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04-12-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,740
Posted By Sy Reene

Exactly. It's fairly meaningless. Just didn't...

Exactly. It's fairly meaningless. Just didn't want anyone getting the idea that 95psi is a good starting point for their 32mm tires IRL. I'm going to go out on a limb thinking that Flo conduct their...
04-12-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,740
Posted By HTupolev

What about it? Without being familiar with the...

What about it? Without being familiar with the road surface or knowing the rider's weight, it could be just about anything.
04-12-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,688
Posted By mr_bill

"He will bring experience taking on the...

"He will bring experience taking on the car-centric street designs that have dominated the American landscape, but which many urban leaders are striving to undo in the face of rising pedestrian...
04-11-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,688
Posted By livedarklions

Get an eye test then. No one's trusting how far...

Get an eye test then. No one's trusting how far you can see.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,489
Posted By colnago62

This person has nade up their mind that carbon is...

This person has nade up their mind that carbon is a fragile and dangerous material. No amount of reality is going to change his mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,489
Posted By Eric F

I would bet a medium about of money that frame...

I would bet a medium about of money that frame failure is one of the lowest frequency ways that people get hurt riding a bicycle, no matter what frame material is used.

Maybe it's best if you...
04-08-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,740
Posted By RChung

He appears not to believe in the "V" shape. He...

He appears not to believe in the "V" shape. He appears to believe that RR is flat, or nearly so, and then increases. Because he doesn't think there's a "V," he doesn't believe that the slope of the...
04-08-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,740
Posted By Sy Reene

Strange 'real world' testing IMO as regards tire...

Strange 'real world' testing IMO as regards tire pressure effects. They tested using knobbies on very smooth roads to draw conclusions?
04-08-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,740
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Not that again. That 'debunking' has already been...

Not that again. That 'debunking' has already been debunked:
https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/specials/grand-prix-5000-comparison

They tested the same GP5000 tire in 23,25,28, and 32mm...
04-08-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,740
Posted By woodcraft

In all tests shown in the article, the 28mm tires...

In all tests shown in the article, the 28mm tires (the narrowest tested) are faster than wider ones.
04-07-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,879
Posted By indyfabz

Nothing, which is why he wrote about it.

Nothing, which is why he wrote about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By Leinster

What was the question again?

What was the question again?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By Dean V

42 mph

42 mph
04-06-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,879
Posted By WhyFi

I assume that you're referring to your inability...

I assume that you're referring to your inability to articulate points? Yeah, agreed.
04-06-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,879
Posted By Kapusta

This^^^ The guy makes a ill-thought out...

This^^^

The guy makes a ill-thought out comment and then digs himself deeper by blaming everyone else for it.

Class act.
04-06-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,879
Posted By WhyFi

It's not the fault of reading comprehension when...

It's not the fault of reading comprehension when the writing is vague and open to a wide range of interpretation. Blame yourself.
04-05-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,879
Posted By Koyote

This post makes no sense. The small...

This post makes no sense.

The small companies that built your trikes do not magically get lower wage rates and lower tax rates.

By the way, real wage rates in the US for all but the top 10% of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,130
Posted By Eric F

If the price is too much for you, don't buy them....

If the price is too much for you, don't buy them.
If they won't enhance your riding, don't buy them.
If you don't understand the advantages, don't buy them.

Also...Why do you care how other...
04-02-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,260
Posted By Chris O

I signed up for a 4 hour workshop next week for...

I signed up for a 4 hour workshop next week for new racers that has an on the bike portion. Looking forward to that. And I also registered for my first race in June as a cat 5. Thanks to all.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 628
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I hope you realize it's an assumption that you're...

I hope you realize it's an assumption that you're making when you say most people use power meters wrong.

I'm replying to you because you're giving advice that's irrelevant, and saying things that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 573
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You seem to be looking for a fight. You're...

You seem to be looking for a fight. You're looking in the wrong place. RChung knows a lot more about this than you do.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 573
Posted By RChung

This post makes me sad. Power meters are...

This post makes me sad.

Power meters are expensive, and we buy them to help answer questions, not raise a new one: "Is my power meter off?"

The good news is that those Dura Ace power meters can...
03-31-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,076
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

You’re still talking about cycling, right? Right?

You’re still talking about cycling, right? Right?
03-18-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,260
Posted By Koyote

You missed my point. Cat 5 exists for a...

You missed my point.

Cat 5 exists for a reason: it is for "inexperienced beginner" racers. In other words, racers who are not "masters."
03-18-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,260
Posted By urbanknight

But you have to keep in mind that the OP is quite...

