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09-20-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 832
Posted By Polaris OBark

E-bike helping with conventional biking

My wife got a class 1 road e-bike a bit more than a year ago, after some rather severe knee problems and general arthritis. She was no longer able to ride a conventional road bike to any significant...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,091
Posted By Caliwild

Pics of the final build

Here is it after the wheelset/tire upgrade... The 700x29c Enve SES tires inflate to 31c on the AR wheelset. Took it out this morning and the set-up feels ideal for this bike. I still can't get...
06-20-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By tyrion

The Boardman ADV 8.9 looks significantly better...

The Boardman ADV 8.9 looks significantly better to me: wider gear range, tubeless tires/rims, better tires, thru-axles, etc.

And drop bars allow multiple hand positions which helps in longer rides.
06-15-22, 03:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 912
Posted By JoeTBM

They sell adapters for 1/4 to 3/8 drive changes,...

They sell adapters for 1/4 to 3/8 drive changes, This set from Harbor Freight covers everything from 1/4 to 3/8 to 1/2" drives...
06-14-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Gimpson_Toastie

Thank you both for the sage advice and taking the...

Thank you both for the sage advice and taking the time to reply. You are, of course totally right. I think I'd got so hung up on stats to help me make a decision, I'd totally lost sight of what...
05-31-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,350
Posted By Charlie Ky

Lost 103 Lbs and not done yet

I'm an odd bird of sorts. 64 yo widower and very fortunate in many ways. My health is, according to my pcp, surprisingly good considering my history of poor diet and smoking. I met the covid thing...
05-14-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By gobicycling

My wife, Nora, approaching her 85th birthday.

Nora, in her 85th year, riding the neighborhood with human power.
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01-26-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 940
Views: 984,859
Posted By Bike Tourist

My Turbo Vado SL 4.0 EQ step through now has 800...

My Turbo Vado SL 4.0 EQ step through now has 800 miles on it. We went a little off road yesterday. Just the thing for an 85 year old. I only ride in ECO and changed the setting from 35% to 30%. Maybe...
01-25-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,310
Posted By slowpacer

Tons of tire clearance. The stock tires are 40mm...

Tons of tire clearance. The stock tires are 40mm wide and surprisingly ride well, although as i said, i haven't been able to ride much recently.
Changed:
- zero setback seatpost
- Ergon ST saddle...
12-20-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By rydabent

I just turned 83 seven days ago. I have been...

I just turned 83 seven days ago. I have been retired since 2008, and this year I passed 25000 miles mostly on the 135 miles of bike paths in our city. Some of it was out on the hiways with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,856
Posted By jaxgtr

Domane, I did this same review and consideration...

Domane, I did this same review and consideration in Aug 2020, I recognized that most, meaning 98% of my riding is on the road, and the fit and function of the Domane just worked better for the road...
11-13-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,669
Posted By Broctoon

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11-07-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,669
Posted By rumrunn6

driving to the trailhead yesterday at dusk ...

driving to the trailhead yesterday at dusk

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11-06-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,669
Posted By JanMM

Spouse and I and our bikes spent 5 days in...

Spouse and I and our bikes spent 5 days in Missouri a couple of weeks ago exploring parts of the Katy Trail. Not sure what is the norm for Fall color thereabouts but there wasn't much color altho...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,907
Posted By mgmoore7

This is His Spot

On the local riding trail, this gator is frequently sun-bathing in this spot and watching the cyclist go by or stop for pictures. ...
10-22-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,000
Posted By msu2001la

My favorite weekday AM ride is a 25 mile...

My favorite weekday AM ride is a 25 mile out-and-back along Lake Michigan. The turnaround point is a peninsula that juts out into the lake and has a fantastic view of the Chicago skyline. I'm...
10-21-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,669
Posted By Koyote

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10-18-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By GlennR

Soap and water. After 20,000+ miles ...

Soap and water.

After 20,000+ miles
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,907
Posted By KenCT

Part of my bike near water. Cape Neddick...

Part of my bike near water. Cape Neddick lighthouse on Nubble Island, Maine.
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09-22-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,515
Posted By gthomson

Bike ride down to the lake and timed the shot...

Bike ride down to the lake and timed the shot right

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09-21-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,515
Posted By Altair 4

The Altair family was there about 10 years ago,...

The Altair family was there about 10 years ago, after visiting Zion and Bryce. We loved Capitol Reef - so beautiful and, at least when we were there, so few people. It was like we were the only...
09-04-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,479
Posted By Litespud

I have about a half-dozen of these...

I have about a half-dozen of these...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,187
Posted By njkayaker

What sort of speed are you talking about? In...

What sort of speed are you talking about?

In the 11 tooth sprocket in the 40 tooth chain ring (with a 700C wheel with a 38mm tire), the following shows the speed for different pedal RPM (cadence)....
08-21-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By Rdmonster69

New Bike For Me ...... Update ...Neck is Happy ...Bike is Heavier But Faster !!

2020 Trek Domane SLR6. Had to drive 3 hours one way to get it. The Trek store there had 2 in my size (58) as well as a 60. Wanted Viper Red and they had a 58 and a 60 in that color. Also picked up a...
08-07-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 940
Posted By GlennR

Start them young

My grandson @ 16 months.
https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/strider.jpg

My son (his father) @ 6
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My son @ 17
https://i.imgur.com/qWwMF4y.jpg

Son @ at 28 and...
07-20-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,839
Posted By Racing Dan

SPD with SH 56 cleats that will allow...

