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08-10-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 460
Posted By mstateglfr

Frames- black mountain cycles, ritchey, soma, all...

Frames- black mountain cycles, ritchey, soma, all city, surly, and more. Often quality steel frames come from Taiwan.

Brands that are in Taiwan for at least some of the models and you need to...
08-10-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By mstateglfr

Ended up grabbing the rx8 and it should deliver...

Ended up grabbing the rx8 and it should deliver today.
Hopefully it fits, but at worst I'll return it and just grab another pair of the LG shoes I've used for the last 4ish years.

Thanks for the...
08-09-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By mstateglfr

wet blanket time. Neat story by the OP.

wet blanket time.



Neat story by the OP.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By mstateglfr

even though I shouldn't have to, I would pay...

even though I shouldn't have to, I would pay another $5 to be able to change rides/routes/worlds without exiting the game and to race against others actually in my power class.
these two things...
08-08-20, 08:43 PM
08-08-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By mstateglfr

Karakoram, eh? Perhaps send me a pic or two...

Karakoram, eh? Perhaps send me a pic or two along with the frame size.
thanks
08-08-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 523
Posted By mstateglfr

You have a bicycle? I am shocked!! Based on...

You have a bicycle? I am shocked!! Based on your posting, I would have never guessed.

My experiences are...
- single wall rim machine built wheels are trash. The ones I have come across...
08-08-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By mstateglfr

WTB late 80s or early 90s quality tube MTB frameset. About 15" size

14.5"-15.5" frameset from the late 80s and early 90s would be great.
something with quality tubing like- tange bouble butted, true temper ox, prestige, etc.

Could be the frameset, could be most...
08-08-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,417
Posted By mstateglfr

Any chance you remember the name of this...

Any chance you remember the name of this color?...i assume its powder coated.
08-08-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,068
Posted By mstateglfr

You change the height of contact points to take...

You change the height of contact points to take pics?
Is that common around here? I would gues not, given how many pics of technomic stems and tilted drop bars there are, but it now has me curious....
08-08-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By mstateglfr

There is a noticable difference between endurance...

There is a noticable difference between endurance and race geometries for some brands. There is less of a difference for other brands.

Figure out what geometry you like, then find bikes that fit...
08-08-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,277
Posted By mstateglfr

Except for all the other incredible builders who...

Except for all the other incredible builders who some like more.
All this is arbitrary as its preference and can't be measured.
08-08-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,798
Posted By mstateglfr

Ah, paid to have someone figure out all the...

Ah, paid to have someone figure out all the curves and creases. Good decision.

I know of the helicopter tape being applied in a few areas if someone is concerned a stone might hit their bike,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By mstateglfr

Looks like they are inclusive. Too inclusive. ...

Looks like they are inclusive. Too inclusive.
https://isadore.com/urban-technical-pant
Unisex pants that are advertised as tailored for the office? How the hell is that possible?
The venn...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By mstateglfr

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-07-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,798
Posted By mstateglfr

This is a thing? So like a screen protector...

This is a thing?
So like a screen protector for your entire bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By mstateglfr

Maybe. Who knows. The survey Zwift sent out was...

Maybe. Who knows. The survey Zwift sent out was intentionally random in its features and based on DC and posters on read-it, there werent many who selected they would choose any of the options....
08-06-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By mstateglfr

This is an interesting interpretation. I...

This is an interesting interpretation.
I viewed it differently. Your comment about it being almost negligent to not use sat tracking was over the top and you were called out for it. But to each...
08-06-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 835
Posted By mstateglfr

Oh my gosh, this is hilarious since I live in...

Oh my gosh, this is hilarious since I live in Iowa and ride RAGBRAI. I didnt realize the SPD sandal craze was something relatively unique to Iowa, I just assumed it was a relatively common footwear...
08-06-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By mstateglfr

- take pictures to remember sights. - take...

- take pictures to remember sights.
- take pictures to show others.
- receive phone calls for life outside of cycling. Calls for work or home life for example.
- update someone on location for...
08-06-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,277
Posted By mstateglfr

There is no 'best at this point, its simply what...

There is no 'best at this point, its simply what appeals most to the user. You are looking at great options overall.
Maybe one has a unique finishing touch you like, or one has tubing you want....
08-06-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,948
Posted By mstateglfr

Oh great, Gambler found another thread where he...

Oh great, Gambler found another thread where he can laugh at the equipment of all other users in the thread.
delightful.***
08-06-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,977
Posted By mstateglfr

If 1000 random Americans east of SLC were polled,...

If 1000 random Americans east of SLC were polled, I doubt 50 would honestly answer that they knew stealing property is not illegal(which is the first thing claimed, and incorrect). If asked that they...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By mstateglfr

I dont manufacture forks, but those marks go...

I dont manufacture forks, but those marks go against grain and i don't understand how they are made, based on what i understand from carbon frame building.

Odd.
08-05-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,977
Posted By mstateglfr

wait wait wait. Are you saying it is not...

wait wait wait.
Are you saying it is not illegal in the syatenof California to steal a bicycle? Like I could drive out there and take people's bikes without any repercussion?
Also, do insurance...
08-05-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By mstateglfr

Well you certainly put in the thought and sweat...

Well you certainly put in the thought and sweat equity to make it your own! That's fantastic- strong work.

