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Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,575
Posted By KiwiDallas

My cracked Spec Roubaix bike frame - the resolution

I'd posted here in late July that I found a crack in the seat-stay of my 1-year-old Specialized Roubaix Sport frame. I took it back to my LBS, a longtime Specialized dealer, to handle the warranty...
09-25-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 447
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I view on road repairs as being a "make do" to...

I view on road repairs as being a "make do" to get back tiding and save the fine tuning level for when I get back. Here's a shot of my most challenging on tour repair. I got the wheel good enough to...
09-24-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 432
Posted By dmark

Continental presta tubes have a shoulder on the...

Continental presta tubes have a shoulder on the locknut that sits in a Schrader hole to secure the presta valve.
09-15-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 554
Posted By alcjphil

They might be a bit wide for the rim, but the...

They might be a bit wide for the rim, but the bigger question is whether you have sufficient frame clearance. You mention a 2018 Boardman bike but no mention of the model or type of bike it is
09-13-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,246
Posted By livedarklions

If it's in the same day, it's a century. Walking...

If it's in the same day, it's a century. Walking 24 miles isn't a marathon because a marathon is a running race. A century is a 100 mile bike ride, not a race, who cares if you cut it up in...
09-11-22, 10:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,758
Posted By Guerc

I cleaned off the grime to get to the bike...

I cleaned off the grime to get to the bike underneath. Here are some key money shots, with more to come later...
09-06-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By Murray Missile

This is the bike I start with in the Spring to...

This is the bike I start with in the Spring to get back into shape. 1975 Varsity Deluxe with a 26 inch frame, aka "Big Bird", at a svelte 45 Lbs. it's a workout, especially climbing.
...
09-06-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By mkeller234

So you know I didnít cheat. The varsity weighed...

So you know I didnít cheat. The varsity weighed in at 38lbs.

...
09-06-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 540
Posted By SurferRosa

Lacing the skirts is the way to go. You could...

Lacing the skirts is the way to go. You could try using a very small nail and then a bigger nail in the same hole. A drill also works with a very small bit. At least two holes on each side. ...
09-06-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 540
Posted By nlerner

I’d definitely add more tension, a bit at a time....

I’d definitely add more tension, a bit at a time. Worst case scenario is that it tears at the rivets, but it was free after all!
08-25-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 891
Posted By markk900

Curious: how does a thin rubber tire possibly...

Curious: how does a thin rubber tire possibly generate enough friction to wear through steel? Not saying it isnít possible but sounds wild to me.

Having said that checking out that left...
08-23-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By Classtime

These tires are cool for mostly gravel. I didn’t...

These tires are cool for mostly gravel. I didn’t like them for faster road rides.
https://www.swifttire.com/

if your bike is a decent rider on good roads,it will also do fine on dirt roads. Why...
08-22-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By TejanoTrackie

There is a thread for this >>>...

There is a thread for this >>> https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/1247094-2022-post-your-single-speed-fixed-gear-thread-6.html
08-16-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,164
Posted By nlerner

Well, the Reynolds 531 tubing has a lot to do...

Well, the Reynolds 531 tubing has a lot to do with it, I’d say. Here’s my commuter Grand Sports. I’m running a modern Sturmey Archer 3-speed hub and turned the large chainring into a bash guard.
...
08-15-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 786
Posted By 52telecaster

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By Sy Reene

Are you asking if a smaller wheel diameter (eg....

Are you asking if a smaller wheel diameter (eg. 650b) would work, so that in turn you can fit wider tires?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By himespau

The easiest thing to do is take series of hex...

The easiest thing to do is take series of hex wrenches and see which is the widest one that you can get clearance all over between your tires and the bike/brakes.
08-13-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By SalsaShark

I use a #1 Phillip's screwdriver whose handle is...

I use a #1 Phillip's screwdriver whose handle is slightly smaller than the ID of the steerer to drive starnuts. Works good and the screwdriver fits through the threading in the starnut, giving you...
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By chadaustin

I suppose I should have just looked at the For...

I suppose I should have just looked at the For Sale forum. I will join and post it there. Thank you for the advice.
08-10-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,633
Posted By tomato coupe

Yeah, youíre right. Stick with the $129 bike.

Yeah, youíre right. Stick with the $129 bike.
08-10-22, 04:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 503
Posted By Chuck M

I just fixated so much on the two vertical struts...

I just fixated so much on the two vertical struts I didn't notice all the other things going on behind the captain's seat tube.
08-09-22, 04:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By pkrumhansl

Mystery Solved - Krabo

Mystery solved. I contacted a friend of the original owner and he told me the whole story. David and his friend had frames built in 1979 by a German frame builder Gunter Krautsheid, an ex racer...
08-06-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 559
Posted By Doug Fattic

Yes, that Lucas one in the bottom picture is the...

Yes, that Lucas one in the bottom picture is the one I installed on my 1965 Super Sport before we went on our Vermont trip in 1966. Thank you for posting that picture!
08-06-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By fender1

I’ll take “Things I Don’t Need” for $100 Alex! 1986 Cannondale SM700

This bike appeared locally and being a sucker for roller cam brakes, how could I say no?

This is a 1 owner, 1986 SM700 that seems to be original, save a rear tire replacement. It has a full...
08-03-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,667
Posted By beng1

/ Phone is push-button dial on the kitchen...

