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Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,842
Posted By phrantic09

I'm curious... do you disagree with the comment:...

I'm curious... do you disagree with the comment: "The tires you bought are actually more like the junky ones bike makers put on stock bikes"

I agree, if the OP thinks Ultra Sports ride nice, wait...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,496
Posted By Plainsman

Trend towards heavier more aero frames?

I'm wondering if this is just a Trek thing, or something happening in the industry in general? When the new Domane came out, the only knock I read about it was how much heavier it had gotten. When I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,842
Posted By Bah Humbug

Wait until you try an actual nice tire. ;)

Wait until you try an actual nice tire. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By fooferdoggie

if you dont want the clutter you can get a garmin...

if you dont want the clutter you can get a garmin watch. mine is hooked to a cadance sensor it can hook to a hrm and uploads to strava though you only get three fields unless you scroll. I also get...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,994
Posted By InvertedMP

Got to work on the beast today. I haven't ridden...

Got to work on the beast today. I haven't ridden it yet but I am in love! I hope to have her finished up tomorrow!...
06-28-20, 01:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 766
Posted By Ross520

I don't think they are. Especially given the fact...

I don't think they are. Especially given the fact the they only seem to have one tire, and it's of questionable origin.

Another thing to consider is that Goodyear isn't even capable of making...
06-27-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,955
Posted By Ogsarg

You do know there are many many cages that are...

You do know there are many many cages that are less expensive, right?
06-27-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,907
Posted By shelbyfv

OP, since you've had time to reflect on your post...

OP, since you've had time to reflect on your post and process some feedback, welcome or not, you may want to be done with this thread. You can ask a mod to lock it or maybe even delete it...
06-27-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,907
Posted By aclinjury

forget cycling, have the kid run cycling is for...

forget cycling, have the kid run
cycling is for old men with weak bones who can't run worth a ****., Kids should run
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,094
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How do you estimate the height of a building...

How do you estimate the height of a building using a barometer?

Drop it from the roof and measure the time it takes to fall to the ground.

:roflmao2: :lol:
06-25-20, 08:12 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Wooderson

Thanks for the feedback, this pretty much...

Thanks for the feedback, this pretty much eliminates my issue. I can get the cheapo Shimano wheel, put my current 700x23 tire on it, pick up a trainer axle, and I'm golden!

I'll try not to corner...
06-24-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By bubish

Instead of buying a basket, how about some bone...

Instead of buying a basket, how about some bone conducting headphones? That way everyone around you doesn't have to hear what you think they should hear. Trust me - they don't want to hear it.
06-24-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By dedhed

Buy the basket, add the wood yourself. ...

Buy the basket, add the wood yourself.

You're going to subject the rest of us to your choice of music?
06-23-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,884
Posted By AlgarveCycling

Stuff all difference unless there was a KOM I...

Stuff all difference unless there was a KOM I wanted on the way and if it was a steep hill or a short sprint... :)

I'd take my $500 bike. Or my MTB. :lol: On a boat or plane, because I'd have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,445
Posted By WhyFi

You started riding relatively recently, right? I...

You started riding relatively recently, right? I wouldn't get too in to the weeds and ride by numbers just yet - ride your bike, build your base, and (most importantly) keep it fun.
06-22-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 299
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just rent a car, man! There’s sooooo much great...

Just rent a car, man! There’s sooooo much great stuff to see and do, and great riding (that you might want to drive for) that going without your own transportation will limit a lot of your fun. ...
06-22-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,842
Posted By GlennR

Well, I don't live in Tulsa, in New York it's...

Well, I don't live in Tulsa, in New York it's required to enter a store.

And if you don't believe me, maybe you'll trust Fox News. After all they are "fair and Balanced"....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,300
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah. As previously mentioned, carbon steerers...

Yeah. As previously mentioned, carbon steerers should be supported by the compression plug; making sure that there aren't excessive spacers above the stem is the best way to do that. Recommendations...
06-21-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,842
Posted By GlennR

Doesn't matter if they are or not. It's respect...

Doesn't matter if they are or not. It's respect for others so as long as they are mandated.. wear one or stay out.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,300
Posted By GlennR

Resale is a joke.... you're lucky to get more...

Resale is a joke.... you're lucky to get more than 40% of the original cost. So unless you plan on getting of it soon, do whatever you feel is best and don't consider resale.

I have 24,000 miles...
06-20-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By talhaaz

Hi Tacoenthusiast, I measured it after...

Hi Tacoenthusiast,

I measured it after bringing it home, it is more like a 55.5 cm bike but it seems to be fine for me, maybe because I don't have much experience anyway. I will adjust the seat...
06-20-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,921
Posted By MattTheHat

Cool story, bro. :lol:

Cool story, bro. :lol:
06-19-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,502
Posted By Kapusta

Ummm.... increasing with the square of something...

Ummm.... increasing with the square of something IS exponential increase. The exponent is 2.
06-18-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,363
Posted By GlennR

FYI... New .185" (Left) and used .203" (right) ...

