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Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 03:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By deepakvrao

Thank guys. Getting my car today. We had a...

Thank guys. Getting my car today. We had a loooong lockdown in India, and things just slowly are opening up again. Lemme use your ideas, and post some pics.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By deepakvrao

2 bikes in a sedan?

Hi guys,

Need some pics of how people fit in 2 road bikes in a sedan. I know plenty do it, but could not find any threads with a search. Would be grateful. Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 268,236
Posted By deepakvrao

​​​​​​ Was just asking to understand the...

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Was just asking to understand the concept. I run 55/60,on 25s which measure 29.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 268,236
Posted By deepakvrao

So, is it that running a 38 at that pressure, is...

So, is it that running a 38 at that pressure, is too high for a 38? Does that mean you think the same rim with a 28 would be better at 80?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 02:54 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 268,236
Posted By deepakvrao

What's WAM?

What's WAM?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By deepakvrao

So, I'd be OK with the Syncros I linked to?

So, I'd be OK with the Syncros I linked to?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 268,236
Posted By deepakvrao

Others have had good experiences with bitex, but...

Others have had good experiences with bitex, but I've also had good experiences with novatec. Had 4 sets on bdop wheels for over 4 years and one on a LB set. They are equally inexpensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By deepakvrao

Doesn't it say 1 1/4th here? ...

Doesn't it say 1 1/4th here?
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/940x2000/screenshot_20200825_071834_chrome_bf0f86892589f27651d7ecd414789d958b026e49.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,906
Posted By deepakvrao

How does waxing the cassette help?

How does waxing the cassette help?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By deepakvrao

There is a guy who makes stems, but I found a...

There is a guy who makes stems, but I found a couple on bike24.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By deepakvrao

Had picked up the Zipp when on a trip to Europe....

Had picked up the Zipp when on a trip to Europe. Zipp is not shippable to India. Lots of new restrictions nowadays. These are manufacturer restrictions. Not that Zipp is available locally, so no idea...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By deepakvrao

Suggestions for a 1 1/4 stem?

Hi Guys,

I need a stem for my Canyon which has a 1 1/4 inch steerer. Canyon wants 110 Euros to ship the 50 Euro stem to my country. Any other suggestions? Aliexperess? I have a couple of the cheap...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 02:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,906
Posted By deepakvrao

You are comparing a mac and cheese to wax?...

You are comparing a mac and cheese to wax? Seriously? LOL
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,906
Posted By deepakvrao

Actually, it can. Only a matter of time before...

Actually, it can. Only a matter of time before you lose concentration and it happens. It's a 'when', not a 'if'.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,694
Posted By deepakvrao

I can understand that but with electronic, the...

I can understand that but with electronic, the shift of 14 teeth is so smooth anyway, so why? Heck, even with mecjh it's never been an issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-20, 03:02 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,694
Posted By deepakvrao

Yes, could never understand why they reduced the...

Yes, could never understand why they reduced the difference at the crank to 13.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 04:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,093
Posted By deepakvrao

Which one would you suggest?

Which one would you suggest?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 04:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,152
Posted By deepakvrao

Had this issue MANY times on our 520s. The 1030s...

Had this issue MANY times on our 520s. The 1030s dont seem to have it.

And yes, being able to tun off the virtual partner should be an easy fix?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By deepakvrao

Yup. Makes sense. Thanks. Nice read.

Yup. Makes sense. Thanks. Nice read.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,694
Posted By deepakvrao

Is that also how it works with SRAM 11/12?...

Is that also how it works with SRAM 11/12? Shifters interchangeable?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By deepakvrao

I absolutely have no clue about the math, but I...

I absolutely have no clue about the math, but I do think that it's accepted that disc brakes stress the spokes more? Or not?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 268,236
Posted By deepakvrao

Five weeks from order to shopping? Wow. My...

Five weeks from order to shopping? Wow. My previous wheelset shipped in 10 to 12 days if I recall correctly.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 268,236
Posted By deepakvrao

So, not sure if I can source the famous 'black...

So, not sure if I can source the famous 'black prince' pads. How many of you use the LB blue pads and are happy with them? I never ride in rain. This is for dry.

Looking at you guadzilla for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,694
Posted By deepakvrao

I like Di2, but etap would work better from my...

I like Di2, but etap would work better from my future upgrades. No need to drill the frames. So, seriously asking, what is it that you prefer so much over di2?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 268,236
Posted By deepakvrao

Ordered my second pair. AR56CO3 rims. 3k matte,...

Ordered my second pair. AR56CO3 rims. 3k matte, no holes, and graphene grooved brake track.

Not on their website, but you can ask for them 56mm deep 28mm wide.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,384
Posted By deepakvrao

Want to buy rim di2 now, and lots of stores have...

