Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: Leinster
Showing results 1 to 50 of 201
Search took 0.03 seconds.
04-09-24, 07:34 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 17,325
Posted By Leinster

Great Redwood Trail master plan was released the...

Great Redwood Trail master plan was released the other day.

https://greatredwoodtrailplan.org
04-06-24, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By Leinster

I have Kwiks in a 25 on my single speed, and yes;...

I have Kwiks in a 25 on my single speed, and yes; not quick, but durable, good puncture resistance, and they were a good price.
03-16-24, 01:09 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,910
Posted By Leinster

Nailed it, 4th post on the thread. I...

Nailed it, 4th post on the thread.

I recently put on my last pair of 23s out of the drawer. Iím unlikely to buy 23s again, and will probably go 28s from here on (all my road bikes are rim brakeÖ i...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-24, 04:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,160
Posted By Leinster

Get the good looking Tiagra bike. If Tiagra turns...

Get the good looking Tiagra bike. If Tiagra turns out to be a problem (spoiler; it wonít) you can upgrade to 105/Rival/Ekar/whatever as parts wear out. If you go with the 105 youíre stuck with an...
12-05-23, 04:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By Leinster

Clif Bar supporting the Vine Trail

https://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/clif-family-foundation-napa-valley-vine-trail-coalition-fundraising-challenge-recreation/article_3fa890f2-8f01-11ee-8806-dfb05c9ad475.html

​​​​​​​
11-10-23, 12:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,061
Posted By Leinster

I’ve wanted to ride it for a long time, hopefully...

I’ve wanted to ride it for a long time, hopefully I can make it down Saturday for this;...
10-23-23, 02:17 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 30,314
Posted By Leinster

I wanted to ride today but had too many family...

I wanted to ride today but had too many family events on. Beautiful riding weather, reminded me of home in Dublin.
09-16-23, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,903
Posted By Leinster

CAAD12 is the lightest so far at 1098 grams, or...

CAAD12 is the lightest so far at 1098 grams, or 2.4lbs.

my Cannondale Criterium from the 80s rides just fine, except for the broken derailleur hanger. The hanger is replaceable on the CAAD7, so...
09-10-23, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,233
Posted By Leinster

Nothing dangerous about the trail-a-bike. Dooring...

Nothing dangerous about the trail-a-bike. Dooring can kill anyone. We just need proper safe bike lanes like a civilized country.
09-03-23, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By Leinster

The section from St Helena to Calistoga will be...

The section from St Helena to Calistoga will be done later this year. They just dropped in a bridge the other day.

Iíve been able to bike to Vallejo ferry terminal a couple times on mostly...
07-15-23, 03:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,815
Posted By Leinster

It exists. I do not know why it hasnít been...

It exists. I do not know why it hasnít been adopted more broadly.

https://www.efneo.com/gearbox/
06-03-23, 04:51 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 23,380
Posted By Leinster

Indexed/brifter/trigger shifting for the rear is...

Indexed/brifter/trigger shifting for the rear is great.

Iíd happily go back to friction front shifting.
04-15-23, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,449
Posted By Leinster

Haleakala on Maui, too.

Haleakala on Maui, too.
03-29-23, 11:07 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 17,325
Posted By Leinster

Turns out folk at the south end of the trail are...

Turns out folk at the south end of the trail are also campaigning.

https://www.marinbike.org/news/road/update-on-great-redwood-trail/

There's a petition to sign to support opening up the Alto...
03-28-23, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By Leinster

Camera Recommendation

I presume there are some on here who ride with cameras on their setup, be it on the bars, on the helmet, etc. I'm going on a long trip in May, and would love to record progress for posterity, but...
03-12-23, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 59,208
Posted By Leinster

I think your original phrasing was a bit off. We...

I think your original phrasing was a bit off. We all know that there's little point chasing grams when you're carrying kilos around the waist, but at the same time just because some of us are too...
03-11-23, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 59,208
Posted By Leinster

If you had started out with those hills, you...

If you had started out with those hills, you probably would have thought cycling sucks without the base fitness and bike handling of riding the MUP for a while. Many a non-cyclist's single-experience...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-23, 11:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,812
Posted By Leinster

https://escapecollective.cc

https://escapecollective.cc
01-25-23, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By Leinster

Americans will fish on frozen lakes or sit in a...

Americans will fish on frozen lakes or sit in a duck blind in the dark and wet for hours. Itís not the conditions, itís the infrastructure.
01-11-23, 07:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,633
Posted By Leinster

Is the right answer. Another key moment was...

Is the right answer.

Another key moment was when they got rid of Athena and replaced it with Potenza.
01-11-23, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
Posted By Leinster

I used to go into the Performance and REI next to...

I used to go into the Performance and REI next to each other in Santa Rosa, and can confirm.

I liked Performance; they had all the basics and more. Their staff was usually pretty knowledgeable. I...
01-06-23, 11:22 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 30,413
Posted By Leinster

ok, I get you. even the STI you mentioned...

ok, I get you.

even the STI you mentioned isnít a deal breaker; my MBK works with downtube or STI, and so does your 89 Klein, Iím sure. And more modern road bikes can still use friction bar ends,...
01-06-23, 07:46 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 30,413
Posted By Leinster

this I have a (cable) disc brake hard tail...

this

I have a (cable) disc brake hard tail and cargo bike. Theyíre fine. My road bikes all have caliper rim brakes. Some even single pivot. They, too, are fine.
11-28-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,296
Posted By Leinster

The real death of the hybrid bike was the hybrid...

