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Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-24, 12:30 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,376
Posted By Troul

try the sugar free, or use bees wax. you'll be...

try the sugar free, or use bees wax. you'll be buzzing along pests free!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-24, 08:38 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,376
Posted By prj71

The reason it fell out of favor is because it's...

The reason it fell out of favor is because it's wood.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-24, 09:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,281
Posted By PeteHski

I got the impression that most people still...

I got the impression that most people still preferred the look of full length seatstays, but maybe that is starting to change. I think both can look good in the overall design.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-24, 10:53 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,357
Posted By rsbob

Put two full large water bottles in the cages and...

Put two full large water bottles in the cages and all the weight issues will seem trivial.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-24, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,092
Posted By Mojo31

New Bike Day!

Did a thing this weekend, and went to the dark side. As I've gotten older, I've felt myself slowing down and having difficulty keeping up with my younger friends. Haven't ridden it yet other than a...
03-08-24, 09:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,351
Posted By Troul

compact, long battery life, usb-c passive...

compact, long battery life, usb-c passive charging & bright is what I'd settle for. I dont need all the functions of flashes, adjustable brightness, or hundreds of leds, just one maybe two leds will...
03-08-24, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,351
Posted By John Valuk

Fenix has their ALD-10 mount...

Fenix has their ALD-10 mount (https://fenix-store.com/products/fenix-ald-10-bike-light-holder-with-gopro-interface) that fits their headlights, and has a GoPro interface that could be used to put the...
03-08-24, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,351
Posted By Iride01

It's not the amount of Lumens you want, but...

It's not the amount of Lumens you want, but Garmin makes the Varia™ UT800 Smart Headlight (https://www.garmin.com/en-US/p/550821#specs)

When my son is behind me with it on the 800 lumen flash, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-24, 02:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,345
Posted By Eric F

If I was doing it, I would remove one bead, dump...

If I was doing it, I would remove one bead, dump out the Stan's, wipe out the inside of the tire, and re-install the tire with Orange. I have heard that some sealants don't play well together. Even...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-24, 04:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By chaadster

A 1x could never pass as “do it all” by my...

A 1x could never pass as “do it all” by my reckoning, but it could be “general purpose” depending on how and where and by who it’s ridden. I have a trio of 1x bikes, and they’re not even close to do...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-23, 04:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 44,793
Posted By datlas

Double Zombie Thread Alert!

Double Zombie Thread Alert!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-23, 08:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,823
Posted By Koyote

Incorrect. I hide in the draft, and (at 60...

Incorrect.

I hide in the draft, and (at 60 yrs old) I don't feel bad about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-23, 12:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,823
Posted By mcours2006

I'm approaching my mid-50s and riding with guys...

I'm approaching my mid-50s and riding with guys in their 20s, 30s, and 40s, and there's nowhere to hide when you're the oldest guy in the group.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-23, 07:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,729
Posted By eduskator

By whom? Flat earthers? :)

By whom? Flat earthers? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-23, 07:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,823
Posted By urbanknight

It's ok to get slower when you get older

Your max heart rate goes down, you gain weight, you develop health problems, your joints wear, you recover more slowly... it's ok. I'm not slow, I'm just enjoying the ride longer.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-23, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By Jughed

looks like something is going on with the...

looks like something is going on with the BB/bearing area as well.
10-01-23, 05:38 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,384
Posted By Joe F

At 66, most of my same age peers are inactive,...

At 66, most of my same age peers are inactive, overweight including abundant visceral fat, pre-diabetic, have high BP, high cholesterol etc etc... and take a variety of meds like statins, BP meds...
09-30-23, 10:03 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,384
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Totally. Yesterday, we took food over to a couple...

Totally. Yesterday, we took food over to a couple in their early 80s. Both are on walkers. He could hardly get up from a chair. Took him a long time to get on his feet and grab his walker. She can...
09-11-23, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,193
Posted By MoAlpha

Exercise-related cramping, while it may share...

Exercise-related cramping, while it may share mechanistic features with cramping from other causes, is regarded as a separate entity and is not known to have any associations with bad stuff.

I did...
09-11-23, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,193
Posted By PeteHski

My brain doesn’t allow me to put pickle juice in...

My brain doesn’t allow me to put pickle juice in my mouth.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-23, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,074
Posted By genejockey

I actually LIKE the white edges on my black Fizik...

I actually LIKE the white edges on my black Fizik Microtex tape, because it highlights how evenly overlapped each layer is. But hey, that's MY OCD.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-23, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,074
Posted By Tusk

No, you are. You can just take comfort that you...

No, you are. You can just take comfort that you are not the only one out there.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-23, 06:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,074
Posted By nomadmax

I have some OCD with the BEST of them. But I...

I have some OCD with the BEST of them. But I know when I've been beat ;) You win :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-23, 05:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,074
Posted By chaadster

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/dedacciai_gladiatore_1145cd45efd723d6fb4c7fe3779a96576fcc4ca9.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-23, 10:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,562
Posted By WhyFi

Solve the problem rather than look for a better...

Solve the problem rather than look for a better band-aid?

If you're looking to maximize padding, you probably have too much weight on your hands. If you have significant weight on your hands,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-23, 01:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,660
Posted By bampilot06

Father of a 7 month old and a 5 year old. My job...

Father of a 7 month old and a 5 year old. My job typically only allows me to be home 4 days a week. I still average about 200 miles per week.

During school months I wake up at 3 am and ride til...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-23, 10:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,107
Posted By mstateglfr

Bite the perforations and tear. Pull out food....

