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06-18-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By ttusomeone

Yeah itís the 11 speed.

Yeah itís the 11 speed.
06-18-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By ttusomeone

Older XX1 vs. New GX

I'm looking for opinions. I was fortunate enough to get a brand new SRAM GX Eagle groupset given to me. My wife's bike currently has the first generation XX1 group on it. Is the new GX group...
Replies: 82
Views: 12,109
Posted By ttusomeone

Let's use the library as an analogy to a...

Let's use the library as an analogy to a public-funded track idea. The library has hours of operation, and you're allowed to use the library any time they are open. They aren't open 24/7 though. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,708
Posted By ttusomeone

It came out when they came out with the synchro...

It came out when they came out with the synchro shifting. If you dig into the settings for semi youíll see the option to change the number of gears that change with upsides and downshifts. If I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,708
Posted By ttusomeone

I use the semi-syncro - but I only have it...

I use the semi-syncro - but I only have it configured to change when shifting from the small front ring to the big (automatically shifts two in the rear). I don't have it change when going from the...
08-10-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,913
Posted By ttusomeone

Except in general, that's not the way people use...

Except in general, that's not the way people use SeaSuckers. You buy one because you want a temporary roof rack. So you're putting it on when you head out, and then check it when you get where...
08-10-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,913
Posted By ttusomeone

FWIW, you can't compare the suction cups that...

FWIW, you can't compare the suction cups that hold your phone with the high-grade suction cups on SeaSucker racks. I've used their racks before with no issues, and I'd put them in the category of...
08-10-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,913
Posted By ttusomeone

I don't think attaching your bike to the roof of...

I don't think attaching your bike to the roof of your car via suction cups and driving at highway speeds is the place you want to try and save a few dollars - I'd recommend going with the tried and...
08-03-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,598
Posted By ttusomeone

You've got me curious though so if I weigh it...

You've got me curious though so if I weigh it later today, I'll let you know.
08-03-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,598
Posted By ttusomeone

I've got DA Di2 on it, except the RD which is...

I've got DA Di2 on it, except the RD which is Ultegra RX (the one with the clutch). I have enve bars, stem, and post. Honestly I've never weighed it. It doesn't feel heavy enough or light enough...
08-02-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,598
Posted By ttusomeone

I have the RSL. Love it. Got it last year...

I have the RSL. Love it. Got it last year before they released the YBB. I wouldn't have gotten it anyway because realistically I knew the bike would be 85% road and 15% off-road. Riding off-road...
07-08-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,063
Posted By ttusomeone

NBC Sports Gold is well worth it to me (I'm...

NBC Sports Gold is well worth it to me (I'm another who doesn't have cable). I love the commercial free broadcast with Robbie and Matthew. On the weekdays, I'll watch the last 20km or so. Same for...
07-07-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,357
Posted By ttusomeone

Maybe I mis-read the OPs post, but it reads to me...

Maybe I mis-read the OPs post, but it reads to me like the car pulling out of the driveway wasn't in the wrong - it was the car coming up behind the OP that tried to pass and didn't see until almost...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By ttusomeone

Kuat Trio - using 15x100 instead of 12x100

I've got Kuat Trios on both my car and my wife's car. Love these bike racks.

My question for the group is this. My road and gravel bikes, and my wife's road bike, are all 12x100 thru axle. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By ttusomeone

And you have the new version of the seatpost that...

And you have the new version of the seatpost that uses the two wedges that tighten together versus the old single bolt circular design? My issue was the wedges would bottom out against each other...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By ttusomeone

Yes I was able to resolve it. My issue was that...

Yes I was able to resolve it. My issue was that I was using a Sworks saddle, but my LBS gave me the 7x10 seatpost clamp (the top piece). After they called Enve, they were told they make a 7x9 that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,889
Posted By ttusomeone

Two thoughts on this. 1) he says "punctures" but...

Two thoughts on this. 1) he says "punctures" but I wonder if he was burping the tire. Given the cobbles, I could see where someone his size, hitting a cobble at that speed, would pop a bead loss...
04-02-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,416
Posted By ttusomeone

Generally speaking, with a budget of under 1K...

