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Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By shelbyfv

IIRC there were some fun threads about these...

IIRC there were some fun threads about these bikes a few years ago. The geometry was so bizarre they were almost giving them away. Folks would come here to brag about the deal they got, then...
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By shelbyfv

I can't remember. :foo: I bought it for my...

I can't remember. :foo: I bought it for my nephew so I just cleaned/lubed/adjusted it and passed it along.
10-18-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,224
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, Tim could have pointed you in the right...

Well, Tim could have pointed you in the right direction, he knew his apparel!
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By shelbyfv

I bought a PDG 7 with a new 105 10 speed group a...

I bought a PDG 7 with a new 105 10 speed group a few years ago. IIRC I paid about $600. I think I overpaid but it was in very nice condition. The frame has cool details like the diamond bottle...
10-18-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 846
Posted By shelbyfv

I miss Nashbar/Performance:(

I miss Nashbar/Performance:(
10-18-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,097
Posted By shelbyfv

I won't pretend to be qualified to discuss the...

I won't pretend to be qualified to discuss the physics involved in either system, but it seems as if folks who are (manufacturers) have moved to TA for discs. :foo: I'm happy with QRs on my rim brake...
10-18-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 694
Posted By shelbyfv

It works well via phone. Photos taken with your...

It works well via phone. Photos taken with your phone are easy to attach to the ride summary. The elevation profiles and totals are interesting. You can make your rides as public or private as you...
10-17-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 694
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep! I posted this in another thread but I'll...

Yep! I posted this in another thread but I'll shamelessly post it again. The "Ten" is for 1000 miles which seems OK for a...
10-17-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 694
Posted By shelbyfv

Sure is flat there!

Sure is flat there!
10-16-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By shelbyfv

Nice color!

Nice color!
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By shelbyfv

Merlin UK - thumbs up!

Sadly, most UK mail order sites no longer ship Shimano parts to the US. Merlin is an exception. I ordered a complete 8000 group at substantial savings over US prices. It took not quite two weeks...
10-16-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By shelbyfv

Is there a spacer you can remove? Assume you have...

Is there a spacer you can remove? Assume you have 11 speed freehub.
10-16-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,159
Posted By shelbyfv

Some posts in this thread have lots of words....

Some posts in this thread have lots of words....
10-16-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 24,225
Posted By shelbyfv

Ahhh, a troll who apparently doesn't ride a...

Ahhh, a troll who apparently doesn't ride a bike:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,788
Posted By shelbyfv

See the Doc:foo:

See the Doc:foo:
10-16-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,178
Posted By shelbyfv

You are buying both the Journeyman and the LHT? ...

You are buying both the Journeyman and the LHT? https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1185749-help-me-officially-build-my-surly-long-haul-trucker.html :foo:
10-15-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,644
Posted By shelbyfv

Maybe a quote will alert the OP that we are...

Maybe a quote will alert the OP that we are hoping for an update.:thumb:
10-15-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,416
Posted By shelbyfv

It seems chain longevity can legitimately vary. I...

It seems chain longevity can legitimately vary. I don't track my component mileage but according to Strava I've done about 6000 miles since I resumed riding in April. I have no idea how many miles I...
10-14-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,471
Posted By shelbyfv

Nope, not gonna bite....

Nope, not gonna bite....
10-14-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,097
Posted By shelbyfv

Good to hear! FWIW, it doesn't seem there will...

Good to hear! FWIW, it doesn't seem there will be any question going forward. Seems as if manufacturers are going to T/A when their stock of older frames is exhausted.
10-14-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,878
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, OP "brought it" and started a tire thread...

Well, OP "brought it" and started a tire thread the very same day. Curiously, it doesn't seem he had anything to contribute.:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,106
Posted By shelbyfv

If you need to ask, you probably should buy...

If you need to ask, you probably should buy locally. Mail order works best for folks who know what they want and have some level of expertise. Also, if the new bike should become too small for you,...
10-14-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By shelbyfv

I think the lowest level SRAM road group is Apex...

