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07-24-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 484
Posted By GlennR

Not taking away and fun, but if you want the best...

Not taking away and fun, but if you want the best be prepared to open you wallet W-I-D-E.
The "BEST" bike will be in the $12,000+ range. A good bike will be in the $4000 range.
Forum: Northeast
07-24-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 239,837
Posted By GlennR

Joe... perfect day. I headed north to Oyster...

Joe... perfect day.

I headed north to Oyster Bay and felt so good that I went down to Jones and turned around at Tobay.

There was no wind, my average speed from Cedar Creek to Tobay and back...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By GlennR

Thanks guys.. I purchased a pair of 5Ks....

Thanks guys.. I purchased a pair of 5Ks. Surprised that they are also cheaper.

My 4Ks were 25mm and a 28 rubbed in the front. I'll see how the %ks fit and maybe buy a 28mm to test fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By GlennR

Last Conti GP4000SII

So i just put on my last GP4000SII, since they have been discontinued, should I just get the newer GP5000 or something else?

I've ridden the GP4K for the past 10 years or so and know them so I can...
07-24-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 484
Posted By GlennR

Agreed... a compact with a 11-32 or even an 11-34...

Agreed... a compact with a 11-32 or even an 11-34 should get you up 99% of the climbs.
07-24-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 484
Posted By GlennR

Then why do you need "the best"? A heavier bike...

Then why do you need "the best"? A heavier bike is just more of a challenge.
07-24-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 484
Posted By GlennR

Best up hill... get a e-bike.

Best up hill... get a e-bike.
Forum: Northeast
07-23-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 239,837
Posted By GlennR

Just have to get out early. Past 2 days it's been...

Just have to get out early. Past 2 days it's been like they turned on the AC.
07-23-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,163
Posted By GlennR

Guess I was a Lazyass.

Guess I was a Lazyass.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 491
Posted By GlennR

The farther you travel to it the less he'll be...

The farther you travel to it the less he'll be willing to drop the price since you already invested time and gas money just to get there.

You might want to look at The Pros Closet for comparison.
Forum: Northeast
07-22-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 239,837
Posted By GlennR

So I saw the new traffic light at the Old...

So I saw the new traffic light at the Old Bethpage Road crossing. It's 2 horizontal lights on top and 1 below in the shape of a inverted triangle.

Normally all 3 lights are off and the crossing...
07-22-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,163
Posted By GlennR

Di2 still needs the wires run. Removing the...

Di2 still needs the wires run.

Removing the crank and fork are not difficult and should be greased occasionally. I service the bottom bracket bearings every 1000 miles.
07-22-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,163
Posted By GlennR

It should not be a problem, all they need to do...

It should not be a problem, all they need to do is get on of the magnet tools like the Park.
...
07-21-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,163
Posted By GlennR

I don't get the point of this topic. If you don't...

I don't get the point of this topic. If you don't like internal cables, get a frame with external.

I'll repeat my previous post... get Sram eTap HRD, no cables at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 631
Posted By GlennR

I have black shoes and never thought they were...

I have black shoes and never thought they were overly warm.
07-20-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,163
Posted By GlennR

Sram eTap... problem solved.

Sram eTap... problem solved.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By GlennR

True.. both were sub-orbital. Ask most...

True.. both were sub-orbital.

Ask most people who the first American in space was and they'll say John Glenn. Even though Alan Shepard went up first but was sub-orbital.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By GlennR

Smart move.... I assume your ride was longer than...

Smart move.... I assume your ride was longer than the 11 minutes of his.


Money would of been better spent going to a food bank. Now i know why his Ex left him.
Forum: Northeast
07-20-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 239,837
Posted By GlennR

Yes, about 100 yards south of Linden. The...

Yes, about 100 yards south of Linden. The preserve is a mess with trees down all over the place. Not sure if the town or county is responsible but the stream is clogged with debris and down trees.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,091
Posted By GlennR

My bikes are in better than new condition since i...

My bikes are in better than new condition since i maintain them, but you never know. In almost 30,000 miles i've never needed the tool for myself. But I have stopped helped others so the minimal...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,091
Posted By GlennR

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

https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/saddlebagtools.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,301
Posted By GlennR

Ride up front.... where it's safer.

Ride up front.... where it's safer.
07-19-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 837
Posted By GlennR

h t f u

h t f u
07-18-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,625
Posted By GlennR

Nope.. he's just super human.

