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Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 270
Posted By indyfabz

Thanks for the clarification. I always refer to...

Thanks for the clarification. I always refer to Cerakote as a "coating" because of the "kote," among other things.

In any event, in case anyone is considering Cerakote for a custom frame, Enve...
07-27-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By csport

https://www.bumm.de/en/products/akku-batterie-ruck...

https://www.bumm.de/en/products/akku-batterie-rucklichter/produkt/329bshr.html? This one and a few others from B&M.
07-27-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By adamrice

The Light & Motion Vya Pro is motion activated,...

The Light & Motion Vya Pro is motion activated, USB rechargeable. I think it stays on for 6 minutes before it decides you've stopped moving. I've got it on my commuter. They do make a manually...
07-27-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 972
Posted By GhostRider62

Your gettin a used beeter fur 500 and a knew won...

Your gettin a used beeter fur 500 and a knew won at 2000.
07-26-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By tcs

Cateye Reflex Auto. 2xAAA (<--edit). ...

Cateye Reflex Auto. 2xAAA (<--edit).

https://www.cateye.com/intl/products/safety_lights/TL-LD570-R/
07-26-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By Lazyass

Panaracer Pasela PT folding bead version. They...

Panaracer Pasela PT folding bead version. They come in 32, 35, 38, whatever. The sidewall is really soft which makes for a smooth ride. The 38 supposedly weighs 450g.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By yarbrough462

Take the wheel and put it on a round garbage can...

Take the wheel and put it on a round garbage can (the outdoor type). Then use your thumbs to press down on the tire right where it meets the rim. Do this while working around the wheel. The tire...
07-21-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 359
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
...
07-21-21, 03:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By Maelochs

Might be two different topics underone heading...

Might be two different topics underone heading here.

"Geometry" properly includes all the things you mention, which affect handling , stability, responsiveness ... whichever words you choose to...
07-20-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
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
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 357
Posted By lyle.coop

Yeah 3mm isn't gonna make a difference. For now...

Yeah 3mm isn't gonna make a difference. For now I'm going to flip the stem (90mm, 10 degree) and move some of the spacers under the stem to above the stem.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,888
Posted By guachi

I've been on internet discussion forums for...

I've been on internet discussion forums for almost 30 years now. RChung is a troll. Just ignore him or block him.

EDIT: After reading something around 10,000,000+ comments on discussion forums...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 5,627
Posted By CliffordK

I can't imagine a rim brake ever squealing. :eek:

I can't imagine a rim brake ever squealing. :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,888
Posted By mattcalifornia

Another endorsement for the Faveros. I've been...

Another endorsement for the Faveros. I've been riding them for a year and sometimes swap them between bikes. Really good product. The other advantage of pedal-based PMs is that if you get a new...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 5,627
Posted By WhyFi

It's obviously going to vary, depending upon...

It's obviously going to vary, depending upon conditions, but 1k miles per set would be exceptionally low in my experience; I'm probably closer to 4k or so. If you're talking about randonneuring and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 5,627
Posted By Doomrider74

Hopefully never. Rim brakes are a poor design:...

Hopefully never. Rim brakes are a poor design: any essential system that works by wearing away a structural component of your bike is an inherently flawed design and should be re-thought. Disc brakes...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By dscohen

At first, I reached out to Reynolds and they put...

At first, I reached out to Reynolds and they put me in contact with a company called Stikrd. Reynolds provided them with the original vector file for the logos, and from there it was just a matter of...
07-15-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 209,954
Posted By franswa

chaadster nice little customizations. Thanks for...

chaadster nice little customizations. Thanks for the link :thumb:
07-13-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,744
Posted By jayp410

Just built mine (mostly). I've been a fairly...

Just built mine (mostly). I've been a fairly infrequent rider in the past 6 years, due to lumbar spine issues which I found to be due to cycling on bumpy roads on my road bike. Did a couple of dirt...
07-13-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Bald Paul

Yeah, sorry if I made you think they custom made...

Yeah, sorry if I made you think they custom made a frame for you. They do, however, set you up with the correct stem, bar width, and pre-mark your seat post height. The bike came very well boxed with...
07-12-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 990
Posted By Coppi51

Behind the scenes of Giant / Liv / Cadex

Hi All,

LONG time member, but haven't posted for more than 10 years. I am the design director for Giant Bicycle in Taiwan. We recently started a new Instagram account showcasing much of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By TiHabanero

Chaadster, your bringing up the 70's Caddy is...

Chaadster, your bringing up the 70's Caddy is exactly correct, and I told my wife that it is like riding a Cadillac vs. a Porsche. I much prefer the Caddy over the Porsche these days. Simply tapping...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,691
Posted By WhyFi

It's competent colored. YRMV.

It's competent colored. YRMV.
07-06-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,144
Posted By grolby

The main difference for me in saddle preference...

