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Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,046
Posted By popeye

I refill that from the big bottle.

I refill that from the big bottle.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 689
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There are a lot of things that aren't wrong with...

There are a lot of things that aren't wrong with tubeless, bit of you like having your panties in a bunch I'm sure you can imagine this is really scary. I'm sure the idea of actually riding a bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 689
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've been riding tubeless for about 5 years now...

I've been riding tubeless for about 5 years now and this has never been a real world problem for me. I love my wheels! ❤️
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 689
Posted By WhyFi

He's referring to one or two of their Roval...

He's referring to one or two of their Roval wheelsets that Spec has stated are not tubeless compatible (despite having the typical tubeless rim bed profile). Saying that Spec "dropped road tubeless"...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 689
Posted By WhyFi

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 689
Posted By Psimet2001

derp EDIT: Sorry...in a mood. This is a well...

derp

EDIT: Sorry...in a mood. This is a well known thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,867
Posted By Psimet2001

Inconsistencies with Schwalbe quality over the...

Inconsistencies with Schwalbe quality over the years has led me to never stocking, using or selling any of their tires. Ever. Everyone has problems with product...but I have only ever seen Schwalbe...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,867
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, another feather in its cap - its performance...

Ah, another feather in its cap - its performance (or lack thereof) also has a reputation for turning road cyclists off of tubeless altogether. Ish.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,867
Posted By WhyFi

That's... odd. What sealant was this? I've only...

That's... odd. What sealant was this? I've only ever used Orange Seal (no reason to change), but it'll peel off of the inside of any tire that I've ever used. so I can't imagine that kind of bonding.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,867
Posted By Branko D

I just don't see myself ever using tubes anymore...

I just don't see myself ever using tubes anymore on a road bike. 🤷‍♂️
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,867
Posted By dmanthree

also...car tyres aren't as sensitive to weight...

also...car tyres aren't as sensitive to weight concerns and are a LOT more durable. Honestly, a silly comparison.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Mojo31

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,867
Posted By eduskator

As I said, Giant products are crap. Try other TL...

As I said, Giant products are crap. Try other TL tires, you'll see! I can mount my Schwalbe Pro Ones on my OEM SLR rims even without an air compressor.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By tomato coupe

Yep, it was mentioned in the same segment that...

Yep, it was mentioned in the same segment that highlighted the "mow cycle" and a balance bike made by Bentley, the car manufacturer. GCN clearly has very high standards for this sort of thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,750
Posted By ksryder

Hey some people like the feeling of riding with a...

Hey some people like the feeling of riding with a concrete-filled garden hose, don't kink shame.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,046
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
05-20-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,750
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If you're not riding in mud, road tires should...

If you're not riding in mud, road tires should work well for you. 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 152,867
Posted By bampilot06

looks like that would be fun. I would be down for...

looks like that would be fun. I would be down for what you donít want but my wife not like it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,957
Posted By Dean V

Absolutely not. Can't be. Everyone knows that...

Absolutely not. Can't be.
Everyone knows that Ti lasts forever.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That really sucks. :( :( :(

That really sucks. :( :( :(
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By Badger6

You cannot install the non-drive side (left)...

You cannot install the non-drive side (left) crank arm incorrectly. The splines are keyed, meaning they are not equally sized and spaced, to ensure that the left arm can only be installed onto the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,897
Posted By WhyFi

It may not manifest on the stopwatch, but it...

It may not manifest on the stopwatch, but it certainly affects handling feel. Bikes with lighter rims/tires feel much more fun and responsive to changes in orientation (less weight, lower angular...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,811
Posted By Kapusta

It is sad that 20+ years of real world proof that...

It is sad that 20+ years of real world proof that high end cartridge bearing hubs are as reliable and robust as cup and cone hubs has duped people into thinking that high end cartridge bearing hubs...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By scottfsmith

The Progretto X2 has completely spoiled me, all...

The Progretto X2 has completely spoiled me, all my other bottoms are sitting in the storage bin.

I measured the inseam on my Aero Race 4, they vary from 10-11" depending on how hard/tight you pull...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,811
Posted By Kapusta

I remember hearing some people making your...

I remember hearing some people making your arguments 20+ years ago when I first started reading internet cycling boards. The arguments made some sense then, or at least raised valid concerns....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,811
Posted By eduskator

I like my loud hub because I don't need a bell....

