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07-10-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By Psimet2001

It's an easy fix. Promoter simply has to correct...

It's an easy fix. Promoter simply has to correct the file and re-upload it. If the results are already in a spreadsheet then it can take a few minutes.

We're spoiled in Illinois. We have a "reg...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By Psimet2001

Then your gluing is more similar to what we do. I...

Then your gluing is more similar to what we do. I still do 2 coats rim and 2 tire and 24 hrs between each. 1 wet mounting coat (thickish) only on the rim. I have the luxury of having a lot of rims...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By Psimet2001

Ahh - then you're lucky. With my glue jobs you'd...

Ahh - then you're lucky. With my glue jobs you'd be hard pressed to remove a tire and not destroy a piece of the basetape. It really depends on what school of though you came up in. Back a long time...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 27,061
Posted By Psimet2001

Must have been NOS. In other news I had my...

Must have been NOS.

In other news I had my first client who forgot to mention they were wheels for a disc brake road bike - not rim brake. He seemed confused as to why I would ever think any new...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,711
Posted By Psimet2001

Nice. But now you're wasting all sorts of effort...

Nice. But now you're wasting all sorts of effort because of your loss of aero efficiency. :D

Seriously we hardly ever sell deep carbon anymore. Almost everyone who was on deep carbon has left it....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,516
Posted By Psimet2001

Definitely...but there are people that don't...

Definitely...but there are people that don't realize when their bottom brackets are seized and devoid of any semblance of lubricant. They can ride through the noise and never notice a thing.

The...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,516
Posted By Psimet2001

Why people with absolutely no say or skin in the...

Why people with absolutely no say or skin in the game would ever wander here to put their 2 cents in is beyond me.

Crash damage and inspection of crash damage of carbon frames is nothing new. You...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,711
Posted By Psimet2001

Go shallow. Deep wheels are so 2010.

Go shallow. Deep wheels are so 2010.
06-03-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,493
Posted By Psimet2001

That used to be the thing. The rider who was back...

That used to be the thing. The rider who was back technically wasn't allowed to jump on the lapping rider's wheel. They changed this a few years back.

This is another 5 second take in between...
06-01-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,493
Posted By Psimet2001

I LOVE when that happens. If I am announcing I...

I LOVE when that happens. If I am announcing I usually point it out at least but I almost feel like I am cheating when I do. After the break is really gone it seems like everyone else is just happy...
05-31-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,493
Posted By Psimet2001

Always a fun conversation. Agreed it is fully...

Always a fun conversation. Agreed it is fully legal. Outside of whether it should be done? Why in the hell shouldn't it be done? What's the point of having teammates. Don't like it then don't race...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,352
Posted By Psimet2001

Had to re-up this thread when I saw this meme. ...

Had to re-up this thread when I saw this meme.

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,619
Posted By Psimet2001

Misnomer - there are riders who wear the same...

Misnomer - there are riders who wear the same jersey that enter the same race as cat 5's. Many think of themselves as a "team".
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,052
Posted By Psimet2001

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By Psimet2001

There is nearly no end to places that now work on...

There is nearly no end to places that now work on carbon fiber. One of the only places that can actually do a thorough exam of the frame and any damage is Ruckus Composites (https://ruckuscomp.com/)....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By Psimet2001

I don't have the $ but can get tires at wholesale...

I don't have the $ but can get tires at wholesale and OEM pricing... but still I would simply replace it and be done with it.

i understand everyone's situation is different but for me life is too...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By Psimet2001

I have lost count of the number of GP4000's I...

I have lost count of the number of GP4000's I have seen have heat issues on the trainers here in the training center. It's a really crappy trainer tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By Psimet2001

Gravel Kings are great for gravel.

Gravel Kings are great for gravel.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,619
Posted By Psimet2001

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/200479-we-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/200479-we-re-going-yell-you.html
05-23-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,469
Posted By Psimet2001

Back to race promotion - we had one of the ones...

Back to race promotion - we had one of the ones we still put on this last weekend...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,517
Posted By Psimet2001

I have a feeling this falls into the box that we...

I have a feeling this falls into the box that we think all riders go on rides like us. Most are bog box bikes. 26", 20, 24, kind of stuff. The grown adults that actually ride a lot just stop the ride...
05-16-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,452
Posted By Psimet2001

We have officially/unofficially adopted an equal...

We have officially/unofficially adopted an equal price purse policy and have for years. Like above - you can pay 20 deep in the mens and 3 deep in the women's if you want but the pay is equal for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,517
Posted By Psimet2001

Yeah. Actually our most common service but it...

Yeah. Actually our most common service but it takes a metric ton of flat changes to pay 1 month’s electrical bill.

When I moved into the shop I found the old owner’s old rates in a binder. It had...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,279
Posted By Psimet2001

We have officially gotten into the used wheel...

We have officially gotten into the used wheel market ourselves. We are buying used wheels, inspecting them and tension/true, certifying them and selling. We are working out the details - like we want...
05-15-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By Psimet2001

So we did Disc brakes on road and a lot of talk...

So we did Disc brakes on road and a lot of talk about gravel.

Doing a call in tonight with the guy from Cat3memes

Should be fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,517
Posted By Psimet2001

Absolutely.

Absolutely.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,122
Posted By Psimet2001

Hydraulic. No question.

