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12-01-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By sean.hwy

104 bcd is common, I can get 40T + chain ring....

104 bcd is common, I can get 40T + chain ring. It's difficult to find 40T + on the 96 BCD and next to impossible on the modern direct mount 2x MTB cranks.
...
12-01-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By sean.hwy

I was looking at M785 just the other day. I the...

I was looking at M785 just the other day. I the M985 uses a proprietary big ring for some reason.

the older fsa is BCD: 104/64mm. I am thinking the Shimano M785 might be more trouble in the long...
11-30-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By sean.hwy

I lived with a 40T 1x for a little while. I don't...

I lived with a 40T 1x for a little while. I don't think I want to go any lower for dual purpose bike that sees road a lot with road tires.

I am thinking about one of these. I am not sure how good...
11-30-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By sean.hwy

Thanks for figuring that out. I guess back...

Thanks for figuring that out.

I guess back to looking at 2010 MTB double cranksets.
11-30-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By sean.hwy

Yeah I figured someone must have tried this at...

Yeah I figured someone must have tried this at one time.

I have also been looking at old ( 2009 ish ) 2x MTB cranksets. Some of those come with 104 bcd / 64 bcd. With that bolt spacing I can get a...
11-30-22, 01:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By sean.hwy

it also comes as a 2x.

it also comes as a 2x.
11-29-22, 11:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By sean.hwy

I own a praxis 2x. the smallest I can get is 32...

I own a praxis 2x. the smallest I can get is 32 that's why I was looking into a MTB crankset.
https://praxiscycles.com/product/zayante-carbon/

Before I buy the shimano mtb crankset I want to make...
11-29-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By sean.hwy

Shimano triple chainring on double chainring same BCD?

Can I put this chainring on meant for tripple that has the same 96mm BCD as the double crankset
Shimano Deore M6000 40T Chainring - 10 Speed, BCD 96mm, for 40-30-22T Set...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,036
Posted By sean.hwy

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Amazon is almost aliexpress now :/

Most of the time when I search...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 02:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,036
Posted By sean.hwy

I can't tell the difference between kmc, shimano,...

I can't tell the difference between kmc, shimano, durace, sram chains and I usually have 3 on rotations. I soak my chains to clean them so I need a few chains.

Maybe if I only used one chain I...
11-22-22, 02:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 95
Posted By sean.hwy

it's pretty straight forward. I didn't use any of...

it's pretty straight forward. I didn't use any of their special tools but it would have been nice if I had them. If I did this for a living I would want there special tool that does it in seconds. I...
11-21-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,070
Posted By sean.hwy

So many 30+ mph dogs ...

So many 30+ mph dogs
https://thepawsitive.co/blogs/happytails/the-17-fastest-dog-breeds-in-the-world

I don't think out running a dog that was serious is a real option.

Most of the time I can...
11-18-22, 01:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,889
Posted By sean.hwy

smells like an ad

smells like an ad
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 885,976
Posted By sean.hwy

here you go ...

here you go

https://www.als.com/garmin-pedal-rally-rk200-power-meter/p?skuId=859709
11-14-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,366
Posted By sean.hwy

https://darntough.com/

https://darntough.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 605
Posted By sean.hwy

size med ( size 54 ) the only thing I...

size med ( size 54 )

the only thing I changed was carbon wheel set with road tires in the top picture. Rest 100% stock. I had a systemsix at the same time as this bike. Sure the aero bike was a...
11-09-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By sean.hwy

I have a few wheel sets for my gravel bike with...

I have a few wheel sets for my gravel bike with gp5000, maxis gravel and 32mm gravel king slicks. 99% of the time I am on 32mm gravel king slicks, I take them on gravel all the time.

I only use...
11-09-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,946
Posted By sean.hwy

Giant seems to be best value in the $2000 to...

Giant seems to be best value in the $2000 to $6000 range last time I shopped.

Giant Revolt adv 2
https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/revolt-advanced-2
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-22, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 605
Posted By sean.hwy

Check out gravel bikes also. They tend to be more...

Check out gravel bikes also. They tend to be more upright. You can put a wider more cushy road tire on etc.. Have easy gears for climbing etc... I loved my Cannondale Topstone.

You can see how...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-22, 12:44 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,705
Posted By sean.hwy

Carbon > everything else expect crash repair then...

Carbon > everything else expect crash repair then steel wins out.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-22, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 885,976
Posted By sean.hwy

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11-08-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,337
Posted By sean.hwy

2 out of the 3 gravel bikes I have owned the...

2 out of the 3 gravel bikes I have owned the front got lose. The road bike never got lose. Hybrid with QR never got lose. A few my friends with gravel bikes the front axel got lose.

Down hill...
11-08-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 977
Posted By sean.hwy

The trail I bought was meant for a dog not a kid...

The trail I bought was meant for a dog not a kid so it came with a short leash inside attached to the trailer.

He seems to like it enough that it's worth for him that I let him out somewhere off...
11-08-22, 01:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,404
Posted By sean.hwy

yes. I have a Fenix 5x. Very easy to read...

yes. I have a Fenix 5x. Very easy to read outdoors.
11-03-22, 11:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 977
Posted By sean.hwy

I have just a tad over 300 miles with the...

I have just a tad over 300 miles with the trailer. The trailer has already had two flats with the 20 x 1.75 tires :/


Does this stuff work? ...
11-02-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,362
Posted By sean.hwy

There's the Ibis I already mention above. ...

There's the Ibis I already mention above.

The new Giant gravel bike is lighter than last years model. Frame and fork 1350 grams.
...
11-02-22, 12:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,362
Posted By sean.hwy

That's heavy. Light gravel bike frames from 700...

