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Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 360
Posted By yarbrough462

I don't know about "many" but I know there are...

I don't know about "many" but I know there are some. That is why I put the disclaimer in there. The worst I have run across are Mavics or Trek wheels that have the rim strips in them.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 360
Posted By yarbrough462

It's not that dramatic. I have repaired countless...

It's not that dramatic. I have repaired countless tubeless tires on the side of the trail on MTBs over the years (and one badly cut tire on a road bike). Unless you are running an exceptionally tight...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 875
Posted By yarbrough462

Thanks! I bet that set up feels awesome on...

Thanks! I bet that set up feels awesome on gravel.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 875
Posted By yarbrough462

Are you not running this tire set up with the...

Are you not running this tire set up with the Aeolus 3V? That is the wheelset I have on my Domane.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 875
Posted By yarbrough462

Have you noticed a difference in speed on the...

Have you noticed a difference in speed on the road?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 875
Posted By yarbrough462

What wheelset is that? I'd like to have a 650...

What wheelset is that? I'd like to have a 650 option for my Domane...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 875
Posted By yarbrough462

What tires are those?

What tires are those?
09-21-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,385
Posted By yarbrough462

I went to a 46/36 crankset. I am back to the 50...

I went to a 46/36 crankset. I am back to the 50 though.
09-20-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,385
Posted By yarbrough462

Instead of filing the slot, you could use this...

Instead of filing the slot, you could use this adapter:

​​​​​​https://wickwerks.com/products/fit-link-adapter/

It works great. I used it on my Domane.
09-08-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 485
Posted By yarbrough462

What is your ultimate goal? If you are not...

What is your ultimate goal? If you are not planning on racing, there is no way I would ever miss a nice outdoor ride to train indoors...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,438
Posted By yarbrough462

It did in my case...The bike went from skittish...

It did in my case...The bike went from skittish on descents to being rock solid once the headset was adjusted properly. This was my actual experience. Nothing you type can change that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,438
Posted By yarbrough462

I have had it happen once. In my case, it was...

I have had it happen once. In my case, it was absolutely not the rider...It was a loose headset.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By yarbrough462

That's a great deal on an amazing bike but, there...

That's a great deal on an amazing bike but, there is no way I would buy a Bianchi that wasn't Celeste. I'm shallow like that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,221
Posted By yarbrough462

He reminds me a bit of 1500SLR that was on here a...

He reminds me a bit of 1500SLR that was on here a while ago...He is the guy that drilled holes in his "SLR grade" Trek aluminum frame to install Di2 and thought that made him an expert on all things...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 403
Posted By yarbrough462

Front derailleur cage hitting the inside of the...

Front derailleur cage hitting the inside of the crank? It can happen if it is toed out too much or the limit screw is not set right. Sounds ridiculous but I got a brand new bike from the shop with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,438
Posted By yarbrough462

Ensure your headset is properly tensioned. That...

Ensure your headset is properly tensioned. That will definitely cause a wobble...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 899
Posted By yarbrough462

I got a set of the Aeolus Pro 3V for my Domane....

I got a set of the Aeolus Pro 3V for my Domane. They are decently light (1575g) and are nice and wide. I am loving them so far. The best part is I only paid 1050.00 for them new. Great value in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 685
Posted By yarbrough462

The Chesters have been known to take skin sitting...

The Chesters have been known to take skin sitting in the garage if you get too close to the bike...They are pretty sharp...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 685
Posted By yarbrough462

Yep. My wife went OTB last week on her MTB and...

Yep. My wife went OTB last week on her MTB and the Chesters did some shin damage...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 685
Posted By yarbrough462

Raceface Chesters. They are pretty cheap,...

Raceface Chesters. They are pretty cheap, reasonably light and grip amazingly well. My wife uses them on her MTB and Road bike because she also refuses to ride clips...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,529
Posted By yarbrough462

That was what I was thinking. The only reason...

That was what I was thinking. The only reason the actual number would ever matter for me is if I was swapping power meters. Even then, I think it would really only take a few rides to figure out...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,529
Posted By yarbrough462

Those points all make sense.

Those points all make sense.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,529
Posted By yarbrough462

Would doing an FTP test to get your starting...

Would doing an FTP test to get your starting zones not be effective? I can't see how any formula would get as close as that. I've spent the majority of my life in the military (recently retired). We...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,529
Posted By yarbrough462

As long as I am dispensing the dose needed using...

As long as I am dispensing the dose needed using the same measure each time, I am not sure how that would matter? It is not as simple as a certain height, weight and age needs to train to a certain...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,529
Posted By yarbrough462

Why does the actual number matter if the reading...

Why does the actual number matter if the reading is consistent? The only thing I could thing would be if I had more than one and was swapping back and forth. Unfortunately, that isn't the case for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,529
Posted By yarbrough462

Why would accuracy trump consistency? It would...