Bite the perforations and tear. Pull out food. Consume food and place packaging in pocket.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-23, 10:11 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,107
Posted By datlas

If you KNOW you will be eating a snack on the...

If you KNOW you will be eating a snack on the ride, pre-tear it a bit so you can easily finish opening with your teeth.

Plan B is open at a stop sign or other convenient stopped sitch.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-23, 09:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,639
Posted By tempocyclist

In most circumstances, yes. Plus they look hot. 😎

In most circumstances, yes. Plus they look hot. 😎
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-23, 04:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,844
Posted By Steve B.

Always cheaper to buy complete. New bar, cassette...

Always cheaper to buy complete. New bar, cassette and crank might be $200-$300 extra, maybe talk with the shop to negotiate swapping some parts.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-23, 03:55 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 14,061
Posted By Trey83

Well I will keep the thread updated with the...

Well I will keep the thread updated with the return process but I will not be purchasing another Endurace for the time being. I looked at 4 LBS’s today and came home with a Giant Defy Advanced 1. Not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-23, 09:20 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 14,061
Posted By Trey83

I just dropped the bike off with FedEx. Now I am...

I just dropped the bike off with FedEx. Now I am off to a few LBS to see if anything catches my eye.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-23, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 791
Posted By Eric F

Well...yeah. The guys at the pointy end don't...

Well...yeah. The guys at the pointy end don't see the bonehead moves happening behind them ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-23, 10:01 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 14,061
Posted By Polaris OBark

That's for returning something due to buyer's...

That's for returning something due to buyer's remorse or whatever. They sent you the wrong size. You shouldn't have to run their gauntlet or pay a penny for any of this.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-23, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,048
Posted By DaveSSS

No question, buy the Canyon with modern disc...

No question, buy the Canyon with modern disc brakes, tubeless tires and wireless 12 speed.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By eduskator

No difference at all between a 12sp chainring and...

No difference at all between a 12sp chainring and a 11sp chainring? Allow me to doubt this :)

Do your homework before misinforming people.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-23, 11:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,644
Posted By 79pmooney

+1 And - warm water doesn't quench your thirst...

+1 And - warm water doesn't quench your thirst so you have to drink more. I find a slug of cold water hits the spot too well and I don't drink enough if its really hot. But warm? I can down half...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-23, 10:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,644
Posted By mstateglfr

Learn to drink water that is 70 degrees. Side...

Learn to drink water that is 70 degrees. Side benefit- it hydrates faster, according to some old wives I spoke with once.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-23, 11:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,479
Posted By tyrion

because then I would start buying pneumatic tools...

because then I would start buying pneumatic tools and I end up with $500 worth of tools and I'd feel I have to use those tools and start new projects (which inevitably leads to even more tools) all...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-23, 07:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,479
Posted By Iride01

Before you try to inflate your newly installed...

Before you try to inflate your newly installed tire, do you pull the bead of the tire up onto the bead seat of the rim?

With a little effort and practice, just pinch the sidewall with your...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-23, 07:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By PeteHski

Hard to beat Canyon and Giant for value among the...

Hard to beat Canyon and Giant for value among the mainstream quality brands. If I was in the market for an aero race bike I would probably choose a Canyon Aeroad at mid-tier level. Component spec...
06-13-23, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 637
Posted By maddog34

chains can sometimes drop off the outside due to...

chains can sometimes drop off the outside due to mis-alignment of the front der. cage... if the cage is even the least bit mis-aligned to the chainrings, it can cause the derail when shifting....
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-23, 01:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,071
Posted By urbanknight

Silicone tape (aka plumber's repair tape). It has...

Silicone tape (aka plumber's repair tape). It has no adhesive (no sticky residue) and fuses to itself for a grip that stays put.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-23, 06:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,105
Posted By merlinextraligh

This is like talking about flats; don’t use the F...

This is like talking about flats; don’t use the F word. Likewise, don’t use the C word.

that said, I think the answer here depends on how you ride. Race Crits competitively and you’re going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-23, 06:02 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,150
Posted By yaw

Expensive is obviously relative: - What % of...

Expensive is obviously relative:
- What % of annual income is it?
- How many hours a year is it ridden?
- Is it further upgraded or complete at initial cost?
- How many years is it kept before...
06-05-23, 12:47 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,977
Posted By GENESTARWIND

Nothing fancy and I've been gone for uhh quite...

Nothing fancy and I've been gone for uhh quite awhile and haven't really ridden much. Going to jump back into it
https://i.ibb.co/QdS8qRw/PXL-20230603-150249590.jpg (https://ibb.co/nCd3VvJ)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-23, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,387
Posted By baj32161

Revelations....

Well, I am now 62 years of age. When I joined this forum I was 43 (I think)

I am not the same rider. My days of going out for 40 mile rides 3 or 4 days a week are behind me.

I have moved from...
06-03-23, 10:17 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,977
Posted By Kekec1965

Some great rides on here. This is my 1955 Claud...

Some great rides on here. This is my 1955 Claud Butler
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/1_9292d9292318ae3332f4fa0e6340b09be347b314.jpg
06-02-23, 09:03 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,977
Posted By geomiko

I know this isn't "2023 Post your friend's Single...

I know this isn't "2023 Post your friend's Single Speed and Fixed Gear", but I couldn't resist...

Went for a ride with a good buddy this weekend and he brought out one of my favorite builds. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-23, 05:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,455
Posted By CAT7RDR

Motors but not calling them mopeds.

Motors but not calling them mopeds.
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