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Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,942
Posted By MSchott

I donít ride as often or far as most here but I...

I donít ride as often or far as most here but I have ridden over 1000 miles/year on public roads for the last 25 years. Itís all about choosing the right roads. Iíd say 50% of my mileage is in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,669
Posted By MSchott

When I first started paying attention to my...

When I first started paying attention to my cycling gear, Pearl Izumi held a similar status to me as Rapha does in 2020.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,264
Posted By MSchott

I keep a folded microfiber towel in a jersey...

I keep a folded microfiber towel in a jersey pocket.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,905
Posted By MSchott

I'm with you. 62 and 200 pounds. Average speed is...

I'm with you. 62 and 200 pounds. Average speed is about 15mph according to Wahoo. When I first got serious about riding in my mid-30's I was at 18mph and about 10 pounds lighter. Never close to 20...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,531
Posted By MSchott

And Iím 200 pounds and am riding these tires in...

And Iím 200 pounds and am riding these tires in 23mm width at 80-85 psi with no issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,418
Posted By MSchott

It seems to me you are being very picky for...

It seems to me you are being very picky for someone with limited experience. Especially when many of the members here are extremely experienced. I am not one of those but I did but a new bike last...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,836
Posted By MSchott

I donít like to weigh down my jersey pockets any...

I donít like to weigh down my jersey pockets any more than I have to. Usually just my phone, food if a longer ride and tissues to blow my nose in colder weather.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 03:04 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,582
Posted By MSchott

When I read such things from dealers, whether it...

When I read such things from dealers, whether it be bicycles, watches or the like it leads me to think the brand pulled the line for some reason, usually failure to meet some sales goal or poor...
02-16-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,015
Posted By MSchott

The fact that the officer thought that 2 cyclists...

The fact that the officer thought that 2 cyclists running a stop sign with no traffic around then was serious enough to chase them with sirens blaring looks bad to me. What a waste of their duties.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,494
Posted By MSchott

$50.00 for good pedals seems quite reasonable to...

$50.00 for good pedals seems quite reasonable to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,363
Posted By MSchott

Great looking and specíd bike! Enjoy.

Great looking and specíd bike! Enjoy.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,425
Posted By MSchott

Geez what a bunch of close minded fuddy duddy’s....

Geez what a bunch of close minded fuddy duddy’s. They are concepts and more art than function. On purpose. There is a 100 plus year history in the auto business of concept cars with certain styling...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,767
Posted By MSchott

There is good value in aesthetics! Those DA...

There is good value in aesthetics! Those DA brakes are beautiful.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,838
Posted By MSchott

If youíre willing to do your best to become...

If youíre willing to do your best to become better that means proper training, diet and fitness. Itís not minor differences in your bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,923
Posted By MSchott

You've been here for 10 years and this is what...

You've been here for 10 years and this is what you come up with? When you reach a certain price point, high end bikes are luxury items meaning price is somewhat irrelevant. And those that can, gladly...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,113
Posted By MSchott

Thatís not reasonable. Itís an entry level job...

Thatís not reasonable. Itís an entry level job paying close to minimum wage. She may not be a bike enthusiast to the extent we are. You seem to expect her to become an expert overnight. Iím an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,264
Posted By MSchott

To say the least. And the fact that heís...

To say the least. And the fact that heís disappeared reinforces this. Heís been here since 2007 and has posted less than 10 times.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,113
Posted By MSchott

Itís a shame they didnít have a more experienced...

Itís a shame they didnít have a more experienced sales person to help but she seems to have done her best to help you. As far as the LBS having more expertise, to be fair we are not the typical...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,223
Posted By MSchott

Its the OEM seatpost on a frame properly sized...

Its the OEM seatpost on a frame properly sized for me. I doubt itís that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,223
Posted By MSchott

Thanks but no shoelaces on my cycling shoes.

Thanks but no shoelaces on my cycling shoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,186
Posted By MSchott

Almost every brand now sells bikes with higher...

Almost every brand now sells bikes with higher bars and shorter reaches. The newer models also offer compliance through springs or similar at both ends of the bike. Specialized has the Roubaix, Trek...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,281
Posted By MSchott

I went from steel to Specializedís 10r carbon. My...

I went from steel to Specializedís 10r carbon. My take is the carbon smooths irregularities and smaller bumps but sharp edged potholes are much harsher. Reducing tire pressure by 10-15 PSI had the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 165,749
Posted By MSchott

Thanks for the tip! I'll give it a try. No...

Thanks for the tip! I'll give it a try. No complaints about anything on your Colnago. It's gorgeous.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 165,749
Posted By MSchott

Here's a better picture of the 2017...

Here's a better picture of the 2017 https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ojaipay2q4ca5mknsjw7tg_2a422284aa40a850d1afff7d35cc9a04d62bb8d4.jpg
Roubaix SL4 Sport....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,831
Posted By MSchott

No one said blowouts donít happen. I did not say...

No one said blowouts donít happen. I did not say that. You said: ďpeople running GP 4000's should at least be aware that the sidewalls on these tires are not designed for anything more challenging...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,831
Posted By MSchott

This is the kind of post that makes the internet...

This is the kind of post that makes the internet hot garbage. Statistics are a real thing. If you canít show a statistically viable sample size, your observations have no credibility. And they are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,064
Posted By MSchott

Has he considered backing the pressure down to...

Has he considered backing the pressure down to about 90 psi? A big guy on a tire that rides narrow at high pressure is a bad combination Iíd think.
06-18-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,045
Posted By MSchott

I would suggest a saddle with much less padding....

I would suggest a saddle with much less padding. That may confuse you but a padded saddle is not optimal. The padding moves around as you shift on the seat. A firmer saddle and proper cycling shorts...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,783
Posted By MSchott

40 miles and they eat a meal half way? 40 miles...

40 miles and they eat a meal half way? 40 miles where I live only requires some good carbs beforehand and water on the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 31,981
Posted By MSchott

It's all about the Benjamins. When disc brakes...

It's all about the Benjamins. When disc brakes dominate the market so deeply that the cost of rim brakes to the manufacturer goes up too much then they will become rare or obsolete. To continue the...
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