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05-21-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,314
Posted By Wilmingtech

Yippers. Toe overlap is the sacrifice for a...

Yippers. Toe overlap is the sacrifice for a short wheelbase.
Suprisingly the straps on the fenders do a great job of staying in place and they dont move at all. No noise. They are very quiet.
04-06-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By Wilmingtech

A winter/water/gravel bike with slightly meaty...

A winter/water/gravel bike with slightly meaty tires. Fenders. A good pair of warm waterproof tights, booties to keep the water off the feet. The worst is wet squishy socks in your shoes. And a solid...
02-29-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,805
Posted By Wilmingtech

I am blessed that I have a job that not only...

I am blessed that I have a job that not only allows me to travel but I often get time to ride in many places around the country. This past year I got the chance to ride in Boston, San Diego, Glacier...
Forum: Touring
10-26-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,137
Posted By Wilmingtech

The more new rain gear you buy the less likely it...

The more new rain gear you buy the less likely it will rain.

Heading into the rainy season here in the PNW, I recently bought a new Goretex jacket for myself and a Black Diamond rain coat for my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,457
Posted By Wilmingtech

No. Last year we headed down to the desert...

No.

Last year we headed down to the desert for December/Jan but this year we are not.

Will stick it out and harden up in the cold/rain/snow.
10-10-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,908
Posted By Wilmingtech

I am using 2 different phone mounts on my bikes. ...

I am using 2 different phone mounts on my bikes.

On my gravel bike I use a Rokform mount. It's best used with the case with built in connector. It also uses magnets and the phone isnt going...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,852
Views: 743,814
Posted By Wilmingtech

Steal of a deal on Dual Sided Pedal Based Power...

Steal of a deal on Dual Sided Pedal Based Power Meters from Clever Training
Assioma Duo - 649.99 (https://www.clevertraining.com/assioma-pedal-based-cycling-power-meter)

Added the coupon YG561H...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,659
Posted By Wilmingtech

Seattle Forrest you may have done this ride...

Seattle Forrest you may have done this ride before, Nisqually Entrance to Mt Rainier up to Paradise back down through to Ohanapecosh to Packwood and back up Skate Creek to the start.

Lots of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,810
Posted By Wilmingtech

Proper Use of Expander / Compression Plug

I posted this over at WW. Take it for what its worth.

I recently chopped the steerer tube of my 2 carbon framed bikes to get the front end dialed in.

Before this I had never chopped a carbon...
Replies: 52
Views: 4,409
Posted By Wilmingtech

I would have said "You break it, you buy it!" ...

I would have said "You break it, you buy it!"

-Sean
09-21-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,491
Posted By Wilmingtech

Start working on your next perfect bike?

Start working on your next perfect bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,091
Posted By Wilmingtech

We could just start an HED love fest...

We could just start an HED love fest :)https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20181108_172018_330a8a96b19494cdcf879836c1412b36fd7241d3.jpg
09-19-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 231,933
Posted By Wilmingtech

Couer d'Alene

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09-19-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,370
Posted By Wilmingtech

Well its official. The Blue Prosecco is a one of...

Well its official. The Blue Prosecco is a one of a kind collectors item now. No where to be found and never made again. Curious where they all ended up.

Had to post some pics of recent rides...
09-14-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,504
Posted By Wilmingtech

We live in a small mountain town of about...

We live in a small mountain town of about 800-1000ppl. Our house is just over a mile from our tiny downtown where the elementary, middle and high school are.

We think it's funny that the kids...
09-14-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,503
Posted By Wilmingtech

When you put the larger cogset on, did you resize...

When you put the larger cogset on, did you resize the chain for the larger cogset?

-Sean
08-29-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 209,290
Posted By Wilmingtech

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

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Want to watch the Tour?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 22,738
Posted By Wilmingtech

My weight is 81.5kg. Logging/Fire roads. A...

My weight is 81.5kg.

Logging/Fire roads. A mix of hills. All kinds of surface here. Most are packed down pretty good, some not so much.

Putting the 36x on the front for winter is mostly focused...
08-27-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,991
Posted By Wilmingtech

Out on my ride yesterday I thought about this...

Out on my ride yesterday I thought about this post and figured I would just ramp up on one of the flattest sections of my ride and see what I could hit. We really don't have any "flat" sections of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,893
Posted By Wilmingtech

I travel a bit for work and have rented a few...

I travel a bit for work and have rented a few times (only domestically in the states). Mostly with success.

Here are the things I will bring if I know I am renting -

1. Your own Saddle - As...
08-04-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,357
Posted By Wilmingtech

Running a set of HED Ardennes GP Plus wheels. ...

Running a set of HED Ardennes GP Plus wheels. It's the Belgian+ rim in a pre built wheelset from HED with thier lowest end hubs and spokes.

The rim is fantastic for an alloy rim. Probably one of...
07-25-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,724
Posted By Wilmingtech

Nice bike. If you park the car outside you...

