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08-31-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By Rdmonster69

I have 40 miles of single teack so far and it is...

I have 40 miles of single teack so far and it is a really nice bike. I feel it amplifies my modest off road skills and allows me to clear more features and ride with more confidence. It has lots of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,840
Posted By Rdmonster69

My '21 Domane has Aeoulus Pro 3v. Lifetime...

My '21 Domane has Aeoulus Pro 3v. Lifetime warranty and they have a pretty good rep as far as I can tell. I had some old paired spoke Bontrager Race Lite's as well. Never had an issues with them.
...
08-23-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,529
Posted By Rdmonster69

For real ..... I was trying out my new expensive...

For real ..... I was trying out my new expensive enough to piss some people off mountain bike on Saturday. I saw a guy and his lady friend out on the trails (some are pretty gnarly and some not so...
08-19-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By Rdmonster69

Taking My New Bike Out Tomorrow

Supposed to be nice enough to get my new Trek out tomorrow. Coming from 15+ year old Giant hardtail this should be quite a change. The pic's don't do the paint scheme justice. I used the suspension...
08-12-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Rdmonster69

New Bike Day

Ordered mid February. Arrived Wednesday. Top Fuel 9.8 XT. The pics don't do it justice as the paint scheme really pops !!! Almost went with the carbon black but I'm glad I ordered this instead. Will...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,733
Posted By Rdmonster69

Well ..... I mostly ride a dead flat rail to...

Well ..... I mostly ride a dead flat rail to trail path but there are a few bridges. There is also alot of slowing for road crossing but honestly I am not much faster on the open road.

Fun fact...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Rdmonster69

I have the Dura Ace version which are very...

I have the Dura Ace version which are very similar. I don't think I would even notice the areas that you highlighted.
07-22-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,124
Posted By Rdmonster69

Given your screen name you would seem to be the...

Given your screen name you would seem to be the perfect person to comment.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,088
Posted By Rdmonster69

Alright ....ya got me .... LOL. I work on...

Alright ....ya got me .... LOL.

I work on alot of stuff (bikes, cars, motorcycles) .... I doubt that cross-threading a BB is going to be an issue for me (fingers crossed). I have no real prejudice...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,088
Posted By Rdmonster69

My old Litespeed was designed for a threaded BB...

My old Litespeed was designed for a threaded BB and I installed it with the anti-seize recommended by the manufacturer. Why do you hate other people so much that you laugh at their misfortune.
07-19-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,697
Posted By Rdmonster69

I have an older Yakima that fits on a hitch and...

I have an older Yakima that fits on a hitch and tilts. The shell would open no problem but the tailgate will not open flat although you could put a rag down and gently let it rest on the button that...
07-07-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,575
Posted By Rdmonster69

This thread is causing mental fatigue ....that's...

This thread is causing mental fatigue ....that's for sure.
07-06-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,575
Posted By Rdmonster69

I've been waiting for big gravel to chime in. My...

I've been waiting for big gravel to chime in. My wide tires have no knobbies and actually aren't even that wide. Who should I be mad at.
07-06-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,575
Posted By Rdmonster69

Actually comparing the type of equipment a 150...

Actually comparing the type of equipment a 150 pound professional cyclist uses and benefits from with what a 200+ pound weekend warrior who uses his bike to haul groceries will benefit from is kinda...
07-06-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,575
Posted By Rdmonster69

My bike with 32's is not a gravel bike, has drop...

My bike with 32's is not a gravel bike, has drop bars and is strictly made for the road. Also has a pretty narrow saddle and isn't an "upright fuddy duddy" by a long shot..

Have fun on your 23s. I...
07-06-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,575
Posted By Rdmonster69

LOL ....ruining the sport ?? ..... and just the...

LOL ....ruining the sport ?? ..... and just the dozens of thread on tire pressure on BF shows that many people actually do care. There is some pretty good data out there that says that for your...
06-28-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 932
Posted By Rdmonster69

A good therapy for PF is to lay a dish towel or...

A good therapy for PF is to lay a dish towel or something similar on the floor and then use your toes to scrunch it up under your foot. This is a great exercise for the foot and is very low impact....
06-27-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,403
Posted By Rdmonster69

It's painful being so awesome.

It's painful being so awesome.
06-20-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,175
Posted By Rdmonster69

I legit LOL'd on this comment. My thoughts on PSI...

I legit LOL'd on this comment. My thoughts on PSI ? Meh ....run what ya want if it suits you. The OP was asking about pumps that would get his tires pumped up to high pressure easily...not if people...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,847
Posted By Rdmonster69

I ordered a Trek Top Fuel which will have the...

I ordered a Trek Top Fuel which will have the same hard plastic internal liner as my Domane has. They are a bit of a pain to mess around with but they came pre installed and work just fine. They seal...
05-26-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,293
Posted By Rdmonster69

You're certainly entitled to your opinion,...

You're certainly entitled to your opinion, whether or not it is worth it is up to the person buying. Ti has many attributes in many applications that make it superior to steel, aluminum or carbon...
05-25-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,293
Posted By Rdmonster69

With a nod towards ride quality. Ti makes a...

With a nod towards ride quality. Ti makes a difference there IMHO.
05-11-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,028
Posted By Rdmonster69

I see what you did there : )

I see what you did there : )
04-29-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,268
Posted By Rdmonster69

I drive by there every day. Once stopped to get a...

I drive by there every day. Once stopped to get a dozen for work and forgot they only did cash. Went to a bank machine because those are the best donuts anywhere. Pharoa's donuts in St Louis were...
04-29-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,434
Posted By Rdmonster69

Meh .... live and learn. I wouldn't say dumbass...

