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Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 12:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By hydrationnation

Sure I did... because it's so funny... and now I...

Sure I did... because it's so funny... and now I wish you a plushy life. with or without a plushy volks bug...ahhh bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By hydrationnation

This forum is tooooooo funny. You still dont...

This forum is tooooooo funny.

You still dont get it. :) I didnt start the "plush" thing. But I found it too plush....ahhh funny.

It was a joke... read the other post about prices during corona....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By hydrationnation

you paid full MSRP during corona? dont let...

you paid full MSRP during corona? dont let puma1552 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/puma1552-442369.html) see that. he probably teach you some of his famous economy lessons. :)
good for you that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By hydrationnation

mgopack42 ,thanks for your input. you dont have...

mgopack42 ,thanks for your input. you dont have to take any bullets that are meant for me :).
sometimes it looks like some bike companies placed some reps here. :)
from the review the bike looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 02:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By hydrationnation

Again, you desribed the Canyon as plush. You...

Again, you desribed the Canyon as plush. You wouldnt describe the Canyon as plush when you had experience with a Domane Iso Speed (or you would describe the Canyon as mega plush). I have both of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 01:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By hydrationnation

Probably the best idea right now. I dont...

Probably the best idea right now.


I dont have any pain or discomfort. The problem I have with the Canyon is the ride quality. It has nothing to do with fitting.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By hydrationnation

See here is the thing. I am looking for input on...

See here is the thing. I am looking for input on the comparison Gan - Domane - Endurace.
The only experience you have with either of the 3 bikes is that you have read reviews about the Endurace....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By hydrationnation

This is corona 2020. One of the sectors that...

This is corona 2020. One of the sectors that profits from corona is the cycling industry. In my area it is nearly impossible to find a deal like in 2018/2019 atm. The best deal I can get is on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By hydrationnation

Thanks. I just saw a YT video with the 3...

Thanks. I just saw a YT video with the 3 different springs. The Roubaix that I tested was probably not on the black spring. :)
I will try to test it again.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By hydrationnation

ZHVelo ,let me answer your specific question. ...

ZHVelo ,let me answer your specific question.

because I can.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By hydrationnation

120km now doesnt mean I stay at 120km. I didnt...

120km now doesnt mean I stay at 120km. I didnt start with marathons when I started running.
buyer's remorse :) :) :)
The TCR Adv Pro was the most agile bike I tested.
When the Ultimate/Endurace...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By hydrationnation

At running I test run all shoes I can get my...

At running I test run all shoes I can get my hands on. I want the optimum shoe for me, because I know for how many hours they are "my partner". How much joy or pain they can cause.
Luckly I got a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By hydrationnation

It's not harsh. It has just more stiffness and I...

It's not harsh. It has just more stiffness and I try to find a good mix for me.
IMO between the Domane and the Defy is not much.
Probably from all bikes I rode, the Defy came the closest to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By hydrationnation

I run 5k to marathon races. Dont worry. My wife...

I run 5k to marathon races. Dont worry.
My wife owns a Domane. I can directly compare the Endurace to the Domane on the same roads. Night and Day.
I have no numbness or pain.
700 28mm front 70psi...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By hydrationnation

105 $3000 Bikes: Endurace - Domane - Pinarello Gan Disk K

Some background: I am pretty new to the road bike sector, but I did a ton of testrides and pretty much know what I want (and dont want :)).
I started a thread about 4 weeks ago to start my search...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

Just came back from another 20km ride... yes I am...

Just came back from another 20km ride... yes I am still riding in my hybrid bike outfit...so still no bike shorts/bibs (very soon), jersey (soon) or gloves (very very very soon), but I already know...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

Would that fix the bubble in the break line?

Would that fix the bubble in the break line?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

185lbs

185lbs
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

Update: - before my ride today(20km) , I tried...

Update:
- before my ride today(20km) , I tried WhyFi (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/whyfi-185471.html)'s "bubble removal method"... no change; I will try it again, I might have been to careful...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,438
Posted By hydrationnation

I feel the same way, After riding for years with...

I feel the same way, After riding for years with toe clips, I have been very hesitant to go clipless. On my flatbar Cannondale Quick, I have flat pedals. On my Bianchi Infinito I use toe clips.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

It's like this, but only on the left lever. The...

It's like this, but only on the left lever. The right lever is fine. 3:35 Mark.
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,813
Posted By hydrationnation

I am new into the rode bike sector. I love those...

