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Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 10,533
Posted By WhyFi

So you'll knowingly use a poor sealant, listen to...

So you'll knowingly use a poor sealant, listen to what you want to hear, and ignore those that tell you that they've personally experienced sealant that reliably works at 100psi on punctures that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 12,096
Posted By WhyFi

If that's what you think he was doing, then you...

If that's what you think he was doing, then you really have no sense of humor.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By WhyFi

DT Swiss tape is the best I've used. Just enough...

DT Swiss tape is the best I've used. Just enough stretch to make it easy to install cleanly, as opposed to Stan's and the like, which is more prone to wrinkling and not laying flat across the entire...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,112
Posted By Rdmonster69

I like to work on them almost as much as riding...

I like to work on them almost as much as riding them !! I was just gonna write off the tubeless idea but decided it might be pretty cool to learn and I only have to buy sealant to take a stab at it....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,112
Posted By cxwrench

Wrong. Bontrager rims don't use tubeless tape,...

Wrong. Bontrager rims don't use tubeless tape, they use a somewhat bulky plastic rim strip. If you're not tubeless it should be removed and replaced w/ either the 'normal' Bontrager rim strip or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,964
Posted By PeteHski

Did you not mean sitting higher (more upright) on...

Did you not mean sitting higher (more upright) on the 56 cm? Your saddle height will be exactly the same on both, even though there is more seatpost showing on the 54 cm. The front end of the 56 cm...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,986
Posted By BillyD

Let's steer clear of politics guys. :)

Let's steer clear of politics guys. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,714
Posted By Kimmo

And the way a shop would fix that is to bend the...

And the way a shop would fix that is to bend the hanger. If you don't have the proper tool, don't hit it, put an adjustable spanner on it. Or screw a rear axle in and nip up a locknut against it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 11,330
Posted By big john

For the next one we should include frame material...

For the next one we should include frame material and tube/tubeless for a trifecta of BF dead horses.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,325
Posted By Psimet2001

AH - there's a difference here. What is available...

AH - there's a difference here. What is available at retail to the public is different than what is available in wholesale channels. Our distributors have had little to nothing in the way of tubes...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,046
Posted By colnago62

What a super light weight bike allows a team to...

What a super light weight bike allows a team to do is add weight without it being a penalty. For example, adding a power meter or deeper section wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,046
Posted By colnago62

My guess is that the team felt this was a...

My guess is that the team felt this was a critical stage and wanted to be able to have the riders be able to give Pogacar a wheel if needed. It is much faster with quick release wheels than disc...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,020
Posted By WhyFi

People that use OS (and some other good sealants)...

People that use OS (and some other good sealants) have been saying this for years - it works on relatively bad punctures and it holds at road pressures. The ****show caused by early adopters carrying...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 12,471
Posted By WhyFi

Orange Seal.

Orange Seal.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By cxwrench

Your pressure is wayyyyyyyy too high. Moving on...

Your pressure is wayyyyyyyy too high. Moving on from that...the very first thing you should be doing when you flat is to pump up the punctured tube and find the hole. Always. First thing. When you...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,062
Posted By WhyFi

Whoa, whoa, whoa - let's pump the brakes with...

Whoa, whoa, whoa - let's pump the brakes with this lofty praise.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,375
Posted By WhyFi

The OP is a thinly veiled excuse to shake a fist...

The OP is a thinly veiled excuse to shake a fist and tell the kids (on their carbon bikes) to get off his lawn.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 12:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,375
Posted By mstateglfr

A closeout sale ultegra carbon synapse for $1500...

A closeout sale ultegra carbon synapse for $1500 would have been a steal and is a distant exception on the pricing spectrum.

Your quote is basically comparing a heavily discounted season ending...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,825
Posted By Chandne

I have use the Kuat NV, Saris Holdup (I think...

I have use the Kuat NV, Saris Holdup (I think that was the name), Thule T2, Sportworks T2, and the Kuat Sherpa. 1UPUSA trumps them all, PLUS it is all made here...Wisconsin, I think. Love that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,825
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea, the Equip D is about 150 more than the...

Yea, the Equip D is about 150 more than the original design....could not justify that and I did not care about it being black, so I just bought the silver model original and if I had gotten for 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,642
Posted By ReLLiK75

Beginner level???? I've been riding for almost...

Beginner level???? I've been riding for almost 20 years and my FTP has never gone above 218. And it's not because I'm not fit. I'm 5'11, have an average weight of 175 lbs, keep under 10% body fat,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,077
Posted By jaxgtr

Well I just said might look at them, and they...

Well I just said might look at them, and they were less than 12k. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,077
Posted By blazin

Everyone suggesting building up a bike seems to...

Everyone suggesting building up a bike seems to be unaware of how limited the supply of parts is at the moment. A lot of the reason that complete bikes are so hard to buy is not because the frames...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,018
Posted By Bah Humbug

If your FTP is 360 and you have trouble on...

If your FTP is 360 and you have trouble on rolling hills, well, that's one hell of a group!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,193
Posted By blakcloud

My bike is a 54 cm. For wire lengths I found that...

