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02-23-24, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 3,911,745
Posted By sir_crash_alot

Custom Snow White Specialized Crux in the...

Custom Snow White Specialized Crux in the works...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-24, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 74,406
Posted By tempocyclist

Grab a coffee and watch the video below. Start...

Grab a coffee and watch the video below. Start from around 5 minutes 45 seconds.

https://youtu.be/diMxFwB6GBQ?si=fg2OOxwtYdtqKdBo&t=345

Ignore the chain stand part for now, I just hang mine off...
11-12-23, 09:22 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 17,782
Posted By jadmt

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I tried using the boil pouch but what a pain. went to Target and spent another...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-23, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 74,406
Posted By SoSmellyAir

I agree with the others who have said that the...

I agree with the others who have said that the advantages of chain waxing are even more prominent for a gravel bike than a road bike, which makes total sense when you compare the particles picked up...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-23, 02:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,251
Posted By Garthr

Thank you for your inputs brian and SoSmellyAir....

Thank you for your inputs brian and SoSmellyAir. I think I'll pass on getting a Gabba. I did find a screaming deal on the Sportful Fiandre Pro short sleeve jacket. This one uses Polartec Neoshell...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-23, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 74,406
Posted By yaw

Nah, it's a great place to live. No friction...

Nah, it's a great place to live.

No friction between neighbours, great longevity among inhabitants, people are clean, work is done efficiently, just splendid.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-23, 06:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,661
Posted By Outrider1

Not disagreeing with the folks that recommend...

Not disagreeing with the folks that recommend getting a fit. For the money, I'd get the 50/34 crank set. It will make a difference on the hills. It sounds as if the bike fits you pretty well and it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-23, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 74,406
Posted By Polaris OBark

That's a great idea. I just tried it: ...

That's a great idea. I just tried it:


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I thought it was time to toss the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-23, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By msu2001la

The fork judder is caused by the loose headset,...

The fork judder is caused by the loose headset, not the other way around.

The pulsing might be caused by a slightly warped/bent rotor, but if it's not rubbing then I'd guess the pads/rotor are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-23, 05:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,644
Posted By biglmbass

I use Specialized Purist insulated bottles during...

I use Specialized Purist insulated bottles during warm weather months. I fill 'em 1/2 to 3/4 full & freeze them them overnight. Works very well & the bottles don't sweat.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-23, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By tempocyclist

If you're on the same 50/34 and aren't really...

If you're on the same 50/34 and aren't really using the 34T, then go for the 11-28. For most people and most roads, a 34-28 bottom gear is enough. If you ride for a bit and find it's not low enough,...
01-18-23, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 3,911,745
Posted By Phatman

I put on some Farsports carbon wheels, Im...

I put on some Farsports carbon wheels, Im officially a huge fan of wide internal width. Seriously, I can run 10 psi less without any wiggle, improve grip and ride quality with no rolling resistance...
01-04-23, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 3,911,745
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Finally got it out of the box and assembled....

Finally got it out of the box and assembled. Thanks to Caliwild for the recommendation. This may the only time this bike is perfectly clean.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,567
Posted By tempocyclist

I whacked 200psi of gas from BBQ cylinder in the...

I whacked 200psi of gas from BBQ cylinder in the tyre first. I like to live dangerously...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,640
Posted By Tomm Willians

My Military Wilier is done !

Just got these pics of my 2006 Wilier Imperiale from Tommy O Designs showing my finished bike !! Now to get it back together and on the road !...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3,143
Views: 1,027,935
Posted By primov8

Loving the cool air this morning. Great to be...

Loving the cool air this morning. Great to be back on the Helix.

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11-01-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 3,911,745
Posted By mikehuangsd

a 1x drop-bar gravel conversion on a 2007 Trek...

a 1x drop-bar gravel conversion on a 2007 Trek 7.3FX hybrid that I finished TODAY!

