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09-28-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By t2p

not familiar with the CT5 - but (given the low...

not familiar with the CT5 - but (given the low sole stiffness rating) would be a bit concerned if the sole would be sufficiently stiff ... ? ...
09-28-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By t2p

I wish my Lightspeed was a Tuscany or similar ...

I wish my Lightspeed was a Tuscany or similar

It's a mid-90's Obed FS ... unfortunately has not been ridden in decades
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6,790
Views: 84,979
Posted By t2p

you were both unlucky and lucky lol next...

you were both unlucky and lucky lol

next time you might look more for the unmarked police cars lol
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6,790
Views: 84,979
Posted By t2p

yikes our temps dropped from upper 70's /...

yikes

our temps dropped from upper 70's / low 80's to low 60's

last ride 62 degrees ... wore two light layers and it was actually pleasant

bonus: helmet straps were not soaked with sweat...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6,790
Views: 84,979
Posted By t2p

it's been a while - but back-in-the-day I used...

it's been a while - but back-in-the-day I used clear contact paper (?) ... shelf paper ? ... the stuff you can get at a hardware store / building supply store / kitchen gadgets etc place ...
09-28-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 325
Posted By t2p

It's been decades since I've used them - but I...

It's been decades since I've used them - but I have the PI 'lobster' gloves (somewhere) and I believe they worked fairly well ... as good or better than my other fairly good / best winter gloves
...
09-27-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,417
Posted By t2p

yes - I was following your posts on the recent...

yes - I was following your posts on the recent tour

appears just about every hiker / biker / etc that has visited that area has seen an eagle - except for myself and mrs t2p

ditto for other...
09-27-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 399
Posted By t2p

Maxxis DTH 2.15 or 2.3 Panaracer Pasela 1.75...

Maxxis DTH 2.15 or 2.3

Panaracer Pasela 1.75

not in the same category as a Compass or RH tire - but much less expensive and should be much more resistant to punctures
09-27-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 222
Posted By t2p

a number of CS7700 cassettes are currently listed...

a number of CS7700 cassettes are currently listed on eBay - including a few new

but don't know if they are the exact cassette you are looking for

a 9 spd Ultegra cassette should also work ......
09-27-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By t2p

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lightweight, fairly 'roomy', and sole has decent /...
09-27-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,417
Posted By t2p

ding ding ding - yes ! Allegheny River trail ...

ding ding ding - yes ! Allegheny River trail

we started at Emlenton and went through the Rockland Tunnel - and then continued north (maybe 5 miles - not far from the Kennerdell Tunnel) before we...
09-25-22, 08:33 PM
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Views: 718,417
Posted By t2p

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09-25-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 758
Posted By t2p

if you are accustomed to rigid bike shoes -...

if you are accustomed to rigid bike shoes - flexible running shoes could lead to problems

???
09-25-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,457
Posted By t2p

what stem is on the Fuji ?

what stem is on the Fuji ?
09-25-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By t2p

some just don't / won't tolerate negativity ...

some just don't / won't tolerate negativity

they will participate in a forum to enhance - if/when it becomes a negative they might shut it down
09-25-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,924
Posted By t2p

another option in addition to the moon saddle - ...

another option in addition to the moon saddle -

the uranus saddle

good for 1.76 billion miles
09-25-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,782
Posted By t2p

agree with advice to pass on a Cannondale with a...

agree with advice to pass on a Cannondale with a Headshok

for many reasons

however - given this - I've been casually interested in this design since I saw an early Action Tec fork (similar...
09-25-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By t2p

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one example of a great 1x hybrid build ... bike is...
09-25-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By t2p

is this for a 7300 FX ? not familiar with...

is this for a 7300 FX ?

not familiar with this bike - but familiar with similar bike (FX 7.3 with a triple) ...

if your current shifters / shifting is fine - I would be hesitant to change from...
09-25-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By t2p

agree - the terrain / type of riding you do is a...

agree - the terrain / type of riding you do is a key factor - as is the condition / level of fitness of the rider

a double with a 34 or 36t small ring might not be ideal for some riders with a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6,790
Views: 84,979
Posted By t2p

do they give wedding scholarships ?

do they give wedding scholarships ?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6,790
Views: 84,979
Posted By t2p

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still have pain ?

found another option...
09-20-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By t2p

Continental 700x40 Terra Speed and Terra Trail...

Continental 700x40 Terra Speed and Terra Trail are two good options

both roll fairly well - especially the Terra Speed - and they weigh under 500 gms ...

