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06-21-24, 04:20 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 8,866
Posted By sean.hwy

I bought two wheel sets from lightbicycle. The...

I bought two wheel sets from lightbicycle. The first for road no holes and I think it's great. Been several year now. I don't know how much of pain it is going to replace a broken spoke though. I...
06-20-24, 05:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,514
Posted By sean.hwy

I have been running the grx 2x with the cassette...

I have been running the grx 2x with the cassette at 11-40T for years. It's well documented.

https://www.bikeforums.net/22222777-post12.html
03-31-24, 03:53 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,497
Posted By sean.hwy

The ones that do list weights will just specify...

The ones that do list weights will just specify frame size. Usually size med. I know Ibis, Specialized and Santa Cruz list their weights.
03-24-24, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By sean.hwy

There's no way I could ever make a profit if I...

There's no way I could ever make a profit if I rented a shop, inventory, insurance, yada yada. Been there done that with my auto mechanic shop.

This more like just helping 10 to 20 people but not...
03-24-24, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By sean.hwy

I see. thank you.

I see. thank you.
03-21-24, 08:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,009
Posted By sean.hwy

Pro Bike Tool CO2 Inflator - Quick & Easy ...

Pro Bike Tool CO2 Inflator - Quick & Easy
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076DNP3FR/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1


When the work they are amazing.

Between me and all the...
03-21-24, 08:49 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,009
Posted By sean.hwy

I had this one before. $22 113 grams ...

I had this one before.

$22 113 grams
Lezyne Sport Drive HV Bicycle Hand Pump, 90psi, Gravel, Mountain Bike, Presta and Schrader Valve, High Volume...
03-13-24, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By sean.hwy

You can buy a used Ibis Hakka for 2000 to 2700...

You can buy a used Ibis Hakka for 2000 to 2700 ish. That frame is 1000g. The bike with a grx 1x setup came in at 18.2 lbs.

A few places have them on sale with sram for about 3500+ ish

If you...
03-13-24, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By sean.hwy

It's pretty hard to sell a bike now unless you...

It's pretty hard to sell a bike now unless you want to discount it a lot now. Your nephew is going to be very happy with that bike. Lucky guy!

I just bought that exact bike a few months ago. The...
03-11-24, 08:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,275
Posted By sean.hwy

That's probably more function of the phone that...

That's probably more function of the phone that you are using. They can only calculate speed and distance with the data they are given.

I have used strava on my phone, garmin bike computer,...
02-18-24, 10:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,237
Posted By sean.hwy

150mm are they sit and spinners? From I read for...

150mm are they sit and spinners? From I read for road bikes there is no lose in power if you are sitting and spinning.

The longer arms have advantage for instant power ( say like getting over a...
02-13-24, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By sean.hwy

I have done something similar to this. I step...

I have done something similar to this. I step down on tire close to the rim and pull up on the rim.

something like this
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvZPnd7x77o
02-03-24, 05:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,718
Posted By sean.hwy

still trying to hit 200ftp here.

still trying to hit 200ftp here.
09-22-23, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3,688
Views: 1,041,171
Posted By sean.hwy

left to right blur xc hakka gravel bike ( was...

left to right
blur xc
hakka gravel bike ( was dual purpose gravel/road until I purchased the teammachine )
bmc teammachine alr2 road bike
pure cycles single speed ( just bought this one a few...
08-29-23, 04:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,831
Posted By sean.hwy

Seems like if I am in something that requires...

Seems like if I am in something that requires more than 32/38mm gravel slick on my drop bar gravel bike it does not matter what tire I put it on I would much rather be on my xc blur mountain bike.
08-03-23, 01:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,211
Posted By sean.hwy

that's always worked for me also. I have changed...

that's always worked for me also. I have changed so many crankset, chainrings, 1x to 2x and back etc..
07-24-23, 01:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,211
Posted By sean.hwy

3 in 1 is pretty cheap and meant for chains ...

3 in 1 is pretty cheap and meant for chains


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07-01-23, 10:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,199
Posted By sean.hwy

I have not found any use for my motorcycle gear...

I have not found any use for my motorcycle gear for cycling.
06-09-23, 12:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,196
Posted By sean.hwy

I almost ran over a snake today at calero. I...

I almost ran over a snake today at calero. I have seen so many snakes the last month and the occasional turtle.
05-24-23, 07:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,117
Posted By sean.hwy

If you are asking this question and have no clue...

If you are asking this question and have no clue what you bought it's probably going to be the fastest tire you ever owned.

It will also get more flats :-0

Enjoy the speed until your first flat...
05-23-23, 05:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,944
Posted By sean.hwy

I am paid strava user. It's not turn by like you...

I am paid strava user. It's not turn by like you are used to from google maps or apple maps.

You get a map with a blue dot showing your location and it's up to you to keep the blue dot on the red...
05-17-23, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By sean.hwy

If you already own high quality side cutter like...

If you already own high quality side cutter like this it will work fine.
knipex / klein etc...
...
05-11-23, 09:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,710
Posted By sean.hwy

probably close to 29.9 lbs after all is said and...

probably close to 29.9 lbs after all is said and done. I am so glad I have 1000g frame though because I was too close to weighing like a full sus mtb at 30+ lbs.
05-08-23, 01:40 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,134
Posted By sean.hwy

No, I wish people we would stop calling them...

No, I wish people we would stop calling them bicycles. They are really pedal assist motorcycles. They are fine on public roads. They should be required to get a license like a motorcycle or moped.
...
05-07-23, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,571
Posted By sean.hwy

First ride for her on the conversion. She was...

