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05-22-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By Miles2go

I tried a few things that didn't work before...

I tried a few things that didn't work before lining up two big pry bars 180 from each other and applied a boat load of equal force to them. Right about the time I was about to give up, the bearing...
05-21-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By Miles2go

The saga continues! I just got the crankset out...

The saga continues! I just got the crankset out with the help of additional bracing, and the drive side bearing extracted, stuck on the spindle. Second photo shows just how tight the pretension was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,191
Posted By Miles2go

So right! I actually had both the Quantum Race...

So right! I actually had both the Quantum Race and 5200 simultaneously, as first owner for each of them. The 5200 felt like it was on rails, and more locked in than the Klein, so there seems to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

Well, the comedy is you claimed this post was...

Well, the comedy is you claimed this post was perhaps a weak attempt at trolling, and if true, it was the weak who kept responding to it, making the thread outlast the story itself. That's comedy....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

Listen self-important judge and jury, find a...

Listen self-important judge and jury, find a court that cares about your accusations surrounding my actions and intentions, for which you ultimately know. All the people I wronged in this post are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

Are you under the impression I care if you...

Are you under the impression I care if you continue to attack me? Have at it Hoss.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,873
Posted By Miles2go

I get where you're coming from, but for my...

I get where you're coming from, but for my response, I don't care what power he and others are generating. My response was to this alone:

"Suggestions to keep up on the hills? So I did a group...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 554,776
Posted By Miles2go

Yes and close. Above Saddlebrooke, vectoring back...

Yes and close. Above Saddlebrooke, vectoring back to the junction with Oracle road/66.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

"Utter BS" isn't a finding classification for...

"Utter BS" isn't a finding classification for post investigation findings, and humans are highly inaccurate sources for recounting what actually happened. So in the investigative field we record what...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 554,776
Posted By Miles2go

Isn't that "the road behind"? :)

Isn't that "the road behind"? :)
05-17-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By Miles2go

Good to get that feedback. I haven't had this...

Good to get that feedback. I haven't had this kind of issue in the slightest with my Campagnolo-based bikes, and only pull their cranksets when they start complaining.
Also, I ordered the...
05-17-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,138
Posted By Miles2go

Good luck racing this week. The club I serve as...

Good luck racing this week. The club I serve as President for, has two of our members there competing, and I ride with each of them often. Hope the weather cooperates and that it's fun event.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,350
Posted By Miles2go

Yeah, if you look at some of the higher end race...

Yeah, if you look at some of the higher end race bikes, such as in the Specialized line, or the ENVE wheel combo line, you'll see shallower front aero wheels are pretty common.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

Apparently you think I did, and perhaps don't...

Apparently you think I did, and perhaps don't understand the meaning of explicit.

I'm a USAF trained wrench and troubleshooter on the F-16 for the airframe, hydraulics, pneumatics, engine, etc.,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

In other words, you are trying to put other words...

In other words, you are trying to put other words in my mouth. I shared a story and posed one of many possible viewpoints, for fun. Que the minions!!

I don't believe disc wheels cost a pro...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

Osmosis?

Osmosis?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

Really. Which people? Wilco?

Really. Which people? Wilco?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,350
Posted By Miles2go

You could split the difference and put the 35 up...

You could split the difference and put the 35 up front, and the 50 in the back. It's a popular approach. I run 45s front and back, but wouldn't run just any 45 up front due to crosswinds.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

My guess is that there's a range of braking...

My guess is that there's a range of braking habits across the field, and perhaps those who practice very hard late braking, transfer more energy into the brakes, or at least put that heat into them...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,873
Posted By Miles2go

Never heard back to see how the bike fit is, and...

Never heard back to see how the bike fit is, and from the photo, it looks too small, with a saddle possibly too low. A low saddle drops power, especially during seated climbing, by not including the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,157
Posted By Miles2go

Same here. Though I haven't needed to use my...

Same here. Though I haven't needed to use my Dynaplug kit yet, after looking it over, I didn't think the product was something that would seal a high pressure tire on its own, but again...haven't...
05-17-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By Miles2go

Competitive Cyclists warranty rep suggested...

Competitive Cyclists warranty rep suggested Finish Line Chill Zone, which appears to be a cleaner/simpler product with the main components being the same, but it also more expensive and hard to...
05-17-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,682
Posted By Miles2go

To someone having made only that one post, since...

To someone having made only that one post, since they joined 5 years ago.
05-17-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By Miles2go

I'll add here that person that built my bike up...

I'll add here that person that built my bike up smoked that cap down inside the left crank arm, which pulls the spindle/right side tighter. Everything I saw said this should be finger tight, but it...
05-17-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,660
Posted By Miles2go

Installed my last set of Conti 5000TL tires,...

Installed my last set of Conti 5000TL tires, which are very, very hard to mount to my wheels, and right after finishing, noticed the rear was on backwards. I pointed that out to my riding buddies,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 11:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

Yeah, right. Might want to focus a little more,...

Yeah, right. Might want to focus a little more, or not post, something.
05-16-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By Miles2go

Thanks. Does it matter what oil? I don't think...

