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10-29-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 30,880
Posted By gsteinb

LOL they say that every generation

LOL

they say that every generation
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 644
Posted By CargoDane

That struck me as odd, so I clicked through and...

That struck me as odd, so I clicked through and looked at the pressures they were running.
That test shows that the rolling resistance goes down only if the two tyres are at the same pressure. But...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,372
Posted By nycphotography

If only you were on long island side of NYC. ...

If only you were on long island side of NYC. sigh.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,372
Posted By noodle soup

I understand Glenn's point of view, I just don't...

I understand Glenn's point of view, I just don't agree with him.

Constantly answering questions from the general public is a massive time suck, because the consumer is often clueless.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By noodle soup

This is why it’s better to buy bikes from your...

This is why it’s better to buy bikes from your LBS, if you aren’t a competent mechanic.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By noodle soup

Most low end bikes come out of the box with...

Most low end bikes come out of the box with poorly adjusted hubs/headsets/BBs. Riding on hubs that were improperly adjusted(too tight), will trash the bearing/races in no time at all.

whoever...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,455
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, 08:21 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,455
Posted By Iride01

I could have owned several of those upper tier...

I could have owned several of those upper tier S-works bikes for what I spent on sailing. And I was only a 1/2 share partner for 10 years. What others tell me they spend on just golfing pales in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,372
Posted By noodle soup

That's typical SRAM. They don't really innovate,...

That's typical SRAM. They don't really innovate, they buy companies that innovate(Zipp, Rock Shox, Avid),
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,372
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
10-19-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By smashndash

Yes. As far as I know, if you have a road bike...

Yes. As far as I know, if you have a road bike that is pressfit and has a Shimano-made bottom bracket, you have BB86. The model name you indicated seems to be BB86. You can also use a ruler to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,047
Posted By noodle soup

Road cycling - 41 years Mountain biking - 35...

Road cycling - 41 years
Mountain biking - 35 years
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,645
Posted By KiwiDallas

I stopped by LBS #2...

I stopped by LBS #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) yesterday with a six-pack of Dos Equis (thiz Texas, after all).

It was well received. :)

=K
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,519
Posted By mstateglfr

I dont understand any of this thread. Your...

I dont understand any of this thread.

Your bottom bracket is ruined. So replace it.
Just take it to a shop and ask them to replace the bottom bracket.

Why are you talking about duct tape...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,468
Posted By coffeecherrypie

It’s aliiiiiiiive!

It’s aliiiiiiiive!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,106
Posted By Koyote

Ever since I watched a friend come unclipped at...

Ever since I watched a friend come unclipped at 30mph while starting his sprint, I change 'em a bit more often.

After a visit to the urgent care for some stitches, he was mostly okay.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By topflightpro

Carbon is not inherently faster or stiffer than...

Carbon is not inherently faster or stiffer than other materials. It depends on the quality of carbon and layup. I've not been impressed with lower end carbon - regardless of brand.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,645
Posted By cybirr

I have a threshold for what I can and cannot do...

I have a threshold for what I can and cannot do as far as bike service. For that which I need expertise, my LBS gets the business. For instance I need them to replace the drive train on a TT bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,645
Posted By indyfabz

Built from the tubes up by, and ridden home from,...

Built from the tubes up by, and ridden home from, a LBS.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,455
Posted By woodcraft

And for $500, a little round non-race inspired...

And for $500, a little round non-race inspired handle bar bag.
09-30-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 42,163
Posted By gsteinb

I'm of the mind that nothing significant will...

I'm of the mind that nothing significant will ultimately happen. I think the idea that anything will happen to be folly. In light of that I find it hard to contort my life to train in the manner I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,943
Posted By BillyD

Don't worry, Big Bike will think of something. ...

Don't worry, Big Bike will think of something. And many will buy it just because.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,943
Posted By blacknbluebikes

In the future... (here's George Jetson...) ...

In the future... (here's George Jetson...)
Definitely "bespoke printing." Buyer will be laser-measured and the 'composite components' will be ready the next morning, pre-fit to your skeleton &...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,953
Posted By WhyFi

So not a jersey - got it.

