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09-22-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 496
Posted By tangerineowl

Satori X-Race Aero. Oval top and swept back.

Satori X-Race Aero.

Oval top and swept back.
09-13-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,169
Posted By tangerineowl

Only just read your post, so too late. However I...

Only just read your post, so too late. However I recently read about the old yellow? Giant ATX 800? in the steel version. That frame was supposed to weigh around 1500gm which is pretty light for a...
09-13-20, 03:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By tangerineowl

I've been using Zoic Reign (3/4) shorts over bibs...

I've been using Zoic Reign (3/4) shorts over bibs for a while. Wanted 'over the knee' (or close to that) to cut a bit of wind on knee.

Just checked their site and now see a DWR coated 3/4 model:...
09-05-20, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By tangerineowl

Wouldn't say your inseam for height is that long....

Wouldn't say your inseam for height is that long. I'm 5'9.5"/34".

There's only 4mm difference in the reach between the M (381mm) and M/L, so you might end up running a bit longer stem on the M. ...
09-04-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By tangerineowl

Secondhand FSA K-Force Light SB25.

Secondhand FSA K-Force Light SB25.
09-01-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By tangerineowl

Have a look around at what's available through...

Have a look around at what's available through the UK. Road.cc does lots of clothing etc. reviews. Have seen a couple of knee 'warmers' which were more like wind-stopper material which is really what...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By tangerineowl

I'm 5'9.5" and ride a 363mm reach dropbar, but...

I'm 5'9.5" and ride a 363mm reach dropbar, but only because my inseam is 34".

It may fit you ok, or may not. Depending on your proportions and a little on your previous time riding a drop bar...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By tangerineowl

Probably a bit weird but you could pull the large...

Probably a bit weird but you could pull the large ring and replace the 39t with a 40t or 42t. Remove front derailleur.

Seeing its pretty flat where you ride, that should work fine.

My 2x is...
08-31-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 756
Posted By tangerineowl

Small piece of soap, to make a slip out of for...

Small piece of soap, to make a slip out of for the tyre bead install.

Hooked needle and strong dental floss.

Small amount of sealant in tube, plus valve injector head plastic tube.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,952
Posted By tangerineowl

RedWhite The Bib from Singapore...

RedWhite The Bib from Singapore https://www.redwhite.cc/collections/fondo-bibshorts
08-27-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By tangerineowl

Slick ReneHerse slide around across fine mud. I...

Slick ReneHerse slide around across fine mud. I have their 38mm knobby extralight which is great in mud and climbing grip.
For that 3mm knob height it rolls pretty good on sealed roads. Whether its...
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By tangerineowl

Could be worth keeping an eye on this:...

Could be worth keeping an eye on this: https://routewerks.us/
08-26-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By tangerineowl

That is true for some bikes. The larger size...

That is true for some bikes. The larger size Antelope I mentioned doesn't push out the frame length as much. I could fit it with a 70mm stem and the frame reach and stack would be similar to my...
08-26-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By tangerineowl

The ReneHerse knobby 48mm would be my first...

The ReneHerse knobby 48mm would be my first choice for something chunkier. Tan wall option.

Ultradynamico Rose Race in tan wall.
08-26-20, 01:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By tangerineowl

With time looking at side-on pics of a frame...

With time looking at side-on pics of a frame triangle you can spot shorter-reach/taller-stack potentials.

For example, the old Trek Antelope. Bringing up Google Image pics and straightaway it...
08-25-20, 01:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,315
Posted By tangerineowl

Similar to above, I carry a PLB when heading out...

Similar to above, I carry a PLB when heading out into the sticks. Text one would be ideal though.

Each successive trip I tend to add some small item or two depending on what I'm going to get up to...
08-24-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By tangerineowl

Majority of online manufacturer size guides don't...

Majority of online manufacturer size guides don't include cycling inseam and arm reach. They're pretty much useless if you don't have average proportions.

