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Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,793
Posted By Ti473

This was my experience with a rear blow out, if...

This was my experience with a rear blow out, if you watch it in slow motion you can see clearly what happened.
I pedal striked which caused the tire to lift up, lose traction and slide. When it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 563
Posted By Ti473

Also, for comfort, get something you can put...

Also, for comfort, get something you can put risers on. Even an inch or so goes a long way and you'll still be way more aero then being on the hoods or drops. All the ones I mentioned have optional...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 563
Posted By Ti473

I agree with some of the previous posts that...

I agree with some of the previous posts that short extensions aren't very comfortable, at least for extended periods of time. I guess it depends what your goals are and how much time you plan on...
10-18-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 624
Posted By Ti473

:crash: Dude... it's not like they knock off or...

:crash: Dude... it's not like they knock off or steal the other brand's design. They contract certain brands to manufacture parts for them. Crankbrother makes money for every one of those Bontrager...
10-18-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 624
Posted By Ti473

I second that. I used ergon in the past and...

I second that. I used ergon in the past and recently switched to SQ-lab 710's and really like them
10-04-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By Ti473

SRAM caliper 22/AXS compatibility

Hello,
I am building a Tarmac SL6 with a set of Red 22 levers I had laying around, but just found out that for the rear, the post mount caliper (w/ adapter) that was with it won't clear the frame,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Ti473

New Ultegra r8150/8170?

Not sure if this is new news or not, but i was in my spam box and just saw this... I was like "wait, did i miss the launch of 24sp Ultegra somehow??". But it doesn't appear they have announced...
08-07-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Ti473

It quit working a month ago actually, and it's...

It quit working a month ago actually, and it's been in plenty of warm places since, still no readings.
08-07-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Ti473

Quarq D-Zero power meters, can they be sent in for repair?

Hello all,
I got a 5-bolt d-zero that took a poop. I tried all the end-user doable troubleshooting to no avail. I bought it used so the warranty route is not an option, but I was wondering if you...
05-28-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Ti473

yeah I think 292 seems good, I don't know why...

yeah I think 292 seems good, I don't know why sapim's calculator is so off...
Are washers recommended? and should I add anything for them? This is on a Carbon Crest CB7, they don't mention anything...
05-28-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Ti473

Wheel building question

Hello Folks,
I am sourcing out parts for a rear wheel build, and I am pretty confused about the length of the spokes that I need. I used several spoke calculators and they all spit out different...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,947
Posted By Ti473

Well, say what you will, but Wahoo just revised...

Well, say what you will, but Wahoo just revised the buttons on the new Bolt from concave to convex, so there must be a reason. They worked fine on the original Bolt actually with a decent clicky feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,947
Posted By Ti473

I have owned a Garmin 520, a bolt (still have it)...

I have owned a Garmin 520, a bolt (still have it) and now the Roam.

The Roam is a great unit, very stable. Only had it do a weird reboot on me once on a long ride and didn't lose any data.
The...
05-21-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Ti473

I was fully prepared to eat crow and apologize if...

I was fully prepared to eat crow and apologize if I sounded like an arrogant prick (sorry, I tend to be cranky when I have bike issues, no pun intended), but I apologize regardless if I came off that...
05-20-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Ti473

That's the new Rival AXS power meter which is the...

That's the new Rival AXS power meter which is the only one to use AAA and it's not a DZero.
The battery is a new lithium CR2032 and it shows in good levels both on the head unit (Wahoo Roam) and on...
05-20-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Ti473

Thanks for trying to help, but did you read my...

Thanks for trying to help, but did you read my post?
And if you are suggesting AAA batteries for a quarq power meter, you may not be familiar with one at all. They use coin cell batteries aka cr 2032
05-20-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Ti473

Quarq Dzero Powermeter issue

Are they named after their readings? because that's what I'm getting.

Ok let me present all the facts:

I bought this power meter used. It's an 8 bolt and came on a set of aluminum quarq cranks....
05-03-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 318,113
Posted By Ti473

Thanks! Yes it's a tailfin, the main arch is...

Thanks!
Yes it's a tailfin, the main arch is carbon, the horizontal support is aluminum, but they make it in carbon as well (also they make the arch in aluminum). It is very well engineered and...
05-03-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 318,113
Posted By Ti473

Little loop I just did from Winona, WI to...

Little loop I just did from Winona, WI to Dubuque, IA and back
...
05-03-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,498
Posted By Ti473

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeK1E1HaMdY&ab_cha...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeK1E1HaMdY&ab_channel=Metallica-Topic
05-03-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Ti473

Why are top caps tapered?

