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Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-24, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By Hermes

I do not understand this post. Tubular tires are...

I do not understand this post. Tubular tires are glued onto tubular rims. A GP 5000 tire is a clincher tire that is secured to clincher rims. No, a GP 5000 tire or any clincher tire will not work...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-24, 08:55 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,152
Posted By Koyote

Some posters seem to be desperately searching for...

Some posters seem to be desperately searching for reasons to avoid tubeless, even though no one is trying to convince them to try it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-24, 07:21 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,152
Posted By PeteHski

Horror sealant shower stories usually originate...

Horror sealant shower stories usually originate from people who have never actually ridden tubeless tyres. They usually add it to the list of reasons why they would never consider going tubeless. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-24, 07:00 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,152
Posted By DirePenguin

My ‘22 Trek Domane SL5 came set up tubeless...

My ‘22 Trek Domane SL5 came set up tubeless (w/Bontrager R3 TLR tires) when I bought it. I was concerned as I’d never owned a tubeless bike, before. However, I’ve had no problems with it.

In over...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-24, 04:44 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,152
Posted By PeteHski

A mere rounding error in overall bike expenditure...

A mere rounding error in overall bike expenditure 😂
Iíve used 3 plugs in the last 4 years.
06-07-24, 09:06 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,436
Posted By rsbob

Up in the PNW there are legions of dedicated...

Up in the PNW there are legions of dedicated gravel riders. I follow many on Strava, and they do amazing rides - think 60 to 80 miles - on old logging roads and mild single track. Gravel races are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-24, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 877
Posted By merlinextraligh

Modern drivetrains are pretty robust. We’ll shift...

Modern drivetrains are pretty robust. We’ll shift climbing out of the saddle climbing on the tandem. We do try to let off the pressure for a split second as we do it.

If it can take 350lbs of...
06-05-24, 09:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,893
Posted By rsbob

Get the radar, and like the others have said, but...

Get the radar, and like the others have said, but mute the warning tone until you get out of the busy streets. I find it invaluable to tell me who many vehicles are behind and when it’s clear - then...
06-05-24, 09:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,436
Posted By rsbob

Interesting article and thanks for posting. I’m...

Interesting article and thanks for posting. I’m glad they had a great time and enjoyed themselves. However if they were serious competitors, rather than fun loving guys, their experience with those...
06-03-24, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Nice paint job. But I am not seeing either lower...

Nice paint job. But I am not seeing either lower or middle rack mounts on the fork, and the chain stay is a bit on the short side. This is a good MTB, but if you want to build a touring bike, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-24, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By chaadster

Point being, your experience, despite being said...

Point being, your experience, despite being said without qualification, are not generally true about TPU tubes, but rather were specific to the brand of tube, brand of patches, your patching prep,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-24, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By chaadster

I donít find either of those things to be true. ...

I donít find either of those things to be true. Self adhesive patches for TPU are best applied after using an alcohol wipe to clean the patch area, but thatís a lot easier/faster than scoring butyl...
06-02-24, 07:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,543
Posted By Kapusta

This is like taking a poll of whether people...

This is like taking a poll of whether people prefer electric cars or horse and buggies.
06-01-24, 11:57 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,585
Posted By Polaris OBark

Not in the rain. Please try to keep up.

Not in the rain.

Please try to keep up.
06-01-24, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By Koyote

The 1040 is functionally the same as OP's 540,...

The 1040 is functionally the same as OP's 540, but with larger battery and larger screen. Absolutely the finest cycle computer I've used, and the battery life is incredible even with the non-solar...
06-01-24, 04:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,189
Posted By Robvolz

I hate to sound like or admit that maybe...

I hate to sound like or admit that maybe sometimes, Iím a fashion victim.

my silca pump with the colnago emblem melted into the plasticÖ..looks superb.

but, if I actually got a flat, id reach...
06-01-24, 04:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,585
Posted By terrymorse

Stone tablets? Come on, there's no need for that...

Stone tablets? Come on, there's no need for that level of hyperbole.

Clay tablets work just fine.
06-01-24, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By Rick_D

Thank you so much. Works!

Thank you so much. Works!
06-01-24, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By Koyote

Dude, that is EXACTLY what you said: ...

Dude, that is EXACTLY what you said:



You have no idea what you are talking about.
06-01-24, 12:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,585
Posted By Koyote

If youíre not inscribing your ride data on stone...

If youíre not inscribing your ride data on stone tablets, youíre a loser.
06-01-24, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By Rick_D

Edge 820 to 840, first thoughts

Upgraded my Garmin Edge after years of mostly faithful service. Liked the 820 enough I got Edge mounts for my bikes and retired the various old wired and wireless computers, preferring to switch just...
06-01-24, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By Koyote

Categorically incorrect, as evidenced by Garmin's...

Categorically incorrect, as evidenced by Garmin's recent (weeks ago) complete overhaul of the Connect app. No problems with the data, either.



Also categorically incorrect, as is evident to...
06-01-24, 03:42 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,585
Posted By PeteHski

Itís all about your individual use case. Probably...

Itís all about your individual use case. Probably 99% of Garmin Edge users like me will also have a paired phone in their pocket. Then you get the best of both worlds without any compromise. The...
05-31-24, 05:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,038
Posted By Mtracer

I carry the same things on all road rides which...

I carry the same things on all road rides which are from 1 hour to 5 hours and can have me 35+ miles from home on a long out and back. I run tubeless, I occasionally have to insert a plug (Dynaplug)...
05-31-24, 04:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,038
Posted By Ssj

I always carry the same tire repair stuff...

