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Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-16, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By Hoonigan

Another question about "custom" cassettes, since...

Another question about "custom" cassettes, since I've seen both answers from various sources.

I have an Ultegra equipped bike with an 11-28 cassette. Can I replace the 28 with a 32 and keep the...
06-29-16, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By Hoonigan

Brand new 2016 Giant Defy 1 Advanced Ultegra for...

Brand new 2016 Giant Defy 1 Advanced Ultegra for $1500.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-16, 05:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,167
Posted By Hoonigan

Try to go to a competent chiropractor. I crashed...

Try to go to a competent chiropractor. I crashed and went the next day and I had no more soreness two days after the crash. You'll be amazed at how important the spine is to healing.
06-22-16, 01:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,089
Posted By Hoonigan

Try GU or other brands. Their flavored aren't bad...

Try GU or other brands. Their flavored aren't bad and they make a variety of different products.
06-22-16, 12:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,785
Posted By Hoonigan

I ride a defy 1. I'm about 5'10" with a 30"...

I ride a defy 1. I'm about 5'10" with a 30" inseam. The medium is very comfortable but the top tube is super short to me. All in all I love the bike though and I'm actually selling my carbon bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-16, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 634
Posted By Hoonigan

Moral of the story- no rest, suck it up buttercup.

Moral of the story- no rest, suck it up buttercup.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-16, 04:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,159
Posted By Hoonigan

My 520 lasts a long time with the max amount of...

My 520 lasts a long time with the max amount of data displaying, 3 Bluetooth sensors, and live tracking. I've never really payed attention to exactly how long but I think it would last about 10+...
06-08-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,275
Posted By Hoonigan

Bike fit, are the wheels true, how often he...

Bike fit, are the wheels true, how often he maintained it, etc. Ride it around and see if there are any glaring issues. Check welds.
06-02-16, 09:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,352
Posted By Hoonigan

What does it matter? If he doctors his rides he...

What does it matter? If he doctors his rides he is the one with issues and he will have to live with that. You obviously know you were out front the whole time. Just ride for you and do your best....
06-01-16, 12:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Hoonigan

Interesting point. I bought them both from...

Interesting point. I bought them both from performance bike. They're Michelin pro 4 endurance.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-16, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,955
Posted By Hoonigan

I'm 5'10" wi a 30 inseam and I ride a medium...

I'm 5'10" wi a 30 inseam and I ride a medium defy. It's fairly upright but super comfortable for me. It's a great bike.
05-29-16, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By Hoonigan

Wait, you had two flat tires and just went and...

Wait, you had two flat tires and just went and rode anyways?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-16, 03:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,935
Posted By Hoonigan

The Giant Defy series is awesome and should be in...

The Giant Defy series is awesome and should be in that price range. I love mine. It's light, handles well, comfortable geometry, and it's been super reliable.
05-27-16, 03:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Hoonigan

Just above where the logo stops the white mark....

Just above where the logo stops the white mark. It's more visible in person, the crappy photo doesn't really do it justice.
05-27-16, 03:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Hoonigan

I ride from home and back to home. My bike is...

I ride from home and back to home. My bike is seldom transported and either goes in my hatch or suv. They just lean against a wall for "storage."
05-27-16, 01:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Hoonigan

Good to know. I've always ran high psi in all my...

Good to know. I've always ran high psi in all my tires. I don't have issues with flats often. But it's just within the last month that the stock tires on my bike had this issue and I replaced them,...
05-27-16, 01:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Hoonigan

Yea he white is the split. It looks like it's...

Yea he white is the split. It looks like it's just the black rubber that is split and the inside is intact. It is right in the middle with id say 25% of the sidewall between the edge and the bead.
05-27-16, 10:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Hoonigan

Thanks everyone for the replies. I guess it may...

Thanks everyone for the replies. I guess it may be too much psi and possible some rocks or other object hitting the tire during a ride.

Does something like that warrant a tire change? If I keep...
05-27-16, 10:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Hoonigan

Thats kind of of what I was thinking. There are a...

Thats kind of of what I was thinking. There are a lot of areas where the asphalt stops half way into the bike lane creating an edge.
05-27-16, 10:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Hoonigan

25mm tire. About 105psi. ~200.

25mm tire. About 105psi. ~200.
05-27-16, 10:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Hoonigan

523840 Here is is a photo. You can see it...

523840


Here is is a photo. You can see it just to the right of the logo. In the middle of the sidewall.
05-26-16, 10:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Hoonigan

I don't have a photo. But I check for pad...

I don't have a photo. But I check for pad clearance before every ride. The split usually happens in the middle of the sidewall, meaning there is space between the bottom of the split and the rim. And...
05-26-16, 06:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Hoonigan

For what it's worth I've never had this issue...

For what it's worth I've never had this issue before and I don't currently have this issue on my other bikes. I've been running the same psi for years over several different brands/sizes/types of...
05-26-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Hoonigan

Tires are really bothering me....

So I've tried two different brands (Michelin and Giant) of tires on my Defy. I keep having issues with the rear sidewall splitting. I run them under the highest rated PSI and check the pressure...
05-26-16, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By Hoonigan

It really depends on whether you're going to be...

