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02-11-24, 09:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,463
Posted By bulgie

31? That's odd... You might have to settle for...

31? That's odd...
You might have to settle for one only 96.8% as large. Or spend some time in the weight room until you can turn over a gear that's 3.2% bigger.

Ooh I know, take a 32t ring and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-24, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By mstateglfr

In what world is Ultegra 6800 considered 'retro'?

In what world is Ultegra 6800 considered 'retro'?
02-10-24, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1990) SPECIALIZED Sirrus

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02-08-24, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,311
Posted By Kontact

What is aggravating about this topic is that the...

What is aggravating about this topic is that the OP can swap the cable location in 30 seconds and try it. Nothing to buy, nothing to take apart.
02-08-24, 07:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,014
Posted By Classtime

Budget? Simply look for a complete bike with...

Budget?
Simply look for a complete bike with Campagnolo Super Record, Nuovo Record, Dura Ace, or 600.

Where do you live? We will find a bike for you🙂
02-08-24, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,366
Posted By Jicafold

Excellent. Thank you so much.

Excellent. Thank you so much.
02-07-24, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By Andrew_G

It depends on the model you need, but I've bought...

It depends on the model you need, but I've bought TA Vento (135mm BCD) and also TA Zephyr (110mm BCD) chainrings from these German bike shops. Stronglight chainrings are often available too. It pays...
02-05-24, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,717
Posted By Portlandjim

Major Taylor documentary coming 2/26/24

I just noticed that this new documentary about Major Taylor will be shown at the end of the month. Details here:

https://indianapublicmedia.org/majortaylor/

It looks like a must watch show!
...
01-27-24, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 835
Posted By iab

Everyone should have a pink bike. :)

Everyone should have a pink bike. :)
12-25-23, 12:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,153
Posted By SurferRosa

Like the Schwinn Varsity, they are both c&v and...

Like the Schwinn Varsity, they are both c&v and crap.
12-25-23, 11:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,153
Posted By Steel Charlie

There have been piles of trash parts made for...

There have been piles of trash parts made for bicycles over the decades. Are they all C&V simply because they're old? Or are they just old trash?
12-17-23, 07:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,291
Posted By ascherer

I dunno, it feels like a picture that's been...

I dunno, it feels like a picture that's been photcopied so many times that it's lost resolution. Opinion of one.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-23, 01:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 45,715
Posted By choddo

You think? Damn, maybe a time machine really...

You think?

Damn, maybe a time machine really was involved here.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-23, 10:15 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,257
Posted By jrobe

Every bike question has no officially been asked.

Every bike question has no officially been asked.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-23, 10:10 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,257
Posted By Polaris OBark

He was profiling the OP.

He was profiling the OP.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-23, 07:12 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,474
Posted By john m flores

70mph in Colorado on a Raleigh Technium.

70mph in Colorado on a Raleigh Technium.
11-21-23, 03:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,744
Posted By Classtime

Plus, round tubed bikes look better without all...

Plus, round tubed bikes look better without all those cables and big fat levers.
11-21-23, 02:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,744
Posted By gearbasher

Using downtube shifters after a long hiatus

I converted all my bikes to Campy ergos over the years. I haven't used downtube shifters in 10 years or maybe more. Well, I converted my main winter bike back to downtube shifters (the subject of...
11-19-23, 09:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,911
Posted By Triplecrank92

Ď87 Schwinn Circuit

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11-19-23, 10:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,911
Posted By lasauge

https://i.ibb.co/6rqRpv5/1.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/6rqRpv5/1.jpg
11-19-23, 10:41 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,911
Posted By Fairlane63

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My 85 Bianchi Vittoria. Only bike I have with a white seat. Been together...
11-19-23, 09:15 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,911
Posted By majmt

I only have one.😒 ...

I only have one.😒

https://live.staticflickr.com/8099/8670102972_ed69f7ae99_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ed9xy1)
11-19-23, 08:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,911
Posted By cb400bill

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-08-23, 12:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,649
Posted By Mackers

Full DA?

Full DA?
10-25-23, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By repechage

check the position of the downtube bottle bosses....

check the position of the downtube bottle bosses. On a small frame, the seat tube bottle is lower and the downtube is higher.
10-20-23, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,381
Posted By SurferRosa

If I were going new aero, it would be the Shimano...

If I were going new aero, it would be the Shimano R400. It simply looks far more appropriate on c&v than Tektro or Cane Creek.
10-15-23, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By SpeedofLite

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10-11-23, 11:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,716
Posted By squirtdad

one more bike, one less wife........thinking

one more bike, one less wife........thinking
10-10-23, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By Classtime

PSA Spandex

I know most of you are in wool or cut-offs but Pear Izumi has there attack shorts on sale for 20 bucks and bibs for 25.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-23, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By obrentharris

You chose which of the shop's tires you wanted to...

