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02-03-23, 10:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,340
Posted By Sy Reene

Would I find there to be enough other users in...

Would I find there to be enough other users in the program yet, or would ever ride feel like I'm riding in the post-apocalypse? How are general physics, speed, gradients in-game -- somewhat...
02-03-23, 06:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,340
Posted By Sy Reene

Came across Cadesport. Looks like a fairly...

Came across Cadesport. Looks like a fairly promising newer entrant in this space. Anyone using?
https://cadesport.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-23, 07:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,225
Posted By Sy Reene

Some headlights rock.. ...

Some headlights rock..

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02-02-23, 06:58 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,964
Posted By Sy Reene

Everything should be free and be provided by the...

Everything should be free and be provided by the state. That's what I think
02-01-23, 05:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,003
Posted By Sy Reene

I'll continue to be intrigued by notion of...

I'll continue to be intrigued by notion of building up one of these Galibier framesets.. but I'll likely never get around to it:
...
01-31-23, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Sy Reene

It's a good idea. I can't believe some 2nd tier...

It's a good idea. I can't believe some 2nd tier cycling equipment maker hasn't just started making some X-series stuff -- patent must have expired a long time ago.
01-30-23, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 433
Posted By Sy Reene

Looks like it's a government block by India ...

Looks like it's a government block by India
...
01-30-23, 12:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,938
Posted By Sy Reene

Interesting, given the myriad hits on google with...

Interesting, given the myriad hits on google with somewhat involved tips to removing vaseline stains from clothing.
01-30-23, 12:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,438
Posted By Sy Reene

AFAIK, you can run tires approved for hookless...

AFAIK, you can run tires approved for hookless with tubes on hookless rims. Though I don't know if you can inflate to higher pressures in doing so than is advised running without tubes.. I'm kinda...
01-30-23, 10:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 854
Posted By Sy Reene

Pro Tip: Make sure you still have plenty before...

Pro Tip: Make sure you still have plenty before cutting off the 3" strips. Ask me how I learned this :-)
01-30-23, 10:23 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,964
Posted By Sy Reene

I assume Strava has to have explored dumping the...

I assume Strava has to have explored dumping the Free version and just offering a Light vs Full version? Defray some of the increased revenue they're seeking by eg. charging $20/year for the Light...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-23, 01:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,225
Posted By Sy Reene

I'm sure you've considered just getting a 2nd set...

I'm sure you've considered just getting a 2nd set of road wheels for the Domane and upgrading the groupset to Di2?
01-28-23, 07:55 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,964
Posted By Sy Reene

Indeed, the price hikes have been handled fairly...

Indeed, the price hikes have been handled fairly horribly by Strava. A fun set of reads:
https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2023/01/strava-responds-pricing-country.html
01-27-23, 04:24 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,964
Posted By Sy Reene

Yes. Don't have any sellers around here doing...

Yes. Don't have any sellers around here doing individual egg sales.
01-27-23, 08:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,147
Posted By Sy Reene

I'd agree that I'm not fond of the Shimano gray...

I'd agree that I'm not fond of the Shimano gray look.. but would disagree on true silver not looking nice.
...
01-26-23, 11:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,438
Posted By Sy Reene

I've wondered though how much difference between...

I've wondered though how much difference between a Rene Herse Cayuse Pass and a Panarace Agilist. Can still get the 2-packs of the Agilists for $78 at Excel...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-23, 10:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,099
Posted By Sy Reene

For typical scuffs and light scratches with a Ti...

For typical scuffs and light scratches with a Ti bike, get a Scotch Brite 7448 pad or two to buff out if it should occur:...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-23, 04:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,056
Posted By Sy Reene

Well no.. that's the OP's initial problem really....

Well no.. that's the OP's initial problem really. The 2 fitters differ on the size frame he should get.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-23, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,056
Posted By Sy Reene

In a perfect world, you should ride a bike for a...

In a perfect world, you should ride a bike for a few hundred miles and settle in before seeing a bike fitter. Get the bike approximately set up, tweak as you ride those first few hundred miles, and...
01-19-23, 05:34 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,336
Posted By Sy Reene

Evian spelled backwards is Naive

Evian spelled backwards is Naive
01-18-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,147
Posted By Sy Reene

IMO, it's about balance.. you take the dark, you...

IMO, it's about balance.. you take the dark, you take the light, and what you got, the facts of life
...
01-18-23, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By Sy Reene

I've been using the original Scosche Rhythm which...

I've been using the original Scosche Rhythm which is worn on the forearm -- has been pretty reliable and convenient. Just hang it up on the handlebar when done with a ride, strap it on when starting...
01-17-23, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 295
Posted By Sy Reene

Were you wearing a base layer when you got the...

Were you wearing a base layer when you got the mentioned tan lines, or wearing a base layer would be new for you? Otherwise I would think that a base + jersey, both not UPF rated might often be...
01-17-23, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By Sy Reene

It's been awhile since last looking at what Park...

It's been awhile since last looking at what Park has for chain tools. The 3.3 will certainly suffice to break a chain, so that you can install a master link, but does not work in peening a Campy pin...
01-16-23, 03:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,179
Posted By Sy Reene

Might be interesting. The spoke protecting disc...

