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Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,621
Posted By seau grateau

Confirmation bias is fun.

Confirmation bias is fun.
07-15-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,251
Posted By seau grateau

Yeah we can tell you don't give a **** by the way...

Yeah we can tell you don't give a **** by the way you keep bringing it up.
07-15-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By seau grateau

Saddle bag with spare tube(s), tire lever,...

Saddle bag with spare tube(s), tire lever, multitool and patch kit. Mini pump and wrench in jersey pocket. If I'm not wearing a jersey, stuff goes in my bag. If I'm not wearing a jersey or carrying a...
07-15-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By seau grateau

There's even tracklocross if SSCX is too normie.

There's even tracklocross if SSCX is too normie.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,621
Posted By seau grateau

If titanium is good and carbon is also good, then...

If titanium is good and carbon is also good, then titanium frame + carbon fork = double good, no?
07-15-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By seau grateau

I have a single speed cross bike that I use for...

I have a single speed cross bike that I use for dirty gravel riding sometimes. 35mm tires. Could definitely go a little skinnier but I have no reason to. Haven't tried riding it fixed yet though.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By seau grateau

Only need to replace the headset if it doesn't...

Only need to replace the headset if it doesn't turn. Stem, bars, seatpost -- replace if they're broken or if you need to change them for fit reasons.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,621
Posted By seau grateau

But we were all so invested in you riding...

But we were all so invested in you riding titanium bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By seau grateau

Go ride around. If you see a hill, go the other...

Go ride around. If you see a hill, go the other way.
07-13-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By seau grateau

Looks like yours is a 111mm spindle. Definitely...

Looks like yours is a 111mm spindle. Definitely possible that BD listed the wrong specs, as they don't really make or assemble the bikes. Or it could be an iteration with different specs from what BD...
07-13-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 567,111
Posted By seau grateau

Pulled over to fix my stuck zipper, found a...

Pulled over to fix my stuck zipper, found a little peace and love.
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07-13-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2,773
Views: 519,561
Posted By seau grateau

Kinda weird geometry with the 725 and 735. Really...

Kinda weird geometry with the 725 and 735. Really tight spread of measurements across their size range when it comes to TT length -- kinda cool if you want micro-adjustments in fit I guess, but also...
07-12-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,474
Posted By seau grateau

I'd been thinking about ordering a Soma HWY One...

I'd been thinking about ordering a Soma HWY One bar for my road bike, stopped in the LBS on the way home from my ride and they just happened to have one in the exact width/color I wanted. Took it as...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,184
Posted By seau grateau

who dis

who dis
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,052
Posted By seau grateau

Could be argued that an individual time trial is...

Could be argued that an individual time trial is the best measure of how "fast" a rider is, but there are so many "it depends" things. The fastest rider in a 200m sprint is not the fastest rider over...
07-11-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By seau grateau

Pretty sure it's a disc brake. Could be wrong...

Pretty sure it's a disc brake. Could be wrong though, who knows
07-11-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By seau grateau

If you want 144bcd and don't want to spend a lot,...

If you want 144bcd and don't want to spend a lot, Andel is probably your best bet. They're a decent product. Chain line will be fine as long as you get the right bottom bracket (remember, BB matches...
07-11-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By seau grateau

Just use the non-aero bars.

Just use the non-aero bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By seau grateau

World champion cyclist: Leads discussion and Q&A...

World champion cyclist: Leads discussion and Q&A on custom bike geometry
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,052
Posted By seau grateau

Because it's easier to accelerate a smaller gear...

Because it's easier to accelerate a smaller gear than a bigger one.
07-08-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By seau grateau

I'm kinda in this camp tbh. Sounds like it wasn't...

I'm kinda in this camp tbh. Sounds like it wasn't a problem until you went looking for one.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 39,423
Posted By seau grateau

This I like. :thumb:

This I like. :thumb:
07-05-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,474
Posted By seau grateau

Today I got my first KOM on my fixed gear.

Today I got my first KOM on my fixed gear.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,659
Posted By seau grateau

I don't think any causality was implied and the...

I don't think any causality was implied and the point was that large, lane-blocking debris like a shopping cart is difficult/impossible to safely avoid in a protected bike lane where barriers...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 39,423
Posted By seau grateau

How much to take them off?

