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Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-18, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By coachboyd

If you have a really loose tire (and tire fit...

If you have a really loose tire (and tire fit varies greatly between different brands) a good way to adjust the rim would be to add another layer or two of rim tape. This will help build up the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-18, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,221
Posted By coachboyd

Hey there, it doesn't matter if somebody has a...

Hey there, it doesn't matter if somebody has a YouTube channel with a million subscribers, or lives in a bunker in the middle of Montana with no internet and electricity. If there's a problem, we'll...
09-15-17, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By coachboyd

I just need to add them to the site. Right now...

I just need to add them to the site. Right now about 3% of our rim brake carbon wheel sales are tubulars. And with adding the rims, I wanted to focus on the clinchers first as that is all we have...
09-14-17, 04:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By coachboyd

Hey there, I can answer any questions you...

Hey there,

I can answer any questions you may have. We do have a lot of forum based reviews, that have basically helped us establish ourselves as a brand. The problem with the internet is. ....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-17, 12:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,421
Posted By coachboyd

You would also have to build those rims up with...

You would also have to build those rims up with 36 spokes and forget about using high tensions. All those old school alloy tubular rims that were super light were also super flexy and fragile. Slight...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-17, 08:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,421
Posted By coachboyd

We have our Black and Tan alloy tubular rims, and...

We have our Black and Tan alloy tubular rims, and just got a shipment of the rim brake versions in.
However, it's a rim that is designed around larger tires (mainly used as a cross wheelset), so the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-17, 11:21 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,655
Posted By coachboyd

Because a lot of people email or call with...

Because a lot of people email or call with questions on the wheels and I tend to get back to them right away.

Then there's certain things like they ordered something slightly incorrect and we get...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-17, 10:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,405
Posted By coachboyd

Umm, yeah! Ha ha :)

Umm, yeah!
Ha ha :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-17, 12:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,405
Posted By coachboyd

I would say he obviously hasn't recalibrated his...

I would say he obviously hasn't recalibrated his Garmin to the carbon setting, because the wheels are at least 5 mph faster than any other carbon wheel set on the market. :lol:

The thing to...
12-08-16, 06:55 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,280
Posted By coachboyd

Hey guys, thanks for the love here. In regards...

Hey guys, thanks for the love here.
In regards to which way spokes should be laced, there are plenty of arguments for both ways, and both ways have valid reasons.

The reason why we do elbows out...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-16, 09:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,164
Posted By coachboyd

I wouldn't say significant. It's a 580 dollar...

I wouldn't say significant. It's a 580 dollar hubset that we are doing for a 350 dollar upgrade.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-16, 07:18 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,655
Posted By coachboyd

Sorry I missed this, was late to the party today...

Sorry I missed this, was late to the party today catching up from Interbike and all the craziness there.
The wheel decision is up to you, you have two very good choices and I am not going to try to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-16, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By coachboyd

:)

:)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-16, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By coachboyd

Yes, Broid's answer is correct. We did have to...

Yes, Broid's answer is correct. We did have to pull the Eternity which is sad because the samples were really nice. But making 1 is different than making 50 and it's different than making 500. With...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-16, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,349
Posted By coachboyd

I use lots of hooks and it works well. :-) ...

I use lots of hooks and it works well. :-)
http://i.imgur.com/QCPs8nV.jpg?1
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-16, 07:36 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,441
Posted By coachboyd

That is correct. I don't want to claim that...

That is correct.
I don't want to claim that it's impossible to damage wheels due to heat as with enough prolonged heat any wheel can get damaged. However, the resins have gotten really good in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-16, 04:57 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,441
Posted By coachboyd

I am here watching the forum, and have responded...

I am here watching the forum, and have responded earlier. I did ask for the OP to email me.
The rims from back then were when we used open mold rims. We have always been very upfront when we did use...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-16, 01:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,441
Posted By coachboyd

Hey all, just saw this thread. First of all I...

