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Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By mikethe

The avg grade on the hills ~3.5%. And yes - it's...

The avg grade on the hills ~3.5%. And yes - it's a proper UCI TT race timed out of the gate.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By mikethe

Did - some of the sharpest turns are in high...

Did - some of the sharpest turns are in high gradient, plus the mid point U-turn...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By mikethe

This is the route: ...

This is the route:
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By mikethe

Rolling Hills TT race - Regular bike or not?

Hi,
Soon I have the following TT race - what do you think: Regular bike would be better?
Thanks,
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,719
Posted By mikethe

What I meant in the OP by Aero is to those road...

What I meant in the OP by Aero is to those road bikes with aggressive seating position design (oppose to entry level Endurance bike designs) leading to shorter wheel base, lower CoG, deep rims etc....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,719
Posted By mikethe

Can you please elaborate more of what features...

Can you please elaborate more of what features the frame had that made her descending and cornering purpose built?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,719
Posted By mikethe

So, IMHO, lower CoG and 50/50 which means leaning...

So, IMHO, lower CoG and 50/50 which means leaning forward (since the natural position biased backwards) hence "aggressive" riding position - leads to Aero bike, no?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,719
Posted By mikethe

On what cornering descending easier/safer: Endurance or Aero geometry/posture?

Hi,
Is there a rule of thumb whether it's easier/safer cornering during descends (and generally feeling confident descending)
on an Endurance bike geometry/posture, or on the Aero bike style (I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By mikethe

Now we are talking: Yep, mine is actually the...

Now we are talking: Yep, mine is actually the right one - with the dropped channel.
So what's going on here? Might be something else preventing from being ready for tubeless conversion?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By mikethe

Yes-that's exactly the confusing part: There is a...

Yes-that's exactly the confusing part: There is a description for the DB version, but none for the RB version. So I simply assumed it's the same as for the DB version.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By mikethe

So that was my problem: I mistakenly assumed "to...

So that was my problem: I mistakenly assumed "to be ready" means only taping.
Aftermath, I can tell that "generally" speaking a tubeless tire fitted flawlessly, but probably that's not enough for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By mikethe

Tubeless doesn't work on Fulcrum racing 900 rim

Hi,
I used good tubeless conversion kit, tires, watched all the how to's and did the job pretty carefully and thoroughly.
However, after inflation, it slowly runs out flat after 2-3 hours....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,319
Posted By mikethe

I spent a lot of time trying to adjust my 105 and...

I spent a lot of time trying to adjust my 105 and in the end all solutions ended up utilising trimming
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By mikethe

Look Keo Blade Pedals neutral tilt

Hi,

I just installed for the first time Look Keo Blade Pedals (previously I was MTB rider).
I've noticed that unlike what I typically see in clips, in neutral position the pedals are not "tilted...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,199
Posted By mikethe

Now we are talking, so: 2023, SRAM going to 13X1...

Now we are talking, so: 2023, SRAM going to 13X1 for ROAD (put aside gravel, cyclocross etc.), big innovate leap forward, "paradigm shift" like the one happened in MTB's (going 1X, moving away from...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,199
Posted By mikethe

I mean naturally let's talk about electric since...

I mean naturally let's talk about electric since it looks like we all moving to electric only - with the rival and probably widely expected electric 105...
So here is the thing - 13X2 sounds more...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,199
Posted By mikethe

When new SRAM Force/Red groupsets are expected?

Hi,

Looks like current generation Red/Force released at April 2019 - So roughly they are 3 years old.
Do we expect at 2022 or even next year 2023 a new generation?
And if so, what leap forward...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-21, 02:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By mikethe

Best handlebar for aero like position

Hi,

For the aero like position - lower the arms and rest them vertically on the handlebar (Orca Aero example):...
11-22-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By mikethe

Did it with lowering to SLX - not recommending.

Did it with lowering to SLX - not recommending.
11-22-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By mikethe

Wd40?

Wd40?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,928
Posted By mikethe

This is really nice stats

This is really nice stats
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,664
Posted By mikethe

I found using softener in the washer actually...

I found using softener in the washer actually enhancing the problems with those dry fit sport clothing
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,092
Posted By mikethe

Maybe altimeter issues?

Maybe altimeter issues?
Forum: Commuting
11-19-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,910
Posted By mikethe

Personally: Big No - too slippery - risk of...

Personally: Big No - too slippery - risk of crashing
Forum: Commuting
11-19-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,489
Posted By mikethe

MTB - Better grip, position to observe traffic

MTB - Better grip, position to observe traffic
11-19-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,568
Posted By mikethe

Leaned on the handle bar to the wall...

Leaned on the handle bar to the wall...
11-19-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By mikethe

Maybe playing with the chain size?

Maybe playing with the chain size?
11-19-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,434
Posted By mikethe

I find those pre-lubes lasting only for 1 month

I find those pre-lubes lasting only for 1 month
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