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Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 13,144
Posted By fried bake

You gotta pedal. In every case. And in most...

You gotta pedal. In every case. And in most cases, you gotta put in lots of work on the climbs. If you get the chance to ride any Ebikemotion hybrid you will understand this much better.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 13,144
Posted By fried bake

:thumb:100%. Today’s ebikes debate is the disc...

:thumb:100%. Today’s ebikes debate is the disc brake debate of five years ago. It’s happening no matter how much some people wail about it. In five years half of “roadies” will be riding them and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 13,144
Posted By fried bake

If multiple bottle cages and drop bars on road...

If multiple bottle cages and drop bars on road bikes are optimal by design, then presumably the same applies for e-road bikes, no? Sincerely trying to understand what else they would look like....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 13,144
Posted By fried bake

So you genuinely donít understand that age and...

So you genuinely donít understand that age and other physical ailments require that once fit people people need to use ebikes? Have you ever climbed a hill with your heart rate pegged at 220BPM...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 13,144
Posted By fried bake

I foresee a day when group rides (although not...

I foresee a day when group rides (although not mass participation rides) will be categorized as either ebike inclusive or specifically excluded. The egos must be protected.

On a related note, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,660
Posted By fried bake

I ride with earplugs and find it works well. You...

I ride with earplugs and find it works well. You hear the car tires screeching or the other signs of traffic that are important but the wind noise is dramatically reduced so that you can enjoy the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 06:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 924
Posted By fried bake

I think the issue is related to your overall fit...

I think the issue is related to your overall fit on the new bike. The symptom is showing up in the shoulder, but itís cause probably lies elsewhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-18, 03:23 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,679,999
Posted By fried bake

Must have missed the Bianchi earlier--very hot!...

Must have missed the Bianchi earlier--very hot! :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 706,579
Posted By fried bake

Mosaic RT 2

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0046_eecdb0a8042b7e18deadf4d63340f87dc8bf306a.jpg

Mosaic RT-2

Another inaugural ride. Purchased this a couple weeks ago from...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,549
Posted By fried bake

In almost every conversation about gearing, there...

In almost every conversation about gearing, there is the "get strong" guy. But you never hear runners say: "Can't do a 6 minute mile--get strong"...Makes me wonder, what is is about cycling that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-18, 12:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,334
Posted By fried bake

I'm not sure the 56 was ever available at $1299...

I'm not sure the 56 was ever available at $1299 on discount, but then again, i'm probably fortunate it wasn't given the ridiculous bargain it represents at that price. A complete SRAM Force groupset...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,679,999
Posted By fried bake

I love the Serotta. Not familiar with those...

I love the Serotta. Not familiar with those wheels, but they work nicely on the retro-modern build. BTW, what year is the frameset from?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-18, 10:24 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,844
Posted By fried bake

Trek posted a study that found that feet, ankles...

Trek posted a study that found that feet, ankles and legs were the most important bits for being seen in the daylight, so overshoes or socks will be the prime items and the rest of the kit can...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By fried bake

Longtime Fizik shoe fan. I think you may want to...

Longtime Fizik shoe fan. I think you may want to try on the R5B.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-18, 06:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,985
Posted By fried bake

Right Fit. Right Saddle. Right cream (and lots of...

Right Fit. Right Saddle. Right cream (and lots of it). And pedal your bike (I got one from riding too slowly once--all the pressure on my ass)...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,042
Posted By fried bake

Have a read. I think this may surprise you. Two...

Have a read. I think this may surprise you. Two bike lengths is 10 ft. Six is 30 ft. Even at 60 ft--10 bike lengths, there is still 3% reduction in drag. (see bolded part below).

Wheelsucking has...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-18, 04:52 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,042
Posted By fried bake

Race? Not so much...Draft--that's an entirely...

Race? Not so much...Draft--that's an entirely different matter. Nothing better than wheel-sucking someone from three to six bike lengths back, especially in a headwind. I lose all shame in headwinds,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-18, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18,868
Views: 3,800,474
Posted By fried bake

that looks great--i'm partial to details like...

that looks great--i'm partial to details like that, shows true affection for one's bike. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-18, 08:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,301
Posted By fried bake

Thanks muchóI contacted them about a set with DT...

Thanks muchóI contacted them about a set with DT Swiss 350s and they were quick with a reply. Definitely a great looking set of wheels and if braking holds up, that might push me to buy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By fried bake

I did a century on one so i guess i could...

I did a century on one so i guess i could comment...They had a reputation as stiff, but I didn't find it more so than my TCR. The seatpost was prone to slipping however, which I heard was rectified...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 08:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,301
Posted By fried bake

thanks for the update--do you do much...

thanks for the update--do you do much climbing/descending/ if so, how are they on braking? noisy? modulation?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,515
Posted By fried bake

front--then post it in "hot or not"...it's gonna...

front--then post it in "hot or not"...it's gonna look so good.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 649,016
Posted By fried bake

^and it's only for max of $50 off.

