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Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,346
Posted By noodle soup

I can't comment on the Kiss2 pad, but I will say...

I can't comment on the Kiss2 pad, but I will say that they run small. I'm an XL in Castelli race fit gear, but Large in every other brand.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 703
Posted By noodle soup

that's not rust, it's dirt.

that's not rust, it's dirt.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 703
Posted By noodle soup

I've heard stuff like that before

I've heard stuff like that before
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 265
Posted By noodle soup

Maybe getting a fitting done isn't the best idea.

Maybe getting a fitting done isn't the best idea.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,346
Posted By noodle soup

https://www.bicyclebuys.com/productimages/0700323N...

https://www.bicyclebuys.com/productimages/0700323NW-AMZ.jpg

this older style of Free Aero Race bibs was cut a little taller than the Free Aero 4 bibs. I wish I could find more of them in a Large.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,346
Posted By noodle soup

suspenders on bibs are often tight when standing,...

suspenders on bibs are often tight when standing, but fit better in a cycling position.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 265
Posted By noodle soup

I would check with Belmont Wheelworks. They are...

I would check with Belmont Wheelworks. They are one of the best shops in the Boston area.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 26,095
Posted By noodle soup

Zombie Thread Alert Add Intense to the list.

Zombie Thread Alert

Add Intense to the list.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 706
Posted By noodle soup

If you go and look back at my original post,...

If you go and look back at my original post, you'll see I mentioned the headset as a source of noise.

BTW, I can tell you with 100% certainty that his bars are not creaking in the stem. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 706
Posted By noodle soup

Is there any grease on the spacers? I've seen...

Is there any grease on the spacers? I've seen that stop a creaking from the headset.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By noodle soup

Flight Jackets were released in February of 2018,...

Flight Jackets were released in February of 2018, so they've been out for years.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By noodle soup

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50196735097_63...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50196735097_632b75ab97_w.jpg

I don't think there was any confusion
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 165,259
Posted By noodle soup

How much was that?

How much was that?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 165,259
Posted By noodle soup

the phone # is a 253 area code, but I had heard...

the phone # is a 253 area code, but I had heard previously the warehouse was in Canada.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 165,259
Posted By noodle soup

I just priced it out again, and it's about $3...

I just priced it out again, and it's about $3 more to use the US warehouse, but they have a 4 week lead time on builds.

It looks like I should expect them in mid-September, regardless of where I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 810
Posted By noodle soup

Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 165,259
Posted By noodle soup

Thanks for the info. I asked LB yesterday what...

Thanks for the info. I asked LB yesterday what their shipping times are from China currently.

This is the response

"Due to Covid-19 situation, there are few flights. So, we have below two...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 165,259
Posted By noodle soup

How were these shipped, how long did shipping...

How were these shipped, how long did shipping take from completion to your door, and did you have to pay a tax?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 599
Posted By noodle soup

I'd wait for the Domane. What color did you order?

I'd wait for the Domane. What color did you order?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By noodle soup

Thanks for saying what I was thinking.

Thanks for saying what I was thinking.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 706
Posted By noodle soup

should be the same on torch road hubs ...

should be the same on torch road hubs

https://youtu.be/Gk_A044-krk
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 706
Posted By noodle soup

I-9 classic? I'd contact them directly, and...

I-9 classic?

I'd contact them directly, and ask if they have a video for their road hubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,978
Posted By noodle soup

He did the same thing to his amateur club in...

He did the same thing to his amateur club in Massachusetts.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 706
Posted By noodle soup

It's definitely possible, and easy to correct.

It's definitely possible, and easy to correct.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 706
Posted By noodle soup

Noises like this on a customer's bike can drive a...

Noises like this on a customer's bike can drive a mechanic insane, and fill his wallet at the same time:D.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By noodle soup

When it's time to replace those lenses, you might...

When it's time to replace those lenses, you might want to trade them in for a new pair of Flak 2.0 XL. the lens is a very similar shape, but slightly larger. I have a few pairs of both styles, and...
08-05-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By noodle soup

PSA Fox Speedframe Pro helmet

I just picked up one of these, and I'm glad I did. It's very well ventilated and the straps lay flat against the side of my face.
They were out of stock all over North America, but Fox had all...
08-05-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By noodle soup

some DT Swiss hubs allow the swap, but not all of...

some DT Swiss hubs allow the swap, but not all of them.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 706
Posted By noodle soup

Do you have a spare wheelset ready to swap? that...

Do you have a spare wheelset ready to swap? that will probably eliminate the wheels as a noise source.

