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Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-23, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20,590
Views: 4,834,944
Posted By jaxgtr

Ordered some DT Swiss grease

Ordered some DT Swiss grease
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-23, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,229
Views: 532,451
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea it looks very nice. I have some gold valve...

Yea it looks very nice. I have some gold valve stem caps and nuts, and see they have a gold version of that tape and think it would very nice as well.
02-03-23, 04:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,440
Posted By jaxgtr

If the freehub bodies are simple to change out...

If the freehub bodies are simple to change out like mine are, very easy to move wheels back and forth if needed.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-23, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2,229
Views: 532,451
Posted By jaxgtr

I like that, what bar tape do you have on there?

I like that, what bar tape do you have on there?
02-03-23, 12:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 933
Posted By jaxgtr

The Park Tool DKB 1.1 If your shifter or...

The Park Tool DKB 1.1

If your shifter or derailleur does not work, you need the new Park Tools Derailleur Kicking Boot.

...
02-02-23, 11:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 745
Posted By jaxgtr

You win the internet tonight

You win the internet tonight
02-02-23, 10:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 998
Posted By jaxgtr

I had a cop try to give me a ticket for speeding...

I had a cop try to give me a ticket for speeding once. The speed limit was 20, I was going 25, he clearly did not care about the mini-van in front of me doing 30, but whatever.
02-02-23, 10:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 933
Posted By jaxgtr

In what universe? Do you have special Part Tools...

In what universe? Do you have special Part Tools kicking boots?



Uh... as mentioned, the springs. They are pretty clearly visible when you look at them. They are all the rage these days in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-23, 08:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,108
Posted By jaxgtr

Hayburner_jrI, know this is an old thread, but I...

Hayburner_jrI, know this is an old thread, but I like their axles and I have them for a couple of my bikes. I don't have a Cervelo, but they have nice stuff and very responsive with support...
02-02-23, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 933
Posted By jaxgtr

Have you lubed the springs on the derailleur and...

Have you lubed the springs on the derailleur and how many times have you kicked it. I mean, you might as well have used a 2 lb sledge hammer. Probable now you have bent the hell out of it and no...
02-02-23, 08:21 PM
02-02-23, 05:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,440
Posted By jaxgtr

They shifters have adjustment bolt to bring the...

They shifters have adjustment bolt to bring the paddles closer to the bars. I had to bring mine in on the Domane as the bars on it have a larger reach than the bars I have on my Emonda.
...
02-02-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 745
Posted By jaxgtr

Mine is about 14 days out of 90

Mine is about 14 days out of 90
02-02-23, 04:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 998
Posted By jaxgtr

I try and play nice and use the lights, but on...

I try and play nice and use the lights, but on occasion I might be first in line and its like pulling teeth getting the car behind me to pull up, so I try and wave them to come up to trip the light....
02-02-23, 02:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,440
Posted By jaxgtr

I've had both, can't go wrong with either in the...

I've had both, can't go wrong with either in the long run. However, having said that, if you do go SRAM, you will need to ensure your wheels will work with the XDR hub body and if you can get a XDR...
02-02-23, 02:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,440
Posted By jaxgtr

could be, but I will stick with my electronic.

could be, but I will stick with my electronic.
02-02-23, 06:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,440
Posted By jaxgtr

Ok, that is not one that I considered, but sir,...

Ok, that is not one that I considered, but sir, that moves into my top 5. LOL
02-01-23, 11:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 933
Posted By jaxgtr

I have you considered replacing the cable? Maybe...

I have you considered replacing the cable? Maybe you have a bend somewhere in the housing. I never has a shifter just stop working except for when I crashed and broke it.
02-01-23, 11:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,440
Posted By jaxgtr

I think one of the biggest benefits is the set it...

I think one of the biggest benefits is the set it and forget it. Unless you bang it out of alignment, once you set it up, you rarely if ever, have to adjust it. Shifts quickly, you have some options...
02-01-23, 11:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,440
Posted By jaxgtr

SRAM AXS 46/33, 10-36 cassette, and the they have...

SRAM AXS 46/33, 10-36 cassette, and the they have 165 length cranks and it is 12 speed.



Or this...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-23, 11:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 416
Posted By jaxgtr

Living in Florida, I don't have to deal with...

Living in Florida, I don't have to deal with snow\ice but on the rarest of rare situations, but rain is another subject. If the temp is above 45F and sunny, I can deal with it as long as the humidity...
Forum: For Sale
02-01-23, 07:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 44
Posted By jaxgtr

Bontrager DuoTrap S sensor

Have a Bontrager DuoTrap S that works great, but I sold the bike it was on and the buyer did not need it. So, you if you were looking at one, save some money and pick this one up. Less than 2 yrs...
Forum: For Sale
02-01-23, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By jaxgtr

That is a nice looking bike.

That is a nice looking bike.
02-01-23, 05:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 975
Posted By jaxgtr

For one off small parts and cogs, I have used...

For one off small parts and cogs, I have used this place. Generally have what you need
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-23, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20,590
Views: 4,834,944
Posted By jaxgtr

The SRAM Force AXS cassette 10-33 that has been...

The SRAM Force AXS cassette 10-33 that has been on back order for a while finally shipped.
01-31-23, 11:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,440
Posted By jaxgtr

For what it is worth, I was only able to find the...

For what it is worth, I was only able to find the Force AXS for rim brakes on this Amazon site (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07QC3GTVC?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details). The shifters were the...
01-31-23, 09:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,440
Posted By jaxgtr

Yep, I setup my AXS on my Emonda in about 25 mins...

Yep, I setup my AXS on my Emonda in about 25 mins start to finish. The rim brake cables took the longest if you want to consider 10 mins long. I very much appreciate not having to have 4 cables as...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 07:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,269
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea I am down the road from you in Jax and and...

