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10-27-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By dcee604

I have a pair of Axiom ones that have worked well...

I have a pair of Axiom ones that have worked well for me. No issues clipping in my SPD's.
10-21-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 567
Posted By GlennR

Not for Lou Ferrigno...

Not for Lou Ferrigno...
10-21-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 567
Posted By Koyote

Mmm....Buy larger arm warmers?

Mmm....Buy larger arm warmers?
10-17-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 723
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: 723
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, 01:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,232
Posted By tyrion

That's backwards - higher pressure is more...

That's backwards - higher pressure is more puncture prone than lower pressure.
10-16-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 723
Posted By mattscq

Wait, don't tell me you're one of those weirdos...

Wait, don't tell me you're one of those weirdos who carries water bottles in their dumbbell cages.
10-15-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By shelbyfv

I've only used the cheap ones that were sold by...

I've only used the cheap ones that were sold by Nashbar and Performance. They are a consumable, the bottoms get chewed up fairly quickly. I generally enlarge the hole, makes it easier to clip in....
10-13-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,233
Posted By MattTheHat

Really? I’ve got 11,000 miles on my current...

Really? I’ve got 11,000 miles on my current carbon rims and they haven’t even needed to be trued.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,645
Posted By Psimet2001

This is the worst place to come and talk well of...

This is the worst place to come and talk well of LBS's.

I used to love threads on here where people bashed their LBS mainly so I could learn. Then I argued in a lot of them. Many times for and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,645
Posted By KiwiDallas

Let's hear it for your LBS ...

I think I read it here: "Buy the local bike shop, not the bike."

We all know bike shops are just slammed this year. Everyone and his dog has pulled their bike out of the basement and started...
10-06-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,603
Posted By GlennR

"I am your father" ?

"I am your father" ?
10-01-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,494
Posted By rubiksoval

Strava doesn't account for drafting in a group. ...

Strava doesn't account for drafting in a group.

Or wind. Or position. Or road surface. Or rolling resistance. Etc.

Best to just ignore it.
09-29-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,603
Posted By caloso

I've generally given up on giving an "on your...

I've generally given up on giving an "on your left" when I pass because more often than not, the rider I am passing pulls left, intentionally or not. I just try to give them plenty of space and I...
09-29-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By caloso

So these riders made a safe and legal turn (other...

So these riders made a safe and legal turn (other than not signaling)? And your concern is the perception caused by not signaling?
09-29-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 42,163
Posted By Psimet2001

Meh - to me that's like watching paint dry. Just...

Meh - to me that's like watching paint dry. Just no appeal at all - right now. Who knows in a few years maybe I'll like it.
09-27-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 881
Posted By SeattleRider57

Weight loss stalled - next step?

I've been pretty focused on weight loss for the last 7-8 weeks, making some obvious changes to my diet - eliminated alcohol, huge reduction in junk food(think chips), and no sweets. In that time, I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 695
Posted By noodle soup

I can't imagine going any higher than 80/85. I'd...

I can't imagine going any higher than 80/85. I'd try 70/75psi.

FTR, I'm 189#, and use 55/60 on 30mm tires
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 695
Posted By spdntrxi

try 80/85 and go down from there.. issues :...

try 80/85 and go down from there..

issues : some big tires fell kinda crappy with low pressure and also I find 80ish psi kinda getting close to the upper limit of sealant working well in tubeless...
09-24-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 746
Posted By cxwrench

Kids these days...rarely willing to do any work...

Kids these days...rarely willing to do any work on their own.
09-05-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,893
Posted By Iride01

If you only watch the tours to see all out balls...

If you only watch the tours to see all out balls to the wall performance then it will be boring. An understanding of all the competitions for different things within the overall competition makes...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,669
Posted By caloso

Well, now at least I have a new excuse for when I...

Well, now at least I have a new excuse for when I get pipped at the line: my power meter was reading 5% off and I wasn't able to optimize my training!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,570
Posted By smashndash

Alaphilippe won today's TDF stage on the turbo...

Alaphilippe won today's TDF stage on the turbo cottons. GP5k has never, and probably will never get used in a WT race. Take that for what you will.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,570
Posted By drewtk

I used to ride and race on Turbo Cottons and...

I used to ride and race on Turbo Cottons and really liked the performance, except that they don’t last nearly as along as a GP4K / 5K. I also had two delaminate where the tan sidewall separated from...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,981
Posted By deepakvrao

It just gets there on the first ride, and falls...