How much to take them off?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 39,423
Posted By seau grateau

If you're going to make custom decals, make them...

If you're going to make custom decals, make them something cool and meaningful to you. Not bodged manufacturer logos.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 39,423
Posted By seau grateau

Nnnno.

Nnnno.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,659
Posted By seau grateau

Not a huge fan either tbh.

Not a huge fan either tbh.
07-04-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 567,111
Posted By seau grateau

Nice! Those Bombtrack bikes look pretty sweet.

Nice! Those Bombtrack bikes look pretty sweet.
Replies: 26
Views: 3,218
Posted By seau grateau

I once knew a masters guy who said he was mostly...

I once knew a masters guy who said he was mostly sticking to crit racing because track was too sketchy, which sounded insane to me, but maybe the fields are different.
Replies: 26
Views: 3,218
Posted By seau grateau

Bad wrecks are a common theme in road cycling,...

Bad wrecks are a common theme in road cycling, period. It's a risky sport.
07-02-19, 12:58 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,133
Posted By seau grateau

I dig my sun sleeves. They're rated SPF 50 and...

I dig my sun sleeves. They're rated SPF 50 and don't come off when I sweat.
06-30-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,094
Posted By seau grateau

MTB riders are often very strong on the road, and...

MTB riders are often very strong on the road, and usually have much better bike handling skills than the average roadie. Just ask Peter Sagan. Or Mathieu van der Poel.
Replies: 26
Views: 3,218
Posted By seau grateau

His first effort was 4:30.

His first effort was 4:30.
06-28-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,061
Posted By seau grateau

Pake, think Retrogression still sells them.

Pake, think Retrogression still sells them.
06-28-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 29,910
Posted By seau grateau

This one is so cool.

This one is so cool.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By seau grateau

10s Tiagra is a very competent groupset. I...

10s Tiagra is a very competent groupset. I upgraded my FD to a Dura Ace when I swapped frames and needed a different clamp diameter but the rest of my road bike is Tiagra 4600. I'd prefer something...
06-27-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,474
Posted By seau grateau

Update: it's back in Philly now.

Update: it's back in Philly now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By seau grateau

We're all just gonna be riding full-suspension...

We're all just gonna be riding full-suspension mountain bikes in 10 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By seau grateau

I bought a Fenix AL a while back because the deal...

I bought a Fenix AL a while back because the deal was too good to pass up. It was the size M. I'm 6'1" and Ridley's sizing guidelines had me between the M and L. It wound up being too short in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 782
Posted By seau grateau

Hard to say. I haven't heard those terms used to...

Hard to say. I haven't heard those terms used to refer to saddles before and I wouldn't necessarily use something like ride distance to choose a saddle, except that you want it to be comfortable on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 782
Posted By seau grateau

Medio fondo = not very long distance Gran fondo...

Medio fondo = not very long distance
Gran fondo = pretty long distance
Endurance = long distance
Cycle-touring = very long distance
06-25-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,474
Posted By seau grateau

Today I checked the tracking for an item I...

Today I checked the tracking for an item I ordered on eBay. On Saturday it was in Philadelphia. By Monday it made it to Chicago. I live in Philadelphia. :foo:
Replies: 2,486
Views: 238,538
Posted By seau grateau

Could argue that this would make for better, more...

Could argue that this would make for better, more entertaining competition. Is Olympic basketball fun to watch?

And even so, while I get the importance of maintaining the competition of national...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 782
Posted By seau grateau

+1 It's a special kind of backwards to have your...

+1 It's a special kind of backwards to have your sitbones measured by a bike fitter and then ask the internet what saddle you should buy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By seau grateau

Does anyone on the road cycling forum like road...

Does anyone on the road cycling forum like road bikes?
Replies: 2,486
Views: 238,538
Posted By seau grateau

Also FWIW I don't think this would be a bad thing.

Also FWIW I don't think this would be a bad thing.
Replies: 2,486
Views: 238,538
Posted By seau grateau

It seems obvious to me that the...

It seems obvious to me that the points/qualification structure is what needs changing, not the presence of trade teams.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,180
Posted By seau grateau

+1 It's obnoxious and the advice is usually ****...

+1 It's obnoxious and the advice is usually **** anyway.
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