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Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,201
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​You get to tell eBike people you get a...

​​​​​​You get to tell eBike people you get a thousand miles to a charge and something must be wrong with theirs. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,201
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​For a gravel bike, it makes even more sense.

​​​​​​For a gravel bike, it makes even more sense.
03-30-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,105
Posted By Maelochs

I usually go home, get in my car, and drive...

I usually go home, get in my car, and drive around until I see a cyclist and yell at him or her. Always makes me feel better. :D
03-30-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,105
Posted By wle

just smile like an idiot, and wave, saying "hey...

just smile like an idiot, and wave, saying "hey bob! see you at the lodge friday!!"

wle
03-30-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By Trakhak

The flexing is more likely occurring in the wheel...

The flexing is more likely occurring in the wheel rather than in the frame, although both are possible.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,768
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Trek buys a lot more groupsets than any...

Trek buys a lot more groupsets than any individual, same for Giant and all the rest, so they get better pricing. Buying it as part of a bike is usually more cost effective than buying it standalone....
03-29-20, 08:46 AM
03-29-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,612
Posted By dedhed

That's not a bike that would normally have a Ti...

That's not a bike that would normally have a Ti or SS anything on it.
03-18-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 699
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A friend who lives down south told me San...

A friend who lives down south told me San Francisco is considering marijuana dispensaries an essential service. :lol:
03-17-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,650
Posted By livedarklions

It's only a direct threat to our lives, our loved...

It's only a direct threat to our lives, our loved ones, our health, our freedom and our livelihoods. It's only curtailing a major portion of our choices every single day. Why would anyone be...
03-17-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,091
Posted By shoota

It's an old wive's tale that *might* have had...

It's an old wive's tale that *might* have had some credence back when all road bikes were essentially the same geo. It's complete baloney now.
03-17-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By sdmc530

Your correct, however most companies have QC...

Your correct, however most companies have QC control issues at some time. This was the first time I have ever had any issue with Garmin so I am not complaining. I try to spend money with companies...
03-17-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By srode1

I would guess it's going to be through early...

I would guess it's going to be through early Summer - flattening the curve also means making it longer.
03-16-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,666
Posted By OBoile

I didn't say "tin foil" I sad "idiocy". Seems I...

I didn't say "tin foil" I sad "idiocy". Seems I made a good choice in my use of words.
03-16-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,584
Posted By FlashBazbo

This is shocking to me! I thought California...

This is shocking to me! I thought California already required people over 40 to go through Carousel! There shouldn't BE any people over 65, should there?
03-16-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,666
Posted By OBoile

This kind of idiocy is the last thing we need...

This kind of idiocy is the last thing we need right now.
Forum: Commuting
03-14-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,069
Posted By noglider

I was having a terribly pessimistic moment....

I was having a terribly pessimistic moment. Sorry, and I hope you understand. We are in a time of fear and doubt. I've hereby lifted my chin back up. Carry on.
03-08-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 955
Posted By tomato coupe

Find a friendly machine shop and ask them to do...

Find a friendly machine shop and ask them to do it. Not only will they have the right tools to remove the screw, they'll be able to set it up so the frame suffers no damage.
03-08-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 700
Posted By HillRider

A broken spoke in 1200 miles is not a good sign. ...

A broken spoke in 1200 miles is not a good sign. Either the spoke was defective (or damaged) or the tension was badly off leading to rapid fatigue failure.

As a basis for comparison, I have a...
03-08-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 700
Posted By CliffordK

Lots of reasons and places spokes break. ...

Lots of reasons and places spokes break.

Dropped chain into the spokes.
Broken nipples
Fatigue
Bad Angles at nipple
etc.

If you break, I'd simply replace and true. Perhaps look for other...
03-02-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,238
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If you're in California, you're already in grave...

If you're in California, you're already in grave danger of cleaving off into the Pacific, at which point you will become a sovereign nation, and the rest of America will utter a collective sigh of...
02-27-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,466
Posted By rydabent

Almost all non cyclist find it hard to belied...

Almost all non cyclist find it hard to belied anyone could ride 20 to 40 miles in an afternoon.
02-24-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By Retro Grouch

1. You have to cut open your rear triangle and...

1. You have to cut open your rear triangle and figure out how to close it up again. That's probably the easy part.
2. You have to get Gates to produce a belt the exact right length to fit your...
02-24-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

You are asking for a level of quality not...

You are asking for a level of quality not normally included with bikes, and certainly not with budget-oriented online sales of bikes. If it's that important to you, get it done yourself. But I...
02-24-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By sch

My Park chain cleaner is ~15+ yrs old. I use...

My Park chain cleaner is ~15+ yrs old. I use simple green undiluted twice, and then a third chain run through
with simple green 50% in water. Then water rinses until the water that is left in the...
02-24-20, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By TerryDi2C

They lock out small ring, smallest sprockets on...

