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Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By jitteringjr

I have been riding Comete UST wheels for a year...

I have been riding Comete UST wheels for a year now. My first two sets of Yksion tires only lasted about 2000 and 1500 miles respectively. When these tires were at their final stages, I could count...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,593
Posted By jitteringjr

Sweet. I get to count my down hill skiing miles...

Sweet. I get to count my down hill skiing miles then because you didnít ban them.

My Garmin watch puts all cycling activities under cycling miles and does not separate trainer from road from...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By jitteringjr

M2 is just the new name for Magnus as I take it....

M2 is just the new name for Magnus as I take it. So can you only do a one hour ride at a time with rouvy for free? Can you put in erg mode, manually change resistance and stuff without a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By jitteringjr

Wahoo and Cycleops training software question

Looking at upgrading my 18 year old Fluid2 with a smart trainer and the Kickr snap and Cycleops M2 are my top picks right now. I want to stay with wheel on because I have both Campy and Shimano...
11-30-18, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By jitteringjr

Headless smart trainers

According to Cyclopsí YouTube video below, the M2 trainer can be ridden in a headless mode for when you want to get riding quick and it will give you a power curve like the fluid2.
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Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-18, 11:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,197
Posted By jitteringjr

No. Now there are some models on the Canyon...

No. Now there are some models on the Canyon European site that are not available on the US site, but I have had my Canyon for about a year now and their inventory is much better now than it was when...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-18, 11:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,197
Posted By jitteringjr

Which Canyon CF SL 8? There is a Aeroad version,...

Which Canyon CF SL 8? There is a Aeroad version, a Ultimate version, an Endurace version and a grail version? More options if you consider disk verses rim brakes or Di2 versus mechanical too.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-18, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 980
Posted By jitteringjr

This works for me. Tubeless with sealant and if...

This works for me. Tubeless with sealant and if I am not riding tubeless then I put the sealant in the tubes.
11-09-18, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By jitteringjr

I put rubber cement aided patches over the larger...

I put rubber cement aided patches over the larger holes like what a screw would cause even if the sealant is holding if for nothing else than peace of mind.
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10-31-18, 10:15 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,346
Posted By jitteringjr

Funny because I thought people who were just...

Funny because I thought people who were just given Department store bikes brand spanking new as a gift were spoiled rotten when I grew up. I got to buy my uncleís beat up POS spray painted bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-18, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,601,946
Posted By jitteringjr

Actually, I am wrong. Looking at the photo...

Actually, I am wrong. Looking at the photo again, itís not a white balance problem. It is a flash exposure compensation problem. Flash was too hot making the bike overexposed turning red into...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-18, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,601,946
Posted By jitteringjr

It doesn't matter if the camera was a film...

It doesn't matter if the camera was a film camera, the image still would have had to been scanned in as a jpeg for it to be shown here. And photoshop can take any jepg and you can edit it as a smart...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,601,946
Posted By jitteringjr

lol oops yes steerer. No I want to see it look...

lol oops yes steerer. No I want to see it look like the broken Ti bike: not
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-18, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,601,946
Posted By jitteringjr

cut the top tube and hot.

cut the top tube and hot.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,601,946
Posted By jitteringjr

Time to put your big boy pants on and learn how...

Time to put your big boy pants on and learn how to use aperture, shutter and full manual modes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-18, 10:37 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,601,946
Posted By jitteringjr

This is irrelevant. Photo editing software does...

This is irrelevant. Photo editing software does not care when the picture was taken.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,601,946
Posted By jitteringjr

Seriously then you need to fix your white balance...

Seriously then you need to fix your white balance and repost the whole bike as an accurate color.
09-07-18, 02:13 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,604
Posted By jitteringjr

I am a big proponent of active recovery. I no...

I am a big proponent of active recovery. I no longer have issue with being passed on a recovery day and definitely don't like working up a sweat on the ride in to work. Getting passed on a hard...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-18, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By jitteringjr

I use a VivoActive Hr from a couple of years ago...

I use a VivoActive Hr from a couple of years ago and my wife uses a newer Fenix model, but we don't have any other Garmin devices like an edge to work in there. I use the Vivoactive as my only bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-18, 09:27 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,601,946
Posted By jitteringjr

This is an over simplified response. Sorry but...

This is an over simplified response. Sorry but the 'look' is how high the saddle raises above the top tube. One can choose to ride a classic steel bike and the seat will be lower over the top tube...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-18, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 712
Posted By jitteringjr

Sounds like the one I bought. Stuck it on after...

Sounds like the one I bought. Stuck it on after cleaning with alcohol wipe and it stuck for about 2 seconds and then uncurved itself from around the chainstay. Still need a working option...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-18, 10:39 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,601,946
Posted By jitteringjr

I donít know if I would say standard but 11-28 is...

I donít know if I would say standard but 11-28 is pretty common these days. Tomorrow 11-30 will probably be more common.
09-01-18, 05:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,176
Posted By jitteringjr

thatís just weird. Give me second breakfast...

thatís just weird. Give me second breakfast every day.
08-30-18, 09:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,062
Posted By jitteringjr

How long have you been riding? Are you otherwise...

How long have you been riding? Are you otherwise in shape from other activities? I can say when I started cycling, I was in excellent shape from running and started training on the bike to do my...
08-30-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,849
Posted By jitteringjr

Our garage is a 100+ year old carriage house that...

