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09-23-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 817
Posted By aclinjury

I'm from Socal? It's hard to relate

I'm from Socal? It's hard to relate
09-14-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,653
Posted By aclinjury

In the Socal beach areas, most people either get...

In the Socal beach areas, most people either get a road bike (could be an endurance one), or a beach cruiser. I see very few 1x bikes on the road. I can honestly say I've seen 1 person riding a...
09-13-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,653
Posted By aclinjury

you're in Newport Beach? there ain't any gravel...

you're in Newport Beach? there ain't any gravel roads here
09-11-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,677
Posted By aclinjury

get all the rednecks outta Cali. Most fires are...

get all the rednecks outta Cali. Most fires are start by these woody rednecks.
08-31-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,347
Posted By aclinjury

Sivakov just suck at descending. Homeboy also...

Sivakov just suck at descending. Homeboy also crashed descending in the Dauphane, all dry condition.
08-31-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,029
Posted By aclinjury

well people believe disc gives better modulation...

well people believe disc gives better modulation and better feel, especially in the wet. This is supposed to allow them to feel the limit of traction without exceeding it. That's the whole idea of...
08-31-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,029
Posted By aclinjury

Alaphilippe got a new bike. What about all...

Alaphilippe got a new bike.

What about all the carnage in the wet? Shouldn't disc brake suppose to shine here? you know, better feel, better modulation...etc
08-29-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,078
Posted By aclinjury

For the front, one should use narrower tires that...

For the front, one should use narrower tires that are supple and lighter weight overall, this will translate into faster reaction to turning. Supple casing means more shock absorption. Also, if you...
08-19-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,813
Posted By aclinjury

you sound like a damn nagging wife, always got to...

you sound like a damn nagging wife, always got to have the last word in everything huh?
08-18-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,813
Posted By aclinjury

giant FTW!!!

giant FTW!!!
08-17-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By aclinjury

Giant right now is the best carbon bike...

Giant right now is the best carbon bike manufacturer. Nothing Wisconsin knows that Giant doesn't already know or could do better (if they wanted to).
08-17-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,076
Posted By aclinjury

(1) yes it does. Lever should be in what's called...

(1) yes it does. Lever should be in what's called "T-Trim" position (ie, lever should be released from the top position down to T-trim position)
https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/dm/DM-RAFD001-02-ENG.pdf ...
08-14-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 842
Posted By aclinjury

I've heard that shoe or boot repair glue can also...

I've heard that shoe or boot repair glue can also be strong and pliable, though I have not gone down this path yet.
08-14-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 842
Posted By aclinjury

I've used the regular butyl patches, but the...

I've used the regular butyl patches, but the butyl patches are thick as they're designed for thick butyl tubes.

Nowaday, I use a latex patch (cut up from a discarded latex tube). The problem here...
08-14-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 842
Posted By aclinjury

this is housewives' tale. I have yet to see a...

this is housewives' tale. I have yet to see a patched latex tube explode in such fashion.
Latex is VERY stretchable, much much more stretchable than butyl tubes. One time, when I did not proper...
08-13-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By aclinjury

Casati Inox 99. Brazed Columbus XCR tubes. Bought...

Casati Inox 99. Brazed Columbus XCR tubes. Bought the frame for $1800 usd from a bike shop in Singapore that was using it as a display model. Paint used is some sort of metallic that shifts hues...
08-10-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,184
Posted By aclinjury

right. New tubeless ríms nowaday must have this...

right. New tubeless ríms nowaday must have this "locking ridge" (the hump) on the inside to lock the tire in place. The "older" HED Belgium rims (that I have) don't have this pronounced hump, there...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,531
Posted By aclinjury

probably akin to the percentage of Hummers seeing...

probably akin to the percentage of Hummers seeing dirt vs driveway pavement :D
Joking aside, I vaguely recall a collegue once told me his GT3RS rear tires only last about 10k, and he isn't tracking...
08-05-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,501
Posted By aclinjury

Oh please stop bagging on California. Do you...

Oh please stop bagging on California. Do you realize what a mess it would be, and the amount money it would take, if CA was to throw all the homeless bicycle thieves in jail? The resources it takes...
08-04-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,531
Posted By aclinjury

this thread should be entitlted: "what's the...

this thread should be entitlted:
"what's the perfect UTILITARIAN wheelset"
08-03-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 693
Posted By aclinjury

Not according to many medical statistics on...

Not according to many medical statistics on metabolic disease and endless observations from cardiologists!
Diseases can hit even the healthiest vegans eating organic plant. But statistically,...
07-31-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 632
Posted By aclinjury

Mtb's have long wheelbase compared to roadies,...

Mtb's have long wheelbase compared to roadies, and a longer wheelbase means softer ride.
If you could get a hartail and put on SLICK high volume tires, that should be enough suspension without...
07-30-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By aclinjury

liberal arts majors?

liberal arts majors?
07-30-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By aclinjury

when reading charts, it's up to the readers to...

when reading charts, it's up to the readers to understand that the recommened psi is fo a particular "weight", and adjust upward for equipment.
The people who come up with these charts can't...
07-26-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,620
Posted By aclinjury

hmmm, graph shows that on good asphat, a 25mm...

hmmm, graph shows that on good asphat, a 25mm wide tire should be run at 100-110 psi for maximum Crr benefit.
hear that guys using 25mm tires, not 75 psi, not 80,.. but 100!!
07-12-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,015
Posted By aclinjury

5'8" and 173 lbs? this is not "natural climber"...

