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Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 783
Posted By WhyFi

Get some of the bar end plugs with insertion...

Get some of the bar end plugs with insertion tools, threaded and ready to go, and he's toast. :p
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,297
Posted By mstateglfr

Bought 6 mid and high level helmets to try on. Anyone use the Abus Stormchaser?

2020 and now 2021 is the year(s) of the helmet for me. I hate helmet buying- oval helmets make me think my head is round and round helmets make me think me head is oval. I want good ventilation, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,204
Posted By Koyote

"Shrinkage! There was shrinkage!"

"Shrinkage! There was shrinkage!"
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By burnthesheep

A Garmin/Wahoo combo mount is so common they...

A Garmin/Wahoo combo mount is so common they could just put one of those on the strapping where the tightening buckle kind of is. Then just rotate onto that whatever you please.

Or they can...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By MoAlpha

Cool, but my little sneakers already light up...

Cool, but my little sneakers already light up when I ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,310
Posted By Koyote

It's the internet. People post their opinions,...

It's the internet. People post their opinions, guesses, and suppositions, and present them all as facts. Googling them first would take too much time.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 9,957
Posted By cybirr

GCN had a similar opinion piece with short sound...

GCN had a similar opinion piece with short sound bites from a number of pros. One observation did stand out regarding disc versus rim. In the fast peloton, if everyone is using the same brake...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,034
Posted By Iride01

Wireless just seems like more batteries I'll have...

Wireless just seems like more batteries I'll have to keep up with. So instead of knowing the state of my one Di2 battery, I'll now have to hope at least three batteries have enough juice for my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,366
Posted By robbyville

Seems like you have a lot of options but Iíll...

Seems like you have a lot of options but Iíll just throw in my setup which like you I wanted to keep clean. This was my old garmin and Bontrager light. Has since been replaced with a newer Bontrager...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 208,232
Posted By gofastdontcrash

I know the drive side is not facing outward, and...

I know the drive side is not facing outward, and the chain isn't in the largest ring... but that's what you get with a strider. We'll see how well this thing holds up against my son. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,491
Posted By WhyFi

Lol. No.

Lol.

No.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,691
Posted By JohnDThompson

Being able to hold a steady line while...

Being able to hold a steady line while drafting/reaching for a water bottle/jamming out of the saddle/checking behind/etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,691
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I noticed that I tend to pass people on twisty...

I noticed that I tend to pass people on twisty descents on pavement. I think I'm middle of the pack for bike handling skills, maybe a little naive about trusting myself and my gear too much. But I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 208,232
Posted By LAJ

https://www.bikeforums.net/20742104-post1.html ...

https://www.bikeforums.net/20742104-post1.html

How you present your bike is important.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,299
Posted By Koyote

If someone showed up to my group ride on that...

If someone showed up to my group ride on that bike, I'd have several concerns.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 208,232
Posted By zatopek

Pretty much spectacular. But, I feel like picking...

Pretty much spectacular. But, I feel like picking a few nits. I am not a fan of the stem spacers on these newfangled hidden cable setups. If youíre gonna ride one of these things, you gotta slam that...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,320
Posted By delbiker1

2020 ytd

I got in a 40 mile ride today. That put me over the 7000 mark YTD (7020). The most I had done before was 6000 in 2017. This is also the 6th year, maybe 7, in a row of surpassing 4000 miles, after...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,842
Posted By rubiksoval

If you're a Cat 4 with a 4.5 w/kg ftp (at 360w...

If you're a Cat 4 with a 4.5 w/kg ftp (at 360w +!) , then it may not be your fitness holding you back.

I've raced elite national championships with less w/kg than that.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,865
Posted By noodle soup

Maybe you should pay for some advertising on the...

Maybe you should pay for some advertising on the forum.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,428
Posted By AlmostTrick

If you're going really fast down a hill there's...

If you're going really fast down a hill there's no way pedaling will get you more unless you can spin 150+ rpm. Normal gearing won't get it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,113
Posted By datlas

It's going to be a long winter. #2020...

It's going to be a long winter.

#2020 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2020)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,131
Posted By sfrider

I just drop it in the front yard when I bail...

I just drop it in the front yard when I bail inside to have dinner.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,033
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You know what your problem is? You sugar...

You know what your problem is?

You sugar coat things too much.

:)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,033
Posted By Just Mark

As every Roadie knows: The proper way to crash on...

As every Roadie knows: The proper way to crash on your bike is to keep your feet locked to the pedals, your butt on the seat and your hands on the handle bar. This will protect your bike as your...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,033
Posted By vespasianus

I was thinking this: ...

