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05-24-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 312
Posted By Sy Reene

For snatch n'ride (as you phrase it), wouldn't a...

For snatch n'ride (as you phrase it), wouldn't a simple padlock put around say the rim of your wheel, accomplish the same thing, yet be much more un-snippable?
05-24-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By Sy Reene

Per link below.. the Corsas measure at 24mm...

Per link below.. the Corsas measure at 24mm height on their test rim.
https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/road-bike-reviews/compare/vittoria-corsa-control-g2-vs-vittoria-corsa-graphene2
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 904
Posted By Sy Reene

FWIW, the ride route metrics aren't much...

FWIW, the ride route metrics aren't much different than the GFNY route that you somewhat replicated.. results during the 2018 ride below
...
05-24-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 968
Posted By Sy Reene

Ok, but I didn't see how you got 95psi as the...

Ok, but I didn't see how you got 95psi as the answer to someone asking what a 16g cart would inflate a 32mm tire to?
PDW Shiny Object is great.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Sy Reene

I'm a recent convert to the theory that there's...

I'm a recent convert to the theory that there's some benefit to independent butt-cheek suspension... liking the Selle Italia SP-01; though the "Boost" version of SP-01 might be worth trying if you...
05-23-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 968
Posted By Sy Reene

That sounds a bit optimistic ...

That sounds a bit optimistic

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/559x397/co2_inflation_chart_eedabe07ef76cb2b548e3e35dd37087e8c15c6ab.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 388
Posted By Sy Reene

When something is free, inflationary pressures...

When something is free, inflationary pressures are expressed by the amount you get for free.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,087
Posted By Sy Reene

You have almost basically the same setup I run...

You have almost basically the same setup I run now. Everything you typically could need. I have squeezed in though a couple nitrile gloves and a couple quicklinks too.
I ordered both the Road...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,087
Posted By Sy Reene

I tried carrying a saddlebag for a while, then...

I tried carrying a saddlebag for a while, then decided it made much more sense to attach it to the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,831
Posted By Sy Reene

Actually I'm not sold that during the pandemic...

Actually I'm not sold that during the pandemic there are a lot more Strava users.. Aren't a lot more people choosing to ride on trainers indoors than otherwise (and yes, I guess you can put indoor...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,831
Posted By Sy Reene

I think you did miss something.. there's still a...

I think you did miss something.. there's still a free option, and still includes the social networking you're concerned about people losing.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,831
Posted By Sy Reene

I'm trying to understand the math on this. Maybe...

I'm trying to understand the math on this. Maybe the vast majority of Strava users are/were free subscribers. They have about 50 million subscribers (of some sort). If 30 million pay, that's $1.8...
05-22-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By Sy Reene

Under the handlebar tape?

Under the handlebar tape?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,753
Posted By Sy Reene

Some of the popular cycling roads in this area...

Some of the popular cycling roads in this area already look that way on nice weather days, even though the riders doing this don't know each other.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,203
Posted By Sy Reene

It sounds intriguing, but does this require that...

It sounds intriguing, but does this require that you'd have to start and stop your head unit recording at precisely the same spot for the matching to work? Or can Strava somehow find and compare a...
05-21-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By Sy Reene

Wow.. there are some odd ducks out there it...

Wow.. there are some odd ducks out there it seems. I guess in light of stories like this it makes sense.



Yeah, I guess I'm surprised to hear this kinda cr@p goes on on a global platform. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,078
Posted By Sy Reene

Interesting.. sounds counterintuitive but makes...

Interesting.. sounds counterintuitive but makes some sense.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Sy Reene

So to sum up.. good/great shoes that didn't fit...

So to sum up.. good/great shoes that didn't fit your foot?

Not really related since you are pretty clear in your qualifiers, but ever notice how 9/10 negative reviews for clothing/shoes are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,203
Posted By Sy Reene

Check out the Road ID app. In general, how...

Check out the Road ID app.

In general, how many people who have Strava, actually run strava (on their phone) while they ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,831
Posted By Sy Reene

Just try and forget smartphones for a moment. I...

Just try and forget smartphones for a moment. I apologize if I brought us to this unimportant tangent. I do use Strava but really never open up it on my phone.

As I mentioned, I don't even use...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,831
Posted By Sy Reene

FWIW, I wasn't talking about phones- that has...

FWIW, I wasn't talking about phones- that has nothing to do with Strava. Cell phones have been around since the mid 80's. Landline phones for obviously our whole lives. Texting since the mid 90s....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,068
Posted By Sy Reene

The Power Endurance is often referenced as a...

The Power Endurance is often referenced as a 'replacement' to the Pro4 Endurance, but from what I can tell, the Pro4E never left Michelin's lineup and is still marketed and sold today.. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,831
Posted By Sy Reene

I think you also asked something along the lines...

I think you also asked something along the lines of "who would pay for Facebook".. the funny thing is that maybe you're right and not enough people would. However, people pay a lot of money so their...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,831
Posted By Sy Reene

It's a good thing you weren't around 20 years ago...

It's a good thing you weren't around 20 years ago then.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,159
Posted By Sy Reene

I'd also like to know. I'd get it if he said...

I'd also like to know. I'd get it if he said 'commuters' instead of touring though.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,831
Posted By Sy Reene

It's a bit funny to think we wouldn't pay...

It's a bit funny to think we wouldn't pay $60/year, yet a cellphone data plan can cost close to that much per month... so that instead we can use a free app.
Maybe better to think of an subscription...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By Sy Reene

Good luck if you go this route. Post pics when...

