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Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,547
Posted By GlennR

Yes, i did,, it was sticking and the LBS offered...

Yes, i did,, it was sticking and the LBS offered to replace it. I got a replacement in a few days and has been fine since.

Defects do happen.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,547
Posted By Koyote

That reminds me of my first visit to the Czech...

That reminds me of my first visit to the Czech Republic. Was driving around in a Skoda, which before the fall of communism had been the national automaker. I asked someone about the origin of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,547
Posted By genejockey

One is tempted to respond to this with "Yeah? Can...

One is tempted to respond to this with "Yeah? Can you PROVE THAT?!?", just to be an a**.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,547
Posted By GlennR

This is the interwebz... arguing is what we do....

This is the interwebz... arguing is what we do. And the most trivial the topic the more heated it becomes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,547
Posted By Koyote

I think you just need to admit it: you can’t...

I think you just need to admit it: you can’t afford an electronic drivetrain, and you’re jealous.

I just can’t think of any other reason why someone would be so opposed to something – especially...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By rubiksoval

I bought some that were definitely counterfeit,...

I bought some that were definitely counterfeit, as they were yellow but had zero degrees of float. Pretty crappy and completely useless for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By Snowflake6

This is what I'm worried about. I want a set of...

This is what I'm worried about. I want a set of SPD-SL's, 105 level will be fine for me. PD-5800 or PD-7000's for half price is attractive. I was concerned whether people are finding that these...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,150
Posted By Noctilux.95

I hear SRAM is interested in buying two companies...

I hear SRAM is interested in buying two companies called Better Engineering and Better Reliability. So far they have not been able to come up with enough funds to make the move.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By mstateglfr

I've bought Shimano drivetrain components shipped...

I've bought Shimano drivetrain components shipped from China.
Everything has worked as expected.
mtb shifters, mtb disc calipers, chains, and cassettes.

What i bought may be wildly different...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,925
Posted By Bah Humbug

Do you want a bike now, or in July?

Do you want a bike now, or in July?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,925
Posted By velopig

After following this thread for a while makes me...

After following this thread for a while makes me glad I am not in retail. You seem like the perfect customer for on line, send Canyon a email offering 20% off the published price and let us know how...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By WorldIRC

Yep. I tried ordering a cassette and got the not...

Yep. I tried ordering a cassette and got the not shipping to Canada error. Not happening on all Shimano items, just some.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,925
Posted By WhyFi

So go for it - I wouldn't recommend that route...

So go for it - I wouldn't recommend that route for someone that's not comfortable with their own maintenance, but you seem to be pretty accomplished and knowledgeable. Have fun!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,925
Posted By WhyFi

But it is 2020.

But it is 2020.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,925
Posted By WhyFi

Ask for 20% off. I mean, I wouldn't do that...

Ask for 20% off.

I mean, I wouldn't do that and I wouldn't recommend doing that, but it seems as if you're only going to listen to what you want to hear, despite saying that you don't want to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By yarbrough462

I have them on my MTBs and love them. They help...

I have them on my MTBs and love them. They help on steep, loose climbs by making the power transfer a bit smoother. I want to try one on my road bike but, I can't get past the looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By ARider2

Before getting a new brake set I suggest you...

Before getting a new brake set I suggest you first change the inner cable and outer housing and see if that improves things. I often find changing the cable and housing provides for a more direct...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 452
Posted By shelbyfv

Are you sure they aren't one and the same? Isn't...

Are you sure they aren't one and the same? Isn't your "Immortal Spirit" branded "Motobecane?" That's one of BD's house brands.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 452
Posted By RadDog

Trust me, I tried. They could not find any bike...

Trust me, I tried. They could not find any bike whatsoever for me for $1000 dollars. I have been very passionate about getting back into biking, but maybe it is time to go back to the treadmill at...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,547
Posted By rower2cyclist

I love my Di2. No broken shifter cables, no...

I love my Di2. No broken shifter cables, no jumping gears, set it & forget it, auto-trim, dumping gears with one click, switching Garmin screens with buttons on the hood, sprint shifters (I ride on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 968
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Over socks, but that's mostly just because I'm...

Over socks, but that's mostly just because I'm not a barbarian.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 878
Posted By Reflector Guy

I try to go as fast as I can to get away from the...

I try to go as fast as I can to get away from the peddlers, so yes, I do pedal the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,150
Posted By Psimet2001

This - ^ GlennR - you're living in your...

This - ^

GlennR - you're living in your world where you feel like you know the appropriate questions to ask. The reality is that, by far, the cycling public is the last person that needs to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 968
Posted By indyfabz

Which socks? I have several on BF. :D

Which socks? I have several on BF. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,642
Posted By WhyFi

It's kind of hard to see, but that doesn't look...

