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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 219
Posted By noodle soup

I can't imagine going any higher than 80/85. I'd...

I can't imagine going any higher than 80/85. I'd try 70/75psi.

FTR, I'm 189#, and use 55/60 on 30mm tires
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By noodle soup

I'm surprised that at 70 the OP is still able to...

I'm surprised that at 70 the OP is still able to ride either a Emonda or Madone(properly sized/fitted).

I guess the OP could be all torso + arms. If that's the case, I'd go with the Madone. It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7,085
Views: 94,017
Posted By noodle soup

She was ready to ride when I got her, but not...

She was ready to ride when I got her, but not exactly what what I wanted.

Iíve changed the wheels, components, and the bar/stem. When I get a Salsa Timberjack frameset and a new XT crankset, Iíll...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 180,624
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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09-25-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By noodle soup

yes

yes
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 406
Posted By noodle soup

Most road shoes aren't super narrow. I have...

Most road shoes aren't super narrow. I have narrow feet, and have trouble finding shoes that are narrow enough.

It's comparatively easy to find cycling shoes for people with flippers for feet.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7,085
Views: 94,017
Posted By noodle soup

One of my favorite movies to quote It's no...

One of my favorite movies to quote

It's no wonder that my coworkers look at me like I'm insane.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7,085
Views: 94,017
Posted By noodle soup

I usually look clean before work, don't you?

I usually look clean before work, don't you?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7,085
Views: 94,017
Posted By noodle soup

almost complete ...

almost complete

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:53 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 985
Posted By noodle soup

Covid-19 might have something to with it. People...

Covid-19 might have something to with it. People that haven't been riding much for decades, are now starting to ride again. They are noticing that some things have changed, and wondering why.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By noodle soup

some helmets have straps that attach at the outer...

some helmets have straps that attach at the outer edge(POC Tectal).
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,884
Posted By noodle soup

It sounds like he's good at crashing, but that's...

It sounds like he's good at crashing, but that's not the same thing as riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,884
Posted By noodle soup

say it again.please.

say it again.please.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,884
Posted By noodle soup

:roflmao2: We need video proof of your mad...

:roflmao2:

We need video proof of your mad skillz.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19,632
Views: 4,179,795
Posted By noodle soup

Red valves to go with this wheelset. $13 with the...

Red valves to go with this wheelset. $13 with the tool

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09-21-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 305,218
Posted By noodle soup

Helmets work well at protecting from skull...

Helmets work well at protecting from skull fractures, but not as well at preventing brain injuries,
09-21-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 305,218
Posted By noodle soup

That Giro is from 2012(Purchased new in 2018)....

That Giro is from 2012(Purchased new in 2018). I'd look at POC Omne. You might find one on sale for around $125.
09-21-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 305,218
Posted By noodle soup

fits true to size.I'm a medium for both It's...

fits true to size.I'm a medium for both

It's a great helmet, and actually cooler than the Giro. The front vent works great when moving. Good Luck finding one in stock.
09-21-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 305,218
Posted By noodle soup

Same here. Giro Ionos for road ...

Same here.

Giro Ionos for road

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Fox Speedframe Pro for mountain biking. This is the best ventilated helmet I've ever tried,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,884
Posted By noodle soup

One of my friends is a CF framebuilder, so I...

One of my friends is a CF framebuilder, so I brought it to him to do an ultrasonic scan. We were both surprised to find that it was undamaged. The frame is an old Scattante(Performance house brand)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,884
Posted By noodle soup

This bike fell off a bike rack, and onto the...

This bike fell off a bike rack, and onto the freeway(back when It was a geared bike). The saddle and bar tape got torn, but I nothing else was damaged. CF road bikes are stronger than you think they...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,884
Posted By noodle soup

He was more about bragging about how fast he is ...

He was more about bragging about how fast he is

I tried to find that thread, but failed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,884
Posted By noodle soup

I asked the same thing in his other thread ...

I asked the same thing in his other thread


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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,884
Posted By noodle soup

Will someone PM me when/if ryan_rides posts...

Will someone PM me when/if ryan_rides posts something intelligent?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 7,085
Views: 94,017
Posted By noodle soup

Beating NE isnít much of an accomplishment now....

