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10-19-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,584
Posted By bruce19

I love it when I hear the typical Harley guy...

I love it when I hear the typical Harley guy describe his accident with "I had to lay it down." Total Bull.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,329
Posted By bruce19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NGnKMvZ5Ig

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NGnKMvZ5Ig
10-19-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,584
Posted By bruce19

My experience with bicycle and motorcycle crashes...

My experience with bicycle and motorcycle crashes is that a lot of people have a plan but, unless they see it coming, they are on the ground before they know what happened.
10-19-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By bruce19

I went Mavic USTs.

I went Mavic USTs.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,565
Posted By bruce19

I wear Assos. After almost 40 yrs of riding and...

I wear Assos. After almost 40 yrs of riding and using all manner of gear, I broke down and bought a pair of Assos bib shorts on sale. They are perfect for me.
10-18-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,368
Posted By bruce19

Two years ago a woman, and former college road...

Two years ago a woman, and former college road racer, was moving to England. She wanted to get rid of a set of Kreitler small diameter rollers. They were perfect. I asked her how much she wanted. She...
10-17-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,584
Posted By bruce19

On July 24, 2013 I crashed while in a line. We...

On July 24, 2013 I crashed while in a line. We were just cruising at about 17 mph on a state road. As best as I can figure out, my front wheel hit a small pot hole and my front brake hand jammed the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 403
Posted By bruce19

My GF loves her Assos. I love mine too. ...

My GF loves her Assos. I love mine too.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,085
Posted By bruce19

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,085
Posted By bruce19

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I bought a CAAD 12 w/105 11 sp from my LBS. I also bought a Colnago World...
10-15-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,199
Posted By bruce19

Are any of them made of CF?

Are any of them made of CF?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,067
Posted By bruce19

I'll have what you're smoking. Please send to...

I'll have what you're smoking. Please send to Lewis Carroll...1 Toadstool Rd.....Wonderland.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,115
Posted By bruce19

I have 3 road bikes with rim brakes and a cross...

I have 3 road bikes with rim brakes and a cross bike with mechanical discs. Rim brakes are fine. Disc brakes are better. Braking with discs is more progressive and modulation is easier. Just my...
10-15-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By bruce19

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-obesity-era...

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-obesity-era?utm_source=pocket-newtab

I struggle with weight loss once I get anywhere near 185 lbs. For me it's not the exercising but the moderation of...
10-15-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By bruce19

I don't have a brand in mind and I really don't...

I don't have a brand in mind and I really don't know price points very well. But, my "go to" road & trail bike is my cyclo-cross bike. It's a Colnago (AL frame w/105) that I bought 3 years ago...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By bruce19

Mavic UST wheelset. It has made a tremendous...

Mavic UST wheelset. It has made a tremendous difference in my bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 14,675
Posted By bruce19

It's -3.7 mph always

It's -3.7 mph always
10-09-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By bruce19

My first experience with Sidi was about 2 months...

My first experience with Sidi was about 2 months ago. I bought some Carbon Kaos Air road shoes. I love the shoes and the quality is clearly there. As to fit....every pair of shoes, boots, moto boots...
10-07-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 521
Posted By bruce19

If your ride is all pavement I don't think you...

If your ride is all pavement I don't think you need a CX bike. I ride dirt type rail trails with my CX bike w/28 mm tires that are suitable for the road. If I was ridding all paved surfaces I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,492
Posted By bruce19

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Columbus Spirit....fashioned by Canadians....Guru Sidero. Weighs in at 17...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,648
Posted By bruce19

No one has ever said that before. I'll have what...

No one has ever said that before. I'll have what you're drinking. :)
10-04-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,104
Posted By bruce19

Mine came with the 25s mounted. When it's time I...

Mine came with the 25s mounted. When it's time I may take your advice. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By bruce19

Lovely bike. Congrats.

Lovely bike. Congrats.
10-04-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,546
Posted By bruce19

I ride a CAAD12 with 25 mm Mavic USTs. Most...

I ride a CAAD12 with 25 mm Mavic USTs. Most comfortable ride I've ever had. Also just for info:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrHxQg1OW0A
10-04-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,855
Posted By bruce19

I ride because I learn something about myself,...

I ride because I learn something about myself, the bike, the terrain and the sport on every ride. Literally.
10-04-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,104
Posted By bruce19

Or you could go tubeless. My Mavic USTs (25s) are...

