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11-27-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 321
Posted By bruce19

All things in moderation,

All things in moderation,
11-26-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By bruce19

Congrats. Enjoy.

Congrats. Enjoy.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By bruce19

Seems to me that you have three good options. I'd...

Seems to me that you have three good options. I'd also look into a CAAD 13. I have a CAAD 12 and it is an amazing bang for the buck. I think you can get one with nice components for under $2500. I...
11-25-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By bruce19

Gearing helps.

Gearing helps.
11-25-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,560
Posted By bruce19

Shoes are for wimps.

Shoes are for wimps.
11-25-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,560
Posted By bruce19

I think that you will find that for the same...

I think that you will find that for the same money you will get better components and/or wheels on an AL frame vs a CF frame. CF frames are more expensive to produce.
11-25-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By bruce19

My LBS too. So, I bought a supply.

My LBS too. So, I bought a supply.
11-25-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,898
Posted By bruce19

Same here. Two road bikes (Guru Sidero & CAAD 12)...

Same here. Two road bikes (Guru Sidero & CAAD 12) and Colnago World Cup CX.
11-25-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 775
Posted By bruce19

Having cycled for over 40 yrs, I (like most of...

Having cycled for over 40 yrs, I (like most of us) have boxes of spare parts. I get on my bike with my hands on the hoods and look down. If the bar obscures the front axle, I'm in the ballpark. Then...
11-20-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,873
Posted By bruce19

You're taking my comment out of context. I never...

You're taking my comment out of context. I never ride on the wrong side of the road. I was responding to a post by someone else. Thank you for the site re: CT.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By bruce19

People need to stop using height as a determinant...

People need to stop using height as a determinant for frame size. If you are 6' tall with a 34" inseam your frame size is going to be different from some one 6' with a 30" inseam. Having said that,...
11-20-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,543
Posted By bruce19

Agreed. I ride a 54 or 55 and there is no way a...

Agreed. I ride a 54 or 55 and there is no way a 50 would fit.
11-20-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,543
Posted By bruce19

I will elaborate to this extent. Stack and reach...

I will elaborate to this extent. Stack and reach (as I understand it) is a result of the difficulty in measuring TT length due to sloping TTs. Sloping TTs and the resulting S-M-L frame sizing was...
11-20-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,873
Posted By bruce19

Can you get a ticket for riding on the wrong side...

Can you get a ticket for riding on the wrong side in your state? I've never heard of such a law or it's enforcement in CT.
11-19-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,543
Posted By bruce19

Wrong but I'm not interested in elaborating.

Wrong but I'm not interested in elaborating.
11-18-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 861
Posted By bruce19

I'd tell her that no matter what bike she ends up...

I'd tell her that no matter what bike she ends up considering make sure it fits. Tattoo that in your brain....make sure it fits.
11-17-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By bruce19

Do whatever makes you feel good. Don't make the...

Do whatever makes you feel good. Don't make the mistake of buying into someone else's agenda.
11-17-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,873
Posted By bruce19

Postings are like children. You might give them...

Postings are like children. You might give them life but you can't control their lives. If you can, it's like talking to yourself.
11-16-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,873
Posted By bruce19

Thanks for your opinion.

Thanks for your opinion.
11-15-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,873
Posted By bruce19

Sorry but I do not want the state getting...

Sorry but I do not want the state getting involved in my riding a bike.
11-15-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By bruce19

Wrong. It turns towards corporations.

Wrong. It turns towards corporations.
11-13-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 820
Posted By bruce19

You're riding the wrong side of the road. Someone...

You're riding the wrong side of the road. Someone tells you that and you have to pay him back? If it had been me, I would have caught up to him and explained why I did that.
11-12-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,404
Posted By bruce19

I also use a short sleeve base layer under...

I also use a short sleeve base layer under jerseys. One is a perfed Summer and the other a Fall/Winter. Both Assos. Works well.
11-10-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,035
Posted By bruce19

As Greg LeMond said, "It never gets easier. You...

As Greg LeMond said, "It never gets easier. You just go faster."
11-10-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,121
Posted By bruce19

https://vimeo.com/203922296 Just bought this...

https://vimeo.com/203922296

Just bought this and have had it for a couple weeks. It works well and holds a charge better than some others I've had.
11-09-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,049
Posted By bruce19

I have always used the LeMond-Guimard formula...

