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Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,180
Posted By WorldIRC

My decision to go Garmin was due to the data that...

My decision to go Garmin was due to the data that Garmin Connect makes available at no extra cost. With Wahoo, you’ll need to find an external source to hold your ride data (like Strava) if you want...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,989
Posted By WorldIRC

So far so good. Been several days, including a...

So far so good. Been several days, including a dirty gravel ride. Lots of dirt caked onto the frame and tires but the drivetrain remains quite clean. Nothing more than a quick wipe with a rag.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,989
Posted By WorldIRC

Drivetrain “sounds” amazing now with the Gold...

Drivetrain “sounds” amazing now with the Gold lube applied and dried.

And a shout out to Bettershifting.com for their amazing guides!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,989
Posted By WorldIRC

Just applied the Gold. Definitely "wetter" than...

Just applied the Gold. Definitely "wetter" than the absolute dry. Will give it the night to dry and test run it tomorrow.
06-19-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,629
Posted By WorldIRC

I make a good living charging for professional...

I make a good living charging for professional services (we’re technology consultants).

Likewise, we value the work our lawyers and accountants do for us. And I value the work my local bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,989
Posted By WorldIRC

Been a few weeks and the Absolutely Dry is...

Been a few weeks and the Absolutely Dry is definitely not quiet. Clean… but not quiet.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20,202
Views: 4,503,534
Posted By WorldIRC

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,920
Posted By WorldIRC

I just got a 2020 Roubaix Expert. Loving the...

I just got a 2020 Roubaix Expert. Loving the FS2.0 so far. It definitely makes a difference vs. my previous two bikes that had no such comfort types of systems (despite specs saying the frames were...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27,060
Views: 17,383,584
Posted By WorldIRC

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,989
Posted By WorldIRC

Just completed my first application of the...

Just completed my first application of the Absolute Dry. Per the instructions, I was generous as it acts as a cleaner. It picked up lots of nickel shavings (I assume from the chain) and other crap. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,125
Posted By WorldIRC

Well when you put it that way….

Well when you put it that way….
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,125
Posted By WorldIRC

Apologies, my title should say gravel riding. ...

Apologies, my title should say gravel riding.

I am on a BMC Roadmachine 01 Three with Roval C38 Wheels (tubed) w/ Conti GP5000 28mm tires now.

I can go up to 33mm wide with my frame.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,989
Posted By WorldIRC

Looking for a change :)

Looking for a change :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,837
Posted By WorldIRC

I ended up getting the Park PCS 10.2. So far so...

I ended up getting the Park PCS 10.2. So far so good and I am able to fully control how tight the clamp is around the D-shaped seatpost!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 27,060
Views: 17,383,584
Posted By WorldIRC

Picked up my new BMC Roadmachine 01 Three Kept...

Picked up my new BMC Roadmachine 01 Three
Kept my Roval C38 Wheels
Added a Garmin 1030 Plus and Rally RS200 Pedals
Already had the Varia and other accessories

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20,202
Views: 4,503,534
Posted By WorldIRC

Picked up my new BMC Roadmachine 01 Three Kept...

Picked up my new BMC Roadmachine 01 Three
Kept my Roval C38 Wheels
Added a Garmin 1030 Plus and Rally RS200 Pedals
Already had the Varia and other accessories
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20,202
Views: 4,503,534
Posted By WorldIRC

Garmin Rally RS200!!! I got 20% off too! ...

Garmin Rally RS200!!! I got 20% off too!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20,202
Views: 4,503,534
Posted By WorldIRC

Garmin Edge 1030 Plus ...

Garmin Edge 1030 Plus

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20,202
Views: 4,503,534
Posted By WorldIRC

New repair stand ...

New repair stand

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20,202
Views: 4,503,534
Posted By WorldIRC

Picked up my first Carbon Wheelset! Roval C38's ...

Picked up my first Carbon Wheelset! Roval C38's

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11-17-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By WorldIRC

Love my Spurcycle and I find the sound quite...

Love my Spurcycle and I find the sound quite pleasant yet effective.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By WorldIRC

Nice to see you here on BikeForums!

Nice to see you here on BikeForums!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,665
Posted By WorldIRC

I remember when I worked p/t at my LBS many moons...

I remember when I worked p/t at my LBS many moons ago, we had some "elite" customers that were very proud of how loud their hubs were.

