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Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 304
Posted By shelbyfv

See the Doc:foo:

See the Doc:foo:
10-16-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By shelbyfv

You are buying both the Journeyman and the LHT? ...

You are buying both the Journeyman and the LHT? https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1185749-help-me-officially-build-my-surly-long-haul-trucker.html :foo:
10-15-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,522
Posted By shelbyfv

Maybe a quote will alert the OP that we are...

Maybe a quote will alert the OP that we are hoping for an update.:thumb:
10-15-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,563
Posted By shelbyfv

It seems chain longevity can legitimately vary. I...

It seems chain longevity can legitimately vary. I don't track my component mileage but according to Strava I've done about 6000 miles since I resumed riding in April. I have no idea how many miles I...
10-14-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 955
Posted By shelbyfv

Nope, not gonna bite....

Nope, not gonna bite....
10-14-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 426
Posted By shelbyfv

Good to hear! FWIW, it doesn't seem there will...

Good to hear! FWIW, it doesn't seem there will be any question going forward. Seems as if manufacturers are going to T/A when their stock of older frames is exhausted.
10-14-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,590
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, OP "brought it" and started a tire thread...

Well, OP "brought it" and started a tire thread the very same day. Curiously, it doesn't seem he had anything to contribute.:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 847
Posted By shelbyfv

If you need to ask, you probably should buy...

If you need to ask, you probably should buy locally. Mail order works best for folks who know what they want and have some level of expertise. Also, if the new bike should become too small for you,...
10-14-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By shelbyfv

I think the lowest level SRAM road group is Apex...

I think the lowest level SRAM road group is Apex 10 speed. Your choices are 1X or 2X.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By shelbyfv

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I've...
10-14-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 426
Posted By shelbyfv

My experience with QR and discs was that the...

My experience with QR and discs was that the caliper often needed to be realigned when the front wheel was removed/replaced. A small variation that would be acceptable with rim brakes would cause...
10-13-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,590
Posted By shelbyfv

A quick Google will reveal that OP is "well...

A quick Google will reveal that OP is "well known" on the internet, so either is possible.
10-13-19, 12:51 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd surely look the part on that thing but I...

I'd surely look the part on that thing but I don't have any trick skills worth paying to watch:(
10-12-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,590
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, training for "time trials" is serious...

Yep, training for "time trials" is serious business, not to be confused with mere "pleasure riding." :thumb:
10-12-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 22,606
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't know why this silly thread rose from the...

I don't know why this silly thread rose from the dead:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By shelbyfv

The circus is looking for their bike:thumb:

The circus is looking for their bike:thumb:
10-12-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 426
Posted By shelbyfv

You are fortunate they stepped up to at least a...

You are fortunate they stepped up to at least a front thru axle. QRs and disc brakes are an unhappy match, especially on the front.
10-11-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 426
Posted By shelbyfv

Thru axle?

Thru axle?
10-11-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,590
Posted By shelbyfv

Don't be coy, go ahead and start a thread for the...

Don't be coy, go ahead and start a thread for the first of your topics:thumb:
10-11-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,590
Posted By shelbyfv

If you don't have something to sell, a product...

If you don't have something to sell, a product "under development" or a website to promote, have at it. If it involves a motor, put it in Ebike.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,088
Posted By shelbyfv

You need to contact forum member "my ti." ...

You need to contact forum member "my ti." Apparently he was not pleased with the Madone and quickly returned it. IIRC, he was clyde and a half+ so would likely have thoughts about the stiffness.
10-11-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,522
Posted By shelbyfv

How about an update from OP on collegiate racing?

How about an update from OP on collegiate racing?
10-11-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By shelbyfv

Another way to get traffic on your blog would be...

Another way to get traffic on your blog would be to post the link in the "Blogger's Forum" section.
Forum: Introductions
10-11-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By shelbyfv

Welcome! I expect your enjoyment of cycling will...

