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Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By WorldIRC

My Rx is not complex and accommodation isnít a...

My Rx is not complex and accommodation isnít a concern fortunately. Just looking at style recommendations!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By WorldIRC

Recommendations for Rx Sunglasses

Hi There,

I wear a pair of Oakley Quarter Jacket sunglasses with Rx lenses. The fit is pretty good but I am looking for something more stylish. Anything larger from Oakley tends to be too large....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,442
Posted By WorldIRC

I bought, and then subsequently sold a...

I bought, and then subsequently sold a Roadmachine. Way too harsh IMO. My Roubaix is far more comfy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,422
Posted By WorldIRC

I was just able to scoop up a few Continental...

I was just able to scoop up a few Continental Race Light 28 tubes from my LBS...and for only $12CDN. They have about 170 in stock, and they are not on the retail floor along with the other tubes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By WorldIRC

Anyone try Burgh tape?

Anyone try Burgh tape?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,752
Posted By WorldIRC

My new Roubaix Expert had a defective 11-34...

My new Roubaix Expert had a defective 11-34 Ultegra Cassette. My LBS ended up swapping it out for me. One of the ramps wasn't machined properly, causing the chain to skip on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,112
Posted By WorldIRC

My decision to go Garmin was due to the data that...

My decision to go Garmin was due to the data that Garmin Connect makes available at no extra cost. With Wahoo, youíll need to find an external source to hold your ride data (like Strava) if you want...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,442
Posted By WorldIRC

In Canada, Scott, while less popular, is often...

In Canada, Scott, while less popular, is often more affordable than the other big players, including Giant.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,442
Posted By WorldIRC

My Roubaix also isnít the lightest. But like you...

My Roubaix also isnít the lightest. But like you it is quite comfortable. The best bike is the one that is enjoyable to ride, even if itís a bit heavier.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,442
Posted By WorldIRC

I love my new Roubaix. Very enjoyable ride!

I love my new Roubaix. Very enjoyable ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,442
Posted By WorldIRC

The Scott is a great bike. They always cost less...

The Scott is a great bike. They always cost less without sacrificing quality (except the wheels). I had a 2019 with Di2 and itís a great bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,925
Posted By WorldIRC

So far so good. Been several days, including a...

So far so good. Been several days, including a dirty gravel ride. Lots of dirt caked onto the frame and tires but the drivetrain remains quite clean. Nothing more than a quick wipe with a rag.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,925
Posted By WorldIRC

Drivetrain ďsoundsĒ amazing now with the Gold...

Drivetrain ďsoundsĒ amazing now with the Gold lube applied and dried.

And a shout out to Bettershifting.com for their amazing guides!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,925
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.
06-19-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 236,908
Posted By WorldIRC

Iíd love a better mount for my Bontrager Ion for...

Iíd love a better mount for my Bontrager Ion for the Specialized Pave seatpost. The included rubber mount is on but something more shaped for the Pave would be ideal.

Any ideas?

Nevermind I...
06-19-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,251
Posted By WorldIRC

I make a good living charging for professional...

I make a good living charging for professional services (weíre technology consultants).

Likewise, we value the work our lawyers and accountants do for us. And I value the work my local bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,925
Posted By WorldIRC

Just got it today. Will apply and test tomorrow.

Just got it today. Will apply and test tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,832
Posted By WorldIRC

I live right on a part of the Niagara Escarpment...

I live right on a part of the Niagara Escarpment called the Oak Ridges moraine. We grew up knowing what an escarpment was :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,925
Posted By WorldIRC

I've ordered some RnR Gold based on further...

I've ordered some RnR Gold based on further recommendations here.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,925
Posted By WorldIRC

Been a few weeks and the Absolutely Dry is...

Been a few weeks and the Absolutely Dry is definitely not quiet. CleanÖ but not quiet.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,406
Posted By WorldIRC

I have tried both Force AXS and Ultegra Di2. In...

I have tried both Force AXS and Ultegra Di2. In the end I prefer the latter. Easier to get set up, and stays set up.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 20,185
Views: 4,495,763
Posted By WorldIRC

I bought the Specialized Stem Accessory Mount to...

I bought the Specialized Stem Accessory Mount to replace my K-Edge.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,891
Posted By WorldIRC

My understanding is only the Specialized 7x9...

My understanding is only the Specialized 7x9 saddles are "guaranteed" to fit those clamps though.

Should I have gotten the 7x9 clamp with my Roubaix? I didn't.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,891
Posted By WorldIRC

My only "issue" with the Pave seatpost is there...

