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01-02-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By pickettt

A few pics might help us help you.

A few pics might help us help you.
12-05-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,591
Posted By pickettt

Learn on a hardtail, then ride whatever you want.

Learn on a hardtail, then ride whatever you want.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,576
Posted By pickettt

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We had to go custom. No one was doing a size with...
11-23-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By pickettt

I donít like regular shorts getting snagged on...

I donít like regular shorts getting snagged on the saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,442
Posted By pickettt

Yep. I charge my EPS so infrequently that I...

Yep. I charge my EPS so infrequently that I always seem to lose the charger.
11-18-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By pickettt

You forgot the hell.....Um, hell no. If that...

You forgot the hell.....Um, hell no.

If that statement were true, there'd be no use for an electric mountain bike.
11-18-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By pickettt

There's your answer.

There's your answer.
11-18-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,480
Posted By pickettt

Some days we have to limp home, it happens. If...

Some days we have to limp home, it happens. If you've never been dropped, then you haven't been on a hard enough group ride. It happens to us all (or at least it should). Remembering to eat before...
11-14-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,265
Posted By pickettt

The team sponsor, Carrera, was a denim (jean)...

The team sponsor, Carrera, was a denim (jean) manufacturer.
11-12-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By pickettt

The 20Ē MTB & road bikes from Plante Cycles...

The 20Ē MTB & road bikes from Plante Cycles belong to my son.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,442
Posted By pickettt

"...of these three that is preferable? I can't...

"...of these three that is preferable? I can't afford Red eTap or Dura Ace Di2, so those are out." ......this is why I didn't recommend EPS.
11-12-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,684
Posted By pickettt

:thumb: That's a bike and a half's worth of...

:thumb:

That's a bike and a half's worth of weight.
11-11-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,684
Posted By pickettt

How much money have you got?

How much money have you got?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,442
Posted By pickettt

Ultegra Di2. I'm a Super Record EPS user myself,...

Ultegra Di2. I'm a Super Record EPS user myself, but if I were to choose from your options, Ultegra Di2 is solid.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By pickettt

I have Wires and the fit is incredible, and the...

I have Wires and the fit is incredible, and the sole is super stiff. I also have Drakos (the MTB version of Wire), and the construction of the upper is suspect for off-road purposes. I suspect if...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,739
Posted By pickettt

I didn't tell you that's not what Shimano...

I didn't tell you that's not what Shimano intended, I just doubt it. The Japanese also drive on the other side of the car and the other side of the road....

Like I said, do what you're comfortable...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,739
Posted By pickettt

I doubt thatís the whole point of the swinging...

I doubt thatís the whole point of the swinging lever. Regarding right/left side, I doubt you knew this about Japanese bikes until I mentioned it. The only way I knew is because Iíve lived there. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By pickettt

You ainít right.

You ainít right.
10-30-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,134
Posted By pickettt

Ain't that the truth?

Ain't that the truth?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,739
Posted By pickettt

I understand "moto" style, I ride dirt bikes...

I understand "moto" style, I ride dirt bikes also. Fun Fact: All bikes are assembled that way in Japan, and builders WILL NOT assemble them any other way. Shimano instructions do not specify one...
10-30-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,794
Posted By pickettt

What about obese kids? Do you call? Oh, I...

What about obese kids? Do you call? Oh, I digress.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,453
Posted By pickettt

Acetone, or Simple Green?

Acetone, or Simple Green?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By pickettt

The only frame I had to warranty was an aluminum,...

The only frame I had to warranty was an aluminum, made in the U.S., Trek with lifetime warranty. The LBS I bought it from closed. After 8 years, I had a problem and the next nearest Trek dealer took...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,739
Posted By pickettt

I'm sorry.......what?

I'm sorry.......what?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,739
Posted By pickettt

You can also replace the hub body with a Campy...

You can also replace the hub body with a Campy one on many non-Campy hubs.
10-29-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,476
Posted By pickettt

Unfortunately, nowadays people just want to buy...

Unfortunately, nowadays people just want to buy improvements....which is why they donít improve.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By pickettt

A shot in the dark, I know...but is there anyone...

A shot in the dark, I know...but is there anyone else you can swap the battery with, for test purposes?
10-27-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,293
Posted By pickettt

Budget?

Budget?
10-27-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,176
Posted By pickettt

If you can feel your hubs, you need new hubs.

If you can feel your hubs, you need new hubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By pickettt

I've been on Super Record EPS for 8 years and...

I've been on Super Record EPS for 8 years and never had that happen.....while riding. On the stand, yes. It sounds like you may have inadvertently entered one of the adjustment modes (held down the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,739
Posted By pickettt

I wouldn't let price dictate your decision. Get...

I wouldn't let price dictate your decision. Get whichever is more ergonomic for YOU. I'm a diehard Campy rider, but Shimano is great stuff. I just don't likenShimano's shift method.
10-25-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By pickettt

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/567x653/e88e3e15_0c36_4bc0_a2a7_8834e070122e_a5ab29320bc7e822f9abefe464704d2da99c5bdf.jpeg
Fast forward a few years.......
10-25-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By pickettt

Not right or wrong, but I disagree. I think we...

Not right or wrong, but I disagree. I think we all progress faster when we don't have to relearn things. My son started on a freewheel and caliper brake bike just before he was 2 years old. We were...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,639
Posted By pickettt

Thatís it right there.

Thatís it right there.
10-25-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,684
Posted By pickettt

Sound advice.

Sound advice.
10-25-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By pickettt

Inexpensive Tektro 985 sidepull. Probably cost...

Inexpensive Tektro 985 sidepull. Probably cost you $10-$12. Just make sure you get a lever you can toe in (most do) for small hands.
10-22-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 27,799
Posted By pickettt

I say the same thing every time I step into my...

I say the same thing every time I step into my garage.
10-22-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,100
Posted By pickettt

Almost....Campy chains are narrower than the...

Almost....Campy chains are narrower than the others and the teeth on some non-Campy rings are too wide.
10-22-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,100
Posted By pickettt

Kinda like this? ...

Kinda like this?
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Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,601
Posted By pickettt

4 years pro XC, and I never used a tubular.

4 years pro XC, and I never used a tubular.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,601
Posted By pickettt

How do these things impede a real road bike (with...

How do these things impede a real road bike (with the exception of 1x, which I never see on any road bikes)? What is a real road bike anyway?
10-21-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By pickettt

Just what is your purpose? What are you working...

Just what is your purpose? What are you working on?
10-21-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,855
Posted By pickettt

Unfair.

Unfair.
10-21-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,449
Posted By pickettt

What kind of bottles are you using? :foo:

What kind of bottles are you using? :foo:
10-21-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,968
Posted By pickettt

700x26

700x26
10-21-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,988
Posted By pickettt

My son is using Cromag Radar flats on both his...

My son is using Cromag Radar flats on both his road and mountain bikes because they don't make clipless compatible shoes in his size. Almost.......almost.
10-21-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By pickettt

That was me as a kid riding BMX. My shins stayed...

That was me as a kid riding BMX. My shins stayed eaten up. Now I even have clipless on my BMX cruiser.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By pickettt

I've ridden a mountain bike in a road race. ...

I've ridden a mountain bike in a road race. (They make you take your bar ends off.)
10-20-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By pickettt

Platform pedals scare the crap out of me.

Platform pedals scare the crap out of me.
10-20-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,466
Posted By pickettt

These are decent 11-speed hubs. They are on my...

These are decent 11-speed hubs. They are on my son's MTB and road bike.
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