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Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,763
Posted By GreenAnvil

Iím going to start using my helmet camera when I...

Iím going to start using my helmet camera when I Zwift to have evidence in case this ever happens to me. May as well use my new Varia radar too.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,426
Posted By GreenAnvil

I think you read too much into it. But anyway, my...

I think you read too much into it. But anyway, my apologies, and good-bye. Have a wonderful day!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,426
Posted By GreenAnvil

^^^Hi. I donít know if Iím picking some negative...

^^^Hi. I donít know if Iím picking some negative vibes from your response. I meant no offense nor to challenge your findings. I only wanted to have a better idea of how you had reached these...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,093
Posted By GreenAnvil

This post gives me hope. Thank you!

This post gives me hope. Thank you!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,163
Posted By GreenAnvil

Great! I checked my plan and it participates with...

Great! I checked my plan and it participates with Blue365. Just placed an order for the Varia; only $129 + tax and free shipping. Very small price to pay for an extra layer of situational awareness...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,426
Posted By GreenAnvil

^^^Interesting. Mind if I ask, are you a...

^^^Interesting. Mind if I ask, are you a physician, or is this your anecdotal experience backed by some serious Google-Fu search technique mixed in with trial and error? I just want to know how you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,052
Posted By GreenAnvil

Another vote for the Yksion Pros. Very happy with...

Another vote for the Yksion Pros. Very happy with them.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,052
Posted By GreenAnvil

^^^+2 Another option is the Crank Brothers...

^^^+2

Another option is the Crank Brothers Speedier.
https://www.crankbrothers.com/products/speedier-lever
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,506
Posted By GreenAnvil

Ya, I donít know who that post was referring to...

Ya, I donít know who that post was referring to either; I hope this thread doesnít get derailed by personal attacks (which can apparently happen very quickly around here...).

Back to the OP....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,506
Posted By GreenAnvil

I have the SL version. I donít think...

I have the SL version.



I donít think they are flexy. At first I thought they were rubbing my brakes in out of the saddle efforts. I contacted Phil Gaimon, who also has them (via text or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 19,715
Posted By GreenAnvil

Thatís one heck of a bunny hop! Not even Sagan...

Thatís one heck of a bunny hop! Not even Sagan can pull that one off! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,506
Posted By GreenAnvil

I have the Cometes and am very pleased with them,...

I have the Cometes and am very pleased with them, primarily because of tubeless comfort and low rolling resistance (plus Iíve been saved from flats at least a couple of times that I know of). Once up...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,145
Posted By GreenAnvil

Maybe the mods should sticky this?

Maybe the mods should sticky this?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,145
Posted By GreenAnvil

I thought RyanF had left a long time ago?

I thought RyanF had left a long time ago?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,733
Posted By GreenAnvil

Canít speak about the GP5KTL as I havenít tried...

Canít speak about the GP5KTL as I havenít tried them yet. But since they have already been mentioned, another vote for the Mavic Yksion tires. Iím running them on both Mavic UST and Ultegra 6800 TLR...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 19,715
Posted By GreenAnvil

I say bring the tech on! But the ďunearned speedĒ...

I say bring the tech on! But the ďunearned speedĒ mentioned before is an issue. As is e-riders all of a sudden wheelsucking their way into pacelines un-invited and w/o asking.

Happened to us...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 04:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,352
Posted By GreenAnvil

This is what I use:...

This is what I use: https://www.rei.com/product/110178/cygolite-dash-460-hotshot-micro-30-bike-light-set

The front light goes upside-down on the handlebar.

I also run a GoPro Hero Seesion on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,236
Posted By GreenAnvil

Did further goo-search, and yes, Kanye is listed...

Did further goo-search, and yes, Kanye is listed among flat-earth celebrities... ;)

But, back to the main topic. If Sagan states the earth is flat then IT IS flat!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,236
Posted By GreenAnvil

I kid you not! ...

I kid you not!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=479tu4E6wc0
...see him in action at about 0:38 or so. :D

Actually, I stand corrected... Shaq wasnít responding to Kanye, but to Kyrie (Irving). My...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,236
Posted By GreenAnvil

I know! Weird...

I know! Weird...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,236
Posted By GreenAnvil

You missed the part where Shaquille OíNeal (you...

You missed the part where Shaquille OíNeal (you know, that HOF basketball player) is making all of this stuff up for fun! He was agreeing with Kanyeís statement that the earth is flat; after all,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,236
Posted By GreenAnvil

ďItís true. The Earth is flat. The Earth is flat....

ďItís true. The Earth is flat. The Earth is flat. Yeah, it is. Yes, it is. Listen, there are three ways to manipulate the mind ó what you read, what you see and what you hear. In school, first thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,551
Posted By GreenAnvil

Looking bad@ss... Trekmogul for Prez!

Looking bad@ss... Trekmogul for Prez!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,434
Posted By GreenAnvil

...and Google knows your brand of toothpaste... ;)

...and Google knows your brand of toothpaste... ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By GreenAnvil

At 160# 80psi seems to be plenty, but it depends...

