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Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,936
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yes. If you flag it it goes off right away. Then...

Yes. If you flag it it goes off right away. Then I guess they review it. Iíve never seen one get put back after it goes away.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,936
Posted By Greatestalltime

There is a place to flag them, but Strava doesnít...

There is a place to flag them, but Strava doesnít make it easy to do. You canít use the app. You have to open the browser and find the guyís time and so on.

Strava should have something to looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-22, 04:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 811
Posted By Greatestalltime

What happens when you adjust the barrell...

What happens when you adjust the barrell adjuster? Seems like the bike shop shouldíve figured this out already to me whatever it is.

New rear? derailleur seems like one of the last things to try.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-22, 04:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,163
Posted By Greatestalltime

Overdue thread. Thanks

Overdue thread. Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-22, 04:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,170
Posted By Greatestalltime

I have some Sidi (not sure what entry level model...

I have some Sidi (not sure what entry level model they are) with about 30k and now they are my rain shoes often covered by velotoz.

I also have a pair of Sidi Wire 2 with about 35k that look damn...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By Greatestalltime

Trying on shoes is good, but riding in them Is...

Trying on shoes is good, but riding in them Is different. Iíd go for a high end shoe and hope they work for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 671
Posted By Greatestalltime

Thanks. I hit adjust elevation and it said ďall...

Thanks. I hit adjust elevation and it said ďall setĒ and no changes were made. So I guess Itís right. My avg weekday ride seems very flat, but maybe itís a very gradual climb??? Thereís a few 8%...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 671
Posted By Greatestalltime

My miles are correct at 3941, but it says my...

My miles are correct at 3941, but it says my elevation is at 184,551. Thereís no way that can be right?? I donít think. Most of my rides here in Louisville KY seem fairly flat or they sure seem flat...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 03:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By Greatestalltime

The components are most important for what youíre...

The components are most important for what youíre looking for because they bring much better reliability. Except, as others have said, you donít want a tri-bike and as theyíve said Iíd keep my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20,541
Views: 4,810,911
Posted By Greatestalltime

Sidi Shot 2 in Galaxy blue. Loud colors on...

Sidi Shot 2 in Galaxy blue. Loud colors on cycling shoes is mandatory.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,177
Posted By Greatestalltime

Di2 is flawless. Well, almost. On vacation a...

Di2 is flawless. Well, almost. On vacation a couple weeks ago mine stopped shifting. Tracking down the disconnection without all the tools I needed or having no work stand was an issue.

Iíd still...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By Greatestalltime

I use a charger and block from some Beats...

I use a charger and block from some Beats headphones. I figure with the price of the damn things that they better have come with a good charger and mine charges well.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 03:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,476
Posted By Greatestalltime

Op, just throw all that crap out and get Dura Ace...

Op, just throw all that crap out and get Dura Ace for all bikes. Problem solved.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,072
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yeah. Might just stay with GP 5000. I just...

Yeah. Might just stay with GP 5000. I just switched out a pair and no flats 3-5 k miles. And I had an easier time mounting the new ones.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,072
Posted By Greatestalltime

https://www.gambacicli.com/en/pirelli-p-zero-race-...

https://www.gambacicli.com/en/pirelli-p-zero-race-tlr-tire-36613.html


I found them here for less than the 5000s. Even with shipping to the USA.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,072
Posted By Greatestalltime

Thanks! Good to know theyíre easy to mount. The...

Thanks! Good to know theyíre easy to mount. The GP5000 do not go on Boraís easily at all. I think Iíll give them a try next time after years on Conti.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-22, 04:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,072
Posted By Greatestalltime

What are some opinions on Pirelli P Zero? TlR or...

What are some opinions on Pirelli P Zero? TlR or clincher? Some YouTube guys say they like them better then GP5000 for great all around tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By Greatestalltime

Huh. My Sidi ďboaĒ system works flawlessly....

Huh. My Sidi ďboaĒ system works flawlessly. Theyíve been in the rain and even the washing machine and work great after 1000ís of miles and abuse.

Plus you can buy a whole new Boa if it breaks.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-22, 04:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yes. Especially if youíre in an area that you may...

Yes. Especially if youíre in an area that you may get a decent amount of flats. Mounting can be a slight issue on some wheel/tire combos, but itís worth it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 04:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,438
Posted By Greatestalltime

If you donít get flats then I guess you donít...

If you donít get flats then I guess you donít need them. If you do and get tired of changing a tube in rain or worse the cold rain then get TL.


Seems like a really easy choice.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By Greatestalltime

I stil have mine on the two of my 3 bikes that I...

I stil have mine on the two of my 3 bikes that I care to not have the BB shell scratched. Iíve needed it at least a few times while riding. And once while doing maintenance I pulled the chain wrong...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 04:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,233
Posted By Greatestalltime

In my experience the tire wears out before the...

In my experience the tire wears out before the drried sealant becomes and issue. I waited too long before adding more and it was dry at about the 7-8 month mark.

The tires will be done soon at...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,896
Posted By Greatestalltime

It took me over a year and a day forgetting to...

It took me over a year and a day forgetting to air up to accept that fact.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,502
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yep. WTO and some Bora 50ís with Campy pads and...

