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Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,423
Posted By RedBullFiXX

I think most Pros don't race in bibs anymore,...

I think most Pros don't race in bibs anymore, though they do still train with them
But for the ultimate in comfort, speed, expense, Speedsuits are the Pro way these days
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 711
Posted By RedBullFiXX

TL: Smoother ride, and more efficient, both can...

TL: Smoother ride, and more efficient, both can be true
Perhaps higher pressures are desired for your ride to feel fast ?
28c are not my goto for climbing as I have to pump to 80 psi to get that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 639
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Also, check the saddle height, and position for...

Also, check the saddle height, and position for every saddle you test
They'll likely all have a different position on the bike, which skews the test
Choose a baseline height and saddle position for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 711
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Tubes are still a thing ? :geek:

Tubes are still a thing ?
:geek:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,353
Posted By RedBullFiXX

I go out of my way in routing through roundabouts...

I go out of my way in routing through roundabouts
Cars can take the fun out of it, unless I'm driving one

The way I see it, folks rarely stop for stop signs anymore, so roundabouts seem safer,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By RedBullFiXX

I believe humans have divisive (tribal) traits,...

I believe humans have divisive (tribal) traits, regardless of brand, style etc
fwiw, no bib works like Rapha for me, favorite jersey are from Attacus

What ever happened to live and let live
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,953
Posted By RedBullFiXX

"noimagination Not really. If you get enough...

"noimagination Not really. If you get enough bikes running over enough sticks, eventually something weird will happen. This poor guy just happened to be the unlucky one.
Your comment is amusing,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,953
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Not really. If you get enough bikes running over...

Not really. If you get enough bikes running over enough sticks, eventually something weird will happen. This poor guy just happened to be the unlucky one.
Your comment is amusing, coming from...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,953
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Hard to understand how this happened, considering...

Hard to understand how this happened, considering the amount sticks, mud etc I have rode thru on my Cross bike :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,132
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Ti frame, figures :bike2: :p

Ti frame, figures :bike2:

:p
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,382
Posted By RedBullFiXX

imo, If it was a clean sport, Lance would still...

imo, If it was a clean sport, Lance would still have won a lot of races
We will never know cycling as a clean sport to this day, but not because of Lance
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Hookless This is the way

Hookless
This is the way
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,875
Posted By RedBullFiXX

As you are new to cycling Best advice I can...

As you are new to cycling
Best advice I can give is to ride your Canyon
So few miles a week, with proper kit, should be fine, to start
If you like a plush feel of a Domane, then a semi race type...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,932
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Higher volume tires require less pressure, 116psi...

Higher volume tires require less pressure, 116psi with a 23c tire is not the same as a 28c tire

Should have some sidewall flex, there are tire pressure recommendation charts, but it really depends...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,932
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Pedal strike is normal on a lot of bikes, learn...

Pedal strike is normal on a lot of bikes, learn not to do this
Don't see your weight listed, maybe try 65 psi or less with those 28c tires, I have run in the 50psi range on 28c
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,759
Posted By RedBullFiXX

This doesn't look anything like a relaxed...

This doesn't look anything like a relaxed position to hold for a long climb
You appear do have a death grip on the bars to maintain this position
Can you balance on the saddle without hand pressure...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,759
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Those bars, brifters, and seat position look...

Those bars, brifters, and seat position look awful to me, however, maybe just try moving around more
I find changing positions, varying cadence, and getting out of the saddle more on long climbs...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,932
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Nice bike, Gratz In a 4km ride if seat is not...

Nice bike, Gratz
In a 4km ride if seat is not comfortable, likely not positioned correctly, that's not my favorite seat either, then again no ride is good without comfortable bibs
imho, banding...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Marketing Hype aside, Some riders just like new...

Marketing Hype aside, Some riders just like new bikes
Not so hard to believe
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Another from Dual Eyeware ...

Another from Dual Eyeware
https://www.dualeyewear.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By RedBullFiXX

I also ride Canyons But the new SuperSix evo is...

I also ride Canyons
But the new SuperSix evo is an all new model from C Dale, and it's a very cool bike
If even money, that would be worth a good look
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,570
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Only thing not fake on that bike are the tires...

Only thing not fake on that bike are the tires and groupset
Sorry for your luck, as you say, lesson learned
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Ease back into the ride, don't be in a hurry to...

Ease back into the ride, don't be in a hurry to smash
I've worked it out that, the time to go hard after a stop is roughly half the time of the stop, give or take
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,932
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Canyon have a great return policy, if you are...

Canyon have a great return policy, if you are not happy with the bike
but they are great bikes
105 over Tiagra, not even a choice if even money
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 893
Posted By RedBullFiXX

No issues with SRAM or Shimano Wireless is...

No issues with SRAM or Shimano
Wireless is cleaner, easier to install, hoses are no maintenance, and that is nice too
Prefer the feel of SRAM, but i guess that just comes down to personal preference
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By RedBullFiXX

I would also recommend attending a race, talk to...

