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Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,210
Posted By Mark Manner

Schwalbe Pro one 28mm (but they measure almost...

Schwalbe Pro one 28mm (but they measure almost 32mm on the ENVE SES 4.5AR rims), I weight about 145lbs, run front at 50 and rear 54. They feel good, not slow as compared to other bikes I ride with...
02-18-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,014
Posted By Mark Manner

I'll add my data point, I have two years on a set...

I'll add my data point, I have two years on a set of Schwalb Pro Ones (28mm-actually 31mm on the rim), maybe 6,000 miles on that bike, no flats. In addition to no flats, I can ride at low pressure...
01-28-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,585
Posted By Mark Manner

They are really nice. My friend saw mine and we...

They are really nice. My friend saw mine and we built one for him as well. Mark is very easy to deal with and I think has made sure that the frames have good quality control.
01-27-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,585
Posted By Mark Manner

Hi, I understand, I didn't take it personally at...

Hi, I understand, I didn't take it personally at all. I was just agreeing with your comment on how the cost can get up there (and hopefully not be a REBSO).
Re the OP, his name (TiHabanero) I...
01-27-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,585
Posted By Mark Manner

\ 10K a year is great. I end up in the 5k...

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10K a year is great. I end up in the 5k range usually. When I completely retire in a couple years I hope to ride a bit more (although maybe I should just work on keeping it where it is now!)....
01-27-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,585
Posted By Mark Manner

I ride more than 1,000 per year, but I am not in...

I ride more than 1,000 per year, but I am not in your category, from your signature you have done more than 10,000 this month!
:)
01-27-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,585
Posted By Mark Manner

You're right. If you buy a custom fit frame (ti...

You're right. If you buy a custom fit frame (ti for example, if you like that material), and get some fancy wheels, and an Ultegra (or if you are a real idiot, Dura Ace) Di2 groupset, a saddle, bars...
01-19-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 729
Posted By Mark Manner

Hi, why wouldn't the change in seat height be...

Hi, why wouldn't the change in seat height be equal to the crank arm change itself, 10mm or so, rather than 25mm you suggest? When I set my saddle heights on bikes with different length cranks I...
01-06-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,519
Posted By Mark Manner

Ti!

Ti!
01-06-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,519
Posted By Mark Manner

It was funny. We were going up a steep incline...

It was funny. We were going up a steep incline into a strong headwind coming from the left, so speed over ground was really slow, and we were leaning over in the direction we fell, so it wasn't...
01-06-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,519
Posted By Mark Manner

I was riding up Carson Pass on the Death Ride a...

I was riding up Carson Pass on the Death Ride a few years ago, and the headwind was so severe that everyone was leaning to the left to stay upright. The wind died suddenly, and several of us went...
01-06-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,440
Posted By Mark Manner

I mostly ride for distance, secondarily for TSS...

I mostly ride for distance, secondarily for TSS if I am training for something in particular.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-18, 09:10 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,738
Posted By Mark Manner

Yes, the brass plug tip stays in the tire, to...

Yes, the brass plug tip stays in the tire, to hold the sticky sealant plug in place as it seals.
12-03-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By Mark Manner

In the event anyone reads this and also is...

In the event anyone reads this and also is interested, I spoke with the owner of TriAll 3 Sports today, and he said the case would fit 700c wheels with larger tires on them. I ordered one and will...
12-03-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By Mark Manner

Wheel case for gravel bike

Hi, has anyone used a hard wheel case with your 700c x 38mm tires mounted? If so, what brand. The TriAll 3 Sports Wheel safe Pro case looks good, but I can't tell if it will hold my 700x38 wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-18, 05:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,338
Posted By Mark Manner

Hi,I don't want to get into an argument with...

Hi,I don't want to get into an argument with anyone (there is a lot of fairly harsh back and forth here). But I would like to share my limited data set experience using powertap hubs and powertap P1...
11-25-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By Mark Manner

It isn't difficult in practice. Wheel on the...

It isn't difficult in practice. Wheel on the ground (pressing against my chest or leaning against triangle or whatever), bike and rear mech in right hand to guide chain onto proper cassette spot, can...
11-24-18, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Mark Manner

Not particularly scientific, but I have a couple...

