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10-22-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,538
Posted By Juan Foote

Both of these are significant (possible) factors...

Both of these are significant (possible) factors in this situation.
The shop that I worked for a while started out as a small independent shop and sold pretty much whatever they wanted. Almost 100%...
10-18-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,014
Posted By Erzulis Boat

OP will want it after re-reading the sales pitch....

OP will want it after re-reading the sales pitch. "Built to go the distance" and "Boundless reliability for epic tours" are not empty promises, I can assure you.
Forum: Texas
10-18-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,705
Posted By doudoubleg

Not sure if I can upload a picture but there is...

Not sure if I can upload a picture but there is work being done on the Trinity River Spine Trail off the north end of the Santa Fe Trail just south of Garland road. Currently building a bridge and...
10-14-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,705
Posted By Hypno Toad

You gave me a flashback to The Fox...

You gave me a flashback to The Fox (https://www.heckofthenorth.com/wolf-about) (bikepacking ride/race in Northern Minnesota), on day one, the route hits Heartbreak Hill. This thing is only .7 mile...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,831,806
Posted By darkmoon

C59, 2014,ad14 Dura Ace 7700 gruppo PD-R9100...

C59, 2014,ad14
Dura Ace 7700 gruppo
PD-R9100 pedals
WH-R9100-C40 + Veloflex Master 23c

I grew up with silver anodized parts, and old preference dies hard.
Frame color scheme reminds of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,831,806
Posted By sshakari

Merckx Liege 75 with Ultegra and 105 cranks,...

Merckx Liege 75 with Ultegra and 105 cranks, Ultegra wheels 19.3 lbs without pedals....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,831,806
Posted By thin_concrete

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted here -...

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted here - life has a funny way of distracting you from things you enjoy, but I’m finally back on the bike seriously and am in full training mode for a tri next...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,831,806
Posted By jonathanf2

Here's a budget build I just put together with a...

Here's a budget build I just put together with a mix-n-match groupset of 105 R7000/5800 and an Ultegra R8000 FD.
​​​​​​​...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,831,806
Posted By primov8

Eddy Merckx Strada ...

Eddy Merckx Strada

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,002
Posted By LarrySellerz

The following was written by one of our most...

The following was written by one of our most respected riders who wishes to remain anonymous
10 Things You Can Do To Make Yourself A Better Rider And Make Riding In A Pack Safer

1. Relax
Riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,002
Posted By BTinNYC

Rudy, The 5BBC group rides are easy going,...

Rudy,
The 5BBC group rides are easy going, except the fastest rated rides (I forget the term for the fast ones, but it's a 20 mph pace).

The rides I've been on are really nice and slower than I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,002
Posted By znomit

Show them no mercy.

Show them no mercy.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,831,806
Posted By the sci guy

My latest build is complete. Will put full specs...

My latest build is complete. Will put full specs in my build thread but here’s the money shot.
2001 Cannondale R1000, retrofitted with full 105 R7000 except the crank which is 5800 because I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,831,806
Posted By cyclebycle13

This is my son's bike (he's now 15). Last year he...

This is my son's bike (he's now 15). Last year he outgrew a 24" road bike and the used bike market sucks - I wasn't dropping 500-1000 bucks for a used up piece of crap, so I found the frameset on...
Forum: Texas
09-13-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,705
Posted By tcs

Did you know the Metroplex is like the size of...

Did you know the Metroplex is like the size of Connecticut? Anyway, I need to get all the way over to that part of town and sniff around, but it looks like they finished the bike path up (and I do...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 743
Posted By ratell

This is one of those upgrades that you hear very...

This is one of those upgrades that you hear very conflicting advice. Numerous people love carbon bars and say they are very noticeably more comfortable. About as many people say they can't feel any...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,792
Posted By TakingMyTime

Really? ...

Really?

https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/road-bikes/c/B200/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 742
Posted By mstateglfr

Sorry to see your sprained neck forces you to...

Sorry to see your sprained neck forces you to look to look 90deg to the left like that.
Cool bike though.
Forum: Texas
09-05-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,705
Posted By tcs

Adventurers/explorers @ DFW GravelGrinders relate...

Adventurers/explorers @ DFW GravelGrinders relate that a ~5 mile, half paved/half gravel path now encircles North Lake @ Cypress Waters/Coppell. This is just off the northernmost end of the Campion,...
09-01-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,279
Posted By MikeM21

Back in the Saddle

I'm jumping in here to force some accountability on myself. I'm back in the saddle again after 8 years (!) out and about 90lbs (!!!) gained.

Lost about 30lbs since the beginning of June. The legs...
08-31-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,134
Posted By Rotten

08-01-22 0 08-02-22 6.60 08-03-22 0 ...

08-01-22 0
08-02-22 6.60
08-03-22 0
08-04-22 12.09
08-05-22 19.33
08-06-22 13.99
08-07-22 14.12
08-08-22 5.38
08-09-22 16.19
08-10-22 11.1
08-31-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,134
Posted By philbob57

201 miles, way short of my goal. I've always said...

201 miles, way short of my goal. I've always said that I'll reach my goal barring problems with my body or my bike. In this case, our son and GS were visiting for 2 weeks, and we had planned to ride...
08-31-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,134
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 7.2 miles in the rain 08/02 - 18.0...

08/01 - 7.2 miles in the rain
08/02 - 18.0 miles
08/03 - 18.7 miles around Lake Dillon
08/04 - 29.8 miles from Frisco to Copper Mountain and a bit further
08/05 - 39.1 miles from Frisco to where...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 954,076
Posted By cat0020

New (used) bike day, found on FB marketplace...

