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    The reason he brought up clinchers is because the...

    The reason he brought up clinchers is because the OP is currently riding clinchers and wanted to know whether or not it would be worth it to switch to tubeless. Tubulars weren't even considered by...
  2. Btw, to add to my post above: I have done...

    Btw, to add to my post above:

    I have done 60-80 mile rides on the Sportif.. Worked like a charm. I was riding with a fast group and pulled for some of the ride. The bike will take a beating....
  3. To the OP: I have the 2013 version of this...

    To the OP:

    I have the 2013 version of this bike as my alternate bime, although at the time it was labeled as the Sportif 1.7 : ...
  4. Just wanted to give a very late update on this...

    Just wanted to give a very late update on this thread: The wheels turned out to be fine. The problem was the tires: The Vittoria Rubino Pros are quite soft, and after a couple heat cycles due to...
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    Thanks!

    Thanks!
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    Thanks! Although I like them a lot, I always felt...

    Thanks! Although I like them a lot, I always felt like the Rubino pros were a bit soft, especially after a session on the trainer. I know, I know, you're not really supposed to use them on a trainer,...
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    How do you like the Rubino Pro Slick IIIs...

    How do you like the Rubino Pro Slick IIIs compared to the GP4000s ? (Did you have the 4000S or the 4000s2 ?)
  8. Are you perhaps suffering from overtraining?

    Are you perhaps suffering from overtraining?
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    Yeah, I've read a few of those tests, which is...

    Yeah, I've read a few of those tests, which is one reason why I decided to try the GP4000s in 25mm. However, it seems that the recommendation to use 25mm tires is with "modern" wider rims (e.g....
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    True. Aren't the GP4000s known to be a generally...

    True. Aren't the GP4000s known to be a generally faster tire than the Rubinos, though? Of course, this all based on highly scientific anecdotal evidence. ;-)
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    I know this is an old thread, but I just wanted...

    I know this is an old thread, but I just wanted to chime in and say that my experience was similar to yours. After having trouble mounting my 23mm Rubino Pros on my new (to me) Ultegra 6700 rims, I...
  12. My BB86 (another press fit BB) is quiet.

    My BB86 (another press fit BB) is quiet.
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    I like using the Lyzne Caddy Sack (small or...

    I like using the Lyzne Caddy Sack (small or medium) in the jersey pocket.

    Lezyne - Engineered Design - Products - Organizers - Caddy Sack
  14. 15 min warmup, 2x30s sprints, 2x10 min tempo @...

    15 min warmup, 2x30s sprints, 2x10 min tempo @ 110+ rpm. on the rollers
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    Okay. I'm sure the OP is aware of having to pay...

    Okay. I'm sure the OP is aware of having to pay tax. Just trying to throw out a suggestion.

    For the OP: If you buy the Fuji I posted above from Performance, you'll also get a (very ,very basic)...
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    Spend $49 more and go with this. I have the same...

    Spend $49 more and go with this. I have the same bike as my backup bike (a year or two older model with similar components), and it has been reliable and is a very decent frame.
    Product: Fuji...
  17. Bang for the buck for a CF endurance bike: Fuji...

    Bang for the buck for a CF endurance bike: Fuji Gran Fondo line or Fuji Altamira line.
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    Yeah, I'm seeing all those ships sitting out off...

    Yeah, I'm seeing all those ships sitting out off the shore of Long Beach (I'm sure due to the negotiations between the port and the unions). Looks like it might be awhile before that backlog is...
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    Did you read my post in #32...

    Did you read my post in #32 ?
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    Looks good! I may have to get one once I'm done...

    Looks good! I may have to get one once I'm done buying other things I need lol.
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    I think this is the issue: With an automobile,...

    I think this is the issue: With an automobile, when one downshifts, the motor's RPM rises to match the wheelspeed of the car. Engine braking happens with downshifting with an automobile and not a...
  22. Perhaps he doesn't want to run errands on it and...

    Perhaps he doesn't want to run errands on it and keep a CAAD8 locked up outside a store.
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    Oh yeah...this has been completely my experience...

    Oh yeah...this has been completely my experience as well!
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    True, but I still want to be able to use the...

    True, but I still want to be able to use the wheels for other bikes or as spares for other bikes.
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    Thanks for being half helpful.

    Thanks for being half helpful.
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