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Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,519
Posted By oris

You could look for a long sleeve summer weight...

You could look for a long sleeve summer weight jersey like the Castelli Prologo and Le Col Sport long sleeve jerseys. They both are very lightweight and breath well. For me, they're great for early...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By oris

Might not be exactly what you're looking for as...

Might not be exactly what you're looking for as in feed back but I've purchased a frameset from them and had a good experience.

It's the Cannondale Super Six Hi Mod that I'm riding now, however I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,580
Posted By oris

I'd take a look at the Zipp Service Course SL 70...

I'd take a look at the Zipp Service Course SL 70 or 80 Ergo if you like the flat tops.
03-04-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 3,540,912
Posted By oris

You're looking for the Canyon Hoverbar ...

You're looking for the Canyon Hoverbar

https://www.bikeradar.com/features/so-whats-the-deal-with-canyons-unique-new-hover-bar/
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 813,468
Posted By oris

FWIW, Bike Closet is a bike shop in Vacaville. ...

FWIW, Bike Closet is a bike shop in Vacaville. They ship quickly and honestly have good deals; I shop the site for bib shorts and jerseys often. I personally go to my LBS for most things but...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,922
Posted By oris

I went down the same rabbit hole earlier in the...

I went down the same rabbit hole earlier in the year.

There is some wattage savings but honestly, an aero helmet provides marginal gains. Learning to ride in the drops or the aero position more...
10-30-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,783
Posted By oris

I'm a former heavy duty truck tech so I use a...

I'm a former heavy duty truck tech so I use a majority of Snap-On hand tools. You can get away with a lot cheaper hand tools for house work.

I'd spend the money on specialty bike tools but would...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27,046
Views: 17,295,991
Posted By oris

Cannondale SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod I had the...

Cannondale SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod
I had the standard model several years ago and sold it as I fell out of cycling for a while. Got the chance to purchase this frameset a few months back and build it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,547
Posted By oris

New is better in this case. 2012 is quite a...

New is better in this case.

2012 is quite a while back and you'd be missing out on things like wider tire clearances and disc brakes which makes riding more enjoyable.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,250
Posted By oris

I'd take a look on the inside of the tire but...

I'd take a look on the inside of the tire but otherwise would superglue it and run it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,003
Posted By oris

I keep Rip Van Wafels on a monthly subscription. ...

I keep Rip Van Wafels on a monthly subscription.

I like the taste and has low sugar but still has a decent amount carbs to keep be going. I usually carry one of these along with a Gu Energy Chew...
08-21-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,102
Posted By oris

You should honestly ride each bike to see what...

You should honestly ride each bike to see what you like.

Like another poster noted, most bikes come with quite a few spacers underneath the stem to dial in fit. Generally endurance frames have...
08-18-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,662
Posted By oris

I would say this is a must! I also ride...

I would say this is a must!

I also ride motorcycles and despite loving the wind in my face, it doesn't take much to ruin your vision. Like everyone says, you'll definitely rethink using...
08-03-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,044
Posted By oris

I personally haven't had much luck finding tube...

I personally haven't had much luck finding tube online but weirdly enough, I stopped at a few local bike shops and was able to find tubes. I'd suggest checking out a few if you have a chance.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By oris

I can't tell you much about the Avant but like...

I can't tell you much about the Avant but like Germanrazor, can speak to an Orbea Orca.

The current bike in the stable is a 2020 Orbea Orca M30 and I love it. Previously I've had Cannondales,...
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