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Posted By frenchfry53

Components. Shimano deruellie was added later...

Components. Shimano deruellie was added later when the original was cannibalized for a broken one on another bike. But again, I know this was custom built by FIL and specialissima was available as...
01-27-24, 05:41 PM
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Posted By TiHabanero

Was working in a Specialized shop at that time...

Was working in a Specialized shop at that time and we never had issues with them, but that is the shop mechanics, not the consumers. If a piece is lost or broken/stripped, it is the end of the road....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-24, 11:54 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,235
Posted By Eric F

What's a PITA about topping off sealant? Let out...

What's a PITA about topping off sealant? Let out pressure, remove valve core, squeeze in some sealant, replace core, pump tire - done. It takes a few minutes. Worst case is having to re-seat the...
01-18-24, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By Mojo31

As a photography hobbyist with a long shooting...

As a photography hobbyist with a long shooting history, I do not care for the folds, wrinkles and other details of the drop showing as much as they do in those pictures. I would move the focal point...
01-18-24, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By SharpByCoop

Inexpensive Studio Photography Setup

I have been enjoying myself immensely in the past year restoring mostly Chicago-era Schwinns.

Like you, I like to share my hard work and love for bikes. ALL bikes.

I'm a professional...
01-12-24, 02:13 PM
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Posted By zacster

Good choice. Did you get the Core or the more...

Good choice. Did you get the Core or the more expensive one? I have the Core myself.

Threads never get closed in BF! You'll see threads pop up that are 10 years old with an answer to an old...
01-11-24, 12:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,286
Posted By spclark

Looking forward to becoming an active presence...

Looking forward to becoming an active presence here.

My Wahoo KICKR SNAP's "on the truck" according to Amazon's tracking. Some doubt yet it'll be delivered today, more likely tomorrow.

Have two...
01-10-24, 04:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,286
Posted By PeteHski

The problem I have with riding ERG power...

The problem I have with riding ERG power intervals in Zwift is that although you are on a course, you are kind of isolated from the action and it pisses me off when the intervals don't align nicely...
01-10-24, 02:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,286
Posted By spelger

the intervals are boring if all yo have to look...

the intervals are boring if all yo have to look at is a chart. that is why i did like teh zwift interface, keeps you a bit distracted. using rouvy now so never anyone i wish to catch but never can...
12-29-23, 12:14 AM
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Posted By t2p

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few bikes wheelie like a Stingray - just lean back a tad and front is up !
12-17-23, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Post your cycling Desk

On another thread I mentioned my wife commandeered what I was using as a temporary Zwift desk. Her mother is starting to have mobility issues so I was good with it. I always had plans of building...
11-20-23, 11:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,135
Posted By ImJackson

What the hell! I love the guys at GCN

What the hell! I love the guys at GCN
10-22-23, 03:53 PM
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Posted By rwh63

Check out my new winter trainer: CLASSIC!

Dump pick. Lovely vintage Schwinn, made in Chicago. Great condition. Serial numbered. Appears really well made. Pop a new Brooks saddle on it and pedal away??...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-23, 10:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,411
Posted By terrymorse

Compared to a GP5000, a Gatorskin rides like a...

Compared to a GP5000, a Gatorskin rides like a garden hose.
09-26-23, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By genejockey

If I'm reading you right, you're talking about...

If I'm reading you right, you're talking about the big lever on the righthand side. The tension adjustment for that is on the LEFT side. You can decrease or increase the clamping force by turning...
09-20-23, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,479
Posted By oldbobcat

A bogus fit "rule." Set the saddle height and...

A bogus fit "rule." Set the saddle height and setback for pedaling efficiency and balance over the feet when pushing down on the pedals. Set the handlebar reach and height to where your hands want to...
08-19-23, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By delbiker1

Delmarvalous Day!

What a gorgeous day here on the Delmarva Peninsula, sun and 62 to start, sun and high of 82 rest of the day. I got in my first extended ride, 38 miles, since having a medical procedure done 5 weeks...
08-06-23, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Mtracer

New Trek Domane SLR 7

I've been riding a Trek Checkpoint gravel bike for about a year and a half. Mostly on the road, though I have a set of road wheels for it. When having one bike, it's nice to have the wider range of...
07-20-23, 02:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,479
Posted By Germany_chris

I've reached out to a couple people I know in the...

I've reached out to a couple people I know in the area and they both also told me to live in Alexandria but you can only get so much information on a map recon. I spent a few minutes yesterday...
07-19-23, 10:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,479
Posted By ericoseveins

Man, the ratio of useful:sassy in the answers you...

Man, the ratio of useful:sassy in the answers you got is... something. I hope your transition to the area goes smoothly. Fort Belvoir really is quite far from the city and nondescript. You might feel...
07-12-23, 06:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,479
Posted By bargo68

Welcome home, soldier! ...

Welcome home, soldier!


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07-06-23, 09:58 PM
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Posted By tkamd73

Pretty happy with the professional on mine. Tim...

Pretty happy with the professional on mine.
Tim


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07-06-23, 04:41 PM
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Posted By rsbob

Orbea Orca Ultegra ...

Orbea Orca Ultegra


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-23, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,062
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Cannondale specifies 8 Nm for the seat post clamp...

Cannondale specifies 8 Nm for the seat post clamp (see. p. 16): 023151901canoms-supersix-evoen0803lr.ashx (cannondale.com)...
06-26-23, 08:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,021
Posted By ljsense

I guess I can't claim that the shops I worked at...

I guess I can't claim that the shops I worked at were good without sounding like a braggart or glue sniffer, but they had those big heavy duty Park stands bolted to the steel plates that were under...
06-26-23, 12:58 PM
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Posted By maddog34

see: Aero CF seat posts.

see: Aero CF seat posts.
06-21-23, 04:35 AM
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Posted By Jughed

I posted this in the bike by the water thread......

