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Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By cxwrench

Doesn't matter how it's made, what makes the...

Doesn't matter how it's made, what makes the difference is what's it made out of. I would imagine forging would help any type of material last a little longer but the difference in material hardness...
09-11-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 992
Posted By tempocyclist

I chuck my gloves in the wash the at same time as...

I chuck my gloves in the wash the at same time as washing the rest of my kit!


That's after every ride, just to make that clear... 😅
09-05-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 679
Posted By Maelochs

I'd recommend anything in 700x25-28.

I'd recommend anything in 700x25-28.
08-27-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,450
Posted By alcjphil

Half the water bottles I have were free at...

Half the water bottles I have were free at various events I have done. They stay in the holder much more securely than soda bottles. Most I have ever paid for one was about $10
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,140
Posted By Sy Reene

Just use TheProsCloset for reference. Their used...

Just use TheProsCloset for reference. Their used bikes are sometimes higher priced than new.
08-08-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,890
Posted By smd4

But how many extra strokes could that result in?...

But how many extra strokes could that result in? Admittedly, I'm basing these comments on my 700 X 23s, which don't have a huge volume to begin with.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 804
Posted By bblair

Got an email this morning saying they will...

Got an email this morning saying they will replace.

Fortunately, I bought it online via the Wahoo Store, because if I got it through my LBS the receipt would be long gone.

Since no HR data for...
08-02-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,720
Posted By Rolla

Ah. The forum is probably in on the Council of...

Ah. The forum is probably in on the Council of Bikes’ diabolical scheme. Thank goodness for tinfoil hats.
07-30-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,136
Posted By Pratt

Contacts?

Contacts?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,935
Posted By Bob Ross

BF never fails to deliver.

BF never fails to deliver.
07-18-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,939
Posted By Daniel4

If you ignore all types of friction and...

If you ignore all types of friction and resistance, in ideal conditions, they both use the same amount of energy. It's simply the change in mgh.
07-17-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 873
Posted By 70sSanO

Depends on what you are looking for. Higher...

Depends on what you are looking for. Higher quality folding 26 mtb tires are tougher to find. The selection is hit or miss and I doubt there will be any innovation with the size going forward.
...
07-16-22, 11:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 673
Posted By Ogsarg

If the bike is getting ridden 500/month, the...

If the bike is getting ridden 500/month, the tires are not going to last long enough to matter.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,229
Posted By tempocyclist

I've ridden thousands of miles on the old GP4000...

I've ridden thousands of miles on the old GP4000 tyres, the new GP5000's tyres, and also the old and new version Pirelli P-Zero tyres. To be honest, I'd be hard pressed to tell the difference in a...
07-12-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,272
Posted By Reflector Guy

Fortunately, the solution to those oily, greasy...

Fortunately, the solution to those oily, greasy stains is as close as the nearest dumpster. Vodka cleans them right up!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By Iride01

How good a climber are you? ...

How good a climber are you?

https://pjammcycling.com/climb/1.Mauna-Kea
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,887
Views: 471,392
Posted By LowCel

A picture from a few weeks ago near Snowshoe, WV....

A picture from a few weeks ago near Snowshoe, WV.

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,209
Posted By tomato coupe

It sounds like you have an itch. An itch should...

It sounds like you have an itch. An itch should be scratched, so go with the Campy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,587
Posted By N2deep

I like pro's closet and buy a lot of...

I like pro's closet and buy a lot of components-mostly wheels from them. My only gripe is that they lack a mechanism/system to make an offer on a bike, especially since some of the bikes have really...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,657
Posted By genejockey

"..just another arm of Big Gravel"? Like this...

"..just another arm of Big Gravel"? Like this guy?
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,960
Posted By beng1

Wow, am I ever ugly......

Had my wife snap some photos of me on my road-bike in an "aero" position to see what I could improve on, but unfortunately I don't have the millions of dollars for the elective surgery to turn me...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,610
Posted By DonkeyShow

+2 psi over the max to be on the safe side.

+2 psi over the max to be on the safe side.
05-02-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,167
Posted By Taymob

I live in Texas, so people who think its funny to...

I live in Texas, so people who think its funny to roll coal.
04-26-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,198
Posted By indyfabz

6.02x10^23

6.02x10^23
04-19-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,919
Posted By rydabent

As I have posted before, this year I turn 84, and...

