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09-18-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By caloso

For a cut like that I would just use a standard...

For a cut like that I would just use a standard Rema patch on the inside of the tire and maybe fill the outside cut with some Shoe Goo.
09-17-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By jethin

Easy: pop it off the wheel and throw it in the...

Easy: pop it off the wheel and throw it in the trash. Dork disk cleaned.

(jk — dork disks are kool, klassic and useful to boot.)
09-17-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 622
Posted By Juan Foote

Be careful to watch out for the gang affiliated...

Be careful to watch out for the gang affiliated drift racers. Most often they drive really flashy cars, play loud music, crazy hair styles. If you aren't careful you might flirt with the wrong girl...
09-16-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 483
Posted By polymorphself

Any wax you’d use on a car. Myself and many...

Any wax you’d use on a car. Myself and many others use Mother’s Caranuba wax.
09-16-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,459
Posted By delbiker1

I understand the displeasure because of the...

I understand the displeasure because of the shipping issue. Not so sure that it is PBK's fault. I order things from PBK, CRC and sometimes from China or Taiwan, but not things I am going to need...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19,614
Views: 4,174,384
Posted By ryan_rides

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New Pedals Ultegra PD-R8000 Second pair this year but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,072
Posted By WhyFi

I'll pass, but you're welcome to continue wasting...

I'll pass, but you're welcome to continue wasting more time than you need to on an inferior method.
09-15-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 713
Posted By c_m_shooter

If I have more than 1 bike (and I do), it has to...

If I have more than 1 bike (and I do), it has to be different enough to warrant having and additional bike. I can't imagine wanting to have 2 bikes that close to the same.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 895
Posted By swifty

You must have rims on the larger end of the ERTO...

You must have rims on the larger end of the ERTO tolerance scale. Both brands of road tubeless tires I've used could be fitted by hand without even using tire levers (Pirelli and Schwalbe) The only...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,540
Posted By caloso

It's basically the same reason that Usain Bolt...

It's basically the same reason that Usain Bolt would never win a marathon.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 895
Posted By noodle soup

I'd be giving tubes less thought, and be thinking...

I'd be giving tubes less thought, and be thinking more about tubeless tires/sealant + valves..
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I agree. I am going to run NOS Campagnolo Super...

I agree. I am going to run NOS Campagnolo Super Record 11 speed gruppo. 11 is cooler than 12 as numbers go.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,459
Posted By Litespud

highly unlikely you’ll be able to fit 40s. I have...

highly unlikely you’ll be able to fit 40s. I have 25s on Zonda C17 rims (actual tire width = 26mm) and I’m at the limit of my fork and close to the limit at the chain stays. I might possibly squeeze...
09-14-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,739
Posted By Kapusta

I think you are far more likely to bang up your...

I think you are far more likely to bang up your bike and mess up the interior of you car doing that than getting rear-ended. Not to mention it is more of a PITA if you need to be folding seats down...
09-12-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By wooljersey

It's just a bike!

It's just a bike. In fact it's just the latest in a long line of bikes I have owned and while this one is the most technologically advanced (titanium frame, S&S couplers, electronic shifting, 1x12...
09-12-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,125
Posted By Maelochs

I have heard it called "galvanic welding" or...

I have heard it called "galvanic welding" or something .... but a seat post can bond electrically with the seat tube, and you will go through all kinds of backyard mechanical improvisations and...
09-12-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,401
Posted By jpescatore

They have since caught and charged the idiot...

They have since caught and charged the idiot cyclist causing problems on the W&OD trail - here (https://www.arlnow.com/2020/09/07/arrest-made-in-aggressive-cyclist-case/).

I'm glad I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Barry2

Thanks for the follow up. Stages never did...

Thanks for the follow up.
Stages never did reply to my ticket.

Barry
09-10-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,401
Posted By CAT7RDR

Guys like that usually have a long history of...

Guys like that usually have a long history of anger related crimes. Doubt it is limited to MUPS.
09-10-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By wilson_smyth

Apologies, i got the taxonomy incorrect. What i...

Apologies, i got the taxonomy incorrect. What i am tightening is the stem cap. Ive watched a few videos on it and most leave it hand tight, enough so its not rattling but not so much that its making...
09-10-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By MntnMan62

Interestingly I changed my options for...

Interestingly I changed my options for notifications to not receive email notifications. Yet I continue to receive these annoying emails. Does it take time for new options to take effect?
09-10-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 424
Posted By cxwrench

The crank axle is steel, the crank arm is...

The crank axle is steel, the crank arm is aluminum. I'm pretty sure the splines on the axle are fine.
09-10-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By unterhausen

I get emails sometimes. You somehow got...

I get emails sometimes. You somehow got subscribed to those threads. I know you can unsubscribe. I'm pretty sure you have a "thread tools" drop down menu in the upper right which should allow you to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19,614
Views: 4,174,384
Posted By WorldIRC

D-Fly for my Di-2 ...

D-Fly for my Di-2
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09-09-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Bicycle rack for a moving motorized vehicle. You...

Bicycle rack for a moving motorized vehicle. You had me laughing at "velcro" and "suction cup". Are you kidding me?

You might have had that one coming.
09-09-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,048
Posted By cxwrench

Sorry guys, but big/big is very useful for many...

