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Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,055
Posted By WhyFi

Well, yes - this is exactly the reason for my...

Well, yes - this is exactly the reason for my disappointment.



You're an exceptionally rare example of a Varia owner that don't value its functionality - I get the impression that most,...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By Steve B.

Hand signal that you are moving left, then take...

Hand signal that you are moving left, then take the lane so they dont have room to pass.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,754
Posted By indyfabz

Find a good dealer and see if Rudy Project can...

Find a good dealer and see if Rudy Project can help you. They make Rx inserts with little curvature. If your Rx changes you donít have to buy new lenses, only a new insert.
11-14-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,871
Posted By WhyFi

That sounds like a 1030 problem, not a Varia...

That sounds like a 1030 problem, not a Varia problem. I haven't had any audibility issues with a Bolt or with a 530.



"Only"? Even with traffic approaching at highway speeds, I find it to be...
11-14-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,871
Posted By WhyFi

My suggestion would be: get a Varia and use it...

My suggestion would be: get a Varia and use it before you start picking nits and think about modifying this or that to improve the functionality. I say this because there are two types of people -...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 10,157
Posted By WhyFi

The Varia is one of those products where...

The Varia is one of those products where non-owners can tell you about 10x more drawbacks than actual owners can. Funny how that works. *shrug*
Forum: Commuting
08-10-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,246
Posted By scottfsmith

The OP was only referring to signs stating...

The OP was only referring to signs stating "Private Property". On the face of it this just means the land is not government-owned, no more no less. Some states may read more into that, but not my...
Forum: Commuting
08-10-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,246
Posted By scottfsmith

My view is "private property" is meaningless for...

My view is "private property" is meaningless for entry or not, if they want to keep me out it has to be "no trespassing", "access prohibited" or the like, or have a closed gate. This is in Maryland,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,118
Posted By hubcyclist

if I'm doing 270w, it's 270w whether I'm inside,...

if I'm doing 270w, it's 270w whether I'm inside, riding into the wind, riding up the hill, etc. for all intents and purposes, it's the same
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 313,667
Posted By KJ43

I posted this in the What did you just buy for...

I posted this in the What did you just buy for your gravel bike? (https://www.bikeforums.net/cyclocross-gravelbiking-recreational/1112900-what-did-you-just-buy-your-gravel-bike.html) thread but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,747
Posted By Trakhak

Garden hose at low pressure plus soft...

Garden hose at low pressure plus soft long-bristle and short-bristle brushes. Takes no longer than a pressure washer would. Why risk washing out lubricant?

(My neighbor uses a gasoline-powered...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By WhyFi

Try Orange Seal (regular, not Endurance or...

Try Orange Seal (regular, not Endurance or anything). Regardless of the tire, it's never failed to permanently plug 100% of my punctures 4mm or smaller (I've had to use bacon strips on a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,948
Posted By indyfabz

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,021
Posted By tomato coupe

Back pedaling can make your chain fall off.

Back pedaling can make your chain fall off.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,021
Posted By WhyFi

Sure, if the opinion is as abso******glutely...

Sure, if the opinion is as abso******glutely wrong as the following -
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,726
Posted By HTupolev

It's not that heavier bikes take less effort,...

It's not that heavier bikes take less effort, it's that it doesn't make much difference. When you're on flat ground, gravity is perpendicular to your direction of motion, so you're not experiencing...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,726
Posted By asgelle

I'm curious how you determined this. It goes...

I'm curious how you determined this. It goes against established principles of Newtonian physics.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,654
Posted By Kapusta

It is sad that 20+ years of real world proof that...

It is sad that 20+ years of real world proof that high end cartridge bearing hubs are as reliable and robust as cup and cone hubs has duped people into thinking that high end cartridge bearing hubs...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,070
Posted By tomato coupe

ftfy

ftfy
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 313,667
Posted By illdrag0n

Just checking in. 8000kms on my AR46. I'm 120kg...

Just checking in. 8000kms on my AR46. I'm 120kg and 0 issues so far with strength and still run true.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 313,667
Posted By cybirr

Yes, the MTS shipping slows wayyyyy down once it...

