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Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,356
Posted By Koyote

"Shrinkage! There was shrinkage!"

"Shrinkage! There was shrinkage!"
12-08-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,024
Posted By one4smoke

Methinks Specializedís development and marketing...

Methinks Specializedís development and marketing teams was smoking a little weed...
12-08-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,504
Posted By Reflector Guy

I must've missed any consternation the OP might...

I must've missed any consternation the OP might have been having regarding the fit of his bike. Seems quite the opposite.
11-14-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,106
Posted By Ald1

Amen to that! When I got back into cycling, three...

Amen to that! When I got back into cycling, three years ago, at age 65 and slightly overweigh, I went into a shop to look at a leftover Domane for 6k. I stood around the expensive bikes and was...
11-12-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,452
Posted By rsbob

This thread is all about suffering.

This thread is all about suffering.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,450
Posted By jaxgtr

I ordered a Domane SL7 in Aug with a "Dec"...

I ordered a Domane SL7 in Aug with a "Dec" Delivery date, then it got pushed to Jan, Feb, Mar, and when it got to April, I cancelled it and ordered a Domane Project 1 and was riding it in 10 days....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,700
Posted By 2Wheelforfun

I am OK if it takes that long. Maybe it will get...

I am OK if it takes that long. Maybe it will get here sooner. In the interim I won't have any problem putting in some miles on my trusty Scott.

Save a few bucks by going with stock color.
11-10-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,452
Posted By Mojo31

Sometimes they beat them. Especially the dead...

Sometimes they beat them. Especially the dead ones. :deadhorse:
11-10-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,452
Posted By indyfabz

They shoot horses, donít they?

They shoot horses, donít they?
11-10-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By TerryDi2C

It won't replace it, it IS an A-junction ;-) ...

It won't replace it, it IS an A-junction ;-)

All of these are "a" Junction A:

SM-EW67 (for use with external batteries only)
SM-EW90-A (3 ports)
SM-EW90-B (5 ports)
SC-MT800 (MTB...
11-02-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,635
Posted By jadocs

OP, Not sure I am understanding - did you...

OP,

Not sure I am understanding - did you say you have the tension set on max? If so loosen it up.

Second thing: I also unclip on the left. My technique is to unclip in advance and coast to a...
10-31-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,489
Posted By Tomm Willians

Today I put a ring on it !

Married my adventure/cycling buddy today in Reno ! Between her sense of humor, zest for life and an incredible collection of bikes I would have been nuts to not tie this knot....
10-30-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,725
Posted By Mojo31

Another for ya - ...

Another for ya -

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10-14-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,533
Posted By Germany_chris

I did too until I got a CPAP machine and a mask...

I did too until I got a CPAP machine and a mask now I drool every night while 100 PSI is shoved into my lungs :lol:
10-08-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,361
Posted By tcs

Oh, to be sure, magazines sell their subscriber's...

Oh, to be sure, magazines sell their subscriber's names and mailing addresses.

Back decades ago when magazines were a thing I would subscribe with a bogus middle initial so I could track who sold...
10-06-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,709
Posted By DrIsotope

This is a road no one should want to go down....

This is a road no one should want to go down. Once you start cataloging the wear parts, thinking about the little odds and ends--
and of course the purchases of wants and not just needs, the cost...
10-06-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,040
Posted By bruce19

As far as I can tell my junk is virtual so no...

As far as I can tell my junk is virtual so no worries.
10-03-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,469
Posted By Koyote

Since it seems like the apocalypse could come at...

Since it seems like the apocalypse could come at any moment now, this is probably wise.
09-30-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By vespasianus

Mine does not have a pin. I use a zip cord to...

Mine does not have a pin. I use a zip cord to secure it. The velcro latch was not confidence inspiring.
09-29-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,037
Posted By badger1

That is because they are concentrating on not...

That is because they are concentrating on not being catapulted over their bars by their disc brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,700
Posted By wthensler

First off, a big congrats is in order! I somehow...

First off, a big congrats is in order! I somehow feel a bit guilty that I may have goaded you into the upgrade, LOL! I can assure you that once you get it, you will forget all about the extra $$$. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,700
Posted By jaxgtr

So went to the shop today....Cancelled the SL 7...

So went to the shop today....Cancelled the SL 7 and ordered my SLR 7 in Viper Red. I should have it in my grubby little hands in 10 -14 days. I wanted a 11-30 cassette, but between that and them...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,549
Posted By ilovebiking

Thanks for the input

To all that replied to my original question--thank you for taking the time to add your comments and advice. All, or most, were really helpful.

I think with my current riding skill ("A" rider...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,549
Posted By SkepticalOne

I think the reference is to the ProEndurance fit...

I think the reference is to the ProEndurance fit available as a Project One option for the Domane...a longer top tube and shorter head tube more akin to the fit of the Madone...apologies in advance...
09-27-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,588
Posted By gecho

I think you have to look at not just cadence but...

