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Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19,167
Views: 3,946,660
Posted By mstateglfr

Killer cromovelato- the color choice and chrome...

Killer cromovelato- the color choice and chrome combo is perfect. Beautiful bike overall.
...that crank has seen better days.
02-16-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 362
Posted By mstateglfr

Sarcasterisks are needed in a bad way on this...

Sarcasterisks are needed in a bad way on this site.
Put *** at the end of a joke/sarcasm so it can read that way.
...or emojis work, I guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By mstateglfr

Modern gear ratio, yes. It's a compact crank...

Modern gear ratio, yes. It's a compact crank with an 11-34 cassette. That is modern.
It is completely different from what was offered 20 years ago, which is why it's worth mentioning as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By mstateglfr

Carbon fork, modern 11speed Ultegra r8000...

Carbon fork, modern 11speed Ultegra r8000 drivetrain and brakes, modern carbon compact crank, road geometry angles and CS length, modern gear ratios, and quality wheels.

I'm genuinely not sure...
02-16-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 362
Posted By mstateglfr

Strong work insulting the current gen. ...

Strong work insulting the current gen.

Technology advances products and opens up opportunities. Wider tires arent necessarily slower, tubeless has shed weight and rolling resistance, and formed...
02-16-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 362
Posted By mstateglfr

Nobody here will know what width tire makes you...

Nobody here will know what width tire makes you comfortable on gravel and nobody here will know what gearing range you need for road or gravel.


in general i would say that a gravel bike is a...
02-16-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 524
Posted By mstateglfr

if you buy a wallpaper tray, it's a perfect size...

if you buy a wallpaper tray, it's a perfect size to hold the frame by the chainstays. You just stick the frame in, fill up the tray, and add a few weights(bottles of water or whatever) to bring the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 111,624
Posted By mstateglfr

Dropped seatstays are supposed to give more...

Dropped seatstays are supposed to give more compliance so it's a relatively common design on gravel frames for rough road.
Internal cabling looks cleaner and is popular on higher spec road bikes. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By mstateglfr

time capsule? How so?

time capsule? How so?
02-15-20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By mstateglfr

The mason resolution 2 is a cool modern steel...

The mason resolution 2 is a cool modern steel road bike. Columbus Spirit and Life tubing with shaped down tube and well thought out design.

since you are looking at frames...

All city zigzag...
02-15-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By mstateglfr

That is...an interesting spec'd bike. clutch...

That is...an interesting spec'd bike.
clutch RD, but then a freewheel. Disc brakes, but then bolt on rear wheel. 1x drivetrain, but 7 speed. Wide modern bars, but steel.
And a fork that wasnt...
02-15-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 531
Posted By mstateglfr

To add in some counter, the garneau boa shoes I...

To add in some counter, the garneau boa shoes I have are 3 seasons old and have probably a few hundred rides on them, plus countless spin and zwift sessions as they are now used indoor due to age....
02-15-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By mstateglfr

Exactly. It wasnt designed as a touring frame,...

Exactly. It wasnt designed as a touring frame, so it's in his best interest to hedge on the conservative side and specify that it isnt a touring frame.

...but that doesnt mean it cant competently...
02-15-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By mstateglfr

Boost on gravel road bike? Seems like a change...

Boost on gravel road bike? Seems like a change to change.
Are gravel road wheels not already stiff enough?
02-15-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 616
Posted By mstateglfr

nobody in this thread has said or even suggested...

nobody in this thread has said or even suggested that 'we' are the only ones affected.
and if you asked, I bet everyone would agree with your statement that the disease needs to end.
Your posts...
02-14-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 29,558
Posted By mstateglfr

what front bag and rack are these?

what front bag and rack are these?
02-14-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 616
Posted By mstateglfr

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Forum: Touring
02-14-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By mstateglfr

Its listed for about $1K on many websites. if...

Its listed for about $1K on many websites.
if the drivetrain and wheels are going to be swapped out, then you are basically paying $1000 for a basic cromor frame, a brooks saddle, and some low end...
02-14-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By mstateglfr

So this, like most bike questions, is an 'it...

So this, like most bike questions, is an 'it depends'.
a 210# cyclist with 30# of gear is a 240# cyclist(not exactly, but basically).
I have a 65cm rim brake version that I now use for...
02-13-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,093
Posted By mstateglfr

1- you know what doesnt have high traffic or high...

1- you know what doesnt have high traffic or high speeds? gravel roads. blissful riding right there. All the hulls and wind you can stand, with little to no traffic.
2- with the team of youth i...
02-13-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By mstateglfr

Wow, i didnt even think to look at the # of cogs....

Wow, i didnt even think to look at the # of cogs. If its a freewheel, ive had some that would wiggle and wobble with loose play inside. Even then, I figured that it was due to poor tolerances and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By mstateglfr

The width and length are usually different from a...

The width and length are usually different from a men's saddle.
If it fits you- who the 17 cares what gender it was designed for?

I have a Brooks C17 women's saddle on one of my road bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 111,624
Posted By mstateglfr

The levers arent a good look, but oh well to...

The levers arent a good look, but oh well to those. Shimano designed some fugly hydraulic STIs that someone should be fired for.
I like the paint combo- fades are always awesome! And its really...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,489
Posted By mstateglfr

Sun sleeves. Buy the cycling brand names if you...

