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Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20,167
Views: 4,525,590
Posted By ARPRINCE

Replaced my CAAD BB30 bearings. ...

Replaced my CAAD BB30 bearings.


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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 643
Posted By ARPRINCE

Spurcycle comes with 2 band sizes to fit almost...

Spurcycle comes with 2 band sizes to fit almost wherever but I mount mine on the handlebar grip.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By ARPRINCE

I have a S-WORKS POWER and POWER EXPERT. I don't...

I have a S-WORKS POWER and POWER EXPERT. I don't think I would be going back to a normal nose length saddle. Easy to slide in and out, no hang ups. As a matter of fact, I'm been looking to get new...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-10-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By ARPRINCE

I have not decided yet. Been checking some other...

I have not decided yet. Been checking some other folding brands but they don't tickle my fancy. I read through some of the breaking issues as well (good to know).
My preference is 1x so still...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,039
Posted By ARPRINCE

They probably wont replace that with the...

They probably wont replace that with the chafing. The lost elasticity they will replace. I had the lower part/grippers of my elite bibs lose elasticity. 2 of them they replaced and I used it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-04-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By ARPRINCE

Thanks all. Just checking bec both my road bikes...

Thanks all. Just checking bec both my road bikes I bought from 2 different LBS and was discounted 10-12% when I ordered. So would be great if that would be the case.

Im not really after how...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By ARPRINCE

Buying a folding bike at a LBS

I'm really interested on getting a folding bike (non-electric). Is there a price difference/discount compared to getting it online? If yes, what would a typical discount be? Looking to get a TERN...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20,167
Views: 4,525,590
Posted By ARPRINCE

Anodized headset spacer (5mm). ...

Anodized headset spacer (5mm).

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 434
Posted By ARPRINCE

Looks like the Synapse is a 2017 Model MSRP 1570....

Looks like the Synapse is a 2017 Model MSRP 1570. Yup, somewhat over priced but looks relatively unused (on the picture)
https://www.rei.com/product/892482/cannondale-synapse-al-disc-105-bike-2017
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,174
Posted By ARPRINCE

I had my SYNAPSE for a couple of years before I...

I had my SYNAPSE for a couple of years before I got my CAAD (same size). The CAAD was killing my neck unit I got used to it. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By ARPRINCE

I would get a 6gallon porter-cable compressor...

I would get a 6gallon porter-cable compressor (on-sale at HD for $99 right now). Then buy the air hose and tire pressure gauge at Amazon. You are looking at maybe $150ish in total expense. You can...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,231
Posted By ARPRINCE

You will have better luck if you "Bring More...

You will have better luck if you "Bring More Cash"! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,904
Posted By ARPRINCE

Well BMC stands for Bring More Cash so that fits...

Well BMC stands for Bring More Cash so that fits their recommendation. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 20,167
Views: 4,525,590
Posted By ARPRINCE

Jersey Pocket Essential Case

I use my Jersey pockets to carry tools, spares etc. I have 2 GCNs, and 1 Rapha small case. Wanted them all to be the same size, longer/larger and waterproof (like Rapha) so I got the next best thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,661
Posted By ARPRINCE

I agree and reason why I bought one as well! LTD...

I agree and reason why I bought one as well! LTD 40cm 199gm.

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By ARPRINCE

Had mine since 2018. Tried different brake pads...

Had mine since 2018. Tried different brake pads but Shimano was less noisy. HED says that the noise will go away after a few weeks of use but the squeal/noise never went away. lol

Breaking was a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 20,167
Views: 4,525,590
Posted By ARPRINCE

During the 80's when I used to ride a BMX, my...

During the 80's when I used to ride a BMX, my friend had this type of a pedal with pins by Shimano. It was great to use because it digs in on your Vans sneakers but he used to ride with just shorts....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By ARPRINCE

Wow...that one is really nice. I will most likely...

Wow...that one is really nice. I will most likely get one of them or the bike as well because I'm in the market to get one for the wifey!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,498
Posted By ARPRINCE

How about this pix and use the pattern? ...

How about this pix and use the pattern?

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So it looks like this way (based on...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,023
Posted By ARPRINCE

If I had the funds, I would get the new wheels,...

If I had the funds, I would get the new wheels, sell the stock at craigslist (better returns bec it is good as new) and enjoy the ride of the best bike I ever had to date. But that's just me!

Some...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,813
Posted By ARPRINCE

Very nice!!!! I love the color (blue)..... Red on...

Very nice!!!! I love the color (blue)..... Red on the wheels throws off the color scheme though. I wonder if you can remove the sticker labels on them.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,853
Posted By ARPRINCE

It looks like they have a 25% off on Black...

It looks like they have a 25% off on Black Friday. Wanted to get one for awhile now so very tempting!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By ARPRINCE

How can you even explain this?

Can't believe someone will use this to pump air to his bike. :foo:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,284
Posted By ARPRINCE

Most likely QUARQ since SRAM owns that brand.

