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11-30-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By Lazyass

No, snobbish one, I got one I weighed myself. And...

No, snobbish one, I got one I weighed myself. And no I didn't include the reflectors or the pedals it came with that weigh 319g each. And yes I did weigh it with a light saddle I already had and not...
Forum: Foo
11-30-18, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,163
Views: 111,546
Posted By Lazyass

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBG06FnUxTg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBG06FnUxTg
11-30-18, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By Lazyass

When I raced in the 90's, 23lbs was pretty much...

When I raced in the 90's, 23lbs was pretty much the standard target weight for cross country bikes. The average decent bike was maybe 25-28. 30lbs would have been horrible.

I bought this a year...
11-30-18, 03:26 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,991
Posted By Lazyass

You mean when the new generation who learned...

You mean when the new generation who learned about toxic masculinity in school has them and lectures their elders on the greatness of them. I can see if someone gets one of those fancy ones because...
11-30-18, 03:20 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,991
Posted By Lazyass

That's the wussification of society personified.

That's the wussification of society personified.
11-30-18, 02:59 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,991
Posted By Lazyass

Goes pretty fast, looks fun. I'd like to try one....

Goes pretty fast, looks fun. I'd like to try one. I like and own sport bikes, too. If I was worth millions I might buy one on a whim. But it's a 41 pound motorized vehicle with cranks and pedals like...
11-30-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Lazyass

I don't know about conversions, that isn't my...

I don't know about conversions, that isn't my thing. But the first thing I look at is if it has bottle cage mounts, preferably two. If just one it needs to be on the downtube, not the seat tube. That...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-18, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 603,338
Posted By Lazyass

At RBP, use the code BLUE20 for 20% off Blue...

At RBP, use the code BLUE20 for 20% off Blue bikes. The carbon Axino XP 105 is less than $900.

https://www.randombikeparts.com/collections/road-bikes-1
...
11-29-18, 06:35 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,991
Posted By Lazyass

Dude, I couldn't care less about Grant Peterson....

Dude, I couldn't care less about Grant Peterson. But trying to claim a real bicycle is worse for the environment because you drink more water? I mean, come on man :lol:
11-29-18, 06:23 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,991
Posted By Lazyass

https://mark.trademarkia.com/services/logo.ashx?si...

https://mark.trademarkia.com/services/logo.ashx?sid=77889330
11-29-18, 04:49 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,991
Posted By Lazyass

A bicycle is a human powered machine. E-bikes may...

A bicycle is a human powered machine. E-bikes may be cool, they may be fun, bike shops may sell them but they are not bicycles.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,006
Posted By Lazyass

$1079.99 corporate price if you sign up for an...

$1079.99 corporate price if you sign up for an account on their site. Anti-shock seatpost and stem, aluminum steerer.

https://www.raleighusa.com/merit-3
...
11-29-18, 04:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,027
Posted By Lazyass

I slide my cleats as far back as they go. Takes...

I slide my cleats as far back as they go. Takes pressure off the toes to kill hot spots.
11-29-18, 04:00 AM
Replies: 51,214
Views: 6,656,615
Posted By Lazyass

Serotta Colorado III Touring bike XS 49cm - $300 ...

Serotta Colorado III Touring bike XS 49cm - $300
https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/d/serotta-colorado-iii-touring/6745646251.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00m0m_k41b82KtvSJ_1200x900.jpg
11-29-18, 03:55 AM
Replies: 24,404
Views: 1,901,646
Posted By Lazyass

I already ordered one but thanks!

I already ordered one but thanks!
11-29-18, 03:54 AM
Replies: 24,404
Views: 1,901,646
Posted By Lazyass

Shoot, I just bought a White Industries. I went...

Shoot, I just bought a White Industries. I went with 17 because that's what my fixed gear is.
11-28-18, 03:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,267
Posted By Lazyass

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxBTVU9JDrA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxBTVU9JDrA
11-28-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 647
Posted By Lazyass

[/left] Pretend your tire looks like the one in...

[/left]
Pretend your tire looks like the one in the pic. Tie it down on each side, where it is already seated, of that last section you need to get on. That keeps it from coming unseated as you...
11-28-18, 09:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,470
Posted By Lazyass

Sidewalk riding is cool. This girl is hard core,...

Sidewalk riding is cool. This girl is hard core, she doesn't have fat tires.

http://overthebarsinmilwaukee.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/sidewalk-riding.jpg
11-28-18, 06:17 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,443
Posted By Lazyass

I'm willing to bet in the next 6-8 years that 105...

I'm willing to bet in the next 6-8 years that 105 and Tiagra will be electronic. That's when I'll consider trying it. Way too expensive right now. I'm 51 years old but I'm sure I'll see the day when...
11-28-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 647
Posted By Lazyass

Open tubulars are like regular tubulars. Brand...

Open tubulars are like regular tubulars. Brand new they're very stiff, but once you have them mounted and pumped up for a day they come off and go back on very easily. It's the threads inside the...
11-27-18, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24,404
Views: 1,901,646
Posted By Lazyass

So I have about 400 miles on my SRAM S300 cranks...

So I have about 400 miles on my SRAM S300 cranks now (17T FW). They have a 48T ring. I'm a fairly strong rider and don't live in the mountains so it hasn't been too much for me, but today I went on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 938
Posted By Lazyass

Dear Shimano, please read this and similar...

Dear Shimano, please read this and similar threads and see how much confusion you caused by killing the 105, Ultegra and Dura Ace triple groups. 30-46, 36-50, 1-32, 11-98, blahblahblahblah. This kind...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-18, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 938
Posted By Lazyass

Get a Tiagra 4703 triple group and sell the old...

