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/bqg/ - Bike Questions General
bqg
Sheldon Brown edition

Last thread: >>1493788

Answers to common questions: http://topnigger.ueuo.com/

Helpful Resources:
https://sheldonbrown.com/
https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help
https://yarchive.net/bike/index.html

If you want help purchasing a bike, post in >>>/n/bbg
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whyyes
Why yes, I only use WD-40 on my bike, how did you know?
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/n/ humor
cargo door design on the DC-10
Can we have an /n/ humor thread?

Let's take a break from the quarantine circlejerk.
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file
is this the ideal city street?
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QH4dN3j
Why do bike companies make a big deal about needing "women's specific frame geometry" but then they slap the same crank lengths on every single bike?
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77789280-0239-46E5-A006-BE4FD0754B31
Does anyone else rub their bunghole with the tip of their saddle for pleasure? I do this sometimes and it’s really harmless. Who knows, maybe there are benefits??
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rolerblading
does /n/ like rollerblading?
i got a pair last year with 80mm wheels and i'm thinking about upgrading
i like the boots and they're broken in nice so i wonder if some nice new wheels ( i think i can go up to 84mm) and bearings would be enough of an upgrade or if i should try a whole new skate with bigger wheels

i don't really know a lot about rollerblades desu
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When you see it
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unracer
At what point did you realize that "gravel bikes" are just what replaced front suspension hybrids when male inadequacy complex concluded that a front suspension hybrid is unacceptable?

Think about it. You can't refute this.
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975C303B-5E14-4F3F-BDE8-7D556EBCD5E3
Has mountain biking always been an expensive hobby?
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Triumph-bonneville-bobber-black-lead-photo-587x388
Except for exercise why ride a bicycle when Motorcycles exist?
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Hitachi-train-42m-mfy
Feel like pure shit just want her back x
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Karens
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*blocks your path*
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/bbg/ - Bike Buying General
OR-Tigard-bike-shop-fire-9-19-15[1]
Used Market On Fire edition

>I want to buy a new bike. What should I watch out for?
Don't buy Wal-Mart garbage.
Don't buy department store garbage.
Beware of amazon and alibaba garbage.

>Should I buy from Bikes Direct?
If you are clueless enough that you need to ask, no. If you have no mechanical ability, no. If you have no local options, maybe. Check first.

>I want to buy a used bike. What should I watch out for and where should I buy?

Craigslist is good for old bikes. Pinkbike.com/buysell is good for used modern mid- to high- end mountain bikes.
Ask in /bbg/ if uncertain.

Be aware that a used bike will need some repairs and adjustments. The most likely parts to need replacement are tubes, tires, brake pads, and chain. Chains are a wear item. Inspect all of these things as well as sprocket teeth, brake performance, shifting performance, and check bearings (bottom bracket, headset, and wheel hubs) for play, and check wheels for wobble. If there is a lot wrong with the bike, you may have to put a lot of money into it for parts, and money or time for repairs.

>What size bike should I buy?
The right size. No exceptions.
https://www.ebicycles.com/bicycle-tools/frame-sizer
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ITT vent about local systems
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One. All I’m asking if for ONE fucking ride that isn’t stuffed with scam artists, tourists, and perhaps a car that doesn’t have needles on the floor. Also, is it just me or is it just needlessly loud?

This is also just a me-thing, but there’s seemingly always one guy who had never ride a train before. They usually fall on their asses but that’s funny so I’m not complaining.
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Clipless vs Flats
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Which pedals do you prefer? Which ones do you feel are "better" and why?
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Mixte Frames
mixte
What does /n/ think of mixte frames? Why aren't they more common?
> High stiffness and strength like a double diamond
> Easier to mount and dismount
> Sleek, smaller tubes
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large_1032_big_rig_train_horns
What is so fucking special about the K5LA horn?
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/bbg/ - Bike Buying General
78673cbea3ff70bbcb24dea154823283[1]
Covid Craigslist Crisis edition

>I want to buy a new bike. What should I watch out for?
Don't buy Wal-Mart garbage.
Don't buy department store garbage.
Beware of amazon and alibaba garbage.

>Should I buy from Bikes Direct?
If you are clueless enough that you need to ask, no. If you have no mechanical ability, no. If the alternative is walmart, maybe. Ask first.

>I want to buy a used bike. What should I watch out for and where should I buy?

