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Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,603
Posted By growlerdinky

Wrong.

Wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 753
Posted By primov8

Another +1 for the Panaracer GK slicks. I built...

Another +1 for the Panaracer GK slicks. I built up my first 1x/all-road and opted for the GK in 38s and I barely notice any penalty of riding on much wider tires when compared to the 25s on my other...
11-13-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By Amt0571

I'm betting the shifter is OK. If you did the...

I'm betting the shifter is OK. If you did the bleed without retracting the pistons first, the system probably ended up overfilled.
11-13-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By cxwrench

You want to start the process by pushing the...

You want to start the process by pushing the pistons all they back into their bores, not end it by doing that. There is obviously (or maybe not so obviously) a given amount of brake fluid that will...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,147
Posted By mvnsnd

guadzilla Thank you for the excellent write up!...

guadzilla Thank you for the excellent write up! :thumb:
11-13-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By Amt0571

I've had his happen with MT520 brakes, SLX brakes...

I've had his happen with MT520 brakes, SLX brakes and SRAM Rival HRD brakes.

In the three cases fluid came out when separating the pads, but once the brake was properly bled and new pads were...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,603
Posted By rubiksoval

Because zone two training lets you do lots of...

Because zone two training lets you do lots of zone 2 training. If you're not doing 10-15+ hours a week (or even more if you've been riding a while), then the stimulus isn't going to be enough to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By WhyFi

Air is supposed to gather in the reservoir in the...

Air is supposed to gather in the reservoir in the hoods, and it can migrate past the cylinder and in to the lines when inverted, but this sounds excessive and it makes me think that it wasn't bled...
11-05-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,668
Posted By mack_turtle

if your bike has threaded holes for fenders and...

if your bike has threaded holes for fenders and racks that you never use, just bolt a spare cleat bolt in one of the unused holes. cinch it in there with a dab of Loctite 242 so you won't worry about...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,147
Posted By WhyFi

Tradeoffs, indeed. Going with a bike that's...

Tradeoffs, indeed. Going with a bike that's slightly less satisfying on pavement probably saves him some space and at least a few thousand, though; I mean, you wouldn't expect him to slum it with an...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,053
Posted By asgelle

It's always easy to construct imaginary...

It's always easy to construct imaginary experiments.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,560
Posted By znomit

You got a “C”?

You got a “C”?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 13,991
Posted By genejockey

"The food is inedible! And the portions are too...

"The food is inedible! And the portions are too small!"
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,245
Posted By genejockey

12AX7 and 12AT7's for me. I could only justify a...

12AX7 and 12AT7's for me. I could only justify a tubed preamp.
10-25-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By chancelucky

My Subaru Outback theory of Gravel bIkes

I've been admiring the Gravel Ride pIcs thread here for a while, but something did jump out at me. As fun as those roads look, you could ride 90% of them on any bike that didn't happen to have 23 mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 13,991
Posted By genejockey

It would be so much easier for people to just...

It would be so much easier for people to just say, "I like what I have" rather than trying to come up with reasons why others have to agree with them, or why others' choices are wrong. But then,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 13,991
Posted By GlennR

By then there will be something new.

By then there will be something new.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 13,991
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Also an asteroid could fall out of the sky onto...

Also an asteroid could fall out of the sky onto your shifter and kill you. Missed that one.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-21-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,838
Posted By Cynikal

For stays, I would focus on the tire and crank...

For stays, I would focus on the tire and crank interaction not the butting profile. For example, if you want to fit a 50mm tire (or fender) with a double crank coupled with a short chainstay you...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-21-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,838
Posted By guy153

Sounds like it's going to be a sweet bike. I like...

Sounds like it's going to be a sweet bike. I like road stays but they don't allow for as much tyre clearance as the beefier curved ones (which are more intended for MTB, gravel and touring bikes.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,973
Posted By WhyFi

Speed? No, we're agreed there - it's not going to...

Speed? No, we're agreed there - it's not going to make much impact.

Experience? We'll disagree here. IMO: lighter wheels feel much more fun and snappy, tubeless or, more to the point, not having...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 04:02 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,245
Posted By drbarney1

I have a soft spot in my heart, and some would...

I have a soft spot in my heart, and some would say in my brain, for single-ended triode amplifiers using radio station transmitter tubes. You could buy the WAVAC833A stereo amplifier for $350,000....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,875
Posted By Psimet2001

It's a hairy business - the issue has never been...

It's a hairy business - the issue has never been the 5 minute job. It's the 5 other 5 minute jobs that show up while you're still trying to do the first 5 minute job. Each complete with their 6-13...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-13-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,838
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Break away bike? As in a folding/travel/coupled...

Break away bike? As in a folding/travel/coupled one? If so i would avoid thin wall tubing. Traveling can be hard on a bike.

As to the difference in tubing between the two riders- Of course the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By smashndash

I have no clue where you got the idea that short...

I have no clue where you got the idea that short legs = harder to ride with more saddle to bar drop. Maybe this is true if you end up needing an XXS frame, where the reduction in stack is limited by...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,875
Posted By Psimet2001

Great example. I love nothing more than to sit...

