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Forum: Road Cycling 03-02-16, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By BigJeff
What does your RD look like while in 52/28? ...

What does your RD look like while in 52/28?

The correct answer is, of course, "I don't know. I have never done that, because doing that is stupid and I don't do stupid things."
Forum: Road Cycling 02-20-16, 05:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,506
Posted By BigJeff
And the "pro" mechanics are typically quoted at...

And the "pro" mechanics are typically quoted at 120psi for dry and 108-110psi in the wet. (Although they also say they adjust "per rider" etc.)

oh... And larger tires only have lower crr if you...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-03-16, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By BigJeff
Or just get a set of "easy outs" from an...

Or just get a set of "easy outs" from an automotive store.

this is a cheap and good investment for people that ruin bolts. :)
Forum: Road Cycling 01-31-16, 09:24 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,195
Posted By BigJeff
The motor costs around $2,700. As as for...

The motor costs around $2,700.

As as for alternative battery solutions, use a non-rechargeable Lithium-Air battery, you could put a series of them down the seat tube and take up far less space...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-03-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 809
Posted By BigJeff
Just replace the bearings and chain. lube...

Just replace the bearings and chain.

lube cables and derailleurs.

(Probably more than $40 worth of parts)

Then work on upgrading the motor over time.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-08-15, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,911
Posted By BigJeff
Enve makes a 25mm setback 25.4x400mm post

Enve makes a 25mm setback 25.4x400mm post
Forum: Road Cycling 07-25-15, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By BigJeff
Have you Checked eBay for prices?

Have you Checked eBay for prices?
Forum: Road Cycling 07-12-15, 07:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,163
Posted By BigJeff
"And it WORKS ! Where I would normally do...

"And it WORKS ! Where I would normally do 19-21mph I was doing 21-23ph !!"

what bike can't roll at 21mph?
Forum: Road Cycling 07-06-15, 05:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,419
Posted By BigJeff
That is a horrible horrible idea. You, sir, wish...

That is a horrible horrible idea. You, sir, wish to throw good money at a bad idea.

Pray that your other life choices are not as bad.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-04-15, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By BigJeff
You probably have to pay extra for that

You probably have to pay extra for that
Forum: Road Cycling 07-04-15, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By BigJeff
I hear you can buy used bib shorts from vending...

I hear you can buy used bib shorts from vending machines in Japan.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-23-15, 10:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,800
Posted By BigJeff
Huffy

Huffy
Forum: Road Cycling 06-23-15, 08:56 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,806
Posted By BigJeff
yes, if it has screws, it is replacable.

yes, if it has screws, it is replacable.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-23-15, 08:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,806
Posted By BigJeff
Not possible. You may be out of luck. ...

Not possible.

You may be out of luck.

"Somebody stole my dorm disc as I dropped my chain" is a weak argument and even if you added it on after the crash the damage would not be possible.
...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-15-15, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,178
Posted By BigJeff
3m at Home Depot or lowes. If you are going...

3m at Home Depot or lowes.

If you are going inexpensive at as well be safe. Safety glasses have become awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-06-15, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By BigJeff
Do you have any pictures of your frame to...

Do you have any pictures of your frame to compare? What size of spacer?
Forum: Road Cycling 06-03-15, 06:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,866
Posted By BigJeff
The very low pressures are also for comfort only,...

The very low pressures are also for comfort only, not for optimal performance.

From that interview

sunny weather: 8 - 8.5 bar (116psi - 122psi)
wet: 7 - 7.5 bar (101psi -110psi)

this is...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-02-15, 06:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,866
Posted By BigJeff
As as long as you don't lower the pressure on the...

As as long as you don't lower the pressure on the larger tire, yes.

larger tire but retain the higher pressure for best results....... Lower preassure is for comfort only.

Kids and comfort...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-01-15, 07:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,866
Posted By BigJeff
I agree that the discussion is often about...

I agree that the discussion is often about "rough" roads and increasing the contact patch, but this goes back to my question of how a larger contact patch by both width and length is considered "less...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-01-15, 06:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,866
Posted By BigJeff
when you use the word "less" what do mean? ...

when you use the word "less" what do mean?

In contrast: For the hour record on smooth surfaces with the least "deflection" they use 22mm tires at over 250psi.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-31-15, 10:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,866
Posted By BigJeff
23mm remember 25mm and larger tires are oy...

23mm
remember 25mm and larger tires are oy faster when at equal preassures running lower pressure increases the deflection/contact patch further.

Only comfort bikes and beach cruisers run low...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-31-15, 07:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,866
Posted By BigJeff
110 front / 110 rear. Low pressure is for...

110 front / 110 rear.

Low pressure is for kids bikes and child size adults on small rims. Higher is faster.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-18-15, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22,923
Views: 3,674,781
Posted By BigJeff
Hand-me-down bar tape is called "sloppy...

Hand-me-down bar tape is called "sloppy seconds"
Forum: Road Cycling 05-17-15, 10:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,891
Posted By BigJeff
post your route.

post your route.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-17-15, 10:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,891
Posted By BigJeff
oh? Traffic lights take 4-8 minutes to...

oh?

Traffic lights take 4-8 minutes to cycle, so hitting 2-3 fewer lights would increase your pace by 8-16 minutes.

so, it seems plausible that your speed increase was just two or three more...
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