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09-17-23, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: September 1983 in Bicycling magazine

Articles/Columns included in this post are:
THE OPEN ROAD
"Getting Your Bike Out the Door" (John Allen and Sheldon Brown)
TECHNICAL Q&A -- found in Post #2 of this thread

The following article...
08-14-23, 09:31 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,732
Posted By Wspsux

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08-11-23, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Repack Rider

Fat Tire Flyer is back!

Two years ago VeloPress took my book, Fat Tire Flyer: Repack and the Birth of Mountain Biking out of print, and it immediately became collectible.

...
08-03-23, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) MERLIN Team Titanium (mtb)

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07-31-23, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1993) CANNONDALE Super V 3000 (mtb)

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07-20-23, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) KLEIN Quantum and Team Super

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07-16-23, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: July 1983 in Bicycling magazine

Articles/Columns included in this post are:
INSIDE BICYCLING (editorial) "A Letter from Japan"
TECHNICAL Q&A
INDUSTRY UPDATE

The following articles in this issue were posted previously:
"Rail...
07-13-23, 07:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,917
Posted By bikelif3

W&OD Trail...If you're in the DMV and don't ride...

W&OD Trail...If you're in the DMV and don't ride this trail, you've committed a sin...

Burke Lake is nice, too. A little crowded during the busiest times (weekends, etc). Just go slow and easy...
07-13-23, 05:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,917
Posted By Smitty2k1

Great post! While out on the Anacostia Trails you...

Great post! While out on the Anacostia Trails you could also hit up Greenbelt Park for possibly the easiest overnight camping spot in the area from the city center.

Also don't miss the Island Time...
07-12-23, 11:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,917
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...you asked for stuff to see. Some of the...

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...you asked for stuff to see. Some of the places that nobody ever goes to (because they are relatively unknown), are the National Arboretum (https://www.usna.usda.gov/), (over in NE,) The...
07-11-23, 06:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,917
Posted By Jjbailey930

My Vernon trail is really nice along the Potomac....

My Vernon trail is really nice along the Potomac. It gets a lot of traffic. There is a nice paved trail along the Fairfax County Pkwy which terminates just north of Ft. Belvoir. I bet there are...
07-11-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,917
Posted By seypat

That sitting around waiting for your number to...

That sitting around waiting for your number to come up gets old. I do as much online as I can. On a serious note, not sure when the Fall Line Trail is supposed to be completed. When it is...
07-11-23, 06:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,917
Posted By MoAlpha

Congratulations on the promotion! Northern...

Congratulations on the promotion!

Northern Virginia is a suburban hellscape. I suggest a careful study of the Strava heat map and the Google maps cycling overlay and street views to make sure you...
07-11-23, 06:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,917
Posted By biker128pedal

If where you stay has free parking take the car....

If where you stay has free parking take the car. It will be close in case you need it. After 3 month you’ll retrieve it anyway. The bike and public transportation in Fairfax County has improved since...
07-11-23, 03:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,917
Posted By scott967

When my wife was on the Joint Staff in the...

When my wife was on the Joint Staff in the Pentagon, she had a guy working for her who commuted from Gettysburg. But he was on his twilight tour and was going to retire there.

As far as car free...
07-07-23, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By Polaris OBark

Irony is as dead as an aluminum fork.

Irony is as dead as an aluminum fork.
07-07-23, 01:02 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,732
Posted By 2592

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Sanitas Custom Node on the C&O Trail.
07-06-23, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) SPECIALIZED Rockhopper

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-23, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 503,832
Posted By The Chemist

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07-04-23, 05:53 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,812
Posted By badger1

Agree. I've never used road clipless, but since...

Agree. I've never used road clipless, but since the two or three rides when I started using Shimano spd (mountain) pedals/cleats -- more years ago than I care to remember! -- have never had an issue....
07-04-23, 02:49 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,812
Posted By Trakhak

Yes. The double-sided pedals all but eliminate...

Yes. The double-sided pedals all but eliminate fumbling to clip in while starting off. The only down-sides are a slight weight penalty and maybe "What will the cool kids think!" anxiety. My remaining...
06-27-23, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Who knew? Dopin' all began with Low Fat Granola....

Who knew? Dopin' all began with Low Fat Granola. :p :innocent:
Forum: Touring
06-26-23, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,119
Posted By plumberroy

I love my Long Haul Trucker I bought a new old...

I love my Long Haul Trucker I bought a new old stock 2008 frame in 2112 and built it up. Hope it serves you as well as mine has me
06-19-23, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By thehammerdog

My new gravel bike = 650 wheels

New 650b gravel bike came in mail Friday spend Saturday building it up adjusting and replacing stuff 1st ride was 20 miles of mostly hard pack, some single track bike was great.
I debated for ever...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-23, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 503,832
Posted By DQRider

What a MACHINE! That looks like one incredible...

