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    Thanks! Any examples of the seatposts you...

    Thanks!

    Any examples of the seatposts you mention clamping from the sides? can't visualize it...
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    Selle Italia oval rails

    Hi,

    I am considering a new saddle.

    My seatpost is one that accepts "regular" rails (I've had 2 saddles with round rails... never bothered with the actual diameters...)

    And I would like to...
  3. Thanks for the advice! About the riding spot,...

    Thanks for the advice!

    About the riding spot, there is that place that is reserved for cyclists. At peak times, there are big packs of road riders riding over 25 mph... but when it's quiet, it's...
  4. My first SS/FG

    Hi there,

    Just picked up my first SS/FG ride. A Felt Brougham 2015 :

    471093

    Find it pretty cool tbh :)

    Anyway; I commute daily with my other bike (w/ speeds and everything...) so I *know*...
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    Interesting tip!! Will give it a try! I...

    Interesting tip!!

    Will give it a try!



    I did try that but it is not easy because the hole, assuming there is one, must be really tiny since I can inflate to ~8.5 bar, ride 100 km and still...
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    Odd deflation with latex tubes

    Hi all,

    I use latex tubes in all my racing wheels.
    Been doing that for almost a couple of years, and 0 puncture in over 20000 km... so I must say so far so good.

    Now I know that latex tubes...
  7. Strings/threads peeling out of tire sides; how dangerous is it?

    Hey,...

    My rear tire looks like this:

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/w_1cTJ1tvB0qmzqgKFx0nAMduMfnubZeqj7e2IdzscvY=w605-h1075-no

    It must have been going on for a while as I found a couple...
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    Fine so you're saying that both will fit. I...

    Fine so you're saying that both will fit.

    I was thinking that but wasn't sure (I knew my cranksets options would be based on which BB I had, just wasn't sure that both BB types would be compatble).
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    Threaded bottom brackets hell

    Hi,

    Considering buying a frame.

    Specifications say: "Bottom Bracket Shell BSA / British threaded"

    And now I am not sure what BB I need.

    Is it the square tapered ones? (assuming british...
  10. Just to be clear guys, the only part of my post...

    Just to be clear guys, the only part of my post that was advice was this last line:



    All the rest was just sympathetic chit-chat about how OP might feel and that he probably is not the only one...
  11. Actually you do, you always can choose your line,...

    Actually you do, you always can choose your line, it just is a very bad idea when that group is a race pack.
    You can always coast before the turn when the other are pedaling, brake if they're...
  12. How close should pads be on caliper brakes?

    Hi,

    First of all, in this question, I am only talking about a road bike used for training and racing if that can have any importance.

    How close should I set my brake pads to the rim?
    And...
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    Canyon has shipped the replacement part. Gonna...

    Canyon has shipped the replacement part.

    Gonna have to struggle a bit with the cables and their internal routing, but should be fine.
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    Well.... it's a frame, so it has tubes and chain...

    Well.... it's a frame, so it has tubes and chain stay :)
    I mean there is so specific requirement to be electronic ready... There might be some specific frames that have extra features to support...
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    Are you sure? because in this case, the EW67A-E...

    Are you sure? because in this case, the EW67A-E acts as an "A" junction box with its battery level button and everything, which is why the fact that this item designed for 10-speed Ultergra 6770...
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    Thanks. So I understand the "smartness" of the...

    Thanks. So I understand the "smartness" of the 11-speed shifting, as it was the case in mechanical is handled by the shifter only (possible the derailleur?) but the junction is really just a way to...
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    Good point. I had considered this and yes the...

    Good point. I had considered this and yes the wheels are compatible, they do support 10 and 11 speeds. But I will need new cassette and chain.



    Fine. Actually, I will probably proceed this way:...
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    Hi, Sorry,... should have been more specific....

    Hi,

    Sorry,... should have been more specific.
    I am considering the Ultegra Di2 6870 w/ external routing. This one to be specific (hope I'm not breaking any forum rules by linking a commercial...
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    Already done. Before even posting here. ...

    Already done. Before even posting here.



    Honestly, when I think of all the pain that changing internally routed cables, and knowing that changing this guide will force me to change the rear...
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    Cable guide "collapse"

    Hello all,

    I recently experienced some issues with my front shifting and when I looked, it turned out that the plastic piece that goes under the bottom bracket through which the cables run...
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    Di2 advice

    Hey guys,

    I must admit I have been getting sick lately of my transmission, the fine tuning to set it up perfectly, especially the ring shifting is a pain...

    Anyway, I googles a bit about the...
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    New with trainer

    Hi there,

    I've recently been given a stationary trainer.
    Magnetic resistance, adjustable on bars, pretty quiet compared to what I've heard. Nothing real fancy,... but hey,... was a club mate's...
  23. Smallest I could find is 46T (Plateau ALIZE...

    Smallest I could find is 46T (Plateau ALIZE)

    Maybe there's smaller,... I see no reason why it would not be technically possible.
  24. Is there enough clearance ? (rear derailleur)

    Hi,

    I tried mounting a 12/30 cassette on my road bike and since this is large enough to be borderline as far as derailleur possibility is concerned, I wanted to check your opinion guys.

    Here I...
  25. Answer to myself, in case anyone else is...

    Answer to myself, in case anyone else is interested: Cassette How-To - Part 2 - Slowtwitch.com
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