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09-18-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By prj71

A little lift on the front end would have avoided...

A little lift on the front end would have avoided this.
09-18-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,749
Posted By prj71

It's really a no brainer once you use hydraulic...

It's really a no brainer once you use hydraulic disc brakes.

:thumb:
09-16-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,749
Posted By prj71

6 pages of discussion/arguing on rim and disc...

6 pages of discussion/arguing on rim and disc brakes when in the end (within the next year or so) all you are going to be able to buy is disc brake bikes.

Not even sure why this is being discussed...
09-10-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 889
Posted By prj71

Workable dollar amount for a road/hybrid bike. ...

Workable dollar amount for a road/hybrid bike.

For a trail riding mountain bike...Not so much unless that is the price of a used one that was around $2k new.
09-10-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 889
Posted By prj71

Then you are looking at two bikes. The right...

Then you are looking at two bikes. The right tool for the job.
09-09-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By prj71

You are correct. I forgot that you can change how...

You are correct. I forgot that you can change how they are installed.

I bought the 10 degree easy cleat.

https://www.allmountaincyclery.com/product/time-atac-easy-cleats-10-degree-338089-1.htm
09-09-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 889
Posted By prj71

$800 barely gets you above the level of a...

$800 barely gets you above the level of a department store bike.

Instead of buying cheap and upgrading parts later you're better off forking over more $$$ for a bike now with good parts. Bike...
09-02-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By prj71

Who rides a 2.0 tire anymore????!!!!

Who rides a 2.0 tire anymore????!!!!
09-02-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By prj71

Bike Lives Matter

Bike Lives Matter
09-02-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By prj71

^^^This. Time pedals with 10 degree easy release...

^^^This. Time pedals with 10 degree easy release cleat. You'll have to purchase the 10 degree separately as they come with the 17 degree as standard.
09-02-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By prj71

My arms and back hurt looking at that bike.

My arms and back hurt looking at that bike.
08-18-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,749
Posted By prj71

Except brake type has absolutely zero effect on...

Except brake type has absolutely zero effect on who wins or loses those races
08-13-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,832
Posted By prj71

Nothing wrong with asking questions. But then be...

Nothing wrong with asking questions. But then be prepared for armchair quarterbacks to answer for the type of question the OP asked. The OP has a physical condition he is concerned about.
...
08-11-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 374,798
Posted By prj71

Lots of paved trails in the area? Thank your...

Lots of paved trails in the area?

Thank your local Walmart for this area.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,427
Posted By prj71

This is actually a worry? :foo:

This is actually a worry? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,427
Posted By prj71

This. Do a faster group and a slower group. ...

This. Do a faster group and a slower group.

This isn't rocket science folks.
08-03-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 6,994
Posted By prj71

No it's not. People did it for years and year and...

No it's not. People did it for years and year and years.

https://www.outsideonline.com/2060641/our-reliance-technology-makes-backcountry-more-dangerous
...
08-03-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 6,994
Posted By prj71

What was your plan before cell phones existed? ...

What was your plan before cell phones existed?

If you had one. Use that plan.

If it scares you that you may not get reception when you are out riding somewhere then maybe, just maybe, biking...
07-31-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,749
Posted By prj71

Sex appeal? Really. :lol: Ohfercripesakes....

Sex appeal? Really. :lol:

Ohfercripesakes. It's just a bike. Ride it and quit looking at it.
07-31-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By prj71

:lol: :foo: There sure are some doozy's on...

:lol: :foo:

There sure are some doozy's on this forum.
07-29-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,259
Posted By prj71

If you enjoy mountain biking then buy a mountain...

If you enjoy mountain biking then buy a mountain bike.
07-27-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By prj71

https://www.rutlandcycling.com/content/guide-to-sh...

https://www.rutlandcycling.com/content/guide-to-shimano-road-amp-mtb-groupsets.aspx
07-27-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,832
Posted By prj71

LOL. WD40 IS NOT a lubricant.

LOL.

WD40 IS NOT a lubricant.
07-22-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,448
Posted By prj71

People put fenders on bikes? :lol: :D Most...

People put fenders on bikes? :lol: :D

Most of us don't have fenders on our bikes. That's where the tray rack works best.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 16,925
Posted By prj71

Your buddies were right. It is overpriced. ...

Your buddies were right. It is overpriced.

And why do we have to say "cycling kit". Hate that. How about just saying jersey and shorts?

Do you get up in the morning and get dressed for work and...
07-22-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,832
Posted By prj71

My 62 year old friend does 50-100 a few times per...

My 62 year old friend does 50-100 a few times per week and never has any issues.

If you are trashed after 37 miles one day and 30 miles the next day...you may have some other underlying issues.
07-22-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,448
Posted By prj71

It boggles my mind that people would $4000-$6000...

