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07-31-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By woodcraft

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07-25-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,738
Posted By cb400bill

I'm not sure how I could get down to only four...

I'm not sure how I could get down to only four...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,423
Posted By zacster

New Centaur calipers, Tektro R341 levers, Tektro...

New Centaur calipers, Tektro R341 levers, Tektro R720 cross levers, Jagwire cables/housing and bar tape. Everything else is original, except maybe the saddle.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,423
Posted By y2zipper

Ordered an Emonda SL6 PRO which will be in...

Ordered an Emonda SL6 PRO which will be in sometime between July 20 and October 13, but hopefully closer to July.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,476
Posted By tigat

Great questions. As someone who has owned and...

Great questions. As someone who has owned and ridden all three generations of Domane frames, seen the weight from the first to the latest gain a pound, and gone from stuffing 32mm tires on the first...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By genejockey

For me, it was about deciding what I wanted in a...

For me, it was about deciding what I wanted in a bike, then finding a bike that 1) had those features, 2) could easily be set up with the same measurements as my other bikes, and 3) I could afford.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By Iride01

Don't spend money you don't consider disposable...

Don't spend money you don't consider disposable income on a bike if you have questions as to which one to get. Buy a bike that is inexpensive enough so you can get another with no issue if you find...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By Dopefish905

Some Of my assos bibs have over 20k kms on...

Some Of my assos bibs have over 20k kms on them..they get faded in the sun after awhile
so end up for trainer rides but still 100% functual..20 k kms and going on one about 8k on
my news ones, they...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 26,827
Views: 16,852,146
Posted By InvertedMP

Here is the ride I did Saturday. I am working up...

Here is the ride I did Saturday. I am working up to the half century ride, which I will try to do this week.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By jbell_64

Depending on brand and cut I have to go up one or...

Depending on brand and cut I have to go up one or two sizes. If there isn't am actual size chart available from the seller/ manufacturer, I don't buy it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By wthensler

Bianchi Infinito CV debut....

Finally took delivery of my long awaited Bianchi, and this morning the weather cooperated to allow for a decent run. I ordered it with Ultegra Di2,disc brakes, 28mm tires and ENVE45 carbon wheels.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,203
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't believe in flat bar road bikes. It's...

I don't believe in flat bar road bikes. It's like running clogs.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,203
Posted By upthywazzoo

Funny story...I ordered a custom gravel titanium...

Funny story...I ordered a custom gravel titanium frame for my wife, based on the geometry of a Canyon Grail. I discovered after ordering it that she was no longer about the drop bar life.... so we...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,956
Posted By Jungleland

I just spoke with the bike shop and it was the...

I just spoke with the bike shop and it was the chain stay that looks to have a couple of small cracks (the rest of the frame is fine so that makes more sense). He took pics and sent them to both...
06-16-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,384
Posted By pdlamb

Just as soon as they get the software working?

Just as soon as they get the software working?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,324
Posted By GrainBrain

I want an 11-34 12 speed so bad. Want that 14t...

I want an 11-34 12 speed so bad. Want that 14t cog. Want.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,324
Posted By WhyFi

Probably, but it would likely be DA Di2 first and...

Probably, but it would likely be DA Di2 first and then trickle down later. Are you in the market for the tippy-top groupset? If not, you're probably a couple years away from seeing it in more...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,693
Posted By big chainring

My son recently purchased a Motobecane Mirage S...

My son recently purchased a Motobecane Mirage S and absolutely loves it. Great deal, looks awesome, delivered right to his doorstep. Cant beat the price.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,062
Posted By Bah Humbug

Eh... unless you're racing, the speed difference...

Eh... unless you're racing, the speed difference from an aero road frame is minimal. Even as a triathlete, while I want my tri bike as aero as can be, I want my road bike to take as many standard...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,826
Posted By WhyFi

I would advise against cheap carbon, too. ...

I would advise against cheap carbon, too.

....but it's not 2005 any more.

The $2500 Emonda SL5 has the same frame as the $5k Emonda SL7. Trek's OCLV 500 is not cheap carbon. None of the entry...
04-17-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By wgscott

San Francisco celebrates the end of the pandemic

Those who forget the past ...



https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/San-Francisco-s-1918-Spanish-flu-debacle-A-15191518.php
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,201
Posted By jdishner

Ok, so I disappeared for a week or more while...

Ok, so I disappeared for a week or more while waiting for the parts to come in and then be installed. I went with the LBS in Rockland Maine (SideCountry Sports) which was a great choice - I am really...
04-10-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 914
Views: 296,365
Posted By Ogsarg

REI is selling the Cyglolite Dash 460 for 30...

REI is selling the Cyglolite Dash 460 for 30 bucks right now. Great light for the money. compact, lightweight, lots of modes, and decent battery life.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,423
Posted By SethAZ

Well, the Stages Gen 3 L/R power meter showed up...

Well, the Stages Gen 3 L/R power meter showed up today. I pulled the old Ultegra crank that came with my Di2 powertrain on my bike, and mounted the Ultegra 8000 Stages crank.

I paired it with both...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,423
Posted By Ogsarg

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Ordered during their recent big sale.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,324
Posted By travelerman

I recently went 8500 miles on the (Ultegra) chain...

