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08-04-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By tkamd73

I don’t get facebook. Tim

I don’t get facebook.
Tim
08-04-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 597
Posted By shelbyfv

I wouldn't ride a bike with even a rumor of a...

I wouldn't ride a bike with even a rumor of a crack or a "pristine" carbon frame of unknown provenance. However, for a trainer I'd drill the ends of those cracks, wrap the business in some sort of...
08-04-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By Wileyrat

Luddite? I'm not even on facebook.

Luddite? I'm not even on facebook.
08-02-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,814
Posted By indyfabz

:roflmao2:I love that skit. Although I...

:roflmao2:I love that skit.

Although I should say that smarts are not a congressional requirement.
07-30-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By SalsaShark

Chocolate Milk

Chocolate Milk
07-27-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,090
Posted By Symox

Just put some 28 Gatorskins on my Specialized...

Just put some 28 Gatorskins on my Specialized Roubaix (there is plenty of room cyccommute ). You guys are right, here is a huge difference in comfort (running at 90psi (115 is max). Should I run...
07-25-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By 79pmooney

My mom stopped riding after a crash at 85...

My mom stopped riding after a crash at 85 (because after, she couldn't get strong enough to ride fast enough to feel safe in traffic!) She passed 7 years later. I"m guessing we'll be riding...
07-21-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 910
Posted By Gconan

I cannot believe people are blaming this on the...

I cannot believe people are blaming this on the President. The President has nothing to do with it. Those are low down political shots. Blame, blame, blame the President. Sounds kinda dumb. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 01:39 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,989
Posted By SurferCyclist

There's a couple of riders around here who do 3-4...

There's a couple of riders around here who do 3-4 mile "rides" just to get a KOM. You can see the start finish places of their rides so obviously went out purely for purpose of getting KOM. Whatever...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,311
Posted By big chainring

Well this thread turned into a mish mash of...

Well this thread turned into a mish mash of nothingness. Really weird how anyone into the road bike scene when I was a yute, was kinda on the same page. Similar backgrounds, similar interests, knew...
07-08-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By Joe Bikerider

My daughters fancy BMW 3something has a front...

My daughters fancy BMW 3something has a front tire that leaks just a little bit. About every two weeks it starts complaining about low tire. I just apply my Serfas floor pump to it for a few minutes...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,555
Posted By Germanrazor

Also alternate between seated climbing and...

Also alternate between seated climbing and standing out of the saddle. Works different muscle groups and it really worked for me in the “formative” years of cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,839
Posted By ririder

The nobs are the ones belittling the OP for...

The nobs are the ones belittling the OP for buying tires that meet his needs. They weren't offering opinions,"Wait until you try an actual nice tire" and "My thought as well" are backhanded opinions...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,839
Posted By eduskator

Wait, some people do this? :lol: On another...

Wait, some people do this? :lol:

On another topic, I always find it funny how some forum members here act like they are experts who know everything. If OP said he liked his new tires, then why the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,487
Views: 388,617
Posted By Ogsarg

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,487
Views: 388,617
Posted By Camilo

A couple of rides I've done recently. ...

A couple of rides I've done recently.

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06-27-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,906
Posted By sledgefisher

If the OP had wanted to bash his LBS do you think...

If the OP had wanted to bash his LBS do you think that he would have neglected to mention the company names?
As I see it he went to a forum to try and get some advice on his options from people that...
06-27-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,906
Posted By MrPeabody

Thank you for totally misreading my post. To...

Thank you for totally misreading my post.

To continue your analogy, if you read my post, I wasn't asking if "every restaurant in the country regularly over cooks steaks." I was asking what to do...
06-27-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,906
Posted By MrPeabody

Thanks to all who have given constructive advice....

Thanks to all who have given constructive advice. I definitely appreciate it.

I admit I missed the head tube crack and that's my bad. I also admit that I'm not the professional. But having worked...
06-27-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,906
Posted By sledgefisher

And you on the other hand sound so welcoming to a...

And you on the other hand sound so welcoming to a new member. What do you know about the guys area? I bet every LBS you frequent everyone bends over backwards to give you the service you so rightly...
06-22-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By CyFan4036

I'm back!

https://i.imgur.com/6VadhA7.jpg

After 20+ years away this is my new ride. Ultegra and Dura-Ace...very light and stiff! Can't wait to take her out!
...
06-16-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,700
Posted By GlennR

I just replaced my Garmin 510 with a 530 and...

I just replaced my Garmin 510 with a 530 and found the 530 lets me know how many times I shifted each derailleur.

I can't imagine how I lived without that.

But I do like the basic functions of...
06-14-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By phughes

Photography, astronomy, motorcycles, bake, cook,...

Photography, astronomy, motorcycles, bake, cook, aquarium, camp... bother my wife...

...
06-14-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By indyfabz

I cook. Camel burgers, anyone? ...

I cook.

Camel burgers, anyone?

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06-11-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By Pugs2xLove

Tmi.

Tmi.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By PJay120

"TOO FAST" radar sign on bike trail!