The real death of the hybrid bike was the hybrid car. Suddenly the name meant something else entirely to more people. The very bike style that beginners and commuters would use, had a name that made...
11-28-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 30,314
Posted By Leinster

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/765985fb_0219_4322_80bd_a34bac394d6d_02415935d0e42d4bdf3d4053be3a63397c112a63.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,559
Posted By Leinster

Am I the only one who would prefer downtube...

Am I the only one who would prefer downtube friction front shifting to index/brifter?
09-01-22, 01:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,062
Posted By Leinster

I find this question funny. Why should cycling...

I find this question funny. Why should cycling have an ďend goalĒ? I ride my bike because I enjoy it. I ride because itís the best way to get from A to B (sometimes). I ride for exercise, for fun,...
07-22-22, 12:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,928
Posted By Leinster

I think you missed my double negative. i...

I think you missed my double negative.

i love MUPs, and use a rail-trail on a regular basis here. My concern about them is if they replace what could have been a valid train route; and just...
07-20-22, 12:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,928
Posted By Leinster

Iím never not a fan of rails to trails. Unless...

Iím never not a fan of rails to trails. Unless the rail still works.
06-22-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 16,495
Posted By Leinster

They had to walk because they didnít know how to...

They had to walk because they didnít know how to do a hill-start in a stick shift.
06-14-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,033
Posted By Leinster

well thereís your answer. Just ride the bike you...

well thereís your answer. Just ride the bike you have now, and then ride the new one when you get it.

The caveat I will add here is that a spare pair of wheels is never a bad thing to have around...
04-27-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,537
Posted By Leinster

I believe AmEx has high vendor charges. I had a...

I believe AmEx has high vendor charges. I had a company AmEx for expenses on the road in a past job, and got turned away from more than one lunch spot. Usually a small business.

I write the rent...
04-27-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,483
Posted By Leinster

This is the thing. Nobody should feel unsafe...

This is the thing. Nobody should feel unsafe getting around in a city by ANY form of transportation. Nobody should be afraid for their childrens' safety in any city. Cities should be for everybody.
04-27-22, 12:41 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,483
Posted By Leinster

Nobody wants to transform the USA into the...

Nobody wants to transform the USA into the Netherlands, but carrying on with the existing car-dependent infrastructure in cities and suburbs is a terrible model economically, socially, health-wise,...
04-26-22, 11:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,540
Posted By Leinster

My experience of 395 is farther north, between...

My experience of 395 is farther north, between Reno and Southern Oregon, and about 10 years out of date, but generally, I found that outside of an hour's drive from Reno the traffic was light, the...
03-06-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 30,314
Posted By Leinster

So Garmin awarded me a badge for my ride this...

So Garmin awarded me a badge for my ride this morning. Petaluma Phil musta seen his shadow or something.
...
03-03-22, 12:38 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 30,314
Posted By Leinster

I've been out for a few morning rides. It's...

I've been out for a few morning rides. It's colder than I'd like for the kit I own as a long-term NorCal resident, but it's not the worst.

I think the bit I most agree with the OP about is...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-22, 11:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,314
Posted By Leinster

Frozen concentrated orange juice.

Frozen concentrated orange juice.
01-23-22, 11:56 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,548
Posted By Leinster

You have the knowledge, skills and tools to make...

You have the knowledge, skills and tools to make those used bikes work. The average shopper buying a bike from a BigBox retailer has none of those things. At least if they buy from Walmart, they...
01-14-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,170
Posted By Leinster

Wave as often as possible. Never shaved. Never...

Wave as often as possible.
Never shaved. Never saw the need.
01-14-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 17,292
Posted By Leinster

No. You donít.

No. You donít.
01-14-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,548
Posted By Leinster

The thing is, the issues that are coming up on...

The thing is, the issues that are coming up on cheap Big Box bikes are probably happening at low speed, and are definitely happening at low price points. So no, a kid is not crashing off a $100 BSO...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,749
Posted By Leinster

some days here that also wonít take into account...

some days here that also wonít take into account a lot of climbing.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,277
Posted By Leinster

A consumable is a tire or a chain or bar tape...

A consumable is a tire or a chain or bar tape that you replace due to wear and tear and, crucially, does not have compatibility issues with available products 6 years after initial release.

But...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,277
Posted By Leinster

It's not a supply chain issue if the manufacturer...

It's not a supply chain issue if the manufacturer has just stopped making the product.

And a $400 front derailleur is not a consumable item, especially if, again, the manufacturer stops making...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-21, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By Leinster

I paid that much for my CAAD10 new in 2013....

I paid that much for my CAAD10 new in 2013. Though mine is 2x10, and was a previous year model.

Itís a very good bike, and prices now arenít what they were, but it sounds steep to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,522
Posted By Leinster

Core exercises, flexibility exercises, and just...

Core exercises, flexibility exercises, and just practice holding the position longer and longer.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-21, 02:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,259
Posted By Leinster

Banana and Nutella sandwiches.

Banana and Nutella sandwiches.
11-05-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 27,981
Posted By Leinster

This thread is the worst use of the Chewbacca...

This thread is the worst use of the Chewbacca defense. EVER.

Yet somehow still made it to 19 pages.
11-05-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,216
Posted By Leinster

Thereís one in town here. Iíve talked to the...

Thereís one in town here. Iíve talked to the owner, (pre-Covid) and they buy them by container load, basically sight unseen. They fix up what they can fix up, and sell a lot of ďas-isĒ bikes to...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 201
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Your Privacy Choices -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.