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Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By RiceAWay

One of the really nice things about having a...

One of the really nice things about having a threadless steerer is that you only have to change the stem to adjust your position. When someone talked about "flipping the bars" they probably meant...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By Bah Humbug

Oh dear god no! The saddle should remain level. ...

Oh dear god no! The saddle should remain level. The "steeper" refers to the seat tube angle, which you could affect by sliding the seat slightly forward and then a fraction of that up. The effect...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By Sy Reene

Saddles have a good amount of length -- typically...

Saddles have a good amount of length -- typically over 7", so I think the point is that riders do shift position on the saddle depending on riding position for the hands. OTOH, the original question...
03-26-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 905
Posted By noodle soup

Most politicians aren't epidemiology experts, so...

Most politicians aren't epidemiology experts, so they often have no clue when it comes to things like this.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,081
Posted By Zaskar

If only I'd fixed the typo in time ;-)

If only I'd fixed the typo in time ;-)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,081
Posted By sdmc530

best reply ever! Can be applied to so many mech...

best reply ever! Can be applied to so many mech items.....made me smile.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,106
Posted By Sy Reene

Cute.. Though IMO looking at this, achieved by...

Cute.. Though IMO looking at this, achieved by making the tool heads themselves very short .. Try to get leverage using that 8mm head? And $35? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,081
Posted By rumrunn6

just don't try to burn it off ... :D ...

just don't try to burn it off ... :D

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/470515-i-set-my-rear-wheel-fire.html
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,081
Posted By Zaskar

Mechanical paradox... - If you need to ask, you...

Mechanical paradox...
- If you need to ask, you need it
- If you know how to remove it, you don't need it


A little more explanation of what the guys are saying... Derailleurs have a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,081
Posted By Wileyrat

If you need to ask, you should keep it until you...

If you need to ask, you should keep it until you learn how to adjust your rear derailleur well enough that you don't need it anymore.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,081
Posted By Olefeller77

All my bikes still wear them. I have never had a...

All my bikes still wear them. I have never had a complaint from other riders----yet. lol
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,081
Posted By Iride01

If you are the type that doesn't fix anything...

If you are the type that doesn't fix anything till it's destroyed, then you need one. But if you don't find it aesthetically pleasing, and you or someone will investigate and find the cause of any...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By MinnMan

(MODS: suggest moving this to the Professional...

(MODS: suggest moving this to the Professional Racing for the Fans subforum?)

I get by with the clips on GCN and that are linked on steephill. I seldom want to watch a large portion of a race and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By texbiker

I subscribe to Flobikes.com. Also I keep an eye...

I subscribe to Flobikes.com. Also I keep an eye on YouTube. GCN Racing airs some races live and recaps many races on YouTube and Facebook. In the past I subscribed to EuroSport and used a VPN to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By biker128pedal

If you can stream on your TV YouTube is good. The...

If you can stream on your TV YouTube is good. The CBS Sports carried shows get blocked for a week or two. For me my cable provider had a YouTube app. I just push the mic and say cycling on YouTube....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By Marcus_Ti

IMPORTANT NOTE. Subscriptions only start/end...

IMPORTANT NOTE.

Subscriptions only start/end at the end of May, they now pro-rate. So it is $20USD for 4 months of cycling that doesn't include the single biggest race happening within that 4...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By Rogerogeroge

I subscribe to NBC Sports Gold, it's about $50 a...

I subscribe to NBC Sports Gold, it's about $50 a year. 90% of the reason I do this is to watch Paris-Roubaix live, commercial-free. They have almost all the spring classics. They have the Tour...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By datlas

Website steephill.tv is your friend. I watched...

Website steephill.tv is your friend. I watched UAE live this morning for free. Yes it was in Arabic, but that’s ok.

Check site now and thank me later.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By colnago62

I have flo bikes and a VPN. Not all the races on...

I have flo bikes and a VPN. Not all the races on Flo bikes can be seen in the US, but many times, they allow viewers from other countries access. I also have found some over seas networks that have...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,315
Posted By Hypno Toad

I started out at 7:30 this morning, it was around...

I started out at 7:30 this morning, it was around -12*F ... no worries about tan lines on this ride. Also no worries about busy bike trails :thumb: :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,315
Posted By CAT7RDR

I know long touring riders will wear long sleeve...

I know long touring riders will wear long sleeve dress shirts to deal with the desert sun.

I use a Halo...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 01:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,315
Posted By wgscott

I always wear long-sleeve jerseys. You should...

I always wear long-sleeve jerseys. You should too, it sounds like. The type of skin cancer I had is the most common form for black people. Nobody gets a free pass, sadly.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 916
Posted By Rides4Beer

If you like the Domane, and it's a good fit, I...

If you like the Domane, and it's a good fit, I don't see any reason to not go with another Domane. As far as fit/getting low goes, are you running spacers? I've noticed a lot of people on Endurance...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 916
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Thinking about my second road bike

I was thinking about piggy-backing off the recent "new road bike" thread because I'm in a similar situation to that OP and would welcome any similar advice-- but hey, we're all a bit different, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,365
Posted By bampilot06

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,365
Posted By bampilot06

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,702
Posted By InfinityMPG

OP seems like he got what he needed from the...

