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07-20-19, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By TimothyH

The first LBS is correct. You can buy the...

The first LBS is correct.

You can buy the 9100 chainrings, remove the old and bolt the new ones on yourself.

https://www.competitivecyclist.com/shimano-dura-acer9100-chainring
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 46,812
Posted By TimothyH

Most of you guys are using Black Prince pads? ...

Most of you guys are using Black Prince pads?

My concern is wet weather performance. Are the Black Prince pads good in the wet? What about the Yellow King?

I'm used to Koolstop salmon on alloy...
07-19-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By TimothyH

It wouldn't surprise me if they stuck plutonium...

It wouldn't surprise me if they stuck plutonium up their nostrils.



-Tim-
07-19-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By TimothyH

I have Koolstop salmon on three bikes and don't...

I have Koolstop salmon on three bikes and don't get any noise, wet or dry.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 46,812
Posted By TimothyH

Thanks. I didn't notice that. Something is...

Thanks. I didn't notice that.

Something is wrong with that claim because these were not waterslide decals under clearcoat. I peeled them off about an hour ago. They are simple stickers and came...
07-19-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By TimothyH

What brand and model pads are you running? ...

What brand and model pads are you running?

My guess is that you would not have noticed a thing with good wet weather pads like Koolstop salmon.


-Tim-
07-19-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,664
Posted By TimothyH

Everyone should read this... ...

Everyone should read this...



Monitoring heart rate is a really good point.

Excellent post.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 46,812
Posted By TimothyH

Well, speaking with Paul at Light Bicycle...

Well, speaking with Paul at Light Bicycle customer service, apparently what is seen in the photo above is their idea of stealth. I decided not to get into a discussion of the semantics of the word...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 46,812
Posted By TimothyH

Pretty disappointed. Stealth graphics were...

Pretty disappointed.

Stealth graphics were ordered. This looks like white.

Do these look like stealth or white to you guys?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,555
Posted By TimothyH

It sounds like average speed and a cycling...

It sounds like average speed and a cycling computer are the least of your problems. :p


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 46,812
Posted By TimothyH

Shipped 7/3. Edit: I just checked tracking...

Shipped 7/3.

Edit: I just checked tracking information. There had been zero updates since 7/4 but lots of activity since yesterday, the 18th when the rims apparently passed customs at JFK airport...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 46,812
Posted By TimothyH

Mack hubs arrived from Poland in three weeks. ...

Mack hubs arrived from Poland in three weeks.

Rims were ordered from LB almost five weeks ago and have not arrived. I'm not worried or upset. Just want to get this done and do some riding.
...
07-19-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4,578
Views: 453,138
Posted By TimothyH

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/mack_superlight_hubs_sm_001_4daead7cdc50fe9e61b4757be6f5dc073ce8b257.jpg
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07-19-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,240
Posted By TimothyH

I own the Easton EC70 AX. They are about as wide...

I own the Easton EC70 AX. They are about as wide as I would want to go on the road, not so much because of the flare of the bars themselves but because of the angle at which it places the...
07-19-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,333
Posted By TimothyH

Maybe it is a cultural thing. Americans tend...

Maybe it is a cultural thing.

Americans tend to grow up on diets with lots of dairy.
07-19-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 387
Posted By TimothyH

Hello 1AvidCyclistCat. I ride a Rodriguez...

Hello 1AvidCyclistCat.

I ride a Rodriguez custom on the road and have done centuries on it. I started at 51 with a Bianchi Pista and I'm now 55.
...
07-19-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 465
Posted By TimothyH

The light is an Exposre Strada 1200 which is...

The light is an Exposre Strada 1200 which is discontinued. They now make the Strada SL, RS and SB with various max brightness levels. Burn time is 3+ hours on high and by dropping to low power when...
07-19-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,664
Posted By TimothyH

Skipjacks is 100% correct. There are...

Skipjacks is 100% correct.

There are multiple heat related threads right now.

Northerners - Montreal, NYC, Ohio, Wisconsin - are complaining about nausea, not being able to complete rides,...
07-19-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By TimothyH

The Air 9 came with a front suspension. If it has...

The Air 9 came with a front suspension. If it has a rigid fork then someone converted it. Just FYI.

I would not go rigid but would want at least a front suspension - AKA "Hardtail."

Full...
07-19-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,655
Posted By TimothyH

The Cervelo Aspero has generated some excitement....

The Cervelo Aspero has generated some excitement.

For me it is the Niner MCR. I would like to see how this thing actually rides in the wild. No plans to buy one but I'd like to test ride one for...
07-19-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By TimothyH

She's very sparkly - definitely very sparkly... ...

She's very sparkly - definitely very sparkly...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x808/cerveloasperorelease2019_16_94917eb4484c19a42953402e4aca643cbfd9347e.jpg
07-19-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 465
Posted By TimothyH

Integrated. Much simpler - fewer parts, no wires,...

Integrated. Much simpler - fewer parts, no wires, etc.

I run both helmet and bar lights. Riding on bumpy surfaces has not been a problem.

Bar lights get attached to the underside of the GPS...
07-19-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,333
Posted By TimothyH

Dairy isn't a problem. An ice cold bottle of...

Dairy isn't a problem.

An ice cold bottle of milk is great on a hot ride.

Lots of protein, hydrates, wholesome and natural - isn't engineered in a test tube and manufactured in a vat in some...
07-18-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By TimothyH

Edge 830 Battery Life with Screen On All the Time?

Can someone who actually owns one tell me how long the battery lasts with the screen on all the time, glonass enabled and speed/cadence/heart rate sensors in use?

