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12-06-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I think you're being smart. Trek says 275, ah,...

I think you're being smart. Trek says 275, ah, for a reason. Might not know the reason, but you gotta respect it. Meantime, focus simply on getting more and more time in the saddle of the MB.
12-05-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By Koyote

What is the point of this poll? Why do you want...

What is the point of this poll? Why do you want to know?
12-05-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 689
Posted By Kapusta

I would not let chain cross-compatibility weigh...

I would not let chain cross-compatibility weigh much on my drivetrain choice.

But thatís me.
12-04-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By C9H13N

Since you apparently have no interest in using...

Since you apparently have no interest in using it, why donít you donate it to someone who will?
12-02-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By Russ Roth

Microshift will get you 10sp and 11sp dynasys...

Microshift will get you 10sp and 11sp dynasys shifting in the brake levers and probably have other shifters as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 969
Posted By msu2001la

I'd swap it out just to be safe. It's a...

I'd swap it out just to be safe.
It's a slippery slope on the Fred scale.. if you start accepting a longer-than-necessary rear derailleur cage, what's next? Valve stem caps? MTB pedals? A couple of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,306
Posted By Reflector Guy

I went to check out that other thread.... I...

I went to check out that other thread.... I hadn't seen it previously (and why would I, I have a bike that actually fits). I didn't know he also bought a Felt.

How many bikes does he have now? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 969
Posted By seypat

Your competitors will be looking more at your...

Your competitors will be looking more at your socks to see if they are the right length and match your kit.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,306
Posted By Moisture

That reminds me, gotta go check out that section...

That reminds me, gotta go check out that section rofl
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,306
Posted By Koyote

He has posted some pics like that. The position...

He has posted some pics like that. The position reminded me of Mrs. Doubtfire, though a little bit less aero.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,306
Posted By WhyFi

There's an old saying about having two ears and...

There's an old saying about having two ears and one mouth, and that one should listen twice as much as one talks. The problem here, it seems, is that he's got a ratio of ten typin' fingers to two...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,306
Posted By Badger6

You need to post less, and read more. A lot more....

You need to post less, and read more. A lot more. We are trying to help you, but it seems pointless if you refuse to help yourself.
12-01-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By dedhed

Topographic maps have been doing that for...

Topographic maps have been doing that for centuries.

​​​​​​https://en-us.topographic-map.com/maps/q7cx/Rosarito/

​​​​​​https://en-us.topographic-map.com/maps/wfcb/Li%C3%A8ge/
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,306
Posted By Badger6

You have a hand in this.

You have a hand in this.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,306
Posted By Koyote

I don't think people hate you around here; I...

I don't think people hate you around here; I certainly do not. But the passage in bold is an opportunity for introspection and self-discovery.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,306
Posted By WhyFi

You say that as if he wasn't given that...

You say that as if he wasn't given that opportunity... repeatedly.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,306
Posted By mstateglfr

It appears you have to have missed a lot of...

It appears you have to have missed a lot of posts. From the first thread he started, the claims of expertise with regard to geometry and fit were aggressive and wrong. The glaringly incorrect and...
11-30-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,810
Posted By weekend30rider

Good people, this is such a great forum. Thanks...

Good people, this is such a great forum. Thanks for all the responses. After trying out a bunch of bikes (hard to do in this shortage), comparing a wide variety including the Defy and the...
11-30-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,137
Posted By Reflector Guy

Most likely, dumpster fires.

Most likely, dumpster fires.
11-30-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,137
Posted By 70sSanO

I missed the airport part. That pretty much...

I missed the airport part. That pretty much settles that this is just trolling.

No company is going to pay someone to ship their own bike to ride around commercial buildings to check on them. ...
11-30-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,137
Posted By njkayaker

He wants a bike for security rounds that, for...

He wants a bike for security rounds that, for some mysterious reason, isn't being bought by whomever is paying him.
He also wants a bike for personal use (one that is fast* and can easily be taken...
11-29-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,693
Posted By Route 66

I'm beginning to think that the OP has little or...

I'm beginning to think that the OP has little or no interest in this thread. :foo:
11-29-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,621
Posted By livedarklions

Give it time. somebody will try. "One gear is...

Give it time. somebody will try. "One gear is plenty", or try to talk him into a 9 gear triple, or the like.
11-29-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,621
Posted By genejockey

Lordy, is that the truth. Every time I've asked...