It's kind of hard to see, but that doesn't look like the profile of a tubeless compatible rim. If the rim bed doesn't have a well running down the middle of the rim bed, and clearly defined shoulders...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,150
Posted By Psimet2001

That's exactly why dealers exist. We get paid...

That's exactly why dealers exist. We get paid handle that. Communication to SRAM becomes much more streamlined and fact based that has gone through the lens of training and experience. They have our...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,150
Posted By GlennR

The only issue I had with a Sram product was the...

The only issue I had with a Sram product was the right shifter on my CX bike. It was a Rival CX1 and they sent a replacement that included the shifter, hose and rear caliper. They did it very quickly...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,642
Posted By November Dave

Again, it's not something we're doing yet. But...

Again, it's not something we're doing yet. But the drain holes I've seen have been placed just inside of where the brake track would be - inside of the tire bed but placed such that the hole is as...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,642
Posted By PoorInRichfield

If it's covered under warranty, get the new wheel...

If it's covered under warranty, get the new wheel and move on. If this happens again, then it's time to look for another brand of wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 04:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 774
Posted By rubiksoval

Dura ace cranks cost about 350 bucks. So...

Dura ace cranks cost about 350 bucks.

So again, no.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 04:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 774
Posted By rubiksoval

No.

No.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2,845
Views: 38,883
Posted By datlas

Showing my age, but for aesthetics I like Campy C...

Showing my age, but for aesthetics I like Campy C record cranks.
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Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,845
Views: 38,883
Posted By Trsnrtr

Same. I generally end up cutting the hubs out...

Same. I generally end up cutting the hubs out and throwing the hubs in a box. Rims go out by the curb and metal scroungers find them within a day or two.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2,845
Views: 38,883
Posted By Velo Vol

So it's not to hot for riding, eh? P.S....

So it's not to hot for riding, eh?

P.S. Where is the road?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,651
Posted By 79pmooney

Locked elbows is bad. I was taught that elbows...

Locked elbows is bad. I was taught that elbows are always bent. Projecting to the side anytime I was riding with others. Bent elbows allows your arms to act as shock absorbers when you hit a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,845
Views: 38,883
Posted By abshipp

5/13 bicycle wheels in my house have black...

5/13 bicycle wheels in my house have black spokes. 0/13 have black nipples, AFAIK.

I need to get rid of some wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,547
Posted By Bah Humbug

Right; they just cut out the middleman and let...

Right; they just cut out the middleman and let the lever itself break in your hand. They also pinky-swear they fixed the front shifting this time, after the double-dog-swear last time.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2,845
Views: 38,883
Posted By bampilot06

65 degrees this morning at 630 am. Only got...

65 degrees this morning at 630 am. Only got warmer from there.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,845
Views: 38,883
Posted By BillyD

At one time I considered applying to Temple U,...

At one time I considered applying to Temple U, home then of my idol Bill Cosby, but Philly was just too close to home for me. So I settled on Texas. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,150
Posted By popeye

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,150
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Di2 every day of the week and twice on Sunday. ...

Di2 every day of the week and twice on Sunday. No question about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,547
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Serious answer, about Di2. It shifts really...

Serious answer, about Di2. It shifts really well, probably not better than a well tuned DA mech system, but not worse either. Unlike mech, it never needs adjustment. Your Garmin can show you where...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,547
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Pffft. I have a spare groupset in my left pocket...

Pffft. I have a spare groupset in my left pocket next to the spare frame in the right pocket. The only mechanical problem I can't deal with on the side of the road is a taco'd wheel, but that's ok...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 774
Posted By InvertedMP

Found a new R8000 crank with the exact specs I...

Found a new R8000 crank with the exact specs I wanted for 150 on FB. Couldn't pass that up. I might add a Stages power meter.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,845
Views: 38,883
Posted By datlas

Jackie says hi! ...

Jackie says hi!


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Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 895
Posted By WhyFi

There are a handful and I would expect that all...

There are a handful and I would expect that all would advise to him to see a doctor.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 895
Posted By WhyFi

No, and it's not condition where you look to...

No, and it's not condition where you look to random internets people for consultation - go see a doctor.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,845
Views: 38,883
Posted By rjones28

Shows all the stages of mask wearin': - No...

Shows all the stages of mask wearin':

- No mask
- Chin strap mask
- Peaking nose mask
- Proper mask
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 774
Posted By rubiksoval

You can't mush an alloy crank.

You can't mush an alloy crank.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2,845
Views: 38,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

It's starting to pile up in Wisconsin!!! (Still...

It's starting to pile up in Wisconsin!!! (Still awaiting an update from Lake Minnetonka)
...
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