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Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,721
Posted By Johnny Rad

Makes me feel like a Shleck bros... ...

Makes me feel like a Shleck bros...

https://i.imgur.com/31TUvwbl.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Johnny Rad

If it does indeed go away, I think it’ll be a...

If it does indeed go away, I think it’ll be a product development candidate for being “reimagined“ and brought back one day.

What’s old is new again.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,630
Posted By Johnny Rad

Probably rebuilt with non-OEM parts...

Probably rebuilt with non-OEM parts...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,467
Posted By Johnny Rad

My cranks are also horizontal; right foot...

My cranks are also horizontal; right foot forward.

As for my hand position, I employ Niabli’s pt 1 approach with them in tight near the stem.

Then I add some Pantani with my butt off and behind...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By Johnny Rad

Caused by the handlebar at full turn?

Caused by the handlebar at full turn?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,228
Posted By Johnny Rad

I'm addicted to the Addict. Though I looking...

I'm addicted to the Addict.

Though I looking longingly at the F01L.
(Same for the new Addict even with its visually heavy front-end.)

The Addict's geo works well enough for me; I pedal and it...
Forum: For Sale
01-12-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By Johnny Rad

Sold. Thank you!

Sold. Thank you!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By Johnny Rad

Zwifting outside is def a thing. 4" of snow...

Zwifting outside is def a thing.

4" of snow today here.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,942
Posted By Johnny Rad

Good point. I didn't extend my cass gear range...

Good point. I didn't extend my cass gear range moving from 10spd to 11, so the extra gear is imperceptible. I appreciate tight gearing to keep my cadence in the sweet spot, so I'm sure that's been...
Forum: For Sale
01-08-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By Johnny Rad

SOLD - Price reduced to $xx/shipped CONUS

SOLD - Price reduced to $xx/shipped CONUS
Forum: For Sale
01-06-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By Johnny Rad

FS: Garmin Edge 520 - computer only, used

SOLD - Price reduced to $xx/shipped CONUS


FS: Garmin Edge 520 - computer only, used

Works fine and no scratches on the screen; bought new in early 2017

Includes stock (?) out-front mount,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,084
Posted By Johnny Rad

Did you see the MotorTrend Head2Head video...

Did you see the MotorTrend Head2Head video pitting ICON’s FJ44 against a MB G65? Obviously an FJ isn’t a Bronco, but the builder and the bits are the same - grossly exaggerated engine output and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,049
Posted By Johnny Rad

There’s another great pictorial chart out there,...

There’s another great pictorial chart out there, which I can’t find, that compares numerous hand positions on the bar. Maybe some knows what I’m talking about and can post it?!

If I recall...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,082
Posted By Johnny Rad

Use black electrical tape. No more rattling. ...

Use black electrical tape. No more rattling.

https://i.imgur.com/9o2TkuYl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/hYXldzNl.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,082
Posted By Johnny Rad

I put my thumb on the tire above the valve stem...

I put my thumb on the tire above the valve stem to counter this... seems to work fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By Johnny Rad

I feel you! My wee brain takes time to...

I feel you! My wee brain takes time to re-adjust... and I’ve been reminded that a lovingly maintained older mech group is a thing of beauty.

My road bike w/eTap is out of commission for ~2wks, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,862
Posted By Johnny Rad

Looks sharp to me.

Looks sharp to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By Johnny Rad

My Kask Protone fits great, but isn’t the best...

My Kask Protone fits great, but isn’t the best when the temps get outta control hot.

I also didn’t care for how my sunglass (Salice 006) temple pieces bumped up against the helmet’s strap system...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By Johnny Rad

I’ve run both Reynolds std pad and cryo pad for...

I’ve run both Reynolds std pad and cryo pad for years. I don’t recall if one was better than the other, but I chose to run the “newer” cryo pads just in case. The cryos were very loud on my Reynolds...
Forum: For Sale
06-14-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,839
Posted By Johnny Rad

Bump - one last try. Ride strong

Bump - one last try.

