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01-17-23, 04:33 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,161
Posted By Ironfish653

Funny, MTB guys find it useful to be able to lock...

Funny, MTB guys find it useful to be able to lock up the rear wheel. A locked rear wheel is also fairly easy to control, if you've got your weight back, like you should, when you're braking hard.
...
01-12-23, 10:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,179
Posted By tomato coupe

Yeah, that's it. Without a doubt.

Yeah, that's it. Without a doubt.
12-27-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 934
Posted By mstateglfr

https://www.castelli-cycling.com/US/en/Men/Cycling...

https://www.castelli-cycling.com/US/en/Men/Cycling/Top/Vests/PERFETTO-RoS-VEST/p/4519504_085
The goretex is on the front as a wind stopper and to resist water. On the back, there is neither wind...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,902
Posted By tomato coupe

Not really.

Not really.
10-06-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,615
Posted By rsbob

Gives a whole new meaning to ‘drop bars’

Gives a whole new meaning to ‘drop bars’
09-27-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,172
Posted By Koyote

Should I also post my net worth, penis length,...

Should I also post my net worth, penis length, and annual mileage?
09-07-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 634
Posted By alcjphil

Learn to be able to drink while riding. The ride...

Learn to be able to drink while riding. The ride will not be interrupted or slowed down. If you can't manage a water bottle, buy a hydration pack
09-07-22, 02:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,437
Posted By datlas

Likely marketing/hype, but allegedly 4D not only...

Likely marketing/hype, but allegedly 4D not only has thicker/thinner padding but varying density for better comfort over pressure points with less bulge/bunching in areas where not needed.

At...
09-05-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 912
Posted By Iride01

When I had the wider 42 cm drops on my bike, I...

When I had the wider 42 cm drops on my bike, I was feeling a little annoyance right above my elbow. I changed to 38 cm drop bars and haven't had that issue show up again.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 831
Posted By Sy Reene

Just go thru the clearance/sale prices. Eg....

Just go thru the clearance/sale prices. Eg. https://www.sierra.com/mens-socks~d~150/pearl-izumi~b~16055,33335/
08-31-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,747
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Uninformed rhetoric, perhaps, but defiantly not...

Uninformed rhetoric, perhaps, but defiantly not common sense.
08-31-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,747
Posted By Fredo76

According to...

According to https://biz30.timedoctor.com/average-salary-in-india/, the minimum wage in India varies by location, from $8/day in New Delhi, to $4/day in rural areas. Common prejudice, more like.
08-30-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,688
Posted By Maelochs

I tend to agree with Iride01. The people who are...

I tend to agree with Iride01. The people who are going to get mad at lycra are already mad, they are just looking for targets. Wear what works and deal with the loonies.

Not sure what urban areas...
08-11-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By redlude97

*caliper

*caliper
08-01-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By Koyote

Canari is a relatively cheap brand. Better shorts...

Canari is a relatively cheap brand. Better shorts will perform better. Buying them in the proper size (they should be tight) will help, too.

But, to your question: yes, bibs do stay in position...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,934
Posted By WhyFi

Man, Clif Bars were such a revelation after years...

Man, Clif Bars were such a revelation after years of choking down gritty horse poo PowerBars; those things were awful.
07-16-22, 07:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By SpedFast

If your tires get UV rot (dry rot) before you...

If your tires get UV rot (dry rot) before you wear the tread off just from sitting in the sun then you need to rethink owning a bike. OTOH, I was told by a tire mfg rep that the rubber in tire...
07-14-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,390
Posted By greatbasin

I was discussing motorists striking cyclists with...

I was discussing motorists striking cyclists with my wife and my teen son who is about to start driving. I've taken my sons (the other is a year away from driving) cycle touring in both rural and...
07-11-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,969
Posted By livedarklions

Our motors vary so much individually that general...

Our motors vary so much individually that general principles of science really only get you so far in predicting how things are going to work out in the real world.
07-09-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 786
Posted By alcjphil

Years ago a group of us were doing a training...

Years ago a group of us were doing a training session for a team time trial along a road that borders the St Lawrence river. At that time there were thousands of large flies along the route. One of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-22, 05:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By koala logs

On all my foot wear I use to ride, they're a bit...

On all my foot wear I use to ride, they're a bit more loose than snug, I removed the insoles, and use thin socks. No discomfort whatsoever on the feet on nonstop 6 hr rides.

The irony is I only...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By urbanknight

My understanding is that hot spots can be caused...

My understanding is that hot spots can be caused by various types of shoe fit issues. Mine were due to the sole being too narrow. I'm not familiar with Bontrager, but I believe Specialized runs a tad...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 726
Posted By ThermionicScott

Aha, yep. They were like that from the factory...

Aha, yep. They were like that from the factory to aid shifting. You're not the first to take a close look at their chainrings and think they look damaged. :thumb:
06-29-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,102
Posted By Reflector Guy

Using a bike for transportation..... Isn't that...

Using a bike for transportation..... Isn't that what cyclists do?
06-28-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,102
Posted By 79pmooney

Having someone do something in front of you that...

