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10-03-23, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 350,985
Posted By cooperryder

40 miles today on my 1990 Bridgestone CB0. ...

40 miles today on my 1990 Bridgestone CB0.

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Check out this...
10-02-23, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,884
Posted By The Chemist

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10-01-23, 10:49 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,489
Posted By SpedFast

Diddo! I feel much younger than my 74 years until...

Diddo! I feel much younger than my 74 years until I see my reflection. Still the same size I was when I graduated high school.
09-24-23, 05:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,653
Posted By ascherer

I spent a little time on them today, following...

I spent a little time on them today, following some brief sessions a few weeks back and Iím getting a decent feel for them. Iíve been using my Mercian which it the twitchiest frame I have. Next time...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-23, 03:02 PM
Replies: 20,984
Views: 4,971,114
Posted By georges1

a fsa carbon crankset for my Trek 2300 in Alpha...

a fsa carbon crankset for my Trek 2300 in Alpha Aluminium SL
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09-18-23, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 518
Posted By veganbikes

What sort of review is it for a clothing product...

What sort of review is it for a clothing product if you don't try the clothing on? Again it is like saying the product shipped quickly it is not really a review it is just a statement about the...
09-18-23, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 518
Posted By tomato coupe

Time for a dose of reality. Your review of bibs...

Time for a dose of reality. Your review of bibs based on things like "thoughtfulness" and your "squeeze test" is of little or no value to other cyclists.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-23, 08:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,794
Posted By datlas

Agree getting a comfort/endurance geometry bike...

Agree getting a comfort/endurance geometry bike is more important and absolutely getting your fit set up right is even MORE important.

Don't sweat the 105 vs Ultegra stuff. Save that rabbit...
09-16-23, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 921,102
Posted By streetsurfer

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09-15-23, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 808
Posted By SurferRosa

I get so little traffic on my vintage listings, a...

I get so little traffic on my vintage listings, a good scam would be almost welcome!
09-15-23, 09:22 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,595
Posted By big john

If you want to go fast on a road course it would...

If you want to go fast on a road course it would be about as practical as you could get.
09-14-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By Tomm Willians

Attempting a 200 mile

Attempting a 200 mile
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By Bacciagalupe

What qualifies as "reasonably light?" It should...

What qualifies as "reasonably light?" It should be pretty easy to get a 22 lb aluminum bike, or a 20 lb CF bike.

How much are you willing to spend to shave a few pounds off the bike? Are you...
09-13-23, 09:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,959
Posted By terrymorse

A new habit I just started recently: pointing and...

A new habit I just started recently: pointing and laughing at the new Tesla Cybertrucks.

Those things look ridiculous.
09-12-23, 08:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,145
Posted By DiabloScott

Introducing some levity into this conversation: ...

Introducing some levity into this conversation:
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Back on topic - ride a straight...
09-12-23, 02:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Ironfish653

For a rigid / hard tail, especially one that is...

For a rigid / hard tail, especially one that is primarily going to see use as a path-bike, clutched RDs and NW rings arenít really necessary.

Narrow-Wide is good for guiding a skinny 10/11/12-sp...
09-11-23, 09:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,145
Posted By Russ Roth

I've got a nice two word response to situations...

I've got a nice two word response to situations like this, "that's nice". It's said in a friendly but dismissive tone of voice and doesn't tend to leave a lot of room for argument. Just lets the...
09-11-23, 07:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,145
Posted By big john

I ride a bike path sometimes, too. It's pretty...

I ride a bike path sometimes, too. It's pretty rare that I get ignored but it does happen. I try not to let it bother me.
09-11-23, 06:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,145
Posted By big john

If they just ignore you it's not a big deal, at...

If they just ignore you it's not a big deal, at least they aren't a threat.

There was a guy in our club who's hearing was very bad from being a stunt man. Lots of people thought he ignored them...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-23, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 562
Posted By BTinNYC

Great example that everyone's butt is different. ...

