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04-19-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By Toespeas

you need a saddle that catches your sit bones ,...

you need a saddle that catches your sit bones , and you need to wear cycling shorts of a decent quality because it provides more support , specialized power saddles are hard to beat , its all i use...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 01:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,322
Posted By Toespeas

i wouldn't even bother with anything new , maybe...

i wouldn't even bother with anything new , maybe madone 6 , or caad10 , buddy of mine blew the field away on a fixed gear spec transition , nothing disc , disc for road is stupid , tubeless road...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 794
Posted By Toespeas

i think it would come down to your ability no...

i think it would come down to your ability no really the parts , the only difference i ever felt was in handle bar width , not stem length !
04-14-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By Toespeas

1x is specifically for situation it calls for ,...

1x is specifically for situation it calls for , like a cyclocross race you just dont need much range , or an MTB race where you are mostly ripping down hill , outside of the specific situations , its...
04-11-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,167
Posted By Toespeas

building a bike is easy , if the frame set...

building a bike is easy , if the frame set doesn't come with bearing for the bottom bracket and head set the hardest part will be pressing one in if its press fit , if its threaded than there is no...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 746
Posted By Toespeas

moadone fasty flatty , emonda uppy hilly , both...

moadone fasty flatty , emonda uppy hilly , both over priced garbage bikes LOLO
04-01-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,196
Posted By Toespeas

i gravel bike can be anything , unless you are...

i gravel bike can be anything , unless you are packing or racing you can use just about any bike you like , convert a hard tail MTB with discs and thrus , add drop bars now u can run any tire size or...
03-29-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Toespeas

if you are running psi under 70 id not worry...

if you are running psi under 70 id not worry about tubeless , but with tubeless you need to keep on hand , tape , valve cores and sealant , if your wheels are not sealed already , its almost...
03-29-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,305
Posted By Toespeas

you can start by not posting stupid stuff about...

you can start by not posting stupid stuff about getting run over , this is a bike forum not your shrink , jeeeeez !!!!
03-29-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,640
Posted By Toespeas

i would say starter bike , s a bike that if...

i would say starter bike , s a bike that if fitted with parts and tech that isnt required ot be specialized to the specific task or discipline , and as you out grow the bike with skill and ability...
03-29-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,311
Posted By Toespeas

i like specialized allex sprint frame , but...

i like specialized allex sprint frame , but everything else they both make are crap , with the exception of some of the mid range trek off road bikes , those companies are best shopped on the used...
03-29-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By Toespeas

i think the general rule is if we are talking...

i think the general rule is if we are talking only gravel , is to compare weight vs puncture protection , then add in the rolling resistance vs rolling compliance , and in tghe end the larger tire on...
03-29-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,997
Posted By Toespeas

i think what you mean is is the same thing i have...

i think what you mean is is the same thing i have been saying , we cant allow the bike industry to continue to tell us what we should buy , producing world tour frames based on uci rules and racing...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Toespeas

if its on the side and doesn't hit the pavement...

if its on the side and doesn't hit the pavement at all you could try some gorilla tap and hope the sealant holds , but its not totally done as tire , you can cut a piece of aluminum can and put it...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,166
Posted By Toespeas

you trying to pole vault over the guy in front...

you trying to pole vault over the guy in front LOLOLOL ROFL !!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 914
Posted By Toespeas

step one : dont buy a POS specialized over priced...

step one : dont buy a POS specialized over priced dentist bike LOLOLOL ROFL !!!!
Forum: Foo
03-20-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By Toespeas

i was thinking one of those kid tailors , and...

i was thinking one of those kid tailors , and attach two cheapo shovels angled and connected to form the plow ?
03-20-21, 04:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By Toespeas

gonna need some pics or a video , if you dont...

gonna need some pics or a video , if you dont have bike knowledge in mechanics then this might just be an a simple fix , but i cant tell without a quick look , could u still pedl ????:(

what kind...
03-20-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Toespeas

usually trainers dont allow natural motion ,...

usually trainers dont allow natural motion , basically micro movements that allow you to flow and absorb the forces you generate , and while riding outdoors the bike is mostly free and can achieve...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 04:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,606
Posted By Toespeas

i use cinelli vole from amazon usual around 25...

i use cinelli vole from amazon usual around 25 bucks , its just as tacky as anything that more expensive , but its really sticky on the glue side , i use mostly for my racers , its not cushioned at...
03-20-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 872
Posted By Toespeas

depends on what medicine , and what you consider...

depends on what medicine , and what you consider leading , some companies lead on road , some on mtb , some companies just lead in sales cuz of size , we will never know , all i know is we dont need...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,741
Posted By Toespeas

what is this mary poppins lol , bib shorts would...

what is this mary poppins lol , bib shorts would be a better choice because they are cheaper and can be used year round in the winter just get thermal tights or leg warmers , i cycle in 20f temps and...
03-03-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,405
Posted By Toespeas

mixing oil with wax defeats the point , first...

mixing oil with wax defeats the point , first thing you could try is flipping your chain around , it might have got broken in in one direction and reinstalled the other way can cause some skips , ive...
03-03-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By Toespeas

bike price can vary , if its in your budget id...

bike price can vary , if its in your budget id say its not too expensive , the parts matter more than brand and frame !
03-03-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By Toespeas

i bought 2 of those , the first one was 44 and...

