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Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,657
Posted By jleeg

Well, at least two of will be shopping for 23s.

Well, at least two of will be shopping for 23s.
09-15-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,349
Posted By wgscott

We got electricity back. There has been a...

We got electricity back. There has been a massive PGE deployment for the last 4 weeks
09-12-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,349
Posted By wgscott

Thanks, but ... it is intact. (We thought it was...

Thanks, but ... it is intact. (We thought it was gone for about 10 days.). Most of the area I live in is a disaster.
09-10-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,349
Posted By Korina

Here are a couple of actual photos from the...

Here are a couple of actual photos from the Humboldt Bay area:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/828x552/mothra__77cbd4faa180a2dd0ced6b40dc7a8776c3c23e55.jpg
The Arcata Plaza,...
09-10-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,349
Posted By 2cam16

Nope. Not in my area. Another no-ride day for me....

Nope. Not in my area. Another no-ride day for me. Ash was falling this morning. AQ is still high on numbers and it looks and smells ugly outside. Yesterday was how it looked, today is how it feels...
09-09-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,349
Posted By 77Eric

Agree completely w/cthenn. I donít care what the...

Agree completely w/cthenn. I donít care what the AQI is - no way Iím riding outside under these conditions (I live in Oakland).
09-01-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Yeah I'm going to start looking into air...

Yeah I'm going to start looking into air purifiers today. Even if this current issue resolves soon (and that's a big "if,") I'm sure I'll be glad to have it the next time we get hit by wildfire...
09-01-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,349
Posted By Pavol Stromcek

Totally agree - AirNow is useless because of the...

Totally agree - AirNow is useless because of the one- to two-hour lag time, and Purple Air is infinitely more useful to us cyclists because it gives you localized and regularly updated readings for...
08-31-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,349
Posted By Pavol Stromcek

I don't know, I'm honestly a bit skeptical about...

I don't know, I'm honestly a bit skeptical about Purple Air's LRAPA conversion. There are times when it seems to paint a much rosier picture than what I'm actually smelling and seeing when I step...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,664
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"...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,316
Posted By MidTNBrad

I'm still riding my Litespeed Tuscany I bought in...

I'm still riding my Litespeed Tuscany I bought in 1999.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,882
Posted By MoAlpha

God, I hate that too. I like "cycling costume." ...

God, I hate that too. I like "cycling costume."

Cheers, mate.;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,882
Posted By prj71

Your buddies were right. It is overpriced. ...

Your buddies were right. It is overpriced.

And why do we have to say "cycling kit". Hate that. How about just saying jersey and shorts?

Do you get up in the morning and get dressed for work and...
07-16-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By tFUnK

Just to reiterate you will need a 11t specific...

Just to reiterate you will need a 11t specific locking.
07-16-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By HillRider

It will fit and work but, as cpac noted, the 11...

It will fit and work but, as cpac noted, the 11 to 13 shift will probably not be very good. If you are not rushed it will shift adequately but probably not under load. BTW, I'm also a big fan of...
07-16-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By cpach

The teeth are shaped for specific combinations so...

The teeth are shaped for specific combinations so the new combo will shift definitely worse, but it will fit and may or may not feel acceptable.
07-16-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By trailangel

No problem using 11t instead of 12t..... but you...

No problem using 11t instead of 12t..... but you probably will need the lockring that goes with the 11t.... not the 12t lockring.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 187,395
Posted By smashndash

Straight pull doesnít allow any flexibility with...

Straight pull doesnít allow any flexibility with lacing, so my wheelset was 2x both sides. I would recommend going 2x both sides. You get more torsional stiffness that way. Ie there are more spokes...
07-15-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,447
Posted By ljsense

I can't take this thread anymore. This case...

I can't take this thread anymore.

This case comes down to a well-educated attorney who experienced frustration after buying a pair of bicycles and decided to make spurious accusations against the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,961
Posted By WhyFi

It's the same ol' thing - math showing that...

It's the same ol' thing - math showing that increasing rotating mass doesn't affect average speed very much... and I actually agree with that. Where I disagree is that, IMO, this always overlooks...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,961
Posted By rubiksoval

Or you could just learn how to properly ride and...

Or you could just learn how to properly ride and brake. It's not like we haven't been using carbon rims and rim brakes for the last two decades...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,961
Posted By rubiksoval

"Unless you're accelerating." So...yeah,...

"Unless you're accelerating."

So...yeah, I'll go with the light weight wheelsets. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,653
Posted By canklecat

I know Europeans love roundabouts but Americans...

I know Europeans love roundabouts but Americans don't know how to use them. I hate 'em and avoid them whenever possible. There's one near the main drag of the popular MUP and if there's even a single...
07-10-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,447
Posted By ljsense

This is just a giant troll. The guy claims Trek...

This is just a giant troll. The guy claims Trek doesn't offer manuals; in fact, they do, rather extensively. He says they don't have a YouTube channel; they do, with tons of content.

They publish...
07-09-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,447
Posted By ljsense

It says that nowhere. I just looked. Here...

It says that nowhere. I just looked.

Here is what the intro to the manual actually says:

OUR BEST ADVICE FROM 40+ YEARS OF HAVING FUN ON BIKES

Make damn sure your front wheel is on right...
07-03-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By ztmlgr

No "non-local" cars, bikes, or pedestrians will...

