whom you actually need far more than they need you.

And if you're as good as you seem to think, you'd order...
07-31-23, 08:12 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,008
Posted By chaadster

The OP doesn’t need a whole shop; nycracer1986...

The OP doesn’t need a whole shop; nycracer1986 put me on retainer and I’ll assemble for you a super-sick, fully tricked-out, custom whip in excess of $15k lickety-split, with all the special, one-off...
07-31-23, 07:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,008
Posted By shelbyfv

Your concerns are so vague I doubt anyone here...

Your concerns are so vague I doubt anyone here will be able to "help." Not surprised you are having trouble communicating with your prospective providers. However, big spender signal received so...
07-12-23, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,761
Posted By cellery

Imagine coming to some dark corner of the web to...

Imagine coming to some dark corner of the web to publicly air your lowkey seething rage about something a small-time alt-cycling youtuber said to you once.
07-09-23, 10:17 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,047
Posted By rsbob

With all due respect, I find his posts some of...

With all due respect, I find his posts some of the most entertaining on this forum.
07-05-23, 06:24 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,047
Posted By Trakhak

The indicator is adjustable.

The indicator is adjustable.
07-05-23, 06:19 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,047
Posted By tomato coupe

Yep, that's what it means. All tires should be...

Yep, that's what it means. All tires should be pumped to 90 psi if you use that pump. If 90 psi is too high for the type of riding you do, you'll have to get another pump.
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