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Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By Mattyb13

Good all purpose lube- post cleaning?

About to do a full clean of my Diverge. Frame, drivetrain, all of it. Looking for a good all purpose lube (probably spray) to use on the moving components of the drivetrain post cleaning. Not a...
12-09-18, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By Mattyb13

Thanks mtbikerinpa! I fiddled around with the...

Thanks mtbikerinpa! I fiddled around with the cable housings. I did find a loose one but that wasn't the click. I went for a pavement pedal and listened to the click while i was in the saddle. ...
12-09-18, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By Mattyb13

Picked up a clicking in the headset?

2016 Specialized Stump Jumper Elite 650B. Maybe 500 Miles on it. MAYBE.
I have picked up a strange inconsistent but constant clicking in the headset or in the forward 1/3 of the bike, I think? Tried...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By Mattyb13

Thule Sidearm XT and Road Bikes?

Running The Sidearm XT rooftop racks on my Mini Cooper. I've been trucking my Mt. Bikes around with this setup and its amazing. Im wondering if I can put my Road Bike in the Sidearm XT with the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By Mattyb13

Gum Sidewall tires in 700x28?

2017 Diverge Comp Carbon CEN.
Looking to replace the stock tires with a good all around durable road tire w/gum sidewalls in 700x28.
Any suggestions?
Thx
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Mattyb13

Gum Sidewall tires in ?

2017 Diverge Comp Carbon CEN.
Looking to replace the stock tires with a good all around durable road tire w/gum sidewalls in 700x28.
Any suggestions?
Thx
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-18, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Mattyb13

Road biking in the Tampa Bay area?

Hi friends. Will be relocating to the Tampa Bay FL area soon. Curious what the road biking is like down there? Best routes? Best shops? Is the Tampa area generally bike friendly? Are there good...
07-15-18, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By Mattyb13

WOW, those videos are awesome and got me pumped! ...

WOW, those videos are awesome and got me pumped! I had no clue! I cant wait..! Thank you for sharing!
07-12-18, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By Mattyb13

Thanks again for the feedback. I will be headed...

Thanks again for the feedback. I will be headed to the Tampa/St. Pete area. Not too sure what the terrain is like for biking. I just know I want to go explore it all! I've decided im going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-18, 08:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By Mattyb13

SDP Cleat replacement intervals?

Curious how often I should need to replace my yellow SPD cleats? I have ridden one set all summer. Few hundred miles on them. They seem to work just fine but they are wearing rapidly (one side of...
07-03-18, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By Mattyb13

Thanks so much for the awesome info and feedback!

Thanks so much for the awesome info and feedback!
07-01-18, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By Mattyb13

Mt. Biking in FL? FS or Hardtail?

Looks like I will be moving to FL soon. I have a 2016 Specialized StumpJumper Elite that I absolutely love. Can I stick with that bike down there or do I have to go hard tail? Thx
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-18, 06:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,095
Posted By Mattyb13

Best cleaning method... disc brakes?

I have a Specialized diverge that needs a bath. It has hydraulic disc brakes. I know all the basics of bike washing; proper soaps, top to bottom, low pressures etc., but Im curious if anyone can...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By Mattyb13

Thanks all. Yeah its a 2017 Diverge Comp Carbon...

Thanks all. Yeah its a 2017 Diverge Comp Carbon CEN version. No Future Shock. So many conflicting and differing ideas about how tight to have my stem bolts. So here is what I did. I loosened the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By Mattyb13

Stem bolt tightness?

I am adjusting the bars and stem height on my new Diverge Comp Carbon. Im wondering if there is a suggested 'tightness' to the main stem bolt on top of the stem. I have a torque wrench set to 5nm...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By Mattyb13

Great 'first timer' bike short recommendations?

My wife and I are getting into road biking and just bought new Specialized Diverges. Im looking for suggestions on good sub $100 all around bike shorts. There are so many types of chamois and fits...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-18, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,070
Posted By Mattyb13

Water Bottle Cage Bolt Thread size?

Can anyone tell me what size standard water bottle screws/threads are?
Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-18, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By Mattyb13

the_next_level, thanks for responding. Any...

the_next_level, thanks for responding. Any chance you could post a photo of SWAT mounted on your Diverge? Thanks!
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-18, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By Mattyb13

2017 Specialized Diverge and S.W.A.T...?

Just purchased a 2017 Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon CEN. So in love with this bike!

Getting it dialed in. Wondering if anyone can confirm or deny that a Specialized SWAT frame box box will...
03-25-18, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,421
Posted By Mattyb13

I am 5'9" tall and contemplating a 54cm or 56cm...

I am 5'9" tall and contemplating a 54cm or 56cm 2017 Specialized Diverge bike purchase. The challenge is that I cant sit on the actual bikes before I buy them as they are out of state. Ive sat on...
07-11-17, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,146
Posted By Mattyb13

Great advice all, and thank you. In the interest...

Great advice all, and thank you. In the interest of preventative maintenance I think I am going to replace both chains AND get the shifting adjusted at my LBS. What should I pay for a chain? Is...
07-10-17, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,146
Posted By Mattyb13

How often to replace the chain?

My wife and I both ride Specialized Crosstrails and love them. Hers is a 2014 Sport disc and mine is a 2015 Expert Disc. They each have roughly 750-1000 miles on them. Im meticulous about...
03-23-17, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,954
Posted By Mattyb13

Solid fork for 2015 Specialized Crosstrail Expert Disc?

Its Been a few months since I posted. This question is buried in the Crosstrail forum as well. I have a 2015 Crosstrail Expert Disc in Medium. Absolutely love this bike! Took it out for the spring...
03-21-17, 09:01 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 120,713
Posted By Mattyb13

Good morning all. Been a few months since I...

Good morning all. Been a few months since I posted. 2015 Crosstrail Expert Disc in Medium. Absolutely love this bike! Took it out for the spring shake down the other day and it is just awesome. ...
11-13-16, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,086
Posted By Mattyb13

Specialized Diverge?

Thinking of selling my Crosstrail Expert disc and making the move over to the Diverge line-up from Specialized. Anyone have any experience with the Diverge? Would info and forums for the Diverge...
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