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Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By Chi_Z

your knee will hit them when you are out of saddle

your knee will hit them when you are out of saddle
11-18-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 610
Posted By Chi_Z

the key is to layer gloves, 2 thin gloves is...

the key is to layer gloves, 2 thin gloves is better than 1 thick one. Also if the glove is too warm or does not breath, you will soak the inside with sweat, then after about 30 minutes your hand will...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By Chi_Z

did you check rear wheel spoke tension?

did you check rear wheel spoke tension?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 52,094
Posted By Chi_Z

the suspension is created by flexing of...

the suspension is created by flexing of glassfiber but you only get 30mm of travel
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 52,094
Posted By Chi_Z

there is a reason lauf fork was invented, no...

there is a reason lauf fork was invented, no moving parts = no service
11-13-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By Chi_Z

from aliexpress...

from aliexpress...
11-12-19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By Chi_Z

only if the wheel is not properly built and under...

only if the wheel is not properly built and under spoked. carbon rim has actually much higher fatigue tolerance compared to alloy and can withstand higher spoke tension.
Just finished building my...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,022
Posted By Chi_Z

i find axle with build-in arm very hard to use,...

i find axle with build-in arm very hard to use, you are never sure how tight you are tighten it. With hex key axle, i set it to 10Nm and forget it. Rotor always end up in the same place without fail....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,503
Posted By Chi_Z

i think it has to do with how the seat stay...

i think it has to do with how the seat stay starts way infront of the seat-tube. even the 2020 Domane SL looks decent
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,503
Posted By Chi_Z

not feeling the seat-tube top-tube junction,...

not feeling the seat-tube top-tube junction, looks too feminine, the last gen Domane SLR looks way better
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 995
Posted By Chi_Z

sounds like a weight distribution issue, move...

sounds like a weight distribution issue, move your saddle back 5mm try it out, keep moving it back until you no longer feel discomfort on your hand
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,930
Posted By Chi_Z

totally different case though, health bill scares...

totally different case though, health bill scares the insurance company much more than a used bike
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,930
Posted By Chi_Z

there is big difference between 2015 domane and...

there is big difference between 2015 domane and 2017 domane. Should have gotten a cycling injury lawyer instead
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,799
Posted By Chi_Z

3200 miles for Gravel King slick, still have some...

3200 miles for Gravel King slick, still have some rubber left, should last 4000 no problem
11-06-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By Chi_Z

looks great but the geometry is too long and low...

looks great but the geometry is too long and low for me :(
11-05-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,302
Posted By Chi_Z

if the route does not require you hiking the...

if the route does not require you hiking the bike, road shoe/cleat is fine, I find SPD-SL much easier to clip in compared to SPD due to the size of the cleat. with SPD the cleat is so small I have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,334
Posted By Chi_Z

how did those sidewall flats occur? from large...

how did those sidewall flats occur? from large sharp rocks? maybe 4 season would be better for those conditions
11-03-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By Chi_Z

OSBB creaked because the tolerance was terrible,...

OSBB creaked because the tolerance was terrible, my S-work roubaix sl3 has super oversized shell, I could easily spin any pressfit cup inside the shell with my hand, in the end had to use high...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 716,288
Posted By Chi_Z

i find flexy frame way more comfortable than the...

i find flexy frame way more comfortable than the new trend of oversized tubes
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 716,288
Posted By Chi_Z

looks like the new bar also have shorter reach,...

looks like the new bar also have shorter reach, so in total you have about 20-30mm shorter reach, pretty big change
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,434
Posted By Chi_Z

Syntace X-12 axle looks beefy and not weight...

Syntace X-12 axle looks beefy and not weight weenie, must be a bad batch from the factory, any chance to post a picture of the axle crack? I am using Tacx Neo, and they force you to use a thin QR...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,434
Posted By Chi_Z

that's more a problem of faulty thru axle than...

that's more a problem of faulty thru axle than trainer issue, how do you mount the bike to the trainer with the stock thru axle? there is nothing for the trainer to clamp to.
10-31-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,131
Posted By Chi_Z

with the cost of R&D and custom molds, this frame...

with the cost of R&D and custom molds, this frame arguably has higher production cost compared to Moots where they just pick the tubes length and weld
10-31-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,131
Posted By Chi_Z

$6000 can only get you a frame from Moots, prices...

$6000 can only get you a frame from Moots, prices are relative
10-31-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By Chi_Z

probably gonna sent you a piece of rock, then you...

probably gonna sent you a piece of rock, then you have go though month of investigation for charge back while they take all the money and run
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,463
Posted By Chi_Z

i sold all my LS jerseys when i realized SS...

i sold all my LS jerseys when i realized SS jersey + arm warmer works just as well if not better as i can modify the thickness of the arm warmer to fit the weather
10-28-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,047
Posted By Chi_Z

I know you got invested interest on your new...

