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02-02-23, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 3,727,134
Posted By mstateglfr

Thats basically how I set my Fairlight Secan up...

Thats basically how I set my Fairlight Secan up for the first year I had it. Praxis Zayante 48/32 crank, JuinTech F1 brakes with compressionless housing, and 2x11 Shimano drivetrain with an Ultegra...
02-02-23, 11:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 877
Posted By mstateglfr

I engage my common sense detector and look around...

I engage my common sense detector and look around then keep riding once its safe.
Forum: Touring
02-01-23, 10:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,064
Posted By mstateglfr

Since you ordered tires and all is resolved from...

Since you ordered tires and all is resolved from this debacle, I have a question- why that tire specifically? Why not literally any other tire that is 26"? The tire you want just got a gash in it,...
01-31-23, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By mstateglfr

I genuinely cant remember the last time someone...

I genuinely cant remember the last time someone here asked 'Is this site legit?' and it actually was legit.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 10:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,217
Posted By mstateglfr

Since its only a penny's worth of thoughts, here...

Since its only a penny's worth of thoughts, here they are in no particular order.

- Pinarello's site is terrible. The lack of useful info is shocking to see in 2023. My guess is they think it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 10:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,217
Posted By mstateglfr

A modern Pinarello road bike with nose up B17 is...

A modern Pinarello road bike with nose up B17 is why I keep coming back to this place.

Legit- that color is cool.
01-31-23, 09:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,435
Posted By mstateglfr

Yes, the blissful ignorance that doesnt give them...

Yes, the blissful ignorance that doesnt give them the chance to be infuriated over tubeless tires that weep more than a widow and wont even stay on the rim during normal inflation. Those peasants...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 10:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 765
Posted By mstateglfr

- Plan ride time in advance. Exercise is still...

- Plan ride time in advance. Exercise is still important and a baby really doesnt care if you arent at home every free moment. Just make sure to allow free time for your spouse/partner to get out...
01-27-23, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 435
Posted By mstateglfr

If a saddle is comfortable for 1 hour on the...

If a saddle is comfortable for 1 hour on the indoor trainer, itll be fine for me to use outdoors for however long my legs can last.
The opposite is not true, at least for me. A saddle can be...
01-27-23, 03:02 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,958
Posted By mstateglfr

Haha, post of the thread right here.

Haha, post of the thread right here.
01-27-23, 10:30 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,958
Posted By mstateglfr

Strava shows me others who rode that day/year and...

Strava shows me others who rode that day/year and how they did. It shows me people who I know or know of and routes they are riding. Its a social connection.
I have hooked onto a couple...
01-26-23, 11:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By mstateglfr

Noted

Noted
01-26-23, 11:29 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,958
Posted By mstateglfr

it's been mentioned in the thread, but is worth...

it's been mentioned in the thread, but is worth repeating-

- Just buy the yearly subscription. The increase is much smaller and Sttava even said they want to osh people away from monthly.

-...
01-25-23, 08:50 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By mstateglfr

I am genuinely surprised anyone pushed back on my...

I am genuinely surprised anyone pushed back on my comment. Dropped chains on 1x is simply so well known that it didnt seem controversial to point it out. USA wont the Revolutionary War, water is...
01-25-23, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 752
Posted By mstateglfr

My gravel wheels have rims that are 25mm external...

My gravel wheels have rims that are 25mm external and 20mm internal. They were fine before the trend to go wider picked up steam and they are still fine.
I wouldnt not call the recent trend...
01-24-23, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 752
Posted By mstateglfr

What are you looking for in the new wheelset? ...

What are you looking for in the new wheelset? What do you want to change about your old wheelset?

The Roval Terra CL is not especially deep and runs with basic(but very good) DT350 hubs.
As a...
01-24-23, 02:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By mstateglfr

Cycling is a wide spectrum of disciplines with...

