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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 02:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 656
Posted By Kimmo

What are you, some kind of goddamn pinko liberal...

What are you, some kind of goddamn pinko liberal commie? A world without blame and guilt and mindless tribalism is the stuff of madness!
09-24-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 578
Posted By dunkleosteus

Someone set this up with a triple and grab the...

Someone set this up with a triple and grab the high score for number of gears!
09-24-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 144
Posted By Steve B.

Why not just stick with SPD ?

Why not just stick with SPD ?
09-24-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 320
Posted By rydabent

Personally I prefer to see everyone's input. ...

Personally I prefer to see everyone's input. There is no law that says you have to like it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 525
Posted By Gyro

No problem. I had a incident with my 2014 with a...

No problem. I had a incident with my 2014 with a car, resulting in a bend rear rim. At the moment, I'm waiting for a new rim and riding my late nineties FX. Which is a beast in comparison with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 525
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Good call-out on the front derailleur... I have...

Good call-out on the front derailleur... I have the same on my bike with the 38mm tires. I see your bike is a Project One... is it an SLR?

I also like the 650b option posted by blakcloud . I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 525
Posted By SkepticalOne

Shown here are 38c Rene Herse Barlow Pass tires...

Shown here are 38c Rene Herse Barlow Pass tires on my 2020 Domane...lots of room within the frame but about one millimetre of clearance with the Di2 FD. Best bike I've ever owned and my third Domane....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 525
Posted By blakcloud

For my 2020 Domane I have used my 650 x 42...

For my 2020 Domane I have used my 650 x 42 wheelset with no ill effect.


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Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 525
Posted By PoorInRichfield

The recommended 700x38 max is pretty accurate. I...

The recommended 700x38 max is pretty accurate. I don't think you're going to find a road bike with Ultegra that can handle a much larger tire as the crankset limits the bottom bracket width. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 940
Posted By MakiNn

He actually wants to ride his bike. Sram...

He actually wants to ride his bike.

Sram blows....ask me how I know


also Sram may have smaller batteries but they compensate for the god awful huge rear mech
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 525
Posted By jaxgtr

I just ordered the 2021 SL7 and I believe you can...

I just ordered the 2021 SL7 and I believe you can fit up to a 38 tire.
Forum: Touring
09-23-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 844
Posted By Russ Roth

This is a frequent misunderstanding, the king...

This is a frequent misunderstanding, the king hubs only need a special tool for removing the bearings to replace them, regular cleanings, adjustments, and repacking of the bearings can be done with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By MinnMan

Take them both out for real test rides - not just...

Take them both out for real test rides - not just around the block, but something approaching your normal ride.

If you can tell the difference, you're done. If you can't, then we can't help you...
09-23-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,576
Posted By mack_turtle

steel bikes are pretty trendy right now from my...

steel bikes are pretty trendy right now from my vantage point.
Forum: Touring
09-23-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 844
Posted By cyccommute

A couple of things. Lots of spokes are good but...

A couple of things. Lots of spokes are good but better spokes are, well, better. Straight gauge spokes (which most people use) need more spokes to do the same job as double butted spokes. And triple...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 878
Posted By WorldIRC

My primary reasons for having both Di2 and D-Fly...

My primary reasons for having both Di2 and D-Fly are simply due to me being a techy. No other reason, TBH. I wouldn't have one without the other!
09-23-20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 547
Posted By WOTWU

Rat trap pass by Rene Herse are really nice.

Rat trap pass by Rene Herse are really nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 878
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm so glad this came up. I had no idea this...

I'm so glad this came up. I had no idea this existed. Thanks so much for posting! 🙂
09-22-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,829
Posted By Outrider1

Lol, then eat less and move more. Does a troll...

Lol, then eat less and move more. Does a troll good.
09-22-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,829
Posted By BobbyG

Basically walking and hiking are just standing.

Basically walking and hiking are just standing.
09-22-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,829
Posted By jay4usc

maybe you should find a group that are in their...

maybe you should find a group that are in their 20s and 30s?
09-22-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,829
Posted By CAT7RDR

To the OP: Funny, I was going on more hilly hikes...

To the OP: Funny, I was going on more hilly hikes and dog walks due to extreme heat and smoke. Rode 38 miles and climbed 5K ft for my first ride in two weeks and it was a damn struggle. I now realize...
09-22-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,829
Posted By genejockey

You also have to stop eating so much.

You also have to stop eating so much.
Forum: Foo
09-22-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By tyrion

Superb triangulation.

Superb triangulation.
Forum: Foo
09-22-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Redneck Carpentry

All scrap wood too many pipes and cables underneath to build proper fence so it will become a frame for some vines. This is a monstrosity good thing I’m in the boonies and no one can see. The vines...
09-22-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,978
Posted By livedarklions

He knows, he just thinks it's funny to accuse an...

