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Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,872
Posted By sfrider

I've never used a compressor. A regular floor...

I've never used a compressor. A regular floor pump does the job just fine for me.

Why someone wants to disassemble their bike to swap tubes on the side of a road every time they run over a staple...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,872
Posted By WhyFi

It probably won't dry out, but why not just...

It probably won't dry out, but why not just remove it and put it back in the bottle so that it doesn't make a mess in transport?

Also, if these tires are completely seated (witness line visible...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,872
Posted By GBK233

Ironically, Iím the store manager of an...

Ironically, Iím the store manager of an automotive shop that specializes in tires. Was joking with my guys todayÖ.that I couldíve competed a ď4 popĒ(4 new tires mounted and balanced) on a Chevy 2500...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,658
Posted By Eric F

I also had a Honda Civic when I was 16...but...

I also had a Honda Civic when I was 16...but stock rims. My 3rd car was also a Civic. I put bikes that cost more on the roof.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 11:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,813
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I use them to terrorize people on the MUP.

I use them to terrorize people on the MUP.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,492
Posted By Sy Reene

True, until you make your first pump that does...

True, until you make your first pump that does release the valve, so that you can have a pressure reading in the first place.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,492
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We haven't even gotten to the point of the thread...

We haven't even gotten to the point of the thread where we blame you for it being possible to lose air in the first place. Give us a few more pages.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,492
Posted By Brian Ratliff

Relatively easy calculation using ideal gas law....

Relatively easy calculation using ideal gas law. P1*V1 = P2*V2, where P1 is your tire pressure and V1 is your tire volume, V2 is your combined volume of tire plus gage, and solve for P2. Don't worry...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,492
Posted By tomato coupe

Why don't you just measure the pressure 10 times...

Why don't you just measure the pressure 10 times in a row and see how much the readings drop?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 03:42 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,448
Posted By MoAlpha

Why not just wipe it off and ride the bike? ...

Why not just wipe it off and ride the bike?


That's about all one needs to see.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,448
Posted By WhyFi

You probably need to go further with your chain...

You probably need to go further with your chain prep with submersion and agitation to really get the stuff out of the rollers.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,366
Posted By Sy Reene

Or is it that half of the operators screw it up...

Or is it that half of the operators screw it up all of the time? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,647
Posted By genejockey

Used to be you needed to be a med student, or at...

Used to be you needed to be a med student, or at least own a medical dictionary to have med student's disease.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,953
Posted By WhyFi

I went from a Bolt to a 530 last summer. I think...

I went from a Bolt to a 530 last summer. I think that you could argue certain points in favor of one or the other (like mapping = Garmin over the Bolt, all day long, page layout customization = Bolt,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,434,008
Posted By Sy Reene

Very much so confidence inspiring. :D

Very much so confidence inspiring. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,122
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Did you know you can still get killed even if you...

Did you know you can still get killed even if you wear a helmet?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I hope you realize it's an assumption that you're...

I hope you realize it's an assumption that you're making when you say most people use power meters wrong.

I'm replying to you because you're giving advice that's irrelevant, and saying things that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,261
Posted By WhyFi

I have done exactly that. Twice.

I have done exactly that. Twice.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 69,967
Posted By wgscott

I wonder how the chain is doing, 11 years later.

I wonder how the chain is doing, 11 years later.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By WhyFi

Again, it depends. Where is the manufacturer...

Again, it depends. Where is the manufacturer measuring internal width - between the hooks or under them? Which tire manufacturers? Etc. What I can say is that the nomenclature that Giant is using for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27,041
Views: 17,288,955
Posted By InvertedMP

Just picked her up and added some goodies. 2021...

Just picked her up and added some goodies. 2021 Scott Addict RC 20
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By WhyFi

I haven't been going strictly by Zipps approved...

I haven't been going strictly by Zipps approved list - it's still petty abbreviated. I've been looking to manufacturers and the Enve hookless compatibility list.

So far, the following...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,072
Posted By WhyFi

Honestly, it'll probably get a lot more traction...

Honestly, it'll probably get a lot more traction here and it's not like it's inappropriate given the needs and intended use.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,390
Posted By Psimet2001

You will without a doubt have a quicker failure...

You will without a doubt have a quicker failure of the freehub. The pawls aren't tarnished - they have a coating on them to help with long term wear and you have removed it making them softer. That...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By WhyFi

None of them suck. At this point, it's probably...

None of them suck. At this point, it's probably much more important that you shop the shops, rather than shop the brands.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By WhyFi

How warm are we talking? Aren't your feet/socks...

How warm are we talking? Aren't your feet/socks going to be moist with perspiration, anyway?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,365
Posted By melikebikey35

Giant and/or the shop can confirm it. The specs...

