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12-04-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 3,544
Posted By GlennR

Wasn't there a topic like this yesterday, last...

Wasn't there a topic like this yesterday, last week, last month, last year....

I just wave when I jump on someone's wheel.
11-13-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,255
Posted By GlennR

My Emonda SLR handles like a Ferrari ...

My Emonda SLR handles like a Ferrari
https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/preserve.jpg

My SuperX handles like a Escalade
https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/SuperX_Bethpage.JPG
11-08-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,509
Posted By GlennR

They should be as careful when making condoms....

They should be as careful when making condoms. The ramifications are longer lasting.
11-04-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,659
Posted By GlennR

I would never do business with anyone that did...

I would never do business with anyone that did that.

I would also complain directly to Trek.

Leaving a deposit on a order is a contract.
11-03-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,659
Posted By GlennR

If you placed an order and gave a deposit, they...

If you placed an order and gave a deposit, they will honor the price.
11-02-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,353
Posted By GlennR

There's more to wheels than price and aero. ...

There's more to wheels than price and aero.

First is the budget, a 20 year old might not have the disposable income of a 50 year old.

I've only owned 2 sets of carbon wheels. I has Easton for 3...
10-27-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By GlennR

Bad things happen to people all the time. I...

Bad things happen to people all the time.

I wish I was wealthy like Jeff Bezos and help everyone that asks, but i'm just a poor retired slob on a fixed income. So I can only help family and try to...
10-20-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By GlennR

This might help... I dismantle the bike every...

This might help... I dismantle the bike every winter and use a ultrasonic cleaner, with just hot water and Dawn,to clean the parts. But I do clean the cassette with Simple Green and a tooth brush...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,046
Posted By GlennR

I have a Road and CX bike.

I have a Road and CX bike.
10-18-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By GlennR

Yes it is. Seriously I clean the bike every...

Yes it is.

Seriously I clean the bike every week which is around 150 miles.


I have a CX bike that is my winter and foul weather bike. I ride it about 1000 miles a year in rain, snow and wit...
10-18-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By GlennR

Soap and water. After 20,000+ miles ...

Soap and water.

After 20,000+ miles
https://i.imgur.com/m2S6Cvz.jpg
10-14-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,165
Posted By GlennR

Favorite whine: "Damn it's raining again. I...

Favorite whine:

"Damn it's raining again. I don't want to ride in the rain and I hate getting wet".
10-10-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,918
Posted By GlennR

You first, at my age I rather not hit the...

You first, at my age I rather not hit the pavement.
10-09-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,918
Posted By GlennR

But if you are out of the saddle when it skips...

But if you are out of the saddle when it skips you can go down and hit the pavement.
To me, cleaning and maintaining my bike is part of the experience
10-08-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,918
Posted By GlennR

I think the Park tool is a bit more "idiot"...

I think the Park tool is a bit more "idiot" proof, and I need all the help I can get ;)
10-07-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,918
Posted By GlennR

I have the $10 version, works like a charm. I get...

I have the $10 version, works like a charm. I get around 3000 miles before the .5 drops in.
https://www.parktool.com/assets/img/product/_productEnlarged/CC-3.2_001.jpg
09-29-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By GlennR

Sure but it's not cheap.

Sure but it's not cheap.
Forum: Northeast
09-25-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By GlennR

Jones Beach weather

As we all know the weather, specifically the wind and direction at Jones Beach is very different than the weather at Cedar Creek.

I found a weather station located at the main mall at the southern...
09-19-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,577
Posted By GlennR

Best accessory i've purchased. ...

Best accessory i've purchased.
https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/fenders.jpg
09-19-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4,217
Views: 651,466
Posted By GlennR

https://i.imgur.com/lmiMrAA.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/lmiMrAA.jpg
09-18-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,175
Posted By GlennR

You're about 17 months too late.

You're about 17 months too late.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 9,146
Posted By GlennR

I wasn't implying it's done on purpose. I...

I wasn't implying it's done on purpose.

I see people, some with headphones on, that don't hold a line and weave. So passing them is a matter of timing and I try to do it safely. But if they weave...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 9,146
Posted By GlennR

There are fan blades on the compressor. Just...

There are fan blades on the compressor. Just saying... ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 9,146
Posted By GlennR

I take safety seriously. Sure hope you keep a...

I take safety seriously. Sure hope you keep a straight line or you can get elbowed into the curb when being passed if you wonder
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By GlennR

Figure it will cost a bit over $1000 to fix. A...

Figure it will cost a bit over $1000 to fix. A new bike similar will.cost over $2500.
Can you afford a new bike?
09-13-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,428
Posted By GlennR

Need vs want. It's a balance.

Need vs want.

It's a balance.
09-12-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By GlennR

Might ask here: ...

