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Posted By shelbyfv

I can't remember. :foo: I bought it for my...

I can't remember. :foo: I bought it for my nephew so I just cleaned/lubed/adjusted it and passed it along.
10-18-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, Tim could have pointed you in the right...

Well, Tim could have pointed you in the right direction, he knew his apparel!
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Views: 288
Posted By shelbyfv

I bought a PDG 7 with a new 105 10 speed group a...

I bought a PDG 7 with a new 105 10 speed group a few years ago. IIRC I paid about $600. I think I overpaid but it was in very nice condition. The frame has cool details like the diamond bottle...
10-18-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 750
Posted By shelbyfv

I miss Nashbar/Performance:(

I miss Nashbar/Performance:(
10-18-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By shelbyfv

I won't pretend to be qualified to discuss the...

I won't pretend to be qualified to discuss the physics involved in either system, but it seems as if folks who are (manufacturers) have moved to TA for discs. :foo: I'm happy with QRs on my rim brake...
10-18-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 500
Posted By shelbyfv

It works well via phone. Photos taken with your...

It works well via phone. Photos taken with your phone are easy to attach to the ride summary. The elevation profiles and totals are interesting. You can make your rides as public or private as you...
10-17-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 500
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep! I posted this in another thread but I'll...

Yep! I posted this in another thread but I'll shamelessly post it again. The "Ten" is for 1000 miles which seems OK for a...
10-17-19, 06:16 AM
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Views: 500
Posted By shelbyfv

Sure is flat there!

Sure is flat there!
10-16-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By shelbyfv

Nice color!

Nice color!
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Posted By shelbyfv

Merlin UK - thumbs up!

Sadly, most UK mail order sites no longer ship Shimano parts to the US. Merlin is an exception. I ordered a complete 8000 group at substantial savings over US prices. It took not quite two weeks...
10-16-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By shelbyfv

Is there a spacer you can remove? Assume you have...

Is there a spacer you can remove? Assume you have 11 speed freehub.
10-16-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,115
Posted By shelbyfv

Some posts in this thread have lots of words....

Some posts in this thread have lots of words....
10-16-19, 11:56 AM
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Posted By shelbyfv

Ahhh, a troll who apparently doesn't ride a...

Ahhh, a troll who apparently doesn't ride a bike:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,259
Posted By shelbyfv

See the Doc:foo:

See the Doc:foo:
10-16-19, 04:30 AM
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Views: 1,143
Posted By shelbyfv

You are buying both the Journeyman and the LHT? ...

You are buying both the Journeyman and the LHT? https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1185749-help-me-officially-build-my-surly-long-haul-trucker.html :foo:
10-15-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,620
Posted By shelbyfv

Maybe a quote will alert the OP that we are...

Maybe a quote will alert the OP that we are hoping for an update.:thumb:
10-15-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,243
Posted By shelbyfv

It seems chain longevity can legitimately vary. I...

It seems chain longevity can legitimately vary. I don't track my component mileage but according to Strava I've done about 6000 miles since I resumed riding in April. I have no idea how many miles I...
10-14-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By shelbyfv

Nope, not gonna bite....

Nope, not gonna bite....
10-14-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By shelbyfv

Good to hear! FWIW, it doesn't seem there will...

Good to hear! FWIW, it doesn't seem there will be any question going forward. Seems as if manufacturers are going to T/A when their stock of older frames is exhausted.
10-14-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,867
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, OP "brought it" and started a tire thread...

Well, OP "brought it" and started a tire thread the very same day. Curiously, it doesn't seem he had anything to contribute.:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,087
Posted By shelbyfv

If you need to ask, you probably should buy...

If you need to ask, you probably should buy locally. Mail order works best for folks who know what they want and have some level of expertise. Also, if the new bike should become too small for you,...
10-14-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By shelbyfv

I think the lowest level SRAM road group is Apex...

I think the lowest level SRAM road group is Apex 10 speed. Your choices are 1X or 2X.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By shelbyfv

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I've...
10-14-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By shelbyfv

My experience with QR and discs was that the...

