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Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-18, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 67,439
Posted By v70cat

Thinking about going tubeless ...

Thinking about going tubeless


https://www.bicycleretailer.com/new-products/2018/11/29/continental-replaces-gp4000-road-tire-gp5000-tubeless-option#.XBpEuC2ZPRY
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 139,101
Posted By v70cat

faster than most any vet

faster than most any vet
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 139,101
Posted By v70cat

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/860202b4_0a4a_4490_84fe_8d5ba6b69930_4446a73e0dadc8687b6ffe952e3dd9ca64702183.jpeg
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 139,101
Posted By v70cat

Got a new MB sag wagon and it is faster than...

Got a new MB sag wagon and it is faster than Pcads.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-18, 06:21 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,995
Posted By v70cat

Prices are not much better than true name brands...

Prices are not much better than true name brands you can purchase from a dealer.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,995
Posted By v70cat

So is Cayon now in the USA?

So is Cayon now in the USA?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-17, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10,511
Views: 220,347
Posted By v70cat

Happy Holidays Still cycling but have not on...

Happy Holidays

Still cycling but have not on this site much.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-17, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,637
Posted By v70cat

Garmin 1030

Took for its first ride and really liked it
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-17, 04:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By v70cat

I have had Mavic carbon wheels for a long time...

I have had Mavic carbon wheels for a long time and many miles and they have been great.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-17, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12,364
Views: 316,791
Posted By v70cat

What does the bike look like?

What does the bike look like?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-17, 10:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,518
Posted By v70cat

Because you do it does make it "the right thing...

Because you do it does make it "the right thing to do?"

Sports drinks are designed to help you sure you can by on bread and water.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-17, 06:46 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,995
Posted By v70cat

That is true but I feel that the media overstates...

That is true but I feel that the media overstates the differences.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-17, 06:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,518
Posted By v70cat

It during the ride that these products seem to...

It during the ride that these products seem to help.
A caffeine gel especially.

When I ride 25 or less miles water is fine but when I ride a century these products are a help.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-17, 06:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,518
Posted By v70cat

I like Hammer sports drinks they seem to help and...

I like Hammer sports drinks they seem to help and taste good. Not sure why some folks are so prone to all natural sports drinks are bad?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-17, 06:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,265
Posted By v70cat

I have a great light weight aero bike that rides...

I have a great light weight aero bike that rides great. I keep my primary bike for 10+/- years so no. I think Treks are good bikes like many other brands this one is really light which is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-17, 06:04 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,995
Posted By v70cat

Canyon or another carbon frame only differ on...

Canyon or another carbon frame only differ on weight, frame quality (most made in China so who knows?) and design (ride and aero). Today almost all good, why do we need another brand in the USA?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-17, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12,364
Views: 316,791
Posted By v70cat

Happy 4th everyone. Great long weekend to get...

Happy 4th everyone. Great long weekend to get some cycling in.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-17, 08:02 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 40,097
Posted By v70cat

I have to say the concept of owning all those...

I have to say the concept of owning all those bikes and wheels seems more like hoarding. I enjoy fine things but really question the need for such quantity. I truly question the reality and wonder...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-17, 04:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,496
Posted By v70cat

I remember trying to move through traffic at a...

I remember trying to move through traffic at a red light on Fifth Avenue and this guy in a black car moves left to block me. I gave his fender a slam and got through. He jump out of car and ask why I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-17, 04:00 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 40,097
Posted By v70cat

Unless people are being nasty why lock? I...

Unless people are being nasty why lock?

I have to say I paid a fair bit more for my VWD version of my Cervelo S5, some would say that a CAD 10 or 12 is just as good. Value and price is all...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-17, 12:50 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 40,097
Posted By v70cat

What makes them worth the price?

What makes them worth the price?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-17, 07:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,639
Posted By v70cat

They seem pricey but maybe better than $8,000...

They seem pricey but maybe better than $8,000 wheels talk about on another thread?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-17, 07:27 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 40,097
Posted By v70cat

Since they lighten your wallet by more than twice...

Since they lighten your wallet by more than twice the cost of other good carbon wheels, why?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-17, 05:40 AM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 364,416
Posted By v70cat

I would not think that cyclist and motorcycle...

