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08-11-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 206
Posted By wolfchild

For 290 miles I would be stopping along the way...

For 290 miles I would be stopping along the way to eat real food or I would carry real food with me...Consuming only energy bars and sports drinks and nothing else is not my thing.
08-08-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15,187
Views: 862,793
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Managed 24.4 for 2hrs doing a very, very flat...

Managed 24.4 for 2hrs doing a very, very flat tempo ride going back and forth on a 6.5mi stretch of road. The route was basically for the novelty, I don't think I've even broken 24 for a solo hour...
08-07-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,472
Posted By gsteinb

You provided an example of a HS miler being...

You provided an example of a HS miler being faster than an elite marathoner at a mile. It just simply isn't true. Likewise with WT riders racing and winning track races. WT races are slower for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By Bah Humbug

Well or maybe more than half, or less. That...

Well or maybe more than half, or less. That being the problem.
07-29-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,317
Posted By caloso

My guess is that Cat 5 races are going to be even...

My guess is that Cat 5 races are going to be even worse this way than before, since a bunch of them have been doing Zwift races, which do this excessively. They're all going to think that's how...
07-24-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,472
Posted By gsteinb

Jesus. Have you actually ever done a road race or...

Jesus. Have you actually ever done a road race or a big group ride? You really have a weak troll. Go improve your game in another sub forum and come back and try again.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,604
Posted By himespau

Rolling up behind some rando on the MUP is...

Rolling up behind some rando on the MUP is different than racing. If you're a Cat6 MUP racer, you have your own set of problems to deal with.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,604
Posted By genejockey

Racial slurs are generally used by people in...

Racial slurs are generally used by people in positions of greater power and privilege to put people of lesser privilege 'in their place'. It's the same privileged thinking when someone assumes that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,171
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I could really go for a Starbucks right now... ...

I could really go for a Starbucks right now... :love::innocent:
07-22-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,472
Posted By gsteinb

I think I won, no?

I think I won, no?
07-22-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,472
Posted By himespau

Ooh, we should hook this dude up with radishlegs....

Ooh, we should hook this dude up with radishlegs. He was in Houston, right?
07-22-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,472
Posted By gsteinb

Can you go troll somewhere else? No one said they...

Can you go troll somewhere else? No one said they made money racing, but merely that you didn't and therefore weren't a professional.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 04:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,171
Posted By Bah Humbug

That was my point, amid the surge in threads...

That was my point, amid the surge in threads asking directly and indirectly what everyone thinks of hopping on strangers' wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By mstateglfr

You posted everything but what the wheelset brand...

You posted everything but what the wheelset brand and model is.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,171
Posted By Bah Humbug

Just drink the sweat and snot coming off the...

Just drink the sweat and snot coming off the rider in front of you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,079
Posted By noisebeam

Similar to trolling I suspect.

Similar to trolling I suspect.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,229
Posted By genejockey

(Looks at all the PRs I've been getting on Strava...

(Looks at all the PRs I've been getting on Strava the last few weeks on my new bike on roads I've been riding for 25 years) Hmmmmmm...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,015
Posted By caloso

I've hit squirrels, rabbits, and a turkey. And...

I've hit squirrels, rabbits, and a turkey. And I've had to bunnyhop snakes that were sunning themselves in the middle of the path.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,604
Posted By caloso

WTAF. Do not put your hand on another rider....

WTAF.

Do not put your hand on another rider. I can't believe this needs to be said.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,533
Posted By seypat

For me it is about contrast. I generally like...

For me it is about contrast. I generally like dark rims/tires on light colored frames and visa versa. A gummy also adds some class. The dark gummy Conti GP Classic is on a whole different level....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,079
Posted By MattTheHat

Itís possible. If you cared just a bit less you...

Itís possible. If you cared just a bit less you wouldnít have read or replied to the thread. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,604
Posted By velopig

So now it’s the other riders responsibility to...

So now it’s the other riders responsibility to tell you to bugger off? How about let people enjoy their rides and you yours why impose yourself on others? As mentioned earlier there are many clubs,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,978
Posted By scuzzo

oh i remember you, your that guy who just buys...

oh i remember you, your that guy who just buys lots of bike stuff and post on the bike fourm waiting for attaboys...
ATTABOY!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,604
Posted By DrIsotope

My problem with wheelsuckers is nobody ever asked...

My problem with wheelsuckers is nobody ever asked me. All of a sudden, there's just a guy a foot off my wheel, and I never offered to be his personal windbreak. If they can't manage that speed on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,741
Posted By swifty

Even moreso of a rabbit hole if you would be...

Even moreso of a rabbit hole if you would be willing to learn how to build a set yourself with imported carbon rims. I built a set of wheels with 22mm internal, 29mm external width, 50mm deep carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,604
Posted By Bah Humbug

What really happened is you asked a question,...