(our 700x40 Terra Speed weighed around...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 442
Posted By t2p

have you tried 32mm GP5000's ? my guess is...

have you tried 32mm GP5000's ?

my guess is the GP5000 is almost as puncture resistant as a GK slick ... and would not be surprised if GP5000 is same or more puncture resistant
09-20-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,149
Posted By t2p

the good news is a different cassette with larger...

the good news is a different cassette with larger cog should be great plus

SRAM offers the PG50 9 spd cassette in different sizes including 11-32 and 11-34 ... the 11-32 and 11-34 sizes might be...
09-19-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,417
Posted By t2p

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Replies: 21
Views: 417
Posted By t2p

the bike in this picture appears to have a...

the bike in this picture appears to have a Manitou (2 ?) fork that requires service

good chance new elastomers are needed ; the elastomers could have deteriorated ('melted')
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Replies: 21
Views: 417
Posted By t2p

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a frame built with Tange Prestige tubing will...
09-19-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,149
Posted By t2p

is bike fit / seat height proper ? what...

is bike fit / seat height proper ?

what gearing does your bike have ? chainrings and cassette ?

the average 5-5 @ 200lbs plus person will not be a gazelle up the hills - so good chance you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6,790
Views: 84,979
Posted By t2p

what a wonderful world - louis armstrong ...

what a wonderful world - louis armstrong

sea of love - honeydrippers

we're a happy family - ramones lol
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6,790
Views: 84,979
Posted By t2p

good info on the American Classic seatpost - had...

good info on the American Classic seatpost - had / have them on a few bikes

have not seen one fail - but will now be aware of the potential issue

more recently have been using Thomson posts
09-18-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 969
Posted By t2p

I don't find this to be a case or at the least an...

I don't find this to be a case or at the least an issue - but my experience is dated and limited to 26" off road

but my youngest kid that does have a 29r off road bike prefers 26" - possibly due...
09-18-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 969
Posted By t2p

Panaracer Pasela 26x1.5 and 1.75 Maxxis DTH...

Panaracer Pasela 26x1.5 and 1.75

Maxxis DTH 26x2.15 and 2.3

Billy Bonkers 26x2.1

there are more options - I just listed the above tires I've recently purchased / used
09-18-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,881
Posted By t2p

related notes unless the mask is high...

related notes

unless the mask is high quality (N95 or similar variation) and is fit correctly (no gaps) - the mask is barely providing any protection

Denmark is one country that is now banning...
09-18-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 245
Posted By t2p

agree with replies above that suggest this might...

agree with replies above that suggest this might be other or more than a frame / frame stiffness issue

but for stiff frames for big / strong riders - back in the day there was one popular choice...
09-17-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By t2p

wow that's a lot of triples little surprised...

wow that's a lot of triples

little surprised - especially with availability of 10 cogs / 11t small cog and compact cranksets

50/34 crank and 11-28 cassette ... ? ... 11-30 .. ? ... 11-32 ... ?...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6,790
Views: 84,979
Posted By t2p

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09-17-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,462
Posted By t2p

agree - vintage BMX has been strong and continues...

agree - vintage BMX has been strong and continues to be strong
09-17-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,417
Posted By t2p

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one of our fav routes in rural Butler county...
09-17-22, 10:56 AM
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6,790
Views: 84,979
Posted By t2p

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steel forks still in play - especially vintage...
09-16-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 380
Posted By t2p

the 'gravel bike' and similar appeals to me...

the 'gravel bike' and similar appeals to me because it's sorta/kinda like a road bike / cx / off-road combo ... road bike with relaxed geometry / position, lower gearing and wider tires

been...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6,790
Views: 84,979
Posted By t2p

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09-16-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 359
Posted By t2p

wow 9 pounds lighter

wow 9 pounds lighter
Replies: 14
Views: 397
Posted By t2p

sweet looking bike and well worth $200 the...

sweet looking bike and well worth $200

the frame - hand built Tange Prestige OS tubes with investment cast lugs - is worth $200 alone

the factory / OEM gearing might be ok for riding on flat...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6,790
Views: 84,979
Posted By t2p

I like ! what grips are you using ? ODI ?

I like !

what grips are you using ? ODI ?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 992
Posted By t2p

agree - 200 lb riding skinny clinchers @ 72 psi...

agree - 200 lb riding skinny clinchers @ 72 psi would be an invitation for snake bite punctures
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 992
Posted By t2p

black wall or white wall ?

black wall or white wall ?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By t2p

agree - and this can be amusing often these...

agree - and this can be amusing

often these statements might be referring to 7000 series aluminum (compared to a lesser grade) - but even these grades of better aluminum alloys won't find their...
09-14-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 809
Posted By t2p

@ 260 lbs + most any tire will be 'supple' ...

@ 260 lbs + most any tire will be 'supple'

and paper thin sidewalls would become a negative
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