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08-10-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By genejockey

Simply going into a higher gear you can't turn -...

Simply going into a higher gear you can't turn - especially if your knees are already bothering you - won't make you any faster. And 10% is a tough slog.

The only really effective training for...
08-10-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,236
Posted By Koyote

"MSM" means the media that generally tells the...

"MSM" means the media that generally tells the truth.
08-10-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,236
Posted By Koyote

I'm not commenting on Mellow Johnny's decision...

I'm not commenting on Mellow Johnny's decision either way, but I will note that this is not the "First rule in business." In fact, businesses that have followed that rule have been responsible for...
08-10-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By GiantTCRAdvance

Thanks, the problem exisits in the trim position,...

Thanks, the problem exisits in the trim position, the FD just wont move the last couple of mm into the limit position
08-10-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 514
Posted By livedarklions

I can't count the number of times I've had to...

I can't count the number of times I've had to stop in the middle of a climb so I can calculate the best gear ratio.

This is a pretty silly thread.
08-09-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 768
Posted By indyfabz

In all fairness, I did a ten-day bike tour in the...

In all fairness, I did a ten-day bike tour in the Black Hills. Got as far north as Deadwood and the top of Spearfish Canyon. There is a lot of spectacular scenery which I’m sure is quite beautiful in...
08-09-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By indyfabz

I think you mean his mom’s basement.

I think you mean his mom’s basement.
08-09-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By Sy Reene

I If Giros fit, then get a pair that don't have...

I
If Giros fit, then get a pair that don't have laces.
08-09-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 514
Posted By JohnDThompson

Only if you're OCD enough to insist on always...

Only if you're OCD enough to insist on always following a strict, linear progression. I don't, anymore. If I need a little change, I shift the rear derailleur. If I need a bigger change, I shift the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By SkepticalOne

2020 Trek Domane SLR Project One and Ceramic Speed T47 Bottom Bracket

Small PSA for anyone considering Ceramicspeed BB upgrade for Trek Project One...

I bought 2020 Trek Domane SLR Project One last fall and upgraded the BB to Ceramicspeed at the time of specing the...
08-09-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 271
Posted By 70sSanO

Well that makes sense. Back pedaling while cross...

Well that makes sense. Back pedaling while cross chaining big-big is sure fire way to jump a chain to a smaller cog.

John
08-09-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 443
Posted By indyfabz

It’s the equivalent of +1, which means “I agree...

It’s the equivalent of +1, which means “I agree with you.” I edited my post to try to relieve your unwarranted butt hurt.
08-09-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 443
Posted By taylorgeo

You're my biggest fan!

You're my biggest fan!
08-09-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By dsbrantjr

Please do not use gasoline for anything except a...

Please do not use gasoline for anything except a motor fuel. It is toxic by skin absorption or inhalation of vapors, highly flammable and generates explosive vapors which will travel a long distance...
08-09-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 443
Posted By indyfabz

I was not responding to you. Nor was I snarky. If...

I was not responding to you. Nor was I snarky. If your ego is bruised it’s not my fault. I suggest you follow your own advice.
08-09-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By joejack951

If you end up needing a new real wheel, don’t...

If you end up needing a new real wheel, don’t fret the 12x135 rear hub. 12x142 is the current road ‘standard’ but while wider numerically, in practice both hub standards place the disc and cassette...
08-09-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 443
Posted By unterhausen

If rider weight is really a concern, you should...

If rider weight is really a concern, you should check the testing conditions for the category. I think there are some drops involved in the testing, so if the rider avoids that, they can ride...
08-09-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 514
Posted By Homebrew01

I generally shift 1 at a time, harder or easier...

I generally shift 1 at a time, harder or easier as terrain changes.
The front chainrings are like "High" and "Low" range.
Lots of short hills near me, so I am in the small chainring most of the...
08-09-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By wolfchild

Virtual reality is the best solution. No need to...

Virtual reality is the best solution. No need to leave your house.
08-08-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By DrIsotope

A Thomson is a seatpost you need only buy once.

A Thomson is a seatpost you need only buy once.
08-08-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 789
Posted By tomato coupe

Yes, it's too hot to ride when fonts swell to...

Yes, it's too hot to ride when fonts swell to double their normal size.
08-08-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 789
Posted By indyfabz

Yes.

Yes.
08-07-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,788
Posted By tomato coupe

... and end with an "o".

