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06-14-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 613
Posted By Garfield Cat

Its about the length of time, the torso weight on...

Its about the length of time, the torso weight on the arms and hands, the angle of the wrist to the arm.

Time: I think you already know this. Practically speaking, a good practice is to come to a...
06-10-19, 04:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,087
Posted By Garfield Cat

What do kids want for this Christmas? An...

What do kids want for this Christmas? An electric bike.
06-08-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,171
Posted By Garfield Cat

Performance/Nashbar was in bankruptcy, right? ...

Performance/Nashbar was in bankruptcy, right?

Maybe some company picked up the brand for a very low price out of bankruptcy. No more big box store or small box store expenses. Just mean and lean....
06-08-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,005
Posted By Garfield Cat

Doing 3 to 5 century events in a year is going to...

Doing 3 to 5 century events in a year is going to be difficult without a lot of training to keep up the conditioning it demands.

The big picture: the purpose of marriage and the purpose of cycling...
06-06-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,649
Posted By Garfield Cat

Feel the difference: Does that include all the...

Feel the difference: Does that include all the senses? The empirical senses? Then may we include the "sound" of carbon wheels as a rider goes over 20 mph?

I might suggest that its the composite...
06-04-19, 04:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,753
Posted By Garfield Cat

Its about the 75% road.

Its about the 75% road.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,738
Posted By Garfield Cat

Then there's the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. I...

Then there's the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. I think the Tour of California did it only once and at the end to the Tramway, many of the riders looked exhausted, maybe because of the very high...
06-01-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,057
Posted By Garfield Cat

Steel alloys will always have that certain feel. ...

Steel alloys will always have that certain feel. The thing is rider comfort and performance.

In the older models of Cervelo, the 3T forks were bladed all the way up to the crown. Now take a...
06-01-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By Garfield Cat

Even though you place a constraint using the bike...

Even though you place a constraint using the bike as "fixed", I would suggest that maybe its time to treat yourself to an updated model.
06-01-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,584
Posted By Garfield Cat

Maybe 6 shorts and then one bibs. But the...

Maybe 6 shorts and then one bibs.

But the thing I rotate is the compression one's that I bought a few years ago but now I read that compression for athletes during an event has little evidence of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,851
Posted By Garfield Cat

They're just watching? No offer of assistance?

They're just watching? No offer of assistance?
05-31-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,730
Posted By Garfield Cat

How many ever have another rider come to a...

How many ever have another rider come to a complete stop to offer any kind of assistance? Or is it a quick drive-by "You OK?"

In the U.S. we typically call it a "flat" and in Europe its a...
05-29-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,499
Posted By Garfield Cat

I would say the size of the company. High volume...

I would say the size of the company. High volume companies can lower their price points, offer different models to attract as much of the market as possible. OPEN, started with the hardtail...
Forum: Foo
05-28-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,824
Posted By Garfield Cat

Amanda Eller, yoga teacher and physical...

Amanda Eller, yoga teacher and physical therapist.

What effect did it have on her with that kind of background?
05-28-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,591
Posted By Garfield Cat

How about the other Schwalbe listed as a gravel...

How about the other Schwalbe listed as a gravel type?

11600764.0135-622 (700 x 35C)MicroSkin, TL EasyOneStarBlack$84.00
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,103
Posted By Garfield Cat

Its two things: ventilation and the fit. The fit...

Its two things: ventilation and the fit. The fit may be called the "retention system".

Even if you go to the bike shop to "try on", you need to know how the adjustments are to be made for that...
05-26-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,720
Posted By Garfield Cat

You might want to try Ultima Replenisher. ...

You might want to try Ultima Replenisher.

https://www.ultimareplenisher.com/
05-26-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,151
Posted By Garfield Cat

Garfield Cat? Who else?

Garfield Cat? Who else?
05-26-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 44,498
Posted By Garfield Cat

SART bees with real stinger needles!

SART bees with real stinger needles!
05-24-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,499
Posted By Garfield Cat

Maybe because the price is high, it will continue...

Maybe because the price is high, it will continue to stay small compared with the other bike manufacturers.

And maybe that's why there's very little coverage in this forum on the bike. Few have...
05-21-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,499
Posted By Garfield Cat

The UP: it started with good engineering along...

The UP: it started with good engineering along with timing of the perceived demand.

Then the companies "stay small" business model.
05-21-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By Garfield Cat

E bike? The significant difference would be the...

E bike? The significant difference would be the actual pedal effort. The more a rider depends on the electric motor, the less the human effort that translates to increases (or decreases) to body...
05-17-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,129
Posted By Garfield Cat

Here's part of the article What?s the...

Here's part of the article

What?s the difference between a triathlon bike and a TT bike?...
05-16-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,243
Posted By Garfield Cat

The older riders have gone through the drill of...

The older riders have gone through the drill of buying their first road bike, just to see if they like riding, then later, buying the one they really like to ride, the fit, the everything.

It...
05-10-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,243
Posted By Garfield Cat

And the older rider may have more money to spend...

And the older rider may have more money to spend on bikes.
05-07-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By Garfield Cat

Its not just the feet. More like taking a look...

Its not just the feet. More like taking a look at the forest and then the trees.

All of them: cross country coach, podiatrist, orthopedic surgeon, pro bike fitter, the yogi. Separate but...
05-05-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By Garfield Cat

I'm thinking that the feet are one thing and...

