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01-30-23, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 269
Posted By Shimagnolo

Until one day when the response is: "Iím...

Until one day when the response is:

"Iím sorry Dave, Iím afraid I canít do that."

:lol:
01-30-23, 06:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 354
Posted By work4bike

You don't have to worry about hitting a squirrel;...

You don't have to worry about hitting a squirrel; you have to worry about the squirrel hitting you

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01-29-23, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 354
Posted By SpedFast

I had to merge with traffic one time when a guy...

I had to merge with traffic one time when a guy was in the bike lane with a camera on a tri-pod shooting pictures. After making sure there wasn't anything coming up behind me I veered to the left to...
01-29-23, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 269
Posted By Iride01

Neat. However my bike is stored in a spare room...

Neat. However my bike is stored in a spare room inside the house. But maybe some other enterprising sole can come up with one that would open the electronic door locks that many are now putting on...
01-26-23, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By base2

Yes, I know I need to straighten the handlebars &...

Yes, I know I need to straighten the handlebars & drive-side photos are best. So is sizing information & tons of esoteric details.

Yeah. The important part is they're free.

Rim braked road...
01-25-23, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By base2

Curb Alert!

We all have a boss. I have been given a decree. These bikes are to leave the shop.

These bikes are not for sale. They are free to BF members (& BF members only) in the local area.

PM me for...
01-23-23, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By woodway

Here are a few from the 2nd year I did Cycle...

Here are a few from the 2nd year I did Cycle Oregon, where we went up into Washington.
...
01-22-23, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By wesmamyke

It's been awhile since I took one apart, but I...

It's been awhile since I took one apart, but I think the top two items on that list are the mounting hardware.

The top item listed as "drive unit on the frame interface" is the bolts that secure...
01-22-23, 01:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,238
Posted By tyrion

Don't know of a word to describe that. Sometimes...

Don't know of a word to describe that. Sometimes I'll take a pedestrian route (e.g. crosswalks) to achieve those tricky left turns.
01-21-23, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 186,521
Posted By steelbikeguy

I was out enjoying a warm-ish day.. 32F, and...

I was out enjoying a warm-ish day.. 32F, and taking a less-traveled road.
I was approaching a graveyard that I've passed many times, but thought this was a perfect day to just stop and look...
01-19-23, 09:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,253
Posted By rollagain

I never mentioned the chainline, because I...

I never mentioned the chainline, because I actually looked at the photos and realized it was perfectly all right. However, that secondary chain drive has done the equivalent of adding a pedal spacer...
01-19-23, 06:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,253
Posted By Wildwood

Another thread members want to Moderate. Become...

Another thread members want to Moderate. Become moderators.


Back to the proposition of build vs buy:
If one commits an older bike, adds $2k in motor/battery/charger,
with the home kit look,...
Forum: Commuting
01-19-23, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 296,017
Posted By rekmeyata

I'm surprise you saw the phone, because that's...

I'm surprise you saw the phone, because that's got to be an extremely tiny phone...
01-17-23, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 186,521
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Yesterday was such a crap day for riding...

Yesterday was such a crap day for riding (freezing temps, sleet) but my kids felt it was important to go see the new MLK monument on Boston Common...
01-17-23, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By 2old

The same company tried to use me to say something...

The same company tried to use me to say something nice about their product by sending me a bike to "test". How about changing the name of their "Deer" to "Hippopotamus"?
01-10-23, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​He came home a month ago with a bag of...

​​​​​​He came home a month ago with a bag of marijuana in his mouth. That's when I changed his name to Hood Rat. :lol:
...
01-09-23, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 330
Posted By DeadGrandpa

It seems that you and I pedal very differently. I...

It seems that you and I pedal very differently. I live in Coastal Carolina, where the terrain is incredibly flat, yet I routinely start off in my lowest gear to get the trike moving, and then move...
01-08-23, 05:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,399
Posted By MikeM21

Support your LBS

We are lucky here in Northern Virginia to have a bunch of great LBSs. I needed a spacer for to put my old 9spd Shimano cassette on my new DT Swiss hubs. Dropped in to A-1 Cycling a the Clocktower in...
01-07-23, 08:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,192
Posted By veganbikes

Yes during a race on a closed course with...

Yes during a race on a closed course with professionals. That has no bearing here. Going that fast on a local trail is wrong unless it is for motorcycles. Going downhill yes you can go fast we know...
01-04-23, 04:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,764
Posted By Milepost105

We have 3 e bikes in our family. Our bikes make...

We have 3 e bikes in our family. Our bikes make it possible share the joy of cycling with someone who otherwise wouldnít be willing or able to go for a nice ride. We live near Skyline Drive in the...
12-31-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,831
Posted By Dan Burkhart

And if you drill different size holes front and...

And if you drill different size holes front and rear they will whistle at two different pitches.
12-30-22, 12:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,195
Posted By Camilo

My favorite tool is the one that I remember where...

My favorite tool is the one that I remember where I put it down.
12-28-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 448
Posted By livedarklions

I'm resolving not to get intimate with any of my...

I'm resolving not to get intimate with any of my bikes.
12-27-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,354
Posted By Canker

Wear some ear protection when you go to inflate...

Wear some ear protection when you go to inflate them and do it somewhere you don't mind getting sealant everywhere.
12-27-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,354
Posted By jesnow

I worship at the feet of your very helpful...

