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11-25-23, 01:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 507
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Bikes found in Target, etc began putting 28"...

Bikes found in Target, etc began putting 28" callouts on their hybrid bikes a few years ago here in the USA also.
11-18-23, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 430
Posted By Jeff Wills

If youíre looking for budget-friendly 700C rims,...

If youíre looking for budget-friendly 700C rims, itís hard to go wrong with Sun CR-18. Easily available in 36-hole and either polished or silver anodized.
I donít know if these can be made...
11-14-23, 09:59 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,087
Posted By indyfabz

And some of them will drop you like a bad habit. ...

And some of them will drop you like a bad habit.

I was doing an MS charity ride out that way. An Amish teen got mixed up in the crowd for a bit. She was wearing a dress, one of those white hair...
10-10-23, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 601
Posted By SoCaled

C&V solution - Stick a map on your wall with...

C&V solution - Stick a map on your wall with thumb tacks. Cross off or highlight areas after you ride them. Only half kidding, this is how I got to know New Orleans, on foot, pre-internet.
Forum: Commuting
10-06-23, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By fooferdoggie

You know you're a serious commuter when

I had a little fridge in my shop and every shared a regular fridge where I put my groceries I got when I grabbed lunch. then I would have to empty my bag in it then fill it back up when I left. so...
09-11-23, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,409
Posted By Colorado Kid

Carbon Fiber will not solve your problem! On a...

Carbon Fiber will not solve your problem! On a bicycle, CF is fragile stuff. How fragile? A few years ago one of the bigger teams were in the tour, in a Time Trial no less. All was going well until...
09-10-23, 03:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,039
Posted By bwilli88

I rather like my Schwalbe Big Apples. 700cx50mm ...

I rather like my Schwalbe Big Apples. 700cx50mm
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Forum: Folding Bikes
09-04-23, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By jfouellette

Remise of minivelo frame

Since getting my Silverock minivelo, I’ve had this extra frame. I decided to use some parts I’ve accumulated. The New parts are the tires, handlebar, grips, extender, c‚bles and friction shifter....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-23, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 822
Posted By Iride01

Stated tire width by the manufacturer doesn't...

Stated tire width by the manufacturer doesn't include the rubber on the outside of the casing is what I always heard. As well the pressure you pump them up to will make some difference.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-23, 08:31 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,188
Posted By datlas

This. Find some local climbs and get to work!

This. Find some local climbs and get to work!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-23, 08:16 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,188
Posted By big john

The simplest, cheapest way to improve your...

The simplest, cheapest way to improve your climbing is to climb lots. Obviously your weight is a limiting factor but to do the best with what you have do some long climbing rides.
When you do a lot...
Forum: Touring
08-22-23, 03:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,385
Posted By indyfabz

PSA: REIís Labor Day Sale starts Friday. Includes...

PSA: REIís Labor Day Sale starts Friday. Includes 25% of all Big Agnes gear and 30% of the Half Down SL tent. Sale good until 9/4. Shop early for the best selection.


But wait! Thereís more! 25%...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-23, 05:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,484
Posted By bblair

Maybe we have different replacement criteria. I...

Maybe we have different replacement criteria. I usually wait until the wear dimples are almost, but not quite gone. That said, Conti 4000 or 5000 last me well over 5000 miles.

The specs: mostly...
08-20-23, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 820
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: August 1983 in Bicycling magazine

Articles/Columns included in this post are:
INSIDE BICYCLING (editorial) "And the Winner Is..."
"Where Do Bicycles Come From?" (a look at the bicycle industry structure)
TECHNICAL Q&A

The...
08-14-23, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 666
Posted By Broctoon

Off topic comment, but OP, I see your dog enjoys...

Off topic comment, but OP, I see your dog enjoys the same type of ball as mine. She especially prefers the Chuckit brand, in Medium size. I throw them with a Chuckit stick, and they are her favorite...
08-08-23, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By SkinGriz

Do whatever you want. ETA so long as youíre...

Do whatever you want. ETA so long as youíre following the golden rule.

Be respectful and feign ignorance if caught.
08-07-23, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By wabi_damon

You can fit 32s with a wider rim, but it will be...

You can fit 32s with a wider rim, but it will be tight. We mount 32mm Continentals on Archetypes (~18mm internal width vs. 12.6mm internal widths of Lightweights) on Classics. It is right at the rear...
08-01-23, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By look566 rider

Paramount, bright enough for you?

Picked this up few weeks back. 1991 Paramount OS with full 8 speed Dura Ace down to hubs and bar end shifters. Eye searing neon yellow paint needs some touch up, which I am working on. Rides well....
07-21-23, 07:09 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,917
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Like that new fangled ship they've been talking...

Like that new fangled ship they've been talking about, that's powered by wind.
07-14-23, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By georges1

Ritchey Comp , ITM Big One, 3TTT Forge Ahead as...

Ritchey Comp , ITM Big One, 3TTT Forge Ahead as well Cannondale C1 & C2 stems might be good options.
Forum: Commuting
07-10-23, 04:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,326
Posted By jon c.

That's even older than my helmet.

That's even older than my helmet.
07-09-23, 11:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,401
Posted By bikingshearer

Well, that could have really sucked . . . .

On my ride today, the front end started feeling . . . odd, and my front wheel started pulling to one side. Kind of like when you don't tighten down the rear skewer enough and you pull the rear wheel...
07-06-23, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,482
Posted By boozergut

For motivation I would recommend reading Heft on...

