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02-28-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,893
Posted By telebianchi

(Making the assumption that any of these bikes...

(Making the assumption that any of these bikes will provide a good fit for up)

Between the Motobecane and the Poseidon and the carbon frame, I'd go with the GRX equipped bike all day every day....
02-27-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By telebianchi

These types of scales are not really made for...

These types of scales are not really made for giving good quality snapshot numbers. The technology behind them is not that accurate. As has been mentioned above, they send a current through your body...
02-12-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By telebianchi

Last summer I was looking for the same type of...

Last summer I was looking for the same type of thing for my Raleigh XXIX single speed. I wanted to run fatter tubeless tires than the original rims could handle, and I didn't want to spend a ton of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By telebianchi

It's not disruptive if it's really cool. And I'm...

It's not disruptive if it's really cool. And I'm just talking about the color. :thumb:

Purely out of curiosity, do the brakes/shifting still work from the left lever? So if somebody else borrowed...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By telebianchi

Yes, you did. :o In which case I apologize...

Yes, you did. :o

In which case I apologize for my lengthy post. I just do find it funny when a simple question is asked (does stem angle matter if bar is in the same place?), that people will...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By telebianchi

Again, I have a general idea of what I need...

Again, I have a general idea of what I need because I actually got on the bike, made some adjustments, rode the bike, tweaked some adjustments, rode the bike, etc. I have no idea what the measurement...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By telebianchi

Thanks for the answers regarding stem angle...

Thanks for the answers regarding stem angle having no effect on handling, etc if the bar ends up in the same spot.

Good comment about the number of spacers above the stem. It currently has a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By telebianchi

Does Stem Angle Matter if Bar is in the Same Place?

I put 40 mm wider bars on my bike (400 to 440). Therefore, I am switching to a shorter stem to bring the bars back closer to me to account for the wider hand spacing. There are currently 25 mm of...
01-11-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By telebianchi

Last fall I was looking into either a Trek Fuel...

Last fall I was looking into either a Trek Fuel EX or Top Fuel. I felt getting the 7 over the 5 in either bike was well worth price difference based on the parts specs and the few reviews I was able...
Forum: Triathlon
01-07-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By telebianchi

Best Runners Forum????

Hi All,

As a very longtime BikeForums member, I thought I'd ask for your favorite runners forum. I get into running about every four to five years and this is turning out to be one of those years....
12-01-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,286
Posted By telebianchi

I am absolutely stealing this. :thumb: I...

I am absolutely stealing this. :thumb:

I agree that it's not always about being slower on the SS. But there is a different flow to things. Riding with someone on their geared bike who also rides...
12-01-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,286
Posted By telebianchi

Last June (2019) I bought a 2012 Raleigh XXIX...

Last June (2019) I bought a 2012 Raleigh XXIX from a friend. At the time I had a single-speed Schwinn road bike, and my thought was simply to sell the Schwinn and use the Raleigh as an around town,...
12-01-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,064
Posted By telebianchi

You don't say if you are running tubeless or not....

You don't say if you are running tubeless or not.

Summer of 2019 I bought a 2012 Raleigh XXIX from a friend (full rigid steel single-speed). It came with 29x2.2 clinchers.

After about two...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,851
Posted By telebianchi

Thanks again for all the comments. I ended...

Thanks again for all the comments.

I ended up grabbing a used set of Oval Concepts 733 wheels with about 2500 miles on them. (if you don't know, Oval is the in-house brand for Fuji and a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,851
Posted By telebianchi

Very interesting. Unfortunately, can't find them...

Very interesting. Unfortunately, can't find them in stock anyplace. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,851
Posted By telebianchi

Those are interesting. But I'm not looking for...

Those are interesting. But I'm not looking for carbon. I'm not the best descender but do hit some big hills (3 to 7 miles; friends hitting 40 mph average while I'm happy with 27-29 mph on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,851
Posted By telebianchi

Thanks. The Racing 3 are within just a couple $$...

