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Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,482
Posted By delbiker1

Good on you for the final result, extra-special...

Good on you for the final result, extra-special kudos to the LBS for the fantastic help and customer service. And, for whatever reason, good on Specialized. Having a good relationship with a LBS is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,430
Posted By Koyote

So, rim brakes cause rims to wear out. ...

So, rim brakes cause rims to wear out.



But disc brakes don't cause rims to wear out.



No.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 10,956
Posted By SpedFast

This thread is lasting longer than the wax on my...

This thread is lasting longer than the wax on my chain, that's for sure!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-22, 01:37 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 10,956
Posted By tomato coupe

Yep.

Yep.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 10,956
Posted By Kapusta

And you don’t hesitate to tell them they they are...

And you don’t hesitate to tell them they they are doing it wrong. Even though they never asked for (or likely give a hoot about) your critique of their reasoning.

This thread was just a big troll....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 10,956
Posted By Kapusta

And people who don’t wax answered why they don’t....

And people who don’t wax answered why they don’t.

And if you read the actual OP. He seems to imply these people are wrong in their reasoning. And if there is any doubt of this implication, his...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 10,956
Posted By Kapusta

Gee, melodramatic much? I must have missed these...

Gee, melodramatic much? I must have missed these people who are “moaning” about how “horrible” it is.

If anyone in this thread is “anti” waxing, I must have missed it. Where are these folks...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,801
Posted By genejockey

Since the acquisition was only announced a month...

Since the acquisition was only announced a month ago, and hasn't yet closed AFAIK, it still IS family owned, so there's that.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,425
Posted By Trakhak

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 04:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,425
Posted By Trakhak

I'll remember this thread the next time I see one...

I'll remember this thread the next time I see one with posts from regulars congratulating each other on how endlessly warm, welcoming, and helpful they are to newcomers. I've been on this forum for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,208
Posted By Miles2go

Well, the comedy is you claimed this post was...

Well, the comedy is you claimed this post was perhaps a weak attempt at trolling, and if true, it was the weak who kept responding to it, making the thread outlast the story itself. That's comedy....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,208
Posted By Miles2go

Listen self-important judge and jury, find a...

Listen self-important judge and jury, find a court that cares about your accusations surrounding my actions and intentions, for which you ultimately know. All the people I wronged in this post are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,208
Posted By Miles2go

Are you under the impression I care if you...

Are you under the impression I care if you continue to attack me? Have at it Hoss.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,208
Posted By Miles2go

"Utter BS" isn't a finding classification for...

"Utter BS" isn't a finding classification for post investigation findings, and humans are highly inaccurate sources for recounting what actually happened. So in the investigative field we record what...
Replies: 35
Views: 3,437
Posted By brian44

Did a workout at the track today. The rumors are...

Did a workout at the track today. The rumors are true...there is currently no organization to put on any events at the Rock Hill Velodrome; Rock Hill is actively looking for entities to lease the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,228
Posted By Steve B.

Go for it, if you can find it. Advantage to a...

Go for it, if you can find it. Advantage to a gravel is you can buy a 2nd set of wheels, install wider gravel tires then what would fit on a Domane and ride the abundance of gravel roads in your...
08-20-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 31,909
Posted By Psimet2001

Raced at the velodrome again last night. I feel...

Raced at the velodrome again last night. I feel better and more comfortable each week. Performance is still atrocious. Especially with there being such a low turnout that they have been running 3's...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By ZeroG

More info on his ride and 64t chainring: Ashton...

More info on his ride and 64t chainring: Ashton Lambie smashes 4K Individual Pursuit world record!...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By DMC707

4 minute 4k glass ceiling is broken !

So so pumped for Ashton Lambie plus Christina Birch and the rest of his crew ! 3:59.930 !

What an incredible ride for this young fella
Replies: 9
Views: 2,098
Posted By Pacelineg

This is really tragic, and terrible that she did...

This is really tragic, and terrible that she did not get the help she so needed. :(
08-11-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,533
Posted By Eric F

Being a good leadout rider is a skillset on it's...

Being a good leadout rider is a skillset on it's own. In my days as a Cat 3 sprint monkey, one of my best friends was also one of my favorite leadout guys. He was fearless, crafty, tactical, and...
Replies: 2,789
Views: 471,574
Posted By Morelock

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Those S shaped 3D printed risers are something new
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,007
Posted By Maelochs

What they Could do is pretty much irrelevant. The...

What they Could do is pretty much irrelevant. The Reality is what wins the race.

They Could attach the wheels with bubble gum and rubber bands. They Could use the same sort of skewers they use on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,007
Posted By Maelochs

Have you been watching the race? Have you not...

Have you been watching the race? Have you not seen the mechanics running up to the bikes with a wheel in one hand and a drill in the other? Have you not seen the mechanics doing bike swaps instead of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,007
Posted By Maelochs

First off, factories can build bikes below the...

First off, factories can build bikes below the limit easily, and do, because they'd rather add lead to the bottom bracket than have to explain to the other sponsors that the team didn't win a...
Replies: 18
Views: 2,397
Posted By carleton

Yes, you should be wearing gloves on a cement...

