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Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 181
Posted By noodle soup

You're way to heavy for this sport.:innocent: ...

You're way to heavy for this sport.:innocent:

Seriously, 190lbs or 220lbs, you'll be fine on either bike, if it fits the dimensions/flexibility of your body.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 181
Posted By noodle soup

OP, Don't confuse Fit and Fitness. Bike fit and...

OP, Don't confuse Fit and Fitness. Bike fit and Bike Fitness aren't the same thing..

+1

I'm a fit cyclist, with good flexibility, but the dimensions of my body will never "fit" comfortably...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,288
Posted By noodle soup

I love seeing theses threads about riding in hot...

I love seeing theses threads about riding in hot weather, and have people dismiss the heat in AZ, because "it's a dry heat".
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 422
Posted By noodle soup

That's how I store the next set of tires to be...

That's how I store the next set of tires to be used

Every rim I tape for tubeless gets this treatment.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,534
Posted By noodle soup

I don't know about you, but I don't spend much...

I don't know about you, but I don't spend much time coasting.

If I'm going less than 40mph(which is most of the time), I'm not coasting. YMMV
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,534
Posted By noodle soup

The R45 CK hubs are much quieter than the old CK...

The R45 CK hubs are much quieter than the old CK classics. CK will tell you they designed it to be quieter, and I can tell you that they succeeded.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,534
Posted By noodle soup

I notice a slight difference in coast down when I...

I notice a slight difference in coast down when I change my DT Swiss hub from an 18t ring gear, to a 54t ring gear. It's not huge, and it's really only noticeable at very low speeds. On a work stand,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,534
Posted By noodle soup

Why, because a noisy freehub body, is silent when...

Why, because a noisy freehub body, is silent when pedaling. It's only noisy when you want it to be.


The difference in freehub drag is noticeable, but only at lower speeds(coasting before a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,899
Posted By noodle soup

More people are cycling(and buying gear) this...

More people are cycling(and buying gear) this year. My shop can't keep bikes under $2k in stock, and it's very slim picking on clothing sizes/styles. Sadly It's not a huge sales year for us. In April...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,288
Posted By noodle soup

Is A/C becoming unavailable? FTR, I hope...

Is A/C becoming unavailable?

FTR, I hope people stop moving here. In 1995 my house was on the edge of the desert, but now we are about 8 miles from undeveloped land.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,899
Posted By noodle soup

You have your opinion, and I have mine. FTR,...

You have your opinion, and I have mine.

FTR, I'm not saying anyone in this thread is a tool. I just want to make that clear.

I don't care if you buy Rapha gear, or boycott them. The choice is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By noodle soup

Or he could just do an actual roll-out...

Or he could just do an actual roll-out measurement.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,899
Posted By noodle soup

No, He's a tool Don't tell me what do. Yep. ...

No, He's a tool Don't tell me what do.

Yep.

No one ever said Professional Cycling is a sport for everyone. I always wanted to be a jockey, but you won't find many that are 6'2" and 190lbs. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By noodle soup

I'd contact Branford Bike, and ask if they are...

I'd contact Branford Bike, and ask if they are rebuild-able.

.https://branfordbike.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,288
Posted By noodle soup

Last week sucked, but it was unusually hot(118F...

Last week sucked, but it was unusually hot(118F or even higher in traffic), but under 110F is no big deal as long as you keep moving. I don't like to start rides at over 100ish, but if it's 118F when...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,899
Posted By noodle soup

I'm talking about the guy making the complaint in...

I'm talking about the guy making the complaint in the article(Dave Standard).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,899
Posted By noodle soup

What a tool. :notamused:

What a tool. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,288
Posted By noodle soup

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/750x1549/d0d32d05_e626_402f_8b3a_fb7bef4cd304_b311bc42b3f9ba15b17652e0d97e9578550c1ad8.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,288
Posted By noodle soup

An average temp of 72 degrees? I'd be wearing a...

An average temp of 72 degrees? I'd be wearing a base layer to help stay warm.

An average of 72 degrees is what we get in early March(sometimes even late February).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By noodle soup

do you do a lot of mountain descents that require...

do you do a lot of mountain descents that require long periods of braking? If not, you won't notice any difference. That's what I'm using now.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By noodle soup

Nope, it's working just fine. I'm just...

Nope, it's working just fine.

I'm just getting ready for work, and preparing myself for a flood of phone calls that could be answered by simply using Google.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By noodle soup

is google broken today?

is google broken today?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 740,150
Posted By noodle soup

Try this...

Try this https://www.wiggle.com/assos-tmille-s7-bib-shorts-1 all sizes are showing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By noodle soup

It was 124F riding near Arrowhead Town Center....

