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09-19-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 370
Posted By Rogerogeroge

You obviously need to upgrade your bars, stem and...

You obviously need to upgrade your bars, stem and wheelset so less weight stresses the rails. Might even call for a new groupset.
09-17-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,159
Posted By Rogerogeroge

I would think that tire size and pressure could...

I would think that tire size and pressure could also impact you. The hands take a lot more punishment from 25c tires at 100 psi as opposed to 38c at 60 psi.
09-17-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,338
Posted By Rogerogeroge

The other thing to consider ( at least from my US...

The other thing to consider ( at least from my US experience) is to create the business as an LLC. Limited liability means that litigants can only make claims up to the value of the business, they...
08-11-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 797
Posted By Rogerogeroge

If this was a big enough issue for me I would...

If this was a big enough issue for me I would invest in a full sized bike with S&S couplers.
07-29-22, 10:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 786
Posted By Rogerogeroge

And try to avoid using run-on sentences.

And try to avoid using run-on sentences.
07-24-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 467
Posted By Rogerogeroge

You figure you've gotten all of the mileage you...

You figure you've gotten all of the mileage you can out of the Cycling Pants thread?
07-21-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,014
Posted By Rogerogeroge

If the girlfriend is wearing adult diapers then I...

If the girlfriend is wearing adult diapers then I would stick with the wife.
07-12-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,385
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Sorry, getting Shimano in the loop isn't going to...

Sorry, getting Shimano in the loop isn't going to do a damn thing for the OP, nor will it make the shop's seat any warmer. But I agree this is 100% the shop's fault.
06-29-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,955
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Based on the thread title, I thought the OP put a...

Based on the thread title, I thought the OP put a Shimano gruppo on a Colnago or Pegoretti.
06-15-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 911
Posted By Rogerogeroge

I wouldn’t use this approach for mounting...

I wouldn’t use this approach for mounting handlebars, brake levers, crank arms or several other items.


That was three to four decades ago. With the growing use of carbon, torque specs are much...
04-04-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,856
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Horses do not recognize people on bikes as...

Horses do not recognize people on bikes as people. I've been told by equestrians that talking loudly as you gently ride by helps the horses.

A friend and I once got chased for about 75 yards by...
03-20-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 688
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Here's the pic. You can see the Coke shims on...

Here's the pic. You can see the Coke shims on each side.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/455x632/lemond_76a77ee7f974ea794db5a0891a2d240790b1fec4.png
09-28-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,900
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Nope. Tubed - mount starting at valve stem...

Nope.

Tubed - mount starting at valve stem (least resistance), finish opposite valve stem.
removing tire - start opposite valve stem

Both ways put the least stress on the valve stem area of...
09-03-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,064
Posted By Rogerogeroge

The charging port as well as the indicator light...

The charging port as well as the indicator light are in the rear derailleur.
08-05-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,780
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Spinning a cadence of 90 in a 53x11 (with a 700c...

Spinning a cadence of 90 in a 53x11 (with a 700c wheel) is almost 35 mph. If your cadence is 120 then you're over 46 mph.

Even if you go with a 46 x 31 on front (a common GRX combo), then your...
08-04-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,780
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Do you realize that 12 speed cassettes for 1x...

Do you realize that 12 speed cassettes for 1x drivetrains comes with a 10T on back? That can give you a pretty high gear.
08-04-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By Rogerogeroge

yes, the headset has unique Austrian threads. ...

yes, the headset has unique Austrian threads.
velospace bike forums - AUSTRO DAIMLER Austrian headset. (http://velospace.org/forums/discussion/3126/austro-daimler-austrian-headset/)
08-03-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,780
Posted By Rogerogeroge

I think you need to decide if you want a flatbar...

I think you need to decide if you want a flatbar or dropbar bike. You can call it gravel, or whatever you want. By 'fitness' bikes, that seems to be hybrid frames (same geo as the lower end ones)...
06-28-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,630
Posted By Rogerogeroge

And in case you all don't realize it, she beat...

And in case you all don't realize it, she beat all of the men.
06-24-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,519
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Another vote for “It’s fine, no worries”

Another vote for “It’s fine, no worries”
06-07-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By Rogerogeroge

I've ridden the Katy twice, the second time we...

I've ridden the Katy twice, the second time we stayed at the Hilton in J-City. It's a full service hotel with a restaurant and bar, It's not far off the bridge, and you get to ride by the Capitol...
06-07-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Don't pay to learn to wrench on your own bikes. ...

Don't pay to learn to wrench on your own bikes. There are tons of great videos that lay out what to do. The problem is there are also tons of videos that aren't great and give bad advice. Learn...
02-15-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,515
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Well, actually it's more like, 'Customer looks at...

Well, actually it's more like, 'Customer looks at bikes. All bikes have disk brakes'.

Take Trek for example. The only thing they offer in non-disk brakes is (1) their completely bottom of the...
01-10-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,197
Posted By Rogerogeroge

You really should replace your handlebar tape in...

You really should replace your handlebar tape in intervals less than 26k miles. Handlebars collect sweat and can be subject to corrosion, whether aluminum or carbon fiber bars. I've seen some...
12-17-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,755
Posted By Rogerogeroge

You have a POS bike, you've got a $150 budget to...

You have a POS bike, you've got a $150 budget to make it better, and you're considering upgrading to a cassette (that'll take the whole budget), pedals, rear derailleur and shifter?

Just ride the...
12-17-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,324
Posted By Rogerogeroge

I kinda agree, you're being a bit 'wimpy' at...

