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Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-21, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By silverado8405

My experience has been that Assos (non-kukuoo...

My experience has been that Assos (non-kukuoo penthouse), Rapha (Core collection), and Cuore (silver line) are all about the same length and Castelli (Progetto X2) is just a hair shorter. I like the...
08-14-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 967
Posted By silverado8405

I found something, PM me if you're...

I found something, PM me if you're interested.......

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08-13-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 967
Posted By silverado8405

Search for some Jagwire CHA056 cable stops and...

Search for some Jagwire CHA056 cable stops and stick them in the holes on the downtube and run the cables into them, they should stay. Youíll also need to get some cable liner for down at the bottom...
08-05-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 967
Posted By silverado8405

Yeah I should have been more specific and said...

Yeah I should have been more specific and said downtube instead of near the head tube. It takes something just like youíve got pictured but thereís a cable liner with it thatís flanged so it doesnít...
08-04-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 967
Posted By silverado8405

I know what youíre looking for as I ripped the...

I know what youíre looking for as I ripped the out of the 2014 model of the same frame two years ago when I put DI2 on. I want to say it was made by jagwire but I canít find it on their site for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,832
Posted By silverado8405

I find knowing what gear Iím in to be incredibly...

I find knowing what gear Iím in to be incredibly helpful for going up hills. I have some around me that I know I can do in the big ring and some that need the small ring. Then thereís the times that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,883
Posted By silverado8405

As said before, this is pretty common with the...

As said before, this is pretty common with the wet lubes. I typically run the muc off C3 dry and it doesnít get nearly this dirty (I also clean it every week to keep it that way) but the minute I put...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,788
Posted By silverado8405

Dupont dry film is all Iíve ever used. In my...

Dupont dry film is all Iíve ever used. In my particular instance I think I drag my foot a little when stopping and that has been the cause of my issues. Every time Iíve had the cleat get fouled it...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,788
Posted By silverado8405

They were too flat, it buckled the middle of the...

They were too flat, it buckled the middle of the base plate up

I only have a road bike and spend very little time riding on dirt/gravel with it as sometimes it cannot be avoided. The time I got...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,788
Posted By silverado8405

Okay Iíll bite. I do have first hand experience...

Okay Iíll bite. I do have first hand experience with a couple of the issues listed.

I owned a pair of Giro shoes that the base plate wouldnít sit perfectly flat on no matter which shims I used....
02-27-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By silverado8405

Iíve got the sane problem, it wonít load live...

Iíve got the sane problem, it wonít load live stream. My guess is once the race is over and footage has been processed itíll post up as a rewatch.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By silverado8405

Shrink/cling wrap works well too if you donít...

Shrink/cling wrap works well too if you donít want to deal with the mess of aluminum foil when you take your shoes off. I use the press and seal stuff with good results.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 938
Posted By silverado8405

To be an echo, stand up more. YMMV but I find...

To be an echo, stand up more. YMMV but I find that standing for 30 seconds every 5 minutes on the trainer works wonders for me, and on the road I take every hill-esque object as an opportunity to...
09-23-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By silverado8405

I wouldnít worry about it too terribly much, mine...

I wouldnít worry about it too terribly much, mine did that every once in a while when I had cables and it still does it every once in a while now that Iíve converted it to DI2. If I was a betting man...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,091
Posted By silverado8405

I started out with no gloves after finding out I...

I started out with no gloves after finding out I hated padded gloves. One crash fixed that and I searched and found gloves without padding. Saved my hands this year when I crashed after my foot...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,649
Posted By silverado8405

Thankfully Iíve found three brands that suit my...

Thankfully Iíve found three brands that suit my sensitive backside, in no particular order, Rapha, Assos, and Castelli. Tried numerous others and just didnít get along with them. Either the pad...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,858
Posted By silverado8405

On a group ride racing down a stretch of road,...

On a group ride racing down a stretch of road, the guy in front of me backed off his pedals and looked over his left shoulder at the same time, in that short instant he slowed and I wasnít able to...
05-18-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By silverado8405

I may happen to have a drawing and parts list for...

