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Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By cthenn

That's what I was gonna ask. I prefer the figure...

That's what I was gonna ask. I prefer the figure 8, but many tape brands don't give you enough. Hell, charge me another dollar, just make the damn roll long enough!

OP, as was asked, how thick...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By cthenn

Like others have said, I wouldn't even really...

Like others have said, I wouldn't even really worry about it, because I'd never let it drop below the solid red level. That's when I recharge mine. Of course, if I was doing some huge ride, I might...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 780
Posted By cthenn

Heck they aren't even that much you can get one...

Heck they aren't even that much you can get one on Amazon for under $20. May have to get a specific type of cartridge for vapors (which is what I used when spray painting in a tiny enclosed space),...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,671
Posted By cthenn

Nah, the latest trend is to trash 'em and say the...

Nah, the latest trend is to trash 'em and say the sidewalls all assplode, esp when descending at 50mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 11:58 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,671
Posted By cthenn

What chart? You have to remember, those charts...

What chart? You have to remember, those charts are for weight PER WHEEL. Depending on your balance, it could be more on the back, but it's certainly not ALL your weight. Whatever though, just keep...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,671
Posted By cthenn

Even at your weight, per most tire inflation...

Even at your weight, per most tire inflation charts, it still recommends under 100psi...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,456
Posted By cthenn

I'd like to know how you would quantify this....

I'd like to know how you would quantify this. "Taken for granted as regular bikes" is a meaningless statement by itself. Do you mean number of sales of ebikes vs regular bikes? Just on the road side,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,209
Posted By cthenn

My comment was in reply to the person talking...

My comment was in reply to the person talking about Garmin Connect
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,209
Posted By cthenn

Strava functionality has been stagnant for years....

Strava functionality has been stagnant for years. Can you believe they still do not allow you to do the inanely simple task of sorting saved segments? Or perform a minor adjustment of your GPS track?...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,087
Posted By cthenn

do you do your own wrenching? If so, and the...

do you do your own wrenching? If so, and the bike has been left outside, or even just precautionary, you can break the whole bike down, and inspect/clean/relube everything.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 42,910
Posted By cthenn

I'm genuinely curious what compelled you to...

I'm genuinely curious what compelled you to awaken a decade old zombie thread with the white hot take of "who cares"???
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,209
Posted By cthenn

Maybe because I'm a Wahoo user...?

Maybe because I'm a Wahoo user...?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,482
Posted By cthenn

I hop on my Ti bike after long days on the carbon...

I hop on my Ti bike after long days on the carbon bike and I need something more comfortable. So much more smooth, my butt, back, and teeth enjoy the break lol!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,482
Posted By cthenn

Too bad they came along just as dics were taking...

Too bad they came along just as dics were taking over the world. I think direct mount could have been that perfect balance of better stopping power, while still minimizing weight and ugliness. ...
07-09-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,540
Posted By cthenn

I saw the white painted memorial bike on my last...

I saw the white painted memorial bike on my last trip through the area. The memorial is just around the corner from the hole in the wall heading toward the mtn. So if indeed that's where the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,312
Posted By cthenn

Spot and Inreach require a subscription. ...

Spot and Inreach require a subscription. Expensive at that too. I've been researching satellite communicators recently for backcountry hiking trips, and I've "settled" on the Garmin. No fan of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
Posted By cthenn

Oh please, if you want to ever matter, you have...

Oh please, if you want to ever matter, you have to dial it up to 470w now.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,494
Posted By cthenn

Fernando Gaviria?

Fernando Gaviria?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
Posted By cthenn

Yeah, I don't have the lungs and legs for that. ...

Yeah, I don't have the lungs and legs for that. One of many reasons why I don't race, I can't handle violent rhythm changes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
Posted By cthenn

Good feedback. When I first got a PM, I realized...

Good feedback. When I first got a PM, I realized just how "unbalanced" I was on variable grade climbs. I'm talking on the order of 80-100 watts. Really pushing too hard on the steeper parts, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
Posted By cthenn

The fastest way to the top?

I'm wondering what people's technique or "strategy" is when trying to get up a climb as fast as possible. Do you come into it full gas, and try to hang on at the top? Or the complete opposite,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,170
Posted By cthenn

It was some forgettable Performance house branded...

It was some forgettable Performance house branded road bike, my first one. From the first ride to the last, the thing was a noise machine. Something was always creaking or popping or clicking or...
07-08-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,512
Posted By cthenn

What does this have to do with the OP?

What does this have to do with the OP?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,696
Posted By cthenn

Buying the Rema patches in bulk is a good idea....

Buying the Rema patches in bulk is a good idea. An even better idea is to buy a large container of rubber cement. The Rema cement in those tiny tubes doesn't seem to last long, and I usually end up...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,326
Posted By cthenn

The Wahoo app has undergone a big facelift, and...

The Wahoo app has undergone a big facelift, and it seems even more glitchy now. My settings keep randomly changing on me, things like km to mi., include zeroes in power measurement on to off, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,803
Posted By cthenn

I don't use them in summer, but one of those...

