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11-22-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,969
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

The scolders and grouches are out full force for...

The scolders and grouches are out full force for a simple rack review. You do a great job ignoring the usual crew as they congratulate each other over the expected and unimaginative smart-ass...
11-17-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,969
Posted By easyupbug

Don't waste even more money: ...

Don't waste even more money:
https://content.instructables.com/FG4/2GSV/FA190FT7/FG42GSVFA190FT7.jpg?auto=webp&frame=1&width=1024&height=1024&fit=bounds&md=e7198f9d8e3ecf18fcd222124cabb48e
11-17-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,969
Posted By cyclezen

The level of the rack will prolly vary, depending...

The level of the rack will prolly vary, depending on the angle of the stem... so yours being mostly horizontal will put the rack at mostly horizontal.
You could vary the angle upward by...
11-16-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,969
Posted By zandoval

Rack looks nice. But Man OH MAN... That bike is...

Rack looks nice. But Man OH MAN... That bike is Gorgeous!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By jonny wong

(NBD sorta) Little something over the years: Basso D SV!

Enjoyed the summer weather of the PNW. never a dull moment with this thang!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,486
Posted By WhyFi

I've used some, but not all, of these TSS...

I've used some, but not all, of these TSS compliant tires on non-hookless wheels as well - all similar and all easy peasy.

One of the difficulties with discussing Conti is that many are confused...
10-29-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,011
Posted By MikeIndy

Update: Well, I went ahead and pulled the trigger...

Update: Well, I went ahead and pulled the trigger on the Seven. I took it on it’s first proper gravel ride on Friday. First impression, this bike is fantastic! Great ride and awesome build quality. I...
10-24-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Hypno Toad

Garmin WindField Live Wind

I've had this data field on my Garmin for years and LOVE IT! It's great for nearly any ride. What new (to me), I just upgraded to the 1040 Solar and while adding WindField I found you can include...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By Badger6

12-speed Ultegra 81xx Di2 install and (first) use impressions

After 14000kms and time to replace the second cassette on my SL7, I decided to strip off the 11-speed 80xx series Di2 and go for 12-speed. I contemplated Dura-Ace for about a minute and then decided...
10-22-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By stlutz

My simplification was just that. And I agree...

My simplification was just that. And I agree that it would be better for these companies to include fork lengths in their charts.

But on the other hand, the Ultimate is in many ways closer to an...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By Sy Reene

Take it just as a piece of info. Enve is a brand...

Take it just as a piece of info. Enve is a brand owned by Anta - a Chinese based conglomerate, evidently third largest sporting goods company in the world, only behind Nike and Adidas.
10-14-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Kapusta

Yeah, my Barlow Pass ELs were fine for about 6...

Yeah, my Barlow Pass ELs were fine for about 6 months then started losing air progressively faster. Had to go back to tubes. I basically never get flats anyway, so in my case thatís fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,445
Posted By jaxgtr

New Bike Day

So.......

Did you ever have something just drop in your lap and not know what to do, but you know, you can't pass it up?

It was a short engagement. There is a bike shop on the westside of town...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-07-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By detroitjim

Ferndale Mi:Woodward Moves Project to start

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x500/woodward_moves_6c5ef354b9ca264db33d73c23b0ddaf19c7b203f.gif

The Woodward Moves project is scheduled to start this month 10/2022
The...
10-06-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,740
Posted By Aliaksandr

Pulled the trigger on Forest 🟢 😍 Ordered...

Pulled the trigger on Forest 🟢 😍
Ordered complete build with Rival 2x, shipped assembled.
Can't wait to get it delivered 😊
10-05-22, 05:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,331
Posted By Dino_Sore

I ride year-round here in Connecticut and...

I ride year-round here in Connecticut and sometimes experience stiffness and soreness in my knees in the winter. Last year I put on knee warmers under my winter tights and that seemed to help.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,620
Posted By Caliwild

Oh well, I apparently didn't need any...

