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07-25-21, 09:28 PM
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Posted By gios

Nice brakes... :) ___ :D

Nice brakes... :) ___ :D
07-21-21, 01:31 AM
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Posted By HTupolev

Bicycle. https://i.imgur.com/XA6mp5w.jpg ...

Bicycle.

https://i.imgur.com/XA6mp5w.jpg

Bee. 🐝 🌞

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07-20-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By cj3209

I use the Ekar build on my gravel bike which I...

I use the Ekar build on my gravel bike which I use as a road endurance bike (for comfort). It works really well and I don't miss a front chainring. The range (9x42) is perfect for me and I'm...
07-13-21, 05:37 AM
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Posted By balto charlie

Very cool picture

Very cool picture
07-12-21, 05:13 PM
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Posted By balto charlie

West Va gravel bikepacking tour. Great riding...

West Va gravel bikepacking tour. Great riding temps, some rain, very very steep. I love this area!!...
07-12-21, 10:16 AM
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Posted By Warbird21

94.5 degrees today in MD. Short gravel section...

94.5 degrees today in MD. Short gravel section near my house.

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07-11-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,524
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Posted By Wilbur76

Acres of oil fields. Lovely. ...

Acres of oil fields. Lovely.

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07-11-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 292,948
Posted By mgopack42

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Obligatory picture by the pavement ends sign!...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By TheRealDrPhil

Tubeless Road tire review

I ride in Albuquerque, NM on a combination of multi-use paths and roads. Like a lot of the desert southwest, the most common ground cover on the side of the path is tribulus terrestris, or the...
07-04-21, 04:06 PM
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Posted By cb400bill

Flat Michigan farmland. ...

Flat Michigan farmland.


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07-03-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 292,948
Posted By Warbird21

C&O Canal from early Spring. ...

C&O Canal from early Spring.

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07-02-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 292,948
Posted By blakcloud

Gatineau Quebec, rail-to-trail along the Gatineau...

Gatineau Quebec, rail-to-trail along the Gatineau River up to Wakefield.


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06-30-21, 09:00 AM
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Views: 3,539,914
Posted By rivers

My Orro Terra C. Due to bike supply issues, I...

My Orro Terra C. Due to bike supply issues, I ended up with the more road oriented model (full 105). I have since swapped out the crankset to a 46/30, and a slightly bigger cassette. It has 2 sets of...
06-20-21, 07:51 AM
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Posted By DarKris

Well NBD was last week and despite a less than...

Well NBD was last week and despite a less than stellar experience with the bike shop I got it from I now have my first carbon bike

...
06-15-21, 04:04 PM
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Posted By mikehuangsd

just finished this gravel build based on a...

just finished this gravel build

based on a 2007 Trek 7000 hybrid frame

700x42c tires
34t front, 11-40 back
L-TWOO levers
...
06-14-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 292,948
Posted By djkashuba

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51247564926_fd...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51247564926_fd44c17cd9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2m5zaBC)
Sonoma road. (https://flic.kr/p/2m5zaBC) by djk762 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/djk762/), on Flickr
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06-07-21, 09:28 AM
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Views: 3,539,914
Posted By Wilbur76

Converted this OG 1994 Stumpy to 1x10 dropbar. I...

Converted this OG 1994 Stumpy to 1x10 dropbar. I call it The Warthog. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,458
Posted By RChung

I bought a Przewalski bib for $25, and I thought...

I bought a Przewalski bib for $25, and I thought it was easily worth $35.
05-31-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,585
Posted By Toadmeister

I started with a 40t chainring and 11-40t...

I started with a 40t chainring and 11-40t cassette on my Jamis Renegade. It’s pretty hilly in my area, I’m not racing, and I’m a 6’4” 270# Clyde so I switched to a 36t chainring. The hills got a...
05-27-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,297
Posted By Ed Wiser

Same here live mine. The constant software...

Same here live mine. The constant software updates. An listening to what users want in a bike computer was why a purchased the Karoo over the more establish bike computer brands.
05-26-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,721
Posted By ksryder

At this point whatever is in stock.

At this point whatever is in stock.
05-25-21, 04:53 PM
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Views: 209,874
Posted By franswa

Matching the frame

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05-23-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 292,948
Posted By jonathanf2

Most of LA fire road and hiking trails look like...

Most of LA fire road and hiking trails look like this. Though he did ride this trail in one of his videos, so you're spot on! ;)
05-03-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,260
Posted By jonathanf2

I live in Los Angeles and I didn't realize I live...

I live in Los Angeles and I didn't realize I live by all these cool trails and fire roads. In order to get to these spots, I ride on LA's extensive bike route system. In fact I just look at the...
05-03-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,260
Posted By shelbyfv

It sounds obvious but don't assume you'll have a...

