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04-25-22, 08:26 PM
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Posted By SapInMyBlood

You've perfectly captured the romanticism of...

You've perfectly captured the romanticism of bicycles here ♥️
03-02-22, 05:39 AM
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Views: 121,648
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-22, 01:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,481
Posted By SapInMyBlood

You'll probably want to drop the 52 to a 50 to...

You'll probably want to drop the 52 to a 50 to keep things shifting smoothly
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-22, 02:33 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 337,133
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Email and ask them

Email and ask them
12-30-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 40,322
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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Somewhere in tassie..
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 568,240
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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12-09-21, 02:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,461
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I've always lived near mountains. If you're...

I've always lived near mountains. If you're climbing, use the small ring.
If you're not climbing, use the big ring.

​​​​​​??? Pretty straightforward. A 50-34 has been solid for me for years of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 337,133
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Message them directly. They're super responsive...

Message them directly. They're super responsive and super helpful 👌
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 337,133
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I have a mismatched AR/WR set and they're...

I have a mismatched AR/WR set and they're identical 👌
55mm front and 65mm rear
12-06-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,937
Posted By SapInMyBlood

When it comes from Larry, take it with a grain of...

When it comes from Larry, take it with a grain of salt 👌
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-21, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 475,885
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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12-03-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,937
Posted By SapInMyBlood

The winds aren't THAT bad. The cycle paths...

The winds aren't THAT bad.

The cycle paths in Perth are just wide, with good visibility down the track, and few pedestrians along some of the main stretches by the River side.

On my 5-6am...
12-02-21, 04:05 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 40,322
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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11-23-21, 02:14 AM
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Views: 40,322
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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11-22-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 40,322
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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First day of the tassie gift
11-15-21, 04:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,151
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I would say my Specialized roubaix is akin to a...

I would say my Specialized roubaix is akin to a Subaru. Racey but not limited to pavement. And it gets thrashed in all kinds of weather

My salsa Fargo on the other hand is more of a unimog

And...
11-06-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 40,322
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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Southern Ocean coastline in Western Australia
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 844
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I love my profile designs on my road bike, for...

I love my profile designs on my road bike, for audax riding or fast solo rides.
Adjustable pads, adjustable bars, height, side to side indépendant adjustment of pads relative to bars, etc. And you...
Forum: Touring
10-21-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,490,926
Posted By SapInMyBlood

What width are your drop bars? And what have...

What width are your drop bars?
And what have you also got in your panniers?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,352
Posted By SapInMyBlood

wam ram thank you ma'am

wam ram thank you ma'am
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 284,962
Posted By SapInMyBlood

That's a super sweet looking racey steel rig 👌

That's a super sweet looking racey steel rig 👌
Forum: Touring
09-03-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,117
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I haven't experienced any issues myself wearing...

I haven't experienced any issues myself wearing the camelbak, apart from the odd time i put a hard edged object awkwardly inside it, and feel it prodding my back.

I'm simply sharing those as...
Forum: Touring
09-02-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,117
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I've done rides up to 230 miles per day, so maybe...

I've done rides up to 230 miles per day, so maybe those changes accrue over longer periods of time

And I have also used light camelbaks (my salomon trail running bag is my fave) and my evoc 26l...
Forum: Touring
08-31-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,117
Posted By SapInMyBlood

They work great; the only downside is added...

They work great; the only downside is added weight and (arguably) less cooling

The added weight means more pressure on your hands, more strain on your lower back and more weight on your sit bones...
08-22-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 40,322
Posted By SapInMyBlood

We did a 4 day loop, 1 island per day utilizing...

We did a 4 day loop, 1 island per day utilizing all the ferries. She needed to suffer a bit anyways :P
We put 90% of the gear in my panniers and she just carried her clothes
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Put a cadence field in your Garmin data screen...

Put a cadence field in your Garmin data screen and it should auto populate with data from the power meter. No, it won't show up or detect as a separate cadence sensor
08-13-21, 03:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,921
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I enjoy road riding, and gravel, and mountain...

