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Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 746
Posted By seypat

You could be right. I've got wheelsets/bikes with...

You could be right. I've got wheelsets/bikes with some form of Conti GPs on them from 23s-32s. To be honest, there is a little bit of feel difference between the 23s and the 32s. But not much of a...
08-09-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 613
Posted By seypat

If the DT shifters are friction/sis, run them in...

If the DT shifters are friction/sis, run them in friction mode and see if that changes anything.
08-09-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 613
Posted By seypat

I would replace a component, test. Put old...

I would replace a component, test. Put old component back on and replace another. Test again. Repeat, repeat until you get some kind of change. Isolate the problem so you can find it.
As you are...
08-08-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 613
Posted By seypat

Have you checked to make sure the cranks arms are...

Have you checked to make sure the cranks arms are not loose?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By seypat

You might try exercises to get rid of the tennis...

You might try exercises to get rid of the tennis elbow. Some form of exercise is better than no exercise.
08-08-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 799
Posted By seypat

Bell helmets fit me better than the rest. Got a...

Bell helmets fit me better than the rest. Got a new Falcon this past week.
...
08-07-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9,042
Views: 865,689
Posted By seypat

I use heavy duty bearing grease from an auto...

I use heavy duty bearing grease from an auto parts store. Definitely stiff enough for holding during assembly.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,841
Posted By seypat

I thought bowling was a hipster thing. Flex those...

I thought bowling was a hipster thing. Flex those tats and have some PBRs. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,841
Posted By seypat

You could use it on bowling nights as well? Get...

You could use it on bowling nights as well? Get your name/nickname over the heart area and you'd be ready!
08-07-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9,042
Views: 865,689
Posted By seypat

I got a new lid! ...

I got a new lid!

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08-07-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9,042
Views: 865,689
Posted By seypat

That second pic looks really hot......physically...

That second pic looks really hot......physically anyway. Stepping in one of those this time of year is like a sauna. :D
08-07-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9,042
Views: 865,689
Posted By seypat

Super hot!

Super hot!
08-07-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9,042
Views: 865,689
Posted By seypat

Is the modern bike another ghost?

Is the modern bike another ghost?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,841
Posted By seypat

I think the video is entitled, "A friend of...

I think the video is entitled, "A friend of Isadore finds an adventure outside his front door on his retro looking steelie."

I doubt the rider strava-ed his ride. He was too busy looking at his...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,841
Posted By seypat

The nearest velodrome to Richmond, VA is 300...

The nearest velodrome to Richmond, VA is 300 miles to the north or south. Not gonna happen.
08-03-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 709
Posted By seypat

I used to think that the HF hubsets I had were...

I used to think that the HF hubsets I had were stiffer. Not so sure any more. I will say that I notice frame flex more on the 2 1972 bikes with 120 HF hubs. I feel more flex on those 2 than some of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,841
Posted By seypat

Since that "Africa" remake was all the rage a...

Since that "Africa" remake was all the rage a year or two ago, maybe someone should remake Toto's "Hold the Line." That would put it out in the mainstream.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By seypat

Giro Republic R Knit HV sizing

I ordered a pair of Giro R Knit HV in size 46 hoping the HV would be wide enough. I tried them on and they were not wide enough. For reference, I measured my feet according to the Lake shoes website....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By seypat

Take a picture of the crank with the model...

Take a picture of the crank with the model number/name and post it. We need that info to really solve the problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,182
Posted By seypat

The worst I've encountered was a lady in a...

The worst I've encountered was a lady in a running group blasting a metronome phone app to improve her cadence. That group stretched out quickly at the start to get away from her and her companion....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,182
Posted By seypat

I think it depends on which one of the sound...

I think it depends on which one of the sound cards you use. Probably good for at least 20 watts.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,182
Posted By seypat

That'll be smoking hot! As my wife would say,...

That'll be smoking hot! As my wife would say, "classy with a K."
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By seypat

This looks like an armless dude laying pipe to...

This looks like an armless dude laying pipe to the HT. Maybe he's using his 'bit" to drill holes for a badge to be screwed on. :roflmao2:If you look at the first pic, the DT shifters could be his...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,182
Posted By seypat

Get yourself one of these if you really need to...

Get yourself one of these if you really need to be heard. :roflmao2:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkor-DErceM
07-27-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 872
Posted By seypat

Have one of the mods move your thread to C&V....

Have one of the mods move your thread to C&V. You'll get more responses there.
07-27-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 898
Posted By seypat

I thought the same thing 3 weeks ago when...

I thought the same thing 3 weeks ago when marathon training started back up and I had to start running again. That first weekend run I couldn't go more than 100 yards trying to hold a pace before I...
07-26-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9,042
Views: 865,689
Posted By seypat

Awesome sauce!

