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05-30-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By Cheez

I don't wanna dirty up my nice chain, cassette,...

I don't wanna dirty up my nice chain, cassette, rear derailleur, and the overall bike. I like to keep it new and I wax my bike almost after every ride... I wipe my chain off a few times a week. I...
05-13-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,001
Posted By look566 rider

I've been a baaad Boy!

Shhh! Don't tell my wife!

My first (and probably only) bespoke build bike! Rim brake, Willow Green with Vanilla Shake panels. Chorus 12 speed. Hed Ardennes LT wheelset.

...
05-06-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 13,538
Posted By pdlamb

Is your point that some people dress differently...

Is your point that some people dress differently than you, or that they ride faster than you do?
05-05-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,950
Posted By kahn

Talk to those 70 year olds still riding. And, of...

Talk to those 70 year olds still riding. And, of course, I will throw anecdotal "evidence" that human tissue: ligaments, tendons, muscle, cartilage and bone only have so much life to them. Same hip...
04-08-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,695
Posted By RChung

He appears not to believe in the "V" shape. He...

He appears not to believe in the "V" shape. He appears to believe that RR is flat, or nearly so, and then increases. Because he doesn't think there's a "V," he doesn't believe that the slope of the...
04-08-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,695
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Not that again. That 'debunking' has already been...

Not that again. That 'debunking' has already been debunked:
https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/specials/grand-prix-5000-comparison

They tested the same GP5000 tire in 23,25,28, and 32mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,498
Posted By Chi_Z

most shimano stuff from aliexpress are fake, the...

most shimano stuff from aliexpress are fake, the price is a dead givaway
02-28-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,312
Posted By gregf83

Fond memories of our last trip to Girona. Had to...

Fond memories of our last trip to Girona. Had to cancel last year's planned visit to Sicily.

It wouldn't be the same riding these roads solo...
...
01-24-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,969
Posted By mack_turtle

I think their sizing is for everyone except fat...

I think their sizing is for everyone except fat Americans. the rest of the world has to size down if the product was designed by Americans.
01-10-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,603
Posted By judeen_buck

New bike day - Trek Domane AL 2 Disc

Hi all, I bought a new bike and wanted to share. This is a Trek Domane Al 2 Disc in Mulsanne Blue & Black.

New, like from a bike shop new. I've only ever had bought used or got an old bike from a...
12-19-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,406
Posted By Sy Reene

Common with eg. Vittoria city tires. Urbano...

Common with eg. Vittoria city tires. Urbano product list:

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1206x788/urbano_skus_beccb280c673857306f532f0716af1b824b6dbbb.jpg
12-19-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,406
Posted By mack_turtle

622 mm is the bead diameter of a 700C wheel....

622 mm is the bead diameter of a 700C wheel. 622-47 is the ERTRO sizing designation of a tire that might get the nominal designation 700x45c or 700x47c. The nominal sizes are not exact, and an exact...
12-15-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,701
Posted By Kapusta

How to avoid being drafted...... Bone spurs?

How to avoid being drafted......

Bone spurs?
12-11-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,427
Posted By Danhedonia

I don't understand why this is difficult to...

I don't understand why this is difficult to imagine. I'd find it difficult to imagine the wear on the bibs being in between his shoulder blades - but not on the part of the body that is closest to...
11-12-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,512
Posted By MarcusT

I just wave, like they're old friends.

I just wave, like they're old friends.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,385
Posted By LAJ

Learn to quit working so hard prior to the...

Learn to quit working so hard prior to the rolling hills part of the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,385
Posted By tomato coupe

Hire a coach. There's more to riding fast than...

Hire a coach. There's more to riding fast than just putting out watts, especially in a group.
10-21-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,197
Posted By OBoile

Remco has proven he can TT with the best. ...

Remco has proven he can TT with the best.
https://www.procyclingstats.com/race/world-championship-itt/2019/result/result
10-17-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,562
Posted By 79pmooney

There's another consideration. Getting a flat...

There's another consideration. Getting a flat (or even violent blowout) at high speed is no big deal on tubulars. You can even brake gently with the flatted wheel. I've blown them at 45. Yes, my...
10-17-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,831
Posted By Happy Feet

The argument about whether we create our own...

The argument about whether we create our own proteins or not reminds me of a similar one about organic manure and fertilizer salts in Horticulture college back when organic was being introduced as a...
10-16-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,562
Posted By HTupolev

Tubulars aren't about being "faster," at least...

Tubulars aren't about being "faster," at least not on the road. They have a weight advantage, but it doesn't necessarily overcome their marginal penalties to rolling resistance and aerodynamic drag....
10-16-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,831
Posted By 79pmooney

When I raced 40+ years ago, I read the Rodale...

When I raced 40+ years ago, I read the Rodale Press book "Food For Fitness". It stressed that protein needs were barely higher for endurance athletes that a resting person except during early season...
09-26-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,510
Posted By jack pot

I recommend Rudy Giuliani :)

I recommend Rudy Giuliani :)
09-25-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,510
Posted By Erzulis Boat

This probably the BEST place to look for an...

This probably the BEST place to look for an attorney.
09-23-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,322
Posted By gsa103

The make-up of this TdF really did not suit...

