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Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,698
Posted By jdsyachts

If you get 7k miles from a tire that is really...

If you get 7k miles from a tire that is really good.
07-08-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,928
Posted By jdsyachts

You'll be a bit slow to accelerate, but be able...

You'll be a bit slow to accelerate, but be able to maintain speed better, and take longer to decelerate.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,698
Posted By jdsyachts

I don't patch tubes. I buy mine for under $2 in...

I don't patch tubes. I buy mine for under $2 in lots of 10 and keep two with me when I ride. When I have a flat I throw the old tube out and if I get 2 flats per tire it goes in the trash as well....
06-30-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,339
Posted By jdsyachts

And so will I, but it will be my money not yours,...

And so will I, but it will be my money not yours, unless of course you want to send me some.
06-17-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,339
Posted By jdsyachts

If you can afford it and the only ones it may...

If you can afford it and the only ones it may impact are your beneficiaries go for it. Price is immaterial. Everyone has different priorities. You have the money, spend it as you want not how others...
05-13-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,699
Posted By jdsyachts

Youngster! I'm closing in on 70. I still ride...

Youngster!
I'm closing in on 70. I still ride quite a bit since it is the only exercise I am able to do - can't walk very well or run at all. Not nearly as strong as I once was so 3 months ago I...
05-13-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,925
Posted By jdsyachts

Some time ago I saw a test of carbon vs aluminum...

Some time ago I saw a test of carbon vs aluminum handlebars. Carbon came out well ahead in cycles before failure. Load carrying capabilities were about the same. You can get all carbon forks or...
04-22-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 23,001
Posted By jdsyachts

I prefer dry lube. Squirt works well for me.

I prefer dry lube. Squirt works well for me.
04-15-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,493
Posted By jdsyachts

I generally agree but prefer to not use WD40. It...

I generally agree but prefer to not use WD40. It contains waxes that may gum up later. I use PB Blaster or similar and follow up with tri flow.
04-15-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,381
Posted By jdsyachts

Test ride it first and if you like it more than...

Test ride it first and if you like it more than the Domane go for it.
I'm a few years ahead of you and the only one who may feel some pain is my son who will not get the money spent on my latest...
Replies: 0
Views: 2,983
Posted By jdsyachts

Ribble Cycles in financial difficulty?

Does anyone know if Ribble Cycles UK is in financial difficulty? The reason I ask is that about 2 months ago I ordered and paid for a bike from them. The frame wasn't in stock but they told me it...
12-17-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,199
Posted By jdsyachts

A propane torch is not too much but may discolor...

A propane torch is not too much but may discolor the arm. If you use an oxy acetylene torch first use the acetylene only to blacken the arms then start heating. When the black soot starts to clear...
12-03-18, 12:20 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,766
Posted By jdsyachts

Squirt. My lbs has it

Squirt. My lbs has it
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