Thanks. Does it matter what oil? I don't think I have any around, maybe WD40, so I'd be buying something. And I guess I'm not worried about the bearings, since it has to be them making the newly...
05-16-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By Miles2go

That would produce some interesting power...

That would produce some interesting power readings....but it ain't gonna happen.
05-16-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By Miles2go

Thanks. Before your reply I put a 2x4 against...

Thanks. Before your reply I put a 2x4 against the spindle and hit it with a mallet hard enough to leave some pretty good impressions in the wood. Switched to a standard hammer onto the spindle and...
05-16-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By Miles2go

Drive side R9100 Dura-Ace Crankset Not Coming Out

I've had my 2020 Cervelo R5 for a couple of great seasons and just started getting some pinging noises coming from the BB area.
I removed the chain and left R9100 crankarm, but even smacking the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

You assumed I was speaking about here on this...

You assumed I was speaking about here on this forum; I wasn't.
05-16-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 26,352
Views: 2,843,656
Posted By Miles2go

The first photo is a view from Windy Point, on...

The first photo is a view from Windy Point, on Mt. Lemmon. The second shot is above Saddlebrooke, looking back towards Tucson.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

I posted an article/story, that IS generating a...

I posted an article/story, that IS generating a lot of discussion.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,157
Posted By Miles2go

Just curious if you've actually done this with...

Just curious if you've actually done this with dried sealant, Dynaplug and if so, how far did you ride that repair. I don't know anyone that's tried it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,157
Posted By Miles2go

My main group of riders is nearly all converted...

My main group of riders is nearly all converted to tubeless now, with only a few holdouts remaining. Sadly the holdouts are also the riders we had to stop most often for when we were mostly all...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

Of course not. The discussion wouldn't be as...

Of course not. The discussion wouldn't be as interesting if I didn't paint that picture. Now we can see that pro cyclists don't know what they are doing, bike mechanics might not be maintaining...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

I didn't confuse tubulars and tubeless (raced a...

I didn't confuse tubulars and tubeless (raced a decade on sew ups), so read it again knowing that I meant to say tubeless, then oh wait!...no, we're talking about glue, tubulars, sew ups.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,157
Posted By Miles2go

A scenario like that is most likely to require...

A scenario like that is most likely to require use of a carried "bail out tube", to install after suffering a flat, with no sealant left in the tire. It happens. On the plus side, it's not a messy...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

Right, those were the days of tubeless tires...

Right, those were the days of tubeless tires right? oh, wait...I think we're talking about tires glued onto the rim. ....wonder what happens when you heat up glue. Yeah.
05-16-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 26,352
Views: 2,843,656
Posted By Miles2go

Two fairly high intensity days, separated by one...

Two fairly high intensity days, separated by one day.

First day, 60 miles, 4 hours in the saddle, 7,000ft, 14.5ave

Second day, 62 mile solo, 3:20 hour in the saddle, 2,700ft, 18.7ave

...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

I guess it is human nature to discount the word...

I guess it is human nature to discount the word of someone having road racing as their actual profession, riding more miles than most everyone reading this article, having bikes which are maintained...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 554,776
Posted By Miles2go

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1579x987/rwpo0024_11_75bbc7612577517d71d97c31817a5822c8fbcfc1.jpg
Solo 62 miles yesterday, 18.7mph ave., 2,700ft
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,873
Posted By Miles2go

I didn't read everything above, but from the...

I didn't read everything above, but from the photo I'll ask the following:
Have you had a proper and full bike fit?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,157
Posted By Miles2go

Congratulations on the new bike! If you don't...

Congratulations on the new bike! If you don't know what kind of sealant the bike came with, it might be a good idea to clean the tires and rims before using the sealant you want to use.

Also,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Miles2go

Disc Brakes Letting Some Pros Down

There have been at least a couple of Giro riders that have over-temped their disc brakes and shot right off the road. Maybe if they increase the size of the disc rotor by several factors, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 23,515
Posted By Miles2go

Wouldn't have posted this if it wasn't apples to...

Wouldn't have posted this if it wasn't apples to apples. I went through 4 sets of 5000TLs on the same bike, same size tire, same pressures, same riding style and same routes. You've put a lot of time...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 23,515
Posted By Miles2go

Same inflated size on my WTO 45s.

Same inflated size on my WTO 45s.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 23,515
Posted By Miles2go

Liking the Pirelli P Zero Race TLR tires, but I...

Liking the Pirelli P Zero Race TLR tires, but I can tell you after a few hundred miles of A group style/speed riding, that they don't stay planted at the back, as well as the 5000TL did, during...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3,058
Views: 877,519
Posted By Miles2go

Campagnolo Bora/Shimano Carbon Rim Brake Pads

This is a great price on these hard to find Campy carbon pads for Shimano caliper brakes, at bikeINN. Currently $26.99 per 4 pad set.

Campagnolo Hyperon-Bora/Dura Ace Shimano pack of 4 Caliper...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By Miles2go

I think I'm going to pick up the Lezyne HP Drive...

I think I'm going to pick up the Lezyne HP Drive in 170mm (190mm overall). I race road occasionally, and my rides are mostly race training focused. That's why I'd carry one of the smaller pumps...
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