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Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,133
Posted By icyclist

I've long been a fan of Rapha jerseys and bibs. I...

I've long been a fan of Rapha jerseys and bibs. I joined the RCC because of the very inexpensive rate for bike rentals out of their various clubhouses. In particular, I rent the bikes when I'm in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,144
Posted By jadocs

This is not directed at anyone, but nothing chaps...

This is not directed at anyone, but nothing chaps my azz more than someone blowing up a group ride that is supposed to be at an advertised pace. If I choose to ride with a slower group it is because...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 766
Posted By canklecat

That's darned clever. I might try one if I get...

That's darned clever. I might try one if I get serious about tackling a time trial later this year.

Although as other folks pointed out, good used TT bikes are often available pretty cheaply. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,891
Posted By berner

An English friend married an American woman in...

An English friend married an American woman in Bermuda. We spent a bachelor evening drinking black and tans. When I saw the title of the post, that evening all came back. Well ,parts of it did.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 766
Posted By bruce19

That is a special bike.

That is a special bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 766
Posted By Bah Humbug

Within the context of comparison to a...

Within the context of comparison to a Speedwagen... and like-for-like, ST hasnít seen a difference in independent tunnel tests.

By contrast, my P2 saves 50 watts at the same speed vs my old S1,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 766
Posted By Bah Humbug

And the old ones arenít even slower, just less...

And the old ones arenít even slower, just less integration and less tire clearance. Fantastic bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 766
Posted By OldTryGuy

Back home relaxing after my 110 miler this...

Back home relaxing after my 110 miler this morning with winds in the 10/15mph area and super happy for the aero bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,891
Posted By noodle soup

Thanks. The way that itís setup in the second...

Thanks. The way that itís setup in the second photo is perfect for me. I canít think of anything I would change.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 766
Posted By Bah Humbug

If you can’t move the saddle forward enough, I...

If you can’t move the saddle forward enough, I would be very hesitant to try this - moving your torso lower will close your hip angle and hobble you on the run.

The best solution is to get a used...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 05:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 766
Posted By bruce19

I can't help with the bars. But, I do love the...

I can't help with the bars. But, I do love the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 766
Posted By OldTryGuy

DANG -- guess I should rethink my decades old...

DANG -- guess I should rethink my decades old personal preference set-up. Maybe I better not register for another Ironman FL to celebrate my 70th birthday this year and also tell the group of locals...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,064
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sometimes I bring a spare frame or two in case...

Sometimes I bring a spare frame or two in case the crabon assplodes.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,331
Posted By Doge

That is how she fell. I'm into light builds. ...

That is how she fell. I'm into light builds.

In this case I think the spindle is old square Ti. The fork is pretty light - all carbon, no alloy tube, no race. Some Ti bolts and alloy ones. A...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,603
Posted By firebird854

I had a couple of epic rides this year, super...

I had a couple of epic rides this year, super hard to decide on "Fave" because they all have their own interesting qualities.

1. Horribly Hilly Hundreds 200k 2019
121.34 miles, 6:59:30 moving...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,603
Posted By atwl77

2019 has been a roller coaster for me. Training...

2019 has been a roller coaster for me. Training for Paris-Brest-Paris 2019, riding the qualifying brevets plus extra, then going to France and ending PBP with a very early DNF, then coming back and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 113,595
Posted By noodle soup

I stand corrected.

I stand corrected.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,331
Posted By ultrarider7

Love the Bianchis! ...

Love the Bianchis!
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,689
Posted By jadocs

Definitely depends on the wheel. I know the GP5K...

Definitely depends on the wheel. I know the GP5K fits really well on Rovals. So far those are the only wheels I know where they mount right up without issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,603
Posted By noglider

I don't know about favorite, but a pleasant...

I don't know about favorite, but a pleasant memory is a recent one. My wife and I decided to visit a synagogue we don't normally go to. Actually, she was on the fence, since she wanted extra time to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,689
Posted By jimincalif

Dynaplugs have a brass tip on the rubber bit to...

Dynaplugs have a brass tip on the rubber bit to facilitate insertion. The brass bit stays in the tire and might also work as a barb to resist the plug coming back out of the tire. They say there is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,331
Posted By mvnsnd

I'll play. Current Bike of lust: ...

I'll play.
Current Bike of lust:

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,331
Posted By FlashBazbo

My lusts are simple. Almost rational. (I'm a...

My lusts are simple. Almost rational. (I'm a fast time trialist, not so fast road racer, but no longer own a TT bike.)

