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Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 767
Posted By shelbyfv

Another thought is that since you are on a single...

Another thought is that since you are on a single speed, lowering your cadence will lower your speed. Lower your speed and you'll drop off the back. Maybe they are trying a different approach to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 767
Posted By shelbyfv

Sup Larry! Don't let those poseurs tell you how...

Sup Larry! Don't let those poseurs tell you how to ride. They're just jealous of your pro cadence.:thumb:
12-07-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By shelbyfv

Cycle more to improve your cycling. Clearly the...

Cycle more to improve your cycling. Clearly the best cyclists don't spend much time in the weight room. ;) That said, some weight training is supposed to be good for you as you age. I intend to...
12-07-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 577
Posted By shelbyfv

I wouldn't count on that with SRAM. :rolleyes:...

I wouldn't count on that with SRAM. :rolleyes: Another vote for GRX.
12-06-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By shelbyfv

You shouldn't second guess Trek unless you have...

You shouldn't second guess Trek unless you have some actual knowledge to the contrary. Use the bike as an incentive. It's going to be hard to lose weight this time of year. Having the bike to look...
12-05-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 499
Posted By shelbyfv

Yay! Does this mean you finally have your bike...

Yay! Does this mean you finally have your bike mfg company up and running? FWIW, I expect prices to go up each year.
12-05-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 907
Posted By shelbyfv

I wouldn't go to any trouble to keep all bikes...

I wouldn't go to any trouble to keep all bikes the same speed. It's not difficult to keep a couple of spare chains around. A disadvantage to 10 speed is that if you need shifters you will be...
12-04-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, adios pal. Was real....:twitchy:

Well, adios pal. Was real....:twitchy:
12-04-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 349
Posted By shelbyfv

The Shimano site is good resource.

The Shimano site is good resource.
12-04-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By shelbyfv

What a cool bike! I'd suggest contacting Breezer...

What a cool bike! I'd suggest contacting Breezer directly. The fact that they don't mention wheel size interchangeability makes me wonder if there might be a "gotcha."
12-04-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By shelbyfv

Seems OP, who doesn't ride or even like bikes,...

Seems OP, who doesn't ride or even like bikes, went to lots of trouble to join Bike Forums.:foo: Best I can tell, he wants to know whether he should junk the bike or give it away. Yes, the poll is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,035
Posted By shelbyfv

What CAT are you racing? Looks vs results may be...

What CAT are you racing? Looks vs results may be more of a thing in the lower categories. Move on up if it bothers you.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By shelbyfv

If y'all enjoy Moisty's fit advice, he and the...

If y'all enjoy Moisty's fit advice, he and the other one are handing it out pretty freely in Fitting Your Bike.
11-30-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 868
Posted By shelbyfv

Strava and RWGPS

Strava and RWGPS
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,526
Posted By shelbyfv

:roflmao::beer:

:roflmao::beer:
11-29-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,675
Posted By shelbyfv

I wouldn't wait on the group if you can find one....

I wouldn't wait on the group if you can find one. Remember it's now last generation, not current. I won't pretend to know how Shimano operates but it wouldn't be a surprise if they skewed...
11-29-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,675
Posted By shelbyfv

I certainly couldn't tell. The only DA I have is...

I certainly couldn't tell. The only DA I have is 7800 and I can't tell it from 6600 in use. I just thought it looked better! I did have some 7900 shifters that were junk, first gen with shift...
11-28-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,161
Posted By shelbyfv

This all seems half baked. "Fire watch and...

This all seems half baked. "Fire watch and response" sounds like serious business. If so, you don't need to be screwing around on a bicycle. Get a motorbike, or better yet, use your phone to call a...
11-28-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,161
Posted By shelbyfv

I wish my Neighborhood Watch would buy me a bike!...

I wish my Neighborhood Watch would buy me a bike! Folks are always posting about dogs on the loose and escaped chickens (no happy ending for the chicken....) I'd get something with a motor so I...
11-28-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes, the Monstercross would be the prime choice...

Yes, the Monstercross would be the prime choice if they are ever back in stock. I wanted one but dicked around until they were gone.:rolleyes: I ended up with a decent Bianchi Volpe that clears only...
11-28-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,835
Posted By shelbyfv

^^^ If only.... :crash: To be fair, Moisty has...

^^^ If only.... :crash: To be fair, Moisty has posted numerous pics of bikes that surely must be his, the fit is so "unusual." As for the 2020 "crop," at least Moisty's not a whining ankle biter...
11-26-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By shelbyfv

I doubt it matters if I give my cycling dollars...

I doubt it matters if I give my cycling dollars to folks wealthier than me or folks a whole bunch wealthier than me and everyone I know or ever will know, combined. :lol: I'm still at the bottom of...
11-26-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,706
Posted By shelbyfv

Don't forget there are plenty of us who are 20...

Don't forget there are plenty of us who are 20 pounds to hundreds of pounds overweight and still dress up in tight clothes and go out in public. Cycling and embarrassment cannot coexist, we have no...
11-26-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,519
Posted By shelbyfv

Classic troll thread that may outlive the...

Classic troll thread that may outlive the cockroach! Guess the answer is still "no" and OP probably has not ridden enough to wear out his 21 year old tires.:roflmao:
11-26-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By shelbyfv

If you like Cannondales, any of the ST versions...

