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Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,170
Posted By robbyville

My Garmin Connect mobile is still down. Even...

My Garmin Connect mobile is still down. Even uninstalled and reinstalled back in the phone
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By robbyville

Couple things: 5000tl with no sealant, Iíve...

Couple things:

5000tl with no sealant, Iíve run mine without for a couple weeks with no issues just had to get to the store to get some. I put sealant in for the obvious reasons but had no...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By robbyville

Questions abound! How long is it supposed to...

Questions abound! How long is it supposed to last and can you reissue the left over wax until itís all gone?

ive been using some type of wax/water blend in a squeeze bottle for the last few...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,192
Posted By robbyville

ditto here. 91 when I went out this morning just...

ditto here. 91 when I went out this morning just before 6am. Only about 105 when I got back from a shortened ride of 41 miles. We normally do 55 or so on Saturdayís. High today has been 118 last...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,353
Posted By robbyville

I go through a couple of roundabouts on a two of...

I go through a couple of roundabouts on a two of my weekly rides in two directions. I havenít had any challenges with people stopping in the roundabout. Most seem to know once weíre in how to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By robbyville

In all my years with tubeless Iíve only ever...

In all my years with tubeless Iíve only ever carried a spare tube. Twice in the recent past (including today), I should have had a plug kit of some type to try and avoid the call of shame. Iím...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,600
Posted By robbyville

Iíve been a paying member of Strava for quite a...

Iíve been a paying member of Strava for quite a few years. I like the simplicity, the kudos, etc. cycling for me is about the only social endeavor I have. The family does not enjoy going out or...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 162,954
Posted By robbyville

I had no issues whatsoever with my Yoeleoís (no...

I had no issues whatsoever with my Yoeleoís (no holes), either mounting, sealing, or removing my TL tires (at least no more than usual lol). And youíre right it was much easier to clean the sealant!...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 162,954
Posted By robbyville

Prior to my LB wheels I had a set of Yoeleoís. ...

Prior to my LB wheels I had a set of Yoeleoís. They had the internal nipples with sealed rim bed. Never had a problem with them but it was strange how one was finished and clear coated/sanded and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,750
Posted By robbyville

I actually no longer use it and sold it last...

I actually no longer use it and sold it last year. It was very good even after a lot of use although I was kind of worried about the rails loosening they never did. To this day I still think it was...
03-25-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By robbyville

Thanks for the reminder! I live about 40 minutes...

Thanks for the reminder! I live about 40 minutes away and was planning a pilgrimage up!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 244,819
Posted By robbyville

ahhh, bike porn at its best

ahhh, bike porn at its best
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By robbyville

As noodle says it all boils down to fit for you...

As noodle says it all boils down to fit for you and your body, and then once you choose having the bike properly fit to you and your riding style.

when I went to a Domane (while back since been...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 155,519
Posted By robbyville

nothing to be done about the bulbous levers but...

nothing to be done about the bulbous levers but dang, very nice and Iíll give it a quite warm to hot based upon nothing more than my first impressions. Hope it rides as nicely, be safe!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 155,519
Posted By robbyville

Just found out itís been two years to the day...

Just found out itís been two years to the day since I built up this bike o mine
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 155,519
Posted By robbyville

Boy, even as a diehard Vanilla/Speedvagen fan I...

Boy, even as a diehard Vanilla/Speedvagen fan I have a challenge with that one from a hotness factor! And since I can now shamelessly show mine again...
...
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By robbyville

no skewers or headset. Brakes, derailleurs,...

no skewers or headset. Brakes, derailleurs, crankset, chain, cassette, levers, cables, BB. So too much?
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By robbyville

Thank you, my apologies!

Thank you, my apologies!
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By robbyville

Fair Price?

Hi all,
Finally getting going on rebuilding my Derosa Frame (Circa '92 I believe or at least between '90-'92). The plan was for full polished Campy Record or Chorus but haven't found anything quite...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,344
Posted By robbyville

Sounds like a great club Iíll say that!

Sounds like a great club Iíll say that!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,344
Posted By robbyville

Just looked up the RcC rides in LA look pretty...

Just looked up the RcC rides in LA look pretty cool. We donít have one in our area but Iím a member of both local clubs where I live. As someone who used to ride by myself 98% of the time when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,268
Posted By robbyville

One pair of S Works shoes circa 2013 still the...

One pair of S Works shoes circa 2013 still the best shoes Iíve ever owned. Every now and again I think itís time to get another pair but these still work beautifully and are just as comfortable as...
Forum: Triathlon
01-04-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By robbyville

Dan, thank you so much for the reply. I am...

Dan, thank you so much for the reply. I am indeed comfortable making the switches. My plan was/is to have a new seat post topper with tri saddle already set up. And obviously plug and play with my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,371
Posted By robbyville

Absolutely, that would be great! We always...

Absolutely, that would be great! We always welcome guests and also inquire as to who is knew prior to every ride. One of the reasons we actually chose this area when moving from Virginia, was because...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,371
Posted By robbyville

Our group rides are pretty well labeled. So if...

