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08-13-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,044
Posted By 3alarmer

. ..it would be nice if everyone didn't pile...

.
..it would be nice if everyone didn't pile on. This guy probably feels badly enough already, and we are losing the potential to get someone else out of a car and onto a bike.
I already know it's...
08-13-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,044
Posted By Rolla

Not every person of a given height has the same...

Not every person of a given height has the same leg length.



If you can't comfortably ride the bike with the seatpost at the proper height, the bike is too small for you.



No, you "should...
08-13-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,044
Posted By cxwrench

From the photos it looks like the OP blatantly...

From the photos it looks like the OP blatantly ignored the minimum insertion mark on the seat post. As base2 posted it looks like this was not the correct size bike for the OP. Definitely not a...
06-21-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,468
Posted By cxwrench

I'll never understand why people need numbers or...

I'll never understand why people need numbers or some other indication to tell them what gear they're in. Road shifters don't have this. Mountain shifters don't have them. If you need to shift,...
06-10-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,809
Posted By smd4

Where are all these worn-out rims of which you...

Where are all these worn-out rims of which you speak? In 40 years, some working in bike shops, I have never seen nor even heard of a rim worn out from braking.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,358
Posted By Mojo31

For cornering practice, just ride on sidewalks...

For cornering practice, just ride on sidewalks and use the pedestrians as slalom cones. Time yourself, and work to better your time.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,819
Posted By MinnMan

Cute logic, but if I can't use it in my favor,...

Cute logic, but if I can't use it in my favor, neither can you prove that the fraction of flats avoided is more beneficial than the aggravation when they do occur.

I do not keep statistics on the...
04-03-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,038
Posted By wolfchild

What difference does it make where the helmet is...

What difference does it make where the helmet is manufactured ??
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By SoSmellyAir

You are right! On Shimano Dealer Manual for...

You are right! On Shimano Dealer Manual for BR-9000/6800/5800 (DM-BR-0003-08-ENG.pdf), p. 13, maximum carbon rim width is listed at 28 mm, and specifies a different brake shoe R55C4-1 for rim widths...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By smashndash

good question. Yes, I think anything with a the...

good question. Yes, I think anything with a the symmetrical dual pivot, which was introduced with 11 speed, can handle 28mm. But you can also look it up on their spec page. They list it.
02-15-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,539
Posted By _ForceD_

Those pics need to be posted in the Bike Gore...

Those pics need to be posted in the Bike Gore thread.

Dan
02-15-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,539
Posted By Koyote

If you need that in order to ride the bike...

If you need that in order to ride the bike comfortably...You just need a different bike.
01-16-22, 03:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,022
Posted By MarcusT

You sound like a passive aggressive spouse

You sound like a passive aggressive spouse
01-08-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,623
Posted By Rolla

I like my chain shiny and quiet, so I'm gonna do...

I like my chain shiny and quiet, so I'm gonna do it anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,746
Posted By Mojo31

Do what you gotta do to make your ride work. Who...

Do what you gotta do to make your ride work. Who cares what others say.
12-11-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By Rolla

... or just put the old tire on your bike? ...

... or just put the old tire on your bike?

https://indoorcyclingtips.com/how-to-not-damage-my-bike-with-an-indoor-bike-trainer/
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,946
Posted By Koyote

Nope. It is impossible for the crankarms to...

Nope. It is impossible for the crankarms to strike the pavement while cornering, unless you are riding without pedals. Literally impossible. Go outside and try it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,946
Posted By WhyFi

:foo:

:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,946
Posted By Koyote

If you have to take a break every 20-30 minutes,...

If you have to take a break every 20-30 minutes, it's not even close to being "really well set up" for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,946
Posted By WhyFi

You've gotta work on getting a non-hazardous tire...

You've gotta work on getting a non-hazardous tire on the rear wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-21, 12:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,120
Posted By SoSmellyAir

I have these shoes ... ... but I do not wear...

I have these shoes ...

... but I do not wear them when I am on my bike ...

... I wear them when I am trying to roll a polymer sphere at 10 targets 60 feet away.
11-02-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,262
Posted By tomato coupe

Probably not, but you get to ride new wheels for...

Probably not, but you get to ride new wheels for the next year.
10-25-21, 12:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,455
Posted By Fredo76

I have 60 mm valves on my aero 50 mm rims and...

I have 60 mm valves on my aero 50 mm rims and they protrude just barely enough.
10-19-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,455
Posted By burnthesheep

Silca valve extenders are the answer. I got...

Silca valve extenders are the answer. I got tired of being crippled to specific tubes with permanent length valves on them. I played that game a while and got bitten when I double flatted and had...
10-19-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,455
Posted By hrdknox1

I have both 50mm rims and 60mm rims. I use 60mm...

I have both 50mm rims and 60mm rims. I use 60mm presta valves with the 50mm, and 80mm valves with the 60mm rims. For 50mm rims the 60mm valves are long enough for pump and inflator heads.
09-09-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,392
Posted By Hiro11

For the type of riding I do, I think clothing is...

