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Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,105
Posted By Greiselman

On top of the obvious benefits of a...

On top of the obvious benefits of a well-maintained bike... I get even more out of the act of maintenance itself. I find everything from fine-tuning a derailleur to installing new disk brake pads to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By Greiselman

Just my opinion but trying to game your cleat...

Just my opinion but trying to game your cleat position for the "most power" seems misguided. Have a shop help you align the cleats so that everything from your feet to your hips are properly aligned....
07-08-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By Greiselman

Thanks, all. My risk tolerance is low enough that...

Thanks, all. My risk tolerance is low enough that I'll just throw a new tire on it, just to be safe.
07-08-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By Greiselman

Should I replace this tire?

Rolled over a glass bottle a few days ago... on my third ride with a new GP5000 28mm clincher tire. The long scratch is cosmetic but there was a puncture of the casing. The tube did not puncture,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By Greiselman

Since no one has responded about Velocio... I...

Since no one has responded about Velocio... I have a pair of Luxe bibs and they're the best I've ever owned (including PI Pro).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,459
Posted By Greiselman

Absolutely brilliant and maybe one of the most...

Absolutely brilliant and maybe one of the most wholesome things I've ever seen on BF.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,459
Posted By Greiselman

I have many questions.

I have many questions.
05-24-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,828
Posted By Greiselman

I love my Varia and will never ride without it. I...

I love my Varia and will never ride without it. I should note that the only way it changes my behavior on the bike is that I may move further into the berm if I'm within a foot or two of the white...
04-06-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Greiselman

This is one of ~30 pics from the article. Lots of...

This is one of ~30 pics from the article. Lots of storytelling throughout.
...
04-06-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Greiselman

"A Cyclist on the English Landscape" (NYTimes travel/photo feature)

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/05/travel/sussex-bicycle-portraits.html

Beautiful bit of photojournalism and storytelling (apologies if this is behind a paywall)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By Greiselman

Have you tried used orthotic inserts?

Have you tried used orthotic inserts?
04-03-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 989
Posted By Greiselman

I'd recommend going into your local bike shop and...

I'd recommend going into your local bike shop and let them help you out. I agree with the above - hybrid bikes (flat handlebar, upright riding position) is likely your best bet. Your LBS will make...
03-18-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,460
Posted By Greiselman

Not any more nervous. It can happen to literally...

Not any more nervous. It can happen to literally anyone... he just happens to be famous.

I do, however, think it's long past time to stop calling crashes like this "accidents".
03-17-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By Greiselman

I also endorse this specific option... I've been...

I also endorse this specific option... I've been using it for more than a year and zero issues or concerns.
03-08-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 870
Posted By Greiselman

It has a little give but I wouldn't say it's...

It has a little give but I wouldn't say it's soft. But none of the Wavecel material actually touches your head. The contact points feel like any other helmet.
03-08-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 870
Posted By Greiselman

That's what Bontrager has claimed but it's...

That's what Bontrager has claimed but it's exceptionally difficult to prove... or disprove. See: https://www.velonews.com/gear/man-sues-trek-for-5-million-over-bontrager-wavecel-helmet-safety-claims/...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Greiselman

Don't go back to this store.

Don't go back to this store.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,193
Posted By Greiselman

Maybe we'll see SRAM power meter pedals in 2022?

Maybe we'll see SRAM power meter pedals in 2022?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,274
Posted By Greiselman

When demand exceeds supply, prices rise.

When demand exceeds supply, prices rise.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 27,073
Views: 17,411,727
Posted By Greiselman

How do you like the Supercaz bar tape?

How do you like the Supercaz bar tape?
02-08-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By Greiselman

Is this right? Big chainring up front and small...

Is this right? Big chainring up front and small cog in the back should be fine... big up front and BIG cog in rear is what would be crosschaining.
01-29-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Greiselman

Readjusting the indexing worked well - thanks,...

Readjusting the indexing worked well - thanks, all!
01-29-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Greiselman

truthfully I think I spread the love across all...

truthfully I think I spread the love across all of the cogs... but should that matter, as I've replaced the full cassette?

I'm going to follow dsbrantjr;'s guidance and will report back with...
01-29-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Greiselman

Coming up on 5000 miles. I've been good about...

Coming up on 5000 miles. I've been good about maintaining the drivetrain so I was hoping to avoid replacing the chainring so soon... may just run it by my local shop to have them take a peek.
01-28-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Greiselman

Yep - same cassette/size, same chain cut down to...

Yep - same cassette/size, same chain cut down to the same number of links. Figured I might need to tweak the RD - wanted to check here first.
01-28-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Greiselman

New chain + new cassette = noise in the smallest cogs only?

I just installed a new Shimano chain and cassette on my bike and I'm getting some chain noise... but only in the three smallest cogs on the cassette, in both the big and small chainring. There's no...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 20,170
Views: 4,526,709
Posted By Greiselman

Light Bicycle AR45s w/ i9 Torch hubs. ...

