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12-02-23, 04:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,734
Posted By trucklet

I've learned so much from Sheldon's site, it's...

I've learned so much from Sheldon's site, it's invaluable. Was reading the Suntour section in the shop and it made me happy to see the "last updated" date was today.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-23, 05:30 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,813
Posted By Alan K

On the topic: In my younger days, I have gone...

On the topic: In my younger days, I have gone around 50 MPH during my commutes frequently for a short distance. I didn’t have a speedometer but one day I was stopped by the police and given a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-23, 07:01 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,813
Posted By big john

I wouldn't mind being 55 again, except for the...

I wouldn't mind being 55 again, except for the having to work part.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-23, 04:48 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,813
Posted By Bald Paul

Does it count when you forget to turn off your...

Does it count when you forget to turn off your Garmin after being hit by a car, and you're in an ambulance?...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-23, 04:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,160
Posted By Colorado Kid

You be fine. Folks around here climb it on a...

You be fine. Folks around here climb it on a Fixed Gear!:speedy:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-23, 02:13 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 34,575
Posted By choddo

I did a long ride last year with an older...

I did a long ride last year with an older clubmate on a Creo. We had to keep the pace down on the flats for him and then he buggered off up the hills. Got his comeuppance when his battery ran out at...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-23, 06:39 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 34,575
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

This thread started a little over 4 years ago....

This thread started a little over 4 years ago. E-bikes have developed several niche markets for reasons made obvious in this thread. I'm a member of an invitation-only group ride which began in the...
10-23-23, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,078
Posted By msu2001la

Yep. I have some stock wheels that came on my...

Yep. I have some stock wheels that came on my Cannondale that use a Formula 3-pawl hub. They are not silent, but are very quiet.

The sound level on these seems closely related to how much grease...
09-06-23, 05:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,067
Posted By bboy314

Considering the OP is concerned with finding...

Considering the OP is concerned with finding tires to fit a kick scooter, I think theyíll be Ok going forward.
09-04-23, 09:54 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,852
Posted By phughes

That's a Moot point... :innocent:

That's a Moot point... :innocent:
08-31-23, 12:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,852
Posted By msu2001la

Just to add to this, many shops are not even...

Just to add to this, many shops are not even stocking these few remaining entry-level rim brake builds.

In the case of Trek and Specialized, the disc versions are just $100 more on MSRP than the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-23, 04:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,309
Posted By shelbyfv

Had you only known, maybe worked a swap want more...

Had you only known, maybe worked a swap want more noise (https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1279900-lightweight-fenweg-freehub-sound.html) :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-23, 03:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,309
Posted By georges1

I have Mavic Cosmic 571 hubs on my Cosmic Expert,...

I have Mavic Cosmic 571 hubs on my Cosmic Expert, Cosmic Pro and Cosmic Carbone wheels they are among the quietest and the smoothest hubs I have , more or less the same with Zipp 88 and 188 hubs on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-23, 06:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,309
Posted By Troul

Aside from Onyx, Shimano would be the next...

Aside from Onyx, Shimano would be the next affordable option.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,309
Posted By deacon mark

Shimano hubs the quietest by far. I hate loud...

Shimano hubs the quietest by far. I hate loud hubs and Dtswiss are noise makers. I love the Shimano Ultegra Hubs but I don't think they make them any more. Standard 32 hole Ultegra was about a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-23, 12:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,309
Posted By Iride01

I was use to fairly quiet Shimano freehubs. Then...

I was use to fairly quiet Shimano freehubs. Then my new and current bike came with a Specialized hub that I think is made by DTswiss. It's freehub seems to be as noisy as one could ever possibly be....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-23, 06:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,066
Posted By WorldIRC

Just got this one too! ...

Just got this one too!
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-23, 07:16 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 15,890
Posted By aliasfox

You must know meÖ My 2021 build was a rim...

You must know meÖ

My 2021 build was a rim brake Cannondale built up with SRAM Force. Just to have something different from my Ultegra and disc equipped Lynskey.

My (just completed!) 2023 build...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 15,890
Posted By Eric F

My gravel bike bars (Whisky Spano) have a 12deg...

My gravel bike bars (Whisky Spano) have a 12deg flare. That seems pretty good. I'd go a bit narrower for my road bike, though. My issue is that I can bring myself to ditch the current CF integrated...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-23, 07:39 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 15,890
Posted By sir_crash_alot

I had an ex-gf skier who would sincerely make...

I had an ex-gf skier who would sincerely make that argument about snowboarders. I should have known right then and there that it wasn't going to work out...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-23, 01:54 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 15,890
Posted By sir_crash_alot

When will it end you filthy animals.

When will it end you filthy animals.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-23, 09:05 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 45,809
Posted By oris

Same deal here but I'll usually swap the pair. ...

Same deal here but I'll usually swap the pair.

I liked the SWorks Turbo RapidAir before the new T2/T5 came out. Those had excellent grip but wore down quickly and picked up a lot of little cuts. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-23, 12:35 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 15,890
Posted By tomato coupe

No one cares (sigh).

No one cares (sigh).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-23, 11:36 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 15,890
Posted By mschwett

ignorance is bliss. and it's also still...

ignorance is bliss.

and it's also still ignorance!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-23, 11:15 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 15,890
Posted By genejockey

Yes, my Canyon, with its fat tires, sloping top...

Yes, my Canyon, with its fat tires, sloping top tube, and heavy disc brakes, somehow manages to be the lightest, and the fastest bike in my stable.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-23, 11:24 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 45,809
Posted By WhyFi

I'm about 10 days/400 miles in to a set of...

