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10-08-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 590
Posted By delbiker1

I think that is much more about the perspective...

I think that is much more about the perspective of the rider, not so much the bike. Certainly, there are differences in the handling, speed, comfort, general feel, etc., but what one finds boring,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 641
Posted By delbiker1

Spring of last year I went through a 2 week...

Spring of last year I went through a 2 week period where I had 6 flats. I had a sheathing screw, roofing nail, wire from a tire belt, a piece of glass twice and a pinch flat. Three of the flats were...
09-30-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By delbiker1

I turned 69 earlier this month. I am on a 5000...

I turned 69 earlier this month. I am on a 5000 mile pace this year, that will give me a bit over 41,000 since the start of 2014. Before that year, I had probably done 3000 in a year at some point,...
09-11-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,075
Posted By delbiker1

I got the front wheel for my Orbea Avant back...

I got the front wheel for my Orbea Avant back from the shop today, they replaced a broken spoke and trued the wheel. At home, I also switched out some components for items that arrived over the past...
09-11-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,054
Posted By delbiker1

That sure is what it looks like to me. Even after...

That sure is what it looks like to me. Even after doing this, you may still not have clearance. That depends on the width of your tire. I personally have no issue with having to let the air out, and...
09-11-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,998
Posted By delbiker1

I do have one bike with flat pedals. It is my...

I do have one bike with flat pedals. It is my chore/errand/ get on and go bike. I also have a bike with two sided pedals, one spd and the other flat. There are numerous of makes of this type of...
09-10-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4,325
Views: 425,811
Posted By delbiker1

noobinsf , that's awesome. I was going to stop...

noobinsf , that's awesome. I was going to stop by my LBS tomorrow to see if they had any in all the stuff they have stashed. I have a good relationship with them and have found such things there in...
09-10-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4,325
Views: 425,811
Posted By delbiker1

noobinsf , unfortunately, the washers I have do...

noobinsf , unfortunately, the washers I have do not match up with yours. The inner diameter is too small and the depth is too large. When I saw your pictures I knew they were not going to match, but...
09-07-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,403
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, 07:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 858
Posted By delbiker1

It is certainly not doing your knees any good....

It is certainly not doing your knees any good. Like others have posted, I stand to stretch the lower back, glutes, legs, etc. Standing most of the time is something I would not like, nor would I do...
09-04-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 782
Posted By delbiker1

Of course I have. The pursuit of perfection...

Of course I have. The pursuit of perfection regarding my bikes; what works just a bit better, maybe lighter, what adds to my comfort, and just because I want it, is an inalienable right. It says so...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,706
Posted By delbiker1

big john , I absolutely agree with feeling of...

big john , I absolutely agree with feeling of riding with the 25 skilled vs 5 Bozos. I could not count the times I politely begged off from riding with others because I knew there lack of experience...
08-29-21, 04:09 AM
Replies: 64,409
Views: 10,000,619
Posted By delbiker1

bargo68 , nice acquisition. A fine looking bike...

bargo68 , nice acquisition. A fine looking bike that I look forward to seeing what you do with it. I am not in the market per se, but if that was located near to me, I would definitely have wanted to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 03:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,684
Posted By delbiker1

We are all a bit crazy.

We are all a bit crazy.
08-29-21, 03:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By delbiker1

The heat did not cause a pinhole. Something pin...

The heat did not cause a pinhole. Something pin sized caused it. Getting a pinhole flat and not finding the pinhole cause is not unusual in any way. I double check the rim tape and tire, both...
08-29-21, 02:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By delbiker1

How can someone on a forum tell you which bike to...

How can someone on a forum tell you which bike to buy from looking at two pictures that do not tell much about the bikes. Which one, if either, fits you? Which one is in better shape with better...
08-29-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By delbiker1

Your question does not make much sense. Clincher...

Your question does not make much sense. Clincher rims with disc brakes just means you have wheels that use tubed tires that are seated on the rim with the bead of the tire and the bead channel on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By delbiker1

To me, the tire looks pretty well used and the...

To me, the tire looks pretty well used and the cut is significant. Cannot tell if it goes into the cords, but I would probably trash that tire. If you want to attempt some kind of fix, I do not think...
08-22-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By delbiker1

Major or minor inconvenience.

Major or minor inconvenience.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-21, 02:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,107
Posted By delbiker1

Indeed, a well tuned bike is one of my true joys....

Indeed, a well tuned bike is one of my true joys. Yesterday, I had the first ride on my Orbea Avant since I finished an almost total rebuild a couple of days ago. A quiet bike is like music to my...
08-18-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,066
Posted By delbiker1

cj3209 , I started a thread in this forum, ...

cj3209 , I started a thread in this forum,
https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1236869-fun-fuji-stickers.html.
I built this bike just for the reason for your OP. I still like to...
08-18-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By delbiker1

Deal4Fuji Fuji, the stickers were purchased off...

Deal4Fuji Fuji, the stickers were purchased off Ebay and came from Asia. They were only $5.00 in an auction, shipping included. I looked quite a bit, and these came up for sale, they were what I was...
08-17-21, 04:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By delbiker1

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20210814_073504_565a27f335282d31b65e81960fb07511898dfed6.jpg...
08-17-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By delbiker1

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20210814_073306_75f49f72fe655e94c925f48d38af35a6a66779e6.jpg...
08-17-21, 04:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By delbiker1

Fun Fuji, stickers

I recently rebuilt a 1988? Fuji Ace. I had a sort of a plan when I started the project, but it was adaptable from the start. I knew I wanted a classic look with a twist, more of a fun, one of a kind...
08-17-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,260
Posted By delbiker1

The only "tattoos" I have are scars from...

