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10-18-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,154
Posted By Skulking

Medical science doesn't yet know what causes...

Medical science doesn't yet know what causes Graves disease, but knowing people around here, I bet we'll have this all sorted in the next 20 posts or so.
10-18-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 921
Posted By mstateglfr

Of course you don't have to spend that much. ...

Of course you don't have to spend that much.
Your comment makes no sense. It could easily be applied to anything on that site or other product sites.

Ok so now I have to spend $ 200 dollars for...
10-18-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 921
Posted By mstateglfr

Just like passive aggressive comments about the...

Just like passive aggressive comments about the genre, clothing marketed to gravel riding isn't new.
10-18-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By Iride01

All this negativity and no one yet has given an...

All this negativity and no one yet has given an example of a UN-300 failing more than a UN55.

It seems the UN300 has some engineering to address issues that people have with the UN55 when the...
10-18-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,335
Posted By 10 Wheels

Please Go Bright. ...

Please Go Bright.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1074/42_shade_00b43756a377802b25fbbd398373b144af97dfe9.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Koyote

I'm not familiar with the particular wheels you...

I'm not familiar with the particular wheels you are discussing, but I do think that, at your weight, 32x spokes is advisable. And Dura Ace hubs are pretty much gold standard, as long as you will...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By Kimmo

Yeah, that noodly aircraft grade ally just...

Yeah, that noodly aircraft grade ally just doesn't cut it, that's why the pros on Shimano get their mechanics to paint Dura-Ace logos on carbon cranks.
10-16-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By IPassGas

Ode to UN55 BB

It is sad that Shimano has archived the UN55 BB. I always thought that for its price is was a dependable component and a mostly true "bike standard" (thinking Sheldon on the proliferation of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,261
Posted By Psimet2001

I'm flabbergasted by it. This is beyond making...

I'm flabbergasted by it. This is beyond making sense.

Your BB is toast. You rode it until you destroyed the cartridge bearing and it came apart. Replace it. Because it's so torched you have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 02:22 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-20, 12:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By Lemond1985

Yes, they are 22% lighter and 14% sharper this...

Yes, they are 22% lighter and 14% sharper this year. Those skinny undernourished ones are always the sharpest.



I would never want to watch a movie with that title.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 980
Posted By MinnMan

When they start causing problems. Usual first...

When they start causing problems. Usual first problem is either not smooth clipping in or unintentional clipping out.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By Sy Reene

The 2020 line of goatheads I've heard are even...

The 2020 line of goatheads I've heard are even less laterally compliant but still vertically stiff.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By HTupolev

I'm not in goathead territory, but if you're...

I'm not in goathead territory, but if you're trying to protect against skinny sharp stabby things while maintaining decent rolling performance, the obvious thing to try is tubeless.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,794
Posted By tyrion

It's refreshing to get away from the racing...

It's refreshing to get away from the racing mindset and focus solely on spending money.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,794
Posted By WhyFi

So don't buy it.

So don't buy it.
10-01-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By Koyote

OP: What is the point of this poll?

OP: What is the point of this poll?
10-01-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By MattTheHat

You need another poll option: “Yes, I know and I...

You need another poll option: “Yes, I know and I don’t care.”
09-26-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,769
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Metabolic efficiency doesn't win races or...

Metabolic efficiency doesn't win races or minimize fatigue on long rides, and less is a good thing when you have over 7% body fat because reducing that makes you faster up hills.
09-26-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,769
Posted By livedarklions

Oh, ffs. There's no one right answer. People vary...

Oh, ffs. There's no one right answer. People vary too much in the balance between cardio endurance and leg strength.

Is this Recycled Argument Thread Week?
09-26-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,769
Posted By 70sSanO

“Using a group of nine volunteers...” I got...

“Using a group of nine volunteers...”

I got a couple buddies, a neighbor, and the guy down the street who walks the dog to disprove that study.

John
09-22-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 10,758
Posted By BobbyG

Basically walking and hiking are just standing.

Basically walking and hiking are just standing.
09-22-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 10,758
Posted By hubcyclist

Personally, I think people overestimate the...

Personally, I think people overestimate the calories required to cycle and so they probably end up eating in excess of what they burn. If you're burning 300-500 calories per hour and then loading up...
09-22-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 10,758
Posted By genejockey

You also have to stop eating so much.

You also have to stop eating so much.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,104
Posted By surak

I don't think anyone else in Road Cycling can...

I don't think anyone else in Road Cycling can relate, because we don't ride everywhere pretending to be in a Rad Race. Keeping rubber side down is not what we consider "high maintenance."
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,104
Posted By atwl77

OP: I've always taken care of my bike and I'm not...

