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10-26-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6,607
Views: 426,830
Posted By TMonk

I will second both of those comments. The 33 has...

I will second both of those comments. The 33 has been a pretty high S/N ratio subforum. Relatively speaking, of course. It's a shitshow in other parts of bf.net. The quality of this subforum is...
10-26-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 475
Posted By Trakhak

If there was ever a time when Cannondale's paint...

If there was ever a time when Cannondale's paint jobs were not at least as durable as anything else on the market, I'm unaware of it. Their paint was certainly far more durable than that used on the...
10-26-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By Tbaynes

As others have said, ensure you’re on, riding at...

As others have said, ensure you’re on, riding at least 5 minutes prior to the event. I say at least 5 minutes, but technically it’s something like 1.5 minutes. However it does seem to be variable and...
10-25-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,002
Posted By carpediemracing

I don't really race on Zwift but honestly there's...

I don't really race on Zwift but honestly there's so much lag in the system that if you sat up when you noticed your teammate sitting up, you'd be sprinting for another second or two before your...
Forum: Foo
10-24-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11,903
Views: 2,523,786
Posted By chewybrian

Well, I have not been drinking today, so my...

Well, I have not been drinking today, so my judgement tells me I do not want to see where this link takes me...
10-23-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 475
Posted By cb400bill

They look brand new. Great job!

They look brand new. Great job!
10-23-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 475
Posted By schwinnbikebob

1986 Schwinn Peloton & 1987 Cannondale SR500

A few months back I found this 86 Peloton locally. I had never seen one in person. Other than the Paramount it was top of the line in 86. It was covered in nicotine staining. Quite the job to clean...
10-22-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16,628
Views: 1,054,244
Posted By burnthesheep

They fixed it apparently around 10pm last night. ...

They fixed it apparently around 10pm last night. I tried to hop on at 7pm.

I'll try it tonight even if I don't ride, just to make sure.
10-22-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By repechage

Ask the powdercoater how they prepped the metal. ...

Ask the powdercoater how they prepped the metal.
I have a hunch they media blasted it. The coarser the media, the bigger the need to find another race.
which might be a trick.
They would also know...
10-22-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 845
Posted By livedarklions

Why 60? Why every 10 years? 60 is too young,...

Why 60? Why every 10 years?

60 is too young, so you're going to end up testing a huge number of people for no real benefit, and every 10 years means no tests between the ages of 80 and 90, and...
10-22-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By nlerner

I'd knock that race off and replace it with...

I'd knock that race off and replace it with another.

P.S. Nice color!
10-21-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By blacknbluebikes

You don't have to be in the "right world" -- it...

You don't have to be in the "right world" -- it will call you wherever you are. But you need to be somewhere in advance. Also, I found that booting Zwift app before Companion is more successful.
10-21-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,107
Posted By njkayaker

The Garmin Edges (and other Garmin models) can be...

The Garmin Edges (and other Garmin models) can be paired to a smartphone but don’t need to.

That is, the Garmin Edges don’t need a smartphone to work at all.

To copy routes and to update...
10-20-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,107
Posted By alcjphil

I use a GPS bike computer and I don't own a smart...

I use a GPS bike computer and I don't own a smart phone.
Works just fine
10-20-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 845
Posted By CliffordK

There may well be a 77 year old driver that is...

There may well be a 77 year old driver that is not safe on the streets.

Hard to say if there should be criminal prosecution (assuming she didn't know the victim or have a beef with him), but she...
10-20-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,785
Posted By Sy Reene

Maybe, or is it comparable to the coat checks at...

Maybe, or is it comparable to the coat checks at restaurants to the sign that says "not responsible for lost or stolen items.". which I think most people know really doesn't fully protect the...
10-20-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,785
Posted By tendency

Do yourself a favor and incorporate yourself as...

Do yourself a favor and incorporate yourself as an LLC or similar and get the proper insurance, liability protection etc. As others have said, you're running a business so should be setup as one.
10-20-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 177,283
Posted By T-Mar

Forged dropouts had trickled quite far down most...

Forged dropouts had trickled quite far down most product lines by this time. It was pretty easy to find upper entry level with seamed butted tubesets like Ishiwata's EX and EXO series or Tange 900,...
10-19-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20,655
Views: 3,626,222
Posted By ZudeJammer

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x675/red_green_steve_smith_02_c3eac71d5690ad0bd90d3bfc551a2557465a36fa.jpg
10-18-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,428
Posted By P!N20

https://i.postimg.cc/F15qKvZX/s-l1600-e4a0ff7866e1...

https://i.postimg.cc/F15qKvZX/s-l1600-e4a0ff7866e1677d520a600ed65602b3b7fb1549.jpg
10-18-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 756
Posted By Phil_gretz

In my view (and I might be in the minority),...

In my view (and I might be in the minority), pedals are the least important piece of original equipment on a new bike. In many cases for top level bikes, pedals are not even included because the...
10-18-21, 04:10 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 57,590
Posted By BenoitB

Another very pleased Innicycle owner! It is a...

Another very pleased Innicycle owner! It is a very well thought out design and the perfect component for my Neo Retro Velo build.
...
10-16-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,571
Posted By hose

no i just wanted to be a smug dink

no i just wanted to be a smug dink
10-15-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By jdawginsc

Seconded. Absolutely Fizik Performance. Easy to...

Seconded. Absolutely Fizik Performance. Easy to wrap well and tight, great padding density, grips wet or dry and looks fantastic. Love the stuff.

unfortunately hard to find now since they seem to...
10-15-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,428
Posted By th0m

I would love to get a Panasonic frame. Have been...