Want to buy rim di2 now, and lots of stores have only disc in stock. So, was wondering about when replacement time comes for the groupset, say 3 years down.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,694
Posted By deepakvrao

Is 11 speed etap available easily?

Is 11 speed etap available easily?
Replies: 76
Views: 16,006
Posted By deepakvrao

Good for you. As with all purchases problems only...

Good for you. As with all purchases problems only arise when there is an issue. You obviously have not had any.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,906
Posted By deepakvrao

In fact, I take out the chains when the wax cools...

In fact, I take out the chains when the wax cools a bit, so less runs off the chain. It leaves more wax on the chain, so presumably, more inside the chain too. In spite of this, I have wax coming off...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,384
Posted By deepakvrao

Rim brake groupset availability in years to come?

I know the pros/cons have been done to death, but this is a different question. Do you think groupset manufacturers will continue to sell rim brake sets for say the next 5-10 years?

I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,906
Posted By deepakvrao

It just gets there on the first ride, and falls...

It just gets there on the first ride, and falls off on it's own.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By deepakvrao

Wife and I have 4 wheelsets between us with...

Wife and I have 4 wheelsets between us with Novatec hubs, and they have been fine for maybe 10K kms or so each. No rain rides though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By deepakvrao

Found enough info to avoid them :-)

Found enough info to avoid them :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By deepakvrao

Tokyowheel wheels?

Can't find much info on fora. Any feedback on these?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 268,236
Posted By deepakvrao

So, Graphene track or regular? On WW some guys...

So, Graphene track or regular? On WW some guys are saying that dry braking is actually better with regular tracks, and I rarely ride in rain.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By deepakvrao

Thanks. This page has that info. Between...

Thanks.

This page has that info. Between Bitex and Novatec, which would you choose?

https://bdopcycling.com/product/f482sb-11/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 268,236
Posted By deepakvrao

Thanks Ericoschmitt Guys, Between the...

Thanks Ericoschmitt

Guys,

Between the Bitex RAR9 and the Novatec F482sb-sl, which would you choose? I am sure that the Bitex can be converted to SRAM 12s, but not sure about the Novatec. I see...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By deepakvrao

Thanks Than guys. 20/24 it is then.

Thanks
Than guys. 20/24 it is then.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By deepakvrao

XDR driver for Novatec hubs?

Just ordering a couple of wheelsets with Novatec hubs. Anyone knows if Novatec hubs can be converted to be used with Etap Axs 12 speed?

Specifically this one. F482SB-SL
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By deepakvrao

You think maybe that you are being funny? Nope....

You think maybe that you are being funny? Nope. Just being an ass.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By deepakvrao

Don't know, but I think it hits the potholes...

Don't know, but I think it hits the potholes first and harder?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,694
Posted By deepakvrao

I would love to get etap 12 speed if they were...

I would love to get etap 12 speed if they were priced even somewhere near the di2. For switching to Di2, I need only shifters, derailleurs and the extras. I can keep crank, cassette, chain etc.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,694
Posted By deepakvrao

1. Yes, personal. 2. I have SRAM mech on a...

1. Yes, personal.
2. I have SRAM mech on a bike, and love the hoods. The hydraulic electronic are huge, though that is also aesthetic and/or personal
3. I have plenty of outlets in my bike room,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By deepakvrao

SRAM Rival calipers - max rim width?

Hi Guys,

About to pull the trigger on a set of wheels. 28mm width rims. Should be OK with SRAM rival brakes? These are the rival 22 set.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 03:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By deepakvrao

Front wheel vs rear - spoke count

Hi Guys,

I'm 75kgs, and live in India. Roads I ride on are largely good, but there are the occasional potholes, and a number of 'speed breakers', which I dont slow down much for. Even my carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 02:41 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,694
Posted By deepakvrao

Wiring is an issue only on initial setup or when...

Wiring is an issue only on initial setup or when you saw groupset from one bike to another. If you buy a built bike, even that is not an issue. Just planning to convert a bike to Di2. Decided against...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 268,236
Posted By deepakvrao

Just finished reading thru [again] this entire...

Just finished reading thru [again] this entire thread.

So, a few questions. Getting a couple of wheelsets for wife's and my old rim brake bikes. They have Rival calipers, but looking to upgrade to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 268,236
Posted By deepakvrao

Is that matt or glossy?

Is that matt or glossy?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 268,236
Posted By deepakvrao

Are the Pillar aero decent?

Are the Pillar aero decent?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 268,236
Posted By deepakvrao

Will SRAM Rival brake calipers work with the 46's...

Will SRAM Rival brake calipers work with the 46's 28mm rim?
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