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Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,039
Posted By GeneO

The model comes without a velcro loop and it does...

The model comes without a velcro loop and it does not flop around.
Cheers
06-09-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,506
Posted By GeneO

In that case I think SRAM 1x would fit your...

In that case I think SRAM 1x would fit your needs perfectly. The mech is really quite nice.
Forum: Commuting
06-09-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,348
Posted By GeneO

Can't go wrong with them IMO. Very durable and...

Can't go wrong with them IMO. Very durable and functional. Love their "kick-stand" feature.
06-08-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,506
Posted By GeneO

I have a Diverge Expert X1. It is Force 11 speed...

I have a Diverge Expert X1. It is Force 11 speed 1x. 42 and 10-42 (XD driver, with an XG1195 cassette).

The shifting is excellent. The drive-train is quiet throughout the entire range (much more...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,995
Posted By GeneO

Specialized Diverge 1x gravel for commuting ...

Specialized Diverge 1x gravel for commuting
Specialized Roubaix road for, well, the road
FELT F55X cyclocross that I need to get rid of SOON

I can imagine I will eventually get rid of the...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,348
Posted By GeneO

You can buy them in black you know. I have the...

You can buy them in black you know. I have the red one myself.

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Forum: Commuting
05-11-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,264
Posted By GeneO

Showers Pass jackets are good compromises between...

Showers Pass jackets are good compromises between waterproof and breathable. That is why they are a popular choice.

In the warm-hot summer, sometimes not wearing a jacket and getting wet is the...
05-11-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,021
Posted By GeneO

Won't work. You don't lube the outside of the...

Won't work. You don't lube the outside of the chain but the inside between the pins an rollers by putting drops of lube on the links that get sucked in by capillary action. I don't think that will...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By GeneO

A light lightweight cycling Balaclava

A light lightweight cycling Balaclava
Forum: Commuting
05-03-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,348
Posted By GeneO

I don't think you will find a waterproof backpack...

I don't think you will find a waterproof backpack for $100. You could get one with a rain cover. like the Osprey Radial/ The rain cover is in a zippered compartment under the bag:
...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,348
Posted By GeneO

What's your budget?

What's your budget?
04-28-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By GeneO

No problem with mine. Possibly a faulty unit?

No problem with mine. Possibly a faulty unit?
04-18-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,028
Posted By GeneO

brings to mind "muckers" in the 1969 "Stand On...

brings to mind "muckers" in the 1969 "Stand On Zanzibar" SF novel.

Really sucks.
04-10-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By GeneO

I have never had my 520 unlock from the mount,...

I have never had my 520 unlock from the mount, but just in case when riding on rough roads or trails, I wrap the small lanyard it came with around my handlebar and back over the 520. I think if it...
Forum: Commuting
04-07-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,951,396
Posted By GeneO

Nice ride. Love the color :thumb:

Nice ride. Love the color :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
04-05-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By GeneO

More reliable indicator than tree buds for the...

More reliable indicator than tree buds for the time of year, but not the weather. :)
03-28-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 456,207
Posted By GeneO

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03-28-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 456,207
Posted By GeneO

Got one of those puppies myself when they first...

Got one of those puppies myself when they first came out, though I have the di2 version with the Roval wheels. Really like it. My justification for getting it in addition to my other bikes was to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,476
Posted By GeneO

What "numbers" measure the effectiveness of...

What "numbers" measure the effectiveness of anti-coagulants?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 24,873
Posted By GeneO

I was hoping for a heated saddle.

I was hoping for a heated saddle.
Forum: Commuting
02-20-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,610
Posted By GeneO

I really liked my Lezyne megadrive. Great design,...

I really liked my Lezyne megadrive. Great design, very bright at 1200 lumen, but it would just not fit in my cockpit with hydraulic brake cables etc. And their newer designs do not have the dame...
Forum: Commuting
02-03-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,249
Posted By GeneO

Love being able to ride on CF frame, 30 mi RT on...

Love being able to ride on CF frame, 30 mi RT on mostly crushed limestone, gravel trails. DFon't do winter though because the trails are covered with snow or a soggy mess.
...
11-24-18, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,627
Posted By GeneO

Spd xtr

Spd xtr
Forum: Commuting
11-24-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By GeneO

I commute 32 mi RT on a SRAM Force 1x11 (10-42 by...

I commute 32 mi RT on a SRAM Force 1x11 (10-42 by 46) gravel bike in Illinois. I do like it, but every once and a while on long constant grades, I can't quite get the cadence I want because of the...
11-16-18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By GeneO

Guess you will have to change your handle to...

Guess you will have to change your handle to osama_women ;-) If it fits, fine. If you bought it from a local shop, talk to them.
Forum: Commuting
11-03-18, 10:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,568
Posted By GeneO

I have one of these too. I find it better for...

