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10-25-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By Sy Reene

Just parts (ie. not clothing, bikes themselves,...

Just parts (ie. not clothing, bikes themselves, etc)?
UniversalCycles.com is pretty good for this
overseas, Bike24 has pretty good filtering and extensive inventory listings
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By Sy Reene

Are you only talking about differences at any...

Are you only talking about differences at any given moment in time on your readout (laptop vs. garmin)? Or is this post-ride and you're finding this difference for the whole ride (eg. avg power)?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By Sy Reene

Yeah, I have no complaints re: their sister model...

Yeah, I have no complaints re: their sister model to these, the Sprint Aero Wides (same rim but polished silver, upgraded hubs).

That said, to get the same rims and some manner of customization,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,236
Posted By Sy Reene

Yay! We did it! Good job everyone

Yay! We did it! Good job everyone
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,758
Posted By Sy Reene

wouldn't be my choice for tape color but I think...

wouldn't be my choice for tape color but I think more bothersome is the yellow-accented saddle (yellow isn't the same yellow used in bike logos?), and why doesn't the seatpost color seem to be the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,006
Posted By Sy Reene

I'm waiting for bikes that have embedded solar...

I'm waiting for bikes that have embedded solar panels in the top tube to power/charge the shifting.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 902
Posted By Sy Reene

Also maybe not a bad idea to make 1 of your 2...

Also maybe not a bad idea to make 1 of your 2 bottles with an energy drink.. my recipe:
1/2 tab Nuun
1/2 strength gatorade powder (about 1/4 scoop per bottle)
1.5 scoops maltodextrin powder
10-18-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,971
Posted By Sy Reene

I'm still hunting for seatbelts and airbags...

I'm still hunting for seatbelts and airbags compatible with bike installation.. since they must be required.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 831
Posted By Sy Reene

The 2020 line of goatheads I've heard are even...

The 2020 line of goatheads I've heard are even less laterally compliant but still vertically stiff.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,192
Posted By Sy Reene

It's somewhat of a challenge to make an "energy...

It's somewhat of a challenge to make an "energy bar" without carbs.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,626
Posted By Sy Reene

Really.. they quarantine bikes for 48 hours? ...

Really.. they quarantine bikes for 48 hours? Maybe they might consider getting some clorox wipes and some nitrile gloves?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,236
Posted By Sy Reene

It's a pretty hilarious concept.. basically strip...

It's a pretty hilarious concept.. basically strip away everything they've told you over the last few years that you want to look for in a bike, and market this as special. This bit in the article...
10-08-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 27,667
Posted By Sy Reene

Doh!

Doh!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,378
Posted By Sy Reene

It looks nice, but why would a Ti frame maker opt...

It looks nice, but why would a Ti frame maker opt for a press fit bottom bracket?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,872
Posted By Sy Reene

That'll only happen if the bike makers can figure...

That'll only happen if the bike makers can figure out a way to integrate it into a proprietary 1-piece bar/stem unit.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 4,207,273
Posted By Sy Reene

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1100x734/tl195b02_363617041647f79db43b2eb5c710b85ddb848841.jpg
Campag crank bearing puller kit
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,872
Posted By Sy Reene

Since THIS...

Since THIS (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1213993-propping-your-bike.html) is a real issue, I can see some innovations like maybe a swing-down arm that can come off the chainstay and hold...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,872
Posted By Sy Reene

If that's a little percentage, then what's the...

If that's a little percentage, then what's the difference between my 15, 16, and 17-tooth sprockets?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,378
Posted By Sy Reene

Let me guess.. 50% guess correctly, and the...

Let me guess.. 50% guess correctly, and the other 50% don't survive because riding a bike blindfolded is pretty unhealthy?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Sy Reene

Of course with drive-side facing the pole or...

Of course with drive-side facing the pole or wall. Poles of some sort (eg. street signs) are good; use your helmet/strap to secure.
09-25-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,119
Posted By Sy Reene

Try getting hold of Steve: ...

Try getting hold of Steve:
https://www.vaccaroandwhite.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,649
Posted By Sy Reene

No, you're wrong. I'm just supposing, that...

No, you're wrong. I'm just supposing, that unlike yourself, some riders' goals when they go for a ride are different than yours -- which apparently is to have the highest Total Suffer Score in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,649
Posted By Sy Reene

It is a yes/no, as we're supposing Riveting was...

It is a yes/no, as we're supposing Riveting was in the same frame of mind before the ride he rode -- pretend he was blindfolded and chose the bike. So your argument is that road cyclists everywhere,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,790
Posted By Sy Reene

I've started HR monitoring while reading BF...

I've started HR monitoring while reading BF posts. Interesting data plot
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,222
Posted By Sy Reene

It could be, though some folks like what is...

It could be, though some folks like what is sometimes termed 'more connection with the road', which might be a reflection on degree of road 'buzz' getting through to the rider.

Given that I'd...
09-14-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,020
Posted By Sy Reene

“They were careless people, Tom and Daisy – they...

“They were careless people, Tom and Daisy – they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By Sy Reene

I've used super glue... specifically this type...

I've used super glue... specifically this type which is supposedly flexible. No idea though how much good it does.
https://www.amazon.com/Loctite-Control-4-Gram-Bottle-1739050/dp/B00ELV2D0Y
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Sy Reene

"In Search Of" strikes me as a synonym for WTB...

