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03-31-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,516
Posted By Phil_gretz

Of course, we're talking watts per kilogram. ...

Of course, we're talking watts per kilogram.


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03-31-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,516
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Thats not entirely true, now, is it? Hashtag WADA

Thats not entirely true, now, is it? Hashtag WADA
03-31-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,516
Posted By tomato coupe

Can lighter and stiffer bike make climbing...

Can lighter and stiffer bike make climbing significantly faster?

Nothing you can buy will make you significantly faster.
03-27-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 891
Posted By SurferRosa

I put big rig mirrors on my bikes. You know, the...

I put big rig mirrors on my bikes. You know, the type that semi tractor trailers use. They're a little heavy, but it allows me to see everything that I've passed, just in case I didn't see it the...
03-26-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,085
Posted By Elbeinlaw

And to think I started it all!

I'm humbled at the recognition of my small part in the advancement of human understanding of hypotenteutical euclidian distance.
03-24-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,684
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

They are called Buffalo Bikes and they have...

They are called Buffalo Bikes and they have distributed over 500,000 mostly in Africa. Would be great if they were distributed in the Western World with every bike purchased a donation is made...
03-19-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,002
Posted By OldTryGuy

Not rushing recovery is the mature thing to do...

Not rushing recovery is the mature thing to do BUTTTTT :innocent: many don't listen.

Will be 10 years next month, almost 61, my crash resulted in a minor clavicle and neck break along with Long...
03-19-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,002
Posted By jgwilliams

Yes, indeed. Like you I had gone my entire life...

Yes, indeed. Like you I had gone my entire life (63 years to that point) without breaking a bone. Last year I took a tumble off my bike and did a really proper job on my collar bone. Had to have a...
03-18-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,002
Posted By Rage

The arm, especially right above the wrist, looks...

The arm, especially right above the wrist, looks like it belongs to the Frankenstein monster.
Many small scars pepper the arm but the wrist looks like it was sewn on because it was. Thereís a line...
03-18-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,002
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Wow. Thatís brutal. What did you arm that had...

Wow. Thatís brutal. What did you arm that had surgery look like?
03-18-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,002
Posted By Deepcherry

Copy that. "Just keep my chest out, back...

Copy that. "Just keep my chest out, back straight " was the advice. "Come back in three weeks"
It seems peculiar that it does not hurt at all when relaxing, but a sneeze or forgetful movement sends...
03-09-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,360
Posted By Troul

ideal is between hypothermia & hyperthermia.

ideal is between hypothermia & hyperthermia.
03-08-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 761
Posted By veganbikes

For 200 Queenie fun bucks or 276 dead white guys...

For 200 Queenie fun bucks or 276 dead white guys or 233 European money units, you will get a brand new mediocre single speed which it sounds like you don't want or you might get lucky and find a...
03-07-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By messmedia

Maelochs Oh, man, this post of yours is ......

Maelochs Oh, man, this post of yours is ... GREAT!
Exactly what I needed! - General explanations on what to pay attention.
You even included a tutorial of a sort, about the procedure when buying a...
03-07-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 851
Posted By Retro Grouch

Once you exceed about 15 MPH aero drag exceeds...

Once you exceed about 15 MPH aero drag exceeds everything else all other drag sources combined. As your speed increases beyond 15 MPH the difference becomes progressively greater. If your objective...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,298
Posted By jaxgtr

+1 on the long cage....I have that setup, gives...

+1 on the long cage....I have that setup, gives me flexibility to change out cassettes when I venture to hilly areas to put on a 30, 32, or 34 tooth cassette if I want.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,298
Posted By WhyFi

HTupolev explains it really well, but I'll...

HTupolev explains it really well, but I'll elaborate a little based on my experience.

Personally, I didn't really care too much about close ratios until I started training and riding in fast-paced...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 03:12 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,298
Posted By HTupolev

The main benefit of having closely-spaced ratios...

The main benefit of having closely-spaced ratios is that you have closely-spaced ratios.

Power is, more or less, your pedaling torque multiplied by your cadence. Shifting allows you to balance how...
03-05-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 851
Posted By cxwrench

The single biggest waste of money in the entire...

The single biggest waste of money in the entire industry. Ceramic bearings are great in pure radial loads, clean environments, high heat, and very high (thousands and thousands) rpm applications....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,333
Posted By ellburrito

Strava says 30mph... The bike lost a bit of paint...

Strava says 30mph... The bike lost a bit of paint and cracked the plastic cover on a shifter, but aside from that it's in pretty good shape! That was my first question when I got up...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,333
Posted By ellburrito

Okay... but strangers on the internet sure are a...

Okay... but strangers on the internet sure are a hoot
02-26-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,715
Posted By Milton Keynes

You guys should see my new Terk bike.

You guys should see my new Terk bike.
02-26-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,715
Posted By Reflector Guy

That reminds me, my new "Evne" rims should be...

