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Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,699
Posted By Reflector Guy

Only if that person asks for our thoughts on...

Only if that person asks for our thoughts on their bike. You know, sort of like how the thread title here asked.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,699
Posted By rivers

GCN did a video on this bike recently. Not worth...

GCN did a video on this bike recently. Not worth the money. They do give some advice on where to go if you're on a budget
https://youtu.be/MurHt7Sxhyk
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,699
Posted By sw20

It seems this thread is somewhat simular to your...

It seems this thread is somewhat simular to your last thread, you've basically made up your mind but want people here to talk you out of it, but am not willing to listen to advice and suggestions and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By tombell

Hi all UPDATE regarding the issue I posted,...

Hi all
UPDATE regarding the issue I posted, that may help others in the future.
The problem was due to an adaptor installed like this one.
/www.amazon.com/FSA-BB30-to-BSA-Adapter/dp/B004N99NG6...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,937
Posted By tomato coupe

I'd go with the lucrative bike. Why not get paid...

I'd go with the lucrative bike. Why not get paid to ride?

lu·cra·tive
/ˈlo͞okrədiv/
adjective

producing a great deal of profit.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That's a passive aggressive way to summon me. I...

That's a passive aggressive way to summon me. I don't think I've ever called you a name. I've pointed out incorrect statements you've made, that's a different thing.

I don't have advice for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By Rides4Beer

Can't speak to the 303s, but I'm running 38mm...

Can't speak to the 303s, but I'm running 38mm Pathfinder Pros on hookless rims (Boyd Pinnacles), with no issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 04:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By Murf58

I’ve used the Pathfinder Pro tyres 38 with 303s...

I’ve used the Pathfinder Pro tyres 38 with 303s for several months without a problem - on a Diverge mix of gravel and road.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 01:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By Kimmo

I'm pretty sure these aren't Bitex hubs. ...

I'm pretty sure these aren't Bitex hubs.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x500/20181015_dechub_20parts2434_500x500_e1c139ce459228862097dcbd612f4ecc47005f1d.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,768
Posted By caloso

That "X doesn't matter if you're not racing,"...

That "X doesn't matter if you're not racing," where X is

clipless pedals
power meter
training plan
aero wheels
aero helmet
aero kit
Dura Ace
and my favorite: simply wanting to ride faster
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,768
Posted By surak

Just remembered two more. A. If pros are...

Just remembered two more.

A. If pros are slow to adopt some tech, then it's obviously bad and what they're using before must be the best.
B. Nothing the pros use can be referenced when debating...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,768
Posted By surak

1. Road bikes were perfected in <arbitrary...

1. Road bikes were perfected in <arbitrary year*>; all new bike technologies are Big Bike's conspiracy to force people to ditch their perfect bikes and buy more expensive new ones. We can obviously...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,768
Posted By woodcraft

I guess KOPS could be considered one... and...

I guess KOPS could be considered one...

and saddle height formulas that don't account for shoes, pedal stack height, or even crank length.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,401
Posted By Koyote

Hey, it allowed me to claw my way up to 57th...

Hey, it allowed me to claw my way up to 57th place! Totally worth risking my life.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,151
Posted By surak

What's this I see? Oh, just another thread about...

What's this I see? Oh, just another thread about how people who spend more than OP are idiots, masquerading as a thread where the OP insincerely asks a question as if they had any intention of being...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,151
Posted By Rides4Beer

As others have mentioned, most people go for...

As others have mentioned, most people go for carbon wheels because you can get a deeper, more aerodynamic wheel, without the weight penalty, which is why you don't see any deep alloy wheels. The fact...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,768
Posted By billridesbikes

Many many people will be upset about this but: ...

Many many people will be upset about this but:

N+1

You don't need another bike. You might want one, but really don't need another one.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,151
Posted By tomato coupe

ftfy

ftfy
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,151
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Carbon is a scam, anyone who pays more than $200...

Carbon is a scam, anyone who pays more than $200 for wheels is a fool.

Feel better? 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,151
Posted By msu2001la

I'm pretty sure he did. Q: why the desire to...

I'm pretty sure he did.

Q: why the desire to spend $1k on carbon when alloy is lighter cheaper.

A: Carbon wheels can have much deeper sections which are more aerodynamic and yet still have...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,151
Posted By msu2001la

Psimet answered your question pretty clearly, but...

Psimet answered your question pretty clearly, but I suppose it's worth tossing a second line in the water anyways.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,151
Posted By Psimet2001

As a wheel company - let me tell you.... ...

As a wheel company - let me tell you....

Aluminum is an amazing rim material and still greatly undervalued. Still performs amazingly well and if you're still running rim brakes then aluminum is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,151
Posted By HTupolev

Nice carbon wheels that are heavier than...

Nice carbon wheels that are heavier than lightweight aluminum often have deeper rim profiles, which can provide aerodynamic advantages.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,065
Posted By 195cranky

Guess I will chime in here. Not a regular reader...

Guess I will chime in here. Not a regular reader or poster. 6' 5". 200 pound clyde. 37 inch inseam. Ride road, gravel and TT. Masters racer. Mostly crits (refer back to height and weight). Decades of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 766
Posted By WhyFi

That I'm aware of, there's no such thing (in the...