For the type of riding I do, I think clothing is by far the best investment you can make in cycling gear. Nothing makes a bigger difference in the comfort and enjoyment in a ride for me than well...
09-07-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 7,998
Posted By tomato coupe

It's a valid point. If it's really a "money no...

It's a valid point. If it's really a "money no object" build, then you buy the best regardless of cost, and you get Dura Ace. If you're are asking whether Dura Ace is worth the extra money, then it's...
09-06-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 7,998
Posted By Koyote

Iíve seen a lot of this sort of talk in the...

Iíve seen a lot of this sort of talk in the thread, but I donít recall anyone who has actual experience running both D/A and Ultegra. (Maybe I just missed it?)

I still have a nine speed Dura Ace...
09-05-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 7,998
Posted By Koyote

But you brought up costs in the opening post, and...

But you brought up costs in the opening post, and that makes sense - you can't consider one in isolation of the other. If costs were truly irrelevant, you would not have asked the question -- you...
09-05-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 7,998
Posted By Koyote

If it's a "money no object build," you would not...

If it's a "money no object build," you would not be asking this question.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,453
Posted By big john

Most of my 15ish bikes have been purchased as...

Most of my 15ish bikes have been purchased as frames except my newest mtb, which was bought sight unseen by looking at geo charts.
I bought my main road bike used so I did test ride that one. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,442
Posted By PeteHski

I'm currently using:- Powerslider Heart...

I'm currently using:-

Powerslider
Heart Rate Zones Chart
Climb Gauge
BBS Power Targets (although it doesn't work properly with TBT routing switched on)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,442
Posted By dscohen

Right now, I'm using the following Third-Party...

Right now, I'm using the following Third-Party Data Fields:
- Strava Relative Effort
- PowerSlider
- What's My FTP? - Xert
- SPH Graph - SPHGraWH
- In The Zone (my favorite right now)
...
08-26-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By OldTryGuy

For my CamelBak caps for years I've been twisting...

For my CamelBak caps for years I've been twisting the nipple 1/4 turn then pull off, next dismantle valve and clean. EASY-PEASY
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,546
Posted By pgjackson

Never understood why so many people get bent out...

Never understood why so many people get bent out of shape over other people owning nice things. I have had a lot of hobbies over the years...boating, cycling, guitar, watches, guns, jetskis...and in...
08-21-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,698
Posted By mstateglfr

The point is- what does any of that study have to...

The point is- what does any of that study have to do with the topic? What benefit is listing findings of the study? Why did someone read the thread, Google for a study, read the study, then link...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,546
Posted By LarrySellerz

I dont get the whole "poser" thing. Like who...

I dont get the whole "poser" thing. Like who cares if someone has expensive gear and a nice bike but are a weak cyclist, maybe they are rich
08-19-21, 01:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,918
Posted By Lazyass

20-22 isn't really going all out, but you go on a...

20-22 isn't really going all out, but you go on a group ride and basically ride solo?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,442
Posted By dscohen

Just to chime in, I'll echo that once you set up...

Just to chime in, I'll echo that once you set up the 530, then ease of usage afterward is a non-issue. One of my favorite features of the 530, which I don't think is offered in the Wahoo/Karoo...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,442
Posted By PeteHski

I've been using a 530 for over a year now. It...

I've been using a 530 for over a year now. It gets the job done, but I find the UI a bit of a mess. It is like they went out of their way to make it as unintuitive as possible to use. But once...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,442
Posted By mstateglfr

Thread starter here. The lack of Wahoo Bolts...

Thread starter here.
The lack of Wahoo Bolts in store pushed me to Garmin. A GPS is something I really want to hold and feel before buying- button layout, feel of quality, etc.

The 530 has...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,955
Posted By datlas

Personally, I don't feel truly "one" with the...

Personally, I don't feel truly "one" with the bike unless I am clipped in.

That said, it's a personal preference issue and you may want to try flats, toe clips (with and without straps) as well...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 12,044
Posted By guadzilla

I suspect its the same way that I was rooting for...

I suspect its the same way that I was rooting for the special needs kid who did an Ironman a few months ago.
06-14-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,152
Posted By jadocs

I would think that would stink after a few times.

I would think that would stink after a few times.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,272
Posted By colnago62

Running lights will eventually get someone...

Running lights will eventually get someone killed. As cyclists, we think 25mph is fast. In a car 25mph is nothing. If the front group enters on a yellow, the vast majority of the rest will be going...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,517
Posted By Andy Somnifac

Because sitting on an exposed seat post is...

Because sitting on an exposed seat post is uncomfortable?
05-25-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By cxwrench

I would not have bought that particular bike....

I would not have bought that particular bike. It's probably not a big deal but it's not supposed to be there.
05-16-21, 02:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,823
Posted By BikeLite

"if water bottles dont fit they may fall out" ~...

"if water bottles dont fit they may fall out" ~ captain obvious
05-11-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,775
Posted By Toadmeister

It’s like your trying to seek out porn when you...

It’s like your trying to seek out porn when you can just get the real thing instead?
05-10-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 33,222
Posted By dkatz1

What about people who give themselves names like...

What about people who give themselves names like "PimpMan" and are probably just pimp wannabe's?
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