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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By rsbob

You are entirely correct in all your statements. ...

You are entirely correct in all your statements. Have a good evening.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,345
Posted By DonkeyShow

spec miata style

spec miata style
09-13-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By cyccommute

Shouldnít be a problem. You can think of wax as...

Shouldnít be a problem. You can think of wax as being solid oil. It is has the same molecular structure as oil but with a longer molecular chain. Oil based chain lubricants usually have some kind of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,857
Posted By njkayaker

Meh. So, they said it in a less than accurate...

Meh. So, they said it in a less than accurate way.

Itís not likely they can ask for proof you ordered a specialized bike elsewhere.

They canít legally force you to accept another bike instead...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By Koyote

Iíve got room in my life for both drinking and...

Iíve got room in my life for both drinking and cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By bruce19

I am 75. In college I was a football (QB) and...

I am 75. In college I was a football (QB) and baseball (SS) player. I was serious and I did not drink except for the Saturday post-game frat party. These days I am good for 3-5 oz of whiskey every...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By DonkeyShow

I could prob bike better if I drank less. Tho I...

I could prob bike better if I drank less. Tho I do enjoying microdosing psilocybin before rides to keep me from getting bored. I've always been fit as far as strength and conditioning goes but my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,820
Posted By pgjackson

Never understood why so many people get bent out...

Never understood why so many people get bent out of shape over other people owning nice things. I have had a lot of hobbies over the years...boating, cycling, guitar, watches, guns, jetskis...and in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,820
Posted By LarrySellerz

I dont get the whole "poser" thing. Like who...

I dont get the whole "poser" thing. Like who cares if someone has expensive gear and a nice bike but are a weak cyclist, maybe they are rich
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,820
Posted By Koyote

I'm always a bit baffled by these posts and...

I'm always a bit baffled by these posts and threads about snobby cyclists. I've ridden and raced in a bunch of states, with varied people, and have never noticed any snobbish behavior among cyclists....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,820
Posted By burnthesheep

Why should I care? I tend to hang around the...

Why should I care? I tend to hang around the folks into the same kind of riding I do. If there are subsets of those folks of the ones that care too much about how they are perceived, I let that be....
08-09-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 902
Posted By Troul

I road ride, use all the gears as a favorite; my...

I road ride, use all the gears as a favorite; my butt is big & cannot lie, won't deny it either.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,550
Posted By guachi

I've been on internet discussion forums for...

I've been on internet discussion forums for almost 30 years now. RChung is a troll. Just ignore him or block him.

EDIT: After reading something around 10,000,000+ comments on discussion forums...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,550
Posted By chaadster

There was no pointing out, only obtuse,...

There was no pointing out, only obtuse, unsubstantiated assertion. You may find that kind of childish stuff compelling, but Iím still not interested.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,758
Posted By SoSmellyAir

I am the opposite, I like bibs because I need...

I am the opposite, I like bibs because I need that panel to support my gut.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,950
Posted By Parkyy16

I don't think we have enough information, OP. ...

I don't think we have enough information, OP. Before dropping your money on a bike, get a bike fit from the ground up and get the fitter's advice on picking out the bike. They'll probably be able...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,950
Posted By Litespud

Colnago C64 with Super Record EPS and some new...

Colnago C64 with Super Record EPS and some new Bora WTO 45mm wheels - that should do the trick
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,566
Posted By tyrion

If your hub makes a lot of noise when you stop...

If your hub makes a lot of noise when you stop pedalling, that indicates to other people how fast you are.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,731
Posted By WhyFi

When our wheels and frames assplode, despite dire...

When our wheels and frames assplode, despite dire warnings against riding them, the gloves help to keep the crabon shrapnel out of our palms.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,731
Posted By KLiNCK

I wear them just for the suntan lines! :thumb: ...

I wear them just for the suntan lines! :thumb:

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04-21-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,356
Posted By CAT7RDR

Get your husband/wife bike riding. Start simple...

Get your husband/wife bike riding. Start simple and short and let it grow on him/her.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,693
Posted By guachi

Probably little other than making your wallet...

Probably little other than making your wallet lighter. Bontrager released several new RSL and Pro wheels last week. The RSL 51 is $2400 for the pair and weighs 1410g. The Pro 51 is 1590g and is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,849
Posted By smashndash

I'd also like to add that HR profiles will vary...

I'd also like to add that HR profiles will vary between people even for a given exertion level. If you have a strong weightlifting background but not a lot of endurance, you could feasibly see much...
04-20-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,945
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

My father always told me, “Never go cheap on...

My father always told me, “Never go cheap on whisky, women or toilet paper.” Wise words, indeed.


edited to add: You should probably go to different clubs (or just stay home!) if your bung hole...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,031
Posted By Doomrider74

I dont find speed on the flat translates to the...

I dont find speed on the flat translates to the hills at all. Climbing, particularly long, steep climbs, are a complete different beast, IMO, and need to be practiced. Its almost as much of a mental...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,849
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Here are a couple tips, I hope any of them winds...