I posted this in the bike by the water thread... I'm not a good photographer, but this is a decent sunrise pic, Sun peeked thru the clouds for a split second.
...
05-30-23, 09:18 AM
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Views: 1,873
Posted By mstateglfr

Its useful when rolling up to a stop sign or a...

Its useful when rolling up to a stop sign or a stale red light. No showing off in either case.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
05-15-23, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By Glenn6870

Virginia Beach

Will be down in VA Beach in a few weeks, curious about some of the riding. We'll be staying just west of First Landing State Park. Couple of questions:

Are you able to ride your bike into Fort...
04-21-23, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Polaris OBark

I haven't read all of the responses, so apologies...

I haven't read all of the responses, so apologies to other posters if this is redundant. My advice is this:

(1) Buy the bike that will compel you to do the most riding. That in turn will help...
04-13-23, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,044
Posted By Koyote

I think a lot depends on people's uses and...

I think a lot depends on people's uses and preferences. I've had the Bolt v1 and v2, and the Roam v1 -- though not the Roam v2. In comparison to the Wahoo computers I've tried, the Garmin 1040 is...
04-13-23, 11:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,044
Posted By Michael Novo

Bit late to chime on this post but just swapped...

Bit late to chime on this post but just swapped my Roam V1 for a V2 but also tried the 1040 as I use a Forerunner 955 and figured the integration would be nice. First someone above compared it like...
04-08-23, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,184
Posted By Polaris OBark

You can also try mounting it directly to the...

You can also try mounting it directly to the Topeak bag on that loop (I used the rubber bands and a zip tie as a backup).

...
03-27-23, 09:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,125
Posted By Gresp15C

I've bought 2 hitch receivers from eTrailer, and...

I've bought 2 hitch receivers from eTrailer, and installed them both myself. I'm not suggesting you do your own install, as you have to decide what's within your capabilities and interest.

With...
03-27-23, 08:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,125
Posted By jaxgtr

I would recommend a hitch with a 2" receiver...

I would recommend a hitch with a 2" receiver versus the 1 1/4, you can always get a reducer to the 1 1/4 if needed, but a 2" gives you more rack options where a company does not make a 1 1/4 hitch....
03-27-23, 02:38 PM
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Posted By NomarsGirl

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This is Ruby
03-27-23, 12:40 PM
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Posted By tyrion

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I now have this pretty much where I want it. Velo Orange Piolet frame....
03-27-23, 08:39 AM
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Posted By Koyote

Just fyi: I bought my last hitch from this...

Just fyi: I bought my last hitch from this site:https://www.etrailer.com/

Cost a bit less than U-Haul. But if you're gonna have U-Haul do the install, then you're probably stuck with their hitch.
03-22-23, 10:20 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 62,434
Posted By aissa

I am so inspired after reading your post. i...

I am so inspired after reading your post. i actually have tears welled up in my eyes because i am constantly worried about having a heart attack. i had a calcium score reading of 96 (66 yr old...
03-20-23, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By gthomson

Ah yeah, discovered that as I had to change it 3...

Ah yeah, discovered that as I had to change it 3 times since the original tube exploded (probably a kink) and then grabbed another tube which I had hanging on the wall but it had a slow leak so...
03-19-23, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By gthomson

Ok, so I switched to the dedicated training tire...

Ok, so I switched to the dedicated training tire and retired my existing tire but don't really see much of a difference and I think it's actually louder now ha ha. My experience with my bikes, the...
03-19-23, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: March 1983 in Bicycling magazine

Articles/Columns included in this post are:
"Forged Aluminum vs. Stamped Steel"
"Ordinary Touring"
VIEWPOINT: Idaho's New Rolling Stop Law

The following article(s) in this issue were posted...
03-19-23, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,202
Posted By FlyCycle

+1 for mobility training

Last fall, about to turn 66 (!) I started having pain in my left knee that spread to the glut and hip--"piriformis syndrome" or something like that. A pain in the a##, as some will know! Went to a...
03-15-23, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,120
Posted By Machka

100 km

Fri, 27/01/2023

Beautiful day with temps between about 20 and 22C and a bit of wind about, increasing throughout the day.

Shortly after 11 am, Rowan and I set off on a bicycle ride with no time...
03-14-23, 11:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,891
Posted By terrymorse

My week old setup, as I finally was driven...

My week old setup, as I finally was driven indoors by the scary California weather.

In the guest bedroom.

...
03-14-23, 05:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,636
Posted By rje58_too

March Goal: 240 miles 3/1 - 12.0 miles (Trek...

March Goal: 240 miles

3/1 - 12.0 miles (Trek FX2)
3/4 - 17.4 miles (Trek FX2)
3/5 - 10.4 miles (Trek FX2)
3/12 - 22.5 miles (Fuji)
3/14 - 40.6 miles (Fuji)

My longest ride so far in 2023 -...
03-08-23, 06:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,891
Posted By BTinNYC

Bikes, blah, blah....Snell!! :)

Bikes, blah, blah....Snell!! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-23, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,103
Views: 525,048
Posted By Germany_chris

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At the usual stop
Forum: For Sale
03-02-23, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By Shadco

Serotta Atlanta

Nice clean Serotta Atlanta, Campy Chorus, size 56ish.

$800.00 shipped via bike flights to Conus and a PayPal confirmed address. Payment via PayPal goods and services for everyone’s protection.
...
03-01-23, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3,528
Views: 970,179
Posted By Wildwood

Jjbailey930 - that black CF Trek looks fast. ...

Jjbailey930 - that black CF Trek looks fast. Especially with those tiny, light pedals. Is that a 52/39 crankset? Being N. VA., you must be young (:p, all things be relative) and fast.
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