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Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By Princess_Allez

Mine is usually in the 890-900 range when it's...

Mine is usually in the 890-900 range when it's 70-90F outside. As long as it's within range 💁🏻‍♂️
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By Princess_Allez

Yellow king user here. They work well for me. I...

Yellow king user here. They work well for me. I only ride in fair weather though, and I don't have any extended, long descents. The first half-life of the pads wears quickly, but slows its rate after...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,515
Posted By Princess_Allez

Forgetting I have bikes on the roof is definitely...

Forgetting I have bikes on the roof is definitely a priority concern. That's a good reason to mount the rear tire to the rear window- that way you have a constant reminder something is there.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,515
Posted By Princess_Allez

that explains it! :roflmao:

that explains it! :roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,515
Posted By Princess_Allez

I love the cnc work and anodized look of the...

I love the cnc work and anodized look of the top-tier sea sucker. It looks like a komodo dragon. Its suggested use is for cars without roofs (convertibles), but can be used on any car; very nifty...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,515
Posted By Princess_Allez

I was thinking that there must be some logic...

I was thinking that there must be some logic behind the design/placement of the Seasucker cups. I assume it's for redundancy and overkill. It's more reassuring having 3 cups vs just 1 and it helps...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,933
Posted By Princess_Allez

I'll make the switch to Orange Seal as per your...

I'll make the switch to Orange Seal as per your advice. Stan's did seem to work fine with my old Mavic Yksion pro tire; better than the Mavic sealant.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,933
Posted By Princess_Allez

it's strange that no sealant came out. It seemed...

it's strange that no sealant came out. It seemed to be a sudden loss in pressure; maybe that's why no sealant came out. The only scenario I can imagine, where that would happen is a sudden loss in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,933
Posted By Princess_Allez

Stans sealant. There was some dried residue, but...

Stans sealant. There was some dried residue, but the majority of it was still intact. I don't know how to explain the flat aside from that tiny slash. There was no other damage to the tire. It was...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,933
Posted By Princess_Allez

As it turns out the sealant was not dried at all,...

As it turns out the sealant was not dried at all, nor was it lacking. The tire was mounted only 2-3 months ago. There was a puddle of sealant inside. The slash was very miniscule. One that you...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,933
Posted By Princess_Allez

Update: I spoke too soon about the old, Schwalbe...

Update: I spoke too soon about the old, Schwalbe Pro 1 MicroSkin tires. My front tire received a tiny slash that decompressed it. I was confused at first because I kept spining the tire looking for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By Princess_Allez

Specialized Sworks7 have an upper made from...

Specialized Sworks7 have an upper made from dyneema, which is extremely scuff resistant. I should have a bunch of toe overlap marks by now, but surprisingly none!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By Princess_Allez

with the female population, Yes. No woman wants...

with the female population, Yes. No woman wants an oompa loompa :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,515
Posted By Princess_Allez

In theory, you are correct, however, these sucker...

In theory, you are correct, however, these sucker racks claim to be uv resistant. Since the rack isn't left on the roof, exposed to uv radiation all day, I think it'll be fine. That was definitely a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,515
Posted By Princess_Allez

:lol: that should be the slogan for all sucker...

:lol: that should be the slogan for all sucker bike racks, "holds on like a possessed ex-gf or your money back [not really]!"
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
10-10-20, 01:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,515
Posted By Princess_Allez

I just received the sucker kit. I washed the car...

I just received the sucker kit. I washed the car and sprayed the cups with water before attaching them. I'm doing an overnight test for adhesion. The amount of suction/vaccum force is impressive. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,933
Posted By Princess_Allez

I have "standard" 19mm internal width. I guess...

I have "standard" 19mm internal width. I guess that means it should inflate true to size for me. My next set of wheels/bike will be 21mm internal to accommodate 28mm tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,933
Posted By Princess_Allez

how's the tire width when inflated? Is it true...

how's the tire width when inflated? Is it true the addix inflates true to size? I kinda like that the old pro 1 inflates slightly larger as it gives more cushion.
10-07-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,534
Posted By Princess_Allez

The incessant desire to purchase carbon titanium...

The incessant desire to purchase carbon titanium bits and talk smack on forums.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,933
Posted By Princess_Allez

I'm really enjoying the previous generation...

I'm really enjoying the previous generation Schwalbe Pro One TLE. All the bad reviews haven't applied to me [yet]. I've logged ~200 miles now and there doesn't appear to be any wear. I don't have any...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,821
Posted By Princess_Allez

I feel the same way, but to be fair, at the...

I feel the same way, but to be fair, at the beginning of a ride your legs are fresh.
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,515
Posted By Princess_Allez

like catastrophic fail? In person?

like catastrophic fail? In person?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,515
Posted By Princess_Allez

I just took a quick look at those items. The...

