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Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By tedder987

Final update for the archives, the torque setting...

Final update for the archives, the torque setting for the BB itself is 40 Nm
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By tedder987

the 48-55 is definitely the torque setting for...

the 48-55 is definitely the torque setting for the 8mm hex that holds the crank (did it last weekend) so it might match that for the cups. This is the english threaded (BSA) M30 also. This creak...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By tedder987

sdmc530, thanks for the suggestion. Apparently...

sdmc530, thanks for the suggestion. Apparently what we are looking at is the circlip that holds the bearings not a broken bearing race. The support tech suggested just tightening it up a bit to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By tedder987

sdmc530, it honestly hadn't occurred to me to...

sdmc530, it honestly hadn't occurred to me to contact their customer support. Have done so now though, thanks for the reminder. If I hear anything back from them I'll add it to the thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By tedder987

Praxis Bottom Bracket (on Spz Roubaix)

On my 2017 Spz Roubaix (the first FS version) it has a Praxis Zayante crank and their M30 bottom bracket. I just had my second BB fail and was wondering if others were also having this problem. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By tedder987

I have an XL Bell Stratus that fits with room to...

I have an XL Bell Stratus that fits with room to spare (but its hard to find hats that fit). Skip the MIPS for a few extra MM but possibly reduced protection.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,916
Posted By tedder987

Got mine ('17 Roubaix comp) back yesterday with...

Got mine ('17 Roubaix comp) back yesterday with the new collar. I can't tell the difference (big surprise) and the old collar they removed showed no issues. The new parts are filtering into the...
01-12-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,801
Posted By tedder987

my shop said the parts will be available Tuesday...

my shop said the parts will be available Tuesday or Wednesday next week (1/15/2019)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,192
Posted By tedder987

Verona, or lake Como and then head for the...

Verona, or lake Como and then head for the mountains...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,411
Posted By tedder987

I disagree. If its an organized ride you will be...

I disagree. If its an organized ride you will be in a group and the riders in front of you will give more aero benefit than the bars. Also, the aero bars & the position they put you in are...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,916
Posted By tedder987

Its OK if you don't like the FS. I happen to...

Its OK if you don't like the FS. I happen to love mine and have 10,476.9 mi (says Strava) trouble free miles on a '17 Roubaix comp that will be 2 years old on Monday. Already got the call from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,546
Posted By tedder987

FWIW Hydro is far superior to mechanical discs...

FWIW Hydro is far superior to mechanical discs and is worth a few $$. As the owner of a '17 Roubaix I love the future shock and normally run it with 32mm panaracer gravel king slicks for pretty much...
01-09-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,613
Posted By tedder987

Followup - I found even more negative posts about...

Followup - I found even more negative posts about the safety gear pro glasses so i ended up using eyeconic.com since they were the only in-network site for my insurance. Still seems like a rip-off...
01-06-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,393
Posted By tedder987

3 centuries (and one metric) in the last 2 years....

3 centuries (and one metric) in the last 2 years. All on a 2017 Specialized roubaix (future shock version)

#1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) 101 miles,...
01-05-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,613
Posted By tedder987

Don't have a costco membership but I was thinking...

Don't have a costco membership but I was thinking of swinging by walmart as well. No chance for Oakleys but some of the tifosi are in range (on the safetypro.com site, but then there is the...
01-05-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,613
Posted By tedder987

Prescription sunglasses - where to get online?

With my FSA account refilled I want to get a (cheapish) pair of prescription sunglasses for the bike. I have been looking around and sportrx is too expensive for me. Safetygearpro.com is very...
12-03-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,279
Posted By tedder987

I have a '17 Spz Roubaix with discs and weigh 210...

I have a '17 Spz Roubaix with discs and weigh 210 pounds, and my boss has a '05 Spz Allez with rim brakes and weighs about 155 soaking wet. After a long descent at ~35+ mph I was in front by 50...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-18, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 652,533
Posted By tedder987

Weird, the prices is showing $31.49 for me. did...

