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01-17-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Rolla

Seat should be high enough that you get adequate...

Seat should be high enough that you get adequate leg extension. It has nothing to do with how your feet interact with the ground.

And it's not just your quads that make the pedals go round, btw....
01-15-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 69
Posted By Homebrew01

I should wash my helmet ?

I should wash my helmet ?
01-12-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By shelbyfv

It's a hobby. Changing stuff around is part of...

It's a hobby. Changing stuff around is part of the fun.:thumb:
01-11-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,666
Posted By nlerner

No, I’m not in the business of running a museum.

No, I’m not in the business of running a museum.
01-11-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,597
Posted By Hiro11

The whole "gravel bikes are a marketing exercise"...

The whole "gravel bikes are a marketing exercise" isn't really fair. Any bike can be a gravel bike but if you're doing five hour rides on surfaces that are rougher than pavement but not as rough as...
01-11-22, 02:34 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,597
Posted By sean.hwy

If you like hiking, trail running, nature you...

If you like hiking, trail running, nature you can't beat gravel riding. It combines both into something better.

I probably ride 90% road, 7% gravel, 3% mountain bike. The road bike is just the...
01-10-22, 11:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,666
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I try to keep groupsets intact. And there are...

I try to keep groupsets intact. And there are three things I will never put on my classic bikes : threadless stems, black groupsets, and black spokes.
12-31-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,011
Posted By GhostRider62

Yes by all means, everyone loves unsolicited...

Yes by all means, everyone loves unsolicited advice
12-03-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 658
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Many of us here don't think a 1982 product is an...

Many of us here don't think a 1982 product is an antique. And a few might take issue with your only offering negative choices to pick from. One more example of highly biased polls. Andy
11-17-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,988
Posted By PeteHski

This line deserves it's own special mention as...

This line deserves it's own special mention as the most idiotic thing I've read this year.
11-17-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,988
Posted By Mojo31

Responses like that are leading to the...

Responses like that are leading to the deterioration of this forum.

Just sayin. ;)
11-14-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,220
Posted By ofajen

Yeah, I just steer myself away from the obvious...

Yeah, I just steer myself away from the obvious train wrecks and it works out.

Otto
11-14-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,220
Posted By wolfchild

Just avoid chain lube threads and leg shaving...

Just avoid chain lube threads and leg shaving threads and you'll be fine.:lol:
11-06-21, 06:30 AM
11-05-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,790
Posted By rsbob

Don’t ask her for investment advice.

Don’t ask her for investment advice.
11-05-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 733
Posted By trailangel

It's the orange part that bothers me.... the...

It's the orange part that bothers me.... the black road-tar smudge is fine.
11-04-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,606
Posted By livedarklions

I love your fun facts! ...

I love your fun facts!


https://c.tenor.com/ZiLugTiVQNgAAAAC/the-more-you-know.gif
11-01-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,242
Posted By FireWaterBoy

Hand Drawn Pinarello

*I'm not sure if this is the right thread to post this but didn't know where to put it*

I've always had a real love for late 90's early 00's road bikes. My dream bike was/is the Pinarello Galileo...
10-31-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,606
Posted By cb400bill

https://store.biketouringnews.com/shimano-dura-ace...

https://store.biketouringnews.com/shimano-dura-ace-sl7900-double-10-speed-braze-on-shifters/Shimano Dura Ace SL7900 Double 10-Speed Braze-On Shifters
10-22-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 587
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I find it ineffably sad, that the...

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...I find it ineffably sad, that the mechanical advice forum has degenerated to this extent. The first instinct in here now seems to be making declarative pronouncements on what should never be...
10-19-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By prj71

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

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10-18-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By GlennR

Soap and water. After 20,000+ miles ...

Soap and water.

After 20,000+ miles
https://i.imgur.com/m2S6Cvz.jpg
10-16-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By Aardwolf

Here's a rundown of British imperial sizes which...

Here's a rundown of British imperial sizes which I found quite interesting:
https://www.baconsdozen.co.uk/tools/conversion%20charts.htm
10-02-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By lucas602

I would sit and eat a bag of chips and stare at...

I would sit and eat a bag of chips and stare at it for hours
09-25-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By Bob N.

winner

winner
09-25-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By Cyclist0108

I removed the finger pulls on mine because they...

I removed the finger pulls on mine because they caused flatulence.
09-18-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 758
Posted By Crankycrank

Lighter Fluid also works well. It's basically...

Lighter Fluid also works well. It's basically just Naptha without having to buy a large amount.
09-18-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 755
Posted By CAT7RDR

Hmm. . . It would drastically change the look of...

