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04-14-24, 05:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,906
Posted By Trakhak

All the pros were riding the same gear ranges in...

All the pros were riding the same gear ranges in that era. All the racers I rode with used the same gear ranges as the pros. (One teammate used 44/18 as his low gear for even the hilliest races and...
04-11-24, 10:25 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,595
Posted By chaadster

I don’t dislike Trek because Lance “used their...

I don’t dislike Trek because Lance “used their product” (it cracks me up how you apologists craft mythologies by hiding the truth!), I dislike Trek because of how they did Lemond real dirty.
04-02-24, 10:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,881
Posted By AdventureManCO

Do you have a spouse most important question

Do you have a spouse most important question
03-28-24, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By Trakhak

You're seriously going to suggest that Wout...

You're seriously going to suggest that Wout should "ride a little smarter"? This reminds me of the Bike Forums poster who insisted he could teach World Tour pros how to handle their bikes better...
03-16-24, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By mpetry912

just buy another one for 8-10 bucks. Don't mess...

just buy another one for 8-10 bucks. Don't mess around with that part.

/markp
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-24, 01:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,319
Posted By Steve B.

Disc brake shifters are wireless, rim brake are...

Disc brake shifters are wireless, rim brake are not. Derailers are wired to the battery.
03-10-24, 12:06 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,147
Posted By cb400bill

Tough time to enter into the bike biz.

Tough time to enter into the bike biz.
03-08-24, 08:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,033
Posted By Yan

Nope. ...

Nope.

https://allamerican.org/investigation/trek/

Trek makes zero bikes in the USA. All Trek frames are made in Asia. The only exception is, a small number of Asia made frames are shipped to...
03-07-24, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By PeteHski

Not in my experience. My edge 530 connects to...

Not in my experience. My edge 530 connects to all my sensors automatically 99% of the time. I have a power meter, HRM, rear light/radar and electronic gears.

Have you updated the firmware?
03-06-24, 10:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,033
Posted By wheelreason

Buying up and running failing, or barely treading...

Buying up and running failing, or barely treading water shops not a good business move? Who knew.? When they start closing shops, then that will be the.....Oh wait, too late....Couldn't happen to a...
03-06-24, 12:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,585
Posted By canklecat

My advice: Don't do it. Of all the things not to...

My advice: Don't do it. Of all the things not to do on a bike, do not operate downtube shifters while standing the most. Just think of the expensive dental work, pug nose and concussion -- if you're...
03-05-24, 11:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,585
Posted By canklecat

You're right. Smack dab at 2:04. Even with the...

You're right. Smack dab at 2:04. Even with the fuzzy video quality it's easy to see he's already out of the saddle -- maybe just barely on the nose -- then reach down right at the 2:04 just as he's...
03-04-24, 10:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,585
Posted By cb400bill

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0671_aace63f0187348a75161a1f50b9253b8a5c7ae58.jpeg
03-04-24, 10:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,585
Posted By Trakhak

Yes, he does. I saw it at 100% speed and then ran...

Yes, he does. I saw it at 100% speed and then ran the video again at 0.50% and 0.25% speed. His hand is down and back to the bars in a fraction of a second. Then he throws an elbow check, intentional...
03-02-24, 06:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,295
Posted By velomateo

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Here’s the latest configuration of my Merckx. I found the correct levers to...
02-21-24, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By I.B.Roots

Chris Horner

Chris Horner
02-14-24, 12:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,988
Posted By indyfabz

BF has given me the idea to start a life skills...

BF has given me the idea to start a life skills academy.
02-14-24, 12:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,988
Posted By indyfabz

More than Greg does?

More than Greg does?
02-14-24, 09:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,988
Posted By veganbikes

What do Childish Gambino, the Sydney Morning...

What do Childish Gambino, the Sydney Morning Herald and Point Of Sale systems have to do with a Trek Marlin that has a steering issue?
02-13-24, 07:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,988
Posted By 70sSanO

Greg, is that you? John

Greg, is that you?

John
02-13-24, 10:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,870
Posted By indyfabz

I put in a lot of effort to avoid acquiring the...

I put in a lot of effort to avoid acquiring the former.
02-13-24, 09:55 AM
02-11-24, 08:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,238
Posted By botty kayer

Ti Merckx rebuild, possibly the greyest bike in the world

As I'm now in my 5th decade and my knees are starting to creak like a worn bottom bracket, I decided I need a bike with a triple. I've got a new fork and new wheels too so it turned out to be a near...
02-06-24, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By iab

Maybe. I may sell it prior. It will definitely...

Maybe. I may sell it prior. It will definitely be at Auburn in June.
02-06-24, 05:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,703
Posted By 1989Pre

This is disturbing, but appreciated.

This is disturbing, but appreciated.
02-06-24, 03:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,654
Posted By martl

https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/f3/4/490/490377-xzaj...

https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/f3/4/490/490377-xzajqx0sab5k-dsc_0045-original.jpg (https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/p/490377)
02-05-24, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By iab

1939~ Paglianti

Some of you may be familiar with this thread, https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1227180-i-bought-dropouts.html . And after swearing off ever restoring another bike, I am complete with this...
02-04-24, 05:59 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,126
Posted By indyfabz

This is the place for alternative facts....