You'll want the 54.5cm Stormchaser.

A...
08-24-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By tangerineowl

Regarding the stem being a bit long, think about...

Regarding the stem being a bit long, think about how much further back you'd like your hands to be at the shifters and in the drops. (You could go either a shorter stem to suit, or a shorter-reach...
08-22-20, 03:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By tangerineowl

Few weeks back came across one of the Taiwan...

Few weeks back came across one of the Taiwan brands selling an alu CX frame with post and disc, but can't remember who it was :foo:

Edit: I was wrong. They're 26" XC frames from Mosso. A couple or...
08-20-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By tangerineowl

Screw holding inner-cagepulleyplate onto rear derailleur clutch shaft

Edit:- Could the mods move this to the Mechanic sub.

I have a short-cage XO rear derailleur and a spare mid-length cage X9. Both 10sp.

Up until now I have run the bike with the short-cage and a...
07-31-20, 01:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By tangerineowl

If you were fine with that low (aggressive) stack...

If you were fine with that low (aggressive) stack height on the Lemond, then go for the BH Ultra as the stack is only 5mm taller (run less spacers). Reach is only 4mm longer (run a 5mm shorter stem)....
07-27-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By tangerineowl

Looks pretty cool to me :thumb: Bar drop...

Looks pretty cool to me :thumb:

Bar drop doesn't look too bad there.

Might need to play with stem reach. There are also riser gravel bars out there.
07-21-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,487
Posted By tangerineowl

Phatman, Crux is a very close geo match to...

Phatman,

Crux is a very close geo match to your Kona. Lower bb drop is good for a little more stability.

You could always consider swapping in an angleset from Works Components UK, to get the...
07-14-20, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By tangerineowl

Well, that's not a good start :lol: ...

Well, that's not a good start :lol:

Seriously, if you want something more upright you'll need to compare the frame stack and frame reach against your Synapse, as that bike isn't too bad in the...
07-13-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By tangerineowl

If you currently have a good fitting road bike...

If you currently have a good fitting road bike with you, look up the frame stack and reach in its geometry chart online. Or measure yourself if its an old bike and those details aren't online.
...
07-12-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By tangerineowl

Stack and reach on the XS Silex is 588/380. ...

Stack and reach on the XS Silex is 588/380.

Trek Checkpoint 56cm is 586/387.

Ribble CGR-SL in Large is 592/389.

Dolan GXC 56cm is 592/379.

Tifosi Cavazzo carbon Large is 590/385.
07-12-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By tangerineowl

Silex has a very good front end height for a...

Silex has a very good front end height for a carbon frame however it has a long reach.

Blue Prosecco EX/SP carbon also has a good height but with a pretty short reach.

You need to compare the...
07-03-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By tangerineowl

Hard to tell at your weight I think. I'm...

Hard to tell at your weight I think.

I'm under half your weight. Recently with 650b x 48 went through some very long stretches of dry, deep, soft white sand. Stayed in the compressed down tracks...
07-02-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,238
Posted By tangerineowl

My new 38mm Steilacoom extralight black, setup...

My new 38mm Steilacoom extralight black, setup tubeless measure 38.8mm on a 22mmInner rim. 45psi.

Knob edge-to-edge is 37.1mm.

I'm expecting the extralight to expand by at least a mm after some...
07-01-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,046
Posted By tangerineowl

Am 135lb. Also have a Flexlogic with quite a bit...

Am 135lb. Also have a Flexlogic with quite a bit of post showing. Does pretty well.

If you require good setback, I'd look around for a used FSA K-Force Light SB25.

Did try a ti post. Too stiff...
06-30-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By tangerineowl

I'd go frameset build route. Curve GMX+ ...

I'd go frameset build route.

Curve GMX+

Rawland ULV

Mason ISO

RodeoLabs Flaanimal 5.0
06-29-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By tangerineowl

Just bookmarked that frame. Like the mounts. Alu...

