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11-27-19, 03:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,360
Posted By ebow3d

Well, there is a "one country, two systems"...

Well, there is a "one country, two systems" agreement until 2047. This gives Hong Kong its own judicial and economic system, while military is handled by the PRC.

Anyway, that has nothing to do...
11-26-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,360
Posted By ebow3d

I, and many other cyclists, often buy bike parts...

I, and many other cyclists, often buy bike parts on Aliexpress.
Btw, not all product there are knock-offs. I personally hate fake/kock-off products.
11-26-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,360
Posted By ebow3d

I don't mind if they can't/won't ship the item...

I don't mind if they can't/won't ship the item that I just paid for. I do mind that they refuse to give back my money!

When the same thing happened on eBay (more than once) I got my money back,...
11-25-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,360
Posted By ebow3d

I stay out of politics. I just find it strange...

I stay out of politics. I just find it strange that after seven years experience on Aliexpress, suddenly I have five items that the sellers tell me they cannot ship to me, and they cannot refund to...
11-25-19, 01:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,360
Posted By ebow3d

Buying on Aliexpress

Just a little heads up for those who shop on Aliexpress. I have bought more than a hundred items on Aliexpress over the last couple of years. However, I live in Hong Kong and currently China is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-19, 01:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By ebow3d

Buying on Aliexpress

Just a little heads up for those who shop on Aliexpress. I have bought more than a hundred items on Aliexpress over the last couple of years. However, I live in Hong Kong and currently China is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-18, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,435
Posted By ebow3d

I use a Garmin Edge 510 for the bike, and Fenix...

I use a Garmin Edge 510 for the bike, and Fenix 5x for everything else. I find the watch display too small to read at my age.
Its nice to have both Garmin devices so that they upload to the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-18, 12:29 AM
Replies: 27,150
Views: 17,663,315
Posted By ebow3d

^^^ Nice Ridley!

^^^ Nice Ridley!
10-02-18, 11:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,060
Posted By ebow3d

[/left][/center] Actually that is not the same...

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Actually that is not the same thing at all. When Adobe switched to subscription based products, they did not make their previous product obsolete, like Photobucket did. That is the...
10-01-18, 11:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,060
Posted By ebow3d

Yes, it's hard to believe that a bunch of...

Yes, it's hard to believe that a bunch of educated business people would get together and make a dumb decision like that. Did they really think they were going to get any kind of customer loyalty...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-18, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 449,586
Posted By ebow3d

Not a very bright day, but still a good ride. ...

Not a very bright day, but still a good ride.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/giant_tcr_01_9fa94f5eb2db1c663ad80522c8361d187c8eb1ce.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-18, 03:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,219
Posted By ebow3d

^ My run of the mill Giant TCR Advance with...

^ My run of the mill Giant TCR Advance with Ultegra groupset is 7.3kg (16 pounds) Quite a bit lighter than all the expensive steel bikes above.
I like classic bikes, but enjoy riding modern bike far...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,257,691
Posted By ebow3d

Nice bike, but it looks like it is too big for...

Nice bike, but it looks like it is too big for you. The saddle is almost as high as the handle bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-18, 11:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,781
Posted By ebow3d

I've got an older bike with Ultegra 9-speed. It...

I've got an older bike with Ultegra 9-speed. It shifts really smooth as the gear cables are still external, so low resistance. Only problem is that the rubber hoods are now getting pretty sticky from...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-18, 03:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,276
Posted By ebow3d

Well,I have the CX1 with Ultegra and Chinese...

Well,I have the CX1 with Ultegra and Chinese wheels and I'm quite happy with...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-17, 03:34 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,257,691
Posted By ebow3d

Here's my Colnago CX-1. Unfortunately just a...

Here's my Colnago CX-1. Unfortunately just a cellphone photo, but hey, maybe it distracts from the previous heated debate.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4555/24974281868_b6edbecd96_k.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-17, 02:23 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,257,691
Posted By ebow3d

I think it pretty hot, except for the handle bars.

I think it pretty hot, except for the handle bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-17, 02:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,036
Posted By ebow3d

Yes, I too would suggest Garmin Edge 25. Also,...

Yes, I too would suggest Garmin Edge 25. Also, don't bother with Bluetooth devices, they lag, which is particularly irritating when you're at your max heart rate.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 11:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,461
Posted By ebow3d

Really? Based on your experience? I have bought...

Really? Based on your experience? I have bought many items on Aliexpress over the last few years with no problems from the sellers at all. They are very concerned about getting positive feedback....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-17, 10:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,192
Posted By ebow3d

This: "Beat up used carbon wheels are...

This: "Beat up used carbon wheels are sketchy."
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-17, 10:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,046
Posted By ebow3d

This guys explains it well: ...

This guys explains it well:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ueN6HNR5YE
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-17, 10:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,461
Posted By ebow3d

I have bought from these people. They were the...

I have bought from these people. They were the most reasonable at the time and good service.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-17, 03:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,790
Posted By ebow3d

Yes, my Chinese rims still look new after almost...

