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Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 936
Posted By TrojanHorse

Nothing wrong with a '14 synapse but for that...

Nothing wrong with a '14 synapse but for that kind of discount, why are you standing around here asking us?

I see a lot of commentary about DI2... the people that don't have it, me included,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By TrojanHorse

CAAD 4, "flight deck" tells me that's a pretty...

CAAD 4, "flight deck" tells me that's a pretty old ultegra. Probably worth just selling it intact and enjoying 105 on your new bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 24,853
Posted By TrojanHorse

This picture of a broken aluminum fork has also...

This picture of a broken aluminum fork has also convinced me to never ride an aluminum fork again. Mostly because they ride like crap but also for purposes of inflammatory rhetoric.

Oh, I forgot...
06-05-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By TrojanHorse

What kind of bike do you plan to put it on? ...

What kind of bike do you plan to put it on?

IMO butt satisfaction comes from an appropriate saddle, appropriate shorts and plenty of time IN the saddle.

Most butts hurt from saddle sores or...
06-03-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By TrojanHorse

I got a small women's bike when my son was in...

I got a small women's bike when my son was in that situation, I think it was a 44 cm Fuji or something, but it had an adjustable stem, which proved to be helpful. It was dark blue, not girly in the...
06-03-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,067
Posted By TrojanHorse

Back to the original question, I had an "issue"...

Back to the original question, I had an "issue" with my wife last year, she groused that I was spending too much time riding (which was true, I was routinely heading out the door on Saturdays for a...
06-01-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,358
Posted By TrojanHorse

Focused on standover height on a bike with a...

Focused on standover height on a bike with a sloping top tube? are your legs disproportionately short or something?

Regardless, glad to hear you like your new bike. New bike day is always a good...
06-01-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,926
Posted By TrojanHorse

The real answer is probably that most roadies...

The real answer is probably that most roadies swap out the stock saddle immediately on nicer bikes. Honestly, I don't even know why they include them with bikes. I couldn't even tolerate TEST...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By TrojanHorse

N+1 is the answer. Two bikes is more than two...

N+1 is the answer. Two bikes is more than two times better than one bike.
05-30-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,358
Posted By TrojanHorse

My guess is that with tires that size... you...

My guess is that with tires that size... you probably won't really notice a difference. It probably will mute some high frequency vibrations but I doubt there's any benefit in the "absorb road...
05-30-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,358
Posted By TrojanHorse

Nice! I agree with you about the proliferation...

Nice! I agree with you about the proliferation of black bikes. Bleh.

I see your saddle lasted about 10 seconds... :thumb:
05-24-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,681
Posted By TrojanHorse

I've only ridden an e-bike once and it was in...

I've only ridden an e-bike once and it was in Santa Cruz - had to get from the boardwalk back to the high school for some water polo tournament and traffic was horrible.
Hopped on a Jump bike ($1.73...
05-22-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,138
Posted By TrojanHorse

Newer riders tend to straddle their bike like...

Newer riders tend to straddle their bike like you're describing. A mixte style frame might alleviate that for you.

It sounds like you're jammed between the saddle and the bars as well as...
05-17-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,942
Posted By TrojanHorse

OK, this is hilarious - his bio from his IMDB...

OK, this is hilarious - his bio from his IMDB page is:

Known For

Dr. Phil
Himself - Crowdfunded Weight Loss Scammer
05-08-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,275
Posted By TrojanHorse

I've had a couple used carbon bikes in my day -...

I've had a couple used carbon bikes in my day - worked out great for me, hopefully you have the same experience. I've put 16,000 miles on the roubaix I bought used and it's still going strong!
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04-26-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,220
Posted By TrojanHorse

I just saw a post from his family on FB... seems...

I just saw a post from his family on FB... seems like yesterday.
04-17-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,942
Posted By TrojanHorse

He won't. He's never met an excuse he didn't...

He won't. He's never met an excuse he didn't like, he never met a troll he couldn't blame and he never met good advice he'd actually take.

I feel bad for his parents, although he's squarely...
02-14-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,329
Posted By TrojanHorse

Gratuitous dog pic time! My wife picked up Lucy...

Gratuitous dog pic time! My wife picked up Lucy (brittany) because Daisy (golden) was acting kind of mopey. I was out riding my bike at the time, that'll teach me. Both great dogs but Lucy is...
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