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05-10-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By Jeff Neese

Very practical as long as you can use the same...

Very practical as long as you can use the same gearing. I had three sets of identical wheels built, specifically for that purpose. Since the rims are the same (Sun CR18) and so is the rear cassette,...
05-10-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 723
Posted By Charlie Ky

I stopped by another small bike shop on the way...

I stopped by another small bike shop on the way to look at the Giants and they are a Specialized dealer. I took a Roll 2.0 For a spin. Shop is in a great area for a test ride as it has some fairly...
05-10-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By WhyFi

It's pretty practical if you're only talking...

It's pretty practical if you're only talking about two wheelsets and if you tend not to flip-flop between modes frequently.

Limiting it to two wheelsets makes things nice because it's easier to...
05-10-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By scottfsmith

I'm a huge fan of multiple wheel sets. I have one...

I'm a huge fan of multiple wheel sets. I have one bike (Specialized Roubaix, endurance) and use it for road (30mm Conti GP5000 S TR, Roval CLX50), gravel (35mm Conti Terra Speed, Light Bicycle WR50),...
05-10-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 723
Posted By Ironfish653

Don't get me wrong, it's a very inexpensive...

Don't get me wrong, it's a very inexpensive bike, and it definitely shows: steel handlebar, threaded headset, bolt-on freewheel rear hub, (and suspension seatposts suck, period).
It's for sure...
05-09-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 723
Posted By Ironfish653

I wouldn't be so quick to bash it; It's really...

I wouldn't be so quick to bash it; It's really not bad for a $250 bike. it's the AL version of the steel-framed Ranger that they've been making for ages.
I've had a couple of them pass through my...
05-09-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By CliffordK

I've always liked to double check the derailleur...

I've always liked to double check the derailleur adjustment when swapping wheels.

However, if you have the same brand/model of hubs and cassettes, then the changeover should be easy enough. The...
05-09-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By caloso

It makes a lot of sense, especially if you're...

It makes a lot of sense, especially if you're dealing with tubeless. My son and I share 4 sets of wheels between our 2 CX bikes. Different treads and widths for the conditions, but same cassettes...
05-08-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,005
Posted By HTupolev

What are you comparing with what? Under many...

What are you comparing with what? Under many circumstances, it's true that the total aerodynamic drag on a bike+rider system is far higher than the rolling resistance. But aerodynamic drag happens...
05-08-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,005
Posted By RChung

Almost every argument in cycling fora: 1. Only...

Almost every argument in cycling fora:
1. Only the pros need to worry about that. Are you a pro?
2. The best riders are the best because of what they do so just imitate them.
3. Things I can't...
05-05-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 862
Posted By JohnDThompson

I wrap them around the handles of garden tools to...

I wrap them around the handles of garden tools to provide some padding.
04-30-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,431
Posted By mrdelurk

Post final results, with the loaded trailer:...

Post final results, with the loaded trailer: level, gravel road wins hands down. Because I bought a trailer with side-by-side wheels, the highway shoulder at several stretches is not wide enough for...
04-29-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,119
Posted By wolfchild

You got yourself a restoration project. Have fun.

You got yourself a restoration project. Have fun.
04-28-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,009
Posted By Rolla

If learning the limits of a friend's integrity...

If learning the limits of a friend's integrity only costs you an old shifter that was collecting dust, I'd say you got off pretty cheap.
04-28-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 490
Posted By veganbikes

Keep in mind gas stations are designed for...

Keep in mind gas stations are designed for pumping very low pressure very high volume car tires. Not something I want to rely on and if it is an absolute emergency I will pull out my Presta to...
04-28-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 490
Posted By indyfabz

There is an adapter that you can screw onto a...

There is an adapter that you can screw onto a presta valve so that you can use a sschrader pump head. BITD we called it a chuck. Costs a couple of bucks. I always carry one with me when I tour.
...
04-28-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 490
Posted By ThermionicScott

Bring a pump with you, and you won't have to hope...

Bring a pump with you, and you won't have to hope there's a gas station nearby when you flat.
04-26-22, 02:03 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,585
Posted By ErinKeegan

As a woman who also rides a bike, I can say that...

As a woman who also rides a bike, I can say that hate creepy men who want to communicate if I really didn't show that I want to communicate
04-25-22, 04:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,883
Posted By livedarklions

Obviously, nanobots are adding metal to the...

Obviously, nanobots are adding metal to the chain.

You're measuring wrong. No one here is going to figure out how and it's not causing any problems, so let it go.
04-22-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,585
Posted By rsbob

You’re absolutely right. They should have had...

You’re absolutely right. They should have had known you had nothing to protect and left you alone.

(Only had one friend and coworker suffer irreversible catastrophic brain damage while riding...
04-07-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,546
Posted By cyccommute

I’m curious as to how you walk into a shop and...

I’m curious as to how you walk into a shop and size a bike? Do you take your own tape measure, level, protractor, and spreadsheet then measure all the bikes your are interested in? How do you...
04-06-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,585
Posted By Rolla

I'm skeptical, but that's a good point.

I'm skeptical, but that's a good point.
04-06-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,585
Posted By livedarklions

Agreed. Also, lots of people, including women,...

Agreed.
Also, lots of people, including women, don't.

So, if you ask people and they say yes, no problem. If they say no, don't do it.

If you say hi during a pass, and a friendly conversation...
04-06-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,585
Posted By genejockey

I go out of my way to either hang well back...

I go out of my way to either hang well back behind women riding, or pass them quickly if the speed differential makes sense. I don't want to be either That Guy who struggles to pass a woman only to...
04-06-22, 02:50 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 6,984
Posted By qwaalodge

We have one on our cars and no one's adjusting...