Has this trend now changed?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,945
Posted By WorldIRC

Yep. I tried ordering a cassette and got the not...

Yep. I tried ordering a cassette and got the not shipping to Canada error. Not happening on all Shimano items, just some.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,945
Posted By WorldIRC

It's too bad the UK/EU companies can no longer...

It's too bad the UK/EU companies can no longer ship Shimano products to Canada. We're getting hosed!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,713
Posted By WorldIRC

I bought a 2019 Scott Addict SE on "clearance" a...

I bought a 2019 Scott Addict SE on "clearance" a couple of months ago. Was surprised it was on sale TBH. I paid less than $5000 cdn for a full Di2 bike.

​In the end, your local dealer will either...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,722
Posted By WorldIRC

These were my reasons for upgrading.

These were my reasons for upgrading.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,383
Posted By WorldIRC

My primary reasons for having both Di2 and D-Fly...

My primary reasons for having both Di2 and D-Fly are simply due to me being a techy. No other reason, TBH. I wouldn't have one without the other!
09-21-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,348
Views: 353,701
Posted By WorldIRC

I wear a helmet on every ride that is beyond a...

I wear a helmet on every ride that is beyond a quick "test on my street after making adjustments" .

POC Ventral Air SPIN
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By WorldIRC

Bought a Ventral Air SPIN in the summer. So...

Bought a Ventral Air SPIN in the summer. So expensive, but so comfy!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20,202
Views: 4,503,534
Posted By WorldIRC

D-Fly for my Di-2 ...

D-Fly for my Di-2
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20,202
Views: 4,503,534
Posted By WorldIRC

Garmin Varia RTL515 ...

Garmin Varia RTL515

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By WorldIRC

Likely the same on the Cannondale and Specialized

Likely the same on the Cannondale and Specialized
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By WorldIRC

Went to the LBS. Almost all the matte Scott bikes...

Went to the LBS. Almost all the matte Scott bikes have similar characteristics. I suspect it's just a part of the paint process. Regardless, LBS will reach out to Scott to find out a bit more and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By WorldIRC

Nothing inappropriate. I've owned black matte...

Nothing inappropriate. I've owned black matte carbon bikes for 10 years now, never an issue. The bike is only a week old. Just a clean rag and a bit of dish soap after my first ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By WorldIRC

I've had a few people just say carry smaller...

I've had a few people just say carry smaller tubes.

I have a bunch of 700x20/25 Conti Race 28s at home. Guess I'll just use those.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20,202
Views: 4,503,534
Posted By WorldIRC

Scott Addict SE Disc! ...

Scott Addict SE Disc!

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27,060
Views: 17,383,584
Posted By WorldIRC

Nice to see my thread is going strong after 17...

Nice to see my thread is going strong after 17 years!

Just picked up a new 2019 Scott Addict SE Disc, my first road bike with Discs & Di2!

Update: Uploaded better pic!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,383
Posted By WorldIRC

Decided I'm going to sell my basically new Wahoo...

Decided I'm going to sell my basically new Wahoo Elemnt Roam and get the Garmin Edge 830 instead. Too many distractions in Strava when all I want is data (of which the data I have to pay for in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,156
Posted By WorldIRC

This was our practice when I worked at my LBS a...

This was our practice when I worked at my LBS a decade ago.
05-23-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,031
Posted By WorldIRC

So basically, on the road, if the chain breaks,...

So basically, on the road, if the chain breaks, use my chain breaker to remove the damaged link and replace with a spare quick link?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,759
Posted By WorldIRC

Strava is all about the "social aspect". Millions...

Strava is all about the "social aspect". Millions of users contributing their stats / competing on a leaderboard. Getting rid of that simply alienates the masses. Perhaps Strava no longer wants those...
05-17-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,853
Posted By WorldIRC

I use my phone's hotspot very regularly (Canada)....

I use my phone's hotspot very regularly (Canada). No need to pay extra for it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,385
Posted By WorldIRC

I meant the Fabric cageless bottle that comes in...

I meant the Fabric cageless bottle that comes in 750ml doesn't have an insulated option. I'm happy with my Camelbak bottles!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,385
Posted By WorldIRC

Bottle Cages

Hi There

I currently have the Z style Specialized Bottle Cages on both the seat tube and bottom tubes of my 54cm bike.

I use the larger 25oz Camelbak Podium bottles and thought the Z cage...
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