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Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 629
Posted By eduskator

I prefer my bike's speed sensor than my...

I prefer my bike's speed sensor than my computers. It's more accurate.

My bike came with an integrated speed & cadence sensor so I didn't have to buy any aditionnal device.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,950
Posted By eduskator

I don't want to start a debate, so I'll simply...

I don't want to start a debate, so I'll simply say that Montreal is a whole other story right now in Québec. The numbers you are seeing are very generous and inflated. If you remove Montreal from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,103
Posted By eduskator

Indeed. The problem is that we have 4 seasons...

Indeed. The problem is that we have 4 seasons here and the weather varies from -30c (-22f) in winter to +30-35c (85-95f) in summer. It's hard for a body to constantly adapt :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,950
Posted By eduskator

[QUOTE=frogman;21579065] Oh really? Last...

[QUOTE=frogman;21579065]

Oh really? Last time I checked, my area had very few cases remaining, and everything has been under control for a little while. As I said in my initial post, we don't all...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,103
Posted By eduskator

Temperature - What's your limit?

We have had a few heatwaves since the beginning of the summer and it made me wonder...what is everyone's limit when it comes to riding in harsh weather? The outside temp in my area reached 35c/95f...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 982
Posted By eduskator

In terms of value for money, Cinder has one of...

In terms of value for money, Cinder has one of the best on the market IMO. I was about to buy one, but then I saw Oakley, and you know, the brand name made me change my mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By eduskator

+1. No deals this year due to supply & demand... ...

+1. No deals this year due to supply & demand...

My LBS who carries Giant bike has 2 road bike left in stock. Unable to order any because they have all been sold, they're waiting for 2021.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,950
Posted By eduskator

No. Only food & my cellphone, as usual. If I were...

No. Only food & my cellphone, as usual. If I were to go in a place where wearing mask is mandatory, I expect the merchant to provide them to their customers. If not, I'll go somewhere else.

You'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 982
Posted By eduskator

What price range? I am also changing my entry...

What price range? I am also changing my entry level helmet (Bell Formula) for an ARO3 or ARO5 from Oakley. Still undecided between the two, but I think I'll go with the ARO3 because of my needs. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By eduskator

Allen keys for sure, torque wrench is optional...

Allen keys for sure, torque wrench is optional but highly recommended when tightening CF components. I bought an all in one tool box from BIKEHAND on Amazon a few months ago that came with a needle...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 528
Posted By eduskator

I like the look of a traditional roof rack. I was...

I like the look of a traditional roof rack. I was interested in getting Sea Suckers at some point, but realized that anyone could walk by, release the suction and leave with the whole thing. I know...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 837
Posted By eduskator

Don't get me started on CF steerer tubes & OEM...

Don't get me started on CF steerer tubes & OEM compression plugs! :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By eduskator

Sealant ends up sticking to your internal tire's...

Sealant ends up sticking to your internal tire's surface after a few months (depending on which one you use, they all have different lifespans) and therefore the sealant level will end up below the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 837
Posted By eduskator

Gorilla glue should do the trick :) Hope you...

Gorilla glue should do the trick :)

Hope you didn't get injured when it snapped. These can lead to serious injury pretty quickly.

Saw a guy last weekend snapping his right pedal when climbing....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,425
Posted By eduskator

He does not care about your opinion or argument...

He does not care about your opinion or argument on whatever rubber is the best of the industry, he said he was happy with the damn new tires, and wanted to share it with us. Let the man be happy and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 933
Posted By eduskator

If you are shopping for a used bike, the asking...

If you are shopping for a used bike, the asking price will vary so get the one that has the best deal & the one you're most comfortable on. At 500$, you can still get a decent bike, but it will be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By eduskator

It's a Giant. You get a lot for the money even if...

It's a Giant. You get a lot for the money even if you pay it full price. Best bang for the buck!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,425
Posted By eduskator

Wait, some people do this? :lol: On another...

Wait, some people do this? :lol:

On another topic, I always find it funny how some forum members here act like they are experts who know everything. If OP said he liked his new tires, then why the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19,495
Views: 4,112,073
Posted By eduskator

Bought a pair of Louis Garneau cycling shorts...

Bought a pair of Louis Garneau cycling shorts (Fir Sensor 2) with the Airzone 2 chamois... What a game changer from my previous unbranded shorts!! So much more comfortable. Note sure if it's because...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,902
Posted By eduskator

Drinking too much alcohol the night before a...

Drinking too much alcohol the night before a ride. I'm in that age group where you just realized that Saturday and Sunday mornings are meant for doing things other than sleeping and/or recovering...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By eduskator

Girlfriend got her N+1 on Friday (first road bike...

Girlfriend got her N+1 on Friday (first road bike ever). We landed on a great deal on a 2018 leftover; a brand new Liv Avail Advanced 2.

Saturday: I did a 50k ride up in the hills, then we did a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,021
Posted By eduskator

Exactly what I was thinking. I know that all...

Exactly what I was thinking. I know that all skins are different and some are a lot more sensitive than others, but this is odd. My longest rides are 4 hours / 100kms with a lot of elevation, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By eduskator

Heeeeeeere we go again :popcorn

Heeeeeeere we go again :popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,833
Posted By eduskator

Lots of good options at this price range,...

Lots of good options at this price range, especially with Giant.

Love the color of your Cervelo! Show us pics of the finished project once done.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By eduskator

Dish soap in hot watah... It's a mild degreaser....

