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Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 441,352
Posted By ooga-booga

general hitchcock hwy to/from mount...

general hitchcock hwy to/from mount lemmon-tucson, az.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26,994
Views: 17,153,772
Posted By WorldIRC

Picked up my new BMC Roadmachine 01 Three Kept...

Picked up my new BMC Roadmachine 01 Three
Kept my Roval C38 Wheels
Added a Garmin 1030 Plus and Rally RS200 Pedals
Already had the Varia and other accessories

...
Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 405
Posted By tyrion

Here's an analogy: I buy the company that made...

Here's an analogy: I buy the company that made the first modern American standard electrical plug. Then I say "anyone that makes these kinds of plugs now has to pay me a fee", even though hundreds of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19,980
Views: 4,349,700
Posted By eduskator

A set of 28mm Schwalbe Pro Ones from Merlin...

A set of 28mm Schwalbe Pro Ones from Merlin Cycle. Can't wait to try them.

I was very pleased with how easy they mounted on my hookless SLR wheels as compared to my previous Giant / Cadex tires. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,167
Posted By WhyFi

If I'm matching or exceeding the speed limit, I...

If I'm matching or exceeding the speed limit, I don't have any qualms about using the full lane, likewise if there are safety implications as Mo describes.
04-06-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 809
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Here's a rope trick, as requested... ...

Here's a rope trick, as requested...
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Handlebar retention....
04-05-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 847
Posted By Rolla

Lemon Pledge for the frame. A degreaser for the...

Lemon Pledge for the frame.
A degreaser for the drivetrain parts.
Lotsa rags.
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 405
Posted By tyrion

Oracle lost its copyright case

Thank God Oracle lost its case:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By dmanthree

No, seems normal to me. But i a previous thread I...

No, seems normal to me. But i a previous thread I mentioned that I wear out the rear tire when riding Michelin Power Road tires after less than 1,500 miles. Just posted this to see if I'm still...
04-02-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By billridesbikes

For a basic homework shop to build up a frame and...

For a basic homework shop to build up a frame and keep it going:

Allen keys 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8mm are most often used.
A track pump
chain cleaner and rags
cleaning brushes
pliers - flat...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19,980
Views: 4,349,700
Posted By WorldIRC

New repair stand ...

New repair stand

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03-30-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,125
Posted By F22c_legs

Does your wife have a nice derriere? That might...

Does your wife have a nice derriere? That might explain it 😃
03-30-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,125
Posted By Troul

best to drop 5mph for a while & let those types...

best to drop 5mph for a while & let those types to move on.
03-30-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 809
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I generally just tilt the bike down in the front...

I generally just tilt the bike down in the front so good old gravity holds the wheel/bars straight. We have a couple of the Park HBH-2s and I rarely use one. Andy
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,764
Posted By Leinster

What himespau said, but also some bikes come...

What himespau said, but also some bikes come stock with cables that are too long for some riders' tastes. Different people replace cables at different periods. After 3 years, you're probably coming...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,764
Posted By himespau

If you build up a bike from a frame. Or you just...

If you build up a bike from a frame. Or you just want to recable the bike (usually ever couple years for me), or you want to put new bars/shifters on, you'll need them.
03-26-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By shelbyfv

Measure your chain and replace when needed. You...

Measure your chain and replace when needed. You cannot judge wear on the cassette by sight. Replace the cassette when it doesn't work with a new chain. All you need to know. Mileage of others is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,330
Posted By WhyFi

It's the same as any other single-sided power...

It's the same as any other single-sided power meters - there's a strain gauge reading power for one leg (whether in the pedal or crank arm) but not on the other. These power meters then double the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 441,352
Posted By Amt0571

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03-19-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 731
Posted By biketampa

Boyd cycling

Boyd cycling
Forum: Foo
03-19-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 767
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Time for Retirement

This stray tomcat wondered up last summer now he is fully rehabilitated now Iím trying to convince him to retire. He is an old man cat I estimate at least 10. Still fighting getting beat up and he...
03-19-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 555
Posted By Dyskolos

You may also want to take a look at Pedro's Vise...

You may also want to take a look at Pedro's Vise Whip...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 441,352
Posted By Ogsarg

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Hwy 25 San Benito Cty, CA...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,905
Posted By robbyville

Taken me a while to get some time to report on...

Taken me a while to get some time to report on this post. So much of what I would have wanted to say has already been said so I'll just list a few for me along with time last used since some may have...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 368,338
Posted By obrentharris

Point Reyes National Seashore: ...

Point Reyes National Seashore:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-SjQpZ39/0/928a3fc6/XL/IMG_0403-XL.jpg

Brent
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By shelbyfv

You will be fine with any of these, no need to...

