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09-08-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,298
Posted By dddd

The Varsity is a special bike with it's...

The Varsity is a special bike with it's super-relaxed frame geometry and sturdy kickstand keeping the parked bike ever so well-planted.

The easiest upgrade process might be to find a better bike...
08-24-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,922
Posted By wingless

The Cygolite Hotshot Pro 150 Tail Light...

The Cygolite Hotshot Pro 150 Tail Light (https://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/1126359-wingless-cygolite-hotshot-pro-150-lumen-tail-light.html) is a terrific...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,406
Posted By Bah Humbug

There are too many beautiful bikes to ride an...

There are too many beautiful bikes to ride an ugly one. Which is which is entirely subjective, but I very much doubt many people spend nice-bike money on a bike they think is ugly.
08-19-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,572
Posted By Maelochs

Riding on gravel.

Riding on gravel.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,696
Posted By seypat

It might be the new "in thing/pro look" trickling...

It might be the new "in thing/pro look" trickling down to the average Joes.
08-12-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,929
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Yes. Unequivocally.

Yes. Unequivocally.
08-11-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,884
Posted By cb400bill

Why waste time and money? Buy the bike that you...

Why waste time and money? Buy the bike that you want.
07-31-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,474
Posted By canklecat

Yeah, I dropped out of a semi-fast group because...

Yeah, I dropped out of a semi-fast group because they were getting younger and faster and I was... not.

Over the years I've dropped from averaging 20 mph to 18 to 17 ... etc. Some days I struggle...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 02:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,970
Posted By SurferCyclist

Much more comfortable, no waist band digging in...

Much more comfortable, no waist band digging in for hours on end. There may be a case of better fit as well, the straps keep shorts in place but primarily it's a comfort thing.
07-23-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,758
Posted By Ray9

A bicycle is a beautiful thing.

I have a fleet of expensive bicycles and I ride one of them 50 miles a day; I am 73. I saved a lot of money over the years from not purchasing thousands of cartons of cigarettes, a warehouse full of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By upthywazzoo

I would also side with the mid-level Allez.

I would also side with the mid-level Allez.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 776,309
Posted By zx9rmal

Almost 30 years old. Still love riding it. ...

Almost 30 years old. Still love riding it.
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 776,309
Posted By OldFartCyclist

Here's my Lynskey R-240. Under 17 lbs for large...

Here's my Lynskey R-240. Under 17 lbs for large frame. Actually lighter and more comfortable than my 2010 Specialized Roubaix Expert that I no longer have. The Lynskey is full DA9100 W/ Mvic...
05-09-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,190
Posted By Ross520

Why is she dressed like a roller derby girl? ...

Why is she dressed like a roller derby girl?

What a goofball.
Forum: Commuting
04-11-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,592
Posted By GeneO

Yes, flashing lights front and rear. But the rear...

Yes, flashing lights front and rear. But the rear needs to be intense. I would recommend a Cygolite hotshot 150 lumen or better for the taillight.
03-13-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,361
Posted By DaveSSS

I deliberately rode in the rain once, almost 30...

I deliberately rode in the rain once, almost 30 years ago. That was enough for me. I've also been caught in a rain with substantial lightening. No thank you.
03-13-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,361
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

I avoid it

I avoid it
03-13-20, 03:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,361
Posted By Kabuki12

I used to ride in the rain back when I was in my...

I used to ride in the rain back when I was in my twenties. My wife and I lived on a sail boat in Channel Islands Harbor for twelve years and did not drive a car for about two years. It could be...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,656
Posted By bobin

I agree for everything except this FD from...

I agree for everything except this FD from Shimano. I've never been able to get it to perform to the point where I'm not constantly fidgeting with it. So yeah - for FD I need a pro, I'm just going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,656
Posted By colnago62

Find a new bike shop. There is no excuse for a...

Find a new bike shop. There is no excuse for a bike shop not to be able to adjust a Shimano derailleur correctly.
02-02-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,699
Posted By livedarklions

This discussion just gets dumber and dumber. I'm...

This discussion just gets dumber and dumber. I'm either doing business with my LBS because they meet my needs or I'm not. I'm paying them for goods received and services rendered. I don't usually...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,074
Posted By CAT7RDR

I ride a lot of steep grades. My risk management...

I ride a lot of steep grades. My risk management spidey intuition tells me the bike gods would frown upon me if I rode tires like those in the above pics.
Nothing like a face plant at 30 mph from a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,074
Posted By alcjphil

Maybe all you guys who wear tires down to the...

Maybe all you guys who wear tires down to the casing should be buying lottery tickets. I have done this once by mistake and I am not bragging about it
01-16-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,772
Posted By Rajflyboy

No Strava Actually staying low tech is part...

No Strava

Actually staying low tech is part of why I ride
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,343
Posted By Psimet2001

Hanger is bent. How can I tell? Because I have...

