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Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 348
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Many good points! And now I'm wondering......

Many good points!

And now I'm wondering... Who says the bottle one sticks in one's jersey pocket has to actually be an uncomfortable bottle? Perhaps a different shaped container or even a bag...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 348
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Sounds like you're looking for the same thing I...

Sounds like you're looking for the same thing I am. As you mention, COVID makes things even more weird in that if I simply want to get water somewhere (even if I find a store or gas station), I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 348
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Yeah, that seems to be the most minimalist...

Yeah, that seems to be the most minimalist Camelbak offered right now that would do the job w/o a bunch of pockets and zippers I don't need.

I kinda like it! Is that a commercially available...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 348
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Great idea! I also use Zwift nearly half the...

Great idea! I also use Zwift nearly half the year... although that's the winter half of the year where my basement is often only 60 degrees so I don't really need anything to make me colder :eek: ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 348
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I'm planning a 75 mile ride that is on a...

I'm planning a 75 mile ride that is on a rails-to-trails packed gravel trail. I've found that many of the rails-to-trails trails in my state offer beautiful scenery but the towns on those trails are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 348
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Yeah, I'm considering the Tacx Cage Mount which...

Yeah, I'm considering the Tacx Cage Mount which is only $20 (Plus the cost of two more bottles and cages).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 348
Posted By PoorInRichfield

That's closer to what I was looking for. Looks...

That's closer to what I was looking for. Looks like CamelBak no longer makes this item, though :(
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 348
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Hydration Backpacks for Roadies?

I've been thinking about ways I can increase my water-carrying capabilities so I can ride solo beyond ~50 miles w/o needing to find a place to get water. The areas I like riding in most, typically...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 165,958
Posted By PoorInRichfield

On their web site, the map for the North American...

On their web site, the map for the North American distributor is A.bbotsford, Canada, Canada, so I stand corrected... no USA distributor that I'm aware of.
08-06-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,958
Posted By PoorInRichfield

This review of the Specialized Pathfinder Pro's...

This review of the Specialized Pathfinder Pro's suggest these tires would address the one concern I have about riding in gravel (i.e., tire sliding-out from underneath me unexpected)...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 165,958
Posted By PoorInRichfield

:eek: I paid $177.50 to Wisconsin for FedEx......

:eek: I paid $177.50 to Wisconsin for FedEx... which is still insane, but then again, the wheels did have to literally be flown half-way around the world to get to my house. With that in mind, $200...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 165,958
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I opted for the uber-expensive FedEx 4 day...

I opted for the uber-expensive FedEx 4 day shipping over the "slow boat from China" shipping :( Once I got the tracking number from LB, they did indeed arrive in 4 days. I'm in the USA (WI) and we...
08-05-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Have you ever ridden a bike with wide rims? I...

Have you ever ridden a bike with wide rims? I highly recommend going with as wide of a rim as possible, which in your case would be the WR38 series...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 165,958
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Arrived this week.. Light Bicycle WR50...

Arrived this week.. Light Bicycle WR50 (https://www.lightbicycle.com/700C-tubeless-bike-wheels-32mm-wide-50mm-deep-clincher-for-cyclocross-road-and-gravel-bike.html) wheels at 1,354g for the pair as...
08-05-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I don't have an accurate tool for measuring the...

I don't have an accurate tool for measuring the tire width. With a plain old ruler, they look pretty close to 32mm to me (as they are 700x32c tires).

I made a decision on this topic a while back...
08-04-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,958
Posted By PoorInRichfield

My second set of wheels arrived while I was on...

My second set of wheels arrived while I was on vacation so now it's time to purchase gravel tires. At the moment, the recommended Specialized Pathfinder Pro or the Panaracer GravelKing SS are on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 849
Posted By PoorInRichfield

If Strava did work towards making their mobile...

If Strava did work towards making their mobile app a cycle computer replacement, that would probably be the only way I'd pay for a subscription. If they did that, one wouldn't need to spend several...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 849
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Interesting, but sad. I'm pretty convinced that...

Interesting, but sad. I'm pretty convinced that one could easily use just one's mobile phone as a cycle computer these days if there was a decent app to that supported devices. That is assuming...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By PoorInRichfield

My opinion is that you'd get the most...

My opinion is that you'd get the most bang-for-your-buck looking for a gravel bike or endurance bike. I.e., look for a road bike that has reasonable tire clearance, which usually means a bike with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 849
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Interesting that the Strava app won't read power...

Interesting that the Strava app won't read power meter data unless it comes through a cycle computer. Is there a link somewhere that verifies this?

I've been considering with riding w/o my...
07-17-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 841
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I also have a big, "long oval" shaped head and...

I also have a big, "long oval" shaped head and have not found the perfect helmet yet. I currently have the Giro Synthe and it is working well-enough for me even though my noggin' is at the very...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By PoorInRichfield

https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2020...

https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2020/07/15/lemond-bicycles-raises-2-million-moves-facility-launch-imminent
...
07-10-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Ah, I think I understand now. You're saying that...

Ah, I think I understand now. You're saying that you decided to break the unwritten rule of cycling that says that every ride needs to be as fast as possible or else you failed? ;) I think that's...
07-10-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,168
Posted By PoorInRichfield

:foo: Hard to interpret this as not being racist.

:foo: Hard to interpret this as not being racist.
07-10-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By PoorInRichfield

While a single speed "rigid" frame won't quite...

While a single speed "rigid" frame won't quite work for me, at the age of 46 I decided to trim my heard of bicycles down from 7 to 2. I now have 1 endurance bike (2020 Trek Domane SL7 Disc) and 1...
07-10-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,168
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Think about it... cycling is about 99.9999999%...