You will be fine with any of these, no need to over think. All the brands have similar offerings within a few hundred $. Finding something in stock will be the challenge.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,905
Posted By WhyFi

Michelin Power Road TLR, 28mm: I mounted them a...

Michelin Power Road TLR, 28mm: I mounted them a couple days ago, and only have 100 miles on them, but the first impression is good. They don't seem quite as supple as the Pro One Addix, but they're...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,199
Posted By WhyFi

With shipping, they've been cheaper at LordGun...

With shipping, they've been cheaper at LordGun lately. That's where I got mine.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By colnago62

I have some overshoes by Gore that are made...

I have some overshoes by Gore that are made Windstopper without any insulation at all. They breath and do a pretty good job of keep your feet dry unless it is a complete downpour. I don't know if...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 04:17 AM
Replies: 26,994
Views: 17,153,772
Posted By illdrag0n

As discussed. Think that's enough spend for a...

As discussed. Think that's enough spend for a while
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Forum: Foo
03-06-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9,495
Views: 1,139,111
Posted By chewybrian

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https://i.imgur.com/XYpqYMX.gifv
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,427
Posted By WhyFi

Ride 'em to the cords.

Ride 'em to the cords.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 441,352
Posted By Robert A

Glendora Ridge Road, near Los Angeles. ...

Glendora Ridge Road, near Los Angeles.
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Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,502
Posted By Sy Reene

I get a chuckle watching folks sit with a leaf...

I get a chuckle watching folks sit with a leaf blower for a steady minute or two trying to get one stuck wet leaf to move, when a $10 rake would have sufficed. And then they move on to the next leaf...
Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 9,495
Views: 1,139,111
Posted By chewybrian

Making sure his blind little buddy gets down the...

Making sure his blind little buddy gets down the stairs OK

https://i.imgur.com/jagbwY7.gifv
02-24-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By veganbikes

I had always seen a lot of Unior bike stuff but...

I had always seen a lot of Unior bike stuff but looking at their website yeah I guess they do general stuff. I had always heard good things about their bike stuff.

Park Tool kits are that price...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,370
Posted By cxwrench

You don't need to change anything, just ride your...

You don't need to change anything, just ride your bike.
02-22-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,251
Posted By HTupolev

What are the gravel roads like in your area?...

What are the gravel roads like in your area? Sometimes uncompacted large-aggregate gravel can be a little bit like what you're describing...

https://i.imgur.com/G5Jnux4.jpg

...but in most areas...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By Psimet2001

"Upgrade"? I wouldn't qualify changing out R785's...

"Upgrade"? I wouldn't qualify changing out R785's as an upgrade. They were a great lever and absolutely not worth swapping out if they are working. Remember they were made for a time when there was...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 940
Posted By WhyFi

You're light, broke and new to road cycling -...

You're light, broke and new to road cycling - ride the 25s, at appropriate pressure, and get your moneys worth out of them. Your bike isn't going to break because you're riding 25s instead of 28s.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19,980
Views: 4,349,700
Posted By Sojodave

The Michelin Power Road 28s have been great so...

The Michelin Power Road 28s have been great so far. I think they roll well, super comfortable, and easy to take off and put on.
02-20-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,164
Posted By cxwrench

This goes back to when I was still a team...

This goes back to when I was still a team mechanic and washed bikes every damn day. I used Pedro's degreaser (https://pedros.com/products/clean-and-lube/degreasers-andcleaners/degreaser-13/) the last...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 19,980
Views: 4,349,700
Posted By WhyFi

Ordered a few of tires to (hopefully) last me...

Ordered a few of tires to (hopefully) last me through the year. I'm gradually working my way through some of the better tubeless road tires out there, and this year it'll be Michelin Power Road TLRs...
02-14-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,348
Posted By rubiksoval

Oh, another thread about disc brakes.

Oh, another thread about disc brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 441,352
Posted By Phatman

The Blue Ridge Parkway is currently closed for...

The Blue Ridge Parkway is currently closed for weather at the higher elevations, but one fun thing about WNC is that the weather might be terrible in one spot but perfectly decent in another. It was...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,188
Posted By caloso

There’s no single best training zone. Some days...

There’s no single best training zone. Some days are threshold, some days are VO2max, some days are recovery. There might be 90bpm difference between what’s optimal for what I’m trying to do that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 441,352
Posted By Koyote

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 18,461
Posted By Madridjoe

Finished with 10,857 miles and a little over...

Finished with 10,857 miles and a little over 625,000 feet of climbing, my best year ever, but then I had a lot of free time this year.........and I turned 70 in September so not a bad year for an old...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 441,352
Posted By rower2cyclist

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Dec 23 near Pittsburgh. Only day I have been able...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 470,514
Posted By BHG6

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