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09-26-19, 02:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 870
Posted By RMoudatir

The pink Muc off bike wash spray smells like the...

The pink Muc off bike wash spray smells like the cherry from those car freshener things you leave in the car.
08-24-19, 11:18 AM
08-24-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By RMoudatir

I first tightened the stem to 6 newton meters...

I first tightened the stem to 6 newton meters with a torque wrench and then removed the stem to take pictures of another thing that was actually just a cosmetic thing nothing bad. Before I had...
08-24-19, 01:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By RMoudatir

Marked steering tube from stem clamp. Is the steering tube ok? Change the stem?

I tightened the stem pinch bolts to 6 nm as recommend 5-7 nm. I had never ridden with it since the bike I am building has not even been completed. The inside of the stem where it contacts the...
08-16-19, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By RMoudatir

Ego thread? I just noticed this thing on the fork...

Ego thread? I just noticed this thing on the fork and I'm sure there are many people with good knowledge about these things here, I am just a noob who has no experience with carbon steering tubes and...
08-16-19, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By RMoudatir

Is the fork cracked and rendered useless or is this nothing to be concerned?

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/a068c58_c0c5034ae7207a8cd292ddfe42b588292e50404d.jpg
I had gotten a frame set off Otso last December that included a Lithic Hiili...
08-15-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By RMoudatir

Had a minor accident with a man on a bicycle

Today I was delivering something in Downtown Los Angeles and on a street I made a right turn about 10-15 mph and this man who I had actually seen earlier just riding his bike all over the street in...
08-10-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By RMoudatir

Would I need to buy two chains to fit on a 11-40 & 30/46 , 440 mm chainstay?

On most of the chains it says 116 links, but I am not sure if I may need a bit more, but I cannot find any chains that are longer than 116 link. For anyone running a 11 - 40 cassette & 46/30...
07-22-19, 02:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By RMoudatir

Shimano Ultegra R8020 vs GRX, what is the difference?

I am building an adventure bike and want really low gearing on it for some very steep hills. I was wondering what the difference between R8020 and GRX is? What is more suitable for adventure biking?...
05-07-18, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By RMoudatir

Ohhhh I just realized that the small chainring on...

Ohhhh I just realized that the small chainring on the triple chainsets use a 22t chainring... this whole time I was thinking it was 30t which is why I thought those 1x groupsets had a bigger...
05-06-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By RMoudatir

What I meant was to have a bigger cassette in the...

What I meant was to have a bigger cassette in the rear, since most bikes with triple cranks I saw had up to a 32t or 34t cassette in the rear but I wanted a much larger one like a 40t or bigger...
05-06-18, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By RMoudatir

I don't have a mountain bike as of now but I am...

I don't have a mountain bike as of now but I am looking to buy my first one and I wanted a drive train that has large cassette rings around 40t or more for very steep climbs I have in the mountains I...
05-05-18, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By RMoudatir

Can I swap a triple crankset for a 1x crankset without any changes to the groupset?

I was thinking if I can swap the triple crankset for a 1x crankset and remove the front derailleur and front shifter. Will that work, perhaps just some adjustments in the rear?
12-05-17, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,995
Posted By RMoudatir

Tire clearance on 2016 Specialized Allez Elite?

I recently purchased a pair of Fulcrum Racing Quattro wheels, non LG version which are 15mm wide internal. I got 25mm Ultra sport tires since I couldn't afford the GP 4000 ii tires and the bike shop...
09-21-17, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By RMoudatir

I just found a listing of 10 speed Reynold's...

I just found a listing of 10 speed Reynold's Solitude wheelset for $250 in veey good condition, they weigh sub 1600g from actual weight, less than description of 1633g and they are 30mm which is...
09-20-17, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By RMoudatir

So basically it's either save 100g with a...

So basically it's either save 100g with a shallower rim or have 100g more with a deeper rim and more stiffness?
09-20-17, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By RMoudatir

Why? Aren't they basically the same wheelset? I...

