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Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By Fox Farm

go back to Campy

go back to Campy
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,482
Posted By Fox Farm

I think that Wiggle was offering the DeRosa...

I think that Wiggle was offering the DeRosa frameset for a good price, about $1700. Big discount.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,003
Posted By Fox Farm

Yes I get you point. I originally went with...

Yes I get you point. I originally went with Speedplay X in 1999 because I was tired of replacing 2 or more pair of Look cleats a year. Over 5 years of this, I had spent the cost in Look cleats that...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,617
Posted By Fox Farm

it could also have been your headset bearings so...

it could also have been your headset bearings so you might want to remove them and inspect and reinstall.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,617
Posted By Fox Farm

Check your seat clamp.

Check your seat clamp.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,144
Posted By Fox Farm

Ok, I'll jump in on this one. Recent scary was...

Ok, I'll jump in on this one. Recent scary was when i was descending rapidly a small hill of 10% grade into a small village, probably 38mph / 58kph, and some chickens who were free-range browsing...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,144
Posted By Fox Farm

Wow, that could have been ugly...

Wow, that could have been ugly...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By Fox Farm

Put some sealant in your saddle bag, such as...

Put some sealant in your saddle bag, such as Tufo. I think that Vittoria also makes stuff called pit stop. Remove the valve core with the little tool that comes with the sealant, turn the wheel so...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,339
Posted By Fox Farm

Black

Black
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 14,306
Posted By Fox Farm

I have been dealing with the cable stops on the...

I have been dealing with the cable stops on the head tube of my Orbea Orca coming off. I have re epoxied them back on 8 times. Now Orbea is dealing with it as a warranty issue. So electronic...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-20, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Fox Farm

Has anyone bought stuff from Wish?

I see these ads for what seems to be impossibly low prices. What is the deal with Wish? Have any of you bought from them?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,479
Posted By Fox Farm

Cyclist Magazine recently reviewed the new...

Cyclist Magazine recently reviewed the new Emonda. Trek has made it more aero than the older model. Where I live there is a lot of climbing so a light bike would be advantageous. But also the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 707
Posted By Fox Farm

Yes other than the annoying clicking related to...

Yes other than the annoying clicking related to your wheel rpm, just ride it. Or take it back to the shop who removed the glue and mounted the new tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 707
Posted By Fox Farm

remove the valve extender and wrap a small bit of...

remove the valve extender and wrap a small bit of electrical tape around the extender where it goes through the rim, re install. Sound should go away. To be sure that this is the source of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By Fox Farm

I will jump into this discussion. I use Campy...

I will jump into this discussion. I use Campy Ergo on my road bikes and Sram on my gravel bike. The ergonomics of the hoods are very close. However, the Sram sweep style shifting vs the Campy...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 9,468
Posted By Fox Farm

I agree. However in the early 80s when I lived...

I agree. However in the early 80s when I lived on my bike, meaning that I almost never drove my auto, I had a big handle bar bag, like you would use on a touring bike, but I used it on my everyday...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,263
Posted By Fox Farm

Ok, so then get a top of the line Ridley and...

Ok, so then get a top of the line Ridley and build it with Campy Record 12 speed EPS if new bling is what you want.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,263
Posted By Fox Farm

Stop looking at other bikes and look up the road...

Stop looking at other bikes and look up the road and enjoy your ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Fox Farm

No

No
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 03:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,781
Posted By Fox Farm

Assos = #1...

Assos = #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1)
Castelli = #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2)
Rapha = #2...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 04:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 957
Posted By Fox Farm

Write to Canyon rather than depending on the...

Write to Canyon rather than depending on the committee here. When ever I have technical questions, I write to the manufacturer, or true experts like Leonard Zinn and others.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By Fox Farm

Same here which is why I recommended them. You...

Same here which is why I recommended them. You can write to the company and Boyd Johnson will typically respond. Great customer service and yes, their products are great.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By Fox Farm

Boyd

Boyd
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-20, 02:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By Fox Farm

Yes, the 10 speed stuff, although excellent, has...

Yes, the 10 speed stuff, although excellent, has been passed by the shifting quality of the most recent generation of 11 speed and current 12 speed stuff. Front and rear derailleur are faster...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By Fox Farm

Same experience here for me with tape. Have used...

Same experience here for me with tape. Have used Tufo tape for about 20 years, quick, easy but yes it should be applied to clean rims. Used regular glue also for many years but the need to wait a day...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By Fox Farm

I am not sure of the length of the warranty for...

I am not sure of the length of the warranty for Shimano. For Campy it is 5 years. Find an authorized Shimano service center and contact them/bring them the bike. You might just end up paying for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 02:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,568
Posted By Fox Farm

I also had a hard time to tell from the phone vid...

