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Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-24, 10:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 785
Posted By cb400bill

Knock it off with the personal attacks and stay...

Knock it off with the personal attacks and stay on topic.

If you can't post here without personal attacks, then find another thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-24, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By Shimagnolo

A even better solution is not to get the hands...

A even better solution is not to get the hands dirty at all.
That is why I always carry a few disposable vinyl gloves in my tool bag.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-24, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By roadcrankr

Long ago, I moved on from currency to precut...

Long ago, I moved on from currency to precut pieces of Tyvek. You know, from fedex or usps envelopes. Free!
A larger sheet folds up incredibly small in my bag, in case I need chest protection for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-24, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21,337
Views: 5,191,713
Posted By IcySwan1

A 10s Centaur gruppo. And a Guerciotti GSL...

A 10s Centaur gruppo. And a Guerciotti GSL 4500.

Mike
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-24, 02:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 785
Posted By merlinextraligh

Your assertion, to which I responded is that...

Your assertion, to which I responded is that triples are making a big comeback. I simply see no evidence of that, and you’ve provided none.

I never drew a conclusion regarding the merits of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-24, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21,337
Views: 5,191,713
Posted By terrymorse

Might also want to check the saddle setback. It...

Might also want to check the saddle setback. It looks pretty far back.

For wheels, I'm really liking my new Winspace HYPER wheels. The free hub is not super loud, just loud enough to let walkers...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-24, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 378
Posted By Koyote

Which means that, if the OP has found the correct...

Which means that, if the OP has found the correct size in the 2023, he can ask the shop to order in the same size in the 2024, since it is the same price. If the shop really wants to move the 2023...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-24, 07:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 378
Posted By Steve B.

Look on the Trek website, they’ve been running...

Look on the Trek website, they’ve been running sales as have the shops. You can do an inventory search to see if it’s available in your size at a local shop and on sale. I just picked up an Emoda...
04-18-24, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 987,239
Posted By Wildwood

Thanks for following-up. :) The short...

Thanks for following-up. :)

The short version is - I really like it, serves my specific purposes and has been 100% reliable, without so much as a flat tire. I did not change a stem or a handlebar...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-24, 01:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By WhyFi

No. If you need to boot a tubeless tire on the...

No. If you need to boot a tubeless tire on the roadside, you're throwing in a tube, just like everybody else, but it'd be a hell of a party trick to re-seat a tubeless tire with a mini-pump.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-24, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By merlinextraligh

Duct tape

Duct tape
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-24, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By Koyote

I just carry these...

I just carry these (https://www.parktool.com/en-us/product/emergency-tire-boot-tb-2).
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-24, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By terrymorse

Roadside Tire Repair

After getting stuck with a damaged tire last year on Mt. Hamilton, 12 miles from my car (thank you, Good Samaritan, for picking me up), I determined to not get stuck in the same situation. Fool me...
04-17-24, 12:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,360
Posted By Sierra_rider

I just can't get past the $8600 commuter bike. I...

I just can't get past the $8600 commuter bike. I love my XC bike, but it would not be my choice for a commuter bike unless it was the only bike I owned. Even then, mine cost considerably less than...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-24, 09:51 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 83,829
Posted By rsbob

Quoting myself? OK, it was my trainer bike but...

Quoting myself? OK, it was my trainer bike but has been pressed into service and the Fondriest has taken its place. Love the Orbea. It is responsive, stable and a joy to ride. It’s probably happy...
04-17-24, 09:20 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,360
Posted By Sierra_rider

That's an $8600 commuter bike...but anyway, I'd...

That's an $8600 commuter bike...but anyway, I'd keep the suspension fork on it. It's an XC bike, it already doesn't make sense as a commuter bike, so why not run the suspension fork? Furthermore,...
04-17-24, 08:36 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,360
Posted By NumbersGuy

You seem to be very all over the place with your...

You seem to be very all over the place with your new bike purchase. I think you really need to figure out what you want first rather than panning to buy Bike A, then Bike B, then ordering Bike C,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 09:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 695
Posted By Kontact

Everyone went to those low, boxy type of stays...