Thanks. The Racing 3 are within just a couple $$ of the Hunts. Two year warranty and would have to be shipped back to England for repair (although ProBikeKit said they would cover the shipping cost...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,851
Posted By telebianchi

Wheels: Hunt 4Season vs Fulcrum Racing 4

TL;DR

Opinions on these two wheel sets?
HUNT 4 Season Aero:...
09-18-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,549
Posted By telebianchi

So now that I've used the larger mountain bike...

So now that I've used the larger mountain bike sized SpeedSleev for a couple of weeks, I need to change my opinion to be more in line with what mstateglfr was originally saying regarding the side...
08-28-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,390
Posted By telebianchi

What a gorgeous - and certainly capable - bike. ...

What a gorgeous - and certainly capable - bike.



Agree. ^^^

Looks like you've already got tubeless rims and tires so mostly a matter of dumping in some sealant. That said, tubes are not the...
08-26-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,549
Posted By telebianchi

Thanks for your review and pictures. I've been...

Thanks for your review and pictures. I've been debating getting a larger SpeedSleev for gravel & mountain bikes. Last year a bike I bought included the small road SpeedSleev and I love it. It can...
07-23-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,524
Posted By telebianchi

oooh! You have good search skills. Thanks!

oooh! You have good search skills. Thanks!
07-20-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,524
Posted By telebianchi

Thanks everyone. I appreciate the feedback and...

Thanks everyone. I appreciate the feedback and additional ideas.

I'm fully aware of the gearing differences and combinations if I switch to the smaller inner ring. That's exactly why I'm looking...
07-19-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,524
Posted By telebianchi

Thanks DorkDisk . I'm not too worried about it,...

Thanks DorkDisk . I'm not too worried about it, but it's nice to hear that it works for others which is why I posted.
07-19-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,524
Posted By telebianchi

GRX 11-speed crankset with 10-speed Tiagra 4700

I've got Tiagra 4700 ten-speed on my gravel bike. Currently running 46/34 chain rings. I'd like to go to GRX 46x30 crankset, but all I am finding used or new is the 11-speed version. I know that...
07-19-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By telebianchi

I just went tubeless on my rigid Raleigh XXIX. I...

I just went tubeless on my rigid Raleigh XXIX. I had already "got" tubeless years ago but never had it on my older mountain bikes. But the amount of difference I could tell still surprised me.
...
06-22-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By telebianchi

Gates Carbon Belt Sizing

Short version: Will a two tooth difference in belt length be a problem? Current set-up is 46/28 with 122T belt on the older center port CDX system. Eccentric bottom bracket is about 3/4 of the way...
02-17-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By telebianchi

Sure, why not? I can assure you my legs do not...

Sure, why not? I can assure you my legs do not put out enough watts to bust that belt.


It's also a great play bike in the woods. Had it out for 90 minutes Saturday morning before the trails...
02-16-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,206
Posted By telebianchi

To your original question about differences...

To your original question about differences between full susp and hardtail, I'd say yes and no.
If all you have ever ridden is a full suspension, going to a hard tail takes some adjustment. Your...
02-14-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By telebianchi

I thought I'd be able to find used forks at a...

I thought I'd be able to find used forks at a reasonable price due to the straight steerer and QR hub. But so far no such luck. I need to put a "looking to buy" listing on the local FB bike...
02-13-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By telebianchi

New Fork for Raleigh XXIX - questions

Last June a friend gave me a killer deal on his 2012 Raleigh XXIX single-speed w/Gates Carbon Belt Drive. I actually got it thinking it would be a nice change from my Schwinn Madison single-speed for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-16, 03:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,788
Posted By telebianchi

So if I am understanding, your B17 group is...

So if I am understanding, your B17 group is expecting a speed of 17 mph on flats. Is that correct? I ask because that is not very fast for a paceline on flat ground and assuming no headwind. It's not...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-16, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By telebianchi

If you were to use your 200 for the basic cycling...

If you were to use your 200 for the basic cycling stats (distance, time, speed) and then a gps watch for HR, etc. you will not have any way to sync up the two resulting workout files. For good...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-16, 07:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 18,911
Posted By telebianchi

When I put Conti GP4000s 700x25 on my Bontrager...