If you like Cannondales, any of the ST versions will clear a 30mm. As above, you might need to change the brakes as some came with 27" wheels. They are very cool, beautifully constructed bikes and...
11-26-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,167
Posted By shelbyfv

Getting back to bikes OP might actually buy, I...

Getting back to bikes OP might actually buy, I suggest being open to whatever is available locally at an actual shop. The above mentioned Diverge, Cannondale Topstone, Giant Revolt, whatever. That...
11-24-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,124
Posted By shelbyfv

Hope OP's all better now, eight and a half years...

Hope OP's all better now, eight and a half years on....:rolleyes:
11-24-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 956
Posted By shelbyfv

Microshift has bar end shifters in both 10 and 11...

Microshift has bar end shifters in both 10 and 11 speed that work with Shimano MTB (Dynasys?) rear derailleurs. I think the SGS versions may have the range.
11-24-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,835
Posted By shelbyfv

^^^Yes, with the exception of "Life Under a...

^^^Yes, with the exception of "Life Under a Bridge in Manila." We've all heard way too much about that.:roflmao:
11-23-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,294
Posted By shelbyfv

FWIW, I installed a GRX crank in my old Bianchi a...

FWIW, I installed a GRX crank in my old Bianchi a couple of months ago and it was a noticeably tighter fit than any other HT2 I've dealt with. It took more than a tap to seat it. Also, even w/o...
11-22-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 766
Posted By shelbyfv

^^^It's unique enough for sure. Guess my memory...

^^^It's unique enough for sure. Guess my memory is going. Better put him on the iggy list so I don't get sucked in again....:twitchy:
11-19-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By shelbyfv

The Wahoo can be mounted directly to the crank...

The Wahoo can be mounted directly to the crank arm with double sided tape. Maybe that would work for the Garmin? Tape comes in a range of hold strengths.
11-18-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,835
Posted By shelbyfv

Moisty, you've had to eat a lot crow here over...

Moisty, you've had to eat a lot crow here over the past year but you've been mostly a good sport about it. Snark isn't a good fit for you.
11-18-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 734
Posted By shelbyfv

I enjoy riding by myself and the best local roads...

I enjoy riding by myself and the best local roads are right out my door. The problem is I ride at least 5mph slower than when I'm with my group. Soon I'll be unable to keep up and I'll have to go...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,100
Posted By shelbyfv

Espresso shots. Pigs in blankets (mini)

Espresso shots. Pigs in blankets (mini)
11-17-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 720
Posted By shelbyfv

#4 ...

#4
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11-17-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,835
Posted By shelbyfv

Not even with a gun to my head. :roflmao:

Not even with a gun to my head. :roflmao:
11-17-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 816
Posted By shelbyfv

The saddle is a good illustration. You used what...

The saddle is a good illustration. You used what you had and it was fine. Folks get (they think) a little "knowledge" and they start obsessing about a mm of crank length, a degree or two of HT...
11-17-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,482
Posted By shelbyfv

Probably depends on the purpose of the co-op. ...

Probably depends on the purpose of the co-op. Maybe this one is a charitable enterprise with the goal of helping the less affluent. Maybe they don't want flippers and other opportunists making off...
11-17-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,697
Posted By shelbyfv

For a troll-ish thread that began with a flawed...

For a troll-ish thread that began with a flawed premise, this has developed some entertaining legs. Kudos to the mods for letting it run! Nine pages though and still no examples of newbies being...
11-16-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,697
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm sorry, this post will be need to be moved to...

I'm sorry, this post will be need to be moved to either 50+ or 'Bents.
11-15-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,586
Posted By shelbyfv

Oh, I think he's spread the love around pretty...

Oh, I think he's spread the love around pretty well. Woman driver, fancy car, fancy coffee and (wait for it) long driveway which I guess is meant to be a sign of a fancy home. SMH :rolleyes:
11-15-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,697
Posted By shelbyfv

You expect rational thought from an Ayn Rand...

You expect rational thought from an Ayn Rand fanboy?
11-15-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,697
Posted By shelbyfv

Ha! I just checked and I have 59.:foo: Only a...

Ha! I just checked and I have 59.:foo: Only a half dozen are currently active. Mostly trolls and stupid folks who are no longer with us. I probably should clean up the list but you never know who...
11-15-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,428
Posted By shelbyfv

Bummer! I got the shingles vaccine as soon as it...

Bummer! I got the shingles vaccine as soon as it was available, both variants. Hope it won't be too bad if I get it anyway. Your Kickr setup looks great. Love the Krispy Kremes!:thumb:
11-14-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,697
Posted By shelbyfv

This thread needs a poll:roflmao: ...

This thread needs a poll:roflmao:
...
11-14-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,697
Posted By shelbyfv

Maybe I've missed this, I don't read all the...

Maybe I've missed this, I don't read all the forums. How about some examples/links?:foo:
11-14-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,697
Posted By shelbyfv

^^^BillyD has this one right. ;) IMO, newbies are...

^^^BillyD has this one right. ;) IMO, newbies are treated well here and with patience. When this is not the case, it usually involves something like "I'm a stud in the weight room and you guys are...
11-14-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,111
Posted By shelbyfv

Why lock in to two bad choices? I would not...

Why lock in to two bad choices? I would not choose either one.
11-14-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,835
Posted By shelbyfv

And don't forget the extra chain in case it falls...

And don't forget the extra chain in case it falls off and gets run over by a semi. Ooops, maybe that's under a different bridge.:foo:
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