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Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,640
Posted By spilot101

"Let's go for the overcut. I'm staying out,...

"Let's go for the overcut. I'm staying out, guys!"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,640
Posted By spilot101

I just got some 2 days ago. Different compound. ...

I just got some 2 days ago. Different compound. Will definitely last longer.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,640
Posted By spilot101

That's wild that you were able to get 3,000 miles...

That's wild that you were able to get 3,000 miles (4,800km) out of them...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,640
Posted By spilot101

I hear ya. I'm still rocking the clinchers so...

I hear ya. I'm still rocking the clinchers so getting them on/off smoothly - especially when getting a flat - makes a big difference. Yes, the older gen are way more sturdier... so I stocked up on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,640
Posted By spilot101

It's the hardest one in the new line-up :o

It's the hardest one in the new line-up :o
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,640
Posted By spilot101

Yeah... funny thing is, it's supposed to be the...

Yeah... funny thing is, it's supposed to be the "all-weather" tougher tire. I'm afraid to imagine how the "Race" version will wear....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,640
Posted By spilot101

Heads up on Pirelli's "F1 Technology...."

As we've all heard by now, Pirelli's cycling tires are "developed by the same team of engineers who work on the Formula One tires." As an F1 fan, I'm definitely in :eek: To top that off, these tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By spilot101

delete

Double post
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,045
Posted By spilot101

Thanks for the heads up

Thanks for the heads up
08-02-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By spilot101

Awesome. Exactly the type of info I was looking...

Awesome. Exactly the type of info I was looking for.
08-02-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By spilot101

Is it worth (100g for $80)

Getting some carbon aero wheels and there's an option for Sapim CX-Ray spokes for $79 extra (and weight saving from 1781g to 1684g). Given that these wheels are mainly for straight speeds (I have my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 12:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,045
Posted By spilot101

Great, thanks. I've alSo been looking at some...

Great, thanks. I've alSo been looking at some Hunts... Heard good things about them
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 12:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,045
Posted By spilot101

Yeah, I tried to track down this brand (last...

Yeah, I tried to track down this brand (last week) but that ebay seller no longer has the shop. So much mystery haha
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,045
Posted By spilot101

Yes, I was looking into Superteams but their...

Yes, I was looking into Superteams but their width is mainly 23mm... I was looking for something in 25mm.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By spilot101

Thanks for all the input. I decided to toss this...

Thanks for all the input. I decided to toss this one...why play around with safety.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,045
Posted By spilot101

Good point. I'm referring to the carbon wheels...

Good point. I'm referring to the carbon wheels sold on ebay.com directly from China, generally in the $300-500 range... also known as the "Ebay Carbon Wheels" in some tight circles:D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By spilot101

Is this tire cooked?

Or is it fairly savable. The tread of this Turbo Cotton
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 12:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,045
Posted By spilot101

Ebay Carbon Wheels

Howdy, any success stories with some ebay carbon wheels? Cheers
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,401
Posted By spilot101

That's exactly what got my thinking ball...

That's exactly what got my thinking ball rolling....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,401
Posted By spilot101

I hear you on the puncture resistance (which is...

I hear you on the puncture resistance (which is why I actually decided to change for 4s). I'm not too concerned with 2-3 watts, however, 5~6 watts (per tire) is starting to get quite significant......
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,246
Posted By spilot101

Too true. Always good to make sure your pocket...

Too true. Always good to make sure your pocket pump can grab it as well. Had no problems with the 42s back at the house, but when I got my flat - different story. Luckily there was a bike shop 2k...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,401
Posted By spilot101

Cool. Any recommendations on the latex tubes?

Cool. Any recommendations on the latex tubes?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,401
Posted By spilot101

That's exactly what I've gathered as well. ...

That's exactly what I've gathered as well. Cheers!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,401
Posted By spilot101

True. Actually, I rode the very same tire for...

True. Actually, I rode the very same tire for about a year on my previous bike. Then I put the 28 Contis 4 Seasons and realized what difference can the tires make (even though the 4 Seasons are very...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-21, 02:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,401
Posted By spilot101

Rolling resistance

My new bike came with 25mm Conti GPs and I'm contemplating whether or not should upgrade to Pirelli P Zero Velo (I also have a set of 25mm Velo 4s, hence why they're featured in the comparison chart)...
05-21-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By spilot101

Great info, thank you!

Great info, thank you!
05-21-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By spilot101

Ok, upon further research, I've realized that...

