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09-27-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 932
Posted By Sy Reene

Sears of course. Don't they sell everything and...

Sears of course. Don't they sell everything and anything?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By Sy Reene

Well I had some creaking on my last ride that was...

Well I had some creaking on my last ride that was quite bothersome. Sprayed some Triflow where the rear saddle rail enters the shell of the saddle itself. Removed creaking with just a hand-compress...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By Sy Reene

Any reason in particular for synthetic lube --...

Any reason in particular for synthetic lube -- vs. eg. TriFlow or somesuch?
09-25-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 440
Posted By Sy Reene

Duration of use depends a lot if you ride 2-3x...

Duration of use depends a lot if you ride 2-3x per week and you only have 1 pair of bibs, vs 3 pairs that you rotate. Miles ridden is also a factor ... just to be obvious.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20,533
Views: 4,796,264
Posted By Sy Reene

Ahh.. got it. Paul Milnes Cycles is a store....

Ahh.. got it. Paul Milnes Cycles is a store. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 20,533
Views: 4,796,264
Posted By Sy Reene

Sorry.. not understanding.. You bought a bike...

Sorry.. not understanding.. You bought a bike from some builder and had them put Merckx branding on it?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 372
Posted By Sy Reene

Just call Trek and ask. Aside from whether they...

Just call Trek and ask. Aside from whether they would switch the crank, you want to know that definitely the shop didn't do an aftermarket switchout and therefore potentially void manufacturer...
09-17-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 7,955
Posted By Sy Reene

Well see... you could have done an ebike ride and...

Well see... you could have done an ebike ride and thrown in the state of ohio as well :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 04:55 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,273
Posted By Sy Reene

Correct, it sometimes happens ...

Correct, it sometimes happens

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,448
Posted By Sy Reene

Now I'm concerned.. are Bpbtti bibs considered...

Now I'm concerned.. are Bpbtti bibs considered generic?
09-10-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 778
Posted By Sy Reene

To be clear, yes you have to pay for each user. I...

To be clear, yes you have to pay for each user. I don't recommend going down the path of doing only 1 account and then futzing with your in-game weights for each rider. If you really don't care...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By Sy Reene

Not zeros, but been using the Keep on Kovers...

Not zeros, but been using the Keep on Kovers KEEPonKOVERS for the Speedplay X's for years. Never lost one or had one fall off.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,273
Posted By Sy Reene

In other words, learning to use clipless is kinda...

In other words, learning to use clipless is kinda like learning how to ride a bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,448
Posted By Sy Reene

I presume in some minds that house brand = generic

I presume in some minds that house brand = generic
09-08-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 518
Posted By Sy Reene

I'll get around to the video. A bit OT though.....

I'll get around to the video. A bit OT though.. how much value is there in a cassette coming with the trainer. What are the odds these days of it coincidentally being the needed 10, 11, 12, 13 or...
09-08-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 518
Posted By Sy Reene

Sorry missed that... but go back a year and...

Sorry missed that... but go back a year and there's a full review on the original (pre-Zwift) model
09-08-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 518
Posted By Sy Reene

fwiw, it's basically a rebranded one of these: ...

fwiw, it's basically a rebranded one of these: https://www.jetblackcycling.com/indoor-cycle-trainers-and-accessories/volt-ems-cycle-trainer/

DCrainmaker did a review on this if you're interested...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,975
Posted By Sy Reene

got it.. Campy's 12-29 was my favorite for many...

got it.. Campy's 12-29 was my favorite for many years, so I kinda understand.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,975
Posted By Sy Reene

Interesting for the ingenuity behind these...

Interesting for the ingenuity behind these designs. Not sure the value is really there. A Centaur 12-32 cassette for ~$60 or one of these for +$100 but saving ~70 grams.
09-05-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 849
Posted By Sy Reene

Could it be the wheel/spoke tension and just...

Could it be the wheel/spoke tension and just being flexy under load? Or the frame itself flexing?
Tried just bending the frame/wheel side to side while off the bike, using body weight and strength?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By Sy Reene

Just go thru the clearance/sale prices. Eg....

Just go thru the clearance/sale prices. Eg. https://www.sierra.com/mens-socks~d~150/pearl-izumi~b~16055,33335/
09-04-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,161
Posted By Sy Reene

Well sure, but I don't think most folks will go...

Well sure, but I don't think most folks will go looking for that info if the seller already told you it's wireless.


They do? That's begging for problems. Cable"less" I could see .. maybe...
09-04-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,079
Posted By Sy Reene

The full story isn't entirely clear, but this was...

The full story isn't entirely clear, but this was a Craigslist ad and post #10 makes me think this was an in-person purchase from the seller of an as-is item. I would still disclose something like...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By Sy Reene

One of those things you wished there were rental...

One of those things you wished there were rental places of stuff like this:
https://www.bikefit.com/p-65-stem-sizer.aspx
09-03-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By Sy Reene

Also depends on where your IRL riding is. Some...

