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04-19-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 777
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

There are lots of resources online on how to get...

There are lots of resources online on how to get tubeless to work on legacy equipment, good luck. It’s going to be tough to wait the couple of months it will take to find out how this story ends.
04-16-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,462
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Brought back a wonderful memory. Probably my...

Brought back a wonderful memory. Probably my most memorable moment on a bicycle was riding up Mont Ventoux from Malaucene at night and waiting at the summit for sunrise then descending into Bedoin...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 928
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Aliexpress has them super cheap and works great.

Aliexpress has them super cheap and works great.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,091
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

They also work as a handy sign on your bike,...

They also work as a handy sign on your bike, blaring "I am a complete poseur".

If you feel the above comment is not judgemental in nature then my opinion of the usual level of discourse on this...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,284
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

https://tse2.mm.bing.net/th?id=OIP.P_LjSL-THoXyJfb...

https://tse2.mm.bing.net/th?id=OIP.P_LjSL-THoXyJfbpCmHkoQAAAA
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,634
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I am waiting till they have a titanium option in...

I am waiting till they have a titanium option in Zwift to give one a try. At present all the fastest bikes are Carbon.
03-24-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,011
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

They are called Buffalo Bikes and they have...

They are called Buffalo Bikes and they have distributed over 500,000 mostly in Africa. Would be great if they were distributed in the Western World with every bike purchased a donation is made...
03-23-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,568
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

For casual rides, I switched to a handlebar bag....

For casual rides, I switched to a handlebar bag. No shirt pockets needed.
03-21-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,313
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

From general experience I disagree. Usually...

From general experience I disagree. Usually people with higher incomes and purchasing power are more successful through intellect and work ethic, they set goals and accomplish them. But successful...
03-17-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 900
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Over 3,500 posts and this is the best you can do?

Over 3,500 posts and this is the best you can do?
03-16-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 706
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

itís not the rotational mass that makes a tube...

itís not the rotational mass that makes a tube faster it is the suppleness of the tube.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,012
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Of course! We donít know the condition, size...

Of course! We donít know the condition, size suitability or the components so all that leaves as a determining factor is color. I would go with whatever has some neon.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,171
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Specialized Diverge. Plenty of attachment points...

Specialized Diverge. Plenty of attachment points for racks and bags. Future Shock gives excellent comfort for longer days on rough roads. Have taken mine all through South East Asia as well as long...
03-10-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Specialized makes a Diverge Flat bar version.

Specialized makes a Diverge Flat bar version.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,164
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

There is a few other reasons to follow a route on...

There is a few other reasons to follow a route on a ride you already know. One is climbpro feature which assists with pacing on a climb as well you and run your eta for completion as well. I rarely...
03-07-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I have 10ís of thousands of km on my Future Shock...

I have 10ís of thousands of km on my Future Shock bike with no issues or abnormal maintenance issues. The adjustment is different than a traditional headset but no more difficult. Old school...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,709
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Have done multiple centuries on my Diverge with...

Have done multiple centuries on my Diverge with no issues and marginally slower only due to my more upright position. Don't get seduced by the narrower tires are faster narrative as its suppleness...
02-23-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,160
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Hopefully you are just being hyperbolic with your...

Hopefully you are just being hyperbolic with your comments and concerns because there is a saying ďYou are the company you keepĒ.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,159
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Clearly, the bike industry is an integral part of...

Clearly, the bike industry is an integral part of The New World Order economic reset. Reducing mobility is a key element of any authoritarian model.
02-16-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,565
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Yes that evolved from running into the tree to...

Yes that evolved from running into the tree to sticking a branch into the spokes. Both had excellent stopping distances however modulation was a issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,931
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

It was just a idea if you were interested. FYI,...

It was just a idea if you were interested. FYI, I replaced my 1.0 Future Shock in my S-Works Roubaix without issues even though officially Specialized said it was a no go.
02-15-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,565
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

None.

None.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,802
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I am a pro carbon guy and don't buy into this...

I am a pro carbon guy and don't buy into this whole carbon is fragile and the bike will collapse under you with the slightest scratch! I should have been more specific, my personal concern would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,802
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

There are too many dead ends with this bike to...

There are too many dead ends with this bike to consider it for long term ownership.
10 speed parts especially high end are getting difficult to source
Gearing is from an era gone by 53-39 with...
02-07-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,841
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

You don’t post a lot but when you do! I...

You don’t post a lot but when you do! I appreciate it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,931
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Not sure why you are commenting when you have no...

