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Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,778
Posted By bampilot06

I make a protein shake with milk, bananas, whey,...

I make a protein shake with milk, bananas, whey, honey and greek yogurt after every ride. Sometime I add steel cut oats, but my daughter usually has some of my shake and she doesn’t like the oats.
...
02-04-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 31,580
Posted By ericoseveins

I agree. I mostly use the forum when I encounter...

I agree. I mostly use the forum when I encounter a specific issue and prefer not to have to read through multiple threads on the same topic, because the multiple threads are mostly noise rather than...
01-29-22, 12:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,129
Posted By Racing Dan

YMMV as they say .. I have two bikes with those...

YMMV as they say .. I have two bikes with those brakes and was never satisfied, always fiddling to get better performance. Finally I bit the bullet and got a set of fully hydraulic brakes and they...
01-23-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,104
Posted By samkl

Update: Ritchey got one of these back in stock,...

Update: Ritchey got one of these back in stock, and we snapped it up. First impressions are great. The paint is gorgeous! The Breakaway clamps took some fiddling with, but I bet that'll get easier...
12-24-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,181
Posted By Parkyy16

I absolutely agree; I'm bored, curious, and I...

I absolutely agree; I'm bored, curious, and I have nothing else better to do. I know it doesn't really matter if titanium feels better than steel or carbon. I'm still going to ride bikes.

But...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-14-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,287
Posted By Steve_sr

This is probably the case but it would have been...

This is probably the case but it would have been nice to know what was going on.



I don't think that I would consider an email (or two) every month or two to fall into the category of...
11-29-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,525
Posted By Reflector Guy

I caught it..... And it made me wonder if the...

I caught it..... And it made me wonder if the guy in that other thread ever got the Eurobike he ordered, or the three Eurobikes, whichever it was. I also wondered if this was the same guy.
11-16-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,004
Posted By msr_78

I finally got it and it is freaking awesome - I...

I finally got it and it is freaking awesome - I really like how the frame looks and I really, really think it was totally worth it, both the wait and the price tag.

I have just finished the rough...
11-15-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By cxwrench

The issue is that the barrel adjuster on the...

The issue is that the barrel adjuster on the RD-8000 is terrible.
11-07-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By Calsun

The pump gauge shows the pressure inside the hose...

The pump gauge shows the pressure inside the hose and not the pressure inside the tire. If the tire valve is not completely open the pump gauge is not going to be accurate.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,305
Posted By Davet

Merlin Metalworks has undergone many ownership...

Merlin Metalworks has undergone many ownership changes in the last 20 years. I doubt that meticulous records were kept during all of these

Your best bet to find the info you’re looking for is to...
10-27-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,654
Posted By CAT7RDR

Chipseal will do that to me.

Chipseal will do that to me.
10-22-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,044
Posted By thinktubes

Evanston to Fort Sheridan via Sheridan Road....

Evanston to Fort Sheridan via Sheridan Road. Pretty much a quick 30-miler on a decent road. Essentially, the gateway to all rides north of Chicago.
...
10-22-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,044
Posted By msu2001la

My favorite weekday AM ride is a 25 mile...

My favorite weekday AM ride is a 25 mile out-and-back along Lake Michigan. The turnaround point is a peninsula that juts out into the lake and has a fantastic view of the Chicago skyline. I'm...
10-18-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,004
Posted By msr_78

Mine's in the production queue! Getting excited...

Mine's in the production queue! Getting excited now, maybe a couple of weeks away from my own Dean bike :)
10-15-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,367
Posted By Maelochs

Y'all can certainly be .... well, never mind. ...

Y'all can certainly be .... well, never mind.

There is Zero connection between building a light bike and losing weight. That would be like saying no one could buy a Corvette or Camaro unless they...
09-17-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,464
Posted By livedarklions

Yeah, I would have been ok (I guess) with the...

Yeah, I would have been ok (I guess) with the post until the "really, why would you." At that point, I don't agree that could be interpreted reasonably as words of encouragement.

Distance goals...
09-16-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By sapporoguy

I feel like they've gotten a tad mushy. Maybe my...

I feel like they've gotten a tad mushy. Maybe my imagination. But a search finds a bunch of people who've bled their HY/RDs--even relatively new ones--and burped out bubbles. Plus I'm an incorrigible...
09-04-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,627
Posted By PeteHski

Frame clearance, aero, weight? Not necessarily...