Giant and/or the shop can confirm it. The specs list it as a 30T ratchet, and EXP hub is 36T, so it is possible that it is a different design
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,365
Posted By melikebikey35

The 240s hub uses 2 springs, while the new EXP...

The 240s hub uses 2 springs, while the new EXP version only uses 1...so, my guess is that the Giant hubs this year are based on the 240 EXP hubs.

Regarding the noise, I'd speculate that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,365
Posted By Bah Humbug

If my car’s differential is sent from the factory...

If my car’s differential is sent from the factory without lube, then hell yes it’s a warranty issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,284
Posted By alcjphil

Good experience so far(3 years), including a few...

Good experience so far(3 years), including a few months my son borrowed it to train for the Mont Tremblant Iron Man. It came back none the worse for wear
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 18,562
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Pffft. I have a spare groupset in my left pocket...

Pffft. I have a spare groupset in my left pocket next to the spare frame in the right pocket. The only mechanical problem I can't deal with on the side of the road is a taco'd wheel, but that's ok...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,531
Posted By Kimmo

If you can get that Giant at the 52% discount you...

If you can get that Giant at the 52% discount you mentioned, go for it. TCRs are the bomb.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,885
Posted By colnago62

I doubt you will notice the difference of the...

I doubt you will notice the difference of the redesigned head tube and the wider tire option is only an advantage if you ride tires that need that clearance. As long as the tire width isnít a deal...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,182
Posted By DrIsotope

No need to replace a tire with a hole/cut that...

No need to replace a tire with a hole/cut that small. I've had Dynaplugs go ~3k miles (getting a cut on like the 2nd or 3rd ride on a new tire) and other tires go to their treadwear indicators with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,826
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Metals fail due to fatigue, with the cycles...

Metals fail due to fatigue, with the cycles survived a function of average stress and variation.

In machine built wheels, parts of the elbows have high average stress because they were never taken...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,618
Posted By WhyFi

It's more accurate at any given instant. Over the...

It's more accurate at any given instant. Over the course of a segment or ride, most won't see a difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,545
Posted By WhyFi

Wheels/rims matter, too - the larger the volume,...

Wheels/rims matter, too - the larger the volume, whether through larger tires and/or wider rims, the lower you can go. Tubeless allows you to run even a little lower, if desired. For reference, I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,706
Posted By WhyFi

This is actually not a terribly uncommon...

This is actually not a terribly uncommon occurrence with these bonded Shimano cranks. I would check with the shop where you got it and see if they can do anything - there's a good chance that they...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,096
Posted By guadzilla

Well, the best way i can describe the ride of the...

Well, the best way i can describe the ride of the Venge is "lively". It doesnt like a wooden board, it doesnt beat you up and it feels "lively" - as in, when you accelerate, you can feel the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,096
Posted By OldTryGuy

TCR >>> looking GOOD :thumb: :thumb: My...

TCR >>> looking GOOD :thumb: :thumb:

My Propel is an early 2013 Advance SL and I wouldn't go for a Scott over a new Propel. Yesterday's 101 miler was the first time back on the Giant since riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,096
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The two things I wish mine had are hidden...

The two things I wish mine had are hidden (through the stem) cables & hoses, and that down tube storage cutout the new Trek has.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,096
Posted By Rides4Beer

Doubt you'd see a big jump in performance, but...

Doubt you'd see a big jump in performance, but it's always nice getting a new bike. It's weird that Scott has fully integrated cabling on the Addict, but not the Foil.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,154
Posted By WhyFi

You have 3mm of clearance right now? 4mm is the...

You have 3mm of clearance right now? 4mm is the general minimum that manufacturers want to see for debris, etc, but it's not uncommon for people to cheat by a mm or so (which is where you're at right...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 23,873
Posted By WhyFi

Sure - [/list] Also, take out your...

Sure -


[/list]
Also, take out your valve core if you can (if you have a trigger on your compressor wand/if it doesn't rely on the valve pin depressing it); you have pressure, but removing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,445
Posted By WhyFi

Hoo boy. Between this and your other thread......

Hoo boy. Between this and your other thread... Subscribed to see how it turns out.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 23,873
Posted By WhyFi

1-2mm punctures should be child's play for a...

1-2mm punctures should be child's play for a decent sealant - what was in there? Was is old?

If you've got the tire off already, or you have to take it off to remove the tube, you might as well...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,707
Posted By BillyD

C'mon now, don't tell a new member that, he might...

C'mon now, don't tell a new member that, he might be totally new to biking.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,457
Posted By noodle soup

you completely missed the point of my post.

you completely missed the point of my post.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 02:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,109
Posted By noodle soup

are Mups softer than other pavement?

are Mups softer than other pavement?
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