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Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By guadzilla

I havent let banal stereotypes involving others...

I havent let banal stereotypes involving others over-ride my own preferences since high school at the latest.

Re this apocryphal attorney - I am curious as to why you stopped at just the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By dr_max

keep driving your F-150 and come here everyday to...

keep driving your F-150 and come here everyday to complain how hotter are becoming your bike rides while you are wondering why. You might understand in couple decades.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By WhyFi

It's good quality stuff that's generally...

It's good quality stuff that's generally understated in design and they present a quite good value with their Core line. If someone takes issue with that, they're projecting.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By Bah Humbug

I can’t imagine being so insecure as to worry...

I can’t imagine being so insecure as to worry whether my kit brand offends another cyclist. It’d be like worrying if someone cared I was on a Cervťlo instead of a Trek.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By phrantic09

Their Core line is anything but overpriced. I...

Their Core line is anything but overpriced. I find the jerseys to be high quality and like the solid color with a white stripe on the arm band. Iím not exactly how something so simple can be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By InvertedMP

I absolutely love my Rapha gear. I have several...

I absolutely love my Rapha gear. I have several jerseys and shorts, and it is really all I wear. The stuff is quality and I honestly don't understand the divisive nature people take with Rapha. Is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By billridesbikes

I bought my Rapha jersey at the London Soho store...

I bought my Rapha jersey at the London Soho store when I was visiting England a couple years ago because the price in pounds seems lower than dollars... ahaha

I never knew how good jerseys and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,080
Posted By ZHVelo

The Netherlands. Everywhere I have gone so far....

The Netherlands. Everywhere I have gone so far. You even get to shout at pedestrians who walk into the cycle lanes. Obviously part of this is because often cycle lanes and car lanes are separated,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,352
Posted By eduskator

Update - So I (finally!) got my wheel back...

Update - So I (finally!) got my wheel back yesterday and I was able to catch up the group mid-ride. Did a 25k ride with lots of climbs and everything is fine! :thumb:

Mechanic said the spoke...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,386
Posted By illdrag0n

Squirt actually advises to wipe the chain off for...

Squirt actually advises to wipe the chain off for road use. I apply, spin once, allow to penetrate for 5 mins then wipe away excess. Clean and quiet.

NOTES FOR MOUNTAIN BIKE:
Apply Squirt Chain...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,353
Posted By Machka

I ride through heaps of roundabouts. Here in...

I ride through heaps of roundabouts. Here in Australia we've got a lot. They're popular.

I take the lane and act like a motor vehicle.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,352
Posted By popeye

I can't say I agree with anything you have...

I can't say I agree with anything you have posted. The most important step in building a strong wheel is detensioning which happens with almost all hand built wheels but never with machine. Nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 02:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,883
Posted By Amt0571

Uninstall Strava. I did it long ago and I don't...

Uninstall Strava. I did it long ago and I don't regret it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,883
Posted By spelger

i don't like these segments that go through stop...

i don't like these segments that go through stop signs. they make absolutely no sense. not sure if it is possible but strava should kill them as they are created. not sure if stop signs are on some...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,074
Posted By tyrion

I put it on avocado toast. Not all the time, only...

I put it on avocado toast. Not all the time, only when I have guests I want to impress.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,953
Posted By ridethecliche

If things moved out of alignment then the RD can...

If things moved out of alignment then the RD can do some unfun things!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By WhyFi

A rim with that profile isn't intended to be run...

A rim with that profile isn't intended to be run tubeless. Some people run "ghetto tubeless," but I sure as hell wouldn't do it at road tire pressures.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,058
Posted By RChung

Some sources of drag that fall beneath the...

Some sources of drag that fall beneath the threshold of "tangibility" matter a lot; some things that are tangible don't matter much at all. I'm not sure that tangibility is a good metric of drag.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By canklecat

Just roll up a Clif bar in that sleeve and you'll...

Just roll up a Clif bar in that sleeve and you'll be alright alright alright.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,132
Posted By WhyFi

Doesn't really matter - he lays hand on someone's...

Doesn't really matter - he lays hand on someone's kid, he deserves a swift and thorough beat-down.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,382
Posted By Paul Barnard

I really enjoyed watching Lance kick all that...

I really enjoyed watching Lance kick all that butt! He owned the competition. In his prime the TDF was about who would come in second.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,382
Posted By noodle soup

That's horse****. He's a total D-Bag, but he...

That's horse****.

He's a total D-Bag, but he was a great athlete, long before he started doping.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,875
Posted By justonwo

I actually spent quite a bit of time trying to...

I actually spent quite a bit of time trying to help you in your other thread. It wasnít meant as an insult to say you lack experience. Virtually everyone in this thread is telling you the same thing....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,034
Posted By Trakhak

Back when I raced, I once overheard a teammate...

Back when I raced, I once overheard a teammate complimenting a guy on another team on how smoothly he rode. After the race, I asked Greg what that was about. He said, "Some guys take it to heart and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,120
Posted By big john

Try motorcycling, boating, RVing, classic car...

Try motorcycling, boating, RVing, classic car collecting, divorce.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,120
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

Show us on the doll where the mean arrogant...

