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11-15-23, 07:06 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,087
Posted By smd4

Of course Iím much better off! But it took a...

Of course Iím much better off! But it took a whole LOT of hard work, and some luck, over decades.

Donít give me that crap about national debt. You act like youíve got to pay it off yourself...
11-15-23, 09:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 911
Posted By BTinNYC

For the same reason Campy Power Torque cranksets...

For the same reason Campy Power Torque cranksets aren't capped off?

heh :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-23, 11:33 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,460
Posted By Kai Winters

And it's smart ass comments, especially the...

And it's smart ass comments, especially the 'Y'all' crap that make me not want to comment.
I'm done here...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-23, 11:31 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,460
Posted By tomato coupe

That saddle tilt won't benefit from...

That saddle tilt won't benefit from micromanagement -- it requires a complete corporate shake up.
10-28-23, 08:41 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,578
Posted By Polaris OBark

I think what makes some folks look old is their...

I think what makes some folks look old is their tendency to repeat themselves a lot:

...
10-20-23, 05:37 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,006
Posted By Jeff Neese

That happens with a lot of actually knowledgeable...

That happens with a lot of actually knowledgeable people, especially in the Bicycle Mechanics forum. There are a handful of characters who consistently post nonsense and misinformation and who reveal...
10-14-23, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By FBinNY

To the OP I (for one) don't need the life...

To the OP

I (for one) don't need the life history, but would like a clear, concise description of the specific problem.

Also, to be sure we're on the same page ---- derailleur hangers are...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-23, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 43,213
Posted By tomato coupe

When the advocates of waxing can't agree on some...

When the advocates of waxing can't agree on some of the basic steps, why is it a surprise that waxing isn't more popular?
09-10-23, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Mackers

You're looking for one of these. ...

You're looking for one of these.

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08-30-23, 11:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,454
Posted By USAZorro

The story is great, and I do like MVDP. On the...

The story is great, and I do like MVDP. On the flip side, it seems to me that they got away with a LOT of unsavory tactics in the Tour (yes, I think Phillipsen is an ass), and I've seen some of the...
08-29-23, 09:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,454
Posted By USAZorro

I hear you. As I watch, I am struck by how...

I hear you. As I watch, I am struck by how visceral my dislike for Alpecin Deceunick (sp?) is. It all started six or so weeks back with Phillipsen. I have massive respect for MVDP, but their team...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-23, 01:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,990
Posted By urbanknight

Since you mentioned that your current tires are...

Since you mentioned that your current tires are tubeless ready, and that they have had multiple flats in the past, I want to caution you that old stretched out tires with holes in them are even...
07-20-23, 03:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,320
Posted By Eric F

Wout Van Aert? I will bet you $10...$100...$1000?...

Wout Van Aert? I will bet you $10...$100...$1000? (your choice). Your prediction will not happen this year.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-23, 01:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,907
Posted By BillyD

Let's be reasonable here, Larry. The unnecessary...

Let's be reasonable here, Larry. The unnecessary noise your bike is making is an irritant, you expect people to suffer in silence because you choose to ride around with a noisy bike? That's not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-23, 09:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,907
Posted By Broctoon

If that happened to me, I think that would have...

If that happened to me, I think that would have been my last time riding with that group.
07-20-23, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,282
Posted By Polaris OBark

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Well, I have 2 goldens and 2 cats, so there is that. I don't...
07-14-23, 12:19 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 6,361
Posted By Eric F

Why does it matter to you? I don't see why...

Why does it matter to you? I don't see why giving a straight response in a mostly-BS thread needs any kind of justification.
07-07-23, 08:28 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 6,361
Posted By Chuck M

WD-40 is not a lube. The OP should use whale...

WD-40 is not a lube. The OP should use whale tallow for this application.
06-29-23, 12:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,812
Posted By diphthong

if we were doing a lowest points possible...

if we were doing a lowest points possible challenge (46 velogames $$/credits), here is the dream team:

...
06-18-23, 02:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,285
Posted By Polaris OBark

We make some exceptions given an extreme level of...

We make some exceptions given an extreme level of arrogance infused with idiocy.
06-18-23, 02:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,285
Posted By Polaris OBark

Ice skating works because ice melts under...

Ice skating works because ice melts under pressure, whereas the phase diagram for most other solids show that pressure has the opposite effect.

That's junior high level physical chemistry. I don't...
06-17-23, 01:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By diphthong

gino...rip. the athletes that drive this...

gino...rip.


the athletes that drive this sport often make it look so easy, to our eyes, that we can occasionally forget how brutally difficult it is.


road conditions, whether it's actual...
06-03-23, 04:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,866
Posted By PeteHski

Okay, nevermind my last post. I see this...

Okay, nevermind my last post. I see this discussion is a waste of time.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-23, 07:43 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,827
Posted By Polaris OBark

Dog-eat-dog Kapitalizm: They are cheaping out...

Dog-eat-dog Kapitalizm: They are cheaping out with narrow 32mm tires, instead of putting 38mm tires on.
05-10-23, 07:46 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,022
Posted By Eric F

Just because you donít have the knowledge and...

Just because you donít have the knowledge and experience to recognize or appreciate the difference between high-end and low-end bikes and parts doesnít mean other folks also donít. To some folks, the...
05-09-23, 09:21 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,103
Posted By Eric F

You aren't paying attention. The crash was not a...

