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07-20-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,030
Posted By Racing Dan

SPD with SH 56 cleats that will allow...

SPD with SH 56 cleats that will allow panic-unclipping in many directions, or, dare I say it, zero retention, true clipless pedals?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 945
Posted By GlennR

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07-18-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,030
Posted By rsbob

Advice is usually worth what you pay for, so...

Advice is usually worth what you pay for, so here’s mine. Forget your ambidextrous unclipping and only unclip with your natural tendency, your leftward lean. Develop a new habit and force yourself...
06-23-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,806
Posted By jaxgtr

bought some tires for my Domane, but decided I...

bought some tires for my Domane, but decided I wanted to stay tubeless, so the Pirelli P Zero Race Classics in 28mm went on my wife's Trek FX4.
...
06-04-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By alandmor

Cycling Gear Storage

I found this type of stacked, wire basket arrangement works great for storing cycling gear. Helmets etc. on top, gloves, tool kits, cycling shoes etc. in their own basket below. It doesn't take up...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,432,846
Posted By WorldIRC

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By KiwiDallas

New Bike Day (after 9 months of delay)

I'd ordered this Spec Roubaix Sport from my LBS back in early September 2020. It finally arrived at my LBS out of the blue. They have no idea why it appeared. Not my color, but I like this just as...
05-05-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By Hypno Toad

That was totally worth the wait! This bike is so...

That was totally worth the wait! This bike is so nice and serious upgrade from what I've had. If your interested, Grand Performance (https://www.gpbicycles.com/) is an outstanding Bianchi dealer in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,640
Posted By mstateglfr

No. A quality aluminum road frame will at most...

No.
A quality aluminum road frame will at most weigh 1.3# more than a quality carbon road frame of the same style. Call it 600g.
If the bikes you are comparing weigh 10 pounds different, there...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,205
Posted By Grouperdawg

I was wondering the same thing, I am involved...

I was wondering the same thing, I am involved with a bike rehabilitation program for critically wounded special operators and specialized seems to be a preferred brand for our guys that compete.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 479,520
Posted By cybirr

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Specialized Roubaix Expert
03-18-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,819
Posted By BobbyG

$1.24 for two; no drilling required. ...

$1.24 for two; no drilling required.
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Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,740
Posted By zorax2

Domane SLR 2020 2021 Review (incl. brief comparison w/ Roubaix)

First, the Domane SLR is an absolutely phenomenal bike! Its ride characteristics, handling and acceleration are superlative. Whether riding on road or gravel, it is always comfortable and responsive....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,369
Posted By rubiksoval

Two Kickrs. Done! :D In all seriousness, the...

Two Kickrs. Done! :D

In all seriousness, the wheel on, ensuring correct tire pressure, ensuring correct resistance pressure, spin down routine gets old extremely quickly if you're going to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,957
Posted By GlennR

I've used pearl izumi elite gloves for years. Not...

I've used pearl izumi elite gloves for years. Not cheap, $45, but i get plenty of miles on them.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,432,846
Posted By ericcox

I got a new Garmin mount for my Varia light. Oh,...

I got a new Garmin mount for my Varia light. Oh, and a new bike to hold it.
...
11-16-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,160
Posted By zacster

No, that's not what you do. The trick is to get...

No, that's not what you do. The trick is to get your derailleur/cable set so that it shifts perfectly on your wheel, then align the cassette(s) on the trainer so that it lines up with the derailleur...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,659
Posted By delbiker1

2020 ytd

I got in a 40 mile ride today. That put me over the 7000 mark YTD (7020). The most I had done before was 6000 in 2017. This is also the 6th year, maybe 7, in a row of surpassing 4000 miles, after...
11-08-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,440
Posted By 10 Wheels

Sell the bike and watch TV

Sell the bike and watch TV
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,398
Posted By blakcloud

Turning a Domane SL6 into a SL7+

The outdoor riding season is over for me so I decided to start the upgrade process on my 2020 Trek Domane SL6. First I changed out the mechanical for Di2. Did the work myself and it went without a...
11-02-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,301
Posted By Hypno Toad

His & hers Zwifting suite ...

His & hers Zwifting suite

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(some cable cleanup/routing yet to...
10-31-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,422
Posted By '02 nrs

riding/

70 years & still riding here. my suggestion is buy it-we all need goals in life. but rather than jumping in then losing confidence you ought to by a rear wheel trainer to get into the groove...
10-31-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,422
Posted By big john

Start slowly. Go someplace where you don't have...

Start slowly. Go someplace where you don't have to deal with cars or other riders. Don't lock your elbows, relax and look where you want to go, don't fixate where you don't want to go. This may seem...
10-23-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,817
Posted By Hypno Toad

Indoor training - keeping pets safe while riding

I'll start by saying that BF should create an Indoor/Trainer sub-forum ... 2020 has all of us spending more time riding indoors and it'd be nice to have a sub-forum focused on this topic.
UPDATE: I...
10-09-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,529
Posted By bOsscO

They leak air when you're using them? Or do you...

