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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,737
Posted By kingston

Thanks Big_John Looks like there are still some...

Thanks Big_John Looks like there are still some decent rim brake bikes out there. You guys can ignore my previous ranting. I'm going outside to yell at the clouds.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,662
Posted By Mojo31

Surprised you didn't yell, "Accelerate!"

Surprised you didn't yell, "Accelerate!"
09-23-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By Rhondito

Garmin Varia RTL515 light with radar. ...

Garmin Varia RTL515 light with radar.
Hands-down the best money I ever spent on a bike accessory.
09-23-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By oldwinger14

My setup is also a Garmin Edge 1030 Plus and a...

My setup is also a Garmin Edge 1030 Plus and a RTL 515 rear light/radar unit. Love the info the 1030 Plus provides and the safety/peace of mind the RTL 515 provides. They work great linked to each...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 11:34 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,737
Posted By Litespud

this is utter tripe. The first thing one learns...

this is utter tripe. The first thing one learns on a road bike is that the front brake does ~75% of the braking. Hard braking with the rear pretty much guarantees a rear wheel skid with subsequent...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,737
Posted By matt92037

this entire post tells me you dont ride a bike.

this entire post tells me you dont ride a bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,737
Posted By WhyFi

For some rotor bling, the Hope Road CL floating...

For some rotor bling, the Hope Road CL floating rotors are available in different colors and gorgeous... Well, as gorgeous as rotors can get. I'd like to try some out, but they're still difficult to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,737
Posted By Branko D

Except the perfidous British who relish in...

Except the perfidous British who relish in causing chaos in the peloton near you with their diabolical endo machines, that is!
09-22-21, 03:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By canklecat

Regarding a few questions and concerns about...

Regarding a few questions and concerns about latex tubes...

Installation
Silca, Vittoria and others claim latex tubes are more resistant to punctures. I can't disagree. I've had only one puncture...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,662
Posted By cxwrench

Yelling 'wheel' is stupid. I've NEVER heard...

Yelling 'wheel' is stupid. I've NEVER heard anyone do that. Not a single time. I guess if you know the person yelling 'accelerate' isn't quite as stupid but if you did that to me you'd get 'f**k off...
09-19-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By chaadster

I have a GoPro Hero4 Session: 1. It’s old;...

I have a GoPro Hero4 Session:

1. It’s old; bought on release, so maybe ‘15? Dunno.

2. above all, I like that it’s super tiny.

3. I dislike the short battery life primarily, but there are...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By Dave Mayer

I own a Pin. I would not buy any carbon...

I own a Pin. I would not buy any carbon Pinarello from even a retail outlet unless I could trace its heritage and handling right back to Trevisio. That is, bill of sale, retailer invoice back to...
09-17-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 882
Posted By ehcoplex

I think wax requires an 'investment'- it's not a...

I think wax requires an 'investment'- it's not a squirt it on and forget it until you need to squirt it on again routine*. If you want to wax you have to really, really thoroughly strip/clean your...
09-17-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 882
Posted By livedarklions

If you melt crayons, can you get designer colored...

If you melt crayons, can you get designer colored chains?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,662
Posted By ericcox

Of all my bike purchases in the last year, the...

Of all my bike purchases in the last year, the Varia is the one that I would immediately replace if it stopped functioning. While I occasionally get annoyed when it is beeping constantly in high...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,662
Posted By genejockey

I got one because it seemed like a good idea, but...

I got one because it seemed like a good idea, but after I got it I realized it was a FANTASTIC idea!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,662
Posted By genejockey

You should hear what I think of people who wear...

You should hear what I think of people who wear headphones when riding.......
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,662
Posted By genejockey

This is really offensive. Some of us ride to get...

This is really offensive. Some of us ride to get away from the obligation to interact with others, because for some of us interacting with others is work. If I were you, I'd delete this post and...
09-14-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,677
Posted By livedarklions

Depends where you ride. I seem to specialize in...

Depends where you ride. I seem to specialize in "no service available" routes.
09-11-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 536
Posted By gorillimo

Revised position this am. Shorter stem. Re-angled...

Revised position this am. Shorter stem. Re-angled the bars to get the ramps higher. Seat was all the way back. Lemond's have a slack seat angle, so I moved it to about the middle. The shorter cockpit...
09-09-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,023
Posted By GlennR

Welcome to Bike Forums. I hope this topic is...

Welcome to Bike Forums.

I hope this topic is not a sign of things to come.
09-09-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,691
Posted By genejockey

Only if you're losing interest, like people on BF...

Only if you're losing interest, like people on BF never seem to do no matter how long threads go on.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,574
Posted By jamesdak

Yep, like others have said. I usually don't but...

Yep, like others have said. I usually don't but I mainly buy vintage bikes. I do fully inspect it and all but mainly I'm concerned with making sure it can be adjusted for my specific fit and then...
09-08-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,488
Posted By GlennR

Sure... i only got 29,000 miles on my original...

Sure... i only got 29,000 miles on my original Red cassette before it needed to be replaced. I'm afraid that the chainrings and derailleurs might only last another 10,000 miles.

