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Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By Abe_Froman

Hah, just the opposite here. I'd love an aero...

Hah, just the opposite here. I'd love an aero bike...but see no need to lose grams (or ounces...or even pounds).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,368
Posted By Abe_Froman

Do NOT decrease spoke tension. Increasing comfort...

Do NOT decrease spoke tension. Increasing comfort by forcing what should be a static rim to bend is about the worst possible option. I'd put it about in the same category as using an electric grinder...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,368
Posted By Abe_Froman

Man those pressures seem awfully high IMO.. ...

Man those pressures seem awfully high IMO..

I'm 190lbs. I run gp4000s in 28mm generally at 70F/75R. I've ridden them down closer to 60psi as well and they honestly were fine (and comfy as all...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,539
Posted By Abe_Froman

If that is what you believe, then you should...

If that is what you believe, then you should probably stay away from the Hammer stuff, gels, and anything with maltodextrin. Maltodextrin is the definition of refined, and is generally as high, or...
05-20-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,771
Posted By Abe_Froman

Exactly. We can all make excuses, or appeals to...

Exactly. We can all make excuses, or appeals to context, such as 'well everyone in that era was doping.' But the fact of the matter is that he broke the rules. Further, he cheapened the sport,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 257,569
Posted By Abe_Froman

Might I suggest that the thread title include...

Might I suggest that the thread title include "Questions About the Forum" rather than "Newbie Questions Answered Here?"

Just saying :D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,283
Posted By Abe_Froman

Well if interwebs people vouch for them, that's...

Well if interwebs people vouch for them, that's good enough for me :)

Looking at this one:...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,455
Posted By Abe_Froman

I'm not sure, though i would imagine a few weeks...

I'm not sure, though i would imagine a few weeks is reasonable, with great variation depending on the builder and how busy they are.

More importantly though...custom is not better. Heck, I bet in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,728
Posted By Abe_Froman

Well irony of ironies, I hit a rock this morning...

Well irony of ironies, I hit a rock this morning and damaged my sidewall 1 mile into a 100 mile ride :roflmao2: It was sort of my own fault though...this was at 4am in the dark, with a light on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Abe_Froman

$25 cassette, $20 chain, brakes that work. ...

$25 cassette, $20 chain, brakes that work.

After that, buy the best tires your budget will allow, and call it a day. Ride it until if and when you think the bike isnt doing the job anymore.
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 26,086
Posted By Abe_Froman

I think it's the requirement of the allen key...

I think it's the requirement of the allen key that's slowing it down for you...that's a bit silly IMO.

Just a tip...but if you're religious about putting the chain in the smallest cog in back,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,750
Posted By Abe_Froman

Except, I'm going to pay anyway and thwart his...

Except, I'm going to pay anyway and thwart his attempt at good will. That'll teach to be a spreader of good will :lol:
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