Yes, the MTS shipping slows wayyyyy down once it reaches the US port of Los Angeles, CA. These are Light Bicycle Falcon 65s with DTSwiss 350 hubs. And I am impressed with the speed. Cross wind...
Forum: Foo
03-20-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,936
Posted By Kat12

I have a feeling "but dog poop biodegrades!" is...

I have a feeling "but dog poop biodegrades!" is one of those NIMBY (literally) topics... is anyone volunteering to let the neighborhood dogs "let it mellow" in their yard?


I have a friend whose...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,967
Posted By merlinextraligh

As for the clotting issue with the Astra Zeneca...

As for the clotting issue with the Astra Zeneca vaccine, the EU has found no evidence of a link, the number of people who have died from clotting is in the one in a million range, and the shear...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,967
Posted By merlinextraligh

Then, please stay out of public spaces. No...

Then, please stay out of public spaces. No vaccine is 100% effective, and we donít know the efficacy against newly emergent variants. Add in the fact some people canít get vaccinated. So public...
03-19-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,297
Posted By Mackers

No, this is a 10S only body. The taller splines...

No, this is a 10S only body.
The taller splines will only accept 10S cassettes. (that start with an 11 or 12 sprocket from the 7800, 7900, 6600, 6700, 5600, or 5700 series, so no junior cassettes or...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,967
Posted By caloso

I will say that I feel a lot more optimistic now...

I will say that I feel a lot more optimistic now that my parents, in-laws, and wife have all gotten their 2 shots. Still, if I've waited a year, I can wait another couple weeks or months.
02-13-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,092
Posted By Iride01

I think you are letting your imagination run...

I think you are letting your imagination run wild. I've never had a tube blow in a tire from over inflation until it was at least 150 PSI or better. I have burst a few new tubes because of me not...
Forum: Commuting
02-10-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,021
Posted By fooferdoggie

with a garmin radar and a mirror I have all I...

with a garmin radar and a mirror I have all I need. the radar lets me know how many cars how fast and their position without taking much effort to see.
01-20-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,506
Posted By dedhed

Really better yet is to get a cheap digital...

Really better yet is to get a cheap digital caliper as it is useful in all things bike related. Measuring seatpost diameters, stems, frame spacing, and even bearing diameters for about the same price.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By Elvo

You should tell Shimano

You should tell Shimano
12-08-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,075
Posted By Gresp15C

An amusing story: When I was in grad school, a...

An amusing story: When I was in grad school, a colleague was complaining about the antiquated US screw thread standards. Being a punk, I told him, just learn how to recognize the sizes. He brought me...
12-06-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,075
Posted By DaveSSS

Temperature is not relevant when measuring only a...

Temperature is not relevant when measuring only a 12 inch length. A 10 degree change would expand the length by 0.0008 inch. Just get a 12 inch machinist's rule and place one end on the edge of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,344
Posted By znomit

All other things being equal, the smaller one...

All other things being equal, the smaller one will leave more room in the shed for another bike.
Forum: Commuting
09-18-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,385
Posted By Harhir

I agree that bikes also use resources but they...

I agree that bikes also use resources but they use a lot less resources that cars, SUVs or trucks. Producing a bike costs a lot less resources than a 2ton truck. So many people in my area commute in...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,385
Posted By wphamilton

Absolutely I care that it's good for the...

Absolutely I care that it's good for the environment. It's not why I started bike commuting, and not the main reason I kept it up for the first few years. But it's important to me to put my...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,015
Posted By closetbiker

Did it!

Thatís right, I managed to commute by bicycle my entire career.

After 35 years of riding in every day, Iíve retired. Or rather, I left work and am collecting my pension after maxing out on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,277
Posted By Clipped_in

I ride solo through a couple of round-a-bouts...

I ride solo through a couple of round-a-bouts quite regularly. As I approach I am riding on the road shoulder, but when I am within 50' or so I safely move in and take the lane. I ride through the...
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