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Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,875
Posted By GhostRider62

Vulcanized patches last forever. These have a...

Vulcanized patches last forever. These have a limited life. That is why.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,529
Posted By DaveSSS

Don't forget gauge accuracy. Be sure your gauge...

Don't forget gauge accuracy. Be sure your gauge reads correctly.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 5,834
Posted By terrymorse

Taped worked for Dave Stoller: ...

Taped worked for Dave Stoller:


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,529
Posted By Iride01

Unless my gauges are wrong, I ride 125 psi rear...

Unless my gauges are wrong, I ride 125 psi rear and 100 psi front on the MUP here. I don't get my bones shaken. However lately I've been on the roads which have a few segments of rougher road. So...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 5,834
Posted By WhyFi

Don't make me post pics of my crisp tan lines.

Don't make me post pics of my crisp tan lines.
07-28-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,553
Posted By carpediemracing

Sort of a summary of my race season so far. ...

Sort of a summary of my race season so far.

If I start a crit, I get shelled in 6-8 minutes if it's an A race (p123). Granted, some of the guys doing the race went and did the midwest P12 races,...
07-28-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,553
Posted By carpediemracing

Dude, you look great! And you got 5th! That's all...

Dude, you look great! And you got 5th! That's all anyone needs to know lol.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 5,834
Posted By Koyote

Umm, what?

Umm, what?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,529
Posted By Badger6

To arrive at the number that was ~15% lower, I...

To arrive at the number that was ~15% lower, I had to ride it after getting the "recommended" pressure. Moreover, despite hundreds of thousands of kms all over the world on all sorts of bikes, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 830
Posted By terrymorse

Pretty rare event, yes. But I've had chain suck...

Pretty rare event, yes. But I've had chain suck break my derailleur hanger twice. Both times when shifting down to the small ring at the bottom of a climb, after installing a new chain.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 830
Posted By Kimmo

Nothing odd about that, it's totally normal. The...

Nothing odd about that, it's totally normal. The cogs wear to fit the worn chain, seems okay but efficiency suffers. Slap a fresh chain on, worn cogs say nope.

Same if you put a fresh chainring on...
07-21-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,322
Posted By carpediemracing

So I was using a 51x15 because that's what I had...

So I was using a 51x15 because that's what I had before, and it seemed to be okay back then. However the others were running bigger gears, so instead of my 91-92" gear (I'll call it 91), they were...
07-21-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,322
Posted By Flatballer

The gear inches that fast people are pushing on...

The gear inches that fast people are pushing on the track these days are incredible.
07-21-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,322
Posted By Hermes

carpediemracing Glad to see you back at the...

carpediemracing Glad to see you back at the track. One aspect that has changed is the use of larger gears and shorter cranks. When I was doing sprint training a couple of years ago, After warmup and...
07-21-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,322
Posted By carpediemracing

So I went to the track for the first time since...

So I went to the track for the first time since 2009, the last race I did before the race where I crashed and fractured my pelvis. Okay, got taken out, but whatever.

Anyway, couple riders were...
07-20-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,322
Posted By Flatballer

I've asked myself the same question. My house is...

I've asked myself the same question. My house is worth a stupid amount of money at the moment, but we're not moving right now, and even if we did, we'd just have to buy something equally overpriced...
07-20-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,322
Posted By Enthalpic

Physiotherapy today went so well she says I don't...

Physiotherapy today went so well she says I don't have to come back anymore, just keep working on it at home. She modified the dynamic splint to be more aggressive by moving the safety pin.

ROM of...
07-20-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,322
Posted By gsteinb

I would have had them up on ebay already

I would have had them up on ebay already
07-18-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,322
Posted By TMonk

Local phenom Antonio Rossi just won the Junior...

Local phenom Antonio Rossi just won the Junior 17-18 national IP! This makes me feel all sorts of things, but mostly elated, and proud. He also got second in the points and third overall in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,875
Posted By seypat

Last month I had a large retailer with lots of...

Last month I had a large retailer with lots of branches throughout the USA call me looking for 2 skids of a commonly used item there was a shortage of. That company is large enough to be purchasing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,875
Posted By seypat

I wholesale products made from steel for the...

I wholesale products made from steel for the construction industry. Here are the prices increases since the first of the year from one of my vendors.
Jan. 1st 11%
March 1st 9-15% depending on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,875
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. My ex is having an Engin built. A while...

Yeah. My ex is having an Engin built. A while back the builder urged her to pick components because they were getting harder and harder to find. (She's going with SRAM wireless.) The builder also...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,875
Posted By mstateglfr

It's tough since so many outside the industry...

It's tough since so many outside the industry hear warnings then see examples at online retailers that directly conflict with the warnings.
Each time it's 1 example vs an overall trend, but its...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,875
Posted By jaxgtr

Yeah it already is....I was just pricing some new...

