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10-16-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9,948
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Posted By markwesti

No the derailleur is not bent , it's the camera...

No the derailleur is not bent , it's the camera angle . I have always liked the look of the "corn cob" and because now that I'm strictly a flat lander , I can get away with it . I bought this Suntour...
10-15-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,985
Posted By livedarklions

If riding in a wasteland, I recommend the Baba...

If riding in a wasteland, I recommend the Baba Bidon Bidet.
10-14-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,338
Posted By jon c.

I laughed.

I laughed.
10-14-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,338
Posted By guachi

I'm guessing this is a literal take on the fact...

I'm guessing this is a literal take on the fact that "diamond frame riders" are higher up and therefore can only "look down" and that the other commenters don't get the wry joke you're making. Or...
10-13-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9,948
Views: 1,124,038
Posted By genejockey

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10-06-21, 02:04 PM
10-06-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,090
Posted By Toadmeister

I often pedal backwards when coasting downhill to...

I often pedal backwards when coasting downhill to get the blood pumping in reverse.
09-30-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,408
Posted By livedarklions

They're all hanging on phone lines.

They're all hanging on phone lines.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,555
Posted By caloso

This is why you should never ever buy used...

This is why you should never ever buy used cycling shoes on Slowtwitch.
09-29-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,408
Posted By RChung

Oh, I concur -- I simply meant that it's closer...

Oh, I concur -- I simply meant that it's closer than the amount of work involved in running a mile in 7 or 8 minutes vs. riding a bike at 20 mph for an hour. For a person of 75 kg, running a mile at...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,100
Posted By BillyD

My guess is that this thread has been as useful...

My guess is that this thread has been as useful as it is going to be, it’s seen better days. Closed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,100
Posted By big john

I don't find disc versus rim brake threads...

I don't find disc versus rim brake threads necessary.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,100
Posted By TMonk

Queue "Closing Time" by Semisonic. Without...

Queue "Closing Time" by Semisonic.

Without having read through the whole thread, I think the returns on hydro discs are greater if you have access to more mountains and/or wet weather more...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,125
Posted By shelbyfv

Those bibs are thread-bear.:innocent:

Those bibs are thread-bear.:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,100
Posted By WhyFi

For some rotor bling, the Hope Road CL floating...

For some rotor bling, the Hope Road CL floating rotors are available in different colors and gorgeous... Well, as gorgeous as rotors can get. I'd like to try some out, but they're still difficult to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,100
Posted By PepeM

Yes please. I need red calipers on my bike. Rear...

Yes please. I need red calipers on my bike. Rear only, of course. I don't want one of those dangerous front breaks.
09-12-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,133
Posted By rsbob

Strava = Motivate You?

^ This is the original post. The way I interpret the question is: Strava users does it motivate you?

What I do NOT see is: Do you use Strava? Why don’t you use Strava?

What am I missing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,110
Posted By SoSmellyAir

No, you are doing it right. Shifting up front in...

No, you are doing it right. Shifting up front in anticipation of a change in terrain is what I do too. I think we are all trying to describe more or less the same thing, but imperfectly, so that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,110
Posted By Leinster

But my point is that if you’re front-shifting,...

But my point is that if you’re front-shifting, you’re not trying to minimize disruption to cadence; you front shift when you need to make a significant change to your cadence and/or when meeting a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,110
Posted By Leinster

That’s really less of a “downside” than NOT...

That’s really less of a “downside” than NOT having 3 gear options in that range would be.

3 shifts is 1 throw of the downshift lever on shimano or Campag shifters (if going to the big ring) or 3...
09-09-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,409
Posted By DBT

The bikes I tend to see going faster uphill tend...

The bikes I tend to see going faster uphill tend to be piloted by a rider not named DBT.
09-09-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,409
Posted By BadgerOne

Dammit, I knew buying a matte gray bike was a bad...

Dammit, I knew buying a matte gray bike was a bad idea. It's just so....ordinary. Maybe I should try painting it a fluorescent yellow/hot pink fade and see what that does. Clearly the electric...
09-07-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,029
Posted By tomato coupe

Or a dog park ...

Or a dog park ...
08-23-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,119
Posted By indyfabz

I think a lot of us are thinking the same damn...

I think a lot of us are thinking the same damn thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,110
Posted By Sy Reene

Narrow streets of cobblestone 'Neath the halo...

