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04-21-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,379
Posted By b88

I'm stopped leaning on a concrete curb lining the...

I'm stopped leaning on a concrete curb lining the grass at the end of the parking lot. There's nothing open today, Easter. Maybe she pissed off because she pulled into the plaza and the liquor store...
04-21-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,379
Posted By b88

People taking their issues out on cyclists

Nice day to bring the bike out after winter storage. Pulled into a plaza parking lot which was 99% empty to drink some water. An old lady in a car pulls right up to me, "Get the F out of my way, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By b88

Leave it. If you want to, cut off the excess...

Leave it. If you want to, cut off the excess sticking out of the tire.
09-21-18, 12:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,256
Posted By b88

I would buy her a birthday card and take her out...

I would buy her a birthday card and take her out to lunch. Then on the way home I need to make a quick pit stop to pick up some bike lube. Drag her inside and tell her pick one.
09-21-18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,504
Posted By b88

Are Continental 4 season good on rough bike...

Are Continental 4 season good on rough bike trails. Cold weather is coming and who wants to fix a flat in freezing temps.
I'm debating between leaving the tubeless tires on and carrying tire plugs...
09-18-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 25,567
Posted By b88

Forget valve caps. Just go out and buy these: ...

Forget valve caps. Just go out and buy these:


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09-18-18, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By b88

Sept 17th From Bicycle Retailer News: "Trump...

Sept 17th From Bicycle Retailer News:
"Trump approves tariffs on Chinese goods including 1 Billion in bike products, effective next Monday".
09-18-18, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By b88

The tennis shoes are too flexible. I started off...

The tennis shoes are too flexible. I started off riding in walking and running shoes. Same problem, big toe hurt for days after. Switched to Freerider flat MB shoes. Problem gone.
09-18-18, 08:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By b88

Wanting or already imposing a 25% tariff on...

Wanting or already imposing a 25% tariff on products such as e-bikes, gps bike units, etc. really helps with sales in the US. All this trade wars nonsense.
So a carbon frame and other components...
09-17-18, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By b88

Yes I'm intrigued by this future shock thingy on...

Yes I'm intrigued by this future shock thingy on the Specialized.
09-17-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By b88

I picked up a Giant carbon this summer. It's ok....

I picked up a Giant carbon this summer. It's ok. But it's a flat bar. Will outfit it for cold weather.
09-16-18, 09:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By b88

Yes, I was referring to the new version. You are...

Yes, I was referring to the new version. You are right. The specs are not exactly the same.
They still have the current version available here for the 5,689. I was just wondering why such a large...
09-16-18, 09:35 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,740
Posted By b88

One of the best replies I read on this thread.

One of the best replies I read on this thread.
09-16-18, 08:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,509
Posted By b88

I tried Oakleys EVO Strides and EVO Paths. On...

I tried Oakleys EVO Strides and EVO Paths. On windy cool days, my eyes still tear up. Only thing I like about these sunglasses is that they are frameless.
09-16-18, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By b88

Happened to me a couple times already. But...

Happened to me a couple times already. But overall the unit is a nice safety feature to have.
09-16-18, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By b88

It's 5,000 USD on the Specialized US site (6,520...

It's 5,000 USD on the Specialized US site (6,520 CAD).
09-16-18, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By b88

Substantial Increase in Prices of some Bike Brands

As an example, the 2018 Specialized Divert Expert here in Canada was retailing at 5,689. CAD. Now on the Specialized Canada site, the same bike ( more or less) suggested retail of 6,349. CAD....
09-02-18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 138,020
Posted By b88

Dumber question. I'm sure the geometry of the...

Dumber question. I'm sure the geometry of the bike comes into play here. From looking at various drop bar models, do the 2018 Diverge Expert allow a more upright sitting position. I strayed away from...
08-28-18, 09:02 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,027
Posted By b88

Photo?

Photo?
08-27-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,841
Posted By b88

That's a good recommendation. Thanks. :thumb:

That's a good recommendation. Thanks. :thumb:
08-26-18, 10:57 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,841
Posted By b88

The Schwalbe G-One Allround tubeless seem worth a...

The Schwalbe G-One Allround tubeless seem worth a try.
08-26-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 15,590
Posted By b88

These kamikaze dragonflies they seem to know when...

These kamikaze dragonflies they seem to know when you are blasting downhill at speed. So they go into a dive straight into your face. I had one nailed me right in the cheek. Then I went out shopping...
08-26-18, 07:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,169
Posted By b88

There's a video on You Tube, The World's first...

There's a video on You Tube, The World's first airbag for cyclists.
08-26-18, 07:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 654
Posted By b88

I use the Nutregena Cooldry Sport spray SPF 60....

I use the Nutregena Cooldry Sport spray SPF 60. Its kinda pricey. After the 60, the higher number won't be much more effective. Then on my face, nose, etc I use the Banana Boat sport sunscreen stick...
08-26-18, 07:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,841
Posted By b88

I was just about to switch and try the Clement...

I was just about to switch and try the Clement Xplor MSOs till I read this. I switched out my road tires for gravel tires. Feeling slower is not the right words. It's more like are my brake pads...
08-24-18, 10:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,027
Posted By b88

I was staring at a bike today on the wall at a...

I was staring at a bike today on the wall at a bike shop. A gold S-Works Roubaix Di2. Scratching that up would make me sad.
08-23-18, 07:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 15,590
Posted By b88

Like some posters said, ride relatively close...

Like some posters said, ride relatively close behind someone else and hope they continue in the same direction.
08-23-18, 07:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,027
Posted By b88

Scratch Free Bikes After 1 Year Plus

Who has managed to keep their bikes relatively scratch free after a year of riding. This is an impossible task, unless you leave the bike at home and never ride it.
08-11-18, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,241
Posted By b88

I squeezed wider than that on it.

I squeezed wider than that on it.
08-11-18, 11:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,808
Posted By b88

Yes it's that one. It also has a slot through the...

Yes it's that one. It also has a slot through the mount so I zip tied it to the saddle.
08-09-18, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,808
Posted By b88

I purchased a 3D printed saddle mount and it's...

I purchased a 3D printed saddle mount and it's pretty secure on there.
08-07-18, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By b88

Anyone use a GoPro Hero 5/6

Anyone on here use a GoPro Hero 5/6 for constant record while biking. I want to use one for loop recording. Have to figure out how to mount a power bank onto the bike and use that as power source. I...
07-09-18, 08:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,614
Posted By b88

You can inflate the Gavia AC1 to within the...

You can inflate the Gavia AC1 to within the recommended range. As per Giants manual, inflating the tire to near it maximum recommended pressure gives the lowest rolling resistance but produces the...
06-29-18, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,241
Posted By b88

What 28mm tires you change out to. This Comax...

What 28mm tires you change out to. This Comax bike can shake your dentures loose when you hit bumpy sections.
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