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Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 106
Posted By bruce19

Tubeless is so much easier. I see no reason to go...

Tubeless is so much easier. I see no reason to go with tubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 203
Posted By bruce19

Tubeless. But, I do carry a mini pump in my back...

Tubeless. But, I do carry a mini pump in my back pocket. I have 2 bikes with tubeless and my GF has one. In the past 2 yrs....zero flats.
09-26-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 150
Posted By bruce19

Start with inseam. Convert inches to CM and...

Start with inseam. Convert inches to CM and multiply by .665. That will put you in the ballpark. This is the formula used by Greg Lemond. However, that is given a traditional TT. If you have a...
09-26-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,489
Posted By bruce19

My GURU is made with Columbus Spirit and it's my...

My GURU is made with Columbus Spirit and it's my understanding that it's pretty light for steel. But, no, it's never going to be as light as a good CF frame.
09-25-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,489
Posted By bruce19

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I am pretty happy with my GURU Sidero. 17 lbs. 12 oz and a joy to ride.
09-24-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,177
Posted By bruce19

I've been using the Italian Road Bike mirrors....

I've been using the Italian Road Bike mirrors. They are glass...they are unobtrusive...they work well. I'm good
09-24-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,489
Posted By bruce19

Wrong again.

Wrong again.
09-24-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,489
Posted By bruce19

I am not particulary inclined to any frame...

I am not particulary inclined to any frame material but that is wrong. There are differences.
09-24-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,552
Posted By bruce19

We have 7 bikes. They all hang on hooks in our...

We have 7 bikes. They all hang on hooks in our garage. And, they are chained together with a seriously heavy duty chain and lock. Although in recent days I keep my Guru Sidero in the house.
09-23-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,489
Posted By bruce19

I'm a recreational rider. My steel GURU weighs 17...

I'm a recreational rider. My steel GURU weighs 17 lbs. 10 oz. My CAAD 12 weighs about the same. I love them both. I'm good. And...I'm pretty sure I'm not about to be picked up by a TdF team anytime...
09-23-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,552
Posted By bruce19

Exactly like my Boxer. I love her to death but as...

Exactly like my Boxer. I love her to death but as a guard dog she's useless.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,264
Posted By bruce19

No....23s are not "hot." Yes....they are soon...

No....23s are not "hot."
Yes....they are soon to be history.
09-22-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,552
Posted By bruce19

You need a pit bull.

You need a pit bull.
09-21-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By bruce19

Does it fit?

Does it fit?
09-20-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 951
Posted By bruce19

I had a 2014 Focus ST and could get two road...

I had a 2014 Focus ST and could get two road bikes in the back with front wheels off. I now have a 2016 Fiesta ST. I've put one bike in the back but I generally use a Saris rack to transport two...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,427
Posted By bruce19

I'm running 25's that are tubeless and I run...

I'm running 25's that are tubeless and I run approx 85-90 psi rear and 75 psi front. I'm 185 lbs.
09-19-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 951
Posted By bruce19

My Ford Focus ST and my current Fiesta ST are...

My Ford Focus ST and my current Fiesta ST are awesome for my purposes. Unfortunately Ford no longer makes them so it would have to be used.
09-19-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By bruce19

Nice. As you cycle and age you will get leaner...

Nice. As you cycle and age you will get leaner and shorter. Eventually it will fit. That's my theory.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,183
Posted By bruce19

I don't respond to his posts anymore. Not worth...

I don't respond to his posts anymore. Not worth the trouble.
09-17-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By bruce19

I believe it was years later but LeMond had his...

I believe it was years later but LeMond had his steel bikes being built by Zen in Portland (?). I think Look was building his CF bikes. Trek's position on the LeMond-Armstrong issue is why I've never...
09-17-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By bruce19

My favorite cyclist.

My favorite cyclist.
09-16-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,396
Posted By bruce19

Hill repeats.

Hill repeats.
09-16-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By bruce19

Mavic Aksiums are not expensive and bullet-proof.

Mavic Aksiums are not expensive and bullet-proof.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,798
Posted By bruce19

FWIW...I love my CAAD 12 but my Guru Sidero...

