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Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-23, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 284,727
Posted By Eric F

I'm not a lightweight guy (currently 182), but I...

I'm not a lightweight guy (currently 182), but I have no concern with the performance of these wheels, in any terrain. For the bars, I generally prefer a smooth curve, but these are fine for my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-23, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 284,727
Posted By bampilot06

I believe the frame used to be dark blue.

I believe the frame used to be dark blue.
08-16-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17,302
Views: 1,235,640
Posted By burnthesheep

All time PR for 5min power, outdoors, on variable...

All time PR for 5min power, outdoors, on variable terrain during the Saturday team ride. Surely indoors in a constant power could squeeze some more.

Local hill "Lystra". Our team did a 4 man...
05-31-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,557
Posted By prj71

This subject has been beat to death. A simple...

This subject has been beat to death. A simple google search will give you all the answers that you seek.
03-16-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,699
Posted By chas58

The new Specialized Crux would fit the bill...

The new Specialized Crux would fit the bill nicely. Its an endurance road bike that fits wide tires. Basically an Aethos with larger tires. I'm guessing anything with the "S" is out of your price...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 142,414
Posted By cycledog1

Yes, the 02 was probably the nicest paint job and...

Yes, the 02 was probably the nicest paint job and in the last years of the all 853 select and pro frames before they went to the spine and ox plat tubing (*04/05 or so) --------- which was just as...
09-20-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17,302
Views: 1,235,640
Posted By TMonk

The knee issue popped up before I had the new...

The knee issue popped up before I had the new bike built. Strangely enough, the short bouts of riding I've done on the new MTB have given me 0 issues; they have been from my two seasoned road bikes....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By PeteHski

Fizik now have a few wide fitting, high volume...

Fizik now have a few wide fitting, high volume options too. I have been using the Fizik Tempo Overcurve R4 Wide for about 12 months now and they are pretty wide with a very generous toe-box. I...
08-10-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,419
Posted By carpediemracing

I responded to the one thing but didn't realize...

I responded to the one thing but didn't realize there was other stuff because however I got into the comment.

I found that VO2max intervals really helped me. I hate intervals though so I generally...
08-10-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,419
Posted By carpediemracing

haha no offense. I know what I am and I am what I...

haha no offense. I know what I am and I am what I am.

Honestly at the back of the field I do very few big efforts. Generally I coast into the back of the group as they exit each turn, I try not to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,755
Posted By RNAV

Thank you for your very informative post! I'll...

Thank you for your very informative post! I'll have to update my sig to '06 . . . I was uncertain of the year when I acquired the frame. But, it was definitely a Croix de fer and it was definitely...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,755
Posted By RNAV

I think you should get it repaired, then...

I think you should get it repaired, then repainted. Personally, I'm a fan of custom paint jobs on Lemonds.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,755
Posted By Lazyass

That sucks but if you came out alive and not...

That sucks but if you came out alive and not permanently disabled then you actually had a good day.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,755
Posted By Eric F

According to the BF collective, carbon fiber...

According to the BF collective, carbon fiber frames don't crack, they assplode. All of them. Every day.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,755
Posted By datlas

RIP. I hope it had a good life.

RIP. I hope it had a good life.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,755
Posted By ericcox

So sad - glad it served you well. Is / was...

So sad - glad it served you well.

Is / was NC State in the ACCC with UVA, West Virginia, VA Tech, etc.? I seem to remember they were - I raced very briefly for UVA when I was in grad school in...
04-28-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5,297
Views: 3,724,356
Posted By justin1138

latest gravel project. went a bit retro with...

latest gravel project. went a bit retro with this one...

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04-26-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5,297
Views: 3,724,356
Posted By rosefarts

I built these last spring knowing that I'd be...

I built these last spring knowing that I'd be getting a gravel bike sooner than later. It's 32h front and rear and DB with aluminum nips. I'm 140lbs and dropping.

I rode them through the summer on...
04-03-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5,297
Views: 3,724,356
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Am I doing this right lol? ...

Am I doing this right lol?
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03-30-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,120
Posted By grolby

The differences between cyclocross and gravel...

The differences between cyclocross and gravel bikes are greatly exaggerated. There’s a lot
of overlap and gravel bikes essentially developed as an evolution of cyclocross bikes. On average CX bikes...
02-28-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5,297
Views: 3,724,356
Posted By DorkDisk

I figured I had to finish this up; it was...

I figured I had to finish this up; it was intended to be a winter bike.

Made in USA with True Temper OX, this piggish Trek now has a bunch of lipstick applied. Built with Sora shifters, Deore...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,052
Posted By HTupolev

Up in the foothills of the Cascade mountains,...

Up in the foothills of the Cascade mountains, north of Seattle, WA, looking toward Mt Rainier

https://i.imgur.com/iQalbCS.jpg
01-13-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 42,501
Posted By mstateglfr

He just says stuff that is obvious, pay no mind. ...

He just says stuff that is obvious, pay no mind.
Of course that bike is only nice for someone if it fits them. That applies to really any bike.
01-04-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,342
Posted By mstateglfr

Oh, I didnt think it looked awkward. There is...

Oh, I didnt think it looked awkward. There is some room in the stays and fork, but if I saw someone riding that on the road I wouldnt think twice.
Thats the whole trend right now- 2 wheelsets 1...
01-04-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,342
Posted By chaadster

It’s got that wet cat look with skinnies on it!...

It’s got that wet cat look with skinnies on it! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,052
Posted By ooga-booga

el monte road-lakeside, ca ...

el monte road-lakeside, ca


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08-18-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,854
Posted By BluFalconActual

Yeah, part of the "problem" with the gravel scene...

Yeah, part of the "problem" with the gravel scene is that it is such a wide spectrum of what is considered "gravel". For where I live and where I like to ride, a subcompact 2x drivetrain and 42c...
07-21-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,354
Posted By gsteinb

Kevin!

Kevin!
06-09-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5,297
Views: 3,724,356
Posted By Soundtallica

My new pride and joy, a Look 765 Gravel RS. I was...

My new pride and joy, a Look 765 Gravel RS. I was debating getting the new 2021 Diverge, but ultimately this won out because I was able to get one of the last medium frames from the previous model...
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