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06-29-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,546
Posted By shelbyfv

Thomson makes strong seat posts in sizes as long...

Thomson makes strong seat posts in sizes as long as 410mm. https://www.bikethomson.com/product/elite-seatpost/ Hope this helps.
Forum: Introductions
06-27-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By shelbyfv

Well heck. Normally trolls get at least a two...

Well heck. Normally trolls get at least a two year grace period. :foo:
06-27-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By shelbyfv

Here we go again....geometry and suspension...

Here we go again....geometry and suspension muddled into an incomprehensible word stew, :foo:
06-23-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,694
Posted By shelbyfv

Re pic in post #79. The bars are set up...

Re pic in post #79. The bars are set up incorrectly. You have the ends pointed up like fish hooks. Also, with the saddle angled down like that you'll be very uncomfortable if you work up to rides...
06-23-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By shelbyfv

Possibly a chunk goes to someone at BF. I can't...

Possibly a chunk goes to someone at BF. I can't fathom any other reason they would let this continue. :foo:
06-12-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By shelbyfv

Full suspension from a department store will be a...

Full suspension from a department store will be a BSO as opposed to an actual bike. If that's what you want (wall decor? yard art?) start at Walmart and Target. Classy user name, btw.
06-10-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By shelbyfv

How does one distinguish a Tweaker bike from a...

How does one distinguish a Tweaker bike from a DUI/Bum bike?
06-09-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,399
Posted By shelbyfv

My iggy list isn't getting much use. Kudos to...

My iggy list isn't getting much use. Kudos to the mods for stepping up recently and whacking some trolls. Obviously the one is still running hard but when have we ever been down to just one? Other...
06-02-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,995
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep. More than a half century on, the failure of...

Yep. More than a half century on, the failure of "deinstitutionalization" is still obvious.
05-14-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep. OP is also a proponent of unconventional...

Yep. OP is also a proponent of unconventional fit, to put it politely. I prefer to do it properly and be done for a few years.
05-14-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 381
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd use the one that fits.:foo:

I'd use the one that fits.:foo:
05-14-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,608
Posted By shelbyfv

They seem to have difficulty dealing with bots. ...

They seem to have difficulty dealing with bots. One has been running hard in Ebikes for quite some time.
05-12-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,057
Posted By shelbyfv

I wouldn't rule it out just for that. Maybe a...

I wouldn't rule it out just for that. Maybe a "catch me if you can" taunt? Think how long that other wheel rolled and how invested some of our masters were/are. Seems to be an accomplished pro.
04-29-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 714
Posted By shelbyfv

"Thanks for trying to make people feel crappy."

Well heck, just trying to add some humor, salvage an unimaginative troll thread. I'll delete. :foo:
04-29-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By shelbyfv

Knee pads will help prevent sunburn as well. I...

Knee pads will help prevent sunburn as well. I haven't figured out how to adjust the sensitivity of my bell.:o
04-29-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 600
Posted By shelbyfv

Seems as if you posted that your "real bike" had...

Seems as if you posted that your "real bike" had 165mm cranks. Hard to keep up....:rolleyes:
04-29-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,001
Posted By shelbyfv

:foo:Aside from emergency repair, I can't see a...

:foo:Aside from emergency repair, I can't see a good reason to do stuff the wrong way.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,601
Posted By shelbyfv

Sounds as if you are joining an established group...

Sounds as if you are joining an established group that is recreational in nature, rather than focused on training. IME, a rotating paceline with one or two minute pulls is not the norm for that sort...
04-28-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,714
Posted By shelbyfv

I once witnessed a Ferrari (512? TR?) get t-boned...

I once witnessed a Ferrari (512? TR?) get t-boned when the guy tried to slip across 3 lanes of traffic waiting for a light. Yep the third lane was still moving. It's always fun when you can laugh...
04-28-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,001
Posted By shelbyfv

LOL you are still wrong. You apparently haven't...

LOL you are still wrong. You apparently haven't noticed how the pins have changed since 8 speed days. Hopefully you aren't working on any bikes but your own.:roflmao:If you want to delete your...
04-27-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By shelbyfv

I wonder if anyone from BF has ever bought one of...

I wonder if anyone from BF has ever bought one of their bikes? Maybe it's enough to get hits on a website.:foo:
04-26-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,581
Posted By shelbyfv

Think it was suggested last go around that you...

Think it was suggested last go around that you were in over your head. This seems to confirm it. If you want to have a reliable bike you need to find a good shop.
04-26-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 39,851
Posted By shelbyfv

I agree. Post is entirely inappropriate.

