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Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,167
Posted By BoraxKid

Nah, if the temps are in that range and it's...

Nah, if the temps are in that range and it's going to rain, I'm just not going out. Somehow, rain in 30-40F weather is worse than biking while it's snowing. I would much rather bike through a 2-4...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,857
Posted By rubiksoval

Zero need to train in the mountains to ride in...

Zero need to train in the mountains to ride in the mountains. Do more workouts. Don't stand up on the rollers.

If the climbs are 20 minutes long, do 20 minute repeats. Don't stop pedaling, don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,333
Posted By Kapusta

Wait... 1x is the only option IN THAT COLOR? ...

Wait... 1x is the only option IN THAT COLOR? Seriously? This is your complaint?

Here is a wild idea... get a different color.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,829
Posted By noodle soup

It's the same as on the road. The person that...

It's the same as on the road. The person that caused the wreck, usually flees the scene if they are able, and there are no witnesses.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,829
Posted By bampilot06

Call your friend that would help you bury a body,...

Call your friend that would help you bury a body, and never speak of it again.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,941
Posted By Mattyb13

100% agree. Killing me.

100% agree. Killing me.
08-06-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,194
Posted By RH Clark

The AMERICAN thing is not so much having more...

The AMERICAN thing is not so much having more than you need, as it is not allowing anyone else to decide what those needs are. I thank God for the freedom to decide how I live my life rather than...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,941
Posted By InvertedMP

I am having a really really hard time not going...

I am having a really really hard time not going in and buying that dark red SL7 Pro. I want it so damn bad and I can't justify it in any way shape or form.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,941
Posted By rubiksoval

That's my favorite color scheme, for sure. ...

That's my favorite color scheme, for sure.

Too bad it has SRAM. Yuck.
07-29-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By speedlever

I think I'm just gonna live with the stock Garmin...

I think I'm just gonna live with the stock Garmin mount as is and put the money I'd otherwise spend on another mount towards a Varia RTL515.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,796
Posted By bruce19

You know I was being sarcastic, right?

You know I was being sarcastic, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,796
Posted By bruce19

It was always a hoax. :)

It was always a hoax. :)
07-27-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By rlmalisz

Varia RVR315 is the bomb...

Did my first actual road ride with it yesterday, 12 miles of which was on the wide shoulder of a state highway running out to our nearby reservoir (100F day, so lots of recreational traffic and...
07-26-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,194
Posted By bruce19

Someone with 4 bikes is AKA an underachiever.

Someone with 4 bikes is AKA an underachiever.
07-26-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,194
Posted By RH Clark

Are you kidding? I've only been a cycling nut for...

Are you kidding? I've only been a cycling nut for 2 years and I have 6 that I ride regularly. 2 Are mountain bikes. One is a beach cruiser, I have one aggressive road bike, and 2 touring bikes. One...
07-26-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,194
Posted By Koyote

If having four bikes is nuts, I guess I'm 25%...

If having four bikes is nuts, I guess I'm 25% beyond nuts.
07-26-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,194
Posted By indyfabz

Depends on if they have disk brakes.

Depends on if they have disk brakes.
07-25-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,194
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Absolutely NOT! 4 bikes is well within reason. 6,...

Absolutely NOT! 4 bikes is well within reason. 6, however, would be INSANE! :eek:

I have 5. :p
07-25-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,194
Posted By AlgarveCycling

Perfectly normal and room for more. In order...

Perfectly normal and room for more.

In order of arrival, mine are:
1999 Trek 26" MTB hardtail
2019 KTM Kapoho 29er E-MTB full suspension
2019 KTM Scarp Sonic 29er MTB full suspension
2019...
07-25-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,194
Posted By surak

It's only nuts if your garage still has space to...

It's only nuts if your garage still has space to fit more.
07-25-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,194
Posted By caloso

4 seems like the minimum to be honest.

4 seems like the minimum to be honest.
07-25-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,194
Posted By veganbikes

Yeah it is pretty nuts I mean how do you not have...

Yeah it is pretty nuts I mean how do you not have at least 10?

I mean there is a touring bike missing, a gravel bike, who knows what kind of mountain bike so you might need something else, some...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,895
Posted By DrIsotope

The Bontrager GR1 is non-tubeless wire bead...

The Bontrager GR1 is non-tubeless wire bead clincher that sells for about 30 bucks a pop. The flat protection in it is next to non-existent, very much like the OEM tires that come on any number of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,895
Posted By WhyFi

I see now that you've got a Trek. My Trek, with...

I see now that you've got a Trek. My Trek, with tubeless ready wheels and tubeless-ready tires, did not come set up tubeless. I would be shocked if yours was.

As far as flats on an expensive bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,037
Posted By yamsyamsyams

I visited the NYC clubhouse last year as a...

I visited the NYC clubhouse last year as a tourist. Pulled up on a Citibike. Wearing gym shorts, flip flops, and sweaty cotton T. Even parked the Citibike inside the clubhouse next to the $$$$ bikes...
07-22-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,725
Posted By sean.hwy

I waited the 4th of july sale at REI. Turns out I...

I waited the 4th of july sale at REI. Turns out I waited for nothing it was not on sale.