Narrow streets of cobblestone
'Neath the halo of a street lamp
I turned my collar to the cold and damp
When my eyes were stabbed by the flash of a neon light
And the sign flashed out its warning...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,110
Posted By Symox

Life is good when your bike is tuned up

I've been on a bit of a bicycle tune up tear. I've learned how to change cables, grip tape, use grease judiciously, use fiber grip, build and true wheels, adjust shifters, install and align...
08-18-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 996
Posted By droppedandlost

Before filing, I would mount another FD to verify...

Before filing, I would mount another FD to verify it is the mount causing the problem and not a crooked FD.
08-18-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,260
Posted By tomato coupe

Based on the sketch, the testicles seems like the...

Based on the sketch, the testicles seems like the obvious place.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,300
Posted By MoAlpha

If you’ve got the guns for sleeveless, you need...

If you’ve got the guns for sleeveless, you need to train more.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,300
Posted By shelbyfv

:thumb: Probably get the SupLarry seal of...

:thumb: Probably get the SupLarry seal of approval!
08-11-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,135
Posted By Broctoon

Hey, she tells me that too! :lol:

Hey, she tells me that too! :lol:
08-09-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,135
Posted By majmt

I am grace in motion on my DeRosa or Masi. The...

I am grace in motion on my DeRosa or Masi. The epitome of pure and yet understated elegance. The perfect blend of refined steel and sinewy magnificence. Beautiful women stop, compelled by primal...
08-08-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 984
Posted By wolfchild

Just ride your bike and don't worry about it.

Just ride your bike and don't worry about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,986
Posted By indyfabz

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,986
Posted By datlas

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,986
Posted By caloso

And this is why We Will Yell At You.

And this is why We Will Yell At You.
08-02-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,534
Posted By klevin

Your bike reminds me of the first decent bike I...

Your bike reminds me of the first decent bike I owned, a Centurion, don't remember which model, that I got while in grad school at UCSB, around 1975. Broke spokes regularly until I built new wheels...
08-01-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

New addition - Masi Content

This popped up in my local CL at a fair price, so I went over and snapped it up today. For some reason Masi has never really been on my list of must have Italians, but I’m pretty pumped on this one....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 249,583
Posted By abshipp

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,776
Posted By GhostRider62

They can't get shelving, inventory scanners, and...

They can't get shelving, inventory scanners, and labor to stow, pack, pick and ship your ****.
07-27-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 547
Posted By John E

Is that a homebrew granny ring? Nice!

Is that a homebrew granny ring? Nice!
07-27-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,534
Posted By JohnDThompson

FWIW, Stronglight made drillium 86mm BCD rings...

FWIW, Stronglight made drillium 86mm BCD rings for the mod. 99 and 100 cranks; here mounted on a Sakae Ringyo Apex:
07-21-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 274,517
Posted By Steve B.

Of 8 cats in 40 years, only one was an outdoor...

Of 8 cats in 40 years, only one was an outdoor cat as he come to us that way when he defected from a neighbor that could not care for him. He was an outdoor cat already so we let him stay that way....
07-20-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 7,550
Posted By livedarklions

Well, apparently if I don't name names, it's not...

Well, apparently if I don't name names, it's not hostile, so I guess I can just say a bunch of reactionary smart alecks posting not so subtle transphobic/homophobic comments is not particularly...
07-18-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,256
Posted By tomato coupe

There's definitely something fishy about that...

There's definitely something fishy about that stage finish. If you watch it frame-by-frame, there's a point where you can just make out the following in the cobbles:

"Buy disc brakes -- Big Bike"
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 249,583
Posted By dscohen

Just yanked it off the wall. ...

Just yanked it off the wall.


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,756
Posted By tomato coupe

I heard from a reliable source that the reason...

I heard from a reliable source that the reason they switched to rim brakes was that they traded their disc brake rotors to another team for spare tubes. Apparently, supply chain issues are hitting...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,695
Posted By ThermionicScott

Absolutely YES. Buy a REMA patch kit or two, make...

Absolutely YES. Buy a REMA patch kit or two, make sure you wait for the glue to dry (this is counter-intuitive but important) before applying the patch.

I wonder if my patched tubes will have...
07-15-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 7,550
Posted By Rdmonster69

A stache of that magnitude obviously makes you...

A stache of that magnitude obviously makes you much faster. It is very aero and the wind gods recognize awesomeness !!
07-14-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9,948
Views: 1,124,038
Posted By canklecat

Nice. Panaracers? I think they make the Soma...

Nice. Panaracers? I think they make the Soma Supple Vitesse SL shoes on my Ironman right now. Best tires I've ever ridden, surprisingly durable for being superlight (as the SL name implies). As...
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