Not sure why you are commenting when you have no experience with the product or have the need or desire for an endurance or comfort configuration. I am in the clydesdale category and own own two...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,567
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

More like a Camry vs Chevrolet Malibu.

More like a Camry vs Chevrolet Malibu.
01-17-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 765
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Tubus Racks

Tubus Racks
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,747
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

If you can swing it why not? I am sure while you...

If you can swing it why not? I am sure while you are on your death bed you wont be thinking “Damm I shouldn’t have bought that bike”. You are talking a generational change in bikes and the...
01-16-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,525
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

It’s a bicycle chain not the inner workings of a...

It’s a bicycle chain not the inner workings of a Rolex. I live in a very rainy place and for 40 years post ride as I roll into the garage I blast with a healthy spray of WD-40 and call it a day. It...
01-03-21, 12:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,663
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Yes of course. The only issue is peeing over the...

Yes of course. The only issue is peeing over the side gets messy.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,602
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Perhaps you could look at it another way. Very...

Perhaps you could look at it another way. Very few industries have had the interchangeability that cycling has. Cars and motorcycles for example are a vast majority of propriety parts.
12-29-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Sometimes the myth of titanium gets a bit much....

Sometimes the myth of titanium gets a bit much. People have been welding and manufacturing with titanium since the early '50s and bicycles were produced by companies such as Teledyne since the early...
12-21-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,581
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I am always surprised by the attempt to...

I am always surprised by the attempt to romanticize the supposed art of frame building. As far as metalworking skills required it's really not that complex and tooling needs are minimal. Tig...
12-18-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,581
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Like any other skill, the Titanium welding...

Like any other skill, the Titanium welding learning curve can be steep for someone without welding experience. However, if someone has TIG welding experience it's just about following appropriate...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,000
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

First of all amazing job cleaning your...

First of all amazing job cleaning your drivetrain. I would pay someone to get mine that clean!

Removing your wheel is not a destructive act and you could do it daily for a lifetime and not...
Replies: 92
Views: 8,867
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I am the last one to judge someone anyone 20...

I am the last one to judge someone anyone 20 hours into a ride and agree a tight fitting tubeless tire would be a nightmare on a cold rainy night if it needs to be replaced.
12-03-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,751
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Considering this is his 5th or 6th business...

Considering this is his 5th or 6th business venture most of which have ended in litigation it's understandable.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,426
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I recall we had a guy who would scream "CAR BACK"...

I recall we had a guy who would scream "CAR BACK" whenever a vehicle approached from the rear. Startled you every time and when out on a quiet road in the zone would scare the crap out you. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,426
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Paceline Riding: "Those who have crashed because...

Paceline Riding: "Those who have crashed because of it and those who will eventually crash." When riding with my friends and others we ride pretty spaced out and there is minimal if any drafting...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,426
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

There is no way I would participate in any group...

There is no way I would participate in any group ride where some of the riders are using aerobars.
Replies: 92
Views: 8,867
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Comparing legacy tubeless systems and current...

Comparing legacy tubeless systems and current tire/rims is night and day. My tubeless wheels mount and dismount as quickly as regular clinchers, I have no idea what someone would be doing on the side...
11-24-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,909
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Reclaimed storage room in the basement. Google...

Reclaimed storage room in the basement. Google home voice controls music, fans and lighting. TV connected to Apple TV or laptop. Got a bit carried away with the motivation posters but I blame it on a...
11-22-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Perhaps a trip to the garage is in order. Your...

Perhaps a trip to the garage is in order. Your asking for some advice and help yet unwilling to do the minimum on your end.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,305
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

12 of the stages in the 2020TdF were won on discs...

12 of the stages in the 2020TdF were won on discs and 9 on rim brakes. A majority of the Pro Tour teams are running discs so the transition is underway.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,861
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Since we are getting all fetish about this, go...

Since we are getting all fetish about this, go with the XTR Rotors. Lighter and in my opinion better looking with enough black accents to work with your setup. Could also paint you Ultegra rotors...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 17,240
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Posting videos of you racing on public streets. ...

Posting videos of you racing on public streets. Class Act.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Light, Strong, Cheap Pick two!

Light, Strong, Cheap

Pick two!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,867
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

After following this thread for a while makes me...

After following this thread for a while makes me glad I am not in retail. You seem like the perfect customer for on line, send Canyon a email offering 20% off the published price and let us know how...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,474
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I think you may be projecting! Enjoy.

I think you may be projecting! Enjoy.
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