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10-24-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By Elvo

Garmin Inreach Mini if I'm out in the middle of...

Garmin Inreach Mini if I'm out in the middle of nowhere
10-20-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 452
Posted By Elvo

Probably failure to clean the old rotors and bed...

Probably failure to clean the old rotors and bed in the new pads.

https://www.bikeradar.com/advice/workshop/how-to-bed-in-new-disc-brake-pads/
10-06-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By Elvo

They are already on entry models: ...

They are already on entry models:

https://www.poseidonbike.com/products/redwood
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,293
Posted By Elvo

Why not a tried and true 1upusa or Kuat nv?

Why not a tried and true 1upusa or Kuat nv?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,051
Posted By Elvo

https://www.lightbicycle.com/

https://www.lightbicycle.com/
09-30-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Elvo

I use orange seal endurance in my tyres and carry...

I use orange seal endurance in my tyres and carry a tube, pump, road bacon, and park tool tyre boot.
09-28-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By Elvo

Yeah it does look like a long cage to me. I'm...

Yeah it does look like a long cage to me. I'm actually building up a Rival/Apex 1x11 with 40T front and 11-46T rear but waiting on some parts.
09-28-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By Elvo

You'll need a new rear wheel with XDR or...

You'll need a new rear wheel with XDR or microspline freehub ($200+) and friction bar end shifters ($50?). I think the Sensah Empire 12 ($100) speed brifters might work as well?

The other option...
09-27-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 53,565
Posted By Elvo

Rode on the 5 freeway today for fun. Picture of...

Rode on the 5 freeway today for fun. Picture of my buddy:
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x400/1601259999_3f7d8f7d20440829d4de5b20a521611cd0fba07e.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,221
Posted By Elvo

No glove, no love

No glove, no love
09-19-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By Elvo

Yes they are compatible and yes you can go Hope...

Yes they are compatible and yes you can go Hope but SLX/XT is good enough. Some of them use the banjo bolt which is not used on the road calipers.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,215
Posted By Elvo

Too expensive, heavy, and stiff

Too expensive, heavy, and stiff
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Elvo

100mm front, 130mm rear

100mm front, 130mm rear
08-30-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By Elvo

Road bacon, pump, spare tube, and tire boot

Road bacon, pump, spare tube, and tire boot
08-26-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 940
Posted By Elvo

Yup bottoms are the one type of womens clothes...

Yup bottoms are the one type of womens clothes that I don't wear
08-20-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 804
Posted By Elvo

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1344x1008/img_20200702_131028709_hdr_e01b57d3e95d49c9879c3797cb808497c648e2a3.jpg
Road Mode (700x35 gravel king slick, spare tube in saddle bag)...
08-17-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,319
Posted By Elvo

I only had about $1200 total to spend on a bike...

I only had about $1200 total to spend on a bike so a carbon frameset was all I could afford
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
Posted By Elvo

Another reason to go tubeless =)

Another reason to go tubeless =)
08-06-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,295
Posted By Elvo

I would definitely not leave a $2100 bike outside...

I would definitely not leave a $2100 bike outside at night
08-03-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By Elvo

I'd take the left most turn lane and the far left...

I'd take the left most turn lane and the far left lane but do it as fast as possible.
07-24-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Elvo

Might be a little harder to get on than non...

Might be a little harder to get on than non tubeless but yes you can use a tubeless tyre with a tube.
07-21-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Elvo

Chip Seal on Mt Baldy Road past Ice House until 8/28/2020

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/752x455/hb0yc28_041ee97d3611944f472e05b5e81ec5d7a558d3f6.png
07-16-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 813
Posted By Elvo

1upusa

1upusa
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,492
Posted By Elvo

Definitely go 11-34 or higher. There are some...

Definitely go 11-34 or higher. There are some hills here where 32 front 36 rear is barely enough.
07-15-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,347
Posted By Elvo

Since traffic is about 1/4 of what it normally...

Since traffic is about 1/4 of what it normally is, I am no longer a weekend warrior.
07-08-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,822
Posted By Elvo

Another option is a Class 3 ebike where you can...

Another option is a Class 3 ebike where you can dial up and down the assist as needed until you can hang with the group unassisted.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,151
Posted By Elvo

Aero position with aerobars, skin suit, shoe...

