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09-12-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,081
Posted By Razorrock

You guys that wash after every ride, Do you own...

You guys that wash after every ride, Do you own multiple pairs? Do laundry 4 times a week or only ride once a week? Are you the same people that cleans your bike after every ride and wax the chain?
08-12-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,616
Posted By Razorrock

You will either get your bikes or the insured...

You will either get your bikes or the insured value. All these people asking for law suits or police reports are clueless. I ship stuff everyday with UPS and LTL freight. You will not get more than...
07-18-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,987
Posted By Razorrock

You haven't mentioned gears. I would think doing...

You haven't mentioned gears. I would think doing the same RPM in your bottom gear or a couple gears up would result in the latter being more efficient. Grinding up in the granny gear has never felt...
07-11-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,171
Posted By Razorrock

Yea that is pretty dumb. Everyone knows Red bikes...

Yea that is pretty dumb. Everyone knows Red bikes are the fastest.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Razorrock

There are lots of protected bike lanes to ride...

There are lots of protected bike lanes to ride safely. The Razorback Greenway runs from Bentonville all the way south to Fayetteville. Probably 45 miles one way. Lots of interesting things to see...
04-01-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,600
Posted By Razorrock

I ordered a Litespeed in 2020 during Covid. My...

I ordered a Litespeed in 2020 during Covid. My last bike that i bought came with a bike fit so I had paperwork with general measurements, nothing crazy. I sent it over and they recommended the size...
03-17-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Razorrock

I had a Speedster Gravel 10 probably 2017/18...

I had a Speedster Gravel 10 probably 2017/18 model. It had 105 with hydro disc for $1,800. Was a pretty good deal but just looked and new Speedster Gravel 10 retails for $3,500 and is still alloy...
03-11-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,618
Posted By Razorrock

I went with the $400 bike for my son at that age...

I went with the $400 bike for my son at that age with 6 spd twist grip. (Cannondale Quick 20) When he out grew it I had no problem selling it for 3/4 cost I paid. Name brand kids bikes sell quick...
02-10-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Razorrock

Lots of good road riding here. Check out this GCN...

Lots of good road riding here. Check out this GCN video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgGMjad19DU
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,061
Posted By Razorrock

In my case, I have very little experience in...

In my case, I have very little experience in buying a $2,000 wheelset. I searched by name brands that I've heard about or seen on other bikes, Enve, Zipp, Hed. I forgot about Reynolds and am checking...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,061
Posted By Razorrock

I'm looking for a carbon disk wheelset. something...

I'm looking for a carbon disk wheelset. something in the 35mm - 45mm deep running 32mm tires. (conti 5000) Enve or Zipp would be 1st choice but open to other manufactures. I keep running into...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,061
Posted By Razorrock

This is a trend I've noticed as well. I run tubes...

This is a trend I've noticed as well. I run tubes on my 32mm road bike. only have a flat every other year if that. I would like to get a nice set of Carbon wheels. Not wanting to switch to tubeless...
11-30-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,453
Posted By Razorrock

I ordered a Litespeed last summer in the middle...

I ordered a Litespeed last summer in the middle of covid shutdown. Doing my part to keep businesses busy (or so I told my wife)
Bought the bike for the Hydro DI2 Ultegra. When the bike finally...
11-23-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,211
Posted By Razorrock

A company near me does mirror polishing on Ti...

A company near me does mirror polishing on Ti bikes. I would love to have my Litespeed polished up but think it might be a nightmare trying to keep it looking good.
...
11-19-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,075
Posted By Razorrock

Here is my solution. Use the hangers that hold...

Here is my solution. Use the hangers that hold the pedels and you can get 3 high on a wall.
...
11-02-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,070
Posted By Razorrock

I use them every winter with regular shoes and...

I use them every winter with regular shoes and Race Face flat pedals. Probably going on 3 winters. They can be pretty tight so get the largest size and leave them on the shoes instead of taking them...
10-27-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 724
Posted By Razorrock

Not an adult bike but Salsa makes a Journeyman 24...

