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03-27-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 501
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Bead jack. Vittoria gravel tires fit quite snug...

Bead jack. Vittoria gravel tires fit quite snug when new. They require good tire mounting technique, and tape appropriate to your wheel width. I've been riding the zeros and Drys for a year.
03-24-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Several...and interoperability was such a...

Several...and interoperability was such a problem, and Campagnolo never documented it publicly in an easy-to-reference manner...that you have to ask.

In the space of ten years of 10 speed...the...
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Marcus_Ti

ESPN is airing Dodgeball Championships from 2019

ESPN is airing Dodgeball Championships from 2019
03-18-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,081
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Because their largest segment....is still selling...

Because their largest segment....is still selling the very latest in 1990s era 7spd and 8spd parts for department store bikes. We whackos who are post 9speed are just that. I don't know if you've...
03-18-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Big determiner for organizers....their ride...

Big determiner for organizers....their ride liability insurer, they're the ones that'll cut organizers off whether they want to or not. Sure city/county/state proclamations make it publicly...
03-18-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,081
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Shimano's Alfine 11spd rear hub has a Di2...

Shimano's Alfine 11spd rear hub has a Di2 actuator part. I think the Rohloff Speedhub has an electronic shifter option too (not Di2, basically only intended for cruiser handlebars).

Of course, the...
03-17-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Lots of rides this summer, gravel and road, are...

Lots of rides this summer, gravel and road, are in the same dilemma. Guessing my May gravel event is a goner. Tour de Nebraska is also a big question mark.

Organizers are trying to be optimistic...
03-13-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,081
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Looking at this and thinking/typing out loud.......

Looking at this and thinking/typing out loud.... Build a Rohloff rear wheel and give it proper hydraulics ...that would be a kick butt and durable rig.

Granted at that point you're talking...
03-13-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,081
Posted By Marcus_Ti

I like it. (...other than those ugly welds....

I like it.

(...other than those ugly welds. For $1100 would be nice if they finished them like they care....I've had rookies with our MIG welder at werk put out as good.)
03-13-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By Marcus_Ti

To know how much your heart rate leaped when you...

To know how much your heart rate leaped when you had to grab the brakes to not hit that _________ that went in front of you?
Forum: Foo
03-13-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 627
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Giro d'Italia is "postponed"....although...

Giro d'Italia is "postponed"....although realistically I suspect "cancelled" is more accurate.

A month-long 200-man sporting event across the roads of an entire country, where teams plan...
Forum: Foo
03-13-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 627
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Just wait until you see what happens to WWE and...

Just wait until you see what happens to WWE and they start blacking out seats at arenas to hide all the empties...oh wait--they have been doing that for years. :roflmao2:
Forum: Foo
03-12-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 627
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Sometimes the acts are chill and cool, sometimes...

Sometimes the acts are chill and cool, sometimes they're just plain jagoffs. KISS was just here a few weeks ago. Their roadie crew this time around was quite good and chill....last time KISS came by...
Forum: Foo
03-12-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 627
Posted By Marcus_Ti

I'm a Local. Generally do...

I'm a Local. Generally do lighting/utilities/followspot for theater/bands/etc...looking at changing fields to work-at-home-able. Wanted to get back to a job with a normal workday schedule anyway,...
Forum: Foo
03-12-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 627
Posted By Marcus_Ti

College World Series is cancelled too. Big10 has...

College World Series is cancelled too. Big10 has cancelled all spring sports competitions.

Touring acts are announcing postponements/cancellations of their shows as we speak. There goes my...
Forum: Introductions
03-09-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 388
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Derp, don't mind me. :roflmao2: ...

Derp, don't mind me.



:roflmao2:

There's a reason that Gravel Worlds every year has a course circumnavigating Lincoln, that has ~12,000 ft of climbing. NDOR only put the major highways on...
03-06-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 623
Posted By Marcus_Ti

I literally just did.made an account and waited a...

I literally just did.made an account and waited a few days...got a 20% off code--and said screw it. And now...ofc...there's no cycling
03-06-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 623
Posted By Marcus_Ti

I'm guessing those of us paying for streaming...

I'm guessing those of us paying for streaming sports coverage of cycling racing....are probably not going to be getting much ROI.
Forum: Foo
03-05-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 758
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Both Apple and Microsoft have had instances where...

Both Apple and Microsoft have had instances where they screwed up updates to DST in their OS and apps. For something as trivial....you'd think they wouldn't bugger it up.
03-05-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 623
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Strade Bianchi (also) cancelled due to Corona Virus

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/racing/strade-bianche-has-been-cancelled-450921
Forum: Foo
03-01-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 758
Posted By Marcus_Ti

No matter what you do, days get shorter at either...

No matter what you do, days get shorter at either morning/evening in the winter. They're called seasons. The further north you go, the bigger the difference...unlike say Hawaii or Puerto Rico which...
Forum: Foo
03-01-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 758
Posted By Marcus_Ti

This already happens. Traveling across Arizona it...

This already happens. Traveling across Arizona it is possible to need to change your clocks half-a-dozen times.



Except it isn't. Lowers productivity, confuses people trying to track something...
Forum: Introductions
02-29-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 388
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Oh, I'm in LNK. Doing Tour de Nebraska come July,...

Oh, I'm in LNK. Doing Tour de Nebraska come July, also Lazy Horse Gravel Grinder this spring.
02-28-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Which somehow doesn't make this something to...

Which somehow doesn't make this something to worry about??

As opposed to Influenza which has vaccines that people in the USA choose not to get, where people refuse to even wash their hands.....
02-28-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By Marcus_Ti

When you wiped the profiles and started...

