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06-14-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,024
Posted By Razorrock

Here is something I have noticed. I fill 2...

Here is something I have noticed.

I fill 2 polar type bottles with ice from home then top off with water, so probably 1/4 water 3/4 ice. I drink from one until it is empty. a lot of times there is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By Razorrock

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x900/image_a691c36b5c65ff16b97d9a0d4839fe99e413802f.png
Sirrus 4.0 meets your specs but it's $1,400 and good luck finding one.
05-14-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By Razorrock

Get some padded riding shorts or padded underwear...

Get some padded riding shorts or padded underwear to wear under regular shorts.

I wear full kit when I ride but when I ride with the family I wear padded tights under regular shorts. Last week I...
05-13-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By Razorrock

I ghost ride the third just in case one gets...

I ghost ride the third just in case one gets stolen:lol:

My 10 year old is also with us..
05-11-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By Razorrock

Thanks Snotrub, sounds a lot like what i'm used...

Thanks Snotrub, sounds a lot like what i'm used too. I read these post on here how people have to lock their bikes up with 3 different locks and wasn't sure what that area is like.

We're staying...
05-11-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By Razorrock

Advice on locks for Colorado trip

I'm going to Colorado Springs & Estes Park this summer with the wife and bikes. We would ride to restaurants and such. How bad is bike theft there and what locks would you recommend. I would need to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,279
Posted By Razorrock

I think this is more of a Ti thing. When I first...

I think this is more of a Ti thing. When I first got a Titanium bike I cleaned and put a coat of wax on it like I had done on all of my previous bikes, but it would show finger prints and sweat...
04-02-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Razorrock

Either of those bikes will be fine. Just keep an...

Either of those bikes will be fine. Just keep an eye on the rear wheel, specifically where the spoke goes into the rim. They will start to pull on the rim eventually and a crack will form. Once you...
02-15-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,380
Posted By Razorrock

I would say that Hydraulic Disc is the game...

I would say that Hydraulic Disc is the game changer. anything with a cable is not in the same class.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,060
Posted By Razorrock

How much elevation are you doing? For me doing...

How much elevation are you doing? For me doing 40-50 miles within 16/17 mph is no problem with 2,000 ft of elevation, but change that to 4,000 ft and I would struggle to hang with the group. Granted...
01-29-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,637
Posted By Razorrock

Following up with the fix if anyone else has this...

Following up with the fix if anyone else has this problem.
No matter what I did it would say "Bluetooth LE connection was interrupted. Try connecting again" with the e-tube app.

I went into my...
01-27-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,637
Posted By Razorrock

When I first set it up, it made me add/change the...

When I first set it up, it made me add/change the passcode. Now when I try it has never made it far enough to ask for one.

I have tried both ways, logging in and not. Both ways sees the DI2 but...
01-27-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,637
Posted By Razorrock

DI2 won't connect to E tube

I added an EW-WU111 wireless unit to my Ultegra DI2 bike. Loaded E-TUBE on my iPhone and connected no problem. I have a Garmin computer that is connected as well.
Been riding for awhile with no...
12-22-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,697
Posted By Razorrock

I had the same thing happen while fishing. This...

I had the same thing happen while fishing. This big fly kept buzzing around me. Didn't think much about it until it bit me through my t-shirt!

I've been stung several times on bike rides. One flew...
12-09-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,832
Posted By Razorrock

Last September a man died while riding the Big...

Last September a man died while riding the Big Dam 100 ride in Little Rock AR. Had a flat on a down hill section and lost control. He was the president of a local cycling club.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 855,596
Posted By Razorrock

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1081/litespeed_2_beadecbe5635ecfd456a5e1877153ec95291f1fd.jpg
12-08-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 3,540,381
Posted By Razorrock

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x900/litespeed_1_8fd376a2faee4af3f30c39acd83cc69a624f2f85.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By Razorrock

Di2 ready and internal wiring are 2 different...

Di2 ready and internal wiring are 2 different things. All the bars listed above only have a hole in the last couple of inches by the bar ends. the wire runs on top of the bar, from the hole and to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By Razorrock

Cheap integrated DI2 wiring handle bars

I've got a DI2 set up with the junction box under the stem right now. I've purchased the EW-RS910 bar end junction and EW-WU111 wireless unit. I plan on placing the wireless unit in the bars. I have...
09-28-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,738
Posted By Razorrock

Teaching my kid to ride a bike when he was 6. Got...

Teaching my kid to ride a bike when he was 6. Got tired of jogging around the neighborhood to keep up and dragged my 20 yr old mtn bike out of the shed. Instantly fell back in love with cycling....
09-22-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,166
Posted By Razorrock

I have the ultimate Fred shoes I wear. New...

I have the ultimate Fred shoes I wear. New Balance 1500T2. Running shoes with flat tread and a Boa closure. You can even order in Wide widths.

If you want firm non flexing soles don't get them. I...
09-22-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,827
Posted By Razorrock

You guys are forgetting about the conservation of...

You guys are forgetting about the conservation of energy. I may use more energy climbing but nobody beats my fat butt down the hill. When i'm in group rides, everyone is tucked but i'm sitting...
09-10-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By Razorrock

Not sure if you checked out the Litespeed...

Not sure if you checked out the Litespeed Ultimate Gravel. They have a decent sale going on right now. It shows 45mm on 700c & 2.0 on 650B.

I just got in my Litespeed Cherohala last week that I...
08-28-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Razorrock

Thanks guys, that's what I figured. Can't wait to...

Thanks guys, that's what I figured. Can't wait to get off work to go play!
08-28-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Razorrock

Waxing a Ti Bike

I'm getting in a new Litespeed. First Ti bike I've had. On my other painted bikes I always put on a coat of wax before first ride to make washing in the future easier. Do I need to do this with...
08-25-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,994
Posted By Razorrock

I went from a "fast" hybrid to a drop bar bike a...

