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Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 79
Posted By redlude97

Bring it to a good shop that's builds wheels and...

Bring it to a good shop that's builds wheels and have them retension the wheel when they replace the spoke. If you break another spoke or two then replace the wheelset
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 89
Posted By redlude97

All those ones you listed are decent options. My...

All those ones you listed are decent options. My preference is for the enve but you should check the trail numbers to match your frame
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,225
Posted By redlude97

oh yea they are always going to mix. I ride the...

oh yea they are always going to mix. I ride the burke 5 days a week on my commute and its not really ever a problem. I think people just need to properly calibrate their expectations. A gravel bike...
07-12-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By redlude97

Same design as Boyd Wheel skewers, got close to...

Same design as Boyd Wheel skewers, got close to 10,000 miles on a set that have been trouble free.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,225
Posted By redlude97

Most of the BG does not have separated paths,...

Most of the BG does not have separated paths, like probably 90+% of it.
07-12-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 724
Posted By redlude97

That wouldn't be called orange juice by any...

That wouldn't be called orange juice by any definition, rather orange drink aka tang sunny d etc
07-12-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,601
Posted By redlude97

I'm only kinda old at the start of masters 35+...

I'm only kinda old at the start of masters 35+ but going hard 5 times a week is too much. 3 times a week is about all anyone can sustain for weeks on end. Hard can be different types of ride though...
07-12-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,601
Posted By redlude97

The thing is, they aren't really going hard then

The thing is, they aren't really going hard then
07-11-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,037
Posted By redlude97

But in the case of the hubs that isn't how much...

But in the case of the hubs that isn't how much the difference is. The Shimano hubs ~100g heavier total, are user serviceable, and come with a steel freehub body, its not just free weight, and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By redlude97

More common with MTBs but still possible with...

More common with MTBs but still possible with road tires if there is enough rollover which is more likely with low pressures...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By redlude97

Yea probabaly. You dont always get snakebites on...

Yea probabaly. You dont always get snakebites on both sides if you dont hit a object squarely. Say you hit a rock on one sidewall only it can compress and deflect that side alone. More likely to...
07-11-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 927
Posted By redlude97

Why do you have to be so sensitive? If you're...

Why do you have to be so sensitive? If you're going to try to call me out at least dont edit your posts. Sometimes the threads you start are ridiculous and the subsequent posts will reflect that.
07-11-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 927
Posted By redlude97

Its called a garden hose. Assuming you stripped...

Its called a garden hose. Assuming you stripped your kit before getting in the car, dump all the wet stuff and bottles in a pile and hose em off and spray down the entire bike. Wring evrything out...
07-11-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,037
Posted By redlude97

Why build up a steel frame if you care about...

Why build up a steel frame if you care about grams?shimano hubs will be fine and cheap
07-10-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By redlude97

same, perfect viscosity for the majority of...

same, perfect viscosity for the majority of freehub pawls
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By redlude97

The lever throw on 5500/6500 was excessive for...

The lever throw on 5500/6500 was excessive for the brake lever to get 3 shifts, especially from the drops IME, my last set finally died 2 years ago when the hoods disintegrated
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By redlude97

Have you actually ridden any of the new 6800/8000...

Have you actually ridden any of the new 6800/8000 shifters? They are way better than peak 10 speed STI 7800 with external cables.
07-09-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,037
Posted By redlude97

Add a dab of grease and it should quiet pretty...

Add a dab of grease and it should quiet pretty much any pawl freehub system
07-09-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By redlude97

Look at how spaced the lugs are on a real mud...

Look at how spaced the lugs are on a real mud tire like a clement pdx and then look at the SK. That is part of your problem. Either way though mud build up shouldn't cause the problems you're seeing...
07-03-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By redlude97

You could try that but the gearing isnt as low or...

You could try that but the gearing isnt as low or as high. A 10 speed 11-42 has some big jumps also
07-03-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By redlude97

i recommend you just keep the 2X working then....

i recommend you just keep the 2X working then. Things get expensive fast. For a 1x system with lots of range, you'll have to go to an XD driver on a new hub with a like an 10-42 paired with a 40t...
07-03-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By redlude97

Set the limit screws on the FD to hold the chain...

Set the limit screws on the FD to hold the chain over the ring she wants to use, remove cable. Done. Zero cost.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,727
Posted By redlude97

https://goodmenproject.com/men-in-tights/the-art-o...

https://goodmenproject.com/men-in-tights/the-art-of-the-sag/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,727
Posted By redlude97

I've never seen this in a group ride even...

I've never seen this in a group ride even race/rides. Doesn't even make sense logically to burn matches sprinting to the front last min just to be at the front at the start of the hill. What is more...
06-29-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 501,378
Posted By redlude97

Gone to the 650b dark side. Compass tires are...

Gone to the 650b dark side. Compass tires are magical at 30psi
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06-27-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,469
Posted By redlude97

They're trying to get marketshare. They are...

They're trying to get marketshare. They are coming out with some of their own products now but almost all the older stuff is just novatec hubs with kinlin rims rebadged with decent build quality. Its...
06-27-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,298
Posted By redlude97

A 40c conti tube weighs almost 200g. An aluminum...

