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09-19-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By GlennR

Yes... the wind tunnel data the teams use.

Yes... the wind tunnel data the teams use.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,024
Posted By BenBoozer

Finally got the correct tubes and wheels mounted....

Finally got the correct tubes and wheels mounted. I’m loving how it looks! Will follow up after my first ride.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,024
Posted By MinnMan

Fair enough. I didn't mean to boost any...

Fair enough. I didn't mean to boost any particular brand. I was just highlighting the concept.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 934
Posted By HTupolev

If you don't like how a bike looks, don't buy it.

If you don't like how a bike looks, don't buy it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 934
Posted By rubiksoval

Never buy an ugly bike.

Never buy an ugly bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 934
Posted By Plainsman

Buy what you will look at every day and be...

Buy what you will look at every day and be excited about riding. Some may call that vanity, but most of us don’t ride bikes for a living, we do it for fun. I want to be excited every time I look at...
09-12-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,317
Posted By wipekitty

I make my own noodles. At home. The last time I...

I make my own noodles. At home. The last time I tried to get noodles at the LGS, they screwed it up. It's not that hard to make your own noodles, especially with Youtube. If you can't make your own...
09-12-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,317
Posted By Skulking

This suggestion belongs in the Forum Suggestions...

This suggestion belongs in the Forum Suggestions & User Assistance sub-forum. Thanks.
09-11-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,317
Posted By Eprobungs

Titanium offers lateral stiffness balanced with...

Titanium offers lateral stiffness balanced with vertical compliance.
It’s comfortable, light, stiff, corrosion resistant, and longer lasting than the other cup materials.
Thus it is the material of...
09-10-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,317
Posted By downhillmaster

Do you buy your noodles at a LGS(local grocery...

Do you buy your noodles at a LGS(local grocery store)or just sample them at Costco and then buy them online?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 179,612
Posted By guadzilla

So LB has released tire pressure charts and also...

So LB has released tire pressure charts and also edited their pressure recommendations:
https://www.lightbicycle.com/newsletter/Tubeless-Tire-Pressure-Charts.html

Back to 110psi for the hooked...
09-09-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,317
Posted By AlmostTrick

[Self Appointed thread police] Wrong forum, this...

[Self Appointed thread police] Wrong forum, this belongs in training and nutrition.
09-09-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,317
Posted By davei1980

If making Cup o'Noodles was a bike forums thread:

[newuserbikeguy] Hey guys, new to the forum! Just making some cup o'noodles and heard conflicting reports, should you fill the styrofoam cup ALL the way to the fill line with hot water? That seems...
09-08-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,186
Posted By gsa103

Why? Gear inches aren't widely used outside of...

Why? Gear inches aren't widely used outside of some bike mechanics and junior racing limits. Racing wheel sizes are completely standard so looking at gear ratios tells you everything. Gear inches...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,972
Posted By relrrt

I rode across country 3367 miles on the same set...

I rode across country 3367 miles on the same set and only had 2 flats.
09-06-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,186
Posted By 79pmooney

Subtraction with two more dots. (They can be had...

Subtraction with two more dots. (They can be had to see.) If you simply pull out the calculator (app or whatever) and do 32 - 32 X 27 you get 0. Every time. (You mean to tell me I had to put on...
09-06-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,186
Posted By conspiratemus1

W

Well, division is sort of like subtraction, right?
09-06-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,186
Posted By dsbrantjr

Perhaps athletic ability and math acumen are not...

Perhaps athletic ability and math acumen are not related, or he misspoke.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,972
Posted By MinnMan

If you don't "give two cents' about why we choose...

If you don't "give two cents' about why we choose what we choose, why are you bothering to post in this thread? Nobody said that they were going to pry those Gatorskins out of your cold dead hands. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,972
Posted By noodle soup

all the hassles of tubulars, without the...

all the hassles of tubulars, without the benefits.

:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,972
Posted By MinnMan

I didn't even know that Gatorskin Tubulars were a...

I didn't even know that Gatorskin Tubulars were a thing. A quick glance at specs makes me think that it's an entirely different tire from Gatorskin clinchers - for example, the tubulars have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,972
Posted By Bah Humbug

We’re not whining; we’re laughing too.

We’re not whining; we’re laughing too.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,972
Posted By noodle soup

GCN is much like Fox News. Once someone quotes...

GCN is much like Fox News. Once someone quotes them as a source of facts, I ignore everything they say..
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,972
Posted By HTupolev

If we assume that the crr difference between a...

If we assume that the crr difference between a Gatorskin and a GP5000 in steel drum testing is comparable to the difference on an actual road, for an average bike+rider the Gatorskin is going to cost...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,972
Posted By rubiksoval

You love to just make crap up, huh?

You love to just make crap up, huh?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 942
Posted By genejockey

That was completely different! This one's about...