Why? Aren't they basically the same wheelset? I thought Sciroccos just had a louder hub (which I prefer more) and the Quattros had a relatively silent hub.
09-18-17, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By RMoudatir

$250 wheel set? Fulcrum Racing 5, Scirocco 35, Fulcrum Quattro

I am looking for a new wheelset to buy, I've never bought any wheels before and this is my first road bike which is the 2016 Specialized Allez, it comes with Axis 1.0 wheels and they're really flexy...
07-11-17, 01:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,234
Posted By RMoudatir

Thanks guys, I knew something was fishy lol. I...

Thanks guys, I knew something was fishy lol. I thought it was one of those things that people are giving away things they don't want for bargain prices without caring about the money
07-10-17, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,234
Posted By RMoudatir

Insanely cheap deals in ebay?

I was shopping on ebay today and I was in search of a 5800 crank set and I found one for 16 dollars! Look at this on eBay Shimano 105 5800 Double Compact Road Bike Crankset - Black eBayk | eBay...
05-27-17, 07:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,655
Posted By RMoudatir

I'm not very experienced and only have crossed...

I'm not very experienced and only have crossed this trail twice and what I can tell you is that the trails are very easy and casual for mountain biking, I used a racing road bike for the trail and I...
05-27-17, 04:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,655
Posted By RMoudatir

I made it out alive! No sleep in 30 hrs lol ...

I made it out alive! No sleep in 30 hrs lol

https://www.strava.com/activities/1008561856
05-25-17, 09:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,655
Posted By RMoudatir

I've suddenly started watching a bunch of...

I've suddenly started watching a bunch of mountain lion videos since that thought has occured to me, maybe I'm a bit too paranoid lol. So should I keep my guard up when on the trails, watching my...
05-25-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,655
Posted By RMoudatir

[QUOTE=ooga-booga;19608463] I have not heard of...

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I have not heard of that you would have to register to ride through a specific area, I have never ridden south to San Diego before, on Google Maps it showed me that I...
05-25-17, 12:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,655
Posted By RMoudatir

Riding through Santa Ana Mountains in the middle of the night, mountain lions?

So I have been planning on this ride for quite a while now, I live in Southern California near Orange County and I was planning on riding through the Santa Ana Mountains starting from Skyline trail...
05-07-17, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 970
Posted By RMoudatir

Shimano Tiagra 4700 compatibility

I know this may be a dumb question but I am wondering if I could swap out some components from my current group set for higher end ones on Tiagra 4700, the Shimano 105 5800 chainset is only a few...
03-29-17, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By RMoudatir

Thank you and yes my road bike is a 2 x 10

Thank you and yes my road bike is a 2 x 10
03-29-17, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By RMoudatir

I was just considering this change because where...

I was just considering this change because where I live there are a lot of climbs and going up a 5% climb was very tough, I'm not the strongest rider, I only weigh 60kg, I just want gearing that can...
03-28-17, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By RMoudatir

https://youtu.be/DzUunm4suo0 What do you...

https://youtu.be/DzUunm4suo0

What do you think of this?
03-28-17, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By RMoudatir

My road bike already came with compact chain...

My road bike already came with compact chain rings 50/34 and it comes with a short caged tiagra 4700 rear derailleur
03-27-17, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By RMoudatir

Cassette change question

I just got my first road bike last Thursday, I do have some knowledge about road bikes but have been stuck with a single speed for a long time but finally got a road bike. The road bike I'm using is...
03-24-17, 12:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,902
Posted By RMoudatir

I just decided to go to my LBS yesterday and...

I just decided to go to my LBS yesterday and picked up a Specialized Allez Elite 2016 for $999
03-23-17, 12:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,902
Posted By RMoudatir

How is Vitus? I saw a Vitus Zenium VR Disc Road...

