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Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-22, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By sean.hwy

1x is great for a gravel 1x is great with...

1x is great for a gravel

1x is great with road tires, solo ride just enjoying yourself

1x not so great road tires in a fast group ride when everyone else has aero road bikes and 2x setup. ...
10-01-22, 02:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
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, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By sean.hwy

ha-ha ha-ha And I really appreciate that...

ha-ha ha-ha


And I really appreciate that sooo much.

I actually did try and do some research but I did not get any response....
09-30-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
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, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By sean.hwy

thanks

thanks
09-30-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By sean.hwy

110 lbs ...

110 lbs

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09-30-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
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
09-30-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By sean.hwy

trailer for 70lb dog mount to carbon frame thru axel

We adopted a puppy last friday. He is guesstimated to be about 70lbs. I purchased a trailer for him, it arrived today. Assembly went fine. After I filled both tires up one of them popped :/

How do...
09-27-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By sean.hwy

puppy trailer for gravel bike

We just adopted a puppy last friday. At some point we would like to take him road cycling in trailer. When he is older have him run on his own on some mtb bike trails.

He is projected to be...
09-27-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 460
Posted By sean.hwy

Most tires I can put on by hand. You don't want...

Most tires I can put on by hand. You don't want to use a tire lever to install the tire. It might pinch the inner tube. Some tire/wheel combos are real PITA, for those I use bead/tire jack already...
09-27-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,286
Posted By sean.hwy

how are they with returns? Does walmart step in...

how are they with returns? Does walmart step in if you have a bad vendor?
09-27-22, 12:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,286
Posted By sean.hwy

I buy a lot of my stuff for LBS Sports Basement...

I buy a lot of my stuff for LBS Sports Basement and Mikes bikes.

online
amazon.com
cambriabike.com
probikekit.com
lightbicycle.com
performancebike.com
cannondalespares.com
parktool.com
09-23-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,226
Posted By sean.hwy

An up right bike like a fitness or hybrid bike...

An up right bike like a fitness or hybrid bike with something like touring bars. I think salsa and jone bars are typically used.
09-23-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By sean.hwy

Another vote for Giant fast road. That's a lot of...

Another vote for Giant fast road. That's a lot of bike for the money. If I didn't already invest so much in my gravel bike with several wheel sets I would buy one.

I still want to buy a 2nd wheel...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,935
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: 2,844
Views: 465,935
Posted By sean.hwy

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09-22-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By sean.hwy

I ordered my lightbicycle wheels with no holes so...

I ordered my lightbicycle wheels with no holes so I don't have to use tape. Not looking forward to having to replace the spokes some day though. Since the nipples are brass you can't even use a...
09-20-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By sean.hwy

My Ibis in post # 5 has been working great with...

My Ibis in post # 5 has been working great with 2x praxis and grx front derailleur. I have over 2000 miles since I converted from 1x.

my bike requires this mount which might amount more leeway on...
Forum: Commuting
09-20-22, 02:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By sean.hwy

basket approach is the most cost effective way. ...

basket approach is the most cost effective way.

yolo way $525 with bag
https://www.tailfin.cc/product/pannier-racks/alloy-racks/alloy-rack/?v=7516fd43adaa


...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 01:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 590
Posted By sean.hwy

I get way too many flats on 25mm & 28mm gp5000s...

I get way too many flats on 25mm & 28mm gp5000s clincher & tubeless ( using orange sealant ).

I am envious of you guys with good luck with gp5000 because they roll faster than my 32mm gravel...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1,402
Views: 328,785
Posted By sean.hwy

I purchased AR 46 with no holes on Nov 2020 ...

I purchased AR 46 with no holes on Nov 2020

post # 1287 (https://www.bikeforums.net/21789297-post1287.html)

What do you consider newer ? With a charge pump or co2 I have not had any issues...
09-19-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,156
Posted By sean.hwy

I never heard of Viathon until a few weeks ago...

I never heard of Viathon until a few weeks ago when my friend told me about them. I never saw one in real life or ever heard anybody talk about them until this weekend at Crater Lake when they shut...
09-16-22, 12:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 615
Posted By sean.hwy

I have a 14 inch metal ruler I bought on amazon...

I have a 14 inch metal ruler I bought on amazon that I use to check my chains. It was kind of pain when most ruler only went to 12 inches but you to to measure just little bit past that.

I have...
09-15-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,856
Posted By sean.hwy

I have a few bikes and several wheels with...

I have a few bikes and several wheels with different tire combos.

aero road bike carbon wheels 28mm gp5000 fastest

gravel bike with same exact carbon wheels and 28mm gp5000 wheels ( about 0.5...
09-15-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By sean.hwy

youtube tutorial for gopro ...

youtube tutorial for gopro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4VFiLm_WsY&t=80s


looks like I did it on my phone. gopro calls it stickers. ha-ha
09-15-22, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By sean.hwy

Some gopro have built in gps. this allows you to...

