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Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By upthywazzoo

Yes, the BR-9170 calipers will work. You can also...

Yes, the BR-9170 calipers will work. You can also use the Ultegra BR-8070 calipers. The cheapest I've seen a BR-9170 set has been either used or on aliexpress.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By upthywazzoo

Would you ever be riding in snow or ice?

Would you ever be riding in snow or ice?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By upthywazzoo

Second this. After installing both eTap and Di2,...

Second this. After installing both eTap and Di2, the ease of the eTap installation was apparent. Yes, with Di2 you go from two shift cables to one e-tube cable poking out the frame. But, that one...
09-21-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 333,138
Posted By upthywazzoo

This past July, I was riding in the early morning...

This past July, I was riding in the early morning in a bike lane, on the way to a bike trail--maybe 15-16mph. Sunday morning traffic volume is typically very low. Next thing I know, I'm waking up in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,635
Posted By upthywazzoo

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,452
Posted By upthywazzoo

Probably thought you were trying to "assert...

Probably thought you were trying to "assert dominance". It's whatever, you do you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,308
Posted By upthywazzoo

Good riddance. Threaded is the way to go.

Good riddance. Threaded is the way to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,446
Posted By upthywazzoo

Haha, I figured that's what Indyfabz was going to...

Haha, I figured that's what Indyfabz was going to segue into.. Yeah the end of Pantani's life was tragic, but dude still has the Alpe D'Huez record, so there's that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 415,385
Posted By upthywazzoo

Ugh, that super sucks. The housing market in...

Ugh, that super sucks. The housing market in Chicago seems to be absurdly hot right now (where are people getting all this money??). People making blind offers left and right on properties they...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 415,385
Posted By upthywazzoo

It might! ;)

It might! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By upthywazzoo

I have ordered two frames from a company called...

I have ordered two frames from a company called Waltly. If you want I can tell you more about my experience over a PM but you could simply copy the Caad geometry you like and add other features as...
07-15-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,218
Posted By upthywazzoo

Very true. From how it reads, it seems that he...

Very true. From how it reads, it seems that he was expecting the vehicle to stay on the right shoulder and instead it turned left and he crashed into the driver side door. It reads as though it's the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By upthywazzoo

You sure can! Check this chart out...

You sure can! Check this chart out https://di2center.com/2019/02/12/di2-compatibility-mix-ultegra-dura-ace-xt-and-xtr-across-series/

As for the ease of install, you can definitely do it on your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,679
Posted By upthywazzoo

This is gorgeous. Sometimes tan-wall just...

This is gorgeous. Sometimes tan-wall just completes the look in a way an all-black tire would not....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,827
Posted By upthywazzoo

Hah! There's a cyclist that lives nearby my...

Hah! There's a cyclist that lives nearby my cousin whose Strava profile says "KOMs are earned, not stolen". I think some people get butthurt when they tried really hard for an hour, got a KOM--and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By upthywazzoo

Building is fun. Custom paint is really fun. New...

Building is fun. Custom paint is really fun. New bike is going to be cheaper overall rather than putting it all together yourself. And yes, repainting voids the warranty. Ever thought of custom TI...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By upthywazzoo

I don't suppose you could measure them, like at a...

I don't suppose you could measure them, like at a home depot or something? Pinarello appears to ship both 5mm and 6mm screws, according to eBay.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 12,955
Posted By upthywazzoo

Sometimes when you're trying to get up to the...

Sometimes when you're trying to get up to the leading group, holding onto a sticky package from the UPS truck can really help you out.

That sounds wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,568
Posted By upthywazzoo

If riding in the middle of the peloton, wouldn't...

If riding in the middle of the peloton, wouldn't the 404 aero advantage be trivialized?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 372,749
Posted By upthywazzoo

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By upthywazzoo

I would also side with the mid-level Allez.

I would also side with the mid-level Allez.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 12,955
Posted By upthywazzoo

This is interesting. Don't you feel more at risk...

This is interesting. Don't you feel more at risk drafting in a TT position?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 12,955
Posted By upthywazzoo

North of Calvary Cemetary (where the trail begins...

North of Calvary Cemetary (where the trail begins to enter Evanston and the fancy residential neighborhood) is where traffic begins to clear up. Once at the Bahai temple, the trail really opens up...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 12,955
Posted By upthywazzoo

Okay, fair enough. I'm not the OP nor a mod.

Okay, fair enough. I'm not the OP nor a mod.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,864
Posted By upthywazzoo

Lake is legit. I have the wide version of the...

Lake is legit. I have the wide version of the CX237, which have been great. I'm also using Superfeet insoles.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,568
Posted By upthywazzoo

Personally I'm a lot more worried about getting...

Personally I'm a lot more worried about getting doored, a car making a sudden right turn, a pedestrian not looking both ways before crossing the bike lane, etc etc than my chinese wheels randomly...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,568
Posted By upthywazzoo

+1 Pretty much this. Even though...

+1

Pretty much this. Even though Conservation of Momentum would dictate that the energy required to keep two geometrically identical bodies of mass in motion would be the same, regardless of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,705
Posted By upthywazzoo

Wouldn't this be dependent on the road surface...

Wouldn't this be dependent on the road surface and sprung weight? As shown in the article linked, rolling resistance/friction increases with surface roughness. If friction is a function of the area...
06-22-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,971
Posted By upthywazzoo

Why does it seem like everyone in this thread C&V...

Why does it seem like everyone in this thread C&V is 6'2" and up? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,497
Posted By upthywazzoo

Funny story...I ordered a custom gravel titanium...

Funny story...I ordered a custom gravel titanium frame for my wife, based on the geometry of a Canyon Grail. I discovered after ordering it that she was no longer about the drop bar life.... so we...
06-19-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By upthywazzoo

Super cool, I love mine! I make it a point to...

Super cool, I love mine! I make it a point to compliment Lemond riders when I see them :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,128
Posted By upthywazzoo

You really do have a taste for these snarky...

You really do have a taste for these snarky little putdowns, lol. They're not necessary to this dialogue and just make you seem insufferable, which I'm sure you aren't.

I think context matters...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 239,595
Posted By upthywazzoo

I had an inconvenient situation, ordering my...

I had an inconvenient situation, ordering my wheels at the end of January from the Global Warehouse, right before Covid-19 shut everything down. Every delay imaginable happened. I was finally able to...
06-08-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 2,463,148
Posted By upthywazzoo

2001 Lemond Zurich

Haven't posted in a while. I had been riding an '89 Schwinn Paramount that I adored, but a couple years ago it was stolen out of my garage. Some time later, an eBay search alert popped up for "Lemond...
10-21-14, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,171
Posted By upthywazzoo

My first real bike was a 1983 Schwinn Traveler...

My first real bike was a 1983 Schwinn Traveler that I used in college. I'd never had a road bike before so this was a totally new experience for me. I went through a phase where I was spending...
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