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11-15-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By Badger6

I've got the Topeak digital gauge. I fill my...

I've got the Topeak digital gauge. I fill my tires past my "set point," then use the gauge to release the pressure to where I want it. I always know what time it is. :lol:
10-31-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By redlude97

Crankbrothers will still clip in for this...

Crankbrothers will still clip in for this specific type of issue, I tried racing them for a season but hated the feel and the bearings failed after a couple months and I went back to shimano SPD.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 934
Posted By GhostRider62

46T and 13-15 at 80 rpm is 19-22 mph. Bringing...

46T and 13-15 at 80 rpm is 19-22 mph. Bringing the chainring down to 40T reduces those by about 3 mph. Pretty difficult for anyone to answer. You really have no hills, a 10-28 SRAM 12 speed and...
10-22-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,518
Posted By cxwrench

Here's how it works for us. Bike shops normally...

Here's how it works for us. Bike shops normally order parts from one of a small-ish group of distributors. Let's say you're looking for a shimano derailleur. There is only one distributor that would...
10-18-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,012
Posted By spelger

i'm sure he just missed the "bought a bike from...

i'm sure he just missed the "bought a bike from Germany and want to return it before it gets shipped" forum :rolleyes:
10-14-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By tdilf

Just based on looks - - S E V E N

Just based on looks - - S E V E N
10-04-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,257
Posted By WhyFi

He may have had trouble seeing you, particularly...

He may have had trouble seeing you, particularly if the sun was behind you; this time of year, the sun can get low pretty early and make for challenging lighting conditions.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,612
Posted By Caliwild

Oh well, I apparently didn't need any...

Oh well, I apparently didn't need any encouragement to go ahead and get the bike! I'll post photos once I take some....
09-27-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,981
Posted By Koyote

Should I also post my net worth, penis length,...

Should I also post my net worth, penis length, and annual mileage?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 709
Posted By tempocyclist

^ When I first saw that, I thought "damn you're...

^ When I first saw that, I thought "damn you're gonna need a LOOOONG valve extender!" 😂 Then realised it has a valve hole cut-out like a disc.

I don't see many people using that weirdly deep...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 774
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not sure what they're doing with the non-S...

I'm not sure what they're doing with the non-S versions, I just recall that they said they'd only be doing the S in one flavor, for both tubes and tubeless. I haven't looked in to it, but along those...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By Psimet2001

Problems described - If 6 bolt then it seems like...

Problems described - If 6 bolt then it seems like they aren't being torqued properly or in the correct pattern. If you have them unevenly or improperly torqued then they will spring a bit when heated...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By Iride01

Pretty much that is my point. I feel that...

Pretty much that is my point.

I feel that many of the people that always claim their rotors warped provide no evidence other than they appear to go from pad to pad as the wheel rotates. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 717
Posted By WhyFi

That sounds like it could be more of a sealant...

That sounds like it could be more of a sealant issue than a tire issue. A 4-5mm puncture is borderline for a good sealant; if you're having issues with stuff smaller than that, and there's still...
09-13-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,446
Posted By cxwrench

And end up with another thread that's at least 5...

And end up with another thread that's at least 5 pages long because everyone has to argue about it. Forever.
09-13-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,446
Posted By Koyote

We can always count on Larry to ask the deeply...

We can always count on Larry to ask the deeply penetrating, hard-hitting questions.
09-07-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 676
Posted By urbanknight

I actually carry a 700x23-25 tube despite the...

I actually carry a 700x23-25 tube despite the 28mm tires on the bike. A little less room to take up, and it will get me home just fine.
09-05-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 676
Posted By Maelochs

I'd recommend anything in 700x25-28.

I'd recommend anything in 700x25-28.
08-30-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,926
Posted By livedarklions

I'm too lazy to scroll through this whole thread,...

I'm too lazy to scroll through this whole thread, but I think the advice was verify it before you pay it, not don't verify it and don't pay it. There are a lot of fairly sophisticated scams out there...
08-25-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,600
Posted By WhyFi

Crazy idea: instead of using wind as a half-ass...

Crazy idea: instead of using wind as a half-ass proxy for effort, why not get a power meter to directly measure effort?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 942
Posted By genejockey

Looks given, hamers droped, 400w dialed up to.....

Looks given, hamers droped, 400w dialed up to.....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,243
Posted By WhyFi

Lol. What a load of unmitigated poppycock.

Lol. What a load of unmitigated poppycock.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,548
Posted By tomato coupe

To put that in terms that everybody understands,...

To put that in terms that everybody understands, it's about twice the length of a standard dumpster.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,548
Posted By Bah Humbug

It has been explained enough times that if you...

It has been explained enough times that if you don't understand, you don't want to. I wrote it up at least once in this thread myself.

If you can't safely pass, hang back at a respectful distance...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,140
Posted By Mojo31

Loss of consortium has to do with your relations...

Loss of consortium has to do with your relations with your spouse, that is, your sex life. Are you suggesting that that is affected by a loss of a bike?