When you wiped the profiles and started fresh...did you reprogram the synchro modes?
02-28-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Because they can....the gadgets are stupidly...

Because they can....the gadgets are stupidly expensive for how little they are. They're usually nicely machined--but for a tiny hunk of moulded aluminum--$50-$70USD is outright laughable.
Forum: Introductions
02-28-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 388
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Hi there, local. :innocent:

Hi there, local. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By Marcus_Ti

IMPORTANT NOTE. Subscriptions only start/end...

IMPORTANT NOTE.

Subscriptions only start/end at the end of May, they now pro-rate. So it is $20USD for 4 months of cycling that doesn't include the single biggest race happening within that 4...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 21,980
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Problems abound. A) The bikes the ProTour...

Problems abound.

A) The bikes the ProTour rides must be retail product

B) Already at those weights...rider weight limits abound, typically 180lbs max--because while lightweight the frames and...
02-20-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,474
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Zwift can be either-or. The women's...

Zwift can be either-or.

The women's Canyon/SRAM UCI pro cycling team has for 4 years now been running Zwift simultaneous group rides/workouts as a young-up-and-coming-talent recruitment tool....
02-20-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,474
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Telepathy? Of course not. it is called Ergo or...

Telepathy? Of course not. it is called Ergo or ERG mode on resistance trainers with power. It allows Zwift or similar app to control your resistance unit for you. Hence how Zwift can...
02-20-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By Marcus_Ti

...Presuming the owner didn't mod them into being...

...Presuming the owner didn't mod them into being twist-throttle no-pedal mopeds. Which given the number of people not pedalling and doing 25MPH on the flat around here, is most of them. Worst are...
02-19-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,719
Posted By Marcus_Ti

OTOH....I wouldn't sweat the puncture resistance...

OTOH....I wouldn't sweat the puncture resistance of a Terreno....where as all the Rene Herse (ex. Compass) tires are basically paper. Wonderfully supple, but I would want to risk riding over anything...
02-15-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Helps that you live somewhere that there is never...

Helps that you live somewhere that there is never weather. :roflmao2:
02-15-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By Marcus_Ti

If you tie a shoelace knot right--it doesn't need...

If you tie a shoelace knot right--it doesn't need double knotting...unless you're using very slippy shoelaces. :)
02-15-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Yea....for my BOA shoes (Lake boots), I...

Yea....for my BOA shoes (Lake boots), I pre-ordered spares.

I've broken ratchet buckles on SIDIs...they're Prime on Amazon--but still annoying as no one stocks SIDIs locally. SO "tried and true",...
02-14-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By Marcus_Ti

...Because B&M retail costs are screwball, and...

...Because B&M retail costs are screwball, and even QBP to-dealer wholesale is higher than what Amazon charges.

Although with SRAM and Shimano now pulling MAP crap--they're trying desperately to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,301
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Depending on your jerseys...may want more than...

Depending on your jerseys...may want more than just sleeves.

I'm not exceptionally pale by any means, nor do I burn *that* easily. One summer after a week of Tour de Nebraska (and not even riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By Marcus_Ti

The cassette is basically the only thing that...

The cassette is basically the only thing that didn't change. Campagnolo has tried to make everything else incompatible between tiers and years in the last decade....So much so that even they can no...
02-05-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,531
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Trail Donkey comes right to mind: ...

Trail Donkey comes right to mind:

https://www.rodeo-labs.com/td3/
02-05-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,211
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Between those exact two...I'd take the AForce/DT...

Between those exact two...I'd take the AForce/DT build. Novatec hubs are pretty bottom of the cartridge-bearing barrel, the only thing you can really say about them is that they're cartridge...
Forum: Foo
02-05-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 910
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Is this for your own personal use and...

Is this for your own personal use and edification...or are you sharing these files with other users?

The same exact garbled formatting that not-Word programs get from Word-generated DOCX...
Forum: Foo
02-04-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 910
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Yea....Microsoft paid off ISO to make their DOCX...

Yea....Microsoft paid off ISO to make their DOCX file formate an ISO standard...and then Microsoft proceded, predictable like anyone with brains could, to make DOCX only reliably created/edited in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By Marcus_Ti

$70 is actually cheap for roadie tubeless. Those...

$70 is actually cheap for roadie tubeless. Those tires are always more expensive than car tires, while lasting 1/10th as long....My gravel-bike tires have 2X as much material in them and cost 1/2 as...
02-01-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,419
Posted By Marcus_Ti

You can make any material feel flexy, depending...

You can make any material feel flexy, depending on the underlying engineering of the materials. Don't get me wrong, I love Ti--hence the user handle and the bike stable.
01-25-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Pressfit in a Ti/steel frame is all but...

Pressfit in a Ti/steel frame is all but pointless. PF was introduced to make carbon frames easier to fabricate and increase margin--as bonding a metal sleeve with threads on a CF frame was...
Forum: Foo
01-21-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Not sure if that is better, or worse, than Baby...

Not sure if that is better, or worse, than Baby Yoda getting punched by a stormtrooper.
01-20-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,886
Posted By Marcus_Ti

True...OTOH you're not meeting OP's budget...

True...OTOH you're not meeting OP's budget parameters with an eTap bike.
01-20-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,886
Posted By Marcus_Ti

FYI..The Lauf framesets are 1x only. There's no...

FYI..The Lauf framesets are 1x only. There's no frame stop for an FD.

Had a mate discover this the "oh &^%$" way.
01-20-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,173
Posted By Marcus_Ti

A) For CX--if you're racing you use...

A) For CX--if you're racing you use tubulars.....the above rim I linked in tubular format is even lighter...330grams. I left that out above as the tubular discussion isn't really relevant for...
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