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07-03-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,976
Posted By GlennR

My son worked through high school at the LBS and...

My son worked through high school at the LBS and took a bike that someone left to college for transportation. It was a 2x5 and had downtube shifters and a vinyl seat. He rode it from his off campus...
07-03-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,976
Posted By GlennR

There's still speed limits. I was heading...

There's still speed limits.

I was heading home through Bethpage State Park and the exit road from the parking lot is a nice down hill with a curve at the bottom. I was hammering it and when I came...
07-01-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,976
Posted By GlennR

In 2015 I was driving a 2001 Civic with 240,000...

In 2015 I was driving a 2001 Civic with 240,000 miles. I needed a better car but decided to buy a rather expensive bicycle knowing if I bought the car i'd never get the bike. And if i bought the...
Forum: Northeast
07-01-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,434
Views: 203,572
Posted By GlennR

June was a 600+ mile month I've been out 4-5...

June was a 600+ mile month

I've been out 4-5 times a week.
06-30-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,976
Posted By GlennR

I think a custom frame will cost more than $5000...

I think a custom frame will cost more than $5000 complete.

When you add electronic shifting the price and easily exceed $5000.

All i can say is never take an expensive bike for an extended test...
06-29-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,976
Posted By GlennR

And most leases are 39 months for a reason.

And most leases are 39 months for a reason.
06-29-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 543
Posted By GlennR

Inflate the old tube and see where the holes are....

Inflate the old tube and see where the holes are. If on the inside then its the rim tape of something in the rim.

Do you check the tire before putting a new tube in?

I've ridden in Scottsdale...
06-29-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,976
Posted By GlennR

That's because they don't last. After 2-3 years...

That's because they don't last. After 2-3 years the first owner/ lessor sells the car. The next keeps it for a few years until things start to break. They are overly complicated and any little thing...
06-29-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,976
Posted By GlennR

How many 15 year old MB do you see on the road?

How many 15 year old MB do you see on the road?
06-29-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,976
Posted By GlennR

You're right.... in 15 years the Kia will still...

You're right.... in 15 years the Kia will still be on the road while the Benz has been parked on the side of the home of the 5th owner for the past 3 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By GlennR

Selling your two bikes is a bad financial move,...

Selling your two bikes is a bad financial move, you're gonna take a beating on the price. I bet after you sell both you won't have enough to buy the Madone without adding a lot of cash.

There is...
06-28-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,409
Posted By GlennR

With Covid running amuck, i'd not take water from...

With Covid running amuck, i'd not take water from anyone else's water bottle.

I carry (2) 24oz bottles and there's always a place to refill.

And I don't need to stop for a drink.
06-28-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,409
Posted By GlennR

Small or large neck water bottle?

Small or large neck water bottle?
06-28-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,409
Posted By GlennR

You're able to get a drink while still riding...

You're able to get a drink while still riding with that?
06-28-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,409
Posted By GlennR

Problem solved ;)

Problem solved ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By GlennR

I just replaced a pair of bibs.... the elastic...

I just replaced a pair of bibs.... the elastic was shot. You can tell by looking.

I'll save them for winter riding when I wear tights over my bibs.
06-28-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By GlennR

No pictures please. And I'd be careful in...

No pictures please.

And I'd be careful in the woods for poison ivy.
06-28-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,409
Posted By GlennR

Neither is an extra pound or two. Right?

Neither is an extra pound or two. Right?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By GlennR

I have 303s and use zipp tubes and never a rattle.

I have 303s and use zipp tubes and never a rattle.
Forum: Northeast
06-28-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,434
Views: 203,572
Posted By GlennR

Another hot one, so I headed out early. When...

Another hot one, so I headed out early. When north to Sagamore Hill and then south to the beach. I was hoping that the path was open past Tobay but still closed. I assume there will be a ribbon...
06-28-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,409
Posted By GlennR

Most will "hold" a water bottle, but some of us...

Most will "hold" a water bottle, but some of us are a bit anal when it comes to weight and price doesn't matter.

My wife is a under $10 cage. Actually it was free, she had them include it when she...
06-28-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,409
Posted By GlennR

Not cheap but also not as expensive as many. ...

Not cheap but also not as expensive as many.

I see its a MTB and generally offroaders don't use bottle cages since the rough terrain tends to toss them. Most use a hydration back pack. Also weight...
06-27-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,490
Posted By GlennR

Don't mess around with the police or military...

Don't mess around with the police or military there.

If they say wear a mask or else. and if you can't... stop riding.
06-27-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,409
Posted By GlennR

Just curious, what you consider is an expensive...

Just curious, what you consider is an expensive bike?

And not that a $500 doesn't do the same job.
06-27-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,409
Posted By GlennR

Don't forget to take a dump before you ride.. ;) ...

