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Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 686
Posted By noodle soup

They sound like d-bags in the process. I'm...

They sound like d-bags in the process.

I'm not losing sleep over it, but some people here seem a little bothered by being corrected..
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 530
Posted By noodle soup

At this time of year 3+ hour rides(without...

At this time of year 3+ hour rides(without stopping) are no big deal. In the warmer months I usually need to take on more water at about 3 hours.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 530
Posted By noodle soup

Exactly my point, The OP was a runner, but...

Exactly my point,

The OP was a runner, but now he's switched over to cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,917
Posted By noodle soup

I got touched by a mirror this afternoon. The...

I got touched by a mirror this afternoon. The ******g kids were laughing when I caught up to them(at the light a few miles down the street).

They are so lucky I don't carry my G20 (unless I'm in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 530
Posted By noodle soup

+1 I can ride 4-5 hours, kick back with a...

+1

I can ride 4-5 hours, kick back with a few beers, and go to work the next day(with no discomfort). It's no big deal.

The OP is new to the sport, the body isn't used to it yet.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

We are both high mileage cyclist, but I've never...

We are both high mileage cyclist, but I've never had an issue with Connex links

+1

The right tool for the job doesn't cost a fortune. Why worry about **** like this?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 686
Posted By noodle soup

Gentullio Campagnolo and I aren't close friends,...

Gentullio Campagnolo and I aren't close friends, so we don't use nicknames.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 686
Posted By noodle soup

So is it okay to say "I got a Canny(Cannondale)...

So is it okay to say "I got a Canny(Cannondale) with some Shamy(Shimano)"?

Some people say "ain't", but I don't care for that either.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

SRAM 10+11spd links “lock” on, 9spd and under are...

SRAM 10+11spd links “lock” on, 9spd and under are simple slip fit.

Powerlock vs Powerlink
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 671
Posted By noodle soup

A warped rotor is a common cause of disc rub, and...

A warped rotor is a common cause of disc rub, and an under-torqued thru axle will contribute to the issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By noodle soup

+1. 56mm LB wheelsets are a great...

+1.

56mm LB wheelsets are a great combination of width/weight/price. With DT350 hubs they weigh 1568g and cost $797 with shipping. 28mm tires will inflate to almost 30mm on these hoops, so make...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

I'm just explaining the difference between...

I'm just explaining the difference between Wippermann links, and the rest of them.

For 8 + 10 speed bikes I use Wippermann chains, but 11 speed bikes use Dura-Ace.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

those links all work fine, but are far more...

those links all work fine, but are far more difficult to remove without tools, than a Wippermann link.

https://youtu.be/7kWxnLBmNPs
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 859
Posted By noodle soup

I'll commute in the rain, but I might skip a...

I'll commute in the rain, but I might skip a rainy training ride. It's pretty rare that it actually rains all day, so it's not gonna hurt anything to take a rest day.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

https://www.ebay.com/i/202858913713?chn=ps&norover...

https://www.ebay.com/i/202858913713?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-117182-37290-0&mkcid=2&itemid=202858913713&targetid=859608634951&device=c&mktype=pla&googleloc=9030158&poi=&campaignid=6470661075...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

I haven't seen a traditional set of pliers that...

I haven't seen a traditional set of pliers that will do the job, but I haven't looked because I own a pair designed for the job.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

home use chain pliers aren't expensive ...

home use chain pliers aren't expensive

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Bike-Bicycle-Missing-Chain-Quick-Master-Link-Plier-Tool-Remover-Connector-Opener/402019110474?hash=item5d9a34ce4a:g:vWsAAOSw7J1eCwbI
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

$57CAD with a new chain.

$57CAD with a new chain.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

$100? ...

$100?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

Why bother? Wippermann, SRAM, KMC, and Shimano...

Why bother? Wippermann, SRAM, KMC, and Shimano chains all come with one.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 859
Posted By noodle soup

In Phoenix it almost never gets below freezing...

In Phoenix it almost never gets below freezing during daylight hours, so the temperature doesn't stop me from a training ride. Sometimes I might wait till 10am or so for it to warm up, but I never...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 686
Posted By noodle soup

Incorrect.

Incorrect.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,190
Posted By noodle soup

Photos of the wheelset he's using would be more...

Photos of the wheelset he's using would be more interesting.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,309
Posted By noodle soup

This works great ...

This works great

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Bike-Stem-Computer-Mount-Light-Holder-For-Garmin-Wahoo-Elemnt-Mini-Bolt-Gopro/401864872107?hash=item5d910350ab:g:szsAAOSwqEZdZ3fR
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 99,030
Posted By noodle soup

those bars look horrid, but the Dura-Ace discs...

those bars look horrid, but the Dura-Ace discs are a nice touch.

