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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-14-16, 03:17 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 70,053
Posted By adrien
All sent: bbandu, pm04 and Milbournoshphere...

All sent: bbandu, pm04 and Milbournoshphere please confirm when you get them.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-12-16, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By adrien
Okay, so lots to cover here. Take it for what it...

Okay, so lots to cover here. Take it for what it is -- I started here a decade ago and have used about 100 tires since.

Rims
If you have wider rims, your tires will hold more air, and you can go...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-12-16, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By adrien
How wide are your rims? What are you looking for...

How wide are your rims? What are you looking for in a tire?

Gatorskins are very tough, and I used to ride them when I was scared of flats. I'm not anymore, and won't go near them except for my...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-12-16, 07:05 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 70,053
Posted By adrien
Okay, I think all mine are spoken for. I will...

Okay, I think all mine are spoken for. I will ship when I get addresses back from folks (check email and PM, please). I only want to go to the post office once...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-05-16, 04:22 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 70,053
Posted By adrien
Two of my four earmarked. Anyone else? I am...

Two of my four earmarked. Anyone else? I am planning to ship Friday.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-03-16, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By adrien
Lots of variables here. First -- do you have an...

Lots of variables here. First -- do you have an HRM and a power meter? Those will, together, give you much more accurate caloric read. If I ride (at 210) and chill out and coast more than usual...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-01-16, 02:53 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 70,053
Posted By adrien
Ok, one taken so far. Please PM or respond here...

Ok, one taken so far. Please PM or respond here if you'd like one. I'd like to do one trip to the post office after the holiday weekend.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-01-16, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By adrien
A data set of one, with limitations, is not...

A data set of one, with limitations, is not proof.

The only way to lose weight is to burn more calories than you consume, and to do so consistently over time. Most folks (myself included) will...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-28-16, 06:54 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 70,053
Posted By adrien
4 jerseys

Well, it's really cool to come back here and see the legs this thread has had. Very cool, indeed.

And I'll push on the flywheel a little more. I'm still around 210 or so, but body continues to...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-20-16, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By adrien
I agree that one comment is nothing. What drew my...

I agree that one comment is nothing. What drew my attention to this was the reviewer saying that he experienced some rotor rub, and the bike was plush over the rougher stuff. This tells me that it is...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-19-16, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By adrien
One Ride Review: Ritchey's Swiss Cross Disc with...

One Ride Review: Ritchey's Swiss Cross Disc with new Shield tires and EvoMax bar, actual weight - Bikerumor...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-19-16, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By adrien
Swiss Cross is known to be a more noodly steel...

Swiss Cross is known to be a more noodly steel frame, with inherent flex taking the edge off rough surfaces. I know two folks who are larger (clyde or borderline) who have sold them on because of the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-14-16, 05:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,652
Posted By adrien
For me, because it falls behind other weight loss...

For me, because it falls behind other weight loss motivators, like stamina, health, happiness, longevity, freedom from chronic conditions, and the like. As in -- lose weight to be healthy, and happen...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-14-16, 09:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,652
Posted By adrien
Great thread. I don't hang out here much anymore,...

Great thread. I don't hang out here much anymore, but I'll jump in.

First thing I'll say is that cycling performance shouldn't be tied to weight loss. If you want to lose weight, do it for health,...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-16-15, 11:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,679
Posted By adrien
No kidding. I'm 212. I have 14,000 miles on a set...

No kidding. I'm 212. I have 14,000 miles on a set of Ambrosio rims, and they show very little wear. Should go 20k+
Forum: Road Cycling 12-05-15, 05:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,139
Posted By adrien
There's another factor here, which is the saddle,...

There's another factor here, which is the saddle, and where its sweet spot is relative to your sit bones. I have found my current saddles (Specialized Romins) like to be further forward than others.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-03-15, 06:55 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 29,171
Posted By adrien
Seems to be getting a little snippy here. Jarret...

Seems to be getting a little snippy here. Jarret posted a photo of his built up Gunnar on a scale at the LBS. IIRC, it was about 18 pounds for a 56, which actually runs a little small and it's a...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-02-15, 10:17 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 29,171
Posted By adrien
Wasn't your briefly owned Lynskey a Sportive? If...

Wasn't your briefly owned Lynskey a Sportive? If so, um, yes. Sportive bikes tend to be built for comport over long distances, not outright stiffness. Something like a Helix is much more optimized to...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-01-15, 05:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,098
Posted By adrien
Thats my setup. I would point out that a cassette...

Thats my setup. I would point out that a cassette that is noisy is noisy while it is spinning, with the wheel, under power. Because that's when the chain is moving over the cogs.

A CK hub makes a...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-21-15, 09:30 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 18,575
Posted By adrien
I know that wasn't targeted at me, but: some, not...

I know that wasn't targeted at me, but: some, not all. For me, no.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-20-15, 11:42 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 29,171
Posted By adrien
Yup. A good steel bike with a carbon fork should...

Yup. A good steel bike with a carbon fork should be doable all day in the 17.5-19 pound range for folks who are big.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-19-15, 04:43 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 29,171
Posted By adrien
So I looked at your other thread on the Gunnar...

So I looked at your other thread on the Gunnar again, and out of curiosity, I looked up Gunnar's stock geometry. Amazingly, a "size 58" has a 56 VTT. So the equivalent Gunnar size to my bikes is...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-19-15, 12:05 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 29,171
Posted By adrien
I did. Confusion on another item. On sizes...

I did. Confusion on another item.

On sizes -- TT measurements below:

- Fixed gear -- 58, level top tube
- Ti road -- 58.5, 4 degree slope
- steel road -- 59.5, 2 degree slope

So -- in...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-19-15, 10:12 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 29,171
Posted By adrien
Well, assuming someone is still interested in...

Well, assuming someone is still interested in this thread (been on the road), a little personal experience.

I've owned two production steel bikes (with steel forks), and own two steel custom...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-14-15, 08:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,284
Posted By adrien
Looks more like a cut or damage mounting than a...

Looks more like a cut or damage mounting than a tire defect.

And it's great that you like it. Steel can be fantastic.So can Ti. Or aluminum, or even carbon. Bear in mind you have a data set of...
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