We have one on our cars and no one's adjusting theirs. On bicycles will just need different frame construction. The enclosed drivetrain unit would probably need to have the BB, chainstay, dropouts,...
04-05-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,585
Posted By MarcusT

I suppose it's the same rule as for jogging, the...

I suppose it's the same rule as for jogging, the gym, cross country skiing.
04-05-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,585
Posted By Ironfish653

If it’s an organized event, where everyone is on...

If it’s an organized event, where everyone is on the same route, I may ask to join a group if we’ve been shadowing each other for a ways; but never approaching a solo rider, randomly encountered on...
04-05-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,585
Posted By Kedosto

Are you seriously asking why a woman might not be...

Are you seriously asking why a woman might not be thrilled with the opportunity to “team up” with a random guy? Or are you seeking validation for engaging in behavior you yourself recognize as...
04-05-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 759
Posted By KJ43

Considering what a range of riding types and...

Considering what a range of riding types and surfaces gravel biking encompasses, that's not totally true. It depends.
04-05-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Iride01

Don't forget to consider if your rim is ready for...

Don't forget to consider if your rim is ready for tubeless tires.
04-04-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,487
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Since you seem to be all into the traditional...

Since you seem to be all into the traditional artisan angle, how about a Worksman bicycle hand-built in the good ole US of A by a company that's been building trade bicycles since 1898?...
04-04-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,487
Posted By njkayaker

This is irrelevant complication to the...

This is irrelevant complication to the discussion/sale.

Absolutely no one is going to agree to a contract (what a warranty is) to a party in a foreign country based on weight they plan to lose.
04-04-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,487
Posted By njkayaker

It's not just a "nervous buyer". He's...

It's not just a "nervous buyer".

He's currently too heavy (his planned future weight isn't really relevant), he's talking about the possibility of breaking it, he keeps changing what he wants,...
04-03-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,461
Posted By wolfchild

What difference does it make where the helmet is...

What difference does it make where the helmet is manufactured ??
04-01-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By thumpism

Facilitators on this forum do exactly that....

Facilitators on this forum do exactly that. Volunteers who'll check out a machine for you and then fetch, pack and ship it. I've done it. Look around. When I did it the buyer paid the seller directly...
03-30-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By Rolla

Looks good, and not "too much"! You could also...

Looks good, and not "too much"! You could also add anodized stem spacers and top cap in a similar shade of blue.
...
03-29-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By Ironfish653

It probably won't get better until you've worn...

It probably won't get better until you've worn the knobs off; totally depends on the tread pattern, and the size and composition of the gravel.
So, change your tires, change your gravel, speed up,...
03-29-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By downtube42

$100 more for brand new, any day of the week.

$100 more for brand new, any day of the week.
03-28-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,089
Posted By bbbean

Let us know how your online retailer handles your...

Let us know how your online retailer handles your complaint when a tube blows immediately after installation.
03-28-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By caloso

I'd just let it wear off naturally.

I'd just let it wear off naturally.
03-28-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By livedarklions

Just paint the rest of the tire to match.

Just paint the rest of the tire to match.
03-28-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 827
Posted By Russ Roth

Its a ride that needs a sag wagon for 30 miles,...

Its a ride that needs a sag wagon for 30 miles, I'd bring 7,8, and 9 speed quick links before 11sp, half of them probably think 10sp means 2x5. Mostly 1st aid kit, water, and a small range of tubes....
03-23-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,323
Posted By pdlamb

May I suggest you cut your mileage expectations...

May I suggest you cut your mileage expectations in the hope of increasing your enjoyment?

If you've got a month to tour, start up in Maine and aim for Washington, Richmond or maybe Virginia Beach....
03-23-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,626
Posted By rsbob

+1 Since all locks can be defeated, I...

+1

Since all locks can be defeated, I believe building in a wireless notification to the user, the lock is being moved or tampered with (mercury switch and/or electrical current interrupted by...
03-23-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,221
Posted By Rdmonster69

Dude, you're assuming that this guy spends an...

Dude, you're assuming that this guy spends an inordinate amount of money on coffee and food and telling him to sell his car to buy a bike when he is talking about casual cycling. You have not been...
03-23-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,221
Posted By indyfabz

"If it were me, I'd skip $20 lunches and $5...

"If it were me, I'd skip $20 lunches and $5 coffees for a good new bike from a LBS (Local Bike Shop) recommended by locals."

I am confused. So you eat $20 lunches and drink $5 coffees? And how is...
03-23-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,221
Posted By dedhed

Check with the co-ops in your area. They often...

Check with the co-ops in your area. They often sell refurbished bicycles at a reasonable price and/or offer used parts/repair assistance& tools to maintain something you purchase. Don't discount...
03-22-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By soyabean

Confessions of a bike flipper: Walking away from a deal still happy.

I discussed the above earlier last week. I wanted to share this exact event that happened just yesterday.

Being a regular bike flipper, I love obscure ads. Means no one else is responding to them...
03-21-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,147
Posted By cyclezen

Welcome to Bike Forums Kunoichi ! Apprehension...

Welcome to Bike Forums Kunoichi !
Apprehension is very common to starting to ride; that feeling will come, but don;t let it dominate you.
As noted by Martianone, the small steps for introduction...
03-21-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,147
Posted By prj71

There is nothing fun about falling on a mountain...

There is nothing fun about falling on a mountain bike or road bike.

The only fun I've had falling on a bike is the fat bike...because it's a soft landing in the snow.
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