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Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,953
Posted By WhyFi

The obvious benefit, and the reason that most...

The obvious benefit, and the reason that most move to tubeless, is the reduced likelihood and frequency of flats.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By Bob Dopolina

2021 Taiwan Manufacturing and Price increases

Just thought I'd throw this out there.

The first thing to note is the likelihood that there will be pricing increases across the board on goods made in Taiwan. This is due to the incredibly strong...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,810
Posted By mackgoo

Bianchi Ti Mega Tube. I bought it because it's a...

Bianchi Ti Mega Tube. I bought it because it's a Bianchi and very unique. I love it.


...
07-27-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 8,073
Views: 2,602,528
Posted By WimVDD

My 1992 Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra (one of the rare...

My 1992 Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra (one of the rare ones that's built from Columbus Max tubes) "modernized" with a 2000's 10 speed Campagnolo Chorus/Record groupset.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,433
Posted By Rides4Beer

I'm very interested as well, one day I'll get a...

I'm very interested as well, one day I'll get a pm and be able to do some valid comparisons. Looking at BRR's data, I'm giving up around 20w with the Terra Speeds (for the pair), well, prob more at...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 474,779
Posted By Bah Humbug

My instinct would be to keep axes away from...

My instinct would be to keep axes away from kitchen knife stuff, but I have no evidence for that (nor any experience with an axe in the last three decades).

Knife-wise, the default budget option...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,899
Posted By rubiksoval

My gear is never perfect and I've never really...

My gear is never perfect and I've never really had a choice of gear. I typically have one thing I train on and one thing I race on (wheels), or I use the same thing for both. However, four or so...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 474,779
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Hot cut of the summer right here. Looks like the...

Hot cut of the summer right here. Looks like the woodwinds are sight reading off of tablets (we're totally living in the future now). I'm dying to know what the screens look like!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 33,832
Posted By sarhog

Gravel race shot near Saluda,NC last weekend. ...

Gravel race shot near Saluda,NC last weekend. Cameraman hiding in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,899
Posted By burnthesheep

I read his stuff, and I read most of the long...

I read his stuff, and I read most of the long back and forth topic on another forum about it. I had an opinion at the time, but I'll keep it to myself to keep this on-topic. I've even changed that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,611
Posted By guadzilla

They look awesome. If you feel differently,...

They look awesome.

If you feel differently, it's ok too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 01:39 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,371
Posted By SurferCyclist

There's a couple of riders around here who do 3-4...

There's a couple of riders around here who do 3-4 mile "rides" just to get a KOM. You can see the start finish places of their rides so obviously went out purely for purpose of getting KOM. Whatever...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,684
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

My answer to the OP is one foot for every 10 mph....

My answer to the OP is one foot for every 10 mph. That works. Descending, I tell people to space themselves 20'-40' apart. There's no reason to get close when your doing 40-50 mph.

These drafting...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,684
Posted By Bah Humbug

I was actually staying on-topic. But yeah, it’s...

I was actually staying on-topic. But yeah, it’s dumb, and irresponsible. Doubly so if people depend on you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,684
Posted By AlgarveCycling

Many years ago in South Africa, we had a local...

Many years ago in South Africa, we had a local circuit that was a free-for-all and it was - and still is I believe - for anyone to jump in and out of at any time and groups would form. If you could...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,899
Posted By trekmogul

I buy PLASTIC WHEELS" that appeal to me since I...

I buy PLASTIC WHEELS" that appeal to me since I am the one paying for them is how I look at it.. quite simple logic honestly..


...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,684
Posted By tomato coupe

That's why so many centuries now have...

That's why so many centuries now have confessionals set up at the aid stations.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,684
Posted By Wooderson

I think riding in groups can made some rides more...

I think riding in groups can made some rides more enjoyable, and if all parties are willing, then I don't see the harm. But the key word is 'willing'. Different strokes for different folks. You...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,684
Posted By RChung

Hyperloop.

