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12-05-23, 02:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,794
Posted By njkayaker

This seems dubious. It might be helpful...

This seems dubious.


It might be helpful to you to provide more detail here.

This is for a City 1.1 from 2017-2020. There's a reasonable chance your bike uses the same hanger.
...
11-12-23, 06:54 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 8,072
Posted By indyfabz

IKR. I avoid the Larry method whenever possible...

IKR. I avoid the Larry method whenever possible for that very reason (and others).

A good messenger bag will hold far more than whatís shown in that photo. I once toted 3 16x20 framed photos to a...
11-11-23, 09:59 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 8,072
Posted By veganbikes

Larry being Larry. I want to destroy my bike is...

Larry being Larry. I want to destroy my bike is this a really good idea or should I come up with a better way to destroy my bike?
11-11-23, 08:30 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 8,072
Posted By rsbob

Here’s a wild idea - a rear rack and panniers.

Here’s a wild idea - a rear rack and panniers.
11-02-23, 10:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,761
Posted By randallr

I think most of us would just fit it to the bike...

I think most of us would just fit it to the bike as is, with the factory lubrication, then clean it and lubricate it after it gets to the point it needs cleaning.
11-02-23, 10:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,761
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Are you planning on waxing the chain? If not...

Are you planning on waxing the chain? If not there is no real need to remove the factory grease.
10-30-23, 06:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,956
Posted By Kontact

Frankly, you have no right to an opinion on this....

Frankly, you have no right to an opinion on this. Your sense for how mechanical stuff works is totally off.

When the pedal threads fail and you are pedaling standing up, there is every possibility...
10-02-23, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 363,188
Posted By jonathanf2

I was sick all last week. I even tried riding 10...

I was sick all last week. I even tried riding 10 miles on day 2 of being sick, thinking it'd help, but day 3 I was even worst and I couldn't even get off my couch! Anyways, I finally recovered enough...
09-24-23, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 363,188
Posted By Eric F

Rode up to Mt. Wilson with a friend today because...

Rode up to Mt. Wilson with a friend today because the hot dogs are really good. Also, 55mi for my 55th b-day. ...
08-21-23, 03:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,404
Posted By john m flores

I had a track motorcycle with GP shifting - 1 up,...

I had a track motorcycle with GP shifting - 1 up, 5 down. Street motorcycles are the opposite - 1 down, 4 or 5 up. Why the difference? GP shifting facilitates upshifts mid-corner - a simple downward...
08-18-23, 04:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By masi61

if you are referring to little trails of sealant...

if you are referring to little trails of sealant migrating towards spoke holes then I know what you mean. Iíve been experimenting with using a heat gun and a plastic tire lever as aids in smoothing...
07-24-23, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By 79pmooney

So the cats' squealing awoke you. And once awake,...

So the cats' squealing awoke you. And once awake, they took a break from squealing.

1973 sidepulls. How did you set the toe-in? When those brakes were made, the brake pads with the fancy washers...
06-09-23, 10:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,698
Posted By genejockey

I have had Cuban food fairly frequently since...

I have had Cuban food fairly frequently since that Cuban place opened up on El Camino Real, but AFAICT it doesn't correlate with AQI.
03-03-23, 04:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,006
Posted By Chuck M

Those pics don't look like a 100 miles ago tune...

Those pics don't look like a 100 miles ago tune up. And $500 for a tune?
02-24-23, 08:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,625
Posted By Kai Winters

My law firm can help if you feel you are getting...

My law firm can help if you feel you are getting false information from your doctor.
If interested contact DeweyCheatemandHowe.com for all your lawyerish needs.
01-03-23, 08:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,449
Posted By prj71

Tub to wash the bike? Ha ha ha ha. Society is...

Tub to wash the bike? Ha ha ha ha. Society is scaring me these days.

I just use a rag and spray bottle filled with soap and water.
01-02-23, 10:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,449
Posted By krakhaus

I'm guessing if you have a garage, you'd also...

I'm guessing if you have a garage, you'd also have a driveway, except maybe in like San Francisco. In which case just wash it on the sidewalk. Those sidewalks could use a good washing.
01-02-23, 05:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,449
Posted By wolfchild

You don't heed a tub for washing a bike...Just...

You don't heed a tub for washing a bike...Just use a garden hose and spray it on your lawn or driveway.
12-27-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,533
Posted By Bald Paul

You should ride all of them back and forth to...

You should ride all of them back and forth to your appointments with your shrink.
12-27-22, 04:31 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,533
Posted By indyfabz

They are bikes, not human beings. If it takes you...

They are bikes, not human beings. If it takes you all summer to get to know them intimately, you're doing something wrong.
12-23-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,997
Posted By DMC707

ďFrom my cold dead hand!!!!!!Ē Or ...

ďFrom my cold dead hand!!!!!!Ē

Or Brooks is going to build a wall , and theyíre making Specialized pay for it
12-22-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,997
Posted By freeranger

And amazing that there's no comment about how...

And amazing that there's no comment about how much more comfortable a 'bent is compared to a DF bike.
Not so amazing--Nothing to add to the thread except sarcasm.
11-27-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,458
Posted By cxwrench

Thanks if you're talking about me, but it's CX,...

Thanks if you're talking about me, but it's CX, not XC. Cyclocross, not Cross Country.
11-24-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,458
Posted By cxwrench

You're overthinking this massively. Replace the...