Our group rides are pretty well labeled. So if our Wednesday ride is a recovery and goes 17-19mph (flat area), and Iím in the mood for a harder workout Iíll just pull longer than my fair share or...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 992
Posted By robbyville

yep, starting to agree, much as Iím enjoying the...

yep, starting to agree, much as Iím enjoying the idea of swapping out bars which I might still do. Wonít be able to do a seat post topper with SV effectively. Iíve found some good deals on bar stem...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 10,077
Posted By robbyville

Ditto on my end. Having not a single flat for...

Ditto on my end. Having not a single flat for the last couple of year until a few weeks ago. Although I did make a mess when putting in the tube due to not paying attention, still peeling sealant...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 992
Posted By robbyville

Thanks, me too! Been a dream to ride, fits so...

Thanks, me too! Been a dream to ride, fits so nicely, did my longest ride of 122 miles on it last month straight through one quick nature stop and felt great after other than being tired of course!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 992
Posted By robbyville

Thanks as always for the awesome suggestions. ...

Thanks as always for the awesome suggestions. Will look into the specialized bar as well.

im confident that o can figure out the seat post topper situation. The good folks at Speedvagen are...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 992
Posted By robbyville

lol yeah you might be ok, no promises!

lol yeah you might be ok, no promises!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 992
Posted By robbyville

awesome vid thanks!

awesome vid thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 992
Posted By robbyville

But why would you want to mimic the run, wouldnít...

But why would you want to mimic the run, wouldnít it be better to ride normally and conserve those areas for use during the run.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 992
Posted By robbyville

gotcha understood, Iíll definitely be moving my...

gotcha understood, Iíll definitely be moving my saddle forward. Iím also considering getting an offset seat post topper from Speedvagen and reversing it if possible.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 992
Posted By robbyville

Great advice, thank you (as always)!

Great advice, thank you (as always)!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 992
Posted By robbyville

Great advice thanks! I'm part of both our...

Great advice thanks! I'm part of both our regular Desert Cycle Club and also our local tri club mostly because they're great folks that I enjoy riding with and also volunteer a ton in our area. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 992
Posted By robbyville

Understood and thanks! Yes I've ridden a few tri...

Understood and thanks! Yes I've ridden a few tri bar set ups and agree the handling is completely different. We have a guy that rides with our group a fair bit who often joins in on his aero bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 992
Posted By robbyville

Swapping bars and aero bars

Hi all, happy new year!

I posted a variation of this in the Triathlon forum, but let's just say that participation there is not quite as "robust" as here lol!

Recently I've goofed around a bit...
Forum: Triathlon
12-31-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By robbyville

Is this bar swap possible?

Hi folks,

I'm an avid rider who participates a fair bit on the road forum and in the past the racing forum. Recently I've goofed around a bit with a mini triathlon, and then the Olympic Distance...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,788
Posted By robbyville

yup thatís beautiful alright!

yup thatís beautiful alright!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,103
Posted By robbyville

For me itís a toss up between Tour de Big Bear...

For me itís a toss up between Tour de Big Bear where I didnít ride particularly well but enjoyed the camaraderie of a weekend away with many of the people I ride with regularly and enjoy coffee with...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By robbyville

Thanks! I was thinking of picking up some of...

Thanks! I was thinking of picking up some of those strips, do you recommend them?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By robbyville

Just an update for anyone considering this roll. ...

Just an update for anyone considering this roll. I changed out my tire levers to a different profile (mine were 15 plus year old Pedroís). The new oneís are round and have less pronounced angles at...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By robbyville

Ive fitted the Schwalbe Pro One TL easy (or...

Ive fitted the Schwalbe Pro One TL easy (or whatever the name for the Pron One is these days), to some Reynolds attack wheels. So far they have been the easiest mounting TL tire Iíve used. But...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-19, 01:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By robbyville

also check out trekís battery mount for seat...

also check out trekís battery mount for seat tubes. The 2013 version was intended for their domaine and madone seat masts but it was pretty adaptable and I would tend to believe that it could be...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By robbyville

Since you mentioned not buying anything new, I...

Since you mentioned not buying anything new, I donít think you need to over complicate. It will be much easier though to remove the bb vs drilling additional holes. Assuming you have proper length...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By robbyville

Are the chain stays carbon or aluminum?

Are the chain stays carbon or aluminum?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By robbyville

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/21b5b25f_cb7c_48e1_9ea8_97450cfbc1a0_41f5d0fb684eabf7c92d3bf0ad2a227cb986c99d.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By robbyville

Silva Saddle Rolls, show me your packing

Hello all!

Iíve been using the Silca Saddle Roll for over a year now. I bought it because I liked the classic looks and it can carry the few items I like to carry (multi tool, tube, levers, C02)....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,946
Posted By robbyville

I had a similar one a couple of weeks ago where I...

I had a similar one a couple of weeks ago where I had to install a tube, although “had to” ended up not being the case. We were in the middle of our Saturday group ride when someone said “looks like...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,946
Posted By robbyville

Iíve only had to stop and deal with my tubeless...

Iíve only had to stop and deal with my tubeless tires twice in 4 years of exclusive use. Both times were caused by my own silliness. But despite the difficulty of getting a tire on Iíve never once...
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