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Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,142
Posted By mrv

.... dang, and here I am irritated that Shimanos...

.... dang, and here I am irritated that Shimanos new 8 speed downtube shifters ($45) no longer offer an friction mode...... https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=65399
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,369
Posted By Hiro11

My opinions on tubeless are all strengthened...

My opinions on tubeless are all strengthened after reading this thread. Your mileage may vary, but I think:
1. If you wan to run 23s at 100psi+, tubeless is probably not for you. If you weigh...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,394
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, a fresh batch of posters to get worked up...

Ah, a fresh batch of posters to get worked up over Mogul's collections! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,394
Posted By Sy Reene

The problem with wearing watches in orbit, is...

The problem with wearing watches in orbit, is managing all of the time zone changes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,369
Posted By BikeOnForever

Yes, I thought it would be an interesting...

Yes, I thought it would be an interesting experiment too, but as you mentioned I've discovered they're just too delicate. Good to know they're not representative of road tubeless. Hopefully the Conti...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,369
Posted By Branko D

My experience with that tire is similar, but it...

My experience with that tire is similar, but it is marketed as a timetrial specific tire. It is not intended for typical road usage and while for me it was an interesting experiment trying to use...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,860
Posted By chaadster

I earned my Associates degree in business from...

I earned my Associates degree in business from BikeForums College in just 16 posts, and you can too!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,860
Posted By Nachoman

In principle I agree with you. But I can't stop...

In principle I agree with you. But I can't stop buying Specialized saddles.
You can take my specialized saddle from me when you pry it from my cold dead hands.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,591
Posted By Flatforkcrown

looks good. Eventually I want to put a modern...

looks good. Eventually I want to put a modern group on it, but I got the almost unused roval wheels for free and love how they ride. Unfortunately they are freewheel, so Im stuck with 7 speeds until...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,591
Posted By Digger6255

This was right after I got the bike. All the...

This was right after I got the bike. All the adjustments that you mentioned were done and the bike handles great.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,369
Posted By WhyFi

I hear/see this quite often, but I've never run...

I hear/see this quite often, but I've never run in to it. I mean, I've run in to some tough combos that made me frustrated and sweaty... but that was early in my tubeless career, and revisiting those...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,733
Posted By Rdmonster69

I carry tons of stuff.. Internal storage has...

I carry tons of stuff.. Internal storage has tube,levers and inflator. My very small back pack has a skinny tube (I have a bike running 700x23 tubed) ,levers,patch kit, a park I-beam multi tool and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,591
Posted By Digger6255

i did not even realize I had aligned them like...

i did not even realize I had aligned them like that until I took the pic and posted it. I set the bars level and it looks and feels much better. I am not looking for hot to be honest but I do want it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,421
Posted By LibertyFLS

C&V guy, first modern bike purchase

I have a few c&v bikes and decided I wanted a new one. So I got this 2018 Fairdale Goodship a couple days ago. Really like it so far.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,591
Posted By dscohen

I can only pull an additional single 10mm headset...

I can only pull an additional single 10mm headset spacer out of the front end. The remaining 15mm has to be there given the design of the bottom of the Wilier Stemma, the way the brakes hoses and Di2...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,955
Posted By NoWhammies

And just like that. Boom! Did the front tyre...

And just like that. Boom! Did the front tyre flat? No. But the rear? You bet!. Last time I post on here bragging about the number of K's I have on a particular tyre. That's for sure. Damn you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,799
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, this was a topic of discussion the other...

Yeah, this was a topic of discussion the other day - between the terrain and the traffic controls in the Twin Cities metro, there's very little opportunity for setting a decent 20 minute power...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 03:46 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,955
Posted By PeteHski

Just to add to my previous post, I've now got...

Just to add to my previous post, I've now got some mileage on a pair of Pirelli P-Zero Race TLR in 30mm width. I have to say they are a very nice ride and easy to fit and seat. No flats yet, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,647
Posted By WorldIRC

Just applied the Gold. Definitely "wetter" than...

Just applied the Gold. Definitely "wetter" than the absolute dry. Will give it the night to dry and test run it tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,950
Posted By ericcox

I did not realize how much I would appreciate...

I did not realize how much I would appreciate controlling my Garmin from the hoods. When I use the Garmin on a non-Di2 bike, I always mash the top of the hood a few times before I remember I have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,591
Posted By Rides4Beer

Thanks! First ride yesterday was great, and had...

Thanks! First ride yesterday was great, and had some gusty winds to test them out, handled great with the 25mm tire up front. Thinking about trying some bar tape with a subtle fade or dots next,...
04-15-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By randyjawa

I have owned a few Marinoni bicycles and loved...

I have owned a few Marinoni bicycles and loved every one. My present main rider is, guess what, a Marinoni with full Campy ten speed, except for the Mavic wheel set. What a great bike and it set me...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,591
Posted By LAJ

Nice. Very hot

Nice. Very hot
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,398
Posted By Seattle Forrest

These kids today, they don't know what presses...

These kids today, they don't know what presses are. I tell them we used to have smart phones made of paper, we'd buy a new one every day, sometimes they had to stop a production run to update the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 292,893
Posted By illdrag0n

Just checking in. 8000kms on my AR46. I'm 120kg...

Just checking in. 8000kms on my AR46. I'm 120kg and 0 issues so far with strength and still run true.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 292,893
Posted By cuevlo

Ar45

Another wheelset just came in!

AR45, flyweight, hookless, paintless UD, without rim bed holes, with water drain holes. Carbon-Ti X-Hub SP Centerlock. Sapim CX Ray spokes with brass Polyax Secure...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,591
Posted By pbd

For your consideration. 2020 S-Works Roubaix. ...

