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Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By bruce19

This is right on the money. Years ago I was put...

This is right on the money. Years ago I was put on Coreg which is a Beta Blocker. I couldn't stay awake. I got depressed and I NEVER get depressed.I was a mess. I started drinking 100% beet juice and...
07-23-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By bruce19

I would start with determining how you plan to...

I would start with determining how you plan to ride. If you plan to ride trails and roads you will face compromises in a bike. For example....you can ride a cyclo-cross bike on the road but it will...
07-18-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By bruce19

In my experience you will try several brands...

In my experience you will try several brands until you find what works for you. It took me awhile but I ended up with Assos..
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 704
Posted By bruce19

About 6 yrs ago I bought a pair of Assos bibs on...

About 6 yrs ago I bought a pair of Assos bibs on a great sale. This was after 30+ yrs of all manner of bibs and shorts. I was amazed. They fit. They were comfortable. And, now 8 yrs later I can say...
07-02-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,756
Posted By bruce19

In CT a bicycle is considered a vehicle and is...

In CT a bicycle is considered a vehicle and is required to be used in compliance with motor vehicle/traffic laws. Some people don't get it. I think for the reason you cite.
06-29-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,497
Posted By bruce19

You have to throw away all your bikes and buy a...

You have to throw away all your bikes and buy a gravel bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 876
Posted By bruce19

Nick Danger.

Nick Danger.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,095
Posted By bruce19

Learn to live with disappointment.

Learn to live with disappointment.
06-23-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,958
Posted By bruce19

I celebrated 60 with a new bike as I've already...

I celebrated 60 with a new bike as I've already mentioned. But, I also celebrated 60 on my Ducati by blowing off a Porsche 911 hitting 140 mph indicated. Totally anti-social I know . But, it was in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 876
Posted By bruce19

I would like to object but I can't.

I would like to object but I can't.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 876
Posted By bruce19

Just got in from re-riding it. It all showed up...

Just got in from re-riding it. It all showed up on STRAVA.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 876
Posted By bruce19

Nope. It wasn't in Hidden Segments. More...

Nope. It wasn't in Hidden Segments. More accurately there was no Hidden Segments displayed.
06-11-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 726
Posted By bruce19

That's great and it will only get better.

That's great and it will only get better.
06-11-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,352
Posted By bruce19

Also 3 yrs with no flats. Same with my GF.

Also 3 yrs with no flats. Same with my GF.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,195
Posted By bruce19

If you find a bike that is the last bike you will...

If you find a bike that is the last bike you will ever want, you are clearly not BF material.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By bruce19

You could also try Competitive Cyclist. You might...

You could also try Competitive Cyclist. You might also want to consider Lake shoes. I have Sidi road shoes and Lake cyclo-cross/MTB shoes. The lakes fit better. I am pretty average for size at 10...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,141
Posted By bruce19

Independent Fabrication - Custom Bicycles....

Independent Fabrication - Custom Bicycles. Handmade in the USA. - Home (http://ifbikes.com/)
06-09-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,227
Posted By bruce19

Thank you for posting this site.

Thank you for posting this site.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,868
Posted By bruce19

Three yrs using Mavic USTs w/Mavic tires. Inflate...

Three yrs using Mavic USTs w/Mavic tires. Inflate easily with a standard floor pump and zero flats. I'm a convert.
06-07-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,162
Posted By bruce19

I will be 75 in June. This is kind of where I'm...

I will be 75 in June. This is kind of where I'm at too.
06-06-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,958
Posted By bruce19

When I turned 60 I celebrated with this. A...

When I turned 60 I celebrated with this. A present from my GF. All Dura Ace.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By bruce19

Apparently mine is a 2006 not 2005. I do have a...

Apparently mine is a 2006 not 2005. I do have a sheet of specifications if you want a copy. In any event here's a site for you.......https://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?item=11073
05-29-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,767
Posted By bruce19

Tubeless. Three years and zero flats.

Tubeless. Three years and zero flats.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Posted By bruce19

Nicely done. If I didn't already have my Guru...

Nicely done. If I didn't already have my Guru Sidero (SRAM Red mechanical) this is exactly what I would have done. Same size too. Again.....great job.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,862
Posted By bruce19

If you do a search I think you will find...

If you do a search I think you will find information that suggests the old "narrow tire = faster speed" belief is no longer considered to be accurate.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,601
Posted By bruce19

You are aware that Trek dumped LeMond when he...

