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Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By WhyFi

Cool, so I'll continue to believe that the...

Cool, so I'll continue to believe that the well-documented, industry-wide supply challenges of the last couple of years were real and that any attempt to brush off those supply problems, based upon...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By WhyFi

So we should put more faith in your experiences,...

So we should put more faith in your experiences, rather than our own and that of QBP, the 800 lb gorilla of distribution in NA?

Okay.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By WhyFi

Over the winter, I went to my LBS and chatted...

Over the winter, I went to my LBS and chatted with em. They were like, "oh, everything is awesome as long as you don't need any 11-speed parts before Nov."

I was actually in need of chains and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, stop.

Oh, stop.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, in the last couple months, a few things have...

Yup, in the last couple months, a few things have trickled out, but stock is still thin. 5 months ago? 12 months ago? Chains, pads, etc - scalper prices only. To deny that there have been serious...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By WhyFi

You haven't bought anything in the last two...

You haven't bought anything in the last two years, have ya?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By WhyFi

Good to hear that it's not just my bike. :D

Good to hear that it's not just my bike. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, my Kool Stops have this weird burble under...

Yeah, my Kool Stops have this weird burble under heavy braking, but I haven't noticed a performance difference. That said, hydros have so much stopping power that maybe a small difference in pad...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By WhyFi

Full disclosure: This guy ^^^ lives in the land...

Full disclosure: This guy ^^^ lives in the land of no elevation and few stop signs :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By WhyFi

In general, if the spring clip isn't rubbing the...

In general, if the spring clip isn't rubbing the rotor, I'm fine with it, but Shimano does have a min thickness spec out there - should be easy enough to find.

Shimano pads were nowhere to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By WhyFi

Definitely. Braking habits, topography, community...

Definitely. Braking habits, topography, community - lots of reasons for mileage to vary.



I've never sanded down my rotors, though I've sanded down my pads once in a while, when they've been...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By WhyFi

I swapped one recently, a Shimano IceTech,...

I swapped one recently, a Shimano IceTech, Ultegra-level, 160mm jobber. I think that it had about 16,000 - 18,000 miles on it. This was, again, on the rear, which I tend to wear out more quickly than...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By WhyFi

I probably go through a set of rear pads once per...

I probably go through a set of rear pads once per year, so about 6,000 miles or so. I live in a fairly flattish metro area, so it's a lot of stop & go but not a lot of hard braking for descents or...
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