Yeah it already is....I was just pricing some new tires for my truck, I was thinking it might be cheaper to just get a new truck
07-09-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,322
Posted By caloso

I had that MP sound file. I'd alternate it with...

I had that MP sound file. I'd alternate it with HAL 9000 saying "there is a message for you."
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,480
Posted By veganbikes

Yeah I just called them like a month ago trying...

Yeah I just called them like a month ago trying to find some old Sachs 7 speed IGH stuff and they had it but didn't want to sell without selling the hub and the customer had a perfectly working hub....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,049
Posted By TMonk

So I bought some new wheels recently (Bontrager...

So I bought some new wheels recently (Bontrager Aeolus 3 TLR) for my daily driver Giant TCR. I thought I'd try tubeless since I just wanted to try something new. I do ride tubeless on my MTB, just...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,480
Posted By JohnDThompson

Still the same old 1990s web site, too! :thumb:

Still the same old 1990s web site, too! :thumb:
07-07-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,322
Posted By himespau

So I was wearing this t shirt (well, sort of,...

So I was wearing this t shirt (well, sort of, mine's a different color) to physical therapy today, and the receptionist told me that she might have to steal my shirt. I was about ready to come back...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 855
Posted By Koyote

Form<Function

Form<Function
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 855
Posted By caloso

Another vote for Ultegra.

Another vote for Ultegra.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 855
Posted By Koyote

A QR skewer is not the place to try to save...

A QR skewer is not the place to try to save weight - esp with some cheapie ti parts.

For me, it's Shimano closed-cam skewers: Ultegra for my road bikes, XT for my gravel bikes. I'm willing to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,049
Posted By WhyFi

Orange Seal.

Orange Seal.
06-28-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,387
Posted By Hermes

Great post CDR. Welcome back. You have been...

Great post CDR. Welcome back. You have been missed.
06-28-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,322
Posted By gsteinb

Agreed. You're taller than me!

Agreed. You're taller than me!
06-28-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,322
Posted By Enthalpic

Harsh. I'm 5' 7" I'm not That short.

Harsh.
I'm 5' 7"
I'm not That short.
06-24-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,322
Posted By big john

One year today since we lost Pcad. Never met him...

One year today since we lost Pcad. Never met him but chatted enough on FB so that I felt like I knew a bit about who he was. He was in the car biz at one time so we talked about that. And politics,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,254
Posted By indyfabz

Definitely exhibits, like, creativity.

Definitely exhibits, like, creativity.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,254
Posted By terrymorse

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a...

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a hybrid shows up as a stranger on a group ride.

A guy who looks like that most likely has sketchy skills. I'm not riding anywhere near him.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,254
Posted By krakhaus

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they...

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they say you can't ride with them, but you do anyway, then you crash. I think you made their point quite well.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,254
Posted By tempocyclist

If it's an official club, their insurance may...

If it's an official club, their insurance may stipulate the wearing of helmets on any club rides in order to be covered.

The waiver thing is most likely related to that also. It's a litigious...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,254
Posted By colnago62

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend...

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend to try to reduce that as much as possible. Around here, if you showed up with no helmet to an organized ride without signing the waiver, you would be...
06-17-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,322
Posted By Enthalpic

Saw finger surgeon again today; fresh x-rays look...

Saw finger surgeon again today; fresh x-rays look great! Instructed to do the physiotherapy exercises 6 times a day.

I got cleared to ride outside again (with a splint) which is nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,049
Posted By WhyFi

I've never used the Endurance formula, but...

I've never used the Endurance formula, but regular Orange Seal has never given me a reason to look elsewhere.
06-16-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,322
Posted By Hermes

My wife and I ride pursuit (fixed gear no brakes)...

My wife and I ride pursuit (fixed gear no brakes) and time trial bikes in pace lines all the time. Generally, I take my endurance bars with me to the track for structured workouts in case the person...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,049
Posted By Trsnrtr

That reminds me, I need to order more orange seal.

That reminds me, I need to order more orange seal.
06-15-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,387
Posted By kensuf

Cat 5 crits aren't about average speed. They're...

Cat 5 crits aren't about average speed. They're about taking a pack of wild ferrets and shoving them down your pants. Getting your average speed up won't help if you're dropped the second there's an...
06-15-21, 02:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,387
Posted By Yep

FWIW, I never pay attention to speed when I'm in...

FWIW, I never pay attention to speed when I'm in a race, and I don't look at it after the face either. You go the speed you go to hang in there. I think you'd be wasting time to focus on training at...
06-14-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 25,630
Posted By gsteinb

We posted at the same time, responding to the...

We posted at the same time, responding to the same post.

And USPS emerged from the old subaru-montgomery team.
06-14-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,387
Posted By topflightpro

"I'd have won if I hadn't DNF'd."

"I'd have won if I hadn't DNF'd."
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