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10-16-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 268,350
Posted By KJ43

I think so. Check out the page for the factory...

I think so. Check out the page for the factory install (https://4iiii.com/usa/products/pdp/dual-side-precision-pro-powermeter-factory-install/) and there is no mention of length. They do ask for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,775
Posted By KJ43

The only cavity is the main one. All other cables...

The only cavity is the main one. All other cables for smart sense are routed through either the front cable (shift and brake) opening or down the seatpost and seat tube. The smart sense is super easy...
08-17-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,172
Posted By KJ43

I don't know why you bring up the distinction of...

I don't know why you bring up the distinction of "real" Chamois, but currently used term for the pad in cycling shorts is Chamois and that doesn't have anything to do with what the material is.

Is...
08-09-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,485
Posted By KJ43

I have a regular route around the South Bay Area...

I have a regular route around the South Bay Area that has some sections in the East Bay that have huge ground squirrel populations. On some days there are what must be between 30 - 50 ground...
08-09-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By KJ43

I am 6ft and about 180 lbs. I was wearing PI Pro...

I am 6ft and about 180 lbs. I was wearing PI Pro Bibs a year or so ago in a L. I already like a tight race fit, but he more I ride, the more compression I like and the PI bibs started feeling too...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,701
Posted By KJ43

Haha. None tbh, but we did start buying the...

Haha. None tbh, but we did start buying the bigger packs from Costco (when luck had it in stock). There were some days when alternatives had to be put into play, but managed to minimize that and got...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,701
Posted By KJ43

The L05A-RF is replacing the L03A pad. Something...

The L05A-RF is replacing the L03A pad. Something about a new compound that brakes the same but lasts longer, etc. I have ordered a set, but I stocked up on L03A pads and still have a few sets before...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By KJ43

I think there are lots of things available for...

I think there are lots of things available for pre-order, at least through a shop, either brick and mortar or online. I put in an order for the DA 12spd groupset months ago with my local shop and I...
07-27-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,988
Posted By KJ43

I carry them next to my golf club. That way I'm...

I carry them next to my golf club. That way I'm prepared for pretty much any situation.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,897
Posted By KJ43

Gu Vanilla Bean is my go to. I always have at...

Gu Vanilla Bean is my go to. I always have at least one in my jersey pocket.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,897
Posted By KJ43

Agreed. And those PowerBars seemed to be either...

Agreed. And those PowerBars seemed to be either solid as a rock and took forever to get down or on the hot days were a sticky gooey mess. I have no good memories of PowerBars.

Clif Bars are great...
07-21-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By KJ43

I definitely notice the difference. My gravel...

I definitely notice the difference. My gravel bike has 810 and it is my primary ride. I do take my road bike out a few days a week and it currently has 105 11spd. No servowave means the pads are...
07-18-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,100
Posted By KJ43

I have two wheetsets from LB and both have been...

I have two wheetsets from LB and both have been perfect. Mine came from the North American warehouse but regardless of where they were produced I know that LB has great customer service. Have you...
07-11-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,123
Posted By KJ43

I have the Light Bicycle WR38s on a wheelset...

I have the Light Bicycle WR38s on a wheelset built by Light Bicycle with DT Swiss 240 EXP hubs and they are great for gravel riding. I ride pretty technical, rocky single track at times and I'll do a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,775
Posted By KJ43

I think I've seen snippets here and there online...

I think I've seen snippets here and there online about the possibility of using the recess for things other than the smartsense. I'm fine with the cover for now.

One reason I picked the Synapse is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,775
Posted By KJ43

I could care less about the weight reduction of...

I could care less about the weight reduction of the smartsense system so if you want that information you might search online for it. Whatever the cost of the system I would still consider it...
07-06-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,076
Posted By KJ43

I've actually greeting Larry around five times...

I've actually greeting Larry around five times across the road during my rides, always between Canada Road and Sand Hill Road area. He acknowledged on the forums the first time I waved hi back and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,775
Posted By KJ43

I did. I pulled the smartsense from the bike the...

