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Posted By Morelock

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,611
Posted By Maelochs

What they Could do is pretty much irrelevant. The...

What they Could do is pretty much irrelevant. The Reality is what wins the race.

They Could attach the wheels with bubble gum and rubber bands. They Could use the same sort of skewers they use on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,611
Posted By Maelochs

Have you been watching the race? Have you not...

Have you been watching the race? Have you not seen the mechanics running up to the bikes with a wheel in one hand and a drill in the other? Have you not seen the mechanics doing bike swaps instead of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,611
Posted By Maelochs

First off, factories can build bikes below the...

First off, factories can build bikes below the limit easily, and do, because they'd rather add lead to the bottom bracket than have to explain to the other sponsors that the team didn't win a...
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By carleton

Yes, you should be wearing gloves on a cement...

Yes, you should be wearing gloves on a cement track (for reasons that should be obvious now). When you fall and slide, it's instincutal to put your hands out to help keep your head from hitting the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,795
Posted By PeteHski

Well I think the tube-only rims will be pretty...

Well I think the tube-only rims will be pretty short-lived. Reading between the lines, it appears that Roval inadvertently designed themselves into a corner with those particular rims. They are an...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,949
Posted By PeteHski

I doubt this is the root cause of your fatigue. I...

I doubt this is the root cause of your fatigue. I do no stretching and no rolling and don’t have any issues with mountainous 100 mile rides. Not saying those things wouldn’t help, but I think they...
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By Surfer77

It def is! Rock Hill, SC, if I did not say so….

It def is! Rock Hill, SC, if I did not say so….
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By TiHabanero

A toast to longer chain stays

Racing in the 80's chain stays were thought to be better when shorter. Shorter means stiffer, which means faster in acceleration, and crisper handling in crits. The stays on my race bike were 41cm....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,147
Posted By cb400bill

I thought F1 races were won or lost in the pit...

I thought F1 races were won or lost in the pit stops.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,724
Posted By tomato coupe

You don't have to solicit donations from others...

You don't have to solicit donations from others -- you can donate the money yourself and still do the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 02:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,724
Posted By tomato coupe

No, you're not a wet blanket. A wet blanket...

No, you're not a wet blanket. A wet blanket wouldn't have such a negative attitude.
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Posted By 1incpa

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My new Tiemeyer. I first saw it on the single speed/fixed gear forum, then it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Slowkevin

hah decided to get the Pro vibe aero 38s

hah decided to get the Pro vibe aero 38s
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,195
Posted By LarrySellerz

Yall can say what you will about me, but the ride...

Yall can say what you will about me, but the ride I normally roll with has taken me under their wing (frankly this ride is much faster than the one that kicked me out), I'm friendly with some senior...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,398
Posted By Andy Somnifac

Why are you so dead set on people doing it your...

Why are you so dead set on people doing it your way? Have you stopped to consider that some people may like babying their bike? When proper care is taken, no harm is going to come of that and how...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,398
Posted By KJ43

I see, it's not trying hard at all to counter...

I see, it's not trying hard at all to counter reasonable people saying that a reasonable activity is reasonable when done reasonably.

First, make sure to point out how weird, or not normal someone...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,398
Posted By KJ43

You sure are trying hard. "OCD is the driving...

You sure are trying hard. "OCD is the driving factor", "blow drying"? "trouble/hassle". Please, try harder to make the simple act off washing your bike to seem as onerous as possible. You could take...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,195
Posted By LarrySellerz

Huh, come to think of it I recently learned that...

Huh, come to think of it I recently learned that bike racing peaked in popularity in the USA at the turn of the century, and we had the first and only black world champion back then (or something...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,824
Posted By fishboat

Yikes. Ya..chemist here and...don't quit...

Yikes.

Ya..chemist here and...don't quit your day job. How you think things work..well..that ain't how it works. Go back and study some basic chemistry.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,398
Posted By Zaskar

I have used the Hybrid cxwrench method for 40+...

I have used the Hybrid cxwrench method for 40+ years. I wash my bikes.. a LOT. I don't use a pressure washer, but I do use a pre-pressure reducing valve garden hose that has enough pressure to reach...
06-18-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,232
Posted By Eric F

The flip side of that is that every racer needs...

The flip side of that is that every racer needs to learn how to sprint. Even if you're a climber, you'll probably have to beat someone to the line.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,143
Posted By HTupolev

What is "some hills"?

What is "some hills"?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,869
Posted By Bald Paul

Eventually, your "great ride" will meet with some...

Eventually, your "great ride" will meet with some person in their car who looks up from their phone long enough to see their light just turned green, then go back to texting. At that point, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,869
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

As has been said, you charge a fee and hire cops....

As has been said, you charge a fee and hire cops. That's not simple though. No real good answer really. My personal solution is to hang as far back as I can as those sorts of obstacles are approached...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,869
Posted By chaadster

When do you make the call? That's easy: when it...