Not particularly scientific, but I have a couple road bikes, one with center lock and one with 6 bolt. Performance wise there doesn't seem to be any difference, and I can't imagine how there could...
11-19-18, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By Mark Manner

Hi, I agree it's not more likely than not to...

Hi, I agree it's not more likely than not to result in death. However, I never said or thought that the frame was going to explode upon failure. I do think that if one seat stay breaks going downhill...
11-19-18, 08:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,831
Posted By Mark Manner

I have just started using FulGaz, and really like...

I have just started using FulGaz, and really like it. I use Zwift and Sufferfest too, but may switch over to it as my default. If you have an Apple TV, it works great.
Mark
11-19-18, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By Mark Manner

If it fails going down hill or in traffic, you...

If it fails going down hill or in traffic, you might die. Other places maybe just broken bones. To me it wouldn't be worth the risk, and I would save up and buy a new frame and hang that one on the...
11-18-18, 03:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,969
Posted By Mark Manner

I have ENVE SES 4.5AR rims (about 31mm wide) with...

I have ENVE SES 4.5AR rims (about 31mm wide) with Schwalbe Pro One 700x28mm tubeless (which measure out on that rim at right at 32mm). I ride them at 50-52psi on pavement and smoothish gravel/dirt...
11-18-18, 10:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,028
Posted By Mark Manner

Hi, FWIW, I have some perspective on riding a...

Hi, FWIW, I have some perspective on riding a 'regular' bike with others riding an e-bike. A friend and I who ride a lot together recently went on a Backroads trip in Tuscany with our spouses. He and...
11-15-18, 08:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,944
Posted By Mark Manner

Some may be airtight, which I think just means no...

Some may be airtight, which I think just means no spoke holes visible, but the ones I have are not and require tape. The tubeless rims I have also don't have the hook that the bead on normal tubed...
11-01-18, 07:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,983
Posted By Mark Manner

thanks

thanks
11-01-18, 06:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,983
Posted By Mark Manner

Hi, my real question wasn't so much the XG1180...

Hi, my real question wasn't so much the XG1180 itself but whether using it or another SRAM cassette of that size would work ok with a Shimano XT 1x crank. That is, mixing in a 1x setup Sram rear and...
11-01-18, 04:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,983
Posted By Mark Manner

Thanks DrI!

Thanks DrI!
11-01-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,983
Posted By Mark Manner

Hi, has anyone used a SRAM XG1180 (10-42 eleven...

Hi, has anyone used a SRAM XG1180 (10-42 eleven speed) rear cassette with appropriate SRAM road levers/derailleur, together with a Shimano 1x crankset like the XT M8000 (30 or 32T)?
Thanks,
Mark
07-26-18, 05:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By Mark Manner

Mt. Evans Hill Climb 2018 Jersey?{found**

Hi, I rode the 2018 Mt. Evans last weekend, and find I have the wrong size Jersey (small, and I need a Medium). If you have a Medium you would like to sell, let me know and I will pay for shipping...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-17, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,122
Posted By Mark Manner

Hi I have Conti GPS 4000 Sii 28mm on one bike and...

Hi I have Conti GPS 4000 Sii 28mm on one bike and Schwalbe Pro 28mm tubeless ones on another. The Conti 28mm are nice, but the 28mm Schwalbe Pro One's are a better ride. Mine are mounted on the ENVE...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 34,723
Posted By Mark Manner

Riding on gravel

I have been doing some riding on gravel on the SES 4.5ARs with Schwalbe Pro One 28mms running tubeless at 50psi (they measure about 32mm). They do very well on steep (12-15%) fine/medium gravel and...
05-03-17, 04:23 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 106,745
Posted By Mark Manner

Q-Factor seems same to Shimano to me. I haven't...

Q-Factor seems same to Shimano to me. I haven't measured it but I certainly don't feel anything different when riding this vs. a SRAM REd vs. a Sugino vs. a Shimano Ultegra vs. a Campy Record. One...
05-01-17, 06:34 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 106,745
Posted By Mark Manner

Hi, I am not sure, I got a couple of the OX901Ds...

Hi, I am not sure, I got a couple of the OX901Ds with 46/30 chainrings for an 11 speed setup, and they came assembled, no spare parts. For what it is worth, the chainline when I installed it seemed...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By Mark Manner

Thanks very much for this, I appreciate it. Mark

Thanks very much for this, I appreciate it.
Mark
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-17, 07:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,251
Posted By Mark Manner

As noted by others, the 14 tooth front difference...