Great example that everyone's butt is different. I saw the Selle pic and thought 'that looks like a comfy saddle'. :P

To the OP; my recco is the Charge spoon saddle. $35ish and great deal...if it...
09-11-23, 06:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,145
Posted By Jughed

Poke him in the eyeball.

Poke him in the eyeball.
09-08-23, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Polaris OBark

Yes. They are included. Some have...

Yes.

They are included.

Some have external notches.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 10:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,117
Posted By Caveman

Nope. I don't care what other people do or don't...

Nope. I don't care what other people do or don't do. I was just curious as to whether or not I'm a data outlier.
Forum: Touring
09-05-23, 07:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 724
Posted By mstateglfr

Interesting thread since the OP doesnt ask...

Interesting thread since the OP doesnt ask anything or push for others to chime in.

But then here are all these responses. I really think thats mainly due to how much this saddle is enjoyed. ...
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By GhostRider62

I was dreaming about doing an off road endurance...

I was dreaming about doing an off road endurance race and the Specialized S-works Diverge STR was on my radar. It is about $750/lb but has suspension front and rear

Bikes like these generally will...
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By clasher

Light bikes aren't a big advantage on most...

Light bikes aren't a big advantage on most brevets, aero is more important since it's "always on" so to speak. Gravel "race" bikes tend to be lighter than the regular versions, something like that...
09-02-23, 07:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By Bald Paul

Being a professional auto tech for 40+ years...

Being a professional auto tech for 40+ years prior to retirement, I have so many scars and old bruises on my hands I don't even count them. One good thing, though, especially when trying to remove a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-23, 01:22 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 5,299
Posted By Broctoon

OP has shared in the past that she likes sweets,...

OP has shared in the past that she likes sweets, and this has been perhaps her greatest weakness. She works to cut back on yummy stuff, because her A1c is moderately high, and she doesn't want...
08-27-23, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 350,985
Posted By cooperryder

What a great looking bike! I like chrome...

What a great looking bike!

I like chrome forks.

I once had a Serotta Atlanta road bike.
They made high quality frames for sure.

Enjoy.
08-24-23, 09:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,184
Posted By OldTryGuy

r.e. bold 27 miles and not sure about 62 miles is...

r.e. bold 27 miles and not sure about 62 miles is not what I would be feeling good about.

I would forgo a 40 miler and instead set up and try for 45 miles because to complete your planned ride...
08-24-23, 05:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 401
Posted By jpescatore

I have old Lake shoes from 10 years ago and Sidi...

I have old Lake shoes from 10 years ago and Sidi from about 4 years ago - agree with other comments about Sidi being narrower. I went .5 size larger, about right when wearing thin biking socks, a...
08-23-23, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 401
Posted By nycracer1986

I have both lake and Sidi. I wear a 44.5 in lake...

I have both lake and Sidi. I wear a 44.5 in lake cx403 and 45.5 full size up in Sidi ergo 5 mega.

Buy a full size up in Sidi
08-22-23, 03:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,597
Posted By MikeM21

From a commute last week ...

From a commute last week
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08-22-23, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By tFUnK

Keeps the spacer on the freehub during shipping.

Keeps the spacer on the freehub during shipping.
08-22-23, 08:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,843
Posted By eljayski

Mechanical vs. electric shifting: an anecdote

I'm fortunate to have a David Kirk JK Classic bike with Campy Chorus 2x12.

While awaiting its completion, I bought a Ribble Endurance Ti Disk with 105 Di2 from across the pond.

I read all the...
08-21-23, 07:59 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,597
Posted By MikeM21

Looks like you're bouncing back nicely Matt.

Looks like you're bouncing back nicely Matt.
08-21-23, 07:44 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,597
Posted By msalvetti

August Goal: 300 miles 8/2: 20.1 8/3: 20.0 ...

August Goal: 300 miles
8/2: 20.1
8/3: 20.0
8/4: 20.0
8/6: 20.0
8/7: 20.0
8/11: 20.0
8/12: 20.0
8/13: 20.0
8/14: 20.0
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-23, 03:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 763
Posted By Wildwood

No! :wtf: What size should I carry? Stem...

No! :wtf:
What size should I carry? Stem length? Tubulars, too? TPU, Latex, surely not just Butyl! Stem extenders? Presta, Shrader?

edit: We live in the cell phone era. I also don't carry...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-23, 03:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 763
Posted By cheapshades

Anyone carry multiple tube sizes in case you have the opportunity to help someone?

I ran into a guy on my trail today who had a punctured tire. He is a college student and was commuting on a mountain bike. I have an extra tube for my bike, but unfortunately it wasn't something that...
08-21-23, 01:28 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 58,554
Posted By dphilips

Just a somewhat tangential data point regarding...

Just a somewhat tangential data point regarding frame weight - I just received a Handsome Devil frameset I pre-ordered last year. Given the state of the industry and lack of activity on Handsome's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-23, 01:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,749
Posted By Caliwild

I was happy with them for a while... Then, I got...

I was happy with them for a while... Then, I got a puncture, and then another one. Went back to regular tubes because I was too lazy to repair them and didn't want to fork out more money for new...
08-21-23, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 589
Posted By Barry2

Chain

It's for this reason I no longer purchase chains from non-bicycle specific vendors (You know who I mean).
I use a LBS or a trusted sports store like Sports Basement & REI.

Barry
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-23, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20,984
Views: 4,971,114
Posted By Chubby715

Sidi Wire 2 Carbon and SPD SL Blue Cleats....

Sidi Wire 2 Carbon and SPD SL Blue Cleats. Replacing a 10-yr old pair of Sidi Five Carbon. Just need to line up and tighten down the cleat bolts....
08-21-23, 06:23 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,597
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 35.0 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 35.0 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 28.9 miles
08/04 - 32.4 miles
08/05 - 31.4 miles
08/06 - 26.5 miles
08/07 - 32.4 miles
08/08 - 40.6 miles
08/09 - 32.4 miles
08/10 - 29.7 miles
08-21-23, 04:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By Trakhak

Sure, but I'd always rather have a car in front...

Sure, but I'd always rather have a car in front of me than behind me.
08-20-23, 09:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,597
Posted By msalvetti

August Goal: 300 miles 8/2: 20.1 8/3: 20.0 ...

August Goal: 300 miles
8/2: 20.1
8/3: 20.0
8/4: 20.0
8/6: 20.0
8/7: 20.0
8/11: 20.0
8/12: 20.0
8/13: 20.0
8/14: 20.0
08-20-23, 11:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,492
Posted By albrt

Coffee is fine in the morning. I'll stick with...

Coffee is fine in the morning. I'll stick with beer in the afternoon.
08-20-23, 07:55 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,597
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 35.0 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 35.0 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 28.9 miles
08/04 - 32.4 miles
08/05 - 31.4 miles
08/06 - 26.5 miles
08/07 - 32.4 miles
08/08 - 40.6 miles
08/09 - 32.4 miles
08/10 - 29.7 miles
08-19-23, 08:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,597
Posted By msalvetti

August Goal: 300 miles 8/2: 20.1 8/3: 20.0 ...

August Goal: 300 miles
8/2: 20.1
8/3: 20.0
8/4: 20.0
8/6: 20.0
8/7: 20.0
8/11: 20.0
8/12: 20.0
8/13: 20.0
8/14: 20.0
08-19-23, 05:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,597
Posted By MikeM21

8/1 - 20.4 mi commute 8/2 - 20.6 mi commute ...

8/1 - 20.4 mi commute
8/2 - 20.6 mi commute
8/3 - 20.3 mi commute
8/4 - 20.4 mi commute
8/5 - 27 mi
8/8 - 18.7 mi commute
8/9 - 14.6 mi commute
8/10 - 20.3 mi commute
8/11 - 20.3 mi commute...
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