Ok, upon further research, I've realized that this must be the lock ring spacer.

Interestingly enough, I haven't seen anything about the lock ring spacers in any of the videos that I've checked...
05-21-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By spilot101

Interesting.. aka "Enter 11-s World"

Got my new 11s 105 bike with an 11-34 cassette (unfortunately, that was the only option)... Put it up on my Wahoo Kickr to dial in the fitting and noticed that the cassette was a bit loose. Then I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-21, 01:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By spilot101

Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By spilot101

Visibly more agressive design?

Would you say that the black bike (CF 7) appears to be more more aggressive? Same size bikes.... the headtube is 15mm shorter, the fork seems to have less of an angle and the stack is slightly...
04-27-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,071
Posted By spilot101

Thanks!

Thanks!
04-27-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,071
Posted By spilot101

BB Question

I'm looking at a bike and it's speced as having:

Bottom bracket

Token Ninja Lite BB4124 PF86.5
Thread-Fit Technology reduces chances of bearing misalignment. BB86 Road standard, compatible...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,526
Posted By spilot101

Mine are underestimated by 80~100w

Mine are underestimated by 80~100w
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By spilot101

True, although I still wouldn't mind getting down...

True, although I still wouldn't mind getting down to which of the Ultimate models would be more or less close to my Endurace
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By spilot101

That definitely makes sense. So if I'm...

That definitely makes sense. So if I'm experiencing a bit of lower back tightness with my current rig, would throwing some extra spacers be a good move, or would the 17 deg. 100mm stem be a more...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By spilot101

Thanks for all the feedback - good stuff ...

Thanks for all the feedback - good stuff



I was looking for something more lively, lighter and easier to corner. The Ultimate would be about 1.8kg lighter.
I don't have any extra spacers or...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 03:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By spilot101

PS. While my current bike works for the most...

PS. While my current bike works for the most part, too much time in the drops aches my lower back a bit. Perhaps another question could be.... which of the two Ultimate XL vs Ultimate XXL is less...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 02:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By spilot101

Geometry Question

So I'm 195cm (6'4") with an inseam of 99cm / 64cm arms - (long legs with a normal upper body). Currently living in Korea where sizes stop at L.... So I've had Canyon Endurace 2XL for the past few...
03-03-21, 12:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By spilot101

Luckily, this is a great shop (I've purchased...

Luckily, this is a great shop (I've purchased about 5 items from them in the last month) and they're sending me a spacer asap!
03-02-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By spilot101

That would be cool, but the two cassettes that...

That would be cool, but the two cassettes that aren't in use are 11-34, which don't have a removable spacer. I found one on Ebay (from the same seller) and am waiting on the response. We shall see...
03-02-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By spilot101

100% sure haha

100% sure haha
03-02-21, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By spilot101

Shimano's misfire?

Just received a new CS-HG500-10s 12-28 cassette and it appears to have no spacer between 14 and the [15-28] block. From my 3 previous experiences with the HG500 cassettes, higher gears past the main...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 04:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,524
Posted By spilot101

I changed my chain in less than 4000km (since i...

I changed my chain in less than 4000km (since i bought this bike). I do suspect that I've done some cross chaining in my early kms. Not whole lotta time on the hills but I've had some. It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,524
Posted By spilot101

Thanks!

Thanks!
02-24-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By spilot101

Doesn't feel rough... Everything is ...

Doesn't feel rough... Everything is re-tightened. I checked the chainrings as well - nothing is loose. I thought I saw lateral movement of my chainrings under full load, hence why I checked for...
02-24-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By spilot101

Yea... started out as a smaller creak and now...

Yea... started out as a smaller creak and now it's turned into a bit of a clattering noise.
02-24-21, 03:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By spilot101

Time for a new bb?

https://vimeo.com/516135388
Started making this sounds (under load) a few days....
02-24-21, 03:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 183
Posted By spilot101

Time for a new bb?

double post - no "delete" option for some reason
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,030
Posted By spilot101

[QUOTE=RChung;21937502]Max power occurs neither...

[QUOTE=RChung;21937502]Max power occurs neither at max force nor max rpm. Max power usually occurs somewhere near (max rpm)/QUOTE]

Funny, I noticed a similar tendency with my Zwift data, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,030
Posted By spilot101

I agree. Shifting up totally kills the momentum...

I agree. Shifting up totally kills the momentum and that's why I've been a fan of just staying in a higher gear on the last 1000m or so, in the past. I've just changed my difficulty level from 50%...
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