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05-07-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,701
Posted By sean.hwy

I had an aluminum top stone 105 gravel bike that...

I had an aluminum top stone 105 gravel bike that had two wheel sets. Recently sold it and purchased a gravel bike carbon Giant Revolt Advance 2. I swap out my wheel sets all the time.

My GF has a...
05-07-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 800
Posted By sean.hwy

A lot people have recommend...

A lot people have recommend https://www.seasucker.com for my 240z on a another car forum I am on.

I just bought a pos 2006 v6 rav4 for the bikes. works great with kuat hitch on the back. if I...
05-06-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 498
Posted By sean.hwy

I bought the same bike and color a few weeks...

I bought the same bike and color a few weeks back. The LBS store I bought it from is no longer in business. Can I take my bike to any bike store that carries Giant for warranty to work or am I SOL...
04-27-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By sean.hwy

With my knees I am at my limit with 34 x 34. No...

With my knees I am at my limit with 34 x 34. No way I could I do a 43 x 23. Did they not have any hills back then?
04-26-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By sean.hwy

Bicycle Sunday Returns, May 2

https://parks.smcgov.org/press-release/bicycle-sunday-returns-may-2

...
04-22-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,366
Posted By sean.hwy

thank you

thank you
04-21-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,366
Posted By sean.hwy

I like the wide light (mine is more of spot light...

I like the wide light (mine is more of spot light ) mounted under the computer. How much and where did you get this light ?
04-17-21, 02:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,651
Posted By sean.hwy

I bought the same bike. I got the revolt advanced...

I bought the same bike. I got the revolt advanced 2. I have raceface plastic pedals and I use Shimano mnt bike flat pedal shoes. Love the set up. I have a 2nd road wheel set up and use the flat...
04-16-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,796
Posted By sean.hwy

this was pretty flat. I wanted to avg 20 mph for...

this was pretty flat. I wanted to avg 20 mph for about 36 mile loop. I wanted to pace myself so I could make it the whole way. This was a solo ride so there was
not any reason to pull one moment,...
04-16-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,944
Posted By sean.hwy

I miss my assioma pedals that measured power. I...

I miss my assioma pedals that measured power. I sold mine because the mountain bike style mount bother my knees. I loved the power meter for just tracking my daily workout. You can't use avg mph...
04-15-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,796
Posted By sean.hwy

When and how do you use your heart rate...

When and how do you use your heart rate information ? What number do you try and stick with and why ?

The very few times I sprint I just ignore my garmin. If I was doing all out intervals I would...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By sean.hwy

I think you will be happier with the 32s.

I think you will be happier with the 32s.
04-15-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By sean.hwy

Lezyne pump...

Lezyne pump (https://www.amazon.com/Lezyne-Sport-Drive-Hand-Pump/dp/B008R5MKJ4)

I have two of these on both of my bikes. Works well. Works so well I stopped carrying co2 cartridge bicycle pump. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,359
Posted By sean.hwy

down hill helmet...

down hill helmet...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,359
Posted By sean.hwy

30's much past that I don't feel so safe with...

30's much past that I don't feel so safe with bicycle level safety gear. I wish someone would make football helmet for bicycle. Protect your face but still have fresh air and not heavy like a full...
04-08-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By sean.hwy

goridebicycles.com closed

I went to goridebicycles.com last night and the site says they have closed :/

Seems like in today's market they would be doing really well.
04-08-21, 02:02 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,044
Posted By sean.hwy

I can avg 20mph for about 2 hours on the flats. ...

I can avg 20mph for about 2 hours on the flats.

I can do 25mph for about 20 seconds. Hopefully in a few years I can work up to 25mph.
04-08-21, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By sean.hwy

Works with garmen 1030 plus and my mac laptop.

Works with garmen 1030 plus and my mac laptop.
04-07-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,044
Posted By sean.hwy

Strava let's me know I am not that fast. ...

Strava let's me know I am not that fast.

Ever get passed by one of those guys in that top 1% of strava? Two days ago while riding in the hills I hear "on your left" out of no where. The guy blew...
03-19-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,151
Posted By sean.hwy

Is it big enough to stuff bike pants and jacket...

Is it big enough to stuff bike pants and jacket in?
03-19-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,151
Posted By sean.hwy

For me if it's for "cycling" it should be aero,...

For me if it's for "cycling" it should be aero, hi visibility and reflective at night or might as well just use the other 100 back packs that I already own.
03-19-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 954
Posted By sean.hwy

for reference same age-ish. 147lbs I have been...

for reference
same age-ish. 147lbs I have been riding a year. I have never done an FTP test but my rides and zwift with sarris h3 predicts I am around 180 FTP. Going to be a long time before I...
03-11-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By sean.hwy

cxwrench thanks for the tips. will try that. ...

cxwrench thanks for the tips. will try that.


I have had the bike just under a year. The bike has about 3k miles on it. Since it was still under warrant I should have paid to have them replace...
03-11-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By sean.hwy

brake bleeder tool shimano 105

I am looking for recommendations on a good brake bleeder tool for my shimano equipped bicycles. I used to be an auto mechanic so have bleed
more brakes that I can count. Seems like from what I read...
Forum: Commuting
03-09-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,738
Posted By sean.hwy

Commuting ( lot's of stop lights ) I don't notice...

Commuting ( lot's of stop lights ) I don't notice any difference between my gravel bike and road bike. Plus if I am commuting my heat rate is like zone 2 or 3.


riding for fun at sustained pace...
03-07-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 963
Posted By sean.hwy

My garmin 1030 + with wheel sensor is not instant...

