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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 328
Posted By Rides4Beer

My road bike and gravel bike are both 24/24, I'm...

My road bike and gravel bike are both 24/24, I'm 185lbs, put out good power and ride/race hard, and have not had any issues with any of my wheelsets.
05-11-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,734
Posted By Rides4Beer

Love riding my gravel bike on the road, it's...

Love riding my gravel bike on the road, it's comfortable and it gives you more options. I've done A+ group rides with it, on the gravel tires, takes some extra effort, but still fun!

Don't get me...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,672
Posted By Rides4Beer

Genes can be cruel sometimes, yell at your...

Genes can be cruel sometimes, yell at your parents. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,672
Posted By Rides4Beer

Ride more and you can look like the model? Works...

Ride more and you can look like the model? Works for me :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 258,745
Posted By Rides4Beer

Lil better shot with some sun, def like the satin...

Lil better shot with some sun, def like the satin finish.

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,148
Posted By Rides4Beer

Yeah, their colorways aren't the greatest, could...

Yeah, their colorways aren't the greatest, could always go custom paint. They do have a couple of framesets that look good, the Rainbow Trout one in particular.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,148
Posted By Rides4Beer

I really like my SuperSix Evo, I make pretty good...

I really like my SuperSix Evo, I make pretty good power and can't detect any flex, def feels like every bit of power is going straight to the ground. It also climbs well, and has some aero touches so...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,360
Posted By Rides4Beer

Silca latex tubes and GP5000s for the last two...

Silca latex tubes and GP5000s for the last two years without a single puncture or pinch flat (prob over 15k miles). I carry a butyl tube for a spare because it's easier to swap out roadside. A bit...
04-27-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,437
Posted By Rides4Beer

Specialized Pathfinder Pros for me, 38mm, they...

Specialized Pathfinder Pros for me, 38mm, they measure out to 40mm on 23c rims. Fantastic on the road, gravel, sand, light mud. I doubt I'll even try another tire now.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,015
Posted By Rides4Beer

A trip to the ER will be a lot more expensive...

A trip to the ER will be a lot more expensive than a $40 tire. Put a new one on and trash that one, it's done. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 258,745
Posted By Rides4Beer

Love these wheels. Pic is with a 28mm GP5K on the...

Love these wheels. Pic is with a 28mm GP5K on the rear and a 25mm up front, I have since switched to a 28mm up front, with no perceptible loss in speed, and wind handling is still good. I'm 84kg, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 27,048
Views: 17,306,547
Posted By Rides4Beer

Got my LB AR56s, love 'em! ...

Got my LB AR56s, love 'em!

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Satin finish looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,226
Posted By Rides4Beer

My LBS couldn't get any, I had to find one in a...

My LBS couldn't get any, I had to find one in a shop out of state and had it shipped to me. Not sure it's going to get better any time soon, still lots of delays in the supply chain.




Agreed,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,700
Posted By Rides4Beer

Absolutely loving my 2021 SuperSix Evo. Ride and...

Absolutely loving my 2021 SuperSix Evo. Ride and handling are fantastic, can def feel the aero touches when you're hauling the mail, holds speed very well. Some people complain that it's not as light...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 232,529
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,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 232,529
Posted By Rides4Beer

New wheel day! LB AR56s w/ DT240EXP hubs. :D ...

New wheel day! LB AR56s w/ DT240EXP hubs. :D

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04-07-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,408
Posted By Rides4Beer

I'm strong, but pretty sure I couldn't keep up on...

I'm strong, but pretty sure I couldn't keep up on an A group ride on one of those. :lol:

As always, ride what you want. :thumb:
04-06-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By Rides4Beer

Agreed, it's good to mix it up, gravel riding has...

Agreed, it's good to mix it up, gravel riding has def improved my road handling skills, getting comfortable with the bike getting loose will make you a more confident/skilled rider in all conditions....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,442
Posted By Rides4Beer

Dead :roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:

Dead :roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,815
Posted By Rides4Beer

Can't speak to the 303s, but I'm running 38mm...

Can't speak to the 303s, but I'm running 38mm Pathfinder Pros on hookless rims (Boyd Pinnacles), with no issues.
04-05-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,899
Posted By Rides4Beer

So your plan is to inconvenience someone else if...

So your plan is to inconvenience someone else if you have an issue? Do you also leave your repair kit at home and just ask to use someone else's if you get a flat? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By Rides4Beer

Did it 2019, fantastic event, great roads, aid...

Did it 2019, fantastic event, great roads, aid station at the top of each climb. Rode for a while with some folks from Florida, they were doing really well for not having any/much climbing training....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,613
Posted By Rides4Beer

As others have mentioned, most people go for...

As others have mentioned, most people go for carbon wheels because you can get a deeper, more aerodynamic wheel, without the weight penalty, which is why you don't see any deep alloy wheels. The fact...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,613
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
03-25-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By Rides4Beer

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07M6K7VVW/ref=p...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07M6K7VVW/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

They raised the price to $45. Still better than $400. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,855
Posted By Rides4Beer

Excellent point. I never ride on the shoulder,...

Excellent point. I never ride on the shoulder, ever, just too much debris, and typically do not ride near the white line. I stay about 1-2ft off of the white line, more because the right edge of the...
03-18-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,915
Posted By Rides4Beer

Fizik Powerstrap X4 gravel shoes. These were my...

