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08-05-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 367
Posted By indyfabz

+1 /thread

+1

/thread
08-05-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,994
Posted By Koyote

I think most people with gel seats are either (1)...

I think most people with gel seats are either (1) low-mileage riders, or (2) have never tried a good saddle for more than a trip around the parking lot.
08-03-22, 04:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 279
Posted By alcjphil

11 tooth cogs wear out much faster than 14 tooth...

11 tooth cogs wear out much faster than 14 tooth cogs
They also are not as smooth http://chain-guide.com/basics/2-2-1-chordal-action.html
08-02-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,994
Posted By indyfabz

potd!

potd!
08-02-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By Victor626

thanks , good information on winter items, Iíll...

thanks , good information on winter items, Iíll keep that in mind. Iím planning on doing something similar, with the option off adding a subway ride every once in a while- Union station to North...
08-02-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,994
Posted By WhyFi

It's not "going commando" if the garment is made...

It's not "going commando" if the garment is made to be worn next to the skin. Are you "going commando" when you wear a swimsuit?
...
08-01-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,994
Posted By Eric F

I would suggest taking with some other ladies who...

I would suggest taking with some other ladies who are serious cyclists about what they do and why.

I look at my cycling bibs the same as underwear - wash after every use.
08-01-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,994
Posted By genejockey

"Is anything worn under bike shorts?" "No! It's...

"Is anything worn under bike shorts?"
"No! It's all in perfect working order!"
08-01-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 429
Posted By andrewclaus

Try a half-link...

Try a half-link...
07-31-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 583
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I will disagree with this statement. The most...

I will disagree with this statement. The most easily snagged position for a QR skewer lever to be at is when is points away from the stays/blades. For a front wheel this means pointing forwards or...
07-31-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,994
Posted By VegasJen

Thanks for that. The only bib I'm used to is the...

Thanks for that. The only bib I'm used to is the number bib I pin to my shirt for running/triathlon events.
07-31-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,994
Posted By WhyFi

Or just about anybody that wants them to stay in...

Or just about anybody that wants them to stay in place, during long and/or strenuous rides, without undue constriction around the waist.

Oh, and to avoid plumber's crack.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 595
Posted By indyfabz

:rolleyes: Good lord. How am I not dead then...

:rolleyes: Good lord. How am I not dead then having ridden fully loaded bikes down mountains in rain, sleet and snow, among other things, with only rim brakes?
07-31-22, 04:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 377
Posted By tFUnK

First confirm what size headset/steer tube that...

First confirm what size headset/steer tube that frame has. It'll either be 1" or 1 1/8". If it's 1" it will be more difficult to find a suspension fork. You have a threaded headset now; most forks...
07-30-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,994
Posted By shelbyfv

At least he had enough sense to wear a...

At least he had enough sense to wear a shirt.:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 595
Posted By terrymorse

Koolstop salmon pads. Best pads for wet...

Koolstop salmon pads. Best pads for wet conditions.

Kool Stop International - High Performance Bicycle Brake Pads Since 1977 (http://www.koolstop.com/english/road_pad.html)
07-30-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 583
Posted By JohnDThompson

Yes, that would be a "horizontal" dropout. ...

Yes, that would be a "horizontal" dropout.

N.B. the quick release in your picture is intended to be used with vertical dropouts and may not clamp firmly enough to prevent the wheel from pulling...
07-28-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,818
Posted By Troul

that term to me is related to how fast it is used...

that term to me is related to how fast it is used up. An average person eating a typical sandwich doesn't take more than a certain amount of time to consume it. Similar logic for those "wear items"...
07-27-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 852
Posted By indyfabz

I donít agree. But is this thread sincere?...

I donít agree.

But is this thread sincere? Even if it is, wear what feels best for you. What the rest of us think should not really matter.
07-25-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 144
Posted By dsaul

What model hub is this? On all of my higher end...

What model hub is this? On all of my higher end Novatec hubs, the freehub body just pulls off after the axle is removed.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,952
Posted By Paul Barnard

It's not like you can swallow one going backwards.

It's not like you can swallow one going backwards.
07-23-22, 04:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,713
Posted By indyfabz

Already. ...

Already.


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-22, 12:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,018
Posted By chaadster

Linking together the American Classic mention and...

Linking together the American Classic mention and the aero vs. weight question, it is really a shame that AC folded, taking their Argent wheelset off the market. At sub-1400g and 30mm aero depth,...
07-21-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,052
Posted By cyccommute

I prefer the Park Tool method...

I prefer the Park Tool method (https://www.parktool.com/en-us/blog/repair-help/chain-length-sizing) which is to use 2 rivets. Itís less ambiguous. Picture stolen from that article

...
07-21-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,419
Posted By ofajen

Yeah, there are challenges for sure. Slack seat...

Yeah, there are challenges for sure. Slack seat tubes can mean the saddle to BB setback will be large. And the frames generally didnít come much bigger than 22Ē/56cm and expected some kind of a...
07-20-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,419
Posted By big john

I know about being hard to fit, too, especially...

