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07-03-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,829
Posted By Climb14er

Iíve been riding a Waterford RS33, True Temper...

Iíve been riding a Waterford RS33, True Temper S3, Carbon front fork, Campy Record 10sp, Ritchey for the past fifteen years. Bought it when I was fifty four. Custom fitted and built by Vecchios in...
06-07-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,988
Posted By njkayaker

If you care that much, you should use the correct...

If you care that much, you should use the correct spelling.
06-06-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 59,081
Posted By 356geoff

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Trek District belt drive ...
06-05-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,829
Posted By Wildwood

Even HiTensile steel (these tubes from Oria) can...

Even HiTensile steel (these tubes from Oria) can deliver a lovely ride with nice wheels+tires....
06-05-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,829
Posted By Wildwood

We need to ride them all. 531, 531SL, 531c,...

We need to ride them all.
531, 531SL, 531c, 531cs, 531 straight gauge
853
SL, SLX, SP, TSX, EL-OS, Spirit, 9XX
Tange 1 & 2, Prestige
Ishiwata 022/019
So many more......

At least a dozen to...
05-22-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,381
Posted By Ubie

Oof, it was a hot and humid one today! I was at...

Oof, it was a hot and humid one today!
I was at the 3rd aid station, so hopefully was able to help some of you come through. We had a great time chatting with and helping out the riders today.
04-29-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,993
Posted By tkamd73

I still love that 2018 TireRack commercial, where...

I still love that 2018 TireRack commercial, where the guy drives into the parking ramp with his bike on a roof rack. The best part is when the girl coming out of out of the ramp looks over and says,...
04-27-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 58,994
Posted By jnbrown

I hope so, just spent $409 on these: ...

I hope so, just spent $409 on these:

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04-26-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,993
Posted By rumrunn6

I didn't do it ...

I didn't do it

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,181
Posted By Chandne

I'd go with Ti then Steel, then SS. Generally, Ti...

I'd go with Ti then Steel, then SS. Generally, Ti saves some weight, you don't have to take care of the inside of the seat tube (the anti corrosion), and rides great. I have heard the SS is harder to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,181
Posted By Germany_chris

I had custom Ti, custom CF, custom steel, and...

I had custom Ti, custom CF, custom steel, and custom AL but never SS so if I were in your shoes Iíd Ss.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,140
Posted By datlas

Looks fantastic! Watch out for the...

Looks fantastic!

Watch out for the tube-clamp haters. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 24,783
Posted By whatshubdoc

wow this is beautiful. What model is it,...

wow this is beautiful.

What model is it, and what is the closest "production" model you can compare it to?
01-24-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,015
Posted By mstateglfr

Your feet are almost 3' long? I dont think any...

Your feet are almost 3' long? I dont think any bike will fit you.


All seriousness, you are between an M and an L. You are on the small end of L, per their site.
I would compare the stack...
01-06-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,771
Posted By mechanicmatt

I have ridden 11 miles on essentially a...

I have ridden 11 miles on essentially a hiking/MTB trail on 35c's with really no ride issues on a dry day, however my rims needed a true when I got back. I would say 35c is the low end of the cush,...
01-06-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,981
Posted By mihlbach

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01-04-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,771
Posted By Paul Barnard

The gravel pictured there is ideal for 700x35...

The gravel pictured there is ideal for 700x35 gravel tires. Everyone has different gravel opportunities and different combinations of paved and gravel. What I have nearest to me is hardpack like...
12-30-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,855
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,783
Posted By LAJ

I'm a firm believer in lobster style gloves....

I'm a firm believer in lobster style gloves. There's more opportunity for the heat to stay in because a couple of digits are sharing the space, each giving of a bit of heat.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,783
Posted By GlennR

Lobster gloves

So winter is finally here and temps are in the low to mid 30s.

I already own a pair of Pearl Izumi 5 finger winter gloves, but my finger tips are cold and I need to stop to warm them after 40...
12-22-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,537
Posted By shelbyfv

Strava says 354,347 feet. 6216 miles. Legit...

Strava says 354,347 feet. 6216 miles. Legit numbers, no trainer or ebike. Rode my age on my birthday (72) but did not get in a century this year.:o
12-06-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,649
Posted By wolfchild

Most of my early morning rides are done...

Most of my early morning rides are done fasted....If I do decide to have breakfast, I will have about 5 - 6 whole eggs cooked but with runny yolks, a large chunk of bread and a chocolate chip muffin....
11-10-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,865
Posted By tangent70

Iíve ordered some 28cís myself. Should get them...

Iíve ordered some 28cís myself. Should get them by next week. I hope they give a softer ride than the 25ís presently on there. After Iíve installed the 28ís Iíll see if I can go wider. I would like...
11-03-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,285
Posted By Rdmonster69

Gonna Build a Titanium Bike !!

I have built some bikes in the past , both for myself and friends. I have done some ground ups and some mash ups of old and new parts. This will be more or less a mash up.

I just bought what...
10-31-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,169
Posted By kahn

So you can fumpher or futz with them on that...