I was looking in my small parts bin and noticed that a lot of headset top caps have that conical shape on the bottom side.
I find it kind of annoying as you have to leave extra gap between the top...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,978
Posted By Ti473

Exit level ...:roflmao::roflmao: ​​​ That's...

Exit level ...:roflmao::roflmao:

​​​ That's the funniest thing I've read, I'm stealing this one... Sorry not sorry
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,978
Posted By Ti473

Geez, you certainly aren't doing yourself any...

Geez, you certainly aren't doing yourself any favors...
04-22-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 891
Posted By Ti473

This. An eagle derailleur won't work well with a...

This. An eagle derailleur won't work well with a cassette smaller than around 40t. I hear rotor makes a 12 speed 11-39 cassette that "may" work ok with an eagle derailleur, but it's also HG. To run a...
04-22-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By Ti473

This only works on frames that are designed for...

This only works on frames that are designed for it.

For me it's worth getting one, especially if you do long miles in the middle of nowhere. You may never need it but you'll be kicking yourself in...
04-22-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By Ti473

Grease for Shimano olives

One thing that kind of annoys me is when you crush the olive on a brake line the cable always twists and it ends up binding. I've tried to counteract that by pre twisting the cable before tightening...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,926
Posted By Ti473

Also great to wipe your snot. I'm very snotty. ...

Also great to wipe your snot. I'm very snotty.
but seriously, why not wear them?
04-20-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,092
Posted By Ti473

it does not rub if you're just pedaling in a...

it does not rub if you're just pedaling in a straight line or even turning. But when you accelerate/stand and basically put some torque on the bars, it creates some flex that is enough to produce...
04-19-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,092
Posted By Ti473

The rotor is as true as it's gonna get. Not to...

The rotor is as true as it's gonna get. Not to the micron or anything but after fine tuning it, it's probably truer than they come out of the box....
04-19-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,092
Posted By Ti473

Well I'm glad we avoided the rim vs disc debate!

Well I'm glad we avoided the rim vs disc debate!
04-19-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,092
Posted By Ti473

P.S. This is on the front end only.

P.S. This is on the front end only.
04-19-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,092
Posted By Ti473

Disc Brake rubbing - help needed.

Hey folks, I got a cannondale caad 10, QR disc.
I recently upgraded from a set of mavic Ksyrium Pro disc to EVNE SES 5.6.

Without getting into the debate of rim vs disc...

With the new wheels...
04-19-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Ti473

oh and last time I asked Sram a question via...

oh and last time I asked Sram a question via email, I never heard back, so I'm turning here instead.
04-19-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Ti473

SRAM DZero power meter

Hello folks, I am looking to get one of these but per their site it states:

Compatible Crankset - Must use Quarq DZero DUB crankset and SRAM DUB bottom bracket


Any idea why you would need a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By Ti473

I would be getting the force AXS cannondale Ai...

I would be getting the force AXS cannondale Ai crankset (due to availability) and putting it on a standard BSA 68mm shell. I did find some documentation from SRAM that tells you what crankset/bottom...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By Ti473

thanks, but that doesn't really answer my...

thanks, but that doesn't really answer my question. I already knew that Ai has to do with different offset, I just want to know how the offset shift is achieved on this crankset since I will not be...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By Ti473

SRAM force AXS crankset confusion

Does anyone know what the Cannondale Ai version entail??

I cannot find any technical information on the SRAM website regarding this (or a myriad of other things...)

I understand that the Ai...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,077
Posted By Ti473

Facebook buy and sell groups/marketplace

Facebook buy and sell groups/marketplace
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,709
Posted By Ti473

So very true about warm and humid being so much...

So very true about warm and humid being so much faster!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By Ti473

And I'd post a picture but my newbie status...

And I'd post a picture but my newbie status doesn't allow me yet, need to complain a little more I guess... :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By Ti473

These hubs are branded as their own, and I...

These hubs are branded as their own, and I haven't seen anything like them around. They look very similar to their carbon version of the same hubs that were launched earlier. I'm not saying that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By Ti473

Hey Rob, Thanks for the reply. First of all I...

Hey Rob, Thanks for the reply.
First of all I have no issues that they farm out the chip cutting work, I work in the manufacturing industry (I sell CNC machines) so I know how that works, nothing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By Ti473

Hub Cap Issue

I really wanted a new bike this year, but due to the supply shortage I ended up just upgrading new fancy wheels for my current road bike.

I don't want to throw anyone under the bus, as I'm still...
03-06-18, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By Ti473

SRAM GXP crank spiders

Is there a different in offset between the spider on a GXP Force 1 crankset a Force 22?
They look the same but looks can be deceiving.

Also is the spider from a BB30 Force 1 the same as on a GXP...
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