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Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 166,475
Posted By Quiglesnbits

If you can measure the size of the spoke holes,...

If you can measure the size of the spoke holes, then you will know for sure, but ideally the tape should cover as much of the flat bottom center section of the rim as it can. Something like 14-622 is...
04-17-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 31,291
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Just got finished cleaning everything, and...

Just got finished cleaning everything, and installed a new chain with squirt lube for the first time today. I've been reading about it for a while but finally committed to getting a bike clean enough...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,183
Posted By Quiglesnbits

I think the claims are more on the scale of 1-3...

I think the claims are more on the scale of 1-3 watts saved.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,244
Posted By Quiglesnbits

SRAM seems to be forging ahead full steam with...

SRAM seems to be forging ahead full steam with trying to convince consumers that bicycles should be 10,000 dollar objects.
04-03-19, 05:18 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,729
Posted By Quiglesnbits

I eat greek yogurt almost every day, mixed with...

I eat greek yogurt almost every day, mixed with homemade granola, ground flax, chia seeds, sometimes honey, and some sort of fruit, blueberries, pomegranate, dried cranberries or cherries. I used to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 31,524
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Wavecell Helmets...

Wavecell Helmets (https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/equipment/cycling-accessories/bike-helmets/bontrager-wavecel-helmets/c/E399/)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,891
Posted By Quiglesnbits

You mean to tell me I can spend 3000 dollars on a...

You mean to tell me I can spend 3000 dollars on a pair of wheels only to have the pleasure of worrying whether certain TIRES will be destroyed by them?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 166,475
Posted By Quiglesnbits

I understand your perspective. And I understand...

I understand your perspective. And I understand to some degree the argument that some of these companies have regarding development costs in what is maybe not a huge volume industry. At the end of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 166,475
Posted By Quiglesnbits

ENVE 5.6 front disc clincher rim is 54mm deep,...

ENVE 5.6 front disc clincher rim is 54mm deep, 29mm wide, and 449 grams
LightBicycle disc clincher 56mm deep rim is 30 mm wide and 460 grams
Same rims in non-disc are 490 and 494 respectively.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-19, 02:54 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 166,475
Posted By Quiglesnbits

I don't think they did that though. If you look...

I don't think they did that though. If you look at ENVE 3.4, 4.5, 5.6 wheels, the equivalent rim depths from those wheels have a very similar cross-section to the Light Bicycle rims of equivalent...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 31,524
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Kalokohan is Tagalog for prank.

Kalokohan is Tagalog for prank.
03-06-19, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,313
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Zwift SST(Med) Question

I find this to be a challenging workout, and feel accomplished after I do it, but I have a question about 1 min, 110% section in between the two sweetspot intervals.

See Here: LINK...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 31,524
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Whatever it is, it's not UCI approved, or else...

Whatever it is, it's not UCI approved, or else we'd know about it already, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,913
Posted By Quiglesnbits

True, if you can't measure from the lower portion...

True, if you can't measure from the lower portion of the crown to the dropouts, you should be able to make a decent estimation using the information HERE...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,913
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Check out THIS (http://www.bikegeo.net) website....

Check out THIS (http://www.bikegeo.net) website. I use it to compare geometries when I'm looking at bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 894
Posted By Quiglesnbits

[/left] Do all three come with the newest...

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Do all three come with the newest version of Claris? In my opinion, a 900 dollar bike is too expensive if you're getting old Claris.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-19, 03:15 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,724
Posted By Quiglesnbits

This is where I'm at, sort of, with a healthy...

This is where I'm at, sort of, with a healthy side of "the price is BONKERS". When I look at this, I effectively see one more cog at the back, and what appears to be a more integrated ecosystem. What...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-19, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,580
Posted By Quiglesnbits

5% for wheels, 10% more for wheels from china.

5% for wheels, 10% more for wheels from china.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,121
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Just out of curiosity, has anyone seen an out...

Just out of curiosity, has anyone seen an out front mount with three spots (Garmin, Light, GoPro)?
12-13-18, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,059
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Mere Mortals Power Inspiration

It seems like the internet is full of people who jump on a trainer/bike with a power meter and have FTPs of greater than 250, W/kg of 3+, but not a ton of stories about the average person who started...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-18, 12:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,790
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Shimano themselves say that purely from a...

Shimano themselves say that purely from a performance perspective they are equal. I don't think you'll find someone to give a truly unbiased opinion but I'd guess it's true.
11-19-18, 09:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 848
Posted By Quiglesnbits

I set the rim on two short cups, and checked the...

I set the rim on two short cups, and checked the distance from the hub to the table, and then did the same on the other side. Upon further investigation, Everything loosened quite a lot. I don't know...
11-17-18, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 848
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Rear Wheel Dish After First Rides

I recently built my first rear wheel, got it all tensioned, trued, dished, and after 3-4 rides I took it off to take a look, and noticed that it has shifted a few mm toward the drive side. It is...
10-27-18, 12:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Things to know: - Dura-Ace et al are released...

Things to know:
- Dura-Ace et al are released on a roughly 4 year cycle with a new Ultegra groupset coming out the year after. (Right now, Sora is on the same year cycle as Dura-Ace)
- We are...
10-12-18, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 989
Posted By Quiglesnbits

The answer is maybe. Purely for reach, you also...

The answer is maybe. Purely for reach, you also need to consider the stack height at the headtube, and the head tube angle to truly know how the location of the bars will change. Additionally,...
08-25-18, 01:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,637
Posted By Quiglesnbits

I think in quite a few industries, it's not just...