You're overthinking this massively. Replace the cables/housing once a year like you'd change the oil in your car...it's preventative maintenance. If you're that worried about it carry a spare cable...
11-23-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,813
Posted By NomarsGirl

I knit my own by hand.

I knit my own by hand.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,930
Posted By big john

Why do some people hate stopping? I've never...

Why do some people hate stopping? I've never understood this, always enjoyed stopping to eat something on a longer ride.
11-09-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,888
Posted By cxwrench

Apparently I'm still banned from that section. I...

Apparently I'm still banned from that section. I got the vacation for being a dick nearly all the time. I'm 'toxic'.
11-02-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,752
Posted By rsbob

:popcorn

:popcorn
11-01-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Inflatable dolls all look pretty much the same.

Inflatable dolls all look pretty much the same.
09-09-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,645
Posted By indyfabz

Iíve ridden around it twice as part of Cycle...

Iíve ridden around it twice as part of Cycle Oregon. The first we rode the 12 mile up from Diamond Lake, went around then rode back down to camp. When I finished the circumnavigation I was so tired I...
08-24-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By andrewclaus

It's seldom worthwhile trying to fix those. If it...

It's seldom worthwhile trying to fix those. If it stopped working and it's not because of a cable or derailleur issue, the shifter is probably toast. As you have seen, they're very simple. Since...
07-06-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Posted By Fredo76

Just poking it in at the end works fine for cloth...

Just poking it in at the end works fine for cloth tape, but the cork/gel tape is just too thick to do that. I imagine "finishing tape" made its debut along with the cork Cinelli tape - nobody used...
07-06-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Posted By _ForceD_

I always wrap top-to-ends as well. But, never...

I always wrap top-to-ends as well. But, never thought of using heat-shrink. I always poke the remainder of the bar tape into the handlebar end, and then itís held in place by the inserted bar-end...
07-06-22, 12:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Posted By Fredo76

The finishing tape in the Cinelli cork tape kits...

The finishing tape in the Cinelli cork tape kits was useless for me, too. I wound tops-to-ends instead, and finished with large-diameter heat-shrink tubing.
...
07-03-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,901
Posted By indyfabz

:troll:

:troll:
06-30-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By easyupbug

No comment on wax but the chains and other parts...

No comment on wax but the chains and other parts you refer to indeed may be coated for shipping as in industry we store them in a warehouses for what can be extended periods of time and there...
06-29-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By jccaclimber

The wax in that paper is just like the shipping...

The wax in that paper is just like the shipping grease on a new chain. It should be carefully removed with the solvent of your choice in an ultrasonic cleaner, then replaced with a less dirt...
06-26-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,035
Posted By easyupbug

The parts you refer to indeed coated for shipping...

The parts you refer to indeed coated for shipping as in industry we store them in a warehouses for what can be extended periods of time and there lubrication needs are met when put in service, this...
06-09-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By Steve B.

What the hell is an "acoustic bike ?".

What the hell is an "acoustic bike ?".
05-22-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,070
Posted By koala logs

I agree cyclists are well within their rights to...

I agree cyclists are well within their rights to do it. But because there are many drivers out there who are really stupid, have inflated sense of entitlement, and don't even know that cyclists have...
05-22-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,070
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

It is also easy to see that some so-called...

It is also easy to see that some so-called "experienced" cyclists on BF are intolerant of anyone expressing an opinion that they do not agree with and resort to responding with ad hominem arguments...
05-21-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,070
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

First, there is no excuse for throwing trash at...

First, there is no excuse for throwing trash at people no matter what they are doing.
Second, I have a hard time believing that path, parallel to the road with no buildings, residences or any other...
05-19-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 758
Posted By indyfabz

Me too.

Me too.
05-19-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,578
Posted By indyfabz

This is why I buy only locally sourced,...

This is why I buy only locally sourced, farm-to-table, organic, plant-based bike stuff. Just had some new Beyond Brake Pads installed yesterday.
05-18-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,578
Posted By msu2001la

Was this bill emailed or sent as a hard copy?...

Was this bill emailed or sent as a hard copy? There is 0% chance I would pay this based on the info provided here.

A mysterious bill arriving several months after a shipment with little/no detail...
05-11-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,890
Posted By Rolla

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x600/p_800x1200_highplainsdrifter_en_040418_3802070699_f0c61a84a581b435b9332ad5525b8bf1ab5baeb3.jpg
05-01-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,209
Posted By jccaclimber

1. Thatís a really clear photo. 2. That is not...

1. Thatís a really clear photo.
2. That is not normal.
3. Unless you kept you chain hear a hydrogen source or an acid (which probably would have also rusted it), I doubt this was caused by anything...
04-12-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,776
Posted By Rolla

Whether something is "worth it" is a personal...

Whether something is "worth it" is a personal choice that only you can make.

For a long bikepacking trip, I'd want the most zero-maintenance, field-reparable, widely-available parts I could find.
04-01-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,142
Posted By livedarklions

Trek/Specialized to Merge: Wall Street Journal

I can't post the link because of the WSJ paywall, but:

"Sources say the $1.2 billion deal will buy out Merida's shares of Specialized, then combine the two bicycle corporations through a stock...
01-11-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,494
Posted By Koyote

These sound like classic flashbacks. How much LSD...

These sound like classic flashbacks. How much LSD did you drop, back in the day?
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