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Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 303
Posted By yarbrough462

If you hit your head hard enough to go...

If you hit your head hard enough to go unconscious, you should absolutely replace that helmet. I would replace it after a crash where my head hits the pavement regardless...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By zymphad

Some generalization but this is what I've seen so...

Some generalization but this is what I've seen so far.
It's likely you were put on what are called beta blockers. They are used primarily for people who have irregular HR or tendency for rapid HR...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By terrymorse

See this posting. Certain types of BP...

See this posting. Certain types of BP meds--especially beta blockers--have a significant impact on cardio output and endurance.

A sports cardiologist will know the types of BP meds to prescribe...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By UniGeezer

Top 10 steepest streets in San Francisco... On a unicycle!

This was the most difficult unicycling challenge I've ever attempted, and definitely a personal record for me. The climbs ranged from 31% to a seemingly impossible 41% grade! And to be honest, after...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,282
Posted By tomato coupe

I've never heard a marketing claim that wasn't...

I've never heard a marketing claim that wasn't 100% true, so you're probably good to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,847
Posted By Koyote

1) Yes. 2) Spin the wheel.

1) Yes.
2) Spin the wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By veganbikes

Cool story, I guess???

Cool story, I guess???
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,465
Posted By Eric F

Updates: Black wheel decals (might try dark...

Updates:
Black wheel decals (might try dark blue)
Pro Stealth Evo bar/stem
Trimmed steerer
LizardSkins tape (it took me a bit to embrace the black tape look)
Zefal bottle cages (most minimal...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,670
Posted By topflightpro

Carbon is fine. They make cars, airplanes...

Carbon is fine.

They make cars, airplanes and boats out of it too.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By caloso

Subscribing, because I'm interested to hear if...

Subscribing, because I'm interested to hear if such a thing exists anymore. The only reflective ones I know of are commuter tires like the Michelin Protek and Schwalbe Marathon. I have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,279
Posted By epnnf

Im glad it works for you, but I would never do...

Im glad it works for you, but I would never do that. I hope rim brakes, not disc? I use degreaser to clean my bike; wd40 is only last resort, to break something loose.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 479,735
Posted By cybirr

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Specialized Roubaix Expert
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 479,735
Posted By bobones

Winter/rain bike with Force AXS and self-built...

Winter/rain bike with Force AXS and self-built Open Pro USTs

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 479,735
Posted By AUPedla

Did somebody say black? ...

Did somebody say black?

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 479,735
Posted By Rides4Beer

2021 SuperSix Evo, absolutely loving this bike....

2021 SuperSix Evo, absolutely loving this bike. New wheels are on the way, I'll post an update when they get here.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 479,735
Posted By Doomrider74

O-o-o-o-o I can play now: ...

O-o-o-o-o I can play now:

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Specialized Tarmac SL6 Sport
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 376,921
Posted By Reflector Guy

Every time I see this thread it reminds me of a...

Every time I see this thread it reminds me of a certain Seinfeld episode.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,359
Posted By Koyote

This thread has real potential.

This thread has real potential.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,465
Posted By downtube42

I remember when I saw my first non-celeste...

I remember when I saw my first non-celeste Bianchi. It was white, IIRC. I felt it was an abomination, a shameful sell-out, a pollution of the brand. I've softened that stance with age, but I still...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,409
Posted By Kabuki12

N+1 . That is a perfect excuse for another bike....

N+1 . That is a perfect excuse for another bike. I am working on a bike right now and never in a hurry. I have plenty of bikes and wheels and parts . Always something to ride, unless the wind is...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,235
Posted By cxwrench

You don't need to change anything, just ride your...

You don't need to change anything, just ride your bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,066
Posted By datlas

This may sound contrarian but if you already have...

This may sound contrarian but if you already have setup with SPD shoes/pedals, you may not want to bother changing. The gains with a road system are minimal in most cases.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,555
Posted By topflightpro

Not only can aluminum get damaged just as easily,...

Not only can aluminum get damaged just as easily, it cannot be repaired. Dent and crack and aluminum frame, and it is scrap metal. (Yes, I have dented and cracked an aluminum frame.) Carbon repair...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,465
Posted By primov8

Thanks. I'm still getting used to the look of...

Thanks. I'm still getting used to the look of this seatpost because I'm biased towards the 3T Ionic and 3T Zero 25 I've had on the Storck and currently on the SBC all-road.


Thanks LAJ. I hate to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,179
Posted By rubiksoval

Needle. Thread.

