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11-24-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By sean.hwy

Is it leaking or is it condensation from freezing...

Is it leaking or is it condensation from freezing your bottles the night before?

My bottles only leak if I lay them on there side for transporting them in the car. Now I stick all my water...
11-24-21, 02:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,721
Posted By sean.hwy

I thought titanium was stronger/stiffer than...

I thought titanium was stronger/stiffer than steel and aluminum.

https://www.thermofisher.com/blog/metals/wood-at-one-fifth-its-original-thickness-outperforms-steel-and-titanium/
11-20-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,854
Posted By sean.hwy

How well does it work? Can I leave my gopro 9 on...

How well does it work? Can I leave my gopro 9 on pause for say like 60 minutes start to go down a scenic hill and turn on with just remote? How fast does it turn on/record etc??? Seconds or more like...
11-20-21, 12:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,854
Posted By sean.hwy

I have a gopro 9. The video footage is amazing. ...

I have a gopro 9. The video footage is amazing.

If there was simple fast way to turn/on/off record with the gopro 9 I would use it all the time. It was such a hassle to turn to on/record I used a...
11-12-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By sean.hwy

My head hurts now trying to learn about dw link...

My head hurts now trying to learn about dw link and other suspension. ha-ha
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-AbuCDKk9g&list=PL9JDUB95T3lSkAkNDJmdkVomP3S6I1cFK&index=8
11-12-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By sean.hwy

thank you. will look for a bike with dw link...

thank you. will look for a bike with dw link then.

so take away is just get used to the slight pogo effect it's not slowing you down at all/much.

do you have a recommendation for a 2020/2021...
11-12-21, 03:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 895
Posted By sean.hwy

I have never found a light that produces enough...

I have never found a light that produces enough light to see on the ground to be light enough to put on my helmet with out pulling the helmet down. You can get little led lights so you can been seen...
11-12-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By sean.hwy

good looking bikes

good looking bikes
11-12-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By sean.hwy

Really? I have a gravel and road bike and I...

Really?

I have a gravel and road bike and I also was thinking Ti hard tail mnt bike. I am faster than my mnt bike friends up to about 10 to 12%. 15% + their steeper gears, better traction fatter...
11-09-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 408
Posted By sean.hwy

Smart trainer if you can afford both. No way...

Smart trainer if you can afford both.

No way to replicate steep hills on your rollers with power meter pedals.
11-09-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,428
Posted By sean.hwy

If I had SAG or raced I would care a lot about...

If I had SAG or raced I would care a lot about weight and aero.

Who cares if you bike weights less than 15 lbs if you carry 5+ lbs tools/tubes/food/water. Then another 5lbs of...
11-07-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By sean.hwy

thanks guys. pick them up today! they look...

thanks guys.

pick them up today! they look great. need to order cassette and disc brakes.
11-05-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By sean.hwy

That's a cool site. bookmarked.

That's a cool site. bookmarked.
11-05-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By sean.hwy

is this used rim ok to buy?

wheel set for only $200. the rest of both rims looks great. thought I could use it as back up for my gravel bike and put on some gp 5000 32 when then become available again.



just concerned...
11-02-21, 01:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By sean.hwy

I have these on my road and gravel bike. raceface...

I have these on my road and gravel bike. raceface chester
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0947BLJY7/ref=ppx_od_dt_b_asin_title_s00?ie=UTF8&th=1


...
11-02-21, 01:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By sean.hwy

do you have a strava route ?

do you have a strava route ?
11-02-21, 01:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By sean.hwy

Last sat some friends and I rode from oakland to...

Last sat some friends and I rode from oakland to sac to watch the bike races and then took amtrack back.

A little hilly at the begging and the flat with a tail wind! Easiest century you will ever...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,547
Posted By sean.hwy

yes

yes
Forum: Commuting
10-21-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By sean.hwy

I don't find cyclist like waving all the much...

I don't find cyclist like waving all the much here in the bay area. They seemed kind of surprised that I waved at them. I got a much better response when I used to ride motorcycles. Seems like 90%+...
Forum: Commuting
10-21-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By sean.hwy

I bought this hybrid to commute to work ( 5 miles...

I bought this hybrid to commute to work ( 5 miles one way )
https://www.raleighusa.com/redux2-r143

It was awesome for that. I got hooked on biking then found the bike was cost prohibitive to...
10-21-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,500
Posted By sean.hwy

I use my garmin 1030 plus gps all the time...

I use my garmin 1030 plus gps all the time without my smartphone. can type in an address; pick a spot on the map; saved location. like you park your car in Yosemite and want to get back to it etc... ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,379
Posted By sean.hwy

I was digging through my old photos and i found...

I was digging through my old photos and i found the 28mm when I first installed them last year.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,072
Posted By sean.hwy

That was for kickstart back in 2016. Did they...

That was for kickstart back in 2016. Did they ever make it? If so where can you buy it?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,379
Posted By sean.hwy

I got the systemsix march of last year. I am...

I got the systemsix march of last year.

I am probably the wrong guy to ask. I am crit 6 at best. ha-ha

things I noticed a difference:
-gravel bike vs road bike

-23mm tires that came on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,379
Posted By sean.hwy

If I had a 28mm on the bike I would take close up...

If I had a 28mm on the bike I would take close up photos for you. I am using gp5000 25mm just because there where always on sale and available.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,379
Posted By sean.hwy

I have 2019 systemsix. I did not like the 23mm...

I have 2019 systemsix. I did not like the 23mm tires that came with the bike. Kept getting flats. I installed 28mm gp5000. They fit fine. It's a little tight by the seat post.
If the 30mm tired you...
Forum: Commuting
10-15-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By sean.hwy

Can't really add much from what other have...

