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08-04-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 418
Posted By sean.hwy

I have always just used the limit screws on the...

I have always just used the limit screws on the front and rear derailleurs. Super easy that way.
Forum: Commuting
08-04-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By sean.hwy

another 10-13mph for a short less than 5 mile...

another 10-13mph for a short less than 5 mile commute. Wearing work clothes, backpack with 14 inch mac laptop, hybrid bike.

Unless you're lucky to have a good route to work with little lights and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 844
Posted By sean.hwy

looks like I bought it just in time. says...

looks like I bought it just in time.

says label created but not shipped yet for me.


...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 844
Posted By sean.hwy

Are you stopping a trailer with 200 lb dog? ...

Are you stopping a trailer with 200 lb dog?



Going to do the Tahoe loop this weekend.

Loops like my brakes will be fine for this weekend. :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 844
Posted By sean.hwy

very good to know thank you going to plan an...

very good to know thank you

going to plan an order now
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 844
Posted By sean.hwy

I thought GRX only L04C and L03A Have you...

I thought GRX only L04C and L03A

Have you installed the L05A on your bike ? That's a great price.

Amazon wants' $85 for L03A :/...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3,058
Views: 877,551
Posted By sean.hwy

i don't like stationary bikes but at that price...

i don't like stationary bikes but at that price makes me think n+1.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 844
Posted By sean.hwy

thanks

thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 844
Posted By sean.hwy

Still good? Having trouble finding replacement...

Still good? Having trouble finding replacement GRX brake pads for the gravel bike. I am so used to auto brake pads. These bike pads look done to me but they are not to what I assume is the warning...
08-03-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 624
Posted By sean.hwy

In the last two years I have owned systemsix (...

In the last two years I have owned systemsix ( aero road bike ), alloy topstone ( gravel bike ), giant revolt adv 2 ( gravel bike ) & now Ibix MX gravel bike.

When I put on the same carbon wheels...
08-01-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 294
Posted By sean.hwy

When I used to commute on motorcycle ( in the...

When I used to commute on motorcycle ( in the rain ) everyday with my mac laptop I used kriega.com . Mine was the roll up kind to keep the rain out.
They make great products.
08-01-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By sean.hwy

I find bib more comfortable. Don't have to be as...

I find bib more comfortable. Don't have to be as tight to keep them up. I ride with shorts 99% of the time though. Bathroom connivence > less tight bibs. ha-ha
08-01-22, 01:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 658
Posted By sean.hwy

I wish strava had it also. I have found myself...

I wish strava had it also. I have found myself wanting to check strava often before midnight.
07-28-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By sean.hwy

Do you have enough room? that looks pretty tight.

Do you have enough room? that looks pretty tight.
07-26-22, 11:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,007
Posted By sean.hwy

Bibs are 100x better while riding your bike. They...

Bibs are 100x better while riding your bike. They don't have to be as tight for falling down. No one sees your back side yada-yada.

Are the better for your whole day out ? TBH most of the time I...
07-22-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By sean.hwy

That makes me a feel a lot better for the trouble...

That makes me a feel a lot better for the trouble and cost I went to convert my Ibis MX to 2x. It's pretty easy and cheap to get a 400 or 600 grx left shifter but it's expensive and very difficult...
07-21-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By sean.hwy

shiamno grx 810 would be an upgrade. the 810...

shiamno grx 810 would be an upgrade. the 810 series has servo wave.
Is it worth the cost is up to you. I have two gravel bikes. Giant revolt adv 2 and Ibis MX. The Ibis has the 810 with servo wave....
07-21-22, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By sean.hwy

My Ibis MX Hakka came with Rear Derailleur...

My Ibis MX Hakka came with
Rear Derailleur Shimano GRX RX812 Shadow Plus
Cassette Shimano XT 11-46
praxis 40T
Shift Levers Shimano GRX R810

It shifted great.

