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07-17-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,258
Posted By fredlord

I see what you did there.

I see what you did there.
04-15-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 919
Posted By livedarklions

I always love seeing setups I know I'd hate...

I always love seeing setups I know I'd hate working for someone else, it's part of the charm of talking about bicycles.
Forum: Touring
03-11-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,016
Posted By Fuji1986

Where did my thread go? (Probably where rim-brake...

Where did my thread go? (Probably where rim-brake touring bikes went.)
Forum: Touring
03-11-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,016
Posted By IPassGas

After I work on our bikes when off the ground....

After I work on our bikes when off the ground. The last thing I do as standard practice is to place the bike on the ground, put a bit of my weight on it, loosen the QR and then tighten the QR. Often,...
03-07-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,418
Posted By mstateglfr

I enjoyed the drought this past month.

I enjoyed the drought this past month.
03-02-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,653
Posted By caloso

How about a handlebar-mounted EMP generator to...

How about a handlebar-mounted EMP generator to fry the cell phone of the next driver I see texting while driving.
03-01-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,381
Posted By SurferRosa

I believe those are the three things you are to...

I believe those are the three things you are to toss in the garbage when they're left on the floor after you move your bikes out of the room.
Forum: Touring
02-27-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By phtomita

https://ride.lezyne.com/collections/hand-pumps-hig...

https://ride.lezyne.com/collections/hand-pumps-high-volume-trail/products/1-mp-mfdr-v204hv
but I got this one, not cheap - it is a mini floor pump, so very easy to use.
02-23-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I think the cage's inner plate being upside down...

I think the cage's inner plate being upside down has something to do with the problem... Remove it and reinstall right side up and get back to us with your findings. Andy
02-23-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,124
Posted By mack_turtle

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01-23-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,585
Posted By Gresp15C

LOL, I missed that week taking care of a relative.

LOL, I missed that week taking care of a relative.
01-23-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,951
Posted By canklecat

"Fork's bent": The fork is fine. We're just...

"Fork's bent": The fork is fine. We're just trolling.

"The fork looks bent": The fork looks bent.
01-20-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,533
Posted By Sy Reene

Maybe the issue is that a rightful owner of a...

Maybe the issue is that a rightful owner of a bike, has nowhere to register their serial number, or didn't do this when they bought the bike XX years ago? So a prospective 'buyer' comes along, asks...
12-22-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,275
Posted By AlmostTrick

Looking down at the tire from the riding position...

Looking down at the tire from the riding position the tread forms an "arrow" that should point forward.
12-16-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,657
Posted By Maelochs

A little strip of back-to-back velcro would also...

A little strip of back-to-back velcro would also work. Or any other method you might choose to lengthen the seat strap.

I fear, though ... that the bag is not sufficiently aero.
12-09-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,340
Posted By Rolla

I think brifter sounds stupid too, but so do a...

I think brifter sounds stupid too, but so do a lot of words. At least its meaning is clear. Race mechanics and shop rats aren't the arbiters of cycling lingo.
12-09-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,340
Posted By livedarklions

No way I'm typing out "road brake/shift levers"...

No way I'm typing out "road brake/shift levers" just to indulge your pet peeve. Brifter is a lot shorter and people know what I mean.
11-17-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,834
Posted By Trevtassie

Glitter is a fairly considerable source of...

Glitter is a fairly considerable source of microplastics in the environment. Gotta be something better than glitter....
11-03-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,546
Posted By tyrion

I've beaten many old bikes.

I've beaten many old bikes.
10-24-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By 05 fuji

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10-22-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,515
Posted By downtube42

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​​​​​I like the color match look. Buddy flaps are a PNW must have.
10-22-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By indyfabz

Why would you be getting a box for a bike you are...

Why would you be getting a box for a bike you are purchasing from far away? :fred:
10-18-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,231
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup, I would go fishing in Arizona Bay .... ...

Yup, I would go fishing in Arizona Bay ....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHcmnowjfrQ
10-16-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,187
Posted By REDMASTA

food

food
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By Gundo

Aerotech Design shorts have mesh side pockets....

Aerotech Design shorts have mesh side pockets. Decent shorts for a reasonable price.
07-19-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,965
Posted By shelbyfv

Only on the web....

Only on the web....
07-04-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,527
Posted By krecik

a couple records....

a couple records....
07-04-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By JohnDThompson

Are you certain the headset is the source? Have...

Are you certain the headset is the source? Have you checked handlebar/stem?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,981
Posted By Random11

I've only been riding for about 2 1/2 years. I...

I've only been riding for about 2 1/2 years. I was a runner for more than 50 years, but my knees couldn't take it any more. Almost constant knee pain. So I bought a bike. Hadn't ridden one in 40...
Forum: Touring
06-16-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By Piff

SalsaShark Those are fantastic pictures,...