At 160# 80psi seems to be plenty, but it depends on what you hit and at what speed, and if you had your full weight on the saddle at the moment of impact. Stuff happens.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,494
Posted By GreenAnvil

Looks like a shiny object:...

Looks like a shiny object:...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By GreenAnvil

Also, the conditions in the morning (wind, temp,...

Also, the conditions in the morning (wind, temp, humidity, stress level, traffic, etc.) may not have been the same as during the evening.

Too many variables, each unique to your own bodyís...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,022
Posted By GreenAnvil

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07BJZKLKS?psc=1&re...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07BJZKLKS?psc=1&ref=ppx_pop_mob_b_asin_title
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By GreenAnvil

Make sure to visit the restroom before every...

Make sure to visit the restroom before every ride. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,506
Posted By GreenAnvil

Wow. Iím going to sub to this thread and then go...

Wow. Iím going to sub to this thread and then go hide in a corner. Iím not worthy...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,528
Posted By GreenAnvil

In terms of comfort it is very noticeable,...

In terms of comfort it is very noticeable, especially on the Ultegras. I donít know why the Mavics feel a bit harsher but they are 64mm deep carbon so maybe thatís why. But both are much more...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,528
Posted By GreenAnvil

80f/85r Ultegra 6800/Yksion Mavic...

80f/85r

Ultegra 6800/Yksion
Mavic Comete/Yksion
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By GreenAnvil

Purple?

Purple?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By GreenAnvil

Iím running tubeless on Ultegra 6800s and Mavic...

Iím running tubeless on Ultegra 6800s and Mavic wheels (both sets with Yksion Pro UST tires). I havenít run them long enough, but so far Iím enjoying the low-pressure ride comfort and lower rolling...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By GreenAnvil

On some deep Mavic wheels (Comete UST) the valve...

On some deep Mavic wheels (Comete UST) the valve is actually a valve and an extender, in which case the dipstick method wonít work as the dipstick wonít fit through the tiny hole. Gotta pop the bead...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,000
Posted By GreenAnvil

Gotcha. Well, you seem to have a decent engine....

Gotcha. Well, you seem to have a decent engine. Unless youíre riding with P/1s and the hammer is really really going down I donít see how you wonít be able to eek out a few extra slippery watts and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,089
Posted By GreenAnvil

Beautiful place! Thx 4 posting.

Beautiful place! Thx 4 posting.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,000
Posted By GreenAnvil

Iíd look at power data if I were you. If the pack...

Iíd look at power data if I were you. If the pack is cruising along at 25mph (assuming flat terrain) that shouldnít be too hard, assuming you position yourself properly. Letís say youíre putting out...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By GreenAnvil

Nice. I recently went tubeless as well, fitting...

Nice. I recently went tubeless as well, fitting Mavic Yksion TL tires on an Ultegra 6800 wheelset. Replaced the valves with removable core ones I bought at REI, and used regular Orange Seal. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,484
Posted By GreenAnvil

Another vote for leg and arm warmers and a wind...

Another vote for leg and arm warmers and a wind vest. Additionally, I wear a skull cap that covers my ears and full fingered gloves.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,099
Posted By GreenAnvil

For me, if money was no object, Iíd be retired,...

For me, if money was no object, Iíd be retired, Iíd have a camper van for four, and a trailer with the following bikes: 1) road, 2) gravel, 3) mountain, and 4) touring. Then Iíd spend the majority of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 26,686
Posted By GreenAnvil

This is perfect! Talk-shift your early-adopting...

This is perfect! Talk-shift your early-adopting buudies to their hardest gear on that crucial climb... >:-)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,681
Posted By GreenAnvil

Hereís my take. 1) You need to learn how to...

Hereís my take.
1) You need to learn how to test in order to test well. Since youíre new you probably donít know how to pace yourself for a solid 20 min effort. So your true FTP may not be what your...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 9,683
Posted By GreenAnvil

Because like digital photography in filmís...

Because like digital photography in filmís heyday, itís coming, and itís here, whether you like it or not. You could still ride rim brakes (like you can still shoot film), but theyíll be less common...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,368
Posted By GreenAnvil

https://www.bicycling.com/news/a20034489/animal-at...

https://www.bicycling.com/news/a20034489/animal-attack-bike/
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,368
Posted By GreenAnvil

Iíd much rather take my chances with animals in...

Iíd much rather take my chances with animals in rural areas than with ANIMALS behind steering wheels in urban areas...

Closest encounters for me:
1) black bear in Colorado (not really a close...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,158
Posted By GreenAnvil

The answer to this big mess is 42.

The answer to this big mess is 42.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By GreenAnvil

Does it hold the bar tightly enough? Iím...

Does it hold the bar tightly enough? Iím concerned that the stem plate screw additional length might cause some flex under heavy sprint efforts.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,174
Posted By GreenAnvil

Nice bike. Enjoy your new ride!

Nice bike. Enjoy your new ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By GreenAnvil

^^^^^^^ ĒIt doesn't take long to swap pads if...

^^^^^^^
ĒIt doesn't take long to swap pads if you have good shoes/holders.Ē

This. Takes me about 5-10 minutes on Ultegra.
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