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Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 13,506
Posted By phrantic09

I put it in the hummingbird feeder with some red...

I put it in the hummingbird feeder with some red dye.

I also mow in May
08-23-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,567
Posted By Bald Paul

I've stopped to use a public restroom, and just...

I've stopped to use a public restroom, and just rolled my bike inside with me.
Note to self: in the future, remember to turn off the GoPro.
08-17-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,603
Posted By Yan

When all the rubber is wore away and you start...

When all the rubber is wore away and you start seeing the fabric gut of the tire.
08-15-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 598
Posted By Mojo31

You sure? 'Jerry-built' vs. 'Jury-rigged'...

You sure?

'Jerry-built' vs. 'Jury-rigged' vs. 'Jerry-rigged' | Merriam-Webster (https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/jerry-built-vs-jury-rigged-vs-jerry-rigged-usage-history)
08-09-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,409
Posted By HillRider

Quilty as charged :rolleyes:. I was sure that...

Quilty as charged :rolleyes:. I was sure that 10-speed cogs and chains were as narrow as practical given 130mm OLD frames spacing. Never thought 11-speed would become common and that 12 and even...
08-08-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,875
Posted By drlogik

The OP brings up some legitimate concerns. I...

The OP brings up some legitimate concerns. I "generally" don't ride on any road that doesn't have either a paved shoulder, a middle left turn lane or a dedicated bike lane. I don't mind an occasional...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 961
Posted By merlinextraligh

With good pads rim brakes work fine in the rain....

With good pads rim brakes work fine in the rain. I just did some 20% descents in the rain in Western NC with no problems
​​​as others have alluded, “squeeging
“ the water off is key. You just have...
07-18-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,939
Posted By asgelle

If, for the sake of simplicity, you ignore all...

If, for the sake of simplicity, you ignore all speed dependent terms, speed doesn't matter. Happy?
07-12-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,459
Posted By 79pmooney

You might contact Shimano as the shop suggested,...

You might contact Shimano as the shop suggested, tell them what happened, what the shop said and the work they did plus the date. Yes, the shop is who needs to make up to you. But having Shimano...
07-04-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 814
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The first thing I think of is cable friction...

The first thing I think of is cable friction and/or a weak der parallelogram return spring. Andy
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,209
Posted By TiHabanero

After 40 years of running Campy NR or Suntour...

After 40 years of running Campy NR or Suntour Cyclone on my bikes I went for the Campy 11 speed Record when I got my first titanium frame and have experienced bliss ever since. Love the stuff, always...
05-09-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,160
Posted By rsbob

I yell at a cyclist every day to keep myself...

I yell at a cyclist every day to keep myself feeling good. Besides, if they never get yelled at, they would never appreciate how good non-yelled at days feel. Just a public service.
05-06-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,160
Posted By Troul

the stereotype of a cyclist is a presumed...

the stereotype of a cyclist is a presumed generalization to anyone out riding there bicycle out on the public road.

you don't ever hear motorists grouping the makes & models of bicyclists like...
05-06-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,160
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Doesn't matter how I feel. I slow down and pass...

Doesn't matter how I feel. I slow down and pass only when safe to do so.

The only person being dangerous is the one choosing to be dangerous, and in the OP's case it's the driver. It's always the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-22, 02:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,592
Posted By delbiker1

Sorry, it does look like a really nice paint job,...

Sorry, it does look like a really nice paint job, but, the colors and that back end, IMO, do not blend well. The frame itself is strangely ugly. Just my opinion.
04-24-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,198
Posted By majmt

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02-14-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,900
Posted By holytrousers

A similar question arises when we consider the...

A similar question arises when we consider the fact that our bodies' cells are completely regenerated every seven years. Are we still the same person ?
It's not really about the referent, the object...
01-17-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,217
Posted By Rdmonster69

It's a 1 1/8. Had to use the shim to get it to 1...

It's a 1 1/8. Had to use the shim to get it to 1 1/4. It has the machined L in the drop out which I believe is a 2001 feature. If I put 1 inch I meant 1 1/8 !!
12-27-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,453
Posted By gif4445

Thanks for setting me straight. It's interesting...

Thanks for setting me straight. It's interesting how I get an idea in my head and keep it there until someone fortunately doesn't care about hurting my feelings, and tells me the truth. I guess it...
12-22-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By spelger

really makes getting in there a breeze.

really makes getting in there a breeze.
12-17-21, 03:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,969
Posted By downtube42

Fictional story, inspired by a true story. David...

Fictional story, inspired by a true story. David Blase did win the Little 500 solo with feet taped to the pedals, he did draft trucks down I-35, he did obsess over Italian cyclists when nobody in...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,398
Posted By Erzulis Boat

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Ended up going full NOS Super Record 11 speed. I prefer the look to the...
11-29-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,529
Posted By Maelochs

[See end for Tl;Dr .... ] A few...

[See end for Tl;Dr .... ]

A few questions---Do You Ride?

If so, what and how far over what kind of terrain and at what average pace?

If not ..... well .......

I am unclear on Exactly...
11-03-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,303
Posted By Paul Barnard

I recommend building titanium bikes. Got what...

I recommend building titanium bikes. Got what will be my third one in the mail today.

https://i.postimg.cc/52VC2gqS/PXL-20211103-185707235.jpg (https://postimg.cc/qz1Rm8FN)
10-22-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,558
Posted By wolfchild

100% waterproof and 100% breathable doesn't...

