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05-24-22, 05:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 241
Posted By PeteHski

Okay I'll bite, since I drive a Tesla. Firstly,...

Okay I'll bite, since I drive a Tesla. Firstly, there is no correlation whatsoever between what people drive and their driving ability. Agreed? It's like saying American drivers are clueless. Or...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,369
Posted By PeteHski

I agree. DCRs argument seems to boil down to...

I agree. DCRs argument seems to boil down to cost i.e. for $400 he feels it should double up as an action-cam.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 04:41 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,369
Posted By PeteHski

Having used a Varia for the last 2 seasons I...

Having used a Varia for the last 2 seasons I totally disagree with this. The warning system it gives you is actually very clever and very robust. It would actually be a lot less useful and far more...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,369
Posted By PeteHski

No, I do fully understand that it could have been...

No, I do fully understand that it could have been both. But the reality is that it's not an action-cam, so the poster who was only looking for an action cam and couldn't even see the point in its...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 04:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 705
Posted By PeteHski

That's odd, I find the exact opposite i.e. Silca...

That's odd, I find the exact opposite i.e. Silca calculator recommends a higher pressure for my inputs.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 04:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 705
Posted By PeteHski

I agree. The calculators don't know exactly what...

I agree. The calculators don't know exactly what tyres you are using or the exact road surfaces you are riding. As you say, they are merely a suggested starting point based on their data.

I...
05-23-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 862
Posted By PeteHski

Don't put your saddle way too high and slam your...

Don't put your saddle way too high and slam your stem just because you think it looks pro. Unless you are actually a pro. In which case why would you be reading this *****?
05-23-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 862
Posted By PeteHski

I agree, this is a great tip. Works for skiing...

I agree, this is a great tip. Works for skiing too.
05-23-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By PeteHski

At a quick glance it does look like it can take...

At a quick glance it does look like it can take standard saddle rails and the stock saddle looks hideous!

Now saddles are a very personal choice, but I would start with something pretty standard...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,369
Posted By PeteHski

I'm simply agreeing with Garmin on the intended...

I'm simply agreeing with Garmin on the intended "market" for this product. I haven't read DCR's review of it yet. I know he was a fan of the standard Varia and, from what you say, it sounds like he...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,369
Posted By PeteHski

But he wanted them for a completely different...

But he wanted them for a completely different purpose (action footage + viewing on the head unit) and made it clear that he wasn't interested in its primary functionality, describing it as "$400 for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By PeteHski

Ah I see thanks. Get it sold and buy something...

Ah I see thanks. Get it sold and buy something useful instead.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By PeteHski

The only confused mess here is you.

The only confused mess here is you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,369
Posted By PeteHski

Seems to me he wanted a completely different...

Seems to me he wanted a completely different product.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By PeteHski

Yeah I realise that. So you'd have to ask your...

Yeah I realise that. So you'd have to ask your Cervelo dealer for the missing info right? With Canyon, you just ask on their web-chat (even though pretty much all the info you were looking for was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By PeteHski

Seriously? You looked for more than an hour and...

Seriously? You looked for more than an hour and couldn't find the table I posted above?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By PeteHski

I would sell it for sure as it's complete BS...

I would sell it for sure as it's complete BS bling. But I'm far more curious how you got it for free?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 705
Posted By PeteHski

Yes, of course you can experiment within the...

Yes, of course you can experiment within the stated min-max range for your tyre/rim combo. It was the bit where you stated that you prefer to run your pressures "higher than is ever recommended"...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By PeteHski

I also seriously considered the Caledonia 5 too...

I also seriously considered the Caledonia 5 too (presume that's what you meant). I find it a bit ironic that Cervelo don't even list any of the spec you claimed Canyon was missing (which wasn't...
05-23-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 608
Posted By PeteHski

Yeah, they are both in the "cardio exercise"...

Yeah, they are both in the "cardio exercise" market. They don't have much else in common to be honest. The standard Peloton bike is a manual gym style spin-bike. The Peloton bike+ has a bit more...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 705
Posted By PeteHski

Well in addition to "what you like", there are...

Well in addition to "what you like", there are also safety factors to consider. For example if you are using hookless rims and you exceed the maximum pressure then you could have a sudden blow-out. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 705
Posted By PeteHski

The range printed on the sidewall of the tyre is...

The range printed on the sidewall of the tyre is often just a minimum and maximum pressure. Usually the box/instructions/website will provide you with an actual "recommended" starting pressure based...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By PeteHski

Here you go...

Here you go...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By PeteHski

Apart from that odd spider spec (which I think is...

Apart from that odd spider spec (which I think is likely to be a simple spec error as I can't see it being anything other than standard Shimano) what else is unknown? All the other stuff you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,369
Posted By PeteHski

Well in this particular case the poster...

