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Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,015
Posted By GlennR

I disagree. The geometry of a gavel bike is...

I disagree.

The geometry of a gavel bike is different from a road bike. And knobby tires are uncomfortable on tarmac while road tires are too slippery for offroad.

Sure you can make it work,...
05-15-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By GlennR

post #5

post #5
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,015
Posted By GlennR

My Cannondale SuperX. One set of wheels with 32mm...

My Cannondale SuperX. One set of wheels with 32mm tubeless all weather tires and a send set with 35 knobby. Both have 11-30 cassette.

https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/fenders.jpg
...
05-15-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3,983
Views: 581,012
Posted By GlennR

Headed out on a fund raiser, but due to Covid it...

Headed out on a fund raiser, but due to Covid it was solo since the event was virtual.

Here's what I did today:
75 miles, 15.8mph average, 2400 calories and 1600' of climbing over 6 hours with a...
05-15-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 275
Posted By GlennR

Just fueled my car. The station had 16 pumps and...

Just fueled my car. The station had 16 pumps and I was the only one there. paid $2.78/gallon. First time I fueled the car in 3 weeks.
05-15-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By GlennR

I didn't know that steel can assplode also.

I didn't know that steel can assplode also.
05-15-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By GlennR

I've hit both a number of times and not been...

I've hit both a number of times and not been impaled.

I guess i'm lucky.

BTW, not all carbon is the same, just as not all steel is the same.I've seen where the seatpost breaks away from the...
Forum: Northeast
05-15-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 233,479
Posted By GlennR

I thought it was you, but don't recognize you in...

I thought it was you, but don't recognize you in civilian cloths. I should recognize the "mouse" under your nose ;)

I participate in Cycle for Survival, which raised funds for Memorial...
Forum: Northeast
05-14-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 233,479
Posted By GlennR

So... crossing sunrise, light turns green so I...

So... crossing sunrise, light turns green so I go. Car from other side making left. Don't know how she missed me. I was already 2/3 the way across and wearing a bright red jersey.

Closest call yet.
Forum: Northeast
05-13-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 233,479
Posted By GlennR

They added 1/4 mile markers to the Bethpage MUP...

They added 1/4 mile markers to the Bethpage MUP from Linden north. They start at Sunrise and continue to Old Country where I got off the path. The erased the old one in Bethpage park and they are in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By GlennR

I saw that... kind of weird.

I saw that... kind of weird.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By GlennR

I thought the Madone was disc only. Just...

I thought the Madone was disc only.

Just looked and they do offer a rim brake frameset
Forum: Northeast
05-12-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 233,479
Posted By GlennR

Road to Captree and sorry I did. The wind was...

Road to Captree and sorry I did. The wind was murderous on the way home. 21mph there and 14mph back and I worked a lot harder on the way back.

I keep forgetting that the wind is double the speed...
05-09-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By GlennR

Not to Trekmogul ;)

Not to Trekmogul ;)
05-08-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,202
Posted By GlennR

I bet it's sitting neglected in a garage or a...

I bet it's sitting neglected in a garage or a closet never to be looked at.
05-08-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,486
Posted By GlennR

I trust NO ONE so if i'm drafting, i'm a safe...

I trust NO ONE so if i'm drafting, i'm a safe distance behind and not "on their wheel".
05-08-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By GlennR

I bet its fine. I hear too many stories about...

I bet its fine. I hear too many stories about people new to carbon bikes thinking they are fragile.. they are not.

I gouged the chain stay on my carbon bike and still road it 35 miles home. I...
05-08-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,410
Posted By GlennR

Same by me, a Cannondale store closed after 3...

Same by me, a Cannondale store closed after 3 year. Now there's a Trek store that opened 3 miles away 2 years later.

Luckily there are 2 other very good shops near me that i'v been doing business...
Forum: Northeast
05-08-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 233,479
Posted By GlennR

Road the Bethpage path, the section between...

Road the Bethpage path, the section between Merritts to Hempstead Turnpike is about 40% repaved. Not "glass" smooth but much better than before. The rough section in the park, about 100 feet, has...
05-08-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,202
Posted By GlennR

I'm under 50 per mile. The owner of the LBS...

I'm under 50 per mile.

The owner of the LBS once told me a guy from South Hampton dropped in and needed a bike as a prop for a fund raiser he was hosting. He walked around the shop and like the...
05-07-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,202
Posted By GlennR

Just because someone has an expensive bike, don't...

Just because someone has an expensive bike, don't assume they are "rich"

Just yesterday I was at the LBS and taking to one of the sales people and another customer in the parking lot. She said she...
05-07-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 442
Posted By GlennR

Shimano A520 ...

Shimano A520
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/Yj7yEjP0_KXSl7gSDHH6uTI_BXTUA833UKoiWxvABTgebITzRKGBfNEn6GDUQUbxKN2Oemq9bl4B6QtZqUteYqE8Cz1jNqGgpe8zvjqNIiR2kw
Forum: Northeast
05-06-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 233,479
Posted By GlennR

Good to know, the sign said it till May 6th, so...

