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01-13-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 436
Posted By Sy Reene

FSA markets a 32mm setback post. Search for FSA...

FSA markets a 32mm setback post. Search for FSA SB32
01-11-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,033
Posted By Sy Reene

There's all kinds of crappy 'electrical' tape...

There's all kinds of crappy 'electrical' tape sold and available out there. I suspect that anyone finding their tape coming undone in heat, or the glue seeping, is using one of those. Stick with 3M...
01-06-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 885
Posted By Sy Reene

Whatever saddle you choose to ride, won't help...

Whatever saddle you choose to ride, won't help your friend. I'd suggest he look for his own solution.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,596
Posted By Sy Reene

Though looking at the OP posted photo, it appears...

Though looking at the OP posted photo, it appears you could just turn your hands and instead of gripping the tops, you could instead grip the sides anywhere along that long stretch of extension and...
01-03-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,762
Posted By Sy Reene

True story.. I tested my wheel balance and found...

True story.. I tested my wheel balance and found they always settled where the rim seam is pinned at the bottom. The valve, exactly opposite that seam. Adding the valve cap exactly made the wheel...
12-31-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 880
Posted By Sy Reene

Spoke lights, handlebar streamers, and matchy...

Spoke lights, handlebar streamers, and matchy matchy anodized colored tube valve caps.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,310
Posted By Sy Reene

A more angled upward stem fwiw, will be...

A more angled upward stem fwiw, will be effectively closer to you, so you may not need a nominally shorter stem if flipped upward and eg. of a 10-14 degree make.
Another option for more effective...
12-28-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,442
Posted By Sy Reene

I would think a big difference confirming seal...

I would think a big difference confirming seal and no leak, between eg. the 80 or so PSI you would be testing within a tire/wheel, vs outside a tire/wheel where probably 10psi would be pushing it?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Sy Reene

FWIW, though not a great angle/photo, the tilt...

FWIW, though not a great angle/photo, the tilt bolt under the saddle appears might be a T25 torx

Just a guess, looking at the clamp style, the 7RND is probably saying that the clamp is only...
12-27-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By Sy Reene

Lemme guess.. it's all about bleeding hydraulic...

Lemme guess.. it's all about bleeding hydraulic brake lines, replacing tubeless sealant, and charging Di2 batteries?
:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By Sy Reene

If I were going alloy, the Zipp SL70 would be my...

If I were going alloy, the Zipp SL70 would be my choice.
https://www.excelsports.com/main.asp?page=8&description=Service+Course+SL%2D70+Ergo+Handlebar&vendorCode=ZIPP&major=1&minor=15
12-25-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,494
Posted By Sy Reene

I've seen the rookie falls from failing to...

I've seen the rookie falls from failing to unclip, did it myself once. You're suggesting these falls occur with both feet still clipped in. Not that I've seen or experienced, typically the fall is...
12-25-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,494
Posted By Sy Reene

Left, but for the exact opposite reason.. my...

Left, but for the exact opposite reason.. my stronger right is the foot I'll accelerate/start up with, as it's still clipped in, because I'm right handed.
12-24-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,516
Posted By Sy Reene

One piece of advice, check your browser and...

One piece of advice, check your browser and country settings on the site you found. If you have it set to USA, it will likely show a lower price than if you select the Euro country your sister is...
12-24-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,634
Posted By Sy Reene

I'm so confused and don't know which way is which...

I'm so confused and don't know which way is which with my tires :rolleyes:
So in theory, this pattern should face one way on the front, and the reverse direction on the rear?...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,702
Posted By Sy Reene

One website's results, filtered for 4-hole...

One website's results, filtered for 4-hole Speedplay. Looks like just Gaerne and Northwave. I'd go with Northwave and the adaptor system they use for Speedplay if stack height was really that...
12-22-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,043
Posted By Sy Reene

Sorry, nothing specific to recommend. A decent...

Sorry, nothing specific to recommend. A decent article that has some ideas linked below, including different tires and/or having wheels checked for round.
Stock tires on a Madone are 25s, have you...
12-19-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,071
Posted By Sy Reene

Common with eg. Vittoria city tires. Urbano...

Common with eg. Vittoria city tires. Urbano product list:

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1206x788/urbano_skus_beccb280c673857306f532f0716af1b824b6dbbb.jpg
12-17-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 611
Posted By Sy Reene

+1 for Arundel, but I'm going a bit more...

+1 for Arundel, but I'm going a bit more minimalist with the Pico. I have the same stuff in mine as Primov, but just 1 of the CO2s and I don't carry a chain tool. Also have a pair of nitrile gloves...
12-13-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,032
Posted By Sy Reene

I did read a bit about it. But either way...

I did read a bit about it. But either way (turning or not), the act of braking increases the load on a tire. Increased load = increased friction = increased wear. In general, the inference would...
12-12-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 931
Posted By Sy Reene

Second off, that's a pretty shiny carbon rim....

Second off, that's a pretty shiny carbon rim. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 812,327
Posted By Sy Reene

Yeah, I used to have a bit more white in both...

Yeah, I used to have a bit more white in both places. Eg. serfas stitched tape. Going full white I have really no desire to do -- cleaning reasons mostly, but also (just my opinion) a bit too...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,519
Posted By Sy Reene

No problem here.. coaster brakes work just fine.

