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Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-16, 01:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,551
Posted By Disco Stu

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f207/Mark-Beatti...

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f207/Mark-Beattie/rapha%20stripes_zpsr351oeak.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-16, 12:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 69,428
Posted By Disco Stu

They can be crazy tight, some of the tightest...

They can be crazy tight, some of the tightest parts I've had to undo. I suggest putting something over the alen wrench for extra torque.
The guys at my local shop sometimes have to use a vice to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-16, 12:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,979
Posted By Disco Stu

Are they on track bikes? Wow indeed :D

Are they on track bikes? Wow indeed :D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-16, 12:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,979
Posted By Disco Stu

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFkBJZmVVc8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFkBJZmVVc8
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-16, 12:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,174
Posted By Disco Stu

Thanks again. I remember it used to happen a lot...

Thanks again. I remember it used to happen a lot on the old Conti Grand Prix clinchers, with the brown sidewalls
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-16, 11:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,174
Posted By Disco Stu

Thanks. So it's still safe to use?

Thanks. So it's still safe to use?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-16, 11:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,174
Posted By Disco Stu

I appreciate all the replies. The pads are ok,...

I appreciate all the replies. The pads are ok, but that's very interesting about carbon clinchers possibly being the cause. Maybe the tire is simply too old, even though it still has rubber on it. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-16, 03:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,174
Posted By Disco Stu

Do GP4000s often separate at the bead like this?

I'm a bit worried. It's roughly 2 years old. I don't ride my Zipps very often, so they've lasted so long. I was very lucky

I might stop buying them. I'm not sure I trust them now

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-15, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,073
Posted By Disco Stu

That's another good point that I missed: it's a...

That's another good point that I missed: it's a circle.
I did say it was a dumb question :D
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,073
Posted By Disco Stu

haha, thanks. I was looking for those when I...

haha, thanks. I was looking for those when I started the thread
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-15, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,073
Posted By Disco Stu

I appreciate all the replies and links. It...

I appreciate all the replies and links.

It just dawned on me that it (not having full foot platform on a bike) likely has a lot to do with not extending the knee quite near as much as we do when...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-15, 01:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,073
Posted By Disco Stu

Dumb question about mid-foot cleat position

On the assumption that a more mid foot position spreads the pedal load more evenly across the whole foot........

When we leg press or row a boat (or use a rowing machine), we have more strength...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-15, 09:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,661
Posted By Disco Stu

Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-15, 10:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,661
Posted By Disco Stu

Ouch!!

http://themavesite.com/wp/cyclist-gets-hit-by-tanker-truck/
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-15, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,836
Posted By Disco Stu

ha ha (NSFW)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6wenZ2R8IE
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 502,519
Posted By Disco Stu

Henry, I never knew you were a cyclist and a...

Henry, I never knew you were a cyclist and a Floyd fan
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-14, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By Disco Stu

I wasn't having a good day, but I don't think I...

I wasn't having a good day, but I don't think I could have passed him on a better day... well, not for very long :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-14, 10:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By Disco Stu

How much aero advantage did the guy who shelled me have?

I got shelled by a guy riding a Cervelo S5 with Zipp 808s, while I was on my old aluminum Specialized Allez with 32 spoke Mavic CXP30 wheels.

The wind was strong cross/tail. His position was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 502,519
Posted By Disco Stu

The bars are 2 miles too high, and I'd rotate...

The bars are 2 miles too high, and I'd rotate them down a bit, if that's possible.
The stem is a little short.
Otherwize, not bad
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-14, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,729
Posted By Disco Stu

Helmet hair is pro :) ...

Helmet hair is pro
:)

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v219/Kermithimself/cc48d0d3-c438-4087-84bc-f7092f4eced7_zps3f4b6318.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-14, 11:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,539
Posted By Disco Stu

Thanks. The baby powder work at treat. In...

Thanks. The baby powder work at treat. In fact, I might put it all my hoods. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-14, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,539
Posted By Disco Stu

Gee, I appreciate the quick replies. I'll try...

Gee, I appreciate the quick replies.
I'll try the baby powder thing
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-14, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,539
Posted By Disco Stu

how do I de-sticky a Shimano STI hood?

I'm not exactly sure what happened (I assume I ate something sticky with bare hands), but one hood is annoyingly sticky. It seems to be embedded :)

I've tried soap and water, and an all...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-14, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,032
Posted By Disco Stu

I appreciate the replies. Spoonrobot,...

I appreciate the replies.

Spoonrobot, thanks for the tips. I'll definitely try the Shoe Goo thing.

MegaTom, I also change them one at a time, mostly because I'm too lazy to change 2 at...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,124
Posted By Disco Stu

There's a very small amount of information here,...

There's a very small amount of information here, including the names of a few riders

http://www.cyclingarchives.com/ploegfiche.php?id=5845

Team Composition
Clark, Danny, Australia 30-08-1951 ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-14, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,032
Posted By Disco Stu

Is there a way to repair Shimano cleat rubber knobs?

