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Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Reeses

Would you recommend for narrow sitbones? How does...

Would you recommend for narrow sitbones? How does the wider nose feel?

DaveSSS the SMP is too curved for me. Surprisingly the most comfortable saddle I've had was a no-name San Marcos and a Selle...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-18, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Reeses

New Saddle Time

Hey Fellas,

It's time to downgrade, upgrade?, my carbon slab saddle to one that'll do me right. What do you think of the new saddles with the very wide front nose section like the Specialized...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-18, 11:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,219
Posted By Reeses

Yea. I just got some old SRAM Reds and they're a...

Yea. I just got some old SRAM Reds and they're a step up from the Force I was using. Less slop, better bite, and more modulation because the arms are much stiffer.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 09:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,103
Posted By Reeses

How long until the e-bike races start

How long until the e-bike races start
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 08:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,813
Posted By Reeses

Not really, a lighter bike is easier to...

Not really, a lighter bike is easier to accelerate and maintain speed.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 04:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,813
Posted By Reeses

Itís probably weight and aero body position

Itís probably weight and aero body position
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Reeses

The answer is obvious but may I ask the reason...

The answer is obvious but may I ask the reason youíre considering this?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 03:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By Reeses

I would say keep the old/regular one if it works....

I would say keep the old/regular one if it works.

I only say this because no one can see what BB you are using 🤔
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,651,514
Posted By Reeses

Had to get the OBW-3 with the 14mm flat wrench....

Had to get the OBW-3 with the 14mm flat wrench. These vintage 105 brakes are the worst
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-18, 06:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,103
Posted By Reeses

LOL the one by

LOL the one by
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-18, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 601,114
Posted By Reeses

Edit: already posted

Edit: already posted
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-18, 08:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,283
Posted By Reeses

Got to try the S-works and they are snug and...

Got to try the S-works and they are snug and non-compliant. Not sure how the foot would fare on a ride
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,283
Posted By Reeses

Iíll have to find a shop that keeps the Giros in...

Iíll have to find a shop that keeps the Giros in stock

My fear with using laces was that play would develop down the road as the bottom of my feet seat into the insoles, giving room on the upper...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-18, 12:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,424
Posted By Reeses

my advice is refrain from descending at 40mph in...

my advice is refrain from descending at 40mph in the dark
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-18, 10:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,283
Posted By Reeses

Shoes don't fit the same when you put them on at...

Shoes don't fit the same when you put them on at the beginning of the ride vs. towards the middle when your feet start swelling. Due to lack of on-the-fly adjustability I guess you'd have to lace...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-18, 09:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,283
Posted By Reeses

Lace Up Shoes

Time has come for some new shoes. Are the Lace Up giro empires any good? Giro claims that itís comfortable but are they good for out of saddle sprinting and climbing? I would expect them to loosen...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-18, 05:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,000
Posted By Reeses

Like anything you do, you have to keep pushing...

Like anything you do, you have to keep pushing yourself. Next time youíre out on a ride, throw the cassette in a higher gear than usual. Come up on that one hill? Climb it twice this time. You...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-18, 04:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,468
Posted By Reeses

do you get bad hot spots with speedplays being...

do you get bad hot spots with speedplays being shaped the way they are?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,468
Posted By Reeses

9100, feel great, super low platforms. Didnít go...

9100, feel great, super low platforms. Didnít go for the looks because of the shimano reliability
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-18, 11:16 PM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,651,514
Posted By Reeses

Obw 4, to center the side pull brakes on my...

Obw 4, to center the side pull brakes on my commuter
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-18, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By Reeses

It might be why you feel like it's bigger. That,...

It might be why you feel like it's bigger. That, or, the one you test rode had larger components than the caad
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-18, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By Reeses

The caad and evo have the same geometries, but...

The caad and evo have the same geometries, but the evo might have thicker tubes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-18, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By Reeses

If you test-rode an Evo with rim brakes what...

If you test-rode an Evo with rim brakes what would you think?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-18, 07:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,604
Posted By Reeses

1. Look for any cute honeys on the sidewalk ...

1. Look for any cute honeys on the sidewalk

Yes? -> Brake and downshift in one swift motion, unclip and assertively set my foot down on the pavement as my wheels simultaneously roll to a stop. Set...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,539
Posted By Reeses

Never heard of anyone admire retro stuff for...

Never heard of anyone admire retro stuff for their functionality. Actually, my Sugino 75 square taper steel spindle bottom bracket will outlast any BB30 :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-18, 12:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,532
Posted By Reeses

1) ride at the pace of your partner 2) stay...