You chose which of the shop's tires you wanted to buy. Either return them unused or be an adult and live with your choice.
Brent
09-18-23, 11:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,321
Posted By BMC_Kid

My understanding from the buyer is that the SP...

My understanding from the buyer is that the SP group I sold will find its new home on a 3RENSHO made Allez.
09-15-23, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,304
Posted By thinktubes

Good enough for Indurain… ...

Good enough for Indurain…

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09-10-23, 02:58 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,744
Posted By verktyg

Modulation, Brake Pads, Delta vs. Monoplaner vs. Dual Pivot

1. MODULATION has frequently been used by many as a lame excuse for brakes that DON'T STOP WELL!!!

2. Brake pads are probably the single biggest factor in how well modern bicycle brakes work. The...
09-10-23, 01:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,133
Posted By panzerwagon

This problem does not exist in my N+1 world....

This problem does not exist in my N+1 world. Thereís always a bike to ride even if several get stuck in the maintenance yard for a while.
08-26-23, 03:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,085
Posted By Retoocs

Set up the rollers in a bedroom doorway. You want...

Set up the rollers in a bedroom doorway. You want the door jam about even with your shoulders. This allows you to move around but you will bump the door jam if you go too far, but you won't ride off...
08-26-23, 03:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,085
Posted By ascherer

Rollers?!

Fully functional, some miles, only $20 at the thrift store. I think I tried rollers once or twice in my early 20s just as the Racer-Mate came out and went in that direction.
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-23, 04:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,280
Posted By Broctoon

I would be inclined to offer a stranger the use...

I would be inclined to offer a stranger the use of my pump or tools, and would probably even give away my spare tube if that's what's needed and it happened to be the right size. No way am I carrying...
08-20-23, 01:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,758
Posted By PilotFishBob

We have a bike shop/coffee bar here in Memphis as...

We have a bike shop/coffee bar here in Memphis as well, Latting Speed Shop. Been in there once, takes them too long to whip up a cup. Did a solo coffee ride myself this morning, about 30 miles total....
08-20-23, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 925
Posted By nlerner

Wait, are you sure that’s not a Rivendell? ...

Wait, are you sure that’s not a Rivendell?

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08-19-23, 09:02 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,013
Posted By Repack Rider

That was why I wrote the definitive history of...

That was why I wrote the definitive history of the origin of the sport. I was tired of hearing fourth hand accounts of activities that I took part in.



What should I believe, Wikipedia or my...
08-18-23, 08:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,127
Posted By rccardr

Possible. Could also have been possible at any...

Possible. Could also have been possible at any time over the last 75 years. And yetÖhere we are.
Turn off the news, turn off the radio, go ride yer bike.
08-16-23, 05:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,013
Posted By Portlandjim

This tread has turn into a trash Specialized fest?

I put some effort into sharing some of my inside experience inside the bike industry at a high level on this thread. Normally, regular riders would not have access to this kind of story, or it would...
08-11-23, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,427
Posted By thinktubes

Are the petals and breaks in good shape?

Are the petals and breaks in good shape?
08-10-23, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,427
Posted By juvela

----- suggest to contact General Mills ...

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suggest to contact General Mills



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08-09-23, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By celesteguy

1988 Schwinn Circuit 56cm

If you know, then you know.

Mostly original (rear derailleur replaced) Circuit circa 88. Size 56cm. Columbus tubes. Sante group including headset and hubs (and skewers!), however the rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-23, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By jaxgtr

Cobia is fantastic. I caught a 76 pounder while...

Cobia is fantastic. I caught a 76 pounder while we were going after blue fish during a mullet run one year off the Juno Ball in South Florida in the late 70's. It was a massive mullet ball that was...
08-07-23, 10:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,461
Posted By nlerner

Okay, I admit that I cleaned out that shop and...

Okay, I admit that I cleaned out that shop and now have all the parts in the display cases lining my bedroom.
08-06-23, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By morri869

Yes, good call on that! I will update the main...

Yes, good call on that! I will update the main post.
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08-05-23, 01:06 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,719
Posted By jamesdak

Actually it started out as a comparison to show...

Actually it started out as a comparison to show that it doesn't matter the age, groupset, frame material, etc when it comes to bikes being ridden by an average rider. I set out to show that bikes...
07-26-23, 01:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,099
Posted By bikemig

If I were living in a hilly area and faced a 20%...

If I were living in a hilly area and faced a 20% plus grade like the OP, I'd install a 110/74 bcd triple and be done with it. If buying new, I like the Sugino XD600 with 48/36/26 rings.
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