You aren't paying attention. The crash was not a result of CF frame failure. Maybe racing should be banned to prevent crashes where people sometimes get hurt.
05-09-23, 03:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,082
Posted By diphthong

horrible prediction for stage 4...maybe remco...

horrible prediction for stage 4...maybe remco lets taaramae or oscar rodriguez or conti get away for the breakaway win but otherwise, those two, flattish km's to the finish after the summit speak to...
05-08-23, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By USAZorro

According to my reckoning, the Giro starts on...

According to my reckoning, the Giro starts on stage 4.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-23, 07:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,653
Posted By GhostRider62

White from Memorial Day to Labor day only.

White from Memorial Day to Labor day only.
04-26-23, 08:23 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,448
Posted By genejockey

Please. There's nobody more elitist than the...

Please. There's nobody more elitist than the "reverse snob". Nobody cares as much about his equipment and his image than the guy who tries to prove he's not elitist.
04-17-23, 05:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,127
Posted By indyfabz

Iím not taking the bait, but help yourselves.

Iím not taking the bait, but help yourselves.
04-12-23, 10:54 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 6,723
Posted By Eric F

Wheelsets are significantly more expensive than...

Wheelsets are significantly more expensive than tires.
04-12-23, 06:10 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 6,723
Posted By chaadster

Thatís a fascinating statement, and really speaks...

Thatís a fascinating statement, and really speaks to the nature and quality of the discussions around here, I think. BF is like the 4Chan of the cycling world sometimes.
03-28-23, 07:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,735
Posted By sarhog

Why not recommend down tube shifters and rim...

Why not recommend down tube shifters and rim brakes while youíre at it?

For the OP, make sure you follow Canyonís sizing recommendations, they size their bikes weird. I bought a new Canyon Grail a...
03-10-23, 10:08 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 7,657
Posted By Ironfish653

Needed to make glue for my sew-up tubulars?...

Needed to make glue for my sew-up tubulars? :innocent:
03-10-23, 10:03 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 7,657
Posted By Ironfish653

WE thank you, Mr. Peterson, and your recumbent...

WE thank you, Mr. Peterson, and your recumbent disciple, for showing us the One True Way of the Retrogrouch Unracer.

We shall paddle our dead horses in exaltation!
...
02-25-23, 10:33 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 12,894
Posted By tomato coupe

I think we can all agree that everyone would be...

I think we can all agree that everyone would be happier if we quit using the term “gravel”, and adopted “rutabaga” instead.
02-21-23, 07:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,227
Posted By unterhausen

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discuss...

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1267928-bike-forum-threads-we-wish-would-die-insert-link.html
02-14-23, 12:07 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 12,651
Posted By PeteHski

Mate, just buy some reasonably light 35-50 mm...

Mate, just buy some reasonably light 35-50 mm deep aero wheels with 20+ mm internal rims within your budget and ride with the knowledge that a few hundred grams isnít going to make any major...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-23, 04:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 955
Posted By DaveSSS

I lose about the same amount of pressure with...

I lose about the same amount of pressure with tubeless, as tubed. I prefer orange seal endurance sealant. For pressure, see the zipp pressure calculator. https://axs.sram.com/guides/tire/pressure...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-23, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,239
Views: 552,348
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea it looks very nice. I have some gold valve...

Yea it looks very nice. I have some gold valve stem caps and nuts, and see they have a gold version of that tape and think it would very nice as well.
02-03-23, 12:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,072
Posted By jaxgtr

The Park Tool DKB 1.1 If your shifter or...

The Park Tool DKB 1.1

If your shifter or derailleur does not work, you need the new Park Tools Derailleur Kicking Boot.

...
02-02-23, 10:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,635
Posted By Erzulis Boat

The front shifter.

The front shifter.
02-02-23, 06:52 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 7,649
Posted By Trakhak

Just got through reading yet another needlessly...

Just got through reading yet another needlessly snarky handbags-at-dawn thread. It was a pleasure to come across the quoted posts and be reminded that the forum can actually be helpful.
02-02-23, 01:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,072
Posted By SurferRosa

When the front shifter and/or front derailleur...

When the front shifter and/or front derailleur stop working properly, don't disassemble them and try to correct the problem. Instead, live with it and ask bikeforums how to use the bike as it wasn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 10:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,776
Posted By mstateglfr

A modern Pinarello road bike with nose up B17 is...

A modern Pinarello road bike with nose up B17 is why I keep coming back to this place.

Legit- that color is cool.
01-30-23, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By BillyD

The easiest way to get banned (again) is to...

The easiest way to get banned (again) is to discuss a PM in public. PM means PRIVATE Memo, between you and another party, in this case yours truly. If you wish to discuss your banning, or anything...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2,239
Views: 552,348
Posted By sean.hwy

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01-25-23, 01:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,628
Posted By Koyote

Okay, dude, I owe you one. I had no intention of...

Okay, dude, I owe you one. I had no intention of trying this, since I bought the wheels about seven weeks ago, and their return window is 30 days. But after reading your suggestion, I gave them a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-23, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 305,837
Posted By Phatman

Good to know about the Enve brake track--the...

Good to know about the Enve brake track--the carbon rim brake wheels I used circa 2015 were terrifying dry or wet. And I live in the mountains and I'm 195-200 pounds, so heat buildup is a big...
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