Most likely QUARQ since SRAM owns that brand.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20,167
Views: 4,525,590
Posted By ARPRINCE

I upgraded my STIX ELITE (62 lumens) taillight...

I upgraded my STIX ELITE (62 lumens) taillight with the STIX ELITE 2 (100 lumens) version.

Original will now be mounted on my Jersey.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20,167
Views: 4,525,590
Posted By ARPRINCE

For my Black S2. ...

For my Black S2.
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Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20,167
Views: 4,525,590
Posted By ARPRINCE

Another 100% S2 in TACT BLACK ...

Another 100% S2 in TACT BLACK
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By ARPRINCE

OK then so it is half criminal. :D

OK then so it is half criminal. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By ARPRINCE

Out of curiosity, how much was it?

Out of curiosity, how much was it?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By ARPRINCE

OP Danny bought it already and they probably had...

OP Danny bought it already and they probably had 1 in stock. ;)

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20,167
Views: 4,525,590
Posted By ARPRINCE

Smith Reverb and 100Percent S2 :thumb: ...

Smith Reverb and 100Percent S2 :thumb:

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,813
Posted By ARPRINCE

I don't have disk brakes but I have Red eTap and...

I don't have disk brakes but I have Red eTap and a Mechanical Ultegra 8000. So yeah, I'm sold on electronic shifting.

If ever I'm going to get a new bike, I'd probably get this one -->...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By ARPRINCE

Definitely 2005. Not sure if a triple cost more...

Definitely 2005. Not sure if a triple cost more than a double (what you have).

https://vintagecannondale.com/year/2005/2005.pdf (page 58)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By ARPRINCE

Maybe....https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/value-gui...

Maybe....https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/value-guide/product/10262/

Price is just a guide though.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,834
Posted By ARPRINCE

lol...they are loud indeed. When riding on MUPs,...

lol...they are loud indeed. When riding on MUPs, I don't need a bell.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,645
Posted By ARPRINCE

TIP: Shift to low gear on the stops until you get...

TIP: Shift to low gear on the stops until you get used to it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-12-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By ARPRINCE

I agree on the $ part but it's kind of a personal...

I agree on the $ part but it's kind of a personal project I want to do however crazy it may sound. :D

Thanks.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-12-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By ARPRINCE

Tune-up bike

So I have this generic folding bike https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00192QB4W/?tag=komponelektr-20
that I want to tune up/overhaul and repaint:

Any info on below would be highly appreciated:

[1]...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,201
Posted By ARPRINCE

I'm a lone ranger when riding but I carry one on...

I'm a lone ranger when riding but I carry one on my jersey bag packet. Just in case I need to use one.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,605
Posted By ARPRINCE

Tried this for half a season on both my bikes...

Tried this for half a season on both my bikes (eTap , mech Ultegra). It's cleaner for sure but I can't stand the squeaking drive train. It just doesn't run as smooth as well, IMHO. I switched back to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By ARPRINCE

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Well I think the 130 is small (comparing it to my 520 - not shown).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By ARPRINCE

yolo!

yolo!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,564
Posted By ARPRINCE

Just wondering what was the extent of his...

Just wondering what was the extent of his injuries. The bike doesn't look to have a huge damage on the video...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,415
Posted By ARPRINCE

Use 641 instead of 638 Loctite 638 :...

Use 641 instead of 638

Loctite 638 : Retaining Compound high strength. General purpose. Fast curing.
Loctite 641 : The product cures when confined in the absence of air between close-fitting...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,295
Posted By ARPRINCE

I have a good experience with the Jagwire cables...

I have a good experience with the Jagwire cables (elite link). It had smoother cable pull feel overall compared to the shimano cables it replaced. I would buy the same if ever I need to replace them....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,910
Posted By ARPRINCE

The only time I had a neck pain (nape area) is...

The only time I had a neck pain (nape area) is when I got my CAAD (racing geometry). Prior to that, I was riding a SYNAPSE (more relaxed geometry). Eventually, after a few more rides, it went away.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,368
Posted By ARPRINCE

I don't like the faded color, so retro IMHO. I...

I don't like the faded color, so retro IMHO. I dig the bike though so I'll check Spec website right now. :thumb:
03-01-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By ARPRINCE

Yes it's not really that bad although I have it...

Yes it's not really that bad although I have it on both sides. If I can clean it out, it would be great. Hence, my post.
03-01-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By ARPRINCE

I have to add that I have 3 other Giro road...

I have to add that I have 3 other Giro road helmets and all of them have the clear finish. The stain only affects the matte black and looks like it is related to the finish.
03-01-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By ARPRINCE

Remove sunblock stains in helmet?

I have a Giro helmet in matte black. I can’t seem to remove sunblock (copper tone sport spray) stains/smudges from it.

i have used dishwasher detergent, simple green, mr clean pads.

Any ideas I...
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