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11-26-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By Steve_sr

It is a full 810 2x setup with 11-34 in the rear....

It is a full 810 2x setup with 11-34 in the rear. Everything should be compatible
11-21-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By Barry2

To directly answer your question, the R7000...

To directly answer your question, the R7000 Crankset is compatible with Shimano compatible Press-Fit Bottom Brackets (BB).
Both Press-Fit and Threaded BB's are sized to be compatible with a...
11-21-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 507
Posted By cyccommute

Maybe but probably not. The shifter and the...

Maybe but probably not. The shifter and the cassette aren’t the problem. The rear derailer is. It just doesn’t have the capacity for the 36 tooth cog and likely can’t be pushed to make it work. ...
11-20-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By 52telecaster

Well I think we will leave it be! Thankyou for...

Well I think we will leave it be! Thankyou for all the input.
11-20-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By rccardr

Yer a noob so just a gentle suggestion:...

Yer a noob so just a gentle suggestion: paragraphs. They help when reading long posts online.
11-18-22, 02:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,164
Posted By tFUnK

Looks fine to me; I'm still on 10 speed but all...

Looks fine to me; I'm still on 10 speed but all my cassettes look like that (with respect to the terminal cog stack height relative to the locking threads). You definitely do not want two 1.8mm...
11-15-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 515
Posted By veganbikes

https://www.whiteind.com/product-category/hubs/t11...

https://www.whiteind.com/product-category/hubs/t11-hubs/
https://www.whiteind.com/product-category/hubs/mi5-hubs/
https://chrisking.com/collections/r45...
11-13-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Free Bottecchia

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Got a free bike. All of my bikes are not "lockables", as there would be...
11-13-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 764
Posted By Murray Missile

Where's the fun in that? :lol:

Where's the fun in that? :lol:
11-13-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 764
Posted By jamesdak

I bought a Guv'nor and love it. Great cruising...

I bought a Guv'nor and love it. Great cruising bike that I've taken for over 40 mile rides with no problems and in total comfort. I do sometimes wish I had gone for the Speed 5 as I sometimes feel...
11-13-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 764
Posted By Bad Lag

I tried to actually BUY one (a Guv'nor). I...

I tried to actually BUY one (a Guv'nor).

I spent weeks emailing and inquiring about price and delivery, all to no avail.

I never got a single response from any of the shops or distributors I...
11-13-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 286
Posted By veganbikes

If you are riding daily (or nearly daily) nearly...

If you are riding daily (or nearly daily) nearly year round and good at keeping tires pump and either replacing sealant yourself or paying your local shop to do it then yes go for it. If you are...
11-12-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By wrk101

In the world of Internet forums, I find this...

In the world of Internet forums, I find this section to be one of the most civil ones. Sure, collectors have their opinions, that is to be expected. And they don't all agree. To be expected as well.
11-11-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By merziac

:thumb: It takes a village, this is the...

:thumb:

It takes a village, this is the bestest, damnest, onlyest place like this, IMO.

I love it here. ;)
11-11-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By mstateglfr

Well if it helps, you werent who was in mind when...

Well if it helps, you werent who was in mind when I typed that. But fair enough- accurate self assessment and awareness is something a lot of people lack so its cool to see when people are locked in.
11-11-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By Drillium Dude

This is me, I know it, and furthermore understand...

This is me, I know it, and furthermore understand it. I accept it, too. People change, sometimes not always for the better. But I try.

But yeah, I have little patience for certain things, and I...
11-10-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,944
Posted By merziac

And while we're at it, PSA at BTD, Brooks Swift...

And while we're at it, PSA at BTD, Brooks Swift for $147, pretty good deal now days. ;)
11-10-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,944
Posted By merziac

:thumb: See how we turned this around? ...

:thumb:

See how we turned this around?

We just have to take a minute to get out of our own way. ;)

IMO, not possible to have a Brooks that doesn't look right, big rivets, small, hammered or...
11-10-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,944
Posted By seypat

In that case, you better check out some of the...

In that case, you better check out some of the lube threads. Might come in handy.
11-09-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,944
Posted By gugie

I don't know if I earned one, but, yeah!

I don't know if I earned one, but, yeah!
11-09-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,944
Posted By Robvolz

In college I used a temp work agency. They would...

In college I used a temp work agency. They would send me on the oddest jobs, often for a week only.

It opened up my eyes to how things are made and what it cost. I tried my hand at a machine shop...
11-09-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,944
Posted By nlerner

Ah, so this is a "show your bike with hammered...

Ah, so this is a "show your bike with hammered fenders" thread!
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1076x807/img_1313_228cde9e6a5de4e6546d59dea6e19b7bcfb56f9c.jpg
11-09-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,944
Posted By gugie

I suggest that if one doesn't like the aesthetics...

I suggest that if one doesn't like the aesthetics of a product, don't purchase it. No need to tell everybody about it.

As for fenders, you lucky souls that ride your bike in areas that are dry...
11-09-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,944
Posted By machinist42

Of Hammered Toasters

https://variety.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/wedding-crashers.jpg?w=681&h=383&crop=1

Buddy buddy, buddy...
11-07-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By panzerwagon

Crap! Then we’ll need a new sub-forum “HDL hacks...

