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Posted By woodcraft

The difference between a 12 hour ride and an 16...

The difference between a 12 hour ride and an 16 hour ride is 4 hours at the end when you feel it the most,

so IMO you want the bike that allows the most aero profile without discomfort, and train...
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Posted By Carbonfiberboy

When I do really long rides, I have one consuming...

When I do really long rides, I have one consuming interest - to get my butt off the saddle as soon as possible. I ride a carbon bike, carry little with me, run a saddle that's comfortable for 18...
03-01-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By Troul

rough them up & apply epoxy with a UV protection...

rough them up & apply epoxy with a UV protection coating is how I change the appearance of CF parts.
02-25-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By randyjawa

Though I am not a fan of the clamp style...

Though I am not a fan of the clamp style attachment, it does work...
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20201106_154103_2__b3a1782e422b90595351be9dbda798d5e51c5941.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By UCantTouchThis

I think the OP is merely looking for a reason to...

I think the OP is merely looking for a reason to be obnoxious on the road. Cars doing the wrong thing? Avoid them, go around. People in the way on their phones? Peds have the right of way and if...
02-25-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By davester

Depends on the rack. Some older racks have an arm...

Depends on the rack. Some older racks have an arm that passes between the seatstays just above the brake bridge and clamps to the brake bolt. Most racks can be clamped to the stays with...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By Ogsarg

If you have enough time to activate your horn,...

If you have enough time to activate your horn, you have more than enough time to avoid whatever danger is posed by whoever you are honking at. If you're counting on someone hearing you to be safe,...
02-21-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,947
Posted By indyfabz

Youíre assuming people on electric bikes are...

Youíre assuming people on electric bikes are substituting their rides for car use, which isnít always correct. In fact, I know some people who make extra car trips to go to places to ride their...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By rubiksoval

Yes. Aerothan tubes. Run about $30 bucks a piece...

Yes. Aerothan tubes. Run about $30 bucks a piece and are currently a bit hard to source.

Easier to just go with latex, but if you don't want to deal with pumping everyday, the aerothan are a legit...
02-05-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,360
Posted By 05 fuji

Life is short Buy the bike

Life is short
Buy the bike
02-03-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 461
Posted By John E

Check out his seat post exposure on top of that....

Check out his seat post exposure on top of that. :)

I have two friends who stand 6'9". One has license plate 5 FT 21. :)
Forum: Touring
02-02-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,912
Posted By CAT7RDR

I wonder when the civil engineers will come to...

I wonder when the civil engineers will come to the conclusion it is no longer repairable and look to re-route inland?
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By randyjawa

The Grand Premio was the second from top of the...

The Grand Premio was the second from top of the line, for many years. They are really nice bikes, sporting great livery, good ride quality and highly collectable. I particularly like the wonderful...
01-25-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,109
Posted By wgscott

Nobody touches my bikes.

Nobody touches my bikes.
01-21-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By Wildwood

Slack. He's coming off a bicycle injury. He's...

Slack. He's coming off a bicycle injury.
He's not Spring's chicken.
He rides brifters with a flat ramp.


Besides = darn fine bike. Well done. :thumb::thumb:
01-21-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By CV-6

Okay. Looking at the full drive side shot, I can...

Okay. Looking at the full drive side shot, I can see what you are referring to. Again...nice bike.
01-21-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By noobinsf

I think itís that the seat tube decal has wavy...

I think itís that the seat tube decal has wavy top and bottom borders.
01-21-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By CV-6

Are my eyes failing me or is the seat tube...

Are my eyes failing me or is the seat tube crimped?

And that is a gorgeous bike. You did good.
01-21-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By noobinsf

Beautiful bike!

Beautiful bike!
01-21-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By Wildwood

Quality old school frameset with quality new...

Quality old school frameset with quality new school supple 28s make for a cloud-like ride. With the cockpit and feet made comfortable, it becomes blissful on a nice day. :thumb:


Find and repeat...
01-21-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By Velikus

That's a sweet bike. Love those brakes. Reminds...

That's a sweet bike. Love those brakes. Reminds me, I gotta get one of those leather seat bags...
01-20-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By veganbikes

There is no Competition, you won! :roflmao2:

There is no Competition, you won! :roflmao2:
01-19-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,913
Posted By nomadmax

There's a good reason why Campagnolo made this. ...

There's a good reason why Campagnolo made this.

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01-14-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,311
Posted By Oldairhead

I am waiting for "rules for bar tape" or the...

I am waiting for "rules for bar tape" or the "taping orthodoxy" posts to start.

Edit: I'm also wondering, if you do it "wrong" and it works just fine, is it still wrong?
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By juvela

----- note on saddle clip - it is...

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note on saddle clip -

it is possible to have a Tron et Berthet I-pattern frame saddle and yet mount it to a pillar with an integral clamp

Zeus produced a set of adaptor clamp parts to...
01-10-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By easyupbug

Your levers are Shimano M-140 / MA-100, the...