What really happened is you asked a question, didn't like the answer, and decided to ignore that answer. And the bickering was, again, directly about your question.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 12:44 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,604
Posted By SHBR

Yeah, no. I'm more nervous having my wife...

Yeah, no.

I'm more nervous having my wife try to keep up with me then a stranger.

If she crashed because of my mistake, I'd NEVER hear the end of it!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,978
Posted By tomato coupe

B. Sarcastic

B. Sarcastic
07-13-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,714
Posted By Hermes

What I have found for me is that climbing cadence...

What I have found for me is that climbing cadence is a bit of a red herring. For beginners, learning to spin is a great idea but once one can hold various cadences, I have not found that higher...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,604
Posted By RChung

20 meters? Really? Even with no wind, that's way...

20 meters? Really? Even with no wind, that's way too far back. At one bike length off a field, you're feeling the wind. At two bike lengths, you'll be struggling. At three, you're dropped.[/QUOTE]...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,976
Posted By base2

I, for one, have found this thread particularly...

I, for one, have found this thread particularly entertaining.
Thanks Bike Forums!
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,976
Posted By genejockey

The only real science that ANYONE has presented...

The only real science that ANYONE has presented here has to do with rolling resistance. Everything else, including everything you've posted, is either subjective, or so loaded with uncontrolled...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,976
Posted By WhyFi

Don't tease us.

Don't tease us.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,976
Posted By WhyFi

Got it - so you're moving goalposts wherein...

Got it - so you're moving goalposts wherein subjective, real world observation need to be quantified but stuff quantified in a lab setting don't count. ******g excelling work, man. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,976
Posted By WhyFi

I'm directly responding to your assertion that...

I'm directly responding to your assertion that others have done the OP a disservice by making it a one-aspect comparison. They have not, as I have clearly shown.

As far as answering his question...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,976
Posted By WhyFi

It's funny that you keep saying that people are...

It's funny that you keep saying that people are making it in to a one-aspect argument; this is a summary of the first five posts that discuss the tire attributes -
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By Psimet2001

Yeah. I spent all of my time on Looks until that...

Yeah. I spent all of my time on Looks until that squeak pushed me away. Then spent like a decade on Speedplay. Then decided to go back to a delta style cleat for ease.....and went to SPD SL. Have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,906
Posted By Bah Humbug

Wait until you try an actual nice tire. ;)

Wait until you try an actual nice tire. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,400
Posted By shelbyfv

Good to keep a few user names in reserve:rolleyes:

Good to keep a few user names in reserve:rolleyes:
06-30-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15,187
Views: 862,793
Posted By Hermes

TTT Tuesday at Fiesta. I have been riding my...

TTT Tuesday at Fiesta. I have been riding my road bike and today, I took out the TT bike. I expected pain and suffering and instead it was a chainless day and everything felt easy including...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,162
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How do you estimate the height of a building...

How do you estimate the height of a building using a barometer?

Drop it from the roof and measure the time it takes to fall to the ground.

:roflmao2: :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,162
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​​Nobody hates you, or your opinion. People...

​​​​​​​Nobody hates you, or your opinion. People disagree, that's very different than hate.

Bathroom scales can't actually measure weight. They measure deflection, caused by weight. Most people...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,162
Posted By Bah Humbug

I do nothing. If I were particularly concerned...

I do nothing. If I were particularly concerned about power balance I would probably run power meter pedals to get a more accurate balance number. However, all I care about is total power, but that...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 12:55 PM
06-23-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5,053
Views: 287,810
Posted By TMonk

On a separate note... We got married!!! Last...

On a separate note... We got married!!! Last Wednesday. Took the rest of the week off to visit Napa valley and do some (socially distant) tasting and fine dining. Our original wedding date was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By bargo68

I've tried both. Don't really like either. I'd...

I've tried both. Don't really like either. I'd rather deal with infrequent punctures than arrive at work feeling like my a**hole got welded shut.


To put it bluntly....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,234
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't think we'll ever have electronic braking...

I don't think we'll ever have electronic braking (but I've been wrong before). With Di2, if you forget to charge the battery, or something else goes wrong, you have a single speed until you sort it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,234
Posted By msu2001la

My understanding of terminology on this is: ...

My understanding of terminology on this is:
"internal cable routing" = frames with cables/hoses running inside them, which is what you posted, and as far as I can tell would be every carbon frame...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,234
Posted By Sy Reene

It's probably just me but I'm a bit confused as...

It's probably just me but I'm a bit confused as to what's being discussed or what it means to people, ie. "Integrated / invisible cables.."

We had another Emonda post above, but a quick look at...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,234
Posted By WhyFi

I think that he's talking about the cockpit,...

I think that he's talking about the cockpit, specifically. Outside of handful of top-end aero road bikes, they're pretty rare, but the routing on the new Emonda, for instance, might herald things to...
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