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08-10-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By shelbyfv

The Radavist is sort of a blog on steroids....

The Radavist is sort of a blog on steroids. https://theradavist.com/
08-10-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By shelbyfv

I know what you mean, there's something about...

I know what you mean, there's something about 10%+ that feels harder than it should relative to 7% or 8%. I'd suggest continuing with your 26T chainring but shift to smaller cogs in the rear for...
08-10-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 45
Posted By shelbyfv

AFAIK, Kent has never made anything but low end...

AFAIK, Kent has never made anything but low end bikes. The bike may have 105 components but it will be a Wally World frame. 2005 or thereabouts. $150-$200 if needs nothing and fits you.
08-10-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,063
Posted By shelbyfv

Not sure what this means but 50 point IQ...

Not sure what this means but 50 point IQ reduction for use of term "MSM" as a pejorative. :roflmao:
08-10-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,063
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep. Related to the "Friedman Doctrine" which has...

Yep. Related to the "Friedman Doctrine" which has pretty much been discredited but had a lot of influence beginning in the Reagan years. IIRC, Friedman was an acolyte of Ayn Rand so that may be the...
08-10-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 46
Posted By shelbyfv

Trash. You won't get a boot/patch to hold near...

Trash. You won't get a boot/patch to hold near the rim.
08-10-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 33
Posted By shelbyfv

This Deore M591 seems to be what is still readily...

This Deore M591 seems to be what is still readily available. https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=33370&category=72. Max cog is 34T. Here's a good price on an LX cassette....
08-10-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By shelbyfv

Here's a prior, similar thread...

Here's a prior, similar thread https://www.bikeforums.net/fitting-your-bike/1208472-crotch-fire.html:thumb:
08-10-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By shelbyfv

You may be aware of this but with 11 speed when...

You may be aware of this but with 11 speed when you initially shift down from the big ring the FD is supposed to land in a trim position. There should be one more click to drop the FD all the way in.
08-10-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,063
Posted By shelbyfv

This view is not universally shared, thankfully.

This view is not universally shared, thankfully.
08-09-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 430
Posted By shelbyfv

Sorry, I think you've misunderstood my concern. ...

Sorry, I think you've misunderstood my concern. Guess we'll see how it goes.:thumb:
08-09-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 148
Posted By shelbyfv

In addition, check that the limit screw for the...

In addition, check that the limit screw for the big cog is not too tight. If you have to force the chain onto the big cog, against the limit, it can spring down when released.
08-09-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 260
Posted By shelbyfv

It's normally on the right. Seems I've heard...

It's normally on the right. Seems I've heard some Brits do it the other way. Also there are some folks who ride motorcycles and are afraid the difference will confuse them in a moment of panic. ...
08-09-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 430
Posted By shelbyfv

NO NO NO OP, please don't take the bait.

NO NO NO OP, please don't take the bait.
08-09-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 247
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, don't do that, either direction.

Yep, don't do that, either direction.
08-09-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,813
Posted By shelbyfv

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-09-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 507
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't believe I've ever done much pondering...

I don't believe I've ever done much pondering about this. I shift up and down the cassette as needed, shift the front when I spin out or something rubs. Admittedly not very thoughtful. Maybe there...
08-09-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 440
Posted By shelbyfv

I believe you just made the Iggy List, bye bye.

I believe you just made the Iggy List, bye bye.
08-09-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By shelbyfv

I know many feel differently but I never enjoyed...

I know many feel differently but I never enjoyed using my gravel bike as a road bike. IMO, a true complement to your gravel bike would be whichever type of road bike you would use the most. An...
08-09-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 440
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, in the course of your 15 threads, you've...

Well, in the course of your 15 threads, you've fretted about the frame, the stem, the seatpost, the tires, the brakes, the wheels.... Is the next question going to be bottle cage bolts? Or heavy...
08-09-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 440
Posted By shelbyfv

Maybe not "biggest" but probably most...

Maybe not "biggest" but probably most loyal.:thumb: Wearing thin though, even for the most empathetic of us.
08-09-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 430
Posted By shelbyfv

I think the forum may have a women specific...

I think the forum may have a women specific section. Ask a mod. Otherwise, avoid more detail about your issues or you will encourage the creeps. Sad but true.... Nevertheless, many of the women I...
08-09-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 440
Posted By shelbyfv

OP may be feeling a little defensive right now. ...

OP may be feeling a little defensive right now. He's started 15 threads in the past two weeks related to his fear that at 350# he's going to squash a bike. It doesn't seem to matter that 400+...
08-09-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 246
Posted By shelbyfv

Another good thing about the Thomson post is they...