That's heavy. Light gravel bike frames from 700 grams to 1000 grams. forks about 500 grams give or take. You can save 700+ grams on the frame and fork.
11-02-22, 12:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 472
Posted By sean.hwy

When I converted the Giant Revolt adv 2 to 1x it...

When I converted the Giant Revolt adv 2 to 1x it did not cost me much. I had a common 5 bolt crank though so I didn't have to buy a proprietary direct drive chainring.

$10 bolts...
11-01-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 472
Posted By sean.hwy

The GRX 810 can handle at least 11-40T in a 2x...

The GRX 810 can handle at least 11-40T in a 2x setup. That's what I have run the last two years. So it can easily handle 11-40T in a 1x setup.

If you want to go bigger than 40T with GRX 810 you...
11-01-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By sean.hwy

Just adjust your B screw

Just adjust your B screw
11-01-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By sean.hwy

The only time I do BIG and BIG if it's a rollings...

The only time I do BIG and BIG if it's a rollings hills and I am only going to using it for a minute or two.

The small and small is not any different than my MTB except maybe a tad chain rub on...
11-01-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By sean.hwy

For the last two years I have been running ...

For the last two years I have been running 48/32T with a 11-40T on Rear Derailleur Shimano GRX RX-810. Just have to adjust the B screw.

...
10-31-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,362
Posted By sean.hwy

17lb gravel bike S-works crux frame with Cadex...

17lb gravel bike
S-works crux frame with Cadex AR 35

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/products/cadex-release-ultralight-gravel-wheelset-that-weighs-under-1300-grams
10-31-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,362
Posted By sean.hwy

If you like the Atheos the S-works crux ( 700...

If you like the Atheos the S-works crux ( 700 gram frame )

is probably the one of the lightest gravel frames you can ride.


for reference My Ibis Hakka ( 1000 gram frame ) without pedals...
10-28-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By sean.hwy

I just used a high quality side cutter and large ...

I just used a high quality side cutter and large hammer. If I did several brake lines a month I would buy something install the olive/barb. That was kind of a pita with hammer and trying to hold...
10-20-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By sean.hwy

Those are kind of interesting. I wonder how well...

Those are kind of interesting. I wonder how well they work.

I tried these pedals. Major fail. They are fine to putz around to ride to work and back but that's it. They are just too small.
...
10-18-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,024
Posted By sean.hwy

Is it custom frame to your specs or just a normal...

Is it custom frame to your specs or just a normal bike off the rack?
10-18-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,226
Posted By sean.hwy

I predict by two years you will have gone through...

I predict by two years you will have gone through a few more bikes. :)

Enjoy your new toy.
10-15-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By sean.hwy

I converted my Giant Revolt adv 2 from 2x to 1x. ...

I converted my Giant Revolt adv 2 from 2x to 1x. In my case the small ring was too small and the larger ring was too big. So I bought a single 40T chainring with the correct number of bolts and...
10-14-22, 02:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,226
Posted By sean.hwy

This ^^^^ This will either be your gateway...

This ^^^^

This will either be your gateway bike and you end up buying/selling/buying 6+ bikes in two years like I did or this will bike will be fine for you to putt around on.

The bike you pick...
10-14-22, 02:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 602
Posted By sean.hwy

For trips I know I am going to take my bike off...

For trips I know I am going to take my bike off ride when I get there I use the hitch rack from Kuat.

If I have stop in public ( eat, errands,etc.. )
I have three moving blankets that I leave...
10-14-22, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By sean.hwy

38mm ...

38mm
https://www.panaracerusa.com/products/gravelking-slick-folding-gravel-tires?variant=34825709486242
...
10-12-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 875
Posted By sean.hwy

I have spare pump, full size allen wrench set in...

I have spare pump, full size allen wrench set in the rav4.
10-12-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,727
Posted By sean.hwy

I was on my light weight Blur MTB with only a...

I was on my light weight Blur MTB with only a single water bottle. So I don't have the I was carrying 20lbs backpack excuse. I was avg 3.6mph and I was trying. ha-ha I saw a jogger way behind me. He...
10-12-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,113
Posted By sean.hwy

when I did the real math ATF comes out to 23...

when I did the real math ATF comes out to 23 cents an oz vs your cheapest $2 oz for rock and roll gold. That's 9 times more expensive for $30 chain that only last 100 to 150 miles vs 23 cents an oz...
10-12-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,113
Posted By sean.hwy

I just did my v6 rav4 a few months ago. I bought...

I just did my v6 rav4 a few months ago. I bought mt ATV from rockauto. It was not that bad.

$36 / 160 oz = 23 cents an oz roughly
...
10-12-22, 02:10 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,113
Posted By sean.hwy

guilty :) something about $1000 an ounce for...

guilty :)

something about $1000 an ounce for $30 chain vs say automatic transmission fluid meant to work on 10k transmission and it somehow only cost $1 an ounce.

that's some crazy marketing...
10-12-22, 01:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By sean.hwy

I had a 2021 revolt adv 2 with grx front and...

I had a 2021 revolt adv 2 with grx front and back. I could either adjust them small chainring full sweep or the big chainring full sweep., not both.

This seems to be on all my shimano bikes. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By sean.hwy

I bought this smaller one for the bike rides. ...

I bought this smaller one for the bike rides. The bigger one did not fit my bike bag.

gp5000 still a pain on the side of the road but this helps a lot.
https://ezclincher.com/


...
10-09-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 977
Posted By sean.hwy

Yeah, it was a lot of fun for three us for our...

Yeah, it was a lot of fun for three us for our first ride. Hopefully many more to come. It will be a lot more enjoyable for him once he gets all his shots and we can let him off leash when stop so he...
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