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Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,737
Posted By Princess_Allez

Haha...true.

Haha...true.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,604
Posted By Princess_Allez

Easy: buy a new bike, or put cf parts on it :D

Easy: buy a new bike, or put cf parts on it :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,737
Posted By Princess_Allez

Kudos=strava stalking

Kudos=strava stalking
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,206
Posted By Princess_Allez

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,106
Posted By Princess_Allez

Just make sure you get one with a cuckoo...

Just make sure you get one with a cuckoo penthouse and you're all good :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,206
Posted By Princess_Allez

^This. I have all these mods done to my aluminum...

^This. I have all these mods done to my aluminum bike. I haven't rode a cf bike for comparison, but I assume it isn't much better.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By Princess_Allez

The SL6 expert is the cheapest, complete bike,...

The SL6 expert is the cheapest, complete bike, right? Doesn't it have a different seat post, amongst the different frame layup and material? Which means it's frame is not comparable to the other...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,114
Posted By Princess_Allez

+2 ...that's why I have one

+2 ...that's why I have one
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-19, 02:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,134
Posted By Princess_Allez

Sora or Tiagra

Sora or Tiagra
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,959
Posted By Princess_Allez

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 12:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,645
Posted By Princess_Allez

Will do. Thanks again.

Will do. Thanks again.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,645
Posted By Princess_Allez

I tried this, but not the last step. I added it...

I tried this, but not the last step. I added it as a light, but I did not go back and add it again as a radar. After adding it as a light, it showed as a radar. I'll go back and try it again and see...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 11:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,191
Posted By Princess_Allez

I listen to synthwave all the time when I cycle....

I listen to synthwave all the time when I cycle. If I have a dedicated bike lane I pop both ear buds in, otherwise I just use the right one.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,645
Posted By Princess_Allez

I'll give it one more shot by adding it as a new...

I'll give it one more shot by adding it as a new sensor, but I'm pretty sure I would have seen the option first time around.

Edit: ya, doesn't work still. I guess for some reason the 820 doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,645
Posted By Princess_Allez

I tried finding it on my Edge820... doesn't exist...

I tried finding it on my Edge820... doesn't exist for me :(
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,645
Posted By Princess_Allez

I'll have to figure that out. I have always been...

I'll have to figure that out. I have always been turning them on independently.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,645
Posted By Princess_Allez

The varia radar can be turned on remotely when...

The varia radar can be turned on remotely when you startup your Edge device?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,645
Posted By Princess_Allez

^This. It's also as bright as car tail lamps (if...

^This. It's also as bright as car tail lamps (if not brighter). The higher flashing frequency would likely tip off a discerning motorist to the fact that it is a smart device. Also, if you pair it...
09-03-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 36,458
Posted By Princess_Allez

I naturally tended to use these techniques during...

I naturally tended to use these techniques during hard-braking, especially when traveling downhill. It works wonders.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By Princess_Allez

He's just quoting a joke that I made, from a...

He's just quoting a joke that I made, from a different post about a typical, Specialized Roubaix owner :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,645
Posted By Princess_Allez

Ideally, both, but if I had to choose one: Varia....

Ideally, both, but if I had to choose one: Varia. I like the idea of possibly preventing my demise. The radar let's me know the number, relative speed and distance between approaching cars. I can...
09-03-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Princess_Allez

Baby shampoo and a damp sponge does wonders for...

Baby shampoo and a damp sponge does wonders for helmet straps; some woolite, and a delicates bag, takes care of the inner liner.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 01:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By Princess_Allez

I kinda figured their direct sales and build...

I kinda figured their direct sales and build process, but the disparity in pricing still seemed too great to me. Long live the direct to consumer business model! I just wasn't sure if there was some...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 01:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By Princess_Allez

Glad to be of service!

Glad to be of service!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By Princess_Allez

Can someone explain why Moots bicycles are priced...

Can someone explain why Moots bicycles are priced significantly higher than Lynskey? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By Princess_Allez

That's me! :lol:

That's me! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By Princess_Allez

Lynskey "End of Season Sale"

Does anyone know if their current frameset sale is really a sale, or are the prices slashed/reduced all year long? If it really is a sale, I'm thinking of picking up a frameset to build over the...
08-29-19, 12:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,245
Posted By Princess_Allez

That's always a possibility. He's very talented...