I would love to get a Panasonic frame. Have been oogling the FRCC22 and FRCC12 frames for some time now. The fact that it requires a bit of effort to order one outside of Japan, plus that everyone...
10-15-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 530
Posted By masi61

nilser - just checking about your 7800 shifters:...

nilser - just checking about your 7800 shifters: have you replaced the housings & the inner wires any time recently? The sluggish up shifts makes me think that the inner cable is starting to fray....
10-15-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By non-fixie

What do we think of a Gitane Hosteller?

We think it is a very nice bike. And we would like one in 25˝", thank you. :)
10-14-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,428
Posted By microcord

Hello from Japan, which is where this frame/bike...

Hello from Japan, which is where this frame/bike is marketed. I suppose you could call it a knock off of a classic frame; but then perhaps you could call a CF Specialized a knock off of a CF Trek, or...
10-13-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 920
Posted By jonathanf2

I'd return that frame, a bulge like that would...

I'd return that frame, a bulge like that would bug me every time I looked at it. Plus the seller should have disclosed the information to you beforehand.

Also what kind of "scratch" would need...
10-13-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 920
Posted By sch

Functionally the frame should be and almost...

Functionally the frame should be and almost certainly is fine. Cosmetically this is like your new to you
2019 car that just had a beer can size dent put in the door. My attitude would depend a...
10-13-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By HillRider

He spent an absurd amount for that very limited...

He spent an absurd amount for that very limited use tool and wants to get some of his cost back by charging for its use.
10-13-21, 03:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,043
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

With the decals placed and looking really nice...

With the decals placed and looking really nice (minus the slightly off brown), there was no time to waste in getting the rest of the bike together! A final bottom bracket sell measuring, some Phil...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,936
Posted By znomit

Because depreciation follows the second most...

Because depreciation follows the second most reliable formula in cycling ( after N=n+1 ):
Take half off for rolling off the shop floor, then drop another 10% every year. So around a quarter of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,936
Posted By sw20

If I was spending 2k on a bike I would buy new....

If I was spending 2k on a bike I would buy new. If I was buying a used bike for 2k, that bike would have to be immaculate regardless of what it cost when new!
10-10-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 467
Posted By ironwood

The best thing about the NFL

I just finished a nice ride this afternoon while the Patriots were playing. Very little traffic, and what there was was well behaved. I do hope the home team does well for the simple reason that I've...
10-09-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,150
Posted By SurferRosa

Yes, I'd pay more for a '70s Trek 900 series road...

Yes, I'd pay more for a '70s Trek 900 series road bike compared to a Austrian made Free Spirit.
10-09-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 772
Posted By merziac

Yep, Dave will even make you one of these out of...

Yep, Dave will even make you one of these out of ti if you like. :eek:

This customer had him make 2. ;)

...
10-08-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 177,283
Posted By T-Mar

The other number is believed to be a sequential...

The other number is believed to be a sequential frame number for the month and year in question. In other words, your frame was the 83rd manufactured during May, 1980.

While my wife has no...
10-07-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 531
Posted By cxwrench

This works really well as it does spokes on both...

This works really well as it does spokes on both sides of the hub at the same time. I don't think being able to see the label through the valve hole is OCD at all, it's just the 'right' way to do it.
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By plonz

Looking at the estimates, this must have some...

Looking at the estimates, this must have some allure to vintage Schwinn collectors. Not knowing what that is, feels like a $175 +/- $25 bike to the uninformed.
10-06-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,396
Posted By livedarklions

Eventually, yes.

Eventually, yes.
10-05-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,396
Posted By billridesbikes

You do you…. I’ll be comfy doing fake riding...

You do you….

I’ll be comfy doing fake riding and fake racing all winter long inside rather have my nostrils frozen solid with snot or be covered with dirty road slush from passing trucks. Thank...
Forum: Foo
10-05-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,179
Posted By genec

Right... that is my biggest grip too... and now...

Right... that is my biggest grip too... and now many of the quite well working tools on my older computer have become "subscription based." So a similar "just an OS upgrade" really involves a lot...
10-05-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,361
Posted By Troul

my DS leg might be all that my chain will ever...

my DS leg might be all that my chain will ever need for lubrication as PTFE might be readily available from the pores. Payback time to the chain after all these years of smearing it's alpha grease...
10-05-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,376
Posted By unterhausen

You could probably get a carbon repair place to...

You could probably get a carbon repair place to fix that. I would ask for the old swingarm back and get an estimate
10-05-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,396
Posted By aclinjury

you can continue to workout through muscle...

you can continue to workout through muscle soreness.
However, if it's muscle pain then you should stop.
Sometimes it can be conflating distinguishing muscle soreness with muscle pain, especially if...
10-05-21, 04:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,396
Posted By billridesbikes

Zwift. I always see lots of Canadians all...

Zwift.
I always see lots of Canadians all winter long there.
10-04-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,361
Posted By WhyFi

The small (2qt) crockpots are perfect for waxing...

The small (2qt) crockpots are perfect for waxing chains (bigger means that you have to dump in more wax to submerge the chain) and they're only 10-12 bucks brand new at Target and the like.
10-04-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,361
Posted By masi61

That's pretty impressive! I'm not proposing...

That's pretty impressive! I'm not proposing replacing one's chain any sooner than need be. I'm just saying you could install a freshly waxed chain every ride with minimal fuss once you are up and...
10-04-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,361
Posted By spelger

if i had to wax after each ride, well, i wouldn't...

if i had to wax after each ride, well, i wouldn't wax at all then.
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