Yes, my Chinese rims still look new after almost a year. Clearly they use a better clearcoat and releasing agent.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-17, 02:34 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,257,691
Posted By ebow3d

And now the bottles and bag disappeared. ...

And now the bottles and bag disappeared.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4366/36506847521_4481c14dc1_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XBZ8Tx)20170611_123926 copy (https://flic.kr/p/XBZ8Tx) by Eddie Brown...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-17, 02:16 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,257,691
Posted By ebow3d

Well, it is Friday afternoon. I'm bored and...

Well, it is Friday afternoon. I'm bored and hungover in the office and really want to lay down now. So here's a pic of my bike. I know its a bit over geared, and there's a bag and water bottles, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-17, 02:16 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,257,691
Posted By ebow3d

^You didn't do a good job on the gumwalls.

^You didn't do a good job on the gumwalls.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-17, 09:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,212
Posted By ebow3d

He does run his own chain rings, because he can...

He does run his own chain rings, because he can get away with it. The rest of Team Sky use full Dura Ace groups.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-17, 04:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,212
Posted By ebow3d

The Tour de France was just won on an F10 with...

The Tour de France was just won on an F10 with Dura Ace groupset.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 03:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,976
Posted By ebow3d

The Garmin Fenix 3 and 5 work well. You can get...

The Garmin Fenix 3 and 5 work well. You can get handlebar mounts for it pretty cheaply too.
If I didn't already have an Edge 510, I would've just used my Fenix 5.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-17, 12:54 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 24,094
Posted By ebow3d

Personally, I would insist that they send me the...

Personally, I would insist that they send me the correct goods as per order. Let them know that you are posting the progress on this forum and they would most likely just send you a new frame. Most...
06-27-17, 12:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,055
Posted By ebow3d

If you watch this video, then carbon is clearly...

If you watch this video, then carbon is clearly the stronger option:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5eMMf11uhM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-17, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 449,586
Posted By ebow3d

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4283/35112975262_9d2...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4283/35112975262_9d2829ca77_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VuPbed)Tung Chung, Hong Kong (https://flic.kr/p/VuPbed) by Eddie Brown...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-17, 07:38 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,257,691
Posted By ebow3d

Hot. And I like the pink bartape. It would look...

Hot. And I like the pink bartape. It would look bland and boring with black or yellow tape.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-17, 01:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By ebow3d

Lol, not serious, just a little snarky, since it...

Lol, not serious, just a little snarky, since it was my 217th post.
06-08-17, 01:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,020
Posted By ebow3d

http://www.eb3d.org/IMG_3187.JPG I built...

http://www.eb3d.org/IMG_3187.JPG

I built this retro Peugeot with Ultegra 9 speed a few years back. It really does shift great - smooth and precise. So if shifting performance is what you're after,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-17, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By ebow3d

It would've been my first post, if I didn't make...

It would've been my first post, if I didn't make another 216 posts before that.:)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-17, 09:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,544
Posted By ebow3d

I'm pretty sure it was is less effort to tighten...

I'm pretty sure it was is less effort to tighten a seat post, than to complain about it online.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-17, 08:34 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,175
Posted By ebow3d

For interest sake, why would carry a $1 bill?...

For interest sake, why would carry a $1 bill? What would you do with only $1?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-17, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By ebow3d

It's going to be hard to find any cycling apparel...

It's going to be hard to find any cycling apparel with any reference to Italy on it. Maybe try and find a country that is more passionate about the sport.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-17, 08:37 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 23,501
Posted By ebow3d

Fortunately the OP can afford this stuff. I say...

Fortunately the OP can afford this stuff. I say "fortunately", because, now we can follow a nice thread of a potentially awesome build.:thumb:
01-04-14, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7,154
Views: 938,170
Posted By ebow3d

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12-11-13, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7,154
Views: 938,170
Posted By ebow3d

A random pile of wheels along a hiking trail near...

A random pile of wheels along a hiking trail near Mui Wu, Hong Kong.
12-02-13, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,128
Posted By ebow3d

other than that, what do you like about the bike?...

other than that, what do you like about the bike? :-)
12-02-13, 06:54 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,890
Posted By ebow3d

My old favourite Seiko diver.

My old favourite Seiko diver.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-13, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 541,390
Posted By ebow3d

My daughter leading the way. 347521 347522 ...

My daughter leading the way.
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10-17-13, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7,154
Views: 938,170
Posted By ebow3d

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09-18-13, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7,154
Views: 938,170
Posted By ebow3d

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09-02-13, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7,154
Views: 938,170
Posted By ebow3d

Yes, we need a new car now as well. The one car's...

Yes, we need a new car now as well. The one car's motor was burned out. However it's back to school today, so the Scalextric is packed up.
09-02-13, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7,154
Views: 938,170
Posted By ebow3d

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08-02-13, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7,154
Views: 938,170
Posted By ebow3d

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