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08-25-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,493
Posted By Riveting

Could aerodynamic engineering and testing costs...

Could aerodynamic engineering and testing costs be a factor in a higher priced helm?
08-13-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 897
Posted By Mulberry20

Having used both the only difference I saw was...

Having used both the only difference I saw was that latex tubes needed to be topped off everyday. I gather that in a blind study no one could tell the difference between butyl and latex. On the bench...
08-11-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,213
Posted By Reflector Guy

If you don't buy it, you'll forever be regretting...

If you don't buy it, you'll forever be regretting whatever decision led to settling for the lesser bike you bought instead.
08-01-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By kevrider

i'd use it and wouldn't lose any sleep over it.

i'd use it and wouldn't lose any sleep over it.
06-03-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,587
Posted By subgrade

Slow down and give as wide a berth as possible. I...

Slow down and give as wide a berth as possible. I only use my bell if there is not enough room to pass safely and the pedestrians don't see me coming (from behind or looking other ways if coming...
05-26-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,170
Posted By hillyman

Just make up your own weight. I suspect cyclist...

Just make up your own weight. I suspect cyclist are as big of liars as fishermen
05-17-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,599
Posted By bwilli88

Shift only while pedaling. Front shifts are for...

Shift only while pedaling. Front shifts are for major changes in uphill or downhill. Use the rear to adjust for simple or easier pedaling. Learn to shift the rear to a larger cog, easier to pedal,...
05-06-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By cpach

5700 is second generation 10 speed. While not...

5700 is second generation 10 speed. While not officially supported, you could probably get things to work by replacing the cassette and chain with 10 speed and keeping the current derailleurs and...
05-06-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By dsbrantjr

A 9-speed shifter will not work with an 8-speed...

A 9-speed shifter will not work with an 8-speed cassette. Get a NOS 8-speed group, or you might consider Microshift: https://www.microshift.com/en/product-category/road/r8/
05-02-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

You are learning the balance between the spin and...

You are learning the balance between the spin and the slop. he final judgement is with the wheel secured in the frame. Andy
04-27-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By livedarklions

One more reason the difference in bike weight is...

One more reason the difference in bike weight is more noticeable -- the loss of bike weight is immediate, the human weight loss takes some time. Gradual transitions are harder to notice.

It also...
03-26-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,150
Posted By indyfabz

Actions can have consequences.

Actions can have consequences.
03-20-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,906
Posted By spelger

Since I donít have a power meter I will be using...

Since I donít have a power meter I will be using the hrm as a proxy for power.
03-20-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,906
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

After having taken all cycling computers off all...

After having taken all cycling computers off all my bikes several years ago, then finally using Strava on my smartphone a few times, I recently picked up a Garmin Edge 25 (it was on sale). It's nice...
03-18-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,930
Posted By 2old

Roller chain best. Biopace chainrings worst.

Roller chain best.
Biopace chainrings worst.
02-18-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

Aluminum bolts will 100% certainly break off ...

Aluminum bolts will 100% certainly break off during your described use. It would be foolish to try it for the sake of having purple bolts. Get some nail polish and paint the bolts if you really...
01-31-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,718
Posted By CAT7RDR

Still missing Emma Pooley. It was nice to have an...

Still missing Emma Pooley. It was nice to have an elite world class athlete on the show.
01-18-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,021
Posted By LAJ

One tip I picked up from here.... If you use...

One tip I picked up from here.... If you use electrical tape to finish it off, which I do, the inclination is to pull it tight, or stretch it as you apply it. Its natural tendency is to shrink back...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,320
Posted By 2manybikes

I put an Ultegra cassette on my Dura-Ace bike,...

I put an Ultegra cassette on my Dura-Ace bike, and put the Dura ace lock ring on it so it looks like DA.
12-26-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,758
Posted By George

You riders that put how much air you put in your...

You riders that put how much air you put in your tires, should put how much you weigh as well. Make a big difference. Thanks.
12-15-19, 04:31 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 13,853
Posted By wolfchild

Department store bikes are of very low quality...

Department store bikes are of very low quality and poor assembly and never fit right. They are not designed to be ridden often or for riding long distances ....If you're looking for something cheap,...
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