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Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,549
Posted By alcjphil

These tires were ridden to victory in yesterday's...

These tires were ridden to victory in yesterday's Paris Roubaix:
​​​​​​https://www.bikeradar.com/news/continentals-grand-prix-5000-s-tr/
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,549
Posted By Rodrigo Kenobi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcmrTxxBvU4 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcmrTxxBvU4

Around 50g lighter per tire, and apparently it's easier to mount. Cool.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,549
Posted By Rodrigo Kenobi

It also seems like it'll be considerably lighter...

It also seems like it'll be considerably lighter than the original 5000 TL, probably omitting the butyl liner and relying more on the sealant for air retention. Correct move, if it's indeed the case.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By Symox

Life is good when your bike is tuned up

I've been on a bit of a bicycle tune up tear. I've learned how to change cables, grip tape, use grease judiciously, use fiber grip, build and true wheels, adjust shifters, install and align...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By Bob Dopolina

First Ride in Ages

I used to train and race quite seriously (a legend in my own mind). Every day the ride had a purpose, a focus, and was documented and measured. I did enjoy this aspect of it but it seemed more a job...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,550
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I would probably make that mistake because I'd be...

I would probably make that mistake because I'd be happy to see another person on a bike before I realized it was a Denali. Then I'd spend the next week in confession trying to atone.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 946
Posted By DangerousDanR

Dangerous Dan's Road Tubeless Screw You Sealing Demonstration

As promised, when I needed to change a tire I would do a small experiment to demonstrate how well or poorly a road tubeless tire will seal up after being punctured with s drywall screw. Except I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,556
Posted By terrymorse

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a...

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a hybrid shows up as a stranger on a group ride.

A guy who looks like that most likely has sketchy skills. I'm not riding anywhere near him.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,556
Posted By krakhaus

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they...

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they say you can't ride with them, but you do anyway, then you crash. I think you made their point quite well.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,556
Posted By colnago62

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend...

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend to try to reduce that as much as possible. Around here, if you showed up with no helmet to an organized ride without signing the waiver, you would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,009
Posted By WhyFi

Well why the **** would I want to buy one of...

Well why the **** would I want to buy one of those, then?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,857
Posted By terrymorse

First impressions after my first ride with the...

First impressions after my first ride with the power pedals:

It's a lot easier for me to maintain decent power on a climb than on the flat (or a slight downhill).
when I thought I was hammering...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,857
Posted By RChung

Here's my advice to riders new to using power...

Here's my advice to riders new to using power (https://www.bikeforums.net/training-nutrition/1051004-just-got-power-meter-help-post18611150.html?post18611150).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,857
Posted By terrymorse

Took the Power Pedal Plunge

They arrived last night:


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x920/power_pedals_ac760845f7fd18dbfd0870d1eac80f9add3ffc3f.jpg

My years of avoiding the power meter...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,699
Posted By caloso

If done properly, the patch is a permanent fix....

If done properly, the patch is a permanent fix. Just leave it and ride on.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,699
Posted By Litespud

Id likely not repair the tube roadside, but use...

Id likely not repair the tube roadside, but use a sound replacement. I would repair the flat tube at home and make it the spare. I have no problems with using multiply-repaired tubes
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By znomit

You guys have all read the studies that prove...

You guys have all read the studies that prove that crank arms 180 degrees apart delivers maximum performance from a bike? Yeah, nah. You probably still use round chainrings too.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 11:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,893
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I use them to terrorize people on the MUP.

I use them to terrorize people on the MUP.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,893
Posted By guachi

We're coasting because we put out 400 Watts and...

We're coasting because we put out 400 Watts and have to wait for losers to get out of our way when we MUP race.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,533
Posted By Psimet2001

*sigh* - this is like running into a huge...

*sigh* - this is like running into a huge gathering and asking everyone what religion they like best.

There are too many things here to unravel all of them. I'll hit the high points.

Yes the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,165
Posted By ericcox

I was just thinking about the used Canyon Inflite...

I was just thinking about the used Canyon Inflite Al I just picked up, the light single track / gravel / road ride I used it on today, and how much fun that was.
As to moving to speedplay, no...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,665
Posted By Eric F

I can't remember when I last carried a pump on my...

I can't remember when I last carried a pump on my road bike. Been using CO2 exclusively for road-side repairs for decades.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20,238
Views: 4,529,746
Posted By WorldIRC

Garmin Rally RS200!!! I got 20% off too! ...

Garmin Rally RS200!!! I got 20% off too!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,537
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't think "Boeing uses it" is going to...

I don't think "Boeing uses it" is going to convince many people something is safe. 😉
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,180
Posted By ericcox

Thought I'd resurrect this. Last weekend, I got a...