And do we need...
09-08-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,488
Posted By Koyote

Interesting question! Itís never been asked...

Interesting question! Itís never been asked around here before. Canít wait to see the responses.
09-06-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 536
Posted By Rdmonster69

Got My Metric Century

63 miles today .....longest ride of the year by 2 miles. Not bad for a 51 year old decapitated guy. The new Domane was pretty comfy but my legs got pretty tired. Good temps but the wind was whipping...
09-06-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 824
Posted By Darth Lefty

Is there going to be one that can play all those...

Is there going to be one that can play all those DVD-R's full of MP3's I downloaded with Napster?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 244,499
Posted By rogerm3d

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_6125_e398d92592f2e874db54313ca5af3e12adda4097.jpeg
09-05-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,018
Posted By downtube42

October 2019 I went JRA on my commuter, wearing...

October 2019 I went JRA on my commuter, wearing jeans, cotton tee, and sandals. Crashed and broke my neck.

OTOH, I've ridden a bajillion miles in lycra, never broke my neck.

Cotton may not...
09-05-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,018
Posted By livedarklions

I'm definitely in the non-lycra camp as far as my...

I'm definitely in the non-lycra camp as far as my habits go, but as far as this thread, I agree with you. I want nothing to do with the anti-kit wearing insults.

Saves a lot of aggravation if we...
09-05-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,018
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

BF never, and I mean never EVER, disappoints. ...

BF never, and I mean never EVER, disappoints. Who would buy/wear cycling-specific apparel whilst actually cycling? Who, on BF, actually rides? (Hint: it’s the same people.)

Who wears Homer...
09-03-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By nigsy

And just to finish the thread.... I've gone...

And just to finish the thread....

I've gone with the original 10 speed cassette and a spacer. All setup and working good.

Thanks all for your help.
09-02-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,926
Posted By billridesbikes

Become a randonneur and then you can question...

Become a randonneur and then you can question your need for sleep instead of speed.
08-31-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By veganbikes

Yawn...seriously, I don't care, I want just bike...

Yawn...seriously, I don't care, I want just bike parts and bikes to be available in mass quantity so we can get our customers who have been waiting months their bikes and I can stay employed at my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,642
Posted By mstateglfr

12sp cassettes fit on current 11sp hubs. good. ...

12sp cassettes fit on current 11sp hubs. good. new wheels/hubs arent needed.
08-31-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By mstateglfr

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/613x407/5lfrgt_cb776735b283c85f0207525200cbe6ee30e7773c.jpg

Ill gladly take the scraps left behind.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By Nachoman

Everything.

Everything.
08-30-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By msu2001la

I think you've been holding on to the roach clip...

I think you've been holding on to the roach clip too long.
08-30-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,554
Posted By AlanO

No such thing, you can master anything if you...

No such thing, you can master anything if you practice. I squat twice my body weight at 64 years old but Iíd probably lose my balance and fall over if I tried an air squat without the weight on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,208
Posted By hayden52

You must have selected the soft compound tire,...

You must have selected the soft compound tire, good for qualifying, but not good for race distance. You should select the hard compound tire for race distance.:)
08-26-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,799
Posted By Iride01

at least 5 minutes.

at least 5 minutes.
08-26-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,554
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

No thanks. This forum exists to assist and give...

No thanks. This forum exists to assist and give advice to folks who are interested in same, not to provide amusement for trolls. Note the title of this sub-forum. This whole thread has been a waste...
08-26-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,974
Posted By Reflector Guy

You're all doing it wrong. The hill is only 0.2...

You're all doing it wrong. The hill is only 0.2 miles...... Get going fast enough before the hill so you can coast UP the hill AND back down the other side.
08-25-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,974
Posted By phughes

After a steep hill climb, I get off the bike, do...

After a steep hill climb, I get off the bike, do 30 pushups, then 3 reps of 25 squats, then finish my five minute bike ride.
08-25-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 745
Posted By Barry2

None of those formulas work unless you ride...

None of those formulas work unless you ride longer than 5mins!

Barry
08-24-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,057
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There are a lot of formulas for estimating VO2max...

There are a lot of formulas for estimating VO2max from all sorts of different info. Using heart rate and measured power is supposed to be one of the better ways to estimate, but it needs high...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,863
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Then don't. Tires that are preferred by the...

Then don't. Tires that are preferred by the people who say uncharitable things about Gatorskins (I'm one of those people and I'll be happy to go off if you want some entertainment) are more prone to...
08-24-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,057
Posted By atwl77

While I don't know the formula they use, but I do...

While I don't know the formula they use, but I do know that it is related to heart rate and power. This is because if I'm doing an interval at at low cadence (i.e. lower heart rate), it'll give me a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,840
Posted By Eric F

It's a muscle memory movement pattern. Practice...

It's a muscle memory movement pattern. Practice unclipping until the movement is unconscious. With both feet.

Something I learned from my time as a musician that is applicable with a lot of...
08-24-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,554
Posted By tomato coupe

I like to get off the bike every 2 minutes and...

I like to get off the bike every 2 minutes and crank out 200-250 air squats and a couple dozen pushups.
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