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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 36,801
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, it's been 18 years since the first post and...

Well, it's been 18 years since the first post and 5 years since the necro revival. My guess is most of those guys are either dead or aged out. You may be getting more miles than any of them....:D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By shelbyfv

Unlike politics, there is a cycling low point...

Unlike politics, there is a cycling low point below which we refuse to sink. :rolleyes: If flaunting bib straps isn't there, it's pretty close.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 921
Posted By shelbyfv

I've heard they don't wave in Czech Republic and...

I've heard they don't wave in Czech Republic and do other mean and hurtful stuff....
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 921
Posted By shelbyfv

I think BF should require a grace period between...

I think BF should require a grace period between waving threads. This last one isn't even dead yet. https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1201682-some-cyclists-arrogance-6.html:foo: Maybe they...
05-24-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By shelbyfv

COVID-19 Cleanup

Appears there has been a welcome cleanup of the forum. Thank you to whomever is responsible:thumb:
05-24-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 875
Posted By shelbyfv

You will probably be fine. At age 70 I stopped...

You will probably be fine. At age 70 I stopped riding for 9 months. I resumed in April of last year and bonked on my first ride back with my friends. I ended the year with my best mileage, lightest...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,758
Posted By shelbyfv

Legit thread or not, I give him kudos. He didn't...

Legit thread or not, I give him kudos. He didn't post a link to his blog. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,758
Posted By shelbyfv

Max cadence 247 rpm. That is some serious...

Max cadence 247 rpm. That is some serious spinning:thumb:
05-23-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,792
Posted By shelbyfv

Wow, some folks seem really defensive about...

Wow, some folks seem really defensive about walking up hills. :foo: To me it's just one of those things you can rag your riding buddies about and I've been on both ends of it. We have plenty of hills...
05-23-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 272
Posted By shelbyfv

Nope, if that's aluminum you can't fix it. It...

Nope, if that's aluminum you can't fix it. It doesn't respond to bending like steel does.
05-23-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,792
Posted By shelbyfv

As have I, w/o the excuse of a fully loaded bike!

As have I, w/o the excuse of a fully loaded bike!
05-23-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By shelbyfv

It actually is described as "unisex" on...

It actually is described as "unisex" on Amazon.:lol:...
05-23-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 386
Posted By shelbyfv

I think it's worth noting Shimano made a pretty...

I think it's worth noting Shimano made a pretty big change in the FD when moving from first to second generation 11 speed. Maybe they weren't so happy with first gen? The 8000 did seem to be easier...
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By shelbyfv

For future reference, this sold to a nice young...

For future reference, this sold to a nice young lady for $300. I had four or five inquiries. I had hoped it would go to someone who appreciated it's unique features and all the upgrades but I think...
05-21-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,540
Posted By shelbyfv

From what I've read, you'll never know the beast...

From what I've read, you'll never know the beast is stalking you until it gets you. Not a lot you can do:foo: Maybe bring along a sacrificial dog or child?
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By shelbyfv

IMO, if you decide to sell you'll get the best...

IMO, if you decide to sell you'll get the best return and most interest by selling as is. The folks who would be interested in paying a premium for it would rather see the damage and have the repair...
05-21-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By shelbyfv

IMO thicker tape works best w/o the end overlap...

IMO thicker tape works best w/o the end overlap and tuck. There really is no reason to tuck it, just makes a bulge.
05-20-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 364
Posted By shelbyfv

Again, this is obviously incorrect. You can use...

Again, this is obviously incorrect. You can use a chain w/o slipping to the point that it has negatively impacted the cassette. Replace the chain at the proper interval and the cassette will last...
05-20-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By shelbyfv

Probably because many/most riders often need more...

Probably because many/most riders often need more than one bottle. Definitely will look tidier!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,092
Posted By shelbyfv

At least now we know those arrogant roadies are...

At least now we know those arrogant roadies are spread around the globe, even in Prague. I see OP's location has disappeared:foo: Guess it's time to say "Czech your socks...."
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,092
Posted By shelbyfv

You're right, you never did specify how those...

You're right, you never did specify how those guys hurt you!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,092
Posted By shelbyfv

By all accounts, Prague is a lovely city. Maybe...

By all accounts, Prague is a lovely city. Maybe OP could start a thread in the Blogger's section and post some photos of cycling through the area.:thumb:
05-19-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,465
Posted By shelbyfv

Usually an "expert" in this context on CNN or...

Usually an "expert" in this context on CNN or elsewhere will be an epidemiologist or at least an MD. If that's the case, absent evidence to the contrary, they will know more than I do. I've never...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,092
Posted By shelbyfv

Pics or it didn't happen.... ...

Pics or it didn't happen....
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Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't think anyone would actually pay for one...

