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Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 598
Posted By WhyFi

Try it and get back to us.

Try it and get back to us.
04-28-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,197
Posted By gsteinb

Thanks guys. Tough stuff. She was loved, and went...

Thanks guys. Tough stuff. She was loved, and went peacefully. ...
04-23-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,197
Posted By Enthalpic

I didn't get to see post op x-rays but the...

I didn't get to see post op x-rays but the physician said it went well in the file notes.

It was ORIF thank goodness, no pins sticking out of your skin.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 02:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,726
Posted By Kimmo

I believe you can find the boat anchors you're...

I believe you can find the boat anchors you're looking for laced to SS/fixie hubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By Mojo31

I use the White Lightning Matte Finisher on my...

I use the White Lightning Matte Finisher on my navy blue bike and have been happy with it. Will be watching for your Muc-Off report.
04-13-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,197
Posted By ridethecliche

I did a thing... ...

I did a thing...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,533
Posted By MoAlpha

In my fleet, chain stay length is a major...

In my fleet, chain stay length is a major determinant of chain life. A shorter chain has to operate over higher angles between the chainrings and cassette and seems to wear faster for that reason.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,533
Posted By msu2001la

The side plates are slightly different on the...

The side plates are slightly different on the outside vs inside. If you look carefully at the edges of the plates, they have a slight chamfer around the outside perimeter.

I think this is to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,792
Posted By burnthesheep

Let me give an example to show what I meant, I...

Let me give an example to show what I meant, I think it came out wrong.............the PDQ V8 TT frameset is a prime example. Sold by PDQ as the "V8 TT" bike, sold by others under a different name. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,792
Posted By Eric F

Yeah...that's not going to happen. Did you...

Yeah...that's not going to happen.

Did you read the stories about the cars and planes that crashed? Have you stopped driving or flying yet?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,792
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I wouldn't buy a no name (meaning unknown quality...

I wouldn't buy a no name (meaning unknown quality control) carbon bike. I think CF is a great material to make bikes out of. My frame, handlebars, stem, fork, steering tube, seat post, saddle, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,792
Posted By caloso

Personally, I'd feel safer on a new CF bike than...

Personally, I'd feel safer on a new CF bike than a 15 year old aluminum one.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By caloso

It's completely meaningless.

It's completely meaningless.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By rubiksoval

Consider that Strava doesn't know if you have a...

Consider that Strava doesn't know if you have a headwind or tailwind, if you're in an aero tuck, or sitting bolt upright, if you're wearing a skinsuit or a parachute, if you're in a group or solo, if...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 04:32 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,362
Posted By MoAlpha

Had to see if there really was such a thing and...

Had to see if there really was such a thing and lo! Pretty funny for those who remember.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,362
Posted By Kimmo

Nah, go on...

Nah, go on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,386
Posted By surak

What's this I see? Oh, just another thread about...

What's this I see? Oh, just another thread about how people who spend more than OP are idiots, masquerading as a thread where the OP insincerely asks a question as if they had any intention of being...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,386
Posted By tomato coupe

ftfy

ftfy
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,386
Posted By Eric F

If the price is too much for you, don't buy them....

If the price is too much for you, don't buy them.
If they won't enhance your riding, don't buy them.
If you don't understand the advantages, don't buy them.

Also...Why do you care how other...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By Hiro11

One tip: keep the Dart/pulg in your jersey...

One tip: keep the Dart/pulg in your jersey pocket. The last thing you want is to be fumbling around in a saddlebag while sealant is spraying everywhere and you're losing pressure.

I ride with a...
03-27-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,197
Posted By topflightpro

Over the years, Iíve slowly added to the...

Over the years, Iíve slowly added to the equipment I keep in the car, including a selection of tools, baby wipes, toilet paper, pump and shoes.

Now Iíll be adding an extra kit, since I forgot my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,379
Posted By noodle soup

FSA Electronic shifting is real. I've built CF...

FSA Electronic shifting is real. I've built CF frames that were used by FSA (at Interbike and the NAHBS) for display/demo bikes..
03-26-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,558
Posted By TMonk

love this segment haha. I often refer to it in...

love this segment haha. I often refer to it in conversation. To those familiar with it (or me) it can be funny to leave it at "oh, you'd better believe that's a paddlin'?
03-23-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,558
Posted By gsteinb

I have a friend who was a pro mountain biker back...

I have a friend who was a pro mountain biker back in the day. He'd show up on the local group ride and win it on his mountain bike with knobbies. He'd show up for a NYC park and win that. He'd win...
03-22-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,558
Posted By Phatman

https://youtu.be/u7ITjHbFG3I

https://youtu.be/u7ITjHbFG3I
03-19-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,197
Posted By big john

By coincidence I ran across this Element with a...

