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10-17-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,859
Posted By But its me

No preference, given I purchase the cheapest...

No preference, given I purchase the cheapest jerseys I can find.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,585
Posted By Litespud

weight is weight, at the end of the day. However...

weight is weight, at the end of the day. However that 2lb off the bike will likely be noticeable because it occurs instantaneously - losing the equivalent 2 lb off your arse takes days or weeks -...
10-02-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,461
Posted By SurferRosa

This kind of crap slows me down all the time. ...

This kind of crap slows me down all the time. Sometimes, if it's just one car, I can slow way down and give the guy some incentive to go. 'Cause I don't want to unclip for anything. Sometimes, I...
09-27-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,006
Posted By Milton Keynes

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09-18-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,002
Posted By bblair

The only thing that I have standardized are...

The only thing that I have standardized are pedals. I don't want to have different shoes for different bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,187
Posted By popeye

It just feels natural to me as well. I got there...

It just feels natural to me as well. I got there the same way.
09-02-20, 09:04 AM
09-01-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,023
Posted By Milton Keynes

At any rate, a vehicle turning left across the...

At any rate, a vehicle turning left across the intersection must yield to oncoming traffic. I suspect a driver who wasn't paying attention.
08-23-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,976
Posted By dragoonO1

I wore one a few times in the spring, but now I...

I wore one a few times in the spring, but now I carry one along instead. I have used my carry along mask if I need to dismount, go into a store, or near people, etc.
08-02-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,289
Posted By tomato coupe

Yes, but a lot of people seem to live in a world...

Yes, but a lot of people seem to live in a world defined by "xx is always better" or "everyone should use what I use."
07-02-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,029
Posted By BlazingPedals

Gaining 5 lbs means your next frame has to be 5...

Gaining 5 lbs means your next frame has to be 5 lbs lighter to come out even. Do whatever is necessary to avoid needing a negative-weight frame!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,993
Posted By merlinextraligh

It now appears that I canít see my own previous...

It now appears that I canít see my own previous efforts on a segment in the free version .

That makes it just about useless to me.

may just use Garmin connect
05-16-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By tgenec86

I've been involved with the cycling industry for...

I've been involved with the cycling industry for 30 years. Unless you use your helmet every day, and have stored it in harsh conditions (hot - freezing cold garage, exposed to direct sunlight, in...
05-04-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 14,294
Posted By atwl77

Regardless of whether you're using bone...

Regardless of whether you're using bone conducting headphones, or earbuds with outdoor/transparency/ambient/whatever-they-call-it mode, the most important thing to control is listening volume. I can...
03-22-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,450
Posted By Gresp15C

Michigan.

Michigan.
03-20-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 13,584
Posted By Kapusta

I think this opinion piece in the NYT sums up...

I think this opinion piece in the NYT sums up pretty well the problems with the messaging around masks:Why Telling People They Donít Need Masks Backfired...
03-17-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,461
Posted By 2old

I don't know which rock you just crawled out...

I don't know which rock you just crawled out from, but the article just mentioned bicycling, which is what I thought this forum was concerned with. Now, back with you, and you're officially on ignore.
03-15-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,461
Posted By tomato coupe

I'd picture every pedestrian and cyclist as a...

I'd picture every pedestrian and cyclist as a tiny diesel truck, spewing black exhaust. Their exhaust clouds will eventually diffuse away, but If you're following them, pausing behind them, or...
03-15-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 15,831
Posted By BillyD

Oooooooookay, time to say adios!

Oooooooookay, time to say adios!
Forum: Commuting
03-11-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By bpcyclist

Even if true, these numbers need way, way more...

Even if true, these numbers need way, way more specifcity to be of any use to us. For example, if you ride in to work in City X, departing home at 0430 and returning at, say, 1400ish, your risk is...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,763
Posted By rumrunn6

hand held sport cam (wide angle makes that easier...

hand held sport cam (wide angle makes that easier & then cropped). if I think something is worth remembering like which shoe I wore that day, snap, what glove was good, snap, how dumb I looked...
02-15-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,193
Posted By bruce19

That cop was a dick.

That cop was a dick.
Forum: Triathlon
02-14-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,151
Posted By najmer

So, bottom line is that running has no...

So, bottom line is that running has no contribution into cycling power, very little to endurance on the bike, because of other muscle groups activation. But is good for general health, fitness and...
02-02-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,930
Posted By Nick 93

HR is fairly accurate from what I've seen. While...

HR is fairly accurate from what I've seen. While exercising the main screen shows pace, time since starting activity, HR, and miles traveled. Swipe down once and you get elevation changes and a few...
02-01-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,264
Posted By JonnyHK

If you had not crossed the painted line...

If you had not crossed the painted line indicating where the intersection starts, then you have not 'run' the red light. I mean no one gets a ticket for rolling slowly up to the line when it's...
01-27-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,955
Posted By livedarklions

I'm imbibing all of the discussion on the...

I'm imbibing all of the discussion on the internet that claims that the long vowel sound in the second syllable violates some sort of English pronunciation rule.

I have had no success in divining...
11-25-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 308,202
Posted By timtak

Helmets are useful for holding up visors which,...

