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Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 59,934
Posted By superdex

I was talking about the wall color :p :lol:

I was talking about the wall color :p :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 59,934
Posted By superdex

2 things: 1) it's a beautiful build. Nicely...

2 things:

1) it's a beautiful build. Nicely done

2) We had that paint color (Latte, I presume?). We just redid the whole house to Accessible Beige. Big difference (the house just felt closed in...
08-14-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,191
Posted By superdex

If it's an organized club ride, there is most...

If it's an organized club ride, there is most likely a waiver that each rider has signed prior to the ride (either as part of the membership, or ad-hoc at the ride start). Which makes it hard to join...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,814
Posted By superdex

a pic for reference (100mm stem) ...

a pic for reference (100mm stem)

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/309x393/sgd_goodship_9d01ebcc447269dbf915fad1b2cadf80770df620.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,814
Posted By superdex

a zombie lives! I'm between 6'2" and 6'3"...

a zombie lives!

I'm between 6'2" and 6'3" and bought a 58cm electric blue Goodship frameset over the winter, and built it up this spring. It's a great ride -- quick handling and comfortable all...
08-13-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By superdex

all in the heart of town -- you did a good job of...

all in the heart of town -- you did a good job of making it look inviting!
08-12-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By superdex

what roads are you on in the video? We're...

what roads are you on in the video? We're neighbors (in a relative sense) --
07-31-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,696
Posted By superdex

1) Price. WHAT ?! $300? 2) what's this all...

1) Price. WHAT ?! $300?
2) what's this all about, a checkbox on the shop page: Larger Rail for a Trek Bike --what does that have to do with anything?
07-27-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,696
Posted By superdex

what is the fore/aft angle of the saddle?

what is the fore/aft angle of the saddle?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,090
Posted By superdex

Cut them. especially since they can chafe or be...

Cut them. especially since they can chafe or be bothersome. If you notice, some of the tags are paper-ish in texture; they're meant to be removed.
07-24-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By superdex

I thought the Miche cassette was Shimano spacing...

I thought the Miche cassette was Shimano spacing on Campy splines (making it "compatible")? A few iterations ago I had a Miche cassette that was the other way around (Campy spacing on Shimano hub)....
07-22-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,696
Posted By superdex

What experimentation have you done around saddle...

What experimentation have you done around saddle tilt? Counter-intuitively, you may need to adjust the nose upward to put more weight on your sit bones. Start with the saddle level and adjust from...
07-22-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By superdex

might want to reference the ShiftMate tables as...

might want to reference the ShiftMate tables as well: Shiftmate Compatibility Charts and Choices - Jtek Engineering (http://www.jtekengineering.com/shiftmate/shiftmate-compatibility-charts-choices/)...
07-22-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,749
Posted By superdex

Looks like a Paddy Wagon but disc. That's a...

Looks like a Paddy Wagon but disc.

That's a good thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 59,934
Posted By superdex

I know you already peeled, but I'm playing catch...

I know you already peeled, but I'm playing catch up. Those look like crap. Like a new logo design --or an old one, and those are definitely stickers. Maybe the graphene-track rims don't get the same...
07-22-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,580
Posted By superdex

Ride it until it doesn't work anymore.

Ride it until it doesn't work anymore.
07-10-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,919
Posted By superdex

A good hubby will slow down, and as you get...

A good hubby will slow down, and as you get fitter, you will revel in climbing faster than him, you can rub it back in his face some :D

But honestly, riding more will be the biggest improvement...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 59,934
Posted By superdex

4-arm doesn't bother me too much, and the black...

4-arm doesn't bother me too much, and the black does balance the aesthetic better. I've had white tape, then I had yellow/dirty tape. Not worth the PITA like you said.

The way the Toupe is shaped,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 12:21 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 59,934
Posted By superdex

Here you go -- (Centaur Ultra-Torque, 52/36)...

Here you go --

(Centaur Ultra-Torque, 52/36)

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_7887_928f4a6773614c55d9da2bcf0512e2546fb426b3.jpg

(probably gonna tell me the...
07-06-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,750
Posted By superdex

how'd it go? I missed the post, sorry ...

how'd it go?

I missed the post, sorry ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 59,934
Posted By superdex

I have about 350mi on them, and yeah, they're...

I have about 350mi on them, and yeah, they're great. LB puts a 130kg (286 lbs) weight limit on the rim (for what it's worth). Personally, I've never had issue with low(er) spoke wheels. Either I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,919
Posted By superdex

How about more than one mistake with the same...

How about more than one mistake with the same thing?

Went mtn biking with a buddy, drove to the trailhead, and in pulling the bike off the fork-mount rack I twisted the handlebars, breaking a...
Forum: Foo
07-02-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,924
Posted By superdex

This is the reason why the internet is a bad...

This is the reason why the internet is a bad thing.
07-02-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,356
Posted By superdex

spend the money on burritos and strength training...

spend the money on burritos and strength training instead.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 59,934
Posted By superdex

I think what it comes down to is the status...

I think what it comes down to is the status updates are behind. Once the status said they were Stateside, I too got them the next day....
07-01-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,945
Posted By superdex

drink the amount that works for you. I used...

drink the amount that works for you.

