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Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-18, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,251
Posted By stockae92

My issue with the Garmin is the wrist based oHR...

My issue with the Garmin is the wrist based oHR sensor. If you put it on the handle bar, you lose the HR data. If you put it on your wrist, its just hard to read.

What I have is the Fexni 3 on the...
05-07-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,958
Posted By stockae92

Bicyclist Injured After Striking Deer on Glendora Mountain Road

Bicyclist Injured After Striking Deer on Glendora Mountain Road :(

Hope the guy is ok.

Bicyclist Injured After Striking Deer on Glendora Mountain Road...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-18, 04:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,905
Posted By stockae92

I stop weighting it about it when under 7.7kg...

I stop weighting it about it when under 7.7kg with pedal, cage, ready to ride. cause i think that's "light enough"

but adding lights and computer will easily add 400-600g back

i put my tools...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,612
Posted By stockae92

I supposed in the extreme case, the front tires...

I supposed in the extreme case, the front tires is a big 28mm (i.e. GP4K 2) and it might change the angle by just a little. But I don't think it would be enough to mess up the handling.
03-07-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By stockae92

Nice! I always like the idea of the SL for its...

Nice! I always like the idea of the SL for its simplicity :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-18, 05:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,421
Posted By stockae92

If the goal is to get her comfortable with...

If the goal is to get her comfortable with clippless, I would get the cheapest SPD pedals you can find, used in good working order would be good. Get the dual sided ones instead of the single...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By stockae92

ohhhhhhh

ohhhhhhh
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-18, 04:35 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 48,090
Posted By stockae92

still cheaper than Canonodale lefty shock on...

still cheaper than Canonodale lefty shock on slate?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-18, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By stockae92

those are 2 very different bikes. I assume the...

those are 2 very different bikes. I assume the Roubaix would be more comfortable even though its alloy name. But the Transonic would be more aero.

I thought pick if you ride up hill more? or is...
01-16-18, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,396
Posted By stockae92

I was thinking about the same thing about the...

I was thinking about the same thing about the Apex slate, wishing it has a carbon lefty. (actually, is there a carbon lefty ever? how about those Fatboys?)

Otherwise, I am sorta tempted with the...
01-16-18, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By stockae92

Lowering intensity to complete a work out or bail in the mid of 2nd block?

For example in something like 2 x 20 min @ FTP training. When your legs gets so tired during the first 20 min block that you basically know you will not be able to complete the next 20 min block, do...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 966
Posted By stockae92

i haven't heard any negative review on Nashbar CF...

i haven't heard any negative review on Nashbar CF frame, except from people that has to have brand name printed on the frame.

I was seriously considering the Nashbar CF road bike with Ultegra 11sp...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-18, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,036
Posted By stockae92

it may do ok with smooth gravel road. but i...

it may do ok with smooth gravel road. but i wouldn't do it if its anything more.

there are sub $1k 29er hardtail MTB that can handle rough trail a lot better
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-18, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By stockae92

depends on your budget, i would consider saving a...

depends on your budget, i would consider saving a little more for a (new) used bike with 11 speed. maybe something like a older CAAD 10 with shimano 105 11sp?

i would prefer to spend money on item...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-17, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By stockae92

they are just making too real ... (middle...

they are just making too real ...

(middle age dad with 2 kids, so I am either losing my hair, pulling my hair out dealing with the kids, or both :D )
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-17, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By stockae92

you need something like this (photo borrow...

you need something like this

(photo borrow from the web)...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-17, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,285
Posted By stockae92

That's good to know. I can't say I have not been...

That's good to know. I can't say I have not been tempted seeing those Legend SL year end close out ... LOL
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-17, 04:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,143
Posted By stockae92

I ride a pair of KCNC titanium skewers are so far...

I ride a pair of KCNC titanium skewers are so far so good. no problem with locking the wheels down.

There are internal cams (Dura Ace), and external cams (KCNC). People would say internal cams are...
12-15-17, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By stockae92

First, check the cogs and make sure they are...

First, check the cogs and make sure they are installed in the correct orientation.

There are rams that aid shifting. If they are installed backward, the chain won't stop skipping (i.e. trying to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-17, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,790
Posted By stockae92

I am sure they would void the warranty if you...

I am sure they would void the warranty if you mention you were on a trainer riding out of saddle trying to put out 1200W. :)

But if it happened "on the road", then they would cover it. I am just...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-17, 04:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,800
Posted By stockae92

i have been using SRAM for 3 years, and was using...

i have been using SRAM for 3 years, and was using Shimano piror to that.

It took me a ride or 2 to get the hang of it, otherwise it has been working good.

One thing is that shifting is loud....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-17, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,396
Posted By stockae92

Oh right, the QR itself matters too. I have...

Oh right, the QR itself matters too. I have separate wheel for trainer and I have using their supplied SS QR since day one.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-17, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,638
Posted By stockae92

For that price, I want a hidden motor inside the...

For that price, I want a hidden motor inside the jockey wheels ... :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-17, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,396
Posted By stockae92

On the trainer, the big red quick release, the...

On the trainer, the big red quick release, the metal part that attach to the rear QR of your bike, can be turned to lengthen or shorten it for a good fit.

for tire PSI, you can just go with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-17, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,395
Posted By stockae92

I got a set of these front and back as well. They...

I got a set of these front and back as well. They are great for the size and weight.

I have a separate set of brighter lights for after sunset.

Bonus: I wear the Kong on my finger for my night...
09-29-17, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By stockae92

I read it from time to time, but I don't keep...

