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Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By MichalisLaz

That's very informative. I 've reading so good...

That's very informative. I 've reading so good feedback for Fabric's line shallow saddle. It may be what i need since i am not performance oriented, more recreational.

The other candidate i am...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By MichalisLaz

Thank you for the detailed response! The SQlab's...

Thank you for the detailed response! The SQlab's technology seems compelling, but it's on the expensive side of the spectrum unfortunately. Also, 145 mm was narrow for you. I thought sit bone...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By MichalisLaz

Thank you very much for sharing your experience! ...

Thank you very much for sharing your experience!

I made a mistake writing the about carbon model. I was looking at the regular Pro Stealth, perhaps there is not a difference in shape and padding...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By MichalisLaz

Help me find a saddle

Hello fellow riders,

i ride a Cannondale caad optimo 105. I believe i have found my position on the bike. I use my bike for commuting (not big route) and long rides on weekends. I have perineum...
08-28-18, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By MichalisLaz

Any particular reccomendations or just the...

Any particular reccomendations or just the regural supermarker / hardware store stuff? I think only the gear brush is kinda specific.

Also, to reply to all of you above, i live in an appartment...
08-27-18, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By MichalisLaz

Thank you all for the answers , i read a lot in...

Thank you all for the answers , i read a lot in the meantime and those Muc off kits seem a bit of a marketing trick. Good quality videos though, also GCN and Team Sky use them but it doesn't seem to...
08-26-18, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By MichalisLaz

Thank you both for the fast replies. If i...

Thank you both for the fast replies.

If i get right then all these "bike specific" cleaning products are not really necessary? Isn't there a risk involved when using all-purpose cleaners? ( the...
08-26-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By MichalisLaz

Bike Cleaning products

Hello community,
since the weather is turning fast and rain is about to become standard i want to start cleaning and maintenance of my new road bike. Having said that i have no equipment except a...
08-17-18, 04:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,380
Posted By MichalisLaz

Right, so there she is....

Right, so there she is. https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20180815_200600021_7def2a2eaa42beb85ba729c2bccfe4de16aaf66b.jpg

Rides are so smooth and fast. Geometry...
08-14-18, 01:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,380
Posted By MichalisLaz

With that said i got my new bike today. It is...

With that said i got my new bike today. It is under some checks from the mechanics and tomorrow i will pick it up.

i decided on a Cannondale CAAD optimo 105 . It felt great and it was size 58...
08-13-18, 03:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,380
Posted By MichalisLaz

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20180810_120941818_430c5242c7daac1457f0ed108fc988fb6ffb7c41.jpg

These are the cobbles included in my route. Would they destroy a...
08-13-18, 03:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,380
Posted By MichalisLaz

This is my 10th post so in the next one i can...

This is my 10th post so in the next one i can send you a pic of the cobbles to have a better understanding!
08-12-18, 03:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,380
Posted By MichalisLaz

Well, the ride will be maybe 75% at good pavement...

Well, the ride will be maybe 75% at good pavement and 25 % for cobble, maybe less.

Now, only thing left to decide is whether i need the gravel bike for mostly road cycling, or the road bike for a...
08-12-18, 06:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,380
Posted By MichalisLaz

That's seems very nice. They have it on the...

That's seems very nice. They have it on the website, but no availability. I will go to the Decathlon main store to see if they have any for display. It seems like a solid choice and quite a bit more...
08-11-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,380
Posted By MichalisLaz

Thank you for the so detailed analysis. It is...

Thank you for the so detailed analysis. It is clear now that a cheap bike to get it beat up in tough conditions is the way.

I tried today to B'twin 540 and while it was stunning the size wasn't...
08-11-18, 04:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,380
Posted By MichalisLaz

Couldn't reply earlier due to forum rules. Not...

Couldn't reply earlier due to forum rules. Not sure if i understand correctly but you say that in winter conditions the road bike will not make it, and on the other hand the gravel bike will be...
08-10-18, 07:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,380
Posted By MichalisLaz

I tried the Jari at my local bike shop and felt...

I tried the Jari at my local bike shop and felt very nice. It was a smaller frame (54, i am 185cm in height), but i am waiting for them to bring the 56 for a test drive.

About the Serious. It is...
08-10-18, 07:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,380
Posted By MichalisLaz

Quick follow - up. The winter i very heavy where...

Quick follow - up. The winter i very heavy where i live.

How do road bikes/racing bike like the Triban 540 behave in the rain/snow compared to the Jari for example?

Thank you so much
08-10-18, 06:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,380
Posted By MichalisLaz

Wow, what a detailed response. Thank so you much....

Wow, what a detailed response. Thank so you much.

I unfortunately do not have a Performance shop remotely close where i live. My rides will be mainly/almost completely on road/pavement and...
08-10-18, 05:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,380
Posted By MichalisLaz

Thanks for the fast reply. The Jari line...

Thanks for the fast reply.

The Jari line with Aluminium frames and quite more expensive above the 1K region. Even the 850 now feels like a bit of a stretch in the budget. I have requested from my...
08-10-18, 02:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,380
Posted By MichalisLaz

Help with my first Bike

Hello community,

i am a new cyclist and i would like to ask some suggestions about my new bike. I used to ride a cheap trekking / hybrid that did the job very well for what it was. Now i want to...
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