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Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 127,909
Posted By jamesdak

Haven't posted these here before so since this is...

Haven't posted these here before so since this is revived.

These are the two Trek's I currently have although they are a bit older.

1999 Trek Y-Foil found as a NOS frameset and built up with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 127,909
Posted By Wheels4

thank you! He definitely loves it!

thank you! He definitely loves it!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 127,909
Posted By Wheels4

My son and his Domane 3 ...

My son and his Domane 3

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My 10yr old Son and his Domane 3
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,358
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've been enjoying road tubeless for years. I...

I've been enjoying road tubeless for years. I use tires from the approved list, and continue using ones I like. Mess doesn't describe my experience. I guess there's a wide range of experiences.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,298
Posted By chaadster

Speaking as someone who has been off the back on...

Speaking as someone who has been off the back on group rides, I disagree; 22 seconds is quite noticeable when you’re struggling to get back on a wheel!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,624
Posted By dmanders

Based right here outside Knoxville, TN. Also...

Based right here outside Knoxville, TN. Also building some electric bikes. Will definitely be thinking about buying any future bikes from them - buy local!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-22, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 973
Posted By WhyFi

A few things, in no particular order: I...

A few things, in no particular order:

I wouldn't recommend using Stans sealant with road tires.
I never used the rim strips on my old Domane/Bontragers - are they one-time use or will they...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 708
Posted By black_box

The back wheel is leaning against the bump-out in...

The back wheel is leaning against the bump-out in the wall :)

It's true that some solutions are either expensive or... less aesthetically pleasing.

You could probably wrap a stiff handlebar...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,337
Posted By chaadster

Whoa! Outta nowhere it hit 40ºF today, so braving...

Whoa! Outta nowhere it hit 40ºF today, so braving the winter road debris, I took the AC Timekeepers out for their maiden voyage. I like ‘em!

The roads are pretty wet with snow melt, and it’s...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 127,909
Posted By JRonaTrek

Here are the two ladies. ...

Here are the two ladies.
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Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,353
Posted By Caliwild

Thank you! Yeah, I purchased some CR1/3N lithium...

Thank you! Yeah, I purchased some CR1/3N lithium batteries from Amazon and the pedals work perfectly. It's pretty funny to see how little power I am producing! Thanks for the info on the seals/caps...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 127,909
Posted By cb400bill

Do gravel road bikes count? ...

Do gravel road bikes count?

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 127,909
Posted By Rdmonster69

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 127,909
Posted By dilbert2000

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,066
Posted By Sy Reene

If in an alternate universe, Ti was as easy and...

If in an alternate universe, Ti was as easy and as cheap to make into a bike as CF is, then all the manufacturers would be marketing and selling Ti, and CF would be the more niche product. There is...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Sy Reene

I'm not really saying Specialized isn't...

I'm not really saying Specialized isn't mainstream, even though it's about half the age of the Selle Italia, SMP, San Marco stuff. It's rather that these historic saddle companies are implied as not...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Sy Reene

Not sure why, but I find funny that for saddles,...

Not sure why, but I find funny that for saddles, Specialized is now considered a mainstream brand.. you know, versus all those obscure italian brands... ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,337
Posted By chaadster

Mmm, yummy! ...

Mmm, yummy!


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Yes, it’s just a dumb picture of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 233,262
Posted By drock79

2020 Émonda SLR Project One

Here's my 2020 Émonda SLR Project One. It was originally a SLR7 with Sram Force AXS and Bontrager Aeolus wheels but I wanted to see how light I could get it. Enjoy
https://i.imgur.com/0WjY098.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By maartendc

I used some soapy water, gave the whole tire and...

I used some soapy water, gave the whole tire and rim a good soak, and it worked!

I did have to pump it up to about 60-65 PSI before I heard the tire pop into place. I guess with some tire/rim...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 928,086
Posted By nomadmax

I like how you roll!

I like how you roll!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 928,086
Posted By Rdmonster69

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 916
Posted By WhyFi

Nope, not me!

Nope, not me!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 916
Posted By Psimet2001

I rode the Toupe family for years. I probably...

I rode the Toupe family for years. I probably started a few threads about them on here. Avatar, Alias, and Toupe. Alias was one of my favorite for sure. All in 143. I noticed the same as you that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 928,086
Posted By genejockey

Update on the 1995 Ultimate above - I built it...

Update on the 1995 Ultimate above - I built it out as the bike I lusted after back in the 90s - 7410 Dura Ace, the last of the 8 speed DA, the first generation of STIs, and the gorgeous 7410...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,366
Posted By mrv

.... dang, and here I am irritated that Shimanos...

.... dang, and here I am irritated that Shimanos new 8 speed downtube shifters ($45) no longer offer an friction mode...... https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=65399
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,779
Posted By Hiro11

My opinions on tubeless are all strengthened...

My opinions on tubeless are all strengthened after reading this thread. Your mileage may vary, but I think:
1. If you wan to run 23s at 100psi+, tubeless is probably not for you. If you weigh...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,483
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, a fresh batch of posters to get worked up...

