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09-16-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 302
Posted By Pulse_

Thanks, I share your logic. The goal is to cover...

Thanks, I share your logic. The goal is to cover all weather and surfaces conditions with my 3 bikes so the gravel bike needs to be usable in wet conditions whether it's on pavement, cobblestones,...
09-16-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 302
Posted By Pulse_

Thanks to you all for the answers, I'll sum up...

Thanks to you all for the answers, I'll sum up the answers :)

- Challenge Strada Bianca Pro HTLR -> top rolling resistance without compromising on puncture resistance
Based on this review they...
Replies: 42
Views: 1,141
Posted By Pulse_

Ok so the installation went flawless. What I...

Ok so the installation went flawless.

What I did:
followed this vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7Ft51fAPR8&t=200s
- deburr the edges of all the spoke holes
- went for 21mm Schwalbe...
Replies: 42
Views: 1,141
Posted By Pulse_

Yep, light latex tubes are quite a hassle to...

Yep, light latex tubes are quite a hassle to install apparently. I have 3 latex tubes just in case but I'll take my time for sure. They're not cheap either. I had an hesitation with TPU tubes just to...
Replies: 42
Views: 1,141
Posted By Pulse_

I will ride the same tires for training and...

I will ride the same tires for training and during the challenge. I just ordered a pair of GP5000 in 25mm width based on your feedbacks, with vredestein superlite latex tubes 🙂. Tires have a tan wall...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,398
Posted By Pulse_

It's exactly what I did. I ordered the same...

It's exactly what I did. I ordered the same helmet in 2 different sizes and colors. In theory I should have went with the L. In reality, the M fits me (much) better. So yes, helmets need to be tried...
08-25-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,426
Posted By Pulse_

Ok, I think I'll continue my actual schedule of 3...

Ok, I think I'll continue my actual schedule of 3 rides per week + a longer ride during the w-e :). I feel better with my neck, I try to be aware of my back position while riding and don't hesitate...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 268,873
Posted By Pulse_

Yep, I follow your reasoning. At first I wanted...

Yep, I follow your reasoning. At first I wanted to buy the Triban RC520 only which is recommended as a 1st road bike because it's equipped with shimano 105 and discs for a cheap price. Sadly it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 268,873
Posted By Pulse_

I see the logic, thanks. So you're saying that...

I see the logic, thanks. So you're saying that it's not recommended to upgrade wheels on an entry level bike right? At which minimum bike price would you consider it's worth upgrading wheels?

I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,755
Views: 477,305
Posted By Pulse_

Oh my god. THIS.

Oh my god. THIS.
08-18-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,837
Posted By Pulse_

Hi, glad you both recommend the 60cm bike but...

Hi, glad you both recommend the 60cm bike but there is no choice to make anymore -> it's the one I chose a few weeks ago :). Just wanted to give a feedback. It's already been ridden in southern...
08-18-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,837
Posted By Pulse_

Just to let you know I got a full refund for the...

Just to let you know I got a full refund for the 62cm bike I sent back and I'm still very pleased with the 60cm frame :)
07-07-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,837
Posted By Pulse_

Ok I tested both bikes quite extensively now and...

Ok I tested both bikes quite extensively now and long story short I'll send the 62cm back and keep the 60cm frame. I threw the theory away and just tried to be very honest with myself about how I...
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