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07-17-19, 03:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,263
Posted By Hr1

It doesn't designate itself as a BMX cog: ...

It doesn't designate itself as a BMX cog:

Description
12T: Inner diameter:18mm,34mm. Outer teeth diameter:53mm. Thread depth: 10.5mm. Total thickness:26.5mm.Features & details
Durable cold...
07-16-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,544
Posted By Hr1

Eddy Merckx used 25s in his record setting Hour...

Eddy Merckx used 25s in his record setting Hour record. Then they changed the rules to 'best human effort' w/ no limitations on technological advances. Eventually no athletic event will any...
07-16-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,999
Posted By Hr1

You nailed it.

You nailed it.
07-16-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,999
Posted By Hr1

As I've already told you ......Think whatever you...

As I've already told you ......Think whatever you want I couldn't care less.
07-16-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,999
Posted By Hr1

To say my post is racist is stretching things...

To say my post is racist is stretching things very, very far.
07-16-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,263
Posted By Hr1

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01KXC9P32/ref=p...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01KXC9P32/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
07-16-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,263
Posted By Hr1

thats fine think whatever you want

thats fine think whatever you want
07-16-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,263
Posted By Hr1

So have a heckuva lotta other people or this...

So have a heckuva lotta other people or this thread nor it's parent would have lasted this long w/ a this many posts.
07-16-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,544
Posted By Hr1

700x32s on a freakin Hour??? WoW!!! I never...

700x32s on a freakin Hour??? WoW!!! I never would've believed it but seeing is believing. The softening from 23s to 32s has to be like night & day? But also is the speed vs. resistance.
07-16-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,999
Posted By Hr1

Is there such a thing as single speed dirt/road...

Is there such a thing as single speed dirt/road races? Not cyclocross per se but just a combo of dirt/street racing w/out the dismounted hill climbing. Although I think I'd have to mount a set of...
07-16-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,400
Posted By Hr1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSs0weTujHA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSs0weTujHA
07-15-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,263
Posted By Hr1

Windsor's The Hour+, regardless of its heritage...

Windsor's The Hour+, regardless of its heritage has a heckuva reputation with proud happy owners like me. I couldn't give sh#@ less who says what....
07-15-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,400
Posted By Hr1

I just much prefer the razor sharp handling of a...

I just much prefer the razor sharp handling of a RB. The dreaded snow - tire effect totally kills any advantages a mtb has IMO. To a large degree no mtb will ever handle anywhere near a RB. its just...
07-15-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 16,028
Posted By Hr1

^ Excellent advice, completely agree.

^ Excellent advice, completely agree.
07-02-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,400
Posted By Hr1

Monk your post instantly made me think of this: ...

Monk your post instantly made me think of this:

https://www.bikeradar.com/news/mountain-biker-wins-road-race-on-his-hardtail/
07-02-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,400
Posted By Hr1

There's advantages to both types of bikes. Being...

There's advantages to both types of bikes. Being able roll right over curbs, thru deep potholes, handle mud that would bury a 25mm tire is great. But so is riding a 17.5lb cycle that can fly around...
06-30-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,400
Posted By Hr1

....I guess its just me but I LOVE the razor...

....I guess its just me but I LOVE the razor sharp handling of a 23mm tire w/ 100lbs of air in it on an 18lb single speed road bike w/ a 52:16T ratio spinning at 100rpm is as good as life gets. ...
06-30-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,400
Posted By Hr1

I own both to and now hardly ever touch my 42lb...

I own both to and now hardly ever touch my 42lb clunky, heavy mtb. Although now hitting a pothole or speedbump does seem like its going to jar my fillings loose whereas before I'd hit a bottomless...
06-28-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,400
Posted By Hr1

You'd be surprised by the people that try.

You'd be surprised by the people that try.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By Hr1

Road heads unite! 👍

Does anyone else really prefer to ride a razor blade-like road bike over a tractor-like-mtb? Taking a corner practically dragging your handlebar makes having your fillings jarred loose over hitting...
06-24-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,400
Posted By Hr1

From a bulldozer to a razor blade

Does anyone else who owns both a mtb and a road bike feel like they own a bulldozer and razor blade. Taking corners on my mtb really reminds me of what's, called the dreaded "snow tire effect". Then...
06-23-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,263
Posted By Hr1

Is Bikes Direct referring to Eddie Merckx in...

Is Bikes Direct referring to Eddie Merckx in their ads bike description?
06-22-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,025
Posted By Hr1

Bullseye! ^ A road bike is too delicate but a mtb...

Bullseye! ^ A road bike is too delicate but a mtb is too heavy. My new Biria Tanto fits this niche perfectly.
06-22-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,025
Posted By Hr1

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/623x623/22159027_1729482384025627_6791481109122121728_n_f15d25de4bb8c7a30ed863801f0deca1c4f447a9.jpg

Ready for the streets & anything they...
06-22-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,603
Posted By Hr1

^ What he said! Its just a very economical road...

^ What he said! Its just a very economical road bike. Its light a a feather, quick as lightning & handles like a razor blade. Every time I ride it. I think of how much I'd love to (if I had the...
06-19-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 118,389
Posted By Hr1

LINE OF SIGHT soundtrack rocks like a mofo IMO.

