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Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By Psimet2001

Don't hit your level. Use a spacer if you can't...

Don't hit your level. Use a spacer if you can't stop hitting the lever with it on the wall in that position. I'd bump into that lever all the time.
03-21-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,858
Posted By Psimet2001

My life would be immensely different if I made...

My life would be immensely different if I made $30k a year from promoting races. I could actually afford to keep doing this for a while. As it is I feel like it's a day to day existence.

As it is...
03-21-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,230
Posted By Psimet2001

Yeah - I'm aware. It's on the list. I would love...

Yeah - I'm aware. It's on the list. I would love to see the project happen.
03-20-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,858
Posted By Psimet2001

I feel closer every day to just walking away from...

I feel closer every day to just walking away from it.

If I do I want it to make a splash.

I would also want it to be for good. Not like Pros who retire but still race national events. <-- not...
03-20-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,858
Posted By Psimet2001

We just published our Illinois Cup Schedule and...

We just published our Illinois Cup Schedule and it was immediately attacked by a masters racer for not being to his liking in terms of dates. He feels it's too cold during the early season to have...
03-20-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,387
Posted By Psimet2001

At one point we kicked someone out of our group...

At one point we kicked someone out of our group ride because he kept running signs, crossing the yellow, and choosing to jump across large roads with tons of traffic with no notice and at the last...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 15,583
Posted By Psimet2001

From an industry friend who posted this on his...

From an industry friend who posted this on his Facebook feed:



Can't help but feel there was a different way of doing this. If it truly helps safety in such a dramatic way then you approach it...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By Psimet2001

It's way more common on disc brakes than rim...

It's way more common on disc brakes than rim brakes by far. In some instances With new pads and new rotors you sometimes have to tear the system down and machine the mounts because the tiny amount of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,959
Posted By Psimet2001

There's nothing wrong with the tires. There's...

There's nothing wrong with the tires. There's nothing wrong with the rims. Just don't run these tires on these rims. These rims are meant for heavy sidewall tubeless stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By Psimet2001

Welcome to disc brakes. The clearances are way...

Welcome to disc brakes. The clearances are way too small for roadies. We donít like disc rub. Mtb guys have always just ignored it.

Ive always been of the mind that a dual system is needed....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,228
Posted By Psimet2001

I always hated when we were machining magnesium....

I always hated when we were machining magnesium. You can keep it.

Also every magnesium rim I have ever had my hands on was pretty much a steaming pile.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,959
Posted By Psimet2001

Never ceases to amaze me how people will define...

Never ceases to amaze me how people will define their own logic to justify any viewpoint they want to take.

The tires are multiple tires from different vendors. These tires are almost all well...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 15,583
Posted By Psimet2001

Agreed, You're safe. I had other Trek dealers...

Agreed, You're safe. I had other Trek dealers tell me they thought it was going to be the helmet. I am not a dealer and never signed any NDA so my lips aren't sealed. I haven't seen it but if it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,959
Posted By Psimet2001

Also - about ENVE... Amer sports bought ENVE...

Also - about ENVE...

Amer sports bought ENVE for $50M in 2016. Amer's cycling business has dumped. So much so it offloaded MAVIC just a day or two ago to a Private Equity firm. Amer sports is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,959
Posted By Psimet2001

Why would you have a problem? These tires and...

Why would you have a problem? These tires and all the others they pointed to haven't had problems for decades. This is an ENVE rim problem. If you aren't running ENVE then you don't have a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,959
Posted By Psimet2001

Oh lord - I keep getting inside responses from...

Oh lord - I keep getting inside responses from everyone.

Listen - ENVE has been charging headlong into this trend for wider, tubeless, gravel, etc. Now their rims are cutting up road racing...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 15,583
Posted By Psimet2001

Ah...then it is the helmet.

Ah...then it is the helmet.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 830
Posted By Psimet2001

True on the support bolt. In which case it was...

True on the support bolt. In which case it was most likely over-tightened (my guess).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 15,583
Posted By Psimet2001

Wool bibs. Reminds me we used to have an...

Wool bibs.

Reminds me we used to have an old retro grouch on here who was from the UK I believe. Used to have something about wool bibs in his sig. I believe he passed away.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By Psimet2001

Called Campagnolo NA today looking for some old...

Called Campagnolo NA today looking for some old repair parts. Couldn't get an answer. left a message. Got a call back, "Sorry - it's nuts. Everyone left to go to NAHBS so I'm the only one let and we...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 830
Posted By Psimet2001

Wrong angle completely. Too tight puts strain on...

Wrong angle completely. Too tight puts strain on the clamp as well and if there is already a defect in the material then it if the frame flexes at all it will help accelerate a failure.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 830
Posted By Psimet2001

800W won't break anything. Definitely a flaw in...

800W won't break anything. Definitely a flaw in the material. Could have been exasperated by how tight it was on the frame and if you were/are heavy and putting that 800W in while yanking on the bars...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,438
Posted By Psimet2001

Yup. Who was driving - who was branded NRS? Look,...

Yup. Who was driving - who was branded NRS? Look, SRAM or Shimano?

This is what I've been talking about either here or in other threads: disc has killed neutral race support in racing. No one...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 15,583
Posted By Psimet2001

Keep reading guesses. No one cares much at this...

Keep reading guesses. No one cares much at this point and knowing the answer is usually way less exciting than what people can dream up in threads like this.
03-14-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 358,025
Posted By Psimet2001

Timely post on FB from a friend today:

Timely post on FB from a friend today:
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