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Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,965
Posted By Sy Reene

My comment and reply was specific to the...

My comment and reply was specific to the referenced amazon tool, not a standard allen key. A standard 6mm allen key wouldn't be an issue getting to somewhere in the 12Nm vicinity and is a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,092
Posted By Sy Reene

But it's comments like these that I find...

But it's comments like these that I find interesting. 3 yrs ago, nobody was complaining about how beat up they were from their tires being inflated to 90+psi, now it seems like the BF wisdom is that...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,100
Posted By Sy Reene

Sounds good, but no. Doing the tour de Tucson...

Sounds good, but no. Doing the tour de Tucson next weekend then heading back home. Combining this with a visit with my son who's at UofA.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 83,631
Posted By Sy Reene

better than this: ...

better than this:
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1428x797/corn_aa7f74a37e9c495cd82ded4226c7a5f38f39b0dc.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,100
Posted By Sy Reene

Looking forward to my first crabon bike ride.. ...

Looking forward to my first crabon bike ride.. Been on titanium forever, but doing an away ride in AZ in a week and am renting a 2020 Emonda as that's what the shop has. Fingers crossed. Other...
11-11-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,127
Posted By Sy Reene

A question for those with prescriptions.. how do...

A question for those with prescriptions.. how do you get the lenses made so you can both read a Garmin at the 1-2 ft distance, as well as progressive out for infinity/distance viewing? I tried a...
11-10-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,127
Posted By Sy Reene

I find the it's worth it to get the expensive and...

I find the it's worth it to get the expensive and nice sunglasses when they're on sale for 50%+ off. Eg. Smith Attacks on Steep&Cheap at $100 (vs. $250 msrp)
...
11-08-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,017
Posted By Sy Reene

Interesting to note that Vittoria has a...

Interesting to note that Vittoria has a progression of the amount of 'fine tread' amount in their Corsa lineup, going from the fastest "Speed" to the Corsa Standard, to the Corsa Control
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,267
Posted By Sy Reene

1. You might look around on the webz.. eg....

1. You might look around on the webz.. eg. here's the shape of 3T's Superergo bar. You'll want to probably determine the reach built into your current modern bars and see if you can find something...
11-06-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By Sy Reene

Have you looked at the IRD "Wayback" seatpost? ...

Have you looked at the IRD "Wayback" seatpost?

Wayback Seatpost ? Interloc Racing Design / IRD (http://www.interlocracing.com/seatposts/wayback-seatpost)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,793
Posted By Sy Reene

fwiw.. I did a bit of 'research'.. Seems there...

fwiw.. I did a bit of 'research'.. Seems there are all sorts of variety superglue, and came across some references to the below "PowerFlex" type being suited for bike tire repair/fortification...
11-04-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By Sy Reene

Just wondering what you ended up getting?

Just wondering what you ended up getting?
11-04-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By Sy Reene

Take a look at the Fizik seatposts (R3, R5).. The...

Take a look at the Fizik seatposts (R3, R5).. The clamp surface is great and long, compatible with a number of rail shapes and sizes, and acts like a 2-bolt system, but one of them is actually a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,148
Posted By Sy Reene

BRR has some data fwiw. This article might be...

BRR has some data fwiw. This article might be helpful for you at least in picking a tire width that will fit your bike if you go with 5Ks. 5K 25mm tires seems to inflate to about 1mm less width...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,419
Posted By Sy Reene

What bike manufacturers don't allow trainers to...

What bike manufacturers don't allow trainers to (voiding warranty) be used with their bikes anyway? If they sponsor a UCI or whatnot pro team, are all the team members supposed to warm up on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,419
Posted By Sy Reene

I woulda kept it anyway.. just not have sweat...

I woulda kept it anyway.. just not have sweat dripping all over the new stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,049
Posted By Sy Reene

Yeah, I guess variances like this exist. I just...

Yeah, I guess variances like this exist. I just find it curious though that there's a somewhat non-unique mention from time to to time, that average speed is a worthless metric.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,049
Posted By Sy Reene

Fact: In a race, the rider with the highest avg...

Fact: In a race, the rider with the highest avg mph speed wins.
10-27-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,160
Posted By Sy Reene

Most kinds of power require a substantial...

Most kinds of power require a substantial sacrifice by whoever wants the power. There is an apprenticeship, a discipline lasting many years. Whatever kind of power you want. President of the company....
10-26-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By Sy Reene

I prefer sueded leather style skate shoes. The...

I prefer sueded leather style skate shoes. The uppers might be good for gravel protection and the soles/treads are pretty grippy on the platforms that have the spikes.

eg....
10-23-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,160
Posted By Sy Reene

Isn't this just about a there being a right to...

Isn't this just about a there being a right to use motorways with a motorized vehicle with some sort of verified ability to do so? Otherwise I could imagine that all suspended-license DWI drivers...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,327
Posted By Sy Reene

Do you have the inflations backwards? ie. 85...

Do you have the inflations backwards? ie. 85 rear, 75 front?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 23,835
Posted By Sy Reene

Next comes electric handlebar and saddle warmers.

Next comes electric handlebar and saddle warmers.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 23,835
Posted By Sy Reene

Golf is a good walk spoiled. Common.. fess up. ...

Golf is a good walk spoiled. Common.. fess up. who takes a cart?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,362
Posted By Sy Reene

Condor cycles is an LBS, it's just that it's a...

