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03-13-18, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,224
Posted By rbrsddn

They are suction cups for added grip. ����

They are suction cups for added grip. ����
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-17, 05:17 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,783
Posted By rbrsddn

I just got a pair of Lake CX 402. Stiff as hell,...

I just got a pair of Lake CX 402. Stiff as hell, but comfortable. Have been using Sidi's for years Great shoes.
05-17-17, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 591
Posted By rbrsddn

I am so bummed. �� I hope he is going to make it.

I am so bummed. �� I hope he is going to make it.
05-03-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,806
Posted By rbrsddn

My neighbors had a couple of Carlton Super...

My neighbors had a couple of Carlton Super Courses in a shed when I was a kid in the late 60's. I used to sneak in there and dream about what it be like to ride one. Had a plan to steal one of them,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-17, 12:36 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,631
Posted By rbrsddn

If you ride two wheels, you countersteer without...

If you ride two wheels, you countersteer without having to know how. you just do. Now, knowing how to countersteer in a life or death situation, where you have to swerve Now, That's where knowing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-17, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By rbrsddn

Get a new bike, just to be safe! Jk. You will be...

Get a new bike, just to be safe! Jk. You will be fine. that's the whole porpoise of sealant. Keep riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-17, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By rbrsddn

I just got a 2 pack of Pro Ones from Ribble for...

I just got a 2 pack of Pro Ones from Ribble for 82 bucks 700x23. 94 with tracking.
04-08-17, 09:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,883
Posted By rbrsddn

After having the same BB (DA 7700) in my bike for...

After having the same BB (DA 7700) in my bike for 10 years or so, with many wet rides under it's belt, it started getting notchy. My frames is stainless, but I almost had to use C4 to get the thing...
04-04-17, 06:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,254
Posted By rbrsddn

I've been riding motorcycles and bicycles for...

I've been riding motorcycles and bicycles for years, and have never had a problem figuring out which brake does what, when switching bikes. In fact, I prefer the rear brake on the right on the...
03-22-17, 09:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,307
Posted By rbrsddn

Still riding my 18+ Rhygin Stainless. Just...

Still riding my 18+ Rhygin Stainless. Just upgraded the DA 7700 to 7800 last summer. Unless the frame cracks, I'm good for a few more years.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-17, 07:38 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,466
Posted By rbrsddn

I went Tubeless 5 years ago, when I got some...

I went Tubeless 5 years ago, when I got some Ksyrium SL's, and realized they were Tubeless friendly. Have had to use a tube once. Now running Schwalbe Ones 75/80 lbs. Love the comfort and grip.
03-11-16, 05:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,992
Posted By rbrsddn

Schwalbe One Tubeless, 23mm ,75 F 80 R

Schwalbe One Tubeless, 23mm ,75 F 80 R
03-01-16, 05:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,934
Posted By rbrsddn

My Dura Ace 7700 wheels were shot after 16 years...

My Dura Ace 7700 wheels were shot after 16 years or so, so I replaced them with aluminum ones with bearings. A lot smoother. But I wouldn't just swap out new ones.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-16, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By rbrsddn

Yup, great tape. Lousy plugs.

Yup, great tape. Lousy plugs.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-16, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By rbrsddn

I've been using black RTV silicone, but like the...

I've been using black RTV silicone, but like the idea of those Hope plugs.
02-26-16, 07:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,122
Posted By rbrsddn

I don't think that is accurate. The clarity of...

I don't think that is accurate. The clarity of the Oakley lenses is better than any sunglasses I've owned. That is why I gladly pay 100 + for a pair. The interchangeable lenses too.
02-20-16, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By rbrsddn

I have had lower back issues for a long time, and...

I have had lower back issues for a long time, and sometimes use a brace when working. l have found that performing exercises that strengthen the core really help. I got an exercise ball, and do...
02-17-16, 02:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,643
Posted By rbrsddn

I had some CK hubs/wheels on my mountain bike....

