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Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-23, 09:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,880
Posted By jaxgtr

I can sort of see where you are here. I have a...

I can sort of see where you are here. I have a 2016 Emonda ALR that I have that came in right at or close to 15.9 lbs with mechanical shifting and carbon wheels. I wanted tubeless, but the wheels and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-23, 12:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,880
Posted By Bob Ross

No, he had some swanky wheelset with ENVE rims...

No, he had some swanky wheelset with ENVE rims and Tune hubs that clocked in at just over 700g for the pair.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-23, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20,639
Views: 4,857,961
Posted By robbyville

Picked this up online. Few changes, extensions...

Picked this up online. Few changes, extensions with more rise, front hydration. Going to take some time to get used to but should be fun for some Triís

...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-23, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20,639
Views: 4,857,961
Posted By terrymorse

It's certainly pretty, but I haven't mounted it...

It's certainly pretty, but I haven't mounted it yet. First ride later today, hopefully.

UPDATE: The darn works as intended (it's a stem after all). I didn't notice any change in the ride quality,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-23, 11:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,880
Posted By urbanknight

Disc brakes are heavier Wider rims and tires...

Disc brakes are heavier
Wider rims and tires are heavier
I wouldn't be surprised if electronic shifting was heavier

No idea if that adds up to 2-3 lb, but have you upgraded anything on your...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-23, 08:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,397
Posted By ramuji

Just got back into cycling last fall, after 15+...

Just got back into cycling last fall, after 15+ years away from my road bike. Since I work from home, I've been able to find time for a workout 3 to 5 days a week, aside from a few weeks when my bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-23, 10:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,397
Posted By biglmbass

5,473 miles, all outdoors. Mix of gravel &...

5,473 miles, all outdoors. Mix of gravel & road.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-23, 09:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,397
Posted By Jughed

New guy here: Did about 4,350 last year. 80%...

New guy here:

Did about 4,350 last year. 80% road, 10% gravel, 10% on the indoor trainer.

Goal was 5,500 - but I had a bad wreck last March - broken collar bone, ribs, busted up knee.

I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-23, 08:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,397
Posted By jadmt

I did around 3000 miles, it's not an exact figure...

I did around 3000 miles, it's not an exact figure because I did not have a bike computer when I first got my bike . I did not start riding until July 30th when I got my bike. I am 64yoa in 9 days.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-23, 08:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,397
Posted By BrazAd

63 y/o, work full time, 5th year of cycling... ...

63 y/o, work full time, 5th year of cycling...

Ended up with 7,203 after a riding accident on 12/13. Was riding dirt roads at night with friends (we do this every winter here in s/w Georgia) when...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-23, 01:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 529
Posted By jsigone

60 miles for donuts and coffee....another fine...

60 miles for donuts and coffee....another fine day in San Diego

https://www.strava.com/activities/8354919380

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52614364708_1326a9ffe9_b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-23, 05:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,397
Posted By Bob Ross

6,600.64 miles for calendar year 2022. All...

6,600.64 miles for calendar year 2022. All outdoors, i.e., real actual miles of distance travelled.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,827
Posted By Dean51

I'm still riding the pants off this '95 Trek...

I'm still riding the pants off this '95 Trek 5500....

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52477120127_ab6ed646d3_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nXdXxe)A29BF05F-70FB-4332-A953-96B457AFEB3C...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,827
Posted By Eric F

This one is over drinking age, and has fallen...

This one is over drinking age, and has fallen down a bunch of times. Still going...
https://i.imgur.com/JBvU9zA.jpg

My 2003 Time road bike is doing fine, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 481,431
Posted By Imaginos

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Lots of scenes like this in rain country.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 481,431
Posted By oldwinger14

On the Sherman Bridge over the Sudbury (MA)...

On the Sherman Bridge over the Sudbury (MA) River.

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 481,431
Posted By will be was

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 481,431
Posted By jsigone

Yesterday on Palomar Mt, here in San Diego. Good...

Yesterday on Palomar Mt, here in San Diego. Good climbing day in the clouds and light rain

My 21' Diverge in roadie mode on the right and buddy's Tarmac on the left. Disc brakes in the rain so...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 481,431
Posted By will be was

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 481,431
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-22, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 481,431
Posted By bigd73

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Lakewood Ranch, FL
09-23-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,071
Posted By DMC707

I made my choice a while back -------- I...

I made my choice a while back


-------- I still have the Klein that is - and note the strategic placement of the Tarmac by the garbage can



(I'm making this in jest - Specialized was...
09-23-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,071
Posted By mstateglfr

...except for looks. ...

...except for looks.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/625x416/klein_quantum_race_6_61ca852331a254ff0e88beb9a53abd27f12de79d.jpg
09-22-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,071
Posted By Altezza999

I did some research and discovered that Trek...

I did some research and discovered that Trek bought Klein back in 1995, but the Chehalis, WA factory was still making Kleins until 2002 when Trek moved everything to WI. My bike has the Chehalis,WA...
09-22-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,071
Posted By Altezza999

Thank you for your input. The 2000 Klein has a...

Thank you for your input. The 2000 Klein has a badge indicating that it was made in Chehalis, WA. It use to belong to my uncle, but I did not know so much about the brand until a few years ago....
09-22-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,071
Posted By Steve B.

Agree. Not a common bike and by far, the best...

Agree. Not a common bike and by far, the best riding aluminum ever made with wonderful paint schemes.
09-22-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,071
Posted By roadcrankr

I would keep the Klein. Very unique and super...

