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10-27-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,408
Posted By GlennR

You can tighten things like seatpost, bars, stem,...

You can tighten things like seatpost, bars, stem, cables. You can also do a temp fix on a rear derailleur. But if a part breaks in 2 then make sure you have the Uber app on your smartphone.
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.
...
10-27-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 342
Posted By GlennR

With better brakes you can descend faster and...

With better brakes you can descend faster and corner faster since you can apply the brakes later which maintains a higher speed to the last minute.

Sounds like you never road a bike with disc...
10-27-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,408
Posted By GlennR

What breaks? I have a rather expensive bike...

What breaks?

I have a rather expensive bike and never had a mechanical issue other than a flats. Sounds more like a lack of maintenance issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,547
Posted By GlennR

Fixed for you ;)

Fixed for you ;)
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.
10-25-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,408
Posted By GlennR

I once went 18 months between flats. And once got...

I once went 18 months between flats. And once got 2 in a week.

I air up my tires before every ride and check my tires for cuts and wear every week when i clean it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 534
Posted By GlennR

Get this one. ...

Get this one.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEYwHKsgnCU
10-25-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,408
Posted By GlennR

I sleep with my wife... so pray for me ;)

I sleep with my wife... so pray for me ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,925
Posted By GlennR

Hey, if you don't ask the answer is NO. But...

Hey, if you don't ask the answer is NO.

But be prepared to be told the price is the price.
10-25-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,408
Posted By GlennR

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nt60Uf2sfZY ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nt60Uf2sfZY

Actually a "smart" person know when to get a professional. Too many will dig a hole, realize they are in trouble and then keep digging.
10-25-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,816
Posted By GlennR

Riding in the preserve in the snow. ...

Riding in the preserve in the snow.
https://i.imgur.com/FGqBwfF.jpg

My town had a contest for calendar pictures and I won Miss January ;)
https://i.imgur.com/vVNCbLj.jpg
10-24-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 669
Posted By GlennR

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0761/2225/produc...

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0761/2225/products/Untitled-1_0001_B006ID1PG6.pt01_1024x1024.jpg?v=1507195329
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,925
Posted By GlennR

You outfighting a team? Yes, during...

You outfighting a team?

Yes, during Covid...there's 10x the demand than supply.
10-24-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,408
Posted By GlennR

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=chang...

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=change+bicycle+tube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewPeojRSa0k
10-24-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,408
Posted By GlennR

Doesn't take up that much room ...

Doesn't take up that much room
https://i.imgur.com/TgYfmYc.jpg

This is all i carry and I go on many 50+ mile solo rides.
https://i.imgur.com/G1XUcN8.jpg

Most shops have basic mechanic classes...
10-24-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,755
Views: 529,826
Posted By GlennR

My smallest one. https://i.imgur.com/CGxSweA.jpg

My smallest one.
https://i.imgur.com/CGxSweA.jpg
10-24-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 456
Posted By GlennR

https://newcastlebeach.org/images/bubble-wrap-head...

https://newcastlebeach.org/images/bubble-wrap-head-9.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,547
Posted By GlennR

FYI... I get around 800 miles on a charge using...

FYI... I get around 800 miles on a charge using Sram eTap. And that's when the RD LED goes from green to red. If I swap front to rear batteries,I bet I can get 1000 miles before both need a charge.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,112
Posted By GlennR

BOAT = Break Out Another Thousand I look at...

BOAT = Break Out Another Thousand

I look at it this way, Yes, i can tell the difference between a $2000 and a $12,000 bike. And you can't take it with you so you might as well enjoy it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,150
Posted By GlennR

Because there would be a back and forth. I dell...

Because there would be a back and forth. I dell the dealer, the dealer talks to the vendor. The vendor asks for more info to the dealer, the dealer than talks to me. I then tell the dealer, the...
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...
10-21-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 455
Posted By GlennR

Not for Lou Ferrigno...

Not for Lou Ferrigno...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,547
Posted By GlennR

But how about your next road bike?

But how about your next road bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,114
Views: 446,953
Posted By GlennR

^^^^^^ sorry, this is the ROAD bike forum. The...

^^^^^^
sorry, this is the ROAD bike forum. The TT forum is someplace else.

;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,547
Posted By GlennR

By then there will be something new.

By then there will be something new.
10-21-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,101
Posted By GlennR

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1981/3305/produc...

