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Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-23, 01:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,004
Posted By Zaskar

The requisite garage door pic: My road bikes...

The requisite garage door pic:

My road bikes have been black on black on black for the past 14 years. It was time for a change.
To do:
- Swap 42mm bar for 44mm
- Cut steer tube, remove two...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 444
Posted By scottfsmith

Another rider here that is enjoying the Conti...

Another rider here that is enjoying the Conti GP5000 S TR 30c tubeless. I got them right when they came out and had only one flat which sealed well enough. The durability seems fine 2000 miles or so...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-23, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 444
Posted By msu2001la

I've not noticed any difference in durability...

I've not noticed any difference in durability between the Conti GP5000 S TR and the GP5000 TL. I rode a pair of S TR's throughout 2022 and put several thousand miles on them without a single flat.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-23, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 444
Posted By Sy Reene

I'd look at the Vittoria N.EXT as well -- it...

I'd look at the Vittoria N.EXT as well -- it seems pretty favorably reviewed for speed and grip.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-23, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 444
Posted By msu2001la

The newer Conti GP 5000 S TR is very easy to...

The newer Conti GP 5000 S TR is very easy to install on my Zipp 303S rims - no tools needed. I would avoid the older TL version of this tire, which ride great but was extremely difficult to mount....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-23, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 444
Posted By Caliwild

Been very happy with my Enve SES tires in a...

Been very happy with my Enve SES tires in a 700x29 (they also come in 700x31)... https://www.enve.com/product/ses-road-tire/
But you can't go wrong with the recommendations above as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-23, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 797
Posted By DaveSSS

I bought 45mm ZIPP 303s wheels a year ago. ...

I bought 45mm ZIPP 303s wheels a year ago. They're OK, but I ride mountain descents where gusty cross winds are common and I've had some difficulty controlling the bike. Since I don't compete, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,095
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Many gravel bikes are setup 1x, so once I decided...

Many gravel bikes are setup 1x, so once I decided on a GRX 2x bike, it was logical to seek advice from Caliwild, as it turns out that he owns / had owned the top two candidates. We also own the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,095
Posted By Caliwild

Just trying to spread the holiday cheer... ...

Just trying to spread the holiday cheer... Friends don't let friends ride crap bikes ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,462
Posted By Caliwild

SWEET! Yeah, those Enve Foundation 45s are...

SWEET! Yeah, those Enve Foundation 45s are fantastic. I have them on a Bianchi and they're aero, light, and stiff. You can actually get custom decals for them too if you don't like the white. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By Caliwild

every Schwalbe tire Iíve used including the...

every Schwalbe tire Iíve used including the various iterations of the Pro One TLE, has been a lovely ride, but not quite as long lasting or as stable feeling as the Contiís. But not so different as...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,462
Posted By PeteHski

The power of forum peer pressure, LOL!

The power of forum peer pressure, LOL!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,944
Posted By Miles2go

The Conti 5000TL is impossible to mount to Campy...

The Conti 5000TL is impossible to mount to Campy Bora WTO wheels, by hand. Even with levers, you need to take a rest day after the first one. After getting them mounted though, they seated pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,664
Posted By msu2001la

Agreed. Regardless of how we got here, or what...

Agreed. Regardless of how we got here, or what the merits are (or what Chris Froome's mechanic thinks), the industry and general buying public have clearly moved on.

I'd be interested in seeing a...
04-04-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,114
Posted By Koyote

I think there are four hex bolts on each...

I think there are four hex bolts on each horizontal beam. The guys at my shop have a lot of experience with this rack, and assembled it for me; the set the tray positions where (by their experience)...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,980
Posted By sw20

I've always ridden 28s but recently upgraded to...

I've always ridden 28s but recently upgraded to 19mm internal and 27.5mm external wheels. I went with 25s and can say I haven't noticed any difference in comfort whatsoever.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,611
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I think you'd notice the difference. 303s are...

I think you'd notice the difference. 303s are certainly not slow wheels.
03-04-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,049
Views: 270,906
Posted By chaadster

Glad I could help! I made an inquiry with Deda,...

Glad I could help! I made an inquiry with Deda, who put me in touch with their USA distributor, who then put me in touch with Velo Mine shop and a guy named Ben Cole. Try him.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,611
Posted By Mojo31

Actually shouldn't be riding any bikes at all....

Actually shouldn't be riding any bikes at all. Walking and running provide the same training benefit with zero cost except for a good pair of shoes.

And, the shoes and clothing required for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,611
Posted By sfrider

I'm super happy with my ENVE SES DB 3.4's, but I...

I'm super happy with my ENVE SES DB 3.4's, but I think if I bought today I'd go hookless. The 303S is appealing, but personally I think if I'm spending that kind of money to begin with, I'd want at...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,611
Posted By WhyFi

When I was wheel shopping a couple of years ago,...

When I was wheel shopping a couple of years ago, I felt the same way about hookless. LB offered a hookless option, but it was literally a check-box option with no real mention, otherwise, and that...
Forum: Fatbikes
12-26-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,879
Posted By whipnet

I guess this pics makes more sense with the name...

I guess this pics makes more sense with the name of the thread.


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Forum: Fatbikes
12-26-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,879
Posted By whipnet

7 month wait, but finally arrived. ...

7 month wait, but finally arrived.


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11-30-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,473
Posted By indyfabz

Good thing you have that seat bag in case you get...

Good thing you have that seat bag in case you get a flat. Wouldn't want to have to walk home in the cold. :D
08-27-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,033
Posted By Iride01

I'm up for that. But I forget many things though....