Hanger is bent. How can I tell? Because I have been doing this longer than I care to admit. You can't tell by looking at the hanger on a table. It has nothing to do with any of that and "bent" is a...
11-24-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,409
Posted By jadocs

You need more rest.

You need more rest.
Forum: Commuting
11-23-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,448
Posted By blackbomber

I do what I feel is safest. I already propagate a...

I do what I feel is safest. I already propagate a negative stereotype by riding on sidewalks occasionally (usually when I have kids in tow). Riding on sidewalks is completely legal where I live (i...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 776,309
Posted By jadocs

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Updated pic, 6250 miles later
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 776,309
Posted By lostronin

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Added a non-titanium Brooks to the Lynskey...
11-14-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,732
Posted By mcours2006

I like the Star Trek ones, though I wouldn't be...

I like the Star Trek ones, though I wouldn't be caught dead wearing the red one.:)
11-09-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,180
Posted By lostronin

I concur with shelbyfv. I bought a lightly used...

I concur with shelbyfv. I bought a lightly used Peloton off of Craigslist and it rides like a dream. No regrets.
11-09-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,180
Posted By shelbyfv

I bought their least expensive road frame and...

I bought their least expensive road frame and fork a few years ago. At the time it was called Peloton. It was the model they recommended as having the smoothest ride. A friend bought the same frame...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,040
Posted By melikebikey35

Bikes do not hold their value well. At all. ...

Bikes do not hold their value well. At all.

For instance, I had a 2018 Domane and was only able to sell it for half of what I paid, despite it being only 3 months old. And now, I'm trying to...
10-30-19, 04:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,696
Posted By GlennR

My 2Ę, as long as you are moving forward, you're...

My 2Ę, as long as you are moving forward, you're doing OK. Also there's always someone faster than you.

If you want to be stronger and ride faster... ride more.

Now if you really need anonymous...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,320
Posted By CarloM

Iím not here to try and win you over. The vast...

Iím not here to try and win you over. The vast majority of reviews Iíve seen both here in this forum and in the web are adjective based. Thatís usually what an Internet forum is for, sharing opinions...
10-22-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,782
Posted By Sojodave

I've regretted the 15 saddles that I bought so...

I've regretted the 15 saddles that I bought so far...and counting
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 30,418
Posted By mjd420nova

Lordy what a long thread. Read them all and...

Lordy what a long thread. Read them all and didn't find any mention of the conversion kits to mount on a standard bike. The wife has had both knees replaced and had difficulty getting a pedal bike...
10-11-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,713
Posted By Ghazmh

I like my Ti bike so much I bought another.

I like my Ti bike so much I bought another.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,553
Posted By terrymorse

12 months of cycling in the SF Bay Area. The...

12 months of cycling in the SF Bay Area. The worst we have to contend with is the occasional hard rain.
10-10-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,713
Posted By General Geoff

As an owner of a titanium bike, I quite like...

As an owner of a titanium bike, I quite like well-built aluminum and steel bikes too (and have owned all three; still have an aluminum one). I just like metal frames in general.
10-10-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,713
Posted By sumgy

Again, not what was said. Seems people want to...

Again, not what was said.
Seems people want to use anything said to justify their own position and to make out that posters are "denigrating" others.
You need to re-read the comment I made and the...
10-10-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By trailangel

My mom always cleans my clothes.

My mom always cleans my clothes.
10-09-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,444
Posted By Darth Lefty

I think you should buy one, then use it until...

I think you should buy one, then use it until itís gone. Once that is finished, buy a different one, and repeat. There are enough brands that, by the time you finish your experiment, youíll be dead.
10-08-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,056
Posted By coopman

You crack me up, Glenn.

You crack me up, Glenn.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,757
Posted By indyfabz

That's why I change my fork after every ride.

That's why I change my fork after every ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,757
Posted By velopig

Unfortunately a vast majority of Ti bikes...

Unfortunately a vast majority of Ti bikes delivered use carbon forks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,923
Posted By Psimet2001

You can build any rim to any tension you want as...

You can build any rim to any tension you want as long as it results in a stress that is below yield. The only thing that will change is the number of cycles to failure will be reduced. Finding the...
09-11-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,925
Posted By JonathanGennick

An underrated aspect of cycling as a sport is ......

An underrated aspect of cycling as a sport is ... that it can be enjoyed alone. I like that I can go for a ride by myself just as easily as with a group of friends.
Forum: Commuting
09-10-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,363
Posted By wolfchild

I said this before and I will say it again...DST...

I said this before and I will say it again...DST should be abolished because it serves absolutely no purpose in our modern world.
Forum: Commuting
09-10-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,363
Posted By mcours2006

Dst should be abolished completely. It serves no...

Dst should be abolished completely. It serves no useful purpose, and likely causes more traffic-related deaths each year when we all spring forward.
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