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Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 840
Posted By noodle soup

But they claim itís wind tunnel tested.

But they claim itís wind tunnel tested.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 840
Posted By noodle soup

So if a manufacturer takes photos of a wheel...

So if a manufacturer takes photos of a wheel being tested, that confirms the results of the test?


I have a bridge for sale. $1,000,000,000 or best offer.
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Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 12:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 840
Posted By noodle soup

I'm not telling you which wheels are fastest,...

I'm not telling you which wheels are fastest, only linking a test. I'm also not saying if the world is flat, or not. Just stating that many believe it's flat.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 840
Posted By noodle soup

You realize that many people believe the earth is...

You realize that many people believe the earth is flat.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 840
Posted By noodle soup

Sure, but at least they are all tested the same...

Sure, but at least they are all tested the same way, and the tester has no bias to one manufacturer over another.

There aren't many totally independent tests.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 85,212
Posted By noodle soup

+1 I've never understood why so many people...

+1

I've never understood why so many people rave about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 840
Posted By noodle soup

The big names are't always the most aero. ...

The big names are't always the most aero.

https://www.hambini.com/blog/post/bicycle-wheel-aerodynamics-which-one-is-fastest/

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By noodle soup

$40 for a “shifter flush”? Are you talking about...

$40 for a “shifter flush”? Are you talking about a hydraulic brake flush/bleeding, or just shifter mechanism maintenance?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 738
Posted By noodle soup

we have replaced a few Venge dropouts for...

we have replaced a few Venge dropouts for customers that purchased them second hand, but Iím not sure what year Specialized fixed the problematic design.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 738
Posted By noodle soup

Does the 2016 Venge have those dropouts that face...

Does the 2016 Venge have those dropouts that face slightly forward? Doge might be able to add a little here.

those dropouts are a dealbreaker IMO.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 91,541
Posted By noodle soup

I never clean out my tires, but my tires never...

I never clean out my tires, but my tires never last 6 months. They are worn out long before that.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 840
Posted By noodle soup

Robius there's a lot of info on Light Bicycle...

Robius there's a lot of info on Light Bicycle wheels in this thread https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1155967-light-bicycle-wheels.html
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 840
Posted By noodle soup

They are quite stable in crosswinds. Enve hoops...

They are quite stable in crosswinds. Enve hoops aren't as U-shaped as you might think.

Enve 4.5
https://live.staticflickr.com/7807/33502437498_db3af778f1_o.png


Light Bicycle 56mm(30mm wide)...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 840
Posted By noodle soup

+1 A 56mm deep(30mm wide) Light Bicycle...

+1

A 56mm deep(30mm wide) Light Bicycle wheelset with DT240 hubs and Sapim CX-Ray spokes is about $975 with shipping. There's no way I'll ever buy Enve/Zipp/Hed wheels again.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 840
Posted By noodle soup

Rim or disc brake? Never mind. I see you...

Rim or disc brake?

Never mind. I see you said disc.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 664,539
Posted By noodle soup

$90.41 @ Merlin Cycles ...

$90.41 @ Merlin Cycles

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https://www.merlincycles.com/castelli-free-aero-race-4-kit-cycling-bib-shorts-ss19-136817.html
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18,937
Views: 3,847,058
Posted By noodle soup

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49091868291_b6...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49091868291_b6c56f9463_o.jpg $90.41 at Merlin Cycles
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 85,212
Posted By noodle soup

Swap the saddle/post, and the blue one will be...

Swap the saddle/post, and the blue one will be scorching hot.

Iím not a fan of the ketchup and mustard paint scheme.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By noodle soup

3 pawl freehub body means itís not a DT350. Still...

3 pawl freehub body means itís not a DT350. Still a good deal for a wheelset though.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By noodle soup

I like the silver hubs. I might pick up a set...

I like the silver hubs. I might pick up a set just for the hubs.

Is the freehub a star ratchet, or the 3 pawl style. They look like silver anodized DT350 straight-pull hubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By noodle soup

Are they tubeless compatible?

Are they tubeless compatible?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 776
Views: 85,212
Posted By noodle soup

Other than that seatpost, it's hot.

Other than that seatpost, it's hot.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,675
Posted By noodle soup

It didnít work. Now people are just talking about...

It didnít work. Now people are just talking about inflation.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,675
Posted By noodle soup

Tubeless can be more comfortable, but the OP...

Tubeless can be more comfortable, but the OP isnít concerned about comfort.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,675
Posted By noodle soup

I am curious to hear some of these reasons. Is...

