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Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,600
Posted By redlude97

You are also using an almost 20 year old design....

You are also using an almost 20 year old design. Disc brakes have come a long way since then
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By redlude97

is it a squeek? Could just be the pedal rubbing...

is it a squeek? Could just be the pedal rubbing against the bottom of the shoe or the cleat rubbing against the pedal. I generally clean and apply a dry lube to the pedals every thousand miles or so
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,600
Posted By redlude97

Not really? If the bike is maintained properly on...

Not really? If the bike is maintained properly on a regular basis by either a competent mechanic or a home mechanic it requires very little work. Clean the caliper of build up, push the pistons in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,280
Posted By redlude97

Yes. What you need to do is ask them to stay off...

Yes. What you need to do is ask them to stay off the front, basically rotate off as soon as they get there. Keeps the paceline cohesion and they can usually hang with a draft. This is me a lot of the...
08-21-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By redlude97

Stop riding kinda hard all the time. That is the...

Stop riding kinda hard all the time. That is the problem. You're probably working towards overtraining by always having intensity every day especially if its 2x/day. Its called riding in the gray zone
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 54,747
Posted By redlude97

Haha I prefer this one for the hip hop heads ...

Haha I prefer this one for the hip hop heads
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNLWmIsgQI8
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 54,747
Posted By redlude97

Yup deserved that. Posting in here was premature...

Yup deserved that. Posting in here was premature as I had only removed the front warning sticker which was annoyingly hard to remove even with a heat gun and plastic razor blade. The gap is due to...
08-20-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By redlude97

My 6800 threaded axles were steel, I'd assume the...

My 6800 threaded axles were steel, I'd assume the 5800 are too
08-20-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By redlude97

Its a crapshoot if sealant is going to work in a...

Its a crapshoot if sealant is going to work in a tube because unlike tubeless, the tube can move and isn't a part of the casing. So what happens is that the sealant can temporarily seal a hole in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,600
Posted By redlude97

I mean, rubbing can't just come from nowhere....

I mean, rubbing can't just come from nowhere. They are a super simple design. Rubbing doesn't just magically start to happen if everything is set up correctly and the caliper is clean and lubed well...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,600
Posted By redlude97

Sounds like you need to true your rotors. New...

Sounds like you need to true your rotors. New rotors are not necessarily true and the hub mount may also not be perfectly flat. If your rotors are straight you shouldn't need to do all that...
08-20-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 154,886
Posted By redlude97

Whats wrong with C4s? That rock looks super...

Whats wrong with C4s? That rock looks super chossy, I would have been more worried about that
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,600
Posted By redlude97

What are you doing that is taking so much time to...

What are you doing that is taking so much time to maintain BB7's? If its dry every couple hundred miles you have to turn 2 knobs 1 click. About the same frequency as you have to turn the tension knob...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 713
Posted By redlude97

just buy a $50 respirator if you're really...

just buy a $50 respirator if you're really concerned
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By redlude97

Look at your power curve, your 18min power should...

Look at your power curve, your 18min power should be a bit higher than your 20 min power, especially if your 20 power is based on an FTP test with a anaerobic clearance effort beforehand.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By redlude97

The easy way to check the L screw is once its in...

The easy way to check the L screw is once its in the big cog, push on the parallelogram body and see if there is room for it to move towards the spokes. The top pulley should be lined up with the big...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By redlude97

Uh the large is 140mm wide. All older ariones are...

Uh the large is 140mm wide. All older ariones are 126mm. That is the major difference, not the padding
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By redlude97

Bike Calculator (http://bikecalculator.com/)

Bike Calculator (http://bikecalculator.com/)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,055
Posted By redlude97

GS, but I'd try it with the mech on there already.

GS, but I'd try it with the mech on there already.
08-19-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 777
Posted By redlude97

slime works for pinpricks in tubes. The main...

slime works for pinpricks in tubes. The main problem is that is ineffective if the tire gets a decent enough slice that won't seal and it generally will leak and make a mess of the inside of the tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,055
Posted By redlude97

The takeaway is that we don't know how the chain...

The takeaway is that we don't know how the chain was sized originally because there are a few different ways to correctly size a chain. Since it is a KMC chain you can test it easily by installing...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,055
Posted By redlude97

I know campy makes gravel equipment now but they...

I know campy makes gravel equipment now but they are still primarily road. Is their chain sizing method not appropriate?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,055
Posted By redlude97

He said that assuming it is properly sized, that...

He said that assuming it is properly sized, that you wouldn't be able to go larger without a new chain, with an r7000 SS that has a capacity for a 11-30, a chain sized using small+small would work...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,055
Posted By redlude97

There is nothing improper about sizing a chain...

There is nothing improper about sizing a chain using the longest chain method of small+small w/o slack as long as you are within the capacity limits of the RD
08-19-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By redlude97

11-34 11 speed compatible cassettes also work....