That's always a possibility. He's very talented on a motorcycle. You can see it translates into his cycling. I would never descend at that rate even if I could, but that's what seperates us.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,938
Posted By Princess_Allez

You can tell which "cagers" hate cyclists. They...

You can tell which "cagers" hate cyclists. They are the ones that pass -as closely as possible- by you even though you're already on the shoulder and there's two (or more), wide open lanes. Thank God...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,009
Posted By Princess_Allez

This is good info. I did both of these upgrades...

This is good info. I did both of these upgrades and it really does transform the way the bike rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,170
Posted By Princess_Allez

I'm guessing this is a joke, but can you request...

I'm guessing this is a joke, but can you request a different stem length when ordering a bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,878
Posted By Princess_Allez

The roubaix is for the oldest of the old with...

The roubaix is for the oldest of the old with lots of money; simple.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,806
Posted By Princess_Allez

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
08-28-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,245
Posted By Princess_Allez

It's because he's an ex-pro motorcyclist ;)

It's because he's an ex-pro motorcyclist ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,240
Posted By Princess_Allez

I think it all comes down to your muscular...

I think it all comes down to your muscular distribution. If you have large adductor muscles, then the Arc will likely suit you better. Luckily for me, I guessed at the standard Power saddle and all...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,196
Posted By Princess_Allez

I'm far from a pro, and this is what I did. It's...

I'm far from a pro, and this is what I did. It's good for 1-2 hour rides, but after that the back feels it. On the plus side, it handles like it's on rails! :speedy:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-19, 01:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 990
Posted By Princess_Allez

Aside from spinning the wheel after adding...

Aside from spinning the wheel after adding sealant, I had to also shake my wheel to get it to seal up properly. Give it a try. Also, my front loses pressure overnight more quickly than my rear. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,938
Posted By Princess_Allez

Sounds about right. People these days...

Sounds about right. People these days...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,800
Posted By Princess_Allez

I'm betting all the manufacturers are aware of...

I'm betting all the manufacturers are aware of the BB30 creak and they, therefore, don't warranty it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,911
Posted By Princess_Allez

Lynskey seems to be the sweet spot for value. Can...

Lynskey seems to be the sweet spot for value. Can someone explain the differences amongst their models? Their website doesn't do a good job at it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,848
Posted By Princess_Allez

That's reassuring. I just picked up the bike up....

That's reassuring. I just picked up the bike up. I'm looking forward to testing it out. I'm a recreational rider so it sounds good to me! It sounds like I should have been on this cassette from day...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 12:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,848
Posted By Princess_Allez

Sorry. What I meant is that each cog increases by...

Sorry. What I meant is that each cog increases by a count of two from 11 to 27.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,848
Posted By Princess_Allez

I took the plunge and am having my lbs install an...

I took the plunge and am having my lbs install an 11-34. Hopefully the gear spacing is to my liking. It appears it's evenly spaced until the last 3 cogs, which I can see myself liking. The last cog...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,911
Posted By Princess_Allez

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,045
Posted By Princess_Allez

That makes sense. I trust that Mavic designs...

That makes sense. I trust that Mavic designs their products to work well with one another. If I ever feel that their sealant isn't working to my expectations, I'll venture out.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,045
Posted By Princess_Allez

Doesn't that defeat the point of having a TL tire...

Doesn't that defeat the point of having a TL tire :foo: I gave up on Continental after having a large sidewall tear on the gp4ks2. I enjoyed them for the minimal amount of miles they provided, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By Princess_Allez

Proper canyon etiquette is always a nice surprise.

Proper canyon etiquette is always a nice surprise.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,848
Posted By Princess_Allez

Will do. Thanks for the advice. FWIW, the front...

Will do. Thanks for the advice. FWIW, the front derailleur cage has a plastic insert to guide the chain in case of rub. That's the piece that rubs when I cross-chain. It's not a bad thing, but it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,848
Posted By Princess_Allez

Not a bad suggestion. Are you saying that it's...

Not a bad suggestion. Are you saying that it's possible to setup the front derailleur without cross-chain rub? I noticed when I'm cross chaining it rubs the cage. I figured that's just how it is when...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,848
Posted By Princess_Allez

Good to hear. I've been told to avoid...

Good to hear. I've been told to avoid cross-chaining, so I avoid going big-big, small-small and the next up/down combination. This essentially makes the bike a 16-speed instead of 22; go figure...
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