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Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By GlennR

I went from Red 22 mechanical to a eTap mini...

I went from Red 22 mechanical to a eTap mini group.... new levers, same old brakes... no problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 360
Posted By GlennR

26,000 miles and that was the first time I had a...

26,000 miles and that was the first time I had a cut all the way through.

But GP4000SII are discontinued so lets wee of the 5000 are just as good.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 360
Posted By GlennR

I went 4000 miles flat free and got 2 in a week. ...

I went 4000 miles flat free and got 2 in a week.

https://i.imgur.com/Gb9wWhW.jpg
09-26-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3,688
Views: 521,262
Posted By GlennR

Great races the past few days. ...

Great races the past few days.

http://www.cyclingfans.net/2020/images/2020_uci_road_worlds_elite_women_itt_anna_van_der_breggen_victory1a.jpg
09-26-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 725
Posted By GlennR

RS look alike?

RS look alike?
09-26-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,222
Posted By GlennR

WD40 = Water Displacer 40th formula It's not...

WD40 = Water Displacer 40th formula

It's not a lubricant.

But WD40 is now a brand and they make multiple different products.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19,633
Views: 4,180,590
Posted By GlennR

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/5...

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51YQfgFESqL._AC_SX355_.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 360
Posted By GlennR

I carry CO2. I also have a second bike with...

I carry CO2.

I also have a second bike with tubeless..... ever see the inside of a tire after it was filled with sealant? Not something you'll want to do on the side of the road. Also the bead on...
09-26-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 725
Posted By GlennR

How about on a Porsche? If you're racing...

How about on a Porsche?

If you're racing Paris to Dakar you want them.
https://hips.hearstapps.com/hmg-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/images/1985-porsche-959-paris-dakar-0-1530289574.jpg?

So it all...
09-25-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 725
Posted By GlennR

Nothing wrong with putting fenders on a $4k bike....

Nothing wrong with putting fenders on a $4k bike. My "winter / foul weather' bike is in that price range and I tried to find fenders that that would fit to keep my dryer in the rain and snow.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By GlennR

Well.. I would hope a 25mm is not too big size a...

Well.. I would hope a 25mm is not too big size a 28mm will not clear the front fork.... 2015 Emonda SLR.
09-25-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By GlennR

I need 1 plastic tire lever to remove the tore...

I need 1 plastic tire lever to remove the tore from my carbon wheels and can reinstall with my hands. Now on my tubeless wheels it's near impossible to get the tires off and on with tools and totally...
09-25-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 725
Posted By GlennR

I can count on one hand the number of times i've...

I can count on one hand the number of times i've had to put a hose to my bike in the 6 seasons i've owned it. And those weer times I was caught in the rain and the it was full of mud and sand.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By GlennR

My "real" friends don't ride. So are...

My "real" friends don't ride.

So are GP4000's NLA?

It's just that i've been real happy with them over the past 5 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By GlennR

Gp4000sii... Nla?

So I had to replace my rear tire due to a cut in the sidewall. I always keep a spare but now i'm looking to buy another spare and all i see are the GP5000, no one lists the GP4000SII, are then NLA?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 442,420
Posted By GlennR

Could of got the 303s with black decals. ...

Could of got the 303s with black decals.
https://i.imgur.com/OCesZ46.jpg
09-24-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,745
Posted By GlennR

Good luck getting out of the way of a car commng...

Good luck getting out of the way of a car commng at you at 40mph. ;)
Forum: Northeast
09-24-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 212,174
Posted By GlennR

Rode to Target Rock and got a flat 15 miles from...

Rode to Target Rock and got a flat 15 miles from home. No problem until i inspected the tire..... no bueno.

Took out the tire boot I carry and i guess after 4 years it didn't stick. No gel...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,161
Posted By GlennR

Agreed... he should of had lights on. Right...

Agreed... he should of had lights on.

Right or wrong, if as a cyclists, it's your obligation and your benefit to make yourself visible. You have to assume that drivers don't see you or don't care...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,059
Posted By GlennR

Sorry... not that easy. Am I being excluded? Now...

Sorry... not that easy. Am I being excluded? Now that I think if it....
"I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member." Julius "Groucho" Marx
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,059
Posted By GlennR

What am i missing?

What am i missing?
09-23-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By GlennR

Yes, but you said "wider", not different aspect...

Yes, but you said "wider", not different aspect ratio.

Also a bicycle tire does not have the same profile as a car. If you compared it to a motorcycle tire you would of been better off.
09-23-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 655
Posted By GlennR

I was told to dress for 10 miles out.

I was told to dress for 10 miles out.
09-23-20, 04:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 564
Posted By GlennR

True, a 14# bike costs more than a 25#.

True, a 14# bike costs more than a 25#.
09-22-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 564
Posted By GlennR

Since getting hit by a car can be pretty life...

