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Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 327
Posted By WhyFi

I'm a huge proponent of tubeless, but even I...

I'm a huge proponent of tubeless, but even I wouldn't have moved to tubeless if I got flats once every ~10,000 miles.

How are you determining whether or not you're seeing a marginal gain in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 327
Posted By surak

Also running lower pressure without risking pinch...

Also running lower pressure without risking pinch flats, which can make a noticeable difference in comfort and even speed if the ride surface is rough.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 327
Posted By WhyFi

The obvious benefit, and the reason that most...

The obvious benefit, and the reason that most move to tubeless, is the reduced likelihood and frequency of flats.
01-19-21, 10:32 AM
01-18-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 655
Posted By shelbyfv

A true commitment to reduced weight.:rolleyes:

A true commitment to reduced weight.:rolleyes:
01-18-21, 03:51 PM
01-17-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,108
Posted By frogman

My friend who was 55 had the same attitude until...

My friend who was 55 had the same attitude until he became infected with the virus. He is currently in the hospital and on a ventilator. You should not have such a cavalier attitude about the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,233
Posted By indyfabz

Iím 6í2Ē. I also have somewhat odd dimensions....

Iím 6í2Ē. I also have somewhat odd dimensions. Not only do I have a relatively short inseam (I generally wear 32Ē pants because I will trod on 34s), my calves and thighs are about the same length. A...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,233
Posted By guadzilla

Let's see if we can get away from the BF typical...

Let's see if we can get away from the BF typical dick measuring contest over some insignificant and irrelevant matter of semantics (seriously? Getting into an argument over the definition of paint?...
01-17-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,108
Posted By Kapusta

I would not be so sure about that. As a healthy...

I would not be so sure about that. As a healthy guy in his early 50s who works from home, Iím giving it a 50/50 chance of getting my shot before summer.

And there is really no practical way for...
01-17-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 642
Posted By berner

Person with two watches never knows the time, so...

Person with two watches never knows the time, so says Confucius.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,233
Posted By kingston

I was looking for a travel bike for randonneuring...

I was looking for a travel bike for randonneuring and to get everything in the case and keep it under 50 pounds titanium is hard to beat. My Seven has S&S couplers, eyelets for rack and fenders,...
Forum: Recumbent
01-17-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,701
Posted By indyfabz

I seriously doubt he has either.

I seriously doubt he has either.
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,701
Posted By tomato coupe

No, I've never ridden a recumbent for more than...

No, I've never ridden a recumbent for more than 100 miles. But, I've ridden a road bike over 100 miles many, many times without any problems.

Despite your baseless arguments, the reason that...
01-16-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,372
Posted By mstateglfr

Your nickname needs to be 'king of sweeping...

Your nickname needs to be 'king of sweeping generalizations'.
01-16-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By unterhausen

as far as I can tell, it stands for "as far as I...

as far as I can tell, it stands for "as far as I can tell"
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,701
Posted By HD3andMe

The problem with all of your fantasies, like this...

The problem with all of your fantasies, like this one, is that they're just that, fantasies. Long distance riders aren't crippled, as you imagine they are after coming off a long day on the bike....
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,701
Posted By shelbyfv

I expect it's more like 99% of cycling...

I expect it's more like 99% of cycling enthusiasts have opened their minds and considered 'bents and decided they would not be the best choice for the riding they want to do. Personally I think they...
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,701
Posted By tomato coupe

They have, and recumbents aren't the answer. End...

They have, and recumbents aren't the answer. End of story. Bottom line. The fat lady has sung. In the books. Time expired. Finito.
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,701
Posted By GlennR

Please keep you nose out of my garage. I...

Please keep you nose out of my garage.

I don't tell you what to do or ride.
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,701
Posted By Skulking

Have you considered that a large amount of the...

Have you considered that a large amount of the push-back you receive around here isn't actually anti-bent, but rather people who are tired of you pushing your religion on everyone completely...
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,701
Posted By mdarnton

You want to talk about being functional: I'm all...

You want to talk about being functional: I'm all about not getting killed as job #1. I'll consider a recumbent if someone make one that puts me up where people on side streets can see me coming....
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,701
Posted By indyfabz

Lowering the BF bar yet again.

Lowering the BF bar yet again.
01-16-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,372
Posted By indyfabz

I donít know what that peloton comment even means.

I donít know what that peloton comment even means.
01-15-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 999
Posted By shoota

Agreed. I also think the whole "disc brakes will...

Agreed. I also think the whole "disc brakes will rip the wheel out of the dropout" is completely over-inflated too.
01-15-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By dmark

I ASSumed without reading completely. Most tire...