11-34 11 speed compatible cassettes also work. Unless they are really cheap though I wouldn't bother going tubular with such a shallow rim on a road bike
08-19-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 777
Posted By redlude97

so did tubed actually feel smoother? You can also...

so did tubed actually feel smoother? You can also run lower pressure tubeless since you don't have to worry about pinch flats that would make a much bigger difference if your goal is comfort, like...
08-18-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By redlude97

Fast Talk podcast, ep. 81: The cyclocross episode with Coach Holicky, Katie Compton,

Good timing from velonews
https://www.velonews.com/2019/08/training/fast-talk-podcast-ep-81-the-cyclocross-episode-with-coach-holicky-katie-compton-ellen-noble-and-maxx-chance_499418

Especially...
08-17-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 154,886
Posted By redlude97

Another trip from Rattlesnake Lake up to...

Another trip from Rattlesnake Lake up to Snoqualmie Pass and back via Denny Creek campground and some hike a bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2,301
Views: 282,281
Posted By redlude97

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1471/20190817_132345_hdr_01_b1333a5690ad6cfa775e824c9b2add238128d6ec.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By redlude97

I've ridden 5800, 6800, 9000, r7000, r8000, and...

I've ridden 5800, 6800, 9000, r7000, r8000, and r9100. They all shift essentially the same. 5800/r7000 have slightly slower front shifting from the small ring to the big ring due not having some of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 54,747
Posted By redlude97

Yea I'm probably going to move the whole cockpit...

Yea I'm probably going to move the whole cockpit over from the other bianchi...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By redlude97

That sounds like a setup problem. 6800 shifting...

That sounds like a setup problem. 6800 shifting is perfection
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By redlude97

The front Dr is a bit better to set up. Rear is a...

The front Dr is a bit better to set up. Rear is a bit better protected from crashes but aesthetically a downgrade imo. Otherwise shifting performance is excellent for both
08-16-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,238
Posted By redlude97

This. I'm less than 1/4 way through my first bag...

This. I'm less than 1/4 way through my first bag in over a year of waxing. I also bought blocks of plain paraffin to dilute the MSW when it comes time but it lasts so long I haven't needed to. If the...
08-16-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5,852
Views: 385,255
Posted By redlude97

yea its annoying, i just keep it on the map page...

yea its annoying, i just keep it on the map page when I know I have a lot of turns coming up so I can watch the route
08-16-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5,852
Views: 385,255
Posted By redlude97

I've used a set off and on including for cross...

I've used a set off and on including for cross for about 3 years. They work well if used with modern cable pull shimano levers(super SLR and newer) combined with compressionless housing. They fall...
08-16-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By redlude97

i listen to them on long Z2 rides or commuting...

i listen to them on long Z2 rides or commuting with trekz headphones. I really like the fasttalk podcasts as well as the flocyling, marginal gains, and trainnerroad podcasts. It usually takes me 2-3...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 54,747
Posted By redlude97

Just picked this guy up to replace my 928. Stock...

Just picked this guy up to replace my 928. Stock except saddle, tires, powermeter and chain swap so far and chopped steerer. Need to get a slamyourstem bearing cover and get it a bit lower. Will...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 955
Posted By redlude97

He's talking about 30mm internal MTB rims it...

He's talking about 30mm internal MTB rims it seems, which is like 34ish mm external
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,649
Posted By redlude97

You said it yourself, your speed was only...

You said it yourself, your speed was only relative to your brother. He could have not been recovered as well the second time you climbed it. Power would tell you how you did relative to yourself. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By redlude97

isn't there already a weird detour near expedia?...

isn't there already a weird detour near expedia? I haven't been over there since last year
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 54,747
Posted By redlude97

the saddle is killing me, i can't stop looking at...

the saddle is killing me, i can't stop looking at it compared to the top tube, otherwise clean
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 955
Posted By redlude97

how many modern rim brake road bikes come with...

how many modern rim brake road bikes come with cantis?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 955
Posted By redlude97

There is no market because caliper brakes on road...

There is no market because caliper brakes on road bikes won't work on rims any wider than ~28-30mm external
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By redlude97

Yea going from 44cm cowchippers to 38cm nonflared...

Yea going from 44cm cowchippers to 38cm nonflared bars between my gravel bike and road bike take a few miles to get used to again. Switching between shimano and sram and disc vs rim as well
08-14-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By redlude97

Too little sugar or carbs early on a ride can...

Too little sugar or carbs early on a ride can also put you in a hole you can't recover from if you're riding hard and long because you cannot absorb the amount of carbs that you can potentially burn...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,656
Posted By redlude97

If you're set on a super vintage bike sure go...

If you're set on a super vintage bike sure go with a trek. If you're trying to build up a low cost monster I'd start with a CAAD9/10 frame
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,365
Posted By redlude97

At 100psi both the 25mm GP5000(latex) and...

At 100psi both the 25mm GP5000(latex) and GP5000TL tested at 8.9W.
https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/road-bike-reviews/continental-grand-prix-5000-tl-2018...
08-13-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By redlude97

Just rinse your mouth out with plain water right...

Just rinse your mouth out with plain water right after. I carry 1 bottle of 2-3x concentrated sugar/electrolyte mix and 1 bottle of water. I always followup the mix bottle with water. Then continue...
08-13-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By redlude97

FWIW the minimum cost to do a set of wheels just...

FWIW the minimum cost to do a set of wheels just in terms of materials for a DIYer is ~$50. This will be enough to glue 5 sets or so or 1 set for the season, so the cost isn't that outrageous....
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