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Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By bpcyclist

I would not personally buy a Canyon, because I...

I would not personally buy a Canyon, because I won't buy what I cannot test-drive. But there are some terrific bikes available in you price range. The Cervelo R2 is a screaming deal right now, if you...
02-18-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By bpcyclist

Look, the design of car headlights and the design...

Look, the design of car headlights and the design of virtually all bike headlights is just completely different. They are not remotely comparable, really in any way. The only bike headlights that do...
02-18-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By bpcyclist

Have you carefully examined the pads? Sometimes a...

Have you carefully examined the pads? Sometimes a little piece of metal can get stuck in the pad and will screech. Also, I am sure you have checked this, but when the pads are worn down too far, they...
02-17-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 677
Posted By bpcyclist

Only if there is giant construction blocking the...

Only if there is giant construction blocking the street and the sidewalk is the only way.
02-16-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By bpcyclist

I am very confused by this post. I used to ride...

I am very confused by this post. I used to ride with high-lumen lights (bars and helmet). Have done it for years. One of my bar lights was so bright, motorists would flash their brights at me, unless...
02-15-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,291
Posted By bpcyclist

Then, why charge him at all? Why put him and his...

Then, why charge him at all? Why put him and his family through all that stress and inconvenience, potentially leave him with a felony charge on his record, only to just dismiss the whole thing? What...
02-15-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,291
Posted By bpcyclist

Typical complete lack of cop judgment to place...

Typical complete lack of cop judgment to place the overall situation into some kind of sensible, rasonable world context. Concrete, small-minded thinking. Or, non-thinking, rather. When law...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,465
Posted By bpcyclist

I've personally had to remove entire noses, half...

I've personally had to remove entire noses, half a mouth, entire eyes, mandibles and other bones, tongues, and parts of frontal lobe of brain (aggresive nonmelanoma skin cancers around the eyes like...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,465
Posted By bpcyclist

Actually, just to briefly clarify, management of...

Actually, just to briefly clarify, management of basal and squamous cell carcinomas can be very, very disfiguring, surgically, and require huge reconstructive procedures in order to put folks back...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By bpcyclist

I have never ridden one, but everyone I know who...

I have never ridden one, but everyone I know who has an Argon 18 is quite happy with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By bpcyclist

I can vouch for the Roadmachine, but I would...

I can vouch for the Roadmachine, but I would hardly term it a beater bike. I also am not sure how it would fit into your budget, but maybe you can find a deal somewhere.
02-14-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 422
Posted By bpcyclist

I am 6'1" and 185 with a 33" waist and I went...

I am 6'1" and 185 with a 33" waist and I went with a large. It is perfect.
Forum: Commuting
02-13-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 346
Posted By bpcyclist

I am not sure. You could have a look around the...

I am not sure. You could have a look around the following site, which I mentioned, and which does a lot of puncture resistance testing: https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By bpcyclist

I am not sure what the weight situation is with...

I am not sure what the weight situation is with that bike, but the Aksiums are a pretty darn sturdy wheel overall, in my experience with them. That said, they certainly are not light.
Forum: Commuting
02-13-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 346
Posted By bpcyclist

Not sure what size you are looking at, but I do...

Not sure what size you are looking at, but I do believe the most puncture-resistant tire currently on the market is the Gator Hardshell--at least according to the folks at Rolling Resistance, who...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 01:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,465
Posted By bpcyclist

I wear long sleeves and long pants pretty much...

I wear long sleeves and long pants pretty much all summer if the sun is at all out, even though the summer temps here are usually in the 80s and 90s rather than your 100s or higher. Skin cancer is an...
Forum: Commuting
02-11-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,309
Posted By bpcyclist

I am going to have to try one or two of these...

I am going to have to try one or two of these ideas. This is such a big problem for me that I sometimes have to stop my ride to try to clean my eye out. It can really, really be uncomfortable!!
02-11-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,520
Posted By bpcyclist

A school playground is a pretty good place to...

A school playground is a pretty good place to practice, after hours, of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By bpcyclist

You will end up with a great bike at your budget,...

You will end up with a great bike at your budget, pretty much no matter what you buy, as long as you take your time to sort out your details. Personally, I would go for the closer LBS, because you...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-20, 02:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 769
Posted By bpcyclist

I was on gabapentin for three years. It did...

I was on gabapentin for three years. It did absolutely nothing for my neuropathy or my anxiety.
Forum: Commuting
02-10-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 416
Posted By bpcyclist

I use a great big Sigtuna that weighs a ton and I...

I use a great big Sigtuna that weighs a ton and I just carry it in my backpack. I've had an Orbea stolen before here in town with a cheaper lock. That said, any lock can and will be defeated with...
02-09-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 507
Posted By bpcyclist

I finally just gave up on these kinds of pumps...

I finally just gave up on these kinds of pumps and went with CO2 instead. It's just so much easier for me. Smaller. Lighter. I just like the whole system better.
Forum: Commuting
02-09-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 941
Posted By bpcyclist

Oh, sorry. It's short for Multi-Use Path.

Oh, sorry. It's short for Multi-Use Path.
02-09-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By bpcyclist

I would really suggest you see an orthpaedic...

I would really suggest you see an orthpaedic surgeon ASAP. Patellar injuries can be very troublesome if they are not managed properly.
Forum: Commuting
02-09-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 941
Posted By bpcyclist

I ride on a very nice MUP much of the time, but...

