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07-03-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By tangerineowl

Hard to tell at your weight I think. I'm...

Hard to tell at your weight I think.

I'm under half your weight. Recently with 650b x 48 went through some very long stretches of dry, deep, soft white sand. Stayed in the compressed down tracks...
07-02-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,590
Posted By tangerineowl

My new 38mm Steilacoom extralight black, setup...

My new 38mm Steilacoom extralight black, setup tubeless measure 38.8mm on a 22mmInner rim. 45psi.

Knob edge-to-edge is 37.1mm.

I'm expecting the extralight to expand by at least a mm after some...
07-01-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By tangerineowl

Am 135lb. Also have a Flexlogic with quite a bit...

Am 135lb. Also have a Flexlogic with quite a bit of post showing. Does pretty well.

If you require good setback, I'd look around for a used FSA K-Force Light SB25.

Did try a ti post. Too stiff...
06-30-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By tangerineowl

I'd go frameset build route. Curve GMX+ ...

I'd go frameset build route.

Curve GMX+

Rawland ULV

Mason ISO

RodeoLabs Flaanimal 5.0
06-29-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By tangerineowl

Just bookmarked that frame. Like the mounts. Alu...

Just bookmarked that frame. Like the mounts. Alu frame.

I was aware they did those tri-bar things but surprised they do a frame like this. Never seen anything like it in the XXS with such a short...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By tangerineowl

I have one brake setup using Juin Tech R1 +...

I have one brake setup using Juin Tech R1 + compressionless housing and KCNC lightweight rotors (around 75gm).

Recently gave the rotors a good clean and did quite a long bedding-in. Now the...
06-28-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By tangerineowl

Sites will have the specs/measurement correct....

Sites will have the specs/measurement correct. Pic lense can result in perspective distortion.

I had a bit of a look around including What Bars but couldn't see see anything with similar...
06-27-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 274
Posted By tangerineowl

Could be right. Thought maybe something happened...

Could be right. Thought maybe something happened years ago. They got sued and so had to put that warning on label!

Had them in my trouser pockets a bit later. End of day wondered where the red...
06-26-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 274
Posted By tangerineowl

^ thanks. Tried them out for an hour or so. Not...

^ thanks. Tried them out for an hour or so. Not as toasty as I thought they'd be, but there is some warmth there.

Seem like they fit ok also on the back of the palm! Going to give that a proper...
06-26-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 274
Posted By tangerineowl

Hot Hands toe warmers: why not top of feet?

These come with a warning not to use on top of feet. Wondering why that would be?
(am wanting to try at top/forward-end of sock rather than below to see if they work as well).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 02:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,143
Posted By tangerineowl

Looking at your upper back I'd say you do need...

Looking at your upper back I'd say you do need core work.

Can't quite tell because of your shirt, but it looks like your shoulders are slightly hunched upward? (arms/shoulders need to relax).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 787
Posted By tangerineowl

For rides that length I use a small frame bag...

For rides that length I use a small frame bag which sits at the upper forward corner of the inside triangle space. Enough space for 14hrs+. Food and other bits for the ride.

At the moment I've...
06-26-20, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By tangerineowl

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkZxPIZ1ngY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkZxPIZ1ngY
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By tangerineowl

When designing the frame did you have a choice of...

When designing the frame did you have a choice of tubing options to suit your weight for each tube and did they suggest best options based on your weight and the ride compliance you hoped for?
06-24-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By tangerineowl

Sometimes I will need to apply a little soapy...

Sometimes I will need to apply a little soapy water on that unseated bead side, just to make it a little easier to move the bead up on the rim shelf, when pumping up.

If one bead still does not...
06-24-20, 04:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,668
Posted By tangerineowl

Do have a look around if that ring and cassette...

Do have a look around if that ring and cassette change will work OK with the rest of your setup. That would be the cheapest option. Ta Specialites may make a ring to suit.

More sense than sucking...
06-23-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,733
Posted By tangerineowl

https://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=24...

https://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=249639&highlight=lyon pics on Flickr. Those Jeff Lyon framesets tend to be fairly lightweight for what they are. Good clearance on them. This one is...
06-23-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By tangerineowl

FaraCycling (Oslo). F/Gravel. 2x GRX 810 in...

FaraCycling (Oslo). F/Gravel.

2x GRX 810 in fjord green.
06-23-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By tangerineowl

Personally I'd start with 700c as that will roll...

Personally I'd start with 700c as that will roll a bit faster than 650b.

With your proportions I'm a little surprised you ended up choosing the Merida with its long reach and very short seat...
06-22-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By tangerineowl

250km couple of days back; 140km gravel. Little...

250km couple of days back; 140km gravel. Little different route from a week earlier with about 150km gravel.

Just taking it easy as not done many rides this length. Just exploring around; out for...
06-21-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By tangerineowl

As I don't know which year Scott or Diverge...

As I don't know which year Scott or Diverge colour interests you, can you give me the main colours you'd prefer in a frame?
06-17-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By tangerineowl

I would tend to think if the 700c max is around a...

I would tend to think if the 700c max is around a 34mm-measured slick, then even a smaller 650b like a 38mm would not fit due to fork-width clearance and chainstay width near bb.

As suggested I'd...
06-15-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By tangerineowl

Steering response will be slower. Tyre...

Steering response will be slower.

Tyre weight may be more depending on model.

Slightly more front air resistance maybe.
06-12-20, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 225,370
Posted By tangerineowl

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/bpic_3c9dfb9d046dfc5b60bcf56103791cb608501aec.jpg
Must take pic of wreck when riding :D
06-11-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By tangerineowl

You can bring up and set side-by-side those bikes...

