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Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,411
Posted By cxwrench

And you as well are wrong. The 'don't wash your...

And you as well are wrong. The 'don't wash your bike' myth is just that...a myth. As I posted before I've washed a metric **** ton of bikes, many of them w/ a pressure washer. I think that most of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By Pitbull pedal

pictures of your bike with your hot rod (car,boat,motorcycle, etc.)

Hey everyone just thought it might be cool to see if anybody is into hot rods of any kind. Here's my beast street legal pro mod chassis with a 800 hp 632 big block in it. It is a lot faster then my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 27,047
Views: 17,303,699
Posted By Broctoon

Here are some pics of my bike, described two...

Here are some pics of my bike, described two posts up.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,379
Posted By Darth Lefty

I don't want to think about the last bike I'll...

I don't want to think about the last bike I'll ever buy. That would be awful. I love thinking about the next bike I'm going to buy. Even on the day I buy the last bike ever I'm not going to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,027
Posted By Eric F

I still don't understand why you would take the...

I still don't understand why you would take the valves out at that step. Leave them in and you eliminate the issue that seems to be causing you the most problems.
06-06-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By mstateglfr

Add another tire to the ever growing options- Schwalbe G1 R

https://cyclingtips.com/2021/06/schwalbe-announces-new-g-one-r-gravel-tyres/

Tan wall, 40 or 45mm size, puncture protection, and 'super race' casing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Jagamov

I have a Kuat Sherpa 2.0 for my 4Runner. I only...

I have a Kuat Sherpa 2.0 for my 4Runner. I only put it on when we transport the bikes, but its light, super easy to install/remove, and stores easily in the garage.

Very happy with it.
06-01-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,333
Posted By jamesdak

Well, my experience on at least 4 bikes running...

Well, my experience on at least 4 bikes running 11 speed setups says otherwise. I'm using KMC XL chains on them with no problems at all. One setup is Ultegra, one is Athena, one is Super Record,...
05-21-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5,048
Views: 3,543,630
Posted By franswa

Nbd

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,614
Posted By PeteHski

My limited experience with road tubeless has been...

My limited experience with road tubeless has been great so far.

First set were Giant Gavia AC1 28 mm which came with my 2019 Giant Defy. They were hard wearing and had no punctures over 2500 km...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By 2cam16

I try to transfer the same exact measurements to...

I try to transfer the same exact measurements to each bike.
05-18-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,573
Posted By unterhausen

I saw elsewhere that the Quikr has a multi-year...

I saw elsewhere that the Quikr has a multi-year waiting list at this point.


Maybe you should explain the wrong way to use it. I am curious how it eats into a fork, I have never heard of that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,576
Posted By scottfsmith

I"m in agreement with many of the above comments:...

I"m in agreement with many of the above comments: you will be great with either a gravel or an endurance bike, and two sets of wheels. If you are not on single-track or big-chunk gravel get the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By jaxgtr

I picked up this on the used bike market for my...

I picked up this on the used bike market for my wife and then put the Bontrager Aelous Pro 37's on it. She loves it. Trek FX 4 Sport Carbon. She likes it cause it is a 1x setup. I replaced the 11-34...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,576
Posted By WhyFi

Optimal is going to be a whole lot of "it...

Optimal is going to be a whole lot of "it depends," but 35mm should do pretty well unless you get in to some really loose stuff.



They typically have a decent range of gearing, enough to tackle...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,576
Posted By danmyersmn

I did exactly what you are suggesting. I...

I did exactly what you are suggesting. I purchased a gravel bike and built 2 sets of wheels. I used the same hubs, cassettes and rotors on both sets so that I could swap from one set to another with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,385
Posted By terrymorse

To improve your climbing strength in a hurry,...

To improve your climbing strength in a hurry, there's nothing like hill intervals.

Go to that 4-mile 7% grade. Warm up first, then alternate 3-minute hard effort climbing with 1-minute recovery...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,385
Posted By caloso

This is a time honored tactic for us...

This is a time honored tactic for us non-climbers.

As far as training goes, hill repeats is the way to go. You don't need any equipment other than a stopwatch or timing function on your...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,385
Posted By Snotrub

So, are you riding with others that are on...

So, are you riding with others that are on dedicated road bikes? If so, your hybrid doesn't stand a chance. A fixie won't help either. If you want to go on group rides with fast riders, you'll...
05-04-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,573
Posted By Rolla

My Kuat doesn't even touch the fork.

My Kuat doesn't even touch the fork.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By cxwrench

You don't 'torque down' a headset top cap. You...

You don't 'torque down' a headset top cap. You adjust the headset properly but there is no specific torque value...despite the possibility of there being one etched on the cap.
05-03-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By guachi

I like my tray Kuat NV 2.0. Tray hitch rack FTW....

I like my tray Kuat NV 2.0. Tray hitch rack FTW. Holds my wife's e-bike hybrid and my road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20,102
Views: 4,442,779
Posted By jleeg

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I purchased some stainless steel
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,609
Views: 389,080
Posted By WhyFi

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20,102
Views: 4,442,779
Posted By eduskator

Finally received my repair/maintenance stand from...