I have one of these too. I find it better for cold winter weather than the elite. It is a bit looser and better for layering IMO. But I think it is too loose a fit for more moderate weather than the...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-18, 09:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,568
Posted By GeneO

It has reflective strips for night, Got the...

It has reflective strips for night, Got the yellow myself.
Forum: Commuting
11-03-18, 09:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,568
Posted By GeneO

Black seems right for winter to me.

Black seems right for winter to me.
Forum: Commuting
10-23-18, 08:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,220
Posted By GeneO

Gravel/Adventure Specialized Diverge with Force...

Gravel/Adventure Specialized Diverge with Force 1x. . Osprey radial or Mission Workshop sanction backpack. Garmin UT800 light. 32 mi RT on gravel/crushed limestone and road mix.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-18, 08:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,740
Posted By GeneO

Don't like it but can tolerate it, except... 25...

Don't like it but can tolerate it, except...
25 mph winds with gusts up to 40 mph here today with snow! needless to say I didn't ride any today,
Forum: Commuting
10-20-18, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,384
Posted By GeneO

You need some reflective bones for Halloween!

You need some reflective bones for Halloween!
10-20-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,093
Posted By GeneO

I now have two bikes with thru-axles. I see no...

I now have two bikes with thru-axles. I see no drawbacks (I have no need to swap out wheels quickly). They are just more solid and no issues with rotor and caliper alignment. What the heck is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-18, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By GeneO

Have one of these too. Really like it breathable...

Have one of these too. Really like it breathable and has some nice conveniences (kick-stand). Waist strap is useless though,
...
10-18-18, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By GeneO

32 mm folding Clement Strada USH. Commute with it...

32 mm folding Clement Strada USH. Commute with it on crushed limestone/gravel and road, some rough. A bit of rolling resistance, but never a flat.
10-16-18, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By GeneO

Yes, I have them on my diverge. But the aramid...

Yes, I have them on my diverge. But the aramid bead.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 08:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,161
Posted By GeneO

This^ :thumb:

This^ :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 08:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 805
Posted By GeneO

Could be Bursitis, I found hot water directed on...

Could be Bursitis, I found hot water directed on the shoulder during the after-ride shower keeps it in check. Wet heat.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 08:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,973
Posted By GeneO

Livetrack here. My experience with life360...

Livetrack here.

My experience with life360 is it sucks phone battery.

Road ID sounds interesting if you didn't have a Garmin.
10-08-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 875
Posted By GeneO

Gary Fisher Kai-Tai. Could never get it adjusted...

Gary Fisher Kai-Tai. Could never get it adjusted quite right,
10-06-18, 04:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,048
Posted By GeneO

No, they just don't ride very far and usually...

No, they just don't ride very far and usually have an overstuffed saddle that aren't suitable for a long ride either.
10-05-18, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By GeneO

meh

meh
10-04-18, 08:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,414
Posted By GeneO

Not funny - any living being killed. Glad no...

Not funny - any living being killed. Glad no human was hurt.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,446
Posted By GeneO

That sucks. Good luck. I would also wonder about...

That sucks. Good luck. I would also wonder about where the damage occurred as already suggested.
10-01-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,922
Posted By GeneO

I wish for 5 mph winds. gets up to 20=30 mph here...

I wish for 5 mph winds. gets up to 20=30 mph here sometimes. I don't like it above 10 but will ride a little south of 20 mph.

Here is a neat little site for you. Shows wind patterns and speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-18, 08:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 895
Posted By GeneO

I have it, doesn't drain the battery noticeably....

I have it, doesn't drain the battery noticeably. I have the 8050 group so I can use the hood buttons to page through my Garmin pages. Worth it just for that in addition to the already mentioned...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-18, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,439
Posted By GeneO

Sounds like the addition of a good gravel bike...

Sounds like the addition of a good gravel bike with 32mm tires would serve you well.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-18, 10:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,187
Posted By GeneO

179g 145mm width I think it looks heavy and...

179g
145mm width
I think it looks heavy and wide because there is no cutout.
Cost less and weighs less than my specialized carbon saddle
...
Forum: Commuting
09-20-18, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By GeneO

Mission workshop. They make good stuff, albeit...

Mission workshop. They make good stuff, albeit expensive. But highest quality,
...
09-20-18, 08:52 PM
Replies: 77
Uci
Views: 1,835
Posted By GeneO

I don't believe you, You could use bar ends if...

I don't believe you, You could use bar ends if you weren't such a snob! LOL.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-18, 07:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,161
Posted By GeneO

I am using the K-edge and Garmin varia UT-800...

I am using the K-edge and Garmin varia UT-800 with Garmin 520 as well. I also travel through Forrest preserve which requires more light than road. I have tried it on a commute yet, but the light is...
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