FYI...
New .185" (Left) and used .203" (right)
https://i.imgur.com/DRAMItG.jpg
06-18-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By blakcloud

Why are your comments always useless? You are not...

Why are your comments always useless? You are not funny and don't and anything to the conversation. Thank goodness BF has an ignore function.

To the OP, I didn't even know they made this so I...
06-17-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,363
Posted By GlennR

I'm retired and constantly balance my time vs...

I'm retired and constantly balance my time vs money.

I'll buy something on the internet and pay for shipping simply because I don't want to have to spend an hour or 2 to drive, shop and drive...
06-17-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,353
Posted By BlazingPedals

When I try to get my riding partners to do this...

When I try to get my riding partners to do this for me, they always miss my mouth, and hit me between the eyes!
06-17-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,147
Posted By zzddrr

Dear All, Thank you so much for the valuable...

Dear All,
Thank you so much for the valuable suggestions. I will update this post with the outcome. I live in St Albans just outside of London luckily biking is very popular here so I will try to...
06-17-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,353
Posted By nomadmax

If you can't drink from a bottle while riding you...

If you can't drink from a bottle while riding you don't belong on a group ride where you're in close proximity with other riders. Take your bike out to big parking lot and figure it out; remember,...
06-17-20, 04:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,353
Posted By Ghazmh

Well, if your riding with a group that won’t stop...

Well, if your riding with a group that won’t stop for you to drink from your bottle than perhaps you should master that skill before riding with this group.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,006
Posted By mercator

I'm trying to understand how the chain broke.

I'm trying to understand how the chain broke.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,364
Posted By Elvo

110 is really high for 28mm

110 is really high for 28mm
06-16-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,147
Posted By cb400bill

I believe that unterhausen was referring to the...

I believe that unterhausen was referring to the bike shop selling a bike in a box as that violates many manufacturer / retailer agreements.
06-15-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 917
Posted By MarcusT

Yea, it's great here. I have to sacrifice a good...

Yea, it's great here. I have to sacrifice a good salary to live here, but that once a year trip makes me feel like a king. Most likely be the Val Pusteria region....
06-15-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,651
Posted By livedarklions

Guess you've never ridden a MUP in Rhode Island. ...

Guess you've never ridden a MUP in Rhode Island. Bikes and pedestrians opposite is the rule. Bikes take the lane to their right, pedestrians to their left.

The little I've done it, I found it...
06-15-20, 03:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 917
Posted By indyfabz

Call and ask about the availability of...

Call and ask about the availability of facilities. Maybe people can schedule times. Canít believe I actually needed to suggest this.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,102
Posted By Bah Humbug

Just swapping to an aero frame WILL NOT prevent...

Just swapping to an aero frame WILL NOT prevent you from getting dropped. It's a much smaller difference than anyone wants to believe.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,629
Posted By San Rensho

Waxing hurts, it pulls out the hair by the roots....

Waxing hurts, it pulls out the hair by the roots. You might want to try shaving first. Less painful.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,102
Posted By smashndash

Not sure when I did this, unless I misinterpreted...

Not sure when I did this, unless I misinterpreted what RChung said.

Youíre right that I made a poor assumption. Not everyone is made happy by the same things. But the best I can do is share my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,102
Posted By eduskator

I can certainly afford it, but I am just not that...

I can certainly afford it, but I am just not that eager to have more than 1 bike. If I were to have 2, I'd get a gravel bike as my 2nd one :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,693
Posted By Velo Vol

Perhaps.

Perhaps.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 925
Posted By Hikebikerun

Well, I went with the n+1 solution and picked up...

Well, I went with the n+1 solution and picked up a new Trek Emonda SL5 today:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,000
Posted By tomato coupe

The "experiment" has fatal flaws, so no...

The "experiment" has fatal flaws, so no conclusion can be drawn from the results. That is not expectation bias.

Bad science is when you lend credence to the results of a bad experiment because...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,000
Posted By rubiksoval

No they're not. Those tires could be 30...

No they're not.

Those tires could be 30 watts slower and he simply put out 30 watts more to make up for the difference. You have no idea. Neither does he.

"Unmeasured differences that are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,734
Posted By guadzilla

I took it to mean that they switched with new...

I took it to mean that they switched with new ones - ie, replaced.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By shelbyfv

Why not just slam the stem on what you have?

Why not just slam the stem on what you have?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,912
Posted By justonwo

I haven't ridden a Domane and I don't think I can...

I haven't ridden a Domane and I don't think I can help you. I think you lack the experience to even elucidate what you're looking for.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 02:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,912
Posted By znomit

With these requirements I'd say paint color is...

With these requirements I'd say paint color is probably going to be the deciding factor.
05-23-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,802
Posted By veganbikes

REI generally does not have the greatest of bike...

REI generally does not have the greatest of bike departments. They may sell some quality brands and even their house brand is fine but they are not a great bike shop. Massive chain stores tend not to...
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