Think about it... cycling is about 99.9999999% pasty white guys and 0.0000000001% everyone else. (Yes, I'm a pasty white guy ;) ) Heck, I don't even know if there are any women on this forum or any...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Look no further, Continental provides a...

Look no further, Continental provides a completely meaningless and useless guide to tire pressure on their web site

Continental Tires: What is the right air pressure? ...
07-09-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Yeah, I suppose that for the price of all these...

Yeah, I suppose that for the price of all these flat-preventing gimmicks, one might as well just buy a tougher tire.

So then is the new question, "What are some tough 26" mountain bike tires that...
07-09-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Did you get what you were asking for? I'm still...

Did you get what you were asking for? I'm still dreaming about this bike :D Now that the Tour de France is "virtual" on Zwift, one could ride this bike on a trainer and pretend to be Greg LeMond! :p
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,526
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I'm in the same boat... I now have a 2020 Domane...

I'm in the same boat... I now have a 2020 Domane and while my brain has issues with the weight, my cycle computer is telling me that the weight apparently doesn't matter much... at least in terms of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,032
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Being somewhat of a Trek fanboy and having owned...

Being somewhat of a Trek fanboy and having owned a 1999 Trek 5200 that served me well for over a decade, I'm drooling a little over your bike, supernova87a!

If I were you, I'd clean-up that bike,...
07-09-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I was doing that on my CX bike. I have since...

I was doing that on my CX bike. I have since become a lot more comfortable with tubeless setups and have dropped the tube. However, my relative just wouldn't want to deal with a tubeless setup......
07-08-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,767
Posted By PoorInRichfield

https://www.komoot.com/ Requires 1 time...

https://www.komoot.com/
Requires 1 time purchase, but is one of the more popular cycling apps with voice-enabled turn-by-turn navigation.
07-07-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Have you ridden a solid tire bike? I have not. ...

Have you ridden a solid tire bike? I have not. I'm inclined to think that would be the best solution for my relative if it works "good enough".
07-07-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By PoorInRichfield

That's probably true. Since my relative has very...

That's probably true. Since my relative has very little money, just about everything on his bike was obtained as cheaply as possible, which means cheap tires. I suspect he probably doesn't keep-up...
07-06-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Simple Tire Flat Prevention Suggestions (Not Tubeless)

I have a relative that is a very big guy, about 6'7" tall (literally) and I'm guessing is well north of 250 lbs. He's what I'll call a "simple guy" in that he's an adult that still lives at home...
07-03-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,589
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Seems to me like you've inadvertently discovered...

Seems to me like you've inadvertently discovered what the intermittent fasting crowd has been trying to tell people for a while. I.e., you might actually feel better if you eat less. I speak from...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I don't think you can guesstimate the life of a...

I don't think you can guesstimate the life of a brake rotor based on mileage. If you're not applying your brakes and the pads are properly adjusted so as to not be touching the rotors when the...
07-01-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,834
Posted By PoorInRichfield

FYI... The Torch 2.0 comes in "wide" but the...

FYI... The Torch 2.0 comes in "wide" but the Torch 3.0 does not. I think the Torch 2.0 is a really good value shoe... if a $150 shoe is a "value".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I love my endurance bike. At 46 years of age,...

I love my endurance bike. At 46 years of age, I'm just not willing to take the beating of a harsh race bike like I was able to when I was 20.

When you say, "significant grades", are you talking...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By PoorInRichfield

The size of the cassette and/or chain rings isn't...

The size of the cassette and/or chain rings isn't really a Di2 issue. Di2 however can be programmed to "know" what gears you have on your bike which will allow it to set the shift points for what is...
06-30-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,834
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Interesting... I thought only Bont was doing the...

Interesting... I thought only Bont was doing the "bake your shoes" thing. This must be a feature of only some models, but nice to know for sure as often times shoes made for big feet often have...
06-30-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,299
Posted By PoorInRichfield

As Amazon is often times just a store front to an...

As Amazon is often times just a store front to an unknown seller, you are right in that it can be risky to buy just about anything on Amazon. Pay attention to the "Ships from and sold by" reference...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,162
Posted By PoorInRichfield

How long do think it's going to take to determine...

How long do think it's going to take to determine if a printed saddle is a good idea? :foo: I'm not talking about decades... I'm talking about months. After-all, this is a printed saddle. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,162
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Maybe TMI (too much information), but if you're...

Maybe TMI (too much information), but if you're experiencing prostate irritation in life in general (not just on the bike), might I suggest taking either saw palmetto (https://amzn.to/2VyrIHF) or...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,162
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I'm absolutely not buying another new saddle...

I'm absolutely not buying another new saddle until the whole "printed saddle thing" either proves to be the next miracle drug or flops and goes away. If this new technology proves to be a good...
06-30-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,773
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I have some of this from WalMart and it seems to...

I have some of this from WalMart and it seems to work. It smells kind of funky and is much greasier than the bike-specific creams, but washes out of my shorts just fine and is certainly cheaper than...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,088
Posted By PoorInRichfield

^^^ This. If you care about the aesthetics of...

^^^ This. If you care about the aesthetics of your bike (like I do), perhaps look for a chain stay protector decal or cover that is black (not clear) so it'll cover-up all the existing damage and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Hmmm... Perhaps it should be the start of a new...

Hmmm... Perhaps it should be the start of a new thread, but you've got me wondering the same... Other than needing a new 12 speed cassette, new freehub (likely Micro-spline), new chain, maybe new...
06-29-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,834
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Now I'm wondering if Lake has an affiliate...

Now I'm wondering if Lake has an affiliate program since I've been advocating for their shoes like a crazy man for quite a while :twitchy:

... and I love these...
...
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