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Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,067
Posted By eduskator

E-Bike or bike, who cares? As long as you ride...

E-Bike or bike, who cares? As long as you ride one!

The more cyclists there are, the more respect we'll get from other users of the road (such as car drivers...). They (we) tend to become a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,166
Posted By eduskator

Ride whatever pressure that floats your boat :)...

Ride whatever pressure that floats your boat :) As long as your tire isn't underinflated to a point where it'll pinch the rim if you roll over a bump or something... Keep mind that there is an...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 789
Posted By eduskator

Sad to read that you can't try the bikes. I guess...

Sad to read that you can't try the bikes. I guess you weren't anymore lucky at other local bike shops around? I'm always shocked to hear / read that a LBS will not let its customers try the things...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 571
Posted By eduskator

What do you mean unstable? Your post requires a...

What do you mean unstable? Your post requires a little more details...

Improper inflation, loose headset, loose spokes, warped wheel, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 297
Posted By eduskator

Did a quick 20k ride yesterday evening up in the...

Did a quick 20k ride yesterday evening up in the National Park close to where I live. No ride today - it's my birthday and I've had just a little too much wine & beer yesterday.

Planning on going...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,694
Posted By eduskator

What I'm saying is that CF components have been...

What I'm saying is that CF components have been around for as long as I can remember (a few decades?), and with all the R&D that's going on, if this would have been an issue, it would have been...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By eduskator

Sept 21 - No ride. Wanted to, but decided to take...

Sept 21 - No ride. Wanted to, but decided to take my GF out on a road trip instead.
Sept 22 - My usual 40k ride up the hills close to where I live! 1h30 round trip - 663 meters of ascension.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,561
Posted By eduskator

Really? I thought the message was STEEL IS...

Really? I thought the message was STEEL IS BETT'AH.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,694
Posted By eduskator

The top cap has no utility at all once the stem...

The top cap has no utility at all once the stem bolts are tighten to the proper torque... It can technically be removed. Your fork tube will not asplode if ridden without (your head might though if...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,694
Posted By eduskator

I wouldn't worry at all if your bike came factory...

I wouldn't worry at all if your bike came factory set up like this. The video does also specify that if your bike didn't come with one, it's because it don't need one (which is logical, otherwise you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,561
Posted By eduskator

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,561
Posted By eduskator

CF = 5-10x stronger than steel. Improper...

CF = 5-10x stronger than steel. Improper maintenance and/or manufacturer defect is the culprit here.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,055
Posted By eduskator

There are two types of clips: SPD & SPD-SL. The...

There are two types of clips: SPD & SPD-SL. The first one is intented for ''all-around'' use while the other one is intended for road usage.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,048
Posted By eduskator

Ultegra. DA if you can spend the extra $. ...

Ultegra. DA if you can spend the extra $.

Also keep in mind that the expensive products aren't always the most reliable ones. Performance is not always correlated to reliability.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,986
Posted By eduskator

OP - I'm curious to know if you ended up buying a...

OP - I'm curious to know if you ended up buying a bike and if so, which one?

As for the financing stuff, 0% is definitively worth it, even if it's only short term. If you however have bad habits...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18,868
Views: 3,799,822
Posted By eduskator

A new bike! Picked up this badboy yesterday...

A new bike!

Picked up this badboy yesterday evening. Previous owner bought it in late 2018, used it a few times and got injured. After inspecting the components, I could tell it wasn't used much....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26,585
Views: 16,384,319
Posted By eduskator

Just grabbed up this 2018 TCR Advanced Pro 0 disc...

Just grabbed up this 2018 TCR Advanced Pro 0 disc tonight. Half an hour using the DI2 and I was sold.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,662
Posted By eduskator

Just go with whatever you like most... I don't...

Just go with whatever you like most... I don't see why people would need to argue on that. The fact is that, rim brakes lovers will not change their mind and neither will disc brake lovers. I do not...
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