Nope.. he's just super human.
07-18-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,670
Posted By GlennR

Or the brain sees what it wants ;)

Or the brain sees what it wants ;)
Forum: Northeast
07-18-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 239,837
Posted By GlennR

I'm out by 7:00am but not always back before...

I'm out by 7:00am but not always back before 11:00am when it gets oppressive.
07-18-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,670
Posted By GlennR

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCEygANCIWQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCEygANCIWQ
Forum: Northeast
07-18-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 239,837
Posted By GlennR

How everyone doing dealing with the heat and...

How everyone doing dealing with the heat and humidity?

This morning was brutal.
07-18-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,670
Posted By GlennR

And got relegated... AGAIN. ...

And got relegated... AGAIN.

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By GlennR

I do, I feel safer since I trust NO ONE. Not...

I do, I feel safer since I trust NO ONE. Not drivers, pedestrians or cyclists. 100% of my attention is focused on my personal safety.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By GlennR

What if there is no sign and you have the "right...

What if there is no sign and you have the "right of way"?

Not like every driver obeys traffic signs.

Just today i have a SUV blow through a stop sign.
07-18-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,670
Posted By GlennR

Are my eyes lying to me or did Marc Cavendish...

Are my eyes lying to me or did Marc Cavendish stand up for a split second at the just the right time to allow Wout Van Aert to win the last stage in of the Tour De France in Paris?
He stopped...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By GlennR

;)

;)
07-18-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,409
Posted By GlennR

"IF" is the key. We all have "IF's" in out...

"IF" is the key.

We all have "IF's" in out past that "if" we could redo could of changed out lives... but we don't.

My son pointed out that part of the reason that the Grand Tours are 21 stages...
07-17-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 769
Posted By GlennR

Are they "tubes" or "valves"?

Are they "tubes" or "valves"?
07-17-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By GlennR

If you have deep rims then you might need a valve...

If you have deep rims then you might need a valve extender and then you move the core from the tube stem to the extender.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 5,238
Posted By GlennR

Agreed. Last week I stopped by the Trek...

Agreed.

Last week I stopped by the Trek store to use the bathroom and refill my water bottles. The sales person noticed I was riding a Emonda SLR and then explained why I should upgrade my 2015...
07-17-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By GlennR

Thanks ...

Thanks
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07-17-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By GlennR

There's Tile and dozens of others. My bikes...

There's Tile and dozens of others.

My bikes are covered by my homeowners insurance for replacement value. so if it's stolen... i don't want it back.

Garmin has a feature that will send a signal...
07-17-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By GlennR

No.

No.
07-17-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By GlennR

FYI... there's no shade from the sun or the wind,...

FYI... there's no shade from the sun or the wind, so be prepared to reapply sunscreen. Also have 2 water bottles and refill often.
...
07-16-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,009
Posted By GlennR

Hope you carry your organ donor card when you...

Hope you carry your organ donor card when you ride.
07-16-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,009
Posted By GlennR

If you don't wear a helmet, then wear a cap and...

If you don't wear a helmet, then wear a cap and flip the visor up so you look "pro".
07-16-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,009
Posted By GlennR

I do the same. I also like when you have the...

I do the same.

I also like when you have the opportunity to catch up to them at a light, they always roll up the window and lock the doors and all you're doing is waiting for the light to turn...
07-16-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,009
Posted By GlennR

https://www.nycbar.org/get-legal-help/article/pers...

https://www.nycbar.org/get-legal-help/article/personal-injury-and-accidents/assault/

"Assault occurs when one person intentionally causes another person to believe that he is in imminent danger of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,623
Posted By GlennR

I find most people will acknowledge you with a...

I find most people will acknowledge you with a wave, a nod or some gesture, walkers, riders and runners.

I always acknowledge back unless they're doing something stupid or unsafe. Such as no...
07-15-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By GlennR

Better go on a diet since you need to be below...

Better go on a diet since you need to be below 150lbs.
07-15-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By GlennR

I dated a girl that didn't shave her legs.... and...

I dated a girl that didn't shave her legs.... and she was ALL WOMAN.
Forum: Northeast
07-15-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 239,837
Posted By GlennR

So, riding north on the Bethpage path when I...

So, riding north on the Bethpage path when I almost eat a bug. Except it got caught in my mustache, so as I went to pull it out... it stung me in the lip.

Not sure what it was but after a few...
07-15-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By GlennR

To you guys that shave... how high to you go? And...

To you guys that shave... how high to you go? And do you "manscape?".
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