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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,724
Posted By sean.hwy

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,724
Posted By bampilot06

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,724
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,724
Posted By Imaginos

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 04:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,060
Posted By phrantic09

Except for those of us it works just fine for,...

Except for those of us it works just fine for, and haven’t had a flat in years.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 11:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,060
Posted By surak

I always put a bit of sealant around the valve...

I always put a bit of sealant around the valve inside the rim before pushing it through the hole.

You didn't mention which sealant you used. Use Orange Seal if you aren't. Nearly every issue I've...
07-23-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,898
Posted By tomato coupe

Even more importantly, always wave at the...

Even more importantly, always wave at the district attorney and local judges. That saved my bacon just last week; I was looking at some hard time for armed robbery, but the judge recognized me from...
07-23-22, 04:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,898
Posted By Chuck M

When I see cops, I toss my half empty bottle of...

When I see cops, I toss my half empty bottle of vodka into a dumpster.
07-17-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,273
Posted By shelbyfv

Prunes with the morning coffee, G to G!

Prunes with the morning coffee, G to G!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,724
Posted By NitroExpress

Evergreen Lake, near Bloomington, IL ...

Evergreen Lake, near Bloomington, IL
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07-16-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,273
Posted By 3alarmer

The iconic photo of Tullio Campagnolo is better than his Shimano counterpart.

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07-16-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,273
Posted By mackgoo

My name is Bruce and I'm a Campyholic. There are...

My name is Bruce and I'm a Campyholic. There are other component manufacturers out there? What would my thumbs do? Twiddle?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,724
Posted By njlonghorn

Ravine Lake, Far Hills, NJ ...

Ravine Lake, Far Hills, NJ


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,724
Posted By donm1967

Lake Michigan

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07-03-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,687
Posted By Russ Roth

Personally I think the direction you went is the...

Personally I think the direction you went is the worst when it comes to the edges rolling which will result in it looking worn faster. Since I'm cheap, I'd leave it and use it as an experiment to see...
06-27-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By deacon mark

I do not grease of do anything to stainless steel...

I do not grease of do anything to stainless steel die-drawn cables with shimano or jagwire housing. No need it only serves to gum things up in most cases down the road.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,139
Posted By DaveSSS

I'm 69. In July I'll have two years on sram...

I'm 69. In July I'll have two years on sram force axs. Once set up, it doesn't need occasional tweaks. So much easier to make shifts from the drops.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,139
Posted By vespasianus

This. I have been riding a bike with Di2 and it...

This. I have been riding a bike with Di2 and it is nice. But the shifting "difference" is not dramatic and honestly no different than a good mechanical system. The shifter "feel" is lighter but...
06-15-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 911
Posted By Rogerogeroge

I wouldn’t use this approach for mounting...

I wouldn’t use this approach for mounting handlebars, brake levers, crank arms or several other items.


That was three to four decades ago. With the growing use of carbon, torque specs are much...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,606
Posted By Mojo31

Is this thread about hookers and blow?

Is this thread about hookers and blow?
06-10-22, 03:03 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 5,866
Posted By PeteHski

In the equation for rotational kinetic energy the...

In the equation for rotational kinetic energy the wheel radius cancels itself out when the mass is at the wheel rim and the rotational velocity then becomes equal to the road speed. This is why...
06-09-22, 11:02 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 5,866
Posted By HTupolev

After you account for the fact that larger wheels...

After you account for the fact that larger wheels rotate slower at a given bicycle speed, rotational kinetic energy for a given bicycle speed is double for mass at the rim than the same mass on the...
06-08-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,978
Posted By tomato coupe

Of coarse. But, its not our roll to site every...

Of coarse. But, its not our roll to site every grammatical error, weather its intentional or knot.
06-08-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,978
Posted By tomato coupe

Can we just put a steak in the heart of this...

Can we just put a steak in the heart of this grammar controversy, and move on?
06-08-22, 12:28 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,978
Posted By Dave Mayer

I spent much of today riding a current $5k road...

I spent much of today riding a current $5k road bike with discs and 32mm tires (GP 5000s). The bike is a boat anchor; at over 18 pounds it weighs about 2 pounds more than a similarly spec'd and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,409
Posted By chaadster

Another example of why tubeless is awesome.