So not a jersey - got it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,953
Posted By genejockey

Suddenly these images pop into my head.... ...

Suddenly these images pop into my head....

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x1158/keys_7a3b7ddfba607c747d74fc8ae59b142bf23dd4e3.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,953
Posted By guadzilla

And a big part of roadie culture is snarking on...

And a big part of roadie culture is snarking on those who dont fit into roadie culture. :)

That said, the original post actually was a valid point. I get carrying a bar bag if you are touring -...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,953
Posted By WhyFi

Get better fitting jerseys?

Get better fitting jerseys?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,039
Posted By jadocs

That has not been my experience

That has not been my experience
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,245
Posted By tyrion

People are keeping their gloves in their...

People are keeping their gloves in their handlebar bags so they don't get dirty.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,169
Posted By znomit

:popcorn

:popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,506
Posted By noodle soup

I see a long lever, with a white knob at the end.

I see a long lever, with a white knob at the end.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,488
Posted By Homebrew01

Yes

Yes
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,953
Posted By WhyFi

Line in the sand, man. The road to flappy jerseys...

Line in the sand, man. The road to flappy jerseys and Camelbacks is paved with good intentions.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,953
Posted By GlennR

That why you have 3 pockets in the back of your...

That why you have 3 pockets in the back of your jersey.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By TMonk

I would say you don't know until you try! IME...

I would say you don't know until you try! IME most guys can remain fit and competitive into their mid 40's. After that, some guys can, if they're really good/talented. But there's also Masters...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,412
Posted By datlas

Get the F off my lawn! ...

Get the F off my lawn!

https://youtu.be/PXPqOQO7KiU
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,242
Posted By Bob Ross

^^^This Also: cocaine

^^^This

Also: cocaine
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,242
Posted By DrIsotope

My optimum temperature for speed: 55F. ...

My optimum temperature for speed: 55F. Supposedly, the optimum temperature for running a marathon is between 49-52F, so maybe there's something to it.

I lose probably 1.5mph on average in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,168
Posted By RiceAWay

I used tubeless for about 5 years and grew more...

I used tubeless for about 5 years and grew more and more disenchanted with them. They STILL get flats by getting a cut too large for the sealant to seal. You can carry "bacon" or a tubeless "plug"...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By Clipped_in

The mornings are crisp, and the mountains are...

The mornings are crisp, and the mountains are getting colorful. September is such a nice month to ride! I had a buck Mule Deer jump out and cross the road ahead of me during a descent that caused...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,316
Posted By surak

If you want to go really deep on tire pressure...

If you want to go really deep on tire pressure and its effect on optimal speed, you can start with with the Silca Pressure Calculator (https://info.silca.cc/silca-professional-pressure-calculator)....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,011
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I guess it all depends on what components the...

I guess it all depends on what components the bike started with. I've spent a small mountain of money on my 2020 Domane SL7...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,546
Posted By genejockey

$100? Cripes, then - build it up and ride the...

$100? Cripes, then - build it up and ride the hell out of it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,546
Posted By GlennR

My question is why the different fork... crash?

My question is why the different fork... crash?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,669
Posted By woodcraft

Trying to get the biggest power numbers is like...

Trying to get the biggest power numbers is like trying to make the most splash while swimming- not the same as going fast.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,198
Posted By indyfabz

Don't take the bait.

Don't take the bait.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,198
Posted By indyfabz

I am a sophomore at a large, mid-western college....

I am a sophomore at a large, mid-western college. I had always read the amazing accounts on Bikeforums but never believed them to be true--until, that is, the most amazing thing happened to me....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,198
Posted By guadzilla

White bibs. Pouring rain. Wife working late. ...

White bibs. Pouring rain. Wife working late.

This post should have started "Dear Bikeforums - You wouldnt believe what happened to me last weekend"
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 03:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,603
Posted By znomit

You have a wife?

You have a wife?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By WhyFi

It's not legit, so why even waste time thinking...

It's not legit, so why even waste time thinking about it?
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