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05-10-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7,999
Views: 2,466,551
Posted By PhilPub

I've treated my Ron Cooper to its biggest upgrade...

I've treated my Ron Cooper to its biggest upgrade since neo-retrification in 2012 with some 11-speed and shiny silver bits. 34 years old this Summer!
...
05-06-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 9,529
Posted By pdlamb

Is your point that some people dress differently...

Is your point that some people dress differently than you, or that they ride faster than you do?
05-03-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 6,052
Posted By Koyote

Wouldn't you get a better workout with a heavier...

Wouldn't you get a better workout with a heavier bike ?
No.
04-28-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,286
Posted By gsteinb

Thanks guys. Tough stuff. She was loved, and went...

Thanks guys. Tough stuff. She was loved, and went peacefully. ...
04-25-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 322,773
Posted By Hajo

Still my Gazelle Criterium is being put together,...

Still my Gazelle Criterium is being put together, but I recently picked up another Gazelle frame.
...
04-15-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,286
Posted By Flatballer

I think you're supposed to use a pump, and it's...

I think you're supposed to use a pump, and it's the front wheel.
04-14-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By unterhausen

Ventop is a bit of a disappointment. I guess...

Ventop is a bit of a disappointment. I guess it's not a horrible simulation of the real thing at the top.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,827
Posted By Ogsarg

If the only carbon fiber bike you can afford is a...

If the only carbon fiber bike you can afford is a no-name chinese frame, I would go aluminum or steel from a known manufacturer.

You said you aren't racing and riding for fitness so a little...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,827
Posted By big john

10 pounds? Frame weights are generally around 4...

10 pounds? Frame weights are generally around 4 pounds for steel, 3 pounds for aluminum or titanium, and carbon fiber frames can be under 2 pounds but some are 3 pounds. So if you had aluminum and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,827
Posted By mstateglfr

No. A quality aluminum road frame will at most...

No.
A quality aluminum road frame will at most weigh 1.3# more than a quality carbon road frame of the same style. Call it 600g.
If the bikes you are comparing weigh 10 pounds different, there...
04-03-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7,999
Views: 2,466,551
Posted By Ronsonic

Super light spokes and hub you've got there....

Super light spokes and hub you've got there. Totally drilled out cassette, too.
03-21-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By billridesbikes

Standard procedure for software. Each bug fix...

Standard procedure for software. Each bug fix creates a minimum of two new bugs.
03-21-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 247,778
Posted By krakhaus

You guys wouldn't know this, but I'm an artist...

You guys wouldn't know this, but I'm an artist for a living. I specialize in retro pop art, mostly portrait kind of stuff. This thread gave me a little inspiration to do a cycle related piece.
Rita...
03-21-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,817
Views: 309,869
Posted By NoWhammies

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. 9/10. A...

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. 9/10. A movie staring Tom Hanks who plays Mr. Rogers. A touching movie about how Mr. Rogers looks at the world and how he helped/touched all of those around him....
03-20-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By unterhausen

They broke the "save and quit" button, there...

They broke the "save and quit" button, there isn't one. I think the save button should be small and off to the side and "save and quit" be where it was.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,588
Posted By msu2001la

I may be more conservative than others on this...

I may be more conservative than others on this topic, but I'd say "when most/everyone else is vaccinated" I'll return to group rides, and even then I'll probably be very conscious of the number of...
03-17-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By RChung

[/h1]He didn't hit a tree, or a pothole, and his...

[/h1]He didn't hit a tree, or a pothole, and his handlebar or fork didn't break; those are accidents. He was hit from behind by a motorist.

In other news, eight Atlanta-area massage workers die in...
03-15-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,226
Posted By ClydeClydeson

KingoftheNorth Please give some more details...

KingoftheNorth Please give some more details about your bike and the club and/or the type of rides they do. As others have said above, we are struggling to see the whole picture without more...
03-15-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,286
Posted By furiousferret

My wife asked me why I always get cold, and I...

My wife asked me why I always get cold, and I told her I have a lot less fat. While that explanation was exiting my mouth, part of mind was saying 'this is a big mistake' but my mouth kept going....
03-11-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,286
Posted By gsteinb

I'm still a tubular guy. For what I do it just...

I'm still a tubular guy. For what I do it just makes sense. For the money 202 tubulars are still the lightest reasonably priced option. And since I'm only doing hill climbs, and I own them there's...
03-10-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,286
Posted By Psimet2001

Last year I bought replacement cones, races and...

Last year I bought replacement cones, races and bearings for Campy hubsets that were of the 8 speed generation in the late 90's. Smooth as silk and will run for another 25 years.
03-03-21, 03:34 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 83,113
Posted By Rowan

I just have been browsing through this thread to...

I just have been browsing through this thread to refresh my memory about all the wonderful people who provided their support by posting on it.

The cycling has been OK for me. Machka has now...
02-26-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 19,226
Posted By gsteinb

re: leverage - I don't find that to be the case....

re: leverage - I don't find that to be the case. It's the ability to hold steady without concern for cars, lights, turns, downhills etc.
02-26-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 19,226
Posted By topflightpro

I've done a 90-min climb. I don't recall what my...

