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09-23-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,168

It doesn't have to be road legal to be legal to...

It doesn't have to be road legal to be legal to own...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,856

I'd absolutely go with the Domane. It is awesome...

I'd absolutely go with the Domane. It is awesome on packed gravel trails. Most importantly, it has a threaded BB. BB90 is fine until it isn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 10,437

Stans will not work properly at road pressures....

Stans will not work properly at road pressures. If the Schwalbe stuff is the same as Stans, it will not work. Stans works fine in MTBs. It is crap in road bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826

They are shaped to conform to their tubeless rim...

They are shaped to conform to their tubeless rim strips. Like I said though, I feel like their rim strips are way more of a hassle than they are worth. Regular tubeless rim tape is much easier to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519

I’m glad they are working for you. MTB bars also...

I’m glad they are working for you. MTB bars also narrow back out to standard grip size. Lots of folks say they are too stiff though…
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 826

If you are going to stick with the Bontrager...

If you are going to stick with the Bontrager tubeless rim strips, I'd use their valves, because the shape is designed to work with the strips. If not, any cone shaped one will work. I recommend...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519

35mm bars make for a pretty stiff ride on a MTB. ...

35mm bars make for a pretty stiff ride on a MTB. I wouldn't want them on road bike with no suspension. Especially with how narrow road bike bars are in comparison to MTB bars...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,088

1, Absolutely. 2. Depends on you. If find it...

1, Absolutely.
2. Depends on you. If find it quite easy to deal with but like to maintain my bikes..
3. Absolutely.
4. DO NOT USE STANS SEALANT. It doesn't work at road pressures. I use...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,088

Like I stated above, the plastic rim strip that...

Like I stated above, the plastic rim strip that Trek uses for tubeless makes tire changes a big PITA. It is also heavier. You can leave it but, we never do when we swap customers back to tubed...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,088

Your Domane did not come from the factory set up...

Your Domane did not come from the factory set up tubeless. It may have been done at the dealer though. If you don't want to run tubeless, I would absolutely remove the Trek tubeless strips and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,926

You may want to go back and ride that bike again....

You may want to go back and ride that bike again. I work at a Spec dealer and all of our future shock 1.5 equipped bikes have been showing up without a spring installed at all. They have always had...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,926

When you are between frames sizes, you need to...

When you are between frames sizes, you need to consider your intended use for the bike. The smaller bike will require a more aggressive riding position because you will have more seat to bar drop and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,926

Accept what you want. You have been riding for...

Accept what you want. You have been riding for quite a while it looks. If you think that there is no difference between a bike with race or endurance geometry, I don't know what to tell...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,926

My wife owns one. I would absolutely consider it...

My wife owns one. I would absolutely consider it an endurance bike. The 32s will also fit as that is what we have on hers.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,533

They make a tool to straighten hangars. Sounds...

They make a tool to straighten hangars. Sounds like you needed one...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,702

https://info.silca.cc/silca-professional-pressure-...

https://info.silca.cc/silca-professional-pressure-calculator
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,668

If you hit your head hard enough to go...

If you hit your head hard enough to go unconscious, you should absolutely replace that helmet. I would replace it after a crash where my head hits the pavement regardless...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404

Take the wheel and put it on a round garbage can...

Take the wheel and put it on a round garbage can (the outdoor type). Then use your thumbs to press down on the tire right where it meets the rim. Do this while working around the wheel. The tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,819

At your height, that bike is never going to fit...

At your height, that bike is never going to fit you properly but, it won't explode with a 60mm stem either. Can't hurt to try it...I am mainly a mountain biker but still ride the road some. You get...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,006

Deleted…not getting drawn back in…

Deleted…not getting drawn back in…
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 11,009

Facts...

Facts...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 11,009

How many ways can we think of to start a disc vs...

How many ways can we think of to start a disc vs rim brake thread? This has to be the third this week. Holy crap...It's a bike. Ride what you like. You are pretty unlikely to burst in to flames for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,006

The V3R that UAE is riding was specifically...

The V3R that UAE is riding was specifically developed to be light, unlike the C64. The disc frame only weighs 790 grams. That is pretty light for a company that doesn't make light bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,006

I wonder what the disc version weighs?

I wonder what the disc version weighs?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,006

Why do you doubt it? Anything you can let us in...

