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Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By cycledogg

I have the Aero 60 and love it!:thumb:

I have the Aero 60 and love it!:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 499
Posted By cycledogg

Thanks for the insight. FYI: My "old skool" glue...

Thanks for the insight. FYI: My "old skool" glue procedure is what I also call 24/12/12. Clean the rim as good as possible, I prefer as-new surface, then apply the first thin coat on the rim and let...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 499
Posted By cycledogg

Old Skool Tubular glue user has Question about Tubular Tape

So I have been using glue to mount tubulars for over 20 years and have now thought about using tape. I plan to use Effetto Mariposa - Carogna Tubular Tape because I hear it is one of the best on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,803
Posted By cycledogg

Since I do not know what you paid for the SL6,...

Since I do not know what you paid for the SL6, I'll assume somewhere around $3200. Add the up grade quote of $3600 that brings the total to $6800. You also said it is less than one year old (still...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,803
Posted By cycledogg

My thought exactly!

My thought exactly!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,803
Posted By cycledogg

Not sure what you paid for the bike "as-is" but...

Not sure what you paid for the bike "as-is" but it looks like it sells for around the price of your upgrade quote. I would think you could buy another bike, for about 1K more than what you originally...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,722
Posted By cycledogg

My Cannondale Evo

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/2_ac463c7fd90f1d1282a04d7cfb55596817c45e1f.jpg
I built this myself from the frame up. Let 'er rip, tator chip!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By cycledogg

Gee, Wally, I don't see the problem.

Gee, Wally, I don't see the problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By cycledogg

Man throws bike in front of Giro breakaway - PLEASE tell me why!?

Disaster averted after spectator drops bike in front of Giro d'Italia breakaway | Cyclingnews.com...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,596
Posted By cycledogg

Some say 50 is best. I prefer 35-38. I have 25 to...

Some say 50 is best. I prefer 35-38. I have 25 to 50 and seem to get the best "all around" from my Zipp 303. Light, not too deep, not too shallow. YMMV
Cheers
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,722
Posted By cycledogg

Can't tell much other than the blue Ram truck has...

Can't tell much other than the blue Ram truck has duel exhaust and you ride near water. Better presentation would help decide the status of the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,722
Posted By cycledogg

Hot, wished it had a better back ground. Oh,...

Hot, wished it had a better back ground. Oh, thanks for not going disc! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By cycledogg

https://www.bikeinn.com/bike/bryton-rider-530e/136...

https://www.bikeinn.com/bike/bryton-rider-530e/136793687/p?utm_source=google_products&utm_medium=merchant&id_producte=6775067&country=us&gclid=EAIaIQobChMImOS31au04gIVWuDICh1X1ACuEAYYASABEgLPPfD_BwE&g...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,722
Posted By cycledogg

It's getting there. I would like to see some...

It's getting there. I would like to see some different wheels though. And the chain is displayed wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By cycledogg

What do you mean by other settings?

What do you mean by other settings?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By cycledogg

I have the Aero 60. I've had it for 2 months now...

I have the Aero 60. I've had it for 2 months now and no problems yet, though I have not used it's full potential. I can say it's easy to set up thru my phone app. As of now, I like it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,704
Posted By cycledogg

:eek:

:eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 601,400
Posted By cycledogg

Check out Bryton Aero 60.

Check out Bryton Aero 60.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,722
Posted By cycledogg

Not debating the "upgrades". Just not "the...

Not debating the "upgrades". Just not "the hottest bike in the thread". A nicer crank would bring it up a notch.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,722
Posted By cycledogg

Says you, Ultegra cranks does it unjust.

Says you, Ultegra cranks does it unjust.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,719
Posted By cycledogg

Proper hygiene :rolleyes:

Proper hygiene :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,722
Posted By cycledogg

Gumwalls and DB, meh:innocent:

Gumwalls and DB, meh:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,454
Posted By cycledogg

I advise against this tactic. It will cause...

I advise against this tactic. It will cause problems and increase your chance to ruin your frame. There is no significant advantage to performing this technique.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,454
Posted By cycledogg

Is there an advantage for doing this? :foo:

Is there an advantage for doing this? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,219
Posted By cycledogg

I believe it's a 2004. But as DOS said, it has...

I believe it's a 2004. But as DOS said, it has information on the BB.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,261
Posted By cycledogg

My phone is on, but I never use it to call or...

My phone is on, but I never use it to call or text. Unless I pull over to take a short rest, I "might" pull it out if I'm expecting a call or have a need to make one. Folks know when I'm on the bike,...
05-02-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,528
Posted By cycledogg

Out with the bad blood, in with the new blood....

Out with the bad blood, in with the new blood. That's how I do it. :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,557
Posted By cycledogg

I REST MY CASE: Friction differences between 1X and 2X drivetrains

https://www.velonews.com/2019/05/bikes-and-tech/gear-issue-friction-differences-between-1x-and-2x-drivetrains_493185

I'll keep my 2X drive train for the road. :thumb:

On a side note, "re-lubed...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,249
Posted By cycledogg

So why are so many folks leery and cautious about...

