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Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 884
Posted By eduskator

Yes. I would have thought that these people would...

Yes. I would have thought that these people would have bought cheaper trainers (IE non direct-drive ones) - just like my first bike was a cheap one since I wasn't sure to like cycling - but it seems...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 656
Posted By eduskator

This. There are so many ''real world'' factors...

This. There are so many ''real world'' factors and other relevant factors to consider. For instance, air resistance: Wider tire = increased resistance. Mass: Narrow tire = lighter = faster...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 656
Posted By eduskator

Yeah, but at what speed? I think he meant...

Yeah, but at what speed?

I think he meant wider tires = heavier tires. At low speed (climb), I'm not sure how significant is the reduced rolling resistance gain.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 656
Posted By eduskator

Depends on several factors (personal preference...

Depends on several factors (personal preference being one of them). My new TCR came with 25mms even if they can now run up to 32mms. I'll be upgrading to 28mm once the OEM ones will be worn out and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 884
Posted By eduskator

Thanks! CCC has the Elite Drivo on sale right now...

Thanks! CCC has the Elite Drivo on sale right now at 1000$ available to Canadian customers.

How's your experience with the product? I'm buying a Flux 2 soon, but transaction is not done.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 884
Posted By eduskator

So, what's up with the shortage of turbo trainers?

I thought there was a real shortage of bicycles in the industry this year when I was shopping for one, until I started shopping for a trainer.

First of all, the LBSs around sold all of their Tacx...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,054
Posted By eduskator

Depends on the seller. Not everyone is a fraud....

Depends on the seller. Not everyone is a fraud. There are good people out there :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By eduskator

To give you the most generic/vague answer :...

To give you the most generic/vague answer : quality.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19,716
Views: 4,210,307
Posted By eduskator

Oakley jerseys. One of them is blue to match the...

Oakley jerseys. One of them is blue to match the new bike :) Girlfriend is happy to see me buying something else than black or dark-grey for once....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,142
Posted By eduskator

Depends on the moment. I tend to pedal as much as...

Depends on the moment. I tend to pedal as much as I can on my lowest gear until my cadence tops out and then I go full-aero-beast mode. If I'm too tired (for instance, just finished climbing a hill...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 8,977
Posted By eduskator

Electronic shifting thread turning into a SRAM vs...

Electronic shifting thread turning into a SRAM vs Shimano rivalry thread!

Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla, doesn't matter, both are good :) lets make peace!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,054
Posted By eduskator

What did you expect from a 400$ set of CF...

What did you expect from a 400$ set of CF wheels...? I mean, even a good set of alloy wheels will run you more than that. I'd sell them & stick with a good set of alloy wheels or try your luck on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By eduskator

Geez! How many watts you pushing? :D I'd get...

Geez! How many watts you pushing? :D

I'd get another bike if you really want one ASAP. Changing from time to time is a good thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,349
Posted By eduskator

Freaking car driver passes me during a hill...

Freaking car driver passes me during a hill descent (I'm going 65kmh in a 60kmh zone) and then - 2 seconds later - slams his brakes while steering right (in the shoulder) because there's a TURTLE...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 8,977
Posted By eduskator

Judging by your answers on this thread, you seem...

Judging by your answers on this thread, you seem to be carying a lot of stuff my friend. Hope you're not forgetting water bottles?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 8,977
Posted By eduskator

Yah. Too fast = higher risk of issues. I like the...

Yah. Too fast = higher risk of issues. I like the default speed.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,354
Posted By eduskator

65km/h (40.39mph). Plenty of stretches where I...

65km/h (40.39mph). Plenty of stretches where I ride up in the hills, but climbs are never more than 15% grade.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 8,977
Posted By eduskator

I am also of that opinion and this is why I...

I am also of that opinion and this is why I stayed with DI2 on my new bike rather than going with SRAM.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,372
Posted By eduskator

One's 12sp and wireless, the other is 11sp and...

One's 12sp and wireless, the other is 11sp and wired. Google will provide you with hundreds of useful posts/articles.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 8,977
Posted By eduskator

No maintenance needed, auto-trim FD, quicker and...

No maintenance needed, auto-trim FD, quicker and smoother shifting. The list could go on and on!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 608
Posted By eduskator

It depends on several factors such as the...

It depends on several factors such as the manufacturer (some do authorize higher discount than others), the LBS, the market in the area (COVID has resulted in a shortage of bike so rebates are almost...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,791
Posted By eduskator

It's exactly what went through my mind a few...

It's exactly what went through my mind a few weeks ago before I decided to go with a 2021 TCR Pro 0 Disc.

The SL7 was the only one that could make me ''leave'' Giant (I am on my third Giant bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By eduskator

Did a 55km flat ride on Saturday with the...

Did a 55km flat ride on Saturday with the girlfriend and a solo 20k of hills yesterday. Days are getting colder so I try to ride as much as I can before it's too cold & starts snowing...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 907
Posted By eduskator

Frankly, I will go see my MD if this ever happens...

Frankly, I will go see my MD if this ever happens to me. This seems serious enough to seek professional advice. Unless there is a physician on this forum, you'll get tons of non-relevant answers.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,356
Posted By eduskator

+1, can't go wrong with a classic :) I'm on my...

+1, can't go wrong with a classic :) I'm on my 3rd Giant (1 Defy and 2 TCRs) right now, and wouldn't buy anything else.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By eduskator

Did a 43km ride on Friday, a 63km ride on...

