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11-10-22, 03:48 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 263,805
Posted By fofinet855

Keep in mind that you have to factor not only the...

Keep in mind that you have to factor not only the time you "save" when commuting by car*, but also the higher costs of having and using a car (about €5000 per year...
09-21-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7,793
Views: 2,776,462
Posted By rvman

Here's my 2010 Jamis Commuter 2, that I've had...

Here's my 2010 Jamis Commuter 2, that I've had since new. It even survived 17 months and all US lower 48 states on the front of my pickup on a bike rack. It picked up a few scrapes and whatnot, but...
09-07-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 263,805
Posted By fujimontar

Car free by necessity? :)

I have been car free by necessity (where I live, cars are fantastically expensive), but also live in a city that has great public transportation and is becoming friendlier to bicycles. However, I am...
08-19-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 360,782
Posted By crawfordvj

When my friends first saw it they said it looked...

When my friends first saw it they said it looked like something out of Mad Max :)
08-19-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 360,782
Posted By daywood

Love the bare-metal look with the black accents!...

Love the bare-metal look with the black accents! It looks like it's up to no good even just sitting there. :-)
08-18-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 360,782
Posted By crawfordvj

My TREK FX7000

Gave my Trek a rebuild after the rainy season and installed a new Deore crankset.

Took it for a ride to dial it in....
08-13-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7,793
Views: 2,776,462
Posted By jdogg111

where did u get those handlebars, I'm digging on...

where did u get those handlebars, I'm digging on them, thanks
08-13-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7,793
Views: 2,776,462
Posted By Dragum

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11,79kg / 11,47kg (320g pedals)
08-07-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 55,053
Posted By StarBiker

Very nice looking, and nicely set up Diamond Back.

Very nice looking, and nicely set up Diamond Back.
08-02-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 55,053
Posted By james89

There are some great looking bikes in this thread!

There are some great looking bikes in this thread!
08-01-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7,793
Views: 2,776,462
Posted By t2p

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08-01-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7,793
Views: 2,776,462
Posted By eatontkd

Grocery run!! ...

Grocery run!!
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07-30-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 360,782
Posted By eatontkd

I installed what I hope to be a better cell phone...

I installed what I hope to be a better cell phone holder, a Q Mount. Fortunately, I get spacers on hand 'cause it came with nothing......
07-28-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7,793
Views: 2,776,462
Posted By DowneasTTer

Thought this was a pretty neat pic of one of our...

Thought this was a pretty neat pic of one of our LiteSpeed Cheerohala City bikes at the "cut". Unfortunately the bike ferry isn't running this week due to a breakdown so we couldn't continue to the...
07-27-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 360,782
Posted By Cornchips

I put a new tyre on my rear wheel. 38 on the...

I put a new tyre on my rear wheel. 38 on the back, 35 on the front, effectively mulletising the bike :p
...
07-24-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7,793
Views: 2,776,462
Posted By Bobman90

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Trek FX 7.2 frame and fork build with random parts...
07-22-22, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 360,782
Posted By eatontkd

Yeap. I'm now (well my bike) registered with the...

Yeap. I'm now (well my bike) registered with the city Police Dept. As a boy I grew up in the country. I was always sorta envious of the town kids at school that had licenses on their bikes. I finally...
07-19-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,937
Posted By Eric F

This looks like it would be pretty fast......

This looks like it would be pretty fast......
07-19-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,937
Posted By bdumas35

One like mine except with a 48 t chainring and a...

One like mine except with a 48 t chainring and a 20 something year old legs vs. 69 year old. This is an old Trek USPS raw carbon with Ultegra 6500 at 17 lbs. ...
07-19-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 360,782
Posted By eatontkd

I'm Official now!!!! ...

I'm Official now!!!!
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07-15-22, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7,793
Views: 2,776,462
Posted By hokiefyd

My daughter and I went on a nice evening ride to...

My daughter and I went on a nice evening ride to check out the cows.

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07-14-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7,793
Views: 2,776,462
Posted By sjanzeir

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Waiting (https://www.bike24.com/p2474747.html) on a teensy-weensy...
07-14-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,937
Posted By DorkDisk

The red one

The red one
07-13-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,937
Posted By Oakman

Well, I can tell you it's not mine.

Well, I can tell you it's not mine.
07-13-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 360,782
Posted By daywood

I think you have enough (10) now, so letís see it!

I think you have enough (10) now, so letís see it!
07-13-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,511
Posted By eatontkd

I'm getting real savy at finding bike "racks"....

I'm getting real savy at finding bike "racks". Sometimes a gas line works well in a pinch...

...
07-13-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,511
Posted By eatontkd

Thank you! Brooks Saddles are a must for me on...