Beating NE isnít much of an accomplishment now. Especially when their best RB was out for personal reasons.

#patheticwin
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7,085
Views: 94,017
Posted By noodle soup

I was commenting on how flat it is in my area....

I was commenting on how flat it is in my area. 50x21 is the most I use in my area.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,333
Posted By noodle soup

I see a long lever, with a white knob at the end.

I see a long lever, with a white knob at the end.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7,085
Views: 94,017
Posted By noodle soup

I wonder, when was the last time I used my front...

I wonder, when was the last time I used my front derailleur?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By noodle soup

The good thing is, new 2021 bikes are starting to...

The good thing is, new 2021 bikes are starting to trickle into shops. My shop has received 150ish bikes in the past 2 weeks. I'm sure the bike shortage is close to being over in the US.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,905
Posted By noodle soup

Zombie thread alert! Maybe start a new...

Zombie thread alert!

Maybe start a new thread about this in the mechanic's forum, or framebuilder's forum(but not both)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,232
Posted By noodle soup

Using bad tires with stiff casings(like...

Using bad tires with stiff casings(like Gatorskins) will definitely slow you down. If thorn punctures are your main source of flats. tubeless is going to be smoother, and likely faster.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,347
Posted By noodle soup

I don't think you need to pinch flat, to tell...

I don't think you need to pinch flat, to tell when a tire is getting too squishy. YMMV
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,347
Posted By noodle soup

5' and 155 pounds is pretty fat for that height,...

5' and 155 pounds is pretty fat for that height, but it's still only 155 pounds as far as tire inflation is concerned,
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,180
Posted By noodle soup

Really??? :rolleyes:

Really???

:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,180
Posted By noodle soup

Is that a serious question?

Is that a serious question?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,180
Posted By noodle soup

Maybe he created the sock 3 years ago, but he...

Maybe he created the sock 3 years ago, but he hasn't been an active poster for long.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,180
Posted By noodle soup

You sound like the one that needs to calm down....

You sound like the one that needs to calm down. No one else is swearing here.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,232
Posted By noodle soup

I get really slow below 60F, and the best temps...

I get really slow below 60F, and the best temps are 70F-100F
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 180,624
Posted By noodle soup

I was able to mount a tubeless 28mm GP5000...

I was able to mount a tubeless 28mm GP5000 without using a lever, but the owner of the wheelset needed to use a lever. The 28mm Schwalbe Pro 1 addix went on without using a lever.

Both tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 934
Posted By noodle soup

Shimano is notorious for being conservative with...

Shimano is notorious for being conservative with Max cog size capacity. I've used a 32t cassette on my 9000 Di2 that has a 28t max rating,
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,603
Posted By noodle soup

Donít kid yourself. None of them are all natural.

Donít kid yourself. None of them are all natural.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19,632
Views: 4,179,795
Posted By noodle soup

2nd wheelset is delivered. Now Iíll be...

2nd wheelset is delivered.

Now Iíll be impatiently waiting for my discs to arrive.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 19,632
Views: 4,179,795
Posted By noodle soup

1 wheelset arrived today, and the other is less...

1 wheelset arrived today, and the other is less than a mile away.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By noodle soup

I would take a look at these from Light Bicycle....

I would take a look at these from Light Bicycle. I'm totally biased(to be honest) and have purchased 3 of their wheelsets. They make very good quality rims, and you can have them built to your...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,603
Posted By noodle soup

I know 4 pro cyclists. One is 22 and on the rise,...

I know 4 pro cyclists. One is 22 and on the rise, and the others are now retired. They say that it's still going on, but the dopers are way ahead of the testing..
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By noodle soup

tell us more about you(weight), your bike(rim or...

tell us more about you(weight), your bike(rim or disc brake), and the roads/terrain in your area.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,603
Posted By noodle soup

#Spartacus

#Spartacus
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,603
Posted By noodle soup

Something that hasn't been mentioned here, and...

Something that hasn't been mentioned here, and some of you might get upset by hearing this is...

Some athletes are using "enhancements". They don't build sustainable fitness, but the do build...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,052
Posted By noodle soup

I concur

I concur
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