I know about being hard to fit, too, especially on mountain bikes. And on road bikes I like an uncut 300mm steerer and not too long top tube. (59)
07-20-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,419
Posted By big john

I like to nerd out on geometry charts before I...

I like to nerd out on geometry charts before I buy a bike. I had never ridden a modern (2017 up) mountain bike before I bought the KHS. I'm really happy with the way it fits, better than any mtb I've...
07-19-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 476
Posted By Sy Reene

So.. let the air out of the tires and then call...

So.. let the air out of the tires and then call AAA?
07-18-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,419
Posted By big john

Yeah, not big like I once was. The bar on that...

Yeah, not big like I once was. The bar on that bike is 780mm wide which has been pretty common for trail and enduro bikes the last several years. Mountain bike geometry changed a lot starting around...
07-18-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,637
Posted By phughes

In the nuts?

In the nuts?
07-18-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,637
Posted By asgelle

If, for the sake of simplicity, you ignore all...

If, for the sake of simplicity, you ignore all speed dependent terms, speed doesn't matter. Happy?
07-18-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,637
Posted By tomato coupe

No. To simplify the discussion, we're only...

No. To simplify the discussion, we're only considering massless and frictionless bikes ridden in a vacuum by Vestal Virgins.
07-18-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,637
Posted By Outrider1

Where would he grip them?

Where would he grip them?
07-18-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,637
Posted By dmark

...carrying coconuts?

...carrying coconuts?
07-18-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,637
Posted By indyfabz

African or European hill?

African or European hill?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,824
Posted By Iride01

Arbitrary goals are okay. But what matters is...

Arbitrary goals are okay. But what matters is whether or not your data shows that you are improving when compared to past rides.

Or are you looking to see how you compare to any of us?
07-15-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,052
Posted By mitchmellow62

So many people mistakenly call a half link a...

So many people mistakenly call a half link a "link" that to avoid any confusion Park Tool says to add 2 rivets (or 1 inch) to the length of the chain when using the big-big method. A small point but...
07-15-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,052
Posted By alexk_il

From Shimano instructions for MTBs...

From Shimano instructions for MTBs (https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/dm/DM-CN0001-05-ENG.pdf):1. Mount the chain on to the largest sprocket and the largest chainring. Next, add 2 links to set the length...
07-15-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,052
Posted By pdlamb

I would never shift into a big-big combo, either....

I would never shift into a big-big combo, either. Except that I have on multiple occasions. It's all too easy to lose concentration and shift into the big cog when you were sure you were in a small...
07-10-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 33,381
Posted By jefscolnago

Yes, the CXP30's have eyelets that not always...

Yes, the CXP30's have eyelets that not always come with the rims when you buy them. They can be hard to find.
07-10-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,792
Posted By indyfabz

He won the first Corestates race in Philly,...

He won the first Corestates race in Philly, making him US pro champion. He was in the hunt at the sprint the following year but ripped the upper of a shoe off its sole. Now that was power.

I ran...
07-09-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,792
Posted By terrymorse

These days, this old guy likes to ride a mountain...

These days, this old guy likes to ride a mountain bike on the road. He will catch you, pass you, and disappear into the distance:

...
07-08-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,792
Posted By rsbob

Reminds me of the Seattle Tuesday night group...

Reminds me of the Seattle Tuesday night group rides back in my 30s/ Usually about 15-20 guys running at a fair clip trying to one-up on hill climbs and sprint points. A 50 attorney would join us on...
07-08-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,792
Posted By big john

Here is a picture Ken took last month during...

Here is a picture Ken took last month during RAAM....
07-08-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,792
Posted By big john

Yes he is. I think he's 61 now and still...

Yes he is. I think he's 61 now and still sponsored, or at least semi sponsored. He still wins cross country races against expert class racers.

For a time downhill bikes were close to 50 pounds but...
07-08-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,792
Posted By Bald Paul

Yes. I belong to the SORTIE Cycling Club. That's...

Yes. I belong to the SORTIE Cycling Club. That's Slow, Old, Relaxed, Taking It Easy. However, in my custom made SORTIE Cycling Club kit, I look really, really fast at the rest stops.
...
07-08-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,666
Posted By livedarklions

I'll go after my cycling pants right after I...

I'll go after my cycling pants right after I catch my running nose.
07-07-22, 11:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,792
Posted By VegasJen

I am far from an expert in such matters but I've...

I am far from an expert in such matters but I've always believed in the right tool for the job. If you want to hang with the road bikers, then get a road bike. If you're still slow, then you've...
07-07-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,624
Posted By Rolla

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07-07-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,936
Posted By Sy Reene

I posted a picture of mine, and they're 25s in...

I posted a picture of mine, and they're 25s in post 182 as well. Nothing too exotic - regular Vittoria Corsas and Corsa Controls.
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