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Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-18, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By scplus5

Very good point. I wouldn’t necessarily...

Very good point.
I wouldn’t necessarily consider it ungradeitis...but close. My ten year old son and I recently went and rode some gravel. He had so much more fun and was so much more relaxed than...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-18, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By scplus5

Thank you for the input!

Thank you for the input!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By scplus5

Bike value help

I’d appreciate some help from you guys...I tried bicycle blue book, but I can’t find the value of my bike before popup ads redirect me to a spam site. I’m considering selling my caad and need a value...
11-27-17, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By scplus5

Everything showed up! Any last minute tips? :)

Everything showed up!
Any last minute tips? :)
11-25-17, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By scplus5

OK so I'll pick up some new cables. Thank...

OK so I'll pick up some new cables.

Thank you for the FD tip!

I will have to change the chain length, correct? If so, how do I determine the new length?
11-24-17, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By scplus5

No. Is it not possible to reuse the current...

No. Is it not possible to reuse the current cables?
They aren't old enough to warrant replacement.
11-24-17, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By scplus5

First time upgrading groupset

Later this week (when all the parts come in) I'll be swapping everything on my bike from 105 to ultegra 6800. The cassette will change from 11-32 to 11-25. The new RD will be a short cage. Everything...
11-19-17, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By scplus5

My buddy is in the process of replacing his...

My buddy is in the process of replacing his barely used 105 11 speed groupset with Ultegra if you'd be interested.
11-19-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By scplus5

Nevermind on the spacer. In theory I think it's a...

Nevermind on the spacer. In theory I think it's a great idea.
I measured just now and there would be only 6mm of spline engagement. I believe there's plenty of thread engagement to be secure, but...
11-19-17, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By scplus5

I'm not really interested in using a 24mm...

I'm not really interested in using a 24mm crank/shimano etc. I'd like to stay with SLK if possible. If some of the reading I've been doing is correct, then a bb386 crank can be used with adapters. ...
11-19-17, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By scplus5

I admittedly do not understand chainline, but...

I admittedly do not understand chainline, but I'll be reading up on it today.
You are correct about what I'm proposing. However if my understanding on bb30a is correct, then the extra 5mm is added...
11-19-17, 03:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By scplus5

So apparently the frame is bb30a after all. Pure...

So apparently the frame is bb30a after all. Pure BS that the bike frame is NOT marked as such.

Now for the solution...the crank was a great deal, so I'd like to use it if possible. :)
Provided...
11-18-17, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By scplus5

The bike is clearly marked bb30. I looked at a...

The bike is clearly marked bb30. I looked at a few websites that said it's bb30.
I'm seriously confused
11-18-17, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By scplus5

Synapse bb30 crank issues

So I'm attempting to put a new crank in a 2016 synapse carbon 105. The bike is marked bb30, not bb30a. The crank I'm installing is an FSA SLK light bb30 crank.
When I push the spindle through the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-17, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,131
Posted By scplus5

This is mine. Supposed to be aero. I love it. ...

This is mine. Supposed to be aero. I love it.

https://garneau.com/us/en/course-cycling-helmet
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-17, 10:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,663
Posted By scplus5

Not really. Mama likes to sleep in and she's...

Not really. Mama likes to sleep in and she's trained them to stay quiet. Lol

The plus5 part of my name is the kids--ages 10,9,7,5,2
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-17, 07:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,663
Posted By scplus5

I am the same way. I "need" some me time, but I...

I am the same way. I "need" some me time, but I hate missing time with the kids. So I go as early as the daylight will allow for a few hours and normally everyone is just waking up by the time I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-17, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,424
Posted By scplus5

I rarely carry more than 2. There are plenty of...

I rarely carry more than 2. There are plenty of rural churches with outdoor hose spigots. Jesus said "give drink to the thirsty", so I stop when needed and help them do His will.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 07:55 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,558
Posted By scplus5

I personally have 8k miles between my caad9 and...

I personally have 8k miles between my caad9 and synapse. Both are 2009 bikes that I bought used. I replaced the bearings in the synapse 2500 miles ago and it's been silent. Replaced the ones on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-17, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,122
Posted By scplus5

Awesome, thank you!

Awesome, thank you!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-17, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,122
Posted By scplus5

Thanks for the replies. I ended up buying a...

Thanks for the replies. I ended up buying a lezyne macro gps today. Seems that it had most of the functions of the super, most of the battery life and $50 cheaper.

Wahoo was way out of my price...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-17, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,122
Posted By scplus5

Lezyne super gps vs garmin edge ?

Anyone use this? How does it compare to similarly priced garmins? I like that it has turn by turn directions that can be activated mid ride, strava live segments that it appears I don't have to pay...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-17, 07:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,445
Posted By scplus5

Segment timing, GPS vs iPhone

Is there a difference in the way that segments times are given/recorded between a garmin and using the strava app on an iPhone?
I have noticed a few curious things recently that got me wondering....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-17, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By scplus5

Happens every now and then, worst time ever was a...