Frame clearance, aero, weight? Not necessarily rolling resistance - especially on the actual cobbled segments. Most of the roads the pros race on are in pretty good condition - certainly compared...
09-03-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,627
Posted By Craptacular8

Rene Herse 28's

I'm a big Rene Herse fan, and have them on quite a few bikes. That said, I might be one of the few that does not find the 28's overly plush....they are fast, they do better on wet pavement than the...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-16-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,287
Posted By unterhausen

The previous welder (and previous owner as I...

The previous welder (and previous owner as I understand it) is now welding for Mosaic
08-10-21, 04:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,059
Posted By PeteHski

In this case you can rule out everything south of...

In this case you can rule out everything south of your crank arm where you are actually measuring your power output. It doesn't matter how much your frame flexes, or how clean your drivetrain is, or...
08-06-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,059
Posted By 79pmooney

Yeah - fit. I raced a Lambert for my first...

Yeah - fit. I raced a Lambert for my first season of racing. Went faster than I had ever gone before on a regular basis. Next year I got serious. Worked in a bikeshop and rode most mornings on...
08-03-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,059
Posted By MinnMan

Except for perhaps a different position/geometry,...

Except for perhaps a different position/geometry, I kind of doubt it. And if it's real, one would only know by comparing either well-controlled rides (route/wind condition/etc.) or a large enough...
08-02-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,132
Posted By msu2001la

Please don't do this.

Please don't do this.
08-01-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,059
Posted By GhostRider62

Better fit, you got some rest (a taper), the...

Better fit, you got some rest (a taper), the honeymoon effect, and good beer.

Enjoy it while you have it
08-01-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,059
Posted By scottfsmith

I'd vote you have a better fit on the new frame,...

I'd vote you have a better fit on the new frame, either the old one was really bad, the new one is really good, or both. If you are doing more watts with the same HR there isn't much else it could...
08-01-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,059
Posted By GhostRider62

I do have one bike that climbs much better than...

I do have one bike that climbs much better than all the others. Inexplicable.
08-01-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,059
Posted By Road Fan

Assuming no real cause can be found, I would go...

Assuming no real cause can be found, I would go to this theory - new bikes are faster especially if painted red and no bent forks are present.
07-18-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,184
Posted By shelbyfv

Great idea, welcome to BF! :thumb:

Great idea, welcome to BF! :thumb:
07-12-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,292
Posted By mstateglfr

A triple? A triple?!? What is this, a touring...

A triple? A triple?!? What is this, a touring bike or a performance machine?
University of Toronto should feel embarrassed!***
07-03-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,113
Posted By Wilmingtech

They were wonky. I should do a separate thread...

They were wonky. I should do a separate thread about them but I sent them back to Pirelli. I'm going to wait to see what they say before I post anything in detail.. but here is a Pic of one of the...
04-05-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Iride01

You are feeling these clicks more so than hearing...

You are feeling these clicks more so than hearing them? How many per crank revolution? If one, maybe it's one of the pedals needing to be serviced and greased. If two, then both pedals.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 412,284
Posted By Koyote

Exactly my experience. In fact, just the other...

Exactly my experience. In fact, just the other day, I was wondering what happened to this thread...And now, here it is again.
10-25-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,104
Posted By samkl

Planning the new Ritchey breakaway tandem build

After many weeks of planning, agonizing, daydreaming, and preparing, the SO and I have finally ordered the first set of parts for the new tandem. It our first new tandem and (we hope) a big upgrade...
08-11-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,434
Posted By Brocephus

Unless it's really obnoxious, it sounds like...

Unless it's really obnoxious, it sounds like something that may be unique and interesting to have on the bike. You might should reconsider.
But if you just gotta yank it, depending on what it's made...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,526
Posted By filipw1990

kfried Thank you for opinion. I think your...

kfried Thank you for opinion. I think your problem is related to Disc Brake version only. I am looking for Caliper Brakes version and in that case axle looks standard.
...
07-26-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,075
Posted By canklecat

In ye olden days of touring and longer group...

In ye olden days of touring and longer group rides we'd occasionally lash a spare tire to the outside of the bag, or under the saddle. Back in the late 1970s or early '80s, whenever the first folding...
06-21-07, 08:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,609
Posted By head_wind

I haven't owned any others you are considering...

I haven't owned any others you are considering but am really
pleased with my Dean.
http://www.deanbikes.com/menu.htm
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