Welcome! I expect your enjoyment of cycling will grow as you become able to do significant mileage. FWIW, for those who can't let go of politics during the time spent on BF, there is a P&R...
10-11-19, 05:32 AM
10-09-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 699
Posted By shelbyfv

This is mostly beyond my comprehension but my...

This is mostly beyond my comprehension but my Edge 530 instructions specifically said that the Bluetooth connection must be made via the Connect app and not through the phone BT. I left the phone...
10-08-19, 04:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 741
Posted By shelbyfv

Someone went to a lot of trouble trying to turn...

Someone went to a lot of trouble trying to turn that pig's ear into a silk purse.
10-07-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By shelbyfv

Try holding the large lever stationary while...

Try holding the large lever stationary while clicking the small.
10-03-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,177
Posted By shelbyfv

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I got mine today. I think the "five" and "ten" mean 500 and 1000...
10-02-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By shelbyfv

Looks as if Bubba has lost some weight;)

Looks as if Bubba has lost some weight;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,073
Posted By shelbyfv

Reinforces why engineers and physicists have to...

Reinforces why engineers and physicists have to go to school and the importance of the scientific method. "Sounds good to me" can quickly lead one astray:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By shelbyfv

Looks like a fun and scenic ride, congrats!:thumb:

Looks like a fun and scenic ride, congrats!:thumb:
09-27-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,610
Posted By shelbyfv

If I had to ride a tri bike every day, I'd...

If I had to ride a tri bike every day, I'd probably look for a reason to cut the season short! Swimming is good winter exercise if you can get past all the cooties in the water.
09-27-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,610
Posted By shelbyfv

Does seem as if trolls were once less repetitive.

Does seem as if trolls were once less repetitive.
09-26-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,734
Posted By shelbyfv

:popcorn

:popcorn
09-26-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,734
Posted By shelbyfv

Nope, not unreasonable but maybe not necessary....

Nope, not unreasonable but maybe not necessary. If you are considering moving from your BMX/ trick bike to an adult road or mtb, "stand over" isn't something you hear much about anymore. Also, most...
09-26-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,734
Posted By shelbyfv

If I had already given relevant size info in the...

If I had already given relevant size info in the ad, I might not respond if I had other prospects. Lot's of sellers ignore weird inquiries, not unusual IMO. Persevere:thumb:
09-25-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,669
Posted By shelbyfv

You may have to send DNA;)

You may have to send DNA;)
09-25-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,669
Posted By shelbyfv

Been awhile, maybe OP has been admitted to the...

Been awhile, maybe OP has been admitted to the Women's section:thumb:
09-23-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,164
Posted By shelbyfv

The way it's done here is you purchase a new...

The way it's done here is you purchase a new Madone for a bargain price, then return it because ???? On the chance that you are actually shopping, I have noticed that in my group various S Works...
09-20-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 777
Posted By shelbyfv

I can't imagine anyone, much less a "double...

I can't imagine anyone, much less a "double clyde," seriously thinking of wearing a kilt while teaching. Could the students find you any more bizarre or distracting? This has to be a joke...
09-19-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 777
Posted By shelbyfv

Sounds like a good way to lose your job. Just do...

Sounds like a good way to lose your job. Just do what nearly everyone else does and order appropriate clothing on the internet.
09-13-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 684
Posted By shelbyfv

Someone posted this thread...

Someone posted this thread https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1183401-bike-multi-tool.html two days ago. Maybe y'all can collaborate.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't think it's possible for you to determine...

I don't think it's possible for you to determine that. Probably few manufacturers know carbon as well as Giant, but 13 years could cover a lot of drops, dings, and so forth with unpredictable...
09-13-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By shelbyfv

:innocent:

:innocent:
09-12-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By shelbyfv

Sounds like a good plan. Probably not so many...

Sounds like a good plan. Probably not so many homes have hairspray around anymore;)
09-12-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,280
Posted By shelbyfv

Cool idea to use the tube!

Cool idea to use the tube!
09-12-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By shelbyfv

Hairspray will act as light glue. Remove the...

Hairspray will act as light glue. Remove the duct tape.
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