No "non-local" cars, bikes, or pedestrians will be allowed on Saturday for 24 hours starting at 5:00 AM, according to this link from the City of Oakland. Regarding who is "local" and who isn't, the...
06-07-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By DiabloScott

There were reportedly 13 of these signs in front...

There were reportedly 13 of these signs in front of the private homes. It's definitely a show of non-support for the one elitist tightass.
06-06-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By DiabloScott

https://i.imgur.com/3y2WA2Q.png

https://i.imgur.com/3y2WA2Q.png
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,237
Posted By BillyD

I'm not excusing his behavior by any means, he...

I'm not excusing his behavior by any means, he was an arrogant, entitled, nasty dick by any measure.

But ya know, I have to say . . . how many of us in his position would not have done similar? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,220
Posted By wipekitty

I'll probably continue to use the free version,...

I'll probably continue to use the free version, primarily for the social aspect. I liked the training log and ability to compare past efforts, but do not find the service to be worth $60/year. I do,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,995
Posted By 2cam16

Non-paying nor will I ever pay. I'd rather have...

Non-paying nor will I ever pay. I'd rather have ads and keep it like it was.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,995
Posted By drewguy

It's your data, but its their display of it. ...

It's your data, but its their display of it. They're not preventing you from looking at your data - you can go into each activity. What they're charging you for is their organization and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,995
Posted By Bah Humbug

This is literally the flawed argument you tried...

This is literally the flawed argument you tried two posts ago, before the blatant points-scoring attempt.

The cell phone is a basic utility that is fundamental to how we work, communicate with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,995
Posted By Bah Humbug

For big data/ social media companies,...

For big data/ social media companies, "freeloader" is a funny word. How many people would pay for Facebook? Strava has almost literally no value with a single user. If they want my money, they...
05-05-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,228
Posted By indyfabz

IKR. That's why I hate the term "lockdown." What...

IKR. That's why I hate the term "lockdown." What uninfected person in this country is truly legally not allowed to leave the house, much less being physically restrained from doing so, like, you...
05-05-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,228
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There's a political subforum on BF for questions...

There's a political subforum on BF for questions about how an individual's right to participate in society should intersect with other peoples' right not to be harmed. So I'm just here to say we're...
05-05-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,228
Posted By rumrunn6

famous last words

famous last words
05-05-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,228
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

Lets pause and use critical thinking here for a...

Lets pause and use critical thinking here for a brief moment

How does it make any sense that children can't spread the infection...... What is biologically different?

Is the reason kids aren't...
05-05-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,302
Posted By GeneO

I empathize being out of work and needing to...

I empathize being out of work and needing to agree we need to get the economy back and don't like to see the wasting of tax money. I wanted to understand how orders have suspended the Bill of Rights...
05-04-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,718
Posted By lukemasri

I've been wearing a P100 respirator that I have...

I've been wearing a P100 respirator that I have from work every time I ride, people come way too close and there's almost no way to avoid them if you want to go out. I find all the conspiracies...
05-04-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,228
Posted By squirtdad

In the bay area only san mateo county has a five...

In the bay area only san mateo county has a five mile from home restriction (may have changed to 10) and it applies no matter what county you live in

as Half Moon Bay is part of San Mateo you...
05-01-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,302
Posted By gsteinb

Is this a california only thread? Lemond referred...

Is this a california only thread? Lemond referred to 'a' governor?

Bottom line is all the patriots complaining about their rights talk out one side of their mouths about America and the other is...
04-30-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,718
Posted By rumrunn6

mass graves & leaking unrefrigerated morgue...

mass graves & leaking unrefrigerated morgue trucks in New York ... & some ppl still make fun of protective measures? weíve been averaging 1,000 dead every day for two months & 2400 died in the last...
04-21-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By wgscott

I did not know that (so I looked it up). ...

I did not know that (so I looked it up).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-Mask_League_of_San_Francisco
04-17-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By wgscott

San Francisco celebrates the end of the pandemic

Those who forget the past ...



https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/San-Francisco-s-1918-Spanish-flu-debacle-A-15191518.php
04-11-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,466
Posted By vol

I find it's much safer now to ride on the streets...

I find it's much safer now to ride on the streets and avenues than bike paths in Manhattan. There are few vehicles on the streets, so less danger of being hit. On the Hudson Greenway there are many...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 29,861
Posted By Psimet2001

Disc is disc. 75% not needed at all in road and...

Disc is disc. 75% not needed at all in road and only carried over because the industry pushed it. I will stand my ground on the retro movement we will see in the future to go back to rim brakes as...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,545
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Ride the same routes, but in reverse. You will be...

Ride the same routes, but in reverse. You will be amazed how much you will see/notice.

Ride safely!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,966
Posted By Wileyrat

Never thought about torque specs before on my...

Never thought about torque specs before on my cleats, I just crank on em until I think, " yeah those ain't shifting", and then I crank a bit more.

I do like the german phrase "gutentite" though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,529
Posted By audiomagnate

I have no idea, but with a name like Kush, it has...

I have no idea, but with a name like Kush, it has to be good!
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