What a MACHINE! That looks like one incredible mile (kilometer)-eater! I've lifted a Cross-Check once, and it seemed so light they must have filled the frame tubes with helium. Because they are made...
06-16-23, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) GITANE Succès

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06-14-23, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By SpeedofLite

45 Years Ago: June 1978 in Bicycling magazine

Articles/columns included in this post are:
QUESTION MAN
"Packing for a Tour"

The following articles from this issue were included in past posts:
BICYCLE WORKSHOP: Wheel Equipment II (Jow)...
06-10-23, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By well biked

I've had excelllent luck with ebay seller...

I've had excelllent luck with ebay seller "mtbtools" for sleave-type adapters for this type of thing. I have a 15 x 100 thru axle front hub I've been using on a QR x 100 fork for years, I often...
06-10-23, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By grumpus

Try using this 15-mm 12-mm thru-axle sleeve...

Try using this
15-mm 12-mm thru-axle sleeve...
06-10-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By veganbikes

Radhaus in Portland makes one but keep in mind it...

Radhaus in Portland makes one but keep in mind it may not work for all hubs. Check with SON and confirm that it is doable. I know I converted a WI hub recently using the Radhaus conversion axle but I...
06-04-23, 08:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,191
Posted By Koyote

The Worst Ride Ever!

I went for a ride today, and it ended horribly! First, my electronic shifting died - right in the middle of my ride. The bike is only a year old, and the battery is completely dead! I guess I'll have...
06-04-23, 01:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By Portlandjim

Bill Woodul's photos of Tirreno Adriatico 1976

More vintage Pro racing photos taken by Bill Woodul. When Campagnolo USA in Houston TX closed, one of the guy who had worked there for a long time was tasked with throwing things away. He snatched...
06-02-23, 01:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,201
Posted By firebird854

Roommates and I made a new cycling routing app!!

This project has absorbed all of my free time for the past six months while I've balanced cycling and my regular job. Now, I believe my web application is finally ready to be shared with the public!...
06-02-23, 12:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 885
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I am surprised nobody mentioned the caveat, that...

I am surprised nobody mentioned the caveat, that the older 8 speed freehubs are incompatible with 11T small cogs. If the splines go all the way to the outer end of the freehub, it will not take an...
06-01-23, 07:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,056
Posted By HillRider

The length of the rd's cage isn't what determines...

The length of the rd's cage isn't what determines the largest cog it will handle, it's the position of the jockey pulley. Those Shimano 9-speed road rear derailleurs, even the GS versions, were...
06-01-23, 05:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,056
Posted By shelbyfv

That 9 speed RD, even though a GS, won't take...

That 9 speed RD, even though a GS, won't take more than +/-27. BITD we replaced them with MTB RDs to use a 32 or 34.
05-30-23, 05:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,596
Posted By Paul Barnard

No, it's not really a dumb post. It reflects...

No, it's not really a dumb post. It reflects very poorly on the integrity and/or business practices of the shop.
05-28-23, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 809
Posted By Korina

Sweet! I finally get to post this! :roflmao: ...

Sweet! I finally get to post this! :roflmao:

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05-27-23, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 777
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1987) CyclArt

CyclArt provided custom frame painting, decal design, and restoration services.
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05-26-23, 10:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 792
Posted By steelbikeguy

my own approach to adding a low-effort connection...

my own approach to adding a low-effort connection in series with the SON dynamo connectors:

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I've probably shared this in other...
05-22-23, 04:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1987) The American Handbuilt Frame

This post is the introductory article to a series featuring the work of Albert Eisentraut, David Tesch, Bill Davidson, and Tom Ritchey.
...
05-21-23, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By Robvolz

Your wish…. ...

Your wish….


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05-20-23, 04:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By SpeedofLite

45 Years Ago: May 1978 in Bicycling magazine

Articles/columns included in this post are:
QUESTION MAN
"The 1978 New York International Cycle Show"

The following articles from this issue were included in past posts:
BICYCLE WORKSHOP:...
05-17-23, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1987) SHIMANO Clipless Pedal (PD-7401)

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05-16-23, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) LOOK Kevlar 2000

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Forum: Commuting
05-16-23, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15,649
Views: 12,219,985
Posted By Galls

Just logged back in to say, almost 14 years later...

Just logged back in to say, almost 14 years later and now living in Holland.

This has been and remains an amazing bike.

...
05-15-23, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Kestrel 4000

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Forum: Commuting
05-15-23, 12:37 AM
Replies: 15,649
Views: 12,219,985
Posted By adxdopefish

New Bag Day!

Last week I ordered the Ortlieb Commuter-Bag Two, which has arrived. It looks great!
I'm working from home for the next few days, but looking forward to trying it out on the commute later in the...
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