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Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,710,553
Posted By eduskator

It (only) took 4 months before being back in...

It (only) took 4 months before being back in stock, and 1 month of shipping time, but I finally got my Schwalbe Pro Ones this afternoon. Needless to say that they were installed a few minutes...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,710,553
Posted By ussprinceton

on its way, from Specialized.com size 56cm ...

on its way, from Specialized.com size 56cm

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,710,553
Posted By WorldIRC

Bup Labs mount to mount my Garmin Varia to my...

Bup Labs mount to mount my Garmin Varia to my Bontrager saddle.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By eduskator

Schwalbe Pro One TLE tire - User Experience

Today I cleaned my tires and realized they were a lot more used than I thought. The back one is definitively shot - it's squared off and I can see what looks like metal wires at 2-3 small spots....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,710,553
Posted By bampilot06

Christmas came early this year. Just picked...

Christmas came early this year.

Just picked up:

2022 madone Sl 7 etap
wahoo kickr core
bontrager xxx shoes
shimano r7000 spd sl
garmin 530
bontrager wave cell helmet
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,710,553
Posted By ussprinceton

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 03:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By Johnhill001

Common complaint? I should have a dream bike,...

Common complaint? I should have a dream bike, Trek Emonda SLR9, purchased last year. I would say 30% of my rides, I've had chain drop, moving to larger chainring, and damaging crank. Been in LBS 2-3...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By shelbyfv

Another vote for Orange Seal.

Another vote for Orange Seal.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By NoWhammies

+1 for Orange Seal.

+1 for Orange Seal.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By WhyFi

What's "high pressure"? I've run Orange Seal at...

What's "high pressure"? I've run Orange Seal at 100psi and had no issues permanently sealing significantly larger punctures.

Also, you shouldn't have to worry about assiduously cleaning out old...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,555
Posted By illjustride

Went on a FAST group ride in Central Park

Road with a super fast group ride last week in Central Park. These guys are hitters. I had not ridden with riders these fast in a while. I filmed it and added power metrics. Check out the video...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,710,553
Posted By 808HIcycler

Finally order my power pedals after wanting them...

Finally order my power pedals after wanting them for a year. My bike finally gets here from Guam on Monday next week and I cannot wait to ride again once I get the pedal fit done and the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,710,553
Posted By ultrarider7

New tires! ...

New tires!
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 19,437
Posted By WhyFi

Quick update on my 28mm Michelin Power Road TLRs...

Quick update on my 28mm Michelin Power Road TLRs - I'll be at 3k miles on them within the week and, while it's starting to square off, the TWI dimples on the rear tire are still visible. I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 19,437
Posted By Sy Reene

65psi is the exact enve recommended pressure for...

65psi is the exact enve recommended pressure for your weight. It's also about the max that ETRTO implies is safe. You're right on the edge of the 'official' compatibility. OTOH, Silca's tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By chaadster

If the tape is non-absorbent, it needs either...

If the tape is non-absorbent, it needs either raised texture to provide draining and prevent filming, or it needs that grippy, rubber-like surface feel. Lizardskins DSP has both, and is the best wet...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By Sy Reene

The Fabric Hex tape is very good, though now hard...

The Fabric Hex tape is very good, though now hard to find (especially in all black). I think but not positive, that their Knurl tape is the same stuff with a slightly different texture.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 02:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By PeteHski

. I find this a pita to wrap. At least the...

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I find this a pita to wrap. At least the 2.7 mm is. It was also a bit short for my 440 bars. It does feel quite nice though.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 11,614
Posted By terrymorse

Orange Seal Endurance trades off its ability to...

Orange Seal Endurance trades off its ability to patch bigger holes for a longer viable time in the tire.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By canklecat

I like Arundel Synth Gecko for the utilitarian...

I like Arundel Synth Gecko for the utilitarian aspects. It's grippy without feeling sticky. It doesn't need adhesive, so it can be removed, washed and rewrapped indefinitely, as long as it's not cut...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By Nubie

I like the Supacaz, I now have it on both my...

I like the Supacaz, I now have it on both my bikes. The Lizard Skins only lasted about 3 months before it started to peel and fray, which is odd because I’ve never had that happen before with any...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By zandoval

Ya can go 10 Yards or 10 Feet. When wrapping over...

Ya can go 10 Yards or 10 Feet. When wrapping over old bar tape I use...Franklin Sports Black Bat Tape - 10 Yards12 USD
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By RGMN

The Lizard Skins DSP tape is great up right until...

The Lizard Skins DSP tape is great up right until the tape falls apart, which in my experience is about 2 months. I like Fizik Vento Solocush Tacky...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I hate anything that feels tacky but my bar tape...

I hate anything that feels tacky but my bar tape needs replacing and it's summer. Glad someone had the excellent timing to ask right when I needed to know. 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By WhyFi

I'm a non-glove person and I'm a fan of Bontrager...

