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Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By noodle soup

After researching a bit, I see that the OP is...

After researching a bit, I see that the OP is re-learning how to ride a bike at 69 years of age.

https://www.bikeforums.net/fifty-plus-50/1216482-new-want-cyclist-69-a.html
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,037
Posted By GlennR

In what way? It's not like you're gonna...

In what way?

It's not like you're gonna crash due to warn parts.

There are tools to measure chain wear. And cassettes don't need to be replaced until the teeth show wear. Maybe bring the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,928
Posted By MidTNBrad

:popcorn

:popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By noodle soup

I think there's a $300 minimum for free shipping....

I think there's a $300 minimum for free shipping.

BTW, they no longer ship Sidi to the US.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By noodle soup

shipping would still be free on an Ultegra...

shipping would still be free on an Ultegra groupset.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By Chi_Z

Merlin no longer have free shipping to US, the...

Merlin no longer have free shipping to US, the golden age was 2014-2016 when the exchange rate was so good, you could gotten a full R8000 groupset for less than $600
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By WorldIRC

It's too bad the UK/EU companies can no longer...

It's too bad the UK/EU companies can no longer ship Shimano products to Canada. We're getting hosed!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By popeye

The smaller tube is much less likely to get...

The smaller tube is much less likely to get trapped under the bead.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,310
Posted By datlas

It's going to be a long winter. #2020...

It's going to be a long winter.

#2020 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2020)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,310
Posted By WhyFi

Under, unless your sock game is off the charts...

Under, unless your sock game is off the charts and you're aiming for that 80's leg warmer look.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,310
Posted By 10 Wheels

Do a Test Ride. One leg Over One leg Under.

Do a Test Ride. One leg Over One leg Under.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 01:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 905
Posted By Toespeas

more responsive , lighter , with a solid quality ...

more responsive , lighter , with a solid quality BB just feels snappy-er !
my commute bike runs the FSA goss and the sram alloy and gthere is no question , i also swapped my cross bike crank from...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 14,150
Posted By Koyote

I've got Di2 on a bike, and it's fine. Doesn't...

I've got Di2 on a bike, and it's fine. Doesn't really shift any faster or more precisely than a well-maintained mechanical groupset, but it does stay in adjustment more reliably. And with the dongle...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 14,150
Posted By Sy Reene

I'm waiting for bikes that have embedded solar...

I'm waiting for bikes that have embedded solar panels in the top tube to power/charge the shifting.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 14,150
Posted By colnago62

Fabian Cancellara didnít like electronic...

Fabian Cancellara didnít like electronic shifting, either. I like Di2 because once setup, it shifts the same way without the need of adjustment. I also like that the front derailleur trims itself. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,574
Posted By vespasianus

What a loser. You should immediately spend $4000...

What a loser. You should immediately spend $4000 to get that bike down to 17 lbs. And make sure you tell the wife. She will fully understand and see the logic.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,266
Posted By rubiksoval

I don't walk in my cleats, ever, so I only change...

I don't walk in my cleats, ever, so I only change them out when I start getting movement in my pedal. Every 2-3 years, I reckon.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,266
Posted By ryan_rides

Okay, so Iím not the only one waiting a bit too...

Okay, so Iím not the only one waiting a bit too long. My bike is also my transportation anywhere so my cleats get worn down a bit faster than most as I do more walking.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,444
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Thanks for the response! I ordered 2 pair of 3mm...

Thanks for the response! I ordered 2 pair of 3mm NeopSkin gloves from (shudder) Amazon, one me for and one for my wife for tandem rain rides. They also have 5mm, but I think that'd be too warm. We'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,444
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

The gloves sound promising. Wetsuit gloves?...

The gloves sound promising. Wetsuit gloves? 1.5mm, 3mm, 5mm? Can they be easy to get on and off, the usual problem with wet gloves?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,444
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Like these:...

Like these: https://www.amazon.com/Bare-Replacement-Latex-Drysuit-Ankle/dp/B00BPEL0CW

One cuts the top of the seal down until it is still tight but doesn't cut off circulation.

Water still runs...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,013
Posted By Eljot

New bike vs use bike

Hi,


I'm about to buy a new road bike but can't decide if I should get the brand new one or the used one which is a better model. The new one is a Stevens Izoard Pro Disc for 2500 Euro: Carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,574
Posted By genejockey

I've seen that numerous places, but whenever my...

I've seen that numerous places, but whenever my saddle is even a hair off of level with the nose down, I feel like I'm sliding toward the bars and spend the whole ride pushing back on the seat. Is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,957
Posted By SurferCyclist

Wind sucks but where I live you either put up...

Wind sucks but where I live you either put up with it or don't ride outside a lot of the time. The absolute key thing is ensure you go out into headwind so get tailwind home (if at all possible)....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,957
Posted By popeye

The problem with wind from my point of view is at...

The problem with wind from my point of view is at some point there are too many small particles in the air and you are working hard and drawing them deep into the lungs.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,957
Posted By GlennR

Come on the only places above sea level in...

