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08-22-17, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 856
Posted By snidely

Tell your friend to move all the other bikes to a...

Tell your friend to move all the other bikes to a safe place. Good chance them or their friends will be back for the rest.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-17, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,673
Posted By snidely

Something else to consider is that Shimano has a...

Something else to consider is that Shimano has a satisfaction guarantee for I think 30 days. Try them out, and return if you don't like them for any reason.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-17, 01:17 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,478
Posted By snidely

When do we get to see the bike? I mean the WHOLE...

When do we get to see the bike? I mean the WHOLE complete bike.
07-28-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,445
Posted By snidely

Go for it, OP! Don't ever let anyone tell you...

Go for it, OP! Don't ever let anyone tell you that you can't. Because until you try, you'll never know.


Even if you don't become World Champ, good things will come from your efforts. There is no...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-17, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,673
Posted By snidely

The S-Phyre is really popular around my area. And...

The S-Phyre is really popular around my area. And I hear good things from people wearing them.


My wife didn't care for the fit, though. And the material against the heel of your foot is kind of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-17, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,755
Posted By snidely

Congrats, OP! Looking forward to seeing the build...

Congrats, OP! Looking forward to seeing the build progress.


I'm guessing it was Lynskey selling it on ebay? Their customer service is really good, IME.
07-20-17, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4,974
Views: 3,492,631
Posted By snidely

And the wife's gravel bike: ...

And the wife's gravel bike:


http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l144/FF4Fun/20170711_193952_zpsbdis7lry.jpg
07-20-17, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4,974
Views: 3,492,631
Posted By snidely

Let's see if this pic shows up any bigger. ...

Let's see if this pic shows up any bigger.


1x11
SRAM Force Crank
SRAM Apex Levers/Hydro Brakes
SRAM CX1 RD
Roval Wheelset
PR Gravel King 35 Rear
WTB Nano 40 Front
07-20-17, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4,974
Views: 3,492,631
Posted By snidely

My first (Salsa Chili Con Crosso): ...

My first (Salsa Chili Con Crosso):
http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l144/FF4Fun/f2abbc9d-0c78-4ece-8542-f17cab43ba63_zpskfnyuwbr.jpg


My most recent (Trek Crockett):...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 02:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,483
Posted By snidely

I've seen a lot of pretty cool (and nice) vintage...

I've seen a lot of pretty cool (and nice) vintage road bikes on Craigslist in my area for $150-$250. Something like that should be good enough for what you're trying to accomplish. And MUCH better...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-17, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By snidely

It's an aero climber designed for long distances....

It's an aero climber designed for long distances. They should charge more money for that.
07-10-17, 02:39 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 69,094
Posted By snidely

I guess I misinterpreted your previous post. I...

I guess I misinterpreted your previous post. I thought you were implying that they had money to live elsewhere, but chose the trail-side camp instead.


I agree that it is condoned, simply by the...
07-10-17, 10:58 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 69,094
Posted By snidely

That is assuming they actually paid for the...

That is assuming they actually paid for the equipment and materials they were using.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-17, 01:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,267
Posted By snidely

Zero to full ****** in around 7.2 posts....

Zero to full ****** in around 7.2 posts. Depending on the first post, obviously. If it's the right thread, full ****** can be reached in the first post.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-17, 12:17 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-17, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By snidely

Look. Definitely go for your "dream".

Look. Definitely go for your "dream".
07-03-17, 09:41 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 69,094
Posted By snidely

Apparently you don't have much experience with...

Apparently you don't have much experience with Government in CA. Logical and reasonable argument? Those things mean nothing here. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-17, 05:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,488
Posted By snidely

Hey, don't aggravate the OP! You can only choose...

Hey, don't aggravate the OP! You can only choose between the two options, OK?!


You can either like it, or quit riding your bike!;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-17, 09:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,488
Posted By snidely

41

41
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-17, 10:37 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,390
Posted By snidely

My favorite at this moment are the Rapha Climber...

My favorite at this moment are the Rapha Climber Shoes.






BOA dials make for the easiest on-the-bike shoe adjustments of any closure system. That's the one thing I miss in not having them.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-17, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,377
Posted By snidely

Mettle Speed Strap Mettle Speed Strap ?...

Mettle Speed Strap


Mettle Speed Strap ? Mettle Cycling (http://www.mettlecycling.com/thegoods/mettle-speed-strap-pre-order)
05-31-17, 10:16 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 69,094
Posted By snidely

The worst stretch (if I recall accurately) seems...

The worst stretch (if I recall accurately) seems to be from approximately 1 mile north of Honda Center, south to about Edna Park. Then they're scattered under the bridges and random areas.


This...
05-30-17, 03:48 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 69,094
Posted By snidely

Just an update on my perspective in this thread: ...

Just an update on my perspective in this thread:


I now feel completely unsafe riding anything south of the Honda Center on SART. The situation there is just horrendous. One homeless person on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-17, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By snidely

No, IMO.

