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04-17-21 03:01 PM
 Who exactly are Bike Forums members? Post pics of you and your bike!
That's because I'm a jersey-collector too ... check here for my alan-jerseys. (794,968 views, 2,422 replies)
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04-17-21 03:01 PM
 Addiction 2021.2
And on a bike ride, it's road kill. I'll stop for the quality black ones. (20,166 views, 1,471 replies)
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Steve B.
04-17-21 03:00 PM
 135mm wheel from a 130mm?
I would take the bike to a decent LBS and have them bend the rear triangle to 132.5. At that spacing you could run 130 or 135 anytime. (83 views, 8 replies)
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big chainring
04-17-21 02:59 PM
 Rapha or Rivendell?... Discuss
Rough crowd. https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/673x856/screenshot_20210417_ 155623_65ed9aa779d80 1cf372d959b55f2ff979 cfffde1.png Man, summer can't get here fast enough! (153 views, 9 replies)
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04-17-21 02:58 PM
 Derailleur not working
I would think this would be obvious...find a different mechanic. They should be able to adjust it easily OR determine if it's a warranty issue (which has happened w/ those derailleurs). (73 views, 6 replies)
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04-17-21 02:57 PM
 Thin-wall socket for adjusting pedal bearings?
Are you certain it is not just the excess grease hasn't been pushed out of the way from use? I usually find thin wall sockets at my auto parts store or other tool store. On the pedals I use,... (14 views, 1 replies)
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04-17-21 02:55 PM
 Road saddle recommendation needed for heavy rider
I've been using Sella Anatomica saddles. They are generally a very stiff leather but there's a SLOT down the center to keep pressure off the sensitive areas of the anatomy. There's an allen bolt... (48 views, 3 replies)
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04-17-21 02:55 PM
 Where'd You Ride Today? (New & Improved)
I enjoy seeing this Zeus. The story was great to follow, and it always reminds me of the one I got when I was 16. (1,815,568 views, 17,014 replies)
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04-17-21 02:53 PM
 looking to buy a new mountain bike
I am looking to buy a new single track drive train mountain bike i am looking at a gaint talon 1 is this a good pick Thanks (6 views, 0 replies)
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04-17-21 02:48 PM
 My Italian Problem
That's the best description of it I have heard so far... (319 views, 20 replies)
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04-17-21 02:47 PM
 I should go to Vegas, aka Another one, aka Italian ID
So I've had quite a week. On top of making some fairly incredible cl finds, I also was able to move a couple of mtb for nice return. Today was our local co-op's annual garage sale, promising... (19 views, 0 replies)
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04-17-21 02:46 PM
 Conti 4 Season: 28 or 32?
Having had some experience riding my bikes in Skåne for 5 years, I'd argue in favor of the wider tire. I rode on 28 mm 4 seasons on one bike there, and especially on typical Swedish cobblestones... (213 views, 10 replies)
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04-17-21 02:44 PM
 Biking with Cicadas
There are cicadas every year. This is Brood X. They are typically found in areas with trees. If you find yourself in an infested area, expect to run over lots of dead ones in the road that have been... (184 views, 7 replies)
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04-17-21 02:43 PM
 Chain lube
Its a better bearing grease. (76 views, 5 replies)
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04-17-21 02:42 PM
 Pannier rack for 26 inch wheel bike
Bontrager racks also come in a "small" size that fits the smaller frames. My daughter has one on her 42 cm frame which also has 26" wheels. (301 views, 14 replies)
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04-17-21 02:42 PM
 looking to sell my 1987 miyata trail runner
Thanks for the help (46 views, 2 replies)
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04-17-21 02:38 PM
 Shimano SPD-SL Cleat Covers
I am using them on blue and yellow cleats and like them. They do stretch, stay in place well and are easily removed. I really do not walk that much in them, but I get off the bike more than I use... (42 views, 1 replies)
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04-17-21 02:36 PM
 Stem length and bike handling
As a rule of thumb, it's terrible. There are myriad type so bikes, certainly several different types may use the same rules of thumb, but then there are others that use a very different one. There is... (1,725 views, 27 replies)
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04-17-21 02:35 PM
 What have you been wrenching on lately?
The Miyata 1000LT is done ‘cept for the tires...Next! Wasn’t gonna be, “Next!”, but somehow it moved up by pulling the curiosity card. This was given to me 5-6 years ago...never did anything with... (392,085 views, 4,247 replies)
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04-17-21 02:34 PM
 Always wanted a fatbike!
Thought I'd post an update, in the last month or two I have gotten new hub internals, trigger shifter, handle bar & bar ends, pedals, seatpost, chain & stem and she's ready to roll, and let me tell... (533 views, 4 replies)