That was completely different! This one's about Turbo Cottons versus GP5000s!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 942
Posted By Germanrazor

I could swear this thread is Groundhog Day!

I could swear this thread is Groundhog Day!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,594
Posted By noodle soup

After seeing how he has the bars/shifters set up,...

After seeing how he has the bars/shifters set up, I’m absolutely convinced that he knows nothing about cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 179,612
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, but why? It's not for no reason. Until...

Yeah, but why? It's not for no reason. Until that's answered, you're assuming unknown risk if you need/want to run at (still quite reasonable) pressures higher than their stated max.

You quite...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 179,612
Posted By guadzilla

"Width as Measured" - a term introduced by 3T...

"Width as Measured" - a term introduced by 3T but a very sensible way to look at how wide the tire actually is, when mounted on the wheel (eg, my Turbo Cottons are nominally 24s, but measure 27mm...
08-25-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 913
Posted By shrimp123

hell NO. now, ship them to me.

hell NO.
now, ship them to me.
08-25-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 913
Posted By Retro Grouch

Another recent poster asked the same question in...

Another recent poster asked the same question in slightly different terms. He was considering buying a different bike while his present bike was still serviceable.

It's a left brain/ right brain...
08-23-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By JohnDThompson

Assuming the same mounting interface, if you're...

Assuming the same mounting interface, if you're lucky, the new crank will fit on the old bottom bracket. But the only way to find out is to try it. Decent bottom brackets aren't terribly expensive,...
08-23-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 483
Posted By Iride01

2020 Sirrus 3.0??? Specialized Sirrus Recall...

2020 Sirrus 3.0???

Specialized Sirrus Recall (https://www.specialized.com/us/en/safety-notices)

I hope your bike shop was aware of the recall and knew that your bike already had the fix or that...
08-23-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 483
Posted By alcjphil

The shop did not install the cranks and bottom...

The shop did not install the cranks and bottom bracket, that was done by the factory that manufactured the bike.
08-23-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 483
Posted By dsbrantjr

Although it sucks to have to do it, I think your...

Although it sucks to have to do it, I think your plan to take it to the shop is the right one. Don't ride it as you may cause damage to loose parts. Don't do anything which may void your warranty...
08-21-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By shelbyfv

Buy a tire bead jack. ...

Buy a tire bead jack.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/702x629/screenshot_2020_08_21_kool_stop_tire_jack_google_search_ab0697fde69691ad989016936e11824f0caa23c7.png
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,410
Posted By Bah Humbug

There are too many beautiful bikes to ride an...

There are too many beautiful bikes to ride an ugly one. Which is which is entirely subjective, but I very much doubt many people spend nice-bike money on a bike they think is ugly.
08-19-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,278
Posted By dedhed

Somehow you guys missed disc brakes, tubeless,...

Somehow you guys missed disc brakes, tubeless, and thru axles. You're slipping
08-19-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,278
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I hate to be a pedant, but 'butt welding' means...

I hate to be a pedant, but 'butt welding' means joining two pieces of metal end-to-end....
08-19-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,278
Posted By Trakhak

FYI, lugged construction was originally...

FYI, lugged construction was originally introduced as a cheap workaround, to cut down on the costs of accurate mitering of tubes and of training of skilled workers.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,798
Posted By Litespud

this isn’t like a fender bender. A bike hits a...

this isn’t like a fender bender. A bike hits a pedestrian, there’s a fair chance that someone will be calling an ambulance. And if there are significant damages, it could get legally messy. Road...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,798
Posted By noodle soup

It's the same as on the road. The person that...

It's the same as on the road. The person that caused the wreck, usually flees the scene if they are able, and there are no witnesses.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,798
Posted By bampilot06

Call your friend that would help you bury a body,...

Call your friend that would help you bury a body, and never speak of it again.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By WhyFi

Ditto what was said above. You can also check...

Ditto what was said above. You can also check with your manufacturer - they'll often recommend a specific width for your rims, but as much as 4mm wider than the internal width is not unusual.
08-18-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,342
Posted By DrIsotope

All of my lenses are prescription, so they are...

All of my lenses are prescription, so they are not optional. The fact that they stop bees from striking me in the cornea at 25mph is just a nice bonus.
08-18-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,342
Posted By Reflector Guy

Always here, too. My eyes are always bothered by...

Always here, too. My eyes are always bothered by the wind, so the glasses are a must.
08-18-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,342
Posted By velopig

Always.

Always.
08-18-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By _ForceD_

I have four active road bikes. Recently, at...

I have four active road bikes. Recently, at essentially the same time (within a week or so), I experienced them all suddenly producing a "creaking" and/or slight clunking sound from their cassette...
08-17-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,899
Posted By 70sSanO

Well that is hilarious. Somewhere in this...

Well that is hilarious.

Somewhere in this thread is an excellent re-write of Alice’s Restaurant.

John
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