Our garage is a 100+ year old carriage house that is not attached. The cheaper kids bikes stay in there but the expensive adult bikes both mine and the wifey's stay in the basement. Any thieves...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-18, 10:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,220
Posted By jitteringjr

Statements like that can not be left without some...

Statements like that can not be left without some kind of qualification data.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-18, 01:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,247
Posted By jitteringjr

This article might be helpful for those wanting...

This article might be helpful for those wanting to swap from Cantis to V's.

https://www.gravelbike.com/v-brake-arm-lengths/

For reference I am running the Tektro RX5s, which I believe are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-18, 06:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,287
Posted By jitteringjr

So you need to add some arm warmers and you're...

So you need to add some arm warmers and you're good to go. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-18, 09:56 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,601,946
Posted By jitteringjr

From a practical standpoint, I agree, but the...

From a practical standpoint, I agree, but the color match works for me with the rest of the build. Hot.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-18, 09:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,287
Posted By jitteringjr

12 hours of riding time in 15 hours elapsed time?...

12 hours of riding time in 15 hours elapsed time? Did you smoke a brisket in there too?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,287
Posted By jitteringjr

Not true. Here in Colorado, sometimes it's more...

Not true. Here in Colorado, sometimes it's more fun to hit the slopes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,247
Posted By jitteringjr

Shorter arms give less clearance so if you want...

Shorter arms give less clearance so if you want to run big tires and then plan on filling the remaining clearance up with mud, 80's might be small, but 80 probably will give a better travel with...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-18, 10:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,247
Posted By jitteringjr

I am runnning Tektro RX5s which have 85mm arms...

I am runnning Tektro RX5s which have 85mm arms with Campy shifters on my gravel/cross bike and they brake like champs.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-18, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,213
Posted By jitteringjr

Nice bike. Why donít you just cut the dork disk...

Nice bike. Why donít you just cut the dork disk off with a ****s or something?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-18, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,601,946
Posted By jitteringjr

Maybe I am just too old school but adjusting the...

Maybe I am just too old school but adjusting the saddle position should be for the body placement over the cranks and not seat to handlebar reach. At least from the look of the bike, it seems like...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,050
Posted By jitteringjr

If it's a busy intersection, I just roll over and...

If it's a busy intersection, I just roll over and hit the pedestrian crossing button and get back in the lane. If there is nobody around, I play it like whyfi.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-18, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,601,946
Posted By jitteringjr

The fact that I could ski off the saddle in...

The fact that I could ski off the saddle in colder weather is a start. You don’t need a smaller bike, you need a larger one or maybe gain some flexibility and keep the current size but at least from...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-18, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,601,946
Posted By jitteringjr

Thatís exactly what I thought when I saw the...

Thatís exactly what I thought when I saw the picture of your bike too. Not.[/left]
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-18, 12:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,220
Posted By jitteringjr

I have had a gel fall out while I was grabbing a...

I have had a gel fall out while I was grabbing a bar on the same pocket, but iPhone gets its own pocket for the most part and the only things that ever go in the same pocket are like arm warmers when...
08-18-18, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,906
Posted By jitteringjr

How many miles is that though?

How many miles is that though?
08-10-18, 02:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,906
Posted By jitteringjr

If it's just a goat head making the puncture,...

If it's just a goat head making the puncture, then there isn't much of a mess. It will seal up on a revolution or three. Now, if its a larger cut from like glass or something, that can get a little...
08-10-18, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,906
Posted By jitteringjr

Best anti goat head tires are pretty much any...

Best anti goat head tires are pretty much any tubeless tires with sealant in them. I am currently testing the sealant in the tube method now as I use up the last of my tubed tires.
08-10-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,236
Posted By jitteringjr

The warning should have been, "Warning...

The warning should have been, "Warning Durianrider BS spout in video."
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-18, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 960
Posted By jitteringjr

The last time I used an ice cube try, the cold...

The last time I used an ice cube try, the cold war still referred to the super power nations and not if the cubes fit in a bottle.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By jitteringjr

I have Dura ace direct mount brakes on my Canyon....

I have Dura ace direct mount brakes on my Canyon. They are limited to 28mm of tire clearance so regardless of what the frame can take, if you want direct mount brakes, they are going to be limiting...
08-08-18, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 992
Posted By jitteringjr

So how exactly does this work? I see there are...

So how exactly does this work? I see there are no maps of the route on their website. Do you just show up in Gary SD and they give you a cue card telling you how to get to Bob's corn field for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-18, 10:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,138
Posted By jitteringjr

The same logic applies at the other end, spinning...

The same logic applies at the other end, spinning a 34/28 at 79 rpm will save your legs while mashing a 36/28 at 75 rpm will send you to an early grave. Or so the compact fans would have us believe.
08-07-18, 09:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,897
Posted By jitteringjr

Denver is saying these E scooters are fall under...

Denver is saying these E scooters are fall under the toy vehicle thing, but are only allowed on sidewalks and not on roads. Not sure if for the purpose of this, they consider MUPs as sidewalks, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-18, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,601,946
Posted By jitteringjr

Might be why he hates hills. :lol:

Might be why he hates hills. :lol:
08-07-18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 992
Posted By jitteringjr

Not going to be much help, but wanted to say good...

Not going to be much help, but wanted to say good luck with it and it would be cool to hear how it goes for you. I grew up in Southern MN by Mankato so I am familiar with the area. Starting at...
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