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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: 882
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: 11
Views: 365
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: 1,770
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: 1,770
Posted By noodle soup

say it again.please.

say it again.please.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,770
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: 19,621
Views: 4,177,892
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: 3,135
Views: 305,019
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: 3,135
Views: 305,019
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: 3,135
Views: 305,019
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: 3,135
Views: 305,019
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: 1,770
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: 1,770
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: 1,770
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: 1,770
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: 1,770
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: 6,866
Views: 90,920
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: 6,866
Views: 90,920
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: 2,312
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: 6,866
Views: 90,920
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: 434
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: 4,900
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: 58
Views: 2,054
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: 54
Views: 1,708
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: 54
Views: 1,708
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: 13,131
Posted By noodle soup

Really??? :rolleyes:

Really???

:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,131
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: 13,131
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: 13,131
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: 58
Views: 2,054
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: 1,266
Views: 179,936
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: 925
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: 2,478
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: 19,621
Views: 4,177,892
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: 19,621
Views: 4,177,892
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: 270
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: 2,478
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: 270
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: 2,478
Posted By noodle soup

#Spartacus

#Spartacus
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,478
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: 1,036
Posted By noodle soup

I concur

I concur
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,036
Posted By noodle soup

English arriving here in 1626, and Dad was right...

English arriving here in 1626, and Dad was right off the boat from Lithuania in 1926. There's probably some Irish in there, but we don't admit to that.

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,036
Posted By noodle soup

Exactly It's all about technique.

Exactly

It's all about technique.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,036
Posted By noodle soup

RiceAWay if you need a tire jack, you don't have...

RiceAWay if you need a tire jack, you don't have your technique down.

Using a tire jack to mount a tire, is like using a prosthetic to please a woman. If you need one to get the job done, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,036
Posted By noodle soup

Well tubeless isn't for everyone. If your...

Well tubeless isn't for everyone.

If your technique is weak, you're gonna have a bad time.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,036
Posted By noodle soup

I'd be giving tubes less thought, and be thinking...

I'd be giving tubes less thought, and be thinking more about tubeless tires/sealant + valves..
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,057
Posted By noodle soup

+ 1 ...

+ 1

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#tinyhands (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=tinyhands)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,334
Posted By noodle soup

Most people need some sort of income to get those...

Most people need some sort of income to get those things, and transportation makes it a lot easier to have a job.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,061
Posted By noodle soup

:rolleyes: Has RyanF made a return?

:rolleyes:

Has RyanF made a return?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By noodle soup

did the rider look like he was a meth-head? If...

did the rider look like he was a meth-head? If he was north of Horizon, it probably was stolen.
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