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Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 17,567
Posted By RShantz

I honestly don't understand where you are going...

I honestly don't understand where you are going with this.

But if didn't violate any rules of the organizers, I wouldn't have a problem. If it were a race obviously a bike would be prohibited...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 17,567
Posted By RShantz

I don't think I understand what you are saying. ...

I don't think I understand what you are saying.

Are you saying an ebike is to a regular bike as a regular bike is to walking?

If so I can't discuss anything else with you as I feel that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 17,567
Posted By RShantz

Like Seattle said, ebikes aren't Harleys.

Like Seattle said, ebikes aren't Harleys.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 17,567
Posted By RShantz

I don't doubt that one bit. Sometimes it's hard...

I don't doubt that one bit. Sometimes it's hard not to criticize when you are so very different from others.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 17,567
Posted By RShantz

Would have to say I agree with that. But I also...

Would have to say I agree with that. But I also feel that way about those who do these charity rides and stop at every rest stop and chat for quite a while. I try to motivate those folks by telling...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 17,567
Posted By RShantz

Really just don't understand this. Can someone...

Really just don't understand this. Can someone explain this logic? It just looks to me like you're upset that someone doesn't ride as hard as you do. Just don't understand how/why what someone else...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 17,567
Posted By RShantz

I think you could remove the over 40 bit. If...

I think you could remove the over 40 bit. If it's not in a race & the ebike rider is of no danger to the group or disrupting the natural flow of the ride, I just don't get all the folks having...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By RShantz

I have one of their jerseys. I'd say the quality...

I have one of their jerseys. I'd say the quality is about the same as what you have.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,323
Posted By RShantz

It's something interesting to think about. If...

It's something interesting to think about. If you go back 50-70 years, cars look very different and have much more tech. But they still run on 4 wheels, have same seating set up and primarily run...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,639
Posted By RShantz

But it's not a trek. Noooooo!!!!!!!

But it's not a trek. Noooooo!!!!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,263
Posted By RShantz

I have a SLR, but am a bit lighter than you...

I have a SLR, but am a bit lighter than you (135-140lbs). As such, I'm sure I don't have the max power you do.

I had a Propel before the Madone & hated the Propel. It was so very stiff. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 17,567
Posted By RShantz

I understand what the OP was saying. I was just...

I understand what the OP was saying. I was just addressing your concern over an e-bike beating you in a sprint to the county line sign or whatever sign.

I still see this as a bunch of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 17,567
Posted By RShantz

If that's how you feel, why would you ever ride...

If that's how you feel, why would you ever ride with that person - e-bike rider trying to steal your glory? I personally don't have issue with folks riding e-bikes, but we don't have any e-bikes on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By RShantz

Yeah - same lube. I'm not a fanatic on cleaning,...

Yeah - same lube. I'm not a fanatic on cleaning, but I do clean things on a regular basis.

Clearly this isn't a major issue and, yes, the bike is pretty quiet as is. I posted mainly out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By RShantz

I've had 11 speed eTap for a while. I really...

I've had 11 speed eTap for a while. I really like it a lot. For me it just works. I know some have had connectivity issues from the shifter to the derailleur, but I've never experienced any such...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By RShantz

Drivetrain noise

I run etap and have about 25k miles on the chainrings. Have a red cassette with about 5k on it and it's not worn too bad. Just put on a new Dura Ace chain and now I'm getting a lot more noise. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By RShantz

I have a hard bike box and the only damage I've...

I have a hard bike box and the only damage I've ever had in shipping is to the wheels. I just think the wheelset is the weak point of a bike when shipping.

Point is, like Kingston said, it'd be...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,639
Posted By RShantz

Exactly. I love riding, but as if it becomes...

Exactly. I love riding, but as if it becomes "work" I'll stop and find another hobby. I want to enjoy life as much as possible.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 584
Posted By RShantz

You'll get used to it. If you are riding it as...

You'll get used to it. If you are riding it as intended, you'll be fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,705
Posted By RShantz

Consider Apple TV. I can have it up and running...

Consider Apple TV. I can have it up and running in less than a minute. I like it much better than a laptop simply due to how fast it gets started.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,689
Posted By RShantz

I'd say cost wise the comparison is pretty close....

I'd say cost wise the comparison is pretty close. 3-5x in price.

Some see the value in the dura ace, while others do not. Same said about the Porsche.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,689
Posted By RShantz

That's what I mean. Some will be satisfied with...

That's what I mean. Some will be satisfied with the lower tier while others want the upper end stuff. Good thing about capitalism.

A lot of the folks (not all) who get the lower tier stuff...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-19, 04:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By RShantz

exactly

exactly
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,689
Posted By RShantz

Hopefully I didn't insult you or anyone - not my...

Hopefully I didn't insult you or anyone - not my intention. I just meant his question is similar to any comparison between mid-level and top tier items. Some will see the benefit of the top-tier...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,689
Posted By RShantz

Porsche v. Toyota

Porsche v. Toyota
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By RShantz

You could drill it out and weld the pedals in. ...

