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Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-14, 12:39 PM
Replies: 26,526
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Posted By fauxto nick

Haven't posted on here in quite some time but I...

Haven't posted on here in quite some time but I just got this beauty last week. 2014 Ritte Bosberg 3.0 with Dura Ace 9000 and Chris King R45's laced to HED Belgiums!

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-13, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By fauxto nick

You should be fine, I can't see how the ramping...

You should be fine, I can't see how the ramping and tooth shape of a front chain-set is going to be affected positively or negatively by having or not having yaw. Companies usually have A B C...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-13, 11:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,614
Posted By fauxto nick

Also, I second not calling a bike shop to have...

Also, I second not calling a bike shop to have them sit on the phone with you educating you. Trust me, this is very hard on the staff, most of them would love to sit and chat about wheels but there's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-13, 11:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,614
Posted By fauxto nick

Teach yourself about wheels! There's so much good...

Teach yourself about wheels! There's so much good info to hunt through on here as well as the rest of the internet, one does not simply get handed this knowledge on a silver platter with an espresso...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-13, 03:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,138
Posted By fauxto nick

Well, I'll officially be 11 spd by Wednesday....

Well, I'll officially be 11 spd by Wednesday. Very pumped.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-13, 05:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,855
Posted By fauxto nick

From what I've seen/heard the newer Zipp hubs are...

From what I've seen/heard the newer Zipp hubs are of much higher quality than the older ones with the carbon end caps.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-13, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,855
Posted By fauxto nick

Of course, and I'm not trying to say you're...

Of course, and I'm not trying to say you're wrong, you've had a good experience with those wheels which is great; I demo'd them the second they were made available and enjoyed them. The fact of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-13, 02:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,855
Posted By fauxto nick

lol, well I try not to shell companies on here, I...

lol, well I try not to shell companies on here, I think the CX Ray is a decent spoke but personally would take a DT Swiss Aerolite over it. The Zipp hubs are definitely not the most robust hubs but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 06:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,138
Posted By fauxto nick

I'll be going to 11 spd hopefully late next week....

I'll be going to 11 spd hopefully late next week. Not so much because of the extra gear, but because my Dura Ace 7800 has done it's job and I'm ready for something new. I do notice a bit smoother...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,339
Posted By fauxto nick

Very possible. When you pedal backwards sometimes...

Very possible. When you pedal backwards sometimes a chain will miss a tooth and pop up before it finds itself and goes back in. Like I said, assuming your derailleur hanger is aligned, your limiters...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 05:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,451
Posted By fauxto nick

Are you sure a c59 weighs in at 1100 for the...

Are you sure a c59 weighs in at 1100 for the frameset?!?!? I've seen plenty of Sub 15.5 lb C59's easy. My CAAD10 frameset weighs in at 1150 for a 54. Doesn't make sense. I know it's like than the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 05:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,388
Posted By fauxto nick

Unfortunately I'm selling them, not riding em.'...

Unfortunately I'm selling them, not riding em.' Initial look was very nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,855
Posted By fauxto nick

Sorry, not bad wheels but they are just a...

Sorry, not bad wheels but they are just a shallower aluminum rim with good hubs, CX Rays and a quality build. There's other options that are as good if not better and make more sense for daily riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 05:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,339
Posted By fauxto nick

Pretty odd, I've had a lot of people come in the...

Pretty odd, I've had a lot of people come in the shop over the years who have said they heard a weird clicking sound and found a chain kinked like this. Upon further questioning I've found that they...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 11:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,388
Posted By fauxto nick

Sitting here with a pair in my lap, have to say,...

Sitting here with a pair in my lap, have to say, very very nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 11:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,339
Posted By fauxto nick

Did you suck or drop your chain lately? Typically...

Did you suck or drop your chain lately? Typically this happens from the chain getting sucked between the frame and the back of the chain-rings or it happens from it getting caught between the front...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 11:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,092
Posted By fauxto nick

For me, personally I find this to be a bit...

