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Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 01:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,398
Posted By Greatestalltime

Pretty close, Hotshot. I think I used the...

Pretty close, Hotshot.

I think I used the bottles the shop gave me with my entry bike back into the sport for a year or so. Iím not sure when I switched for sure. Sorry.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,973
Posted By Greatestalltime

I posted pics above

I posted pics above
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,973
Posted By Greatestalltime

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/b06adc44_98d1_404d_971d_35d82ef4354e_9cb3992fd41474dd6b2d55182b46d57b7c60d742.jpeg
The genuine DA is on the left. Counterfeit on right...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,398
Posted By Greatestalltime

10!!! Years!!! yeah!!!

10!!! Years!!!

yeah!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,398
Posted By Greatestalltime

I hope they're safe. Iíve been using them...

I hope they're safe. Iíve been using them everyday for 10+ years
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,973
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yeah. After my mistake I looked it up. Not too...

Yeah. After my mistake I looked it up. Not too smart never reading the directions. I guess I learned. It likely has 1k miles on it.

Some say not to reuse the quick link so Iíll likely buy a new...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,973
Posted By Greatestalltime

Ill take a pic Sunday when I get home. Itís a...

Ill take a pic Sunday when I get home. Itís a very slight difference. The quality of the box is noticeable too.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,973
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yeah. I had no idea. I thought it only mattered...

Yeah. I had no idea. I thought it only mattered that the quick link was going the right direction. Iíll check me other bikes when I get home. I guess I got a 50/50 chance they are correct.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,973
Posted By Greatestalltime

I didnít know it mattered as long as it was going...

I didnít know it mattered as long as it was going the right direction. Seems to have been performing ok.

Iíll pay attention next time. Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,973
Posted By Greatestalltime

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/image_0efcdf9f1d9bcaa7d7b4c0be53d89b7426db8f0b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,973
Posted By Greatestalltime

Very good point on the hollow. Thatís it. I...

Very good point on the hollow.

Thatís it. I knew when I looked at them it was something clear and thatís more obvious than the text.


Hereís a real DA one
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,973
Posted By Greatestalltime

Iím on vacation now and I only have access to a...

Iím on vacation now and I only have access to a picture of the fake one.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,973
Posted By Greatestalltime

The package was nearly identical. I had a real...

The package was nearly identical. I had a real one to compare and one word was different. The plastic that held the chain with the was cheap and flimsy.

The dead give away was the script on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 04:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,973
Posted By Greatestalltime

Slightly off topic, but stay away from any...

Slightly off topic, but stay away from any Dura-Ace chains you may see on eBay from China or shipped from Calióvia China I guess.

i figured why not try theyíre only 20$. I received them and they...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,168
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yes. Itís the anonymity. Youíre right. Not...

Yes. Itís the anonymity. Youíre right.

Not ironically I had an idiot yell at me today while on a vacation ride on Hilton Head island. Told me to get on the bike path. My wife made me promise to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,168
Posted By Greatestalltime

That is a sentiment, but almost all of us are...

That is a sentiment, but almost all of us are also motorists. So we can see it from both sides where most drivers only see their side.

I think the driver hate goes far deeper and is nearly a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,704
Posted By Greatestalltime

Squirt

Squirt
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Greatestalltime

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The 50ís made me not like the c40 clincher (which...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Greatestalltime

Maybe, but I wonít tell you.

Maybe, but I wonít tell you.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Greatestalltime

Boras are sooo good???

They are IMO . But why?

Ive only had giant slr, DA c24 and 40, and Ultegra to compare to, but they are hands down better and I canít put my finger on why.

I have Bora 50ís on one bike and WTO...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By Greatestalltime

https://www.probikekit.co.uk/brands/sidi.list ...

https://www.probikekit.co.uk/brands/sidi.list

https://bikecloset.com/shop/?s=Sidi&post_type=product

Merlin and some other places used to have great prices on top of the line Sidi. Not anymore....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,704
Posted By Greatestalltime

Squirt is all I use for dry weather bikes.

Squirt is all I use for dry weather bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 04:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Greatestalltime

Wires, the battery ( BT-DN110), and junction A...

Wires, the battery ( BT-DN110), and junction A and B.

Get the d-fly wireless junction which makes possible using the app to make software updates to your parts and tune the system. This will serve...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By Greatestalltime

Parked cars are aggressive!!

Parked cars are aggressive!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-21, 06:30 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By Greatestalltime

Bikes really are simple machines and thereís so...

Bikes really are simple machines and thereís so much help instruction on the internet thereís very little need if any to go to a shop.


Im fairly handy at best. My wife would say Iím...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,891
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yours displays the ratio? My wahoo only displays...

Yours displays the ratio? My wahoo only displays what gear on a bar graph looking display. Unless I donít know how to make it do that.

That would be nice to see the ratio.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,319
Posted By Greatestalltime

A local hotshot tells me that my wearing gloves...