So you can fumpher or futz with them on that downtube while pedaling on the wrong side of the street making that maneuver even more interesting.
10-28-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,981
Posted By mack_turtle

the local Austin SingleSpeeders (ASS) group is...

the local Austin SingleSpeeders (ASS) group is mostly a mountain bike group. but when it's rainy and the trails are muddy, a few dozen of us gather on "gravel" type bikes for urban riding. there are...
10-05-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By mechanicmatt

Mongoose Rockadile '97

I rebuilt this today. Thought I'd share.
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09-26-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By tangerineowl

https://99spokes.com/en-AU/compare?bikes=bombtrack...

https://99spokes.com/en-AU/compare?bikes=bombtrack-hook-1-2019,ritchey-outback-frameset-2019

Ride feel, I'd go for the Ritchey. The steel tubing and carbon fork will ride less harsh.

Ritchey...
09-26-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By Rolla

A lot of it would depend on the parts build, but...

A lot of it would depend on the parts build, but if all things are equal, the Ritchey's carbon fork vs the Bombtrack's aluminum would influence me strongly. Plus, I love Tom Ritchey's bikes and their...
09-17-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5,231
Views: 3,692,010
Posted By WheelsRolling

Farewell to my GR 270 build before I tear it down...

Farewell to my GR 270 build before I tear it down and transfer most parts to a new frame.
...
09-15-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,272
Posted By 2old

I suggest the Trek Marlin (7, AIR) with Rock Shox...

I suggest the Trek Marlin (7, AIR) with Rock Shox (albeit low end), Shimano drivetrain & brakes, and dealer support for about the same price.
09-14-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,176
Posted By SkinGriz

Iím pretty sure HD makes more money on swag than...

Iím pretty sure HD makes more money on swag than they do on motorcycles.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ss78LfY3nE
09-14-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,434
Posted By Artmo

81, asthmatic. takes me at least 10 miles to be...

81, asthmatic. takes me at least 10 miles to be breathing easily
09-13-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,434
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Normal. Your blood vessels become more flexible...

Normal. Your blood vessels become more flexible as you warm up and can then carry more blood. You can speed the process some by doing a couple lowish gear spinups to high rpm and then a couple of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,516
Posted By WhyFi

Man, I haven't seen or heard of Fruit Stripe is...

Man, I haven't seen or heard of Fruit Stripe is decades.
09-02-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,937
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I was thinking of posting a video of me doing...

I was thinking of posting a video of me doing laundry. Pretty informative and exciting stuff, don’t you think ?
08-30-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,433
Posted By LV2TNDM

Ha, ha! Pracitcally twins!

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08-30-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,885
Posted By nomadmax

I'm no expert, but that don't look good.

I'm no expert, but that don't look good.
08-27-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,433
Posted By gis_guru

Here it is. ...

Here it is.
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My 14' Ritchey 650b
...
08-26-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By Kapusta

Wut? I've known many people with GF frames...

Wut?

I've known many people with GF frames over the years. Only aware of one (a ~2000 Sugar) that cracked. I personally know of two 15-20 year old Sugars still in use.
08-21-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By Rdmonster69

New Bike For Me ...... Update ...Neck is Happy ...Bike is Heavier But Faster !!

2020 Trek Domane SLR6. Had to drive 3 hours one way to get it. The Trek store there had 2 in my size (58) as well as a 60. Wanted Viper Red and they had a 58 and a 60 in that color. Also picked up a...
08-16-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By freeranger

Carbon "paste" will help keep it from slipping....

Carbon "paste" will help keep it from slipping. I've also used anti-seize, made for auto spark plugs, since I had some on hand.
08-14-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 739
Posted By cxwrench

Why would you upgrade and not just spend the...

Why would you upgrade and not just spend the money on a better bike? :wtf:
ETA: That's very much an entry level bike so $200.00 isn't worth nor will it get you anywhere.
08-14-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By shelbyfv

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1236594...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1236594-rene-herse-offering-8-80th-anniversary-bicycles.html
08-14-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Koyote

I googled it. For what you'd be getting, the...

I googled it. For what you'd be getting, the price is actually reasonable.

You've got to really be into randonneuring (sp?) to buy a bike like that, though.
08-05-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By indyfabz

You should ask the mods to let you change your...

You should ask the mods to let you change your name to ďthelamedog.Ē
08-03-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 42,529
Posted By Happy Hooligan

I've just discovered this great fork because of a...

I've just discovered this great fork because of a local pickup.

Mine is a 93 Kona Fire Mountain with the Girvin /Vector 2. I was told when I bought it, it was a prototype made by the inventor for...
07-29-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By chaadster

Man, AC wheels were awesome! I still have-- and...

Man, AC wheels were awesome! I still have-- and absolutely *love*-- two sets of Argent and set of Victory 30.

Anyway, the 350g rim, in it's ultimate iteration, was built into their Sprint 350...
07-18-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,283
Posted By Inusuit

I cringe a little when I'm passed by 70 mph semi...

I cringe a little when I'm passed by 70 mph semi trucks on the half mile of U.S. 85 I must ride to reach places like this. 34 miles yesterday, 18 on gravel or (barely) two track.

...
07-16-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8,270
Views: 2,661,625
Posted By Smokinapankake

Just nabbed this one today - late 80ís Fat City...

Just nabbed this one today - late 80ís Fat City Cycles Wicked Fat Chance. Iím very excited about it!
...
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