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07-20-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,336
Posted By Whitecoyote

Wabi Special ...

Wabi Special

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07-16-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By Broctoon

Iíve posted pics of this one before, but itís...

Iíve posted pics of this one before, but itís like a new bike with some recent changes Iíve made.

Previously used a bullhorn bar and carbon rims with 23mm tires. I still have those parts, but I...
07-05-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 998
Posted By Mikefule

Mainly psychology. If you slack off on a fixed,...

Mainly psychology. If you slack off on a fixed, the bike lets you know that it's noticed. At the same ratio and the same cadence, the speed will be the same. However, there is no "flywheel effect'...
06-17-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,907
Posted By Bald Paul

That low sun angle is one of the reasons I...

That low sun angle is one of the reasons I dislike riding when the sun is rising or setting. It can blind a lot of drivers, and although there probably aren't many out on the roads at that time of...
06-17-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,907
Posted By PeteHski

I never ride close to sunrise or sunset. Too much...

I never ride close to sunrise or sunset. Too much risk of being hit by a sun-blinded driver on our narrow rural roads. Only the other day I was reading about a local fatality where that was deemed to...
06-16-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7,687
Views: 2,525,575
Posted By Brambo

Canyon Roadlite CF 8.0 ...

Canyon Roadlite CF 8.0
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06-15-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By passive jay

My first bike in 37 years

Hello! Last rode a bike when I was 11, I turn 48 in a couple of months.

This is my sidewalk cruiser.

It started life as a cheap Genesis beach cruiser. I like the bike because it is one of the...
06-13-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7,687
Views: 2,525,575
Posted By Smokinapankake

So I picked up this 1990 Bianchi Axis cyclocross...

So I picked up this 1990 Bianchi Axis cyclocross bike from my local bike collective a few weeks ago for a steal of a price. It had a wicked bend in the handlebars but was otherwise very nice:
...
06-08-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,704
Posted By JohnDThompson

There's usually a good supply of old-school bike...

There's usually a good supply of old-school bike shoes for use with slotted cleats on e.g. eBay, often at decent prices since slotted cleats are so unfashionable now. They'll have the stiff sole you...
06-01-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By bykemike

Getting my 2009 Cannondale Capo dialed in and out...

Getting my 2009 Cannondale Capo dialed in and out test riding this past week.

This is it sitting at the top of the local 65' bridge on the way back to my car after a 40 mile ride. I am running...
05-10-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,960
Posted By bykemike

My Capo arrived today, about noon. In two hours...

My Capo arrived today, about noon. In two hours I stripped everything off it, cleaned the frame put on the new wheelset and set of Sram Red brakes. Ordering up a new seat post, seat, fork, already...
05-10-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By EnzoRWD

enjoying some spring weather up in WI ...

enjoying some spring weather up in WI
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05-10-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,373
Posted By bykemike

I've made the decision to ride single speed all...

I've made the decision to ride single speed all the time I am in Florida. This has been about 5 months now and so far, so good. I had a bit of a break through this past weekend when I tried my first...
05-08-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By ethet

2019 Rinsei Lab Keirin

Ah, Spring... Glorious spring. That time when we fiddle the most with our bicycles and possibly update/upgrade every contact point of our favorite one for the coming year (if we/they are lucky)......
05-02-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 995
Posted By phughes

I always simply wear tires out, then replace....

I always simply wear tires out, then replace. Saddles are more important to me. I do prefer specific tires, but I hate throwing away a perfectly good tire. If the tire is really riding rough, check...
04-28-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By EnzoRWD

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04-23-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 691,811
Posted By Rolla

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04-23-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 691,811
Posted By PIFFLE

Blocked my calendar Friday morning to cruise...

Blocked my calendar Friday morning to cruise Jedidiah Smith Memorial Trail with a buddy. 30 minutes out, smoke a joint, another 30 minutes, finish the joint, then blast back in 30 minutes at all out...
04-23-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By SJX426

Picked this up a few years ago as a frame set...

Picked this up a few years ago as a frame set with headset, brakes, crankset and stuck seat post for $50. The stash burped up the stem, handlbar, tape, brake leavers, post, and saddle. The wallet...
04-19-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7,687
Views: 2,525,575
Posted By DorkDisk

That's a nice looking bike. But the person who...

That's a nice looking bike. But the person who assembled it knows or cares nothing about proper cabling. Once you get your fit dialed and you have some time, I'd suggest taking it back to the shop...
04-12-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By peterjcb

First single speed since I was a kid...

I'm almost 70 but I'm a long time distance marathon runner. I haven't really been on a bike very much in many years. This week I wanted to just get back to simple basics so I picked up a Priority Ace...
04-12-21, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 421,615
Posted By Rolla

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04-11-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 25,264
Posted By drlogik

I rode my Wabi Classic on an 8-miler around my...

