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Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By jaxgtr

I know you already got your wheels, but in case...

I know you already got your wheels, but in case anyone else is looking, I've been really happy with the Bontrager Aeolus Pro 5's. This is my second set of these. My first set was from 2014 or 15,...
08-02-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 661
Posted By jaxgtr

They probably could, but in this situation with a...

They probably could, but in this situation with a 40 lb rack, and a 20 lb bike, it was a non factor. It only extended the receiver about 2 inches. I would never do that if I was looking to pull...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,331
Posted By jaxgtr

4k+ at the moment on the original set. However, I...

4k+ at the moment on the original set. However, I do not have hills or mountains so, I expect to have 6K at a minimum
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 03:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,406
Posted By jaxgtr

Yep, good point, I should have referenced I was...

Yep, good point, I should have referenced I was only discussing the tubeless version of the 5k's
07-29-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 661
Posted By jaxgtr

Get an expander to hold the 2 inch rack, they...

Get an expander to hold the 2 inch rack, they sell one, but way over priced. I found one at the where I had my the 1.25" rack I installed on an old CRV way back in the day. They are about $20 to $30...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,406
Posted By jaxgtr

I have avoided the Conti based on the mounting...

I have avoided the Conti based on the mounting issues I heard about on these here interwebs, however, I have been running P Zero Race on my Bontrager Aeolus Pro 51's and Pro 5's, and they have been...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 778
Posted By jaxgtr

Check to make sure your core is tight, I had one...

Check to make sure your core is tight, I had one I thought was good, but found I need to give it another quarter turn. Once I did that, its been good.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 32,683
Posted By jaxgtr

My luck in staying dry on rides has sucked...

My luck in staying dry on rides has sucked recently as we have been in a fairly heavy rain pattern. I was in a deluge the other day and ended up riding in the rain for about 90 mins as I made my way...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,289
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea I stopped when they mandated a link to a bank...

Yea I stopped when they mandated a link to a bank account. I was like pass and closed my acct. I have not used it in a few years anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By jaxgtr

Yep, same here as far as non mountainous, I've...

Yep, same here as far as non mountainous, I've run both a 12-25 and 14-28 on my Domane. The only thing we have around here for climbing are bridges and the tallest one is 110 ft, but does have a...
07-10-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 337,659
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea, living here, you get used to it, but...

Yea, living here, you get used to it, but sometimes it goes overboard. I did not want to deal with it today, so I did all the yard work this morning and at 10 am, the heat index was 99 even though...
07-10-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By jaxgtr

Check with Tifosi, they have some reasonably...

Check with Tifosi, they have some reasonably priced options.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By jaxgtr

Like what polaris mentioned, I have a dedicated...

Like what polaris mentioned, I have a dedicated cassette and disc on my second set of wheels. I do not have to shim the rotor as both wheelsets are Bontrager Aeolus variants, but I did have to adjust...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By jaxgtr

I honestly don't think the lack of a front iso...

I honestly don't think the lack of a front iso speed is a big deal if you are running lower pressure tubeless. As I mentioned in one of your other post, if you go with a checkpoint, you can run...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By jaxgtr

I have ridden the new Checkpoint, it is basically...

I have ridden the new Checkpoint, it is basically the Domane with more wheel clearance and is a fantastic bike. My LBS owner decided to ditch all of his bikes and moved to a Checkpoint only, with...
07-09-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By jaxgtr

good to know. I think the box I sent, was 9"...

good to know. I think the box I sent, was 9" wide.
07-09-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 337,659
Posted By jaxgtr

Did 65 in life sucking humidity and heat today in...

Did 65 in life sucking humidity and heat today in the lovely state of Florida. Heat index by the time I got done was 107. This was by far the worse day of riding outdoors I have had in 3 years. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By jaxgtr

Somewhere along the way in my bike riding life, I...

Somewhere along the way in my bike riding life, I think someone told me the general range is rim depth + 15mm for basic stem length, but then again, I could be talking out of my butt.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By jaxgtr

Oh and for the IsoSpeed... Between my Domane SLR...

Oh and for the IsoSpeed... Between my Domane SLR and Emonda ALR, I could not really tell you if there is a major benefit. My Emonda has carbon seat post, bars and I running tubeless Aeolus 5 wheels,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By jaxgtr

I am in the same boat, and most bikes I ride a...

I am in the same boat, and most bikes I ride a 54, however for the Domane, I went with a 52. I am 5'10, I have short arms and a 29 inseam. I got the longer seat post, and a 120mm stem versus the 90...
07-08-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea, Bike Flights was far more expensive than...

Yea, Bike Flights was far more expensive than when I used Ship Bikes, but if they are $70 more, that puts them in line with what I paid.
07-07-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By jaxgtr

I needed to ship a bike back in May and they told...

I needed to ship a bike back in May and they told me then they were in contract talks with UPS, it still looks like they are down.
07-07-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,968
Posted By jaxgtr

Doesn't matter, you never treat a woman that way,...