Since getting hit by a car can be pretty life changing, we cyclists need to take all the responsibility for our safety. Drivers surely don't and telling you their sorry and didn't see you won't make...
09-22-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By GlennR

A 195/60-15 is 24.213" tall A 205/60-15 is...

A 195/60-15 is 24.213" tall
A 205/60-15 is 24.685" tall
A 225/60-15 is 25.630" tall

The aspect ratio is 60% of the width.
Forum: Northeast
09-22-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 212,174
Posted By GlennR

Did you post that a the skate park?

Did you post that a the skate park?
09-22-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 564
Posted By GlennR

I use lights during the day at times. Early...

I use lights during the day at times. Early summer mornings on tree line roads there are deep shadows. And in the winter when the sun is low in the sky and cars can't see you.
09-22-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,745
Posted By GlennR

no, just stupid. BTW, these were adults who...

no, just stupid.

BTW, these were adults who I assume drive and should know better.
09-22-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 655
Posted By GlennR

I'm Long Long Island and ride in the winter. ...

I'm Long Long Island and ride in the winter.

For the bottom, get a pair of running tights, you can wear them over your bibs.

For the top you want to mix and match layers. Sleeveless shirt,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,059
Posted By GlennR

Not sure if you saw this in the original post: ...

Not sure if you saw this in the original post:
"what's up with all these people running aero bikes and 50mm+ deep carbon rims running this cylindrical "

So I don't think he's asking about riders...
09-22-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By GlennR

Seem obvious to me. This is why some...

Seem obvious to me.

This is why some cyclocross riders go to a 650b wheels when running very "wide" tires.
09-22-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,721
Posted By GlennR

3 posts and 17 quotes... seems a bit backwards.

3 posts and 17 quotes... seems a bit backwards.
09-22-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,745
Posted By GlennR

Just today I was riding on a 2 lane road, 1 each...

Just today I was riding on a 2 lane road, 1 each way, and saw 2 cyclists approaching from the opposite direction on my side. I also saw a mini van start backing out of the driveway. I'm sure the...
09-22-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 564
Posted By GlennR

Mu Zipp 303s didn't come with any... i feel...

Mu Zipp 303s didn't come with any... i feel cheated.
09-22-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25,522
Views: 2,524,660
Posted By GlennR

58 miles with a 16mph headwind. Which means a...

58 miles with a 16mph headwind. Which means a 16mph tailwind also.
09-22-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,413
Posted By GlennR

I've found 3 different sized kids bike at the...

I've found 3 different sized kids bike at the curb. All needed some minor attention, but none needed any parts. I have them saved for when my grandkids can ride them.
Forum: Northeast
09-22-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 212,174
Posted By GlennR

Another windy day.... sort of like riding up a...

Another windy day.... sort of like riding up a hill that never ends.

58 miles with half tailwind and 2/3 headwind.
09-22-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 564
Posted By GlennR

But do you have one from a 14# bike? I'm...

But do you have one from a 14# bike?


I'm sure it's the same reflector that comes on a $200 bike.
09-22-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 564
Posted By GlennR

If you pay for postage, i'll send you mine. ...

If you pay for postage, i'll send you mine.

I'll also include valve caps and spoke discs.

I do use a tail light and either a front light or a headlight if riding at night for safety. Reflectors...
09-22-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,413
Posted By GlennR

https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a20049269/6-r...

https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a20049269/6-reasons-to-avoid-walmart-bikes/

https://www.sdf-law.com/blog/2017/january/some-assembly-still-required-wal-mart-faces-clas/
09-22-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 564
Posted By GlennR

The stickers are to prevent the valve stems from...

The stickers are to prevent the valve stems from rattling.

By law they are required to install reflectors. Most of the other stuff was from the shipping box.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,959
Posted By GlennR

Are you implying that Mary is a female or a male...

Are you implying that Mary is a female or a male named Mary?
09-21-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By GlennR

^^^^^^ This. $500 off is worth a scratch...

^^^^^^
This.

$500 off is worth a scratch you'd have a week later.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 991
Posted By GlennR

I'm working on it. First step is to...

I'm working on it.

First step is to recognize the problem.

Second step is to ask the doctor for a script for medical cannabis. (nah)
09-21-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 913
Posted By GlennR

klaatu barada nikto

klaatu barada nikto
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 991
Posted By GlennR

I've noticed that i've become a grumpy old man...

I've noticed that i've become a grumpy old man and realized that I won't change anything and should stop wasting my time caring what others do.

Ride the wrong way, not wear a helmet, not wear...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,059
Posted By GlennR

Maybe... I usually bring 2 gels, a banana and a...

Maybe... I usually bring 2 gels, a banana and a granola bar for a 60 mile ride.

But i've gone on group rides where they stop at a deli and have sandwiches with a 1/3lb of meat and a bag of chips....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,059
Posted By GlennR

No... it's just the truth. If i wanted to be...

No... it's just the truth.

If i wanted to be gross, i would of posted a picture to illustrate my point.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:54 PM
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