I enjoy road riding, and gravel, and mountain biking, and $12k can get me a nice bike in each of those domains

But one of those René herse bikes would be a randonneur for life ❤️😍
08-11-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 40,322
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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08-05-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,965
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I did a 210k ride on Aug 1st (in the pouring rain...

I did a 210k ride on Aug 1st (in the pouring rain and 60kph headwinds...) and I'd like to try and squeeze in 1 more 300k before the month's end. And a couple of group rides to catch up with riding...
Replies: 34
Views: 5,921
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Waxed chains and heavy rains?

For those of you doing 300+ km rides.. What are you using for chain maintenance, in terms of lube?

I've been using squirt for a while now, but I find that inevitably on 300k rides it starts to...
08-02-21, 01:42 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 40,322
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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07-26-21, 03:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,476
Posted By SapInMyBlood

My 1700m ride on Saturday turned into a 2400m...

My 1700m ride on Saturday turned into a 2400m ride in real life 😂

Those extra 700m are way harder when you don't know they're coming
07-08-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,624
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Most gravel bikes are 40-50mm . Gatorskin 32's...

Most gravel bikes are 40-50mm . Gatorskin 32's are not designed to be gravel tyres ...
07-01-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,249
Posted By SapInMyBlood

What shifting issues have you had exactly? ...

What shifting issues have you had exactly?

Those chainrings look brand spanking new, your bike shop is on some good ****
Replies: 24
Views: 3,511
Posted By SapInMyBlood

29k moving average :D I still don't have my bike...

29k moving average :D I still don't have my bike fit dialed enough to allow for continuous riding. Between an enjoyable 6 hour sleep, lots of yummy snacks along the way, and luxurious rest stops with...
06-24-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,292
Posted By SapInMyBlood

There's a name for those people : cleanskins

There's a name for those people : cleanskins
06-12-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,309
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Crank brothers M19

Crank brothers M19
06-11-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,442
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Beautiful!

Beautiful!
06-10-21, 04:24 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 40,322
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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Somewhere in Western Australia...
Replies: 89
Views: 13,892
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I completed my first Audax ride back in May...

I completed my first Audax ride back in May (600k), and I've just completed another one this past weekend (600k).The first one was quite flat (600k / 2800m) so I signed up for the second one to see...
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Views: 956
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Sounds terrible. Being alone is the whole...

Sounds terrible.
Being alone is the whole reason I enjoy long audax rides through the country side

If you want to talk to someone, ride with them
Forum: Commuting
06-02-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 27,432
Posted By SapInMyBlood

My two week old tubeless valve broke.. :/ ...

My two week old tubeless valve broke.. :/
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06-01-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,266
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Wicked! It gets worse .. 100 miles, 200 miles,...

Wicked! It gets worse .. 100 miles, 200 miles, 300 miles ..
Forum: Commuting
05-22-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 296,216
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I found a really nice coffee mug! Very well...

I found a really nice coffee mug! Very well insulated, screw top, large capacity and a lock function
Fully watertight when inverted 👌...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,347
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I also use mtb flats for my road bike. I have...

I also use mtb flats for my road bike. I have wide dumb feet and just can't find comfy road shoes. I've tried lake, bont, s works wide, etc.

Inov8 ultra minimalist trail runners (wide toe box),...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20,584
Views: 4,833,554
Posted By SapInMyBlood

New light bicycle rims 😁 55mm front with...

New light bicycle rims 😁
55mm front with Sondelux Dynamo hub, 65mm rear with carbon ti hub
With purple nipples 😜
...
04-04-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Pick any mountain on the north shore. Cyprèss is...

Pick any mountain on the north shore. Cyprèss is generally better for traffic.

Fisherman trail is good gravel climbing

Seymour demo road is closed to vehicles

104 Ave in surrey off Scott...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,774
Posted By SapInMyBlood

From memory it's only a 1-2% difference. If you...

From memory it's only a 1-2% difference. If you want to make a big difference, go to a 30/46 Chainring combo
03-31-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,772
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I use similar bars for loooong rides and they're...

I use similar bars for loooong rides and they're life savers. Just another position for hand comfort, headwind adversity and aero efficiency if you're flexible
...
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