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Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,312
Posted By seypat

Get yourself one of these if you really need to...

Get yourself one of these if you really need to be heard. :roflmao2:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkor-DErceM
07-29-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By DiabloScott

I rode my bike to a pulmonology appointment once...

I rode my bike to a pulmonology appointment once (waiting room was full of people with horrible problems)... on my way out, the doc said something about cycling and my great lung function. One of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,312
Posted By InvertedMP

I wouldn’t say the DT Swiss 240s is a low end...

I wouldn’t say the DT Swiss 240s is a low end hub, and it’s insanely quiet.
07-28-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By dmanthree

Yes, it helps

Riding, that is. I had a physical exam for a new life insurance policy (my old one expires when I turn 66 in September) and the results were, well, pretty good. BP 125/75. Pulse 52. body fat 16%. The...
07-27-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,356
Posted By dmanthree

Kind of like what's happening to the Olympus...

Kind of like what's happening to the Olympus camera camera division, recently sold to JIP. Sad to see.
07-26-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By NewATBikeComute

First ever half century!

Well, have not done a lot of cycling this year. Working from home, so no commuting mileage, and my attitude towards making an effort to do, well, anything beyond what I have to do, has been 'I...
07-19-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By Papa Tom

Humor

From a Facebook meme I saw today:

"People shouldn't buy mountain bikes after fifty.

No, seriously. Fifty mountain bikes is more than enough!"
07-17-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,167
Posted By caloso

Roundabouts seem to be like the metric system and...

Roundabouts seem to be like the metric system and universal healthcare. The rest of the world seems to have figured them out, but Americans refuse to.
07-14-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,701
Posted By downtube42

This is a situation where taking to a medical...

This is a situation where taking to a medical professional who has experience with older athletes would be beneficial. There are possible underlying medical causes, that make assumptions and advice...
07-14-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,701
Posted By DrIsotope

The fatigue is likely not cycling related. You...

The fatigue is likely not cycling related. You don't need to "feed" a 15-20 mile ride, no matter how hard you ride it. Period. Thirty to thirty five shouldn't be a problem either. That's maybe...
07-14-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,701
Posted By Iride01

I'm sure we all do to some extent at different...

I'm sure we all do to some extent at different times. Probably is worse as we age.

I'm not a fan of Gatorade or Gu. Gatorade is not a sport drink anymore IMO, much less a decent drink for cycling....
07-14-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By nomadmax

GOOD for YOU!!!!! But....I think you should...

GOOD for YOU!!!!!

But....I think you should hang around to help others on their journey.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,343
Posted By canklecat

A local friend calls those "niceholes."...

A local friend calls those "niceholes." :roflmao2:
07-11-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,190
Posted By freeranger

Noticed you're not typing in all caps!! Sorry,...

Noticed you're not typing in all caps!! Sorry, that was too easy to pass up. I know hearing loss is not funny, some family members went thru it. Glad the aids have helped ya, now the ride has even...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,524
Posted By Iride01

Climb, descend, repeat. Three times a week...

Climb, descend, repeat.

Three times a week or more.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,471
Posted By WhyFi

What? You want a list to shake your fist at?

What? You want a list to shake your fist at?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,914
Posted By Germanrazor

I would ask about #1...

I would ask about #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) but will refrain...LOL
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,863
Posted By WhyFi

What? I don't understand half of what you're...

What? I don't understand half of what you're trying to say, but power data is recorded for the entire ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,863
Posted By rubiksoval

Ha. How pointless. As if they can't be remade...

Ha. How pointless. As if they can't be remade (and then renamed!).

I'd love it if a bunch of people deleted all of the ridiculously duplicated segments around here.
07-02-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,613
Posted By fietsbob

I would stop and have lunch in a cafe..

I would stop and have lunch in a cafe..
07-02-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,539
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, at 5 pages and over 120 posts, you have to...

Well, at 5 pages and over 120 posts, you have to judge this as a successful troll. I wouldn't have predicted it, seems like the last one was just yesterday.:foo:
06-30-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,539
Posted By caloso

I'm guessing some of the riders on this thread...

I'm guessing some of the riders on this thread never sprint. Or climb steep hills. Or ride over rough ground. Or sprint up steep hills with rough ground (that's for the crossers).

I guess if you...
06-30-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,539
Posted By rosefarts

Of all the things that didn't happen, this didn't...

Of all the things that didn't happen, this didn't happen the most.
06-30-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,539
Posted By Ironfish653

Are we doing this again? Seems like every...

Are we doing this again?

Seems like every few months somebody discovers a ‘ Hidden Truth’ about clipless pedals to confirm their preference for flats, and the rest of us are either industry dupes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,029
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How do you estimate the height of a building...

How do you estimate the height of a building using a barometer?

Drop it from the roof and measure the time it takes to fall to the ground.