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10-13-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,468
Posted By Maelochs

Mine don't last either .... in fact I generally...

Mine don't last either .... in fact I generally only get one use out of them.
Forum: Fatbikes
09-17-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,677
Posted By pipeliner

The rolling resistance of tubes in a large tire...

The rolling resistance of tubes in a large tire at low pressure is significant. I had two fat bikes set up for sand riding, one with tubes and one without. Anyone could tell the difference right away...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 21,304
Posted By krakhaus

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they...

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they say you can't ride with them, but you do anyway, then you crash. I think you made their point quite well.
06-07-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 3,911,745
Posted By Wilbur76

Converted this OG 1994 Stumpy to 1x10 dropbar. I...

Converted this OG 1994 Stumpy to 1x10 dropbar. I call it The Warthog. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,491
Posted By babyboomer

My experience has been that posting to a forum...

My experience has been that posting to a forum attracts the usual cast of characters. Fortunately, most of them want to help. Then there are the others.

Obviously you didn't stumble into this...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3,143
Views: 1,027,935
Posted By chaadster

Finally finished and ready for some dirt work! ...

Finally finished and ready for some dirt work!


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Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3,143
Views: 1,027,935
Posted By bikejrff

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No. 22 Bicycle Great Divide
03-29-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,287
Posted By mstateglfr

It has been about 3 months since the last time...

It has been about 3 months since the last time the definition and parameters of 'gravel' were senselessly argued over. Seems as good a time as any to drag this dead horse back out and beat it some...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 397,348
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.
...
03-19-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,537
Posted By OddJack

After some research I ordered these : SHIMANO...

After some research I ordered these : SHIMANO DEORE XT PD-M8020

I like the wider contact area. Right now on eBay for $81.90 coming from Hong Kong.
03-17-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,995
Posted By mstateglfr

Breaking in tires isnt something I have ever...

Breaking in tires isnt something I have ever thought to do, read about, or heard is necessary. Just make sure they hold air then ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,052
Posted By guachi

Saddle, saddle, saddle, saddle. Nothing like...

Saddle, saddle, saddle, saddle.

Nothing like doing my one and only outdoor century and having numbness for three weeks afterward. The saddle was fine for 2.5 hour rides but I think spending lots...
02-23-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,826
Posted By jfranci3

Modern hydroformed AL is as good as carbon these...

Modern hydroformed AL is as good as carbon these days. The carbon can be made into fancier shapes. Anyway....the better groupset and brakes all day here.
02-06-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 3,911,745
Posted By Hiro11

New/old cross bike purchased used last month from...

New/old cross bike purchased used last month from the Pro's Closet as nothing is in stock. If this happens to be your old bike: thanks. It has evidently been well maintained and came to me in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By compL33Tazn

Just an update in case anyone else faces a...

Just an update in case anyone else faces a similar issue. I got my CNC designs made and they're an almost perfect replacement to the original.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 37,056
Posted By Andy Somnifac

There was a Lynskey R210 Custom built up with...

There was a Lynskey R210 Custom built up with Ultegra 6600 in a local shop many years (2010? 2011? something like that) ago. I have no idea who'd ordered it and why a custom-ordered frame was on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,345
Posted By WhyFi

Because I've pointed out that you're casting...

Because I've pointed out that you're casting aspersions from a position of ignorance?

I've ridden 10k+ miles with a Varia and have been passed by tens (hundreds?) of thousands of cars in that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,141
Posted By RChung

Many head units use the term "calibration" to...

Many head units use the term "calibration" to mean "tare" or "zero the torque value." When power meter manufacturers use the term "calibration" they mean to set the power meter's "slope calibration."...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 76,519
Posted By simonaway427

Dude, its a chain...if it gets f'd up, buy a new...

Dude, its a chain...if it gets f'd up, buy a new one.

Anything from Pamolive to Simple Green...as long as it cuts the grease, you're good to go as long as you lube it afterwards.
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