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Posted By RAin_geAR

Back to the topic... (and this is to help someone...

Back to the topic... (and this is to help someone in the future who may be looking for similar information as me).

Information can be found. It just takes time, and asking, around to find the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By jadocs

I think that is a 58-60cm. Edit: I'm going...

I think that is a 58-60cm.

Edit: I'm going to go out on a limb and say 60cm. Let us know what it ends up being.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By noodle soup

Looking at it I’d guess that it’s a 58cm frameset.

Looking at it I’d guess that it’s a 58cm frameset.
11-12-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5,295
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Posted By ridethecliche

dibs?

dibs?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,962
Posted By WhyFi

If you consider the Zero to be the X-Series...

If you consider the Zero to be the X-Series replacement, and many felt that long before Wahoo made it official, you've had, what - 17, 18 years? I mean, really, this is something that Speedplay...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,067
Posted By rubiksoval

You should check the date of the thread before...

You should check the date of the thread before posting.

The OP likely made his decision over a decade ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,962
Posted By WhyFi

RIP Windows Phone - goon too soon. :(

RIP Windows Phone - goon too soon. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,962
Posted By WhyFi

Being acquired and having some lines cut is not...

Being acquired and having some lines cut is not "dying off." With their X-series, in particular, I think that it was past time that it was culled - I think that they kept it around too long to...
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By Morelock

The day I paused the WC TT to try and count how...

The day I paused the WC TT to try and count how many teeth were on Tony Martin's chainring I realized I was a somewhat sad fellow :D
11-11-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 906,051
Posted By gsteinb

Happy birthday. I've got clothes older than...

Happy birthday.

I've got clothes older than you.
11-11-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 906,051
Posted By TMonk

I turn 34 today! I took a half-day at work...

I turn 34 today!

I took a half-day at work so I could put in 4 hrs without having to get up too early. WFH from 1-5, then dinner with the lady and my parents (on them!!!). It should be a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,770
Posted By rubiksoval

Talk about potential is useless. You're a...

Talk about potential is useless. You're a collegiate athlete; you know how to train and compete. Apply the same principles to cycling. See how things are progressing in 3-5 years. By then you'll have...
11-10-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 317,441
Posted By ridethecliche

Ended up buying the giant TCX in a size large....

Ended up buying the giant TCX in a size large. Per giant's sizing online, I think I should have been an M/L but the numbers for this should work out as I was looking for a more relaxed setup.

The...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By rubiksoval

The top layer is aesthetic anyway. I wouldn't...

The top layer is aesthetic anyway. I wouldn't worry about it since you'll never see it once the rim tape, tube, and tire go on.

The bit about it being a point of failure is hilariously ridiculous.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By delbiker1

Iron on hem tape.

Iron on hem tape.
11-02-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By 2cam16

Good for them! The brothers and the team deserve...

Good for them! The brothers and the team deserve it! :thumb::thumb:
11-02-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By Hapsmo911

L39ion goes continental

Good news on this typical monday for me. Hope they can secure and maintain sponsorship..
...
11-01-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 906,051
Posted By big john

Shouldn't a cyclist get their girlfriend to do...

Shouldn't a cyclist get their girlfriend to do that?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,092
Posted By rubiksoval

If you combine the hand position of top right...

If you combine the hand position of top right with the head/back position of bottom right, there's the winner.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,668
Posted By Psimet2001

That's exactly why dealers exist. We get paid...

That's exactly why dealers exist. We get paid handle that. Communication to SRAM becomes much more streamlined and fact based that has gone through the lens of training and experience. They have our...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,309
Posted By Koyote

Hideous.

Hideous.
10-16-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By pdlamb

Just thinking out loud, as it were. Could you...

Just thinking out loud, as it were. Could you leave the BB in for the painting, then just unscrew it when you're ready to build the bike back up?

______________

Brifter: a good bit of jargon...
10-15-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By unterhausen

I always do it after. on a frame I built I also...

I always do it after.
on a frame I built I also do it before.
10-14-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 317,441
Posted By ridethecliche

Ffs

Ffs
10-14-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By vespasianus

As a guy who runs Campag on both his bikes, I...

As a guy who runs Campag on both his bikes, I would not agree with this. Shimano 105 is excellent and honestly shifts very similar to a chorus level campag system and is miles ahead of something like...
10-14-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By jadocs

Interested in this as well. What does a complete...

Interested in this as well. What does a complete "refresh" for $100 mean? The cost of parts and labor makes me think this is refresh is mostly an inspection.
10-14-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By shelbyfv

^^Yep. Also if the Campy is from the past decade...

