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09-26-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,669
Posted By vespasianus

Unless you stopped at some point to smoke weed on...

Unless you stopped at some point to smoke weed on the side of a road, it is not a real ride.
09-04-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,445
Posted By Barry2

Wired shifters.

I’ve the 12sp Di2 disc version. Next time I do bar tape I plan on wiring the shifters.
I don’t like having coin cells in the shifters and bettershifting claims a 50% increase in battery life (seat...
05-17-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 869
Posted By chas58

shoot, anything from cygolite or night rider...

shoot, anything from cygolite or night rider would work fine. I've found my light in motion were not very durable, but the first two are pretty bomb proof.
04-24-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,475
Posted By badger1

Spring is always a very strange season here on...

Spring is always a very strange season here on teh Biek Forms, but this spring has seemed especially odd here in 'General'. Strange threads popping up all over the place; one could be forgiven for...
04-17-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,178
Posted By Geo_Zegarra2016

Thanks, everyone! I've decided to go with the GRX...

Thanks, everyone! I've decided to go with the GRX 800 and use the rest of the money I saved for pedals, and bike packing stuff I will need like a tent and such. I am sure my days of getting Di2 will...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,766
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You guys should see my legs after an hour with...

You guys should see my legs after an hour with kittens! :eek:
04-11-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By dwmckee

Oops, I'm sorry, the question was about GRX Di2...

Oops, I'm sorry, the question was about GRX Di2 upgrades. They told us the firmware upgrade for 11 to 12-speed will be available just for the later model non GRX Di2 shifters, and I believe they had...
04-01-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By Koyote

At this point, I would be hesitant to buy any new...

At this point, I would be hesitant to buy any new bike with an 11sp drivetrain.
03-31-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By mstateglfr

I guess that is one way to store tires. Another...

I guess that is one way to store tires. Another way is to let the shop store the tires until you need them by just not buying tires 7 years in advance.
03-14-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,419
Posted By Rolla

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:lol:
03-11-22, 03:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By guijs

Follow up

Just a follow up. The local distributor immediately offered a new frame to be delivered in april. I said I didnít want to wait (99,99% chance it would be delayed), so they will take the bike back and...
03-07-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By Koyote

The shop is doing exactly what they should be...

The shop is doing exactly what they should be doing, and they went above and beyond by giving you a loaner bike. Sit tight. Seems you can be confident that the shop is handling this nicely.
02-26-22, 02:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,848
Posted By Ironfish653

Just some factory Pro downhill racers back in...

Just some factory Pro downhill racers back in 1996.

We get it; 1983 was the peak of bicycle design and technology; itís all been downhill from there.:50:
02-23-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,635
Posted By prj71

Old man yells at cloud. Tonight at 10pm. I...

Old man yells at cloud. Tonight at 10pm.

I started cycling in the 80's. I'll take 1x drivetrains, cartridge bearing hubs, better tire technology, disc brakes, longer lasting parts, etc. over that...
02-22-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 879
Posted By 70sSanO

Yes, cutting edge aero technology. ...

Yes, cutting edge aero technology.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x359/moon_eyes_d1a28eeb952d69870e73f2a8dac1e03c436e9115.jpg

John
02-17-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,133
Posted By KerryIrons

For most people, this is a sure path to saddle...

For most people, this is a sure path to saddle sores. Over the decades and hundreds of thousands of mile, my wife and I have found that the best practice is to wash shorts after every ride.
02-14-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,040
Posted By PeteHski

Deep section aero wheels are about the last thing...

Deep section aero wheels are about the last thing you want when descending a mountain at high speed
02-14-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,017
Posted By shelbyfv

I wish you would go ahead and post a link to...

I wish you would go ahead and post a link to whatever you are shilling. Then maybe the mods would put a stop to this bot spamming.
01-30-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,040
Posted By Iride01

That just sounds like jealousy. If $10,000...

That just sounds like jealousy.

If $10,000 is chump change to someone, then why shouldn't they buy what they desire? Better that they keep the economy moving spending some money than hoarding it...
01-30-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,040
Posted By bruce19

One thing you never have to do here is to justify...

One thing you never have to do here is to justify a second bike....or a third....or fourth....
01-23-22, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 373,076
Posted By HTupolev

Near Pilchuck. ...

Near Pilchuck.

https://i.imgur.com/TVFztGt.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Vnhyved.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/fpEuOuz.jpg
01-20-22, 02:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,811
Posted By sean.hwy

My gf is under 5 feet. She rides a Liv devote adv...

My gf is under 5 feet. She rides a Liv devote adv 2. She uses lightspeed carbon wheels for the road and the OEM wheels and tires for the gravel.

Seat tube is 39 cm....
01-19-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,323
Posted By dwmckee

I agree, and I suggest staying 9-speed where all...

I agree, and I suggest staying 9-speed where all road and MT components are compatible. That makes it easy and reliable. Get a Deore long cage 9 speed RD and whatever shifters you like. 9-speed gaps...
01-18-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,914
Posted By chaadster

I definitely think that lighter wheels feel more...

