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  1. Sad news. CBR was the last one and the...

    Sad news. CBR was the last one and the organizer's zero tolerance of drug cheats was admirable.
    I don't know the details, but it's too bad if he was forced to do it.
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    I HATE wet lubes I use White Lightning- love...

    I HATE wet lubes
    I use White Lightning- love that stuff.

    WD40 is mostly a cleaner with light lubricants. For a bike, no big deal. You will increase wear but on a ss/fg, it's a lot less than a...
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    That is plenty good. The first 3rd of GMR is the...

    That is plenty good. The first 3rd of GMR is the steepest, so don't get psyched out early on. :) Once you get over to the other side, it's nice views and shaded (in the morning).
    Just for...
  4. Aventon Diamond- what do you guys think?

    I really like the style of this frameset
    thoughts?
    ? Aventón Bikes
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    agree with that what is the big deal on brake...

    agree with that

    what is the big deal on brake name semantics? Value added topic= zero
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    who cares. clincher blows the innertube, and...

    who cares.
    clincher blows the innertube, and tubulars roll off the rim. Either way you are screwed and it's easier to roll a tubular, without any predictive certainty.

    discs take this entirely...
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    you completely miss the point Yes, if everyone...

    you completely miss the point
    Yes, if everyone is on disc, it evens it out. Everyone HAS to if it happens- that would be the UCI regulation.

    The point is no more rolled tubulars from cooking the...
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    It's the exact opposite race tubulars (all...

    It's the exact opposite
    race tubulars (all carbon now) will have the greatest improvement and advantage. Heat is a major concern on long descents and bad weather.
    The amount of time gained from...
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    http://i1.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/0...

    http://i1.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/001/582/picard-facepalm.jpg
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    cable brakes? they can loosen and strip out the...

    cable brakes?
    they can loosen and strip out the cable and catastrophically fail
    they can squeak really loud
    they can rub the pads
    they can be affected by the slightest out of true rim
    they can...
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    http://www.showcaseyouth.com/Oh%20the%20Drama%203....

    http://www.showcaseyouth.com/Oh%20the%20Drama%203.jpg
  12. http://www.shorpy.com/files/images/SHORPY_06780u.p...

    http://www.shorpy.com/files/images/SHORPY_06780u.preview.jpg
  13. If you believe the studies, than people should be...

    If you believe the studies, than people should be killin it riding Aerospokes.
    1200g each and 4 aero spokes.
    Fred Flintstone was on to something

    I'll let you know when I win the Tour de...
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    clever as hell! thanks for the pro tip :)

    clever as hell! thanks for the pro tip :)
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    don't know how that would work unless you go...

    don't know how that would work unless you go around the front of the light?
  16. 21201 does state this but does not specify how...

    21201 does state this but does not specify how much illumination, nor specifics on the spread of visibility. Only that it is visible from 300 feet.
    what "illumination, front and sides" constitutes...
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    Ciocc San Cris uses double-butted COLUMBUS SL...

    Ciocc San Cris uses double-butted COLUMBUS SL NIOBIUM
    anyone know the niobium tubeset?

    I think it's a really pretty frameset, better than a lot of steel bikes I've seen...
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    they also have a Guerciotti Record Road...

    they also have a
    Guerciotti Record Road Frameset
    with Dedacciai ZeroUno steel tubes

    Pelozzoli looks interesting
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    CIocc San Cristobal

    Been eyeing the Ciocc on Nashbar. looks like a beautiful frameset, and deeply discounted
    what do you c&v people think?
    I'm no expert in old school frames or design

    one neg for me is the 1"...
  20. X10000 "mandatory" is just legislating...

    X10000

    "mandatory" is just legislating ourselves into more expense, waste and lawsuits.
    Bicycle use is ALREADY clearly defined in every state.
    Taking a automotive point of view and forcing it...
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    This report says nothing about how or what type...

    This report says nothing about how or what type of accident it was. He could have been plowed into by a drunk driver for all we know.

    It's tragic and a good reminder to stay safe and not rush to...
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    Yup

    Yup
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    Pros ride what they are told to ride. The...

    Pros ride what they are told to ride.

    The few that have a say, will at least try new technologies.
    If they choose not to ride it, than that's their CHOICE.

    I bet all the pros see road disc...
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    LOL, I can't believe the arguments have devolved...

    LOL,
    I can't believe the arguments have devolved into gram counting!

    Road bikes overall performance is what's important, and counting grams is ridiculous.
    Disc bikes will easily STILL be under...
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    That is a great link that addresses all the...

    That is a great link that addresses all the common concerns from a reputable, large manufacturer.
    Others have said similar but this particular forum is rife with the "ignorance is bliss", and "keep...
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