It boggles my mind that people would $4000-$6000 on a nice bike and then put it on a hanging rack and risk scratching the paint off the frame or scuffing it up if a carbon frame.

Tray rack is the...
07-22-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,832
Posted By prj71

Lol. An article from 1998. Pssst...It's...

Lol. An article from 1998.

Pssst...It's 2020. Bearing sealing technology has come a long way in 22 years.
07-20-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,832
Posted By prj71

Believe what you want. The bottom line is that...

Believe what you want. The bottom line is that degreaser will not damage SEALED bearings.
07-20-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,938
Posted By prj71

It's not a case of the manufactures buying into...

It's not a case of the manufactures buying into them. It's a case of it makes more sense.
07-20-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,938
Posted By prj71

What is your concern? I ride my fat bike in...

What is your concern? I ride my fat bike in winter that has disc brakes and have ridden it down to near zero degrees with no issues.
07-17-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,832
Posted By prj71

Nope. ...

Nope.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQi97cIYkPc
07-16-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,832
Posted By prj71

Can someone please explain how degreaser will...

Can someone please explain how degreaser will damage sealed bearings?

The only way bearings are going to get destroyed on any bike by spraying degreaser or any other chemical is if they are loose...
07-16-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,259
Posted By prj71

Why in the hell would one want to mountain bike...

Why in the hell would one want to mountain bike with a recumbent bike. Just an accident waiting to happen.
07-16-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,448
Posted By prj71

Can you slide the trays left and right on the...

Can you slide the trays left and right on the Sherpa 2.0?
07-15-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,832
Posted By prj71

LOL. WD40 is not a lubricant. ...

LOL. WD40 is not a lubricant.

https://lifehacker.com/when-should-i-not-use-wd-40-5891936
07-15-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,448
Posted By prj71

My buddy had a hanging rack. Put my bike on it...

My buddy had a hanging rack. Put my bike on it once and it scraped the paint away on the top tube. All of his bikes had similar damage from that type of rack. He eventually dumped it and got a 1up...
07-15-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,832
Posted By prj71

If a person doesn't want to talk to a physician...

If a person doesn't want to talk to a physician about any problems they are having...That has absolutely zero to do with the medical care system in the USA. It has to do with the person having the...
07-15-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,832
Posted By prj71

Even the doctor that graduated at the very bottom...

Even the doctor that graduated at the very bottom of his class is more qualified than any cycling enthusiast on this forum responding to the OP. Unless the cycling enthusiast responding is a...
07-15-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,832
Posted By prj71

Can someone please explain how degreaser will...

Can someone please explain how degreaser will damage sealed bearings?

Spartan...you are fine doing what you are doing with the brush and degreaser. I do the same myself and I will also pull the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,200
Posted By prj71

Stay 6ft or more away to avoid catching the...

Stay 6ft or more away to avoid catching the Covids. Especially in $hitcago.
07-15-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,832
Posted By prj71

I always love how people come on bike forums to...

I always love how people come on bike forums to seek medical advice about their health. It never ceases to amaze me.

:foo:
07-15-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,448
Posted By prj71

^^^Thats a bad choice. Those type of carriers...

^^^Thats a bad choice. Those type of carriers damage the paint/frame.

Best off getting a tray type carrier.

https://www.1up-usa.com/
...
07-15-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,938
Posted By prj71

Maybe you should try a cable brake system on your...

Maybe you should try a cable brake system on your car. Report back the results.

Again...Bottom line here...Pay attention...rim brakes are going away (unlesss you buy a department store bike),...
07-13-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,938
Posted By prj71

I don't ride my bike upside down so it's never a...

I don't ride my bike upside down so it's never a worry. :lol:

I know what you are saying, but a few seconds right side up and a few pulls on the brake lever and all is well again. My mountain bike...
07-13-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,938
Posted By prj71

Mechanical disc brakes suck. Just barely a step...

Mechanical disc brakes suck. Just barely a step above rim brakes.

If you have ever had or tried hydos you' would realize why...

-Disc brakes with hydraulic hoses to get braking force from...
07-13-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,938
Posted By prj71

Because rim brakes are going away. And...

Because rim brakes are going away. And rightfully so.

Look at the new road bike offerings from all of the major manufacturers. Rim brakes are going away.
07-13-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,259
Posted By prj71

More importantly...Why?

More importantly...Why?
07-13-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By prj71

What's a front derailleur?

What's a front derailleur?
07-13-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,853
Posted By prj71

Rockshox Reba 29 with straight streerer and...

Rockshox Reba 29 with straight streerer and QR...you can usually find some on ebay or Pinkbike for $200 or less. Reba would be an upgrade over your recon.

Cushier front tire? Remember that tires...
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