Lordy, is that the truth. Every time I've asked people here to talk me out of buying something, they do the opposite. Hence, 9 bikes.
11-29-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,621
Posted By genejockey

Then you need to get Dura Ace or you'll always...

Then you need to get Dura Ace or you'll always wonder/regret.
11-29-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,621
Posted By Koyote

If you want D/A, get it. Then you'll never...

If you want D/A, get it. Then you'll never second-guess the decision.

If you need justification, then okay, here it is: D/A is better than Ultegra.
11-29-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,137
Posted By mstateglfr

A local city park uses private security to...

A local city park uses private security to monitor the park and open/close gates(its a massive park). That contractor supplies employees with a vehicle.
Landscape companies provide vehicles for...
11-29-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,621
Posted By mstateglfr

the frame

the frame
11-29-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,621
Posted By Rdmonster69

I guarantee with no reservation that the only...

I guarantee with no reservation that the only time I will know the difference is when I look at the bike. I just want it.
11-29-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,137
Posted By mstateglfr

Wouldnt your employer supply you with the bike?

Wouldnt your employer supply you with the bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,306
Posted By Riveting

I've never considered adding anyone to my ignore...

I've never considered adding anyone to my ignore list, until now. But the comedy is gold, so I won't.
11-29-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,137
Posted By indyfabz

Or a golf cart. Maybe the OP should post...

Or a golf cart.

Maybe the OP should post here:

Buggies Gone Wild Golf Cart Forum (https://www.buggiesgonewild.com/)
11-29-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,137
Posted By Riveting

I thought a simple e-scooter would be a fine...

I thought a simple e-scooter would be a fine vehicle to patrol an industrial complex with, especially if going indoors to patrol.
11-29-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 883
Posted By Tusk

Couple years ago I was just off the intercoastal...

Couple years ago I was just off the intercoastal waterway near Cumberland Island and noticed an alligator on the bank. He swam off and returned to his spot with a Ray in his mouth, which he ate. A...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,306
Posted By Reflector Guy

In my mind, I was trying to calculate how many...

In my mind, I was trying to calculate how many possible combinations he has available to him; all those different stem lengths and stack heights and bars and chainring diameters and crankarm lengths....
11-29-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,484
Posted By prj71

Lol. Just like older cars were better made...

Lol. Just like older cars were better made right?!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,664
Posted By Sy Reene

Actually, the dark satin blue ain't too bad: ...

Actually, the dark satin blue ain't too bad:

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11-29-21, 12:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,137
Posted By Leisesturm

Five whole minutes I am never going to get back...

Five whole minutes I am never going to get back ... :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By Defy Dene

Iím amazed at the help everybody is giving me so...

Iím amazed at the help everybody is giving me so far!
I stumbled on a helpful site it looks like.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 11:42 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,306
Posted By mstateglfr

nope

nope
11-28-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,693
Posted By Maelochs

Hazards of learning to ride a bike as an adult...

Hazards of learning to ride a bike as an adult ....
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Your friends will mess you up...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By mschwett

i underwent a similar journey, although my issues...

i underwent a similar journey, although my issues are heart related rather than weight and joints.

in eco mode, the giant is basically matching your output - i.e. double the total power. you put...
11-28-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,137
Posted By 10 Wheels

Get A Small Motorcycle.

Get A Small Motorcycle.
11-28-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,137
Posted By skidder

How about a little more detail on the firewatch...

How about a little more detail on the firewatch and response issues that you'll be dealing with that necessitates you having a bicycle; you might be using those terms differently than they are...
11-28-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By Rolla

I can run 700 X 43mm Gravel King SKs on my Black...

I can run 700 X 43mm Gravel King SKs on my Black Mountain Monster Cross with fenders.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,664
Posted By jaxgtr

They are moving them to the T47 with the 2022

They are moving them to the T47 with the 2022
11-28-21, 09:20 AM
11-28-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,745
Posted By Maelochs

I have one bike with a 48-38-28 triple ..... I...

I have one bike with a 48-38-28 triple ..... I assume with a11-XX cassette it would be fine because very few casual riders spin out 50x11 (33 mph on the flats at 90 rpm .... how many can hit 120 rpm...
11-27-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,276
Posted By Paul Barnard

I got the crank out today and reinstalled the BB...

I got the crank out today and reinstalled the BB sans any spacers at all. Everything looks well aligned. All that remains is running the shift and brake cables, wrapping the bars and putting the...
11-26-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Maelochs

"Better than Walmart" is what used to be called a...

"Better than Walmart" is what used to be called a back-handed compliment ......
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