A local hotshot tells me that my wearing gloves is ďuncoolĒ. Iím paraphrasing, but he sent me pics of the pros on workout rides without them.

Heís pretty dumb about some things.

Grip,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,749
Posted By Greatestalltime

If anyone cares the Icetoolz for 40$ doesnít come...

If anyone cares the Icetoolz for 40$ doesnít come with the adaptor to hook up to a bare brake cable wire. So that sucks and I sent it back.

Got a Chinese one(Risk brand) for 12$ as some...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,749
Posted By Greatestalltime

I purchased the Icetoolz one. I felt, form...

I purchased the Icetoolz one.

I felt, form the replies, it was close to the Park and the best bargain. (Kind of. Though, the Chinese ones wouldíve likely been as good)

Thanks for the opinions
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,749
Posted By Greatestalltime

I purchased the Icetoolz one. I felt, from...

I purchased the Icetoolz one.

I felt, from the replies, it was close to the Park and the best bargain. (Kind of. Though, the Chinese ones wouldíve likely been as good)

Thanks for the opinions
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,749
Posted By Greatestalltime

Quote of the day!!

Quote of the day!!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,749
Posted By Greatestalltime

Brakes too?? I need them!

Brakes too??


I need them!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 04:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,749
Posted By Greatestalltime

Normally Iím often making do with less than...

Normally Iím often making do with less than perfect tools, but now Iím older (47) and Iíd like the perfect tool for each job as I no longer want to go to any bike shop.

I bought a wheels bearing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,514
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yep. Iíve spent more thousands there than my wife...

Yep. Iíve spent more thousands there than my wife needs to know and now this shipping charge is killing me.

Ive talked to them and they donít know why it began or when/if itíll end. If the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,749
Posted By Greatestalltime

Which as a roadie I need, right? Donít most...

Which as a roadie I need, right? Donít most people not use the housing in the frame?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,749
Posted By Greatestalltime

Best internal routing tool

Which is it? Park, Icetoolz, Jagwire or some other?

Jagwire has no long cables. Is that good or bad?

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,566
Posted By Greatestalltime

They only seem like scams because many local bike...

They only seem like scams because many local bike shops are far more expensive.

Merlin,Chain reaction, Wiggle, Pro bike kit, Jensen, Competitive cyclist, Bike Closet are all legit.

Merlin...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,741
Posted By Greatestalltime

I got some really nice fake Sidi socks off...

I got some really nice fake Sidi socks off AliExpress. Perfect length and nice elastic. 10$ for 3 pair.

Just order them 6 months before you need them. (Really about 2)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,305
Posted By Greatestalltime

Jagwire>Park tool& Shimano? A Dremel is the...

Jagwire>Park tool& Shimano?

A Dremel is the best?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Greatestalltime

If the battery isnít outside of the frame itís in...

If the battery isnít outside of the frame itís in the seatpost.

Just donít drop the wire down there after you unplug it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 711
Posted By Greatestalltime

Good. I just had a sidewall blowout from a damn...

Good. I just had a sidewall blowout from a damn stick yesterday. Wife wasnít thrilled per usual.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,755
Posted By Greatestalltime

I enjoyed it. Thorough. I have a Kask...

I enjoyed it. Thorough.

I have a Kask (middle one canít think of the name) and like it. Iíve only owned ones other (a bell) so I donít know what Iím missing.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yes. Iíve been through them too. These are nice,...

Yes. Iíve been through them too. These are nice, seem like theyíll last a long time, and about the same price.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By Greatestalltime

The Velotoze 2 are a slightly different rubber...

The Velotoze 2 are a slightly different rubber and have two snaps on the bottom. Theyíre much more durable and waaaaaaaaay easier to get on and over your shoes.

They are the best for the wet.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 13,547
Posted By Greatestalltime

Reading this thread is bad luck. Iím bailing.

Reading this thread is bad luck. Iím bailing.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 910
Posted By Greatestalltime

eBay for my last 4 pair. Three pair deal Two...

eBay for my last 4 pair. Three pair deal Two Castelli and a sportif for 32$ shippedóhalf finger. Almost new.

And my favorite winter gloves Craft neoprene for 19$ Shipped. New
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By Greatestalltime

Iím on a 52-36 with a 12-25. On an 11-25 I donít...

Iím on a 52-36 with a 12-25. On an 11-25 I donít like the skip from the 19 to the 17. Also, when itís windy Iím on that 18 quite often.

Im on the 52 98% of the time where I ride at home/not on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By Greatestalltime

Iíve had 11-25 and donít like it without the 18. ...

Iíve had 11-25 and donít like it without the 18.

52-18 is highly used and just right for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By Greatestalltime

So I canít just put an 11 in the place of the 12...

So I canít just put an 11 in the place of the 12 on a 12-25?
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