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Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By Sy Reene

Well I imagine I could slide the saddle further...

Well I imagine I could slide the saddle further back until the top of the clamp hits the curve and Stop line (while the bottom clamp would lose contact in that ~1cm length), which I think was the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 380
Posted By Sy Reene

Some of this is IMO debatable. Without rider...

Some of this is IMO debatable. Without rider weight being known that is. Traction - I'd say this depends on how much deflection/deformation of the tire there is into the road surface (due to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By Sy Reene

I understand the question as to whether in his...

I understand the question as to whether in his instance the top or bottom of his clamp can go to the "Stop" line on the saddle rail. Eg. pic below. I'd definitely at least my case assume it's the...
08-11-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By Sy Reene

So in sum, every bolt on a bike is a candidate...

So in sum, every bolt on a bike is a candidate for Anti-seize, and it's likely a better/safer option than choosing just grease?
Grease for anything that moves, though of course not on chains, or...
08-10-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,394
Posted By Sy Reene

1.6% is expensive?

1.6% is expensive?
08-10-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,394
Posted By Sy Reene

+1. The $200 coverage or whatnot I would presume...

+1. The $200 coverage or whatnot I would presume coverage for normal operations. If they flagrantly screwed up, then I'd say (but what do I know) that all bets are off. Like the coatcheck...
08-10-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,394
Posted By Sy Reene

This doesn't sound like a UPS store issue. It...

This doesn't sound like a UPS store issue. It seems the problem is that the shipper was provided address labels that used previously used tracking numbers from other random completed shipments. Odd
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 866
Posted By Sy Reene

Just use TheProsCloset for reference. Their used...

Just use TheProsCloset for reference. Their used bikes are sometimes higher priced than new.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Sy Reene

I assume though he's referring to the new...

I assume though he's referring to the new Vittoria Corsa N.EXT tires.. which I doubt there's much knowledge of yet:
https://www.vittoria.com/us/en/tires/road-tires/corsa-next
08-06-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By Sy Reene

Are you on a unicycle? Everything you asked is...

Are you on a unicycle? Everything you asked is singular. Do you have specific brand/model of the wheel(s) you have? Someone more versed in mtb gear can then probably tell you if the wheels you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 45,950
Posted By Sy Reene

It's too bad nobody's selling a reasonable...

It's too bad nobody's selling a reasonable ketchup packet (or smaller even) version of this stuff. Heinz goes for $.10/packet and that includes the ketchup. Take an 8 ounce jar of Rema for $20 and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 286
Posted By Sy Reene

FWIW, you can get a very general description of...

FWIW, you can get a very general description of what each firmware update does here: https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/e-tube/project/firmware.html
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 45,950
Posted By Sy Reene

what if you open it upside down? :innocent:

what if you open it upside down? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 286
Posted By Sy Reene

Maybe so, but I'd still ask if there's something...

Maybe so, but I'd still ask if there's something along the lines of 'release notes' that cover what the update is supposed to gain you in the way of additional functionality or fixing something you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,097
Posted By Sy Reene

Heck no.. Indiana is the most brutal and uncaring...

Heck no.. Indiana is the most brutal and uncaring possible environment (or so I hear)...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,097
Posted By Sy Reene

how bizarre. I can't imagine how that could...

how bizarre. I can't imagine how that could happen. :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 736
Posted By Sy Reene

We're saying the same thing.. I wrote: "Of...

We're saying the same thing.. I wrote: "Of course, therefore the same 28mm Tire will inflate to smaller width on the wider (external) wheel." The wider external width wheel is the FFWD wheel, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,829
Posted By Sy Reene

Sounds like a horrible experience. Who is 'they'...

Sounds like a horrible experience. Who is 'they' though? I assume not direct from the BMC US website.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 736
Posted By Sy Reene

Very illustrative on how there can be very...

Very illustrative on how there can be very different ways to make and shape a wheel. On one hand, a 21mm internal yields a 30mm wide external width, in the 2nd instance, 25mm internal only yields...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,073
Posted By Sy Reene

Maybe it sounds better in native German.. Google...

Maybe it sounds better in native German.. Google translate tells me it might be called Gelb Gefroren
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 05:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,073
Posted By Sy Reene

Took another look today at Canyon's site.. is...

Took another look today at Canyon's site.. is this a new color they're now offering in your bike model? Called "Frozen Yellow", I don't remember seeing this before.
SL8 Di2 FROZEN YELLOW...
08-03-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By Sy Reene

Been to a restaurant lately? QR codes are...

Been to a restaurant lately? QR codes are becoming standard fare for menu delivery at your table
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 736
Posted By Sy Reene

do you have the GP5k "TL" or newer "TR" model...

do you have the GP5k "TL" or newer "TR" model tires? I understand the TRs are made narrower
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 736
Posted By Sy Reene

fwiw, my understanding is that many of the newer...

fwiw, my understanding is that many of the newer TL tires are now nominally sized to run to their stated width on wider rims. IOW, a '28mm' tire in the past would be about 28mm if put on a 17mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 852
Posted By Sy Reene

Well, it seems you need a Wide fit cycling shoe. ...

Well, it seems you need a Wide fit cycling shoe. Look at Lake, or something like these from Northwave?
https://northwave.us/products/northwave-origin-plus-wide?variant=37296644784283
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Sy Reene

Velotoze as mentioned or look thru Gripgrab's...

