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06-26-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,282
Posted By road292

Instead of seeking a higher-lumen light, might it...

Instead of seeking a higher-lumen light, might it make more sense to buy another Cygolite Metro 700 and mount both to the bike? Then you could choose to operate just one when extra light is not...
06-26-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,282
Posted By rumrunn6

I have a light that is quite bright. I think it...

I have a light that is quite bright. I think it was originally advertised as 900 lumen. but after adding a wide angle diffuser & hood to spread the beam & not blind ppl, I wish it were brighter. so...
06-25-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,149
Posted By wphamilton

Well it's retail and the guy working the floor...

Well it's retail and the guy working the floor isn't always the most knowledgeable. That said, sometimes they're right and it was my knowledge that was incomplete.

Personally I'd much rather that...
06-25-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,149
Posted By cb400bill

Retail in most industries is a tough business. ...

Retail in most industries is a tough business. Low pay and low, or no, benefits leads to high turnover and low quality interactions. It isn't just the cycling industry. It affects many consumer...
06-25-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,149
Posted By riverdrifter

I'll preface this by saying... yes there are bike...

I'll preface this by saying... yes there are bike shops with very knowledgable staff.

That said, it's retail sales. I can't really even remember the last time I bought something at retail where...
06-25-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,149
Posted By fidodido

Bike shop staff don't know their products

I went to a LBS today to check out the Trek mountain bikes for a MTB multi day tour that I hope to do this year. I was surprised that I felt I knew more about the bikes just from looking at the Trek...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,719
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Riding "Measurement Free"

For context I have been riding around 150 to 200 miles per week pretty regularly since 2015, although that dropped off a bit the past 12 to 18 months. Other than a timed solo 50 miler just to see...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 28,379
Posted By mstateglfr

I always chuckle when the term 'nanny state' is...

I always chuckle when the term 'nanny state' is used. Its pretty much a guarantee for an entertaining emotional post.

The argument against seatbelts is usually because the person should be able...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 28,379
Posted By dddd

It's called "backlash", in response to the...

It's called "backlash", in response to the obvious bias that all of the magazines and talking heads try to force on road riders.

What is so obvious about it is how low weight has always been the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 28,379
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Nope. I never had an issue even with loaded...

Nope. I never had an issue even with loaded touring. Stopping in the rain is best done gently so why change something that works. If I was still racing I might be looking for an edge so I get it but...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 28,379
Posted By rubiksoval

No. I'm not one for fads and solutions to...

No. I'm not one for fads and solutions to problems I don't have.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 28,379
Posted By CliffordK

I seem to be at least 10 years behind the curve...

I seem to be at least 10 years behind the curve on purchasing bike stuff, but trying to catch up. :)

So, perhaps by 2030 it will be time to "go disc". :)

Of course, by that time, I may be old...
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