New (used) bike day, found on FB marketplace $850.

2004 Litespeed Tuscany, Ultegra 6400 all around, Ksyrium SL wheels.

Fully functional FlightDeck, Campy pedals, some vintage collector items....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 742
Posted By phrantic09

If you can find the 2021 w/ 800 and have the...

If you can find the 2021 w/ 800 and have the wiggle room to spend the extra money, do it.

The 21 has reserve carbon wheels, carbon Easton bars and weighs about 18.3 pounds in a 56. And it’s pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-22, 10:45 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 34,311
Posted By terrymorse

Here’s a good article on chain suck at mtbr.com...

Here’s a good article on chain suck at mtbr.com (https://www.mtbr.com/threads/workbench-how-to-un-suck-your-chainsuck.1169608/).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 34,311
Posted By terrymorse

Another way to lose a rear derailleur is from...

Another way to lose a rear derailleur is from "chain suck" on the front chainring. I pulled off two derailleurs that way.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20,541
Views: 4,811,221
Posted By mawn

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-22, 02:19 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 34,311
Posted By znomit

Might be a poorly adjusted limit screw. Might be...

Might be a poorly adjusted limit screw. Might be a loose mounting bolt on the derailleur, might have been knocked at some stage.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 34,311
Posted By znomit

Usually getting tangled in the spoke is what does...

Usually getting tangled in the spoke is what does the snapping in half.
Forum: Texas
08-27-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,705
Posted By tcs

Driving down Central the other day noting the...

Driving down Central the other day noting the lack of visible progress, it occurred to me that if they'd turned the helix counterclockwise, the uphill riders/pedestrians/wheelchair users would have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,831,806
Posted By Caliwild

2022 BMC Roadmachine Three ...

2022 BMC Roadmachine Three

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 10:14 PM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,831,806
Posted By NoWhammies

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2022 BH Aerolight
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,969
Posted By Broctoon

80% of the time, he's being 100% honest. ...

80% of the time, he's being 100% honest.

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,831,806
Posted By Jrasero

Newest bike is Winspace T1500 SRAM Rival AXS w/...

Newest bike is Winspace T1500 SRAM Rival AXS w/ Hunt 65 Aero

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,969
Posted By mstateglfr

Uses a motorcycle helmet with headphones tied to...

Uses a motorcycle helmet with headphones tied to a shoelace so he can ride with no hands on a group ride.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20,541
Views: 4,811,221
Posted By primov8

Although its SS, I built up my first SS to fit...

Although its SS, I built up my first SS to fit and ride similar to my road bikes; minus the geared drivetrain of course.

...
08-20-22, 02:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By Mmassey338

I like the Silca calculator and when I input all...

I like the Silca calculator and when I input all my info for my panaracer gravelking 32’s I got 67/64 front/rear
Then I measured the tires and they measure 36mm, and the calc changed to 55/53. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20,541
Views: 4,811,221
Posted By bampilot06

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20,541
Views: 4,811,221
Posted By NoWhammies

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New bike day - BH Aerolight 6.5
08-14-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,134
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 8/6: 17.5 8/8: 17.5 8/9:...

Goal: 250 miles
8/6: 17.5
8/8: 17.5
8/9: 17.5
8/10: 17.5
8/12: 17.5
8/14: 17.5

MTD: 105.0
YTD: 1540.5
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,831,806
Posted By helmet4000

Got a deal at dealer cost, looking for one for 11 months

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2020 New old stock. 52/36 - 11/29t Campagnolo Centaur, will replace stock wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20,541
Views: 4,811,221
Posted By chiefkurtz

Cannondale R500 Crest 63cm

Got lucky, and found this one in my size about an hour away. Not a grail bike for me (those would be a 7-11 Merckx, or Lemond Alpe d'Huez) It's a Frankenbike. Seller bought it used at a shop in...
08-07-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,134
Posted By Patterson117

Started working from home 9 years ago and have...

Started working from home 9 years ago and have not been on the bike much since..., especially in the last four years. Took my Trek 7.2fx (2010) into the shop to be tuned up and started riding again...
08-07-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,134
Posted By Rotten

Ride on my friend! I just got back on the bike...

Ride on my friend!
I just got back on the bike after being off of it for the entire pandemic, insert work, family and other excuses here. When I got back on I started on my touring bike because I...
Forum: Texas
08-06-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,705
Posted By doudoubleg

made the ride to FTW from Dallas today utilizing...

made the ride to FTW from Dallas today utilizing levees, paved trails and surface roads. Unfortunately, i saw ZERO progress or even a start on the portions of the trail that were supposed to be...
08-06-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,134
Posted By FatOldFart

Not even 4 miles this morning and I felt like I...

Not even 4 miles this morning and I felt like I was gonna die. Getting in riding shape is going to be a long road (pun not intended). Maybe 150 miles was a little unrealistic.

8/01 - 5.61 miles...
08-05-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,134
Posted By Frank72

First time for both Carbon wheels and tubless...

First time for both Carbon wheels and tubless tires. I really like the combo. Really smooth riding!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20,541
Views: 4,811,221
Posted By Mojo31

What’s hers is hers, what’s ours is hers, and...

What’s hers is hers, what’s ours is hers, and what’s mine is hers. I live by that golden rule.

She did tell me I get to pay for it since she doesn’t work though.

She is a keeper, and we’ve...
08-05-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,134
Posted By Frank72

Ribble Endurance SL disc sport I was looking...

Ribble Endurance SL disc sport

I was looking for an endurance bike. Trek Domane in my size completely out. Canyon cf sl7 also completely out. I found ribble online and looked at their models. The...
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