My only "issue" with the Pave seatpost is there is no seat-clamp available for a 7x10 carbon rail. This limits the options greatly!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20,185
Views: 4,495,763
Posted By WorldIRC

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,891
Posted By WorldIRC

I just got a 2020 Roubaix Expert. Loving the...

I just got a 2020 Roubaix Expert. Loving the FS2.0 so far. It definitely makes a difference vs. my previous two bikes that had no such comfort types of systems (despite specs saying the frames were...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,374,027
Posted By WorldIRC

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,105
Posted By WorldIRC

lowering the pressure made a huge difference....

lowering the pressure made a huge difference. Where it ended up a bit deeper is what through me off but where it was hard packed, no problems. I may go a tad wider to 32mm and see what that does....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,925
Posted By WorldIRC

I may have dried off too much of the Absolute Dry...

I may have dried off too much of the Absolute Dry lube :) I applied a bit more (it wasn't sopping wet this time) and am letting it dry properly. Will take for another ride tomorrow!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,105
Posted By WorldIRC

Yep! I just went out for a quick ride. I lowered...

Yep! I just went out for a quick ride. I lowered the pressure in my tires and flew through that no problem. There were a few areas with larger crushed limestone. Not as much confidence in the tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,105
Posted By WorldIRC

Iíll be hitting up a dirt farm road today. Letís...

Iíll be hitting up a dirt farm road today. Letís see how I do! Iíll be sure to take some air out of the tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,105
Posted By WorldIRC

Maybe I should look at 4Seasons or Gatorskins?

Maybe I should look at 4Seasons or Gatorskins?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,925
Posted By WorldIRC

Just completed my first application of the...

Just completed my first application of the Absolute Dry. Per the instructions, I was generous as it acts as a cleaner. It picked up lots of nickel shavings (I assume from the chain) and other crap. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,105
Posted By WorldIRC

All I want is a bit more traction on the gravel I...

All I want is a bit more traction on the gravel I described :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 01:39 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,150
Posted By WorldIRC

I find the Assos Mille chamois a bit big / "in...

I find the Assos Mille chamois a bit big / "in the way". The bibs fit great but the chamois is a bit discomforting. Wondering if these would fit better.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,925
Posted By WorldIRC

I will be sure to test this weekend and let you...

I will be sure to test this weekend and let you know!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,925
Posted By WorldIRC

My Absolute Dry arrived! I didn't realize 4oz was...

My Absolute Dry arrived! I didn't realize 4oz was so big, but I got two bottles!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,105
Posted By WorldIRC

This is mirroring other recommendations I'm...

This is mirroring other recommendations I'm getting. I may just get wider GP5000s
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,105
Posted By WorldIRC

I could certainly practice more and see if I can...

I could certainly practice more and see if I can get the appropriate control with my GP5000s :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 05:29 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,105
Posted By WorldIRC

Well when you put it that wayÖ.

Well when you put it that wayÖ.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,105
Posted By WorldIRC

FYI my bike is rated to fit up to 33mm tires.

FYI my bike is rated to fit up to 33mm tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,105
Posted By WorldIRC

Apologies, my title should say gravel riding. ...

Apologies, my title should say gravel riding.

I am on a BMC Roadmachine 01 Three with Roval C38 Wheels (tubed) w/ Conti GP5000 28mm tires now.

I can go up to 33mm wide with my frame.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,105
Posted By WorldIRC

Want to dabble in gravel riding but not get a second set of wheels

Thinking of dabbling into some light gravel riding (think rail trail).

In an effort to not buy a second set of wheels, what tire(s) would be recommended that are still great on the road, but still...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,925
Posted By WorldIRC

Apparently everyone racing overseas right now :)

Apparently everyone racing overseas right now :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,925
Posted By WorldIRC

The most "wet" I get is if I hit a puddle. Not a...

The most "wet" I get is if I hit a puddle. Not a fan of riding in the rain :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,925
Posted By WorldIRC

Ended up ordering this! Hard to find, but...

Ended up ordering this! Hard to find, but actually found it (in Canada) and at a lower cost than the other recommendations.
05-14-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By WorldIRC

Garmin Edge 1030 Plus / Connect Data - Apple Health & Fitness

Hi All,

I've noticed that the HRM data from my 1030 / Garmin Connect doesn't import into Apple Health / Fitness. I have all permissions enabled so I am not sure what's going on.

Anyone else...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,925
Posted By WorldIRC

Looking for a change :)

Looking for a change :)
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