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10-20-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,601
Posted By ofajen

I canít recall off the top of my head but...

I canít recall off the top of my head but probably Velox. But the Ambrosio rims are a known bad actor in this regard and many have resorted to running 27Ē tires on them.

Besides, Iím pushing it...
10-18-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,089
Posted By realdeal17680

Changed my direction and put on NOS Decals....

Changed my direction and put on NOS Decals. Thanks to Dan @ Surly for sending these out to me....
10-16-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 267
Posted By cyrano138

Thanks! The reason I landed on the crank arms is...

Thanks! The reason I landed on the crank arms is the noise they made when I pulled them. I've never had any make any noise at all before, and it sounded suspiciously like the creak. I did not crank...
10-15-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 267
Posted By cyrano138

Thanks guys. It's not a press fit -- I don't know...

Thanks guys. It's not a press fit -- I don't know if that matters wrt the locktite solution, but I'll keep that in my tool kit for sure.
The wheels are bolt on, not quick release.

Just to update...
10-15-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,189
Posted By John Valuk

You may already know this, but I'll add this...

You may already know this, but I'll add this comment for the amusement of those who might not.

The UN55 - and some other Shimano bottom brackets similar to it - have sort of an interesting...
10-15-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,189
Posted By MyRedTrek

WTF is wrong with you? I don't know if I've ever...

WTF is wrong with you? I don't know if I've ever seen you offer anything but criticism and insult here.

Please add me to your ignore list too, you contentious wanker.[/QUOTE]
He seems like a...
10-13-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By bargo68

I would never buy tires from guys who look like...

I would never buy tires from guys who look like an England Dan and John Ford Coley cover band.

Or maybe I would......
10-12-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,936
Posted By mstateglfr

They will continue to become more complicated. I...

They will continue to become more complicated. I will be continue to become more dejected.

The simplicity is in part what makes then so appealing. Otherwise I would just own a motorcycle or...
10-12-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,271
Posted By dedhed

Are you saying a state that covers 10 degrees of...

Are you saying a state that covers 10 degrees of latitude and longitude and 15K feet of elevation change might have varied weather? :)
10-12-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By DaveSSS

Weights listed on high dollar bikes never include...

Weights listed on high dollar bikes never include pedals or bottle cages. Some brands like to brag about specific low weights and others don't. Frame only weights are usually listed, just for a...
10-12-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By High Wheeler

cxwrench C stands for charme and X for...

cxwrench
C stands for charme and X for exceptionale ? ;-)) Responses like yours are the reason I am hesitant to join forums. I didn't ask for you to do the job for me ! just advice as I am a novice...
10-11-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,271
Posted By indyfabz

The former. :thumb:

The former. :thumb:
10-11-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By Riveting

"Common on this forum" and "trivial" are not...

"Common on this forum" and "trivial" are not mutually exclusive.
10-11-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By VegasTriker

Decent quality bikes come in multiple frame sizes...

Decent quality bikes come in multiple frame sizes so they would have to list a series of weights, not just one. The other reason is that a lot of bikes now have small disclaimers about component...
10-11-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By drlogik

I bought the chain ring from Wabi as it matches...

I bought the chain ring from Wabi as it matches the old one. It is actually pretty darn close to concentric.

Not sure if anyone else has tried this and it just dawned on me to give it a try:
I...
10-11-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,796
Posted By WhyFi

Someone relating their unprovoked beratement of...

Someone relating their unprovoked beratement of another person is complaining about making the world uglier. BF awesomeness.
10-11-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By burnthesheep

I think I'll spend a training night to go scope...

I think I'll spend a training night to go scope it out.

I'll try to grab a video if I do. Going to be some sticks and things to cleanup for sure.
10-11-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By ThermionicScott

Hmm, that's disappointing. You've ruled out the...

Hmm, that's disappointing. You've ruled out the crank?

I'd be inclined to make some noise, for the price of WI stuff. My FG is cobbled together from old junk, so I have no one to complain to. ...
10-11-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,103
Posted By jamesdak

LOL!!!!! I can't even remember the last time I...

LOL!!!!! I can't even remember the last time I was in a Walmart and certainly not for a bike.
...
10-08-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By acoustophile

This is great for someone who doesn't want to...

This is great for someone who doesn't want to overhaul their braking system while allowing more hand positions. It's nice to have the option of swapping out flats to 'drops' with minimal effort. Like...
10-08-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By benjamin163

Thank you for your helpful replies. It turns...

Thank you for your helpful replies.
It turns out it was the disk itself which was well worn.
Who'd have thought?
It looked totally fine but apparently these things wear down with time and my front...
10-07-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,526
Posted By Barry2

I'm betting more chains are cleaned too...

I'm betting more chains are cleaned too infrequently, than are changed too soon.

Barry
10-07-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,526
Posted By shelbyfv

OP, this isn't complicated but you got some...

OP, this isn't complicated but you got some incomplete info as to when the chain should be replaced. Change it based on actual wear, rather than mileage or age. You will have to measure it, either...
10-07-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,526
Posted By Koyote

You answered the question in your first paragraph.

You answered the question in your first paragraph.
10-06-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,796
Posted By Wildwood

[I only ride Mesopotamian linen.] ...

