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Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-23, 07:09 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 34,884
Posted By eduskator

Yeah, I'd say it depends on both the tire & rim...

Yeah, I'd say it depends on both the tire & rim combo... Once you find the perfect combo, you keep it and cross your fingers that the factory doesn't change its molds lol.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-23, 03:20 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 136,358
Posted By bampilot06

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-23, 07:44 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 34,884
Posted By Chandne

Just give it time. I am beating my long-held...

Just give it time. I am beating my long-held times with 25s on my 32s. If you keep riding the fatter tires and give you brains some time to jive with them, it is hard to go back. My buddy who also...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-23, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 294,311
Posted By Eric F

Excuses. Do better. :lol::p

Excuses. Do better.

:lol::p
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-23, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 294,311
Posted By phrantic09

Was fresh off a ride or would have staged better

Was fresh off a ride or would have staged better
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-23, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By NoWhammies

robbyville PM sent! Thank you. mschwett...

robbyville PM sent! Thank you.

mschwett Good to know. Sounds like the 3D printed saddles might be worth the extra cake. But wow, they are costly.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 759
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I mean, none of these newer generation...

Yeah, I mean, none of these newer generation flagship tires sucks. I really like the Schwalbe, and I'd really love to try the Conti.... but the Pirelli have been great, as have the Michelin, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 759
Posted By Caliwild

every Schwalbe tire Iíve used including the...

every Schwalbe tire Iíve used including the various iterations of the Pro One TLE, has been a lovely ride, but not quite as long lasting or as stable feeling as the Contiís. But not so different as...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,174
Posted By eduskator

Wow. I was considering trying a pair of GP5K S TR...

Wow. I was considering trying a pair of GP5K S TR next year, but I'll reconsider. An oven and tire jacks to mount tires on rims? Screw this!

2nd consecutive year using Schwalbe Pro Ones and they...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By Bassmanbob

Tubeless Problems Resolved

A couple of months ago, I started a thread titled, Tubeless Problems. Here's the link in case you want to go through it. https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1256622-tubeless-problems.html

For...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 882
Posted By chaadster

No, itís fine adviceÖitís correct advice. The...

No, itís fine adviceÖitís correct advice. The front has a lower risk of puncture than the rear tire, typically, andó again, repeating myself hereó the concern of the OP was risk of the cut...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 882
Posted By chaadster

No, it’s precisely the point; a slow leak is...

No, it’s precisely the point; a slow leak is nowhere near as dangerous as sudden, complete loss of air. No one— not the OP, not me, not even you, up to this outlandish moment— has been talking about...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 882
Posted By WhyFi

Part of the cost differential may be Conti's...

Part of the cost differential may be Conti's decision consolidate the S line and have only one flagship model, as opposed to tubeless and non-tubeless versions. In general, though, tires built to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 882
Posted By mstateglfr

https://www.tradeinn.com/bikeinn/en/hutchinson-tub...

https://www.tradeinn.com/bikeinn/en/hutchinson-tubeless-mtb-kit/137297654/p?utm_source=google_products&utm_medium=merchant&id_producte=9414444&country=us

I've used this for my tubeless gravel...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 882
Posted By 79pmooney

And on a more pedestrian note - with that gash,...

And on a more pedestrian note - with that gash, watch for a bulge developing. If threads were cut, they will probably be the outer threads which run diagonally under the thread in one direction. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,396
Posted By Bassmanbob

UPDATE: My LBS owner has been working with me,...

UPDATE: My LBS owner has been working with me, as expected. We were going to retape the rear wheel today together. I know he would do it right and this would provide me an opportunity to learn as...
09-22-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,806
Posted By wrk101

I almost always buy my parts in the form of a...

I almost always buy my parts in the form of a COMPLETE bike. Typically I can harvest the parts I want, sell some of the remaining parts, and donate the rest. I'm going through that process on four...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 882
Posted By bbbean

Any time sealant makes it outside one of my...

Any time sealant makes it outside one of my tires, I pull it off and put a patch on the inside.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 27,306
Views: 17,997,923
Posted By the sci guy

the bar tape is Arundel Art Gecko. it's very MC...

the bar tape is Arundel Art Gecko. it's very MC Escher-esque and I love it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 327,070
Posted By primov8

I just finished building up this Eddy Merckx...

I just finished building up this Eddy Merckx Strada and hoping to get it on the road tomorrow morning.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 34,884
Posted By primov8

Thanks for the link. It's been a long time,...

Thanks for the link. It's been a long time, probably close to 10 years since I had a set of Continental tires on any build. The coffee option is going to look great with the new build coming up.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Broctoon

That looks like tons of fun! If I could swim, I’d...

That looks like tons of fun! If I could swim, I’d like to try something like that. Not everyone wants to do endurance distances for a tri, amiright?

I did a short duathlon a few years ago: 5k run,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,902
Posted By cyclezen

sorry for the results... but seems as most of...

sorry for the results... but seems as most of that will heal with time...
many of us have been there, so we all sympathize - glad the noggin is ok.
clavicle - usually not that bad, just awareness...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,048
Posted By terrymorse

You could do a lot worse than a Ritchey road...