If I just said my ride yesterday was in a thunderstorm and that I got punctures in both tires, you wouldn’t think it was a great ride, but it was! The rain eased, and by the end of the ride, yielded...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,724
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 558,962
Posted By mgopack42

Mount Hamilton, from the east approach. Roads...

Mount Hamilton, from the east approach. Roads empty, but the 120 Inch dome lies ahead! This was a satisfying acheivment. now I need to tick off Diablo and Tamalplais this season. Bought the jersey...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 558,962
Posted By mschwett

a familiar road for most Bay Area road cyclists… ...

a familiar road for most Bay Area road cyclists…


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Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 558,962
Posted By Miles2go

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Kitt Peak - Two days ago
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 558,962
Posted By biker128pedal

Heading home from an easy ride. Recovering from...

Heading home from an easy ride. Recovering from bronchitis.

...
05-01-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By bboy314

Hard to say from visual inspection but those...

Hard to say from visual inspection but those smaller cogs look pretty worn to me. 2 years is a pretty long run on one chain if you ride a lot. Replacing the chain more regularly will help extend the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-22, 01:11 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 558,962
Posted By ooga-booga

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,724
Posted By ooga-booga

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,834
Posted By PeteHski

Your choice. I'm just telling you how it can...

Your choice. I'm just telling you how it can work with minimal effort. You actually need more "expertise" to change a tube than you do to use a Dynaplug. It's just that many riders are still...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,834
Posted By PeteHski

Sounds like you ride with guys who don't know how...

Sounds like you ride with guys who don't know how to plug a tubeless tyre efficiently. I can tell you it's a LOT quicker than changing a tube if you know what you are doing (and it's not even...
04-18-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,509
Posted By Kedosto

True story: This weekend while stuffing my...

True story:
This weekend while stuffing my hydro equipped bike into my vehicle, my helpful neighbor grabbed a handful of front brake with the wheel removed. When I got home, I grabbed a plastic...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 558,962
Posted By stewartt1982

I've lived in a number of countries and this post...

I've lived in a number of countries and this post does not encompass them all, but one constant is seems is taking photos of empty roads:

Canada, Winnipeg area:...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 558,962
Posted By Ogsarg

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John Smith Rd. San Benito County, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-22, 11:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,834
Posted By rsbob

5500 miles with one sidewall cut and one roofing...

5500 miles with one sidewall cut and one roofing nail in my tubeless. The sidewall required booting the inside of the tire and inserting a tube which took only slightly longer than on with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,834
Posted By WhyFi

A common experience for me. In fact, and...

A common experience for me. In fact, and strangely enough, it happens at about the same frequency as I used to get flats. Crazy, amiright?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,834
Posted By NoWhammies

Went for a 100k ride this weekend. When I...

Went for a 100k ride this weekend. When I arrived home I wiped down my bike, as I always do. Low and behold there was some dried Orange Seal on the rear stay of my bike. Looks like I rode over...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,834
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I went from one flat per month on average to one...

I went from one flat per month on average to one per year. Same kind and amount of riding. I don't miss flats.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,834
Posted By WhyFi

What about the times that he didn't flat, and you...

What about the times that he didn't flat, and you didn't notice, because it worked seamlessly? That's the problem with second-hand tubeless failure observation - by nature, you only note the failures...
04-08-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,566
Posted By cxwrench

Duct tape that stuff to your back.

Duct tape that stuff to your back.
04-04-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,316
Posted By Koyote

Another example of a failed educational system.

Another example of a failed educational system.
04-03-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,316
Posted By nel e nel

I guess that rules out the US then too.

I guess that rules out the US then too.
04-01-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By ColonelSanders

I would have gone with "Spek"

I would have gone with "Spek"
04-01-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By 70sSanO

I’m disappointed in the name. It should be...

I’m disappointed in the name.

It should be “Trekalized” in following with all the prior acquisitions.

John
03-27-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,387
Posted By ThermionicScott

Chain-L. For the smell if nothing else. :D

Chain-L. For the smell if nothing else. :D
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