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07-13-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,200
Posted By Ross520

Why do you even care? I mean, seriously, if...

Why do you even care?

I mean, seriously, if it's a quality product, why does it matter to you?

I can think of one reason... 🤔.
07-12-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 699
Posted By Ross520

Are you saying you're faster up the mountain, or...

Are you saying you're faster up the mountain, or just enjoy it more?
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Because the two are quite different.
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So, obviously, human beings are not created equally, right?

Some are...
07-10-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,718
Posted By Ross520

First world problems.

First world problems.
07-08-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,307
Posted By Ross520

Like others said, intervals are vital to gaining...

Like others said, intervals are vital to gaining real fitness.

Don't expect to keep up with elite riders when you're only 3 months in though, regardless of training.

Eventually you'll realize...
07-07-20, 01:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,709
Posted By Ross520

Yes, we get it, you bike is ugly and now you're...

Yes, we get it, you bike is ugly and now you're making it even uglier.

It is, however, utterly perplexing to me why a grown-man is riding around on a child's bike with the saddle jacked-up to...
07-06-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By Ross520

I love that practically no one chimed-in about...

I love that practically no one chimed-in about what product they use...

Bait not taken. Holy war averted.

I think we're evolving.
07-03-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,312
Posted By Ross520

It shouldn't be a surprise that 25 mile rides...

It shouldn't be a surprise that 25 mile rides don't require food. Just water is fine (before and during) for short ones, even at a quick pace.

I wouldn't try that with a fast century, or a really...
06-30-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,062
Posted By Ross520

Amazon... A warning.

Just an FYI for those that weren't already aware, Amazon is an awful place to purchase bike parts and accessories.

Here's the thing, counterfeits run rampant on their Marketplace, and they do...
06-28-20, 01:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 700
Posted By Ross520

I don't think they are. Especially given the fact...

I don't think they are. Especially given the fact the they only seem to have one tire, and it's of questionable origin.

Another thing to consider is that Goodyear isn't even capable of making...
06-27-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,167
Posted By Ross520

That is not a scientific study. It's all...

That is not a scientific study. It's all theoretical.

That being said, I always wear my mask to stores, and was among the first to start doing so. However, I wouldn't ever consider using one for...
06-27-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By Ross520

Probably more to do with covid, to be honest....

Probably more to do with covid, to be honest. Some folks are extremely wary of close contact with others amidst the pandemic.
06-25-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By Ross520

A fair amount of tight-fitting, long sleeve,...

A fair amount of tight-fitting, long sleeve, "summer" jerseys are available. And as one poster mentioned, there's also "sun sleeves", which are cool because you can take them off if you start to...
06-24-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,445
Posted By Ross520

Before pontificating about a subject your dentist...

Before pontificating about a subject your dentist told you about once during a cleaning, maybe you actually take the time to understand what you're talking about.

Nobody is suggesting using a...
06-23-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Ross520

As others have suggested, I think it would be...

As others have suggested, I think it would be advantageous to go UP a size rather than down. 28s will be quicker, as well as more comfortable. They're not any more expensive, either, so it's really a...
06-22-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,133
Posted By Ross520

Same here, awkward exchange and everything. 😂 ...

Same here, awkward exchange and everything. 😂

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06-22-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,445
Posted By Ross520

Every one of those points is nonsensical,...

Every one of those points is nonsensical, especially #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) and #4 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4)...
06-22-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,445
Posted By Ross520

Japan is a prime example of how mask-wearing can...

Japan is a prime example of how mask-wearing can greatly reduce loss-of-life in regard to covid.
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06-21-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,445
Posted By Ross520

I apologize, my reading comprehension was...

I apologize, my reading comprehension was lacking.

To more constructively respond, there was a time when I was hot and REALLY wanted ice cold water so stopped at a corner store, put my N95 (the...
06-20-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,939
Posted By Ross520

There's a huge variety of purpose-made cycling...

There's a huge variety of purpose-made cycling gloves out there, some at extremely affordable prices...

It's perplexing to me why you can't just select something that's readily available and...
06-20-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 520
Posted By Ross520

It's probably standard rather than metric. If...

It's probably standard rather than metric. If it's not that there's a good chance it's striped.

Very rarely, it's actually the tool itself because the tolerances are incorrect. This only happens...
06-19-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By Ross520

Those are likely your legs feeling heavy. ...

Those are likely your legs feeling heavy.
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Now don't get me wrong... lighter, stiffer shoes can make a difference, but not as much as you might think.

I'd put that money into coaching or...
06-19-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 945
Posted By Ross520

Absolutely. Only diehard runners/cyclists are out...

Absolutely. Only diehard runners/cyclists are out when it's that hot. All the casual users typically stay inside when it hits over 90 degrees, however, that means it's one, hot ride!

So, for me,...
06-12-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 742
Posted By Ross520

I thought he was doing a metric century for some...

I thought he was doing a metric century for some reason (I'll concede that my reading comprehension wasn't great on that one).

Still wouldn't want to walk 8 miles with a bike though, that's a...
06-11-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By Ross520

The most important thing is to prep all your gear...

The most important thing is to prep all your gear the night before. I've found I actually enjoy getting everything prepared before bedtime. Bottles or hydration pack filled, bike lubed and checked,...
06-10-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 799
Posted By Ross520

In this day and age, it is very surprising that...

