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Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 531,488
Posted By sean.hwy

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01-12-23, 03:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,454
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: 435
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: 1,198
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: 1,087
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: 1,642
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: 1,413
Posted By sean.hwy

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Amazon is almost aliexpress now :/

Most of the time when I search...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 02:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,413
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: 2,459
Posted By sean.hwy

smells like an ad

smells like an ad
11-14-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,479
Posted By sean.hwy

https://darntough.com/

https://darntough.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
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: 732
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: 3,094
Views: 889,448
Posted By sean.hwy

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11-01-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
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...
11-01-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By sean.hwy

The only time I do BIG and BIG if it's a rollings...

The only time I do BIG and BIG if it's a rollings hills and I am only going to using it for a minute or two.

The small and small is not any different than my MTB except maybe a tad chain rub on...
11-01-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By sean.hwy

For the last two years I have been running ...

For the last two years I have been running 48/32T with a 11-40T on Rear Derailleur Shimano GRX RX-810. Just have to adjust the B screw.

...
10-14-22, 02:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 659
Posted By sean.hwy

For trips I know I am going to take my bike off...

For trips I know I am going to take my bike off ride when I get there I use the hitch rack from Kuat.

If I have stop in public ( eat, errands,etc.. )
I have three moving blankets that I leave...
10-14-22, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By sean.hwy

38mm ...

38mm
https://www.panaracerusa.com/products/gravelking-slick-folding-gravel-tires?variant=34825709486242
...
10-12-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,162
Posted By sean.hwy

I was on my light weight Blur MTB with only a...

I was on my light weight Blur MTB with only a single water bottle. So I don't have the I was carrying 20lbs backpack excuse. I was avg 3.6mph and I was trying. ha-ha I saw a jogger way behind me. He...
10-09-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,096
Posted By sean.hwy

Yeah, it was a lot of fun for three us for our...

Yeah, it was a lot of fun for three us for our first ride. Hopefully many more to come. It will be a lot more enjoyable for him once he gets all his shots and we can let him off leash when stop so he...
10-09-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,096
Posted By sean.hwy

Both parts came late Saturday. Customer...

Both parts came late Saturday.

Customer service was amazing for both companies.
PetSafe

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BT131D2?ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details&th=1

robert axle project...
10-07-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By sean.hwy

Does it have to be folding bike? My gf rides...

Does it have to be folding bike?

My gf rides a Liv gravel bike. While not a step through it has a huge top tube drop. We have the carbon wheels and gp5000 tires for this ride in this picture.

...
10-07-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By sean.hwy

If you are used to those kinds of bikes I would...

If you are used to those kinds of bikes I would hold out for GRX / shiamano 105 group set
Forum: Commuting
10-05-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 660
Posted By sean.hwy

If you have space and can afford it I would spend...

If you have space and can afford it I would spend money on a bike you would want to ride. It might not be any faster or more comfortable but you just might enjoy the ride more because it looks nicer....
10-01-22, 02:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,096
Posted By sean.hwy

He's currently 13lb 10 week puppy. Hopefully if I...

He's currently 13lb 10 week puppy. Hopefully if I start him young he will be ok when he is older. At least that's the plan. Might ended up only last two weeks. We will see.

Looking forward to...
09-30-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,096
Posted By sean.hwy

Do you guys still spend money on your other...

Do you guys still spend money on your other hobbies once you started biking? lol My 240z and LS El Camino need some $$ <3 but it's just more fun, less expensive and better for my health when I dump...
09-30-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,096
Posted By sean.hwy

thanks. 1972 240z Used to be heavy...

thanks.

1972 240z

Used to be heavy into classic cars. That all stopped once I started biking. Now they just collect dust. ha-ha
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 475,365
Posted By sean.hwy

Crater Lake last weekend when they closed it down...

Crater Lake last weekend when they closed it down to cars.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 475,365
Posted By sean.hwy

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 20,857
Posted By sean.hwy

I bought six cheap mason jars from amazon. Since...

I bought six cheap mason jars from amazon. Since I have so many jars it allows me to let the used jar settle for a week then pour most the mineral spirits through a coffee filter into another clean...
08-19-22, 01:33 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,968
Posted By sean.hwy

Did you mean kmh instead of mph ? Is this...

Did you mean kmh instead of mph ?

Is this for real? Just doing 30mph solo on road bike ( not a TT bike ) it's almost impossible ( not sprinting for a few minutes )



article from 2017...
08-19-22, 01:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 882
Posted By sean.hwy

The more I read about what it's like on road (...

