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11-18-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,145
Posted By Rolla

Mine are hung vertically by front wheel wall...

Mine are hung vertically by front wheel wall hooks, set at staggered heights to accommodate the handlebars.
10-15-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,385
Posted By WarrenR

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x701/img_20181105_110333_738416f97425271916c44c9462b345c94ad662c6.jpg
Also made in Canada, 2005 model
09-26-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,304
Posted By Ghazmh

I’ve sometimes found that tires that are...

I’ve sometimes found that tires that are impossible to initially get on are reasonable to remove and reinstall after a few weeks and a few hundred miles. It’s a tough call.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,315
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.
09-21-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,573
Posted By 70sSanO

No. I’ll give it away to someone who can use it....

No. I’ll give it away to someone who can use it. A bike co-op is a good place.

John
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By Dave Mayer

I own a Pin. I would not buy any carbon...

I own a Pin. I would not buy any carbon Pinarello from even a retail outlet unless I could trace its heritage and handling right back to Trevisio. That is, bill of sale, retailer invoice back to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By shelbyfv

Read about "Chinarello" and decide if you are...

Read about "Chinarello" and decide if you are confident you can tell the difference.
09-14-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,783
Posted By WhyFi

Most people learn what tradeoffs they're...

Most people learn what tradeoffs they're comfortable with through experience. If someone has being doing things a certain way for a long time, it must work for them, so you just have to accept that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 253,872
Posted By Kimmo

Posted it in Anti Porn at LGFSS

Posted it in Anti Porn at LGFSS
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By shelbyfv

Anything is possible but I wouldn't expect many...

Anything is possible but I wouldn't expect many choices with that budget.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 253,872
Posted By NitroExpress

Waterford 2200

This is a Waterford 2200 / Road Racing Frame, built in December of 1999. Cranks, Velo Orange Grand Cru Drillium 34 x 48. Velo Orange Sealed Bearing Bottom Bracket. Genetic pro Track Pedals w/ Clips....
09-10-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,389
Posted By WhyFi

I find some motivation on Strava, but Local...

I find some motivation on Strava, but Local Legend doesn't move the needle at all.
09-10-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,084
Posted By NomarsGirl

I have a 2004 VW Beetle Convertible. I know she's...

I have a 2004 VW Beetle Convertible. I know she's not actually a sports car, but my husband tries to convince himself she is because he loves to drive her. Had a trailer hitch installed so I could...
09-10-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,008
Posted By Rolla

BTW, there's a sub-forum here that's dedicated to...

BTW, there's a sub-forum here that's dedicated to bike fit: https://www.bikeforums.net/fitting-your-bike/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 253,872
Posted By SapInMyBlood

That's a super sweet looking racey steel rig 👌

That's a super sweet looking racey steel rig 👌
09-06-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 601
Posted By Rdmonster69

Got My Metric Century

63 miles today .....longest ride of the year by 2 miles. Not bad for a 51 year old decapitated guy. The new Domane was pretty comfy but my legs got pretty tired. Good temps but the wind was whipping...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By WhyFi

Get better sealant. In no way, shape or form...

Get better sealant.

In no way, shape or form should you have to do anything to address a 1mm puncture. Hell, you shouldn't even notice a 1mm puncture.
09-05-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,376
Posted By Racing Dan

If you study the shimano line up youll see many...

If you study the shimano line up youll see many little differences that all add cost and shave a little weight Is the top tier price justified? I dunno, possibly not. Imo the real difference in disc...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,284
Posted By mstateglfr

^ thread posting monitor strikes again.

^ thread posting monitor strikes again.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By mstateglfr

Why Fitter People Drink More Alcohol This may...

Why Fitter People Drink More Alcohol
This may be true for an overall group, but it sure seems like an odd concept to accept at a singular level.

I stopped drinking 2ish years ago...maybe 3? I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By DonkeyShow

I could prob bike better if I drank less. Tho I...

I could prob bike better if I drank less. Tho I do enjoying microdosing psilocybin before rides to keep me from getting bored. I've always been fit as far as strength and conditioning goes but my...
09-01-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,673
Posted By tomato coupe

Why buy a carbon bike that rides like steel? ...

Why buy a carbon bike that rides like steel? Just buy a steel bike if you want it to ride like steel.
09-01-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,084
Posted By TiHabanero

Rsbob, you do know the history. It is amazing how...

Rsbob, you do know the history. It is amazing how much better the 914/6 really is over the 911 of its day. I must say, that on public roads it all amounts to literally nothing as there are lane...
08-31-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,084
Posted By GlennR

I've owned this 74 VW since new and made a few...

I've owned this 74 VW since new and made a few upgrades over the years. There's nothing like the sound of an aircooled engine running at 6000rpm and the smell of rich premium fuel in the exhaust....
08-29-21, 02:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By delbiker1

How can someone on a forum tell you which bike to...

How can someone on a forum tell you which bike to buy from looking at two pictures that do not tell much about the bikes. Which one, if either, fits you? Which one is in better shape with better...
08-28-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 966
Posted By genejockey

It's not just height. There's also inseam. Not...

It's not just height. There's also inseam. Not trouser inseam, but rather floor to crotch when in bare feet. Then there's flexibility. Wrench Science has a fit calculator, but there are others,...
08-26-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,522
Posted By curbtender

I think it would be better to learn how to avoid...