I have always used the LeMond-Guimard formula .665 x inseam) to find a frame size. For me, at 32.5" inseam, that basically comes to a 54-55 cm frame. With a 55 cm TT. That has always worked for me.
11-08-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,404
Posted By bruce19

In my experience there are a lot of good jerseys....

In my experience there are a lot of good jerseys. I happen to love Assos and Castellin.
11-08-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,535
Posted By bruce19

Assuming that your fit is correct....when you...

Assuming that your fit is correct....when you achieve fitness you will find cycling more enjoyable.
11-08-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,615
Posted By bruce19

Exactly my perspective. I cycle and I ride...

Exactly my perspective. I cycle and I ride motorcycles. Actually was once a MSF Instructor. Whether I'm on my Guru or Ducati I am alert, scanning and anticipating.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By bruce19

Tubeless.

Tubeless.
11-05-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 901
Posted By bruce19

FWIW I use a Garmin Edge 200 that uploads the...

FWIW I use a Garmin Edge 200 that uploads the data to Garmin Connect which then sends it to Strava. On almost every ride the elevation data will be different on the unit and the two sites. The result...
11-04-20, 01:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By bruce19

I have both Mavic UST and Mavic clinchers and...

I have both Mavic UST and Mavic clinchers and have found them to be durable. OTOH my max weight on the bike has been 190 lbs.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By bruce19

I have a local tailor. He would fix this no...

I have a local tailor. He would fix this no problem.
Forum: Introductions
11-03-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By bruce19

Where in NJ?

Where in NJ?
11-03-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By bruce19

How was the wind? Here in NE CT it was whipping...

How was the wind? Here in NE CT it was whipping over 25 mph.
11-03-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,855
Posted By bruce19

That's interesting. A couple years ago I bought a...

That's interesting. A couple years ago I bought a Park digital scale. Had it for about 6 months and it went bad. Called Park and offered to send it to them for inspection. They declined and just sent...
11-03-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,740
Posted By bruce19

You are hereby banned from BF.

You are hereby banned from BF.
11-02-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,855
Posted By bruce19

Snap On owns JH Williams. I found this...

Snap On owns JH Williams. I found this interesting...."In 1882, James Harvey Williams and Matthew Diamond founded Williams & Diamond in Flushing, Queens...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,798
Posted By bruce19

This is what I have. But, I don[t wear any mask...

This is what I have. But, I don[t wear any mask when cycling. It doesn't fog up.

https://rzmask.com/collections/trademark-masks/products/black-m2-mask
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By bruce19

Mavic Ksyrium Elite UST.

Mavic Ksyrium Elite UST.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By bruce19

Tubeless. Two years and no flats.

Tubeless. Two years and no flats.
10-31-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,963
Posted By bruce19

I'm 74 and have been riding Speedplay Zeros for...

I'm 74 and have been riding Speedplay Zeros for about 20 years. I've never had the problem you describe.
10-31-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 934
Posted By bruce19

I think the question may be...is it a matter of...

I think the question may be...is it a matter of function or aesthetics? I have been riding for over 40 yrs and, although I generally ride matched wheels, I have ridden mismatched wheels with no...
10-30-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,855
Posted By bruce19

Yes. Are Snap-On tools worth it? Also yes.

Yes. Are Snap-On tools worth it? Also yes.
10-29-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,005
Posted By bruce19

To your...

To your point......https://www.healthline.com/health/medicare/silver-sneakers#medicare-coverage

Thanks.
10-29-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By bruce19

Weight/performance changes during COVID?

I have spent years tracking calories taken in and calories burned. Also tracking miles on the bike of course. In March, at the start of COVID here, I weighed approx 193-195 lbs. FWIW my college...
10-29-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,259
Posted By bruce19

OTOH since abandoning tubes for tubeless it's...

OTOH since abandoning tubes for tubeless it's been over 2 years and zero flats.
10-28-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,005
Posted By bruce19

Medicare will. It's called Silver Sneakers.

Medicare will. It's called Silver Sneakers.
10-28-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 860
Posted By bruce19

I understand your concerns BUT that is absolutely...

I understand your concerns BUT that is absolutely not true for tubeless.
10-28-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,962
Posted By bruce19

Or a CF frame.

Or a CF frame.
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