I had some CK hubs/wheels on my mountain bike. They were pretty loud. Wouldnt want them on a road bike.
02-16-16, 01:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,122
Posted By rbrsddn

What exactly are cycling specific glasses? Can't...

What exactly are cycling specific glasses? Can't you use them for other activities? I have some Oakley Half Jackets, and have used them for other uses without issues. I definitely am willing to spend...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-16, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By rbrsddn

I saved this site for future reference. Take a...

I saved this site for future reference. Take a look
RogueMechanic Online Store (http://www.mavicparts.com/)
02-12-16, 03:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 21,142
Posted By rbrsddn

Yeah, with the Pearl bibs, I just roll up the...

Yeah, with the Pearl bibs, I just roll up the leg. The Assos are low so its easy. I swore by PI or Castelli for years as my go to bibs. Broke down and got Assos a couple years ago. No going back now.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-16, 03:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,031
Posted By rbrsddn

My first road bike was a '73 Raleigh Grand Prix. ...

My first road bike was a '73 Raleigh Grand Prix. Paid 75 bucks for it. It got stolen off a friends front yard in'75. Didn't get another until the Rhygin in '98.
02-04-16, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By rbrsddn

I wear contacts as well, and always buy the best...

I wear contacts as well, and always buy the best cycling glasses that I can find. Always with interchangeable lenses. My first pair were tue Smith optics with the smoked gray lenses, with dark amber,...
02-03-16, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By rbrsddn

My bud and I were cruising at 16-18 mph halfway...

My bud and I were cruising at 16-18 mph halfway through a 50+ mile ride, when this guy goes tearing past us on a BMX bike with knobbies. We were impressed.
02-02-16, 08:09 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,340
Posted By rbrsddn

My bikes hang from the ceiling in the living...

My bikes hang from the ceiling in the living room. I have the pulley system to raise/lower.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,687
Posted By rbrsddn

[QUOTE=UnfilteredDregs;18479695]Some people enjoy...

[QUOTE=UnfilteredDregs;18479695]Some people enjoy rolling around with an extra unnecessary 100-150 grams rotational weight on each wheel...:rolleyes:[/QUOTE
I just lay off the doughnuts every...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,687
Posted By rbrsddn

Why do you say tubeless is irrelevant? Have you...

Why do you say tubeless is irrelevant? Have you tried it? I love the idea of having punctures repair themselves on the fly, and being able to run 75-80 psi for a comfortable ride. Kind of silly to...
01-22-16, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By rbrsddn

I have the same fork, and 43 mm sounds right. A...

I have the same fork, and 43 mm sounds right. A nice riding and looking fork.
12-16-15, 12:32 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,740
Posted By rbrsddn

Hey Charlie, I met you up at Pedro's Mtn Bike...

Hey Charlie, I met you up at Pedro's Mtn Bike Festival up in the Berkshires a few years ago, during a screening of Repack. It was cool meeting you and we enjoyed the film. Too bad the event folded. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-15, 10:13 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,064
Posted By rbrsddn

The only place to truly appreciate Guinness...

The only place to truly appreciate Guinness Stout, is ina pub in Ireland. Ive been there a few times, and its the best when fresh off the truck. As far as IPA's go, my favorites are thenCoronado...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-15, 05:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,973
Posted By rbrsddn

I do the same. I can climb gradual grades much...

I do the same. I can climb gradual grades much faster in 53/25-27. It makes hardly any noise. I also replace the chain every 5 thousand miles or so..
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-15, 11:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,410
Posted By rbrsddn

No, I meant I'll be sticking with the One's over...

No, I meant I'll be sticking with the One's over the Pro Ones, based on what I've read. Can't rule out getting a pair to try out though...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-15, 08:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,410
Posted By rbrsddn

I've tried the Fusion 3's, IRC Roadlites, and the...

I've tried the Fusion 3's, IRC Roadlites, and the One's. I think I'll stick with the One's for the better mileage.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By rbrsddn

I got a new set of Ksyrium SL's in 2012, after 12...