Well in this particular case the poster completely missed the entire point of the product i.e. radar warning + accident dashcam
I suppose they could have attempted to double it up as a rear facing...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By PeteHski

Why don't you ask them on the web-chat? It's...

Why don't you ask them on the web-chat? It's obviously an odd-ball spec or a mistake. On the component geometry page it shows 52/36 chainrings and crank lengths 170 (XS), 172.5 (S,M,L) and 175 (XL,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By PeteHski

You have lost the plot mate! 32 mm tyre...

You have lost the plot mate! 32 mm tyre clearance on the Dura Ace model you are looking at is listed as the number one main feature of the bike! The 35 mm clearance is listed as the main feature...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By PeteHski

35 mm is the MAXIMUM tyre clearance for the CF...

35 mm is the MAXIMUM tyre clearance for the CF frame, not the tyres it comes with (which varies by model). Max clearance for the SL and SLX frames is 32 mm.

Crank length, rings, bar width are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By PeteHski

Not saying Canyon designations are exactly...

Not saying Canyon designations are exactly intuitive, but the information is all there and not THAT hard to find.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By PeteHski

Click on "Geometry and Dimensions" then open the...

Click on "Geometry and Dimensions" then open the "Component Geometry" drop down, where it lists crank length, chain rings and stem length etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By PeteHski

It's all there on the US site as well. You...

It's all there on the US site as well. You obviously haven't found the "component geometry" tab. Tyre clearance for the CF frame shows 35 mm for me on both US and UK sites. No idea what you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By PeteHski

All of the above are listed in the component spec...

All of the above are listed in the component spec and geometry tables for each bike.

Eg. Endurace CF 8 size M

chain rings = 52/36
crank length = 172.5 mm
bar reach = 70 mm
bar drop = 130 mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By PeteHski

What very important info is missing? The model...

What very important info is missing? The model designations are a bit of a mouthful, but the spec was pretty clear to me when I bought mine. There are 3 carbon frame levels i.e. CF, CF SL and CF...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By PeteHski

Yeah, these are the same frame i.e. CF level. It...

Yeah, these are the same frame i.e. CF level. It gets a bit confusing with the 7 and 8 designation. They use the number to denote the groupset level with 105/Rival = 7 and Ultegra/Force = 8
But...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 507
Posted By PeteHski

You need to realise that flats are more common...

You need to realise that flats are more common for some people. I got pretty sick of dealing with flats at the side of the road (that's not my idea of fun) and since running tubeless road tyres I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:08 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,369
Posted By PeteHski

Video to the head unit would actually be pretty...

Video to the head unit would actually be pretty pointless if you are familiar with how a Varia warning system works.

What I do care about is video evidence if bad things happen. This is clearly...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:02 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,369
Posted By PeteHski

Caveman mentality. Do you live without fire,...

Caveman mentality. Do you live without fire, electricity and running water too?
05-19-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By PeteHski

What's your reasoning behind this statement? ...

What's your reasoning behind this statement?

Personally I would think (for a given surface area) the pad shape i.e. length v width is largely irrelevant to any of the qualities you mention above....
05-19-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,419
Posted By PeteHski

GTFOOH! lol

GTFOOH! lol
05-19-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,598
Posted By PeteHski

This rolling coal thing just seems like ****ting...

This rolling coal thing just seems like ****ting in your own bed to me. I grew up in the industrial north of England and my grandfather, who worked in the mills, suffered with respiratory issues...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,369
Posted By PeteHski

I can't say I'm bothered about action cam use,...

I can't say I'm bothered about action cam use, but I can't argue about the high price. I would only want to see footage from the camera if something crashed into me (or perhaps if there was a ufo...
05-19-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 608
Posted By PeteHski

+1 Having suffered the PC/Windows environment...

+1
Having suffered the PC/Windows environment for many years, I bought my first iMac in 2002 (with the really cool angle-poise arm) and never looked back. Not having to re-boot it several times a...
05-19-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 456
Posted By PeteHski

Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,369
Posted By PeteHski

The Varia gives you far more awareness of what is...

The Varia gives you far more awareness of what is approaching you from behind than your "safe riding instincts" ever did. So there's no need to be afraid of it. All it does is greatly increase your...
05-19-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 608
Posted By PeteHski

Yes, it is the last iPod

Yes, it is the last iPod
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,369
Posted By PeteHski

LOL Might also be handy for retribution if you...

LOL
Might also be handy for retribution if you just ended up with a few broken bones, road rash and a trashed bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By PeteHski

I find that they seal okay by themselves.

I find that they seal okay by themselves.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By PeteHski

Yes, they are exactly like that.

Yes, they are exactly like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 862
Posted By PeteHski

I can't see the OP being up for this...

I can't see the OP being up for this "test"
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,369
Posted By PeteHski

Quite a lot bigger then, but doesn't really...

Quite a lot bigger then, but doesn't really matter.
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