^and it's only for max of $50 off.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By fried bake

allow me to be "that guy" and recommend a selle...

allow me to be "that guy" and recommend a selle smp saddle...

https://www.stevehoggbikefitting.com/bikefit/2011/09/all-about-smps/#comment-5405
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-18, 07:29 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,679,999
Posted By fried bake

It wouldn't take much to make the Foundry hot....

It wouldn't take much to make the Foundry hot. Black bar tape, stem to match seat post, level seat post, remove frame pump, black pedals and chrome chain. As it is now, not.

The Bianchi, while set...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-18, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 649,016
Posted By fried bake

ebay 20% off through july 3

ebay 20% off through july 3
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-18, 05:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,965
Posted By fried bake

^^wheels look good, but a 0 offset seatpost is...

^^wheels look good, but a 0 offset seatpost is needed.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-18, 06:09 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 14,196
Posted By fried bake

Haven’t read the entire thread but I hope someone...

Haven’t read the entire thread but I hope someone mentioned the mountain bike helmet (or any peaked commuter helmet) while on a road bike. Ghastly!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26,585
Views: 16,385,558
Posted By fried bake

Thanks--It's almost hard to believe that it was...

Thanks--It's almost hard to believe that it was once a thing.:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26,585
Views: 16,385,558
Posted By fried bake

Can you tell us more about the handlebars, please?

Can you tell us more about the handlebars, please?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,712
Posted By fried bake

SRAM 11 speed works better than its 10 speed....

SRAM 11 speed works better than its 10 speed. Shifting is more reliable, shifters are higher quality, and have better ergonomics than the 10sp, (which trump even current Shimano for feel and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,773
Posted By fried bake

Without compartmentalizing, I'd say Fizik imbues...

Without compartmentalizing, I'd say Fizik imbues its products with such style and forward thinking, that I instinctively find myself wanting to purchase whatever they sell, whether it be saddles,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-18, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 649,016
Posted By fried bake

That eBay offer was timely. Thanks!👌

That eBay offer was timely. Thanks!👌
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-17, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26,585
Views: 16,385,558
Posted By fried bake

^^Lovely! Those wheels have been on my...

^^Lovely! Those wheels have been on my aspirational list for some time and they add a nice touch.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 649,016
Posted By fried bake

at that price i'm almost forced to open the...

at that price i'm almost forced to open the wallet. nice find!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-17, 08:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,044
Posted By fried bake

While they are supple roll so smoothly, the GP 4...

While they are supple roll so smoothly, the GP 4 season have been a nightmare for me. I actually switched out my S works Turbo cotton (0 flats in two seasons) for the supposedly reliable GP (which...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-17, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By fried bake

I'm way more afraid of getting injured by a...

I'm way more afraid of getting injured by a delivery driver on one of those things than almost any other vehicle in the city. The city has laws on their usage while in commercial enterprise, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-17, 05:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,857
Posted By fried bake

I bought a closeout R255 on ebay special and...

I bought a closeout R255 on ebay special and built it up a couple months ago. What surprised me most it is how much I enjoy riding the bike; I thought it would be one of the quiver, but it's all I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By fried bake

I nominate 28MM Continental GP 4 Season.

I nominate 28MM Continental GP 4 Season.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By fried bake

I don't get the hipster irony/humor but it's a...

I don't get the hipster irony/humor but it's a better interview than the usual "the sensations were good today" that we usually get.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-17, 12:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,792
Posted By fried bake

Treat it like a doctor visit--if he prescribes a...

Treat it like a doctor visit--if he prescribes a change, ask for an explanation of the reason for the change and perhaps a cause of the symptom which it is intended to cure.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-17, 07:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,792
Posted By fried bake

it can cost up to $600 dollars, but the average...

it can cost up to $600 dollars, but the average range is usually closer to $250 or so. sorry, but i don't know what they mean by "do bike geometry" though.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-17, 06:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,792
Posted By fried bake

Problems a bikefit solved for me: Left...

Problems a bikefit solved for me:

Left shoulder pain (adjusted bar length and stem height: zipp sl70, 0 degree stem)
Saddle sores (leg length discrepancy: wedge and shim, plus new saddle: selle...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-17, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By fried bake

I have this exact setup and it works perfectly.

I have this exact setup and it works perfectly.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-16, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 706,579
Posted By fried bake

:love:That's a beautiful bike! Nicely...

:love:That's a beautiful bike! Nicely done.:thumb:

Also, what fork is that?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-16, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26,585
Views: 16,385,558
Posted By fried bake

VERY NICE! Who makes those cages?

VERY NICE! Who makes those cages?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-16, 02:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,144
Posted By fried bake

stay away from deda monolink single bolt...

stay away from deda monolink single bolt seatposts....that's all i got. (well, i'm short $86 bucks, as well)...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-16, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By fried bake

felt great--no more saddle sores! i got shims,...

felt great--no more saddle sores! i got shims, wedges and marginal height adjustment as well. glad it worked out for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-16, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26,585
Views: 16,385,558
Posted By fried bake

i dunno about that. For some reason, Treks in...

i dunno about that. For some reason, Treks in white with plain black lettering look very tidy to me. Same is true of the reversed (black with plain white). Understated, and nicely executed--I like!
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