Needle. Thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,655
Posted By RobbieTunes

That is just wrong. Those Cycliq's are amazing. ...

That is just wrong. Those Cycliq's are amazing.
Just a suggestion: dog is off leash and is a hazard.
Go back and ask that the dog be put down.
If owner doth protest, ask him to call law...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,655
Posted By rsbob

Holy cow! That would have scared me poopless. ...

Holy cow! That would have scared me poopless. You are a better man than me to hang in there with him rather than bail. You get the brass balls award.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,425
Posted By chainwhip

Is a Denali...

...about 30lbs. of nostalgia? j/k
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,655
Posted By WouterO

Scariest experiences on the bike: feeling the...

Scariest experiences on the bike: feeling the teeth of a wild dog in Russia in my calves while backpacking to Moscow, and perhaps miraculously avoiding a 60 km/h crash into a car just 400 metres away...
09-30-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,988
Posted By Rides4Beer

2021 Giant Revolt Advanced - GRX & it's lighter!

Picked up my 2021 Giant Revolt Advanced 2 last week, absolutely love it! Didn't have any doubts, since I loved my 2019 Revolt Advanced 2. lol

But there have def been some changes, first off, they...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By colnago62

The nice thing about racing masters is that...

The nice thing about racing masters is that everybody knows the consequences of crashing and nobody wants to do that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
Posted By Hikebikerun

Technically they only owe you for the actual cash...

Technically they only owe you for the actual cash value of the bike (meaning they can apply depreciation), not replacement cost. That being said, they are VERY lucky they do not have a massive...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
Posted By dennis336

I was rear-ended a few years ago with my bike on...

I was rear-ended a few years ago with my bike on a trunk rack. Brought it to my LBS and the mechanic said we needed to replace the front wheel and, to be safe, the fork. Provided an estimate of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 01:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
Posted By znomit

How does replacement work when the bike shops...

How does replacement work when the bike shops don't have anything comparable in stock? You want to wait till November?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
Posted By mbailey

Do your homework

You can achieve the best possible result by working your claim. Take good pictures of everything damaged. Prepare a list of each item damaged with as much specificity as possible. Then, for each...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
Posted By fujidon

I got rear-ended when my bike was on a rack. The...

I got rear-ended when my bike was on a rack. The bike was totaled. The insurance company (GEICO) gave me 90% of the price I paid. I was completely happy with that.

I didn't expect it, but as it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
Posted By Russ Roth

In my only two dealings with insurance companies...

In my only two dealings with insurance companies and bicycle related stuff I didn't have issues with depreciation. I think it in part has to do with no standards for what depreciation is for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
Posted By GlennR

They'll look as the price when sold and then...

They'll look as the price when sold and then delete depreciation. You'll only get a fraction of what you paid or what a replacement would cost.

Sux, but that reality.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,591
Posted By bampilot06

Call your friend that would help you bury a body,...

Call your friend that would help you bury a body, and never speak of it again.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By downtube42

I built up my Soma Fog Cutter with Gravelking...

I built up my Soma Fog Cutter with Gravelking 700x38s in Stan's Grail rims. They measure 40mm, after about a week. The ride feels luxuriously smooth on rough pavement. There are obviously many...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By wgscott

Panaracer manufactures the Rene Herse tires, so...

Panaracer manufactures the Rene Herse tires, so there is a reason for that similarity.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By noodle soup

G-One Speeds aren't technically a slick tire.

G-One Speeds aren't technically a slick tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By calv

Rene Herse Barlow Pass (38mm).

Rene Herse Barlow Pass (38mm).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,302
Posted By DrIsotope

For me personally, a big loud yes to singlespeed,...

For me personally, a big loud yes to singlespeed, and a resounding no to fixed. One of the absolute best parts of riding a bicycle is coasting.

I recently built up the first singlespeed bike I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,768
Posted By bbbean

A man has to know his limits.

A man has to know his limits.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 04:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,768
Posted By Jim from Boston

Waving[/QUOTE][/quote]Besides a nod, a “finger...

Waving[/QUOTE][/quote]Besides a nod, a “finger wave” is also casual and non-assertive, but acceptable.:rolleyes:[/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote][/quote][/color]
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,768
Posted By taco2ewsday

My new favorite Strava club :):lol: ...

My new favorite Strava club :):lol:
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,768
Posted By RiceAWay

As I grow older and have less energy to spare and...

As I grow older and have less energy to spare and my balance becomes more and more of a problem I generally just nod these days. Don't be put off.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,082
Posted By dr_max

some people are genetically gifted

some people are genetically gifted
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