I got a new set of Ksyrium SL's in 2012, after 12 years on the Heliums, with 2 flats over that time. I had never heard of road tubeless until I read a.review of the SL's where the tester ran some...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,925
Posted By rbrsddn

I cross chain 53/27 all the time, and it makes no...

I cross chain 53/27 all the time, and it makes no more noise than any other combo. I replace chains every couple years.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-15, 07:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,749
Posted By rbrsddn

A hilly ride here in CT is 3500 ct or so in 57...

A hilly ride here in CT is 3500 ct or so in 57 miles. Thats the Sunday ride. A couple of weeks ago we rode 200 miles up in Vermont, and did 10,000 feet in 2 1/2 days. That was a good workout.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-15, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By rbrsddn

I'm 6 fT, 175, and I alternate standing on the...

I'm 6 fT, 175, and I alternate standing on the hoods, with sitting holding the bar both sides of the stem. My bud, who is something like 5'9, 160, just leaves me on long climbs. I only go into the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-15, 04:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By rbrsddn

Mix a mild bleach solution, and submerge the...

Mix a mild bleach solution, and submerge the shoes for 30 minutes or so, and that will kill the bacteria that stinks. I did that with my motorcycle boots, and it works. just rinse well after.
08-26-15, 11:26 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,345
Posted By rbrsddn

Enjoying a cold beer or two, after a hard 60 mile...

Enjoying a cold beer or two, after a hard 60 mile ride,
is a reward for putting in the work. I am loving IPA's especially
Coronado Idiot IPA, and Arrogant Bastard. Delightful!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-15, 06:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,878
Posted By rbrsddn

I've been wearing PI since the 90's and thought...

I've been wearing PI since the 90's and thought they were great. But in the last year I've bought 2 pair of Assos bibs. The T7 Equipe, and the top of the line Camp something or other. I got them from...
08-23-15, 07:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,101
Posted By rbrsddn

Fixt :)

Fixt :)
08-21-15, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By rbrsddn

Yeah, get well soon, then get back on the bike. I...

Yeah, get well soon, then get back on the bike. I also hit the road hard about 3 weeks ago. I was at mile 33 of a 62 mile ride, when my bud pointed down, that there was something there. Next thing I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-15, 08:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,872
Posted By rbrsddn

If you don't want to run tubeless, fine. But...

If you don't want to run tubeless, fine. But don't make stuff up, to try and dissuade people from trying it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-15, 08:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,872
Posted By rbrsddn

I bought a pair of Mavic Ksyriums in 2012, and...

I bought a pair of Mavic Ksyriums in 2012, and read a review where the writer was running road tubeless. i noticed the wheels were TL ready, so I ordered a pair of Fusion3 Tubeless tires, and a...
07-27-15, 08:56 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,044
Posted By rbrsddn

Oakley Half Jackets w/ Blue Iridium.

Oakley Half Jackets w/ Blue Iridium.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-15, 04:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,562
Posted By rbrsddn

i have a Time carbon fork on my bike I built in...

i have a Time carbon fork on my bike I built in ''98. Still going strong.
07-13-15, 07:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,694
Posted By rbrsddn

Some older guy in a Miata yelled "H omo's!" at my...

Some older guy in a Miata yelled "H omo's!" at my buddy and me, last summer. We had to laugh at the irony!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-15, 05:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,515
Posted By rbrsddn

I follow the Assos instructions, but have found...

I follow the Assos instructions, but have found that the only thing that will kill odor causing bacteria, is a minute amount of bleach. If you just use a small amount, it will be a non issue. I wash...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 07:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,515
Posted By rbrsddn

You want to remove stink? throw a small amount of...

You want to remove stink? throw a small amount of bleach in with the wash cycle. it won't be enough to eat the material, but it will kill the bacteria. works for me. i also use Woolite for dark...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-15, 05:45 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,557
Posted By rbrsddn

I'm getting the impression that more than a few...

I'm getting the impression that more than a few posters in this thread haven't actually tried them. I never planned on it, but when I found that the wheels I purchased were tubeless ready, I thought...
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