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03-05-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By Unca_Sam

Briefly, cushioning on a saddle both compresses...

Briefly, cushioning on a saddle both compresses and expands. As you sit on a soft saddle and sink in, the padding pushes back on the softer parts, potentially causing saddle sores and/or numbness.
03-05-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By bpcyclist

Could you please explain how you think minimal...

Could you please explain how you think minimal padding or no padding increases comfort for you? Thanks a bunch!!
03-05-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By noimagination

If it's sore sit bones, that is a fitness issue,...

If it's sore sit bones, that is a fitness issue, not an equipment issue. If your sit bones are sore, you need more saddle time. If your "nether regions" are abraded/raw, or you have saddle sores,...
03-05-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By Phil_gretz

Flat and Firm

I'd be careful about the WTB or Terry saddles, as they often add unnecessary padding.

For me and my butt, the trick(s) are flat sit bone area (that means flat in the cross-wise direction, not...
03-05-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By DorkDisk

Many already mentioned, but for saddles, these...

Many already mentioned, but for saddles, these are my picks:

Brooks
Special Ed Body Geometry
Terry
WTB
Charge Spoon for cheap backup
03-05-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,157
Posted By texaspandj

Man that's Cool. I WAS a full-time musician bitd....

Man that's Cool. I WAS a full-time musician bitd. It's a family band my older son on guitar and my younger son on drums meanwhile the lame one is on bass, that's me. Here's a sample....
03-04-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By gorillimo

My two favorite choices. That said, Iím riding a...

My two favorite choices. That said, Iím riding a B17 now. Been pain free since the second day on it. Doing a century in 2 weeks. Itís really good!...
03-04-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,157
Posted By 52telecaster

https://youtu.be/Lpi_0EaS130

https://youtu.be/Lpi_0EaS130
03-04-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,157
Posted By 52telecaster

https://youtu.be/ZcnYN7lLC-Y ...

https://youtu.be/ZcnYN7lLC-Y
https://youtu.be/ZcnYN7lLC-Y
03-03-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By hillyman

Now you have me a little worried on R2 I ordered....

Now you have me a little worried on R2 I ordered. Won't be home to pick it up for about a week. Maybe better bring my H2 along on road too till I try R2 out. Couldn't find nothing for a review on the...
03-03-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By LorenMiranda

MTB speed V...cheap and super comfy for me. Irwv...

MTB speed V...cheap and super comfy for me. Irwv ofc
03-03-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By DMC707

i ride predominately on the hoods and with my...

i ride predominately on the hoods and with my back at an approximate 45 degree angle--- classic rando type position- and the power works well for me there --- but it should be noted that i have a...
03-03-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By Drago1010

Been riding a Sella Anatomica H2 on my road bike...

Been riding a Sella Anatomica H2 on my road bike since last spring and it is the most comfortable saddle I've ridden. Just got an R2 for my gravel bike. Rode it yesterday for the first time and it...
03-03-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By ddeand

I went through a number of saddles in the search...

I went through a number of saddles in the search for the one that worked best for me. The B17 was one of the best, and I’ll be putting one on a Raleigh International I’m building up. But the saddle...
03-03-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,157
Posted By 52telecaster

first and third thursdays.

first and third thursdays.
03-03-20, 03:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By jgwilliams

I like the Fizik Arione but it's an expensive...

I like the Fizik Arione but it's an expensive saddle. When mine broke and I decided I couldn't afford to replace it a friend suggested Fabric. They make their saddles in a differing widths and...
03-02-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,157
Posted By 52telecaster

i would let u in but im gigging that night. ...

i would let u in but im gigging that night.
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03-02-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By Gconan

WTB saddles...

WTB saddles (https://www.wtb.com/collections/saddles)

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03-02-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,157
Posted By 52telecaster

i either ride to that aldi or i go down the hill...

i either ride to that aldi or i go down the hill and across the river. Have you checked in with the bike peoria crowd and the coop on main? Also i am hosting an open stage at dans towbar thursday at...
03-02-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,094
Posted By mjac

You gotta love it.

You gotta love it.
03-02-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By surak

I tried to talk some people out of buying the...

I tried to talk some people out of buying the Power when they say they have a more upright riding position, but others have said it works for them even when not racing. I suppose the flatter profile...
03-02-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By smashndash

Donít have much to add besides *not* the...

Donít have much to add besides *not* the specialized power. Itís a favorite amongst racers but itís probably not a good fit based on your requirements. If you walk into a bike shop and just say ďgive...
03-02-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,157
Posted By 52telecaster

i know the feeling. All too often i dont ride and...

i know the feeling. All too often i dont ride and suffer guilt and all kinds of screwy emotions.
03-02-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By BillinPA

As already said, saddles are very personal. I am...

As already said, saddles are very personal. I am personally really liking my Terry Liberator. Good price and works well for my riding.
03-02-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By Unca_Sam

My experience with the B17 is that a generous...

My experience with the B17 is that a generous initial application of Obenauf's leather preservative, top and bottom (after using all the proofide on there) softens a Brooks saddle nicely.
That...
03-02-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By hillyman

I was at Brooks B-17 fan for years but I tried to...