Finally received my repair/maintenance stand from BikeHand. Currently working on the girlfriend's new gravel bike!
...
04-16-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 210,907
Posted By franswa

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 232,057
Posted By Eric F

Thank you. I almost liked the blue bar tape. ...

Thank you. I almost liked the blue bar tape. The blue of the tape didn't quite match the blue at the top of the frame, and the mismatch bothered me. It works better in my head with black ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,614
Posted By NoWhammies

As a quick update on my Veloflex tyres. Since...

As a quick update on my Veloflex tyres. Since mounting/seating the tyres have been holding air great. No sealant loss (as far as I can tell) and the tyres are rolling well.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 232,057
Posted By Eric F

Updates: Black wheel decals (might try dark...

Updates:
Black wheel decals (might try dark blue)
Pro Stealth Evo bar/stem
Trimmed steerer
LizardSkins tape (it took me a bit to embrace the black tape look)
Zefal bottle cages (most minimal...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 04:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,359
Posted By bobones

Have a look on AliExpress, seriously! ...

Have a look on AliExpress, seriously!
https://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale?catId=0&initiative_id=AS_20210331023235&SearchText=steel+frameset+disc

I bought this lightweight Chinese made Reynolds...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 232,057
Posted By robbyville

both beautiful, both hot. Two more great setups...

both beautiful, both hot. Two more great setups in your quiver!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 27,047
Views: 17,303,699
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Finally got around to it! ...

Finally got around to it!
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 232,057
Posted By bobones

Chinese steel frame I picked up from Amazon ...

Chinese steel frame I picked up from Amazon

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Here in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20,102
Views: 4,442,779
Posted By Rides4Beer

Technically I bought them a while back, but...

Technically I bought them a while back, but they're done now and on their way to me. Light Bicycle AR56 wheelset w/DT240 EXP hubs, 1462g. :D
...
03-16-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Elvo

2 bikes on the 1.25" hitch and the other 2 bikes...

2 bikes on the 1.25" hitch and the other 2 bikes on the roof rack
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27,047
Views: 17,303,699
Posted By Bamicus

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27,047
Views: 17,303,699
Posted By mackgoo

Latest that I finished about a month or so ago....

Latest that I finished about a month or so ago. So Far I've just ridden around the block in the neighbor hood. Waiting to get some good pictures before I go for the "real" ride.

...
03-15-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,053
Posted By Koyote

There is no such thing as a "beginners bike," but...

There is no such thing as a "beginners bike," but there are beginner cyclists.

Go on whichever ride the cycling club folks suggest, and see how you do. If you belong in a different group, it'll...
03-15-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,053
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

find a new club

find a new club
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,614
Posted By robbyville

Taken me a while to get some time to report on...

Taken me a while to get some time to report on this post. So much of what I would have wanted to say has already been said so I'll just list a few for me along with time last used since some may have...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Koyote

And in case the OP doesn't know: Shimano 105 and...

And in case the OP doesn't know: Shimano 105 and SRAM Rival or Apex are both better than the junk that's being offered here at $1250.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 02:11 AM
Replies: 20,102
Views: 4,442,779
Posted By Hapsmo911

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Got my ENVE 5.6's with CK hubs that I ordered back in Oct 😱 and ordered...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,614
Posted By WhyFi

Schwalbe Pro One Addix, 28mm: I ran these for all...

Schwalbe Pro One Addix, 28mm: I ran these for all of 2020. Great tire: supple, fast, good grip and feedback, decent mileage, no premature death. These felt pretty nice on the Assaults, but even...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,609
Views: 389,080
Posted By WhyFi

Absolutely nothing about his set-up suggests, to...

Absolutely nothing about his set-up suggests, to me, that he's on a frame that's too small.

First, ST angle rarely changes (much) within the frame sizes that cover the meaty part of the bell...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,609
Views: 389,080
Posted By bampilot06

love your bike!

love your bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 232,057
Posted By Hapsmo911

Quick pic, just got the wheels yesterday. Tarmac...

Quick pic, just got the wheels yesterday. Tarmac SL7 expert, ENVE 5.6's, Chris King Hubs w/Ceramic bearings, Kogal BB, Aerofly bars, my indoor riding saddle Selle SMP, Quarq PM.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 856,581
Posted By datlas

Look at Habanero. Or used. If you are...

Look at Habanero. Or used.

If you are comfortable building up a bike you could consider a used frame and get new components. BikesDirect also had some nice Ti Gravel bikes but they are out...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,716
Posted By wheelingmike

After looking for months, I finally pulled the...

After looking for months, I finally pulled the trigger on this Lynskey. Spent the last couple of months "making it mine" by swapping out with components I want. It's finally done! Took it out for...
02-28-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,957
Posted By gregf83

Fond memories of our last trip to Girona. Had to...

Fond memories of our last trip to Girona. Had to cancel last year's planned visit to Sicily.

It wouldn't be the same riding these roads solo...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 232,057
Posted By BluFalconActual

The new bike, which has been named “Shadowfax”. ...

The new bike, which has been named “Shadowfax”.
Canyon Ultimate CF SLX
Force AXS with Quarq PM
November Cafe Racer wheels laced to Chris King hubs
K-Edge computer mount
Specialized Power...
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