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10-24-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By Russ Roth

Niterider Lumina Boost 1100 and 900 additional sale

https://www.niterider.com/collections/sale-closeout
Stopped here looking for a helmet mount and thought the prices looked decent on their sale lights. Put one in the cart and discovered there's an...
09-28-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By msu2001la

The comparison I can think of here is CX race...

The comparison I can think of here is CX race tires. Almost all new race-focused CX tires hitting the market are 33mm (UCI legal), even though most CX races in the US are not bound by UCI rules on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,654
Posted By obrentharris

The budget alternative is to put some thinner...

The budget alternative is to put some thinner tires (maybe 1.5") with a smooth tread on your MTB and see how that works out for you.
Brent
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,200
Posted By kingston

To me the biggest disappointment is that people...

To me the biggest disappointment is that people in the entry-to-mid-level-range will end up with mechanical disks which even most road disk lovers will admit are terrible.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,200
Posted By Dreww10

Seriously? No one on this forum, no one on...

Seriously?

No one on this forum, no one on your local club ride, or anywhere was asking for disc brake road bikes in any great number. They were all still in search of ever-lighter road bikes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,200
Posted By kingston

prj71 , That's exactly what I would say if I were...

prj71 , That's exactly what I would say if I were trying to market road disks because it's at least somewhat plausible at the very-very top of the market. For the vast majority of people who don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,200
Posted By kingston

Neither of those things are true. Show me your...

Neither of those things are true. Show me your lightest disk brake bike, and I can make a lighter one for the same money with rim brakes. The second one it's such a ridiculous claim it doesn't even...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,200
Posted By seypat

Who said anything about hating disc brakes? I...

Who said anything about hating disc brakes? I might prefer discs also. But that's not the point here. The OP started a thread stating that the pros prefer disc brakes because there are no rim brakes...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 04:35 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,200
Posted By seypat

The reality is that if you prefer rim brakes, but...

The reality is that if you prefer rim brakes, but am a rider on that team, you'll be riding discs like the rest of the team members. You'll also be talking about how great they are or keeping your...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,200
Posted By seypat

Teams are going to ride what their sponsors tell...

Teams are going to ride what their sponsors tell them to ride. I used to caddie some on one of the pro golf tours BITD. Pay to play was/is a way of life. Taking the money instead of staying with...
09-20-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,285
Posted By SilverRubicon

Brooks did not copy the Selle Anatomic. Brooks...

Brooks did not copy the Selle Anatomic. Brooks precedes SA by roughly 100 years (SA founded in 2006).
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,155
Posted By Sy Reene

It was in the OP.. 15mm

It was in the OP.. 15mm
09-15-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,342
Posted By mstateglfr

- I would want 700c wheels, but everyone is...

- I would want 700c wheels, but everyone is different so if you want a fatter tire or smaller overall wheel size- go 650b. There is no firm right or wrong to this.
- A carbon fork and 40+mm tire...
09-15-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 7,597
Posted By WhyFi

Maybe he flats so infrequently that walking back...

Maybe he flats so infrequently that walking back once every few years is preferable to always carrying an extra three pounds of tools.
09-14-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 7,597
Posted By rsbob

Is the OP’s question sincere? Or, is it a PSA on...

Is the OP’s question sincere? Or, is it a PSA on what he feels is the ‘right’ thing to do?

I don’t know how he knows if people do or do not air their tires.

How does he not know that many...
09-14-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 7,597
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I walk my ass back home. I'm not that paranoid.If...

I walk my ass back home. I'm not that paranoid.If my tire is low, chances are, if there are bmxers at the skatepark; there might be an airpump...
09-14-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 7,597
Posted By Retro Grouch

Some people are able to ride with a light heart,...

Some people are able to ride with a light heart, some ride burdened with worry, anxiety and an ever increasing load of tools and spare parts.

Some of my happiest bicycling memories date from the...
09-14-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 7,597
Posted By Koyote

You do you, I'll do me.

You do you, I'll do me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,963
Posted By oris

The Zipp Service Course and SRAM tape work well...

The Zipp Service Course and SRAM tape work well too; more similar to the Supacaz in texture and thickness. I've had the CX version that has been discussed and that works great. It does feel a bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,963
Posted By Clipped_in

I'm a big fan of Zipp service course cx bar tape....

I'm a big fan of Zipp service course cx bar tape. I have it on all of my bikes. Grippy but not too much, good cushioning, durable, and not stupid expensive.
09-05-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,803
Posted By mstateglfr

Do they? Conti 5k TDF tires fit easily for me....

Do they?
Conti 5k TDF tires fit easily for me. Hand mount without a struggle.
Meanwhile, I wrestled with some 28mm Panaracer GK slicks tonight- both pulling off and putting back on the wheel. I...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,720
Posted By tyrion

If you're located close to an REI store I'd go...

If you're located close to an REI store I'd go with the REI, hands down. They have great service, free tune up after break-in, and their house brand is always good value. Plus you have a year to...
08-29-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By Metieval

No different than the rear of a vehicle that...

No different than the rear of a vehicle that sees gravel/dirt roads.

It's air turbulence, combined with lower air pressure surrounding valve stem. sucks in dust, allows it to settle.

You...
08-24-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 253,386
Posted By jonathanf2

I wanted GK SS tires and it was cheaper to buy...

I wanted GK SS tires and it was cheaper to buy pink! :D

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08-22-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 345,967
Posted By OldRailfan

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Okanagan Rail Trail First 26 km along two beautiful lakes on gravel, then 8 km on...
08-13-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,208
Posted By Hiro11

Tires are debated with religious fervor here, so...

