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Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By Bah Humbug

It's that thing you can choose to not believe in...

It's that thing you can choose to not believe in and then it doesn't apply to you.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 757
Posted By colnago62

I have run a Sram 11-36 on my Ultegra Di2 Med. ...

I have run a Sram 11-36 on my Ultegra Di2 Med. cage Trek Domane without a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,509
Posted By caloso

You could but you'd have to be right next to...

You could but you'd have to be right next to them. I've had a situation where the battery in my Quarq died on a group ride and my Garmin kept trying to pair with other riders' PMs. But as soon as...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,509
Posted By ooga-booga

and the pro tour "vampires" actually conduct...

and the pro tour "vampires" actually conduct testing. how's that going with american sports like basketball? baseball?
football? how about the pga tour? the real football on other continents?

i...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,509
Posted By surak

The goal for the GC types on flat stages is to...

The goal for the GC types on flat stages is to see as little wind as possible and ride safely to the last km with minimal drama so they don't lose time. They save their energy for the mountains where...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,509
Posted By HTupolev

1-You're overestimating the gaps in...

1-You're overestimating the gaps in specialization between these athletes. They're all endurance athletes, some are just more sprint-focused than others.
2-You're (probably massively)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,509
Posted By colnago62

What Coggan learned from studying many, many...

What Coggan learned from studying many, many riders’s power data is that the winner, in a lot of occasions, was the rider who coasted the most during the race. There are ways to save energy in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 843
Posted By JW in AK

That is a damn fine looking machine. Congrats!

That is a damn fine looking machine. Congrats!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 843
Posted By GlennR

You must be Irish (j/k)

You must be Irish (j/k)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,509
Posted By caloso

It's basically the same reason that Usain Bolt...

It's basically the same reason that Usain Bolt would never win a marathon.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,509
Posted By MinnMan

wrong forum. Belongs here:...

wrong forum. Belongs here: https://www.bikeforums.net/professional-cycling-fans/

short answer: explosive short bursts of power are physiologically different from long efforts at high power/weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,335
Posted By MoAlpha

It wasn’t the worst bike by any objective...

It wasn’t the worst bike by any objective measure, but the bike I hated the most was a Surly Cross Check. I got it originally for my wife, who wanted nothing to do with it and I took it over as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By seedsbelize

Out west, you can ride the interstate if it's the...

Out west, you can ride the interstate if it's the only feasible way to get across that specific stretch.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,586
Posted By GlennR

I've found that most of the problems are due to...

I've found that most of the problems are due to poor setup.

I've had 4 bikes with Sram and my son has 3. Three with Rival 10 speed, 1 with Rival CX1, Force 10 speed, Red 22 and Red eTap and never...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 19,610
Views: 4,173,603
Posted By gios

Giro Synthe MIPS Katusha red. ...

Giro Synthe MIPS Katusha red.

https://i.imgur.com/uYtV0xO.jpg?1
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 757
Posted By Steve B.

Is why I love my Di2 system. I’ve done nothing to...

Is why I love my Di2 system. I’ve done nothing to it for 3 years except I plug it in to charge about every 4 mos.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,056
Posted By mattcalifornia

Well, that's true, although I didn't see any...

Well, that's true, although I didn't see any information about what width he is running now or how wide a tire he can accommodate on that bike. He probably can't run 32's, but I'm running 28's on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,056
Posted By big john

"on the Ford Escape, Hyundai Elantra, Toyota...

"on the Ford Escape, Hyundai Elantra, Toyota Camry and other models from those manufacturers, there are no recommendations for replacing the brake fluid, only instructions to inspect it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,056
Posted By topflightpro

No one really needs electronic shifting or disc...

No one really needs electronic shifting or disc brakes. But if you want, and it's not going to be financial hardship to get it, why not?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,056
Posted By Rides4Beer

Can't help you, I absolutely love my di2 and disc...

Can't help you, I absolutely love my di2 and disc brakes, I'll never go back. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 178,816
Posted By guadzilla

So LB has released tire pressure charts and also...

So LB has released tire pressure charts and also edited their pressure recommendations:
https://www.lightbicycle.com/newsletter/Tubeless-Tire-Pressure-Charts.html

Back to 110psi for the hooked...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,586
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Then you definitely don't want SRAM!

Then you definitely don't want SRAM!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,872
Views: 751,883
Posted By Greiselman

I absolutely would not trust that site. They seem...

I absolutely would not trust that site. They seem to sell cookie cutters, and searching for "brooks" yields no results.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By Bah Humbug

This suddenly brought some lurkers out of the...

This suddenly brought some lurkers out of the woodwork.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By WhyFi

You either talked to the wrong guy or you...