FWIW...I love my CAAD 12 but my Guru Sidero (steel) is quicker steering and incredibly agile. It's all down to a steep fork rake on the Guru. The CAAD 12 is not far off. I've owned everything from...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,798
Posted By bruce19

A friend of mine and former LBS owner was a rep...

A friend of mine and former LBS owner was a rep for Bianchi. He let me try out an Infinto. (I think that was the model. It's been a few years.) I was not a fan. It had this hollow sound and feel. I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,798
Posted By bruce19

This may be helpful....

This may be helpful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsVb81DuHO8
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,798
Posted By bruce19

That's what GCN says.

That's what GCN says.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,798
Posted By bruce19

This.

This.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,798
Posted By bruce19

I also have a CAAD 12 that weighs 17.5 lbs w/...

I also have a CAAD 12 that weighs 17.5 lbs w/ Speedplay Zeros and Mavic USTs. I'm a recreational rider so a CF frame doesn't really interest me. Just not worth the money it would take to be "better"...
09-15-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 994
Posted By bruce19

Congratulations on your return. Ride on.

Congratulations on your return. Ride on.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 799
Posted By bruce19

My Guru runs SRAM Red mechanical and my CAAD 12...

My Guru runs SRAM Red mechanical and my CAAD 12 runs 105. I am constantly switching between bikes. You get used to it. Not a big problem.
09-12-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By bruce19

Happy Birthday. I've done that ride many times on...

Happy Birthday. I've done that ride many times on my Ducatis. Lovely.
09-12-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,171
Posted By bruce19

I'd make sure by checking the manufacturer's...

I'd make sure by checking the manufacturer's specs and trying it out. Good luck
09-11-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,171
Posted By bruce19

And, it's cheaper to manufacture a bike in 3...

And, it's cheaper to manufacture a bike in 3 sizes (S-M-L) than to build many more and more precise sizes.
09-11-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,171
Posted By bruce19

Why is it that people seem to think that the only...

Why is it that people seem to think that the only way to determine frame size is with your height? Start with inseam.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,362
Posted By bruce19

You don't need a new bike. Better?

You don't need a new bike. Better?
09-10-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 932
Posted By bruce19

To quote: Keith Bontrager “Strong, Light,...

To quote: Keith Bontrager

“Strong, Light, Cheap--pick any two.”
09-09-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,134
Posted By bruce19

I'm not that interested in CF generally. So, that...

I'm not that interested in CF generally. So, that would be a negative for buying used.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,449
Posted By bruce19

If you expect a simple yes or no from anyone...

If you expect a simple yes or no from anyone here....learn to live with disappointment.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,183
Posted By bruce19

Are you running Mavic or another brand?

Are you running Mavic or another brand?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,183
Posted By bruce19

I bought them (2 wheel sets) from Competitive...

I bought them (2 wheel sets) from Competitive Cyclist. I called them for a suggestion for replacement tires. I just wanted to have a pair on hand when the time came. Got into a conversation with one...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,183
Posted By bruce19

FWIW I have literally done nothing to them in 2...

FWIW I have literally done nothing to them in 2 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,183
Posted By bruce19

Since switching to Mavic USTs.....2 years....no...

Since switching to Mavic USTs.....2 years....no flats. I was skeptical but no longer.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 02:22 PM
09-06-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,114
Posted By bruce19

I'm not good at all the little graphic symbols...

I'm not good at all the little graphic symbols for care but it definitely says not to put it in the dryer and to wash at 30 degrees. On a jersey. I also know Assos does not want your bibs in a washer...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By bruce19

I'm a believer in "if you have an...

I'm a believer in "if you have an itch.....scratch it."
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By bruce19

I have been riding about 2K miles per year. But,...

I have been riding about 2K miles per year. But, I split it between 2 bike both of which are Mavic USTs. So, for the past 2 years the tires on both bikes are just fine. So, maybe 2K each bike and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,017
Posted By bruce19

+1 I also live in CT.

+1 I also live in CT.
09-05-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,112
Posted By bruce19

I don't have problems online. I use Competitive...

I don't have problems online. I use Competitive Cyclist and they are incredibly good.
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