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05-03-21, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By scubaman

I switched my gravel/bikepacking bike last year...

I switched my gravel/bikepacking bike last year from Shimano XTR SPD pedals to the EH-500 pedals for versatility, and Iíve been very happy. Iím not a beginner - Iíve used SPDs almost since they were...
04-27-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By DorkDisk

I'd say the product has a short useful life span....

I'd say the product has a short useful life span. How long is one expected to take to learn a pedal system? After that you buy the real deal and discard this one? Just buy the real SPD.
04-27-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By franswa

only thing I can think of is because they sell...

only thing I can think of is because they sell worldwide and some areas may require pedal reflectors to be street legal. Friend in Stockholm said she has to keep the reflectors that come on wheels in...
04-27-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By trailangel

These are my favorites:...

These are my favorites:...
04-27-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By tdilf

Shimano used to make a beginner cleat that you...

Shimano used to make a beginner cleat that you could install on your shoe that made it easier to clip in and out of this looks like they have made more of a system out of it.
04-09-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By dwmckee

That is probably the most popular gravel bike we...

That is probably the most popular gravel bike we sell. We have not received a single one yet this year from Jamis and we are a pretty large Jamsi dealer.
04-08-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By dwmckee

What shop did you get the Renegade from. They ae...

What shop did you get the Renegade from. They ae still hard to come by!
04-08-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By woodcraft

Micro-adjust is in contrast to some seatposts...

Micro-adjust is in contrast to some seatposts that have serrations so that saddle tilt can be in small increments, but not between those increments.

Adjusting saddle tilt with a two bolt mechanism...
04-07-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Badger6

Google the Selle Royal Integrated Clip System....

Google the Selle Royal Integrated Clip System. It's a system for clipping seat bags of varying sizes and shapes directly to the seats. Micro-Adjust was explained. Cromo seat pins references the alloy...
04-06-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By headwind15

Micro-adjust usually means that the seat rails...

Micro-adjust usually means that the seat rails are clamped by two bolts (front and back) Adjustment is done in small increment (if desired) by tightening one bolt and loosening the other, for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,066
Posted By eduskator

At least you will know what to do if you get too...

At least you will know what to do if you get too many flats.

Keep in mind that the sealant will also ''self-repair'' small punctures - it's another plus (and a big one if you ask!) of running a TL...
03-29-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By philbob57

The adhesive is hard to remove, in my experience....

The adhesive is hard to remove, in my experience. The o-rings weren't a problem for me. My Sigma computer popped out of carrier (can't think of the right term just now) while I wasn't looking. That...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,066
Posted By prj71

LOL. They usually come with tubes but are...

LOL. They usually come with tubes but are tubeless ready. You usually have to set it up tubeless yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,066
Posted By nathand

I'd confirm they're actually tubeless - my 2018...

I'd confirm they're actually tubeless - my 2018 Renegade has as tubeless-compliant rims but came with tubes. I didn't realize this, however, because the tubeless-ready rims hold the tire more firmly...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,066
Posted By WhyFi

Once set up properly, most of the drivetrain can...

Once set up properly, most of the drivetrain can go quite some time without much attention.

The tubeless tires, if they're actually set up tubeless, will need some regular sealant checks to make...
03-27-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,533
Posted By BikeFitPro

Looks like seeing a BikeFit Pro would help. But...

Looks like seeing a BikeFit Pro would help. But here are some quick tips.
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,066
Posted By mstateglfr

If the Jamis has high rolling resistance, just...

If the Jamis has high rolling resistance, just change the tires. A $90 change fixes your complaint.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,066
Posted By nathand

For whatever it's worth - I have a 2018 Jamis...

For whatever it's worth - I have a 2018 Jamis Renegade Exploit (similar level to an S2), and I've been quite happy with it. My only complaint is that it has road gearing (50/34-11/32) - I would...
03-13-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,580
Posted By tgot

The dremel idea is certainly cool. That would...

The dremel idea is certainly cool. That would scare me, but I guess all you have to lose is the freewheel that's worn out anyway.

Good luck!
Forum: Northeast
03-13-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By UniChris

I believe it's done, but see the Westchester...

I believe it's done, but see the Westchester Parks site to be certain: https://parks.westchestergov.com/trailways

Something else you might like is that after the Putnam County Trail and a mile on...
Forum: Northeast
03-13-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By LarryS

The gate at R119 requires a sharper turn to or...

The gate at R119 requires a sharper turn to or from the gate than most of the other gates. The northern gates only requires a subtle turn like most of the other gates. My problem with the gates is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,066
Posted By guachi

I have one and a second on order. I didn't know...

I have one and a second on order. I didn't know if I could handle a more aggressive geometry bike so I bought an SL5 in 2019. Now I'm getting a SLR7 and will sell/give away/put the SL5 on a trainer....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,066
Posted By Steve B.

Checkpoint is a well equipped bike. I'd also...

Checkpoint is a well equipped bike. I'd also tell the OP look at the Cannondale Topstone aluminum 105 and the Specialized Diverge. All in his price range. I believe all allow rear racks. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,066
Posted By mstateglfr

Trek Domane SL4 -...

Trek Domane SL4 - https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/road-bikes/performance-road-bikes/domane/domane-sl/domane-sl-4/p/28295/?colorCode=grey_red
Trek Domane AL5 -...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,066
Posted By big chainring

Just carry a pair of gravel wheels with you. When...

Just carry a pair of gravel wheels with you. When the urge strikes to go gravel swap out the wheels. Always be prepared.
...
Forum: Northeast
03-11-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,679
Posted By Steve B.

They resurface with apshalt typically, which...

They resurface with apshalt typically, which wants temperatures between 50 and 90 to avoid problems. This spring, summer and fall for construction.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,066
Posted By WhyFi

Budget? Not marketed as a gravel bike, but...

Budget?

Not marketed as a gravel bike, but the 2020 and newer Trek Domane SL/SLR would be great if you're looking for something biased towards endurance rides but able to handle the gravel and...
Forum: Northeast
03-11-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,679
Posted By UniChris

Having it paved sounds good, though I bet a lot...

Having it paved sounds good, though I bet a lot in the area will be annoyed by the closure to do so. Would be great if you could report when it's actually closed - and open again.
03-07-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,237
Posted By cubewheels

from personal experience with endemic lower back...

from personal experience with endemic lower back problems when riding bike that was only solved recently

causes:
- Poor back posture off the bike, when sitting in the chair, etc.
- spends more...
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