You are aware that Trek dumped LeMond when he alleged Lance was drugging? His steel bikes after that were made by Zen until he stopped production.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,494
Posted By bruce19

That's a fair criticism. Apologies.

That's a fair criticism. Apologies.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By bruce19

I have a similar limitation. Broke my neck in a...

I have a similar limitation. Broke my neck in a crash almost 8 yrs ago. C1 & C2 fused but I can still use my Italian Road Bike mirror. Just lucky I guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,363
Posted By bruce19

Update: I've had a couple rides now. I love this...

Update: I've had a couple rides now. I love this helmet. Fits me perfectly and is pretty light. Is it more aero? I have no idea. Mine is the gray on the right in the link below.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,424
Posted By bruce19

I have a 37" waist most of the time. Sometimes...

I have a 37" waist most of the time. Sometimes down to 36" as measured. Assos Large fits me perfectly. I buy them on sale and have never paid more that $140.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By bruce19

Italian road bike mirror ...

Italian road bike mirror

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pw-Xje9ZlIQ
05-09-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,161
Posted By bruce19

The TT crowd says this is also more aero.

The TT crowd says this is also more aero.
05-05-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,046
Posted By bruce19

You are at the beginning of a long journey. I'd...

You are at the beginning of a long journey. I'd suggest you just ride as much as you can and not worry about anything else right now. Make sure your bike fits, listen to people who have experience...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,901
Posted By bruce19

First....thank you for the clarification.

First....thank you for the clarification.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By bruce19

I have been using Assos for about 6 years. I went...

I have been using Assos for about 6 years. I went to them because I saw an awesome sale and just wanted to try them. I've never gone back. They fit me well and I've had no problems with quality....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,901
Posted By bruce19

I have seen ads which tout the reduction in...

I have seen ads which tout the reduction in rotating weight as a significant advantage. Any search I've done says this is a myth or, at best, there is a minimal advantage in specific situations. IMO...
05-02-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,726
Posted By bruce19

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20171011_131221_709d00d61400f47bb7baf558f3e7d3d820aa8c21.jpg

And, then there's Ducatis. My 6th and, I think, last. Monster S4
05-02-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,726
Posted By bruce19

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20170423_112747_eea3499a8eb5670fd9b2e20d31c88d40b9f65b69.jpg

My current and one of my favorites.....2016 Ford Fiesta ST.
05-02-21, 03:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,515
Posted By bruce19

Probably not according to the actual definition....

Probably not according to the actual definition. But, I pick "segments" on my local rides and hit them hard. I like what that does for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,901
Posted By bruce19

My take away thus far is that there has been a...

My take away thus far is that there has been a lot of money spent for not much gain. I am willing to be convinced otherwise but so far that's where I am.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,901
Posted By bruce19

Does rotating weight really matter?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QDnUkUaQfk
04-29-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,134
Posted By bruce19

Not sure what "cheap" means but Tifosi is a good...

Not sure what "cheap" means but Tifosi is a good bang for the buck.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,592
Posted By bruce19

None.

None.
04-23-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By bruce19

I think I've always been regarded as being...

I think I've always been regarded as being proportional. In my youth I was 5'10" with 32 1/2" inseam.
04-22-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,368
Posted By bruce19

If you are new to cycling there is a lot you...

If you are new to cycling there is a lot you don't know. And, asking questions is a good way to start. BUT, ultimately it won't be the answers that resolve the issues, it twill be your experiences....
04-13-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,726
Posted By bruce19

Cars/trucks are beyond counting. Bikes are about...

Cars/trucks are beyond counting. Bikes are about a dozen. Motorcycles about 20 with the last 6 (since 1997) being Ducati.
04-07-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 864
Posted By bruce19

I have used Speedplay Zeros for about 15 yrs....

I have used Speedplay Zeros for about 15 yrs. I've always used the base plate adapter and never had a problem. I wouldn't let that dissuade you. Recently I have purchased Sidi road shoes and Lakes...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,344
Posted By bruce19

I once did 53 mph. But, I am older and wiser (I...

I once did 53 mph. But, I am older and wiser (I tell myself) so I don't do anything like that anymore.
04-04-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,831
Posted By bruce19

I'm not interested in paying a lot of money just...

I'm not interested in paying a lot of money just to find out I have no power. I'm 75. I already know that.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,645
Posted By bruce19

This is what I have used for 3 yrs. No flats. No...

This is what I have used for 3 yrs. No flats. No issues.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALVtgcY1YeM
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