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Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,332
Posted By beermode

Both your replies are incredibly specific and...

Both your replies are incredibly specific and anecdotal. I haven't even ridden the MTB in the rain, and I know V brakes won't cut it after the first few minutes. I'm not even a downhiller either. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,828
Posted By beermode

When pushed, I'm always toes down. My feet are...

When pushed, I'm always toes down. My feet are only level when I'm cruising around with no headwind.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,332
Posted By beermode

That is a damn good reason if you have multiple...

That is a damn good reason if you have multiple wheel sets.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,332
Posted By beermode

Not sure what the resistance is. You get better...

Not sure what the resistance is. You get better braking. I think some people are fooling themselves if they think they are just fine in the rain. Maybe at slow speeds with no hills. Sure.

Other...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By beermode

At that point, they will convince us that 23 cogs...

At that point, they will convince us that 23 cogs won't be enough. We will need 1/2 step gears.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-19, 03:00 AM
Replies: 18,534
Views: 3,648,274
Posted By beermode

Wolf Tooth B Roll Top Bag for the MTB.

Wolf Tooth B Roll Top Bag for the MTB.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-19, 02:54 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,768
Posted By beermode

I love my LBS. I guess I'm lucky to have a good...

I love my LBS. I guess I'm lucky to have a good one near me. I do live in a climate where you can ride all year, and areas with more disposable income that is not prejudiced against certain...
01-14-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 970
Posted By beermode

I would download MTB Project and look for stuff...

I would download MTB Project and look for stuff around Escondido, Julian, etc. So Cal is usually sunny and dry, even during most of the winter. But this year, we are getting steady rain for a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,413
Posted By beermode

I question this. Probably due to adjustments and...

I question this. Probably due to adjustments and install quirks.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-18, 06:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,796
Posted By beermode

Can you remind me what is the third? I can only...

Can you remind me what is the third? I can only recall Specialized and Trek. Cannondale is American, but owned by Canadians. Does that count?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-18, 01:04 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,671
Posted By beermode

I just don't want to give any more of my money to...

I just don't want to give any more of my money to Luxottica.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-18, 11:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,066
Posted By beermode

I hate the red disc brake one in 54. It's ugly. ...

I hate the red disc brake one in 54. It's ugly.
Nobody needs to buy it. Stop looking at it.

/shifty eyes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-18, 11:21 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,286
Posted By beermode

Grandma here, 627.9 mi 15924 ft ascent

Grandma here,

627.9 mi
15924 ft ascent
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,583
Posted By beermode

All of due to improper form. I'm 40 and have...

All of due to improper form. I'm 40 and have been lifting since I was 23. Never injured myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-18, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By beermode

The dev kit for third party apps is different...

The dev kit for third party apps is different than the kit Apple uses. As a result, a lot folks dropped Apple Watch apps since the tools compromised the user experience. Google Map and Pandora...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-18, 03:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,830
Posted By beermode

Hydration starts the day before. Be a bit...

Hydration starts the day before. Be a bit liberal with the water intake.
If it's been mentioned before, my bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,596,026
Posted By beermode

Oh wow, reminds me of concours shows. "How...

Oh wow, reminds me of concours shows.

"How does it drive?"
"Don't know, never driven it."
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,596,026
Posted By beermode

I don't think it's much of a choice with hydro...

I don't think it's much of a choice with hydro brakes and mechanical shifting.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,667
Posted By beermode

Upon hearing this, I threw my Ultegra 8000 in the...

Upon hearing this, I threw my Ultegra 8000 in the trash. 11 speed is so boring now.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-18, 01:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,245
Posted By beermode

I know what you mean. GMBN doesn't have the same...

I know what you mean. GMBN doesn't have the same magic as GCN, IMHO. It's still plenty watchable though, can't say the same for others. I'll probably get more into as my MTB gets built up.

For...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,245
Posted By beermode

Google is making monetizing YouTube videos very...

Google is making monetizing YouTube videos very difficult recently. I'm not surprised they our doing sponsored content now.

Can't stand Bike Radar, they grate me. The weird slow mo shots...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 01:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,271
Posted By beermode

Sidetracked. Like we expected DC STI to change...

Sidetracked.
Like we expected DC STI to change suddenly on a 105 groupset? Really?
Back to non-under tape design? Really?

More on Topic.
11-34 on ten speed hub. Cool.
Crank design...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,271
Posted By beermode

Oh F no.

Oh F no.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-18, 09:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,129
Posted By beermode

I noticed this on my last ride. I knew my 205...

I noticed this on my last ride. I knew my 205 lbs makes me the P-47 of the bike world when it comes to going downhill. But I coast by others when on the flats and approaching a red light. So much...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,390
Posted By beermode

One is sensitive to infrared.