Not an adult bike but Salsa makes a Journeyman 24 gravel bike. If you have a younger kid to pass it down, It might make a good comprise.
...
09-23-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,560
Posted By Razorrock

I have the Thule Classic T2. It's a brute but...

I have the Thule Classic T2. It's a brute but works well and reliable.

I needed a 3 bike rack now that my kid is older and came across the Kaut Transfer. Transfer Hitch Rack | Küat Racks | Bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,458
Posted By Razorrock

What's the odds on the 11 spd DI2 systems being...

What's the odds on the 11 spd DI2 systems being able to upgrade to the 12 spd cassette?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,309
Posted By Razorrock

I rode over a discarded political yard sign...

I rode over a discarded political yard sign several years ago. It was laying flat on the ground and didn't think anything about it. Luckily the front wheel rolled over fine but i must have been...
06-14-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,110
Posted By Razorrock

Here is something I have noticed. I fill 2...

Here is something I have noticed.

I fill 2 polar type bottles with ice from home then top off with water, so probably 1/4 water 3/4 ice. I drink from one until it is empty. a lot of times there is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By Razorrock

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x900/image_a691c36b5c65ff16b97d9a0d4839fe99e413802f.png
Sirrus 4.0 meets your specs but it's $1,400 and good luck finding one.
05-14-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By Razorrock

Get some padded riding shorts or padded underwear...

Get some padded riding shorts or padded underwear to wear under regular shorts.

I wear full kit when I ride but when I ride with the family I wear padded tights under regular shorts. Last week I...
05-13-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509
Posted By Razorrock

I ghost ride the third just in case one gets...

I ghost ride the third just in case one gets stolen:lol:

My 10 year old is also with us..
05-11-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509
Posted By Razorrock

Thanks Snotrub, sounds a lot like what i'm used...

Thanks Snotrub, sounds a lot like what i'm used too. I read these post on here how people have to lock their bikes up with 3 different locks and wasn't sure what that area is like.

We're staying...
05-11-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509
Posted By Razorrock

Advice on locks for Colorado trip

I'm going to Colorado Springs & Estes Park this summer with the wife and bikes. We would ride to restaurants and such. How bad is bike theft there and what locks would you recommend. I would need to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,834
Posted By Razorrock

I think this is more of a Ti thing. When I first...

I think this is more of a Ti thing. When I first got a Titanium bike I cleaned and put a coat of wax on it like I had done on all of my previous bikes, but it would show finger prints and sweat...
04-02-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,237
Posted By Razorrock

Either of those bikes will be fine. Just keep an...

Either of those bikes will be fine. Just keep an eye on the rear wheel, specifically where the spoke goes into the rim. They will start to pull on the rim eventually and a crack will form. Once you...
02-15-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,733
Posted By Razorrock

I would say that Hydraulic Disc is the game...

I would say that Hydraulic Disc is the game changer. anything with a cable is not in the same class.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,507
Posted By Razorrock

How much elevation are you doing? For me doing...

How much elevation are you doing? For me doing 40-50 miles within 16/17 mph is no problem with 2,000 ft of elevation, but change that to 4,000 ft and I would struggle to hang with the group. Granted...
01-29-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,679
Posted By Razorrock

Following up with the fix if anyone else has this...

Following up with the fix if anyone else has this problem.
No matter what I did it would say "Bluetooth LE connection was interrupted. Try connecting again" with the e-tube app.

I went into my...
01-27-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,679
Posted By Razorrock

When I first set it up, it made me add/change the...

When I first set it up, it made me add/change the passcode. Now when I try it has never made it far enough to ask for one.

I have tried both ways, logging in and not. Both ways sees the DI2 but...
01-27-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,679
Posted By Razorrock

DI2 won't connect to E tube

I added an EW-WU111 wireless unit to my Ultegra DI2 bike. Loaded E-TUBE on my iPhone and connected no problem. I have a Garmin computer that is connected as well.
Been riding for awhile with no...
12-22-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,323
Posted By Razorrock

I had the same thing happen while fishing. This...

