Search: Posts Made By: Athens80
Showing results 1 to 50 of 80
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18,715
Views: 3,725,968
Posted By Boxkite

Officina Battaglin 'Arena Di Verona 1981'

This Arena Di Verona 1981 is serial number 2 of 38 total. Giovanni always gets serial number...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,170
Posted By Abe_Froman

Only with orders over $110. You're going to have...

Only with orders over $110. You're going to have to add some old socks to your order, or one of my 5yr olds drawings :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,170
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is sounding like a fantastic deal. Do those...

This is sounding like a fantastic deal. Do those granola wrappers have any sugar left on them by any chance?

How can you tell what type of hiker somebody is? Drop an M&M on the ground. A day...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,170
Posted By TimothyH

All the links below worked back in May. They are...

All the links below worked back in May. They are all cargo bibs in one form or another.

Yeti Enduro: https://www.backcountry.com/yeti-cycles-enduro-bib-shorts-men

Aerotech (gel pad though):...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By mpp

First group ride report

I went on my first group ride today -- a 50mi charity ride with 3440 ft of climbs. I've been riding for 6 weeks -- bought a CAAD 12 after 6 months of daily spin classes (Peloton). I wanted to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Homebrew01

CAAD 8 is a great bike. And the 105 group is...

CAAD 8 is a great bike. And the 105 group is good.

But tighten that rear QR skewer before riding :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,312
Posted By jamesdak

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2: ...

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2:

This is what keeps the internet so entertaining. Strangers telling others what's going on in the others' neighborhoods without even having a real clue. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,342
Posted By datlas

You stopped short?? That's MY move!

You stopped short?? That's MY move!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,162
Posted By Machka

Some of us like data so much we choose to work in...

Some of us like data so much we choose to work in that field! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,162
Posted By WhyFi

I know that this is going to sound crazy, but...

I know that this is going to sound crazy, but different people can enjoy the same activity in different ways. Some of those ways may even involve data. See - I told you it was going to sound crazy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,478
Posted By WhyFi

10 years old - good effort, but we saw a...

10 years old - good effort, but we saw a 12-year-old bump yesterday.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,342
Posted By indyfabz

I invented "It's not you, it's me."

I invented "It's not you, it's me."
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,139
Posted By UniChris

Indeed, it's the one everyone has heard of, and...

Indeed, it's the one everyone has heard of, and it's easy to get started with since the basic premise is that you use your phone; investing in specialized hardware comes later.

One of the other...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,552
Posted By ThermionicScott

Nope. There's no way that a tire liner *doesn't*...

Nope. There's no way that a tire liner *doesn't* increase rolling resistance. A pneumatic tire flexes where it meets the ground, and that takes energy. A tire stiffened by a liner takes more...
07-09-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,189
Posted By robyr

This just isnt the case. Not sure what your...

This just isnt the case. Not sure what your problems were, but I suggest not spreading this type of incorrect information. As a 1030 owner I can plainly and matter of factly say you dont need a...
07-08-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,189
Posted By njkayaker

This is wrong.

This is wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By RShantz

I'll try to answer your question w/o discussing...

I'll try to answer your question w/o discussing the merits of disc v. rim or telling you to drop a few pounds. My local Trek told me last year that Trek was going to completely eliminate rim brakes...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,552
Posted By f4rrest

Yes, the CAS lists heptane as the solvent, and...

Yes, the CAS lists heptane as the solvent, and you can get a quart on Amazon for $12.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,185
Posted By Badger6

Years ago, a coach told me, if you are resting...

Years ago, a coach told me, if you are resting when the tarmac is sloping down, you're never going to win. Words to live by...you still gotta hammer uphill for Vo2 Max tests and find a flattish to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,552
Posted By Koyote

Patch them. How else are you going to earn $10...

Patch them. How else are you going to earn $10 (the price of a new tube) for two minutes' time?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,185
Posted By Nachoman

That's me. Slow on hills and fast on flats. ...

That's me. Slow on hills and fast on flats.
What annoys me is riding with guys that yo yo on the flats.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,185
Posted By Riveting

Being a much heavier rider relative to the rest...

Being a much heavier rider relative to the rest of the group (40-70 lbs more), I end up being a RunUpDriftBacker on the hills. My weight advantage is on the downhills, so that's where I go hard, pass...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,185
Posted By Lemond1985

Such is the fate of a confirmed "non-climber"...

Such is the fate of a confirmed "non-climber" during group rides. Sounds like the person has lots of torque and sprinting ability, but can't keep up with the group on climbs, so is trying to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,552
Posted By MoAlpha

When you do retire a tube, they make, without...

When you do retire a tube, they make, without exception, the most secure lashing material in the universe. They are indispensable for securing objects to auto roof racks and I keep a couple on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,552
Posted By noimagination

When I read posts like this, I always wonder what...

When I read posts like this, I always wonder what people did when they were kids and their bike had a flat. My Dad certainly wasn't always around to patch a flat, he showed me (and brothers and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,552
Posted By Jasper Storm

I always patch tubes. I have a 100 pack of...