Some gopro have built in gps. this allows you to overlay say speed, map etc...

I was on a MUP when I came on this BMX with a full face helmet doing 17mph! I was impressed. This was with my gopro...
09-14-22, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By sean.hwy

I noticed today my composite race face chesters...

I noticed today my composite race face chesters pedals on my mtb sound horrible and have a lot of slop in them. They're kind of chewed/beat up also.

while a rebuild kit sounds nice it if was $5...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 747
Posted By sean.hwy

from those pictures I would change tires/inner...

from those pictures I would change tires/inner tube first. Then chain. tune up. if the new chain with the tune is fine I would leave the cassette and chain ring on the bike.

I don't know how...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 10,922
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...
09-01-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By sean.hwy

Giant has the best prices out the real bike...

Giant has the best prices out the real bike brands.

You might get lucky with chinese brand. I doubt it though. Most reviews show they are not there yet.
$1000 chinese bike is not $2000 name...
09-01-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By sean.hwy

Mks always pedals ...

Mks always pedals
https://www.mkspedal.com/?q=en/product/node/303

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hmltrz9xfXI
08-27-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,554
Posted By sean.hwy

hate/love relationship with tubeless tires. ...

hate/love relationship with tubeless tires.

love:
when you get a tiny hole and you see it self seal.

hate:
maintaining 10+ tubeless tires/wheels. it's pain constantly checking sealant level...
08-26-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By sean.hwy

will have to try that. thx

will have to try that. thx
08-26-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 663
Posted By sean.hwy

have any photo/stories to share?

have any photo/stories to share?
08-26-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By sean.hwy

Following. I have flat pedals on my...

Following.

I have flat pedals on my gravel/road & mnt bike. I have three pairs or flat bottom mnt bike shoes. If I ride at a casual fun pace I can ride over 5+ hours my feet and body feel great....
08-26-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 663
Posted By sean.hwy

indoor/outdoor is fine with me but I would like...

indoor/outdoor is fine with me but I would like to only have to bring on the bike tools, spare tube, water, small amount of food. I am not ready ( bringing everything on the bike ) tent/sleeping...
08-26-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 663
Posted By sean.hwy

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-26-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 663
Posted By sean.hwy

Paid bike tour vacation recommendations?

I am following a strava friend ( have not met IRL ). She is doing Yellowstone over six days. It looks amazing.

She is happy with this tour group...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 10,922
Posted By sean.hwy

2 to 4 times a month for me. every time I swap...

2 to 4 times a month for me. every time I swap chains I clean the pulleys & chainring. I don't clean all cassettes ( 4+ wheel sets ) as well as I should.

I have a gravel/road bike that at least...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-22, 01:10 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 10,922
Posted By sean.hwy

You chain last a whole month? Seems like every 7...

You chain last a whole month? Seems like every 7 days I am rotating between two chains. The cleaning/drying of the dirty chain seems to take at least 3 days. Mineral soak 1 day, wipe down as much...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 10,922
Posted By sean.hwy

I have been thinking about getting an ultrasonic...

I have been thinking about getting an ultrasonic clean and hot pot to try this.



Where do you throw away/recycle the waste?

The auto place takes my transmission fluid and motor oil but they...
08-23-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,451
Posted By sean.hwy

That has happened to me twice. Once at a gas...

That has happened to me twice. Once at a gas station and once a mcdees. I have probably brought my bike in at least 100 other places though. I ride with flat pedals so I don't have the road/mtb...
08-23-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 529
Posted By sean.hwy

This ^^^^^^

This ^^^^^^
08-22-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,171
Posted By sean.hwy

I did the phone, fenix 5 watch, some cheap gps...

I did the phone, fenix 5 watch, some cheap gps computer, wahoo. They all sort of worked ok.

Then I purchased garmin 1030+. the routing on the big screen, switching between the screens on the fly...
08-22-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,451
Posted By sean.hwy

Unless you are superman/spiderman not a lot you...

Unless you are superman/spiderman not a lot you could have really done. I bet if you would have called the police they would not have shown up for another 30+ minutes to several hours later. Just to...
08-19-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,189
Posted By sean.hwy

if you convert a 2x bike that came with grx 810...

if you convert a 2x bike that came with grx 810 to 1x can you use a road link so the 11-46T would work?

or do you need the grx 812 to make the 11-46T work?

I know grx 812 works with the 11-46T...
08-19-22, 01:33 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,762
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: 799
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...
08-16-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,789
Posted By sean.hwy

I live in SJ. Every wed night I see people race...

I live in SJ. Every wed night I see people race aroundHellyer-Piercy Loop
https://www.strava.com/segments/18540038
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