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Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 258,466
Posted By brandenjs

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,912
Posted By ThermionicScott

-1. Discussion threads become repositories for...

-1. Discussion threads become repositories for useful information, and the occasional new post can add to that for the next time someone finds the thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 209,814
Posted By Boxkite

Here's modern steel with classic style... the...

Here's modern steel with classic style... the Officina Battaglin 'Marosticana'! I've just about got everything to go on it. Campagnolo Athena 11 speed gruppo and other Italian goodies. Giovanni...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,462
Posted By rnjl

Hi folks, OP here. Thank you for all of your...

Hi folks, OP here. Thank you for all of your suggestions. After much overthinking over what is in the long run a low-stakes decision, I went with the Kona Roadhouse. I really should have bought one...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 38,997
Posted By joejack951

Over on Weight Weenies I've been discussing for...

Over on Weight Weenies I've been discussing for some time now a conversion kit to allow one to use 12mm thru axle wheels with a 15mm thru axle fork (a bygone standard of the 'early' road disc days)....
09-16-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By Arthur Peabody

Bicycles make the cover of 'The New Yorker'

The cover:
https://media.newyorker.com/photos/5d7bd63eb2f2460008c0977d/master/w_727,c_limit/CoverStory-STORY_sempe_biking.jpg

The interview:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By Psimet2001

10 years and counting

September 16. 2009 I officially filed to make PSIMET a business.

The business grew from the early interactions I had here. I would be remiss if I didn't celebrate the 10th anniversary of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,834
Posted By redlude97

The front shifting is faster because the 2 piece...

The front shifting is faster because the 2 piece chainring has additional ramps on the backside. It's the 1 piece between the two groupsets that makes the biggest performance difference
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,431
Posted By softreset

I picked up a random stranger who got dropped

This evening while driving home from work on my usual route, I had the Sacramento area river ride zip past me. Or at least I think that's what it was, they were coming down W Elverta Road (just NW of...
08-27-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By teejaywhy

Arctic Race of Norway

Some coverage of this race appeared on my DVR.

So, I'm watching and similar to Le Tour and other race video coverage, they will have aerial shots that pull back from the ride action to reveal...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,892
Posted By CarloM

I'll do a proper NBD post (or maybe new thread)...

I'll do a proper NBD post (or maybe new thread) later. Unfortunately my pedals from Merlin's Cycles are lost in the ether. No longer with TrakPak (as of Monday, it had cleared both customs and was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By terrymorse

Driver Repays a Kindness—Breaks Stereotype

Every once in a while, a driver does something nice for a cyclist. That happened to me yesterday.

I was in foggy Sky Londa in the Santa Cruz Mountains, at the summit of Highway 84, ready for a...
08-18-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,664
Posted By GrainBrain

Guy from my great state and from a tiny town...

Guy from my great state and from a tiny town initiated the break Saturday on stage 5 and ended up 9th. Kinda awesome :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By redlude97

That sounds like a setup problem. 6800 shifting...

That sounds like a setup problem. 6800 shifting is perfection
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18,917
Views: 3,838,381
Posted By Boxkite

Officina Battaglin 'Arena Di Verona 1981'

This Arena Di Verona 1981 is serial number 2 of 38 total. Giovanni always gets serial number...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18,917
Views: 3,838,381
Posted By primov8

This summer, I was planning to start up a new...

This summer, I was planning to start up a new N+1, gravel/road Ti build. Instead, I had to push the plans back a bit later this year because my wife finally bought a bike, along with all (4) of our...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,638
Posted By Koyote

Around here, I've ridden grades as steep as 37% -...

Around here, I've ridden grades as steep as 37% - and I am not a very strong climber. So, I am accustomed to slogging away at a low cadence.

To the OP, I suggest that, if you are wondering whether...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 81,810
Posted By bobones

De Rosa SK Pininfarina

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 12:30 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 81,810
Posted By nemeseri

Cervelo R5 - limited color - 51cm - 6.26kg Di2...