Thank you!
Brooks Saddles are a must for me on anything I plan on spending time on or going distances.
I live in PA. We're famous for potholes. I recently moved from rural to more urban; our city...
07-13-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By Paul Barnard

Friend of A Friend Killed

This was the second bicycle fatality in the Lincoln AL area in two weeks. I am trying to get details, but as you know, we rarely learn enough from these crashes to draw any lessons from them. I did...
Forum: Introductions
07-12-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By 1sp33d

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohz8_IafGwE ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohz8_IafGwE

whoo hoo, here's to 10 and off with my bikeforum training wheels. Here's the Jamis steel stallion:...
07-12-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,511
Posted By eatontkd

I love steel too! But, I "fell into" a deal on...

I love steel too! But, I "fell into" a deal on this used Trek 7.5 that I couldn't refuse or argue. This pic is from last summer and I've put many hours running errands to banks, grocery, hardware...
07-11-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,901
Posted By Flipper_

oh hell yeah, if they think they can- but Iím...

oh hell yeah, if they think they can- but Iím thinking I could pick up the bike for a discount. Thing is this:

-I think the subs are bad enough that I could just as well have bought a Verve 2...
Forum: Introductions
07-11-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By 1sp33d

Thanks Fred! Ended up doing a quick 6 miles...

Thanks Fred!

Ended up doing a quick 6 miles just to get a sweat in.

going to bomb my thread real quick to get my post count up.
Forum: Introductions
07-11-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By 10 Wheels

You are doing good. Stay Safe.

You are doing good. Stay Safe.
Forum: Introductions
07-11-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By 1sp33d

I would pay to have that level of fitness! Even...

I would pay to have that level of fitness! Even though I don't have much money left after buying a new bike :lol:

Thanks!
Forum: Introductions
07-11-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By 1sp33d

Back in the saddle

Just moved to a ride conducive spot in Dallas and getting back in the saddle after a 10 year hiatus. Feels pretty terrible saying that out loud. Not to mention the 40 pounds I need to shed.
...
Forum: Introductions
07-11-22, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Cuoihoi1987

hi

hi
07-10-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,511
Posted By t2p

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Klein Adept hybrid - neat rare old school hybrid...
Forum: Introductions
07-06-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By randallr

Welcome (from Colorado).

Welcome (from Colorado).
Forum: Introductions
07-06-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Rage

Welcome from NYC!

Welcome from NYC!
07-06-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 360,782
Posted By hokiefyd

Just imagine what else would have went wrong if...

Just imagine what else would have went wrong if Mars wasn't there to supervise your work... :thumb:
07-05-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 360,782
Posted By sjanzeir

More like to. I was just about done putting my...

More like to. I was just about done putting my hybridized vintage roadie back together after more than two years of the frame hanging on the wall and the parts collecting dust in a box somewhere,...
07-04-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 360,782
Posted By Trycyclist

Not allowed to post pics yet. But I put a new...

Not allowed to post pics yet. But I put a new front tube on the 1970s Nishiki.

We put a new rear tube on my son's 2021 Schwinn Copeland. He also got a new Italian foam seat.

We took them for...
07-01-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,901
Posted By Flipper_

I didn't buy the bike or even really do a...

I didn't buy the bike or even really do a thorough test ride. After I showed their salesman the brake issue I left to post breathlessly on the interwebz. I'm still considering the Verve, Dual Sport...
06-29-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,511
Posted By SleepySimon

I own a Specialized Sirrus X 4.0 and am loving it...

I own a Specialized Sirrus X 4.0 and am loving it 😁
The future shock does help quite a fair bit
06-29-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,901
Posted By hokiefyd

They may resemble these...

They may resemble these (https://shopee.ph/Hydraulic-brake-set-POWER-brand-i.410825088.5184444231) and are probably knock-offs of the Shimano brakes. They're almost certainly not fitted with genuine...
06-26-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7,793
Views: 2,776,462
Posted By JenGQ

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My favorite ride!
06-25-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,511
Posted By eatontkd

My favorite is the one I own and ride....

My favorite is the one I own and ride....
05-29-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7,793
Views: 2,776,462
Posted By jdogg111

schwinn gs 28 ss

my extra small schwinn gs 28. i've rode 54-56 cm bikes my whole adult life. but over the last few yrs have found it more difficult to mount and dismount that size, so instead of stopping biking, i...
05-18-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7,793
Views: 2,776,462
Posted By Dragum

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Caloi Aluminium supercross 1993 19Ē cromo fork...
05-14-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7,793
Views: 2,776,462
Posted By timgriffin2

I took a ride on my Sirrus 3.0 through the...

I took a ride on my Sirrus 3.0 through the Weekiwachee preserve on the west-central Florida coast. I love this place!
After 2,500 miles on the Sirrus I had to replace the chain and now am looking...
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