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08-10-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By SJX426

CBH - Crotch bone height. Not related to pant...

CBH - Crotch bone height. Not related to pant inseam from one pair of pants to another (too many variables) and between people.
One of my bikes is a 61cm and leaves about 1/2" clearance while...
08-08-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Rolla

This stem comparison tool ...

This stem comparison tool (http://yojimg.net/bike/web_tools/stem.php)might be useful to you.



I put a Jones Bend on one of my bikes, and found that the rearward hand position really puts me in...
08-08-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By donm1967

I finally found a bike - Giant Defy Advanced 2. A...

I finally found a bike - Giant Defy Advanced 2. A little more than I wanted to spend, but it's a nice bike - CF and Shimano 105. I only had to drive 50 min to get it. I also tried a Giant Revolt in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,781
Posted By prj71

Guys... The sky isn't falling.

Guys...

The sky isn't falling.
08-08-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By mdarnton

I achieved the same goal, for the same reason,...

I achieved the same goal, for the same reason, with a shorter pivoting stem for both more rise and less reach.
08-08-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By xroadcharlie

Not necessarily. The 20mm reduction in stem...

Not necessarily. The 20mm reduction in stem length means a shorter reach for a more upright riding position. You might be able to raise the handlebars to compensate if there not already at the...
08-07-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By Rolla

Knowing your pant size is useless, but guessing...

Knowing your pant size is useless, but guessing is even worse. In bare feet, do the book-in-the-crotch method that every Google search result tells you to. Just remember that while inseam is an...
08-07-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 768
Posted By GlennR

Start them young

My grandson @ 16 months.
https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/strider.jpg

My son (his father) @ 6
https://i.imgur.com/uYmNELU.jpg

My son @ 17
https://i.imgur.com/qWwMF4y.jpg

Son @ at 28 and...
08-07-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,332
Posted By Kapusta

My money is on Photoshop.

My money is on Photoshop.
08-07-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By msalvetti

That's probably close. As a reference, I wear...

That's probably close. As a reference, I wear pants with a 30" inseam (normal length, to the top of my foot), and I've measured my bike inseam at 31.5".

Mark
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2,172
Views: 495,254
Posted By SJX426

My sleeper bike, 1984 Trek 760 with '85 fork. It...

My sleeper bike, 1984 Trek 760 with '85 fork. It make look trashy (PO rattle can) but it is under 21lbs
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51025561636_79e8d902a6_b.jpg...
08-07-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,154
Posted By SurferRosa

I don't know. I think "appearance" was part of...

I don't know. I think "appearance" was part of that for him:

https://nypost.com/2007/03/02/yankees-feel-sex-cessful/

For me, it's "athletic."



Walking on the beach es looking at the...
08-06-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By Iride01

If you don't measure you won't know. We'd...

If you don't measure you won't know.

We'd have no idea whether you like high waters or pants that touch the ground and get their hem dirty.


I take one of those steel tape measures that...
08-06-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By mdarnton

It doesnít unless you measure yourself for pants...

It doesnít unless you measure yourself for pants by jamming a book as far up in your crotch as you can get it and using it as a square against the wall to measure the distance from the floor to the...
08-06-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By fourfa

Seems like the OP was asking about wireless...

Seems like the OP was asking about wireless charging at home, not on the bike. I'm assuming they want to use the quadlock case all the time, not change back and forth between carry and riding case...
08-05-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,868
Posted By Milton Keynes

Um, never?

Um, never?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 03:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,151
Posted By stampz

Thanks everyone, I have indeed grabbed the bike...

Thanks everyone, I have indeed grabbed the bike from him, and it's lovely.

Handed it to my lbs for a service and sanity check. I suspect it needs some new cables and a right good greasing, but...
08-02-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4,173
Views: 639,417
Posted By Ogsarg

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1493/img_e4279_1__5dc53908e61d62f04b96701ee56a1924b2c2cb5f.jpg
Sunflowers along Old Airline Hwy.
08-02-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 30,027
Posted By Caeser2001

New member here, apparently you canít post pics...

