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Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 942
Posted By prj71

This is actually a worry? :foo:

This is actually a worry? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 942
Posted By prj71

This. Do a faster group and a slower group. ...

This. Do a faster group and a slower group.

This isn't rocket science folks.
08-03-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 3,913
Posted By prj71

No it's not. People did it for years and year and...

No it's not. People did it for years and year and years.

https://www.outsideonline.com/2060641/our-reliance-technology-makes-backcountry-more-dangerous
...
08-03-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 3,913
Posted By prj71

What was your plan before cell phones existed? ...

What was your plan before cell phones existed?

If you had one. Use that plan.

If it scares you that you may not get reception when you are out riding somewhere then maybe, just maybe, biking...
07-31-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,337
Posted By prj71

Sex appeal? Really. :lol: Ohfercripesakes....

Sex appeal? Really. :lol:

Ohfercripesakes. It's just a bike. Ride it and quit looking at it.
07-31-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By prj71

:lol: :foo: There sure are some doozy's on...

:lol: :foo:

There sure are some doozy's on this forum.
07-29-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 837
Posted By prj71

If you enjoy mountain biking then buy a mountain...

If you enjoy mountain biking then buy a mountain bike.
07-27-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By prj71

https://www.rutlandcycling.com/content/guide-to-sh...

https://www.rutlandcycling.com/content/guide-to-shimano-road-amp-mtb-groupsets.aspx
07-27-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By prj71

LOL. WD40 IS NOT a lubricant.

LOL.

WD40 IS NOT a lubricant.
07-22-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,126
Posted By prj71

People put fenders on bikes? :lol: :D Most...

People put fenders on bikes? :lol: :D

Most of us don't have fenders on our bikes. That's where the tray rack works best.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,806
Posted By prj71

Your buddies were right. It is overpriced. ...

Your buddies were right. It is overpriced.

And why do we have to say "cycling kit". Hate that. How about just saying jersey and shorts?

Do you get up in the morning and get dressed for work and...
07-22-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,115
Posted By prj71

My 62 year old friend does 50-100 a few times per...

My 62 year old friend does 50-100 a few times per week and never has any issues.

If you are trashed after 37 miles one day and 30 miles the next day...you may have some other underlying issues.
07-22-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,126
Posted By prj71

It boggles my mind that people would $4000-$6000...

It boggles my mind that people would $4000-$6000 on a nice bike and then put it on a hanging rack and risk scratching the paint off the frame or scuffing it up if a carbon frame.

Tray rack is the...
07-22-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By prj71

Lol. An article from 1998. Pssst...It's...

Lol. An article from 1998.

Pssst...It's 2020. Bearing sealing technology has come a long way in 22 years.
07-20-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By prj71

Believe what you want. The bottom line is that...

Believe what you want. The bottom line is that degreaser will not damage SEALED bearings.
07-20-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,512
Posted By prj71

It's not a case of the manufactures buying into...

It's not a case of the manufactures buying into them. It's a case of it makes more sense.
07-20-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,512
Posted By prj71

What is your concern? I ride my fat bike in...

What is your concern? I ride my fat bike in winter that has disc brakes and have ridden it down to near zero degrees with no issues.
07-17-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By prj71

Nope. ...

Nope.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQi97cIYkPc
07-16-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By prj71

Can someone please explain how degreaser will...

Can someone please explain how degreaser will damage sealed bearings?

The only way bearings are going to get destroyed on any bike by spraying degreaser or any other chemical is if they are loose...
07-16-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 837
Posted By prj71

Why in the hell would one want to mountain bike...

Why in the hell would one want to mountain bike with a recumbent bike. Just an accident waiting to happen.
07-16-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,126
Posted By prj71

Can you slide the trays left and right on the...

Can you slide the trays left and right on the Sherpa 2.0?
07-15-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By prj71

LOL. WD40 is not a lubricant. ...

LOL. WD40 is not a lubricant.

https://lifehacker.com/when-should-i-not-use-wd-40-5891936
07-15-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,126
Posted By prj71

My buddy had a hanging rack. Put my bike on it...

My buddy had a hanging rack. Put my bike on it once and it scraped the paint away on the top tube. All of his bikes had similar damage from that type of rack. He eventually dumped it and got a 1up...
07-15-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,115
Posted By prj71

If a person doesn't want to talk to a physician...

If a person doesn't want to talk to a physician about any problems they are having...That has absolutely zero to do with the medical care system in the USA. It has to do with the person having the...
07-15-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,115
Posted By prj71

Even the doctor that graduated at the very bottom...

Even the doctor that graduated at the very bottom of his class is more qualified than any cycling enthusiast on this forum responding to the OP. Unless the cycling enthusiast responding is a...
07-15-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By prj71

Can someone please explain how degreaser will...

