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Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,164
Posted By redfooj

if you cant come up with your own preferences...

if you cant come up with your own preferences just continue letting your dealer be your tastemaker.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-18, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By redfooj

+1 the differences in grip between tires of...

+1
the differences in grip between tires of similar class are going to be sooo miniscule compared to differences in grip driven by your technique
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-18, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By redfooj

quite surprised marketers havent segmented their...

quite surprised marketers havent segmented their models into general fit, in the way that fizik does with their snake-bull-giraffe-unicorn saddle system
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-18, 07:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,352
Posted By redfooj

They're not. They're experts in riding. How...

They're not. They're experts in riding.

How does that fit in your made up world where a guy who lubes bike chains knows more about the performance and response of equipment than someone who...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-18, 04:40 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,164
Posted By redfooj

I honestly can't decide whether a skeletonized...

I honestly can't decide whether a skeletonized breguet is a bigger mistake than one with a diver's bezel.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,352
Posted By redfooj

Im only recounting what you said. Because you...

Im only recounting what you said. Because you have nice stories, and you tell it so well.

I particularly like the story you told about how professional bike racers don't even have a clue about...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,164
Posted By redfooj

I like breguet but that thing is hideous

I like breguet but that thing is hideous
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-18, 04:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,457
Posted By redfooj

See kids....this is what happens if you ride with...

See kids....this is what happens if you ride with 60mm wheels in the front and 50mm in the back
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-18, 09:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,457
Posted By redfooj

Did you die? Or atleast lose some teeth? ...

Did you die?

Or atleast lose some teeth? Each tooth = 1 new cervelo on the road.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-18, 01:26 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-18, 07:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,352
Posted By redfooj

tubeless tires dont work because some of his...

tubeless tires dont work because some of his customers dont know that pneumatic tires are supposed to be re-aired.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-18, 07:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,362
Posted By redfooj

what in the wide wide world of sports....

what in the wide wide world of sports....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,352
Posted By redfooj

Just out a standard inner tube patch on inside of...

Just out a standard inner tube patch on inside of tire. Mines worked for hundreds of kms
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-18, 08:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,094
Posted By redfooj

makes cents.

makes cents.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-18, 05:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By redfooj

snowflakes

snowflakes
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-18, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By redfooj

I prefer the aesthetics of 6800. Mostly the...

I prefer the aesthetics of 6800. Mostly the cranks. But also the RD since the 8000 looks a bit too mtb. The FD can be fiddly to setup initially, but once you understand how it works it is a conch
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-18, 03:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 894
Posted By redfooj

ive not heard that, and anecdotally mine's gone...

ive not heard that, and anecdotally mine's gone past a decade riding on MTB, cross, in mud, rain, gravel, and have never been rebuilt
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-18, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 894
Posted By redfooj

all the cool kids ride eggbeaters because they go...

all the cool kids ride eggbeaters because they go with recessed-cleats shoes for walking
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-18, 06:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,419
Posted By redfooj

De rosa.

De rosa.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,585
Posted By redfooj

they have to squeeze mileage out of fiber/matrix...

they have to squeeze mileage out of fiber/matrix density marketing before they start the brand naming work on the resin. consumers are not yet ready for that bombardment

maybe in a few years.......
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-18, 12:30 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,958
Posted By redfooj

was this named by the IT department?

was this named by the IT department?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-18, 04:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,585
Posted By redfooj

1-marginally lighter 2-because people will pay...

1-marginally lighter
2-because people will pay for it

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By redfooj

Phil Wood and Chris King are also heavy. ...

Phil Wood and Chris King are also heavy.
DTSwiss are easy to service.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,297
Posted By redfooj

its mostly an academic exercise

its mostly an academic exercise
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-18, 08:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,706
Posted By redfooj

i try to mark people around my same climbing...

i try to mark people around my same climbing prowess. better than blowing up trying to follow the fastest riders or feel discouraged when they pull away
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,832
Posted By redfooj

much scientific. very convincing. wow.

much scientific. very convincing. wow.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-18, 06:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,706
Posted By redfooj

unless youre climbing on a singletrack i dont see...

unless youre climbing on a singletrack i dont see how "passing" is a problem.

on group rides its climb-at-your-own-pace. wait/ regroup is at the top of the climb - which is a secretly welcomed...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-18, 03:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,389
Posted By redfooj

Only when I'm droping 400watts

Only when I'm droping 400watts
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-18, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 828
Posted By redfooj

The most input was given in post #2...

