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Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,020
Posted By Koyote

I quit watching when I saw the valve caps.

I quit watching when I saw the valve caps.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,020
Posted By Koyote

Does that factor in the time spent on the...

Does that factor in the time spent on the roadside fixing punctures?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,800
Posted By WhyFi

The person that got flagged can vouch for it;...

The person that got flagged can vouch for it; they essentially get a one-click option to say, "no, no - it's legit, I pinky swear." Maybe it gets reviewed by an actual Strava employee if it's flagged...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,800
Posted By msu2001la

I'm surprised Strava doesn't automate it. I have...

I'm surprised Strava doesn't automate it. I have definitely seen some crazy and obviously BS KOM's disappear from Strava, but maybe it was a result of someone reporting them rather than Strava doing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,800
Posted By msu2001la

This is actually quite common and sometimes done...

This is actually quite common and sometimes done intentionally, which is really sad. I think there's some kind of mechanism on Strava to flag suspicious KOM's, which Strava will then review and take...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,800
Posted By spelger

i'd like to turn it off. there are too many...

i'd like to turn it off. there are too many segments that i do where it is like a ping pong game. i get it, then i lose it, then i get it again, &c. it gets silly at times, a ilttle like dueling...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-22, 04:08 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,465
Posted By GhostRider62

If your goal was 20 mph average, you failed. ...

If your goal was 20 mph average, you failed. Right?

Flat as a pancake with just a couple of turns? Do you use a power meter and have you optimized your aerodynamics to any degree? Do you know...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,821
Posted By Sy Reene

When PZero is referenced, is everyone talking...

When PZero is referenced, is everyone talking about the PZero RACE? (ie. not the ROAD). And tube-type? Not the TL versions for the Pirelli or Gp5?

Results might be different on a different width...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,821
Posted By GlennR

P Zero vs GP5000

Been riding GP4000IIs for years but since they have been discontinued, do I just go with GP5000 or are the P Zero a better option?

BTW, i've had good luck with few flats with the GP4000IIs. I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 790
Posted By Iride01

And the bike shop didn't have any more ideas? ...

And the bike shop didn't have any more ideas?

Chain wouldn't ordinarily need replacing? You probably need to qualify that more. Is it a new chain, only has a few 100, 1000 or 10,000 miles on it?...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By Recycled Cycler

Only true if it's an auction and you have bids....

Only true if it's an auction and you have bids. if you do just a BIN and end early there is no fee.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By Recycled Cycler

I like PayPal I have no issues with PayPal....

I like PayPal I have no issues with PayPal. Someone pays me I get money instantly if use PayPal. I can transfer the money instantly to my bank via PayPal. I use PayPal all the time.

eBay is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 655
Posted By mschwett

nice mileage! the elevation is possible, but an...

nice mileage! the elevation is possible, but an average of 50 feet per mile (which is really twice that on the uphill half!) is a pretty noticeably hilly route.

phone/bike computer elevation...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,114
Posted By Koyote

My feelings exactly. In fact, I think I'm faster...

My feelings exactly. In fact, I think I'm faster on the double-shift (front and back derailleurs simultaneously, e.g. when entering or finishing a climb) on mechanical.

One of the nicest things...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,114
Posted By msu2001la

Disc brake only. I'm surprised by that,...

Disc brake only. I'm surprised by that, considering Shimano still makes rim brake versions of Ultegra and Dura Ace Di2.

Also, this makes me wonder how much longer 11sp mechanical Ultegra will be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 800
Posted By stevel610

One would think publicity surrounding the...

One would think publicity surrounding the possibility of setting the all time win record would be enough to get him there. Couldn't buy that much exposure.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By veganbikes

You have a cheap bike, so I would avoid another...

You have a cheap bike, so I would avoid another cheap bike. Up the budget a bit or try and find some better bikes in that lower price point. The Diverge uses low end components, the B12 is a tri bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20,534
Views: 4,797,651
Posted By Fendertele

Chain, Park master pliers, Park compact chain...

Chain, Park master pliers, Park compact chain tool, repair stand.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By waters60

I agree they should supply a charging block with...

I agree they should supply a charging block with it since they explicitly say to not use a standard Apple charging block and so many people have more of those to spare that they will end up using...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,426
Posted By Tomm Willians

Generally speaking, as you look at the various...

Generally speaking, as you look at the various groupsets they become lighter and shift better as they become more expensive. Whether the additional costs say between 105 and DuraAce are worth it (or...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,426
Posted By Koyote

It's Ultegra, not Integra. Beyond that, you...

It's Ultegra, not Integra.

Beyond that, you can find all of the requested info here (https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/home.html). Most manufacturers have these website thingies nowadays.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By jolly_codger

My 2˘: If I was in your shoes I'd go with the...

My 2˘: If I was in your shoes I'd go with the Diverge since it looks like the more versatile bike, i.e. at home on the road, gravel, or tame mountain bike trails. The Felt comes up as a tri-bike on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By Mattyb13

Troul great advice and you were dead right. My...

Troul great advice and you were dead right. My Power meter battery was dead and my Bolt was telling me to change the battery. Super appreciate the advice.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By blazin

Contact Wahoo support through the website....

Contact Wahoo support through the website. There’s a good chance they will send you a replacement unit.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By greysquirrel

One time I was doing some gravel riding and some...