SalsaShark

Those are fantastic pictures, thank you! I really like how you attached the bungee with the s-hook and the little handle. I think I'm going to copy your design, except use some s-hooks...
06-12-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,977
Posted By indyfabz

+2. When riding across the country unsupported we...

+2. When riding across the country unsupported we went into Iowa from the Browning, MN, area. Had some nasty grades in the state, and I don’t think we were in the worst part. Ended up in Davenport...
06-12-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,977
Posted By RoLo50312

I have lived in Iowa in Iowa for 15 years and...

I have lived in Iowa in Iowa for 15 years and lived in nine other states before Iowa. Florida was the flattest. For about half of my 15 years in Iowa I did a lot of work with elected officials. One...
06-12-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,977
Posted By phughes

Yeah, I love those comments about Iowa. Having...

Yeah, I love those comments about Iowa. Having grown up in Southeastern Iowa, I know there are plenty of hills there that are challenging especially with a loaded touring bike. Western Iowa near...
06-12-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,977
Posted By cyccommute

Hills east of the Rocky Mountains make up for...

Hills east of the Rocky Mountains make up for their lack of altitude by having attitude. They are kind of like attack chihuahua’s...little but damned mean!

Out here in the west, you may need a...
06-12-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,977
Posted By bikemig

+ 1 on this. There is some fine riding in NE IA,...

+ 1 on this. There is some fine riding in NE IA, SW WI, and SE MN. The hills can be unrelenting and steep.
06-09-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,187
Posted By Trakhak

If your bike still has a two-chainring setup, you...

If your bike still has a two-chainring setup, you might consider using the big ring with the middle sprockets rather than the small ring with the smallest sprockets. You'll get much more life out of...
06-04-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,267
Posted By SurferCyclist

Every cyclist needs to watch this.

An excellent video from Phil Gaimon and I agree entirely with it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDMdcC63Z0s
06-02-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,579
Posted By freeranger

Did the same on my chainstay-surprised how well...

Did the same on my chainstay-surprised how well the electrical tape has held up!
06-01-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,579
Posted By woodcraft

Piece of inner tube & bit of contact cement. ...

Piece of inner tube & bit of contact cement.


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05-30-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,242
Posted By Toadmeister

UPDATE! Completed a 58 mile gravel ride today, no...

UPDATE! Completed a 58 mile gravel ride today, no problemS!

except the nail in the rear tire, but that was quickly remedied. Tubeless and sealant did it’s job!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,256
Posted By znomit

Comfortable? COMFORTABLE? Do you even 41? ...

Comfortable? COMFORTABLE? Do you even 41?

Perhaps you should be posting in the touring forum, or the just-riding-down-to-the-shop-for-an-ice-cream forum.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,963
Posted By SethAZ

Dude took a great, perfectly serviceable bike and...

Dude took a great, perfectly serviceable bike and mummified it. In the prime of its life he decided it was too good to actually use, so he's going to bury it in a vault under Mt. Everest and throw...
Forum: Touring
05-13-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,523
Posted By Doug64

Yup, It did feel a little strange riding on it,...

Yup, It did feel a little strange riding on it, but I don't know why.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49891115126_90c4417f2b_b.jpg
05-11-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,543
Posted By 63rickert

This reminds me of a story about my Uncle Fred, a...

This reminds me of a story about my Uncle Fred, a working jazz guitarist. Worked constantly through his late 80s, only slowed down to 10 gigs a week when past 90. He had nice guitars. For example all...
05-02-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By OldBike876

Bleh. I sprayed it down to get it very clean,...

Bleh. I sprayed it down to get it very clean, compared it to that diagram, and the switch went on. Both cones were rounded off somehow. The last guy was apparantly a real man with a long wrench. One...
04-22-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 130,439
Posted By _ForceD_

This one is intact and functioning. ...

This one is intact and functioning.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/fef82d7a_0f2a_4830_90f5_72451cc3acf6_47eb1f3b084ac443a1605df80bdff1c78fd74023.jpeg

Next...
04-22-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 130,439
Posted By Slightspeed

This is the only pay phone I could find this...

This is the only pay phone I could find this morning, not really an enclosed booth, kind of a "boothette". As for the functioning part, well ...?...
04-17-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,193
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just scratch off the IZ and they'll leave you...

Just scratch off the IZ and they'll leave you alone out of pity.
04-15-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,449
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe they are taking cheap bikes and fitting...

Maybe they are taking cheap bikes and fitting them with shiny bars that can’t possibly be aluminum. Probably ti. That would justify inflated prices.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By TortoiseAvenger

NBD — Got the Kona

Thanks to everyone who helped me make my decision. Ultimately, I test drove everything, and waited a few days, and the Konda just felt the best. Was great to do business with Oak City Cycles in...
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