Good luck if you go this route. Post pics when you get it. Also.. I'm guessing they probably know better, but you may want to ensure they put the front and rear shifters on the US (correct) side of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,831
Posted By Sy Reene

Only the top 10 care about the leaderboard,...

Only the top 10 care about the leaderboard, right? That leaves lots of users unaccounted for that still use Strava anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,831
Posted By Sy Reene

I pay for it; 'bout the same price annually as a...

I pay for it; 'bout the same price annually as a pair of tires. I like the reporting and presentation; like ability to compare myself to myself. I also use the gear/parts tracking of miles, though I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By Sy Reene

And they say that walking while chewing gum is...

And they say that walking while chewing gum is difficult! ;)
05-18-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,781
Posted By Sy Reene

I'd think it's a strong "depends".. If you take...

I'd think it's a strong "depends".. If you take 2 nearest neighbor bikes in a lineup (eg. Trek Checkpoint vs Domane?, Cervelo R3 vs Aspero?).. and use the same wheelset/tires on each, then I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,159
Posted By Sy Reene

Exactly.. some high quality movies have explored...

Exactly.. some high quality movies have explored this phenomenon of elitist *******s in sport.. "Caddyshack" (Golf), "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story", "The Karate Kid", "Point Break" (Surfing),...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By Sy Reene

Someone should write them and ask why they...

Someone should write them and ask why they slapped "Endurance" on the name of their entire new roadbike lineup. I have to imagine there have been more than a couple surprised buyers who didn't know...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,159
Posted By Sy Reene

Actually I grew up partly in MN, and most of my...

Actually I grew up partly in MN, and most of my family is still out there... I know what's what and meant it a bit tongue in cheek.
Never cycled much there though except as a teenager getting to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,159
Posted By Sy Reene

Not possible in the land of Minnesota Nice

Not possible in the land of Minnesota Nice
05-17-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By Sy Reene

Yeah.. a chat text evidently goes to everyone...

Yeah.. a chat text evidently goes to everyone within 500 meters of you? Seems pretty impersonal and usually folks just answering questions that the ride leader throws out. Personally, at least...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By Sy Reene

Ahh.. the sealed Fulcrum versions were (though I...

Ahh.. the sealed Fulcrum versions were (though I think also discontinued) the LG CX editions. I didn't realize that Campy's version hubs (eg Khamsin) came that way by default. Accidentally came...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,068
Posted By Sy Reene

Combo option.. tubeless sealing and protection,...

Combo option.. tubeless sealing and protection, the Pirelli Cinturatos are supposed to be good.. and probably a bit faster.
05-17-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Sy Reene

No worries.. Rapha has you covered :rolleyes: ...

No worries.. Rapha has you covered :rolleyes:
https://www.rapha.cc/gb/en/shop/indoor-training-t-shirt/product/IDT01XX
https://www.rapha.cc/us/en_US/shop/sweat-cap/product/IDC01XX

On a more...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 140,431
Posted By Sy Reene

Folks also swear by the Campy red pads for carbon...

Folks also swear by the Campy red pads for carbon fwiw.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By Sy Reene

In campy hub, CRC says there are 2 left in stock?...

In campy hub, CRC says there are 2 left in stock? However, at CRC's $238 for the Campy hub option, the Fulcrum R 5s I linked previously are a much better option IMO.
05-17-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By Sy Reene

I suppose, if there isn't a limit on how many...

I suppose, if there isn't a limit on how many events Zwift can host at a given time. I hunted around but was unsuccessful, trying to find out just how an organization or group gets an event put on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By Sy Reene

Yeah, or at Merlin: ...

Yeah, or at Merlin: https://www.merlincycles.com/campagnolo-khamsin-c17-clincher-road-wheelset-166350.html

For a bit more though, the Fulcrum Racing 5s seem worth it: ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By Sy Reene

The Ribbles are pretty good value bikes. ...

The Ribbles are pretty good value bikes. Curiously note though, their 'Endurance' lineup seems to have fairly low stack heights relative to the typical "Endurance" bikes. Their geometry is more...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Sy Reene

Marketing would say the Power Competition.....

Marketing would say the Power Competition.. faster but less robust (easier to flat). I'd choose the Power Endurance -- about the same speed and protection as the older Service Course.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 641
Posted By Sy Reene

I bicycle because I over suppinate, lunchinate,...

I bicycle because I over suppinate, lunchinate, brunchinate and breakfastate.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19,364
Views: 4,055,032
Posted By Sy Reene

Not sure about specialized, but rapha size chart...

Not sure about specialized, but rapha size chart has a M at 8-9 US, and Large for 10-12. I always go as large as possible on socks. In Rapha's case, to fit a 9.5 a Large would be correct anyway?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,078
Posted By Sy Reene

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/474x553/c067caf01b42acd67654550b8d08ee19_funny_cycling_jersey_bike_t_shirts_36a966c3f24667897d46fce0a01345aa4169f423.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 808
Posted By Sy Reene

A general couple rules of thumb to think about if...

A general couple rules of thumb to think about if you make the swap. Not exact but it'll give you an idea

For your likely typical given cadence:
The 52 will go about 1mph faster, whether you're...
05-15-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By Sy Reene

I guess.. but as soon as you take just one of the...

I guess.. but as soon as you take just one of the protected class categories, and make special events just for them, I presume then we'll expect to see Zwift add rides for any other group that wants...
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