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Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By Elvo

Unless you're pulling most of the time on flats,...

Unless you're pulling most of the time on flats, your speed while drafting will be completely unrelated to your climbing speed.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By Elvo

Probably cheaper to just get a seasucker or the...

Probably cheaper to just get a seasucker or the chinese copy cat if the SUV is +$500. I would think having the LBS disassemble and reassemble the bike twice as well as shipping would also cost at...
04-15-21, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By Elvo

Yup velo orange

Yup velo orange
04-15-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 388
Posted By Elvo

https://www.topeak.com/global/en/products/288-Bike...

https://www.topeak.com/global/en/products/288-Bikepacking-Series/969-BACKLOADER
04-15-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 304
Posted By Elvo

https://www.amazon.com/Topeak-Cover-Uv-Proof-Silve...

https://www.amazon.com/Topeak-Cover-Uv-Proof-Silver-77-2x24-8x41-3-Inch/dp/B005YQ39C6
04-15-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 686
Posted By Elvo

And never ride under 19 mph?

And never ride under 19 mph?
04-15-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By Elvo

https://rockymounts.com/backstage/ ...

https://rockymounts.com/backstage/

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x915/rm_backstage_pulledout45_94239_1605114241_2631c347e89268491ed5aa9c8ef52d669a462694.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,815
Posted By Elvo

If you are new to cycling you should try local...

If you are new to cycling you should try local bikes that fit - not fake bikes from China. Don't forget about the customs duties and handling fees as well.
04-05-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By Elvo

They have been replaced by M8120's which are...

They have been replaced by M8120's which are $130. If you can find them NOS maybe they'll be at a discount but doubtful during this pandemic.

I would not recommend A520's because they are one...
04-05-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Elvo

Yup m520 is great - they can be a little stiff to...

Yup m520 is great - they can be a little stiff to clip in/out in the beginning so make sure you loosen the tension
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By Elvo

Yep the longest ones tend to last 3-4 months

Yep the longest ones tend to last 3-4 months
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 978
Posted By Elvo

Planet cyclery is legit as is bikecloset: ...

Planet cyclery is legit as is bikecloset:

https://bikecloset.com/product/continental-grand-prix-5000/
04-03-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By Elvo

https://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_STOR20.cgi?Act...

https://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_STOR20.cgi?Action=Details&ProdID=3529

Good deal if you can source the seat clamp
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,103
Posted By Elvo

Is it really not that hard to see? Your power...

Is it really not that hard to see? Your power output in the comfort of your climate controlled home on a trainer can be different outdoors with cars, altitude, headwinds, cross winds, bumpy roads,...
03-31-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By Elvo

I have an inreach mini and it works. I had to use...

I have an inreach mini and it works. I had to use it for someone else and in an hour two helicopters showed up (ymmv)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,103
Posted By Elvo

Went from 25mm @ 85 psi to 35mm @ 40 psi, comfort...

Went from 25mm @ 85 psi to 35mm @ 40 psi, comfort level is night and day and it doesn't seem to take a significant increase in effort. But I don't have any objective data on the last part.
03-26-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Elvo

https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/hope-pro...

https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/hope-pro-4-mtb-quick-release-rear-hub/rp-prod145298
03-26-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By Elvo

You also might need a high volume of pressurized...

You also might need a high volume of pressurized air to seat the bead.
03-26-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 868
Posted By Elvo

No I carry a 6mm and 8mm mini hex wrench for the...

No I carry a 6mm and 8mm mini hex wrench for the pedals
03-25-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 788
Posted By Elvo

https://www.ironman.com/im703-st-george

https://www.ironman.com/im703-st-george
03-25-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,489
Posted By Elvo

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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https://www.oceanandsan.com/shop
03-25-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By Elvo

650x48 is about the same height as 700x28. You...

650x48 is about the same height as 700x28. You will be lowering your BB height and clearance going to 650b
03-25-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By Elvo

https://urbandesert1.wixsite.com/urbandesert

https://urbandesert1.wixsite.com/urbandesert
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Elvo

Temporary solution: ...

