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08-16-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,515
Posted By sean.hwy

I live in SJ. Every wed night I see people race...

I live in SJ. Every wed night I see people race aroundHellyer-Piercy Loop
https://www.strava.com/segments/18540038
08-12-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By sean.hwy

That sounds like a dream job! good for him. ...

That sounds like a dream job! good for him.

From my understanding it will be mostly just be the pacific northwest. Nothing exotic. Probably a bunch of small town usa, which would be fun to explore...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By sean.hwy

gravel king 32 slicks I used to run 28mm...

gravel king 32 slicks


I used to run 28mm gp5000 when I was just on the road and then switch over to another wheel set with the gravel kings 32mm. I like being able to ride offroad with gravel...
08-12-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By sean.hwy

yeah that's what I was afraid of. Seems like the...

yeah that's what I was afraid of. Seems like the travel job I am just going to be working/hotel/netflix/hotel gym/sleep.
08-11-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By sean.hwy

thanks, that's good to know. I have never been...

thanks, that's good to know. I have never been a frequent flyer. That makes me less hesitant to apply for the job.
08-11-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 357
Posted By sean.hwy

I have a gravel bike with four wheel sets. Only...

I have a gravel bike with four wheel sets. Only one wheel set has the speed sensor. My garmin 1030+ switches to gps mode when I use the wheels without the sensor.

I know it's using the speed...
08-11-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By sean.hwy

I have never had to travel for work unless you...

I have never had to travel for work unless you count like once every 5 years. I was looking into a new line of work that requires 50% of travel. Before I apply for the job I was wondering how...
08-11-22, 02:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By sean.hwy

travel for a living bring bike?

Anyone travel for a living and bring a bike with you? If I had to start to travel for a living I would end up just watching netflix/prime video all night after work. It would be a lot more fun to...
08-11-22, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By sean.hwy

That would be great if something like that...

That would be great if something like that existed. As far as I know there isn't something to turn your regular shoes into a bike shoe.

I was hit by a car on my motorcycle. My knees do not like to...
08-09-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,542
Posted By sean.hwy

I had to switch to a gravel bike with easier...

I had to switch to a gravel bike with easier gearing for the bay area. My knees where not happy grinding away for hours at like 40rpm on a road bike with 36 front 30 back. ha-ha

Hard to say what %...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,421
Posted By sean.hwy

I got mine fine. order 8/3/22 delivered...

I got mine fine.

order 8/3/22
delivered 8/6/22
08-04-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By sean.hwy

I have always just used the limit screws on the...

I have always just used the limit screws on the front and rear derailleurs. Super easy that way.
Forum: Commuting
08-04-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By sean.hwy

another 10-13mph for a short less than 5 mile...

another 10-13mph for a short less than 5 mile commute. Wearing work clothes, backpack with 14 inch mac laptop, hybrid bike.

Unless you're lucky to have a good route to work with little lights and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,421
Posted By sean.hwy

looks like I bought it just in time. says...

looks like I bought it just in time.

says label created but not shipped yet for me.


...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,421
Posted By sean.hwy

Are you stopping a trailer with 200 lb dog? ...

Are you stopping a trailer with 200 lb dog?



Going to do the Tahoe loop this weekend.

Loops like my brakes will be fine for this weekend. :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,421
Posted By sean.hwy

very good to know thank you going to plan an...

very good to know thank you

going to plan an order now
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,421
Posted By sean.hwy

I thought GRX only L04C and L03A Have you...

I thought GRX only L04C and L03A

Have you installed the L05A on your bike ? That's a great price.

Amazon wants' $85 for L03A :/...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3,059
Views: 878,203
Posted By sean.hwy

i don't like stationary bikes but at that price...

i don't like stationary bikes but at that price makes me think n+1.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,421
Posted By sean.hwy

thanks

thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,421
Posted By sean.hwy

Still good? Having trouble finding replacement...

Still good? Having trouble finding replacement GRX brake pads for the gravel bike. I am so used to auto brake pads. These bike pads look done to me but they are not to what I assume is the warning...
08-03-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
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...
08-01-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 310
Posted By sean.hwy

When I used to commute on motorcycle ( in the...

When I used to commute on motorcycle ( in the rain ) everyday with my mac laptop I used kriega.com . Mine was the roll up kind to keep the rain out.
They make great products.
08-01-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 465
Posted By sean.hwy

I find bib more comfortable. Don't have to be as...

I find bib more comfortable. Don't have to be as tight to keep them up. I ride with shorts 99% of the time though. Bathroom connivence > less tight bibs. ha-ha
08-01-22, 01:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 746
Posted By sean.hwy

I wish strava had it also. I have found myself...

I wish strava had it also. I have found myself wanting to check strava often before midnight.
07-28-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By sean.hwy

Do you have enough room? that looks pretty tight.

Do you have enough room? that looks pretty tight.
07-26-22, 11:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By sean.hwy

Bibs are 100x better while riding your bike. They...

Bibs are 100x better while riding your bike. They don't have to be as tight for falling down. No one sees your back side yada-yada.