I ride on a very nice MUP much of the time, but this time of the year, it can be very dicey. There are quite a few homeless people with their bikes and shopping carts and they wear dark clothing with...
02-09-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By bpcyclist

Went out early this morning hoping to do 40ish...

Went out early this morning hoping to do 40ish miles or so, but it was low 30s and quite windy and I stupidly forgot to put my hat on. We have had such a wimpy winter, that I have only worn it a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,718
Posted By bpcyclist

3500 on the rear, maybe 5000ish on the front....

3500 on the rear, maybe 5000ish on the front. This is on the Gator Hardshells.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-20, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By bpcyclist

Whatever you decide on, you are going to get one...

Whatever you decide on, you are going to get one hevkuva a bike at your budget. See if you can get a test ride on a couple bikes with different geometries and see what you think of the ride. You...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,431
Posted By bpcyclist

As I have already stated, I believe, your...

As I have already stated, I believe, your message(s) to me have been received.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,431
Posted By bpcyclist

Ah, well, meesage received. That said, I do...

Ah, well, meesage received.

That said, I do not personally know the person to whom you refer and I am sure that he or she is extremely knowledgeable about building wheels, but I do not consider...
02-08-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By bpcyclist

Mine are two years old and no issues. Definitely...

Mine are two years old and no issues. Definitely contact them.
02-06-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 608
Posted By bpcyclist

I think the photos just show the importance of...

I think the photos just show the importance of bem pattern in choosing a light you will be happy with. I have a bunch of pretty bright lights, but the one I rely on most by far is the Outbound...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,431
Posted By bpcyclist

Much, much happier with my Neugents than I was...

Much, much happier with my Neugents than I was with my Mavics. No comparison in terms of performance. Not everyond agrees that the geometry is poor.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,431
Posted By bpcyclist

Neugent Cycling A220 Aero or A330AS are both...

Neugent Cycling A220 Aero or A330AS are both outstanding.
02-05-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,460
Posted By bpcyclist

I like the feel of my tires on the road, the...

I like the feel of my tires on the road, the sound of my wheels, the feel of the air. It's the whole experience for me and I would just be missing out on all that. I guess one upside is there are...
02-05-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By bpcyclist

Yeah, second that. If you are not liiking the...

Yeah, second that. If you are not liiking the current interface, it is possible you might like the Look one. It is different. I personally prefer it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By bpcyclist

Never had an Avant, but did ride an Orca about 10...

Never had an Avant, but did ride an Orca about 10 years ago or so. One of the best bikes I've ever owned. Super comfy and fast, fast. Just adored that bike, but it was tragically stolen because I...
02-05-20, 03:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,305
Posted By bpcyclist

What kind of riding do you do? Rim or disc?

What kind of riding do you do? Rim or disc?
02-04-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By bpcyclist

See if you can find an old ItalaVega or...

See if you can find an old ItalaVega or UniVega--they are great.
02-03-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,323
Posted By bpcyclist

Ha!! Touche!! And sadly, not in this town...

Ha!! Touche!! And sadly, not in this town...
02-03-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By bpcyclist

I believe it is a BB86 pressfit. How do I tell if...

I believe it is a BB86 pressfit. How do I tell if it is square taper?
02-02-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,323
Posted By bpcyclist

Need some new cleats bad. 26 bucks shipped from...

Need some new cleats bad. 26 bucks shipped from amazonia. Arrives in a few days as I am not Prime member. LBS had them in the shop for 35. Can put them on tonight. Not really sure what I am going to...
02-02-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By bpcyclist

That is what I thought you were going to say....

That is what I thought you were going to say. Will do that. And I do know what new chain skip is, I think, so will watch for that. The cassette still looks pretty good, but it does have a lot of...
02-02-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By bpcyclist

Well, good question. On the hill repeats I know...

Well, good question. On the hill repeats I know the answer, because I am always in the little up front and teh 4th easiest in back. It has happened once or twice while on more flat terrain and I have...
02-02-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By bpcyclist

I have heard of that before, but I really don't...

I have heard of that before, but I really don't know what it is.
02-02-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By bpcyclist

Jerking Under Load

Currently running 105-5800 on a BMC SLR02 about 2 years old. No issues with bike so far. I am currently doing a lot of hill repeats on some pretty steep stuff here. The other day, halfway up a fairly...
02-02-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By bpcyclist

My black BMC carbon frame has not identical but...

My black BMC carbon frame has not identical but similar-looking stuff all over it. I freaked when I first noted it and took it to the shop. Spent a lot of money on that bike. They laughed and said...
02-02-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 915
Posted By bpcyclist

I haave some spendy stuff from REI and Cafe du...

I haave some spendy stuff from REI and Cafe du Cycliste and others, but my dailies I rely on most every day now are Sponeed, Santic, and Przew--whatever it's called. I like those three all equally...
02-01-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By bpcyclist

Concact John Neugent at Neugent Cycling and ask...

Concact John Neugent at Neugent Cycling and ask him. I just bought a set of wheels from him and these hubs are completely silent.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By bpcyclist

I am using Mucoff Hydrodynamic and I like it...

I am using Mucoff Hydrodynamic and I like it pretty well. Super wet here this month and it has held up pretty well. Got it on sale at REI for 5 bucks.
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