I don't use them in summer, but one of those stretchy "uber tube" buff neck gaiter things work well for me in winter. I've also used them in conjunction with an N95 masks for California summers,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By cthenn

I've had good luck with Reynolds Cryo Blue. I...

I've had good luck with Reynolds Cryo Blue. I think I'll try the Black Prince pads next, as many seem to like these...
07-03-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,540
Posted By cthenn

Depends where exactly the incident was. If it...

Depends where exactly the incident was. If it was literally at that intersection, I cannot understand how it happened, as that portion is straight, with good visibility. I was surprised when I read...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,303
Posted By cthenn

LOL, duh, didn't even think to Google/YT this...I...

LOL, duh, didn't even think to Google/YT this...I just got caught up reading and posted my question. Thanks, I'll check this out!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,629
Posted By cthenn

LOL, epic rant bro. First off, it's "you're" all...

LOL, epic rant bro. First off, it's "you're" all liars. "You're" welcome.

Also, never said "Continental makes a fine tire" nor did I come in to White Knight for them. Facts are hard, I know, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,543
Posted By cthenn

I would have recommended you the Ornot Magic...

I would have recommended you the Ornot Magic Shell jacket, which is wind/rain proof, but it's sold out ATTM, unless you are an XS!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,303
Posted By cthenn

This is making my eyes water a little bit, but...

This is making my eyes water a little bit, but are you saying you can override the setting where the synchro is forced to shift? My synchro shift going to a lower gear is not where I'd like it to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,543
Posted By cthenn

I bought a Novara branded one at REI a few years...

I bought a Novara branded one at REI a few years back, on closeout for under $40, and it was lighter than my Patagonia Houdini, which was more than 2x the cost. I think they make the Houdini now...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,629
Posted By cthenn

I've had a couple of blowouts, and only once did...

I've had a couple of blowouts, and only once did I realize I actually hit something. Sometimes you just don't know that you actually hit something to blow it out. These are some of the most popular...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,614
Posted By cthenn

Eh...I'm only a quarter Chinese, and I don't...

Eh...I'm only a quarter Chinese, and I don't speak for all Chinese or Asians, but I don't agree at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 33,341
Posted By cthenn

Gotcha. This thread has run its course anyway,...

Gotcha. This thread has run its course anyway, so I'll move on.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By cthenn

Rear delts is where I feel it the most. A long...

Rear delts is where I feel it the most. A long day of climbing really works those muscles. I'm sure the broken ribs doesn't help with the pain levels in your core area...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,614
Posted By cthenn

So what did the OP end up doing?

So what did the OP end up doing?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 33,341
Posted By cthenn

IT'S A ****ING ALUMINUM FORK FOR THE 100th TIME...

IT'S A ****ING ALUMINUM FORK FOR THE 100th TIME IN THIS GD THREAD!!!!! A L U M I N U M.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,978
Posted By cthenn

I only ride in the rain if it's the weekend. I'm...

I only ride in the rain if it's the weekend. I'm not about to get all kitted up for a ride in the rain after work. It's just not worth it. But when I have a free weekend, I'd much rather get out and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,614
Posted By cthenn

What does the age of the groupset matter? How...

What does the age of the groupset matter? How does the older set make it more or less likely to be fake?

The picture with the sticker on it, does it say "MADE IN CHINA"? :roflmao2:

Pinarello is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By cthenn

Sorry, can't help you on the width, but have you...

Sorry, can't help you on the width, but have you determined which of their shapes to go with? I have only tried the flat and the shallow, and it was a night and day difference for me. So, it may...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,948
Posted By cthenn

Kinda like many of your threads here :rolleyes:...

Kinda like many of your threads here :rolleyes: :D I kid!!!
06-12-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,529
Posted By cthenn

I don't know what to tell you man. I don't like...

I don't know what to tell you man. I don't like the guy, he's this generation's Armstrong, from his dodgy rise from nothing, to his team's boring ass Postal train tactics, to his unlikable...
06-12-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,529
Posted By cthenn

:lol: nay... :roflmao: nay... ...

:lol:
nay...
:roflmao:
nay...
:roflmao2::roflmao2:
06-12-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,529
Posted By cthenn

Reading is fundamental kids! I think both of the...

Reading is fundamental kids! I think both of the anti-froome comments above both qualified that no one wanted to see him injured. But in case you need to hear it again, I'm happy he's not going to be...
06-12-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,529
Posted By cthenn

It's 20 years later, and people still hate Lance...

It's 20 years later, and people still hate Lance Armstrong. A dominant winner who dopes (oh wait, no nevermind, Froomedawg was cleared on a technicality, lol) and people get tired of it. At least...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,948
Posted By cthenn

I agree with his point about Garmin being buggy,...

I agree with his point about Garmin being buggy, but he only brought up one example. The tracking feature. I guess the article would have been even longer had he started talking about all the...
06-12-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,529
Posted By cthenn

This thread will get moved, but now maybe I'll...

This thread will get moved, but now maybe I'll watch this year. So tired of that donkey (not that I'm happy he's injured).
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