Come on the only places above sea level in Florida are the highway overpasses ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,957
Posted By rubiksoval

The only thing that pops into my mind at the...

The only thing that pops into my mind at the mention of wind.

Figure out which direction it's blowing and snipe accordingly.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,957
Posted By Dean V

It helps if you ride shallow aluminium rims. ...

It helps if you ride shallow aluminium rims.
High winds are good for Strava KOM's:)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,957
Posted By GlennR

How much wind is too much?

It's been rather windy here for the past week or two. Wind speeds in the 8-15mph with gusts up to 20mph. So today the wind was 21mph with gusts to 31mph and I decided to go out anyway. Heading into...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,444
Posted By Steve B.

As I commented, keeping the ankles warm is key as...

As I commented, keeping the ankles warm is key as the blood vessels are right at the surface where they are exposed to the cold. If your toes are cold, itís because the rest of the foot and ankle...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 01:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By canklecat

That looks like a repurposed bearing puller....

That looks like a repurposed bearing puller. It'll work. The Park Tools CRP-2 (https://www.parktool.com/product/adjustable-crown-race-puller-crp-2) is basically a fancypants version of the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,400
Posted By datlas

I am afraid it's a roadie dark age because of...

I am afraid it's a roadie dark age because of angry drivers on the road. I hope not.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By abshipp

Lucky you. I took an (albeit inexpensive) fork to...

Lucky you. I took an (albeit inexpensive) fork to my local Trek store to have a crown race removed since I didn't want to do it the "wrong way" with a mallet and flat blade screwdriver.

Imagine my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By canklecat

Depends on the design. When I swapped from a...

Depends on the design. When I swapped from a Chris King to inexpensive Origin8 headset temporarily while the King headset is being overhauled (30 years, lots of neglect), I planned to reuse the King...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,670
Posted By rubiksoval

Well, this guy wears gloves and a $168,000 +...

Well, this guy wears gloves and a $168,000 + watch, so, that's what's actually cool.

https://timeandtidewatches.com/richard-mille-julian-alaphilippe-cycling/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,670
Posted By rubiksoval

In the winter it's too cold to ride without...

In the winter it's too cold to ride without gloves. In the summer it's too hot and sweaty to ride without gloves. Fall and spring seem to only last about 3 hours each.

So, I always wear gloves.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,670
Posted By genejockey

I tried going without gloves but my hands slide...

I tried going without gloves but my hands slide around on the tape when they get sweaty, so that experiment ended right quick.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,670
Posted By kimconyc

I've ridden more miles than you have been alive.

I've ridden more miles than you have been alive.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By topflightpro

The theory is that for your helmet to work...

The theory is that for your helmet to work properly, it must first fit properly, and if there is something between your helmet straps and your head, then it is not fit properly.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By topflightpro

Try to find the exact model numbers for the...

Try to find the exact model numbers for the DeRosa headset bearings, then google them to buy them directly. That's what I did when I needed to replace the lower HS bearing in my Argon.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,986
Posted By cheesesandwich

Question about pro sprinters

Why do they have problem on climbs? They put out alot of power during the sprints but struggles in the mountains. Someone like Caleb Ewans weight no heavier than other climbers, Others I would have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,959
Posted By rubiksoval

Never buy an ugly bike.

Never buy an ugly bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,097
Posted By noodle soup

If you are in the US, Merlin Cycles has...

If you are in the US, Merlin Cycles has everything you need, and they'll have it at your door Saturday

https://www.merlincycles.com/shimano-ultegra-r8050-di2-11-speed-gear-kit-112246.html
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,054
Posted By rower2cyclist

Amazing, I had no idea such a tool exists. Just...

Amazing, I had no idea such a tool exists. Just ordered it on Amazon. Thank you!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 757
Posted By genejockey

Less shock going over cracks and such. If it...

Less shock going over cracks and such. If it seems smoother than you expect, look down.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,077
Posted By Sy Reene

The answer is maybe. My purist cap does fit...

The answer is maybe.

My purist cap does fit one generic water bottle I have, but not another one I have. OTOH it does NOT fit a Camelback podium, and likewise a Camelback podium cap doesn't fit...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 879
Posted By sfrider

Some new things since I last updated my bikes in...

Some new things since I last updated my bikes in 2013:

Endurance geometries
Disc brakes
Thru axle wheels
Electronic shifting and computer linking
Bluetooth sensors
Integrated cockpits...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,077
Posted By colnago62

What I do with my Camelbak bottles is I take caps...

What I do with my Camelbak bottles is I take caps and soak them in a solution of bleach and water. It gets into all the crack and crannies and does a good job of killing and cleaning.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,599
Posted By DrIsotope

Looks like a perfect excuse to go custom paint,...

Looks like a perfect excuse to go custom paint, IMO. Something sparkly.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,557
Posted By vane171

Your brake cables I take it exit through a hole...

Your brake cables I take it exit through a hole in handlebars. so that is fine, but those who have them running under the tape along the bars probably need to fix the end of the wrap more firmly,...
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