I think the lowest level SRAM road group is Apex 10 speed. Your choices are 1X or 2X.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 633
Posted By shelbyfv

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I've...
10-14-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,097
Posted By shelbyfv

My experience with QR and discs was that the...

My experience with QR and discs was that the caliper often needed to be realigned when the front wheel was removed/replaced. A small variation that would be acceptable with rim brakes would cause...
10-13-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,878
Posted By shelbyfv

A quick Google will reveal that OP is "well...

A quick Google will reveal that OP is "well known" on the internet, so either is possible.
10-13-19, 12:51 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd surely look the part on that thing but I...

I'd surely look the part on that thing but I don't have any trick skills worth paying to watch:(
10-12-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,878
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, training for "time trials" is serious...

Yep, training for "time trials" is serious business, not to be confused with mere "pleasure riding." :thumb:
10-12-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 24,225
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't know why this silly thread rose from the...

I don't know why this silly thread rose from the dead:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By shelbyfv

The circus is looking for their bike:thumb:

The circus is looking for their bike:thumb:
10-12-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,097
Posted By shelbyfv

You are fortunate they stepped up to at least a...

You are fortunate they stepped up to at least a front thru axle. QRs and disc brakes are an unhappy match, especially on the front.
10-11-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,097
Posted By shelbyfv

Thru axle?

Thru axle?
10-11-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,878
Posted By shelbyfv

Don't be coy, go ahead and start a thread for the...

Don't be coy, go ahead and start a thread for the first of your topics:thumb:
10-11-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,878
Posted By shelbyfv

If you don't have something to sell, a product...

If you don't have something to sell, a product "under development" or a website to promote, have at it. If it involves a motor, put it in Ebike.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,351
Posted By shelbyfv

You need to contact forum member "my ti." ...

You need to contact forum member "my ti." Apparently he was not pleased with the Madone and quickly returned it. IIRC, he was clyde and a half+ so would likely have thoughts about the stiffness.
10-11-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,644
Posted By shelbyfv

How about an update from OP on collegiate racing?

How about an update from OP on collegiate racing?
10-11-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By shelbyfv

Another way to get traffic on your blog would be...

Another way to get traffic on your blog would be to post the link in the "Blogger's Forum" section.
Forum: Introductions
10-11-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By shelbyfv

Welcome! I expect your enjoyment of cycling will...

Welcome! I expect your enjoyment of cycling will grow as you become able to do significant mileage. FWIW, for those who can't let go of politics during the time spent on BF, there is a P&R...
10-11-19, 05:32 AM
10-09-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 834
Posted By shelbyfv

This is mostly beyond my comprehension but my...

This is mostly beyond my comprehension but my Edge 530 instructions specifically said that the Bluetooth connection must be made via the Connect app and not through the phone BT. I left the phone...
10-08-19, 04:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 759
Posted By shelbyfv

Someone went to a lot of trouble trying to turn...

Someone went to a lot of trouble trying to turn that pig's ear into a silk purse.
10-07-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By shelbyfv

Try holding the large lever stationary while...

Try holding the large lever stationary while clicking the small.
10-03-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,490
Posted By shelbyfv

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

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I got mine today. I think the "five" and "ten" mean 500 and 1000...
10-02-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By shelbyfv

Looks as if Bubba has lost some weight;)

Looks as if Bubba has lost some weight;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,261
Posted By shelbyfv

Reinforces why engineers and physicists have to...

Reinforces why engineers and physicists have to go to school and the importance of the scientific method. "Sounds good to me" can quickly lead one astray:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By shelbyfv

Looks like a fun and scenic ride, congrats!:thumb:

Looks like a fun and scenic ride, congrats!:thumb:
09-27-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,696
Posted By shelbyfv

If I had to ride a tri bike every day, I'd...

If I had to ride a tri bike every day, I'd probably look for a reason to cut the season short! Swimming is good winter exercise if you can get past all the cooties in the water.
09-27-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,696
Posted By shelbyfv

Does seem as if trolls were once less repetitive.

Does seem as if trolls were once less repetitive.
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