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01-19-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, doesn't seem to have been much interest so...

Well, doesn't seem to have been much interest so I guess this can be closed.:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 341
Posted By shelbyfv

Narrow tires....

Narrow tires....
01-18-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 363
Posted By shelbyfv

Your Fuji does not warrant any custom work, even...

Your Fuji does not warrant any custom work, even if you could find someone to do it. Frankly I don't know why you would have carbon wheels for it unless you got a five fingered discount.:lol: If...
01-18-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 659
Posted By shelbyfv

A true commitment to reduced weight.:rolleyes:

A true commitment to reduced weight.:rolleyes:
01-18-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By shelbyfv

You are unlikely to break the frame, the wheels...

You are unlikely to break the frame, the wheels should be the weak point. As 10 Wheels said, check to see that they have proper tension. Ride them until you start breaking spokes, then source a...
01-17-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By shelbyfv

Here's the Bloggers section where your updates...

Here's the Bloggers section where your updates can reach a wider audience. https://www.bikeforums.net/blogger-s-forum/
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,711
Posted By shelbyfv

Thread and OP are back in his happy place. Over...

Thread and OP are back in his happy place. Over and out until this comes up on the calendar again.:thumb:
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,711
Posted By shelbyfv

You are still confused. Folks aren't anti 'bent,...

You are still confused. Folks aren't anti 'bent, they just don't need to go there yet. Kind of like adult incontinence underwear. Nothing against it, serves a purpose, but why wear them before you...
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,711
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, 11:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,711
Posted By shelbyfv

There is a section for posts about 'bents.:foo:

There is a section for posts about 'bents.:foo:
01-16-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,375
Posted By shelbyfv

Awww, somebody didn't wave....

Awww, somebody didn't wave....
01-16-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 967
Posted By shelbyfv

WD40 is fine for what you've described and will...

WD40 is fine for what you've described and will give a little protection to whatever metal surfaces it lands on as well, derailleurs, etc. Just don't neglect your actual lube, maybe consider...
01-16-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,375
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes and we are hoarding the world's supply of...

Yes and we are hoarding the world's supply of bikes while we're at it.:D
01-15-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,375
Posted By shelbyfv

:50:

:50:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By shelbyfv

Or you can compare the geometry charts and get...

Or you can compare the geometry charts and get the one that best provides the fit you want. If you can't do that you probably should wait until local supply improves.
01-15-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes, you can use the smaller tires on your...

Yes, you can use the smaller tires on your current rims. FWIW, your assumption they will be faster is subject to debate.;)
01-14-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By shelbyfv

You could start a thread in the Bloggers section....

You could start a thread in the Bloggers section. :thumb:
01-12-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 841
Posted By shelbyfv

I like the idea of adding a little extra if you...

I like the idea of adding a little extra if you can't get it done on the day. Maybe add a mile for each week of delay? No license to deduct miles for doing the ride early, of course.:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By shelbyfv

I agree that it's not uncommon and is something...

I agree that it's not uncommon and is something to which you can easily adapt.
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, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By shelbyfv

Line your two bikes up against a wall. A tape...

Line your two bikes up against a wall. A tape measure and a critical eye should be all you need to determine what's different.:thumb:
01-11-21, 03:10 PM
01-11-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 564
Posted By shelbyfv

3Rensho? ...

3Rensho?

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01-10-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By shelbyfv

You should remove the bottom bracket and clean...

You should remove the bottom bracket and clean down there as well. It will probably look even worse.
01-10-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
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, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm a fool for ice cream, can't keep it in the...

I'm a fool for ice cream, can't keep it in the house. :(
01-10-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 915
Posted By shelbyfv

Ride a 'bent....

Ride a 'bent....
01-09-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By shelbyfv

[QUOTE=masi61;21869756] It have tried 3 different...

[QUOTE=masi61;21869756] It have tried 3 different brands of tubeless road tape /QUOTE]How have these three different tapes failed you? :foo:
01-09-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 663
Posted By shelbyfv

I've never thought to keep up with it. Whatever,...

I've never thought to keep up with it. Whatever, probably more in the beer range than Champagne.
01-09-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,592
Posted By shelbyfv

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
01-09-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By shelbyfv

I can't think about a New Year's diet until I've...