Show us on the doll where the mean arrogant cyclist touched you
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,274
Posted By GlennR

It's all about what sells and disc brakes are...

It's all about what sells and disc brakes are what the average rider wants. Manufacturing a rim and disc brake version might not be economically viable.

But there will always be small bespoke...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By evosil98

I appreciate the replies. The new CAAD 13...

I appreciate the replies.

The new CAAD 13 is looking like a great crit bike as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,932
Posted By hydrationnation

Thanks for the input. Just ordered the Canyon...

Thanks for the input.
Just ordered the Canyon Endurace with 105.
I checked with Canyon. They have still the same return policy.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 16,784
Posted By noodle soup

Yep, there's a right way, and a wrong way. ...

Yep, there's a right way, and a wrong way.

Doing things the wrong way usually makes things harder.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By Princess_Allez

These were the two bikes I cross-shopped. I ended...

These were the two bikes I cross-shopped. I ended up with the Allez Sprint since I got a better deal on it. It's my only road bike experience, but it's easy to sense that it's overly stiff when...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By Canker

People worry about this stuff way to much. ...

People worry about this stuff way to much. Hanging it upside down, sideways, vertical whatever it doesn't hurt anything. At worst you have to pull the lever a few times to get them to feel right...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,254
Posted By base2

I refuse to click on Hambini. Youtube does not...

I refuse to click on Hambini. Youtube does not reward useful content. He's clickfarm generated garbage tailored to the requirements of the algorithm. IMO.

That being said: After 5000 miles in 364...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By TrojanHorse

If anybody tells you they know the answer,...

If anybody tells you they know the answer, they're lying. I think some people are more prone to cramp than others. There is soft whispering circulating that muscles that HAVE cramped are more...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,233
Posted By AlmostTrick

But we now have Alternative facts, Truth isnít...

But we now have Alternative facts, Truth isnít truth, and What youíre seeing and what youíre reading is not whatís happening, so that's something.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,233
Posted By BillyD

C'mon guys, let's drop it. I just want to make...

C'mon guys, let's drop it. I just want to make my point about politics before we have to close this one too. OK? Enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,233
Posted By BillyD

Guys. Regarding politics, this is a BICYCLE...

Guys. Regarding politics, this is a BICYCLE forum. We like to keep it light and carefree. When you let politics flow it becomes a hostile environment. Then we'd have to charge you lugs membership...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,374
Posted By richard.susanto

Thanks for all the responses here. I've never...

Thanks for all the responses here. I've never expected to see this many.

Geometry wise, I decided to go with the Ultimate because my gravel bike (the Canyon Grail) already has a relaxed geometry....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,885
Posted By ZHVelo

:lol::lol::lol: I guess the Earth is flat,...

:lol::lol::lol:

I guess the Earth is flat, huh?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,374
Posted By MinnMan

True. Worse for whom? Not for me. Not...

True.


Worse for whom? Not for me. Not for many others. Maybe for you.

I've heard it said that as one gets older, the lower position is harder on the back. But unless I am stricken...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,885
Posted By surak

Some online business models are set up to price...

Some online business models are set up to price pressure brick & mortar competition by supplying a long tail of less popular products that would be impractical to stock on limited physical store...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,885
Posted By tomato coupe

I guess it's offensive in the same way "mean" is...

I guess it's offensive in the same way "mean" is offensive, i.e. only when taken totally out of context.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,885
Posted By phrantic09

i think youíre splitting hairs here. If a shop...

i think youíre splitting hairs here. If a shop can service another ďdealer based brandĒ that they do not sell there is no logical explanation why they canít service a Canyon EXCEPT that theyíre salty...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,885
Posted By ZHVelo

“We only service bikes from dealer network based...

“We only service bikes from dealer network based brands.”

Yea, no thanks. They are basically admitting trying to create a cartel. Not that it will matter anyway, any independent bike shop could...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 16,784
Posted By NoWhammies

Love my tubeless setup. Been riding with...

Love my tubeless setup. Been riding with tubeless for over 10+ years now and would never go back to tubes. The convenience, for me, just makes sense and works.

My suggestion? Give it a go for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,885
Posted By DUHI4GOT

Four thumbs up.The misses likes it.

Four thumbs up.The misses likes it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By noodle soup

I agree with WhyFi and DrIsotope. I carry...

I agree with WhyFi and DrIsotope.

I carry one of these Dynaplugģ Online Store | Dynaplugģ Racer - Tubeless Bicycle Tire Repair Kit (http://www.dynaplug.com/racer.html) and a CO2 inflation device...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,885
Posted By mantis

I think Canyon and itís web sales model is going...

I think Canyon and itís web sales model is going to hurt both the LBS as well as the other manufacturers. I have had my Aeroad for a few months now and I have found mine to be a solid product and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,885
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

In the last 30 days I have bought two bikes from...

In the last 30 days I have bought two bikes from Canyon. The nearest Trek dealer couldn’t touch what we wanted price-wise, so I had to spend my money where it got me what I wanted. I *REALLY*...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By WhyFi

Hurts how? I assume that he's already...

Hurts how?

I assume that he's already wearing cycling bibs/shorts with a chamois? If not, that's step 1.

If he's got bibs/shorts and he's experiencing chafing, maybe try some chamois cream? ...
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