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04-20-24, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By Arrowana

First, I'd decide air or coil. Air forks are...

First, I'd decide air or coil. Air forks are lightweight and more tunable to your weight, but require more frequent maintenance, which can be expensive if you aren't doing it yourself. Coil forks...
04-19-24, 08:46 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,355
Posted By Smaug1

Well, my point was that part of his use case for...

Well, my point was that part of his use case for the bike is for commuting with steep uphills from stop. Nothing beats an eBike here in terms of arriving to work not sweaty.


Sorry: fullness. ...
04-18-24, 01:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,355
Posted By Eric F

Those things adjust your body's position on the...

Those things adjust your body's position on the bike, but they do not change the geometry of the bike itself. With bicycles, the term "geometry" typically refers to lengths and angles of frame...
04-18-24, 12:31 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,355
Posted By bboy314

I donít see the point in trying to compare this...

I donít see the point in trying to compare this bikeís handling with a (no offense) fairly low end e-bike with front suspension. Also I think itís more than reasonable for someone to prefer a flat...
04-17-24, 10:45 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,355
Posted By Rick_D

My setup. ...

My setup.
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-24, 09:54 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,104
Posted By tomato coupe

That opens another can of worms; which is faster,...

That opens another can of worms; which is faster, sans serif (less weight) or italics (more aerodynamic)?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 09:14 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,104
Posted By tomato coupe

All of my cycling jerseys have shrunk over time,...

All of my cycling jerseys have shrunk over time, although only around the midsection.
04-16-24, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By unterhausen

I offer a service where you tell me the results...

I offer a service where you tell me the results you want from a geometry change, and I'll convince you that's what you'll get.
04-16-24, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By Steel Charlie

Tell everyone that there is a fantastic...

Tell everyone that there is a fantastic improvement in handling to make the expense worthwhile :cheers:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 07:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,104
Posted By downtube42

My LSAH tie die kit should be arriving any day....

My LSAH tie die kit should be arriving any day. Can't wait to wear it. Flashy, perhaps garish, stupidly expensive, and worth every penny.

LSAH Jersey...
04-15-24, 09:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,356
Posted By Duragrouch

Polyvelo. You heard it here first. Needs its own...

Polyvelo. You heard it here first. Needs its own checkbox on the next census.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 07:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,104
Posted By mstateglfr

Good point! And we all know the only people who...

Good point! And we all know the only people who can speak another language practice the dark arts....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 02:18 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,104
Posted By Eric F

But the font!!! :eek: Think of the children!

But the font!!! :eek: Think of the children!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 01:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,104
Posted By PeteHski

The OP fancies himself as a style guru.

The OP fancies himself as a style guru.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 11:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,104
Posted By tomato coupe

Just when I thought it was safe to go outside...

Just when I thought it was safe to go outside again, now I have to worry about the fonts on other cyclists' jerseys.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 10:37 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,104
Posted By tomato coupe

Thanks. I like to know what I'm outraged at, in...

Thanks. I like to know what I'm outraged at, in case someone asks.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 09:52 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,104
Posted By big john

Look at Neo Pro for less expensive clothes. There...

Look at Neo Pro for less expensive clothes. There are others, look for sales. Or, if you just want to gripe about what other people wear, carry on.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 09:51 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,104
Posted By Eric F

Here's an idea...Wear what you want. Spend you...

Here's an idea...Wear what you want. Spend you own money as you see fit. If you don't like the way something looks that someone else is wearing, don't buy that thing for yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 09:38 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,104
Posted By TMonk

I say, just buy whatever is cheap and fits. But,...

I say, just buy whatever is cheap and fits. But, if you enjoy dressing and feeling fancy - that is fine! Nothing wrong with that. I certainly enjoy that when I'm off the bike :).

I've been a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 09:22 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,104
Posted By razorjack

WTF is happening to roadie outfits/brands? more flashy more expensive?

I see so many ppl riding in Pas Normal Studios jerseys and bib shorts, however they look completely tasteless.... just big white letters (they could use comic sans font as well....) on the back, no...
04-14-24, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 695
Posted By squirtdad

walk, lift weights, bone bruises are...

walk, lift weights, bone bruises are pain....literally and in just having to let them have the time they need to heal
04-14-24, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 695
Posted By tomato coupe

Rode a trainer ...

Rode a trainer ...
04-14-24, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By bboy314

Very helpful post, and original too!

Very helpful post, and original too!
04-12-24, 11:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,153
Posted By rsbob

Bring a whole new meaning to the phrase, “Oh...

Bring a whole new meaning to the phrase, “Oh snap!”
04-12-24, 06:13 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,527
Posted By PromptCritical

Sad. But, my daughter got a screaming deal on a...

Sad. But, my daughter got a screaming deal on a Subaru with a manual transmission because it had sat on the lot for so long.

Someday she will be the proud owner of a 1966 Alfa Romeo Guila Super...
04-12-24, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By Ferguron

New (to me) Bike Day...and I thought I was too old

At 55 years old I thought I had missed my chance at true love. Turns out I was wrong...
...
04-12-24, 11:15 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,527
Posted By squirtdad

or any car with a manual for that matter or being...

or any car with a manual for that matter or being able to lock with a small key that you can take surfing or kayaking. Keeping my 2014 A4 6 speed as long as i can for those features
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-24, 09:06 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,325
Posted By PeteHski

I had to Google this because Iíd never heard of...