I am new into the rode bike sector. I love those stats and segments. I bought a Garmin Edge 530 and signed up for strava summit. These live segments on the Garmin are awesome.
Some of my friends are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-20, 02:43 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,438
Posted By hydrationnation

Never heard of that. Never seen Canyon unboxing...

Never heard of that. Never seen Canyon unboxing videos with pedals in the box.
Are you sure?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-20, 01:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,413
Posted By hydrationnation

Florida here too. :50: Do you buy bibs and...

Florida here too. :50:
Do you buy bibs and jerseys with SPF?
*sorry for hijacking this thread
Whats the most comfortable jersey you own for the summer?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

short update: The shippment of my bike is...

short update:
The shippment of my bike is delayed :eek:
I have to wait one more week.
My wife gets her bike now earlier .... :troll:
this will be my weekend::bike:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-20, 01:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,438
Posted By hydrationnation

My intention wasnt to trigger a huge discussion...

My intention wasnt to trigger a huge discussion here :)
But thanks for all your input.

I went to my two LBS and also spoke with some people from their grouprides.
Most of them in the group had...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,438
Posted By hydrationnation

I stumbled over the Shimano PD-EH500 pedals when...

I stumbled over the Shimano PD-EH500 pedals when I first looked into road bikes earlier this year. I think that are SH56 pedals.
But I probably dont want to look for the "right" side. And either go...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,438
Posted By hydrationnation

Suggestions for both please... Just that I can...

Suggestions for both please...
Just that I can review them to have options vs the flat pedals.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,438
Posted By hydrationnation

Guys, I was done with my desicion to go with the...

Guys, I was done with my desicion to go with the flat pedals. Now, you got me thinking again. :mad::mad::mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,438
Posted By hydrationnation

lykbutta. Congratulations on your new bike. ...

lykbutta. Congratulations on your new bike.

I am riding a hybrid at the moment with the plastic pedals it came with. I am doing 100-120km/wk with the hybrid. I just want decent pedals I can use...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

So last weekend I also ordered Garmin Edge 530....

So last weekend I also ordered Garmin Edge 530. Strava mapping feature and the live segments are awesome. I first looked at the Edge Explore, but for nearly the same price I went for more options and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,438
Posted By hydrationnation

Pedals - flat pedals for road bike

The forum helped me to order my first road bike (Canyon Endurace) in over 20 years last weekend and I am looking to start with flat pedals.
No hills. Flat only. No racing yet(maybe duathlons...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

should arrive friday or early next wek.

should arrive friday or early next wek.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

Thanks for the input. Just ordered the Canyon...

Thanks for the input.
Just ordered the Canyon Endurace with 105.
I checked with Canyon. They have still the same return policy.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

I thought about that, because I build computer...

I thought about that, because I build computer for myself, friends and neighbours. You get the parts you want and it's mostly better qualtiy and cheaper than the mass builds from HP, Dell, ...

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 05:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

Price that I find on the R3 Ultegra is $3850(Di2)

Price that I find on the R3 Ultegra is $3850(Di2)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

What frame size is your Roubaix and your Canyon?...

What frame size is your Roubaix and your Canyon? Just for comparison.
Specialized Roubaix is 56/58 for me. Canyon online tool puts me on a S frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

25mm tires - I tested enough bikes now that I...

25mm tires - I tested enough bikes now that I pretty much know I want 28/32mm (shouldnt be a problem for the shop to change them or go with SL5 carbon they come with 28mm)


In my market it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

Update: I went to a Giant/Specialized Shop...

Update:
I went to a Giant/Specialized Shop today and tested 5 bikes... all over the place from Roubaix Pro, Roubaix Basic, TCR Pro, Defy Pro... Tigara, 105, Ultrega, Dura Ace Di2. Basicly all they...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

It's not a typo. I dont do the Giant names, but...

It's not a typo. I dont do the Giant names, but the $2k bikes name from Giant is: 2021 TCR ADVANCED 2 PRO COMPACT. Probably not the Pro lineup...but it has pro in the name :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

I couldnt get any rebate at my local Giant dealer...

I couldnt get any rebate at my local Giant dealer since corona.
The problem with the 2019 model is the cable hydraulic brake when I remember correctly.
Just saw that the have the 2021 TCR Advanced...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,344
Posted By hydrationnation

New Bike - Canyon vs Trek vs Specialized vs Giant

I need help to find my first road bike.

I am riding a Hybrid at the moment and I am doing about 120km/wk.

Now I am looking for my first road bike. I dont want to spend over $2500.

Riding...
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