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07-05-22, 01:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By sean.hwy

Do you have a charge pump or air compressor ?...

Do you have a charge pump or air compressor ? This is the one I bought. It works well. I have been able to seat 50+ tubeless tires on 6 set of rims.
But for some reason my lightbicycle wheelset and...
07-05-22, 01:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 890
Posted By sean.hwy

Looks better than my wrap job. I would keep...

Looks better than my wrap job. I would keep myself then just redo it with new tape in few months like everyone else said. I start from the drops because everyone said so. seems to be about 50/50 on...
07-04-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 498
Posted By sean.hwy

Pretty bike. I almost bought the exact frame.

Pretty bike. I almost bought the exact frame.
07-04-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By sean.hwy

How fast does your wife want to go? Does she...

How fast does your wife want to go? Does she draft you and pedal fast down hill? 30+ mph ?

If you get the Rear Derailleur Shimano GRX RX812 Shadow Plus ( meant for 1x ) it will do 11-46T pair...
07-02-22, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By sean.hwy

I have 2 gravel bikes. 2x and 1x. I find the 2x...

I have 2 gravel bikes. 2x and 1x. I find the 2x comes into it's own as a dual purpose bike. slap on some carbon wheels and gp5000 road tires and try and keep up with my road buddies.

1x is perfect...
07-02-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 891
Posted By sean.hwy

look at my post #9. on my wheel you need a thin...

look at my post #9. on my wheel you need a thin wrench to hold the bottom nut in place so you can loosen the top nut. It will spin freely other wise.


kind of like this
...
06-30-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By sean.hwy

typo probably meant 32mm

typo probably meant 32mm
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 872,075
Posted By sean.hwy

wrong thread. this is only for deals on sale, ...

wrong thread. this is only for deals on sale, not appraisals.

Sports Basement in northern California has Cannodale bikes on sale for 25% off.
...
06-28-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,581
Posted By sean.hwy

My GF loves it when people crash. She laughs a...

My GF loves it when people crash. She laughs a lot when I or anyone else crash. I always feel bad for when someone crashes and check on them except when the GF crashed then I laugh at her for all...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 617
Posted By sean.hwy

If the member average 24 mph for the whole ride...

If the member average 24 mph for the whole ride not just a flat section with a tail wind I would suggest a slower riding group. I don't know anyone that can AVERAGE 24 mph for 2+ hour ride on public...
06-27-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 891
Posted By sean.hwy

I purchased the park tool cone wrench the other...

I purchased the park tool cone wrench the other day. thx for your help.

...
06-25-22, 11:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,178
Posted By sean.hwy

weights and trx at home. When I had free yoga...

weights and trx at home. When I had free yoga classes I used todo that 3 to 5 times a week.
06-25-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 776
Posted By sean.hwy

Really? is that more todo with Pro vs very very...

Really? is that more todo with Pro vs very very fast amateur ? The crit video racing I watch on youtube guys be soft peddling at 200 watts, mostly pedal seems like 300+ watts, then sprint 1000+...
06-25-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 776
Posted By sean.hwy

The do. It's called crit racing ...

The do. It's called crit racing

https://usacycling.org/article/learning-the-cycling-skills-for-your-first-criterium


30 to 60 minutes on bike is basically an all out sprint.
06-23-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 891
Posted By sean.hwy

That's how I would do it and why I asked where...

That's how I would do it and why I asked where can I buy a thin wrench.



Said he does not need a thin wrench. I guess he just uses a single wrench. not sure? that's why I quoted him and asked...
06-23-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 891
Posted By sean.hwy

How does that work? I thought you needed two...

How does that work? I thought you needed two wrenches. In my case I need one thin 17mm for the bottom nut. the top one I can take off the end cap and my normal wrenches work fine on it.

...
06-23-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 891
Posted By sean.hwy

Thanks guys. Now I know what to search for.

