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Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-18, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,111
Posted By SCRcat6

This one is a gem! I can FEEL the cool air...

This one is a gem! I can FEEL the cool air rushing by just looking at it!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-18, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 982
Posted By SCRcat6

Well....did you?

Well....did you?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-18, 05:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,352
Posted By SCRcat6

For a pure roadie, no. Post a bike with a mirror...

For a pure roadie, no. Post a bike with a mirror on Hot r Not if you don't believe me.
For anybody else IMO the Gilles Berhoud mirror is the most stylish. I mean...it's French, style is their thing....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-18, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 138,953
Posted By SCRcat6

Does it suck to be a French farmer or do French...

Does it suck to be a French farmer or do French farmers suck? Explanation not necessary, just need an answer.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-18, 08:09 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,663
Posted By SCRcat6

Give the new guy a break, a member with over 4800...

Give the new guy a break, a member with over 4800 posts told him to post it here. You're right though.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-18, 06:01 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,663
Posted By SCRcat6

That BMC is hot, but minus 100 points for...

That BMC is hot, but minus 100 points for allowing your shadow in the picture, ugh!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By SCRcat6

To survive in traffic as a cyclist you want to...

To survive in traffic as a cyclist you want to minimize as much as possible your exposure to danger. Setting up situations where you need to depend on the driver behind to slow while you turn, is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 848
Posted By SCRcat6

I imagine the sweet spot varies from person to...

I imagine the sweet spot varies from person to person. Also, there must be a point in either direction(soft pedaling or coming out of the saddle) where power can no longer remain steady.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-18, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 848
Posted By SCRcat6

Wouldn't the OP's cadence be a factor? I would...

Wouldn't the OP's cadence be a factor? I would think it would be more difficult maintaining a steady power output from a rider with a lower cadence style verses a rider that spins a higher one.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By SCRcat6

Great pics, thanks for sharing.

Great pics, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-18, 05:58 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,853
Posted By SCRcat6

I'm not sure what was aggressive about my post...

I'm not sure what was aggressive about my post but I'll own it,so sorry I came off "un-chill". The point I was trying to make was that upgrade-itis comes soon enough, and not to rush it by asking for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-18, 06:13 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,853
Posted By SCRcat6

If you think your're bike is light, you're...

If you think your're bike is light, you're winning! Why ask this question, do you want to be unsatisfied with your bike?

Basically what you're saying is, "Make me feel sh**ty about my bike."
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,342
Posted By SCRcat6

. This. Your decision should be based...

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This. Your decision should be based entirely on your ability/willingness to learn about and work on the bicycle yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 06:16 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,572
Posted By SCRcat6

[/color] Goes to the OP's credibility.

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Goes to the OP's credibility.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-18, 06:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,388
Posted By SCRcat6

I don't buy this argument. The extremely minute...

I don't buy this argument. The extremely minute amount of flex difference between 2 bolt to 3 bolt is insignificant, as any flex in your shoe will be returned back into the crank when it relaxes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-18, 06:27 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,663
Posted By SCRcat6

It bothers me that Pinarello puts ".com" on the...

It bothers me that Pinarello puts ".com" on the seat tube. I could maybe accept that on some trendy new fixie frame, but an Italian maker with a heritage that goes back to 1952 should do better.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-18, 06:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,630
Posted By SCRcat6

You're right they don't have to be the same to...

You're right they don't have to be the same to compare them, if all your after is rubbish data.


Then of course, if you are only capable of judging a tire by saying it is either "good" or "bad",...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-18, 05:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,630
Posted By SCRcat6

Good point. When discussing tire width, one must...

Good point. When discussing tire width, one must assume tires and tubes are of the same make and optimum tire pressure is used for each width.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-18, 06:07 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,338
Posted By SCRcat6

I think for the average rider, suspension loss is...

I think for the average rider, suspension loss is a far greater factor than aerodynamics, hence the move towards wider tires. This is especially the case in urban environments in the north were the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 922
Posted By SCRcat6

If ever there was a perfect zombie thread to...

If ever there was a perfect zombie thread to revive, it's this one in 5 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-18, 03:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,033
Posted By SCRcat6

If this is the standard of class and grace, I...

If this is the standard of class and grace, I don't think Taylor or TJ will have a problem qualifying.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-18, 02:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,449
Posted By SCRcat6

I directly answered your thread starter with the...

I directly answered your thread starter with the reason why social issues don't influence which bike gear companies I deal with. Based on that, you somehow made an assumption about where I stand on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-18, 06:35 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,449
Posted By SCRcat6

So with every purchase you make, you take the...

So with every purchase you make, you take the time to research the history of the company that made the product, if their employees are paid a fair wage, are their production facilities...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 05:16 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,449
Posted By SCRcat6

My economic buying power isn't significant enough...

My economic buying power isn't significant enough to push the needle. So unless the product I'm buying has a sticker on it that says, "A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this product go to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,262
Posted By SCRcat6

Funny that you didn't mention Trek.:o

Funny that you didn't mention Trek.:o
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-18, 02:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,233
Posted By SCRcat6

Seems like the sans clothes capability would be...

Seems like the sans clothes capability would be the greater advantage.
03-12-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,910
Posted By SCRcat6

I see it opposite. The extra time it would take...

