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Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By Sy Reene

Thanks for the suggestion. From a fit...

Thanks for the suggestion. From a fit perspective, I'm not sure how it would be between the R5 and Caledonia though? Looks like fit is a bit more aggressive than the R5, which in turn is more...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,936
Posted By Sy Reene

Interestingly, they've somehow been able to swing...

Interestingly, they've somehow been able to swing being able to sell their new bikes with full manufacturers warrantees.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By Sy Reene

Thanks for the info on the Force weight. I took a...

Thanks for the info on the Force weight. I took a look at that article, with a normal range cassette and batteries (ie. something larger than a 12-25, the groupset weight difference I think ends up...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By Sy Reene

Cervelo vs Cervelo - R5 v Caledonia opinions

Considering amongst this brand, these 2 models.

Not sure when, but supposedly Cervelo now has the R5 able to take up to 34mm tires, and comparing geometry from a fit perspective, there seems to be...
12-04-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 953
Posted By Sy Reene

I'd then take the time to attempt a written...

I'd then take the time to attempt a written correspondence with JetBlue, highlighting that their current size restriction on bike shippers is too small for almost everyone's typical packaging,...
12-04-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,568
Posted By Sy Reene

+1 I have the same but in the very minimally...

+1 I have the same but in the very minimally padded 'gravel' version, and it's been great.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 14,091
Posted By Sy Reene

Are all y'all chains stainless steel or not? ...

Are all y'all chains stainless steel or not? Still a rust problem?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,232
Posted By Sy Reene

Correction...looks like the storefront is run by...

Correction...looks like the storefront is run by Optivations, but ACK may be the distributor/warehousing 'partner' they reference
https://www.optivations.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,232
Posted By Sy Reene

Out of curiosity, and because I didn't know...

Out of curiosity, and because I didn't know Shimano had an Amazon storefront, I did a little digging. Looks like the Shimano storefront is run by ACK Distributors. Haven't heard of them being one of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,694
Posted By Sy Reene

"Bar Tape" ?

"Bar Tape" ?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,442
Posted By Sy Reene

Of course looking at that chart, you should also...

Of course looking at that chart, you should also likely be comparing the 23s at 100 or so PSI to 32s at about 60psi. In addition from aero perspective, the assumption is generally all-else-being...
11-26-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,953
Posted By Sy Reene

Are they reverse threaded? I haven't heard of...

Are they reverse threaded? I haven't heard of this, but wouldn't it make sense for valve cores to reverse thread, given that some pumps have threaded chucks?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By Sy Reene

Are the Pirelli 4S tires really $85 msrp here in...

Are the Pirelli 4S tires really $85 msrp here in the US? Why are tires so price imbalanced in the US (on a percentage basis) vs other bike stuff?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,232
Posted By Sy Reene

Doesn't wattage come into play for chain wear. ...

Doesn't wattage come into play for chain wear. 9000kms with average of 200w vs. 9000kms at average of 100w, etc?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,694
Posted By Sy Reene

Looks at least near the bar ends that you...

Looks at least near the bar ends that you overlapped too much -- you should be only overlapping about 1/3 of the tape width -- in some areas it looks like you've overlapped about 2/3rds of tape width.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Sy Reene

I think that FR3 only come now TLR if you get the...

I think that FR3 only come now TLR if you get the disc brake version, but not for rim brake. I have no idea why they'd opt for having different rims for one vs the other type of wheel. Yes, the FR3...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By Sy Reene

Yes, but also make sure you look at the UK...

Yes, but also make sure you look at the UK prices. A P7 Sport tire sells in the US for same as the PZero Race4S in the UK. Not sure why US pricing on Pirellis seems basically double.
11-25-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By Sy Reene

If you use for Zwift (?), you could perhaps...

If you use for Zwift (?), you could perhaps consider reducing trainer difficulty somewhat. Likely you could get bike to have enough gearing range just keeping the chain on just one of the front...
11-25-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 686
Posted By Sy Reene

Isn't it pretty straightforward and visible to...

Isn't it pretty straightforward and visible to see if there's a mismatch. Eg. the below being a standard lined-up teeth cassette:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,232
Posted By Sy Reene

Just curious, browsed Amazon on Connex chains --...

Just curious, browsed Amazon on Connex chains -- what's the difference between the different letter indicators -- I can see that there is an 11Sp, 11Se, 11s0, 11sX
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,232
Posted By Sy Reene

Campy record or chorus

Campy record or chorus
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By Sy Reene

I've seen lots of PZ Race recs -- has anyone...

I've seen lots of PZ Race recs -- has anyone tried yet the PZ Race 4S tires yet (I assume 4S = 4 Season)?
BRR seemingly gives it high marks -- surprisingly even for RR -- slightly better than the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Sy Reene

Probably Shimano shortage of 105 Di2. Looks like...

Probably Shimano shortage of 105 Di2. Looks like it's not so hard finding Ultegra Di2 version
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Sy Reene

Take a look also at the Boyd Rouleurs, which I...

Take a look also at the Boyd Rouleurs, which I think fall in your pricepoint:
https://boydcycling.com/products/rouleur-alloy-rim-brake-wheelset
11-22-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By Sy Reene

I bought something like the below for trainer...

