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Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 532,110
Posted By nycphotography

🔥🔥 Hate on TREK all you want (and I'm not...

🔥🔥 Hate on TREK all you want (and I'm not personally a fan) but that is an awesome bike 👍
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,257
Posted By nycphotography

Everyone, Thank you for making all the...

Everyone, Thank you for making all the suggestions!!!

I did some googling and found products I would never have never found out about because they don't exist in stores.
...
10-10-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,009
Posted By nycphotography

Where did I say dogs shouldn't be allowed...

Where did I say dogs shouldn't be allowed exercise? Exercise them approriately, in appropriate places, where allowed.

If I or someone have a fear of dogs, then it is our job to stay away from the...
10-06-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,009
Posted By nycphotography

Ok so obviously we are having a spectrum incident...

Ok so obviously we are having a spectrum incident of pedantry here.

Saying it's "for the owner" was passive aggressive snark. No I'm not going to literally spray people illegally just because...
10-04-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,009
Posted By nycphotography

The pepper spray isn't for the dog, it's for the...

The pepper spray isn't for the dog, it's for the owner.

And if I am dog phobic, then the dogs running up to me DOES equate to a threat, as it is likely to result in a crash, whether the dogs are...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,059
Posted By nycphotography

Thank you for reminding to wear sunscreen when I...

Thank you for reminding to wear sunscreen when I go for a ride this afternoon... first 55+ day in NYC this year.

Last thing I want is a sick tan, because I prefer not to be sick from tanning in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 285,038
Posted By nycphotography

It's not even so much the celeste that I hate,...

It's not even so much the celeste that I hate, it's the one dimensional banality that it brings the brand... kindofa a fanboy cliche. Hard to explain really.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,781
Posted By nycphotography

At 160lbs, I run 80-90psi in 25mm tubeless tires....

At 160lbs, I run 80-90psi in 25mm tubeless tires.

If I were moving to 28mm tires, I'd be trying 60-70psi and see how they ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,585
Posted By nycphotography

More like tree fitty ($3.50) after the lawyers...

More like tree fitty ($3.50) after the lawyers all pay themselves. What a colossal waste of time and energy.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,182
Posted By nycphotography

My road saddle is a SLR Superflow. Absolutely...

My road saddle is a SLR Superflow. Absolutely kills me on the trainer though.

So I pulled the saddle off my Peloton bike to give it a try... it's still a fairly road bikey shape, but with actual...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,621
Posted By nycphotography

If your fit is good, you should be able to pedal...

If your fit is good, you should be able to pedal either heel up, or heel down.

heels up uses the calves, you will feel the burn there.

heels down uses the quads and glutes. you will feel the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,677
Posted By nycphotography

The indoor training really is the newest instance...

The indoor training really is the newest instance of the "rookie on a superbike" phenomenon.

IE, they've developed a big engine (or bought a superbike or supercar) but haven't yet learned how to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,677
Posted By nycphotography

Resiliance Nimbleness Control Adaptability ...

Resiliance
Nimbleness
Control
Adaptability

Consider someone who can clear an obstacle course, although slowly, clumsily, in the way and impeding others - versus someone who can clear the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,612
Posted By nycphotography

I'm actually not. Generally speaking,...

I'm actually not. Generally speaking, "aftermarket" suppliers are allowed to make replacement parts for most things. Fram makes oil filters and air filters for Ford engines, for example, even new...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,612
Posted By nycphotography

Which is what happens when you don't litigate...

Which is what happens when you don't litigate them out of business.
11-07-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,540
Posted By nycphotography

The goal is to NOT have to adjust derailleur...

The goal is to NOT have to adjust derailleur on/off the trainer.
look at the der to cassette alignment in a few gears. it will likely be consistently off to the left or to the right.

then try...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,915
Posted By nycphotography

seam ripper to open the binding seam. zigzag a...

seam ripper to open the binding seam. zigzag a few times over the torn area to give it strength. insert into binding tape and seam it back together.

Or as per above... dry cleaners and $5.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,518
Posted By nycphotography

I don't bother with the wahoo app except for spin...

I don't bother with the wahoo app except for spin down calibration, but this setting is still good to know. Thanks :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,756
Posted By nycphotography

If only you were on long island side of NYC. ...

If only you were on long island side of NYC. sigh.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,756
Posted By nycphotography

speedplay basically only makes very small...

speedplay basically only makes very small convenient pedals. they added walkable cleats later.

the major features are a small lightweight platform, adjustable float, and a light action easy to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,756
Posted By nycphotography

That is either "financial engineering cobbled...

That is either "financial engineering cobbled together assimilar parts" ala computer associates, which is garbage.

Or it is "adult supervision and tactical aquisition of tech into a well...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,754
Posted By nycphotography

Warm feet start at the calves, warm fingers start...

Warm feet start at the calves, warm fingers start at the core.

Arm warmers help the fingers stay warm. Tall wool socks, thermal full tights, and warm boots help the toes stay warm.

How much of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,754
Posted By nycphotography

Northwave (used to, dunno about current sizing)...

Northwave (used to, dunno about current sizing) runs WIDE. I have wide feet so for me a wide shoe fits one size larger than it is. IE 9 reg is about the same as 8 1/2 WIDE.

My Mavic summer shoes...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By nycphotography

I bought a 530 last fall... and checking the...

I bought a 530 last fall... and checking the settings I didn't find it. But there was a softeware update and after I applied it I found notification settings for "social media" and "other". turning...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,073
Posted By nycphotography

Honestly the cyclists are coming in so hot, there...

Honestly the cyclists are coming in so hot, there was no absolutely line for them to take anyhow. If they didn't hit the motorcycle, they were already destined to drill the team car right behind it....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-20, 02:48 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,958
Posted By nycphotography

IME chain skip is more often caused by a...

IME chain skip is more often caused by
a misaligned [derailleur] hanger
than by a worn cassette, and we never think of the derailleur hanger first.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,080
Posted By nycphotography

(Facebook * Twitter) ^ bell curve = no hope for...

(Facebook * Twitter) ^ bell curve = no hope for humanity

sad but true
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 413,306
Posted By nycphotography

The reality is that your ONLY job in the paceline...

The reality is that your ONLY job in the paceline / peloton is to smooth out to the greatest extent possible the stuff happening in front of you to keep it from impacting the person / people behind...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 413,306
Posted By nycphotography

When in the paceline or peloton, you pay for the...

When in the paceline or peloton, you pay for the gift of the draft from the riders in front by giving a smooth, steady, reliable, safe wheel to the rider behind you.

ALWAYS pedal smooth, move...
04-05-17, 08:44 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 18,033
Posted By nycphotography

Saddle sores are a mofo. Definitely wear once...

Saddle sores are a mofo. Definitely wear once and wash. Applies to both trainer sessions as well as outdoors.

Commuting I'll wear the same kit both ways (12 miles ea way) but I hang them to dry...
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