I always carry the same tire repair stuff regardless of the ride. I keep it in a zip pouch that I put in my rear jersey pocket
- dynaplug racer pro
- TPU tube
- electric mini pump
- pedro's tire...
05-30-24, 10:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,543
Posted By veganbikes

I mean my electric shifting has generally been...

I mean my electric shifting has generally been set and forget same thing with hydraulic disc brakes. No cables to fray or get gummed up or replace. My Di2 system from 2015 still works today and aside...
05-30-24, 09:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,543
Posted By rsbob

Here we go again! :deadhorse2:

Here we go again! :deadhorse2:
Forum: Touring
05-29-24, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 740
Posted By indyfabz

Thatís what I was thinking. IME, even small...

Thatís what I was thinking. IME, even small villages in Spain had a bar or little market where you could get water, if not more, even on a Sunday.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-24, 05:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,595
Posted By Maelochs

Also, please let us recall that the person who...

Also, please let us recall that the person who initially championed the BigRock Sohea said He claimed it is a one-for-one copy but even a brief examination shows it is not even close. So right...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-24, 05:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,595
Posted By Maelochs

As i said above, I Ride a Pair of ChinaBombs. One...

As i said above, I Ride a Pair of ChinaBombs. One is a copy of a 202102-or-so Cervelo R5 and the other is loosely based on a 2015 Giant Defy.

The idea that there is Zero difference in these frames...
Forum: Touring
05-29-24, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 740
Posted By str

Dangerously dry Why? there are villages and...

Dangerously dry
Why? there are villages and cities all over the place.... 3x0,75mL bottles is enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-24, 10:19 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,595
Posted By Maelochs

Oi. Look, the Aethos is a strong frame which...

Oi.

Look, the Aethos is a strong frame which is unusually light.

The Chinese bike (which doesn't even look the same, but according to you performs exactly the same .... how does that work,...
05-28-24, 04:16 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,789
Posted By genejockey

Pish and tosh. It's part of the whole. Maybe...

Pish and tosh. It's part of the whole. Maybe there are some who only like to collect old bikes and not ride them, but most of us acquire them and keep them to ride them.
05-28-24, 02:44 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,789
Posted By Trakhak

I, too, consider the classic bikes that we...

I, too, consider the classic bikes that we usually talk about -- those marketed from around the late '60's to the late '80's or thereabouts -- beautiful, purposeful, and durable.

But I'm aware...
05-28-24, 11:46 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,789
Posted By genejockey

I'd describe it differently. I'd say there's no...

I'd describe it differently. I'd say there's no reason for anyone younger than Gen-X to feel any kind of affinity for old bikes. We Boomers admired these bikes when we were young and the bikes were...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-24, 11:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,815
Posted By terrymorse

No, it's great, you'll love it. Embrace the...

No, it's great, you'll love it. Embrace the obsession.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-24, 07:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,815
Posted By RChung

I advise people who get their first power meter...

I advise people who get their first power meter to just do their ordinary rides at their normal pace for a little while -- maybe 10 rides or so. Record the data in a little notebook, but don't change...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-24, 04:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,815
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-24, 04:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,815
Posted By PromptCritical

Those numbers mean you are in great shape!

Those numbers mean you are in great shape!
05-27-24, 03:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,585
Posted By PeteHski

I think that depends on your use case. Even if...

I think that depends on your use case. Even if my iPhone runtime could match my Garmin Edge I would still prefer the Garmin as a head unit.
05-27-24, 12:23 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,585
Posted By LastKaiser

GPS on older iPhones (in particular) is not very...

GPS on older iPhones (in particular) is not very accurate - it's single band and with a very low poling rate to save battery. A modern Garmin Edge will be using GNSS (so GPS, GLONASS and Galileo...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-24, 01:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 895
Posted By jaxgtr

I think this is more to do with tire\rim...

I think this is more to do with tire\rim combination then it being a tubeless tire and a tube. I have had zero issues installing or removing tubes with TLR tires. I had a tire sliced about 2 weeks...
05-26-24, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By smd4

You guys that think mechanical things that bear...

You guys that think mechanical things that bear nothing more than a passing resemblance to other things are "knockoffs" crack me up.

Like saying the Airbus a320 is a "knockoff" of a Boeing 737.
...
05-25-24, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 879
Posted By grumpus

Extra layers of rim tape?

Extra layers of rim tape?
05-25-24, 03:03 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,789
Posted By rjhammett

I have sold off about a dozen bikes in the last...

I have sold off about a dozen bikes in the last year. They were mostly pretty high end vintage steel bikes. The prices were not great by any measurement. I still plan on selling 3-4 more or the bikes...
05-25-24, 11:34 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,789
Posted By smd4

A perfect analogy. There are some high-end...

A perfect analogy.

There are some high-end collectible Lionel trains from the 1950s that still command high value, based predominately on condition. But I am able to buy less-perfect pieces today...
05-24-24, 03:37 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,789
Posted By cleverbeefalo

You agree with Chainwhipped? I'm confused.

You agree with Chainwhipped? I'm confused.
05-24-24, 03:29 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,789
Posted By Trakhak

Valid comment. And so is his.

Valid comment. And so is his.
05-23-24, 09:28 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,789
Posted By konakai

Ive collected old wood wheel racers and a few...

Ive collected old wood wheel racers and a few interesting 50s road bikes for years. A few i got great deals on, most i overpaid just because I wanted that particular bike. As im aging out i realize...
05-22-24, 11:26 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,789
Posted By Chombi1

The reality we are realizing is, the bikes we...

The reality we are realizing is, the bikes we thought were so rare are not really that rare, after all.
The so-called grail bikes like Colnagos, De Rosa's and Eddy Mercxx's are so cherished, but...
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