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07-19-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By shelbyfv

I have one I bought in the 9 speed era and...

I have one I bought in the 9 speed era and recently used it on a couple of 11 speed chains. I didn't notice it working any differently.
07-19-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By shelbyfv

What explanations were given before?

What explanations were given before?
07-19-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By shelbyfv

I wouldn't boot a sidewall but it's worth a try...

I wouldn't boot a sidewall but it's worth a try in the tread. I'd use a booted tire on the rear but not the front. As mentioned above, the boot material should be smooth, especially along the edges.
07-19-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 320
Posted By shelbyfv

Very strange, you'd think they would have that...

Very strange, you'd think they would have that figured. Hope you corrected them!
07-19-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,951
Posted By shelbyfv

Sorry, I don't have a clue what you are going on...

Sorry, I don't have a clue what you are going on about.
07-19-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By shelbyfv

IIRC our club did a group buy a couple of years...

IIRC our club did a group buy a couple of years ago. Lots of issues, I don't know if any are still using them.
07-19-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By shelbyfv

Interesting report, thanks. A friend of a friend...

Interesting report, thanks. A friend of a friend recently had a carbon rim failure on the Triple Bypass. There is a reason some well organized mountain rides will not permit them. Seems as if the...
07-19-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By shelbyfv

All three colors are really nice! Soooo over...

All three colors are really nice! Soooo over black bikes.
07-19-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 320
Posted By shelbyfv

If you find a buyer for used bar tape, please...

If you find a buyer for used bar tape, please post. Got some stuff....:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,629
Posted By shelbyfv

Will be a cold day....:roflmao: Currently at 7...

Will be a cold day....:roflmao: Currently at 7 pages, I'd call this a successful troll. Compare this to the earlier efforts that got Hot R Not locked. Much more sophisticated. The image of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By shelbyfv

That is a lot of post, but you do what you have...

That is a lot of post, but you do what you have to if you don't fit standard sizes. Nice bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,629
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm concerned your LBS may have decided you are...

I'm concerned your LBS may have decided you are an easy mark. It's hard to imagine a reputable shop steering you toward a Madone. It's an aero race bike and you will never be aero or a racer. At your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,629
Posted By shelbyfv

Looks like 275 for rider, bike and cargo. Maybe...

Looks like 275 for rider, bike and cargo. Maybe the specific one you are looking at is different. Post a...
07-17-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 960
Posted By shelbyfv

You can get Clif Shots gel packs in the Adult...

You can get Clif Shots gel packs in the Adult Nutrition aisle at Walmart. Less than $1. Not just for emergencies, IMO.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,629
Posted By shelbyfv

Darn, you are over the weight limit. Good thing...

Darn, you are over the weight limit. Good thing you were mistaken about having bought it!:rolleyes:
07-17-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 960
Posted By shelbyfv

GU or Clif Shots (my preference) would probably...

GU or Clif Shots (my preference) would probably work in the situation you described. You can choke them down and quickly get the nutrition you need, even if you don't feel like eating. Convenient,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By shelbyfv

I especially like the pink and black 105. Still...

I especially like the pink and black 105. Still the PF bottom bracket, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By shelbyfv

Nice! Some love for those in C&V.

Nice! Some love for those in C&V.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,629
Posted By shelbyfv

Seems as if you've settled the disc vs rim, post...

Seems as if you've settled the disc vs rim, post 132. What color did you get?
07-17-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,836
Posted By shelbyfv

Did you pull it?

Did you pull it?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,629
Posted By shelbyfv

Well then... Simple question- Did you buy a...

Well then... Simple question- Did you buy a Madone as you stated in post 90, or not? If so, maybe you will share where you were able to find one for $1900.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,629
Posted By shelbyfv

Your reading comprehension may be as deficient as...

Your reading comprehension may be as deficient as mine. ;) He said he needs discs because he often rides in fog.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,629
Posted By shelbyfv

Wow! The cheapest Madone disc lists for $4699.99,...

Wow! The cheapest Madone disc lists for $4699.99, so $1900 is quite a bargain for a new bike. Smart shopper:thumb: Lets see it!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,629
Posted By shelbyfv

The Madone seems an odd choice for you, though it...

The Madone seems an odd choice for you, though it looks very nice. For the disc version, the lowest component level appears to be Ultegra and I'm pretty sure I recall from another recent thread that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,629
Posted By shelbyfv

You've got me there slick! I scrolled through...

You've got me there slick! I scrolled through all four pages and still can't find mention of you buying a Madone. I may need a vision check as well as remedial reading!
Replies: 66
Views: 2,544
Posted By shelbyfv

Venting is thought to be good for those who feel...