I would keep the Klein. Very unique and super nice ride.
We see those Specialized Tarmacs all over the place.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 481,431
Posted By bampilot06

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04-07-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 874,986
Posted By Mikey58

Hey Carl, Just sent you a PM regarding my...

Hey Carl,

Just sent you a PM regarding my thoughts on the carbon seatmast. Didn't want to hijack this thread. Thanks!

Mike
04-05-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 874,986
Posted By Mikey58

Yeah, thanks Carl, I'm quite happy with my SL5...

Yeah, thanks Carl, I'm quite happy with my SL5 (who wouldn't be, right!?). I have just a little under 500 miles on it. You're going to find that those Aeolus Pro37 wheels will make a dramatic...
04-02-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By ZIPP2001

Putting miles on the new bike.

I bought my Orbea Occam H30 right at the end of last year and only did two rides before winter hit and I was on my studded fat bike. Now winter is gone, and I can get in more rides with the still new...
03-22-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,966
Posted By SurferRosa

Or just get back on the bike and get in shape.

Or just get back on the bike and get in shape.
03-16-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,115
Posted By Fredo76

Another thread had me looking at a Trek FX2...

Another thread had me looking at a Trek FX2 Stagger, a sort-of step-through hybrid that comes in at 25 lbs. The FX3 Stagger is a 1x version.
03-15-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,115
Posted By Calsun

A step through bike is going to weigh more than a...

A step through bike is going to weigh more than a standard bike so be sure that is what you need. More than 95% of the bikes sold are not the step through type in the USA. People have been using...
03-14-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,115
Posted By BTinNYC

Amy, I've been watching these answers because I...

Amy,
I've been watching these answers because I knew your ask was a tough one. Even putting budget aside, no quick easy solutions.

I assembled a 26 lb step through for the better half, starting...
03-06-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 874,986
Posted By jamesdak

Well this is the latest in the stable. Winter...

Well this is the latest in the stable. Winter project bike to play around with. Finished it Friday morning as 3 days of storming began so still no ride on it yet. Probably won't keep this one but...
02-28-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 874,986
Posted By Mikey58

My "old man" bike

The latest addition to the stable. It's a Trek Emonda SL5. I've swapped out the factory Bontrager alloy wheels with a pretty nice set of FFWD 44mm carbon wheels. Also added a 4iiii power meter (left...
01-20-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,582
Posted By RustySpokeTech

Klein

It's pretty nice, come on down to the shop ( now at 1110 W. Grand Ave (across from Grand Avenue Pizza.) and take it for a test ride. And if you're in the area, stop by Grand Avenue Brewery and try a...
01-07-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,911
Posted By GhostRider62

I don't work in a shop but maybe someone will...

I don't work in a shop but maybe someone will find this funny.

I can across a fellow on his 2 week old top of the line Trek Project bike who was walking with his cleats in his hands. I stopped to...
01-07-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,911
Posted By gpburdell

If you never ride at night, and/or if you always...

If you never ride at night, and/or if you always ride with lights on front & rear plus have retroreflective material on your helmet and gear, what benefit does a reflector on the bike provide?
01-07-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,911
Posted By ClydeClydeson

I volunteered at a bike co-op for a while. All...

I volunteered at a bike co-op for a while. All bikes at the co-op were donated, and were fixed by volunteers to be sold to keep the lights on, but just barely, OR (more often) volunteers would work a...
01-05-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,911
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Same shop as above, a kid, maybe 10 or 11, was...

Same shop as above, a kid, maybe 10 or 11, was bought a basic mountain bike by his parents, and a couple accessories. A multi-tool and some stuff. A couple days later the kid comes in and buys a...
01-05-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,911
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Friend of the shop comes in and leaves his bike...

Friend of the shop comes in and leaves his bike outside the shop unlocked despite us telling him to bring it in.
He goes back out 5 minutes later to find the bike has been stolen. Owner of the shop...
01-05-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,911
Posted By Numerozero

"I watched how to do it on YouTube". That's...

"I watched how to do it on YouTube".

That's when I switch from quoting by the job to quoting my hourly rate :).
01-05-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,911
Posted By Miele Man

When I worked at a Canadian Tire store we sold a...

When I worked at a Canadian Tire store we sold a lot of mountain bikes that had cantilever brakes. Those were early model cantilevers that stuck straight out from the frame. They also were quite...
01-04-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,911
Posted By MNebiker

Not a horror story - just one of those funny...

Not a horror story - just one of those funny deals:

A dad comes in with his 12 yr old kid, buys him a nice bike and everyone is happy. The next day they come back all upset because the bike has...
01-04-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,911
Posted By Miele Man

When I worked at one bicycle shop in Scarborough,...

When I worked at one bicycle shop in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, some customers had lines that we dreaded hearing.

"my wheel isn't straight and I tried straightening it myself".

or

"I only...
01-04-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,911
Posted By PBC peugeot

I was managing a small shop for a guy who had a...

I was managing a small shop for a guy who had a few local bike stores
one day he comes in and places these big rightwing political and religious posters in the front window blocking the view of the...
01-03-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,911
Posted By Juan Foote

Funny enough, a very similar situation must have...

Funny enough, a very similar situation must have happened, or perhaps even this one. We were absolutely NOT allowed to remove reflectors from a new bike. We absolutely HAD to install them on any and...
01-03-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,911
Posted By veganbikes

I had a guy who got a flat repair earlier in the...

I had a guy who got a flat repair earlier in the day he had gotten a pinch flat no big deal. Then he comes back with another flat less happy this time but got his ride done (in a very bad area for...
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