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Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 437
Posted By Sy Reene

Have you considered EPS?

Have you considered EPS?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 342
Posted By Sy Reene

+1+1 I've seen some suggest a non-tucked flush...

+1+1
I've seen some suggest a non-tucked flush cut solution, but first requiring a lay-down of double-sided tape at the bar end -- stopping the possibility of self-unwinding. I figure this is...
11-11-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,195
Posted By Sy Reene

A question for those with prescriptions.. how do...

A question for those with prescriptions.. how do you get the lenses made so you can both read a Garmin at the 1-2 ft distance, as well as progressive out for infinity/distance viewing? I tried a...
11-10-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,195
Posted By Sy Reene

I find the it's worth it to get the expensive and...

I find the it's worth it to get the expensive and nice sunglasses when they're on sale for 50%+ off. Eg. Smith Attacks on Steep&Cheap at $100 (vs. $250 msrp)
...
11-10-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,449
Posted By Sy Reene

FWIW, Park tool also has a pass/fail tool which...

FWIW, Park tool also has a pass/fail tool which is part of the confusion. Basically their 3.2 tool is NOT the one to get. Rather get the CC-4.
The Pedros ChainChecker Plus2 is likewise another one...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 50,908
Posted By Sy Reene

Baselayers are pot luck I've found when shopping...

Baselayers are pot luck I've found when shopping online.
Tempted by this one for winter usage, but wondering for cycling fit whether to size down....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 50,908
Posted By Sy Reene

Trainer/Zwifting ?

Trainer/Zwifting ?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,174
Posted By Sy Reene

Yes, after launching Zwift, hit the Training...

Yes, after launching Zwift, hit the Training button, and then workouts and then Custom -- where it's basically a drag and drop system to build your own workout.
...
11-08-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By Sy Reene

Interesting to note that Vittoria has a...

Interesting to note that Vittoria has a progression of the amount of 'fine tread' amount in their Corsa lineup, going from the fastest "Speed" to the Corsa Standard, to the Corsa Control
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 667
Posted By Sy Reene

FYI, there's evidently a SKU out there for a Pro2...

FYI, there's evidently a SKU out there for a Pro2 version though stocking in sizes other than 25mm seem to be lacking, at an even higher price.....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,174
Posted By Sy Reene

As jpescatore said, a reduced setting makes for a...

As jpescatore said, a reduced setting makes for a bit less shifting necessity. Also some areas of some Zwift courses are 15% gradients, which some people's trainer bikes aren't geared for. On that...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,209
Posted By Sy Reene

If less than a mile difference, I tend to ride...

If less than a mile difference, I tend to ride around a bit to round up to the nearest value that ends in 0 or 5.
11-07-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,243
Posted By Sy Reene

So for silicone tape, is there also adhesive? ...

So for silicone tape, is there also adhesive? ie. if your silicon tape overlaps both the bar-wrap and the bar, will it stick to the bar? Or does this stuff only stick (aka 'fuse') to itself?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 960
Posted By Sy Reene

1. You might look around on the webz.. eg....

1. You might look around on the webz.. eg. here's the shape of 3T's Superergo bar. You'll want to probably determine the reach built into your current modern bars and see if you can find something...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,209
Posted By Sy Reene

If I'm close, I'll ride around a bit to make sure...

If I'm close, I'll ride around a bit to make sure I hit 29 leagues.
11-06-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,243
Posted By Sy Reene

:foo: Trying to understand why if there even was...

:foo: Trying to understand why if there even was residue, who cares. It's either covered up by your next wrap or covered by your tape. 3M electrical tape has no issues 'not sticking'.
11-06-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 876
Posted By Sy Reene

Have you looked at the IRD "Wayback" seatpost? ...

Have you looked at the IRD "Wayback" seatpost?

Wayback Seatpost ? Interloc Racing Design / IRD (http://www.interlocracing.com/seatposts/wayback-seatpost)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,548
Posted By Sy Reene

fwiw.. I did a bit of 'research'.. Seems there...

fwiw.. I did a bit of 'research'.. Seems there are all sorts of variety superglue, and came across some references to the below "PowerFlex" type being suited for bike tire repair/fortification...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,548
Posted By Sy Reene

Ok, it just seems hardened superglue wouldn't be...

Ok, it just seems hardened superglue wouldn't be much (if any) softer than other material or the road itself, that could press into those nicks and cuts.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,548
Posted By Sy Reene

Do people use superglue to fix bike tires? I...

Do people use superglue to fix bike tires? I would think this type of glue dries hard and crystalline (ie. like using pieces of glass to fill nicks in the tire)?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 667
Posted By Sy Reene

UST is a standard gosh-darn-it-all.. hence the...

UST is a standard gosh-darn-it-all.. hence the "Universal" bit in the acronym. There has to be more than 1 tire that works, right?
11-04-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By Sy Reene

Just wondering what you ended up getting?

Just wondering what you ended up getting?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,123
Posted By Sy Reene

A random stem (Specialized I think) image found.....

A random stem (Specialized I think) image found.. basically.. why does threading go so far up.. extend the smooth bit further down the stem?
...
11-04-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 876
Posted By Sy Reene

Take a look at the Fizik seatposts (R3, R5).. The...

Take a look at the Fizik seatposts (R3, R5).. The clamp surface is great and long, compatible with a number of rail shapes and sizes, and acts like a 2-bolt system, but one of them is actually a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,307
Posted By Sy Reene

Interesting. Though to note that Canyon has a...

