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Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-17, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By I <3 Robots

Cool. I'll readjust and check for wear. ...

Cool. I'll readjust and check for wear.

Thanks for the replies!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-17, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By I <3 Robots

Front derailleur throwing chain off big ring

I've checked the FD and the high limit looks to be ok. I've tried to back the barrel adjuster off, but that just makes the chain not want to move up to the big ring. Am I missing anything? Does the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-17, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By I <3 Robots

Where exactly are the hotspots? I'd look into...

Where exactly are the hotspots? I'd look into maybe adjusting the Speedplay cleats. Hot or cold...I've never had issues with my Zeros.

The contour of the sole is a good observation. You can always...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-17, 06:04 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,732
Posted By I <3 Robots

That's pretty much what I've done with my tubs. I...

That's pretty much what I've done with my tubs. I wait a bit longer than 10 mins though.:D

If I'm re-mounting an existing tire...I'll just do one layer on the tire and one on the rim. If a new...
10-19-16, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,633
Posted By I <3 Robots

I have the Eggbeater, Candy, and Mallet 3. I've...

I have the Eggbeater, Candy, and Mallet 3. I've been running the EB3 and Candy 3 since 2013. No issues with the bearings. I'll clean and lube the pedals once a year. I live in So Cal so its pretty...
10-10-16, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 752
Posted By I <3 Robots

SRAM has been recommending that you set the...

SRAM has been recommending that you set the b-tension with the rear suspension sagged on their 1x setups.
09-28-16, 02:32 AM
08-24-16, 03:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,455
Posted By I <3 Robots

Nino switched to the 29 a few races prior to the...

Nino switched to the 29 a few races prior to the Olympics. When the new Scott Scale launched. That's when he switched over to 29. Looks like he'll be sticking with the 29r. He also went from his...
08-12-16, 05:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,224
Posted By I <3 Robots

Until you ride a proper fork (properly...

Until you ride a proper fork (properly setup)...you're just guessing.
08-12-16, 12:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,224
Posted By I <3 Robots

Have you ridden something besides an XC 28? It a...

Have you ridden something besides an XC 28? It a pretty basic coil sprung fork. You can pick up a clean used air sprung fork from Rockshox and Fox on eBay for 200 to 300.
07-28-16, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By I <3 Robots

Haha...that Dual Control is pretty wack.

Haha...that Dual Control is pretty wack.
07-26-16, 08:48 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 22,986
Posted By I <3 Robots

Slipstream Sports would sell the team bikes at...

Slipstream Sports would sell the team bikes at the end of the season when they were with Cervelo on their webstore. I remember seeing Thomas Dekker's and Andrew Talansky's bikes on there. They had...
07-25-16, 10:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,224
Posted By I <3 Robots

Only rigid bikes I see are coming out in big...

Only rigid bikes I see are coming out in big numbers are Plus and Fat bikes. The low pressures you can run in those tires will help with some of the chatter from the full rigid bikes. Friend of mine...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-16, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By I <3 Robots

If its a consistent wind...then it's not really...

If its a consistent wind...then it's not really that big a deal. It's the sudden gusts than can catch you off guard. I have a pair of the FC 404's (58mm). There were times when a sudden strong gust...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-16, 02:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,012
Posted By I <3 Robots

Bar width and stem length are approximate sizes...

Bar width and stem length are approximate sizes for the frame size on stock bikes. When I bought my Cervelo (54), it came with a 90mm stem and a 42cm bar. I swapped it out for a 110mm stem and 38cm...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-16, 10:53 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 44,265
Posted By I <3 Robots

I built up a Workswell 29r mountain bike last...

I built up a Workswell 29r mountain bike last year. It's been over a year and so far it's been real good. No drama with assembly either. I ordered it with a BSA bottom bracket and 142 rear end....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-16, 10:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,143
Posted By I <3 Robots

You're lucky (I guess?) it hit your helmet and...

You're lucky (I guess?) it hit your helmet and not your face.

I have an Specialized Prevail. Probably the best fitting, lightest, and most vented helmet I've owned. I also have a Kali Maraka that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-16, 08:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,945
Posted By I <3 Robots

A tubular tire rolled off for whatever reason. I...

A tubular tire rolled off for whatever reason. I would think that it's a pretty rare occasion. Probably more rare than a clincher tire coming off the rim after a flat.

Oh noes...rolled a...
07-07-16, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By I <3 Robots

http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/shimano-b...

http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/shimano-bb71-mtb-press-fit-bottom-bracket/rp-prod61801
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By I <3 Robots

I've ordered a bunch of stuff in the past couple...

I've ordered a bunch of stuff in the past couple months. Still legit. They are running out of stuff fast though. I've had some stuff in my cart and when I went to buy...they were all gone.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,755
Posted By I <3 Robots

All you really need is a narrow wide chainring....

All you really need is a narrow wide chainring. Install...check chain length and ride. If your chain drops repeatedly, then look into a chainguide. This is pretty much what I did initially when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By I <3 Robots

Its still comes down to the experience individual...

Its still comes down to the experience individual fitter. The "Lasers" is still nothing more than a tool the fitter uses.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-16, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By I <3 Robots

It's possible...but there is a good chance that...

It's possible...but there is a good chance that even with a lighter helmet...you neck will still be tired at that point in your ride. The human head it pretty heavy on its own.

With that said I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-16, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By I <3 Robots

I've been using Ribble in the UK.

I've been using Ribble in the UK.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-16, 03:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By I <3 Robots

Rent a mountain bike and go ride Red Rock Canyon.

Rent a mountain bike and go ride Red Rock Canyon.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,242
Posted By I <3 Robots

I've never heard of a race cut bib short. Do they...

