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04-28-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By sdmc530

well three reasons, one I want that one :) ...

well three reasons,

one I want that one :)

and its super small and compact. I have a seat bag where storage is super tight and I need a straight valve one to fit.....its the only option that...
04-28-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By sdmc530

I saw this one but no idea if they are legit so I...

I saw this one but no idea if they are legit so I passed.
04-27-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By sdmc530

Chain reaction is not us based, no shipping from...

Chain reaction is not us based, no shipping from US for them sadly.

I hear what your saying but this application I want I actually want the straight version.
Thanks though!
04-20-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,811
Posted By sdmc530

buying a bike with internally routed cables has...

buying a bike with internally routed cables has lead me to fine new ways to mess up maintenance on a whole new level!
03-29-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,961
Posted By sdmc530

Yep, just do what you can and stay comfortable. ...

Yep, just do what you can and stay comfortable. Don't worry about cadence this or HR that. Just ride, enjoy it and ride. Don't over think it. Your fitness will come if you keep at it, I...
03-27-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,521
Posted By sdmc530

I too am a waxer.... these threads usually...

I too am a waxer....

these threads usually are pretty epic!
03-22-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By sdmc530

Capt fox is a clone war trooper character. Also...

Capt fox is a clone war trooper character. Also known as CC-1010 I guess. He is a big fan of Star wars so he wanted to put that on there for him. The logos are the deathwatch logo and on the head...
03-21-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By sdmc530

Every nut, part, bolt, part. He did all the...

Every nut, part, bolt, part. He did all the assembly, I assisted with torqueing properly and he learned every inch of the bike. How every part works, why it works in relation with the other. ...
03-21-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By sdmc530

I was a bit hesitant at the color scheme but I...

I was a bit hesitant at the color scheme but I think its pretty awesome myself.
03-20-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By sdmc530

Kids NBD!

Been working a build for my 11 year old and got it done and test rode tonight! He was pretty happy. He chose everything on it. Most of the parts I had on hand so it wasn't too bad. I need to a...
03-17-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,011
Posted By sdmc530

My wife rides the Specialized Roll, not...

My wife rides the Specialized Roll, not lightweight compared to my road bikes but not bad either. Rolls really nice and she absolutely loves it. I don't think she will ever part with it. Before...
03-15-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,058
Posted By sdmc530

I am working OT like crazy trying scrap together...

I am working OT like crazy trying scrap together the cash to get a 1UP. Its going to be awesome to finally order.
03-11-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,366
Posted By sdmc530

So to update my sensor issues, it appears to not...

So to update my sensor issues, it appears to not be a temperature issue at all. BUT when the high flow fans are blowing on it the issues persist. So either its a pressure issue with the airflow or...
03-09-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,058
Posted By sdmc530

this thread has been awesome, I learned a ton...

this thread has been awesome, I learned a ton about racks and all the little things they have. I am grateful for the knowledge base on here.

I am going 1up....I doubt I will regret it.
...
03-08-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,058
Posted By sdmc530

the quickr has at least 6 month waiting or...

the quickr has at least 6 month waiting or longer...WOW... And the prices are more than 1up. Not saying it is worth it either but getting higher in price isn't a great thing. Features are nice. ...
03-08-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,058
Posted By sdmc530

Yep, going with 1up...they just look hard to...

Yep, going with 1up...they just look hard to beat.

But buying in stages ;)
03-08-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,058
Posted By sdmc530

Sorry, I meant my wife as "mom". She rides a...

Sorry, I meant my wife as "mom". She rides a step though hybrid deal and doesn't ride a ton with us but does often.

I didn't think about the future and options. That is really something to...
03-08-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,058
Posted By sdmc530

I didn't figure as much. I am following them...

I didn't figure as much. I am following them on every form I can to see if I can get anything anyway. I need to wait a month to order for the funds to be fully there, outdoor season here in...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,192
Posted By sdmc530

this is my new work laptop backround....I really...

this is my new work laptop backround....I really like this picture! Makes me wanna ride!
03-08-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,058
Posted By sdmc530

Wow, great responses. Everybody loves...

Wow, great responses. Everybody loves them..that is awesome.

I do really appreciate the impute. I am thinking even though my needed set up would be about $800, 250 over a other brands...
Forum: Commuting
03-07-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By sdmc530

if I had to have a basic it would be the Garmin...

if I had to have a basic it would be the Garmin 130. I have the 1030 and love it. i have had some issues with it last week but seem to be getting them sorted now. I am a garmin fan no doubt but...
03-07-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,736
Posted By sdmc530

I too use tires not worth of road use and finish...

I too use tires not worth of road use and finish them off on the trainer. But the wear isn't a huge issue even on good tires really.
03-05-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,366
Posted By sdmc530

Well....I broke down and called Garmin, they are...

Well....I broke down and called Garmin, they are very helpful on customer service, they do have good CS. Anyways I hooked up through the connect program and they had me do some things. I will...
03-01-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,272
Posted By sdmc530

well, here it is. StarWars themed for him. ...

well, here it is. StarWars themed for him. Getting there with the project. Cyan and Pink look good together. He is happy, turned out fine.