Interesting. Though to note that Canyon has a qualifier that "the trainer must clamp on to the bike's rear axle..." This to mean no wheel-off direct drive trainers are 'allowed'?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 667
Posted By Sy Reene

Yeah, it's an oddity that supposedly Mavic,...

Yeah, it's an oddity that supposedly Mavic, Michelin and Hutchinson were the 3 co-founding partners of the "UST" bike tire standard a long time ago. However, I don't think Michelin sells any...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,123
Posted By Sy Reene

Agree so I get the michelins. That said, I...

Agree so I get the michelins. That said, I bought a tube once but can't recall the brand, and it seems an obvious solution, and not sure why it isn't more universal, but why don't even the threaded...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,772
Posted By Sy Reene

https://www.excelsports.com/main.asp?page=8&descri...

https://www.excelsports.com/main.asp?page=8&description=Grand+Prix+4000+S+II+Tire+4%2DPack&vendorCode=CONTI&major=1&minor=27
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,772
Posted By Sy Reene

BRR has some data fwiw. This article might be...

BRR has some data fwiw. This article might be helpful for you at least in picking a tire width that will fit your bike if you go with 5Ks. 5K 25mm tires seems to inflate to about 1mm less width...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,435
Posted By Sy Reene

Too much saddlebag for a 26.2 mile ride :-)

Too much saddlebag for a 26.2 mile ride :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,307
Posted By Sy Reene

Is this whole thru-axle thing a disc brake...

Is this whole thru-axle thing a disc brake related danger?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By Sy Reene

Google is your friend.. From the first link I...

Google is your friend.. From the first link I provided.. Operation 014 search result:
...
11-02-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,547
Posted By Sy Reene

What bike did Butch ride? ...

What bike did Butch ride?

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/601x773/butch_027d1e8195beab296b52bdcde2cdb2febb8f442e.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By Sy Reene

Try this document as I think this covers the same...

Try this document as I think this covers the same construction:

https://www.campagnolo.com/media/files/035_83_Technical%20manual_wheels_assembly%20and%20refitting_rear_hub_Campagnolo_12_12.pdf
11-02-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By Sy Reene

+1. Another brand with a decent lineup is...

+1. Another brand with a decent lineup is GripGrab -- and they have sizes for those with Frankenfeet (ie. larger than EU48s).
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,123
Posted By Sy Reene

though with one hand doing this, some pump heads...

though with one hand doing this, some pump heads are a bit tricky operating with just the other hand. ymmv
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,307
Posted By Sy Reene

FWIW, there's a whole popup window section on the...

FWIW, there's a whole popup window section on the OPEN website about trainer usage in the Specifications section here: https://opencycle.com/UP

Salient bit snipped, as there's no way to direct...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,307
Posted By Sy Reene

What bike manufacturers don't allow trainers to...

What bike manufacturers don't allow trainers to (voiding warranty) be used with their bikes anyway? If they sponsor a UCI or whatnot pro team, are all the team members supposed to warm up on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,307
Posted By Sy Reene

I woulda kept it anyway.. just not have sweat...

I woulda kept it anyway.. just not have sweat dripping all over the new stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By Sy Reene

Arofly for the win

Arofly for the win
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,269
Posted By Sy Reene

ahh, ok. It's not that newer Garmins have...

ahh, ok. It's not that newer Garmins have internet connections per se, but they have bluetooth.. the data goes from the unit thru a smartphone's installed Garmin Connect app I think (and I usually...
11-01-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By Sy Reene

OP should just rephrase the question as looking...

OP should just rephrase the question as looking for storage for their e-bike, then all is good. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By Sy Reene

fwiw, Excel has great pricing for US -- I think...

fwiw, Excel has great pricing for US -- I think the TL are $98, the nonTL about $20 less than that.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,050
Posted By Sy Reene

Couple options: Search on eg. Amazon for makeup...

Couple options:
Search on eg. Amazon for makeup or cosmetic pouches

or
hunt thru the listings of camera/accessory pouches on bhphoto:...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,269
Posted By Sy Reene

I assume you use a GPS or some sorta head unit on...

I assume you use a GPS or some sorta head unit on the bike. At least with Garmin, and while I can't recall exactly how I set it up, but after hitting "save" on a completed ride on my Garmin, about 5...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Sy Reene

Ahh.. I notice now that the Fulcrums are 19c for...

Ahh.. I notice now that the Fulcrums are 19c for the Disc brake versions, but 17c for the rim brake versions. A bit odd.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Sy Reene

Haven't ridden, but have you looked at the Campy...

Haven't ridden, but have you looked at the Campy Bora WTO 45s as well? Similar idea but a bit wider which would be my preference (19mm internal width vs. 17mm for the Fulcrum's I believe)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,048
Posted By Sy Reene

Not really all that bad. Mind you, not sure what...

Not really all that bad. Mind you, not sure what all exactly was in the Merlin groupset that the OP referenced, but 1160 Euros = ~$1300; $150 more gets you something bought in the US.. presumably...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 660,945
Posted By Sy Reene

Did you get the skewers too?

Did you get the skewers too?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 862
Posted By Sy Reene

Or stay in the US, Excel sports has a 2-pack at...

Or stay in the US, Excel sports has a 2-pack at $78 (but you'll have to add some peripherals if you want to get to $99 free shipping threshold).
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