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Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,757
Posted By popeye

Guilty as charged. I mis-recalled an old Sheldon...

Guilty as charged. I mis-recalled an old Sheldon Brown article and should have known better.

"Besides stiffness of the frame, feel is also important, but is much more subjective and esoteric....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,757
Posted By popeye

You are delusional. CF envy rears its ugly head...

You are delusional. CF envy rears its ugly head again.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By popeye

HIgher pressures are more prone to cuts. Got...

HIgher pressures are more prone to cuts. Got popcorn? Here we go.......
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,469
Posted By popeye

It just feels natural to me as well. I got there...

It just feels natural to me as well. I got there the same way.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,524
Posted By popeye

Stop digging.

Stop digging.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By popeye

Too many spacers.

Too many spacers.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By popeye

The dental bill for the dog would make it a toss...

The dental bill for the dog would make it a toss up.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By popeye

This works. It looks like one last thread is...

This works. It looks like one last thread is folded over. Get a magnifier, light and a pick if nothing else. You can do this.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,259
Posted By popeye

You shall now be known from this moment on as...

You shall now be known from this moment on as "Garmin Mogul".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,520
Posted By popeye

You would be rewarding a troll.

You would be rewarding a troll.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,520
Posted By popeye

I can't say I agree with anything you have...

I can't say I agree with anything you have posted. The most important step in building a strong wheel is detensioning which happens with almost all hand built wheels but never with machine. Nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By popeye

The last time you patched the tube you got part...

The last time you patched the tube you got part of it under the bead, that's not the tires fault. Partially fill the tube just enough to remove the wrinkles next time when you mount.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,289
Posted By popeye

I have a thread somewhere here where that...

I have a thread somewhere here where that happened to my wife. I wrapped it with dacron cord and coated with epoxy for one more ride until the new arm came.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By popeye

If nothing else you can track calories...

If nothing else you can track calories acturately. As an older rider I find it an invaluable tool to track fitness over a number of years. Often I will get home and say "that was a !@#$ ride" only...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,069
Posted By popeye

You have to be careful with a front brake on a...

You have to be careful with a front brake on a true track bike. That short wheelbase will toss you over the bars in an instant if you hard brake and my bike does not even have a rear brake boss. My...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,089
Posted By popeye

He was one of the good guys.

He was one of the good guys.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,500
Posted By popeye

28C 110 lbs? What do you weight? It is the supple...

28C 110 lbs? What do you weight? It is the supple sidewalls that make these great riding tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By popeye

Run a piece of cotton aground the inside of the...

Run a piece of cotton aground the inside of the tire looking for it to catch on something. Try it again with the tire inside out. A small piece of wire or glass and be hard to find. Listen to WhyFi.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,671
Posted By popeye

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By popeye

Tilt becomes critical when getting low. You...

Tilt becomes critical when getting low. You probably need to drop the nose just a bit.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By popeye

Give it time you will.

Give it time you will.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,894
Posted By popeye

The moral of the story is if they are not family...

The moral of the story is if they are not family don't draft.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By popeye

Boyd Altamonts.

Boyd Altamonts.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,115
Posted By popeye

Do you really think a cop wants to interact with...

Do you really think a cop wants to interact with a nasty cyclist? Snot everywhere. SoCal news says ride your bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,343
Posted By popeye

Cassette skips on a new chain = new cassette. You...

Cassette skips on a new chain = new cassette. You don't need a Park chain checker but it sure is convenient.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,693
Posted By popeye

Try and find a DA7800 left triple brifter. I took...

Try and find a DA7800 left triple brifter. I took that road for the old woman as far as I could take it. It was a great setup for her but she is now making do with Ultegra DI2 compact.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,787
Posted By popeye

I have been using them for some time but it is...

I have been using them for some time but it is very easy to get a twist at the stem without noticing. Care is advised.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,652
Posted By popeye

"Moth effect". It happens in daylight as well if...

"Moth effect". It happens in daylight as well if you use a flashing red.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,699
Posted By popeye

My last batch of Conti tubes all had loose cores.

My last batch of Conti tubes all had loose cores.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,815
Posted By popeye

Oh great more batteries. No thanks.

Oh great more batteries. No thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,132
Posted By popeye

Direct mount brakes are sweet!

Direct mount brakes are sweet!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 09:25 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,786
Posted By popeye

Take a look at the Boyd offerings. I just traded...

Take a look at the Boyd offerings. I just traded in a 5+yr old set of their 50/58's no longer offered on a set of 60's. Zero problems must have 40+K mi.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,309
Posted By popeye

My CF Boyds outlasted my AL rims by years and...

My CF Boyds outlasted my AL rims by years and were still going strong when I traded them in after 6 yrs.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,734
Posted By popeye

Feel free to hop on my wheel anytime. Nothing...

Feel free to hop on my wheel anytime. Nothing better than trading pulls with a complete stranger and never exchanging a word until the thanks at the end. It last happened two hours ago.
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