I think it would be better to learn how to avoid accidents than to survive them. I'm pretty sure avoiding sticks will be on that list now.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20,248
Views: 4,558,203
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

My first pair of Assos bibs, T-Equipe RS S9, plus...

My first pair of Assos bibs, T-Equipe RS S9, plus both kinds of Assos butt goo. Yes, I expect miracles. Sometimes they happen . . . I also lowered my saddle 4mm, probably a more important change.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,425
Posted By MinnMan

Never had much luck with patches. Spare tubes. ...

Never had much luck with patches. Spare tubes. If I run out of those, I'm out of luck.
08-21-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By Rdmonster69

New Bike For Me ...... Update ...Neck is Happy ...Bike is Heavier But Faster !!

2020 Trek Domane SLR6. Had to drive 3 hours one way to get it. The Trek store there had 2 in my size (58) as well as a 60. Wanted Viper Red and they had a 58 and a 60 in that color. Also picked up a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,596
Posted By 10 Wheels

Get one that FITS YOUR Head.

Get one that FITS YOUR Head.
Forum: Foo
08-17-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,377
Posted By big john

Like many things, it's all about the context. If...

Like many things, it's all about the context. If someone I like calls me bro, it's a compliment. If a stranger calls me bro, I'm not offended if it's meant as a friendly greeting.

It's never a big...
08-17-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,752
Posted By shelbyfv

You might consider seeing a medical professional.

You might consider seeing a medical professional.
08-11-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,670
Posted By shelbyfv

Current clipless pedal systems work well. Clips...

Current clipless pedal systems work well. Clips and straps are dangerous and fiddly if used as designed. Give clipless a try. :thumb:
Edit- Yellow Jersey, who knew? Those things look scary!
08-11-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By alcjphil

Not sure how 1 cm difference in frame size can...

Not sure how 1 cm difference in frame size can translate into an additional 1.5" (3.75cm) additional stand over clearance unless the newer frame has radically different frame geometry than your...
08-08-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 9,648
Posted By WhyFi

But.... the spirit of your post is wrong, so I...

But.... the spirit of your post is wrong, so I don't understand why you said it in the first place or why you keep repeating it. :foo:
08-08-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 9,648
Posted By WhyFi

It's wrong in addition to being a gross...

It's wrong in addition to being a gross simplification. As your speed ramps up linearly, resistance ramps up exponentially - the increased time in the saddle, over the same distance, doesn't make up...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,669
Posted By shelbyfv

If climbing is difficult with the 11-30, try the...

If climbing is difficult with the 11-30, try the 11-34 if your derailleur can handle it. :foo: Cassettes are consumables. I also suggest you plot your route on RWGPS for a more accurate estimation of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By genejockey

I use thin gloves and fairly thin bar tape (Fizik...

I use thin gloves and fairly thin bar tape (Fizik Microtex Classic) and have no pain or numbness issues even after 4+ hours. I don't know whether I'm just lucky, or my bikes are set up better than...
07-28-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,265
Posted By George

I’ll be 81 next month and most of my rides are 20...

I’ll be 81 next month and most of my rides are 20 and 25 miles. Today I did 20 in a hour and 25 minutes and I felt that was enough in this heat. When it’s cooler I usually ride 30 or 35.
07-28-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,265
Posted By OldsCOOL

If you don’t get bored with your 10mi route,...

If you don’t get bored with your 10mi route, enjoy! Just keep riding and stoking the passion.

My body type works against me for longer rides. If I do a hilly 40, that’s a good ride. I’m not built...
07-28-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,133
Posted By Helderberg

This is an interesting post. I was just telling...

This is an interesting post. I was just telling my younger daughter, 43 years old, that at my age, 72, I am really starting to feel my age. I don't recover like I think I should but I am finding that...
07-28-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,265
Posted By gthomson

Wow that's a solid ride, good time and speed. I...

Wow that's a solid ride, good time and speed. I would call that a work out!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,148

If you hit your head hard enough to go...

If you hit your head hard enough to go unconscious, you should absolutely replace that helmet. I would replace it after a crash where my head hits the pavement regardless...
07-24-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,540
Posted By cxwrench

It's been universally accepted...forever...that...

It's been universally accepted...forever...that you don't wear anything under cycling shorts with a chamois. Never.
07-17-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,204
Posted By prairiepedaler

07-14-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By MNHarv

Serendipity

Hello everyone, just a cool little story from the other night:

I don't ride much once it's dark. We live in a community with lots of critters which like to appear out of the darkness and try to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sounds like gps glitches. Sometimes those have...

Sounds like gps glitches. Sometimes those have nothing to do with the unit. If it happens a lot, maybe.

Don't bin it, call Garmin, see if they can do anything, maybe they'll replace it cheap and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431

Are you using the GPS to measure speed or the...

Are you using the GPS to measure speed or the sensor it comes with? What speed is your auto pause set on? The good news is that if you have to bin it, the 530 is on sale right now because there is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,475
Posted By PeteHski

While warranty should cover you, it can be a pita...

While warranty should cover you, it can be a pita if you have to claim while you want to be out riding the bike. The SuperSix has been out long enough for any obvious weaknesses to show up and so is...
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