I just took a quick look at those items. The 1upusa is sold out until Nov and has a higher associated cost. The Kuat nv uses a tow hitch, which isn't something I'm looking for. I like the idea of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,515
Posted By Princess_Allez

They suggest using a silicone spray as an...

They suggest using a silicone spray as an adhesion promoter. I've also seen videos of people using water. Do you use either one of these methods?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,515
Posted By Princess_Allez

I've been using the strap-on Allen, trunk bike...

I've been using the strap-on Allen, trunk bike rack, but since the addition of deep section wheels the bike flutters and slaps the trunk. I use bungee cords to hold the bike frame to the mount, as...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,515
Posted By Princess_Allez

Rockbros sucker rack

Any experience? Positives/negatives? It's ~$120 less than a Seasucker; Prime shipping; and returns until Jan 2021. Is this a good area to save some coin, or is this a terrible idea to "cheap out" on?...
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.
10-03-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,329
Posted By Princess_Allez

Have you seen the plastic loop-type bike locks?...

Have you seen the plastic loop-type bike locks? That would be the best solution when out riding and you need to pop into a store or take a bathroom break.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,044
Posted By Princess_Allez

unless you're Thor, I highly doubt that :D

unless you're Thor, I highly doubt that :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,793
Posted By Princess_Allez

[Patiently waits for Whyfi to pop into thread and...

[Patiently waits for Whyfi to pop into thread and tell everyone how wrong they are] :popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,044
Posted By Princess_Allez

Rchung and Bah Humbug beefin' ! :D In the few...

Rchung and Bah Humbug beefin' ! :D
In the few posts I've made since joining ~1.5yr ago, I got my own taste with WhyFi....sometimes people just need to vent their real-life frustrations thru keyboard...
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.
09-27-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,269
Posted By Princess_Allez

I've used the fly6 ce a couple times now and in...

I've used the fly6 ce a couple times now and in various settings. It seems to lose connection with the headunit often and, upon reconnection, resets to a prior flash setting. This ends up killing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,744
Posted By Princess_Allez

woodcraft, as in the same woodcraft from...

woodcraft, as in the same woodcraft from 600rr.net?
09-23-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,354
Posted By Princess_Allez

I was just stating what works for me. If it...

I was just stating what works for me. If it doesn't bother you and you don't require using the drops, then that's good for you. For some folks, owning a $7k bike and not riding it like you stole it...
09-23-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,354
Posted By Princess_Allez

I saw a mother of two jogging against traffic...

I saw a mother of two jogging against traffic with her double-wide stroller. It made absolutely zero sense to me. She's putting her children at risk so she can see a head-on collision coming her way,...
09-23-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,354
Posted By Princess_Allez

I would never sacrifice use of the drops for a...

I would never sacrifice use of the drops for a mirror.
09-20-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,269
Posted By Princess_Allez

After reviewing the specs on the current Fly6 CE...

After reviewing the specs on the current Fly6 CE vs the upcoming V3, I decided to jump the gun on the older model. I updated the firmware to the most current version (1.1.26.084). I picked it up...
09-20-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By Princess_Allez

My Garmin Edge 820 combined with the Varia rtl510...

My Garmin Edge 820 combined with the Varia rtl510 picks up bicycles, just not as far a distance as it does cars. Cars are picked up at 100+ yards, while bicycles are probably around 10-20.
09-20-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 189,951
Posted By Princess_Allez

Ah, gotcha. I skipped thru most of the pages in...

Ah, gotcha. I skipped thru most of the pages in this thread and saw that you had mentioned a few coupon codes here and there. I was hoping there might be a current one. Thanks anyways. You're designs...
09-20-20, 01:14 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,354
Posted By Princess_Allez

you must not ride very aggressively.

you must not ride very aggressively.
09-20-20, 01:11 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 189,951
Posted By Princess_Allez

Any current coupon codes for Shapeways? I'm...

Any current coupon codes for Shapeways?

I'm thinking about picking up the Garmin varia SWAT mount. I want to shift it's position to the saddle. That way I can mount my Cycliq fly6 CE to the...
09-19-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,269
Posted By Princess_Allez

I'd say the cycliq fly6 [2nd or 3rd gen] would...

I'd say the cycliq fly6 [2nd or 3rd gen] would compliment the varia well. I'm waiting for the gen3 to be released this Nov.
09-18-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 58,370
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
09-18-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,010
Posted By Princess_Allez

I care as much as Shimano 105 allows me :D

I care as much as Shimano 105 allows me :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,759
Posted By Princess_Allez

This is what I was getting. It was failed to be...

This is what I was getting. It was failed to be mentioned. There IS a benefit to cf frames outside of weight reduction. They dampen high frequency road vibrations. That is worth paying the extra...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,759
Posted By Princess_Allez

I'll make sure to remember to air it out every so...

I'll make sure to remember to air it out every so often. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,759
Posted By Princess_Allez

you're a funny guy 😀...I've read some of your...

you're a funny guy 😀...I've read some of your other posts; very polarizing.
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