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09-29-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 612
Posted By blacknbluebikes

still here.

still here.
09-28-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By oldbobcat

I link to Park Tools because most people who run...

I link to Park Tools because most people who run into trouble are not looking at all the elements. They focus on cable tension or limit screws without looking at derailleur alignment. Or they'll...
09-28-22, 03:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By masi61

Too tight of a cable in the big chainring when...

Too tight of a cable in the big chainring when setting up triple indexed Shimano FDís could be caused by the common installation error that folks make when pulling cable at the beginning of the...
09-13-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,846
Posted By smd4

I can't imagine riding a bike with the brake...

I can't imagine riding a bike with the brake levers pointed skyward, but I see that all the time here--sometimes worse that what the OP has. My bar ends are parallel with the ground, with the tips of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By cb400bill

Its about to be closed.

Its about to be closed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By CliffordK

That is an all aluminum main frame with a steel...

That is an all aluminum main frame with a steel fork. I don't see any carbon fiber on it.

I don't see anything particularly out of place. However, I'd encourage doing a pretty thorough tuneup on...
09-06-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,407
Posted By tempocyclist

Oh yes! 😁 ...

Oh yes! 😁

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcbtgrChOgI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcuVfYq6UP8 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcbtgrChOgI)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By Maelochs

This is Bike Forums. The proper format is...

This is Bike Forums.

The proper format is "Does this bike I just bought, fit me?"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 981
Posted By 79pmooney

Good bike. It was looking after you.

Good bike. It was looking after you.
09-01-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 13,488
Posted By prj71

You are correct. However there is a HUGE...

You are correct.

However there is a HUGE difference between buying a low end bike and a high end bike. I own expensive bikes. But there is little to no difference between buying a $20 amazon...
08-31-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 13,488
Posted By rsbob

On the contrary, $15 from AliExpress, and the...

On the contrary, $15 from AliExpress, and the pockets include a full-length zippered jersey. I have several of them and the quality is quite good.
08-27-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 952
Posted By wolfchild

Very early in the morning is my favorite time to...

Very early in the morning is my favorite time to start a ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,470
Posted By hazetguy

it's always fun to read through this classic:...

it's always fun to read through this classic: https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/136161-i-am-sorry-i-have-drop-you-because-you-look-like-lance.html

i did find these Cat6 rules online (they...
08-17-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,420
Posted By FunkeyMonkey

Please remove my data and ban my account. Thanks

Please remove my data and ban my account. Thanks
07-30-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,505
Posted By molleraj

And some more I left out. ...

And some more I left out.


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Model Airpark west of Germantown...
07-30-22, 11:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,505
Posted By molleraj

Some photos from Boyds, Rockville, Dawsonville,...

Some photos from Boyds, Rockville, Dawsonville, Seneca, and Germantown, as promised. I included Boyds MARC station for DonkeyShow.
...
07-18-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,357
Posted By tcs

On this Tour rest day, I thought I'd share a...

On this Tour rest day, I thought I'd share a favorite episode of Lanterne Rouge history:In 2005, Frenchman Jimmy Casper, an excellent sprinter and Tour stage winner, was Lanterne Rouge. By the 21st...
07-15-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,357
Posted By njlonghorn

Welcome to the thread! I discovered the...

Welcome to the thread!

I discovered the Lanterne Rouge the hard way.

About 15 years ago, I signed up for a three-day charity ride. The first day was 88 miles with 6600 feet of climbing, which...
06-16-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,720
Posted By zandoval

Yep... It is quite humbling when ya know you...

Yep... It is quite humbling when ya know you should be able to get over that hill easy peasy...I spend more time in my 34T bail out gear then I would like to admit...

Or over in Galveston Texas...
06-14-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By prj71

I would maybe be able to help you if I knew what...

I would maybe be able to help you if I knew what CTL, TSB, TSS and FTP were.

I just go ride and don't think about those things...Whatever they are.
06-09-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By obrentharris

Some Things Remain the Same

Today I rode 70 hilly miles on some of my favorite roads to mark my 70th birthday. On a long ride like this I have plenty of time to think. In the 57 years since my first long bike ride there have...
05-30-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,490
Posted By Andy Antipas

Key Fob

Drillium Dude How about a key fob?

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05-17-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,554
Posted By CriticalThought

Delta Brake Bits

Thanks all.

repechage All is not lost when it comes to the brake pads (both figuratively and literally!). As I was heading off the seller tossed me a ziplock bag and a couple of pedals!

Turns...
05-17-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 21,624
Posted By Mr. 66

I got a good 12 miles in yesterday. I did much of...

I got a good 12 miles in yesterday. I did much of my reagular route, a ride to and through Discovery Park. To start the ride I was clocked at 20 miles an hour on the radar, slinked along train tracks...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,906
Posted By rumrunn6

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-13-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 21,624
Posted By molleraj

Ooooh! Is that the Boyds MARC stop? I am close to...

Ooooh! Is that the Boyds MARC stop? I am close to Metropolitan Grove! :-)
05-13-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 21,624
Posted By molleraj

^Agreed about road bike efficiency Smokinapankake...