I went from a "fast" hybrid to a drop bar bike a couple of years ago. Like you, I could hang with a lot of the local road rides. The deciding factor for me was fighting the wind. I ride mostly solo...
08-14-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,971
Posted By Razorrock

Litespeed, made in Chattanooga, TN.

Litespeed, made in Chattanooga, TN.
08-10-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,997
Posted By Razorrock

E-Bike takes down Simon Cowell

ABC News (https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/simon-cowell-accident-renews-bike-safety-concerns-sales/story?id=72269495)

Crazy sounding accident. Simon Cowell brakes his back in multiple places in his...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27,046
Views: 17,293,722
Posted By Razorrock

Hot!

Hot!
06-24-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Razorrock

I use the Neoprene covers over sneakers all the...

I use the Neoprene covers over sneakers all the time. Just order the largest size. non-cycling shoes are usually bulkier.
Shoe Covers...
06-24-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,014
Posted By Razorrock

Don't mean to derail this thread but Every time...

Don't mean to derail this thread but
Every time I remove my rear tire I have to adjust the rear derailleur to get shifting back to perfect. Is that a common problem with QR's? or am I not fully...
05-05-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,466
Posted By Razorrock

flipped the stem. went from -6 to +6 degrees. ...

flipped the stem. went from -6 to +6 degrees.

The nice thing about the bike fit is I have a nice sheet with all the numbers so when I buy the next bike I have something to go with other than...
05-05-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,466
Posted By Razorrock

Here's my story. Rode Mtn bikes in 90's-00's. 5...

Here's my story. Rode Mtn bikes in 90's-00's. 5 years ago decided to pick up cycling again. wanted to ride on paved MUP's and roads. Bought a Sirrus "Flat bar road bike". Loved it. after a couple...
02-24-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Razorrock

New Chain. 4,300 miles on bike. Replaced...

New Chain. 4,300 miles on bike.

Replaced chain within last 500 miles. no change in shifting.
02-24-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Razorrock

Trouble with 105 shifting

I have a drop bar bike with Shimano 105 ST-RS505 shifters. In the last year it has gotten progressively worse shifting. here is the problem. I can adjust (turn the adjuster at rear derailleur) to...
02-18-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,437
Posted By Razorrock

I bought a pair of their Bib fleece lined tights...

I bought a pair of their Bib fleece lined tights this winter. I haven't worn my Gore windblocker tights since then that cost 4X as much.
02-06-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,124
Posted By Razorrock

I got my kid the Cannondale quick 20 and swapped...

I got my kid the Cannondale quick 20 and swapped out the twist shift with trigger shifter. He is on the smaller size and I really liked the 19lb weight compared to bikes with a front shock that put...
02-05-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,997
Posted By Razorrock

Guess i'm the only person that has one. I have...

Guess i'm the only person that has one. I have the Speedster gravel 10 2018. My needs are probably much different than other posters in this forum. I wanted an endurance road bike with hydraulic disc...
02-04-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,038
Posted By Razorrock

Arkansas passed a new bike law last summer....

Arkansas passed a new bike law last summer. Cyclist can treat a stop light like a stop sign and stop sign as a yield sign.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,037
Posted By Razorrock

My bike came with Schwalbe G One all around tires...

My bike came with Schwalbe G One all around tires 700x35. I ride 95% pavement. I wasn't all that impressed with them. Changed to Grand Prix 4 season's 700X32. 3,000 plus miles later still no flats...
01-29-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,916
Posted By Razorrock

It's pretty frustrating when you agree on a price...

It's pretty frustrating when you agree on a price and they don't show up with exact change. Was selling something for $180 (I always try to make it a multiple of 20 to make it easy) and he shows up...
01-21-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 3,540,381
Posted By Razorrock

Nice! I really like the paint scheme.

Nice! I really like the paint scheme.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,684
Posted By Razorrock

I think we may be splitting hairs on 1/2 or 1/3....

I think we may be splitting hairs on 1/2 or 1/3. what's the difference, maybe a foot. I wish the roads I ride looked as nice as the one in the OP. Roads here are wore down where the car tires ride so...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,684
Posted By Razorrock

I'm with bbbean on this. If you hug the side...

I'm with bbbean on this. If you hug the side around here cars just scrape by even if the opposite lane is completely empty. I always ride the middle and stay there if oncoming traffic is approaching....
01-10-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,345
Posted By Razorrock

This is what I am not understanding. Say I have a...

This is what I am not understanding. Say I have a smart tv or Apple TV puck, Firestick, etc. And I have a Kickr Core smart trainer. How do I get this all communicating so I can ride with the tv...
01-10-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,345
Posted By Razorrock

This is what I've been looking at. My question is...

This is what I've been looking at. My question is TV connectivity. I obviously have wifi, but how does the Zwift control the TV?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,650
Posted By Razorrock

I'm a fat dude way over your weight. I run GP4000...

I'm a fat dude way over your weight. I run GP4000 32mm on my road/gravel bike. I run 60-80 in rear and 40-60 in front. (start at high pressure and add air when lower pressure is reached) never had...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,362
Posted By Razorrock

I hear this a lot on here but am curious what...

I hear this a lot on here but am curious what brand bikes do you buy? Assuming you are buying new. From what I see I can't buy Trek, Specialized, Giant, Scott, or Cannondale without picking it up...
12-06-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,371
Posted By Razorrock

I'm bigger than the OP. I would ride the stock...

I'm bigger than the OP. I would ride the stock wheel until you have a problem. I have never broke a spoke but after a year or so (3,000-5,000) I will start to see where the nipple is pulling and...
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