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12-25-20, 06:07 AM
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Posted By canklecat

Besides physical therapy, try a percussion...

Besides physical therapy, try a percussion massager. Works better for me than foam rollers. Foam rollers are really awkward to use where needed -- usually the back and hips.

Check out some...
12-24-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By MoAlpha

This is the correct answer, along with a few...

This is the correct answer, along with a few other manipulations that involve a therapist. Never seen pigeon pose, but I'll look it up.

The piriformis is in the buttock and internally rotates the...
12-24-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By gif4445

I'm dealing with it now. Again. Had it while...

I'm dealing with it now. Again. Had it while training for the Trans Am Bike Race. PT, with the strength and stretching routine got me out of it and it didn't bother me on the race. But after the...
12-23-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By ARider2

I used to get hip joint pain that would leave me...

I used to get hip joint pain that would leave me limping. I began a daily routine of emphasizing stretching, strength and balance for all of my joints including my hips. I do yoga and pilates like...
11-23-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By dsaul

For the rear, these are the specs from the All...

For the rear, these are the specs from the All City website -Ř12 x 167mm , TP=1.5, TL=12. What that means is you need a 12mm thru axle with a 1.5mm thread pitch, 167mm overall length and at least...
11-23-20, 10:58 AM
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Views: 876
Posted By Elvo

There's also DT Swiss RWS. For Thru Axles you...

There's also DT Swiss RWS. For Thru Axles you need to make sure the axle length, thread pitch, and thread length are compatible with your frameset.
11-20-20, 05:26 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

3 steel cross bikes, getting coffee in Queens ...

3 steel cross bikes, getting coffee in Queens

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09-29-20, 11:14 AM
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Views: 4,378
Posted By cubewheels

You must be single at that time and nobody under...

You must be single at that time and nobody under your care.

Most people I know at that age are usually married and/or taking care of their kids or a relative, and working a job they can't leave...
09-26-20, 09:30 PM
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Posted By jan nikolajsen

1982 Gazelle Cyclocross. 38mm tires. ...

1982 Gazelle Cyclocross. 38mm tires.

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09-10-20, 10:36 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

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08-14-20, 09:40 PM
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Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Rode some of that red gravel outside of Williams,...

Rode some of that red gravel outside of Williams, AZ this week.

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08-13-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,804
Posted By Mulberry20

If you are going to ditch them do yourself a...

If you are going to ditch them do yourself a favor and put Campy wheels on your bike. Even if I opt for SRAM on the bike I am considering Campy Shamals or Boras are going on it.
08-13-20, 01:56 AM
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Posted By HenryhHuber

single speed cross>>>>

single speed cross>>>>
08-12-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,884
Posted By OBoile

I hadn't really thought of this before, but...

I hadn't really thought of this before, but totally I experience this too. If I'm with other people, my power will generally stay high as I'm focused on keeping up. But, when I'm by myself, it's very...
08-12-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,884
Posted By OBoile

That's what I have. FWIW as a point of...

That's what I have.
FWIW as a point of comparison, Strava would estimate ~115 watts on my commute. Riding at roughly the same effort,but on my bike with the PM, I'd average ~185.
08-11-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,884
Posted By bbbean

If that's the case, your FTP is your FTP, within...

If that's the case, your FTP is your FTP, within the margin of error for your trainer (likely within 2% or less). This is especially true if you're using TR to train, and will be using your trainer...
08-11-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,884
Posted By jadocs

Nice, I have a bike like that (that's one of mine...

Nice, I have a bike like that (that's one of mine that has a PM as well) and I find I ride it more than my modern bike.
08-11-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,884
Posted By jadocs

No there is not reason not to. I have stages...

No there is not reason not to. I have stages non-drive side power meters on two of my bikes.

You'll get used to looking at your power numbers outside as a measure of effort vs. looking at your...
08-10-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,804
Posted By aclinjury

right. New tubeless ríms nowaday must have this...

right. New tubeless ríms nowaday must have this "locking ridge" (the hump) on the inside to lock the tire in place. The "older" HED Belgium rims (that I have) don't have this pronounced hump, there...
06-05-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 3,525,748
Posted By mackgoo

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06-05-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,321
Posted By aggiegrads

If you want to get the ends of the cable tie...

If you want to get the ends of the cable tie flush, use a fingernail clipper to trim the ends. It makes a nice touch.
05-17-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,644
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I could have gone through life without knowing...

I could have gone through life without knowing this about Jeff Bezos.
05-07-20, 11:32 AM
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Views: 4,644
Posted By tyrion

I usually go to the salon to get my crotch...