By coincidence I ran across this Element with a V6 swapped into it. Seems like with some good suspension and tires it would be pretty cool....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,587
Posted By MoAlpha

...and we're not going to yell at you.

...and we're not going to yell at you.
03-18-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,558
Posted By TMonk

This also came to mind when I red the OP

This also came to mind when I red the OP
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,587
Posted By Eric F

I've probably been riskier than I should have...

I've probably been riskier than I should have been. I've continued to do some smaller group rides (10-20 riders) that have included tight formation, spicy pace, and not very many people wearing...
03-17-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,197
Posted By Flatballer

I never know how old I am anymore. I do the math...

I never know how old I am anymore. I do the math (I still get it wrong, then my wife tells me how old I am).
03-15-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,197
Posted By furiousferret

My wife asked me why I always get cold, and I...

My wife asked me why I always get cold, and I told her I have a lot less fat. While that explanation was exiting my mouth, part of mind was saying 'this is a big mistake' but my mouth kept going....
03-12-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,197
Posted By caloso

We're on our second Odyssey. It's a 2014 that we...

We're on our second Odyssey. It's a 2014 that we got as a certified used from the dealer. It had been used as a customer shuttle for a year, so it was pristine and just getting broken in. It's...
03-11-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,197
Posted By gsteinb

I'm still a tubular guy. For what I do it just...

I'm still a tubular guy. For what I do it just makes sense. For the money 202 tubulars are still the lightest reasonably priced option. And since I'm only doing hill climbs, and I own them there's...
03-11-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,197
Posted By himespau

Less style? :notamused: My lugged steel 1990...

Less style? :notamused: My lugged steel 1990 Concorde Aquila with the PDM decals and 10 speed Campy ergos will always be the epitome of style. Especially with that triple on the front. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,097
Posted By Kimmo

Hub drag is pretty trivial; lots of folks way...

Hub drag is pretty trivial; lots of folks way overestimate its effect.

I think it's either directly proportional or proportional to the square of speed, while air drag starts off much bigger and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,097
Posted By WhyFi

^^^ Well, sure, but other than that, sweet job! ...

^^^ Well, sure, but other than that, sweet job!

;)
03-10-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,197
Posted By topflightpro

I should probably clarify, the latest new and...

I should probably clarify, the latest new and improved frameset to which I am referring has a geometry that would fit me a bit better, and the reason for buying the new frame last year was to improve...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 13,215
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I only recommend tubeless to people if...

Yeah, I only recommend tubeless to people if they're aware that they need to check their sealant regularly. Bad Rob. :p

That ENVE explosion would suck so bad. Did they have those special...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 364,859
Posted By Bob Ross

Every time I see this thread it reminds me of...

Every time I see this thread it reminds me of this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 364,859
Posted By rubiksoval

How depressing to not ever try something for...

How depressing to not ever try something for yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Ogsarg

Go see your doctor. That is the only advice here...

Go see your doctor. That is the only advice here that you should listen to.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By WhyFi

My opinion: talk to your doctor.

My opinion: talk to your doctor.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 364,859
Posted By Flatballer

You got me excited that we'd captured yet another...

You got me excited that we'd captured yet another new person who is oblivious to how old this is.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,830
Posted By ericcox

If I have learned anything in life, it is to...

If I have learned anything in life, it is to never make absolute statements. Things change in unpredictable ways. Except the absolute edict against absolutes.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,830
Posted By Rides4Beer

I don't think the lawyers would ever allow it....

I don't think the lawyers would ever allow it. You can single speed it if the whole shifting system dies, but Fred Flintstone brakes aren't really a viable option. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By Bob Dopolina

The tire is not 'unraveling'. That is impossible...

The tire is not 'unraveling'. That is impossible due to how tires are constructed.

What you are seeing is the threads from the breaker strip. It is the piece that wraps around the tire bead to...
03-01-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,197
Posted By gsteinb

Is he rolling over in his grave?

Is he rolling over in his grave?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,664
Posted By Koyote

Ditto - still shoveling at 58 yrs old. I'm also...

Ditto - still shoveling at 58 yrs old. I'm also the only person in my neighborhood without a riding lawnmower (or a service with riding mowers), and my lot is one of the larger ones -- about 2/3rds...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,664
Posted By WhyFi

I normally don't mind shoveling, I look at it as...

I normally don't mind shoveling, I look at it as a bit of cardio, but then I moved in to the current house on a corner with a semi-busy street on the long side of the lot. It's ******g soul-crushing...
03-01-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,197
Posted By gsteinb

I've got a vaccination appointment.

I've got a vaccination appointment.
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