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Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 561
Posted By cyclezen

let me tell you my story. In 2017 I tore the...

let me tell you my story.
In 2017 I tore the right ACL and PCL off the bone while skiing (partial tear of the MCL). The resolution was 'replacement' of the ligaments.
Surgery went fine and I had to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 561
Posted By big john

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0252/9997/6243/f...

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0252/9997/6243/files/DSCF5601.jpg?v=1613689816

Maybe elevated stays?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 561
Posted By 79pmooney

Three questions: How important is cycling to you?...

Three questions: How important is cycling to you? Do you have to have a 16 pound bike or can you settle for a 20 pounder? How much is riding and your knees worth to you $$-wise?

If your answers...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,242
Posted By TakingMyTime

NBD - Canyon Endurace

Canyon Endurace CF SL 8 Di2 (what a mouthful) in Stealth Grey, size Medium

Only about 10 miles on it so I can't really speak to many of the features and ride quality other than it fits great and...
07-19-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By OldTryGuy

I began the ride at 10:31pm with conditions being...

I began the ride at 10:31pm with conditions being ---

Clear -- Temperature 83 ℉ -- Humidity 69% -- Feels like 89 ℉ -- Wind Speed 4.2 mi/h -- Wind Direction SE
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By Warbird21

I've been selling vintage briar tobacco pipes on...

I've been selling vintage briar tobacco pipes on Ebay for about a decade. Now, the payment structure and fees just don't make it worthwhile any more.
Facebook messenger for general items for me,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By timsch

That sux. I like it for buying

That sux. I like it for buying
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By GhostRider62

I've been on eBay for 22-23 years and it has gone...

I've been on eBay for 22-23 years and it has gone downhill for a small seller. It is a costly pain and I don't sell. I do buy. I have a lot of stuff to sell but the eBay hassle isn't worth it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By TakingMyTime

I haven't bought or sold anything on Ebay for at...

I haven't bought or sold anything on Ebay for at least 12 years and would only use it as a buyer if there was something I could not find anywhere else. Ebay has done nothing but get progressively...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By jad3675

I 'sold' a wheelset on eBay recently that I had...

I 'sold' a wheelset on eBay recently that I had marked as US shipping only. Of course, the winning bidder was not from the US. eBay makes you wait 5 days to cancel a non-payment auction, even when...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By WhyFi

I often see complaints about CL, but I've...

I often see complaints about CL, but I've generally had good experiences as a seller. I like that there are no fees. I like that sales are final and that I can wash my hands of them immediately (no,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By zacster

I finally got it all together today and it is...

I finally got it all together today and it is beautiful. I took it for a ride and it rides much better than my own bike. I just wish I were in better shape to really explode on it. I've been off...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 738
Posted By bobones

We don't really need another rim vs disc debate...

We don't really need another rim vs disc debate in this thread to derail the OP's question: it's all been said before and everyone is intransigent with their opinion. That being said, I am firmly in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 738
Posted By Dreww10

I have roughy 35,000 miles on a set of carbon...

I have roughy 35,000 miles on a set of carbon wheels of mine and the brake track doesn't even look used. This logic has been flawed for nearly as long as carbon wheels have been around.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By mstateglfr

Glue. Here is a press picture of factory...

Glue.
Here is a press picture of factory workers preparing the adhesive for bonding....
06-27-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,940
Posted By indyfabz

Two years ago the OP claimed to be riding 50...

Two years ago the OP claimed to be riding 50 miles/day.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 310,699
Posted By Wileyone

My 1998 Dekerf Prodigy made of Reynolds 853....

My 1998 Dekerf Prodigy made of Reynolds 853. These are still being made on special order.
They ate not cheap.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 789
Posted By rm -rf

Yes, ride this for at least until fall. Your idea...

Yes, ride this for at least until fall. Your idea of a good fit will likely evolve.
Meanwhile:

Use the drops effectively.
I like the bars high enough that the drops are a very comfortable...
06-26-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,813
Posted By Speedway2

I gifted my steel rigid mountain bike ('95 Marin...

I gifted my steel rigid mountain bike ('95 Marin Muirwoods) to my son thinking my modern aluminum bikes were all I needed.
Didn't take long before I missed the ride of steel. Picked up a steel...
06-26-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,813
Posted By wvridgerider

I have been on my Gunnar 8 years and it is a...

I have been on my Gunnar 8 years and it is a wonderful riding bike.
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06-25-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,578
Posted By ofajen

Iím trying out toe clips again after about five...

Iím trying out toe clips again after about five years of only riding platform pedals. Put some some old MTB pedals from DiamondBack, think MKS Esprit, on the road bike. I got some leather Zefal...
06-25-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,940
Posted By TakingMyTime

From my personal standpoint I'd be happy doing 40...

From my personal standpoint I'd be happy doing 40 miles 3 or 4 times a week.
06-23-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,813
Posted By big john

Looks like the frame is in great shape!

Looks like the frame is in great shape!
06-23-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,018
Posted By greatbasin

I didn't measure it. It's been measured by...

I didn't measure it. It's been measured by bridge authorities. With respect to the traffic noise, a quick search pulls up, "Golden Gate Bridge Traffic Noise -- you can't even talk to the person...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,419
Posted By CAT7RDR

Your question is big with info. Your question...

Your question is big with info.
Your question also depends what year your current components were manufactured.

"Entry Level" is also ambiguous. Entry level for racing? For recreation only?
For...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,745
Posted By Bob Ross

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,745
Posted By Fendertele

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06-18-22, 12:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,813
Posted By gorillimo

For riding comfort, and reliability, nothing...

For riding comfort, and reliability, nothing beets steel. Had carbon and aluminum. The closest to steel was my Lemond Tourmalet. Ally frame, carbon fork. A large part is frame geometr...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,745
Posted By markwesti

San Diego's Shelter Island , Ca. ...

San Diego's Shelter Island , Ca.
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,745
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-CMq4...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-CMq4cCg/0/3205b163/XL/_DSC2635-XL.jpg

Brent
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,745
Posted By tankist

Alamo, CA ...

Alamo, CA

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06-04-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,813
Posted By easyupbug

Any frame material, each with a different...

Any frame material, each with a different physical sensation, can be made as compliant or ridged as a builder wants. Now in my 70's I favor compliance more so than stillness. This favors Ti because...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,745
Posted By curbtender

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,745
Posted By bampilot06

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I didnít feel like stopping. Jamestown Island in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,745
Posted By NoWhammies

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03-23-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,193
Posted By whipnet

When I first got back into riding I thought it...

When I first got back into riding I thought it would be fun to ride with groups and like you I realized I couldn't keep up. I also didn't know at the time how unfriendly most road riders were.(lol)...
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