When do you make the call? That's easy: when it needs to be made. How does one "make the call" is a different and more complicated matter, but personally, I make the call based on maintaining my...
06-14-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,232
Posted By caloso

Training advice I got years ago was that it...

Training advice I got years ago was that it doesn’t do you any good to have good 1 minute power if you’re not around at the end of the race.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,869
Posted By GhostRider62

We wonder why motorists hate us.

We wonder why motorists hate us.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,869
Posted By caloso

Seems reasonable. Regardless of the legality, it...

Seems reasonable. Regardless of the legality, it would have been unsafe to cross in that situation so good for the riders up front to call stopping. The guy who ran it was unsafe and the riders in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,869
Posted By MidTNBrad

I've always hated it when a group i'm in blows...

I've always hated it when a group i'm in blows through stop lights, runs 4 ways, or turns left across lanes where there's other traffic. That's what gives cyclist a bad name to the average Joe in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,869
Posted By James1964

This is why I avoid some group rides. Blowing...

This is why I avoid some group rides. Blowing through red lights is never a good idea.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Kimmo

It's not so much an ally rim with a carbon...

It's not so much an ally rim with a carbon fairing, like some lesser companies have put out, but a hybrid rim - the aluminium part wouldn't have enough strength to be a working rim without the carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By cxwrench

Send it back, looks like damage to me. And sounds...

Send it back, looks like damage to me. And sounds like it from your tap test.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Send it back.

Send it back.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By GhostRider62

I'd send it back. I did a 1218 km Grand...

I'd send it back.

I did a 1218 km Grand Randonnee with this weird, new creaking noise. I thought it was my BB. Afterwards, I discovered that half of the carbon left seat stay was crushed by the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By shelbyfv

I vote "send it back."

I vote "send it back."
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By KiwiDallas

New Bike Day (after 9 months of delay)

I'd ordered this Spec Roubaix Sport from my LBS back in early September 2020. It finally arrived at my LBS out of the blue. They have no idea why it appeared. Not my color, but I like this just as...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,554
Posted By asgelle

Today’s date is 2021.

Today’s date is 2021.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,554
Posted By RChung

You know what's precise? A wristwatch. You'll get...

You know what's precise? A wristwatch. You'll get very precise numbers over time, and it's a lot cheaper than a power meter.
05-21-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By furiousferret

You're overvaluing high end work imo. You should...

You're overvaluing high end work imo. You should probably at least for the next few weeks only have 2 days over zone 2; if those end up being group rides so be it and if you need more intensity that...
05-20-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By cmh

That's a lot of info in that post, so I'll just...

That's a lot of info in that post, so I'll just focus on 1 line: "Training Peaks tells me my current fitness is trending up at 43, fatigue is trending up at 93 and form is trending down at -65." ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,525
Posted By msu2001la

Why not just buy this bike and have it custom...

Why not just buy this bike and have it custom painted? It's probably cheaper than you think.

Buying a frameset and doing your own custom build would be fun, but given current availability of parts...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,538
Posted By babyboomer

My experience has been that posting to a forum...

My experience has been that posting to a forum attracts the usual cast of characters. Fortunately, most of them want to help. Then there are the others.

Obviously you didn't stumble into this...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,853
Posted By brawlo

It's not so much about what the US offers, but...

It's not so much about what the US offers, but what other countries have as restrictions. A LOT of countries, even if you can manage to fly to the US, will be putting returned travellers into...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,500
Posted By BillyD

:lol: That's typical forums for ya. I love...

:lol: That's typical forums for ya.

I love the guys who exclaim "This is not that interesting". Ok fine, you're not interested, you can leave without bothering to say anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,867
Posted By Doomrider74

I dont find speed on the flat translates to the...

I dont find speed on the flat translates to the hills at all. Climbing, particularly long, steep climbs, are a complete different beast, IMO, and need to be practiced. Its almost as much of a mental...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By WhyFi

Most of the "wide" cycling shoes aren't actually...

Most of the "wide" cycling shoes aren't actually wide - they're high volume (https://www.bikeradar.com/features/wide-shoes-why-you-need-them-and-which-brand-makes-the-best/). Try something that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By urbanknight

That sounds about like what I felt when I rode on...

That sounds about like what I felt when I rode on Sidis and it turned out my foot was kind of hanging over the edge of the sole (best way I can find to describe it). Wider shoes (and the Sidi Mega...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,384
Posted By sabele

High speed descending

this skill requires practice as well as proper bike handling, where you are on the bike, how you shift on the bike. Bombing down a hill Willy nilly can only result in a crash. You have to do some...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,819
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

They also work as a handy sign on your bike,...

They also work as a handy sign on your bike, blaring "I am a complete poseur".

If you feel the above comment is not judgemental in nature then my opinion of the usual level of discourse on this...
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