You could do a lot worse than a Ritchey road frame (https://ritcheylogic.com/bike/frames/road-logic-50th-anniversary-frameset). If you can get one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 28,932
Posted By WhyFi

I know that there are a couple of true one-use...

I know that there are a couple of true one-use quick links out there, but the Shimano ones, that specify that they not to be reused, are meant to be paired with one chain for the lifetime of that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By Foxbat

Thank you guys, I ended up buying Campagnolo Bora...

Thank you guys, I ended up buying Campagnolo Bora 35 wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By datlas

November Rail 55. You're welcome.

November Rail 55.

You're welcome.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,050
Posted By Koyote

I just spent a little time cleaning up my...

I just spent a little time cleaning up my twenty-year old LeMond -- swapped in some different wheels and a new saddle, cleaned up the drivetrain, etc. The wife has authorized a new road bike, with no...
08-02-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By Headpost

How Modern Race Bikes are Built Up

I will almost certainly never own or even work on anything with electronic shifting, hydraulic disk brakes, through axles, carbon fiber frames, carbon fiber rims or tubeless tires, but I found this...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 327,070
Posted By rudypyatt

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I hope this counts. Itís a BikesDirect Windsor...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By steelywheelie

Power Expert Mimic saddle ó keeps beating the competition

I know that Mimic was originally designed for women ó and Iím a dude ó yet after trying A LOT of saddles over the past year, my Power Expert Mimic has beaten the competition for overall...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By WhyFi

I'm just thinking that a lot of people went...

I'm just thinking that a lot of people went tubeless to get away from Gatorskins! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 34,884
Posted By WhyFi

Can't really go wrong - both are worth trying. If...

Can't really go wrong - both are worth trying. If there's a significant price difference, I'd go with the less expensive. If they're close, I'd go Schwalbe if I wanted the more supple and Pirelli if...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,454
Posted By the sci guy

As I mentioned, I did a little restore/update...

As I mentioned, I did a little restore/update build on the exact same bike (model & year) that I found here in houston for a riding buddy, in a size 58 frame for him. I ended up having a tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,454
Posted By the sci guy

More build stuffs - The Campy Zondas that...

More build stuffs -

The Campy Zondas that SoSmellyAir suggested. And I love them....
05-18-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,845
Posted By chune

If I used a dura ace 7400 groupset with a modern...

If I used a dura ace 7400 groupset with a modern 11-34 9-speed cassette, 52/39 cranks, on a Miyata 310 with those wheels/tires running tubes would that be considered "doing it right"?

If anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,505
Posted By Miles2go

My main group of riders is nearly all converted...

My main group of riders is nearly all converted to tubeless now, with only a few holdouts remaining. Sadly the holdouts are also the riders we had to stop most often for when we were mostly all...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 136,358
Posted By jamesdak

Haven't posted these here before so since this is...

Haven't posted these here before so since this is revived.

These are the two Trek's I currently have although they are a bit older.

1999 Trek Y-Foil found as a NOS frameset and built up with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 136,358
Posted By Wheels4

thank you! He definitely loves it!

thank you! He definitely loves it!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 136,358
Posted By Wheels4

My son and his Domane 3 ...

My son and his Domane 3

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My 10yr old Son and his Domane 3
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 15,677
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've been enjoying road tubeless for years. I...

I've been enjoying road tubeless for years. I use tires from the approved list, and continue using ones I like. Mess doesn't describe my experience. I guess there's a wide range of experiences.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,200
Posted By Branko D

Fashion, to a degree. They undoubtedly work for...

Fashion, to a degree. They undoubtedly work for some, but for me personally they are no more comfortable.

The local randonneur community is pretty big on Infinity saddles (I got one for my wife,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,119
Posted By chaadster

Speaking as someone who has been off the back on...

Speaking as someone who has been off the back on group rides, I disagree; 22 seconds is quite noticeable when youíre struggling to get back on a wheel!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,221
Posted By dmanders

Based right here outside Knoxville, TN. Also...

Based right here outside Knoxville, TN. Also building some electric bikes. Will definitely be thinking about buying any future bikes from them - buy local!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-22, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By WhyFi

A few things, in no particular order: I...

A few things, in no particular order:

I wouldn't recommend using Stans sealant with road tires.
I never used the rim strips on my old Domane/Bontragers - are they one-time use or will they...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 817
Posted By black_box

The back wheel is leaning against the bump-out in...

The back wheel is leaning against the bump-out in the wall :)

It's true that some solutions are either expensive or... less aesthetically pleasing.

You could probably wrap a stiff handlebar...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,806
Posted By chaadster

Whoa! Outta nowhere it hit 40ļF today, so braving...

Whoa! Outta nowhere it hit 40ļF today, so braving the winter road debris, I took the AC Timekeepers out for their maiden voyage. I like ‘em!

The roads are pretty wet with snow melt, and it’s...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 136,358
Posted By JRonaTrek

Here are the two ladies. ...

Here are the two ladies.
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Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,997
Posted By Caliwild

Thank you! Yeah, I purchased some CR1/3N lithium...

Thank you! Yeah, I purchased some CR1/3N lithium batteries from Amazon and the pedals work perfectly. It's pretty funny to see how little power I am producing! Thanks for the info on the seals/caps...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 136,358
Posted By cb400bill

Do gravel road bikes count? ...

Do gravel road bikes count?

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