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Forum: Road Cycling 01-16-17, 12:20 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,329
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
Looks like I missed the ****-storm. ...

Looks like I missed the ****-storm.

lmao...:popcorn

Anyhow, I guarantee that a 650b 40+mm wheeled endurance geo bike is a FAR more suitable ride for long distance gravel/dirt road riding versus...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-09-17, 07:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
A friend owns both the TT and the eMotion. I...

A friend owns both the TT and the eMotion. I really like the TT, high fidelity rollers is the best way I can describe them.

You're definitely going to get bouncy at high RPM. Holding a good, still...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-09-17, 07:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
Yup...She's bouncing everywhere. :innocent:

Yup...She's bouncing everywhere. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling 01-09-17, 10:28 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,329
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
Depends on wheel size. The fatter you go, the...

Depends on wheel size. The fatter you go, the smaller the wheel.

For instance, 40+ at 700c rides & handles like a monster truck. 650b is far more nimble. Some folks are going down to 26" and...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-09-17, 10:24 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,329
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
There's a world of difference between the bikes...

There's a world of difference between the bikes you've listed and the currently evolving all-road bikes coming out.

Weight, geo, specific design features, etc.. If anything though, a good all-road...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-09-17, 09:31 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
That works.. :thumb: I'm upgrading to the...

That works.. :thumb:

I'm upgrading to the TruTrainers Rollers shortly. I tried them and the eMotion.

I don't see the point of the eMotion, it allows for slop via the moving frame... yeah, you...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-07-17, 12:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 901
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
and what FBinNY says is spot on. Ride your...

and what FBinNY says is spot on.

Ride your bike, don't let it ride you.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-06-17, 11:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 901
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
Uh no. Ride your bike.

Uh no.

Ride your bike.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-06-17, 10:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
So, you in the doorway or not? :roflmao2:

So, you in the doorway or not?

:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling 01-06-17, 08:15 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,329
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
(Di2 btw...maybe some form factor differences...

(Di2 btw...maybe some form factor differences with pure mechanical...not sure but, I doubt it...)

My builder builds mtb, bmx, road, cx...he also rides, used to ride competitively, skatepunk,...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-17, 09:34 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
Why yes, I bet it is! :D

Why yes, I bet it is! :D
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-17, 08:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
Two plastic levers and a little chain lube make...

Two plastic levers and a little chain lube make it a cinch. First place one lever under the bead, put a little chain lube on the rim and bead, place the second lever next to the first and slide. I...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-17, 03:50 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,329
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
Another good reason to go with 650b versus 700c...

Another good reason to go with 650b versus 700c...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-17, 03:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
Agreed, you're in Rockland so you know the...

Agreed, you're in Rockland so you know the typical weekend warrior 9W drill to Bear & back from the city. Messy, littered road...and flats aren't exactly uncommon. I've seen folks suffer multiple...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-17, 01:59 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,329
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
I've heard that Northern VA can be quite...

I've heard that Northern VA can be quite challenging in terms of gravel dirt...where at?

The big thing for me is...you need to be low-geared enough to sit and climb where you'd normally stand on...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-17, 01:54 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,608
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
Bwahahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!! lmfao. That's...

Bwahahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!! lmfao.

That's why they did the controlled track portion of the test between 250-300watts to sustain 40kph in order to come up with comparative data to derive the...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-17, 01:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
Although I was joking about it earlier, it's been...

Although I was joking about it earlier, it's been my experience that those who actually know how to install a tire properly don't have an issue with tubeless.

A HUGE plus with tubeless tires and...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
You ordered from Comp Cyclist? They might...

You ordered from Comp Cyclist?

They might have sent you an "as new" return. Something fishy going on there or shipping damage, although that cross threaded screw is an assembly issue.
...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-17, 01:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
You're either completely full of it or utterly...

You're either completely full of it or utterly incompetent.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-02-17, 09:37 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
You're inference is way off the mark. I don't...

You're inference is way off the mark. I don't know how you jumped from an emoji smiley to me having something akin to ESP regarding your vertigo and being critical of you because of it.

That's a...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-02-17, 06:27 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
Doorway. :roflmao2:

Doorway. :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling 01-02-17, 06:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
Good point, it has been different riders. :thumb:...

Good point, it has been different riders. :thumb:

"Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime. Teach a man to cycle and he will realize fishing is...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-02-17, 05:38 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
That was pretty good. :lol: In all...

That was pretty good. :lol:

In all seriousness though, I always end up being the one with the tire and wheel in my hands just to expedite things.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-02-17, 03:50 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
OP, works like a charm, no compressor required: ...

OP, works like a charm, no compressor required:

Air Shot Ltd. (http://www.airshotltd.com/)

http://www.xcracer.com/content/products/fullsize_1438346212.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 01-02-17, 03:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,984
Posted By UnfilteredDregs
One thing I've noticed about tubeless in the last...

One thing I've noticed about tubeless in the last 12k miles is that I've lent out a lot of tubes, and most roadies suck at changing tires.

:popcorn
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