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Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By Chi_Z

bar end is the way to go, but if you have older...

bar end is the way to go, but if you have older handle bar you have to drill out a hole
05-23-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By Chi_Z

insert the battery with the connector facing...

insert the battery with the connector facing downwards, so even if the battery got loose it would still stay connected inside the seattube
01-24-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By Chi_Z

what was SKS thinking when they designed the...

what was SKS thinking when they designed the speedrocker, the rear is laughably short. All I wanted is a raceblade XXL
01-19-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,447
Posted By Chi_Z

according to enve, putting 28mm+ tire on their...

according to enve, putting 28mm+ tire on their SES 3.4 gives similar aero properties of a box section rim, thus the new wider SES 3.4 AR designed to match the wider 28mm tire
01-19-20, 12:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,447
Posted By Chi_Z

when the tire is much wider than the rim, you are...

when the tire is much wider than the rim, you are just carrying extra rotational weight, so it is actually a marginal loss
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,328
Posted By Chi_Z

go join one their their freelancer rides, see if...

go join one their their freelancer rides, see if you'll fit in with them.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,127
Posted By Chi_Z

you can guy great deal on cycling shoes on ebay,...

you can guy great deal on cycling shoes on ebay, just got 2 bontrager XXX MTB shoes for less than $40 each. They retailed around $300
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By Chi_Z

make sure your frame allows for cable actuated...

make sure your frame allows for cable actuated disk, my internal routed frame is designed for hydraulic, the bends at the chainstay was too sharp for cable
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,936
Posted By Chi_Z

goatheads everywhere

goatheads everywhere
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,437
Posted By Chi_Z

does the 2019 roubaix comes with future-shock 2.0...

does the 2019 roubaix comes with future-shock 2.0 with hydraulic damping?
12-12-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Chi_Z

2 bolt front and back is the way to go, all the...

2 bolt front and back is the way to go, all the single bolt clamp seatpost I have used suffers from saddle slipping, usually happens to me from a big bump or when I failed to clip in
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,749
Posted By Chi_Z

replace these ****ty tiny zipper with large...

replace these ****ty tiny zipper with large plastic ones, but they would no longer be waterproof
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,653
Posted By Chi_Z

they also do not have smartphone that distract...

they also do not have smartphone that distract the driver 20-30 years ago, what is your point?
11-26-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,091
Posted By Chi_Z

damn 651mm stack with only 367mm reach, how does...

damn 651mm stack with only 367mm reach, how does the bike ride?
11-26-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 146,012
Posted By Chi_Z

why did we ever move away from square taper

why did we ever move away from square taper
11-26-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,062
Posted By Chi_Z

just glue in an alloy BSA shell and call it a day

just glue in an alloy BSA shell and call it a day
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,653
Posted By Chi_Z

the driver's excuse was because the guy was...

the driver's excuse was because the guy was wearing a headphone, unaware of the traffic behind him, and therefore stayed on the middle of the lane. Imagine if he was not wearing a headphone, what...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,653
Posted By Chi_Z

"The defence said Mr Lowndes was wearing...

"The defence said Mr Lowndes was wearing headphones and dark clothing and was riding towards the middle of the lane, almost one-point five metres from the fog line."
...
11-25-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,439
Posted By Chi_Z

you know the frame is gonna be good when it is...

you know the frame is gonna be good when it is designed by furniture designer. Their Instagram game is also on point

"Steve has had a long history racing, riding and working on 2 wheels. Steve's...
11-25-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Chi_Z

all weather cambium uses nylon outer compared to...

all weather cambium uses nylon outer compared to cotton on the regular
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,653
Posted By Chi_Z

earphone unlike speaker also blocks out ambient...

earphone unlike speaker also blocks out ambient sounds
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,653
Posted By Chi_Z

riding with earphone is unsafe, if you have to,...

riding with earphone is unsafe, if you have to, use a bluetooth speaker. Also god forbid if you did get into an accident with cars, the earphone could help the driver's case.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,162
Posted By Chi_Z

thank god my bike has regular seatpost clamp and...

thank god my bike has regular seatpost clamp and regular round seatpost
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 785
Posted By Chi_Z

your feel will swell up as you ride, so don't set...

your feel will swell up as you ride, so don't set the shoe too tight at first
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,971
Posted By Chi_Z

nothing plastidip can't fix

nothing plastidip can't fix
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,971
Posted By Chi_Z

Spider PM is also single side measurement because...