You could drill it out and weld the pedals in. Just make sure to get it straight!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,954
Posted By RShantz

I forgot to mention. The 5k bike above is my...

I forgot to mention. The 5k bike above is my 2019 Madone disc. I love this bike more than any bike I've ever had. It is a pain to work on with the cable routing and such. I put etap on it so that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,954
Posted By RShantz

I've got three Treks with BB90. Miles on each...

I've got three Treks with BB90. Miles on each are: 18k, 15k, and 5k. I've never really had any squeaking problems, but maybe I just can't hear that well!!! However, on the one with 18k, Trek did...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By RShantz

Do you know if Moots ships the Ti to the UK b/c...

Do you know if Moots ships the Ti to the UK b/c they don't have the capital to do so themselves or is it that Reynolds has superior craftmanship? This seems terribly inefficient.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By RShantz

I bought one and had to ship it back. It just...

I bought one and had to ship it back. It just didn't fit my head. I'd have kept it if it fit. Just make sure to purchase somewhere with free returns.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By RShantz

I was about to fork out the money for a Moots...

I was about to fork out the money for a Moots then ran across this thread over the weekend - thanks to the op.

I've spent time on a Moots and liked it a lot. I just couldn't justify the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,133
Posted By RShantz

Folks always use the spinning out at 110 or 120...

Folks always use the spinning out at 110 or 120 rpm argument against the 52. My thought is that I like riding at a lower cadence when in a group if not pulling. Therefore, if we're doing 30-33 mph...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By RShantz

FWIW I have the same bike. And I have a buxum...

FWIW I have the same bike. And I have a buxum box. I was thinking of taking my bike on a trip and the LBS said it was going to be next to impossible if I didn't want to completely disconnect the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,088
Posted By RShantz

Glad I could help. I always try to be succinct.

Glad I could help. I always try to be succinct.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,860
Posted By RShantz

Just something to think about. I'm normally the...

Just something to think about. I'm normally the lightest rider on our rides at about 135lbs. If I'm riding up front with a 180lb guy on rolling terrain, we sometimes have difficulties not half...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,088
Posted By RShantz

Aero still matters while in the pack.

Aero still matters while in the pack.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,353
Posted By RShantz

I tried Lake's earlier & they just didn't do it...

I tried Lake's earlier & they just didn't do it for me. I came from Specialized. The Lake's have a very large toe box. Just something to keep in mind since you are coming from Specialized also.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By RShantz

So you like that new battery pack?

So you like that new battery pack?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,459
Posted By RShantz

I just replaced my 25's. They had about 4,000 on...

I just replaced my 25's. They had about 4,000 on them. Cords started to show on rear. No flats and liked how they felt. Went back with same exact tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By RShantz

Answered. Close thread.

Answered. Close thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By RShantz

I'll try to answer your question w/o discussing...

I'll try to answer your question w/o discussing the merits of disc v. rim or telling you to drop a few pounds. My local Trek told me last year that Trek was going to completely eliminate rim brakes...
06-19-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,056
Posted By RShantz

This is such a typical comment on this forum. I...

This is such a typical comment on this forum. I said above that I know skill is the most important factor. However, it's not an either/or scenario when talking about skill and equipment. Wouldn't...
06-19-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,056
Posted By RShantz

Thanks. I'll certainly get hydraulic disc & use...

Thanks. I'll certainly get hydraulic disc & use fatter tires. Hadn't thought of the flared bars but I think I'll go that route. I'm going to rent a titanium bike for a couple days & see how that...
06-19-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,056
Posted By RShantz

I guess the chasing seconds depends on the...

I guess the chasing seconds depends on the competition!!!

I do imagine I'd be chasing seconds against most of the riders in my area & age group. But there's always faster folks out there as we...
06-19-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,056
Posted By RShantz

Thanks for the responses, but I'm really looking...

Thanks for the responses, but I'm really looking for any insight relating on bike specifics. Anything specific to look for on the new bike that will help descend faster.

I completely understand...
06-19-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,056
Posted By RShantz

Gravel descents

I'm probably going to get a gravel bike in the somewhat near future. I'll do gravel races which primarily are riding on dirt roads in the mountains. So there's climbing and descending. The roads...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,306
Posted By RShantz

Get what you want, it's your money. I don't mind...

Get what you want, it's your money. I don't mind spending money on my bike in ways that others may find wasteful b/c I think biking is about the most enjoyment I can get out of my money. If those...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,372
Posted By RShantz

Have you given Abreva a try? I have no idea if...

Have you given Abreva a try? I have no idea if it's work, but I'd at least give it a try. Can't hurt anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,864
Posted By RShantz

I stand corrected. Should have thought first!

I stand corrected. Should have thought first!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,282
Posted By RShantz

The engine is the main thing to get better pace...

The engine is the main thing to get better pace up hills. However, a more aero position would likely give you more speed at the base of the hill & therefore more momentum going up the hill - so...
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