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08-13-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By alcjphil

It was a dream job until it wasn't. When you have...

It was a dream job until it wasn't. When you have a couple of very young children at home being away for weeks at a time gets old fast
08-12-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By DangerousDanR

I used to travel by air domestically about 25%,...

I used to travel by air domestically about 25%, of the time. I bought a cheap sleeping bag at a Wally's, sewed it folded to the length of my longest bicycle frame, and I always took it with me....
08-12-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By SpeedyBlueBiker

I used to travel at least once a month when I was...

I used to travel at least once a month when I was living full-time in Bangkok. Fun cities to bike in were Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta. Not so fun cities were Manila and New Delhi. The UAE and...
08-12-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By alcjphil

I think it will depend on how long your will be...

I think it will depend on how long your will be in a certain place while travelling. My son used to travel a lot for work and he could be in one country for 2-4 weeks. He has been to all kinds of...
08-12-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By Altair 4

A co-worker (since retired) bought a used folding...

A co-worker (since retired) bought a used folding bike to take along on flights to interesting cities. He loved the rides and often sent me photos from them. This all occurred after a late-in-life...
08-12-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By kingston

I have had an 80% travel job (management...

I have had an 80% travel job (management consulting) for about 25 years over the course of my career. I have an S&S bike and have taken it with me on a business trip maybe half-a-dozen times. All of...
08-11-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By 50PlusCycling

When I traveled for work I never had time to...

When I traveled for work I never had time to ride. Get up at 7 am, visit clients and attend meetings until at least 7 pm, review and sort out documents while eating dinner, and hopefully get to bed...
08-11-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By pdlamb

Assuming you're not traveling ultra-cheap...

Assuming you're not traveling ultra-cheap (Jetblue), most of the major airlines in the US have discontinued predatory pricing on bicycles. (Now they're just being predatory on checked luggage.) But...
08-11-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 227
Posted By Polaris OBark

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08-11-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By tomato coupe

That's the reason for traveling with an S&S...

That's the reason for traveling with an S&S coupled bike or a Breakaway -- it's much less likely that you would pay extra airline fees.
08-11-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By Ogsarg

For me this would come down to how much time I...

For me this would come down to how much time I thought I would be able to use the bike vs. the hassle of transporting it. I do week long trips several times a year but that usually means being in a...
08-11-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By J_Chickles

Pretty much how i feel too I drive a lot. ...

Pretty much how i feel too

I drive a lot. A full size rigid mountain bike used to ride behind the fold down seat in my truck ( with the wheels popped off ) - was worth it to me if i was going to...
08-11-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By pdlamb

My answer really depends on transportation mode,...

My answer really depends on transportation mode, destination, and duration. Traveling to the upper midwest in January? Nope. Arizona where it's warm! Interesting!

Driving? Sure, I take the...
08-11-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

I travel regionally, have a hard lockable tonneau...

I travel regionally, have a hard lockable tonneau cover. And depending on where I’m going, what my plan is when I get there and what else I have to bring, I will bring my bike and ride.
08-11-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By tomato coupe

I bought a Ritchey Breakaway just before COVID...

I bought a Ritchey Breakaway just before COVID hit, with the intention of using it during business travel. Unfortunately, I've never really used it due to a greatly reduced travel schedule.
08-11-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By Rogerogeroge

If this was a big enough issue for me I would...

If this was a big enough issue for me I would invest in a full sized bike with S&S couplers.
08-11-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By GhostRider62

If my work was driving in a regional area? 100%...

If my work was driving in a regional area? 100% would bring a bike and some good wine with me back in the day. On a plane, it is a more nuanced decision.
08-11-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By koala logs

Full suspension folding road bike made by the...

Full suspension folding road bike made by the renowned Birdy folding bikes.

Model below (Pacific Reach GT) is one of the best. I've test ridden one. It was incredible especially when using the...
08-11-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By chaadster

I used to drive around Michigan for work, and...

I used to drive around Michigan for work, and kept my Dahon Mariner in the trunk.

I mostly spent single overnights when I did, but was often doing dinners or tastings in the evenings and so used...
08-11-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By dedhed

A few of the manufacturer reps (typically 1-3...

A few of the manufacturer reps (typically 1-3 state territory) I deal with bring their bikes along.
These are mostly during multi day driving trips like conventions, conferences, product demos....
08-11-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By RB1-luvr

early in my career I brought a bicycle with me on...

early in my career I brought a bicycle with me on business trips. I paid the extra money for the case (airplane). It was worth it. It was nice to have my familiar evening exercise, and I did the...
08-11-22, 04:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By GhostRider62

Earlier in my career, sometimes a bikefriday...

Earlier in my career, sometimes a bikefriday folding bike would go with me depending on the duration of the trip and location. Later in my career, trips were shorter and there was not sufficient...
08-11-22, 03:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By Ironfish653

I think a lot of it would depend on how often you...

I think a lot of it would depend on how often you travel, how long you're staying, and how you're getting there.
If, say, you go to Corporate HQ for a few days, a handful of times a year, I might...
08-10-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,715
Posted By Polaris OBark

Chances are he is already feeling bad about it....

Chances are he is already feeling bad about it. Oh, look, he even said so (in the part you edited out).
Forum: Commuting
08-10-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,046
Posted By acroy

following up! I got a used C-dale Scalpel and...

following up!
I got a used C-dale Scalpel and have tried it our commuting. because why the hell not, I wanted to scratch that itch. Fenders, lights, 2" Schwalbe slicks....
08-07-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,461
Posted By GhostRider62

I've owned and tested most mirrors. In...

