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09-15-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,328
Posted By mschwett

nice! very rich colors in the first one. the...

nice! very rich colors in the first one. the RX100 series is very capable and very compact!
09-03-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,208
Posted By Phil_gretz

Being struck by, or crashing into, a car whose...

Being struck by, or crashing into, a car whose driver didn't expect a rider coming from a sidewalk into an intersection is your bike's biggest danger. This is especially true if you are riding...
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By ilovehelmets

Great suggestions all. Ended up getting a drop...

Great suggestions all. Ended up getting a drop bar mirror and really love it.
06-28-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,954
Posted By 79pmooney

This isn't about you. The moderators are for the...

This isn't about you. The moderators are for the most part, volunteers who have to deal with massive amounts of spam and posters with no intent to improve this place. This is to to filter that and...
06-15-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,204
Posted By Rolla

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06-03-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,918
Posted By franswa

There were many sizes in stock in the first week...

There were many sizes in stock in the first week of May and currently have sizes 54 and 66 available right now. I was fortunate enough to get one in my size. Unfortunately, the carbon forks with rack...
06-02-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 16,268
Posted By dwmckee

Good article: Global Bicycle Production Hit By...

Good article: Global Bicycle Production Hit By Supply Chain Delay | J99news...
05-26-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,918
Posted By ksryder

At this point whatever is in stock.

At this point whatever is in stock.
05-25-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,918
Posted By dwmckee

Your dream gravel bike

Okay, there has not been much here to read lately so I'll throw in a topic for conversation. If cost and parts availability were no option, what is your dream gravel bike? I'll put mine out there...
05-22-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,711
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

I used to think carbon might not be a good choice...

I used to think carbon might not be a good choice for gravel bikes but now I think it might be a good choice.
01-14-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 33,861
Posted By csrpenfab

My backup gravel bike is a flat-bar Trek FX6S. ...

My backup gravel bike is a flat-bar Trek FX6S. It's now got tubeless Schwalbe 38c G1's and does pretty well on the gravel. It's not quite as nimble as my main gravel bike (Niner RDO RLT9), but it...
01-12-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,568
Posted By Hypno Toad

I'm jumping over a lot of posts ... but the point...

I'm jumping over a lot of posts ... but the point was made right away, there's not enough info in the OP.

That said, as a rider that has a couple AL frames, a couple steel (& N+1 for '21 will be...
08-18-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,175
Posted By DrIsotope

All of my lenses are prescription, so they are...

All of my lenses are prescription, so they are not optional. The fact that they stop bees from striking me in the cornea at 25mph is just a nice bonus.
07-29-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,476
Posted By leo95se

New specialized diverge evo flat bar :)

hot off the presses!
just got the new comp model.
Definitely an interesting bike. I hope this is the right forum to post!

In the small size. As equipped, it weighs 23lbs. After 20mins of riding...
07-15-20, 02:40 AM
Replies: 1,544
Views: 303,228
Posted By jbchybridrider

Just from cruise down the road at home only 6km...

Just from cruise down the road at home only 6km roads are all gravel here.
...
03-02-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 18,781
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If you're in California, you're already in grave...

If you're in California, you're already in grave danger of cleaving off into the Pacific, at which point you will become a sovereign nation, and the rest of America will utter a collective sigh of...
Replies: 22
Views: 3,766
Posted By Machka

True ... but ... I meant one of these...

True ... but ...

I meant one of these organisations/associations ... Randonneur Links (http://www.randonneurs.bc.ca/links/links.html) See the list of National Associations. There are over 40...
01-13-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5,050
Views: 3,560,558
Posted By MAGAIVER

Cernunnos Touro, a handbuilt steel bike with an...

Cernunnos Touro, a handbuilt steel bike with an aluminum fork painted to match.
Made in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.
Shimano Sora R3000 drivetrain with a Deore 9 speed rear derailleur.
Salsa...
12-14-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,795
Posted By dualresponse

Just bought a 2019 diverge. So far, so good. Like...

Just bought a 2019 diverge. So far, so good. Like others, biggest concern is the "future shock". I've owned a bunch of softride flex stems, and forks, and I'm well aware how something so simple can...
11-18-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,834
Posted By DarKris

Update: got my 650b wheels in. They’re 30mm wide...

Update: got my 650b wheels in. They’re 30mm wide internally and the 1.9 Gravelking SKs measures around 52mm at 40-45PSI. Should probably stretch a bit but even so the clearance is phenomenal.
...
11-05-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,140
Posted By chas58

The cyclo-cross vs gravel conundrum: understanding the differences

I couple of years ago, I was struggling to understand the differences between CX and Gravel bikes. Its easy to see how the specs are different, but I wanted to know how do they really ride.

