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Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 230,970
Posted By canyoneagle

Newly built 90ís Merckx Corsa-01 with Record 9...

Newly built 90ís Merckx Corsa-01 with Record 9 for consideration.
Fun project!

...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,929
Posted By downtube42

I've worked in engineering for 35 years, much of...

I've worked in engineering for 35 years, much of that time for Fortune 500 companies. In my experience, blatant dismissal of women's' capabilities and contributions in engineering is so common I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,199
Posted By growlerdinky

"goodly flex"

"goodly flex"
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 18,672
Posted By Ferrouscious

What's the point? To reduce the amount of skill...

What's the point? To reduce the amount of skill required to ride a bike. "What a stupide idea!" you say. No, not at all. Take downtube friction shifters. Can you shift them? I bet you can. Now can...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,267
Posted By TMonk

I can relate to the OP b/c I got my start riding...

I can relate to the OP b/c I got my start riding fixie bikes in college about 15 years ago.

Ryan, your sentiments are absolutely correct given your perspective. There's no other way around it. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 03:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,865
Posted By nomadmax

When looking at pro racers saddle height...

When looking at pro racers saddle height dynamically (IE while they're pedaling) it's important to note where they're perched on the saddle. When making big power on the flats they'll pull...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,865
Posted By woodcraft

I look at it that pros have plenty of leg...

I look at it that pros have plenty of leg strength, so favor better spin over maximum leverage.

IMO, too high of saddle is very common among road cyclists (as opposed to kids (BMX!) and folks JRA)...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 03:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,090
Posted By vespasianus

Well, if you go back 30 years, that is kinda how...

Well, if you go back 30 years, that is kinda how bikes were set up. I am going to assume that he is spending most of his time in the drops as well.

Hambini is an autistic 5 year old. He says so...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,394
Posted By guadzilla

To be clear, I am not *arguing* with you. You do...

To be clear, I am not *arguing* with you. You do you, I have no issues with that. Think of this as more of a discussion than anything even remotely adverserial.

That said, re your 2 points, here...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,610
Posted By Hapsmo911

Those are cleat wedges. I have a bit of varus...

Those are cleat wedges. I have a bit of varus tilt on my right foot
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By mercator

I had a torn achilles tendon a couple of years...

I had a torn achilles tendon a couple of years ago and it totally ruined my season. The initial cause was getting kicked playing soccer, but a few days later on a ride I felt an irritation and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,978
Posted By SethAZ

Dude took a great, perfectly serviceable bike and...

Dude took a great, perfectly serviceable bike and mummified it. In the prime of its life he decided it was too good to actually use, so he's going to bury it in a vault under Mt. Everest and throw...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,837
Posted By Trsnrtr

One person's "pearl" may be different than other...

One person's "pearl" may be different than other person's but valid in their experience. A little discussion is healthy but too much can turn the thread in to a battleground.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 230,970
Posted By botty kayer

I submit for judgement my recently assembled and...

I submit for judgement my recently assembled and tweaked Merckx MX Leader, with some nerdy matchy-matchy colours....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,160
Posted By Clipped_in

You do it as a cable prep during the...

You do it as a cable prep during the installation--not after. Put some grease on your fingers and working it along the exposed cable working it into the filaments. Then, run the cable inside the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 230,970
Posted By Cypress

She's traveled the country, won more races than I...

She's traveled the country, won more races than I can count, and is responsible for at least 200 "Uh Oh" emails. The only original equipment is the frame/fork (seatpost was warrantied twice),...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,457
Posted By asgelle

Or maybe the only relevant one. Given I often...

Or maybe the only relevant one. Given I often have to be home at a certain time, how would I know what routes I can ride without some idea of my average speed?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,693
Posted By terrymorse

Driver Repays a Kindness—Breaks Stereotype

Every once in a while, a driver does something nice for a cyclist. That happened to me yesterday.

I was in foggy Sky Londa in the Santa Cruz Mountains, at the summit of Highway 84, ready for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,500
Posted By merlinextraligh

To paraphrase Abraham Lincoln, a manís legs...

To paraphrase Abraham Lincoln, a manís legs should be long enough to reach the ground.

A riderís stem should be long enough to balance that rider on the bike.

whether thatís 80 mm or 140 mm or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,739
Posted By philbob57

The only advantage I found in clipless over toe...

The only advantage I found in clipless over toe clips/straps or pinned flats is that acceleration was easier, because I really could pull up with the clipless. I never got the hang of getting out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,248
Posted By Weakbikr

Finally got a 16 mile an hour ride.

I'm sure this is unbelievably slow for alot of folks here. I've been close a few times but never finished with a 16 mph average. Well saturday I got my first at 16.0. Me and my father in law rode our...
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