Just bookmarked that frame. Like the mounts. Alu frame.

I was aware they did those tri-bar things but surprised they do a frame like this. Never seen anything like it in the XXS with such a short...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,025
Posted By tangerineowl

I have one brake setup using Juin Tech R1 +...

I have one brake setup using Juin Tech R1 + compressionless housing and KCNC lightweight rotors (around 75gm).

Recently gave the rotors a good clean and did quite a long bedding-in. Now the...
06-28-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 978
Posted By tangerineowl

Sites will have the specs/measurement correct....

Sites will have the specs/measurement correct. Pic lense can result in perspective distortion.

I had a bit of a look around including What Bars but couldn't see see anything with similar...
06-27-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By tangerineowl

Could be right. Thought maybe something happened...

Could be right. Thought maybe something happened years ago. They got sued and so had to put that warning on label!

Had them in my trouser pockets a bit later. End of day wondered where the red...
06-26-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By tangerineowl

^ thanks. Tried them out for an hour or so. Not...

^ thanks. Tried them out for an hour or so. Not as toasty as I thought they'd be, but there is some warmth there.

Seem like they fit ok also on the back of the palm! Going to give that a proper...
06-26-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By tangerineowl

Hot Hands toe warmers: why not top of feet?

These come with a warning not to use on top of feet. Wondering why that would be?
(am wanting to try at top/forward-end of sock rather than below to see if they work as well).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 02:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,368
Posted By tangerineowl

Looking at your upper back I'd say you do need...

Looking at your upper back I'd say you do need core work.

Can't quite tell because of your shirt, but it looks like your shoulders are slightly hunched upward? (arms/shoulders need to relax).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,014
Posted By tangerineowl

For rides that length I use a small frame bag...

For rides that length I use a small frame bag which sits at the upper forward corner of the inside triangle space. Enough space for 14hrs+. Food and other bits for the ride.

At the moment I've...
06-26-20, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By tangerineowl

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkZxPIZ1ngY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkZxPIZ1ngY
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,025
Posted By tangerineowl

When designing the frame did you have a choice of...

When designing the frame did you have a choice of tubing options to suit your weight for each tube and did they suggest best options based on your weight and the ride compliance you hoped for?
06-24-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By tangerineowl

Sometimes I will need to apply a little soapy...

Sometimes I will need to apply a little soapy water on that unseated bead side, just to make it a little easier to move the bead up on the rim shelf, when pumping up.

If one bead still does not...
06-24-20, 04:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,193
Posted By tangerineowl

Do have a look around if that ring and cassette...

Do have a look around if that ring and cassette change will work OK with the rest of your setup. That would be the cheapest option. Ta Specialites may make a ring to suit.

More sense than sucking...
06-23-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,436
Posted By tangerineowl

https://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=24...

https://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=249639&highlight=lyon pics on Flickr. Those Jeff Lyon framesets tend to be fairly lightweight for what they are. Good clearance on them. This one is...
06-23-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,050
Posted By tangerineowl

FaraCycling (Oslo). F/Gravel. 2x GRX 810 in...

FaraCycling (Oslo). F/Gravel.

2x GRX 810 in fjord green.
06-23-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,549
Posted By tangerineowl

Personally I'd start with 700c as that will roll...

Personally I'd start with 700c as that will roll a bit faster than 650b.

With your proportions I'm a little surprised you ended up choosing the Merida with its long reach and very short seat...
06-22-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By tangerineowl

250km couple of days back; 140km gravel. Little...

250km couple of days back; 140km gravel. Little different route from a week earlier with about 150km gravel.

Just taking it easy as not done many rides this length. Just exploring around; out for...
06-21-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,050
Posted By tangerineowl

As I don't know which year Scott or Diverge...

As I don't know which year Scott or Diverge colour interests you, can you give me the main colours you'd prefer in a frame?
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