I know I might seem like a tightwad, but it's a bit annoying having to throw away the cleats just because the rubber bits have come off or worn down, when the cleat is otherwise functioning properly ...
01-27-14, 09:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 455
Posted By Disco Stu

Is LeMond's '89 Bottechia TT bike hanging on the wall at Trek?

This guy said he saw it there about 5 years ago.
Is this true? If not, where is it? Was it re-painted in Team Z colors?
I figure is should be in a museum.

I also read somewhere that it is a...
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By Disco Stu

Sorry. wrong sub-forum. Please delete this one....

Sorry. wrong sub-forum.
Please delete this one.
I'll put it where I meant to in the first place.
:D
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By Disco Stu

Is LeMond's '89 Bottechia TT bike hanging on the wall at Trek?

This guy said he saw it there about 5 years ago.
Is this true? If not, where is it? Was it re-painted in Team Z colors?
I figure is should be in a museum.

I also read somewhere that it is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-13, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,047
Posted By Disco Stu

Oh. I thought that's what float was for: to...

Oh. I thought that's what float was for: to allow a knee to twist a little because it needs to. NO :( ?
That said, I do ride my race bikes with less float, and my knee doesn't seem any worse. On...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-13, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,047
Posted By Disco Stu

Very interesting. Thanks a lot

Very interesting.
Thanks a lot
10-09-13, 08:00 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-13, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,047
Posted By Disco Stu

I appreciate the replies

I appreciate the replies
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-13, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,047
Posted By Disco Stu

Does too much pedal float = loss of power?

I sometimes think of this when I'm trying to really power down. My left leg (knee?) seems to need a lot of float, so I'm reluctant to reduce it. I use Shimano pedals.

I wonder if there's...
10-03-13, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,490
Posted By Disco Stu

What do us old guys think of Rodriguez S3 steel frames being "well under 3 pounds"?

Is it too light?

http://www.rodbikes.com/articles/steel.html

"We've built hundreds of these now, and the lightest to date was just 2.2 pounds. Most S3 frames wind up well under 3 pounds....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-13, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,263
Posted By Disco Stu

I appreciate the replies....well, except the last...

I appreciate the replies....well, except the last one :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-13, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,263
Posted By Disco Stu

What's the most accurate online power calculator?

Kreuzotter?
http://www.kreuzotter.de/english/espeed.htm
Analytic cycling?

This one?
http://bikecalculator.com/

Other?

I like the Kreuzotter one, but one thing bothers me is that it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-13, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,220
Posted By Disco Stu

That list is very interesting, albeit a bit old. ...

That list is very interesting, albeit a bit old.

I appreciate it
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-13, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,220
Posted By Disco Stu

Some big aero claims on this short video

Gloves do more aero harm than a 'bad' aero front wheel?
Helmet more important wheels? I know helmets make a difference, but that much?

I don't know much about this sort of thing, so please...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-13, 11:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By Disco Stu

Is the "30C" label thing just a rough guide, or a...

Is the "30C" label thing just a rough guide, or a "do not exceed" thing?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-13, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By Disco Stu

I appreciate all the replies. The "30C"...

I appreciate all the replies.

The "30C" thing is on the label on my bibs.

The hot water that comes out of the faucet where I do my hand washing just happens to be about 110 degrees. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-13, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By Disco Stu

Would 110 degree water damage my lycra bibs faster?

Is the "under 30 degree C" thing on some bibs just a vague guide?
I'm wondering it the hotter water would wreck the elasticity faster. **********
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-12, 12:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,711
Posted By Disco Stu

Gee! Thanks. That's very interesting. I...

Gee! Thanks. That's very interesting. I wouln't have guess it was that much
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-12, 11:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,711
Posted By Disco Stu

I appreciate all the replies. I don't know...

I appreciate all the replies.
I don't know much about tech stuff, especially carbon.
I don't suppose anyone can find a link to the Tour Magazine test? I can't.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-12, 11:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,711
Posted By Disco Stu

Do carbon frames become more flexible over time?

A newbie friend said he'd heard that carbon frames become more flexible over time, so he asked me about it. Before I laughed it off and told him it was silly, I thought I should do a quick Google,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-12, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,435
Posted By Disco Stu

I'm not sure that posterior knee pain can be PF...

I'm not sure that posterior knee pain can be PF syndrome
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-12, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By Disco Stu

I appreciate the replies. I do race, so I might...

I appreciate the replies. I do race, so I might try to get a CAAD instead. Also, the Synapse Alloys tend not to look quite as nice as CAADs. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-12, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By Disco Stu

Full-aluminum Synapse compared to CAADs?

Are they comparable, or are the all-aluminum Cannondale Synapse frames considered less 'racey' (heavier and more flexible)? Different geometry? Bigger head tubes? I see a few Synapse Alloy frames...
09-13-11, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By Disco Stu

Thank you. I've just been swapping due to...

Thank you. I've just been swapping due to changing parts over between frames
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-11, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By Disco Stu

Team Polti Coppi. So cool I can't even put it...

Team Polti Coppi. So cool I can't even put it into words :p

http://www.nexternal.com/reparto/images/coppi%20galaxy.jpg
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