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Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,054
Posted By rclouviere

No, not at all. Madone is aero setup with...

No, not at all. Madone is
aero setup with position and deep wheels. Emonda aggressive position and non deep wheels (lighter).
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,054
Posted By rclouviere

Iím kind of the same way. Power meters are a...

Iím kind of the same way. Power meters are a great invention. Like you, i enjoy doing the comparisons. And, For me, cuts out the excuses.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,054
Posted By rclouviere

Yeah, youíre right. In fact, yesterdayís ride was...

Yeah, youíre right. In fact, yesterdayís ride was the day after a leg weight workout (first in months). This couldíve played a role too.

the watts pushed on the emonda was a little less on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,054
Posted By rclouviere

Thanks for the reply. I was thinking the same ...

Thanks for the reply. I was thinking the same about which bikes to use; however, with the climbs so close, i was second guessing myself since the madone would be much faster on the descents. I do...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,054
Posted By rclouviere

Madone vs Emonda-madone faster climbing?

Iím training for 3 upcoming races in the police games: 3-mile climb, 10-mile TT and a 40-mile road race with 4,000 feet of climbing. I have a madone slr 7 (weight around 18 pounds) and a 2019 Emonda...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 992
Posted By rclouviere

that might be helpful. Seems the ones that came...

that might be helpful. Seems the ones that came with it doesnít fit with the interior plastic part on the seat post on my emonda SLR
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 992
Posted By rclouviere

yes, side clamping ears. Just wondering which one...

yes, side clamping ears. Just wondering which one i need. Pretty sure 10mm, the one in this pic??...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 992
Posted By rclouviere

looks like that is what i need. 7x10, right? Do...

looks like that is what i need. 7x10, right? Do you have the emonda seat post and xxx saddle?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 992
Posted By rclouviere

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 992
Posted By rclouviere

Bontrager XXX Saddle on 2019 Emonda

Bought a used XXX saddle and it doesnít fit with the stock clamps. The seller included clamps, but they donít fit the emonda seat post. Suggestions?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By rclouviere

thank you

thank you
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By rclouviere

Bontrager XXX 2 Spoke Problem

A long shot, i know. Probably was a mistake, but bought used xxx 2 wheels and after about 2 months, a spoke popped during the night. Iím thinking this happened before because the same wheel came with...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By rclouviere

i canít tell what stem you have. On my expert...

i canít tell what stem you have. On my expert venge, the stem is just a standard one. I believe the newer ones are proprietary?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By rclouviere

Clip on Aero Bars on 2017 Venge Vias?

Iíve been unable to find an answer. Anyone know if the clip-on bars work on my venge. Website says only for ďmy19 venge cockpit.Ē Iíve attached pics of my cockpit/stem. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By rclouviere

thanks. Yes, i ordered the calipers from glory;...

thanks. Yes, i ordered the calipers from glory; however, they say they wonít have them until 1/30.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By rclouviere

thanks for the reply. I bought the shifters from...

thanks for the reply. I bought the shifters from universal cycling for $399. Before even reading your response, i ordered the calipers from Glory! Great price; however, they said they are on back...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By rclouviere

yes, I’ve been looking. I found the levers for...

yes, I’ve been looking. I found the levers for $399, and good prices in a couple places for the calipers, but they’re out of stock.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By rclouviere

sorry, yeah, hydraulic brakes. One of The 105...

sorry, yeah, hydraulic brakes. One of The 105 levers are cracked and both rattle over bumps. Just put dura ace crankset on and would like it to match. I found a great deal on the 9120 levers but...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By rclouviere

Dura ace brakes

Trying to upgrade to dura ace dura brakes from 105. Iíve found a great deal on 9120 shofters, but having a problem finding calipers. Are the 9170 calipers compatible? Or, are there 9120 calipers?...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,895
Posted By rclouviere

Update

Had a fit and feels much better. Looks like i wonít need to replace handlebars or stem.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,895
Posted By rclouviere

both good choices. Canít go wrong.

both good choices. Canít go wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,895
Posted By rclouviere

Iím not dissatisfied with it, just wanting it to...

Iím not dissatisfied with it, just wanting it to be as comfortable as possible. And, i did research it and got it cheap.

2019 SLR. Got it custom painted, xxx 2 wheels (also used), xxx bars, stem,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,895
Posted By rclouviere

thanks for the help.

thanks for the help.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,895
Posted By rclouviere

good advice. I looked at the bontrager pro stems...

good advice. I looked at the bontrager pro stems and thereís more options. Iím having a fit later this week. Iím thinking i may need a shorter stem and can do as you suggest, increase the angle. .
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,895
Posted By rclouviere

Thanks for the response; however, youíre pretty...