Hey all, just saw this thread.
First of all I am glad you are OK. That is the most important thing

The wheels are definitely older models (looks like in the 2011 range), and I do know that higher...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-16, 08:06 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,063
Posted By coachboyd

It's actually that we are slammed busy right now...

It's actually that we are slammed busy right now and I don't have time to play online as much. We just moved into a new warehouse and that has taken a ton of time.
I'm actually in an airport on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,182
Posted By coachboyd

With the full Ti body you have multiple points of...

With the full Ti body you have multiple points of contact with the cassette.

Vibration is what kills the longevity of metal parts. With a normal aluminum fereehub body when you have the cogs...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-16, 08:05 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,182
Posted By coachboyd

Hey all, Looks like there was a flurry of...

Hey all,

Looks like there was a flurry of postings recently. I do want to chime in on a few things mentioned above.

Most importantly, I am glad the guy who has the wheels is digging them. Above...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-16, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By coachboyd

If you have the newer Altamonts, then the...

If you have the newer Altamonts, then the internal width has gone up to just under 20mm.

In regards to aerodynamics, the 23mm tire is more aero than the 25 at all wind angles, but you really start...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-15, 04:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,968
Posted By coachboyd

But how many have you lost by a bike throw?...

But how many have you lost by a bike throw? Sucks. . .doesn't it? Wheels won't make the difference between winning and being pack fill, but they give an advantage and that is what we were talking...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-15, 02:36 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,968
Posted By coachboyd

Umm. . .yeah it definitely is. High speeds,...

Umm. . .yeah it definitely is. High speeds, flatter courses, potential to be in a break. . .and even when you are in the pack you are still seeing fast wind speeds. Crits are perfect for aero wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-15, 05:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,756
Posted By coachboyd

The Titanium freehub body will only be available...

The Titanium freehub body will only be available on the new Eternity hub. That will be a hub option for any of our wheels, but will be a $350 upgrade. We are in production on them right now, and set...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-15, 09:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,756
Posted By coachboyd

The freehub body is unique to our hub. We do have...

The freehub body is unique to our hub. We do have a Ti freehub body coming out in a couple weeks for our new Eternity hubs, but the one you have is aluminum. The notches are not necessarily a bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-15, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,988
Posted By coachboyd

The Swissstop Yellow pads build up a ton of heat...

The Swissstop Yellow pads build up a ton of heat on the rims. They also leave behind a lot of yellow streaks which means you are braking with the brake pad against brake pad residue on the rim. This...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-15, 07:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,567
Posted By coachboyd

Wit the wheels being older model, the only option...

Wit the wheels being older model, the only option is to put new rims on them.
I hate that we have to prepare for the worst that can happen, but if all of a sudden it was known that by damaging your...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-15, 05:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,567
Posted By coachboyd

Those are the models that we have from 2012 and...

Those are the models that we have from 2012 and before. The wheels are over 3 years old at this point and we do offer a 2 year warranty. We offered a great way to trade in the wheels to the newest...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-15, 05:23 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 31,363
Posted By coachboyd

I had said this on Facebook but will post it here...

I had said this on Facebook but will post it here too.

Disc brakes would not have helped him. If that car hadn't been there he would have ridden 8 miles into the woods and gotten eaten by a bear....
Replies: 34
Views: 4,056
Posted By coachboyd

It could be that he thought he was buying...

It could be that he thought he was buying tubeless.
We are getting more and more emails from people inquiring about tubular wheels, and after talking with them for a couple minutes we realize they...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-15, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,317
Posted By coachboyd

I can respond on here (not that I don't want to...

I can respond on here (not that I don't want to talk to you or anything :-) )

We only warranty the wheels for the original owner, but the crash replacement is transferable. When we send a wheelset...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-15, 03:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,832
Posted By coachboyd

We don't. . but if you look on the page in the...

We don't. . but if you look on the page in the navigation menu "custom" you will see a growing list of custom wheel builders we work with. They can use our rims and build with any spokes/hubs you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-15, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,381
Posted By coachboyd

Am I allowed to play? ...

