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07-19-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By redlude97

Yes TRPs advance the pad. Make sure you run them...

Yes TRPs advance the pad. Make sure you run them with compressionless brake housing only since the housing run is extra long. If you have strong hands and feel the lever pull is too long consider...
07-19-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By redlude97

Yep. If you don't have cables or are trying to...

Yep. If you don't have cables or are trying to reuse a cable a small dab of superglue right on the end of the freshly cut cable will hold the wires together and prevent fraying
07-19-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By redlude97

sounds like your indexing is off

sounds like your indexing is off
07-19-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 837
Posted By redlude97

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https://chrisfroomelookingatstems.tumblr.com/
07-19-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 837
Posted By redlude97

should look at it in terms of watts/kg. You can...

should look at it in terms of watts/kg. You can probably guess the types of riders you can hang with for various distances/times at peak effort and guage roughly what your equivalent FTP should be...
07-19-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By redlude97

Shouldn't be a problem. I'm running the RX800 RD...

Shouldn't be a problem. I'm running the RX800 RD with a 50/34 11-40 and can use all the gears with a bit of capacity still...
07-19-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 837
Posted By redlude97

I believe you have to have one of the summit...

I believe you have to have one of the summit packs for strava power. You can also use the elevate plug in for chrome that calculates power analysis similar to trainingpeaks
07-18-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By redlude97

replace with a bolt with a larger head, M4x25mm...

replace with a bolt with a larger head, M4x25mm allen bolt works well. You can pick up stainless ones at HD/Lowes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,382
Posted By redlude97

Also, IMO the only thing that will legitimately...

Also, IMO the only thing that will legitimately change how safe cycling is, in Seattle at least, is driver's attitudes, more bike lanes and advocacy won't really if drivers continue to break laws and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,382
Posted By redlude97

Plenty of people live and work along that...

Plenty of people live and work along that corridor, that used to be my daily commute route so I'd see all types of cyclists riding it including moms with e-cargo bikes and kids. I still take that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,382
Posted By redlude97

Do you have stats to back that up or are you...

Do you have stats to back that up or are you basing it off of your feeling?
07-18-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,353
Posted By redlude97

If operated in the same conditions a cup and cone...

If operated in the same conditions a cup and cone are and with similar seals, if the cup and cone bearings need to be serviced then the cartridge bearings likely need to be pressed out and replace as...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 615,648
Posted By redlude97

How are the legs? I'm a 32 waist but sprinter...

How are the legs? I'm a 32 waist but sprinter thighs
07-18-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By redlude97

Ah I would still consider that in the hooks. Was...

Ah I would still consider that in the hooks. Was more picturing completely on the straight section
07-18-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By redlude97

Can you reach the levers to brake and shift with...

Can you reach the levers to brake and shift with them set up like that? I know I wouldn't be able to with the levers mounted that high from the extended flat section of the drops
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,382
Posted By redlude97

OTOH going north they are the only thing...

OTOH going north they are the only thing preventing some cars from constantly parking and waiting in them and they still find a way into them. Going south at like 9am i still think they are useful...
07-18-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By redlude97

Yea as someone who swaps between 700x28, 700x33,...

Yea as someone who swaps between 700x28, 700x33, 700x40. and 650bx48 semiregularly the handling changes substantially. A change in offset would be very helpful
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
Posted By redlude97

BB30 is fine, especially on aluminum frames takes...

BB30 is fine, especially on aluminum frames takes less than 30 mins to swap bearings and they are cheap. My everyday commuter is a aluminum caadx which rides great with wide tires. Even though its my...
07-18-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By redlude97

Trading a hard day on the bike on Thursday...

Trading a hard day on the bike on Thursday because you're recovering from your lifting on Wednesday will likely make you slower overall. 1 hour at z2 isnt going to provide much benefit at all. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,382
Posted By redlude97

At least around here, without barriers in urban...

At least around here, without barriers in urban areas the bike lanes just become de facto lyft/uber/ups parking. We can argue about left or ride side but protected bike lanes provide added benefit...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,382
Posted By redlude97

Well you gotta compare apples to apples. If the...

Well you gotta compare apples to apples. If the protected bike lane is as wide as the one you have pictured and to the right of parked cars those sightline issues and pedestrian concerns become less...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,382
Posted By redlude97

Where is the car parking in your pic? In your...

Where is the car parking in your pic? In your scenario you're just trading pedestrians for riding in the door zone when parking is to your right
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,976
Posted By redlude97

Because they aren't necessary in hubs. The...

Because they aren't necessary in hubs. The primary reason for cup and cone bearings is serviceability, not for dealing with significant sideloading on wheels
07-16-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,736
Posted By redlude97

I suspect it being not carbon or steel/ti at that...

I suspect it being not carbon or steel/ti at that price has something to do with it too even though it uses cannondales best hydroformed aluminum
07-16-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By redlude97

Might want to check out the cowchippers, mine are...

Might want to check out the cowchippers, mine are rotated about 3 degrees up from flat, but you could easily get the hoods flat and the drops depending where you mount the levers and which ones you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 615,648
Posted By redlude97

Do you have a sizing comparison to other brands...

Do you have a sizing comparison to other brands like rapha or castelli, especially for bibs?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By redlude97

I just used a 700x25-28c tube to repair my...

I just used a 700x25-28c tube to repair my 650Bx48c tire to get home the other day, I've used 700x19-21c tubes on 32c tires. Tubes are pretty flexible(ha) in terms of acceptable range
07-16-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By redlude97

https://salsacycles.com/culture/my_woodchipper_set...

https://salsacycles.com/culture/my_woodchipper_set_uphttps://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/971x650/woodchipper_angle_6b3aebcbb30afdb7e293540152955c569644f2bd.jpg
07-16-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By redlude97

The pulley cage is longer and heavier and...

The pulley cage is longer and heavier and arguably less aesthetic. That's basically why DA never got the long(mid) cage rds
07-15-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By redlude97

For the woodchippers they are designed with the...

For the woodchippers they are designed with the drops as the primary position and with the ends meant to be angled down. I've never seen anyone run them horizontal even when used in the drops 100% of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,275
Posted By redlude97

So is wahoo finally experiencing growing pains...

So is wahoo finally experiencing growing pains with the roam delays and mount failures and now the bolt android app update bricking the units?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By redlude97

+1, its a feature. DT Swiss are my current...

+1, its a feature. DT Swiss are my current favorites and I really want to upgrade to the 54t star ratchets
07-15-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By redlude97

Yea don't go to the woodchipper unless you know...

Yea don't go to the woodchipper unless you know ahead of time that is what you want. Its a pretty extreme position change. Cowchipper is a good middle ground and perfectly capable for single track...
07-15-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,408
Posted By redlude97

Dope the f up bro

Dope the f up bro
07-15-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,822
Posted By redlude97

Mental it doesn't matter in terms of actual...

Mental it doesn't matter in terms of actual training or performance. Beating yourself against a wall day after day just leads to being mediocre
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By redlude97

https://calfeedesign.com/geometry-of-bike-handling...

https://calfeedesign.com/geometry-of-bike-handling/

Match what is supplied with the original fork or ask them for a recommendation. Trail is a combination of rake and head tube angle
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
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: 7
Views: 269
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: 1,388
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: 691
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: 1,388
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: 984
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: 30
Views: 8,822
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: 30
Views: 8,822
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: 1,407
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: 675
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: 675
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: 33
Views: 1,736
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: 33
Views: 1,736
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: 1,407
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
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