I am curious to hear some of these reasons. Is the wheelset you are using incompatible with tubeless?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,675
Posted By noodle soup

+1 A decade ago we didn't have a choice....

+1

A decade ago we didn't have a choice. There were no wide high-performance tires. Now that we have many wider options, I use 30mm Schwalbe G-One Speed tires @60/55psi.The ride is smoooth as...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,203
Posted By noodle soup

Will you be in Phoenix for Thanksgiving? There's...

Will you be in Phoenix for Thanksgiving? There's a big group ride downtown.

Thursday - 6:30am - Camelback & Central - the AJ's Parking Lot
Down to South Mountain, up to the Towers and back.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 08:52 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 06:50 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 424
Posted By noodle soup

+1 Unless the OP is losing TTs by a second...

+1

Unless the OP is losing TTs by a second or two, he'll gain nothing by this modification.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,203
Posted By noodle soup

No need to ask who. There's only one...

No need to ask who.

There's only one Specialized dealer in LV, unless you include Boulder City.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 424
Posted By noodle soup

Has the OP ever said what shifters he has? I...

Has the OP ever said what shifters he has?

I still want to know what he is trying to accomplish with the cage swap.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 424
Posted By noodle soup

i assume he has 8spd DA shifters, but he never...

i assume he has 8spd DA shifters, but he never stated that.

if he has 8spd shifters, he can use any 8/9/10spd Shimano road derailleur.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By noodle soup

3m tape(33+ if I remember correctly) is the only...

3m tape(33+ if I remember correctly) is the only finishing tape worth using.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 424
Posted By noodle soup

when you say “modern 105 RD” that’s not entirely...

when you say “modern 105 RD” that’s not entirely accurate. An 11spd RD won’t work with those shifters, but a 10spd one(5600, 5700) will work fine.

Remember that a long cage rear derailleur won’t...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 424
Posted By noodle soup

You might want to have this thread moved to the...

You might want to have this thread moved to the Mechanics forum.

Why are you looking to swap the derailleur cage, and what do you hope to accomplish?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26,612
Views: 16,444,847
Posted By noodle soup

Thank you for reiterating the purpose of this...

Thank you for reiterating the purpose of this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,203
Posted By noodle soup

That's why bike shops rent/demo bikes. It's...

That's why bike shops rent/demo bikes.

It's much easier to sell $5000-$15,000 bikes, after the shopper has used a bike like that for a few days. Parking lot "demos" are practically useless for...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By noodle soup

The salesman might have been thinking the Venge...

The salesman might have been thinking the Venge had Specialized SCS spacing.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By noodle soup

Sorry, my mistake. It sounded like you had...

Sorry, my mistake.

It sounded like you had started at the stem area, and ran out of tape. Some people start at the stem, because it eliminates the need for finishing tape(but it leads to other...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By noodle soup

Most people start the wrap at the bar end, and...

Most people start the wrap at the bar end, and don't run into this problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18,937
Views: 3,847,058
Posted By noodle soup

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49024159437_f3...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49024159437_f3e038c23e_o.jpg

$110

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49024163402_1bc870a02a_o.jpg

$28
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,131
Posted By noodle soup

It's a custom, built and painted by Tom...

It's a custom, built and painted by Tom Ritchey(back when he actually built some bikes).
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,462
Posted By noodle soup

I would replace it if you feel it pulse under...

I would replace it if you feel it pulse under braking.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,856
Posted By noodle soup

Some people still use tubes?

Some people still use tubes?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,462
Posted By noodle soup

I probably wouldn't bother replacing that wheel....

I probably wouldn't bother replacing that wheel. If you ever saw some of the wheel damage that comes in on mountain bike wheels at my shop, you'd see that area is much stronger than you think.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By noodle soup

The OP solved the problem before you posted this,...

The OP solved the problem before you posted this, and he was informed about a little piece that eliminates the stupid Shimano "mount".
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 664,539
Posted By noodle soup

Smarter than the one that buys it.

Smarter than the one that buys it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By noodle soup

you should be able to wiggle it off. In the...

you should be able to wiggle it off.

In the future, I'd use something like this to mount the junction box.

https://www.fouriers-bike.com/en/pro.php?m=l&cid=67&f=2
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By noodle soup

Sidi shoes are on sale at Merlin Cycles. In the...

Sidi shoes are on sale at Merlin Cycles. In the past they would not ship to the US, but that doesn't seem to be the case now.
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