The only "tattoos" I have are scars from injuries/surgeries. A few of them from are riding and going down, and a couple from working on bikes. I am not knocking getting inked, I'm just not...
08-12-21, 03:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 530
Posted By delbiker1

I did that on a Fuji Ace I recently rebuilt. I...

I did that on a Fuji Ace I recently rebuilt. I did not like the cable rubbing or slapping against the top tube and used some cable donuts. I really did not like the look and returned to using...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,005
Posted By delbiker1

You state you just started cycling and went on a...

You state you just started cycling and went on a first ride. Of course you struggle to get up a hill! Keep riding and gradually pick up the distance and/or intensity. Upgrade yourself first. At this...
08-10-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By delbiker1

Cane Creek 40 EC 30. Nice headsets. ...

Cane Creek 40 EC 30. Nice headsets.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/293624455042?hash=item445d619f82:g:3CEAAMXQobdQ8fSC.

I have one of these on my Lemond Tourmalet that I converted to threadless.
08-09-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,375
Posted By delbiker1

Do you wear shoes with laces? I tracked that one...

Do you wear shoes with laces? I tracked that one down a while ago.
08-07-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By delbiker1

Always a good idea, regardless if someone else is...

Always a good idea, regardless if someone else is at fault, to look at such a situation and try to determine what one's part in it was. Most of the time, the realization comes that you could have...
08-06-21, 03:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,301
Posted By delbiker1

I consider myself semi-retired, I drive a school...

I consider myself semi-retired, I drive a school bus. My usual route is a special needs, not that many pick ups, but quite a few miles. I average about 4 hrs. a day, 20 hours per week. Last year was...
08-05-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By delbiker1

I had 3 tears; rotator cuff, bicep and the muscle...

I had 3 tears; rotator cuff, bicep and the muscle that runs along the clavicle, surgically repaired in 2011. As stated above, it is a long, painful recovery process. That was my right shoulder, and...
08-01-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,713
Posted By delbiker1

The 3300 hoods do fit the 6500. I do have the...

The 3300 hoods do fit the 6500. I do have the Tiagra hood that I test fit to the 6500 that you are welcome to for the cost of shipping. Should be able to put it in a plastic bag and a regular...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By delbiker1

No way I would ride that tire again.

No way I would ride that tire again.
07-24-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,292
Posted By delbiker1

I am not trying to minimize the risk of cycling,...

I am not trying to minimize the risk of cycling, both on and off road, but, the reality is that no matter what one is doing, whether doing it 100% right or not, there is risk of being badly injured...
07-24-21, 03:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By delbiker1

From my view, not depressing at all. How many of...

From my view, not depressing at all. How many of those kids do you think will be doing that when they are in the early 60's? Getting passed by anybody bothers me not all these days. I am glad I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,709
Posted By delbiker1

You mean if I wear white shoes and not being a...

You mean if I wear white shoes and not being a stud, I no longer have to worry about hurting someone's feelings because I did not wave back.? Actually, the only difference I ever notice in foot...
06-26-21, 02:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By delbiker1

I will have a joyful ride this morning. I...

I will have a joyful ride this morning. I detailed my Lemond Tourmalet yesterday afternoon. It is clean and shiny, freshly lubed and new tires. I am going to be fast
06-16-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,121
Posted By delbiker1

I definitely prefer to get out early and get my...

I definitely prefer to get out early and get my miles in, especially during the beach season here in south coastal Delaware. I can avoid the heat and the intensity of the sun as it builds during the...
06-10-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 989
Posted By delbiker1

I am a long way from being an truly experienced...

I am a long way from being an truly experienced painter. However, in my limited experience, other than what you prime with, and how you prime, the rest of the process is the same.
06-07-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,312
Posted By delbiker1

Wake up in the morning.

Wake up in the morning.
06-03-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,304
Posted By delbiker1

NEVER trust the advice from a seller on what...

NEVER trust the advice from a seller on what sized person the bike they are selling will fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 829,183
Posted By delbiker1

https://www.probikekit.com/, 16% off next order....

https://www.probikekit.com/, 16% off next order. That declines 2% every hour for the next 7.5 hours. 36 more minutes for the whole 16%, $40 max. I just purchased a set of the PBK special Zonda dark...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,235
Posted By delbiker1

I use either sun sleeves, arm and knee, or long...

I use either sun sleeves, arm and knee, or long sleeve jerseys/long bibs, and sunblock. The best the thing I can do for sun protection is to get up and get out on the bike early before the sun gets...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,390
Posted By delbiker1

I do not have the exact set up on all my bikes,...

I do not have the exact set up on all my bikes, different geometry, bars, stems, etc. But I do have the contact points as close to each other as I can get.
05-19-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 755
Posted By delbiker1

Saddles are one of the hardest components to get...

Saddles are one of the hardest components to get right on a bike. The size, shape, the positioning, type of padding are all important factors. The shorts/pants are a big factor also. Almost...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By delbiker1

Should be obvious, sell your wife but keep her...

Should be obvious, sell your wife but keep her bikes.
05-18-21, 02:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 968
Posted By delbiker1

I do have a bit of an obsession with biking and...

I do have a bit of an obsession with biking and bikes. I love riding, I really like looking at bike stuff, sometimes I really like working on them. I love when a project is finished and it comes out...
05-17-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 719,734
Posted By delbiker1

GeoffroyFromLux , that is very nicely done. I...

GeoffroyFromLux , that is very nicely done. I love classic bikes like this with modern components.
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