I've done a 90-min climb. I don't recall what my power was on that day. Regardless, I've never found climbing to be a great test for power though, largely because I rarely have the proper gearing so...
02-25-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By Hobbiano

If you can't decide, just buy them both. That's...

If you can't decide, just buy them both. That's my advice, not that it's worth anything..
02-25-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 19,226
Posted By big john

I thought it was called an "e-wang".

I thought it was called an "e-wang".
02-25-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By beicster

Which one will take the fattest tire? That is...

Which one will take the fattest tire? That is one of my criteria.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 02:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By Trevtassie

I just use an Air Zounds, no batteries required...

I just use an Air Zounds, no batteries required and a shed load louder than any portable speaker. Quick pump up with a bike pump or any gas station pump and it's good to go.
02-22-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 47,852
Posted By Elev12k

The Concorde is finished.! ...

The Concorde is finished.!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50967022497_7e3fda8e18_h.jpg

For tape I use Bikeribbon Professional. It looks very much like the old stuff. Same texture, but its...
02-22-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,286
Posted By Hermes

I now have Tron bike envy.

I now have Tron bike envy.
02-12-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,673
Posted By Eric F

I was today years old when I found out that this...

I was today years old when I found out that this is a feature that needs to be turned on.
02-12-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,286
Posted By cmh

And it is a scientific fact that red is the...

And it is a scientific fact that red is the fastest color.
02-02-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,386
Posted By Eric F

Depends on the user, and what you're trying to...

Depends on the user, and what you're trying to get out of it. I haven't found it a mess at all. Personally, my schedule demands that almost all weekday rides are in the evening. Not being a fan of...
01-25-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,386
Posted By WhyFi

Changes in height have a pretty drastic effect in...

Changes in height have a pretty drastic effect in Zwift, so I hear.
01-24-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,298
Posted By P!N20

This is a fork: ...

This is a fork:

https://cycloclassic.com/pub/media/catalog/product/C/o/Colnago-Columbus-Chromed-Fork-1.jpg

These are forks:
...
01-23-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,298
Posted By bargo68

Drope the hamer. It's when your attack is so...

Drope the hamer.

It's when your attack is so badass you forget how to spell.
01-18-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,819
Posted By genejockey

So, with 70 mL of sealant, aren't you almost up...

So, with 70 mL of sealant, aren't you almost up to the weight of a latex tube?
Forum: Foo
01-15-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11,624
Views: 2,406,732
Posted By DiabloScott

Criteria is "zero to one hundred". Although...

Criteria is "zero to one hundred".

Although "dozen" would appear before "e"... so belay my last.

Also - why is "one hundred" an H instead of an O?
Could be a regional thing... like in Iowa we...
01-08-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,817
Views: 309,869
Posted By veganbikes

He isn't getting any younger so I would imagine...

He isn't getting any younger so I would imagine his voice is suffering a bit. He is a professional I doubt he would phone it in unless he absolutely couldn't push further.
01-05-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By Steel Charlie

I have a couple of the Sugino ones as spares and...

I have a couple of the Sugino ones as spares and they had the key on them as well until they met Mr. File. I mean we're not talking about a Swiss movement watch here even tho those were made with...
12-29-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20,303
Views: 3,432,442
Posted By madpogue

Does Red Green have blue duct tape?

Does Red Green have blue duct tape?
12-25-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,286
Posted By Flatballer

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, etc to everyone....

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, etc to everyone. I hope you're able to spend it as best as possible this year.
12-22-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,286
Posted By ridethecliche

Just got the first dose of the vaccine. 🙃

Just got the first dose of the vaccine.

🙃
12-16-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,448
Posted By spelger

thanks. was looking for something called the tron...

thanks. was looking for something called the tron bike. i guess if i had selected it i owuld have noticed teh wheel color.

thanks again.
12-15-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,286
Posted By Flatballer

Yeah, it is a bummer. I read a really...

Yeah, it is a bummer.

I read a really interesting thing recently, that I now can't find to save my life, about how urban legends like that spread, and the value of them as social currency even...
12-14-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,580
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Hardly worthy, but...

I scored this nice Trek T100 for a good price from a local pawn shop, hoping I'd one day find the right lady to share it with. Not only did I find her, she agreed to marry me only if we rode the...
12-13-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 50,496
Posted By RobbieTunes

Mystery solved on "loose" stem/steerer with an...

Mystery solved on "loose" stem/steerer with an Innicycle.

Background: My 3rd or 4th Innicycle adapter, installed on an '88 Ironman, had an issue: No matter how tight the stem was tightened, it...
12-12-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 27,094
Posted By lpbllc

finally able to post a pix. The original...

finally able to post a pix.

The original owner said he thought he got it through Higher Gear, a shop and team out of Chicago. He said the frame wasn’t built for him but it was built up custom. ...
12-05-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,074
Posted By mstateglfr

"Are you pedestrians or vehicles? Make a...

"Are you pedestrians or vehicles? Make a choice!"
"never!"
12-05-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,074
Posted By livedarklions

Ex in-laws being ex is the one unadulterated...

Ex in-laws being ex is the one unadulterated benefit of divorce.
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