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Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,036
Posted By Mojo31

Is this thread about hookers and blow?

Is this thread about hookers and blow?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,346
Posted By phrantic09

I don’t know… I’d rather burn through pads than...

I don’t know… I’d rather burn through pads than my Zipps. Froome is just a retro-grouch
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,346
Posted By tomato coupe

"“The biggest thing is the weight factor because...

"“The biggest thing is the weight factor because now you add 300-400 grams to the bike, so where are you going to lose that weight? Ultimately, you need to lose it on the frame or the wheels. That’s...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,346
Posted By BillyD

*gasp* :eek:

*gasp* :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,346
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have to replace my pads every mile! It's $800...

I have to replace my pads every mile! It's $800 per pad, where are you getting deals like that?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,346
Posted By Koyote

I live in an extremely hilly area and regularly...

I live in an extremely hilly area and regularly ride my gravel bikes in dirty/muddy conditions; I generally get at least 6,000 miles from the front pads, and longer life from the rear. Note that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,346
Posted By WhyFi

Both of these figures wildly differ from my...

Both of these figures wildly differ from my experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,645
Posted By WhyFi

I guess that I don't understand why people that...

I guess that I don't understand why people that think XYZ is a mess don't just leave well enough alone from XYZ.

I have TSS wheels (Zipp 303S) and I know to pair them with tires that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,645
Posted By merlinextraligh

Also, being a defense lawyer, I may not be very...

Also, being a defense lawyer, I may not be very sympathetic to plaintiffs, but who files a law suit over what essentially appears to be some road rash?

Any tire can blow out and lead to a fall,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,645
Posted By merlinextraligh

As for the lawsuit, Rene Herse’s big problem is...

As for the lawsuit, Rene Herse’s big problem is spoliation of evidence in not preserving the tire. At a minimum the plaintiff gets a jury instruction that the tire would have been helpful in proving...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,738
Posted By Bob Ross

So in other words, it's not "the easiest place to...

So in other words, it's not "the easiest place to be"
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,738
Posted By mstateglfr

I have never needed to exit a paceline. Of...

I have never needed to exit a paceline. Of course all my paceline riding is done shirtless and helmetless while drinking a fifth of vodka during charity rides that I didnt pay to participate in, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,066
Posted By yaw

So I ditched 85g butyl for 35g TPU inner tubes

I swapped the enormous 85g Pirelli RoadTUBE butyl inner tubes that held me back for so long with a pair of minuscule 35g P Zero SmarTUBE TPU tubes because I am SmarT :thumb: I mean, come on, that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,715
Posted By bahula03

Shouldn't this be in the charity events sub-forum...

Shouldn't this be in the charity events sub-forum instead of here? Not sure why it's posted here :foo:



Didn't you get fired for declining vaccination? Maybe if you'd made a different choice,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,715
Posted By Polaris OBark

Especially ones that allow crazy non-registrants...

Especially ones that allow crazy non-registrants with with aero-bars made from copper tubing to ride and "mix it up" with them.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,715
Posted By KJ43

Larry's posting MO: Hey guys, there is this...

Larry's posting MO:

Hey guys, there is this thing I want to do that seems dickish and/or I've been told it's dickish. Is it dickish?

Everyone on the forums - yes it's dickish.

Larry proceeds...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,715
Posted By tomato coupe

Don't whine. The cost of this charity ride is...

Don't whine. The cost of this charity ride is NOT a financial barrier to the sport, because you can go ride somewhere else that day for free.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,881
Posted By WhyFi

For context, there was a big hubbub when a couple...

For context, there was a big hubbub when a couple of their best wheelsets were released and it was announced that they weren't tubeless compatible. Spec basically threw tubeless under the bus, saying...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,169
Posted By WhyFi

It's such a shame that getting fitter and buying...

It's such a shame that getting fitter and buying nicer wheels are mutually exclusive.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,169
Posted By CliffordK

Only $3000 in the budget? Start with your...

Only $3000 in the budget?

Start with your set of Campagnolo Bora Ultra wheels.

Then if it doesn't match the groupset... go out and buy a Campagnolo Super Record 12 Speed EPS Hydraulic...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,169
Posted By kosmo886

Looks like you were right...

Looks like you were right...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,169
Posted By Koyote

OP, that's a nice straightforward question. Be...

OP, that's a nice straightforward question. Be prepared for a five-page thread in which 2/3rds of the responses are from people telling you that you don't need such fancy wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,881
Posted By PeteHski

This was inevitable. No manufacturer in their...

This was inevitable. No manufacturer in their right mind would deliberately make their wheels tubeless incompatible at this point. Especially not Specialized who had been promoting tubeless for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,076
Posted By WhyFi

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1225393-yo...

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1225393-your-favorite-road-tubeless-tires.html
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By Psimet2001

This only happens when you've run your chain for...