Thanks guys. Now I know what to search for.
06-23-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 891
Posted By sean.hwy

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3802_8d08a5698bd220da2a84e57979f22e350901a5b7.jpg...
06-23-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 891
Posted By sean.hwy

thin wrench for hubs

I have extra thin Facom wrenches from when I was an auto mechanic but it's still wide. Where can I buy 17mm wrench that's thinner than my Facom?
06-23-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By sean.hwy

any MUP Coyote creek trail bay trail ...

any MUP

Coyote creek trail

bay trail

canada road on sunday - they close it down for no cars

Iron Horse trail
https://www.strava.com/activities/4244420292
06-22-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By sean.hwy

paradise / hawk hill ...

paradise / hawk hill

https://www.strava.com/activities/7331268381

mt tam
https://www.strava.com/activities/6922847835
Forum: BMX
06-21-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By sean.hwy

I did some strava math. Looks like he went a...

I did some strava math. Looks like he went a little over 16 miles assuming he went all the way to the end. I just happen to see where he started because he popped in from a parking lot when I passed...
Forum: BMX
06-21-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By sean.hwy

how fast do your ride your bmx bike?

I came across a guy today doing over 15 mph+ and we was doing it for a while. I saw him a few times on the MUP. I guess he must have rode 20+ miles with a full face motorcycle helmet on and the glass...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-22, 01:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,050
Posted By sean.hwy

I had an aero bike ( systemsix ) and a topstone...

I had an aero bike ( systemsix ) and a topstone alloy shimmano 105 (2019/20 model I think? before they changed the name to apex 1 2 3 4 ) at the same time. I used to ride them both on the same 10 and...
06-17-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 970
Posted By sean.hwy

This is my understanding also. On a long descent...

This is my understanding also. On a long descent steep I brake several times and coast vs just one long brake.
06-16-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By sean.hwy

https://praxiscycles.com/product/zayante-carbon/ ...

https://praxiscycles.com/product/zayante-carbon/
https://praxiscycles.com/product/levatime-ii-x-kit/...
06-16-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,246
Posted By sean.hwy

I have been using my iphone 13 and gopro9 in...

I have been using my iphone 13 and gopro9 in hindsight mode using the remote works great.

The only problem with gopro9 in hindsight mode is it's not saving any battery power. So the camera only...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By sean.hwy

On my aero road bike systemsix it was not the...

On my aero road bike systemsix it was not the width but the height the was really close. 23/25mm fit great. The gp5000 28mm just barely fit in the back by the seat post.

several of my photos...
06-15-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By sean.hwy

yeah I have to use that tire jack almost 90%+ of...

yeah I have to use that tire jack almost 90%+ of the time on my gf rims she got on her scott gravel bike. gp5000 and some gravel tires. I can't remember which models been a while now. that bike was...
06-15-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 130
Posted By sean.hwy

sorry about that. my only question was...

sorry about that.


my only question was can I use my current crankset (arms and axel) and just buy 1x with the link provided above. If the answer was yes do I need short bolts. That was answered....
06-15-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 130
Posted By sean.hwy

I am the opposite between age and motorcycle...

I am the opposite between age and motorcycle accident. I had surgery on both knees. so I tend to us a lower gear than most people for the same grade.

I have an Ibis MX that I am converting to 2x....
06-15-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 130
Posted By sean.hwy

Seems like I am always on the 32 front 40t back....

Seems like I am always on the 32 front 40t back. Hills are killing me here. ha-ha but yeah I guess as a percentage of time/miles it's mostly the outer ring.

Strava says
2020 5000 miles /...
06-15-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 130
Posted By sean.hwy

Praxis Albe 2x to 1x

I want to convert my 2x crankset to 1x on my giant revolt.
I have Praxis Albe 2D with 5 bolts @ 110 bcd

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/revolt-advanced-2
Crankset Praxis Albe 2D, 48/32



...
06-14-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 258,570
Posted By sean.hwy

for my ibis mx that I bought last month that came...

for my ibis mx that I bought last month that came with 1x grx.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2x_upgrade_a1ebc83fc3cea3c43886335637874e2b75345c15.jpeg
06-13-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By sean.hwy

I have never had the sk to compare them to the...