As noted by others, the 14 tooth front difference isn't a hard one. I have 3 bikes that are using a roadlink, 2 of them 11-40 in rear (one ultegra mechanical and one ultegra di2) with 46/30 in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-17, 07:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,251
Posted By Mark Manner

SRAM has an 11 spd 11/36 cassette (1170) that I...

SRAM has an 11 spd 11/36 cassette (1170) that I am using now. IRD does as well, although I prefer when possible to use shimano or sram.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,251
Posted By Mark Manner

I have the new etap mid-cage wifli rear...

I have the new etap mid-cage wifli rear derailleur. I am using a roadlink with a 36 cassette. I found it needed it to shift nicely. The mid-cage etap wifli cage length is a bit shorter than the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-17, 06:13 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 34,723
Posted By Mark Manner

Hi, I have a bit more than that on mine, don't...

Hi, I have a bit more than that on mine, don't see any reason for a spoke checkup at this point. Are you feeling something odd?
03-23-17, 06:40 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 106,745
Posted By Mark Manner

Hi Tim, The plug is metal, and is supposed to be...

Hi Tim, The plug is metal, and is supposed to be tightened very tight initially to make sure the crank arms are in contact with the bottom bracket face. Like on the Shimano system, I tighten the...
03-22-17, 09:09 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 106,745
Posted By Mark Manner

I agree, they really are pretty. One thing a bit...

I agree, they really are pretty. One thing a bit different about them is that you really do need to retighten the compression plug after you tighten the crank bolts. On my shimano cranks, the...
03-22-17, 04:14 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 106,745
Posted By Mark Manner

Hi Tim, sorry I missed this a couple days ago. I...

Hi Tim, sorry I missed this a couple days ago. I am using a regular shimano road bottom bracket (Ultegra BB R60). It is supposed to fit fine with that bracket, and it does work well. However, it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-17, 10:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,161
Posted By Mark Manner

I settled on the Aliante some years ago after...

I settled on the Aliante some years ago after many years of different saddles, and have them on 6-7 road bikes. All are set up like Botto's. It works for me really well that way, no sliding forward...
02-13-17, 10:02 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 106,745
Posted By Mark Manner

I understand!

I understand!
02-13-17, 09:44 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 106,745
Posted By Mark Manner

Hi, I have the Praxis in 48/32, and they are...

Hi, I have the Praxis in 48/32, and they are nice. However, if you wanted to use Di2 internal wire routing, the Praxis axle is too large a diameter to permit the internal wire routing through the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-17, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,424
Posted By Mark Manner

Hi, that could mean that your chainline is a bit...

Hi, that could mean that your chainline is a bit offset (the cassette is a bit more outboard, or crankset a bit more inboard). That could affect the front shifting when going from small to large...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 07:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,263
Posted By Mark Manner

BT-DN110 internal or BM-DN100 external are the...

BT-DN110 internal or BM-DN100 external are the blue tooth compatible ones, I have both and they do in fact with the new wireless units communicate with my IOS e-tube app. Just not Synchro shift...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 04:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,263
Posted By Mark Manner

Hi, I have an Ultegra 6870 di2 setup with the new...

Hi, I have an Ultegra 6870 di2 setup with the new Bluetooth enabled battery and wireless unit. I have the e-tube IOS app running on an ipad, and appear to be up to date on device firmware and the...
01-30-17, 08:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,974
Posted By Mark Manner

Probably road only. Although the front has 28mm...

Probably road only. Although the front has 28mm now with a disc, the rear is limited to 25mm, so not ideal for gravel or dirt. I have a nice older cyclocross bike with good knobby tires, and the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-17, 08:16 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 34,723
Posted By Mark Manner

[QUOTE=Seattle Forrest;19344867]Today was pretty...

[QUOTE=Seattle Forrest;19344867]Today was pretty gusty. A lot of the roads are laid out in blocks and I did a loop so I got to experience it from all sides. Downtown, there would be strong wind...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-17, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,132
Posted By Mark Manner

The DT Swiss hubs that I have can be swapped...

The DT Swiss hubs that I have can be swapped between thru axle and QR, by popping the end caps off and replacing them. I think they are the 240s, but probably other DT Swiss hubs can also do that.
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