Happens every now and then, worst time ever was a day I set out for a 120 mile ride. I knew 10 miles from the house that it was not going to be a good day...but knew I wouldn't have time again...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-17, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By scplus5

I had a motobecane that I got off Craigslist for...

I had a motobecane that I got off Craigslist for a couple hundred bucks. It came from bikes direct and I *think* it was pretty much the same as a surly (or so I read somewhere). I wish I hadn't sold...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-17, 03:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,778
Posted By scplus5

Fwiw, that was never my intention.

Fwiw, that was never my intention.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 10:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,778
Posted By scplus5

Just to follow up, I bought a pair of specialized...

Just to follow up, I bought a pair of specialized comps from the shop. I've ridden with them a couple times, I like them, but nothing earth shattering to report.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 07:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,979
Posted By scplus5

Sounds like a lesson about how to get KOMs

Sounds like a lesson about how to get KOMs
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,778
Posted By scplus5

This makes complete sense and I feel the same way.

This makes complete sense and I feel the same way.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-17, 06:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,778
Posted By scplus5

You didn't get it. Everyone else did. Thanks...

You didn't get it. Everyone else did. Thanks anyway. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-17, 08:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,778
Posted By scplus5

Funny you mention it, I have a carbon synapse in...

Funny you mention it, I have a carbon synapse in addition to my caad.

How do you feel the stiffness? Just curious.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-17, 07:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,778
Posted By scplus5

Medical bills? Im scratching my head.

Medical bills?
Im scratching my head.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-17, 07:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,778
Posted By scplus5

Nothing really, I've just had them for 3 years...

Nothing really, I've just had them for 3 years and I'd like something new. Somewhat out of curiosity most likely because I've never had another pair.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-17, 05:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,298
Posted By scplus5

My 2009 synapse carbon ultegra is well under 17...

My 2009 synapse carbon ultegra is well under 17 lbs. SRAM red crank, rs-81 wheels. Pedals and cages included. Probably $1500 total in it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-17, 04:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,778
Posted By scplus5

Thank you for the thoughtful replies. It's hard....

Thank you for the thoughtful replies. It's hard. $200 is a lot of money for me. Maybe I'm in the wrong hobby...

Maybe I did just get lucky with my current shoes? I'm not uncomfortable in them,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-17, 04:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,778
Posted By scplus5

Shoe value

I would like to buy a new pair of shoes soon. I went to look at what is available at my LBS and he really wanted to steer me towards a $200 pair of specialized shoes.
A. I don't want to spend that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-17, 03:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,585
Posted By scplus5

I have a set of fulcrum 4's that need a new home.

I have a set of fulcrum 4's that need a new home.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-17, 09:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,017
Posted By scplus5

Depending on the timing, I may be interested if...

Depending on the timing, I may be interested if you sell them.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-17, 08:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,017
Posted By scplus5

What are you planning to do with the RS81s?

What are you planning to do with the RS81s?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-17, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By scplus5

Thank you for the info. Yes, I completely know...

Thank you for the info. Yes, I completely know and understand your last paragraph. I don't race and I won't train, which is probably a large part of the reason I cannot justify to myself spending...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-17, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By scplus5

I saw those for that price on nashbar. Figured if...

I saw those for that price on nashbar. Figured if I waited for a 25% off day, I'd get them for $375.
Technically, I could afford it, but I'm not sure if it's a justifiable way to drop $400. I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-17, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By scplus5

My brother had some RS80 and loved them, so I've...

My brother had some RS80 and loved them, so I've looked at these also. It looks like it might be hard to find them in the price range that I'm comfortable staying in, but I am interested.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-17, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By scplus5

I also found a solid deal on mavic ksryium...

I also found a solid deal on mavic ksryium elites. How do they compare to the other two wheels mentioned?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-17, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By scplus5

I've tried numerous times and can't find any info...

I've tried numerous times and can't find any info on the 4's that I have.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-17, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By scplus5

Wheel upgrade?

My synapse currently has fulcrum racing 4's. If my research is correct, they were stock wheels for a specialized roubaix. I can't find much info about them at all, so if anyone knows much I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-17, 07:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,990
Posted By scplus5

Get a used carbon synapse and call it a day. You...

Get a used carbon synapse and call it a day. You can get one with ultegra in your price range.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-17, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,888
Posted By scplus5

Thanks for all the suggestions. Any opinions on a...

Thanks for all the suggestions. Any opinions on a LG course helmet?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-17, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,888
Posted By scplus5

That is not bad at all. Thank you.

That is not bad at all. Thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By scplus5

Planet cyclery normally has about the best prices...

Planet cyclery normally has about the best prices I've seen on those tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-17, 09:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,888
Posted By scplus5

Anyone willing to post a pic wearing your helmet...

Anyone willing to post a pic wearing your helmet so I can get an idea of size?
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