I usually go to the salon to get my crotch shaved, but since the coronavirus lockdown I've been having my Mom do it.
05-03-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 3,525,748
Posted By PugRider

Bravo. Love this kind of stuff. Well-done!

Bravo. Love this kind of stuff. Well-done!
05-02-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By cpach

I'm not sure about being especially easy mounting...

I'm not sure about being especially easy mounting (harder with tubeless in general, although a deep center channel helps), but for general use nice road wheels some rims I'd look at (off the top of...
04-03-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,274
Posted By base2

Congratulations on getting them on. Seriously,...

Congratulations on getting them on. Seriously, give them a chance. The tubeless version is tighter fit & that is by design because it is intended to be run without tubes. Set once & never bothered...
04-01-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,274
Posted By Gresp15C

My spouse has "tubeless ready" rims on her new...

My spouse has "tubeless ready" rims on her new bike, and she has me on a mission to find a conventional wheelset so she can fix a flat if necessary while out on the road. Some things are best left to...
03-29-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,854
Posted By Paul Barnard

Go with compressionless housing.

Go with compressionless housing.
03-29-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,854
Posted By csport

I run TRP Spyres on my bike. I can confirm what...

I run TRP Spyres on my bike. I can confirm what others said regarding compressionless: switching to Jagwire Road Pro made a huge difference for me. There are also very good Reaction cables/housing...
03-29-20, 02:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,854
Posted By cpach

Compressionless legimately helps meaningfully....

Compressionless legimately helps meaningfully. I'm pretty sure TRP recommends installing with it.
03-28-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,854
Posted By cyccommute

There’s an error in your procedure. Backing out...

There’s an error in your procedure. Backing out the 3mm pad adjusters is wrong. Loosen the caliper mounting bolts, then turn the 3mm pad adjusters in so that they are about equal. The rotor should...
03-28-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,854
Posted By Trevtassie

Somebody mentioned to check your housing. ...

Somebody mentioned to check your housing. Squeeze the brake levers gently until you feel a reasonable resistance. Looking at the lever on the caliper squeeze the buggery out of the brake lever and...
03-28-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,854
Posted By SalsaShark

To allign the caliper on the Spyre brakes: loosen...

To allign the caliper on the Spyre brakes: loosen cable attachment bolt, back out the 3mm pad adjusters fully, loosen caliper mounting bolts, adjust caliper position so that the disc rotor is dead...
03-10-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,508
Posted By GeneO

Been following. Good to hear!

Been following. Good to hear!
02-24-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By Steve B.

You would not like Synchro Shifting on a Di2...

You would not like Synchro Shifting on a Di2 system.

But in all truth, once I figured out how the rim was different and what was going on, it’s really easy. Old dog, new trick was all.
02-24-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By squirtdad

FWIW If I have a tire rim combo that make the...

FWIW If I have a tire rim combo that make the install hard, I make myself simulate fixing a flat to ensure that the tools/knowledge I have are up to the task before i have to do it in a non fun...
02-12-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,028
Posted By Slightspeed

I got a new issue (April 2020) of Road Bike...

I got a new issue (April 2020) of Road Bike Action Magazine today and it has a nice article on the All City Zig Zag with hydraulic 105 group for $2699. They said lots of nice things about it. Funny,...
02-12-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,028
Posted By pattrick

Thank you for the post.

I have been looking for a new do it all type cruiser. This bike has popped up on my radar but I have been waiting for some reviews. For once I am flush with cash yet my indecisiveness keeps me from...
02-11-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,507
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

A long commute on bike-unfriendly roads, two kids...

A long commute on bike-unfriendly roads, two kids still at home and an elderly mom all demand time. I still manage at least one, sometimes two weekend rides. I try to fit at least one ride on Zwift...
02-11-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,507
Posted By Leebo

Bikes=life. Used to bike commute, work from home...

Bikes=life. Used to bike commute, work from home now, mt bike whenever I can, fat bike in the winter too. Kids are older now, no issues. Would take the tandem to soccer practice with my daughter on...
11-18-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,420
Posted By TiHabanero

What I have discovered about what makes a bike...

What I have discovered about what makes a bike feel "fast" are the wheels and trail. Light wheels jump nicely, and are interpreted by the brain as "fast". 60mm trail in my book is the perfect medium...
10-27-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 3,525,748
Posted By StumpyJR

Tracklocross set up at the moment, but I have a...

Tracklocross set up at the moment, but I have a rear wheel (and a matching rear brake with paul lever) to race sscx on. ...
08-17-18, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 3,525,748
Posted By sbxx1985

2017 Cinelli Zydeco ...

2017 Cinelli Zydeco

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