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08-12-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,032
Posted By probe1957

That's exactly what I did and I am happy. ...

That's exactly what I did and I am happy. Probably will be happy next year too. Easily doable within the OP's budget too. With all the needed accessories INCLUDING clothing I came in around $2k...
08-07-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By probe1957

I don't. Both of my parents are dead. Ride with...

I don't. Both of my parents are dead. Ride with them while you can. Life is short.
08-04-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,488
Posted By probe1957

IMHO, you should have been up to a 50 mile ride...

IMHO, you should have been up to a 50 mile ride without any difficulties. I think you should see a doctor.
08-04-20, 08:39 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,439
Posted By probe1957

Ditto on the Halo sweatband.

Ditto on the Halo sweatband.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By probe1957

I agree with those who say, wait if you can. ...

I agree with those who say, wait if you can. There is no such thing as a "good" deal on a bike in this environment. Doesn't sound like you need to pull the trigger right away so, don't. $1500 will...
07-25-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By probe1957

https://youtu.be/UkZxPIZ1ngY

https://youtu.be/UkZxPIZ1ngY
07-24-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,834
Posted By probe1957

You are quite right, I didn't see it. And so, my...

You are quite right, I didn't see it. And so, my smart-assed retort was out of line and I apologize.
07-24-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,834
Posted By probe1957

Sensitive much?

Sensitive much?
07-14-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,591
Posted By probe1957

You obviously didn't compose your reply with the...

You obviously didn't compose your reply with the intent of being helpful. But you nailed the ****** bag points.
07-08-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By probe1957

I think it MIGHT depend on the trainer. The...

I think it MIGHT depend on the trainer. The manual for my trainer "strongly recommends" use of their skewer, for instance. That said, the skewer on my wife's hybrid appears very similar and works...
07-07-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,683
Posted By probe1957

Not a bad idea. I think I will. I don't think...

Not a bad idea. I think I will. I don't think my blinking light is bright enough to be annoying but I don't know that for sure. I am thinking it is around 400 lumens on blinky mode.
07-07-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 737
Posted By probe1957

https://www.kurtkinetic.com/trainers-products/kine...

https://www.kurtkinetic.com/trainers-products/kinetic-road-machine
07-02-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,480
Posted By probe1957

Okay I give up. WTF does KOM stand for?

Okay I give up. WTF does KOM stand for?
07-02-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,234
Posted By probe1957

https://www.amazon.com/Twill-Carbon-Fiber-Epoxy-Re...

https://www.amazon.com/Twill-Carbon-Fiber-Epoxy-Resin/dp/B0785NLJHD/ref=sr_1_2?crid=1KN5XXFQ1L0ET&dchild=1&keywords=carbon+fiber+bike+repair+kit&qid=1593711789&sprefix=carbon+fiber+bike+repair%2Caps%2...
06-23-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By probe1957

I have researched and come up with a consensus...

I have researched and come up with a consensus amongst the forum members. WD-40, applied yearly, preferably in May or June.
06-19-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 897
Posted By probe1957

Inspiring. Keep it up.

Inspiring. Keep it up.
06-19-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By probe1957

I think it has possibilities too. Will look in...

I think it has possibilities too. Will look in more detail when I have time. Thanks much.
06-17-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 627,962
Posted By probe1957

Now THAT is cool.

Now THAT is cool.
06-17-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,864
Posted By probe1957

KInda what I was thinking. I am a relative...

KInda what I was thinking. I am a relative newbie too but I wonder if the boy is riding with a group that is just beyond his ability.
06-17-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,891
Posted By probe1957

This.

This.
06-15-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 689
Posted By probe1957

My LBS let me take the bike for the weekend.

My LBS let me take the bike for the weekend.
06-13-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,144
Posted By probe1957

I took it as a joke.

I took it as a joke.
06-12-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By probe1957

Not likely. You probably just need to install it...

Not likely. You probably just need to install it properly. There are YouTube videos to show you how.
06-12-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,144
Posted By probe1957

How noble of you. :) When I recently bought...

How noble of you. :)

When I recently bought my first new road bike, after years on a Trek hybrid, I went with AL for a couple of reasons.

