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Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-24, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 67,579
Posted By KJ43

Lol. Way to miss the point.

Lol. Way to miss the point.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-24, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 67,579
Posted By KJ43

Haha. No thanks but I appreciate the offer. Funny...

Haha. No thanks but I appreciate the offer. Funny to see how the candle wax actually seems to have a higher cost to run over 10,000km though.

BTW...there's a waxing FAQ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-24, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 67,579
Posted By KJ43

C'mon.....does this really require an in depth...

C'mon.....does this really require an in depth discussion? I suppose this is BF where people pick apart the most inconsequential bs and discuss ad-nauseum. It's a company that is enthusiastic enough...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-24, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 67,579
Posted By KJ43

I just stripped 5 chains with a half bottle and...

I just stripped 5 chains with a half bottle and they went right into the wax and everything was perfect. I like supporting companies that support cycling and if you want to believe that they are...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-24, 12:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,556
Posted By KJ43

I don't know. I have one 5mm spacer on top of the...

I don't know. I have one 5mm spacer on top of the top bearing cap and after I had a bike fit chopped the top of my steerer tube so the top cap is flush on my stem.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-24, 08:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,556
Posted By KJ43

When I upgrade I'm going Ultegra or Dura Ace.

When I upgrade I'm going Ultegra or Dura Ace.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-24, 07:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,556
Posted By KJ43

My model only had the light. Mine was the 3L and...

My model only had the light. Mine was the 3L and was lower spec'd.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-24, 03:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,556
Posted By KJ43

Nah, I just tossed them. There is a great...

Nah, I just tossed them. There is a great resource for Cannondale parts: Cannondale Spares (https://www.cannondalespares.com/). They are under the company Revel Outdoors which is also behind Giant...
03-22-24, 07:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,250
Posted By KJ43

The gear combination that lets me have a cadence...

The gear combination that lets me have a cadence of 80 - 90 at my target power.
03-19-24, 12:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,344
Posted By KJ43

Muc Off tape is notoriously difficult to remove.

Muc Off tape is notoriously difficult to remove.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-24, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By KJ43

Sounds like a great resolution. The crankarm I...

Sounds like a great resolution. The crankarm I sent them was pretty well ridden and scratched and they still replaced it with a new crankarm and power meter for free even though the issue was...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-24, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By KJ43

I've used their factory install in the past on a...

I've used their factory install in the past on a GRX crankset and I've also purchased a GRX crankset with the power meter pre-installed.

The factory install was shipped back to me about 3 weeks...
02-01-24, 04:37 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 25,334
Posted By KJ43

Yup, but (so far at least) the weather...

Yup, but (so far at least) the weather prognostications seem to show a potential dry spell and temperature increase starting around the 10th.
12-22-23, 01:06 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,741
Posted By KJ43

Pfff...if you aren't carrying a spare wheel you...

Pfff...if you aren't carrying a spare wheel you aren't truly prepared.
12-21-23, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By KJ43

I'm with unterhausen and advise towards getting...

I'm with unterhausen and advise towards getting more tire volume. The 32mm tire is probably way too skinny for that riding and just volume alone goes a long way to increasing the capability.
...
12-21-23, 02:00 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,741
Posted By KJ43

:lol: Yeah...ok.

:lol: Yeah...ok.
12-15-23, 01:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,049
Posted By KJ43

Ben Delaney talks about tires often on his...

Ben Delaney talks about tires often on his YouTube channel and has a couple of videos dedicated to specifically to gravel tires including a video which has a gravel pro give his feedback on the...
12-12-23, 12:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,049
Posted By KJ43

Aside from the Schwalbe G-One RS mentioned there...

Aside from the Schwalbe G-One RS mentioned there is also the Specialized Pathfinder Pro which comes in 38mm and 42mm widths, has a smooth center ridge and side knobs. It's a tire you will see on some...
12-07-23, 03:13 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,168
Posted By KJ43

Well they are right as far as I can tell. I have...