Check the headset and spacers.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 165,259
Posted By noodle soup

the 3k twill looks great

the 3k twill looks great
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 165,259
Posted By noodle soup

those are narrower, heavier, more expensive, and...

those are narrower, heavier, more expensive, and have far lower POE hubs.

No thanks.

The DT wheels aren't bad, but the Light Bicycle/Industry Nine wheels are a little better.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,519
Posted By noodle soup

Do I really have to explain why there isn't a...

Do I really have to explain why there isn't a track cycling fad/trend sweeping the nation(or even your area)?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,519
Posted By noodle soup

Rapha is The Great Divider Perhaps we should...

Rapha is The Great Divider

Perhaps we should add "Rapha" to the list of censored words. It's just too divisive.

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,519
Posted By noodle soup

In Phoenix it's a 3 hour drive to the nearest ski...

In Phoenix it's a 3 hour drive to the nearest ski area. Why isn't Phoenix considered a Ski Town?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,519
Posted By noodle soup

the lack of velodromes might have something to do...

the lack of velodromes might have something to do with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 703
Posted By noodle soup

Using a compressor?

Using a compressor?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 703
Posted By noodle soup

None of this sounds normal to me. Obviously I...

None of this sounds normal to me. Obviously I can't physically examine your bike, but I recommend that you take it to your local bike shop. If you have a Trek dealer in your area, you might take it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 165,259
Posted By noodle soup

thinking about getting these for my mountain...

thinking about getting these for my mountain bike. https://www.lightbicycle.com/site/share-cart?id=1924&fbclid=IwAR2r7dFNos2CY3eJ3hcH0yCx3DjjW7_yjI8a21yaOH3np4cisfzgxBcY0Uw

...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 599
Posted By noodle soup

Exactly why I mentioned it here. The OP is buying...

Exactly why I mentioned it here. The OP is buying his first bike, and no matter what his fitness level is, a "race" bike might not fit his body well.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 599
Posted By noodle soup

I hate the terminology that the indutry is using...

I hate the terminology that the indutry is using to catagorize bike like the Domane, Defy, etc. Almost any bike that let's the rider produce power comfortably, will work as an endurance bike. Proper...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 599
Posted By noodle soup

You're way to heavy for this sport.:innocent: ...

You're way to heavy for this sport.:innocent:

Seriously, 190lbs or 220lbs, you'll be fine on either bike, if it fits the dimensions/flexibility of your body.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 599
Posted By noodle soup

OP, Don't confuse Fit and Fitness. Bike fit and...

OP, Don't confuse Fit and Fitness. Bike fit and Bike Fitness aren't the same thing..

+1

I'm a fit cyclist, with good flexibility, but the dimensions of my body will never "fit" comfortably...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,757
Posted By noodle soup

I love seeing theses threads about riding in hot...

I love seeing theses threads about riding in hot weather, and have people dismiss the heat in AZ, because "it's a dry heat".
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By noodle soup

That's how I store the next set of tires to be...

That's how I store the next set of tires to be used

Every rim I tape for tubeless gets this treatment.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,127
Posted By noodle soup

I don't know about you, but I don't spend much...

I don't know about you, but I don't spend much time coasting.

If I'm going less than 40mph(which is most of the time), I'm not coasting. YMMV
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,127
Posted By noodle soup

The R45 CK hubs are much quieter than the old CK...

The R45 CK hubs are much quieter than the old CK classics. CK will tell you they designed it to be quieter, and I can tell you that they succeeded.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,127
Posted By noodle soup

I notice a slight difference in coast down when I...

I notice a slight difference in coast down when I change my DT Swiss hub from an 18t ring gear, to a 54t ring gear. It's not huge, and it's really only noticeable at very low speeds. On a work stand,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,127
Posted By noodle soup

Why, because a noisy freehub body, is silent when...

Why, because a noisy freehub body, is silent when pedaling. It's only noisy when you want it to be.


The difference in freehub drag is noticeable, but only at lower speeds(coasting before a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,519
Posted By noodle soup

More people are cycling(and buying gear) this...

More people are cycling(and buying gear) this year. My shop can't keep bikes under $2k in stock, and it's very slim picking on clothing sizes/styles. Sadly It's not a huge sales year for us. In April...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,757
Posted By noodle soup

Is A/C becoming unavailable? FTR, I hope...

Is A/C becoming unavailable?

FTR, I hope people stop moving here. In 1995 my house was on the edge of the desert, but now we are about 8 miles from undeveloped land.
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