They lock out small ring, smallest sprockets on r8050 / r9150 and newer, depending on the chain rings / cassette you have set up.
You can "cheat" this using the method you described, or you could...
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By unterhausen

I have had some annoying rides with other people...

I have had some annoying rides with other people because their handlebar bags kept slipping down. I like racks
02-20-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 607
Posted By MNebiker

I use a piece of card stock - folded over to the...

I use a piece of card stock - folded over to the desired thickness - and stick it to the rim with a strip of masking tape. Both hands free to make adjustments . . . .
02-19-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 966
Posted By Notso_fastLane

It's even worse when it drags on the ground. :p

It's even worse when it drags on the ground. :p
02-18-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 966
Posted By livedarklions

Depends.

Depends.
02-18-20, 02:16 AM
02-16-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,842
Posted By tyrion

You can put 28mm tires on a gravel bike but you...

You can put 28mm tires on a gravel bike but you can't put 40mm tires on a road bike.
02-15-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,381
Posted By Spoonrobot

The possibility for major economic disruption is...

The possibility for major economic disruption is a real concern. There are many employees who will lose their jobs very quickly if there is no product to sell or no parts to complete service. It is...
02-12-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,006
Posted By rumrunn6

:popcorn

:popcorn
02-05-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,271
Posted By Steve B.

The $120 out front mounted battery pack that...

The $120 out front mounted battery pack that Garmin sells is specific to just the 1030. That device as well uses a specific mount that has 4 contact pins that the batter pack engages in order to...
02-05-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,421
Posted By mr_bill

I belive you have a 105 RD-5800-SS...

I belive you have a 105 RD-5800-SS (https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/product/component/105-5800/RD-5800-SS.html) (short cage) 11 speed derailluer on your bike?

By the book, the low sprocket max for...
02-05-20, 02:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,421
Posted By Miele Man

I'm 69 years young come this summer. My belief...

I'm 69 years young come this summer. My belief about gearing range is use what suits you. On one of my road bikes I have a 30 - 42 -52 crankset. I only went with the 42 and 52 rings instead of 40 and...
01-30-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,125
Posted By Bassmanbob

I can forgive him for doping... everybody did it....

I can forgive him for doping... everybody did it.

I can forgive him for lying about the doping... everybody did it.

I can't forgive him for ruining those people's lives who told the truth.

I...
01-30-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By JanMM

R foot plus L foot cadences divided by two.

R foot plus L foot cadences divided by two.
01-29-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,125
Posted By OBoile

Honest question: was doping against the rules...

Honest question: was doping against the rules when Tom Simpson did it?

Aside from that, I agree that if credible evidence is available, people caught cheating should have to vacate their...
01-29-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,125
Posted By Happy Feet

About forgiveness. It's possible to forgive...

About forgiveness.

It's possible to forgive someone but still not allow them to participate in the arena they committed their crimes in. His behavior in professional cycling was reprehensible. The...
01-28-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,125
Posted By Miele Man

Plus he's never apologized to those whom he...

Plus he's never apologized to those whom he destroyed.

When Lance stated that it's not about the bike he was probably thing, "No, it's about the dope and how you use it."

He just strikes me as...
01-28-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,125
Posted By livedarklions

Frankly, I think he got enough of a break by...

Frankly, I think he got enough of a break by withholding his "confession" and rather incomplete apology until after any applicable statutes of limitations on the multiple felonies were up. I do not...
01-27-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 739
Posted By Eric F

Spending a lot of money to lose a few grams off...

Spending a lot of money to lose a few grams off your bike is the most important thing of all.

Sincerely,
- The Bicycle Industry
01-27-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,125
Posted By Miele Man

What a lot of people including myself have...

What a lot of people including myself have against Lance Armstrong and why we detest him is NOT the fact that he was a doper or even that he denied doping. What we have against him is the lengths he...
01-26-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,125
Posted By Wildwood

Let's hope his "different game now" doesn't...

Let's hope his "different game now" doesn't involve spending time and effort threatening his racing contemporaries (many that helped him cheat victories), ruining the lives of truth tellers,...
01-26-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,125
Posted By livedarklions

I don't care if he wants to inject his insight...

I don't care if he wants to inject his insight and give people the inside dope on his podcast, but I do hope that NBC respects his lifetime ban this year and keeps him off the broadcast coverage.
01-22-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,745
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

This should 100% be a warranty issue. If the shop...

This should 100% be a warranty issue. If the shop didn't tell you outright "the cables need to be replaced every two months' then this is on them.

Also, Shimano parts on new bikes have a 2 year...
01-21-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,568
Posted By bruce19

It didn't work. You lost an R.

It didn't work. You lost an R.
01-20-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,735
Posted By jbucky1

its all about the surface you are riding on and...

its all about the surface you are riding on and the suppleness of your tire. Like the above poster said.

if you are riding on rougher surface, then yes a lower tire pressure can be more efficient...
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