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Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 449,322
Posted By stewartt1982

Apparently, despite my most common cycling routes...

Apparently, despite my most common cycling routes following rivers, I almost never take photos of my bike with water in the background. Anyway two photos with the Tamagawa river in the background as...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,747
Posted By TennBent

While the idea behind these seems interesting,...

While the idea behind these seems interesting, the reviews on the Zenni website say otherwise. The folks who bought them for cycling say that the glasses just don't work for that application and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By texbiker

On April 2nd I rode the zuhne Education...

On April 2nd I rode the zuhne Education Expedition starting in Rosharon, TX.I looked up the starting location Thursday to see how far it was from Kingwood. At first I thought about getting up early...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 788
Posted By LarrySellerz

you should be fine, might break your back wheel...

you should be fine, might break your back wheel sooner than a light person
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,828
Posted By Nicke71

I decided on these as an all round carbon ...

I decided on these as an all round carbon wheelset. Only a few rides in but Iím happy so far. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 449,322
Posted By primov8

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By MinnMan

I seldom bother to struggle getting a tire off...

I seldom bother to struggle getting a tire off the rim when it's so much easier to use a lever. Putting tires on the rim, in some cases I can do it with my hands, in some cases I resort to levers to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By GhostRider62

I am hoping they will stretch after a couple of...

I am hoping they will stretch after a couple of rides. I intend to check that because you are correct, if I cannot remove them on the road, what good are they.

I do notice different road behavior...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-22, 12:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Those statements are likely based on the...

Those statements are likely based on the following: The original GP4000 was released at a time when a 15C rim was still the standard internal width. By the time the GP4000 SII version came along, a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By msu2001la

I've never had problems installing regular...

I've never had problems installing regular clincher non-tubeless GP 5000's on other tubeless ready rims, but I have no experience with them on HED Ardennes specifically.

The GP 5000 TL's have...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By GhostRider62

I have run the Ardennes tubeless but can't say if...

I have run the Ardennes tubeless but can't say if they are any less difficult to mount using Conti's 5000S TR; however, I did mount a set of 5000S TR tires today on another set of wheels and it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By burnthesheep

I have some HED jet stuff, all tubeless ready. I...

I have some HED jet stuff, all tubeless ready. I can't imagine they'd make the rim design for their tubeless ready different across same brand stuff if it is meant for the road. Either way I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 947
Posted By Polaris OBark

I have two sets of them (albeit disc version). ...

I have two sets of them (albeit disc version). Chris King builds with them. Many others do as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 04:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 947
Posted By delbiker1

Last September I purchased a set of Hed Ardennes...

Last September I purchased a set of Hed Ardennes RA Performance disc wheels. I like them very much, internal width just under 21mm, but run them with latex tubes. 27mm Open Pave clinchers measure out...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,751
Posted By Bassmanbob

And this is why I prefer dogs.

And this is why I prefer dogs.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By primov8

Loving the cool air this morning. Great to be...

Loving the cool air this morning. Great to be back on the Helix.

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,751
Posted By mihlbach

Litespeed Ultimate disk with custom wheels I...

Litespeed Ultimate disk with custom wheels I built myself. Acquired 1 week ago. Happy so far, but there hasn't been enough time to develop an informed opinion.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,925
Posted By WorldIRC

Likely unrelated but when I got my bike last...

Likely unrelated but when I got my bike last year, there was a machining defect on the Ultegra cassette. It took a really good eye, but sourced the clicking to a specific cog on the cassette. LBS...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By rekmeyata

YES IT DOES, it gives them 36 years of experience...

YES IT DOES, it gives them 36 years of experience using the technique. I guess from what you're saying is that you would rather go see a first time heart surgeon, and you're going to be his first...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By rekmeyata

Again, you are off base, the cold working...

Again, you are off base, the cold working technique that Lynskey created and patented is a technique that is still being used today by all TI builders, with no innovations done to it since it can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By Groasters

Lovely bike! Same Russian builder as my 2014...

Lovely bike! Same Russian builder as my 2014 Burls (see above post)!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By Groasters

Burls custom Ti, buit 2014. Designed in...

Burls custom Ti, buit 2014.

Designed in England, made in Russia by same builders as the old Colnago Titanio.

7.4kg, running 46-30 FSA K-Light and Ultegra/DA, hand-built wheelset.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By tomato coupe

General Motors pioneered the automatic...

