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07-30-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,081
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes, just use Google and you'll get lots of BF...

Yes, just use Google and you'll get lots of BF threads.
07-30-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,008
Posted By shelbyfv

A thread doesn't have to be lengthy to become a...

A thread doesn't have to be lengthy to become a classic, it can have other attributes. Here's another "new to derailleurs" thread that most found memorable...
07-30-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,274
Posted By shelbyfv

You are correct. I did forget how it started...

You are correct. I did forget how it started out.:o
07-30-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,274
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm sorry this thread has devolved into another...

I'm sorry this thread has devolved into another disc vs rim. There are a number of reasons someone might still be interested in a rim brake bike. Like Di2 vs mechanical, people aren't going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,548
Posted By shelbyfv

Great progress and you didn't even need the...

Great progress and you didn't even need the mirror or ankle socks! Pics or it didn't happen....:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,548
Posted By shelbyfv

Well what are you waiting for? Long and honored...

Well what are you waiting for? Long and honored tradition here on BF. I figure the unofficial motto is "it's five o'clock somewhere!":beer:
07-29-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 515
Posted By shelbyfv

600Ks shame 99.9% of BFers, regardless of...

600Ks shame 99.9% of BFers, regardless of age!:thumb: From what I gather, OP is stuck in the under 60K range and hoping to improve.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,548
Posted By shelbyfv

You have to follow the story here. The Sup Larry...

You have to follow the story here. The Sup Larry saga began with him crashing the group ride, hoping to crush the poseurs with his BSO, flip flops, jorts and no shirt. Now it has evolved. We have...
07-29-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 797
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep. Give the driver some indication you are...

Yep. Give the driver some indication you are aware and are going to act predictably. Maybe a nod or lift a hand, make it obvious you are slowing. Lots more close calls here...
07-28-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,081
Posted By shelbyfv

What does this all mean? Picture of a keypad?...

What does this all mean? Picture of a keypad? :foo:
07-28-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 515
Posted By shelbyfv

This lifting probably isn't the best idea. There...

This lifting probably isn't the best idea. There is stuff in a weight room that's much more likely to injure you than a water bottle.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By shelbyfv

Giant website supposedly shows dealer stock and...

Giant website supposedly shows dealer stock and this actually seems to be available. Full 105 including hydraulic discs.
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07-27-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 574
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't care for rides that short but I don't...

I don't care for rides that short but I don't often plan for anything other than riding on a ride day. OP, I feel your pain about routes. You've got a 50+/- out the beach road to Navarre and back...
07-27-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 546
Posted By shelbyfv

This ...

This
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,548
Posted By shelbyfv

Sup Larry! Yeah, she's looking after your...

Sup Larry! Yeah, she's looking after your essential bits, shows definite interest on her part.:love: Plus she may be encouraging you to look less like a doofus when you are out with the group.:recum:
07-27-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,074
Posted By shelbyfv

Iggy list. ...

Iggy list.

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By shelbyfv

Used. Watch your CL. Almost nothing is available...

Used. Watch your CL. Almost nothing is available new and that won't change by August.
07-27-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,074
Posted By shelbyfv

Two tips- use your spell check and punctuation....

Two tips- use your spell check and punctuation. It shows respect for the readers of your post. Swing by a bike shop, see what's available. A $500 bike may be just fine for your purposes.
07-27-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,074
Posted By shelbyfv

LOL for sure.:roflmao: Pro bikes are actually...

LOL for sure.:roflmao: Pro bikes are actually made of plastic and the prices would truly bumfuzzle you.:foo:
07-26-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By shelbyfv

You will not be able to tell any difference....

You will not be able to tell any difference. However, bottom brackets are inexpensive. When this one wears out, treat yourself to an Ultegra or DA if you think it would look better with your other...
07-26-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By shelbyfv

Congrats!!:thumb: The first one is an essential...

Congrats!!:thumb: The first one is an essential milestone and now you've got it done. :beer:
07-26-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,274
Posted By shelbyfv

I was pondering this not too long ago but...

I was pondering this not too long ago but dithered around until the BMC Monstercross was sold out. I came upon a Bianchi Volpe that I think might work. It came with really nice Cane Creek cantis....
07-25-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,216
Posted By shelbyfv

Wrong. Half this thread is ebikers dissing other...

Wrong. Half this thread is ebikers dissing other ebikers. :foo: Y'all should embrace each other
07-25-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,216
Posted By shelbyfv

I actually appreciate ebikes, don't mind seeing...

I actually appreciate ebikes, don't mind seeing them on the road (don't ride MUPs) some of my friends ride them and I have a Bafang conversion with throttle in the garage waiting for the right frame....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 632
Posted By shelbyfv

If you liked 4000s you will be perfectly happy...