Generally speaking, with a budget of under 1K you're better off getting a hard tail if you're buying new. The components and fork are likely to be better at that price range over a full suspension...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By ttusomeone

This is what I'm going to try. Based on the...

This is what I'm going to try. Based on the design, I'm not even sure how it's slipping but this is the only thing I can think of.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By ttusomeone

Do you have the new model post with the two...

Do you have the new model post with the two wedges and two bolts, or the older single bolt design?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By ttusomeone

Thanks for the replies - but I'm looking for...

Thanks for the replies - but I'm looking for experience from someone with this actual seatpost since the twin bolt wedge design is only used on this style Enve post (that I'm aware of). They...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By ttusomeone

I'm talking about the new design seatpost, which...

I'm talking about the new design seatpost, which uses two bolts and a double wedge system versus the single bolt system Trek uses (granted I haven't looked at a Domain recently so it may be the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By ttusomeone

Enve Twin Bolt Seatpost Slipping

I have the new twin bolt designed Enve seatpost and am having trouble with my seat rotating backwards. It only rotates down a couple mm but it's noticeable when it happens during a ride. I'll fix...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-18, 10:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,433
Posted By ttusomeone

Yes, I got it at Moab, but the one in Franklin. ...

Yes, I got it at Moab, but the one in Franklin. Jeremy is the one that gave me the go ahead to make it tighter.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,433
Posted By ttusomeone

I have the same bike (Teammachine SLR01) and had...

I have the same bike (Teammachine SLR01) and had seatpost slippage after the first couple of rides. I talked to my LBS and they said to torque the bolt tighter. I also applied more carbon paste,...
11-05-18, 08:17 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,601
Posted By ttusomeone

I carry a Co2 for short rides where I'm...

I carry a Co2 for short rides where I'm relatively close to the house and can call for a ride from my wife if I get a double flat. Longer rides I put a pump in my back pocket.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-18, 12:55 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,858,988
Posted By ttusomeone

Yeah sorry about the staging. I didn't take that...

Yeah sorry about the staging. I didn't take that picture with the intent of posting it here, but I never seem to remember the thread rules when I'm out and can get a pic.

The bar tape is new...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-18, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,858,988
Posted By ttusomeone

Moots Routt RSL with Ultegra Di2 Hydro and Enve...

Moots Routt RSL with Ultegra Di2 Hydro and Enve components. I plan to use this bike for gravel, CX, and an all around spare road bike. Who knows, it may even become my primary road bike. it's...
09-21-18, 06:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,428
Posted By ttusomeone

Yeah, I've had it for about a week now. I love...

Yeah, I've had it for about a week now. I love it! I haven't had a chance to take it on a gravel ride yet, but riding it on the road with my road wheels on there is a blast.

I decided for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-18, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,246
Posted By ttusomeone

The paint looks great but as others said the red...

The paint looks great but as others said the red parts need to be painted black. It totally distracts from the beautiful paint. Just look at Saganís bike - your eyes go to the paint. On your bike, my...
07-31-18, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 538
Posted By ttusomeone

The thru axle is stiffer, in most cases stronger,...

The thru axle is stiffer, in most cases stronger, and helps with the rotor / caliper alignment. Mostly it's where the technology is going. All the new stuff has thru axle. Not anything wrong with...
07-30-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 538
Posted By ttusomeone

Man, that's a tough one because I love my Di2 but...

Man, that's a tough one because I love my Di2 but also love the disc brakes on my road bike. I'd recommend getting the disc brake frame (especially if you don't change frames often) because you can...
07-17-18, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,731
Posted By ttusomeone

I just wipe the mouth off before I drink out of...

I just wipe the mouth off before I drink out of my bottle. HTFU.
07-13-18, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,428
Posted By ttusomeone

Sorry to bring up a thread that's a little dated,...

Sorry to bring up a thread that's a little dated, but I'm curious if you ended up ordering a Moots. I'm about to pull the trigger on a Routt RSL.
07-13-18, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
Posted By ttusomeone

I definitely noticed that. I think he's lost his...

