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Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,682
Posted By bleui

been vegan for 3 years, for long rides I usually...

been vegan for 3 years, for long rides I usually packed a burritos (red beans, chickpeas, hummus, tomatoes, tvp, sauces) for savory type of meal and peanut butter & banana sandwich for the sweet...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,061
Posted By bleui

what rims are those?

what rims are those?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-18, 02:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,686
Posted By bleui

anyone have any experience with Bell Falcon?...

anyone have any experience with Bell Falcon? looks like it has good ventilation and quite inexpensive...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-18, 06:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,355
Posted By bleui

where do one connect the speed and cadence...

where do one connect the speed and cadence sensor? to the laptop or trainer? does the sensor need to be ANT+?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By bleui

$200 with speedplay pedals and rolf wheelset? you...

$200 with speedplay pedals and rolf wheelset? you sure it's not stolen :(
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,727
Posted By bleui

ebay? or LBS

ebay? or LBS
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By bleui

I like this one from Vaude, the gap is quite big...

I like this one from Vaude, the gap is quite big which supposed to give airflow and load balancing, it's not entirely sweat-free but better than some of the mesh-style backpack I've used
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-18, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,301
Posted By bleui

is the saddle level (parallel to the earth) to...

is the saddle level (parallel to the earth) to begin with? because for me, angling the saddle up do make the hand/shoulder less fatigue but it puts pressure on the private part
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-18, 12:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,944
Posted By bleui

I own both, the 105 is a bit smoother because of...

I own both, the 105 is a bit smoother because of the ease of adjustment on the bearing/tension, and I regularly do a complete overhaul on the 105 hubs about twice a year (daily commuting ride). I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-18, 06:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,931
Posted By bleui

since the pedal rod is longer than the cleat...

since the pedal rod is longer than the cleat itself, it seems like you could end up with different q-factor every time you re-engage, and you can't adjust it since there is no slippage
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-18, 06:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,952
Posted By bleui

for a moment I thought I had double vision

for a moment I thought I had double vision
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-18, 06:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,177
Posted By bleui

Pass a minute mark of planking and I started...

Pass a minute mark of planking and I started shaking, does cycling helps plank or the other way around?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,893
Views: 769,088
Posted By bleui

[/LEFT] how did the crack happened? did you...

[/LEFT]
how did the crack happened? did you crash?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,019
Posted By bleui

if one decide to use shimano/SRAM cassette on...

if one decide to use shimano/SRAM cassette on campy groupset, can it use either chain?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By bleui

I do have experience with Hylix's fork, but mine...

I do have experience with Hylix's fork, but mine is the rim brake version. 5000k so far and it hasn't assploded yet though the weight is on the heavier side. I'm running 28 too (don't know the real...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By bleui

do you trust cheap Ebay fork?...

do you trust cheap Ebay fork? https://www.ebay.com/itm/Hylix-1-1-2-Tapered-Carbon-700c-28-Disc-Brake-Road-Bike-Fork-12mm-100mm/351738279320
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,653
Posted By bleui

this

this
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-18, 06:25 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,557
Posted By bleui

Shimano just released ES600, their lightest SPD...

Shimano just released ES600, their lightest SPD pedals...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,727
Posted By bleui

This. Much cleaner look, and easier to install....

This. Much cleaner look, and easier to install. Been using for 3 months and don't have any issues
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 07:17 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,499
Posted By bleui

I'm only 5'7 and can comfortably use my toe when...

I'm only 5'7 and can comfortably use my toe when stopping, I think most who can't do this have too high of a saddle. The Cavendish pic above is a good example of how a knee should bend on the 6...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 06:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,701
Posted By bleui

pretty much this

pretty much this
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-18, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 917
Posted By bleui

the dedicated brake lever and the ergo hood shape...

the dedicated brake lever and the ergo hood shape is what made me go all SRAM. I never had any major problems with either Rival, Force or Red.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-18, 07:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,234
Posted By bleui

Thanks for sharing, I got teary eyes. Dogs are...