I will say I will never do it again. So much prep...
02-27-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By sdmc530

I look forward to this and fear this ;) I...

I look forward to this and fear this ;)

I will leave it be I think and see how it goes now.

I built this the way I did so when he out grows the frame size and cranks I can strip this frame of...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-25-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By sdmc530

I was thinking a shipping rub or something as...

I was thinking a shipping rub or something as well. Carbon doesn't look great plain IMO, but others think otherwise.

I think its really ugly actually to be in the plain. If you have no...
02-25-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By sdmc530

I too have nothing but love for both my LBS, they...

I too have nothing but love for both my LBS, they always treat me very well. I use them both as much as i can within reason.

I really try to support local the best I can.
02-25-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 931
Posted By sdmc530

ahh dump it. I wouldn't ride that. Not...

ahh dump it.

I wouldn't ride that. Not picking on you but the fact you are asking should be a big clue if its safe to ride. My motto is if any doubt chuck it. And I am very cheap person. ...
02-25-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,353
Posted By sdmc530

I too use KMC pretty much 100% just because of...

I too use KMC pretty much 100% just because of the value they have IMO. I get them on Ebay from a shop called "trail this" been using them for years, great prices, faster delivery and never worry...
Forum: Introductions
02-23-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By sdmc530

Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,296
Posted By sdmc530

please don't

please don't
02-19-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,876
Posted By sdmc530

RIGHT!! 2 weeks and over 150 posts..insane. ...

RIGHT!!

2 weeks and over 150 posts..insane. Legit threads don't get this much action.
02-19-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,876
Posted By sdmc530

I just noticed this thread was still going on. ...

I just noticed this thread was still going on. Holy crap I thought to myself this has to be a new low for some. They were clearly riding properly....Lock this bad boy and move on.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,277
Posted By sdmc530

meh, now I say pass. Sora is fine actually but...

meh, now I say pass. Sora is fine actually but short of 105 at that price I say its a no go. Stock wheels aren't so great so if it were me shipped to my door for $400-450 max.

Just my opinion...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,296
Posted By sdmc530

Found it; Shop Talk: Is Wheel Balancing...

Found it;

Shop Talk: Is Wheel Balancing Worth It? - YouTube
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,296
Posted By sdmc530

Park Tool's Calvin did a video on this topic, I...

Park Tool's Calvin did a video on this topic, I will have to see if I can find it. It was really interesting but if I remember it correctly in his opinion it was a waist of time and effort.
...
02-18-22, 03:38 PM
02-18-22, 12:19 PM
02-17-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,264
Posted By sdmc530

100%.....If you got a new "steel is real" bike...

100%.....If you got a new "steel is real" bike and it was rusting on day one that group of people would lose their ****.
02-17-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By sdmc530

You have no idea how big of a score that really...

You have no idea how big of a score that really is. NICE FIND! Jr. road bikes are impossible to find in good shape or at all. My son and I are building his bike right now because no road bike was...
02-17-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,130
Posted By sdmc530

I wash all my cycling clothing with the rest of...

I wash all my cycling clothing with the rest of the laundry. doesn't matter what the tag says. I have or had bibs from Bontraeger, Pearl I, Aerotek and Castelli. I just don't put to much...
02-14-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By sdmc530

Olympics are a joke anymore. I watch for the...

Olympics are a joke anymore. I watch for the hockey but the rest...meh. Doping should be a zero tolerance on any level of sport and lifetime ban.

I don't even understand why Russia is even...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,636
Posted By sdmc530

whatever you local bike shop has in a 10 speed...

whatever you local bike shop has in a 10 speed variety at a reasonable price will be fine.
02-09-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,089
Posted By sdmc530

I am laughing horribly....you need to come clean...

I am laughing horribly....you need to come clean the coffee off my screen LOL!!!
02-09-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,089
Posted By sdmc530

Take it to your shop.....that is always the first...

Take it to your shop.....that is always the first step.
02-08-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By sdmc530

BB Help

So just starting my sons first road bike build. My second build so I am gonna need some help from the BF people who are smarter than I.

Anyways first issue I am confused on is I am doing a 1x...
02-06-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,683
Posted By sdmc530

I can't find hardly anything about them so they...

I can't find hardly anything about them so they have moved to my last resort maybe? Watching for used....
02-06-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,876
Posted By sdmc530

Ahhh.... your complaining about a legal action...

Ahhh.... your complaining about a legal action and probably the safest way to ride in this situation to a cycling group?

Can't attest to running a red light but if traffic is as busy as you say...
02-03-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,272
Posted By sdmc530

Gotchya! the frame will be delivered tomorrow so...

Gotchya! the frame will be delivered tomorrow so over the weekend I want to tear into it. He is ready for all the work ahead too. The pics look really good but never know. I am just hoping to...
01-28-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,620
Posted By sdmc530

apple tv 4K is AWESOME, I just switched to it...

apple tv 4K is AWESOME, I just switched to it literally days ago. Its the best set up I have ever used. Never used a PC but used my iphone, ipad and a surface at one point and the apple tv is my...
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