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Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By RandomDesign

I've been very happy with my SupaCaz Super Sticky...

I've been very happy with my SupaCaz Super Sticky Kush tape. I'd heard good things about them and decided to go for it as they had a black/gold combo that went well with my BMC's colors. It was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 02:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,164
Posted By RandomDesign

Can't say I've looked at bike stuff on Wish but I...

Can't say I've looked at bike stuff on Wish but I sure have seen a lot of videos on Youtube calling them out for fake computer parts (substituting crap for known brand names with fake labels, etc). ...
06-10-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,482
Posted By RandomDesign

I got the email that I won a few days ago, I did...

I got the email that I won a few days ago, I did the process of adding my address and doing the payment right away. It's supposed to be shipping in September.
...
05-24-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,258
Posted By RandomDesign

I've been very happy with my Powr Labs armband...

I've been very happy with my Powr Labs armband HRM.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,562
Posted By RandomDesign

If I was looking for a new computer to be used...

If I was looking for a new computer to be used primarily for navigation I think my top contender right now would be the Hammerhead Karoo 2.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,987
Posted By RandomDesign

Not sure of the full availability but my Ultegra...

Not sure of the full availability but my Ultegra bike has BB86 (BMC Teammachine).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,857
Posted By RandomDesign

I use the Park 10.2 and it worked fine for my...

I use the Park 10.2 and it worked fine for my recent BB removal. For a precaution I had my wife hold the frame while I hammered out the pressfit but it seemed unnecessary.
05-05-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By RandomDesign

I don't think the USB cable that came with the...

I don't think the USB cable that came with the charger had a separate part number but I used a different cable anyway because I already have a few at where my bike hangs in the garage for charging...
05-05-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By RandomDesign

It should be the v4.0.4 on...

It should be the v4.0.4 on https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/e-tube/project.html

You said RD8050 though, are you trying to just connect to the rear derailleur or the whole system? The SM-BCR2 only...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,357
Posted By RandomDesign

You can also get the "Giant ISP Bike Seatpost...

You can also get the "Giant ISP Bike Seatpost Clamp Adapter" set for around $30. It's made for Giant's seatposts but fits similar shaped ones very well.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20,409
Views: 4,707,939
Posted By RandomDesign

Upgraded my BMC Teammachine to Di2, added a...

Upgraded my BMC Teammachine to Di2, added a BBInfinite 1-piece bottom bracket, BBInfinite oversized pulley wheels, Specialized S-Works Aerofly II handlebars and a YBN gold chain.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By RandomDesign

Enter both bikes in...

Enter both bikes in https://bikeinsights.com/compare and see exactly how they differ.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,803
Posted By RandomDesign

The Muc Off has worked great on my matte...

The Muc Off has worked great on my matte Teammachine with the one caveat that the sprayer top kind of sucks. I noticed new bottles have a different sprayer so they must have gotten a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,214
Posted By RandomDesign

I got the Park tool cable puller for my Di2...

I got the Park tool cable puller for my Di2 rebuild and a bike build I'm doing for my wife. It made the cable pulling super fast and easy so I was satisfied with spending the money on it. I'm sure...
04-16-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,237
Posted By RandomDesign

There's a huge difference between the Officina...

There's a huge difference between the Officina Battaglin frames you're likely seeing for thousands of dollars and the cheap Battaglin frames on eBay/Amazon. They appear to be very low end Chinese...
04-07-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,443
Posted By RandomDesign

I've always been pleasantly surprised by how many...

I've always been pleasantly surprised by how many people ask if you're ok/need help if they see you stopped on the side of the road/path.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,292
Posted By RandomDesign

I saw this the other day on GCN and it was...

I saw this the other day on GCN and it was interesting to see that EF Nippo has already used them in a number of pro races.
04-01-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By RandomDesign

Cavalera is the brand, Columbus Squadra Corse is...

Cavalera is the brand, Columbus Squadra Corse is the tubing it's made from.
03-24-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,907
Posted By RandomDesign

Going through the same process with my wife. ...

Going through the same process with my wife. What we ended up doing was renting a few different bikes (flat bar, road bike) for different weekends to try out so she could figure out at least what...
03-21-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,760
Posted By RandomDesign

A bit on the pricey side but I have nothing but...