Craigslist is good for old bikes. Pinkbike.com/buysell is good for used modern mid- to high- end mountain bikes.
Ask in /bbg/ if uncertain.

Be aware that a used bike will need some repairs and adjustments. The most likely parts to need replacement are tubes, tires, brake pads, and chain. Chains are a wear item. Inspect all of these things as well as sprocket teeth, brake performance, shifting performance, and check bearings (bottom bracket, headset, and wheel hubs) for play, and check wheels for wobble. If there is a lot wrong with the bike, you may have to put a lot of money into it for parts, and money or time for repairs.

>What size bike should I buy?
The right size.
https://www.ebicycles.com/bicycle-tools/frame-sizer
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I am building a vintage tt bike. Please help me find the most autistic æřø saddle under $200. Something like the pic attached.
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Classic/retro bike
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Fist time poster. I just found this image and since I don't know where to ask. Did the Raleigh chopper ever came in adult size? Also, general retro/classic bike thread I guess.
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d3dedf3
Hey everyone,

I've recently taken up cycling so thought I'd introduce myself and try get involved in the community.

Abit about myself. I'm 30 years old, British, and a serving member of the armed forces. I've been lifting weights for over 10 years and was a competitive powerlifter. I got slightly bored of that sport and also slightly overweight. 120kg at 6`2 so I decided to start running more. I dropped 20kg over the course of a year and run a half marathon but I then injured my calf. I put if down to still being too heavy to run injury free. I'm glad I got injured tho as if I didn't I wouldn't have started cycling.

I owned a specialised crosstrail that I bought about 5 years ago and probably put 200 miles into it over 5 years. When my calf injury occurred I tried cycling and realised I could do it completely pain free. However, the bike was SOOOO slow. I managed to sell it on Facebook marketplace for £375. I picked up a large planet X Pro Carbon ultergra Road bike instead, with peddles, cleats, shoes, a few spare bibs and a turbo trainer plus spare tyre for £580 which I thought was a great price. I had no idea what I was looking at.

The first time I rode the bike it felt absolutely fantastic. It was so light, quick and responsive. This is the first road bike I've ever ridden and it completely blew me away.
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jumbo thread
pacific 747
jumbo and widebody thread 3: pacific boogaloo
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gorgeous_beautiful_baby
What is the most beautiful plane, and why is it the MD-11 with Fedex livery?
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MD-90
i miss this nigga like you wouldnt believe
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Did low floor buses kill transit?
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Interurban General - The Electric Way Edition
cct_1915_
ITT: Post anything related to interurban railway and traction systems. It's been a while since we had one of these.

Fun fact: CCT still exists and operates as a local freight switching railroad.
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2013-05-19 07.42.52
Continued from>>1428181

Old thread hit image limit so post your airports thread #18 Starting with ARN
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Did he finally got bottom bracked?
Hambini-Cervelo
What happened to Hambini?
My flatmate ordered a Canyon Ultimate CF and I wanted to roast him with the infamous Canyon Hambini video but it's set private. (https://youtu.be/kDIaNEeyU0w)

A lot of his other videos are gone too, as well as his twitter.
Did CIA niggers finally get him?
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Bike repair stuff
000_0878
Hey /n/ I use my bike for transportation around town. I've done a bit of maintenance on it, but don't have proper tools and usually end up getting it 'tuned up' once a year or so for like $80 then letting it get shittier all season lol

I'd like to learn how to fix and maintain my bike and am wondering what tools and things I should have on hand?

I know basic wrenches, allen keys, etc

What type of grease should I buy? Is there something good I can buy in bulk to use frequently?

Are brake cables and shifter cables the same? Can I just buy a spool of one size and use it for all my cables?

Does anyone know a good website to get bike parts in canada? I'm pretty sure I'll need to replace some shifter and brake parts.

Any suggestions or advice would be great, thanks
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Xtreme_Fat_Tire_Bikes_E-Grizzly_Electric_Bike
Here in south Florida why do so many people ride these bikes? I get they are cool and trendy but here it makes no sense to ride these electric fat bikes as the roads are mostly flat and well maintained. Also I noticed most of the people riding these bikes are assholes who blast their shitty urbano music.
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train
why doesnt the us have much good national train infrastructure like europe and china does?
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Good Deal for Road Bike? Neighbor too old to ride offered to sell
20200601_191623
Was taking out my bike for a ride when my neighbor asked me what I was riding, I was on an old bike I found on side of the road, never owned a good bike. He said he can't ride anymore because he had knee surgeries and he is in his 70s now, he said he has his streetbike hanging up in his garage for the past 3-4 years. I asked him how much he would sell it for and he said $150 he was gonna put it online for, I offered $80 and he said it's sold. It's a Trek with Gatorskin tires and a top gear seat and the chain looks good, tomorrow he is gonna take it down hanging from the garage and pump up the tires and let me take it for a ride to see if I want to buy it. Is this a good deal, for $80? Should I buy it? I don't know the most about bikes and have never owned a road bike before always rode mountain bikes people were throwing out. Do I buy this?

