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07-24-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,411
Posted By GlennR

Best up hill... get a e-bike.

Best up hill... get a e-bike.
07-24-21, 03:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 716
Posted By delbiker1

From my view, not depressing at all. How many of...

From my view, not depressing at all. How many of those kids do you think will be doing that when they are in the early 60's? Getting passed by anybody bothers me not all these days. I am glad I am...
07-23-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By spelger

this really does not sound too wise to me.

this really does not sound too wise to me.
07-23-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By dsbrantjr

I would advise the use of a Dremel®-type tool...

I would advise the use of a Dremel®-type tool with an abrasive cutting wheel to make those cuts. If you use a diagonal cutter, bolt cutter or similar it will leave a peaked cut with sharp, pointy...
07-21-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 580
Posted By KCT1986

The ST-3500 front shifter is for double rings and...

The ST-3500 front shifter is for double rings and should work with older shorter pull compatible FDs. If you have a Shimano 9 speed FD road such as the FD-6500, the ST-3500 should be fine for...
07-21-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 634
Posted By Eric F

I recently debated about what to do with my old...

I recently debated about what to do with my old MTB race bike that has been sitting mostly unused for about 20 years. I would never consider getting rid of it. I considered updating it with a newer...
07-21-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 634
Posted By droppedandlost

If I had all the parts then definitely original

If I had all the parts then definitely original
07-21-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 361
Posted By ThermionicScott

For some reason, I didn't see the word "bikes" in...

For some reason, I didn't see the word "bikes" in the title, and thought "what fiendish person would strap kids directly to the crossrails?" :D
...
07-18-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,713
Posted By indyfabz

Pump your breaks, junior. Cav is not Sagan.

Pump your breaks, junior. Cav is not Sagan.
07-18-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 931
Posted By livedarklions

Having tried to read it, I think we're all having...

Having tried to read it, I think we're all having that feeling.
07-17-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,489
Posted By himespau

For some reason the mods decided to move that...

For some reason the mods decided to move that thread to the early brothers forum even though the frames predate gritters and the shifters are usually not early gritters. They basically wanted to...
07-15-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 712
Posted By Caretaker

It's not about the bikes.

It's not about the bikes.
07-14-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The #1 aspect of a truing stand that I have...

The #1 aspect of a truing stand that I have settled on is being solid and not a flexible fixture. Being able to handle the needed axle designs and rim diameters is also a given. What is low on my...
07-13-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 830
Posted By terrymorse

This brake caliper, with a reach of 85-108mm,...

This brake caliper, with a reach of 85-108mm, will most likely fit:

1080 extra long reach BMX cruiser bicycle brake caliper - BLACK...
07-11-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By shelbyfv

FWIW, the earlier STs had caliper brakes and 27...

FWIW, the earlier STs had caliper brakes and 27 inch wheels. Easy swap to long reach brakes and 700 wheels. Comfy geometry with clearance for 32s.
...
07-09-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,183
Posted By genejockey

I mentioned something about this yesterday -...

I mentioned something about this yesterday - Sure, Cavendish may break this ONE record of Merckx's, but that's about it. Merckx was such a phenomenal talent, and his records cover so much territory...
07-09-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,973
Posted By shelbyfv

We figured he was slow, just didn't know how...

We figured he was slow, just didn't know how slow. Now we know....:50:
07-09-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,973
Posted By rydabent

You know you are slowing down when...

You know you are slowing down in your old age, when on a hill, an old guy in a walker yells ------------- on your left!!!!!!!!!! :)
07-08-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 734
Posted By terrymorse

There is no way anyone is spinning out on a flat...

There is no way anyone is spinning out on a flat road with a 56x11. At a cadence of 100, that's about 40 mph.
07-06-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 642
Posted By alo

It gets down to how much you understand...

It gets down to how much you understand electrical circuits yourself. If you know what you are doing, you can get information about that particular bike, and check it out yourself. If you have no...
07-05-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By dsbrantjr

The limit screws will not move anything unless...

The limit screws will not move anything unless the derailleur is against one of the stops.
07-04-21, 05:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 851
Posted By SoSmellyAir

At least for the current and immediately prior...

At least for the current and immediately prior generation Shimano 105 and Ultegra road rear derailleurs, which are available in short cage (SS) and medium cage (GS), the two versions also have...
07-02-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 741
Posted By Bill Kapaun

The fact yo went to a 46T from 50T means the FDER...

The fact yo went to a 46T from 50T means the FDER is going to have to sit noticeably higher than normal above the big ring.
You can't lower it to match the 46T because it'll interfere against the...
07-02-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By curbtender

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1265/yorkville_charcoal_black_b6e68757427f5aee8abd5d6f166c5601a17ae6f1.png
Easier to make a smaller frame longer than a larger frame...
06-30-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,940
Posted By genejockey

You could combine it with Cannondale's "Lefty"...

You could combine it with Cannondale's "Lefty" fork, but you probably want them on opposite sides.

