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Posted By Bacciagalupe

What qualifies as "reasonably light?" It should...

What qualifies as "reasonably light?" It should be pretty easy to get a 22 lb aluminum bike, or a 20 lb CF bike.

How much are you willing to spend to shave a few pounds off the bike? Are you...
07-20-23, 12:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,319
Posted By Bacciagalupe

What the what? Wiggins had a TUE for asthma...

What the what? Wiggins had a TUE for asthma medications. That's not doping, that is literally following the rules. UCI wasn't directly involved in the package investigation (that was the UK...
07-20-23, 12:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,661
Posted By Bacciagalupe

:notamused: Vingegaard has been smoking...

:notamused:


Vingegaard has been smoking almost everyone for weeks. Pogi has hid it well, but almost certainly wasn't in top form this year, plus he likely flushed 20 seconds down the drain with...
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Posted By Bacciagalupe

Uh, dude? She asked that question 13 years...

Uh, dude?

She asked that question 13 years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,629
Posted By Bacciagalupe

Training is your best bet. It will increase both...

Training is your best bet. It will increase both your physical and mental capacity, and it will take a long time to reach your maximum athletic ability (if you ever get there).

Drafting off of...
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Posted By Bacciagalupe

Flat roads, not racing, not sprinting? Clipless...

Flat roads, not racing, not sprinting? Clipless is optional.

A few pros and cons of clipless given your situation, starting with the pros:
They feel good
They lock your foot into a specific...
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Posted By Bacciagalupe

I'd add gravel bikes to your list. Many have...

I'd add gravel bikes to your list. Many have similar (if not identical) geometry to endurance bikes. They tend to have lots of mount points for racks, fenders and bottle cages. A few (like the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,932
Posted By Bacciagalupe

I don't see these as comparable. Helmets aren't...

I don't see these as comparable. Helmets aren't load-bearing items; are intentionally designed to be replaced; and aren't made with carbon fiber :D Helmets are consumables, forks are durables.

If...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,932
Posted By Bacciagalupe

Good grief, how did you even find this thread? Or...

Good grief, how did you even find this thread? Or do I not want to know? :D



I've... never heard anyone say that, and can't imagine a manufacturer saying that. Personally, I wouldn't drop 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,004
Posted By Bacciagalupe

With all due respect... Ugh :D Bike...

With all due respect... Ugh :D

Bike manufacturers are pretty good these days at tuning frames to their intended purpose. CF and aluminum in particular give designers a lot of latitude, but even...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,419
Posted By Bacciagalupe

As already noted, aero almost always provides...

As already noted, aero almost always provides more gains than reducing weight.

However, the gains that you'll get by using a new aero bike vs a new endurance, all-road or gravel bike (assuming...
09-22-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By Bacciagalupe

Bike Insights makes it a lot easier to visualize...

Bike Insights makes it a lot easier to visualize the difference.
https://bikeinsights.com/compare?geometries=60f5c2f4e0b60200252de3ea,60f5c2f5e0b60200252de3eb,

Basically, the Roubaix 54 and 56...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,841
Posted By Bacciagalupe

Y'know, this doesn't really make sense to me. ...

Y'know, this doesn't really make sense to me.

To make the Space Horse into a somewhat typical road bike, you'd have to swap out pretty much everything except the frame -- which, by the way, is one...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-12, 06:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,784
Posted By Bacciagalupe

A saddle that works well for you is more than...

A saddle that works well for you is more than worth the 4-5 ounces you'd save with a lighter saddle.
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