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07-24-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 472
Posted By SwimmerMike

Aug 21st: SF Peninsula C&V riders getting together

GeneJockey and I are planning a 30-40 mile ride from the Woodside area on August 21st at 10:00AM. It'll be flat/rolling hitting the Portola loop and some side roads off of it. This is an open...
07-22-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,215
Posted By surak

On the men's side Remco isn't gassed, Primosz is...

On the men's side Remco isn't gassed, Primosz is banged up but not gassed, and let's be real, Pogacar broke a sweat no more than 4 times the entire TdF (3 wins and one double Ventoux stage). Plus if...
07-18-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By Nessism

I'd rebuild the wheel with a new rim. The OC rim...

I'd rebuild the wheel with a new rim. The OC rim uses a ERD (effective rim diameter) of 598mm. The Dyad is basically same which means you can use the same spokes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 842
Posted By Racing Dan

Just to clarify my above post. Ultegra and DA are...

Just to clarify my above post. Ultegra and DA are made from two clams shells that are glued/bonded together. Those are the ones that break from fatigue. 105 also has hollow arms and spindle, but is...
07-06-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,383
Posted By IBJoel

OK guys, this should be fixed now

OK guys, this should be fixed now
07-02-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By rcommbikes

Tada! Cranky rank and jccaclimber figured it out.

LBS gave me a hand. I was afraid that the end of the tube was somehow anchored in the carbon. Not! I really don’t care about the suspension, so I’ll have a friend skilled in lathe at work make me one...
Forum: Foo
06-25-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 511
Posted By BenzFanatic

Oof. You're getting too real over here.

Oof. You're getting too real over here.
06-25-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,871
Posted By Roychol

Just send it.

Just send it.
Forum: Commuting
06-23-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,584
Posted By eggnoggbubble

haha, 2 YEARS.....finally bought the PR a couple...

haha, 2 YEARS.....finally bought the PR a couple of weeks ago... will try to write a review at some point, once I've ridden it with some weight on the front (teleworking has killed my commute so I've...
Forum: Foo
06-20-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 784
Posted By noisebeam

BF works fine with these noscript permissions ...

BF works fine with these noscript permissions

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06-07-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,026
Posted By ClydeClydeson

I use the following formula: (Weight of...

I use the following formula:

(Weight of Rider + Bike) (in kg) divided by (cycling tips gravel rating x 3) + (riders age divided by 3)

Finally, multiply the answer to the above by zero, and add...
Forum: Touring
06-06-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,137
Posted By pakeboi

I got a New Surly Bridge Club 700c !

I got a New Surly Bridge Club 700c !
06-05-21, 09:11 PM
06-03-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By RVRBTR

Part Number for BB Bearings

SonsBike, and others - The bottom bracket bearings used on Burley's are standard industrial bearings. One pair of P/N 6203-2RS (17x40x12mm) on the rear spindle, and one pair of P/N 6003-2RS...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,049
Posted By SapInMyBlood

My two week old tubeless valve broke.. :/ ...

My two week old tubeless valve broke.. :/
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05-31-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,241
Posted By T-Mar

.... paticularly Darth Lefty

.... paticularly Darth Lefty
05-30-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,856
Posted By Eric F

Success!! Tire setup went easier than expected....

Success!! Tire setup went easier than expected. Cleaned the rims with degreaser and alcohol. One layer of electrical tape followed by one layer of Stan's tape. Tires went on with the help of a lever,...
05-27-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,497
Posted By pjcampbell

Here is my new old Yeti current progress: ...

Here is my new old Yeti current progress:
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It got the new...
05-24-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,089
Posted By grindr82

Thank you everyone for all of the input. The...

Thank you everyone for all of the input. The current market is truly tough. I feel fortunate to have found a bike in general. I had hoped to get a FS, but someone bought the last one in my size...
Forum: Commuting
05-22-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 241,000
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I found a really nice coffee mug! Very well...

I found a really nice coffee mug! Very well insulated, screw top, large capacity and a lock function
Fully watertight when inverted 👌...
05-20-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

‘96 Cannondale F500 project

Resurrected from the dust... stripped, cleaned, rubbing compound, polished, original paint. New wheels, tires, brakes, levers, grips, shifter, cassette, chain, derailleur, cranks, bb, fully rebuilt...
05-16-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,074
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I REALLY did it...

I realize I've been talking about selling off most of my bike collection for awhile (on this and other forums), when suddenly I came to a moment of clarity... and I actually DONATED (yes, gave away)...
05-12-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,242
Posted By friday1970

On your mom! Just kidding When I was 12...

On your mom!

Just kidding

When I was 12 or so, I'd ride from NE Fort Wayne suburbs to Grabil to buy those large jawbreakers and other goodies from Souder's candy store, roughly 26 miles round...
Forum: Touring
05-10-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,271
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Trip Report - The Empire State Trail - Completed

Hi Folks,

We have just returned from our vacation touring the Empire State Trail.

We started in Buffalo on Friday April 30th and finished May 10th
All in all we biked 10 days and 613 miles, 3...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,861
Posted By Nyah

https://www.dutch-clogs.com/wp-content/uploads/201...

