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09-24-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 651
Posted By bruce19

I've been using the Italian Road Bike mirrors....

I've been using the Italian Road Bike mirrors. They are glass...they are unobtrusive...they work well. I'm good
09-24-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,556
Posted By bruce19

Wrong again.

Wrong again.
09-24-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,556
Posted By bruce19

I am not particulary inclined to any frame...

I am not particulary inclined to any frame material but that is wrong. There are differences.
09-24-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,452
Posted By bruce19

We have 7 bikes. They all hang on hooks in our...

We have 7 bikes. They all hang on hooks in our garage. And, they are chained together with a seriously heavy duty chain and lock. Although in recent days I keep my Guru Sidero in the house.
09-23-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,556
Posted By bruce19

I'm a recreational rider. My steel GURU weighs 17...

I'm a recreational rider. My steel GURU weighs 17 lbs. 10 oz. My CAAD 12 weighs about the same. I love them both. I'm good. And...I'm pretty sure I'm not about to be picked up by a TdF team anytime...
09-23-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,452
Posted By bruce19

Exactly like my Boxer. I love her to death but as...

Exactly like my Boxer. I love her to death but as a guard dog she's useless.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,162
Posted By bruce19

No....23s are not "hot." Yes....they are soon...

No....23s are not "hot."
Yes....they are soon to be history.
09-22-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,452
Posted By bruce19

You need a pit bull.

You need a pit bull.
09-21-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 665
Posted By bruce19

Does it fit?

Does it fit?
09-20-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 931
Posted By bruce19

I had a 2014 Focus ST and could get two road...

I had a 2014 Focus ST and could get two road bikes in the back with front wheels off. I now have a 2016 Fiesta ST. I've put one bike in the back but I generally use a Saris rack to transport two...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,123
Posted By bruce19

I'm running 25's that are tubeless and I run...

I'm running 25's that are tubeless and I run approx 85-90 psi rear and 75 psi front. I'm 185 lbs.
09-19-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 931
Posted By bruce19

My Ford Focus ST and my current Fiesta ST are...

My Ford Focus ST and my current Fiesta ST are awesome for my purposes. Unfortunately Ford no longer makes them so it would have to be used.
09-19-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By bruce19

Nice. As you cycle and age you will get leaner...

Nice. As you cycle and age you will get leaner and shorter. Eventually it will fit. That's my theory.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,169
Posted By bruce19

I don't respond to his posts anymore. Not worth...

I don't respond to his posts anymore. Not worth the trouble.
09-17-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By bruce19

I believe it was years later but LeMond had his...

I believe it was years later but LeMond had his steel bikes being built by Zen in Portland (?). I think Look was building his CF bikes. Trek's position on the LeMond-Armstrong issue is why I've never...
09-17-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By bruce19

My favorite cyclist.

My favorite cyclist.
09-16-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,315
Posted By bruce19

Hill repeats.

Hill repeats.
09-16-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 502
Posted By bruce19

Mavic Aksiums are not expensive and bullet-proof.

Mavic Aksiums are not expensive and bullet-proof.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,760
Posted By bruce19

FWIW...I love my CAAD 12 but my Guru Sidero...

FWIW...I love my CAAD 12 but my Guru Sidero (steel) is quicker steering and incredibly agile. It's all down to a steep fork rake on the Guru. The CAAD 12 is not far off. I've owned everything from...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,760
Posted By bruce19

A friend of mine and former LBS owner was a rep...

A friend of mine and former LBS owner was a rep for Bianchi. He let me try out an Infinto. (I think that was the model. It's been a few years.) I was not a fan. It had this hollow sound and feel. I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,760
Posted By bruce19

This may be helpful....

This may be helpful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsVb81DuHO8
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,760
Posted By bruce19

That's what GCN says.

That's what GCN says.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,760
Posted By bruce19

This.

This.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,760
Posted By bruce19

I also have a CAAD 12 that weighs 17.5 lbs w/...