He knows, he just thinks it's funny to accuse an old man who suffered being a POW with treason.
09-22-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,978
Posted By livedarklions

That's just sick. You really are flailing.

That's just sick. You really are flailing.
Forum: Touring
09-22-20, 12:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 494
Posted By saddlesores

why not take your own small instrument and make...

why not take your own small instrument and make your own music?

nothing like the haunting strains of a melodeon deep in the woods after midnight as you micturate.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,656
Posted By seypat

Tech running/workout shirts are a whole lot...

Tech running/workout shirts are a whole lot cheaper than cycling jerseys. Get yourself a handlebar bag and you can eliminate the pocketed jerseys. Sure, your jersey might flap, serious cyclists might...
09-21-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 665
Posted By bruce19

Does it fit?

Does it fit?
Forum: Touring
09-21-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 844
Posted By djb

Wgscott, I just wanted to mention that you'll...

Wgscott, I just wanted to mention that you'll probably love these tires. I was driving today along a section of road I rode on touring last month and it reminded me of how my 50mm slicks similar to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,563
Posted By genejockey

I found some Giros, after looking long and hard. ...

I found some Giros, after looking long and hard. I also have a pair of full finger Giros with no padding for cool days. A lot less than Rapha, and I don't feel like a traitor to my proletarian...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,563
Posted By genejockey

It takes a lot of looking to find minimalist...

It takes a lot of looking to find minimalist gloves these days. They've all got gel, which I hate. I go for zero padding gloves, and a snug fit. Hands don't slip in the gloves, gloves don't slip on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,563
Posted By Ogsarg

The explanation is simple. Some people prefer not...

The explanation is simple. Some people prefer not to wear gloves. I don't think it requires any explanation beyond that.

And just because you saw a few people without gloves, it doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,563
Posted By Bah Humbug

That has what to do with being all bothered about...

That has what to do with being all bothered about how other people are riding?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,563
Posted By genejockey

? That's like saying "I'm older than you are...

?

That's like saying "I'm older than you are tall!" or "I weigh more than you have teeth!"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,563
Posted By tyrion

People are keeping their gloves in their...

People are keeping their gloves in their handlebar bags so they don't get dirty.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,563
Posted By Rides4Beer

You spend way too much time worrying about what...

You spend way too much time worrying about what other people are doing, just ride your bike. :thumb:
Forum: Touring
09-21-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 844
Posted By tyrion

I read that article, and I find most of what Jan...

I read that article, and I find most of what Jan Heine writes to be valuable. Nevertheless, if I were getting a wheel specifically for 55mm tires, I'd definitely want a rim wider than 19mm.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,656
Posted By Bostonwheeler

Low-rider type racks that put weight close to the...

Low-rider type racks that put weight close to the hub of the front wheel can actually improve handling and stability.
Forum: Touring
09-21-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 844
Posted By ctak

Worth considering:...

Worth considering: https://www.renehersecycles.com/myth-18-wide-tires-need-wide-rims/

I used to have A319s (~19mm internal) with 50mm touring tires... worked well.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 12:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,863
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​What kind of babying are you used to?

​​​​​​What kind of babying are you used to?
09-20-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 568
Posted By billridesbikes

As a fellow ASD sufferer I think cycling is an...

As a fellow ASD sufferer I think cycling is an ideal sport. The repetitive nature of pedaling and rhythm of the wheels turning is all very soothing. As an added bonus you don’t have to look at...
09-20-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 568
Posted By livedarklions

Second on the "bring a knowledgeable person with...

Second on the "bring a knowledgeable person with you." I have found that just about everyone who isn't terribly knowledgeable about bicycles has anxieties about dealing with store salespeople. It's...
09-20-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,804
Posted By polymorphself

Oof! Bring it back a and line it up with their...

Oof! Bring it back a and line it up with their stand clamp...
09-20-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 568
Posted By LilyHeeler

Interesting. Those individuals you listed seem...

Interesting. Those individuals you listed seem (and seemed) like really cool people. I will try to work on ignoring the negative opinions of others, as you suggested.
Thank you for your kind words...
09-20-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 568
Posted By LilyHeeler

I did not know that colleges have cycling clubs!...

I did not know that colleges have cycling clubs! I will research and see if my college has one, and hopefully I can contact someone there.

I try not to be too open about having Aspergers, because...
09-20-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,326
Posted By spdntrxi

disappointed in you all for not catching the...

disappointed in you all for not catching the drive side on this one
09-20-20, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Badger6

I'll never need the brifters. Next road bike...

I'll never need the brifters. Next road bike (with discs) will be equipped "out of the box." I've GRX brifters on the gravel bike already, crash replacements for the older 785s I destroyed a month...
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