OP: I've always taken care of my bike and I'm not disrespectful to my bikes

Also OP: throwing my bike down bailing

Me: :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,104
Posted By znomit

:popcorn

:popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,738
Posted By guadzilla

All you fatties are missing the most important...

All you fatties are missing the most important point.

Back to the topic - lower pressures are good, but if you are going for speed, i think some of the folks here are using far too low a pressure.
09-19-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By GlennR

Yes... the wind tunnel data the teams use.

Yes... the wind tunnel data the teams use.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By BenBoozer

Finally got the correct tubes and wheels mounted....

Finally got the correct tubes and wheels mounted. I’m loving how it looks! Will follow up after my first ride.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By MinnMan

Fair enough. I didn't mean to boost any...

Fair enough. I didn't mean to boost any particular brand. I was just highlighting the concept.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,571
Posted By HTupolev

If you don't like how a bike looks, don't buy it.

If you don't like how a bike looks, don't buy it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,571
Posted By rubiksoval

Never buy an ugly bike.

Never buy an ugly bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,571
Posted By Plainsman

Buy what you will look at every day and be...

Buy what you will look at every day and be excited about riding. Some may call that vanity, but most of us don’t ride bikes for a living, we do it for fun. I want to be excited every time I look at...
09-12-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,130
Posted By wipekitty

I make my own noodles. At home. The last time I...

I make my own noodles. At home. The last time I tried to get noodles at the LGS, they screwed it up. It's not that hard to make your own noodles, especially with Youtube. If you can't make your own...
09-12-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,130
Posted By Skulking

This suggestion belongs in the Forum Suggestions...

This suggestion belongs in the Forum Suggestions & User Assistance sub-forum. Thanks.
09-11-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,130
Posted By Eprobungs

Titanium offers lateral stiffness balanced with...

Titanium offers lateral stiffness balanced with vertical compliance.
It’s comfortable, light, stiff, corrosion resistant, and longer lasting than the other cup materials.
Thus it is the material of...
09-10-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,130
Posted By downhillmaster

Do you buy your noodles at a LGS(local grocery...

Do you buy your noodles at a LGS(local grocery store)or just sample them at Costco and then buy them online?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 186,186
Posted By guadzilla

So LB has released tire pressure charts and also...

So LB has released tire pressure charts and also edited their pressure recommendations:
https://www.lightbicycle.com/newsletter/Tubeless-Tire-Pressure-Charts.html

Back to 110psi for the hooked...
09-09-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,130
Posted By AlmostTrick

[Self Appointed thread police] Wrong forum, this...

[Self Appointed thread police] Wrong forum, this belongs in training and nutrition.
09-09-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,130
Posted By davei1980

If making Cup o'Noodles was a bike forums thread:

[newuserbikeguy] Hey guys, new to the forum! Just making some cup o'noodles and heard conflicting reports, should you fill the styrofoam cup ALL the way to the fill line with hot water? That seems...
09-08-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,304
Posted By gsa103

Why? Gear inches aren't widely used outside of...

Why? Gear inches aren't widely used outside of some bike mechanics and junior racing limits. Racing wheel sizes are completely standard so looking at gear ratios tells you everything. Gear inches...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,998
Posted By relrrt

I rode across country 3367 miles on the same set...

I rode across country 3367 miles on the same set and only had 2 flats.
09-06-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,304
Posted By 79pmooney

Subtraction with two more dots. (They can be had...

Subtraction with two more dots. (They can be had to see.) If you simply pull out the calculator (app or whatever) and do 32 - 32 X 27 you get 0. Every time. (You mean to tell me I had to put on...
09-06-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,304
Posted By conspiratemus1

W

Well, division is sort of like subtraction, right?
09-06-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,304
Posted By dsbrantjr

Perhaps athletic ability and math acumen are not...

Perhaps athletic ability and math acumen are not related, or he misspoke.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,998
Posted By MinnMan

If you don't "give two cents' about why we choose...

If you don't "give two cents' about why we choose what we choose, why are you bothering to post in this thread? Nobody said that they were going to pry those Gatorskins out of your cold dead hands. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,998
Posted By noodle soup

all the hassles of tubulars, without the...

all the hassles of tubulars, without the benefits.

:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,998
Posted By MinnMan

I didn't even know that Gatorskin Tubulars were a...

I didn't even know that Gatorskin Tubulars were a thing. A quick glance at specs makes me think that it's an entirely different tire from Gatorskin clinchers - for example, the tubulars have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,998
Posted By Bah Humbug

We’re not whining; we’re laughing too.

We’re not whining; we’re laughing too.
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