Light Bicycle AR45s w/ i9 Torch hubs.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1440x997/wheels_8c56ee531ed3fa238f3772aa3ce66e7067408bea.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 828,942
Posted By Greiselman

REI has Tacx NEO 2T trainers... in stock!... for...

REI has Tacx NEO 2T trainers... in stock!... for $1000 ($400 off).

https://www.rei.com/product/170755/tacx-neo-2t-smart-trainer

(FWIW DC Rainmaker has a good thread of deeply discounted...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By Greiselman

I think you'll find a lot of people here will...

I think you'll find a lot of people here will tell you to look at Light Bicycle. I think you could spec a pair of AR46s...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,684
Posted By Greiselman

Important metric I haven't seen mentioned: on a...

Important metric I haven't seen mentioned: on a scale of 1-10, how much fun do you think you'll have riding a bike?

If you score higher than 0, I'd consider giving it a try.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By Greiselman

I'd guess you need to finish the bedding process....

I'd guess you need to finish the bedding process.

https://cyclingtips.com/2018/03/road-disc-brake-bed-in-process-end-vibrating-noise/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 828,942
Posted By Greiselman

I absolutely would not trust that site. They seem...

I absolutely would not trust that site. They seem to sell cookie cutters, and searching for "brooks" yields no results.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,954
Posted By Greiselman

Peleton bikes don't have an actual power meter......

Peleton bikes don't have an actual power meter... they estimate power using flywheel rotational speed and resistance (thus the huge variability that even Peleton admits to). And as DrIsotope says,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By Greiselman

Do you mind sharing the diagnosis? Someone else...

Do you mind sharing the diagnosis? Someone else may encounter a similar problem in the future and this thread could be a great resource!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By Greiselman

Rim or disc brake? Disc noise typically isn't...

Rim or disc brake? Disc noise typically isn't what I'd describe as a "creak" but a slight rub on the pads can make a lot of noise when there's weight on the wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20,170
Views: 4,526,709
Posted By Greiselman

That didn't take long! What color? Looking...

That didn't take long! What color? Looking forward to the pics when you're able to post.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,188
Posted By Greiselman

Does the cassette match? Different gearing might...

Does the cassette match? Different gearing might make it feel "heavier" but theoretically you'd at least be moving faster with the higher perceived effort.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,235
Posted By Greiselman

There are a few degreasers specific to bike...

There are a few degreasers specific to bike drivetrains that might work better than kerosene (and would certainly be better for the environment).
...
07-19-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By Greiselman

Zwift has this feature and lets you build a...

Zwift has this feature and lets you build a workout around that elevation profile.

https://whatsonzwift.com/gpx-to-zwift-workout/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27,073
Views: 17,411,727
Posted By Greiselman

This is amazing! Did you figure out the process...

This is amazing! Did you figure out the process on your own or did you find a guide somewhere?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,235
Posted By Greiselman

A 53/54 cm frame could be a little small for...

A 53/54 cm frame could be a little small for someone who's 5'10" but nothing that a few tweaks couldn't solve. A basic fitting at the shop should sort that out.

Great find... now log off of BF and...
07-18-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By Greiselman

Lol, fair... in my defense, this bike was a...

Lol, fair... in my defense, this bike was a garage sale freebie that a friend picked up for his girlfriend. I volunteered to take a look to see if I could do anything with it before taking it to a...
07-18-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By Greiselman

How do I remove this cassette?

From a mid-80s Bianchi mountain bike. The 6 speed cassette needs to be replaced... but I don't think I have the tools/knowledge to get the lockring off....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,385
Posted By Greiselman

[Did a quick scan of the thread and didn't see...

[Did a quick scan of the thread and didn't see this mentioned]

CyclingTip's Nerd Alert podcast did a great episode on how much weight matters within the context of system weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By Greiselman

Did it look something like this? I believe...

Did it look something like this? I believe helmets with built-in face shields are almost always designed to be aero, meaning they're less comfortable and much hotter. To each his own but I'd prefer...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20,170
Views: 4,526,709
Posted By Greiselman

L39ion jersey. This is the first thing from Rapha...

L39ion jersey. This is the first thing from Rapha I've ever bought and I gotta say... I kinda get why people spend so much on their stuff.....
07-10-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Greiselman

Chainstay protector recommendation?

I need to replace the clear chainstay protector on my road bike. Does anyone have any experience with this Lizard Skins adhesive...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,642
Posted By Greiselman

Which seller online? I bought a pair for $55...

Which seller online?

I bought a pair for $55 a few months back. When the box arrived, there was only one tire. After multiple emails to customer service, with no responses, I had to return the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,203
Posted By Greiselman

My parents owned a bike shop when I was young, so...

My parents owned a bike shop when I was young, so I grew up building kids bikes and fixing flat tires in exchange for wholesale pricing. My riding volume has fluctuated over the years but I've always...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27,073
Views: 17,411,727
Posted By Greiselman

Beautiful bike but I gotta ask... platform pedals?

Beautiful bike but I gotta ask... platform pedals?
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