Yes, you should be wearing gloves on a cement track (for reasons that should be obvious now). When you fall and slide, it's instincutal to put your hands out to help keep your head from hitting the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,884
Posted By PeteHski

Well I think the tube-only rims will be pretty...

Well I think the tube-only rims will be pretty short-lived. Reading between the lines, it appears that Roval inadvertently designed themselves into a corner with those particular rims. They are an...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,714
Posted By PeteHski

I doubt this is the root cause of your fatigue. I...

I doubt this is the root cause of your fatigue. I do no stretching and no rolling and don’t have any issues with mountainous 100 mile rides. Not saying those things wouldn’t help, but I think they...
Replies: 18
Views: 2,397
Posted By Surfer77

It def is! Rock Hill, SC, if I did not say so….

It def is! Rock Hill, SC, if I did not say so….
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,135
Posted By TiHabanero

A toast to longer chain stays

Racing in the 80's chain stays were thought to be better when shorter. Shorter means stiffer, which means faster in acceleration, and crisper handling in crits. The stays on my race bike were 41cm....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,640
Posted By cb400bill

I thought F1 races were won or lost in the pit...

I thought F1 races were won or lost in the pit stops.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,825
Posted By tomato coupe

You don't have to solicit donations from others...

You don't have to solicit donations from others -- you can donate the money yourself and still do the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 02:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,825
Posted By tomato coupe

No, you're not a wet blanket. A wet blanket...

No, you're not a wet blanket. A wet blanket wouldn't have such a negative attitude.
Replies: 1,036
Views: 351,187
Posted By 1incpa

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My new Tiemeyer. I first saw it on the single speed/fixed gear forum, then it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By Slowkevin

hah decided to get the Pro vibe aero 38s

hah decided to get the Pro vibe aero 38s
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,716
Posted By LarrySellerz

Yall can say what you will about me, but the ride...

Yall can say what you will about me, but the ride I normally roll with has taken me under their wing (frankly this ride is much faster than the one that kicked me out), I'm friendly with some senior...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,080
Posted By Andy Somnifac

Why are you so dead set on people doing it your...

Why are you so dead set on people doing it your way? Have you stopped to consider that some people may like babying their bike? When proper care is taken, no harm is going to come of that and how...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,080
Posted By KJ43

I see, it's not trying hard at all to counter...

I see, it's not trying hard at all to counter reasonable people saying that a reasonable activity is reasonable when done reasonably.

First, make sure to point out how weird, or not normal someone...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,080
Posted By KJ43

You sure are trying hard. "OCD is the driving...

You sure are trying hard. "OCD is the driving factor", "blow drying"? "trouble/hassle". Please, try harder to make the simple act off washing your bike to seem as onerous as possible. You could take...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,716
Posted By LarrySellerz

Huh, come to think of it I recently learned that...

Huh, come to think of it I recently learned that bike racing peaked in popularity in the USA at the turn of the century, and we had the first and only black world champion back then (or something...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,170
Posted By fishboat

Yikes. Ya..chemist here and...don't quit...

Yikes.

Ya..chemist here and...don't quit your day job. How you think things work..well..that ain't how it works. Go back and study some basic chemistry.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,080
Posted By Zaskar

I have used the Hybrid cxwrench method for 40+...

I have used the Hybrid cxwrench method for 40+ years. I wash my bikes.. a LOT. I don't use a pressure washer, but I do use a pre-pressure reducing valve garden hose that has enough pressure to reach...
06-18-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,533
Posted By Eric F

The flip side of that is that every racer needs...

The flip side of that is that every racer needs to learn how to sprint. Even if you're a climber, you'll probably have to beat someone to the line.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,961
Posted By HTupolev

What is "some hills"?

What is "some hills"?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,301
Posted By Bald Paul

Eventually, your "great ride" will meet with some...

Eventually, your "great ride" will meet with some person in their car who looks up from their phone long enough to see their light just turned green, then go back to texting. At that point, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,301
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

As has been said, you charge a fee and hire cops....

As has been said, you charge a fee and hire cops. That's not simple though. No real good answer really. My personal solution is to hang as far back as I can as those sorts of obstacles are approached...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,301
Posted By chaadster

When do you make the call? That's easy: when it...

When do you make the call? That's easy: when it needs to be made. How does one "make the call" is a different and more complicated matter, but personally, I make the call based on maintaining my...
06-14-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,533
Posted By caloso

Training advice I got years ago was that it...

Training advice I got years ago was that it doesn’t do you any good to have good 1 minute power if you’re not around at the end of the race.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,301
Posted By GhostRider62

We wonder why motorists hate us.

We wonder why motorists hate us.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,301
Posted By caloso

Seems reasonable. Regardless of the legality, it...

Seems reasonable. Regardless of the legality, it would have been unsafe to cross in that situation so good for the riders up front to call stopping. The guy who ran it was unsafe and the riders in...
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