It sounds obvious but don't assume you'll have a good selection of roads to ride. A nearby National Forest would be great. On the other hand, rural roads can be home to meth trailer dwellers with...
03-15-21, 05:47 PM
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Views: 292,948
Posted By Rides4Beer

Water crossing at my race this past Sat. :D ...

Water crossing at my race this past Sat. :D

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03-07-21, 05:36 AM
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Views: 292,948
Posted By Monstercross

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03-06-21, 05:50 AM
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Views: 292,948
Posted By Monstercross

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02-07-21, 11:03 PM
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Posted By howardv

During Covid they don't do rentals or demos. But...

During Covid they don't do rentals or demos. But you can still take a new bike for a test ride around the block. At least they allowed that a few months ago.
02-04-21, 06:30 PM
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Views: 5,297
Posted By njkayaker

That's unfortunate.

That's unfortunate.
02-03-21, 11:04 AM
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Posted By howardv

From Helen's Cycles in Santa Monica. They're an...

From Helen's Cycles in Santa Monica. They're an authorized dealer for both Pinnarelo and Ibis (along other brands). Just a heads-up, my Pinnarelo was assembled horribly. Took it back mulltiple...
02-02-21, 03:09 PM
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Views: 5,297
Posted By Iride01

You know they have a community forum at...

You know they have a community forum at Hammerhead's support website and an un-official community forum by some other don't you?

https://support.hammerhead.io/hc/en-us/community/topics
...
01-28-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,524
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Posted By Matadors

I have been following the canals around my county...

I have been following the canals around my county just to find areas I have never ridden.
...
12-07-20, 04:22 PM
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Posted By illjustride

My custom built Ibis Hakka MX...

My custom built Ibis Hakka MX...
11-28-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,901
Posted By kissTheApex

new generation RTL515 is also ANT+ and BLE. You...

new generation RTL515 is also ANT+ and BLE. You can use it with ride itís gps iPhone app, or with its own app.
11-14-20, 12:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By btppberk

Some companies like Castelli list temperature...

Some companies like Castelli list temperature ranges for their gloves on their website. As to arm warmers, I just bought the New Balance ones on Amazon and have had good luck using them in lows 60s...
11-13-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By Elvo

Windproof shell, warm gloves, and base layers (or...

Windproof shell, warm gloves, and base layers (or arm/leg warmers) are your friends. If doing extended mountain descents like GMR you will find shoe covers and head gear useful
11-13-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By hsuBM

Seems like you’ve mostly got it figured out....

Seems like you’ve mostly got it figured out. Craft makes some glittens that are perfect for your temp range- the mitten foldover is a nice nearly wind proof material.

You probably only need a...
11-13-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By pbass

Maybe it's different for strictly road riding,...

Maybe it's different for strictly road riding, but "gravel" riding here in Altadena, La Canada, etc--singletrack, some road, lots of fire roads) I've never felt cold enough to warrant a real "winter"...
11-12-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By ooga-booga

basics: one pair (buy two) of full-length...

basics:

one pair (buy two) of full-length tights
one pair of full finger gloves
one pair of full finger glove liners
insulated skull cap
neck gaiter
lightweight windbreaker/rain jacket that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By dabac

From bottom 1/3 to mid 1/3 - Amount of slop in...

From bottom 1/3 to mid 1/3 - Amount of slop in the hinges, and stiffness in the assembly as a whole. Mid 1/3 to top 1/3 - weight, attention to detail in production. Top 1/3 - bling value, weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 18,610
Posted By stuff shredman

earlier this year when I bought my new S-Works...

earlier this year when I bought my new S-Works Tarmac, I opted for frame only so I could put Campy Super Record mech shifters. For me, I personally love the idea that a bike is human powered, so the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,349
Posted By WhyFi

See previous - ...

See previous -



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Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,349
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, we're talkin' ghetto tubeless. Yeah, that's a...

Oh, we're talkin' ghetto tubeless. Yeah, that's a horse of a different color. I'd stick with tubes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 828
Posted By Velo Vol

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,632
Posted By impolexg

This is a rather timely thread for me. I'm 80% a...

This is a rather timely thread for me. I'm 80% a single speed mountain biker and just ride road during the week when I don't have time to hit the trails. I have spent decades with an 80's cannondale...
09-29-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By mprince

Your rim got knocked out of true, so it's a wheel...

Your rim got knocked out of true, so it's a wheel issue, the brake is fine...
09-29-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,349
Posted By gsa103

The geometry is a little dated, but that looks...

The geometry is a little dated, but that looks like a solid bike. The basic 4-bar suspension is off patent now, so Bikes Direct can offer a good suspension design without issue. The geometry and...
09-28-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,349
Posted By hounslow

Please tell me this is a typo and it was 450 not...

Please tell me this is a typo and it was 450 not 4500. We joke round here about the Specialized tax but wow.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,273
Posted By Elvo

No glove, no love

No glove, no love
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