> Pic is bike flipped upside down hanging from garage I rotated is 180° so you don't have to look at it upside down
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Why do liberals fawn over self driving cars when self driving trains are already here and don't involve as much philosophical bullshit?
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0519FareEnforcement073
>Good afternoon ladies and gentleman transit agency fare enforcement. Please have your transfers, tickets, and regional cards ready.
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The natural result
unknown (2)
Why do you hate poor people and individual transportation, /n/?
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i love this post
I just got a position on the state board of my union and will need to drive 230 miles 3-4 times per year for board meetings.

Anyway I can prepare to make the drive less sucky and boring?
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bike
>be poor student
>seek advice on forums on which road bike to get
>everyone responds with over $5000 bikes

why are cyclists such insufferable gate keeping cunts
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zero s
Anyone here ever tried an electric motorcycle?
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Say something nice about mopeds
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/FGG/ - Fixed Gear General
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Fixed Gear General
Single Speeds allowed edition.

Other thread is almost dead.

So I put those stupid Salsa cowchippers on my fixie.
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/gag/ - ( General ) aviation general
ALCOHOLIC N WORD
Alcoholic African American Edition

Welcome to the /gag/~

/gag/ is dedicated to all the pilots and pilot applicants out there, and although the name suggests otherwise, airline, military, and charter discussion is welcome. Keep it on topic, keep the shit throwing to a minimum, no nudes. No bikefags allowed :^)
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Annotation 2020-06-04 151511
Please tell me this is ironic
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Electric Bicycles
electric bikes
Can someone explain this shit to me?

Why the fuck are these $1,000+ consumerist lazymobiles becoming popular?

Is the world becoming just like Wall-E predicted?

You can get a normal bike, 2nd hand, for like $100, and it will get you around town just fine - AND you'll improve your health while riding it

I honestly cannot understand why anybody would buy an e-bike, it's the biggest waste of money I can think of
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18488347_304
700x28 is the patrician tier option for 98% of real-world cycling. I say "real world" to distinguish it from the fantasy world some dream of, where you're riding over boulders to escape from zombies or whatever. The bike equivalent of civilians buying a heavily armored off road military truck to drive to the hair salon. They think to themselves, "instead of steering around that object like a normal person, I will show dominance by steering into it". In this way, they hope to resemble Arnold Schwarzenegger's character from an action film, or worse yet perhaps they are simply copying the actor's real life fashion. But rather than fashion, in real life bikes are for transportation and 98% of transportation happens on a road hence ROAD BIKES which a certain confused subculture seems to think can only be used in a velodrome under tightly controlled conditions.

There is nothing wrong with a smaller tire if that is your preference. Many of the finest bikes ever made came with 700x23 or smaller. But people who select larger tires invariably have small dick syndrome. I think you know who I mean. You've seen them in your neighborhood. You see them when you override your own common sense and decide to go out for a ride on a nice Sunday with perfect weather when the plebs who hate cycling until that one day the weather is nice and suddenly they're a cyclist today are out in full force.. You even see it online. Those pictures of Putin riding his knobby boing-boing dual suspension novelty joke bike on the sidewalk with no shirt on like the neighborhood dirtbag riding to the liquor store, right? Weak, insecure "strong man" logic. Ever notice John Kerry doing that? No of course not he's got a real bike for adults. Because I guarantee you Kerry has a bigger, thicker penis even at his advanced age. I rest my case.

