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11-05-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By TrojanHorse

I assume they have the 2020 models in right? ...

I assume they have the 2020 models in right?

I need to head down there with my wife to see if she needs an XS or an XXS
11-05-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By TrojanHorse

How many won't MAKE it home though.

How many won't MAKE it home though.
11-04-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By TrojanHorse

Good news for you! Canyon has a shop in...

Good news for you! Canyon has a shop in Carlsbad- you can head down there and test ride one for yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By TrojanHorse

Same here, although I had an intermediate pair...

Same here, although I had an intermediate pair and I can't recall the model off the top of my head. I still use the genius 5 on my indoor trainer. Still going strong!

The wire push is a much...
11-01-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By TrojanHorse

Hopped on a flight this morning in Atlanta at 8...

Hopped on a flight this morning in Atlanta at 8 am... exit row, nobody next to me. It's going to be a good weekend.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,555
Posted By TrojanHorse

You're welcome. Feel free to compare your combo...

You're welcome. Feel free to compare your combo Ti/Carbon bike with other Ti/Carbon bikes but trying to claim that you can tell just what the Ti is contributing to your bike's ride is disingenuous....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,555
Posted By TrojanHorse

That's basically a CF bike, how can you draw...

That's basically a CF bike, how can you draw conclusions as to the ride properties of Ti with that thing?
10-28-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,143
Posted By TrojanHorse

A number of people have done routes like that -...

A number of people have done routes like that - calamarichris posted a fairly detailed post on his route from SB to CBad (last year? Two years ago? It had credit card tour in the title if that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By TrojanHorse

Get the shop ordering it for you to tell you and...

Get the shop ordering it for you to tell you and let them know it's a condition of sale, they might be able to work with you.

If you're using rim brakes a 32 might not fit through the brakes though
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 749
Posted By TrojanHorse

Missed it, thank! Man, that is not an attractive...

Missed it, thank! Man, that is not an attractive color.
10-25-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 131,088
Posted By TrojanHorse

I meant to get back to you - the F12 clamp does...

I meant to get back to you - the F12 clamp does fit my Gan S seat post. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By TrojanHorse

"It" just equalizes with what's in the cannister....

"It" just equalizes with what's in the cannister. I think a 12g (roadie sized) CO2 is unlikely to asplode your tire and should get you up to about 100 psi depending on the air volume in the tire. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 749
Posted By TrojanHorse

I don't see a single Venge with teal coloring. ...

I don't see a single Venge with teal coloring.

I could do without any more blackety black black black frames though.
10-24-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,439
Posted By TrojanHorse

e-bikes are getting CHEAAAAAAP too! I just read...

e-bikes are getting CHEAAAAAAP too! I just read a review for an Aventon 500 this morning. Basically $1400 for a 500W class 3 e-bike. Can't go over 20 without pedaling, 30 mile range.

I guess...
10-22-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By TrojanHorse

Old tiagra RDs can only handle about a 26 tooth...

Old tiagra RDs can only handle about a 26 tooth large cog on a cassette, so you're very limited. (basing this on my wife's tiagra triple)

I purchased one of these: ...
10-22-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,004
Posted By TrojanHorse

That did suck. And I had rain booties and a rain...

That did suck. And I had rain booties and a rain jacket IN MY HOTEL ROOM.
10-22-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,004
Posted By TrojanHorse

I used to be like that about doubles. Bah. But...

I used to be like that about doubles. Bah. But please keep me away from the rando crowd, that's just full blast insanity right there.
10-22-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,004
Posted By TrojanHorse

That's not even the good video - I think we had...

That's not even the good video - I think we had one from behind? Maybe it's just memory. I would be terrified if he actually got into those aero bars. Tim and I were really dragging by that point...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By TrojanHorse

I drove down there 2 years ago to buy a bike from...

I drove down there 2 years ago to buy a bike from them. They would have shipped, but heck - NBD should be a celebration.

Guys in the shop were great, the shop itself is clean, well-lit and pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By TrojanHorse

Sigh, I can't wait till cycling "fashion" rotates...

Sigh, I can't wait till cycling "fashion" rotates back away from ski goggles.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 875
Posted By TrojanHorse

Cancer, in his case... third time is *not* a...

Cancer, in his case... third time is *not* a charm. :(

We were just reminiscing about a century we did with PhotoJoe (TdPS) back in 2016. Good times.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,341
Posted By TrojanHorse

I second the red white motion - make sure you...

I second the red white motion - make sure you sign up to get a 20% discount code. I'm not sure they're as long-lasting as my assos though, but I do enjoy them (I have two pair.)

Great bibs: ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By TrojanHorse

My wife wanted a larger rear option on her 9...

My wife wanted a larger rear option on her 9 speed tiagra triple and the RD wouldn't accommodate a sprocket larger than (I want to say 26, it wasn't very big at all) so I had to get a MTB derailleur....
10-21-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,004
Posted By TrojanHorse

Well, we got impatient, not lucky. We took off...

Well, we got impatient, not lucky. We took off about as early as we could or it might have been worse. :)
10-21-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,004
Posted By TrojanHorse

You should have shared that knowledge with me...

You should have shared that knowledge with me last week dammit! :cry:

We did OK - grabbed our free meal and headed over to the buses, so our bikes got onto the back of truck #3...
10-21-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,004
Posted By TrojanHorse

No kidding, I think I saw him this weekend... ...

No kidding, I think I saw him this weekend... not really, but I did think about him!
10-21-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By TrojanHorse

I've been using reynold's assault wheels for...

