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03-03-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,707
Posted By Toespeas

mixing oil with wax defeats the point , first...

mixing oil with wax defeats the point , first thing you could try is flipping your chain around , it might have got broken in in one direction and reinstalled the other way can cause some skips , ive...
03-03-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By Toespeas

bike price can vary , if its in your budget id...

bike price can vary , if its in your budget id say its not too expensive , the parts matter more than brand and frame !
03-03-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Toespeas

i bought 2 of those , the first one was 44 and...

i bought 2 of those , the first one was 44 and was too wide , so i got the 42 and its really good , only party i dont like is the curve is too shallow to get my natural grip and it puts mad pressure...
03-03-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By Toespeas

soak it in gasoline :)

soak it in gasoline :)
03-03-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Toespeas

try to look for womans thermal tights or asian...

try to look for womans thermal tights or asian fit !!
03-03-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 830
Posted By Toespeas

its the cheapest way to clean your parts , but i...

its the cheapest way to clean your parts , but i would do it off the bike , i have never had a bike dirty enough to need to pour gas directly on it , and you might want to dispose of it correctly to...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By Toespeas

really depends on how much protection you want ,...

really depends on how much protection you want , you could easily get a draw string bag and clip it across your chest with an old dog collar , its basically just a nylon bag with draw string of...
03-01-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By Toespeas

you miught want to start at the stem , you most...

you miught want to start at the stem , you most likely have the older quill stem , if you want to convert your entire front end it might be more cost effective to just buy a newer road bike , that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By Toespeas

i ride 23s on road because i can take my race...

i ride 23s on road because i can take my race tires over to my commute bike , but i would suggest just getting some gp5000s if you are going to run US3s , for me , tires are all about the price , i...
02-24-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By Toespeas

NTN or SKS abec 5 , nothing ceramic unless you...

NTN or SKS abec 5 , nothing ceramic unless you are running no seals race day only , maybe they where not seated properly or reassembled incorrect , enduro is pretty standard and usually does not ...
02-24-21, 02:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By Toespeas

most carbon forks have a compression plug , but...

most carbon forks have a compression plug , but my caad 10 has a strange one , so all i can say is if it has the plug then you can slam it by cutting , but if it has the weirdo one you might want to...
02-24-21, 02:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,754
Posted By Toespeas

its not to pretty , its more mental , just get it...

its not to pretty , its more mental , just get it out there and worry about the rides and the road !
02-24-21, 01:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Toespeas

all i can say is shimano usually uses a pin that...

all i can say is shimano usually uses a pin that needs a chain tool , and kmc and sram use a quick link that can sometimes be broken by hand or paracord , which why i always have some strands in my...
02-24-21, 01:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,396
Posted By Toespeas

as far as frame goes it will give you access to...

as far as frame goes it will give you access to more modern tech , allowing the bike to be stiffer lighter and more efficient giving you more potential for higher performance , parts can be more hit...
02-23-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 470
Posted By Toespeas

i actually mostly use SHIMANO 10 speed cassettes...

i actually mostly use SHIMANO 10 speed cassettes , and look for used sram 10 speeds for my cx bike :)
02-20-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,610
Posted By Toespeas

there are more than enough videos on youtube to...

there are more than enough videos on youtube to gather a routine from !
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,242
Posted By Toespeas

the only opinion i have is is to stop buying...

the only opinion i have is is to stop buying discs and electronic shifting because all you are doing is contributing the increase cost of cycling and making it harder for people to get into bikes ,...
02-20-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 965
Posted By Toespeas

yes if you loose weight , but direct muscle use i...

yes if you loose weight , but direct muscle use i highly doubt it , maybe it increases your ability to absorb the pain and move the lactic acid around , i do think that pull ups will allow you to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Toespeas

if its NON AXIS rings then they should be ...

if its NON AXIS rings then they should be interchangeable , they are usually the same when you go to buy replacements , the newer axs 12 speeds are not , at least i never made it that far up the...
02-20-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By Toespeas

id just get a larger cassette first , or then a...

id just get a larger cassette first , or then a custom gear ratio,
really you are not going to get an easier ride , you are just going to loose efficiency and feel like its easier by sizing down ,...
02-18-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By Toespeas

well how much storage do you want , gravel can...

well how much storage do you want , gravel can basically be anything , do you just want a name brand bike , or do you want to build ,
you can have a race bike with little to no storage , or a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,859
Posted By Toespeas

easy answer is just go to the bike shop and bike...

easy answer is just go to the bike shop and bike the newest most expensive "aero" bike they have , then swap out all the parts for even more expensive parts , eat ice cream every night before bed so...
02-18-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,053
Posted By Toespeas

the smaller the chain rings the less efficient...

the smaller the chain rings the less efficient you will get ,
it really comes down to your cadence and power , gravel is suppose to be able to go anywhere so you usually bring as many gears as...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 668
Posted By Toespeas

for that price you could do better and newer ,...

for that price you could do better and newer , but if you must have an old crappy frame then i still think you could do better , but its up to you id go with the cheaper one , but then again i would...
02-18-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 8,072
Posted By Toespeas

i would say on the road in a crit you wont...

i would say on the road in a crit you wont actually do that because you are rotating but it should be pretty common to be able to produce 300 , thats not really that much , but again you will be...
02-18-21, 01:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,044
Posted By Toespeas

well your first line of defense is sealant , and...