In this day and age, it is very surprising that many folks still don’t know how to use Google. I first searched “bls+shoe+cycling”. The company name was revealed without leaving the results page of...
06-09-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,403
Posted By Ross520

There's some great supplements, some that are a...

There's some great supplements, some that are a waste of money, and some that are flat-out dangerous.

Lumping all supplements into one category, as some do, is quite fallacious.
06-09-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By Ross520

Not another one... Please. ​​​​​​

Not another one...

Please.
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06-07-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By Ross520

It's more credible than anything else on TV. And...

It's more credible than anything else on TV. And no I don't watch CNN, I read news from various sources, and draw my own conclusions.

Just seems so silly that people are always bashing CNN when...
06-07-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Ross520

Doesn't look comfortable, or safe. I'd say...

Doesn't look comfortable, or safe. I'd say there's a good you've never seen them before.

​It's crazy to me that someone would spend money to make their bike worse. See it in the automotive world...
06-07-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By Ross520

For what it's worth, I absolutely LOVE my Garmin...

For what it's worth, I absolutely LOVE my Garmin 530. Haven't had a single issue with it, and it has a lot of very useful features.
06-06-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,585
Posted By Ross520

Why do you keep attempting to minimalize what...

Why do you keep attempting to minimalize what happened?

First you refuse to concede that she was grabbed, then, after other members unequivocally proved to you that she was, in fact, assaulted,...
06-06-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,475
Posted By Ross520

Racing frames can be very comfortable, given fit...

Racing frames can be very comfortable, given fit is correct, and you're running good rubber.

I would suggest some test-riding at your local bike shops. Try out a few race bikes and compare them...
06-04-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,315
Posted By Ross520

Hopefully he is charged with a felony. Putting...

Hopefully he is charged with a felony. Putting your hands on little girls is one of the most deployable thing's you can do, especially considering the fact that she had done nothing to the man.

I...
06-03-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By Ross520

Really? I found going from a metal body to...

Really?

I found going from a metal body to Ultegra to be a huge difference. Not the weight, but the super-wide platforms. Makes clipping-in much more precise.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,366
Posted By Ross520

And where is the testing data where they compared...

And where is the testing data where they compared their lubricant to everything else out there?

Taken from the article....
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"Shimano does not have an official recommended chain lube. ...
06-02-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 994
Posted By Ross520

So instead of buying mineral oil from the grocery...

So instead of buying mineral oil from the grocery store, brake fluid from the auto parts store, or OEM Shimano fluid from a LBS, you decided to put water in it, why?
06-01-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,755
Posted By Ross520

The Synapse would suit your needs quite well....

The Synapse would suit your needs quite well. Clearance for 32s, fender mounts, Ultegra Di2, and a carbon frame.
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05-18-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,181
Posted By Ross520

Just as with sports teams, nobody cares what...

Just as with sports teams, nobody cares what school you attended. Nobody cares that your child is an honor roll student. And with absolute certainty, nobody cares what political candidate you're...
05-11-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 585
Posted By Ross520

Lezyne Road drives are great pumps. Did a lot of...

Lezyne Road drives are great pumps. Did a lot of research before pulling the trigger. I have the carbon model in the "small" size and it's excellent. I'm sure the larger, frame-size models are just...
05-11-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,937
Posted By Ross520

First off, it's an forum, dude, not your town's...

First off, it's an forum, dude, not your town's city hall. There's a good chance that not ONE person who actually tossed their carts will ever read this. So what's the point? To stir stuff up?...
05-10-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 861
Posted By Ross520

Sounds like an improperly adjusted front and rear...

Sounds like an improperly adjusted front and rear derailleur. None of what you described is "normal".
05-10-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By Ross520

Please don't run that front flasher at night, all...

Please don't run that front flasher at night, all you'll be doing is dazzling motorists and fellow cyclists. A bright, constant-beam light is more than sufficient.
05-09-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,886
Posted By Ross520

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

Why is she dressed like a roller derby girl?

What a goofball.
05-07-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By Ross520

That's a sweet setup!

That's a sweet setup!
05-06-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,566
Posted By Ross520

Some folks actually appreciate using and owning...

Some folks actually appreciate using and owning high-quality tools that look good, feel good, will last a lifetime (buy nice NOT twice), and perform flawlessly.

If you want to buy China tools,...
05-05-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,650
Posted By Ross520

That's exactly why Zero friction did this...

That's exactly why Zero friction did this (https://cyclingtips.com/2019/12/the-best-bicycle-chain-durability-and-efficiency-tested/#8-9-10-11-12-speed) test. Measures chain wear and cost-per-mile on...
05-05-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,068
Posted By Ross520

A comparison of male vs female pro cycling times...

A comparison of male vs female pro cycling times and local KOMs shows that to be not even close to being correct. Men are far stronger cyclists than women, in-general.

OP is just slow.
05-04-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,382
Posted By Ross520

What "emergency" do you think flats are going to...

What "emergency" do you think flats are going to make you safer? For mountain biking it makes sense, but for road, I don't understand how you think flats would be safer. Try putting your foot out at...
05-03-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,493
Posted By Ross520

Bleeding brakes is simple work, anyone who...

Bleeding brakes is simple work, anyone who wrenches on cars will agree. I don’t understand why that process scares people so much.
05-02-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By Ross520

Is that supposed to be a joke? Mass transit means...

Is that supposed to be a joke? Mass transit means LESS vehicles on the road.
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