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10-09-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By rosefarts

I learned a lot from this. I won't be...

I learned a lot from this.

I won't be getting those rims.

24H is probably ok but those particular rims are not appropriate for me.
10-09-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By rosefarts

I didn't realize that was a problem with them. I...

I didn't realize that was a problem with them. I run my tires at 45 to 60 depending. That's on DT Swiss R460 and never had a problem.

I wonder why they're so low?

My only Stan's rims are Alpha...
10-09-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By rosefarts

Sorry, trying to navigate the children's museum. ...

Sorry, trying to navigate the children's museum.

Why would a 20mm id rims have problems with 38-43 tubeless tires?
10-09-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By rosefarts

Like I said. Probably sold out.

Like I said. Probably sold out.
10-09-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By rosefarts

Thinner spokes tend to have more stretch or...

Thinner spokes tend to have more stretch or compliance or whatever you want to call it. In theory this gives you a smoother ride and your spokes are supposed to last longer than with straight guage. ...
10-09-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By rosefarts

TBD but I'd like to use the straight pull Novatec...

TBD but I'd like to use the straight pull Novatec 411/412 hubs that seem to be the lightest disc hubs around.

Stan's Iron Cross rims.

Probably 2.0/1.8/2.0 spokes unless someone thinks I can get...
10-09-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By rosefarts

Is 24 holes enough for gravel?

I ride pretty hard and frequently blur the line between gravel and mountain bike.

I don't catch much air and I weigh 140. My hunch is that they'll work.

My road wheels with even fewer spokes...
10-05-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By rosefarts

Go to eBay and type "Track crankset 46t" You'll...

Go to eBay and type "Track crankset 46t" You'll get a myriad of good cranks ranging from $40 to $200.

The one your shop is selling is probably one of them.

It's not hard to install but...
10-01-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,869
Posted By rosefarts

I had a Vortex in 06 or 07'. I bought it brand...

I had a Vortex in 06 or 07'. I bought it brand new and the rivnuts immediately got loose. Then when tightened, the bottle cage was askew. Really pissed me off for a frame of such value.

BTW, more...
10-01-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By rosefarts

I'm not talking myths. I rode American Classic...

I'm not talking myths. I rode American Classic tubulars a full 10 years before carbon took over. Even my steel road road bike has a China bomb fork on it that I'm completely confident in over 50mph....
09-30-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By rosefarts

Tattoo the scar. Maybe a spider web and teardrop....

Tattoo the scar. Maybe a spider web and teardrop.

Has the doc injected steroids into it yet? Seems to work well for keloids. As for the remaining grit, talk to a plastic surgeon but the scarring...
09-30-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By rosefarts

I've had entire rides where I hear my frame...

I've had entire rides where I hear my frame getting pelted by shale from below. It's a major concern for a carbon upgrade actually. Do manufactures lay it on thicker on the underside?

Define...
09-30-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By rosefarts

Descending abuse and carbon

I'm probably going to get a new bike this winter. Primarily to get substantial weight savings and for a smoother/faster bike.

I did a gravel race yesterday that had a massive (miles long) descent...
09-24-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,211
Posted By rosefarts

Cervelo seems commonplace at all levels. Now...

Cervelo seems commonplace at all levels.

Now has anyone ever seen a fast young rider on a Serotta?
09-18-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,279
Posted By rosefarts

FWIW, this works for steel steerers. They are...

FWIW, this works for steel steerers. They are brazed, not epoxied, and the inner sleeve is also steel.

Probably not as strong as the original and definitely a bit heavier but when talking about...
09-17-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,279
Posted By rosefarts

I've spent a lot of time bolting climbing routes...

I've spent a lot of time bolting climbing routes in a seaside locale. I probably have personally experienced galvanic corrosion more than most here.

I stand by my earlier statement. Epoxied...
09-17-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,279
Posted By rosefarts

Use aluminum instead of dowel and pin both tubes...

Use aluminum instead of dowel and pin both tubes in addition to the epoxy.

Decent idea, wrong material used.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,299
Posted By rosefarts

The 8g ones I got on eBay are too tight. Only...

The 8g ones I got on eBay are too tight. Only certain bottles fit and those can be a fight.

The 20ish g ones, similar to the OP have been pretty good. One is perfect and I've never dropped a...
09-09-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By rosefarts

I think it's repetition for the surgeon. The...

I think it's repetition for the surgeon. The might do as many as 3-4 total knees or hips in a day. They might do this 2-3 days a week. Total shoulders and reverse total shoulders (same same but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,002
Posted By rosefarts

Dragon Ball Z logic again. Get in the hyper...

Dragon Ball Z logic again. Get in the hyper gravity chamber and go Super Sayan.

In reality, it just makes rides harder.

On race day, go ahead and toss the 1050g tubulars on the bike instead of...
08-25-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,619
Posted By rosefarts

I saw a comically small smartphone on Amazon....

I saw a comically small smartphone on Amazon. Like 2.5" or something. I think it's got battery for standby for only about 4-6 hours.

If your network uses SIM cards, just toss yours into the phone...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,742
Posted By rosefarts

I've done it 4 times. Once last week. It's...

I've done it 4 times. Once last week.

It's unlike anything I've climbed anywhere else in the state. Gains more than Evans in much less distance. Gets as steep as old stage in Boulder, for miles....
08-24-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By rosefarts

Did you have a nice knurled aluminum plug in the...

Did you have a nice knurled aluminum plug in the steerer tube before you tightened it?
08-19-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,245
Posted By rosefarts

I'll cross the center line, sprint past a car,...

I'll cross the center line, sprint past a car, then fly around the next switchback. It depends on the road and visibility.

