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10-04-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 516
Posted By RB1-luvr

don't fix the tire. That's way too much damage. ...

don't fix the tire. That's way too much damage. Besides, you'll feel the fix while riding thump thump thump...
10-04-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 622
Posted By Milton Keynes

That is incredibly creepy. This picture needs...

That is incredibly creepy. This picture needs the broken music box music with a child singing with that creepy echo effect.
10-03-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By FBinNY

I suspect that when you somehow pushed the pads...

I suspect that when you somehow pushed the pads out farther than normal, the seal picked up some dirt sitting outside it's normal working range, and then dragged it back where it interfered with the...
10-03-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea I read it, but did not read it and it went in...

Yea I read it, but did not read it and it went in one eye and out the other..., forgive , I am old... :50:
10-02-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 676
Posted By andrewclaus

This is why this kit...

This is why this kit...
10-02-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 676
Posted By streetsurfer

Get a tube brush

Get a tube brush
10-01-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 361,730
Posted By rumrunn6

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x450/gravel_e73537073e65d576d8b936d94c36e6df7a72782e.jpg
09-29-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 518
Posted By Iride01

It'd be a pain to keep up to date. But hey, if...

It'd be a pain to keep up to date. But hey, if you are volunteering!
09-29-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,324
Posted By genejockey

Perhaps we should ask, "What's your resting post...

Perhaps we should ask, "What's your resting post rate?" - the number of posts per hour you make when not riding.
09-29-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,324
Posted By livedarklions

Anything people post on an internet forum is...

Anything people post on an internet forum is probably a poor indicator of performance.
09-29-22, 05:58 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,324
Posted By burnthesheep

Folks posting what they think is a low rhr to...

Folks posting what they think is a low rhr to show their fitness..........:D

Folks then realizing that vo2max also includes max hr in the calculation, not just rhr.........:(

Folks further...
09-29-22, 02:31 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,324
Posted By livedarklions

Your shot has nothing to do with your resting hr....

Your shot has nothing to do with your resting hr. Don't spread such bs.
09-28-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By KCT1986

Just checking, but you have tried to adjust the...

Just checking, but you have tried to adjust the spring tension with the adjusting screw?

Not many Shimano calipers have this feature.
...
09-28-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 763
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Drugs and alcohol + motor vehicles has been known...

Drugs and alcohol + motor vehicles has been known to be a public health & safety issue for many decades. There is no 'Mothers Against Drunk Biking' group, as far as I know.
09-28-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By 3alarmer

...believe it or not, this has already happened...

...believe it or not, this has already happened to me on teh Beikforums. There was some guy who got irritated with me in some thread, long ago, who threatened to report me and my bike co-op to the...
09-27-22, 09:56 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,324
Posted By Koyote

Then the answer is 9,000. I'll let you figure out...

Then the answer is 9,000. I'll let you figure out which answer I'm giving.
09-27-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By SoSmellyAir

I do not own a bike with disc brakes so the...

I do not own a bike with disc brakes so the following is not a definite answer.

Common sense says no. Even if you get both the disc brake caliper and the rack mounted perfectly initially, any load...
09-27-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,324
Posted By Koyote

Should I also post my net worth, penis length,...

Should I also post my net worth, penis length, and annual mileage?
09-27-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 316
Posted By squirtdad

I have tried the gluless, but at high pressure....

I have tried the gluless, but at high pressure. but had no luck with them working well over time

I use the rem tiptop and write date purchased on them and replace yearly...conservative but works...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 532
Posted By mcours2006

Riding with studs on dry pavement is not an...

Riding with studs on dry pavement is not an issue. I'd leave them on all winter. It only takes a small patch of ice on your entire route to do you in. Your studs are an insurance policy against that.
Forum: Commuting
09-25-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 532
Posted By sam21fire

+1 for the studs all winter. Here in Green Bay it...

+1 for the studs all winter. Here in Green Bay it can vary between slop, ice/snow/ hard ice, or clear roads depending on how long since the last storm, which part of the season etc.

I just...
09-25-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,327
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

New here, but, just for clarification, if you...

New here, but, just for clarification, if you rode that route within the last 7 days, did you call it a century ride? And we’re you able to avoid the bike lane to ride the road and sidewalks?
...
09-25-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,327
Posted By skidder

Did you check the dumpsters along the route for...

Did you check the dumpsters along the route for partially-consumed bottles of vodka? Or bike-mountable golf club holders? ;)
09-25-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,327
Posted By Broctoon

A couple details you didn’t mention: how long...

A couple details you didn’t mention: how long were your socks, and what kind of chain lube do you use? Might have really screwed up in one of those areas.
09-25-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 992
Posted By big john

Twitchy is used to describe a quick steering,...

Twitchy is used to describe a quick steering, quick handling bike, usually with a steep head angle and short wheelbase. People may say it as a negative but some of us like fast handling.
When...
09-25-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,327
Posted By Koyote

How many mistakes did I make this morning?

This morning, I went on a local charity ride. Paid $50 to ride on my usual roads, and got a few cookies and a bottle refill at an aid station. Did the ride on my Di2 bike, which has disc brakes and...
09-25-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 290
Posted By Herzlos

If the bike is stored with the wheels off the...