Tires are debated with religious fervor here, so I'll caveat all of this by saying these are my opinions and personal preferences.

I'm not familiar with those particular tires, but city / hybrid...
08-13-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,208
Posted By pdlamb

I think your "28x1.35" is 700Cx35, or 35-622 if...

I think your "28x1.35" is 700Cx35, or 35-622 if you want a "standard" nomenclature. You'll want to check your frame, there's a decent chance you can fit 38, and perhaps 40, in there.
08-09-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,703
Posted By OBoile

I'm not American, and I think pretty much...

I'm not American, and I think pretty much everyone can be just as hypocritical about things like this.
08-08-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By Rolla

It's just urban fixed. It evolved from the NYC...

It's just urban fixed. It evolved from the NYC bike messenger scene and became really popular in the hipster heyday of the early 2000s; it's still happening, but it probably peaked sometime around...
Forum: Commuting
08-05-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By rumrunn6

anything good enough to see by will be good...

anything good enough to see by will be good enough to be seen by
08-04-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By terrymorse

Looks like there is considerable cracking, thatís...

Looks like there is considerable cracking, thatís usually caused by UV or ozone. Or heat.
07-29-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By Darth Lefty

So the answer is what we all knew - men are gross...

So the answer is what we all knew - men are gross and women can hold it
07-25-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,234
Posted By bikebikebike

I got my Moto mechanic a T-shirt that says ...

I got my Moto mechanic a T-shirt that says
"They All Do That"



I really think that all the devices need a Consumer Reports like chart of reliability.
Irate Folks seem to switch brands like my...
07-19-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,703
Posted By Caretaker

I've explained my position fully and as you...

I've explained my position fully and as you continue to misrepresent it and indulge in fantasy supposition I don't care to continue with this. Bye.
07-19-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,703
Posted By Caretaker

No what someone did 15 years ago is relevant,...

No what someone did 15 years ago is relevant, especially when they were convicted on irrefutable evidence yet have never acknowledged their guilt and tried for years to evade punishment on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,044
Posted By mstateglfr

I wear one 85% of time, and the brim is backward....

I wear one 85% of time, and the brim is backward. 5% brim forward. 10% of rides without one.
They definitely defeat the purpose of the current crop of high ventilation helmets that are popular...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,044
Posted By Branko D

Always wearing one under the helmet, myself. When...

Always wearing one under the helmet, myself. When it's cold they help, when it's hot it keeps the sweat out and sun from directly hitting the head, keeps any bugs away from my scalp, and since I wear...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,044
Posted By BradH

They work great for keeping the sweat out of your...

They work great for keeping the sweat out of your eyes. Worn under the helmet, brim flipped up, unless you're going into the sun.
07-15-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,234
Posted By chaadster

Which methods did you use attempting to fix it? ...

Which methods did you use attempting to fix it? I recently had to “forget” my Bolt on my iPhone12 when Strava routes wouldn’t sync. There had been recent updates to both devices, but I don’t know...
07-08-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,282
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Most gravel bikes are 40-50mm . Gatorskin 32's...

Most gravel bikes are 40-50mm . Gatorskin 32's are not designed to be gravel tyres ...
07-08-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,282
Posted By Rolla

32s at 60 psi would not be my choice for steep...

32s at 60 psi would not be my choice for steep and loose terrain. I think that wider (and knobbier) rubber and lower pressure would definitely help. Some of the problem might also be mitigated by...
07-07-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Nbd
Views: 1,118
Posted By AlmostTrick

Never mind the saddle angle, what about the...

Never mind the saddle angle, what about the height? Do you actually need it that high?

Great colors, and the gum walls rock too. :thumb:
07-07-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Nbd
Views: 1,118
Posted By mgopack42

Nbd

Still getting it set up. this is basically right out of the box... will get it on the (gravel) road this weekend! I will get a better picture after it is set up, but for now I will have to live...
07-04-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,105
Posted By MinnMan

Well, if you put it that way, my answer is...

Well, if you put it that way, my answer is Marianne Vos

Edit: https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/marianne-vos-dedicates-29th-giro-ditalia-donne-victory-to-jolien-verschueren/
06-15-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,008
Posted By Chinghis

1993 StumpJumper. Rigid fork, 1.5" slicks. Used...

1993 StumpJumper. Rigid fork, 1.5" slicks. Used to be called a Mountain Bike, now it's a hybrid. I just ride it wherever I want - gravel, road, buffed single-track.
Forum: Europe
05-30-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By Davet

The Euro Velo 6 routes have many great routes...

The Euro Velo 6 routes have many great routes throughout Europe. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EV6_The_Rivers_Route
Forum: Commuting
05-09-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,514
Posted By LarrySellerz

In my experience its practially impossible to...

In my experience its practially impossible to stay dry when its raining. Sure, you can wear a rainjacket, but if its wet enough water will come from down below and soak you. I think less is more,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,926
Posted By primov8

Not only would the Caad10 be a good first bike,...

Not only would the Caad10 be a good first bike, it'd be a really fast, first bike as well. Handling will be so much more responsive than the current hybrid she's riding. If the geometry works for...
04-12-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,341
Posted By eaglesandcycling

haha. nice..yah, im in Europe (im American...

haha. nice..yah, im in Europe (im American though). that American redneck type doesnt really exist here :) Euros have their own special type of rednecks but US rednecks are very special!! ;)
04-12-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,341
Posted By mstateglfr

No that hasnt happened to me. Thatd for sure be...

No that hasnt happened to me. Thatd for sure be something that stuck with me for a long time.
A couple years ago someone rolled coal at a stop sign, that was both pathetic and the most...
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