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Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 262
Posted By noodle soup

Velcro sucks on gloves. Thereís no need for it.

Velcro sucks on gloves. Thereís no need for it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 262
Posted By noodle soup

Same here. I only buy gloves without velcro,...

Same here. I only buy gloves without velcro, because it can damage bibs/jerseys while going through the wash.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,663
Posted By noodle soup

I can't comment on the Kiss2 pad, but I will say...

I can't comment on the Kiss2 pad, but I will say that they run small. I'm an XL in Castelli race fit gear, but Large in every other brand.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,663
Posted By noodle soup

suspenders on bibs are often tight when standing,...

suspenders on bibs are often tight when standing, but fit better in a cycling position.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 351
Posted By noodle soup

I would check with Belmont Wheelworks. They are...

I would check with Belmont Wheelworks. They are one of the best shops in the Boston area.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By noodle soup

When it's time to replace those lenses, you might...

When it's time to replace those lenses, you might want to trade them in for a new pair of Flak 2.0 XL. the lens is a very similar shape, but slightly larger. I have a few pairs of both styles, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 165,958
Posted By noodle soup

the 3k twill looks great

the 3k twill looks great
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By noodle soup

Do I really have to explain why there isn't a...

Do I really have to explain why there isn't a track cycling fad/trend sweeping the nation(or even your area)?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By noodle soup

Rapha is The Great Divider Perhaps we should...

Rapha is The Great Divider

Perhaps we should add "Rapha" to the list of censored words. It's just too divisive.

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By noodle soup

In Phoenix it's a 3 hour drive to the nearest ski...

In Phoenix it's a 3 hour drive to the nearest ski area. Why isn't Phoenix considered a Ski Town?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By noodle soup

the lack of velodromes might have something to do...

the lack of velodromes might have something to do with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,000
Posted By noodle soup

None of this sounds normal to me. Obviously I...

None of this sounds normal to me. Obviously I can't physically examine your bike, but I recommend that you take it to your local bike shop. If you have a Trek dealer in your area, you might take it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 626
Posted By noodle soup

Exactly why I mentioned it here. The OP is buying...

Exactly why I mentioned it here. The OP is buying his first bike, and no matter what his fitness level is, a "race" bike might not fit his body well.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,876
Posted By noodle soup

I love seeing theses threads about riding in hot...

I love seeing theses threads about riding in hot weather, and have people dismiss the heat in AZ, because "it's a dry heat".
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By noodle soup

Or he could just do an actual roll-out...

Or he could just do an actual roll-out measurement.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,876
Posted By noodle soup

Last week sucked, but it was unusually hot(118F...

Last week sucked, but it was unusually hot(118F or even higher in traffic), but under 110F is no big deal as long as you keep moving. I don't like to start rides at over 100ish, but if it's 118F when...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By noodle soup

I'm talking about the guy making the complaint in...

I'm talking about the guy making the complaint in the article(Dave Standard).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,876
Posted By noodle soup

An average temp of 72 degrees? I'd be wearing a...

An average temp of 72 degrees? I'd be wearing a base layer to help stay warm.

An average of 72 degrees is what we get in early March(sometimes even late February).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By noodle soup

is google broken today?

is google broken today?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,876
Posted By noodle soup

If you live in an area where swamp-coolers work,...

If you live in an area where swamp-coolers work, a base-layer will help keep you cooler. If you live in a swamp, you're pretty much screwed.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,876
Posted By noodle soup

there's always an 18+mph airflow when I...

there's always an 18+mph airflow when I ride(unless I have a tailwind).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 320,554
Posted By noodle soup

I now know where to go in September ...

I now know where to go in September

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLORfvVNEQs&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR1Dak5X8-oSvCLVUoQutgm1y76S0IY4Gs0tDJTP10vushwjgt02KOkTduw
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,195
Posted By noodle soup

It depends on which ring gear you use, and how...

It depends on which ring gear you use, and how much grease is used. With the 18t ring + a liberal application of DT grease, the hub is quiet. If you use the 54t ring gear, and a thin layer of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 742,359
Posted By noodle soup

I have about the same mileage on mine, and...

I have about the same mileage on mine, and couldn't be happier with them. I wish Merlin didn't limit orders @4. I'd order 10, and get free 2-3 day shipping.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,067
Posted By noodle soup

4 bikes each, is a perfectly reasonable number....

4 bikes each, is a perfectly reasonable number. Adding a couple more wouldn’t be excessive.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By noodle soup

The Castelli Progetto X2 pad is great, but the...

