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06-12-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The outer end of the bushing looks like it's seen...

The outer end of the bushing looks like it's seen serious pressure/loads. I suspect that outer end has been deformed inwards so that the bushing is now sort of "crimped" onto the axle.

Have you...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 255,756
Posted By rjones28

Hands-free hydration awaits. ...

Hands-free hydration awaits.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x544/image_0ef910713660ab0309608f39929f05ce225b6b1e.png
02-11-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By sdmc530

So the guy at my shop says its probably one of...

So the guy at my shop says its probably one of two things:


Either its a cover or some sort of mounting parts for disc breaks OR is a Di2 mounting location.

Other than that he has no idea. ...
02-11-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By AeroGut

yes, definitely a battery mount

yes, definitely a battery mount
02-10-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By cxwrench

External Di2 battery.

External Di2 battery.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 19,767
Posted By Bob Ross

Time and intensity are only better metrics if...

Time and intensity are only better metrics if you're trying to measure, well, time and intensity. Or work. They suck as metrics for distance though. Mileage is a much better metric for measuring...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 19,767
Posted By Madridjoe

Finished with 10,857 miles and a little over...

Finished with 10,857 miles and a little over 625,000 feet of climbing, my best year ever, but then I had a lot of free time this year.........and I turned 70 in September so not a bad year for an old...
11-29-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,863
Posted By sdmc530

Mileage record for me.....just had to share/brag!!

This year has been a great year for me cycling that is. Before this year I have never had the time to put up enough rides to exceed 3,000 miles in a year. BUT with covid setting in early I knew I...
11-29-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,460
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

^I wonder what his user name is. He has little...

^I wonder what his user name is. He has little Cateye there, probably one of the old wired ones.
11-29-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,460
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Don't know, but his new boss (as of Jan 20, 2021)...

Don't know, but his new boss (as of Jan 20, 2021) does at the age of 78. https://www.bicycling.com/news/a34728527/joe-jill-biden-delaware-bike-ride/...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,734
Posted By eduskator

Judging by your answers on this thread, you seem...

Judging by your answers on this thread, you seem to be carying a lot of stuff my friend. Hope you're not forgetting water bottles?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,734
Posted By GlennR

Guess you will never get a pacemaker.

Guess you will never get a pacemaker.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,729
Posted By KiwiDallas

I stopped by LBS #2...

I stopped by LBS #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) yesterday with a six-pack of Dos Equis (thiz Texas, after all).

It was well received. :)

=K
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,385
Posted By Psimet2001

:rolleyes: NACT - Not another chain thread...

:rolleyes:

NACT - Not another chain thread was an expression that i used to use around here.

I still love how even now so many weird assertions and near religious beliefs people can throw...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 02:22 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,385
Posted By woodcraft

PTFE does not break down, and so will continue to...

PTFE does not break down, and so will continue to accumulate in the environment forever- it's in your blood.

Consider whether spreading it around in your chain wax is a good idea.

At 570˚ + it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,855
Posted By GlennR

So It's Come To This?! 19 seconds in. ...

So It's Come To This?!
19 seconds in.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jtkuAVLdtA
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,384
Posted By Psimet2001

A must have for sure. Largest reason for me...

A must have for sure.

Largest reason for me is the Di2 battery level indication sent to the Garmin
Second would be control of Garmin screens from my shift levers.

The rest is nice but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,776
Posted By DrIsotope

My guess would be that the Peleton shows a bigger...

My guess would be that the Peleton shows a bigger number because bigger power numbers make people feel better. The 4iiii doesn't care about your feelings.

You've also got "new power meter fever"...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,648
Posted By alphalite

Firefox also says "No". You shall not...

Firefox also says "No". You shall not pass.:crash:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By deepakvrao

Found enough info to avoid them :-)

Found enough info to avoid them :-)
08-03-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,100
Posted By fietsbob

... where do you stand?

Usually to the left side of the bike, before I get aboard,






:innocent:
08-01-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,100
Posted By rydabent

It still amazes me how the cycling set is so...

It still amazes me how the cycling set is so adverse to progress. I remember in the 80s when click shifting came out, the "real" cyclist resisted it too.
07-31-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,100
Posted By prj71

Sex appeal? Really. :lol: Ohfercripesakes....

Sex appeal? Really. :lol:

Ohfercripesakes. It's just a bike. Ride it and quit looking at it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,780
Posted By seypat

Get yourself one of these if you really need to...

Get yourself one of these if you really need to be heard. :roflmao2:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkor-DErceM
07-29-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,038
Posted By DiabloScott

I rode my bike to a pulmonology appointment once...

