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04-16-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,075
Posted By rwh

I always choose black to match my heart

I always choose black to match my heart
04-16-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,075
Posted By unterhausen

Red bikes are faster. So when all your friends...

Red bikes are faster. So when all your friends ride away from you because you are on a lime green monstrosity you got on sale and they are on red bikes, well, you were warned
04-16-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,075
Posted By AlmostTrick

Am I the only guy who doesn't care that you don't...

Am I the only guy who doesn't care that you don't care? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Pathfinder27

My new to me road bike

Hey all,
I'm a budget cyclist and always have been. I rode a Dianmondback Haanjo CX converted to drop bars for the last 7 years. Yesterday I sold that bike and picked up a used Giant Contend SL2,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Rides4Beer

Absolutely loving my 2021 SuperSix Evo. Ride and...

Absolutely loving my 2021 SuperSix Evo. Ride and handling are fantastic, can def feel the aero touches when you're hauling the mail, holds speed very well. Some people complain that it's not as light...
04-14-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By tomato coupe

Kids are very aware of sock height by the time...

Kids are very aware of sock height by the time they're 4 years old.
04-14-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By boilermaker1

Aren't most new cyclists about 5 years old and...

Aren't most new cyclists about 5 years old and unconcerned with things other than staying upright?
04-13-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,705
Posted By raceboy

I suggest, anyone starting this, don't eat...

I suggest, anyone starting this, don't eat anything after lunch. Do this for at least a few months until you get used to it.

Then only eat breakfast. Do this for months until you get used to it.
...
04-08-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,728
Posted By woodcraft

In all tests shown in the article, the 28mm tires...

In all tests shown in the article, the 28mm tires (the narrowest tested) are faster than wider ones.
04-04-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,607
Posted By UCantTouchThis

That is pretty darn good! A solo ride of 25 with...

That is pretty darn good! A solo ride of 25 with 1200 ft is about 16.5 for me if I am pushing. So your ride is very strong but goes to show, it ain't all keyboard exaggerating as mentioned earlier....
04-03-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,607
Posted By tomato coupe

That's why it's best to compare FTP -- Functional...

That's why it's best to compare FTP -- Functional Typing Power.
04-03-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,607
Posted By phughes

You're doing great, Mark. Enjoy, and keep on...

You're doing great, Mark. Enjoy, and keep on riding!
04-03-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,607
Posted By phughes

Don't be too impressed. It is easy to ride a...

Don't be too impressed. It is easy to ride a keyboard.
04-01-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,010
Posted By mstateglfr

Oh, you are apparently patient 0 then. The...

Oh, you are apparently patient 0 then. The Typhoid Mary of covid.
04-01-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 648
Posted By grizzly59

Smash that 30yo helmet with a hammer and find a...

Smash that 30yo helmet with a hammer and find a new one.
03-31-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,607
Posted By superdex

it is what it is. there's always someone...

it is what it is.

there's always someone faster.

you're doing fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By Sy Reene

Watergate? These are the self-sealing ones that...

Watergate? These are the self-sealing ones that open upon squirting.
03-31-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,175
Posted By njkayaker

You read it (that means putting in some effort). ...

You read it (that means putting in some effort).


It seems rather likely that the OP isn't "focused on marriage" at all. It's you who are focusing on a minor part of the post (which is not the...
03-31-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,175
Posted By burnthesheep

Wrong. 100% wrong. "You do you" applies here. ...

Wrong. 100% wrong. "You do you" applies here. He and his wife were "doing their thing". If the interloper was doing their thing, he'd let em go. What are they do do when they see somebody going...
03-30-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,607
Posted By rsbob

Don’t fool yourself. You are DEFINITELY racing.

Don’t fool yourself. You are DEFINITELY racing.
03-25-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By starkmojo

Another piece of advice- with the shortage of...

Another piece of advice- with the shortage of bikes if you find a bike you like and fits be ready to move on it right away. Especially if you get one for $300.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,127
Posted By Koyote

Please explain your riding parameters: weight,...

Please explain your riding parameters: weight, psi, terrain, etc. Because 1500 out of a 28mm rear tire is godawful mileage for anything but an uber-light race tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By mstateglfr

Bought 6 mid and high level helmets to try on. Anyone use the Abus Stormchaser?

2020 and now 2021 is the year(s) of the helmet for me. I hate helmet buying- oval helmets make me think my head is round and round helmets make me think me head is oval. I want good ventilation, I...
03-09-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,623
Posted By indyfabz

You lost me at “honest.”

You lost me at “honest.”
03-08-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 973
Posted By indyfabz

Sounds like the perfect opportunity for you to...

