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10-01-22, 02:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 334
Posted By sean.hwy

He's currently 13lb 10 week puppy. Hopefully if I...

He's currently 13lb 10 week puppy. Hopefully if I start him young he will be ok when he is older. At least that's the plan. Might ended up only last two weeks. We will see.

Looking forward to...
09-30-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 334
Posted By sean.hwy

Do you guys still spend money on your other...

Do you guys still spend money on your other hobbies once you started biking? lol My 240z and LS El Camino need some $$ <3 but it's just more fun, less expensive and better for my health when I dump...
09-30-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 334
Posted By sean.hwy

thanks. 1972 240z Used to be heavy...

thanks.

1972 240z

Used to be heavy into classic cars. That all stopped once I started biking. Now they just collect dust. ha-ha
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,990
Posted By sean.hwy

Crater Lake last weekend when they closed it down...

Crater Lake last weekend when they closed it down to cars.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,990
Posted By sean.hwy

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 10,957
Posted By sean.hwy

I bought six cheap mason jars from amazon. Since...

I bought six cheap mason jars from amazon. Since I have so many jars it allows me to let the used jar settle for a week then pour most the mineral spirits through a coffee filter into another clean...
08-19-22, 01:33 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,763
Posted By sean.hwy

Did you mean kmh instead of mph ? Is this...

Did you mean kmh instead of mph ?

Is this for real? Just doing 30mph solo on road bike ( not a TT bike ) it's almost impossible ( not sprinting for a few minutes )



article from 2017...
08-19-22, 01:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 799
Posted By sean.hwy

The more I read about what it's like on road (...

The more I read about what it's like on road ( flying ), I don't think the job is for me. I just let it go. From my understanding I would be flying to several different customer sites. Keeping a 2nd...
08-03-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By sean.hwy

In the last two years I have owned systemsix (...

In the last two years I have owned systemsix ( aero road bike ), alloy topstone ( gravel bike ), giant revolt adv 2 ( gravel bike ) & now Ibix MX gravel bike.

When I put on the same carbon wheels...
07-21-22, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By sean.hwy

If the hole is small it will seal it self while...

If the hole is small it will seal it self while riding. Saw this other day when someone was riding a gravel bike. A bunch of orange sealant spurted out. A few seconds later it stopped. Tire still...
07-16-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,736
Posted By sean.hwy

I grew up on tech. old dude here. I hate touch...

I grew up on tech. old dude here. I hate touch screen in the car ( radio, heater & A/C ) prefer buttons. I hate ipads/tablets prefer a laptop/desktop. I hate typing on my iphone, will always switch...
07-13-22, 02:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,161
Posted By sean.hwy

I have knee injury on both knees. Hurst to be...

I have knee injury on both knees. Hurst to be clicked in. I wear flat bottom mnt bike shoes like from 510. There's other good brands to choose from. They make the soul stiffer than regular running...
07-12-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By sean.hwy

ooo. will have to book mark that. thx

ooo. will have to book mark that.


thx
07-07-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 494
Posted By sean.hwy

I don't have the space, so I don't have any real...

I don't have the space, so I don't have any real world experience.

If you don't mind spending money, everyone seems to love the park tool one.
Park Tool INF-2 Shop Inflator Presta/Schrader...
07-04-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,163
Posted By sean.hwy

Pretty bike. I almost bought the exact frame.

Pretty bike. I almost bought the exact frame.
07-02-22, 11:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,521
Posted By sean.hwy

I have 2 gravel bikes. 2x and 1x. I find the 2x...

I have 2 gravel bikes. 2x and 1x. I find the 2x comes into it's own as a dual purpose bike. slap on some carbon wheels and gp5000 road tires and try and keep up with my road buddies.

1x is perfect...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 877
Posted By sean.hwy

If the member average 24 mph for the whole ride...

