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Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-18, 08:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,530
Posted By cydewaze

Wow, talk about invasion of the zombie threads!...

Wow, talk about invasion of the zombie threads! At least it got me to reset my BF password.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-18, 04:57 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 170,071
Posted By cydewaze

And you remain one of my favorite people! :thumb:

And you remain one of my favorite people! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 170,071
Posted By cydewaze

Mine has BB90, so I don't know for sure, but I've...

Mine has BB90, so I don't know for sure, but I've read that BB86 and 86.5 are the same. But I suggest you get a second opinion.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,899
Posted By cydewaze

So, I ordered one of those replacement mounts...

So, I ordered one of those replacement mounts from GUB, but it's Aliexpress, so I might die of old age before they arrive.

So I decided to take matters into my own hands.

I had an extra one of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-18, 07:24 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 170,071
Posted By cydewaze

That matte looks nice ^^ I finally ditched...

That matte looks nice ^^

I finally ditched my cool-looking but crappily performing alligator i-link shift housings, and replaced them with the Shimano ones that came with my 6800 stuff. Shifting...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-18, 06:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,410
Posted By cydewaze

Probably these: MEILENSTEIN ? Your wheel for...

Probably these:

MEILENSTEIN ? Your wheel for maximum toughness and minimum weight (http://lightweight.info/us/en/meilenstein)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-17, 10:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,695
Posted By cydewaze

I've gotten a best of 42.2mpg in my VW! :)

I've gotten a best of 42.2mpg in my VW! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-17, 05:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,899
Posted By cydewaze

Yep! It's the same one. This is what it looks...

Yep! It's the same one. This is what it looks like now. The clear tape in the center is to keep the Garmin from rattling, which it probably does because of the cracked mount. That and the zip tie...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-17, 08:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,950
Posted By cydewaze

I use this. It's a bit of work, but it lasts a...

I use this. It's a bit of work, but it lasts a long time.

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0360/4405/products/3_600x600.JPG...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-17, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,899
Posted By cydewaze

Well my mount finally came, but I had a few...

Well my mount finally came, but I had a few issues.

First off, there were no screws included to mount the Gopro attachment to the mount.
Second, the Gamin mounting ring cracked the second time I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-17, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By cydewaze

Me too :( I had my wallet out. My wife has a...

Me too :( I had my wallet out. My wife has a Serotta. Great bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-17, 07:54 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 13,195
Posted By cydewaze

Argh, I want one of these now! :cry:

Argh, I want one of these now! :cry:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-17, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,202
Posted By cydewaze

Nice! Let us know how you like them once you get...

Nice! Let us know how you like them once you get them. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-17, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,345
Posted By cydewaze

That's one nice looking frameset! :eek:

That's one nice looking frameset! :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-17, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,899
Posted By cydewaze

SethAZ, thanks for posting those pics. It's too...

SethAZ, thanks for posting those pics. It's too bad that the stem bolt mount design doesn't include some sort of adjustability. Like maybe a knurled hinge that you could tighten once you got the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-17, 08:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,899
Posted By cydewaze

Tilt angle is why I ordered the handlebar mound...

Tilt angle is why I ordered the handlebar mound as opposed to the stem bolt mount. I can just see the angle being perfect for glare to obscure the thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-17, 02:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,899
Posted By cydewaze

That one looks nice, and I like the fore-aft...

That one looks nice, and I like the fore-aft adjustment. Does it have a GoPro mount as an option?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-17, 08:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,899
Posted By cydewaze

I ended up with the GUB black handlebar mount...

I ended up with the GUB black handlebar mount one. I'll post pics/a review when it arrives in Dec.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-17, 05:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,899
Posted By cydewaze

Thanks for that. I'm not in a hurry, so the xmas...

Thanks for that. I'm not in a hurry, so the xmas thing doesn't bother me, but I might as well save a few bucks. K-Edge makes an aluminum mount too, but it's something like 60 bucks.

The one you...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-17, 01:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,899
Posted By cydewaze

Thanks for the info! I noticed that yours...

Thanks for the info!

I noticed that yours seems to be mounted "upside down" compared to other pics I've seen. Is it reversible?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-17, 08:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,899
Posted By cydewaze

GUB computer mount - has anyone tried one?

I've been looking for a sturdier Garmin/GoPro mount for my road bike, and I ran across this option:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N0748FT/

It's aluminum (my current one is plastic) so it seems...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-17, 07:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,202
Posted By cydewaze

Just looked it up. Advertised weight for Aura 5:...

Just looked it up. Advertised weight for Aura 5: 1720g. Aeolus 5 Comp: 1860g

So, straight pull spokes vs j-bend and 140g difference.

This place still lists the Auras on sale, and for a tiny bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-17, 06:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,146
Posted By cydewaze

I also use the Fizik 3mm "tacky" tape. I tried...

I also use the Fizik 3mm "tacky" tape. I tried the Lizardskins DSP 3.2, but it fell apart on me in less than a season. The Fizik has held up and even survived a bar swap and re-wrap.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-17, 06:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,202
Posted By cydewaze

I don't have that wheel, but I do have a set of...

I don't have that wheel, but I do have a set of Aura 5 TLRs, which are similar (aluminum braking surface, carbon faring) and I love them. I paid $680, but they've been on sale for a couple of months,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-17, 06:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,202
Posted By cydewaze

PSIMET A300...

