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09-26-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By SlinkyWizard

If you mean a mode of transportation going at...

If you mean a mode of transportation going at speeds well over 50km/h , currently ridden illegally by novices on the same paths shared by all sorts, including kids with training wheels, and soon to...
09-26-19, 01:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Electric scooters on MUP

After looking up the definition of a MUP and seeing a few videos, in Korea, we have 100's of kilometres of MUP's,

they are becoming more popular with cyclists, new and old ,many electric...
09-16-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,368
Views: 88,252
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Also my first imperial century, ridden with my...

Also my first imperial century, ridden with my ever trustable Keen thongs ( flip flops )



...
08-28-19, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,476
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Fantastic, hopefully, you'll get many miles and...

Fantastic, hopefully, you'll get many miles and have joyous fun on the bike !!
08-17-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By SlinkyWizard

On ******, there is audio of the video,...

On ******, there is audio of the video, unfortunately, I couldn't properly copy the link,

but all the riders blamed the driver .
08-16-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By SlinkyWizard

https://v.redd.it/jl9xwerretg31/DASH_1080?source=f...

https://v.redd.it/jl9xwerretg31/DASH_1080?source=fallback
08-16-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Ok, video is working

Ok, video is working
08-16-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Um.....................

https://www.******.com/r/trashy/comments/cr6ksc/supermarket_thugs_back_again_annoying_chav_who/
08-11-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,571
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Was surprised to see most don't wear helmets in...

Was surprised to see most don't wear helmets in Amsterdam. I don't wear a helmet, I don't ride on roads or trails, only on bike paths, and understand the risks of not wearing a helmet.
...
08-09-19, 01:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,254
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Thanks for the words of encouragement ! ...

Thanks for the words of encouragement !





I took the tube to the LBS, but the owner said he had no idea.
08-02-19, 11:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,254
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Changed my first flat

I've had a few flats before, on my hybrid, and despite having a spare tube, tire levers, and a pump in my bag, I just walked my bike to the LBS, ( In Korea, many within walking distance from nearly...
06-20-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,208
Posted By SlinkyWizard

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/turbo-como-2-0-l...

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/turbo-como-2-0-low-entry-650b/p/133845

My wife's previous limit of riding was around the 10km mark? at around 15km/h

Since getting this bike, she loves to...
04-17-19, 04:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,359
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Congratulations on your century !! I gotta bust...

Congratulations on your century !! I gotta bust one out soon, to at least say I've done one.
04-11-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,937
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Clipless pedals and shoes?

Clipless pedals and shoes?
04-03-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By SlinkyWizard

The bike shorts I have are NSR Riding, I have no...

The bike shorts I have are NSR Riding, I have no idea about quality or price compared to other brands, as these are only ones I have , but the guy at the Specialized store said they were quite good.
04-03-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By SlinkyWizard

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/forum_9ba5ab34fcf0d4407330c8f3f79a84c087ea4bb1.jpg

The bike paths look like this and go for 100's of kilometers


Thanks for the...
04-02-19, 04:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By SlinkyWizard

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/044_b7dd5b13fd8837aa23d329b9b0fcc0600e2f1669.jpg

Selle SMP Trk Medium, simply amazing, paired with the Gavia Race 1 tubeless tires,...
04-01-19, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Many bike paths that stretch for miles ,...

Many bike paths that stretch for miles , relatively flat as the bike paths follow rivers, and riding on the footpath is not illegal. Unfortunately, we have a fine dust pollution problem, so it is...
03-25-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By SlinkyWizard

New saddle is a winner

Last week, I rode 80km with the original saddle on the Giant Fastroad Comax 1, I've been riding on it for a year, and on longer rides, my balls would start to go numb, and my bum would slowly get...
03-24-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Short tubeless presta valve pump problems

My LBS installed some tubeless tires on my bike, I had one original presta valve ( a long one ), and lost the other one , I changed tubeless to airless tires , and now going back to tubeless. The guy...
02-26-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,854
Posted By SlinkyWizard

I ride solo most of the time, around 150km ( 93...

I ride solo most of the time, around 150km ( 93 miles ) a week , mostly to work, on flat bike paths, rarely on roads, I try and ride with the missus, but her limit is around 10km ( 6.2 miles ) at her...
02-14-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,240
Posted By SlinkyWizard

I did a century once, it took around 7 hours, so...

I did a century once, it took around 7 hours, so got back before dark, was very proud of my efforts,

only to realize when people here talk about centuries, most are not using the metric system,...
02-07-19, 04:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,746
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Awesome, the only thing I'm looking to change on...

Awesome, the only thing I'm looking to change on this bike is the saddle.
01-08-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,746
Posted By SlinkyWizard

+1 . Get on the Fastroad if you can, then you'll...

+1 . Get on the Fastroad if you can, then you'll know for sure either way.
01-07-19, 02:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,746
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Haha, to me, it's hard to imagine a Fastroad...

Haha, to me, it's hard to imagine a Fastroad Comax 1 as a back up, bad weather bike !!!
01-07-19, 12:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,746
Posted By SlinkyWizard

+1 with the Fastroad Comax 1, I have the 2018...

+1 with the Fastroad Comax 1, I have the 2018 model,

I also have a Trek DS 8.5 2016, which was ridden well, and thoroughly enjoyed riding it,

but after getting the Fastroad, it has become my...
12-19-18, 04:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,897
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Please tell me that you prefer to ride the Giant...

Please tell me that you prefer to ride the Giant Fastroad Comax 1.