I have never had the sk to compare them to the SS. I have the gravelking SS I don't remember them being any different than other tires I have mounted. gp5000 ( sizes 23, 25, 28, 32), VITTORIA RUBINO,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 872,075
Posted By sean.hwy

of course it's better confirm. ...

of course it's better confirm.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/881x339/screenshot_from_2022_06_11_19_03_44_56bbf83d88bf2bcc70cbaa32909735a83bae8871.png
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-22, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 872,075
Posted By sean.hwy

https://www.amazon.com/Continental-700x23C-Racing-...

https://www.amazon.com/Continental-700x23C-Racing-Folding-0101623/dp/B07QB24LQG/ref=sr_1_10?crid=3TUMB5LYXAHCD&keywords=Continental%2BGrand%2BPrix%2B5000&qid=1654923685&sprefix=continental%2Bgrand%2Bp...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 872,075
Posted By sean.hwy

I have not seen 28mm and 32mm gp5000 for that...

I have not seen 28mm and 32mm gp5000 for that price in a long time. I kept buying 23mm and 25mm because those where also on sale.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 872,075
Posted By sean.hwy

https://www.pinkbike.com/news/five-ten-freerider-p...

https://www.pinkbike.com/news/five-ten-freerider-pro-shoes-review-2017.html

my trail running shoe ( salmon speedcross ) has a pocket to hold the laces. my 510 pro cycling shoe does not or if...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 872,075
Posted By sean.hwy

Everyone posting photos of road shoes with...

Everyone posting photos of road shoes with shoelaces, while my biggest grip with most flat bottom mnt/gravel bikes shoes is I can't get them without laces.

Do the laces feel better on your feet or...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,794
Posted By sean.hwy

We must be doing a lot of the same routes in the...

We must be doing a lot of the same routes in the bay area. lol

It's impossible to find a 50+ mile route that you will not encounter 10,000 possible places you might hit/glance/brush up against...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,794
Posted By sean.hwy

Once your ride on gp 5000 and get used to the...

Once your ride on gp 5000 and get used to the speed it's hard to go back. ha-ha

I tried to get my gf to switch the gravel king slicks for day to day rides. She's 90lbs, she was very noticeably...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-22, 01:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,794
Posted By sean.hwy

I love the gp5000 in 23/25/28mm ( what ever is on...

I love the gp5000 in 23/25/28mm ( what ever is on sale ) if I am trying/wanting to go fast. I can't ride them daily, too many flats tubes or tubeless. I prefer gravel king slicks 32mm for daily solo...
06-07-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By sean.hwy

If you fit a Large (5'11" to 6'4") I would buy...

If you fit a Large (5'11" to 6'4") I would buy this Topstone 1. It's 25% off. It's located in Northern California. Then won't ship it :/


https://shop.sportsbasement.com/products/topstone-1
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 872,075
Posted By sean.hwy

Sportsbasement has 25% on Cannondale bikes! ...

Sportsbasement has 25% on Cannondale bikes!

If I didn't already just buy an Ibis gravel bike I would buy a Topstone 1 alloy bike.
...
06-04-22, 10:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,444
Posted By sean.hwy

Yeah this ^^^ Glad you are ok. I doubt I...

Yeah this ^^^

Glad you are ok. I doubt I would have been so lucky.
06-04-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By sean.hwy

My Praxis 1x front and shimano 812 rear...

My Praxis 1x front and shimano 812 rear derailleur with shimano cassette is constantly dropping the chain. Even on a smooth road going up hill like today. I know a lady with an Ibis MX and she bought...
06-04-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,213
Posted By sean.hwy

Funny you should say that. Just the other day I...

Funny you should say that. Just the other day I tried a rock garden with my new gravel bike at slow pace picking my lines and sure enough I still tagged my side wall and blew my tire off :/ Glad I...
06-04-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,213
Posted By sean.hwy

While sure you can and so did I do it, it was...

While sure you can and so did I do it, it was much more fun on my Giant Revolt adv 2 with no toe overlap. I think for road bike it's not that big of deal, on gravel/mnt that does a lot of switch...
06-03-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By sean.hwy

compatibility front derailleur / crankset ( convert 1x to 2x )

I want to convert my Ibis hakka mx 1x grx to 2x grx

https://www.ibiscycles.com/bikes/hakka-mx

Cranks Praxis Zayante Carbon S 30mm spindle, 40t Alloy Ring

Bottom Bracket Praxis M30 - T47...
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