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Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-24, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 282
Posted By MoAlpha

My wife is married to a doctor and yes,...

My wife is married to a doctor and yes, dehydration and NSAIDs do not mix!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-24, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 486
Posted By Pantah

Losing 30 pounds is great, if you have the extra...

Losing 30 pounds is great, if you have the extra weight to lose. For some people, myself included, suggestions to lost weight are ridiculous at best. For me, my weight is exactly where it needs to be...
03-03-24, 09:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,658
Posted By mstateglfr

you must be new here. ...uh oh, I responded to...

you must be new here.
...uh oh, I responded to a post that wasn't directed at me. I hope this doesn't confuse you further.
03-03-24, 06:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,970
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Who is this everyone else you speak of. Outside...

Who is this everyone else you speak of. Outside of a few outspoken participants in this forum who live and breathe C&V the rest of the world has moved on.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-24, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 486
Posted By PeteHski

Yeah, the bike does seem rather porky for an...

Yeah, the bike does seem rather porky for an S-Works rim-brake setup. My Defy with discs and 105 is only 0.5 kg heavier and my Endurace SL with discs and Force AXS is under 8 kg.

First thing,...
03-02-24, 07:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,453
Posted By asgelle

You can't be serious. Either you have no...

You can't be serious.

Either you have no idea of how a gauge pressure sensor works or this is very bad performance art.
03-02-24, 09:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,453
Posted By KerryIrons

So we (and you?) should automatically assume that...

So we (and you?) should automatically assume that whatever you "normally use on [your] road bike" is correct and any other suggestion is wrong?
03-02-24, 09:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 772
Posted By tomato coupe

Any wheel builder can build a wheel set for you...

Any wheel builder can build a wheel set for you using silver spokes.
03-01-24, 07:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,453
Posted By PeteHski

It sounds like you lose pressure, but it is...

It sounds like you lose pressure, but it is usually just air releasing from the pump, not the tyre. You only lose pressure when you attach the pump, which obviously doesn’t matter.
03-01-24, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 219
Posted By Eric F

Really?? Riding with someone who did that would...

Really?? Riding with someone who did that would get irritating really quickly.
03-01-24, 01:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,970
Posted By tomato coupe

Do I remember when shiny groups were the norm?...

Do I remember when shiny groups were the norm? Yes.
Are shiny groups still the norm? No.
03-01-24, 12:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,970
Posted By tomato coupe

Crazy you.

Crazy you.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-24, 12:01 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,448
Posted By tomato coupe

Sounds like you need to find a different job.

Sounds like you need to find a different job.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-24, 04:30 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,448
Posted By phrantic09

I started using tubeless in earnest in 2019....

I started using tubeless in earnest in 2019. Since then, I have had 0 instances where my tire deflated to an un-rideable pressure. Many times, I do t even realize it happened until I get home and see...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-24, 03:22 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,448
Posted By PeteHski

I just think "weekend warrior" should be on the...

I just think "weekend warrior" should be on the Dave Mayer bingo card
02-29-24, 02:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,320
Posted By indyfabz

You must be new around here. :lol: I mean,...

You must be new around here. :lol:

I mean, OP aside, you are unaware of the member who formerly posted lies in the Touring forum and who, at one point, created a sock puppet girlfriend user?
02-29-24, 11:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,320
Posted By tomato coupe

You can't apply normal logic when discussing...

You can't apply normal logic when discussing Larry's bike issues.
02-29-24, 05:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,320
Posted By XxHaimBondxX

It barely rains once a year there, so you bought...

It barely rains once a year there, so you bought a brand new bike for that occasion with the funds you saved by ripping off food pantries?
02-28-24, 09:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 773
Posted By tomato coupe

If you're not going to wear a shirt, you should...

If you're not going to wear a shirt, you should write "I'm not dangerous" on your chest with lipstick. That will put women at ease when you approach them.
02-28-24, 08:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,320
Posted By indyfabz

You are correct: I am secure in my disbelief.

You are correct: I am secure in my disbelief.
02-28-24, 03:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,320
Posted By indyfabz

This bike plus my 220 pound body gets a brake...

This bike plus my 220 pound body gets a brake change once a year after usually 1,300 or more touring miles, often in hilly and/or mountainous terrain, plus lots of commuting miles where I’m often at...
02-28-24, 01:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,668
Posted By surak

Consider that the experts on Silca's Marginal...

Consider that the experts on Silca's Marginal Gains podcast estimated that modern equipment (clothing, helmet, bike) would have 15% less drag than 2014 Tour de France-winning Vincenzo Nibali's setup,...
02-28-24, 01:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,668
Posted By tomato coupe

Tell that to the guys on the front of the group...

Tell that to the guys on the front of the group riding lightweight bikes, while you sit in the back on your heavy bike. I think they'll express a different opinion.
02-28-24, 01:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,668
Posted By genejockey

To be fair, it has been a while since we had a...

To be fair, it has been a while since we had a "Does A Heavier Bike Give You A Better Workout?" thread, and it's nearly Spring.
02-28-24, 01:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,668
Posted By tomato coupe

Different sports, different scenarios. On a...

