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08-20-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 998
Posted By pickettt

Worry if they disappear.

Worry if they disappear.
07-22-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 966
Posted By pickettt

Dedicated tubeless wheels and tubeless tires,...

Dedicated tubeless wheels and tubeless tires, don’t try and rig anything else. I’ve had 7 flat tires in ten years of riding road tubeless. Always carry a tube anyway. If your tubeless setup is...
07-22-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By pickettt

Champion Systems does this.

Champion Systems does this.
07-22-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By pickettt

It depends on the age of your Tacx trainer. If...

It depends on the age of your Tacx trainer. If it is older and not ANT compatible, the functions you’re looking for won’t work. You can send the electronics to Tacx and they will update/retrofit...
06-20-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,009
Posted By pickettt

It may even be better, considering they’ll be...

It may even be better, considering they’ll be more comfortable on the same bike when the pedals go back on.
06-13-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,831
Posted By pickettt

I own a company and a cycling friend of mine...

I own a company and a cycling friend of mine asked me to sponsor a local high school team. I went out to one of the hs MTB races and was astonished at the participation level. It’s like XC...
06-08-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,831
Posted By pickettt

Well, my kid’s doing his part. ...

Well, my kid’s doing his part.

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05-11-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,002
Posted By pickettt

People are miserable, on the way to their daily...

People are miserable, on the way to their daily grinds. It’s an unintentional taunt that you’re out enjoying yourself at that same time. Kits as opposed to casual attire? Perhaps they see people...
05-05-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By pickettt

https://relaxtheback.com/products/treat-your-own-n...

https://relaxtheback.com/products/treat-your-own-neck-book
05-05-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,852
Posted By pickettt

If it is "correct," then I think a lot of bikes...

If it is "correct," then I think a lot of bikes are being classified as mountain bikes the aren't really so.
05-05-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,852
Posted By pickettt

Now every non-cyclist with $3000 or a credit card...

Now every non-cyclist with $3000 or a credit card has to have a road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,920
Posted By pickettt

It’s a good place to start.

It’s a good place to start.
04-19-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,362
Posted By pickettt

I live quite well, actually.

I live quite well, actually.
04-19-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,159
Posted By pickettt

They may be “participating”, I wouldn’t call it...

They may be “participating”, I wouldn’t call it dominating.
04-18-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,725
Posted By pickettt

:thumb:

:thumb:
04-18-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,159
Posted By pickettt

How the hell would I know what rich people do?...

How the hell would I know what rich people do? :lol:
04-18-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,362
Posted By pickettt

The experts recommend you troll somewhere else.

The experts recommend you troll somewhere else.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,044
Posted By pickettt

I have a Podium 7, running 25mm Schwalbe One with...

I have a Podium 7, running 25mm Schwalbe One with plenty of room. I believe the Schwalbe 25mm to be wider than the Continental gp4000 25mm on a given width rim.
04-17-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 23,343
Posted By pickettt

Campy is not trying to fit every bike on the...

Campy is not trying to fit every bike on the planet with its components. There are still enough exacting cyclists out there to support them. Greed isn't their business model.
04-17-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 23,343
Posted By pickettt

To be fair, "before the internet thing," cycling...

To be fair, "before the internet thing," cycling was not nearly as popular as it is now. So if small cycling businesses were closing before, it may have been because they didn't have the customer...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,810
Posted By pickettt

I can say with confidence that there is nothing...

I can say with confidence that there is nothing that will PUNCTURE a tubeless tire that won't puncture a tubed tire as well.
04-15-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By pickettt

I am quite particular about geometry and fit. ...

I am quite particular about geometry and fit. However, I've found that when I have to make subtle changes when moving to a new bike, it really takes no time to get used to. Ideally, we'd never have...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By pickettt

My Garmin 820's been telling me my power meter...

My Garmin 820's been telling me my power meter battery is low for the last 6 months.....but it appears to record power accurately.
04-15-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,331
Posted By pickettt

They're an even bigger waste of money when you...

They're an even bigger waste of money when you cut them in half.
04-09-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By pickettt

I keep just short of a full shop at home....which...

I keep just short of a full shop at home....which includes about a dozen different bottom bracket tools because it's obviously too hard for the industry to agree on a standard. :wtf: Seriously...
04-08-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,025
Posted By pickettt

I'm 5'10. At the time, I was very lean. I'd say...

