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Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By shaun3000

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By shaun3000

Cool weather glove recommendation?

Looking for a recommendation for a cool weather glove. I donít ride in weather colder than 45-50į F/7-10į C. Iíd like something that will block the wind, with light to medium insulation, no padding,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 736
Posted By shaun3000

The small shift lever overlaps the bar, doesnít...

The small shift lever overlaps the bar, doesnít touch. Thereís not much movement once the brake engages so the lever doesnít pull back much further than in the picture/video.

This is with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 736
Posted By shaun3000

It doesnít pinch my fingers in the hoods or...

It doesnít pinch my fingers in the hoods or drops. It seems to work just fine. I only asked because the video I found explaining the reach adjustment mentioned the lever throw. I would have been...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 736
Posted By shaun3000

Thanks for the replies. No, not hoarding...

Thanks for the replies.

No, not hoarding TP, that’s some cheap stuff I bought to use for a science project at my kids school. 😂
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 736
Posted By shaun3000

New 105 disc - is this correct?

I have a new Defy. I asked my LBS if it was possible to adjust the brake lever reach. A manager and two mechanics all said no, not possible. Well, they were wrong. Long story short, insert a 2.5mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By shaun3000

https://info.silca.cc/silca-professional-pressure-...

https://info.silca.cc/silca-professional-pressure-calculator
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 627
Posted By shaun3000

Wear it in the shower. Shampoo your head and put...

Wear it in the shower. Shampoo your head and put the helmet on and slosh it around.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By shaun3000

Because Sram does it without an adapter. It’s a...

Because Sram does it without an adapter. It’s a $100 part, after-market, so I imagine it would be quite a bit cheaper for the manufacturer. And, really, it’s crazy that in 2020 a $5000+ bike with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By shaun3000

Thatís really disappointing if true. But it...

Thatís really disappointing if true. But it wouldnít surprise me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By shaun3000

Canyon Endurace Di2 - Does it have the wireless module?

Iím looking at an Endurace CF SL Disc 8.0 Di2. Iím curious if it includes the Di2 wireless module. Anyone know? Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,533
Posted By shaun3000

Scattante! I had a pair, too. I loved them....

Scattante! I had a pair, too. I loved them. White, thin, no padding, no Velcro. It was their house brand. Unfortunately the local stores closed and I donít think they make those gloves, any more. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,533
Posted By shaun3000

That was my experience. It sucks because they...

That was my experience. It sucks because they were great gloves other than the fact that their key feature (the palm padding) fails after a single ride.

Iím noticing a trend with cycling cloves....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,533
Posted By shaun3000

Thanks for the suggestions. Interesting that...

Thanks for the suggestions. Interesting that yíall have had better luck with the Giro gloves. Only one of mine has an issue so perhaps itís defective. Iíll check with Giro about a warranty...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 12:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,533
Posted By shaun3000

Gloves with no padding / unpadded glove

This (https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1122962-no-padding-gloves.html) thread is several years old, now, so I figured itís time for a new one.

I hate padded gloves. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By shaun3000

Aether ...

Aether

https://www.giro.com/p/aether-mips-road-bike-helmet/100000000300000099.html
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2,876
Views: 758,229
Posted By shaun3000

Ah, yes.

Ah, yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2,876
Views: 758,229
Posted By shaun3000

I bought a set of 28s from Amazon for $72.49,...

I bought a set of 28s from Amazon for $72.49, last month. I didnít realize that was such a good deal. There going for $90, now.
06-13-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By shaun3000

How much for each? I have that Giant. I...

How much for each?

I have that Giant. I bought it new in 2006. Itís been a great bike and Iím just now looking to replace it, only because I want something more modern.

Comparing the two, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,169
Posted By shaun3000

Or tear the fabric? The suspenders Iíve seen have...

Or tear the fabric? The suspenders Iíve seen have pretty sharp alligator clips. Works fine for jeans or slacks but I canít imagine Lycra would hold up too well.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By shaun3000

What is your budget? That is about as entry-level...

What is your budget? That is about as entry-level as you can get. That doesnít make it a bad bike; Giant makes excellent bicycles. The Contend 3 retails for $680 so youíre getting a small discount.
...
06-09-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,668
Posted By shaun3000

The data would have cleared him if it wasnít...

The data would have cleared him if it wasnít publicly shared, too.


Ah, I see. Thanks for clarifying.
06-09-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,668
Posted By shaun3000

He may not have even thought about it. I have a...

He may not have even thought about it. I have a mid-range Garmin Edge and it automatically syncs itself both to Garminís own service as well as Strava.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,429
Posted By shaun3000

Good. Obviously it has struck a nerve with the...

Good. Obviously it has struck a nerve with the community. Regardless of your personal beliefs this kind of behavior is not ok.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,429
Posted By shaun3000

Iím sure whatever it was totally justified his...

Iím sure whatever it was totally justified his assault on a child. 🙄
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,429
Posted By shaun3000

Is ****** blocked? ******.com...

