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Forum: Framebuilders
06-24-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Only matters if you find a 6mm circular hole...

Only matters if you find a 6mm circular hole easier to cleanly drill than an ovular 7x8mm one.
06-23-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By Marcus_Ti

How many data fields do you want at a larger...

How many data fields do you want at a larger size? The larger units can display the same # of fields at a larger text size.



Yea...Garmin's run-time numbers are completely made up.

Unlike...
06-18-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Check Soma documentation, I'll wager you're...

Check Soma documentation, I'll wager you're missing some hardware.

Paragon Machine Works sliders for example require both a flat and a locking washer on each slider bolt....in addition to adequate...
06-17-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Having used Shimano, KMC, SRAM, Campagnolo, and...

Having used Shimano, KMC, SRAM, Campagnolo, and Wipperman chains....buy what is on sale. The only difference is the packing medium (seeming fish oil, or grease, or lube, or grease respectively). ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,076
Posted By Marcus_Ti

This is what an actual EC90 stem looks like: ...

This is what an actual EC90 stem looks like:
https://www.eastoncycling.com/products/details/ec90-sl-stem

This is what an actual EC90 bar looks like:...
06-17-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,644
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Didn't Shimano similarly tweak the chainline on...

Didn't Shimano similarly tweak the chainline on the R8000 and R9100 parts?
06-17-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 74,530
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Give that man 10oz of Orange Seal, first guess....

Give that man 10oz of Orange Seal, first guess. :)

MucOff brand
06-17-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 74,530
Posted By Marcus_Ti

New blingy tubless valves with bonus tool...

New blingy tubless valves with bonus tool included in the stem...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 36,241
Posted By Marcus_Ti

BTW TBH engagement spacing only gets important...

BTW TBH engagement spacing only gets important when you gear down sub 1:1 as on an MTB or gravel bike. On say a roadie it is more of a cool parlor trick unless you competitive sprinting. Consider...
06-17-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,106
Posted By Marcus_Ti

More so...but for reference, an Ultegra R8000...

More so...but for reference, an Ultegra R8000 cassette online might be say $70USD on Amazon. A Campagnolo Chorus 11s cassette will be $130+.
06-16-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,790
Posted By Marcus_Ti

He's only a bit out of college and young....

He's only a bit out of college and young. Further, like a great many in other fields, he's gotten annoyed by needing to explain the rudiments of his field to everyone outside of it. The patience of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 36,241
Posted By Marcus_Ti

I love em. They're dead silent, there's no...

I love em. They're dead silent, there's no reverb through your frame from a freewheel. And they're blingy. Make sure you have a SpurCycle bell to wake the cellphone-zombies out there, as your bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 36,241
Posted By Marcus_Ti

HED rims are some of the nicest alloy rims you...

HED rims are some of the nicest alloy rims you can get, OTOH you pay $$$ for them. The Belgium+ for example are $150/each retail.

The way the math works out, you can get a deeper and wider carbon...
06-16-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Wipperman says they're re-usable....but dirty...

Wipperman says they're re-usable....but dirty secret, many many of us open/close KMC links that cost 6X less each once or twice over the life of a chain. Yes, we're terrible human beings that are...
06-16-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,790
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Well, Tim...90%+ of Americans don't understand...

Well, Tim...90%+ of Americans don't understand cycle races. The ---strong hoopla came-and-went along with nigh-on-a-decade of domination of TdF, and Americans still don't get it or care. We're the...
06-16-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,684
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Hehehe. Says "eTap AXS" everywhere in the...

Hehehe. Says "eTap AXS" everywhere in the specs...and the pictured bike is clearly a Shimano equipped bike
06-16-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,644
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Just be sure to pay attention to that torque...

Just be sure to pay attention to that torque spec. 50Nm is what their manual says. Nothing holding that crankarm on other than that torque. My FSA SL-K 46/30 is similar in that regard and has...
06-16-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By Marcus_Ti

WeatherUnderground AKA TheWeatherChannel. But...

WeatherUnderground AKA TheWeatherChannel. But yes.



Darksy's app is quite good--now available for both Android and iOS. Even has vectors indicating cell-direction.
06-15-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,182
Posted By Marcus_Ti

The entire Team Aqua Blue Sport racing squad...

The entire Team Aqua Blue Sport racing squad (only UCI squad to use SRAM 1X, and used NW rings), would challenge this assertion....probably with some foul language



It can cause frame damage to...
06-15-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Follow directions WRT to locktite and WRT torque...

Follow directions WRT to locktite and WRT torque and you'll be fine.

It is when you don't follow directions that hilarity starts happening in addition to breaking things.
06-15-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Marcus_Ti

One arm is certainly toast. Given that the...

One arm is certainly toast. Given that the spindle is cro-moly there's a chance it isn't too mangled and can still be used....but not seeing any photos who knows.

What is "cheap"? Cranksets...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,588
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Garmin's problems have been systemic for a...

Garmin's problems have been systemic for a decade.

I put up with "features" of Edges 205, 305, 705, and 1000. The first three all eventually had the Edge Narcolepsy hardware design flaw (a battery...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,588
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Took Wahoo about a year to turn around their bike...