^^Yep. Also if the Campy is from the past decade springs won't do it, have to replace the entire shifter innards. This is an old saw that won't die.
10-14-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By pdlamb

Only if you can (a) find the parts (they're not...

Only if you can (a) find the parts (they're not making them any more) and (b) you do the work yourself. I think I paid $40 for a new spring carrier last spring, and the one time I had a shop do it,...
10-14-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 317,441
Posted By gsteinb

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x338/fm3ouqh_7d1af102c2c9f9d749314f8c72105f8c55b436eb.gif
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By rubiksoval

All anecdotal, I guess, but in 14 years and eight...

All anecdotal, I guess, but in 14 years and eight or nine bikes with a myriad of aluminum and carbon components, including a current 15 lb Chinese frame/fork with Chinese rims, 98 gram Chinese carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,956
Posted By DangerousDanR

Living in Fargo, wind is a fact of life. The...

Living in Fargo, wind is a fact of life. The Weather service forecast for today is:

"North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph."

That is a low wind...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,572
Posted By rubiksoval

Level seats are old school and uncomfortable (and...

Level seats are old school and uncomfortable (and a result of archaic UCI regulations that have thankfully changed). If you want to get low and fast, a tilted seat is likely to be way more...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By JS41989

My First Century Ride

I picked up my first road bike on June 27th. Though I’d been cycling frequently during the shutdown, I had never biked more than 19 miles on my hybrid. I set a goal after picking up my Tarmac to...
10-05-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Milton Keynes

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/450x450/7c73454f_c828_4008_a5f9_164552f8449d_1_31ad8b6b230d87e79ebfc33abf526048_jpeg_46505ea0b9b33e5da381364b36c3788cc2db1aff.jpg
09-27-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,534
Posted By Charliekeet

Versatility is good, as the coach knows. But that...

Versatility is good, as the coach knows. But that sounds like too much to pay for the frame, so I wouldn’t. I’d wait and find a “worse” frame to pair with your Ultegra set that’s lying fallow, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By rubiksoval

That bike has been out for a couple of years now.

That bike has been out for a couple of years now.
09-25-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By Kapusta

If I find myself swapping tires more than a few...

If I find myself swapping tires more than a few times a year, that leads to a second wheel-set, and a second wheel-set always grows into a new bike.

But as far as the tires go... no problems if...
09-24-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By katsup

Yes, as long as you don't damage the tire. It...

Yes, as long as you don't damage the tire. It may get messy if you run tubeless.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,033
Posted By illdrag0n

Lake wide. Heels are much wider in comparison to...

Lake wide. Heels are much wider in comparison to my Shimano wide
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,033
Posted By WhyFi

Lake and Bont are the two main players in wide...

Lake and Bont are the two main players in wide cycling shoes, though they can be hard to find in-store. Lake, at least, has a good measuring method and fitting chart on their website.
09-23-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 906,051
Posted By big john

I had Biopace in 1987. Does that count as oval?

I had Biopace in 1987. Does that count as oval?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 04:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 693
Posted By rubiksoval

That seems really loud and too distinct for the...

That seems really loud and too distinct for the valve extender (in the past mine has been more of a rattle than a thump), but maybe? Put a piece of electrical tape around the valve extenders and see....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 693
Posted By colnago62

Sometimes the valve stem will make noise deep...

Sometimes the valve stem will make noise deep section wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,662
Posted By rubiksoval

Well, this guy wears gloves and a $168,000 +...

Well, this guy wears gloves and a $168,000 + watch, so, that's what's actually cool.

https://timeandtidewatches.com/richard-mille-julian-alaphilippe-cycling/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,662
Posted By genejockey

? That's like saying "I'm older than you are...

?

That's like saying "I'm older than you are tall!" or "I weigh more than you have teeth!"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,662
Posted By Rides4Beer

You spend way too much time worrying about what...

You spend way too much time worrying about what other people are doing, just ride your bike. :thumb:
09-21-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Kind of mean giving someone a mediocre macrobrew,...

Kind of mean giving someone a mediocre macrobrew, but your appreciation was sincere, so your karma is once again in balance. :)
09-21-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,158
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Are you crazy? You could have bought a Subaru...

Are you crazy? You could have bought a Subaru Impreza and have been bored out of your skull driving a milktoast vehicle transporting your bicycling in the back to prevent the eventual rear-end...
09-21-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,206
Views: 313,037
Posted By WorldIRC

I wear a helmet on every ride that is beyond a...

I wear a helmet on every ride that is beyond a quick "test on my street after making adjustments" .

POC Ventral Air SPIN
09-20-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,145
Posted By tomato coupe

Auto manufacturers should publish the stack and...

Auto manufacturers should publish the stack and reach of their cars.
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