I moved over the
Rear...
07-21-22, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By sean.hwy

If the hole is small it will seal it self while...

If the hole is small it will seal it self while riding. Saw this other day when someone was riding a gravel bike. A bunch of orange sealant spurted out. A few seconds later it stopped. Tire still...
07-16-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,474
Posted By sean.hwy

I grew up on tech. old dude here. I hate touch...

I grew up on tech. old dude here. I hate touch screen in the car ( radio, heater & A/C ) prefer buttons. I hate ipads/tablets prefer a laptop/desktop. I hate typing on my iphone, will always switch...
07-14-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 707
Posted By sean.hwy

What do you think they mean when they say "This...

What do you think they mean when they say "This will be a fully supported ride," ?

Do I only need to carry water and they care of flat tires & food? It would be nice to ride my bike with nothing...
07-13-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 587
Posted By sean.hwy

Some plastic don't play well with gasoline /...

Some plastic don't play well with gasoline / mineral spirits. While I know you can spend $$ and go to chemical store and buy the correct type of plastic
I also know plenty of people have used left...
07-13-22, 02:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,102
Posted By sean.hwy

I have knee injury on both knees. Hurst to be...

I have knee injury on both knees. Hurst to be clicked in. I wear flat bottom mnt bike shoes like from 510. There's other good brands to choose from. They make the soul stiffer than regular running...
07-12-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 587
Posted By sean.hwy

One of these I am going to move to place that I...

One of these I am going to move to place that I get ultrasonic cleaner and air compressor.
07-12-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By sean.hwy

These guys are the experts on wheels, number of...

These guys are the experts on wheels, number of spokes you need for x amount of weight etc...



Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg)...
07-12-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By sean.hwy

ooo. will have to book mark that. thx

ooo. will have to book mark that.


thx
07-12-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 587
Posted By sean.hwy

I have been using a funnel and coffee filter to...

I have been using a funnel and coffee filter to clean the left over mineral spirits. I should probably need to let it settle for a week or more. After a few days it's not settled that much but I want...
07-12-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 587
Posted By sean.hwy

That's really good to know that it can last...

That's really good to know that it can last years. I have tried a few food containers without much luck.
07-12-22, 01:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By sean.hwy

Last sat I went to the Sports Basement / Wahoo...

Last sat I went to the Sports Basement / Wahoo gravel ride. They let you borrow a wahoo computer to test out. I had the garmin 1030+ and the newest wahoo computer side by side for my ride. It was...
07-12-22, 01:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,056
Posted By sean.hwy

I agree with you on the aero benefits for bike...

I agree with you on the aero benefits for bike avg 12 mph would be minimal.

I have lightbicycle 46 deep. I have never notice an issue with crosswinds except at high speed. Like going down hill at...
07-12-22, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By sean.hwy

I have not bike that far north yet. Mill Valley...

I have not bike that far north yet. Mill Valley is about 30 to 40 miles south of you and there's mt tam which is really nice.

https://www.strava.com/activities/6566262624
07-11-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 587
Posted By sean.hwy

After I let the mineral spirits settle for a day...

After I let the mineral spirits settle for a day or two I strain the rest through a coffee filter. I probably should have waiter more a like week for it settle. oh wells.

Do you just soak the...
07-11-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 587
Posted By sean.hwy

Mine leaked. ha-ha Which peanut butter did...

Mine leaked. ha-ha

Which peanut butter did you get?

I have tried various left over food containers without much luck. They would probably be ok if I didn't shake the container.
07-11-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 587
Posted By sean.hwy

easy to clean container for mineral spirits / gas that's clear-ish

I am looking for a container that I can shake with mineral spirits and chain. So, water tight and not shatter with a metal chain being shaken ( no glass mason jars etc.. )

This two stroke mixing...
07-11-22, 02:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,751
Posted By sean.hwy

I do a 37 mile route a lot. It's bumpy with a lot...