Is ****** blocked? ******.com (http://******.com)? R e d d i t? Why? Here’s a link to the video: https://t.co/B27zTiVhPI And an article with more information:...
06-03-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By shaun3000

I found these Look-compatible cleats...

I found these Look-compatible cleats (https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/pedal-cleats-4dot5-deg-look-system-compatible). I donít think anyone but Shimano makes SPD-SL due to patent restrictions.
05-25-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By shaun3000

🤣😂

🤣😂
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By shaun3000

Warm, soapy water?

Warm, soapy water?
05-22-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By shaun3000

New smart trainer app: Grand Theft Auto V

Someone made a mod for GTAV that lets you drive around with your smart trainer.

Video
Download (https://www.gta5-mods.com/scripts/gt-bike-v)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By shaun3000

I think modern photo-chromatic lenses made with...

I think modern photo-chromatic lenses made with for sports activities have come a long way. I bought a pair of Julbo sunglasses about a year ago. They are AMAZING. The advertised Visible Light...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,442
Posted By shaun3000

Sorry for the bump. Specialized has changed...

Sorry for the bump.

Specialized has changed the design of these gloves. The gel pad is now glued into place rather than stitched. After one ride the gel padding had bunched up at the wrist and you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,837
Posted By shaun3000

What’s the pouch thing next to your phone?

What’s the pouch thing next to your phone?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By shaun3000

Dude, thatís a steal! A year ago I paid nearly...

Dude, thatís a steal! A year ago I paid nearly full price for mine.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By shaun3000

I have the Aether. Itís the first helmet Iíve...

I have the Aether. Itís the first helmet Iíve ever had where I can actually feel airflow over my head. Itís amazing.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By shaun3000

Any of you bought a used bike from Trek Travel?

I searched, could only find threads about their tours.

shop.trektravel.com

They seem to have some good deals but Iím concerned about the long-term experience with the bike. They only offer a...
Forum: Southwest
05-31-10, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By shaun3000

You may try the Texas...

You may try the Texas (http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php?257-Texas) forum. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-10, 10:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,238
Posted By shaun3000

Just picked a couple of these up. I suffered...

Just picked a couple of these up. I suffered through my aluminum for nine months before I got fed up. They creaked and rattled and I had them so tight I could barely get the bottles out. Any loser...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-09, 12:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,238
Posted By shaun3000

Ha, now why didn't I think of that? :lol: Good...

Ha, now why didn't I think of that? :lol: Good call! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-09, 12:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By shaun3000

How old is that helmet? They tend to deteriorate...

How old is that helmet? They tend to deteriorate over time, if it's more than a few years old I'd get a new one, especially if it's been sitting in the garage!

If by works well, you mean keeps...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-09, 12:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,238
Posted By shaun3000

Cage suggestions? Bottle keeps falling out

I've got some regular, no-name, metal cages and large Polar bottles. Several times, lately, I've hit a bump and my rear bottle falls out of the cage. Usually it just comes loose but one time it came...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-09, 12:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,144
Posted By shaun3000

http://www.relentlesslyoptimistic.com/images/2007/...

http://www.relentlesslyoptimistic.com/images/2007/10/29/rider_s.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-09, 12:07 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,737
Posted By shaun3000

The tail failed because it was stressed beyond...

The tail failed because it was stressed beyond its design limits. It was a combination of poor design and poor training. (Briefly: Pilots are taught that below a certain speed (maneuvering speed) you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-09, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,397
Posted By shaun3000

How do you keep sweat off your glasses?

I have an old, beat up pair of Oakley C-Wires that I use when I ride. Great glasses but they ended up covered in sweat and I give up and take them off. I guess I need to get them adjusted so they...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-09, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By shaun3000

Thanks, guys. Any other suggestions?

Thanks, guys.

Any other suggestions?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-09, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By shaun3000

Saddle recommendation: Flatter than Serfas Stinger?

After three years riding the stock mountain bike saddle that came with my OCR2, I finally upgraded to a better saddle. (On a whim, btw, while having a new FD installed at the LBS) At any rate, talked...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-09, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By shaun3000

Wow, totally didn't realize he meant CLIPS! lol

Wow, totally didn't realize he meant CLIPS! lol
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-09, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By shaun3000

You can get road shoes with small amounts of...

You can get road shoes with small amounts of tread front and back so you can walk in them. It's not super-comfortable but you won't fall on your ass walking on tile, either. Only drawback is they...
Forum: Texas
06-29-09, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By shaun3000

Wow, I can't even fathom 23+ at 6:30 in the AM!...

Wow, I can't even fathom 23+ at 6:30 in the AM! I've been going around 7:00 PM, lately. It's still warm but the sun is setting so it's actually pretty nice. I foolishly tried one at 1:00 PM a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-09, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,069
Posted By shaun3000

I'll try those suggestions. I don't think...

I'll try those suggestions.

I don't think it's core strength as I'm sliding forward in my saddle if I take my hands off. Strength has nothing to do with that, does it?
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