This is funny! In Harris County (Houston area) Texas, we have the Spring Creek Greenway. 16 miles of nice, paved trail along Spring Creek, from I-45 to I-59.
I am getting my son into road biking,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,921
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I'll admit that when I'm riding solo and I see...

I'll admit that when I'm riding solo and I see another rider ahead of me, the "race is on" even if the other rider has no idea that it is :D I like chasing down other riders just to give me...
06-09-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,371
Posted By Rider_1

Check the article. It is about an innocent guy...

Check the article. It is about an innocent guy who rode the same route and caught the blame.
05-25-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By cyccommute

That’s not a crack. It’s a joint. All rims have...

That’s not a crack. It’s a joint. All rims have them. Some are pinned and welded, and some are just pinned. A single walled rim like yours is usually just pinned. The joint is a little separated but...
05-24-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,546
Posted By GlennR

Sorry, 3000 years of unbroken tradition. Besides,...

Sorry, 3000 years of unbroken tradition. Besides, you were most likely done in the hospital before you left.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,917
Posted By DrIsotope

As a committed non-racer, I love that W/kg chart....

As a committed non-racer, I love that W/kg chart. For the five second and one minute, I'm off the bottom of the chart. Nowhere close. Then I'm in the middle of Cat5 for 5-minute, and smack in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,667
Posted By noisebeam

I want to pay and in fact would really like to...

I want to pay and in fact would really like to pay, but I won't until BT HRM works with the iPhone app again.

That is what would be the reason to pay if I could not use it with my HRM? Before...
05-13-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,404
Posted By Rides4Beer

Not if the bike wasn't setup properly to begin...

Not if the bike wasn't setup properly to begin with, that's on the shop.

OP, I'd take it back immediately, before you ride it again. IMO, these things are unacceptable on a brand new, and...
05-12-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By PoorInRichfield

As an engineer, accuracy is something I think...

As an engineer, accuracy is something I think about. However, one has to ask the question, "What is the reference standard for power meter accuracy?" I.e., is the meter on your bike 100% accurate? ...
05-10-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,983
Posted By Gconan

The girl was in pain. It was not hilarious.

The girl was in pain. It was not hilarious.
05-01-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,769
Posted By Wildwood

I'll give my personal perspective a try again....

I'll give my personal perspective a try again. But making it quick.

I'm not about training for an event. Never was really. Too safety conscious to participate in big or medium events. Just not my...
04-30-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,326
Posted By GlennR

Two days ago I saw some recreational riders ride...

Two days ago I saw some recreational riders ride past my house wearing masks and no helmets.

So they made a decision that the odds of crashing and hitting their head was less than catching...
04-30-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,326
Posted By Litespud

the great outdoors will dilute any exhaled...

the great outdoors will dilute any exhaled aerosol to nothing in seconds, add the killing effect of sunshine UV, and IMO unless someone coughs directly into your face, nothing is going to happen. I...
04-30-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,326
Posted By tkamd73

No, and never will, when cycling anyway. Tim

No, and never will, when cycling anyway.
Tim
04-30-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,326
Posted By brewerkz

not needed

not needed
04-25-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By colnago62

I donít think Zwift takes suggestions well. I...

I donít think Zwift takes suggestions well. I know people have been asking for a way to toggle off some of the screen information. That seems standard for the video games I have played, yet Zwift...
04-24-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,438
Posted By jpescatore

You can start out for free and just load the...

You can start out for free and just load the Strava or RideWithGPS or MapMyRide (or many other) free apps on your phone, start it up when you begin your ride and you will be able to track your...
04-23-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By jpescatore

Group Meetup in Zwift - pretty slick

I have a friend who lives about 450 miles away who I convinced to get on Zwift. We tried riding together last year but he is a much slower rider than me and it really didn't work.

Tried the new...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,252
Posted By Cypress

No worse than the perpetual bashing of the...

No worse than the perpetual bashing of the current administration that doesn't get pruned because it goes with the forum majority.
04-16-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,733
Posted By livedarklions

When riding a triple, best to wear three pairs of...

When riding a triple, best to wear three pairs of pants for compatibility.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,944
Posted By bpcyclist

Why are those particular bikes marked up so much,...

Why are those particular bikes marked up so much, in your opinion? Wouldn't they sell a bunch more of them if they are 5500 bucks instead of $12K? I am never going to spend 10 grand on a bicycle....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,537
Posted By mwat

No shame in low gearing. I like to keep the...

No shame in low gearing. I like to keep the cadence at a comfortable level. Gear according to your strength and endurance. Build off that. Enjoy and don't worry about what others are doing.
04-07-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,057
Posted By livedarklions

There's really no substitute for trying seats. I...

There's really no substitute for trying seats. I think butts vary as much as feet, so we can't really know what's going to be comfortable for you. I know that seat is wayyyy too big for me, but...
03-31-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,527
Posted By Paul Barnard

Maybe it's the small town boy in me, but I wave...

Maybe it's the small town boy in me, but I wave or nod at everyone unless there is a steady procession of people. I say hello to strangers when I pass them on the sidewalk when there's not a steady...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,697
Posted By mercator

I'm going to go out on a limb here and conclude...

I'm going to go out on a limb here and conclude that you don't do much skiing or swimming...:rolleyes:
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