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    whatever you decide, while in socal don't miss...

    whatever you decide, while in socal don't miss Gibraltar road in Santa Barbara. It's the best climbing outside the Alps.

    I did it a few times on a heavy rented bike, that makes for a real challenge
  2. I don't have an exact measurement, but it seems...

    I don't have an exact measurement, but it seems that the frame will fit 40mm tires and the fork even bigger
    I don't see myself using 40mm tires but who knows
  3. What fenders for Tricross with 35mm tires?

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    New to me 2009 Tricross. :love:

    I've never used fenders before, what should I be looking for? How big to clear 35mm wide tires?

    Also, black or silver fenders? Brakes and cranks...
  4. A triple with a 12-25 cassette has much tighter...

    A triple with a 12-25 cassette has much tighter and more even shifts than a compact with 11-28 in the back
  5. thanks!

    thanks!
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    Just pop in a 12-30, if RD doesn't clear, turn in...

    Just pop in a 12-30, if RD doesn't clear, turn in your B screw (see youtube for how).

    I have run a 12-27 and 12-28 with a RD designed for max cog of 26. It also runs a 12-30, I needed to take out...
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    Save another 100 and get the Pacenti SL23 ...

    Save another 100 and get the Pacenti SL23

    www.amazon.com/Pacenti-Cycle-Design-SL23-Wheelset/dp/B00N14DR34/
  8. 1990 Miyata Carbon CT3000 - how can I clean hoods?

    25 year old Miyata!

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    It rides fantastic and loves to go fast.

    The white brake lever hood covers are a bit messy. I'm thinking of putting it on ebay (too many bikes...
  9. My first real road bike was triple, and I've had...

    My first real road bike was triple, and I've had a couple 52/42/30 bikes which have excellent and practical spacing with a 12-25 cassette. Now I have 53/39 and 52/36. With a 10 speed 12-30 cassette...
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    Dura Ace 7800 to 105 5800 - an upgrade?

    I am running 10 speed Dura Ace (with tektro brakes and a 105 front derailleur), and I love the feel of the levers, though shifting is a bit coarse at times.
    I am thinking of getting either low...
  11. Try raising your bars HIGHER, and riding using...

    Try raising your bars HIGHER, and riding using mostly your drops, use hoods for climbs and recovery.

    Lots of people have their bars fashionably low but only use the hoods or tops. This is a...
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    There has been lots of research about using diet...

    There has been lots of research about using diet to produce ketones, but that requires a low carb and high fat diet and a period of adaptation.

    I read this book...
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    Thanks, I ran Conti GP4S on my road bike all last...

    Thanks, I ran Conti GP4S on my road bike all last winter, and the 28s were really about 26.5mm. I have looked and never found the new 32mm version for sale, and I suspect they will be over $50 when...
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    thanks, I found the Vittoria Randonneur Pro for...

    thanks, I found the Vittoria Randonneur Pro for $25 so I may try that, anyone used those before?

    the original tires on the multitrack were semi studded and weighed 470g
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    best bang for buck in 32 tires

    I have an old Trek 750 I am refitting into a commuter, looking for a fairly light and fast 32 tire, or close to that size (28 or 35 would work ok)

    I can get Panaracer Pasela PT for $27 each, which...
  16. would an older Shimano 7900 left crank arm work with newer 6800 right crank?

    or a 6600 or 6700 series arm on a 6800?

    IE are the splines the same on all the hollowtech II cranks?
  17. Thanks. would like to keep the BB if possible (I...

    Thanks. would like to keep the BB if possible (I dont have the tools to swap them so would have to pay the shop)

    According to Rotor the BB1 should fit all shimano compatible...
  18. Got the cranks out BB shell measures 42mm...

    Got the cranks out
    BB shell measures 42mm across, 68mm wide
    Spindle is 24mm across 106 mm long
    So either at some point Rotor made a BB1 adapting BB30 to 24mm shimano spindle
    or this is a threaded...
  19. Rotor BB1 external BB30 what cranks can I use?

    I just got a new frame from ebay, a blue norcross. Frame is supposedly BB30.

    The cranks are Rotor Agilis, and they are in external BB shells marked Rotor BB1 that stick out about 10mm on each side...
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    Those triplet wheels look awesome :thumb:

    Those triplet wheels look awesome :thumb:
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    My training buddy has a Pinnarello with shimano...

    My training buddy has a Pinnarello with shimano hydraulic disc brakes, he is heavy and loves the stopping ability. I've never tried his bike since he is much taller than me. He has ENVE 3.4 wheels,...
  22. Only if I ride very hard. Try a real hot steamy...

    Only if I ride very hard. Try a real hot steamy shower after to get your lungs calmed down.
  23. I have the older version of the PI thermal that...

    I have the older version of the PI thermal that work ok on the phone, they are fine in cool weather but no real wind resistance.
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    Sticky: I emailed Pacenti asking what spokes and no...

    I emailed Pacenti asking what spokes and no answer yet.
    I went ahead and ordered the 10 speed wheels, should be here in a week.

    If you need 11 speed, bikehubstore's Pacenti kit is 1450g with the...
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    Sticky: The rims have many great reviews, I didn't find...

    The rims have many great reviews, I didn't find anything on the whole set. The hubs and spokes are probably on the heavy side (maybe brass nipples?), as bikehubstore's Pacenti kit is 1450g with the...
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