:roflmao2: :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,073
Posted By CAT7RDR

I heard if you lick the chain it can make muscle...

I heard if you lick the chain it can make muscle spasms stop.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,495
Posted By smashndash

For a company that thinks 1x is the future, this...

For a company that thinks 1x is the future, this sure seems like a lot of investment into 2x.

I’ll bet $1.00 that even if SRAM came out with this, which is questionable, people would still prefer...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,947
Posted By Jungleland

I just spoke with the bike shop and it was the...

I just spoke with the bike shop and it was the chain stay that looks to have a couple of small cracks (the rest of the frame is fine so that makes more sense). He took pics and sent them to both...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,947
Posted By ridethecliche

These material arguments are so boring. Next! ...

These material arguments are so boring. Next!

As for the OP, reach out to the LBS and trek. See if they have a crash replacement as others have suggested. I would take the parts off to get a...
06-16-20, 04:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By Paul Barnard

Mandatory cyclist law training as part of...

Mandatory cyclist law training as part of driver's ed.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,808
Posted By WhyFi

Thank you for addressing the pertinent issues -...

Thank you for addressing the pertinent issues - too often, people are concerned with the little stuff and they let the big picture, like waving, go unnoticed.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,808
Posted By guadzilla

Yeah, but did either of you wave?

Yeah, but did either of you wave?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,808
Posted By alcjphil

One thing I have learned in almost 50 years as a...

One thing I have learned in almost 50 years as a cyclist: No matter how good my fitness, there is always someone who is stronger than me
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,130
Posted By indyfabz

Read somewhere else that he hid the helmet under...

Read somewhere else that he hid the helmet under his porch and locked the bike behind a building away from his house. He’s only sorry that he got caught.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,130
Posted By datlas

Happened on a MUP, so clearly the guy is not a...

Happened on a MUP, so clearly the guy is not a serious cyclist.
06-05-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 486
Posted By Gresp15C

This thread reminded me that mosquito season is...

This thread reminded me that mosquito season is on us. ;)

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,130
Posted By znomit

10,000 word essay on why titanium sucks.

10,000 word essay on why titanium sucks.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'd think you could get any jersey you like to...

I'd think you could get any jersey you like to fit the way you want by getting the next size up?
06-04-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 486
Posted By shelbyfv

Condom in case you get lucky?

Condom in case you get lucky?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,362
Posted By WhyFi

Haven't read the comments but, given the title,...

Haven't read the comments but, given the title, it's sorely missing something...

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26,825
Views: 16,850,280
Posted By helmet4000

S-Works Tarmac SL3

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I snagged this on Ebay in the dark winter months for $850. It is a 2011 model. I...
05-30-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,801
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I don't understand the criticism of the Varia. I...

I don't understand the criticism of the Varia. I have ALWAYS used a mirror and still do. Do the Varia critiques stare at their mirrors constantly? I didn't/don't but my Varia does. :thumb:
05-30-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,801
Posted By DrIsotope

Absolutely anyone that thinks a postage...

Absolutely anyone that thinks a postage stamp-sized mirror is even in the same league with the Varia... has obviously never used the Varia. It picks up cars at around 500ft away-- which even at...
05-30-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,801
Posted By billridesbikes

[QUOTE=greatscott;21503176] The Varia can't...

[QUOTE=greatscott;21503176]
The Varia can't also detect a car that is directly behind a lead car coming at you.
[\QUOTE]

Simply false. That’s not how it works, the radar will ‘see’ anything...
05-30-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,801
Posted By billridesbikes

Radar is better than a rear view mirror, it...

Radar is better than a rear view mirror, it detects cars long before you can hear them and tells you if there are multiple cars all while not having to look away from the road in front of you. ...
05-27-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,404
Posted By wolfchild

The best way to train for hills is to ride more...

The best way to train for hills is to ride more hills and practise climbing hills. There is no other way, there is no easy way. If you want to be good at certain activity, you need to practise that...
05-27-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,531
Posted By tntyz

My lesson learned is that I care about PRs, but...

My lesson learned is that I care about PRs, but not overall standings so much. I never was the fastest guy on a bike, but I'm still having plenty of fun.
05-27-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,363
Posted By tntyz

I used the d-fly unit paired with a Garmin Edge...

I used the d-fly unit paired with a Garmin Edge 520 for a couple years. It worked - pretty much. No lockups or interruptions to shifting, but sometimes the 520 and the d-fly would drop connection. In...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,502
Posted By WhyFi

A lot of the people that are dedicated enough to...

A lot of the people that are dedicated enough to be towards the pointy end of leader boards do. And to clarify, he's just saying that he wants a filter so that he can see only those entries - he's...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 03:36 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,453
Posted By HTupolev

There are some refinements and circumstantial...

There are some refinements and circumstantial advantages, like the front derailleur on R8000 accommodating more clearance.

Even if this weren't the case, though, it's a necessary consequence of...
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