That I'm aware of, there's no such thing (in the road tire world) as a hookless tire, there are simply tires that are compatible with hookless rims.

As far as why some tires are compatible and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,330
Posted By Seattle Forrest

When you buy a complete bike - most people do -...

When you buy a complete bike - most people do - you need to buy pedals anyway. Good ones without a power meter cost around $150. My Vector 2 set was $800 for both sides. There are less expensive...
03-24-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,759
Posted By UniChris

The Need for Basic Bikes

Streetsblog surprised me today by having an article which highlights a real issue without bending it all out of shape: How the ‘Budget-Bike Trap’ Creates Inequality...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 231,509
Posted By illdrag0n

Just checking in. 8000kms on my AR46. I'm 120kg...

Just checking in. 8000kms on my AR46. I'm 120kg and 0 issues so far with strength and still run true.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,065
Posted By AnthonyG

Moisture, your input into this thread is nothing...

Moisture, your input into this thread is nothing short of weird. In all seriousness, do you have a reading disorder?
We have told you from the start what makes a crank too long. Your knees rise...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 231,509
Posted By Rides4Beer

New wheels are finished, just have to wait for...

New wheels are finished, just have to wait for them to get here. :D

AR56, DT240 EXP, satin finish w/Pro decals, no holes, CX-Ray/CX-Sprint rear, CX-Ray front, 1462g. :beer:
...
03-14-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,253
Posted By Pratt

Excellent question. Since it is Pi Day, perhaps...

Excellent question. Since it is Pi Day, perhaps you need to tighten up your radius.
03-11-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,237
Posted By rosefarts

I was on a casual little ride with a girl I...

I was on a casual little ride with a girl I fancied.

While changing lanes, I got my front wheel into an expansion gap in the pavement. I hit the ground hard, nearly took her out, and almost rolled...
03-11-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By Maelochs

Okay .... first off, the only differences between...

Okay .... first off, the only differences between a CF bike and a Ti bike is that the CF will weight a pound less and will break more easily.

Also, bike weight is not a huge issue unless you are...
03-10-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Specialized makes a Diverge Flat bar version.

Specialized makes a Diverge Flat bar version.
03-09-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By Iride01

here it is.... ...

here it is....

https://www.dropbox.com/s/t9yv87bf90es91h/VID_20210305_144039.mp4?dl=0
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By Koyote

You might want to ask the race organizer for tire...

You might want to ask the race organizer for tire recommendations. If the terrain is very sloppy, you'll be hating it on 33mm tires. But hey, you can still give it a try! It will only suck for a...
03-07-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 602
Posted By cb400bill

We aren't doctors on here. I suggest that you...

We aren't doctors on here. I suggest that you talk to one about surgery or other options.
03-05-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By cxwrench

The single biggest waste of money in the entire...

The single biggest waste of money in the entire industry. Ceramic bearings are great in pure radial loads, clean environments, high heat, and very high (thousands and thousands) rpm applications....
03-04-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,335
Posted By 79pmooney

This is a lot like the running shoes without...

This is a lot like the running shoes without built up heels that encourage you to run on the balls of your feet. Just like the X-country flats I ran in high school. I loved them! I could run miles...
02-28-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,949
Posted By Sy Reene

A group ride where everyone knows each other and...

A group ride where everyone knows each other and are of comparable fitness/speed is the ideal. Solo otherwise. The problem is that it's hard to maintain the first circumstance.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,417
Posted By rubiksoval

At 5'11 and 165 lbs, I ride 38cm bars and 165mm...

At 5'11 and 165 lbs, I ride 38cm bars and 165mm cranks and have for a few years now.

Aero is vital for speed.
02-25-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By Hiro11

The good news is that BB386 Evo was developed by...

The good news is that BB386 Evo was developed by FSA to be compatible with pretty much any 30mm crank standard (exception: old school BB30 "narrow", which no one really uses any more anyway). In a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,417
Posted By HarborBandS

I only like an integrated cockpit for bikes with...

I only like an integrated cockpit for bikes with wireless shifting and hydraulic brakes. No cable should have to make those twists and turns.
02-23-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,342
Posted By tomato coupe

Why? I didn't give up cycling after my first...

Why? I didn't give up cycling after my first billion.
02-23-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,342
Posted By Koyote

Pointless question.

Pointless question.
02-23-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,342
Posted By Iride01

How soon do I get the money? Once I get the...

How soon do I get the money? Once I get the money, I figure I can go back to cycling and set aside a portion for my legal defense to tie things up till I check out for good.
02-23-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,342
Posted By tyrion

With a billion dollars, I could pay someone to do...

With a billion dollars, I could pay someone to do my biking for me.
02-23-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,342
Posted By joeruge

A billion! With a 'b?' ... let me think for a...

A billion! With a 'b?' ... let me think for a second....Yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,616
Posted By cielovia

Sprinting on a trainer is very unlike sprinting...

Sprinting on a trainer is very unlike sprinting outside. On the trainer the bike is fixed, whereas on the road you can use your arms to a much greater extent to ensure your legs are over the pedals...
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.
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