/
Phone is push-button dial on the kitchen wall, my van is an 85' GMC 3/4 ton cargo which some deceased friends of mine bought brand new, GM sold the same van-body from 71' through I think 1996, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By Sapperc

But I would caution that overall cycling...

But I would caution that overall cycling enjoyment comes down to a lot of intangibles like personal fitting preferences, experience, skill, health, fitness and personal expectations. Many, many bike...
08-02-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,667
Posted By beng1

Every so many years they have to change the...

Every so many years they have to change the tire-sizes or some other feature so they can tell everyone that their current bike is outdated and they have to buy a new one to remain "competitive" and...
08-01-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,371
Posted By curbtender

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07-31-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By Lbxpdx

CL super score. Ortlieb panniers!

Iíve been eyeing a set of panniers lately, I would prefer the beautiful Berthoud panniers but they are not cheap. I almost bought a set of Ortliebs at the coop for $80, but decided to wait. Well,...
07-31-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By big chainring

Cars and Coffee and a Raleigh Super Course

Local cars and coffee event today on my regular bike route. Some amazing cars. And amazing weather. And my amazing Super Course Mk II. ...
07-31-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 466
Posted By Homebrew01

Suspensions are energy sapping and add weight. I...

Suspensions are energy sapping and add weight. I advise against them in general unless you actually do the type of riding that would benefit.
If you want a bit softer ride, consider larger tires at...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,119
Posted By Bah Humbug

Yup. That's why I have more power than Froome.

Yup. That's why I have more power than Froome.
07-29-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,371
Posted By 52telecaster

And perhaps one of the most important studies on...

And perhaps one of the most important studies on this topic found that most riders will take a red light on a clear intersection to get away from the drivers behind them that can't be trusted:...
07-29-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,371
Posted By gearbasher

I didn't put it up for discussion. Just for the...

I didn't put it up for discussion. Just for the humor. And C&V people are the only ones on this forum with a sense of humor.
07-29-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,371
Posted By gearbasher

I hate to admit the truth

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07-28-22, 03:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 874
Posted By Trakhak

With straight-side rims such as were stock on...

With straight-side rims such as were stock on many '70s Motobecanes, ignore the maximum pressure number specified on the sidewalls of your tires. Unless specified otherwise, that number pertains to...
07-27-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,369
Posted By Iride01

It helps to have a good repore with your local...

It helps to have a good repore with your local LBS's. They can, if nothing else be a great source for information if you are in an area where the shops have places for you to sit and jaw with each...
07-27-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By 52telecaster

The Grand Record did it's first grocery trip

The acid test is the extremely unbalanced front load. It passed with flying colors. This has to be about as comfortable as my trek 720 and I am digging the b15 big time!....
07-27-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,611
Posted By DarkSkyHUnter

I averaged 21.2 mph on my 2021 FX 6 for 25 miles...

I averaged 21.2 mph on my 2021 FX 6 for 25 miles in a sanctioned no draft Time Trial. Is that fast enough?
07-26-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,369
Posted By 3alarmer

...if you have rims without a bead hook, you are...

...if you have rims without a bead hook, you are better off with wire bead tires.
07-26-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,369
Posted By ofajen

Continental Ultra Sport III is also made in 27 x...

Continental Ultra Sport III is also made in 27 x 1 1/4Ē.

Otto
07-25-22, 03:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By sbarner

Back in the 1970s, I did a tour past the end of...

Back in the 1970s, I did a tour past the end of pavement into Quebec on a Cinelli Mod B with sewups. I brought a half dozen spares but didn't flat on the entire 1,000 mile tour, with sleeping bag,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,269
Posted By TakingMyTime

NBD - Canyon Endurace

Canyon Endurace CF SL 8 Di2 (what a mouthful) in Stealth Grey, size Medium

Only about 10 miles on it so I can't really speak to many of the features and ride quality other than it fits great and...
07-22-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,552
Posted By mstateglfr

Not sure why you would buy a saddle just because...

Not sure why you would buy a saddle just because it may have been what was originally on the bike. Saddles come in all sorts of shapes and designs because each of us is different.

The b17 is...
07-20-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Hi EJS and welcome to the forum! So glad you got...

Hi EJS and welcome to the forum! So glad you got a properly sized bike for yourself, and a vintage Cannondale ST at that--fantastic bikes that ride plenty fast. :)

Like others have said, you don't...
07-20-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By ehcoplex

Well, heck... I'll add to the aspirational...

Well, heck... I'll add to the aspirational show-and-tell....

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They're...
07-20-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By Pompiere

Congratulations on your ST400. I think you are...

Congratulations on your ST400. I think you are really going to enjoy it. I found one last fall, but it was definitely NOT a barn find. But, when all was said and done, it was worth the effort. It...
07-19-22, 02:35 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 271,682
Posted By Lazyass

I'm 54 and after getting into single speeds 4-5...

I'm 54 and after getting into single speeds 4-5 years ago it's all I ride now. I have a room full of geared road bikes collecting dust. I ride 5-7 days a week for 25 miles minimum and in 2022 I have...
07-18-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Velo Mule

It looks like one of those "periscope" lights (my...

It looks like one of those "periscope" lights (my term, I don't know if they have a common name) that is strapped to the riders calf, near the ankle so that drivers will see this light moving up and...
07-17-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By 79pmooney

Yes, a rear brake will do all of those things. ...

Yes, a rear brake will do all of those things. But why leave off the brake that will reliably stop you twice as fast unless either you live in a world where hard braking is never needed or the...
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