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08-31-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 18,093
Posted By terrymorse

Descending a steep mountain road on the hoods is...

Descending a steep mountain road on the hoods is foolhardy.

Hard braking on the hoods is risky.

If you never descend a steep and twisting road, and if you never expect to have to brake hard,...
08-30-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,263
Posted By honcho

Hills........gotta love nature's handiwork!...

Hills........gotta love nature's handiwork! Practice, practice and more practice will certainly improve your climbing ability but here are some things I do that help me a bit. I say a bit because in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,343
Posted By bruce19

I think we can blame ourselves for electing them.

I think we can blame ourselves for electing them.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,375
Posted By redlude97

You can buy a Canyon Ultimate CF SL Disc 7.0 for...

You can buy a Canyon Ultimate CF SL Disc 7.0 for $2400 that is 17.5lbs. Thats right in line with a lot of rim brake bikes
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,057
Posted By HTupolev

What's "correct position?" Level forearms in...

What's "correct position?"

Level forearms in the hoods is usually more aero than a similarly-low posture with extended arms in the drops, but the severe elbow bend also tends to require more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,057
Posted By redlude97

and descending

and descending
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,805
Posted By Abe_Froman

Ask and you shall receive: ...

Ask and you shall receive:

http://www.beelinebicycles.co.uk/images/img_2187.jpg?maxheight=1200
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,805
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Dave is immune to facts, but the rest of us are...

Dave is immune to facts, but the rest of us are grateful to hear your results. 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,805
Posted By rubiksoval

Completely false. The slower you go, the more...

Completely false. The slower you go, the more overall time savings you get from aero equipment.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 16,994
Posted By GailT

20mph average solo for 100 miles sounds pretty...

20mph average solo for 100 miles sounds pretty reasonable for a 66 year old in good shape. The cheating marathon doctor committed suicide - jumped off a bridge while out on a run. It's a real shame...
Replies: 68
Views: 6,789
Posted By gregf83

Your experience, while unfortunate for you,...

Your experience, while unfortunate for you, applies to approx .00001% of the population who live in countries that Canyon doesn't ship to and want bikes shipped to intermediate European countries.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,701
Posted By Nachoman

Friends don't let friends ride tektro.

Friends don't let friends ride tektro.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,477
Posted By Abe_Froman

Eh, I like them. Its easier to walk around a...

Eh, I like them. Its easier to walk around a shopping cart than out from underneath a car.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,552
Posted By November Dave

I don't really consider the most important part...

I don't really consider the most important part of my job to be a luxury. The job of a wheel builder is to get things right - spokes seated, aligned and de-stressed before they get handed to or put...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,996
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Have you tried moving to Seattle?

Have you tried moving to Seattle?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,902
Posted By caloso

Not to mention all the fondo riders, gravel...

Not to mention all the fondo riders, gravel grinders, grass roots CX racers, TTers and triathletes. This is a weird take that I see on BF all the time. Usually it's "if you're not racing, it doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,902
Posted By rubiksoval

You realize there are a lot of people that race...

You realize there are a lot of people that race in amateur races, right?

And then there are a lot of people that don't do USAC races, but a whole bunch of very competitive group rides?

Speed is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,918
Posted By Ghazmh

Hydrogen Oxygen composite in a liquid state.

Hydrogen Oxygen composite in a liquid state.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,929
Posted By noodle soup

It takes me all of about 15 minutes to change a...

It takes me all of about 15 minutes to change a tubeless tire, and I having a spare wheelset to use is an even quicker swap.

You make it sound more difficult than it is
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,948
Posted By MinnMan

If you are truly new, the only thing that matters...

If you are truly new, the only thing that matters is that you have a decent bike that fits. It's the fit that's hardest to get right from an online order when you don't really know what you are...
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