I know you got invested interest on your new shinny bike, but carbon handlebar is just not as durable as alloy one. On a fall the handlebar usually takes the impact first. On a normal bike, that's a...
10-27-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 844
Posted By Chi_Z

the old ti only has clearance for 38mm, not a...

the old ti only has clearance for 38mm, not a gravel bike at all
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,135
Posted By Chi_Z

If you plan to travel at all with the bike, get...

If you plan to travel at all with the bike, get shimano, replacement parts are easier to come by.
Also for the new 12 speed please take into consideration of cassette cost. you can get a 11 speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,039
Posted By Chi_Z

i don't get it, what does the wheelset have to do...

i don't get it, what does the wheelset have to do with the bike? you can always run your enve on your supersix
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By Chi_Z

shouldn't you be comparing SLR with S-work? the...

shouldn't you be comparing SLR with S-work? the Venge pro has lower tier carbon layup.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 83,858
Posted By Chi_Z

nothing would look hot with those swayback...

nothing would look hot with those swayback seatpost, also what happened to the chain?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,112
Posted By Chi_Z

i think a cheaper option is to sell the alloy...

i think a cheaper option is to sell the alloy topstone then get the carbon topstone and another wheelset. If you enjoy your current groupset you can just sell the frameset and move everything over....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,039
Posted By Chi_Z

what kind of power are you outputting to be able...

what kind of power are you outputting to be able to flex those oversized BB on supersix evo?
10-23-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By Chi_Z

i know it is a boutique brand, but $190 for a...

i know it is a boutique brand, but $190 for a piece of aluminum seems excessive, when similar freehub from DT Swiss is only $50
10-22-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By Chi_Z

do you really need hydraulic disk when you are...

do you really need hydraulic disk when you are just road riding? TRP spyre works great.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By Chi_Z

sadly due to needing prescription, most of the...

sadly due to needing prescription, most of the sport sunglasses are ruled out, in the end RayBan wayfarer works the best. Gray polarized lens is a little dark for cloudy days, my next pair gonna try...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,902
Posted By Chi_Z

how does that work exactly? melt the resin and...

how does that work exactly? melt the resin and put in a few more layers of carbon fiber? do they do it by hand? how can they make sure it is absolute round
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 89,983
Posted By Chi_Z

someone took their 25mm tire for a gravel ride,...

someone took their 25mm tire for a gravel ride, stick to pavement with those tire / wheel combo. Even with 38mm tire on 24mm rim combo, i still get rock strikes to the rim. The places I was going...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18,926
Views: 3,843,612
Posted By Chi_Z

PAS Falconer Aero Helmet - orange ...

PAS Falconer Aero Helmet - orange

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 89,983
Posted By Chi_Z

75 psi on 25cm tire? you must hate your rim

75 psi on 25cm tire? you must hate your rim
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,034
Posted By Chi_Z

with BB30 you can always epoxy in a one piece BSA...

with BB30 you can always epoxy in a one piece BSA shell if the frame is bad
10-13-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,047
Posted By Chi_Z

Actually carbon handlebar are known to break just...

Actually carbon handlebar are known to break just by the bike falling sideways, that's what happened to my FSA K-wing
10-13-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,047
Posted By Chi_Z

a broken handlebar looks to be really expensive...

a broken handlebar looks to be really expensive on the Grail, are those integrated bar carbon or alloy?
10-13-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 971
Posted By Chi_Z

HED rims are way overpriced for what they are....

HED rims are way overpriced for what they are. Pacenti Forza are better option at around $60/rim https://www.bikehubstore.com/product-p/forza-disc.htm
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,034
Posted By Chi_Z

BB90 gives you all the issues of BB30 without the...

BB90 gives you all the issues of BB30 without the benefit of larger bearing and compatibility with 30mm spindle crank. You are also at the mercy of the frame tolerance as the bearing is pushed...
10-11-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By Chi_Z

interesting to see that the Redshift stem is as...

interesting to see that the Redshift stem is as effective as the fork, I have being using the stem for about 6 month now, it really is a game changer
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By Chi_Z

i would have thought a futureshock upgrade would...

i would have thought a futureshock upgrade would be a good way to clearout stocks on those older Roubaix
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By Chi_Z

comfort comes mostly from tire pressure, frame...

comfort comes mostly from tire pressure, frame material matters very little, plus your ALR already comes with carbon fork. there are 2 main ways to lower tire pressure, you can either go wider or go...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,034
Posted By Chi_Z

i would be more concerned about the terrible BB90...

i would be more concerned about the terrible BB90 design on the current Madone
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