Some would say that the loss of a bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,326
Posted By brianmcg123

lol. Now thatís a blast from the past. He should...

lol. Now thatís a blast from the past. He should try yelling at them too.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,326
Posted By Bald Paul

The fast group always leaves me behind when I...

The fast group always leaves me behind when I stop to check dumpsters for booze.
08-04-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By chaadster

I have an all-glass roof on my Giulia, and have...

I have an all-glass roof on my Giulia, and have been using a Sea Sucker Talon for several years without issues.

I would not advise mounting to sunroof glass if it can be avoided. Leveraging...
08-04-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By Mojo31

If the Audi cross bars lock into the rail...

If the Audi cross bars lock into the rail fittings like I think they do, I’d go that route.

If they rest on the painted metal them probably not.

Audi sells SeaSucker racks as an A5/S5...
08-04-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By jad3675

I used a knockoff seasucker to take my bike from...

I used a knockoff seasucker to take my bike from Ohio to Florida and back again on a rental minivan with a large panoramic sunroof. It was nice being able to look up and visually verify the suckers...
08-04-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,221
Posted By Koyote

Mine's a hitch-mounted rack. I don't trust the...

Mine's a hitch-mounted rack. I don't trust the flimsy little cables that allow me to lock the bike to the rack -- they could practically be cut with a nail clipper. I carry a heavy U-lock if I expect...
08-04-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,221
Posted By Koyote

Someoneís gonna steal your bike eventually.

Someoneís gonna steal your bike eventually.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 989
Posted By cyclezen

given the bike was designed/spec'd for 650B x2.1...

given the bike was designed/spec'd for 650B x2.1 (=53.3mm) or 700c x 37/38 (from website); going to a 650B x 28 would be a very significant drop in bike height.
And maybe not a desirable drop in BB...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,323
Posted By WhyFi

I know, right? Tubeless is way easier.

I know, right? Tubeless is way easier.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,323
Posted By TakingMyTime

NBD - Canyon Endurace

Canyon Endurace CF SL 8 Di2 (what a mouthful) in Stealth Grey, size Medium

Only about 10 miles on it so I can't really speak to many of the features and ride quality other than it fits great and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,205
Posted By jrobe

A few years ago I bought a fairly inexpensive...

A few years ago I bought a fairly inexpensive used Bianchi steel frame bike and had S&S couplers installed. I have since travelled many times with the smaller case and the lower airline fees. It was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,205
Posted By Bob Ross

Best piece of advice I can offer someone flying...

Best piece of advice I can offer someone flying with a hardshell case for the first time: Make sure the rental car or taxi/Uber you'll be using at your destination can accomodate it! Ask me how I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,789
Posted By KJ43

I think I've seen snippets here and there online...

I think I've seen snippets here and there online about the possibility of using the recess for things other than the smartsense. I'm fine with the cover for now.

One reason I picked the Synapse is...
06-29-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,049
Posted By livedarklions

Amazing how you would post this in a thread where...

Amazing how you would post this in a thread where you just described some people as "desperately deserving" to wipeout and savoring the schadenfreude when they do. I swear, freaking half of the posts...
06-29-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By livedarklions

Sounds more like a Won'tlier than a Wilier.

Sounds more like a Won'tlier than a Wilier.
06-29-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,049
Posted By indyfabz

Unfortunately, the points you make have been, and...

Unfortunately, the points you make have been, and will continue to be, lost on many.

And your observation kind of links into my post in #21 above. I guess the desire was to include several hot...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,713
Posted By Racing Dan

The real danger is when this garbage gets in...

The real danger is when this garbage gets in general circulation and eventually enters the 2nd hand market. Someone not knowing to look for a hook or even knowing "normal" rims has hooks, will mount...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By WhyFi

I'm just thinking that a lot of people went...

I'm just thinking that a lot of people went tubeless to get away from Gatorskins! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By Troul

is the required sealant going to be a bag of...

is the required sealant going to be a bag of concrete?
06-11-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,056
Posted By Mojo31

Neither. Save the coins for the better bike...

Neither. Save the coins for the better bike you’ll inevitably want.
05-21-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By KerryIrons

Not familiar with your particular shoe but I had...

Not familiar with your particular shoe but I had this issue on a pair of shoes once and I just snipped the tongue in a couple of places so it could splay out and not focus the force on the center of...
05-20-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,926
Posted By livedarklions

Seriously. I didn't question the bill for my...

Seriously. I didn't question the bill for my share of the Jewish Space Laser. I just paid it because it was signed by George Soros.

(I believe being Jewish licenses me to make that joke.)
05-20-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,961
Posted By rivers

It's be about 10 months since I posted this...

It's be about 10 months since I posted this thread, and I have finally gotten around to installing a 2 x mullet drivetrain on my gravel bike. I have a 46/30 chainset in the front and an 11-42 in the...
05-20-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,926
Posted By livedarklions

Must be nice to live in a country where you...

Must be nice to live in a country where you aren't subject to such fraud attempts daily. We're routinely bombarded with scam communications supposedly from large corporations pretty constantly. You'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,265
Posted By indyfabz

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBz3PqA2Fmc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBz3PqA2Fmc
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