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05-11-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By Badger6

Exactly what I was thinking....but hen the bits...

Exactly what I was thinking....but hen the bits about it being for racing.

In my mind, Canyon sees this is the "adventure bike" while the Grail is the "racer." Meaning, subsequent Grails are going...
05-11-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 436
Posted By Badger6

I definitely asked if they'd fit in the stem...

I definitely asked if they'd fit in the stem AFTER routing through the bars. I didn't realize there was an exit hole so situated. It's all very clear now. I think this will be a great improvement in...
05-11-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 396
Posted By Badger6

If it goes on for a few months...this is a...

If it goes on for a few months...this is a hiccup, by next weekend it’ll be distant memory.
05-11-21, 12:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By Badger6

Karoo can pair to just about any ANT+ or BT...

Karoo can pair to just about any ANT+ or BT sensor available on the market. No ides how it does with a smart trainer (ANT+ FE-C protocol). The screen is neat to look at on your desk, but in practice...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,403
Posted By Badger6

The BCR2 is "up to the task" it is designed...

The BCR2 is "up to the task" it is designed for...but, your situations sounds like it is beyond that. The PCE02 is a pricey investment, and in normal use conditions is just not something most folks...
05-10-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By Badger6

My guess would be (a) limit screw (stopper bolt)...

My guess would be (a) limit screw (stopper bolt) is preventing the RD from fully moving into position, (b) best explanation is either in a Shimano manual for your RD, or this really excellent how...
05-10-21, 02:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 445
Posted By Badger6

Same fit as SW7, whatever size those are will be...

Same fit as SW7, whatever size those are will be the correct size for the SW Recon.

I had the same concerns, until I was able to try them. I was a 44.5 in the SW6 and the SW XC. When I purchased...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By Badger6

Garmin Varia RTL515. Aesthetically pleasing and...

Garmin Varia RTL515. Aesthetically pleasing and it has a light to warn following traffic.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,154
Posted By Badger6

Can't look away...this is like our very own Joe...

Can't look away...this is like our very own Joe Exotic.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,154
Posted By Badger6

I'm gonna say this gently: you have no idea what...

I'm gonna say this gently: you have no idea what you're saying. But, please, go on, this is entertaining.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,361
Posted By Badger6

Do what makes you happy...

Do what makes you happy...
05-09-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By Badger6

Are you riding it on gravel?

Are you riding it on gravel?
05-08-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By Badger6

Totally agree, especially with the part about...

Totally agree, especially with the part about being "stuck." I get the impression Krix that you have some stuff, and you want to build a gravel bike, and you are not really considering the...
05-07-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Badger6

It's definitely not outlandish, but having a...

It's definitely not outlandish, but having a process for getting the beads to seat is the best insurance against dumping sealant in a tire that won't seat, and then you've got a mess. In fact, to...
05-07-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Badger6

Post above yours is the answer....if the rim is...

Post above yours is the answer....if the rim is not explicitly stated as "tubeless ready." Better option is uses a tubeless compatible rim (explicitly stated so by the manufacturer) if one has a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,083
Posted By Badger6

ygtbfkm

ygtbfkm
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 04:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By Badger6

I clamp the d-shaped posts on my SL6 and SL7,...

I clamp the d-shaped posts on my SL6 and SL7, I've done BB work on both while hanging from the stand. No issues. Carbon posts are strong. As stated above, they are designed to be clamped.
05-07-21, 04:32 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 7,832
Posted By Badger6

I was out on Monday, on a training ride (yes, I...

I was out on Monday, on a training ride (yes, I bike for leisure and workouts!) and this guy blew past me in a full Jumbo-Visma kit on the Leuven-Mechlen canal path...and he was super skinny, and he...
05-07-21, 02:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 436
Posted By Badger6

Based on the recommendations and honest...

Based on the recommendations and honest assessment of the Easton bars, I sprang for the PRO Discover Carbon bars and the stem. Should have everything early next week. Im currently on 42cm bars, but...
05-05-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By Badger6

There are a lot of valuable words in that post,...

There are a lot of valuable words in that post, but this gem is what it really comes down to. Long ago I stopped just making things work, and started buying the right tools, and when weighing them...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By Badger6

You cannot install the non-drive side (left)...

You cannot install the non-drive side (left) crank arm incorrectly. The splines are keyed, meaning they are not equally sized and spaced, to ensure that the left arm can only be installed onto the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,574
Posted By Badger6

Your basic communication skills need improvement....

Your basic communication skills need improvement. Proper English is a great way to engage, but this makes you sound like a moron, and decreases confidence in your product.



Not a good technique...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 980
Posted By Badger6

That's not how science or statistics work. But,...

That's not how science or statistics work. But, okay.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Badger6

To literally ensure that there are "NoWhammies"...

To literally ensure that there are "NoWhammies" :roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 390
Posted By Badger6

Read my post right above yours Atlas Shrugged ......

Read my post right above yours Atlas Shrugged ...

Also, when I go on tour (not since COVID...but maybe someday again)...my routes are all preplanned. I don't play jazz...I've gotten into some bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Badger6

This, exactly this. Then get a clean rag and some...

