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12-01-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,929
Posted By Koyote

He averaged "more than 2,000km of cycling per...

He averaged "more than 2,000km of cycling per month, much of it on indoors on a turbo trainer."

I'm surprised he didn't die of boredom.
11-30-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 512
Posted By KerryIrons

Many people define "old tires" as slightly...

Many people define "old tires" as slightly squared off but no where near worn out. Old and worn out tires are exactly what I use on the rollers and I've never (in 50 years) had one "burst." Without...
11-10-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,555
Posted By njkayaker

People aren’t buying these sorts of things...

People aren’t buying these sorts of things because of performance. If they are even driven, they probably have to be driven conservatively (to maintain value).

People buy them because they are...
11-10-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,555
Posted By 3alarmer

...if only there were a dedicated forum for that.

...if only there were a dedicated forum for that.
10-17-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,768
Posted By livedarklions

So basically you choose to read it as a stupid...

So basically you choose to read it as a stupid question that will yield no interesting answer rather than try to talk about why these bars are useful for different things?

"Why is this horse...
10-17-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,768
Posted By livedarklions

I don't get the hostility to asking a very basic...

I don't get the hostility to asking a very basic question.

That said, Moe Zhoost 's non-frivolous answer is pretty good, but I think it misses something. Bikes that are used for very long...
10-17-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,768
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Sorta like some people may be at bars and some...

Sorta like some people may be at bars and some may be behind them.

Non-frivolous answer: Drop bars allow a more aerodynamic position that helps a rider go faster with better power efficiency. ...
10-12-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,016
Posted By indyfabz

You just did. :roflmao2:

You just did. :roflmao2:
10-12-22, 03:32 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,016
Posted By Herzlos

Will they be able to claim rider negligence is a...

Will they be able to claim rider negligence is a factor? From memory I know you've made a thing about riding shirtless, without a helmet, with unsuitable footwear and on a bike that's at least 2...
10-05-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,868
Posted By rsbob

With a saddlebag/pannier, he appears to be a...

With a saddlebag/pannier, he appears to be a commuter. You may want to stakeout that path a half hour before and after when the incident happened. I would also talk to every business and resident...
09-24-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,050
Posted By Rolla

I think the color combo you have in mind would be...

I think the color combo you have in mind would be perfect -- really ties the room together.
09-21-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By Mtracer

I was runnign a wheel and tire set a while back...

I was runnign a wheel and tire set a while back that was super hard to get the tires on and off. Sometimes took over a day because I would tire my hands so much I had to stop. Note: I used all manner...
09-01-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,810
Posted By 50PlusCycling

The one of me sitting down and having a beer...

The one of me sitting down and having a beer afterward.

Twenty-something years ago, by a mix of hard work, good timing, and the unexpected and very kind influence of a person I barely knew, I got...
08-22-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,567
Posted By Broctoon

I feel crappy about a bike theft...

…that I witnessed and didn’t stop.

Today after finishing a good workout on my bike, I pulled into a convenience store (in my car) for some Gatorade. A couple guys in the parking lot looked pretty...
08-18-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,603
Posted By Reflector Guy

For a few months, you say? Yes, either get new...

For a few months, you say? Yes, either get new tires beforehand and bring them along as spares, or install the new ones and bring the old ones as spares. You don't want to gamble on the...
07-27-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,028
Posted By VegasTriker

Depends upon where you live and how you keep...

Depends upon where you live and how you keep cool. Before I retired and when I had to ride in the afternoon in summer, the only way I could ride any distance safely was to ride wet. Fortunately water...
07-24-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,681
Posted By partyanimal

Based on location in your bio, you seem to have a...

Based on location in your bio, you seem to have a pretty great looking bike shop in your town. Their website isn't great but I'd bet by some of the pics, they'd carry Brooks saddles. Or they could...
07-24-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,681
Posted By Greyhounds

You should never buy a bicycle part which is a...

You should never buy a bicycle part which is a standard item that virtually all LBS's (Local Bike Shop, brick and mortar shop), have in stock, from Amazon. Support your local bike shop.
07-14-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By Ghazmh

Larry is that you?

Larry is that you?
07-10-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,962
Posted By 70sSanO

I would think the ideal gear is the biggest gear...

I would think the ideal gear is the biggest gear you can push.

John
07-09-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By Rolla

Sounds like a good reason to shop in-person.

Sounds like a good reason to shop in-person.
07-09-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,962
Posted By m.c.

The optimum gear is always dependent upon the...

The optimum gear is always dependent upon the amount of dumpster vodka consumed and the thickness of the sponge pad in your cycling pants.
07-09-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,962
Posted By tomato coupe

Interesting hospital interpreting description...

Interesting hospital interpreting description extreme encounter.
07-08-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By CAT7RDR

Like a good neighbor, Bike Forums is there.

Like a good neighbor, Bike Forums is there.
07-08-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By Iride01

You insurance agent might know more about what...

You insurance agent might know more about what coverage you have than we do. What kind of coverage and what insurance company you are insured by probably makes a difference.
07-06-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,380
Posted By njkayaker

Sure, use ear protection. But you need to...