I would not think that cyclist and motorcycle riders have a lot in common except for the noise and the lack of exercise.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-17, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 364,416
Posted By v70cat

Steel is real

Steel is real
06-02-17, 04:39 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 58,581
Posted By v70cat

I have a 510 and what to upgrade to 1010, any...

I have a 510 and what to upgrade to 1010, any word on the status?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-17, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 364,416
Posted By v70cat

I have never been to Maine but boat (sail &...

I have never been to Maine but boat (sail & power) on the east end of Long Island. I have taken power boats up the Hudson and barge canal to Burlington Vermont. Lake Champagne is beautiful.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-17, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 364,416
Posted By v70cat

Do you ever sail on the east coast?

Do you ever sail on the east coast?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 364,416
Posted By v70cat

Did you see this: ...

Did you see this:
https://www.topspeed.com/cars/car-news/motor-trend-pits-tesla-model-s-p100d-against-audi-rs7-performance-video-ar176649.html
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 04:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,013
Posted By v70cat

Really? No reason just mine is better than...

Really? No reason just mine is better than yours?:crash:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 04:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,354
Posted By v70cat

You would think that over all these years we...

You would think that over all these years we would have better tubes/tires. Latex is for gloves and condoms not tubes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 364,416
Posted By v70cat

Honda was pushing to the edge, a number of...

Honda was pushing to the edge, a number of engines blow, but they won.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By v70cat

The sad thing is that that if wheel weight...

The sad thing is that that if wheel weight reduction is out the only thing left is body fat.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 364,416
Posted By v70cat

I will drive 400 miles in a day (200 miles each...

I will drive 400 miles in a day (200 miles each way) and work all day resulting in a 12 hour day. To me a highway cruiser like the S6 seems more suited to my needs than a short wheel base low sports...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 03:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By v70cat

It seems that clinchers weigh more and therefore...

It seems that clinchers weigh more and therefore the weight benefit over existing becomes less meaningful.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 364,416
Posted By v70cat

I grant you that the RS7 might not handle like a...

I grant you that the RS7 might not handle like a 911 but M4 is close and the new M5 is even closer. I think the RS is over kill but a S6 or S7 is still a nice car.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 364,416
Posted By v70cat

You should trade it for this: ...

You should trade it for this:
https://www.audiusa.com/models/audi-rs7
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,354
Posted By v70cat

I find that even light weight Butyl is prone to...

I find that even light weight Butyl is prone to flats.

Standard Butyl seems like the way to a relatively flat free life.

I still wonder if tubeless is the future?

I bet half you don't know...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 03:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By v70cat

My bad clinchers.

My bad clinchers.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 364,416
Posted By v70cat

Only if you live in a double wide and have credit...

Only if you live in a double wide and have credit card debt up to your income level.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 364,416
Posted By v70cat

Are you saying that you are white trash?

Are you saying that you are white trash?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 364,416
Posted By v70cat

I thought you gave up cycling for music?

I thought you gave up cycling for music?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 02:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By v70cat

Clinchers

Clinchers
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By v70cat

People until recently thought that 23's were the...

People until recently thought that 23's were the way to go, I am not changing my bike to run the new wave of 25's;
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By v70cat

Which ENVE or Zipp wheel would you suggest?

Which ENVE or Zipp wheel would you suggest?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 11:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By v70cat

I am sure that Campy is good but it seems strange...

I am sure that Campy is good but it seems strange given that the bike is Di2. Is it lighter than Zipp?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 10:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By v70cat

I am at a stage in life that I don't have a...

I am at a stage in life that I don't have a budget just need rational why to spend more or less.

I have heard that lightweights are not ideal for heavy weights.

How much weight savings with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 09:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By v70cat

The reduced drag benefit is noticeable on the...

The reduced drag benefit is noticeable on the flat or down hill I can break ahead of the pack.

I though the cross wind issue was reduced with certain brands?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 09:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By v70cat

Are they any better than the Mavics I currently...

Are they any better than the Mavics I currently have?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 08:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By v70cat

Wheels why one vs another?

I currently have these:
https://www.mybikeshop.com/products/2008-mavic-cosmic-carbone-sl-tubular-wheel-set-11-speed

They have been great over 5,000 miles and still true my only cons:

Cross...
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