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05-02-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,025
Posted By Ferrouscious

As per above, you can hear the tires at higher...

As per above, you can hear the tires at higher speeds. You can also hear the aerodynamic drag on large fast-passing vehicles. If that's not enough, then look back or use a mirror. Varia radar if...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By Ferrouscious

the more you know...:)

the more you know...:)
04-05-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 11,010
Posted By Ferrouscious

3 words: Tariffs, COVID, demand. layer 2:...

3 words: Tariffs, COVID, demand.

layer 2: exchange rates, rising Chinese middle class.

expect to see prices drop when disc tooling costs are paid for, when demand is lower, and when bikes are...
03-24-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,928
Posted By Ferrouscious

My crappy photo contestant:

My crappy photo contestant:
03-16-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 669
Posted By Ferrouscious

chainrings from the vintage era are not matched....

chainrings from the vintage era are not matched. this is the reason why you have to buy sets of chainrings these days; the teeth and shift gates have to line up. if you're not dropping chains, don't...
02-28-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 7,703
Posted By Ferrouscious

Group rides. I need the extra motivation to...

Group rides. I need the extra motivation to really push myself.
02-26-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By Ferrouscious

Clorox wipes clean gunk from skinwall tires. It's...

Clorox wipes clean gunk from skinwall tires. It's like magic. These tires are 4 months old with 5 rain rides. They don't look it though.
02-22-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,535
Posted By Ferrouscious

246 GTS Dino with a few tasteful upgrades. Not...

246 GTS Dino with a few tasteful upgrades. Not mine, but I wish it was!
https://www.coachtrimmers.com/blog/2018/3/12/246-gts-dino-v8
02-19-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,799
Posted By Ferrouscious

*eyes narrow*

*eyes narrow*
Forum: Foo
02-18-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,390
Posted By Ferrouscious

Why don't you just set the snow on fire?

Why don't you just set the snow on fire?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,202
Posted By Ferrouscious

The OP wants to know if the Future Shock will...

The OP wants to know if the Future Shock will reduce stiffness while sprinting. It seems to me that you want to know as well. The only way we can get to the right answer is through someone with...
02-04-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By Ferrouscious

If you want improved braking and reduced noise...

If you want improved braking and reduced noise (read: no scraping sounds), get pad holders/cartridges and use kool stop salmons inserts. Your rims will thank you.
02-04-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,926
Posted By Ferrouscious

Why do I read these? I know I'm going to hate...

Why do I read these? I know I'm going to hate myself afterwards, but I still read on. smh
01-27-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,135
Posted By Ferrouscious

yikes

yikes
01-19-21, 09:38 PM
01-09-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,180
Posted By Ferrouscious

My bowl of popcorn is empty. Should I go make...

My bowl of popcorn is empty. Should I go make some more?
01-07-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,716
Posted By Ferrouscious

You've got the wrong bike buddy. The Roubaix can...

You've got the wrong bike buddy. The Roubaix can easily accommodate bar heights up to level with the saddle. Higher than that gets progressively more ugly and more compromising. The Roubaix was...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,179
Posted By Ferrouscious

First, if you are not attached to the bike at...

First, if you are not attached to the bike at 120+ rpm, you should be. Way too easy to come flying off the pedals. Second, work on your technique. Third, move forward on the saddle. The faster your...
01-01-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,803
Posted By Ferrouscious

I only use Maillard QR skewers. I've popped open...

I only use Maillard QR skewers. I've popped open all-steel Shimano skewers as well as the newer aluminum/steel Shimano skewers. Yes, popped them open. I haven't tried Campy skewers, but I reckon if...
12-27-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By Ferrouscious

fizik arione fabric scoop flat a 2x4

fizik arione
fabric scoop flat
a 2x4
11-19-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,456
Posted By Ferrouscious

My end goal? The Perfect Ride

My end goal?

The Perfect Ride
11-19-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,058
Posted By Ferrouscious

Your repair seems well thought out. Bravo. Keep...

Your repair seems well thought out. Bravo. Keep an eye on it though.
11-16-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By Ferrouscious

If you are comfortable, don't touch anything....

If you are comfortable, don't touch anything. Some of us spend years getting to that point. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
11-11-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By Ferrouscious

Don't cross chain.

Don't cross chain.
11-06-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,018
Posted By Ferrouscious

I looked at the geometry of both bikes to see if...