Meh .... live and learn. I wouldn't say dumbass but a lesson learned.
04-29-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,510
Posted By Rdmonster69

Is she hot ... that is the real question here.

Is she hot ... that is the real question here.
04-25-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By Rdmonster69

I have a stiff neck all 4 seasons.

I have a stiff neck all 4 seasons.
04-19-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,960
Posted By Rdmonster69

I'm a young pup at 52 but share the sentiment. I...

I'm a young pup at 52 but share the sentiment. I carry a 185 average in my bowling league. Gonna bowl this summer for the first time. Keep racking up the miles .... I will too. Keeps my mind right.
04-18-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,656
Posted By Rdmonster69

A bit of gel super glue works great. I even have...

A bit of gel super glue works great. I even have had semi frayed ends that I was able to get back in shape by gluing and twisting with some rubber gloves on. All this because I didn't have the end...
04-07-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,404
Posted By Rdmonster69

I had a little three legged dog chase me once....

I had a little three legged dog chase me once. Didn't seem particularly intent on biting he just wanted to give chase. Little guy outran his pal that also chased .....fast little fella for sure. Also...
03-29-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4,740
Views: 734,479
Posted By Rdmonster69

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/9434ddb9_6d15_4a23_8f6a_dcb0e44f4e5c_ca3b76c6f2b5c637d6d9d8d89e38275e6678acc2.jpeg...
03-28-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By Rdmonster69

Lol , That's the hassock and its been...

Lol , That's the hassock and its been reupholstered many times. Our animals destroy it on the regular and my wife keeps recovering it.
03-26-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,987
Posted By Rdmonster69

I put a Selle Italia Boost Superflow Endurance on...

I put a Selle Italia Boost Superflow Endurance on a recent build and its awesome. Large cutout and more padding than the regular boost saddles they sell. It's a shorter nose saddle but for you that...
03-25-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,380
Posted By Rdmonster69

This old rider has 60 mm of spacers ... stem...

This old rider has 60 mm of spacers ... stem don't rise that much tho !!
03-24-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,771
Posted By Rdmonster69

Cool find and cool thread.

Cool find and cool thread.
03-23-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,716
Posted By Rdmonster69

To the OP. Search like crazy for something in...

To the OP. Search like crazy for something in your side. If your not sure head to a LBS to sit on a few and try them out. Otherwise you are looking for a 19 or larger in a mountain bike frame....
03-23-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,716
Posted By Rdmonster69

Dude, you're assuming that this guy spends an...

Dude, you're assuming that this guy spends an inordinate amount of money on coffee and food and telling him to sell his car to buy a bike when he is talking about casual cycling. You have not been...
03-22-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By Rdmonster69

Map My Ride from under armor. Basic free app. I...

Map My Ride from under armor. Basic free app. I only use it when I am riding on of my bikes bike that doesn't have a basic computer/speedo etc.
03-19-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By Rdmonster69

you have NO idea !!

you have NO idea !!
03-18-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,914
Posted By Rdmonster69

I wear earplugs for hours on end when I ride...

I wear earplugs for hours on end when I ride motorcycles. They actually help my hearing. They will not hurt your hearing unless you shove em in so far you hurt something
03-18-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By Rdmonster69

Cool Vintage German Bike

My friends girlfriend showed up with this nifty vintage german bike. A $100 craigslist find. I say its vintage because it has "made in West Germany" on the headtube. It has a front wheel dynamo that...
03-15-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,461
Posted By Rdmonster69

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/5bf765b6_bdd4_44e2_9055_236b9549ec93_1_100_o_805577aacbc133232637cd44ad55736dd3363876.jpeg

Another 30 miles today. You can see the...
03-15-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4,713
Views: 370,232
Posted By Rdmonster69

30 Miles yesterday, 30 mils today on my vintage...

30 Miles yesterday, 30 mils today on my vintage but new to me Litespeed.

...
03-15-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,334
Posted By Rdmonster69

I think it is 46.8 pound of cool. I don't even...

I think it is 46.8 pound of cool. I don't even know how much my fancy unobtainium/carbon fibery wonder bikes weigh but I might have to find out just for fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,206
Posted By Rdmonster69

Most difficult tire I have ever mounted. I did it...

Most difficult tire I have ever mounted. I did it without levers but had blood blisters on my hands. I brushed a little soap solution on the rim to et the last few inches mounted. I wouldn't mind...
03-09-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,658
Posted By Rdmonster69

I have two different bike stands. One that...

I have two different bike stands. One that supports the bike by the rear hub and one that supports the whole wheel from the bottom and the back. Both pretty common arrangements. Also both very stable...
03-09-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,461
Posted By Rdmonster69

I can't say it didn't cross my mind !! I had...

I can't say it didn't cross my mind !! I had issues with my neck before the accident from years od motorcycles, dirtbikes etc. My (many) CT scans and MRIs show degenerative disks in all but one...
03-09-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,461
Posted By Rdmonster69

My very first post on this site goes into some...

My very first post on this site goes into some pretty good details about it but here is the condensed version.

I was swerving to avoid a pothole at night on 12/6/2020. A dark country road with no...
03-07-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,461
Posted By Rdmonster69

The top tube from the center of the seat tube to...

The top tube from the center of the seat tube to the center if the head tube is 60 cm. (Same as the seat tube I guess as the bikes a 60 ?)I have a 90 mm stem and a short reach handlebar.I am just shy...
03-07-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,461
Posted By Rdmonster69

I appreciate the suggestion and the concern ! I...

I appreciate the suggestion and the concern ! I think I just need to get my body in riding shape to mitigate some of the issues. I will see if my Domane is easier on me pretty soon. As for my neck...
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