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01-09-23, 02:46 PM
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Posted By amazinmets73

Tiagra is more than 99% of cyclists need, maybe...

Tiagra is more than 99% of cyclists need, maybe even higher.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,547
Posted By amazinmets73

Any titanium? So an $1,100 Motobecane titanium...

Any titanium? So an $1,100 Motobecane titanium frame is better than an $8,000 Colnago carbon?
11-03-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,616
Posted By amazinmets73

Thanks ☺️

Thanks ☺️
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By amazinmets73

Are you open to used frames? If so I strongly...

Are you open to used frames? If so I strongly recommend a Lemond 853 frame. They're ridiculously cheap considering the quality. I would pick one up, add a new fork and build it up.
10-27-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,344
Posted By amazinmets73

Never have and have no intention to. I'm just...

Never have and have no intention to. I'm just interested in racing bike performance.
10-26-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,344
Posted By amazinmets73

Hmm. Strange you think I have an agenda. I'd been...

Hmm. Strange you think I have an agenda. I'd been operating on the belief that carbon is superior to all metal frame materials as a race bike due to power transfer. I found a study that seemed to...
10-25-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,344
Posted By amazinmets73

Right, exactly the response I expected.

Right, exactly the response I expected.
10-25-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,344
Posted By amazinmets73

Can you provide any more scientifically credible...

Can you provide any more scientifically credible tests? Shouldn't be difficult if the topic has indeed been beaten to death.
10-25-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,344
Posted By amazinmets73

What's the deal with the unwarranted sarcasm? I'm...

What's the deal with the unwarranted sarcasm? I'm merely curious as to the performance of bike frame materials. If the subject doesn't interest you, no problem, just move on...
10-25-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,344
Posted By amazinmets73

If you have other carbon vs metal bike tests I'd...

If you have other carbon vs metal bike tests I'd love to see them!
10-25-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,344
Posted By amazinmets73

I've always wanted to see the results of, say an...

I've always wanted to see the results of, say an 18lbs steel racing bike with modern components and rim brakes matched against a 17lbs carbon aero bike with discs. Same for a 10 year old...
09-06-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,048
Posted By amazinmets73

Answering a question with a question is obviously...

Answering a question with a question is obviously evasive.
09-05-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,048
Posted By amazinmets73

I just had the following exchange with seller: ...

I just had the following exchange with seller:

"Was the crack due to the headset installation?"

"Yes. Like I indicated earlier and according to what the Lynskey manufacturer said the Chris...
09-05-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,048
Posted By amazinmets73

"Drill the crack, pipe clamp and sent it." ...

"Drill the crack, pipe clamp and sent it."

Just received this advice. It's what I'm going to do. I dont want to spend any money on repairs that may not even be effective. The bike will be ridden...
09-04-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,048
Posted By amazinmets73

Your argument is: "The bike is unsafe. You're...

Your argument is: "The bike is unsafe. You're risking your life riding it. Anyone who advises otherwise is giving unsafe advice"

However, when probed to expand on your argument and provide...
09-04-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,048
Posted By amazinmets73

Would you care to provide any evidence as to how...

Would you care to provide any evidence as to how the crack would lead to unrecoverable physical trauma?
09-04-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,048
Posted By amazinmets73

As previously stated, I purchased a titanium...

As previously stated, I purchased a titanium frame with a minor dent for dirt cheap 5 years ago. It's been lovely and is my favorite bike. Every member here who gave an opinion advised against...
09-03-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,048
Posted By amazinmets73

I agree it was dishonest. However, to be...

I agree it was dishonest. However, to be completely objective, I didn't pay anywhere near the value of an undamaged frame. The seller clearly priced the bike taking the damage into consideration....
08-09-22, 11:40 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,616
Posted By amazinmets73

UPS lost my Bikeflights shipment

On July 27th I shipped 2 bikes from Dublin, OH to Norwich, CT via bikeflights. I took the boxes to the UPS store and had both shipping labels printed in the store. One box was 28 pounds and the other...
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