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05-06-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 498
Posted By indyfabz

Should not be a problem just like with cars as...

Should not be a problem just like with cars as long as the other store is an authorized dealer. But again, the first step is reading the warranty.
05-06-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,720
Posted By Iride01

They just like doing something in a manner that...

They just like doing something in a manner that you don't. Not much different than anything else. Are we all supposed to act the same and do the same as each other?

Not that I don't understand...
05-06-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,720
Posted By UCantTouchThis

I had planned to take up fishing but it was too...

I had planned to take up fishing but it was too tough. I looked at the prices of a good reel and pole then figured I'd get more product with a $1,000 bike so I decided on a bike. But I'm not a skinny...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 238,186
Posted By terrymorse

Looks like we're neighbors. ...

Looks like we're neighbors.


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Terry's cycling heat...
05-04-21, 01:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,081
Posted By 50PlusCycling

I worked for some bike shops when I was young,...

I worked for some bike shops when I was young, some did well some did not. I was working in one of these when the sheriff’s deputies came in with a court order to take all the cash from the registers...
04-17-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,796
Posted By Road Fan

Ok, that's understandable. It would only work in...

Ok, that's understandable. It would only work in Michigan circling islands, like Mackinaw Island, which has a MUP at water level most of the way around. Wind which is sometimes strong in the middle...
04-14-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,007
Posted By genejockey

I see that this year is forecast to be another...

I see that this year is forecast to be another potentially bad fire year. Great.

OTOH, I can't remember any years in the last 39 I've been living here that WEREN'T.
- No rain? Dry fuel, bad fire...
04-08-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,044
Posted By fooferdoggie

I gave up on average I ride too much in the city...

I gave up on average I ride too much in the city and such so it depends way to much on my route. Now Ijsut want to be able to work as hard as I can. going by wattage it does not matter where I ride.
04-07-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 636
Posted By Eric F

Outdoor activities... 1. Cycling 2. Cycling...

Outdoor activities...
1. Cycling
2. Cycling
3. Softball dad...which has evolved into spending a fair bit of money on video equipment for livestreaming and recording my daughter's softball...
03-31-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,766
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Climbing speed is inversely proportional to total...

Climbing speed is inversely proportional to total weight.

Assuming you weigh 70kg, dropping that 2.5 kg of bike weight will make speed 80.5 / 78 kg = 1.032 times what it was before; or save...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,835
Posted By WhyFi

Oh stop. This is all an extension of the "unless...

Oh stop. This is all an extension of the "unless you're ________, you don't deserve/wouldn't take advantage of __________." It's baloney. He might not immediately see ride times that clearly rise...
03-28-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By rickpaulos

By far and away the best small compressor...

By far and away the best small compressor available now is the Fortress 2 gallon at Harbor Freight. The smaller Fortress compressors(1 gallon and 2 gallon) fill up very fast and are super quiet. 0 ...
03-19-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,151
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

If they are thin shells, then yeah, shouldn't be...

If they are thin shells, then yeah, shouldn't be a problem - but you wouldn't be having a lot of space for much else.

The only problem is finding one, I got mine locally, and I haven't seen any...
03-19-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 954
Posted By Eric F

If you're new to cycling, you're still building a...

If you're new to cycling, you're still building a foundation that only comes with time on the bike. I spent about a dozen years riding and racing in my 20s and 30s before hanging up the bike for a...
03-18-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,512
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: 1,694
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Never white bar tape.

Never white bar tape.
03-18-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,151
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

I find myself using this bag a lot, just to carry...

I find myself using this bag a lot, just to carry a spare tube, pump, & repair kit, + phone or wallet or whatever other little things. It sits high on your back, but doesn't interfere with your...
03-17-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 954
Posted By Eric F

Well...For myself (50+ guy), my 1200W max/250W...

Well...For myself (50+ guy), my 1200W max/250W FTP keeps me in the mix with the other 50+ guys I tend to ride with, but gets me no where near a pro contract. It's good for me, but far from good for...
03-14-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,155
Posted By wgscott

You lose one (and only one) gear at the top: 50 x...

You lose one (and only one) gear at the top: 50 x 11 (assuming the cassette goes down to 11).

46x11 is almost identical to 50 x 12

Unless you spend a significant amount of time in 50 x 11, you...
03-14-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,155
Posted By woodcraft

The 34/50 allows keeping up with a fast group on...

The 34/50 allows keeping up with a fast group on a slight downhill on the road.

The 30/46 gives up a little at the top end, but has mnt bike-like low gears.

At 100rpm, the speed difference is...
03-11-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By cxwrench

Don't take the shifter off yet. Remove the cable...

Don't take the shifter off yet. Remove the cable and make sure the shifter is in high gear position so you can insert the cable in the right spot. If the cable broke due it fatiguing in the shifter...
03-04-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By Eric F

I usually buy complete sets for derailleurs and...

I usually buy complete sets for derailleurs and brakes all together, but that looks like the same stuff.
03-04-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By Eric F

Higher-quality (more expensive) sets will have...

Higher-quality (more expensive) sets will have coated cables that minimize friction. This is especially important for reliable and quick shifting. IMO, good cables are worth the money.
03-04-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By Eric F

You want what is essentially the liner inside...

You want what is essentially the liner inside cable housing. The stuff JDT linked above is it. I recently bought that exact stuff when I re-cabled my internally-routed road bike. Worked great!
03-04-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By dsbrantjr

Another possible source is so called "spaghetti"...

