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Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,878
Posted By Kimmo

'Fine' is not the word of choice to describe how...

'Fine' is not the word of choice to describe how one feels on a bike at 100kmh. You start clenching your ring at half that speed...

A word about light hubs - folks shouldn't really count them as...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,878
Posted By 63rickert

k is for kilometers. Bikes do that. It's often...

k is for kilometers. Bikes do that. It's often stupid to go that fast downhill but it is not hard.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 32,754
Posted By Robert A

Thanks for raising the point about clearance....

Thanks for raising the point about clearance. Mine has the newer Ultegra R8000 brakes and can comfortably clear my current 28mm (measured) tires. That doesn't mean that 28mm rims won't be an issue,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Rides4Beer

I'll be putting the RT81s through a good test...

I'll be putting the RT81s through a good test this weekend, 120 mile ride with over 17k ft of elevation. So far they've been great, so I don't expect any surprises, but I haven't done more than 3k ft...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,576
Posted By downhillmaster

Incorrect. A steel fork would not have done that....

Incorrect. A steel fork would not have done that.
Steel is real.
NASA has done tests and they have never been able to make a steel fork fail. They have even tried atomic energy.
I think the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 01:36 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,576
Posted By downhillmaster

All the more reason not to use a carbon fork. ...

All the more reason not to use a carbon fork.
If this could happen to aluminum, god knows what the outcome would have been had it been carbon.
The OP would surely have had to donate a kidney at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,965
Posted By Koyote

I'm always amused when one person presumes to...

I'm always amused when one person presumes to speak for an entire group...Even more so when there is a judgment involved.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,965
Posted By rubiksoval

A 5% improvement for a 60 min 40k time trial is 3...

A 5% improvement for a 60 min 40k time trial is 3 mins, for a 50 min 40k time trial is 2.5 mins.

3 mins is more than 2.5 mins.

Simple math.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,576
Posted By cthenn

IT'S A ****ING ALUMINUM FORK FOR THE 100th TIME...

IT'S A ****ING ALUMINUM FORK FOR THE 100th TIME IN THIS GD THREAD!!!!! A L U M I N U M.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 32,754
Posted By Doge

I'm so embarrassed. I just read the titles. I...

I'm so embarrassed. I just read the titles. I guess I won't delete my posts. Its not like threads don't go off track on purpose sometimes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26,479
Views: 16,206,254
Posted By goenrdoug

The only thing I can imagine is that the owner...

The only thing I can imagine is that the owner was riding the third bike at the time of their death and the bereaved spouse decided to sell the house with the remaining bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 01:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,432
Posted By znomit

Picked up a set last year on your recommendation....

Picked up a set last year on your recommendation. Super comfy even through a 600k ride.

Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 995
Posted By Marcus_Ti

This is what an actual EC90 stem looks like: ...

This is what an actual EC90 stem looks like:
https://www.eastoncycling.com/products/details/ec90-sl-stem

This is what an actual EC90 bar looks like:...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,965
Posted By rubiksoval

No, it wouldn't. I wouldn't ride harder...

No, it wouldn't.

I wouldn't ride harder because I was on a crappier bike. I'd ride the same and just be slower.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,878
Posted By rubiksoval

Don't worry. People advocating for a specific FTP...

Don't worry. People advocating for a specific FTP for a particular aspect of technical performance probably don't know what FTP is, period.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By znomit

It's the 100% backlight thats killing it. 30% is...

It's the 100% backlight thats killing it. 30% is OK. Turn off routing and follow a breadcrumb.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Pirkaus

+1 But you did it wrong, you're supposed to buy...

+1
But you did it wrong, you're supposed to buy it first, then ask :roflmao2:
06-12-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,470
Posted By cthenn

I don't know what to tell you man. I don't like...

I don't know what to tell you man. I don't like the guy, he's this generation's Armstrong, from his dodgy rise from nothing, to his team's boring ass Postal train tactics, to his unlikable...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,576
Posted By cthenn

The aluminum fork failure was a reminder that...

The aluminum fork failure was a reminder that carbon parts have a high failure rate? The aluminum fork failure reminded me to take the trash out later.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,085
Posted By PepeM

In a group ride, I'd think that the number of PRs...

In a group ride, I'd think that the number of PRs you get will be dictated by the group's pace, not your own performance on any given bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,191
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, right about 2500 miles.

Yeah, right about 2500 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 805
Posted By caloso

Also, please consider using CO2, rather than CO,...

Also, please consider using CO2, rather than CO, as the latter is flammable and toxic if inhaled.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,191
Posted By WhyFi

I can probably figure it out when I get back...