Well they are right as far as I can tell. I have a basic understanding of the physics here. There is psi which is the pressure being exerted inside the tire and rim against the walls of the space...
11-14-23, 07:32 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 8,073
Posted By KJ43

Sorry, I moved out of the area and I'm up in...

Sorry, I moved out of the area and I'm up in Contra Costa County now. Funny, all those times you turned your nose up at me and ignored my friendly waving to you and now you gonna call me out?
11-13-23, 01:04 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 8,073
Posted By KJ43

That's cool. Larry isn't interested unless its...

That's cool. Larry isn't interested unless its someone else's girlfriend/fiancé/wife.
07-21-23, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,793
Posted By KJ43

I definitely rely on this bridge since I've moved...

I definitely rely on this bridge since I've moved from the Palo Alto area to Richmond.

It's a nicer ride imo than the Dumbarton crossing even though it's longer. As mentioned above it connects...
05-15-23, 06:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,040
Posted By KJ43

Ok, time to come correct! I wanted to top off my...

Ok, time to come correct! I wanted to top off my sealant as well to get the truest weight - 2 ounces in each tire.

My bike with bag, full bottles, and computer weighs 23.5 lbs.

In my bag I have...
05-12-23, 04:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,040
Posted By KJ43

Yeah. I got excited and didn't read the post...

Yeah. I got excited and didn't read the post well. I'll try to give it a weigh with the bottles, bag & computer added.
05-12-23, 06:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,040
Posted By KJ43

19.8 pounds with pedals and cages. ...

19.8 pounds with pedals and cages.

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-23, 01:10 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,507
Posted By KJ43

Total dick move but that's your MO isn't it? Why...

Total dick move but that's your MO isn't it? Why even ask because you'll just argue/ignore/troll. I don't need a response. Carry on.
03-24-23, 08:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,149
Posted By KJ43

Just added a rocker plate to my setup. This is a...

Just added a rocker plate to my setup. This is a rocker plate from TurboRocks - the The Realplate Spin React Stealth. Not many rocker plates out there shaped for the Stages SB20. I'm sure this would...
03-23-23, 04:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,122
Posted By KJ43

I ride my bike on everything from full road rides...

I ride my bike on everything from full road rides to fairly technical singletrack and other trailriding, so yes. On a steep technical climb with rocks and roots if you have to do some stutter...
03-22-23, 03:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,122
Posted By KJ43

One thing I liked about the Light Bicycle wheels...

One thing I liked about the Light Bicycle wheels is that you can pick the hub you want. I got the DT Swiss 240 with the 54 EXP - they are loud (which I like) but with the extra engagement the feeling...
03-22-23, 11:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,122
Posted By KJ43

Hehe...if we are posting pics of our...

Hehe...if we are posting pics of our Stigmatas...here is mine with the Light Bicycle wheels.

Light Bicycle Falcon Pro - WR38 Disc - 24H - Hooked Tubeless:

DT SWISS 240 EXP straight pull Center...
03-22-23, 06:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,122
Posted By KJ43

The cost is $100 per wheel for the lifetime...

The cost is $100 per wheel for the lifetime warranty I'm pretty sure. Their warranty policy is on their website (https://www.lightbicycle.com/warranty-policy) and from what I've read over the years...
03-17-23, 07:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,122
Posted By KJ43

I have two sets of Light Bicycle wheels would...

I have two sets of Light Bicycle wheels would recommend them. Excellent customer service and you can buy a lifetime warranty if you want.
02-12-23, 10:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,149
Posted By KJ43

I just picked up an SB20 to upgrade my indoor...

I just picked up an SB20 to upgrade my indoor training from the Peloton that I've had since 2018. Just getting used to it and finally have it dialed in with the same saddle and fit from my "real...
01-25-23, 04:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,827
Posted By KJ43

I came to the forums to post this but looks like...

I came to the forums to post this but looks like it was already covered!

I currently have a Peloton bike for my indoor riding and have been wanting to get into more specific training and Zwift. I...
10-16-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 315,425
Posted By KJ43

I think so. Check out the page for the factory...