A 40c conti tube weighs almost 200g. An aluminum tubeless valve is ~10g, 2oz sealant =60g, tape is negligible difference between velox and stans, rims are the same. Almost all the best gravel tires...
06-27-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,298
Posted By redlude97

Are they though? For example the 700cx35c...

Are they though? For example the 700cx35c Schwalbe G-One is 400g and the non TL version is 380g. The compass bonjons are 350 and 300g each respectively in the same size. Good tubeless setups are as...
06-27-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By redlude97

Just file the inside of the tooth, you won't even...

Just file the inside of the tooth, you won't even notice it
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 31,954
Posted By redlude97

They never moved their high end frame production...

They never moved their high end frame production like the TCR or Propel to Taiwan either...but I guess it's all the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 44,040
Posted By redlude97

What depth are your carbon rims? For <30mm 23+mm...

What depth are your carbon rims? For <30mm 23+mm width clinchers I've never found any significant difference in speeds using the same GP4000s tires and I've had a lot of them (kinlin, shimano, HED,...
06-26-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,902
Posted By redlude97

The fruit juice probably had a significant...

The fruit juice probably had a significant portion that was fructose which has to be processed by the liver before it can be used by the muscles whereas maltodextrin can be directly absorbed in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By redlude97

they get cleaned when I occasionally wash my...

they get cleaned when I occasionally wash my bike. SPD's get blasted with the hose when they clog up after a muddy race
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By redlude97

how often are you lubing? If you let them run...

how often are you lubing? If you let them run dry the bearings can develop play. Are you sure its the bodies themselves?
06-24-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,074
Posted By redlude97

Ok, lets start at the basics so we're on the same...

Ok, lets start at the basics so we're on the same page, what micronutrients affect glucose and fructose uptake, for example glucose uptake is Na dependant
Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,522
Posted By redlude97

I wax all my chains for our 6+ bikes and retouch...

I wax all my chains for our 6+ bikes and retouch with squirt occasionally for the majority of the season including the commuter, but during the rainy season I switch to Chain-L for the commuter,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By redlude97

usually cables/housing or bar tape

usually cables/housing or bar tape
06-24-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,146
Posted By redlude97

If you spend any amount of time on pavement this...

If you spend any amount of time on pavement this is a big deal. 700x40 feels way different than 700x23/25 if any of you swap to skinnies regularly. 650x40 puts you at a similar diameter if you're...
06-24-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,730
Posted By redlude97

No, but I do like working on bikes in general and...

No, but I do like working on bikes in general and do my own maintenence on 6+ bikes all with various "standards". Replacing bearings on a BB30, BB30 Ai or PF30 etc are all the same technique....
06-24-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,074
Posted By redlude97

Did you just make that **** up?

Did you just make that **** up?
06-24-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,730
Posted By redlude97

The BB is just two bearings pressed into a shell....

The BB is just two bearings pressed into a shell. Cannondale uses the same crank arms just uses different interchangeable axles and/or spacers to get the right offset. Wheel dish is easy, you don't...
06-24-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,730
Posted By redlude97

If you do your own work you should have a bearing...

If you do your own work you should have a bearing press for headsets that work just fine or you can make one for ~$10. Should also have a truing stand if you do all your own work so dishing a wheel...
06-21-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By redlude97

What you need are these DT Swiss Rear Conversion...

What you need are these DT Swiss Rear Conversion Kit for QR to 10mm Thru Bolt https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001CJXDLQ/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_haudDb3XXS410
What did you get?
06-21-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,074
Posted By redlude97

Regular corn starch has a GI of 85, about the...

Regular corn starch has a GI of 85, about the same as table sugar. Resistant corn starch might lower this slightly but I recall UCAN was sued for making fraudelant claims...
06-21-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,951
Posted By redlude97

So you're arguing semantics that requirement =/=...

So you're arguing semantics that requirement =/= inevitability. Can you name someone who is a good descender that has never crashed?
06-21-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,951
Posted By redlude97

I know a lot of mtbers since they generally...

I know a lot of mtbers since they generally switch to cx in the fall and the saying goes "it's not if you crash, its when". Crashing is not the purpose but the result of riding past those limits...
06-21-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By redlude97

Currently running 3436 low with an rx700 with...

Currently running 3436 low with an rx700 with the bscrew about halfway in. I'm sure a 40t would work and a 42t could work with the screw flipped around. My guess is both grx rds will work
06-21-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By redlude97

again, that is what shimano says but just look at...

again, that is what shimano says but just look at the 812 vs xtr rd and they look essentially the same and use the same clutch design. Shimano regularly claims things wont work because they are...
06-21-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By redlude97

I'm not so sure that is actually the case. I...

I'm not so sure that is actually the case. I think shimano is just being conservative since it wont have the take up capacity to handle the full range that a 48/31 11-42 would need to work in every...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 31,954
Posted By redlude97

Let's backtrack and double down on the ignorance...

Let's backtrack and double down on the ignorance by making this about prestige because we can't be bothered to read, but I guess we shouldn't be listening to someone who would be willing to change...
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