I did. I pulled the smartsense from the bike the instant I got it home and rode with the open battery recess until I got a cover delivered.

I ordered one through the shop I bought my bike and I...
06-20-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4,630
Views: 358,509
Posted By KJ43

40 miles, 4,373 feet of elevation. Rode to...

40 miles, 4,373 feet of elevation. Rode to Woodside, up King's Mountain Road and then up Skyline to Purisima Creek Redwood Open Space Preserve. I di the Whittemore Gulch Trail down which is some of...
06-19-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 268,350
Posted By KJ43

4iiii Precision Pro dual sided power meter for...

4iiii Precision Pro dual sided power meter for the GRX crankset on my Stigmata. It was a factory install where I shipped them the crankset, they do the install and then send it back. The process was...
06-18-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4,630
Views: 358,509
Posted By KJ43

66 miles, 1,585 feet of elevation. Long gravel...

66 miles, 1,585 feet of elevation. Long gravel loop around the bay over mixed surfaces. Almost constant headwinds over on the east side of the Bay....just for a bit more character building.

Gravel...
06-18-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 995
Posted By KJ43

Same. I clean my new chains pretty soon since the...

Same. I clean my new chains pretty soon since the factory lube gets dirty fast. I use Green Oil which lasts a long time and doesn't attract a lot of dirt.
06-15-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By KJ43

It's not totally clear I guess what the numbers I...

It's not totally clear I guess what the numbers I posted meant, but the number in the () is how much higher the XC200's are over the XT or XTR pedals..at least as far as I could find the correct...
06-10-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By KJ43

Garmin Rally XC200 thoughts

I have had these pedals now for a few months and have the following observations comparing them to Shimano's SPD pedals.

They seem to be constructed well. They are solid and robust feeling but...
06-09-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4,630
Views: 358,509
Posted By KJ43

40 miles, 3,100 feet of climbing. All road today....

40 miles, 3,100 feet of climbing. All road today. Temps were warm...my Garmin reported 90 degree F avg with a max of 100. Definitely enjoyed the ice cold Gatorade from the fridge when I got home.
...
06-07-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4,630
Views: 358,509
Posted By KJ43

32 miles, 3,000 feet of elevation. Up Old La...

32 miles, 3,000 feet of elevation. Up Old La Honda Road, back down through Windy Hill Preserve and then rode over to Arastradero Preserve and did a loop on each side of the road to get more dirt on...
06-05-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,370
Posted By KJ43

I'm not trying to overstate it and lots is...

I'm not trying to overstate it and lots is probably hyperbole, but I was mountain biking for over 30 years and its has popped up on a few of the bikes I've owned over the years. Tires and cleat...
06-05-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,370
Posted By KJ43

Lots of mountain bikes have had toe overlap as...

Lots of mountain bikes have had toe overlap as well over the years. We can agree to disagree on this one. It's not a design flaw...it's a technique issue.

If you keep having issues I'd work on...
06-04-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4,630
Views: 358,509
Posted By KJ43

Flat day, but hammered most of the ride. 56...

Flat day, but hammered most of the ride. 56 miles, only 800 feet of elevation. 20 plus miles were gravel, the rest road miles around the South Bay Area.

South Bay Gravel Loop...
06-04-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,370
Posted By KJ43

I ride mountain bike trails with switchbacks all...

I ride mountain bike trails with switchbacks all the time on my gravel bike which has toe overlap. Not an issue with good technique.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By KJ43

I second Bob Ross 's recommendation for...

I second Bob Ross 's recommendation for Specialized S-Works shoes. I have the Recon's for a few years now. It's a shame you have to buy the body geometry insoles separately when you spend that much...
05-31-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,384
Posted By KJ43

Maybe so but there are already takers.

Maybe so but there are already takers.
05-26-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,363
Posted By KJ43

I do remember living in Palo Alto one year that...

