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04-19-24, 03:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,029
Posted By Steve B.

I‘d bite the bullet and ride the sidewalk

I‘d bite the bullet and ride the sidewalk
02-06-24, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10,549
Views: 1,588,579
Posted By smd4

You mean steel.

You mean steel.
06-05-23, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,133
Posted By cyccommute

Assuming by “the bottom of the tube” you mean the...

Assuming by “the bottom of the tube” you mean the slit occurred on the rim side of the tube rather than tire side, here’s a hypothesis I’ve come up with to explain a recurrent problem I’ve had over...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-23, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,013
Posted By datlas

The Dork Disk is a sound barrier.

The Dork Disk is a sound barrier.
Forum: Touring
01-09-23, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 434,728
Posted By str

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Forum: Commuting
12-09-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,328
Posted By mcours2006

Very cool! Here's mine: ...

Very cool!

Here's mine:

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An old mouse pad.
09-05-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,999
Posted By dbhouston

1984 Centurion Pro Tour 15

What have I done? I've had in my head I wanted to do a touring bike, and this one turned up nearby this week. The bike is in rough shape cosmetically, but the bones are good and I'm up for a long...
08-31-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,098
Posted By ark40

Since much valuable advice was given here I...

Since much valuable advice was given here I thought I owe an update on my first century at "Hotter N Hell 100'. I got it done, yay!! albeit at a slower pace than what I was hoping for.
100.88 miles,...
07-25-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 786
Posted By BCDrums

The Big Reveal!

Today I made a tiny incision in the tube (already patched!) and here's what i found:...
06-20-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,987
Posted By mschwett

… and here’s a SF loop which combines two climbs...

… and here’s a SF loop which combines two climbs and some of the flats around the waterfront. can be done either clockwise or counterclockwise, personally I like clockwise but you get a longer...
06-20-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,987
Posted By mschwett

great highway itself is just a road. because it...

great highway itself is just a road. because it has no real intersections for a couple miles, it’s a nice flat burst between here and there. it’s closed to vehicles from Friday at noon through Monday...
06-20-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,987
Posted By DiabloScott

1. Diablo - because it is Diablo. 2. You would...

1. Diablo - because it is Diablo.
2. You would probably enjoy the Hawk Hill route - especially if you want the iconic Bay Area photos.
...
06-05-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,605,539
Posted By Clang

Centurion Ironman - $100 (Forest Lake, MN) ...

Centurion Ironman - $100 (Forest Lake, MN)

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/341207234810217/?ref=product_details&referral_code=marketplace_top_picks&referral_story_type=top_picks
...
06-05-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,503
Posted By Wildwood

We need to ride them all. 531, 531SL, 531c,...

We need to ride them all.
531, 531SL, 531c, 531cs, 531 straight gauge
853
SL, SLX, SP, TSX, EL-OS, Spirit, 9XX
Tange 1 & 2, Prestige
Ishiwata 022/019
So many more......

At least a dozen to...
05-31-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,233
Posted By Charlie Ky

Lost 103 Lbs and not done yet

I'm an odd bird of sorts. 64 yo widower and very fortunate in many ways. My health is, according to my pcp, surprisingly good considering my history of poor diet and smoking. I met the covid thing...
04-13-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8,042
Views: 1,003,831
Posted By eom

Bracket to mount a front light on my Wald wire...

Bracket to mount a front light on my Wald wire basket. Could have bought something but ... you know.
A bit of 2" angle aluminum, scrap of handle bar, & a quarter used as a washer.
...
04-09-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By robertj298

Panasonic DX 5000 gets a makeover

New white seat and bar tape
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03-24-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8,042
Views: 1,003,831
Posted By jim dandy

The Peugeot Build … Continued

Finished … JD
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03-19-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,957
Posted By dedhed

Don't know if it helps but they make offset pad...

Don't know if it helps but they make offset pad holders as well.

https://bdopcycling.com/product/bdop-offset-brake-pad-holders-pair-black/

...
02-28-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,303
Posted By gugie

Car permit required for Columbia River Gorge area starting this spring

I was about to blow a gasket after reading this article (https://www.opb.org/article/2022/02/28/historic-columbia-river-highway-permit-waterfall-corridor/), thinking that bicycles would have to get a...
09-28-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By rydabent

Bike mileage

I got my first recumbent a RANS Tailwind in 2005, retired in 2008 at 70. According to my records I have now ridden the distance around the world at the equator on my bents, both the bike and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 16,663
Posted By mstateglfr

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09-22-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 888,089
Posted By Biker395

This is how you get into the "hole" ... a twisty...

This is how you get into the "hole" ... a twisty descent carved into the sandstone.
...
09-22-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 888,089
Posted By Biker395

Another one from the Tour ... this is climbing...

Another one from the Tour ... this is climbing out of the "hole" past Escalante.
...
09-16-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,964
Posted By tempocyclist

Assuming the 100 mile route doesn't include loads...

Assuming the 100 mile route doesn't include loads of climbing compared to your usual routes, you take it a little easier (don't blast off from the gun) and remember to fuel correctly, you should be...
08-11-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,226
Posted By BoltBreaker

What a long strange trip it's been... something...