Ride strong
Forum: For Sale
06-07-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 709
Posted By Johnny Rad

FS: SRAM Red22 compact crank GXP 170, used

SOLD: SRAM Red22 compact crank GXP 170, used

~10K mi
Sorry, no rings
Light heel rubbing

$xx shipped CONUS

Thanks!
Forum: For Sale
06-05-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By Johnny Rad

Sold! Thank you

Sold! Thank you
Forum: For Sale
06-04-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By Johnny Rad

FS: Pirelli Velo 4S clincher tires 23mm, new

SOLD: Pirelli Velo 4S clincher tires 23mm, new

New take-off's - 202g and 204g

$40 shipped CONUS for the pair

Thanks for looking

https://i.imgur.com/dZnE9M4l.jpg
Forum: For Sale
06-04-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 683
Posted By Johnny Rad

FS: Reynolds Attack clinchers; 29mm deep x 25mm wide, used (1,373g/set)

SOLD: Reynolds Attack clinchers; 29mm deep x 25mm wide, used - 1,373g/set

Reynolds Attack GS PowerTap clinchers - 1373g verified
- Front: 536g (upgraded to Extralite Cyberhub SP front hub and...
Forum: For Sale
06-04-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 473
Posted By Johnny Rad

FS: SRAM Red XG-1190 11spd 11x26 cassette, used 6.3K mi

SOLD: SRAM Red XG-1190 11spd 11x26 cassette, used 6.3K mi

https://i.imgur.com/kXeaHt6l.jpg

$xx shipped CONUS

Thanks for looking
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,290
Posted By Johnny Rad

I've found my people! I love this thread -...

I've found my people!

I love this thread - makes my drivetrain cleaning OCD seem normal.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,289
Posted By Johnny Rad

https://i.imgur.com/5KLkA2Kl.png

https://i.imgur.com/5KLkA2Kl.png
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 349,275
Posted By Johnny Rad

Not quite the same circumstance, but I like when...

Not quite the same circumstance, but I like when the slow guys behind repeatedly yell, “Gap!” in hopes that you’ll close it for them...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 28,209
Posted By Johnny Rad

Pre-tubeless Reynolds Attacks and Assaults were a...

Pre-tubeless Reynolds Attacks and Assaults were a joy to mount Schwalbe One, Evo, ZX, etc clinchers on... just thumbs.

Then I bought Reynolds’ latest 2018 / 2019 tubeless-ready Assaults and broke...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 28,209
Posted By Johnny Rad

I had the same clincher tire (Schwalbe One)...

I had the same clincher tire (Schwalbe One) mounting difficulties with 2018 / 2019 Reynolds tubeless-ready Assault rims.

Appears from this thread that some tires may be easier to mount than...
Forum: For Sale
04-28-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,839
Posted By Johnny Rad

FS: Bundle - Catlike Mixino (L) and two Panache SS jerseys (L)

GONE: Bundle - Catlike Mixino (L) helmet and two Panache lightweight short sleeve jerseys (L) - used and all in very good to excellent condition

1ea - Catlike Mixino helmet
Size L (241g) with new...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By Johnny Rad

Just missed seeing a buddy run over a squirrel on...

Just missed seeing a buddy run over a squirrel on a crazy fast, twisting descent. I came out of a turn behind him and saw the NSFW aftermath...

He doesn’t know if he ran it over with his front and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By Johnny Rad

They’re “good to go” in my book. Happily...

They’re “good to go” in my book.

Happily bought a few things from them over the years, including a nice frame.

Suggest you give them a ring today (Sat) or maybe Tues (if it doesn’t ship Mon)...
Forum: For Sale
01-24-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,022
Posted By Johnny Rad

FS: 2018 Reynolds Assault tubeless ready for rim brake, SRAM/Shim, used - lower price

SOLD. Thanks!

Price lowered to $xxx shipped CONUS

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FS: 2018 Reynolds Assault tubeless ready rim brake clinchers, SRAM / Shimano 11spd (1492g verified)
* 655g front w/o...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,464
Posted By Johnny Rad

Excellent. What computer are you using?