Sounds like the perfect opportunity for you to contact the authority, agency or whatever that has jurisdiction over the trail and voice your concerns.
03-06-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,236
Posted By Bob S

Heart Rate Monitor – Better Believe it

Several months ago my Garmin Heart Rate Monitor, HRM, started reporting Max and Avg heart rates over 150. I am in my mid 70s and ride 30 – 40 miles several times a week, previously my resting heart...
02-27-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By WonderMonkey

I, WonderMonkey, Do Hereby Pledge ...

I'm on a decent path for my nutrition. So I would say that is "in progress". Since I have my knees currently cleaned out, kids are off in their lives, and on and on, I have time to ride the bike in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By Andy Somnifac

Solution: A new skinsuit, made by the Tron...

Solution:

A new skinsuit, made by the Tron Guy. It'd be far more visible:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/528x574/tronguy_8aa7624d8cc23e0eec083f4171b0b26ffd0af59f.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 02:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,408
Posted By colnago62

Not much different than coming here.

Not much different than coming here.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By mstateglfr

International pricing hasnt been announced. Its...

International pricing hasnt been announced. Its reported to cost 250euro, which is $300usd.
So a POC Ventral for $290 or a Ventral Air for $250 plus a blinky costs about the same as this solar...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By MoAlpha

Cool, but my little sneakers already light up...

Cool, but my little sneakers already light up when I ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,408
Posted By chaadster

Hey, that’s the one where he references Warren...

Hey, that’s the one where he references Warren Buffet’s 5 hour live stream treatise on crank arm length from The Berkshire Crank Length Review of Q1 2020. [see vid from 5:36]
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,408
Posted By tyrion

He's an engineer talking about engineering....

He's an engineer talking about engineering. What's wrong with that?
02-15-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 984
Posted By indyfabz

How much time did you spend on this?

How much time did you spend on this?
02-15-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 984
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

A real cyclist would be pounding out the watts on...

A real cyclist would be pounding out the watts on their direct drive smart trainer while working from home. The OP quite obviously needs to HTFU.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,365
Posted By tomato coupe

Just one. My sources tell me it was a Domane...

Just one. My sources tell me it was a Domane SLR-7.
02-03-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,412
Posted By MrWasabi

Throw some nipple rings on it and maybe.

Throw some nipple rings on it and maybe.
02-03-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,412
Posted By tyrion

Are there matching shorts?

Are there matching shorts?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By blinky

Thanks Urbanknight , under a good light with a...

Thanks Urbanknight , under a good light with a magnifier I can see them , one on each side , and they are definitely very small , thanks for your time and response !!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By urbanknight

They're referring to a very small bump on the...

They're referring to a very small bump on the side of the cleat. I needed to click on the image and enlarge it to be able to see it, so your cataracts might make it impossible. Rest assured though,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By blinky

For Those With Shimano SPD-SL Cleats

Please excuse the bold type , I'm nearing the time when cataract surgery will be necessary and I find that heavy contrast between bold type and the white background helps in the short term .

I...
01-29-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,474
Posted By SurferRosa

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/cKvRPh5QXUg/maxresdefault.j...

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/cKvRPh5QXUg/maxresdefault.jpg
01-29-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,474
Posted By Paul Barnard

"Bicyclists break the law all the time." My...

"Bicyclists break the law all the time."

My response is.

"When I drive, I break the law every time I get behind the wheel. Whether it's slow rolling a stop or right turn on red, not giving a...
01-29-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,474
Posted By Paul Barnard

My philosophy is that if I don't have anything...

My philosophy is that if I don't have anything nice to say, I'll say what I have to say twice.
01-29-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,474
Posted By Paul Barnard

I get tired of people who get tired of petty crap.

I get tired of people who get tired of petty crap.
01-29-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,474
Posted By hillyman

What a shame because you sound like a night soil...

What a shame because you sound like a night soil fertilizer
01-25-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,940
Posted By jadocs

I guess it depends on what your objectives are....

I guess it depends on what your objectives are. For me, there are two categories...training and pleasure. If it's cold or wet, I'm not getting any pleasure. As far as training is concerned, I get way...
01-24-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By zjrog

I have more Zwift miles than real miles. I am...

I have more Zwift miles than real miles. I am currently using my old 98 Cannondale R200 with 3x7 gearing, on an older Kurt Kinetic fluid trainer. To that I added their iNride sensor (Bluetooth and...
01-22-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,120
Posted By tomato coupe

A GPS computer, when used with a speed sensor, is...

A GPS computer, when used with a speed sensor, is generally much more accurate than a wired bike computer, for both speed and distance.
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