I'm up for that. But I forget many things though. I'll try to let you know somehow. I'd probably make another thread like this when I'm in the planning stages of the next.

I'll be out to visit my...
08-27-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,033
Posted By Riveting

I put a reminder on my calendar for next June,...

I put a reminder on my calendar for next June, that should give me enough time to train for it and hopefully get a PR. Some consistent trips up Deer Creek Canyon to the schoolhouse should help.
08-26-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,033
Posted By Riveting

I'd be up for that (pun intended).

I'd be up for that (pun intended).
08-26-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,033
Posted By Riveting

I just attempted a summit from Echo Lake 4 days...

I just attempted a summit from Echo Lake 4 days ago. I made it to 13,100' and had to abort due to 35+ mph gusty crosswinds that were blowing me into the lane of traffic (thankfully no cars were...
08-23-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,033
Posted By Iride01

Ah... missed you by a day. We did pass one...

Ah... missed you by a day. We did pass one cyclist while driving from Idaho Springs to Echo Lake where we started. I was worried about my disc pads being worn, but checked them before leaving home...
08-23-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,033
Posted By friday1970

I just rode this up on the 11th of this month....

I just rode this up on the 11th of this month. What a tough ride for someone coming from the midwest. I stayed near Leadville for 3 nights to acclimate, and it probably wasn't enough. But after a...
08-20-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,435
Posted By prj71

This is discussion is about 27.5+ tires which are...

This is discussion is about 27.5+ tires which are different than 27.5 tires.
08-20-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,435
Posted By prj71

As are bikes that are offered in 27.5+...

As are bikes that are offered in 27.5+ configuration. It was a hot item from about 2016-2019 then faded. Easier and more manufacturing friendly to offer bikes as 29er and state 27.5+ compatibility...
08-16-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,033
Posted By Iride01

Here are my metrics for my ride. On my device, I...

Here are my metrics for my ride. On my device, I did the up and down as one activity. However I selected out the start to the first log point showing me inside the parking lot at the top. So that...
08-16-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,033
Posted By Riveting

Nice!, and good choice doing it on a Thursday,...

Nice!, and good choice doing it on a Thursday, since you probably avoided most of the crowds. In the last ~35,000 miles of riding, the only time I've ever come in contact with a car was while going...
08-13-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,033
Posted By Iride01

I made it!

We rode Mt Evans yesterday, Aug 12. Made it in 2hr 30min moving time. When I get home next week and can get to my computer I'll add some more info. Don't like doing stuff on the tiny screen of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By Broctoon

I’m with Greiselman. Adjust your cleats for...

I’m with Greiselman. Adjust your cleats for comfort. Start with a neutral position, whatever feels natural as soon as you lock into the pedals. If you have some discomfort after a long ride,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,401
Posted By znomit

Oh heck, if doing that for work every day, get an...

Oh heck, if doing that for work every day, get an ebike. There's no shame.
08-05-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,049
Views: 270,906
Posted By Chucky827

Trek

Found my local dealer had a Trek Checkpoint SL 6 in my size and in stock, a great replacement for my Cannondale Quick 4. Mostly ride crappy streets, but looking forward to dirt adventures.
08-05-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,524
Posted By Speedway2

For some that may be a trade willing to be...

For some that may be a trade willing to be made....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,957
Posted By rsbob

I have only done a couple of climbs on Zwift...

I have only done a couple of climbs on Zwift (Alpe de Zwift being one) and I found it rather brutal. Steady climbing with no respite, while sweating up a storm, for me is tough. But then most of...
07-30-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4,713
Views: 370,232
Posted By The Chemist

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Ningguo Temple, Shanghai

Another absolute scorcher today. Air...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,058
Posted By colnago62

My guess is that the team felt this was a...

My guess is that the team felt this was a critical stage and wanted to be able to have the riders be able to give Pogacar a wheel if needed. It is much faster with quick release wheels than disc...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,159
Posted By PeteHski

I actually had the pleasure of riding with...

I actually had the pleasure of riding with Sherwood one time back in the day. Really cool guy and a very good rider. I had an X5 and my wife had an El Salt. Being a mechanical engineer I really...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,047
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I used to do 23s at 110 psi like everybody...

​​​​​​I used to do 23s at 110 psi like everybody else, I'm just as far on 65 to 70 psi 28s now, but a lot more comfortable. 🙂 They feel a lot more planted too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,105
Posted By Doomrider74

Not from what I've heard. Apparently the drive...

Not from what I've heard. Apparently the drive side of the current crank design doesn't play well with power meters. Shane Miller (GP Llama) did a video which is on YT. RChung, who hangs out here,...
07-07-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,817
Posted By WhyFi

If you're after what Speedplay offers, there...

If you're after what Speedplay offers, there isn't really an alternative.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,671
Posted By Gconan

I got caught in a brutal thunderstorm last sumer....

I got caught in a brutal thunderstorm last sumer. It came out of nowhere and plastered me. I had to huddle under some trees as the only shelter around. It went from the hi 90's to very cold as i...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,245
Posted By SoSmellyAir

My new 25 mm GP5K measures just over 7/8" wide...

My new 25 mm GP5K measures just over 7/8" wide after installation on my 17mm internal width Mavic Ksyrium Elite wheel. I am hoping it stretches out with a few more rides. I cannot imagine using a 23...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,277
Posted By LarrySellerz

Nah too many slow freds on that ride

Nah too many slow freds on that ride
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,277
Posted By LarrySellerz

Lmao there is no way Iím going back there. Iíll...

Lmao there is no way Iím going back there. Iíll just stick to the race ride.
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