OP seems like he got what he needed from the thread, and noodle soup and Dan333SP already agreed on the most important thing:
"It's all about how often you push certain muscle groups to their...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,692
Posted By goenrdoug

1. 105 2. 40 3. 15

1. 105
2. 40
3. 15
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,612
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Arizona is an awesome cycling state. Most places...

Arizona is an awesome cycling state. Most places I have ridden there are very cycling friendly so I think you will have no problem.

But as for me, my strategy would be plan ahead. Slow the pace,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,612
Posted By JohnJ80

Bad idea. Yep. Nailed it. ...

Bad idea.



Yep. Nailed it.



Don't trust in "magic paint", learn now to ride in traffic - be a vehicle.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,692
Posted By bikecrate

1. 60 + miles (gotten lost a couple of times) ...

1. 60 + miles (gotten lost a couple of times)
2. 40 miles
3. 27 miles is my usual after work ride that I will get my cycling gear on for
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,692
Posted By Bob Ross

What's your longest ride (distance) -- probably...

What's your longest ride (distance) -- probably the Markleeville Death Ride, which was 129 miles (and 15,000' of elevation!)
What's your average ride (distance) -- no idea (though I do have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,692
Posted By Riveting

1. 325 miles in 24hrs elapsed (3 years ago),...

1. 325 miles in 24hrs elapsed (3 years ago), could've gone longer but a 24hr ride was the goal, 99% super flat, the first 22 hours were solo, and the last 2 hours were drafting a fresh legged buddy...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,692
Posted By SpeedyBlueBiker

154 miles. The RAMROD event in Washington State....

154 miles. The RAMROD event in Washington State. 10,000ft of climbing. I've done five of them.
35 miles average.
20 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,692
Posted By OldTryGuy

Location SW FL so flat + wind Longest --...

Location SW FL so flat + wind

Longest -- 2017 Bike Sebring at age 66.5, 20 hours rode 307 miles some drafting, 2018 Bike Sebring solo 266 miles, last year's 69th birthday ride 201 solo miles
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,702
Posted By jsigone

resting? that's what red lights are for

resting? that's what red lights are for
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,702
Posted By KColeman32

Depends. If I'm not in shape, a long ride isn't...

Depends. If I'm not in shape, a long ride isn't as long as when I am in shape, of course. I'm usually trying to get my legs in shape and my ass in shape to sit on the saddle for long days. When...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,365
Posted By ls01

Ffa

Ffa
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,702
Posted By TricycleTom

After an unaccustomed long ride, I can still...

After an unaccustomed long ride, I can still feel fine cruising, but have no sprint left, and would have trouble climbing stairs.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,365
Posted By bampilot06

My BP was through the charts, and my initial...

My BP was through the charts, and my initial doctor down played it too much. I think he was trying to be friendly but the message wasnít going through to me. The next doctor was like DAMN!!!!!! and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,365
Posted By datlas

This. It takes time but you will get there.

This. It takes time but you will get there.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,365
Posted By berner

You may be surprised to learn that one day you...

You may be surprised to learn that one day you will view 26 miles as a short ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,365
Posted By LAJ

Oh no! Another power meter reference! You...

Oh no! Another power meter reference!

You did fine. FWIW, I just ordered these. Just another option, though they're going on my TT bike, because I'm not sure how they might handle a crit, and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By August West

There is a hack where you can replace the Expedo...

There is a hack where you can replace the Expedo road pedal bodies of the Assioma's with Expedo SPD bodies. GPLama has a video on it but you might have to trim the soles of the shoes. Or go the P2M...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By WhyFi

Without changing your BB, this is the only one...

Without changing your BB, this is the only one that's going to fit - https://power2max.cc/collections/ngeco-road-powermeter/products/ngeco-rotor-aldhu-24mm-with-cranks

​​​​​​Depending upon your...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,365
Posted By DougRNS

It doesn't get easier, you just go faster.

It doesn't get easier, you just go faster.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,365
Posted By bampilot06

simple bike computer is a quarter the cost of a...

simple bike computer is a quarter the cost of a power meter can provide you with that info.
I use a sigma wireless computer, itís old but it works.

Edit: recommended cadence is around 90, and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,365
Posted By bampilot06

Nice ride!!! Your honestly riding a lot further...

Nice ride!!!
Your honestly riding a lot further than I was at this stage. So donít sweat it, it gets easier.

Do you have any idea what your cadence is on average? I only ask, because I had no...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,692
Posted By friday1970

Longest 194miles Average 35 miles (when...

Longest 194miles
Average 35 miles (when factoring in after work rides)
Shortest 15 miles. Anything less is a waste of time.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 177,365
Posted By MoAlpha

You do not sound like an idiot and (almost)...

You do not sound like an idiot and (almost) nobody likes a grungy bike, but whatís the advantage of perfectly clean that outweighs the many downsides of buying, messing around with, and disposing of,...
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