Anyway this is a true incontrovertible facts thread. What are some other interesting facts about transportation?
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SMW_Art_-_Yoshi
What's your favorite /n/imal? Both real life and fictional allowed.
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lego /n/ thread
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Greatest pilot ever seen
WhatsApp Image 2020-05-23 at 19.01.32 (1)
Why can't you be more like this guy? He really seems to know what he's doing. It would be a crying shame if he didn't have a flying job after all this, don't you think?
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What ever happened to these banana farting faggots?
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Is there anything more cozier than Street Running? Wish we still had active lines here in Chicago
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Strava leaderboards and routes no longer free
Sieppaa
How does this make you feel?

https://www.bikeradar.com/news/strava-leaderboards-routes-subscription/?fbclid=IwAR1eO2HMoZxAtTBbCop_0ycczSxyd0VgXJcytT3vDK7-nNs0DchLB-_F5es
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/crg/ - Chinese Railways General
1589304e251f95ca28e680dbde177f3e660952cb
Let's try this again.

Discuss Chinese trains here.

Attached is the plan for the Nanjing North railway station. 14 platforms and 26 tracks: 5 platforms for long distance HSR, 5 platforms for intercity HSR, 4 platforms for regular trains.
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ascendu
I'm surprised /n/ isn't talking about this ascendu bike yet.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBmidqqFeFw

i feel pretty good with this alternative for biking up imposible climbs.
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Just got my first scoot, see you later bike nerds
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Best tubular tires for the money
RARE-Continental-1984-LA-Olympics-Edition-Tubular-Tire
I need some good tubulars for my vintage tri/TT bike. What would be good tires for $200? I currently have the tires in the pic related.
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Mai+rebelo_60bec3_6859502
Do you guys cycle alot?
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allbikes-1539286251
Cycling vs Biking vs Bicycling
Which one should I use and why?
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Screen Shot 2020-05-27 at 9.38.04 PM
>relies extensively on parking money for income
>

Can't wait to see carfaggots try defend this one.
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/CPG/
asshatchet
>You're in the club and this guy comes up to you, destroys your soft perineal tissues and drains your wallet.
How do you respond anons?

Welcome to "Contact Points General", where we discuss bike components that contact your body to a bicycle, as well as gloves, shoes, shorts, and other clothing that engages you to your machine.

ITT: we ask questions and discuss parts, including cockpit components, pedals, saddles and so forth and their ergonomics, fitting, comfort, and performance. Bike fitting discussions also welcome.
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b17_std_s_honey_view_brooks_england
Is a brooks saddle worth it?
Is there any one in particular you recommend?
How do you pick out the right saddle?

t. riding on the saddle my bike came with and it hurts my ass
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What does /n/ think of the Siemens s70?
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sram_omnium
RIP

>Was it Corona ?
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1579184038501
Do you have fun on your bike?
Do you enjoy riding it?
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Choose your /n/ waifu
waifus
The clouds part and the scratchy distorted voice of the god of /n/ reveals Himself to you. You have thirty seconds to choose an /n/ waifu:

1. Emma: 10/10 body, face aged beyond her years due to excessive sun exposure. She'll be bored riding with you because you're slow and weak, so you can still ride alone like always.

2.Vicki: 10/10 face, bit too tall but she has a flat chest which makes up for a lot. She's not confident riding in traffic but she'll out-autist you any day when it comes to trains.

3.Shaima: 10/10 modest and pure Arab dream girl, will not get on a bike because she's a cager extremist, but then again you wanted to ride alone didn't you? Also comes with unbeatable pass travel perks.

NOW YOU MUST CHOOSE, no takebacks you will share a bed until one of you dies.
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Existing Lines copy
This is Christchurch, a city that is still mostly on the ground from an earthquake ten years ago. These are its only existing train lines, to serve freight from Lyttelton Port (bottom left). Passenger services from the main station (at the T of the two tracks) ceased in 2002, it now is only used for tourist lines.

How would you design a passenger rail here? Given that most of New Zealand's other cities are locked by geographical features for expansion, it's realistic that Christchurch could become New Zealand's largest city in 100 years.