I ASSumed without reading completely. Most tire size posts are about going larger.
Need more coffee.
01-14-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,097
Posted By SurferRosa

"Put it in the college fund!" ​​​​​​ ...

"Put it in the college fund!"
​​​​​​



Probably easy for Danny at around 5'10" and riding a 52cm frame.
01-14-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By HillRider

For sealed units like Shimano HTII bottom...

For sealed units like Shimano HTII bottom brackets, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" is my approach too. I have two HTII cranks with BB-6700 bottom brackets and each has over 25,000 miles. They are...
01-13-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,675
Posted By cxwrench

Maybe go ride it and then you'll know.

Maybe go ride it and then you'll know.
01-13-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 999
Posted By Hypno Toad

Too funny, I've logged at least 30,000 miles on...

Too funny, I've logged at least 30,000 miles on mechanical disc brakes with QRs. It's NBD, never a serious issue.
01-13-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,024
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Views: 437,301
Posted By BillyD

Moisture - harassment - 1 week

Moisture - harassment - 1 week
01-13-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 999
Posted By mack_turtle

I think the word was "scam" *eyeroll*

I think the word was "scam" *eyeroll*
01-13-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By topflightpro

Ziplock bags are going to be your best bet. They...

Ziplock bags are going to be your best bet. They are cheaper and easier to use than pretty much anything else.

I tend to go with quart size freezer bags. Even when the seal stops working, just...
01-12-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,191
Posted By mstateglfr

Oh yeah, me trying to explain density vs weight...

Oh yeah, me trying to explain density vs weight woulda been met with a firm WTF, if she knew that phrase.

This is a strong BF thread- an initial post that is vague and seems like a hypothetical...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,119
Posted By shelbyfv

Equally or more important than getting the next...

Equally or more important than getting the next "improvement" is not getting stuck with something that is on it's way out. Press fit bottom brackets, QRs on disc bikes and tight tire clearance come...
01-12-21, 03:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,868
Posted By downhillmaster

Yes, many people consider and buy other brands....

Yes, many people consider and buy other brands. Hence the reason there are a lot of other bikes on the road other than Trek. Not sure how anyone on the planet could be unaware of this fact.
And ofc...
01-12-21, 01:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,868
Posted By Camilo

They started with Madone. I think they had a...

They started with Madone. I think they had a bunch of the letters left over so they came up with Domane and Emonda as a way to use them up. Gives their marketing a Euro/Italian flare, no?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 12:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,119
Posted By mstateglfr

Anytjong coming up that looks important? No. ...

Anytjong coming up that looks important? No.

Changes on the horizon?
- increased use of recyclable materials in packaging.
- a push towards lighter bikes since the last few years trended away...
01-11-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,191
Posted By Trakhak

Perhaps you're unaware that Moisture has been...

Perhaps you're unaware that Moisture has been studying bikes for nearly two months now.
01-11-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,191
Posted By mstateglfr

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-11-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,191
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Please stop reframing other user's comments and...

Please stop reframing other user's comments and creating straw man arguments.

Your second statement is silly and just plain ignorant. Have a nice day.
01-11-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,868
Posted By Kapusta

I am sure many people consider different brands...

I am sure many people consider different brands regardless of lead time.
01-11-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By trailangel

Blind can lead the blind

Blind can lead the blind
01-10-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By cxwrench

Is this guy even for real? #troll

Is this guy even for real?


#troll
01-10-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Your preconceived ideas are really screwed up yet...

Your preconceived ideas are really screwed up yet you still make no attempt to THINK THINGS THROUGH.
Ignore list.
01-10-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 663
Posted By WhyFi

This sounds absurd to me. On the vast majority of...

This sounds absurd to me. On the vast majority of my rides, basically anything up to the 60-70 mile range, I drink water from home. For the top end of that range, I'll drink a glass before leaving...
01-10-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 526
Posted By Kapusta

You should definitely do this. If you donít...

You should definitely do this.

If you donít lead the way into this uncharted territory, who will?
01-10-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By shelbyfv

For the cost of a White Ind crank, someone could...

For the cost of a White Ind crank, someone could buy an entire bike that actually fit.:foo:
01-10-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By DrIsotope

Ninety nine times out of a hundred, the piece of...

Ninety nine times out of a hundred, the piece of wire you find stuck in your bike tire one resided inside an automobile tire's steel belting. Unless you're fond of riding through construction sites,...
01-09-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 663
Posted By Ghazmh

As much as I can.....

As much as I can.....
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