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Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 28,065
Posted By Masque

I believe we have the same wheels, and the same...

I believe we have the same wheels, and the same reasoning.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 28,065
Posted By Masque

Bought my “forever” wheelset in 2017, and I would...

Bought my “forever” wheelset in 2017, and I would never have done so if the wheel were a wear item. With discs, I can forego the worry.

As for wheel swaps, I’m confused by how they complicate...
12-29-18, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,039
Posted By Masque

My first century ended 76 miles in when my body...

My first century ended 76 miles in when my body decided one more 12% hill was too much, and rewarded me with lightheadedness and nausea.

I'd missed the turnoff for the second of four rest stops...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,795
Posted By Masque

The one advantage to being of greater mass. ...

The one advantage to being of greater mass.

Y'all stick-figure cyclists get thrown around, slowed down, have to pedal down hills — ha.

Join us up in the 210-pound range and enjoy hammering...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,698
Posted By Masque

I'll pedal until the last moment when on discs....

I'll pedal until the last moment when on discs. When on rim brakes, I slow much earlier. This works best for me given my mass and the frequency of rain here, both for safety margins and due to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-18, 04:23 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,308
Posted By Masque

Pro Ones on 4.5ARs here also. It's a magic...

Pro Ones on 4.5ARs here also. It's a magic combination. Mounted them using a hand pump! I've brushed a couple of pebbles off of my tire which turned out to be blobs of sealant. Amazing, wonderful,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-18, 04:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,397
Posted By Masque

Updates updates updates! How are they?

Updates updates updates! How are they?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 02:33 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,822
Posted By Masque

I ride the same bike on every major road ride,...

I ride the same bike on every major road ride, rather than having a fresh one available for each hour of every day, but you'll never catch me carrying it on the freeway exposed in the open air, for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-17, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,748
Posted By Masque

I carved out the edges of the CO2 inflator slot...

I carved out the edges of the CO2 inflator slot in my SWAT box in order to allow a PDW Tiny Object to fit. This product is a good design. My LBS allowed me a very small credit for not taking the SWAT...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-17, 07:59 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 36,755
Posted By Masque

Presuming you’re asking specifically about...

Presuming you’re asking specifically about inflation and tire health items:
• Plug kit (like Genuine Innovations UST Tubeless Plug Patch Kit https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00B139BA0/ ) for very bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 07:46 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 36,755
Posted By Masque

Chris King should ship very quickly. I’d...

Chris King should ship very quickly.

I’d start at 55 psi and see how it feels. I’m 220 and I run 65-70 depending.

Which tire have you chosen?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 01:24 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,539
Posted By Masque

Is it, though? If so, it's really poor at...

Is it, though? If so, it's really poor at searching.

Then again, tires aren't very good at using Google.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 08:00 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,539
Posted By Masque

Sure! All the benefits of modern tubeless setups,...

Sure! All the benefits of modern tubeless setups, except with the charming yesteryear feel of Flinstonian ride quality. Sounds great.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 06:18 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,539
Posted By Masque

Go tubeless. Then you won't have to deal with the...

Go tubeless. Then you won't have to deal with the GP 4000 S II hype anymore.

('course, when they release the S III....)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 06:13 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 36,755
Posted By Masque

Call them. ENVE's number is +1 877 358 2869 and...

Call them. ENVE's number is +1 877 358 2869 and they tend to be very responsive. Remember they're real people just like you, and be gentle and open and honest, and you should come away satisfied.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-17, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,427
Posted By Masque

I suppose that's reasonable, if a bit untrusting...

I suppose that's reasonable, if a bit untrusting of the customer.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-17, 10:16 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,564
Posted By Masque

Hm. If either one will be right on for any...

Hm.

If either one will be right on for any individual, how could they differ in their assessments of the value of various proteins?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-17, 07:11 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,564
Posted By Masque

PER is accurate for rats. PDCAAS is accurate...

PER is accurate for rats.

PDCAAS is accurate for humans.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-17, 07:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,427
Posted By Masque

Were the bolts that broke not OEM?

Were the bolts that broke not OEM?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-17, 05:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,253
Posted By Masque

And under $200: Novatec 30

And under $200: Novatec 30
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-17, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,427
Posted By Masque

Seems like a better question for the mechanic's...

Seems like a better question for the mechanic's corner than the road forums.

That does seem like a crazy-high torque spec, but there it is: http://si.shimano.com/pdfs/dm/DM-RAFC001-02-ENG.pdf
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-17, 03:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,691
Posted By Masque

Pretty sure fire prevention isn't what led to the...

Pretty sure fire prevention isn't what led to the hottest summer on record, leading to record-setting dry conditions, leading to....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,564
Posted By Masque

Yep. Exactly. You know, if people here...

Yep. Exactly.

You know, if people here really cared about performance, they'd only carry lightweight (carbonated) drinks in their carbon fiber bottles mounted to EDELHELFER LIGHTWEIGHT...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-17, 02:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,691
Posted By Masque

Here's the sun at 4pm yesterday. And a cloudless...

Here's the sun at 4pm yesterday. And a cloudless day in the neighborhood. Welrd to be considering the indoor trainer in September. :/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-17, 11:05 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,564
Posted By Masque

Unsurprising that here in a forum where "Someone...

Unsurprising that here in a forum where "Someone rides something different than me? Dear God, it must be crap. I'll tell them it's crap. I'm SURE it's crap because what I like must be the best" is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-17, 01:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,564
Posted By Masque

Agreed. This stuff is great. Yeah... I...

