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    To avoid the crowds of the BP you might consider...

    To avoid the crowds of the BP you might consider the Covered Bridge Tour. Pretty easy ride in general.

    CBBT
  2. From what I found when I asked a similar question...

    From what I found when I asked a similar question a Stages PM works the same no matter what crank it is attached to. It is measuring the flex of the crank arm it is glued to and the rest of the crank...
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    All three of the GFs I have done this year have...

    All three of the GFs I have done this year have been competitive for those who wanted to compete. The pace of the lead groups quickly drop folks that aren't interested in their finishing time. So if...
  4. Seems like like a reasonable price. I have a 2013...

    Seems like like a reasonable price. I have a 2013 Oltre XR and would have a hard time letting it go for that price. Building your own usually gives you the parts you want at often the same or less...
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    I have been thinking of getting a CGR post for my...

    I have been thinking of getting a CGR post for my gravel grinder. You can purchase adapters to fit different/larger seat post holes.
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    1000+ miles and a pretty intense 117 mile grand...

    1000+ miles and a pretty intense 117 mile grand fondo this weekend and my 6770 FD continues to shift and trim my 11-speed chain without any problems. My only guess at the diff would be the 6870 FD...
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    You don't need a new FD. The 6670 FD works fine...

    You don't need a new FD. The 6670 FD works fine with 11-Speed. The 10-speed crank will also work with the 11 speed chain.
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    No issue with steel. Ceramic should produce very...

    No issue with steel. Ceramic should produce very slightly less friction as the crank rotates which isn't something I personally worry about.
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    Yep do it right the first time and have no...

    Yep do it right the first time and have no worries about future creaks and squeaks. My Praxis BB30 replacement has been on the bike for over 3500 miles now.
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    This thread is timely, I am going in for one on...

    This thread is timely, I am going in for one on Wednesday and was wondering how much recovery time I should plan for. I was thinking I could do a medium effort/distance ride on Friday. That would be...
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    I did it in Sep 2012 on a Cross bike with 32x700...

    I did it in Sep 2012 on a Cross bike with 32x700 tires. Not a bad ride. The gravel road is a little rough on the descent. There is a cool waterfall toward the end of the descent. The road was a...
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    Shimano Dura Ace 9000 C24s. You can find them for...

    Shimano Dura Ace 9000 C24s. You can find them for 750-800.
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    When I had braces on I was able to eat bars by cutting them up to 1/8th bite size pieces. That way you are able to use your back teeth to chew. I also tried to slush water around in my mouth several...
  14. You might also check the rear quick release. My...

    You might also check the rear quick release. My "BB30 click" was found to be a rear quick release that didn't have enough clamping force. Greasing the rear drops and replacing the quick release with...
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    I also have some padded Bianchi bibs made by MOA...

    I also have some padded Bianchi bibs made by MOA and the material in crotch that touches the saddles is wearing though after about five 50+ mile rides. I have several brands of bibs and these are the...
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    MOA 's NO Whiners Disclaimer

    Saw this disclaimer on a new Bianchi jersey made by MOA. Don't even think about complaining to these guys?

    Click on the image to read the label.


    362706
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    Shifters are Di2 6770 10 speed. Also my Enve...

    Shifters are Di2 6770 10 speed. Also my Enve wheels have 11-speed freehubs.

    So here is the list.
    1. Crank: I think you can use a 10 speed crank but I have an 11 speed
    2. 11 speed chain (appears...
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    Di2 10speed to 11speed upgrade is easy

    I just swapped out my 10speed chain, cassette, 6770 RD with an 11speed chain, 11-32 cassette, and 6870 GS RD. I now have an 11speed. I already had an 11speed crank and had already upgraded my Di2...
  19. I have put a lot of miles on my 09 D2 Cross...

    I have put a lot of miles on my 09 D2 Cross Concept. It is my go to bike for wet weather or gravel. I have installed some TRP mini-V brakes and converted it to a 6603 Ultegra Triple. Really like the...
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    Have a RD-6603 and replaced the 11-28 cassette...

    Have a RD-6603 and replaced the 11-28 cassette with a 12-30 and it works great. My chain length was sized with the 11-28.
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    The chart I got from E-Motion shows that with the...

    The chart I got from E-Motion shows that with the mag resistance set at 3 a 175LB rider will be generating about 409 watts at 20MPH and 498 watts at 24 MPH.

    I am not sure how gear ratios impact...
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    For wearing glasses behind the visor you would...

    For wearing glasses behind the visor you would need to try one on. My frames are wire rim and have the smallest lenses than can still be transition. So it depends on the size and style of frames you...
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    Found a good winter helmet (Dux Helm)

    I bought a Dux Helm helmet that has the sliding/retractable front visor thinking it would be good for winter riding. After 4 rides I am liking it. It fits well, is comfortable, and doesn't seem to...
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    Out of the saddle takes some practice. If while...

    Out of the saddle takes some practice. If while out of the saddle it feels like the rear tires slips sometimes on a crank down stroke check your tire pressure. I found I needed to run the tires at...
  25. Thread: Rolf Wheelz

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    I have been running my 07 Rolf Vigor RS on my...

    I have been running my 07 Rolf Vigor RS on my rain bike with 700x23 some Vredestein Fortezza TriComp tires. These wheels have a lot of miles on them and are still holding up fine. They spin up and...
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