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04-09-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Rim brakes on a 2018 Tarmac Sport

I have a 2018 Tarmac sport with Axis 1.0 caliper brakes, what pads should I buy? Lots of riding in traffic (sudden stops), long downhills, and some super steep short segments where I have to ride...
04-08-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 313,844
Posted By returnoftheyeti

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Slowed down a bit at the end, some wandering around...
04-07-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 313,844
Posted By returnoftheyeti

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25.7 and happy the Great Sandway was closed to...
04-07-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Check out BABIke on ******, I guess a couple...

Check out BABIke on ******, I guess a couple mountain bikers got jacked at gunpoint.

/r/babike
04-07-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,061
Posted By returnoftheyeti

wait, you can ride a bike on the Indy speedway? ...

wait, you can ride a bike on the Indy speedway? Why do I suddenly want to do this?
04-05-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,061
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Women love it when strange guys come up behind...

Women love it when strange guys come up behind them and keep pace. They also love it when you stalk them with Strava flybys, and like all their rides for the last 3 years. Make sure you compliment...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By returnoftheyeti

I use SKS raceblades on my Diverge.

I use SKS raceblades on my Diverge.
03-22-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By returnoftheyeti

I do love me a good McFlurry. They used to...

I do love me a good McFlurry. They used to actually flurry them, but now its just soft serve.

I quit smoking by eating Oreo flurries.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,165
Posted By returnoftheyeti

You will all have fun then looking through these...

You will all have fun then looking through these listings. Some of this seems stupid expensive.

https://www.ebay.com/sch/scratchanddentcycles/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,165
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Its listed at just under $600 with shipping,...

Its listed at just under $600 with shipping, which I believe is about 40% off MSRP.

It has the Sora groupset, and its complete, not just the frameset.

I feel like I would pull the trigger if...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,165
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Its brand new on eBay as damaged /non-operating. ...

Its brand new on eBay as damaged /non-operating. The price is good for a low end Allez, but its not a steal. Its my size, and I could use it as a trainer/commuter bike.

Considering it, but not...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,165
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Dented Top Tube

Would you guys ride a bike with a dented top tube like this? Aluminum frame, I dont actually see an issue here. What do you think?

...
Forum: Southwest
02-02-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,986
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Went up to Summerhaven yesterday. Holy **** it...

Went up to Summerhaven yesterday. Holy **** it got cold above 7000 ft. I was pretty much done in a couple miles past Windy Point. I stopped at the Ranger Station and had a protein bar and rested,...
01-17-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 313,844
Posted By returnoftheyeti

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To the top of Mt. Hamilton.
11-22-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,048
Posted By returnoftheyeti

https://www.******.com/r/BAbike/comments/qyn0kv/al...

https://www.******.com/r/BAbike/comments/qyn0kv/almost_ticketed_on_mt_diablo/
11-16-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Wait, WTF? How did he steal a bike? Just grab...

Wait, WTF? How did he steal a bike? Just grab it and toss in the back of the truck? What happened to the cyclist? And in the end he got away on the bike he stole, cause the cops just waited for...
11-16-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Pretty much what I figured. I will reach my...

Pretty much what I figured. I will reach my limits before the bike limits.

Thx
11-14-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By returnoftheyeti

How rough is too rough?

So I have a new Diverge Comp Carbon with the future shock. I am starting to get comfortable riding down the steep fire roads at a pretty good pace. Of course they are rutted and washboard and...
10-25-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Need new GRX front derailleur limiting screw

If one was adjusting their GRX front derailleur limiting screw, and one might have backed it out too far, so that when one went on a test ride, how does one find the correct screw on the Jungle...
10-24-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,840
Posted By returnoftheyeti

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SPD pedals, bottle cages, wahoo sensors and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Ehh, it sold out from under me. I was going to...

Ehh, it sold out from under me. I was going to strip it down and use it as a winter beater/ trainer bike. Finding a decent cheap bike in my size in my area is damn near impossible.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-21, 06:28 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Can anyone make a reasonable guess to year and groupset on this Allez

Looking to buy this off of FB Marketplace because why not, but curious if anyone has a good guess to the year and what groupset it has.

thanks. ...
10-06-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,143
Posted By returnoftheyeti

https://youtu.be/YZ12rxMFTHw Maybe they...

https://youtu.be/YZ12rxMFTHw

Maybe they should just stop rebuilding it after its destroyed every time.
10-03-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,417
Posted By returnoftheyeti

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I think Tunites is more difficult.

This was a...
10-01-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Ha ha ha. I love that sign.

Ha ha ha. I love that sign.
09-29-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,417
Posted By returnoftheyeti

yeah, Sunday. I am not always that smart.

yeah, Sunday. I am not always that smart.
09-29-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,417
Posted By returnoftheyeti

https://1bvcds2l78kp3btc1c45z7tx-wpengine.netdna-s...

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Haha 700 ft of elevation.

I could do that. 😳
09-28-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,417
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Mt. Diablo Challenge this Saturday

Anyone going? Iíve never climbed Diablo before. It took me an hour and 20 min to climb Tunitas from the Bike Hut this weekend, and I think Diablo will be harder.
09-26-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,799
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Does anyone know why care free Sunday was...

Does anyone know why care free Sunday was canceled today?
09-26-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 313,844
Posted By returnoftheyeti

This is the most elevation I have ever done. 64.7...

This is the most elevation I have ever done. 64.7 miles and 6379 ft of elevation.
09-17-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,151
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Thanks SquirtDad - maybe Ill run into you out on...

Thanks SquirtDad - maybe Ill run into you out on Old La Honda...
09-16-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,151
Posted By returnoftheyeti

$800 for that LeMond seems high, but what do I...

$800 for that LeMond seems high, but what do I know.

what really blows my mind is the number of bikes listed on CL for 3K or more.

Thanks for the ideas on the steelies - I’ll keep my eyes...
09-16-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,151
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Got it - that makes a lot of sense. And its...

Got it - that makes a lot of sense. And its probably why that frame is super cheap.

ok, need 130mm dropout and V Brakes.
09-16-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,151
Posted By returnoftheyeti

i need a 52. I figured that the really old...

i need a 52. I figured that the really old frames like that would be harder to turn into a modern bike, and everyone here is telling me the frame I found from ~2015 is going to be hard to find parts...
09-15-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,151
Posted By returnoftheyeti

On it ! - I got the Park Tools stand the other...

On it ! - I got the Park Tools stand the other day - Took my current bike and put it on the stand and gave it a wash.... Stupid question, can I clamp in my bike by the cross post, or only the seat...
09-15-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,151
Posted By returnoftheyeti

It is a super old frame, its also super cheap....

It is a super old frame, its also super cheap. For everyone that keeps reminding me

Yes, I know this is not a cheap project
Yes, I know I have no idea what I am doing, but I am going to learn,...
09-15-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,151
Posted By returnoftheyeti

I am learning fast.... How do you tell on that...

I am learning fast.... How do you tell on that bike its a 135MM non-thru axel?

I need to read/learn more about Wheels and axles. Thanks!
09-15-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,151
Posted By returnoftheyeti

This is the Frame, I actually have not bought it...

This is the Frame, I actually have not bought it yet, but I am quickly realizing that I may need to flip to a rim brake, just because of cost / availability of parts.

m.ltbikes.com/product/77.html...
09-15-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,151
Posted By returnoftheyeti

New Build - Frame Up - need advice on how to buy GroupSet

So because why not, I have decided I am going to build a bike from the frame up. This is a fantastic idea, except for the fact that I have no idea how to do this. I have a disk bike frame, with a...
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