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01-22-23, 09:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,946
Posted By Kontact

You kidding? The first post is entirely hostile...

You kidding? The first post is entirely hostile and unnecessary.

This forum is not really moderated, and there seems to be a contingent of bad actors who think they are freelance moderators -...
01-22-23, 08:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,946
Posted By Kontact

You jerks set the attitude around here. Don't you...

You jerks set the attitude around here. Don't you have a playground to terrorize?
01-22-23, 08:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,946
Posted By Kontact

He posted a cycling question. You post diarrhea...

He posted a cycling question. You post diarrhea of the mouth. Who makes the forum worse?

I really have come to hate you. You make just reading a thread awful.
01-22-23, 06:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,946
Posted By sjanzeir

Oh, gosh, I knew I was going to regret this... ...

Oh, gosh, I knew I was going to regret this...
No, the link to the SRAM website was fine. I loved it. It was absolutely adorable. They hype up the range of the cassette, but I was curious as to...
01-22-23, 06:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,946
Posted By sjanzeir

Yeah, thanks! I'd read all this before I'd gone...

Yeah, thanks! I'd read all this before I'd gone ahead and did the stupidest thing ever, which is to dare to post a question on this forum, but I wanted a little more than just SRAM's marketing speak...
01-18-23, 11:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,900
Posted By stan01

Glue less patch kits can be a lifesaver when you...

Glue less patch kits can be a lifesaver when you run out of spare tubes on a ride. I've had the situation of having mystery flats on a ride & went through all my tubes. The glue less patch kit takes...
01-12-23, 04:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By dsaul

It's safe to drill a hole in the bottom bracket. ...

It's safe to drill a hole in the bottom bracket. I do it on every frame that I build, to allow a way for water to get out.
01-10-23, 12:54 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,690
Posted By rydabent

So much resistance to change

What is it about the cycling community that is so resistance to change, and have such narrow minded attitudes. You can go back to 1934 when bents were banned from racing, because just one guy was...
01-09-23, 08:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,549
Posted By seypat

I don't know if that's everyone's opinion. :D...

I don't know if that's everyone's opinion. :D They did make the Centeron G pulley. Once the Suntour patent on the slant parallelogram RD expired, Shimano refined it and the rest is history.
12-30-22, 04:46 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,220
Posted By Bob Ross

No, they do not. Correct. ...

No, they do not.



Correct.



Unless your indoor bike actually moved some unit of distance, none of those Zwift rides count as "miles". Save them for when someone starts a yearend thread...
12-28-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,322
Posted By rumrunn6

https://www.bikeforums.net/winter-cycling/

https://www.bikeforums.net/winter-cycling/
12-23-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By 2old

Range varies and is related to speed, weight,...

Range varies and is related to speed, weight, wind, outside temperature, elevation change and how much assist you're providing, but many individuals state that at 18 - 20 mph, you should use about...
12-15-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,045
Posted By staehpj1

I don't know, but I do look back at 50 and wonder...

I don't know, but I do look back at 50 and wonder why 50 year old kids need a forum due to advancing age.
11-25-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,900
Posted By nomadmax

I agree. Now as far as dumb goes, it's dumb...

I agree.

Now as far as dumb goes, it's dumb to ride a bike with quick release axles and not know how to work/check them. Knowing how your equipment works and checking it is solving a problem at...
11-24-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,900
Posted By mstateglfr

Why is it a very dumb thing to do? They aren't...

Why is it a very dumb thing to do? They aren't needed for structural safety and a properly tightened lever doesn't rely on them.
My main road bike wasn't made with them because I filed them off...
11-22-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 824
Posted By dedhed

It's as if none of you ever rode old bikes with...

It's as if none of you ever rode old bikes with unramped and 3-4 tooth difference cogs that people had no issues riding and shifting.
11-19-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By datlas

This

This
11-17-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 766
Posted By staehpj1

I have found it to be a non issue since I retired...

I have found it to be a non issue since I retired since I am not tied to a work schedule and don't mind getting up in the dark or even getting out and riding before the sun is up. Even when I was...
11-16-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,759
Posted By veganbikes

If you are pedaling in order to move forward that...

If you are pedaling in order to move forward that would be a bicycle. Yes you can set it to a higher assist level and not have to pedal super hard if you don't want but you still have to pedal to go...
11-15-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,759
Posted By veganbikes

An electric moped would be one of those throttled...

An electric moped would be one of those throttled jobs however many of the bikes out there are actual e-bikes that require pedaling to move forward.

Unfortunately there are a lot of brands who use...
11-09-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,477
Posted By kayakindude

simply awesome :) I have folders, tandems...

simply awesome :)

I have folders, tandems (one with assist), road bikes, and now electric Rad fat bikes. I enjoy each and every style and each one pedals. One is not better than the other for...
11-08-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,931
Posted By Iride01

I guess I should have realized that there are...

I guess I should have realized that there are other ways to get a adrenaline rush!

However that does bring up the question if their bikes should even be considered e-bikes. At some point when the...
11-08-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,931
Posted By big john

There is a group of young men who frequent the...

There is a group of young men who frequent the rough sandstone hills near here. These e-bike Mad Max looking characters wear body armor and full face helmets. I've been warned to avoid them when they...
11-01-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,137
Posted By rsbob

Have to say I appreciate their Brit sense of...

Have to say I appreciate their Brit sense of humor even if some of the content should have been left at the curb.
11-01-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,137
Posted By smd4

I like the content and presenters on GCN.

I like the content and presenters on GCN.
10-17-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By skookum

It is, at heart, a religious argument. I've had...

