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06-03-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,398
Posted By tajimirich

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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this is my new Shogun Ninja frankenbike. It is a 1989 Shogun Ninja with...
06-01-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,391
Posted By gugie

I think y'all are missing the obvious. This...

I think y'all are missing the obvious.

This bike wants to be a Ritchey Breakaway.
06-01-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,391
Posted By GhostRider62

There are still two seat stays and a top tube. ...

There are still two seat stays and a top tube. Who needs a seat tube

Just wrap some duct tape around it and it is GTG
06-01-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By Andy_K

I have a long and embarrassing history with bike...

I have a long and embarrassing history with bike fit. I didn't start getting serious about cycling until I was in my late 30s. In early 2008, I bought a bike based on the sales guy saying "this looks...
05-31-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,398
Posted By BradH

Wow. Nice save.

Wow. Nice save.
04-09-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 79,629
Views: 13,073,430
Posted By RichSPK

San Francisco?

San Francisco?
09-07-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 908
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1990) MIYATA 914

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04-14-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,780
Posted By Mark Dominck

cycling downhill

I took off on a ride towards the coast and most of the ride was downhill, at about the fifteen mile mark I knew the trip back would be harder so I turned around but to my surprise it was downhill on...
03-14-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By Crankycrank

+1 or is that +3 to everything said above. And as...

+1 or is that +3 to everything said above. And as mentioned by Dan Burkhart Campy still offers an option of some brake sets that were dual front and single rear and maybe other mfrs do that too.
03-14-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By dsbrantjr

As noted, the front brake is the most effective...

As noted, the front brake is the most effective and is the one that should get the majority of use; I use my rear brake relatively little, which helps keep me in the habit of defaulting to using the...
03-14-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By JohnDThompson

The front brake does most of the work, so put the...

The front brake does most of the work, so put the dual pivot on the front. Rear brake effectiveness is limited by traction (skidding), so there's no point in putting the more powerful caliper there.
03-14-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yes, the stronger brake should go on the front....

Yes, the stronger brake should go on the front. Note that many mountain bikes come with larger front rotors. Also, some Campy brake sets are dual pivot front, single rear.
01-18-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,040
Posted By homelessjoe

middle

I have one friend who has a box of drop bars that he replaced with flat bars and fatter tires on his builds......another builder friend has a box of flat bars from converting mountain bikes to drop...
01-18-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,040
Posted By veganbikes

Wear a helmet and be prepared to crash sometimes,...

Wear a helmet and be prepared to crash sometimes, if you can get a crash pad that will help. :p
01-15-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,245
Posted By CAT7RDR

I do not see fit people riding e-bikes. Just my...

I do not see fit people riding e-bikes. Just my anecdotal observation.
I will do an exploratory study to make sure it passes the strict opinion requirement of BF.
08-24-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,591
Posted By madpogue

If you haven't broken a tool or rounded that bolt...

If you haven't broken a tool or rounded that bolt head, then you probably haven't tried hard enough. Did you have the plug firmly held in a vise while attempting to turn the bolt? How long a lever...
07-11-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,819
Posted By tomtomtom123

I wouldn't imagine that you'd get good grip with...

I wouldn't imagine that you'd get good grip with brake pads/blocks if the rim wall surface were curved. Most of the disc brake rims that I've seen are really curvy. Although some models that are...
07-09-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,823
Posted By andrewclaus

I'm old enough to remember thinking the same...

I'm old enough to remember thinking the same thing when Phillips heads started showing up so much in the construction industry.
06-16-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,253
Posted By dsaul

Meh... In the OP's case, a dremel to cut the...

Meh... In the OP's case, a dremel to cut the slots and a hinged or 2 piece clamp will work fine with no paint loss.
06-16-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,253
Posted By dsaul

Nate Zukas has done this successfully on several...

Nate Zukas has done this successfully on several of his custom frames.

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06-14-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,407
Posted By cyccommute

Sometimes a broken seat bolt can lead to a legend...

Sometimes a broken seat bolt can lead to a legend (https://mmbhof.org/cindy-whitehead-buccowich/).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By caloso

I had a set on my race wheels and they are...

I had a set on my race wheels and they are awesomely supple and fast, but they wear out fast. I don't think you're likely to have any blowouts, but they'll be vulnerable to nicks and cuts much...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,100
Posted By seedsbelize

Platforms

Platforms
06-16-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,372
Posted By fietsbob

I have several 1 by IGH bikes they're fine with...

I have several 1 by IGH bikes they're fine with simple flat old style chainrings ..


you may feel you need it, then I'm not going to talk you out of it ..
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 41,922
Posted By carlos danger

the good old hacksaw incident. had that happen to...

the good old hacksaw incident. had that happen to me to not to long ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 41,922
Posted By WhyFi

Steel forks fare better when something gets...

Steel forks fare better when something gets lodged in the wheel? Do they also manage to not throw the rider over the bars?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 41,922
Posted By base2

The string of blown out spokes, buckle visible on...

The string of blown out spokes, buckle visible on the backside of the fork and the angle of the tear from upper/forward to lower/aft indicate that something was jammed in the wheel as she rode.
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Replies: 11
Views: 3,430
Posted By wrk101

I bought a Mark 100 in Florida, tasty G1 Dura Ace...

I bought a Mark 100 in Florida, tasty G1 Dura Ace build. Paid $100 for it.

The one above? Nothing special.


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Replies: 59
Views: 29,922
Posted By dayles

Firstly, that orange job was probably made in...

Firstly, that orange job was probably made in Mississauga. It was probably made by 'hand' by Giuseppe Farrerra, who was a frame builder and designer who previously made frames for some of the big...
04-06-13, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,594
Posted By howeeee

I flip bikes,,4 years ago at the end of the...

I flip bikes,,4 years ago at the end of the season I always had 4 or 5 girls bikes,,that I would give away for free cause nobody bought them. Now you can sell them no problem, more and more woman are...
12-01-11, 11:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 53,349
Posted By Philphine

i use soapwater and a screwdriver.

i use soapwater and a screwdriver.
Replies: 74
Views: 75,677
Posted By phoebeisis

I've noticed for a while that they are good buys-...

I've noticed for a while that they are good buys-
The 800 series-cromo frames, not the seat tube only ones- I can sell for $110-$120
The 930 950 with the DB frames I can get $170-$200 for.The 700c...
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