I would also recommend attending a race, talk to the racers, maybe someone will let you ride their bike
Allez Sprint is one of the most popular crit bikes for a reason
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Just an fyi Canyon CF SL Aeroad are still only...

Just an fyi
Canyon CF SL Aeroad are still only $2999 in the USA
https://www.canyon.com/en-us/road-bikes-us/race-bikes/aeroad/
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 16,784
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Here you go Tony ...

Here you go Tony

https://www.competitivecyclist.com/birzman-pump-up-tubeless-tire-pump?s=a
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 16,784
Posted By RedBullFiXX

There are a lot of high volume options around ...

There are a lot of high volume options around
I've had something like this for a few years...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By RedBullFiXX

If the stem has a shim, it's not oem, that's...

If the stem has a shim, it's not oem, that's Alibaba or something on there
Recommend installing all Canyon parts on that Aeroad of yours
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Well the Allez Sprint is actually made for Crit...

Well the Allez Sprint is actually made for Crit racing

Couldn't say what the Lynskey is about ?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By RedBullFiXX

The Electrolyte Myth: What Causes Cramping and...

The Electrolyte Myth: What Causes Cramping and How Can You Prevent It?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eq5jXdi7sUY
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By RedBullFiXX

My legs are always at their worst after a stop of...

My legs are always at their worst after a stop of 5 min or more, lack of circulation I guess
No matter the weather conditions
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By RedBullFiXX

The science is foggy on this one Some say more...

The science is foggy on this one
Some say more water, more sodium, or both
In my experience, it has to do with the amount of effort put out in the heat, the effect on each of us is different
Could...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By RedBullFiXX

I wear light colored sleeves on hot days, not...

I wear light colored sleeves on hot days, not cooler but I prefer them to sunscreen, and they offer more material to wipe sweat as an added bonus
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By RedBullFiXX

I have a CF SL Aeroad rim brake, and even that is...

I have a CF SL Aeroad rim brake, and even that is quite stiff compared to CF SLX Ultimate
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,374
Posted By RedBullFiXX

What is comfortable ? Depends on the rider, I...

What is comfortable ?
Depends on the rider, I find riding long flat roads into the wind in an upright position uncomfortable
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,374
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Can't speak for the OP, but in my case the...

Can't speak for the OP, but in my case the Endurance head tube was to high for my fit
That and a few other features made the choice easy
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,885
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Anecdotally had a few friends without their campy...

Anecdotally had a few friends without their campy equipped bikes for weeks/months waiting for parts
Not Canyons btw
Stuff happens
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,330
Posted By RedBullFiXX

The "right" large glasses and helmet for you, can...

The "right" large glasses and helmet for you, can make a substantial difference in wind noise
Not just and aero helmet, or what a friend may recommend, but a setup that works well for your head/face
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,968
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Did you see the link from the OP about the NEW...

Did you see the link from the OP about the NEW Enve wheels ?
New Enve Foundation wheels (https://www.enve.com/en/lp/foundation-road/)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,885
Posted By RedBullFiXX

The real question is how much damage have bike...

The real question is how much damage have bike shops done by not offering a mobile bike service, brilliant idea for those who rely on it
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By RedBullFiXX

I've found that saddle position & shoe setup are...

I've found that saddle position & shoe setup are critical for happy knees
Bike size looks close enough
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,968
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Odd to see GP5000 25c TL on ENVE approved list ...

Odd to see GP5000 25c TL on ENVE approved list
Continental labeled the sidewall on this tire as "Do not use with Hookless rims"
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,477
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Just noticed Canyon Alu Endurace is on sale right...

Just noticed Canyon Alu Endurace is on sale right now too
$1,500
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,477
Posted By RedBullFiXX

If you could stretch to $2,200 Canyon have free...

If you could stretch to $2,200
Canyon have free shipping now too
Full 105 disc, Carbon frame :thumb:...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By RedBullFiXX

I will agree to disagree on how they feel in the...

I will agree to disagree on how they feel in the rain, The Corsa's give a lot of confidence, at least on my bike
Small data point of course
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Hunt, Reynolds, Zipp Mount mostly by hand, not...

Hunt, Reynolds, Zipp
Mount mostly by hand, not easy to inflate at first, use of a boost bottle, or compressed air is advised

I like the versatility of the Corsa tires as they do not required a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By RedBullFiXX

My favorite combo Corsa Speed G+ 2.0 TL 25c...

My favorite combo
Corsa Speed G+ 2.0 TL 25c front (75psi)
Corsa G+ 2.0 TL 25c rear (80psi)
30cc orange endurance ea.

Grippy wet or dry, durability on par with GP5000
I like the GP5000, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,386
Posted By RedBullFiXX

Shifting has only improved with time, the system...

Shifting has only improved with time, the system is not picky about chain brands
Di2, and Eps shift faster, and imo are better at cross-chain shifts
I'm not much of a cross-chain rider so etap is...
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