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Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11,564
Views: 199,057
Posted By noodle soup

I don't know if it's been mentioned. but...

I don't know if it's been mentioned. but NBCSports is replaying classic TdF stages from past years. It look like the are airing them at 9AM Eastern time.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 625
Posted By noodle soup

You say that like it's a bad thing.:notamused:

You say that like it's a bad thing.:notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 641
Posted By noodle soup

Might want to talk to amashndash

Might want to talk to amashndash
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,473
Posted By noodle soup

Go ride your bike in the real world, and don't...

Go ride your bike in the real world, and don't worry about Fantasy Land.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,548
Posted By noodle soup

Just ignore the headset recommendation. It's not...

Just ignore the headset recommendation. It's not appropriate for this bike.

I'm glad I'm not the only one that thinks you should keep the original paint.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,548
Posted By noodle soup

It's a really slick headset that converts...

It's a really slick headset that converts threaded forks to accept a modern threadless stem. It's a cool invention, but I think a threadless stem ruins the look of classic style bikes.

I'd leave...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,267
Posted By noodle soup

Nice. I'm sure the ride is smooooth.

Nice. I'm sure the ride is smooooth.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,267
Posted By noodle soup

what's the internal width of the 303s?

what's the internal width of the 303s?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By noodle soup

I think you(and Shimano) are the only one that...

I think you(and Shimano) are the only one that cares about the 100th anniversary.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,267
Posted By noodle soup

I installed the 30mm Pro1 Addix on the LB...

I installed the 30mm Pro1 Addix on the LB wheelset. The tires measured 30.48mm on 23mm internal width hoops,
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,473
Posted By noodle soup

I track the mileage of tires and chains, but my...

I track the mileage of tires and chains, but my monthly mileage is so regular that I just use a calendar,
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19,465
Views: 4,099,793
Posted By noodle soup

60cm stem ...

60cm stem
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50058646312_7cc6d66913_o.jpg

the bars in the middle (9 degree back swept)
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50058404656_0a22768b08_o.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By noodle soup

why is that?

why is that?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,195
Posted By noodle soup

some people ride endurance bikes for fit...

some people ride endurance bikes for fit requirements. I have very long legs, and a short torso, so a Domane fits perfect. It’s not an upright position for me.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,070
Posted By noodle soup

The OP's toes aren't pointing down, and his leg...

The OP's toes aren't pointing down, and his leg extension is just about perfect. Many people use the "heel high" position.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,267
Posted By noodle soup

Glad I bought 30mm ones. On 23mm internal width...

Glad I bought 30mm ones. On 23mm internal width hoops, they should inflate to 30-31mm.

Since buying a mountain bike in mid-May, my road bike is only getting about 80 miles a week. At that usage...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,267
Posted By noodle soup

What size Schwalbe Pro1 Addix are you using?

What size Schwalbe Pro1 Addix are you using?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,070
Posted By noodle soup

+1 Might have to HTFU.

+1

Might have to HTFU.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,419
Posted By noodle soup

+1 I hate when I look in my freezer, and...

+1

I hate when I look in my freezer, and there's no frozen CamelBak ICE bottles ready to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,308
Posted By noodle soup

Ti freehub bodies are fine, unless you get...

Ti freehub bodies are fine, unless you get careless and under-torque the lockring.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 911
Posted By noodle soup

I'm usually "that guy" . The one that perpetrates...

I'm usually "that guy" . The one that perpetrates the crime.

Normally it's after one of my teammates crushes me on a flat ride, and he starts chirping about how I wheelsucked all day long.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 152,028
Posted By noodle soup

+1 AR56(23mm internal width) or WR45(25mm...

+1

AR56(23mm internal width) or WR45(25mm internal width) are the two that I'd be looking at.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2,819
Views: 728,973
Posted By noodle soup

they are legit, and their groupsets are now 5%...

they are legit, and their groupsets are now 5% off.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By noodle soup

I spend money quite freely on bike gear, but I've...

I spend money quite freely on bike gear, but I've never wanted this. I have 9000 series Di2, with R785 levers, so remote shifting isn't possible, and have no interest in the Di2/Garmin features.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,308
Posted By noodle soup

+1. If he's looking for some road wheels for...

+1.

If he's looking for some road wheels for that bike, I'd look at some wide CF hoops(21-25mm internal width) and 40-55mm deep. That bike with some wide tubeless tires, will be fast and plush.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,308
Posted By noodle soup

On that bike, I'd go 23mm internal width or...

On that bike, I'd go 23mm internal width or bigger, and use 30-35mm tires
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By noodle soup

This is pretty common for people that don't live...