^Agreed about road bike efficiency Smokinapankake ! I am shocked how fast and easy this old road bike feels, even though it's hi-ten!

Speaking of which, I managed 15.2 miles last night to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 987
Posted By Koyote

If I had a mild interest in an activity, nothing...

If I had a mild interest in an activity, nothing would kill it faster than a partner who tries to manage and manipulate every single aspect of its development.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 987
Posted By 10 Wheels

Let HER buy Her Bike. She will if She wants to...

Let HER buy Her Bike. She will if She wants to ride.
05-10-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 21,624
Posted By Mr. 66

The wheels have been cleaned, the frame is...

The wheels have been cleaned, the frame is washed, the brakes as well. The chrome has gotten attention. I haven't serviced anything yet. Everything spins as they should, the freewheel is Dura Ace.
...
05-08-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 21,624
Posted By darnet

Inaugural ride this afternoon mostly happy but...

Inaugural ride this afternoon mostly happy but with a couple of notes, one serious.
...
05-07-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 21,624
Posted By nlerner

Finally was able to build the rear wheel for the...

Finally was able to build the rear wheel for the Peugeot porteur clunker. It’s a $30 27” Weinmann rim, a $20 single-speed coaster brake hub, used spokes 4 cross, new nipples from the stash ($5.76 at...
05-05-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 21,624
Posted By beng1

The last few days I have been working on this...

The last few days I have been working on this Fuji. I bought it off the original owner who had not ridden it for a number of decades. For safety's sake I am going to put some new brake cables and...
05-05-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 21,624
Posted By rgvg

I checked the spoke tension on both my wheels and...

I checked the spoke tension on both my wheels and I've regreased the rear one. I couldn't quite bring one spoke up to tension on the rear one so I guess the rim is a little bent but there's still...
05-05-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 21,624
Posted By RandolphCarter

That's a speaker. [/QUOTE] Guy on the bike...

That's a speaker.
[/QUOTE]

Guy on the bike trail near me had a tow-behind trailer on his bike (the kind you'd put a toddler in) with a very large Bluetooth speaker system in it. Including a...
04-13-22, 04:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 634
Posted By indyfabz

Tomorrow I leave from near Philly to S. Jersey...

Tomorrow I leave from near Philly to S. Jersey then to the Cape May ferry to Lewes, DE, for two nights of camping at Cape Henlopen State Park. Then itís back to NJ and up the coast to AC for the...
03-10-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By ThatsOK Cyril

My New 198? Lotus Eclair’s Maiden Voyage

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Maiden voyage of my new 40 year old Lotus Eclair...
02-28-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 7,138
Posted By downhillmaster

Why is it not surprising that a forum chock full...

Why is it not surprising that a forum chock full of 50+ year old recreational cyclists wearing and hand washing their matching spandex overalls would have a few peeps unhappy about being called out...
02-03-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 881
Posted By 50PlusCycling

Actually, as much as I like cycling, I am not...

Actually, as much as I like cycling, I am not looking forward to the end of the ski season.
01-27-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By genejockey

Child of the 90s

Last month, I bought my own Christmas present - a 1995 Litespeed Ultimate! It came to me as, shall we say, a well used bike....
...
12-09-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,782
Posted By Ghazmh

$0.0.

$0.0.
11-12-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By DMC707

Hard for me to believe this was over 30 years...

Hard for me to believe this was over 30 years ago (im the one standing ) -- would be neat to see more pics from the rest of you guys and gals - whatever vintage :)
...
11-12-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By The Golden Boy

I'm surprised this thread didn't get much in the...

I'm surprised this thread didn't get much in the range of traction- We've got vets here, I expected to see some pix!!!

Beginning of my Army career to the end of my Army career:
...
11-10-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,688
Posted By frogman

I am going to try Yoga too. Several cyclists I...

I am going to try Yoga too. Several cyclists I know say it has really improved their flexibility.
11-10-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,688
Posted By masi61

Not being limber is as good a reason as any to...

Not being limber is as good a reason as any to enroll in a beginner yoga class. I totally concur with what cyclezen took the time to document. Since starting back to just maybe one yoga class a week...
11-09-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,906
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I wasn't there, but 25mph on a wet downhill road...

I wasn't there, but 25mph on a wet downhill road that has the potential for crossing vehicle traffic doesn't sound that safe to me.
11-04-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,629
Posted By Jeff Wills

Don't get me started. :) ...

Don't get me started. :)

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,532
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I know this is a horrible thing to say, but the...

I know this is a horrible thing to say, but the point of riding a bike is to have fun.
10-28-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,211
Posted By Alsobay

UPDATE! Build complete.A BIG day for me. Before and after. Paint and decals complete.

Seriously overjoyed with the results so far. Battled with seized bottom bracket and quill and the results are paying off. Painted and installed decals for the first time and turned out better than I...
10-27-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 19,790
Posted By Gonzo Bob

There's probably more profit in 1x gearing :)

There's probably more profit in 1x gearing :)
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