Spider PM is also single side measurement because the PM can only guess where one side starts and other side ends. For true double you also need a crankarm PM on the left
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,745
Posted By Chi_Z

rim is only 1/3 of the equation, good rim with...

rim is only 1/3 of the equation, good rim with **** hub and **** spoke is still going to be a **** wheel
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,251
Posted By Chi_Z

your knee will hit them when you are out of saddle

your knee will hit them when you are out of saddle
11-18-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,020
Posted By Chi_Z

the key is to layer gloves, 2 thin gloves is...

the key is to layer gloves, 2 thin gloves is better than 1 thick one. Also if the glove is too warm or does not breath, you will soak the inside with sweat, then after about 30 minutes your hand will...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By Chi_Z

did you check rear wheel spoke tension?

did you check rear wheel spoke tension?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 64,469
Posted By Chi_Z

the suspension is created by flexing of...

the suspension is created by flexing of glassfiber but you only get 30mm of travel
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 64,469
Posted By Chi_Z

there is a reason lauf fork was invented, no...

there is a reason lauf fork was invented, no moving parts = no service
11-13-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,571
Posted By Chi_Z

from aliexpress...

from aliexpress...
11-12-19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,571
Posted By Chi_Z

only if the wheel is not properly built and under...

only if the wheel is not properly built and under spoked. carbon rim has actually much higher fatigue tolerance compared to alloy and can withstand higher spoke tension.
Just finished building my...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,808
Posted By Chi_Z

i find axle with build-in arm very hard to use,...

i find axle with build-in arm very hard to use, you are never sure how tight you are tighten it. With hex key axle, i set it to 10Nm and forget it. Rotor always end up in the same place without fail....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,773
Posted By Chi_Z

i think it has to do with how the seat stay...

i think it has to do with how the seat stay starts way infront of the seat-tube. even the 2020 Domane SL looks decent
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,773
Posted By Chi_Z

not feeling the seat-tube top-tube junction,...

not feeling the seat-tube top-tube junction, looks too feminine, the last gen Domane SLR looks way better
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,550
Posted By Chi_Z

sounds like a weight distribution issue, move...

sounds like a weight distribution issue, move your saddle back 5mm try it out, keep moving it back until you no longer feel discomfort on your hand
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,913
Posted By Chi_Z

totally different case though, health bill scares...

totally different case though, health bill scares the insurance company much more than a used bike
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,913
Posted By Chi_Z

there is big difference between 2015 domane and...

there is big difference between 2015 domane and 2017 domane. Should have gotten a cycling injury lawyer instead
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,603
Posted By Chi_Z

3200 miles for Gravel King slick, still have some...

3200 miles for Gravel King slick, still have some rubber left, should last 4000 no problem
11-06-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,232
Posted By Chi_Z

looks great but the geometry is too long and low...

looks great but the geometry is too long and low for me :(
11-05-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,364
Posted By Chi_Z

if the route does not require you hiking the...

if the route does not require you hiking the bike, road shoe/cleat is fine, I find SPD-SL much easier to clip in compared to SPD due to the size of the cleat. with SPD the cleat is so small I have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,674
Posted By Chi_Z

how did those sidewall flats occur? from large...

how did those sidewall flats occur? from large sharp rocks? maybe 4 season would be better for those conditions
11-03-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By Chi_Z

OSBB creaked because the tolerance was terrible,...

OSBB creaked because the tolerance was terrible, my S-work roubaix sl3 has super oversized shell, I could easily spin any pressfit cup inside the shell with my hand, in the end had to use high...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 761,812
Posted By Chi_Z

i find flexy frame way more comfortable than the...

i find flexy frame way more comfortable than the new trend of oversized tubes
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 761,812
Posted By Chi_Z

looks like the new bar also have shorter reach,...

looks like the new bar also have shorter reach, so in total you have about 20-30mm shorter reach, pretty big change
11-02-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,565
Posted By Chi_Z

Syntace X-12 axle looks beefy and not weight...

Syntace X-12 axle looks beefy and not weight weenie, must be a bad batch from the factory, any chance to post a picture of the axle crack? I am using Tacx Neo, and they force you to use a thin QR...
11-01-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,565
Posted By Chi_Z

that's more a problem of faulty thru axle than...

that's more a problem of faulty thru axle than trainer issue, how do you mount the bike to the trainer with the stock thru axle? there is nothing for the trainer to clamp to.
10-31-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,788
Posted By Chi_Z

with the cost of R&D and custom molds, this frame...

with the cost of R&D and custom molds, this frame arguably has higher production cost compared to Moots where they just pick the tubes length and weld
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