I kinda agree, you're being a bit 'wimpy' at those temps, but there are people who are very sensitive to cooler temps, so take that statement tongue-in-cheek.

Try different combinations, and don't...
12-13-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,126
Posted By Rogerogeroge

You're so gullible. The most real Elvis...

You're so gullible. The most real Elvis sightings you saw was only two or three, max.
12-10-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,913
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Pierced, with a modest 1 cm hoop attached. Other...

Pierced, with a modest 1 cm hoop attached. Other option is studded.
11-17-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,242
Posted By Rogerogeroge

This is a silly inane comment. I live in a...

This is a silly inane comment. I live in a highly red redneck state, I'm middle of the road, tho most rednecks are conservative. I have a graduate degree and am quite articulate. Lots of boys...
10-20-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,095
Posted By Rogerogeroge

One time during our Thursday Night Worlds, our...

One time during our Thursday Night Worlds, our group (probably 15-20 of us) were approaching a two lane highway and we got passed by an unmarked cop and he asked us "which way are you going?" ...
10-13-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
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Views: 708
Posted By Rogerogeroge

I am interested in your item. I will send you...

I am interested in your item. I will send you cashier check for 5000USD. When my agent pick up, kindly provide half in cash and keep rest for your troubles.
09-22-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,735
Posted By Rogerogeroge

That bike has Ultegra di2 and a $1,300 wheelset. ...

That bike has Ultegra di2 and a $1,300 wheelset. That's going to leave you about $1,200 for a custom frame. And handlebar, stem, saddle, seatpost.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,746
Posted By Rogerogeroge

No one has mentioned - 1) gloves are good...

No one has mentioned -

1) gloves are good for wiping/absorbing snot off your face

2) theyr'e good for skimming crap off your tires when you ride through sections with debris

My last ride...
09-09-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,600
Posted By Rogerogeroge

This is a classic - it's almost twenty years old:...

This is a classic - it's almost twenty years old:

How many forum posters does it take to change a light bulb?

1 to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed.

16...
09-04-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By Rogerogeroge

You don't need a dishing tool. Just flip the...

You don't need a dishing tool. Just flip the wheel over in the truing stand and see if the difference to the gauges changes.

You don't need a tension meter. But for a fun factor you can pluck...
09-04-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,460
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Really? OP already found the silly solution. ...

Really? OP already found the silly solution. Have you ever used a 1Up?
09-03-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Rogerogeroge

No need to grease underneath the freehub. The...

No need to grease underneath the freehub. The only way removal may be more difficult is if the cogs dig into an aluminum freehub body. It's still not hard to remove the cogs. Grease won't help...
08-31-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 804
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Wiggle each sprocket on the ends of the cassette....

Wiggle each sprocket on the ends of the cassette. Do the sprockets move independently of each other or does the whole cassette structure shift as a single unit? My guess is the latter which means...
07-30-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,481
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Why and how are the brakes shot? 99.9999% of...

Why and how are the brakes shot? 99.9999% of brake issues can be corrected by new cables/housing and brake pads. And proper setup.
07-30-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,481
Posted By Rogerogeroge

See item #5...

See item #5 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5)
07-30-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,481
Posted By Rogerogeroge

If you're replacing bar tape and brake cables on...

If you're replacing bar tape and brake cables on a bike that old, go ahead and replace the brake cable housing. Replace the shifter and cable housing as well if the bike has had significant use.
07-17-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,097
Posted By Rogerogeroge

$900 is sweet reparations for this bike,...

$900 is sweet reparations for this bike, especially during our pandemic times. I wouldn't worry about touching it up, I'd just smile every time I looked down at the top tube and reminded myself that...
07-17-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,609
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Ride smart. As someone previously said, draft,...

Ride smart. As someone previously said, draft, draft. But don't be afraid to take your turn at the front. A lot of times riding in the rotation is easier than hanging off the back. Riding smart? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,784
Posted By Rogerogeroge

A little too spartan for me. I would add a patch...

A little too spartan for me. I would add a patch kit and an extra CO2 cartridge.
06-11-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,109
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Or you could spend $20 for a new alloy post and...

Or you could spend $20 for a new alloy post and ensure you're not anally impaled by a suspect looking component for which you have no knowledge of its history and how it's been modified.
06-11-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,109
Posted By Rogerogeroge

It looks to my like smaller seatpost is jammed...

It looks to my like smaller seatpost is jammed into a bigger one? I'd want to see a closer look without the seat attached. Regardless, I would NOT ride that thing. The price of failure could be...
06-06-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By Rogerogeroge

This is the dumbest statement I've read on the...

This is the dumbest statement I've read on the interwebz in several months.
05-30-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,392
Posted By Rogerogeroge

The OP has pretty well defined his needs and...

The OP has pretty well defined his needs and wants and most folks seem to question his desires, and even suggest gravel bikes and touring bikes.

OP - check out the Trek Domane. It's got some...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,142
Posted By Rogerogeroge

You should go with disposable plastic, you'll...

You should go with disposable plastic, you'll save a couple of grams. Plus you won't have to **** a hillside of earth to procure the raw materials needed to produce. The plastic option will use a...
05-27-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,367
Posted By Rogerogeroge

You get +2 Fred points for the mini-pump attached...

You get +2 Fred points for the mini-pump attached to the frame.

But you get +5 points for the valve stem caps. That's a moderate infraction.

Just put the miles on that steed and in all sorts...
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