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10-11-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13,728
Views: 2,818,962
Posted By ljsense

I want to you to teach me your ways. What exactly...

I want to you to teach me your ways. What exactly does your ad say and where do you run it? That is one hell of a score.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,241
Posted By ljsense

I have the previous generation Madone, the Madone...

I have the previous generation Madone, the Madone 9 with 700 series carbon. It's an extremely capable bike, the best I've ever ridden. I love it in crits, and see a lot of others here racing it the...
10-08-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,895
Posted By ljsense

The only time I have been able to break a carbon...

The only time I have been able to break a carbon fork was when I hit a parked utility truck at somewhere north of 25 miles an hour. The lid of my water bottle shattered in the crash. Front wheel was...
10-06-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By ljsense

Check the bottle cage bolts. They are sometimes...

Check the bottle cage bolts. They are sometimes to blame when bumpy surfaces triggers the rattling. Happened on my Madone. Was sure it was internal cabling, but it was the simple lowly cage bolt.
10-03-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,061
Posted By ljsense

The small can of T-9 that you have will be...

The small can of T-9 that you have will be plenty, and you're using it for its best use. It was designed by Boeing to protect metal against corrosion. It's mainly paraffin wax in solvents, and dries...
09-25-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,100
Posted By ljsense

There are a few youtube videos of this kind of...

There are a few youtube videos of this kind of drag race, but the one I watched didn't make clear the distance -- it looked like maybe a quarter mile drag strip. It was a three way race, with a...
09-25-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 12,039
Posted By ljsense

It would increase my enjoyment of this forum if I...

It would increase my enjoyment of this forum if I didn't have to risk reading this tortuously bad logic.

You're favoring ignorant people. A few people ought to learn that some people are in total...
09-24-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,100
Posted By ljsense

I agree with everyone who pointed out the huge...

I agree with everyone who pointed out the huge difference here between quarter mile and an eighth mile. 100 percent difference.

Will you start with one foot on the ground and struggle to clip in...
09-24-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,250
Posted By ljsense

This is why I'll never ride steel.

This is why I'll never ride steel.
09-22-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By ljsense

It's just a tighter fit. There's no problem...

It's just a tighter fit. There's no problem putting some grease on it. You can just wipe off your steer tube with some rubbing alcohol and then put carbon paste on it before you install your stem.
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09-20-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 714
Posted By ljsense

Bikemig is right on the money; the Kool Stop tire...

Bikemig is right on the money; the Kool Stop tire jack is the greatest tool for tough tires. I don't know why it doesn't get more recognition. It makes a horrible job easy. After you use it, you'll...
09-19-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 12,039
Posted By ljsense

He's got both hands free to give you the proper...

He's got both hands free to give you the proper salute!
09-18-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By ljsense

Can't help with the ID and history, but here's a...

Can't help with the ID and history, but here's a little known fact: in Italian, De Rosa literally translates to "The Rosa."
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,512
Posted By ljsense

No one has mentioned the spokes themselves. I...

No one has mentioned the spokes themselves. I can't tell from the photo for sure, but these look like straight gauge spokes. I'd rather have a spoke break before a rim.

Rims need tension to make a...
09-12-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By ljsense

Some of the personalities here would be abrasive...

Some of the personalities here would be abrasive enough for this job.
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