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Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,910
Posted By Wilmingtech

No. Last year we headed down to the desert...

No.

Last year we headed down to the desert for December/Jan but this year we are not.

Will stick it out and harden up in the cold/rain/snow.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,660
Views: 651,250
Posted By Wilmingtech

Steal of a deal on Dual Sided Pedal Based Power...

Steal of a deal on Dual Sided Pedal Based Power Meters from Clever Training
Assioma Duo - 649.99 (https://www.clevertraining.com/assioma-pedal-based-cycling-power-meter)

Added the coupon YG561H...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,295
Posted By Wilmingtech

Seattle Forrest you may have done this ride...

Seattle Forrest you may have done this ride before, Nisqually Entrance to Mt Rainier up to Paradise back down through to Ohanapecosh to Packwood and back up Skate Creek to the start.

Lots of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,829
Posted By Wilmingtech

Proper Use of Expander / Compression Plug

I posted this over at WW. Take it for what its worth.

I recently chopped the steerer tube of my 2 carbon framed bikes to get the front end dialed in.

Before this I had never chopped a carbon...
Replies: 54
Views: 3,049
Posted By Wilmingtech

I would have said "You break it, you buy it!" ...

I would have said "You break it, you buy it!"

-Sean
09-21-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 906
Posted By Wilmingtech

Start working on your next perfect bike?

Start working on your next perfect bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,209
Posted By Wilmingtech

We could just start an HED love fest...

We could just start an HED love fest :)https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20181108_172018_330a8a96b19494cdcf879836c1412b36fd7241d3.jpg
09-19-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 173,059
Posted By Wilmingtech

Couer d'Alene

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09-19-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,325
Posted By Wilmingtech

Well its official. The Blue Prosecco is a one of...

Well its official. The Blue Prosecco is a one of a kind collectors item now. No where to be found and never made again. Curious where they all ended up.

Had to post some pics of recent rides...
09-14-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,097
Posted By Wilmingtech

When you put the larger cogset on, did you resize...

When you put the larger cogset on, did you resize the chain for the larger cogset?

-Sean
08-29-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 157,919
Posted By Wilmingtech

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Want to watch the Tour?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,155
Posted By Wilmingtech

My weight is 81.5kg. Logging/Fire roads. A...

My weight is 81.5kg.

Logging/Fire roads. A mix of hills. All kinds of surface here. Most are packed down pretty good, some not so much.

Putting the 36x on the front for winter is mostly focused...
08-27-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,727
Posted By Wilmingtech

Out on my ride yesterday I thought about this...

Out on my ride yesterday I thought about this post and figured I would just ramp up on one of the flattest sections of my ride and see what I could hit. We really don't have any "flat" sections of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,457
Posted By Wilmingtech

I travel a bit for work and have rented a few...

I travel a bit for work and have rented a few times (only domestically in the states). Mostly with success.

Here are the things I will bring if I know I am renting -

1. Your own Saddle - As...
08-04-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By Wilmingtech

Running a set of HED Ardennes GP Plus wheels. ...

Running a set of HED Ardennes GP Plus wheels. It's the Belgian+ rim in a pre built wheelset from HED with thier lowest end hubs and spokes.

The rim is fantastic for an alloy rim. Probably one of...
07-25-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,402
Posted By Wilmingtech

Nice bike. If you park the car outside you...

Nice bike.

If you park the car outside you could fit a few more bikes in the garage.

Just sayin ;)

Enjoy the ride!!

-Sean
07-16-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 26,034
Posted By Wilmingtech

I think the thing we over look here is that 1x is...

I think the thing we over look here is that 1x is a thing when you get off the tarmac. I totally see the benefits of a 1x setup when navigating mountainous terrain, not having to shift the front nor...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2,660
Views: 651,250
Posted By Wilmingtech

Thanks For This! That's a steal. I used the...

Thanks For This! That's a steal. I used the code WELCOMEBACK10OFF and got the Aero Race Bib Shorts and the Flusso Jersey together for 144.00.
07-01-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,195
Posted By Wilmingtech

Check the tire to make sure what flatted your...