I've owned and tested most mirrors. In combination with a Varia, I use one or two of the following.....always. A car does not approach from the rear without me verifying that they have moved...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,178
Posted By big john

Larry isn't so bad imho. His attempts at humor...

Larry isn't so bad imho. His attempts at humor are usually self-deprecating, he doesn't insult others as a rule, and he will listen (sometimes) to others. Sure, his threads are trolly, but not mean...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,178
Posted By genejockey

They're riding along with the benefit of the...

They're riding along with the benefit of the draft and you're one guy who can't get very aero. Even if you burned enough matches to catch them, you probably couldn't hang on. You might catch them...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,178
Posted By genejockey

That's life on the road. They might not be...

That's life on the road. They might not be riding more than you but their training is a lot more focused, and they're a lot lighter and riding better bikes. I'd guess you're burning matches just...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,178
Posted By seypat

You need to find a slower group until you're...

You need to find a slower group until you're doing the dropping.
08-04-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By cxwrench

Holy crap. First, get a new cable. Having a full...

Holy crap. First, get a new cable. Having a full length cable makes it easier to pull. If you can't get it to work that way, cheat the low limit screw. Undo the cable, screw the low limit in a full...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Sapperc

Im guessing from the lack of response, no one...

Im guessing from the lack of response, no one wants to state the obvious, but I’ll bite.

Position has to do with how you set the bike up for yourself. As far as actual geometry differences, look...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,421
Posted By Polaris OBark

I think any pad that starts with L0 will fit.

I think any pad that starts with L0 will fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,421
Posted By Polaris OBark

They are new, and they came with my new set of...

They are new, and they came with my new set of GRX calipers. So they will work. L03A are unobtainium (except for insane Amazon scalper prices).

Here are both, L03A in the middle, flanked by L05A:...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,421
Posted By Polaris OBark

I just ordered some L05A (the new version) from...

I just ordered some L05A (the new version) from Performance...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,421
Posted By WhyFi

In general, if the spring clip isn't rubbing the...

In general, if the spring clip isn't rubbing the rotor, I'm fine with it, but Shimano does have a min thickness spec out there - should be easy enough to find.

Shimano pads were nowhere to be...
08-02-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,483
Posted By prj71

LOL. You couldn't be more wrong.

LOL.

You couldn't be more wrong.
08-01-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,483
Posted By Rolla

Mostly 29” now. Some 27.5”. They’ve also gotten...

Mostly 29” now. Some 27.5”. They’ve also gotten wider, with 2.4” - 2.6” being pretty standard, all the way up to 3”.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3,059
Views: 878,203
Posted By Mojo31

Kickr Bike is on sale for $800 off -...

Kickr Bike is on sale for $800 off -...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,906
Posted By genejockey

The thing about being larger is that your...

The thing about being larger is that your increased mass and ability to put out power is a greater factor than the increased frontal area in the wind. That's why TT specialists are not little wispy...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 946,302
Posted By genejockey

Wait - Did I not post the latest iteration of my...

Wait - Did I not post the latest iteration of my Litespeed in this thread? I swear I've posted it everywhere else I thought I could get away with it!

This is the third and probably final build...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 946,302
Posted By clichty

Posting this in too many threads but oh well. ...

Posting this in too many threads but oh well.

Just picked up my new Moots Vamoots RCS. New DA12 Di2 with a Stages left arm PM (no dual sided available yet). Titanium everything...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,651
Posted By clichty

Update: Bike has arrived Just picked up my...

Update: Bike has arrived

Just picked up my new Moots Vamoots RCS. New DA12 Di2 with a Stages left arm PM (no dual sided available yet). Titanium everything (stem/seatpost/cages) and carbon...
07-28-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By GhostRider62

I've bolded the hard part. Few vehicles...

I've bolded the hard part.

Few vehicles have the space for a huge cardboard bike box. Here are the ways I have managed that on overseas travel

1. Booked a station wagon or van in advance...
07-27-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By Doug64

This is the way we have moved our bikes through...

This is the way we have moved our bikes through airports several times. Most of the gear is put in an ultra light duffle bag and is checked baggage. The empty panniers go in the bike box, and...
07-27-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,468
Posted By ascherer

However, the smug satisfaction that comes from...

However, the smug satisfaction that comes from knowing I have superior inner tubes must be worth something.

"It's all in the mind, y'know."
-Ringo
07-24-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By LarrySellerz

Two of my buddies are riding ahead of the...

Two of my buddies are riding ahead of the caravan, one of them owns this racing team. She posted these pics on strava yesterday. Their new jerseys are going to look sweet with those bikes, they are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,084
Posted By alcjphil

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Question: Did you set the tires up as tubeless or do you still have inner tubes?...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,084
Posted By TakingMyTime

NBD - Canyon Endurace

Canyon Endurace CF SL 8 Di2 (what a mouthful) in Stealth Grey, size Medium

Only about 10 miles on it so I can't really speak to many of the features and ride quality other than it fits great and...
07-19-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,280
Posted By Polaris OBark

Thanks. These are the ones I tested out at...

Thanks.

These are the ones I tested out at Sea Otter: https://www.j-pedals.com
...
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