This is the place for alternative facts. :innocent:
02-03-24, 02:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,654
Posted By Markeologist

Besides bikes, I’m also a car guy…especially...

Besides bikes, I’m also a car guy…especially 1960s Fords and Shelbys. Not only did Ford win LeMans in 1966, the cycling team they sponsored won the Tour de France in 1966 as well (search my post on...
02-03-24, 08:56 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,126
Posted By Koyote

And he won the Vuelta on a carbon fiber bike.

And he won the Vuelta on a carbon fiber bike.
02-03-24, 04:45 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,126
Posted By Trakhak

Sean Kelly never won the TDF. He did win the...

Sean Kelly never won the TDF. He did win the Vuelta in 1988, though. Amazing rider.
02-02-24, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,206
Posted By cyccommute

Driving it down can make it more worser but, for...

Driving it down can make it more worser but, for the most part, the steer tube is already too damaged.



Possibly but it would be hard to tell if the steer tube is damaged by the outward...
02-02-24, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,206
Posted By Dave Mayer

Star nut in a carbon steerer? This is an...

Star nut in a carbon steerer? This is an absolute no-go. Would I ride a fork into which a star nut had been installed? Nope.
02-01-24, 04:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,654
Posted By semroc

1980’s Jerseys

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/9f624f92_aa46_4b75_975b_cbd1d5be9818_906c54028aca2c52fcc90b7cc9d2de602ba185b5.jpeg...
02-01-24, 01:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,487
Posted By repechage

cpsc

cpsc
02-01-24, 08:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,487
Posted By smd4

Shimano has the last word. On location and QR...

Shimano has the last word. On location and QR direction:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x960/y3dz98020_7e74e39e0f70498d8c755ff4aa01265ae4cbf594.jpg
02-01-24, 07:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,487
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Sometimes the d-ring on the nut on those Campy...

Sometimes the d-ring on the nut on those Campy skewers will bump up against the RD and requires some fiddling to get right.
02-01-24, 07:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,487
Posted By jamesdak

I think the reason is really obvious if you think...

I think the reason is really obvious if you think about it. For road racing you want the bike balanced in handling for both directions. So you have the QR's in opposite directions to keep the bike...
01-30-24, 02:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,654
Posted By steelbikeguy

first, cool photo! second... it's easy to...

first, cool photo!
second... it's easy to forget how tumultuous those years were for the Raleigh brand, at least here in the USA. I guess the end of the bike boom years were hard to adapt to? Or...
01-29-24, 08:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,654
Posted By merziac

You need to "block" these, carefully, hand wash...

You need to "block" these, carefully, hand wash in hot, blot dry with a couple oh big good towels, carefully, then stretch and spread out on more dry towels, very carefully.

You want to end up...
01-29-24, 07:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,654
Posted By joesch

Like the gym post above and here is part of my...

Like the gym post above and here is part of my garage bike shop showing a couple fondo jerseys that I like because of the Colnago and Derosa sponsors. I now have a few more banners and jerseys added...
01-27-24, 09:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,451
Posted By jjhabbs

Interview with Richard Schwinn/why he closed Waterford

Hey guys,
I had a chance to sit down with Richard Schwinn at the Madison Bike Swap. We talked about his retirement and a little bit about his feelings about the Schwinn legacy. His answer might...
01-27-24, 05:44 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,654
Posted By joesch

Show your jerseys

Creating this thread here in C&V since I know many love collecting the classic wool jerseys for both play and display.

Many like myself collect, not hoard :), jerseys for favorite makers and...
01-22-24, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By BTinNYC

The king of all dork disks?!

The king of all dork disks?!
01-22-24, 03:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By cb400bill

This thread has veared wildly off topic and into...

This thread has veared wildly off topic and into politics.

Thread closed.
01-22-24, 03:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By Leisesturm

It should be obvious we are not. Try to keep up...

It should be obvious we are not. Try to keep up willya?
01-22-24, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By Chombi1

I doubt if the saddle is fake. Who would go...

I doubt if the saddle is fake. Who would go through the effort and time to silkscreen the Avocet brand on an old saddle like that?
Plus if it is a fake, they most likely would not choose Avocet for...
01-21-24, 01:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By 50PlusCycling

A motorcycle will last longer, it will take you...

A motorcycle will last longer, it will take you farther, faster, and more comfortably than an e-bike. A motorcycle is less likely to spontaneously ignite in your garage, it will continue to go 200 or...
01-20-24, 11:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,415
Posted By tomato coupe

So, bikes are smaller than cars?

So, bikes are smaller than cars?
01-20-24, 08:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,087
Posted By KerryIrons

If that is the bike in question, either find a...

If that is the bike in question, either find a local group that rehabs bikes to give away to needy people, or scrap it. Zero value (or pretty close to it.)
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