Doesn't matter, you never treat a woman that way, period, friend or not. Self respect for your "friend" and yourself goes a long way. There is a friend of my wife's that I am not a fan of, would...
07-07-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,968
Posted By jaxgtr

:wtf:

:wtf:
07-07-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,968
Posted By jaxgtr

Nothing says class like calling a woman, " lowkey...

Nothing says class like calling a woman, " lowkey old and washed up" . That is sure to put you in a high place.
07-07-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,968
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea that is what we need, two more people riding...

Yea that is what we need, two more people riding down the road stoned. Hmmmm, take a repair kit, nope, get stoned when someone else provides supplies to fix my flat. My kid was almost killed by...
07-07-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,968
Posted By jaxgtr

LOL... ...

LOL...
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07-07-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,968
Posted By jaxgtr

They were running 30 and 32's tubeless at Roubaix...

They were running 30 and 32's tubeless at Roubaix for the last 2 years, and I think a couple of teams are running tubeless for all races if I recall. Most are running 25 to 28mm now.
06-19-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By jaxgtr

You might look at getting a longer stem to...

You might look at getting a longer stem to eliminate the pressure on your hands. I recently moved my Domane from 100mm stem to a 120 after I got a profession fitting. I was having somewhat the same...
05-28-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,219
Posted By jaxgtr

Well, I agree with most of this statement, except...

Well, I agree with most of this statement, except I was not directly discussing the poor. There are plenty of people that have jobs and were\are not poor, but maybe decided to opt our of their jobs,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20,490
Views: 4,782,097
Posted By jaxgtr

Bontrager Pro Blendr Stem 7 deg 120mm in length...

Bontrager Pro Blendr Stem 7 deg 120mm in length for my Domane.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 761
Posted By jaxgtr

I have the red on my Emonda.... it's...

I have the red on my Emonda.... it's perdy....:love:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 11:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 761
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea it was very odd, the BB shell itself was not...

Yea it was very odd, the BB shell itself was not the issue, just the bearings, probably could have got better bearings, but decided I replace the whole thing.
he BB and bearings in my Emonda were...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 10:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 761
Posted By jaxgtr

I was riding one day, got caught in the rain and...

I was riding one day, got caught in the rain and while riding home, I got the sensation of grinding as I pedaled. When I cleaned the bike up, I noticed a lot of grease on the BB bearing shell and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 761
Posted By jaxgtr

1. Yep, replace the stock BB for sure, I went...

1. Yep, replace the stock BB for sure, I went with BBInfinite because I was not sure how long it was going to take for the Hambini BB to get there, but either one of those work. I have no complaints...
05-24-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,945
Posted By jaxgtr

So being able to know that something is...

So being able to know that something is approaching from behind around 300 ft so it gives you advance is silly.... got it. :thumb:

Note to self, create thread on selling my Varia.
05-24-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,945
Posted By jaxgtr

I had a mirror in my drops, never had anyone...

I had a mirror in my drops, never had anyone roasting me.
...
05-24-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,945
Posted By jaxgtr

you might want to invest in a varia if you are...

you might want to invest in a varia if you are doing this
05-24-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,945
Posted By jaxgtr

remember that famous quote... "85% of all stats...

remember that famous quote... "85% of all stats are made up on the spot" :innocent:
05-22-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 687
Posted By jaxgtr

I use a 3qt Instant Pot, well, I have a 3 qt...

I use a 3qt Instant Pot, well, I have a 3 qt instant pot, so I bought an extra pot to use it with
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 886
Posted By jaxgtr

Never had one until I went to 10 speed, it seemed...

Never had one until I went to 10 speed, it seemed to be more of an issue there. I did not have them on any of my 11 speeds until I got my Domane which it come stock on, but never had an issue on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,600
Posted By jaxgtr

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,600
Posted By jaxgtr

Yep, I can't see riding without it now.

Yep, I can't see riding without it now.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,600
Posted By jaxgtr

That's fair and yea, I remember my wife, when she...

That's fair and yea, I remember my wife, when she got her camera, getting a new memory card at the time of purchase and I was like WTF, she said it's just what they do. I guess we can say the same...
05-19-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By jaxgtr

Ok, you signature quote is spot on with this...

Ok, you signature quote is spot on with this story....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,600
Posted By jaxgtr

That is what he was complaining about. He said...

That is what he was complaining about. He said that the 16gb, wont hold a 2 hr ride if I recall... so I can see that point. He wasnt saying not to buy it due to that, but he was just harping on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,600
Posted By jaxgtr

Shane Miller basically say great idea, but not...

Shane Miller basically say great idea, but not ready for prime time, really hammers them for only putting in a 16gb memory card
05-18-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By jaxgtr

A tale of 2 commuters

So I am on my way to the mother in law's to hang a TV on her bedroom wall. I am riding down a 2 lane city street that is generally fairly busy and I would never ride down this road. Drainage ditches...
05-17-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea I have zero issues that this style on my...

Yea I have zero issues that this style on my Domane.

The one I have had the most issue with is this one...
05-17-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 337,659
Posted By jaxgtr

37F, what the hell man, it's almost June....

37F, what the hell man, it's almost June....
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