I had the same thing happen while fishing. This big fly kept buzzing around me. Didn't think much about it until it bit me through my t-shirt!

I've been stung several times on bike rides. One flew...
12-09-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,677
Posted By Razorrock

Last September a man died while riding the Big...

Last September a man died while riding the Big Dam 100 ride in Little Rock AR. Had a flat on a down hill section and lost control. He was the president of a local cycling club.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 958,272
Posted By Razorrock

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1081/litespeed_2_beadecbe5635ecfd456a5e1877153ec95291f1fd.jpg
12-08-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 3,727,147
Posted By Razorrock

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x900/litespeed_1_8fd376a2faee4af3f30c39acd83cc69a624f2f85.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,189
Posted By Razorrock

Di2 ready and internal wiring are 2 different...

Di2 ready and internal wiring are 2 different things. All the bars listed above only have a hole in the last couple of inches by the bar ends. the wire runs on top of the bar, from the hole and to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,189
Posted By Razorrock

Cheap integrated DI2 wiring handle bars

I've got a DI2 set up with the junction box under the stem right now. I've purchased the EW-RS910 bar end junction and EW-WU111 wireless unit. I plan on placing the wireless unit in the bars. I have...
09-28-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,318
Posted By Razorrock

Teaching my kid to ride a bike when he was 6. Got...

Teaching my kid to ride a bike when he was 6. Got tired of jogging around the neighborhood to keep up and dragged my 20 yr old mtn bike out of the shed. Instantly fell back in love with cycling....
09-22-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,030
Posted By Razorrock

I have the ultimate Fred shoes I wear. New...

I have the ultimate Fred shoes I wear. New Balance 1500T2. Running shoes with flat tread and a Boa closure. You can even order in Wide widths.

If you want firm non flexing soles don't get them. I...
09-22-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,083
Posted By Razorrock

You guys are forgetting about the conservation of...

You guys are forgetting about the conservation of energy. I may use more energy climbing but nobody beats my fat butt down the hill. When i'm in group rides, everyone is tucked but i'm sitting...
09-10-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By Razorrock

Not sure if you checked out the Litespeed...

Not sure if you checked out the Litespeed Ultimate Gravel. They have a decent sale going on right now. It shows 45mm on 700c & 2.0 on 650B.

I just got in my Litespeed Cherohala last week that I...
08-28-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By Razorrock

Thanks guys, that's what I figured. Can't wait to...

Thanks guys, that's what I figured. Can't wait to get off work to go play!
08-28-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By Razorrock

Waxing a Ti Bike

I'm getting in a new Litespeed. First Ti bike I've had. On my other painted bikes I always put on a coat of wax before first ride to make washing in the future easier. Do I need to do this with...
08-25-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,623
Posted By Razorrock

I went from a "fast" hybrid to a drop bar bike a...

I went from a "fast" hybrid to a drop bar bike a couple of years ago. Like you, I could hang with a lot of the local road rides. The deciding factor for me was fighting the wind. I ride mostly solo...
08-14-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,834
Posted By Razorrock

Litespeed, made in Chattanooga, TN.

Litespeed, made in Chattanooga, TN.
08-10-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,955
Posted By Razorrock

E-Bike takes down Simon Cowell

ABC News (https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/simon-cowell-accident-renews-bike-safety-concerns-sales/story?id=72269495)

Crazy sounding accident. Simon Cowell brakes his back in multiple places in his...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27,078
Views: 17,871,506
Posted By Razorrock

Hot!

Hot!
06-24-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Razorrock

I use the Neoprene covers over sneakers all the...

I use the Neoprene covers over sneakers all the time. Just order the largest size. non-cycling shoes are usually bulkier.
Shoe Covers...
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