Aero position with aerobars, skin suit, shoe covers, and aero helmet
07-04-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By Elvo

Probably not: ...

Probably not:
https://productinfo.shimano.com/#/com?acid=C-454&cid=C-453

Only compatible with 10 speed Tiagra shifters which use the 11 speed pull ratio
07-03-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 53,565
Posted By Elvo

Rode up to Painted Cave and La Cumbre. Painted...

Rode up to Painted Cave and La Cumbre. Painted Cave road is the steepest sustained climb I've ever done but thanks to my granny gears it wasn't too bad.
...
07-02-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By Elvo

Took your advice and added east Camino Cielo -...

Took your advice and added east Camino Cielo - turned out to be 43 miles total with almost 6000 feet of elevation gain. Was too winded to fully enjoy Camino Cielo but it was very nice
07-01-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By Elvo

I think 8 speed hydraulic is doable with...

I think 8 speed hydraulic is doable with Gevanelle friction shifters?

https://www.gevenalle.com/product-category/shifters/
06-29-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,866
Posted By Elvo

Yes you can have the device send a tracking point...

Yes you can have the device send a tracking point automatically to the Garmin mapshare website as often as every 2 minutes. When your wife logs in she will see all of your tracking points. You can...
06-25-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By Elvo

Tubeless

Tubeless
06-23-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,314
Posted By Elvo

1upusa - you can install the rack and the bike in...

1upusa - you can install the rack and the bike in about 20 seconds
06-22-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By Elvo

10 speed road/mountain freehubs can fit 11 speed...

10 speed road/mountain freehubs can fit 11 speed mountain cassettes. Mountain cassettes are typically 11-34 or higher gearing
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,541
Posted By Elvo

110 is really high for 28mm

110 is really high for 28mm
06-16-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Elvo

Already have a 700x35 tubeless road setup. I'm...

Already have a 700x35 tubeless road setup. I'm looking to compare the "gravel" options.
06-12-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By Elvo

If you get a puncture that won't seal on its own,...

If you get a puncture that won't seal on its own, you'll need to use road bacon. If the road bacon doesn't work (very serious puncture > 1/4") you'll have to insert a tire boot and tube.
06-12-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 542
Posted By Elvo

I would leave it as is but purchase a Rohloff 14...

I would leave it as is but purchase a Rohloff 14 speed internal hub. Then you can mess with rear cog and crank sizes to get the gear ratio that you need. I think that you have a very very sweet setup...
06-09-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By Elvo

Nope Save Up to 60% Off Motobecane...

Nope

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06-09-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By Elvo

Crystal Cove Loop, Peters Canyon, Blackstar...

Crystal Cove Loop, Peters Canyon, Blackstar Canyon, Whiting Loop
06-08-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By Elvo

No that is not worth $1000. I would buy the sora...

No that is not worth $1000. I would buy the sora one and replace the brakes with $100 TRP Hy-Rds asap
05-18-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,526
Posted By Elvo

Another option is to use a SIM enabled bike...

Another option is to use a SIM enabled bike computer and use a freedompop SIM which gives you 200mb of LTE a month for free.
05-12-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By Elvo

It depends on your skills and your comfort level....

It depends on your skills and your comfort level. 33mm is enough for some while others require 2.2"+
04-28-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By Elvo

There are so many reputable options, why go with...

There are so many reputable options, why go with a known unknown?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,201
Posted By Elvo

It is not banned and you must adhere to the 6...

It is not banned and you must adhere to the 6 foot social distancing requirement. Travelling outside your local community is not recommended but if you must, you should try not to "impact" other...
03-06-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,134
Posted By Elvo

I'd recommend a hitch rack

I'd recommend a hitch rack
02-25-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By Elvo

Go to the visitors center at the south entrance...

Go to the visitors center at the south entrance of Pendleton and sign up for a DBID. Their hours are weekdays only...
02-21-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,338
Posted By Elvo

The SRAM Apex 1x crankset has a weird asymmetric...

The SRAM Apex 1x crankset has a weird asymmetric bolt pattern so there are very few options. The smallest I've seen is a 38T chainring but it is still like $80 and will give you minimal change.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By Elvo

Your best bet is: Merlin for the R7020...

Your best bet is:

Merlin for the R7020 shifters/brakes - $250
Ebay for 7000 FD/RD - $50
Ebay for the crankset
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