If the member average 24 mph for the whole ride not just a flat section with a tail wind I would suggest a slower riding group. I don't know anyone that can AVERAGE 24 mph for 2+ hour ride on public...
06-27-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,095
Posted By sean.hwy

I purchased the park tool cone wrench the other...

I purchased the park tool cone wrench the other day. thx for your help.

...
06-25-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By sean.hwy

The do. It's called crit racing ...

The do. It's called crit racing

https://usacycling.org/article/learning-the-cycling-skills-for-your-first-criterium


30 to 60 minutes on bike is basically an all out sprint.
06-17-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,053
Posted By sean.hwy

This is my understanding also. On a long descent...

This is my understanding also. On a long descent steep I brake several times and coast vs just one long brake.
06-16-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By sean.hwy

https://praxiscycles.com/product/zayante-carbon/ ...

https://praxiscycles.com/product/zayante-carbon/
https://praxiscycles.com/product/levatime-ii-x-kit/...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By sean.hwy

On my aero road bike systemsix it was not the...

On my aero road bike systemsix it was not the width but the height the was really close. 23/25mm fit great. The gp5000 28mm just barely fit in the back by the seat post.

several of my photos...
06-15-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 156
Posted By sean.hwy

sorry about that. my only question was...

sorry about that.


my only question was can I use my current crankset (arms and axel) and just buy 1x with the link provided above. If the answer was yes do I need short bolts. That was answered....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,020
Posted By sean.hwy

Once your ride on gp 5000 and get used to the...

Once your ride on gp 5000 and get used to the speed it's hard to go back. ha-ha

I tried to get my gf to switch the gravel king slicks for day to day rides. She's 90lbs, she was very noticeably...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 881,491
Posted By sean.hwy

Sportsbasement has 25% on Cannondale bikes! ...

Sportsbasement has 25% on Cannondale bikes!

If I didn't already just buy an Ibis gravel bike I would buy a Topstone 1 alloy bike.
...
06-03-22, 01:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By sean.hwy

I have the same bike. The factory tires are...

I have the same bike. The factory tires are horrible. The gravel kings "SLICKS" are better for most things, if you can believe that. The one area the factory tire seems to better than any tire I have...
05-06-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,188
Posted By sean.hwy

Last month I was riding my gravel bike up some...

Last month I was riding my gravel bike up some gravel/mnt bike trail. I am working hard for my 2.5 to 4 mph. I see a jogger way down the hill. He kept getting bigger..... oh no.. I am not getting...
05-04-22, 12:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By sean.hwy

Can you get them from lightbicycle or winspace?

Can you get them from lightbicycle or winspace?
04-27-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,430
Posted By sean.hwy

OMG that's funny you should say that. Out of my...

OMG that's funny you should say that. Out of my bike friends I am the one you want in the photo so you look better. I never seem to be able to match put/ together the "look".
04-22-22, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By sean.hwy

This ^^^ same for the gravel bikes.

This ^^^ same for the gravel bikes.
04-22-22, 01:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,855
Posted By sean.hwy

I wanted to buy the HT Highball but they didn't...

I wanted to buy the HT Highball but they didn't have it in my size. I got the Blur instead which is almost like a HT.

...
03-10-22, 02:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,415
Posted By sean.hwy

I have kind of wonder about this myself. I used...

I have kind of wonder about this myself. I used to be an auto mechanic. I probably have 1000+ tools. ( ok I did count them but it's a lot )

I don't mind selling stuff on fb/craigslist if it's 500+...
03-07-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 804
Posted By sean.hwy

air pod pro...

air pod pro (https://support.apple.com/guide/airpods/airpods-controls-devb2c431317/1.0/web/1.0)

maybe I will look into these. They allow noise in the background to come in and you can skip a song....
Forum: Commuting
03-07-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,578
Posted By sean.hwy

this ^^^ If I am just riding for 10 to 15...

this ^^^

If I am just riding for 10 to 15 minutes I might just wear my work clothes and ride slow. At 60 minutes I would wear normal bike clothes and just change close at work.
Forum: Commuting
03-07-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By sean.hwy

I purchased the garmin 130 plus for the gf. You...

