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Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,458
Posted By u235

Switch your computer to metric. You'll get an...

Switch your computer to metric. You'll get an instant 30% speed increase but you may have put on more clothing because it will indicate a lot colder too..
07-18-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,709
Posted By u235

You can be 100% fully hydrated and topped off...

You can be 100% fully hydrated and topped off food wise and still get overheated. You can sweat at max ability and have the hydration to support that. That sweat can evaporate at max rate possible...
07-03-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By u235

Is it a pulley at the bottom to convert a top...

Is it a pulley at the bottom to convert a top routed cable to a bottom pull der? I have one on my gravel bike down by the BB and have more days in mud, grit, dirt than I don't. I have never had an...
Forum: Touring
07-02-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,168
Posted By u235

Fitting bike colors for a July 4th trip in the US...

Fitting bike colors for a July 4th trip in the US :)
06-26-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,179
Posted By u235

I do consecutive day 75 mile gravel rides with...

I do consecutive day 75 mile gravel rides with the right athletic shorts and athletic underwear in the heat [1]. Not bike specific. It depends on what works for you. For me... padded bike specific...
06-20-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,923
Posted By u235

Do you know how many people have tried to "help...

Do you know how many people have tried to "help me" by telling me I should be riding on the sidewalk instead of the road. They have the best intentions and probably truely feel they are trying to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,747
Posted By u235

Most accidents are within 5 miles of your home. I...

Most accidents are within 5 miles of your home. I go 5 miles away then start to avoid that additional risk.
06-15-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,077
Posted By u235

Rice Krispy treats. Depends on the ride, I do my...

Rice Krispy treats. Depends on the ride, I do my normal 40-45 mile rides with no thought or plan at random and only grab water on my way out the door. Longer rides I eat something in a wrapper at...
06-10-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,666
Posted By u235

Totally confused on what you did there..

Totally confused on what you did there..
05-31-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,671
Posted By u235

Just as much info out there says that if a...

Just as much info out there says that if a shielded or sealed bearing is suspect or needs grease you can and others say no way. I've cleaned and regreased shielded bearings. I've deduced that it...
05-31-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By u235

1) Make sure the wheel is centered and tight in...

1) Make sure the wheel is centered and tight in the fork/dropouts. Make sure the pads are not completely worn out.
2) Recenter/reset the brake calipers as mentioned above by loosening the two...
05-31-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,438
Posted By u235

Wear whatever you want to wear based on your...

Wear whatever you want to wear based on your experience. Clothes while biking is part of the equipment and setup. Some people need or desire X while others Y. I used to wear bike shorts with a...
05-20-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 22,013
Posted By u235

I prefer a very rigid frame as the foundation and...

I prefer a very rigid frame as the foundation and get my compliance and comfort for the long haul from other things like tire choice and pressure. No real preference on the frame material as long as...
05-15-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,806
Posted By u235

This winter I painted my MTB and my gravel bike...

This winter I painted my MTB and my gravel bike with rattle cans.. 98% prep and 2% actual painting. Color changing paint in the front, and change to gloss black in the back, flat black fork. It has...
05-03-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,609
Posted By u235

It was bad enough when people felt the need to...

It was bad enough when people felt the need to take a shortcut and use a washboard and a large bucket but some machines are even motorized now. Eventually all these people using them will figure out...
04-21-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,830
Posted By u235

Brake rotors, really a difference?

I have a few different rotors across my bikes and extra wheel sets. I don't really notice a difference in any of them. Some wear a little faster, some make a little more noise when wet, other than...
04-14-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 22,348
Posted By u235

A chain lube thread. Can't wait to hear all of...

A chain lube thread. Can't wait to hear all of the new developments and advancements since the last one a few days ago. There should be new sub forum dedicated to chain lube.
04-13-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,987
Posted By u235

The difference between 12 and 15 is a HUGE over...

The difference between 12 and 15 is a HUGE over 30 miles. Set goal for 13 first and push harder on your rides. If you hit a plateau, you'll need to provide someone far more info and stats for the...
04-05-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,663
Posted By u235

It depends on you. When I returned to biking I...

It depends on you. When I returned to biking I did about 2K miles in a year on a hybrid but my max was roughly 30 miles and over time was not getting much better. I've done longer a few times but it...
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