So why are so many folks leery and cautious about buying older used carbon wheels (or any carbon bike parts, forks and handlebars to mention a few) if carbon is this oh so strong material? If it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,249
Posted By cycledogg

Mr. Psimet, I know you are a true wheelsmith but...

Mr. Psimet, I know you are a true wheelsmith but I do not have to true my wheels often. Yes, having a true wheel is a pet peeve of mine, but I do not "over-true" my wheelsets. I use various high end...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,249
Posted By cycledogg

Disagree. All my carbon rims are not accurate...

Disagree. All my carbon rims are not accurate smooth. With in tolerance, yes, but true as my alloy rims, no. I can true up an alloy rim within .05mm. Carbon not so much. The brake surface on a carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,249
Posted By cycledogg

Which will last longer? Carbon or alloy wheels?...

Which will last longer? Carbon or alloy wheels? That's my concern. :foo:
04-23-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By cycledogg

From the look of the pic, there is still some...

From the look of the pic, there is still some good threads left for the retaining ring. Get another ring, and put some grease on the inside surface before installing. Try again. If there are not...
04-22-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,431
Posted By cycledogg

Better truing stand than Park Tool TS-4 or TS-4.2

I'm looking for a good truing stand and would like to know if there are any as good as the Parks TS-4? Preferably one that is less expensive.
Cheers
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,249
Posted By cycledogg

What I'm saying is alloy wheels in my opinion...

What I'm saying is alloy wheels in my opinion last longer than carbon wheels. And if I were given a choice of the two, considering age, I would spend my money on the alloy set.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,249
Posted By cycledogg

I have a set of Mavic Open Pro CD and Mavic MA2...

I have a set of Mavic Open Pro CD and Mavic MA2 wheels, both laced to Shimano Ultegra hubs, both doing well. Hand built in the late 90's. As just mentioned, Spinergy Rev-X wheels were the cutting...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,249
Posted By cycledogg

Which would you buy, a twenty year old alloy rim,...

Which would you buy, a twenty year old alloy rim, or a twenty year old carbon rim? Both rims were well taken care of. Neither rim was abused. I would get the alloy rim. JMHO
Cheers
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-19, 12:08 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By cycledogg

Assuming the OP is new to cycling, they may not...

Assuming the OP is new to cycling, they may not be aware of what "cable stretch" is. So, yes, the LBS manager (or mechanic) is correct about the approximate mileage for a return schedule tune-up....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,722
Posted By cycledogg

I see you have 2 other road bikes in your sig, do...

I see you have 2 other road bikes in your sig, do they look like this in fit? If so, have you ever considered one size smaller?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,460
Posted By cycledogg

It was said that Vanmarcke was involved in a...

It was said that Vanmarcke was involved in a crash, braking and or putting the RD in crash reset mode. The team car had trouble getting up to Vanmarcke to reset his RD. Still, electronic groups seem...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 864
Posted By cycledogg

SRAM Purchases Powertap

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/product-news/sram-purchases-powertap-exist-alongside-quarq-power-meter-product-family-419725

Seems like SRAM is trying to create a ****poly on bike products....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By cycledogg

Well, I think it's too small. But, on the other...

Well, I think it's too small. But, on the other hand, from the pics it looks like that bike will need a lot of TLC! And being 3 hours away, I also think you could find something just as good or...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,722
Posted By cycledogg

Kinda, sorta defeats the purpose of posting a pic...

Kinda, sorta defeats the purpose of posting a pic of your bike in this thread. So if I get someone to take a pic of my bike and I post it here, does that mean it's "off limits" to critique or...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,730
Posted By cycledogg

Don't use it, never have. 30+ years of road...

Don't use it, never have. 30+ years of road riding.
Cheers
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By cycledogg

The RX100 shifters gave problems down the road...

The RX100 shifters gave problems down the road form use. They would tend to "stick" and not shift. The common solve would be to flush them with WD40. There is a chance these may not be working or...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,722
Posted By cycledogg

(NOTE: I did not take this photo, so there's no...

(NOTE: I did not take this photo, so there's no need to comment on the specifics of the photo.)
Well then, why did you post it? :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 416
Posted By cycledogg

SRAMano = SRAM + Shimano

Can't we all just get along? When will Campy buddy up to Shimano or SRAM.

https://www.velonews.com/2019/04/news/shimano-di2-sprint-shifters-on-sram-etap-axs_492010
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By cycledogg

Absolutely! I would say the CAAD4 was the biggest...

Absolutely! I would say the CAAD4 was the biggest improvement for Cannondale. Then the migration to Carbon.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,599
Posted By cycledogg

The Honey Badger doesn't care....;)

The Honey Badger doesn't care....;)
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