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06-30-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By scotton

First race observations

I'm not new to gravel riding per se, but I did my first official gravel race yesterday (meaning timing chips and no lollygagging). I intended to start riding gravel races 6 years ago, but had some...
06-27-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,517
Posted By shoota

Their hubs and bearings and rims aren't anything...

Their hubs and bearings and rims aren't anything special. Mostly chinese and japanese stuff relabeled and packaged with a warranty at a good price.
06-25-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,127
Posted By TimothyH

Training Peaks visualizes fitness vs freshness...

Training Peaks visualizes fitness vs freshness very well.

You might want to try a free membership.
06-20-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,127
Posted By gregf83

Ever see a fast skier who hasn't crashed?

Ever see a fast skier who hasn't crashed?
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,784
Posted By Skipjacks

It depends on how nice of a day it is. ...

It depends on how nice of a day it is.

Normal day It's a 6-7 mile round trip depending on routes I take.

Dead of winter it's a 5 mile trip and not a foot more. (I hate being cold)
...
Forum: Commuting
06-13-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,938
Posted By ThermionicScott

First time using tanwall tires? :lol: ...

First time using tanwall tires? :lol:

Embrace it, or you will go insane.
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06-12-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By WaveyGravey

Buy some new tires. It's a no brainer.

Buy some new tires. It's a no brainer.
Replies: 25
Views: 5,543
Posted By carleton

Great stuff. One way to frame what you are...

Great stuff.

One way to frame what you are doing is to consider your weekly races "Practice Races". The veteran racers at DLV called them that and, at first, I didn't understand. I was like,...
06-06-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By DrIsotope

Either use stems that have an o-ring under the...

Either use stems that have an o-ring under the knurled nut, or put an o-ring on there now. For added protection, a press-on CO2 head, like a PDW Shiny Obect or a Lezyne Trigger Drive is definitely...
05-24-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,314
Posted By surak

The ignore list...

The ignore list (https://www.bikeforums.net/profile.php?do=ignorelist) is a wonderful thing.
Forum: Commuting
05-21-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,097
Posted By crazyravr

Rockbros cycling cap. I went from how...

Rockbros cycling cap.

I went from how stupid is this and why would anyone wear this TO how can anyone cycle without this liner under the helmet. Keep the bugs out, sun off and traps sweat. I now...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,414
Posted By Andy_K

Weighing in late on this topic.... Clearly...

Weighing in late on this topic....

Clearly you got good advice and followed it. I'm glad it worked out for you. I've got a lot of garage space and like to tinker with old bikes, so I can offer...
05-15-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,311
Posted By HTupolev

Compass/Rene Herse tires are spec'd to be almost...

Compass/Rene Herse tires are spec'd to be almost as supple as possible. The lack of sidewall or puncture protection is a very deliberate choice to achieve that goal.

Lack of sidewall protection is...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,948
Posted By BillyD

Ok guys the disruption has been cleaned up,...

Ok guys the disruption has been cleaned up, mostly, let's return to the original topic and put the distractions behind us. :)
Forum: Commuting
05-14-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,414
Posted By noglider

You love your clothes. We love our bikes. Not so...

You love your clothes. We love our bikes. Not so strange.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,948
Posted By mcours2006

Your constant and seemingly incessant need take...

Your constant and seemingly incessant need take jabs at road cyclists who choose to commute in workout clothes makes me think that there's some deeper issue that you're harbouring--resentment,...
05-12-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,385
Posted By Hiro11

I did a 65 mile gravel race earlier this year on...

I did a 65 mile gravel race earlier this year on a single speed with slick 32s. A 40 up front and a 38 out back is actually a great setup.
Forum: Commuting
05-10-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,931
Posted By Archwhorides

Like some others here, I find the (Third Eye for...

Like some others here, I find the (Third Eye for me) helmet-mounted mirror a godsend. I see other commuting riders being very tentative with their maneuvers in traffic, not knowing what is coming up...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,931
Posted By jimincalif

I use a beer view mirror. It is invaluable. ...

I use a beer view mirror. It is invaluable.

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05-10-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 142,829
Posted By TimothyH

The tape is black. You can see it (barely) in the...

The tape is black. You can see it (barely) in the photos below. .

Don't buy any. I have a ton of it sitting in my closet and will send you enough to do a few wheelsets. No charge. Just PM me your...
05-09-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,843
Posted By FlashBazbo

I got blue. My Niner was the original...

I got blue.

My Niner was the original aluminum model. It has been awhile since I rode the Niner, but from memory . . . it seems the Niner was slightly closer to the "more stable" end of the...
05-08-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Unsubscribe. If you want something check Jenson...

Unsubscribe. If you want something check Jenson USA first.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,602
Posted By shelbyfv

Yeah, we have a half dozen trolls and socks here....

Yeah, we have a half dozen trolls and socks here. IMO Tim's not one of them, though his posts can be a little off kilter. I think he just posted after a few too many Vodka Red Bulls, then got...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,602
Posted By Rides4Beer

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04-18-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
Posted By redlude97

The whole gravel market seems to have come about...

The whole gravel market seems to have come about because cyclocross bikes apparently are too unstable to ride on gravel :roflmao: despite many of us doing so
04-15-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By ridethetown

Specialized Diverge Sport - First Impressions

Now that I've settled my month-long debate over what gravel bike to get, and have now taken a couple rides on various terrain, I'm due for a report on my first impressions.

I'd considered...
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