I used to habitually bring (and drink) two 24oz bottles on every ride, regardless of length. I noticed as I lost weight (and got fitter) that I was less...
Forum: Southeast
06-30-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,331
Posted By superdex

444 miles of uninterrupted pavement: Natchez...

444 miles of uninterrupted pavement:
Natchez Trace Trail
https://www.nps.gov/natr/index.htm
06-29-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,052
Posted By superdex

Andy's right (it doesn't really matter), but for...

Andy's right (it doesn't really matter), but for posterity this is my order:

wheels/tires/cassette
fork/headset
bottom bracket
cranks
brakes
stem/handlebars
derailleurs
brifters
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 59,934
Posted By superdex

84kg. (185ish in old money)

84kg. (185ish in old money)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 59,934
Posted By superdex

I dare suggest that in practice, you won't be...

I dare suggest that in practice, you won't be able to tell the difference. Unless you buy both, suit them up identically with matching tires and tubes and ride them back to back for a week. Even...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,842
Posted By superdex

Sounds like Saturday Worlds (except for the...

Sounds like Saturday Worlds (except for the waiting if someone flats part) A time-honored tradition all over...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,842
Posted By superdex

Lezyne Road Drive....

Lezyne Road Drive. (https://ride.lezyne.com/products/1-mp-rddr-v2l04?variant=19837371187286) easily fits in jersey pocket. gets the job done.
06-24-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,148
Posted By superdex

tried a mix yesterday: 4 tbsp corn starch with...

tried a mix yesterday: 4 tbsp corn starch with ~1/8 tsp salt and one Emergen-C Energy+ packet (I had it laying around) with 20 oz water.

"chalky" doesn't start to describe it, though it did go...
06-24-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,153
Posted By superdex

Then let's get to it: Eddyline Crank yanker....

Then let's get to it:

Eddyline Crank yanker. Or Great Divide's Roadie Grapefruit Radler. Or Denver Beer Co. Incredible Pedal. Lots of options if you want to stay with 'cycling' ....

While...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 33,281
Posted By superdex

not anymore:...

not anymore: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-17/world-s-top-bicycle-maker-says-era-of-made-in-china-is-over

not that it matters to me...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 59,934
Posted By superdex

aero > comfort

aero > comfort
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 59,934
Posted By superdex

Do 45s. If you were debating between 35 and 60,...

Do 45s. If you were debating between 35 and 60, I'd say yeah, there's probably a difference. Between 35 and 45? Any appreciable difference will be because of tire choice.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 59,934
Posted By superdex

45 deep, 25 wide (these:...

45 deep, 25 wide (these: https://www.lightbicycle.com/U-shape-45mm-depth-Hand-built-700C-carbon-25mm-wide-clincher-road-bicycle-wheels-for-tubeless-compatible.html )

They feel a little firmer than...
06-21-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,148
Posted By superdex

Interesting, and the first thing I thought of was...

Interesting, and the first thing I thought of was there's protein missing in that recipe. Perhaps something like PB powder would help that. Worth experimenting with for sure...
Replies: 62
Views: 6,800
Posted By superdex

Don't blame an overseas company for issues with...

Don't blame an overseas company for issues with shipping there. It's not Wiggle's issue.

I sold a frame on ebay a few weeks ago. Shipped via USPS, I'm in Colorado and the destination was South...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 59,934
Posted By superdex

blue bike. I went with UD matte and stealth...

blue bike. I went with UD matte and stealth logos...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_7411_237ab55c4c1aed866c339f54de77cdf8afcc62bf.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,727
Posted By superdex

Very nice. This makes me want to sell the Crux...

Very nice. This makes me want to sell the Crux and build up a SS disc speed commuter. Hmm ....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,727
Posted By superdex

so it's a (potentially) net $200 upgrade? ...

so it's a (potentially) net $200 upgrade?


Why are you asking again? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,727
Posted By superdex

I wouldn't spend that much on a whole wheelset,...

I wouldn't spend that much on a whole wheelset, so I'm not an opinion to consider.

That being said,
Will you want to ride the bike more?
--Would you feel better when you do ride it?

Then...
06-19-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,771
Posted By superdex

you're building him a beach cruiser?

you're building him a beach cruiser?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 33,281
Posted By superdex

This. Hope she's recovering well, and...

This.

Hope she's recovering well, and willing to get back on a bike--
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 47,722
Posted By superdex

but but but but ... the aero bars?! look...

but but but but ... the aero bars?!

look nice, ride nice, welcome to the cccc!






Chinese Carbon Clincher Club. Something Foo should have come up with by now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,681
Posted By superdex

#1...

#1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) Aero improvement you can make? Helmet. #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) ? Wheels. The...
06-11-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,658
Posted By superdex

I have some CL-sourced Eggbeaters on the Crux,...

I have some CL-sourced Eggbeaters on the Crux, far easier to get in and out of then any SPD derivative I've had.

And because we need some single-sided love in this thread: Keo 2 Max on the...
06-10-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,658
Posted By superdex

While I admit I'm fond of my pedals, I'm not so...

While I admit I'm fond of my pedals, I'm not so sure they feel the same about me. I step on them a lot.
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