I'm about 10 days/400 miles in to a set of Vittoria Corsa NEXT, too. My impressions pretty much line up with primov8's, so far; they mounted/seated easily, hold air very well, are pretty damn grippy...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-23, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 625,796
Posted By Sierra_rider

From today's climbing-filled ride: ...

From today's climbing-filled ride:
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-23, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 625,796
Posted By Ogsarg

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Panoche road. Eastern San Benito county. This was my turnaround point. ...
05-23-23, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21,548
Views: 2,993,874
Posted By pasoud

First post in this thread! Took my recently...

First post in this thread!
Took my recently restomodded '97 Bianchi Campione D'Italia (does '97 count as classic/vintage? It was 26 years ago...) for a quick lunchtime 6-mile ride down to a nearby...
04-29-23, 07:02 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 7,660
Posted By chaadster

The CF was claimed to improve stiffness compared...

The CF was claimed to improve stiffness compared to regular Ti and improve vibration damping.

https://roadbikeaction.com/holland-exogrid/?doing_wp_cron=1682772148.8627400398254394531250
04-29-23, 07:00 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 7,660
Posted By chaadster

Yeah, the ExoGrid tech was a co-molding process,...

Yeah, the ExoGrid tech was a co-molding process, so I thing the CF tube is inserted into the Ti tube and then molded under pressure, forcing it up into the cutouts in the Ti.

I donít recall seeing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-23, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21,260
Views: 5,134,181
Posted By bampilot06

bought a bontrager pump. Only took me 4 walmart...

bought a bontrager pump. Only took me 4 walmart pumps to realize they suck.
04-20-23, 10:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,211
Posted By Troul

...just punch a 6mm hole in the tread & add a...

...just punch a 6mm hole in the tread & add a little extra for it to seal it up? :p

If the stuff is thiccccc as it is, I'd be concerned of it creating an issue with the bead staying uniform. A...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-23, 04:26 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 45,809
Posted By PeteHski

Yeah, no-brainer for me. I have 30 mm GP5000S TR...

Yeah, no-brainer for me. I have 30 mm GP5000S TR on my race bike and 32 mm Pirelli Cinturatos on my training/spare bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-23, 03:50 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 45,809
Posted By PeteHski

If the pros are happy to run 30 and 32 mm tyres...

If the pros are happy to run 30 and 32 mm tyres at Paris-Roubaix then they can't be that much of a compromise on speed and certainly faster and more comfortable on rougher roads.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-23, 11:21 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 45,809
Posted By robbyville

yup ditto, Iíve put a ton of different tires on...

yup ditto, Iíve put a ton of different tires on and only the GP5000ís have given me grief (on these rims). but I do like the rode qualities enough to keep bringing me back to them lol
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-23, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21,260
Views: 5,134,181
Posted By daihard

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Finally gone tubeless.
04-11-23, 04:55 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,029
Posted By tempocyclist

I've had good success using a Dynaplug stabby...

I've had good success using a Dynaplug stabby tool thing to seal a bigger hole in my road tubeless. Jammed it in and out, spun the wheel a few times to get sealant onto it, then aired it up with CO2,...
04-10-23, 01:42 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,029
Posted By urbanknight

Same reason I carry auto insurance when I havenít...

Same reason I carry auto insurance when I havenít been in an accident in 2 decades.

Seriously though, I now carry only 1 tube and some plugs. If I rip two tires that badly on the same ride, Iíll...
04-10-23, 11:29 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,029
Posted By mschwett

it was impressive. ...

it was impressive.

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04-10-23, 10:35 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,029
Posted By tomato coupe

That's a lot of incorrect statements packed into...

That's a lot of incorrect statements packed into one post.
04-10-23, 06:10 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,029
Posted By Trsnrtr

My main bike is tubeless but my spare bikes that...

My main bike is tubeless but my spare bikes that rarely get ridden have been converted back to tubes (TPU),
04-09-23, 07:22 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,029
Posted By b88

I should had made it more clear cleaning out the...

I should had made it more clear cleaning out the tires, I meant pulling the dried up crap off the beads. I'm even too lazy for that lol. Apologies.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-23, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By masi61

chadne - my new disc bike (that still is not...

chadne - my new disc bike (that still is not finished being built) takes max of 28mm tires. My 2 rim brake bikes are limited to 25’s in the front. I do have a Hutchinson Secteur 28 on my titanium...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-23, 04:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,599
Posted By chaadster

Yes, you can use an alloy extender, but...

Yes, you can use an alloy extender, but obviously, because of the difference in material hardness, you’ll want to take care not to stress the thread interface (as with overtightening). Like, I might...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-23, 07:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,599
Posted By chaadster

No, TPU are much more compact than latex tubes.

No, TPU are much more compact than latex tubes.
03-13-23, 10:09 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,001
Posted By john m flores

70 in Colorado in the 90s

70 in Colorado in the 90s
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-23, 08:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,023
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Bravo. This is the first hookless advantage in...

Bravo. This is the first hookless advantage in this thread that seems to make sense.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-23, 01:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,658
Posted By Zaskar

The requisite garage door pic: My road bikes...

The requisite garage door pic:

My road bikes have been black on black on black for the past 14 years. It was time for a change.
To do:
- Swap 42mm bar for 44mm
- Cut steer tube, remove two...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 676
Posted By scottfsmith

Another rider here that is enjoying the Conti...

Another rider here that is enjoying the Conti GP5000 S TR 30c tubeless. I got them right when they came out and had only one flat which sealed well enough. The durability seems fine 2000 miles or so...
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