Are the better for your whole day out ? TBH most of the time I...
07-22-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By sean.hwy

That makes me a feel a lot better for the trouble...

That makes me a feel a lot better for the trouble and cost I went to convert my Ibis MX to 2x. It's pretty easy and cheap to get a 400 or 600 grx left shifter but it's expensive and very difficult...
07-21-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By sean.hwy

shiamno grx 810 would be an upgrade. the 810...

shiamno grx 810 would be an upgrade. the 810 series has servo wave.
Is it worth the cost is up to you. I have two gravel bikes. Giant revolt adv 2 and Ibis MX. The Ibis has the 810 with servo wave....
07-21-22, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By sean.hwy

My Ibis MX Hakka came with Rear Derailleur...

My Ibis MX Hakka came with
Rear Derailleur Shimano GRX RX812 Shadow Plus
Cassette Shimano XT 11-46
praxis 40T
Shift Levers Shimano GRX R810

It shifted great.

I moved over the
Rear...
07-21-22, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
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: 2,552
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...
07-14-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 743
Posted By sean.hwy

What do you think they mean when they say "This...

What do you think they mean when they say "This will be a fully supported ride," ?

Do I only need to carry water and they care of flat tires & food? It would be nice to ride my bike with nothing...
07-13-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 591
Posted By sean.hwy

Some plastic don't play well with gasoline /...

Some plastic don't play well with gasoline / mineral spirits. While I know you can spend $$ and go to chemical store and buy the correct type of plastic
I also know plenty of people have used left...
07-13-22, 02:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,130
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, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 591
Posted By sean.hwy

One of these I am going to move to place that I...

One of these I am going to move to place that I get ultrasonic cleaner and air compressor.
07-12-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By sean.hwy

These guys are the experts on wheels, number of...

These guys are the experts on wheels, number of spokes you need for x amount of weight etc...



Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg)...
07-12-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By sean.hwy

ooo. will have to book mark that. thx

ooo. will have to book mark that.


thx
07-12-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 591
Posted By sean.hwy

I have been using a funnel and coffee filter to...

I have been using a funnel and coffee filter to clean the left over mineral spirits. I should probably need to let it settle for a week or more. After a few days it's not settled that much but I want...
07-12-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 591
Posted By sean.hwy

That's really good to know that it can last...

That's really good to know that it can last years. I have tried a few food containers without much luck.
07-12-22, 01:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By sean.hwy

Last sat I went to the Sports Basement / Wahoo...

Last sat I went to the Sports Basement / Wahoo gravel ride. They let you borrow a wahoo computer to test out. I had the garmin 1030+ and the newest wahoo computer side by side for my ride. It was...
07-12-22, 01:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,068
Posted By sean.hwy

I agree with you on the aero benefits for bike...

I agree with you on the aero benefits for bike avg 12 mph would be minimal.

I have lightbicycle 46 deep. I have never notice an issue with crosswinds except at high speed. Like going down hill at...
07-12-22, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By sean.hwy

I have not bike that far north yet. Mill Valley...

I have not bike that far north yet. Mill Valley is about 30 to 40 miles south of you and there's mt tam which is really nice.

https://www.strava.com/activities/6566262624
07-11-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 591
Posted By sean.hwy

After I let the mineral spirits settle for a day...

After I let the mineral spirits settle for a day or two I strain the rest through a coffee filter. I probably should have waiter more a like week for it settle. oh wells.

Do you just soak the...
07-11-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 591
Posted By sean.hwy

Mine leaked. ha-ha Which peanut butter did...

Mine leaked. ha-ha

Which peanut butter did you get?

I have tried various left over food containers without much luck. They would probably be ok if I didn't shake the container.
07-11-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 591
Posted By sean.hwy

easy to clean container for mineral spirits / gas that's clear-ish

I am looking for a container that I can shake with mineral spirits and chain. So, water tight and not shatter with a metal chain being shaken ( no glass mason jars etc.. )

This two stroke mixing...
07-11-22, 02:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,783
Posted By sean.hwy

I do a 37 mile route a lot. It's bumpy with a lot...

I do a 37 mile route a lot. It's bumpy with a lot of turns. There's only a few places that you can really settle down and just get in a tuck and put the power down for top speed.

aero bike (2019)...
07-08-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By sean.hwy

I have had these for two years on my gravel bike....

I have had these for two years on my gravel bike. Never lost a water bottle. I take my gravel bike over mtb trails with big ruts/drops etc...

$28 for two

ThinkTop Ultra-Light Full Carbon Fiber...
Replies: 43
Views: 2,169
Posted By sean.hwy

Another happy user with garmin 1030+ Battery...

Another happy user with garmin 1030+ Battery just last forever.
07-08-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By sean.hwy

I have a giant adv revolt 2. Looks the exact...

I have a giant adv revolt 2. Looks the exact same. I don't remember it there being any kind of trick to it. Remove the top one like you did. remove handle bar/stem. I think I just tapped the fork...
07-08-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By sean.hwy

this site has gazillion handle bars. maybe you...

this site has gazillion handle bars. maybe you can find something there. I have never ordered from them, so don't know if it's a good/safe site.
...
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