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06-17-19, 04:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 925
Posted By berner

I wash out the bottles and then fill with clean...

I wash out the bottles and then fill with clean water and a splash of bleach and let them sit at least an hour.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Iride01

If the bike is the wrong size for you, it will be...

If the bike is the wrong size for you, it will be a terrible deal.
06-13-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,377
Posted By ksryder

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,070
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
06-07-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,290
Posted By Litespud

And it's carbon, so when it assplodes, you'll be...

And it's carbon, so when it assplodes, you'll be skewering and slicing innocents hundreds of yards away. The humanity......
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,235
Posted By RShantz

When you put on shorter crank arms, you increased...

When you put on shorter crank arms, you increased the distance from pedal to saddle. So to get back to the original set up you'd need to lower the saddle height. Don't know if this is your issue or...
06-04-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

Often when experiencing excessive pressure in...

Often when experiencing excessive pressure in your hands, the root of the problem is not the bars or grips, but elsewhere in the way the bike fits. We know the bike you were riding is not a good fit...
06-01-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,556
Posted By jppe

Are you you using bike shorts with padding?...

Are you you using bike shorts with padding? Shorts have changed over the last 30 years. A lot more saddle choices, too.
05-30-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By GlennR

If it fits, you have to acquit. Seriously,...

If it fits, you have to acquit.

Seriously, if it fits.. .ride it. It's not like you bought women's panties instead of boxers.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,235
Posted By cthenn

It's the chamois and the cut. I've found most of...

It's the chamois and the cut. I've found most of the cheap bottoms I've tried are just not cut right. They are not properly bias cut, so I end up with a lot of bunching. The fit is also sometimes...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,489
Posted By wgscott

As if the front tire ever goes flat.

As if the front tire ever goes flat.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,067
Posted By Steve B.

Letís think about that a bit. How exactly...

Letís think about that a bit.

How exactly does the LBS inspect a carbon frame ?.

Customer A comes in and says ďI had a small accident and want to know if the frame is OK to ride ?Ē. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,067
Posted By GlennR

Inspecting frames is a liability issue. So unless...

Inspecting frames is a liability issue. So unless you can do a "professional" examination, you're better off leaving it to others.

When I damaged my carbon frame I asked 3 different shops and all...
05-29-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,538
Posted By livedarklions

There's nothing magical about a cadence of one...

There's nothing magical about a cadence of one hundred or any other number. Cadence varies with rider, terrain and conditions.
05-29-19, 02:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By hillyman

I'm going to go out on a limb here and say your...

I'm going to go out on a limb here and say your model is RM 125. Your going to have to measure piston diameter tho because being a 1985 cylinder may have been bored before. Also have to check for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,235
Posted By tagaproject6

Would you really accept a reason? Compare them...

Would you really accept a reason? Compare them side by side and you decide if you are willing to pay or not. A choice makes you neither superior nor inferior.
05-28-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,615
Posted By Elvo

Gravelking Tubeless

Gravelking Tubeless
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
05-27-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By 355Mono

I'm sure tire brand, model makes a difference as...

I'm sure tire brand, model makes a difference as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By mantis

Whatís a tube? :)

Whatís a tube? :)
05-25-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,538
Posted By Cougrrcj

I'll have to agree with the...

I'll have to agree with the 'ride-a-set-of-rollers-then-talk-to-me' bunch. I rode rollers 40+ years ago when I was in college as a way to keep up the conditioning during Ohio's Winter months. The...
05-25-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,312
Posted By indyfabz

Don't know. It's in Bedford. I have always...

Don't know. It's in Bedford. I have always assumed it's where they actually made bikes back in the day.

Bilenky, Firth & Wilson (started by a former Bilenky employee) and Engin are the only three...
05-24-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,809
Posted By Paul Barnard

Was there anything unsafe about his actions?

Was there anything unsafe about his actions?
05-24-19, 03:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,408
Posted By wolfchild

Eating fruits is ok and healthy...Sugar only...

Eating fruits is ok and healthy...Sugar only becomes harmful when it is removed and isolated from it's natural source...Remember that vitamins, minerals and antioxidant supplements are also harmful...
05-23-19, 04:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,408
Posted By wolfchild

Part of the problem is that people are filling...

Part of the problem is that people are filling themselves up with empty calories without nutrients, Homan body is not designed to eat fast food.and large amounts of meat, fat, fast digesting...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Iride01

Pick the one that fits you best and has something...

Pick the one that fits you best and has something about it that attracts your attention. Make certain it has the gears you'll need to ride the terrain you'll use it on. All else being equal, then...
05-21-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,282
Posted By Helderberg

That is a goal I have set for my self. To get...

That is a goal I have set for my self. To get back on a road bike, with drops, and feel good. Your Caad is beautiful and you should brag about it and your ability to come back from your disaster and...
05-18-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Bmach

1. Try on different helmets because helmets fit...

1. Try on different helmets because helmets fit different heads differently.
2. Then look for your price range.

Or swap 1and 2
05-18-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,999
Posted By KraneXL

If that's your conclusion then you're not doing...

If that's your conclusion then you're not doing it right. If all you care about is riding, then that's one thing. But if overall health, fitness and quality of life is your goal, then weight training...
05-18-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,120
Posted By Loose Chain

Do not get hung up on the alleged manufacturer...

Do not get hung up on the alleged manufacturer stated frame size. Measure the effective top tube length, that is the frame size c/c. Most people, of fairly average proportions can accommodate a range...
05-15-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,752
Posted By livedarklions

Road tires? Too many answers without knowing...

Road tires?
Too many answers without knowing what you're actually doing to try to get faster--equipment and riding habits. Can you be more specific?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By MoAlpha

I'm going with chain hanger for when you remove...

I'm going with chain hanger for when you remove the wheel. Very handy and old school.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,076
Posted By MinnMan

If you are truly new, the only thing that matters...

If you are truly new, the only thing that matters is that you have a decent bike that fits. It's the fit that's hardest to get right from an online order when you don't really know what you are...
05-10-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By Retro Grouch

Sounds too good to be true. I'd be wondering how...

Sounds too good to be true. I'd be wondering how the seller came into possession of it.
04-29-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By FiftySix

Happy Birthday, Zipp! :beer: Nothing like...

Happy Birthday, Zipp! :beer:

Nothing like taking the day off and doing what you want to do!

:speedy:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,652,195
Posted By noodle soup

for $20 , I couldn't resist. ...

for $20 , I couldn't resist.

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03-26-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,813
Posted By caloso

Drop bars, because of the multiple hand positions.

Drop bars, because of the multiple hand positions.
02-10-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,337
Posted By wgscott

It was one of the most impressive posts I have...

It was one of the most impressive posts I have ever come across on the internet, on any subject.
02-10-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,337
Posted By thumpism

Good on you for recognizing what too many dog...

Good on you for recognizing what too many dog owners do not.
01-23-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,488
Posted By delbiker1

I am 66 and my opinion would be to give yourself...

I am 66 and my opinion would be to give yourself some time to ride the Colnago. If, after X amount of time, you are not comfortable, both physically and mentally, you can then go to a tour bike or...
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