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10-28-21, 04:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 781
Posted By tempocyclist

You asked pretty much the same question last...

You asked pretty much the same question last year...

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1217254-thoughts-my-potential-cycling.html

:rolleyes:
10-11-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,481
Posted By mstateglfr

It's awful that people needed to go to a homeless...

It's awful that people needed to go to a homeless area by a bridge to talk to a person about how their significant other had died.

Perhaps the author is clouded in their recollection of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 821
Posted By smashndash

fair point. I forgot that physics forums are a...

fair point. I forgot that physics forums are a thing. I guess I'll look there. Thanks for the tip!
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Poppit

If you haven't already bought the wheels then I'd...

If you haven't already bought the wheels then I'd definitely get tubular wheels with a pair of Vittoria pista controls stuck on them. Tubs run better on the track and usually are easier to handle if...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,180
Posted By tempocyclist

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09-26-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,214
Posted By Juan Foote

I worked for a shop that sold and serviced...

I worked for a shop that sold and serviced Specialized bicycles. There were a group of MTB riders that wanted a specific bike from Specialized, but they (Spec) would not allow the sale to the shop...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,209
Posted By himespau

In 2014 (or some other year) when there was a...

In 2014 (or some other year) when there was a surplus of bikes, they may have done that. In a year of shortages when there aren't enough to go around, why give profit/commissions to someone who is...
09-10-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By himespau

I generally start 45 minutes or more before the...

I generally start 45 minutes or more before the race so that I can get all booted up, load zwift, get dressed, go back and get the water bottles I forgot to bring into the basement, join the event...
09-10-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By genejockey

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09-08-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,086
Posted By freetors

I will generally use RWGPS but will also consult...

I will generally use RWGPS but will also consult the google when necessary. In the ~100 mile radius around where I live there is a lot of really bad map data; often times with roads being a hundred...
09-07-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,471
Posted By 70sSanO

It is a tough situation, but on a MUP if you are...

It is a tough situation, but on a MUP if you are coming from behind and someone is slowing down anything can happen.

While the rider making a U-turn was stupid, you really needed to let him know...
09-06-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,408
Posted By big john

To the OP, it's just a bike ride. So you didn't...

To the OP, it's just a bike ride. So you didn't ride as far as you intended. If you want to make it happen I'm sure you'll figure it out. If not, no big deal.
09-05-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By BHG6

I'd tell the Dr. to go piss up a rope and find a...

I'd tell the Dr. to go piss up a rope and find a new one. Of course, I would've left by 10:30 if it were me. Small delays are understandable but 4-5 hours is inexcusable.
09-05-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,088
Posted By Koyote

If it's a "money no object build," you would not...

If it's a "money no object build," you would not be asking this question.
08-23-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By gearbasher

When all else fails, remove the bearings and look...

When all else fails, remove the bearings and look for numbers or measure them.
08-18-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By jpescatore

If the two day 160 mile ride means roughly two 80...

If the two day 160 mile ride means roughly two 80 days and you have been doing some 50+ mile rides, you should be fine. Think of an 80 mile ride as a 25 mile ride after a rest stop at 55 miles!
...
08-15-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,267
Posted By cxwrench

It's on both sides...the same? It's not...

It's on both sides...the same? It's not structural, I've seen this hundreds of times. I used to have an Trekbikes.com email address so I have a little experience with it. It's the paint getting...
08-13-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,390
Posted By CAT7RDR

Keep your composure and soldier on.

Keep your composure and soldier on.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By HTupolev

When does it hurt? Do you do core exercises?

When does it hurt?

Do you do core exercises?
07-31-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 978
Posted By shelbyfv

Classic symptoms. Your cassette is worn and will...

Classic symptoms. Your cassette is worn and will not work well with your new chain. This is how you know you need a new cassette. You cannot tell by looking.
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,300
Posted By skidder

Congratulations! You're now free of the 'Dark...

Congratulations! You're now free of the 'Dark Force's' bondage. Go forth and enjoy your new-found freedom to engage with real people and things!
Forum: Touring
06-22-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,107
Posted By adamrice

I use the Ride with GPS app on my iPhone. If you...

I use the Ride with GPS app on my iPhone. If you pay for a subscription, RwGPS will give you spoken turn-by-turn navigation. I use it with a bone-conduction headset so I can hear the cues and road...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,807
Posted By rumrunn6

after seeing a pro squirt water thru his helmet...

after seeing a pro squirt water thru his helmet vent holes, I tried it & it really works. like when it is super hot & you're on the verge of heat exhaustion

on another cpl rides, an old commute,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,140
Posted By Bob Ross

Y'know how I know you don't have any long >12%...

Y'know how I know you don't have any long >12% grades where you ride?
06-09-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By well biked

Cleat's on backwards, turn it around with the...

Cleat's on backwards, turn it around with the point of the cleat facing forward.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-21, 01:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,243
Posted By znomit

How come cycling terrain was not #1 on your...

How come cycling terrain was not #1 on your location requirements?

ps
HTFU

pps
One of the fastest guys I know lives at the top of a killer hill. Give it time, they get smaller every time you...
05-19-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,880
Posted By Rolla

I don't think being careful has anything to do...