Also depends on where your IRL riding is. Some of the virtual world/routes have gradients not found in some locales, so trainer difficulty setting can help I suppose in emulating your own geography.
09-03-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By Sy Reene

Possibly from over-torquing the seatpost clamp? ...

Possibly from over-torquing the seatpost clamp? Surprised a bit that Trek didn't try and claim this.
09-02-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By Sy Reene

Sorta, but reducing trainer difficulty reduces...

Sorta, but reducing trainer difficulty reduces the amount of shifting you need to do. Also, potentially with a steep enough gradient, if your trainer bike doesn't have low enough gearing, at 100%...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,036
Posted By Sy Reene

Going drip I guess is somewhat of a gateway in...

Going drip I guess is somewhat of a gateway in that it gets you used to doing the OMS/Alcohol baths for stripping new chains of factory grease.
08-30-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,841
Posted By Sy Reene

Advantage of the expedited private shipping...

Advantage of the expedited private shipping companies is speed. OTOH, choosing slow-boat (ie. Royal Mail handoff to USPS) is that the USPS carriers won't be bothered to try and collect duty on an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 696
Posted By Sy Reene

I always liked the off-the-shelf options, but...

I always liked the off-the-shelf options, but still a bit of variety, at Condor:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,574
Posted By Sy Reene

No they aren't.

No they aren't.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 847
Posted By Sy Reene

But is a hub 'rotating mass'? :innocent:

But is a hub 'rotating mass'? :innocent:
08-28-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,542
Posted By Sy Reene

It's not the frame necessarily. Just get...

It's not the frame necessarily. Just get wider-rimmed wheels so that wheel and inflated tire are about the same width.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Sy Reene

Sigh. Another really nice Sidi offering that...

Sigh. Another really nice Sidi offering that doesn't go past EU48 sizing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By Sy Reene

Andy Hampsten has a tour company, looks nice on...

Andy Hampsten has a tour company, looks nice on the website :-)
https://www.cinghiale.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,574
Posted By Sy Reene

So then we cue up these charts: ...

So then we cue up these charts:
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ROAD
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,123
Posted By Sy Reene

What's the difference between the SWorks Torch...

What's the difference between the SWorks Torch and 7s. Torch is wider toebox.. is that right?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By Sy Reene

But isn't the latex surrounded and buffered 360...

But isn't the latex surrounded and buffered 360 degrees by the casing in a tubular, vs in direct contact with the rim material?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By Sy Reene

I have the VAR, and it works, and it's short...

I have the VAR, and it works, and it's short enough in length to fit in a rear jersey pocket, typically alongside my bike wallet.
08-17-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By Sy Reene

oh well.. any luck with Wahoo support? If there...

oh well.. any luck with Wahoo support? If there is something that really needs 'fixed', is this a Wahoo responsibility?
08-17-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By Sy Reene

Have you tried a workaround of uploading to...

Have you tried a workaround of uploading to Garmin, but then sync Strava with Garmin Connect so that your ride goes there thru Garmin?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,539
Posted By Sy Reene

What if he had a power meter, and it showed that...

What if he had a power meter, and it showed that he produced fewer watts with the lower pressure tire. Or he did indeed output the same watts. Or he produced more watts on the lower pressure tire? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 752
Posted By Sy Reene

Are you asking if a smaller wheel diameter (eg....

Are you asking if a smaller wheel diameter (eg. 650b) would work, so that in turn you can fit wider tires?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,539
Posted By Sy Reene

I googled, and it said you should raise your tire...

I googled, and it said you should raise your tire pressure.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,539
Posted By Sy Reene

Higher than what, and for who?

Higher than what, and for who?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,539
Posted By Sy Reene

His assertion, backed by his own data, is that he...

His assertion, backed by his own data, is that he is faster with higher pressure in his tires. Is that in dispute? No matter if he had a power meter or not, Iride finds himself faster with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,539
Posted By Sy Reene

I think it's a bit harsh and incorrect to say...

I think it's a bit harsh and incorrect to say 'worthless'. You did catch that this was a measured result on repeating the same ride 24 times? Yes, it would be worthless perhaps if only done 2-4...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Sy Reene

Well I imagine I could slide the saddle further...

Well I imagine I could slide the saddle further back until the top of the clamp hits the curve and Stop line (while the bottom clamp would lose contact in that ~1cm length), which I think was the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,539
Posted By Sy Reene

Some of this is IMO debatable. Without rider...

Some of this is IMO debatable. Without rider weight being known that is. Traction - I'd say this depends on how much deflection/deformation of the tire there is into the road surface (due to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Sy Reene

I understand the question as to whether in his...

I understand the question as to whether in his instance the top or bottom of his clamp can go to the "Stop" line on the saddle rail. Eg. pic below. I'd definitely at least my case assume it's the...
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