General Motors pioneered the automatic transmission. That doesn't mean they presently make the best transmissions.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By bblair

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New bike day, about 5 years ago. Lynskey R230. Bought the frame through my LBS...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,925
Posted By Noahma

I have a Trek Checkpoint that developed this...

I have a Trek Checkpoint that developed this exact same issue, it progressively got worse over a period of a couple months (was riding my road bike more, so it could have developed quicker) I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 233,459
Posted By drock79

2020 …monda SLR Project One

Here's my 2020 …monda SLR Project One. It was originally a SLR7 with Sram Force AXS and Bontrager Aeolus wheels but I wanted to see how light I could get it. Enjoy
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Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By robbyville

just a thought but Speedvagen in also now working...

just a thought but Speedvagen in also now working in Titanium. Although they werenít when I bought mine (Steel with carbon seat tube. My Speedvagen is the most comfortable bike Iíve ever owned and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By jolly_codger

Like the Eddy Merckx titanium frames, "Built by...

Like the Eddy Merckx titanium frames, "Built by Litespeed".:)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By cat0020

With a Litespeed head badge?

With a Litespeed head badge?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By jolly_codger

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My uber-rare Project Underground Schwinn.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By rekmeyata

Unless you have so much money that spending $13K...

Unless you have so much money that spending $13K on a bike is pocket change, you really don't need to spend that kind of money. Lynskey makes just as good of a bike a Moots and others, in fact...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By Rdmonster69

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By clichty

All super helpful, thank you! I have a 2000s...

All super helpful, thank you! I have a 2000s Serotta Ti that I rebuilt with new Ultegra 11spd and all modern parts. Haven't even ridden the sucker yet (MN winters are awful). I'm just not sure I want...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By cat0020

IME, if your stature is fitting of regular size...

IME, if your stature is fitting of regular size range of frame, there really is not much need to spend $7-8k on a titanium bike.
I bought my 2001 Litespeed Ultimate used on eBay for less than...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By robbyville

New saddle time (again)

Well after quite a few years of scouring for saddles only to come back to my favorite Specialized Toupe with carbon rails circa 2014 or so I was forced back into the market.

the toupe shape had...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27,149
Views: 17,660,445
Posted By oris

I built this Allez Sprint up over the weekend ...

I built this Allez Sprint up over the weekend


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Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By Mojo31

Helps to pull up on the bench or chair surface so...

Helps to pull up on the bench or chair surface so that you actually dent the cardboard with your bones.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,562
Posted By genejockey

Hey! Great meeting you this morning! Did you...

Hey! Great meeting you this morning! Did you ever catch the Spectrum guys?

Are the guys telling you to stick with the big ring only skinny? Because if they are, they don't know. Big guys like us...
12-23-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,081
Posted By WorldIRC

Yup -- no reason not to use this.

Yup -- no reason not to use this.
12-22-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,081
Posted By fooferdoggie

this works well and I have used it on my rack...

this works well and I have used it on my rack clamping it in place in different positions. its really solid....
12-22-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,081
Posted By GrainBrain

Do you think the rubber band is important? I've...

Do you think the rubber band is important? I've zip tied my mount to my saddle bag and didn't use a rubber band. Thanks for sharing this!
12-22-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,081
Posted By WorldIRC

Just got one too for my Bontrager saddle! ...

Just got one too for my Bontrager saddle!


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Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 145,720
Posted By beeballman

Here is My Fuji

Here is my Fuji
2013 Fuji SST 3.0 LE
Frame: Carbon
Upgrades since I bought it: Roval CL50 Wheels, Shimano 105 Cranks, Shimano 105 Brakes, Garmin Varia Radar
Love my bike, would not change a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27,149
Views: 17,660,445
Posted By ckelly_22

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 878
Posted By tempocyclist

I've been in Melbourne for a few days on...

I've been in Melbourne for a few days on business, so I hired a bike (through https://livelo.bike/ who do road bike rentals worldwide) and hit up the Beach Road.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,756
Posted By bruce19

My problem is with the way TREK treated LeMond...

My problem is with the way TREK treated LeMond when he (rightly) called out Armstrong for his doping. I can't speak to the quality/benefits of their bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By chaadster

Handsome!

Handsome!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By malcala622

Half titanium and half carbon ...

Half titanium and half carbon

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By mstateglfr

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'03 Litespeed Classic
Bought...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,052
Posted By cormacf

The Grape Ape

The Grape Ape, a Lynskey Pro 29 with as much titanium as I could get on without my wife losing her mind about an eeWings crank. :)

Does it do anything a Karate Monkey wouldn't do for a lot less?...
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