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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 186,811
Posted By noodle soup

The Discs finally showed up, and the bike is...

The Discs finally showed up, and the bike is ready to go.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By kadar

Yes, the chain was new, so it shouldn't be the...

Yes, the chain was new, so it shouldn't be the issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By yarbrough462

That's a great deal on an amazing bike but, there...

That's a great deal on an amazing bike but, there is no way I would buy a Bianchi that wasn't Celeste. I'm shallow like that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 454,069
Posted By mstateglfr

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Updated pic of a bike that was posted earlier. Fit is now set with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 454,069
Posted By Davet

I built this frame and fork 5 years ago. So for...

I built this frame and fork 5 years ago. So for its 5th anniversary I had it painted in white pearl and.upgraded it to 11-speed....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,694
Posted By guadzilla

You start out by saying this and we all go, the...

You start out by saying this and we all go, the force in strong in the paduwan:



But then you follow it up with:



And a sudden silence befalls the room, like a too-loud fart in church....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,694
Posted By stuff shredman

In a tie, I'd pick performance over looks ... but...

In a tie, I'd pick performance over looks ... but am willing to wait to get both

I had been wanting an S-Works Tarmac for a while, but the only bikes left were all black w Di2. I didn't like the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 592
Posted By mattcalifornia

I'm not disagreeing with that. I'm also not...

I'm not disagreeing with that. I'm also not agreeing with it. The point is that "plastics" and "polymers" can be many different things. I don't think any of us have enough facts to opine on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,563
Posted By noodle soup

So much horse**** in one post. 5'!0" on a...

So much horse**** in one post.

5'!0" on a 53cm? I guess if you are built like Cotton Hill

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 830
Posted By WhyFi

There wasn't any bulge at the cut, so I assumed...

There wasn't any bulge at the cut, so I assumed that anything that made it airtight (or close enough for the sealant to finish it off) would be fine.

That and I had 'em on hand and couldn't be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 186,811
Posted By deepakvrao

Ordered my second pair. AR56CO3 rims. 3k matte,...

Ordered my second pair. AR56CO3 rims. 3k matte, no holes, and graphene grooved brake track.

Not on their website, but you can ask for them 56mm deep 28mm wide.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,481
Posted By cthenn

LOL that sounds exactly like a creak I was...

LOL that sounds exactly like a creak I was having, it's regular, but not every pedal revolution. It would creak for 3 or 4 revs, then go away, then come back, and on and on. Sounded like it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,025
Posted By velopig

To me, that's the win with tubeless. I can run...

To me, that's the win with tubeless. I can run the highest performance tires which I really enjoy not for the speed but for the comfort and feel a supple tire provides. I get Gatorskin flat...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,012
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For what it's worth robbyville and jimincalif the...

For what it's worth robbyville and jimincalif the app is working for me. I just synced my sleep and HR data. Using Android. The "thanks for your patience" message is gone, like everything is back...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By InvertedMP

OK so I actually ended up getting the FFWD F4D...

OK so I actually ended up getting the FFWD F4D wheels after reading tons of reviews on them. They fit all the criteria and beyond. Below 2,000, available to ship (no lead times). I had the wheels to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,646
Posted By Clipped_in

I ride solo through a couple of round-a-bouts...

I ride solo through a couple of round-a-bouts quite regularly. As I approach I am riding on the road shoulder, but when I am within 50' or so I safely move in and take the lane. I ride through the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 186,811
Posted By Pirkaus

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,797
Posted By growlerdinky

New Build (Soma Smoothie)

So, I no longer get along with my TCR. I probably should have gotten an M/L rather than a large, but whatever..i got 11000 miles out of it. Chapeau, TCR! The r7000 groupset was only on for the last...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,467
Posted By icyclist

I've long been a fan of Rapha jerseys and bibs. I...

I've long been a fan of Rapha jerseys and bibs. I joined the RCC because of the very inexpensive rate for bike rentals out of their various clubhouses. In particular, I rent the bikes when I'm in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,431
Posted By jadocs

This is not directed at anyone, but nothing chaps...

This is not directed at anyone, but nothing chaps my azz more than someone blowing up a group ride that is supposed to be at an advertised pace. If I choose to ride with a slower group it is because...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,065
Posted By canklecat

That's darned clever. I might try one if I get...

That's darned clever. I might try one if I get serious about tackling a time trial later this year.

Although as other folks pointed out, good used TT bikes are often available pretty cheaply. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,651
Posted By berner

An English friend married an American woman in...

An English friend married an American woman in Bermuda. We spent a bachelor evening drinking black and tans. When I saw the title of the post, that evening all came back. Well ,parts of it did.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,065
Posted By bruce19

That is a special bike.

That is a special bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,065
Posted By Bah Humbug

Within the context of comparison to a...

Within the context of comparison to a Speedwagen... and like-for-like, ST hasnít seen a difference in independent tunnel tests.