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1981/3305/products/ThreeFeet_480x480.jpg?v=1514051385
10-21-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,101
Posted By GlennR

Only you know if it's a problem. I've had my...

Only you know if it's a problem.

I've had my arm hit twice by the right hand mirror... and i'm still riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,670
Posted By GlennR

Mom told me if you don't have something nice to...

Mom told me if you don't have something nice to say....


Screw it, not a fan of the yellow with the red.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,150
Posted By GlennR

I'd assume its a Quarq since Sram owns the brand....

I'd assume its a Quarq since Sram owns the brand.

https://www.sram.com/en/quarq

https://www.sram.com/en/sram/models/pm-frc-d1
"Designed specifically for electronic shifting and featuring...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,547
Posted By GlennR

Guess you will never get a pacemaker.

Guess you will never get a pacemaker.
10-20-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,542
Posted By GlennR

If its in a national park, you could get a...

If its in a national park, you could get a pardon.

Just wait there will be plenty of them handed out int he beginning of January.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,547
Posted By GlennR

https://afjactioncampaign.org/wp-content/uploads/2...

https://afjactioncampaign.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/eyeroll-Judge-Judy.gif
10-18-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,826
Posted By GlennR

I eat crap... bacon and eggs for breakfast, pizza...

I eat crap... bacon and eggs for breakfast, pizza for lunch and steak and potatoes for dinner and then there's ice cream before bed. I spend 50 hours a month in bibs for the past 10 years.. .and i'm...
10-18-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,826
Posted By GlennR

Well, he should trust me more than you since i...

Well, he should trust me more than you since i have more posts... newbie. ;)
10-18-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,826
Posted By GlennR

Maybe talk to some doctors instead of anonymous...

Maybe talk to some doctors instead of anonymous and unknown people on the Interweb.
10-18-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,826
Posted By GlennR

Don't drink from plastic water bottles... they...

Don't drink from plastic water bottles... they are all toxic.
10-18-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,925
Posted By GlennR

Wow... 53 posts. This place has gone to the...

Wow... 53 posts.

This place has gone to the dumpster.

What's next ? IHOP vs Waffle House
10-18-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,755
Views: 529,826
Posted By GlennR

Fall flowers https://i.imgur.com/QrYdvDp.jpg ...

Fall flowers
https://i.imgur.com/QrYdvDp.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/2243oXW.jpg
10-18-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By GlennR

I ride at times with my 30 year old son. He's...

I ride at times with my 30 year old son. He's been a triathlete since 15 and has way more saddle time than I do since when he was competitive, he's train 5 times a week doing over 250 miles per.
...
10-17-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By GlennR

You can't coast when you run ;)

You can't coast when you run ;)
10-17-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,283
Posted By GlennR

First off.. .glad you're not hurt. I had my...

First off.. .glad you're not hurt.

I had my Synthe MIPS for 2 weeks when I took a turn too fast on damp pavement on MTB tires that were over inflated and went down and rung my bell. The helmet was...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By GlennR

Buy the bike that "fits" you best. When I...

Buy the bike that "fits" you best.

When I got into road cycling, I test road a Specialized, Trek and Cervelo. The Trek fit best and when I decided to upgrade, I test road a few and again the Trek...
10-17-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 710
Posted By GlennR

Yes, but he can ride 2091 miles in 23 days. So i...

Yes, but he can ride 2091 miles in 23 days. So i guess he's in good shape ;)
10-17-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 710
Posted By GlennR

I hope to one day have arms like a pro. ...

I hope to one day have arms like a pro.

https://thespinoff.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/froome-850x510.jpg
10-17-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,925
Posted By GlennR

Red... just get a good one. I have a Bontrager...

Red... just get a good one. I have a Bontrager Flare R and it's VERY bright.. even during a sunny day.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAGO3JR5bBA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_EWxAbbXQw
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,502
Posted By GlennR

Ah.. .duct tape. I suggest that instead of...

Ah.. .duct tape.

I suggest that instead of trying to MacGyver'ing it, you talk to a real bicycle mechanic and not make things worse.

But i get the feeling you won't listen to me or anyone.
10-15-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,193
Posted By GlennR

Anyway... no need to BOLD. I say spend the...

Anyway... no need to BOLD.

I say spend the $15 and just buy a new CO2 head for a Schrader valve and call it a day.

Personally, each of my bikes have their own saddle bag since they use...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By GlennR

D'oh

D'oh
10-14-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,973
Posted By GlennR

Wait till you get to 75.

Wait till you get to 75.
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