When I put Conti GP4000s 700x25 on my Bontrager TLR wheels (wider 23mm/17.5mm width), they measure out to 28 mm compared to the Bontrager R3s measuring an actual 25mm. I can see the difference when...
04-15-16, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By telebianchi

Thanks for the info. I think the seatpost...

Thanks for the info.

I think the seatpost and FD clamp are the same size; if not easy enough to pick up on the used market. I knew about the headset type difference and cables I would chalk up to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-16, 08:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,181
Posted By telebianchi

A friend just bought one. I think he's bringing...

A friend just bought one. I think he's bringing it to Saturday's ride. Might try to get a quick spin on it. I'm sure this setup makes sense for some people but I think I'd rather get something like...
04-11-16, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By telebianchi

Thinking of rebuilding 26FS on a hardtail frame

I have a 2010 Giant Trance X4 full suspension (http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?year=2010&brand=Giant&model=Trance+X4) that I bought in 2011. I am just a hobbyist when it comes to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-15, 07:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,370
Posted By telebianchi

If it's really hot or if I'm doing a hard ride...

If it's really hot or if I'm doing a hard ride trying to hit certain goals, then I won't drink mid-ride.

But on a more casual ride?
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07-14-15, 01:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,993
Posted By telebianchi

I prefer to watch dismounts over barriers. Bunny...

I prefer to watch dismounts over barriers. Bunny hops are cool but when I think CX I think dismounts.

But....

.... it's up to the course designers to deal with that. I've seen courses with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-15, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,147
Posted By telebianchi

Remember also that the Boone and Diverge are not...

Remember also that the Boone and Diverge are not designed for the same use -- although I completely understand why they would get shopped against each other. The Boone is a CX race bike. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-15, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,871
Posted By telebianchi

The new wheel was in the shop in two days. I just...

The new wheel was in the shop in two days. I just picked it up this morning. And not only was it a quick, painless, no-questions-asked warranty claim, but they upgraded me to the Bontrager Race X...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-15, 06:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,871
Posted By telebianchi

Thanks for the comments. The Bontrager Race...

Thanks for the comments.

The Bontrager Race has 24 spokes on the rear and no rider weight limit (Race TLR - | Bontrager (http://www.bontrager.com/model/11063)). I'm no lightweight but, as tedder...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-15, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,871
Posted By telebianchi

Answer #1...

Answer #1 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) : That's not a polite thing to ask a girl.

Answer #2...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-15, 09:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,871
Posted By telebianchi

How many licks to the center of a Bontrager Race rim?

Or, actually, who many miles until you pull a spoke through the rim.

Answer: 5765.3 miles.

The wheel is on the rear of my 2014 Domane that I bought in October 2013.
About a month ago the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,517
Posted By telebianchi

I never have bought one although I have fourteen...

I never have bought one although I have fourteen Bike MS jerseys (one event and one team for seven years running) that I've gotten for hitting various fundraising levels.

A lot of events are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 06:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,153
Posted By telebianchi

My understanding is that this was not Garmin...

My understanding is that this was not Garmin stopping the plug-in from working but the browsers stopping support of some of the technology used by the plug-in. From Garmin help:

The Garmin...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-15, 06:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,010
Posted By telebianchi

Welcome to the club.

Welcome to the club.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,501
Posted By telebianchi

Well that's a little freaky. :beer:

Well that's a little freaky. :beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-15, 07:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,501
Posted By telebianchi

I did ten rides of 100+ miles last year including...

I did ten rides of 100+ miles last year including a 130 miler on dirt/gravel canal towpath and a 192 miler across Alaska. For the late winter century I had Specialized BG knickers. The other nine...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-15, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,722
Posted By telebianchi

Last summer in Alaska I had a big ol' dragon fly...

Last summer in Alaska I had a big ol' dragon fly get caught in my helmet. It went in right at the bottom of a downhill which immediately went into a climb with a narrow shoulder and traffic so I...
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