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Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Pffft. I have a spare groupset in my left pocket...

Pffft. I have a spare groupset in my left pocket next to the spare frame in the right pocket. The only mechanical problem I can't deal with on the side of the road is a taco'd wheel, but that's ok...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,218
Posted By Homebrew01

Why ? Keep arm & hands in when crashing. I...

Why ? Keep arm & hands in when crashing.

I rode gloveless for many years. Got some gloves again recently.
I am fine either way.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,908
Posted By Psimet2001

I started the wheel company 11 years ago...

I started the wheel company 11 years ago officially. About 6 years ago the existing bike shop that I was "renting space" from to establish some of the more discerning distributor accounts had the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,908
Posted By prj71

Or go tubeless and look at pinch flats in the...

Or go tubeless and look at pinch flats in the rear view mirror.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,218
Posted By Psimet2001

Cupcakes are delicious. Back in 1990-ish I...

Cupcakes are delicious.

Back in 1990-ish I was a Patrol Leader for the "venture patrol" in boy scouts. I had been cycling for a few years and thought it would be cool to pursue the cycling venture...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,908
Posted By downtube42

This summer I built up my next randonneuring...

This summer I built up my next randonneuring bike, with 38mm tubeless tires at 45psi. I've put just over 1000k on it, including two at 200k. It's a joy to ride, and if it has higher rolling...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,217
Posted By MinnMan

I know that the OP means well, but really, we...

I know that the OP means well, but really, we can't answer the questions he's asking. Not really. As others here have said, if you can't tell the difference, then save your money and don't buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 01:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,376
Posted By HTupolev

The point that people are making here isn't that...

The point that people are making here isn't that bicycle quality doesn't matter at all, it's that you don't seem to understand how your priorities correlate to performance.

A Walmart beach cruiser...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,376
Posted By DrIsotope

If you're that strong, the bike weight shouldn't...

If you're that strong, the bike weight shouldn't matter. If you think 3lbs of bike weight is why other riders are ahead of you, then the upcoming reality check is going to be a harsh one... and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 4,206,832
Posted By SeattleRider57

Just upgraded the wheels and tires on my 2019...

Just upgraded the wheels and tires on my 2019 Domane SL5, away from stock, and moved to Aeolus Pro 37's and GP 5000's(25" clincher). What a difference! Picked up a new seat too, but still evaluating...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,199
Posted By surak

We'll know it's faster when the UCI bans it in...

We'll know it's faster when the UCI bans it in competition and concocts a hood-angle measuring device to check riders' handlebars.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 4,206,832
Posted By WorldIRC

Garmin Varia RTL515 ...

Garmin Varia RTL515

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,664
Posted By guadzilla

Hey, are you new here? Welcome to Bikeforums :) ...

Hey, are you new here? Welcome to Bikeforums :)

Actually, after a couple of years of riding tempo and SST and rarely going over VO2 for more than a handful of seconds, along with unavoidable...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,664
Posted By RChung

Different people have different goals and...

Different people have different goals and different abilities so it's not surprising that people may have different needs for accurate power data. Some uses of a power meter don't really require much...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,664
Posted By caloso

Well, now at least I have a new excuse for when I...

Well, now at least I have a new excuse for when I get pipped at the line: my power meter was reading 5% off and I wasn't able to optimize my training!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,664
Posted By guadzilla

There you go - that's your problem. You...

There you go - that's your problem. You shouldnt be engaging with triathletes at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,664
Posted By velopig

https://media.dcrainmaker.com/images/2018/02/image...

https://media.dcrainmaker.com/images/2018/02/image_thumb-12.png
I assume vary greatly means different things to different people. This is the first graph I found on his site and I am sure you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 4,206,832
Posted By blknytro

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,213
Posted By rubiksoval

Awesome. Now explain how much power it takes to...

Awesome. Now explain how much power it takes to increase your speed by 1 mph at 10 mph, 20 mph, and 30 mph.

It's just basic maths, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,213
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Since going tubeless, the only flat I've had was...

Since going tubeless, the only flat I've had was that one day I used tubes. :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,213
Posted By tomato coupe

A lot of cyclists would pay lots of money for...

A lot of cyclists would pay lots of money for tires that gave them an extra 1 mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,213
Posted By HTupolev

The only impressive property of Gatorskins is...

The only impressive property of Gatorskins is that they are extremely long-wearing. They last just about forever.

For the user, this is also one of their biggest flaws.
09-01-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,349
Posted By sanmateoclimber

I talked myself into a smart trainer (refurbed...

I talked myself into a smart trainer (refurbed kickr core) and Zwift last year to help keep up my momentum through the winter, which it did fairly well. At the time I didn't consider that it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,540
Posted By genejockey

That was completely different! This one's about...

That was completely different! This one's about Turbo Cottons versus GP5000s!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Thanks guys. Sounds like the CS-HG700 is the...

