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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 935
Posted By GlennR

If you're gonna spend that kind of money at least...

If you're gonna spend that kind of money at least call it a "saddle".
09-19-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,500
Posted By GlennR

I have latex tubes so after 2 days they will drop...

I have latex tubes so after 2 days they will drop 5-10ps. I top them up everytime I ride.

Sine 99% of my rides are on Long Island, I only need a multi tool and able to fix a flat on my rides. In...
09-19-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 977
Posted By GlennR

Best accessory i've purchased. ...

Best accessory i've purchased.
https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/fenders.jpg
09-19-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4,127
Views: 628,447
Posted By GlennR

https://i.imgur.com/lmiMrAA.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/lmiMrAA.jpg
09-19-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 467
Posted By GlennR

Layers, peal them off when it gets warmer and put...

Layers, peal them off when it gets warmer and put them on when it get cooler.

https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/birthday_ride2.jpg
09-18-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 887
Posted By GlennR

You're about 17 months too late.

You're about 17 months too late.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By GlennR

Looks to be Sram Red 22 which is 2x11... not 3x10.

Looks to be Sram Red 22 which is 2x11... not 3x10.
Forum: Northeast
09-17-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 246,417
Posted By GlennR

FYI, Sunrise Cyclery has been sold and will be a...

FYI, Sunrise Cyclery has been sold and will be a Trek company store.

Frank and Cathy still own Sunrise Tri in West Babylon.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By GlennR

Why not ask them? ...

Why not ask them?

https://sellesanmarco.it/en/contatti/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,304
Posted By GlennR

I wasn't implying it's done on purpose. I...

I wasn't implying it's done on purpose.

I see people, some with headphones on, that don't hold a line and weave. So passing them is a matter of timing and I try to do it safely. But if they weave...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,304
Posted By GlennR

There are fan blades on the compressor. Just...

There are fan blades on the compressor. Just saying... ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,304
Posted By GlennR

I take safety seriously. Sure hope you keep a...

I take safety seriously. Sure hope you keep a straight line or you can get elbowed into the curb when being passed if you wonder
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By GlennR

Figure it will cost a bit over $1000 to fix. A...

Figure it will cost a bit over $1000 to fix. A new bike similar will.cost over $2500.
Can you afford a new bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,304
Posted By GlennR

I don't acknowledge them. I figure the headphone...

I don't acknowledge them. I figure the headphone are their way of saying is "leave me alone"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By GlennR

I recently replaced my Look pedals and installed...

I recently replaced my Look pedals and installed the new bimaterial cleats that came with them. They creaked and were VERY slippery. I replaced them with Look Keo Grip cleats and the creaking was...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,304
Posted By GlennR

Most people like that are wearing headphones. It...

Most people like that are wearing headphones. It tells the everyone "i want to be left alone". ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,304
Posted By GlennR

And they say New Yorkers are not friendly. ...

And they say New Yorkers are not friendly.

Yes, we all encounter slower riders. But you're faster then pass as soon as it's safe.

When i'm on a MUP and come up behind someone and it's not safe...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,304
Posted By GlennR

But the assumption is there is a set skill level....

But the assumption is there is a set skill level. On the bike you never know who's in front.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,304
Posted By GlennR

NASCAR style?

NASCAR style?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,304
Posted By GlennR

If you soft pedal then your freewheel doesn't...

If you soft pedal then your freewheel doesn't make any sound.

Yes.. i'm that creepy guy.

Is it any worse than watching those stupid Tic Toc videos where half the guys don't have any pants on....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,304
Posted By GlennR

To back off wave down which is usually indicates...

To back off wave down which is usually indicates you are slowing down. To pass, wave them forward.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,304
Posted By GlennR

Actually i ask if they mind if i hang on their...

Actually i ask if they mind if i hang on their wheel. With the condition of local roads I don't trust people I don't know not to lead me into a pothole.

There's still some aero benefit being...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 852
Posted By GlennR

I recently had clicking, it was the cleats.

I recently had clicking, it was the cleats.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,304
Posted By GlennR

I always ask and then still stay a few bike...

I always ask and then still stay a few bike lengths behind.

Except if its and e-bike, since my intention is to piss them off when they can't drop me. ;)
09-13-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,848
Posted By GlennR

Need vs want. It's a balance.

Need vs want.

It's a balance.
09-12-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By GlennR

Might ask here: ...

Might ask here:
https://www.bikeforums.net/forum-suggestions-user-assistance/
09-12-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4,127
Views: 628,447
Posted By GlennR

https://i.imgur.com/GaN4FK3.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/GaN4FK3.jpg
09-11-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By GlennR

When i bought my first carbon bike I got a...