I purchased the garmin 130 plus for the gf. You can sometimes find it on sale. She likes it a lot.

I know Cateye makes a non gps bike computer that does speed and distance not sure about the other...
02-28-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,639
Posted By sean.hwy

thanks for your response. Not wanted I wanted to...

thanks for your response. Not wanted I wanted to hear but I understand that's just how the us laws work now :/

get away with murder in an auto as long as you are not drunk

speeding ok
reckless...
02-21-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By sean.hwy

bike helmet w/built in lights

I am looking for recommendations for a name brand helmet ( not aliexpress etc.. ) with a built in rear light that last at least 5 to 6 hours. I used to use hair ties to hold on the little bike tail...
02-21-22, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,639
Posted By sean.hwy

Did they ever name the driver? Any chargers for...

Did they ever name the driver? Any chargers for the driver?
02-11-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,223
Posted By sean.hwy

I have this and didn't find it all that useful. ...

I have this and didn't find it all that useful.

This tool has been great though kool stop (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001AYML7K/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1)

...
02-03-22, 12:57 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,317
Posted By sean.hwy

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-20-22, 02:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By sean.hwy

My gf is under 5 feet. She rides a Liv devote adv...

My gf is under 5 feet. She rides a Liv devote adv 2. She uses lightspeed carbon wheels for the road and the OEM wheels and tires for the gravel.

Seat tube is 39 cm....
01-17-22, 04:02 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,188
Posted By sean.hwy

When you see a BF post like "what do ride" with...

When you see a BF post like "what do ride" with 5000 plus posts and you can't remember if you already posted.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,959
Posted By sean.hwy

how much weight difference ? 1.5 + lbs go...

how much weight difference ?

1.5 + lbs go for the carbon bike.

0.6 to 1.4 lbs coin flip

less than 1/2 pound go the cheaper bike with threaded bottom bracket
Forum: BMX
01-13-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,824
Posted By sean.hwy

thx I wish I was good at doing wheelies....

thx

I wish I was good at doing wheelies. Back in the day if I was really really lucky I good probably do a wheelie for 10 to 20 feet. lol 90% of the time maybe 4 or 5 pedal revolutions
01-11-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,143
Posted By sean.hwy

(2006 - 2012 ) V6 Rav4 Awd with a trailer hitch....

(2006 - 2012 ) V6 Rav4 Awd with a trailer hitch. Will fit two bikes easy on the inside with the tires attached. It might fit more. Never tried it though. I use the trailer with the bike rack 99% of...
01-11-22, 02:34 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 11,348
Posted By sean.hwy

If you like hiking, trail running, nature you...

If you like hiking, trail running, nature you can't beat gravel riding. It combines both into something better.

I probably ride 90% road, 7% gravel, 3% mountain bike. The road bike is just the...
12-31-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,171
Posted By sean.hwy

Not sure what the difference is between a GRX...

Not sure what the difference is between a GRX RX-810 & GRX RX-600. My Revolt comes with rx-810 and it works well with the 11-40 cassette.

My Giant revolt adv 2 comes with

Crankset Praxis...
12-30-21, 02:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,503
Posted By sean.hwy

I ride to just to get out of the house. If the...

I ride to just to get out of the house. If the weather allows it I ride 5 to 7 times a week. I have an indoor trainer but I get so bored on it I have not set it up since I put away back in april.
...
12-03-21, 01:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By sean.hwy

Going to have to try the white vinegar trick then.

Going to have to try the white vinegar trick then.
12-03-21, 01:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,499
Posted By sean.hwy

I have long switched to gp 5000s. not sure if I...

I have long switched to gp 5000s. not sure if I was just having a bad day or what but I have never had the problem again on this rim or my other 20 rims. Between the gf's bikes, my bikes and the...
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