Thanks guys. Sounds like the CS-HG700 is the perfect trainer cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,540
Posted By Rides4Beer

I couldn't care less about what the pros are...

I couldn't care less about what the pros are doing, riding, using, etc. I don't have a car following me with spare wheels/bikes/parts. I need my gear to be reliable day in and day out, not just for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,896
Posted By genejockey

I am very happy with my Canyon Endurace CF 7.0. ...

I am very happy with my Canyon Endurace CF 7.0. 105, hydraulic discs, and GP5000s. I keep scoring PRs on Strava, even though I've been riding these roads for years....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By genejockey

You need a new bike!! That's how I got disc...

You need a new bike!! That's how I got disc brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By Paopawdecarabao

After 8 Months of Bike Commuting. Time to get serious.

After 8 months of bike commuting to work using my 2017 Specialized Sirrus Sport. I've decided to get more serious into cycling as a hobby and bought a Colnago CLX Disc 2020 105 Group Set and a Prime...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,433
Posted By PoorInRichfield

My experience with taping "top down" is that...

My experience with taping "top down" is that one's hands/gloves have a tendency to catch on the "edges" on the wrap due to the direction of the taping, causing the taping to wear prematurely. I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,183
Posted By Jamg2412

Just to close this thread, I got a warranty...

Just to close this thread, I got a warranty replacement for this tyre. Good customer service from the bike shop.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 833
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I say it's both, in a viscous feedback loop. ...

I say it's both, in a viscous feedback loop. First you start sucking wheels because you're slow, then you get slower and slower until you can't hang on anymore, then you're at the coffee shop...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 12:55 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,703
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I wouldn't buy a 1x bike. Guess I would accept...

I wouldn't buy a 1x bike. Guess I would accept one for free, but I wouldn't spend money on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By WhyFi

I love it when a car defers their right of way in...

I love it when a car defers their right of way in situations where doing so will mean that they'll have to pass you in 15 seconds. Gee, thanks for that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By GlennR

How can it not... glad you recovered.

How can it not... glad you recovered.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By WhyFi

A one-way 200k with a tail wind? Where do I sign...

A one-way 200k with a tail wind? Where do I sign up?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 4,206,832
Posted By BenBoozer

Picked up a new red Domane SL 5 for my 59th...

Picked up a new red Domane SL 5 for my 59th birthday last Saturday. Going today to find the little tool-set thingy that fits into the downtube storage cover. My first carbon frame bike... LOVING IT....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,046
Posted By noodle soup

Why were you using tubes?

Why were you using tubes?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,046
Posted By WhyFi

Well, that'll learn ya - stop it with that tube...

Well, that'll learn ya - stop it with that tube nonsense.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,111
Posted By genejockey

Oh, I think it would be nice to camp on the FAR...

Oh, I think it would be nice to camp on the FAR side of the lake. It's part of a big fish and wildlife preserve, so there's nobody around.

Nobody to hear you SCREAM!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By zatopek

Another buffoon here. I too have made the bar end...

Another buffoon here. I too have made the bar end plug mistake. What is worse, I have made the same mistake more than once, each time convinced that my new, improved technique will prevail. Fail,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By Germanrazor

If you are like me and live by Murphy’s Law, it...

If you are like me and live by Murphy’s Law, it can happen!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By datlas

Glad you solved the problem. More...

Glad you solved the problem.

More embarrassing is noticing a loose bar end plug and trying to hit it in while riding. :innocent:

p.s. donít try this trick at home
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,048
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I can't believe you didn't give me the R5 as...

I can't believe you didn't give me the R5 as thanks for all the laughter and joy I've brought to this forum.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,482
Posted By robbyville

Arghhhhhhh

Todaysís update,

the headset is perfect and smooth, I am ever so happy that I took the time to take apart the front end.... said nobody ever!

my creak was back in good form today, one of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,643
Posted By WhyFi

Is it sad that one of the reasons that I'm not...

Is it sad that one of the reasons that I'm not more interested in the Zipp tires is the fact that the tires have the old Zipp logos and my wheels have the new Zipp logo? :o
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,154
Posted By trekmogul

RACOON CRASH 2nd time ...!

Ok guys was not going to say anything but knowing me, i have to tell things. Week ago Thursday 25 miles into a early 40 mile bike ride I was taken out by a raccoon at about 20MPH. 10 stitches to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,990
Posted By mcours2006

We used to have to stick hockey cards in our...

We used to have to stick hockey cards in our spokes to mimic that sound. Thank god we don't have to do that anymore.:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,490
Posted By Riveting

This is possibly the worst recommendation....

This is possibly the worst recommendation. Getting hit in the eye with a thumb sized June bug at 25 mph may blind you permanently, and/or cause you to crash into an innocent. Please always wear eye...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,883
Posted By WhyFi

Brrrr - did it just get shilly in here, or is it...

Brrrr - did it just get shilly in here, or is it just me?
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