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11-24-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By Sy Reene

A true friend does the the trig for you :-)

A true friend does the the trig for you :-)
11-24-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By Kapusta

Going from a 7 deg rise to a 17 deg rise (without...

Going from a 7 deg rise to a 17 deg rise (without changing the length) will shorten the reach as well as raise the bars. Going with a 90 will shorten it more.

Take a look at this stem fit chart:...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By surak

Zipp and Pro (Shimano) make alloy bars predrilled...

Zipp and Pro (Shimano) make alloy bars predrilled for the RS910 junction box. I use Zipp Service Course 80 Ergo. $55 new.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By Steve B.

I took the non-highway home one day in the car,...

I took the non-highway home one day in the car, my wife asked me if I bike this route a lot. “Yes” I replied, “how did you guess that ?”. “Because you’ve not stopped at the last 3 stop signs”.
11-21-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,223
Posted By indyfabz

:popcorn

:popcorn
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 820
Posted By GlennR

Feel better?

Feel better?
11-21-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,223
Posted By fishboat

Buy used Trek 7.5fx for $350-$500 and you're...

Buy used Trek 7.5fx for $350-$500 and you're done. More than enough for your needs. It's fast, comfortable, lightweight, and readily available on the used market if you look around a bit.

I'll be...
11-19-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,032
Posted By Russ Roth

Your phone is fine for now, I'd spring for a...

Your phone is fine for now, I'd spring for a platform/spd pedal like Shimano pd-m324 and a decent set of relaxed mtb shoes. It'll give you the benefits of SPD and still let you ride without the shoes...
11-19-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,339
Posted By CargoDane

Oh, in that case, two pieces of broom handle and...

Oh, in that case, two pieces of broom handle and gaffer tape would probably have sufficed!
11-19-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,032
Posted By caloso

Shoes typically come in 3-bolt (mostly road) or...

Shoes typically come in 3-bolt (mostly road) or 2-bolt (mostly mtb/gravel). (I think some might do both, I have a vague recollection of some Sidis I used to own that could do both). If you go with...
11-19-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,032
Posted By mstateglfr

Absurd. So beyond reasonable that it isnt worth...

Absurd. So beyond reasonable that it isnt worth discussing further without knowing if you are serious or if this is a bad troll job.
11-19-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 990
Posted By 70sSanO

Rear wheel will always cost more. A freehub...

Rear wheel will always cost more. A freehub costs more than a front hub. A rear wheel will have different spoke lengths (DS/NDS) and possibly different lacing on each side, depending on the...
11-19-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 990
Posted By 5teve

Front hubs are simpler and cheaper. Front wheels...

Front hubs are simpler and cheaper. Front wheels are less expensive than back wheels. This isn't complicated or wrong.
11-19-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By unterhausen

I don't think I have ever replaced a stem or...

I don't think I have ever replaced a stem or handlebar due to a wreck. Tape, for sure.
Without further details, I'm going to speculate that there is a lip at the interface between the sidewalk and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By wgscott

I have those. For the record, the rims are...

I have those. For the record, the rims are immortal, too.
11-18-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By tomato coupe

It's very common for properly tightened bars to...

It's very common for properly tightened bars to move in a crash, even at low speeds.
11-17-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,033
Posted By HD3andMe

What issues are you having that are making you...

What issues are you having that are making you consider this?
11-15-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 930
Posted By 10 Wheels

Out of shape my guess.

Out of shape my guess.
11-15-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,186
Posted By Milton Keynes

I forgot to add, "not that there's anything wrong...

I forgot to add, "not that there's anything wrong with that."
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-20, 01:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 576
Posted By robbyville

it’s been posted in this forum quite a few times,...

it’s been posted in this forum quite a few times, I am quite proud of it and is my daily ride (and only ride other than when the deRosa is finished. Here you go!
...
11-13-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,408
Posted By wgscott

If anything, the poor guy who needs the bike to...

If anything, the poor guy who needs the bike to commute to work should get priority.
11-13-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,408
Posted By GlennR

FIFO - First In First Out. Ask that person...

FIFO - First In First Out.

Ask that person if when they go to DMV to register a new car, should people with a Mercedes go ahead of someone with a Kia?
11-13-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By Danhedonia

I'm a HS math teacher. I'm beyond happy to see...

I'm a HS math teacher. I'm beyond happy to see not one, but TWO people cite the usefulness of trigonometry.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By canamdad

I'm a cycling instructor with the City of Ottawa,...

I'm a cycling instructor with the City of Ottawa, just letting you know that the city has private lessons available in its Learn to Ride (LTR) program. You can use this link to find out a little more...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By mstateglfr

Assuming you are in the proper gear range to...

Assuming you are in the proper gear range to easily pedal at slow speeds, push forward with one foot while the other is on the pedal. After you push off with the foot on the ground, use the foot on...
11-10-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Chocolatetown27

Thanks everyone! It turned out to be a...