Another possible source is so called "spaghetti" PTFE tubing used in the electronics industry.
03-04-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By JohnDThompson

Pretty much anywhere bicycle cables are sold....

Pretty much anywhere bicycle cables are sold. Otherwise:

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51VsGUVQHgL._AC_.jpg...
03-02-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,440
Posted By Elvo

I use this: ...

I use this:

https://www.speedsleev.com/product/speedsleev-ranger/

It is rock solid on gravel and is pretty minimalist
03-02-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,440
Posted By woodcraft

I'm glad it's working for you, but that gets...

I'm glad it's working for you, but that gets decidedly poor reviews on the Specialized site.:)


For the OP, I also like to put a small pump in the saddle bag (as well as a tubular tire), & this...
02-21-21, 03:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,119
Posted By atwl77

Most compacts can be operated one-handed - their...

Most compacts can be operated one-handed - their controls are typically arranged on the right side of the camera so if you're a right-hander, all it takes is familiarity with the model you buy. Just...
02-20-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,119
Posted By GrainBrain

https://www.pcmag.com/picks/the-best-point-and-sho...

https://www.pcmag.com/picks/the-best-point-and-shoot-cameras
Wow those prices are steeper then I'd figured. I've wondered about carrying one as well, since my phone's camera lens isn't great and the...
02-19-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,119
Posted By woodcraft

I don't know about great, but I've used a few...

I don't know about great, but I've used a few point & shoot cameras for riding.

The current one is a Lumix which is OK but the battery door just broke off. Before that a Canon which was not great...
02-04-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By Korina

Want a bike lane on the Bay Bridge?

Sign the petition. (https://sf.streetsblog.org/2021/02/01/petition-for-a-quick-build-bike-lane-on-the-bay-bridge/#new_tab)
01-21-21, 12:43 PM
01-18-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,749
Posted By delbiker1

billnuke1 Really sorry for the woes you and your...

billnuke1 Really sorry for the woes you and your wife are dealing with. Having an indoor workshop is a worthwhile investment. I live by myself in a small 3 bedroom. The two small, spare rooms are...
01-17-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,749
Posted By billnuke1

...

Two months ago, my tolerant wife started having more serious cognitive issues...they have been popping up for the last 2-3 years and probably some time before that and we have been managing the...
01-15-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,886
Posted By RChung

So, first a bit of historical background. Neither...

So, first a bit of historical background. Neither Tom Anhalt, nor Al Morrison, nor Andy Coggan, nor Jens Heycke, nor I work in the bicycle or the tire industry. We all started out because we raced...
01-14-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By Iride01

Depends on you and what makes you feel like you. ...

Depends on you and what makes you feel like you. I can't think of any of my bikes that taking it apart and cleaning, greasing, adjusting or anything else ever made much of any difference other than...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,105
Posted By Eric F

I installed a pair of new Conti GP5KTLs tonight....

I installed a pair of new Conti GP5KTLs tonight. As is the common story, the most difficult part was getting them on the rim. Doing the first one helped me learn a process that made the second one a...
01-13-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By smashndash

If you haven't adjusted your derailleur tension...

If you haven't adjusted your derailleur tension using the barrel adjuster, you almost certainly will have to. You used the same cassette (not entirely necessary but sure) but the issue is that hub...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,105
Posted By robbyville

Yeah but they look cool so that helps! I...

Yeah but they look cool so that helps!

I have a charging canister style pump at home, works great with my Tubeless tires. The GP5000ís I really havenít needed it for (but I did need soap and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,105
Posted By robbyville

First, congrats on the new record! Who knows if...

First, congrats on the new record! Who knows if it was a result of the new wheels vs. your pleasure and excitement of having a new product that filled you with adrenaline but either way a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,105
Posted By Eric F

I'm pretty new to tubeless. Last weekend, I had...

I'm pretty new to tubeless. Last weekend, I had my first flat when hit something in the road that slashed the sidewall of my tire enough that the sealant wouldn't plug the hole. I booted the gash...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,105
Posted By Eric F

Go tubeless AND buy GP5ks! :)

Go tubeless AND buy GP5ks! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,105
Posted By eduskator

Two mistakes here : 1) Don't go tubeless and 2)...

Two mistakes here : 1) Don't go tubeless and 2) Buy GP5Ks
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,105
Posted By robbyville

Congrats! Looking forward to hearing how you...

Congrats! Looking forward to hearing how you like them. Is this your first time with tubeless?

Lol for some ungodly reason I keep coming back to the GP5000 TLís despite them being the most...
01-11-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,886
Posted By Kapusta

I take drum roller tests with a big grain of...

I take drum roller tests with a big grain of salt, unless I am looking for a tire for my indoor rollers.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,537
Posted By Mark Rolling

Well after over thinking the whole thing too many...

Well after over thinking the whole thing too many times, and changing my mind - eventually I got the BMC teammachine SLR02.
Got it 2 weeks ago, and rode about 300 miles.

My impression so far - ...
12-26-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By embankmentlb

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The Cannondale is on and It works great!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,537
Posted By Sy Reene

One website's results, filtered for 4-hole...

One website's results, filtered for 4-hole Speedplay. Looks like just Gaerne and Northwave. I'd go with Northwave and the adaptor system they use for Speedplay if stack height was really that...
12-21-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,892
Posted By genejockey

I usually take the lane right around the Redwood...

I usually take the lane right around the Redwood Fish, after ensuring there's no traffic coming up behind, assuming I'm understanding where you're talking about.

I've taken to giving idiots like...
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