Velotoze as mentioned or look thru Gripgrab's offerings, eg. https://www.gripgrab.com/collections/shoe-covers/products/raceaqua
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 20,490
Views: 4,782,132
Posted By Sy Reene

Curious how you get on with the RideNow tpu...

Curious how you get on with the RideNow tpu tubes. Looked them up, and at ~$9 each could be interesting if they hold air.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,073
Posted By Sy Reene

Congrats on the new bike. I don't know how or...

Congrats on the new bike. I don't know how or why this thread though became a tubeless crusade. Just ride and figure it out. Goodyear tires... get anything else and you'll probably be golden.
07-26-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,070
Posted By Sy Reene

How much weight savings is there for a fixie vs a...

How much weight savings is there for a fixie vs a single gear with a freewheel?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,073
Posted By Sy Reene

That is a nice surprise. It's stock on the SL8...

That is a nice surprise. It's stock on the SL8 "aero" model, maybe someone in the US assembly factory didn't notice they pulled the wrong sku ? :thumb:
07-24-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,070
Posted By Sy Reene

I thought the Rolex was for captaining...

I thought the Rolex was for captaining submarines, aren't they?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,140
Posted By Sy Reene

Yeah, the leash is to keep the torn off part with...

Yeah, the leash is to keep the torn off part with the bottom, but you can also use the leash to tie the wrapper onto a brake cable if you're so inclined. I don't bother though, I keep edibles in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,140
Posted By Sy Reene

Actually, though it's a bit fiddly, the Clif...

Actually, though it's a bit fiddly, the Clif Shots have the "litter leash" built into the wrapper.. supposed to wrap and lock around one of your bike cables. Anyway, it was a nice attempt at solving...
07-24-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,070
Posted By Sy Reene

Don't be scared. Watts are watts. You can ride...

Don't be scared. Watts are watts. You can ride a bike with a parachute on your back and work just as hard as in aero tucked position. Going a couple mph slower vs faster isn't going to be so...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,802
Posted By Sy Reene

I've heard that the head tubes on modern road...

I've heard that the head tubes on modern road bikes are pretty tall, so your chest is probably up in the wind. Trying finding a -20 degree stem and getting lower. I assume you're not riding in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 422
Posted By Sy Reene

Thought about which tire width would be more aero...

Thought about which tire width would be more aero with whatever rim width your deep wheels have?
07-23-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,070
Posted By Sy Reene

Indeed, a nice article on the subject: ...

Indeed, a nice article on the subject:
https://www.aero-coach.co.uk/uci-road-bike-position-aerodynamics
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,140
Posted By Sy Reene

No mus, no fuss I say. :rolleyes:

No mus, no fuss I say. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-22, 05:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,576
Posted By Sy Reene

T-Lab does PF as well for their Ti bikes. I...

T-Lab does PF as well for their Ti bikes. I think I've heard that for them this accommodates the down and seat tube sizes/shapes better and more stiffness for the frame? Here's their comparison...
07-19-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By Sy Reene

I'd say just try it first as you have it, but......

I'd say just try it first as you have it, but... carefully. On a trainer, you may well find you don't need every gear available, especially the extremely low 1-2 gears which I think might be the only...
07-19-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By Sy Reene

You could, but you might also need to remove a...

You could, but you might also need to remove a link or so from her chain to fit the smaller cassette.
Do you both have the same cranksets in the front (eg. 34/50 tooth rings)?
07-19-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By Sy Reene

At least you both are running 10 speed cassettes....

At least you both are running 10 speed cassettes. I think the issue would likely be that her chain is too long for the 12-28 cassette, so she'd want to be avoiding low gears on the small chainring...
07-19-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By Sy Reene

So.. let the air out of the tires and then call...

So.. let the air out of the tires and then call AAA?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,077
Posted By Sy Reene

On the Campy side, the alloy Shamals or Fulcrum...

On the Campy side, the alloy Shamals or Fulcrum Zero is still around and would be closer to the $1k mark.
07-18-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,813
Posted By Sy Reene

Obviously, but that was kinda my tongue-in-cheek...

Obviously, but that was kinda my tongue-in-cheek point. A 30 mile ride up a constant 2% hill might take 150 minutes on a 22lb bike and 147 minutes on a 16lb wonderbike. I think it's a bit of...
07-18-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,721
Posted By Sy Reene

Play with this calculator. Seems to suggest that...

Play with this calculator. Seems to suggest that higher efforts, despite shortening the time significantly, use overall more kilojoules.
Bike Calculator (http://bikecalculator.com/index.html)
07-18-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,813
Posted By Sy Reene

You must have your riding down to a pretty exact...

You must have your riding down to a pretty exact science, in that you have it timed so perfectly that at the end of your allotted time, you're back home or at your car (or wherever you wanted to...
07-17-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,813
Posted By Sy Reene

Well, yeah.. so if you go slower, your time...

Well, yeah.. so if you go slower, your time spent climbing that hill is longer = more energy expended overall. If you go the same speed on the heavier bike, then the time spent climbing is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By Sy Reene

I skipped the garmin offering and got one of...

I skipped the garmin offering and got one of these. adjustable angle, as well as a bit more clearance from seatpost clamp area.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08N154BBY
07-15-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 550
Posted By Sy Reene

Pedro's Bike Lust for dry cleaning and shine ...

Pedro's Bike Lust for dry cleaning and shine
Rock n'Roll Holy Cow chain lube
T9 for drip lube on pivots etc around the bike
White Lightning Clean Streak as a degreaser once in a while
3M teflon...
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