100% waterproof and 100% breathable doesn't exist, the isn't a fabric out there that can keep water out and let sweat out at the same time...You have a choice, you can either accept getting wet with...
10-03-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Moisture

Unless you understand what sort dimensions you...

Unless you understand what sort dimensions you need for your stem and handlebars to ensure a proper fit, trying to upgrade without spending any real time with the bike as it sits now, especially...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20,544
Views: 4,813,470
Posted By primov8

I have the same rear camera/light but wasnít a...

I have the same rear camera/light but wasnít a fan of the seatpost mount.
In case youíre looking for an under saddle mount, I got a Cycliq to Garmin adapter from shapeways.com. I also bought a pair...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By surak

You can't mount a bell on that bike because the...

You can't mount a bell on that bike because the invariable assplosion of crabon will destroy not only your frame but shatter any bell into a million pieces that in concert will cause the 1812...
09-21-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,415
Posted By crowbike

A couple of rubber bands around whatever you're...

A couple of rubber bands around whatever you're carrying in your jersey pockets will make it less likely to slip out.
09-07-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By CrowSeph

Nope. I have an 11s Athena on my 10s Veloce...

Nope. I have an 11s Athena on my 10s Veloce groupset and it works like a swiss watch ;)

edit: cheeck your derailleur hanger , probably you must replace it as well , judging by how the derailleur...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,988
Posted By GlennR

Thanks You must be very popular at work.

Thanks

You must be very popular at work.
08-08-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By dsbrantjr

Chordal Action: 2.2.1 Chordal Action...

Chordal Action: 2.2.1 Chordal Action (http://chain-guide.com/basics/2-2-1-chordal-action.html)
08-04-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By Russ Roth

Don't do this, ever. A square taper is a friction...

Don't do this, ever. A square taper is a friction fit, grease is an anti-friction lubricant and does not belong on a square taper.
I would bet money that it isn't tight enough. Skip the whole torque...
05-30-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,802
Posted By dsbrantjr

You are courting disaster. You had better ensure...

You are courting disaster. You had better ensure that the chain is long enough to shift comfortably into big-big or you will have a very unpleasant surprise when (not if) you forget and shift into...
05-01-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,678
Posted By 10 Wheels

Scan you mirror every 3-5 seconds.

Scan you mirror every 3-5 seconds.
04-29-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By cyccommute

You can use interrupter levers like these...

You can use interrupter levers like these...
04-21-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,760
Posted By Koyote

This. Or just wait until you have been married...

This. Or just wait until you have been married long enough, and spouse will be happy to see you head out on 5-hour rides.
03-30-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,392
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I generally just tilt the bike down in the front...

I generally just tilt the bike down in the front so good old gravity holds the wheel/bars straight. We have a couple of the Park HBH-2s and I rarely use one. Andy
03-26-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,915
Posted By Phil_gretz

Why would you do this? Get a simple 26.8 mm...

Why would you do this? Get a simple 26.8 mm aluminum seatpost and be done with it. What advantage do you believe your existing carbon seatpost provides, except that it's paid for?
03-24-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,481
Posted By bruce19

Scary as hell. Glad you're OK. Nice job of bike...

Scary as hell. Glad you're OK. Nice job of bike handling.
03-21-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,868
Posted By HTupolev

A backwards tire chevron produces a huge amount...

A backwards tire chevron produces a huge amount of aesthetic drag.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,316
Posted By merlinextraligh

I’ll grant you no one knows for a certainty the...

I’ll grant you no one knows for a certainty the long term risks of Covid vaccines. As Economists are want joke in the long term we’re all dead. So if we want absolute certaint, we could study mRNA...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,316
Posted By MoAlpha

We have un-peer-reviewed data from Israel and the...

We have un-peer-reviewed data from Israel and the UK suggesting vaccinated people are unlikely to get asymptomatic infections. However, asymptomatic/presymptomatic folks were pretty efficient...
03-15-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,538
Posted By Koyote

Itís bad enough that people have to see me in...

Itís bad enough that people have to see me in LycraÖ Iím not going to add insult to injury by inflicting my musical preferences on them.
03-14-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,599
Posted By caloso

I’m trying to imagine the mechanism that ...

I’m trying to imagine the mechanism that transports water already concentrated in the bladder as urine to the skin to be evaporated as sweat.
03-05-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,162
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. Thatís pretty much how it works. I take...

Yeah. Thatís pretty much how it works. I take extra precautions so I donít get fined or, even worse, kicked out at night.

The alcohol ban struck me as odd. I had never once camped until my first...
03-02-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By Geepig

The greatest risk in trying to remove such a post...

The greatest risk in trying to remove such a post is surely not failing or succeeding, but in only partly succeeding ;)
02-25-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,947
Posted By Trakhak

Rather than "Always stay out front," which is an...

Rather than "Always stay out front," which is an impossible rule to implement, the rule should be "Never overlap the wheel in front of you."
02-23-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I think the cage's inner plate being upside down...

I think the cage's inner plate being upside down has something to do with the problem... Remove it and reinstall right side up and get back to us with your findings. Andy
01-17-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,755
Posted By tkamd73

Litespud Nice analogy, all my bikes except one...

Litespud Nice analogy, all my bikes except one are DT shifter, a bit more effort, just like my TR6. But very enjoyable.
Tim

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