New member here, apparently you canít post pics until you have 10 posts so consider this a placeholder. Picked up my new Escape 3 disc Friday after work and took it 24 miles yesterday.
08-01-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,143
Posted By OldCruiser

Here’s how she looks so far . My BMX bars...

Here’s how she looks so far .
My BMX bars should be here tomorrow.
I’ll trim the brake cables once I install the new bars ....
08-01-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,543
Posted By PeteHski

You will find that it works pretty well. It is...

You will find that it works pretty well. It is quite a powerful cleaner while safe on seals etc.
08-01-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By GhostRider62

Slightly but not much. 26 mm vs 25 mm nominal

Slightly but not much.

26 mm vs 25 mm nominal
07-31-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 315,524
Posted By TakingMyTime

The changeover from the stock bars was painless. ...

The changeover from the stock bars was painless. I did have one section of brake cable housing that was a little short but not enough to effect anything but it will need to be address sometime in...
07-31-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 315,524
Posted By TakingMyTime

Installed some Bontrager Crivitz handlebars. ...

Installed some Bontrager Crivitz handlebars. They're pretty hard to find but I eventually found out Trek still has them in stock so I ordered them through my local dealer. I don't think they were...
07-30-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,030
Posted By PeteHski

Yep Freeriders are a classic mtb shoe. Really...

Yep Freeriders are a classic mtb shoe. Really comfy. The Pro version is a little stiffer and the uppers are a bit more weather resistant. But I think you will find the normal Freeriders are fine. ...
07-30-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 832,573
Posted By NJgreyhead

Striegel, did you ever get that facial-smudge...

Striegel, did you ever get that facial-smudge condition cleared up?
;>
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2,631
Views: 405,210
Posted By kar

Morning coffee ride. There is a nice cafe there....

Morning coffee ride. There is a nice cafe there. Well, they don't make good coffee. But lets say it's nice cafe.
...
07-28-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By identity

it's hard to say based purely on feel but it's as...

it's hard to say based purely on feel but it's as if the sidewalls were stiffer and the profile became "pointier" and thus more willing to bend into corners...
07-26-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,110
Posted By Nanomite

It's so silly that someone takes the word...

It's so silly that someone takes the word "hybrid" as some sort of literal decision. It's a bike made for many uses and I call it whatever hybrid. Road and Mtn bikes are very specific. We ended...
07-26-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By BenBoozer

Free if you need one...

Hello,

I have one Quad lock case for an iPhone 8 Plus and one for a Note 8 that I no longer need. Both are used but in excellent condition so they need new homes. The Note 8 case is based on an...
07-25-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 310,726
Posted By cb400bill

Hot one out there today ...

Hot one out there today


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/c130167b_040a_48b9_8882_ba9900cc9426_a6d5dfff76477f1f13fa71cf1090717938032ca4.jpeg
07-24-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,170
Posted By tcs

Hey, lots of good information and reasoned...

Hey, lots of good information and reasoned opinion in this thread. :thumb:

I'l add that your tool kit needs to match your bike (and any bike along you might have responsibility for). Mentioned...
07-24-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,170
Posted By drlogik

If you get this tool, recommend it highly, you...

If you get this tool, recommend it highly, you could always use them at home changing tires to see how they perform, then make the decision. Full disclosure, on one bike, my old Pinarello, with Campy...
07-24-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1,681
Views: 548,098
Posted By timgriffin2

I park at the Starkey Park end of the trail. If...

I park at the Starkey Park end of the trail. If you park at the Suncoast parking lot at 54 it's 4 1/2 miles to the Starkey Park trail intersection - then 6 1/2 miles through the woods to Starkey...
07-21-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3,048
Views: 753,472
Posted By DQRider

Pashley Path Racer - Single Speed, Drum Brakes

https://i.imgur.com/UdergPQ.png

I've probably posted this bike here in the distant past, but this shot is too good not to share.