One time I was doing some gravel riding and some spots were very sandy. I had a crash and the side of my shoe landed in some sand. After the ride, it was almost impossible to "unspool" my Sidi "boa"...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,022
Posted By PeteHski

I liked them (Race TLR 30 mm version), except for...

I liked them (Race TLR 30 mm version), except for me they punctured too easily and I had to retire both very early in their life (under 500 km I think from memory). I could have just been incredibly...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,022
Posted By WhyFi

FYI, most, if not all, of the new performance...

FYI, most, if not all, of the new performance tires that are coming out are ETRTO compliant, so mounting experience should be similar - I've been able to mount them all with just a floor pump. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,022
Posted By WhyFi

I'm currently running the TLRs in 28mm - I've...

I'm currently running the TLRs in 28mm - I've posted about them in the Favorite Tubeless Tires thread.

They're certainly in the conversation for the best all-arounders that I've tried and I'd say...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,022
Posted By WhyFi

In what way are you concerned that race tires...

In what way are you concerned that race tires will die a quick death? Tread life? Cuts?

If regular, small punctures are the problem, tubeless could be an answer. I wouldn't go so far as to run TT...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By Camilo

FWIW, the "boa" system Sidi uses is not actual...

FWIW, the "boa" system Sidi uses is not actual Boa (tm). It is their own proprietary system. The wire laces concept is the same, but the tightening/loosening dial thingy operates significantly...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By MCHunt

Narrow Sidis

You may want to try the Shot. I too loved the narrow Genius, but felt that the non-narrow version wasn't snug enough. I think that the Shot, with the Boas in the middle is easier to tighten down.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 636
Posted By Polaris OBark

Larry?

Larry?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 636
Posted By bampilot06

What PSI was he running?

What PSI was he running?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 636
Posted By Mojo31

Is this tyre toast?

Is this tyre toast?


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Asking for a friend.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,410
Posted By Koyote

If you're happy riding cheap & nasty tires with...

If you're happy riding cheap & nasty tires with tubes, knock yourself out. But don't fall into the common fallacy of believing that your experiences are universal.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,410
Posted By Koyote

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,410
Posted By PeteHski

You need to realise that flats are more common...

You need to realise that flats are more common for some people. I got pretty sick of dealing with flats at the side of the road (that's not my idea of fun) and since running tubeless road tyres I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,410
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I am sure I am effectively preaching to the choir...

I am sure I am effectively preaching to the choir however my 2 Cents worth. Yes tubeless can be a hassle however that hassle occurs at a time of my choosing not on the side of the road at I time...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,410
Posted By chaadster

Another example of why tubeless is awesome.

If I just said my ride yesterday was in a thunderstorm and that I got punctures in both tires, you wouldn’t think it was a great ride, but it was! The rain eased, and by the end of the ride, yielded...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By seypat

You always need a chain catcher. You don't want...

You always need a chain catcher. You don't want your chain to fall off and get ran over by a car.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 03:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,290
Posted By delbiker1

Very little difference between 30 and 32. If I...

Very little difference between 30 and 32. If I was going to do this, it would definitely be at least 34t big cog. You do not state what RD or crank set you are using. lf you have a short cage, the 32...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,186
Posted By PeteHski

Personally I would just remove the valve core and...

Personally I would just remove the valve core and top up with some fresh sealant (of the same type), leaving the old sealant in there. The only time I would consider cleaning out the old sealant is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 11:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,469
Posted By Miles2go

Campagnolo.

Campagnolo.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,469
Posted By Miles2go

I've never had fade, or want...much less need for...

I've never had fade, or want...much less need for more braking power than found with the Campy Bora WTO brake track and their pads...and I love riding mountains. After two full seasons on them, they...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,469
Posted By Miles2go

The gear on my bike is/was found on world tour...

The gear on my bike is/was found on world tour racing bikes. Pros have to brake hard going really fast and not long ago many were on carbon wheels with rim brakes. Mine is a Cervelo R5 (last year...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,132
Posted By SoSmellyAir

OP has budget of $400 and his frame cannot even...

OP has budget of $400 and his frame cannot even fit a 28 mm wide tire mounted on a 622 x 15C wheel. Bora WTO wheels have an internal width of 19 mm (Bike Wheel Bora WTO 45 | Campagnolo...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,837
Posted By merlinextraligh

What you describe as sluggish, may not actually...

What you describe as sluggish, may not actually be slower.

For years people road tires that by today’s standards were way overinflated. A rock hard tire feels fast and responsive as it bounces...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,837
Posted By WhyFi

If you're primarily after a more supple ride and...

If you're primarily after a more supple ride and lower pressures, the first thing I'd do is lower your pressure - you're running a little high for 28s and your weight, IMO. Start there, then...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,966
Posted By tFUnK

If it's windy or gusty you may not want 60mm, at...

If it's windy or gusty you may not want 60mm, at least not in the front. 45mm is good for all around use. I'd be inclined to go with 38-45mm up front and 55-65 in the rear.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,164
Posted By PeteHski

Looks good and I think you are right about the...

Looks good and I think you are right about the wheels looking more "aero" once tyres are fitted. 45 mm is a good all-round rim depth. I presume your saddle height is not set up in the picture i.e....
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