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01-26-23, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 525
Posted By RB1-luvr

At 170lbs I ride 80 front 85 rear on 25c Vittoria...

At 170lbs I ride 80 front 85 rear on 25c Vittoria Rubinos.
01-26-23, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 525
Posted By rumrunn6

+1 for trial & error fwiw I do like the...

+1 for trial & error

fwiw
I do like the front approx. 10psi lower than the rear
I'm about 223 lbs, then add clothes, a 20lb bike & a 5lb trunk so at about 250lbs I like my rear 25mm tire to be...
01-19-23, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 304
Posted By hokiefyd

I think those two Shimano brakes are cantilever...

I think those two Shimano brakes are cantilever brakes vs. V-brakes/linear pulls. And I say that only to point out that cantilevers might be a good option on this bike, but might also require some...
01-18-23, 06:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 525
Posted By Lombard

What do you consider "squishy"? I ride 70F/80R on...

What do you consider "squishy"? I ride 70F/80R on my 28's and 45F/50R on my 42's and I'm around 175lbs. That is a little higher than what the calculators display, but I'm lazy and only check...
01-17-23, 10:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 525
Posted By tomato coupe

Yep, some people ride heavier than their weight.

Yep, some people ride heavier than their weight.
01-15-23, 05:31 PM
01-15-23, 05:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,749
Posted By ZHVelo

I do not have this issue if I wear cycling...

I do not have this issue if I wear cycling specific pants, they are hugging the skin.

For commutes I just shove pants into my socks. Oh well.
01-15-23, 05:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By MauriceMoss

Hi Philippe and welcome to BikeForums! ...

Hi Philippe and welcome to BikeForums!

Whoever told you that your frame couldn't be a Cattaneo is correct. This is actually a Cavallo (Riccardo) of Cuneo (not to be confused with Cavallo Marino, a...
01-13-23, 12:12 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,162
Posted By jon c.

One could make a similar argument for the top...

One could make a similar argument for the top pricing tier of any good,
Forum: Fatbikes
01-12-23, 04:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,824
Posted By djb

Would you please furnish a metric example, that...

Would you please furnish a metric example, that way I'll understand when it's fun to ride a fatbike ;-)

I had such a laugh on mine this summer, plus I just love the Jones bars, they make me smile,...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-05-23, 09:16 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,824
Posted By Hypno Toad

Back on topic: ...

Back on topic:

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12-26-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By Kontact

If any one of the strands have been crimped going...

If any one of the strands have been crimped going through the derailleurs' fixing bolts, pulling that cable out of two pieces of housing and then going back through them is likely to be a pain when...
12-21-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,280
Posted By Cute Boy Horse

I encourage using dominant brandnames to refer to...

I encourage using dominant brandnames to refer to their general product category, it's much better than not doing. For one, the trademarked name is usually snappier. For another, doing it annoys the...
12-18-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,009
Posted By Iride01

If you have to tinker, then go ahead and try. ...

If you have to tinker, then go ahead and try.

However you can buy them already made for about the same as clincher wheelsets.

What kind of apocalypse are you imagining that we'll be stuck with...
12-18-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,009
Posted By Schweinhund

I've known 100+ welders, none had the skill of...

I've known 100+ welders, none had the skill of welding aluminum to steel.
12-18-22, 04:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,009
Posted By datlas

No

No
12-14-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 775
Posted By Hondo6

A heavier rim will store more energy as...

A heavier rim will store more energy as rotational energy due to its larger moment of inertia, as well as more energy as translational kinetic energy. This will require slightly more power to...
12-12-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,925
Posted By rsbob

Once upon a time there was a horse and placed on...

Once upon a time there was a horse and placed on that horse was a riding conveyance called aÖ.. I forget. When the stork brought the bicycle to man and woman-kind as well as the theys, thems, and...
12-07-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,728
Posted By FBinNY

I haven't seen so much smoke since the Chicago...

I haven't seen so much smoke since the Chicago Fire. I don't know why, but it seems (seams?) that everyone wants you to trash perfectly good, though old wheels, and imagining all sorts of issues.
...
12-07-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,728
Posted By FBinNY

100% OK. this was the condition all along, and...

100% OK. this was the condition all along, and based on appearances, has been this way for a looooong time. No reason to think anything is going to change now.

Consider, the rim is being held...
Forum: Touring
12-06-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,558
Posted By BobG

If you're a little person like me (5'5") a...

If you're a little person like me (5'5") a sloping top tube is a wonderful thing. Nothing makes you feel littler than only 2-3" of exposed seatpost. If you're a guy it's good to have plenty of...
12-06-22, 01:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,032
Posted By FBinNY

FWIW - in most states the shoulder is NOT...

FWIW - in most states the shoulder is NOT considered to be part of the road.

Personally, I don't make my lane position decisions based on rights, but rather on what's most practical. Usually that...
12-05-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,032
Posted By RCMoeur

One thing I would tell people in my cycling...

One thing I would tell people in my cycling skills classes is: "Don't jeopardize your safety for someone else's convenience." If you can be polite in using the roadway, do so, but not if it means...
12-04-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,962
Posted By SurferRosa

"the rear triangle has play." :wtf: I...

"the rear triangle has play."

:wtf:

I don't know what this means, but it sounds like a much bigger issue than a bent skewer.
12-03-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 407
Posted By Polaris OBark

Mountain shifters and drop bars

I've been using some Microshift mtn 11-speed bar-end shifters, but I wanted to try an alternative that would use conventional click shifters and be centrally located.