I was at Brooks B-17 fan for years but I tried to selle anatomica I like it a lot better. A little softer and springer. I just got the r2 rubberized version going to try it too. But as it is with...
03-02-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By DMC707

I like the old school Selle Italia Turbo saddle...

I like the old school Selle Italia Turbo saddle for almost everything ---- the rounded profile is nice compared to the angular shells on a lot of modern saddles --- But that said, I also tried a...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By noglider

I'm sorry to hear that, but there is a lot to...

I'm sorry to hear that, but there is a lot to adjust to, and winter just pushed you over the top. Good idea to try again in the spring. Spring is a time for hope.

I need to keep a sustained effort...
Forum: Foo
10-22-19, 02:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 801
Posted By clemsongirl

personally i would make sure instead of any...

personally i would make sure instead of any perfluorocarbons, only natural nano-lipids are used to treat the down. That accomplishes the same task without creating any by-products that are harmful to...
Forum: Foo
10-21-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 801
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Thanks. That's pretty much what I expected, and...

Thanks. That's pretty much what I expected, and what most (but not all) of the people in the BPL thread had to say too.
Forum: Foo
10-21-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 801
Posted By rseeker

Ever see the TV show Person of Interest? When...

Ever see the TV show Person of Interest? When Reece is walking around wearing a black vest that could be mistaken for a black Michelin man outfit, that's a puffy (vest or jacket).

They look...
10-21-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,568
Posted By bikemig

I wear pretty similar gear. Platform pedals let...

I wear pretty similar gear. Platform pedals let you use insulated winter boots. And mountaineering mitts are the way to go for the hands. Get them oversized so you can wear a liner glove.

For...
Forum: Touring
10-19-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,430
Posted By bikemig

There are problems with journalism as you point...

There are problems with journalism as you point out but try living in a country without a free press. There is a really, really good reason why the framers protected freedom of speech or the press in...
Forum: Touring
10-19-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,430
Posted By bikemig

The story was true, right? So it not really...

The story was true, right? So it not really defamation.

It was quite likely not a smart idea for the Register to publish this information for some of the reasons you suggest. The information was...
10-18-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By jbell_64

I have a fx7.2 in 20" and I'm 5'10". My wife has...

I have a fx7.2 in 20" and I'm 5'10". My wife has the 22", but she is 6'1" lol
10-18-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By dmark

Probably too big. I ride a '05 7500FX 20" and I...

Probably too big. I ride a '05 7500FX 20" and I am 5'11".
10-18-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By Wiggle

Thanks guys, sounds like it'll be a safe bet.

Thanks guys, sounds like it'll be a safe bet.
10-18-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,698
Posted By terrymorse

+1. I'm using the Cygolite Metro 550. It's very...

+1. I'm using the Cygolite Metro 550. It's very bright in flash mode. The "550" refers to the lumens.

This model was replaced by Metro Plus 650 (https://cygolite.com/product/metro-plus-650-usb/)...
10-18-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,568
Posted By JohnDThompson

I tried soaking my feet in whiskey to warm them...

I tried soaking my feet in whiskey to warm them up. Didn't do squat, and ruined the flavor for drinking. :(
Forum: Touring
10-18-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,430
Posted By Fatter Frank

Journalism is now, and has been for quite a...

Journalism is now, and has been for quite a while, a cesspool of piranha willing to feed on anything that bleeds including their own.
10-18-19, 02:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,857
Posted By Stadjer

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This is Ben Feringa, he got the Nobel prize for chemistry 3 years ago....
10-17-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By m3tal070

I have a Jamis, they are very good imo. You get...

I have a Jamis, they are very good imo. You get a lot of nice stuff for your $$$
10-17-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

Are there even nutted axles available for your...

Are there even nutted axles available for your hubs?

I vote for returning the incorrect order and getting what you originally asked for.

In the meantime, you can usually lock F&R wheels and...
10-16-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,857
Posted By livedarklions

Maybe he could park it on an exoplanet.

Maybe he could park it on an exoplanet.
10-16-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,857
Posted By wgscott

I suspect this might be one of those Cambridge...

I suspect this might be one of those Cambridge inside jokes.

When Aaron Klug (also a physicist, based at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge) was awarded the Chemistry Nobel...
10-16-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By oldschoolbike

nutted skewers

Converting hubs is a PITA and then you need to carry about a 15 mm wrench. The nutted skewers you ordered were the answer, especially of they took a lightweight standard tool like a security hex...
10-16-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By dsbrantjr

A determined thief will, given enough time, get...

A determined thief will, given enough time, get what they want. The best you can do is to make it so time-consuming and difficult that they seek other prey. Or ride such a crappy bike that nobody...
10-16-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By WizardOfBoz

I agree, but your point forced me to realize that...

I agree, but your point forced me to realize that its a variation of the two guys in the jungle:
Guy 1: "What're you gonna do if a lion chases us?"
Guy 2: "Run".
Guy 1: "There's no way you can...
10-16-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,682
Posted By mechanicmatt

Something like this happened to me except...

Something like this happened to me except different.


Let me explain, I bought a Cannondale hybrid from someone who had just "moved" from a local college town and no longer needed it, I didn't...
10-16-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By dsbrantjr

You might consider a chain or cable lock to run...

You might consider a chain or cable lock to run through your wheels and frame, then the thief will have to deal with two locks to steal the bike, or more important, find easier pickings.
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