First, I like to watch YouTube videos then do my own...
06-10-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,272
Posted By probe1957

Very impressive.

Very impressive.
06-06-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,767
Posted By probe1957

This.

This.
06-05-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,490
Posted By probe1957

This.

This.
06-05-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,451
Posted By probe1957

I try to stay off the MUPs because of the idiots...

I try to stay off the MUPs because of the idiots but when I ride with my wife she prefers them to the road. I will jingle my bell from a good distance back so they know I am approaching then a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,434
Posted By probe1957

I HAVE a $1400 bike and I wouldn't either.

I HAVE a $1400 bike and I wouldn't either.
06-02-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By probe1957

The floor? I can't even touch my knees. :)

The floor? I can't even touch my knees. :)
06-02-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,577
Posted By probe1957

If you are guilty, why not just pay the fine and...

If you are guilty, why not just pay the fine and move on?
05-29-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19,639
Views: 3,215,764
Posted By probe1957

I know this isn't exactly classic or vintage but...

I know this isn't exactly classic or vintage but sure seems fishy.

https://bn.craigslist.org/bop/d/bloomington-17-trek-madone-pro-fiber/7128859897.html
05-29-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By probe1957

I have the same problem with my 10 year old,...

I have the same problem with my 10 year old, perfectly functioning Morph pump. My 63 year old eyes have no idea what the gauge says. Fortunately my experienced fingers can measure 70 PSI with...
05-27-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 23,459
Posted By probe1957

What a purveyor of things to come this four year...

What a purveyor of things to come this four year old post was.
05-26-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,122
Posted By probe1957

A kickstand.

A kickstand.
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By probe1957

If you like it and it fits $200 isn’t a lot of...

If you like it and it fits $200 isn’t a lot of money. I would offer $100 for this bike tho.
05-22-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 627,962
Posted By probe1957

Since I canít figure out how to edit my post I...

Since I canít figure out how to edit my post I will have to do it this way. So sorry.

This 63 year olds new ride. Scott Speedster 10 Disc. Aluminum frame. CF fork. 105 components. My only upgrade...
05-22-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,953
Posted By probe1957

Averaging 20 MPH like you do, how would you...

Averaging 20 MPH like you do, how would you possibly know folks have less of an issue with you than someone going 12 MPH? Just curious.
05-22-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,953
Posted By probe1957

I guess I don't get your point or see the problem?

I guess I don't get your point or see the problem?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,840
Posted By probe1957

Nice bike. Congratulations. I considered that...

Nice bike. Congratulations. I considered that one when I recently bought my Scott but went with Scott because I could test ride it. That was important to me for my first road bike.
05-21-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,606
Posted By probe1957

Perhaps, but it was MOSTLY price. Over...

Perhaps, but it was MOSTLY price. Over regulation and union labor adds considerable unnecessary costs.
05-19-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,942
Posted By probe1957

That has to be very unlikely statistically. The...

That has to be very unlikely statistically. The real danger is not riding on the right side of the road. The real danger is in being your friend. :)
05-18-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 867
Posted By probe1957

A seat is called a saddle and from there... 😎 ...

A seat is called a saddle and from there... 😎

You are on the right track buying from your LBS. Good luck.
05-18-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,167
Posted By probe1957

Personally, I wouldn’t. Bikes get damaged during...

Personally, I wouldn’t. Bikes get damaged during normal operation and normal operation includes transporting same, laying flat, drive side up, in the bed of a pickup.
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By probe1957

Who cares if you overpaid? Ride the hell out of...

Who cares if you overpaid? Ride the hell out of those bikes. A month from now you will forget what you paid.
05-15-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By probe1957

Dare to dream.

Dare to dream.
05-15-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By probe1957

WD-40, of course.

WD-40, of course.
05-12-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,085
Posted By probe1957

They're really not redundant. Bell on the MUP. ...

They're really not redundant. Bell on the MUP. Horn on the street.
05-11-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,621
Posted By probe1957

Getting old. What used to be easy is hard and...

Getting old. What used to be easy is hard and what used to be hard....well....isn't.
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