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10-16-21, 07:13 PM
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Posted By seypat

It doesn't look bent. However, it does look clean...

It doesn't look bent. However, it does look clean and shiny. Refer to post 9922.
10-15-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,803
Posted By seypat

It depends on whether you're Baba O'Riley or not.

It depends on whether you're Baba O'Riley or not.
10-15-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,747
Posted By seypat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CdVTCDdEwI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CdVTCDdEwI
10-15-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8,056
Views: 2,578,027
Posted By seypat

That's a 28. I haven't needed anything smaller so...

That's a 28. I haven't needed anything smaller so far. The crank and FD are from the Suntour X1 MTB group. So, If I need a tiny granny, the FD will shift it.
10-14-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By seypat

Winner winner, chicken dinner! :roflmao2:

Winner winner, chicken dinner! :roflmao2:
10-14-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By seypat

It's true that all diamond frame riders look down...

It's true that all diamond frame riders look down upon bent and trike riders. That comes with the territory.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,259
Posted By seypat

Sounds like the group I came across. Life's...

Sounds like the group I came across.

Life's throwing you one curve after another. Hang in there. If you're looking again, you know the old saying. The quickest way to get over somebody is to get...
10-14-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By seypat

Is it for the Ironman you posted in the IM...

Is it for the Ironman you posted in the IM thread? Suntour made good freewheels, but they can be hard to find. If you can't find a 13-26, the stock RD will work with a 13-28. For verification, start...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,259
Posted By seypat

Good to hear. I've been seeing lots of group...

Good to hear. I've been seeing lots of group rides on the MTT runs this year. We might have crossed paths. Also seeing plenty of flat bar roadies trying to hang with the drop bar groups. On the 3rd...
10-13-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9,927
Views: 1,121,765
Posted By seypat

This is what I'm talking about with the blue hue....

This is what I'm talking about with the blue hue. Some of the frame looks dark blueish. Sweet! Similar to the awesomeness of the Iris/silver.
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10-12-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9,927
Views: 1,121,765
Posted By seypat

Very clean and shiny! I like shiny, like the kid...

Very clean and shiny! I like shiny, like the kid in the Christmas Story likes Santa.
10-12-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9,927
Views: 1,121,765
Posted By seypat

That red really pops in the sun, as texaspandj...

That red really pops in the sun, as texaspandj can confirm.
10-12-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9,927
Views: 1,121,765
Posted By seypat

Hot! I like the way this color combo takes on a...

Hot! I like the way this color combo takes on a slight blue/silver hue away from the sun.
10-11-21, 04:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 716
Posted By seypat

To be fair, I also have old school Selle Turbo...

To be fair, I also have old school Selle Turbo saddles. That makes the ride comfortable no matter which bike you're riding.
10-11-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 716
Posted By seypat

I think that's a lot of the cycling industry....

I think that's a lot of the cycling industry. Maybe it's for gravel riding. Most of the steel roadies I know are still on 23s/25s. The exception would be the bikes that came with 27 x 1 1/4. My...
10-10-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,301
Posted By seypat

Might as well end the debate after this post. It...

Might as well end the debate after this post. It definitely answers all of the questions.
10-09-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,025
Posted By seypat

I'm thinking about a used Buick Regal Tour X to...

I'm thinking about a used Buick Regal Tour X to replace my long in the tooth Mazda 5. Have to wait until the current auto industry fiasco is over.
10-09-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,747
Posted By seypat

When Sagan hit the water in that right hander it...

When Sagan hit the water in that right hander it looked like hydroplaning there, or a patch of ice. Just saying.
10-08-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,366
Posted By seypat

I don't know about changing chains often. I do...

I don't know about changing chains often. I do know that people in BF enjoy yanking other people's chains often. :rolleyes:
10-08-21, 04:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 716
Posted By seypat

Maybe the extra stuff is needed to enhance the...

Maybe the extra stuff is needed to enhance the ride and comfort of the carbon bikes.
10-07-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,696
Posted By seypat

I actually was trying on the L and XL versions of...

I actually was trying on the L and XL versions of the ride jersey at a ride once. I asked the hot blonde working the table which one I should get.
She said, "Get the XL, it makes you look like less...
10-07-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,747
Posted By seypat

I was watching the highlights a member posted in...

I was watching the highlights a member posted in General. Seemed to be a lot of hydroplaning going on.
10-07-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,025
Posted By seypat

Off topic: Why can't we get any of those station...

Off topic: Why can't we get any of those station wagons in the USA? So much better than a crossover/SUV. I know, they don't sell. That's too bad.
10-06-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,335
Posted By seypat

Meanwhile, we have a school shooting up in DFW. I...

Meanwhile, we have a school shooting up in DFW. I ask in all sincerity, which one is worse? Kids making bad decisions without thinking. Mods, you can delete if you feel the need.

The shooting...
10-06-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,036
Posted By seypat

As someone previously stated, it keeps the...

As someone previously stated, it keeps the annoying buzzy hubs quiet. Even better, it keeps the owners of said buzzy hubs from making stupid statements about why they like buzzy hubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,128
Posted By seypat

The tires under it in the pecking order might get...

