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Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,032
Posted By eduskator

But what's ''right''? That is the question!

But what's ''right''? That is the question!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20,012
Views: 4,371,042
Posted By eduskator

Should have bought a ROAM then :)

Should have bought a ROAM then :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By eduskator

+1 on that. I tried a few combination (65F/70R,...

+1 on that. I tried a few combination (65F/70R, 69F/70R and 70F&R) and I'm good at 68/70. Even 70/70 is OK. My hands don't mind extra stiffness, but my arse likes it as soft as possible.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By eduskator

I switched from Giant (Stans = Giant (or the...

I switched from Giant (Stans = Giant (or the other way around?)) to Muc-Off this year and Muc-Off is clearly thicker. It also has crystal particles in the mix to help seal a puncture.

So far so...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By eduskator

Stans and Muc-Off sealant are different, but they...

Stans and Muc-Off sealant are different, but they are both latex based and work the same way. You should be fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By eduskator

Is your setup tubeless or are you using inner...

Is your setup tubeless or are you using inner tubes? If tubeless, you should be good IMO.

I am 180lbs, running 28mm TL tires on 19.4mm internal width hookless rims and I run 68PSI front & 70PSI...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,166
Posted By eduskator

I had rims on my first Honda Civic when I was 16...

I had rims on my first Honda Civic when I was 16 that cost more than the car itself! :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,032
Posted By eduskator

I like my loud hub because I don't need a bell....

I like my loud hub because I don't need a bell. You don't even need to announce yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,680
Posted By eduskator

Now that's a nice way to recycle old sunglasses!

Now that's a nice way to recycle old sunglasses!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,699
Posted By eduskator

Yup. As I said a few pages back, I am always...

Yup. As I said a few pages back, I am always surprised when people give their opinion on the relevance of a question / thread instead of answering or trying to answer the question.

Makes me wonder...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,699
Posted By eduskator

I don't think the loss of pressure is...

I don't think the loss of pressure is considerable enough to be a concern. The valve closes at the speed of light when you remove the pump's head.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,559
Posted By eduskator

Schwalbe Pro One, Addix Race Compound (28mm)....

Schwalbe Pro One, Addix Race Compound (28mm). Currently using them with Muc-Off Sealant and it's holding its air pretty well (better than with Giant / Stans sealant at least).
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,699
Posted By eduskator

Let's all calm down, everything will be OK. We're...

Let's all calm down, everything will be OK. We're having fun here; that's what matters.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,699
Posted By eduskator

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/512x384/cc6bbad2_e0db_43b6_914e_bf6372efc53c_833359bfdba7535c338fc1f64fbe0d15fe3b3358.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By eduskator

It is not common at all and I don't think you...

It is not common at all and I don't think you should be asking that question on a bike forum. I would consult a physician if I were you. It could be a lots of things; low sugar, low blood pressure,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,699
Posted By eduskator

As I said in my initial post, I know I can buy a...

As I said in my initial post, I know I can buy a gauge to read directly at the valve. That does not answer my question though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,013
Posted By eduskator

Have you considered roof storage? I'd buy a roof...

Have you considered roof storage? I'd buy a roof top cargo bag from Amazon, install it on the roof and put the bike in there. Aside from being a little less aerodynamic, the only thing you would lose...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,019
Posted By eduskator

A tax that's also taxed when you win! ;) Never...

A tax that's also taxed when you win! ;) Never understood that of the great US of A.

Off topic, I know :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 928
Posted By eduskator

What you see is gunk coming out of the internal...

What you see is gunk coming out of the internal part of the chain. It's a mix of the old lube, dirt trapped inside and the new lube. If you want a perfectly clean chain, soak it in fuel overnight,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,442
Posted By eduskator

I am not, even if it's the best lubricant out...

I am not, even if it's the best lubricant out there. My chain, chainrings and cassette are always 100% clean though. All you need to do is wipe it off after every ride. Literally takes 15 seconds.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,316
Posted By eduskator

Google is indeed a man's best and worst friend at...

Google is indeed a man's best and worst friend at the same time. Last time I had a headache I googled my symptoms and it told me I had a brain cancer. Well, that escalated quickly!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20,012
Views: 4,371,042
Posted By eduskator

I had to remove the valve cores once mounted to...

I had to remove the valve cores once mounted to add the sealant (I inflated them without sealant) and they both stayed bead-locked even with no air.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20,012
Views: 4,371,042
Posted By eduskator

A set of 28mm Schwalbe Pro Ones from Merlin...

A set of 28mm Schwalbe Pro Ones from Merlin Cycle. Can't wait to try them.

I was very pleased with how easy they mounted on my hookless SLR wheels as compared to my previous Giant / Cadex tires. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By eduskator

Just when I thought you only had friends on this...