This is pretty common for people that don't live in the PNW, and don't ride in slop almost constantly.

Brake track wear is an issue for some, but most people never need to worry about it
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,308
Posted By noodle soup

The OP is looking for a set of disc brake wheels,...

The OP is looking for a set of disc brake wheels, so there's no reason to use aluminum for better wet braking.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19,465
Views: 4,099,793
Posted By noodle soup

For the mountain bike ...

For the mountain bike

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50036680303_bd432f2c93_o.jpg

These will come off the mountain bike, and go on the tandem
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,267
Posted By noodle soup

:eek: You wont find many that agree here.

:eek:

You wont find many that agree here.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,308
Posted By noodle soup

These are good if you are looking for cheap and...

These are good if you are looking for cheap and light, and the rider is on the lighter side of 175lbs. I've built a few wheelsets using them for lighter riders.

They are hard to beat for light and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,308
Posted By noodle soup

CF hoops can also be wider and lighter than...

CF hoops can also be wider and lighter than aluminum hoops. It's hard to find 21mm internal width aluminum tubeless rims that weigh 350g.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,225
Posted By noodle soup

you have an awful lot of faith in the dork disc. ...

you have an awful lot of faith in the dork disc.

I build over 150 bikes a month, and about 20% of them have dork discs that didnít make it through shipping.
The bike is fine otherwise, and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By noodle soup

I had one in 1995. The frameset was $2995 back...

I had one in 1995. The frameset was $2995 back then
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11,564
Views: 199,057
Posted By noodle soup

thatís a heavy bike.

thatís a heavy bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11,564
Views: 199,057
Posted By noodle soup

youíre the guy I was thinking of. using...

youíre the guy I was thinking of.

using 35mm tires, and with a combined weight of about 380lbs, what inflation should I use as a starting point?

being limited to canto/V-brakes, whatís the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11,564
Views: 199,057
Posted By noodle soup

Who’s the tandem guy in this thread? I have a...

Who’s the tandem guy in this thread? I have a couple of questions for him.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11,564
Views: 199,057
Posted By noodle soup

+1. I always wear a baselayer for this reason.

+1. I always wear a baselayer for this reason.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,819
Views: 728,973
Posted By noodle soup

CONTINENTAL GRAND PRIX 5000 TUBELESS CLINCHER...

CONTINENTAL GRAND PRIX 5000 TUBELESS CLINCHER ROAD TIRE TWIN PACK 25mm for $83.99
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By noodle soup

It never bothered me to have the hose flopping...

It never bothered me to have the hose flopping around either,
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By noodle soup

Osprey hydration packs have used a magnet...

Osprey hydration packs have used a magnet retention system like this for years.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50022500503_f8f1d0176d_o.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11,564
Views: 199,057
Posted By noodle soup

WhyFi Mom rides her comfort bike(26" wheeled...

WhyFi Mom rides her comfort bike(26" wheeled hybrid) about 8 miles everyday, so it's actually possible that we could ride this together. She's 79 so I won't try it until I know what I'm doing as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11,564
Views: 199,057
Posted By noodle soup

I got this around 9am Monday, and Mom finally...

I got this around 9am Monday, and Mom finally noticed it today.

Her first question was, "when did you get that"?

Second question was, "did you get that so we could ride together"?

I told her...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 14,369
Posted By noodle soup

IIRC that combination has been mentioned as...

IIRC that combination has been mentioned as particularly tough, and I'm sure I've seen many complaints about Mounting tubeless on Reynolds wheels. Maybe WhyFi knows of a good combo.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By noodle soup

IIRC, he does have more than one.

IIRC, he does have more than one.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By noodle soup

The wheelset uses cheap hubs, and the brakes...

The wheelset uses cheap hubs, and the brakes aren't Ultegra level, but I would call either of those choices "stupid".

At least the bike isn't spec'd with SRAM 1x.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,330
Posted By noodle soup

Is today April 1st?

Is today April 1st?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,040
Posted By noodle soup

When you work on bicycles for a living, simple...

When you work on bicycles for a living, simple maintenance like rotating a chain isn't a big deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,040
Posted By noodle soup

One time when money was really tight, I really...

One time when money was really tight, I really pushed it as far as it could go. After over 30k miles, one cog would start to skip under high loads. I'm sure a new chain on that cassette, would've...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,040
Posted By noodle soup

Tiagra isn't an option for anyone on 11 speed. ...

Tiagra isn't an option for anyone on 11 speed.

I usually get 2 years from a cassette(20-24k miles) and go through 7-8 chains over that time period.
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