This only happens when you've run your chain for too long. Chain, cassette and chainrings will wear together. When you let the chain elongate too much it will wallow out the teeth on the cassette and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By Psimet2001

I will go with fruitless exercise with no...

I will go with fruitless exercise with no tangible benefit.

The reality is that a cassette will last a really long time especially if you are swapping chains frequently - no rotating them but...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,992
Posted By OBoile

Don't worry, if/when a "real cyclist" makes a...

Don't worry, if/when a "real cyclist" makes a huge deal about one of those other metrics I'll mock them too.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,992
Posted By OBoile

We should probably get those purists (and Garmin)...

We should probably get those purists (and Garmin) to exclude any "drafting time" as well. Wouldn't want to artificially bump up an average speed that a cyclist didn't truly earn themselves.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,992
Posted By PeteHski

I never realised it was "fake" to use auto-pause,...

I never realised it was "fake" to use auto-pause, lol.

If I ride my local loop I'm more interested in the moving averages, not how long I had to wait at junctions etc for traffic. So that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,584
Posted By popeye

Don't ride the brakes, both on hard at the same...

Don't ride the brakes, both on hard at the same time, cool down and repeat. You will be fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,584
Posted By MinnMan

Not a one? The question then lingers -...

Not a one?

The question then lingers - why did I choose this particular zombie thread to revive with my post?

B/c it was the first one I encountered in a search that about fit the bill,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,992
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I must be getting older because I spend more time...

I must be getting older because I spend more time lately saying "WTF is wrong with people?"
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,992
Posted By WhyFi

I think that there's a healthy gray area in the...

I think that there's a healthy gray area in the debate, and that's what were seeing, here.

IMO, when it comes to ride duration, there's a really large chunk of real estate where stopping really...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,680
Posted By Broctoon

I think it's pointless to talk in general terms...

I think it's pointless to talk in general terms like "using the big ring only" or "using the small ring sometimes." Is your big ring 53 teeth, 52, or maybe only 48? What's the range of your cassette?...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-22, 01:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,680
Posted By ChamoisDavisJr

When I’m in the BIG RING and dropping the group,...

When I’m in the BIG RING and dropping the group, I’ll sometimes pretend I’m adjusting the strap on my Birkenstocks…and soft pedal a while to let the slowies catch up.

What gets really annoying...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,680
Posted By genejockey

Wait - so you have some folks telling you to spin...

Wait - so you have some folks telling you to spin like mad and other saying only use the big ring? You realize you're getting diametrically opposed advice here, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,680
Posted By datlas

Use the little ring when climbing. It’s not...

Use the little ring when climbing. It’s not rocket science.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,680
Posted By shelbyfv

Since they are nice enough to let you ride with...

Since they are nice enough to let you ride with them, you should follow their instructions instead of continually second guessing them on the internet. You are sooo lucky to have found those guys. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,680
Posted By Mojo31

Do what you gotta do to make your ride work. Who...

Do what you gotta do to make your ride work. Who cares what others say.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,534
Posted By genejockey

Total road miles: 3965, WAY more than any year in...

Total road miles: 3965, WAY more than any year in the last 20.

Total miles including virtual: 6146
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,272
Posted By shelbyfv

Alley Cat/Fixie/Bike Messenger faded away about...

Alley Cat/Fixie/Bike Messenger faded away about 10 years ago. It's all gravel now, bro.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-21, 04:36 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,272
Posted By Branko D

I still don't understand what's the point of...

I still don't understand what's the point of spinning like a crazed hamster on meth on a road bike where you have, you know, gears 🤔
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,272
Posted By indyfabz

They also don't wear plaid.

They also don't wear plaid.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,272
Posted By GhostRider62

42 x18 at 120 rpm is only 22 mph. Larry says...

42 x18 at 120 rpm is only 22 mph. Larry says this is a ride with Cat 1 racers. Something does not add up.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,272
Posted By Badger6

Strava data? How did strava know how fast you...

Strava data? How did strava know how fast you were spinning if you don't have a cadence meter (typically called a cadence sensor)?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,272
Posted By Maelochs

"Everyone who sees how I ride and wants to help...

"Everyone who sees how I ride and wants to help me ride better told me something, but I don't like it. Can you guys tell me something else?"
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-21, 12:38 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,272
Posted By genejockey

Spin what feels comfortable to you.

Spin what feels comfortable to you.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,272
Posted By tempocyclist

:popcorn

:popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,098
Posted By Sy Reene

Did any cars drive over the chain after it fell...

Did any cars drive over the chain after it fell off? Or could you put it back on?
11-09-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,343
Posted By WhyFi

And you're basing this on what? Your perception? ...

And you're basing this on what? Your perception?

Also, accepting something is far different from actually doing it. Accepting that body weight is a factor in no ways obligates someone to lose body...
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