Excellent. What computer are you using?
Forum: For Sale
01-06-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 918
Posted By Johnny Rad

FS: 2018 Reynolds Assault tubeless ready rim brake clinchers, SRAM/Shimano, used

SOLD. Thanks!

Price lowered to $xxx shipped CONUS

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FS: 2018 Reynolds Assault tubeless ready rim brake clinchers, SRAM / Shimano 11spd (1492g verified)
* 655g front w/o...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-18, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By Johnny Rad

Has Gen3 successfully resolved the gen1 and gen2...

Has Gen3 successfully resolved the gen1 and gen2 dropouts? DCRainmaker did a nice demo on gen3; however, I’m (sadly) still leery based on what I’ve read elsewhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-18, 10:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,498
Posted By Johnny Rad

No issues with the mitten part.

No issues with the mitten part.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-18, 03:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,498
Posted By Johnny Rad

I'm a big fan of Craft Hybrid gloves for temps...

I'm a big fan of Craft Hybrid gloves for temps above ~39F (4C).

Despite their looks, they're surprisingly effective. They've got a slick "roll away" mitten bit is allegedly water- and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-18, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Johnny Rad

With the half dozen rides I've done in St....

With the half dozen rides I've done in St. George, I think Sojodave is on the money with the Veyo area.

I like Hwy 91 from Ivins to Gunlock to nearly Veyo and back.

I also like Hwy 18 from...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 07:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,063
Posted By Johnny Rad

Truth! “Operator error” can be a bitter pill to...

Truth! “Operator error” can be a bitter pill to swallow, but it’s not the tube’s fault for getting pinched or damaged from tire irons. I’ve learned the hard way that installation of latex tubes takes...
Forum: For Sale
10-05-18, 11:49 AM
Forum: For Sale
10-05-18, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By Johnny Rad

I'm not selling these with cleats. They were...

I'm not selling these with cleats. They were pretty spent.

Check out Speedplay's site for compatibility q's.

​​​​​​SPEEDPLAY : HIGH PERFORMANCE PEDALS...
Forum: For Sale
10-04-18, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By Johnny Rad

FS: Speedplay Ti Zero w/Ti butterflies, used (no cleats)

SOLD: Speedplay Ti Zero w/Ti butterflies, used (no cleats)

Used and serviced for >6 seasons
Rebuilt last season w/Spedplay kit

If you like, I'm happy to include brand new OEM take-off...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-18, 12:08 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,841
Posted By Johnny Rad

My last four helmets: * Specialized Prevail -...

My last four helmets:
* Specialized Prevail - pretty good all around, but it dripped sweat down my forehead on the hottest days
* Catlike Whisper and Whisper Plus - much better all around except...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By Johnny Rad

You're gonna like it! No regrets with my eTap...

You're gonna like it! No regrets with my eTap upgrade.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By Johnny Rad

I'm pretty darn sure this is one of the TWO...

I'm pretty darn sure this is one of the TWO switchbacks above Glen Haven...

"Devils Rd Gulch Switchbacks" is 0.54mi @ 10% gradient.

"Devils Gulch Rd Climb" adds .5mi just before the two...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By Johnny Rad

I’ve ridden HWY 34 a number of times - down and...

I’ve ridden HWY 34 a number of times - down and back up before and after the giant flood. You’re right, the new post-flood road is an absolute beauty to ride. I turn around after descending ~22mi,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,364
Posted By Johnny Rad

Same positive experience here. My SRAM Red and...

Same positive experience here. My SRAM Red and later Red22 worked as advertised. It consistently made me happy.

Will say say that in the beginning, I liked SRAM’s heavy-duty sounding “kerchunck”...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-18, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,535
Posted By Johnny Rad

Now you bring it up! Ha ha. Thanks for the...

Now you bring it up! Ha ha.

Thanks for the validation and underlying science.
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