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Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By colnago62

😂😂😂 I know what you mean. I was looking for a...

😂😂😂 I know what you mean. I was looking for a carbon stem and it was on sale for $125.00. Thatís why I bought it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,186
Posted By RChung

This post makes me sad. Power meters are...

This post makes me sad.

Power meters are expensive, and we buy them to help answer questions, not raise a new one: "Is my power meter off?"

The good news is that those Dura Ace power meters can...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,186
Posted By phrantic09

Youíre 15 pounds heavier, climbing at the same...

Youíre 15 pounds heavier, climbing at the same speed and putting out 50w more? Doesnít seem that far off, especially since some folks have reported that dual sided hollowtech II crank based PMs show...
02-23-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,981
Posted By Bald Paul

It means when you're stopped, and standing by...

It means when you're stopped, and standing by your sleek new bike at a rest stop, you'll look faster.
02-23-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,981
Posted By thehammerdog

you will find yourself to be taller, more...

you will find yourself to be taller, more handsome and attractive to people who will all attempt to be your buddy.
​​​​woman will swoon and you will get huge raise.
some say hair becomes long....
02-23-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,146
Posted By GlennR

I bet the shop that sold it would say, "bring it...

I bet the shop that sold it would say, "bring it back and we'll fix it". Not sure if the original shop ever took it out of the box or did any setup.

BTW, here's the pull on my Sram Rival CX1 and...
02-22-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,146
Posted By WhyFi

If it's nothing that's going to compromise your...

If it's nothing that's going to compromise your braking, I'd continue to ride it until you get a bug up your butt to take care of it and, as you mentioned previously, there's a chance that the...
02-22-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,146
Posted By WhyFi

That doesn't happen - the caliper pistons adjust...

That doesn't happen - the caliper pistons adjust automatically, maintaining the same gap between the pads and rotors. There's a fluid reservoir in the levers and more fluid enters the line from there.
02-22-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,146
Posted By cxwrench

I would try this because it's easy and takes very...

I would try this because it's easy and takes very little time:

Put the bike on the rear wheel like you're doing the mother of all wheelies. Pump both brake levers a bunch...this should get any air...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,075
Posted By phrantic09

Watched video, immediately threw both of my...

Watched video, immediately threw both of my carbon bikes in the trash. I canít believe I thought they were nice bikes!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,353
Posted By Koyote

It's the internet. People post their opinions,...

It's the internet. People post their opinions, guesses, and suppositions, and present them all as facts. Googling them first would take too much time.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,686
Posted By shelbyfv

I think the shop owner I ride with occasionally...

I think the shop owner I ride with occasionally mentioned $20/wheel. I don't know anyone who actually pays a shop to do this but apparently it's not unusual.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,353
Posted By cxwrench

No, it wasn't. It was painted there but...

No, it wasn't. It was painted there but definitely not made there.
02-08-21, 12:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,851
Posted By cjenrick

being a gifted cyclist seems like a curse now, it...

being a gifted cyclist seems like a curse now, it sets you up for a really hard way to make a living away from friends and family,

the amateur level is even worse, busting your behind on unsafe...
02-02-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By Tycho Brahe

Been kinda waiting for a Canyon, but now you make...

Been kinda waiting for a Canyon, but now you make me want a Trek Emonda SL. Trek stores are showing availability, but not dealers. Do not believe it since bikes are so hard to come by.
02-01-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By eastsideride

If you haven't checked online, there is an...

If you haven't checked online, there is an inventory locator built into the product page of all bikes. Just select color and the size, then you should see a list of stores where the bike may be...
02-01-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,851
Posted By tomato coupe

I heard a pro cyclist beat him at arm wrestling,...

I heard a pro cyclist beat him at arm wrestling, and then stole his girlfriend.
01-28-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By cyclic_eric

There's only a few ones left of the 2017-2020...

There's only a few ones left of the 2017-2020 models that are available on the eBay/Craigslist/Facebook marketplace... only a few 100 thousand available... absolutely trivial differences from...
01-19-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,214
Posted By fourfa

I have a 530 and had a 1000, and both are just...

I have a 530 and had a 1000, and both are just awful for navigation compared to any smartphone IMHO. Not like anyone is ever going to go without a smartphone (to a close approximation anyway). I...
01-18-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,293
Posted By NewBikeShopper

I was in the same predicament with an Emonda SLR...

I was in the same predicament with an Emonda SLR and my LBS even had my size, but I chose to be patient and order the best frame from me and and how I plan to ride from my 40s --> onward. I chose the...
11-14-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,355
Posted By Gresp15C

In my view, the agent is revealing to you that...

In my view, the agent is revealing to you that your risk of loss from bike theft amounts to less than $50 per month on average. How do insurance companies make money? By pooling your premiums and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,317
Posted By sfrider

Uhm, well if someone can't easily cruise at 20mph...

Uhm, well if someone can't easily cruise at 20mph they're probably too beginner to benefit from anything aero. And being a beginner they wouldn't be able to size a bike with a integrated cockpit to...
11-06-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 97,054
Posted By TGT1

I haven't decided if he makes the best burger in...

I haven't decided if he makes the best burger in SoCal or if the tank is just so empty that it seems that way!
11-06-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 97,054
Posted By Elvo

First time to crystal lake - got my ass handed to...

First time to crystal lake - got my ass handed to me.

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11-06-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,277
Posted By John_V

The newer RTL 515 and RVR 315 are compatible with...

