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07-01-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By 79pmooney

+1 The eyelets are there because the rim...

+1 The eyelets are there because the rim material is thin enough that spokes will very likely cause cracking without them. There are rims without the eyelets but those rims have more material in...
07-01-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By shelbyfv

If you feel compelled to remove the eyelets, you...

If you feel compelled to remove the eyelets, you might want to check the numerous recent threads about washers. They probably didn't put the eyelets there just for decoration.
06-22-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,137
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

In...

In https://www.quora.com/How-should-I-train-to-improve-my-23-mile-cycling-time I wrote:

Total power is the sum of aerobic and anaerobic components. Target both with aerobic requiring more training...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,209
Posted By Rogerogeroge

A little too spartan for me. I would add a patch...

A little too spartan for me. I would add a patch kit and an extra CO2 cartridge.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,209
Posted By rower2cyclist

Flats are sometimes just bad luck. Going 24k...

Flats are sometimes just bad luck. Going 24k without a flat is unheard of but not the experience of an average rider. I got flats on new tires on super clean roads and never got one in our alley...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,209
Posted By datlas

Some cyclists prefer to not use a saddle bag. ...

Some cyclists prefer to not use a saddle bag. Itís a viable option. Obviously itís a personal choice.
06-15-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By Kabuki12

You are very fortunate even though you sustained...

You are very fortunate even though you sustained some injury. A couple of years ago I let my front tire drift close to the edge of asphalt, there was no bike lane. Before I could react or compensate...
06-15-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By SpectrumTi

Quite possible you are alive only because of the...

Quite possible you are alive only because of the helmet. Hope you recover quickly.
06-15-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By Miele Man

If the pain in the hip and ribs gets a little...

If the pain in the hip and ribs gets a little worse you might want to get them x-rayed. Often a minute crack in a bone doesn't show up on an x-ray until after 24 hours.

I hope you're okay and heal...
06-15-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By CAT7RDR

Glad you are relatively Okay. This GCN...

Glad you are relatively Okay.

This GCN video on checking your bike after a crash could be worthwhile.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYdqtKP7Cug
06-15-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By shelbyfv

Since your tire was shredded, better check that...

Since your tire was shredded, better check that carbon rim again. And again when you get the new tire on and up to pressure. :thumb:
06-15-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By SpectrumTi

Quite possible you are alive only because of the...

Quite possible you are alive only because of the helmet.
06-15-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By berner

Glad you suffered only recoverable injuries. I'm...

Glad you suffered only recoverable injuries. I'm an old man of 81... (no 82?) whatever, and I find I bruise easily and any injury would take weeks or months to heal. Consequently I work at keeping my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By RGMN

I wouldn't recommend salmons on carbon rims....

I wouldn't recommend salmons on carbon rims. SwissStop Yellow King or Black Prince on carbon rims.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By blakcloud

Nice job! Must feel like a completely different...

Nice job! Must feel like a completely different bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By delbiker1

Just a suggestion for the brakes, KoolStop...

Just a suggestion for the brakes, KoolStop Salmon, orange, pads. They work.
06-05-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 746
Posted By Miele Man

Here's a screenshot of the trike in the video the...

Here's a screenshot of the trike in the video the OP posted about.
...
06-05-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 746
Posted By Maelochs

It seems to me that if you have issues...

It seems to me that if you have issues controlling your e-assist tadpole about a certain speed ... you need more practice.

I am not saying this in a demeaning way.

I liken it to my own MTB...
06-04-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By danh123

Electric motors are much more efficient than gas...

Electric motors are much more efficient than gas powered engines so you are helping out in that sense.

I think I read a gas engine(in a car) loses 70 percent of it's energy as heat and an electric...
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