By contrast, my P2 saves 50 watts at the same speed vs my old S1,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,065
Posted By Bah Humbug

And the old ones arenít even slower, just less...

And the old ones arenít even slower, just less integration and less tire clearance. Fantastic bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,065
Posted By OldTryGuy

Back home relaxing after my 110 miler this...

Back home relaxing after my 110 miler this morning with winds in the 10/15mph area and super happy for the aero bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,651
Posted By noodle soup

Thanks. The way that itís setup in the second...

Thanks. The way that itís setup in the second photo is perfect for me. I canít think of anything I would change.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,065
Posted By Bah Humbug

If you can’t move the saddle forward enough, I...

If you can’t move the saddle forward enough, I would be very hesitant to try this - moving your torso lower will close your hip angle and hobble you on the run.

The best solution is to get a used...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 05:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,065
Posted By bruce19

I can't help with the bars. But, I do love the...

I can't help with the bars. But, I do love the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,065
Posted By OldTryGuy

DANG -- guess I should rethink my decades old...

DANG -- guess I should rethink my decades old personal preference set-up. Maybe I better not register for another Ironman FL to celebrate my 70th birthday this year and also tell the group of locals...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 10,459
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sometimes I bring a spare frame or two in case...

Sometimes I bring a spare frame or two in case the crabon assplodes.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,260
Posted By Doge

That is how she fell. I'm into light builds. ...

That is how she fell. I'm into light builds.

In this case I think the spindle is old square Ti. The fork is pretty light - all carbon, no alloy tube, no race. Some Ti bolts and alloy ones. A...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,236
Posted By firebird854

I had a couple of epic rides this year, super...

I had a couple of epic rides this year, super hard to decide on "Fave" because they all have their own interesting qualities.

1. Horribly Hilly Hundreds 200k 2019
121.34 miles, 6:59:30 moving...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,236
Posted By atwl77

2019 has been a roller coaster for me. Training...

2019 has been a roller coaster for me. Training for Paris-Brest-Paris 2019, riding the qualifying brevets plus extra, then going to France and ending PBP with a very early DNF, then coming back and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 166,766
Posted By noodle soup

I stand corrected.

I stand corrected.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,260
Posted By ultrarider7

Love the Bianchis! ...

Love the Bianchis!
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,011
Posted By jadocs

Definitely depends on the wheel. I know the GP5K...

Definitely depends on the wheel. I know the GP5K fits really well on Rovals. So far those are the only wheels I know where they mount right up without issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,236
Posted By noglider

I don't know about favorite, but a pleasant...

I don't know about favorite, but a pleasant memory is a recent one. My wife and I decided to visit a synagogue we don't normally go to. Actually, she was on the fence, since she wanted extra time to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,011
Posted By jimincalif

Dynaplugs have a brass tip on the rubber bit to...

Dynaplugs have a brass tip on the rubber bit to facilitate insertion. The brass bit stays in the tire and might also work as a barb to resist the plug coming back out of the tire. They say there is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,260
Posted By mvnsnd

I'll play. Current Bike of lust: ...

I'll play.
Current Bike of lust:

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,260
Posted By FlashBazbo

My lusts are simple. Almost rational. (I'm a...

My lusts are simple. Almost rational. (I'm a fast time trialist, not so fast road racer, but no longer own a TT bike.)

Santa Claus, I want a BMC TimeMachine 01 Disc with Di2 and the old...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,260
Posted By guadzilla

That Bianchi is so nice! I'm keeping an eye...

That Bianchi is so nice! I'm keeping an eye for an Oltre XR4 frameset as well. Although it seems more and more likely that I will go for a Giant TCR ($1500 for the Advanced Pro frameset, vs...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,260
Posted By Cyclist753

robbyville- thank you very much

robbyville- thank you very much
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,260
Posted By berner

Around here, the NE, people put their boats up...

Around here, the NE, people put their boats up for the winter but some continue to race in dinghys in the "frost bite" fleet as long as there is no ice in the harbor. Then, in late afternoon they...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,711
Posted By webberjames95

Ordered some cool bar end caps for it and a new...

Ordered some cool bar end caps for it and a new wheelset for it. Also got an indoor trainer for it as my half marathon is now 2 weeks away. Iím ready for that and will not transition into my Ironman...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,260
Posted By GlennR

sure.. .why not. ...

sure.. .why not.
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,260
Posted By MoAlpha

That would be us with our Dufour 40. :innocent:

That would be us with our Dufour 40. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,260
Posted By guadzilla

What? Nooo!! It's the cool, complicated and...

What? Nooo!! It's the cool, complicated and (unfortunately) expensive things! Like this (and yes, i know it is a tri bike on a road forum, but i have moved to the dark side mostly these days. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,260
Posted By seypat

That's the spirit! Don't let other people's...

That's the spirit! Don't let other people's opinions drag you down.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,260
Posted By bpcyclist

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