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Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,678
Posted By DrIsotope

What he said. "Summit Member since July 19,...

What he said.

"Summit Member since July 19, 2015."

I've probably eaten more money in Clif bars than I've spent on Strava.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,637
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's even better! Nobody on a group ride says "5...

It's even better! Nobody on a group ride says "5 cars back - the first 2 are bunched together then there's a long gap, and the last 3 are evenly spaced" or anything about how fast that car is moving.
04-28-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,598
Posted By subgrade

No, and I also don't wear a mask when I'm out not...

No, and I also don't wear a mask when I'm out not riding. As far as I gather the masks do more to stop the wearer infecting others than protect him/her from becoming infected. Of course, it is still...
04-19-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,054
Posted By D-Fuzz

I don’t have experience with the GRX 1x but I...

I don’t have experience with the GRX 1x but I have experience with 2x and 1x drivetrains on gravel. My first question would be “why do you want to switch from 2x to 1x”? I started off with 2x for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By Psimet2001

Those batteries are backwards compatible to every...

Those batteries are backwards compatible to every etube generation though aren't they? meaning everything but first gen Dura Ace di2
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,824
Posted By tomato coupe

I'd get one ... if it came with rim brakes.

I'd get one ... if it came with rim brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,824
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I used to have a CX back in the day. I rode it...

I used to have a CX back in the day. I rode it exactly the same way as I ride my gravel bike now. The gravel bike is more comfortable and handles better.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,824
Posted By ThermionicScott

Counterpoint: I never really got "cyclocross"...

Counterpoint: I never really got "cyclocross" bikes. Sure, most of what was marketed as "cyclocross" or "cross" to the recreational market was more capable than a pure road bike (more tire clearance,...
01-19-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,733
Posted By tdilf

OPEN U.P. or OPEN U.P.P.E.R.

OPEN U.P. or OPEN U.P.P.E.R.
01-19-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,527
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Also, if you encounter mud deeper rims shed mud...

Also, if you encounter mud deeper rims shed mud better.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,279
Posted By Cypress

I was almost shot in high school. After that...

I was almost shot in high school. After that whole mess, I kept going back to school because I understand that the majority of days I spent at school, I was not shot at. I see the road the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,464
Posted By bpcyclist

So sorry you are having to deal with this. ...

So sorry you are having to deal with this.

Whenever something like this happens at a company, large or small, public or private, you get to find out what kind of management the company has. I did...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,347
Posted By bruce19

If you are thinking of carbon wheels I'm assuming...

If you are thinking of carbon wheels I'm assuming that will cost quite a bit. If this was my call I'd forget the CF wheels and go with 105 and Mavic Ksyrium Elite USTs. The Mavics will cost you less...
12-11-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,411
Posted By DiabloScott

I enjoyed racing even though I sucked at it. I...

I enjoyed racing even though I sucked at it.
I excel at being an enthusiast; that made the transition easier.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,974
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I was using an indoor recumbent bike at the gym...

I was using an indoor recumbent bike at the gym last night. I'm recovering from a foot and ankle injury, trying to maintain some fitness and not get fat. It's probably the most gentle option on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 29,999
Posted By Zaskar

So you think bikes are evolving into ebikes? You...

So you think bikes are evolving into ebikes? You know we did this already... right? First, we had bicycles. Then someone put a motor (engine) on one and had a bicycle with an engine (surely called a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 29,999
Posted By gregf83

I think the latter part of your statement is the...

I think the latter part of your statement is the root of confusion with many in this thread. Most people using an ebike don't consider riding to be a sport. It's just a means of transportation. All...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 29,999
Posted By Zaskar

And you sound like you just don't get it. Holding...

And you sound like you just don't get it. Holding 170 bpm for 45 min on a mountain climb and getting to the top is WHY I love cycling. If I was looking for something easy, I'd play golf.

You ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 29,999
Posted By Lemond1985

There are these things called "cars", that make...

There are these things called "cars", that make going uphill REALLY easy. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 29,999
Posted By big john

Even an average, fat 65 year old rider like me...

Even an average, fat 65 year old rider like me does 7 or 8000 miles in that time. I'm not putting you down for it but it doesn't seem like you ride very much.

I would not compare riding a bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 29,999
Posted By Zaskar

Did he give you the requisite 3 feet?

Did he give you the requisite 3 feet?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 29,999
Posted By Leadrunner

Ebikers should not be allowed to hold records in...

Ebikers should not be allowed to hold records in categories with regular bikes. I have nothing against them, but don't compare my 73 year old lungs and legs to some machine. Just saying.........
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,348
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Nope...this is just the mental ************ that...

Nope...this is just the mental ************ that happens when graphic designers who never ride bikes design bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,257
Posted By drewtk

+100 if triathlon is your emphasis. It's going...

+100 if triathlon is your emphasis. It's going to be difficult to get an optimal TT fit on a road bike because the geometries are so different between a road bike and TT bike (compare the head tube...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,257
Posted By Rides4Beer

This. If Tri/TT is the goal, then get a Tri/TT...