If the bike is stored with the wheels off the ground, then giving them a spin every couple of weeks should be sufficient. That's how I keep mine fine over winter.

For no maintenance by...
09-25-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By Chuck M

I'm willing to bet that the OP probably came...

I'm willing to bet that the OP probably came across Bike Forums after trying to google what pedal he has. In this case a polite suggestion to do a google image search of Shimano pedals would have...
09-25-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By kwb377

We can cut them all the slack in the world, but...

We can cut them all the slack in the world, but can't help when the sole information presented is "Shimano pedals".

While the presentation may not have been palatable, they have a valid point...it...
Forum: Northeast
09-25-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10,229
Views: 1,258,079
Posted By bike_tom

Since we were just discussing the Reformatory...

Since we were just discussing the Reformatory Branch Trail, I thought I would share an update I noticed on Bedford's Minuteman Bikeway Extension page: https://www.bedfordma.gov/minuteman-extension
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,224
Posted By Koyote

I don't think I've ever seen a teenager on an...

I don't think I've ever seen a teenager on an eBike. If I did see one, I don't think I'd have time to administer an IQ test.



Once had a squirrel in my living room and dispatched it with an...
09-24-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By cxwrench

Damn, just google it and compare to what you...

Damn, just google it and compare to what you have. Way easier and faster than posting here.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,224
Posted By MoAlpha

Okay, okay! Yes, I felt sorta bad. Happy now?

Okay, okay! Yes, I felt sorta bad. Happy now?
09-23-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By Barry2

At 56yrs, 6’1”, 195lbs, I went for a fit....

At 56yrs, 6’1”, 195lbs, I went for a fit. (https://www.bikeforums.net/21302226-post19.html)
I had returned to cycling after decades off the bike.
Fixed my knee pain in one visit.

It the cheapest...
09-22-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By jimmuller

CCRT anyone?

A bunch of us have been riding the Cape Cod Rail Trail every spring and fall for quite a few years. The fall ride is usually held over Columbus Day weekend. I don't see a thread on it so I'm making...
Forum: Commuting
09-21-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 532
Posted By Daniel4

Keep the studded tires on for all conditions.

Keep the studded tires on for all conditions.
09-20-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 361,730
Posted By djkashuba

A couple of inches of rain over the weekend made...

A couple of inches of rain over the weekend made for a perfect ride today.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52373248173_e4247a0f59_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nN3A2t)
Sonoma 9-20-22...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By big john

Measure the thickness. If you can't find a spec...

Measure the thickness. If you can't find a spec measure the area next to the brake surface for reference. Mine started at 3mm and one was worn below 2mm.

A rotor manufacturer might be able to...
Forum: Northeast
09-20-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10,229
Views: 1,258,079
Posted By autonomy

I haven't been riding as often or as far as I...

I haven't been riding as often or as far as I would like to recently. Not a good preparation for my first planned century (NH Seacoast Ride)! So on Saturday I executed a very last-minute, late-night...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By msu2001la

If you can't see or hear your rotors rubbing, and...

If you can't see or hear your rotors rubbing, and find no evidence that they've been rubbing, and don't notice that the wheels spin any slower, are they actually rubbing?

This might be more of a...
09-20-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 193
Posted By Iride01

Why don't you just buy the proper front and back...

Why don't you just buy the proper front and back units then you won't have to hope you can cobble together stuff from the old brakes that you say already are giving you issues.

It's okay to use...
09-19-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 880
Posted By Iride01

We have got enough motorist distracted by their...

We have got enough motorist distracted by their cell phones while driving. Do we need cyclist to be distracted with too much real time info about their ride?

Maybe that's why I have so many...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 602
Posted By tomato coupe

I just bought a bluetooth device that transmits...

I just bought a bluetooth device that transmits the amount of money in my wallet to my Garmin. It reads zero now.
Forum: Northeast
09-17-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10,229
Views: 1,258,079
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rambouillet and rode East....

Took the Rambouillet and rode East....
Forum: Northeast
09-16-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10,229
Views: 1,258,079
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rawland Nordavinden on a pre-prandial...

Took the Rawland Nordavinden on a pre-prandial sprint on the Minuteman, up to Lexington Center and back. First time I ever thought of my fellow cyclists as a naked mole rat colony; it was a...
09-16-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By hazetguy

i find the most efficient way of braking is to...

i find the most efficient way of braking is to jam the shaft of a golf club in between the spokes and letting it hit the frame as the wheel rotates. works EVERY TIME!
09-16-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 924
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Why I love these forums!

Why I love these forums!
09-16-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 924
Posted By Darylb23

I believe you are correct. I would need to pass...

I believe you are correct. I would need to pass the hat to make that happen though. I would actually love to go through the process of a custom bike but not able to justify the cost at this point.
09-16-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By ironwood

No one mentioned dragging one's foot.

No one mentioned dragging one's foot.
09-16-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,239
Posted By Paul Barnard

It took me a while to warm up to Larry's style. ...

It took me a while to warm up to Larry's style. I tip my hat to him. He is good. Very good. Not quite a virtuoso, but his work is guaranteed to pull folks in.
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