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Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By eduskator

You can't install it incorrectly unless you...

You can't install it incorrectly unless you hammer it in. The safety pin won't go in if the left arm is not slid into the spindle correctly.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By eduskator

Regardless of the device used to track your bike,...

Regardless of the device used to track your bike, the best way to not get it stolen aside from physically locking it somewhere is to never leave it off your eyesight.

GPS trackers are great, but...
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
05-01-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20,012
Views: 4,371,042
Posted By eduskator

(Finally) received the gravel bike yesterday...

(Finally) received the gravel bike yesterday after waiting for over 2 months. Worked on it a little yesterday and I am taking it for its first spin today!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 645
Posted By eduskator

Have you considered the wind in your equation?...

Have you considered the wind in your equation? Spring and Fall are definitively the worst seasons for this.

Tight clothes helps being more aerodynamic for sure. In terms of air density, cold air...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 926
Posted By eduskator

I believe Merlin Cycle has the Microskin for 35$...

I believe Merlin Cycle has the Microskin for 35$ USD a tire. A little more fragile, I agree!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 926
Posted By eduskator

28mm Schwalbe Pro One. Much better than the Conti...

28mm Schwalbe Pro One. Much better than the Conti crap.

My OEM Giant/Cadex tires were great, but not as close as the Pro One.
...
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, 06:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 681
Posted By eduskator

No. Time to get new ones! Must have been a really...

No. Time to get new ones! Must have been a really bad dog.
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, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 836
Posted By eduskator

Finding the perfect saddle is like finding the...

Finding the perfect saddle is like finding the perfect avocado at the grocery store, it's HARD. I know mine isn't perfectly fitted for my arse, but I never really figured out how to find the perfect...
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
04-26-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,032
Posted By eduskator

There's always that option, but it will cost you...

There's always that option, but it will cost you a few watts because of the increased drag.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20,012
Views: 4,371,042
Posted By eduskator

Finally received my repair/maintenance stand from...

Finally received my repair/maintenance stand from BikeHand. Currently working on the girlfriend's new gravel bike!
...
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
04-23-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By eduskator

Having to go back home with a single speed is...

Having to go back home with a single speed is usually painful enough to not forget it after :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By eduskator

Not the exact percentage, but the light color on...

Not the exact percentage, but the light color on the control unit will indicate a range of battery left. Unless you really want it, you can't really run out of charge. I charge mine every 2000kms...
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
04-22-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,699
Posted By eduskator

Judging by his level of matury, he probably works...

Judging by his level of matury, he probably works at McDonalds in the drive thru.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,680
Posted By eduskator

For me it's only to keep my hands warm. I wear...

For me it's only to keep my hands warm. I wear (or carry a pair) them when it's 10 or below (50f).
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,166
Posted By eduskator

As Phil Collins used to say... I can feel it...

As Phil Collins used to say... I can feel it coming in the air!

CF Water bottle holder is OK (probably fake CF anyways), but not rims.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20,012
Views: 4,371,042
Posted By eduskator

A mini Lezyne pump and (finally) a bicycle repair...

A mini Lezyne pump and (finally) a bicycle repair stand from Bikehand

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 636
Posted By eduskator

Thoughts on what exactly? What do you not like...

Thoughts on what exactly? What do you not like with your current pedals that you are looking for?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 02:36 PM
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, 08:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,868
Posted By eduskator

OP didn't specify, but he pushes 5000w as soon as...

OP didn't specify, but he pushes 5000w as soon as he gets out the saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 928
Posted By eduskator

Yeah, a drop or two on each roller is usually all...

Yeah, a drop or two on each roller is usually all that's needed. People tend to put a lot more than that.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,868
Posted By eduskator

What a BAD and UNRELEVANT question! Just...

What a BAD and UNRELEVANT question!

Just kidding (I am imitating some forum members here). Perhaps you should lean more towards the front of the bike when getting out of the saddle and attacking....
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...

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,699
Posted By eduskator

Yes! It's called ''Autohead'' if I recall...

Yes! It's called ''Autohead'' if I recall correctly.

It's an interesting theory.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,699
Posted By eduskator

I can't wait to get my arse roasted. I...

I can't wait to get my arse roasted.



I have the Giant Control Tower Boost (not a cheap one at all) and it does it. As soon as I plug the head, I can hear the nice sound of air inside the tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By eduskator

375k so far, longest ride being 52k. Still...

375k so far, longest ride being 52k. Still catching up the loss or cardio/endurance/strength caused by the winter. I didn't do much physical activity.

Spring has been very mild and sunny so far...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,699
Posted By eduskator

So I woke up this morning with my head a little...

So I woke up this morning with my head a little more rested than yesterday (gotta love Satur-Wine-Days!) and I figured out that I could simply pump the tire up to X pressure, disconnect it and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,699
Posted By eduskator

I am not sure to fully get what you are saying....

I am not sure to fully get what you are saying. As soon as you plug the pump's head on the valve, there is a loss of pressure inside the tire (air leaving the tire and going into the pump's hose),...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,699
Posted By eduskator

I was just wondering since when people started to...

I was just wondering since when people started to give their two cents instead of trying to answer the damn question.
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
04-18-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 928
Posted By eduskator

Oh my! And I thought I was cool with my overnight...

Oh my! And I thought I was cool with my overnight fuel soaking / WD-40 & Isopropyl alcohol rinsing. That guy is clearly killing it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,699
Posted By eduskator

How much air goes from the tire to the pump when you plug it on the valve?

I am trying to figure out how much air my tires lose between rides by using my floor pump's pressure gauge. I was always told it could be between 0 to 20PSI, but I have never verified.

The thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,013
Posted By eduskator

I was offering an option for transporting the...

I was offering an option for transporting the bike when moving with your rental since you said you didn't have space inside. For the airplane, I am not sure. You could always leave it boxed, and...
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, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By eduskator

DI2 should get 12sp way before 105 becomes...

DI2 should get 12sp way before 105 becomes electronic.
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
04-16-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By eduskator

Congratulations on the new bike. It looks great....

Congratulations on the new bike. It looks great. Glad to read that you seem to have found a good deal. With the shortage of bikes almost everywhere around the globe, prices skyrocketed on the used...
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