I like my loud hub because I don't need a bell. You don't even need to announce yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,811
Posted By Hiro11

Yup. I have a 54t star ratchet in a set of wheels...

Yup. I have a 54t star ratchet in a set of wheels with 240s hubs. Loud AF. I just overhauled it with some fresh Shimano freehub lube, still loud AF.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,811
Posted By JohnJ80

I have a number of wheels with 240S hubs in them...

I have a number of wheels with 240S hubs in them with a variety of different ratchets. While there is some difference in noise, itís not huge between the ratchets but the quality of the noise is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,811
Posted By WhyFi

All of the cool, fast kids have loud hubs.

All of the cool, fast kids have loud hubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By cxwrench

8787mi. Exactly. Then everything goes to hell.

8787mi. Exactly. Then everything goes to hell.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 04:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,479
Posted By rubiksoval

Some types of bar tape can get very slippery from...

Some types of bar tape can get very slippery from sweat. I will never ride without gloves in the summer because there's such a risk of my hands slipping off the bars. And that's a disaster at speed....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 03:42 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,853
Posted By WhyFi

How many frames do you need to route? If you're...

How many frames do you need to route? If you're doing this for a living, cool, buy the best tools that you can justify. If you're just routing one frame, try some dental floss, a tiny washer and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,853
Posted By cxwrench

I've been using the Park since it came out. Works...

I've been using the Park since it came out. Works well enough most of the time, really well sometimes. Haven't tried any others.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,216
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I thought this would be about cash.

I thought this would be about cash.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By Koyote

It's two pounds heavier than 105 mechanical?...

It's two pounds heavier than 105 mechanical? Yikes.

I'd just buy Ultegra Di2. I don't need a twelfth gear that badly.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,241
Posted By robbyville

definitely easier with Shimano. Campy has...

definitely easier with Shimano. Campy has changed spline set up at least twice between eight speed chorus and new. In my case, I wanted to use my modern wheels (the Svís backup I9ís) with my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,640
Posted By Eric F

It makes as much sense as his thoughts on CF. At...

It makes as much sense as his thoughts on CF. At least he's consistent.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,640
Posted By Eric F

You're wrong. CF has been used in bike...

You're wrong.

CF has been used in bike frames for over 20 years, and continues to be the choice for the top bikes from most manufacturers. Don't you think that if CF was prone to the sudden and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,343
Posted By rubiksoval

Why? Trying to go faster on downhills on a...

Why? Trying to go faster on downhills on a commute just sounds pointless.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,601
Posted By bahula03

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Me, trying to figure out what your point is.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,601
Posted By Eric F

If the price is too much for you, don't buy them....

If the price is too much for you, don't buy them.
If they won't enhance your riding, don't buy them.
If you don't understand the advantages, don't buy them.

Also...Why do you care how other...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,601
Posted By Rides4Beer

My alloy wheels were in fact cheaper, but not...

My alloy wheels were in fact cheaper, but not lighter. They're 30mm and weigh 1550g, my carbon wheels are 56mm deep and weigh 1460g. Worth it to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,984
Posted By Seattle Forrest

And if it's the worst problem I've ever heard...

And if it's the worst problem I've ever heard about anybody having with Di2... 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,777
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I was a little cautious before the first...

Yeah, I was a little cautious before the first order, too, but they get stuff out in a hurry. My second shipment of tires went from Italy to Minneapolis in two business days - that makes me feel a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,984
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I know someone who thinks the derailleurs look a...

I know someone who thinks the derailleurs look a little funny.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By WhyFi

How old are your Open Pros? They've been around...

How old are your Open Pros? They've been around for ages, but at least some of the newer ones are tubeless (UST) compatible. If they're not UST, I'd forget about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By Leinster

I bought one of these in 2014, it's been on my...

I bought one of these in 2014, it's been on my main bike ever since;...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 69,967
Posted By Inertianinja

Since someone resurrected this thread from 2010,...

Since someone resurrected this thread from 2010, I’ll share what i’ve learned over the past 10+ years.

I’ve learned that degreaser does not work for wax lube, and will serve only to remove the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 69,967
Posted By wgscott

I wonder how the chain is doing, 11 years later.

I wonder how the chain is doing, 11 years later.
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