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01-19-23, 05:34 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,045
Posted By Sy Reene

Evian spelled backwards is Naive

Evian spelled backwards is Naive
01-18-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,758
Posted By Sy Reene

IMO, it's about balance.. you take the dark, you...

IMO, it's about balance.. you take the dark, you take the light, and what you got, the facts of life
...
01-15-23, 05:37 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,045
Posted By Sy Reene

But, but.. you'd get more exercise with a heavier...

But, but.. you'd get more exercise with a heavier and likely cheaper bike.

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-23, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By Sy Reene

Just a different way to spend the money.....

Just a different way to spend the money.. consider dropping the same money for an Ultegra Di2 groupset and some carbon wheels.
01-14-23, 05:57 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,045
Posted By Sy Reene

fify

fify
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-23, 05:55 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 35,429
Posted By Sy Reene

Can't help thinking ROCK 'EM SOCK 'EM

Can't help thinking ROCK 'EM SOCK 'EM
01-13-23, 03:49 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,687
Posted By Sy Reene

Here ya go.. and if you buy 3 you can get 1% off...

Here ya go.. and if you buy 3 you can get 1% off :-)

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-23, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 444
Posted By Sy Reene

I'd look at the Vittoria N.EXT as well -- it...

I'd look at the Vittoria N.EXT as well -- it seems pretty favorably reviewed for speed and grip.
01-09-23, 08:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,522
Posted By Sy Reene

Just make sure when you reach into your back...

Just make sure when you reach into your back pocket for a gel, check that you really grabbed the gel.
01-09-23, 08:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,000
Posted By Sy Reene

Has anyone ever made a cassette that has a spoke...

Has anyone ever made a cassette that has a spoke protector disc machined right onto the inside the largest cog of the cassette? Seems something like that could be the most elegant 'solution'
01-09-23, 08:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,522
Posted By Sy Reene

One could I suppose opt to just carry a packet if...

One could I suppose opt to just carry a packet if it's found to be needed. $1.25...
01-09-23, 06:38 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,547
Posted By Sy Reene

There was the 11s Athena silver group, which was...

There was the 11s Athena silver group, which was maybe the last of the classic looking Campy.
...
01-08-23, 04:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,522
Posted By Sy Reene

Much of the purpose-made chamois creams are water...

Much of the purpose-made chamois creams are water soluble to a large degree. Good luck with petroleum jelly and getting it out of your shorts afterwards.
01-08-23, 06:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,522
Posted By Sy Reene

Link assist. Noxzema works, though there is a...

Link assist. Noxzema works, though there is a scent of sorts to this stuff.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qtAw3_kspQ
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,220
Posted By Sy Reene

Wait, is the idea that you need to convert ridden...

Wait, is the idea that you need to convert ridden distance to rolls of bar tape?
12-31-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,258
Posted By Sy Reene

Yes, 40mm was offered for sure. Maybe also 45mm,...

Yes, 40mm was offered for sure. Maybe also 45mm, but not positive.
12-23-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,482
Posted By Sy Reene

Has anyone weighed a credit card?

Has anyone weighed a credit card?
12-16-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,931
Posted By Sy Reene

I'm no lawyer, but I thought it was only a...

I'm no lawyer, but I thought it was only a criminal offense if you knowingly purchased and took possession of goods you knew were stolen? Finding out afterwards I thought was basically ok?
12-15-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,087
Posted By Sy Reene

How about the traditional method of just looking...

How about the traditional method of just looking at recently completed purchases on Ebay? Is that still a thing? At least it tells you what something actually sold for, not the list price that only...
12-12-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By Sy Reene

with no wind chill (I assume), I'd probably just...

with no wind chill (I assume), I'd probably just be in some bib knickers, shortsleeve baselayer and longsleeve thermal jersey.
12-12-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,087
Posted By Sy Reene

I think that's a bit of the questionable side of...

I think that's a bit of the questionable side of BBB.. it purports to be a 'guide', but is in the business of buying and reselling, or signing up LBSs to use their trade-in services, and has an...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 524
Posted By Sy Reene

Protip.. use the pump first to bring tire to a...

Protip.. use the pump first to bring tire to a pressure that the CO2 can finish.. easier pumping at the beginning of inflation than at the end
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 524
Posted By Sy Reene

Ride with a group where someone else has a pump.....

Ride with a group where someone else has a pump.. that's the lightest option. After using a CO2 or two, you lose the weight when you leave them on the roadside. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 524
Posted By Sy Reene

I imagine if there was worry about freezing, then...

I imagine if there was worry about freezing, then methodology would be to put the valve at eg. about 2 o'clock position so the sealant is sitting down at 6 o'clock, and then fill by using shorter...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,076
Posted By Sy Reene

Looks at least near the bar ends that you...

