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Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 589
Posted By Robert A

Two years ago, I posted the same questions as...

Two years ago, I posted the same questions as you, and someone suggested I consider aluminum. After my first ride on a CAAD12 nothing was quite the same in terms of handling and road feel. I went to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 11:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 945
Posted By rkalak

Here are some photos: ...

Here are some photos:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20191004_184147_611d28059df8d145b658f31e198cfd88dcb68eeb.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 17,986
Posted By burnthesheep

Uhmmm, if folks know for sure.......just flag it....

Uhmmm, if folks know for sure.......just flag it. If the person can't provide pretty solid proof, Strava won't reinstate. Then the person has to try it again.

Nobody can really get offended at a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,743
Posted By pickettt

Enjoy it, donít make it a chore. Ride the wheels...

Enjoy it, donít make it a chore. Ride the wheels that are on the rental bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,391
Posted By Rides4Beer

Adjust your RD properly and you don't need one....

Adjust your RD properly and you don't need one. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,489
Posted By fstshrk

For power meter research, I really like DC...

For power meter research, I really like DC Rainmaker's reviews (https://www.dcrainmaker.com/product-reviews/power-meters)

For pacing with a power meter, I know what my FTP is and try to keep it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,301
Posted By big john

You also need a chain whip and a wrench with...

You also need a chain whip and a wrench with which to turn the lockring tool. I wouldn't advise a mechanically inept person to do it.

Ever been on a group ride and watched guys try to change a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,256
Posted By mstateglfr

You are new to riding and bought an almost $6000...

You are new to riding and bought an almost $6000 bike. It isnt going to hold you back. You are going to hold the bike back due to lack of strength/endurance/experience.

Who specifically are the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,489
Posted By ooga-booga

piuma/stunt: ...

piuma/stunt:

https://www.strava.com/routes/21925516


las flores/hume/rambla pacifico/schueren

https://www.strava.com/routes/21925473
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,964
Posted By sumgy

Yep, I have them on both of my road bikes. ...

Yep, I have them on both of my road bikes.
Won't ride anything else.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,964
Posted By Nessism

I've been riding Speedplay going back to the...

I've been riding Speedplay going back to the solid aluminum puck version X-series jobbies. Love um. A little sad to see them gobbled up by a conglomerate but that's the way of the world these days I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,775
Posted By Steamer

I found that a lot of discomfort that I thought...

I found that a lot of discomfort that I thought was chafing was actually due to hairs being pulled on. 2 minutes with a clipper to clean things up really helped.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,349
Posted By Psimet2001

10 years and counting

September 16. 2009 I officially filed to make PSIMET a business.

The business grew from the early interactions I had here. I would be remiss if I didn't celebrate the 10th anniversary of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,374
Posted By tomato coupe

That's why I use a power meter instead of a heart...

That's why I use a power meter instead of a heart rate monitor -- exceeding your maximum power doesn't have any of those drastic consequences.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,336
Posted By softreset

I picked up a random stranger who got dropped

This evening while driving home from work on my usual route, I had the Sacramento area river ride zip past me. Or at least I think that's what it was, they were coming down W Elverta Road (just NW of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,677
Posted By AlmostTrick

Right, that's why a well adjusted mirror along...

Right, that's why a well adjusted mirror along with proper monitoring is better. No driver ever sneaks up on me, I can easily tell where they are, how fast they are approaching, and if they have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

That all went exactly like it's supposed to. Glad...

That all went exactly like it's supposed to. Glad you had a fun ride and a good workout.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,953
Posted By jon c.

Sunday I encountered 4 different people cutting...

Sunday I encountered 4 different people cutting grass by the roadside on riding mowers. All four of them turned away from the road and cut the engine as I approached. Near the end of the ride, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By nomadmax

Does PR stand for "paragraphs"? ;)

Does PR stand for "paragraphs"? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 03:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,873
Posted By mkadam68

You're new to the group. They're going to call...

You're new to the group. They're going to call you out on stuff until you ride like they expect or they all just get used to your style. Safer that way.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 322,700
Posted By ksryder

17 mph!?!? Were you on ebikes?!?

17 mph!?!? Were you on ebikes?!?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,166
Posted By alcjphil

Here is the deal: with electronic shifting, pros...

Here is the deal: with electronic shifting, pros and beginners are all equal as far as shifting goes. If you want the lightest bike possible, buy one with your preference of mechanical groupset. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,759
Posted By Nachoman

On shorter climbs (less than ten minutes) I like...