well your first line of defense is sealant , and some people run these foam insert thingys that allow even lower tire pressure , so your second line is low pressure , third line would be plugs and...
02-18-21, 12:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 895
Posted By Toespeas

Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,504
Posted By Toespeas

the real issue will always be discs are just bad...

the real issue will always be discs are just bad on road bikes , its a fact , road bikes operate at more specific points than other bikes , discs on off road bikes usually work because you want more...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 02:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,170
Posted By Toespeas

srams new redrum line is awesome !

srams new redrum line is awesome !
02-13-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Toespeas

you could star with new tires nd some clip on...

you could star with new tires nd some clip on bars , and then look at shifter and mech combos , if your brakes are hydro you will need hydro shifters that are compatible with those mechs , or just...
02-13-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,145
Posted By Toespeas

blame yourself !

blame yourself !
02-11-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By Toespeas

i had a terrible time with the bont riot plus...

i had a terrible time with the bont riot plus roads , there was this spur in the out sides that just dug in , try to heat mold them but it never helped , and they ended up cracking in half under 3...
02-11-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By Toespeas

what are speedbreakers , are you a bike cop...

what are speedbreakers , are you a bike cop LOLOL!!!!
02-11-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Toespeas

you could just be putting out massive watts , try...

you could just be putting out massive watts , try not being so strong :)
02-11-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,887
Posted By Toespeas

i forget how many people have disk breaks ,...

i forget how many people have disk breaks , vittoria had a really cheap tubeless wheel set i got mine for 175 ish !
02-11-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 500
Posted By Toespeas

usually what ever your mechs are will need to be...

usually what ever your mechs are will need to be matched to the triggers you get , so if its sram you might want to stick with sram shifters , if its shimano , same , you can mix and match but that...
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By Toespeas

cycling is way easier , you can bring your food...

cycling is way easier , you can bring your food and water in a back pack or frame bag , runners need support cars and official events :)
Forum: Asia
02-09-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By Toespeas

damn japan i thought you was cool:(

damn japan i thought you was cool:(
02-08-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,579
Posted By Toespeas

the illunimati does want us to watch bike races...

the illunimati does want us to watch bike races anymore , or at all , at least in the USA , i have to go on the dark web just to get CX races and the announcers are always speaking elvish :(
02-08-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,876
Posted By Toespeas

well if you want a classic bike , then you will...

well if you want a classic bike , then you will be limited to the technology that was used to make it , i see tons of bikes of all kinds on the web , if you are looking for an UPGRADE , i would just...
02-08-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,287
Posted By Toespeas

dont fall for treks BS , trek is one of the worst...

dont fall for treks BS , trek is one of the worst companies out , they mass produce garbage and sell it to people with more cash than knowledge , take it back to the DEALER posing as a bike shop ,...
02-04-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By Toespeas

BRO the title says it all , NON DRIVE SIDE ARM...

BRO the title says it all , NON DRIVE SIDE ARM DEVELOPED PLAY!!!!!!!!!!! sram force crank , BB30 , older style not the 22 , not hard to understand !!!!!!!!!!

once again taking the time to...
02-03-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By Toespeas

sram force bb30 loose on NDS at bolt

I NEED your thoughts on this VVVVVVVV

OLD STYLE sram force flared cranks for a bb30 , devolved a bit of play , swapped in some fsa goss no play SOLID , looks like the FORCE cranks are loose at the...
02-03-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,026
Posted By Toespeas

walmart sells 700c in 25mm to 32mm and then the...

walmart sells 700c in 25mm to 32mm and then the larger size of 32mm to 48mm i think , i think you might have bough the bigger size or someone put them back in the wrong box , on amazon i like the...
02-03-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,414
Posted By Toespeas

i would say maybe some kind of wax , id start by...

i would say maybe some kind of wax , id start by wiping with baby wipes and palmers shea butter , or coconut oil , i know when i get irritation i just clean with soap and moisturize with shea butter...
02-03-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By Toespeas

i doubt any tape will help but 3m makes some...

i doubt any tape will help but 3m makes some clear tape i use it , doesn't really work but i ride my cx bike on mtb trails so it probably would work better if i just races it or road on cx courses ,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Toespeas

Speedplay Ultra Light Action Cleats are...

Speedplay Ultra Light Action Cleats are compatible with Speedplay Ultra Light Action pedals ONLY. They will not work with any other style of Speedplay pedals.Ultra Light Action Walkable Cleats –...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By Toespeas

Id just ask why you would want to do 300 miles on...

Id just ask why you would want to do 300 miles on inefficient tires in one ride , if you are only doing 10 miles of gravel , i know people that have done huge rides on grav majority , but if its 10...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-03-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,108
Posted By Toespeas

hmmmm maybe ask hambini LOLOL haven't seen his...

hmmmm maybe ask hambini LOLOL haven't seen his videos in a while tho , but if you skip through them he goes over how to make sure its round and true !

but if you could find a used bb and mark it...
02-03-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 868
Posted By Toespeas

impossible to answer , mostly , pro riders size...

impossible to answer , mostly , pro riders size down and train to take the pain , your body measurements would be the best way to tell , can you test fit the bike at the shop or the seller , if you...
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