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06-24-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By on the path

You could probably save some time and get the...

You could probably save some time and get the correct info from Park Tool customer service. They've been great when I've dealt with them.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By sjh953

With my Nuun tablets, I rotate between two 59oz...

With my Nuun tablets, I rotate between two 59oz "Simply Lemonade" fruit juice bottles that I keep in the door of my fridge. When I empty one bottle, I add water and two tablets, then move it into the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,246
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I think we have a winner here. Dave

I think we have a winner here. Dave
06-21-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,246
Posted By nomadmax

I wouldn't use a rattle gun on any part of a...

I wouldn't use a rattle gun on any part of a bicycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,246
Posted By datlas

Tried to bang in loose bar end plug while riding....

Tried to bang in loose bar end plug while riding. Don’t try it!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 03:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,246
Posted By Greatestalltime

The best time to forget to open the valve is when...

The best time to forget to open the valve is when youíre using your only c02 cartridge.
06-20-19, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 964
Posted By canklecat

Conti Ultra Sport II are the best bargain in road...

Conti Ultra Sport II are the best bargain in road tires I've tried (equal to Conti SpeedRides, the best hybrid tire I've ridden). I've ridden 'em in 700x23 and 700x25, folding and wire bead, since...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,246
Posted By MyTi

When I was new to clipless I remember trying to...

When I was new to clipless I remember trying to clip out but just couldn't, and just fell over at a stop light. It was pretty dang embarrassing lol.
06-20-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By MAK

Not Your Typical Bike Path

Anyone ever ride this? Looks interesting.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sO2U3SqI5Uk
06-20-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 964
Posted By Ironfish653

I'm echoing everything that's been said before; ...

I'm echoing everything that's been said before; for $20, it's a pretty good tire.
They ride like a more expensive tire.
06-20-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 964
Posted By Gresp15C

Another satisfied customer here. I've got the...

Another satisfied customer here. I've got the 28mm tires on old 27" narrow rims. They ride great. They don't have the puncture resistant layer, but I don't think they've been any more flat-prone than...
06-20-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 964
Posted By curbtender

Same experience. They have good road feel, but...

Same experience. They have good road feel, but pick up debris pretty easy.
06-20-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 964
Posted By Mista Sparkle

I have a set, I ended up moving to gator skins as...

I have a set, I ended up moving to gator skins as I ended up with a lot of flats. Spent a lot of time committing on local bike trails so the was a fair amount of glass and other debris.

Ended up...
06-20-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 964
Posted By wphamilton

Do it! Finally a "decent tire" thread that I can...

Do it! Finally a "decent tire" thread that I can speak to (being excessively cheap), because that's a great price and those are nice rolling tires!
06-20-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 964
Posted By 2cam16

I've had them on my Trek 560 for a year now and...

I've had them on my Trek 560 for a year now and have had no issues. Good grip in the dry. No idea in damp. Running 700x23.
06-20-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 964
Posted By RockiesDad

They are great for the money. But I would...

They are great for the money. But I would consider them light to medium duty tires. I did get a flat once that was more of a cut than a puncture. I ran over some kind of metal strap and it left a...
06-20-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 964
Posted By cannonride15

NO issues, great tire, nice supple sidewalls and...

NO issues, great tire, nice supple sidewalls and smooth ride; but I wouldn't run 25mm anything by choice. Currently running these in 27x1/14 (32mm), love em!
06-20-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By CyclingFool95

Glad to see I'm not the only one, although I use...

Glad to see I'm not the only one, although I use Park ASC-1 where you use grease.
06-20-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,019
Posted By bakerjw

I keep mine for if I ever need to sell a bike. ...

I keep mine for if I ever need to sell a bike.
It is a selling point. "New Saddle!!! Never been used."
06-18-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 955
Posted By BurittoGrande

Saddles are tough. Figure out your sitbone width...

Saddles are tough. Figure out your sitbone width and THEN look for a proper saddle. More padding does not mean more comfy.
06-18-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 955
Posted By MSchott

I would suggest a saddle with much less padding....

I would suggest a saddle with much less padding. That may confuse you but a padded saddle is not optimal. The padding moves around as you shift on the seat. A firmer saddle and proper cycling shorts...
06-16-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,241
Posted By livedarklions

They don't belong on the urban MUP either. The...

They don't belong on the urban MUP either. The bright strobing just makes you and the people around you harder to see.
06-16-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 586
Posted By Geekage

Would something like a hitch platform mount in...

Would something like a hitch platform mount in the bed (https://www.rockymounts.com/collections/adaptor-and-truck-mounts/products/tomahawk-floor-mount) work for you?...
06-16-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,241
Posted By TimothyH

Using Strobes on the Trail

Please don't turn this into a complain thread.

I'd simply like to ask those of you who use high powered strobe lights on the rail trails to please stop.