Anyone who makes always/never rules sucks.
08-19-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,457
Posted By rosefarts

I got the prz 4d shorts on Friday. I wore them...

I got the prz 4d shorts on Friday. I wore them yesterday on a ride up Pike's Peak. Maybe 4.5 hours in the saddle, rather grinding.

I sort of felt like they were slicker, like I was sliding on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By rosefarts

Pike's Peak. My first time at any real elevation...

Pike's Peak. My first time at any real elevation this year and it kicked my butt above 12,000'. It wasn't my best time but I was pretty proud of surviving.
08-14-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,320
Posted By rosefarts

I know why they pass me. I just don't know why...

I know why they pass me. I just don't know why they wear pink socks.
08-14-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,457
Posted By rosefarts

I've only ridden in bibs for the last 20 years or...

I've only ridden in bibs for the last 20 years or so, no need to change it up now.

I ordered a pair. Don't hold your breath on a review though. New baby next week and foot surgery in September....
08-14-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,457
Posted By rosefarts

I have a pair of Black Bibs I hate. Worst shorts...

I have a pair of Black Bibs I hate. Worst shorts I've ever owned. This place is dominated by love for them, they are simply awful.

The build quality is fine. The pad is built in segments. There is...
08-14-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,670
Posted By rosefarts

Terry, I think you're being a little dramatic. ...

Terry, I think you're being a little dramatic.

To the OP, it's a little heavier and required multiple sizes to be made. The nee outboard ones are lighter and streamline the manufacturing process....
08-14-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By rosefarts

Cowgirl for the next couple weeks.

Cowgirl for the next couple weeks.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 985
Posted By rosefarts

I remember grinding up Mt Evans, The Tour de...

I remember grinding up Mt Evans, The Tour de Gila, Tour of Utah, etc 53/39 and 11-25 on steep days and 11-23 most days. I even thought I was "spinning". Turns out I was just young and strong.

I...
08-13-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,320
Posted By rosefarts

I'm not opposed to buying jerseys, I just...

I'm not opposed to buying jerseys, I just haven't, in like decades.

I still have the wind vest from the race kit from my first team out of college. Nothing else, took a few too many tumbles.

I...
08-13-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,320
Posted By rosefarts

I wear them. I have a lot of them. Enough to wear...

I wear them. I have a lot of them. Enough to wear a different one every day for a week.

Did you just read the title? I didn't think the post was that long winded.
08-13-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,320
Posted By rosefarts

I don't buy jerseys

I just realized it too.

I've got several pairs of bibs and if course I bought those.

My jerseys are a different story. 2 nearly 20 year old team jerseys from college in great shape. Some from...
08-13-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By rosefarts

I thought really hard about getting these for my...

I thought really hard about getting these for my gravel build. The aesthetics and seemingly finicky shift set up dissuaded me. I got the Microshift bar end ones that are for 10speed mountain bike.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,128
Posted By rosefarts

I've had triangle pedals for 20 years. Look...

I've had triangle pedals for 20 years. Look Delta, Keo, and SPD-SL depending on the year. I never complained.

My gravel bike and pedicab had SPD. I like being able to walk but I've never...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,357
Posted By rosefarts

Does it end up cheaper than a new bike with 105....

Does it end up cheaper than a new bike with 105. I've built a lot of bikes from scratch to get what I wanted. I don't think I ever saved money unless it was because I already had me at of the parts.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,357
Posted By rosefarts

If I was going to build a bike from scratch,...

If I was going to build a bike from scratch, there is no question that I'd use a Chinese carbon fiber one from eBay. T800-1000, brand new, and with most of the attributes of something worth 5x as...
08-07-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,165
Posted By rosefarts

If your bike has 130mm spacing and you don't feel...

If your bike has 130mm spacing and you don't feel the need to get disc brakes, you're probably fine just upgrading components.

I ride 2 steel bikes, both "modern" but also 20ish years old.

The...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By rosefarts

I'm not sure if it fits you if that is how you...

I'm not sure if it fits you if that is how you need to position the seat.
08-06-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By rosefarts

Wet lube + Genuine Campagnolo chain and there is...

Wet lube + Genuine Campagnolo chain and there is no problem.

It's a lot messier though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 20,225
Posted By rosefarts

I was in summit county last weekend. All the mup...

I was in summit county last weekend. All the mup trails and every off road trail I saw was specifically signed no ebikes. I'm not sure how it would be enforced but they seem to be banned from Dillon...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,081
Posted By rosefarts

I do think those giro shoes are sexy. As a...

I do think those giro shoes are sexy. As a formerly fast and definitely no longer fast guy who already takes himself too seriously, I think I'm going to go ahead and keep the ones I have.

Has...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,081
Posted By rosefarts

Have you been passing me!? It's always the...

Have you been passing me!?

It's always the same. I'm cruising around at an ok speed, a group of two blows past me like I'm going backwards. The older one that doesn't look as fit is wearing hot...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,081
Posted By rosefarts

Maybe I have super short legs

Maybe I have super short legs
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,081
Posted By rosefarts

I'm trying ...

I'm trying

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,352
Posted By rosefarts

I just got a pair of genius 6.6 mega that are...

I just got a pair of genius 6.6 mega that are Speedplay specific. They are 700g including cleats.

My worn-out carbon soled Diadora's they are replacing are 685g with Look Keo cleats.

Right now...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,081
Posted By rosefarts

Is it a cult? If so, do they have a pamphlet or...

Is it a cult? If so, do they have a pamphlet or flyer?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,081
Posted By rosefarts

Serious questions

Why do guys with hot pink socks keep passing me?

Where are these people coming from?

Will hot pink socks make me faster?
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