Yea I am down the road from you in Jax and and when I ride up and down A1A, I would pick up a lot of sand when I was using a wet lube, so much better now that I am using the wax.
01-31-23, 07:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,440
Posted By jaxgtr

Both my road bikes are now electronic as I just...

Both my road bikes are now electronic as I just updated my Emonda to Force AXS from the Ultegra Mechanical. Both electronic and mechanical shift flawlessly, but, I really love the electronic shifting...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 06:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,269
Posted By jaxgtr

Park Tools torque wrench is a re-branded Chinese...

Park Tools torque wrench is a re-branded Chinese tool. My small torque wrench finally died and I noticed when looking for a new one, they all seemed to be the same design and look, just different...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-23, 11:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,269
Posted By jaxgtr

That is an interesting way of doing it. Never...

That is an interesting way of doing it. Never crossed my mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-23, 09:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 769
Posted By jaxgtr

after my kids were born, I found myself cycling...

after my kids were born, I found myself cycling at night after my wife and kids were in bed. I was able to get in some miles and decompressed while everyone was fast asleep. It was the best option...
01-28-23, 11:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,316
Posted By jaxgtr

Check this site out, you can compare geometry to...

Check this site out, you can compare geometry to your present bike. If your bike or the bike you are looking for is not there, you can put the metrics in. I used it when I was looking for a new bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-23, 11:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,269
Posted By jaxgtr

I've used Squirt for a couple of years and it...

I've used Squirt for a couple of years and it generally lasted about 300 miles 485km for me. Less if I got caught in the rain or something. There were occasions that I was not as diligent in the...
01-28-23, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4,719
Views: 371,830
Posted By jaxgtr

Quite cool at the start and a horrible wind day...

Quite cool at the start and a horrible wind day today. Did 55, felt like 100. Along the way, came across a Alhinga, also known as a snake bird, that had fishing line tangled in his beak and found out...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-23, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,229
Views: 532,451
Posted By jaxgtr

Something tells me based on some of the other...

Something tells me based on some of the other things I see, it not completely setup. Nice bike though
01-27-23, 08:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,969
Posted By jaxgtr

While I don't use Strava, I know a couple of...

While I don't use Strava, I know a couple of people I ride with that do. I asked them about this, and one was like meh, whatever, the other was not upset with the cost increase so much as his issue...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-23, 05:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 806
Posted By jaxgtr

The first pair of Pirelli TLR's I had were a...

The first pair of Pirelli TLR's I had were a little tight going on the Pro 37's as well, but I put them in an old pillow case and threw them in the dryer for about 10 mins to warm up and then they...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-23, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 806
Posted By jaxgtr

I have a few different wheels sets from Bontrage,...

I have a few different wheels sets from Bontrage, Aeolus Pro 5, Aeolus Pro 51 Pro, Aeolus Pro 37s, and Aeolus Pro 3V, and have used several different tire brands, such as Pirelli P Zero Race TLR in a...
01-24-23, 10:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea, I thought the first time was just a fluke,...

Yea, I thought the first time was just a fluke, but the second time, it only lasted less than 6 months and started to sort of shed the skin, like a lizard. That is when I decide it was time to try...
01-24-23, 09:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By jaxgtr

I really like LizardSkins, but found, the last...

I really like LizardSkins, but found, the last couple of times it did not last nearly as long, and for what you paid for it, thought it should last longer. But I did love the grip and cushion, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-23, 09:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 704
Posted By jaxgtr

I run at night with my dog. Some days, it more...

I run at night with my dog. Some days, it more walk than run, but that is my attempt anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-23, 09:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,104
Posted By jaxgtr

That is a sexy green and the tan side walls look...

That is a sexy green and the tan side walls look fantastic with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-23, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20,590
Views: 4,834,944
Posted By jaxgtr

I personally did not buy this, but my wife bought...

I personally did not buy this, but my wife bought me some Silca Super Secret Hot Melt chain wax and the Super Secret Chain Lube combo for our anniversary. I guess she saw it on my computer screen...
01-23-23, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 593
Posted By jaxgtr

I agree, but I was offering an example that I...

I agree, but I was offering an example that I personally experienced. I have a few friends that are looking to sell some bikes, but do not want to come off the price. They are not stupid expensive...
01-22-23, 09:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,113
Posted By jaxgtr

Oops, yep, sorry, meant to add in the AXS part...

Oops, yep, sorry, meant to add in the AXS part and failed to do that.
01-22-23, 09:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,113
Posted By jaxgtr

Also, I believe anything Eagle AXS is electronic...

Also, I believe anything Eagle AXS is electronic shifting. So anything with that labeling can be mixed in. Similar to the Road eTap AXS, all of their AXS stuff is compatible, so you can have a Red...
01-22-23, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,325
Posted By jaxgtr

I have a FX Sport 5 and run Pirelli Cinurato...

I have a FX Sport 5 and run Pirelli Cinurato Gravel H 40mm tires on it and it is a very nice ride. It rides very nicely on the road and on hard packed or grass type ground. I also upgrade the seat...
01-22-23, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By jaxgtr

Agree with you. I had a 2021 Domane SLR 7, that I...

Agree with you. I had a 2021 Domane SLR 7, that I liked, but I did not love. I recently bought a 2023 Domane SLR 7 eTap after I found the ride so much more enjoyable and comfortable. The geometry are...
01-22-23, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By jaxgtr

Absolutely. I upgraded my 2016 Emonda ALR... ...

Absolutely. I upgraded my 2016 Emonda ALR... bike fits me like a glove and has such an excellent ride quality. I might change my carbon frame bikes , but this is my keeper bike.
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