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06-21-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,092
Posted By greysquirrel

Unless you're using sealant. The sealant can...

Unless you're using sealant. The sealant can collect on the tube side of the presta valve preventing it from totally closing when you remove the pump head resulting in a slow air leak. When I close...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By greysquirrel

Free sipping, no tax and recently 10% off: ...

Free sipping, no tax and recently 10% off:

https://www.coloradocyclist.com/
05-31-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By greysquirrel

Auto correct is on but didn't happen during the...

Auto correct is on but didn't happen during the ride.
05-30-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By greysquirrel

Total climbed error

I use a Garmin Fenix 6 Pro for biking. Started a ride at about 2000 ft, rode down to about sea level, rode back to the start. Garmin said the ending altitude was 1100 ft. and total climb only...
05-28-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,392
Posted By greysquirrel

Crash your bike into a wall, totally destroy it...

Crash your bike into a wall, totally destroy it and use this:
https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/composite_confidence

BTW, says only in USA.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,939
Posted By greysquirrel

For carbon fiber, how about: ...

For carbon fiber, how about:

https://argonautcycles.com/the-rm3/
05-17-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,474
Posted By greysquirrel

Yeah, $1700 for 4 bikes!! Got a Kuat 2 NV 4...

Yeah, $1700 for 4 bikes!!
Got a Kuat 2 NV 4 bike. My wife loves the orange color but actually hate it.
04-22-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,733
Posted By greysquirrel

My first MTB was a Bridgestone with rigid fork,...

My first MTB was a Bridgestone with rigid fork, 72 degree head tube, 41 in wheelbase. Good times!
04-17-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,035
Posted By greysquirrel

I have the same problem. (coincidentally almost...

I have the same problem. (coincidentally almost the same measurements). I was a long time MTB rider looking for a gravel bike. I was in between sizes but I found that the smaller size had more weight...
04-07-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,874
Posted By greysquirrel

When I was researching gravel bikes, there was...

When I was researching gravel bikes, there was one manufacturer that spec'ed 11-40 cassettes with GRX 810 2x.I forgot which company but it was one of the lesser known non-American brands.
04-03-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,874
Posted By greysquirrel

I use to ride a MTB. I just got a new gravel...

I use to ride a MTB. I just got a new gravel bike. and for the last several weeks and have been riding on road to get use to it. It has 31X 34 and I have to admit it isn't low enough. Some of the...
03-22-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By greysquirrel

Yeah, but would cost several thousand more.

Yeah, but would cost several thousand more.
03-22-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By greysquirrel

Carbon fiber

Interesting article on carbon fiber bikes:

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/product-news/inside-frame-design-489852
03-22-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,273
Posted By greysquirrel

When I was at the Specialized store(SF area),...

When I was at the Specialized store(SF area), they said that they had people from NY buying bikes and they had a backorder of 3000 bikes!
03-21-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By greysquirrel

On a recent road ride, out of the 30 bikes I saw...

On a recent road ride, out of the 30 bikes I saw ~25 were Specialized.
03-21-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,273
Posted By greysquirrel

I also got one several weeks ago and actually...

I also got one several weeks ago and actually considered the Diverge also. Surprisingly, Revolts are in stock where I live.(SF/bay area)
03-08-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By greysquirrel

Here is a link for catalogs of many different...

Here is a link for catalogs of many different year Bridgestone bikes:
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bridgestone/
02-20-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,531
Posted By greysquirrel

Giant website says coming soon:...

Giant website says coming soon: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/propel-advanced-1-disc-2021. I was lucky and able to get a Revolt Advance after looking for 2-3 weeks.
02-14-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,913
Posted By greysquirrel

Check Amazon: ...

Check Amazon:
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=security+anchor&ref=nb_sb_noss_2
01-30-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,702
Posted By greysquirrel

Opposite experience but mainly because of luck....

Opposite experience but mainly because of luck. My daughter's birthday so went looking for a new bike for her. Women's small MTB ~$800 price range. Went to a Specialized dealer. Said forget it, no...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,229
Posted By greysquirrel

Clarification: I have a 4 bike rack where you...

Clarification: I have a 4 bike rack where you have to hang the bikes by the top tube. I'm sure a TRAY rack would be much easier and secure.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,229
Posted By greysquirrel

4 bike hitch rack = guaranteed scratched bikes ....

4 bike hitch rack = guaranteed scratched bikes . I use a Thule Apex w/ 4 bikes. 4 bikes are so close together on the rack that the bikes hit each other: the bikes sway, the handlebars turn, some...
09-19-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By greysquirrel

My concern is my head tube being damaged.

My concern is my head tube being damaged.
09-19-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By greysquirrel

It's a 15 year old Cane Creek headset. I'd think...

It's a 15 year old Cane Creek headset. I'd think I'd be lucky to even get replacement parts.
09-18-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By greysquirrel

Crown race moves - fork diameter too small.

I bought a new fork with an Al steer. When I put my old crown race(1 1/8 thread less) on it, the race is totally loose and actually wiggles slightly. I tried other crown races and measured the fork...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-16, 12:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,896
Posted By greysquirrel

I wonder if one of those plastic spoke protector...

I wonder if one of those plastic spoke protector discs(dork discs) would have helped? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-15, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By greysquirrel

When she rear ends you and totals your bike,...

When she rear ends you and totals your bike, you'll only have yourself to blame. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-15, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,558
Posted By greysquirrel

Isn't that a lot of extra rear derailleur cable?

Isn't that a lot of extra rear derailleur cable?
10-25-14, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,898
Posted By greysquirrel

Look it up your self. :) Here is a link to...

Look it up your self. :)
Here is a link to Bridgestone catalogues:Bridgestone Bicycles (http://sheldonbrown.com/bridgestone/#catalogues)

My first mb was 1991 Bridgestone MB-3. Still have it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-14, 01:32 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 22,988
Posted By greysquirrel

Reducing tire pressure will increase rolling...

Reducing tire pressure will increase rolling resistance. I'd rather have a more "compliant" bike and run higher tire pressure.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-14, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,798
Posted By greysquirrel

I'm not sure I believe that graph. The Ti Moots...

I'm not sure I believe that graph. The Ti Moots Setback is right next to the Thomson AL post. On my bike, I replaced an AL seatpost with a Moots Ti setback. The Moots Ti post flexed/bent so much that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-13, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By greysquirrel

Those cable donuts, in my experience, don't work...

Those cable donuts, in my experience, don't work very well. After a while, because the donut gets moved around the hole starts to enlarge and the donut starts sliding down the cables.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-13, 01:22 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 11,663
Posted By greysquirrel

I wonder what happens if you use a receipt with...

I wonder what happens if you use a receipt with prices blacked out.
05-19-12, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,605
Posted By greysquirrel

This looks interesting: http://www.ibertinc.com/

This looks interesting:
http://www.ibertinc.com/
10-12-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By greysquirrel

I live in San Francisco and ride across the...

I live in San Francisco and ride across the Golden Gate Bridge to Mt. Tamalpais/Marin trails. The total distance is around 50 miles(but a lot of hills).
09-01-10, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By greysquirrel

I had those tires in 2.1 and currently have them...

I had those tires in 2.1 and currently have them in 1.9. The 1.9 are much faster on pavement but more narrow then the 2.1. The tires are on a second set of wheels I use for commuting. The 2.1 are...
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