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07-29-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By stevehollx

Nice, thanks for confirming!

Nice, thanks for confirming!
07-22-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By stevehollx

It also wouldn't have a parallelogram to support...

It also wouldn't have a parallelogram to support a dual ring up front. I am not yet convinced that 1x11 or 1x12 works on a gravel adventure bike to drop the a front ring.
07-21-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By stevehollx

Road link with Rival22 12-40?

I currently run the following on my gravel bike:
SRAM Rival 22 46/34T
12-36 Cassette; 11spd
Rival 22 derailleur

Bought some property near Asheville, and looking forward to getting back into...
01-11-18, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,449
Posted By stevehollx

I put a rival 22 11 speed back on and it works...

I put a rival 22 11 speed back on and it works with a 12-36. Don't get the clutch that the GX offers, but oh well, at least a solution. It seems the GX is dependent upon the bike dropout geometry...
09-19-17, 12:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,449
Posted By stevehollx

Yeah, did the 6mm spec gap, and then tried...

Yeah, did the 6mm spec gap, and then tried extremes (super close) and super far away) with no behavior change. Some others seem to report a rival 22 derailleur can handle 36T, so I that's the next...
09-19-17, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,449
Posted By stevehollx

Drop-bar 2x11 with 11-36T cassette via 10-spd mtn bike derailleur--not working for me

The internet seems to agree that you can mate a SRAM Rival 22 dropbar shifter with a 11-36T cassette by using a 10-speed SRAM mountain bike derailleur.

I just tried this, and can't get it to work....
08-20-17, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By stevehollx

Gravel Grinder + CX racing gearing

I currently have a SRAM 2x11 11spd with a 34/46 x 11-32 (Rival 22).

I've done some long gravel rides out in the mountains (just did d2r2 180k) and learned that I would like some smaller gearing...
01-22-17, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,228
Posted By stevehollx

FTP% for duration of effort?

Anyone have a good reference for targeted % of FTP given the duration of the event. Of course, 1h is 100% of FTP. I am interested in what % of FTP targets across the ride should be for >1h efforts,...
01-13-17, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By stevehollx

A return to the bike; suggestions on 12wk plan for 100k mountain race

I am looking to beat my time in a 100k mountain ride in April, which has 5000' of gain and a nice 3000' sustained climb. I have done it in 4h7m, which was 16mph (Strava estimates 157w avg), and...
11-07-16, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,019
Posted By stevehollx

Recommendations for $1500 Cross bike with discs

My Fantom Cross Pro is showing some wear. It's gonna need a new drivetrain, cabling, and tires this winter, and I've been jonesing for a cross bike with disc brakes and converting tubeless, so...
07-12-12, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,109
Posted By stevehollx

CUE sheet from GPX file?

I have a GPX file of a route, and I would like to convert it to a CUE sheet for a riding partner.

However, bikeroutetoaster and ridewithgps don't show cue directions when I import the GPX. I know...
07-10-12, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By stevehollx

The crowd favorite for knee pads by far are the...

The crowd favorite for knee pads by far are the 661 Kyle Strait pads.

I have the 661 XC EVO elbow pads. Thin, and have d3o padding. I don't really need super padding for my elbows, though, since...
Forum: Southeast
07-02-12, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,299
Posted By stevehollx

Bumping a very old thread. Looking for a...

Bumping a very old thread.

Looking for a ride to enter into in August. Deciding between Blue Ridge Brutal and the Tour de Gaps. I've done the Assault on the Carolinas and 3 Mountain Madness...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-12, 07:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,073
Posted By stevehollx

The insoles are these: ...

The insoles are these:
http://store.trekbikes.com/product/bontrager+inform+heat+moldable+footbed.do

I recommend trying them stock first, and then if you experience discomfort with the high arch,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-12, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,073
Posted By stevehollx

There is the metatarsal 'button' that is behind...

There is the metatarsal 'button' that is behind the metatarsals and lifts the center of your foot up to spread out your metatarsals. And then the insole has a rubber strip that runs underneath all 5...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-12, 07:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,073
Posted By stevehollx

The specialized inserts came with shims. They...

The specialized inserts came with shims. They didn't help. My shoes also weren't too small. If anything, they are on the big side. My new road shoes are actually smaller than my old shoes, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-12, 09:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,073
Posted By stevehollx

How I got rid of plaguing metatarsal hot spots

Since I've gone clipless (Crank Brothers EggBeaters), I've suffered from metatarsal pain on the bottom outside ball of my foot. It would start at about the 1.5h to 2.5h mark in, depending on the...
03-26-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By stevehollx

It's a cyclocross bike, though I really only use...