I looked at the geometry of both bikes to see if Fuji was sizing their bikes weirdly. They are not. This means one thing...
The Fuji is WAY too small for you. How tall are you?

data points:
Felt...
Replies: 27
Views: 3,657
Posted By Ferrouscious

carbon repair? bash guard in the future,, ...

carbon repair? bash guard in the future,,
specialized stumpjumper has it stock, others too...
10-25-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,933
Posted By Ferrouscious

Specialized still makes the CruX which is an...

Specialized still makes the CruX which is an all-out cyclo-cross bicycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 17,468
Posted By Ferrouscious

What's the point? To reduce the amount of skill...

What's the point? To reduce the amount of skill required to ride a bike. "What a stupide idea!" you say. No, not at all. Take downtube friction shifters. Can you shift them? I bet you can. Now can...
10-19-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,975
Posted By Ferrouscious

Properly installed full-coverage mudguards can...

Properly installed full-coverage mudguards can look quite sleek. The key word is "properly". Look at SKS Longboards and Velo Orange mudguards as a starting point.
10-18-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 816
Posted By Ferrouscious

Most likely they will not work. Cable pull is...

Most likely they will not work. Cable pull is different.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,821
Posted By Ferrouscious

Pretty sure there was. Just super expensive and...

Pretty sure there was. Just super expensive and difficult to do. Like this bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,045
Posted By Ferrouscious

nah

nah
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-20, 09:56 PM
09-28-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 8,921
Posted By Ferrouscious

Braking is an acquired skill, no matter what...

Braking is an acquired skill, no matter what you're riding. Do you expect a teenager on their first drive to do everything perfectly and safely? No. Why is this an expectation for bikes? Bikes...
09-27-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,585
Posted By Ferrouscious

I was hoping that bike would show up!

I was hoping that bike would show up!
09-16-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By Ferrouscious

Now that you [/mention] it...

Now that you [/mention] it...
09-07-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By Ferrouscious

Is the Merckx still doing ok?

Is the Merckx still doing ok?
09-06-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,404
Posted By Ferrouscious

Steel? frame protectant spray comes to mind......

Steel? frame protectant spray comes to mind... (progold, jp weigle frame saver, etc.)
aluminum? don't worry too much...
assorted bits? grease threads, oil chain, use a spray bottle of warm water...
09-06-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,124
Posted By Ferrouscious

80*F here, 45% humidity. tomorrow in the 90s, 60%...

80*F here, 45% humidity. tomorrow in the 90s, 60% humidity :/
08-16-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By Ferrouscious

ok.

ok.
08-16-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By Ferrouscious

ok.

ok.
08-16-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,526
Posted By Ferrouscious

1-What's wrong with a quality steel frame? ...

1-What's wrong with a quality steel frame?
2-What's wrong with a 1x drivetrain?
3-Why would a road bike have a chainguard and rack mounts, especially in the front?:foo:
4-Why would Giant limit...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,307
Posted By Ferrouscious

I think the advantage to the CeramicSpeed...

I think the advantage to the CeramicSpeed solution is that it fits a wide variety of frame shell widths whereas the the Praxis design is for one size only.
08-11-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,862
Posted By Ferrouscious

I really hate to be that guy, but in pictures 6 &...

I really hate to be that guy, but in pictures 6 & 7, the fork looks a bit bent backwards. Do you have a straight-on side shot of the front end?
07-27-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By Ferrouscious

They'll actually take down to a 35T ring

They'll actually take down to a 35T ring
07-26-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,425
Posted By Ferrouscious

Aero doesn't exist. Aero is everything. Aero...

Aero doesn't exist.
Aero is everything.
Aero only matters in a race.
Aero is body position.
Velomobile.
07-25-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,754
Posted By Ferrouscious

I don't even believe in tires

I don't even believe in tires
07-22-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,381
Posted By Ferrouscious

The FastPass to the ER!

The FastPass to the ER!
05-08-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,283
Posted By Ferrouscious

I try to do that by default. When they get their...

I try to do that by default. When they get their service ticket, I ask if the number listed is right for a second time. If you had to prompt me to read it back to you, I would be upset with myself,...
05-08-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,283
Posted By Ferrouscious

As a current wrench, I have just two requests: ...

As a current wrench, I have just two requests:
1. Don't be pushy.
2. Set up your voicemail.

It takes twice as long to do stuff right now. Warehouses are overwhelmed. Shops are understocked in...
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