Ah, a fresh batch of posters to get worked up over Mogul's collections! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,483
Posted By Sy Reene

The problem with wearing watches in orbit, is...

The problem with wearing watches in orbit, is managing all of the time zone changes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,779
Posted By BikeOnForever

Yes, I thought it would be an interesting...

Yes, I thought it would be an interesting experiment too, but as you mentioned I've discovered they're just too delicate. Good to know they're not representative of road tubeless. Hopefully the Conti...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,779
Posted By Branko D

My experience with that tire is similar, but it...

My experience with that tire is similar, but it is marketed as a timetrial specific tire. It is not intended for typical road usage and while for me it was an interesting experiment trying to use...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,475
Posted By chaadster

”I earned my Associates degree in business from...

”I earned my Associates degree in business from BikeForums College in just 16 posts, and you can too!”
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,475
Posted By Nachoman

In principle I agree with you. But I can't stop...

In principle I agree with you. But I can't stop buying Specialized saddles.
You can take my specialized saddle from me when you pry it from my cold dead hands.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 268,470
Posted By Flatforkcrown

looks good. Eventually I want to put a modern...

looks good. Eventually I want to put a modern group on it, but I got the almost unused roval wheels for free and love how they ride. Unfortunately they are freewheel, so I’m stuck with 7 speeds until...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 268,470
Posted By Digger6255

This was right after I got the bike. All the...

This was right after I got the bike. All the adjustments that you mentioned were done and the bike handles great.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,779
Posted By WhyFi

I hear/see this quite often, but I've never run...

I hear/see this quite often, but I've never run in to it. I mean, I've run in to some tough combos that made me frustrated and sweaty... but that was early in my tubeless career, and revisiting those...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,923
Posted By Rdmonster69

I carry tons of stuff.. Internal storage has...

I carry tons of stuff.. Internal storage has tube,levers and inflator. My very small back pack has a skinny tube (I have a bike running 700x23 tubed) ,levers,patch kit, a park I-beam multi tool and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 268,470
Posted By Digger6255

i did not even realize I had aligned them like...

i did not even realize I had aligned them like that until I took the pic and posted it. I set the bars level and it looks and feels much better. I am not looking for hot to be honest but I do want it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,497
Posted By LibertyFLS

C&V guy, first modern bike purchase

I have a few c&v bikes and decided I wanted a new one. So I got this 2018 Fairdale Goodship a couple days ago. Really like it so far.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 268,470
Posted By dscohen

I can only pull an additional single 10mm headset...

I can only pull an additional single 10mm headset spacer out of the front end. The remaining 15mm has to be there given the design of the bottom of the Wilier Stemma, the way the brakes hoses and Di2...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,226
Posted By NoWhammies

And just like that. Boom! Did the front tyre...

And just like that. Boom! Did the front tyre flat? No. But the rear? You bet!. Last time I post on here bragging about the number of K's I have on a particular tyre. That's for sure. Damn you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,138
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, this was a topic of discussion the other...

Yeah, this was a topic of discussion the other day - between the terrain and the traffic controls in the Twin Cities metro, there's very little opportunity for setting a decent 20 minute power...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 03:46 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,226
Posted By PeteHski

Just to add to my previous post, I've now got...

Just to add to my previous post, I've now got some mileage on a pair of Pirelli P-Zero Race TLR in 30mm width. I have to say they are a very nice ride and easy to fit and seat. No flats yet, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,069
Posted By WorldIRC

Just applied the Gold. Definitely "wetter" than...

Just applied the Gold. Definitely "wetter" than the absolute dry. Will give it the night to dry and test run it tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,577
Posted By ericcox

I did not realize how much I would appreciate...

I did not realize how much I would appreciate controlling my Garmin from the hoods. When I use the Garmin on a non-Di2 bike, I always mash the top of the hood a few times before I remember I have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 268,470
Posted By Rides4Beer

Thanks! First ride yesterday was great, and had...

Thanks! First ride yesterday was great, and had some gusty winds to test them out, handled great with the 25mm tire up front. Thinking about trying some bar tape with a subtle fade or dots next,...
04-15-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By randyjawa

I have owned a few Marinoni bicycles and loved...

I have owned a few Marinoni bicycles and loved every one. My present main rider is, guess what, a Marinoni with full Campy ten speed, except for the Mavic wheel set. What a great bike and it set me...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 268,470
Posted By LAJ

Nice. Very hot

Nice. Very hot
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,170
Posted By Seattle Forrest

These kids today, they don't know what presses...

These kids today, they don't know what presses are. I tell them we used to have smart phones made of paper, we'd buy a new one every day, sometimes they had to stop a production run to update the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 312,573
Posted By illdrag0n

Just checking in. 8000kms on my AR46. I'm 120kg...

Just checking in. 8000kms on my AR46. I'm 120kg and 0 issues so far with strength and still run true.
...
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