I've never heard of a race cut bib short. Do they come with less padding up front?:roflmao2:

I do like the fit of the race cut jerseys though. They don't sag in the rear once you load the pockets...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-16, 11:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,184
Posted By I <3 Robots

Ribble is where I get my tubs from. They...

Ribble is where I get my tubs from. They sometimes have a 10 or 15% off code. I'll get two of the Corsa Elites for around 70 shipped.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-16, 08:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,184
Posted By I <3 Robots

I had a rear tire that popped so hard, it left a...

I had a rear tire that popped so hard, it left a red mark on my calf. Also sprayed sealant all over.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-16, 03:28 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,067
Posted By I <3 Robots

There are no good looking helmets. With that...

There are no good looking helmets.

With that said...I have a Specialized Prevail and a Kali Maraka.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-16, 02:22 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 19,416
Posted By I <3 Robots

Workwell sells in eBay under Sobatostore. Thats...

Workwell sells in eBay under Sobatostore. Thats where I bought my 062 mountain frame through.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-16, 03:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,184
Posted By I <3 Robots

I want to try some of that Cargona Remover.

I want to try some of that Cargona Remover.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-16, 02:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,513
Posted By I <3 Robots

This is what I would do if I rode nothing but...

This is what I would do if I rode nothing but flats.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-16, 04:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,083
Posted By I <3 Robots

One of the differences between Shimano and SP is...

One of the differences between Shimano and SP is the free float. Shimano pedals have spring tension on the pedals...that is what I believe to give some people knee issues...which is why you went...
05-15-16, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By I <3 Robots

I have an Kali Avatar 2. Nice and light...but...

I have an Kali Avatar 2. Nice and light...but they suck on warm days. Soon as I stop...I need to take it off...or I'l start mad sweating. The light weight helps keep my head from moving around like a...
05-15-16, 12:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,850
Posted By I <3 Robots

The bar ends for me was for extra leverage when...

The bar ends for me was for extra leverage when out of the saddle. When I went wider...I found myself not using them anymore.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-16, 02:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,184
Posted By I <3 Robots

I had a guy that came in that rolled his rear...

I had a guy that came in that rolled his rear tire. The tire and rim barely had any glue on it. Destroyed his carbon rim. Had to spend 400 on a new hoop from Reynolds. I've seen glue jobs so...
05-13-16, 12:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,850
Posted By I <3 Robots

With the extra width of bars nowadays...I've...

With the extra width of bars nowadays...I've found that I no longer need them.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-16, 07:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,184
Posted By I <3 Robots

What spare are you using that folds that small? I...

What spare are you using that folds that small? I was thinking a 19mm track tire...or picking up a couple Yellow Jersey tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-16, 03:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,184
Posted By I <3 Robots

IMO...one of the biggest benefits of a tubular is...

IMO...one of the biggest benefits of a tubular is that the tire does not separate from the rim when flatted. I've seen people laying on the side of the road from a punctured clincher coming off the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-16, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,354
Posted By I <3 Robots

I've found that Garmin support is hit or miss...

I've found that Garmin support is hit or miss depending on the rep you get. I've gotten warrantied on units where the warranty has expired and times where they did not want to give me anything short...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-16, 04:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,184
Posted By I <3 Robots

I didn't carry a spare that day. Its a loop I did...

I didn't carry a spare that day. Its a loop I did all the time. It was just pure bad luck. I just happened to run over the only piece of debris on the road. Cut my tire from sidewall to tread. Same...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-16, 12:10 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,184
Posted By I <3 Robots

I've been running tubulars only since 2012. I've...

I've been running tubulars only since 2012. I've had a couple bad cuts that left the bike unrideable. One where I had to be picked up. Both times the Stan's would just shoot out the tire. Current...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-16, 12:01 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,155
Posted By I <3 Robots

Bring an external battery? Ultrathin...

Bring an external battery?

Ultrathin 20000mAh Portable External Battery Charger Power Bank for Cell Phone | eBay...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-16, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By I <3 Robots

I've never had an issue with any of them. I've...

I've never had an issue with any of them. I've used Chain Reaction with good results too. I recently bought a Garmin 520 for 226 shipped from Evans. Got to So Cal in under a week.
05-09-16, 02:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,921
Posted By I <3 Robots

Trek makes some great bikes. The Superfly 9.6 is...

Trek makes some great bikes. The Superfly 9.6 is a hard to beat deal.

Superfly 9.6 | Superfly | Cross Country mountain bikes | Mountain bikes | Bikes | Trek Bikes...
05-05-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,204
Posted By I <3 Robots

If you're looking for something more XC, Niner...

If you're looking for something more XC, Niner EMD 9 1 Star Deore Bike > Bikes > Mountain Bikes | Jenson USA (http://www.jensonusa.com/Niner-EMD-9-1-Star-Deore-Bike?cs=Black/Red)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-16, 04:38 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 24,294
Posted By I <3 Robots

This^^ Most of the guys I know will always...

This^^

Most of the guys I know will always go eat afterwards and drink lots of beer...lots.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-16, 03:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,918
Posted By I <3 Robots

Slide the saddle forward? If it's too far back,...

Slide the saddle forward? If it's too far back, your taint could be resting on the narrow part of the saddle.
05-05-16, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By I <3 Robots

Functionality is going to be the same. The new...

Functionality is going to be the same. The new rear derailleurs (Shadow Plus) will have a clutch in them. This will keep the chain from slapping against the chainstay when going over extremely rough...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-16, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By I <3 Robots

A Lot of this stuff is hard to figure out without...

A Lot of this stuff is hard to figure out without trying it on. Even if you go by their measurements...it fit may still be off. I wear small in pretty much every manufacturer...and stay with it. Some...
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