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06-15-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,136
Posted By cxwrench

Nomenclature is not the correct word for what...

Nomenclature is not the correct word for what you're talking about. Look it up.
06-02-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 407
Posted By Rolla

If the old and the new tube are both 700 and...

If the old and the new tube are both 700 and anywhere within the range of 25-32c, you’re good to go. Just get the longer valve stem. Ignore your rim measurements and any other “inch” markings. If in...
05-31-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By veganbikes

Is your current saddle properly fitted to you? Is...

Is your current saddle properly fitted to you? Is the height correct? Angle good? Setback good? That could be an issue and why you are having pain issues.

It could also be the saddle sometimes it...
05-25-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,550
Posted By Reynolds

Fixed

Fixed
05-23-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By msu2001la

Do your Sidi shoes have a tongue that has little...

Do your Sidi shoes have a tongue that has little slits in it like this?
...
05-22-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By Pridedog

Clip the tongue

After riding Sdis for years I just got a new pair of Megas. As usual it had an instructional paper in the box. I happened to actually look at it. It showed that the top of the tongue should be...
05-08-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,207
Posted By livedarklions

I'm with your friend's wife on this--that's an...

I'm with your friend's wife on this--that's an incredibly stupid post. No one on the road is consenting to be assaulted just by virtue of being on the road. I get that I can expect this a-hole...
04-29-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,673
Posted By livedarklions

The vast majority of people commenting in this...

The vast majority of people commenting in this thread are motorists. I am. I can say with no doubt that no one would comment on or even remember a similar "delay" if it had been caused by another...
04-15-22, 12:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,038
Posted By urbanknight

Try? Yes. Succeed? No.

Try? Yes.
Succeed? No.
03-06-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,581
Posted By Bald Paul

How about this? Don't break the law. If you do,...

How about this? Don't break the law. If you do, don't whine about being caught and punished. Don't like the law? Work to get it changed. (mic drop)
03-05-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,791
Posted By wolfchild

The actual speed difference between various tires...

The actual speed difference between various tires is so small that it makes no difference to most people who are not racing..
02-11-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,884
Posted By wolfchild

It's because those people have been brainwashed...

It's because those people have been brainwashed into believing that it's impossible to live without taking supplements and they are confused as to what the human body really needs. Our whole...
02-10-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,884
Posted By bargainguy

Do you do any stretching exercises? If you're...

Do you do any stretching exercises? If you're having problems with nighttime cramps, I'd suggest stretching after exercise and before bedtime, then re-evaluate.

The situation could be quite...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,182
Posted By prj71

Stop at the car wash with it and use the sprayer...

Stop at the car wash with it and use the sprayer in the self wash bay.
01-30-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,105
Posted By Iride01

You aren't going anywhere on a stationary bike or...

You aren't going anywhere on a stationary bike or trainer. So really you shouldn't even think of speed or distance when on them. IMO.

I only look at time, power and/or resistance level when on a...
01-18-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By ggbo951a

How do I clean tire mark off the wall?

normal apartment walls i kept inside and often touch the wall, it is quite irritating, online search reveals warm damp cloth which I tried but seems largely ineffective. Is there a much better way to...
01-18-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,204
Posted By PeteHski

Ultimately it is a relatively short climb and not...

Ultimately it is a relatively short climb and not particularly steep. So going full gas pretty much from the start and then hanging on is probably a reasonable strategy. At least without having a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,043
Posted By woodcraft

Yes, booties are warmer than toe covers. I no...

Yes, booties are warmer than toe covers. I no longer bother with toe covers. Get them large as can be a PIA to get on & off at stated size.

Try to get hi vis ones since mostly used winter/ bad...
01-06-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,894
Posted By mstateglfr

I ride extensively with a couple dozen+ teens...

I ride extensively with a couple dozen+ teens each year and many use Trek Fx1 hybrids while some use road bikes.
Compared to the dozens of kids I have ridden with thru the years, 16.5mph on flat...
12-03-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,965
Posted By indyfabz

:popcorn

:popcorn
11-23-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By livedarklions

I don't ride on curbs, square or rounded. It's...

I don't ride on curbs, square or rounded. It's never occurred to me to even be relevant to bicycling which type is used. Square ones are apparently safer for pedestrians than rounded ones.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,776
Posted By ericcox

The short answer is synthetic fabrics tend to...

The short answer is synthetic fabrics tend to smell worse. Fabrics that do not absorb water still absorb body oils during exercise. They also are harder to clean. Lots of good articles on this on the...
11-21-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,357
Posted By cxwrench

Not that I've ever seen...sounds like a terrible...

Not that I've ever seen...sounds like a terrible idea.
10-22-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,373
Posted By wolfchild

100% waterproof and 100% breathable doesn't...

100% waterproof and 100% breathable doesn't exist, the isn't a fabric out there that can keep water out and let sweat out at the same time...You have a choice, you can either accept getting wet with...
10-04-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,222
Posted By donm1967

Ride done ! The weather forecast called for...

Ride done !
The weather forecast called for rain in the morning, thunderstorms in the afternoon. It was raining on the drive there, but the on ride we didn't get a single drop.
First 75 was good,...
09-30-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,090
Posted By 10 Wheels

OP. You most likely Pinched the tube when...