"In Search Of" strikes me as a synonym for WTB (Wanted to Buy) which I believe falls under these posts should be in the "Road Bike Marketplace" -- which requires an upgraded membership plan.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 187,616
Posted By Sy Reene

have you seen this page at lightbicycle? ...

have you seen this page at lightbicycle?
https://www.lightbicycle.com/newsletter/Road-Bike-Tire-Width-Charts.html
09-11-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,033
Posted By Sy Reene

I think you missed the premise of the thread.....

I think you missed the premise of the thread.. you don't change the tires, you change the wheels (which already have tires on them).
09-10-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 586
Posted By Sy Reene

maybe something simple.. been around for decades?...

maybe something simple.. been around for decades?

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x600/product_image_1406271942_grande_0836b963772f8a2d98e0f9f4f9c8c4afe5dd43e8.jpg
09-06-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 997
Posted By Sy Reene

I suppose if really trying to solve for this...

I suppose if really trying to solve for this issue, a helmet like the Smith options could help, with that liner you see
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 997
Posted By Sy Reene

Ha.. interesting! However, also made me look up...

Ha.. interesting! However, also made me look up Kevlar.. you know, that material that's super hard and is actually used as a bead material as well as sometimes for the puncture protection layer. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 997
Posted By Sy Reene

Yeah, I just had a hard time with some Corsa's on...

Yeah, I just had a hard time with some Corsa's on some new Hunt TL-ready wheels, though tires were non-TL variety. Here's what I did.. I first installed them (after unsuccessfully easily getting them...
09-01-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,374
Posted By Sy Reene

You'd think that if general consensus is you...

You'd think that if general consensus is you should grease threads, then it wouldn't make much sense for the component makers to spec torque values based on dry, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By Sy Reene

The answer is maybe. My purist cap does fit...

The answer is maybe.

My purist cap does fit one generic water bottle I have, but not another one I have. OTOH it does NOT fit a Camelback podium, and likewise a Camelback podium cap doesn't fit...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,989
Posted By Sy Reene

Cool.. I'm covered. I put a Stages Record left...

Cool.. I'm covered. I put a Stages Record left crankarm on my otherwise Chorus crankset. I justified it in a few ways.. 1) crankarm + powermeter done in Record = net no additional weight to...
08-28-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,231
Posted By Sy Reene

Possibilities are endless.. Unfortunately the...

Possibilities are endless.. Unfortunately the label-builder truncated the rest of my last name which is Umptrumpbugledore...
08-28-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By Sy Reene

FWIW, I use 3M #7448...

FWIW, I use 3M #7448 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=7448) gray scotchbrite pads.


Pledge Lemon wipes are a bit of both worlds.. can clean a bit and add some...
08-27-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 625
Posted By Sy Reene

+1. Smooth valve stems made of brass. And they...

+1. Smooth valve stems made of brass. And they come in a perfect (for me) 52mm length.
08-27-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,009
Posted By Sy Reene

One person's E-tailer, is another's LBS. It's...

One person's E-tailer, is another's LBS. It's way too easy to get hung up in thinking than an online seller can't also be local (to someone)
https://www.yelp.com/biz/excel-sports-boulder-boulder...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 187,616
Posted By Sy Reene

Just so you're clear, this was just a...

Just so you're clear, this was just a hypothetical example, but yes, 80psi would be too high for any 38mm tire, while a 28mm tire at 80psi could be right for someone of a certain (heavier side of...
08-26-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 940
Posted By Sy Reene

If you're looking to spend less.. the "Black...

If you're looking to spend less.. the "Black Bibs" have supposedly a few fans around.. I'd prefer over new or women's cut.

https://www.theblackbibs.com/shop/theblackbibs
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,704
Posted By Sy Reene

Of course. Been around for ages.. but only those...

Of course. Been around for ages.. but only those recumbent riders seem to like them
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By Sy Reene

The watergate is IMO best of both worlds. Yes,...

The watergate is IMO best of both worlds. Yes, its push/pull, but you can pull it open once and leave it there forever if you want. But at least you have the option to close it a bit more...
08-25-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,979
Posted By Sy Reene

That article? which has the conclusion: "The...

That article? which has the conclusion: "The answer is, you probably don’t need to freak out about it. As long as you’re maintaining at least 6 feet of distance from other people and you’re not in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,704
Posted By Sy Reene

Ideally you want the bike manufacturer to be able...

Ideally you want the bike manufacturer to be able to still pass along the preferential OEM pricing that the component suppliers give them. Aside from contact point sizing.. in theory you could even...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Sy Reene

Yes it is now. Thanks. I may have to make my...

Yes it is now. Thanks. I may have to make my next chain one of those KMC Silver ones..
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,704
Posted By Sy Reene

Heck, somehow Ribble has cracked the code on...

Heck, somehow Ribble has cracked the code on this.. and their scale/size has to be dwarfed by the likes of the big 4. RIBBLE Bike Builder...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Sy Reene

Delivered and installed. Seem perfectly true and...

Delivered and installed. Seem perfectly true and round. Angry Bees type of rear hub; will take some getting used to:

Hunt Sprint Aero Wide...
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