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11-12-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By bruce19

The best thing we could do for vets (I am one) is...

The best thing we could do for vets (I am one) is to stop sending us to war. Also, start supporting us when we come home.
11-12-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,581
Posted By bruce19

It's all Luxottica: ...

It's all Luxottica:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luxottica
11-10-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By bruce19

I have no experience with them and probably won't...

I have no experience with them and probably won't thanks to my Mavic USTs. Having said that, I have a friend who had an LBS and then was a rep in the industry working for companies like Bianchi,...
11-07-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,589
Posted By bruce19

Did nothing for me.

Did nothing for me.
11-04-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,073
Posted By bruce19

Exactly

Exactly
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By bruce19

I pronounce it with a Spanish accent so it's...

I pronounce it with a Spanish accent so it's Jksion.
11-04-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,893
Posted By bruce19

I tend to avoid Amazon for anything unless there...

I tend to avoid Amazon for anything unless there are no other options. Waiting for them to pay their taxes and employees.
11-03-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,073
Posted By bruce19

Anytime I see a child's life being put in danger,...

Anytime I see a child's life being put in danger, I will act and let others (PD?) sort it out. That's just me. You may not care. That's your choice.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By bruce19

I'm happy with the Yksions but always interested...

I'm happy with the Yksions but always interested in what else out there works well.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,444
Posted By bruce19

My Masi AL with CF stays and fork rides...

My Masi AL with CF stays and fork rides differently than my CAAD 12 as well. The CF is at all the "shock" points....
11-03-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,484
Posted By bruce19

This is an interesting take on coconut water....

This is an interesting take on coconut water. (https://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/truth-about-coconut-water#2) I've taken to 3 hr. or less rides so I just drink water. Before a ride I drink...
11-03-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,073
Posted By bruce19

I also miss the good old days when people could...

I also miss the good old days when people could have a discussion without labeling and name calling.
11-02-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,073
Posted By bruce19

As I recall, someone asked if there was a law....

As I recall, someone asked if there was a law. Thus my response. If I saw a very young child on someone's bike (assuming a parent) riding without a helmet, I would.
11-02-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,073
Posted By bruce19

Which is exactly why I said "Maybe.' That was in...

Which is exactly why I said "Maybe.' That was in my mind. I should have elaborated. The OP should tell us.
11-02-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,257
Posted By bruce19

There's a saying....Your life rides on your tires.

There's a saying....Your life rides on your tires.
11-02-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,073
Posted By bruce19

Maybe this...."Massachusetts law requires any...

Maybe this...."Massachusetts law requires any person 16 years old or younger riding a bicycle to wear a helmet. "
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,497
Posted By bruce19

I've been riding Mavic Aksium, Ksyrium Elites and...

I've been riding Mavic Aksium, Ksyrium Elites and Ksyrium Elite USTs for about 5 yrs. I have not found that to be true. Especially not for a $300 wheelset. Just my experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,497
Posted By bruce19

Mavic Aksiums are pretty bullet-proof and...

Mavic Aksiums are pretty bullet-proof and inexpensive.
11-01-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,778
Posted By bruce19

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11-01-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,778
Posted By bruce19

Ford Focus? I had an ST. Now have a Fiesta ST....

Ford Focus? I had an ST. Now have a Fiesta ST. Love them. Actually that is a Fiesta isn't it?
11-01-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,778
Posted By bruce19

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About 3 yrs ago. A new Guru Sidero (steel) with all SRAM Rival and Mavic...
10-29-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,746
Posted By bruce19

I think anyone who is drunk and operating a...

I think anyone who is drunk and operating a vehicle capable of injuring or killing someone is a serious problem.
10-29-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,746
Posted By bruce19

True. The motorcycle lobby is much bigger than...

True. The motorcycle lobby is much bigger than the e-bike lobby.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 23,332
Posted By bruce19

You too?

You too?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By bruce19

FWIW this year I went to Mavic USTs on both my...

FWIW this year I went to Mavic USTs on both my road bikes. I am not going back. Lighter, faster, and more comfortable. Oh, and no flats. I was a total skeptic until I tried one rear. Each wheel set...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,687
Posted By bruce19

I have a car which I have compared my speedo to...