You can bring up and set side-by-side those bikes on 99spokes.

Compare geo, specs, blah blah.
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By tangerineowl

Non-leather saddle; ramping up day rides

Slowly increasing the mixed surface rides (road/gravel etc.). Did a 14hr ride couple days ago on my Fabric Scoop Shallow which I've had for a few months.

During the last two-three hours started...
06-10-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By tangerineowl

As I don't know what year model 56cm you're...

As I don't know what year model 56cm you're getting/have purchased, I'll just say the latest 56cm has a 32" frame standover. (measure your 'cycling' inseam).
06-06-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,004
Posted By tangerineowl

Because if I were in the big ring on the flats I...

Because if I were in the big ring on the flats I would be in the second half of the cassette where the jumps are bigger around the two/three main cogs I'd be.

With my setup I can stay in the big...
06-06-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,004
Posted By tangerineowl

Not sure if technically 2x or 1x crank (You'll...

Not sure if technically 2x or 1x crank (You'll see online the standard 2x Easton ring sizes that come with this crank). Normal spider. 68mm shell.

I have to do more reading on understanding...
06-06-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,004
Posted By tangerineowl

Easton EC90SL arms, with Race Face 104/64bcd 2x...

Easton EC90SL arms, with Race Face 104/64bcd 2x spider. Chinook rings.

Easton has the same in the cheaper alu EA90 crank. Wanted a narrow q-factor (not mtb).
06-06-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,004
Posted By tangerineowl

After a year or so of tweaking a climbing setup I...

After a year or so of tweaking a climbing setup I have settled on 40/24 with 12/28. 10sp Sram road/mtb mix.

On the flats I tend to sit around the middle of the cassette which I like. The three...
06-02-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By tangerineowl

Have a look at the latest version 3T Exploro....

Have a look at the latest version 3T Exploro. That is a pretty good example of frame dimensions which leans toward road.

You would want something with a shorter chainstay (415-420mm) for a gravel...
06-02-20, 02:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,698
Posted By tangerineowl

https://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic...

https://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=148608

Thread from 2017on of a BMC Roadmachine 02 carbon with fenders.

Unfortunately the awesome pics of the build have gone....
05-28-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By tangerineowl

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/huntingt...

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/huntington-beach-2017-diamondback/7129310247.html

Not ti, but carbon 3x9 (20gearinches) bits. Internal cables though.

Cheap enough to add a second 700c...
05-28-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By tangerineowl

56cm Broam is what you want. Because of the...

56cm Broam is what you want.

Because of the stack height on that size, you will be able to run less spacers below the stem, than on your current bike.

You will have to run a 10-15mm longer stem...
05-28-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By tangerineowl

Yes; that is why comparing different bikes, the...

Yes; that is why comparing different bikes, the stack tells you the front end frame height.

Ideally you want to find a frame with enough stack so you don't have to run a bunch of spacers e.g....
05-28-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By tangerineowl

https://r2-bike.com/SCHWALBE-Tire-G-ONE-Speed-275-...

https://r2-bike.com/SCHWALBE-Tire-G-ONE-Speed-275-650B-x-235-OneStar-EVO-SnakeSkin-TL-Easy
05-28-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By tangerineowl

Funny. Love my Rene Herse black tubeless. ...

Funny.

Love my Rene Herse black tubeless.

I reckon they gave up because the sealant wouldn't stop weeping through the tan wall :)
05-28-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By tangerineowl

Magura HS33 brakes. Either use the levers as...

Magura HS33 brakes. Either use the levers as in-line setup if fit, or there are other workaround dropbar lever options.
05-15-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By tangerineowl

Google titanium canti cyclocross. ...

Google titanium canti cyclocross.

Frames/forks will vary in tyre clearance.
05-14-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By tangerineowl

If you can afford it get Juin Tech R1 or F1...

If you can afford it get Juin Tech R1 or F1 (mount style) calipers along with compressionless housing.

The same in 4-piston GT would be nice but that's eating way into your budget.
05-13-20, 01:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By tangerineowl

if you really are 170cm with 34.4" inseam, that...

if you really are 170cm with 34.4" inseam, that size bike will be too long for you. Reach is 378mm.

At least the top tube is fairly horizontal which is good to have for your proportions.

I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-20, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By tangerineowl

AForce Al33 rims.

AForce Al33 rims.
05-12-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By tangerineowl

34.4" inseam at your height. That's very unusual....

34.4" inseam at your height. That's very unusual. Leaning towards custom frame territory.

Assuming your saddle height would be around 76cm+, you'd probably be looking at a frame with a 50-51cm...
05-11-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,143
Posted By tangerineowl

Over your budget, but have a look at...

Over your budget, but have a look at KidsRacingUK.

They do self-build bundles which save a bit from a complete bike. Drop or flat bar.
You can play with components also.

1x builds using the...
05-11-20, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By tangerineowl

I wouldn't say it is, beyond a quick size you up...

I wouldn't say it is, beyond a quick size you up by eye and out the door you go!

Worth spending the money on a reputable bike fitter in your area.
05-10-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By tangerineowl

https://99spokes.com/compare?bikes=fuji-gran-fondo...

https://99spokes.com/compare?bikes=fuji-gran-fondo-1.1-2020;*z.LG|w.700,fuji-brevet-1.1-2020;*z.LG|w.700,diamondback-century-6c-carbon-2020

One of those would fit you pretty well. There are other...
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