The CBD is to the right of the park in the centre, and the international airport is top left. The airport also has ample expansion room, unlike Auckland and Wellington, and could overtake them for international traffic. The satellite towns of Rolleston, Lincoln and Kaiapoi are currently considered entirely different entities, but with a strong rail connection they could become commuter towns.
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5uwcabvej3141
You get about 1/3 threads that are actually related to real transport i.e buses and trains; the rest is full of cyclist twats. Seems akin to /v/s problem with anime, or /b/s problem with cumbrains
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memetrains
What's your favorite railroad and why?
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/bqg/ - Bike Questions General
bqg17
Cute /n/ girls edition

Last thread: >>1492192

Answers to common questions: http://topnigger.ueuo.com/

Helpful Resources:
https://sheldonbrown.com/
https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help
https://yarchive.net/bike/index.html

If you want help purchasing a bike, post in >>>/n/bbg
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are these tryes a meme? Need new tyres
gaytors
I'm due for a new set of 700c tyres for my road bike. What's does /n/ recommend? I've been running continental gp's but i'd rather have durability over olympic race performance
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SillyTanBug-size_restricted
Kintaro Oe, age 25. He withdrew from Tokyo University law school, but only after he had already completed the requirements for graduation. Ever since, he has traveled the highways and byways of Japan, trying out new
jobs and positions and learning about life to the fullest. In tip-top physical condition and sparkling mental health, his hobby is studying the world around him. And perhaps someday, he may be destined to save Japan, or even the world! Or then again, maybe not.
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ITT: god-tier biking albums
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I fucking hate the UCI. Their gay arbitrary boomer rules have so severely limited the bikes we have access to as consumers. Bikes like pic related are stiffer, more aero, and much more comfortable than the 100 year old double diamond design. Bicycle companies won't produce something that won't be used in a real race like the TDF or Giro. Also, the upright position for bicycles is so inefficient and outdated for recreation cyclists.
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Is this the right plan, /n/?
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Can I turn a road bike into a folding road bike?
GB-1-DAHON
I want to do what this guy does and cut a steel roadbike frame and put hinges on it so it can fold for easy commuting/transport.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkQugdK8eVM

Would a roadbike frame work for something like this? What would be the pros/cons and how would it ride compared to a solid frame? Could it even work?

>Pic related a folding bike that i cant find anywhere on the internet.
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MILW_Joe_5_14_74_s2_5e948bfbded3a_5ea8a5dd26a65
I miss this Little Joe like you wouldn't believe...
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cross
ITT: favorite track work arrangement
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809px-Northrop_YF-17_Cobra_01569_01
Prototype or concept thread.
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yesterday-tim-dunn[1]
Anyone else watching "The Architecture the Railways Built"? It's not too shabby, but it has given me a craving for more shows/documentaries on railroads. What's /n/ recommend?
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Screen Shot 2020-06-01 at 12.14.28 AM
Would anyone be interested in an album of train field recordings

I have some that I've been considering putting on bandcamp as a shitpost, after seeing this I might do it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uga_WjMb_24
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cruiseships
what is going to happen to these things?
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jek9qmbjowx31
How do you guys find good roads to bike on? I live in rural Tennessee (not the cool mountainous part) and most of the roads near me are just long straight roads with 55mph+ speed limits or little neighborhoods that dead end after a couple miles. Not ideal for cycling.

I have been able to find a few nice curvy roads near me using google street view but they're pretty short and I get tired of riding at the same places over and over.
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>That's a really neat bike you got there, anon!
>Mind if I give it a try?
Post the cost of your bike.
Post your answer.
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E9C59C2F-9E4C-4B42-B5D2-5631025E40AF
Gonna be really interesting to study the effects here.

These street closures were temporary measures during the shutdown but they’ve made them permanent now.
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Capture
What a chad.
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/sp/ x /n/
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Konachan.com - 240066 aqua_eyes blush bow eromanga-sensei gray_hair izumi_sagiri japanese_clothes kimono loli long_hair mitu_yang white
I spend more time looking at expensive beautiful bikes online than actually riding
And when I do ride my bike, the main purpose is to take pictures of it in beautiful locations
Does anyone have a similar feeling?
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bikepacking
Ok this was posted on /out/ but I thought it would also fit this board well as it is bike-specific.
I want to do something special during this years summer holidays and the best thing I could come up with is doing a bike tour to the sea and go back home by train. The only problem is that I have never done a bike tour before, I only hike and camp in the forest. So I have a couple of questions:
1. According to google maps I would have to go about 550km. Are 5 days a good estimate?
2. I only have backpacking gear and a bike. I assume the only things I would still need to buy are proper bike bags and maybe a repair kit. I own a tent and the ususal camping equipment.
3. How am I supposed to buy stuff without leaving my bike alone? I cant just buy a lock for every single bag of equipment.
4. How much training would I need, assuming that I am in relatively good shape but a bit skinny? I dont ride my bicycle more often than once a week usually atm.
5. How does one find a good camping spot while biking? When walking through the forest I usually just go away from the path to find a lonely place where nobody is going to see me, but I will probably just cycle on proper ways without good opportunities. Do I just drive away from my road into less crowded areas in the evening?
Please share all your experience bike camping, bonus points for including pics. If you have different ideas for trips that dont force me to spend a ton of money I am also happy about it. Thank you everyone.
PS: I am living in Germany if that matters.
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what is the future of air travel going to look like?
Why do we still ride in designs which are essentially 70 years old?
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keep-the-pace-1446293701
Any accessories etc. I can install on my bike to stop people from drafting me?
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file
I travel to visit real life video game locations
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Is there a term for these quarantine cyclists, /n/? They're like freds way worse and way more aggravating.
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I have a question bros. What scooter( non electronic) do you recommend?
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/n/ - IN SPACE - !!!
soyyyyyyyuz neryshemu republik svobodnyk
For me, it will always be the Soyuz.

