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10-03-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,314
Posted By Senrab62

Saturday ride

Spicer cycles triple triangle. Nice 30 piece ride on Saturday. Absolutely beautiful weather here in the Midwest.
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09-26-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By grant40

MSW. It's the only type that my local shop sells.

MSW. It's the only type that my local shop sells.
09-25-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,410
Posted By Chuck M

I enjoy the remarks I get on the appearance of my...

I enjoy the remarks I get on the appearance of my bikes. Not that they are as beautiful as a lot of other bikes, but they are all well kept and I take pride in them. I can't imagine deliberately...
09-24-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,314
Posted By markwesti

This started out as a Cannondale SR300 road bike...

This started out as a Cannondale SR300 road bike from the 80's. When I got it , it was just a frame and fork . First task was to make the track forks , I cut around the drop outs (they were vertical)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 27,078
Views: 17,872,473
Posted By the sci guy

the bar tape is Arundel Art Gecko. it's very MC...

the bar tape is Arundel Art Gecko. it's very MC Escher-esque and I love it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27,078
Views: 17,872,473
Posted By the sci guy

My latest build is complete. Will put full specs...

My latest build is complete. Will put full specs in my build thread but hereís the money shot.
2001 Cannondale R1000, retrofitted with full 105 R7000 except the crank which is 5800 because I...
09-17-22, 04:48 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,314
Posted By th3realmckay

As opposed to the female penis?

As opposed to the female penis?
09-16-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,571
Posted By Polaris OBark

Nobody has mentioned the most obvious answer: ...

Nobody has mentioned the most obvious answer:


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09-16-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,890
Posted By Desibona

Unfortunately, because of the materials and...

Unfortunately, because of the materials and garbage that are randomly placed on the bike paths.
09-16-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,890
Posted By dedhed

Ends up inside the door until it rattles out the...

Ends up inside the door until it rattles out the drain holes
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,094
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

I read somewhere on Facebook he used dry lube on...

I read somewhere on Facebook he used dry lube on a waxed chain used tubes cargo shorts & Cotton t shirts.
09-15-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,593
Posted By boozergut

Think of the Blerch whenever you see a throttle...

Think of the Blerch whenever you see a throttle ebike. The Blerch mentality is taking over America. https://theoatmeal.com/comics/running
09-13-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,314
Posted By geomiko

Built up this 2002 Olmo Gara Pista on Sunday...

Built up this 2002 Olmo Gara Pista on Sunday afternoon.

Had a rainy weekend, so today was the first good chance to go for a test ride and snap a few pics:


...
09-13-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,593
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

if you don't like how I ride my e-bike, then get...

if you don't like how I ride my e-bike, then get off the sidewalk!
09-12-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By veganbikes

Also keep in mind lower cost chainrings and cogs...

Also keep in mind lower cost chainrings and cogs aren't always as circular as they should be. The mid range to higher end fixed gear drivetrains tend to be fairly quiet all of the ones I have rode...
09-12-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By MixedRider

Could be the ware/tare on the chainrings/cogrings...

Could be the ware/tare on the chainrings/cogrings and the new chain are not sitting/engaging well. I had terrible noise from old chainrings with new chain combinations. That when i replaced my...
09-12-22, 05:51 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,593
Posted By KPREN

Not hard to understand at all. 99% of the world's...

Not hard to understand at all. 99% of the world's population would understand that an E bicycle is for getting from point A to point B without heavy exertion or exercise getting in the way.
I...
09-12-22, 03:12 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,593
Posted By Herzlos

Not everyone has the same goals from riding, and...

Not everyone has the same goals from riding, and I expect that particularly off road lots of people would love the idea of going trail/mountain biking without having to pedal so hard. Sales must be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,094
Posted By alcjphil

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVbwngNoHm0 I...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVbwngNoHm0
I am sure that a few others here have seen this video. When you are at very high cadence you have to have your feet firmly attached to the pedals. Years...
09-08-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Yune_Garage

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09-06-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,593
Posted By rsbob

43 MPH e-bike making wild passes of vehicles on...

43 MPH e-bike making wild passes of vehicles on the right shoulder..

https://youtu.be/v9nSKiCIEXU
09-06-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,593
Posted By prj71

Why don't people want to pedal anymore?

There is a 52 mile paved bike trail about an hour from home that I will ride at least once a year. I've been riding this trail for 7 years now.

This past weekend I spent a day riding it and was...
09-03-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,059
Posted By Polaris OBark

Insure the wazoo out of it and ship it by UPS. ...

Insure the wazoo out of it and ship it by UPS. Get them to pay for a new frame.
09-02-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,314
Posted By EnzoRWD

track season just wrapped up. Didn't race as much...

track season just wrapped up. Didn't race as much or as well as I wanted to, due to travel and some other things, but moved into cat 4 where the fields are larger and the riding much faster.
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08-27-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,314
Posted By Regulatori

Picked up a complete Gan Well Pro for dirt cheap....

Picked up a complete Gan Well Pro for dirt cheap. Had Sugino 75s, Nitto parts, Suzue Pro Max hubs.. etc.