I may happen to have a drawing and parts list for said tool since I also could not find one and my bike shop had one available for my calipering delight. Let me know if youíre interested.
05-07-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By silverado8405

Was the new tire a tubeless ready/compatible tire...

Was the new tire a tubeless ready/compatible tire as well or a standard clincher? I couldnít really tell from your post. The bead shape between the two might make a difference. The vittoria tubeless...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,141
Posted By silverado8405

So much that I made a clamp to screw the needle...

So much that I made a clamp to screw the needle into the dust cap to keep pressure on it so I can rotate the peddle and operate my grease gun without having grease squirt out the dust cap at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 25,139
Posted By silverado8405

Iím not head over heels with my tubeless yet but...

Iím not head over heels with my tubeless yet but itís slowly growing on me. I had a heck of a time mounting my tires, Rolf Echelon wheels with Vittoria Rubino Pro 25c tires, and almost threw in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,389
Posted By silverado8405

I did mine on the cheap buying a used partial kit...

I did mine on the cheap buying a used partial kit off ebay and doing it myself. My bike came with the 6800 series Ultegra so the 6870 kit I bought matched everything I already had. I had to get...
03-08-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,680
Posted By silverado8405

As an alternative to the Brooks, I bought a Selle...

As an alternative to the Brooks, I bought a Selle Anatomica and once it stabilized and stopped stretching itís been the best saddle Iíve ever had the pleasure of sitting on. May not be for everyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By silverado8405

Muc-off Lubes

Saw a comment in one of the waxing threads about hearing others experience with Muc-Off dry lubes so figured I get the ball rolling.

Personally Iíve been using the Muc-Off stuff for over a year...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,399
Posted By silverado8405

I took a Strava KOM by taking off my saddle bag,...

I took a Strava KOM by taking off my saddle bag, bottles, lights, and jersey (full pockets) along with a pit stop to empty out. In my defense it was 32 miles into a 45 mile ride and I kept my helmet...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,566
Posted By silverado8405

100 miles for the longest 35-40 miles for...

100 miles for the longest
35-40 miles for average
7-8 miles for min to get all dolled up, usually for a 30 minute recovery spin after a hard ride the previous day
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,056
Posted By silverado8405

Rib Mountain is 724í according to the strava...

Rib Mountain is 724í according to the strava segment. Not huge but taller than ~400í.
12-25-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,312
Posted By silverado8405

For when your friend doesnít take his trainer...

For when your friend doesnít take his trainer adapter off his thru axle and didnít bring wrenches with him, saved me 4 times last year. Also mine has a chain breaker that doubles as a spoke wrench,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,877
Posted By silverado8405

When I was waxing mu chains I had two KMC and one...

When I was waxing mu chains I had two KMC and one SRAM chain. The KMC chains never had an issue but the SRAM chain exhibited similar symptoms as to what youíre describing. Why it did it I have no...
07-31-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,606
Posted By silverado8405

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/chain-wear.html ...

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/chain-wear.html

Scroll down to the section titled Measuring Chain Wear to find all youíd ever want to know about when a chain is bad and how to gage it based on what...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,056
Posted By silverado8405

Donít have any pictures right now but I clean...

Donít have any pictures right now but I clean mine every 2 weeks (approx 200 miles). I was using wax but switched to muc-off C3 dry and all I need is soap, water and a sponge and it gets all jice and...
05-10-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,511
Posted By silverado8405

Trying to respond without quoting as it doesnít...

Trying to respond without quoting as it doesnít work so well on my phone.

1) shifter makes the movement in all 4 positions as best I can tell. Doesnít mean it isnít screwed up though.

2) Bike...
05-09-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,511
Posted By silverado8405

A new cable was put on last year, the trim didnít...