You either talked to the wrong guy or you misunderstood. Effective sealant doesn't last a year in the tires (and no, I don't use Mavic sealant, but it's not magical); if you're not checking/toppping...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By bruce19

FWIW I have literally done nothing to them in 2...

FWIW I have literally done nothing to them in 2 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By Bah Humbug

It is stunning how many people double down on...

It is stunning how many people double down on ignoring evidence and research.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By rubiksoval

It's definitely an answer and a huge reason...

It's definitely an answer and a huge reason (along with the terrible feel and grip) that contributes to its overall awfulness.

Except it's not hyperbole, nor is it nebulous. It's quite concise and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,547
Posted By guadzilla

^^^ This. Guy's credentials have not been...

^^^ This.

Guy's credentials have not been proven. What HAS been proven is that he lies and gets vindictive when challenged. Since most of his claims require you to believe in his...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,547
Posted By asgelle

Claims need to be backed up by verifiable data or...

Claims need to be backed up by verifiable data or analysis. The credentials of the person presenting them are irrelevant. Someone might not have finished high school, but if they present a hypothesis...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By guadzilla

They dont last forever - it just feels that way. ...

They dont last forever - it just feels that way. ;)

(Sorry, I had to get one last dig in at those beastly tires)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Kapusta

Pretty much the same as with a tubed tire.

Pretty much the same as with a tubed tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By MinnMan

Yeah, OK. I see the logic here. Mea Culpa, as...

Yeah, OK. I see the logic here. Mea Culpa, as I'm one of those who made the accusation. For the record, my opinion derived mostly from a post in another thread ("Need a wheelset recommendation for...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By Bah Humbug

This thread did remind me to order some more...

This thread did remind me to order some more Michelin Power Protection+s, so there's that good that came out of it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By yarbrough462

He reminds me a bit of 1500SLR that was on here a...

He reminds me a bit of 1500SLR that was on here a while ago...He is the guy that drilled holes in his "SLR grade" Trek aluminum frame to install Di2 and thought that made him an expert on all things...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By HTupolev

"Supple" is a more sensual form of "flexible." It...

"Supple" is a more sensual form of "flexible." It is definitely something that can be felt in your hand. If you claim that how a tire feels in the hand means "less than nothing" to how it functions...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Those disc brake ticks are a statistics counter...

Those disc brake ticks are a statistics counter ticking off all of the crashes you avoided by running disc brakes vs 1600s technology rim brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By WhyFi

Ugh, you're not holding up your end of the deal....

Ugh, you're not holding up your end of the deal. I thought you coulda been a contenda. Bummer.

Unsub. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By WhyFi

This is boring. I'd appreciate if you were to...

This is boring. I'd appreciate if you were to make your trolling a little less obvious so that we can milk some more entertainment out of this. kthnks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By HTupolev

Yeah, most likely.

Yeah, most likely.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By MinnMan

Personal opinion: BoraxKid is a troll and is best...

Personal opinion: BoraxKid is a troll and is best ignored from this point forward.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By HTupolev

Whoa. I try not to make assumptions about what...

Whoa. I try not to make assumptions about what sorts of objections that people will raise in online discussions, but I certainly didn't see "you're using a counterfeit Gatorskin" coming.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 862
Posted By MinnMan

Fernwegs for a $1500 price point? This is like a...

Fernwegs for a $1500 price point? This is like a troll with reading comprehension problems. As to the Gatorskin part, that's causing enough laughter over at the other thread. no need for...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By MinnMan

I see, BF has changed and you are the new...

I see, BF has changed and you are the new sheriff. Yup. you've got 190 posts here and this is your world to sculpt as you deem proper. Seattle Forrest , with his 21,000 posts is the old guard and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is sage advice. You should reflect on it...

This is sage advice. You should reflect on it for a moment.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By guadzilla

Incorrect. The data from steel drum testing...

Incorrect. The data from steel drum testing does translate into real world results as well, as per RChung (and if you wanna tell him he is wrong, be my guest. I know enough not to argue with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By MinnMan

If you don't "give two cents' about why we choose...

If you don't "give two cents' about why we choose what we choose, why are you bothering to post in this thread? Nobody said that they were going to pry those Gatorskins out of your cold dead hands. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By rubiksoval

You have a 7k bike (that you seem very proud of)...

You have a 7k bike (that you seem very proud of) and you make it significantly slower.

That's a delicious and comical combination of hubris and irony.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,985
Posted By Bah Humbug

We’re not whining; we’re laughing too.

We’re not whining; we’re laughing too.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,547
Posted By nomadmax

That guy could have the solution to world hunger...

That guy could have the solution to world hunger and I'd never know it. I don't have the better part of an hour to sift thru all that.
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