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05-07-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By DaveSSS

I use Shimano grx cranks with the +2.5mm...

I use Shimano grx cranks with the +2.5mm chainline corrected with spacing washers. They make a 48/31 in the 810 series and a 46/30 in the 610 series. I get the same 30/36 low gear as a sram wide...
05-06-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By smashndash

Just wanna point out that with Eagle, I believe...

Just wanna point out that with Eagle, I believe you have to use a 1x setup officially. I think I've seen a 2x eagle floating around somewhere. Maybe it's possible with some modifications. But I...
05-02-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By icemilkcoffee

1. The RD5701 will not work with the 11 speed STI...

1. The RD5701 will not work with the 11 speed STI shifter because the 11 speed groupsets have different pull ratios.
2. As Katsup pointed out, the larger 34T 11 speed cassettes will go on 8-10 hubs....
05-01-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By Badger6

I'm glad you figured out I meant end caps....dang...

I'm glad you figured out I meant end caps....dang typos!

As for the DT Swiss compatibility...I remember being equally baffled by it all. But, having been a user of DT Swiss wheels for several...
05-01-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 419
Posted By JohnDThompson

Hanger alignment tools use the wheel as a...

Hanger alignment tools use the wheel as a reference plane, so I suspect if you use the same wheel to ride that you used to align the hanger, it won't matter.
04-30-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By Iride01

If you already have them, there is no reason why...

If you already have them, there is no reason why you can't try them and see for yourself. Might be for the way you ride and other factors that they'll do fine. Don't ride like a bat out of hell your...
04-30-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By chaadster

sorry, I mean if the hub spacing is correct for...

sorry, I mean if the hub spacing is correct for your frame, there is no dishing change required, and XD, Shimano 11, or XDR will all fit.
04-27-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By wolfchild

It would of never happened if you used a Schrader...

It would of never happened if you used a Schrader valve with custom made aluminium cap.
04-27-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By Berg417448

My suspicion would be that something you didn't...

My suspicion would be that something you didn't notice got stuck in the spokes and broke the spokes and snapped off the presta valve.
04-24-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,521
Posted By Gresp15C

If you're as civil on the bike paths as you are...

If you're as civil on the bike paths as you are in this forum, then you should definitely warn people of your presence.
04-24-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,521
Posted By wgscott

1. Yes 7. My Chris King hub >> bell. ...

1. Yes
7. My Chris King hub >> bell.

Morons with bells like to over-use them, which means I have to cary a frame-pump to stick in their spokes.
04-20-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,269
Posted By katsup

You may have this problem with two 6 bolt hubs as...

You may have this problem with two 6 bolt hubs as well. You can buy shims one of your wheelsets to match the rotor position of the other.
04-20-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 747
Posted By cyccommute

I’m not “interpreting” your words. You posted...

I’m not “interpreting” your words. You posted those exact words and the context is quite clear. If you think your intent is harmless, you are deluding yourself.

Here’s a test: read your exact...
04-20-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 747
Posted By cyccommute

I read your post. Your meaning is quite clear....

I read your post. Your meaning is quite clear. Like I said, if you have used “random person”, there would have been no problem. Saying “random female” says something else entirely.



Odd, this...
04-20-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,748
Posted By Kapusta

The problem with the term “Hybrid” is not that it...

The problem with the term “Hybrid” is not that it is a dirty term, but rather it is a vague, meaningless term that basically includes almost any bike with flat bars that is not an actual MTB, and...
04-19-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,329
Posted By gregf83

Age has a Minimal Effect on the Impact...

Age has a Minimal Effect on the Impact Performance of Field-Used Bicycle Helmets (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28462479/)
04-19-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 747
Posted By cyccommute

Let’s not be sexist, okay? I’ve had numerous XY...

Let’s not be sexist, okay? I’ve had numerous XY chromosome individuals at my local co-op who are clueless about the various doohickeys on a bicycle. I’ve also worked with numerous XX chromosome...
04-19-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 747
Posted By cxwrench

True, but if you go into a bike shop and ask for...

True, but if you go into a bike shop and ask for a front derailleur for a braze on mount they'll immediately know what you need. Same if you ask for a direct mount front derailleur, they'll know it's...
04-19-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,269
Posted By mstateglfr

Maybe some Compass/RH slick tires in 38 would...

Maybe some Compass/RH slick tires in 38 would work well? You would have the size for gravel and they reportedly roll very well for pavement. Or Panaracer GravelKing slick in 38. Even Panaracer...
04-17-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By cxwrench

It looks like they're putting more material on...

It looks like they're putting more material on the road rotors to deal w/ heat better. Both of them have stainless rotors on aluminum spiders. I should know this but I don't...it looks to me like...
04-16-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,616
Posted By guachi

Color is critical. I paid extra for a Trek...

Color is critical. I paid extra for a Trek Project One bike in just the right color
04-16-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,616
Posted By UCantTouchThis

:thumb: I should add that looking at bikes,...

:thumb:

I should add that looking at bikes, I think they all look nice. Would even be hard to choose a color. :D
04-16-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,616
Posted By AlmostTrick

Am I the only guy who doesn't care that you don't...

Am I the only guy who doesn't care that you don't care? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,056
Posted By billridesbikes

Packing and shipping my bike to the hotel is my...

Packing and shipping my bike to the hotel is my preference if I’m doing an event. Packing my Bike Friday for casual riding is my other go to since it packs into a suitcase, costs nothing to fly with,...
04-15-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,378
Posted By prj71

That's what most of us do anyways. At least I...