LINE OF SIGHT soundtrack rocks like a mofo IMO.
06-19-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,576
Posted By Hr1

Print up a LARGE font 8x12 notice on your bldg's...

Print up a LARGE font 8x12 notice on your bldg's bulletin board w/ pics and location, description. Give it a month, file a police report w/ the serial # of the bike IF you can find it. After a...
Replies: 9
Views: 4,574
Posted By Hr1

Much respect

Lacking the requisite endurance/slow twitch muscle fibers to cycle more than 25 miles before dropping from quad exhaustion I have gotta give you distance dudes much respect. I saw a cyclist today...
06-19-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,025
Posted By Hr1

There have been (2) motorcycle officer deaths...

There have been (2) motorcycle officer deaths where I live in the past year AND the idiots who killed them weren't charged w/ a damn thing! I think motorcycle LEO's are just a thing that time and...
06-18-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,025
Posted By Hr1

^ Imagine the health & fitness increase if each...

^ Imagine the health & fitness increase if each LEA replaced motorcycles w/ MTBs. What does a murdercycle do that a MTB can't? Not much. I wonder how many cops have died on motorcycles vs. MTBs?
06-18-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,025
Posted By Hr1

Can't wait to read ^ these true life stories!

Can't wait to read ^ these true life stories!
06-18-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,025
Posted By Hr1

^ I will say to actually be paid to ride a high...

^ I will say to actually be paid to ride a high end MTB around as a cop must be one helluva good gig. I envy them for sure.
06-18-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,025
Posted By Hr1

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06-18-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,025
Posted By Hr1

Yea....and there was no second shooter in a...

Yea....and there was no second shooter in a police uniform (JW Tippit) who delivered the fatal head on Mov 22, 1963.
06-18-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,603
Posted By Hr1

Its basically an economical version of the same...

Its basically an economical version of the same frame geometry Eddie used to set his hour record. Hence the name THE HOUR. "Yellow Fever" has nothing to do w/ anything asian. My bike is...
06-18-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,025
Posted By Hr1

People ride single speed no brakes fixed road...

People ride single speed no brakes fixed road bikes in alley cats because thats what wins races. Police use mtbs because thats whats needed to carry a much heavier officer AND his gear over terrain...
06-18-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,025
Posted By Hr1

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06-18-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,025
Posted By Hr1

I agree w/ ^ that. For poor street conditions the...

I agree w/ ^ that. For poor street conditions the mtb is the only bicycle that can do the job. A road bike would end up looking like pretzel.
06-18-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,025
Posted By Hr1

Why are all Alleycat races won on single speed...

Why are all Alleycat races won on single speed road bikes?
06-18-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,025
Posted By Hr1

^ At least one person clearly has the...

^ At least one person clearly has the intelligence to get my point. There's a reason why Alleycat races are won on single speed road bikes for the most part. The same reason why I ride what I ride...
06-17-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,784
Posted By Hr1

I like your off road diversions, sorta...

I like your off road diversions, sorta "gravel-like"...which is cool to me. I sent the shoes AND the straps back to Amazon. I can't walk across my laminate floor w/out slipping and nearly busting...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26,617
Views: 16,464,144
Posted By Hr1

Thanks bro. Best $250 I ever spent without a...

Thanks bro. Best $250 I ever spent without a doubt. How someone could actually prefer to ride a H-E-A-V-Y, clunky, slow moving / braking mtb is beyond me??? Watching or actually riding a road bike...
06-16-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,784
Posted By Hr1

I realize that the title is speaking generally I...

I realize that the title is speaking generally I just think it'd be awesome to ride from coast to coast and "cross country" is a looong distance race.
06-16-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,784
Posted By Hr1

Cross country???? Jeez you've got my respect. ...

Cross country???? Jeez you've got my respect. That is & probably always will be just a dream of mine. Any man who actually has ridden a roadbike from coast to coast is one tough hombre IMO.
06-16-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,784
Posted By Hr1

No worries, I ride freewheel not fixed.

No worries, I ride freewheel not fixed.
06-15-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,784
Posted By Hr1

Nope, just the shoe and the straps.

Nope, just the shoe and the straps.
06-15-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,784
Posted By Hr1

Thanks for the informative reply I appreciate it....

Thanks for the informative reply I appreciate it. I went with these >

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07GQBNBCV?psc=1&ref=ppx_pop_mob_b_asin_title

No foot fatigue, light weight, velcro.

Jeez...
Forum: Touring
06-15-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,894
Posted By Hr1

Thanks alot for that ^.

Thanks alot for that ^.
06-15-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,784
Posted By Hr1

Shoes & Straps

How much has cycling shoes & pedal straps helped riders here? They sure help me alot. The increase in the force I'm able to pedal with goes waay up when use these ^.
06-14-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,603
Posted By Hr1

Hello SS fanatics!

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x893/thehour__b12799642ebddaadb0f0bb4c9bd8b2e45e90677c.jpg



Yellow Fever

I just bought a $300 entry level Windsor SS HourPlus and it...
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