It's a cyclocross bike, though I really only use it for road riding.

If it was my mountain bike, I'd even suffer with a just 34x34, considering I ride in Pisgah frequently. :)
03-26-12, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By stevehollx

Yeah I'll give this a gearing a whirl, then. If...

Yeah I'll give this a gearing a whirl, then. If I suffer too much on the climb, I'll suck it up and be sure to blame it on my lack of preparedness instead of gearing.
03-26-12, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By stevehollx

Easiest/cheapest way to get smaller gears on 36/46T w/ 11-26T

I have a 36/46 compact 110BCD crank with a 11-26T.

I am not sure of my cage length, but assume it is a short.

36x26 is a little too tall of a gear for me on the steep climbs, and forces me out...
12-19-10, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By stevehollx

Converting 26" dirtjumper to SS; can someone confirm my parts list?

I've got a 26" Giant STP dirt jump bike, and I'm looking to convert it to a SS.

I plan on getting the DMR STS chain tensioner:
http://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=9754...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-10, 10:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,416
Posted By stevehollx

I suffered from this until I did: Smartwool...

I suffered from this until I did:

Smartwool PHD socks - I'm not sure what's so magical about these socks vs other wool socks, but these things feel dry (key) even when soaking wet, and stay super...
Forum: Commuting
11-04-10, 11:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,001
Posted By stevehollx

Those that mention GoreTex socks...what brands...

Those that mention GoreTex socks...what brands are you using?

I can only seem to find the SealSkinz (which seem to get back reviews), the Rocky Mountain ones (which are expensive), and the Gore...
10-28-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 993
Posted By stevehollx

That's some good information. Thanks. I...

That's some good information. Thanks.

I think my plan of attack is to replace one of the long/medium-exertion endurance rides with what will be an increasingly longer duration to build up to 6-9...
10-25-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 993
Posted By stevehollx

Adapting Friel's training plan for endurance racing.

I'm starting to map out a training plan for a race in July of next year. Last year it took me 12.5 hours, and I'm shooting to shave a couple hours off of the time for this year.

I'm looking to do...
10-24-10, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By stevehollx

Check out: ...

Check out:
http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?p=5493295#poststop
10-20-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,586
Posted By stevehollx

Awesome, yeah I think the rubber strip is for the...

Awesome, yeah I think the rubber strip is for the reflector--it fits inside the brackets inside diameter.

Not that there's even room to mount the front reflector on these bars with the cheater...
10-20-10, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,586
Posted By stevehollx

Just assembled Motobecane Fantom Cross Pro - not sure what two leftover parts are for

Just finished putting my new Motobecane Fantom Cross Pro bike together. In the box there were a small (1/2" long) plastic S-hook, and a 4-5" x 3/4" rubber strip. I'm really not sure what these two...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-10, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By stevehollx

Tire for 80% road/20% straight/flat hardpack path?

I'm looking for a tire for my cross bike, which is going to be sued for 80% road riding. 20% of the time will be on a dirt hardpacked greenway (with virtually no corners).

What types of tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-10, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By stevehollx

Okay, that helps, thanks. I'm apparently just an...

Okay, that helps, thanks. I'm apparently just an idiot. I loosened the bolt that controls the fore/aft of the saddle, and I was able to control the tilt. I guess I've never had a saddle that used...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-10, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By stevehollx

Clarify 'normal adjustable'--can you adjust the...

Clarify 'normal adjustable'--can you adjust the tilt at all? The link doesn't look like it has any tilt control.

Why are seatposts of this diameter to hard to find? Am I better off getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-10, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By stevehollx

Finding a 25.8mm micro adjust seatpost

The seatpost on my beater roadbike is 25.8mm as is stamped on the seatpost. The angle of the seatpost is fixed in a grueling upwards tilt and is, um, painful.

I want to replace it with a micro...
06-02-10, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,329
Posted By stevehollx

Training for 63 mile MTB race; critque my training plan.

I just started training for an offroad mountain bike race. It is 63 miles with 11k feet of climbing. My goal is to, well, just finish before the 12.5 the cutoff time. Ideally, I think a 9-10 hour...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-10, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By stevehollx

Replacing 7-speed chainrings with 8-9-10 speed chainrings?

I have an older Diamondback Interval with a 7-speed cassette and double chainring. The gearing on the chainring is 54/44, and I find that I'd rather have lower gearing overall, since I spend...
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