Different sports, different scenarios. On a bike, you work as hard as you want to, regardless of the weight of the bike; i.e. a 300 W interval is still a 300 W interval, no matter how much the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-24, 01:02 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,448
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Why ruin a good rant with facts?

Why ruin a good rant with facts?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-24, 09:46 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,448
Posted By PeteHski

You are missing the fact that these results are...

You are missing the fact that these results are only valid for 23 and 25c tyres.
02-27-24, 10:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 859
Posted By elcruxio

Funnily enough my only blowouts have been with a...

Funnily enough my only blowouts have been with a tube. And I am careful too making sure there were are pinches on the tube.

Never had a tubeless tire blow off the rim.

But these days I always...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-24, 01:45 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,448
Posted By tomato coupe

There's no angst anywhere around here -- just...

There's no angst anywhere around here -- just making an observation.


Your statements were shortened for brevity, but they were not out of context. You accused another poster of being arrogant,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-24, 12:22 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,448
Posted By tomato coupe

It could be both ...

It could be both ...
02-27-24, 09:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,261
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe the crossword puzzle is too hard for him.

Maybe the crossword puzzle is too hard for him.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-24, 07:57 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,448
Posted By mstateglfr

They are $1000-1200 new right now, based on a...

They are $1000-1200 new right now, based on a 30sec search.
What is the cost of hooked 303S wheels right now?...or what has Zipp claimed the cost would be of they existed?

Without that actual...
02-27-24, 04:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 910
Posted By PeteHski

This is not a real quandary, but if it helps you...

This is not a real quandary, but if it helps you to feel good about your rim brakes then that’s a positive.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-24, 11:49 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,448
Posted By tomato coupe

It works if the material you remove eliminates...

It works if the material you remove eliminates the features that are prone to damage.
02-26-24, 10:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,764
Posted By rsbob

I would fill your cup with a nice Italian red...

I would fill your cup with a nice Italian red wine and chalk it up to life experience - then take the pedal/s back to the lbs.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-24, 08:57 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,448
Posted By PeteHski

No idea, but it is insignificant enough not to...

No idea, but it is insignificant enough not to care. I would need a far more compelling reason to go hookless than a trivial weight or cost saving.
02-25-24, 08:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 916
Posted By Camilo

Check out these two videos. I'll bet all your...

Check out these two videos. I'll bet all your questions will be answered

https://youtu.be/O0YibMDWBAw?feature=shared

https://youtu.be/UkZxPIZ1ngY?feature=shared
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-24, 04:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 676
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Then there is a potential risk that, if the rim...

Then there is a potential risk that, if the rim bed is not perfectly sealed, you may end up pressuring the internal void of the wheel, which may result in a CF assplosion.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-24, 03:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,025
Posted By tomato coupe

Yes, it's dumb to buy a lower spec bike because...

Yes, it's dumb to buy a lower spec bike because of the color. But, it's a sign of intelligence and sound judgement to buy a higher spec bike because of the color.
02-25-24, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By DangerousDanR

Ouch! This is so true. I just got burned by a...

Ouch! This is so true. I just got burned by a discount airline headquartered in MSP. Cutting customer service may well be a calculated business decision. If things go well, you can attract customers...
02-25-24, 07:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,261
Posted By Steel Charlie

Absolutely ! ! For decades Bicycling! has been...

Absolutely ! ! For decades Bicycling! has been the fount of truth, justice, and the American Way ! ! !
02-24-24, 10:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 910
Posted By Polaris OBark

It seemed like a more appropriate place than my...

It seemed like a more appropriate place than my pancreas.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-24, 07:17 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,838
Posted By phrantic09

What about daily training dentists with gold...

What about daily training dentists with gold cards? Are they okay?
02-23-24, 10:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 910
Posted By Polaris OBark

I run metal/sintered brake pads on the left side,...

I run metal/sintered brake pads on the left side, and resin/organic pads on the right side. When the bicycle is rolling forward, the angular momentum vectors point toward the left side, so I find...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-24, 09:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,068
Posted By veganbikes

Technically it is the Phil Wood bike which the...

Technically it is the Phil Wood bike which the frame is from 1994 and the groupset is mid to late 80s Dura Ace 74xx but it was built more recently so not current tech but I bought it as a frame and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-24, 08:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,068
Posted By obrentharris

1957 Carlton: ...

1957 Carlton:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Mr6R4nD/0/ncrHnJwNVtxRH7ssk2DwtbKNt8fRn8KNhnzCJhcD/XL/IMG_2648-XL.jpg

Yes, I regularly ride it and a couple of others that are a...
02-23-24, 04:43 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,658
Posted By prj71

Holy crap. The bike components we have now are...

Holy crap. The bike components we have now are well engineered and crafted. They are just black instead of looking like shiny jewelry bits. Your statement couldn't be more off base.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-24, 02:18 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,838
Posted By tomato coupe

[/color] Two hits in one post!

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Two hits in one post!
02-23-24, 05:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,261
Posted By indyfabz

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/225x225/img_5841_6ad820f93506d19dc7c347b9aac95567bd43748f.png
02-23-24, 05:00 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,658
Posted By PeteHski

How did this anniversary group idea morph into a...

How did this anniversary group idea morph into a C&V remake? Were any of the previous anniversary groupsets vintage remakes? I got the impression they were the current generation of their time.
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