I read it from time to time, but I don't keep track of it during running. And here's the run dynamic explained.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUqQzGuB-KI
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 01:06 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 22,803
Posted By stockae92

Just wondering, what are you going to replace...

Just wondering, what are you going to replace your frame with? Even if Deng Fu replace the frame under warranty, would you build the bike up and ride it?

I am glad that you kept the rubber side...
09-08-17, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By stockae92

I can see your hidden motor! And I tell y'all...

I can see your hidden motor! And I tell y'all disc brake on bikes is the future. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-17, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By stockae92

+1 and that's where I got mine. and read...

+1 and that's where I got mine.

and read this site :)

https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-17, 04:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,989
Posted By stockae92

I do that too, we need to a ziploc bag support...

I do that too, we need to a ziploc bag support group :)

I actually put my spare tube, levers, tools, quick link in a ziploc bag, and only put on the saddle bag if I am doing a longer ride and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-17, 06:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,922
Posted By stockae92

I don't really get the issue, maybe somebody can...

I don't really get the issue, maybe somebody can explain that to me if its the otherwise.

Its about the gear ratio, not just if your crank ring

e.g

front 50 x rear 18 = 2.78
front 39 x...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-17, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,297
Posted By stockae92

Your wife will run support??? Does she has a...

Your wife will run support??? Does she has a sister?

My wife wouldn't be amused about the idea though :D

(Support? She would have just left me up in the mountain and let other people / wild...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-17, 11:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,626
Posted By stockae92

(1) Look ahead, (2) Keep the rubber side down,...

(1) Look ahead,
(2) Keep the rubber side down, and keep looking for things ahead that would be the otherwise,
(3) Man, the other guys are descending a lot quicker ...
(4) Must be the bikes, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-17, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,136
Posted By stockae92

I think Garmin is telling you the gradient you...

I think Garmin is telling you the gradient you "rode", not the gradient that you are at. you have to travel a certain distance, then the Garmin will be able to tell you the gradient you rode maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-17, 06:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,023
Posted By stockae92

Get EE brakes or get a frame with integrated...

Get EE brakes

or get a frame with integrated brakes from Look, Trek, Specialized, etc :)
08-18-17, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,386
Posted By stockae92

OK, I admit, I don't dismount. I stay on the...

OK, I admit, I don't dismount. I stay on the bike, but slow waaaaaaaay down and just roll through those sections.

I do occasionally dismount if there is a big group crossing, especially with young...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-17, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By stockae92

Get the bike rack, easy transportation means more...

Get the bike rack, easy transportation means more riding to be done :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-17, 01:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,795
Posted By stockae92

So aero bike starts above $5k? That's a rich...

So aero bike starts above $5k? That's a rich man's game? :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-17, 01:17 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 16,837
Posted By stockae92

When getting passed by the ladies, I usually just...

When getting passed by the ladies, I usually just follow ... for miles and miles :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-17, 01:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,579
Posted By stockae92

Nice, but its all about the bike :D (at...

Nice, but its all about the bike :D

(at least for my case :p )
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-17, 12:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,094
Posted By stockae92

Well, if you buy the latest and greatest, you...

Well, if you buy the latest and greatest, you will be out more money. Depends on how you are going to wear / use it, you may or may not benefit from the extra money you spent.

And this is always...
08-09-17, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,386
Posted By stockae92

I hear ya

I hear ya
08-09-17, 11:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,386
Posted By stockae92

Rolling hill, PV, up the hills :) Maybe Palo...

Rolling hill, PV, up the hills :)

Maybe Palo Verdes Dr N if you are comfortable with riding with cars next to you? but otherwise, there isn't really a dedicated bike path that you can ride for...
08-09-17, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,045
Posted By stockae92

I think direct drive is better, and they are of...

I think direct drive is better, and they are of high price as well. I have a Tacx Flux that lasted 45min (yes, that's minutes), and now I have a Elite Qubo Digital Smart B+ Trainer for about 1/2 yr...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-17, 12:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,141
Posted By stockae92

The correct link:...

The correct link: https://www.competitivecyclist.com/pinarello-gan-105-complete-road-bike-2016

Great price for the bike. Losing a pound of so should be easy on this one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-17, 12:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,735
Posted By stockae92

Does Favero Assiomas affect the Q factor from...

Does Favero Assiomas affect the Q factor from "regular" pedals?

The weight seems right at 150g per pedal (which is lighter than P1 I believe)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-17, 11:50 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,386
Posted By stockae92

I have 53/39 crank, and I only used 11T if I...

I have 53/39 crank, and I only used 11T if I cross chain from 39T or on the trainer. :)

I could live without it for sure. I much prefer 12T or 13T and with closer spacing all the way to 30T or 32T.
07-25-17, 03:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,774
Posted By stockae92

True that on tubeless. It is better. It's...

True that on tubeless. It is better. It's lighter, it will "heal itself" (with the sealant inside), you can run lower pressure for more traction. If I have the time to do it, I would definitely go...
07-25-17, 03:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,774
Posted By stockae92

I did my "first MTB in 20 years" like a year ago....

I did my "first MTB in 20 years" like a year ago. My conclusion, for my riding style, is carbon fiber hardtail 29er, 2.25" to 2.3" tires, SLX or XT 1X drivetrain with 32T front 42T back, 100mm -...
07-24-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By stockae92

I have Schwalbe Racing Ralph 2.25 front and back....

I have Schwalbe Racing Ralph 2.25 front and back. They works quite well for my application, which is XC, on a carbon HT 29er.

I think mine are the "lower trim level" ones, I bought them at price...
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