The most input was given in post #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) of the thread: stop trying to compare road to trainer and you wont be so frustrated.

It...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-18, 01:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 828
Posted By redfooj

Friendo, you brought up the fact you were on...

Friendo, you brought up the fact you were on resistance X. It doesn't matter whether it's a weight, magnet, turbine area, liquid volume, the tightness of your tire to drum....you barked up that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-18, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 828
Posted By redfooj

Your apparent speed is meaningless on a trainer.

Your apparent speed is meaningless on a trainer.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-18, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 828
Posted By redfooj

then set it on the 2nd resistance unit. or 4th. ...

then set it on the 2nd resistance unit. or 4th. whichever is easier.

your trainer has no idea what your terrain is like.

relevant training metrics = effort + time.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-18, 08:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,808
Posted By redfooj

800+650 to make 1450g set is kinda like a...

800+650 to make 1450g set is kinda like a baseline for an aftermarket upgrade
1000g+800g making 1800g set is a factory equipment and roughly same weight as entry-level aftermarket replacement.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-18, 06:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,779
Posted By redfooj

- direct trainers are usually more accurate than...

- direct trainers are usually more accurate than traditional turbos, due to a variety of reasons
- whoever's setup has perceived effort matching apparent power, should be used as reference
- the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-18, 03:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,275
Posted By redfooj

Also, I don't want to discourage our friend from...

Also, I don't want to discourage our friend from shaeibg luggage pictures on a bicycling forum
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-18, 03:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,275
Posted By redfooj

I haven't had enough. Keep on keeping on

I haven't had enough. Keep on keeping on
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-18, 03:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,275
Posted By redfooj

How much is the MSRP on the snow booties and the...

How much is the MSRP on the snow booties and the work bench, and did you get them at retail?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By redfooj

The take-up is so quick on 36t I surmise the only...

The take-up is so quick on 36t I surmise the only palpable difference with the 54t is noise.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By redfooj

Please stay tuned for the next installment: why...

Please stay tuned for the next installment: why 25c is a different size from 23c
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-18, 03:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By redfooj

DTSwiss 36T ratchet upgrade review

Before: I notice the engagement slack
After: I do not notice the engagement slack

Conclusion: it's worth it.

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-18, 06:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 882
Posted By redfooj

i get these things when i buy a new frame. check...

i get these things when i buy a new frame. check with your bike shop... they probably toss these things out every day
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-18, 02:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 882
Posted By redfooj

Work-ish: 3D printed dropout protectors ? spencer...

Work-ish: 3D printed dropout protectors ? spencer wright (http://pencerw.com/feed/2013/9/15/work-ish-3d-printed-dropout-protectors)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-18, 03:37 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 10,831
Posted By redfooj

Lovely. Id love to see this quote everytime...

Lovely.

Id love to see this quote everytime someone bangs on about aerodynamic overshoes or the new brake fairings and hidden clamps on their frame
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-18, 06:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,892
Posted By redfooj

guidelines are guidelines because theyre...

guidelines are guidelines because theyre instructive, not prescriptive.

go with whatever makes sense for your frame, your tire, your tube, your road, and your ass
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-18, 06:30 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 83,203
Posted By redfooj

the porsche cabriolet is a 2+2 configuration, so...

the porsche cabriolet is a 2+2 configuration, so it has the full width of the rear seats to make this possible

http://cdn.pinthiscars.com/images/porsche-911-interior-back-seat-wallpaper-6.jpg

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 05:17 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,288
Posted By redfooj

I don't like anything about specialized ...

I don't like anything about specialized


There are wayyyy too many choices on the market to have to be captive to them. Any reason is reason enough to DQ 1 company or another
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-18, 02:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,357
Posted By redfooj

forgot about cyclingweekly, which is the other...

forgot about cyclingweekly, which is the other one.

their presenter oliver bridgewood (?) is a high level recreational cyclist. he does some blogs and recaps of events, which is a pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,357
Posted By redfooj

bikeradar runs a better channel now

bikeradar runs a better channel now
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 83,203
Posted By redfooj

I had a s2000 which had similar or better...

I had a s2000 which had similar or better capacity.

It carried some wild stuff in the passenger seat, sticking up and out of the cabin ...but a bike...absolutely no way no how
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-18, 02:58 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 83,203
Posted By redfooj

poor handling, poor ride quality, poor comfort,...

poor handling, poor ride quality, poor comfort, poor maneuverability, poor driving pleasure.

they're great when one needs to pick things up, though.
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