My garmin 1030 + with wheel sensor is not instant :/

I bought the speed sensor thinking it was going to be night and day different. At least for me it was not. I am sure it's more accurate and...
03-07-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,488
Posted By sean.hwy

Garmin 1030 plus for all the reasons you listed....

Garmin 1030 plus for all the reasons you listed. You are going to want the bigger screen. I wish it was even bigger. The garmin just works and it's all integrated so well.

If you don't care about...
03-04-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By sean.hwy

this one ? SHIMANO Dura-Ace OT-SP41...

this one ?

SHIMANO Dura-Ace OT-SP41 Polymer-Coated Derailleur Cable

https://www.amazon.com/SHIMANO-Dura-Ace-OT-SP41-Polymer-Coated-Derailleur/dp/B00C45K39C?th=1&psc=1



Product description
03-04-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By sean.hwy

What is a good recommend cable then? How...

What is a good recommend cable then?

How about this Jagwire?
...
03-04-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By sean.hwy

I see shifter cables housing set seem to vary in...

I see shifter cables housing set seem to vary in price from $10 to $40+ What am I missing ?

I have topstone gravel bike with shimano 105 group set.
Will this work my bike ?
SHIMANO Road Shift...
03-04-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By sean.hwy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zLXiNwVwDI ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zLXiNwVwDI

around 1:47 they use the tiny hose/sheath that I am talking about. Where can I buy that ?
03-04-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By sean.hwy

bicycle cable threader hose

My shifter cable broke at the hand set for my rear derailleur on my topstone gravel bike with shimano 105.
I was thinking of attempting to re cable the bike myself. I have watched several youtube...
03-03-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By sean.hwy

done

done
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,517
Posted By sean.hwy

I have very difficult time turning my feet out to...

I have very difficult time turning my feet out to get released from mnt bike and road bike pedals. Some of this is because my feet naturally point toes out and some of this is my bad knees from my...
02-24-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,901
Posted By sean.hwy

Another vote for the 1030 plus. I can't imagine...

Another vote for the 1030 plus. I can't imagine it being any smaller and being useful for navigation also.

When I used my iPhone 8 as strava / gps map navigation the battery would die around 3...
02-23-21, 02:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 782
Posted By sean.hwy

That's amazing that soft plastic wore through...

That's amazing that soft plastic wore through metal like that.
02-22-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 782
Posted By sean.hwy

Do you use plastic or metal water bottles ?

Do you use plastic or metal water bottles ?
02-22-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,506
Posted By sean.hwy

some gravel trails I ride on near me. What's nice...

some gravel trails I ride on near me. What's nice about a gavel bike is I can ride 30+ miles one way on the road to get to the gravel and then another 30+ miles on the road to get back home.

While...
02-21-21, 04:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,001
Posted By sean.hwy

+2 on tires. After that it gets too expensive to...

+2 on tires. After that it gets too expensive to feel a huge noticeable difference for what you paid. I would enjoy your current bike with nice new tires and save up for bike you like with the...
02-21-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,119
Posted By sean.hwy

I tried using my gopro9 today as point and shoot...

I tried using my gopro9 today as point and shoot camera with no luck. It's so much easier to just use my phone. I can do everything with one hand.

Are you guys just using one hand while riding...
02-20-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,119
Posted By sean.hwy

Yeah you are right. Need to fix that.

Yeah you are right. Need to fix that.
02-19-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,119
Posted By sean.hwy

best one handed POS camera

I currently just use my iphone 8 while riding my bike. Anyone have a great one handed Point And Shoot camera they can use while riding their bike ?

Something that easily fits in the back of your...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,795
Posted By sean.hwy

Cost of bike / ( hours of enjoyment a year ). At...

Cost of bike / ( hours of enjoyment a year ). At least that how I look at things. It's easy for me to spend money on bikes, smart trainer etc...
I think you more than got your moneys worth out of...
01-15-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,119
Posted By sean.hwy

For the hills around me I need a 1 to 1 ratio....

For the hills around me I need a 1 to 1 ratio. front 30 rear 30. My bike came with 52/36 spider chainring. I special ordered a 46/30 spider chainring from England.
I am not any faster up the hill...
01-14-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,886
Posted By sean.hwy

In my case I bought more expensive carbon wheels...

In my case I bought more expensive carbon wheels for my road bike. Then I kick down my my alloy wheels from the road bike to the gravel bike. So nice to have two wheels sets for the gravel bike when...
01-14-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,886
Posted By sean.hwy

drum roller tests is so flawed.

drum roller tests is so flawed.
01-14-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,968
Posted By sean.hwy

What do you use for your through axles? After...

What do you use for your through axles? After about 9 months of taking my wheels on & off so much that thin white paste grease is almost gone.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 11:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By sean.hwy

on my gravel bike topstone 54 my feet do NOT...

on my gravel bike topstone 54 my feet do NOT touch.

on my road bike systemsix size 54 my feet touch.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,105
Posted By sean.hwy

I am an x-auto-mechanic. I have sooooo many tools...

I am an x-auto-mechanic. I have sooooo many tools that I have only used a a handful times. ha-ha :/

yeah those jobs where money losers.

I guess I am as bad as people the collect...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,105
Posted By sean.hwy

They do look cool. The bigger benefit for me is...

They do look cool. The bigger benefit for me is now my gravel bike has two sets of rims :-) I probably ride the gravel bike 50% more. I just started last march. I try to ride every day from my...
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