First ride for her on the conversion. She was faster down hill & the hills she had to walk down with her drop bar gravel bike she easily went down with the flat bar gravel bike.
That was to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-23, 08:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,392
Posted By sean.hwy

I run flat pedal shoes on my road/gravel bike. I...

I run flat pedal shoes on my road/gravel bike. I recommend 510 Pro shoes and pedals that are 100mm by 100mm or bigger. I find the smaller pedals don't offer enough support over long rides that you...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-23, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By sean.hwy

Since you are not going to care about head angle...

Since you are not going to care about head angle if one bike is going on the trainer looks like all it would take to make them similar in feel is get the correct length stem with the correct angle...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-23, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 405,143
Posted By sean.hwy

I have bought several times from Light Bicycle....

I have bought several times from Light Bicycle. They have always been top notch. Response is fast. Product as described.

As long as you buy and deal with Light Bicycle you will get great service....
03-10-23, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,874
Posted By sean.hwy

He used to love the trailer rides. He would hop...

He used to love the trailer rides. He would hop right in the trailer whenever I asked him to go for a ride. We went several times a week. Strava shows 30 rides from 10/9 until 11/20. When he got his...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-23, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 961,339
Posted By sean.hwy

Trek and Santa Cruz bikes on sale. ...

Trek and Santa Cruz bikes on sale.


https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/

https://www.santacruzbicycles.com/en-US
02-19-23, 11:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,717
Posted By sean.hwy

I have never found a good pedal that does both. ...

I have never found a good pedal that does both. The flat side is always inferior to a dedicated flat pedal.
02-16-23, 01:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,617
Posted By sean.hwy

If you can afford N + 1 bikes get a full...

If you can afford N + 1 bikes get a full suspension MTB bike. By the time you put huge heavy tires and low psi you are going so slow you don't need the aero drop bars might as well just be on a flat...
02-16-23, 12:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,834
Posted By sean.hwy

If you ride gravel/MTB trails the bigger front...

If you ride gravel/MTB trails the bigger front tire would help roll over things like a mullet setup on a MTB bike.

For a road bike seems like the smaller tire up front would help with the aero and...
02-02-23, 06:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,071
Posted By sean.hwy

I went from a 48/32 to a 40/28. I had to lower...

I went from a 48/32 to a 40/28. I had to lower the front derailleur. Swapped praxis BB for wheels mfg that worked with T47 and 24mm spindle. Since I lowered the front derailleur all adjustments...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 08:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,265
Posted By sean.hwy

Aetho's is a pretty bike. If I ever sell my Ibis...

Aetho's is a pretty bike. If I ever sell my Ibis MX. I want to buy a crux. Since I don't ride my bike's naked ( I mean the bike with no bags, tools, co2, pump, inner tubes etc... ) and I don't have...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2,239
Views: 578,290
Posted By sean.hwy

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01-12-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,434
Posted By sean.hwy

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01-12-23, 03:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,071
Posted By sean.hwy

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ibis_01_day_1_1afa9e73c5809fb88c4805fed83a321a2798a93c.jpg...
01-01-23, 03:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 918
Posted By sean.hwy

40-28T like I mentioned before. I installed...

40-28T like I mentioned before.

I installed the M785 crankset on my ibis. I run it with 11-36T with my road wheel set and 11-40T with my gravel wheel set. I did not have any of the issues you...
12-26-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,900
Posted By sean.hwy

post #34 ...

post #34 https://www.bikeforums.net/22749625-post34.html

ha-ha probably the funniest thing I read on bikeforums....


:roflmao2::beer:
12-12-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,131
Posted By sean.hwy

this ^^^ back in 2020 I was looking to buy...

this ^^^

back in 2020 I was looking to buy used I could never get anyone close to what bbb listed. I think the values of BBB probably would have been accurate pre-covid I am guessing (never used...
12-09-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,792
Posted By sean.hwy

flat pedals are better for: If you doing real...

flat pedals are better for:
If you doing real technical stuff going up hill when you get down to 1 to 2 mph you want to be able to dab/put your foot down.
If you are doing a very narrow single...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,765
Posted By sean.hwy

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1233x471/screenshot_amazon_b4ca6833b37c38068eaa6c100f688ff18f4f6a7f.png


Amazon is almost aliexpress now :/

Most of the time when I search...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 02:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,765
Posted By sean.hwy

I can't tell the difference between kmc, shimano,...

I can't tell the difference between kmc, shimano, durace, sram chains and I usually have 3 on rotations. I soak my chains to clean them so I need a few chains.

Maybe if I only used one chain I...
11-18-22, 01:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,639
Posted By sean.hwy

smells like an ad

smells like an ad
11-14-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,463
Posted By sean.hwy

https://darntough.com/

https://darntough.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,141
Posted By sean.hwy

size med ( size 54 ) the only thing I...

size med ( size 54 )

the only thing I changed was carbon wheel set with road tires in the top picture. Rest 100% stock. I had a systemsix at the same time as this bike. Sure the aero bike was a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-22, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,141
Posted By sean.hwy

Check out gravel bikes also. They tend to be more...

Check out gravel bikes also. They tend to be more upright. You can put a wider more cushy road tire on etc.. Have easy gears for climbing etc... I loved my Cannondale Topstone.

You can see how...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-22, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 961,339
Posted By sean.hwy

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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...
11-01-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,613
Posted By sean.hwy

The GRX 810 can handle at least 11-40T in a 2x...

The GRX 810 can handle at least 11-40T in a 2x setup. That's what I have run the last two years. So it can easily handle 11-40T in a 1x setup.

If you want to go bigger than 40T with GRX 810 you...
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