Hot.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,190
Posted By noodle soup

:roflmao2: I don’t even know where to start.

:roflmao2:

I don’t even know where to start.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

On a TT bike, I want 1 tooth spacing on the...

On a TT bike, I want 1 tooth spacing on the cassette(an 11-21t 10speed cassette), and 54/42 chainrings. I never use the small ring in an event, but it's there if needed.
Shimano front derailleurs...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 686
Posted By noodle soup

It’s Campagnolo, not Campy. You don’t call...

It’s Campagnolo, not Campy.

You don’t call you mother a moth, or your country a ****.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

Because SRAM.

Because SRAM.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

So why use 48-10?

So why use 48-10?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19,103
Views: 3,917,337
Posted By noodle soup

A 16oz. bottle lasts about 2 years for home use,...

A 16oz. bottle lasts about 2 years for home use, and is about $15. For dry weather, it's the best lube I've ever found.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

I really like Osymetric rings on a TT bike, but I...

I really like Osymetric rings on a TT bike, but I could never get the front shifting to work as well as standard Shimano rings. On a TT bike it's not an issue, but with a 50t ring on my road bike, it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

+1 I've never had an issue, or heard of...

+1

I've never had an issue, or heard of people having flex issues with 52-53t 110bcd chainrings.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19,103
Views: 3,917,337
Posted By noodle soup

2.5k is what I get out of G1S usually. The last...

2.5k is what I get out of G1S usually. The last one for about 20 miles, but I think that's an anomaly.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19,103
Views: 3,917,337
Posted By noodle soup

More 30mm tires from Merlincycles.com . They...

More 30mm tires from Merlincycles.com

. They are about $1 more than last time, but $45 is a fair price.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19,103
Views: 3,917,337
Posted By noodle soup

https://live.staticflickr.com/7924/47120923232_59b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7924/47120923232_59b6752dc8_o.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49400692933_6ff239bf03_o.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49400700583_bdab5f1efd_o.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 446
Posted By noodle soup

NSFW https://youtu.be/V7z6rV9jLuI

NSFW

https://youtu.be/V7z6rV9jLuI
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

I've used 53t Absolut Back 110bcd (Shimano...

I've used 53t Absolut Back 110bcd (Shimano compatible) and 54t Osymetric chainrings (110bcd Shimano compatible), and never experienced a flex issue. YMMV

FWIW, Bradley Wiggins used Osymetric...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 673
Posted By noodle soup

Are you saying all non-Shimano 4 bolt chainrings...

Are you saying all non-Shimano 4 bolt chainrings are very flexible, or just BBB brand chainrings?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,404
Posted By noodle soup

I was quite skeptical about 1x for mountain...

I was quite skeptical about 1x for mountain bikes, but for the terrain in the SW US, it works amazingly well. I wouldn’t want it on rolling terrain, but for areas with rapidly changing...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,404
Posted By noodle soup

+1 On mountain bikes those jumps are no big...

+1

On mountain bikes those jumps are no big deal, but they’re terrible on road/gravel.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 99,030
Posted By noodle soup

+1 It's a shame that more manufacturers...

+1

It's a shame that more manufacturers don't make tires with the darker reddish/brown sidewalls like old Continental GP skinwalls. Those look really nice on modern bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,917
Posted By noodle soup

+1 I've been road cycling for 40 years(with...

+1

I've been road cycling for 40 years(with 100k miles in the last 8 years alone). In 2014 I was struck by a truck(13 broken bones, punctured/collapsed lung, torn intestines) and spent nearly 6...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By noodle soup

I have 6800 and 9100 pedals. Other than a few...

I have 6800 and 9100 pedals. Other than a few grams, I can't tell any difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 897
Posted By noodle soup

16oz at a time?

16oz at a time?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 897
Posted By noodle soup

Eating does that for me.

Eating does that for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,449
Posted By noodle soup

2 pairs of these (one black, one white) Shimano...

2 pairs of these (one black, one white) Shimano cleats
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49384629203_29f8ec5c7a_o.jpg

2 pairs of these (1 new in the box) Shimano cleats...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By noodle soup

This works well if you pay attention to...

This works well if you pay attention to temperature and humidity.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0743FCN5L/ref=cm_cr_arp_mb_bdcrb_top?ie=UTF8
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,404
Posted By noodle soup

1991 8spd Campagnolo Record works better than...

1991 8spd Campagnolo Record works better than 10spd SRAM Red.

10spd SRAM Red blows.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,219
Posted By noodle soup

Hopefully RiceAWay will show me around.

Hopefully RiceAWay will show me around.
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