This. If Tri/TT is the goal, then get a Tri/TT bike. I did some TTs this year with clip-ons on an aero bike and it worked, but def wasn't optimal. Having to break aero to shift is a pain. You have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,257
Posted By HTupolev

If you're looking to get into triathlons, get a...

If you're looking to get into triathlons, get a tri bike. Road fit versus a proper Tri fit with aerobars constitutes a much larger performance difference than you'll see between two reasonable...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 29,999
Posted By datlas

:lol: This one comment caught my eye. ...

:lol:

This one comment caught my eye. Bicycling magazine is so full of myths, untruths, exaggerations, and lies, it's essentially tabloid cycling journalism. The so-called reviews read like...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 29,999
Posted By sheddle

other good ebike tricks: pacing people on the...

other good ebike tricks: pacing people on the flats, then slowly accelerating and seeing if peoples instincts kick in and you start a keirin race
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,451
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I think it's just a guideline to help people...

I think it's just a guideline to help people narrow it down when they're at the store looking at a bunch of saddles? It makes a little bit of sense, but you're going to need more flexibility to use...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,564
Posted By datlas

Good point, but that's like taking a survey on...

Good point, but that's like taking a survey on what size bibs you wear or what shoe size you wear. It really is a personal decision.

Carry on.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,623
Posted By Ghazmh

Ultegra

Ultegra
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,039
Posted By Nachoman

Yes. But only to support them by paying a...

Yes. But only to support them by paying a membership fee every year. I rarely participate.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,039
Posted By seypat

You know what the first and second rules of Bike...

You know what the first and second rules of Bike Club are. You don't talk about Bike Club.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 22,538
Posted By RShantz

Folks always use the spinning out at 110 or 120...

Folks always use the spinning out at 110 or 120 rpm argument against the 52. My thought is that I like riding at a lower cadence when in a group if not pulling. Therefore, if we're doing 30-33 mph...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 28,846
Posted By Rides4Beer

When you've got about 215lbs (rider & bike)...

When you've got about 215lbs (rider & bike) coming down these descents, trust me, you're using them for the performance. :)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 28,846
Posted By WhyFi

I certainly wouldn't give up the lever feel,...

I certainly wouldn't give up the lever feel, wet/sloppy performance and 1-finger downhill braking now that I've had it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 28,846
Posted By Jack Tone

Absolutely! That's why when I get a new car, it's...

Absolutely! That's why when I get a new car, it's going to have drum brakes. I don't that new complicated stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 28,846
Posted By tomato coupe

I think it's a good video, and I like this guy....

I think it's a good video, and I like this guy. That being said, he:


1. mostly uses alloy wheels.

2. rarely rides in the rain.

3. doesn't do long descents.

4. rarely ventures off the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 28,846
Posted By Marcus_Ti

(Must resist making SRAM joke)

(Must resist making SRAM joke)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 29,918
Posted By BillyD

So the CF people learned from their mistakes and...

So the CF people learned from their mistakes and took the exact opposite approach. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,020
Posted By caloso

If I'm going to a general store out in the boons,...

If I'm going to a general store out in the boons, I don't worry about. Lean it near the door (out of the way of shoppers of course) and it will be fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,361
Posted By Dean V

It comes down to the type of riding you do and...

It comes down to the type of riding you do and the weather you do it in.
If you ride in the rain often and use your brakes a lot I would stay away from rim brakes on carbon.
Or you might do mostly...
08-02-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 21,594
Posted By 79pmooney

My hope - grass track racing. Won't sell a ton...

My hope - grass track racing. Won't sell a ton of bikes but could be a life changer for many. (I'd love to see inner city kids racing $600 Fuji track bikes on vacant lots. Another Nelson Vails?)
...
08-02-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 21,594
Posted By ev780

Gravel new? Hardly! Original gravel bike. We rode...

Gravel new? Hardly! Original gravel bike. We rode these on gravel or we didn't ride.


...
08-01-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 21,594
Posted By HarborBandS

Every now and then the idea of bikepacking seems...

Every now and then the idea of bikepacking seems really appealing to me, but then I realize that I just want to buy all of the gear and really hate sleeping outside.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,411
Posted By WhyFi

My thoughts are that they're doing the same thing...

My thoughts are that they're doing the same thing as most manufacturers but they're putting a different label on their highest-spec frames for the purposes of marketing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 23,513
Posted By MoAlpha

Not to worry. The pedal drive system will become...

Not to worry. The pedal drive system will become vestigial over time and eventually fall off, leaving a lightweight electric motorcycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 23,513
Posted By burnthesheep

I had my piss and moan in the other forum topic...

I had my piss and moan in the other forum topic already.

I'm down with some more! Bring on the hate.

Just like the sellers of hoverboards and electric scooters, they're responding to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 805
Posted By Kimmo

Rolleyes.gif

Rolleyes.gif
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,729
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

We are a brotherhood, of sorts. So we come here...

We are a brotherhood, of sorts. So we come here seeking answers, from our brothers and sisters, for our common questions.

BTW, I had the same question and was not able to find the answer in...
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