What I love about this subforum is the variety and creativity its posters bring.
In the...
08-04-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 2,275,455
Posted By mstateglfr

cowbell bars are closer to traditional road. ...

cowbell bars are closer to traditional road. there is still some flare, but its much less pronounced.
08-04-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 835
Posted By mstateglfr

Ugh, snide comments about elevation are the...

Ugh, snide comments about elevation are the worst. Over 50' of climb per mile is not insignificant, even if it is a laughably easy recovery ride for Trail McThunderquads. ...
08-04-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 835
Posted By mstateglfr

I use resolute tires that measure out to 43mm on...

I use resolute tires that measure out to 43mm on my bike. Wider would be great for washboard sections, but besides that I would rsther have the lighter weight and lower rolling resistance when...
08-04-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 835
Posted By mstateglfr

It took me some time to figure out why I dislike...

It took me some time to figure out why I dislike that bike so much, and to be clear here- it isnt that I even dislike the bike. I dislike the size bike they chose to use. Its on the small side of...
08-03-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By mstateglfr

Both the grevil and grevil+ show as 1x or 2x...

Both the grevil and grevil+ show as 1x or 2x capable on the site.
No build options are listed for either and useful info is lacking, but Pinarello did make sure to include obligatory action pics...
08-03-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By mstateglfr

RWGPS is great for building routes, but some of...

RWGPS is great for building routes, but some of what it claims are roads is just terrible. Google satellite shows no bridge over a creek and the road ending on either side a good 100 yards before...
08-03-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 231,084
Posted By mstateglfr

I did a gravel century ride yesterday. Well 86mi...

I did a gravel century ride yesterday. Well 86mi gravel and 15mi of total connecting pavement.
Ridewithgps claimed it would be 2300' of climb. I knew that was conservative, but didn't plan on the...
08-03-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 231,084
Posted By mstateglfr

ooh, splatter paint goodness! Love it.

ooh, splatter paint goodness! Love it.
08-03-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By mstateglfr

Oh, well if the shifters and rd are already 11sp,...

Oh, well if the shifters and rd are already 11sp, then for sure just grab an r7000 fd and call it a day.

Also, I have a couple r7000 and an r8000 fd on my bikes and I cant tell the difference. ...
08-03-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By mstateglfr

Bryan C already said what needs to be done, but...

Bryan C already said what needs to be done, but ill jump on and confirm it, for what thats worth.

The 4700 Tiagra group may work fine, but its terrible from a compatibility perspective. Its alone...
08-03-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 231,084
Posted By mstateglfr

Wow, you packed light!

Wow, you packed light!
08-02-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By mstateglfr

Yes you can get hudraulic brakes for the brake...

Yes you can get hudraulic brakes for the brake setup on that bike.
08-02-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By mstateglfr

Why a 74deg HTA? That's only half the equation...

Why a 74deg HTA? That's only half the equation when it comes to front end steering feel.
Whats your fork rake?

A 73 or 72.5deg HTA with a different fork rake than what you have can make for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By mstateglfr

Oh Canada changes things for sure since shipping...

Oh Canada changes things for sure since shipping and extras is nuts.
The discount is a % based on cost. Its listed in a link at the top of the main page in a changing banner.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By mstateglfr

It took some looking, but I found(I assume) the...

It took some looking, but I found(I assume) the wheelset you refer to.
I admittedly don't know much at all about the brand or its products. $630 just seems like a lot for an aluminum rim that has...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By mstateglfr

Googling that spanks hub, its a boost 148mm hub...

Googling that spanks hub, its a boost 148mm hub and the adapter is to make it a QR 12x141.
The boost doesn't fit your bike and I dont even know what 12x141 QR is as thats different from the common...
07-31-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By mstateglfr

Do you mean flat as in no arch support or do you...

Do you mean flat as in no arch support or do you mean flat as in the top of the shoe doesn't rise up much so the overall shape is flat?
I have a large foot, but they are otherwise pretty standard. ...
07-31-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By mstateglfr

Aaargh! well I just finished a night gravel...

Aaargh!
well I just finished a night gravel ride and this happened as I loosened my left shoe. ...
07-31-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By mstateglfr

Anyone use size 14/size 50 shoes? Shimano rx8 experience?

I've put off new shoes so far this year and its past time to get new ones. Like most clothing purchases, itll be online as no local store carries size 14/50 shoes.

Anyone have same size shoes and...
07-31-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 792
Posted By mstateglfr

Salsa cowchipper. Its the middle of their 3...

Salsa cowchipper. Its the middle of their 3 flared bars
07-31-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 602
Posted By mstateglfr

Those look cool. If I had multiple shoes thst I...

Those look cool. If I had multiple shoes thst I would swap out based on what I was wearing each day, I would for sure consider these.
07-31-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By mstateglfr

There is no 'Italian geometry'. It varied from...

There is no 'Italian geometry'. It varied from brand to brand and model to.model. Even within a.model, it varied by size.
Look at the link earlier in the thread that.compares some Italian and...
07-30-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 655,520
Posted By mstateglfr

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-30-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By mstateglfr

Pfft, ugly cuz the tube valves are angled. You...

Pfft, ugly cuz the tube valves are angled. You may as well toss the bike in the garbage can.

...joking...about tossing it, not about the valves.
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