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01-14-22, 03:22 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,268
Posted By Lazyass

You need to send your complaint to the Chinese...

You need to send your complaint to the Chinese Communist Party.
01-11-22, 03:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By Lazyass

Every prebuilt 27 inch wheelset I've seen are all...

Every prebuilt 27 inch wheelset I've seen are all heavy lower end wheels with straight gauge spokes and cheaper hubs. I have an '86 Univega Nuovo Sport and this year I'm going to upgrade it to an...
01-11-22, 02:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 970
Posted By Lazyass

I'd keep it as is except switch to a modern...

I'd keep it as is except switch to a modern Sunrace freewheel with ramped teeth. Shifting is 100x better, especially with friction shifters. Goes into gear much quicker and less fumbling around with...
01-11-22, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 274,856
Posted By Lazyass

I tried cleaning my rims with a dremel/brass...

I tried cleaning my rims with a dremel/brass wheel and the glue got clogged up in the brass. Kept having to stop and pick it out until it finally got clogged up beyond repair. That was a fail.
01-11-22, 02:32 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,164
Posted By Lazyass

I've never understood the attraction of riding a...

I've never understood the attraction of riding a gravel road, but gravel bikes are more evolved compared to CX mainly by the geometry. They're long, low and slow steering for stability on gravel....
01-11-22, 02:24 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,490
Posted By Lazyass

Well yeah, I assume everyone rides with a spare....

Well yeah, I assume everyone rides with a spare. But sealant in a tube is the same as sealant in a tubeless tire but I don't think many people carry a spare tubeless tire. Being able to fold up a...
01-10-22, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By Lazyass

Good luck with that. I had some Onza's in like...

Good luck with that. I had some Onza's in like '95 and they were horrible pedals.
01-10-22, 02:13 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,490
Posted By Lazyass

Why on earth not? Worked for me, I was back...

Why on earth not? Worked for me, I was back riding in five minutes.
01-08-22, 02:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,521
Posted By Lazyass

It wasn't my bike, it was for sale. I don't even...

It wasn't my bike, it was for sale. I don't even remember it.
01-05-22, 02:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,057
Posted By Lazyass

Generally, a cable housing cutter is good for...

Generally, a cable housing cutter is good for cutting cable housing.
12-31-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,242
Posted By Lazyass

I don't really pay attention to calculators...

I don't really pay attention to calculators created by who knows who, I've been riding for awhile now. Probably longer than whoever made the calculator. If I had a problem with pinch flats I would...
12-30-21, 02:31 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,107
Posted By Lazyass

When your grandchild sees a land line telephone...

When your grandchild sees a land line telephone and asks what it is. That happened yesterday. And when someone calls a bike made in 2008 "vintage". Read that on a sale ad.
12-30-21, 02:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,242
Posted By Lazyass

@ 165lbs

@ 165lbs
12-30-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,242
Posted By Lazyass

A smaller tire size has never really made me feel...

A smaller tire size has never really made me feel "uncomfortable". I read about people saying they get physically beat up and, I assume, feel pain and I just can't relate to it.
12-29-21, 02:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By Lazyass

Damn you're lucky. 90 years old, you've had her...

Damn you're lucky. 90 years old, you've had her your whole life. Can't even imagine that, my mom died when I was 11 :(

Those gloves are very cool, though.
12-29-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 765
Posted By Lazyass

I bought a set of HS33's in the 90's when they...

I bought a set of HS33's in the 90's when they first came out. I loved them. I wish they had become more popular for road bikes. It would have been nice if Shimano had gone that direction with their...
12-29-21, 02:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By Lazyass

A tip to prevent cables from fraying in the...

A tip to prevent cables from fraying in the future: After you cut them to length and before you install the end cap, put a drop of super glue on it.
12-29-21, 02:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,242
Posted By Lazyass

I have my 23's at 75/85 psi. I'm fine even on my...

I have my 23's at 75/85 psi. I'm fine even on my chipseal roads.
12-29-21, 02:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,242
Posted By Lazyass

Listen, man. I gave my opinion based on my...

Listen, man. I gave my opinion based on my experience. For instance, my Swobo Accomplice that came brand new with 42's and now has 23's. I don't expect everyone to have the same opinion as me and I...
12-28-21, 03:14 AM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,161,729
Posted By Lazyass

2 Bikes -...

2 Bikes - $200https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/d/mineral-springs-bikes/7425400972.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00b0b_d3BRaCuMEdfz_0t20CI_1200x900.jpg
...
12-28-21, 03:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,242
Posted By Lazyass

23's on an aluminum frame are fine unless you're...

23's on an aluminum frame are fine unless you're pumping them up to 120 psi or something crazy or riding the cobblestones of France. They're light, responsive and feel good climbing and sprinting....
12-26-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,794
Posted By Lazyass

I ordered from them many times when I lived in NJ...

I ordered from them many times when I lived in NJ and had no issues. You ordered at the absolute worst time of the year AND it's across an ocean. If I had placed an overseas order 14 days before...
12-25-21, 02:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,242
Posted By Lazyass

It's a nice triple butted frame. Not sure if it's...

It's a nice triple butted frame. Not sure if it's actually hand made in Italy or if they're outsourcing to the Chinese Communist Party like everyone else. If they are then you're just paying for the...
12-25-21, 02:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,924
Posted By Lazyass

One that fits properly and functions perfectly...

One that fits properly and functions perfectly and preferably has tubular tires.
12-25-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,490
Posted By Lazyass

I sew with dental floss. I cut the old threads...

I sew with dental floss. I cut the old threads with a little thread cutter thing that came in a small military sewing kit.

When doing my last repair I glued the base tape back on with some fabric...
12-25-21, 02:25 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,490
Posted By Lazyass

I don't even bother pre gluing my spares anymore....

