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11-21-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,783
Posted By shelbyfv

Apologies if this was mentioned earlier but is...

Apologies if this was mentioned earlier but is wearing a helmet a good idea if planning for a crash?
11-21-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By shelbyfv

:bang:

:bang:
11-20-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By shelbyfv

Folks, he said he's using 10 speed cassette,...

Folks, he said he's using 10 speed cassette, chain and brifters.... OP, if your 9 speed 105 RD clears the 30T cog, in theory it should work with your 10 speed stuff. However, they were only rated...
11-20-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By shelbyfv

[QUOTE=AWillZ;21216969]I understand the...

[QUOTE=AWillZ;21216969]I understand the difference but the extra cost / weight doesn't justify the benefit (to me). /QUOTE] What else is there to say?
11-20-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 204
Posted By shelbyfv

I think you've picked the wrong frame if you want...

I think you've picked the wrong frame if you want to try modern technology. Besides mismatched brakes, you may have other constraints such as outdated hub spacing, QR, etc that will leave your build...
11-20-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 153
Posted By shelbyfv

It's great that they will exchange it. At your...

It's great that they will exchange it. At your height, I'd be surprised if any bike in 53 fit you.
11-20-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By shelbyfv

Fat Lad at the Back.......

Fat Lad at the Back.... https://fatladattheback.com/
11-20-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By shelbyfv

Bar ends will obviously give you one additional...

Bar ends will obviously give you one additional hand position on flat bars. You might also look at trekking/ butterfly bars. To make your post/question more comprehensible you might delete the...
11-20-19, 06:00 PM
11-20-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By shelbyfv

Now we're rolling:deadhorse:

Now we're rolling:deadhorse:
11-20-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By shelbyfv

FWIW, it appears the bike actually has thru axles...

FWIW, it appears the bike actually has thru axles of a sort, front and rear. Something Cannondale calls Speed Release.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 990
Posted By shelbyfv

This is good to hear and will likely save folks a...

This is good to hear and will likely save folks a bunch of money. What sort of testing did you do to arrive at this?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By shelbyfv

I had difficulty syncing my 530 and Android...

I had difficulty syncing my 530 and Android phone. I followed the exhaustive instructions (as above, IIRC) numerous times and finally it worked. The problem was I couldn't figure out what I did...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By shelbyfv

Here's more...

Here's more https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1187570-i-think-shimano-finally-developing-bicycle-gearbox.html
11-17-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By shelbyfv

You mentioned a "lever." Maybe what you have is...

You mentioned a "lever." Maybe what you have is a QR to facilitate wheel removal, w/o an adjuster function.
11-17-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 826
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, you bonked. Check will your local club or...

Yep, you bonked. Check will your local club or shop, they may organize beginner rides.
11-17-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,038
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm more likely to be impressed by some actual...

I'm more likely to be impressed by some actual cycling ability.:rolleyes:
11-16-19, 06:51 AM
11-16-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,028
Posted By shelbyfv

They come in blue as well, I like it....

They come in blue as well, I like it. https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20191003_133417455_eb2380f1263dec07f2e92a0714bf6c1ee43b0a8f.jpg
11-15-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,038
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes duh. A few variables involved:foo:

Yes duh. A few variables involved:foo:
11-14-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By shelbyfv

I like these from Costco...

I like these from Costco https://www.costco.com/head-men%e2%80%99s-ultrafit-touchscreen-running-gloves%2c-black.product.100428847.html They are inexpensive enough that I can have several pair and...
11-14-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 35,134
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes, he was enthusiastic! It seems that in...

Yes, he was enthusiastic! It seems that in addition to fashion sense some fellows have a sensitive nature. I think his feelings got hurt, left voluntarily.
11-14-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 35,134
Posted By shelbyfv

Not much happening in this thread since Tim left...

Not much happening in this thread since Tim left us. Need some other shopping enthusiasts to step up:thumb:
11-14-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,143
Posted By shelbyfv

Hard to imagine anyone would need to be told...

Hard to imagine anyone would need to be told those are too ridiculous:foo:
11-13-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,135
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, no need to waste the seller's time with...

Yep, no need to waste the seller's time with unsolicited comments. Different situation if you were a prospective buyer.
11-13-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By shelbyfv

Welcome to BF! My suggestion is to use the...

