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04-22-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,697
Posted By Parkyy16

I'm gonna be the odd one out; I haven't noticed...

I'm gonna be the odd one out; I haven't noticed significant comfort difference between aluminum and carbon seatposts on the same bike back to back with the only change being the seatpost. Granted, I...
02-08-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,081
Posted By Parkyy16

Ooh that fuzzy saddle is glorious. Thanks for...

Ooh that fuzzy saddle is glorious. Thanks for the quick review.
02-04-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,081
Posted By Parkyy16

I actually found the Specialized Sawtooth tires...

I actually found the Specialized Sawtooth tires because I was hoping that the Pathfinders would be on sale on Specialized's website. These Continental SpeedRides will be temporary(although, I guess...
02-04-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,081
Posted By Parkyy16

They were delivered today, so I'll try to mount...

They were delivered today, so I'll try to mount them up later today and go for a ride this weekend. Fingers crossed on ease of mounting!
02-02-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By Parkyy16

Don't have the bike personally, but I did test...

Don't have the bike personally, but I did test ride sometime last year. I'm 5'9", but due to stock issues, I test rode the 56cm instead of the 54cm that I should be on. On flat pedals, I had a very...
01-30-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,081
Posted By Parkyy16

Tire Recommendations 700x40-42mm

I had a set of Teravail Ramparts(slick) in 700x38mm that had some manufacturing defects. I was able to get a set of Teravail Washburns...
01-20-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By Parkyy16

I have almost identical measurements as you,...

I have almost identical measurements as you, asides from the shoulders. 175cm height, 82cm inseam 44cm shoulder blade to shoulder blade. I've ridden with some very short stems, down to 50mm on a road...
12-24-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,041
Posted By Parkyy16

I absolutely agree; I'm bored, curious, and I...

I absolutely agree; I'm bored, curious, and I have nothing else better to do. I know it doesn't really matter if titanium feels better than steel or carbon. I'm still going to ride bikes.

But...
06-21-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,078
Posted By Parkyy16

Good point on the spare wheelset. My reasoning...

Good point on the spare wheelset. My reasoning there made no sense, hahaha

I'm wanting to get a bike to air travel with, whether it's geared or fixed/ss, hence my completely scattered thought...
06-21-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,078
Posted By Parkyy16

They do! Chumba Cycles here in Austin, TX...

They do! Chumba Cycles here in Austin, TX (https://www.chumbausa.com/terlingua-700c-650bplus-steel) have sliding dropouts in the rear so you can run fixed with a spare rear wheel. If you want to run...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-21-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By Parkyy16

What are popovers? A quick google search didn't...

What are popovers? A quick google search didn't do me any good. It did make me hungry though...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 01:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,682
Posted By Parkyy16

At your weight, and choice of tire, 65psi front...

At your weight, and choice of tire, 65psi front and rear should be fine. I used to run 32mm gatorskins on a commuter, usually ran 65psi front and back, never had a pinch flat.

I'm running 80psi...
04-28-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,175
Posted By Parkyy16

Absolutely. Sometimes the deal you're getting is...

Absolutely. Sometimes the deal you're getting is the time that you'll be able to use the thing you're buying instead of looking for that slightly better deal.

As long as you're not...
04-27-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By Parkyy16

I'm not as seasoned as most here, but Orbea makes...

I'm not as seasoned as most here, but Orbea makes nice bikes. Just remember to register for the warranty after you purchase the bike. No registration, no warranty(at least according to my local...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,656
Posted By Parkyy16

I don't think we have enough information, OP. ...

I don't think we have enough information, OP. Before dropping your money on a bike, get a bike fit from the ground up and get the fitter's advice on picking out the bike. They'll probably be able...
04-25-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,369
Posted By Parkyy16

If I could store the bike inside at work and not...

If I could store the bike inside at work and not outside on a bike rack, I'd be willing to go with an endurance road bike or a gravel bike with an endurance road geometry. I'd probably keep...
04-25-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,714
Posted By Parkyy16

I find that the reaction to the bell depends on...

I find that the reaction to the bell depends on the bike I'm riding and the speed I'm riding. If I'm riding my upright bike with a front basket at or below 15mph, I ring my bell, smile, and do a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,948
Posted By Parkyy16

I'm part of the minority here, I like the quieter...

I'm part of the minority here, I like the quieter hubs. When I was ordering new wheels, I chose DT 350s for their lack of hub noise more than their pricing. It's heavier, but I don't race and it's...
04-14-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,908
Posted By Parkyy16

Here are the steps you want to take generally if...

Here are the steps you want to take generally if you already have a bike that fits well.

1. Make sure your saddle height is the same between the two bikes, provided that you're using the same...
03-31-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,786
Posted By Parkyy16

I lost 70 lbs through dieting/calorie counting...

I lost 70 lbs through dieting/calorie counting about 10 years ago, no fad diet, walked a few miles a day, nothing gimmicky. After I've maintained that weight for a long time, I've slowly fluctuated...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,072
Posted By Parkyy16

I got a Ritchey Road Logic Disc built up last...

I got a Ritchey Road Logic Disc built up last Thursday. Rides very well, not sure about the weight of the setup, but the 53cm frameset weights around 2000grams, around 1650g for the frame, 350g for...
03-30-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,282
Posted By Parkyy16

Positive Experiences on the Road

There's plenty of threads recounting bad experiences from drivers. I want to hear some positive ones since I experienced one yesterday.

I was at a red light, stopped at the front. I was on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,190
Views: 519,711
Posted By Parkyy16

NBD for the second ever road bike I've bought...

NBD for the second ever road bike I've bought new. First was a Jamis Satellite Sport I had from 2013 - 2019. That bike got me into cycling. Since then, I've had various beaters, commuters, and one...
03-22-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,802
Posted By Parkyy16

I want the racier position. I'm trying it out...

I want the racier position. I'm trying it out with the 90mm stem with 5cm bar drop. Should come out alright, I think. I've had a fit prior to ordering the breadwinner and the fit on the Road Logic...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,072
Posted By Parkyy16

Had a look over on that thread, great...

Had a look over on that thread, great information. I ended up ordering the Ritchey Road Logic Disc last night, so I'll be putting it together as I gather parts over the next month or two. Since I...
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