That reminds me, my new "Evne" rims should be arriving today...
02-26-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,715
Posted By unterhausen

I'm amused there is a Compass ripoff. That's a...

I'm amused there is a Compass ripoff. That's a pretty niche brand to be copying. I think I would have gone with Shcwalbe

Or Cominental
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,361
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

There is very fancy math involved: finite element...

There is very fancy math involved: finite element analysis. One can use that on any frame material, but carbon gives the designer/engineer the ability to adjust the layup in real time as it were, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,361
Posted By znomit

We do a little CF work here and Iím involved in...

We do a little CF work here and Iím involved in the design and testing. I ran the numbers once on a beam and they were spot on for calculating the deflection. Also told me we were using 3x the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,361
Posted By BillyD

Yes, I am. Plus I stayed at a Holiday Inn last...

Yes, I am. Plus I stayed at a Holiday Inn last night. My conclusion is . . . . steel is real.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,361
Posted By WhyFi

Otherwise known as "trolling"?

Otherwise known as "trolling"?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,361
Posted By WhyFi

You must not be a serious cyclist forumite.

You must not be a serious cyclist forumite.
02-15-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,332
Posted By Koyote

You don't seem to have a clue about cf bike...

You don't seem to have a clue about cf bike prices, nor about the durability and longevity of such frames.

Stop making stuff up. Really. Just stop.
02-15-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,332
Posted By Eric F

This may be the most compelling argument I've...

This may be the most compelling argument I've seen, so far.
02-15-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,332
Posted By 70sSanO

I donít have a bike with disc brakes, but an easy...

I donít have a bike with disc brakes, but an easy way to get an honest opinion is to reverse the sequence.

If disc brakes had been the norm for decades and the ďindustryĒ decided to introduce rim...
02-15-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,332
Posted By Troul

Sticky of the brakes will only add friction...

Sticky of the brakes will only add friction amongst the members.
02-14-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,332
Posted By Troul

Tennis shoe wedged in rear seat stays on tire....

Tennis shoe wedged in rear seat stays on tire. Good for a couple of reserved watts.
02-14-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,332
Posted By tomato coupe

Disc brakes and electronic shifting allow me to...

Disc brakes and electronic shifting allow me to keep one hand ready to wave, at a moments notice.
02-14-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,332
Posted By Koyote

Now you've done it. I suspect that with both...

Now you've done it.

I suspect that with both disc brakes and electronic shifting in this thread, it might get us through to the spring riding weather.
02-14-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,332
Posted By Ogsarg

Oh fer cryin out loud. It could not possibly be...

Oh fer cryin out loud. It could not possibly be that people (including pros) prefer the feel/performance of discs that caused their popularity. No, it must be the evil marketing people that are...
02-14-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,332
Posted By phughes

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By Iride01

If you've only been riding like a cycling addict...

If you've only been riding like a cycling addict for a few months then don't be in too big a hurry to spend a wad on a bike. Spend only what you can comfortably afford with knowledge that you might...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By merlinextraligh

^ maybe, I don’t have this straight, it...

^ maybe, I don’t have this straight, it specifically says it doesn’t have wheels so it’s not a complete bike, it shows a bi,e with no wheels, then it talks about zipp wheels. I’m confused.

also it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By tomato coupe

Potentially buying first carbon bike friday, is...

Potentially buying first carbon bike friday, is the idea good?

I thought this thread was going to be about Bike Friday introducing a carbon fiber model.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By Andy Somnifac

Because we all know that faceless strangers on...

Because we all know that faceless strangers on the internet are FAR more reliable.
02-08-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By velojym

Frankenbikes

So, during da Covids, I've overhauled a couple bikes, built a couple, and been tinkering around (and riding) a lot more than previously. Now that my 'main' fleet is mostly roadworthy, my hands are...
02-03-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,580
Posted By BillyD

Addendum

:lol: I snicker.

It's incredible to me that of the hundreds of frequent, everyday posters we have in the Road and General forums, that there are just a few who have a problem with treating fellow...
02-03-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,580
Posted By indyfabz

I am confused. I thought threads and posts, at...

I am confused. I thought threads and posts, at least in this sub-forum, are supposed to be about cycling, not about the way people post about cycling.
02-03-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,364
Posted By Koyote

Get deeply enough into cycling, and you won't...

Get deeply enough into cycling, and you won't have any money for booze and drugs.
02-02-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,580
Posted By 70sSanO

When I search for something I don’t go to BF...

When I search for something I don’t go to BF search, I Google it, sometimes different phrasing, and I’ll add “forum” to the query if I want that type of info.

One thing I learned early on, no...
02-02-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,580
Posted By HD3andMe

Irony is officially dead.

Irony is officially dead.
02-02-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,580
Posted By tomato coupe

No, just an example of how some people have zero...

No, just an example of how some people have zero sense of humor.
01-25-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,843
Posted By dmanthree

Others try, they succeed.

Others try, they succeed.
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