I see it opposite. The extra time it would take to secure the wheel would be worth it to me for a wheel that can be adjusted extremely accurately and will never slip. Different strokes:)
03-05-18, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4,561
Views: 447,721
Posted By SCRcat6

Got a package from Japan... ...

Got a package from Japan...
...
02-14-18, 04:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,681
Posted By SCRcat6

With me, they always start out as beaters, I get...

With me, they always start out as beaters, I get upgrade-itis and the next thing you know I can't leave it locked anywhere.
02-14-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,636
Posted By SCRcat6

Ahh, marginal gains, I hadn't thought of that. ...

Ahh, marginal gains, I hadn't thought of that. Thanks!
02-01-18, 08:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,636
Posted By SCRcat6

Didn't cost me anything to ask:p

Didn't cost me anything to ask:p
02-01-18, 07:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,636
Posted By SCRcat6

What factors make a hub suitable/not suitable for...

What factors make a hub suitable/not suitable for the street or track?

I'm not doubting your knowledge at all, I genuinely want to learn.:)
01-31-18, 09:57 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,785
Posted By SCRcat6

And, according to Jan, they tested the tires...

And, according to Jan, they tested the tires without a rider. Which in theory, should make the wider tires even faster when laden with the weight of a rider.
01-30-18, 06:52 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 71,673
Posted By SCRcat6

Nice job! Consider a thin black stripe where the...

Nice job! Consider a thin black stripe where the white meets the blue on the seat tube and the blue meets the orange on the stays. I think it would look racier, I didn't get the Gulf vibe right...
01-29-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,145
Posted By SCRcat6

Chernobyl

Chernobyl
09-26-17, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By SCRcat6

People don't ride with temps in the mid 80's?

People don't ride with temps in the mid 80's?
09-07-17, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,023
Posted By SCRcat6

It's not spam, I posted it for a laugh because it...

It's not spam, I posted it for a laugh because it gave me one. It's a screen-cap from my Facebook, no contact info.
09-06-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,023
Posted By SCRcat6

Great Deal on a Fixie Bike with gears, who's buying?

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/MjswPEB2EHBg0c8VRW8Yxpolr4ykqnQK2hqj4ndwJif7wY_RQ4KeFvj_jpK3DBgBVIQI8nwmhYlYjT2pEZA9BNR5nECXEwXkUlBrg_G8fL3U2l3dQlQ52Yi-OR2bgXYLonO_DD6aNzwdBDwZB-8N_0gv_D6QjZlSL3RY6U...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 180,877
Posted By SCRcat6

2017 Soma Fog Cutter

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/wyPWo84T5KGYJYhiLPOHK7WYczyb29t-Io8ad6VNLYo634Jz5EntzdqthXIxXRWQDMeK_DLNnWrqFQQ3LwX7F8iN1WjcOJJ_yDC_D7pwLd60MulwgLmF-UEHCS5YSZZB0sLaB3yyVOQO1oqaqWWiGIf6K6kOIcJ4WZDW61...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-17, 06:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,032
Posted By SCRcat6

I really do! From what I remember, western WI is...

I really do! From what I remember, western WI is beautiful, unfortunately for me I've only been there by car. While not nearly as flat as Illinois, my experience in WI is mostly rollers.


...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-17, 06:46 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,032
Posted By SCRcat6

Riding my whole life in Illinois and Wisconsin,...

Riding my whole life in Illinois and Wisconsin, 45mph isn't really a thing, but 2 years ago I brought a road bike with me on a road trip out west. Went for a ride in Colorado early and hit 47mph for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-17, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By SCRcat6

It seems pretty obvious this is a question of...

It seems pretty obvious this is a question of emotion and not practicality. Just be honest with yourself as to why you really want to spend the money. If you honestly feel the emotional payback is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-17, 08:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,607
Posted By SCRcat6

I'm not a fitter, but wouldn't the appropriate...

I'm not a fitter, but wouldn't the appropriate fix here be to shim the cleat on your short leg? Seems to me, setting the seat height based on your short leg, robs power from the long leg and could...
Replies: 12
Views: 2,535
Posted By SCRcat6

I don't think fietsbob was saying integrated...

I don't think fietsbob was saying integrated shifters won't work with rando bars. I think he was warning to consider that rando bars have quite a bit more reach than typical modern road bars, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-17, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By SCRcat6

You should replace the tube. If you are asking...

You should replace the tube. If you are asking this question, then you aren't confident in your patch job. It's bad practice to do any kind of work that you can't believe in 100%.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-17, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,228
Posted By SCRcat6

No worries, kangaroos are extremely sustainable. ...

No worries, kangaroos are extremely sustainable. In fact, they have to cull thousands of them every year due to overpopulation.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-17, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,228
Posted By SCRcat6

Pop something like this on.... ...

Pop something like this on....
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-17, 06:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,172
Posted By SCRcat6

Based on my 3 years of getting C's in high school...

Based on my 3 years of getting C's in high school German, I've always pronounced it "poosh". However, if I remember German correctly, "ch" is also pronounced like the "k" sound in certain dialects,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-17, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By SCRcat6

I don't know what my miles to BF minutes ratio...

I don't know what my miles to BF minutes ratio would be. But if you ask how much time do you spend on BF when you could be riding, the answer is zero. I only look at BF right before work and on...
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