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Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,265
Posted By rubiksoval

You live in a different world than I do. I've...

You live in a different world than I do. I've seldom experienced new things that were flawless. Cars, computers, phones, houses (HA!), appliances, etc.
11-17-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,717
Posted By mack_turtle

can you point us to a source for Conti tubes that...

can you point us to a source for Conti tubes that cheap? If your LBS is selling them that cheap to customers, they are basically giving them away.
11-16-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By veganbikes

I think it is a neat bell but my bell needs are...

I think it is a neat bell but my bell needs are handled by Spurcycle, probably the finest bell I have rung and I have rung a lot of them. I cannot speak to durability but it isn't a bad sounding bell...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 208,787
Posted By noodle soup

canít go wrong with the AR46 or AR56. I...

canít go wrong with the AR46 or AR56.

I have the AR56 with DT Swiss hubs. It works well with 28-30mm tires.
11-13-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,717
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Inflation?

Inflation?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 208,787
Posted By Ymerej

The wheelbuilder stickers have since been removed.

The wheelbuilder stickers have since been removed.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By Dean V

The thing is he said his rides are at a relaxed...

The thing is he said his rides are at a relaxed pace and non competitive.
Speed shouldn't matter regardless of how large, small, or non existent the gains are.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By crazyravr

i think I already said this in the other forum, a...

i think I already said this in the other forum, a proper bike fit will go a LONG way in both comfort and performance over a new wheels set.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By Bah Humbug

I've been very happy with Vittoria and Silca...

I've been very happy with Vittoria and Silca (made by Vittoria). The only time I use butyl is flat repairs.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By Racing Dan

The performance gains from saving a few hundred...

The performance gains from saving a few hundred grams is really minimal. Not quite zero, but close and not likely to be detectable without an accurate power meter and a stopwatch. Maybe its worth it...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By Bah Humbug

Latex tubes are much better than Conti Race...

Latex tubes are much better than Conti Race Lights.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By rubiksoval

Better tubes and tires will make you faster than...

Better tubes and tires will make you faster than new wheels would. 3/4 of a lb doesn't begin to compare with rolling resistance.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By crazyravr

For performance...... NOPE. For looks.........

For performance...... NOPE.
For looks...... maybe.
11-04-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,131
Posted By Lemond1985

You really ought to know, that the first rule of...

You really ought to know, that the first rule of Spap-Oop, is that you never talk about Spap-Oop.
11-04-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,131
Posted By Kapusta

If you turn doo-dads upside down, you get...

If you turn doo-dads upside down, you get spap-oop.
11-03-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,131
Posted By CargoDane

Much better custom ones from here: ...

Much better custom ones from here:

https://www.kapz.com/carved-headset-caps/carved-headset-cap
...
11-03-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,131
Posted By WhyFi

In addition to the previously mentioned power...

In addition to the previously mentioned power meter and Cycliq, if I were riding a Trek, I'd be tempted by the new Bontrager carbon wheels that were released this year.

Also, one thing that I've...
11-03-20, 05:13 AM
11-02-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,564
Posted By Koyote

Not sure why I would care whether a company makes...

Not sure why I would care whether a company makes its own frames, or has them manufactured by another company (which probably reaps greater economies of scale, which means I get more for my money)....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19,809
Views: 4,275,697
Posted By GlennR

For the future.... the price was too good to pass...

For the future.... the price was too good to pass up.

https://i.imgur.com/N8rvg0s.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By cricket1116

Tried it on my MTB and liked it. From there I...

Tried it on my MTB and liked it. From there I put it on the road bike and from a pedaling perspective, I liked it too. It may merely be a placebo of me buying into the theory behind why they bring...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,449
Posted By WhyFi

I'd rather hear back after he's done with the...

I'd rather hear back after he's done with the final assembly.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,449
Posted By colnago62

https://marker.medium.com/inside-the-company-tryin...

https://marker.medium.com/inside-the-company-trying-to-solve-the-global-bicycle-shortage-eae6849a9f3b

Interesting read
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,449
Posted By Koyote

I'm glad that more people are riding bikes, and...

I'm glad that more people are riding bikes, and more people are coming to bf. But lately, there really is an abundance of new members asking questions like "Is this bike going to fit me?", or "Is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Canker

I run their 46/30 rings on my road/gravel bike...

I run their 46/30 rings on my road/gravel bike because as shelby pointed out at the time it was the only option. I've ran oval on my mtn bikes before as well. I'm one of those people that can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By yarbrough462

I have them on my MTBs and love them. They help...

I have them on my MTBs and love them. They help on steep, loose climbs by making the power transfer a bit smoother. I want to try one on my road bike but, I can't get past the looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By shelbyfv

For road and gravel bikes there was some interest...