I do a 37 mile route a lot. It's bumpy with a lot of turns. There's only a few places that you can really settle down and just get in a tuck and put the power down for top speed.

aero bike (2019)...
07-08-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 555
Posted By sean.hwy

I have had these for two years on my gravel bike....

I have had these for two years on my gravel bike. Never lost a water bottle. I take my gravel bike over mtb trails with big ruts/drops etc...

$28 for two

ThinkTop Ultra-Light Full Carbon Fiber...
Replies: 43
Views: 2,079
Posted By sean.hwy

Another happy user with garmin 1030+ Battery...

Another happy user with garmin 1030+ Battery just last forever.
07-08-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By sean.hwy

I have a giant adv revolt 2. Looks the exact...

I have a giant adv revolt 2. Looks the exact same. I don't remember it there being any kind of trick to it. Remove the top one like you did. remove handle bar/stem. I think I just tapped the fork...
07-08-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By sean.hwy

this site has gazillion handle bars. maybe you...

this site has gazillion handle bars. maybe you can find something there. I have never ordered from them, so don't know if it's a good/safe site.
...
07-08-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By sean.hwy

these ? Scott RC Stix Alloy Bar Ends ...

these ?
Scott RC Stix Alloy Bar Ends
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x369/scott_bar_ends_rc_carbon_stix_25ff8ef580832814a30a4e97af99cd7af41c4388.jpg
07-08-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By sean.hwy

Where did you get 300W FTP from? People with...

Where did you get 300W FTP from?

People with 300W FTP can probably get away with 36F / 28R or even a fixie ha-ha


With bad knees from when car hit me while I was riding my motorcycle and I am...
07-07-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 478
Posted By sean.hwy

I don't have the space, so I don't have any real...

I don't have the space, so I don't have any real world experience.

If you don't mind spending money, everyone seems to love the park tool one.
Park Tool INF-2 Shop Inflator Presta/Schrader...
07-07-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 478
Posted By sean.hwy

who knows what psi a gas station uses. On...

who knows what psi a gas station uses.

On your air compress you can set air pressure with the regulator. If you are not trying to seat a tubeless tire you can set the psi to something low like 90...
07-07-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 478
Posted By sean.hwy

it's not faster at all, sorry. It works great for...

it's not faster at all, sorry. It works great for tubeless tires. can pump up to 220 psi. I never tried that though. I have tried several times to get away with 125/135 psi to set up tubeless tires....
07-07-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By sean.hwy

My Ibis MX grx came with ...

My Ibis MX grx came with
https://www.ibiscycles.com/bikes/hakka-mx
Rear Derailleur Shimano GRX RX812 Shadow Plus
Cassette Shimano XT 11-46

Most bike manufactures are conservative so you could...
07-07-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By sean.hwy

That makes me feel better about my canister floor...

That makes me feel better about my canister floor pump. ha-ha

How many gallons and what psi will your air compressor do? I know some of the tiny compressors only go to 135psi. I tried seating my...
07-07-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 478
Posted By sean.hwy

The 90lb GF has a very difficult time with...

The 90lb GF has a very difficult time with anything close to 100psi. @ 150lbs I have no problem pumping 150psi+ on my charge canister. I just use my body weight and push down. Maybe I am the ideal...
07-07-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By sean.hwy

My Ibis MX came with a 1x Praxis Zayante. I...

My Ibis MX came with a 1x Praxis Zayante. I emailed Praxis on what was required to make it 2x. They replied the same day! They have great customer service.

2x chain ring came within a few days....
07-07-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 237
Posted By sean.hwy

Still working for me. which version of chrome are...

Still working for me. which version of chrome are you on?
...
07-05-22, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By sean.hwy

Do you have a charge pump or air compressor ?...

Do you have a charge pump or air compressor ? This is the one I bought. It works well. I have been able to seat 50+ tubeless tires on 6 set of rims.
But for some reason my lightbicycle wheelset and...
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