Weird, the prices is showing $31.49 for me. did it go up?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-18, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 652,533
Posted By tedder987

Does anyone know on what schedule lakecycling...

Does anyone know on what schedule lakecycling puts new shoes on sale?
11-01-18, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By tedder987

Haven't done a 10 hour but my Wahoo bolt does OK...

Haven't done a 10 hour but my Wahoo bolt does OK on navigation for centuries and has ~30% battery left after 6.5 hours. It lights up some LEDs across the top when turns are coming but the back light...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-18, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,665
Posted By tedder987

I agree, the shop should make it right. Also the...

I agree, the shop should make it right. Also the FS can be trouble free. My 2017 roubaix has 9907.7 miles (Strava) and no future shock problems at all. Still love it. I do have a creak that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-18, 05:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 729
Posted By tedder987

I have been using the Deuter Race EXP Air that...

I have been using the Deuter Race EXP Air that the OP suggested for commuting for the last 2 years (33 mile round trip, ~900' climbing each way). Absolutely great pack and not sweaty at all. Very...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-18, 04:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,065
Posted By tedder987

On my bolt, after a century (6.5 hrs) it was...

On my bolt, after a century (6.5 hrs) it was around 40% battery. Commuting every day (33 mile round trip) Its usually recharged once a week and is in the low teens after ~12 hours of riding.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-18, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By tedder987

I have an big head (XL in all motorcycle helmets)...

I have an big head (XL in all motorcycle helmets) and my XL Bell Stratus is not maxed out even with a beanie on underneath it. The MIPS version topped the virginia tech tests 6 months ago and its...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-18, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By tedder987

I have spd on the MTB and spd-sl on the road bike...

I have spd on the MTB and spd-sl on the road bike (or vice versa I can never remember) and I think the 3 bolt holds my foot a lot more stably than the MTB style shoes do so the fitter suggestion may...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 754
Posted By tedder987

Folks thanks for the suggestions. The UA...

Folks

thanks for the suggestions. The UA HeatGear seems like the right price point for me and advertises itself as UPF 30. I will try to find one on sale somewhere.

I used the Craft one on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-18, 03:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 754
Posted By tedder987

I do have the performance bike summer jersey ...

I do have the performance bike summer jersey (https://www.performancebike.com/shop/performance-sun-pro-ii-long-sleeve-jersey-11-0705)but its been a bit of a disappointment as its not really thin...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 754
Posted By tedder987

As to sun sleeves - 2 problems that can both be...

As to sun sleeves - 2 problems that can both be solved with money. First none of my short sleeve jerseys breathe as well as the base layer does. Second, as I am getting older and doing little...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-18, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 754
Posted By tedder987

Just a baselayer?

Its been pretty hot here in SoCal lately (95+) but I prefer long sleeves to sunscreen so lately I have been wondering...

Can I just wear a long-sleeved summer base layer by itself? Is there any...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-18, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By tedder987

I have never had one unclip on their own, but...

I have never had one unclip on their own, but they do seem to get harder to clip in. I replace them about every 4-5000 miles but it will really depend not on your riding mileage, but on your walking...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-18, 08:38 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 192,026
Posted By tedder987

Follow-up: Panaracer GravelKing 32's fit with...

Follow-up: Panaracer GravelKing 32's fit with loads of space to spare. Measured out at 31.8 at 75psi
07-06-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,387
Posted By tedder987

I've done 12,300 miles in the last 2.5 years...

I've done 12,300 miles in the last 2.5 years (thanks Strava) and generally I see about 3000 miles on front tires, and 2,400 for rears. I weigh ~210 lbs and generally run 28mm tires at ~90 psi on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 11:29 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 48,322
Posted By tedder987

I'm in the happy owner camp (2017 Roubaix Comp...

I'm in the happy owner camp (2017 Roubaix Comp with 7789.5 miles according to Strava). I can't speak to people having rattles etc, though I have never had a road bike that stayed silent after 500...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 11:16 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 192,026
Posted By tedder987

My Schwalbe One 28's measured out at 30.4mm and...

