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09-25-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 514
Posted By GlennR

Nothing wrong with putting fenders on a $4k bike....

Nothing wrong with putting fenders on a $4k bike. My "winter / foul weather' bike is in that price range and I tried to find fenders that that would fit to keep my dryer in the rain and snow.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By GlennR

Well.. I would hope a 25mm is not too big size a...

Well.. I would hope a 25mm is not too big size a 28mm will not clear the front fork.... 2015 Emonda SLR.
09-25-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By GlennR

I need 1 plastic tire lever to remove the tore...

I need 1 plastic tire lever to remove the tore from my carbon wheels and can reinstall with my hands. Now on my tubeless wheels it's near impossible to get the tires off and on with tools and totally...
09-25-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 514
Posted By GlennR

I can count on one hand the number of times i've...

I can count on one hand the number of times i've had to put a hose to my bike in the 6 seasons i've owned it. And those weer times I was caught in the rain and the it was full of mud and sand.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By GlennR

My "real" friends don't ride. So are...

My "real" friends don't ride.

So are GP4000's NLA?

It's just that i've been real happy with them over the past 5 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By GlennR

Gp4000sii... Nla?

So I had to replace my rear tire due to a cut in the sidewall. I always keep a spare but now i'm looking to buy another spare and all i see are the GP5000, no one lists the GP4000SII, are then NLA?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 442,188
Posted By GlennR

Could of got the 303s with black decals. ...

Could of got the 303s with black decals.
https://i.imgur.com/OCesZ46.jpg
09-24-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,698
Posted By GlennR

Good luck getting out of the way of a car commng...

Good luck getting out of the way of a car commng at you at 40mph. ;)
Forum: Northeast
09-24-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 212,134
Posted By GlennR

Rode to Target Rock and got a flat 15 miles from...

Rode to Target Rock and got a flat 15 miles from home. No problem until i inspected the tire..... no bueno.

Took out the tire boot I carry and i guess after 4 years it didn't stick. No gel...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 894
Posted By GlennR

Agreed... he should of had lights on. Right...

Agreed... he should of had lights on.

Right or wrong, if as a cyclists, it's your obligation and your benefit to make yourself visible. You have to assume that drivers don't see you or don't care...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,696
Posted By GlennR

Sorry... not that easy. Am I being excluded? Now...

Sorry... not that easy. Am I being excluded? Now that I think if it....
"I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member." Julius "Groucho" Marx
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,696
Posted By GlennR

What am i missing?

What am i missing?
09-23-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By GlennR

Yes, but you said "wider", not different aspect...

Yes, but you said "wider", not different aspect ratio.

Also a bicycle tire does not have the same profile as a car. If you compared it to a motorcycle tire you would of been better off.
09-23-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 618
Posted By GlennR

I was told to dress for 10 miles out.

I was told to dress for 10 miles out.
09-23-20, 04:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 557
Posted By GlennR

True, a 14# bike costs more than a 25#.

True, a 14# bike costs more than a 25#.
09-22-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 557
Posted By GlennR

Since getting hit by a car can be pretty life...

Since getting hit by a car can be pretty life changing, we cyclists need to take all the responsibility for our safety. Drivers surely don't and telling you their sorry and didn't see you won't make...
09-22-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By GlennR

A 195/60-15 is 24.213" tall A 205/60-15 is...

A 195/60-15 is 24.213" tall
A 205/60-15 is 24.685" tall
A 225/60-15 is 25.630" tall

The aspect ratio is 60% of the width.
Forum: Northeast
09-22-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 212,134
Posted By GlennR

Did you post that a the skate park?

Did you post that a the skate park?
09-22-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 557
Posted By GlennR

I use lights during the day at times. Early...

I use lights during the day at times. Early summer mornings on tree line roads there are deep shadows. And in the winter when the sun is low in the sky and cars can't see you.
09-22-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,698
Posted By GlennR

no, just stupid. BTW, these were adults who...

no, just stupid.

BTW, these were adults who I assume drive and should know better.
09-22-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 618
Posted By GlennR

I'm Long Long Island and ride in the winter. ...

I'm Long Long Island and ride in the winter.

For the bottom, get a pair of running tights, you can wear them over your bibs.

For the top you want to mix and match layers. Sleeveless shirt,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,696
Posted By GlennR

Not sure if you saw this in the original post: ...

Not sure if you saw this in the original post:
"what's up with all these people running aero bikes and 50mm+ deep carbon rims running this cylindrical "

So I don't think he's asking about riders...
09-22-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By GlennR

Seem obvious to me. This is why some...

Seem obvious to me.

This is why some cyclocross riders go to a 650b wheels when running very "wide" tires.
09-22-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,096
Posted By GlennR

3 posts and 17 quotes... seems a bit backwards.

3 posts and 17 quotes... seems a bit backwards.
09-22-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,698
Posted By GlennR

Just today I was riding on a 2 lane road, 1 each...