As I have posted before, this year I turn 84, and in warm weather I ride 20 to 35 miles every other day. I have never been a speed demon, and prefer to check out the sights from the up right seat of...
04-19-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,919
Posted By Ray9

75 and still cycling.

It is cold here in New England and cycling after winter is unpleasant, uncomfortable, and painful. Why do I keep doing it? I made the decision to buy three very expensive bicycles over the years...
04-16-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By RGMN

Wrong technical manual for the rear derailleur...

Wrong technical manual for the rear derailleur the OP has. Here's the correct one: Rear derailleur - mechanical units...
04-07-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,478
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Beverly bridge over Colombia River on Iron Horse Trail

Washington State Parks has refurbished the former Milwaukee Road bridge spanning the Columbia River at the town of Beverly.

The repurposed bridge connects the west side of the Palouse to Cascades...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,787
Posted By PeteHski

Yep, IIRC I think it's 73 psi max for hookless...

Yep, IIRC I think it's 73 psi max for hookless rims.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,787
Posted By vespasianus

Hookless? Those can only be pumped to a certain...

Hookless? Those can only be pumped to a certain pressure that might be too low for a 25mm tire. How much do you weigh?
03-09-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,943
Posted By bruce19

I have bought a couple Mavic UST wheels and...

I have bought a couple Mavic UST wheels and everything was easy and as expected. I also just bought a 2016 GURU PHOTON and am waiting for delivery. In the course of these purchases I have had...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,551
Posted By WhyFi

It's such a shame that getting fitter and buying...

It's such a shame that getting fitter and buying nicer wheels are mutually exclusive.
01-30-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,944
Posted By CAT7RDR

I get the gist of what you are saying. However,...

I get the gist of what you are saying.
However, health, fitness, QOL, less medical expenses, positive lifestyle and enjoyment, cycling friendships, sense of well being and accomplishments and more...
01-28-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By Rdmonster69

And Just Like That....My Titanium Bike Build was Done

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01-25-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,465
Posted By livedarklions

My sodium frame was great until the day I rode it...

My sodium frame was great until the day I rode it in the rain.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By datlas

I think the chance for crank breakage, although...

I think the chance for crank breakage, although low, actually goes up with this change.
01-21-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,656
Posted By mcours2006

I agree that windchill on a bike is less...

I agree that windchill on a bike is less relevant. If I you're riding with a tail wind then it negates the windchill factor. However, the wind still works to take heat away from your body even if you...
01-18-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,328
Posted By tomato coupe

You don't need a HR monitor or a power meter. ...

You don't need a HR monitor or a power meter. The secret to setting PRs on climbs is patience. You have to wait until ... you have a day with a tailwind.
01-10-22, 11:57 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 11,593
Posted By GhostRider62

Because cagers are killing us with impunity

Because cagers are killing us with impunity
01-10-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,172
Posted By rumrunn6

I drove 4Runners (4) over 20 years. I think maybe...

I drove 4Runners (4) over 20 years. I think maybe I carried 1 bike inside 1 time. all other times they were on bike racks. up to 4, for family trips. great vehicles & great fun. but the rear cargo...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,991
Views: 564,102
Posted By EventServices

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Time exposure using the light on my phone to write. In Leonard, MI.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,056
Posted By Kapusta

I think you may be mixing up two different...

I think you may be mixing up two different things: Wheel diameter vs tire width.

A mullet is a bike with a larger wheel diameter in the front. 29/27.5 is the current thing, but you use to see...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,560
Posted By SuperRichard

Older Parts

There is a huge secondary market for old components. I was able to restore my 50 year old PX10. That is an extreme case as it took some time, however, for even a 20 yr old bike. I think you would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,560
Posted By msu2001la

Maybe I'm misunderstanding what you mean by "dead...

Maybe I'm misunderstanding what you mean by "dead or dying standards" here, and I'm not trying to start a rim vs disc debate, but rim brakes are already obsolete in terms of future standards. Almost...
10-25-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,870
Posted By tyrion

You're missing one fork leg.

You're missing one fork leg.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,407
Posted By Doomrider74

Athletes also used to regularly take cocaine as a...

Athletes also used to regularly take cocaine as a stimulant but it doesn't mean its a good idea. Training methods change, based on scientific studies.

If you're not concerned with the accuracy of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,924
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Rule of thumb (which isn't always true) is that...

Rule of thumb (which isn't always true) is that you can ignore the max pressure on the tire, but should pay attention to the max pressure of the rim.

But for a 32 mm and a not super heavy rider,...
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