The newer RTL 515 and RVR 315 are compatible with cell phones since they now have Bluetooth. Earlier versions of the radar are not phone compatible.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,284
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

But people laugh at you when you try to ride your...

But people laugh at you when you try to ride your Peloton on the road. ;)

At least my overpriced bicycle is actually a bicycle, whether itís attached to my overpriced trainer or just sitting on...
10-30-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,722
Posted By Koyote

I have one of these new Specialized helmets with...

I have one of these new Specialized helmets with a little device that senses a crash, and then automatically sends my wife a message. That way, she can immediately start creating her eHarmony...
10-30-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,722
Posted By wgscott

Yup. I have two. One is also a radar.

Yup. I have two. One is also a radar.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By dabac

From bottom 1/3 to mid 1/3 - Amount of slop in...

From bottom 1/3 to mid 1/3 - Amount of slop in the hinges, and stiffness in the assembly as a whole. Mid 1/3 to top 1/3 - weight, attention to detail in production. Top 1/3 - bling value, weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,658
Posted By Branko D

Pedal just to get up to speed - just go all out...

Pedal just to get up to speed - just go all out until I spin out on 50-11 (after all, going to recover downhill) - and then get in aero tuck when I spin out or go out of gas.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 18,545
Posted By genejockey

A Chemical Engineer, an Electrical Engineer, and...

A Chemical Engineer, an Electrical Engineer, and a Software Engineer are crossing Death Valley by car. Suddenly the car loses power and slows to a stop. They can't get the engine to start. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 18,545
Posted By Koyote

I've had a RD cable break (in the shifter) in...

I've had a RD cable break (in the shifter) in less than 2,000 miles, and that was on latest-gen 105. Granted, I shift a lot, since it is pretty hilly around here.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,148
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Di2 every day of the week and twice on Sunday. ...

Di2 every day of the week and twice on Sunday. No question about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,953
Posted By veganbikes

RockBros is such a sad company it is cheap...

RockBros is such a sad company it is cheap knockoff products. They couldn't even bother coming up with their own name FFS. I wouldn't trust their products to carry any of my bikes. Plus my bikes are...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,953
Posted By trekmogul

I travel the world with a seasucker and bike in...

I travel the world with a seasucker and bike in my luggage at all times. Should have already left for Sri Lanka but not allowed in still.. Here is a few shots

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,953
Posted By JohnJ80

I think this sums it up - there is engineering in...

I think this sums it up - there is engineering in how the whole thing is configured. With suction cups, I can very much see how having them offset so that no two cups ever see the same shear forces...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,953
Posted By trekmogul

Here is the top end SEASUCKER BIKE RACK and you...

Here is the top end SEASUCKER BIKE RACK and you can see how off set these cups can be adjusted to..One heck of a sweet rack..

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,404
Posted By Psimet2001

5 seconds and google told me most of what I...

5 seconds and google told me most of what I needed to know on the specifics of Strava RE.

Assuming there is no failure on the part of your data let me try and explain something that most riders...
10-13-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,743
Posted By Ogsarg

It doesn't sound to me like they owe you anything...

It doesn't sound to me like they owe you anything from a strictly legal standpoint. Wheels are out of warranty. And I definitely disagree with suing your LBS.

Having said that, having both wheels...
10-12-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,743
Posted By 70sSanO

In thinking about this thread... OP rides...

In thinking about this thread...

OP rides over 11,000 miles without a single post or even joining BF.

Has an issue with his carbon wheelset that is not resolved and decides it's time to get...
10-12-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,937
Posted By Retro Grouch

Nope. No matter what you do you are going to get...

Nope. No matter what you do you are going to get older and eventually you will die. How do you want to enjoy your life until that happens?
10-12-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,206
Posted By Mojo31

Well, I am 63. I know my limitations and my...

Well, I am 63. I know my limitations and my expectations are reasonable.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 02:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,953
Posted By trekmogul

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Took my Seasucker to Dubai and they Hotel Car...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 02:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,953
Posted By trekmogul

You will never use it enough or keep it on the...

You will never use it enough or keep it on the vehicle long enough to damage or hurt it for sure..Just use it and enjoy as you will love it..
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,953
Posted By trekmogul

I have had one of my Seasuckers for over 10 years...

I have had one of my Seasuckers for over 10 years and never ever have I had any issues with the "RUBBER DRYING UP">..! I put $20,000.00 Bicycles on them with no reservation what so ever..

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,953
Posted By BHG6

Can't speak for that specific rack but if it's...

Can't speak for that specific rack but if it's anything like the Seasucker, it should be pretty impressive. Mine was put to the test many times at speeds considerably higher than posted speed limits...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,349
Posted By tyrion

It's refreshing to get away from the racing...

It's refreshing to get away from the racing mindset and focus solely on spending money.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,355
Posted By DOS

The Addix are narrower, but I have 25s mounted to...

The Addix are narrower, but I have 25s mounted to Hed Belgium + rims so both inflate wider than 25mm due to the wide rim (21mm internal). The addix inflate to about 27mm while the older tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,355
Posted By WhyFi

Schwalbe have stated that Addix are true to size...

Schwalbe have stated that Addix are true to size on an 19mm int width rim. My own experience, on 17mm and 23mm rims, supports this. One nice thing about the Addix is that, now that they're more true...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,355
Posted By DOS

I have been riding Schwalbe Pro Ones for almost 3...

I have been riding Schwalbe Pro Ones for almost 3 years and have been generally pleased with ride and durability. I started with the original microskin version and recently replaced a worn rear tire...
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