A new cable was put on last year, the trim didnít work right before the new cable and continued to not work right after. I adjusted the tension with the pinch bolt. Iíll have to read thru the manual...
05-09-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,511
Posted By silverado8405

Ultegra 6800 front derailleur trim shift

Friend has a 6800 groupset that has an issue with the trim shift that I havenít been able to figure out. On the small ring the trim shift will click but it wonít move the derailleur, however in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,600
Posted By silverado8405

Phone is for emergencies, Iíve gone so far as to...

Phone is for emergencies, Iíve gone so far as to turn off call/text/whatever notifications on the Garmin so Iím not bothered by it. So far Iíve had to use my phone a few times, once when I crashed to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,295
Posted By silverado8405

Only rides I donít are 30 minute recovery rides...

Only rides I donít are 30 minute recovery rides that Iím in a hurry to complete, otherwise both the shorts and me get a dose of the cream. Tried not using it for around a month and I got chaffed 7...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,777
Posted By silverado8405

I had a 520, sold it and bought a bolt. Hated the...

I had a 520, sold it and bought a bolt. Hated the bolt so returned it and bought the 520 plus. I would highly recommend the 520 plus for the little bit extra that you pay for the features it offers.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By silverado8405

Youíre wanting to turn off what strava calls live...

Youíre wanting to turn off what strava calls live segments. Open the starva app and push the record button like youíre going to start a ride. Upper left corner should say settings, push on that to...
12-27-18, 07:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,367
Posted By silverado8405

As far as the holes in the sidenplates holding...

As far as the holes in the sidenplates holding more wax for future lubrication, they donít really. The wax plugs up the sideplate hole and then sits and collects grime in my past experience with KMC...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,566
Posted By silverado8405

Selle Anatomica are leather saddles made in...

Selle Anatomica are leather saddles made in California. I love mine and wouldnít consider anything else for future bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-18, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,284
Posted By silverado8405

i wear a base layer regardless of temp (under...

i wear a base layer regardless of temp (under armour heat gear) to prevent the straps of my bib shorts from rubbing sensitive parts of my torso.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-18, 06:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,289
Posted By silverado8405

I started with my phone running an app then...

I started with my phone running an app then switched to my Garmin 520. My main purpose behind it was the mapping/route functionality as I explore a lot of backroads where a missed turn could end up...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,033
Posted By silverado8405

Ive got a fizik open, love it. I tried the flat...

Ive got a fizik open, love it. I tried the flat one and the channeled one and I hated those but the open has been a dream for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-18, 12:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,960
Posted By silverado8405

If you have a trek dealer nearby look at the...

If you have a trek dealer nearby look at the frames. Itíll say if it was made in the US or China on it. Project Ones are made in the US.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,730
Posted By silverado8405

I had one a year ago after my first season of...

I had one a year ago after my first season of riding left me with some knee pain. He raised my saddle almost an inch and a half and had me put on 165 mm cranks. Honestly best money Iíve ever spent as...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,350
Posted By silverado8405

Iíll toss my vote in for the Assos bibs. I find...

Iíll toss my vote in for the Assos bibs. I find the pad goes higher in the front too helping place the seams in an area where they donít rub/chafe sensitive equipment.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-18, 08:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,234
Posted By silverado8405

Borah Teamwear, made in Wisconsin. Pads are comfy...

Borah Teamwear, made in Wisconsin. Pads are comfy but a little short in the front for my preference. I love their jerseys mainly because they arenít see-thru.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,750
Posted By silverado8405

Or you could try an acne spot cream, benzoly...

Or you could try an acne spot cream, benzoly peroxide is what Iíve used, see if that helps.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-17, 09:13 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,792
Posted By silverado8405

1) Donít crash like I did this year 2) Ride...

1) Donít crash like I did this year
2) Ride around the same mileage I did this year, ~2,200 miles (I donít count trainer miles over the winter)
3) Learn my hydration boundaries better so I stop to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-17, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By silverado8405

Iíve gotten a mystery jersey from them that I...

Iíve gotten a mystery jersey from them that I loved until I crashed in it. Also had a pair of their jet bibs, didnít care for the pad on them. Borah Teamwear has something similar that Iíve used a...
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