I'm not looking for Garmin's...
07-18-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 817
Posted By TimothyH

Fabric Scoop. ...

Fabric Scoop.

https://fabric.cc/products/saddles/

They come in three profiles - Flat for an aero racing position, Shallow for a more upright position and Radius for a fully upright position.
...
07-18-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,291
Posted By TimothyH

So how does this work? The government is...

So how does this work?

The government is just going to ignore that the lane is for bikes and allow motorized delivery robots?

They are just going to ignore that the MUP is for non-motorized,...
07-18-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By TimothyH

The wall was a crutch until I got proficient. ...

The wall was a crutch until I got proficient.

48x15 (84.5 GI) by the way.

When using the Sportcrafter inertia (free spinning) drum, intensity of the workout is limited by my ability to pedal at...
07-18-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By TimothyH

I doubt the rider was trying to smoke anyone or...

I doubt the rider was trying to smoke anyone or hurt anyone's ego. He was probably just spectating and he had the best seat in the house.

Personally, I think the guys jumping the peloton are...
07-18-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 116,184
Posted By TimothyH

I was running Absolute Black 46/30 chainrings on...

I was running Absolute Black 46/30 chainrings on an Ultegra crank but they have gone away due to shifting performance issues. It is a shame because the oval rings feel great to pedal.

An Easton...
07-18-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By TimothyH

This is extremely good advice. 800-234-2725...

This is extremely good advice.

800-234-2725 is Cane Creek's number.

Tell whomever answers that you need help determining what headset you need and would like to order it. Two guys do this and...
07-18-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,333
Posted By TimothyH

These things are good... ...

These things are good...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/440x400/jolly_rancher_cool_tubes_v1_f8f865216c73a17e71e456becb6e8cf62dcd6ca4.jpg
07-18-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By TimothyH

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhV5x4DDF3c

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhV5x4DDF3c
07-18-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By TimothyH

I think the 5mm is to make up for the difference...

I think the 5mm is to make up for the difference between 700c and 650b.

The bike radar article says...

Cervélo’s take on the fork insert alters the position fore and aft by 5mm horizontally. As...
07-18-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,333
Posted By TimothyH

Oh, you are the unicycle guy. Cool. I'm from Long...

Oh, you are the unicycle guy. Cool. I'm from Long Island and I'm familiar with the geography. We used to take the ferry from Pt. Jefferson to Bridgeport and ride the Blooming Metric in May.

My...
07-18-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By TimothyH

Cervelo Aspero

Is it just another dropped seat stay endurance bike?

I think it is pretty nice. Cervelo claims it was built for speed and as one would expect, the frame is pretty light. Should be a pretty quick...
07-18-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,333
Posted By TimothyH

It sounds trite but if someone isn't riding in...

It sounds trite but if someone isn't riding in the heat then they may need to just acclimate.

Suggesting specific foods is fine but the OP is in NYC where it is currently hotter than it normally...
07-17-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By TimothyH

Everybody should be so lucky. -Tim-

Everybody should be so lucky.


-Tim-
07-17-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By TimothyH

The RD-RX805 is an Ultegra Di2 derailleur with...

The RD-RX805 is an Ultegra Di2 derailleur with clutch.

https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/ultegra-rx/RD-RX805-GS.html


-Tim-
07-17-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By TimothyH

prophet99 How do you have the spacers set...

prophet99

How do you have the spacers set up? Which spacers are you using where?

Some go between the bottom bracket shell and bottom bracket outboard cups?

I'm a little confused as to how to...
07-17-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By TimothyH

Koolstop salmon

Koolstop salmon
07-17-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By TimothyH

Preaching to the choir... :) ...

Preaching to the choir... :)

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x600/img_8676_smjpg_4931366d325a425a8130c16a32ed77b718efaa95.jpg

Resistance rollers with this setup is a...
07-17-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,291
Posted By TimothyH

Here you go. Won't be long. This thing is...

Here you go. Won't be long.

This thing is actually pretty cool.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mT3vfSQePcs
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 893
Posted By TimothyH

Oh, I agree but they are pretty up front about...

Oh, I agree but they are pretty up front about whether any given bike was ridden by a pro and even give the riders team and name.

The OP asked, "Did you seek it out? Did you stumble on it?" and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 893
Posted By TimothyH

https://www.theproscloset.com/

https://www.theproscloset.com/
07-17-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By TimothyH

You will need to change the stem, not the...

You will need to change the stem, not the headset.

But yes, you can get a different stem which will fit the new handlebar diameter. Swapping the stem is reasonably easy.
...
Forum: Southeast
07-17-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By TimothyH

In post number 3 Juan Foote explained how to...

In post number 3 Juan Foote explained how to find the addresses.

All you have to do is click on the pin for each trailhead on google maps and the address is right there.


...
07-17-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By TimothyH

In spite of my post, I can see the point in this...

In spite of my post, I can see the point in this on a trainer.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,555
Posted By TimothyH

Only very strong riders and likely not solo...

Only very strong riders and likely not solo efforts.

15 MPH to 18 MPH average speed is more likely for most riders on solo rides more than 20 miles.




Many cyclists and runners are...
07-17-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By TimothyH

Bold/Red is why "Gaps between gears" is a problem...

Bold/Red is why "Gaps between gears" is a problem which is often overstated.

When a wide(er) range cassette was installed on my gravel bike I hunted for the correct gear but after a couple of...
07-17-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,274
Posted By TimothyH

I saw this at a gravel race this summer. ...

I saw this at a gravel race this summer.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1099x733/capture_907306100fedaf0aeb518d7cd89ad829d54cfad8.jpg


-Tim-
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