I agree. Post is entirely inappropriate.
04-26-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By shelbyfv

The 500 is 105 level, the R60 is Ultegra level. ...

The 500 is 105 level, the R60 is Ultegra level. You won't be able to tell a difference.
04-26-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,104
Posted By shelbyfv

PM if someone hasn't already clued you. ...

PM if someone hasn't already clued you.
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04-25-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,104
Posted By shelbyfv

Is this the bike with the shrunken chain? ...

Is this the bike with the shrunken chain?
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04-18-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 609
Posted By shelbyfv

Billy, I think the Boss Lady has this one...

Billy, I think the Boss Lady has this one figured. Maybe check with her. 👍
04-18-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By shelbyfv

Good call.:troll:

Good call.:troll:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By shelbyfv

https://www.adventurecycling.org/routes-and-maps/a...

https://www.adventurecycling.org/routes-and-maps/adventure-cycling-route-network/
04-17-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By shelbyfv

If the Madone needs a 50mm stem to fit you, it's...

If the Madone needs a 50mm stem to fit you, it's too big. If a shop sold it to you like that, try to return it and find another shop. Also, you'll find that we have some on BF who eagerly give...
04-14-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 609
Posted By shelbyfv

Yeah, it's been shilling in Ebikes for awhile. I...

Yeah, it's been shilling in Ebikes for awhile. I think they told it to pay if it wanted to keep advertising. Probably thought it could slip in under the radar here in General.:crash:
04-12-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't know about the size but that's the way to...

I don't know about the size but that's the way to get a longer chain. Get some quick links to connect the addition.
04-12-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes

Yes
04-12-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By shelbyfv

Use some black electrical tape and block out...

Use some black electrical tape and block out random letters of the Motobecane. Swap it around occasionally, keep them guessing.:thumb:
04-12-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,545
Posted By shelbyfv

Insults? Clearly you can't be shamed. ...

Insults? Clearly you can't be shamed. Meaningful? You poached the thread from two other forums, then brought a knife to a gun fight when folks began to school you on ethics. It's been entertaining...
04-12-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,545
Posted By shelbyfv

I think you can count on that!:beer:

I think you can count on that!:beer:
04-12-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,545
Posted By shelbyfv

We,eh? I guess if you, the Creeper or anyone...

We,eh? I guess if you, the Creeper or anyone else puts on a ride you can run it the way you like. Seriously.
04-12-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,545
Posted By shelbyfv

I figure if ride organizers didn't see a downside...

I figure if ride organizers didn't see a downside to poachers/freeloaders they'd probably say "Our ride is $150 but if you think you are special enough that you should ride for free, come on out!"...
04-12-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By shelbyfv

Nope, the pic is enough.

Nope, the pic is enough.
04-12-22, 05:23 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,403
Posted By shelbyfv

Seems as if Indy's Cube reference is right on...

Seems as if Indy's Cube reference is right on target. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By shelbyfv

Fine choice, either way.:thumb:

Fine choice, either way.:thumb:
04-11-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 547
Posted By shelbyfv

Until you are sure the derailleur hanger is...

Until you are sure the derailleur hanger is correctly aligned you are wasting time.
04-11-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By shelbyfv

Incorrect adjustment is likely the most common...

Incorrect adjustment is likely the most common reason. Then come gummed up and broken.
04-11-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,403
Posted By shelbyfv

Grateful that model was finally discontinued.

Grateful that model was finally discontinued.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By shelbyfv

The component specs are pretty much the same. The...

The component specs are pretty much the same. The Defy still has a press fit bb. The Contend specs "cartridge" which may be threaded. I'd probably choose the Contend if it has more relaxed geometry...
04-11-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 678
Posted By shelbyfv

It can only take once. One local had his neck...

It can only take once. One local had his neck severed by a guard rail.
04-11-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,403
Posted By shelbyfv

I had a bizarre encounter with animal control...

I had a bizarre encounter with animal control after I was bitten. The officer said that she didn't think the dog "had malicious intent." :roflmao:At the time I figured the ability to read the mind...
04-11-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,545
Posted By shelbyfv

I can think of a number of ways to help a poacher...

I can think of a number of ways to help a poacher see the light!:bike2:
04-11-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By shelbyfv

It's hard to imagine being unable to sell a...

It's hard to imagine being unable to sell a Ritchey bike.:foo: Nevertheless, you might investigate a 650b conversion to get the tire clearance you want.
04-11-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,403
Posted By shelbyfv

The dog should be quarantined and checked after,...

The dog should be quarantined and checked after, regardless of tags. There is a window of time that allows the human victim to be treated. If someone waits for symptoms of rabies, it's too late. ...
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