I'm not talking about crowded,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,437
Posted By rubiksoval

I don't walk in my cycling shoes.

I don't walk in my cycling shoes.
06-15-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By Stormsedge

Uh...no.

Uh...no.
06-15-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,076
Posted By philbob57

Sleep. The better I sleep, the more energy I have.

Sleep. The better I sleep, the more energy I have.
06-15-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,687
Posted By f4rrest

Fish oil has plenty of omega-6. That's...

Fish oil has plenty of omega-6.

That's healthy.
06-14-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By cb400bill

Let's stop with the political discussion or this...

Let's stop with the political discussion or this thread will be moved to the P+R forum.
06-14-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,687
Posted By Reynolds

Am I the only one here who suspects this might be...

Am I the only one here who suspects this might be part of an elaborate scheme by some big bike manufacturer to reintroduce shaft-drive bikes?
06-14-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,687
Posted By livedarklions

No, Nobody Knows is on third. The OP went home.

No, Nobody Knows is on third. The OP went home.
06-14-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,555
Posted By GlennR

Do you have a "safe" word?

Do you have a "safe" word?
06-13-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By ART_K

16mm

16mm
06-13-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,687
Posted By DrIsotope

Coke is inferior. Grape soda is where it's at,...

Coke is inferior. Grape soda is where it's at, more sugar. We used generic grape soda as traction compound in R/C racing on both dirt and asphalt for many, many years.

The statements about the...
06-13-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,687
Posted By MattTheHat

That would be incorrect. ...

That would be incorrect.

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/coca-cola-acids/

The MSDS for Coke can be found here:

http://firebears.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/256481.pdf

In short, it's...
06-13-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,687
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Water is dangerous "in bulk" too, zillions of...

Water is dangerous "in bulk" too, zillions of people are exposed to the deadly hazard of water "in bulk" when they find themselves drinking and breathing it for a few minutes.:rolleyes:
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,146
Posted By Darth Lefty

Was this something I was supposed to do on a...

Was this something I was supposed to do on a scheduled interval?
06-12-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,092
Posted By indyfabz

How is someone who is not Froome testing a bike...

How is someone who is not Froome testing a bike going to shed meaningful light on the bike will handle when Froome is riding it? Riding style will affect how a bike handles. And in Froome's case, you...
06-12-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,092
Posted By cthenn

I don't know what to tell you man. I don't like...

I don't know what to tell you man. I don't like the guy, he's this generation's Armstrong, from his dodgy rise from nothing, to his team's boring ass Postal train tactics, to his unlikable...
06-12-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,912
Posted By shelbyfv

Any guesses as to OP's previous user name?

Any guesses as to OP's previous user name?
06-12-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By fietsbob

Enough to cover the spoke head holes in the rim, ...

Enough to cover the spoke head holes in the rim, without interfering with the tire installation.
06-12-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,912
Posted By TimothyH

Police on Trek Y11's... ...

Police on Trek Y11's...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rp21BeAWM8o

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/614x429/78358293_614_c35f1701cc1eb010263deee5e2711e717e208e00.jpg


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06-12-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - the last tape I bought for my road bike...

fwiw - the last tape I bought for my road bike was 16mm
06-12-19, 12:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By Trevtassie

The Schwalbe blue tape is next level from Velox....

The Schwalbe blue tape is next level from Velox. Super strong and doesn't absorb water. Only thing is getting the valve hole in it as it's so tough. Helps if you can pre punch it.
06-11-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By 77Eric

I agree w/what dsbrantjr said and Iíve also...

I agree w/what dsbrantjr said and Iíve also standardized on a thin tape but itís made by Zipp. Itís got a few widths to choose from, is not expensive and is very tight so it stays in place.
06-11-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By DOS

That looks to be an archetype rim..I have them...

That looks to be an archetype rim..I have them and recognize the pic from their site; they have an internal width of 17.5mm and are not designed for tubeless. 16mm or 17mm velox tape works.
06-11-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 882
Posted By Trsnrtr

I know that I'm late to this thread, but Velomine...

I know that I'm late to this thread, but Velomine is my semi-local Campy toy store. And other stuff, too. Service has always been top notch and the guys are very helpful.
06-11-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By dsbrantjr

Ideally the tape would cover the entire base of...

Ideally the tape would cover the entire base of the rim without going up the side walls. If it too narrow it can squirm to one side and expose the spoke holes; too wide and it will interfere with...
06-11-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By Iride01

Someone mentioned tubeless.... you weren't asking...

Someone mentioned tubeless.... you weren't asking about rim tape for a tubeless build were you?

Just in case you aren't talking tubeless, 11 mm is my go to. I just want to cover the spokes. ...
06-11-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By jlaw

Tubeless is an art and a science. The main...

Tubeless is an art and a science. The main purpose of tubeless rim tape is to seal the spoke holes in the rim to keep the air and sealant in. Beyond this, some rim/tire combinations benefit from...
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