A bit on the pricey side but I have nothing but good things to say about my Giro Sectors.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 449,309
Posted By RandomDesign

Yes, I did post it to the vault too. ;)

Yes, I did post it to the vault too. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 449,309
Posted By RandomDesign

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1905x1450/bmc_027fc2571d80c4dfb2495a13cf48ffd8cafeec15.jpg
03-03-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By RandomDesign

Haro Bicycles Recalls Masi Evoluzione and Gran Corsa Bicycles

Saw this in the news this morning, looks like they have a Masi recall because of potential fork steerer tube breakage:...
02-23-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,321
Posted By RandomDesign

Another possibility is that they took it out of...

Another possibility is that they took it out of the box and didn't prep it - some bikes ship with the handlebars reversed so they fit in the box better. My Aventon Cordoba came that way, part of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 02:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By RandomDesign

I have the matte black Specialized Prevail II and...

I have the matte black Specialized Prevail II and it was fine in the hotter weather here in SoCal. I wear a moisture wicking cap under it and that helps with temp regulation/sweat as well. I don't...
02-13-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,723
Posted By RandomDesign

Don't have any experience with the Cannondale but...

Don't have any experience with the Cannondale but I have the 2021 BMC Teammachine SLR Three and it's been fantastic. Probably can't go wrong with either of them to be honest.
01-28-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,825
Posted By RandomDesign

This, it must have been cold outside.

This, it must have been cold outside.
01-24-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,821
Posted By RandomDesign

1/1 - 18.27mi 1/3 - 22.49mi 1/8 - 28.22mi ...

1/1 - 18.27mi
1/3 - 22.49mi
1/8 - 28.22mi
1/9 - 10.98mi
1/10 - 22.35mi
1/15 - 18.57mi
1/16 - 22.4mi
1/17 - 25.67mi
1/18 - 14.37mi
1/24 - 10.73mi Just a quick one today, my usual route was...
01-20-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,821
Posted By RandomDesign

We're getting the wind today, severe wind...

We're getting the wind today, severe wind warnings issued for the areas where I usually ride. Was windy enough where I live that it was rattling the windows all day. Wanted to get out and ride...
01-18-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,821
Posted By RandomDesign

1/1 - 18.27mi 1/3 - 22.49mi 1/8 - 28.22mi ...

1/1 - 18.27mi
1/3 - 22.49mi
1/8 - 28.22mi
1/9 - 10.98mi
1/10 - 22.35mi
1/15 - 18.57mi
1/16 - 22.4mi
1/17 - 25.67mi
1/18 - 14.37mi Quick ride with my wife today.
01-17-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,821
Posted By RandomDesign

1/1 - 18.27mi 1/3 - 22.49mi 1/8 - 28.22mi ...

1/1 - 18.27mi
1/3 - 22.49mi
1/8 - 28.22mi
1/9 - 10.98mi
1/10 - 22.35mi
1/15 - 18.57mi
1/16 - 22.4mi
1/17 - 25.67mi

MTD: 168.95mi
01-16-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,821
Posted By RandomDesign

1/1 - 18.27mi 1/3 - 22.49mi 1/8 - 28.22mi ...

1/1 - 18.27mi
1/3 - 22.49mi
1/8 - 28.22mi
1/9 - 10.98mi
1/10 - 22.35mi
1/15 - 18.57mi
1/16 - 22.4mi

MTD: 143.28mi
Goal: 300
01-15-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,821
Posted By RandomDesign

1/1 - 18.27mi 1/3 - 22.49mi 1/8 - 28.22mi ...

1/1 - 18.27mi
1/3 - 22.49mi
1/8 - 28.22mi
1/9 - 10.98mi
1/10 - 22.35mi
1/15 - 18.57mi

MTD: 120.88
Goal: 300
01-10-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,821
Posted By RandomDesign

1/1 - 18.27mi 1/3 - 22.49mi 1/8 - 28.22mi ...

