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06-04-24, 02:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,740
Posted By rsbob

Have some black electrician’s tape? Just cover...

Have some black electrician’s tape? Just cover over the logos.

If you can’t do that, professional help may be in order. ;)
06-04-24, 06:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,740
Posted By BobbyG

To corrupt a common quote: "Ride like no one...

To corrupt a common quote:

"Ride like no one is watching,
Bike like you’ll never be hurt
Coast like no one is listening
Pedal like it’s heaven on earth."
06-03-24, 11:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,740
Posted By Maelochs

No, the mix-and-match wouldn't bother me. ...

No, the mix-and-match wouldn't bother me.

Most decals come off.

Most decals can be covered with paint or stickers.

Spend the money on a pair of "VegasJen Rules" stickers. Cover up that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-24, 04:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,848
Posted By terrymorse

It means you have begun down the slippery slope...

It means you have begun down the slippery slope of power based training.

There is no going back. Enjoy the ride.
05-21-24, 04:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,366
Posted By indyfabz

This is BF. Iím certain some newb will resurrect...

This is BF. Iím certain some newb will resurrect it. :D
05-16-24, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,203
Posted By terrymorse

Same for me. Not just rides I've done, but more...

Same for me. Not just rides I've done, but more significantly, rides I want to do.
05-12-24, 11:08 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,933
Posted By indyfabz

This story is proof that tubeless IS stupid. If...

This story is proof that tubeless IS stupid. If you had been riding Gatorskins with tubes, slime and Mr. Tuffy liners you would have outsprinted the field and won the race. Learn from your...
05-02-24, 01:58 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,759
Posted By seypat

I read somewhere that it's better to keep your...

I read somewhere that it's better to keep your bike identity a secret.
05-02-24, 12:11 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,759
Posted By bikingshearer

Old and slow. Tomorrow I will be older and...

Old and slow. Tomorrow I will be older and slower. I'm okay with that
05-02-24, 11:33 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,759
Posted By terrymorse

Climber. I say "climber" because I enjoy riding...

Climber. I say "climber" because I enjoy riding up hills, and it's the type of cycling that I am the least bad at.

Really bad at everything else (sprinting, flat time trialing, lead outs, etc.).
...
05-02-24, 11:28 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,759
Posted By Jughed

slow

slow
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-24, 10:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,949
Posted By tomato coupe

So, faster stuff is faster? Brilliant.

So, faster stuff is faster? Brilliant.
05-01-24, 04:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,553
Posted By indyfabz

Believe it it not, I actually still make cue...

Believe it it not, I actually still make cue sheets for my tours and affix them to my bars with a clip.

:50:
04-30-24, 06:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,553
Posted By firebird854

I plan on updating this tool to allow manual...

I plan on updating this tool to allow manual entries as well, as I like to mark water crossings, feed zones, and all other sorts of details.
04-30-24, 01:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,553
Posted By firebird854

I made a printable cue sheet generator for cycling climbs on your route/race!

Hi cyclists!

I just finished putting together a completely free tool that gives you the ability to import a GPX file of a route you’re planning on cycling, automatically extract all of the climbs,...
04-30-24, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 985
Posted By pdlamb

I think the onus is on O.P. to either tell us why...

I think the onus is on O.P. to either tell us why he wants a new gravel bike, or to pick one.

If this is to be a "check out gravel biking" and money is a potential issue, buy the cheaper bike. If...
04-29-24, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 985
Posted By t2p

if the REI bike has 4700 shifters (not 4720 / 25)...

if the REI bike has 4700 shifters (not 4720 / 25) and mechanical disc brakes - I would pass
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-24, 07:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,278
Posted By LAJ

It's your bike, do as you like.

It's your bike, do as you like.
04-26-24, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By work4bike

Go to Walmart and see all the overweight people...

Go to Walmart and see all the overweight people with canes/walkers/e-scooters and that's plenty of motivation for me.:D

Also, when I see other people my age (hitting the big Six-0 this year) and...
04-23-24, 03:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,543
Posted By RChung

I use power data to keep accurate and precise...

I use power data to keep accurate and precise track of my decline.
04-22-24, 07:48 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,748
Posted By shelbyfv

If these are legit bars the website might have...

If these are legit bars the website might have some instructions. If they are no name Ali/Chinese bar shaped objects, just drill some more holes, you can't make them any less safe.
04-19-24, 10:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,582
Posted By Aushiker

Just found this. GPLama has done some...

Just found this. GPLama has done some side-by-side testing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=BkwWANxa95w

Based on Shane's testing, the marketing claims of 240 metres are just that.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-24, 10:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,577
Posted By terrymorse

Roadside Tire Repair

After getting stuck with a damaged tire last year on Mt. Hamilton, 12 miles from my car (thank you, Good Samaritan, for picking me up), I determined to not get stuck in the same situation. Fool me...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-24, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 78,816
Posted By eduskator

I've been using Ultegra chains with no issues so...

I've been using Ultegra chains with no issues so far, but I do 300kms (185mi) rewax intervals however.

There are more components (the rollers if I am not mistaken) treated with Sil-Tec on DA...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-24, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 78,816
Posted By SpedFast

That is my current experience also since sticking...