I also have a CAAD 12 that weighs 17.5 lbs w/ Speedplay Zeros and Mavic USTs. I'm a recreational rider so a CF frame doesn't really interest me. Just not worth the money it would take to be "better"...
09-15-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 903
Posted By bruce19

Congratulations on your return. Ride on.

Congratulations on your return. Ride on.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 795
Posted By bruce19

My Guru runs SRAM Red mechanical and my CAAD 12...

My Guru runs SRAM Red mechanical and my CAAD 12 runs 105. I am constantly switching between bikes. You get used to it. Not a big problem.
09-12-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By bruce19

Happy Birthday. I've done that ride many times on...

Happy Birthday. I've done that ride many times on my Ducatis. Lovely.
09-12-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,153
Posted By bruce19

I'd make sure by checking the manufacturer's...

I'd make sure by checking the manufacturer's specs and trying it out. Good luck
09-11-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,153
Posted By bruce19

And, it's cheaper to manufacture a bike in 3...

And, it's cheaper to manufacture a bike in 3 sizes (S-M-L) than to build many more and more precise sizes.
09-11-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,153
Posted By bruce19

Why is it that people seem to think that the only...

Why is it that people seem to think that the only way to determine frame size is with your height? Start with inseam.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,345
Posted By bruce19

You don't need a new bike. Better?

You don't need a new bike. Better?
09-10-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 931
Posted By bruce19

To quote: Keith Bontrager “Strong, Light,...

To quote: Keith Bontrager

“Strong, Light, Cheap--pick any two.”
09-09-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,132
Posted By bruce19

I'm not that interested in CF generally. So, that...

I'm not that interested in CF generally. So, that would be a negative for buying used.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,447
Posted By bruce19

If you expect a simple yes or no from anyone...

If you expect a simple yes or no from anyone here....learn to live with disappointment.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,169
Posted By bruce19

Are you running Mavic or another brand?

Are you running Mavic or another brand?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,169
Posted By bruce19

I bought them (2 wheel sets) from Competitive...

I bought them (2 wheel sets) from Competitive Cyclist. I called them for a suggestion for replacement tires. I just wanted to have a pair on hand when the time came. Got into a conversation with one...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,169
Posted By bruce19

FWIW I have literally done nothing to them in 2...

FWIW I have literally done nothing to them in 2 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,169
Posted By bruce19

Since switching to Mavic USTs.....2 years....no...

Since switching to Mavic USTs.....2 years....no flats. I was skeptical but no longer.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 02:22 PM
09-06-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,095
Posted By bruce19

I'm not good at all the little graphic symbols...

I'm not good at all the little graphic symbols for care but it definitely says not to put it in the dryer and to wash at 30 degrees. On a jersey. I also know Assos does not want your bibs in a washer...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By bruce19

I'm a believer in "if you have an...

I'm a believer in "if you have an itch.....scratch it."
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By bruce19

I have been riding about 2K miles per year. But,...

I have been riding about 2K miles per year. But, I split it between 2 bike both of which are Mavic USTs. So, for the past 2 years the tires on both bikes are just fine. So, maybe 2K each bike and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,017
Posted By bruce19

+1 I also live in CT.

+1 I also live in CT.
09-05-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By bruce19

I don't have problems online. I use Competitive...

I don't have problems online. I use Competitive Cyclist and they are incredibly good.
09-05-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,095
Posted By bruce19

I've been buying Assos kit for the past 5-6...

I've been buying Assos kit for the past 5-6 years. On sale but still not cheap. All of it gets hand washed and line dried. I have no idea if that's necessary but it works and all of it is still in...
09-05-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,438
Posted By bruce19

I think what we think isn't as important as what...

I think what we think isn't as important as what OP thinks.
09-05-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,438
Posted By bruce19

State of my birth. Loved it growing up before...

State of my birth. Loved it growing up before they started building malls, highways and filling in the wetlands to create entertainment venues.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,298
Posted By bruce19

I've been cycling for 40 years and the best...

I've been cycling for 40 years and the best upgrade I've ever made is Mavic USTs. Just my experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 956
Posted By bruce19

Mavic USTS and call it a day.

Mavic USTS and call it a day.
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