My Schwalbe One 28's measured out at 30.4mm and still had lots of room. I have a Zipp course 30 on the rear now that measured 30.6 after ~2k miles and still lots of room. Gonna try Panaracer gravel...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-18, 04:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,313
Posted By tedder987

A second vote to pay attention to nutrition. I...

A second vote to pay attention to nutrition. I ride 120-150 miles (~10000 ft) weekly commuting with an occasional 40 mile club ride and I did a metric last may (67 miles, 4400') my first century in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-18, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 652,533
Posted By tedder987

Just ordered one to replace the 5 year old one I...

Just ordered one to replace the 5 year old one I have now who's zippers are getting wonky. Mind you I rode 5.5k last year so it gets a lot of use
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-18, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By tedder987

I can read my Wahoo bolt just find with polarized...

I can read my Wahoo bolt just find with polarized sunglasses. YMMV.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,139
Posted By tedder987

the question you should be asking is "Best for...

the question you should be asking is "Best for what?". I can think of several things that that bike is best for...

But seriously, in my experience having the best fit of the bike to you trumps...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-18, 06:06 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 48,322
Posted By tedder987

Just to keep this thread going... I have a...

Just to keep this thread going...

I have a 2017 Roubaix Comp that is almost 16 months old with 6,657.2 miles on it (according to Strava). Can't get exact hours for the previous years (i.e. can't...
Forum: Commuting
12-15-17, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 55,621
Posted By tedder987

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-17, 01:58 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 30,616
Posted By tedder987

I am up to 4,815.2 mi miles on mine (thank strava...

I am up to 4,815.2 mi miles on mine (thank strava for detailed mileage) and have not experienced anything similar. My shop did tighten the headset at ~2200 miles but nothing since then. Now as to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-17, 10:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,731
Posted By tedder987

I have a 34 mile round trip commute and live in...

I have a 34 mile round trip commute and live in SoCal so I get to leave the car at home a lot. Had to drive this week and boy do I prefer the traffic on the bike path...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-17, 07:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,731
Posted By tedder987

Unless you are under 30 years old (ie young and...

Unless you are under 30 years old (ie young and flexible) get the future shock. When you are comfortable you can go a lot farther and more often. I got my 17 Roubaix comp on Jan 20th and its at...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-17, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,731
Posted By tedder987

If you are swapping the drivetrain why not make...

If you are swapping the drivetrain why not make the second bike a cheap bikes direct or nashbar frame. It will reduce your losses and you could possibly keep it as a rainy day or commuter
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-17, 08:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,882
Posted By tedder987

Selle Anatomica (https://selleanatomica.com/) ...

Selle Anatomica (https://selleanatomica.com/)

I love mine (~8k miles over the last 2 years). This weekend they have 15% off with the code Fall15 and if you are not picky about colors, they have...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-17, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,882
Posted By tedder987

I had something like that that turned out to be a...

I had something like that that turned out to be a loose derailleur hanger...
10-21-17, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,614
Posted By tedder987

Go and ride them both. They feel very different...

Go and ride them both. They feel very different even though they are nominally the same type of bike.

I test-rode the old sl-4 Roubaix (and earlier) a couple of times and walked away each time. I...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-17, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 55,621
Posted By tedder987

Bizman (PA) _____________________________ 6398...

Bizman (PA) _____________________________ 6398 (7359 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) ____________________________ 6000 (9416 total)
Gregf83 (BC) ____________________________ 5695 (8986...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-17, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,969
Posted By tedder987

2017+ Roubaix will. When I put Mavic Ksyrium...

2017+ Roubaix will. When I put Mavic Ksyrium allroads on they came with a 30m tire and there was still plenty of room. Now running Schwalbe one 28's and there is loads of extra space
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-17, 02:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,669
Posted By tedder987

I have had 2 pairs of Castelli shorts, both XL...

I have had 2 pairs of Castelli shorts, both XL (One Endurance V2 bib, not sure of the other model but a bit cheaper). For the endurance v2 they were always a bit too tight around my junk and after...
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