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01-10-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,428
Posted By Wilmingtech

So much tape, so little time...

There are so many brands of tape out there and every person on this forum is going to post here telling you the tape they ride is the best tape. As long as they give some solid feedback for it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19,907
Views: 4,316,242
Posted By Wilmingtech

Last bits and pieces...

Final bits and pieces for my build coming in.
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Tires and bottle cages...
12-27-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,974
Posted By Wilmingtech

Gosh, is it winter already?

Gosh, is it winter already?
12-23-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 786
Posted By Wilmingtech

This year was a strange one. Maybe not the most...

This year was a strange one. Maybe not the most fun ride for me but certainly the most challenging and memorable ride this year. It was late spring and I had the chance to ride with a group of...
12-21-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,855
Posted By Wilmingtech

Correct on the gravity. If you wanted to, you...

Correct on the gravity. If you wanted to, you could take either a hook or 2 blocks close enough to friction fit the tires in to hold them in place on the wall. The handlebars on the folders spin...
12-13-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,855
Posted By Wilmingtech

I love the Steadyracks. If I had the dedicated...

I love the Steadyracks. If I had the dedicated space I would use them. I have limited space in my garage and sometimes have to move things around for projects.

I built simple wood stands for my...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19,907
Views: 4,316,242
Posted By Wilmingtech

That purchase comes with a promise of an outdoor...

That purchase comes with a promise of an outdoor winter full of perfect riding weather with sun and dry roads to go with it!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 19,907
Views: 4,316,242
Posted By Wilmingtech

And The Pilferage Continues

Ultegra Di2 to go on a New Framehttps://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x971/20201204_141910_68c722becab435ab1166db754eb54f2b13a979b4.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19,907
Views: 4,316,242
Posted By Wilmingtech

More Black Friday Pilferage

A pair of HED Vanquish 6 rims for 60% off
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,668
Posted By Wilmingtech

I lucked out with a Ridley Helium that I found on...

I lucked out with a Ridley Helium that I found on craigslist. The story of finding it and how it ended up with me is quite a story in itself.

Anyways I knew nothing about Ridley bikes when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 01:21 AM
Replies: 2,920
Views: 790,380
Posted By Wilmingtech

Bike Monkey Selloff

If you are on the west coast there is a good chance you have heard of or ridden in a Bike Monkey Gran Fondo.

They are selling off their "unsold" kit and accessories from previous events. Bibs,...
10-07-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,505
Posted By Wilmingtech

My cost per mile was super low until I bought...

My cost per mile was super low until I bought power meter pedals and a Garmin 1030 plus.
06-19-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,820
Posted By Wilmingtech

Ben - Thanks for the feedback. In the...

Ben -

Thanks for the feedback. In the original post you quoted, I meant sliding the seat forward (up towards the bars not up in the air). Reading back I can certainly see how that can be...
05-21-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,600
Posted By Wilmingtech

Yippers. Toe overlap is the sacrifice for a...

Yippers. Toe overlap is the sacrifice for a short wheelbase.
Suprisingly the straps on the fenders do a great job of staying in place and they dont move at all. No noise. They are very quiet.
04-06-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By Wilmingtech

A winter/water/gravel bike with slightly meaty...

A winter/water/gravel bike with slightly meaty tires. Fenders. A good pair of warm waterproof tights, booties to keep the water off the feet. The worst is wet squishy socks in your shoes. And a solid...
02-29-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,552
Posted By Wilmingtech

I am blessed that I have a job that not only...

I am blessed that I have a job that not only allows me to travel but I often get time to ride in many places around the country. This past year I got the chance to ride in Boston, San Diego, Glacier...
Forum: Touring
10-26-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By Wilmingtech

The more new rain gear you buy the less likely it...

The more new rain gear you buy the less likely it will rain.

Heading into the rainy season here in the PNW, I recently bought a new Goretex jacket for myself and a Black Diamond rain coat for my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,011
Posted By Wilmingtech

No. Last year we headed down to the desert...

No.

Last year we headed down to the desert for December/Jan but this year we are not.

Will stick it out and harden up in the cold/rain/snow.
10-10-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,379
Posted By Wilmingtech

I am using 2 different phone mounts on my bikes. ...

I am using 2 different phone mounts on my bikes.

On my gravel bike I use a Rokform mount. It's best used with the case with built in connector. It also uses magnets and the phone isnt going...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,920
Views: 790,380
Posted By Wilmingtech

Steal of a deal on Dual Sided Pedal Based Power...

Steal of a deal on Dual Sided Pedal Based Power Meters from Clever Training
Assioma Duo - 649.99 (https://www.clevertraining.com/assioma-pedal-based-cycling-power-meter)

Added the coupon YG561H...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,524
Posted By Wilmingtech

Seattle Forrest you may have done this ride...

Seattle Forrest you may have done this ride before, Nisqually Entrance to Mt Rainier up to Paradise back down through to Ohanapecosh to Packwood and back up Skate Creek to the start.

Lots of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,570
Posted By Wilmingtech

Proper Use of Expander / Compression Plug

I posted this over at WW. Take it for what its worth.

I recently chopped the steerer tube of my 2 carbon framed bikes to get the front end dialed in.

Before this I had never chopped a carbon...
Replies: 52
Views: 4,725
Posted By Wilmingtech

I would have said "You break it, you buy it!" ...

I would have said "You break it, you buy it!"

-Sean
09-21-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,667
Posted By Wilmingtech

Start working on your next perfect bike?

