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Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,456
Posted By jnesss

I think my roval clx50's were supposed to come...

I think my roval clx50's were supposed to come with anti rattle valve stickers, but I never got them. I cut and applied a small piece of xpel. seems to do the trick.

I tried looking for a purchase...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 608
Posted By jnesss

I changed my ratchets from 18t to 54t. new...

I changed my ratchets from 18t to 54t. new ratchets sounded like a swarm of angry bees. I took it apart, regreased, and it was quiet for a few weeks. now the angry bees are back 😂.

btw, my revolt...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,532
Posted By jnesss

​​​​on a road bike, it's easier to go further...

​​​​on a road bike, it's easier to go further while maintaining a higher speed for a longer period of time
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,592
Posted By jnesss

if you've ridden for 3000 miles with 1...

if you've ridden for 3000 miles with 1 application of squirt, I'm not surprised your drive train looks clean. it's probably cause all the squirts fallen off.

I clean my drive train once a week,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,592
Posted By jnesss

i dab squirt on each roller, run through all...

i dab squirt on each roller, run through all gears, wait 5 mins, and repeat. wipe off the excess and it feels buttery smooth for a couple rides.

to clean, I just wipe with paper towels. pro tip,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By jnesss

I was shopping between your options a while back....

I was shopping between your options a while back. imo, I think the giant is the best value with carbon wheels, ultegra groupset, and built in power meter. didn't love the color though.

in the end,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,523
Posted By jnesss

bring it back to giant. my gravel bike's hub...

bring it back to giant. my gravel bike's hub starting making a ticking noise. the tech at giant said it was fine. I wouldn't take no for an answer, left with a replaced rim / hub.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 875
Posted By jnesss

I had 2 bad ride experiences using a leyzne...

I had 2 bad ride experiences using a leyzne multiple times. it was tiring af. it's now been replaced by a silca tattico. pumping ease is a night and day difference.. plus it looks badass 😂
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,222
Posted By jnesss

rapha all day.

rapha all day.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26,872
Views: 16,914,038
Posted By jnesss

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By jnesss

in my opinion, it's going to be tires.

in my opinion, it's going to be tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By jnesss

I have the same bike. I ride more on the road, so...

I have the same bike. I ride more on the road, so I've got gravel king slicks in 30's. I've also changed my front chain rings to 50/34's. this setup rolls way faster than the stock setup, but not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,129
Posted By jnesss

before removing my rear wheel, I just flip the...

before removing my rear wheel, I just flip the clutch off, then it's business as usual. no biggie.

I've wrapped up the chain stays for good measure on my gravel and road bike.

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By jnesss

if you end up on the road more and want to go...

if you end up on the road more and want to go faster, 30mm gravel king+ slicks and 50/34 chainrings. I've got that setup on my revolt.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By jnesss

I've got bits of electrical tape on my handlebar...

I've got bits of electrical tape on my handlebar ends, shifters, clips, and rear derailleur. my bike's are dark af, so it's not noticeable.

edit: i've also cut strips of xpel and have applied to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By jnesss

I ran through some glass last weekend and have...

I ran through some glass last weekend and have had nothing much troubles since. i had pulled out the glass embedded in my tire and ensured there was no debris between my tire and rim. since then,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,363
Posted By jnesss

my gravel bike is setup tubeless, but i carry a...

my gravel bike is setup tubeless, but i carry a spare tube. my buddy does the same. one time, we couldn't plug his tire so his tube saved the day.

I generally pack more than I need, just in case...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,721
Posted By jnesss

when I first went clipless, I practiced in a...

when I first went clipless, I practiced in a tennis court. over the last 8 months, I've fallen a couple times, but things seem to be ok now (with the odd exception of panic stops). what helped me was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,960
Posted By jnesss

sorry for the highjack, I've been lookin at...

sorry for the highjack, I've been lookin at Garmins and Wahoo's lately.

correct me if I'm wrong:

•Garmin 830 has turn by turn Navi with no additional cost? just import a Strava route and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,672
Posted By jnesss

I liked the factory grease on my chain. it was...

I liked the factory grease on my chain. it was smooth and quiet.

i just cleaned my chain yesterday and applied squirt dry. haven't gone for a ride yet, but I hope it'll be smooth, quiet, and...
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