I've been using reynold's assault wheels for years, no issues at all.

Rim braking is annoying with carbon wheels though and there is a definite, non-zero chance of destroying your rims due to over...
10-21-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,004
Posted By TrojanHorse

Yeah, we survived. I rode at my wife's pace, so...

Yeah, we survived. I rode at my wife's pace, so I didn't suffer like I would have if I were trying to keep up with you goons.

The downside... lots of dodgy riders in that speed bracket. SOOOOO...
10-21-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,152
Posted By TrojanHorse

I put this one on my wife's tiagra triple to get...

I put this one on my wife's tiagra triple to get more take-up capacity:

Shimano Deore 9-Speed Mountain Bicycle Rear Derailleur - RD-M591

works great. Make sure you get the one with the shift...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,274
Posted By TrojanHorse

That's the regular bike you get from Backroads...

That's the regular bike you get from Backroads when you do one of their tours. This was from 2015, so things have probably changed but it was a pretty nice ride once I made them put my own saddle on...
10-18-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,004
Posted By TrojanHorse

Doing the MS 150 ride with my wife tomorrow... ...

Doing the MS 150 ride with my wife tomorrow... Day 1 down to Carlsbad, Day 2 to San Diego, Mission bay and then a bus ride back to Irvine. I haven't been riding. AT ALL. Hopefully this jump...
09-18-19, 12:53 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 131,088
Posted By TrojanHorse

I just tried, it worked and elves are printing my...

I just tried, it worked and elves are printing my new seat post mount uh, soon. :)
09-17-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 131,088
Posted By TrojanHorse

Whoo baby! I assume the F12 is the same seat...

Whoo baby! I assume the F12 is the same seat post as the F10 / F8? DO you know one way or the other?

Will buy one the split second you put the link back up. :)
09-17-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,489
Posted By TrojanHorse

I have 1.7 years before fall centuries become...

I have 1.7 years before fall centuries become available. Daughter is off at college, so there goes any disposable income and son is on a ridiculously competitive water polo team so there goes all my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,522
Posted By TrojanHorse

No, definitely buy it. High odds the current...

No, definitely buy it. High odds the current owner wants a new one. :lol:
08-27-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,312
Posted By TrojanHorse

Not me, I'm too cheap to run the AC so it's...

Not me, I'm too cheap to run the AC so it's really too hot to ride inside lately.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By TrojanHorse

Well, I wouldn't give up just yet - reinflate it...

Well, I wouldn't give up just yet - reinflate it and go for a short ride before redoing your whole process.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,295
Posted By TrojanHorse

Good thing you guys didn't choose a name for your...

Good thing you guys didn't choose a name for your product that is already in use in the marketplace... and I don't need a pedal for my guitar at this point.
08-21-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,312
Posted By TrojanHorse

Wow, what an ass-hat. I don't think you could...

Wow, what an ass-hat. I don't think you could have been any further to the right either!

I got whacked from behind at the last TdPS I did... he went down pretty hard, I did not.
08-20-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By TrojanHorse

I have them and I generally use them when I'm...

I have them and I generally use them when I'm driving around with my bike. As already mentioned, they will NOT stop anybody with time or tools, but nobody will yank your bike off the back of the car...
08-20-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,851
Posted By TrojanHorse

Actually the WORST is when some triathlon uses...

Actually the WORST is when some triathlon uses the SGRT as part of their course - the riders seem to think that makes it a closed course for them.

There are idiots everywhere, not just on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By TrojanHorse

There is no wrong answer. DO whatever will...

There is no wrong answer. DO whatever will motivate you to go ride more. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By TrojanHorse

I have a 2017 Gan S ultegra (rim brakes)... it...

I have a 2017 Gan S ultegra (rim brakes)... it beats me up a little on long rides because it's more aggressive than my other bike (Spec Roubaix) but I do love riding it. Excel Sports is hawking demo...
08-19-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,312
Posted By TrojanHorse

I can't remember which edition of shimano...

I can't remember which edition of shimano shifters had the issue, but the shift cables would snap at the shifter, which makes it super fun to fix. I think it was probably the first few versions that...
08-15-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,722
Posted By TrojanHorse

I bought some chain wax for my trainer bike......

I bought some chain wax for my trainer bike... need to try it out. :)
08-15-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,126
Posted By TrojanHorse

What color? It's black! You're obviously in...

What color? It's black!

You're obviously in no rush so keep your eye out for end of year deals... competitive cyclist usually has some and I just got an email from excel sports saying they were...
08-15-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,144
Posted By TrojanHorse

That's a pretty good budget - make sure you...

That's a pretty good budget - make sure you account for accessories (stuff to change a flat, floor pump, helmet, etc)

You would probably do best on a gravel bike - they're basically road bikes...
08-15-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,087
Posted By TrojanHorse

I don't like puddles that are even an inch...

I don't like puddles that are even an inch deep... they hide a multitude of problems and might be dramatically slipperier than the pavement around them. Of course, I live in SoCal and don't really...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,523
Posted By TrojanHorse

We rented once on a bike vacation in Italy, which...

We rented once on a bike vacation in Italy, which worked out great. Carrying bagged bikes would have been a hassle on trains and buses. If it's a normal vacation, any crappy BSO will usually do.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,615
Posted By TrojanHorse

I think that pretty much defines my comfort...

I think that pretty much defines my comfort level, and if line of site requires me to bring it in, I bring it in.
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