It is, at heart, a religious argument.
I've had both, like them both, it depends on what your intended use is, how you feel about reliability, how much you like replacing parts.
Johnny Nerdout...
Forum: Touring
10-15-22, 06:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,481
Posted By HendersonD

Are Trek 520 sales down? That I have not heard ...

Are Trek 520 sales down? That I have not heard
I have only been riding bikes for about 10 years and only touring for the past 2 years
Can anyone really tell the difference between riding with an...
10-06-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

If the goal is to have the cog stack fit fully...

If the goal is to have the cog stack fit fully against the freehub body's shoulder than just grind down the rivet head. If the goal is to separate the cogs from each other do the same then with a...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 295,774
Posted By RubeRad

I don't understand this. When I come across a...

I don't understand this. When I come across a thread that doesn't interest me, I move on.
09-12-22, 10:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 744
Posted By ClayH

We are replacing the crankarm, want to save the...

We are replacing the crankarm, want to save the spindle and BB. I think we are going to go through a couple of dremel wheels tomorrow.
09-11-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By gearbasher

I was born and raised in the USA (third...

I was born and raised in the USA (third generation and no British ancestors) and I've never called a "split" pin a cotter pin.
09-08-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,612
Posted By Wildwood

I think the answer is: It depends. (as always). ...

I think the answer is: It depends. (as always).

In the Fall season 60° is chilly, in early Spring season 60° is warm (if dry).
60°, no wind, full sun = warm, but
60°, windy, no sun & threatening...
09-08-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,612
Posted By Bob Ross

There are very few things in cycling (hell, or in...

There are very few things in cycling (hell, or in life at all!) that I am dogmatic about, but ^^^this is one of those things: As soon as the temps go below 65°F I cover my knees.
09-06-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,477
Posted By phughes

Because they want to. For me, that's good enough....

Because they want to. For me, that's good enough. I don't care what someone else does as long as it doesn't affect me. I hope they enjoy being outside doing whatever they want.
09-06-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,477
Posted By bargainguy

At some point, you might not be able to pedal the...

At some point, you might not be able to pedal the way you used to, if at all. An e-bike turns that paradigm upside down. You can still be on a bike with limited or no physical input compared to not...
08-09-22, 12:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,717
Posted By cyccommute

Single piston mechanicals have never been...

Single piston mechanicals have never been something that need constant maintenance nor constant adjustment. Nor have I found them to be worthless. I’m not saying that they are vastly better than rim...
07-24-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 681
Posted By _ForceD_

Strava doesn’t know. The GPS (receiver and...

Strava doesn’t know. The GPS (receiver and software in your phone) resolves your elevation. The Strava app uses that GPS data and applies it to the various aspects of the app. GPS can resolve your...
07-04-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,505
Posted By Bmach

If you have not tried a pedal assist ebike you...

If you have not tried a pedal assist ebike you really should before making negative posts about them. You can get as good as a workout as you can with a non ebike. Don’t use the assist for a good...
05-21-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By KerryIrons

Not familiar with your particular shoe but I had...

Not familiar with your particular shoe but I had this issue on a pair of shoes once and I just snipped the tongue in a couple of places so it could splay out and not focus the force on the center of...
05-06-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3,653
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 588,678
Posted By EddyR

Will be 82 in less than a month and i am three...

Will be 82 in less than a month and i am three months from my knee replacement today so i went out on this 88 Cannondale i had never ridden. Picked it up six months ago as a shed find. Under Thirty...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,101
Posted By burnthesheep

Runners: "min/mi for a steady deliberate and...

Runners: "min/mi for a steady deliberate and enjoyable effort, perform workouts, track pace, track improvements, how to choose a pacer for a run event etc....."

Cyclists: "speed is meaningless and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,101
Posted By mstateglfr

I do shoot for an average speed on each solo...

I do shoot for an average speed on each solo ride. It varies each time depending on my route and weather. But yeah, I set one in my mind and try to hit it.
During the ride, I never look at my...
03-28-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,329
Posted By Helderberg

For me, it's my mileage. I like to know if I hit...

For me, it's my mileage. I like to know if I hit my goal for the ride but I don't dwell on other stats. I guess I do like to see my average but I don't push to make a particular mark. I try to ride...
03-27-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,119
Posted By easyupbug

Tubeless ready rims are a nightmare when you have...

Tubeless ready rims are a nightmare when you have arthritis in your hands.
03-07-22, 12:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,992
Posted By MarcusT

I ordered 2 tires from Amazon and they arrived in...

I ordered 2 tires from Amazon and they arrived in a box big enough for a bike frame and what's worse, 2 separate deliveries :foo:
03-06-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,992
Posted By dedhed

Common shipping method

Common shipping method
03-06-22, 01:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,992
Posted By SurferRosa

Wired tires have arrived from numerous vendors at...

Wired tires have arrived from numerous vendors at my door in a figure-8 dozens of times. I think it's okay for them to be like that for a few weeks.

For my own bikes (not flips), I've been buying...
02-17-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,130
Posted By leob1

If my wife had her way, the cycling clothes would...

If my wife had her way, the cycling clothes would be washed separately, on the gentle cycle, dried half way on low, the air dried the rest of the way.
I just shove it in with all my other stuff,...
02-06-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,876
Posted By Zaskar

Don't be these guys (two abreast in traffic)

Buckhead/in-town Atlanta at 1:30 on Sunday afternoon on a very busy road - two lanes each way with single and double turning lanes; 35 zone. Traffic was backed up for a couple blocks because of these...
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