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08-08-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,324
Posted By cyclezen

Yeah, OK, Thanks for the clarification... I...

Yeah, OK, Thanks for the clarification...
I guess I'm still a little 'fogged' from yesterday's ride from Hell... LOL!
ALSO, I totally didn't get the 'Salmon' idea right - had never heard that in...
08-08-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,324
Posted By Litespud

In NC, cars are required to give me at least 4 ft...

In NC, cars are required to give me at least 4 ft when they pass, but they are allowed to cross the double-yellow as long as it's safe to do so. If they choose to pass me, say, on a blind corner or...
08-08-22, 03:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By Germany_chris

@ OP I put a womens specific SQ Labs saddle on...

@ OP
I put a womens specific SQ Labs saddle on my daughters bike and she seems to like it.

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I really do enjoy seeing picture of this bike
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 406
Posted By bblair

Got an email this morning saying they will...

Got an email this morning saying they will replace.

Fortunately, I bought it online via the Wahoo Store, because if I got it through my LBS the receipt would be long gone.

Since no HR data for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By tempocyclist

When I first got into "road cycling" I switched...

When I first got into "road cycling" I switched from a Specialized Sirrus flat-bar hybrid to a Ribble 7046 drop-bar road bike.

Both were alloy frames, both rolling on Fulcrum Racing 5 wheels and...
08-02-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By Caliwild

OK, I pulled the trigger on the gloss carbon Ekar...

OK, I pulled the trigger on the gloss carbon Ekar build... I like the understated look versus the other brighter ones (almost went with the amber but chickened out)... Ordered the full build...
08-01-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By Hyperventilate

Looks like: Zebra Technologies barcode scanner.

Looks like: Zebra Technologies barcode scanner.
07-30-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,836
Posted By t2p

I would not ride up and down my driveway with...

I would not ride up and down my driveway with just 32-33 lbs at 200+ lbs
07-30-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,836
Posted By Kapusta

well, since this thread got revived anyway I may...

well, since this thread got revived anyway I may as well follow up this previous post.

I did end up setting up these Barlow Pass tubless. Everything set up fine and was good for maybe 1000 or so...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 945,669
Posted By clichty

Posting this in too many threads but oh well. ...

Posting this in too many threads but oh well.

Just picked up my new Moots Vamoots RCS. New DA12 Di2 with a Stages left arm PM (no dual sided available yet). Titanium everything...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,642
Posted By jonathanf2

I just wanted to follow up on this thread. I'm...

I just wanted to follow up on this thread. I'm now running two sets of American Classic Timekeeper tires. My first set are the 700x30c "armor edition" clinchers paired with lightweight TPU tubes....
07-25-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 837
Posted By chas58

Yeah, thanks for that. I did remember there are...

Yeah, thanks for that. I did remember there are two ways to make carbon hookless - couldn't remember what the second way was - using a throwaway bladder.
Sounds like ENVE probably has a higher...
07-23-22, 03:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By dennis336

If you want to have a laugh

Found this video on what a cyclist is that (I thought) is pretty funny:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EE8m8mmq1k
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,522
Posted By Rdmonster69

Alright ....ya got me .... LOL. I work on...

Alright ....ya got me .... LOL.

I work on alot of stuff (bikes, cars, motorcycles) .... I doubt that cross-threading a BB is going to be an issue for me (fingers crossed). I have no real prejudice...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,522
Posted By Dave Mayer

Precise language: your Chris King BB was not a...

Precise language: your Chris King BB was not a 'bunch of parts', but consisted of 2 cups which threaded into the bike frame. In each of those cups, there was a single cartridge bearing that had been...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,522
Posted By Dave Mayer

Sigh.. all current bottom brackets are press-fit....

Sigh.. all current bottom brackets are press-fit. So even if you buy something threaded, the 2 cartridge bearings at the core of the BB have been press-fit into their BB shells. Even current...
07-16-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 555
Posted By Fentuz

I have a purple ztto ebay cage which work fine on...