>looks like a lovechild of the Tintin's moon rocket and the Kremlin tower
>is brought to the launch pad horizontally, by a train
>doesn't roll on flight - the whole launchpad will rotate instead
>no hypergolics, is send on its way by igniting a giant match under the engine instead
>doesn't have navigation computers onboard - the cosmonauts will find the way home with analogue 'globus' instrument
>one giant turbo pump, four engine bells per stage
>three stages
>sheds the first stage boosters in beautiful Korolev cross pattern commemorating the orthodox christian heritage of the mother Russia
>has provided continuous service to space for over 50 years and counting

Friends, comrades. When will the good old space Lada finally meet its equal, its worthy successor?
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Future of bicycle industry
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Why do you hate the future /n/?
Would you like to get back to the caves? Are you a luddit? Or a commie? I hope you're not women hating incels too.

This marvellous full suspension machine is made of garbon and weights and costs the same as you're typical enduro sled. But with this one you can do anything an adult male or female would want to. Commute, explore, tour, race or have fun. Anything.

Give me a reason why I or anyone else shouldn't consooom and buy this with hard earned money.
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>rivendell
>vanmoof
>brompton
>moulton
>brooks
>gilles berthoud
>carradice
>chris king
>MKS
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C.P. Huntington
I think I can. I think I can.I think I can. I think I can.
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American Parking Saturation
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America devotes far too many of its precious resources to parking. This is especially troubling given that driving is in decline. For example, the share of Seattle households with a car has fallen for the first time in at least 40 years, and the percentage of U.S. high school seniors with a driver’s license is at “a record low”—down from 85.3 percent in 1996 to 71.5 percent in 2015. Meanwhile, ride-sharing is up, and cities and real estate developers are striving to reduce parking requirements.
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>tfw passing helmet-fags with the wind in my hair
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orchids
You're at the cyclist cafe when this lady compliments your orchid collection.

What do you do, /n/? Oh and she's 163cm and 49kg, all slow twitch.
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cat racing bikes
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If you wanted to go alleycat racing in Europe, what would be the perfect bike build?
Hard mode, 1000 € budget.
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Do you love your bicycle?
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I'd like to fix up this old bike a bit,
the crank keeps coming loose and I think the wheels are slightly warped.

Where would I be able to source wheels and a crankase similar to these? I've looked around a bit and I'm finding either chink shit or 3000€ boyracer parts
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New Zealand Tranz Alpine
What is your country's most aesthetic railway line, /n/? As in has the best views and comfiest service, the sort of thing you'd recommend to tourists. Can be a functioning passenger service or a tourist exclusive one.

For the countries I've lived in
>New Zealand
Midland line aka TranzAlpine (tourist route)
No debate on this, it's one of the best lines in the world, but naturally is turboexpensive and is packed with 70 year olds on package holidays. Ignore them and it's almost like a rollercoaster though

>Scotland
Highland Main Line (passenger)
Some people will say west highland but I reckon in the winter nothing is comfier than the Perth to Inverness stretch with all the snow and rolling hills. Going from Edinburgh too would count the Forth Rail Bridge and Fife Coastal stations which are supremely comfy in themselves. I did this when I was returning home after the 'rona first went to lockdown and being in an empty LNER from Inverness was elite.

Post yours, we should make an official list
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Mavic
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Can we talk about mavic for a minute? What's going to happen now? They use a lot of proprietary spokes and shit, and the prices have dropped. Is that the market responding to the possibility of parts becoming unavailable?