I was thinking this:

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,033
Posted By rubiksoval

Maybe it's not the bike, it's your riding skills?

Maybe it's not the bike, it's your riding skills?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 906
Posted By znomit

All other things being equal, the smaller one...

All other things being equal, the smaller one will leave more room in the shed for another bike.
09-04-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By trailangel

Take the MTB next time.

Take the MTB next time.
09-04-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By gsteinb

Yeah. I'm a 53 year old Cat 1 who would win more...

Yeah. I'm a 53 year old Cat 1 who would win more than he lost. I have a pretty good attitude about it mostly. The sport doesn't owe me anything at this point. I've been hiking a lot since there's no...
09-04-20, 04:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By gsteinb

Yes. I'm getting to the point where I'm unable to...

Yes. I'm getting to the point where I'm unable to make any discernible progress. In January prior to getting sick I could do 3 hours at X watts and 145 bpm average Now I can do X - 40 watts at 155...
08-19-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,213
Posted By jack pot

^^^^ real bikers get tracked by their "ankle...

^^^^ real bikers get tracked by their "ankle bracelets"
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,371
Posted By Litespud

this isnít like a fender bender. A bike hits a...

this isnít like a fender bender. A bike hits a pedestrian, thereís a fair chance that someone will be calling an ambulance. And if there are significant damages, it could get legally messy. Road...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,000
Posted By waters60

ď where you belong, on the side of the road...Ē ...

ď where you belong, on the side of the road...Ē
This sounds like advice from a driver, not a cyclist. ď where I belong ď is where I am safe. Although I donít always use the FULL WIDTH of the lane I...
05-23-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,602
Posted By Oneder

It's not really waning they just gave up on...

It's not really waning they just gave up on containing it.
05-09-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,656
Posted By Prodigy4299

Who knew that my 1990 Trek 850 was really a 'flat...

Who knew that my 1990 Trek 850 was really a 'flat bar gravel bike'? Put some 650 tires on this, and it is literally the same bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,208
Posted By rower2cyclist

Organizers who are not cancelling the group rides...

Organizers who are not cancelling the group rides right now are as responsible as the politicians who didn't prepare for the approaching pandemic. Stay away from other people as much as you can for...
02-28-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,139
Posted By WhyFi

Uh oh - did I forget to give you a "Ride on!"? It...

Uh oh - did I forget to give you a "Ride on!"? It was a recovery day and I was reading an ebook while riding, so I might have missed you. Apologies. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,202
Posted By Johnny Rad

I'm addicted to the Addict. Though I looking...

I'm addicted to the Addict.

Though I looking longingly at the F01L.
(Same for the new Addict even with its visually heavy front-end.)

The Addict's geo works well enough for me; I pedal and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,624
Posted By mgopack42

But the bike says "GIANT"!

But the bike says "GIANT"!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,202
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Certainly enjoy my Scott Addict :D ...

Certainly enjoy my Scott Addict :D

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By Kimmo

Easily comment of the day.

Easily comment of the day.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,796
Posted By MoreLowGears

You didnít snitch on the construction workers to...

You didnít snitch on the construction workers to their boss, and thatís what matters.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Magazines are still in business?

Magazines are still in business?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By noodle soup

3m tape(33+ if I remember correctly) is the only...

3m tape(33+ if I remember correctly) is the only finishing tape worth using.
11-03-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 269,641
Posted By KenCT

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/713458bb_8104_47db_b706_bfa123af9398_1bf74547683af425ebe90393d1ddead71a7a8b3d.jpeg

Night gravel ride. Entrance to the Steep Rock...
10-24-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 269,641
Posted By str8jakett

Finally got a real gravel ride in, although 60/40...

Finally got a real gravel ride in, although 60/40 on the surface. Need some weight reduction on the Cube.
...
10-23-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 269,641
Posted By Happy Feet

This is a great photo

This is a great photo
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-19, 01:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,516
Posted By znomit

Have you got any idea what that thing weighs?

Have you got any idea what that thing weighs?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 32,590
Posted By plittle2005

I'm a geezer...78, overweight, but feelin' great!...

I'm a geezer...78, overweight, but feelin' great! I will ride my Montague Fit for as long as I can, averaging about 10 mph on our New Jersey MUP's. But....when I can no longer make it from the Hudson...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 32,590
Posted By Lemond1985

“I don't hate them...I just feel better when...

“I don't hate them...I just feel better when they're not around.”

Charles Bukowski, from Barfly
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