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Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 738
Posted By Polaris OBark

I've been a little bit too conservative. Shimano...

I've been a little bit too conservative. Shimano says to replace them at 0.5mm, but you can go safely until you see the dog-bone pattern, so I was sorting out the thickest ones to re-use to get a bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 738
Posted By Polaris OBark

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Only a small subset of what I have blown through in the last 8...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 738
Posted By Polaris OBark

I had hydraulic rim brakes on a bike. You would...

I had hydraulic rim brakes on a bike. You would think they would give you the best of both worlds. It might have just been me, but I thought those brakes really sucked.

I didn't watch the video,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 738
Posted By Polaris OBark

The main point is rim brakes + carbon rims can be...

The main point is rim brakes + carbon rims can be a challenge, especially in wet conditions.

If you have aluminum rims, I wouldn't worry about rim brakes unless you deal with very steep hills...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 738
Posted By Polaris OBark

Yeah, if that fits, and it has the brakes the OP...

Yeah, if that fits, and it has the brakes the OP wants, it would be crazy NOT to get that.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 12:24 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 738
Posted By Polaris OBark

Good point. This one is $4,700. ...

Good point. This one is $4,700.

https://www.canyon.com/en-us/road-bikes/race-bikes/ultimate/cf-sl/ultimate-cf-sl-8-disc-di2/2863.html
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 738
Posted By Polaris OBark

In 2014, I had the opposite problem. In order to...

In 2014, I had the opposite problem. In order to get hydraulic disc brakes, I was forced to get Di2 (as they were bundled when they first came out). I have zero regrets about either, in retrospect.
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