I can't think about a New Year's diet until I've finished all the fruitcake and eggnog....
01-08-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By shelbyfv

I disagree. Though you can easily measure a...

I disagree. Though you can easily measure a chain for wear, you cannot tell if a cassette is worn by looking at it. Also, a chain does not have to be worn beyond spec for it to not work with a...
01-07-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By shelbyfv

New tires. The stock ones are wire bead 60tpi...

New tires. The stock ones are wire bead 60tpi place holders. Otherwise, seems like a nice bike, congrats!
01-06-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 841
Posted By shelbyfv

Birthday Ride/Ride Your Age

I'm puzzled I couldn't find an existing thread.:foo: Anyway, got my requisite 72 on my birthday. Seems there is some fascination with what folks eat on their rides so for the record I ate a Clif gel,...
01-06-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 762
Posted By shelbyfv

JMO but I was happy to have "Pills and Ills"...

JMO but I was happy to have "Pills and Ills" separated a little from 50+. Maybe it would be good to move it to the Lounge, open it up to everyone. You'd probably have to be aggressive in moving...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By shelbyfv

Salsa Cowbell and Ritchey Comp Butano are both 12...

Salsa Cowbell and Ritchey Comp Butano are both 12 degrees and within your other specs.
12-30-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,089
Posted By shelbyfv

I've witnessed some impressive launches from...

I've witnessed some impressive launches from those back-of-the-saddle Tri cages. Dodging an errant water bottle bouncing around amidst a group of cyclists will spike your heart rate.
12-29-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 908
Posted By shelbyfv

I had those brakes and liked them. If everything...

I had those brakes and liked them. If everything is set up properly, it's probably the length of the cable causing the different feel front/rear. Not much to do about that. Spongy rear brake may...
12-29-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,089
Posted By shelbyfv

As my mom often said, "consider the source." ...

As my mom often said, "consider the source." Works as well on BF as in real life.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By shelbyfv

Sounds as if you will be fine. 20mm of spacers...

Sounds as if you will be fine. 20mm of spacers below the stem is not too much. If you can keep your stem between 90mm and 110mm that will be good as well. Probably more toe overlap than you are...
12-28-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4,825
Views: 3,444,090
Posted By shelbyfv

Very nice:thumb:

Very nice:thumb:
12-28-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,206
Posted By shelbyfv

For shorter rides I like the fig bars from...

For shorter rides I like the fig bars from Costco. If it's over 50 miles I'll choke down a Clif Bar (maybe try a different flavor?) For over 75, if it's planned, I'll bring a PB&J. If I'm really...
12-28-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,532
Posted By shelbyfv

That will be epic! Full report after,...

That will be epic! Full report after, please.:thumb:
12-28-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By shelbyfv

I have a friend who had to move to flat bars,...

I have a friend who had to move to flat bars, exclusively. He had a specific back injury. With your multiple points of discomfort you may be suffering from the lack of flexibility that comes with...
12-28-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,157
Posted By shelbyfv

Most of what has been posted should be helpful, I...

Most of what has been posted should be helpful, I expect you can easily separate the grain from the chaff.:rolleyes: My 2 cents would be to "know your hill." That's not a lot of elevation for a 60...
12-27-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,007
Posted By shelbyfv

I rarely give up on a tube before the valve fails...

I rarely give up on a tube before the valve fails so most of my spares probably have patches. That said, I usually re-install the recently patched tube. Just to be sure. Also, if you ride with...
12-27-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,136
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd like to see the answer to this but I'm wary...

I'd like to see the answer to this but I'm wary of checking this thread. Afraid OP may want to share his "spank the plank" pics.:twitchy:
12-27-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,089
Posted By shelbyfv

^^^ We need a pic!:thumb:

^^^ We need a pic!:thumb:
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By shelbyfv

Not at all. He wants a training plan, the link...

Not at all. He wants a training plan, the link gives him numerous choices. Nobody here is going to type in a multi-week training plan for him. Or maybe you'd like to offer him something beyond...
12-27-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By shelbyfv

When you replace the valve, try to break the bead...

When you replace the valve, try to break the bead seal on only one side. If you keep one bead in place you can likely re-inflate the tire with little drama.
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