Thanks for the response; however, youíre pretty grumpy. If i knew more, like you, i wouldnít need to ask for help.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,895
Posted By rclouviere

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,895
Posted By rclouviere

2019 Emonda H1 Fit Issues

I bought a used emonda H1 fit and built it up as a lightweight climber. The fitís aggressive. Any suggestions on making it more ďrelaxed.Ē Can spacers be added?
04-10-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,973
Posted By rclouviere

This has turned into a contentious issue between...

This has turned into a contentious issue between road cyclists in my area. Several folks believe the social distancing is ridiculous and don’t plan to follow it while riding in groups. And, they...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,989
Posted By rclouviere

I didnít start cycling until i was your age. Iím...

I didnít start cycling until i was your age. Iím 62 now and am faster than Iíve ever been. Not sure if thatís an indictment on my past training, or my current training, but typically, my rides of 25...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,353
Posted By rclouviere

With the conversion, how do you know what to...

With the conversion, how do you know what to order?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,353
Posted By rclouviere

Iím the OP. Thanks for all the responses. One...

Iím the OP. Thanks for all the responses. One said i was going to convert and was just seeking ďenablers.Ē Not really. i should have gone into more detail. I was having a lot of ďrattlingĒ noises...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,353
Posted By rclouviere

Di2?

I have a madone that Iím thinking about converting to di2. First, is it worth the extra cost?

if so, about how much is it (excluding labor) and where is the best place to buy it?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,519
Posted By rclouviere

Good for you! Looks like youíre staying fit and...

Good for you! Looks like youíre staying fit and working hard. Weíre the same age.

I think Iíve done about all i can to increase my speed. I have an aero road bike, and TT bike. I train hard and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,519
Posted By rclouviere

Well, guess Iíll just stay with my normal boring...

Well, guess Iíll just stay with my normal boring chainrings. Iím just an old guy trying to find a way to be a little faster than the other old guys...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,519
Posted By rclouviere

Oval Chainring-Is It Worth It?

Does it help with speed, climbing, etc., or just a waste of money?
09-24-18, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By rclouviere

Thanks Ben

Thanks Ben
09-24-18, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By rclouviere

Thanks. I'll give it a try

Thanks. I'll give it a try
09-24-18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By rclouviere

Bontrager Ballista. A little narrow. I'm not sure...

Bontrager Ballista. A little narrow. I'm not sure what "low volume" is...

I've been using a shoe stretcher primarily on one side (the side that gets numb the quickest and most).
09-18-18, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By rclouviere

Cure For Numbness in Toes?

Iíve recently switched shoes due to the previous ones being damage in a crash. After about an hour, i have numbness in my big toes, sometimes including Somme of the other toes. If i get off the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-15, 09:24 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,202
Posted By rclouviere

If I can get a wheel in the same category at $500...

If I can get a wheel in the same category at $500 less, I'd take it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-15, 08:26 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,202
Posted By rclouviere

Now I'm looking at Shimano Dura Ace WH-9000-C24...

Now I'm looking at Shimano Dura Ace WH-9000-C24 Clinchers. Great deal from Bike Tires Direct ($779 during Labor Day weekend). Thoughts?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-15, 11:17 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,202
Posted By rclouviere

Not to belabor it, but, with my weight and...

Not to belabor it, but, with my weight and wants/needs, do you still think the Argent is best for me?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-15, 10:10 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,202
Posted By rclouviere

I think I was looking at the Argent 40 Carbons? ...

I think I was looking at the Argent 40 Carbons? Are you talking about the Argent Road Tubeless for $1,090. They aren't aero, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-15, 10:05 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,202
Posted By rclouviere

I weigh 160.

I weigh 160.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-15, 09:48 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,202
Posted By rclouviere

Thanks for the help. Please see my last thread....

Thanks for the help. Please see my last thread. The wheels I'm looking at are the Ksyrium 125 edition. Thoughts on these?

I like the AC wheels, but they appear to be about 200 grams heavier? I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-15, 09:39 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,202
Posted By rclouviere

I'm the OP. Lots of responses and...

I'm the OP. Lots of responses and recommendations. The wheels I'm looking at are the Mavic Ksyrium 125 edition...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-15, 09:41 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,202
Posted By rclouviere

Thanks for the response. Where are the Argents on...

Thanks for the response. Where are the Argents on sale for that price?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-15, 09:06 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,202
Posted By rclouviere

Anyone recommend the FLO 30's or 60's?

Anyone recommend the FLO 30's or 60's?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-15, 09:04 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,202
Posted By rclouviere

Recommendations?

Recommendations?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-15, 04:04 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,202
Posted By rclouviere

I ride at about 20 mph, but would like to be...

I ride at about 20 mph, but would like to be faster.
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