Not sure if Iím going to run silver or black parts yet. Silver stuff is what came on the...
08-24-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,314
Posted By geomiko

Did a full rebuild on the Cramerotti this...

Did a full rebuild on the Cramerotti this afternoon. Went for a nice 15 mile test ride and took a few pics.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 04:58 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,754
Posted By Bearhawker

I do this all the time - it's one of the only...

I do this all the time - it's one of the only things that can get me to push just that little bit harder.

Since I ride a fatbike I don't normally catch them - so far I've managed to pass exactly 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,754
Posted By jon c.

I'm not very fast and even I try to do that. ...

I'm not very fast and even I try to do that. It's human nature.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,754
Posted By Broctoon

One of my favorite moments during a workout was a...

One of my favorite moments during a workout was a few years ago when I was at the park doing laps and I acquired a target, who was younger and at least looked stronger than me. He was on a bike...
08-22-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,314
Posted By grant40

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08-20-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 719,495
Posted By Lazyass

New bar tape day. I have an odd pet peeve of not...

New bar tape day. I have an odd pet peeve of not wanting to wear clothing that doesn't match my bike. I have many jerseys of all different colors and most don't get worn. I figured with this bar tape...
08-20-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,314
Posted By TejanoTrackie

So, after nearly 6 years, I've finally built a...

So, after nearly 6 years, I've finally built a new bike. This time it's an All City Bike Block, something I've had on the drawing board for over a decade. The frameset was purchased on eBay for $549,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,206
Posted By Koyote

If a tire is too tight to mount by hand, I don't...

If a tire is too tight to mount by hand, I don't run it. I'd rather throw it away than get stuck thirty miles from home.

IME, Continental has been the worst offender in this regard. I don't buy...
Forum: Commuting
08-19-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By squirtdad

I am not sure i understand the don't have problem...

I am not sure i understand the don't have problem with getting tire on rim, but with the tube.pinching folding
in general just barely inflating the tube enough to put some shape in the tube helps, ...
08-19-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,314
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

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Forum: Framebuilders
08-18-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By unterhausen

People used to sell amusing covers for bosses. ...

People used to sell amusing covers for bosses. There certainly were some bosses with holes underneath, but not all of them.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-17-22, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By dsaul

Never use 4130 filler to weld 4130 bike frames. ...

Never use 4130 filler to weld 4130 bike frames. ER70S2 is fine, but ER312 stainless filler is better. As, mentioned, those mounts should be brazed on and can be removed with heat or ground/filed...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-17-22, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By guy153

Yes as others have said they should just drop...

Yes as others have said they should just drop off. But if you don't own that kind of torch very carefully grind them and then sand or file the last bit by hand. If you were filling a hole then yes...
08-16-22, 11:58 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,314
Posted By Regulatori

My trusty Samson ...

My trusty Samson



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Forum: Framebuilders
08-16-22, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

"Holes"? I sure hope that frame was made so that...

"Holes"? I sure hope that frame was made so that the braze ons you mention don't have any holes in the tubes:) The usual advise with removing braze ons is to do so w/out heat by...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-16-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By niknak

Those parts are likely silver brazed on. Hit them...

Those parts are likely silver brazed on. Hit them with a torch with the frame positioned so gravity does its job.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,719
Posted By SpedFast

Ditto

Ditto
08-15-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By Broctoon

I find tubeless tires kind of a pain to set up...

I find tubeless tires kind of a pain to set up and maintain, but I have switched to them on most of my bikes because what I hate even more is getting flats during a ride. I do more work on my own...
08-15-22, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By stardognine

I concur. Although it's actually Gran, with no...

I concur. Although it's actually Gran, with no "d". ✌️ Looks like I just missed being the first poster in a thread, with the correct answer. 🙄😋😉
08-15-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By elcraft

Grand Compe. Better known for their beautiful...

Grand Compe. Better known for their beautiful brakes
Forum: Commuting
08-15-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By Leisesturm

25c wouldn't be my definition of a Fat tire. The...

25c wouldn't be my definition of a Fat tire. The 110+psi pressures that 25mm tires have to withstand is what makes them such a beast to mount. Either a bigger section tire or one built to a lower max...
Forum: Commuting
08-15-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By Sardines

I think you have just unfortunately have 2...

I think you have just unfortunately have 2 products on the smallest and largest spectrum of their manufacturing tolerances. So the Challenge tires are most probably the smallest...
Forum: Commuting
08-15-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By Darth Lefty

If you have fabric tape in there now like Velox...

If you have fabric tape in there now like Velox and you replace it with something thin like Stan's or kapton you can get a little extra wiggle room
Forum: Commuting
08-15-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By rm -rf

What rim tape? Is it thin plastic or thicker...

What rim tape? Is it thin plastic or thicker cloth tape?

Your Aerohead rims look similar in cross section to my old Kinlin rims. The "well" in the center was very shallow, so there wasn't much...
Forum: Commuting
08-15-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By pdlamb

"Easier?" No. "Less difficult?" Maybe. ...

"Easier?" No. "Less difficult?" Maybe. Folding tires, stretching the bead slightly by leaving them inflated on a rim is possible. Wire bead tires, fuggedaboutit.
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