The make-up of this TdF really did not suit Sagan. In previous, Tours he's locked up the green jersey by securing intermediate sprint points that were guarded by Cat climbs. The heavy climbing...
09-21-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,137
Posted By Russ Roth

I get ditching the power meter for the ride,...

I get ditching the power meter for the ride, they're using that thing to constantly monitor how their doing and going for the tiniest of gains against their previous personal best to show any...
09-21-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,137
Posted By 79pmooney

Another point - Pogacar and UAE targeted the ITT....

Another point - Pogacar and UAE targeted the ITT. Visited it three times before the race. Practiced the bike change and scoped out all the potholes, best lines, etc. Pogacar knew the climb well. ...
09-16-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By Repack Rider

SF Chronicle celebrates the origin of Mountain Biking

I made the local newspaper for something I did 44 years ago.

I wouldn't call that a "scoop."How A Wild Downhill Race In 1970S Marin County Launched National Mountain Biking Trend...
09-08-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,654
Posted By ZHVelo

Please, it is Colombia with two o's no u. ...

Please, it is Colombia with two o's no u.

Colombians are crazy for cycling. Anyone who dares to ride a bike in Bogota must have a death wish. And it is full of cyclists. Medellin closes off some...
08-30-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,658
Posted By RocThrower

I'm all in disc for myself, but it looks like...

I'm all in disc for myself, but it looks like Alaphilipe's front wheel locked up or something after he went down during stage 1. The mechanic couldn't even remove the front axle with a drill.
...
08-29-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,501
Posted By burnthesheep

Backwards. The rear bears more weight so would...

Backwards. The rear bears more weight so would benefit from more tire if you're going to run staggered tire sizes. Why would you over inflate a smaller tire on the rear just to wind up increasing...
08-24-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,933
Posted By 70sSanO

Well not to go off topic, but the Industrial...

Well not to go off topic, but the Industrial Revolution wasn’t known for creating wonderful childhood memories.

John
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 01:20 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,802
Posted By HTupolev

To get tighter spacing over a given gearing...

To get tighter spacing over a given gearing range, and/or to facilitate a wider range.


Depends on the particular drivetrain configuration and the rider's shifting patterns. A 2x11 being worth...
08-18-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,762
Posted By DaverSomething

At least his post was attempting to be...

At least his post was attempting to be constructive. Yours on the other hand... wow dude.
08-13-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By georgiaboy

The Casati! https://youtu.be/dq86lDEydjM

The Casati!

https://youtu.be/dq86lDEydjM
08-05-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 13,363
Posted By wphamilton

I sense that there is a fundamental...

I sense that there is a fundamental misunderstanding about what the coefficient of friction really is, so I'm not going into it more than very briefly.

It is an empirical observation only. It is...
07-23-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 13,363
Posted By Darth Lefty

You might wish he could move on from this and...

You might wish he could move on from this and prove something else but I guess that wouldn't sell tires
07-23-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 13,363
Posted By Koyote

Having a PhD doesn't get anyone a free pass.

Having a PhD doesn't get anyone a free pass.
07-16-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,206
Posted By GeezyRider

I guess this means you probably don't want to...

I guess this means you probably don't want to offer me any advice on adjusting my breaks? :lol:
07-11-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,218
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe it thought you were a nut. 😀

Maybe it thought you were a nut. 😀
07-08-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By cyccommute

Guy-Lussac law....

Guy-Lussac law. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gay-Lussac%27s_law) At a constant volume, P1/T1=P2/T2. T is in Kelvin. Solving for P2, the equation becomes P2=P1T2/T1. Let’s say that T1=293°K (20*C...
07-03-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,049
Posted By indyfabz

Someone wasn’t breast fed.

Someone wasn’t breast fed.
07-03-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,160
Posted By Boerd

New Passoni Titanio

In March I ordered a Passoni through WrenchScience in Berkley. Yesterday the frame has arrived. Below are a few pictures of the frame. The times we live in are crazy; the frame was stuck at the...
06-30-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By Mulberry20

My Cicli Barco Build Begins

Decided to go for it. Fitting next week in NY, and then start the frame specs. Definitely going stainless with some splashes of color. Late October delivery.

:love:
06-28-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By smashndash

These guys get KOMs on nearly every descent they...

These guys get KOMs on nearly every descent they film in the Los Angeles mountains - one of the most competitive cycling scenes in the continent. I would hardly qualify this as “normal”.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,293
Posted By RChung

1. You can't measure rolling resistance in a wind...

1. You can't measure rolling resistance in a wind tunnel.
2. There are ways to measure rolling resistance without a power meter but they all require, at a minimum, known force.
3. I've presented...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,293
Posted By rubiksoval

Without power, it's difficult to tell what...

Without power, it's difficult to tell what actually happened.
05-21-20, 03:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,735
Posted By hillyman

I once shot a cougar in my cycling shorts. How he...

I once shot a cougar in my cycling shorts. How he got in my cycling shorts I'll never know.
05-08-20, 02:04 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,939
Posted By hillyman

A 90s mountain bike is now the new advanced...

A 90s mountain bike is now the new advanced technology. We've come a long way baby
03-08-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,439
Posted By canklecat

Don't kid yourself. I'm 62. My 30something...

Don't kid yourself. I'm 62. My 30something friends have it tougher than I did in my 30s. Everything costs more but they get paid less, relative to the cost of living. There are fewer opportunities...
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