What a long strange trip it's been... something something about an election in 2016, and a four year period of distractions. As well as occasional trips to the basement to file brass from places...
08-03-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,605,539
Posted By machinist42

<sigh emoji> Too Far

Two bicycles - $50 (Apex)Posted 2021-08-03 11:44

https://images.craigslist.org/01717_8H2IW0FH4Vuz_0CI0om_1200x900.jpg

"take both. as is."
...
07-24-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,616
Posted By sced

Evaporust works amazingly well

Evaporust works amazingly well
07-23-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,033
Posted By Eric F

Project: 2001 Colnago VIP

After I stopped racing in 2004, I sold off a lot of my bikes and gear, including the Colnago VIP aluminum frame that had been one of my race bikes. That frame took me to a few nice wins, including a...
07-21-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,076
Posted By Darth Lefty

OK, seems I've got a few minutes, let's do it by...

OK, seems I've got a few minutes, let's do it by day.

Times in Japan local, GMT+9, 13 hours ahead of EDT (GMT-4), 16 hours ahead of PDT (GMT-7). So an event at noon Sunday in Japan will be 11pm...
06-27-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,217
Posted By shelbyfv

The colored sidewalls plus the huge graphics on...

The colored sidewalls plus the huge graphics on the huge wheels make the thing look really busy, regardless of the bar tape. If you are wedded to those wheels, go black for tires and tape.
03-16-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,419
Posted By Soody

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09-02-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,605,539
Posted By Cougrrcj

How 'bout a 52cm Ironman? In Akron OH 10...

How 'bout a 52cm Ironman? In Akron OH

10 Speed Old School Bike 23.8#
$150 Centurion Expert Ironman, 10 Speed. Chrome moly Butted frame. Shimano components. New tubes. Made in Japan. 52 CM Frame....
05-26-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 20,530
Posted By flangehead

Yes

OK, I can tell I'm the contrarian here. However, some newer riders may value a different perspective.

My context: I ride on suburban roads to get to places.

I always slow down for...
05-21-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,605,539
Posted By sheddle

Hey, I posted that mb-2! It really is...

Hey, I posted that mb-2!


It really is nice, but I just bought a high end vintage MTB, so n+1 for one seems irresponsible. Nice to see a relatively reasonable price on a Bridgestone, though!
05-17-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,887
Posted By number1bike

May not be worth the effort

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZMhdmtYDtw
05-12-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,778
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Kachess Lake ...

Kachess Lake

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05-12-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,778
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't know if I've already shared this one,...

I don't know if I've already shared this one, it's fog bank from Tronsen Ridge.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49085341388_9b83fd1375_o_d.jpg
05-08-20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10,549
Views: 1,588,579
Posted By __Dom__

Well look what I found...

Everything original.. even tires which are still good! Pretty sure it was never ridden much. $175! Even the tubes were still good. Aired it up and lubed the chain and turned this baby loose. Lightest...
Forum: Touring
05-07-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,535
Posted By Papa Tom

The thing I have learned from shooting my mouth...

The thing I have learned from shooting my mouth off in these forums and being called out for it is that we all need to just ride our own bike and leave everybody else alone.

I, personally, have...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15,721
Views: 12,486,708
Posted By Imperatore

Finally got my new 'FX 3 Disc' (2020) today!

Picked up my new 'FX 3 Disc' (2020) today. It's my first real bike purchase and I'm loving it so far. Rode it around the neighborhood today. It's fast, comfortable, and just rides really nicely. Fits...
04-01-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,605,539
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Top of the line Panasonic! ...

Top of the line Panasonic!

https://louisville.craigslist.org/bik/d/louisville-panasonic-dx-6000-road/7099574430.html

...
03-17-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,605,539
Posted By jetboy

hummingbird! ...

hummingbird!
https://sacramento.craigslist.org/bik/d/davis-zunow-hummingbird-shimano-600/7094338228.html
https://images.craigslist.org/01010_2AeQ0lbmgp4_1200x900.jpg
Forum: Commuting
03-11-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 137,643
Posted By HardyWeinberg

40F, dry, cool green flash in clouds above...

40F, dry, cool green flash in clouds above sunrise
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Forum: Commuting
03-03-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 137,643
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 907: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 907:

Temp didn't drop below freezing last night (was 33F this morning) so I hopped on my hybrid instead of the winter bike. All patches added together, the...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 137,643
Posted By HardyWeinberg

28F, bone dry, not a hint of cloud anywhere; 10th...

28F, bone dry, not a hint of cloud anywhere; 10th straight workday commuting, finally felt like I got my cardio back in serviceable shape, could maintain the speed I wanted spinning a pretty low...
Forum: Commuting
02-20-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 137,643
Posted By HardyWeinberg

24F, dry, nice ...

24F, dry, nice


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01-16-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10,549
Views: 1,588,579
Posted By TriBiker19

And my garage a couple weeks ago... ...

And my garage a couple weeks ago...


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I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 21,411
Views: 5,326,710
Posted By Sy Reene

From this comparison review at BRR, see the below...

From this comparison review at BRR, see the below actual measured width and height on their wheel. You could try and measure your GP4s to determine difference....
11-23-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,342
Posted By ollo_ollo

Well, I'm 79 and hoped to do another decade or so...

Well, I'm 79 and hoped to do another decade or so before hanging up my CV bikes. (I know you're referring to the old bike vs parts dilemma, not the rider, but seems to me easier to keep an old bike...
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