i bought 2 of those , the first one was 44 and was too wide , so i got the 42 and its really good , only party i dont like is the curve is too shallow to get my natural grip and it puts mad pressure...
03-03-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By Toespeas

soak it in gasoline :)

soak it in gasoline :)
03-03-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By Toespeas

try to look for womans thermal tights or asian...

try to look for womans thermal tights or asian fit !!
03-03-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,069
Posted By Toespeas

its the cheapest way to clean your parts , but i...

its the cheapest way to clean your parts , but i would do it off the bike , i have never had a bike dirty enough to need to pour gas directly on it , and you might want to dispose of it correctly to...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By Toespeas

really depends on how much protection you want ,...

really depends on how much protection you want , you could easily get a draw string bag and clip it across your chest with an old dog collar , its basically just a nylon bag with draw string of...
03-01-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By Toespeas

you miught want to start at the stem , you most...

you miught want to start at the stem , you most likely have the older quill stem , if you want to convert your entire front end it might be more cost effective to just buy a newer road bike , that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 946
Posted By Toespeas

i ride 23s on road because i can take my race...

i ride 23s on road because i can take my race tires over to my commute bike , but i would suggest just getting some gp5000s if you are going to run US3s , for me , tires are all about the price , i...
02-24-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By Toespeas

NTN or SKS abec 5 , nothing ceramic unless you...

NTN or SKS abec 5 , nothing ceramic unless you are running no seals race day only , maybe they where not seated properly or reassembled incorrect , enduro is pretty standard and usually does not ...
02-24-21, 02:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Toespeas

most carbon forks have a compression plug , but...

most carbon forks have a compression plug , but my caad 10 has a strange one , so all i can say is if it has the plug then you can slam it by cutting , but if it has the weirdo one you might want to...
02-24-21, 02:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,298
Posted By Toespeas

its not to pretty , its more mental , just get it...

its not to pretty , its more mental , just get it out there and worry about the rides and the road !
02-24-21, 01:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Toespeas

all i can say is shimano usually uses a pin that...

all i can say is shimano usually uses a pin that needs a chain tool , and kmc and sram use a quick link that can sometimes be broken by hand or paracord , which why i always have some strands in my...
02-24-21, 01:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,642
Posted By Toespeas

as far as frame goes it will give you access to...

as far as frame goes it will give you access to more modern tech , allowing the bike to be stiffer lighter and more efficient giving you more potential for higher performance , parts can be more hit...
02-23-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By Toespeas

i actually mostly use SHIMANO 10 speed cassettes...

i actually mostly use SHIMANO 10 speed cassettes , and look for used sram 10 speeds for my cx bike :)
02-20-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,722
Posted By Toespeas

there are more than enough videos on youtube to...

there are more than enough videos on youtube to gather a routine from !
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By Toespeas

the only opinion i have is is to stop buying...

the only opinion i have is is to stop buying discs and electronic shifting because all you are doing is contributing the increase cost of cycling and making it harder for people to get into bikes ,...
02-20-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,146
Posted By Toespeas

yes if you loose weight , but direct muscle use i...

yes if you loose weight , but direct muscle use i highly doubt it , maybe it increases your ability to absorb the pain and move the lactic acid around , i do think that pull ups will allow you to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By Toespeas

if its NON AXIS rings then they should be ...

if its NON AXIS rings then they should be interchangeable , they are usually the same when you go to buy replacements , the newer axs 12 speeds are not , at least i never made it that far up the...
02-20-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
Posted By Toespeas

id just get a larger cassette first , or then a...

id just get a larger cassette first , or then a custom gear ratio,
really you are not going to get an easier ride , you are just going to loose efficiency and feel like its easier by sizing down ,...
02-18-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By Toespeas

well how much storage do you want , gravel can...

well how much storage do you want , gravel can basically be anything , do you just want a name brand bike , or do you want to build ,
you can have a race bike with little to no storage , or a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,271
Posted By Toespeas

easy answer is just go to the bike shop and bike...

easy answer is just go to the bike shop and bike the newest most expensive "aero" bike they have , then swap out all the parts for even more expensive parts , eat ice cream every night before bed so...
02-18-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,625
Posted By Toespeas

the smaller the chain rings the less efficient...

the smaller the chain rings the less efficient you will get ,
it really comes down to your cadence and power , gravel is suppose to be able to go anywhere so you usually bring as many gears as...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 820
Posted By Toespeas

for that price you could do better and newer ,...

for that price you could do better and newer , but if you must have an old crappy frame then i still think you could do better , but its up to you id go with the cheaper one , but then again i would...
02-18-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,780
Posted By Toespeas

i would say on the road in a crit you wont...

i would say on the road in a crit you wont actually do that because you are rotating but it should be pretty common to be able to produce 300 , thats not really that much , but again you will be...
02-18-21, 01:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,201
Posted By Toespeas

well your first line of defense is sealant , and...

well your first line of defense is sealant , and some people run these foam insert thingys that allow even lower tire pressure , so your second line is low pressure , third line would be plugs and...
02-18-21, 12:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,057
Posted By Toespeas

Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,155
Posted By Toespeas

the real issue will always be discs are just bad...

the real issue will always be discs are just bad on road bikes , its a fact , road bikes operate at more specific points than other bikes , discs on off road bikes usually work because you want more...
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