I had to Google this because Iíd never heard of it before. Actually looks fun. Sort of like ďlarge fontĒ table tennis 😂
04-11-24, 11:21 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,629
Posted By MarcusT

If a person boycotted every corp that cheated,...

If a person boycotted every corp that cheated, their house would be empty
And their garage
04-11-24, 07:07 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,629
Posted By Bald Paul

Yeah, and I'll never eat a Subway sandwich. ...

Yeah, and I'll never eat a Subway sandwich.

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Except the...
04-11-24, 07:02 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,629
Posted By Leisesturm

O.p., this isn't about TREK at all, is it. Nope....

O.p., this isn't about TREK at all, is it. Nope. It's yet another thinly disguised L.A. deserves to die, ragepost. Just saying, when VW deliberately set out to avoid emissions detection for 20 years...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-24, 04:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,689
Posted By PeteHski

Your wheels are still only a small percentage of...

Your wheels are still only a small percentage of the total weight you are accelerating, even when accounting for rotation.

So if say your total mass was 85 kg and you accelerated at 5 W/kg ie...
04-11-24, 06:18 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,527
Posted By PeteHski

So are you suggesting that there are less choices...

So are you suggesting that there are less choices of bikes and components today than at any point in the past? Thatís not what Iíve seen in the last 50 years. If I want to buy a bike today there are...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 04:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,019
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Not without consuming most of the contents of...

Not without consuming most of the contents of LarrySellerz's saddle bag.

If you do so, you will see alien remains, and he will have room for a spare tube, so it would be a classic win-win.
04-10-24, 02:48 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,527
Posted By phughes

:rolleyes: Reading comprehension isn't your...

:rolleyes: Reading comprehension isn't your strong suit. The comparison is between the Buel with heavier wheels and the same Buel with lighter rims as allowed by using the rim mounted disc.

As for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 11:21 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,019
Posted By genejockey

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 08:43 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,019
Posted By Steel Charlie

I think that it should be pointed out that only...

I think that it should be pointed out that only about 30% of the population actually believes those things. And you omitted the Israeli space lasers and the cannibal paedophiles as well as a number...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 08:04 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,019
Posted By Mojo31

Some people even think that - 1. The Earth...

Some people even think that -

1. The Earth is flat
2. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin did not land on the moon
3. There are alien remains at Area 51
4. Elections are rigged
5. "I am not a...
04-10-24, 06:49 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,694
Posted By DangerousDanR

Okay... one more time. Every component that goes...

Okay... one more time. Every component that goes into a bicycle has a manufacturing weight tolerance range. I use my wheel set as an example: 1518g (Ī50g) is the weight currently listed on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 05:58 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,019
Posted By shelbyfv

Larry's long troll here on BF can give us a...

Larry's long troll here on BF can give us a laugh, a cringe or just annoy us but it highlights an uneasy reality. Nearly half the population has intelligence below average. Ponder that with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 08:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,019
Posted By genejockey

If something breaks off a valve stem, which rides...

If something breaks off a valve stem, which rides in the same plane as the spokes, I suspect the sudden loss of air will be the least of your problems.

I run only 60s now, because I have ONE (1)...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 05:34 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,019
Posted By shelbyfv

"Courier by trade which translates to...

"Courier by trade which translates to expertise...." :roflmao::beer:
04-09-24, 01:44 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,527
Posted By indyfabz

Here too. Did a nice 25 mile ride from the house...

Here too. Did a nice 25 mile ride from the house that included about 9 miles of dirt. Rode my all-steel Surly LHT with rim brakes, triple crank and bar-end shifters.
...
04-09-24, 10:59 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 17,122
Posted By Koyote

I just spent thirty seconds scrolling up, and...

I just spent thirty seconds scrolling up, and found posts from four different people (including me) who called you out on that statement -- who pointed out the exact same fallacy. But yes, I'm sure...
04-09-24, 05:28 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,527
Posted By PeteHski

An S-Works Aethos disc brake fork weighs just...

An S-Works Aethos disc brake fork weighs just 270g, so thatís your benchmark.

Most race bike disc forks are in the 350-450g range.

I donít know what the lightest rim brakes forks weigh, but I...
04-08-24, 08:33 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 17,122
Posted By genejockey

Panting.

Panting.
04-07-24, 06:09 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 17,122
Posted By mstateglfr

You do you, as you proudly do, despite your ever...

You do you, as you proudly do, despite your ever growing list of ignorant and incorrect claims. Just figured I would push back a bit on your long winded rant about all the horrors and downsides to...
04-07-24, 05:41 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,527
Posted By tomato coupe

Yep, everybody knows it's because the latest...

Yep, everybody knows it's because the latest generation of road riders grew up eating avocado toast.
04-07-24, 04:59 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,527
Posted By PeteHski

I think thatís more an indication of how...

I think thatís more an indication of how primitive mountain bikes were in those days. If we put away our rose-tinted glasses, they had poor geometry, poor damping, inadequate headset sizing, chain...
04-07-24, 04:03 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 17,122
Posted By Fredo76

This is true! OTOH, if you crouch down...

This is true!

OTOH, if you crouch down another inch, you have lessened air resistance more already than all the aero a bike can give you, unless you switch to a recumbent.
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