When i bought my first carbon bike I got a professional fit. I quickly realized that my left cleat needs to be moved back a few mm and I felt much better. In the 5 years since i've replaced the 90mm...
09-11-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By GlennR

FYI: https://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/

FYI: https://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/
09-10-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,689
Posted By GlennR

Rudy Project Rydon glasses with clear photo...

Rudy Project Rydon glasses with clear photo chromatic lens and prescription insert.They change quickly and are great when on a long ride and don't get home till after dark.

My prescription...
09-10-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,789
Posted By GlennR

I rode it.

I rode it.
09-10-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,521
Posted By GlennR

40T chainring and 11-32 11 speed cassette.

40T chainring and 11-32 11 speed cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,544
Posted By GlennR

I bought my Trek Emonda SLR without riding one....

I bought my Trek Emonda SLR without riding one. None of the local shops had one.

BUT... I had a Trek Madone 4 and it had almost the same geometry as the Emonda.

6 years later and it's still a...
09-10-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,521
Posted By GlennR

I have Rival CX1 which is 1x, so YES.

I have Rival CX1 which is 1x, so YES.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,847
Posted By GlennR

I bet there some history between Specialized and...

I bet there some history between Specialized and the new owners.
09-09-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,016
Posted By GlennR

Welcome to Bike Forums. I hope this topic is...

Welcome to Bike Forums.

I hope this topic is not a sign of things to come.
09-09-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,618
Posted By GlennR

I must be missing something

I must be missing something
09-09-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 792
Posted By GlennR

Very true.

Very true.
09-08-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 904
Posted By GlennR

Last summer I was heading home and decided to...

Last summer I was heading home and decided to pass the last bathroom. About 5 miles from home I had to go... really bad. I knew I was 2 miles from the MUP int he preserve but it started to "crown". I...
09-08-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,192
Posted By GlennR

Here's one you can buy.. .for $8000 ...

Here's one you can buy.. .for $8000
https://s14761.pcdn.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2021/03/Porsche-eBike-Sport-DT-web-007.jpg
09-08-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,192
Posted By GlennR

Porsche, don't think you can get one for $40. ...

Porsche, don't think you can get one for $40.
https://i.imgur.com/4uLKcni.jpg
09-08-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,618
Posted By GlennR

OK... this is a bit over the top. The best...

OK... this is a bit over the top.

The best way to get the most out of your bike is to learn to maintain it yourself. Regular cleaning and maintenance will give you the best and most enjoyable...
09-08-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,192
Posted By GlennR

When i was a kid I pulled broken bikes out of the...

When i was a kid I pulled broken bikes out of the trash and mix-n-matched parts.. I rode the rap out of them.

I guess it was better than walking and I didn't care what others thought.
09-08-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,439
Posted By GlennR

Sure... i only got 29,000 miles on my original...

Sure... i only got 29,000 miles on my original Red cassette before it needed to be replaced. I'm afraid that the chainrings and derailleurs might only last another 10,000 miles.

And do we need...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 991
Posted By GlennR

You never know the road unless you just rode it. ...

You never know the road unless you just rode it.

There's a hill called "Fish Hatchery" here, it's about 1 mile long and you can easily hit 50+mph. normally I ride up and know the pavement was...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 991
Posted By GlennR

Once I made the left I had clear space and time...

Once I made the left I had clear space and time to figure it out.

Would up being something between the petal and carbon leaf spring that increased the tension. It was corrected by using a...
09-05-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,618
Posted By GlennR

FYI... as to less durability of top tier. I...

FYI... as to less durability of top tier.

I have Red eTap that was installed in 2016. It has almost 30,000 miles. Obviously i've replaced the chain and brake pads many times, but I just recently...
09-05-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,618
Posted By GlennR

I went from a 2011 Trek Madone 4.6 to a Emonda...

I went from a 2011 Trek Madone 4.6 to a Emonda SLR with Red eTap and Zipp 303 wheels. Really impossible to compare head to head.

I can say i've rented a Emonda SL6 with Ultegra mechanical while on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By GlennR

Should be 1815 grams for a set. People make...

Should be 1815 grams for a set.

People make mistakes all the time.
09-05-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,618
Posted By GlennR

When my son started at age 15 doing triathlons...

When my son started at age 15 doing triathlons and crits on his on a Specialized Allez with 105 ($700) and regularly finished ahead of others with much more expensive bikes. At 17 he saved up enough...
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