Or not!!
06-29-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 626
Posted By KCT1986

Hope that it makes a difference. Forgot to...

Hope that it makes a difference.

Forgot to mention that the measurement is based on a 90* angle from a line between the axle and the center of the BB. Depending on the frame BB drop dimensions,...
06-29-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,523
Posted By DorkDisk

It could very well work. I have 11sp GRX with 8sp...

It could very well work. I have 11sp GRX with 8sp 600, 10sp Deore 6k with 9sp sora shifters on 8sp derailleurs, and like 3 11sp XT M8k cranks on 10sp, off the top of my head.
06-28-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,682
Posted By livedarklions

Oh, I get what you're saying now, but even with...

Oh, I get what you're saying now, but even with numbers, the concept of "better" is problematic , and certainly not something that can be defined objectively.

To me, the best workout is the one I...
06-28-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,552
Posted By _ForceD_

Well, there was a contentious presidential...

Well, there was a contentious presidential election, then there was a pandemic, followed by another
contentious presidential election. Also there was some civil strife, and an insurrection in...
06-28-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,682
Posted By Badger6

Buy a power meter, use that to structure your...

Buy a power meter, use that to structure your workouts. 250W is 250W no matter how much the bike+rider system weighs, how hard the wind is blowing, and in what direction, how much sleep you had, if...
06-28-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,940
Posted By shelbyfv

Yeah, I'd have thought bike weight would be far...

Yeah, I'd have thought bike weight would be far down the list of OP's obsessions.
06-26-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 838
Posted By indyfabz

Option B.

Option B.
06-26-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 838
Posted By badger1

I'm wondering what will be the preferred jockey...

I'm wondering what will be the preferred jockey wheel size on a 29" fat bike.
06-26-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By SurferRosa

I don't think I've ever had an Honor derailleur,...

I don't think I've ever had an Honor derailleur, but every other Suntour rear mech I've owned has a stop pin (Campy calls it a grub screw) that you first remove (unscrew) that then allows you to...
06-26-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Rolla

P.S. I wouldn't try to shim a 22.2" quill to...

P.S. I wouldn't try to shim a 22.2" quill to 25.4". Someone might correct me here, but it seems like you'd have to shim both the wedge bolt and the shaft, and I wouldn't risk cobbling something...
06-26-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,652
Posted By rydabent

I offer myself as motivation to ride. Back...

I offer myself as motivation to ride. Back about 1980, i started to ride with my two oldest sons. I have been cycling ever since. I will be 83 this year and ride approx 25 miles every other day....
06-26-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By shelbyfv

Cool story! Can you share what chain lube you...

Cool story! Can you share what chain lube you use? Must be special!:thumb:
06-25-21, 04:33 PM
06-25-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,533
Posted By livedarklions

I can notice a difference in speed based on the...

I can notice a difference in speed based on the tread of the tire, but based on width is not noticeable at all. The speed differences are so negligible that I agree with you that except for racers,...
06-25-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,551
Posted By tomato coupe

Actually, it's nitpick or nit-pick.

Actually, it's nitpick or nit-pick.
06-24-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 508
Posted By DiabloScott

It will almost certainly work, assuming the 34t...

It will almost certainly work, assuming the 34t is also 11-speed Shimano. You can check to see if your derailleur and chain have enough capacity by putting it in big-big and see if there's still some...
06-24-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,809
Posted By Barry2

When your buddy hit the chain stay, did he break...

When your buddy hit the chain stay, did he break his fingers ;)

Barry
06-24-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By Retro Grouch

In the end, all that a wheel truing stand does is...

In the end, all that a wheel truing stand does is to provide a stable place to measure from.
06-23-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By Paul Barnard

"Upgrade" is a word often used on these pages...

"Upgrade" is a word often used on these pages when "change" is the most appropriate word.
06-21-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 22,597
Posted By rydabent

Not so at all!!!!! If you have a good quality RD,...

Not so at all!!!!! If you have a good quality RD, and ALL the adjustments that affect the shifting are correct, and your shifting technique is correct, the RD just walks the chain up and down with...
06-21-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,831
Posted By Rolla

I don't think stem length affects steering enough...

I don't think stem length affects steering enough to notice much, but it does affect weight distribution, and that can make a bike feel like it's steering differently.

I'd say trail and rake have...
06-19-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,255
Posted By Trakhak

Mods, please move the post above to the new "Show...

Mods, please move the post above to the new "Show Off Your Bikes Without Decals!"/"Please Help Identify My Bike!" subforum.
06-18-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,255
Posted By gugie

What, no one's mentioned that you're supposed to...

What, no one's mentioned that you're supposed to look through the valve hole and see the Campagnolo logo directly underneath? That little bit of information is in a wheelbuilding book somewhere...
06-18-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,255
Posted By C9H13N

I’d be more upset about the angle of that skewer...

I’d be more upset about the angle of that skewer than the direction of the lettering.
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