I'm a non-glove person and I'm a fan of Bontrager GrippyTack.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 11,614
Posted By jaxgtr

So I ended up staying Tubeless and got the...

So I ended up staying Tubeless and got the Pirelli P Zero Race TLR's. A little more of a struggle to get them on my Aeolus Pro 3v's, but did not require any tools and I did not strain my hands. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 11,614
Posted By WhyFi

Orange Seal.

Orange Seal.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,710,553
Posted By sshakari

Finally decided to get the pedals. ...

Finally decided to get the pedals.

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 11,614
Posted By JohnJ80

Iím right there with you. I have not had a...

Iím right there with you.

I have not had a flat that made stop for the last three years. Thatís 12,000 without a flat. Had I been running tubes, that would have represented at least 18 tubes and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 11,614
Posted By Zaskar

Just back from a 55-mile ride. Apparently, I was...

Just back from a 55-mile ride. Apparently, I was supposed to have a flat today. I noticed the spray when I got home. Thanks tubeless!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 11,614
Posted By phrantic09

I use OS endurance, works excellently.

I use OS endurance, works excellently.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 11,614
Posted By Psimet2001

Same just a longer shelf life on the shelf and in...

Same just a longer shelf life on the shelf and in the tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 11,614
Posted By WhyFi

I've never used the Endurance formula, but...

I've never used the Endurance formula, but regular Orange Seal has never given me a reason to look elsewhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 01:07 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 11,614
Posted By Branko D

I'm a big fan, but several new tools are good to...

I'm a big fan, but several new tools are good to have.

A tubeless pump with an air chamber and I found a set of plastic clips (sold as part of Vittoria's tubeless kit) to hold the bead in place...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,009
Posted By DaveSSS

I've setup a sram axs FD 8 times now with 6...

I've setup a sram axs FD 8 times now with 6 different cranks and had zero chain drops in almost a year. The cranks have been Campy chorus 12 and shimano grx that both offer more range.

I believe...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,710,553
Posted By jadocs

I just picked one up too as a backup to my Co2...

I just picked one up too as a backup to my Co2 system. I've actually been re looking the tools I am carrying and wanted two things...The first that the tools were actually usable. In other words, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 11:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By Camilo

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Indeed - that's what I just did to put together a Force AXS wide ETap group. Found a source that had many of the parts and a reasonable wait for the others. So I placed the order, got some parts...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,663
Posted By aplcr0331

I have loud hubs for the wattzzz increase over...

I have loud hubs for the wattzzz increase over noiseless (pronounced: inferior) hubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By Badger6

Depends what you buy. DT Swiss and Mavic wheels...

Depends what you buy. DT Swiss and Mavic wheels over here are dramatically less expensive, along with Schwalbe, Continental, Challenge, and Vittoria tires, even if you have to pay the VAT, for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By datlas

Based on online prices, wait until you move to...

Based on online prices, wait until you move to UK. Maybe see how next-generation Shimano looks before you choose. My suspicion is even if launched this year it wonít be readily available until 2022....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By Kimmo

Sifn't hanging out for DA isn't a no-brainer....

Sifn't hanging out for DA isn't a no-brainer. Shimano is king.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By DaveSSS

I'll bet that I can find all of the needed parts...

I'll bet that I can find all of the needed parts very quickly. You have to be willing to buy the parts from several sources. Start with a 1x or 2x partial group, then add the crank, chain and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By smashndash

I can't imagine choosing a groupset purely based...

I can't imagine choosing a groupset purely based on which one I can get first. There is probably going to be some difference in quality or features between DA and Red.

If I were you, I'd get any...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 19,437
Posted By WhyFi

Checking in on the Michelin Power Road TLR in...

Checking in on the Michelin Power Road TLR in 28mm - I've got about 700 miles on 'em now (bite me - it's been an up and down spring :notamused:).

First, the bad:

The rear tire did take what I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,136
Posted By msu2001la

Info out today on these. 45mm depth, 25mm...

Info out today on these.
45mm depth, 25mm internal width, 30mm external width. 1255g. Hookless rim, tubeless only, 28mm minimum tire width. Disc only.
$4000
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,295
Posted By popeye

When you resort to personal attacks you have lost...

When you resort to personal attacks you have lost the argument.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,624
Posted By bigevil

well I ended up throwing the Aeolus Pro 37s on....

well I ended up throwing the Aeolus Pro 37s on. They had em in stock and I loved the quick ride I took on them so I bought on the spot. The hub alone was worth the upgrade as it doesn't make a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,710,553
Posted By WorldIRC

New repair stand ...

New repair stand

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,522
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Pro Ones are excellent tires. Don't take them...

Pro Ones are excellent tires. Don't take them off the pavement though.
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,522
Posted By WhyFi

I ride with hookless, tubeless wheels, which have...

I ride with hookless, tubeless wheels, which have the most restrictive compatibility list out there. In addition, no matter what wheels/rims I'm running, I'm going to limit my tire selection to only...
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