I signed up for the REI credit card and got a $100 gift card. I thought that was good enough discount. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 03:43 AM
Replies: 26,883
Views: 16,921,210
Posted By zatopek

To me, this one of those bikes that looks like...

To me, this one of those bikes that looks like itís going fast even while sitting still, posing for a picture. Sweet! Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,024
Posted By Princess_Allez

I went from an 11-28 to and 11-34. It makes me...

I went from an 11-28 to and 11-34. It makes me wonder how I was able to manage hills before the change. I really enjoy having a bail-out gear and a 30 tooth for when I want a steady, uphill pace that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,024
Posted By mattscq

I think if a 11-34 is going to encourage you to...

I think if a 11-34 is going to encourage you to bike up steeper grades, then what's $200 on a very nice new bike? That upgrade price seems pretty fair and you could probably sell those parts if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,024
Posted By velopig

Go 11-34 no question. What would be the downside?

Go 11-34 no question. What would be the downside?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,024
Posted By Elvo

Definitely go 11-34 or higher. There are some...

Definitely go 11-34 or higher. There are some hills here where 32 front 36 rear is barely enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,024
Posted By genejockey

I stopped paying attention to new bike tech and...

I stopped paying attention to new bike tech and what other people were riding about 12 years ago, after a 2-year binge in which I bought one new bike, build another, and rebuilt a third. I kept...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,024
Posted By CAT7RDR

Unless you are 150 lbs and already a solid...

Unless you are 150 lbs and already a solid climber, in the SoCal area, it is always a benefit to have a 34:34 possibility when you hit extended grades of 8+% for several miles. $200 is a bargain to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,024
Posted By Rides4Beer

I'm with Matt, go straight for the 11-34. I do a...

I'm with Matt, go straight for the 11-34. I do a lot of climbing here, and I'm very fit, and still want 1-1 on the road, better than that on gravel. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,024
Posted By eduskator

I'd go with an ''easier'' gearing combination if...

I'd go with an ''easier'' gearing combination if I were you, especially if you climb a lot. 34/50 & 11-30 is a good combination, but it will make you sweat (and swear)!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,024
Posted By MattTheHat

If it were me, Iíd immediately go 11-34 and not...

If it were me, Iíd immediately go 11-34 and not even think twice.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,986
Posted By Jimmy Wisdom

I'm good for just about any kind of ride up to...

I'm good for just about any kind of ride up to 100įF, assuming I can maintain steady access to water. Did this ride last summer without too much trouble. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26,883
Views: 16,921,210
Posted By mikesdoublecab

I guess I went a different route than most folks...

I guess I went a different route than most folks here. I already ride a 2010 Wilier Izoard with Ultegra 11-25 groupset, but due to health, the 11-34 was more ideal for me on my longer rides. As I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26,883
Views: 16,921,210
Posted By lesterburnham

'18 Domane SL 5. I didn't care for the Domane...

'18 Domane SL 5. I didn't care for the Domane very much when this frame came out. Fast forward to now, I think it gorgeous. 58cm frame w/ Williams 58's. Wheels are from my Felt IA I recently sold,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26,883
Views: 16,921,210
Posted By the sci guy

What size frame is this? I love that you picked...

What size frame is this?
I love that you picked this colorway because it's the exact one I was looking at as well. How does it sparkle? Is it nice?
Any guess as to what the weight is on the stock...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,140
Posted By ridinginjeans

UBER isnít innovative. Strava is. UBER wonít...

UBER isnít innovative. Strava is. UBER wonít survive in its current form. The experience has gone downhill for the past three years.

The Strava experience is very good, and not expensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26,883
Views: 16,921,210
Posted By Senson

Another Cervelo

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1342/r3_kisena_park_5bca0758ac1ccd24633882ebbf4dfc1f59e3b263.jpg
Another new Cervelo owner here. Got great deal on Brand new 18 Cervelo R3...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,140
Posted By znomit

I'd pay money to have the ability to hide my...

I'd pay money to have the ability to hide my friends indoor pretend rides. Who want to see those in their feed?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 26,883
Views: 16,921,210
Posted By Meech33

Kestrel Legend SL ...

Kestrel Legend SL
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1379/kestrel_legend_sl_2__46e2ee25cccf522bcef3931b66be03f1f7bfb966.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26,883
Views: 16,921,210
Posted By InvertedMP

Just built my Cervelo R3 and did the first ride...

Just built my Cervelo R3 and did the first ride today. I love it!!...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By popeye

If nothing else you can track calories...

If nothing else you can track calories acturately. As an older rider I find it an invaluable tool to track fitness over a number of years. Often I will get home and say "that was a !@#$ ride" only...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26,883
Views: 16,921,210
Posted By jnesss

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/20200629_181013_0f2b2e269fa81131cce00ef9f2b59b876290407a.jpg
s-works tarmac di2 sl6
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,497
Posted By big john

Like the wounded wildebeest, the one outside the...

Like the wounded wildebeest, the one outside the safety of the herd. For the last several years I have become the target of new riders who join our "A" rides. I don't drop out or quit but also don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,904
Posted By genejockey

Going for an hour-plus ride on a 90 degree day...

Going for an hour-plus ride on a 90 degree day without any water, either with me or at the car when I got back to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,904
Posted By phrantic09

Every morning I slept last 5AM and didnít ride

Every morning I slept last 5AM and didnít ride
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