OP. You most likely Pinched the tube when installing the tire.
I did that one morning when installing new tubes and tires onto New Wheels.
Both of them Blew.
09-25-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,190
Posted By jolathe

Another thing I like about clipless pedals is...

Another thing I like about clipless pedals is that they put your foot in the right spot on the pedal each time. With flat pedals you have to fiddle with your feet on the pedals, lifting them up and...
09-25-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,190
Posted By Ironfish653

It's not really an 'up' stroke; in practice, it's...

It's not really an 'up' stroke; in practice, it's more pushing forward over the top of the stroke, and pulling back across the bottom. Pulling up with one leg while pushing down with the other is...
09-25-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,190
Posted By PeteHski

Countless studies have shown that this is not...

Countless studies have shown that this is not what actually happens, even with pro cyclists. There is no significant power produced on the upstroke. So don't go expecting an improvement in that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,592
Posted By jolathe

I fold back the cuffs at the bottom so I don’t...

I fold back the cuffs at the bottom so I don’t have to fight their grippers pulling them on, once on I fold the cuffs back down.
09-19-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,222
Posted By PeteHski

I would do another long ride next weekend (say...

I would do another long ride next weekend (say 50-60 miles) and then take it easy in the final week. But still ride a little during the week, short rides but fairly high tempo to prime your systems....
09-16-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,222
Posted By Maelochs

If I just wanted to be able to say "I did it"...

If I just wanted to be able to say "I did it" even if I did it badly .... I'd just go for it.

Maybe I would send the last 25 miles hating myself, life, cycling, everyone who asked it I was okay,...
09-15-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 925
Posted By base2

It's mostly imagination. But, also some...

It's mostly imagination. But, also some differences in bike geometry.

In mountain bikes you generally have lots of leverage over a long lever so steering inputs are easy & smooth over a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,293
Posted By caloso

Since I already have a ton of bib shorts, I just...

Since I already have a ton of bib shorts, I just wear generic running tights over bibs.
07-18-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,750
Posted By wolfchild

It's pointless to remove the factory lube and...

It's pointless to remove the factory lube and then re-apply your own lube all over again...Just leave the the factory lube on until it wears off.
06-28-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 8,045
Posted By livedarklions

It wouldn't be for me, it's just not a big enough...

It wouldn't be for me, it's just not a big enough difference in exertion to exhaust me much faster. I'm just going to take a little longer to cover the same distance with the heavier bike. Since...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,484
Posted By fishboat

Sorry to see. It's steel..it's repairable. ...

Sorry to see.

It's steel..it's repairable. If not that road, then there's plenty of used ones available.
05-04-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 12,693
Posted By wolfchild

5 pages and not even one reply from OP. This...

5 pages and not even one reply from OP. This thread is a success..
05-03-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 12,693
Posted By hubcyclist

No, you just go slower and it would be the same...

No, you just go slower and it would be the same effort. Cycling isn't weight lifting, it's an aerobic activity
12-21-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,285
Posted By Reflector Guy

"Cagers". :rolleyes:

"Cagers". :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,285
Posted By rubiksoval

I've done it a few times when I had no qualms...

I've done it a few times when I had no qualms about the safety of the situation. Depends on lots of factors.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,614
Posted By nycphotography

Warm feet start at the calves, warm fingers start...

Warm feet start at the calves, warm fingers start at the core.

Arm warmers help the fingers stay warm. Tall wool socks, thermal full tights, and warm boots help the toes stay warm.

How much of...
09-07-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,957
Posted By Leisesturm

No, it is not germane to this conversation. We...

No, it is not germane to this conversation. We can start a general thread about cell phone use but we do not know that cell phone use played any part in
THIS accident. TBH with this little known...
09-06-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,957
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Let's also forget that there is no evidence that...

Let's also forget that there is no evidence that phone use is even involved in this sad event. But at least for a few posters, lack of evidence and facts, let alone laws are of no concern when...
09-01-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

It's actually really steamy in goretex. Have...

It's actually really steamy in goretex. Have tried it a couple times and too hot. Would rather just get wet or not go
08-25-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,398
Posted By pdlamb

And to fuel those workouts, make sure you consume...

And to fuel those workouts, make sure you consume plenty of antioxidants, phytochemicals, bioflavonoids, and what other buzzwords did I forget?
08-10-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,108
Posted By njkayaker

Yes. Turning your head increases the coverage....

Yes. Turning your head increases the coverage. The same thing is true for mirrors in your car. But since car mirrors are much bigger (and farther away), it's not quite as necessary,


No. This...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,277
Posted By MoAlpha

If the combination of skin flora and glove...

If the combination of skin flora and glove material is right, no amount of soap and water is going to make an appreciable difference. In that case, the options are a soak with a real bactericide or...
07-22-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,048
Posted By livedarklions

That's not what I was talking about. I hate...

That's not what I was talking about. I hate these threads where people try to judge the actions of a dead cyclist. I think it's a pretty disgusting exercise where self-appointed "experts" blow gas...
07-18-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,050
Posted By wolfchild

Change the tube, pump it up and continue riding.

Change the tube, pump it up and continue riding.
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