It was 124F riding near Arrowhead Town Center. All those parking lots really helps to heat things up. By the time I got to the Beardsley/101 area, it was down to 119F.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,288
Posted By noodle soup

If you live in an area where swamp-coolers work,...

If you live in an area where swamp-coolers work, a base-layer will help keep you cooler. If you live in a swamp, you're pretty much screwed.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,534
Posted By noodle soup

A guy I know does that, and it drives me insane.

A guy I know does that, and it drives me insane.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,288
Posted By noodle soup

You Sir, have won the Post of the Day. ...

You Sir, have won the Post of the Day.

Billiant!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,288
Posted By noodle soup

Yes it does:bang:

Yes it does:bang:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,288
Posted By noodle soup

Yep, and keeping a wet cloth on your skin, helps...

Yep, and keeping a wet cloth on your skin, helps keep you cooler.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 740,150
Posted By noodle soup

No sizes are available in those bibs, but all...

No sizes are available in those bibs, but all sizes of the T.Mille Shorts S7 are available for $82
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,534
Posted By noodle soup

Your old friend didn't know much about tactics. ...

Your old friend didn't know much about tactics.

It's easy to silence your noisy freehub by pedaling in a big gear, but it's impossible to make a silent freehub loud.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,288
Posted By noodle soup

there's always an 18+mph airflow when I...

there's always an 18+mph airflow when I ride(unless I have a tailwind).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By noodle soup

I now know where to go in September ...

I now know where to go in September

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLORfvVNEQs&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR1Dak5X8-oSvCLVUoQutgm1y76S0IY4Gs0tDJTP10vushwjgt02KOkTduw
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,284
Posted By noodle soup

$17.50 is a good price too. Your direct link...

$17.50 is a good price too.

Your direct link works, but they don't show up when I go to the PI website first, and look at gloves..:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 740,150
Posted By noodle soup

10% off LightBicycle wheelsets with DT Swiss...

10% off LightBicycle wheelsets with DT Swiss DT240 hubs

https://www.lightbicycle.com/newsletter/DT-240-Road-Mountain-Carbon-Wheelset-Sale.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,284
Posted By noodle soup

Where is this deal?

Where is this deal?
07-29-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By noodle soup

Intense uses 170 mm cranks on all sizes of the...

Intense uses 170 mm cranks on all sizes of the Primer 29 + 27.5.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,534
Posted By noodle soup

It depends on which ring gear you use, and how...

It depends on which ring gear you use, and how much grease is used. With the 18t ring + a liberal application of DT grease, the hub is quiet. If you use the 54t ring gear, and a thin layer of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,345
Posted By noodle soup

a new lid ...

a new lid

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49938215111_f9dfcfe769_c.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 740,150
Posted By noodle soup

I have about the same mileage on mine, and...

I have about the same mileage on mine, and couldn't be happier with them. I wish Merlin didn't limit orders @4. I'd order 10, and get free 2-3 day shipping.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 955
Posted By noodle soup

4 bikes each, is a perfectly reasonable number....

4 bikes each, is a perfectly reasonable number. Adding a couple more wouldn’t be excessive.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By noodle soup

:lol: on a more serious note... ...

:lol:


on a more serious note...

Tires are cheap. If you question it, replace it.

A wreck(from a blowout), could cost more than most could imagine. It sucks when a new-ish tire is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 706
Posted By noodle soup

have you tried both Castelli Free Aero Race bibs...

have you tried both Castelli Free Aero Race bibs and Rapha Core bibs? Which do you prefer? Cost isn’t relevant.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By noodle soup

The Castelli Progetto X2 pad is great, but the...

The Castelli Progetto X2 pad is great, but the Endurance bibs have a flimsy material in the thigh area, that wears quickly.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By noodle soup

I wouldn't use it even on a totally flat commute....

I wouldn't use it even on a totally flat commute. The last thing I want to deal with, on my way to work, is a blowout.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By noodle soup

The tire looks blue. It's definitely a bad tire.

The tire looks blue. It's definitely a bad tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 706
Posted By noodle soup

I’m probably going to try out some Rapha Core...

I’m probably going to try out some Rapha Core bibs. At $115 (regular price), they are considerably lower priced than the Castelli bibs I usually buy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,899
Posted By noodle soup

People used to rip on Cervelo, but now they are a...

People used to rip on Cervelo, but now they are a fairly common brand

CSC was using them in 2005, and in 2009ish the Cervelo Test Team formed. They went from a brand that was popular with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By noodle soup

Not a chance I’d ride on that wheel. I’m...

Not a chance I’d ride on that wheel. I’m surprised it even remained true.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,899
Posted By noodle soup

FIFY The appearance is fairly bland overall,...

FIFY

The appearance is fairly bland overall, and I prefer a sportier look
.
I have no problem with the cost, and the quality is equal to other brands in the same price range
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