This...
Forum: Commuting
10-25-19, 11:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,078
Posted By Machka

Shower at home, quick ride to work, baby wipes at...

Shower at home, quick ride to work, baby wipes at work.
10-17-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,683
Posted By Hypno Toad

Thank you to all the everyone for feedback and...

Thank you to all the everyone for feedback and thoughts. I created a kinda MacGyver solution using mounting parts I had laying around. The result is mostly successful, allowing me to get some selfie...
10-13-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By speedevil

If you're looking for a shock-absorbing stem,...

If you're looking for a shock-absorbing stem, there is one available. It's called Redshift Shockstop (https://redshiftsports.com/shockstop-suspension-stem). There are many reviews for it - google...
10-12-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,537
Posted By wipekitty

I started riding primarily for transportation...

I started riding primarily for transportation (and most of my transportation is still by bike). Eventually, I discovered that it was fun to go explore other roads when I didn't have to be anywhere,...
10-11-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,688
Posted By katsup

From the 2019 Vaya build kit ...

From the 2019 Vaya build kit

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Forum: Commuting
10-11-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,293
Posted By scaldin

Commuting rituals?

Anyone else have any little rituals you do to keep you in the present moment?
This past year I made a decision to appreciate my commute. After you've been doing it for awhile, you tend to gloss over...
10-11-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,190
Posted By 55murray

Dog chase with a twist

So this starts off typically, rural road on a nice straightaway no hills or intersections. Two large black German Shepherds roll out of the yard at full speed and it is on. I was not too worried...
Forum: Commuting
09-30-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,914
Posted By blackieoneshot

Show me your hacks

What bike related hack, bodge, or modification have you made this year? I discovered that my Abus 685 lock (6mm links, 76cm length) just barely fits in my Zefal bottle cage container. It’s been a...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,155
Posted By Papa Tom

Daytime Lights: Best Thing I Ever Did

For anyone on the fence about whether to add daytime lights to your commuter, I just want to say that mine have added a much, much better sense of security to my rides, both to and from work. People...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,940
Posted By Steely Dan

For the first time in 12 years, I had a riding companion on this morning's commute

throughout my entire bike commuting career, i've always been a solo-rider.

not for any real particular reason, it's just the way it's always been.

then this morning, my wife asked if she could...
09-18-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,939
Posted By 79pmooney

I'm guessing you have never had one step out from...

I'm guessing you have never had one step out from in front of a van mid-block. Or maybe you have powers of anticipation I was not gifted with.
09-13-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,068
Posted By Tombaatar

They got the post out. The tube was a totally...

They got the post out. The tube was a totally mangled mess. They gave me a "take off" seat post from a new bike that upgraded, charged me 45 for labor and 40 for a new quick release clamp.
This...
08-25-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5,050
Views: 3,560,558
Posted By Brooke1687

I took my Checkpoint in for the first tune up...

I took my Checkpoint in for the first tune up last month, and asked them if they could make some adjustments to the reach on my gears. They ended up swapping out the handle bars completely. It’s such...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,117
Posted By Korina

Awful, not funny joke: Q: What's the...

Awful, not funny joke:

Q: What's the difference between a bike path and a bike lane?

A: One's for walking your dog, the other's for parking your car.
08-16-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,889
Posted By zpl

Shimano GRX subcompact crankset and FD upgrade report

I knew within the first few rides that I was going to want to switch to a subcompact crank on my 2020 Trek Checkpoint ALR5, which comes stock with a 105 R7000 drivetrain and compact 50/34 crank. I've...
06-12-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 25,395
Posted By mstateglfr

My hierarchy- I get the bike that fits me...

My hierarchy-
I get the bike that fits me best.
-if both fit the same, then...-
I get the bike that can fit bigger tires to either use bigger tires or have clearance since both are important....
05-29-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,690
Posted By rosefarts

You told your wife what a bike costs? Mods,...

You told your wife what a bike costs?

Mods, move this thread to the beginners forum.
Replies: 62
Views: 25,335
Posted By perspiration

New bike day

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 242,040
Posted By robbyville

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12-19-18, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5,050
Views: 3,560,558
Posted By Brooke1687

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/e4ee8aee_f87b_4d3a_9579_bca3af5e4f1c_ca25afff0ae88365ee4eab89edf0c9eb0fcb37c7.jpegMerry Christmas to me. Checkpoint AL4 in the...
10-24-14, 04:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,878
Posted By t x

I can confirm that you will climb faster if you...

I can confirm that you will climb faster if you sing the Love Hime song.
04-29-14, 10:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,224
Posted By no1mad

Well... -If you're riding on the roads (even...

Well...

-If you're riding on the roads (even crappy ones) or other improved surface, they aren't needed.
-They rob power while pedaling, so you don't go as fast.
-Added weight, so again slows...
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