Can someone please explain how degreaser will damage sealed bearings?

Spartan...you are fine doing what you are doing with the brush and degreaser. I do the same myself and I will also pull the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,387
Posted By prj71

Stay 6ft or more away to avoid catching the...

Stay 6ft or more away to avoid catching the Covids. Especially in $hitcago.
07-15-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,115
Posted By prj71

I always love how people come on bike forums to...

I always love how people come on bike forums to seek medical advice about their health. It never ceases to amaze me.

:foo:
07-15-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,126
Posted By prj71

^^^Thats a bad choice. Those type of carriers...

^^^Thats a bad choice. Those type of carriers damage the paint/frame.

Best off getting a tray type carrier.

https://www.1up-usa.com/
...
07-15-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,512
Posted By prj71

Maybe you should try a cable brake system on your...

Maybe you should try a cable brake system on your car. Report back the results.

Again...Bottom line here...Pay attention...rim brakes are going away (unlesss you buy a department store bike),...
07-13-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,512
Posted By prj71

I don't ride my bike upside down so it's never a...

I don't ride my bike upside down so it's never a worry. :lol:

I know what you are saying, but a few seconds right side up and a few pulls on the brake lever and all is well again. My mountain bike...
07-13-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,512
Posted By prj71

Mechanical disc brakes suck. Just barely a step...

Mechanical disc brakes suck. Just barely a step above rim brakes.

If you have ever had or tried hydos you' would realize why...

-Disc brakes with hydraulic hoses to get braking force from...
07-13-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,512
Posted By prj71

Because rim brakes are going away. And...

Because rim brakes are going away. And rightfully so.

Look at the new road bike offerings from all of the major manufacturers. Rim brakes are going away.
07-13-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 837
Posted By prj71

More importantly...Why?

More importantly...Why?
07-13-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By prj71

What's a front derailleur?

What's a front derailleur?
07-13-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,504
Posted By prj71

Rockshox Reba 29 with straight streerer and...

Rockshox Reba 29 with straight streerer and QR...you can usually find some on ebay or Pinkbike for $200 or less. Reba would be an upgrade over your recon.

Cushier front tire? Remember that tires...
07-10-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 358,701
Posted By prj71

Page through this thread. It's what anyone else...

Page through this thread. It's what anyone else would have to do to find it for you.

You can't use shrader valve in a presta hole. The diameter of the hole in the rim for the presta is smaller...
07-09-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 358,701
Posted By prj71

Yes they are. Somewhere in this thread or on...

Yes they are. Somewhere in this thread or on this forum someone posted a pic of a Sirrus X with 650b wheels
07-09-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By prj71

Again...Just buy a quality tire. Problem solved. ...

Again...Just buy a quality tire. Problem solved.

It has nothing to do with being tubed or tubeless.
07-07-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By prj71

It's not the fault of the tube. It's the tire. ...

It's not the fault of the tube. It's the tire.

Buy a better quality tire.
07-07-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By prj71

Have fun getting beat up.

Have fun getting beat up.
07-06-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By prj71

It works for all.

It works for all.
07-02-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By prj71

I wouldn't be riding copper harbor with a '97...

I wouldn't be riding copper harbor with a '97 Trek 7000 is all I can say.
07-02-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 358,701
Posted By prj71

I'm thinking Specialized doesn't really know how...

I'm thinking Specialized doesn't really know how many bikes have been affected, so just went ahead and issued a blanket recall on all of them.
07-02-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,840
Posted By prj71

Niner had a few frames in recent years that would...

Niner had a few frames in recent years that would crack. Jet 9 would crack in the head tube area and the Air 9 would crack in the bottom bracket area.
07-02-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,271
Posted By prj71

Anyone receiving bad/counterfeit bike parts from...

Anyone receiving bad/counterfeit bike parts from Amazon...That's on you for not paying attention.
07-02-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 358,701
Posted By prj71

So just checked my girlfriends 2019 Carbon Comp...

So just checked my girlfriends 2019 Carbon Comp Sirrus X that she purchsaed in April 2019. She has over 1700 miles on it. Crank is not loose at all. I also checked the two pinch bolts and they were...
07-01-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,271
Posted By prj71

Same here. I will always buy my bike parts from...

Same here. I will always buy my bike parts from Amazon.

Plus I have the amazon card and get points!!!
07-01-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By prj71

SRAM GX12 speed is kinda junk. Stick with the XT

SRAM GX12 speed is kinda junk. Stick with the XT
07-01-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By prj71

K2 is a ski and snowboard company. They've...

K2 is a ski and snowboard company. They've offered a few cheap bikes over the years. I wouldn't pay negative $5 for it.
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