[I only ride Mesopotamian linen.]





latest hipster jersey fashion when riding on your tubular fixie = front pockets!
Have yet to find one available in Mesopotamia linen!...
10-06-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,796
Posted By mstateglfr

Its like obscenity- hard to define, but you know...

Its like obscenity- hard to define, but you know it when you see it. Just look in a mirror.
10-06-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By Iride01

The OP, it seems, understands this: ...

The OP, it seems, understands this:

[/QUOTE]I just wouldn't assume because it's mentioned that it's being performed correctly. There have been plenty of threads in the past where the OP or another...
10-05-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By KCT1986

Just go back a couple of days to your comment...

Just go back a couple of days to your comment about the XT hub ball bearings size and your response to my request that the OP check on the specs for the actual hub in question.

Quite being so...
10-05-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By thewilson

Oh yeah it's a thing.

Oh yeah it's a thing.
10-03-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By kahn

Although, the wedge does not really expand but...

Although, the wedge does not really expand but its displacement (as it moves upward) forces it again the head tube, right?
10-03-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 490
Posted By Cm69.gb

Well I removed a couple of links and it seems to...

Well I removed a couple of links and it seems to have done the trick, now works fine. Iíve never sized a chain before so hopefully I got the sizing wrong when I measured it!! Thanks everyone
10-01-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,518
Posted By SkinGriz

I noticed also. I feel like I need a little more...

I noticed also. I feel like I need a little more sidewall to protect me from myself.

Beautiful bike though.
10-01-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 3,986
Posted By Harold74

I do accept that and have accepted it all along....

I do accept that and have accepted it all along. And I've indicated as much in my previous comments if you cared to read them closely.



What on earth makes you think that I've ignored his list?...
10-01-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,191
Posted By mstateglfr

Hang on here. There should be an absolute ban on...

Hang on here. There should be an absolute ban on you criticizing anyone over their plans to update/upgrade an entry level bike. You flooded this forum with ignorant claims, posed as facts, about...
10-01-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,191
Posted By JBerto

...You can add the TREK FX forks to the list: ...

...You can add the TREK FX forks to the list:
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:D
10-01-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By rustystrings61

From 2003-2015 or so, this 2002 Mercian Vincitore...

From 2003-2015 or so, this 2002 Mercian Vincitore custom road fixed-gear was my primary gravel bike, running on 28 mm Continentals or Paselas - I would flip the rear wheel around to run 45x19 (later...
10-01-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,191
Posted By JBerto

Hi! Just in case anyone is interested: I...

Hi!
Just in case anyone is interested:

I just got the FX Forks weights directly from Trek!!!

The FX 7.1 Steel Fork weight a "massive" 1635grs, and the 100% seize and measures compatible 7.4 FX...
09-30-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Lbxpdx

Stitching leather on handlebars.

I hope I like it. Itís taking me a while to get it nice and tight. I have a few under over vs over under, but Iím ok with it.

...
09-30-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By Gravel Rider

Me too! ...

Me too!
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09-30-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 784
Posted By Kapusta

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/299x168/48a03621_8606_4894_8039_9b87e673857b_ac912173d277750e79c47c3af000022f76980d97.jpeg
09-29-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By BCDrums

A beautiful bike! Classic TA triple crankset. The...

A beautiful bike! Classic TA triple crankset. The geometry looks slack. A comfort bike. Chris Chance was part of the Boston bike scene. In 1980, I bought a frame off the wall at Laughing Alley Cycles...
09-29-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By pbass

I use my singlespeed Cross Check like a gravel...

I use my singlespeed Cross Check like a gravel bike (and a mountain bike sometimes:)) Currently it's flat bar, has also had drops. Running WTB Nanos. Lotsa fun. I was originally inspired by this guy:...
09-29-21, 03:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By cyclocrossnewbe

first race done

Hi All,

Again thank you all for answering my question, in the end I did changed both tyres and made the tubeless,
the tape who came with the kit was actually too wide for my rim but realised it...
09-28-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,782
Posted By PeteHski

Ignorant customer + incompetent retailer? Those...

Ignorant customer + incompetent retailer? Those are not genuine cons of tubeless tyres.
09-28-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,782
Posted By jaxgtr

I am always amazed the amount of people that do...

I am always amazed the amount of people that do not know how to change a tube or carry the tools needed to fix a flat. You have to have some level of self sufficiency when you are out riding. My wife...
09-28-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By PIFFLE

Depends on what you mean by a thing because I'd...

Depends on what you mean by a thing because I'd say it's still fairly niche but SS/FG seems that way to me anyway I guess?

I ride 95% dirt on All City Big Block set up with a bunch of Phil's and...
09-28-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,939
Posted By drlogik

Lubricants (oil, wax, grease, etc). I have a...

Lubricants (oil, wax, grease, etc). I have a serious problem.
09-28-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By TugaDude

Good to know. Thanks for the feedback on the...

Good to know. Thanks for the feedback on the Parser. It's a shame that really good models sometimes get discontinued. But maybe they will re-emerge in the future.
09-28-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,782
Posted By WhyFi

This sounds frustrating but, if I'm being frank,...

This sounds frustrating but, if I'm being frank, it sounds like it's been a whole team effort to reach this point, from the LBS, to the bike owners, to the ride leaders.

How big is your club? How...
09-27-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By veganbikes

I have done some bike packing on my Cinelli Mash...

I have done some bike packing on my Cinelli Mash Work on gravel and loved it.
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