Everyone went to those low, boxy type of stays like the Merida or S-Works because of aerodynamics. The shape is good for air flow around the seat tube, and they are the lowest height that is UCI...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 09:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 695
Posted By Sierra_rider

I think the most commonly cited reason for...

I think the most commonly cited reason for dropped seatstays, at least by the manufacturers, is that it allows more flex/compliant ride qualities. I don't necessarily buy that reason, as any flex in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 695
Posted By chaadster

I tend to think that because so much can be done...

I tend to think that because so much can be done with fiber type, fiber orientation, and construction method, its effectively impossible to deduce anything about ride comfort by looking at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 08:17 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,110
Posted By rsbob

I find that Merino wool base layers (in various...

I find that Merino wool base layers (in various thicknesses) provide excellent warmth, with even a medium priced long sleeve jersey. However, my Asos medium warmth pull up legs are excellent down to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21,337
Views: 5,191,713
Posted By Sierra_rider

If 2 TPU tubes are fast, 3 should be even more...

If 2 TPU tubes are fast, 3 should be even more fasterer. IDK if you ever tried TPU tubes before, but they are faster. I forget the exact number, but maybe 5-10 watts and a bit of weight. IIRC, when I...
04-11-24, 05:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By BTinNYC

Thankfully BF exists, otherwise...

I would be reading the news every morning, getting upset over stuff that matters, but I have no control over. But BF IS here and I can enjoy my compatriot's successes and challenges, I can whine a...
04-06-24, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 842,152
Posted By rsbob

Took a quick bike break and was feeding this guy...

Took a quick bike break and was feeding this guy grass from my open hand. Super friendly and couldn’t get enough.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-24, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21,337
Views: 5,191,713
Posted By jonathanf2

My first foray into electronic shifting with the...

My first foray into electronic shifting with the LTwoo ER9 electronic groupset. I was able to choose between 10/11/12 speed and opted to go with a lightweight all-steel 12 speed 11-34t cassette (sub...
03-22-24, 11:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,281
Posted By pepperbelly

New old guy jersey

After reading the long thread about old guys in team jerseys I thought I would post a pic of my latest purchase.
How is this for cool?
...
01-20-24, 06:48 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 22,052
Posted By Chuck M

It WAS a zombie thread. But now it is a source...

It WAS a zombie thread. But now it is a source of banter to get us through the cold weather months until we can get out and enjoy riding in the sun.
01-16-24, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By 79pmooney

Yep. And as a relatively new rider, be aware...

Yep. And as a relatively new rider, be aware that the optimum position for you is going to change as you ride more. The low aero position that looks completely unobtainable now may become second...
01-16-24, 03:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By cat0020

I've been riding motorcycles for more than two...

I've been riding motorcycles for more than two decades, bicycling for more than four decades, ebikes for more than 15 years.
For the last 10 years I've been commuting in NYC metro, with...
01-14-24, 02:49 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 22,052
Posted By rsbob

Old guys look far worse with no shirt/jersey.

Old guys look far worse with no shirt/jersey.
01-14-24, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By BTinNYC

On the mend, may take a light trainer ride today....

On the mend, may take a light trainer ride today.

$12 for a subscription is easy, just staying away from the Puking and Religion forum. I'm here for the smiles.
01-12-24, 11:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,402
Posted By Dockhead

Privet, Yuri. Yeah, the weight of the Vaast...

Privet, Yuri.

Yeah, the weight of the Vaast plus the step-through frame has kind of scratched it off the list for me. The rear suspension is not worth 9kg of weight to me. My Jetstream is 12kg...
01-10-24, 11:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,067
Posted By VegasJen

I can believe that about strap location. Seems...

I can believe that about strap location. Seems all my helmets, the straps come away from the side of my head. But that's mostly because I have an odd shaped head. Sucks to be me.
01-09-24, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 435,558
Posted By Sierra_rider

...and yesterday's ride. It was done on my XC...