I'm 5'10. At the time, I was very lean. I'd say of the different disciplines of bike racing, XC requires the most upper body strength. That's not to say you should bulk up, but don't neglect your...
04-07-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,025
Posted By pickettt

I moved into to Pro XC class at 148 lbs, and I...

I moved into to Pro XC class at 148 lbs, and I was finishing nearly last every race. I put on 5 lbs. of muscle, and started riding farther and faster than I had ever done before.....and on the same...
04-07-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,025
Posted By pickettt

I'm not trying to convince anyone, but I'll take...

I'm not trying to convince anyone, but I'll take the lighter bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 31,497
Posted By pickettt

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My son's custom 20" Plante Cycles. Technically not a mini-velo, but a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26,528
Views: 16,300,200
Posted By pickettt

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My son's custom 20" Plante Cycles.
04-05-19, 08:22 PM
04-05-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 23,343
Posted By pickettt

If you believe online shopping is great, and you...

If you believe online shopping is great, and you believe shopping at your local bike shop sucks, then buy online and stay out of your local shop. Your problem is solved.
Forum: BMX
04-05-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,719
Posted By pickettt

Right....it's just not SBS distributing them...

Right....it's just not SBS distributing them anymore.
04-04-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By pickettt

My son was using a Strider for a walker before he...

My son was using a Strider for a walker before he could walk, gliding at a year old, pedaling a bike before two years old. Raise your son's saddle so that he's on his tiptoes to touch the ground,...
Forum: BMX
04-04-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,719
Posted By pickettt

Not anymore. Not it's part of a Chinese...

Not anymore. Not it's part of a Chinese conglomerate.
02-14-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,748
Posted By pickettt

Do you wear a helmet in your car? Or can we...

Do you wear a helmet in your car? Or can we agree that those are two separate situations?
01-05-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,104
Posted By pickettt

Steel, IF I'm going to be on it for 2 hours or...

Steel, IF I'm going to be on it for 2 hours or more. If I'm racing, then aluminum or carbon.
03-20-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,828
Posted By pickettt

Left thumb for sweat, right thumb for snot....and...

Left thumb for sweat, right thumb for snot....and never the twain shall mix.
03-14-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,828
Posted By pickettt

That's cool. I've been racing bikes of some...

That's cool. I've been racing bikes of some discipline for 33 years (BMX, road, 'cross, MTB), 4 of them pro XC MTB. The reason I always wear full finger gloves (even in 100 degree temps) is because...
03-14-18, 02:06 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,828
Posted By pickettt

The OP didn't suggest that anyone should change...

The OP didn't suggest that anyone should change anything he or she was doing, but rather asked the reasoning behind it. Perhaps, the answer might make a lot of sense to him and he'd start riding...
03-08-18, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By pickettt

Kali does also.

Kali does also.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,895
Posted By pickettt

I wasn't offended, I was wrong. Make sure...

I wasn't offended, I was wrong.


Make sure to get a screenshot, you won't find many admissions like that on this forum.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-18, 03:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,895
Posted By pickettt

Right. Momentary lapse.

Right. Momentary lapse.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-18, 01:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,895
Posted By pickettt

My Breakaway Cross will hold a 33c in the rear...

My Breakaway Cross will hold a 33c in the rear and 48c in front


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Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 315,108
Posted By pickettt

So then, if while driving, you're being tailgated...

So then, if while driving, you're being tailgated and the offender is pulled over, you can say, "Officer, it's okay, this person has been invited to tailgate, but that one doesn't." You think it...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 315,108
Posted By pickettt

So your tactic is to hope they believe your...

So your tactic is to hope they believe your misinformation?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-18, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 315,108
Posted By pickettt

Nonsense. If you can't differentiate between...

Nonsense. If you can't differentiate between your property and public roads, it does no good to have this conversation. That being said, I get it, there are guys I don't like on rides either, but...
02-27-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By pickettt

I display 3 seconds.

I display 3 seconds.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-18, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By pickettt

Superfeet has got a cycling specific insole, I...

Superfeet has got a cycling specific insole, I use them.....and I may have the world's flattest feet.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-18, 02:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,846
Posted By pickettt

You'll be faster because you can't slow down.

You'll be faster because you can't slow down.
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