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Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-21, 02:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,448
Posted By Fox Farm

Well to the OP, I feel your frustration. I have...

Well to the OP, I feel your frustration. I have abandoned Speedplay when they stoped offering replacement cleats for their X series. Owning two bikes with X2 and four pair of road shoes, a switch...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,763
Posted By Fox Farm

The comments suggesting spend the money and cry...

The comments suggesting spend the money and cry once are honest and true. The stuff will or should last and only need to be replaced perhaps every 10 years and longer. I have perhaps 7 pair of bib...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By Fox Farm

I use Krietler and have the killer headwind unit....

I use Krietler and have the killer headwind unit. It works well, offers good resistance and blows wind on you to cool you down
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-21, 02:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By Fox Farm

Save yourself from trial and error and get Assos.

Save yourself from trial and error and get Assos.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,274
Posted By Fox Farm

You are right to be pissed off with this...

You are right to be pissed off with this behaviour. It is one thing if it is a solo cyclist blowing an intersection. I did that a lot in my early 20s. Called it threading the needle. Stupid. But for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 22,267
Posted By Fox Farm

I have been here since 2004. It was a bit more...

I have been here since 2004. It was a bit more fun some years ago with PCad and CampagForLife posting. I get sort of tired of the "what frame should I buy, a Specialized or a Trek..." posts.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 555,655
Posted By Fox Farm

Brings back memories! I lived in Tucson in the...

Brings back memories! I lived in Tucson in the middle 1980s and we rode that all of the time. Back then, most of Tucson did not have the extensive network of bike lanes that now exist.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 275,491
Posted By Fox Farm

Really nice!

Really nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 946,356
Posted By Fox Farm

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x720/merlin_2b71bfae78c5955f1fd68255774f93de2cab25e0.jpg
My Merlin. I first posted images of this bike way back on page 5 of this thread I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 23,831
Posted By Fox Farm

I ride a Merlin (before Litespeed bought them)...

I ride a Merlin (before Litespeed bought them) from 2001. 20 years later and a few group updates I still ride it regularly. Super bike and I would be very sad if something happened to it. Probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 275,491
Posted By Fox Farm

Although the chocolate color saddle and bar tape...

Although the chocolate color saddle and bar tape is nice, it is introducing a 4th color which makes things busy. If both were black, the red accents would really pop out. Now they are fighting with...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 275,491
Posted By Fox Farm

Nice bike but the ENVE and Specialized names are...

Nice bike but the ENVE and Specialized names are just too loud and detract from the overall look.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,129
Posted By Fox Farm

Black

Black
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,420
Posted By Fox Farm

I agree. However in the early 80s when I lived...

I agree. However in the early 80s when I lived on my bike, meaning that I almost never drove my auto, I had a big handle bar bag, like you would use on a touring bike, but I used it on my everyday...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,562
Posted By Fox Farm

Ok, so then get a top of the line Ridley and...

Ok, so then get a top of the line Ridley and build it with Campy Record 12 speed EPS if new bling is what you want.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,562
Posted By Fox Farm

Stop looking at other bikes and look up the road...

Stop looking at other bikes and look up the road and enjoy your ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-20, 02:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fox Farm

Yes, the 10 speed stuff, although excellent, has...

Yes, the 10 speed stuff, although excellent, has been passed by the shifting quality of the most recent generation of 11 speed and current 12 speed stuff. Front and rear derailleur are faster...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By Fox Farm

Same experience here for me with tape. Have used...

Same experience here for me with tape. Have used Tufo tape for about 20 years, quick, easy but yes it should be applied to clean rims. Used regular glue also for many years but the need to wait a day...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 32,749
Posted By Fox Farm

Ok, I'll jump into this pissing contest. I do...

Ok, I'll jump into this pissing contest. I do own some Rapha stuff, Cargo Bib tights, Bib knickers in winter weight, bib shorts, wind front jersey short sleeve and long sleeve, base layer and a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By Fox Farm

In that price range, aluminum is the best weight...

In that price range, aluminum is the best weight to stiffness to dollar value. Likely the weight of the bikes that you are looking at (non all that light weight for that matter) is attributed to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,436
Posted By Fox Farm

Just stick it into your jersey pocket.

Just stick it into your jersey pocket.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,780
Posted By Fox Farm

I have used Conti's, 4000 and 5000 tires for some...

I have used Conti's, 4000 and 5000 tires for some time now and they are great, no doubt. However I have recently switched to using Vittoria Corsa Graphene 2.0 tires and WOW! These are really nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,605
Posted By Fox Farm

I like your story! Some years ago, while...

I like your story! Some years ago, while descending a big long canyon in Utah on my Ti road bike, I was really hitting it hard, carving the corners and using most of the road. It was late in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,083
Posted By Fox Farm

I don't fully get where you are going with...

I don't fully get where you are going with mothballing the bike. Keep it out, ride it. Sure, get a new bike better suited to your current situation but why put it away???? I ride my 2000 Merlin Ti...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,335
Posted By Fox Farm

I have rim brakes on my two road bikes and disks...

I have rim brakes on my two road bikes and disks on my gravel bike and mountain bike. For me, the improvements and or benefits of disks are that yes, they do work well but not that much better than...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-19, 02:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,337
Posted By Fox Farm

If I could be the alternative voice of reason, go...

If I could be the alternative voice of reason, go mechanical and put some great and "expensive" wheels on the bike rather than electronics. I ride an Orbea Orca mechanical (Campy) with great wheels....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,127
Posted By Fox Farm

Save a lot of money and buy some BOYD wheels, in...

Save a lot of money and buy some BOYD wheels, in my opinion.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,361
Posted By Fox Farm

++++ exactly

++++ exactly
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 02:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,677
Posted By Fox Farm

You can easily buy a frame and fork from Ritchey

You can easily buy a frame and fork from Ritchey
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