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Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,170
Posted By guadzilla

Yeah, I buy that too. It was sloppy phrasing...

Yeah, I buy that too.

It was sloppy phrasing on my part. By "feel", I didnt mean I had the sensations of going faster - I agree that that can be misleading (and I have noticed that several times...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By guadzilla

I go 80f/85r and am quite happy with it. Am...

I go 80f/85r and am quite happy with it. Am 180lb or so.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 12:01 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,893
Posted By guadzilla

Doh, had never heard of them till you posted...

Doh, had never heard of them till you posted this. Had to look it up.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,893
Posted By guadzilla

I have given up on all delusions of toughness. ...

I have given up on all delusions of toughness. I accidentally bit my tongue yesterday and the damn thing was bleeding for 2 hours, and my wife - who is 8" and 80lb smaller than me - was talking...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,637
Posted By guadzilla

And a big part of roadie culture is snarking on...

And a big part of roadie culture is snarking on those who dont fit into roadie culture. :)

That said, the original post actually was a valid point. I get carrying a bar bag if you are touring -...
09-22-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 305,334
Posted By guadzilla

If I am riding clipped in, I wear a helmet. ...

If I am riding clipped in, I wear a helmet.

If i am just taking my commuter bike with flat pedals to the shop to pick up something - no helmet.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,637
Posted By guadzilla

If someone cant be bothered with a reacharound,...

If someone cant be bothered with a reacharound, then he doesnt deserve any respect.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,170
Posted By guadzilla

All you fatties are missing the most important...

All you fatties are missing the most important point.

Back to the topic - lower pressures are good, but if you are going for speed, i think some of the folks here are using far too low a pressure.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,115
Posted By guadzilla

Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,855
Posted By guadzilla

Not really. Whether there is a significant...

Not really. Whether there is a significant performance gain - i cannot say. Probably not a huge one.

But can i tell a difference? Hell yeah. I can definitely tell a difference between,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,115
Posted By guadzilla

From the fact that you are saying you have a lot...

From the fact that you are saying you have a lot of spacers under your stem, an endurance geometry would let you replicate your fit coordinates without going into the extreme end of the bike's fit...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 182,025
Posted By guadzilla

So LB has released tire pressure charts and also...

So LB has released tire pressure charts and also edited their pressure recommendations:
https://www.lightbicycle.com/newsletter/Tubeless-Tire-Pressure-Charts.html

Back to 110psi for the hooked...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,775
Posted By guadzilla

OP: Have you considered the Cervelo R series? ...

OP: Have you considered the Cervelo R series? It is technically a race bike but relatively taller compared to others - like you, I too have a short torso and long legs, and so need a bike with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,773
Posted By guadzilla

^^^ This. Guy's credentials have not been...

^^^ This.

Guy's credentials have not been proven. What HAS been proven is that he lies and gets vindictive when challenged. Since most of his claims require you to believe in his...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,551
Posted By guadzilla

Hey, are you new here? Welcome to Bikeforums :) ...

Hey, are you new here? Welcome to Bikeforums :)

Actually, after a couple of years of riding tempo and SST and rarely going over VO2 for more than a handful of seconds, along with unavoidable...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,773
Posted By guadzilla

Can you explain why? Not as a layperson...

Can you explain why? Not as a layperson using common sense argument, but with actual science/structural engineering arguments to show how voids affect structural integrity and reliability.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,773
Posted By guadzilla

At the very least, it is exceedingly unfair to...

At the very least, it is exceedingly unfair to the manufacturers whose bikes are being slandered because, among other reasons, Hambini got into a hissy fit after one of their founders disagreed with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,551
Posted By guadzilla

There you go - that's your problem. You...

There you go - that's your problem. You shouldnt be engaging with triathletes at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,345
Posted By guadzilla

They dont last forever - it just feels that way. ...

They dont last forever - it just feels that way. ;)

(Sorry, I had to get one last dig in at those beastly tires)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,345
Posted By guadzilla

Hey, you seem to be new to Bikeforums too.......

Hey, you seem to be new to Bikeforums too.... haaaaave you met WhyFi ?

:)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,345
Posted By guadzilla

​​​​​​​Wut?

​​​​​​​Wut?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,551
Posted By guadzilla

Despite being a devoted power meter user, I agree...

Despite being a devoted power meter user, I agree that power-related jackassery bores me to tears (and I am a guy who likes geeking out on numbers and such). People that talk of rides in terms of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 911
Posted By guadzilla

I suspect he is deliberately trolling us. The...

I suspect he is deliberately trolling us. The earlier thread made me wonder - this has given it away.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,345
Posted By guadzilla

He a beginner, bro.

He a beginner, bro.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,345
Posted By guadzilla

Incorrect. The data from steel drum testing...

Incorrect. The data from steel drum testing does translate into real world results as well, as per RChung (and if you wanna tell him he is wrong, be my guest. I know enough not to argue with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By guadzilla

That's too simplistic. If pros prefer Tire X to...

That's too simplistic. If pros prefer Tire X to Tire Y, there are reasons for it. Knowing those reasons can help us make a more informed decision ("yes, I want the same speed", "no, I cant risk...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 03:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By guadzilla

I use TCs on one wheelset, 5k with tubes on...

