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08-31-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By ceelint

??? No derailleur on this bike

??? No derailleur on this bike
08-21-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 271,449
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I've already posted this in the regular Post your...

I've already posted this in the regular Post your SSFG thread, but I guess I'll post it here as well, since I'm well over 40 years old.

So, after nearly 6 years, I've finally built a new bike....
04-28-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,427
Posted By indyfabz

You sold them shifters that are both around 50...

You sold them shifters that are both around 50 years old. I would move on. :D
04-27-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,073
Posted By Rolla

I think it's a lot more fun to experience it than...

I think it's a lot more fun to experience it than to calculate it, but there are members here who will have a nerdgasm at the opportunity to flex. Stay tuned. :)

...
04-22-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,068
Posted By Hondo Gravel

A Bubba cursed at me a few years ago while riding...

A Bubba cursed at me a few years ago while riding in the middle of nowhere. A few weeks later I was at the same line at Walmart with the offending Bubba. I asked the Bubba why he liked to harass...
04-15-22, 02:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,936
Posted By 50PlusCycling

If it hasn't been mentioned, don't listen to...

If it hasn't been mentioned, don't listen to music while riding. Your ears can tell you a lot about what is going on behind you. They can tell you a vehicle is approaching, the can tell you how fast...
04-04-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,030
Posted By WhyFi

Lived in Brooklyn for 10 years, commuted by bike...

Lived in Brooklyn for 10 years, commuted by bike to Manhattan. You can be assertive without being a dickhole that endangers and pisses off everyone else.
03-31-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,030
Posted By Juan Foote

You have clearly never seen that Kevin Bacon...

You have clearly never seen that Kevin Bacon movie about bicycle messengers. I seent it twice. Eggspert level.

I watched half of Footloose and can dance like Fred Astaire.

/skillz
03-11-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,977
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The excellent TV series Justified was based on...

The excellent TV series Justified was based on the principal protagonists in Fire in the Hole which was one of the novellas in the book of short stories, When the Women Come Out to Dance.

My...
02-21-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By bykemike

I'm not so sure the words Schwinn and lightweight...

I'm not so sure the words Schwinn and lightweight work that well together. There is a world of track bike frames for sale, it takes a while to figure out which way you want to go. Lightest bikes in...
02-19-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,907
Posted By SpeedyBlueBiker

I carry an expired DL, a credit card, $20 cash,...

I carry an expired DL, a credit card, $20 cash, my phone which is in my rear jersey pocket, and my bus pass.
When outside the US I carry some local currency, a laminated copy of my passport, my...
01-28-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,003
Posted By Hypno Toad

Thanks again for the helpful posts! Here's my...

Thanks again for the helpful posts! Here's my solutions, using two albums covers that are missing the LPs. Packing tape hinge at the bottom, leaving enough room for 3-4 albums. One Velcro strap and...
01-16-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,039
Posted By bruce19

Riding motorcycles since 1975 and road bicycles...

Riding motorcycles since 1975 and road bicycles since 1981. A lot of my moto friends are also cyclists. Whether one has an affinity/understanding of the other is just a matter of the person involved....
10-06-21, 01:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,833
Posted By Lazyass

I have a 26" Cannondale with some road tires and...

I have a 26" Cannondale with some road tires and I've thought about getting these bars. I just wish they weren't steel and the tips need to be a little narrower. Even the smallest size is too wide...
10-05-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,833
Posted By SkinGriz

Would be cool idea for a few local friends to go...

Would be cool idea for a few local friends to go in on one together. They could pass it around on bikes they are considering putting drop bars on. Think ďI donít want to be out 100$ or the time to...
07-13-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By sweeks

THIS?...

THIS? (https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/niterider-tail-light-mount-for-aero-seatposts?adl=1&gclid=CjwKCAjw87SHBhBiEiwAukSeUVXxMkO7NfqYilQRRxLWDmD3pNF-TNM4xuyPIYlCETat27arp_gygRoCalcQAvD_BwE)
06-13-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,631
Posted By Mikefule

Did about 18 miles today, of which about 8 miles...

Did about 18 miles today, of which about 8 miles was off road. Several pedal strikes and I fell off into the undergrowth once. Plenty of fun, though....
06-02-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,452
Posted By Broctoon

I took this selfie at one of the checkpoints: ...

I took this selfie at one of the checkpoints:


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...
05-17-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,061
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Views: 527,178
Posted By BillyD

MaddMaxx - disruption/trolling/public nuisance -...

MaddMaxx - disruption/trolling/public nuisance - who knows how long?
02-10-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,532
Posted By veganbikes

ISO 6 bolt is fine, Threaded cogs are even better...

ISO 6 bolt is fine, Threaded cogs are even better and even the carrier stuff is fine even if proprietary because it does make cog changes easy. this is just dumb. An odd three bolt system using 3mm...
09-28-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 12,744
Posted By SurferRosa

^ This, friends ... and others. Heed this sacred...

^ This, friends ... and others. Heed this sacred warning! Heed, lest ye catapult thyself over thine bars, into a godless world of contempt. And, ultimately ... death.

Ecclesiastes 13:1 Learn to...
09-24-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,097
Posted By Ogsarg

This. I don't feel comfortable without it anymore.

This. I don't feel comfortable without it anymore.
09-21-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By SurferRosa

Turns out, the lonely clerk had been on the wagon...

Turns out, the lonely clerk had been on the wagon for nearly a year, and your small gift was just enough to entice him back to his former self. One thing led to another -- a reckless binge, thrown...
09-21-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,385
Posted By ofajen

That should only matter with regard to skid...

That should only matter with regard to skid patches on fixed gear if you do that sort of thing. 48/17 would spread wear among 17 skid patches while 48/18 would only create three patches. So you would...
09-17-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,925
Posted By 79pmooney

Several points from a guy who's been riding fix...

Several points from a guy who's been riding fix gears for 44 years and 4 laps around the planet. (No,not literally, but if you added up the miles ...)

1) I've always ridden with two good brakes....
08-28-20, 03:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,155
Posted By Sorg67

I am going through a similar transition. I do...

I am going through a similar transition. I do not have a liter bike. But even my 650 Kawasaki Versys is fast enough to get into trouble.

However, if ridden sensibly I think motorcycles can be...
08-18-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,111
Posted By BillyD

You've been here just four freaking months, and...

You've been here just four freaking months, and you arrived during a pandemic. Have you been quarantined? Tested?

Lighten up, man, you're getting all wound up over nothing.
08-12-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,587
Posted By Mikefule

I have various unicycles from 24 inch to 36, a...

I have various unicycles from 24 inch to 36, a fixed gear road bike and a 2 x 10 gravel bike. At the moment, the fixed is my first choice for most rides including a short commute.

I have used it...
05-28-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,604
Posted By Jim from Boston

Best Accessories to Start With?Only one out of 11...

Best Accessories to Start With?Only one out of 11 preceding replies recommends a rear view mirror. :(
05-25-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,920
Posted By Metieval

he didn't!! he brought a Cable Lock into the...

he didn't!!

he brought a Cable Lock into the conversation of a Cable Lock thread.

here is a picture...
05-25-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,920
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Ya know, indy, if things are that constrained on...

Ya know, indy, if things are that constrained on what is obviously a bit of humour, they can delete it and ban me. If that is taken as a serious threat to society, they can delete it and ban me. If...
05-22-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,192
Posted By robsta

I've had one of these wheels(non hub brake...

I've had one of these wheels(non hub brake version) for about 10-12 years. Used it a lot to tour around Japan.
Most of the time I have the usual fixed/non fixed flip flop hub. If I know I will have...
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