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07-22-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By drlogik

CJ3209, What others have done with two...

CJ3209,

What others have done with two wheels, some curves and color....
...
07-22-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By johbren

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07-17-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 50,345
Posted By tdipail

Some bikes in the garage over the last few years....

Some bikes in the garage over the last few years. They all easily handled my 270 for road and light trail riding EXCEPT for the last one
Jamis Dragon with a Salsa Fargo fork
...
07-17-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By wvridgerider

I would get a steel bike with a good, greatest of...

I would get a steel bike with a good, greatest of wheels. I like Surly, I have had a Karate Monkey for 9 years and I was an aggressive rider. I weighed 270 at that time, 290 now shamefully but it has...
07-16-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By DorkDisk

I see this geared towards the millions of old...

I see this geared towards the millions of old MTBs out there and converting them into trendy "gravel" bikes" as the 25.4 clamp means you can even run your old stem, as long as it is front loading....
07-16-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By travbikeman

Most likely not. Was just listing excuses to...

Most likely not. Was just listing excuses to keep me from buying more parts. :D
07-15-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,657
Posted By ultrarider7

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In the Sculpture Garden in Minneapolis, Minnesota
07-14-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 811
Posted By Korina

Coppi, thanks for putting your neck on the block...

Coppi, thanks for putting your neck on the block -- er, giving us the inside scoop.

The thing that has bothered me for a very long time is that 99.5% of non-custom bikes insist on putting long...
07-13-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By jaxgtr

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07-13-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 50,345
Posted By Rick

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Here is my Co-Motion extra heavy duty Pangea Rohloff bicycle. It took me five...
07-13-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 16,814
Posted By Beavis5220

Added a Ritchey carbon bar....600mm Flat....can't...

Added a Ritchey carbon bar....600mm Flat....can't tell a weight difference but does seem to absorb shocks better than stock bar......
07-12-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By zjrog

Let's see your Clyde Pain Caves

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07-12-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,368
Posted By indyfabz

He was fine. I was using the restroom and filling...

He was fine. I was using the restroom and filling up my water bottles at the guest house area of Husky Haven campground on the GAP in Rockwood, PA. The kitty lives across the street. A worker at the...
07-12-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By trainchaser

Wow, I need heart surgery, wasn't expecting that!

Oh the joys of getting old and then, older. I've been experiencing a bit of chest pain when riding faster or uphill, didn't think much of it at the time. On July 3rd I was on my way to get my 2nd...
07-12-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,657
Posted By jamesdak

Well I just finished up 10 days straight of...

Well I just finished up 10 days straight of riding, rotating bikes each day. So, in addition to the few shown above, here's more I what I ride over this period.
...
07-12-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,595
Posted By JohnDThompson

I recently came across a couple old jerseys of...

I recently came across a couple old jerseys of mine that fit just fine back in the 80s, but now they're too tight! What gives? I didn't think lycra would shrink just hanging in the closet, but what...
07-11-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8,015
Views: 2,513,107
Posted By Stetr24VW

It's done!!

'85 Peugeot P8 / 57cm
- Ultegra 6500 9 speed groupset
- 6500 BB (English thread)
- Tektro extra long reach calipers
- 6500 Hubs on Mavic CXP14 rims
- Custom "shorty" fenders (mostly to fill the...
07-11-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,707
Posted By Myster_G

To update: Decided on a Trek Checkpoint ALR 4 and...

To update: Decided on a Trek Checkpoint ALR 4 and have put 3000 km on it since receiving it in March. Very happy with my choice!
07-11-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 316
Posted By Leisesturm

Sigh. E-bikes have been around for a couple of...

Sigh. E-bikes have been around for a couple of decades now and are still being treated like a guilty pleasure. Something to 'outgrow'. Something to be a bit ashamed of needing. It matters. Why?...
07-10-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,734
Posted By Clyde1820

Assuming your riding position and your...

Assuming your riding position and your hindquarters are a good fit for the size, look at the Selle SMP Martin Touring or Selle SMP E-City saddles.

Have had the Martin Touring. It's wide for me,...
07-09-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,934
Posted By rsbob

When doing a hill climb on Zwift, a runner passes...

When doing a hill climb on Zwift, a runner passes you.

But in my 20s as a runner, I chased down a cyclist on a 8% 2mile grade and passed them. A moment which will live in infamy.
07-09-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,934
Posted By GlennR

Fixed for you.

Fixed for you.
07-09-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By IAmSam

Guess I ought to get my Early 8-speed Brifter...

Guess I ought to get my Early 8-speed Brifter Bike in on this, amirite?


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07-08-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7,687
Views: 2,525,530
Posted By sjanzeir

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07-08-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 50,345
Posted By mstateglfr

A recent build. '89 road frame contract built...

A recent build.
'89 road frame contract built by still unknown Japan company and recently powedercoated. Modern 5800 drivetrain and wheels. Innicycle headset to run modern stem and bars- created by...
07-07-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,368
Posted By indyfabz

Iíll see your puppy and raise you one impish...

Iíll see your puppy and raise you one impish kitty I met during a bike tour last year.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 777
Posted By popeye

Because Ultega hollowtech cranks were failing...