For me, personally I find this to be a bit tighter than how I'd set it up. I wouldn't spend a lot of time in that gearing combo if you're going to run it like this as from my experience sometimes it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-13, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 805
Posted By fauxto nick

Not trying to be a jackass, but from my...

Not trying to be a jackass, but from my experience, if you're going to the internet to solve knee issues, you're going to have a bad time.

If you have consistent issues, always work with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-13, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,980
Posted By fauxto nick

Yup! Was talking to some Shimano techs and they...

Yup! Was talking to some Shimano techs and they said "We've learned our lessons about making things non-backwards compatible." Currently running 11spd C24's as well as 11 spd R45's and they both run...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-13, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,980
Posted By fauxto nick

From what I've learned over the last few years,...

From what I've learned over the last few years, there's a lot of room relatively with front chain rings. I wouldn't try and run a 10/11 spd chain on a 7 spd front chainring but I think you can safely...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-13, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,980
Posted By fauxto nick

I believe this is incorrect hence why new 11 spd...

I believe this is incorrect hence why new 11 spd hubs have a different cassette body and run extra spacers when using 10 spd cassettes.


As far as your crankset goes, yes should not be a problem....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-13, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,316
Posted By fauxto nick

Pretty good deal I'd say, if you don't mind the...

Pretty good deal I'd say, if you don't mind the logos go for it. Dura Ace is a huge jump from 105, those were great bikes and the team/club I was with did the same bikes those years in our colors and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,316
Posted By fauxto nick

Is it the blue frame? If so, Fast Friday is an...

Is it the blue frame? If so, Fast Friday is an amature race team/club based out of Woodland Hills/Thousand Oaks area of outside of Los Angeles. I haven't been racing so I haven't seen what bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-13, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,817
Posted By fauxto nick

You are correct. I was bummed they took the H3...

You are correct. I was bummed they took the H3 option out of the 6 & 7 line up. There's guys like me who want the more aggressive geometry of the Madone and don't want the ISO Speed or longer wheel...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-13, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,852
Posted By fauxto nick

I would agree with justkeeppedaling, that's a big...

I would agree with justkeeppedaling, that's a big jump. Technically yes, you can change the bigger chain-ring to what you want now that they all use a 110 bcd. I haven't worked with the new...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-13, 05:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,284
Posted By fauxto nick

My buddy was driving a support van for that ride,...

My buddy was driving a support van for that ride, called me right after it happened, **** was crazy. We had that guys rear wheel in our shop, taco'd doesn't do it justice.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-13, 05:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,284
Posted By fauxto nick

I second this, I crashed back in 2009 and was...

I second this, I crashed back in 2009 and was going about 25 mph so I was airborne for about 10 6-7 ft and managed to do a half barrel roll and land on my back. I wasn't able to lean against walls or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-13, 04:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,284
Posted By fauxto nick

Yup, my falling properly involves getting out...

Yup, my falling properly involves getting out more than 1 expletive before impact.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-13, 04:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,284
Posted By fauxto nick

This is going to be a longgggg thread, so I'll...

This is going to be a longgggg thread, so I'll keep it short.

My college roommate was a very talented skater and I went out to hang out with him and his crew while they were filming. He must have...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-13, 02:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,977
Posted By fauxto nick

As Jay Z put it so eloquently, "What you eat...

As Jay Z put it so eloquently, "What you eat don't make me sh*t."
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-13, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,817
Posted By fauxto nick

There is no H3 fit offered on Madones anymore, it...

There is no H3 fit offered on Madones anymore, it exclusive to the Domane now. I could be wrong about it not being offered on the lower level Madones but I know for a fact that on 6 & 7 series and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-13, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By fauxto nick

Starting to remember why I stopped posting here a...

Starting to remember why I stopped posting here a few years back.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-13, 12:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,451
Posted By fauxto nick

Ugh, we had someone bring in a "Chinarello" as he...

Ugh, we had someone bring in a "Chinarello" as he called it recently. Looked like an unpainted Dogma but nothing worked right. He said it was really flexy in the bottom bracket and asked if that was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-13, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 943
Posted By fauxto nick

Fair enough! I have always noticed with all my...