The more I read about what it's like on road ( flying ), I don't think the job is for me. I just let it go. From my understanding I would be flying to several different customer sites. Keeping a 2nd...
08-03-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 813
Posted By sean.hwy

In the last two years I have owned systemsix (...

In the last two years I have owned systemsix ( aero road bike ), alloy topstone ( gravel bike ), giant revolt adv 2 ( gravel bike ) & now Ibix MX gravel bike.

When I put on the same carbon wheels...
07-21-22, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By sean.hwy

If the hole is small it will seal it self while...

If the hole is small it will seal it self while riding. Saw this other day when someone was riding a gravel bike. A bunch of orange sealant spurted out. A few seconds later it stopped. Tire still...
07-16-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,875
Posted By sean.hwy

I grew up on tech. old dude here. I hate touch...

I grew up on tech. old dude here. I hate touch screen in the car ( radio, heater & A/C ) prefer buttons. I hate ipads/tablets prefer a laptop/desktop. I hate typing on my iphone, will always switch...
07-13-22, 02:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,236
Posted By sean.hwy

I have knee injury on both knees. Hurst to be...

I have knee injury on both knees. Hurst to be clicked in. I wear flat bottom mnt bike shoes like from 510. There's other good brands to choose from. They make the soul stiffer than regular running...
07-12-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By sean.hwy

ooo. will have to book mark that. thx

ooo. will have to book mark that.


thx
07-07-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 505
Posted By sean.hwy

I don't have the space, so I don't have any real...

I don't have the space, so I don't have any real world experience.

If you don't mind spending money, everyone seems to love the park tool one.
Park Tool INF-2 Shop Inflator Presta/Schrader...
07-04-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,310
Posted By sean.hwy

Pretty bike. I almost bought the exact frame.

Pretty bike. I almost bought the exact frame.
07-02-22, 11:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,749
Posted By sean.hwy

I have 2 gravel bikes. 2x and 1x. I find the 2x...

I have 2 gravel bikes. 2x and 1x. I find the 2x comes into it's own as a dual purpose bike. slap on some carbon wheels and gp5000 road tires and try and keep up with my road buddies.

1x is perfect...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 976
Posted By sean.hwy

If the member average 24 mph for the whole ride...

If the member average 24 mph for the whole ride not just a flat section with a tail wind I would suggest a slower riding group. I don't know anyone that can AVERAGE 24 mph for 2+ hour ride on public...
06-27-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,138
Posted By sean.hwy

I purchased the park tool cone wrench the other...

I purchased the park tool cone wrench the other day. thx for your help.

...
06-25-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By sean.hwy

The do. It's called crit racing ...

The do. It's called crit racing

https://usacycling.org/article/learning-the-cycling-skills-for-your-first-criterium


30 to 60 minutes on bike is basically an all out sprint.
06-17-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,080
Posted By sean.hwy

This is my understanding also. On a long descent...

This is my understanding also. On a long descent steep I brake several times and coast vs just one long brake.
06-16-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By sean.hwy

https://praxiscycles.com/product/zayante-carbon/ ...

https://praxiscycles.com/product/zayante-carbon/
https://praxiscycles.com/product/levatime-ii-x-kit/...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,179
Posted By sean.hwy

On my aero road bike systemsix it was not the...

On my aero road bike systemsix it was not the width but the height the was really close. 23/25mm fit great. The gp5000 28mm just barely fit in the back by the seat post.

several of my photos...
06-15-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By sean.hwy

sorry about that. my only question was...

sorry about that.


my only question was can I use my current crankset (arms and axel) and just buy 1x with the link provided above. If the answer was yes do I need short bolts. That was answered....
06-14-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,049
Views: 270,907
Posted By sean.hwy

for my ibis mx that I bought last month that came...

for my ibis mx that I bought last month that came with 1x grx.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2x_upgrade_a1ebc83fc3cea3c43886335637874e2b75345c15.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,096
Posted By sean.hwy

Once your ride on gp 5000 and get used to the...

Once your ride on gp 5000 and get used to the speed it's hard to go back. ha-ha

I tried to get my gf to switch the gravel king slicks for day to day rides. She's 90lbs, she was very noticeably...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 889,448
Posted By sean.hwy

Sportsbasement has 25% on Cannondale bikes! ...

Sportsbasement has 25% on Cannondale bikes!

If I didn't already just buy an Ibis gravel bike I would buy a Topstone 1 alloy bike.
...
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