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Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Rusty Peters

I have two batteries and a charger purchased from...

I have two batteries and a charger purchased from Amazon. I think I paid ~$45 for the lot. It all works perfectly. I can't tell the cheap clones from the Sram versions unless I look closely.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By JohnJ80

They all interchange. The same battery and same...

They all interchange. The same battery and same charger are used for both eTap and AXS. We have both systems and we intermix the batteries all the time. In point of fact, I can't even tell which...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By GhostRider62

I have about 8 batteries and three different...

I have about 8 batteries and three different chargers from the AXS and eTap group, they all play well together.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By Silver Steve

They call it a "myopia frame" in the listing. ...

They call it a "myopia frame" in the listing.
You need to have lenses made with your prescription to fit in the "myopia frame".
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By Mtracer

I also use inexpensive "sport" glasses with...

I also use inexpensive "sport" glasses with reader lenses built in.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07DYYD269/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By Calsun

Sadly, past the age of 40 I have needed a...

Sadly, past the age of 40 I have needed a diapoter magnification to read my bike computer display. I started using the Specchio mirrors that attach with a magnet to the front of eyeglasses but work...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By Silver Steve

I've been using these from Amazon. They come with...

I've been using these from Amazon. They come with an RX insert.
KAPVOE cycling Glasses...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By Calsun

Safety Readers work quite well for the most part....

Safety Readers work quite well for the most part. The 3M ones have the diopter lens too high and this interferes with normal viewing but these are the exceptions. A $20 pair of polycarbonate safety...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By Jack Tone

Thanks, Bought one of each.

Thanks, Bought one of each.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By Iride01

Just a recommedation if you do get safety glasses...

Just a recommedation if you do get safety glasses or other glasses with inexpensive plastic lenses. Use a 100% cotton cloth to clean them and the lenses will remain pristine and unscratched for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By Camilo

If you don't need a prescription, just get some...

If you don't need a prescription, just get some tinted safety glasses with cheaters. You can also get stick-on cheaters to put on sunglasses. I tried them but they're surprisingly expensive compared...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By rm -rf

I've been using the same stick-on bifocals for a...

I've been using the same stick-on bifocals for a dozen years. See this 2018 thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1145999-stick-bi-focal-lenses.html) for more info.

From...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By cxwrench

I still have a couple of these stuck to...

I still have a couple of these stuck to sunglasses I really like, they actually work really well.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By Madridjoe

Been using these https://dualeyewear.com/ for a...

Been using these https://dualeyewear.com/ for a few years now. Especially handy if I get a flat and have to find that small piece of glass or wire. Work fine with my Garmin, GPS in my truck and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By rwh

+1 to progressive lenses. It took me two weeks of...

+1 to progressive lenses. It took me two weeks of vertigo to get used to it but now everything is in focus. My sunglasses aren't progressive, so I just lift them up to when I can't focus on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By indyfabz

Tifosi makes cycling glasses with a reading strip...

Tifosi makes cycling glasses with a reading strip built in. Personally, I have Rudy Project bifocals with an inset. That way you can change your Rx without changing lenses.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By Iride01

Very inexpensive safety glasses with a bifocal. ...

Very inexpensive safety glasses with a bifocal.

https://cdn11.bigcommerce.com/s-d8bzk61/images/stencil/100x100/products/1036/8596/BF51__08470.1493233188.jpg?c=2 for bright sun...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By bblair

The super cheapo method is to buy those stick-on...

The super cheapo method is to buy those stick-on closeup lenses that you stick on your sunglasses. I did that for a few years, and they work ok unless they fall off. Cheap, so buy a few sets.

Or,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By ratell

I use wahoo’s zoom in feature and accept seeing...

I use wahoo’s zoom in feature and accept seeing less data.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By cxwrench

Progressive lens.

Progressive lens.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By phtomita

I wear bifocal glasses with light sensitivity...

I wear bifocal glasses with light sensitivity lens. When started riding I though to have something holding it, but never needed it and just don't pay attention to it anymore.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By KJ43

I try to set my data screens up so the...

I try to set my data screens up so the information is as easy to read as possible. My eyesight is fine except for my old eyes needing readers so I'm not wearing glasses when I ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By waters60

Bought my first prescription sunglasses for...

Bought my first prescription sunglasses for riding but forgot the reading part! Bifocals are what you need.
11-21-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,009
Posted By Cyclcist11023131

Dog

My Dog is fine! You should watch out. We were fine before you rode into our space. You need a bell so I can ignore you with my headphones on. Wait, Iíll put a 25 foot leash on and walk on one side...
10-30-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,009
Posted By tendency

Either you are joking or are in fact one of the...

Either you are joking or are in fact one of the TOTALLY clueless dog owners I sadly encounter all too often.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 284,727
Posted By dscohen

I can only pull an additional single 10mm headset...

