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09-27-22, 12:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 269
Posted By sean.hwy

I buy a lot of my stuff for LBS Sports Basement...

I buy a lot of my stuff for LBS Sports Basement and Mikes bikes.

online
amazon.com
cambriabike.com
probikekit.com
lightbicycle.com
performancebike.com
cannondalespares.com
parktool.com
09-23-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,167
Posted By sean.hwy

An up right bike like a fitness or hybrid bike...

An up right bike like a fitness or hybrid bike with something like touring bars. I think salsa and jone bars are typically used.
09-23-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 511
Posted By sean.hwy

Another vote for Giant fast road. That's a lot of...

Another vote for Giant fast road. That's a lot of bike for the money. If I didn't already invest so much in my gravel bike with several wheel sets I would buy one.

I still want to buy a 2nd wheel...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,724
Posted By sean.hwy

Crater Lake last weekend when they closed it down...

Crater Lake last weekend when they closed it down to cars.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,724
Posted By sean.hwy

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5835_3090b50a3a07f81312a11fb96fbd191bee6fdd88.jpg
09-22-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By sean.hwy

I ordered my lightbicycle wheels with no holes so...

I ordered my lightbicycle wheels with no holes so I don't have to use tape. Not looking forward to having to replace the spokes some day though. Since the nipples are brass you can't even use a...
09-20-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By sean.hwy

My Ibis in post # 5 has been working great with...

My Ibis in post # 5 has been working great with 2x praxis and grx front derailleur. I have over 2000 miles since I converted from 1x.

my bike requires this mount which might amount more leeway on...
Forum: Commuting
09-20-22, 02:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By sean.hwy

basket approach is the most cost effective way. ...

basket approach is the most cost effective way.

yolo way $525 with bag
https://www.tailfin.cc/product/pannier-racks/alloy-racks/alloy-rack/?v=7516fd43adaa


...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 01:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By sean.hwy

I get way too many flats on 25mm & 28mm gp5000s...

I get way too many flats on 25mm & 28mm gp5000s clincher & tubeless ( using orange sealant ).

I am envious of you guys with good luck with gp5000 because they roll faster than my 32mm gravel...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1,402
Views: 328,349
Posted By sean.hwy

I purchased AR 46 with no holes on Nov 2020 ...

I purchased AR 46 with no holes on Nov 2020

post # 1287 (https://www.bikeforums.net/21789297-post1287.html)

What do you consider newer ? With a charge pump or co2 I have not had any issues...
09-19-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,117
Posted By sean.hwy

I never heard of Viathon until a few weeks ago...

I never heard of Viathon until a few weeks ago when my friend told me about them. I never saw one in real life or ever heard anybody talk about them until this weekend at Crater Lake when they shut...
09-16-22, 12:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 601
Posted By sean.hwy

I have a 14 inch metal ruler I bought on amazon...

I have a 14 inch metal ruler I bought on amazon that I use to check my chains. It was kind of pain when most ruler only went to 12 inches but you to to measure just little bit past that.

I have...
09-15-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,694
Posted By sean.hwy

I have a few bikes and several wheels with...

I have a few bikes and several wheels with different tire combos.

aero road bike carbon wheels 28mm gp5000 fastest

gravel bike with same exact carbon wheels and 28mm gp5000 wheels ( about 0.5...
09-15-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By sean.hwy

youtube tutorial for gopro ...

youtube tutorial for gopro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4VFiLm_WsY&t=80s


looks like I did it on my phone. gopro calls it stickers. ha-ha
09-15-22, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By sean.hwy

Some gopro have built in gps. this allows you to...

Some gopro have built in gps. this allows you to overlay say speed, map etc...

I was on a MUP when I came on this BMX with a full face helmet doing 17mph! I was impressed. This was with my gopro...
09-14-22, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By sean.hwy

I noticed today my composite race face chesters...

I noticed today my composite race face chesters pedals on my mtb sound horrible and have a lot of slop in them. They're kind of chewed/beat up also.

while a rebuild kit sounds nice it if was $5...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 723
Posted By sean.hwy

from those pictures I would change tires/inner...

from those pictures I would change tires/inner tube first. Then chain. tune up. if the new chain with the tune is fine I would leave the cassette and chain ring on the bike.

I don't know how...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,509
Posted By sean.hwy

I bought six cheap mason jars from amazon. Since...

I bought six cheap mason jars from amazon. Since I have so many jars it allows me to let the used jar settle for a week then pour most the mineral spirits through a coffee filter into another clean...
09-01-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By sean.hwy

Giant has the best prices out the real bike...

Giant has the best prices out the real bike brands.

You might get lucky with chinese brand. I doubt it though. Most reviews show they are not there yet.
$1000 chinese bike is not $2000 name...
09-01-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By sean.hwy

Mks always pedals ...

Mks always pedals
https://www.mkspedal.com/?q=en/product/node/303

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hmltrz9xfXI
08-27-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,540
Posted By sean.hwy

hate/love relationship with tubeless tires. ...

hate/love relationship with tubeless tires.

love:
when you get a tiny hole and you see it self seal.

hate:
maintaining 10+ tubeless tires/wheels. it's pain constantly checking sealant level...
08-26-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By sean.hwy

will have to try that. thx

will have to try that. thx
08-26-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By sean.hwy

have any photo/stories to share?

have any photo/stories to share?
08-26-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By sean.hwy

Following. I have flat pedals on my...

Following.