But you have to keep in mind that the OP is quite possibly one of the guys who "has no idea how to hold his line in a pack"
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,202
Posted By msu2001la

I may be more conservative than others on this...

I may be more conservative than others on this topic, but I'd say "when most/everyone else is vaccinated" I'll return to group rides, and even then I'll probably be very conscious of the number of...
03-18-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,260
Posted By Koyote

Well, that's one perspective. I think all of...

Well, that's one perspective. I think all of those Masters racers, confronted with a newbie racer, might have a different perspective.

Though as Eric F notes, it might only be a problem for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,202
Posted By caloso

I will say that I feel a lot more optimistic now...

I will say that I feel a lot more optimistic now that my parents, in-laws, and wife have all gotten their 2 shots. Still, if I've waited a year, I can wait another couple weeks or months.
03-17-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 870
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Over 3,500 posts and this is the best you can do?

Over 3,500 posts and this is the best you can do?
03-16-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,241
Posted By gkamieneski

The emphasis on “balance” here is well overblown....

The emphasis on “balance” here is well overblown. And as far as I am concerned the input from the “balance” crowd borders on bullying of those with ancillary views.

Good luck with your “balance”...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 939
Posted By kingston

CAAD no brainer

CAAD no brainer
03-13-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,397
Posted By wgscott

Why do I click on his threads?

Why do I click on his threads?
03-13-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,397
Posted By SalsaShark

The bottom

The bottom
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,298
Posted By WhyFi

This may help or it may muddy the waters, but... ...

This may help or it may muddy the waters, but...

To go a given speed, you need to output a specific amount of power. To put out that specific amount of power is a balancing act between torque and...
03-11-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,723
Posted By 70sSanO

As others have said, the OP is posting just to...

As others have said, the OP is posting just to post. Whether trolling or just one of those people who takes the stand that my 35 year old inexpensive bike is just as good as your new $5k bike for...
03-11-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By Koyote

You've got the bike, you've got the wheels,...

You've got the bike, you've got the wheels, presumably you've got tires. Why on earth are you asking us? Put the wheels on the bike and see for yourself.
03-10-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,909
Posted By Eric F

To me, being in a tight pack where you are moving...

To me, being in a tight pack where you are moving down the road faster, with less effort, than you can by yourself is one of the magical experiences of cycling.
03-09-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,586
Posted By indyfabz

You lost me at “honest.”

You lost me at “honest.”
03-06-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,568
Posted By shelbyfv

:bang: :roflmao:

:bang: :roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,417
Posted By datlas

No. What about the wear indicators?? The little...

No. What about the wear indicators?? The little dimples. If they are worn it's time to think about replacement.
03-03-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,909
Posted By caloso

I find that a group ride is a good opportunity to...

I find that a group ride is a good opportunity to teach fellow riders who may not be familiar with group riding dynamics the proper way to rotate through. Of course sometimes it’s necessary to yell.
03-03-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,909
Posted By Goofball

When riding solo I am a sleek, sexy, spandex-clad...

When riding solo I am a sleek, sexy, spandex-clad stallion on my way to winning another Tour de France
when riding with others I realise I am a fat, slow old slob 😭
02-23-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,335
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

yes would then take up recumbent as that's...

yes

would then take up recumbent as that's not a bike!

*zing*
02-23-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,070
Posted By Koyote

We see a lot of wild claims about things like...

We see a lot of wild claims about things like disc brakes, carbon fiber, and electronic shifting...But this post should get some kind of award for insanity.
Forum: Recumbent
02-23-21, 04:19 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,561
Posted By Bent Bill

Im done its a waste of time trying to...

Im done
its a waste of time trying to rationally discuss this
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 9,993
Posted By Seattle Forrest

lol no

lol no
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,490
Posted By WhyFi

Well, it's only problematic for carbon, because...

Well, it's only problematic for carbon, because it's overpriced. Metal is undervalued and this is just a well-deserved price correction, obviously.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,490
Posted By WhyFi

The OP is a thinly veiled excuse to shake a fist...

The OP is a thinly veiled excuse to shake a fist and tell the kids (on their carbon bikes) to get off his lawn.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,490
Posted By Greiselman

When demand exceeds supply, prices rise.

When demand exceeds supply, prices rise.
02-16-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,332
Posted By Eric F

LOL. You have zero idea what you're talking...

LOL. You have zero idea what you're talking about.
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