I don't think being careful has anything to do with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,507
Posted By urbanknight

I feel like this was a big and hotly debated...

I feel like this was a big and hotly debated topic when I went on my cycling hiatus almost a decade ago, and we're still talking about it. It seems, as Eric mentioned above, that the smoother the...
05-03-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,076
Posted By Nyah

I did it - I got the signal to change! The next...

I did it - I got the signal to change! The next time I came to this intersection, again, there weren't any cars to trigger the sensor. This time though, I moved to the center of the lane and rolled...
04-28-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,076
Posted By livedarklions

You would be right if it was a left turn lane,...

You would be right if it was a left turn lane, but it wasn't a left turn lane, it was a go straight OR turn left lane. There was a left turn lane to the left of it and a right turn lane to the right...
04-26-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,309
Posted By Iride01

I don't know that it's made any difference. I...

I don't know that it's made any difference. I got the Janssen one-shot. Although I do sort of feel like super man now that the weather has gotten so nice.

Don't think that's the vaccine though.
04-18-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,855
Posted By Hiro11

5mm of additional toe overlap isn't going to make...

5mm of additional toe overlap isn't going to make any difference. The Checkpoint will likely work well. It's also a great bike.

Also, "gravel" means different things to different people. I do lots...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,127
Posted By Doomrider74

I dont find speed on the flat translates to the...

I dont find speed on the flat translates to the hills at all. Climbing, particularly long, steep climbs, are a complete different beast, IMO, and need to be practiced. Its almost as much of a mental...
04-10-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,019
Posted By daverup

Probably good enough with all terrain tires. I...

Probably good enough with all terrain tires.
I think the OP will appreciate a much lighter bike, his dual sport is about 30lbs, the Domane AL5 is a little under 23lbs.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,732
Posted By str8jakett

Get out. Before my wife sees this.

Get out.

Before my wife sees this.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,782
Posted By HTupolev

Nice carbon wheels that are heavier than...

Nice carbon wheels that are heavier than lightweight aluminum often have deeper rim profiles, which can provide aerodynamic advantages.
03-25-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By caloso

It reduces the amount of time a cyclist is...

It reduces the amount of time a cyclist is stopped or trying to get back underway at an intersection, where they're most vulnerable to being rear-ended or right hooked by an inattentive driver. It's...
03-19-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,438
Posted By biketampa

Boyd cycling

Boyd cycling
03-18-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,504
Posted By Greiselman

Not any more nervous. It can happen to literally...

Not any more nervous. It can happen to literally anyone... he just happens to be famous.

I do, however, think it's long past time to stop calling crashes like this "accidents".
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,225
Posted By jabbajabba

Car tyres may need replacing every 5 / 6ish...

Car tyres may need replacing every 5 / 6ish years.
Much harsher environment and often parked outside all year and can start to suffer from UV damage and harden.

GP5000 TLs were only released at...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,976
Posted By veganbikes

I would do Ultegra Di2 all day every day over...

I would do Ultegra Di2 all day every day over ScRAM anything. I love my Ultegra Di2 and it is has been pretty much problem free for 3-4 years now (aside from a warrantied front derailleur) and I...
03-10-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,025
Posted By wgscott

I was going to say acetone. But perhaps...

I was going to say acetone.

But perhaps flamethrower + acetone woudl be the worst thing to use.

Belt-sander and chainsaw also come to mind.
03-09-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,622
Posted By philbob57

The advantage of the dropped bars is that you can...

The advantage of the dropped bars is that you can move your hands around - tops, drops, ramps, hoods.You can't do much of an emergency stop from more than 12-15 MPH from the hoods; most people use...
03-09-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By jppe

Bike Computer Repair

When I retired in 2016 my kids bought me a Garmin 1000. It was a lot more bike computer than what I needed but I really appreciated what they did. I had been using Garmin 705 and was very comfortable...
03-06-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,844
Posted By Bob S

Heart Rate Monitor Better Believe it

Several months ago my Garmin Heart Rate Monitor, HRM, started reporting Max and Avg heart rates over 150. I am in my mid 70s and ride 30 40 miles several times a week, previously my resting heart...
03-02-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,991
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

The automotive industry is doing this... ...

The automotive industry is doing this...

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03-02-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,991
Posted By Bald Paul

I've been an automotive professional (technician,...

I've been an automotive professional (technician, instructor, regional troubleshooter for an import manufacturer) until my retirement. I've also been cycling since the 70s.
Car technology has been...
03-02-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,991
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

You can wear every piece of high-vis, wear all...

You can wear every piece of high-vis, wear all the helmets, attach every light... and you'll still risk being hit by a person driving, because we exist as cyclists.

It's victim blaming - because...
03-02-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,991
Posted By alcjphil

+1 Cyclists already have plenty of devices and...

+1
Cyclists already have plenty of devices and strategies for detecting cars and being visible. I built up most of my bikes myself and know ell how to maintain them. What we can't control is the...
03-02-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,991
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Garmin Varia is probably the most advanced...

Garmin Varia is probably the most advanced "detection system" that has made it all the way to market. There's no lack solution for "visibility improvement" - after a dayglow jersey and lights,...
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