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Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 350
Posted By Troul

for fitment, would you say the domane runs bigger...

for fitment, would you say the domane runs bigger or smaller in frame size? I've had other types of 62s feel like a 60s & have had 58s feel like 62s. It was a factor of stem/stack/lean & crank arms...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 350
Posted By Troul

I'm pretty sure the domane can easily support a...

I'm pretty sure the domane can easily support a 12 speed hub setup, but would the GRX combo be just as easily supportive?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 350
Posted By Troul

During a ride, I am likely to ride 90% of the...

During a ride, I am likely to ride 90% of the time on the motored vehicle [crapply] paved roadways & the remaining 10% may put me on surfaces that mirror a compact gravel surface mixed with random...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 350
Posted By Troul

The premature failure of the BB is concerning. ...

The premature failure of the BB is concerning. The retailer was not able to leverage that failure under any warranty? If they were not able to, that concerns me in some ways.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 350
Posted By Troul

Supply issues & other factors are making changes...

Supply issues & other factors are making changes in the plans. I still might pick up a frame after the fact, but not in an urgent want type of way.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 350
Posted By Troul

trek domane sl6 vs checkpoint sl6

Looking at the trek domane sl6 & the checkpoint sl6, which one comes out on top for a 90% road 10% mixed terrain (packed gravel) user?
Would want durability, reliability, easy to upgrade drivetrain...
11-26-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Troul

Also would wonder what kind of lube is used...

Also would wonder what kind of lube is used within the drivetrain. Needs to have a stealth like operation to squeak by the constables.
11-26-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Troul

sew; so would the person sewing make outfits to...

sew; so would the person sewing make outfits to disguise the riders from the enemy?
11-25-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

75 Miles I.D. thankfully the indoor trainer...

75 Miles I.D. thankfully the indoor trainer hasn't had any flaws...
11-23-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By Troul

Always, Depends... on how hard ya ride.

Always, Depends... on how hard ya ride.
11-22-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

27 Miles I.D.

27 Miles I.D.
11-20-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

A cold breezy 48 Miles O.D. 31°F 19MPH headwind.

A cold breezy 48 Miles O.D. 31°F 19MPH headwind.
11-18-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

I tell myself that I will not ride in such...

I tell myself that I will not ride in such weather, but there I am, bundling up & mashing thru the cold. Some day I'll move to a warmer location, that's if global warming does beat me to it. Then I...
11-17-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,361
Posted By Troul

28 spoke, 36 spoke, 32 spoke.... Where will the...

28 spoke, 36 spoke, 32 spoke.... Where will the market settle & just pick a number for spokes!?
11-17-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

45 miles O.D. wet cold miles.

45 miles O.D. wet cold miles.
11-15-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By Troul

it must be nice to have a pipe dream be real. ...

it must be nice to have a pipe dream be real. Might get 1/2 mile before the paved pathway has a x-ing or hazard detour.
11-14-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,471
Posted By Troul

i dont think a corporate owner of a major bicycle...

i dont think a corporate owner of a major bicycle brand is actively on BF, but you might try contacting them direct to get to the bottom of it all.
11-14-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Troul

looks like it could be a fun time in the ole...

looks like it could be a fun time in the ole birthday suit, on a penny farthing, while wearing a pair aviators.
11-14-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 987
Posted By Troul

a helmet can only do so much. If society in...

a helmet can only do so much. If society in general keeps spiraling down the crapper with distracted driving, careless & reckless driving behaviors, poorly maintained surface conditions, pet owners...
11-13-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,198
Posted By Troul

Yugo with only reverse

Yugo with only reverse
11-13-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,471
Posted By Troul

if the cassette is divisible by seven to equal a...

if the cassette is divisible by seven to equal a whole number not equal to one nor exceed three over the divided number, then that would be satisfactory for my calculated rides. Wouldn't need a 2x+...
11-13-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

didn't break a leg though. Weather was not...

didn't break a leg though. Weather was not allowing it today. Instead, I climbed some ladders, did some CAT6 stringing. Later on after all that fun, worked with the chop saw & TIG to get ahead &...
11-13-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

i might have trouble making the turns going to...

i might have trouble making the turns going to the shower. YOLO!
11-12-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

if i could ride myself straight into a hot...

if i could ride myself straight into a hot shower, I probably would do it.
11-12-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By Troul

try that now & you might have to drive for a...

try that now & you might have to drive for a while before finding such roads.
11-11-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

A second go net me 44 Miles O.D.