PSIMET A300 (https://www.psimet.com/shop/road-wheels/a300/)
24mm rim width
1400g weight
Bulletproof
Tubleless-ready
$629

I adore mine.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-17, 11:00 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 33,712
Posted By cydewaze

Back in the 90s, the Maryland State Police were...

Back in the 90s, the Maryland State Police were evaluating LIDAR speed laser guns for possible purchase. Eventually they decided they weren't worth the money, but at the last minute GEICO bought and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-17, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By cydewaze

This is a good point and key. I'm a federal...

This is a good point and key.

I'm a federal employee, and we have something called "The Hatch Act", on which we get annual training, so we know exactly what is and isn't acceptable.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-17, 08:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By cydewaze

Maybe she just thinks he's "Number 1"!

Maybe she just thinks he's "Number 1"!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-17, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By cydewaze

Nice bike! Good choice. Don't forget to post...

Nice bike! Good choice. Don't forget to post post-build pics. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-17, 10:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,881
Posted By cydewaze

I'll eventually either be in that boat, or bunion...

I'll eventually either be in that boat, or bunion surgery. Not sure which. Even the Northwaves give me numbness after a few hours, unless I loosen the instep retention all the way, but then what's...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-17, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,881
Posted By cydewaze

Story of my life - big, wide, flat feet, BUT...

Story of my life - big, wide, flat feet, BUT normal heels, so I can't ride wide shoes because they make them wide all the way through the entire length of the shoe.

I've had OK luck with Spesh BG...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-17, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,580
Posted By cydewaze

I use this product, mainly because it's available...

I use this product, mainly because it's available in grape (and it's worked well for me)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-17, 06:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,587
Posted By cydewaze

I'll accept the title of wimpiest rider on BF. ...

I'll accept the title of wimpiest rider on BF.
- My temp limit for road riding is between 60 and 65 degrees. Below that, I switch to mountain biking.
- My temp limit for mountain biking is probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-17, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By cydewaze

Many of mine were done in a Volkswagen. :thumb:

Many of mine were done in a Volkswagen. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-17, 12:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,382
Posted By cydewaze

Like someone else above stated, riding after a...

Like someone else above stated, riding after a big meal makes me feel like crap. Something small before a meal (bagel and cream cheese) is much better for me.

I don't drink coffee, so no opinion...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-17, 06:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,858
Posted By cydewaze

Their bike finder wizard puts me on that very...

Their bike finder wizard puts me on that very same bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-17, 09:33 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 170,071
Posted By cydewaze

Figured I'd toss this in here since I got the new...

Figured I'd toss this in here since I got the new wheelset.

https://scontent-ort2-1.cdninstagram.com/t51.2885-15/e35/22280324_315709422229530_7381369741669040128_n.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 157,890
Posted By cydewaze

That thing's sweet!

That thing's sweet!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-17, 01:24 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 33,712
Posted By cydewaze

As the lantern rouge of all Strava segments local...

As the lantern rouge of all Strava segments local to myself, I recognize this as the official Strava thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-17, 08:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,996
Posted By cydewaze

A Google image search would seem to show that...

A Google image search would seem to show that it's normal.

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170108/20e905791c76fc40f9208a14a979af3c.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-17, 07:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,871
Posted By cydewaze

Yeah. Apparently they were putting small amounts...

Yeah. Apparently they were putting small amounts (under 20 cents) back on my card, and I was supposed to contact them to verify that amount (for anti-fraud or something), but they never sent me an...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-17, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By cydewaze

Thanks! Put 35 miles on them on Sat, with some...

Thanks! Put 35 miles on them on Sat, with some modest climbing. While they don't have the same climbing feel as my 1400g Psimets, the difference isn't anywhere near as much as I'd expected. These...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-17, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By cydewaze

Well I went with the Aura 5 and they came in...

Well I went with the Aura 5 and they came in today. Mounted em up and I'm ready to put in some miles tomorrow before the rain shows up.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-17, 01:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,871
Posted By cydewaze

I usually compare PBK, Merlin, and ChainReaction...

I usually compare PBK, Merlin, and ChainReaction to see which one has what I need in stock, and which one happens to have a sale/coupon. The only one of the three I've ever had a problem with is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-17, 07:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,473
Posted By cydewaze

I remember that episode!! :lol:

I remember that episode!! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-17, 11:14 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,696
Posted By cydewaze

I'll take that cookie, assuming it's not stale.

I'll take that cookie, assuming it's not stale.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By cydewaze

Ok, the Comps are 1990g without skewers. That...

Ok, the Comps are 1990g without skewers. That makes them 250g heavier than the 5s. Leaning toward the 5s now due to the lower weight and straight-pull spokes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-17, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By cydewaze

I was thinking that because he doesn't have the...

I was thinking that because he doesn't have the 5s in stock, it's not doable, BUT I realized all he'd have to do is weigh the comps, and I can see how that weight compares to the advertised weight of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-17, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By cydewaze

Thanks Stormsedge, not a useless post at all! I...

Thanks Stormsedge, not a useless post at all! I know about the water thing, as it's been mentioned in reviews, but it's not an issue for me, because I'd just toss the A300s on if there was threat of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By cydewaze

Help me decide between these two wheelsets

So, a few years ago I was in the market for a wheelset. At that time, I wanted a "do everything" wheel, and the best choice in my price range ended up being Psimet's A300. These have been a great,...
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