Yep. WTO and some Bora 50ís with Campy pads and both have better braking than my c24ís with shimano pads.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,411
Posted By Greatestalltime

My bad. I admit to skimming the post. For...

My bad. I admit to skimming the post.

For 400$ get some Zonda or Ultegra.

I have 25mm on my WTO. For
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,411
Posted By Greatestalltime

WTO 45ís is all youíll need-Tubeless ready. Go...

WTO 45ís is all youíll need-Tubeless ready. Go tubeless, you wonít be sorry. (Well, only when mounting tires)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,741
Posted By Greatestalltime

Louisville KY. Last couple weeks Iíve went from...

Louisville KY. Last couple weeks Iíve went from shorts a few days to full winter gear the next with temps going in the 30ís to 60ís. . Rain and wind too. This is not a great place to live for good...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-22, 04:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,006
Posted By Greatestalltime

45 Bora WTO. Best all around wheel imo.

45 Bora WTO. Best all around wheel imo.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,885
Posted By Greatestalltime

De Rosa Protos Pina F8 Advanced SL is now my...

De Rosa Protos
Pina F8
Advanced SL is now my rain bike

The wife got a decent Fugi gravel bike even though she only casually rides with out family . (So itís mine too she just doesnít know that)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 04:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,195
Posted By Greatestalltime

:) tire is separate from the wheel :thumb:

:) tire is separate from the wheel :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,195
Posted By Greatestalltime

*make sure your tire is spinning the correct...

*make sure your tire is spinning the correct direction
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 04:35 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 12,221
Posted By Greatestalltime

When they donít return even a nod I give a...

When they donít return even a nod I give a sarcastic loud HI!! It makes me feel good. 😅
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,169
Posted By Greatestalltime

https://bikecloset.com/shop/?s=open+box&post_type=...

https://bikecloset.com/shop/?s=open+box&post_type=product&mc_cid=d40fb0f069&mc_eid=d7424f0416
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,018
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yes. Use one. Or risk damaging your BB area...

Yes. Use one. Or risk damaging your BB area paint. Or really get it jammed in there and possibly damage more.

Ive needed mine maybe once or twice in 10k miles and itís worth it. Or I think I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,656
Posted By Greatestalltime

Velotoze. Make that the newer velotoze 2. They...

Velotoze. Make that the newer velotoze 2. They wrap then snap around the bottom and are more durable than the first.

Or in the summer just embrace the wet feet because youíll sweat a lot in them....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 01:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,245
Posted By Greatestalltime

Pretty close, Hotshot. I think I used the...

Pretty close, Hotshot.

I think I used the bottles the shop gave me with my entry bike back into the sport for a year or so. Iím not sure when I switched for sure. Sorry.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,102
Posted By Greatestalltime

I posted pics above

I posted pics above
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,102
Posted By Greatestalltime

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/b06adc44_98d1_404d_971d_35d82ef4354e_9cb3992fd41474dd6b2d55182b46d57b7c60d742.jpeg
The genuine DA is on the left. Counterfeit on right...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,245
Posted By Greatestalltime

10!!! Years!!! yeah!!!

10!!! Years!!!

yeah!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,245
Posted By Greatestalltime

I hope they're safe. Iíve been using them...

I hope they're safe. Iíve been using them everyday for 10+ years
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,102
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yeah. After my mistake I looked it up. Not too...

Yeah. After my mistake I looked it up. Not too smart never reading the directions. I guess I learned. It likely has 1k miles on it.

Some say not to reuse the quick link so Iíll likely buy a new...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,102
Posted By Greatestalltime

Ill take a pic Sunday when I get home. Itís a...

Ill take a pic Sunday when I get home. Itís a very slight difference. The quality of the box is noticeable too.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,102
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yeah. I had no idea. I thought it only mattered...

Yeah. I had no idea. I thought it only mattered that the quick link was going the right direction. Iíll check me other bikes when I get home. I guess I got a 50/50 chance they are correct.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,102
Posted By Greatestalltime

I didnít know it mattered as long as it was going...

I didnít know it mattered as long as it was going the right direction. Seems to have been performing ok.

Iíll pay attention next time. Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,102
Posted By Greatestalltime

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/image_0efcdf9f1d9bcaa7d7b4c0be53d89b7426db8f0b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,102
Posted By Greatestalltime

Very good point on the hollow. Thatís it. I...

Very good point on the hollow.

Thatís it. I knew when I looked at them it was something clear and thatís more obvious than the text.


Hereís a real DA one
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,102
Posted By Greatestalltime

Iím on vacation now and I only have access to a...

Iím on vacation now and I only have access to a picture of the fake one.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,102
Posted By Greatestalltime

The package was nearly identical. I had a real...

The package was nearly identical. I had a real one to compare and one word was different. The plastic that held the chain with the was cheap and flimsy.

The dead give away was the script on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 04:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,102
Posted By Greatestalltime

Slightly off topic, but stay away from any...

Slightly off topic, but stay away from any Dura-Ace chains you may see on eBay from China or shipped from Calióvia China I guess.

i figured why not try theyíre only 20$. I received them and they...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,326
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yes. Itís the anonymity. Youíre right. Not...

Yes. Itís the anonymity. Youíre right.

Not ironically I had an idiot yell at me today while on a vacation ride on Hilton Head island. Told me to get on the bike path. My wife made me promise to...
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