A second go net me 44 Miles O.D.
11-11-21, 02:37 AM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

35 Miles O.D. Feeling a little shortchanged,...

35 Miles O.D. Feeling a little shortchanged, might have to leverage the decent weather day..
11-10-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,382
Posted By Troul

After getting in touch with Trek, the support for...

After getting in touch with Trek, the support for frame damage makes my decision more comfortable going with a new frameset vs preowned.

Given what my options are, I have some thinking to do as...
11-09-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,424
Posted By Troul

not concerned of weight, but am more attracted to...

not concerned of weight, but am more attracted to personal preference regarding function, convenience, & physical size ie: bar or seat post mount... Interchangeability with other stuff & the ability...
11-09-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,382
Posted By Troul

is calling Trek the only way to contact them...

is calling Trek the only way to contact them these days? I would like to email them, but that seems to not be listed on there website.
11-09-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,281
Posted By Troul

i've done a few rides where I put warmer than...

i've done a few rides where I put warmer than average liquid into a sports cold beverage drinking container. Most time I could get out of a standard diameter container that fits in the typical frame...
11-09-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

44 Miles O.D. 42°F.

44 Miles O.D. 42°F.
11-07-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

58 Miles O.D. 28°Fffffffffff

58 Miles O.D. 28°Fffffffffff
11-06-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

slid in 37 Miles O.D. Start temp was a hot...

slid in 37 Miles O.D. Start temp was a hot 43°F... End temp was a cool 27°F. Thankfully the wind help off with just a 7 MPH in yo face reminder that Oldman winter is coming.
11-05-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,382
Posted By Troul

I was also considering the procloset route for a...

I was also considering the procloset route for a cert used frame. However, the price is the hang-up. buy a new frame from Trek for not much more, but if the warranty is =/= with both options, why...
11-05-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,382
Posted By Troul

my question is to educate myself with what to...

my question is to educate myself with what to expect from the OEM/Retailer of a Trek frame that an average consumer has bought. Is it worth going with a new frame or is it just as good going...
11-05-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

33 Miles I.D.

33 Miles I.D.
11-05-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,382
Posted By Troul

I'd hope that Trek would stand behind there...

I'd hope that Trek would stand behind there product if something were to happen.

Trek is the only road bicycle that offers what I require for features & to add accessories, it would be much easier...
11-04-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,382
Posted By Troul

thinking of all that, that is a lot of thinking....

thinking of all that, that is a lot of thinking. I could be over thinking it though as the thoughts cross the mind.
11-04-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,382
Posted By Troul

that would not work for me, especially with a...

that would not work for me, especially with a known brand name & a carbon frame.
Forum: Trifox Bike
11-04-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By Troul

not sure the question was understood. post pics...

not sure the question was understood. post pics of what you're referring too.

thanks.
11-04-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,382
Posted By Troul

what would be the outcome if 2 years down the...

what would be the outcome if 2 years down the road the frame develops a crack at an area not caused by riding [ie: seat tube cracks at BB]
11-04-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,382
Posted By Troul

Correct. I have the wheel set, gears, der,...

Correct.
I have the wheel set, gears, der, chain, bars, shifters, brakes, seat, pedals. Rather not buy a whole complete bicycle to remove parts I'd not want to store/try & sell.

What I may save...
Forum: Trifox Bike
11-04-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By Troul

Do you offer a road frame that has integrated...

Do you offer a road frame that has integrated frame storage like what Trek has?
11-04-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,382
Posted By Troul

Experiences with buying a new frame

Typically I'd not put much thought into buying a frame, however, the current supply & demand has changed my usual ways. With that said; Has anyone that is not a business/shop bought a frame from a...
11-03-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

70 Miles I.D. oooophf

70 Miles I.D. oooophf
Forum: Great Lakes
10-31-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Troul

That looks like a nice route if paved &...

That looks like a nice route if paved & maintained.
10-31-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 239,654
Posted By Troul

the trick: 87 Miles O.D. the treat: hot...

the trick: 87 Miles O.D.
the treat: hot coffee & a warm meal.
10-30-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 253
Posted By Troul

FWIW; If guessing is your style, you could slide...

FWIW; If guessing is your style, you could slide the cassette onto the hub, tighten the lock ring & measure the end play with what works for obtaining the spacer needed to take the up gap. You might...
10-30-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 587
Posted By Troul

Another thought I have that might be worth a try;...

Another thought I have that might be worth a try; Try putting some dielectric grease over the connections. Might even try Gardner Bender Ox-Gard Anti-Oxidant Compound in between just the battery...
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