Awesome sauce!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 319,294
Posted By seypat

https://wraithfabrication.com/ This builder...

https://wraithfabrication.com/

This builder gets a lot of good reviews from out in the field.
07-25-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9,042
Views: 865,689
Posted By seypat

Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,841
Posted By seypat

Well, they are attempting to be a lifestyle...

Well, they are attempting to be a lifestyle brand. I can't get past the armband myself. WTF? Is that like Michael Jackson's glove? On the other hand, the armband is a great way to establish a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,646
Posted By seypat

The only way to know is to give them a try. Maybe...

The only way to know is to give them a try. Maybe the OP has a friend of similar size he could borrow a pair from and take a ride. Myself, I am a shorts guy. Tried bibs and run into sizing issues....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,841
Posted By seypat

I passed a Cervelo/cyclist on the side of the...

I passed a Cervelo/cyclist on the side of the road with a mechanical a couple of years ago. I think his problem was he had a SRAM group on the bike. I was in my van so I gave him a lift back to his...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,841
Posted By seypat

I'm offended with their misleading advertising!...

I'm offended with their misleading advertising! According to that video, they have pockets on their clothing that can carry a full size road atlas and a stand up floor pump. I don't think that is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,841
Posted By seypat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-imJA2zdMI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-imJA2zdMI
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,841
Posted By seypat

I would guess it's some combination of marketing,...

I would guess it's some combination of marketing, image and price. It reminds me of the great MEILENSTEIN LIGHTWEIGHT WHEELS debate. If you have the coin, what's the problem? It's your money, do with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,141
Posted By seypat

I use saltstick caps or a cheaper, similar...

I use saltstick caps or a cheaper, similar product for electrolytes. Saltstick even makes a handy dandy dispenser for those athletes that are really serious about not losing any time.(I'm not one of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,841
Posted By seypat

This. It's up to you to decide if it's the gear...

This. It's up to you to decide if it's the gear for you.
07-22-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 57,496
Views: 8,351,890
Posted By seypat

There is something odd looking about this one. I...

There is something odd looking about this one. I think the frame/fork might be bent.
07-21-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9,042
Views: 865,689
Posted By seypat

I think that one has been posted here before...

I think that one has been posted here before sitting on the dock of E-bay watching the tide roll away. The price is slowly going down.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,022
Posted By seypat

I would agree. Maybe it's a big problem for...

I would agree. Maybe it's a big problem for Strava. Maybe they think they would lose a big portion of their members if they instituted some type of policy. That would be a good suggestion for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,022
Posted By seypat

The point is you can decide to do what you will...

The point is you can decide to do what you will on the bike. If something happens, you will be on the losing end of that, no matter who's fault it was. But in your motor vehicle, please stop at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,022
Posted By seypat

Doesn't make much sense? You're rolling through...

Doesn't make much sense? You're rolling through stop signs on your bike and in your motor vehicles. You're only stopping if there's a cop around that might give you a ticket. When I was in the 8-10...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,022
Posted By seypat

If a cyclist gets angry when he sees a motor...

If a cyclist gets angry when he sees a motor vehicle crawling through a stop sign or when turning on a red, he/she better be obeying the law themselves. Once you start ignoring the law on your bike,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By seypat

I would guess that it's not going to happen. They...

I would guess that it's not going to happen. They must have a capital problem if they can't even pay their electric bill.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,398
Posted By seypat

Creepers gotta creep, I guess. Ewwww! :twitchy:

Creepers gotta creep, I guess. Ewwww! :twitchy:
07-15-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 57,496
Views: 8,351,890
Posted By seypat

That's what I gathered, he/she has turned into a...

That's what I gathered, he/she has turned into a chicken!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,022
Posted By seypat

Speaking of the local area, my son graduated from...

Speaking of the local area, my son graduated from LC Bird this year. He rejected the schools in the western part of the state and decided to be a Ram. I thought it was the right decision. Unless...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,522
Posted By seypat

For me it is about contrast. I generally like...

For me it is about contrast. I generally like dark rims/tires on light colored frames and visa versa. A gummy also adds some class. The dark gummy Conti GP Classic is on a whole different level....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,022
Posted By seypat

That's true. I was amazed at how fast even the...

That's true. I was amazed at how fast even the juniors and ladies were rolling that week. They weren't slowing at all headed into the Bottom, either. TV doesn't do it justice. In person though, it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,022
Posted By seypat

I'm sure the KOMs on Monument Ave, particularly...

I'm sure the KOMs on Monument Ave, particularly the East end of it, are not going to be broken in the foreseeable future. People can't seem to keep their speed up through that area anymore.
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