I bought one of those $12...
12-01-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By Lombard

Maybe on a glass velodrome. On normal pavement,...

Maybe on a glass velodrome. On normal pavement, no, the asphalt surface itself would be enough to give you suspension losses at 30 PSI.
12-01-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By RubeRad

Maybe ebike specific tires have street tread, but...

Maybe ebike specific tires have street tread, but no matter how smooth the road, MTB fat tires with knobby tread would still be a rough ride
12-01-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By Lombard

Agreed. I was merely disputing your implication...

Agreed. I was merely disputing your implication that 30 PSI (when you said low pressures would make you slower) would make you faster than something in the correct range of pressures. I apologize if...
11-30-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By RubeRad

I will also chime in that 30psi is ridiculously...

I will also chime in that 30psi is ridiculously high for 4" tires.

My Surly Krampus wears 3" wide tires, I'm a fatso at 250lb, and I consider 10 psi front / 15 psi rear to be pumping them up extra...
11-30-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By Lombard

Actually not true. 30 PSI on a fat bike tire will...

Actually not true. 30 PSI on a fat bike tire will turn the bike into a bucking bronco. Any gains in rolling resistance due to hysteresis will be more than negated by tremendous suspension losses. You...
11-29-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By maddog34

a lower tire pressure allows the tire to conform...

a lower tire pressure allows the tire to conform over a thorn, Compressing the rubber at the tip of the thorn and reducing the puncture rate and depth.... :thumb:

not a total preventative action,...
11-29-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By veganbikes

Lower that pressure a lot. 30 PSI is the max on...

Lower that pressure a lot. 30 PSI is the max on those tires more than likely. The Tannus inserts I recommended are also a good idea but that pressure is way high.
11-29-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By datlas

You are not alone. You matter.

You are not alone.

You matter.
11-28-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By veganbikes

I would look at good tires and Tannus Armour....

I would look at good tires and Tannus Armour. However like Koyote said if you are talking Fat Bikes like say this (https://surlybikes.com/bikes/ice_cream_truck) you are running really high pressure...
11-28-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By Koyote

I think we might have a communication issue: if...

I think we might have a communication issue: if you are really running fat bike tires at 25-30 psi, you have got them inflated 2x (or more) higher than most people would run on the smoothest...
11-25-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,882
Posted By Rolla

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11-25-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,882
Posted By sjanzeir

And I'm glad to stand corrected, but at least I'm...

And I'm glad to stand corrected, but at least I'm not you! How pathetic.
11-23-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,324
Posted By bboy314

Based on your seatpost and stem height, the frame...

Based on your seatpost and stem height, the frame does seem too small for you. But as long as itís comfortable and those components arenít past their minimum insertion point Iíd see no reason not to...
11-23-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,324
Posted By 52telecaster

The stays being chromolly will not improve your...

The stays being chromolly will not improve your braking performance. Better brakes or adjustment might improve what you have now. So many variables trump your stay material.
Forum: Touring
11-15-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,240
Posted By Pratt

Clyde- Les Cedres, about 30 miles (48...

Clyde-
Les Cedres, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) south of Montreal.
Forum: Touring
11-07-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,385
Posted By staehpj1

I realized that under promising was the way to...

I realized that under promising was the way to go. It worried and annoyed my wife when there were much longer lags between contact than she expected. I subseqiently started trying harder to contact...
11-06-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,498
Posted By JW Fas

Things to try in order: 1. 53x11 2. Yell at...

Things to try in order:
1. 53x11
2. Yell at the dog to go home.
3. Squirt them with your water bottle.
4. Use pepper gel (not spray which gets carried by the wind).
5. Use your bike frame as a...
11-05-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,359
Posted By work4bike

Bikes should stay off the sidewalks and the...

Bikes should stay off the sidewalks and the crosswalks, they are for pedestrians, bikes are vehicles. When people yell at me to get off the roads, it only strengthens my resolve to exercise my Right...
11-01-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,161
Posted By chaadster

The only cycling YouTube channel I really love is...

The only cycling YouTube channel I really love is Sam Pilgrim’s!

I’ll watch most of the others already mentioned occasionally, but I check in on Pilgrim regularly, even though his riding is...
10-27-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,329
Posted By livedarklions

If you weren't trying to link the op "study" to a...

If you weren't trying to link the op "study" to a larger agenda about the bike industry, why would you post the above that makes that link explicit?

I'm going to take you at your word that you...
10-26-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,329
Posted By fishboat

...another non-thread and another drama-queen is...

...another non-thread and another drama-queen is added to the ignore list
10-10-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By Rolla

The fork looks like it was installed backwards....

The fork looks like it was installed backwards. Turn it around so the dropouts are facing forward, then re-install the brake.
09-28-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,599
Posted By DonkeyShow

Drunk biking is hard, I recommend shrooms.

Drunk biking is hard, I recommend shrooms.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,635
Posted By aliasfox

That looks like a 7-degree rise stem. I'd...

That looks like a 7-degree rise stem. I'd consider three things:
- See if your LBS will loan you a 30-degree rise stem for you to try out for a ride. With a 100mm stem, that could raise your bars...
09-27-22, 12:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 508
Posted By jccaclimber

Two reasons: 1. They are still quite common. ...

Two reasons:
1. They are still quite common.
2. If you donít have rim brakes, your required level of true (axial runout) is much less.

If youíre not running rim brakes then anything that doesnít...
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