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12-25-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By shelbyfv

Go with Ultegra if you feel the need to change.

Go with Ultegra if you feel the need to change.
12-24-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,943
Posted By bent4me

BikesDirect Motobecane Cafe 11, Old world Steel, AWESOME!!!

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Forum: Commuting
12-24-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,435
Posted By Rolla

Not sure what the point of the thread was, but...

Not sure what the point of the thread was, but glad you got it worked out.
Forum: Commuting
12-21-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,435
Posted By SpedFast

Unless you're ready to walk because it flats when...

Unless you're ready to walk because it flats when you're away from home or are willing to fix on the side of the road when you have someplace else to be, I would fix it at home where it's warm and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,891
Posted By bruce19

My problem is with the way TREK treated LeMond...

My problem is with the way TREK treated LeMond when he (rightly) called out Armstrong for his doping. I can't speak to the quality/benefits of their bikes.
12-18-21, 02:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,624
Posted By Lazyass

Not a movie but a good documentary. I was in the...

Not a movie but a good documentary. I was in the infantry and wish we had a bicycle corps.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNnTSD219GA
12-17-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,959
Posted By shelbyfv

My experience was similar. After years of SPDs,...

My experience was similar. After years of SPDs, I tried SPD SL and road shoes earlier this year. I never got comfortable with them and didn't see an advantage over SPDs and A600 single sided...
12-16-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,438
Posted By Doug64

All of the above, and check the inside of your...

All of the above, and check the inside of your rim for rough spots. Also check your rim tape for protruding spokes.

Did I read your post correctly, you had a flat on the trainer? If that is the...
12-16-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,624
Posted By cyclic_eric

A favorite, but also tragic, from 1948 by...

A favorite, but also tragic, from 1948 by Vittorio de Sica,
"The Bicycle Thief" aka "Bicycle Thieves"...
Forum: Commuting
12-08-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,451
Posted By noglider

I usually do ride in the rain if I'm scheduled to...

I usually do ride in the rain if I'm scheduled to ride. Only heavy rain when I set out (or a forecast of heavy rain when I'm schedule to return) will keep me off the bike.

Of course, when it's...
Forum: Commuting
11-27-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15,576
Views: 11,931,946
Posted By caribou22

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Surly 1x1 with Alfine-8, Sanyo Dynamo and Open-bars. With winter studs, it has...
Forum: Commuting
11-24-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 15,576
Views: 11,931,946
Posted By cat0020

My commuter among NJ/NYC subway trains for the...

My commuter among NJ/NYC subway trains for the last 2 years:
Riding among bumper-to-bumper traffic, I keep the bike size small to make myself a smaller target.
Super narrow handlebars to travel...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-21, 12:51 AM
Replies: 15,576
Views: 11,931,946
Posted By Germany_chris

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Flats on winter tires on
Forum: Commuting
11-11-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,599
Posted By grizzly59

With tires that match the task I vote for...

With tires that match the task I vote for commuting with a mountain bike. Wheels are tougher, you can curb hop whenever without a second thought. Riding through traffic is easier upright with the...
11-09-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,431
Posted By masi61

My answer is one word - yoga! This works for...

My answer is one word - yoga!

This works for me. I do yoga classes at my gym once or twice a week and find it very therapeutic. Do I recommend it? Yes.
in the past I have responded with my...
11-08-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,922
Posted By Maelochs

I have also heard that, while using a sleeve as...

I have also heard that, while using a sleeve as mentioned in post ## is the preferred method, if you tighten the knurled nut on the Presta valve as tight as possible, it will help keep the valve from...
11-07-21, 02:11 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,620
Posted By Chistophe516

This is the problem with any bike lane. Like the...

This is the problem with any bike lane. Like the painted lines of a bike lane will keep a person safe.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,020
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I had a pair of cheap Shimano shoes that were...

I had a pair of cheap Shimano shoes that were half black and half white. Stopped on a ride once, someone looked at my shoes and said "you're either a cyclist or a pimp." Rest of what I had on left...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,020
Posted By MoAlpha

Not after Labor Day.

Not after Labor Day.
Forum: Touring
10-26-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,552
Posted By 10 Wheels

You won't need front ones.

You won't need front ones.
Forum: Commuting
10-19-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,494
Posted By sweeks

In Chicago, headphones are technically illegal....

In Chicago, headphones are technically illegal. Bike messengers may wear one earbud to receive radio messages, but "noise-cancelling" says they're in both ears. That's taking a big risk in traffic.
Forum: Commuting
10-19-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,494
Posted By caloso

The OP's role is as a road user and taxpayer.

The OP's role is as a road user and taxpayer.
10-03-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,241
Posted By Tony Marley

I wish more cities would do likewise.

I wish more cities would do likewise.
08-24-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,434
Posted By ThermionicScott

Unfortunately, no. The spacing is different...

Unfortunately, no. The spacing is different between 8-speed and 9-speed, so it would throw off your shifting, assuming you're using indexed shifters. Plus, there isn't any room to add another cog...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15,576
Views: 11,931,946
Posted By Germany_chris

I just buy them for every bike.

I just buy them for every bike.
Forum: Commuting
06-04-21, 04:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,100
Posted By Colorado Kid

O' no, not another rip off of Brooks saddle. Many...

O' no, not another rip off of Brooks saddle. Many will buy the low cost saddle but in year from now, you will hate it. Buy a Brooks and you will never buy any thing else.
03-12-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,670
Posted By AeroGut

If you have any hills, you might want more than 3...

If you have any hills, you might want more than 3 gears, especially for a heavy grocery load. I highly recommend 80s or 90s era rigid MTBs as utility bikes. I have one with a mixte frame, street...
05-18-14, 09:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,580
Posted By lasauge

Ditto what many others have already said. I'm 27,...

Ditto what many others have already said. I'm 27, got into cycling as a commuter, and the lower price of vintage (road) bikes was the immediate draw. As years have passed I've come to appreciate...
01-27-13, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 777,795
Posted By bro

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