Agreed. This stuff is great.



Yeah... I don't have this problem a few hours after eating cashews or avocados.

I think you've misidentified the problem.

And the snotty mouthfeel is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-17, 12:07 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,564
Posted By Masque

All concentrated proteins can cause gas; pea...

All concentrated proteins can cause gas; pea protein is far down on the list of concerns when compared to others, though, like... well, lactose, for example.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-17, 12:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,253
Posted By Masque

Those old things? I thought everyone was riding...

Those old things? I thought everyone was riding the WEGWEISER LIGHTWEIGHT wheels these days.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-17, 11:32 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,564
Posted By Masque

I think you'll find plant-based protein to be...

I think you'll find plant-based protein to be fantastic. Works a treat. Plus it lacks the weird snotty mouthfeel of milk. *shudder*
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-17, 05:57 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 46,486
Posted By Masque

Photos would be very helpful here!

Photos would be very helpful here!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-17, 05:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,289
Posted By Masque

I think you were looking for the "New Post"...

I think you were looking for the "New Post" button, friend.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-17, 10:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,315
Posted By Masque

I disagree. 20° can mean a pretty solid thud...

I disagree. 20° can mean a pretty solid thud between the beginning of effort and beginning of that effort engaging the wheel. Of course we're all perfect riders in our minds, and we would never do...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-17, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,170
Posted By Masque

How is this not a feature?!

How is this not a feature?!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-17, 05:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,397
Posted By Masque

This is also available from Light Bicycle, and...

This is also available from Light Bicycle, and probably others too. I'm sorely tempted by LB's 28mm wide offerings these days.

I have no real need or use for them, and yet they tempt me.

Back,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-17, 04:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,315
Posted By Masque

I just went to 48 PoE, and the best thing I can...

I just went to 48 PoE, and the best thing I can say in summary is this:

I used to notice the long engagement between pawls a few times per ride, and I didn't like it.

I don't notice it anymore,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-17, 11:08 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 186,161
Posted By Masque

That's great news! I've seen a few of these...

That's great news! I've seen a few of these headsets set up incorrectly; my LBS gave me a stern lecture on reading the manual every time I adjusted it until I had it all memorized because of how...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-17, 05:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,074
Posted By Masque

My current wheelset was specified with exactly...

My current wheelset was specified with exactly this in mind. The rim manufacturer assures me that 24/24 with DT Comp Aero spokes will allow me to do five years of full-time rock-hopping and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-17, 04:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,074
Posted By Masque

Some of the Chinese carbon manufacturers are...

Some of the Chinese carbon manufacturers are happy to drill you a custom pattern. I believe Light Bicycle is one of those.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 03:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,053
Posted By Masque

I love my 2011 SL2 Apex Comp. But since my...

I love my 2011 SL2 Apex Comp.

But since my 2017 entered the house, I haven't ridden it more than a few miles. Just a completely unfair comparison, and I'd recommend driving to find a 2017.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 03:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,055
Posted By Masque

I use this, parked a few inches from the front...

I use this, parked a few inches from the front wheel, blowing at about a 40° angle upwards: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004IS6JBY

This is either in a room with central air, or on the deck...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-17, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By Masque

Internal routing? If you pulled the cables...

Internal routing?

If you pulled the cables out of an internally-routed bike and they put new ones in after that, $70 is CHEAP.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-17, 12:39 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 186,161
Posted By Masque

Whoa whoa whoa. No. That's not how it should be....

Whoa whoa whoa. No. That's not how it should be. Future Shock cartridge should be aligned properly with one flat face toward the front, stem shim opening to the back, and check the steerer tube...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-17, 12:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,515
Posted By Masque

Absolutely untrue! If that pound comes off of...

Absolutely untrue! If that pound comes off of your rim weight, it makes more of a difference than a pound of frame weight or pelvis padding.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-17, 06:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,074
Posted By Masque

Pretty sure spoke strength counts too.

Pretty sure spoke strength counts too.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-17, 02:18 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 186,161
Posted By Masque

73.5cm, if I remember correctly. I'll re-measure...

73.5cm, if I remember correctly. I'll re-measure it and update tomorrow if this is wrong.

It's likely to go down a couple of mm as I transition to thinner-soled shoes this week... :/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-17, 11:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,074
Posted By Masque

I'm running 24/24 DT Swiss Aero Comp; with full...

I'm running 24/24 DT Swiss Aero Comp; with full kit and jersey pockets stuffed I'm about 230 lbs. With stiff rims this is quite sufficient.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-17, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 627,085
Posted By Masque

RT900 rotors on sale

https://www.westernbikeworks.com/product/shimano-dura-ace-sm-rt900-disc-brake-rotor

$58 shipped for the new DA rotors. 160mm and 140mm in stock also.

First serious discount I've seen on these...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-17, 01:53 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 186,161
Posted By Masque

C4L, you have a beautiful SL3. It looks a lot...

C4L, you have a beautiful SL3. It looks a lot like how my SL2 was set up, except your seat is higher and your stem is a bit longer. If I'd had an SL3, though, I might not have upgraded.

As for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-17, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By Masque

I don't understand; was the 2017 Roubaix not to...

I don't understand; was the 2017 Roubaix not to your liking? Plenty floating around still, and at a discount, even.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,803
Posted By Masque

What is it called when one runs tubulars with...

What is it called when one runs tubulars with sealant? Tubulant? Tubelessular?
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