Hmm. . . It would drastically change the look of the bike to also have a tan saddle and tan bar tape. I like different. All black is blah to me. ...
09-18-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,204
Posted By J.Higgins

Wax sucks, imho. I went through the whole...

Wax sucks, imho. I went through the whole chain-waxing spectrum of crockpots, ultrasonic cleaners, all the different wax recipes, as well as the ones that are premixed and ready to roll. After...
09-07-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,402
Posted By delbiker1

I do not see how anyone that was not involved, or...

I do not see how anyone that was not involved, or was an on hand eye witness, can give testament to who, if not both, were at fault. Even then, often, the parties involved are the not the most...
09-07-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,402
Posted By genejockey

California Vehicle Code - actual rules of the...

California Vehicle Code - actual rules of the actual road:
“No person in a residence district shall make a U-turn when any other vehicle is approaching from either direction within 200 feet, except...
09-07-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,402
Posted By genejockey

I'm reasonably certain that rule doesn't apply in...

I'm reasonably certain that rule doesn't apply in the case of an unsignalled, unannounced U-turn, especially if the rider doing the U-turn fakes to the right first.
09-07-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,402
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Other rider's fault. Doing a U-Turn without...

Other rider's fault. Doing a U-Turn without looking or signalling is a great way to cause a crash.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,367
Posted By GlennR

You should try Backjack gum.. the flavor lasts...

You should try Backjack gum.. the flavor lasts long after you spit it out.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a2/Black_jacks_gum2.jpg
09-04-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,337
Posted By shelbyfv

This is a perennially popular subject for...

This is a perennially popular subject for trollery and inverse snobbery. Aside from that, ride awhile and you'll figure out what you like.:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,367
Posted By Psimet2001

Other threads on on tap: "I was dropped by the...

Other threads on on tap:
"I was dropped by the group so I will never ride with people again"
"My gel didn't last as my source of calories for the whole day - I will never eat that again."
"I...
08-31-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By caloso

I’d put a thin spot of super glue on it to keep...

I’d put a thin spot of super glue on it to keep it from unraveling.
08-30-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,632
Posted By Cyclaholic

Is there a jersey for sale anywhere with "honk if...

Is there a jersey for sale anywhere with "honk if I make you horny" emblazoned across the back? ...It might shut up the angry men but I obviously can't wear it because I don't want to incite all the...
08-29-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,923
Posted By shelbyfv

Cycling shoes work pretty well for.... cycling!...

Cycling shoes work pretty well for.... cycling! If those frighten you, these may be appropriate.
...
08-29-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,923
Posted By veganbikes

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-29-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By bruce19

I'd go with the first one because the second,...

I'd go with the first one because the second, apparently, can only be ridden on a ceiling.
08-27-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,896
Posted By cyccommute

Mountain bikes will always show miles of seatpost...

Mountain bikes will always show miles of seatpost when properly sized. My leg is at the proper extension on each of these bikes. I canít put a foot down on level ground from any of them.

...
08-27-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By Rdmonster69

My Good Deed for the Day

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08-26-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,356
Posted By Barry2

Monday = 5mins Tuesady = 3mins (recovering from...

Monday = 5mins
Tuesady = 3mins (recovering from Monday's epic ride)
Wednesday = 4mins (building up endurance)
Thursday = 4mins (still endurance building)
Friday = Take the day off + It's garbage...
08-25-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,514
Posted By Koyote

I get off the bike and drink a cold beer.

I get off the bike and drink a cold beer.
08-23-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 7,832
Posted By phughes

We may need more. ...

We may need more.
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08-23-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,446
Posted By wolfchild

Meat, potatoes, beer and days-off. to rest....I...

Meat, potatoes, beer and days-off. to rest....I don't believe in any of these exotic recovery practices such as stretching, foam rolling etc.,,there is no evidence that any of them actually work.
08-23-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,665
Posted By Milton Keynes

It really doesn't take a lot of effort to turn...

It really doesn't take a lot of effort to turn the handlebars, so someone who rides a bike may not necessarily be good at doing pushups. Squats, I'll give that to you, since anyone who's built up...
08-23-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 7,832
Posted By OldTryGuy

Me thinks the poster might be lacking in age and...

Me thinks the poster might be lacking in age and experience to make such a statement. :foo:
08-23-21, 03:41 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 7,832
Posted By PeteHski

I agree entirely on the "power loss" thing being...

I agree entirely on the "power loss" thing being a load of BS, especially within the range of flex we are typically talking about in practice.

But that doesn't mean stiffness is not important in...
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