Or you could go tubeless. My Mavic USTs (25s) are incredibly smooth, efficient and comfortable. I won't be going back.
10-04-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,104
Posted By bruce19

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I will stay away from comparison of frame materials since I'm kind of...
10-04-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,104
Posted By bruce19

Some bikes just "speak to me." This is one of...

Some bikes just "speak to me." This is one of them. I never tire of seeing it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,648
Posted By bruce19

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In my youth I was a competitive athlete. Went to college on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,648
Posted By bruce19

Maybe you just don't want to ride. You don't have...

Maybe you just don't want to ride. You don't have to.
10-03-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 974
Posted By bruce19

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If I was riding road and trail and could have only one bike, I'd go with my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 831
Posted By bruce19

I just learned that a bike with frame size and TT...

I just learned that a bike with frame size and TT length the same is known as, in your case, a "square 54." Just thought that was interesting. Perfect for me is a square 55 with my 32.5" inseam.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 831
Posted By bruce19

A ballpark figure. I can't emphasize enough that...

A ballpark figure. I can't emphasize enough that you try them out. That formula was from Greg LeMond's book back in the mid-80's. That was before sloping TTs.

I don't know if it's been mentioned...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 831
Posted By bruce19

Inseam X .67 would give you an approximate frame...

Inseam X .67 would give you an approximate frame size. However, if you have an abnormal inseam/reach dimension you should spend some time trying different sizes. My original height was 5'10 with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,950
Posted By bruce19

They were installed by my LBS and these guys have...

They were installed by my LBS and these guys have always been really good. If I have 200 miles on them that would be a lot. And, I walk from my house to my workshop which is about 100 ft. I haven't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,950
Posted By bruce19

I bought the walkable cleats and I find them to...

I bought the walkable cleats and I find them to be flimsy. After using them for about a dozen rides I noticed that they were starting to peel off the cleat itself. And, the threaded insert does not...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,209
Posted By bruce19

As a recreational rider, if you think spending...

As a recreational rider, if you think spending $5-10K on a CF Aero bike will make you 2% faster on a given ride.....go for it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,287
Posted By bruce19

Did you notice any difference on climbs?

Did you notice any difference on climbs?
09-30-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,630
Posted By bruce19

I ride a Century minus my age. I'm in TT...

I ride a Century minus my age. I'm in TT territory at this point.
09-30-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By bruce19

One opinion:...

One opinion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPWgtscgfa0
09-30-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 743
Posted By bruce19

I have a Garmin Edge and a mount on my cross bike...

I have a Garmin Edge and a mount on my cross bike and both road bikes. Simple click out and click in to the next bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 923
Posted By bruce19

This is really interesting. I've used Ksyrium...

This is really interesting. I've used Ksyrium Elite clinchers for quite a few years and never had any issue. I did pull a spoke out of an Easton rear once. But, generally I don't have that problem....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,287
Posted By bruce19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=le_LSWfGJUo&t=40s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=le_LSWfGJUo&t=40s
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 923
Posted By bruce19

Wow. I've been using them without issue. Hit pot...

Wow. I've been using them without issue. Hit pot holes at serious speed with no problems. You must be a lot bigger than me (187 lbs) and a lot more powerful. Which wouldn't be hard.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 923
Posted By bruce19

https://www.competitivecyclist.com/mavic-ksyrium-e...

https://www.competitivecyclist.com/mavic-ksyrium-elite-ust-wheel?skidn=MAV00NY-GRA-REASHI&ti=UExQIENhdDpUdWJlbGVzcyBXaGVlbHM6MToxNTpjY0NhdDEwMDQ2NA==

Includes the tire.
09-29-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,816
Posted By bruce19

The people I have encountered walking dogs have...

The people I have encountered walking dogs have been responsible and usually pretty friendly. No problems here.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,295
Posted By bruce19

Mine came with an FSA crank set. For two new...

Mine came with an FSA crank set. For two new rings, a new chain and the labor (and tax) it cost me $165 at my LBS.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,295
Posted By bruce19

My CAAD 12 came with the same gearing as the...

My CAAD 12 came with the same gearing as the OP's. I couldn't spin the 52x11 at comfortable rpms. So, I swapped out the 52/36 for a 50/34. Same cassette. Much better for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,950
Posted By bruce19

Maybe it's just me but I just want Speedplay to...

Maybe it's just me but I just want Speedplay to stay the same. Power meters are irrelevant to me. I love what I've been riding for 20 yrs.
09-26-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By bruce19

I've done most of them but on my Ducati. Hope to...

I've done most of them but on my Ducati. Hope to get up there with a bicycle one of these days. My son went to UVM.
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