The tires under it in the pecking order might get cheaper also. Sweet!
10-01-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 708
Posted By seypat

ENE STEM | Diacompe...

ENE STEM | Diacompe (http://www.diacompe.com.tw/product/ene-stem/)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,498
Posted By seypat

I think hardcore triathletes do it all the time....

I think hardcore triathletes do it all the time. It might be a rite of passage. That's about it, though. I don't think they pull on Superman's Cape, or spit into the wind. I don't think they pull the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,498
Posted By seypat

Do sparkle watts cause burns on your legs like...

Do sparkle watts cause burns on your legs like metal slag? Must be why cyclists wear long socks. Probably looks cool if riding in the dark.
09-30-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,953
Posted By seypat

Seems like there was another thread about this...

Seems like there was another thread about this within the last year. That thread had some videos documenting the shimmy/wobble.
09-29-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,301
Posted By seypat

I actually took up cycling, then running in my...

I actually took up cycling, then running in my mid 40's.........because I couldn't play basketball/court sports anymore. I have always swam. I got Plantar Fasciitis and couldn't get rid of it. I was...
09-29-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,301
Posted By seypat

Not really. It's due to the muscles/body being...

Not really. It's due to the muscles/body being fatigued. Sometimes, the soles of your feet get sore. I'm a fast twitcher, which means I'm also a cramper at endurance events. The hardest stretch for...
09-29-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,301
Posted By seypat

The Richmond Marathon has 2 courses that they use...

The Richmond Marathon has 2 courses that they use for their marathon. They came up with an out/back course for the marathon event last(COVID) year on the Virginia Capital Trail. I have data from my...
09-29-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,301
Posted By seypat

I was thinking about that this past weekend. Here...

I was thinking about that this past weekend. Here is the marathon training run we had. Very similar and on the same roads as the 2015 World Road Championships that Sagan won. In fact, we usually run...
09-29-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,301
Posted By seypat

Meanwhile, the cyclists will have low bone...

Meanwhile, the cyclists will have low bone density and getting those hip/knee replacements anyway. :D My advice: Cross train all you can. Don't limit yourself to one or two activities. Your body will...
09-29-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 357,793
Posted By seypat

My advice on helmets: Find a brand that fits...

My advice on helmets:

Find a brand that fits your head then look at the products in their line. As someone previously stated, look for one of their high end ones that might be discontinued in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,076
Posted By seypat

At least his guads appear to be massive. It's not...

At least his guads appear to be massive. It's not really noticeable from a regular distance. The way he was describing it, I thought it would be chia pet level.

I wonder if other unshaven riders...
09-28-21, 04:42 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,301
Posted By seypat

I don't think the 7-8 minute pace = riding at a...

I don't think the 7-8 minute pace = riding at a pace of 20mph is accurate either, not even close. It's a whole lot easier to cruise at 20mph pushing a big gear than run at a 7-8 minute pace, at least...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,031
Posted By seypat

If it's tinkering and newest you seek, then buy a...

If it's tinkering and newest you seek, then buy a new frame and the new groupset. Build up a new bike. Then do it again in six months with that other groupset you're coveting.
09-27-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,301
Posted By seypat

I think to properly compare the two, it would be...

I think to properly compare the two, it would be running against fixed gear. In my case, a geared bike helps a lot, a whole lot.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,022
Posted By seypat

Actually, I was thinking of this song. BITD it...

Actually, I was thinking of this song. BITD it was the song played at *****tonks and roadhouses when the main lights got turned on and the people were told to exit the premises. "Closing Time" is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,022
Posted By seypat

I'd say it's time for last call. Time to turn out...

I'd say it's time for last call. Time to turn out the lights and lock the doors.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,022
Posted By seypat

I read it the way Bruce read it, especially after...

I read it the way Bruce read it, especially after reading other posts from TC. I'd guess that whichever side of the debate you're on is the way you might decipher the statement. I could be wrong....
09-27-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,301
Posted By seypat

This past weekend's marathon training run route....

This past weekend's marathon training run route. If you watched the 2015 World Cycling Championships, then you know what the area looks like. Anything but boring. Usually on this route, we run up...
09-26-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,301
Posted By seypat

The answer is 42.

The answer is 42.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 06:26 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 249,191
Posted By seypat

+1 on the hotness. I would usually agree on black...

+1 on the hotness. I would usually agree on black tape, but not feeling it with that paint scheme/fork. I keep looking but can't think of any color that doesn't look a bit off.
09-23-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 642
Posted By seypat

If you like the concept, other companies made...

If you like the concept, other companies made oval rings. Check the Bay for Sakae Ovaltech or Sugino Cycloid.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,022
Posted By seypat

Preach it brother! Tried a compact and didn't...

Preach it brother! Tried a compact and didn't care for it. I just use 110/74 cranks and update the rings.

Like you, it appears I'll never buy anything new off the floor going forward. That's life.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,710
Posted By seypat

I think the main advantage to a super expensive...

I think the main advantage to a super expensive saddle is it makes your wallet and overall weight lighter. That could help you shave 10 seconds off your next 2 hour ride. Definitely a positive.
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