No, IMO.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-17, 04:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,657
Posted By snidely

+++++++

+++++++
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-17, 12:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,747
Posted By snidely

:eek:

:eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-17, 12:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,747
Posted By snidely

Shhhhhhh. Don't give away the secret so fast. I...

Shhhhhhh. Don't give away the secret so fast. I want to wait for his thread titled "why do I keep getting sores on my a**".
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-17, 12:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,879
Posted By snidely

LOL A guy on a Pinarello Dogma F10...

LOL


A guy on a Pinarello Dogma F10 travelling 21kph will arrive at the finish of a 40km TT in the exact same time as a guy riding a beach cruiser at 21kph. Regardless of which computer they are...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-17, 12:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,897
Posted By snidely

I can't recommend a specific shoe in that price...

I can't recommend a specific shoe in that price range. Sorry.


Since you didn't have any issues with your Scott's, perhaps you are lucky enough to have a foot that is easy to accommodate with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-17, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,997,340
Posted By snidely

Hot

Hot
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-17, 11:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,751
Posted By snidely

http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l144/FF4Fun/3hol...

http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l144/FF4Fun/3holdsworth_competition_header_zpshy5wmvwz.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-17, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,452
Posted By snidely

With a less stiff sole, get the pedal with the...

With a less stiff sole, get the pedal with the extra platform.


With a more stiff shoe, skip the platform.


Yes, the greater stiffness will be a notable difference in comfort, IMO.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-17, 10:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,747
Posted By snidely

Rapha Lightweight Bibs Assos Mille S5...

Rapha Lightweight Bibs


Assos Mille S5 Bibs


Rapha Core S/S Jersey


Santini 2BCool Jersey
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-17, 09:45 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,657
Posted By snidely

The curve I'm referring to is more extreme, like...

The curve I'm referring to is more extreme, like in a wrap-around glass. It makes the lens-making process more complex.


Maybe I brought something into the conversation that didn't belong.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-17, 05:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,657
Posted By snidely

Anything with a curved lens (like in your...

Anything with a curved lens (like in your picture) is not so simple. IMO, Oakley owns the market on good optics in a curved lens. I've never experienced another one that didn't have distortion.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-17, 11:49 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,657
Posted By snidely

Oakley prescription is the only way to go, IMO....

Oakley prescription is the only way to go, IMO. Well worth the $. They have the wrap-style prescription nailed to perfection. The optics and prescription-specific lenses are the best quality.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,371
Posted By snidely

Hot. That bike deserves to be kept indoors. Buy a...

Hot. That bike deserves to be kept indoors. Buy a nice stand and put it in your living room.
03-21-17, 01:45 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 15,598
Posted By snidely

Maybe you should go and ride the section of trail...

Maybe you should go and ride the section of trail being discussed. I don't see a lack of compassion here. I see frustration at the ENORMOUS problem in the area.


The videos, photos, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-17, 06:11 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 12,744
Posted By snidely

Vous ne serez jamais pris au sérieux.

Vous ne serez jamais pris au sérieux.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-17, 05:13 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 12,744
Posted By snidely

In all seriousness, two words............. ...

In all seriousness, two words.............


White. Shoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-17, 03:43 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 12,744
Posted By snidely

Non tu n'es pas :)

Non tu n'es pas


:)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-17, 03:33 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 12,744
Posted By snidely

My world is shattered.

My world is shattered.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-17, 03:20 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 12,744
Posted By snidely

:thumb: I think those of us that publicly...

:thumb:

I think those of us that publicly identify as serious in French may be more highly regarded, because French sounds impressive.

Like using the term "bidon". When a cyclist says "bidon",...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,892
Posted By snidely

Negative.

Negative.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-17, 01:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,892
Posted By snidely

OP, I'm not seeing anything so different in your...

OP, I'm not seeing anything so different in your 3 choices vs your Trek 830 that makes it worth the purchase.


Putting narrower road tires on the Trek will get you to the same place at a much...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-17, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,892
Posted By snidely

Myth. I had a frame broken in 4 places....

Myth.


I had a frame broken in 4 places. Repaired for $300 including touch-up paint.


And aluminum is not very repairable, so that would have to be a complete replacement if broken. Cost?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-17, 04:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,457
Posted By snidely

Nice job on doing your homework! Sorry it didn't...

Nice job on doing your homework! Sorry it didn't work out.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-17, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By snidely

Congrats! Never heard of that builder, but I do...

Congrats! Never heard of that builder, but I do love my Ti bike.


Enjoy!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-17, 04:46 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,457
Posted By snidely

It's us, not you. :innocent: Really.

It's us, not you. :innocent:


Really.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-17, 04:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,457
Posted By snidely

The situation was closer than you think to the...

The situation was closer than you think to the OP's.


Except yes, I did buy the wheels. And no, it wasn't international.


I guess good deeds don't cross international boundaries. :innocent:
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