Fizik Powerstrap X4 gravel shoes. These were my road shoes when I was running SPD on the road, very comfortable and walkable, and look pretty much like road shoes. I'm using the R5 Powerstraps now...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By Rides4Beer

Are the cleats worn out? That's usually the issue...

Are the cleats worn out? That's usually the issue with SPD-SL clipping in/out issues. Pictures of pedals and cleats would help.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 480,388
Posted By Rides4Beer

2021 SuperSix Evo, absolutely loving this bike....

2021 SuperSix Evo, absolutely loving this bike. New wheels are on the way, I'll post an update when they get here.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,243
Posted By Rides4Beer

You've put yourself in a continually depleted...

You've put yourself in a continually depleted state. You can't increase the training load and decrease caloric intake and expect to have any kind of decent results. Proper nutrition and recovery are...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,370
Posted By Rides4Beer

Excellent point. I've had the same touch point...

Excellent point. I've had the same touch point fit on four different bikes, 2018 Fuji Transonic, 2019 Tarmac SL6, 2020 Giant Defy, and now a 2021 SuperSix Evo. All four bikes rode/handled...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20,102
Views: 4,444,653
Posted By Rides4Beer

Technically I bought them a while back, but...

Technically I bought them a while back, but they're done now and on their way to me. Light Bicycle AR56 wheelset w/DT240 EXP hubs, 1462g. :D
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,496
Posted By Rides4Beer

I don't see why anyone would want to, unless...

I don't see why anyone would want to, unless you're on the track. I'll be running 25mm up front on my deep wheels, they'll measure out to a lil over 28mm and be a good aero fit for the 30mm wide rim....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 258,745
Posted By Rides4Beer

New wheels are finished, just have to wait for...

New wheels are finished, just have to wait for them to get here. :D

AR56, DT240 EXP, satin finish w/Pro decals, no holes, CX-Ray/CX-Sprint rear, CX-Ray front, 1462g. :beer:
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03-15-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 294,569
Posted By Rides4Beer

Water crossing at my race this past Sat. :D ...

Water crossing at my race this past Sat. :D

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03-15-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,417
Posted By Rides4Beer

Aftershokz headphones, can still hear everything...

Aftershokz headphones, can still hear everything around me (and most importantly when my Varia beeps signaling a car behind me), and have some tunes to enjoy. :thumb:
03-15-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,719
Posted By Rides4Beer

Cramping is typically due to lack of...

Cramping is typically due to lack of fitness/endurance, or rather, pushing past your current fitness/endurance. Rarely is it actually dehydration (assuming most people eat and drink at least some on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By Rides4Beer

I've also noticed that a new set of SPD-SL pedals...

I've also noticed that a new set of SPD-SL pedals might take a few rides to break-in so that it spins freely and orients itself properly after unclipping. There's also a bit of a learning curve when...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,150
Posted By Rides4Beer

Def CAAD 10, and I'm not even a big fan of...

Def CAAD 10, and I'm not even a big fan of aluminum.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,855
Posted By Rides4Beer

I agree, sounds like your pressure is too low,...

I agree, sounds like your pressure is too low, you shouldn't be flatting on rocks or low speed curb impacts. I've done over 1,000 hours on GP5000s without a single flat.

What your weight, tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 463,086
Posted By Rides4Beer

Technically, it's a MUP, not a road, but I like...

Technically, it's a MUP, not a road, but I like this shot. :thumb:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By Rides4Beer

Congrats! But points deducted for not posting...

Congrats! But points deducted for not posting pictures. :p

I was gonna say, my new SuperSix Evo has 105 and it's great, fast and smooth, they really did a great job with the r7000 series. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,250
Posted By Rides4Beer

I won't post the picture, but had a guy do a TT...

I won't post the picture, but had a guy do a TT here in a pink speedo and nothing else (well, his aero helmet of course, safety first). Hard to make fun of him tho, he's legit fast. lol Stil not sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20,102
Views: 4,444,653
Posted By Rides4Beer

Santa brought me a set, they've been great!!

Santa brought me a set, they've been great!!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,693
Posted By Rides4Beer

I don't care what people put on their bikes. But...

I don't care what people put on their bikes. But if a price seems too good to be true, it usually is.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 232,529
Posted By Rides4Beer

Def hot! I don't usually care for white bikes,...

Def hot! I don't usually care for white bikes, but that's just so clean. :beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,480
Posted By Rides4Beer

I don't think the lawyers would ever allow it....

I don't think the lawyers would ever allow it. You can single speed it if the whole shifting system dies, but Fred Flintstone brakes aren't really a viable option. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,447
Posted By Rides4Beer

Two bikes, with multiple wheelsets than can be...

Two bikes, with multiple wheelsets than can be used on both bikes. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,480
Posted By Rides4Beer

I went from 44s to 42s with no issues, and was...

I went from 44s to 42s with no issues, and was going to drop to 40s on the new road bike, but decided to make the jump to 38s. After a couple of rides, I didn't even notice it. I def felt the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,462
Posted By Rides4Beer

Just get good summer weight jerseys. I only wear...

Just get good summer weight jerseys. I only wear Castelli Climbers jerseys in the summer, they're thin mesh, thin enough that you'll get tan lines from your bib straps if you don't put sunscreen on.
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