I rode my Wabi Classic on an 8-miler around my area of town. Beautiful day except for the crazy high pollen count.
...
04-06-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By Senrab62

Today's ride

Needs a bath. Heavy with the s3x wheelset (heavy, but indestructible) but rides smooth and perfect for hillier terrain. The weight doesn't impact average speed that I have noticed too much. Columbus...
03-26-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By Senrab62

Maintenance ride. Shooting for 80+ a week. Old...

Maintenance ride. Shooting for 80+ a week. Old man ****. Still not sure on components. Have a different saddle tI need to install, and looking for a different front caliper option.

Crusty and...
03-25-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By Yelbom15

My Cinelli Caleido. Finished my first century on...

My Cinelli Caleido. Finished my first century on her(bull bars in background were definitely equipped for that one).
...
03-23-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,883
Posted By Rolla

Then why did you start a thread asking about hill...

Then why did you start a thread asking about hill climbing?



I would never use crankarms that long on a fixed gear bike. When you lean the bike into a corner while your legs are spinning...
03-22-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By StirFry

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03-14-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By momoman

veganbikes, you are correct about the Phil Woods....

veganbikes, you are correct about the Phil Woods. I just polished them recently. They have plenty of bling. I plan to ride both set of wheels. I may end up with yet another set of wheels for my...
03-14-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,170
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Update 3/14/21 Been swapping around some...

Update 3/14/21

Been swapping around some parts this winter. Just took it out yesterday for the first time this year as the roads are finally dry!
...
03-05-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By ethet

2013 Interpro Keirin

I began searching for a Korean keirin frame last summer (https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/1206033-source-korean-keirin-frames.html) and finally found a suitable one this January: A...
03-04-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By P.L.Jensen

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(above) Rockin' and rollin' this for 50 years now
I paid $125 for...
02-28-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By ZIPP2001

Dusted off the Road Bike !

I spend my winter riding my trails bikes out on the groomed trails in my old neighborhood. But the last couple of days the temps have been in the upper 30's so I wanted to avoid the trails for a bit....
02-27-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,439
Posted By blakcloud

Speedway2, the bike looks great. Glad everything...

Speedway2, the bike looks great. Glad everything worked out for you. The tough part is waiting for our Canadian winter to end!
02-25-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,439
Posted By veganbikes

You looking fine. Just FYI for best results use...

You looking fine. Just FYI for best results use uncoated polished cables that coating can come off and gum things up a bit but don't toss them, use them they will be fine for now!
02-16-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By seau grateau

The roads finally melted enough to go for a ride....

The roads finally melted enough to go for a ride. And this is gonna be my only bike again pretty soon...
...
02-15-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By oouellette

2018 Kilo WT

Not a 2021 photo, but the 2021 version of my Kilo WT.
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02-15-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,452
Posted By StirFry

What I ordered ...

What I ordered
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...vs what I...
02-14-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By speed king

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02-11-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By PIFFLE

Don't want to overshare this pic but, hey, that's...

Don't want to overshare this pic but, hey, that's what this thread's for ;o
...
02-07-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7,687
Views: 2,525,575
Posted By na53

New to me 2008 Jamis Coda Sport! Converted to 1x....

New to me 2008 Jamis Coda Sport! Converted to 1x. Thinking about putting drops on it...
...
02-06-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By P.L.Jensen

I bought this PX-10E in 1971 when I was in high...

I bought this PX-10E in 1971 when I was in high school in Hayward, California... Got it from the original owner for $125... I was making $2.10 an hour at the time at my after school job...It, like...
02-02-21, 01:01 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By Rolla

New for 2021. WTP Avenger 27.5 ...

New for 2021. WTP Avenger 27.5


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01-30-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By jay4usc

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01-25-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,169
Posted By surveyor6

I'm sure you can do it, Speedway. You have all...

I'm sure you can do it, Speedway. You have all winter to figure it out!
You will know your way around your new bike much better than a rider that took delivery of a fully assembled bike.
01-25-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 421,615
Posted By Cruiser2112

I did it again...

I couldnít pass at the opportunity to pick up this one-off frame designed by Anthony Hobbs (Flying Machine Bike Co.) & built by none other than Robert Belyea, founder of HBBC & now HB Cruisers.
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01-16-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,705
Posted By franswa

Sold it

Not remorseful really but just miss looking at it. Iíll have another singles speed at some point Iím sure.

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01-07-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,316
Posted By ethet

2019 Rinsei Lab Keirin

My beloved Rinsei Lab keirin bike...
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01-06-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,138
Posted By downtube42

I've been around 60 years; that's undeniable. I'm...

I've been around 60 years; that's undeniable. I'm as old as I am.

I have a hard time relating to people my age, don't do most of the things people my age do, don't look how most people my age...
12-27-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,316
Posted By PIFFLE

next iteration...

Updated the Big Block gravel build after couple months on Sacramento's river trails:

Swapped:
SRAM PC-1 chain, 2x Roubaix 700x32 tires, Zipp Service Course 70 XPLR drop bar, Yoshida Champ Best...
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