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Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,022
Posted By cruiserhead

So spicy. He was pretty specific on advice and...

So spicy.
He was pretty specific on advice and feedback, in context.
I didn't see him asking for cheap shots from the insecure section of the bleachers.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,022
Posted By cruiserhead

That sounds insane. Who would ride a century,...

That sounds insane.
Who would ride a century, then just return the bike and say "naw, didn't like it".
And would would buy a "new" bike with a century on it?
Who would sell a bike as new with at...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,022
Posted By cruiserhead

For similar money you can get a Cannondale...

For similar money you can get a Cannondale SuperSix Evo disc Di2 or a DuraAce/Spidering equipped rim brake.
I think it's a better bike than most, and a brilliant performer.

Although they are...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,489
Posted By cruiserhead

Fizik actually refers to the GCN video for proper...

Fizik actually refers to the GCN video for proper setup of the saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,117
Posted By cruiserhead

Tubulars are cycling's record player. Some...

Tubulars are cycling's record player.
Some appreciate the quirks, nuance and rituals but most just want and need a mp3 and some ear buds.

Also, I love watching beginner glue jobs try to corner...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,269
Posted By cruiserhead

few things: 1. Find out what can fit your R2. A...

few things:
1. Find out what can fit your R2. A modern, wide rim w/ 28mm tires might not clear the frame. Figure your max clearance and go from there.

2. Most publish data at 40 or 50kph, not...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-18, 09:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,333
Posted By cruiserhead

Hollowgram Si SL/2 w Spidering is the best bb30...

Hollowgram Si SL/2 w Spidering is the best bb30 crankset you can buy right now
8 or 10 arm spidering is a minimal weight difference. Both are great.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-18, 12:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,975
Posted By cruiserhead

The justification myth. Another common...

The justification myth.
Another common justification myth:
Oakley rips people off so it's okay to get the same thing as a knockoff. It's the same thing anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-18, 06:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By cruiserhead

It is the best promotion for Shimano because 105...

It is the best promotion for Shimano because 105 is what they want pushed.
105 is in the most competitive market with a lot of new competition in the budget realm from SRAM and others for a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,172
Posted By cruiserhead

because bidon is commonly used in other parts of...

because bidon is commonly used in other parts of the world where cycling is more mainstream than in the USA
In most places i've traveled, bidon is accepted. Of course, everyone can understand...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-18, 11:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 922
Posted By cruiserhead

You remind me of a wheelbuilder I knew when I was...

You remind me of a wheelbuilder I knew when I was racing. He was fanatical as you with cleaning. His bikes were pristine.
I remember riding behind him and seeing the spacers between the cogs-...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-18, 12:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By cruiserhead

That must be it thanks

That must be it thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-18, 08:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By cruiserhead

From riding them. Yes, the technology is the...

From riding them.
Yes, the technology is the same but Dura Ace is indeed their no-limit top tier group. The shifting does feel the most refined and with the best feel over the others.
It's easy to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-18, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By cruiserhead

Great, informed post Everyone can benefit...

Great, informed post

Everyone can benefit from this type of fitting.

To add to this,
It's worth noting that your position can change quite a bit as your body changes. If you drop a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-18, 11:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By cruiserhead

The shadow rear derailleur is a big change as far...

The shadow rear derailleur is a big change as far as rear derailleur design goes.
They did it on mtb first, and it's been there for a while before they put it on the road side.

besides being more...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-18, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By cruiserhead

Since you paid him, just go back and have an...

Since you paid him, just go back and have an honest conversation. Tell him it's not working and very uncomfortable and if he can do anything further to help.

Ask some local cyclists but I'll be...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-18, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By cruiserhead

velotoze are good but buy a few because they tear...

velotoze are good but buy a few because they tear easy
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-18, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 961
Posted By cruiserhead

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-18, 07:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 961
Posted By cruiserhead

Not an issue. If you have a creak or noise that...

Not an issue. If you have a creak or noise that can't be solved, Hambini bb adapters will do the trick.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-18, 02:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By cruiserhead

No, the Dura Ace has shorter throw, more precise...

No, the Dura Ace has shorter throw, more precise shifting. It also has higher quality bearings.
The DA's better braking is, my guess, due to the pads and poly housings.
It is also finished better...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-18, 10:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By cruiserhead

Dura Ace is worth it if you care about the fine...

Dura Ace is worth it if you care about the fine details and just having the best components.
DA uses proprietary motors on their electronic groups, Higher quality bearings, etc a lot of nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-18, 01:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,316
Posted By cruiserhead

Yes, they are significantly different. ...

Yes, they are significantly different.

Shadow rear derailleur - totally different design
double cam front derailleur
shifting is now even more closer to Dura Ace
ergonomics on the levers is...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-18, 12:21 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,707
Posted By cruiserhead

The wheels are unsprung and the bike & rider are...

The wheels are unsprung and the bike & rider are sprung weight.
That is why lightweight wheels feel so great on a climb

You can really feel this in extreme cases like a hub motor vs. mid-drive...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By cruiserhead

I was recommended these, my friend rate these-...

I was recommended these, my friend rate these- only $10 per set of 4
wiggle.com | Prime Carbon Pro Rim Brake Pads - Set of 4 | Rim Brake Pads...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-18, 04:30 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,013
Posted By cruiserhead

yes you need that tool cheap insurance

yes
you need that tool
cheap insurance
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