Thought I'd resurrect this. Last weekend, I got a pretty deep cut on my front gp5000. my fault - I ride some pretty terrible roads, and happily incorporate light gravel roads. I can probably pinpoint...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,537
Posted By Psimet2001

Careful - carbon will assplode eventually. ...

Careful - carbon will assplode eventually.

Seriously though carbon frames are more readily repairable than aluminum ones are. I'd venture to say than even steel ones are now as there are way more...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,283
Posted By caloso

It's completely meaningless.

It's completely meaningless.
04-07-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,583
Posted By zjrog

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x1080/collage_2019_10_24_15_53_23_534fec73fbf56f40fe14cf9f5e6282a157c7d77c.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,801
Posted By eduskator

If that someone calls this an issue, he/she must...

If that someone calls this an issue, he/she must be very spatial!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,801
Posted By noodle soup

they do look a little strange, but not nearly as...

they do look a little strange, but not nearly as bad as Campanolo and SRAM rear derailleurs.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,801
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I know someone who thinks the derailleurs look a...

I know someone who thinks the derailleurs look a little funny.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20,238
Views: 4,529,746
Posted By WorldIRC

Picked up my first Carbon Wheelset! Roval C38's ...

Picked up my first Carbon Wheelset! Roval C38's

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x1024/c_38_main_1024x1024_3e5f152b6b66782267fe1d8267ff82368e9af64a.png
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,645
Posted By big john

Who would race that bike in a crit?

Who would race that bike in a crit?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,645
Posted By datlas

Super Nice! (rings cowbell)

Super Nice!
(rings cowbell)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,303
Posted By scottydonald

Thank you guys; just went for it there when I...

Thank you guys; just went for it there when I noticed a site had some Enve 4.5 AR Discs in stock.

Arriving Friday, just need to get some tyres now!
03-18-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,471
Posted By Greiselman

Not any more nervous. It can happen to literally...

Not any more nervous. It can happen to literally anyone... he just happens to be famous.

I do, however, think it's long past time to stop calling crashes like this "accidents".
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,512
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Never white bar tape.

Never white bar tape.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 19,533
Posted By Psimet2001

Yeah I'm not up to speed on what ENVE uses but I...

Yeah I'm not up to speed on what ENVE uses but I did get in touch with a rep who mentioned without their kit that this kind of thing can happen. :twitchy:

Also - pulling the latex off the inside...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,692
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, except that he could get way more than 500...

Yeah, except that he could get way more than 500 more miles out of it. And then the other question is: what's the downside? He's slightly more prone to flat? Big whoop. Ride it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,121
Posted By colnago62

A very important use of power outside is to make...

A very important use of power outside is to make sure you are not going too hard on those days when training requires you to stay in zone 1 or 2. What I found when I first started using power that my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,443
Posted By WhyFi

"Honey - relax. I know what it looks like ...me...

"Honey - relax. I know what it looks like ...me sitting in front of the computer, with my, uh... but I'm just making sure that cycling isn't making me HTFU in the wrong way."
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,443
Posted By WhyFi

I would generally recommend against bibs with a...

I would generally recommend against bibs with a horsehair chamois.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,211
Posted By WhyFi

I think that the better question to ask might be,...

I think that the better question to ask might be, "why am I not using my drops?"
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 20,238
Views: 4,529,746
Posted By iterax

Bought a tub of grease and tools: 1. Bottom...

Bought a tub of grease and tools:
1. Bottom bracket wrench
2. Torque wrench (about time!)
3. Cone spanners
4. Big adjustable wrench
5. Chain whip
6. Cassette lock ring removal tool

Five...
02-23-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

The best part about indoor cycling is that when...

The best part about indoor cycling is that when you skip an indoor session due to weather it’s because the weather was too good to stay inside.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20,238
Views: 4,529,746
Posted By WhyFi

Michelin Power Road TLRs arrived. Mounted easily,...

Michelin Power Road TLRs arrived. Mounted easily, seated easily and they stay bead-locked deflated on the Zipp 303S - win, win, win. Now all they have to do is ride nicely, roll easily, not get cut...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By Koyote

I like the idea, but the product description...

I like the idea, but the product description states that it senses light conditions and turns itself on automatically. If it only turns itself on in the dark, it's not very useful...I run a taillight...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,978
Posted By tomato coupe

Just one. My sources tell me it was a Domane...

Just one. My sources tell me it was a Domane SLR-7.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,727
Posted By noodle soup

Weak rant. It scores a 2 on the rant meter.

Weak rant. It scores a 2 on the rant meter.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,962
Posted By RChung

I think the former was way (way way) more...

I think the former was way (way way) more important than the latter.

As historical context, the first version of my paper was written and distributed in April 2007, the week *after* Paris-Roubaix....
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