Start working on your next perfect bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,555
Posted By Wilmingtech

We could just start an HED love fest...

We could just start an HED love fest :)https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20181108_172018_330a8a96b19494cdcf879836c1412b36fd7241d3.jpg
09-19-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 262,536
Posted By Wilmingtech

Couer d'Alene

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09-19-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,375
Posted By Wilmingtech

Well its official. The Blue Prosecco is a one of...

Well its official. The Blue Prosecco is a one of a kind collectors item now. No where to be found and never made again. Curious where they all ended up.

Had to post some pics of recent rides...
09-14-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,034
Posted By Wilmingtech

We live in a small mountain town of about...

We live in a small mountain town of about 800-1000ppl. Our house is just over a mile from our tiny downtown where the elementary, middle and high school are.

We think it's funny that the kids...
09-14-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,593
Posted By Wilmingtech

When you put the larger cogset on, did you resize...

When you put the larger cogset on, did you resize the chain for the larger cogset?

-Sean
08-29-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 233,691
Posted By Wilmingtech

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Want to watch the Tour?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,225
Posted By Wilmingtech

My weight is 81.5kg. Logging/Fire roads. A...

My weight is 81.5kg.

Logging/Fire roads. A mix of hills. All kinds of surface here. Most are packed down pretty good, some not so much.

Putting the 36x on the front for winter is mostly focused...
08-27-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,755
Posted By Wilmingtech

Out on my ride yesterday I thought about this...

Out on my ride yesterday I thought about this post and figured I would just ramp up on one of the flattest sections of my ride and see what I could hit. We really don't have any "flat" sections of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,065
Posted By Wilmingtech

I travel a bit for work and have rented a few...

I travel a bit for work and have rented a few times (only domestically in the states). Mostly with success.

Here are the things I will bring if I know I am renting -

1. Your own Saddle - As...
08-04-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,859
Posted By Wilmingtech

Running a set of HED Ardennes GP Plus wheels. ...

Running a set of HED Ardennes GP Plus wheels. It's the Belgian+ rim in a pre built wheelset from HED with thier lowest end hubs and spokes.

The rim is fantastic for an alloy rim. Probably one of...
07-25-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,921
Posted By Wilmingtech

Nice bike. If you park the car outside you...

Nice bike.

If you park the car outside you could fit a few more bikes in the garage.

Just sayin ;)

Enjoy the ride!!

-Sean
07-16-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 39,995
Posted By Wilmingtech

I think the thing we over look here is that 1x is...

I think the thing we over look here is that 1x is a thing when you get off the tarmac. I totally see the benefits of a 1x setup when navigating mountainous terrain, not having to shift the front nor...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2,920
Views: 790,380
Posted By Wilmingtech

Thanks For This! That's a steal. I used the...

Thanks For This! That's a steal. I used the code WELCOMEBACK10OFF and got the Aero Race Bib Shorts and the Flusso Jersey together for 144.00.
07-01-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,207
Posted By Wilmingtech

Check the tire to make sure what flatted your...

Check the tire to make sure what flatted your wheel isnt still stuck in the tire.

Throw in a new tube.

When you get home, throw on some GCN episodes and take the time to sand the flatted tube,...
06-27-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,862
Posted By Wilmingtech

Fun read!

Fun read!
06-22-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 104,080
Posted By Wilmingtech

A movie being filmed in Boston - ...

A movie being filmed in Boston -

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06-22-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,172
Posted By Wilmingtech

You do weird things to your bike.

You do weird things to your bike.
06-20-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,374
Posted By Wilmingtech

My gravel bike is about 4 pounds heavier than my...

My gravel bike is about 4 pounds heavier than my road bike. I ride it a little more than half the time of all my rides. The geometry is more comfy on longer rides. I have two sets of wheels but I...
06-17-19, 12:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By Wilmingtech

I was always told in order to get a nice smooth...

I was always told in order to get a nice smooth pedal stroke, pedal like you are wiping dog poop from the bottom of your shoe.

If you are sprinting you can use different muscle groups by pulling...
06-07-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,395
Posted By Wilmingtech

Why so serious?? ...

Why so serious??
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06-07-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,395
Posted By Wilmingtech

That 3k light blinds oncoming traffic so they...

That 3k light blinds oncoming traffic so they can't see where they are going causing them to swerve in an unpredictable manner.

Do you ride slicks in the rain?

Good thing we have torturous bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,690
Posted By Wilmingtech

No way anyone could change a tire that fast...

No way anyone could change a tire that fast unless they were using....
05-24-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,174
Posted By Wilmingtech

Do the Carbon bars make that much of a difference...

Do the Carbon bars make that much of a difference as far as shock absorbtion?

I think thats truly the only reason I would go carbon. The weight difference between the carbon version and aluminum...
05-24-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,626
Posted By Wilmingtech

Its amazing when you use the ignore list to...

Its amazing when you use the ignore list to ignore 2 or 3 people....

A thread with 300 responses that is getting out of hand will suddenly be reduced to 5 or 6 helpful responses to the original...
05-24-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,695
Posted By Wilmingtech

We have a guy in our regular ride who I refer to...

We have a guy in our regular ride who I refer to as "Freight Train" he's about 6'3" and 220lbs of muscle. When you get behind him you mostly have to brake or the draft he creates will suck you...
05-19-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 988
Posted By Wilmingtech

Im a big fan of Felt Bikes. Even the lower end...

Im a big fan of Felt Bikes. Even the lower end models were often well made (sans components) and had slightly different geometry closer to what you see now in road bikes.

I think the price may be...
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