I have a car which I have compared my speedo to those roadside radar readouts. It's dead on. So, I think 40 mph is actually 40 mph. The other day I went out in the car and took my Garmin Edge 200...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,067
Posted By bruce19

It depends. Do you prefer sushi or pizza?

It depends. Do you prefer sushi or pizza?
10-28-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By bruce19

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I had a Raleigh cross bike that was painted in that kind of Army green (Olive...
10-28-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By bruce19

If there's snow or it's cold enough to create icy...

If there's snow or it's cold enough to create icy roads, I don't ride. For Fall riding I'm riding Panracer gravel tires. This is mostly on rail /trails. Seems to be working well.
10-28-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,833
Posted By bruce19

I also don't need a Fitbit to tell me how many...

I also don't need a Fitbit to tell me how many steps I took in a day. WTF.
10-28-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,073
Posted By bruce19

Of course I would have called the police. In many...

Of course I would have called the police. In many places police are over-burdened but I don't think that's a reason not to report a crime.
10-28-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,746
Posted By bruce19

Helmet RequirementsThe thirteen states with a...

Helmet RequirementsThe thirteen states with a three-tiered classification system do differ in terms of helmet requirements. Connecticut has the strictest requirement, requiring operators and...
10-28-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,746
Posted By bruce19

I believe in CT if you hit 50cc you have to...

I believe in CT if you hit 50cc you have to license it. In the nearest (small) city near me, the very young kids on 49cc scooters are a menace. They are in traffic and totally out of control. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,361
Posted By bruce19

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I should have added that disc brakes will solve tire width issues. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,361
Posted By bruce19

Totally my perspective but.....I'd go newer. I'd...

Totally my perspective but.....I'd go newer. I'd go Aluminum w/CF fork. And, I go with Speedplay Frogs. Just my preferences based on cycling since the mid-80's. I'd also probably go with 105 and 11...
10-25-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,850
Posted By bruce19

No.

No.
10-19-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,594
Posted By bruce19

I love it when I hear the typical Harley guy...

I love it when I hear the typical Harley guy describe his accident with "I had to lay it down." Total Bull.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,161
Posted By bruce19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NGnKMvZ5Ig

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NGnKMvZ5Ig
10-19-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,594
Posted By bruce19

My experience with bicycle and motorcycle crashes...

My experience with bicycle and motorcycle crashes is that a lot of people have a plan but, unless they see it coming, they are on the ground before they know what happened.
10-19-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By bruce19

I went Mavic USTs.

I went Mavic USTs.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,295
Posted By bruce19

I wear Assos. After almost 40 yrs of riding and...

I wear Assos. After almost 40 yrs of riding and using all manner of gear, I broke down and bought a pair of Assos bib shorts on sale. They are perfect for me.
10-18-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,298
Posted By bruce19

Two years ago a woman, and former college road...

Two years ago a woman, and former college road racer, was moving to England. She wanted to get rid of a set of Kreitler small diameter rollers. They were perfect. I asked her how much she wanted. She...
10-17-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,594
Posted By bruce19

On July 24, 2013 I crashed while in a line. We...

On July 24, 2013 I crashed while in a line. We were just cruising at about 17 mph on a state road. As best as I can figure out, my front wheel hit a small pot hole and my front brake hand jammed the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 569
Posted By bruce19

My GF loves her Assos. I love mine too. ...

My GF loves her Assos. I love mine too.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,312
Posted By bruce19

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,312
Posted By bruce19

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I bought a CAAD 12 w/105 11 sp from my LBS. I also bought a Colnago World...
10-15-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,425
Posted By bruce19

Are any of them made of CF?

Are any of them made of CF?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,395
Posted By bruce19

I'll have what you're smoking. Please send to...

I'll have what you're smoking. Please send to Lewis Carroll...1 Toadstool Rd.....Wonderland.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,401
Posted By bruce19

I have 3 road bikes with rim brakes and a cross...

I have 3 road bikes with rim brakes and a cross bike with mechanical discs. Rim brakes are fine. Disc brakes are better. Braking with discs is more progressive and modulation is easier. Just my...
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