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Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,286
Posted By carlos danger

not really no. this is basically straight outta...

not really no. this is basically straight outta testing phase. but i have to confess i dont really run tape on any bars since i always have leather gloves on my hands. it hurts much less when...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,286
Posted By carlos danger

it is very rewarding though. otherwise i simply...

it is very rewarding though. otherwise i simply wouldn't do it. trust me.

its a night and day (to say the least) difference between this and all road levers in lever feel and crispness, and sound,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,286
Posted By carlos danger

you gotta be creative to run mtb shifters on a...

you gotta be creative to run mtb shifters on a road bike or tt-bared bike. i can tell you that. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,068
Posted By carlos danger

I personally think the gp4k and now the gp5k...

I personally think the gp4k and now the gp5k (have not tried myself) is puncture proof enough imo.
I have read others say the 4 seasons are better. i have no idea. but i have feeling they are right....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 23,337
Posted By carlos danger

the fork would at the very least be bent the...

the fork would at the very least be bent the other way for a frontal impact to have happened. with bent metal in that direction to go with it. but now its the exact opposite. looks like a typical...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 24,858
Posted By carlos danger

whyfi. well he mentioned "discs also rub"...

whyfi.

well he mentioned "discs also rub" which is actually the most common "problem" with discs. hydros that is. because the fluid in the lines and calipers expand with temps and with water/air...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,623
Posted By carlos danger

lets just say that you, the user, will have to do...

lets just say that you, the user, will have to do a lot more to keep such a system running than a simple rigid fork!! a lot more. i have no idea why any person in the entire world would choose such a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 24,858
Posted By carlos danger

hydros can be finicky setting them up and...

hydros can be finicky setting them up and adjusting them. basically there is never the same the same friction in 2 or 4 different pistons. so its much much morwe likely to rub on any side/piston. no...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By carlos danger

you can run 45mm on 15mm inner if you want to. ...

you can run 45mm on 15mm inner if you want to.

i run 52mm on 19mm inner, no problem there.

but yeas yo probably want to reside on 1,5x the inner width for very good support. or optimal support....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,981
Posted By carlos danger

yeah lets not forget the valve caps. its...

yeah lets not forget the valve caps. its basically the most important part of the entire bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,941
Posted By carlos danger

2 minutes faster in about 20 minutes i mean. ...

2 minutes faster in about 20 minutes i mean.
and yes that is HUGE!!!
And i have no real way of explaining it. but i timed it.
about 10kg lynskey pro cross. vs all my other bikes. i have 4 other...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,605
Posted By carlos danger

an aero frame give about 0,5km/h at max.

an aero frame give about 0,5km/h at max.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,605
Posted By carlos danger

i believe the correct term is "r i crazy" :) ...

i believe the correct term is "r i crazy" :)

well imo if the mechs are working there is no real reason to swap it.
the mechs are working as they should for about 20 years usually if you oil them....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,502
Posted By carlos danger

yeah you are right that guy is much, much more...

yeah you are right that guy is much, much more badass than lance is. i always try to do the tires with my teeth myself though too. trying to keep it real. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,941
Posted By carlos danger

I'm a very big pusher of comfort here. i mean if...

I'm a very big pusher of comfort here. i mean if its not 100% comfortable then you cant go really fast no matter what. I have gone 2 minutes faster in 20 minutes on "lesser" aero and heavier bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,286
Posted By carlos danger

I know most of you guys will not like it since...

I know most of you guys will not like it since you are road purists. But i build bikes for me. and only me. and this is kinda the results of that. I ride them as commuters.

Breakdown of the build:...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 23,337
Posted By carlos danger

that could have been caused by pretty much...

that could have been caused by pretty much anything. considering its crabon. look up luescher teknik on youtube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY9JUMYI54lLOHpb_zbIedQ and you will see how subpar...
06-08-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,957
Posted By carlos danger

i guess it actually is hard to set them up. you...

i guess it actually is hard to set them up. you know.
06-08-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,747
Posted By carlos danger

there is nothing more deeply psychoactively...

there is nothing more deeply psychoactively challenging than going to amsterdam and smoking your brain out on some/any type of hazxe, going full out, then going to red lighjt district. its completely...
06-08-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,747
Posted By carlos danger

there is a 2-3h docu on youtube on that. i heard...

there is a 2-3h docu on youtube on that. i heard it. but it called some other crapola i cant remember.

very much knowledge in that imo. you have to dig.

not afraid of highly phychoactive...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 24,858
Posted By carlos danger

bb7 road gives the exact same lever travel as...

bb7 road gives the exact same lever travel as calipers.
06-08-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,747
Posted By carlos danger

possibly ground up milk thistle seeds, just as it...

possibly ground up milk thistle seeds, just as it says?
06-08-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,747
Posted By carlos danger

I wonder why lsd never got problematic? it was...

I wonder why lsd never got problematic? it was legal for a long time. oh yeah no possible addiction potential. yet its still illegal.
06-08-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,747
Posted By carlos danger

I like alt meds as a supplement to trad meds. i...

I like alt meds as a supplement to trad meds. i see now that some chems that were known for "thousands of years" are now somehow classed as meds. go figure.
For example i can't buy any milk thistle...
06-08-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By carlos danger

you will not notice any difference between carbon...

you will not notice any difference between carbon and alu rims most likely.