... and end with an "o".
08-07-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,788
Posted By asgelle

Is the reason a Colnago failure is more relevant...

Is the reason a Colnago failure is more relevant to Cervelo than Trek because Colnago and Cervelo both start with C?
08-07-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By showlow

I wish I hadn't either. I've wasted a record...

I wish I hadn't either. I've wasted a record amount of time and money chasing trends with this new bike and the end result has been basically just a PITA. I think my next bike is going to be a...
08-07-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By showlow

You might be right. I did end up selling them for...

You might be right. I did end up selling them for a pretty big loss. Felt like a really dumb reason to give up on otherwise really nice wheels, but seriously, they left me stranded twice and I've...
08-07-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 237
Posted By Litespud

Sounds like your FD is either seriously gummed-up...

Sounds like your FD is either seriously gummed-up of jamming on something, and you're essentially rupturing the housing (which isn't designed to take serious cable tension, like spiral-wound brake...
08-07-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By livedarklions

Next up: I'm thirsty and my water bottle is...

Next up: I'm thirsty and my water bottle is empty. What would you do?
08-07-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By indyfabz

And all in response to an "insincere"...

And all in response to an "insincere" thread.
08-06-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By MattTheHat

I’m amazed this thread has survived this long.

I’m amazed this thread has survived this long.
08-06-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By Homebrew01

It is against the rules. You can post in...

It is against the rules.
You can post in "Introduction", and welcome others. And perhaps there are other threads of interest.

The 10 post requirement has been very effective at discouraging...
08-06-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,719
Posted By indyfabz

Utter fail. The Cross song is “Ride Like the...

Utter fail. The Cross song is “Ride Like the Wind” and contains no such lyrics.

“Break Like the Wind” was one of the album titles in the spoof rockumentary “This is Spinal Tap.”
08-06-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By mstateglfr

This is an interesting interpretation. I...

This is an interesting interpretation.
I viewed it differently. Your comment about it being almost negligent to not use sat tracking was over the top and you were called out for it. But to each...
08-06-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,719
Posted By Koyote

You have removed this post's rather tiny amount...

You have removed this post's rather tiny amount of charm.
08-06-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By dedhed

Until you're interested in a specific individual...

Until you're interested in a specific individual bike does it matter? At that point look at the bike.
08-06-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 505
Posted By trailangel

I actually have no idea WTF you are talking about.

I actually have no idea WTF you are talking about.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,422
Posted By rubiksoval

:roflmao2: This has to be someone's sock.

:roflmao2:
This has to be someone's sock.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,422
Posted By RChung

Hey, we all once had 0 posts. BoraxKid isn't...

Hey, we all once had 0 posts. BoraxKid isn't wrong because he has 17 posts. He's wrong and he has 17 posts.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By MattTheHat

Seems divisive.

Seems divisive.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By Jack Tone

I was expecting a long scarf.

I was expecting a long scarf.
08-04-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By genejockey

Then you have to spin down the other side in...

Then you have to spin down the other side in 39x23.
08-04-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By genejockey

That's what the other one is for. Little one...

That's what the other one is for. Little one going up, big one coming down.
08-04-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,854
Posted By 70sSanO

If Sunnyrider56 really needed a new frame in...

If Sunnyrider56 really needed a new frame in August 2019, he waited way too long. Good luck finding something now.

John
08-03-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Pratt

Does this torque make my chainstays look fat?

Does this torque make my chainstays look fat?
08-03-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By davei1980

UPDATE - went really well! I left 10mm of...

UPDATE - went really well! I left 10mm of adjustability in the upward direction, I may trim that down later or just leave it. I no longer have an 1-1/2" post sticking up.

For the star nut, I...
08-03-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By Phil_gretz

DreamRider85, Congratulations!!! 49 responses...

DreamRider85, Congratulations!!! 49 responses so far. Way to go! :love:
08-02-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By Mulberry20

A satellite phone is must for anyone running...

A satellite phone is must for anyone running tubeless tires 🤣🤣🤣
08-02-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By indyfabz

You had better not ride where you don’t have...

You had better not ride where you don’t have coverage. Ask your mom to install and landline in her basement.
08-02-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By Barry2

yep, my wife has that effect on me too Barry

yep, my wife has that effect on me too

Barry
08-01-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By dsbrantjr

Musing less and riding more will relieve a lot of...

Musing less and riding more will relieve a lot of the stress; on you at least.
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