Oh well, I apparently didn't need any encouragement to go ahead and get the bike! I'll post photos once I take some....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 919
Posted By merlinextraligh

^ Also you can run a 32mm tire at lower pressure...

^ Also you can run a 32mm tire at lower pressure than the 23, which will increase the size of the contact patch and shorten stopping distances.

The GCN demonstration was done with constant...
10-03-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By raqball

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/700x557/306393813_2297029377140464_3735025669359385049_n_140a39956220192c75f5c1a5439247d2cb43a2c1.jpg
10-03-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By himespau

Cool. gunwale=gum wall?

Cool.

gunwale=gum wall?
10-02-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 977
Posted By Darth Lefty

You need therapy, and then a car. If youíre never...

You need therapy, and then a car. If youíre never going to drive then you need a driver or a bus ticket.

I know that reads flippant, but all the stuff from your design brief is unreasonable
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By aliasfox

I cruise between 18-20mph, or about 29-33kph. I...

I cruise between 18-20mph, or about 29-33kph. I do this with a 50T ring up front, and between 13-16T out back, depending on terrain. That leaves me gear ratios between 3.33-3.85, driving a 28mm rear...
09-28-22, 05:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 829
Posted By natenineten

This is one of the plans. It's not been easy to...

This is one of the plans. It's not been easy to source a local builder in NYC atm. Obviously my concern is dumping more money into as well as not being happy with how it looks regardless if I get the...
09-27-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By cyclezen

Question for yourself is - How 'competitive'...

Question for yourself is - How 'competitive' would I like to be? If the answer is 'somewhat' and you want gearing more suitable for BOTH road and dirt road/gravel, then 2x gives the best of both...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By msu2001la

I posted this in your other thread: 40/11 is...

I posted this in your other thread:

40/11 is pretty low top gear and those Gravel King SK 38mm tires will also be a bit draggy for long road rides. Also the 11-42 cassette has some pretty big...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-24-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,611
Posted By detroitjim

The second phase of the trail construction began...

The second phase of the trail construction began Friday. Crews are now working on the half-mile section of a recreational loop from Fullerton to Grand River, otherwise known as the second major leg...
09-23-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,740
Posted By Caliwild

OK, well, since timcruz is getting the amber one...

OK, well, since timcruz is getting the amber one and I have the carbon gloss one, you should just get the green or blue one to complete the trifecta... :)
09-16-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,893
Posted By Caliwild

Those look awesome... In fact, all those purple...

Those look awesome... In fact, all those purple bits look awesome! Enjoy...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 657
Posted By Recycled Cycler

By using the extenders and increasing Q-Factor, I...

By using the extenders and increasing Q-Factor, I made problem with knee drift worse. It eliminates problem with heel hitting chainstay but is causing more knee drift and pain.

If I don't use...
09-01-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,603
Posted By noimagination

Well, this kind of bigotry is only to be expected...

Well, this kind of bigotry is only to be expected from someone from the South.
[/sarcasm off/]

See how that works?
08-17-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 746
Posted By curbtender

https://www.amazon.com/Topeak-66008009-CageMount/d...

https://www.amazon.com/Topeak-66008009-CageMount/dp/B003SOROKE/ref=asc_df_B003SOROKE/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312065280674&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=13747603828716036929&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&...
08-16-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 486
Posted By Rolla

I had a 1992 Grove Innovations X-frame that had...

I had a 1992 Grove Innovations X-frame that had an under-chainstay U-brake. With a seatstay mounted brake, heel strike would have been an issue.
...
08-15-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 698
Posted By Fahrenheit531

In my experience, "I want to start something" and...

In my experience, "I want to start something" and "I won't be there consistently" don't play well together.
08-14-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By Rolla

Gravel King SS Plus comes in (700 X) 28, 32, 35,...