I bought something like the below for trainer use. Cheap and little risk.
Works fine, but I don't typically much ever go over 45mins in a session because of boredom.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,149
Posted By Sy Reene

I thought the cool kids were licking and sticking...

I thought the cool kids were licking and sticking their chews lined up along the top of the stem?
11-17-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,618
Posted By Sy Reene

What road bike out there sold today, would you...

What road bike out there sold today, would you hazard a guess might be worth something 40-50 years from now? I'd hazard a guess that anything with original electronic groupset is probably out?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3,090
Views: 886,499
Posted By Sy Reene

Are they Italian or English threaded? :innocent:

Are they Italian or English threaded? :innocent:
11-16-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,797
Posted By Sy Reene

I'm a warm and hot guy by default

I'm a warm and hot guy by default
11-16-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,797
Posted By Sy Reene

Smartwool voter here. ...

Smartwool voter here.
https://www.sierra.com/all/mens-socks~d~150/smartwool~b~19440/mens-athletic-socks~d~9888/?page=1&overrideSort=SavingsHighToLow
11-11-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 909
Posted By Sy Reene

I think before using 'stays white' bar tape, you...

I think before using 'stays white' bar tape, you need 'stays black' cycling gloves
11-08-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,176
Posted By Sy Reene

Some issues reported, but hard to really be able...

Some issues reported, but hard to really be able to tell how extensive this really is
https://forums.zwift.com/t/new-zwift-hub-no-power-cadence-speed-data/590852/69
11-06-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 988
Posted By Sy Reene

What's causing your flats? That is, what are you...

What's causing your flats? That is, what are you finding stuck in your tire when you fix each flat? Riding the shoulder is where all the junk is.. try and ride more often in the actual road. I'm...
11-05-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,717
Posted By Sy Reene

It's very aero though. :rolleyes:

It's very aero though. :rolleyes:
11-05-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By Sy Reene

No idea how important, but if concerned, you...

No idea how important, but if concerned, you could just take the chain off the chainrings in front
11-05-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,455
Posted By Sy Reene

There are fully alloy cassettes out there. Very...

There are fully alloy cassettes out there. Very weight weenieish though
https://www.recon-harry.com.tw/products_detail/2/3/7
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,026
Posted By Sy Reene

Here's a bit that I've come across. I'd love to...

Here's a bit that I've come across. I'd love to try this bike

https://cyclingtips.com/2016/11/bikes-of-the-bunch-paris-galibier/

Dave Moulton's Blog - Dave Moulton's Bike Blog - The Paris...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,026
Posted By Sy Reene

Waiting on a CF version of these ...

Waiting on a CF version of these

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x800/0000025512_1200x_cafab860aa7f0404fe198a6fc3167aa32565a9d9.png
11-03-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,717
Posted By Sy Reene

Wasn't that the premise of the Specialized Aethos?

Wasn't that the premise of the Specialized Aethos?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-22, 05:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,145
Posted By Sy Reene

Do you think they'd really name the product "Holy...

Do you think they'd really name the product "Holy Cow" if there was only a very small difference? :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By Sy Reene

Yeah, the Velotoze aren't really something I'm...

Yeah, the Velotoze aren't really something I'm interested in trying to get over size 14US shoes.
If wet riding was my thing, I'd be doing something like these instead:...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By Sy Reene

Sure... google Totes shoe covers (the umbrella...

Sure... google Totes shoe covers (the umbrella company).
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,394
Posted By Sy Reene

Overseas perhaps, bounce around their website -...

Overseas perhaps, bounce around their website - maybe you'll find something
https://www.condorcycles.com/collections/sale-bikes
10-30-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,717
Posted By Sy Reene

FWIW, that's not what Trek's warranty itself...

FWIW, that's not what Trek's warranty itself says, in that all parts are warranteed by Trek itself for 2 years anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3,090
Views: 886,499
Posted By Sy Reene

Tempted, though I already have some Vittoria...

Tempted, though I already have some Vittoria Corsa inventory.. I quite like their (nonTLR) tanwall version appearance.
I suppose a start would be to compare to maybe the Rene Herse Cayuse...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3,090
Views: 886,499
Posted By Sy Reene

Anything wrong with these? Crazy low price for a...

Anything wrong with these? Crazy low price for a new tire

PANARACER AGILIST 2-PACK (https://www.excelsports.com/panaracer-agilest-road-tire-2-pack)
10-30-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,717
Posted By Sy Reene

This may or may not be true. I think that you're...

This may or may not be true. I think that you're assuming that a part bought elsewhere by a customer, was purchased from a non-authorized retailer of said part? I think you meant that the customer...
10-29-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,910
Posted By Sy Reene

So do you try and line up your hairline with your...

So do you try and line up your hairline with your tan line?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,484
Posted By Sy Reene

In your pics at least, the right one's (real)...

In your pics at least, the right one's (real) pins have an obviously different color/shading (darker) than the chain on the left. Is this just a trick of the light in both photos?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,484
Posted By Sy Reene

I thought Shimano used KMC for their enclosed...

I thought Shimano used KMC for their enclosed quicklinks.
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