For your consideration. 2020 S-Works Roubaix.

The wheels are not as hot as they could be, I know. And maybe I should've waited until a sunnier day, but no pictures ever do full justice for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,955
Posted By Eric F

I tend to agree. My rim-brake Enve wheels are all...

I tend to agree. My rim-brake Enve wheels are all carbon, and have that all-black look. I'm thinking gumwalls might look pretty sharp on my blue Storck.
https://i.imgur.com/DiaHqfr.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,955
Posted By WhyFi

The Pro One Evo Addix are my favorite overall, so...

The Pro One Evo Addix are my favorite overall, so far. The Michelin Power Road that I have on right now are also good, but I've only got ~200 miles on them. They seem a little less supple/comfy than...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,955
Posted By WhyFi

With my mini-stockpile, I haven't even looked,...

With my mini-stockpile, I haven't even looked, but I'd search by the item number -

11654217 for the 28mm
11654236 for the 25mm

I have to assume that they're pretty scarce - I certainly...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,591
Posted By primov8

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x600/50999062903_328c1568b6_c_554cc8c91b6e62f8dfd30e008d1e9a92171c5e99.jpg
Since taking this pic two weeks ago, I've swapped out the Record...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,955
Posted By WhyFi

If I'm being honest, I've been interested in some...

If I'm being honest, I've been interested in some of the Spec tires in the past, but they're so tight with their pricing and I'm a cheap-ass that's always lookin' for a deal. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,955
Posted By scottfsmith

Specialized S-Works Turbo Rapidair 30mm Just...

Specialized S-Works Turbo Rapidair 30mm
Just bringing these up since nobody else has. These are the only road tubeless I have run but I am very impressed with their suppleness, speed, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,575
Posted By CoogansBluff

As an update, Specialized is replacing the wheel....

As an update, Specialized is replacing the wheel. Which surprised me. Had it probably 18 months.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,373
Posted By DaveSSS

The SRAM AXS batteries don't plug in. There are...

The SRAM AXS batteries don't plug in. There are two stationary contacts on the battery and two spring loaded pins, with a significant length of travel, on the derailleurs and 3 pins on the battery...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,360
Posted By bean_burrito

just wanna say that bike is beautiful!!

just wanna say that bike is beautiful!!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By Sy Reene

Only $6900 for a set of PARTINGTON 39R/44R...

Only $6900 for a set of PARTINGTON 39R/44R WHEELSET

(You gotta put the product name in all caps, or they'll be NOTHING like LIGHTWEIGHTs)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,253
Posted By Psimet2001

How does one learn to breathe? Don't know...

How does one learn to breathe?

Don't know if I can talk you through it but in essence you HAVE to get both beads into the depth of the center channel and you have to use a tubeless tape as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,253
Posted By jadocs

My technique is to get one side hooked in the...

My technique is to get one side hooked in the center channel, then slowly work the opposite side while simultaneously pulling (or pushing - depending on how you are oriented) each side as I work the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,253
Posted By Psimet2001

Personally I don't care but I do have a growing...

Personally I don't care but I do have a growing number of customers who have been insisting on builds that have rims with non-tubeless construction. These are people who, for whatever reason even...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,253
Posted By noodle soup

Yesterday I helped a friend install her new...

Yesterday I helped a friend install her new GP5000 tires on a Light Bicycle AR46 wheelset. I managed to get the tire on without tools, but she needed to use a Pedro's lever to get the last 5 inches...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,253
Posted By WhyFi

No, and I won't be any time soon - my current...

No, and I won't be any time soon - my current wheels are not compatible.

One guy in my club, upon his first tubeless foray, was so frustrated with trying to mount the Conti to his Ardennes that he...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,267
Posted By chaadster

Exactly. I look at how the new Lemond bikes have...

Exactly. I look at how the new Lemond bikes have tailights integrated into the seatstays, for example, and wonder what might be possible to do at the forks, or even the handlebar. I wonder if a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,373
Posted By Psimet2001

I'm torn. I live in the suburbs of SRAM-cago. I...

I'm torn. I live in the suburbs of SRAM-cago. I know a lot of the fine men and women who work for the company and have busted their butts to bring to market what they have.

I was a Shimano guy my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,253
Posted By Hiro11

Maybe I've been lucky, but I've personally never...

Maybe I've been lucky, but I've personally never had all of the hassle others seem to have with tubeless. I have five bikes currently set up tubeless, including a fat bike, a gravel bike, a cross...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,267
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

robbyville the colour of your bike is absolutely...

robbyville the colour of your bike is absolutely stunning.

Lots of great ideas in this thread!

I picked up this "be seen" light, it sandwiches between my Garmin and it's mount, and works...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,591
Posted By Paul Barnard

I experience the same kind of pleasure with my...

I experience the same kind of pleasure with my Lynskey Backroad. Although it is truly ugly. The bike fits so well it's like an extension of my body. It almost disappears beneath me. While it's not...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,591
Posted By WhyFi

Okay, ol' codger. :)

Okay, ol' codger. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,591
Posted By Paul Barnard

Alright, I am all caught up. I am not a regular...

Alright, I am all caught up. I am not a regular here, but stop by from time to time to catch up and to help some of you who are style challenged. If I were to steal any bike ever posted in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,950
Posted By Eric F

I understand. I spent some years as a musician...

I understand. I spent some years as a musician with some disposable income to fuel my desires. Half of my man cave is decorated with instruments and recording gear that I used very little, and...
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