However the only times carbon rims make any sense is when used in the highly aerodynamic area. like 30-100mm deep aero...
06-08-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,747
Posted By carlos danger

i wonder, to who?? lol. i hope they...

i wonder, to who?? lol.

i hope they prosecute this to "the fullest extent of the law", if you know what i mean...
they knew goddamn well what would happen with that chemical.

it was the same...
06-08-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,747
Posted By carlos danger

hehehe. science is not an exact science......

hehehe.

science is not an exact science... didn't you know.

in the US any doctor can prescribe you opioids and possibly opiates just like that. and this is now causing more deaths than...
06-08-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,957
Posted By carlos danger

Most problems i have seen with triples is that...

Most problems i have seen with triples is that the FD rubs, I have never ever seen a rub free triple talking all over the cassette and chainrings. the gripshifts are good for this up front. if youre...
06-08-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,957
Posted By carlos danger

Well basically the double can replicate the...

Well basically the double can replicate the triple with a wider cassette. and some people found out the single can replicate the double with a very wide cassette.

i've been on 1x for 10-11 years....
06-08-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By carlos danger

cables have been stainless for many many years....

cables have been stainless for many many years. quality stuff that is.

I also run full length housings when i can, and i always can. zipties is the bomb!! not very pretty though but its more...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,788
Posted By carlos danger

I dont exactly expect the guys in italy that...

I dont exactly expect the guys in italy that brazed my frames to outlive me. but they knew the risks and made their choices. thats how it works. but not in china it doesn't. I dont however feel sorry...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,207
Posted By carlos danger

there was no explanation of the chiniese workers...

there was no explanation of the chiniese workers short "lifetime", could be solvents, could be carbon monomers. etc etc. but the most obvious cause is the fibers themselves. since solvents take maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,207
Posted By carlos danger

I actually read somewhere credible that the...

I actually read somewhere credible that the average life of the common chinese carbon worker was 3 years. before they were done pretty much.

I have a feeling though that carbon fibers is just as...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,788
Posted By carlos danger

yes fibers running in all directions is the norm,...

yes fibers running in all directions is the norm, otherwise carbon fiber does not work at all. even though all cabron fibers are all different modulus (stiffness) and strength they are for all...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,788
Posted By carlos danger

It actually might not be. If you look on...

It actually might not be.

If you look on youtube, there is a an australian guy, that does carbon repairs. I'm guessing he is one of the best ones on this planet. and sometimes he cuts open frames...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,207
Posted By carlos danger

asbestos is a fibre material that your body...

asbestos is a fibre material that your body cannot break down and digest. its synthetic.

now, humans will get lung cancer from all similar fibers!!

including carbon, glass, kevlar, rockwool,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By carlos danger

good data pint jim. I have about the same...

good data pint jim. I have about the same durability specs on mine. the dts are very durable.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By carlos danger

I think the rs770 is sjimano 105 grade non series...

I think the rs770 is sjimano 105 grade non series hubs. they will do well. if you adjust the bearing preload (look this up on the net) in frame, properly lube the bearings (make sure you dont lose...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,015
Posted By carlos danger

fwiw maybe not!! I read about one guy that...

fwiw maybe not!!

I read about one guy that saved 1 minute in 1h by going to road bike from his old mtb with slicks. its the motor not the bike...

if you put road tires on you current bike you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,207
Posted By carlos danger

lol! Well i for one, can say that discs have...

lol!

Well i for one, can say that discs have saved my life more than 5 times.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By carlos danger

I also prefer the shimano system for everything...

I also prefer the shimano system for everything except high dollar stuff.

Why?

well the shimano hubs are cup and cone and serviceable. and you can flush the freehub with oil while you have if...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,788
Posted By carlos danger

Yeah but if the frame is actually cracked it will...

Yeah but if the frame is actually cracked it will most likely show up at the surface. since the surface will have to flex slightly more than the more center of the tube, since its in the periphery,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,981
Posted By carlos danger

you see!! now imagine if you were to have a...

you see!!

now imagine if you were to have a red italian made frame!! yeah... maybe twice as fast then i can tell you. you can take that to the bank.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,003
Posted By carlos danger

I have noticed that some companies are actually...

I have noticed that some companies are actually reverting back to regular BSA treaded. go figure. I wonder why that might be? could it possibly be the warranties costing too much? i think so...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,171
Posted By carlos danger

All i can say is that before we had 100mm qr up...

All i can say is that before we had 100mm qr up front
130/135 out back. 135 was needed for disc.
there was 2 diffrent bb standards, ITA and BSA

Now we have 37 BB "standards", one crappier than...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,171
Posted By carlos danger

About 3 frames/forks that i have bought in tha...

About 3 frames/forks that i have bought in tha last 10 years have had the option of somehow going trough axle. and not a single time have i gone that route.
i even got a carbon fork for my pro cross...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,981
Posted By carlos danger

I think if you painted the faster one in red you...

I think if you painted the faster one in red you would see even more gains!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,981
Posted By carlos danger

it still a result. To be honest it doesn't...

it still a result.

To be honest it doesn't really matter what made the crabon bike faster, the only thing that matters is that it was faster, higher HR/power/whatever or not.

I think...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,788
Posted By carlos danger

I guess its almost impossible to determine if a...

I guess its almost impossible to determine if a frame is "as good as new" without sophisticated equipment, but its not that hard to deem it cracked with almost no equipment.
And thats pretty much...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,623
Posted By carlos danger

Just wanted to add something that many/most...

Just wanted to add something that many/most people dont know about suspension. rockshox and fox forks have about 25-50h service intervals! yeah.

So how much longer will this one have in reality? I...
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