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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,672
Posted By PaulRivers

Sounds like you used to ride with a group who's...

Sounds like you used to ride with a group who's lunch would be about the size you'd fit into a bag like that.

When I was trying to bike commute to work while carrying a change of clothes back and...
08-30-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,304
Posted By PaulRivers

Classic "is correlation causation" problem... ...

Classic "is correlation causation" problem...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okinawa_diet

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Some people believe it's the diet...but living on islands it could be genetic...or...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,838
Posted By PaulRivers

Fenders help in keeping the sand, salt, and grit...

Fenders help in keeping the sand, salt, and grit from getting kicked up onto the chain.

But honestly short of replacing the whole bike the best solution is usually to go with a reliable cheaper...
08-20-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 673
Posted By PaulRivers

Based and experience both biking in the rain and...

Based and experience both biking in the rain and winter cycling you're definitely on the right track.

Outer layer - waterproof breathable, like goretex or event fabric
Inner layer (next to skin)...
04-06-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,359
Posted By PaulRivers

I also switched away from clipless completely....

I also switched away from clipless completely. Five Ten flat bike shoes use a special grippy rubber compound that really grabs on metal pins, DMR Vault Pedals are large slightly curved and the most...
03-02-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,910
Posted By PaulRivers

That's what everyone wants...no one is trying to...

That's what everyone wants...no one is trying to say it's a bad thing to want...we're saying everyone has tried to find it over and over and no one's found the unicorn.

Todays tires are actually...
Forum: Touring
05-27-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 14,304
Posted By PaulRivers

Yeah, there's a whole myth about clipless being...

Yeah, there's a whole myth about clipless being more efficient or faster. People see the attachment to the pedal and naturally think "must increase efficiency". But you can search youtube for...
Forum: Touring
05-23-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 14,304
Posted By PaulRivers

I don't think that's accurate that bike...

I don't think that's accurate that bike messengers use straps nowadays.

They're the worst of everything...
- worse to get your foot out in an emergency than flats or clipless
- getting back in...
05-05-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,369
Posted By PaulRivers

I feel the same way that removing the triple...

I feel the same way that removing the triple sucked.
- Bike companies wanted to change things to give the appearance of progress and the need to buy new stuff.
- Low end triples were poorly...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-15, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,168
Posted By PaulRivers

I'd ride an Emonda in at least a 500-series (SL)...

I'd ride an Emonda in at least a 500-series (SL) frame, as I think it's a better bike than the Domane in every way - but specifically in not feeling completely dead like the Domane. :D
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