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Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-24, 09:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 747
Posted By Sy Reene

I suspect that both tires grip just fine to the...

I suspect that both tires grip just fine to the leaves and mud. It's the leaves and mud that don't stay put :)
05-20-24, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Sy Reene

Cool story. Is there a question here, or just a...

Cool story. Is there a question here, or just a story?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-24, 10:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 699
Posted By Sy Reene

People read the word commuting, and immediate...

People read the word commuting, and immediate assumption is it includes cities and traffic. It doesn't have to though.
05-19-24, 06:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,118
Posted By Sy Reene

Stay away from Epic Ride.. supposedly one of the...

Stay away from Epic Ride.. supposedly one of the worst options

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1721x895/zf_lube_701c16bfdfd4dcfb7b2e4c8761fb75ccf8d52cfe.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-24, 11:39 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,559
Posted By Sy Reene

Well, you could ask, what claims (implied or...

Well, you could ask, what claims (implied or otherwise) are being made that justify the $1700 upcharge for a Domane SLR vs SL? I'd hazard that most people would think that at least some of that...
05-04-24, 09:25 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,586
Posted By Sy Reene

Or maybe the blue lines are the bike lane......

Or maybe the blue lines are the bike lane... looks wide enough for pretty much any bike tire. :-)...
04-29-24, 10:07 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,586
Posted By Sy Reene

For all of your mentioned modes of transport,...

For all of your mentioned modes of transport, they wear lycra up north?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-24, 05:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,559
Posted By Sy Reene

A lb seems like a lot, considering that not only...

A lb seems like a lot, considering that not only is a 50cm frame smaller than the 56cm reference, but it also has 4cm narrower handlebars, 2cm shorter stem and a 4cm shorter seatpost. Interestingly...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-24, 05:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,679
Posted By Sy Reene

It's gotta be the shoes. ...

It's gotta be the shoes.

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04-23-24, 05:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,940
Posted By Sy Reene

We're talking about a few psi. This will not...

We're talking about a few psi. This will not make the tire harder to manipulate and needing to therefore use tools you wouldn't need otherwise. Partially inflating the tube this tiny bit, also...
04-13-24, 07:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,480
Posted By Sy Reene

Completely unfounded, but if I bothered to get a...

Completely unfounded, but if I bothered to get a carbon railed saddle, I do believe I'd be less wary if my saddle clamp was of the style that has a longer platform that the rails sit within (left...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 04:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,928
Posted By Sy Reene

Sorry... you lost me with the Specialized on...

Sorry... you lost me with the Specialized on Cannondale thing from the get-go. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-24, 04:56 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 18,954
Posted By Sy Reene

On the flip side, it seems that you're not...

On the flip side, it seems that you're not supposed to use CO2 cartridges with TPU, so in an emergency you're back to old-school having to use and bring a pump. And since you're tubeless especially,...
03-30-24, 04:50 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 20,617
Posted By Sy Reene

What's the point of counterfeiting a KMC chain,...

What's the point of counterfeiting a KMC chain, or put another way, what's the point of of KMC chains -- their cost seems very comparable versus the dedicated system manufacturers.

KMC cheapest...
03-24-24, 04:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,003
Posted By Sy Reene

Are the neighbors ok with you riding thru their...

Are the neighbors ok with you riding thru their backyards?
03-24-24, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By Sy Reene

Nominal size differences vs reality, are often a...

Nominal size differences vs reality, are often a function of Euro brands offering 7 sizes of fit, and US-centric brands only offering 5-6.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-24, 06:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,409
Posted By Sy Reene

fwiw, Pirelli has the 4S versions of their tires...

fwiw, Pirelli has the 4S versions of their tires that are specifically made to offer a bit better grip.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-24, 04:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,875
Posted By Sy Reene

Just don't join this ride, or We're Going to Yell...

Just don't join this ride, or We're Going to Yell at You (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/200479-we-re-going-yell-you.html?ispreloading=1)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-24, 12:53 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 24,705
Posted By Sy Reene

Are you referring to circumstances though where...

Are you referring to circumstances though where you all had support vehicles, which presumably could have had an inexhaustible supply of backup wheels already set up with tubular tires on them? What...
03-23-24, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,090
Posted By Sy Reene

It seems a bit deceptive, doesn't it, to sell...

It seems a bit deceptive, doesn't it, to sell these as Bontrager brand items :foo:
...
03-23-24, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,090
Posted By Sy Reene

Any way to use one of these by itself to lock...

Any way to use one of these by itself to lock frame, plus both QR wheels to a fixed rack or post? I'm thinking you'd still need something like this to secure the other wheel.
...
03-22-24, 05:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,592
Posted By Sy Reene

for non generic, but really not too much more...

for non generic, but really not too much more money, 3M 8898 or 8896 strapping tapes are often mentioned for tubeless setup.
03-22-24, 05:24 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,748
Posted By Sy Reene

Lot of comparison between bike and car tires. ...

Lot of comparison between bike and car tires. Much easier to question why Conti bike tires are much more expensive than other brands' premium tire.
I was going thru this page at Excel. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-24, 05:42 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 24,705
Posted By Sy Reene

Next up.. rebel against proprietary seatpost...

Next up.. rebel against proprietary seatpost shapes and screwy clamping mechanisms.
03-17-24, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,356
Posted By Sy Reene

Interesting option here, if it's just for the...