Good to know, the sign said it till May 6th, so they finished on time.
05-05-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,650
Posted By GlennR

I passed 6 people today and I feel terrible. ...

I passed 6 people today and I feel terrible.

4 of them had training wheels and 1 had a trailer.

BTW... the 6th had aero bars.
Forum: Northeast
05-04-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 233,479
Posted By GlennR

As posted, some section of the Bethpage path are...

As posted, some section of the Bethpage path are closed. So I just went around those section using the streets.
05-03-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 5,356
Posted By GlennR

Just gain 20 pounds, You'll burn more calories...

Just gain 20 pounds, You'll burn more calories and you don't have to buy a different bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,338
Posted By GlennR

Electronic shifting is a the top of the list. ...

Electronic shifting is a the top of the list.

Carbon wheels and the list goes on.
05-03-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 748
Posted By GlennR

https://www.amazon.com/Protection-Cooling-Sleeves-...

https://www.amazon.com/Protection-Cooling-Sleeves-Running-Basketball/dp/B07TFPXZ92/ref=asc_df_B07TFPXZ92/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=366289984963&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=15419594103003555717&hvp...
05-01-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 800
Posted By GlennR

https://www.amazon.com/PEARL-IZUMI-Mens-Elite-Glov...

https://www.amazon.com/PEARL-IZUMI-Mens-Elite-Glove/dp/B07ZZD86KY
https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/61MTdyWZgJL._AC_SX425_.jpg
Forum: Northeast
05-01-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 233,479
Posted By GlennR

Another windy day. I guess the wind is Long...

Another windy day. I guess the wind is Long Island's version of hills.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By GlennR

Now i have 100 new "friends". ;)

Now i have 100 new "friends". ;)
04-30-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By GlennR

Cheaper to replace a cracked seatpost than a...

Cheaper to replace a cracked seatpost than a cracked frame.
Forum: Northeast
04-29-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 233,479
Posted By GlennR

Got drizzled on but it was worth it... I needed...

Got drizzled on but it was worth it... I needed to get out.
Forum: Northeast
04-29-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 233,479
Posted By GlennR

Up..it as me. I headed north to Northport and it...

Up..it as me. I headed north to Northport and it was hotter than i expected.
04-27-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By GlennR

Nothing is idiot proof.

Nothing is idiot proof.
04-27-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3,983
Views: 581,012
Posted By GlennR

https://i.imgur.com/MrLb5Y4.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/MrLb5Y4.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By GlennR

You win? glad you're both OK.

You win?

glad you're both OK.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 721
Posted By GlennR

Yup... it's done.

Yup... it's done.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By GlennR

Harder than this? ...

Harder than this?
https://i.imgur.com/fyrl5U1.jpg

I walked away. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By GlennR

If I take both wheels off I can get one bike in...

If I take both wheels off I can get one bike in the trunk with the rear seat up. That leaves plenty of room for a second bike int he back seat with both wheels removed. Just use a sheet to protect...
04-26-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 866
Posted By GlennR

I hear for all NASCAR races and for LeMans they...

I hear for all NASCAR races and for LeMans they are eliminating the pits. The drivers will be issued a Harbor Freight tool kit.
...
04-25-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,037
Posted By GlennR

I prefer "GET OFF MY GRASS" at the neighbor's...

I prefer "GET OFF MY GRASS" at the neighbor's kids.
04-25-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,037
Posted By GlennR

I have a MUP 2 miles from my house and know when...

I have a MUP 2 miles from my house and know when to avoid it and when it's OK to ride.

The MUPs have a technical speed limit of 15mph. When it's nice out there can be a lot of walkers with kids...
Forum: Northeast
04-25-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 233,479
Posted By GlennR

Why yes it is. I usually avoid it by taking...

Why yes it is.

I usually avoid it by taking the streets.
Forum: Northeast
04-25-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 233,479
Posted By GlennR

They put signs up on the section between...

They put signs up on the section between Merrirtts Road and Hempstead Turnpike.North of that to the circle will be open.
04-25-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,611
Posted By GlennR

This person should not be on that path... it's...

This person should not be on that path... it's too crowded.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,137
Posted By GlennR

$$$$$$$$ Did I put enough dollar signs in?

$$$$$$$$

Did I put enough dollar signs in?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,137
Posted By GlennR

If you buy a $15,000 bike that's less than your...

If you buy a $15,000 bike that's less than your new car will depreciate in 3 years.

It seems the "sweet" spot for a great bike is the $4000-$5000 range. You can get a really nice frame with...
04-23-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 893
Posted By GlennR

I would avoid riding on public roads. Try to find...

I would avoid riding on public roads. Try to find a wide, flat and uncrowded bike path and build up your confidence.
Forum: Northeast
04-23-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 233,479
Posted By GlennR

I think they will be fixing the section where...

I think they will be fixing the section where they have the orange barrels and the roots have lifted the blacktop.

About time.
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