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Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,515
Posted By Princess_Allez

Suction cups passed the overnight test with...

Suction cups passed the overnight test with flying colors. Now time to sack up and transport the bike [fingers crossed]... will update with [horror/positive news] story.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,515
Posted By Princess_Allez

Against all odds, I will be giving the IPT...

Against all odds, I will be giving the IPT suction bike rack a try. It only has one, large front suction cup; it has no redundancy. I did a little research on Amazon and it would seem they specialize...
10-03-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,285
Posted By Princess_Allez

Make sure to cough in their direction as you pass...

Make sure to cough in their direction as you pass for maximum effect.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,044
Posted By Princess_Allez

Have you tried Powermetercity.com ? I just bought...

Have you tried Powermetercity.com ? I just bought a Stages gen3 R7k 105 a week ago.
09-18-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 58,368
Posted By Princess_Allez

Rode SART this morning -for the first time- from...

Rode SART this morning -for the first time- from San Bernardino to Riverside/Corona and back. Pretty cool little trail and not a half-bad workout, especially with headwinds.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,700
Posted By Princess_Allez

me, my 52cm bike and 130mm stem take offense to...

me, my 52cm bike and 130mm stem take offense to this :D, but seriously, it wasn't until I started riding a bicycle that I realized my legs are short -for my height- and my torso and arms are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,052
Posted By Princess_Allez

I switched the medium jerseys out for large- boy...

I switched the medium jerseys out for large- boy am I glad that I did. As much as I wanted to be, I was definitely not a medium :lol: ...I did my first ride using the RSR shorts and Fastlane jersey....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,700
Posted By Princess_Allez

I ride a 52cm and I feel the same way about it. I...

I ride a 52cm and I feel the same way about it. I don't think frame geometries look good until 54 or larger...if only God had gave me longer legs...le sigh
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 02:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,084
Posted By Princess_Allez

free aero race

free aero race
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,084
Posted By Princess_Allez

don't do it. Rapha core sucks compared to...

don't do it. Rapha core sucks compared to Castelli. I have both. I bought the rapha kit first, otherwise I'd wear all Castelli.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,280
Posted By Princess_Allez

I went from an 11-28 to and 11-34. It makes me...

I went from an 11-28 to and 11-34. It makes me wonder how I was able to manage hills before the change. I really enjoy having a bail-out gear and a 30 tooth for when I want a steady, uphill pace that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By Princess_Allez

These were the two bikes I cross-shopped. I ended...

These were the two bikes I cross-shopped. I ended up with the Allez Sprint since I got a better deal on it. It's my only road bike experience, but it's easy to sense that it's overly stiff when...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,289
Posted By Princess_Allez

The best reason for upgrading wheels is to go...

The best reason for upgrading wheels is to go tubeless; aerodynamics second; weight third. Wait, scratch that. Looks first, then everything else proceeding :D
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,290
Posted By Princess_Allez

You'd have better luck adding an intake, header...

You'd have better luck adding an intake, header and exhaust.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 02:09 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,993
Posted By Princess_Allez

Lots of wussies responding in this thread. I ride...

Lots of wussies responding in this thread. I ride my motorcycle at speed with earbuds in; dragging knee in the canyons. If I can do that, then I sure as hell can ride a bicycle with earbuds in :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,877
Posted By Princess_Allez

My k-edge chain catcher didn't prevent a drop....

My k-edge chain catcher didn't prevent a drop. All it did was make putting the chain back on the ring impossible without a tool.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,309
Posted By Princess_Allez

I used clinchers for my first few months of...

I used clinchers for my first few months of cycling. In that time I had a couple flats from goat heads. I got sick of repairing/replacing tubes. I made the switch to tubeless and haven't looked back....
09-03-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 66,873
Posted By Princess_Allez

I naturally tended to use these techniques during...

I naturally tended to use these techniques during hard-braking, especially when traveling downhill. It works wonders.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,197
Posted By Princess_Allez

That's me! :lol:

That's me! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,267
Posted By Princess_Allez

This is good info. I did both of these upgrades...

This is good info. I did both of these upgrades and it really does transform the way the bike rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,941
Posted By Princess_Allez

I'm betting all the manufacturers are aware of...

I'm betting all the manufacturers are aware of the BB30 creak and they, therefore, don't warranty it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,498
Posted By Princess_Allez

Proper canyon etiquette is always a nice surprise.

Proper canyon etiquette is always a nice surprise.
08-17-19, 12:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,163
Posted By Princess_Allez

Sometimes my knees hit my gut when I'm pedaling...

Sometimes my knees hit my gut when I'm pedaling in the drops, so ya, I kinda am :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,694
Posted By Princess_Allez

I watched a video on youtube that explained why...

I watched a video on youtube that explained why taller profile rims are prone to more flex. The guy had a jig setup and tested multiple sets of wheels. He also concluded that spoke tension has little...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,569
Posted By Princess_Allez

I was in the same boat. I noticed Castelli has a...

I was in the same boat. I noticed Castelli has a lot of long obtrusive tags. I cut them all off. If it leaves any residual paper behind, make sure to cut in a semicircular fashion. That way there's...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,286
Posted By Princess_Allez

I ride for the same reasons and wonder the same...

I ride for the same reasons and wonder the same thing. Thus far, using passive observation, the answer is no, it's not worth it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,793
Posted By Princess_Allez

Who knew so much creaking can come from so many...

Who knew so much creaking can come from so many places :foo:

I took the bike to the lbs. I decided to address the issue head-on using money. I installed a Praxisworks BB. Here's to hoping it...
07-13-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,040
Posted By Princess_Allez

:roflmao: funny, yet true.

:roflmao: funny, yet true.
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