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03-03-23, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By bikingshearer

Or maybe a taller stem which also effectively...

Or maybe a taller stem which also effectively shortens the reach because of the backward slope of the riser. The Nitto Tallux sold by Rivendell has the long riser of the Technomic with the nicer...
03-03-23, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By Kilroy1988

Thank you for taking the time to consider the...

Thank you for taking the time to consider the posture. I stretch fairly regularly and my wife is a yoga instructor, so while I'm out riding I regularly focus on my posture and try to keep my back...
03-03-23, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By 52telecaster

Age and arthritis have me riding upright and I...

Age and arthritis have me riding upright and I have pretty much adopted porteur bars or something similar on all my bikes. I ride a little slower but I think I see a lot more. I tour front loaded and...
03-03-23, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By bikemig

Drop bars have long been the standard for long...

Drop bars have long been the standard for long distance rides. They provide a number of useful hand positions and they are by and large comfortable. I find that flat bars by and large bug my wrists...
03-03-23, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By Kilroy1988

Semi-Upright Bars for Long & Comfortable Rides

Howdy folks,

My Mercian Campionissimo was due for new bar tape, so I decided to spend some time last night throwing some Velo Orange porteur bars on it to test out. With the old SR randonneur bars...
02-10-23, 09:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,361
Posted By nlerner

Short answer: yes. Medium answer: Results may...

Short answer: yes. Medium answer: Results may vary. Longer answer: Going from 120 to 130mm is a lot--find a different frame for those parts (or one that's spaced 126mm from the start).
02-09-23, 03:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,035
Posted By Germany_chris

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/59efd76d_4d46_4130_b456_7e8f291f4ffe_d336d333ad2cd0012cbd2a1912ca3bf41de34b81.jpeg...
02-09-23, 03:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,035
Posted By 52telecaster

I use the porteur bars on most of my bikes. Very...

I use the porteur bars on most of my bikes. Very comfy!
02-09-23, 02:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,035
Posted By TugaDude

I've never owned a Surly but I've always admired...

I've never owned a Surly but I've always admired them and their products. I have seen many of them close-up. They have a quirky, fun vibe to them. I like the FFF sticker on the rear triangle,...
02-09-23, 02:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,035
Posted By 52telecaster

My son has an old rim brake long haul trucker....

My son has an old rim brake long haul trucker. Built up well, surly stuff is quite nice.
02-09-23, 10:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,035
Posted By BT7274

Crosschecks are great. Last of a breed; a basic...

Crosschecks are great. Last of a breed; a basic reliable bike. Easier to get than a vintage roadie, so it has that going for it.
02-09-23, 09:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,663
Posted By Steel Charlie

A conical seat and the average pedal installer...

A conical seat and the average pedal installer would probably make for more exploded cranks than the world has ever seen.

And the Campy pedal eye breaks were probably because the threads were too...
02-05-23, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By daka

Theft-deterrent "security" bolt to prevent your...

Theft-deterrent "security" bolt to prevent your seat from being stolen!
02-05-23, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By merziac

Pentagon Whitworth? :twitchy: :roflmao2:

Pentagon Whitworth? :twitchy:

:roflmao2:
02-02-23, 08:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,995
Posted By RB1-luvr

I've been reducing my bike inventory the last...

I've been reducing my bike inventory the last couple years. It's not easy. For me it's getting over the fact that it cost a greater amount to build the bike than I get when I sell it. I try to...
12-26-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,845
Posted By mstateglfr

41 years old 5 reasons why I ride- -...

41 years old

5 reasons why I ride-

- Rode BMX freestyle growing up and liked the mechanical side of the activity. Getting back into cycling as an adult, the restoration and modernization of...
12-26-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,601
Posted By jamesdak

I'm about 25 bikes past my "last road bike...

I'm about 25 bikes past my "last road bike project"! Good luck with that, LOL!
08-03-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 41,544
Posted By 70sSanO

A bike is classic or vintage if replacing one of...

A bike is classic or vintage if replacing one of the components with NOS costs more than the entire bike cost new.

John
08-03-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 41,544
Posted By ThermionicScott

Hold on to your butts, anything with rim brakes...

Hold on to your butts, anything with rim brakes and quick release wheels is fast becoming "C&V". :innocent:
06-03-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,947
Posted By shelbyfv

Seems to me an arbitrary division of C&V. Early...

Seems to me an arbitrary division of C&V. Early brifter bikes are clearly in the C&V time frame. Would make as much sense to move anything with dual pivot brakes. :foo: Might have been better to poll...
06-03-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,947
Posted By cudak888

So what happens when I post about this 1988...

So what happens when I post about this 1988 Pinarello Cadore that's basically a last hurrah of conventional-tube steel frames...but it has early 1990's Ergos on it?

Does it get banished to the...
06-02-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,947
Posted By 79pmooney

I keep my index parts in a separate box to avoid...

I keep my index parts in a separate box to avoid heat build-up.
06-02-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,947
Posted By cudak888

I think it would scare away those who enjoy a...

I think it would scare away those who enjoy a good mystery who - at the time of the ID - don't feel as if they're being used by an opportunistic twit.

Case in point, I don't mind helping an...
06-02-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,947
Posted By 3alarmer

,,,,indexed shifting was the beginning of the end...

,,,,indexed shifting was the beginning of the end for the American Dream. :mad:
06-02-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,947
Posted By 3alarmer

...search has always worked here, if you...

...search has always worked here, if you subcontract your forum search out to Google. I think they might offshore the work, though. :(
05-02-21, 02:31 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 41,544
Posted By merziac

Where's the fun in that? :foo:

Where's the fun in that? :foo:
05-31-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 41,544
Posted By livedarklions

On Craigslist, "vintage" means "I'm trying to...

On Craigslist, "vintage" means "I'm trying to convince you rust is a selling point."
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