1/1 - 18.27mi
1/3 - 22.49mi
1/8 - 28.22mi
1/9 - 10.98mi
1/10 - 22.35mi

MTD: 102.31
Goal: 300
01-09-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,821
Posted By RandomDesign

1/1 - 18.27mi 1/3 - 22.49mi 1/8 - 28.22mi ...

1/1 - 18.27mi
1/3 - 22.49mi
1/8 - 28.22mi
1/9 - 10.98mi (just had time for a quick spin today)

MTD: 79.96
Goal: 300
01-08-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,821
Posted By RandomDesign

1/1 - 18.27mi 1/3 - 22.49mi 1/8 - 28.22mi ...

1/1 - 18.27mi
1/3 - 22.49mi
1/8 - 28.22mi

MTD: 68.98
Goal: 300
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,036
Posted By RandomDesign

I can't say enough good things about my 100%...

I can't say enough good things about my 100% Speedcraft glasses. Super light and comfortable with a great field of view. I was torn on the "giant" sized cycling glasses but they really are nice to...
01-04-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,821
Posted By RandomDesign

Happy to be back on the bike for the new year...

Happy to be back on the bike for the new year after a few weeks off due to a (non-cycling related) injury.

Goal: 300
MTD: 40.76

1/1 - 18.27mi ride cut short because of a bad flat that I...
11-26-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 23,326
Posted By RandomDesign

Thanks! I've racked up around 400mi on it so far...

Thanks! I've racked up around 400mi on it so far and it is such a joy to ride, big smiles every time (except during the climbs lol).

And congrats on the AC finally coming in! Can't wait to see...
11-25-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,302
Posted By RandomDesign

I have a bunch of pairs of Under Armour HeatGear...

I have a bunch of pairs of Under Armour HeatGear Armour 2.0 leggings that I wear for workouts and riding under shorts (for sun coverage mostly). Non-compression, very comfortable, cool enough in the...
11-15-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,691
Posted By RandomDesign

That litelock can be cut in seconds too:...

That litelock can be cut in seconds too: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-On0DGcDlc
11-02-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By RandomDesign

One alternative that I think looks nice is the...

One alternative that I think looks nice is the Factory Five Titan stem. Very clean looking and nice finish in both polished and black depending on what you're looking for.
11-02-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By RandomDesign

That's an old QBP (Salsa/Surly/MSW/Dimension)...

That's an old QBP (Salsa/Surly/MSW/Dimension) stem, I don't think it's made anymore. Plenty of options for quill stems out there though, are you looking specifically for one with an open faceplate?
11-01-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 23,326
Posted By RandomDesign

I posted it over in the road bike forum here:...

I posted it over in the road bike forum here: https://www.bikeforums.net/21758574-post26714.html
10-31-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 23,326
Posted By RandomDesign

Looks like BikeAttack in Playa Vista/Santa Monica...

Looks like BikeAttack in Playa Vista/Santa Monica is showing the M and L 01 One in stock now. Even though I gave up on the AC I've still been looking to see when they come in stock, trying hard not...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,081
Posted By RandomDesign

Might want to read some of the reviews on the UA...

Might want to read some of the reviews on the UA masks, a lot of people complaining about the fit, quality and that the wire is too thin and doesn't hold it's shape at all. I looked at them too but...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 515,797
Posted By RandomDesign

2021 BMC Teammachine SLR Three, Rose Inlet bridge...

2021 BMC Teammachine SLR Three, Rose Inlet bridge on the Mission Bay Bike Path in San Diego.
...
10-27-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,619
Posted By RandomDesign

Not exactly like those but I liked the Ergon GP4s...

Not exactly like those but I liked the Ergon GP4s that I used to have on my Hybrid and there are several other sizes of them available.
10-27-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By RandomDesign

I travel pretty frequently for work and was...

I travel pretty frequently for work and was looking at this bag: https://postcarry.co/products/transfer-case I've read that some people have had luck not getting charged on Southwest, which is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27,149
Views: 17,660,315
Posted By RandomDesign

Just picked up a new 2021 BMC Teammachine SLR...

Just picked up a new 2021 BMC Teammachine SLR Three with Ultegra today. Only able to take a quick spin today but looking forward to a much longer first ride tomorrow. It handles and shifts like a...
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