One is sensitive to infrared.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-18, 02:20 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,469
Posted By beermode

Kind of the reason why I picked the 5800 crank.

Kind of the reason why I picked the 5800 crank.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,691
Posted By beermode

Yep, it's lighter. (old Ultegra in this review)....

Yep, it's lighter. (old Ultegra in this review). Head to head: Shimano 105 v Shimano Ultegra | road.cc (http://road.cc/content/buyers-guide/201326-head-head-shimano-105-v-shimano-ultegra)

But I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-18, 05:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,691
Posted By beermode

Good info. Thanks! That's a good...

Good info. Thanks!



That's a good price range. Avoids compromises.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-18, 04:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,691
Posted By beermode

I don't mind some Frankenbike things. The 105...

I don't mind some Frankenbike things. The 105 cassettes are said to wear less than Ultegras, and I prefer KMS chains to anything else. I don't know how the Ultegra cranks compare to Praxis though. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-18, 10:04 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,486
Posted By beermode

It's always windy where I ride.

It's always windy where I ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-18, 11:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,523
Posted By beermode

The analogies are getting dumber by the second. ...

The analogies are getting dumber by the second.
-The Campy gearset isn't going to net you performance gains like switching from an F150 to a Ferrari would.
-The Campy vs Shimano = Ford vs Ferrari...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,757
Posted By beermode

I can. Even my training wheels leave the ground....

I can. Even my training wheels leave the ground. All four in the air.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-18, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,363
Posted By beermode

Not sure if this helps, but I have R8000 shifters...

Not sure if this helps, but I have R8000 shifters with a matching rear mech in non-hydraulic caliper config. Front mech and crank is R5800. Works perfect.
I had the same concerns about mixing two...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-18, 11:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,252
Posted By beermode

The specific ones at canals. Not the ones near...

The specific ones at canals. Not the ones near parks are in them.

It sounds like you have a hard time with realizing what contributes to your economy.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-18, 10:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,252
Posted By beermode

I derp faced.

I derp faced.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,252
Posted By beermode

Other dude is from Tucson, lots of non-canal...

Other dude is from Tucson, lots of non-canal MUP's around.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,252
Posted By beermode

All the paths? Not sure about that. But sure,...

All the paths? Not sure about that. But sure, just go with your bad self on hating people.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,252
Posted By beermode

While we are on the subject, the increasing lack...

While we are on the subject, the increasing lack of edicate on MUP's from non cyclists is getting out of hand. Pro dog walkers with 10 dogs taking up both lanes, normal dog walkers with tons of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,252
Posted By beermode

As a previous Arizonian? Arizoninan?....I never...

As a previous Arizonian? Arizoninan?....I never got the snowbird hate. It's a major part of the economy.
All the bike path projects had them in mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-18, 11:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,252
Posted By beermode

El Paso is a horrible urban biking area. However...

El Paso is a horrible urban biking area. However the suburbs on the west end are very bike friendly, and there are tons of MTB trails around. Probably not the funnest and most varied, but if I were...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,258
Posted By beermode

These guys don't have that sort of issue. But...

These guys don't have that sort of issue. But sure, root for pecisism I guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-18, 01:24 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,258
Posted By beermode

Same here. All year long good weather helps...

Same here. All year long good weather helps along with the demographics.
I love my LBS. I'm buying a groupset from them and they will install it. Thought about buying it online and saving some...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,629
Posted By beermode

Launching a cage? Is that a serious thing or is...

Launching a cage? Is that a serious thing or is this sarcasm? Your bike has crappy threading if it isn't sarcasm.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,487
Posted By beermode

Nasty tinny sort of word.

Nasty tinny sort of word.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-18, 11:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,760
Posted By beermode

I have a 12-28 10 speed SRAM cassette, pairs well...

I have a 12-28 10 speed SRAM cassette, pairs well with my ancient 10 speed Dura Ace.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-18, 12:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,313
Posted By beermode

I had two weeks off for Christmas and New Years. ...

I had two weeks off for Christmas and New Years. And right before that I got really sick. And the Prednislone has my HR on edge, so I have yet to ride with any decent pace. Looks like I have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-18, 12:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,313
Posted By beermode

We are clear for takeoff on Wednesday.

We are clear for takeoff on Wednesday.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-18, 12:18 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,214
Posted By beermode

You aren't in the drops all the time.

You aren't in the drops all the time.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-18, 12:10 AM
Replies: 18,534
Views: 3,648,274
Posted By beermode

Cygolite Metro 1100. Polar Speed and Cadence...

Cygolite Metro 1100.
Polar Speed and Cadence sensors for my M450.
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