1) ride at the pace of your partner

2) stay in your highest gear to get an actual work out in
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-18, 12:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,403
Posted By Reeses

Proprietary component/frame designs have nothing...

Proprietary component/frame designs have nothing to do with this?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-18, 04:38 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,751
Posted By Reeses

Yep, I read somewhere that using acetone to...

Yep, I read somewhere that using acetone to dissolve the excess glue might lead to unbonding the glue on the edge of the tire so I havenít cleaned it up yet
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-18, 02:42 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,751
Posted By Reeses

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,751
Posted By Reeses

Hot but needs campy bro what are you doin!?

Hot but needs campy bro what are you doin!?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-18, 11:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 640
Posted By Reeses

I buy tubes at LBS now because I'm tired of NOS...

I buy tubes at LBS now because I'm tired of NOS tubes losing air
09-05-18, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Reeses

Jagwire is pretty good. Cables travel through...

Jagwire is pretty good. Cables travel through free air inside the frame. Before pulling the old internal cables out, I would use the teflon tubes so that the new cable has a guide, which are not...
09-05-18, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By Reeses

Last question, once I pull the axle, would I be...

Last question, once I pull the axle, would I be dealing with the pair of hub bearings as well as the freehub bearings? If the freehub stays attached I would assume and hope that it's just the two...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 12,957
Posted By Reeses

#2: you need a pro bike fit

#2: you need a pro bike fit
09-03-18, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,526
Posted By Reeses

The thing about that is the cost. All the...

The thing about that is the cost. All the specialty tools involved in truing a wheel would add up to 2-3 sets of wheels trued at a shop.
09-03-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,526
Posted By Reeses

Orrr lace it yourself and give it to them for a...

Orrr lace it yourself and give it to them for a truing job :thumb:
09-03-18, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By Reeses

Put 2.5 mm spacers on each axle end of the 127mm...

Put 2.5 mm spacers on each axle end of the 127mm wheel, but not sure if optimal solution
09-03-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By Reeses

Thanks JohnDThompson for the tip. So once I...

Thanks JohnDThompson for the tip. So once I remove the lock nut on the axle would the axle along with freehub slide out to provide access to bearings for reassembly?
09-03-18, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By Reeses

Removing a Dura Ace 7400, 6 speed, Uni-glide Cassette

Overhauling the rear wheel bearings on my old Trek, but in the way is a 6 speed, uni-glide Dura Ace cassette, the style that has a locking smallest cog. I tried using two chain whips in opposite...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By Reeses

Craigslist has good bikes in your price range, my...

Craigslist has good bikes in your price range, my friend bought a bianchi alu frame with tiagra sti parts for $500. Albeit OC/LA craigslist is a bit healthier than SD craigslist for these things. Hit...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By Reeses

1) You'd be looking at all used parts, mavic...

1) You'd be looking at all used parts, mavic wheels, 105 group, uno stem/seatpost, fsa bars, etc. You'll likely go over budget for a pair of race worthy shoes as well as a frame that won't hold you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-18, 12:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,850
Posted By Reeses

One time use

One time use
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,655
Posted By Reeses

It seems that OP might need a more upright riding...

It seems that OP might need a more upright riding position due to neck pain, you could do this with a bigger frame and higher degree stem. That or, have you thought about strengthening the back...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-18, 11:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,655
Posted By Reeses

Too big with ok stack will give you longer reach....

Too big with ok stack will give you longer reach. You will need to adjust the flexibility and be mindful of your lats to become comfortable with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-18, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By Reeses

On ergo bars, do you prefer having the drops...

On ergo bars, do you prefer having the drops parallel or the tops parallel to the ground
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-18, 11:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,283
Posted By Reeses

I would hit 60 miles if not for the early nights...

I would hit 60 miles if not for the early nights now
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-18, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By Reeses

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1093/screen_shot_2018_08_26_at_8_19_30_pm_58ec244298f89666fb30550c784b076da2912dbb.png
This one's more illustrated, sorry, found the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-18, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By Reeses

It has the drops parallel and bottom of the lever...

It has the drops parallel and bottom of the lever 3-5 cm above the line drawn from the drops. Also forming a cup for the hand at the hoods (similar to my vintage trek)
On my bike the tops to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-18, 10:00 PM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,651,514
Posted By Reeses

Pair of 23 Vittoria Corsa g+ tubulars to finish...

Pair of 23 Vittoria Corsa g+ tubulars to finish my build
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-18, 09:53 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,751
Posted By Reeses

About 2 sizes too big

About 2 sizes too big
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