My experience with QR and discs was that the caliper often needed to be realigned when the front wheel was removed/replaced. A small variation that would be acceptable with rim brakes would cause...
10-13-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,867
Posted By shelbyfv

A quick Google will reveal that OP is "well...

A quick Google will reveal that OP is "well known" on the internet, so either is possible.
10-13-19, 12:51 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd surely look the part on that thing but I...

I'd surely look the part on that thing but I don't have any trick skills worth paying to watch:(
10-12-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,867
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, training for "time trials" is serious...

Yep, training for "time trials" is serious business, not to be confused with mere "pleasure riding." :thumb:
10-12-19, 08:12 PM
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Views: 24,118
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't know why this silly thread rose from the...

I don't know why this silly thread rose from the dead:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By shelbyfv

The circus is looking for their bike:thumb:

The circus is looking for their bike:thumb:
10-12-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By shelbyfv

You are fortunate they stepped up to at least a...

You are fortunate they stepped up to at least a front thru axle. QRs and disc brakes are an unhappy match, especially on the front.
10-11-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By shelbyfv

Thru axle?

Thru axle?
10-11-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,867
Posted By shelbyfv

Don't be coy, go ahead and start a thread for the...

Don't be coy, go ahead and start a thread for the first of your topics:thumb:
10-11-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,867
Posted By shelbyfv

If you don't have something to sell, a product...

If you don't have something to sell, a product "under development" or a website to promote, have at it. If it involves a motor, put it in Ebike.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,323
Posted By shelbyfv

You need to contact forum member "my ti." ...

You need to contact forum member "my ti." Apparently he was not pleased with the Madone and quickly returned it. IIRC, he was clyde and a half+ so would likely have thoughts about the stiffness.
10-11-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,620
Posted By shelbyfv

How about an update from OP on collegiate racing?

How about an update from OP on collegiate racing?
10-11-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By shelbyfv

Another way to get traffic on your blog would be...

Another way to get traffic on your blog would be to post the link in the "Blogger's Forum" section.
Forum: Introductions
10-11-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By shelbyfv

Welcome! I expect your enjoyment of cycling will...

Welcome! I expect your enjoyment of cycling will grow as you become able to do significant mileage. FWIW, for those who can't let go of politics during the time spent on BF, there is a P&R...
10-11-19, 05:32 AM
10-09-19, 05:08 PM
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Views: 811
Posted By shelbyfv

This is mostly beyond my comprehension but my...

This is mostly beyond my comprehension but my Edge 530 instructions specifically said that the Bluetooth connection must be made via the Connect app and not through the phone BT. I left the phone...
10-08-19, 04:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 756
Posted By shelbyfv

Someone went to a lot of trouble trying to turn...

Someone went to a lot of trouble trying to turn that pig's ear into a silk purse.
10-07-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By shelbyfv

Try holding the large lever stationary while...

Try holding the large lever stationary while clicking the small.
10-03-19, 07:15 PM
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Views: 8,454
Posted By shelbyfv

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I got mine today. I think the "five" and "ten" mean 500 and 1000...
10-02-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By shelbyfv

Looks as if Bubba has lost some weight;)

Looks as if Bubba has lost some weight;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,213
Posted By shelbyfv

Reinforces why engineers and physicists have to...

Reinforces why engineers and physicists have to go to school and the importance of the scientific method. "Sounds good to me" can quickly lead one astray:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By shelbyfv

Looks like a fun and scenic ride, congrats!:thumb:

Looks like a fun and scenic ride, congrats!:thumb:
09-27-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,675
Posted By shelbyfv

If I had to ride a tri bike every day, I'd...

If I had to ride a tri bike every day, I'd probably look for a reason to cut the season short! Swimming is good winter exercise if you can get past all the cooties in the water.
09-27-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,675
Posted By shelbyfv

Does seem as if trolls were once less repetitive.

Does seem as if trolls were once less repetitive.
09-26-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,774
Posted By shelbyfv

:popcorn

:popcorn
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