I don't even bother pre gluing my spares anymore. Either way I'm going to take it easy riding it home, it's not coming off.
12-25-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,635
Posted By Lazyass

Interesting. Wonder if the OP actually spent a...

Interesting. Wonder if the OP actually spent a thousand dollars haha
12-24-21, 03:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,635
Posted By Lazyass

Titanium cranks? Which ones are these? I've never...

Titanium cranks? Which ones are these? I've never heard of this. Seems like ti cranks would be a little flexy.
12-24-21, 03:08 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,490
Posted By Lazyass

My tire had only a couple of hundred miles when I...

My tire had only a couple of hundred miles when I put the Stan's in it and I ran it until the tire wore out with no issues. But it never sat at home long enough to become deflated. I think as long as...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-21, 02:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By Lazyass

I actually do as well, but flat black was the...

I actually do as well, but flat black was the only option and I got the bike new for less than half price haha. I wish it was metallic blue or any other color but pink.
...
12-24-21, 02:52 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,490
Posted By Lazyass

I squirt the sealant in, install the valve core,...

I squirt the sealant in, install the valve core, inflate the tire and ride. Stan's sealant is great. I've actually had to do it only once because as I mentioned a hardly ever get punctures on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-21, 02:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By Lazyass

The all flat black look was played out about 10...

The all flat black look was played out about 10 years ago. Wish it would end. Wish it had never started.
12-23-21, 02:37 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,926,699
Posted By Lazyass

I was looking at this Serotta. What the heck is...

I was looking at this Serotta. What the heck is up with $352.79 for shipping and why would you not include a drive side pic for a bike like this?
...
12-23-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,490
Posted By Lazyass

I ride tubulars and always carry a small 2oz...

I ride tubulars and always carry a small 2oz bottle of Stan's in my jersey pocket. My last puncture was about 15,000 miles ago, I hardly ever get a flat with tubulars. It took me a couple of minutes...
12-22-21, 02:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,103
Posted By Lazyass

52x18? Holy cow man. That would suck on flat...

52x18? Holy cow man. That would suck on flat ground with no wind, I could never get a smooth pedal stroke with that high gearing and I'm a strong rider. Try getting a smaller chainring before you...
12-21-21, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 274,856
Posted By Lazyass

It's weird how they used to label 600c tubulars...

It's weird how they used to label 600c tubulars as 27x1. That confuses a lot of people today. That Silver Ghost has the coolest name for a bike ever.
12-20-21, 02:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,332
Posted By Lazyass

Buy a Sunrace freewheel with ramped teeth for 15...

Buy a Sunrace freewheel with ramped teeth for 15 bucks. Shifting is a hundred times better, especially with friction shifters.
12-20-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By Lazyass

Blue Magic polish is much better than Mother's or...

Blue Magic polish is much better than Mother's or anything else.

In the 2000's I had a sports car with very expensive HRE wheels which were non-clearcoated polished aluminum. I was living in NJ...
12-20-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Lazyass

I never run vintage freewheels like that with...

I never run vintage freewheels like that with non-ramped teeth anymore. With ramped teeth the shifting is 100x better, especially with friction shifters. Much less fumbling around with the shifter to...
12-19-21, 03:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Posted By Lazyass

I have Arundel's on three bikes. ...

I have Arundel's on three bikes.

https://www.arundelbike.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Stainless-on-bike-large.jpg
12-19-21, 03:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,439
Posted By Lazyass

If you have the proper tool to remove them...

If you have the proper tool to remove them they'll be fine. The manufactures have to protect themselves from people who try to get them off with a pair of pliers or screwdriver or something and then...
12-18-21, 02:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,439
Posted By Lazyass

I'm one of those people who don't needlessly blow...

I'm one of those people who don't needlessly blow money.
12-18-21, 02:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,180
Posted By Lazyass

Take your pick. ...

Take your pick.

https://bicyclewheelwarehouse.com/road-disc/

https://bicyclewheelwarehouse.com/Coupons.html
12-18-21, 02:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,504
Posted By Lazyass

Not a movie but a good documentary. I was in the...

Not a movie but a good documentary. I was in the infantry and wish we had a bicycle corps.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNnTSD219GA
12-17-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,439
Posted By Lazyass

I reuse them on any chain with quick links and I...

I reuse them on any chain with quick links and I don't care what is or is not recommended. Never had one fail but I do always carry a spare.
12-17-21, 02:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,939
Posted By Lazyass

I get numb fingertips only when I'm grabbing the...

I get numb fingertips only when I'm grabbing the brake hoods and only with modern Shimano STI's with hidden shift cables, not with anything else. Must be the design that my hands don't like
12-15-21, 01:46 AM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,161,729
Posted By Lazyass

GT Saturn Racing Road Bike - $500...

GT Saturn Racing Road Bike - $500 (Charlotte)https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/d/charlotte-gt-saturn-racing-road-bike/7420422876.html
...
12-14-21, 02:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By Lazyass

I have a Ritchey Ascent story. I took second...

I have a Ritchey Ascent story.

I took second place in the 1995 Hawaii State XC Championship. The guy who won was on a red fully rigid Ascent like posted here. He was about 6'8" on probably a 23...
12-14-21, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 220,179
Posted By Lazyass

So tempting. All-City Nature Boy Single...

So tempting.

All-City Nature Boy Single Speed Gravel Bike 55cm
$550
...
12-14-21, 01:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,284
Posted By Lazyass

Already did that haha. This is my second K1SL....

Already did that haha. This is my second K1SL. The first one I removed one too many links and when I switched from a 23mm to a 26mm tire I didn't have enough clearance at the seat tube. But that...
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