I always patch tubes.

I have a 100 pack of Rema patches, along with many tubes of cement in my tool box.

I had a winter training wheel tube that had 18 patches, many overlapping. I figured I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,552
Posted By ThermionicScott

I use $16 tubes, so I'm definitely a fan of...

I use $16 tubes, so I'm definitely a fan of patching. Get the Rema patch kit, and when in doubt, wait a bit longer for the glue to dry before applying the patch. Good luck, Glenn! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,552
Posted By GuitarBob

For me, yes. Some of my tubes have 4 or 5 patches...

For me, yes. Some of my tubes have 4 or 5 patches and they still work perfectly.

I live and ride in the land of thorns, so I flat all too regularly. I collect the tubes and patch them in a batch...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,552
Posted By datlas

Yes. Use permanent patches, not peel-off ones. ...

Yes. Use permanent patches, not peel-off ones. Properly patched, it's as good as new.

I do suggest "batch patch" i.e. do a few at a time, for efficiency.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,113
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
07-01-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,543
Posted By Jon T

That 20 yo computer is not lacking in any thing...

That 20 yo computer is not lacking in any thing FOR ME. I'm 64 yo. I'm not in training for any thing. It tells ME every thing I need/want to know. I don't care about cadence (if it feels good, I do...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,737
Posted By mstateglfr

Just use sun sleeves. $20-25 for c.f. ling brand...

Just use sun sleeves. $20-25 for c.f. ling brand names, or $10 for a few pairs on Amazon.

They work great.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,392
Posted By Morimorimori

Oh, crap. I didn't check the date on it.. It's...

Oh, crap. I didn't check the date on it.. It's just I've had a similar kind of discussion recently, with somebody saying that it's not that bad to ride with knees not protected enough in a cold...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,392
Posted By shelbyfv

What a timely 14 year necro revival! How do...

What a timely 14 year necro revival! How do folks find these threads? :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,392
Posted By Machka

:roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2:...

:roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2:

This thread is 14 years old!!!

:roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By TimothyH

The Shimano Technical Documents website will have...

The Shimano Technical Documents website will have the torque spec for everything. All Shimano questions should start with this site.

https://si.shimano.com/


Page 19 of the FC-6800 dealer...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,569
Posted By Abe_Froman

I gotta say, I really don't believe for a second...

I gotta say, I really don't believe for a second that GP4000s have some sort of inate and consistent design flaw that causes them to randomly and catastrophically fail more often than other tires of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,569
Posted By MSchott

This is the kind of post that makes the internet...

This is the kind of post that makes the internet hot garbage. Statistics are a real thing. If you canít show a statistically viable sample size, your observations have no credibility. And they are...
06-24-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,464
Posted By OBoile

It seems pretty easy to keep spoilers out of...

It seems pretty easy to keep spoilers out of thread titles. "Stage 3 Results" vs "Ineos wins Stage 3" isn't a difficult change to make.

Inside threads that are clearly labeled to contain results...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,837
Posted By seypat

I developed a bad case of Plantar Fasciitis and...

I developed a bad case of Plantar Fasciitis and had to get rid of my cycling shoes to get rid of it. I ride in clips/straps and running shoes. Every other cyclist that crosses my path has to tell me...
06-23-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,464
Posted By Bandera

Posts with specificity in titles from the sub...

Posts with specificity in titles from the sub forum "Professional Cycling For the Fans (https://www.bikeforums.net/professional-cycling-fans/)" will pop up in "New Posts" Spoiling the events and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,882
Posted By rumrunn6

I once pulled up to a trash can at a McDonalds...

I once pulled up to a trash can at a McDonalds drive thru & waited for someone to take my order ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,878
Posted By mccombs

I completely disagree. Reviewers have seemed to...

I completely disagree. Reviewers have seemed to turn a blind eye to Garmin's horrible bug problem and total lack of testing. Before this, you pretty much had to buy a Garmin device, and go through...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,878
Posted By wgscott

Garmin knows pretty much everyone will read his...

Garmin knows pretty much everyone will read his reviews on whatever device they plan to purchase.

He is in a position to catalyze some change, and not being on a payroll allows him to say what he...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,878
Posted By dalava

It really depends on your point of view. If...

It really depends on your point of view.

If you have decided "Garmin isn't going to listen", sure then it is of no value to you.

But for me, DCRM calling out Garmin on their software issue is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,330
Posted By GlennR

1000... mine has over 10,000 miles ...

1000... mine has over 10,000 miles

https://i.imgur.com/m2S6Cvz.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,330
Posted By f4rrest

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/20190610_070939_bf1f7106ac63890913ca5c03e624359bae613837.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,330
Posted By GlennR

https://i.imgur.com/m2S6Cvz.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/m2S6Cvz.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By datlas

Probably normal. Keep riding.

Probably normal. Keep riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,330
Posted By noodle soup

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48011218218_22...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48011218218_22b28a41f6_c.jpg

Just because Monoplaners are pretty

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48011225908_6e6faf34d0_c.jpg
Showing results 1 to 50 of 80
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.