I do remember living in Palo Alto one year that we had snow and it was probably in the 70's. It was super thin and didn't last but yes, I remember that one time when I was a kid in Palo Alto and got...
05-26-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,363
Posted By KJ43

It says in the OP that it is Mountain View, CA....

It says in the OP that it is Mountain View, CA. Not an area that sees snowfall.
05-22-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,378
Posted By KJ43

Find the Pyramid of Humanity and place in on your...

Find the Pyramid of Humanity and place in on your wall in a prominent location. Interactions with other humans will be in accordance with their status in within this chart.
05-22-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4,630
Views: 358,509
Posted By KJ43

64 miles - 25 miles of which was dirt or gravel...

64 miles - 25 miles of which was dirt or gravel around the South Bay Area with a little time at the end at Coyote Hills before coming back over the Dumbarton Bridge. Pretty flat route with only 1,100...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,385
Posted By KJ43

It depends on the shop you go to. The shop I...

It depends on the shop you go to. The shop I bring my bike to for work and service does that for the bikes they sell. Unfortunately they don't have the bikes I have my eye on so I had to get my bikes...
05-21-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 24,392
Posted By KJ43

I'm confused now. Are people using kayaks boaters...

I'm confused now. Are people using kayaks boaters or are they kayakers?

Also, how much do you frequent the forums of boaters and kayakers to know that they don't ask about the clothing choices of...
05-21-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,612
Posted By KJ43

I have the PRS-22.2 and I also have the PRS-25....

I have the PRS-22.2 and I also have the PRS-25. The PRS-22.2 is great, but I personally use the PRS-25 much more often because it's just easier to clamp the seat post and start working on my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,510
Posted By KJ43

Nice pick and post what you think of them after...

Nice pick and post what you think of them after getting some rides in.

I just set up some clincher 28mm GP5000s with latex tubes on my 28mm wide LightBicycle carbon wheels today and went out for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By KJ43

The newer Shimano groupsets are so good at...

The newer Shimano groupsets are so good at keeping the chain on I haven't even considered needing one for a long time.
05-19-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By KJ43

Exactly. Anyone that does any work with carbon...

Exactly. Anyone that does any work with carbon parts should have carbon paste on hand. At the very least it allows you to use the lowest possible torque setting to clamp your carbon components.
05-18-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By KJ43

This. 10% is not really that steep and...

This.

10% is not really that steep and pretty much any tire with knobs on it will give you the grip you need. It's the technique of keeping your rear tire planted while still keeping enough weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,233
Posted By KJ43

They are, but they have the metal tip that helps...

They are, but they have the metal tip that helps hold them in the tire better than just a bacon strip.

I have been successful with bacon strips getting them to hold long enough on my road bike...
05-17-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4,630
Views: 358,509
Posted By KJ43

41 miles, 4,000 feet of elevation. Big road climb...

41 miles, 4,000 feet of elevation. Big road climb and some dirt up on top of, and over, Black Mountain. Lot's of people out including a member of the forums that I never met irl out on Stevens Canyon...
05-16-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,215
Posted By KJ43

I have the Prevail II (non vent) and it already...

I have the Prevail II (non vent) and it already has great venting and airflow. Very comfortable to wear also. I highly recommend it as a helmet.
05-16-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,275
Posted By KJ43

As long as the winds die down to a reasonable...

As long as the winds die down to a reasonable level I'm good!

Maybe it's just the routes and time of day (afternoons usually) I was riding but there was a stretch there where it seemed like every...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 28,925
Posted By KJ43

Yup. I like the idea of the Dart, but in practice...

Yup. I like the idea of the Dart, but in practice I haven't found it to really...work. The one time I got a fairly large puncture on my road tire I figured the dart would be perfect. I tried twice...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,939
Posted By KJ43

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,922
Posted By KJ43

I use 60ml (2 oz.) in road tires - Specialized...

I use 60ml (2 oz.) in road tires - Specialized Roubaix 2bliss in a 32mm size.
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