I think in quite a few industries, it's not just the final transaction between the end user and the store that matters. There is also the question of how much margin has been applied by people in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-18, 01:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,503
Posted By Quiglesnbits

I have 28mm 4-Seasons on my bike, for the sole...

I have 28mm 4-Seasons on my bike, for the sole reason that where I live, I regularly encounter brick, cobbles, gravel, dirt, and I would miss out on a significant amount of variety, flexibility, and...
05-03-18, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Tiagra 4700 started getting delivered on 2015...

Tiagra 4700 started getting delivered on 2015 bikes. The biggest observable difference is the gear cables are fully internal instead of sticking out the sides like 4600. The 4600 crank is 5 bolt and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-18, 12:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 19,313
Posted By Quiglesnbits

For the record, including BB and chain, 105 is...

For the record, including BB and chain, 105 is approximately 350 grams (0.75 pounds) lighter than Tiagra. I don't know where that puts Sora, but I'd imagine it doesn't double the difference.

I...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-28-18, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By Quiglesnbits

water alone will never get you where you want to...

water alone will never get you where you want to be. Welding dissimilar metals is a tricky business, with lots of steps to getting a proper weld, and I'm not sure it'd be successful on metals in the...
03-11-18, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Thanks for the link, this is the bike in...

Thanks for the link, this is the bike in question: https://www.focus-bikes.com/de_de/42549-izalco-race-al-105.html

I was just sort of exploring today and it stood out to me as something that...
03-11-18, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Understanding Headset Specs

Hello,

I am on a quest to understand headset nomenclature and specs, and I ran into a frame with a Headset spec listing that has me confused.

It says "1-1/8", tapered, IS 47/33". From reading a...
02-08-18, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,373
Posted By Quiglesnbits

If the goal is simply not puncturing, I've had...

If the goal is simply not puncturing, I've had good luck with Conti GP 4 Seasons and Gatorskins, BUT I am never really super comfortable with turning on non-paved surfaces, and I won't take a corner...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-17, 11:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,548
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Thank you for all of the responses! ...

Thank you for all of the responses!



Not really. I've owned Oakley in the past. They are nice, but I guess I'm not convinced they are 10 times as nice as the cheap stuff, so I was sort of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,548
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Options for swappable lens Sunglasses

Does anyone have recommendations for sunglasses that have lenses that are easily switched, so that I can put in clear for night/bad weather and regular lenses for normal days?
08-22-17, 05:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By Quiglesnbits

It's important to remember that when adding and...

It's important to remember that when adding and subtracting from N, your ability to rationalize and/or hide the economic reality of your arithmetic is vital, and sometimes N+3-3=Jimmy Choo
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-17, 01:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Sometimes if there is an overpass or underpass of...

Sometimes if there is an overpass or underpass of a crossing road, the data gets all messed up. Just a thought.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-17, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,790
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Without concrete datapoints, I can only assume...

Without concrete datapoints, I can only assume your feelings are placebo.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-17, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By Quiglesnbits

This makes me smile, and I agree. I know way...

This makes me smile, and I agree. I know way more about the biology and chemistry of sourdough bread than I need to, and I'm working on getting there with cycling. Just remember to try not to talk...
08-17-17, 11:19 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,394
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Where I live, step one to going faster is buy an...

Where I live, step one to going faster is buy an e-bike. It doesn't have to be this way, but that's the method people choose.
08-16-17, 03:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By Quiglesnbits

To put some context behind this, 30mph is...

To put some context behind this, 30mph is equivalent to 0.5 miles/minute or 2640 feet per minute.

In an ideal world, a 46/11 ratio means notionally that every revolution of your crankset in that...
08-16-17, 01:15 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,394
Posted By Quiglesnbits

I think this is a good tangible datapoint to use....

I think this is a good tangible datapoint to use. For me personally, it helps me reflect on individual portions of a ride, and the more I do a segment, the more I am able to think back on how I...
08-15-17, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,689
Posted By Quiglesnbits

A steeper seat tube angle (closer to 90 degrees,...

A steeper seat tube angle (closer to 90 degrees, or more vertical), means that the seat will be closer to the bottom bracket, which would make effective top tube shorter without affecting reach as...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-17, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Nothing is wrong with them, and most ARE that...

Nothing is wrong with them, and most ARE that size.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-17, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Quiglesnbits

A lot of times these days they use virtual points...

A lot of times these days they use virtual points like "effective top tube" which would be the distance from the center of the head tube to the center of the seat post on a horizontal line. It could...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-17, 09:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,743
Posted By Quiglesnbits

If planning to stop with both feet down at every...

If planning to stop with both feet down at every light best hope you don't cross paths with BikeSnob and end up on his blog
08-14-17, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,689
Posted By Quiglesnbits

The CAADX looks like they've done everything...

The CAADX looks like they've done everything possible to have the top tube be as horizontal as possible, the Salsa has not tried to do that. That's where the standover difference comes from. The...
08-14-17, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Strava lets you compare rides and segments of...

Strava lets you compare rides and segments of rides to previous attempts.
08-13-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Will I notice these handlebar/saddle changes?

I feel that my bike fit is decent, I've had one done that I paid for when I first bought my proper road bike, but the more I ride, and the more I read makes me wonder a few things about my bike.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-17, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By Quiglesnbits

Those two bikes are virtually identical from a...

Those two bikes are virtually identical from a geometry and major component perspective. Ride both before you choose. One thing to find out about both is what size tires you can fit on them. If...
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