Hydraulic. No question.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,517
Posted By Psimet2001

1:45 of watching someone else do it before I pull...

1:45 of watching someone else do it before I pull a Nick Burns:
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/725x525/move_8ae97402b6090cc5c3121aaddd83a3dc5c8138cf.jpg

I do so many in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By Psimet2001

Orange seal used to make a dip stick that they...

Orange seal used to make a dip stick that they included or still include with the small bottles. Remove the core and insert the dip stick and check the level.

In our area you should refill every...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,517
Posted By Psimet2001

Yeah when I was in El Paso I ended up with at...

Yeah when I was in El Paso I ended up with at least 1 layer of Mr Tuffy and rode thorn resistant tubes and would patch tubes. They'd still find a way in.

Since I've been in the Chicagoland area I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,952
Posted By Psimet2001

That's huge. I've been a promoter for going on 10...

That's huge. I've been a promoter for going on 10 years and put on just about every event type known to man and I have yet to be able to get a TT series off the ground. It's not an easy task.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,517
Posted By Psimet2001

Started in this sport while living in El Paso...

Started in this sport while living in El Paso Texas and spent my first two years of riding and racing there. I got a lot of flats there. *shrug* That doesn't change anything I posted. Some people are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,517
Posted By Psimet2001

You've misinterpreted what I wrote - there are...

You've misinterpreted what I wrote - there are people that get more flats than others given the same environment gear, etc. Some people just attract them more than others. Like a sick flat magnetism.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,517
Posted By Psimet2001

Flats: Having been in this business for a long...

Flats: Having been in this business for a long time you just can't predict flats. What's more flats follow people more than they do gear. If you're the kind of person who gets flats then you're going...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,087
Posted By Psimet2001

Yeah, you read something into my comment that...

Yeah, you read something into my comment that wasn't there. This is a forum so it's not about insulating yourself from what you may not want to hear but I'll try this again with other language.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,507
Posted By Psimet2001

Grrr...I published them out of order - but the...

Grrr...I published them out of order - but the one with GRX - Road Is Dead: Gravel Diatribes (http://roadisdead.libsyn.com/gravel-diatribes)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,825
Posted By Psimet2001

Uggggg,,,,,, I know Phil. I saw this linked...

Uggggg,,,,,,

I know Phil. I saw this linked in other places today and didn't actually take the time to watch.

Yes, Phil - we get it. I agree on some points but I fee like your Millenial soft...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,087
Posted By Psimet2001

TO echo - Shimano has the most consistently good...

TO echo - Shimano has the most consistently good quality out there. Yet I have watched my son have problems clipping in and out of actual road pedals for years when he has no problems with mtb...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,507
Posted By Psimet2001

Sorry - I keep thinking it's in my sig. The Road...

Sorry - I keep thinking it's in my sig. The Road is Dead. Carried by all podcast threaders.

On the web - Road Is Dead (http://roadisdead.libsyn.com/)

We are compiling and uploading 2 episodes...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,507
Posted By Psimet2001

Incorrect. There are front derailleurs and FD...

Incorrect. There are front derailleurs and FD options.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,507
Posted By Psimet2001

Just did a bit on it on the podcast. Will be...

Just did a bit on it on the podcast. Will be second episode out from today.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 819
Posted By Psimet2001

This is still going? Wasn't this a first time...

This is still going? Wasn't this a first time thread starter? Is this spam or trolling?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,272
Posted By Psimet2001

Sweet geebus. Anyone care to guess why the fact...

Sweet geebus. Anyone care to guess why the fact this thread exists really cranks my gears?

Before you hand wring your way through another post on here answer a couple of basic things for me:

1....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,834
Posted By Psimet2001

If you're still using a 305 and it works then go...

If you're still using a 305 and it works then go play the lottery. That unit had so many problems. Anything would be a giant leap forwards at this point. The feature difference is huge.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 819
Posted By Psimet2001

Welcome to my nightmare. OP - unless you're...

Welcome to my nightmare.

OP - unless you're gluing the tires to the rim you don't have tubular tires. Your rim is a 700C rim and says it is tubeless compatible.... then put (700c, 622) tubeless...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,640
Posted By Psimet2001

Agreed it doesn't eliminate chain drops without a...

Agreed it doesn't eliminate chain drops without a chain device - never said we didn't use them all the time but I didn't include them in the comparative weight "analysis". Probably because I don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,640
Posted By Psimet2001

Yup. This is why I hate discussing that stuff. If...

Yup. This is why I hate discussing that stuff. If it's not a unilateral "wow, this is better" for almost everyone then we will always debate it. That, by its essence, means it's not as great of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,640
Posted By Psimet2001

Eh... no it's not. It's the front shifter guts,...

Eh... no it's not. It's the front shifter guts, the front cable housing, the front cable, front derail, and the inner chainring and longer chainring bolts and usually heavier crank spider. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 27,061
Posted By Psimet2001

I take it you missed his sarcasm. Integrated...

I take it you missed his sarcasm.

Integrated shift levers dramatically changed the entire experience of riding and made it infinitely safer by leaving the riders hands on the bars all the time.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 27,061
Posted By Psimet2001

I'm sure they work fine for you. I have had...

I'm sure they work fine for you. I have had setups where the same could be said. I have also had setups where I was only able to get adequate performance out of them by putting yokos on. Just like...
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