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09-13-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By str8jakett

Also made it to Richmond, and what a great time...

Also made it to Richmond, and what a great time that was! Richmond was the first WC win for Sagan.

GCN+ is a must have to watch professional road racing. I load up whatever is on and stream it in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 03:34 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 60,696
Posted By str8jakett

10,760mi. Still rolling strong. No...

10,760mi.

Still rolling strong. No rebuilds, or truing required yet. Brake track still looks like new. Did a gravel cut through road earlier this year I thought could be the undoing of this set...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 881,529
Posted By str8jakett

Good Advice! Done and now refreshing my inbox...

Good Advice! Done and now refreshing my inbox every 30 seconds...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 03:26 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,732
Posted By str8jakett

Yeah, I can't say that I won't need this. I...

Yeah, I can't say that I won't need this. I wouldn't give up my radar for a camera but I'd certainly spend the necessary cash to combine the two, especially after the increase in hatefulness I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By str8jakett

Still alive. Only one ride though, I didn't die....

Still alive. Only one ride though, I didn't die. Resin repair over the hole, new rim strip, patched the tire.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,478
Posted By str8jakett

Get out. Before my wife sees this.

Get out.

Before my wife sees this.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,123
Posted By str8jakett

55mph a few years back, but blowing a switchback...

55mph a few years back, but blowing a switchback and crashing last year put a stop to that, and now I descend like Ilnur Zakarin.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 60,696
Posted By str8jakett

5700 miles and still happy. Updating this...

5700 miles and still happy.

Updating this thread to move them to a new bike. The 2015 Propel is donating it's groupset and Superteams to a new-to-me 2015 TCR.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,053
Posted By str8jakett

I know this wasn't directed at me, but if you...

I know this wasn't directed at me, but if you don't mind, I'll answer as well since my experience is similar. I have 5 pair of regular Black Bibs in rotation, with weekday rides at 2hrs, weekends at...
Forum: Southeast
09-01-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,240
Posted By str8jakett

I was there in late July/early August. This was...

I was there in late July/early August. This was my first visit to the island and I wasn't sure whether to take a bike or rent either. Packing for a family of 6 removed the bring-a-bike option....
08-20-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,109
Posted By str8jakett

Does it matter? n+1

Does it matter? n+1
07-16-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By str8jakett

I did stage 3 L'Etape last week just to see the...

I did stage 3 L'Etape last week just to see the map. I really like the scenery. Yesterday, started the stage 3 Discovery ride to quickly bow out and climb Ventoux. I can do the Alpe in just slightly...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,390
Posted By str8jakett

2+ year user of the Favero Assioma UNO with zero...

2+ year user of the Favero Assioma UNO with zero issues. Sounds like for what you want, the single sided would be just fine, no need for the extra cost of dual sided.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20,533
Views: 4,797,273
Posted By str8jakett

I said I'd never spend good-used-bike-price money...

I said I'd never spend good-used-bike-price money on an indoor trainer, but then I broke my collar bone and the doc said I couldn't ride rollers for two months... So
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,926
Posted By str8jakett

They are. Come taped but no valves.

They are. Come taped but no valves.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By str8jakett

I have the Grand Prix on one bike and GP4ksII on...

I have the Grand Prix on one bike and GP4ksII on two other bikes. Same sizes and pressures all around. I don't notice much difference at all.
11-08-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By str8jakett

Wheels came today. I knew these weren't going to...

Wheels came today. I knew these weren't going to be a wide wheel (18/22) but they look and feel so much more narrow than the 25mm wide carbon wheels I have. I think it's mostly mental and caused by...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 60,696
Posted By str8jakett

The second set in the thread, the 50 deep set,...

The second set in the thread, the 50 deep set, are "V" shaped, while the original wheels, the 38s, are "U" shaped. I would have preferred another U shaped wheel but since the second set was more...
10-24-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 361,659
Posted By str8jakett

Finally got a real gravel ride in, although 60/40...

Finally got a real gravel ride in, although 60/40 on the surface. Need some weight reduction on the Cube.
...
09-30-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 361,659
Posted By str8jakett

So many cool places in this thread. So far gravel...

So many cool places in this thread. So far gravel rides are still a sidebar for me and I haven't ventured anywhere interesting.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,185
Posted By str8jakett

Saturday presented a point A to point B ride I've...

Saturday presented a point A to point B ride I've always wanted to do, aka riding from home to meet the wife at the in-laws house. 60 miles and 4k ft of elevation.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,278
Posted By str8jakett

Thanks for that info! I had never thought to...

Thanks for that info! I had never thought to check and see if Anthem offered discounts with Garmin, and it's good for $130 on Varia as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 03:27 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 60,696
Posted By str8jakett

3723 on the Superteams. Still not trued, but no...

3723 on the Superteams. Still not trued, but no worse on the slight wobble. I've been riding the other Propel for most of the summer while upgrading the 2015 piece by piece to a mix of Rival/Force...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,784
Posted By str8jakett

I've been riding the UNO for a year with two...

I've been riding the UNO for a year with two different shoes, a Northwave and a Louis Garneau and no issues hitting the pod.
05-24-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 361,659
Posted By str8jakett

I still haven't done any real gravel roads yet...

I still haven't done any real gravel roads yet but here are a few more from the same rail trail. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,187
Posted By str8jakett

Wooden wheels are perfectly adequate, nobody...

Wooden wheels are perfectly adequate, nobody needs steel.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,068
Posted By str8jakett

I use one, seems to work fine. ...

I use one, seems to work fine.

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04-18-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,404
Posted By str8jakett

Panaracer Comet HardPack 700x38 and only about 50...

Panaracer Comet HardPack 700x38 and only about 50 miles so far. First and only gravel tire experience so take that for what it is. Mostly rail trails, some loose gravel, a little pavement. They were...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-18, 05:01 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 60,696
Posted By str8jakett

2000 mile/103k elev update. Still rolling...

2000 mile/103k elev update. Still rolling straight, true, and smooth. One stint of gravel rail trail, one scary steep descent with a stop sign at the bottom that forced hard braking and resulted in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-18, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By str8jakett

I had Zipp SL70 Service Course Ergos that came on...

I had Zipp SL70 Service Course Ergos that came on a bike I bought used. Rode them for about 16 months before removing for a carbon aero setup. They were good bars, no complaints. Slightly flatter...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 60,696
Posted By str8jakett

I believe they offer pretty much any combination...

I believe they offer pretty much any combination you'd like. I wrote kingbike888 many, many messages on eBay.



They go round and round and round and haven't exploded yet.

It's the first...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-18, 07:46 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 60,696
Posted By str8jakett

I paid $440 for the set. I bugged Ellie with...

I paid $440 for the set. I bugged Ellie with Kingbike so much while nailing down the details, if it had been food I was ordering, they probably would have spit in it.
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