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11-03-23, 05:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By staehpj1

Yes the KOROYD isn't the same as completely open...

Yes the KOROYD isn't the same as completely open vents and can be hotter. Smith isn't the only brand that uses KOROYD though. Some other brands do as well. In some cases they leave some vents...
11-02-23, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By RB1-luvr

Giro has gone long and narrow similar to...

Giro has gone long and narrow similar to Specialized, so they fit my deceivingly large noggin now. Maybe that's the type of design you need? And fwiw, a friend has that Smith helmet and he said it...
11-02-23, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By urbanknight

Yep, I don't think I've ever had a helmet get...

Yep, I don't think I've ever had a helmet get looser over time. Different brands fit different shape heads, and for that reason I don't tend to buy a helmet online unless I've already had one of that...
11-02-23, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By Iride01

I doubt it. Send it back and take the lumps for...

I doubt it. Send it back and take the lumps for your OJT about helmet selection.
09-26-23, 02:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,686
Posted By SJX426

If an engine burns fuel and a motor is operated...

If an engine burns fuel and a motor is operated by external energy (air, electricity, whatever) then the sign of " NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES" should apply to all motorized vehicles. Stay off the path...
09-26-23, 12:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,686
Posted By macstuff

My point of view is that if it has a throttle, it...

My point of view is that if it has a throttle, it belongs on the street. The learning curve for ebikes is steeper and more abrupt when they aren't the king of the road. Respect for what's around you...
08-24-23, 07:46 AM
Replies: 27,849
Views: 4,455,329
Posted By SirMike1983

Thanks. This came to me as a bike core - frame,...

Thanks. This came to me as a bike core - frame, fork, fenders, and a few peripherals. I had most of the parts needed. I figured it might be nice to do something with a WWII aviation theme, so the...
08-18-23, 10:26 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,865
Posted By merziac

You will be amazed at the piddly crap that gets...

You will be amazed at the piddly crap that gets in the way of what you think you'll be doing. ;)

Congrats :thumb:
07-26-23, 10:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,669
Posted By Jeff Neese

The rear dropout spacing may be a limiting factor...

The rear dropout spacing may be a limiting factor if you're considering an 11 speed. What you definitely do NOT want to do is let anyone convince you to bend the frame in order to accommodate...
05-20-23, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27,849
Views: 4,455,329
Posted By SirMike1983

Added an Acorn bag to my WWII era Schwinn New...

Added an Acorn bag to my WWII era Schwinn New World three speed.
...
05-05-23, 04:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,071
Posted By greatbasin

Scofflaws! Danny MacAskill’s Postcard from San...

Scofflaws!
Danny MacAskill’s Postcard from San Francisco - YouTube

Is running legal on sidewalks? What about on rooftops? Is there a video for that?
11-18-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,616
Posted By rosefarts

I think only the most delusional of mountain...

I think only the most delusional of mountain bikers can straight faced say that it’s an environmentally friendly activity.

Motorized off roaders cover a lot more ground, faster, with wider and...
10-06-22, 04:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,728
Posted By flangehead

Bike Index and Project 529. Can’t hurt.

Bike Index and Project 529. Can’t hurt.
08-02-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 9,318
Posted By Daniel4

The cyclist's name is Andrew Black. He has a...

The cyclist's name is Andrew Black. He has a GoFundMe page to get a new bike. His page assigns all the blame to the city councillor, Amy DeGrise of the hit-and-run when Black ran the red light. But...
03-15-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By c_m_shooter

Those tires have some burly side knobs. Is the...

Those tires have some burly side knobs. Is the contact at the sidewall or knobs? I have trimmed side knobs off for clearance with a good sharp knife.
10-07-21, 11:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,923
Posted By UniChris

Finally, some sanity. I think the difference...

Finally, some sanity.

I think the difference though is that what you are describing is a serious effort to use motors to augment cycling.

In contrast, while that's not unheard of here, a lot of...
06-22-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By Barry2

4.5 Newton meters is only 3.3 foot pounds is only...

4.5 Newton meters is only 3.3 foot pounds is only 0.46 kilogram meters

Disclaimer, these numbers are for example only and may be wildly wrong!



Be SURE you are using the correct scale on the...
06-22-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By Crankycrank

Yup, 4.5 Nm sounds fine.

Yup, 4.5 Nm sounds fine.
06-22-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By blacknbluebikes

that's about standard for most "carbon friendly"...

that's about standard for most "carbon friendly" limits. my seatpost clamp is 5, bolts on stem head get 6. 4.5 seems OK to me.
06-15-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 17,786
Posted By CheGiantForLife

How screwed up the bike shop business has become,

Had to buy a used part and install it myself. Makes me realize how screwed up the bike shop business has become, especially combined with the fuggled economics of the TechLand area. All of the good...
05-29-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 42,052
Posted By bikemig

They're not original to the bike. They're Nervar...

They're not original to the bike. They're Nervar 631/633 cranks:

VeloBase.com - Component: Nervar 631/633 (5-pin, alloy, type 1)...
05-29-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By smontanaro

eBay user v*v*velo has some new/old FMB PR from a...

eBay user v*v*velo has some new/old FMB PR from a defunct (I think) race team he's been selling. (Much cheaper than new.) I grabbed a pair and installed on my Griffon. Date stamp reads May 2011.
05-29-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By iab

https://www.a-dugast.com/product-page/aquasure?lan...

https://www.a-dugast.com/product-page/aquasure?lang=en
05-29-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 34,384
Posted By Brad L

Possibly, but if you'd like to go and can no...

Possibly, but if you'd like to go and can no longer register, there are a few members with registrations that can't go and are willing to transfer their registrations. This is allowed by Eroica.
...
01-31-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,096
Posted By _ForceD_

Letter to the editor — The “wave of death”

Saw this on the opinion page in yesterday’s local paper. I’ve been wanting to say the same thing for years.

Dan
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