Might ask here:
https://www.bikeforums.net/forum-suggestions-user-assistance/
09-12-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4,217
Views: 651,466
Posted By GlennR

https://i.imgur.com/GaN4FK3.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/GaN4FK3.jpg
09-11-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By GlennR

When i bought my first carbon bike I got a...

When i bought my first carbon bike I got a professional fit. I quickly realized that my left cleat needs to be moved back a few mm and I felt much better. In the 5 years since i've replaced the 90mm...
09-10-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,153
Posted By GlennR

Rudy Project Rydon glasses with clear photo...

Rudy Project Rydon glasses with clear photo chromatic lens and prescription insert.They change quickly and are great when on a long ride and don't get home till after dark.

My prescription...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,518
Posted By GlennR

I bet there some history between Specialized and...

I bet there some history between Specialized and the new owners.
09-09-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,236
Posted By GlennR

Welcome to Bike Forums. I hope this topic is...

Welcome to Bike Forums.

I hope this topic is not a sign of things to come.
09-08-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,053
Posted By GlennR

Last summer I was heading home and decided to...

Last summer I was heading home and decided to pass the last bathroom. About 5 miles from home I had to go... really bad. I knew I was 2 miles from the MUP int he preserve but it started to "crown". I...
09-08-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,463
Posted By GlennR

Porsche, don't think you can get one for $40. ...

Porsche, don't think you can get one for $40.
https://i.imgur.com/4uLKcni.jpg
09-08-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,463
Posted By GlennR

When i was a kid I pulled broken bikes out of the...

When i was a kid I pulled broken bikes out of the trash and mix-n-matched parts.. I rode the rap out of them.

I guess it was better than walking and I didn't care what others thought.
09-08-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,966
Posted By GlennR

Sure... i only got 29,000 miles on my original...

Sure... i only got 29,000 miles on my original Red cassette before it needed to be replaced. I'm afraid that the chainrings and derailleurs might only last another 10,000 miles.

And do we need...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,159
Posted By GlennR

Once I made the left I had clear space and time...

Once I made the left I had clear space and time to figure it out.

Would up being something between the petal and carbon leaf spring that increased the tension. It was corrected by using a...
09-05-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,465
Posted By GlennR

When my son started at age 15 doing triathlons...

When my son started at age 15 doing triathlons and crits on his on a Specialized Allez with 105 ($700) and regularly finished ahead of others with much more expensive bikes. At 17 he saved up enough...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,311
Posted By GlennR

You should try Backjack gum.. the flavor lasts...

You should try Backjack gum.. the flavor lasts long after you spit it out.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a2/Black_jacks_gum2.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,311
Posted By GlennR

How about: The team I rooted for lost, i'll...

How about:

The team I rooted for lost, i'll never watch sports again.
They person i voted for lost, i'll never vote again
My wife didn't like what I was wearing, i'll never wear cloths again.
09-04-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,996
Posted By GlennR

If you ride a lot then it does matter. ...

If you ride a lot then it does matter.

Cycling specific clothing does help reduce chafing and sweat absorption and cooling.

Cotton is just about the worse since once it gets wet, it stays wet.
09-02-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By GlennR

Glad you're back in the saddle. Now giddy yap...

Glad you're back in the saddle. Now giddy yap cowboy.

https://d3m2ca683sarz5.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/24083707/bVvQPMZ.jpg
09-02-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,503
Posted By GlennR

It won't damage the bike.

It won't damage the bike.
08-31-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,942
Posted By GlennR

Get in a low gear and spin. If you try to...

Get in a low gear and spin.

If you try to "muscle" up in a higher gear, then you put pressure on your knees.
08-31-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,117
Posted By GlennR

I've owned this 74 VW since new and made a few...

I've owned this 74 VW since new and made a few upgrades over the years. There's nothing like the sound of an aircooled engine running at 6000rpm and the smell of rich premium fuel in the exhaust....
08-29-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 363,219
Posted By GlennR

I grew up when cars didn't have collision...

I grew up when cars didn't have collision avoidance, air bags, antilock braking, right side mirrors, seat belts or padded dash.

Just because I survived I wouldn't want my to drive my grandchildren...
08-29-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,723
Posted By GlennR

You might want a shoe with a very stiff sole......

You might want a shoe with a very stiff sole... similar to cycling shoes.
08-29-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By GlennR

It's cheaper in the long run to buy a lighter...

It's cheaper in the long run to buy a lighter bike (frame and components) in the first place than to replace new parts with lighter new parts.

My Emonda SLR....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 414,963
Posted By GlennR

On vacation in northern Connecticut on a ride...

On vacation in northern Connecticut on a ride with my son.

https://i.imgur.com/ck8H5yV.jpg
08-28-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 6,285
Posted By GlennR

I ride from home so my keys stay in the garage. I...

I ride from home so my keys stay in the garage. I place my cell phone, expired drivers license and $20 in a ziplock bag in my center jersey pocket.

When i do drive to a remote start, I have a...
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