This, exactly this. Then get a clean rag and some isopropyl alcohol, and get the rim good and cleaned up before putting the new tape on...I cannot reiterate how important this is. A clean rim is much...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 390
Posted By Badger6

You can do this on Strava. It won't work on an...

You can do this on Strava. It won't work on an iPad, or the mobile app, but most definitely in a browser on a laptop/desktop. Put the cursor over the route, click hold for a moment, and then move the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 390
Posted By Badger6

I'm only commenting on functionality of mapping,...

I'm only commenting on functionality of mapping, not the social aspects of the platforms.

Strava. Hands down. I know that some folks really like the RWGPS platform. But, the Strava heat maps are...
05-01-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By Badger6

I'm glad you figured out I meant end caps....dang...

I'm glad you figured out I meant end caps....dang typos!

As for the DT Swiss compatibility...I remember being equally baffled by it all. But, having been a user of DT Swiss wheels for several...
05-01-21, 03:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By Badger6

Chain drop is not something that just happens. If...

Chain drop is not something that just happens. If you're riding on smoother surfaces (even gravel can be "smooth") a non-clutched RD shouldn't have too many problems. On the other hand, hit the bumpy...
04-30-21, 03:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,814
Posted By Badger6

This works better, IMO ...

This works better, IMO
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04-30-21, 02:54 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,814
Posted By Badger6

That's why I only soft pedal now.

That's why I only soft pedal now.
04-29-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By Badger6

That could work, but based on the OP's needs...

That could work, but based on the OP's needs (climbing gear and gravel), it is not geared as low as the 2x drivetrain it would replace, and without a clutch there is real risk of dropping a chain,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 590
Posted By Badger6

The tape serves two purposes, as was explained to...

The tape serves two purposes, as was explained to me a few years ago. Assuming the rim bed is drilled (as nearly all are), it needs to cover the spoke holes and, secondarily, promote a good seal...
04-29-21, 05:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By Badger6

There are a bunch of ways to do this...I'm only...

There are a bunch of ways to do this...I'm only going to offer the simplest (meaning fewest new required parts) to make this happen.

1. Crankset. You'll need a different crank and a 1x chainring....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,278
Posted By Badger6

It does, I did it on the way to work this...

It does, I did it on the way to work this morning. There is zero drag if you keep pedaling! :roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By Badger6

Even better info...saves me changing out valves!...

Even better info...saves me changing out valves! Going to Amazon now.
04-27-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,866
Posted By Badger6

It's a definitely a nice bike... ...

It's a definitely a nice bike...



"Virtually all...are not", like one? LOLOLOLOLOL...this thread and the others are pure comedy gold. I love a good parody account on Twitter, and on Bikeforums.
04-27-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By Badger6

He never commented on the gear inches (106 for...

He never commented on the gear inches (106 for 42x11 to be specific), he said it was pretty much the same as 42x11, and 38x10 is (105).

But, the last part? It is the answer to a question lots of...
04-27-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By Badger6

I don't think so. The 11-speed XD cassettes seem...

I don't think so. The 11-speed XD cassettes seem to all be "MTB". I've been a Shimano fanboy for years. The only reason I went with this 10-42 was because it was easier to get than an 11-40 or 11-42...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,278
Posted By Badger6

If they were really junk, I think we'd all know...

If they were really junk, I think we'd all know by now. Your opinion of the quality doesn't make it a fact. None of my wheels "rattle" or have lateral play in them...out of the box or after thousands...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,520
Posted By Badger6

I've seen it done.

I've seen it done.
04-26-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By Badger6

Helderberg I recommend you first do some gearing...

Helderberg I recommend you first do some gearing comparisons by using this nifty gear calculator (https://ritzelrechner.de/). This will allow you to compare different gearing setups with your...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,520
Posted By Badger6

Koyote I don’t even own a PC...but I bricked a...

Koyote I don’t even own a PC...but I bricked a bike last winter, and with COVID restrictions here in Belgium, I couldn’t get into a bike shop for 3 or 4 weeks, so I bought the PC link device and...
04-26-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,866
Posted By Badger6

If I thought this guy wasnt trolling, Id be sad...

If I thought this guy wasnt trolling, Id be sad for him too...
04-26-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,866
Posted By Badger6

This thread just keeps better and better....

This thread just keeps better and better. :roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By Badger6

In terms of programming the system, the charging...

In terms of programming the system, the charging unit that will be furnished with the bike (SM-BCR2) will allow for connection to a PC (no eTube app for Mac OS) using a USB to micro-usb cable and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By Badger6

Depends what you buy. DT Swiss and Mavic wheels...

Depends what you buy. DT Swiss and Mavic wheels over here are dramatically less expensive, along with Schwalbe, Continental, Challenge, and Vittoria tires, even if you have to pay the VAT, for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,520
Posted By Badger6

The first time I was at work, the FD stopped...

The first time I was at work, the FD stopped working on the way in...I thought I had enough to get home, so I just tuned off the sync shift and used the RD, and then it went dead...but, going home...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,520
Posted By Badger6

I've done it twice...because I didn't learn the...

I've done it twice...because I didn't learn the first time.
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