Why would accuracy trump consistency? It would seem like consistency day to day would be paramount if one is trying to improve or pace themselves to keep from blowing up (the only reason I really use...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By yarbrough462

If you aren't willing to take his advice, it may...

If you aren't willing to take his advice, it may be time to look for a new doctor...I can't see needing a strap with properly fit bibs but, what do I know? I didn't go to medical school.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By yarbrough462

I am not sure what the right position is but,...

I am not sure what the right position is but, these absolutely hang in the same place every time you go to clip in. They may even be easier to get in to than the two sided SPD pedals.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 495
Posted By yarbrough462

The riding in Croatia and Slovenia is...

The riding in Croatia and Slovenia is outstanding! Plenty of mountains too. The only thing about going in and out of there is that the border agents tend to follow whatever rules they feel like for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By yarbrough462

I use the PD-ES600. They are the Ultegra version...

I use the PD-ES600. They are the Ultegra version of that pedal. I love them. Plenty light and secure. Plus, I can walk when I am off the bike. I am mainly a MTBer though so don't listen to me...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,064
Posted By yarbrough462

The witness line is perfect all the way around on...

The witness line is perfect all the way around on both sides?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,077
Posted By yarbrough462

This is not true. I have DT Swiss hubs on all of...

This is not true. I have DT Swiss hubs on all of my bikes, road and mountain except one. It is a very simple matter of swapping the free hub body over if I wanted to run microspline (which I do on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By yarbrough462

The Fulcrum 5s are a decent set of wheels if a...

The Fulcrum 5s are a decent set of wheels if a tad heavy. I would be in no hurry...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By yarbrough462

Love the bike! I'd take a heat gun to those...

Love the bike! I'd take a heat gun to those stickers on the wheel and remove them. Would really clean up the look.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,078
Posted By yarbrough462

I just keep mine in the bags.

I just keep mine in the bags.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By yarbrough462

I am short and between sizes as well. I always go...

I am short and between sizes as well. I always go with the larger bike. If I go with the smaller ones, the seat has to come way up and the stack is already lower on the smaller frame, usually putting...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 180,909
Posted By yarbrough462

You can get a set of DT Swiss XR 1700 with 350...

You can get a set of DT Swiss XR 1700 with 350 hubs at 1672 grams for 886.00 retail. I would go in that direction first. Tough, reliable and proven. I beat my MTB wheels up though...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By yarbrough462

I mounted a set of GP5000 TLs on my wife's bike a...

I mounted a set of GP5000 TLs on my wife's bike a few weeks ago without levers...I am mainly a MTBer so have been messing with tubeless for a long time. There are tricks that work for both...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,782
Posted By yarbrough462

My ride from yesterday just synced up so it's...

My ride from yesterday just synced up so it's coming back slowly...
07-24-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By yarbrough462

You can't choose a bike based on frame size...

You can't choose a bike based on frame size because there is no standardization between manufactures. Our bodies are also different. Two people of the same height can have different size legs or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,997
Posted By yarbrough462

My problem with most bibs is that if I get...

My problem with most bibs is that if I get something that fits my lower body, the straps are too tight. I have an abnormal torso though...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,890
Posted By yarbrough462

The GR1 is Trek's cheapest gravel tire and...

The GR1 is Trek's cheapest gravel tire and performs as such. Even on nice tires, flats happen. You need to carry a repair kit and learn to fix a flat or, be prepared to call someone to get you. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,016
Posted By yarbrough462

Where did I do that? I am just saying you spend...

Where did I do that? I am just saying you spend a ton of time on here preaching. We get it, you are a morally superior, racing superstar...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 963
Posted By yarbrough462

Most of my cycling clothing comes from Gore. ...

Most of my cycling clothing comes from Gore. Great quality, good pricing and more reasonable sizing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,016
Posted By yarbrough462

:lol::lol::lol:

:lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,016
Posted By yarbrough462

Does your virtue signaling ever end?

Does your virtue signaling ever end?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,984
Posted By yarbrough462

Shimano makes a 14-28. I have one sitting on my...

Shimano makes a 14-28. I have one sitting on my bench. Paired with 46/36 front rings, it makes a nice gravel set up.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,984
Posted By yarbrough462

This is a timely thread...I just did a short ride...

This is a timely thread...I just did a short ride with an 11-34 cassette and have to say, I hate the spacing on the higher gears. It is very flat where I live though. Amazon to the rescue. My new...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,234
Posted By yarbrough462

Maybe itís a regional thing. I live in Portage...

Maybe itís a regional thing. I live in Portage county and folks here are pretty OK around bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,712
Posted By yarbrough462

I got it now! You wanted the chance to tell...

I got it now! You wanted the chance to tell everyone your were a strong rider. Got it...Iíll move along...and buy whatever I want because I work for my money and can do that and donít really care...
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