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Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,108
Posted By woodcraft

You'd probably see some benefit, but for...

You'd probably see some benefit,

but for 'bang for the buck', get some Yoleos,

after optimizing tires, riding position (elbows in), & jersey.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,264
Posted By woodcraft

Happy about my worn out tire

Not sure the mileage as I swap wheels, but these are used winter & bad conditions.

Anyway- worn to the cords, no flats.
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,203
Posted By woodcraft

That bike was very well rested, so of course...

That bike was very well rested,

so of course it was faster. That would even out if you rode them the same amount.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 11:31 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,502
Posted By woodcraft

I don't pay big bucks, but can no longer tolerate...

I don't pay big bucks, but can no longer tolerate a jersey that flaps,

so a random or club-fit loose jersey is no bargain at any price.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,073
Posted By woodcraft

Accelerating at high speed out of hairpin turn...

Accelerating at high speed out of hairpin turn down a 20% grade.

Do you slam dance, bro?
05-18-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 908
Posted By woodcraft

Many folks raise the saddle up so it's under...

Many folks raise the saddle up so it's under their butt when pedaling in that 'strong leg' position.

It's a grown-up thing.
05-10-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,828
Posted By woodcraft

This may not apply to your experience, but a...

This may not apply to your experience,

but a rider with the signature of a "cyclist" may get a closer pass because they can hold a line and are more predictable,

relative to a wobbling person...
05-07-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By woodcraft

I do something like that, but without the coffee...

I do something like that, but without the coffee can & funnel- pour motor oil in the bottle, add a bit of thinner.


To the OP- grab a few empty plastic oil bottles from the gas station trash,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,407
Posted By woodcraft

After that embarrassing situation in the early...

After that embarrassing situation in the early TdF where the pros were being passed up the mountains by amateurs...on geared bikes.

Good rant, 'tho- maybe there's a 70t chainring in your future.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,407
Posted By woodcraft

It's pretty much impossible to find a ride even...

It's pretty much impossible to find a ride even half as flat as that in my area.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,747
Posted By woodcraft

I hear you, but those pink socks/shoes are sure...

I hear you, but those pink socks/shoes are sure visible!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 659
Posted By woodcraft

Group ride under super windy conditions Saturday....

Group ride under super windy conditions Saturday. I was a little nervous about safety but everyone in the group was solid

& only a bit of downhill braking was needed. A couple of spots going 3...
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