I worship at the feet of your very helpful cycling savvy. I keep wondering why every time I come back to these forums and ask for help, such geniuses as yourself always answer first. I think maybe...
Forum: Commuting
12-27-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,897
Posted By rumrunn6

another quick thank you. rode them in 17 degrees...

another quick thank you. rode them in 17 degrees for a cpl hrs last week. wasn't sure if I should add thin running tights under, but nope didn't need them. these are going to get used a lot! drive...
12-26-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By WilliamT

I haven't been doing as much e-bike riding this...

I haven't been doing as much e-bike riding this year

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Regular road...
12-25-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,533
Posted By drlogik

For 95% of my long and short rides my standard...

For 95% of my long and short rides my standard carry is a PB Swiss tool. It has a "full" sized Allen key with an adaptor that the other tips plug into, plus usable tire levers. The tool is...
12-22-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 710
Posted By PDKL45

It gets wild. There was a thread about clothing...

It gets wild. There was a thread about clothing in a Facebook cycling group I'm in that got kinda crazy, with people throwing around angry accusations about others gatekeeping what "real" cycling...
12-22-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 710
Posted By pdlamb

If you're just interested in cycling clothing,...

If you're just interested in cycling clothing, general is a good place to ask.

What to wear in rain? Ask in Commuting or Touring.

Cold weather? Winter -- and please specify what you consider...
12-19-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By veganbikes

Take it too a shop, let them handle it. A bike...

Take it too a shop, let them handle it. A bike shouldn't be upside down and especially you shouldn't pull levers will upside down, you can introduce air into the lines which can cause problems. If...
12-19-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By 2old

Mine: rode about 200 or so days, 70% or so MTB,...

Mine: rode about 200 or so days, 70% or so MTB, the rest electrified, had a blast.
12-18-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,939
Posted By Lombard

What does this have to do with the mythical...

What does this have to do with the mythical wokeness you speak of?
Forum: Commuting
12-12-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By PhilFo

If he ever bites it while filming, he won't have...

If he ever bites it while filming, he won't have to worry about road rash because his chase car will finish him off.
12-06-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 559
Posted By Koyote

The 180 will be a bit lighter...As will be your...

The 180 will be a bit lighter...As will be your wallet.

The 350 is the sweet spot in the DT Swiss hub lineup.
12-04-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,771
Posted By northbend

Number 21 now. Time to celebrate Cheers! ...

Number 21 now. Time to celebrate
Cheers!
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12-01-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,049
Posted By Koyote

He averaged "more than 2,000km of cycling per...

He averaged "more than 2,000km of cycling per month, much of it on indoors on a turbo trainer."

I'm surprised he didn't die of boredom.
11-29-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,764
Posted By rvman

Good for you. ebiking is easy on the cardio...

Good for you. ebiking is easy on the cardio compared to am analog bike. I can control the cardio easier on my ebike
Forum: Commuting
11-29-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,897
Posted By rumrunn6

circling back because I started using them. a cpl...

circling back because I started using them. a cpl walks w/ Wifey & 2 bike rides. gotta say I'm liking them! nice to have 1 layer instead of 2. flex at the knee is not bad. the drive train side needs...
11-29-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,764
Posted By rvman

I've had my EP2-Pro since Oct 2022, and if it...

I've had my EP2-Pro since Oct 2022, and if it wasn't for this bike, I would still be on the couch. My analog bikes don't work for me anymore with all the hills I have to deal with. It was hard to...
Forum: Commuting
11-21-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Heavy phone traffic. Sometimes you're on hold...

Heavy phone traffic. Sometimes you're on hold for a long time.
11-18-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,771
Posted By woodway

fooferdoggie "The Beast". Appropriate for that...

fooferdoggie "The Beast". Appropriate for that rig. Love it!
11-17-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,188
Posted By sjanzeir

"Wow, You Must Be Rich!"

So, I was staring at my old steelie the other day and reminiscing about my college days in 1990s Irbid, ...
11-11-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 499
Posted By veganbikes

When it comes to safety stuff just replace it, if...

When it comes to safety stuff just replace it, if it is worn enough to consider moving it, it is probably ready to replace entirely. Brake pads are not a place I need to save money or want to save...
11-11-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 499
Posted By Iride01

A popsicle stick will work also to spread the...

A popsicle stick will work also to spread the pads. And many other things. But a brake tool for bicycle brake pads is ideal if you have to have that ideal tool.
11-10-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 499
Posted By redshift1

Car and motorcycle practice is to absolutely...

Car and motorcycle practice is to absolutely never do this. In these cases, taper often wears into the pads and so placing partially worn pads into a different caliper under possibly different load...
11-10-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 499
Posted By FBinNY

I wouldn't swap. There's nothing to be gained....

I wouldn't swap. There's nothing to be gained. Each pair of pads has a certain life. Moving them around can't change that. All rotating would change is the timing of replacements to both at once vs....
11-10-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 499
Posted By Iride01

No benefit for me. And assuming that no two...

No benefit for me. And assuming that no two discs are perfectly the same and will have little peaks and valleys on them you'll never see without a microscope then you might actually increase the...
11-08-22, 12:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,771
Posted By 79pmooney

I opened this thread just to see what this...

I opened this thread just to see what this "knock, knock" was all about. Well, I'm here and I qualify. Been here in Portland 24 years with 12 years of Seattle before that, riding the whole time. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 475,767
Posted By Imaginos

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