Cervelo R5 - limited color - 51cm - 6.26kg
Di2 / EE Brakes / Berk Lupina / Roval CLX 32
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,267
Posted By topflightpro

Aero trumps weight unless you're spending a lot...

Aero trumps weight unless you're spending a lot of time climbing. It doesn't sound like you are doing a lot of climbing, so I say go aero.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My buddy looking at our immediate future. ...

My buddy looking at our immediate future.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48419887611_d80570a1bd_o_d.jpg

This kid was cute.
...
07-30-19, 02:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,767
Posted By Caretaker

TdF 2019 Photos

Great photo spread on the Tour in the Guardian online. If you left-click on the photos the i (information icon) on the right side will get you the caption.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 20,711
Posted By flyerguy

I mostly just lurk around these forums but this...

I mostly just lurk around these forums but this thread was interesting from the perspective of someone who started e-biking three years ago. I see a lot of bad assumptions and misconceptions about...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By OmegaWolf

Bar end cap. I never even got it on the bike. I...

Bar end cap. I never even got it on the bike. I was putting on new bar tape and set the end cap on the floor. My pack rat of a cat grabbed it and ran to the other end of the house. I searched...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 20,711
Posted By Elvo

On the electric bike forums, we call the...

On the electric bike forums, we call the unpowered contemporary bikes as "acoustic bikes"
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 20,711
Posted By WhyFi

Of course it is - that's why no one is taking...

Of course it is - that's why no one is taking that bait, except for you, I guess.



This doesn't always work. Some will have a w/kg threshold low enough that moving fast enough to keep balance...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 20,711
Posted By Pridedog

Motor bikes or being a tool to allow me to ride

I am against them as they are "motor" bikes, whether it is electric or gas powered. However, as I approach 70 and trying to recover from hip replacement and lumbar spinal fusion of 3 vertebrae in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 20,711
Posted By Dan333SP

Commuting and towing a kiddo trailer are two...

Commuting and towing a kiddo trailer are two scenarios where I can personally see myself wanting an e-bike. I definitely don't see any issue with their proliferation other than the increased risk to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,044
Posted By jon c.

Could be why there are no fountains. They cost...

Could be why there are no fountains. They cost money to install and maintain and people are no longer willing to pay for things that benefit the commons if they see no personal benefit.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 920
Posted By znomit

Can they make them bigger and faster so we can at...

Can they make them bigger and faster so we can at least draft them?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,656
Posted By MoAlpha

When you do retire a tube, they make, without...

When you do retire a tube, they make, without exception, the most secure lashing material in the universe. They are indispensable for securing objects to auto roof racks and I keep a couple on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,208
Posted By nesdog

No doubt! This was a retirement gift to...

No doubt!

This was a retirement gift to myself, as I leave the workforce tomorrow. Wanted to buy a great bike once in my life and this is it. Spent a lot of time considering that this was really...
06-21-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,631
Posted By slcbob

^ If you manage to clutch your toblerone all the...

^ If you manage to clutch your toblerone all the way to the bitter end, you'll have your boy Rohan to thank for it. What the heck is he doing out front on top of this mountain? First all those...
06-21-19, 01:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,631
Posted By ooga-booga

stage seven prediction...that last cobbled climb...

stage seven prediction...that last cobbled climb (talk about adding insult to injury) of the longest stage
looks like a real omg neat to eat taste treat. oh those swiss come across as so proper and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,192
Posted By burnthesheep

Bike parts meeting the earlier "clean air" before...

Bike parts meeting the earlier "clean air" before it's churned by other bike parts or body parts are more important to aero (excluding the body itself).

Most handlebars that are round are bigger...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,247
Posted By PartyBIble

Thanks guys. Just picked up my frame so shopping...

Thanks guys. Just picked up my frame so shopping has begun. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 19,466
Posted By BarryCW

Tyre repair, old school NZ

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Terry my mate gave me an old steel bike with his conti repair. Had to share
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,858
Posted By luevelvet

Two posts and they're in this thread, 5 years...

Two posts and they're in this thread, 5 years apart. :)
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