Sun sleeves. Buy the cycling brand names if you want for $20-40 or the amazon brand names for $5-10. Ive found they are all equally effective. Like any clothing, there are differences in fit for...
02-12-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By mstateglfr

It isnt normal. something is loose. Maybe a...

It isnt normal.
something is loose. Maybe a spacer is missing, maybe the lock ring isnt tight enough, not sure what. But no the cassette shouldn't wobble.
02-12-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,521
Posted By mstateglfr

aw, bless your heart for not being able to see...

aw, bless your heart for not being able to see how both can exist.
02-12-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,954
Posted By mstateglfr

If its already been mentioned, I missed it and...

If its already been mentioned, I missed it and apologize. I dont think its been mentioned- the highest bid is $4,567.89 US dollars. That will make you exactly 40 minutes faster over 180K of riding....
02-12-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,521
Posted By mstateglfr

Did I though? I said that my life doesnt...

Did I though?

I said that my life doesnt exist to serve my kids or wife. And I also said that I limit my riding because of family responsibilities. That isnt contradictory.

I can be an...
02-11-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By mstateglfr

Most goods cost more if pieced together. My...

Most goods cost more if pieced together. My vehicles would cost probably 6x more if each component were purchased individually. Same with dishwashers, HVAC, etc etc.
Forum: Touring
02-11-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,004
Posted By mstateglfr

I cant hear much when riding because wind creates...

I cant hear much when riding because wind creates a steady white noise. All those who already posted that they listen to birds chirping while riding clearly have better hearing. I dont hear the...
02-10-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By mstateglfr

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1193478-suntour-bar-cons.html
These just sold for $35.
Over the last few years, I've sold 3 sets of barcons for $35-50.

On ebay, there are a half...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 805
Posted By mstateglfr

Will these multiday rides be self supported where...

Will these multiday rides be self supported where you carry everything or rdes where a van carries your gear/you stay at a hotel as base and do day rides?

That will matter a lot for what bike...
02-10-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By mstateglfr

Interesting article about ultracyclist Alexandera Houchin.

https://www.bicycling.com/culture/a30689528/alexandera-houchin-endurance-cycling/?fbclid=IwAR0y5W5vHme_8_uRJSrTalFgK1UYe-IPUxdVqYFd90Ofd1vSH3uKURm7sk8

She has lived a helluva life so far and the...
02-10-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By mstateglfr

dude.

dude.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 19,167
Views: 3,946,660
Posted By mstateglfr

32 inch tires are gonna feel PLUSH! for what...

32 inch tires are gonna feel PLUSH!

for what it's worth, they are $34 on planet cutlery and free to ship with 3 bought. ...
02-09-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By mstateglfr

Topeak morph g line. They have flexible hoses...

Topeak morph g line. They have flexible hoses for easier inflation, the T handle is nice for higher pressure, and there is a gauge.
the only significant difference between the two is how much air...
02-09-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By mstateglfr

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,958
Posted By mstateglfr

All seriousness, I would have never guessed that...

All seriousness, I would have never guessed that multiple people view road cyclists as being so incapable of riding on a surface that is looser than pavement yet predictable in use.
It's a surprise...
02-09-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By mstateglfr

lucky for you, i just listed 4 more 170mm 110/74...

lucky for you, i just listed 4 more 170mm 110/74 bcd cranks!
02-09-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By mstateglfr

4 assorted Sakae and Shimano cranksets. All 170mm and can be 2x or 3x. 110/74 bcd

Crank arms and chainring options are listed below. You can name the rings you want with the arms you select(almost all combos will only be 2x. A Sugino 74bcd ring is less than $15 on ebay). I will...
02-09-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By mstateglfr

Sakae CR 170mm 110/74 crankset that can run 2x or 3x. 50/40/28t rings.

---SOLD---

Nice condition, cool spider and 50t chainring shape.
All rings are aluminum.
Crank arms weigh 473g.
85A and 84K date codes

$35 shipped to lower 48. PayPal with buyer paying fees....
02-09-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By mstateglfr

175mm Shimano 105 triple fc5505 crankset with 52/42/30t rings

Designed for 9 speed, can be used for other speeds too.
Uses an octalink bottom bracket.
Rings are in good condition, logo is partly worn down.
$30 shipped to lower 48. PayPal with buyer paying...
02-09-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By mstateglfr

170mm Shimano Deore LX m550 triple crankset with 48/38/28t round rings

---SOLD---

Really good condition for the age. From early 90s.
548g for crank arms.

$35 shipped to lower 48. PayPal with buyer paying fees....
02-08-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,521
Posted By mstateglfr

My life doesnt exist to serve my kids or wife. ...

My life doesnt exist to serve my kids or wife. Similarily, my wife doesnt exist to serve our kids or me.
We choose to set up a family schedule that allows all of us to pursue interests. I only...
02-08-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By mstateglfr

I have the same saddle for the 2 bikes I ride the...

I have the same saddle for the 2 bikes I ride the most- a gravel and road bike. My positioning on them is the same/similar.
2 other road bikes have different saddles, but the dimensions are similar...
02-07-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By mstateglfr

Post this in the classic and vintage forum. ...

Post this in the classic and vintage forum. Zunow has a strong following.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,958
Posted By mstateglfr

thank you for this, it was well worth the read. ...

thank you for this, it was well worth the read. I started laughing at the first sentence and kept laughing all the way thru to the car comparison.

To reference a popular paved road bike, the...
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