Nice bike.

If you park the car outside you could fit a few more bikes in the garage.

Just sayin ;)

Enjoy the ride!!

-Sean
07-16-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 36,328
Posted By Wilmingtech

I think the thing we over look here is that 1x is...

I think the thing we over look here is that 1x is a thing when you get off the tarmac. I totally see the benefits of a 1x setup when navigating mountainous terrain, not having to shift the front nor...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2,852
Views: 743,814
Posted By Wilmingtech

Thanks For This! That's a steal. I used the...

Thanks For This! That's a steal. I used the code WELCOMEBACK10OFF and got the Aero Race Bib Shorts and the Flusso Jersey together for 144.00.
07-01-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,897
Posted By Wilmingtech

Check the tire to make sure what flatted your...

Check the tire to make sure what flatted your wheel isnt still stuck in the tire.

Throw in a new tube.

When you get home, throw on some GCN episodes and take the time to sand the flatted tube,...
06-27-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,771
Posted By Wilmingtech

Fun read!

Fun read!
06-22-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 82,815
Posted By Wilmingtech

A movie being filmed in Boston - ...

A movie being filmed in Boston -

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06-22-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,106
Posted By Wilmingtech

You do weird things to your bike.

You do weird things to your bike.
06-20-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,016
Posted By Wilmingtech

My gravel bike is about 4 pounds heavier than my...

My gravel bike is about 4 pounds heavier than my road bike. I ride it a little more than half the time of all my rides. The geometry is more comfy on longer rides. I have two sets of wheels but I...
06-17-19, 12:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 965
Posted By Wilmingtech

I was always told in order to get a nice smooth...

I was always told in order to get a nice smooth pedal stroke, pedal like you are wiping dog poop from the bottom of your shoe.

If you are sprinting you can use different muscle groups by pulling...
06-07-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,036
Posted By Wilmingtech

Why so serious?? ...

Why so serious??
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06-07-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,036
Posted By Wilmingtech

That 3k light blinds oncoming traffic so they...

That 3k light blinds oncoming traffic so they can't see where they are going causing them to swerve in an unpredictable manner.

Do you ride slicks in the rain?

Good thing we have torturous bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,105
Posted By Wilmingtech

No way anyone could change a tire that fast...

No way anyone could change a tire that fast unless they were using....
05-24-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,036
Posted By Wilmingtech

Do the Carbon bars make that much of a difference...

Do the Carbon bars make that much of a difference as far as shock absorbtion?

I think thats truly the only reason I would go carbon. The weight difference between the carbon version and aluminum...
05-24-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,801
Posted By Wilmingtech

Its amazing when you use the ignore list to...

Its amazing when you use the ignore list to ignore 2 or 3 people....

A thread with 300 responses that is getting out of hand will suddenly be reduced to 5 or 6 helpful responses to the original...
05-24-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,549
Posted By Wilmingtech

We have a guy in our regular ride who I refer to...

We have a guy in our regular ride who I refer to as "Freight Train" he's about 6'3" and 220lbs of muscle. When you get behind him you mostly have to brake or the draft he creates will suck you...
05-19-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 709
Posted By Wilmingtech

Im a big fan of Felt Bikes. Even the lower end...

Im a big fan of Felt Bikes. Even the lower end models were often well made (sans components) and had slightly different geometry closer to what you see now in road bikes.

I think the price may be...
05-19-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,036
Posted By Wilmingtech

Funny this comes up. I spent all last week...

Funny this comes up. I spent all last week reading all kinds of reports, reviews, failures, success of carbon handlebars. I was looking at getting a Deda Superzero carbon handlebar and in the end I...
05-19-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,508
Posted By Wilmingtech

Bike Upgrade Time? Always. (Is that even a...

Bike Upgrade Time?

Always. (Is that even a question?)
05-07-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,485
Posted By Wilmingtech

Rotors are a pretty simple mechanical device. As...

Rotors are a pretty simple mechanical device. As already mentioned, spend the money on the pads.

The performance difference between a single stamped metal rotor for 15$ and a stamped metal rotor...
04-30-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,885
Posted By Wilmingtech

I usually talk to dogs. There are a couple on my...

I usually talk to dogs. There are a couple on my regular rides that used to come running out. I am more worried about hitting them than anything else. If I know a dog is going to run out and I...
04-29-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,924
Posted By Wilmingtech

Im jealous of your garage cieling height. I'd...

Im jealous of your garage cieling height. I'd love to have tall ceilings in my garage.

Unfortunately I dont. So I made use of the limited vertical space I have -...
Forum: Foo
01-05-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,149
Posted By Wilmingtech

Im diabetic so I have to be careful with the...

Im diabetic so I have to be careful with the drinks and gel packs as they are loaded with sugar. Being diabetic your body tends to get rid of the good stuff (electrolytes) along with all the sugar...
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