Here are a couple tips, I hope any of them winds up being useful. 🙂

How much you should ride in each zone depends on goals, like getting faster (once a long distance or a sprint?), build up a base...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,233
Posted By Leinster

2lbs heavier, and twice the price, of mechanical...

2lbs heavier, and twice the price, of mechanical 105.

I'd just buy 105 mechanical, I don't need a 12th gear, or electronic shifting, that badly. And if I had that money for a Group, I'd probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,579
Posted By RedllowFenix

Thanks! I would look into those.

Thanks! I would look into those.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,579
Posted By jaxgtr

I have the Pro 3V on my Domane which are 25mm...

I have the Pro 3V on my Domane which are 25mm internal and I run the 32s. No issues with acceleration.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,579
Posted By jaxgtr

I just picked up some of these for my wife's...

I just picked up some of these for my wife's bike. Really nice wheels.
04-14-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By tomato coupe

Kids are very aware of sock height by the time...

Kids are very aware of sock height by the time they're 4 years old.
04-14-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By wilson_smyth

For all the new cyclists who are a bit uncertain of themselves

This is for the new people uncertain of themselves and also for the seasoned cyclists.
This man knows the truth.
IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO ALL THE NEW CYCLISTS DURING COVID, AND a Note to Experienced...
04-14-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By 70sSanO

I would think 46-30 chainrings with an 11, or...

I would think 46-30 chainrings with an 11, or 12-36 would be a good choice. Keep in mind the more you ride the stronger you’ll get.

I’m assuming your are coming down the 5 and then heading to the...
04-14-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 969
Posted By cxwrench

You now have 'toe overlap'. I have had it on...

You now have 'toe overlap'. I have had it on every road and track bike I've ever had. It is no where near as serious as you seem to think it is. Thousands of riders deal with it every day.
04-14-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By freeranger

The more teeth on the largest cog of the rear...

The more teeth on the largest cog of the rear cassette, and the less teeth on the small front chainring, the easier it will be to climb a hill. You want something with a 1 to 1 ratio, or less. So if...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,219
Posted By Rodrigo Kenobi

I'd love a carbon bike, just can't afford one and...

I'd love a carbon bike, just can't afford one and am not willing to buy a crappy no-brand one.
04-13-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 237,295
Posted By WheresWaldo

It might I have not tested that clip and I don't...

It might I have not tested that clip and I don't have one. It was designed to clip into this part,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By Mojo31

Couldn't tell you on those. My peasant 350s are...

Couldn't tell you on those. My peasant 350s are very quiet. Apples and oranges though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,208
Posted By Moe Zhoost

You think that chain is dirty? You must be one...

You think that chain is dirty? You must be one of those waxers. Thankfully I was able to break that habit a decade ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,208
Posted By walnutz

If thatís an extremely dirty chain, Iím in...

If thatís an extremely dirty chain, Iím in trouble 😮. As for OP, that is a really bizarre failure, glad it didnít cause any major issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20,193
Views: 4,500,415
Posted By jaxgtr

Found an outstanding conditioned, 7 month old,...

Found an outstanding conditioned, 7 month old, barely used Trek FX4 Sport Carbon for my wife. I was in a generous mood and also picked up a pair of Bontrager Aeolus Pro 37's to replace the boat...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,906
Posted By woodcraft

And come to a full stop at every stop sign, and...

And come to a full stop at every stop sign, and never blow a snot rocket, and always announce when passing. Thanks grandma.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20,193
Views: 4,500,415
Posted By Mojo31

Latest adds to the Domane - Crabon bars ...

Latest adds to the Domane -

Crabon bars
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Stages left side power meter...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,906
Posted By superdex

/thread.

/thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,201
Posted By rubiksoval

If you're not using kJ for caloric expenditure,...

If you're not using kJ for caloric expenditure, you're just guessing. It's a pointless exercise.

Use a powermeter or don't worry about it is my advice.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,906
Posted By Eric F

I have just learned that the Varia is compatible...

I have just learned that the Varia is compatible with my Wahoo Bolt, and has been added to my "I need this" list.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,906
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Overall this is the correct way to look at it. ...

Overall this is the correct way to look at it. But it's also important to remember driving makes people irritable, puts them in a hurry, and most drivers feel entitled to the road and believe bikes...
04-06-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 14,634
Posted By BCAC

Compared to other hobbies and interests Iíve had...

Compared to other hobbies and interests Iíve had over the years from sailing, to Airstreams, scuba, competitive shooting, etc well, bicycling isnít that bad.

You can do all those things I...
04-05-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,450
Posted By chaadster

I gotta say, most of the threads on the topic are...

I gotta say, most of the threads on the topic are rubbish, and I’ve seen a lot of them over the course of my +12 years on BF. I say this because it was only this year that I saw someone suggest...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,703
Posted By Sy Reene

Bunny-hopping a railroad tie, lying across the...

Bunny-hopping a railroad tie, lying across the road, at 44mph = Impressive
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