How is Vitus? I saw a Vitus Zenium VR Disc Road Bike 2016 for $765, It has full 105 5800 groupset and disc brakes, weighs only 20 lbs and fits all the things that I wanted in a bike, is this really a...
03-21-17, 04:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,902
Posted By RMoudatir

Suggestions for entry level road bike

I'm planning on buying a new road bike, I was looking for something with 11-32 at least 9 speed, alloy frame with carbon blade fork, and possibly disc brakes. My budget is about $500 - $800 . Any...
02-12-17, 03:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,125
Posted By RMoudatir

http://6KU Track https://imgur.com/gallery/VOuBm ...

http://6KU Track https://imgur.com/gallery/VOuBm
6KU Track https://imgur.com/gallery/VOuBm

This is a pic of my bike currently, ignore the awkward drop bar angle lol
02-12-17, 03:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,125
Posted By RMoudatir

Lol! no way am I falling for those custom color...

Lol! no way am I falling for those custom color fixies that cost $200 more than they should! I meant custom as in I bought the 6KU track stock and replaced everything with components I chose except...
02-11-17, 10:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,125
Posted By RMoudatir

I forgot to say that for every revolution of the...

I forgot to say that for every revolution of the crank, it makes a cracking, creaking sound in the same exact position it turns. It seems to be more obvious when I torque up.
02-10-17, 12:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,125
Posted By RMoudatir

It's a 6KU Track bike but the frame is pretty...

It's a 6KU Track bike but the frame is pretty much an Aventon Cordoba, they make the same frame in the factory it's just with a different paint job and cheaper components that I have swapped out for...
02-09-17, 10:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,125
Posted By RMoudatir

A lot of flex when climbing and sprinting

I have a custom single speed track bike, the frame is aluminum and it uses an FSA Carbon Track crankset with a 49 tooth Pro Track chainring with the ISIS bottom bracket. I thought this set up would...
11-29-16, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,423
Posted By RMoudatir

They are lighter, cheaper and have quick release....

They are lighter, cheaper and have quick release. I intend to use them like a single speed road bike not fixed gear.
11-28-16, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,423
Posted By RMoudatir

Converting road bike wheels for single speed use?

Is it possible to convert a road bike wheel set for single speed use? I have a single speed road bike that has very cheap wheels and I want to replace them with decent ones at least $150-$250. Is it...
11-22-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,476
Posted By RMoudatir

Check out my ride on Strava:...

Check out my ride on Strava: https://www.strava.com/activities/771762581/shareable_images/map_based?hl=en-US&v=1478814649

The Gps for some reason glitched out so my speed and distance was lowered...
11-22-16, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,476
Posted By RMoudatir

There is only about 800ft of elevation gain from...

There is only about 800ft of elevation gain from the loop I take but once I hit the hills I have to amp up my power since I use a big gear ratio for climbing. I pretty much do 20-21mph on the flats...
11-22-16, 11:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,476
Posted By RMoudatir

Yeah, I am planning on investing on a decent...

Yeah, I am planning on investing on a decent aluminum road bike with shimano 105 groupset and clipless pedals and a cycling kit within the near future but for now I am stuck with a 6ku track bike lol.
11-22-16, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,476
Posted By RMoudatir

I have, I did a 52 mile trip the other week and...

I have, I did a 52 mile trip the other week and managed to finish at 16mph, I plan on doing at least 18mph by mid next year.
11-22-16, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,476
Posted By RMoudatir

I am currently using an FSA Carbon Track crank...

I am currently using an FSA Carbon Track crank set with a 49 tooth chaining and a 16 tooth cog. But my body type isn't really that good for track sprinting, I am a small guy @ 5'8 and 130lbs and I...
11-22-16, 02:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,476
Posted By RMoudatir

How long till I hit the plateau?

I have been cycling for almost 4 months and on the same 20 mile loop with some hills I went from 15mph on my first month, then 16 mph on my second month, 17 mph on my third and now I have hit the 18...
11-18-16, 11:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,327
Posted By RMoudatir

Lol! I'm quite far from that, I can barely do sub...

Lol! I'm quite far from that, I can barely do sub 11 sec 100m sprints.
11-18-16, 09:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,327
Posted By RMoudatir

No. I do all my cycling solo but on foot nobody...

No. I do all my cycling solo but on foot nobody has ever beaten me on a 100m sprint I guess cycling uses much different muscle groups than sprinting on foot.
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