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01-18-23, 10:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,086
Posted By smd4

He also said "paint it black."

He also said "paint it black."
01-13-23, 07:26 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By shelbyfv

I guess it's just human nature that folks become...

I guess it's just human nature that folks become obsessed and defensive about how other folks spend their money. There will always be someone richer, more fit, better looking, smarter, etc, etc. Get...
01-13-23, 05:49 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By Koyote

You really are great at just making things up.

You really are great at just making things up.
01-13-23, 03:41 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By PeteHski

So are you going to buy a motorbike instead...

So are you going to buy a motorbike instead because you perceive them to be better value for money?
01-13-23, 02:32 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By tomato coupe

How can a $14,000 bicycle possibly be worth the...

How can a $14,000 bicycle possibly be worth the money?

D- for originality.
11-05-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,178
Posted By calstar

Hambini and Peak Torque, both are engineers...

Hambini and Peak Torque, both are engineers calling out the bike industry on all the marketing bs they spew, also give creditable reviews of products like wheelsets and frames. If you don't like...
11-01-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,178
Posted By WhyFi

NorCal Cycling for race breakdowns.

NorCal Cycling for race breakdowns.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,089
Posted By Koyote

Absolutely hilarious. I failed at something that...

Absolutely hilarious. I failed at something that many others have mastered quite easily, so other newbies should probably just skip it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,468
Posted By fishboat

"Maybe I shouldn't even bother with the groups...

"Maybe I shouldn't even bother with the groups that I know are faster than I can handle.."

Well, there's an epiphany.

(You get dropped here daily and sadly you keep returning.)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By Koyote

Okay, you both got me wondering...So I went out...

Okay, you both got me wondering...So I went out to measure the angle with my phone. (Yep, there's an app for that), and got a reading of -28 degrees. Looks like I had pushed it down so low (to get it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By tomato coupe

I have hard mounts on 4 bike, and they're all...

I have hard mounts on 4 bike, and they're all within a few degrees of perpendicular. Is there something unusual about your bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,110
Posted By Polaris OBark

Obviously he did not survive. You saved...

Obviously he did not survive.

You saved US$450.00
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 889,743
Posted By fatboydeluxd

Need Experienced Advice

CAAD 13 2020-21 105 Rim for $1400
Color is black - nice owner - took care of the bike well - no major dings or cracks.

Is this is a good price to take? Please Help
06-12-22, 03:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,305
Posted By Ghazmh

The app must take you directly to Strava.

The app must take you directly to Strava.
06-08-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 10,569
Posted By AlgarveCycling

That's not from Giro 2022 - the kit is old for...

That's not from Giro 2022 - the kit is old for all those teams. It looks like Giro 2013 or thereabouts.

...
06-07-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 10,569
Posted By Chuck M

Take the wheel!

Take the wheel!
06-07-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 10,569
Posted By WhyFi

Are you thinking that you won't be able to get...

Are you thinking that you won't be able to get appropriate pads, cables and rims in the future? I have absolutely no interest in rim brake bikes, but I wouldn't be concerned about keeping one running...
05-30-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,976
Posted By alcjphil

When I retired my mileage actually dropped. I no...

When I retired my mileage actually dropped. I no longer had my 300 weekly commuting kilometres
05-30-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,976
Posted By wvridgerider

Retired

I did it, today is my retirement date and Friday was my last day. Got in a 40 mile ride this morning so it is time to start piling the miles on. Greenbriar River trail next week, going to a frame...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 532,094
Posted By TooLegit

My two humble steeds. 2019 Diverge E5 ...

My two humble steeds.
2019 Diverge E5
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1249x937/img_9586_b797de574abd798bcea102a8fc4aa842ed407bd9.jpg

2014 Scott Addict 20...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 532,094
Posted By rickpaulos

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52078453676_b7...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52078453676_b747a7429c_b.jpg
05-24-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,238
Posted By Dino_Sore

Question: What's the difference between a BMW and...

Question: What's the difference between a BMW and a porcupine?

Answer: The porcupine has pricks on the outside.
05-23-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,238
Posted By tomato coupe

A.I. is trying to cull the human population,...

A.I. is trying to cull the human population, starting with Larry the underperforming segment of the population.
05-23-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,238
Posted By Rolla

Since you have an appetite for low-hanging fruit,...

Since you have an appetite for low-hanging fruit, dunk on BMWs next.
05-20-22, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Rolla

Like title, motorcycle license, registration,...

Like title, motorcycle license, registration, inspections, and insurance? Be careful what you wish for.