That is my current experience also since sticking with name brand chains and waxing every 300 miles or less, depending on riding conditions.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-24, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 78,816
Posted By eduskator

Wax it at the right intervals and you should get...

Wax it at the right intervals and you should get anywhere between 6000mi to 9000mi from a single chain!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 09:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,923
Posted By Kontact

Everyone went to those low, boxy type of stays...

Everyone went to those low, boxy type of stays like the Merida or S-Works because of aerodynamics. The shape is good for air flow around the seat tube, and they are the lowest height that is UCI...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 78,816
Posted By jadmt

my last ultegra chain using rocknroll gold lasted...

my last ultegra chain using rocknroll gold lasted 1800 miles that was the chain that came on my bike. I just went over 3000 miles on my silca hot waxed ultegra chain purchased at rei. there is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 78,816
Posted By eduskator

Speaking of which, I rewaxed mine this weekend...

Speaking of which, I rewaxed mine this weekend and went for a ride yesterday. I had forgotten how quiet it was for the 1st 100kms. :love:
04-15-24, 08:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,403
Posted By mstateglfr

43mm actual measured width.

43mm actual measured width.
04-15-24, 12:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,846
Posted By RChung

Just redefine your Zone 2 so it's really wide,...

Just redefine your Zone 2 so it's really wide, spend almost all your time in Zone 2, and avoid talking specifics with the Zone Nazis.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-24, 09:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,879
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

My 2000 5200 has been my every-day bike (except...

My 2000 5200 has been my every-day bike (except for rain) since I bought it. It's still somewhat stock, having been able to replace tired drivetrain parts with new equivalents, though not the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 06:32 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,659
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm not surprised that destroying a rim seemed a...

I'm not surprised that destroying a rim seemed a smarter option to OP than replacing a tube.:roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 05:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,879
Posted By RB1-luvr

Thanks. That's the one. Mine had the Volkswagen...

Thanks. That's the one. Mine had the Volkswagen script on the chainstay just like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-24, 08:52 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,659
Posted By tomato coupe

Any cyclist with minimal riding skills should be...

Any cyclist with minimal riding skills should be able to eke out a century on a flat tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-24, 06:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,879
Posted By bampilot06

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_6479_6b3165e90a4e4b6e114197432e5854f8c5f868ff.jpeg


Built this from spare parts and a found frame. I actually really enjoyed...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-24, 08:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,879
Posted By wheelreason

Same as every other bike, exept you don't stomp...

Same as every other bike, exept you don't stomp on the pedals, you stamp on the pedals...

ps: My OCLV 5500 is post marked before Lance, and still ride it sometimes.
04-06-24, 10:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,928
Posted By Polaris OBark

This again.

This again.
04-06-24, 02:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,013
Posted By wheelreason

Yes, but so is pretty much everything...

Yes, but so is pretty much everything...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-24, 06:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,879
Posted By Ferguron

I owe this bike a debt of gratitude...it...

I owe this bike a debt of gratitude...it introduced me to the world of road cycling. It changed my life.

I believe it is a 2000. I don't ride it too much anymore but I bought all of the parts to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-24, 03:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,879
Posted By rr99

How many of you still ride their US Postal TREK? Display your TREK

Hi guys,

I'm a proud owner of 5200 TREK US Postal Service in size 58cm. Despite of the old geometry, still rides like a dream. I absolutely love it. What are your thoughts? Let see how many...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-24, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 78,816
Posted By SpedFast

As kids we used to fight over the wax that came...

As kids we used to fight over the wax that came off jars of jam. It was poor man's bubble gum :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-24, 01:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,461
Posted By MoAlpha

I want to get an ebike, but I am worried about...

I want to get an ebike, but I am worried about riding it on the interstate highway and having the battery die between exits.
03-28-24, 05:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,995
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Also noteworthy that Offbondage has removeable...

Also noteworthy that Offbondage has removeable valve cores. Ridenow and most of the other cheap TPU tubes do not have this feature.
03-24-24, 07:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,421
Posted By Chuck M

Again, the relationship between exercise and...

Again, the relationship between exercise and happy is real. That was a piss poor view to look at. Hopefully things are better.
03-24-24, 07:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,421
Posted By indyfabz

As Iíve explained more times than I really cared...

As Iíve explained more times than I really cared to, this time last year I was learning how to walk again after more than two months off my feet. When I was lifted from the bed via a Hoyer in January...
03-20-24, 04:17 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 23,677
Posted By Eric F

Maybe not, but we are getting ever closer to "I...

Maybe not, but we are getting ever closer to "I can't ride my bike today. It won't connect to the internet."
03-20-24, 01:02 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 23,677
Posted By squirtdad

Interesting People in general seem to...

Interesting


People in general seem to think that bike prices should not go up while everything else does

totally rough non scientific comparison
IIRC in 1982 I bought a Nishiki mid range...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-24, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 78,816
Posted By flangehead

Anecdote: 1500 miles on 10 speed KMC. My (bad)...

Anecdote: 1500 miles on 10 speed KMC. My (bad) practice is wax after rain or if I hear squeaking. Light drops on way home werenít enough to wet the chain but reminded me it had been a long time since...
03-13-24, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By himespau

Are you on their discord channel? I think that's...

Are you on their discord channel? I think that's the easiest way to find a team.
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