Also can I just say how much it angers me that when I google "mavic" it's 90% drone cancer hamplanet neckbeard shit? Fuck drones and fuck drone people. They are almost as bad as unracers.
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I have a question bros.
Is there an ideal urban exploration bike? If so, what would it look like?
Something light like a road bike, but not optimized for racing.
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fuck cars
I almost got hit by a cager today. After he almost hit me, I blocked his path and stared at him menacingly. At first he just had a normal unapologetic expression. After a few seconds he was about to roll down the window because by that point he knew I was mad, so then I rode off. I just wanted to let him know I was mad.
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That's lot of trains.
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Industry and Infrastructure
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I very much like industry and the hyper-specialized transportation of odd materials such as aggregate and logs and the like. Here's a thread for discussing that.
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Is this the future?
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Why does nobody want to locate its wreck site? ;_;7
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I've been looking up the Edinburgh Tram and I just can't wrap my head around some of the decisions taken here. Can some Edinburghian perhaps explain it? Because to me it seems like so many things about it are pants-on-head retarded.

>weird stop layout: There's no stop serving the main train station, they're both about equally as far away
>same goes for the area near Charlotte square, this seems like a central area which should have a stop nearby
>some stations ridiculously far apart, Murrayfield is over 1 km away from Haymarket. This is a tram not a train, shouldn't there be a stop around Russell Road to increase coverage?
>Most of the line runs along another rail line, or otherwise on an almost full grade separated ROW, and partly through an industrial area. Why not build the tram along a main road to increase its coverage? Like along Coates-Corstorphine-Glasgow Rd
>and instead build a few more stations on the rail line and run a metro-style commuter service with stops every km or so
>why build the tram to the airport and not a rail branch?
>Extension to Leith seems sensible, but why the fuck does it run all the way to the harbor instead of along Commercial St.?
>And no branch to Edinburgh old town even planned, that would be useful for tourists; could also be extended to University of Edinburgh.
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/n/ Vidya Games
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Is Courier Crisis for the PSX the best /n/-related video game?

https://youtu.be/-13cUmfVW3M?t=265
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I want to live on the ocean. Besides buying a boat, what other things should I do and read to help me achieve this goal?
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>Pakistani passenger plane crashes near Karachi
Civil aviation authority says 99 passengers and seven crew members were onboard
>Airbus A320-214
>Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
>Immatriculation: AP-BLD: >serie 2274
>Build in 2004-08-1
PIA once again
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does steel ride better than aluminium?
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/bqg/ - Bike Questions General
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Bike Questions General - post your questions about bikes and someone might eventually try to answer it, or might not
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Hitting the wall aka bonking/blowing up
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How do you avoid this when cycling? I took only a bottle of water for a hilly two hour ride and 30min before home i utterly died and had to stop
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Thought experiment
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This is the Newark Flat Crossing: the only part left on the English rail network where two railway lines cross at grade like this.

The problem is, the East Coast Main Line - the north-south line in the image, one of the network's primary arteries - is crossed by another busy line. This puts a hard cap on rail traffic that can traverse the ECML. Complicating factors are the presence of the nearby River Trent, and the important A46 road, both of which also use bridges to cross the Trent nearby.

It's a mess: how would you re-engineer the crossing to remove the bottleneck and free up the ECML?
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Dog Aggro
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I live in a ghetto area and get chased by a different fuckin dog about once a week while out riding. DESU it's starting to give me some kinda PTSD where I go into full sprint panic mode whenever I so much as hear a barking dog now while out riding. Last chase was this big fuckin Chow looking thing the size of a bear that managed to pace me for about a quarter mile before it just got bored and turned back. So far I've only managed to aggro on flats and downhills but I'm worried one of these days one is going to aggro on a climb and get fucked.

What's the deal with dog chases? Do they actually want to fuck you up or are they just chasing? Anyone ever get caught? Opinions on defense?
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Do you guys like climbing hills?
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Why are cyclists so inconsiderate of the environment?
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Bicycle-VS-Motorcycle
You have to choose between owning solely a motorcycle or a bicycle for the rest of your life. You can't have one with the other. You can select any type of motorcycle/bicycle.

Which do you chose?
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Shimano Deore M6100. Way better than the SRAM alternatives?
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/PYBT/ - Post Your Bike Thread
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There were three /PYBT/s all week. Two are bump limited and one is a few posts from it.

Screw it, why not four on the board at once?

Edition
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