Sure, use ear protection.

But you need to learn how to properly install a tube/tire.
07-06-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,380
Posted By livedarklions

Good lord, you start a thread about not being...

Good lord, you start a thread about not being able to pump up your tires because they have so many patches you think they're going to blow and you post this?

You're obviously not riding the 23s...
07-06-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,380
Posted By genejockey

Why not just get solid tires? No hearing...

Why not just get solid tires? No hearing protection needed, no pinchflats.
07-06-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,380
Posted By Rdmonster69

LOL ....ruining the sport ?? ..... and just the...

LOL ....ruining the sport ?? ..... and just the dozens of thread on tire pressure on BF shows that many people actually do care. There is some pretty good data out there that says that for your...
07-06-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,380
Posted By genejockey

So, in one post you say you've pinchflatted 25s...

So, in one post you say you've pinchflatted 25s even at your ungodly high inflation pressures, and then you say you ride 23s just fine. Choose an opinion and stick with it.

As for why wider tires...
06-22-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,286
Posted By WhyFi

As the casing gets thinner, it's more likely to...

As the casing gets thinner, it's more likely to be more supple and roll better, rather than worse.
06-16-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By Leisesturm

I wouldn't do it. Even if survivable, it wouldn't...

I wouldn't do it. Even if survivable, it wouldn't be pleasant. I'm not even sure it would be allowed. LEO don't always know what is legal and act on their instincts. I'm pretty sure if I was a LEO...
06-16-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,995
Posted By noimagination

"Branding", in the marketing/advertising world,...

"Branding", in the marketing/advertising world, originally meant the action of conceptualizing the labeling, product shape, colors, manufacturer/marketer, etc. into a distinctive "brand". So, in...
06-16-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,995
Posted By _ForceD_

No. In fact, Iíve been known to remove such...

No. In fact, Iíve been known to remove such markings on certain products that go on my bikes. I do it on certain clothing. On my Leviís denim jeans for exampleÖI remove the orange tag on the back...
06-16-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,995
Posted By noimagination

Technically, "nomenclature" is a system of...

Technically, "nomenclature" is a system of naming, for example IUPAC in chemistry. So, if you wanted to know the name of something you would ask "what is the name of CH2COOH in the IUPAC...
06-15-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,995
Posted By Rolla

Not a fan of branding. I tolerate it where it's...

Not a fan of branding. I tolerate it where it's inevitable, but I intentionally choose the least logo-festooned parts I can find.
06-15-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,995
Posted By Polaris OBark

I like branding because vendors pay me to put...

I like branding because vendors pay me to put electrical tape over their logos so that I do not defame their band by displaying it while I ride.
06-12-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By veganbikes

If they are not cracking or crumbling you...

If they are not cracking or crumbling you wouldn't need to replace but ideally you want to cram the widest tires you can on the bike. Skinny tires like that aren't very comfortable or fast.
06-07-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,058
Posted By HTupolev

1-Friction forces between a typical sealed road...

1-Friction forces between a typical sealed road surface and a tire are substantially more proportional to total normal force than to contact area. A small contact area mostly just makes the friction...
06-07-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,058
Posted By WhyFi

If absurdly high pressure is what you prefer -...

If absurdly high pressure is what you prefer - you do you. If you think that it's faster - you're objectively wrong.
06-07-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,058
Posted By WhyFi

Smooth is fast. Fast is smooth.

Smooth is fast. Fast is smooth.
06-07-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,058
Posted By phughes

Way more to it than that, Larry....

Way more to it than that, Larry. https://www.renehersecycles.com/myth-16-higher-tire-pressure-is-faster/

Don't you have a seat post to weld, remove, lower... break? Oh, and you honesty don't know...
06-07-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,462
Posted By beng1

If you look up the tensile and shear strength of...

If you look up the tensile and shear strength of steel vs. aluminum you would be more sure that steel is a better choice, especially when you add the fact that steel can bend like a spring an almost...
06-07-22, 04:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,462
Posted By J.Higgins

I tried for one summer to ride a Crux that was a...

I tried for one summer to ride a Crux that was a size too small for me. Got in a trade, and took a shine to it. No matter what I did, it just wasn't good. When I made an adjustment or added a...
06-02-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By 77record

Loving the new Trek FX2 Disk - update

After years of thought and consideration, I got this 2022 Trek FX2 Disk to replace my 45 year old Raleigh Record. After four months of riding and adjusting it and getting used to things, I absolutely...
05-31-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,391
Posted By Kapusta

D@mn, when will I learn to check the OP before...

D@mn, when will I learn to check the OP before reading these rediculously posts.

Well played, Larry.
05-31-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,391
Posted By Rolla

Yes, we've all dealt with you before.

Yes, we've all dealt with you before.
05-31-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,391
Posted By indyfabz

Bush league troll has gone to the well far more...

Bush league troll has gone to the well far more than once too often.
05-31-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,391
Posted By tomato coupe

You should be glad its just a ridding problem,...

You should be glad its just a ridding problem, and not kerfudding.
05-31-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,391
Posted By Camilo

uh oh

uh oh
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