It really depends on whether you're going to be putting the hammer down and challenging yourself and riding regularly, or if you want to putt around and have a plush and comfortable ride.
05-26-16, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By Hoonigan

I say a Giant Defy. The lowest end I honk is...

I say a Giant Defy. The lowest end I honk is around $500. Super comfortable geometry. Lots of room to grow.
05-26-16, 10:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,940
Posted By Hoonigan

I've seen several wal mart bike brands win forks...

I've seen several wal mart bike brands win forks backwards. Mostly on the local college campus. Kids just riding them around not knowing any better. I always get a good laugh out of it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-16, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,106
Posted By Hoonigan

I have a defy 1 and I love it. I've seen the...

I have a defy 1 and I love it. I've seen the sirrus and it is also a super nice bike as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-16, 01:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 22,987
Posted By Hoonigan

S-Works Evade.

S-Works Evade.
05-18-16, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 952
Posted By Hoonigan

If it wasn't on Strava does it even count bro? ...

If it wasn't on Strava does it even count bro?

Jk. Nice ride, congrats!
05-15-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,649
Posted By Hoonigan

What an awesome stage! I was lucky enough to snag...

What an awesome stage! I was lucky enough to snag a thrown bottle on the climb up fletcher parkway.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-16, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By Hoonigan

I have a Defy 1 and it is super comfortable for...

I have a Defy 1 and it is super comfortable for longer rides. I actually prefer it over my carbon fiber bike. I'm actually selling my carbon bike to get another Giant, probably similar to the one you...
05-11-16, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By Hoonigan

BRB pledging $1000 for socks and jerseys.

BRB pledging $1000 for socks and jerseys.
05-10-16, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By Hoonigan

Ive recently switched to Speedplay light action...

Ive recently switched to Speedplay light action and they are amazing. Super easy engagement and disengagement with virtually no learning curve. They are fantastic and have eliminated the stiffness in...
05-07-16, 02:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,498
Posted By Hoonigan

Pall my sensors are the Garmin ones. I got the...

Pall my sensors are the Garmin ones. I got the 520 package on sale. I use the speed, cadence, and heart rate monitor. They automatically connect every ride as soon as the device turns on. I haven't...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,726
Posted By Hoonigan

I buy them wherever they're on sale. Pearl Izumi...

I buy them wherever they're on sale. Pearl Izumi outlets, Voler sale section, performance bike sales, REI, etc. I've learned never to pay full price for anything. There's always a sale somewhere.
05-07-16, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,254
Posted By Hoonigan

I have a 520 that is awesome. I don't have a...

I have a 520 that is awesome. I don't have a power meter but I have several other sensors that have reliably connected for the past six months. I've had zero issues. The unit itself is user friendly...
05-07-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,498
Posted By Hoonigan

I have a 520 that I love. Zero issues so far and...

I have a 520 that I love. Zero issues so far and tons of features packed into a small device.
05-07-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,917
Posted By Hoonigan

I second this. San Diego roads are horrible....

I second this. San Diego roads are horrible. Especially in east county.
05-06-16, 05:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,625
Posted By Hoonigan

Maybe give us a small idea of what it is and we...

Maybe give us a small idea of what it is and we can help guide you better. But an investor or partner or someone to fund it is probably your best bet. Or a Kickstarter type funding deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-16, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,156
Posted By Hoonigan

520172 Heres my M3. Shimano 105 equipped....

520172


Heres my M3. Shimano 105 equipped. Fizik saddle and Easton bars. Actually thinking about selling. I've put about 400 miles on it and I rode my Defy again and fell in love. The Litespeed...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-16, 05:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,213
Posted By Hoonigan

I will sit for 90% of climbing I'd say. The "sit...

I will sit for 90% of climbing I'd say. The "sit and spin" seems to be the "easiest" and "most efficient" way of getting up hills. However, I will usually shift to a harder gear and stand for a bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-16, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By Hoonigan

Kudos! Keep up the good work!

Kudos! Keep up the good work!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-16, 09:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,439
Posted By Hoonigan

I stick with Niterider. They're local and...

I stick with Niterider. They're local and customer service has been top notch. With that said I always ride with one or two tail lights day or night. I usually only use a headlight at night, which is...
04-30-16, 08:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,700
Posted By Hoonigan

I've never had this issue? Get a size smaller...

I've never had this issue? Get a size smaller maybe? I've been using the same Pearl Izumi arm and leg warmers for years and they haven't stretched and never fall down. And they don't even have a...
04-27-16, 10:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,262
Posted By Hoonigan

I second the Speedplay pedals. They're really...

I second the Speedplay pedals. They're really easy to get in and out of. The float is nice. You can buy rubber covers for them if you walk around a lot.
04-26-16, 10:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,298
Posted By Hoonigan

Global Cycling Network (GCN) on YouTube. Also...

Global Cycling Network (GCN) on YouTube. Also find YouTube reviews on tons of products before you buy.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-16, 12:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,693
Posted By Hoonigan

I have a Garmin chest strap. I haven't had any...

I have a Garmin chest strap. I haven't had any connection issues or any problems at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-16, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By Hoonigan

I just installed them and had no issue. Did you...

I just installed them and had no issue. Did you use the three hole adapter base and are screwing it into that? Or do you have four hole cleats?
04-23-16, 09:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 20,702
Posted By Hoonigan

Magna. Or POS.

Magna. Or POS.
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