I use TCs on one wheelset, 5k with tubes on another and 5k TL on a third.

I prefer the TCs over the 5k any day of the week. As per Aerocoach, they are a wee bit faster then GP5ks, although BRR...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 887
Posted By guadzilla

You are not going to get a 1-2mph improvement in...

You are not going to get a 1-2mph improvement in speed with just aero wheels. Anyone who tells you that is feeding you a line of baloney. My ride speeds are fairly similar to yours - I did a 100km...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,773
Posted By guadzilla

Count me among those, too. Other than my R5,...

Count me among those, too. Other than my R5, my wife has an R2 and is likely going to get an Aspero or Caledonia to replace it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,773
Posted By guadzilla

So about that. The fact that there are voids in...

So about that. The fact that there are voids in the carbon frame is just data - not information. For it to have meaning, it is useful to know:
- What is the typical acceptable limit for voids in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,773
Posted By guadzilla

No, I dont need to start a YT channel just to...

No, I dont need to start a YT channel just to because I have the brains and knowledge to recognize an attention ***** (Hambini) when i see one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,773
Posted By guadzilla

The only legitimate problems he points out are...

The only legitimate problems he points out are specific, extreme cases of BB being out of tolerance - from which he extrapolates into the QC of an entire company.

Then he makes up stories about...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 182,025
Posted By guadzilla

"Width as Measured" - a term introduced by 3T...

"Width as Measured" - a term introduced by 3T but a very sensible way to look at how wide the tire actually is, when mounted on the wheel (eg, my Turbo Cottons are nominally 24s, but measure 27mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,298
Posted By guadzilla

India. It's the same to Malaysia or Singapore...

India. It's the same to Malaysia or Singapore - other options for me to have it shipped (well, under normal circumstances anyway) - so it appears to be standard for all of Asia. Otherwise,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,449
Posted By guadzilla

You start out by saying this and we all go, the...

You start out by saying this and we all go, the force in strong in the paduwan:



But then you follow it up with:



And a sudden silence befalls the room, like a too-loud fart in church....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,080
Posted By guadzilla

White bibs. Pouring rain. Wife working late. ...

White bibs. Pouring rain. Wife working late.

This post should have started "Dear Bikeforums - You wouldnt believe what happened to me last weekend"
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,339
Posted By guadzilla

Call it custom build, Project One, MyOrbea or...

Call it custom build, Project One, MyOrbea or whatever - all I am saying is that for halo bikes, it would be good to have the option to get the components you want. I am not sure how asking for this...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,339
Posted By guadzilla

Exactly - the Project One is a demonstration that...

Exactly - the Project One is a demonstration that this is possible.

As you say, the build costs could be different - but they could always charge a little bit of extra money to get this done. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,339
Posted By guadzilla

Rubbish. Color is a HUGE factor in purchase...

Rubbish. Color is a HUGE factor in purchase choice for most people and at the freaking $9500 price point, a customer should have the option to choose a preferred groupset for the frame that catches...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,339
Posted By guadzilla

I'd be more worried about crappy SRAM being...

I'd be more worried about crappy SRAM being forced on us.. ;)

(I kid).

Actually, it IS a bit ridiculous that if you spend nearly $10k for a bike, you cant even get your choice of groupsets on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 785
Posted By guadzilla

Haha, that's awesome! I am going to start using...

Haha, that's awesome! I am going to start using that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By guadzilla

It can be frustrating but I would rather deal...

It can be frustrating but I would rather deal with people trying to be nice than people being dicks.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,449
Posted By guadzilla

^^^ And there is also the erroneous assumption...

^^^ And there is also the erroneous assumption that picking SRAM Red/Force/Dura Ace/Ultegra is a matter of performance and not subjective preference (just like color) .
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 10:09 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 182,025
Posted By guadzilla

Ack! Guilty as charged - but on it! Give me a...

Ack! Guilty as charged - but on it! Give me a week.

(Of course, the correct answer is get a disc brake frame, but you know that)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,283
Posted By guadzilla

So another data point. I decided to take the...

So another data point. I decided to take the same steel bike for Saturday's 100km ride. This time, I pumped the 37mm WAM tires to 45psi (I think i snuck in a few more on the rear and got it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 907
Posted By guadzilla

With no scientific evidence to back it up, I'd...

With no scientific evidence to back it up, I'd say the same. Even riding on 37s @ 50psi today, hitting a couple of road imperfections jarred the front wheel quite hard. Was worried I might...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 947
Posted By guadzilla

I am in the rare minority that thinks classic...

I am in the rare minority that thinks classic steel frames and carbon finishing kit/carbon wheels look crazy good together.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,071
Posted By guadzilla

Jeez, i have never even thought to look at my...

Jeez, i have never even thought to look at my tires in such detail (that lack of attention to detail is also the reason I wont touch rebreathers for scuba).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By guadzilla

I have Turbo Cottons on one bike, GP 5k TLs on...

I have Turbo Cottons on one bike, GP 5k TLs on another bike and regular GP5ks on my TT bike.

From a ride quality point of view - Turbo Cottons are just fantastic tires. As per BRR, they are a...
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