I have a purple ztto ebay cage which work fine on the mini velo. I ride with the tool box offroad, pump tack, bumpy trails etc. Never lost anything.
...
07-04-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By cyclezen

First, you should ask in 'the old people's...

First, you should ask in 'the old people's section', so that there are no doubts...
2nd, with regards gearing - you left out important info about your Breed 30 - the gearing info. And if you haven;t...
06-26-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By flangehead

I think median speed is probably 55 mph on this...

I think median speed is probably 55 mph on this segment.

I donít think speed has any relation to debris accumulation.

Probably biggest factor is slope to wash off debris in heavier rain.
06-25-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 860
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Thought I’d share an update; I’ve...

Thought I’d share an update;

I’ve essentially spent the last 3 months over analyzing every difference, and test rode over half a dozen different Trek’s Giant’s and a couple other brands, I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 729
Posted By Sy Reene

I have a pair these.. and I think they sound like...

I have a pair these.. and I think they sound like they'd go well with your setup. Will give you about $1k back to spend on other stuff. Hunt Sprint Aero ...
06-22-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,219
Posted By WhyFi

As the casing gets thinner, it's more likely to...

As the casing gets thinner, it's more likely to be more supple and roll better, rather than worse.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By shona

You just made my day. Thank you

You just made my day. Thank you
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By Razorrock

There are lots of protected bike lanes to ride...

There are lots of protected bike lanes to ride safely. The Razorback Greenway runs from Bentonville all the way south to Fayetteville. Probably 45 miles one way. Lots of interesting things to see...
06-20-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By steelbikeguy

The Supernova that I fixed (and reverse...

The Supernova that I fixed (and reverse engineered) used a LM317L adjustable voltage regulator to create 5.9V to feed to the taillight. That's about the same as the voltage that would go to any...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 962
Posted By Polaris OBark

chaadster Enve CX fork, 1st gen. Instead of...

chaadster

Enve CX fork, 1st gen. Instead of lawyer lips, the fork is slightly sprung, so tha tmight have something to do with it.

The Dura Ace QR is 99% better than the external cam. The DT...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,642
Posted By jonathanf2

I just want to chime in on this thread. I've been...

I just want to chime in on this thread. I've been running the Timekeeper in 700x30c "armor edition" tubed type with lightweight 33g tubes. So far they've been running great. They're fast and I've...
06-08-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,307
Posted By DMC707

At 6' and 2-fiddy ish you should be able to wear...

At 6' and 2-fiddy ish you should be able to wear about any brand . At one point in my life i was over 3 bills (at 5'9 ) - so i had a big drawer full of new bib shorts i had bought mail order that...
06-06-22, 04:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By Fentuz

Hi CB, to your 1st point From what I can...

Hi CB,

to your 1st point
From what I can see on https://www.giant-bicycles.com/gb/bikes-roam:
roam 2 is 2x9 (30/46 x 11-36) using Alivio groupset
roam 1 is 2x10 (30/46 x 11-42) using deore...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 982
Posted By Mushrooom

I've done exactly this many times (when I missed...

I've done exactly this many times (when I missed getting my foot in there correctly the first time). As others mentioned, I would also push on the wrong side of the pedal if I needed to get going...
05-30-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,052
Posted By John Valuk

I have the Lezyne Road Drive, and I like it a...

I have the Lezyne Road Drive, and I like it a lot. If you can comfortably carry the large size that you mention, the extra volume is nice.

When I install a new tube, or add it to the pack I carry...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,593
Posted By WhyFi

I'm a daily user of an on-bike video camera (and...

I'm a daily user of an on-bike video camera (and radar) and have tens of thousands of miles of experience - I'm confident that my criticisms have merit and the fact that I see them echoed elsewhere...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,593
Posted By Polaris OBark

"Siri, find my USC-C cable, the one that actually...

"Siri, find my USC-C cable, the one that actually works, and go get the radar off my bike, bring it in, plug in it and my computer, open the directory SucksToBeYouGarminFanBoi and import the files...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,593
Posted By WhyFi

You've been pretty adamant for not being terribly...