Cycling is a wide spectrum of disciplines with varying levels of interest/commitment. What a homeless guy needs in order to ride from his tent to favorite off-ramp spot is understandably different...
01-24-23, 10:51 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By mstateglfr

Once more, you exist in a tangential world where...

Once more, you exist in a tangential world where weight is the only thing that matters. Aero doesnt matter, comfort doesnt matter, convenience doesnt matter, etc. Only weight matters to you.
And...
01-24-23, 10:45 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By mstateglfr

Is it though?...or is there an entire section of...

Is it though?...or is there an entire section of component design dedicated to helping reduce this very known and common issue?
01-24-23, 08:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By mstateglfr

While one COULD do 2 days of sweaty riding in a...

While one COULD do 2 days of sweaty riding in a row in a wool jersey, why would one WANT to do 2 days of sweaty riding in a row in a wool jersey?
Forum: Touring
01-23-23, 05:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,537
Posted By mstateglfr

OK, I'll edit the other post.

OK, I'll edit the other post.
Forum: Touring
01-23-23, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By mstateglfr

The segmented fork is definitely not something...

The segmented fork is definitely not something you see on production bikes right now. Neat look.
01-23-23, 12:51 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By mstateglfr

Oh look, the 'rim is just a giant disc brake'...

Oh look, the 'rim is just a giant disc brake' argument...again. It sucked the first time, but maybe itll be good now!
Forum: Touring
01-23-23, 12:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,537
Posted By mstateglfr

His name is David, for what its worth. He has...

His name is David, for what its worth. He has posted pictures for years with his name attached so this isnt some privacy invasion thing, but rather an attempt to keep those interested up on who Indy...
01-23-23, 12:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,267
Posted By mstateglfr

For sure- its just the reality of some rides...

For sure- its just the reality of some rides where you mix road and MUP/trail. That picture is actually a route I used when I commuted to my old work. The road is 50mph I think, and I used the...
01-23-23, 11:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,267
Posted By mstateglfr

GREEN- If I am riding in the road, I will move to...

GREEN- If I am riding in the road, I will move to my left as traffic allows and then get into the left turn lane. I do what vehicles do since I am using the road like a vehicle.

RED- If I am...
01-22-23, 07:55 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,803
Posted By mstateglfr

Beer can have more than 5% alcohol. But...

Beer can have more than 5% alcohol.

But event if it's 5%, then you are getting 0.6oz of alcohol in a 12oz beer if it's 5% alcohol.
For a shot of 40% alcohol, you are getting 0.6oz of alcohol in...
01-20-23, 02:31 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,803
Posted By mstateglfr

^ username checks out.

^ username checks out.
01-20-23, 11:36 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By mstateglfr

It takes 5 seconds to pull an image off google. ...

It takes 5 seconds to pull an image off google.
Ironic that you mention someone else having time on their hands.
01-20-23, 11:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,130
Posted By mstateglfr

All this continues to miss the point, as I...

All this continues to miss the point, as I understand it. And actually, it highlights the issue instead of solving it.

The OP recognizes silver components exist- both old and new. You...
01-20-23, 11:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,288
Posted By mstateglfr

Dang, did the OP kick your puppy?

Dang, did the OP kick your puppy?
01-20-23, 11:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,288
Posted By mstateglfr

The OP didnt say they want to disguise the brand,...

The OP didnt say they want to disguise the brand, they said the word 'carbon' was tacky and wanted to remove it. Those are 2 different things.
I dislike massive branding or overbranding on frames. ...
01-20-23, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By mstateglfr

I read the OP's comments and am still unsure why...

I read the OP's comments and am still unsure why this was shared. The bike certainly is...creative.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-23, 08:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,093
Posted By mstateglfr

- Always like the look of Helix frames. The...

- Always like the look of Helix frames. The twist is just cool. No idea if its better or worse than regular tubes, but its certainly a standout feature!
- Its a road bike, you dont need to worry...
01-18-23, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By mstateglfr

You need bars that are round on the tops? That...

You need bars that are round on the tops? That describes most every bar before 2010 and 70% of em made since.