I have flat pedals on my gravel/road & mnt bike. I have three pairs or flat bottom mnt bike shoes. If I ride at a casual fun pace I can ride over 5+ hours my feet and body feel great....
08-26-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By sean.hwy

indoor/outdoor is fine with me but I would like...

indoor/outdoor is fine with me but I would like to only have to bring on the bike tools, spare tube, water, small amount of food. I am not ready ( bringing everything on the bike ) tent/sleeping...
08-26-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By sean.hwy

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/676x884/screenshot_from_2022_08_26_16_52_18_309fadbff308ae83d3c2befc3fef7f816acf2439.png
08-26-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By sean.hwy

Paid bike tour vacation recommendations?

I am following a strava friend ( have not met IRL ). She is doing Yellowstone over six days. It looks amazing.

She is happy with this tour group...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,509
Posted By sean.hwy

2 to 4 times a month for me. every time I swap...

2 to 4 times a month for me. every time I swap chains I clean the pulleys & chainring. I don't clean all cassettes ( 4+ wheel sets ) as well as I should.

I have a gravel/road bike that at least...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-22, 01:10 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,509
Posted By sean.hwy

You chain last a whole month? Seems like every 7...

You chain last a whole month? Seems like every 7 days I am rotating between two chains. The cleaning/drying of the dirty chain seems to take at least 3 days. Mineral soak 1 day, wipe down as much...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,509
Posted By sean.hwy

I have been thinking about getting an ultrasonic...

I have been thinking about getting an ultrasonic clean and hot pot to try this.



Where do you throw away/recycle the waste?

The auto place takes my transmission fluid and motor oil but they...
08-23-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,448
Posted By sean.hwy

That has happened to me twice. Once at a gas...

That has happened to me twice. Once at a gas station and once a mcdees. I have probably brought my bike in at least 100 other places though. I ride with flat pedals so I don't have the road/mtb...
08-23-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 525
Posted By sean.hwy

This ^^^^^^

This ^^^^^^
08-22-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,169
Posted By sean.hwy

I did the phone, fenix 5 watch, some cheap gps...

I did the phone, fenix 5 watch, some cheap gps computer, wahoo. They all sort of worked ok.

Then I purchased garmin 1030+. the routing on the big screen, switching between the screens on the fly...
08-22-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,448
Posted By sean.hwy

Unless you are superman/spiderman not a lot you...

Unless you are superman/spiderman not a lot you could have really done. I bet if you would have called the police they would not have shown up for another 30+ minutes to several hours later. Just to...
08-19-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,100
Posted By sean.hwy

if you convert a 2x bike that came with grx 810...

if you convert a 2x bike that came with grx 810 to 1x can you use a road link so the 11-46T would work?

or do you need the grx 812 to make the 11-46T work?

I know grx 812 works with the 11-46T...
08-19-22, 01:33 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,751
Posted By sean.hwy

Did you mean kmh instead of mph ? Is this...

Did you mean kmh instead of mph ?

Is this for real? Just doing 30mph solo on road bike ( not a TT bike ) it's almost impossible ( not sprinting for a few minutes )



article from 2017...
08-19-22, 01:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 797
Posted By sean.hwy

The more I read about what it's like on road (...

The more I read about what it's like on road ( flying ), I don't think the job is for me. I just let it go. From my understanding I would be flying to several different customer sites. Keeping a 2nd...
08-16-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,747
Posted By sean.hwy

I live in SJ. Every wed night I see people race...

I live in SJ. Every wed night I see people race aroundHellyer-Piercy Loop
https://www.strava.com/segments/18540038
08-12-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 797
Posted By sean.hwy

That sounds like a dream job! good for him. ...

That sounds like a dream job! good for him.

From my understanding it will be mostly just be the pacific northwest. Nothing exotic. Probably a bunch of small town usa, which would be fun to explore...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By sean.hwy

gravel king 32 slicks I used to run 28mm...

gravel king 32 slicks


I used to run 28mm gp5000 when I was just on the road and then switch over to another wheel set with the gravel kings 32mm. I like being able to ride offroad with gravel...
08-12-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 797
Posted By sean.hwy

yeah that's what I was afraid of. Seems like the...

yeah that's what I was afraid of. Seems like the travel job I am just going to be working/hotel/netflix/hotel gym/sleep.
08-11-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 797
Posted By sean.hwy

thanks, that's good to know. I have never been...

thanks, that's good to know. I have never been a frequent flyer. That makes me less hesitant to apply for the job.
08-11-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 454
Posted By sean.hwy

I have a gravel bike with four wheel sets. Only...

I have a gravel bike with four wheel sets. Only one wheel set has the speed sensor. My garmin 1030+ switches to gps mode when I use the wheels without the sensor.

I know it's using the speed...
08-11-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 797
Posted By sean.hwy

I have never had to travel for work unless you...

I have never had to travel for work unless you count like once every 5 years. I was looking into a new line of work that requires 50% of travel. Before I apply for the job I was wondering how...
08-11-22, 02:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 797
Posted By sean.hwy

travel for a living bring bike?

Anyone travel for a living and bring a bike with you? If I had to start to travel for a living I would end up just watching netflix/prime video all night after work. It would be a lot more fun to...
08-11-22, 02:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By sean.hwy

That would be great if something like that...

That would be great if something like that existed. As far as I know there isn't something to turn your regular shoes into a bike shoe.

I was hit by a car on my motorcycle. My knees do not like to...
08-09-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,751
Posted By sean.hwy

I had to switch to a gravel bike with easier...

I had to switch to a gravel bike with easier gearing for the bay area. My knees where not happy grinding away for hours at like 40rpm on a road bike with 36 front 30 back. ha-ha

Hard to say what %...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,615
Posted By sean.hwy

I got mine fine. order 8/3/22 delivered...

I got mine fine.

order 8/3/22
delivered 8/6/22
08-04-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
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.
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