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Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-23, 06:04 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,265
Posted By big chainring

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My newest bike...50 years old... Raleigh Competition. Is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-23, 01:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,265
Posted By Eric F

You are not a retrogrough until you start...

You are not a retrogrough until you start criticizing people who prefer to use modern technology.
05-15-23, 12:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 685
Posted By gearbasher

It will be fine once it digests the rat it ate.

It will be fine once it digests the rat it ate.
04-26-23, 08:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 957
Posted By BCDrums

I do both. Yikes! EDIT: To be clear, the...

I do both. Yikes!

EDIT: To be clear, the super glue keeps the cable end from assploding. The crimp keeps me from impaling myself on it.
04-26-23, 06:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 957
Posted By Kontact

Wild Bikeforum stuff. Crush the cable. It...

Wild Bikeforum stuff.

Crush the cable. It was made for that. It is the way the derailleurs were designed. While you might get more use out of it, cables are single use.

Some derailleurs secure...
04-25-23, 06:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 455
Posted By nomadmax

This guy is right on the money. ^^^^^^^

This guy is right on the money. ^^^^^^^
04-25-23, 06:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 455
Posted By masi61

No this is not common. 50 psi might be a bit too...

No this is not common. 50 psi might be a bit too low so certainly re-check if the condition goes away with them inflated more. But before you do that, I would ask about the tire install: did you...
04-24-23, 12:07 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,117
Posted By Eric F

What you describe sounds to me like the...

What you describe sounds to me like the characteristics of steering a bicycle.
04-14-23, 08:13 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,030
Posted By Koyote

Here is what the OP asked: If you...

Here is what the OP asked:



If you don't understand how irrelevant your comment was, I don't think I can explain it to you.
04-13-23, 05:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,030
Posted By genejockey

Think I'll go over to the Singlespeed and Fixed...

Think I'll go over to the Singlespeed and Fixed Gear forum and comment on every thread that I don't ride a singlespeed or fixed bike so I don't care about whatever anyone says.
Forum: Touring
03-23-23, 12:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,353
Posted By imi

^^^ 🤣

^^^ 🤣
03-13-23, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 41,316
Posted By big john

I've been told this can be expensive, too.

I've been told this can be expensive, too.
02-22-23, 07:15 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,466
Posted By DonkeyShow

Being right on the internet accomplishes nothing.

Being right on the internet accomplishes nothing.
02-19-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,539
Posted By urbanknight

Some cyclists also like to tinker, some donít.

Some cyclists also like to tinker, some donít.
02-17-23, 08:56 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 21,366
Posted By Chuck M

Fat middle age men look fine in lycra.

Fat middle age men look fine in lycra.
01-22-23, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 643
Posted By SpedFast

I use a magnet all the time to pull bearings out...

I use a magnet all the time to pull bearings out of hubs/head tubes/freewheels/etc when cleaning and re-greasing. I should probably stop now because everyone knows that everything you read online has...
01-17-23, 11:26 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,700
Posted By don compton

01-15-23, 09:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,206
Posted By spelger

take your pants off when you ride.

take your pants off when you ride.
01-15-23, 09:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,206
Posted By 2manybikes

old toe straps very small bungy cords , I like...

old toe straps
very small bungy cords , I like this the best.
01-15-23, 08:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,206
Posted By tcs

Vintage Tiffany sterling silver cycling pants...

Vintage Tiffany sterling silver cycling pants clip:

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01-10-23, 01:07 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 8,291
Posted By shelbyfv

My thots in easy to understand pictures...

My thots in easy to understand pictures :deadhorse2: :troll:
01-07-23, 05:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,483
Posted By wolfchild

:popcorn

:popcorn
01-06-23, 10:42 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 20,011
Posted By mstateglfr

You dont need to project your insecurities and...

You dont need to project your insecurities and shortcomings on others.
Nobody of consequence will think someone is not a serious cyclist just because they have rim brakes. Nobody of consequence...
01-06-23, 08:42 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 20,011
Posted By JohnDThompson

Why would you replace a bike just because it has...

Why would you replace a bike just because it has unfashionable brakes?
01-06-23, 07:47 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 20,011
Posted By wolfchild

I have two bikes with disc brakes and one with...

I have two bikes with disc brakes and one with rim brakes. I enjoy riding my rim brakes bike as much as my disc brakes bikes. I see nothing wromg with properly adjusted rim brakes. The only...
01-06-23, 07:38 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 20,011
Posted By Steel Charlie

We don't need no steenkin' disc brakes

We don't need no steenkin' disc brakes
01-06-23, 07:35 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 20,011
Posted By seypat

Yes, to the OP.