Another good thing about the Thomson post is they are easy to sell if your needs change.
08-09-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 785
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, OP was probably overheated, blurred vision,...

Yep, OP was probably overheated, blurred vision, sweat in his eyes, etc. OP, whatever your temp, it's evidently too hot to POST.
08-09-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By shelbyfv

Maybe not.... Here's a link...

Maybe not.... Here's a link https://vintagecannondale.com/
08-08-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By shelbyfv

If you want mechanical discs, the Spyre is a...

If you want mechanical discs, the Spyre is a newer and better design than the BB7.
08-08-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd look at GRX and agree you should stick with...

I'd look at GRX and agree you should stick with Shimano unless you are for some reason committed to 1X. I wouldn't even consider a 180 crank. You'll pay twice as much and end up with something that...
08-08-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,716
Posted By shelbyfv

Dreamy has an apprentice!! ...

Dreamy has an apprentice!! https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1209698-need-wet-lube-chain-wiping-excess-advice.html
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 420
Posted By shelbyfv

Rode hard and put away wet. If you are...

Rode hard and put away wet. If you are responsible you should step up your maintenance. If you bought it that way, best of luck....
08-08-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By shelbyfv

Cool story!

Cool story!
08-08-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By shelbyfv

Think about this a second or two longer and...

Think about this a second or two longer and you'll realize how irrelevant it is to your situation.:foo: Best to see your doctor if you are concerned.
08-08-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 510
Posted By shelbyfv

Update? Curious how the 165 cranks are working...

Update? Curious how the 165 cranks are working out.
08-08-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By shelbyfv

Your shifters will be OK with any 10 speed...

Your shifters will be OK with any 10 speed cassette. Shifter/derailleur match may be another concern.
08-07-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 579
Posted By shelbyfv

Glad you were able to move on. I've got a set of...

Glad you were able to move on. I've got a set of 1st gen Pacenti rims that have thwarted all my efforts to mount tires w/o levers. I've been careful and lucky but really should just get something...
08-07-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By shelbyfv

Time to get off the pot and on to a...

Time to get off the pot and on to a saddle:rolleyes:
08-07-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 579
Posted By shelbyfv

I think you have misunderstood or...

I think you have misunderstood or mischaracterized the reply. They didn't admit to a design fault, only that they knew they were a tight fit and the next ones would be different. Also, he told you...
08-07-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 521
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't know about computers but my understanding...

I don't know about computers but my understanding is that machine built wheels can be as "good" as the manufacturer chooses, depending on how many passes ($$) through the tensioning process. It's...
08-07-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By shelbyfv

These are decent if you want just one pedal for...

These are decent if you want just one pedal for both types of riding. A compromise for sure but maybe better than switching out the pedals regularly.
...
08-07-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,716
Posted By shelbyfv

Six pages, OP has scored again....:troll:

Six pages, OP has scored again....:troll:
08-07-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 424
Posted By shelbyfv

My current Shimano shoes allow the cleats to be...

My current Shimano shoes allow the cleats to be more to the rear than some I've had. I don't know that you can generalize by brand. In the past I've modified some shoes with a drill and Dremel. You...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By shelbyfv

https://www.bikeforums.net/fitting-your-bike/:thum...

https://www.bikeforums.net/fitting-your-bike/:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By shelbyfv

https://www.bikeforums.net/fitting-your-bike/:thum...

https://www.bikeforums.net/fitting-your-bike/:thumb:
08-06-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,905
Posted By shelbyfv

Two pages, arguments right and left, another...

Two pages, arguments right and left, another success for the under bridge crew:rolleyes:
08-06-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By shelbyfv

Join date of 2016 is hardly newbie.:foo:

Join date of 2016 is hardly newbie.:foo:
08-05-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By shelbyfv

Do what you have to:thumb: If you continue to...

Do what you have to:thumb: If you continue to deteriorate you can always ride a 'bent! Or an ebike. Or an ebike 'bent trike!!
08-05-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 538
Posted By shelbyfv

60 or 62, no biggie. Metric "Century" is kind of...

60 or 62, no biggie. Metric "Century" is kind of like a participation medal anyway.
08-05-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By shelbyfv

Persevere, you'll get there in another 4...

Persevere, you'll get there in another 4 years:thumb:
08-04-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 773
Posted By shelbyfv

I wouldn't ride a bike with even a rumor of a...

I wouldn't ride a bike with even a rumor of a crack or a "pristine" carbon frame of unknown provenance. However, for a trainer I'd drill the ends of those cracks, wrap the business in some sort of...
08-04-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By shelbyfv

53/11 FTW!! Doing things the easy way isn't for...

53/11 FTW!! Doing things the easy way isn't for Real Men....
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