Welcome to BF! My suggestion is to use the widest tire that will fit your frame, probably a 42 per the published specs. Post what rims you currently have, you'll get more info as to whether you...
11-12-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 706
Posted By shelbyfv

As mentioned, the 5800 FD (as well as other first...

As mentioned, the 5800 FD (as well as other first gen 11 speed) has some unique set up requirements. Best to go straight to the Shimano instructions....
11-12-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By shelbyfv

There is no way that you (or any of us) can...

There is no way that you (or any of us) can evaluate a used carbon frame of unknown provenance with any degree of confidence. They are practically giving these bikes away at BikesDirect, why take a...
11-11-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, maintaining standards can be inconvenient!

Yep, maintaining standards can be inconvenient!
11-11-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By shelbyfv

Avoid the ebike if you want to improve your...

Avoid the ebike if you want to improve your fitness. Anyway, you don't actually have to be very fit to have a pleasant ride with a small child. Cycling doesn't suit everyone!
11-11-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By shelbyfv

Rims should match if possible.

Rims should match if possible.
11-10-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,080
Posted By shelbyfv

I guess I was able to figure out derailleurs w/o...

I guess I was able to figure out derailleurs w/o too much drama and haven't had OP's issues. However, that Priority is an interesting bike and I look forward to a report when OP has some miles on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By shelbyfv

Tape is thicker than it used to be. I no longer...

Tape is thicker than it used to be. I no longer try to tuck the end into the bar because it usually leaves a bulge. I wrap it flush with the bar end and enhance the plug as needed for a tight fit. ...
11-10-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By shelbyfv

I neglected to mention that I have rim brake 5s...

I neglected to mention that I have rim brake 5s with 15,000+ miles, still working fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,127
Posted By shelbyfv

Duh. Looks as if OP is long gone.:foo:

Duh. Looks as if OP is long gone.:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,008
Posted By shelbyfv

Don't screw around with your livelihood. Running...

Don't screw around with your livelihood. Running is good exercise.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,744
Posted By shelbyfv

Cool retro paint job!

Cool retro paint job!
11-10-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By shelbyfv

You didn't say if your 4s were disc or rim. They...

You didn't say if your 4s were disc or rim. They vary in spoke count but have the same rider weight limit. Either should serve you well. Reasonable weight and no weird proprietary parts. Relax and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,453
Posted By shelbyfv

Check the "Winter Cycling" section. A mod can...

Check the "Winter Cycling" section. A mod can move this for you.:thumb:
11-09-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By shelbyfv

The bike shop gave me an empty small (2oz?)...

The bike shop gave me an empty small (2oz?) Stan's bottle. The nozzle fits inside the valve, no mess.
11-09-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By shelbyfv

That's too bad. You can send me the pedals if...

That's too bad. You can send me the pedals if you don't want them:thumb:
11-09-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By shelbyfv

I bought their least expensive road frame and...

I bought their least expensive road frame and fork a few years ago. At the time it was called Peloton. It was the model they recommended as having the smoothest ride. A friend bought the same frame...
Forum: Commuting
11-08-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By shelbyfv

Unfortunate thread title. :foo: Regardless, seems...

Unfortunate thread title. :foo: Regardless, seems a good time to mention what I think is an interesting explanation for the falling urban crime rate. ...
11-08-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 815
Posted By shelbyfv

Apparently that level of ignorance can exist on...

Apparently that level of ignorance can exist on either side of the transaction.:innocent: I agree that it is very crude.
11-08-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 27,142
Posted By shelbyfv

OP is long gone :thumb: but cool bike, thanks!

OP is long gone :thumb: but cool bike, thanks!
11-07-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,968
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, I've been unable to sell my size 56....;)

Well, I've been unable to sell my size 56....;)
11-07-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,340
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm pretty happy with my Lynskey road bike. I...

I'm pretty happy with my Lynskey road bike. I certainly wouldn't object to having one of their gravel bikes!
11-07-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By shelbyfv

130, 135, 142- I think that is what's out there...

130, 135, 142- I think that is what's out there in carbon. I can't see someone trying to swap one of those in any situation. FWIW, folks have been putting 130s in vintage Cannondales for 20+ years...
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