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06-23-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,769
Posted By Recycled Cycler

Pics. It was pretty ugly, even for an Indy Fab,...

Pics. It was pretty ugly, even for an Indy Fab, when I got it. New handlebars and bar tape, new chain, new cassette, removed chain stay plastic protector with insects and crap melded to it (yuck)....
06-23-22, 10:04 AM
06-22-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,164
Posted By KPREN

None of the above, but she did not know that. She...

None of the above, but she did not know that. She thought I was homeless due to life's problems. A little pizzazz with a straight face is all in good fun with an idiot. .
I was on a 750 mile local...
06-19-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,769
Posted By Classtime

I was only promoting the idea that cyclists who...

I was only promoting the idea that cyclists who prefer steel are less likely to replace their current favorite rider at any point in time. Iím glad you guys are keeping the bike shops open so I can...
06-16-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,164
Posted By masonv45

What's the stupidest thing a motorist has told you?

Was riding down a 2 lane - well maintained country roadway with little traffic. Straight for over a mile. A truck pulled up beside me and the driver told me I couldn't ride on that road. Why? ...
06-02-22, 05:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 828
Posted By Koyote

That really depends on the activity.

That really depends on the activity.
06-01-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 826
Posted By prj71

Agreed. I will never have an electronic...

Agreed. I will never have an electronic drivetrain.
06-01-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 826
Posted By Rolla

Being at the mercy of software, errant wiring,...

Being at the mercy of software, errant wiring, firmware updates, and battery charging is either an argument for owning a second bike or against electronic drivetrains, or both.
05-30-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,105
Posted By Airfehr

I have a Bike Hand and am super happy with it....

I have a Bike Hand and am super happy with it. Light enough I throw it in the car on multi day trips. I'm sure the Park Tool stands are a better quality tool. Never had a PT stand but I do have a few...
05-07-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 23,485
Posted By rydabent

That is something that doesnt even cross my mind...

That is something that doesnt even cross my mind with I ride. My "kit" consists of $15 rugby shorts, and the $15 T-shirt that is on top of the pile in my dresser drawer. Setting here I know my...
05-02-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,688
Posted By jackb

People who design products need something to do...

People who design products need something to do all day, so they work on new designs whether or not those designs are needed or not. As a result, our daily lives have become ever more complicated. ...
05-01-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,688
Posted By wolfchild

I drive a rear wheel drive pick up here in...

I drive a rear wheel drive pick up here in Canada and never been stuck yet...Also no bluetooth and no power windows and no infotainment system to distract me.... I LOL at people who purchase 4x4...
04-25-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,688
Posted By Jrasero

I am still not sold on electronic shifting. I...

I am still not sold on electronic shifting. I have tried and and it's great just not "x" amount of $ better IMO and the hassle of charging yet another device. Cycling has massive diminishing...
04-23-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 69,610
Views: 11,299,602
Posted By SoCaled

"I'm assuming the frame was converted to a...

"I'm assuming the frame was converted to a headless design? which I assume can easily be converted back? Did you keep the original quill stem when you made the conversion?" - Rekmeyata

Not mine...
04-23-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,683
Posted By Ubie

Off topic, but we used to have an older gentleman...

Off topic, but we used to have an older gentleman near me growing up that hated squirrels. After the Dept of Fish and Wildlife told him in no uncertain terms picking them off with a .22 was not...
04-22-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By msu2001la

Shimano sells rim brake versions of all of their...

Shimano sells rim brake versions of all of their road groupsets. I'm not sure why people in this thread keep claiming otherwise.

As far as I know, the only road groupset that is disc-brake only is...
04-22-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,109
Posted By livedarklions

Calling the bus driver an idiot is BS. If you...

Calling the bus driver an idiot is BS. If you watch the video, it's quite clear that the bus door is well into the breakdown lane and the car is halfway off the road bed when she passed. There's no...
04-22-22, 04:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By seypat

Just my opinion, but newer group sets aren't...

Just my opinion, but newer group sets aren't getting more attractive. Just the opposite.
04-08-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,688
Posted By cyclezen

after 58 + yrs of being dedicated to the act and...

after 58 + yrs of being dedicated to the act and lifestyle of cycling (not the only thing...) and still owning a bunch of old crappage which I hold purely for the memories involved - I see nothing...
04-08-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,688
Posted By tkamd73

Back to the OPs question, tubeless tires,...

Back to the OPs question, tubeless tires, hydraulic brakes, and anything that requires a battery, that isn’t a light, or my phone.
Tim
04-04-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,586
Posted By FBOATSB

I quit being a cyclist to become a biker then I...

I quit being a cyclist to become a biker then I quit being a biker to become a cager. Then I came back around to being a cyclist/cager hybrid, AKA old rail trail codger.
03-25-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By HillRider

Apparently there was quite a lot going on while...

Apparently there was quite a lot going on while you weren't looking. :(
03-08-22, 01:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,360
Posted By Camilo

I think the concern is over blown if not...

I think the concern is over blown if not non-existent relative to any other seat post.

Both Litespeed and Lynskey (The only two I'm familiar with) sell titanium seat posts for their titanium bikes...
02-08-22, 04:52 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 64,030
Posted By PeteHski

Like most things, bikes are very much a game of...

Like most things, bikes are very much a game of diminishing returns for their cost. I find there are huge gains going from low-end to mid-range gear. But once you get to Deore XT component level...
01-31-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By veganbikes

I probably wouldn't pay that much for that bike,...

I probably wouldn't pay that much for that bike, it is a low end road style bike and was not a great bike when it came out. It cost $650 brand new 16 years ago. Without seeing the bike it is always...
04-29-21, 04:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,704
Posted By Paul Barnard

I don't know of any states that imbue cyclists...

I don't know of any states that imbue cyclists with "rights." The question is does your state law allow that kind of pass? Have you mentioned what state you are in and have you read your cycling...
04-28-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,704
Posted By Clyde1820

^ This. Patience is a virtue. There's good...

^ This.

Patience is a virtue. There's good reason for that saying existing.

Being "non-virtuous" in a vehicle situation on public roads can be a deadly thing.

Far safer, more transparent...
04-28-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,762
Posted By Melvang

I think that would be to much of a vintage look...

I think that would be to much of a vintage look for this bike. Nothing against it, just not the right style.
04-26-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,713
Posted By Rolla

Wouldn't this all be easier if you just contacted...

Wouldn't this all be easier if you just contacted Lezyne instead of going fishing here? They have a website, you know.

Floor pump parts: https://ride.lezyne.com/collections/floor-pumps-accessories...
04-23-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,428
Posted By Ironfish653

Yes, Microshift is relatively comparable to...

Yes, Microshift is relatively comparable to Shimano. They don't make really high-end stuff like Ultegra and Dura-Ace, but what they do make is very good, and well regarded for the money. Sort of...
04-18-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,868
Posted By Crankycrank

I recommend buying the tools as you need them....

I recommend buying the tools as you need them. Many of the kits I've seen either have tools you'll never use or don't have a couple that you will and quality can vary of tools from the same kit. I...
11-12-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 17,369
Posted By iab

But you have absolutely no power meter evidence...

But you have absolutely no power meter evidence to back your claim. It is an extraordinary easy experiment to conduct. Yet no manufacturer has done it and the reason is obvious. Average TdF speed...
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