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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,736
Posted By phrantic09

I do most of my riding solo, so in an "event" I...

I do most of my riding solo, so in an "event" I like being in the group. I just pay attention to the people around me and ID the groups I want to be with vs those I don't. I found a good group that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,736
Posted By Sojodave

I've got an event 104 mile "ride" this Saturday...

I've got an event 104 mile "ride" this Saturday with 3800 feet of climbing at 94 degrees. Here is what I've found doing several of these types of rides.

1. Don't start out too fast by yourself. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,736
Posted By WhyFi

Say that after you've found yourself lazily...

Say that after you've found yourself lazily rolling along at 28mph in the draft; it can be a lot of fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 687
Posted By topflightpro

Poke the valve through the electrical tape and...

Poke the valve through the electrical tape and stick to the rim.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 231,406
Posted By urbanknight

Going over a box of stuff my parents gave me when...

Going over a box of stuff my parents gave me when they moved and came across this pic of the race bike I built in 1995.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By big john

You're a deviant who deviated.

You're a deviant who deviated.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 802
Posted By Papa Ado

KMC here. Our chains have been proven to be as...

KMC here. Our chains have been proven to be as good as or better than Sram chains so it's likely another culprit. Good advice above to check the cassette wear or other drivetrain adjustments.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,973
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

People use the rotating mass argument as a...

People use the rotating mass argument as a justification tool when trying to explain why they are riding multiple thousand dollar wheel sets while they are 20 or 30 lbs overweight.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,368
Posted By Trsnrtr

I've used CO2 for years and have never borrowed a...

I've used CO2 for years and have never borrowed a pump. I guess I must be CO2 proficient. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,605
Posted By Eric F

I have an 18lb 2003 bike and a 16lb 2018 bike. ...

I have an 18lb 2003 bike and a 16lb 2018 bike. There are a couple of climbing PRs done with the old bike in the past 6 months that I still haven't beaten with the newer bike. Motor and conditions...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,469
Posted By Greatestalltime

I recently had my first wipe out after 10 years...

I recently had my first wipe out after 10 years (if you donít count car hits that Iíd argue caused those crashes). I found out that Ice looks nearly identical to salted/brined dry pavement through...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 231,406
Posted By Eric F

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 231,406
Posted By Kimmo

I'm tipping he'll be able to give it to his son....

I'm tipping he'll be able to give it to his son. Pretty flash for a balance bike
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,997
Posted By str8jakett

55mph a few years back, but blowing a switchback...

55mph a few years back, but blowing a switchback and crashing last year put a stop to that, and now I descend like Ilnur Zakarin.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,320
Posted By Ferrouscious

nah

nah
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,320
Posted By HTupolev

Not if we're allowing comparisons to previous...

Not if we're allowing comparisons to previous model years. The lightest production road bikes from the lightweight push half a decade ago were under 11 pounds, like the Fuji SL 1.1 or Trek Emonda SLR...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,458
Posted By rubiksoval

The only thing that pops into my mind at the...

The only thing that pops into my mind at the mention of wind.

Figure out which direction it's blowing and snipe accordingly.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,304
Posted By tyrion

People are keeping their gloves in their...

People are keeping their gloves in their handlebar bags so they don't get dirty.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 12,181
Posted By WhyFi

Big City folk trying to jump on the gravel...

Big City folk trying to jump on the gravel bandwagon any way they can? :foo:

Dunno, seems kind of dumb, though, and can't say that I've seen it here, outside of gravel rides or utility cycling....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,734
Posted By BenBoozer

Just when I thought I had it all figured out

Picked up a new bright red Domane SL 5 last month for my 59th birthday and with the proceeds from selling my Domane ALR 5 I decided to order a Light Bicycle WR45 (32mm width x 45mm depth) carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,185
Posted By Bah Humbug

I wish I knew.

I wish I knew.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,123
Posted By dmanders

I still reach for downtube shifters ever so often...

I still reach for downtube shifters ever so often and I haven't ridden a bike with them in 6 years!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,100
Posted By LAJ

Awesomest post of the day.

Awesomest post of the day.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,441
Posted By Iride01

Ride what fits. No one else cares what it looks...

Ride what fits. No one else cares what it looks like. If you need a showpiece, then have someone carry it on a car for you and bring it out to put near you at the end of the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,177
Posted By caloso

Generally only on a hill climb. I generally have...