Thanks everyone! It turned out to be a disconnect under the hood. For anyone else who may read this, when you lay the cable for the shifters don't plug them in before you install the bar wrap. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,289
Posted By asgelle

You can either increase the power supply or...

You can either increase the power supply or reduce the power demand. The fact that you can follow the early attacks before fading, indicates you're relying too much on anaerobic power. Since there is...
11-09-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,329
Posted By Maelochs

What if as i ride up to the downed power line I...

What if as i ride up to the downed power line I see an alien lurking in the bushes to the side of the road? I mean, since we are discussing common cycling situations ......
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By Maelochs

I recommend timing the replacing of the cassette...

I recommend timing the replacing of the cassette so that it happens while you are not riding the bike.
11-08-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 7,994
Posted By mstateglfr

I cant imagine participating in a hobby I dont...

I cant imagine participating in a hobby I dont enjoy.

Nobody here knows when you will start to enjoy your hobby.
11-08-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 7,994
Posted By 10 Wheels

Sell the bike and watch TV

Sell the bike and watch TV
11-08-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,608
Posted By cyccommute

Context. Context. I agree with you that calling...

Context. Context. I agree with you that calling it “stretch” is wrong (as is calling a saddle a seat, calling integrated shifters “brifters”, etc.) You and I know it isn’t “stretch” but...
11-08-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,414
Posted By Maelochs

Definitely find a new shop. Bikes are...

Definitely find a new shop.

Bikes are simple. That is part of the appeal. There are not a lot of things to adjust and once adjusted, they tend to stay adjusted.

If your shop is worth visiting,...
11-07-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By RGMN

Put the lock ring tool on a bench vise, put the...

Put the lock ring tool on a bench vise, put the lock ring on the tool, and use the rim to turn it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By Sy Reene

So perhaps counterintuitively, this suggests you...

So perhaps counterintuitively, this suggests you do entire rides in maybe only 1 or 2 gears, and therefore, while every cog on your entire cassette may not be worn, you may more quickly wear out 2-3...
11-07-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 37,718
Posted By HD3andMe

Fact check: FALSE

Fact check:

FALSE
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 13,861
Posted By merlinextraligh

apostate

apostate
11-06-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,125
Posted By mack_turtle

If you can figure out how to tie your own shoes,...

If you can figure out how to tie your own shoes, connecting a master link is a breeze. be sure to use the correct size master link. it's not complicated, but if you're using a 9 speed chain and a 10...
11-05-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,234
Posted By rsbob

Am rather disappointed that almost every thread...

Am rather disappointed that almost every thread turns into an argument. Spirited discussions based on first hand experience are one thing, but when people end their sentence with a definite “period”...
11-05-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,576
Posted By mack_turtle

if your bike has threaded holes for fenders and...

if your bike has threaded holes for fenders and racks that you never use, just bolt a spare cleat bolt in one of the unused holes. cinch it in there with a dab of Loctite 242 so you won't worry about...
11-04-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,908
Posted By WhyFi

This is such a dumb rabbit hole. From now on,...

This is such a dumb rabbit hole. From now on, when someone asks me, "how far did you ride today?" I'm going to answer, "2994kj"
11-04-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,696
Posted By indyfabz

Well that sucks of them. Why are you...

Well that sucks of them.

Why are you replacing the rim? Is it damaged?

Personally, I would consider it lesson learned and get a quality set of wheels built by someone who knows what they are...
11-03-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,234
Posted By WhyFi

Kudos on the malarkey density!

Kudos on the malarkey density!
11-03-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,234
Posted By WhyFi

And yet I didn't do that and I don't see others...

And yet I didn't do that and I don't see others doing it when people bring up legitimate drawbacks.

I think that most proponents are honest with the fact that there are trade-offs involved and...
11-03-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,646
Posted By bblair

I was hoarding beer, but I can't seem to keep it...

I was hoarding beer, but I can't seem to keep it in stock.
11-03-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,234
Posted By WhyFi

This thought pops up from tubeless naysayers with...

This thought pops up from tubeless naysayers with surprising frequency. I find it odd that y'all seem to think that carrying a tube and pump is the problem that needs to be solved, as opposed to, oh,...
11-02-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,241
Posted By GlennR

I know someone with one... so what's your point?

I know someone with one... so what's your point?
11-02-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,908
Posted By tomato coupe

Isn't the real question "What's the train...

Isn't the real question "What's the train conductor's first name?"
11-02-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,372
Posted By mstateglfr

Complaining about a company's poor service is...

Complaining about a company's poor service is promoting it?
Seems like an odd way to promote.
11-02-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,372
Posted By billyymc

So to be clear, you were not ripped off because...

So to be clear, you were not ripped off because you went through Alibaba. You were ripped off because you tried to circumvent Alibaba. How much did you save?
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