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Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,712,770
Posted By JRD

I bought this...2000 Trek 2200 Alpha SL ...

I bought this...2000 Trek 2200 Alpha SL


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Going to strip it down to the...
04-11-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By ZIPP2001

My 1x10 Build is done.

I bought a Kestrel KM40 airfoil at a local swap meet last summer. It was set-up as a tri bike, but I wanted to turn it into a 1x10. My biggest wait was the painter who was months out and I didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,712,770
Posted By mstateglfr

3 days later, its delivered. England to Iowa in...

3 days later, its delivered. England to Iowa in 3 and for dirt cheap. Crazy.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,846
Posted By big john

Here is the hill where the hang gliders take off....

Here is the hill where the hang gliders take off. The flat area in the foreground is their landing area. Those houses are pre-fabs on leased land. Several of them burned down in the last fire in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,846
Posted By big john

4 of us had a nice ride today. Stopped for a...

4 of us had a nice ride today. Stopped for a slice of pizza, which is a lot by itself, but one guy went into a different place and came out with a giant brownie which he hacked into 4 pieces so I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,846
Posted By Trsnrtr

First non-fake ride in over a week. Glorious. My...

First non-fake ride in over a week. Glorious. My iPhone digital light meter struggled with the snow, white bike, etc.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,712,770
Posted By eduskator

Picked up my 2022 gravel bike yesterday. I had...

Picked up my 2022 gravel bike yesterday. I had been on 2 waiting lists at nearby LBSs since October 2021 (cheers to the pandemic!)... Last week, a bicycle shop 2 hours away received one in my size &...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 27,153
Views: 17,666,015
Posted By RayHenry

My old road steed... ...

My old road steed...

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,846
Posted By Trsnrtr

Itís been a long winter, but Spring is only seven...

Itís been a long winter, but Spring is only seven weeks away.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,277
Posted By CliffordK

Here is a map of where to avoid riding your...

Here is a map of where to avoid riding your bike!!!

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,846
Posted By big john

2 hour ride with 20+ riders at a casual pace. Got...

2 hour ride with 20+ riders at a casual pace. Got to chat with some people I'd never met and had a fun time. This is the second Sunday that club has done this kind of ride and I hope they keep it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-22, 02:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,353
Posted By Ryan_M

New bike build log

I thought I'd start a log on a new road bike I'm going to build. Kind of a crazy time to do this, it's already dicey to get parts, plus supply issues, and erratic pricing, etc... It doesn't look like...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27,153
Views: 17,666,015
Posted By Eric F

This one... https://i.imgur.com/hruTmne.jpg ...

This one...
https://i.imgur.com/hruTmne.jpg

That one...
https://i.imgur.com/vh7TxLR.jpg

The other other one (currently on trainer duty)...
https://i.imgur.com/veBPy8E.jpg

The old one...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,332
Posted By WhyFi

Before heading out for a group ride, consider...

Before heading out for a group ride, consider your TSB and how it'll be affected by the additional TSS from the ride. Recovery is essential, and you wouldn't want your ATL to shoot too far beyond...
01-07-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 175,568
Posted By Eric F

What's the round thingy on your top tube?

What's the round thingy on your top tube?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 864,916
Posted By oris

Zipp 303s Shimano/SRAM wheelset at PBK for...

Zipp 303s Shimano/SRAM wheelset at PBK for $995.99!
I paid full price from another retailer during the summer :crash:
...
01-04-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3,182
Views: 816,694
Posted By DQRider

I would wager that nearly everyone on the Bike...

I would wager that nearly everyone on the Bike Forums knows the illustrious history of Bridgestone bicycles. Grant Petersen, founder of Rivendell, designed some of their most interesting models in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,846
Posted By BillyD

Addiction 2022.1

Happy New Year!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 864,916
Posted By WhyFi

Rapha's end of year sale is going on now. Lots of...

Rapha's end of year sale is going on now. Lots of deals, particularly if you're open to unconventional color choices, but the Core and Core Lightweight Jerseys for $55 each would be a nice way to...
12-20-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 175,568
Posted By Eric F

Yes. First Sunday of every month, 11am start. I...

Yes. First Sunday of every month, 11am start. I have thoughts of joining that ride with my 77 Nishiki, but haven't done it yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,712,770
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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The whole thing. 14 month wait on the frameset from Colnago. NOS Super...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 864,916
Posted By LAJ

Not a bad deal at all. Get your Assioma...

Not a bad deal at all.

Get your Assioma Power Meter Pedals | Favero Electronics (https://cycling.favero.com/shop)
11-23-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 85,705
Posted By Retromod

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 205,784
Posted By abshipp

Paint > powdercoat in most situations. Rust under...

Paint > powdercoat in most situations. Rust under powder coat is a matter of "when" rather than "if".
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 205,784
Posted By Velo Vol

DougRNS ...

DougRNS

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 205,784
Posted By big john

We had a nice ride today and the e-bike couple...

We had a nice ride today and the e-bike couple came along but she rode her Ruby and left the motor at home. She kicked ass and even led for a while. Back when she was racing and training with racers...
11-15-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,320
Posted By big john

I got the Seven used, I couldn't spend the amount...