Because Ultega hollowtech cranks were failing quickly for some period of time. My old WIFE killed one in just over a year. The bonding fails and then they crack. I think they fixed this and is no...
07-07-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,849
Posted By terrymorse

Because it then becomes easy to compare different...

Because it then becomes easy to compare different bikes.

When you go for a medical checkup, do they weigh you wearing clothes, shoes, jacket, and carrying keys + wallet?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 777
Posted By Darth Lefty

Found this photo of a 6800 crank cutaway. This...

Found this photo of a 6800 crank cutaway. This puts more material on the leading and trailing edges and less on the sides, but being a tube it resists torsion better than an i-beam or solid beam....
07-06-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 192,422
Posted By Crankstank

No, just inspired by the artwork.

No, just inspired by the artwork.
07-06-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 254,092
Posted By scarlson

Thank you for the kind words. His whiskers used...

Thank you for the kind words.
His whiskers used to be all black. He started growing a white whisker on the left side about a year ago, and we thought it was a pretty punk thing to do. Then he got...
07-06-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,849
Posted By livedarklions

And? You pulled the sentence out of context--in...

And? You pulled the sentence out of context--in the same post, he actually showed his math and figured out he would gain 30 seconds over 100 miles of flat. You get no points for selectively quoting...
07-06-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,849
Posted By PeteHski

If you are a bike designer you will always be...

If you are a bike designer you will always be trading off weight vs durability within the constraints of your budget, however high or low that may be. So in that sense a heavier bike (of the same...
07-06-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 192,422
Posted By victorm

92 Stumpjumper

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07-06-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,849
Posted By livedarklions

If you assume away the costs, then it's a...

If you assume away the costs, then it's a no-brainer.
When are all other things equal, though? It doesn't really have anything to do with reality where weight choices will likely affect the prices...
07-06-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,849
Posted By PeteHski

Light, durable, cheap. You can only pick 2 of...

Light, durable, cheap. You can only pick 2 of those 3 things on one bike.
07-06-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,849
Posted By PeteHski

I'm not using a mental model. I'm using an...

I'm not using a mental model. I'm using an accurate detailed physics model which takes into account rolling resistance with weight. This predicts that bike weight is only really significant when...
07-05-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 254,092
Posted By johnnyace

This is Annabelle, actually our daughter's cat,...

This is Annabelle, actually our daughter's cat, but since our daughter lives with us, she qualifies. She belonged to a friend of our daughter who was moving out of the family home into an apartment,...
07-05-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 254,092
Posted By scarlson

Kitty died a few days after his 17th birthday. We...

Kitty died a few days after his 17th birthday. We knew he had inoperable, metastatic cancer, so we tried to give him the best last days we could.

We knew he had a weird affinity for strawberries....
07-04-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,657
Posted By jamesdak

I hear that sooooo much. Years ago I checked my...

I hear that sooooo much. Years ago I checked my daily bike logs and found that I was not any faster on my two C.F bikes (Madone 5.9 and Scott CR1 Pro) vs my vintage steel. The steel was just a fast...
07-04-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,368
Posted By 1oldtrackie

If you like Drag Racing cars then you may like my...

If you like Drag Racing cars then you may like my Blown Fuel Altered. It's the famous "Magic Muffler" Fiat that ran 1965 through 1968 here in southern Ca. The body is actually a 1948 Fiat Topolino...
07-03-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,582
Posted By repechage

Ya know, yesterday I was riding my Masi to the...

Ya know, yesterday I was riding my Masi to the auto parts store, there was a 2003 Honda accord just driving poorly, I decided to stop and let her get well ahead, then due to traffic she ended up...
07-02-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,610
Posted By indyfabz

As long as she did not defile her femininity with...

As long as she did not defile her femininity with lots of tattoos I am good with her performance. ;)
07-02-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 208,019
Posted By Kobe

I have been looking for a 750 or 790 in 23" at a...

I have been looking for a 750 or 790 in 23" at a reasonable price for years. When this '92 790 came up on FB marketplace I jumped on it even though it's going to need some work. The seller was asking...
07-02-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,538,444
Posted By blakcloud

I have posted my Rivendell previously but I also...

I have posted my Rivendell previously but I also have my Trek Domane that I use with different size wheels and tires.

Wheels and tires are 700 x 35 Rene Herse Jon Bon Pass Endurance casing. They...
07-01-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 208,019
Posted By DorkDisk

These are very similar to the very versatile...

These are very similar to the very versatile Surly Crosscheck (https://surlybikes.com/bikes/cross_check), but from the 90s and made in USA. Even weight is comparable; 5lbs for frame, 2lbs for fork.
...
07-01-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,487
Posted By Phil_gretz

Grammar is awesome.

Grammar is awesome.
06-30-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,849
Posted By JohnDThompson

Why not both wheels? Jimmy Osmond endorsed it, so...

Why not both wheels? Jimmy Osmond endorsed it, so it must be good!

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06-30-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,657
Posted By bikemig

1982 Peugeot PXN 10

I've been playing with the gearing a bit to get my 1982 Peugeot PXN 10 working so I can climb the local "hills." There aren't a lot of them and they're not too bad but some of the rides I do have a...
06-30-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,538,444
Posted By KJ43

Climbed Montebello Road in Cupertino. This was...

Climbed Montebello Road in Cupertino. This was taken at the top of Black Mountain.
...
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