Venting is thought to be good for those who feel they've been mistreated. It doesn't matter whether the mistreatment is real or imaginary. They feel better having vented. BF in their wisdom corral...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,629
Posted By shelbyfv

I like the aluminum suggestion. Seems OP is...

I like the aluminum suggestion. Seems OP is looking for an all weather commuter and by his own admission is neither an avid nor particularly knowledgeable cyclist. If buying new, may as well get...
07-15-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By shelbyfv

If they have to wait for you more than once or...

If they have to wait for you more than once or twice, tell them thanks and go do your own ride. Try again another day.
07-15-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By shelbyfv

If you decide to replace the crank and bb, I'd...

If you decide to replace the crank and bb, I'd move up the food chain a little and get one with the current HTII. Sora maybe? Much easier to deal with in the future.
07-15-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 933
Posted By shelbyfv

Your bike will be easier to pedal.

Your bike will be easier to pedal.
07-15-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 909
Posted By shelbyfv

I was recently called "genius" for providing an...

I was recently called "genius" for providing an individually wrapped wet wipe after a dropped chain fiddle.:hug:
07-15-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,550
Posted By shelbyfv

That's pretty strange for the usual t shirt ride....

That's pretty strange for the usual t shirt ride. It's true that they can create logjams going up hills, but so do slow pokes on any kind of bike. Maybe the difference is that the pokes get passed...
07-15-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 713
Posted By shelbyfv

11,000 feet is a lot of climbing for most folks. ...

11,000 feet is a lot of climbing for most folks. You may want to map out a century with 7,000-8,000 and see how that goes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By shelbyfv

You might have to give up carbon and go back to...

You might have to give up carbon and go back to Ti;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,629
Posted By shelbyfv

Give it a few days and OP will likely reverse his...

Give it a few days and OP will likely reverse his position.:twitchy:
07-15-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,260
Posted By shelbyfv

Can't imagine LBS or Trek would assume any...

Can't imagine LBS or Trek would assume any liability, though trying to straighten a bent aluminum hanger doesn't seem like "best practice."
07-15-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By shelbyfv

It should work just fine. The 6701 chain is...

It should work just fine. The 6701 chain is directional, FWIW.
07-15-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 909
Posted By shelbyfv

Wow! Thin, female, butch, beamer,...

Wow! Thin, female, butch, beamer, attitude,layer.... You are lucky you came away with the jewels intact! If I am riding alone I will sometimes assist turtles in their crossing of the rode.
07-14-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By shelbyfv

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-14-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,951
Posted By shelbyfv

Actually it works very well for me. I can easily...

Actually it works very well for me. I can easily ignore the narcissistic nesting and fb's nattering. I get your point about others quoting the ignored but in practice it rarely happens. Why would...
07-14-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,951
Posted By shelbyfv

The ignore feature cleans this up for lots of...

The ignore feature cleans this up for lots of us.:thumb:
07-14-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 755
Posted By shelbyfv

Clyde dream ride, congrats!

Clyde dream ride, congrats!
07-14-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,308
Posted By shelbyfv

You should be able to carry plenty of food but...

You should be able to carry plenty of food but you may very well need one water refill during the final 68. One option would be to scout for a church or public building with an outside faucet. A...
07-14-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By shelbyfv

With that power you probably don't need the...

With that power you probably don't need the largest cog. Bend it so it doesn't interfere with the spokes or next smaller cog and ride on. Or buy a cassette for $30+/-.
07-14-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By shelbyfv

Maybe stupid question but are you using tubeless...

Maybe stupid question but are you using tubeless tape of the proper width?
07-14-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By shelbyfv

If I were you I would get a 10 speed cassette. ...

If I were you I would get a 10 speed cassette. You are wasting your time otherwise.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 880
Posted By shelbyfv

What type of racing are you doing? Actual races...

What type of racing are you doing? Actual races or do you just want to go "fast" for fun? There may be rules if you are truly competing.
07-12-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By shelbyfv

Sweat is very similar to salt water and can...

Sweat is very similar to salt water and can promote rust. :innocent: Since you don't want a replacement, your best option might be one of the many rust killer or converter products.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By shelbyfv

Has something changed? Unless you need discs or...

Has something changed? Unless you need discs or more tire clearance, your frame will accept whatever upgrades you want to make. On the other hand, it's nice to have a spare bike or two.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By shelbyfv

If you don't post you can't go wrong:rolleyes:

If you don't post you can't go wrong:rolleyes:
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