Generally only on a hill climb. I generally have stuff in my pockets that I don't want swinging around.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,177
Posted By scuzzo

hell yes, its more comfortable... and i have no...

hell yes, its more comfortable... and i have no shame about it... if your dressed like a super hero with all that spandex and a space helmet and buck rogers glasses, bowling shoes... what is the ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,164
Posted By znomit

Do you know what those nuts weigh? Rotating...

Do you know what those nuts weigh? Rotating weight too so times it by Pi^something.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,838
Posted By Reflector Guy

Those random noises are frustrating but you're a...

Those random noises are frustrating but you're a genius when you find them.

I've noticed lately my seat tube or saddle mount squeaks. I bet if I spritz the mount with a little WD40 the squeak...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,379
Posted By noisebeam

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 12:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,379
Posted By downtube42

Oh great, my hill repeat workout is going to look...

Oh great, my hill repeat workout is going to look like I'm chasing local legend status.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,122
Posted By indyfabz

North Cascades Highway from Colonial Creek...

North Cascades Highway from Colonial Creek Campground to Washington Pass on a fully-loaded (90 lb.) bike. 25+ miles. At some point it started raining. Then the rain turned to snow before Rainy Pass...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,283
Posted By WhyFi

You're forgetting one very, very important factor...

You're forgetting one very, very important factor - it'll look dumb.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,398
Posted By znomit

Without posting a bike pic against a white garage...

Without posting a bike pic against a white garage door we really can't tell.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,882
Posted By Cypress

200W is recovery wattage. Props to that guy,...

200W is recovery wattage. Props to that guy, because 12 hours of recovery wattage on the trainer would absolutely destroy my gooch. Something about riding slow indoors is just awful. Maybe the slower...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,807
Posted By Darth Lefty

Don't forget Berd, now making spokes out of...

Don't forget Berd, now making spokes out of Dyneema
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,807
Posted By GnipGnop

Don't forget madfibers

Don't forget madfibers
04-02-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 37,407
Posted By CAT7RDR

After viewing this video from Dr Price a NYC MD,...

After viewing this video from Dr Price a NYC MD, I feel much more comfortable going on solo rides in SoCal. He gives some very practical steps on staying safe from acquiring CoVid-19....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,153
Posted By Jasper Storm

At a red light, enjoying how a car in the next...

At a red light, enjoying how a car in the next lane over stops a little further back than normal, because they are watching me track stand. Then, after the light changes and they (eventually) pass...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,840
Posted By bpcyclist

It's an old Italian neighborhood just outside...

It's an old Italian neighborhood just outside Salt Lake...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,153
Posted By Cypress

If I know I'll be riding with people (obviously...

If I know I'll be riding with people (obviously not now) I'll make sure the legs are as freshly-shaved as the schedule will allow.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,153
Posted By mercator

For best effect, take a swig of water while...

For best effect, take a swig of water while passing, make a cheerful comment on the weather, maybe ride no hands for a bit.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,153
Posted By Greatestalltime

Exactly. I donít even breath for that instant Iím...

Exactly. I donít even breath for that instant Iím passing. Little does he know Iím on the verge falling over
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,153
Posted By guadzilla

When i overtake anyone, i always keep a poker...

When i overtake anyone, i always keep a poker face with zero suffering showing - no matter how much i am dying inside.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 11,371
Posted By indyfabz

I do it because I think it looks impressive,...

I do it because I think it looks impressive, especially to an old couple behind you in an RV while I am taming a rocky Mountain pass on my fully-loaded touring bike. They hang back and watch with...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,335
Posted By cloud5

This was the first thing I checked, the...

This was the first thing I checked, the handlebars dont meet the top tube at the point of the crater.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By Ghazmh

Trust, no. Use it as a point of reference to keep...

Trust, no. Use it as a point of reference to keep the tire pressure consistent, yes. If 90 PSI on the gauge feels good to me and it’s really 72 PSI than so be it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,888
Posted By shelbyfv

As they say in Utah, "why have just one?" ...

As they say in Utah, "why have just one?"

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,726
Posted By Eric F

It will also depend on whether or not you extend...

It will also depend on whether or not you extend your range. Moving from a 10sp 11-25 to an 11sp 11-25 will give you more options in the middle. Going from a 10sp 11-25 to an 11sp 11-27 will give...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,726
Posted By mdcoram

I've heard this before but man I hate the look of...

I've heard this before but man I hate the look of the shifter cables dangling out in front of the bars :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,784
Posted By mvnsnd

I'll play. Current Bike of lust: ...

I'll play.
Current Bike of lust:

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