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08-10-22, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By Sapperc

Years ago, When I used strapless toe clips on...

Years ago, When I used strapless toe clips on cage-type pedals I used spring steel and bonded foam insole inserts inside soft-soled walking shoes (sneakers). Worked really well!

Good luck and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Sapperc

Im guessing from the lack of response, no one...

Im guessing from the lack of response, no one wants to state the obvious, but Iíll bite.

Position has to do with how you set the bike up for yourself. As far as actual geometry differences, look...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By Sapperc

But I would caution that overall cycling...

But I would caution that overall cycling enjoyment comes down to a lot of intangibles like personal fitting preferences, experience, skill, health, fitness and personal expectations. Many, many bike...
08-01-22, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 518
Posted By Sapperc

Bibs vs. shorts is one of those debates that...

Bibs vs. shorts is one of those debates that keeps going on and on. I donít like bibs, but many, many road cyclists do. Give them a try. But whether you go with bibs or shorts they need to be snug....
02-29-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By Sapperc

A few observations from my personal experience...

A few observations from my personal experience that may or may not have the same results for you due to any number of factors such as age, flexibility, conditioning, skill and so on.

I have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,920
Posted By Sapperc

And what exactly is wrong with SPD pedals on a...

And what exactly is wrong with SPD pedals on a road bike? Some of us actually prefer to be able to walk and ride.
01-24-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,156
Posted By Sapperc

If I were in the market for a new endurance /...

If I were in the market for a new endurance / gravel bike with a sizeable budget, Iíd test ride everything I could find in my size that has a more relaxed geometry than a purpose built road racer.
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01-03-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,132
Posted By Sapperc

Without more information no one here could...

Without more information no one here could comment on your technique other than to suggest that possibly you missed spotting and avoiding debri on the road.

Hope you heal well and rapidly and can...
10-02-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,970
Posted By Sapperc

Give Specialized gel gloves a try. They are the...

Give Specialized gel gloves a try. They are the best at reducing road shock Iíve used. I also recommend Firelion gel gloves (available through Amazon) as a much less expensive alternative. Both do a...
09-10-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,543
Posted By Sapperc

Yawn all you want, but I always use obnoxiously...

Yawn all you want, but I always use obnoxiously bright daytime flashing running lights front and rear. My experience is that it definitely grabs motorists attention even more so than my fluorescent...
Forum: Commuting
07-14-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,794
Posted By Sapperc

A couple of things to consider: First, does the...

A couple of things to consider: First, does the bike even fit? Second, how large a tire is large to you, because 23c - 25c is probably the widest that will fit that frame. Third, $500 for an 12-year...
07-11-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,947
Posted By Sapperc

Get it repaired at a professional frame shop....

Get it repaired at a professional frame shop. Spend the money to restore it or stop riding it. That is an accident waiting to happen.
07-10-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 28,163
Posted By Sapperc

While you canít target fat in specific areas of...

While you canít target fat in specific areas of the body for reduction through exercise and diet, you can target specific muscle groups for strength and definition through exercise. While cycling can...
06-27-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,841
Posted By Sapperc

Sorry, but no one here will be able to offer good...

Sorry, but no one here will be able to offer good advise to tweak your fit. You need to start from the beginning and do some self-education on fitting specific to the type of riding you do. Lots of...
04-26-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,556
Posted By Sapperc

Might check for excessive cable friction as well....

Might check for excessive cable friction as well. Grime, corrosion, and wear in cable housings and guides might lead to shifting issues especially under load.
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