I can only pull an additional single 10mm headset spacer out of the front end. The remaining 15mm has to be there given the design of the bottom of the Wilier Stemma, the way the brakes hoses and Di2...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,562
Posted By GlennR

Have the customer send you copies of the...

Have the customer send you copies of the invoices, cross reference them with your documentation and if they match, just refund him the money and tell him to toss the parts in the trash.

You'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,562
Posted By Bob Dopolina

Worst. Customer. Evar!

Well, I suspect this will get ugly at some point.

We deal with a wide variety of customers in terms of their technical knowledge. Since we sell a lot of small parts, this really does come into...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 284,727
Posted By abshipp

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Frameset: 1977 Schwinn Super Le Tour 12.2
Shifty bits: Shimano 5800 11 speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 25,110
Posted By Bah Humbug

Things that don't work generally don't require...

Things that don't work generally don't require much lube.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,363
Posted By rubiksoval

If you're not in a race or going for a segment...

If you're not in a race or going for a segment and you're doing that, you look like a tool...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,363
Posted By rubiksoval

Wut?

Wut?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,768
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

But people laugh at you when you try to ride your...

But people laugh at you when you try to ride your Peloton on the road. ;)

At least my overpriced bicycle is actually a bicycle, whether itís attached to my overpriced trainer or just sitting on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,029
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I've been using a Lezyne for years. It's fine,...

I've been using a Lezyne for years. It's fine, well made, works every time. I don't really think about the chuck. I know how the chuck works, it works fine, I know how to hold the hose fitting...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,092
Posted By Psimet2001

Yeah I have spent years trying to figure out why...

Yeah I have spent years trying to figure out why expensive stuff in this specific hobby seems to draw so much ire.

The only thing I keep coming back to is the concept that we seem to view...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,092
Posted By msu2001la

A $50k bass boat is the S-works of the fishing...

A $50k bass boat is the S-works of the fishing world.

Is it needed to go fishing? No.
Does it help you catch more fish? Probably not.
Is it still a fun toy to own, even if the price tag is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,866
Posted By JohnJ80

No, Iím saying that itís important to know when...

No, Iím saying that itís important to know when ice *will* form so you can go riding when it doesnít or wonít. If you live in places where ice forms, you miss a lot of riding if you are ignorant...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 531,611
Posted By AlgarveCycling

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,898
Posted By tomato coupe

Better to buy high-end used or mid-range new? ...

Better to buy high-end used or mid-range new?

I'd compromise and buy high-end new.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,092
Posted By guadzilla

Yeah well, it is a halo product build precisely...

Yeah well, it is a halo product build precisely around the super low weight. If that's not your thing, why yes, Spesh does have heavier versions on sale for around $2500-3000.

Its an add-on, not a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,092
Posted By tyrion

It's refreshing to get away from the racing...

It's refreshing to get away from the racing mindset and focus solely on spending money.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,092
Posted By WhyFi

So don't buy it.

So don't buy it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By canklecat

It's a valid question. A friend I used to ride...

It's a valid question. A friend I used to ride with has had to give up most road rides because he runs a one man business with contractors, 24/7, and relies on being available to be the dispatcher....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,734
Posted By guadzilla

So about that. The fact that there are voids in...

So about that. The fact that there are voids in the carbon frame is just data - not information. For it to have meaning, it is useful to know:
- What is the typical acceptable limit for voids in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,734
Posted By noodle soup

After seeing how he has the bars/shifters set up,...

After seeing how he has the bars/shifters set up, I’m absolutely convinced that he knows nothing about cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,071
Posted By brunes83

So I finally rode Guardsman Pass from the Midway...

So I finally rode Guardsman Pass from the Midway side, and it was tough. It's about 4000 ft of climbing in a little less than 9 miles. I was happy to hold about 250 watts (which is good for me),...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,532
Posted By tomato coupe

In every movie depicting the collapse of society,...

In every movie depicting the collapse of society, everyone has guns and ammo, but no one has a decent pair of bib shorts. Good bib shorts will be worth a fortune when the **** hits the fan, so stock...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,137
Posted By gsteinb

Pete's ghost bike ...

Pete's ghost bike

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/449x441/105318950_10218213446954628_7166404689249534308_n_a219c91e478663b396d4931410a775b4339649e9.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 29,302
Posted By trailangel

Yes.... WHYFI....Unearned speed...... I think...

Yes.... WHYFI....Unearned speed......
I think this is major concern with ebikes.... not that people don't like or want them, but all of a sudden less experienced riders are going faster than their...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 29,302
Posted By WhyFi

One of my concerns with regards to this is the...

One of my concerns with regards to this is the unearned speed thing. Not in the sense that they don't deserve to go that fast, but in that it didn't take them time to get that fit to go that fast;...
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