I also had a hard time to tell from the phone vid clip. Be sure that 1, saddle rails are lubed, both where they clamp to the seat post and also where they join the shell. Also make sure that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By Fox Farm

I use their cream but don't apply it to the...

I use their cream but don't apply it to the shorts but rather onto me in spots where friction or hot spots can occur.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,472
Posted By Fox Farm

Assos

Assos
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 18,692
Posted By Fox Farm

Ok, I'll jump into this pissing contest. I do...

Ok, I'll jump into this pissing contest. I do own some Rapha stuff, Cargo Bib tights, Bib knickers in winter weight, bib shorts, wind front jersey short sleeve and long sleeve, base layer and a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Fox Farm

In that price range, aluminum is the best weight...

In that price range, aluminum is the best weight to stiffness to dollar value. Likely the weight of the bikes that you are looking at (non all that light weight for that matter) is attributed to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,305
Posted By Fox Farm

Just stick it into your jersey pocket.

Just stick it into your jersey pocket.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,932
Views: 795,126
Posted By Fox Farm

As a fellow Ti rider, this bike looks very nice....

As a fellow Ti rider, this bike looks very nice. I personally however feel that this Zipp stem does not complement the build, visually.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,212
Posted By Fox Farm

I was there 18 months ago. Note that the air...

I was there 18 months ago. Note that the air quality is horrible in Manila. Also one of the most densely populated cities at 29,000 per square km. I saw some roadies on a Sunday. Traffic in Manila...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,563
Posted By Fox Farm

Spokes will break, regardless. My carbon wheels...

Spokes will break, regardless. My carbon wheels have the standard J hook spokes. A year ago, on the two year old wheels I had a rear spoke break while I was out of the saddle climbing. It was a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,269
Posted By Fox Farm

It depends on how steep are the climbs that you...

It depends on how steep are the climbs that you plan to be doing. I am 62 and live in a pretty hilly area with some big 12% to 15% climbs, but certainly not all are like this. I use a compact 50/34...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 809
Posted By Fox Farm

Yes candle wax or bar soap on the cleat, the tip...

Yes candle wax or bar soap on the cleat, the tip and rear part. I have not used Look in 20 years but that was what I use to do. I got fed up with them and cleat wear. At $15 each, over the years,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 12:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,037
Posted By Fox Farm

Nice bike! I have the Outback gravel bike. Some...

Nice bike! I have the Outback gravel bike. Some years ago I had the Road Logic, middle 1990s, and would love to build a new one. BUT I have a nice Merlin Ti bike and a nice Orbea Orca carbon bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 03:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,833
Posted By Fox Farm

Too bad that you have had this experience. Very...

Too bad that you have had this experience. Very different from mine. I would say that flats are partially due to tire quality but more toward installation, riding style, inflation, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 02:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,050
Posted By Fox Farm

I use to have that same stem and post on my...

I use to have that same stem and post on my Merlin.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Fox Farm

yes there is a button that you push on the...

yes there is a button that you push on the derailure mechanism to lock the cage pushed to the right slacking the chain
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 04:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,795
Posted By Fox Farm

Oh man, motorist hit him...

Oh man, motorist hit him...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,795
Posted By Fox Farm

Wow, I also joined back in 2004 or 2005, can't...

Wow, I also joined back in 2004 or 2005, can't remember. I really enjoyed his perspective and "discuss" points. I was thinking about how I have not seen him here in many moons. How did he die?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,833
Posted By Fox Farm

I have used Conti's, 4000 and 5000 tires for some...

I have used Conti's, 4000 and 5000 tires for some time now and they are great, no doubt. However I have recently switched to using Vittoria Corsa Graphene 2.0 tires and WOW! These are really nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,064
Posted By Fox Farm

I have been using a Yakima roof system in the...

I have been using a Yakima roof system in the late 1980s. I like the roof rack because I can use it for moving more than just a bike. Plywood, sheet rock, other large items, a roof box, skis, etc...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By Fox Farm

I own a number of their products, cargo bib...

I own a number of their products, cargo bib tights, thermal bib knickers, bib shorts, wind front jersey (EXCELLENT PRODUCT) in short sleeve and long sleeve, and a few pair of their gloves. The core...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Fox Farm

No they are not all compatible and depending on...

No they are not all compatible and depending on the age, you want the Ergo levers, front and rear derailleurs to have an A marked on them so that they will work together correctly. I would suggest...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,766
Posted By Fox Farm

Campy Chorus 12

Campy Chorus 12
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By Fox Farm

If there is an adapter, I have never seen one. ...

If there is an adapter, I have never seen one. Quick release dropouts are open on the bottom, thru axle not. Return the wheels for some that will be compatible with your frame. If you can't return...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By Fox Farm

Thru axle and standard drop outs are not...

Thru axle and standard drop outs are not compatible. Sorry.
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