I got the Seven used, I couldn't spend the amount for a new one. They are very different bikes, The Gunnar is a more compliant ride, certainly more comfortable on a rough road but it also has a...
11-13-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,320
Posted By Wildwood

Welcome to Bike Forums. for riding flat...

Welcome to Bike Forums.

for riding flat terrain, a lighter bike wonít make you faster. But a new bike always inspires, even if only for a while.

as to which new bike? Best to visit a good bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 205,784
Posted By big john

I don't need a fancy widget to tell me that. I've...

I don't need a fancy widget to tell me that. I've lived with that fact for a long time.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 205,784
Posted By seedsbelize2

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88 Centurion Ironman Expert
genejockey was the inspiration for...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 205,784
Posted By WhyFi

Come, now. Everybody knows that you don't buy a...

Come, now. Everybody knows that you don't buy a PM to know how awesome your bike is - you buy one to know how much you suck as a cyclist. Knowing the relative awesomeness of your bikes is a bonus.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 205,784
Posted By WhyFi

With no power data, it's a shrug of the...

With no power data, it's a shrug of the shoulders. Not that I think there'd be a huge difference, but the noise floor is certainly higher without more info.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 205,784
Posted By datlas

What's not to get? Unless you are going up...

What's not to get? Unless you are going up super-steep climbs, a few pounds' weight is not going to make much of a difference. The heavier bike may actually be faster if your setup is more...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 205,784
Posted By phrantic09

I called Garmin today about issues with my vector...

I called Garmin today about issues with my vector 3 pedals suddenly dropping all of the time. I expected the answer to be tough luck due to them being out of warranty- instead, Iím getting new pedals...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 205,784
Posted By Mojo31

Wife had a bad day at work. So I feel obliged to...

Wife had a bad day at work. So I feel obliged to have an Old Fashioned to help her get thru the evening. Complete with Luxardo cherries.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 205,784
Posted By WhyFi

I clean mine out every so often, but also keep a...

I clean mine out every so often, but also keep a few new ones on-hand for when they get too gummed up. That's one of the other nice things about doing maintenance with sealant syringes - you've gotta...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 205,784
Posted By WhyFi

Unfortunately, my alcohol consumption is like a...

Unfortunately, my alcohol consumption is like a goldfish that grows to the size of the aquarium it's in; better to keep the stock lowish.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 205,784
Posted By rjones28

Incorrect. Pleasant rainy ride earlier. Stopped...

Incorrect. Pleasant rainy ride earlier. Stopped by a local dairy.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 219,379
Posted By big john

My Tuesday ride friends are all out of town on...

My Tuesday ride friends are all out of town on various riding adventures so I rode alone today on my old mtb loop. It was socked in with fog/marine layer so I got soaked on the climb. Put on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 219,379
Posted By WhyFi

As expected, the girl's covid test came back...

As expected, the girl's covid test came back negative. The most meaningful impact: I get to carry on with my ride as usual, during preschool tomorrow. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 219,379
Posted By genejockey

While picking up the Bianchi, I took along the...

While picking up the Bianchi, I took along the back wheel from the Ritchey, which had gotten a bend one one side, maybe I hit a rock? I wanted to know if this was an easy fix. Diagnosis - worn out...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 219,379
Posted By big john

Only 40 miles today but I got a slice of...

Only 40 miles today but I got a slice of pepperoni @ the turnaround. It wasn't quite as hot out as predicted but I drank 4 big bottles, 1.5 fountain Cokes and 2 glasses of water when I got home and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 219,379
Posted By Trsnrtr

Went to a couple bike shops today looking for a...

Went to a couple bike shops today looking for a new rain jacket for our Door County tour next week. I took my wife and the total bill was ~$500.

Me: rain jacket and 5 CO2 carts, ~$100
Her: rain...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 219,379
Posted By big john

You use the center bolt in the stem cap to...

You use the center bolt in the stem cap to tighten the preload. There's probably a video on You Tube.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 27,153
Views: 17,666,015
Posted By malcala622

UPDATE: Finished 2003 Lemond Tete de Course ...

UPDATE: Finished 2003 Lemond Tete de Course

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 219,379
Posted By big john

So far I'm unable to find a replacement crankset...

So far I'm unable to find a replacement crankset from Campagnolo or Fulcrum Racing. It's 10 speed, 50x34, 175 length, and Ultra Torque bb. I've seen 11 speed, don't know what the difference is except...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 219,379
Posted By Eric F

After a very pleasant week of cooler days with...

After a very pleasant week of cooler days with some cloud cover, and a bit of moisture, Mother Nature has loudly proclaimed, "Summer ain't over, b****es!" 100 yesterday. 98 today.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 219,379
Posted By DougRNS

I've been cutting my hair since 1994 or 1995. In...

I've been cutting my hair since 1994 or 1995. In fact I'm cutting it this weekend. Saved thousands of dollars over those 27 years and countless hours driving to and from and waiting.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 219,379
Posted By Eric F

One ring....and one cog! ...

One ring....and one cog!
https://i.imgur.com/LVcT7gW.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 219,379
Posted By WhyFi

Okay, that's better - showered and cooled down. ...

Okay, that's better - showered and cooled down.

Got in a good ride this morning (followed by yard work - yay). I've been wanting to barnstorm a few segments in town, but I'm still a little...
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