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06-07-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,904
Posted By Sy Reene

Gatorade is basically Kool Aid with salt and...

Gatorade is basically Kool Aid with salt and potassium added. Probably not hard to figure out a recipe with a packet or so of your favorite flavor kool aid, some sugar (and/or some maltodextrin...
06-06-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,665
Posted By Sy Reene

Let's use specific examples. eg. how would the...

Let's use specific examples. eg. how would the feel or riding characteristics differ between these 2 wheelsets. Leaving durability or robustness out of the question
...
05-30-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 16,616
Posted By Sy Reene

If the products we want or need cost less from...

If the products we want or need cost less from China, then more leftover money is available to go into savings or to be invested in some manner that can create more wealth.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,217
Posted By Sy Reene

In totalus totum, expensive jerseys are better...

In totalus totum, expensive jerseys are better fit and better looking than cheap jerseys. Though the best return IMO, is the expensive jerseys from this season, bought next season, when they're...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,289
Posted By Sy Reene

For about $5 you could get one of these seatpost...

For about $5 you could get one of these seatpost rings for just a bit of color in that area of the bike
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,704
Posted By Sy Reene

I've happened to wear an Aaron Rodgers jersey,...

I've happened to wear an Aaron Rodgers jersey, but somehow I'm never confused with the actual person. Don't know why that is.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,304
Posted By Sy Reene

Not sure if there's really a cost savings to...

Not sure if there's really a cost savings to unthreaded, but if the OP does want to attempt to save an partial cartridge for the couple hours or so he might have have left on his ride, I might hazard...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,304
Posted By Sy Reene

Not sure what you're thinking exactly, as most...

Not sure what you're thinking exactly, as most CO2s have only about enough gas to inflate one tube, OTOH, there may be sense in using a CO2 in conjunction with a mini-hand pump.. Eg. use the pump...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,741
Posted By Sy Reene

Sure, they're rideable, but just don't be...

Sure, they're rideable, but just don't be committing human error and riding over any pebbles or the like..
05-10-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 822
Posted By Sy Reene

Except anecdotally above, the PRO line's pad...

Except anecdotally above, the PRO line's pad which I assume is somewhere on the higher end is not maybe as well considered as the lower level offerings for comfort.. which is indeed a bit backwards
05-10-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 822
Posted By Sy Reene

+1 The green chamois below is what I got in...

+1 The green chamois below is what I got in recent PI "PRO" bibs (Escape). Not comfortable, vs. random other example (red) with channeling:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 302,009
Posted By Sy Reene

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,255
Posted By Sy Reene

I'll ride with the phone, and turned on. No, I...

I'll ride with the phone, and turned on. No, I can't imagine trying to use it though while riding. I typically will stop on the side of the road somewhere convenient if I need to respond to a text...
05-03-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,062
Posted By Sy Reene

I'm waiting for a "smart" version to come on the...

I'm waiting for a "smart" version to come on the market

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By Sy Reene

Came across this brand a while back. Appears to...

Came across this brand a while back. Appears to be a pretty solid offering, and a fairly clean solution if you also want to add on a camera underneath.

https://f3cycling.com/formmount
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-19, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By Sy Reene

Looking at the linked example, I'd guess you'd...

Looking at the linked example, I'd guess you'd want some assurance of the material itself used being of sufficient quality. I don't imagine any of the bits in this product's diagrams below are...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By Sy Reene

Yeah, I have a peloton as well. They fit the...

Yeah, I have a peloton as well. They fit the same. The SPF cap is though a slightly tighter weave (probably to maintain the SPF rating) so actually might be a tiny bit warmer. Peloton cap can be...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By Sy Reene

Mostly for sun protection I wear a cap or...

Mostly for sun protection I wear a cap or beanie.. lately using one of Giro's SPF Ultralight caps.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,707
Posted By Sy Reene

My concern, though currently unsupported, is that...

My concern, though currently unsupported, is that since BRR has become a well-known go-to review site, that the bike tire makers' marketing depts are aware of this, and will start getting their...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,691
Posted By Sy Reene

I'm good with my 520, though I like the bike...

I'm good with my 520, though I like the bike alarm feature in the 530. For me, a basic thing that hasn't been addressed (or is it now with these new models?):
1. Why if I load a route that I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,165
Posted By Sy Reene

I think TL should net to be a little lighter...

I think TL should net to be a little lighter after tubes are considered. Generally add 30-50 grams though for a TL rim wheelset build vs. regular clincher, and add something for sealant, but then...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,497
Posted By Sy Reene

Here are the 3 colors mentioned so far.. mind...

Here are the 3 colors mentioned so far.. mind you, you're looking at an RGB display
...
09-21-18, 07:24 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,007
Posted By Sy Reene

FYI, you're not really supposed to test the...

FYI, you're not really supposed to test the installation doing this
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