Condor cycles is an LBS, it's just that it's a long way away. I've been to their London shop.. nice place.
I don't see any reason to disparage bike sellers who have sought to remain viable by...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 89,852
Posted By Sy Reene

If it was me, I'd enquire of LB about doing a 36F...

If it was me, I'd enquire of LB about doing a 36F and 46R wheelset
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 23,835
Posted By Sy Reene

I'm bothered by how that story has turned out...

I'm bothered by how that story has turned out 'defenders' of ebike users by going into diversions about health issues and a-fib or whatnot. If there's a topic to discuss here, I think it might be...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 23,835
Posted By Sy Reene

It depends on which sub-topic of the many being...

It depends on which sub-topic of the many being discussed in this thread he was referring to. Could be reference to OP's mention that the ebike riders were in the 20-30 yr old age group.. and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 23,835
Posted By Sy Reene

Which came first.. the elevator or the...

Which came first.. the elevator or the escalator..? That's what started it all.. :50:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 23,835
Posted By Sy Reene

Presumably he would have had less fun under his...

Presumably he would have had less fun under his own power and riding with the 'not pretty fast group'?
10-05-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,292
Posted By Sy Reene

None of the wind or rolling resistance or weight...

None of the wind or rolling resistance or weight or weather matters. The gear calculators provide speed based on gear AND cadence -- if I weigh 500 lbs, and pedal a 50/16 gear at a 90 cadence into a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,073
Posted By Sy Reene

An overbuilt option (probably not too...

An overbuilt option (probably not too lightweight):
https://www.merlincycles.com/hope-20five-pro-4-road-cx-disc-rear-wheel-700c-95184.html
09-30-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,836
Posted By Sy Reene

How about "Dentist killed by Soccer Mom"? ...

How about "Dentist killed by Soccer Mom"? "Landscaper runs over cycling schoolteacher" ? Lots of ways both parties in a story can be represented by a person and not imbalanced where only one is a...
09-26-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,836
Posted By Sy Reene

Though, it is an interesting observation to note...

Though, it is an interesting observation to note that a typical cyclist death news story (in NYC we've had quite a few) headlines will be along the lines of "Cyclist killed by truck" -- and not...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,101
Posted By Sy Reene

true.. but I'd prefer it in the pedal; I don't...

true.. but I'd prefer it in the pedal; I don't want to buy a power meter for each pair of shoes I use.
09-21-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,632
Posted By Sy Reene

In some cases you wonder if indeed some LBS shops...

In some cases you wonder if indeed some LBS shops depend more on you hanging out than actually buying bike products or service.

https://metierseattle.com/

https://www.trailhousesantarosa.com
09-20-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,739
Posted By Sy Reene

Hands off is the only way I can punch out a text...

Hands off is the only way I can punch out a text or post on instagram tho'
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,144
Posted By Sy Reene

Get a pair of speedplays (zeros) if you want...

Get a pair of speedplays (zeros) if you want dedicated clipless. Entry from either side btw.
09-03-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Sy Reene

People who think 2 minutes watching a video is a...

People who think 2 minutes watching a video is a better idea than spending 2 minutes questioning the reason for watching the video?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,589
Posted By Sy Reene

There's always the Ribble solution. Reynolds 725...

There's always the Ribble solution. Reynolds 725 fwiw

https://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribble-cgr-725/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,493
Posted By Sy Reene

Seems as easy or hard as most tacky-feel...

Seems as easy or hard as most tacky-feel bartapes. I only have bought the all-black option.. so how clean it really gets I'm not sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,516
Posted By Sy Reene

The preference of course would have been that the...

The preference of course would have been that the manufacturers fix their stoopid distribution model, so that the the US retailers could sell at the same price levels as the UK dealers and make the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,808
Posted By Sy Reene

I typically recommend doing one leg pedaling...

I typically recommend doing one leg pedaling (disconnecting one foot from the other pedal completely), then swapping legs. This might at least tell you it's a pedal/cleat vs BB thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,065
Posted By Sy Reene

Hmm.. you made me look. 2 months or so back I...

Hmm.. you made me look. 2 months or so back I ordered a 2-pack, but from Merlin.

Didn't notice before.. but here's actual photo of what I got... Indeed, no + sign. Very odd, wonder if it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,612
Posted By Sy Reene

Still.. it has to be a little cramped in the...

Still.. it has to be a little cramped in the stall :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,614
Posted By Sy Reene

your post made me curious.. found these: ...

your post made me curious.. found these:
https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/atd-mens-gel-touring-bib-shorts.html

and.. an article right up your alley!...
08-07-19, 05:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,885
Posted By Sy Reene

Some brands of tubes' valves are flimsier than...

Some brands of tubes' valves are flimsier than others. I've pretty much settled on using Michelin tubes.. I like the smooth valve stems made out of brass. This smooth (unthreaded) valve stem seems...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By Sy Reene

Maybe the instructions? one example: ...

Maybe the instructions?
one example:
https://company.3t.bike/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/UserManual.pdf
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Sy Reene

With a bigger tire on the rear, you come away...

With a bigger tire on the rear, you come away with the really cool feeling that you're always riding downhill.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 20,754
Posted By Sy Reene

It interesting to see so far how two of the...

It interesting to see so far how two of the largest bike makers are presenting the intended usage.. Sure, meant to be a bit comedic, but still, coming off as a tool to annoy non-motorized cyclists...
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