You've been pretty adamant for not being terribly well versed in the shortcomings of the product, then.

At this point, the 715 is a 515 with a $250 price increase for a crummy camera experience....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,593
Posted By WhyFi

You keep on acting like this is an either/or...

You keep on acting like this is an either/or proposition. It's not. It's so close to the finish line of being able to do both that it's a shame that no one at Garmin was competent enough to give it a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,401
Posted By Troul

I am on P7's & have recently built more trust...

I am on P7's & have recently built more trust with them going down a wet, slightly muddy (& oily) surface doing well over 40MPH. It's not a straight line going down either, there's a couple of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,401
Posted By WhyFi

They've gotta be fine. In my experience, a 1/4"...

They've gotta be fine. In my experience, a 1/4" cut is about the break point for a permeant seal with my sealant (Orange Seal). If your sealant held for a while, the cut is probably in that range. In...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,401
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I am sure I am effectively preaching to the choir...

I am sure I am effectively preaching to the choir however my 2 Cents worth. Yes tubeless can be a hassle however that hassle occurs at a time of my choosing not on the side of the road at I time...
05-21-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By BTinNYC

Welcome!! I googled your bike and it looks...

Welcome!!
I googled your bike and it looks nice. No rider weight listed, but it's an aluminum frame mountain bike with 29" wheels which makes me think this a sturdy bike. There is a section here...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By robbyville

Iím one of those that gets to ride year round,...

Iím one of those that gets to ride year round, there are a few months where if riding at 6:30 like I mostly do I have to wear a light jacket and tights or knee warmers (this year I had to break out...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah, getting the light road bike, out of the...

yeah, getting the light road bike, out of the basement, is way easier that the heavier MTB, that I mostly use during the winter months
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By aliasfox

I spend winter with a bike on an old Minoura Mag...

I spend winter with a bike on an old Minoura Mag Trainer in the basement watching old TV shows on an iPad... so yes, not only happy that the first few weekends with 60F weather are starting to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By EGBigelo

Living in Buffalo, NY I know that exact feeling! ...

Living in Buffalo, NY I know that exact feeling! Starting my lunch rides today and I'm so excited. Got the road bike in washed and tuned up this weekend, and I'm good to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By Troul

This past weekend enabled for a clean (dry) ride,...

This past weekend enabled for a clean (dry) ride, rolling thru Oakland, Macomb, & Wayne counties. If it werent for the lack of available time, I'd went much further since the conditions were pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By msu2001la

Yes! I'm very happy to be out riding on dry...

Yes!
I'm very happy to be out riding on dry roads with no arm or leg warmers. This spring has been very cool and wet in Chicago, but the last few days and upcoming week seem to be trending in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By Troul

I've been riding out on the road bicycle for a...

I've been riding out on the road bicycle for a few months already, but as of recent, I've been able to shake away the use of multilayered clothing. Once the layers are no longer needed, I feel like...
05-08-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,084
Posted By BobbyG

A Flash of Cycling Nostalgia...

Keep in mind that the word nostalgia comes from two Greek words meaning "painful homecoming".

I recently spent just over 2-weeks in Chicago for a family matter. It's the longest I've been home...
05-04-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By elcraft

If you are in US or “drive on the Right side of...

If you are in US or “drive on the Right side of the Road” countries, then put the light on left side (NDS) of the bike. If you are in the UK, Japan, or “drive on the Left side of the Road”...
04-28-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By njkayaker

Err. Missed that. That review was a year ago...

Err. Missed that.

That review was a year ago and he seemed to imply that it was some what likely that Polar would update the watch.

It looks like Polar released firmware a month ago that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By RGMN

You can get a 50T outer chainring in an 11 spd...

You can get a 50T outer chainring in an 11 spd 135 bcd, but it won't be Campagnolo. Both TA Specialties (https://www.peterwhitecycles.com/tach.php#horus11) and Stonglight...
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