The main difference for me in saddle preference on roads vs gravel (and, more of the time, cyclocross) is that I can tolerate many more different saddle shapes on the off-road bike. My road position...
07-06-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,124
Posted By genejockey

Tom Simpson could not be reached for comment. ;) ...

Tom Simpson could not be reached for comment. ;)

I don't know that the OP is worried, so much as trying to figure out HR training zones, which is actually worthwhile thing if you don't have a...
07-06-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Cycling879

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07-06-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Fentuz

The thing to ask is what terrain are you going to...

The thing to ask is what terrain are you going to ride? if it s hardpack with small loose gravel/rocks, any large-ish tyre (above 40C) will do. if you're looking for woodland, fireroad, you would be...
07-06-21, 04:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,480
Posted By PeteHski

A Brooks B17 would look like a Rolls Royce...

A Brooks B17 would look like a Rolls Royce radiator on the front of a Tesla.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,940
Posted By WhyFi

​​​​​​If you really want to wait for the next...

​​​​​​If you really want to wait for the next puncture to give your sealant another shot, I guess that's your prerogative, but anything that I'd describe as a "wire" should be child's play.

But...
07-03-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 719,958
Posted By curbtender

You could use a Shimano 6500 or 7700.

You could use a Shimano 6500 or 7700.
07-03-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,480
Posted By Wilmingtech

So I removed the HED Logos. ...

So I removed the HED Logos.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x901/20210703_105539_62d65c90dbaaaeac58b63eb393cebb809ff13ce5.jpg

Actually this is a better pic with less...
07-03-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,480
Posted By Wilmingtech

Boooooooooooring

Boooooooooooring
07-02-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By MoAlpha

That there's a spug.

That there's a spug.
07-02-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,102
Posted By Steve B.

Agree.

Agree.
07-02-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,102
Posted By Noonievut

Thanks everyone, I learned a lot in terms of...

Thanks everyone, I learned a lot in terms of basic vs. more features, and have some options. My friend has the Bryton so I'll look into that and the Lezyne. Here in Canada some of those...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,940
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, but before you even get to that point, you...

Yup, but before you even get to that point, you should be rotating the puncture to the bottom of the tire to give the sealant a chance to do its job - either it'll seal, or the majority of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 888
Posted By jaxgtr

Garmin Connect was designed by creatures from...

Garmin Connect was designed by creatures from hell. It was the reason I left Garmin and moved to Wahoo.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 888
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uplo...

https://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/609d0c751e617_z4lfa6om0z861__700.jpg
06-24-21, 02:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 717
Posted By Lazyass

Just do the right thing and get your daughter a...

Just do the right thing and get your daughter a tubular wheelset.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,323
Posted By aliasfox

I want to thank everyone for contributing their...

I want to thank everyone for contributing their suggestions. I ended up picking the Zondas earlier this evening:
- Reviews say they're stiff and fast
- Consensus here on BF is that the cup/cone...
06-22-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By BeeRich

Very much so. Thank you.

Very much so. Thank you.
06-22-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By ClydeClydeson

chaadster Great find! They look very cool and...

chaadster Great find! They look very cool and likely would suit what OP is trying to do!
06-21-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,276
Posted By Darth Lefty

Haha, it's too fancy for the guy with the...

Haha, it's too fancy for the guy with the second-millennium bikes (and cars) and not fancy enough for the other guy who wants to pay his $3250 for a used $6500 bike. Therefore I think it'll do fine!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,940
Posted By Zaskar

PeteHski ... wow. I didn't really think people...

PeteHski ... wow. I didn't really think people gave a ***** about a little spray on their bikes. But I guess it's a thing. I'm lookin at you now tomato coupe ;-)

Come on guys. We supposed to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,940
Posted By JohnJ80

Yeah, well - I live and ride in a rural, heavily...

Yeah, well - I live and ride in a rural, heavily wooded area in Minnesota. Stopping for even a very short period of time at the height of summer can be exceedingly unpleasant from a mosquito...
06-16-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By franswa

Spinergy discount

Hopefully not breaking any rules by posting this, but I have a code for anyone interested in buying new wheels.

Its 20% off any of their wheels, free shipping and free wheel bags. North American...
06-15-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 50,718
Posted By downtube42

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Pandemic bike build - Soma Fog Cutter. Middle Fork, Snoqualmie...
06-15-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 3,540,434
Posted By mikehuangsd

just finished this gravel build based on a...

just finished this gravel build

based on a 2007 Trek 7000 hybrid frame

700x42c tires
34t front, 11-40 back
L-TWOO levers
...
06-14-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,270
Posted By Darth Lefty

That's a classic pinch flat.

That's a classic pinch flat.
06-14-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 50,718
Posted By zjrog

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Updated my Performance Access XCL9r. Ditched the drop bars, ditched the...
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