My bike is a 54 cm. For wire lengths I found that information in the Domane Manual on page 10 section 7. It has all the lengths needed. I did use the bar end junction box and the wireless module.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,885
Posted By Dan333SP

Just to update this thread for anyone who ends up...

Just to update this thread for anyone who ends up searching for covid-related information and didn't see my posts in Addiction, it turns out I developed DVT in one of my legs that is almost certainly...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,885
Posted By Dan333SP

Glad you recovered fully and quickly. I can tell...

Glad you recovered fully and quickly. I can tell you I have no comorbidities, not even close to overweight, no history of asthma or any respiratory issues, I'm in my mid 30s, and was in pretty decent...
10-23-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 25,886
Posted By Emilio700

From Belgian Waffle Ride - Cedar City, UT. Oct 17...

From Belgian Waffle Ride - Cedar City, UT. Oct 17

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By timtak

That is kind of you. They are good brakes. But...

That is kind of you. They are good brakes. But yes, I think shipping to Japan would be prohibitive.

It must be nice to have a "bike room." Our tool shed is for everything.

Thanks for letting me...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,899
Posted By Kimmo

Yeah, that noodly aircraft grade ally just...

Yeah, that noodly aircraft grade ally just doesn't cut it, that's why the pros on Shimano get their mechanics to paint Dura-Ace logos on carbon cranks.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,179
Posted By Psimet2001

:rolleyes: NACT - Not another chain thread...

:rolleyes:

NACT - Not another chain thread was an expression that i used to use around here.

I still love how even now so many weird assertions and near religious beliefs people can throw...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,436
Posted By jaxgtr

Got my bike today, setting up the di2 settings...

Got my bike today, setting up the di2 settings and what not, will take it out tomorrow for a shakedown ride, hopefully the rain will hold off until later.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 28,680
Posted By WhyFi

I honestly blame Stan's for about 80% of bad...

I honestly blame Stan's for about 80% of bad reputation that road tubeless has. Generally, people are willing to put up with a little futzing here and there if something works as advertised, but when...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,129
Posted By noodle soup

I rarely see issues with hydraulic brakes, that...

I rarely see issues with hydraulic brakes, that weren't created by the owner/user. SRAM brakes still suck in the heat, but I know how to fix that. It's a shame that SRAM can't figure it out.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,129
Posted By WhyFi

And many, myself included, find them to be quite...

And many, myself included, find them to be quite hands-off. *shrug*
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 60,624
Posted By znomit

Good to see your arms are still strong enough to...

Good to see your arms are still strong enough to dredge up zombie threads.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,718
Posted By MattTheHat

And I"ll probably get a flat tomorrow. :lol:

And I"ll probably get a flat tomorrow. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,718
Posted By MattTheHat

I’m at about 15,000 miles now of not carrying any...

I’m at about 15,000 miles now of not carrying any inflation device while running tubeless. YMMV.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,718
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. This is usually something said by people...

Yup. This is usually something said by people with little/no tubeless experience as they parrot stuff said three or four years ago. I still haven't come across a combination that needed a lever to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,716
Posted By WhyFi

Liar. We know that you're a dirty triathlete and...

Liar. We know that you're a dirty triathlete and that your sprint is 400w for 5min.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,055
Posted By MinnMan

Fernwegs for a $1500 price point? This is like a...

Fernwegs for a $1500 price point? This is like a troll with reading comprehension problems. As to the Gatorskin part, that's causing enough laughter over at the other thread. no need for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,223
Posted By noodle soup

It depends on which ring gear you use, and how...

It depends on which ring gear you use, and how much grease is used. With the 18t ring + a liberal application of DT grease, the hub is quiet. If you use the 54t ring gear, and a thin layer of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,643
Posted By OldGlory

Cervelo S3 Super psyched! Rides so smooth on...

Cervelo S3 Super psyched! Rides so smooth on those wheels. Way more responsive and lively than my old Domane.

Good luck with the new Bike Enjoy the Argon! I wish there was a dealer near me they...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 33,342
Posted By Bah Humbug

You have, shall we say, slightly exceeded your...

You have, shall we say, slightly exceeded your average in the last few months. A number of the threads you've posted in have become locked.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,948
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Serious road riders take many things into...

Serious road riders take many things into consideration when selecting equipment and are a poor example of what average punters should use. Unless you ride a 140mm slammed stem with a 200mm drop...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,538
Posted By colnago62

It isnít so much pressfit, but how BB90...

It isnít so much pressfit, but how BB90 accomplishes the pressfit by pressing directly into the frame itself. It then becomes a balance of quality control vs profit margins.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,538
Posted By smashndash

Bingo. There was another thread:...

Bingo.

There was another thread: https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1207670-help-me-out-bottom-brackets.html where I posted all the reasons why BB90 sucks. But that doesnít mean PF standards...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,804
Posted By WhyFi

It's a good thing that the guy selling the...

It's a good thing that the guy selling the heavier wheels put together simulations to show how they're not at a disadvantage to the lighter wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,904
Posted By noodle soup

I'd contact Trek Customer Care, and see if a...

I'd contact Trek Customer Care, and see if a different mount is available.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,220
Posted By WhyFi

This is a dbag move. Don't pull dbag moves.

This is a dbag move. Don't pull dbag moves.
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