Crap! Then we’ll need a new sub-forum “HDL hacks for FPGA components” :crash:
11-07-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By Soody

beer can shim is annoying to install but...

beer can shim is annoying to install but perfectly all good
11-07-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 754
Posted By Dylansbob

The only downside is availability in certain...

The only downside is availability in certain sizes and how much inflation/transport costs have made the price rise since '`19
11-06-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 925
Posted By Chicken_fat

Make sure there is a decent rim strip installed...

Make sure there is a decent rim strip installed as well.
11-06-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,798
Posted By droppedandlost

getting older

getting older
11-06-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By Lattz

I think you are right and a World War is not even...

I think you are right and a World War is not even needed for that.

1., In countries where scrapyards pay you for the steel and not asking you to pay for your things to leave them there,...
11-06-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By Drillium Dude

This thread is dying pretty slowly... ...

This thread is dying pretty slowly...

Vintage cycling will always be around. It's just that the vintage bikes will be completely different. I mean, there aren't a lot of us using an old...
11-04-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By nlerner

In 1980 I ran into a belgian-block curb, went...

In 1980 I ran into a belgian-block curb, went over the bars, knocked myself out, and cracked C6. I've had neck pain ever since, at times severe enough to keep me off the bike, but usually manageable...
11-04-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,798
Posted By seypat

BTW, I have a few pets, but none are named Peeves.

BTW, I have a few pets, but none are named Peeves.
11-03-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,798
Posted By SJX426

Being a strong believer in individual freedom, I...

Being a strong believer in individual freedom, I don't have any wrt what others do as long as it doesn't threaten or harm me.
My pet peeves are related to my behaviors or thought patterns.
10-28-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,233
Posted By gugie

For those wanting to try touring but are afraid to ask...

Credit card touring removes the issue of bringing a tent, sleeping bag, and cooking gear. With somewhere around 10 extra pounds you can ride for weeks from hotel to warmshowers to friend's house....
10-28-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,233
Posted By northbend

I'll add that Neal and I stopped at a RR crossing...

I'll add that Neal and I stopped at a RR crossing somewhere north of Bellingham. A long freight train straddling the road in front of us, the engine idling a few tanker cars to the right of the...
10-28-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,233
Posted By rccardr

Don't have a lot to add here as the rest of the...

Don't have a lot to add here as the rest of the lads have covered pretty much everything. The Davidson did indeed receive The Curse of the Touring Gods somewhere over the continental US on our way...
10-27-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By veganbikes

I always recommend getting the best quality tool...

I always recommend getting the best quality tool you can. If you really aren't doing it much maybe try the SRAM tool (https://www.sram.com/en/sram/models/tl-dbt-bdt-a1) or if you know you want the...
10-25-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By USAZorro

Here's mine - entrusted to the master about 4...

Here's mine - entrusted to the master about 4 years ago.

Before...
...
10-25-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,955
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...riders who can't make steel frames go fast...

.
...riders who can't make steel frames go fast are a bunch of girly men. It's all about the motor. Or to quote my personal hero, Lance Armstrong, "It's not about the bike." :)
10-25-22, 05:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By bwilli88

Show your GUGIFICAZIONE! bike

I am not sure how many are out there but gugie has been fairly productive. I am thoroughly enjoying mine.
Please give us pics from Before, if you have them During, and After you finished your...
10-23-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,299
Posted By dweenk

I am frugal, so I would select a SunTour VGT Luxe.

I am frugal, so I would select a SunTour VGT Luxe.
10-20-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,763
Posted By Thalia949

A few more pics ...

A few more pics
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Top of Monte Sante Marie...
10-20-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,763
Posted By Thalia949

I really enjoyed this years event - far more than...

I really enjoyed this years event - far more than the previous one I attended. I rode both days, while Saturday was a little wet in the morning, once the sun came out, it was great. Sunday was a...
10-20-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,523
Posted By TiHabanero

I worked at a Nishiki dealer in those days and...

I worked at a Nishiki dealer in those days and have never seen this model. I owned a Medalist made from Champion 2 tubing (or was it #1?) Regardless of the tube set the bike was beautiful to ride....
10-20-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,763
Posted By tmnguuyen

[QUOTE=chune;22685971]Did you make the cut? ...

[QUOTE=chune;22685971]Did you make the cut?


Did you? Of all people, I thought i would make the cut but no such luck. I checked various postings and have been disappointed time and time again...
10-19-22, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By ShannonM

If the dropout itself is bent, which it looks...

If the dropout itself is bent, which it looks like it is, the frame is likely toast.

Aluminum doesn't like to be bent. It really, really doesn't like to be bent more than once. If you straighten...
10-18-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 848
Posted By davester

I've heard that very time you open the shed there...

I've heard that very time you open the shed there are exactly 42 bikes in there.
10-17-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 848
Posted By mountaindave

I have the ability to store as many bikes as...

I have the ability to store as many bikes as needed using the infinite improbability shed. Once one calculates exactly how improbable it is to store an infinite number of bikes in my shed and feeds...
10-17-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By 79pmooney

Probably so they could not be lifted off and...

Probably so they could not be lifted off and re-stuck onto inferior tubing. (And mark any robust tubing decal as a copy or fake.)
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