I'm thinking that the feet are one thing and maybe there's more to it. From what I understand, the body tends to compensate and tries to self-adjust for "weakness" on one area.

Several events: ...
Forum: Foo
05-04-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,278
Posted By Garfield Cat

Listening to music through my old DCM Time...

Listening to music through my old DCM Time Windows speakers for over one hour will not make me feel tired. Other lesser speakers will.

But it depends on the type of music I am listening to or...
05-03-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,046
Posted By Garfield Cat

Delicate? Its more of the sweat thing. ...

Delicate?

Its more of the sweat thing. Shorts and jerseys get wet from our sweat. And depending on the humidity, clothing can get very wet. Also, the shorts have the padding, more or less. ...
04-28-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By Garfield Cat

Steinercat: what do you think about going to a...

Steinercat: what do you think about going to a Podiatrist for "custom/molded insoles".
04-26-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By Garfield Cat

Sea Otter recap: Typical "what's new". ...

Sea Otter recap:

Typical "what's new". How about the stuff that really is designed well, built well?

Will all this new stuff on that video, do more than to self-serve?
04-26-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,973
Posted By Garfield Cat

I think that's what he is already doing. But may...

I think that's what he is already doing. But may not realize it.

Can you come up with another "right answer"?
04-24-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By Garfield Cat

How about going to a Podiatrist in your area, Las...

How about going to a Podiatrist in your area, Las Vegas?

https://www.apma.org/Patients/FootHealth.cfm?ItemNumber=988
04-23-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By Garfield Cat

Speed on the Flats? After 6 hours of riding,...

Speed on the Flats? After 6 hours of riding, you're lucky to have anything left!

Start working on the 3 hours, then sit under a tree, until the feeling for speed goes away.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,712
Posted By Garfield Cat

How about doing what the pro riders do? They...

How about doing what the pro riders do? They wear what the team decides upon regardless of the different models of the same bike manufacturer. That way you'll be just like the pro riders in the...
04-21-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,196
Posted By Garfield Cat

The practice of Medicine and the science of...

The practice of Medicine and the science of Medicine is just one aspect.

There are reasons for people to engage in a sport that, when taken to extremes, it takes up that valuable resource, time....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By Garfield Cat

The professional teams use that area for training.

The professional teams use that area for training.
04-16-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 21,438
Posted By Garfield Cat

Price conscious: the one that was a gift to you....

Price conscious: the one that was a gift to you. Like an entire gallon of Boeshield T-9. If that suits you.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By Garfield Cat

Finally got it:* Le Corneille at 5 Avenue...

Finally got it:* Le Corneille at 5 Avenue Alexandre Dumas, Bagneles-de-Luchon, Occittaine.

*Sorry, It says "permanently closed". We were there back in 2009.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By Garfield Cat

Luchon is where we stayed. Small hotel,...

Luchon is where we stayed.

Small hotel, forgot the name.
04-07-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,806
Posted By Garfield Cat

Argument: your friend is making an assertion. ...

Argument: your friend is making an assertion. Your response is suppose to be a rebuttal. All you did was to make another assertion without a rebuttal. That is why this argument will go nowhere. ...
04-02-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 923
Posted By Garfield Cat

Buy a bike that seems right and then a year later...

Buy a bike that seems right and then a year later after 1,500 miles or so, dump it for another bike. Repeat several times. Give the previous bike to a local cooperative that serves the community.
...
03-29-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,305
Posted By Garfield Cat

Even clay bars are used in error. The...

Even clay bars are used in error. The professional car detailers will tell you that the clay bar is to be used with little force and not in a circular motion.
03-20-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By Garfield Cat

First instinct is to pick orange. But on second...

First instinct is to pick orange. But on second thought, the blue that's already on the bike is "more or less" the accent. So two accents don't make a right.

If the frameset were already...
03-18-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,175
Posted By Garfield Cat

You might call Aerotech about the pads. Last...

You might call Aerotech about the pads. Last time I called, the pads are outsourced.

I then when to where the pads may have been outsourced. We go to Europe and in Italy there are specific pad...
Forum: Foo
03-14-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 866
Posted By Garfield Cat

There's the academic side of college and there's...

There's the academic side of college and there's the sports side which has become sports entertainment in a revenue way. Some colleges are into entertainment in a big way and some not so much.
...
03-14-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,805
Posted By Garfield Cat

With the increase in tire sizes from 23 to 28,...

With the increase in tire sizes from 23 to 28, the newer rim sizes are also changing to accommodate it all. Pro riders like the one's in the Classics are asked by the bike manufacturers the two...
03-10-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,473
Posted By Garfield Cat

The Colnago Master ...

The Colnago Master

https://www.colnago.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/MASTER-TRADITIONAL.pdf

This diagram has the size 54 and 55. The Front/center = 591 and the chainstay length = 405 with a...
03-09-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,597
Posted By Garfield Cat

Its actually helpful to have cyclocross and...

Its actually helpful to have cyclocross and gravel together. Although there are differences, there are also similarities. All in one forum. Otherwise, it would be going back and forth to get...
03-09-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By Garfield Cat

General Public: you can still be admitted into...

General Public: you can still be admitted into that trade show Interbike. As an "Exhibitor Guest" .
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