It just gets there on the first ride, and falls off on it's own.
08-14-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,450
Posted By BoraxKid

That bike clearly has a positive nose angle, not...

That bike clearly has a positive nose angle, not a negative one.
08-13-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,371
Posted By jadocs

I always patch my holes from the inside after...

I always patch my holes from the inside after using a plug. Do I have to? Probably not, but that's just something I choose to do.
08-11-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,494
Posted By showlow

Getting a power meter. Then I'll know for sure....

Getting a power meter. Then I'll know for sure. Thanks for the advice everyone.
08-11-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,425
Posted By Iride01

Anything that gets carbs into a body while riding...

Anything that gets carbs into a body while riding is a good thing for most. I drink my carbs.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,522
Posted By Sy Reene

i'd hazard a guess that folks tripping thru...

i'd hazard a guess that folks tripping thru facebook to find a group ride, don't even know what a zone is.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,522
Posted By caloso

Ride the stated pace. If people want to ride off...

Ride the stated pace. If people want to ride off the front, let them go.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,522
Posted By tomato coupe

Yeah, it really is this simple.

Yeah, it really is this simple.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,522
Posted By njkayaker

Split the group.

Split the group.
07-24-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By pakeboi

Giant MY2021 !

Giant is starting to post MY2021 on their international site :

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/int/bikes#collection=2021

...
07-13-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 42,163
Posted By himespau

If you resign, is there someone as passionate...

If you resign, is there someone as passionate about it as you to take up the mantel and keep things going once it's safe to do so. Is that person also as responsible as you to keep things closed...
07-13-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,819
Posted By cabledawg

I know I take no personal offense to being called...

I know I take no personal offense to being called feminine. Takes a lot more than that to offend me ;)
07-13-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,819
Posted By cabledawg

Frankly, I was tired of always looking like I had...

Frankly, I was tired of always looking like I had the mange. My legs looked splotchy, random places on my arms, shoulders and back would get hair while others didn't. Then I recently started...
07-09-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,819
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Shaved legs have a huge effect on aerodynamics...

Shaved legs have a huge effect on aerodynamics with 80% of drag coming from the meat bag atop the bicycle.

You can save 60-90 seconds over 25 miles which is more than a $2000 set of carbon fiber...
07-07-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,819
Posted By cabledawg

Epilator. Still gotta get a trimmer to knock...

Epilator. Still gotta get a trimmer to knock down the overgrowth but epilators work wonders for long term hair management. Warning though, it's painful at first. Just do little sections at a time...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,940
Posted By rubiksoval

Less rolling resistance = free speed. ...

Less rolling resistance = free speed.

Whether or not you notice that is dependent on user and what they want to do.
06-30-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,153
Posted By pdlamb

I took enough chemistry classes that I can...

I took enough chemistry classes that I can pronounce the names of most ingredients. I guess the world's a safer place for chemistry majors?
06-27-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,809
Posted By shelbyfv

$50 > fanny pack :innocent:

$50 > fanny pack :innocent:
06-27-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,809
Posted By Ogsarg

You do know there are many many cages that are...

You do know there are many many cages that are less expensive, right?
06-26-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,153
Posted By Hokiedad4

Lanolin comes from wool. You know, sheep hair. No...

Lanolin comes from wool. You know, sheep hair. No sheep is harmed in the shearing of its wool.
06-26-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,047
Posted By fietsbob

You get opinions here not scientific studies.. ...

You get opinions here not scientific studies.. (to be realistic)
06-23-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,153
Posted By YoungSalt

Remember, everything is chemicals. You are...

Remember, everything is chemicals. You are comprised of chemicals. An apple you pick off of a tree is chemicals. Here's the ingredients list of a banana:...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,277
Posted By downhillmaster

I am also desperately trying to be more aero on a...

I am also desperately trying to be more aero on a budget so I currently only shave the front of my legs to conserve the use of shaving cream 👍
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,277
Posted By asgelle

Have you ever tried using clip ons in place of a...

Have you ever tried using clip ons in place of a front wheel? I can't imagine it turning out well.
06-23-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,153
Posted By leob1

Now that is the sign of the hardman of the...

Now that is the sign of the hardman of the peloton.
06-21-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,298
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I don't understand your last sentence. You don't...

I don't understand your last sentence. You don't use any supplements, vitamins, or minerals, or prescription medications? Second sentence from last, which seems to inform the last sentence, because...
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