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05-02-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By cxwrench

You don't remove them, just undo the 8mm bolt and...

You don't remove them, just undo the 8mm bolt and it pushes the crank off against the covers.
04-25-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By DMC707

New bike day !

This one has been a long time coming for me

Regarding Yeti Cycles, I have been indoctrinated, drank the Koolaid, and will probably ride turquoise until im done riding as long as they keep putting...
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By wgscott

A life tragically cut short

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Remembering Prince Philip, in his own words:Prince Philip: 90 of the Duke of Edinburgh’s most excruciating commentsIndependent (UK)...
04-04-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By woodcraft

Foldable trail dogs

https://cog.konaworld.com/kona-foldable-trail-dogs-available-in-web-store-now/
Forum: Commuting
03-31-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,049
Posted By locolobo13

They've finished the new bike lane on McClintock...

They've finished the new bike lane on McClintock Dr in Chandler yesterday. Most of the construction is gone. Tried it out yesterday and this morning.
Forum: Commuting
03-15-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,049
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1150: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1150:

Tough, tough ride today.

Temp was decent at 30F, but overnight we had 6" of wet, heavy snow on the ground and more was falling. Wind was blowing...
Forum: Commuting
03-14-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,347
Posted By andpan32

That’s right! Since the OP I have definitely...

That’s right! Since the OP I have definitely changed jobs! Infact I did another masters Degree in Urban Planning since then! Still don’t own a car
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By no motor?

Goodbye Bike Forums

I've enjoyed most of my time here but it's come to an end. This site helped me to learn how to ride more and better, but like most other hobby sites there comes a time when members run out of...
03-06-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By tungsten

Pic brings back memories...like,...wailing on...

Pic brings back memories...like,...wailing on those seat stay clevises with a rubber mallet to get them lined up for heat treating. lol....
Forum: Foo
02-24-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,188
Posted By droppedandlost

Good grief. Now I have to collect vintage coffee...

Good grief. Now I have to collect vintage coffee grinders? You guys are killing me.
02-23-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,914
Posted By badger1

Is there a relationship between the two?

Is there a relationship between the two?
Forum: Commuting
02-14-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,066
Posted By Road commuter

Commuting by bike was the best

Just saying. Commuting can be fun!

Recently retired. Rode just over 58,000 km commuting by bike during my last 13 years. Couldn't have survived the drudgery without it lol

Ride safe!!! David
Forum: Touring
02-10-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,383
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The main issue with the backpacker type acoustic...

The main issue with the backpacker type acoustic guitars is that they sound WORSE than the new el-cheapo Acoustics that are playable but not rugged and durable.
Even Martin's backpacker sounds ...
Forum: Foo
02-04-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,279
Posted By P.L.Jensen

About to turn 65... I laminated a...

About to turn 65... I laminated a poplar/carbon-fiber/10oz. fiberglass/checkerboard cedar/basswood longboard... Seismic trucks with some big-fast wheels... I live on a flat 1/4 mile smooth asphalt...
Forum: Foo
02-01-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By SpeedRanger

Keep up, lycra boy

Clever marketing..


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQ0-brPK_AA
Forum: Foo
01-30-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,279
Posted By dedhed

Cleaning out my parents estate I recently found...

Cleaning out my parents estate I recently found the skateboards we grew up with.

...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,760
Posted By grolby

Ah yes, sorry, I neglected to consider the many...

Ah yes, sorry, I neglected to consider the many thousands of working class heroes across this fine nation looking for the right bike for getting to work in their custom suits.
01-23-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,390
Posted By Koyote

In reality, most people on a forum like this...

In reality, most people on a forum like this already have plenty of usable bikes, and it won't hurt us to just keep riding 'em.
01-12-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,250
Posted By Doug Fattic

I've been to the XB3 factory in Kharkov several...

I've been to the XB3 factory in Kharkov several times in the early 2000s. There are lots of stories I can tell about these experiences. We are involved in a charity project to provide pastors with...
01-03-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,837
Posted By enxhi.xhafa1

I got the fork whoo-hoo!!! Edit: And I can...

I got the fork whoo-hoo!!!
Edit: And I can finally post pictures yay!!

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Forum: Foo
01-02-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11,788
Views: 2,463,052
Posted By majmt

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-01-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20,444
Views: 3,515,147
Posted By dmarkun

Miele Antique Bike: diagram of the measurements - for a taller rider I guess

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Forum: Commuting
12-31-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,049
Posted By K'Tesh

2021! The “How was your commute?” thread!

Yes, I've re-upped, and am still in China, I made it through the dumpster fire that was 2020, and I still ride bikes. Oh, and it's 2021 here (I was afraid it'd be 13/01/2020 (so I double checked and...
12-28-20, 03:54 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,182
Posted By randyjawa

This is the start of where the shipment went...

This is the start of where the shipment went wrong - simple human error and we (human beings) error things up all the time. Blaming the shipping process is unfair, in my opinion. And the target...
12-27-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,182
Posted By randyjawa

Though hardly the end of this tale of the stem,...

Though hardly the end of this tale of the stem, the stem has landed. My most sincere thanks to the fellow BF members who pitched in to get this steering stem to me. It is targeted for a late...
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