Temporary solution:
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x637/tb_2_003_c60b8c21ea6d2959d175c3360f63dab9ac8a540b.jpg
03-24-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By Elvo

Ebike catches fire on trail in San Clemente

https://www.instagram.com/p/CMyXtMKB1XY/
03-23-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Elvo

Retape it and clean it

Retape it and clean it
03-22-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Elvo

Shimano says their mineral oil is a proprietary...

Shimano says their mineral oil is a proprietary recipe but people have been mixing it just fine for years
03-19-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By Elvo

Any other 11-34 or higher shimano 11 speed...

Any other 11-34 or higher shimano 11 speed cassette should fit
03-18-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Elvo

https://www.ethirteen.com/products/xcx-plus-11-spe...

https://www.ethirteen.com/products/xcx-plus-11-speed-cassette
03-18-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By Elvo

https://icancycling.com/collections/cyclocross-fra...

https://icancycling.com/collections/cyclocross-frameset/products/gravel-bike-frameet-green
03-17-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 691
Posted By Elvo

It's a lot easier to add sealant and seat the...

It's a lot easier to add sealant and seat the tire bead with the valve core removed
03-17-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,923
Posted By Elvo

People drive cars, mopeds, and quads on our bike...

People drive cars, mopeds, and quads on our bike paths all the time. Hell someone even hit 60 mph on their ebike

https://youtu.be/2FCGug1d-Bk?t=288
03-17-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Elvo

It works great and gets updates every few months...

It works great and gets updates every few months or so.
03-17-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By Elvo

40T in the front, 11-46T rear with Apex rear...

40T in the front, 11-46T rear with Apex rear derailer
03-17-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Elvo

If they are tubeless I'd go on a short ride to...

If they are tubeless I'd go on a short ride to make sure all the sealant is where it needs to be.
03-16-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By Elvo

No shimano uses mineral oil while sram is DOT...

No shimano uses mineral oil while sram is DOT brake fluid
03-16-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Elvo

2 bikes on the 1.25" hitch and the other 2 bikes...

2 bikes on the 1.25" hitch and the other 2 bikes on the roof rack
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 985
Posted By Elvo

Five Ten Freeriders + Crank Bros Mallet

Five Ten Freeriders + Crank Bros Mallet
03-14-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By Elvo

Do you regularly go 35+ mph and wish you needed...

Do you regularly go 35+ mph and wish you needed to go faster? If not get the 46/30
03-14-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By Elvo

It's trail specific. Best bet is to look at the...

It's trail specific. Best bet is to look at the heat maps:

https://www.strava.com/heatmap#13.08/-118.22467/34.13917/hot/all
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By Elvo

Pre pandemic you could buy a Framed disc bike for...

Pre pandemic you could buy a Framed disc bike for $800-1000 with Shimano 105 or SRAM Rival/Apex components
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By Elvo

Karoo Hammerhead 2

Karoo Hammerhead 2
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By Elvo

CAAD10, this is a no brainer

CAAD10, this is a no brainer
03-09-21, 12:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Elvo

Yup the official term is "peanut butter"

Yup the official term is "peanut butter"
03-08-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Elvo

Maybe bring it up with Felt? Might have came with...

Maybe bring it up with Felt? Might have came with a bad or poorly installed bearing.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By Elvo

Anaheim Station to Downtown San Diego Station ...

Anaheim Station to Downtown San Diego Station

Early in the morning you will have a light tail wind going from Anaheim to PCH on SART. As the day warms up you will have a light to mild tail wind...
03-02-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By Elvo

I have the WCS venturemax - works very well and...

I have the WCS venturemax - works very well and you sort of feel "locked in" with the bumps
03-02-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By Elvo

Allen AR200

Allen AR200
03-02-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,353
Posted By Elvo

I use this: ...

I use this:

https://www.speedsleev.com/product/speedsleev-ranger/

It is rock solid on gravel and is pretty minimalist
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