Great example. I love nothing more than to sit around all day and teach customers how to do the work. There's a segment of our industry that thinks I should be run out of town on a rail for doing so....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,875
Posted By Psimet2001

This is the worst place to come and talk well of...

This is the worst place to come and talk well of LBS's.

I used to love threads on here where people bashed their LBS mainly so I could learn. Then I argued in a lot of them. Many times for and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,245
Posted By GlennR

Audio Research, Thorens, Vandersteen and Janis in...

Audio Research, Thorens, Vandersteen and Janis in 1976.. .cost more than my new VW.
https://i.imgur.com/4HZUODH.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/gXZwpEI.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,875
Posted By Sy Reene

Really.. they quarantine bikes for 48 hours? ...

Really.. they quarantine bikes for 48 hours? Maybe they might consider getting some clorox wipes and some nitrile gloves?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,245
Posted By Andy Somnifac

I've never understood why people seem to think...

I've never understood why people seem to think that all products should appeal to them. There are plenty of insanely priced cars, watches, houses, wines, electronics, etc. that don't deliver much...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,731
Posted By 1Lieutenant

I totally agree with this, except the conclusion...

I totally agree with this, except the conclusion (humor). Fast and smooth works for me. Must be an age thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,346
Posted By tomato coupe

Eleven. (I think you counted Fred twice.)

Eleven. (I think you counted Fred twice.)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,791
Posted By Chi_Z

my 7 years old Quarq riken is still going strong,...

my 7 years old Quarq riken is still going strong, kinda wish it would just die so i can save another 100g for a lighter crank
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,346
Posted By genejockey

Great - "GET OFF THE ROAD!" , but in a German...

Great - "GET OFF THE ROAD!" , but in a German accent. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,917
Posted By eduskator

Thread update & closure: I ended up buying a 2021...

Thread update & closure: I ended up buying a 2021 Pro 0 today that I am picking up on Monday at a LBS a few hours away from where I live. The pandemic resulted in a shortage of bikes across the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 03:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,157
Posted By Branko D

It depends a lot on the road. I'm 72kg and ride...

It depends a lot on the road. I'm 72kg and ride on 23F / 25R GP5000s (which are a hair smaller than their older tires, or as they say - more true to size), latex inner tubes and a set of LB wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,634
Posted By MoAlpha

...or up your seizure meds. Youwwwch!

...or up your seizure meds. Youwwwch!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,008
Posted By JS41989

I wanted to revisit this thread because I am a...

I wanted to revisit this thread because I am a lover of the GP5000 and I had asked previously on this forum about switching to Turbo Cottons. After getting a double-flat on Saturday, I purchased a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,634
Posted By Bah Humbug

​​​​​​ I know you know there is a Team Cupcake....

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I know you know there is a Team Cupcake. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,634
Posted By Psimet2001

Cupcakes are delicious. Back in 1990-ish I...

Cupcakes are delicious.

Back in 1990-ish I was a Patrol Leader for the "venture patrol" in boy scouts. I had been cycling for a few years and thought it would be cool to pursue the cycling venture...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,634
Posted By genejockey

? That's like saying "I'm older than you are...

?

That's like saying "I'm older than you are tall!" or "I weigh more than you have teeth!"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:23 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 9,387
Posted By Unca_Sam

It's common courtesy!

It's common courtesy!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,955
Posted By Seattle Forrest

People will pity you and give you theirs!

People will pity you and give you theirs!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,157
Posted By Racing Dan

Silca publishes something similar that is often...

Silca publishes something similar that is often referenced to argue low pressure is faster, however if you look at the charts they clearly show higher pressure is faster up to and above 100 psi,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 9,387
Posted By WhyFi

Line in the sand, man. The road to flappy jerseys...

Line in the sand, man. The road to flappy jerseys and Camelbacks is paved with good intentions.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,955
Posted By WhyFi

Should we talk the insult as confirmation that...

Should we talk the insult as confirmation that your wrongness has dawned upon you?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,264
Posted By BenBoozer

Just when I thought I had it all figured out

Picked up a new bright red Domane SL 5 last month for my 59th birthday and with the proceeds from selling my Domane ALR 5 I decided to order a Light Bicycle WR45 (32mm width x 45mm depth) carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,698
Posted By tomato coupe

Yep, this is just another thread where an OP...

Yep, this is just another thread where an OP really just wants to let everyone know that they have precisely determined the location of the point of diminishing returns.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,698
Posted By MinnMan

I started with a friendly, "I'm sure the OP means...

I started with a friendly, "I'm sure the OP means well", and you clap back with "It makes me wonder whether you know yourself"
This reveals your real purpose, which is not actually to learn...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,917
Posted By Plainsman

Buy what you will look at every day and be...

Buy what you will look at every day and be excited about riding. Some may call that vanity, but most of us donít ride bikes for a living, we do it for fun. I want to be excited every time I look at...
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