Yes, to the OP.
01-05-23, 01:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,585
Posted By dedhed

One word - Paragraphs

One word - Paragraphs
12-31-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 520
Posted By KCT1986

Seems like cable is on the wrong side of the...

Seems like cable is on the wrong side of the bolt.

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12-31-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,353
Posted By phughes

If you are really concerned about it, and will be...

If you are really concerned about it, and will be riding on salt covered roads a lot, spray the bike down with Boeshield, then clean the Boeshield off in the spring. You can rinse the bike during the...
12-26-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,778
Posted By Classtime

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For the Sachs
12-20-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,168
Posted By xiaoman1

Wishing All A Happy Holiday

Wishing a Merry Christmas to All, and a Bountiful New Year!...
Forum: Commuting
12-19-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,138
Posted By noglider

It depends on the construction of the tire, the...

It depends on the construction of the tire, the width of the tire, the condition of the roads, and total weight of rider+bike+cargo. After you do some experiments, your favorite pressure might be...
12-15-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,343
Posted By 10 Wheels

2009 Tour. I beat my Car every year. 15,923 miles...

2009 Tour. I beat my Car every year. 15,923 miles that year.
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12-06-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 10,965
Posted By Lombard

Well if humans ate more "rabbit food" they would...

Well if humans ate more "rabbit food" they would not only not have heart disease, but they may become as horny as rabbits.

Remember, old rabbits die hard. :D
12-05-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 10,965
Posted By ARider2

I have been riding bicycles, skating and skiing...

I have been riding bicycles, skating and skiing in the winter for well more than a half century and I’m going to continue to as long as I can.
12-05-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 10,965
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Whatever. They can pry my bike from my cold dead...

Whatever. They can pry my bike from my cold dead fingers.
11-14-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,827
Posted By phughes

I tried them, but unfortunately when I tried to...

I tried them, but unfortunately when I tried to put them on, they rolled over and played dead . :innocent:
08-08-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,562
Posted By Mojo31

If it were me, I would not be disclosing that...

If it were me, I would not be disclosing that information about my mom in a public forum.
07-17-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,583
Posted By Duo

i use strapless bicycle toe clips; amazon has...

i use strapless bicycle toe clips; amazon has tons of them.

https://www.amazon.com/EVO-Double-Quick-Strapless-Clips/dp/B004QMJ9EQ/ref=sr_1_24?keywords=toe+clips&qid=1658086361&sr=8-24

this is...
07-16-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 576
Posted By cxwrench

This question should be posted in the proper...

This question should be posted in the proper section...bicycle mechanics...not GD. And show some class OP.
07-05-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By Rolla

I haven't found any finishing tape that sticks...

I haven't found any finishing tape that sticks nearly as well as electrical tape, unrefined and inelegant as it may be.
07-03-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 27,131
Posted By cxwrench

You...new guy w/ 5 entire posts...are absolutely,...

You...new guy w/ 5 entire posts...are absolutely, completely, and massively confused. There are NO abrasive materials in dish soap. 'Scratching' a bicycle chain? Please.
06-27-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,460
Posted By Rdmonster69

It's painful being so awesome.

It's painful being so awesome.
06-10-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,576
Posted By cat0020

I remember it came in a case with a watch: ...

I remember it came in a case with a watch:
https://www.speedbicycles.ch/works/dura_ace_25th/dura_ace_25th_1998.html
https://www.speedbicycles.ch/works/dura_ace_25th/speed_047.jpg...
05-05-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By cxwrench

As the previous posters have said pull the post...

As the previous posters have said pull the post out you'll know. If you're wondering about length just measure it and don't get anything shorter. Should be pretty easy to figure this out.
05-05-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I had one bike company suggest DP-460 for...

I had one bike company suggest DP-460 for repairing their bike's failed drop out/stay joint. I did this over 10 years ago and a couple of years ago that bike came into the shop for a tune up. The...
05-04-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,476
Posted By ThermionicScott

Yes, a tube properly patched with a Rema kit is...

Yes, a tube properly patched with a Rema kit is as good as new, and will last until something else takes it out.
05-03-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By mstateglfr

Bare metal rusts. Spray some wd40 on a towel and...

Bare metal rusts. Spray some wd40 on a towel and twist the steerer tube around inside the towel for a few seconds and that will remove the superficial rust you are concerned about.
When you build...
05-02-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By trailangel

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_d...

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=366&category=71
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