Hyperloop.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 412,647
Posted By Shinjukan

Just one of the many bodies of water in my home...

Just one of the many bodies of water in my home county.
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,684
Posted By guadzilla

Dude, why? You have just hit reset and...

Dude, why? You have just hit reset and started the whole discussion again.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 03:30 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,684
Posted By nomadmax

What this thread has clearly shown is that many...

What this thread has clearly shown is that many cyclists think it's unsafe or untoward to draft someone you might happen upon during your ride. So the response consensus here is; drafting someone you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 01:11 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,899
Posted By trekmogul

Love my "PLASTIC WHEELS"

I am in the "JUST BECAUSE CAMP" with my 8+ Sets of plastic wheels.. I have no idea if they make me any faster/better at all but nothing like the pleasure I get riding on them..:)

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,899
Posted By asgelle

No, but if you look at the equations of motion as...

No, but if you look at the equations of motion as in Martin et al. http://www.recumbents.com/wisil/MartinDocs/Validation%20of%20a%20mathematical%20model%20for%20road%20cycling.pdf you would see there...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,178
Posted By dr_max

don’t worry, you can buy speed ...

don’t worry, you can buy speed

https://www.google.ca/amp/s/cyclingtips.com/2010/04/biggest-bang-for-your-buck-in-time-trial-equipment/amp/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,966
Posted By jimmyodonnell

The Mille GT line use a cut that's slightly more...

The Mille GT line use a cut that's slightly more relaxed and the inseams on the legs are longer than their other lines -- I bought Mille GTs and sent them back because the cuffs were down to my knees...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,966
Posted By Clipped_in

I'm 6'-3" tall and 210#. The Assos XL size in...

I'm 6'-3" tall and 210#. The Assos XL size in the Equipe series fit me like they are custom made. I have worn a lot of different mid/high-end bibs over the years. Two years ago I bought 3 sets of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,684
Posted By Bah Humbug

In your story, how long is “a while”? Because you...

In your story, how long is “a while”? Because you can’t possibly believe people should be aware of you tailing then and modify their behavior accordingly and you’re not an ******* for doing it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,684
Posted By phrantic09

There is no safe distance for an uninvited draft...

There is no safe distance for an uninvited draft in a Covid world.

Passed a guy last week with probably a 5mph differential. I suffer from pretty bad post nasal drip and needed to spit about 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,966
Posted By Gundo

I'm a XL on their sizing guide in all except...

I'm a XL on their sizing guide in all except height. I bought a L based on the fact that I had bought a pair of Assos Mille GT shorts in XL and sent them back because there were too big. The large is...
06-22-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,439
Posted By mackgoo

Back from the plater. Sit for a month then off to...

Back from the plater. Sit for a month then off to install the decals and clear, then it's all down hill....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,836
Posted By Iride01

I guess if you do something once and write about...

I guess if you do something once and write about it in a thread, then you must do it every time the opportunity happens. And of course we must assume that the other cyclist was annoyed and...
06-19-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By valve_timing

97 Lemond Zurich

New bike day well next week on my birthday the 24th I scored on 97 lemond 55cm Reynolds 853 and carbon fork super excited for this ride and excited to go the neo retro route eventually . Here are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,751
Posted By tagaproject6

You cannot drope the hamer without "the look". It...

You cannot drope the hamer without "the look". It is a prerequisite to the hamer drope Did you give anyone "the look'?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 281,603
Posted By holybinch

Lo and behold... ...

Lo and behold...
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Royal pain in the cones to seat the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,563
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is actually not true at all. Everyone knows...

This is actually not true at all. Everyone knows the person who wins a race is always the one with the most money to spend on bike stuff. That's why the pros don't even train anymore, they all work...
06-16-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,307
Posted By kansukee

This came out to 19.8 pounds without really...

This came out to 19.8 pounds without really trying. Not one single carbon part in this bike so yes, a good solid steel frame bike under 20 pounds is certainly doable. Running 25s but I have put 27s...
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