Looks at least near the bar ends that you overlapped too much -- you should be only overlapping about 1/3 of the tape width -- in some areas it looks like you've overlapped about 2/3rds of tape width.
11-25-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 824
Posted By Sy Reene

Isn't it pretty straightforward and visible to...

Isn't it pretty straightforward and visible to see if there's a mismatch. Eg. the below being a standard lined-up teeth cassette:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,356
Posted By Sy Reene

I thought the cool kids were licking and sticking...

I thought the cool kids were licking and sticking their chews lined up along the top of the stem?
11-11-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,002
Posted By Sy Reene

I think before using 'stays white' bar tape, you...

I think before using 'stays white' bar tape, you need 'stays black' cycling gloves
11-06-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,046
Posted By Sy Reene

What's causing your flats? That is, what are you...

What's causing your flats? That is, what are you finding stuck in your tire when you fix each flat? Riding the shoulder is where all the junk is.. try and ride more often in the actual road. I'm...
11-05-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,974
Posted By Sy Reene

It's very aero though. :rolleyes:

It's very aero though. :rolleyes:
11-05-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By Sy Reene

No idea how important, but if concerned, you...

No idea how important, but if concerned, you could just take the chain off the chainrings in front
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,519
Posted By Sy Reene

Overseas perhaps, bounce around their website -...

Overseas perhaps, bounce around their website - maybe you'll find something
https://www.condorcycles.com/collections/sale-bikes
10-30-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,974
Posted By Sy Reene

This may or may not be true. I think that you're...

This may or may not be true. I think that you're assuming that a part bought elsewhere by a customer, was purchased from a non-authorized retailer of said part? I think you meant that the customer...
10-22-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,228
Posted By Sy Reene

Parking in driveways and driving on parkways

Parking in driveways and driving on parkways
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,622
Posted By Sy Reene

Then again, for all we know, with a real human...

Then again, for all we know, with a real human head, MIPS could be worse than non-MIPS (ie. slip planes on top of slip planes on top of slip planes on top of slip planes (MIPS, skullcap, hair, &...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By Sy Reene

Potentially also a downside to going a bit wider,...

Potentially also a downside to going a bit wider, will you have any hassles removing or installing wheel with tires inflated? Ie. would your brake's release open up enough to accommodate the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By Sy Reene

Take it just as a piece of info. Enve is a brand...

Take it just as a piece of info. Enve is a brand owned by Anta - a Chinese based conglomerate, evidently third largest sporting goods company in the world, only behind Nike and Adidas.
10-09-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 500
Posted By Sy Reene

You mentioned the left crankarm is in about the 9...

You mentioned the left crankarm is in about the 9 o'clock position. what position is the right arm in when you hear the tick? just kidding..

Try unclipping one foot at a time while pedaling just...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,058
Posted By Sy Reene

It's pretty straightforward and there are some...

It's pretty straightforward and there are some super-helpful posts with guidance on these forums. :innocent:

Tips and Guidance for Proper Group Ride Etiquette...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 04:55 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,074
Posted By Sy Reene

Correct, it sometimes happens ...

Correct, it sometimes happens

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09-10-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,357
Posted By Sy Reene

To be clear, yes you have to pay for each user. I...

To be clear, yes you have to pay for each user. I don't recommend going down the path of doing only 1 account and then futzing with your in-game weights for each rider. If you really don't care...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,074
Posted By Sy Reene

In other words, learning to use clipless is kinda...

In other words, learning to use clipless is kinda like learning how to ride a bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 831
Posted By Sy Reene

Just go thru the clearance/sale prices. Eg....

Just go thru the clearance/sale prices. Eg. https://www.sierra.com/mens-socks~d~150/pearl-izumi~b~16055,33335/
09-04-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,402
Posted By Sy Reene

Well sure, but I don't think most folks will go...

Well sure, but I don't think most folks will go looking for that info if the seller already told you it's wireless.


They do? That's begging for problems. Cable"less" I could see .. maybe...
09-04-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,019
Posted By Sy Reene

The full story isn't entirely clear, but this was...

The full story isn't entirely clear, but this was a Craigslist ad and post #10 makes me think this was an in-person purchase from the seller of an as-is item. I would still disclose something like...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By Sy Reene

I always liked the off-the-shelf options, but...

I always liked the off-the-shelf options, but still a bit of variety, at Condor:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 833
Posted By Sy Reene

Are you asking if a smaller wheel diameter (eg....

Are you asking if a smaller wheel diameter (eg. 650b) would work, so that in turn you can fit wider tires?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,638
Posted By Sy Reene

I googled, and it said you should raise your tire...

I googled, and it said you should raise your tire pressure.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,638
Posted By Sy Reene

Higher than what, and for who?

Higher than what, and for who?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By Sy Reene

Well I imagine I could slide the saddle further...

Well I imagine I could slide the saddle further back until the top of the clamp hits the curve and Stop line (while the bottom clamp would lose contact in that ~1cm length), which I think was the...
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