...and yesterday's ride. It was done on my XC mtb, but only because there was more snow than I wanted to deal with the gravel bike...these are roads and logging roads that I normally do on the gravel...
01-06-24, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By curbtender

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/31250068

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/31250068
01-04-24, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 435,558
Posted By mwandaw

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/pxl_20240101_220755362_mp_b6b0354a7a910050678a863e9cb15f7129b908e3.jpg
We celebrated the first day of the New Year with a ride on our...
01-04-24, 03:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,674
Posted By delbiker1

This hurts

My twin sister, Kathy (I am Ken), had a stroke the night of 12/31-1/1, and passed the 2nd. I had just returned to Delaware the 28th, from Illinois, after spending Christmas week with my siblings and...
01-02-24, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 435,558
Posted By Eric F

Saturday's post-rain graveling in my local...

Saturday's post-rain graveling in my local hills...
https://dgtzuqphqg23d.cloudfront.net/AIV0x5-e57aecGUWaTR6n4XsG71ccVYRiQBZ2OlVcAM-1537x2048.jpg...
01-01-24, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 435,558
Posted By Clipped_in

We have had an unusually dry December so I have...

We have had an unusually dry December so I have been able to get out on the trails here in Northern...
12-31-23, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 435,558
Posted By Noonievut

Last ride (and day) of 2023. 40k mixed surface...

Last ride (and day) of 2023. 40k mixed surface ride at below 0C, thankfully no wind and dry conditions. Crazy year for the planet though, hoping 2024 is better.

...
12-30-23, 07:36 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,556
Posted By rsbob

Today’s mid-ride (Ya I know the thread is on...

Today’s mid-ride (Ya I know the thread is on pre-) break was a scone and a cappuccino...
12-30-23, 06:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,278
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Below 60*F I wear: HEAD Men’s Ultrafit...

Below 60*F I wear: HEAD Men’s Ultrafit Touchscreen Running Gloves | Costco (https://www.costco.com/head-men%E2%80%99s-ultrafit-touchscreen-running-gloves-.product.100428847.html)

1. Available in 5...
12-30-23, 03:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,278
Posted By pepperbelly

I was wanting ideas from other riders to get some...

I was wanting ideas from other riders to get some ideas. I will be trying different things.
12-29-23, 09:13 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,556
Posted By Jay Turberville

Fig bars.

Fig bars.
12-29-23, 06:34 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,373
Posted By rsbob

The face of a 69 YO. Not too scary - yet! ...

The face of a 69 YO. Not too scary - yet!

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0750_384478cf4564308f546849e2e29b4c605854fed1.jpeg
12-28-23, 03:26 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,373
Posted By wolfchild

Your comparison of trained vs untrained...

Your comparison of trained vs untrained individual makes no sense...How about an untrained 25 year old vs an untrained 55 year old ?.....Or how about a trained 25 year old vs a trained 55 year old...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-23, 07:33 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,462
Posted By PeteHski

I agree that it is useful to “train” both higher...

I agree that it is useful to “train” both higher and lower cadence for different benefits and over time a trained cyclist’s preferred natural cadence will generally increase. I find a good way to...
12-27-23, 10:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,497
Posted By JoeyBike

I've ridden some technical trails with...

I've ridden some technical trails with experienced riders. I always tried to stay on their line as they knew what they were doing. I never had any serious crashes because if THEY crashed, I stopped...
12-27-23, 02:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,497
Posted By rsbob

Yup, I started mtbing with a zero suspension bike...

Yup, I started mtbing with a zero suspension bike and later added front shocks - so it became a ‘hard tail’. After 10 years of getting my bum bounced around, got a full suspension bike. What a...
12-27-23, 01:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,497
Posted By obrentharris

The wheels are 27.5 (650B) as is the fork. Pretty...

The wheels are 27.5 (650B) as is the fork. Pretty conventional hard tail MTB design but with the front end shortened up a little bit to accommodate the drop bars. Frame was designed for the...
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