Get a Tiagra 4703 triple group and sell the old group. The death of the triple on higher end groups is almost criminal.
11-27-18, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By Lazyass

BikeCalc.com - Bicycle Gear Speed Chart...

BikeCalc.com - Bicycle Gear Speed Chart (http://www.bikecalc.com/gear_speed)
11-26-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 502
Posted By Lazyass

Doesn't have to be a last hurrah. Everybody needs...

Doesn't have to be a last hurrah. Everybody needs at least two bikes.
11-26-18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By Lazyass

Sorry to hear about your dad, we probably rode...

Sorry to hear about your dad, we probably rode some of the same roads. Yes, that frame is made in the USA by Waterford and the saddle looks like a Brooks. The freewheel (gear on the rear wheel with...
11-26-18, 08:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,293
Posted By Lazyass

I was talking about quick release skewers, not...

I was talking about quick release skewers, not thru axles.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-18, 05:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,418
Posted By Lazyass

Well, the Domane SL6 is over $3500+tax. The DB is...

Well, the Domane SL6 is over $3500+tax. The DB is $1889.99 with free shipping if you sign up for an account on their corporate site (30% discount). That's a no brainer.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-18, 01:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By Lazyass

That group I rode with is long gone. Replaced by...

That group I rode with is long gone. Replaced by a club with these $85 jerseys that will give you epilepsy looking at it and they ride the exact same route every Saturday.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-18, 06:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,986
Posted By Lazyass

Eat whatever works for you, it doesn't have to be...

Eat whatever works for you, it doesn't have to be anything fancy. I would carry nothing but Snickers bars in my jersey if they didn't melt. Those oatmeal bars filled with cream are good, and you can...
11-25-18, 06:20 AM
Replies: 24,353
Views: 2,267,004
Posted By Lazyass

Today I am 51 :notamused: I wanted to ride 51...

Today I am 51 :notamused: I wanted to ride 51 miles but my 8 year old grandson just had to spend the night with me because he wanted to play video games all night. By the time I take him home and get...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-18, 06:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,986
Posted By Lazyass

If you're riding 60 miles solo (you didn't...

If you're riding 60 miles solo (you didn't specify) then 100 in a group is no problem.
11-24-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By Lazyass

Shimano lowered prices in the USA in 2016 because...

Shimano lowered prices in the USA in 2016 because of this issue.

https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a20013617/shimano-lowers-component-prices-in-the-us/
11-24-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By Lazyass

You can get your top speed on race day.

You can get your top speed on race day.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By Lazyass

Try to find an unofficial (non-club) group. I've...

Try to find an unofficial (non-club) group. I've lived in a bunch of places and ridden with a lot of groups. The best one I ever rode with was in the 90's. Not a club, the leader was an ex cat1 and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-18, 03:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,834
Posted By Lazyass

Stay at Cloudcroft, El Paso is too far away....

Stay at Cloudcroft, El Paso is too far away. Plenty of good roads, just look it up on google maps.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,834
Posted By Lazyass

Cloudcroft, New Mexico is a hidden cycling gem. I...

Cloudcroft, New Mexico is a hidden cycling gem. I went there when I lived in El Paso. Great roads with killer climbs, mountain bike trails, lots of cabin rentals and they have bed and breakfast's....
11-23-18, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Lazyass

That's not old, the tires will be fine. Breezer...

That's not old, the tires will be fine. Breezer is one of many bike companies who once made nice frames in the USA then fled to Asia for cheap labor mass production. Now they're the same as anything...
11-23-18, 09:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,907
Posted By Lazyass

Random Bike parts 20% off everything. They...

Random Bike parts 20% off everything. They already have killer deals on bikes and frames, they get discontinued models.

https://www.randombikeparts.com/
11-22-18, 08:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,293
Posted By Lazyass

Even dropping the bike down onto the hub I still...

Even dropping the bike down onto the hub I still have to make minor adjustments to center the pads. Never had to with a thru axle. Not once have the pads rubbed after I screwed it in and locked it...
11-21-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,293
Posted By Lazyass

With q/r's you usually have to make some fine...

With q/r's you usually have to make some fine tune adjustments to center the rotor between the pads when installing the wheel. Not that it's a huge deal unless you're doing a wheel swap in a race....
11-21-18, 02:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,439
Posted By Lazyass

Compact geometry has nothing to do with stack...

Compact geometry has nothing to do with stack height. Bars today tend to be lower because that's the modern "look". Which is also why most riders have their hand glued to the hoods. My vintage bikes...
11-21-18, 02:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,439
Posted By Lazyass

At a cruising pace I'm usually down grabbing the...

At a cruising pace I'm usually down grabbing the tips. I like bars with long tips. On one set of bars I actually bought some Control Tech 20mm bar extensions because they were too short.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,478
Posted By Lazyass

https://images.singletracks.com/blog/wp-content/up...

https://images.singletracks.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/beanstrava.jpg
11-21-18, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Lazyass

Disregard, I read the post wrong.

Disregard, I read the post wrong.
11-21-18, 06:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 517
Posted By Lazyass

Just have a set built with hubs and rims of your...

Just have a set built with hubs and rims of your choice.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,006
Posted By Lazyass

My Focus says you're incorrect. The nice thing...

My Focus says you're incorrect. The nice thing about these modern hydroformed alu frames is they're designed to be stiff where they need to be and be complaint (IE flex) where they need to be for a...
11-20-18, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By Lazyass

Huh?

Huh?
11-20-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By Lazyass

Yep. You learn something new everyday.

Yep. You learn something new everyday.
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