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Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By croebuck

I am 235lbs and ride mostly road with occasional...

I am 235lbs and ride mostly road with occasional fine gravel/dirt passages. I ride with 25mm Gatorskin. I bought my bike with the Oval wheels and rode several thousand miles before encountering an...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By croebuck

ISO Bomb Proof wheels

Iím looking for a bomb-proof clincher road wheelset (Shimano 11sp, rim brake) for less than $500. Iíve been dealing with spokes breaking on my Oval and DT Swiss wheels and just need a new reliable...
04-26-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By croebuck

I hate to draw that conclusion because I trust my...

I hate to draw that conclusion because I trust my LBS and I enjoy supporting their business but hopefully I have better luck with these. I need to buy a truing stand and learn how to do it myself.
04-25-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By croebuck

I was originally experiencing this issue with the...

I was originally experiencing this issue with the rear stock Oval wheel that came with my Fuji bike. My LBS offered the same argument specifically with that wheelset. They claimed that it was a poor...
04-21-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By croebuck

Perhaps that is the root of the issue. However, I...

Perhaps that is the root of the issue. However, I rode 23mm on my old bike over 6k miles without a problem.
On my short lunch ride today, I broke yet another; this time on the front wheel. I was...
04-20-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By croebuck

Awesome. Iíll check that out. I trust that my LBS...

Awesome. Iíll check that out. I trust that my LBS didnít knowingly build the wheel with the incorrect spokes but perhaps they used what they already had on hand rather than special order something...
04-19-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By croebuck

Replacement Spokes

Iíve experienced quite the misfortune with spokes lately. My LBS re-laced a pair of DT Swiss R460 wheels with the 350 hubs and Iíve snapped 2 spokes on the rear in less than 500 miles. Since this...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,247
Posted By croebuck

The best bar tape

Itís time to change my bar tape. What are your recommendations and what color should go with? I have a Fuji Gran Fondo. The primary color is red with Fuji printed in white along with some silver...
08-11-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By croebuck

Yes, Iím fairly certain the retaining bolt became...

Yes, Iím fairly certain the retaining bolt became loose and stripped out under pressure. Perhaps it was removed for lubing and wasnít properly torqued when reinstalled. Yes, I believe itís a square...
08-10-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By croebuck

Stripped spindle?

My left drive arm came free on my ride this morning. Seems like the bolt came loose and stripped some threads on its way out. I canít tell if it stripped the bolt, the spindle, or both. Iím hoping to...
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