Soma Hwy1.

Deda, nitto, ritchey, zipp, Salsa, fsa, 3t, Thomson, and more.
And...
01-18-23, 03:13 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By mstateglfr

** <-- sarcasterisks Its used on another forum...

** <-- sarcasterisks
Its used on another forum I frequent and is invaluable.
01-18-23, 03:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,130
Posted By mstateglfr

The OP didnt ask for proof. The OP asked a...

The OP didnt ask for proof. The OP asked a question. Pictures of bikes from 40 years ago didnt answer or even acknowledge the question.
01-18-23, 09:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,590
Posted By mstateglfr

1- is this firesale taking place in northcentral...

1- is this firesale taking place in northcentral Wisconsin? It sure hasnt taken place in Central Iowa, Omaha, Quad Cities, or Chicagoland.

2- Bike brands didnt take advantage of consumers...
01-18-23, 09:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,130
Posted By mstateglfr

You have now posted up 4 pictures and all the...

You have now posted up 4 pictures and all the bikes plus components are well over 3 decades old, with a few well older than 4 decades. What do these have to do with the OP's comments abput current...
01-18-23, 08:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,130
Posted By mstateglfr

I have not grown tired of seeing carbon...

I have not grown tired of seeing carbon components because very few bikes come with carbon components. Like a really really small %.

Black components are a long standing trend. If you dont...
01-17-23, 08:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 775
Posted By mstateglfr

My oldest kid wanted woven bar tape on her road...

My oldest kid wanted woven bar tape on her road bike a few years ago. It's the serfas branded version of that same stuff shown by btp.
What a process- there are like 30 patterns, the tape doesn't...
01-17-23, 09:09 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,803
Posted By mstateglfr

Long thread about this elsewhere. Probably best...

Long thread about this elsewhere. Probably best to link to it, if that were allowed.

Anyways, like most all social activities and events in the US, cycling events can feature alcohol. That isn't...
01-13-23, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By mstateglfr

Reminds me of this all too true video... ...

Reminds me of this all too true video...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-XMUEcJ52s
01-13-23, 07:55 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By mstateglfr

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x170/bc8592f2_7c2c_400d_9f75_2ff1006eaa0a_text_628066548d65a1328550ffdaf9dc388a61ee6d2e.gif
01-12-23, 11:08 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,746
Posted By mstateglfr

A huberistic and ignorant person once said...

A huberistic and ignorant person once said...
Forum: Touring
01-12-23, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 453
Posted By mstateglfr

Yeah its everyone else's fault. ...

Yeah its everyone else's fault.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/220x124/i_dont_understand_kids_these_days_kyle_d2dc06393ae5d4cf4faaaffb4b1fc6085d24933d.gif
01-11-23, 04:51 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By mstateglfr

Oh yes yes, you have posted that before. I...

Oh yes yes, you have posted that before. I remember because I thought it would be cool for all the bike to be shown.
Tourmalet? Has to be one of the last years it was steel, if it's that model. ...
01-11-23, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 417
Posted By mstateglfr

https://www.outdoorresearch.com/us/ear-band-243558...

https://www.outdoorresearch.com/us/ear-band-243558?srsltid=AeTuncrBaHXBTI-VhRP5scGZkK2RT9wa7j5T5GY2e0SLthxDtP3N93Z9n5M#186=936&199=74

This style is sold by countless brands. It's a running ear...
Forum: Touring
01-11-23, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 545
Posted By mstateglfr

H+Son Archetype is a very well established rim...

H+Son Archetype is a very well established rim that is not tubeless and is set for rim brakes.
17.5mm internal, 23mm external, and 25mm deep. The seam is welded instead of pinned and it comes in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-23, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 285,071
Posted By mstateglfr

A very long project bike of mine is actually an...

A very long project bike of mine is actually an old CAAD3 frame that I stripped, repainted, added a carbon fork to, and am decking out with parts I have lying around- a mix of 11sp 105, 11sp Ultegra,...
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