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Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 330
Posted By PeteHski

Sure, but you specifically asked about rollers...

Sure, but you specifically asked about rollers for use on Zwift. For Zwift to have any meaning (other than just watching an avatar randomly move on the screen) you need dynamic resistance. I did...
10-04-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,257
Posted By alcjphil

Not new to me. That first person was warning the...

Not new to me. That first person was warning the people behind her there was a bike approaching from the opposite direction and to make sure they didn't veer into your path. In the club I belong to...
09-16-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,167
Posted By Ed Wiser

I ride indoors a lot due to my wife’s health. I...

I ride indoors a lot due to my wife’s health. I got the Kickr bike after years of using all the other options thru the years. It’s by far the best way to go. You can set up gearing. I ride all the...
09-16-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,167
Posted By Barry2

Just my opinion. Smart Wheel-On Trainer...

Just my opinion.

Smart Wheel-On Trainer (light use)
Tend to wear out rear tires
More noise
Quick to load up the bike, and no gear adjustments


Smart Wheel-Off Trainer (regular use)
Rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,199
Posted By jackyharuhiko

https://youtu.be/2dLNGcCIacc Watch this. The...

https://youtu.be/2dLNGcCIacc
Watch this. The cleats are Wellgo RC7.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By spdntrxi

GCN+. says it's being added soon

GCN+. says it's being added soon
09-13-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By sarhog

This is the solution to your problem. I...

This is the solution to your problem. I installed one on a Salsa Cutthroat many, many miles ago and it exceeded expectations.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,273
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Does it matter as long as they fit your bike? You...

Does it matter as long as they fit your bike? You either like how they ride or you don't. Of course rim width changes tire width a little. The difference in ride quality between a 5000 and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 11,953
Posted By Hiro11

I've been immersion waxing the chains on several...

I've been immersion waxing the chains on several bikes for a while now. All of the following is opinion only. I'm using declarative sentences, but this is not because it's fact, just opinions based...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 11,953
Posted By phrantic09

I was a waxing skeptic before I tried it. Thought...

I was a waxing skeptic before I tried it. Thought it was “too much work,” but after doing so find it much easier than cleaning, re-lubing the chain 1-2x per week.

Each chain gets ~300 miles per...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 11,953
Posted By WhyFi

I can't really speak to plopping a factory...

I can't really speak to plopping a factory greased chain in to a new pot of wax - I've always taken the time to strip the chains per MSW's instructions.

I also really don't care to evangelize...
07-31-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,864
Posted By MinnMan

Nobody is ostracizing you, Iride01 . They are...

Nobody is ostracizing you, Iride01 . They are simply disagreeing with you, just as you are disagreeing with them.
You posts clearly reflect that you haven't paid much attention to the women's tour...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 961
Posted By indyfabz

Wasn’t it ol’ cubewheels who was known for giving...

Wasn’t it ol’ cubewheels who was known for giving dangerous advice? Things that make you go “Hmmmm?”
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,157
Posted By tomato coupe

No, no one has ever considered the effect of wind...

No, no one has ever considered the effect of wind on cyclists.
07-11-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,495
Posted By ThermionicScott

Did you have a nice nap, Mr Van Winkle?

Did you have a nice nap, Mr Van Winkle?
06-20-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By tessellahedron

I wear normal underwear and athletic shorts when...

I wear normal underwear and athletic shorts when I ride. Same inside and out. Being on the trainer is definitely different so maybe I need specific biking shorts for that. I tried some padded ones...
06-14-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,599
Posted By one4smoke

Hahaha... I just knew that would do it! 😜

Hahaha... I just knew that would do it! 😜
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By WhyFi

I'm just thinking that a lot of people went...

I'm just thinking that a lot of people went tubeless to get away from Gatorskins! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,825
Posted By Seattle Forrest

100+ years ago cyclists weren't sharing the roads...

100+ years ago cyclists weren't sharing the roads with drivers texting each other.
05-05-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,737
Posted By AlgarveCycling

Cobbled pave in Europe's cycling mecca's are...

Cobbled pave in Europe's cycling mecca's are entwined in the history and romance of road racing there. It is part of cycling culture for anyone who has ridden in France, Belgium etc. I'll be tackling...
05-05-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,837
Posted By seypat

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2019/06/competitor-sof...

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2019/06/competitor-software-instability.html
04-25-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,681
Posted By jazzyrider

Reviving this thread as I'm too lazy to start a...

Reviving this thread as I'm too lazy to start a new one. Looking at the DOT Flickr album, I imagine the snow clearing date will roughly be mid to end of May unless we get some warming trend which can...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,958
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Knowing where the breaks in traffic behind me are...

Knowing where the breaks in traffic behind me are is really nice. Without having to look back as often.
03-19-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,484
Posted By GrainBrain

Matej mohoric

YEAH BUDDY THAT'S HOW YOU DO IT
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-22, 03:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,526
Posted By yaw

So I changed over from SPD to SPD-SL

Since it's not generally easy to just try each system out for a bit before buying, I thought I'd share my observations on the differences between the two systems for those on the fence or looking to...
02-18-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 6,383
Posted By Darth Lefty

I don’t get the same workout on a mountain bike...