Took Wahoo about a year to turn around their bike computer OS. It was broken and buggy on debut--but they fixed it well and fast.
06-14-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,234
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Could be worse...could be Mavic.

Could be worse...could be Mavic.
06-14-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,234
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Bigger numbers are always better. So is anything...

Bigger numbers are always better. So is anything with the letter "X" in the name. Basic branding 101
06-14-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Kansas plates, driver was gone from the state a...

Kansas plates, driver was gone from the state a day later. Hard for NE law enforcement to find a Kansas SUV over state lines.

White man in his 50s with a beard driving an SUV...that is half the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,755
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Never had my Bolt lose/corrupt a ride. Goes to...

Never had my Bolt lose/corrupt a ride. Goes to Strava fine, every time so far since I bought it.

Welcome change from the Edges 205/305/705/1000..... that caused the Fit File Repair Tool to have...
06-14-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,097
Posted By Marcus_Ti

JensonUSA already has some parts listed for...

JensonUSA already has some parts listed for order, estimate of in-stock in 2-3 weeks.
06-14-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By Marcus_Ti

That is American ERs for you. I once sat in a...

That is American ERs for you. I once sat in a hospital ER with a broken arm for 4 hours before getting any kind of care other than an aspirin.


You're (perversely) lucky it was only 30 minutes.
06-13-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,267
Posted By Marcus_Ti

At this point...after the high-tide of bike-share...

At this point...after the high-tide of bike-share bikes in 2017...are any of these companies actually left? BlueGoGo got taken out with SpeedX or rather vice versa.

There was a long write-up on...
06-13-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By Marcus_Ti

It is a nominal sizing statement. Simplicity in...

It is a nominal sizing statement. Simplicity in exchange for some inaccuracy. And ballpark 10% error isn't awful, unless you're riding a paved-road racing bike. Generally, most lay-people can stand...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,588
Posted By Marcus_Ti

I think even DCR is a bit tired of the paying...

I think even DCR is a bit tired of the paying Public Beta tester culture. Maybe DCR calling them out will change what they do. Some of the GPS products are much better maintained--their marine...
06-12-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,106
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Ali is the Wild West. Storefronts close and...

Ali is the Wild West. Storefronts close and re-brand to dodge IP lawsuits every day of the week, abandoning and leaving orders hanging, but Ali IME sides with the buyer and you get your money back.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,599
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Carbon clincher and rim brake...I wouldn't do it....

Carbon clincher and rim brake...I wouldn't do it. Saving weight or not.
06-09-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,106
Posted By Marcus_Ti

SRAM plays the same dumb games and worse--MAP...

SRAM plays the same dumb games and worse--MAP no-sales nonsense wherever they can.
06-08-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,106
Posted By Marcus_Ti

I suspect it was more the distributors like QBP...

I suspect it was more the distributors like QBP whining.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 36,241
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Completely the wrong thing to do. You'll crack a...

Completely the wrong thing to do. You'll crack a rim.
06-08-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,934
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Yup, we're coming to that time of year. Wheels...

Yup, we're coming to that time of year. Wheels up at 0'Dark'Thirty. Beat the UV and the heat.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By Marcus_Ti

There are two sizes of Di2 grommet. The 7x8 you...

There are two sizes of Di2 grommet. The 7x8 you already mentioned, and a 6mm circular.

https://www.competitivecyclist.com/shimano-ultegra-di2-grommets
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,444
Posted By Marcus_Ti

123456 ...

123456

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/552x335/disc_brake_2_bc7d5878d9bd4912514fa90e0bb785f0ea1dac17.jpg
06-05-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,727
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Uhh...You might want to review your question. ...

Uhh...You might want to review your question. You intentionally told respondents to ignore all actual technical differences, assume unequal things were magically equal, and focus solely on ride...
06-05-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,727
Posted By Marcus_Ti

This is very much the equivalent of "Ignoring all...

This is very much the equivalent of "Ignoring all the advancements between the Wright Flyer and a 747, if a Wright Flyer were the same size and could fly just as far in the same comfort--which is...
06-04-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,727
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Which is a set of assumptions you'll never ever...

Which is a set of assumptions you'll never ever see in real life, short of finding some (primitive) 20 year old CF rims from the Good Old Days. The CF rim will always be stronger at the same mass,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 10:27 AM
06-03-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,649
Posted By Marcus_Ti

YES!! ...

YES!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMtoGj0dcSo
06-02-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 832
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Yea....doing that you'll sheer the fastener head...

Yea....doing that you'll sheer the fastener head right off.
Forum: Touring
06-02-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Would it be bad manners for me to ask you keep a...

Would it be bad manners for me to ask you keep a minimum safe distance? :roflmao2:

Missouri Parks cancelled a ride of ours due to flooding. Originally we were going to overnight at Big Lake State...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,151
Posted By Marcus_Ti

There's also the other added bonus. Better...

There's also the other added bonus. Better battery life.
06-01-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,649
Posted By Marcus_Ti

According to vBulletin it does.

According to vBulletin it does.
06-01-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,649
Posted By Marcus_Ti

I'm game for that

I'm game for that
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