Can't really add much from what other have already said. If slight vibration roads you could probably get away with flex stem and flex seat post. If you riding through/around major pot wholes from...
10-14-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By sean.hwy

Flatish century ride ideas

I have a friend who is not great at climbing. I walked with him up mt diablo, etc...

I would like todo a century where he can keep up and not have to walk :-)


Looking for century ride ideas...
10-14-21, 01:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By sean.hwy

I have Giant Revolt Advanced 2. It works well up...

I have Giant Revolt Advanced 2. It works well up to about 15 to 20%. I put on 40 rear cassette which helped with the effort but then it's hard to keep the front wheel down. Down hill is no joy on the...
10-06-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,534
Posted By sean.hwy

If she used a smart trainer where you take the...

If she used a smart trainer where you take the tire off and hook it up direct drive I find the "hills" accurate on Zwift. Zwift avg speed on flats/down hill is a joke. And it seems the trainers that...
09-26-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,331
Posted By sean.hwy

I can relate. I used to be an auto mechanic. I...

I can relate. I used to be an auto mechanic. I miss working on my car at place with a lift, air compressor, space, dispose of fluids, cleaning tank etc... I don't miss working on old cars that fall...
09-26-21, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By sean.hwy

Between my four bikes ( 3 gravel one road ) and...

Between my four bikes ( 3 gravel one road ) and six wheel sets I had to do very little to next to zero adjustment when all the cassettes where 11-30, 11-32, 11-34. Maybe just dumb luck between my...
09-24-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By sean.hwy

Confirmed on two of the Liv bikes yes. Two...

Confirmed on two of the Liv bikes yes. Two friends replaced their tires on the factory rims and there was sealant inside. My giant and gf liv we have not changed the tires yet.
09-24-21, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By sean.hwy

Not so sure about that. My Giant gravel bike...

Not so sure about that.

My Giant gravel bike came tubeless as did my gf & friends Liv gravel bike. All came tubeless from the factory. All 4 four bikes purchases this year if that makes a...
09-23-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,175
Posted By sean.hwy

Yes if it only for a few minutes. Never if I am...

Yes if it only for a few minutes. Never if I am going to be using that gear ratio for a while ( 10+ minutes ).
09-22-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,771
Posted By sean.hwy

garmin 1030 plus with Garmin Varia RTL515...

garmin 1030 plus with Garmin Varia RTL515 Rearview Radar Taillight


It's a great combination together.
09-22-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 996
Posted By sean.hwy

I find gloves help with vibration on the road or...

I find gloves help with vibration on the road or if you crash for protection. They wont' help you if you are dumping your weight into your hands and wrist. For that you just need to use your core...
09-22-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 846
Posted By sean.hwy

TRX, planks, yoga, Pilates, core strength.

TRX, planks, yoga, Pilates, core strength.
09-21-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By sean.hwy

here is the thread I was talking aboutGarmin...

here is the thread I was talking aboutGarmin Varia RTL510 and saddlebagshttps://www.bikeforums.net/electronics-lighting-gadgets/1152195-garmin-varia-rtl510-saddlebags-3.html3D Printed Accessories /...
09-21-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By sean.hwy

There's a thread on here where someone has made...

There's a thread on here where someone has made every imaginable type mount for garmin/gopro/wahoo from 3d printer and then sourced it to one of those companies that does it for you. If I can find...
09-21-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,218
Posted By sean.hwy

Another happy customer with 2 inch Kuat Racks...

Another happy customer with 2 inch Kuat Racks Sherpa 2.0. The bike rack is my favorite upgrade. I think nothing of taking my bike out of town. Before there was always a thought was it worth it to...
09-19-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By sean.hwy

Do you replace the master link each time or reuse...

Do you replace the master link each time or reuse it 2 or 3 times before replacing it? Seems like all the master links I have seen for sale say one time use only.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By sean.hwy

That's a good climb and elevation for me. I would...

That's a good climb and elevation for me. I would need/want the 1 to 1 gears. I have found the lower to gears to not be any faster but a lot more enjoyable going up the hill. In my case my knees hurt...
09-09-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By sean.hwy

here's a list of recommend gravel bikes ...

here's a list of recommend gravel bikes

https://www.bikeradar.com/advice/buyers-guides/best-gravel-bikes

One of the first ones they list has the Shimano GRX RD-RX810...
09-09-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By sean.hwy

There's nothing special about the Giant's. Just...

There's nothing special about the Giant's. Just find any gravel bike you like with a rear derailleur Shimano GRX RX-810.

I am in the 50+ club myself with two bad knees from a motorcycle accident....
09-09-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By sean.hwy

https://velonut.com/blog/shimano-grx-2x-drivetrain...

https://velonut.com/blog/shimano-grx-2x-drivetrain-with-11-40t-cassette
09-09-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By sean.hwy

Some people say an 11-42t fits. I don't know how...

Some people say an 11-42t fits. I don't know how though I put an 11-40t on my and b screw was backed all the way out.

An 11-40t 100% fits. I have it on my bike. BUT it does not shift the same as...
09-08-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By sean.hwy

My Giant revolt adv 2 comes with Crankset...

My Giant revolt adv 2 comes with

Crankset Praxis Albe 2D, 32/48
Rear Derailleur Shimano GRX RX-810
Cassette Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11x34


Since it has a GRX RX-810 I was able to install a...
08-31-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By sean.hwy

The link provide above looks safe ...

The link provide above looks safe
https://www.speeco.tech/abb-aero-break-away-handlebars/

Your hands are wide and right next to the brakes. It would take no time at all to pop up from your elbows...
08-30-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,696
Posted By sean.hwy

X-Alp Flow Pop...

X-Alp Flow Pop (https://www.pearlizumi.com/US/en/shop/men/cycling-shoes/mountain/x-alp_flow_pop/p/15192103)
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