Helmets are useful for holding up visors which, act as sunglasses, and keep cold wind and insects out of ones face, and prescription lenses in front of ones eyes, and for mounting a light that points...
11-25-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,385
Posted By RC71

It's all about how fast you stop!

I've certainly crashed more times on a motorcycle than a bicycle. On the motorcycle, after 2 years of crashing, I decided I knew exactly where the edge of the envelope was and decided not to crash...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,645
Posted By Dreww10

I use one bud (right ear, facing away from the...

I use one bud (right ear, facing away from the road) and it's a basic Apple headphone, which absolutely does not cancel noise or come close to it. Volume on low and mostly rural roads. Have never had...
11-21-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,450
Posted By CliffordK

You are right the basic design of the helmets is...

You are right the basic design of the helmets is to reduce acceleration forces on the head and BRAIN by increasing the time of impact.

There are hardshell and softshell helmets. Generally the...
11-19-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,385
Posted By 63rickert

Going over is easiest. Works quite well. Done it,...

Going over is easiest. Works quite well. Done it, three occasions. Does not injure riders in the pile either. What is required is a lesson. Once you see someone else do it seems very simple. And is.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,601
Posted By shelbyfv

This is good to hear and will likely save folks a...

This is good to hear and will likely save folks a bunch of money. What sort of testing did you do to arrive at this?
11-16-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,033
Posted By burnthesheep

You all realize runners use stride sensors and...

You all realize runners use stride sensors and some have in-sole power meters now? Also, they track TSS and intensities and zones on Trainingpeaks just like cyclists do.
11-12-19, 01:25 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,658
Posted By CliffordK

I think the idea is that if there is some tension...

I think the idea is that if there is some tension in the cords, it'll squish the rubber in an open crack back closed when the tire is inverted, especially if it has a thick tread.

So, in theory,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,987
Posted By Sy Reene

Yeah, I guess variances like this exist. I just...

Yeah, I guess variances like this exist. I just find it curious though that there's a somewhat non-unique mention from time to to time, that average speed is a worthless metric.
10-25-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,617
Posted By mstateglfr

Ah, that is what's causing the seat tube to look...

Ah, that is what's causing the seat tube to look so slack too! Nice eye.
10-25-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,617
Posted By livedarklions

Because if you have an ambiguity between a...

Because if you have an ambiguity between a reasonable question and a stupid one, it's generally good policy to go with the reasonable one. Why would anyone assume he was asking if it was a good fit...
10-12-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,729
Posted By Homebrew01

Square taper works just fine. :50:

Square taper works just fine.
:50:
10-12-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,815
Posted By 63rickert

I used Schwalbe Big Apples on my commuter for a...

I used Schwalbe Big Apples on my commuter for a decade. After the third rear tire wore through with no flats decided those tires were just overbuilt. No flats for a decade is nice and Schwalbe...
Forum: Commuting
10-10-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,610
Posted By chas58

Yeah, conti's cheap tires are amazingly good,...

Yeah, conti's cheap tires are amazingly good, fast, light. Their more expensive tires have better puncture resistance, but I've never had puncture problems with their the UltraSport.




Yeah,...
Forum: Commuting
10-04-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,849
Posted By Notso_fastLane

2014 Carbon Strada: ...

2014 Carbon Strada:

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I have to admit, now that the temps are dropping into...
10-01-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,129
Posted By tomato coupe

Your premise is that extremely wide tires are...

Your premise is that extremely wide tires are faster and more efficient. Cyclists who make their living going fast on a bicycle clearly disagree.


I run 25mm and 32mm tires interchangeably on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,787
Posted By burnthesheep

Also, if it's an event you care about.......a...

Also, if it's an event you care about.......a person that does ultrasonic chain cleaning and waxing will have the power advantage of 3 watts or more over the schmuck putting on the 30th layer of drip...
09-19-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By Cyclist753

The brake hose is swollen so that when you apply...

The brake hose is swollen so that when you apply pressure the brake fluid can't return and the slave cylinders don't have enough spring force to push the fluid back to the master. Use silicone brake...
09-18-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,688
Posted By Kapusta

I use the heel-on-the-pedal method to set my...

I use the heel-on-the-pedal method to set my initial saddle height, and it always ends up being pretty darn close to what I settle on. It seems as good of a starting point as any and is really easy...
09-16-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,580
Posted By Andy_K

I think the biggest problem here is that many of...

I think the biggest problem here is that many of the responders don't know you and so don't know whether you are serious or not.

To answer your question directly and honestly, 12 years old...
Forum: Commuting
09-11-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,270
Posted By mdadams1

Relieving stress

Ever since I started commuting to work by bicycle I can't begin to say how much it helps with the stress as I get to work. I am relaxed and energized. I bike about 15 miles and look forward every...
09-04-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,810
Posted By Leebo

Go with a mt bike short. padded underneath. Loose...

Go with a mt bike short. padded underneath. Loose and breezy over short. And you can actually walk into a store or get coffee too.
07-22-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,487
Posted By TimothyH

:lol: Laughing because this is true. ...

:lol:

Laughing because this is true.

Shifting is so overrated.


-Tim-
07-19-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,751
Posted By Skipjacks

Where you live is critically important. You...

Where you live is critically important.

You live in Georgia. So you are used to Georgia heat and humidity. It's normal to your body. But someone from Siberia would die in 95 degree heat with...
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