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Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,715
Posted By RockiesDad

Mine came in around 21lbs or so with GRX 800-2X...

Mine came in around 21lbs or so with GRX 800-2X and Hunt wheels. Got it right around when Covid hit. Shipping from London to CA was only three days! Nice bike and great value...
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,028
Posted By RockiesDad

X2. You might want to play with these two...

X2. You might want to play with these two adjustment to see what feels more efficient to you when pedaling. Every one is different. Just yesterday this thought did cross my mind while riding and...
08-25-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,007
Posted By RockiesDad

You mean like this? Went with GRX 2X 800 series....

You mean like this? Went with GRX 2X 800 series. Very value oriented bike. Nice frame, great components and good pricing. Shipping is like paying tax...Love mine!...
08-15-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,251
Posted By RockiesDad

My take is don't add bar tape till the end. What...

My take is don't add bar tape till the end. What I like to do first is to set the bar up to where its most comfortable while riding in the drops. Next is to move the brake levers to a spot where they...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19,980
Views: 4,351,473
Posted By RockiesDad

Fairlight Strael. London UK to Bay Area...

Fairlight Strael. London UK to Bay Area California in three days...

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07-29-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By RockiesDad

Okay I bit the bullet and ordered the Stael from...

Okay I bit the bullet and ordered the Stael from Fairlight in London, UK. Had to wait awhile for them to build it because I think they order frames in batches. Anyway when my turn came up to get...
07-29-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,600
Posted By RockiesDad

Yup I agree. Fairlight has as modern steel bikes...

Yup I agree. Fairlight has as modern steel bikes as you can get to date...
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01-15-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,179
Posted By RockiesDad

Here is one with a drop bar bike. A little harder...

Here is one with a drop bar bike. A little harder to do in my opinion...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGP6H5iVfgE
12-05-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,163
Posted By RockiesDad

Breaking it into chucks helps with the mental...

Breaking it into chucks helps with the mental part of the ride it seems.

Just need to add another 10-20 more miles to my normal riding routine and I think I should be fine... Thanks for all the...
10-03-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,595
Posted By RockiesDad

I'm 62 and feel that I'm in great shape compared...

I'm 62 and feel that I'm in great shape compared to years gone by. Biking, swimming, hiking and yoga does all add up to better health. My motto is "if you stop, you're dead"... Gotta keep moving...
09-17-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,507
Posted By RockiesDad

Might need slight adjustments on the RD or you...

Might need slight adjustments on the RD or you can use a thin spacer when mounting a cassettes to match each other.

There are thin shims you can use to match rotor locations. I used two shims on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,215
Posted By RockiesDad

Congrats! Making it as a small business owner is...

Congrats! