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02-12-24, 08:35 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 5,241
Posted By PeteHski

Not according to most of the World. It's even...

Not according to most of the World. It's even fairly popular in the US these days.
02-11-24, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By axelwik

As long as you're not in a really humid...

As long as you're not in a really humid environment with dissimilar metals aluminum doesn't need much. After being worked/exposed it forms its own protective coating (aluminum oxide).
02-11-24, 08:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 793
Posted By zacster

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More pizza.
02-06-24, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 611
Posted By roadcrankr

Sorry. Just trying to help group members. Never...

Sorry. Just trying to help group members. Never thought it would offend so many sharp people here.
Oh, well, if it prevents one member from squandering a load of money, guess I did my job.
Just...
02-06-24, 10:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,677
Posted By PeteHski

However you dress it up, reducing the Trainer...

However you dress it up, reducing the Trainer Difficulty reduces the trainer slope resistance and makes it easier to pedal. Your avatar speed is realistic (based on virtual slope and power) but your...
02-01-24, 09:45 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,094
Posted By big john

Haven't you ever heard of fify? Lighten up...

Haven't you ever heard of fify? Lighten up Francis
01-30-24, 06:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,677
Posted By PeteHski

Yeah I like it too. It is actually a good sim for...

Yeah I like it too. It is actually a good sim for our more brutal local climbs, some of which are well over 20% and many are in the same range as the Radio Tower.

Going full gas up the Epic KOM...
01-25-24, 04:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,080
Posted By PeteHski

I know you like rollers, but this is getting...

I know you like rollers, but this is getting silly now!
At no point does having a realistic road feel on my trainer seem like a mistake!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-24, 06:15 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,053
Posted By PeteHski

I totally agree and this strategy has worked very...

I totally agree and this strategy has worked very well for me in preparation for major climbing events. I won’t pedal outdoors until March, but I’ll be ready to climb big mountain cols right out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-24, 05:05 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,053
Posted By Jughed

All roads lead to Rome right...?? Dedicated...

All roads lead to Rome right...??

Dedicated climbing sessions or dedicated workout sessions - both have to have some benefits.

Now with things like Zwift/Rouvy... - those of us with winter...
01-08-24, 01:36 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,358
Posted By pdlamb

Good point. Would everyone on this thread...

Good point.

Would everyone on this thread please forward me a check for "rounding error in [your] finances," please?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-24, 02:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,203
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

My understand and like everyone else is nothing...

My understand and like everyone else is nothing but bike shop rumours and generalized unsubstantiated gossip is that modern systems are good with cross chaining and the taboo is a legacy from the old...
01-05-24, 11:48 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,773
Posted By cyccommute

For scale, you can put a chain in the bottom of a...

For scale, you can put a chain in the bottom of a 20 oz (600 mL) Gatorade bottle and the chain doesn’t fill the bottle much past the half way point. 20oz is only a bit over a pint. A one quart...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-24, 04:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,203
Posted By Turnin_Wrenches

^ This doesn't make sense to me. When you size a...

^ This doesn't make sense to me. When you size a chain for a mechanical groupset in which the rider can shift into "small-small" the RD deals with that just fine. It's a very bad gear combination for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-24, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 56,113
Posted By TMonk

yep, every time. IDK I don't think its that...

yep, every time. IDK I don't think its that hard??? Ive used molten speed wax and paraffin and i dont think its that hard to install? :foo:. Also I find it only performs weird for like a hundred...
01-02-24, 06:12 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,903
Posted By Maelochs

Avoid .... I made the word "avoid" out of...

Avoid .... I made the word "avoid" out of unobtanium so you could not see it.
12-23-23, 11:54 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,102
Posted By Alan K

Please elaborate on what are office-related...

Please elaborate on what are office-related diseases and what role an immunosuppressive agent plays.

As for distinction about dying of old age versus dying due to age-related diseases, I’m sure...
12-23-23, 09:28 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,102
Posted By SpedFast

Who hid the Advil? I was going to remain a...

Who hid the Advil? I was going to remain a perpetual 69, but the wife says she doesn't want people mistaking me for her kid so we're growing old together. Still manage on average 150 miles/week and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-23, 08:15 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,061
Posted By tomato coupe

All else being equal, it should.

All else being equal, it should.
12-02-23, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By rsbob

10 posts and goes on extended vacation. I want...

10 posts and goes on extended vacation. I want his job.

Oh wait, I’m retired. Never mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,169
Posted By aliasfox

I can answer this! I rode Shimano SPD 515...

I can answer this!

I rode Shimano SPD 515 and Look X-Tracks for years on the road, mainly because I came from mountain biking in high school and college, and simply bought the same kind of pedals...
11-24-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By indyfabz

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11-23-23, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,493
Posted By Koyote

It won't hurt a bike frame. If you wish to...

It won't hurt a bike frame.

If you wish to purchase specialized bike cleaning products, there are plenty on the market - like these (https://progoldmfr.com/product-category/cleaners/)....
11-22-23, 05:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,424
Posted By RChung

Did you move the damned shelves to recover the...

Did you move the damned shelves to recover the cat, or is it still back there, too?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-23, 12:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,217
Posted By Troul

take the bicycle back where you bought it to have...

take the bicycle back where you bought it to have them see if it needs to have warranty work.
11-14-23, 06:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,372
Posted By pdlamb

Replace tube (after trying to find what caused...

Replace tube (after trying to find what caused the leak). Take the leaky tube home to repair it with more of its friends.
11-13-23, 09:31 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,421
Posted By jadmt

taking orders right now limited supply $75...

taking orders right now limited supply $75 shipped.....step right up don't be shy....
11-07-23, 09:13 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,421
Posted By cyccommute

Honestly there is no reason why they should be...

Honestly there is no reason why they should be expensive at all, certainly not around $50 more. The Dura Ace chain above costs $100 for a $50 chain.

A note on the video on “How it’s made”...
11-03-23, 12:36 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 7,161
Posted By SW84

I identify it as chocolate so it is.

I identify it as chocolate so it is.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-23, 11:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,131
Posted By rsbob

I would patch the inside and superglue the...

I would patch the inside and superglue the deflated outside cut together and take it for a few spins.
10-20-23, 10:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,951
Posted By botty kayer

Sounds like a tedious bore trying to start a...

Sounds like a tedious bore trying to start a fight in an empty room.....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-23, 06:04 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,343
Posted By PeteHski

Do you hang them up like cured hams?

Do you hang them up like cured hams?
10-14-23, 07:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,162
Posted By indyfabz

You must live and ride a lot in San Poopsisco....

You must live and ride a lot in San Poopsisco. :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-23, 04:44 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,343
Posted By merlinextraligh

This will sound harsh, but I think you need to...

This will sound harsh, but I think you need to work on situational awareness and bike handling skills, more than obtaining a more flat resistant tire. A sudden flat can certainly lead to a crash,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-23, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 56,113
Posted By Ryan_M

It was a big mess for sure. I'd go through about...

It was a big mess for sure. I'd go through about half a litre of degreaser an a couple rags. I understand though that I am more OCD than the majority of bike owners and I like to work on my bikes a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-23, 09:25 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,159
Posted By rsbob

A big climbing day ...

A big climbing day

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09-30-23, 10:03 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,706
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Totally. Yesterday, we took food over to a couple...

Totally. Yesterday, we took food over to a couple in their early 80s. Both are on walkers. He could hardly get up from a chair. Took him a long time to get on his feet and grab his walker. She can...
09-28-23, 11:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,305
Posted By downhillmaster

The upside is that I look pretty damn cool riding...

The upside is that I look pretty damn cool riding next to that. Regardless of what I’m on :roflmao2:
09-24-23, 01:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,024
Posted By SurferRosa

I always replace the previous owner's gross bar...

I always replace the previous owner's gross bar tape ... during a full overhaul of the bike, of course.
09-19-23, 10:17 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,986
Posted By unterhausen

I feel like zwift users would not like being...

I feel like zwift users would not like being locked into a platform.
09-18-23, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By noquarter1

Neither does your comment but you still chose to...

Neither does your comment but you still chose to post :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-23, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 56,113
Posted By yaw

Nah, it's a great place to live. No friction...

Nah, it's a great place to live.

No friction between neighbours, great longevity among inhabitants, people are clean, work is done efficiently, just splendid.
09-14-23, 02:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,380
Posted By plumberroy

As the title says just My opinion

As the title says just My opinion
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-23, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,021
Posted By VegasJen

What a difference 20 miles makes.

I'm pretty used to riding 20-30 miles training rides, with a few ~35 mile rides sprinkled in on occasion. I don't really consider myself a "cyclist" like many of you consider yourselves. I enjoy...
09-10-23, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 860
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd modify the route even if it added a couple of...

I'd modify the route even if it added a couple of blocks.
09-06-23, 03:51 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 16,072
Posted By Chuck M

It bothers me when someone mentions the '80s and...

It bothers me when someone mentions the '80s and I have to come to grips with it not being 20 years ago like I initially want to think.
09-06-23, 09:14 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 16,072
Posted By seypat

I wouldn't know. This is the first time I've ever...

I wouldn't know. This is the first time I've ever heard about waxing a chain on BF. Interested to hear what others say about it. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-23, 09:15 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 8,505
Posted By genejockey

I don't think the OP was posting the bike in...

I don't think the OP was posting the bike in Biggie Bigs as a gear she might use, but rather because Biggie Bigs is one way of determining whether your chain is long enough. And it is.
08-30-23, 11:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,064
Posted By tomato coupe

"I ride when it's wet, but my route is really...

"I ride when it's wet, but my route is really flat, so I don't see the point of disc brakes."
08-27-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,603
Posted By Redbullet

It takes more work, it is somehow dirtier and I...

It takes more work, it is somehow dirtier and I think it does not remove too much grit inside the rollers. Leaving the chain submerged and then shaking it would dissolve old lube and most of the grit...
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