Interesting option here, if it's just for the spring clips:
https://nextcleat.com/#shopify-section-template--21130397778228__home-promotion-1
03-15-24, 10:03 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,120
Posted By Sy Reene

or they have a smartphone with Uber app on it.

or they have a smartphone with Uber app on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-24, 07:11 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 24,705
Posted By Sy Reene

Not that I think ETRTO has a lock on fully...

Not that I think ETRTO has a lock on fully understanding everything, but per the same chart referenced earlier, the max PSI for a 30mm tire is supposedly the same as for a 34mm tire, which is 65psi....
03-09-24, 08:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,539
Posted By Sy Reene

This is bigger than Wavecel. Must be...

This is bigger than Wavecel. Must be revolutionary
02-28-24, 07:50 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,421
Posted By Sy Reene

I'd shoot an email off to Canyon and tell them...

I'd shoot an email off to Canyon and tell them your concern, along the lines that you're interested in their bike, but checking inventory of replacement parts, some aren't even listed for sale on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-24, 04:52 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 24,705
Posted By Sy Reene

In this instance, Giant is playing the same...

In this instance, Giant is playing the same marketing game that Zipp does. They created a calculator that works down from the max weight that the wheels can handle and puts the ETRTO max (eg. 73psi)...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-24, 04:29 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 24,705
Posted By Sy Reene

This isn't a bad rundown of the pros/cons of...

This isn't a bad rundown of the pros/cons of hooked vs hookless:
https://www.lightbicycle.com/newsletter/hooked-vs-hookless-bead-type-explained.html
02-24-24, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 953
Posted By Sy Reene

Carbon and Aluminum wheels are pretty common. ...

Carbon and Aluminum wheels are pretty common. Steel is pretty rare, and I've never heard of any brand of Ti wheel.
02-23-24, 06:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sy Reene

Vittoria Revolution Tech ...

Vittoria Revolution Tech
https://www.jensonusa.com/Vittoria-Revolution-Tech-G20-Tire
02-08-24, 05:25 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,421
Posted By Sy Reene

Someone should start up a website devoted to...

Someone should start up a website devoted to Proprietary Parts Swaps
02-07-24, 07:45 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,038
Posted By Sy Reene

hmm.. 4.62197 x 7.5 = 34.66.. awfully close. ...

hmm.. 4.62197 x 7.5 = 34.66.. awfully close. Coincidence?
02-04-24, 05:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,771
Posted By Sy Reene

Really? Who'd you buy them from? :lol:

Really? Who'd you buy them from? :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-24, 07:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,112
Posted By Sy Reene

You must love it a lot to set up this quite...

You must love it a lot to set up this quite professional photo shoot of it. :-)
01-27-24, 09:44 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,516
Posted By Sy Reene

Probably most have seen this article.. but worth...

Probably most have seen this article.. but worth bringing out again. Each tire width, combined with each rider's weight, combined with each ridden surface type, would have their own ideal optimum...
01-23-24, 05:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,591
Posted By Sy Reene

I've done it with my Ti Merlin hangar. Not that...

I've done it with my Ti Merlin hangar. Not that big a deal. As mentioned do small things, test and continue. Don't go for a homerun on the first attempt.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-24, 06:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,669
Posted By Sy Reene

I do perceive here a divided duty Merging...

I do perceive here a divided duty

Merging the 2 models and their names makes sense ;-)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-24, 06:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,669
Posted By Sy Reene

We can only hope this trend continues. Because...

We can only hope this trend continues. Because of course it means that the manufacturers can cut their R&D budgets in half, while also concentrating and tooling for 1 model in their production...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-24, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 820
Posted By Sy Reene

Shoes don't come with cleats attached. You can...

Shoes don't come with cleats attached. You can attach Delta, SPDSL, WahooSpeedplay etc..
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-24, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,831
Posted By Sy Reene

A bit more $ but clearance complete Ti bike: ...

A bit more $ but clearance complete Ti bike: https://lynskeyperformance.com/road-special-shimano-105-hdr-r7020-2x11/
01-01-24, 04:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,284
Posted By Sy Reene

So if I understand, there'd be this forum perhaps...

So if I understand, there'd be this forum perhaps renamed, "General Cycling on Not CF", and another new one proposed which would be for "General Cycling on Carbon Fiber"?
12-30-23, 10:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,571
Posted By Sy Reene

In general, I'd agree with the chart, but...

In general, I'd agree with the chart, but personally never bothered with arm/leg warmers. E.g. in the 40-50 range, I'd be with a long sleeve jersey and bib knickers. I do realize though that these...
12-29-23, 07:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,167
Posted By Sy Reene

and not to be confused with DaveSSS

and not to be confused with DaveSSS
12-27-23, 05:17 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,499
Posted By Sy Reene

We don't want you to leave you surprised. ...

We don't want you to leave you surprised.

The term "cockpit" has its roots in the nautical world, where it originally referred to a sunken space on a ship's deck from which the vessel was steered...
12-25-23, 07:23 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,499
Posted By Sy Reene

Anyone tried poached kerfuffle with avocado on...

Anyone tried poached kerfuffle with avocado on brioche?
12-23-23, 05:33 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,499
Posted By Sy Reene

It was theoretically fashionable to have your...

It was theoretically fashionable to have your cockpit be of one brand. So some definitions of cockpit be seatpost/saddle/stem and bars. Ie. every tubed item that isn't the frame. Now most stuff is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-23, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By Sy Reene

Is the chain falling off to the outside or inside...

Is the chain falling off to the outside or inside of the big chainring?
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