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Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,225
Posted By noodle soup

They are called "skewers" for a reason.

They are called "skewers" for a reason.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,890
Posted By Steve B.

Letís think about that a bit. How exactly...

Letís think about that a bit.

How exactly does the LBS inspect a carbon frame ?.

Customer A comes in and says ďI had a small accident and want to know if the frame is OK to ride ?Ē. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,890
Posted By GlennR

Inspecting frames is a liability issue. So unless...

Inspecting frames is a liability issue. So unless you can do a "professional" examination, you're better off leaving it to others.

When I damaged my carbon frame I asked 3 different shops and all...
05-27-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,015
Posted By ethet

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05-26-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By wipekitty

+1 on tri shorts. IME, the longer inseams...

+1 on tri shorts.

IME, the longer inseams are more stable and comfortable on the bike. I own a couple pair of shorts with a shorter inseam, and they tend to rub or ride up on longer rides. I do...
05-18-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By fietsbob

Ever read 'the Princess and the Pea'? It's...

Ever read 'the Princess and the Pea'? It's 1.5mm thick and you are that sensitive ? :rolleyes:
05-17-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,009
Posted By livedarklions

Here's a totally wild guess--they offer a lot of...

Here's a totally wild guess--they offer a lot of triples because people buy a lot of triples.

Since we can't discuss the merits of triples, guess that about covers the entire topic, right?
05-07-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,883
Posted By Mikefule

The only reason not to have brakes, apart from on...

The only reason not to have brakes, apart from on the track, is style. I can understand the visual appeal of a minimalist stripped to the bone bike, but if I'm on the road, I want to be ready to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,238
Posted By woodcraft

After that embarrassing situation in the early...

After that embarrassing situation in the early TdF where the pros were being passed up the mountains by amateurs...on geared bikes.

Good rant, 'tho- maybe there's a 70t chainring in your future.
05-06-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,271
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

No, the commonly available "universal" cables...

No, the commonly available "universal" cables have a) two ends of which only one is the correct shape and b) the amount of inner cable VS casing isn't dimensioned for the OP's brake system. Not...
05-05-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,704
Posted By Ronsonic

With the arthritis in my thumbs there's no such...

With the arthritis in my thumbs there's no such thing.
05-02-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,883
Posted By TMonk

What if you manage to get in an accident with a...

What if you manage to get in an accident with a car and are deemed at fault b/c you didn't have a brake???? TimothyH's argument above is compelling IMO. **** happens and I've been re-compensated by...
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