SPD with SH 56 cleats that will allow panic-unclipping in many directions, or, dare I say it, zero retention, true clipless pedals?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,042
Posted By GlennR

https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/saddlebagtools.j...

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07-18-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,839
Posted By rsbob

Advice is usually worth what you pay for, so...

Advice is usually worth what you pay for, so here’s mine. Forget your ambidextrous unclipping and only unclip with your natural tendency, your leftward lean. Develop a new habit and force yourself...
06-23-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,436
Posted By jaxgtr

bought some tires for my Domane, but decided I...

bought some tires for my Domane, but decided I wanted to stay tubeless, so the Pirelli P Zero Race Classics in 28mm went on my wife's Trek FX4.
...
06-04-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By alandmor

Cycling Gear Storage

I found this type of stacked, wire basket arrangement works great for storing cycling gear. Helmets etc. on top, gloves, tool kits, cycling shoes etc. in their own basket below. It doesn't take up...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20,533
Views: 4,796,810
Posted By WorldIRC

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 962
Posted By KiwiDallas

New Bike Day (after 9 months of delay)

I'd ordered this Spec Roubaix Sport from my LBS back in early September 2020. It finally arrived at my LBS out of the blue. They have no idea why it appeared. Not my color, but I like this just as...
05-05-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By Hypno Toad

That was totally worth the wait! This bike is so...

That was totally worth the wait! This bike is so nice and serious upgrade from what I've had. If your interested, Grand Performance (https://www.gpbicycles.com/) is an outstanding Bianchi dealer in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,486
Posted By mstateglfr

No. A quality aluminum road frame will at most...

No.
A quality aluminum road frame will at most weigh 1.3# more than a quality carbon road frame of the same style. Call it 600g.
If the bikes you are comparing weigh 10 pounds different, there...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,641
Posted By Grouperdawg

I was wondering the same thing, I am involved...

I was wondering the same thing, I am involved with a bike rehabilitation program for critically wounded special operators and specialized seems to be a preferred brand for our guys that compete.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2,190
Views: 525,640
Posted By cybirr

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Specialized Roubaix Expert
03-18-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,829
Posted By BobbyG

$1.24 for two; no drilling required. ...

$1.24 for two; no drilling required.
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Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,498
Posted By zorax2

Domane SLR 2020 2021 Review (incl. brief comparison w/ Roubaix)

First, the Domane SLR is an absolutely phenomenal bike! Its ride characteristics, handling and acceleration are superlative. Whether riding on road or gravel, it is always comfortable and responsive....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,575
Posted By rubiksoval

Two Kickrs. Done! :D In all seriousness, the...

Two Kickrs. Done! :D

In all seriousness, the wheel on, ensuring correct tire pressure, ensuring correct resistance pressure, spin down routine gets old extremely quickly if you're going to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,709
Posted By GlennR

I've used pearl izumi elite gloves for years. Not...

I've used pearl izumi elite gloves for years. Not cheap, $45, but i get plenty of miles on them.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20,533
Views: 4,796,810
Posted By ericcox

I got a new Garmin mount for my Varia light. Oh,...

I got a new Garmin mount for my Varia light. Oh, and a new bike to hold it.
...
11-16-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,868
Posted By zacster

No, that's not what you do. The trick is to get...

No, that's not what you do. The trick is to get your derailleur/cable set so that it shifts perfectly on your wheel, then align the cassette(s) on the trainer so that it lines up with the derailleur...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,668
Posted By delbiker1

2020 ytd

I got in a 40 mile ride today. That put me over the 7000 mark YTD (7020). The most I had done before was 6000 in 2017. This is also the 6th year, maybe 7, in a row of surpassing 4000 miles, after...
11-08-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 17,509
Posted By 10 Wheels

Sell the bike and watch TV

Sell the bike and watch TV
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,037
Posted By blakcloud

Turning a Domane SL6 into a SL7+

The outdoor riding season is over for me so I decided to start the upgrade process on my 2020 Trek Domane SL6. First I changed out the mechanical for Di2. Did the work myself and it went without a...
11-02-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,683
Posted By Hypno Toad

His & hers Zwifting suite ...

His & hers Zwifting suite

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(some cable cleanup/routing yet to...
10-31-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,061
Posted By '02 nrs

riding/

70 years & still riding here. my suggestion is buy it-we all need goals in life. but rather than jumping in then losing confidence you ought to by a rear wheel trainer to get into the groove...
10-31-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,061
Posted By big john

Start slowly. Go someplace where you don't have...

Start slowly. Go someplace where you don't have to deal with cars or other riders. Don't lock your elbows, relax and look where you want to go, don't fixate where you don't want to go. This may seem...
10-23-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,469
Posted By Hypno Toad

Indoor training - keeping pets safe while riding

I'll start by saying that BF should create an Indoor/Trainer sub-forum ... 2020 has all of us spending more time riding indoors and it'd be nice to have a sub-forum focused on this topic.
UPDATE: I...
10-09-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,628
Posted By bOsscO

They leak air when you're using them? Or do you...

They leak air when you're using them? Or do you keep them installed on your valve when you're riding?
I generally only use them to inflate the tire and take it off (and screw down the Presta valve...
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