Don't forget to take a dump before you ride.. ;)

Personally I don't like a backpack, or hydration bag or having a tone of stuff in my jersey pocket. And after what I spent on my bike, i figured...
06-27-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,409
Posted By GlennR

Better yet the XXX carbon cage. ...

Better yet the XXX carbon cage.
https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/us/en_US/equipment/bike-accessories/bike-water-bottles-cages/bike-water-bottle-cages/bontrager-xxx-water-bottle-cage/p/25488/

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,219
Posted By GlennR

Get the Emonda SLR 9 eTap... you'll love it. ...

Get the Emonda SLR 9 eTap... you'll love it.

Do it as a Project One and you can get the cheapest wheels and get the Zipps if you like. That's what I did and it's 14lbs, 5oz and that's complete...
06-25-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,011
Posted By GlennR

I know the guy next door and that he's careful...

I know the guy next door and that he's careful and doesn't have risky behavior. While the guy from Florida is an unknow and comes from a state that is setting new records everyday.
06-25-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 577
Posted By GlennR

Wow... just learned something new I don't need. ...

Wow... just learned something new I don't need.

My wife has valve caps that came on her Specalized Roll that have a pressure indicator, green=OK and red=low.

I can tell you that yesterday I was...
06-25-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 840
Posted By GlennR

I change the Sram Red chain every 3000 miles. I...

I change the Sram Red chain every 3000 miles. I still have my original chainrings and cassette with 24,000, Chains are cheap enough.
06-25-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,011
Posted By GlennR

Well, Long Island just went to Phase 3 so you can...

Well, Long Island just went to Phase 3 so you can now eat inside.

I'll continue avoiding groups whenever possible and just food shop once every 2 weeks and wear a mask. My reason is my 10 week old...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,787
Posted By GlennR

Replacing my Garmin 510 with a 530 only to find a...

Replacing my Garmin 510 with a 530 only to find a day later there was a way to repair it.

So now my son got a 510 for free.

https://i.imgur.com/iL1Fdli.jpg
06-24-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 577
Posted By GlennR

I have a Bontrager floor pump and put 100psi in...

I have a Bontrager floor pump and put 100psi in the 25mm tire. I think the max on the tires is 120psi. When I get past 90psi a single pump only puts a few psi in so there's no way to accidentally hit...
06-24-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,011
Posted By GlennR

So the dentist you go to makes you an expert? ...

So the dentist you go to makes you an expert?

Just saying, you.do whatever you think is right.
06-24-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,011
Posted By GlennR

Does holy water have more electrolytes?

Does holy water have more electrolytes?
06-23-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By GlennR

I had a 2002 Civic coupe and with the rear seat...

I had a 2002 Civic coupe and with the rear seat folded my bike fit inside with the front wheel removed.

No need to waste money on a rack. And it's safest inside the car.
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By GlennR

Generally used bike sell for 40% of their new...

Generally used bike sell for 40% of their new value, but with there being a shortage of bikes you can ask more... maybe 75% if it's pristine.
06-23-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By GlennR

You have 21 year old tires? :)

You have 21 year old tires? :)
06-23-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,629
Posted By GlennR

Or your old tubes and gel wrappers.

Or your old tubes and gel wrappers.
06-23-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,976
Posted By GlennR

Get Bose QC35... noise canceling.

Get Bose QC35... noise canceling.
06-23-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,976
Posted By GlennR

I would of thought you'd say TACOs. Bikes are...

I would of thought you'd say TACOs.
Bikes are like tools, no one does everything, just like I have (4) torque wrenches and a half dozen different hammers.

Here's my wife's $500 ($565) bike. It...
06-23-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,976
Posted By GlennR

My son got into triathlons at age 14. At 15 he...

My son got into triathlons at age 14. At 15 he purchased a Specialized Allez for $800 and only replaced it when he was 18 and working at a local bike shop and purchased a Cervelo P2... which is still...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By GlennR

I have a second bike with hydro disc for rain and...

I have a second bike with hydro disc for rain and winter riding ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By GlennR

I have 24,000 miles on 303s with no visible wear.

I have 24,000 miles on 303s with no visible wear.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By GlennR

They don't list a Sram Axis option ;)

They don't list a Sram Axis option ;)
06-23-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By GlennR

It's not.

It's not.
06-23-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,629
Posted By GlennR

Don't we all ;) ...

Don't we all ;)
https://media.npr.org/news/images/2007/jul/25/leader_540.jpg
06-23-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 599
Posted By GlennR

I have Bontrager Speedstop and there's a screw...

I have Bontrager Speedstop and there's a screw that adjustest the spring pressure and centers the pads.
06-23-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,976
Posted By GlennR

Original Model IIs that I sent to Vandersteen 10...

Original Model IIs that I sent to Vandersteen 10 years ago and had the drivers and crossover replaced.
06-22-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,976
Posted By GlennR

post #3...

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