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10-20-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 134,953
Posted By SpeedofLite

Cool. But why wear helmets?

Cool. But why wear helmets?
10-19-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,143
Posted By qclabrat

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,165
Posted By LewisFernandes

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The Superleggera. I think itís one of a few of...
10-17-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,973
Posted By seypat

Wow, just wow!

Wow, just wow!
10-17-19, 03:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,861
Posted By jdawginsc

It doesn't, but there is a sticker that refers to...

It doesn't, but there is a sticker that refers to Squadra Corse. I assumed it was legitimate, but also wasn't sure with all of the Columbus stickers about the frame.
10-14-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,861
Posted By jamesdak

Ah, thanks. I just couldn't make that out. ...

Ah, thanks. I just couldn't make that out. Well, I guess that's another match though. :thumb:

And that's a real beauty you have there.
10-13-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,346
Posted By FolderBeholder

The wife and I fiddled with Brooks’ B17 for 5...

The wife and I fiddled with Brooks’ B17 for 5 painful months and they didnt/havent/wont work for us.

They are on the shelf gathering dust. Both B17...men’s in gorgeous dark blue and female in...
10-12-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,346
Posted By Darth Lefty

I didnít enjoy my Brooks saddle but I do enjoy...

I didnít enjoy my Brooks saddle but I do enjoy all the people telling each other dubious things in a Brooks saddle thread
10-12-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By pakossa

It seems different cyclist have VERY different...

It seems different cyclist have VERY different definitions of "comfortable," especially in terms of bike fit and saddles.
10-11-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,659
Posted By jamesdak

Ask them. ...

Ask them.

https://www.facebook.com/billatobikes/
10-11-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,235
Posted By terrymorse

My sit bones never get sore, no matter the length...

My sit bones never get sore, no matter the length of the ride.

I attribute that partly to getting out of the saddle and standing on the pedals every few minutes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 03:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,561
Posted By billyymc

Orange seal - but the pic is a bit deceiving. The...

Orange seal - but the pic is a bit deceiving. The shaft of the screw was only about 1/8 of an inch in diameter. Not quite as dramatic as the picture would imply, but for my first puncture on tubeless...
10-10-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,919
Posted By aclinjury

ugh you got it wrong dude. Many Ti owners are...

ugh you got it wrong dude. Many Ti owners are the old man type, with disposable income and house closed to being paid off if not already. They have lived thru most of life has to offer, and are...
10-10-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,008
Posted By HerrKaLeun

I'm your height but with 34" standover. You must...

I'm your height but with 34" standover. You must have a tall upper body, or measured wrong.

Probably need very long topbtube and a frame with unusual low standover for a long top tube.
10-10-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,659
Posted By CV-6

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10-10-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,919
Posted By MikeyMK

Are carbon users touchy..?

Are carbon users touchy..?
10-10-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,346
Posted By zweitesmal2

I just don't see the point in spending so much...

I just don't see the point in spending so much money for a saddle needing so much care and fiddling. My LBS has a pile of take-off saddles from various mountain and road bikes that I'm welcome to. I...
10-09-19, 11:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,919
Posted By aclinjury

dude, they use carbon forks for the cost saving. ...

dude, they use carbon forks for the cost saving. A carbon fork can be had brand new for $55 on ebay, plenty of them. Meanwhile, the cheapest new ti fork on ebay is around $300.
Forum: Touring
10-09-19, 02:15 AM
Replies: 959
Views: 127,789
Posted By PedalingWalrus

This past weekend in Northern Maine

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10-08-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,919
Posted By General Geoff

In what way is titanium obsolete as a frame...

In what way is titanium obsolete as a frame material?
10-08-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,143
Posted By tgenec86

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Salsa El Mariachi - 29'er, solid steel. Weight? Doesn't bother me in the least -...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,278
Views: 333,550
Posted By bobwysiwyg

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M-64, Marenisco township
10-07-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,028
Posted By jadocs

You need to figure out where your saddle needs to...

You need to figure out where your saddle needs to be in terms of fore/aft in relation to the bottom bracket and how your body is balanced based on the frame geometry and your flexibility/riding style...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,561
Posted By WhyFi

Because you're stuck in an old school way of...

Because you're stuck in an old school way of thinking?

100psi over real-world roads is silly; feeling every little bump and crack isn't fast, it's wasted energy.
10-06-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By Brian25

Beyond being described as "short" ---- More...

Beyond being described as "short" ---- More specifically, she's how tall**********
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,561
Posted By eduskator

Ride whatever pressure that floats your boat :)...

Ride whatever pressure that floats your boat :) As long as your tire isn't underinflated to a point where it'll pinch the rim if you roll over a bump or something... Keep mind that there is an...
10-05-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By linberl

Have someone ride behind you and look to see if...

Have someone ride behind you and look to see if you are sitting straight or are twisting or leaning to one side. I found I indeed twisted slightly on my saddle and that caused shoulder/hand problems....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By jadocs

Never adjust saddle fore/aft to correct a reach...