Did a 43km ride on Friday, a 63km ride on Saturday and a 46km ride on Thanksgiving, for a total of 1893m (6210ft) of total elevation.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,047
Posted By eduskator

Cycling : 25+ years. Serious cycling : 3 years.

Cycling : 25+ years.
Serious cycling : 3 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,801
Posted By eduskator

Depends on my mood. If I REALLY want to ride, I...

Depends on my mood. If I REALLY want to ride, I don't mind. On an average, anything over 10mph pisses me off. I try to see it as an opportunity to build my FTP as much as possible, but it's not...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By eduskator

You can't compare a Pro vs a ''regular''...

You can't compare a Pro vs a ''regular'' Advanced. If your question is related to the asking prices, the Pro 1 is a little overpriced. 3500$ is the MSRP of a new one. However, you wouldn't need to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19,716
Views: 4,210,307
Posted By eduskator

Dura-Ace (SM-RT900) discs on my 2021 TCR Pro 0!...

Dura-Ace (SM-RT900) discs on my 2021 TCR Pro 0! They make the 42mm SLR wheels look better IMO.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,812
Posted By eduskator

It's sooooo subjective... Schwalbe Pro One.

It's sooooo subjective...

Schwalbe Pro One.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,356
Posted By eduskator

Mid-range new if the high-end used is too old....

Mid-range new if the high-end used is too old. Technology evolves too rapidly.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,254
Posted By eduskator

Guy must be pushing 2000watt all the time. Would...

Guy must be pushing 2000watt all the time. Would love to see his FTP.



LBS could be using it to tow cars off their driveway.



At least 5000? My previous one had 2000miles on it when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 702
Posted By eduskator

"I have sprayed it with a hose'' wow :crash: ...

"I have sprayed it with a hose'' wow :crash:

Joking aside, I put my padding in the washer with my clothes and I spray the inside of the helmet with Lysol.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,687
Posted By eduskator

As my massage therapist who is a triathlete...

As my massage therapist who is a triathlete always says; it's a lot cheaper to lose 1lbs of body weight (fat) than to shave 1lbs off your bike. I would like to believe that the weight freaks here all...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19,716
Views: 4,210,307
Posted By eduskator

Picked up my 2021 TCR Pro 0 Disc on Monday. Only...

Picked up my 2021 TCR Pro 0 Disc on Monday. Only upgrades/modifications are the following:

-11x32 R8000 cassette (replacing the OEM 11x30). 95% of my rides are in mountains (over 3000ft of total...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By eduskator

Because that's the one I got yesterday :) The...

Because that's the one I got yesterday :) The frame is completely redesigned and will be produced for the next 4 years at least. The 2020 will be outdated by then.

Waiting for my Dura-Ace discs to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By eduskator

+1 on that. This is also one of the reasons why I...

+1 on that. This is also one of the reasons why I don't cut down my steerer tubes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 695
Posted By eduskator

180lbs here and I run 90 rear / 85 front (25mm...

180lbs here and I run 90 rear / 85 front (25mm tubeless tires on a 17mm rim inner width though!). I would most likely run 80 rear & 75-80 front if I had 28mms on that same setup.

New bike has...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By eduskator

I'd go with the 2021 if you don't need/want the...

I'd go with the 2021 if you don't need/want the extra frame stiffness of the SL Composite.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,678
Posted By eduskator

And here's the link to the US website for the...

And here's the link to the US website for the 2021 Pro 0. See ''Technology and features'' section. As I said, we have the same models in both countries.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By eduskator

1 - They are not the same price. The SL will run...

1 - They are not the same price. The SL will run you at least 1000$ more unless one is on sale.
2 - The SL is better than the Advanced for sure, but the 2021 is redesigned and better.

I'd go with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,678
Posted By eduskator

They are the same. Hookless rims comes on SLR1...

They are the same. Hookless rims comes on SLR1 wheels which are included in the Advanced Pro lineup (disc or non disc). Your wife probably has the ''regular'' TCR Advanced with the PR-2 aluminum...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19,716
Views: 4,210,307
Posted By eduskator

Bought myself a brand new bike for my 30th...

Bought myself a brand new bike for my 30th birthday. Upgraded my 2018 TCR Pro 0 for the 2021.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,248
Posted By eduskator

No one uses gloves except in winter in my area. ...

No one uses gloves except in winter in my area.

There's often THAT guy though who wears them with no helmet on. Guess it's that same guy you see wearing socks and sandals.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 695
Posted By eduskator

What's your rim's internal width? I'd start...

What's your rim's internal width? I'd start around 80 & see if you like it. Then, you can adjust.

There are calculators available on the internet that can suggest you optimal pressure. They will...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,678
Posted By eduskator

Thread update & closure: I ended up buying a 2021...

Thread update & closure: I ended up buying a 2021 Pro 0 today that I am picking up on Monday at a LBS a few hours away from where I live. The pandemic resulted in a shortage of bikes across the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,039
Posted By eduskator

Can't justify buying this. I plug my junction box...

Can't justify buying this. I plug my junction box in my laptop from time to time to see if there's updates.

I don't need to see the gears on my computer.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,981
Posted By eduskator

Probably Vince's cousin (the ShamWoW guy)

Probably Vince's cousin (the ShamWoW guy)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,930
Posted By eduskator

6'1'' and 185lbs (84kg) here and I am running...

6'1'' and 185lbs (84kg) here and I am running 85PSI in my 25mms tubeless tires (mounted on 17mm internal width rims). I was running 100psi on my previous tubed setup. I could probably go even lower,...
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