Santa Claus, I want a BMC TimeMachine 01 Disc with Di2 and the old...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,331
Posted By guadzilla

That Bianchi is so nice! I'm keeping an eye...

That Bianchi is so nice! I'm keeping an eye for an Oltre XR4 frameset as well. Although it seems more and more likely that I will go for a Giant TCR ($1500 for the Advanced Pro frameset, vs...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,331
Posted By Cyclist753

robbyville- thank you very much

robbyville- thank you very much
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,331
Posted By berner

Around here, the NE, people put their boats up...

Around here, the NE, people put their boats up for the winter but some continue to race in dinghys in the "frost bite" fleet as long as there is no ice in the harbor. Then, in late afternoon they...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,729
Posted By webberjames95

Ordered some cool bar end caps for it and a new...

Ordered some cool bar end caps for it and a new wheelset for it. Also got an indoor trainer for it as my half marathon is now 2 weeks away. Iím ready for that and will not transition into my Ironman...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,331
Posted By GlennR

sure.. .why not. ...

sure.. .why not.
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,331
Posted By MoAlpha

That would be us with our Dufour 40. :innocent:

That would be us with our Dufour 40. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,331
Posted By guadzilla

What? Nooo!! It's the cool, complicated and...

What? Nooo!! It's the cool, complicated and (unfortunately) expensive things! Like this (and yes, i know it is a tri bike on a road forum, but i have moved to the dark side mostly these days. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,331
Posted By seypat

That's the spirit! Don't let other people's...

That's the spirit! Don't let other people's opinions drag you down.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,331
Posted By bpcyclist

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,331
Posted By MoAlpha

We raced against Jambi in the 2017 Marion-Bermuda...

We raced against Jambi in the 2017 Marion-Bermuda and I got a close look at her there. Sheíd be juuust perfect for me and the Mrs and the occasional crew of pros. :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By Ogsarg

I only did 38 miles yesterday but with some...

I only did 38 miles yesterday but with some seriously steep hills (25%+) on my beater MTB. Cold for this area with a high of 48į. Cold, windy, and raining today and same expected for tomorrow. Leave...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By rivers

It was my club's annual "Run What Ya Brung"...

It was my club's annual "Run What Ya Brung" pre-Christmas costumed/questionable choice of bike ride. As usual there was all manner of bikes present: decorated road/gravel/cx bikes, mountain bikes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,331
Posted By Digger Goreman

If I am not lusting after my wife (7 married...

If I am not lusting after my wife (7 married years this Winter Solstice), then I'm lusting after this old cougar:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,062
Posted By bocobiking

Last year, I decided to buy a high quality steel...

Last year, I decided to buy a high quality steel bike. Waterford Bikes makes such a bike; all of their bikes are custom.

It's probably true that if you want a good carbon frame, most people are...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,785
Posted By Smokinbbl

I have the 2020 SL 7. I love it! I have some 38c...

I have the 2020 SL 7. I love it! I have some 38c gravel tires on and ride that thing everywhere!!!

...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,062
Posted By topflightpro

Riivo Custom Cycling Footwear | Riivo Custom...

Riivo Custom Cycling Footwear | Riivo Custom Cycling Footwear (http://www.riivo.com)





Those Meld saddles aren't that expensive. $250 for a saddle, $325 with carbon rails. That's right...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,062
Posted By MoAlpha

My helmet was hot-formed to my head. Very safe,...

My helmet was hot-formed to my head. Very safe, but hard to sleep in.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,062
Posted By MoAlpha

Stalker! ...

Stalker!

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,062
Posted By pickettt

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We had to go custom. No one was doing a size with...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,062
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. My custom ti frame from an artisan builder...

Yeah. My custom ti frame from an artisan builder and Enve fork was less than $3,500 in '16. The Cerakote added a few hundred dollars more.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,062
Posted By indyfabz

Former NBA Shawn Bradley with his custom Trek....

Former NBA Shawn Bradley with his custom Trek. The bike was actually stolen at one point and quickly recovered. Police believe Shaq was the thief but they did not have sufficient evidence to charge...
09-26-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Chroming, especially for restoration work in old...

Chroming, especially for restoration work in old cars, is crazy expensive. $120.00 for a fork is very reasonable. :thumb:
09-25-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Those bikes look a little small for me, but the...

Those bikes look a little small for me, but the Sting Ray is just my size :love:
08-10-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,052
Posted By jdawginsc

You don't buy deltas to stop your bicycle... ...

You don't buy deltas to stop your bicycle...

You buy them to have others stop theirs...
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