Never adjust saddle fore/aft to correct a reach problem.

Your position on the medium looks fine, I just think as you progress in fitness and flexibility you will actually need a slightly longer...
10-03-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,050
Posted By jamesdak

I've got a couple rocking the pink! ...

I've got a couple rocking the pink!

Giordana Antares:

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Davidson Impulse:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By eduskator

What do you mean unstable? Your post requires a...

What do you mean unstable? Your post requires a little more details...

Improper inflation, loose headset, loose spokes, warped wheel, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,658
Posted By FlashBazbo

UPDATE: My instincts were correct. The saddle...

UPDATE: My instincts were correct. The saddle was too wide. I traded in the Arione R1 wide for the Arione R1 narrow. The R1 narrow is actually a few mm narrower than the original Ariones I used...
10-01-19, 12:04 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,821
Posted By Metieval

well a truck doesn't kill anyone ever. A person...

well a truck doesn't kill anyone ever. A person driving it can kill someone. A person being negligent in parking it can lead to the possibility of it rolling.

The way you argue it, drunk drivers...
09-30-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,143
Posted By qclabrat

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09-30-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,821
Posted By bipedalconsumer

"Cyclist killed by drunk driver" and "cyclist...

"Cyclist killed by drunk driver" and "cyclist killed by runaway truck" imply vastly different kinds of things - one puts criminal guilt squarely on a driver who may not even have been convicted,...
09-30-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,821
Posted By Sy Reene

How about "Dentist killed by Soccer Mom"? ...

How about "Dentist killed by Soccer Mom"? "Landscaper runs over cycling schoolteacher" ? Lots of ways both parties in a story can be represented by a person and not imbalanced where only one is a...
09-30-19, 12:48 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,718
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Some of you sound like whiny little [expletives...

Some of you sound like whiny little [expletives deleted]. Get over yourselves, anybody brave enough to ride no-handed, probably has decent cycling skills. Stability comes with speed. It's a good way...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,044
Posted By jbchybridrider

Haha you think. Not very scenic though, there...

Haha you think. Not very scenic though, there was also a dead smell so checked there wasn't a body thrown down the hill.
09-28-19, 04:31 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,718
Posted By Decadence

If the no-hand rider is steady and looking...

If the no-hand rider is steady and looking forwards then I don't see any reason to intervene.

If you see someone riding down a bike path on a unicycle do you also yell at them?
09-27-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,718
Posted By Unapomer

I'm with Humpy on this one

I'm with Humpy on this one
09-27-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,143
Posted By eshew

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My heaviest steel bike, but the prettiest.
09-26-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By curbowman

Oh, yeah; people use to tell me my saddle is too...

Oh, yeah; people use to tell me my saddle is too low. But my bike is a 1979 Japanese sport/touring bike, and the horizontal top tube tends to look odd when compared to modern sloped ones. In fact, my...
09-26-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By Loose Chain

Well, I tend to agree, with Sumgy that bike is a...

Well, I tend to agree, with Sumgy that bike is a little large if that is really a properly set saddle based on your cycling inseam and proper leg extension. I was riding bicycles also 30 years ago...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,095
Posted By WhyFi

Welp, unless you're a flyweight that should have...

Welp, unless you're a flyweight that should have been on Light Actions, there was something wrong with the install.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,095
Posted By redlude97

The new walkable cleats are amazing compared to...

The new walkable cleats are amazing compared to the old design. My GF uses them because she likes the dual sided clip in, I do all the setup and service every few months and they keep chugging along....
09-25-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,718
Posted By L8APEXN

Using your "logic," everyone should stop doing...

Using your "logic," everyone should stop doing things that others perceive to put them at risk, even when there is no risk. What a crappy world that would be,
where everyone is limited by the...
09-25-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,718
Posted By ljsense

It would increase my enjoyment of this forum if I...

It would increase my enjoyment of this forum if I didn't have to risk reading this tortuously bad logic.

You're favoring ignorant people. A few people ought to learn that some people are in total...
09-25-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,030
Posted By Loose Chain

Indeed you are correct.

Indeed you are correct.
09-24-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,030
Posted By wphamilton

I'm with you, as long as I can stand up over it I...

I'm with you, as long as I can stand up over it I care zip about any specific clearance.

But to take it more literally, I think people take the most unnecessary time and trouble on their saddle...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,095
Posted By Nessism

I've been riding Speedplay going back to the...

I've been riding Speedplay going back to the solid aluminum puck version X-series jobbies. Love um. A little sad to see them gobbled up by a conglomerate but that's the way of the world these days I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 24,052
Posted By Homebrew01

MOD NOTE TO ALL:...Let's skip the "Personal"...

MOD NOTE TO ALL:...Let's skip the "Personal" stuff, and post on topic, or not at all.
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