5'8" and 173 lbs? this is not "natural climber" in the world of cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,638
Posted By aclinjury

couple of pics, New veloflex on the right, old...

couple of pics,
New veloflex on the right, old one on the right. Both 25mm.
New one, 212g. Old 207g. These are regular clincher. The new tubeless clincher is 21g heavier than the new clincher...
07-10-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,399
Posted By aclinjury

Hmm I never thought about it that way, and that's...

Hmm I never thought about it that way, and that's the beauty of people creations, you never know what they're thinking until they tell you :)
Nice.
07-10-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,399
Posted By aclinjury

nice build, but I think a ti stem would go nicer...

nice build, but I think a ti stem would go nicer with the flow as the zipp stem sems to be overpowering the bike
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,638
Posted By aclinjury

matter of fact I have the 25mm gp5k on a Zipp 30...

matter of fact I have the 25mm gp5k on a Zipp 30 (21mm inner diameter). It measures out to just over 25mm when pumped to about 80 psi. The GP5ks run smaller than their GP4ks for sure. I use it as...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,638
Posted By aclinjury

ah gotcha my man!! And if you notice, I haven't...

ah gotcha my man!! And if you notice, I haven't argued that there isn't a rolling resistance advantage of the Conti either, but I'm arguing that people are putting WAY too much emphasis on ONE...
07-03-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,222
Posted By aclinjury

apparently it didn't, looks like the chain chew...

apparently it didn't, looks like the chain chew into the catcher itself a bit too.
This is a Trek Emonda frame, their weightweeini frame, probabaly 800g, but that's what you get for light weight...
07-02-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,222
Posted By aclinjury

This is a bit of a misleading question as...

This is a bit of a misleading question as out-right catastrophic failures are rare.

The better question for carbon frames (and components) would be how many carbon frames have:
- a crack down the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By aclinjury

makes zero sense. The G3 hub actually rolls very...

makes zero sense. The G3 hub actually rolls very well, just as fast as any DT Swiss hub.
The weight saving will be nothing
06-29-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 974
Posted By aclinjury

I've never had a hard stool since I went vegan. ...

I've never had a hard stool since I went vegan.
You don't need to go vegan, but take lots of those pysillium fiber
06-27-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,275
Posted By aclinjury

forget cycling, have the kid run cycling is for...

forget cycling, have the kid run
cycling is for old men with weak bones who can't run worth a ****., Kids should run
06-26-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,958
Posted By aclinjury

Galen Rupp has competed in 10k events with a...

Galen Rupp has competed in 10k events with a facemask due to his allergy. I'd like to know what sort of mask this is!
...
06-26-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,240
Posted By aclinjury

highend BMXs, dirtjumpers, are still chromoly. ...

highend BMXs, dirtjumpers, are still chromoly.

Carbon bikes shock the sh8t outtta your feet going over washboard pavement and railroad tracks. Steel, no problem just fly over like magic carpet.
06-24-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 833
Posted By aclinjury

with a frame pump, you'd need to be a gorilla to...

with a frame pump, you'd need to be a gorilla to put in 120 psi in a 25mm tire, but even before that, he pump will probably break at 90 psi

Ever tried to hold a 120lb dumbell with just 2 fingers?...
06-22-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By aclinjury

LBS don't have qualified carbon fiber experts...

LBS don't have qualified carbon fiber experts making $15/hr.
05-31-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By aclinjury

The higher the cadence (assuming your legs have...

The higher the cadence (assuming your legs have the power to deliver high cadence), the quicker the crank will sweep through the angle of engagement. DT Swiss ratchet system comes in 18 teeth, 36t,...
05-31-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By aclinjury

For road bike, 18 points of engagement is very...

For road bike, 18 points of engagement is very acceptable.
For mtb, 36pt is good, and if you do lots of slow technical climbing with hairpins, then 54pt is great. 72pt is probably overkill.
For...
05-20-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,445
Posted By aclinjury

well it's only 1 year old. 2020 has been reset

well it's only 1 year old. 2020 has been reset
05-14-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,727
Posted By aclinjury

you're 5'6", use 165mm crank, not 175mm

you're 5'6", use 165mm crank, not 175mm
05-09-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,418
Posted By aclinjury

Move over Specialized Diverge, say hello to my...

Move over Specialized Diverge, say hello to my 2016 Giant XTC with a 100mm inverted fork.
Roll the gravel and shred the singletracks, leaving Diverge riders wondering if they have purchased the...
05-08-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,418
Posted By aclinjury

well, at least they got it right by using a 68mm...

well, at least they got it right by using a 68mm BSA bottom bracket!
04-20-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,650
Posted By aclinjury

let's make this simple, avoid big/big and...

let's make this simple, avoid big/big and small/small combinations.
Of these combination, the big/big is the more detrimental one, and when you're in big/big, you will definitely hear the chain...
04-12-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,897
Posted By aclinjury

fancy!!! very nice. How does she feel?

fancy!!! very nice. How does she feel?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 29,428
Posted By aclinjury

The UCI's 6.9kg weight requirement is antiquated....

The UCI's 6.9kg weight requirement is antiquated. Rim brake bikes are forced to add on weight?
They need to lower this limit down to 5.5 kg. Then we'll revisit this debate again?
01-29-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,561
Posted By aclinjury

you don't even need any arm, that's how you ride...

you don't even need any arm, that's how you ride unicycles and do no-handed wheelie climbs like Peter Sagan :D
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