Just when I thought you only had friends on this forum!

For what it's worth, I do appreciate your friendly advices :beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,409
Posted By eduskator

At least you will know what to do if you get too...

At least you will know what to do if you get too many flats.

Keep in mind that the sealant will also ''self-repair'' small punctures - it's another plus (and a big one if you ask!) of running a TL...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,236
Posted By eduskator

If that someone calls this an issue, he/she must...

If that someone calls this an issue, he/she must be very spatial!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By eduskator

Hello knee pain :)

Hello knee pain :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,236
Posted By eduskator

Never heard of anyone having issues with DI2....

Never heard of anyone having issues with DI2. Seems like it's built like a tank.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By eduskator

It was most likely a nice way to say they didn't...

It was most likely a nice way to say they didn't want to help you.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,373
Posted By eduskator

Rear tire will always wear out first because of...

Rear tire will always wear out first because of the weight distribution. It is the same thing on a motorcycle. Buy 3 tires, it'll save you some hassle!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 957
Posted By eduskator

Ride longer, more often and harder! The more you...

Ride longer, more often and harder! The more you will ride, the better you will get. The hardest is to get out of your comfort zone and stay there as long as you can. For me, it's all about riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By eduskator

The real question from weight weenies is... how...

The real question from weight weenies is... how much weight did you end up adding? :)

5 micro grams for 2 full coats seems unreal!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,489
Posted By eduskator

+1 on that. However, the majority of those who...

+1 on that. However, the majority of those who were infected have fully recovered so far and this is good news for mankind. Will they develop other illnesses in a few months / years and will there be...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27,000
Views: 17,185,403
Posted By eduskator

2021 TCR Pro 0 Disc ...

2021 TCR Pro 0 Disc
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1626/tcr2021_147d1a0cee475a229662087d30fce475ae150944.jpg

2021 Revolt 2 (Alloy) as my commuter / daily ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By eduskator

At this point in time, I would also recommend...

At this point in time, I would also recommend going with the best LBS available that has the bike you like most. It is not easy to shop a new bike right now, but take your time and go with your gut...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20,012
Views: 4,371,042
Posted By eduskator

I bought a N+1 over the weekend that I should get...

I bought a N+1 over the weekend that I should get in a few weeks. I managed to find one that was still available through special orders at a nearby Giant store. Not sure how's the market in your...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,768
Posted By eduskator

Still better than chest hair and belly fat! :lol:

Still better than chest hair and belly fat! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,104
Posted By eduskator

Two mistakes here : 1) Don't go tubeless and 2)...

Two mistakes here : 1) Don't go tubeless and 2) Buy GP5Ks
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By eduskator

Did you use a pressure washer to remove the...

Did you use a pressure washer to remove the grease leak? I am guessing grease leaked on your forks at the bottom of your head tube?

Unwanted friction is causing the sound so chances are that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By eduskator

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By eduskator

I feel your pain... Last time this happened to...

I feel your pain... Last time this happened to me, I was going for my longest - and fastest - ride ever (you know, these days where you wake up extra confident and you feel like you're a pro riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,228
Posted By eduskator

Shifting to the small ring before you actually...

Shifting to the small ring before you actually need it. Takes a lot of practice and in my case, it took a lot of repeated rides to actually get to know the topography of my riding area by heart and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,327
Posted By eduskator

-Smart trainer (if I can get my hand on one) ...

-Smart trainer (if I can get my hand on one)
-New helmet - Bought yesterday
-New stiffer shoes
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,054
Posted By eduskator

That was my initial reaction when reading the...

That was my initial reaction when reading the post... Jeez!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,861
Posted By eduskator

Don't put words in my mouth here buddy, I didn't...

Don't put words in my mouth here buddy, I didn't say it was better, I said it was MORE EXPENSIVE :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,861
Posted By eduskator

The more expensive is the bike, the louder the...

The more expensive is the bike, the louder the sound will get! :D 105 should not be THAT loud, however... There's either something wrong with your bike OR you've never heard what a loud freehub is.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 17,406
Posted By eduskator

Electronic shifting thread turning into a SRAM vs...

Electronic shifting thread turning into a SRAM vs Shimano rivalry thread!

Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla, doesn't matter, both are good :) lets make peace!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 17,406
Posted By eduskator

Judging by your answers on this thread, you seem...

Judging by your answers on this thread, you seem to be carying a lot of stuff my friend. Hope you're not forgetting water bottles?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 17,406
Posted By eduskator

Yah. Too fast = higher risk of issues. I like the...

Yah. Too fast = higher risk of issues. I like the default speed.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 17,406
Posted By eduskator

No maintenance needed, auto-trim FD, quicker and...

No maintenance needed, auto-trim FD, quicker and smoother shifting. The list could go on and on!
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