I rode my bike to a pulmonology appointment once (waiting room was full of people with horrible problems)... on my way out, the doc said something about cycling and my great lung function. One of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,780
Posted By InvertedMP

I wouldn’t say the DT Swiss 240s is a low end...

I wouldn’t say the DT Swiss 240s is a low end hub, and it’s insanely quiet.
07-28-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,038
Posted By dmanthree

Yes, it helps

Riding, that is. I had a physical exam for a new life insurance policy (my old one expires when I turn 66 in September) and the results were, well, pretty good. BP 125/75. Pulse 52. body fat 16%. The...
07-27-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,188
Posted By dmanthree

Kind of like what's happening to the Olympus...

Kind of like what's happening to the Olympus camera camera division, recently sold to JIP. Sad to see.
07-26-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,113
Posted By NewATBikeComute

First ever half century!

Well, have not done a lot of cycling this year. Working from home, so no commuting mileage, and my attitude towards making an effort to do, well, anything beyond what I have to do, has been 'I...
07-19-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 976
Posted By Papa Tom

Humor

From a Facebook meme I saw today:

"People shouldn't buy mountain bikes after fifty.

No, seriously. Fifty mountain bikes is more than enough!"
07-17-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,221
Posted By caloso

Roundabouts seem to be like the metric system and...

Roundabouts seem to be like the metric system and universal healthcare. The rest of the world seems to have figured them out, but Americans refuse to.
07-14-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,767
Posted By downtube42

This is a situation where taking to a medical...

This is a situation where taking to a medical professional who has experience with older athletes would be beneficial. There are possible underlying medical causes, that make assumptions and advice...
07-14-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,767
Posted By DrIsotope

The fatigue is likely not cycling related. You...

The fatigue is likely not cycling related. You don't need to "feed" a 15-20 mile ride, no matter how hard you ride it. Period. Thirty to thirty five shouldn't be a problem either. That's maybe...
07-14-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,767
Posted By Iride01

I'm sure we all do to some extent at different...

I'm sure we all do to some extent at different times. Probably is worse as we age.

I'm not a fan of Gatorade or Gu. Gatorade is not a sport drink anymore IMO, much less a decent drink for cycling....
07-14-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,290
Posted By nomadmax

GOOD for YOU!!!!! But....I think you should...

GOOD for YOU!!!!!

But....I think you should hang around to help others on their journey.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,965
Posted By canklecat

A local friend calls those "niceholes."...

A local friend calls those "niceholes." :roflmao2:
07-11-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,118
Posted By freeranger

Noticed you're not typing in all caps!! Sorry,...

Noticed you're not typing in all caps!! Sorry, that was too easy to pass up. I know hearing loss is not funny, some family members went thru it. Glad the aids have helped ya, now the ride has even...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,022
Posted By Iride01

Climb, descend, repeat. Three times a week...

Climb, descend, repeat.

Three times a week or more.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,968
Posted By WhyFi

What? You want a list to shake your fist at?

What? You want a list to shake your fist at?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,754
Posted By Germanrazor

I would ask about #1...

I would ask about #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) but will refrain...LOL
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,742
Posted By WhyFi

What? I don't understand half of what you're...

What? I don't understand half of what you're trying to say, but power data is recorded for the entire ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,742
Posted By rubiksoval

Ha. How pointless. As if they can't be remade...

Ha. How pointless. As if they can't be remade (and then renamed!).

I'd love it if a bunch of people deleted all of the ridiculously duplicated segments around here.
07-02-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,281
Posted By fietsbob

I would stop and have lunch in a cafe..

I would stop and have lunch in a cafe..
07-02-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,128
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, at 5 pages and over 120 posts, you have to...

Well, at 5 pages and over 120 posts, you have to judge this as a successful troll. I wouldn't have predicted it, seems like the last one was just yesterday.:foo:
06-30-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,128
Posted By caloso

I'm guessing some of the riders on this thread...

I'm guessing some of the riders on this thread never sprint. Or climb steep hills. Or ride over rough ground. Or sprint up steep hills with rough ground (that's for the crossers).

I guess if you...
06-30-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,128
Posted By rosefarts

Of all the things that didn't happen, this didn't...

Of all the things that didn't happen, this didn't happen the most.
06-30-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,128
Posted By Ironfish653

Are we doing this again? Seems like every...

Are we doing this again?

Seems like every few months somebody discovers a ‘ Hidden Truth’ about clipless pedals to confirm their preference for flats, and the rest of us are either industry dupes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,729
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How do you estimate the height of a building...

How do you estimate the height of a building using a barometer?

Drop it from the roof and measure the time it takes to fall to the ground.

:roflmao2: :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,602
Posted By CAT7RDR

I heard if you lick the chain it can make muscle...

I heard if you lick the chain it can make muscle spasms stop.
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