Sorry guys, but big/big is very useful for many riders. Shimano Di2 allows big/big standard...it blocks small/small. Sure you can duplicate the ratio in the small ring but many times it's easier to...
09-08-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,550
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 835
Posted By Steve B.

Rim brakes ?? Assuming yes, you need...

Rim brakes ??

Assuming yes, you need Shifters, F derailer, R derailer, A Junction at stem or in end of h-bar (that requires drilling holes in the h-bar or using a bar designed for Di2), B Junction...
09-08-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 742
Posted By drewtk

We had a travel trailer for a few years. ...

We had a travel trailer for a few years. Tremendous fun and great way to vacation. And we could bring our dogs with us.

Another idea: Install a hitch on the front of your truck and put a bike...
09-08-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 742
Posted By John Foster

What do you pull the trailer with? We have a...

What do you pull the trailer with? We have a front receiver on our pickup truck, pleased with it.
09-08-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,773
Posted By drewtk

I also like that I can touch my chain without...

I also like that I can touch my chain without getting a big stain. I seemed to always have marks on my legs from the chain ring.

My wife's bike requires that you pull the chain in order to...
09-08-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,773
Posted By drewtk

I wax my chains. It's a learning process the...

I wax my chains. It's a learning process the first time, and switching over a traditionally lubed chain to wax takes a little more time because you have to clean off the lube. But once you convert...
09-05-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,663
Posted By royphotog

I've been riding a motorcycle for 20 years, a...

I've been riding a motorcycle for 20 years, a sport touring Kawasaki and a dual-sport Suzuki, and find that about half of the Harley riders wave, especially in the summer, in the winter I find that...
09-05-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,867
Posted By repechage

i prefer these routes where the majority of the...

i prefer these routes where the majority of the race is point to point, much more a true Tour.
i should reference the last time there were no “transits”.
09-04-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,867
Posted By Chuckk

50 Years ago (check out Eddy!) ...

50 Years ago (check out Eddy!)
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09-03-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,937
Posted By InvertedMP

I am an airline pilot by profession, but fly...

I am an airline pilot by profession, but fly aerobatics in my Extra 300 as a hobby. I also race cars and do lots of wine tasting and evaluation for fun. ...
09-02-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 686
Posted By 3alarmer

...it's a Colnago. They are fast in any...

...it's a Colnago. They are fast in any direction. Colnago's are even fast sitting still.
09-02-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 686
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...it is impossible to diagnose a minor bend...

.
...it is impossible to diagnose a minor bend in a bicycle fork using a photograph. Major damage, sure, not a problem.
Here's an example of a picture I took of one, that looks bent in the picture,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By sfrider

You don't mention it so I will: check the chain...

You don't mention it so I will: check the chain for wear.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,513
Posted By rubiksoval

Strava should take power directly from the Wahoo...

Strava should take power directly from the Wahoo file.

I've never had Strava report a different average power than my Garmin.
09-01-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By Chuckles1

Find out the procedure to challenge the charge...

Find out the procedure to challenge the charge with your credit card. Mine has a form on back of the monthly bill for doing so. I've always paid in full, but challenged scams and the credit card...
09-01-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By Paul Barnard

Can't you do a charge back through your CC...

Can't you do a charge back through your CC company?
09-01-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 428
Posted By trailangel

Asking again..... HAVE yoU tIghtEN tHE LOCKRING...

Asking again..... HAVE yoU tIghtEN tHE LOCKRING TO 35nm....?
09-01-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By pipeliner

Hot parafin wax is the answer. Watch the YouTube...

Hot parafin wax is the answer. Watch the YouTube vids and join the club. A $12 crock pot and $8 worth of wax... I converted a month ago, can't believe how easy it is to keep clean.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,513
Posted By DrIsotope

My guess would be that the Peleton shows a bigger...

My guess would be that the Peleton shows a bigger number because bigger power numbers make people feel better. The 4iiii doesn't care about your feelings.

You've also got "new power meter fever"...
08-28-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,324
Posted By rubiksoval

Using pedal assist to go 26 mph is ridiculous,...

Using pedal assist to go 26 mph is ridiculous, ESPECIALLY on a bike path.

If you want to work hard, get a bike without pedal assist. At those speeds, you're a danger to everyone, yourself...
08-27-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By Darth Lefty

Aside from the hole what’s wrong with the tire?...

Aside from the hole what’s wrong with the tire? One of your photos looks like the tread is cracked but it’s not totally clear. Why can’t you just patch the tube?

Every major tire brand has a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Thanks all so far! I am no longer thinking...

Thanks all so far!

I am no longer thinking about getting a Colnago Master, as I just ordered one! In red no less. I got the 56cm, and it should be here in mid October.

Such a tough call on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,072
Posted By Maelochs

If you take the waxed chain somewhere where...

If you take the waxed chain somewhere where flakes aren't an issue (say over an open newspaper in the garage) and work the chain a while, most excess wax should fall off. Or, prop up the rear end and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,491
Posted By mstateglfr

The ends of the spectrum look goofy. Super tiny...

The ends of the spectrum look goofy. Super tiny bikes and super big bikes look equally odd, but for different reasons.
54-58cm is the sweetspot.

For me, what looks goofier than a frame size is...
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