They leak air when you're using them? Or do you keep them installed on your valve when you're riding?
I generally only use them to inflate the tire and take it off (and screw down the Presta valve...
10-08-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,279
Posted By jppe

Natchez Trace Parkway Done! 160 miles Today

Day 4 Natchez Trace Parkway & 440 Miles Done!! 160 miles from Kosciusko to Natchez today!

It took a monster day of riding but we finished the Natchez Trace Parkway this afternoon which was a day...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By JS41989

My First Century Ride

I picked up my first road bike on June 27th. Though I’d been cycling frequently during the shutdown, I had never biked more than 19 miles on my hybrid. I set a goal after picking up my Tarmac to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,432,846
Posted By BenBoozer

Picked up a new red Domane SL 5 for my 59th...

Picked up a new red Domane SL 5 for my 59th birthday last Saturday. Going today to find the little tool-set thingy that fits into the downtube storage cover. My first carbon frame bike... LOVING IT....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,326
Posted By Awells32

So in the end, I went and bought the shimano 105...

So in the end, I went and bought the shimano 105 r7000 pedals and some bontrager circuit road shoes. So far, they've been great, but occasionally get a slight hot spot on my left foot but it goes...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,432,846
Posted By Duganator9

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Finally got this guy in. Rode it yesterday and what a dream, di2 is super...
05-17-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,669
Posted By banjaboy

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Specialized Sirrus 6.0, Im 69. Had road bikes since...
05-13-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,006
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

if it's a crack, it must go back

if it's a crack, it must go back
05-12-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,669
Posted By sshakari

Updated My Wheelset

Wheels and tires update to Dura-Ace 9170 C40 with Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season on my Canyon Endurace. I had a very uneventful tubeless mounting experience....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,922
Posted By guadzilla

1/ As SF said, high cadence. Your pedaling should...

1/ As SF said, high cadence. Your pedaling should be light and easy, and not be using a lot of muscular force.

2/ Carry a spare tube, tire levers and a pump with you on every ride (even if you us...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 459,243
Posted By gios

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 459,243
Posted By ooga-booga

angeles crest highway (dba ca hwy 2 aka ach) east...

angeles crest highway (dba ca hwy 2 aka ach) east of dawson saddle and west of big pines.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 459,243
Posted By obrentharris

Point Reyes National Seashore ...

Point Reyes National Seashore

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Brent
05-07-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,669
Posted By banjaboy

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Here is my latest, sold both my road bikes, my...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,467
Posted By DrIsotope

All of the stuff below the food goes on the bike,...

All of the stuff below the food goes on the bike, because I ride more than one bike, and they all use different stuff.
The food is conditional-- I don't take any food at all under 50 miles or so. ...
05-04-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,248
Posted By Ogsarg

My first Century

I started riding again about 4 years ago at 59. At the time it was just a way to get some exercise outdoors riding my old rigid mtb around town regularly. Other than trying to get in better shape,...
05-04-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 992
Posted By Phil_gretz

Perceived difficulty in pedaling can come from...

Perceived difficulty in pedaling can come from three sources: bio-mechanical inefficiency (i.e., the way things fit your body), sources of bearing friction (more about that below) and resistance to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,659
Posted By OldGlory

Pretty Awesome Project One Dream Bike! ...

Pretty Awesome Project One Dream Bike!
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04-28-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,669
Posted By mac_flyer9

NBD today

Finished the bar tape today after building up a closeout 2019 Domane SLR frameset (price was too good to pass) Used parts off another frame. Shimano 9170 Di2 11spd, with 105 cranks (160mm) Zipp...
04-24-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,669
Posted By rubynewbie

I’m down 90 pounds so I treated myself to a shiny...

I’m down 90 pounds so I treated myself to a shiny new ride yesterday. 2019 Domane SL 6 Disc Women’s. I’m am in...
04-20-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,669
Posted By Chubby715

I turn 60 later this year so I bought a Cervelo...

I turn 60 later this year so I bought a Cervelo R5 last month as an early gift to myself :). Previously for the past 35 years I was riding a custom built racing bike where I had spent $400 for a...
04-20-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,960
Posted By aclinjury

let's make this simple, avoid big/big and...

let's make this simple, avoid big/big and small/small combinations.
Of these combination, the big/big is the more detrimental one, and when you're in big/big, you will definitely hear the chain...
04-19-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By Paul Barnard

Surprise From My Grandson

I had him with me all last week. He's a country boy who really loves the outdoors. While I had him, we did a number of activities. We went kayak fishing, kayaking with the gators, bicycling, frog...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,882
Posted By phrantic09

NBD - Another R3

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I know it’s the same colorway as what Slowgo...
04-15-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,333
Posted By tyrion

Triples are only for the very advanced bicyclist....

Triples are only for the very advanced bicyclist. Beginners should start with a single chainring, then after a few years move up to a double chainring, then after decades of experience move up to a...
04-01-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,809
Posted By thumpism

Finished my portion of the new cutting table and...

Finished my portion of the new cutting table and hand-trucked it down the hill to the den door to get it into the house and its ultimate destination, the sewing room. She'll install the drawers in...
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