The Castelli Progetto X2 pad is great, but the Endurance bibs have a flimsy material in the thigh area, that wears quickly.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By noodle soup

I wouldn't use it even on a totally flat commute....

I wouldn't use it even on a totally flat commute. The last thing I want to deal with, on my way to work, is a blowout.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By noodle soup

The tire looks blue. It's definitely a bad tire.

The tire looks blue. It's definitely a bad tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By noodle soup

Not a chance I’d ride on that wheel. I’m...

Not a chance I’d ride on that wheel. I’m surprised it even remained true.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By noodle soup

Are you a dentist?:rolleyes:

Are you a dentist?:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By noodle soup

Have you looked at their website? It's pretty...

Have you looked at their website? It's pretty obvious why it's so divisive. They seem to want it that way.

They make quality stuff. Buy it if you like the image they are going for.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,663
Posted By noodle soup

not in the last few months, at least not in...

not in the last few months, at least not in black/large.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,378
Posted By noodle soup

+1 Padded or unpadded, velcro is a hard no...

+1

Padded or unpadded, velcro is a hard no for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,663
Posted By noodle soup

many here like Castelli Free Aero Race bibs, and...

many here like Castelli Free Aero Race bibs, and buy a couple pairs whenever they go on sale(which hasn't happened since December:notamused:).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,378
Posted By noodle soup

Giro Zero CS gloves ...

Giro Zero CS gloves

https://www.giro.com/p/zero-cs-road-cycling-gloves/350020000100000026.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,052
Posted By noodle soup

I'm not really worried about the quality of the...

I'm not really worried about the quality of the bearing(there are many good ones available), but getting the bearings seated perfectly is my concern. I've done it a few times for others, but not on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 320,554
Posted By noodle soup

the only reason I'd send it to Fox was if it's...

the only reason I'd send it to Fox was if it's damaged(needs parts replaced).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 320,554
Posted By noodle soup

Yeah. Iíve used them for a few weeks, and Iím...

Yeah. Iíve used them for a few weeks, and Iím very impressed. Definitely my new tire of choice.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 320,554
Posted By noodle soup

I just ordered a pair of XT 4 piston brakes from...

I just ordered a pair of XT 4 piston brakes from Merlin Cycles https://www.merlincycles.com/shimano-xt-m8120-front-and-rear-disc-brake-set-179622.html to upgrade from the stock Shimano m520/m500 set....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19,532
Views: 4,137,602
Posted By noodle soup

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50119216243_fa...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50119216243_facccd4e9b_c.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50120006397_4af07d1458_c.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50119216228_e05a14c520_b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,852
Posted By noodle soup

why would he post the results of a test that...

why would he post the results of a test that never happened?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,852
Posted By noodle soup

do your own research. Most Lightweight...

do your own research.

Most Lightweight MEILENSTEIN wheelsets are a very old design(sharp V-shaped wheels). They are more aero than Mavic Open Pro rims, but far behind modern aero wheels.

You...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,450
Posted By noodle soup

+1 If the wheelsucker doesn't ask before...

+1

If the wheelsucker doesn't ask before hopping on, he's going to have a rough ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,450
Posted By noodle soup

I slow down, and pull around. UPS drivers are...

I slow down, and pull around. UPS drivers are very safe, and don't make sudden stops because they don't want their load to shift.

The size of a UPS truck allows you to draft from 20'-30' back.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,714
Posted By noodle soup

Saturday I ordered a set of LB wheels identical...

Saturday I ordered a set of LB wheels identical to the ones you have(with no logo). I don't expect I'll see them before Labor Day.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,450
Posted By noodle soup

+1. You posted while I was still catching...

+1.

You posted while I was still catching up on the drivel he had posted. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,450
Posted By noodle soup

who are you to be telling anyone where something...

who are you to be telling anyone where something should be discussed?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 742,359
Posted By noodle soup

30mm Schwalbe G-One Speed $32.49 ...

30mm Schwalbe G-One Speed $32.49

https://www.merlincycles.com/schwalbe-g-one-speed-tl-easy-evolution-folding-gravel-tyre-700c-98628.html?mc_cid=f1c2b7427b&mc_eid=7e1e52bc6e
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,450
Posted By noodle soup

Don't do that.

Don't do that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,852
Posted By noodle soup

+1 Some people only hear, what they want to...

+1

Some people only hear, what they want to hear.
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