No problem here.. coaster brakes work just fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,606
Posted By Sy Reene

My guess is, if it's an alignment/angle thing,...

My guess is, if it's an alignment/angle thing, that variations exist depending on how many tooth differences there are in the cassette to the next lower cog, and/or also the next higher, or something...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,606
Posted By Sy Reene

Actually, though no idea if this is because of...

Actually, though no idea if this is because of what was claimed.. the part number is different:...
11-30-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,044
Posted By Sy Reene

OP is screwed

OP is screwed
11-29-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,487
Posted By Sy Reene

Thanks. If you want your own.. just for giggles...

Thanks.
If you want your own.. just for giggles found this, which I think is identical size/yr to mine :D...
11-29-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,487
Posted By Sy Reene

This one, excluding the saddle bag and filled...

This one, excluding the saddle bag and filled water bottle: https://www.bikeforums.net/21810910-post2922.html
Nashbar is quite a bit heavier; never weighed it, and has a rear rack etc... built up...
11-29-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,487
Posted By Sy Reene

My bike is about 210 lbs with me sitting on it.

My bike is about 210 lbs with me sitting on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 812,327
Posted By Sy Reene

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1203x897/snipbike_830cfbbd94e6e825aa0c42fff80703e90e85c180.jpg
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Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,027
Posted By Sy Reene

Van support

Van support
11-24-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,567
Posted By Sy Reene

A true friend does the the trig for you :-)

A true friend does the the trig for you :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,673
Posted By Sy Reene

If I had to have tan, I'd reduce requirement to...

If I had to have tan, I'd reduce requirement to 30mm and go with Corsa Controls.
11-16-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,421
Posted By Sy Reene

I'd be willing for there to be say, a national...

I'd be willing for there to be say, a national required Federal bike registration, but stickerless. Eg. $10, and every serial number of every new bike has to be entered with it's owner's info. ...
11-13-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,119
Posted By Sy Reene

Is the beer thing a real incentive, or just one...

Is the beer thing a real incentive, or just one of those things people think works? I guess I could install a rear rack to accommodate such, but seems excessive and questionable.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,627
Posted By Sy Reene

This.. The X-series I think is very hard to tell...

This.. The X-series I think is very hard to tell the difference unless you were a rider looking for reduced or no float, hence many folks saw little to no reason to switch to the slightly more...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By Sy Reene

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x763/613cy0p_2byhl_08beb757d6bdcda6ecb9cccbd63064800e69d87b.png
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By Sy Reene

So perhaps counterintuitively, this suggests you...

So perhaps counterintuitively, this suggests you do entire rides in maybe only 1 or 2 gears, and therefore, while every cog on your entire cassette may not be worn, you may more quickly wear out 2-3...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,230
Posted By Sy Reene

And, while we 've figured out what the OP is...

And, while we 've figured out what the OP is asking about, it is worthwhile to reiterate that Tubeless tires ARE Clinchers. All Clinchers are not tubeless however.
11-03-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,105
Posted By Sy Reene

Gear Floss. Or, take up photography. ...

Gear Floss.

Or, take up photography. there's always another lens you really need.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By Sy Reene

The F3 stuff looks well put together fwiw. I...

The F3 stuff looks well put together fwiw. I guess with these types of attachments, you can pick any stem you want mostly?
https://www.f3cycling.com/formmount
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,716
Posted By Sy Reene

Good luck with your endeavors. Since Speedplay...

Good luck with your endeavors. Since Speedplay (aka Wahoo) seems to be bowing out of the market, it can't hurt to have other alternatives. This video though makes me a bit concerned about how it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,069
Posted By Sy Reene

Gotcha.. agree. for some reason, somewhere along...

Gotcha.. agree. for some reason, somewhere along the line this thread became about (non-evident) supply chain problems (or even questioning if Pedros was still in business)
10-29-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,236
Posted By Sy Reene

To be honest, I'm not sure I know any...

To be honest, I'm not sure I know any professional cyclists. Maybe the '33' is a better forum for a question like this?
10-29-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,732
Posted By Sy Reene

Seemingly a lot of these stories are often...

Seemingly a lot of these stories are often sidewall related. Just as frequently they're conti 5k stories. With propensity to wider rims, is there possibly something to it that the center tread...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 15,765
Posted By Sy Reene

Pre-Powerbars.. good stuff! ...

Pre-Powerbars.. good stuff!
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x284/hostess_fruit_pies2_bd87baf24dbe3492dd53c50cb59ffdca062c9d7e.jpg
10-25-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By Sy Reene

Just parts (ie. not clothing, bikes themselves,...

Just parts (ie. not clothing, bikes themselves, etc)?
UniversalCycles.com is pretty good for this
overseas, Bike24 has pretty good filtering and extensive inventory listings
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,327
Posted By Sy Reene

Are you only talking about differences at any...

Are you only talking about differences at any given moment in time on your readout (laptop vs. garmin)? Or is this post-ride and you're finding this difference for the whole ride (eg. avg power)?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By Sy Reene

Yeah, I have no complaints re: their sister model...

Yeah, I have no complaints re: their sister model to these, the Sprint Aero Wides (same rim but polished silver, upgraded hubs).

That said, to get the same rims and some manner of customization,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,860
Posted By Sy Reene

Yay! We did it! Good job everyone

Yay! We did it! Good job everyone
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