If you liked 4000s you will be perfectly happy with 5000s. The sizing difference is real. My 28mm 5000s are no larger than the 25mm 4000s I used previously. They measure 28mm. The 5000s may be a...
07-23-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 360
Posted By shelbyfv

Shimano Deore M591 is a popular choice, still...

Shimano Deore M591 is a popular choice, still current production AFAIK.
07-23-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 842
Posted By shelbyfv

It's important to establish what type of bike and...

It's important to establish what type of bike and for what use. The pros and cons do not stand independent of the use. What are you planning to do with the bike?
07-23-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By shelbyfv

I cut mine with a Dremel as well.

I cut mine with a Dremel as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,079
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm digging into my hoarder/packrat stash of...

I'm digging into my hoarder/packrat stash of various parts just to help friends stay on the road. Wish there was more enthusiasm for knocking this thing down so we could return to normal.:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,796
Posted By shelbyfv

Also be careful where you leave it. There's...

Also be careful where you leave it. There's enough aluminum in those wheels to tempt even a casual can collector/recycler.
07-22-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By shelbyfv

Probably better response if you post here...

Probably better response if you post here https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
07-22-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 488
Posted By shelbyfv

Jandd has a nice small handlebar bag that is not...

Jandd has a nice small handlebar bag that is not boutique/precious. I've used one for years and have another in reserve.https://www.jandd.com/detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=FBB-2nd-CO
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,227
Posted By shelbyfv

:lol: I doubt anyone will call you out, though...

:lol: I doubt anyone will call you out, though they may not wave....
07-22-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By shelbyfv

Maybe this will help....

Maybe this will help. https://si.shimano.com/api/publish/storage/pdf/en/dm/HB0003/DM-HB0003-06-ENG.pdf
07-21-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,965
Posted By shelbyfv

OP hasn't posted to BF in eight years.......

OP hasn't posted to BF in eight years.... Hopefully someone else can help.:thumb:
07-21-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 522
Posted By shelbyfv

It's impressive you can detect a rougher ride on...

It's impressive you can detect a rougher ride on a 23mm rim vs a 20mm rim. :thumb: I'm lucky my senses are not that finely tuned!
07-21-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By shelbyfv

You could ride gravel on your flat bar bike with...

You could ride gravel on your flat bar bike with the gearing you have. The triple should give you plenty of range. If you want to ride gravel.... And here are your gravel friends...
07-21-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,374
Posted By shelbyfv

Sup Larry! Cheez!!:beer:

Sup Larry! Cheez!!:beer:
07-20-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 510
Posted By shelbyfv

Everyone has opinions about glue,vulc fluid or...

Everyone has opinions about glue,vulc fluid or whatever. What works for me is the Slime glue, available at Walmart and auto stores. It doesn't seem to dry out. I buy the small 13mm(?) Rema...
07-20-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,713
Posted By shelbyfv

Don't feel badly, you were hooked by a...

Don't feel badly, you were hooked by a Pro.:rolleyes:
07-20-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd say only use whatever you can get for free....

I'd say only use whatever you can get for free. Ugh, that thing is crude looking.:o
07-20-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By shelbyfv

Nice work:thumb:

Nice work:thumb:
07-19-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By shelbyfv

I know- Don't let the door hit me on the way...

I know- Don't let the door hit me on the way out..... :beer:
07-19-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 792
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd go with a Sora 9 speed 50-34 over current 11...

I'd go with a Sora 9 speed 50-34 over current 11 speed 105. It's more likely to be compatible with your 7 speed but still uses the nice HT2 bottom bracket. You get modern components and lose a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 646
Posted By shelbyfv

Shaking your hands vigorously occasionally may...

Shaking your hands vigorously occasionally may help more than padded gloves. FWIW, I hear the cool guys are not wearing gloves this year.
07-19-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By shelbyfv

Thanks. I think I'll just avoid wasting my time...

Thanks. I think I'll just avoid wasting my time and yours in the future. :bang:
07-19-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 867
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, just don't ride one again if it didn't suit...

Well, just don't ride one again if it didn't suit you. :twitchy: These guys like them https://www.bikeforums.net/beach-cruisers/
07-18-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,713
Posted By shelbyfv

I've noticed threads are no longer being moved to...

I've noticed threads are no longer being moved to the appropriate forums. :foo:
07-18-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,631
Posted By shelbyfv

Great idea, welcome to BF! :thumb:

Great idea, welcome to BF! :thumb:
07-17-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,490
Posted By shelbyfv

then vs than :twitchy:

then vs than :twitchy:
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