For road and gravel bikes there was some interest a couple of years ago due to smaller chainring options. AFAIK that has faded since Shimano came out with GRX.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26,927
Views: 17,049,786
Posted By RandomDesign

Just picked up a new 2021 BMC Teammachine SLR...

Just picked up a new 2021 BMC Teammachine SLR Three with Ultegra today. Only able to take a quick spin today but looking forward to a much longer first ride tomorrow. It handles and shifts like a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By 1Lieutenant

Here is a link to my post of my experience with...

Here is a link to my post of my experience with AbsoluteBlack oval chainring. I am so used to it I just donít think about it. I do think it provides a tangible advantage.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By noodle soup

I have a 32t 1x on my mountain bike. It works...

I have a 32t 1x on my mountain bike. It works great for climbing on loose dirt. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,842
Posted By GlennR

Because there would be a back and forth. I dell...

Because there would be a back and forth. I dell the dealer, the dealer talks to the vendor. The vendor asks for more info to the dealer, the dealer than talks to me. I then tell the dealer, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,175
Posted By Psimet2001

I'm flabbergasted by it. This is beyond making...

I'm flabbergasted by it. This is beyond making sense.

Your BB is toast. You rode it until you destroyed the cartridge bearing and it came apart. Replace it. Because it's so torched you have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,096
Posted By Psimet2001

This is the worst place to come and talk well of...

This is the worst place to come and talk well of LBS's.

I used to love threads on here where people bashed their LBS mainly so I could learn. Then I argued in a lot of them. Many times for and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,185
Posted By znomit

Wearing out a cassette is a perfectly cromulent...

Wearing out a cassette is a perfectly cromulent reason for a new bike around here.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19,809
Views: 4,275,697
Posted By Ed Wiser

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/5291956e_f1da_4e76_ade4_945b7b14cb52_719de8c95d4f335d3cb864e9f90f257e7412d9e5.jpeg
Ready for winter
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 19,809
Views: 4,275,697
Posted By GreatDane84

Domane SL6. 😃

Domane SL6. 😃
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,848
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I think you might be onto something with 3D...

I think you might be onto something with 3D printing. Perhaps the future of roadie cycling will be affordable personalized fit rather than just having to buy one-size-fits-all. Specialized and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,403
Posted By sfrider

The Ion RT 200 is perfect for when you're out...

The Ion RT 200 is perfect for when you're out around twilight or after dark with proper street lighting - it's more about being visible and legal compliance than seeing the road, although in a pinch...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19,809
Views: 4,275,697
Posted By eduskator

Bought myself a brand new bike for my 30th...

Bought myself a brand new bike for my 30th birthday. Upgraded my 2018 TCR Pro 0 for the 2021.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,403
Posted By superpletch

bontrager rt/ion

bontrager rt/ion
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,278
Posted By genejockey

? That's like saying "I'm older than you are...

?

That's like saying "I'm older than you are tall!" or "I weigh more than you have teeth!"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,278
Posted By Rides4Beer

You spend way too much time worrying about what...

You spend way too much time worrying about what other people are doing, just ride your bike. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,790
Posted By znomit

:popcorn

:popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19,809
Views: 4,275,697
Posted By ryan_rides

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x600/9446f273_f1e6_4e15_8590_2fb51e0aca42_4f752f12a3108fad5e0548539dfe7178910a5ff8.jpeg
New Pedals Ultegra PD-R8000 Second pair this year but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19,809
Views: 4,275,697
Posted By SkepticalOne

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/2021_bontrager_aeolus_rsl_37v_lightweight_carbon_gravel_bike_wheels_4_bca808d8827810eefaede5d82959388da24a27c1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19,809
Views: 4,275,697
Posted By fords4life

Ordered a set of Candy 7 USA pedals for my '84...

Ordered a set of Candy 7 USA pedals for my '84 Raleigh Prestige Revival project....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19,809
Views: 4,275,697
Posted By SeattleRider57

Just upgraded the wheels and tires on my 2019...

Just upgraded the wheels and tires on my 2019 Domane SL5, away from stock, and moved to Aeolus Pro 37's and GP 5000's(25" clincher). What a difference! Picked up a new seat too, but still evaluating...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By noodle soup

I have a matte black 2015 Domane, and it has a...

I have a matte black 2015 Domane, and it has a few chips. The paint is fairly thick, and has a primer layer, so the CF definitely won't show through.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By eduskator

+1. Under direct sunlight, I can see the carbon...

+1. Under direct sunlight, I can see the carbon fibers through the clear coat of my bike's top & seat tube. It's gloss black & red. It's even more noticeable after a fresh wax! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By topflightpro

Yeah, you're good. It may have been that the...

Yeah, you're good. It may have been that the lighting or angle changed, making the weave more visible, but that is pretty common on any frames with a matte black paint job.
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