I can probably figure it out when I get back home. I would guess something like 2500-3000, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,330
Posted By MattTheHat

If you could provide a source for these claims...

If you could provide a source for these claims Id be happy to read them. My admittedly weak google foo failed to return anything.

-Matt
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,191
Posted By woodcraft

Happy about my worn out tire

Not sure the mileage as I swap wheels, but these are used winter & bad conditions.

Anyway- worn to the cords, no flats.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 26,191
Posted By WhyFi

Not in my experience. Travel is more or less the...

Not in my experience. Travel is more or less the same, but there's less effort and better feedback. Simples.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,330
Posted By base2

Well, actually, it's a mineral. Straight outta...

Well, actually, it's a mineral. Straight outta the Earth. If it were a food, the label "natural" would be applied to the box or bag it came in.

The danger is not that it's a fiber that can not be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,297
Posted By indyfabz

htfu

htfu
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,576
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You don't use carbon forks because somebody broke...

You don't use carbon forks because somebody broke an aluminum fork on the internet? :foo:

This thread is like the tin foil hat club.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,576
Posted By TrojanHorse

This picture of a broken aluminum fork has also...

This picture of a broken aluminum fork has also convinced me to never ride an aluminum fork again. Mostly because they ride like crap but also for purposes of inflammatory rhetoric.

Oh, I forgot...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,576
Posted By shelbyfv

I think it's safe to say that fork didn't "fail."...

I think it's safe to say that fork didn't "fail." Something broke it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,576
Posted By cthenn

looks like an Al fork to me? Haven't seen a CF...

looks like an Al fork to me? Haven't seen a CF bike part that was white on the inside like that...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,149
Posted By bobthib

10 yr update from OP

Well, tempes fugit. It's been 10 yrs since that incident occurred. I've probably put on 30k miles, and it's still my main ride. In fact, I just bought a HVLP paint sprayer for my patio furniture...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 12:06 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,506
Posted By bruce19

Haven't tried yet. We are going to France for 10...

Haven't tried yet. We are going to France for 10 days and a friend is staying at our house. He's also going to ride the bike. It fits him perfectly. He may be interested.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 32,754
Posted By MinnMan

Well, they didn't deliver today because I wasn't...

Well, they didn't deliver today because I wasn't home to sign for it. I just stopped at the post office and the wheels are still on the truck until 8 PM. I can pick them up at the post office on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,481
Posted By indyfabz

You didn't answer my question. And I don't...

You didn't answer my question.

And I don't buy a new bike every year (because I don't covet nor have a need to collect) so all the money I save can be spent on booze and smokes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,244
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Horse people ended my walk of shame

I drove my bike to the Chamonix of the NW with a plan to ride a maze of dirt roads to a hiking trail I want to do, and see where it's closed (by snow). Can't find anything online, and it's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,652,253
Posted By aprieto28

1990 Waterford built Schwinn Paramount

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,652,253
Posted By aprieto28

80's Centurion Professional

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Dean V

I just don't get why people seemed concerned over...

I just don't get why people seemed concerned over what is maybe only 1 or 2W difference when they are just riding around.
Its not as if it is the World TT Champs.
Also if you are really in that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,481
Posted By puma1552

Excellent...despite the cheapest shipping being...

Excellent...despite the cheapest shipping being $15 (1-2 day FedEx Priority was cheapest option, wtf) and it arguably being pointless to replace given the surrounding scuffs, nonetheless I went ahead...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,650
Posted By Paul Barnard

You are just trying to impress us with your neat...

You are just trying to impress us with your neat freakness aren't you?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,650
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've been buying octagonal wheels, like a stop...

I've been buying octagonal wheels, like a stop sign, but I tried a pair of round ones and oh my god this is such a huge step forward! Looks like you're using circular wheels, too. They're awesome!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Built a wormhole and went back to a time when the...

Built a wormhole and went back to a time when the bike wasn't cracked. Lasted until it cracked again.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,017
Posted By cthenn

And it's a scratchy concrete pole! :twitchy:

And it's a scratchy concrete pole! :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,719
Posted By KraneXL

I have both and can confirm they are 9/10 of UA....

I have both and can confirm they are 9/10 of UA. UA has a scant more contours and breathability but definitely not worth 2-3x the price.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,719
Posted By f4rrest

I usually wear UA but it's twice the price. ...

I usually wear UA but it's twice the price.
Just ordered one of these to try it out, thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,704
Posted By Seattle Forrest

"Rim brakes are perfectly adequate, nobody needs...

"Rim brakes are perfectly adequate, nobody needs discs."
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 32,754
Posted By WhyFi

Like we're going to believe you with a name like...

Like we're going to believe you with a name like that.
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