Just today I was riding on a 2 lane road, 1 each way, and saw 2 cyclists approaching from the opposite direction on my side. I also saw a mini van start backing out of the driveway. I'm sure the...
09-22-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 557
Posted By GlennR

Mu Zipp 303s didn't come with any... i feel...

Mu Zipp 303s didn't come with any... i feel cheated.
09-22-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25,518
Views: 2,524,480
Posted By GlennR

58 miles with a 16mph headwind. Which means a...

58 miles with a 16mph headwind. Which means a 16mph tailwind also.
09-22-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,278
Posted By GlennR

I've found 3 different sized kids bike at the...

I've found 3 different sized kids bike at the curb. All needed some minor attention, but none needed any parts. I have them saved for when my grandkids can ride them.
Forum: Northeast
09-22-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 212,134
Posted By GlennR

Another windy day.... sort of like riding up a...

Another windy day.... sort of like riding up a hill that never ends.

58 miles with half tailwind and 2/3 headwind.
09-22-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 557
Posted By GlennR

But do you have one from a 14# bike? I'm...

But do you have one from a 14# bike?


I'm sure it's the same reflector that comes on a $200 bike.
09-22-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 557
Posted By GlennR

If you pay for postage, i'll send you mine. ...

If you pay for postage, i'll send you mine.

I'll also include valve caps and spoke discs.

I do use a tail light and either a front light or a headlight if riding at night for safety. Reflectors...
09-22-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,278
Posted By GlennR

https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a20049269/6-r...

https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a20049269/6-reasons-to-avoid-walmart-bikes/

https://www.sdf-law.com/blog/2017/january/some-assembly-still-required-wal-mart-faces-clas/
09-22-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 557
Posted By GlennR

The stickers are to prevent the valve stems from...

The stickers are to prevent the valve stems from rattling.

By law they are required to install reflectors. Most of the other stuff was from the shipping box.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,662
Posted By GlennR

Are you implying that Mary is a female or a male...

Are you implying that Mary is a female or a male named Mary?
09-21-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By GlennR

^^^^^^ This. $500 off is worth a scratch...

^^^^^^
This.

$500 off is worth a scratch you'd have a week later.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 975
Posted By GlennR

I'm working on it. First step is to...

I'm working on it.

First step is to recognize the problem.

Second step is to ask the doctor for a script for medical cannabis. (nah)
09-21-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 715
Posted By GlennR

klaatu barada nikto

klaatu barada nikto
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 975
Posted By GlennR

I've noticed that i've become a grumpy old man...

I've noticed that i've become a grumpy old man and realized that I won't change anything and should stop wasting my time caring what others do.

Ride the wrong way, not wear a helmet, not wear...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,696
Posted By GlennR

Maybe... I usually bring 2 gels, a banana and a...

Maybe... I usually bring 2 gels, a banana and a granola bar for a 60 mile ride.

But i've gone on group rides where they stop at a deli and have sandwiches with a 1/3lb of meat and a bag of chips....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,696
Posted By GlennR

No... it's just the truth. If i wanted to be...

No... it's just the truth.

If i wanted to be gross, i would of posted a picture to illustrate my point.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:54 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,662
Posted By GlennR

Does he wear a helmet? Guess if I wear...

Does he wear a helmet?

Guess if I wear glove.
https://i.imgur.com/toorhp7.jpg
09-21-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 715
Posted By GlennR

I read that even the SLRs are made overseas.

I read that even the SLRs are made overseas.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,696
Posted By GlennR

If I ate a subway foot long on a ride, i'd need a...

If I ate a subway foot long on a ride, i'd need a nap... and take a serious dump.
09-21-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By GlennR

^^^^^ PLEASE DON'T I assume it's a joke...

^^^^^
PLEASE DON'T

I assume it's a joke but you never know.....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,662
Posted By GlennR

What does that mean?

What does that mean?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,696
Posted By GlennR

It makes you a commuter. My son used to live...

It makes you a commuter.

My son used to live on the west side of the Bronx and student teach on the east side... it was 4 miles away. If he took public transportation he would have to walk 3/4...
09-21-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 715
Posted By GlennR

801 W Madison St, Waterloo, WI 53594

801 W Madison St, Waterloo, WI 53594
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 962
Posted By GlennR

https://www.amazon.com/GOFORWILD-Garage-Bicycle-Ve...

https://www.amazon.com/GOFORWILD-Garage-Bicycle-Vertical-Storage/dp/B087WGVVH6/ref=pd_lpo_468_img_0/130-3814122-6966320?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B087WGVVH6&pd_rd_r=9e10e4f5-df7d-49c3-83ed-18cd144f4ee9&p...
09-21-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 305,208
Posted By GlennR

How big is your garage that you can ride inside?

How big is your garage that you can ride inside?
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