I definitely noticed that. I think he's lost his nerve and got spooked with Sagan being that close. The commentators mentioned something about a mis-shift, but looked to me like it happened at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-18, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,858,988
Posted By ttusomeone

No problems so far. I donít really know how it...

No problems so far. I donít really know how it could drop completely off because thereís a button snap that provides an extra layer of security. Unless it comes lose, thereís no way the strap could...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-18, 11:34 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,858,988
Posted By ttusomeone

Yesh it does, but the Power saddle is the only...

Yesh it does, but the Power saddle is the only one Iíve found that doesnít cause me issues and due to my body type, that frames geometry, and desire to run 170 cranks, thatís the saddle setback Iíve...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-18, 06:21 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,858,988
Posted By ttusomeone

I tried to remember all the rules - don't roast...

I tried to remember all the rules - don't roast me too bad if I forgot one (maybe the seat bag still on is a no no)?
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06-05-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By ttusomeone

As others have said, them asking to pay via...

As others have said, them asking to pay via PayPal doesn't automatically make this a scam. Just check your actual PayPal account to make sure the money is there. There's always the risk they pay...
04-23-18, 09:14 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,232
Posted By ttusomeone

I'm going to say no. These tools make it easier...

I'm going to say no. These tools make it easier to train, but you still have to put in the time and do the workouts. It's hard to judge too because guys racing 4/5 four years ago are either no...
04-20-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,583
Posted By ttusomeone

I used nothing but Continental GP4000s II for the...

I used nothing but Continental GP4000s II for the past 3 or 4 years and I think they are a great all around tire. Their sizing runs big though, so a 25c on a normal to wide rim will actually measure...
04-18-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,043
Posted By ttusomeone

He's only saying don't sprint if you specifically...

He's only saying don't sprint if you specifically tell your break mates that you won't sprint them. Otherwise if they let you sit on and don't make you work / drop you then it's their fault if you...
04-18-18, 08:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,043
Posted By ttusomeone

If you initiate the break and have a reputation...

If you initiate the break and have a reputation of not working once in the break, then no one is going to go with you if they know you. As others have said there are no rules, each situation is...
04-10-18, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,567
Posted By ttusomeone

I think I'm going to try it at some point this...

I think I'm going to try it at some point this year. I just got a new road bike so have to sell my "old" one first, and then talk my wife into letting me upgrade my CX bike. Thanks for all the...
04-06-18, 06:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,688
Posted By ttusomeone

I was speaking specifically to his bikes setup on...

I was speaking specifically to his bikes setup on trainers, which to me as a potential home buyer clearly speaks to that being a "workout room". I should have clarified, as I can see your point...
04-05-18, 01:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,688
Posted By ttusomeone

I wouldn't worry about it. As long as it's...

I wouldn't worry about it. As long as it's neat/tidy/organized, most people won't care.

The only thing to worry about if you keep them in the spare bedroom is people not being able to picture...
04-04-18, 08:13 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 20,531
Posted By ttusomeone

Just speaking from personal experience, I'm...

Just speaking from personal experience, I'm guessing most people aren't paying list price for a $10K bike. And they probably already have a nice bike they are selling because they are buying a new...
04-04-18, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,567
Posted By ttusomeone

I'm guessing the BB is a little higher. I'm...

I'm guessing the BB is a little higher. I'm thinking of the MCC when it's the 180 or any time there's rain in the forecast out there...or simply to justify a reason to upgrade the CX bike.
04-04-18, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,567
Posted By ttusomeone

2018 Spec Crux as occasional crit bike?

I hesitated even posting this, but here it goes. Anyone tried using their CX bike as a spare crit bike? I rode my CX bike on the road a lot over the winter, and since it's due for an upgrade I'm...
04-03-18, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,686
Posted By ttusomeone

I've had this problem before. I just mounted it...

I've had this problem before. I just mounted it on the drops in a place I don't put my hand. My light has a swivel mount so I'm able to angle it correctly.
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