I don’t get the same workout on a mountain bike or commuter bike or road bike because the rides are different. Same effort is a poor assumption. Lots more strength involved in mountain biking. Lots...
02-18-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,839
Posted By penquin

Just saw this today. It's the best breakdown I've...

Just saw this today. It's the best breakdown I've seen of who is carrying what in 2022 in the US. Tip of the hat to Cycling Tips....
02-09-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,418
Posted By chaadster

wrong thread. please delete

wrong thread. please delete
12-16-21, 02:51 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 7,353
Posted By Ironfish653

Not every old car was a 250 GTO or an E-type,...

Not every old car was a 250 GTO or an E-type, just like every old bike isn’t a Herse or Tommasini.

There’s nothing ‘crafted’ about an electroforged Schwinn, or a’65 Impala.

An old Ferrari, or...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 333,213
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I have a mismatched AR/WR set and they're...

I have a mismatched AR/WR set and they're identical 👌
55mm front and 65mm rear
12-07-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,940
Posted By WhyFi

How about you stop being cutesy, trying to make...

How about you stop being cutesy, trying to make it about something that it's not, and actually talk about what your issue is? At this point, it sounds to me like life happened, you fell out of shape...
10-23-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,548
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I recently bought a Gore bikewear ShakeDry...

I recently bought a Gore bikewear ShakeDry jacket. I brought it along on a few rides when it was forecast to rain, but it didn't rain. I gave credit to Gore for keeping me dry. e A couple days ago...
10-22-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,548
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Goretex Shakedry, absolutely amazing!

Goretex Shakedry, absolutely amazing!
10-13-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,195
Posted By Maelochs

That is the definition of vanity ---- thinking...

That is the definition of vanity ---- thinking that how your stuff looks is very important. Doesn't make it wrong, doesn't make you wrong .... but "vanity" as it is being used in this thread could...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,760
Posted By Koyote

Where are you looking? In my experience, most...

Where are you looking? In my experience, most (almost all) cycling sunglasses come with non-polarized lenses. Try looking at Oakley, which offers an enormous range of lenses.
10-11-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,164
Posted By Riveting

"Common on this forum" and "trivial" are not...

"Common on this forum" and "trivial" are not mutually exclusive.
10-06-21, 03:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,055
Posted By slcbob

Concur. BTW, commentators on GCN (can't...

Concur.

BTW, commentators on GCN (can't remember which ones) were talking about WVA having a bit of the opposite problem: tends to defend, needs to uncork it at some point.

MVDP rode the heck...
09-26-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,339
Posted By GrainBrain

Huge result for Neilson Powless! He looked...

Huge result for Neilson Powless! He looked incredible today!
09-20-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By slcbob

Steephill.tv is generally on point for your media...

Steephill.tv is generally on point for your media coverage options. It appears NBC Sports has live only. Fubo and Flo also in play.

2021 UCI Road World Championships Live Video, Results, Photos,...
09-17-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,463
Posted By ThermionicScott

Are there? As in, people who have said this to...

Are there? As in, people who have said this to you? Sounds more like one of your strawmen to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 10,982
Posted By MinnMan

I would never draft someone I don't know without...

I would never draft someone I don't know without letting them know that I'm on their wheel.

Generally speaking, if a single stranger passes me and I'm feeling like using them to pace, I'll follow...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,305
Posted By genejockey

Even if your bike is to be a dedicated trainer...

Even if your bike is to be a dedicated trainer bike, get a sweatguard and towels.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,401
Posted By genejockey

I remember my Brother In Law, who got his...

I remember my Brother In Law, who got his parents' old Dodge Dart, and loved the car, drove it for years, saying, "How come Detroit doesn't make that car anymore? If they did, I'd buy one!" Like...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 03:21 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,401
Posted By Badger6

Exciting stuff. But, until I can score a new...

Exciting stuff. But, until I can score a new groupset, I'm just going to sit over here and eat popcorn while the luddites bemoan that they don't want electronic shifting or disc brakes, and then tell...
08-29-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,581
Posted By livedarklions

That's op's point-- there's lots of ways to be...

That's op's point-- there's lots of ways to be committed to bicycling. If you look at that list a little closer, you'll see each thing on the list is contradicted by another thing on the list.
08-27-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,581
Posted By Bah Humbug

And here we see the crux of the problem.

And here we see the crux of the problem.
08-27-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,581
Posted By shelbyfv

Committed....

IIRC, we've had at least one member who posted while in a facility. Probably "drying out" as other posts were made under the influence, as they say. :beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,962
Posted By geepondy

Test rode a 54cm Roubaix Sport and a 56cm Roubaix...

Test rode a 54cm Roubaix Sport and a 56cm Roubaix today. I could get used to either size. Bike shop guy said from looking at me, neither looked out of place so depended on my preference. I decided...
08-24-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,643
Posted By GrainBrain

https://youtu.be/uTf5M5kU-8I 30 minutes into...

https://youtu.be/uTf5M5kU-8I
30 minutes into the LR rest day podcast there's a good interview with Jay Vine. I thought it was a very interesting perspective from someone who just turned pro, so he...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,644
Posted By Hiro11

"Wear what you want" results in: - flapping...

"Wear what you want" results in:
- flapping club-fit Boomer joke/Michelob/Cookie Monster/"1997 RAGBRAI" jerseys
- non-bib shorts with garish graphics on the side panels worn until they are...
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