Dish soap in hot watah... It's a mild degreaser. Stay away from chemicals as much as you can :) Your paint will thank me later.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,581
Posted By eduskator

But it was so tempting... I felt like Gollum...

But it was so tempting... I felt like Gollum holding THE ring, trying not to put it around my finger.

On a different note, did we get an update from OP regarding his claim at the LBS?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,779
Posted By eduskator

At this price tag, I am def. staying in the...

At this price tag, I am def. staying in the electronic groupset world. The Venge Pro 2020 is offered in either Ultegra DI2 or Force ETap AXS (same price for both) while the TCR Advanced Pro comes in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By eduskator

2021 deliveries have not started yet where I...

2021 deliveries have not started yet where I live. Every LBS I talked to told me they were going to be available late 2020. I am looking forward to see the redesigned 2021 TCR in real life. Love the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,077
Posted By eduskator

Looks 1000000x cleaner if you ask my opinion. How...

Looks 1000000x cleaner if you ask my opinion. How can someone not like a Venge cockpit?...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,500
Posted By eduskator

Paraffin wax & PTFE at a 10:1 ratio seems to be...

Paraffin wax & PTFE at a 10:1 ratio seems to be working very well. If you can't find PTFE, paraffin wax only also does the job.

Make sure to completely clean your chain before your first dip. To...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By eduskator

Revolt. Cheaper, stiffer, better & lifetime...

Revolt. Cheaper, stiffer, better & lifetime warranty on the frameset.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,581
Posted By eduskator

If TI was ''really the way to go'' Pros would all...

If TI was ''really the way to go'' Pros would all use it. Last time I checked, it was not the case. Still a great metal though!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,581
Posted By eduskator

Talking about bad luck... It seems like Murphy's...

Talking about bad luck... It seems like Murphy's law hit you full speed. What were the probabilities...

Trek won't cover it because it was caused by your usage, not a manufacturer defect. It might...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,779
Posted By eduskator

Correct. I do not race and I do not intend to...

Correct. I do not race and I do not intend to start to. I would however like to be more efficient when flat riding without affecting my climbs very much, hence why I was considering an Aero bike and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,779
Posted By eduskator

CND! Worth a little less than your currency. ...

CND! Worth a little less than your currency.

After visiting a few LBSs in the last days and seeing how out of bikes they all currently all due to the pandemic situation, I will wait a few more...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,314
Posted By eduskator

The only ego I have when I ride is to finish my...

The only ego I have when I ride is to finish my ride. If I set a 100km goal, I know I won't be able to see the finish line if I start racing with random people at the beginning of my ride or even...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,779
Posted By eduskator

That's a very nice bike! Indeed, bikes are...

That's a very nice bike! Indeed, bikes are getting more and more aero. The rounder top tube is also a trend I noticed.

Guess I'm just dancing with the idea of changing brand for once (getting away...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,314
Posted By eduskator

Well, doesn't look like OP was doing a group...

Well, doesn't look like OP was doing a group ride... :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,779
Posted By eduskator

So went to a LBS to see one yesterday, and was a...

So went to a LBS to see one yesterday, and was a little dissapointed (it was the Foil 20). The non-integrated cables was a big turn off. They enter inside the tube from the downtube, a few inches...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,779
Posted By eduskator

I can certainly afford it, but I am just not that...

I can certainly afford it, but I am just not that eager to have more than 1 bike. If I were to have 2, I'd get a gravel bike as my 2nd one :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,779
Posted By eduskator

Yeah, we all have the same illness, right? :)

Yeah, we all have the same illness, right? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,779
Posted By eduskator

Considering swapping my Race bike for an Aero bike. Thoughts?

Has anyone recently done it?

The current pandemic situation has given me a lot more time to ride & fortunately, reduced my usual expenses (thanks to teleworking!) to a point where I am now...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,314
Posted By eduskator

Lesson learned. I do have a problem with the fact...

Lesson learned. I do have a problem with the fact that a cyclist would be yelling something to another cyclist though. When I ride, I don't have time to talk, especially not yell.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 530
Posted By eduskator

If it can help, I ride fasted 99% of the times...

If it can help, I ride fasted 99% of the times (in the mornings) with only a black coffee in my stomach. I eat lots of carbs the night before. My typical ride is a 40-50km loop with lots of hills and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 530
Posted By eduskator

Good job! Wanting to turn around happens to me...

Good job! Wanting to turn around happens to me more often that it should, but I tell myself ''shut up and pedal'' until it passes. I learned to not listen to my body and mind :lol: unless something...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 530
Posted By eduskator

Did my longest ride ever yesterday: 101kms...

Did my longest ride ever yesterday: 101kms (63miles) & 1249m (4100ft) of total elevation in roughly 4 hours in the National Park close to where I live. A century ride was my 2020 goal so I am very...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,347
Posted By eduskator

I would clean it first using a degreaser....

I would clean it first using a degreaser. Companies put a factory lubricant on the chain, and I don't believe it's a good idea to mix 2 different products.

I clean mine with fuel & WD-40. Works...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19,495
Views: 4,112,073
Posted By eduskator

What are your first impressions, going from Wahoo...

What are your first impressions, going from Wahoo to Garmin?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 366
Posted By eduskator

I did a 45k ride (800m of total elevation)...

I did a 45k ride (800m of total elevation) Saturday morning in the national park (Parc de la Gatineau) close to where I live. It re-opened last month & but only to cyclists and walkers. Life is SO...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,375
Posted By eduskator

Anusol?

Anusol?
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