Might be interesting. The spoke protecting disc of course could be thinner gauged and doesn't need a lot of structural strength, (ie. as need to handle the chain torque). eg. machined outer aerobie...
01-16-23, 09:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,179
Posted By Sy Reene

I guess these are examples, but don't see either...

I guess these are examples, but don't see either A) why the 'dork' portion is so much larger than the largest cog, or B) why it required using some of the area that teeth would have been.

I've got...
01-15-23, 05:37 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,336
Posted By Sy Reene

But, but.. you'd get more exercise with a heavier...

But, but.. you'd get more exercise with a heavier and likely cheaper bike.

:innocent:
01-15-23, 12:16 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,336
Posted By Sy Reene

And the pocket watch came about because there...

And the pocket watch came about because there were all sorts of problems maintaining a grandfather clock at sea. :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-23, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Sy Reene

I think you'd want to clarify how the seller is...

I think you'd want to clarify how the seller is defining the bike as 'around a 56' in size. At least ask for real measurements of at least Top Tube and Seat tube (assuming horizontal top tube).
...
01-15-23, 07:25 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,336
Posted By Sy Reene

Queue up the discussion on watches' timekeeping...

Queue up the discussion on watches' timekeeping ability.. TImex vs ROlex
Go!
01-14-23, 10:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,681
Posted By Sy Reene

Interesting convo. By way of comparison, and...

Interesting convo. By way of comparison, and partly to blame for my curiosity, my bike has a 74d HT with 40mm rake fork, giving me about 56mm of trail (almost identical setup to a modern Emonda...
01-14-23, 07:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,681
Posted By Sy Reene

This is basically what I was wondering. If you...

This is basically what I was wondering. If you arrive at the same trail for 2 different bikes that have differing HT angles, by simply changing fork rakes, would handling feel pretty much the same? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-23, 06:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By Sy Reene

Just a different way to spend the money.....

Just a different way to spend the money.. consider dropping the same money for an Ultegra Di2 groupset and some carbon wheels.
01-14-23, 05:57 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,336
Posted By Sy Reene

fify

fify
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-23, 05:55 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 35,513
Posted By Sy Reene

Can't help thinking ROCK 'EM SOCK 'EM

Can't help thinking ROCK 'EM SOCK 'EM
01-14-23, 04:39 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,779
Posted By Sy Reene

sure.. :innocent: ...

sure.. :innocent:

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01-13-23, 03:49 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,779
Posted By Sy Reene

Here ya go.. and if you buy 3 you can get 1% off...

Here ya go.. and if you buy 3 you can get 1% off :-)

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01-11-23, 05:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,938
Posted By Sy Reene

Gotta love the names of some of these. I think I...

Gotta love the names of some of these. I think I have a container of Gooch Guard in some cabinet around here. I think a lot of the success might be due to clever naming of the same basic...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-23, 05:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 741
Posted By Sy Reene

So now I'm confused again.. these are custom...

So now I'm confused again.. these are custom variably produced for each customer, or not?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-23, 05:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,201
Posted By Sy Reene

So, I think the convo shifted to impossible to...

So, I think the convo shifted to impossible to remove tires. Tire levers for removing the last few inches, or installing a new one?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-23, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 458
Posted By Sy Reene

I'd look at the Vittoria N.EXT as well -- it...

I'd look at the Vittoria N.EXT as well -- it seems pretty favorably reviewed for speed and grip.
01-09-23, 03:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,681
Posted By Sy Reene

Interesting bike. I took a look at its Geo...

Interesting bike. I took a look at its Geo though, it has a 70.3 degree HT angle with 73 degree ST angle. What if anything does this imply about its handling characteristics? Most bikes have those...
01-09-23, 08:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,938
Posted By Sy Reene

Just make sure when you reach into your back...

Just make sure when you reach into your back pocket for a gel, check that you really grabbed the gel.
01-09-23, 08:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,179
Posted By Sy Reene

Has anyone ever made a cassette that has a spoke...

Has anyone ever made a cassette that has a spoke protector disc machined right onto the inside the largest cog of the cassette? Seems something like that could be the most elegant 'solution'
01-09-23, 08:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,938
Posted By Sy Reene

One could I suppose opt to just carry a packet if...

One could I suppose opt to just carry a packet if it's found to be needed. $1.25...
01-09-23, 06:38 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,639
Posted By Sy Reene

There was the 11s Athena silver group, which was...

There was the 11s Athena silver group, which was maybe the last of the classic looking Campy.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Sy Reene

Upgraded to Ultegra from what year?

Upgraded to Ultegra from what year?
01-08-23, 04:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,938
Posted By Sy Reene

Much of the purpose-made chamois creams are water...

Much of the purpose-made chamois creams are water soluble to a large degree. Good luck with petroleum jelly and getting it out of your shorts afterwards.
01-08-23, 06:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,938
Posted By Sy Reene

Link assist. Noxzema works, though there is a...

Link assist. Noxzema works, though there is a scent of sorts to this stuff.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qtAw3_kspQ
01-03-23, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 255
Posted By Sy Reene

Yeah, thinking ongoing annual counters. I see...

Yeah, thinking ongoing annual counters. I see Ride wGPS does this for calories on their frontpage dashboard, able to click back and see each calendar year's tally. Unfortunately, I dont use RWGPS for...
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