On shorter climbs (less than ten minutes) I like to start at a slower pace and then start pushing the last 25%.
On longer climbs, I have to resort to digging deep into my suitcase of courage.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,737
Posted By BarryJo

I don't like the new trend towards integration,...

I don't like the new trend towards integration, with proprietary stems/ handlebars, etc.
I love my 2013 Evo and was seriously ready to consider the 2020 Evo until I realized I probably wouldn't be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,547
Posted By Camilo

I often pass fellow group riders downhill because...

I often pass fellow group riders downhill because (1) I like to go as fast as possible downhill and they don't and (2), I work harder at going fast downhill (pushing over the top, body position,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,547
Posted By caloso

Meh. If you’re not putting others at risk,...

Meh. If you’re not putting others at risk, causing gaps, or otherwise being a jackass, I wouldn’t sweat it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,547
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

It also doesn't make sense because that's not...

It also doesn't make sense because that's not what's happening - being told us by someone who has a bone to pick. I've frequently gone by the leaders with a 5-10 mph speed differential. I don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By CarloM

NBD - Cannondale SuperSix Evo Ultegra Di2 (2018), or: another dumb impulse purchase

A fool and his money are soon parted...
- ancient proverb probably written with me in mind

I took advantage of my LBS's 4th of July sale on the 2018 Cannondale models. I mean I'm a believer of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,710
Posted By Sy Reene

Sorry, but not sure I see the causality between a...

Sorry, but not sure I see the causality between a separated bike lane and a shopping cart being where it wasn't supposed to be?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,547
Posted By WhyFi

This is kinda what I was thinking, too, but...

This is kinda what I was thinking, too, but wasn't quite sure based upon the description. I'm somewhat similar, though (I hope) not as obnoxious. 'Specially on rollers, I need to take all the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,770
Posted By drewguy

Routes with fewer hills can help too . . .

Routes with fewer hills can help too . . .
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,770
Posted By Weakbikr

Finally got a 16 mile an hour ride.

I'm sure this is unbelievably slow for alot of folks here. I've been close a few times but never finished with a 16 mph average. Well saturday I got my first at 16.0. Me and my father in law rode our...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,375
Posted By WhyFi

You should totally talk to them - if there's one...

You should totally talk to them - if there's one thing I've learned, it's that people *love* unsolicited advice.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,432
Posted By Hanky1984

Massive newbie mistake... anyone a bigger idiot?

So.... Had my bike a week and loving it. But until today I've been feeling a bit disheartened. I've been struggling with hills, big time struggling!! As a big guy (over 300lbs) I expected to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,198
Posted By datlas

Probably normal. Keep riding.

Probably normal. Keep riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,156
Posted By mantis

Not saying manufacturers guidelines should be...

Not saying manufacturers guidelines should be ignored at all, but if it were me, I would just ride it as is. If the wheels get out of true or you get a spoke problem address it then but I would bet...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 34,257
Posted By Litespud

I’ve seen pics of a CF fork failing like this...

I’ve seen pics of a CF fork failing like this after a squirrel jumped into the wheel. While one might expect the spokes to cut the squirrel in two, the wiry little bastard stayed intact (but dead)...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 34,257
Posted By tagaproject6

Bikeforums single internet photo forensic...

Bikeforums single internet photo forensic investigators are on the case :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,694
Posted By Seattle Forrest

PowerTap hub.

PowerTap hub.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,857
Posted By Wilmingtech

No way anyone could change a tire that fast...

No way anyone could change a tire that fast unless they were using....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,077
Posted By Maelochs

One myth sold to everyone by Shimano and the rest...

One myth sold to everyone by Shimano and the rest of the bike industry was this whole "upgrade" saga. They realized that their products would last for years and outperform most riders ... so why...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,845
Posted By Psimet2001

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/200479-we-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/200479-we-re-going-yell-you.html
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,682
Posted By Litespud

Water only - I never get cramps, so I donít worry...

Water only - I never get cramps, so I donít worry about electrolytes etc. a couple of breakfast bars in my pocket for energy
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 263,287
Posted By Abe_Froman

Might I suggest that the thread title include...

Might I suggest that the thread title include "Questions About the Forum" rather than "Newbie Questions Answered Here?"

Just saying :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,497
Posted By rob214

life360 is my favorite.

life360 is my favorite.
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