Thanks for sharing, I got teary eyes. Dogs are the best
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-18, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2,893
Views: 769,088
Posted By bleui

what frame is that?

what frame is that?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-18, 06:50 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,548
Posted By bleui

got links ;)

got links ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-18, 11:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 761
Posted By bleui

here's one...

here's one https://www.fyxation.com/products/carbon-fiber-adventure-fork
and another https://www.theproscloset.com/products/enve-fork-700c-12x100mm-thru-axle-1-1-8-flat-mount-disc-carbon-black
and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-18, 11:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 761
Posted By bleui

a good disc fork is the one with a thru-axle, the...

a good disc fork is the one with a thru-axle, the brands you mention is still on QR
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-18, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 761
Posted By bleui

the problem is there are not many options for a...

the problem is there are not many options for a disc fork (carbon) with a straight 1-1/8 steerer tube
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-18, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By bleui

I've heard that if you want to go to 11sp from a...

I've heard that if you want to go to 11sp from a 10sp SRAM groupset, you could just change the shifter (right shifter)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,289
Posted By bleui

because it never happened to me no matter how...

because it never happened to me no matter how neglected the bike I'm riding or how hard I purposely shift the front/rear derraileur
why is it so hard for you to accept that there many happy and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,289
Posted By bleui

5 years on my SRAM Red & 8 years on Force never...

5 years on my SRAM Red & 8 years on Force never have any issues
please remind me when will it explode?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-18, 06:19 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 17,513
Posted By bleui

I love the look of modern monotone cycling kit,...

I love the look of modern monotone cycling kit, thank goodness I was not into cycling in the Mapei era
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,404
Posted By bleui

on what occasion?

on what occasion?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-18, 06:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,417
Posted By bleui

I was on Radius, it's just not wide enough even...

I was on Radius, it's just not wide enough even with the 155mm width and my perineum area just doesn't agree with the center/middle part of the saddle
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-18, 06:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,280
Posted By bleui

yeah I think you're right, that sale price is for...

yeah I think you're right, that sale price is for their inventory clearance.
They should change their "Purely Custom, Artisan Frames - Handmade in Italy" tagline then
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,417
Posted By bleui

my worst riding experience is on a Fabric Scoop...

my worst riding experience is on a Fabric Scoop saddle, on a 10 mile journey, never again
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-18, 06:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,404
Posted By bleui

guys, 28 is the sweet spot

guys, 28 is the sweet spot
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-18, 05:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,280
Posted By bleui

$850 for a frame with custom geo, spirit tubing...

$850 for a frame with custom geo, spirit tubing and made in italy, great offer
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-18, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,457
Posted By bleui

I'm from Indonesia, never even heard about Padang...

I'm from Indonesia, never even heard about Padang bikes, stay away from them.
Any legit Indonesian bike store always puts their price in IDR (Indonesian Rupiahs) very rarely in USD
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,743
Posted By bleui

I get that impression as well with bikeradar. I...

I get that impression as well with bikeradar.
I believe all the GCN guys & gal used to race professionally, so their posture and fitting on a bike is spot on, especially Simon
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 06:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,743
Posted By bleui

the Rides of Japan...

the Rides of Japan (https://www.youtube.com/user/phpchii) produce some nice vlog, though not regularly
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 05:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,324
Posted By bleui

Giro, they owned by Vista Outdoor, gun...

Giro, they owned by Vista Outdoor, gun manufacturer
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,787
Posted By bleui

because there isn't any built-in adjustment on...

because there isn't any built-in adjustment on Tiagra lever, you need to buy spacer separately
I'd rather use a dedicated brake lever plus a built-in reach adjustment on my current shifter
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 03:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,787
Posted By bleui

are you saying that the 11-30 11sp cassette...

are you saying that the 11-30 11sp cassette should have enough clearance on the 10 speed freehub?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 02:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,787
Posted By bleui

apologize as english is not my native language,...

apologize as english is not my native language, can't quite put the experience into written words
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-18, 11:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,787
Posted By bleui

wow I never knew this, thanks for the info I...

wow I never knew this, thanks for the info
I happen to use a wolftooth roadlink, so the short RD would definitely accept 34t, then I just need to upgrade the right shifter
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-18, 11:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,787
Posted By bleui

does the ultegra version also need to use 11-34...

does the ultegra version also need to use 11-34 ratio?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-18, 10:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,787
Posted By bleui

see post #14

see post #14
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,787
Posted By bleui

I have small hands and short fingers, I could...

I have small hands and short fingers, I could only place the tip of my index and middle fingers on the side-front of the brake lever
a car was suddenly swerving, I pulled the lever but instead it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,787
Posted By bleui

had a near-accident because of that stupid...

had a near-accident because of that stupid design, swear to never touch any shimano groupset ever again
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