Having someone do something in front of you that strikes your funnybone is not the same as "taking delight in someone's misfortune". The OP didn't ask for this, nor was their response thought out. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 830
Posted By Iride01

Two different cyclists on two different teams...

Two different cyclists on two different teams with different agreed upon terms, different motivations for each person and the rest of the team. I think it's weird that you'd compare their suitability...
06-15-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,021
Posted By cxwrench

Nomenclature is not the correct word for what...

Nomenclature is not the correct word for what you're talking about. Look it up.
06-02-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By Rolla

If the old and the new tube are both 700 and...

If the old and the new tube are both 700 and anywhere within the range of 25-32c, you’re good to go. Just get the longer valve stem. Ignore your rim measurements and any other “inch” markings. If in...
05-31-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 499
Posted By veganbikes

Is your current saddle properly fitted to you? Is...

Is your current saddle properly fitted to you? Is the height correct? Angle good? Setback good? That could be an issue and why you are having pain issues.

It could also be the saddle sometimes it...
05-25-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,534
Posted By Reynolds

Fixed

Fixed
05-23-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By msu2001la

Do your Sidi shoes have a tongue that has little...

Do your Sidi shoes have a tongue that has little slits in it like this?
...
05-22-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By Pridedog

Clip the tongue

After riding Sdis for years I just got a new pair of Megas. As usual it had an instructional paper in the box. I happened to actually look at it. It showed that the top of the tongue should be...
05-08-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,362
Posted By livedarklions

I'm with your friend's wife on this--that's an...

I'm with your friend's wife on this--that's an incredibly stupid post. No one on the road is consenting to be assaulted just by virtue of being on the road. I get that I can expect this a-hole...
04-29-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,876
Posted By livedarklions

The vast majority of people commenting in this...

The vast majority of people commenting in this thread are motorists. I am. I can say with no doubt that no one would comment on or even remember a similar "delay" if it had been caused by another...
04-15-22, 12:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,154
Posted By urbanknight

Try? Yes. Succeed? No.

Try? Yes.
Succeed? No.
03-06-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,151
Posted By Bald Paul

How about this? Don't break the law. If you do,...

How about this? Don't break the law. If you do, don't whine about being caught and punished. Don't like the law? Work to get it changed. (mic drop)
03-05-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,872
Posted By wolfchild

The actual speed difference between various tires...

The actual speed difference between various tires is so small that it makes no difference to most people who are not racing..
02-11-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,230
Posted By wolfchild

It's because those people have been brainwashed...

It's because those people have been brainwashed into believing that it's impossible to live without taking supplements and they are confused as to what the human body really needs. Our whole...
02-10-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,230
Posted By bargainguy

Do you do any stretching exercises? If you're...

Do you do any stretching exercises? If you're having problems with nighttime cramps, I'd suggest stretching after exercise and before bedtime, then re-evaluate.

The situation could be quite...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,292
Posted By prj71

Stop at the car wash with it and use the sprayer...

Stop at the car wash with it and use the sprayer in the self wash bay.
01-30-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,592
Posted By Iride01

You aren't going anywhere on a stationary bike or...

You aren't going anywhere on a stationary bike or trainer. So really you shouldn't even think of speed or distance when on them. IMO.

I only look at time, power and/or resistance level when on a...
01-18-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By ggbo951a

How do I clean tire mark off the wall?

normal apartment walls i kept inside and often touch the wall, it is quite irritating, online search reveals warm damp cloth which I tried but seems largely ineffective. Is there a much better way to...
01-18-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,335
Posted By PeteHski

Ultimately it is a relatively short climb and not...

Ultimately it is a relatively short climb and not particularly steep. So going full gas pretty much from the start and then hanging on is probably a reasonable strategy. At least without having a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,130
Posted By woodcraft

Yes, booties are warmer than toe covers. I no...

Yes, booties are warmer than toe covers. I no longer bother with toe covers. Get them large as can be a PIA to get on & off at stated size.

Try to get hi vis ones since mostly used winter/ bad...
01-06-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,533
Posted By mstateglfr

I ride extensively with a couple dozen+ teens...

I ride extensively with a couple dozen+ teens each year and many use Trek Fx1 hybrids while some use road bikes.
Compared to the dozens of kids I have ridden with thru the years, 16.5mph on flat...
12-03-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,936
Posted By indyfabz

:popcorn

:popcorn
11-23-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,403
Posted By livedarklions

I don't ride on curbs, square or rounded. It's...

I don't ride on curbs, square or rounded. It's never occurred to me to even be relevant to bicycling which type is used. Square ones are apparently safer for pedestrians than rounded ones.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,144
Posted By ericcox

The short answer is synthetic fabrics tend to...

The short answer is synthetic fabrics tend to smell worse. Fabrics that do not absorb water still absorb body oils during exercise. They also are harder to clean. Lots of good articles on this on the...
11-21-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,458
Posted By cxwrench

Not that I've ever seen...sounds like a terrible...

Not that I've ever seen...sounds like a terrible idea.
10-22-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,620
Posted By wolfchild

100% waterproof and 100% breathable doesn't...

100% waterproof and 100% breathable doesn't exist, the isn't a fabric out there that can keep water out and let sweat out at the same time...You have a choice, you can either accept getting wet with...
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