For motivation I would recommend reading Heft on Wheels. The book really helped me and I re-read it regularly.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-23, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 135,065
Posted By BillyD

Addiction 2023.3

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Black Swallowtail
07-03-23, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By Frkl

bikes aren't cars, and even cars don't change...

bikes aren't cars, and even cars don't change every model year.

The differences in tech between a 2021 and a 2023 bike are probably/definitely near zero. Especially if you didn't immediately see...
07-03-23, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 795,395
Posted By big john

Saw a few groups but not as many as I expected...

Saw a few groups but not as many as I expected for a Saturday. Maybe they were afraid of the heat. Also, car traffic was light in the hills....
07-01-23, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By beng1

The secret to keeping safe on a bicycle or in any...

The secret to keeping safe on a bicycle or in any facet of life is to be intelligent, and not the type of intelligence defined by the Western military/industrial complex, but as defined by life...
06-28-23, 07:49 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 87,214
Posted By arex

The bike I spend most of my time on. 32 years...

The bike I spend most of my time on. 32 years old, upgraded, powdercoated, and reliable.
...
06-28-23, 05:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,126
Posted By Schweinhund

Single speed cruisers are da shizzle. as far as...

Single speed cruisers are da shizzle. as far as ride quality, it's hard to beat the best selling cruiser of all time, the huffy cranbrook.
fully disassemble and lube, and then reassemble and adjust...
06-26-23, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 795,395
Posted By t2p

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06-25-23, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 795,395
Posted By rsbob

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Swampy Swamp - sans creature...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-23, 03:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,446
Posted By tFUnK

The Volpe is what I would consider to be a good...

The Volpe is what I would consider to be a good century/light touring bike, so 🤷‍♂️

Not trying to talk anyone out of a new bike (I lost that privilege long ago when my stable started holding...
06-17-23, 10:27 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,812
Posted By 79pmooney

I am here because after my first season of racing...

I am here because after my first season of racing I vowed that { would buy and wear that goofy mushroom helmet if I raced another. i did, I was, i lived (barely). (And Sheldon heard my story. No,...
06-13-23, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By dedhed

One word - Liability

One word - Liability
06-12-23, 09:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 729
Posted By KerryIrons

This statement certainly is nonsense. Physical...

This statement certainly is nonsense. Physical therapy is just that. It can restore joint mobility and muscle strength and is necessary for a lot of people who don't have the presence of mind and...
06-11-23, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,721
Posted By Whitecoyote

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06-10-23, 10:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,287
Posted By bwilli88

I ride on some Panaracer Paselas, great for both...

I ride on some Panaracer Paselas, great for both road and gravel.
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06-10-23, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,813
Posted By seat_boy

I don't use clipless anymore with my fixed gear,...

I don't use clipless anymore with my fixed gear, just grippy pedals and shoes. Sometimes Crocs.

The key point is I have brakes front and rear, so I can control my legs from spinning more than I...
06-10-23, 02:00 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,917
Posted By delbiker1

Likely true. Something like the friction brifters...

Likely true. Something like the friction brifters that are being developed. Whatever the components become, they are too late for me.
06-09-23, 11:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,016
Posted By Barry2

This site might help Bicycle Rolling Resistance...

This site might help Bicycle Rolling Resistance (https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/)

Barry
Forum: Touring
06-03-23, 10:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,560
Posted By saddlesores

4-baggers became a thing, for a while, then...

4-baggers became a thing, for a while, then another thing came along. when the marketing professionals decide the market for the current thing is saturated, the next thing will be developed and...
05-31-23, 05:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,473
Posted By KerryIrons

Can't we just talk about waxing chains?

Can't we just talk about waxing chains?
05-27-23, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By Chicago Al

We saw the TdF peloton go by along the Seine in...

We saw the TdF peloton go by along the Seine in 2011, when I was fairly new to following bike racing and my wife wasn't into it at all, though she patiently waited with me. I snapped off a few photos...
05-19-23, 04:58 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 87,214
Posted By Tango1

I ...

I
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I've always wanted to try fixed gear. This bike came up locally for $60 and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-23, 01:46 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,826
Posted By tempocyclist

Because people are getting soft... 😜

Because people are getting soft... 😜
05-05-23, 09:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,074
Posted By badger1

When one interrogates a question such as this one...

When one interrogates a question such as this one must consider that the ontological status of a 'cyclist' is itself a bifurcation of the function of the reification of the gaze of the 'other.'...
05-05-23, 08:43 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,074
Posted By Troul

the valves are almost aligned, so they're a...

the valves are almost aligned, so they're a cyclist!
04-14-23, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 552
Posted By Winfried

Not sure what the goal is, but pointing the...

Not sure what the goal is, but pointing the cassette joint's arm backwards has been done (https://www.bromptonforum.net/t11229-brompton-2x8v-nexus#168705) on a Brompton when using Shimano non-turn...
04-09-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By jdawginsc

If someone is selling a Trek Multi track near...

If someone is selling a Trek Multi track near you, the wheels are 7-8 speed and 130mm OLD.

Might be a cheap way to get wheels.
03-31-23, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By Mr. 66

Foil and water is your friend for rust, bikes...

Foil and water is your friend for rust, bikes like those usually don't need much. A lot of the time bikes like yours just need new grease in the bearings and a little wd-40 here and there.

Get a...
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