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Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,980
Posted By zymphad

Huh, so weird, two years in a row, winning Tour...

Huh, so weird, two years in a row, winning Tour de France on rim brakes. Weird, I thought disc brakes were so superior on the hills, but for some reason the best hill climber and descent twice in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By zymphad

Some generalization but this is what I've seen so...

Some generalization but this is what I've seen so far.
It's likely you were put on what are called beta blockers. They are used primarily for people who have irregular HR or tendency for rapid HR...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,958
Posted By zymphad

Don't own many shoes but gone through probably...

Don't own many shoes but gone through probably more shoes than any other apparel trying to find the right fit. Really sucks that while shoe may feel comfortable in the store but after a 2 hour ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By zymphad

Awesome you were able to get back on the road and...

Awesome you were able to get back on the road and enjoy the scenery. I still think cycling is the best way to explore and enjoy surrounding. Running I'm usually focused or lose in my thoughts. And...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,239
Posted By zymphad

Agreed. It's how I did it. Spent little on...

Agreed. It's how I did it. Spent little on Craigslist, sold it, and then built a bike myself with everything I wanted exact within my budget, every single part, it's a Frankenstein at this point.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 10,708
Posted By zymphad

Well I was doing a hill climb loop I like to do...

Well I was doing a hill climb loop I like to do today, cause I suck at hills, yeah I heard someone's disc brakes squealing ahead of me and sure enough he had to get off to fix them... And there was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 10,708
Posted By zymphad

Yeah true, but for me will feel really stupid...

Yeah true, but for me will feel really stupid paying someone to maintain something that was so simple stupid as brakes... Not only would I have to buy new wheels, I'd have to buy new tools.

Oh...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 10,708
Posted By zymphad

I'm not sure. But I did some group rides this...

I'm not sure. But I did some group rides this past summer, and noticed on a handful there was someone who had to stop to adjust their brakes, horrible grinding, high pitched noise. This has happened...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 10,708
Posted By zymphad

You think it's cause people aren't making enough...

You think it's cause people aren't making enough stink about it or do they really really really love disc brakes that much?

I'm not talking about performance, just by aesthetics and ease of care...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,222
Posted By zymphad

I agree

I agree
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 10,708
Posted By zymphad

You think rim brake, direct mount will return?

I've noticed in cycling, while trends come and some leave, they often come around again, like steel getting more popular again, or when press fit was constantly touted by the big brands being so...
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