Gravel King SS Plus comes in (700 X) 28, 32, 35, 38, 43, and 48mm.
Gravel King EXT Plus comes in (700 X) 33, 35, and 38mm.
Gravel King AC comes in (700 X) 33 and 35mm.
Gravel King SK Knobby comes...
08-11-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,740
Posted By Caliwild

Some photos

My bike shop sent some pics they took of the completed product... Can't wait to go pick it up!

...
08-10-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,309
Posted By urbanknight

Is this the same hub? ...

Is this the same hub?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/363904757261?hash=item54ba69ee0d:g:XhUAAOSwcXpizC7F

Personally, I would just save up for a new wheel (or wheelset). It looks like the elements have...
08-08-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,875
Posted By cyclezen

Yeah, OK, Thanks for the clarification... I...

Yeah, OK, Thanks for the clarification...
I guess I'm still a little 'fogged' from yesterday's ride from Hell... LOL!
ALSO, I totally didn't get the 'Salmon' idea right - had never heard that in...
08-08-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,875
Posted By Litespud

In NC, cars are required to give me at least 4 ft...

In NC, cars are required to give me at least 4 ft when they pass, but they are allowed to cross the double-yellow as long as it's safe to do so. If they choose to pass me, say, on a blind corner or...
08-08-22, 03:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Germany_chris

@ OP I put a womens specific SQ Labs saddle on...

@ OP
I put a womens specific SQ Labs saddle on my daughters bike and she seems to like it.

====
I really do enjoy seeing picture of this bike
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 808
Posted By bblair

Got an email this morning saying they will...

Got an email this morning saying they will replace.

Fortunately, I bought it online via the Wahoo Store, because if I got it through my LBS the receipt would be long gone.

Since no HR data for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By tempocyclist

When I first got into "road cycling" I switched...

When I first got into "road cycling" I switched from a Specialized Sirrus flat-bar hybrid to a Ribble 7046 drop-bar road bike.

Both were alloy frames, both rolling on Fulcrum Racing 5 wheels and...
08-02-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,740
Posted By Caliwild

OK, I pulled the trigger on the gloss carbon Ekar...

OK, I pulled the trigger on the gloss carbon Ekar build... I like the understated look versus the other brighter ones (almost went with the amber but chickened out)... Ordered the full build...
08-01-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Hyperventilate

Looks like: Zebra Technologies barcode scanner.

Looks like: Zebra Technologies barcode scanner.
07-30-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,708
Posted By t2p

I would not ride up and down my driveway with...

I would not ride up and down my driveway with just 32-33 lbs at 200+ lbs
07-30-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,708
Posted By Kapusta

well, since this thread got revived anyway I may...

well, since this thread got revived anyway I may as well follow up this previous post.

I did end up setting up these Barlow Pass tubless. Everything set up fine and was good for maybe 1000 or so...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 954,414
Posted By clichty

Posting this in too many threads but oh well. ...

Posting this in too many threads but oh well.

Just picked up my new Moots Vamoots RCS. New DA12 Di2 with a Stages left arm PM (no dual sided available yet). Titanium everything...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,151
Posted By jonathanf2

I just wanted to follow up on this thread. I'm...

I just wanted to follow up on this thread. I'm now running two sets of American Classic Timekeeper tires. My first set are the 700x30c "armor edition" clinchers paired with lightweight TPU tubes....
07-25-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,108
Posted By chas58

Yeah, thanks for that. I did remember there are...

Yeah, thanks for that. I did remember there are two ways to make carbon hookless - couldn't remember what the second way was - using a throwaway bladder.
Sounds like ENVE probably has a higher...
07-23-22, 03:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By dennis336

If you want to have a laugh

Found this video on what a cyclist is that (I thought) is pretty funny:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EE8m8mmq1k
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,004
Posted By Rdmonster69

Alright ....ya got me .... LOL. I work on...

Alright ....ya got me .... LOL.

I work on alot of stuff (bikes, cars, motorcycles) .... I doubt that cross-threading a BB is going to be an issue for me (fingers crossed). I have no real prejudice...
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