I'd talk directly to the stores themselves. Or their home offices.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,304
Posted By cxwrench

And the final word on this: ...

And the final word on this:


https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/specialized-rejects-keldermans-giro-ditalia-disc-brake-complaints/
A 'significant impact' was to blame for the broken spoke, says...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,304
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Today I learned the problem with disc brakes is...

Today I learned the problem with disc brakes is people can't slow down in time to turn.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 532,094
Posted By NoWhammies

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x1280/blackbike_f5a4df341ac2bc82ac8ca818007a813fbc411612.jpg

BH G7
05-14-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,902
Posted By wolfchild

Except that 99% of cyclists also own vehicles...

Except that 99% of cyclists also own vehicles and need to drive to get to work, run errands and handle family responsibilities....so yes gasoline prices do have a negative effect on cyclists.
05-13-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By Sertsa

I passed 10,000KM on my bike today.

I'm a little proud of this and wanted to share. According to my Strava tracking, I've now ridden my bike 10,088.5km. Not all at once, though, since getting it in early 2020. So I took photos. Here's...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 08:35 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,034
Posted By jrobe

I bought my non-cycling wife an ebike too. Now...

I bought my non-cycling wife an ebike too. Now she can ride on occasion with me and for her it is an easy casual effort but she can still go 20 mph or more if she wishes. If she cranks up her motor...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 11:44 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,034
Posted By Koyote

If I had a mild interest in an activity, nothing...

If I had a mild interest in an activity, nothing would kill it faster than a partner who tries to manage and manipulate every single aspect of its development.
05-09-22, 04:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,640
Posted By PeteHski

I'm not suggesting Contis are superior to other...

I'm not suggesting Contis are superior to other tyre choices, merely stating that I don't think they have an unusually high rolling resistance. They are clearly top tier in that respect.
05-08-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,640
Posted By PeteHski

I really don't think so considering the pro races...

I really don't think so considering the pro races they've won.
05-08-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,640
Posted By cxwrench

Trying to compare results with all the variables...

Trying to compare results with all the variables you have is ridiculous.
05-08-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,640
Posted By bblair

How can you change 5 variables and expect to have...

How can you change 5 variables and expect to have anywhere a meaningful result?

Wow, talk about marginal gains! Are you preparing for the Olympics or World Hour Record?
04-12-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,409
Posted By GhostRider62

Shipping a whole bike overseas by common carrier...

Shipping a whole bike overseas by common carrier is super expensive.

Taking it on the plane with you is the cheapest and easiest......
06-24-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,818
Posted By superdex

to answer directly, 3-4mph? Below that, you'll be...

to answer directly, 3-4mph? Below that, you'll be walking. And it'll be a 22% grade. In other words, the 52/36 and 11-32 is plenty. You could go with a 50/34 up front if you want a little lower, or...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 04:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 640
Posted By Machka

June's 50K ...

June's 50K

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/455x344/june2021_50k_bc09a83a5f3eababd3f22737e1086bef2d58b069.jpg
06-23-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,818
Posted By mschwett

gearing vs power vs grade...

i ride ebikes for reasons too long to get into here, but i supply the vast majority of the power myself, like 90-95% over a 70 mile ride, only turning the motor on for hills. my current bike is 1x11,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,282
Posted By dmanthree

When forced to choose between Strava and reality,...

When forced to choose between Strava and reality, you should always choose Strava.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,282
Posted By big john

You're a deviant who deviated.

You're a deviant who deviated.
06-19-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,480
Posted By cyccommute

I have a purple one. PM me and its yours.

I have a purple one. PM me and its yours.
06-18-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,871
Posted By fredlord

Not sure how useful that would be in an emergency...

Not sure how useful that would be in an emergency unless you have it in your mouth. :)
06-18-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By VicBC_Biker

Tour de France Ad- I see myself in this one!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWFEtuVqOag
06-17-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,480
Posted By genejockey

I used to carry one 25 years ago. I needed it...

I used to carry one 25 years ago. I needed it one time. I mean, REALLY needed it! Rear derailleur cable broke, leaving me in the 12 tooth cog. This was before cell phones were something you...
06-17-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,769
Posted By seypat

Hi Viz in various colors when I'm...

Hi Viz in various colors when I'm cycling/running. Black cycling shoes, but Hi Viz running shoes in various colors.
06-17-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,769
Posted By drlogik

Hi viz on road. The first time I drove up behind...

Hi viz on road. The first time I drove up behind a rider wearing them they looked like two bright yellow lights going up and down. Coupled with his bright red blinker and hi viz jersey and rear view...
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