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04-14-23, 09:46 AM
Replies: 186
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Posted By bblair

67 year-old, also a Lynskey rider. I have ordered...

67 year-old, also a Lynskey rider. I have ordered a set of carbon wheels with the following completely objective criteria:

I just wanted them.
They look cool.
Cheaper than a new bike! Or car....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,632
Posted By merlinextraligh

You can always put a tube in a tubeless tire. ...

You can always put a tube in a tubeless tire. It takes about 5 seconds longer to unscrew the valve stem than putting a new tube in a regular clincher. Admittedly the sealant makes it a bit messy,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,632
Posted By merlinextraligh

What you describe as sluggish, may not actually...

What you describe as sluggish, may not actually be slower.

For years people road tires that by todayís standards were way overinflated. A rock hard tire feels fast and responsive as it bounces...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,045
Posted By darrellc

Continental Gatorskins are bulletproof but I hate...

Continental Gatorskins are bulletproof but I hate riding them in winter here in the Pacific Northwest (I’m in Seattle)… they are the most slippery tire I’ve ridden on wet pavement. I pulled mine off...
12-03-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,795
Posted By pdlamb

If the bikes and shops are close to you, I'd try...

If the bikes and shops are close to you, I'd try test riding both and pick the one you like the best.

Talk with the shops; explain you want to do a longer test ride than many people do (5-10 miles...
11-20-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,133
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Ghost dismount

Iím 69 years old and have been dealing with age as we all must. I had a Biria low entry bike for about 6 years and loved that thing. But then one day the frame broke in half coming home from a ride,...
11-14-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,628
Posted By Jtmav

I will turn 70 on Tuesday. During the lockdown...

I will turn 70 on Tuesday. During the lockdown when all the gyms closed down I started riding a 15 year old hybrid steel, heavy bike. It helped me get a little more endurance and some confidence that...
11-13-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,628
Posted By Wildwood

Depends upon how one approaches the sport. ...

Depends upon how one approaches the sport.

Vintage and basic is fulfilling for many.
New technology fulfills others.
Some like both. We all like speed.
A social thing for many (clubs, e-sports)...
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