I think you have to look at not just cadence but wattage. When out with very slow riders I have to lower my cadence to around 70 or less (or handicap myself with a less efficient bike). High...
09-25-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By Gary in NJ

LBS for the Win

My neighbors own a great bike ship in the heart of Clinton NJ. I stopped in there a few months ago and told them I was looking for a new bike. We discussed the different bikes they carry and agreed...
09-24-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

It looks like two shots "blended" together. So...

It looks like two shots "blended" together. So both lens and viewing angle changes. Andy
09-23-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By sch

My 11-32 cassette also makes different noises...

My 11-32 cassette also makes different noises when up or down shifting at different places in the cassette on
my Di2 bike. How much torque is on the system also alters the noise level. Some shifts...
09-22-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 17,963
Posted By wgscott

Unplug the battery and try it again.

Unplug the battery and try it again.
09-22-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,409
Posted By PoorInRichfield

If the OP was concerned about weight, he'd be...

If the OP was concerned about weight, he'd be looking at a Trek Emonda. The Domane is an endurance bike with front and rear ISO decouplers that work quite well for dampening shock from the rider. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,220
Posted By tyrion

People are keeping their gloves in their...

People are keeping their gloves in their handlebar bags so they don't get dirty.
09-19-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,736
Posted By GlennR

Unless you can read minds, lets wait till they...

Unless you can read minds, lets wait till they respond. Otherwise you're pissing in the wind.
09-19-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 812
Posted By Retro Grouch

I always tell people that it's better to use a...

I always tell people that it's better to use a $20. That way you are more likely to open up the tire and fix it properly after you get home.
09-19-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,792
Posted By big john

I don't think I've ever seen anyone do that.

I don't think I've ever seen anyone do that.
09-18-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,971
Posted By UnderDawgAl

Rather, it was because of Barney Frank and Ted...

Rather, it was because of Barney Frank and Ted Kennedy, among others in Congress, who sponsored legislation requiring a certain percentage of loans being given to non-credit worthy recipients in...
09-18-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,792
Posted By deacon mark

[QUOTE=Bigbus;21700619]I still haven't mastered...

[QUOTE=Bigbus;21700619]I still haven't mastered riding without hands in the standing position for more than a few seconds while pedaling, but other than that I stand up with my arms out when coming...
09-18-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I seriously doubt the shifter is a fixed to bars...

I seriously doubt the shifter is a fixed to bars assembly. Perhaps a set screw in a less then obvious location? Another grip sizing option is if the grips are slide ons (not clamped ons) is to simple...
09-16-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,777
Posted By GlennR

The location and spacing of the marks. It's...

The location and spacing of the marks.

It's not rocket science... or maybe it is.
09-14-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,378
Posted By epnnf

Update: got new cassette- problem solved! (after...

Update: got new cassette- problem solved! (after slight adjustment)
ummm, my cassette has seen ... 4 previous chains, not 2 as I previously stated :mad:
This is my old cassette: ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,165
Posted By Koyote

sced : That's quite an articulate response. I...

sced : That's quite an articulate response. I haven't heard such a witty and intelligent rebuttal since I last saw my ex-wife.

Not really sure what you are getting at. Do you think that there is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,884
Posted By rubiksoval

Never buy an ugly bike.

Never buy an ugly bike.
09-09-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,409
Posted By fietsbob

No, Fool ! willful ignorance? how about...

No, Fool ! willful ignorance?

how about the 36:30 ..

I toured Europe West to East & back & British Isles years ago

high 13:50. Low 24:34..

2 foot gear works in steep...
09-09-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,336
Posted By nomadmax

Baseball card and a clothes pin.

Baseball card and a clothes pin.
09-08-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,409
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Me too. I've done em in 26x32, with 26"...

Me too. I've done em in 26x32, with 26" wheels.
09-08-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,409
Posted By tomato coupe

There aren't many cyclists who are going to...

There aren't many cyclists who are going to "spin" their way up a 25% grade with that gearing.
09-08-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,407
Posted By Kapusta

The locks are not at all intuitive. And they...

The locks are not at all intuitive.

And they don't fit very well in either receiver I have tried them in.
09-08-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,409
Posted By kingston

I just did the calcs. An average sized person on...

I just did the calcs. An average sized person on an average bike would have to push about 365 watts to spin at 90 rpm up a 25% grade with a 34/40.

Edit: I mixed up MPH/KPH on the calculations....
09-08-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,409
Posted By tomato coupe

Funny stuff.

Funny stuff.
09-08-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,407
Posted By BoraxKid

Did you read OP's post? apparently how to button...

Did you read OP's post? apparently how to button it up is not intuitive, hence OP had to seek advice from strangers on the internet.
09-05-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,917
Posted By Kapusta

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