I don't think anyone would actually pay for one of those but you might ask in the C&V pricing sub forum. You won't need the extra colors there, FWIW.
05-18-20, 05:47 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,092
Posted By shelbyfv

Same old, same old. Their bike cost more, they...

Same old, same old. Their bike cost more, they must be an ass. I've learned that what we in the US call "reverse snobbery" is called "inverse snobbery" in the UK. Still pondering which term is...
05-16-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,798
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, no chance of feeling a difference. This...

Yep, no chance of feeling a difference. This pops up occasionally, usually someone new to cycling having a light bulb moment. A good rule of thumb is avoid adding weight to the bike.:thumb:
05-16-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By shelbyfv

I am completely unqualified to have an opinion as...

I am completely unqualified to have an opinion as to what we should be doing. Given that, I'll continue to do my best to follow the advice of those who are qualified.
05-16-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 554
Posted By shelbyfv

It really seems there are only a couple of...

It really seems there are only a couple of prolific posters here who have abandoned rational thought in favor of their politics. If you want to see an abundance of willful ignorance, check out the...
05-16-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By shelbyfv

Your rims will be fine with 28s but you may have...

Your rims will be fine with 28s but you may have frame clearance issues. You cannot assume 28s will fit. Measure.
05-15-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,852
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm just tickled the hear this! Couldn't sell my...

I'm just tickled the hear this! Couldn't sell my Raleigh Tamland a few months ago, even at a give away price:foo: Time for a CL listing!
05-14-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,169
Posted By shelbyfv

Like roaches, they will survive.

Like roaches, they will survive.
05-14-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 528
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, all that needs to be said, call this one a...

Yep, all that needs to be said, call this one a wrap!:beer:
05-14-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 674
Posted By shelbyfv

Happy to hear it all worked out. Sounds like a...

Happy to hear it all worked out. Sounds like a great shop!
05-13-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By shelbyfv

Fingernail polish works if you don't want to buy...

Fingernail polish works if you don't want to buy Loctite.
05-13-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 735
Posted By shelbyfv

Certainly true that if thrown in the mud a single...

Certainly true that if thrown in the mud a single speed will work better than a derailleur bike!:rolleyes:
05-13-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,057
Posted By shelbyfv

The chain drop would be on you but that business...

The chain drop would be on you but that business on the head tube doesn't look right. Doesn't hurt to ask if it could be returned.
05-12-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By shelbyfv

The Space Horse has an obsolete QR/disc, 135mm...

The Space Horse has an obsolete QR/disc, 135mm rear configuration while the Jamis has current standard 12mm/142 rear thru axle. Additionally, most folks would prefer GRX to Apex. Jamis has current...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,957
Posted By shelbyfv

They are probably right about the fork. All...

They are probably right about the fork. All carbon forks just have the nut glued into a hole in the fork, AFAIK. Obviously some do a nicer job of tidying up. Nevertheless, you'll probably never be...
05-11-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 840
Posted By shelbyfv

You'd think so, but.... The reason tires these...

You'd think so, but.... The reason tires these days measure wider than nominal is because the rim widths have increased. A 28mm tire on his narrow rim will more likely than not measure close to 28mm....
05-11-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 522
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes, at least they did in the past. I have...

Yes, at least they did in the past. I have several but none newer than 15 years or so. FWIW, even properly sized, mine would not reliably stay attached below the top tube. I had to add a velcro...
05-11-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,339
Posted By shelbyfv

Does SRAM publish MSRP? I couldn't find it.

Does SRAM publish MSRP? I couldn't find it.
05-11-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,273
Posted By shelbyfv

Anyone who rides in Humboldt, raise your hand!

Anyone who rides in Humboldt, raise your hand!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,957
Posted By shelbyfv

Darn, I was expecting to see a pic of a ripped...

Darn, I was expecting to see a pic of a ripped out thru axle.... :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By shelbyfv

Eight year old carbon of unknown provenance is a...

Eight year old carbon of unknown provenance is a real pig in a poke. Neither sounds like a good buy.
05-09-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By shelbyfv

I've found that first mounting the tires with...

I've found that first mounting the tires with tubes can help. Then break the bead on one side only, pull out the tube and install the tubeless valve. It takes less air volume to seat just one side...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 739
Posted By shelbyfv

I've been more than satisfied with my Lynskey but...

I've been more than satisfied with my Lynskey but I would choose the Allez for crits. Not that I would participate in a crit.... Anyway, you are probably going to wreck and break your bike. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,226
Posted By shelbyfv

Cell phone and food in pockets, the rest goes in...

Cell phone and food in pockets, the rest goes in the seat pack. I don't see any point in filling your pockets with tubes, etc if you have a seat pack. :foo:
01-23-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,819
Posted By shelbyfv

You want to elaborate a little, bud?

You want to elaborate a little, bud?
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