I think so. Check out the page for the factory install (https://4iiii.com/usa/products/pdp/dual-side-precision-pro-powermeter-factory-install/) and there is no mention of length. They do ask for a...
08-17-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,061
Posted By KJ43

I don't know why you bring up the distinction of...

I don't know why you bring up the distinction of "real" Chamois, but currently used term for the pad in cycling shorts is Chamois and that doesn't have anything to do with what the material is.

Is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,709
Posted By KJ43

Haha. None tbh, but we did start buying the...

Haha. None tbh, but we did start buying the bigger packs from Costco (when luck had it in stock). There were some days when alternatives had to be put into play, but managed to minimize that and got...
07-27-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,523
Posted By KJ43

I carry them next to my golf club. That way I'm...

I carry them next to my golf club. That way I'm prepared for pretty much any situation.
07-18-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,859
Posted By KJ43

I have two wheetsets from LB and both have been...

I have two wheetsets from LB and both have been perfect. Mine came from the North American warehouse but regardless of where they were produced I know that LB has great customer service. Have you...
07-11-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,844
Posted By KJ43

I have the Light Bicycle WR38s on a wheelset...

I have the Light Bicycle WR38s on a wheelset built by Light Bicycle with DT Swiss 240 EXP hubs and they are great for gravel riding. I ride pretty technical, rocky single track at times and I'll do a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,609
Posted By KJ43

I think I've seen snippets here and there online...

I think I've seen snippets here and there online about the possibility of using the recess for things other than the smartsense. I'm fine with the cover for now.

One reason I picked the Synapse is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,609
Posted By KJ43

I did. I pulled the smartsense from the bike the...

I did. I pulled the smartsense from the bike the instant I got it home and rode with the open battery recess until I got a cover delivered.

I ordered one through the shop I bought my bike and I...
06-20-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6,231
Views: 562,457
Posted By KJ43

40 miles, 4,373 feet of elevation. Rode to...

40 miles, 4,373 feet of elevation. Rode to Woodside, up King's Mountain Road and then up Skyline to Purisima Creek Redwood Open Space Preserve. I di the Whittemore Gulch Trail down which is some of...
06-19-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 315,425
Posted By KJ43

4iiii Precision Pro dual sided power meter for...

4iiii Precision Pro dual sided power meter for the GRX crankset on my Stigmata. It was a factory install where I shipped them the crankset, they do the install and then send it back. The process was...
06-18-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6,231
Views: 562,457
Posted By KJ43

66 miles, 1,585 feet of elevation. Long gravel...

66 miles, 1,585 feet of elevation. Long gravel loop around the bay over mixed surfaces. Almost constant headwinds over on the east side of the Bay....just for a bit more character building.

Gravel...
06-18-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,139
Posted By KJ43

Same. I clean my new chains pretty soon since the...

Same. I clean my new chains pretty soon since the factory lube gets dirty fast. I use Green Oil which lasts a long time and doesn't attract a lot of dirt.
06-15-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,513
Posted By KJ43

It's not totally clear I guess what the numbers I...

It's not totally clear I guess what the numbers I posted meant, but the number in the () is how much higher the XC200's are over the XT or XTR pedals..at least as far as I could find the correct...
06-10-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,513
Posted By KJ43

Garmin Rally XC200 thoughts

I have had these pedals now for a few months and have the following observations comparing them to Shimano's SPD pedals.

They seem to be constructed well. They are solid and robust feeling but...
06-09-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6,231
Views: 562,457
Posted By KJ43

40 miles, 3,100 feet of climbing. All road today....

40 miles, 3,100 feet of climbing. All road today. Temps were warm...my Garmin reported 90 degree F avg with a max of 100. Definitely enjoyed the ice cold Gatorade from the fridge when I got home.
...
06-07-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6,231
Views: 562,457
Posted By KJ43

32 miles, 3,000 feet of elevation. Up Old La...

32 miles, 3,000 feet of elevation. Up Old La Honda Road, back down through Windy Hill Preserve and then rode over to Arastradero Preserve and did a loop on each side of the road to get more dirt on...
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