Fair enough! I have always noticed with all my Cannondales an extra amount of flex in the front forks focused in the steerer tube, mainly when the front brakes are grabbed. I do know on the CAAD10...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-13, 12:00 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,451
Posted By fauxto nick

To each their own, and I love Campy, I've...

To each their own, and I love Campy, I've considered it, but I've spent a good amount of time working with it. I chose Dura Ace.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-13, 11:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,451
Posted By fauxto nick

I'll make angels cry and enjoy my bomb proof...

I'll make angels cry and enjoy my bomb proof reliable Dura Ache. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-13, 03:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,817
Posted By fauxto nick

Madone 6 series, made in the states, PLENTY...

Madone 6 series, made in the states, PLENTY STIFF, very light. Been in love with the new design this year, I really enjoy the 7 but I think most people would be more than happy with a 6. Little...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-13, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 943
Posted By fauxto nick

Really? I haven't noticed that at all on my 10 or...

Really? I haven't noticed that at all on my 10 or any of the 10's I've worked on. The steerer tube has a lot of flex IMHO, but the arms don't seem overly flexy to me, might want to have that checked...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-13, 03:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,855
Posted By fauxto nick

Smart move, the HED Belgium rim shape is very...

Smart move, the HED Belgium rim shape is very similar to the 101's and it's not a very heavy rim. If you're having trouble finding a knowledgeable local wheel builder I'd contact wheelbuilder.com as...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-13, 11:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,886
Posted By fauxto nick

Everything Fixed that for you.

Everything

Fixed that for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-13, 10:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,855
Posted By fauxto nick

Just to throw a curveball in there, I believe the...

Just to throw a curveball in there, I believe the Zipp 101's are built with CX Rays and their regular hubs just like their other rims, so I'm not saying that the quality isn't there. They're a very...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-13, 10:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,451
Posted By fauxto nick

People take this compliance thing WAY too...

People take this compliance thing WAY too literally IMHO. Is a Madone smoother and more vertically compliant than a Dogma, yes. If you're out riding your Dogma are you going to say 50 miles into a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-13, 09:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,855
Posted By fauxto nick

I used to be a pre-built, brand name wheel guy...

I used to be a pre-built, brand name wheel guy and then I built my first pair of custom wheels for training and I'm never going back. You can build a pair of wheels for close to the same price of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-13, 09:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,451
Posted By fauxto nick

You're thinking of a monoqocue frame, and it...

You're thinking of a monoqocue frame, and it really depends how the frames are made. I've ridden plenty of monoqocue frames that are far less stiff than lugged carbon. The C59 is very stiff and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-13, 07:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,451
Posted By fauxto nick

I completely disagree with you, most of our sales...

I completely disagree with you, most of our sales of C59's do not go to hard core racers and they're more than happy with the level of vertical compliance they receive. I would be willing to kind of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-13, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By fauxto nick

Practice practice practice, i took to gravel...

Practice practice practice, i took to gravel pretty well but I still have my "oh sh*t" moments from time to time. I've found getting in a really low gear, keeping my weight back like previous posters...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-13, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 737
Posted By fauxto nick

I get away with 1-12 in the shop for 90% of stuff...

I get away with 1-12 in the shop for 90% of stuff but when it comes to cranksets typically 25-35 or higher. Depends how extensive your wrenching is going, if you're not doing press fit cranks like...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-13, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,299
Posted By fauxto nick

That'd be good to know, I'm sure I'll have...

That'd be good to know, I'm sure I'll have customers who will want to go that route.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-13, 11:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,278
Posted By fauxto nick

I wear the rear, move the front to the back and...

I wear the rear, move the front to the back and put the new tire on the front. Less hassle, less wasted time.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-13, 11:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,451
Posted By fauxto nick

I've worked with both and initially preferred the...

I've worked with both and initially preferred the Dogma but over the last two years have started to favor the C59. I really like how it fits people, I find it to be lighter and there is no...
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