Am I allowed to play?
http://i.imgur.com/wXp5uzf.jpg?1
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-15, 05:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,462
Posted By coachboyd

I am a bit biased, as stated above I did have a...

I am a bit biased, as stated above I did have a hand in developing some of the iBike line and still keep in touch with the owner. When I started with the company they sponsored the pro team I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-15, 01:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,519
Posted By coachboyd

It's for time trials. . . people were pushing...

It's for time trials. . . people were pushing back against the saddle to get extra power. It's the same reason why they banned saddles like this.

http://i.imgur.com/2Qp7zMB.jpg?1
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,519
Posted By coachboyd

I noticed this one when I was looking around eBay...

I noticed this one when I was looking around eBay the other day.

I wonder if this person is selling their time trial bike because they just can't get comfortable on it
Mach EM3 Full Carbon TT...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,154
Posted By coachboyd

The Pro 4 Endurance in a 25mm is an awesome tire....

The Pro 4 Endurance in a 25mm is an awesome tire. It's what I have been riding for a while.

I actually just swung by Michelin headquarters and picked up a couple of Pro 4 Endurance in 28mm for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-15, 05:10 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,182
Posted By coachboyd

I want to test a theory. Water is composed...

I want to test a theory.

Water is composed of two parts hydrogen to one part oxygen.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-15, 02:57 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,182
Posted By coachboyd

A couple things. Track hubs last much longer...

A couple things.

Track hubs last much longer than road hubs, even though the type of riding that track wheels are going through are a LOT harsher than road wheels. A track hub has two bearings,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-15, 09:43 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,182
Posted By coachboyd

Adjustable on the loudness scale. We are shipping...

Adjustable on the loudness scale. We are shipping the hubs with a tube of the SpeedCoat pawl grease that we had developed for the hubs. Put a tiny bit of grease and they'll be louder, use more and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-15, 08:33 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,182
Posted By coachboyd

I have emailed Jason at Friction Facts about...

I have emailed Jason at Friction Facts about testing the hubs, but his hub testing machine is not online and he's not planning on getting it up and running.
I emailed Lennard Zinn and Jason at...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,182
Posted By coachboyd

I don't know how you came to this conclusion, but...

I don't know how you came to this conclusion, but it's obviously not correct. Four bearings spinning at the same time will always have more drag than two bearings spinning. You can spin a front wheel...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-15, 04:36 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,182
Posted By coachboyd

OK, back from my ride. . Love going up Paris! ...

OK, back from my ride. . Love going up Paris!

Hopefully I can keep this easy to follow. There is a big difference between "load" bearings and freehub body bearings. Load bearings are bearings you...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,182
Posted By coachboyd

I am about to go out for a ride. But I have some...

I am about to go out for a ride. But I have some stuff soon that will answer this about bearing load and what happens with placement on axle.

Just let me go crush Paris mtn a few times and I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-15, 08:24 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,182
Posted By coachboyd

Thank you, I do appreciate that. I know you...

Thank you, I do appreciate that. I know you aren't trying to take away anything from what we have put into releasing these.
I also know that time is the biggest test for products, and long term...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-15, 07:45 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,182
Posted By coachboyd

There is a difference between freehub body...

There is a difference between freehub body bearings and load bearings. On a traditional hub where the axle runs through the entire system. The load bearings are pressed between the axle and the hub...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-15, 07:34 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,182
Posted By coachboyd

Good questions and comments. I'll try to address...

Good questions and comments. I'll try to address them here. A lot of info can be found on our website as well Eternity (http://www.boydcycling.com/eternity)



It's hard to show superiority on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-15, 08:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,523
Posted By coachboyd

A couple things It's very hard to bond...

A couple things

It's very hard to bond anything to carbon, especially in between layers of carbon that are supposed to have structure. There have been lots of methods to trying this, from bonding...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-15, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,760
Posted By coachboyd

I use my sphincter and muscles that make my mouth...

I use my sphincter and muscles that make my mouth say "oh sh*t!!" A lot more when I'm mountain biking.
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