Your levers are Shimano M-140 / MA-100, the first generation of Dura Ace. Don't think you can find any stock and if you did would need $$$ but I used Cane Creek Dia-Compe Non-Aero hoods and the fit...
01-06-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,563
Posted By OldTryGuy

:bday: :thumb: :thumb: Next B-day ride for...

:bday: :thumb: :thumb:

Next B-day ride for me is 7/10 and this year hope to add 2 more miles to last year's ride so will be 71 x 2 = 142 + 1 = 143. I do not allow wife to cook so meal is on me...
01-06-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,563
Posted By shelbyfv

Birthday Ride/Ride Your Age

I'm puzzled I couldn't find an existing thread.:foo: Anyway, got my requisite 72 on my birthday. Seems there is some fascination with what folks eat on their rides so for the record I ate a Clif gel,...
01-04-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,002
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Itís the other shoe that youíre still looking...

Itís the other shoe that youíre still looking for...
12-30-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By Kabuki12

^^ kinetic sculpture?

^^ kinetic sculpture?
12-30-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 689
Posted By Mad Honk

Tomm, Sorry about your spill and welcome to the...

Tomm,
Sorry about your spill and welcome to the "Over the Bars" club. I would suggest putting a call out to C&V members to see if a comparable rim can be found. I have a bunch of old rims here that...
12-30-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By phughes

Sorry to see this. Glad you weren't hurt worse....

Sorry to see this. Glad you weren't hurt worse. Take care of yourself and I wish you a speedy recovery.
12-30-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By Pratt

Plus one on Geelage's advice. Lung trauma and...

Plus one on Geelage's advice. Lung trauma and adhesions can come back to make your old age a misery.
12-30-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By philbob57

Sorry about your crash. I hope you recover...

Sorry about your crash. I hope you recover quickly.
12-30-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,307
Posted By Pop N Wood

Except his chain didn't break. My guess is his...

Except his chain didn't break. My guess is his freewheel slipped because I've had that happen to me. In my case was out of the saddle mashing the pedals when the freewheel let loose. I dropped...
12-30-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,307
Posted By Biketiger

Great to hear from you Tomm! I am glad that you...

Great to hear from you Tomm! I am glad that you are recovering and will survive to endure another ride or 10000. I was sad to learn of your accident but it's been a valuable lesson for me in bike...
12-30-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By Thomas15

Tomm, prayers my friend for a fast and complete...

Tomm, prayers my friend for a fast and complete recovery. Take care!
12-29-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By Reynolds

Sorry about your crash, get well soon!

Sorry about your crash, get well soon!
12-29-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By jay4usc

sorry about your crash. I just had one myself...

sorry about your crash. I just had one myself last month and gave myself a bruised cheek bone and cut on my leg.

hope you recover quick. Use lots of ice.
12-29-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By Kabuki12

Sorry to hear about the crash. If we ride long...

Sorry to hear about the crash. If we ride long enough we succumb to some form of misfortune. I am glad to hear you are recovering with the help of your wife. The humanitarian efforts of those...
12-29-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By Dhos1

Wow...get better.

Wow...get better.
12-29-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By Elbeinlaw

Hope you feel better soon and do not have...

Hope you feel better soon and do not have anything worse than you think you have. I've had a couple of occasions where my feet have come off the pedals--each time resulted in a bad-enough crash. ...
12-29-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By Koyote

Sorry to hear this, Tomm. Heal fast!

Sorry to hear this, Tomm. Heal fast!
12-29-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By Homebrew01

Ouch. I broke 9 ribs after passing out then...

Ouch. I broke 9 ribs after passing out then hitting a tree. Not fun for a few months.
12-29-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By curbtender

If you enlarge the picture it's still there. I'm...

If you enlarge the picture it's still there. I'm going with the ring flexing enough to drop the chain. Had that happen and my foot came off the pedal and onto the ground in front of the crank. Still...
12-29-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By BobbyG

Glad it wasn't worse. WIshing you a speedy...

Glad it wasn't worse. WIshing you a speedy recovery.
12-29-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By unterhausen

Sorry you crashed. I deleted the pic of your...

Sorry you crashed. I deleted the pic of your arm, we don't allow gore pics.

That must have been a hard crash, I've never seen a tacoed wheel as a result of going over the handlebars
12-29-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By CerveloPro1

Speedy Recovery!

Speedy Recovery!
12-29-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I'm glad this wasn't worse and hope you heal...

I'm glad this wasn't worse and hope you heal quickly. Bummer that the ERs are so busy with the pandemic that there is little comfort in visiting them for trauma. I had a similar crash a number of...
12-29-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,710
Posted By freeranger

Mojo sent for a speedy recovery (and hope the...

Mojo sent for a speedy recovery (and hope the bike is repairable also).
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