I definitely think that lighter wheels feel more lively and responsive. I mean, to get to the end of the ride as fast as possible youíre going to have to leave it all out on the road regardless of...
01-18-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,914
Posted By shelbyfv

Is that not enough?:foo:

Is that not enough?:foo:
01-17-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,562
Posted By 70sSanO

If you can touch the ground while sitting on your...

If you can touch the ground while sitting on your saddle, it is probably too low.

John
01-17-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,883
Posted By cyclezen

FYI I also did a bell search a few months back...

FYI
I also did a bell search a few months back - thinking it might be better than having to 'vocalize' whenever passing someone on the MUP... (bells don;t mean anything out in city/street traffic -...
01-16-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,130
Posted By Trsnrtr

Don't you need to carry two spare wheels? :foo:

Don't you need to carry two spare wheels? :foo:
01-16-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,130
Posted By Koyote

I'm way too smart to ever ride a bike in those...

I'm way too smart to ever ride a bike in those conditions.
01-16-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,130
Posted By Chuck M

I don't think you know how questions work. ...

I don't think you know how questions work.



Thankfully one of the good things to come from the pandemic is curbside pickup which eliminates that discrimination.



This would be a good...
01-16-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,130
Posted By Homebrew01

Strange logic. I always thought NOT knowing was...

Strange logic. I always thought NOT knowing was the reason to ask questions.
01-16-22, 03:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,130
Posted By OldTryGuy

IMO, a CRAPPY ANSWER :foo:

IMO, a CRAPPY ANSWER :foo:
01-16-22, 03:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,130
Posted By MarcusT

You sound like a passive aggressive spouse

You sound like a passive aggressive spouse
01-12-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,684
Posted By mstateglfr

A goatlink is $25 A roadlink is $21 A...

A goatlink is $25
A roadlink is $21

A goatlink is for shadow+ RDs.
A roadlink is for 'standard' RDs.

They are different products designed to fill different needs.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,094
Posted By Psimet2001

HAHAHAHA - yeah I bought a bike shop to store...

HAHAHAHA - yeah I bought a bike shop to store mine. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,094
Posted By Koyote

Oh, sure, I get that parts availability is still...

Oh, sure, I get that parts availability is still problematic...But I'm not currently looking for a new bike. I just meant that, if the big brands are building monopoly power on the retail side,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,094
Posted By Psimet2001

This will still be handled. ...

This will still be handled.

trek/giant/specialized will take over all the retail space they want. Independent dealers of theirs will either cease to exist or simply exist in territories that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,094
Posted By Psimet2001

The bubble is upon us?

For those that don't already know - yes I am in the industry. Most of us have been talking about the impending bubble of inventory that is coming. You see when the shortages first hit just about...
01-09-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,049
Posted By shelbyfv

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No comment...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,677
Posted By Sy Reene

You have to know what you're doing. The used...

You have to know what you're doing. The used market is currently pretty stoopid
Eg. Here's a used Trek SL6 Disc Pro from TPC: ...
12-19-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,335
Posted By Koyote

I guess no one told that to any of my bikesÖ...

I guess no one told that to any of my bikesÖ Because I do that all the time, and the world has not yet ended.
12-18-21, 04:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,053
Posted By Badger6

Which on my first disc brake equipped CX bike...

Which on my first disc brake equipped CX bike (with QR axles) was as simple as opening the cam lever old the wheel on the ground, and drop the fork/frame over the top of the axle, ensuring it was all...
12-17-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,053
Posted By shelbyfv

My negative experience with QR and discs involved...

My negative experience with QR and discs involved removing/replacing the front wheel. Very fiddly to get the brake alignment right. If you don't have to remove the wheel to transport the bike, that...
12-16-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,725
Posted By Cyclist0108

Many shifting systems have a trim setting, which...

Many shifting systems have a trim setting, which is like a half-shift in the front. It will move the derailleur slightly to minimize rubbing.
12-15-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By Koyote

Yep. Been there, done that. Working too quickly...

Yep. Been there, done that. Working too quickly and without my glasses.
12-14-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,492
Posted By dwmckee

It is not that one is better than the other, just...

It is not that one is better than the other, just that roadies that cross over to gravel are more comfortable with the 2x they grew up with and mountain riders that cross over to gravel like to stay...
12-06-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,365
Posted By Chilepines

Have you counted the cost of eTube wires at $27...

Have you counted the cost of eTube wires at $27 each ($150), junction A ($115) and B ($30), battery ($125), Bluetooth module ($90) and charger ($125)? That is almost $700.
12-03-21, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,410
Posted By raceboy

Iím sure the cops concluded that the cyclists...

Iím sure the cops concluded that the cyclists inside the bike shop caused the crash.
11-24-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,327
Posted By downhillmaster

Thanks for posting this. I just found out that...

Thanks for posting this.
I just found out that I won a huge amount of money in a South African lottery that I donít recall having even entered.
Anyways, once I pay the taxes and receive my...
11-19-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,342
Posted By fourfa

Cool, I'm happy for you that you live in a place...

Cool, I'm happy for you that you live in a place where you don't find the front flash necessary. I have the exact opposite experience commuting in San Francisco, where every other vehicle is an uber...
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