*
07-21-21, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1,681
Views: 548,098
Posted By timgriffin2

This is the junction of the Suncoast and Starkey...

This is the junction of the Suncoast and Starkey Park trails. Starkey is my favorite paved trail so far.
07-21-21, 01:31 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 310,726
Posted By HTupolev

Bicycle. https://i.imgur.com/XA6mp5w.jpg ...

Bicycle.

https://i.imgur.com/XA6mp5w.jpg

Bee. 🐝 🌞

https://i.imgur.com/1q1EyOV.jpg
07-20-21, 04:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,199
Posted By livedarklions

That's definitely not a "woosh." Obviously , no...

That's definitely not a "woosh." Obviously , no one thought the bit about who was passing you was serious, we have no way of knowing whether or not 5 mph is a real number, nor whether you really have...
07-20-21, 02:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

My gravel build

Hi guys!

As a result of the covid situation the winter commuting was canceled and decided to give my commuter bike a good renovation.

Spec:
Scott speedster S30 disc 2015
Aluminum frame...
07-19-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,966
Posted By OldCruiser

thatís the one I used . I also used some koolstop...

thatís the one I used . I also used some koolstop salmon pads I had laying around that seemed to work better than the ones that came with the brake .
07-19-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Rolla

I think most coaster brakes will take any...

I think most coaster brakes will take any 3-spline 35mm ID cog. Not sure how much choice you'll have in material, or that it really matters. I'd just get something like this...
07-19-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,966
Posted By OldCruiser

Thatís the brake I used on my Electra C1ís. ...

Thatís the brake I used on my Electra C1ís.
The levers in the kits arenít as nice as ones you buy separately.
07-19-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,199
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, just don't ride one again if it didn't suit...

Well, just don't ride one again if it didn't suit you. :twitchy: These guys like them https://www.bikeforums.net/beach-cruisers/
07-17-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,352
Posted By OldCruiser

Iíve found most modern SS coaster brake hubs cogs...

Iíve found most modern SS coaster brake hubs cogs interchange.
Iíve used Shimano on my C1ís and on KT hubs . Iíve also used the 24 tooth Sturmey Archer cog made for their three speed . Just make...
07-17-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,352
Posted By OldCruiser

Swapping out cogs on a single speed coaster brake...

Swapping out cogs on a single speed coaster brake hub is an easy way to change gearing . After removing the wheel , using a small flat screwdriver , you can carefully remove the cog retaining clip...
07-17-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By Homebrew01

Yes. But many Hardware store wrenches will not...

Yes. But many Hardware store wrenches will not fit because they are too wide for the flats on pedals, and probably not long enough for good leverage.

Thus, pedal specific 15 mm pedal wrenches.
07-17-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By Iride01

No, a 15mm wrench is not going to turn a pedal or...

No, a 15mm wrench is not going to turn a pedal or bolt that requires a 13 mm or 1/2" wrench.

When you buy from Amazon, you are at the mercy of the poor descriptions provided by many of the sellers...
07-17-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By CliffordK

It should work on most/all modern 9/16 pedals...

It should work on most/all modern 9/16 pedals that have flats (not Allen wrench only).

I don't use 1/2" pedals. Hmmm... perhaps I could dig around the scrapyard. What do you have on your bikes?...
07-17-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By freeranger

Buy the wrench according to the size of the FLATS...

Buy the wrench according to the size of the FLATS on the pedal spindle, not the thread size. I use a 15mm which is the size of the FLATS on the pedal spindle, all of my bikes are this size. Do you...
07-17-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By CliffordK

1/2" and 9/16" are the THREAD SIZES... not the...

1/2" and 9/16" are the THREAD SIZES... not the flat sizes.

Typically 1/2" threaded pedals are used on kid's bikes and one-piece Ashtabula cranks.

9/16" is used on almost everything else except...
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