Why do you doubt it? Anything you can let us in on or are you just being contrary? The other manufacturers are getting their climbing bikes there. Why can't Colnago?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,873

While you are correct in your post, it is not...

While you are correct in your post, it is not relevant to the conversation we were having. We were specifically discussing the article where Chris Froome inferred that disc brakes were a nightmare...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,006

You are half right... ​​​​​​Official UCI...

You are half right...

​​​​​​Official UCI Rule:
ARTICLE 1.3.019
“The weight of the bicycle cannot be less than 6.8 kilograms.”
The minimum weight of the bicycle (in working order) is 6.800 kg,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455

Are you using the GPS to measure speed or the...

Are you using the GPS to measure speed or the sensor it comes with? What speed is your auto pause set on? The good news is that if you have to bin it, the 530 is on sale right now because there is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,006

Here is an off the shelf Trek that is under the...

Here is an off the shelf Trek that is under the UCI limit...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,006

The UCI weight min of 6.8kg on bikes means that...

The UCI weight min of 6.8kg on bikes means that there is no weight penalty at the pro level. You can easily get disc bikes below that limit...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,873

You do realize that MTBs have had disc brakes for...

You do realize that MTBs have had disc brakes for many years now right? The road and MTB systems are not that different and MTB brakes are used pretty dang harshly. WIth the exception of the older...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,282

You folks that are talking about being able to...

You folks that are talking about being able to easily source parts on Amazon and internet searches should realize that most of those parts on Amazon and the internet are coming from local bike shops...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,712

There is some good advice here BUT before you do...

There is some good advice here BUT before you do any of it, you need to go see your Doc. This could be basic fatigue from being new to road biking or it could be something medical...My wife was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,685

If you can tell us exactly what frame you have...

If you can tell us exactly what frame you have (make, model and year), we can tell you which bottom bracket to buy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,392

She did well with it and was still using it until...

She did well with it and was still using it until she got a new bike. The new bike has a much firmer saddle but she likes it better so I probably won’t change it out. Miles in the butt do wonders...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,308

Not enough...

Not enough...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,077

I would make sure the recess on the shoe isn't...

I would make sure the recess on the shoe isn't interfering with your release. If you have your cleat way inside or way outside, I could see this possibly happening...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 798

I work at a local shop and all I will say is...

I work at a local shop and all I will say is this. Do your research on the "must haves" for this purchase before you start shopping. Then go look around at the different options available in your...
Forum: Recumbent
06-28-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,834

I work for the largest recumbent dealer in the US...

I work for the largest recumbent dealer in the US but we sell mostly new. We have quite a bit in stock. If you have any questions, feel free to PM me. Chris
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 817

It is pretty certain to use a Shimano microspline...

It is pretty certain to use a Shimano microspline free-hub body. They are widely available since that is what the MTB 12 speed uses...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,525

I have started carrying Tubolitos on all my bikes...

I have started carrying Tubolitos on all my bikes for this reason. They seem more resilient that normal tubes when stored on bikes for long periods. They are expensive but, better than a walk...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,434

My wife had a 2021. We are picking up a new...

My wife had a 2021. We are picking up a new Diverge tomorrow so she can get the larger clearance. When we ride together, it is usually on gravel or on MTBs. This bike will be more useful for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,434

Those Terra Speeds are an exceptionally close fit...

Those Terra Speeds are an exceptionally close fit on the Roubaix. Less than 2mm of clearance on my wife's...Be careful...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,948

Have you ever ridden a quality tubeless set up? ...

Have you ever ridden a quality tubeless set up? This comment makes me think you have not...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,796

I had something similar happen on my MTB. I...

I had something similar happen on my MTB. I mounted a brand new tire and went on what was supposed to be a quick loop to warm up while I was waiting on the rest of my riding buddies to show up. About...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,796

Toast. I wouldn't ride those again...

Toast. I wouldn't ride those again...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,280

Stans is absolute garbage for road tubeless...

Stans is absolute garbage for road tubeless pressures. I'd try a different sealant. I use Orange Seal on my road bike for this reason. Stans on my MTBs.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,047

I blame Stans sealant for the majority of road...

I blame Stans sealant for the majority of road tubeless issues...Everyone I know that has tried it in that application has had issues...I am primarily an MTBer so when I converted my road bike to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,348

Nope...Assembled but not made...

Nope...Assembled but not made...
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