Can you explain the differences in riding both bike?
11-07-18, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By SlinkyWizard

What sealant are you using? I had a shard of...

What sealant are you using? I had a shard of glass much thinner than that screw, and when removed, the sealant would occasionally leak out.
10-17-18, 07:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,198
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Quick background, got back into riding a bike...

Quick background, got back into riding a bike after a couple of generations off, got a hybrid, Trek DS 8.5 2016 700x38, loved it, then recently gifted a 700x28 flat bar road bike tubeless ( Giant...
10-14-18, 01:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,456
Posted By SlinkyWizard

What was previous experience using tubeless? Were...

What was previous experience using tubeless? Were you running Gavia AC1 tubeless tires?
10-13-18, 03:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Stella park by the exercise bike

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/035_de1e8e8374f5f0fb8714f77133f4b41113f34e94.jpg

Bike stand full of throw away bikes, just when you thought it couldn't get any...
10-04-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,187
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Padded Bike Shorts or not

Are there any professional riders, who ride long rides, without padded short? Is it possible?

Can you bum "toughen up" so you can ride without them?
10-03-18, 01:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Thank you everyone for your input, and help ,...

Thank you everyone for your input, and help , great advice, things I never knew, a lot to digest for me,

I ended up taking the bike to the LBS where I got it from, the mechanic I think basically...
10-01-18, 06:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Oh god, as much as I want to get into my sweet...

Oh god, as much as I want to get into my sweet spot, at the moment, I don't want to spend extra money to get there, I didn't realize it was so scientific, at least from my perspective,

maybe I got...
10-01-18, 05:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Thanks for the graph, when in the small...

Thanks for the graph,

when in the small chain ring, my sweet spot is on the 13T , but I noticed the chain is rubbing on the front derailleur, thus making a sound, so I go to the easier 14T , and...
09-29-18, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Sweet spot problems

So I have Giant Fastorad Comax 1, a flat bar road bike, the cassette is an 11x32 , and the crankset is 34/50

When I'm riding on flat, which is 95% of the time, I'm nearly always on the small chain...
09-16-18, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By SlinkyWizard

I had a similar experience to you, rear tire...

I had a similar experience to you, rear tire though, and it was a hissing sound from behind me that alerted me I had a puncture, I saw where the sealant was leaking from, so I put that part of the...
09-14-18, 04:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,456
Posted By SlinkyWizard

What a fantastic thread, my Comax 1 is only 8...

What a fantastic thread, my Comax 1 is only 8 months old, so no need for upgrades yet, , but I know where to come in the future. Can I ask how much the upgrades were?
08-13-18, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,416
Posted By SlinkyWizard

I got the Fatsroad Comax 1 2018, I've had it for...

I got the Fatsroad Comax 1 2018, I've had it for 6 months now, and I love it, to me, seems very fast and the 105 groupset works very smoothly, very crisp when changing gears,

I had one puncture,...
05-04-18, 05:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By SlinkyWizard

After much checking on the internet to look for...

After much checking on the internet to look for tire pressure with tubeless tires, I found this video from Giant,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmY5-KeBfSE

4.50 mark explains allowed tire...
04-11-18, 08:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By SlinkyWizard

No manuals came with the bike, I would ask the...

No manuals came with the bike, I would ask the local Giant dealer here, but I'm not too sure they would know either.

Btw, I did check the tire for anything stuck in there, couldn't see anything,...
04-11-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,518
Posted By SlinkyWizard

The Giant Fastroad Comax 1 on the American...

The Giant Fastroad Comax 1 on the American website says the tires are 700x25,

the Giant website in Korea say the same bike comes with 700x28

My Fastroad Comax 1 came with 700x28 , pics when I...
04-11-18, 04:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By SlinkyWizard

606755 From what I've read about tubeless...

606755

From what I've read about tubeless tires, they should be inflated between the recommended psi values?
04-09-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By SlinkyWizard

I'm running Gavia AC1 tubeless 700x28, and the...

I'm running Gavia AC1 tubeless 700x28, and the psi recommended is 85 -115

so I pump up to 100psi before every ride.

I will pump up the tire to 100 today, and if all is well, will still take it...
04-09-18, 06:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Tubeless tire puncture

I was riding , and suddenly, I heard a hissing / brushing sound from behind me, at first I thought a leaf had got caught in the spokes,

I decided to stop and take a look, and while slowing down,...
03-27-18, 01:55 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,617
Posted By SlinkyWizard

604830 I'll take snow, wind, ice,...

604830


I'll take snow, wind, ice, freezing conditions any day over this, it's been like this for over a week, I can count the number of days on my hands where I didn't have to wear a mask this...
03-03-18, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,678
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Awesome looking bike, can't wait for mine to...

Awesome looking bike, can't wait for mine to arrive.
03-03-18, 02:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,522
Posted By SlinkyWizard

I was also going to get the Trek FX S6, but...

I was also going to get the Trek FX S6, but someone posted a picture of the Giant Fastroad Comax 1, and to me it was a better looking bike with similar components, so I ordered one, and it will be...
02-08-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,605
Posted By SlinkyWizard

I hit 36km/h on a perfect day, I think I had a...

I hit 36km/h on a perfect day, I think I had a tail wind, and held it for 10 seconds?

I also hit 40km/h going down a hill, I think that is the fastest I've ever been, hitting 50+ on a flat is just...
01-07-18, 07:27 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,406
Posted By SlinkyWizard

Awesome !! I hope you get a decent ride in soon,...

Awesome !! I hope you get a decent ride in soon, loving the look of it :thumb:
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