That's what most of us do anyways. At least I have been for 20+ years. Other than groceries I pretty much buy everything online. Mostly from Amazon and Ebay and few online bike stores.

Cheaper...
04-15-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,965
Posted By genejockey

I've never experienced that, but I have...

I've never experienced that, but I have frequently experienced the Omnidirectional Headwind.
04-15-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,000
Posted By chaadster

Sidepulls? So you had to change the brakes back...

Sidepulls? So you had to change the brakes back and forth from Vs or cantis, too?! Phew! that was a crapload of parts and work, man, so no wonder I don’t remember anyone doing that. Most of us...
04-15-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,965
Posted By seypat

How old are you? Once you hit 50, it's all...

How old are you? Once you hit 50, it's all downhill from there.
04-15-21, 04:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,304
Posted By Illgot

This looks like what I may be looking for. If...

This looks like what I may be looking for. If they work well I'll probably have them modified with vented pockets. Thanks.
04-14-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 673
Posted By SalsaShark

Most FD downtube shifters are friction,...

Most FD downtube shifters are friction, non-indexed and will work with almost any front deraileur, regardless of the number of chainrings.
04-14-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By Iride01

I'm not, all my old bikes had toe overlap. Except...

I'm not, all my old bikes had toe overlap. Except for maybe the cruiser style frame I had as my first bike.

It's definitely a thing from long ago that is not a problem except to those that never...
04-14-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By caloso

I have had toe overlap on almost every road bike...

I have had toe overlap on almost every road bike I’ve ever owned. It’s worse if you have fenders for the rain. It is what it is. You get used to it.
04-14-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By Iride01

When does the front wheel hit your shoes? While...

When does the front wheel hit your shoes? While stopped or while riding? Unless you ride slower than a person can walk, I'd think it unlikely you are going to turn the wheel far enough for...
04-14-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By 3alarmer

...this ^^^. If I got rid of all the bikes in the...

...this ^^^. If I got rid of all the bikes in the garage with overlap, I could get it down to a more manageable number of bicycles. When you pause as you ride, establish the habit of resting your...
04-14-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By cxwrench

You now have 'toe overlap'. I have had it on...

You now have 'toe overlap'. I have had it on every road and track bike I've ever had. It is no where near as serious as you seem to think it is. Thousands of riders deal with it every day.
04-14-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By blakcloud

There are two routes you can go with this. The...

There are two routes you can go with this. The first is to use an swivel extender. Like this one (https://www.etrailer.com/s.aspx?qry=Swivel+Hitch&furl=-vw-1-pg-Hitch_Adapters).

The other way is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,106
Posted By Eric F

For road-side tire inflation needs, I haven't...

For road-side tire inflation needs, I haven't carried a pump in decades. My back-pocket tool kit includes one CO2 cartridge and an adapter. If I get in trouble after that, I have a cell phone. On...
04-13-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,476
Posted By dwmckee

Nice! Did you have your technique down so you...

Nice! Did you have your technique down so you could jam on the horn button with your knee! It is a shame kids now have little interest in the freedom of a bike... My friend's bike with the Bendix...
04-13-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,304
Posted By Koyote

You don’t need new pants. You just need to walk...

You don’t need new pants. You just need to walk and carry your bike from the left side – the side that does not have a chain ring.
04-12-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Badger6

11-speed index shifting is no less...

11-speed index shifting is no less reliable/accurate than 10-speed, and is no more difficult to adjust. I doubt a new cable is going to solve the issue (it could, but isn’t the cable you’d be...
04-12-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,522
Posted By tomato coupe

You don't want to hurt their feelings? The whole...

You don't want to hurt their feelings? The whole point of cycling is to crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their women.
04-12-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,522
Posted By KPREN

To which I reply. "You needn't feel sorry for me,...

To which I reply. "You needn't feel sorry for me, I don't feel I am cheating myself one damned bit. But thanks for caring".

Never say " That's not fair" Because when you hear those words you are...
04-12-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,522
Posted By woodcraft

Heh. I think it was a different mag with letters...

Heh. I think it was a different mag with letters that had: I spotted a nice road racing bike rider passing by. He was in forward body lean position...and going pretty fast!
04-12-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,476
Posted By dwmckee

That was it! Must have been a Bendix then. I...

That was it! Must have been a Bendix then. I was too poor to have one back then so I was on a single speed. Who knew I was a cool single speeder before it was so fashionable!
04-12-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,304
Posted By guachi

Change your pedals.

Change your pedals.
04-12-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,522
Posted By indyfabz

You need to give them the look before passing.

You need to give them the look before passing.
04-12-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 197,648
Posted By TeamJAB

Yes, my CCCs in 700 were right on the weight from...

Yes, my CCCs in 700 were right on the weight from the Boyd website. I also have the Altamonts and they are as true as the day I bought them 4 years ago. I rode them as gravel wheels until the CCC...
04-12-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,304
Posted By dr1445

back in the old days there were metal pants clips...

back in the old days there were metal pants clips to prevent such events.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 40,648
Posted By veganbikes

If someone wants to buy a generic frame go for...

If someone wants to buy a generic frame go for it...whatever it is your choice but why in the hell would you put fake stickers on it to portray It as something it is not? If you really want to put...
04-09-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,972
Posted By Wilbur76

Considered it but the Redshift stem doesn’t give...

Considered it but the Redshift stem doesn’t give me the cockpit height I still needed. TBH it’s more about getting a little extra bar real estate to spread my hands over, then it is about road buzz....
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