Check the tire to make sure what flatted your wheel isnt still stuck in the tire.

Throw in a new tube.

When you get home, throw on some GCN episodes and take the time to sand the flatted tube,...
06-27-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,455
Posted By Wilmingtech

Fun read!

Fun read!
06-22-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 39,410
Posted By Wilmingtech

A movie being filmed in Boston - ...

A movie being filmed in Boston -

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06-22-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,219
Posted By Wilmingtech

You do weird things to your bike.

You do weird things to your bike.
06-20-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,160
Posted By Wilmingtech

My gravel bike is about 4 pounds heavier than my...

My gravel bike is about 4 pounds heavier than my road bike. I ride it a little more than half the time of all my rides. The geometry is more comfy on longer rides. I have two sets of wheels but I...
06-17-19, 12:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By Wilmingtech

I was always told in order to get a nice smooth...

I was always told in order to get a nice smooth pedal stroke, pedal like you are wiping dog poop from the bottom of your shoe.

If you are sprinting you can use different muscle groups by pulling...
06-07-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,909
Posted By Wilmingtech

Why so serious?? ...

Why so serious??
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06-07-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,909
Posted By Wilmingtech

That 3k light blinds oncoming traffic so they...

That 3k light blinds oncoming traffic so they can't see where they are going causing them to swerve in an unpredictable manner.

Do you ride slicks in the rain?

Good thing we have torturous bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,855
Posted By Wilmingtech

No way anyone could change a tire that fast...

No way anyone could change a tire that fast unless they were using....
05-24-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,787
Posted By Wilmingtech

Do the Carbon bars make that much of a difference...

Do the Carbon bars make that much of a difference as far as shock absorbtion?

I think thats truly the only reason I would go carbon. The weight difference between the carbon version and aluminum...
05-24-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,187
Posted By Wilmingtech

Its amazing when you use the ignore list to...

Its amazing when you use the ignore list to ignore 2 or 3 people....

A thread with 300 responses that is getting out of hand will suddenly be reduced to 5 or 6 helpful responses to the original...
05-24-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,262
Posted By Wilmingtech

We have a guy in our regular ride who I refer to...

We have a guy in our regular ride who I refer to as "Freight Train" he's about 6'3" and 220lbs of muscle. When you get behind him you mostly have to brake or the draft he creates will suck you...
05-19-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By Wilmingtech

Im a big fan of Felt Bikes. Even the lower end...

Im a big fan of Felt Bikes. Even the lower end models were often well made (sans components) and had slightly different geometry closer to what you see now in road bikes.

I think the price may be...
05-19-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,787
Posted By Wilmingtech

Funny this comes up. I spent all last week...

Funny this comes up. I spent all last week reading all kinds of reports, reviews, failures, success of carbon handlebars. I was looking at getting a Deda Superzero carbon handlebar and in the end I...
05-19-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,325
Posted By Wilmingtech

Bike Upgrade Time? Always. (Is that even a...

Bike Upgrade Time?

Always. (Is that even a question?)
05-07-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,678
Posted By Wilmingtech

Rotors are a pretty simple mechanical device. As...

Rotors are a pretty simple mechanical device. As already mentioned, spend the money on the pads.

The performance difference between a single stamped metal rotor for 15$ and a stamped metal rotor...
04-30-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,400
Posted By Wilmingtech

I usually talk to dogs. There are a couple on my...

I usually talk to dogs. There are a couple on my regular rides that used to come running out. I am more worried about hitting them than anything else. If I know a dog is going to run out and I...
04-29-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,612
Posted By Wilmingtech

Im jealous of your garage cieling height. I'd...

Im jealous of your garage cieling height. I'd love to have tall ceilings in my garage.

Unfortunately I dont. So I made use of the limited vertical space I have -...
Forum: Foo
01-05-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 875
Posted By Wilmingtech

Im diabetic so I have to be careful with the...

Im diabetic so I have to be careful with the drinks and gel packs as they are loaded with sugar. Being diabetic your body tends to get rid of the good stuff (electrolytes) along with all the sugar...
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