I recently went 8500 miles on the (Ultegra) chain that came with my (Ultegra groupset) bike when it was new (two and a half years ago)... the LBS said it still had miles left on it, could have likely...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,423
Posted By bpcyclist

Just ordered a Cookie Monster jersey. Ha!

Just ordered a Cookie Monster jersey. Ha!
12-12-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,465
Posted By tomtomtom123

I made my own magnetic breakaway lights. ...

I made my own magnetic breakaway lights.
https://www.bikeforums.net/electronics-lighting-gadgets/1183330-helmet-breakaway-lights-diy-magnets.html#post21207410
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,614
Posted By GlennR

If you want to get it fixed.. I sent mine to...

If you want to get it fixed.. I sent mine to Calfee (https://calfeedesign.com/carbon-repair/)

http://glenn-ring.com/emonda/damage.jpg

http://glenn-ring.com/emonda/repair.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 740,194
Posted By MoAlpha

Who’s your smart trainer gonna talk to down in...

Who’s your smart trainer gonna talk to down in the basement, the hot water heater?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 740,194
Posted By noodle soup

Smarter than the one that buys it.

Smarter than the one that buys it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 26,827
Views: 16,852,146
Posted By Dominic P.

1982 Nishiki Olympic 12

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I have a 1982 Nishiki Olympic 12 with brand new...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26,827
Views: 16,852,146
Posted By 2cam16

I didn't realize I made you my bike-fit person....

I didn't realize I made you my bike-fit person. :rolleyes:
I don't know about you but after I rebuild my bikes and go out for it's FIRST RIDE, I ALWAYS make adjustments after. Besides, that's how I...
10-28-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By VegasTriker

The picture above shows a stem raiser which is...

The picture above shows a stem raiser which is used to bring the handlebars up from the headset. What you want is a "handlebar extender". I bought a pair of them from a Chinese seller on eBay...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,423
Posted By canklecat

A remarkably good and cheap windbreaker...

A remarkably good and cheap windbreaker (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07JY5H94G/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1) for our moderate winter rides. It's one of those silly sounding...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 26,827
Views: 16,852,146
Posted By Campag Fetish Boy

Can't believe I've not been on here for years....

Can't believe I've not been on here for years. Joined originally in 2002.

In those days I was living in Wales but now I'm lucky enough to be living in Southern Spain. I'm within 30kms of a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,423
Posted By noodle soup

Free tool chest ...

Free tool chest

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48958052863_c58bdf44a2_o.jpg

Not new, but new to me, and filled with a mix of Snap-on and Craftsman tools.

My neighbor's husband passed...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,999
Posted By GlennR

About your nuts? Thanks, but i'll pass.

About your nuts?

Thanks, but i'll pass.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26,827
Views: 16,852,146
Posted By GnipGnop

My 1994 TiCycles Softride built by Dave Levy. ...

My 1994 TiCycles Softride built by Dave Levy.

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Build list:
HED Jet 60mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,423
Posted By phtomita

Cheap in box e-bike from CL :) ...

Cheap in box e-bike from CL :)
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Forum: Commuting
10-13-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,858
Posted By Korina

Sounds like you lucked out. You're starting out...

Sounds like you lucked out. You're starting out fit and healthy, you have an alert doctor, and they seem to have caught it in time. I hope you beat this cancer's ass fast!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,423
Posted By Greiselman

I invested in a professional bike fitting 10 days...

I invested in a professional bike fitting 10 days ago... best move ever. No soreness or discomfort on the saddle, both during and after long rides. Amazing.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,423
Posted By SylvainG

This pannier that I added to my old 1991 MTB bike...

This pannier that I added to my old 1991 MTB bike that I use when leisurely riding with my wife on weekends (and now the dog too!)

https://i.imgur.com/sWXAvKI.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By noodle soup

I've used 25mm Power Endurance(and PRO4...

I've used 25mm Power Endurance(and PRO4 Endurance) tires on many different bikes, and always been happy with their performance. On 17mm internal width rims, they measure 27.8mm 100psi after...
05-20-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 19,958
Posted By beach_cycle

Yes, I always wear a helmet, today, but I did not...

Yes, I always wear a helmet, today, but I did not in the 20th century. Since June 2016, I ride adult tricycles, but in the 1970's through 1999 I rode bicycles and motorcycles.

In 1991 a car hit...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,993
Posted By hsuehhwa

A lot of friends I know have been using Eliel for...

A lot of friends I know have been using Eliel for years, good stuff. A bit too pricey for me. I'm more of a Voler Black (when they're on sale) person.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By tyrion

I recommend a mini-pump with a flexible hose that...

I recommend a mini-pump with a flexible hose that screws on to the valve (like the Air Profil FC02). The flexible hose allows you to position the pump for the most comfort.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,101
Posted By August West

Since I was in the market for a new helmet I...

Since I was in the market for a new helmet I tried on the Specter yesterday. They claim the L fits up to 63cm and my head only measures 61.5cm but it was snug even at the largest adjustment and...
05-01-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 748
Posted By curbtender

Another biketiresdirect customer. They had...

Another biketiresdirect customer. They had Schwalbe Duranos at $9.99. I bought 6 to get the free shipping. They give reward points also.
Forum: Commuting
04-27-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,219
Posted By phughes

True, buying it would be a waste since you would...

True, buying it would be a waste since you would have no money left to put inside the bag. :roflmao2:
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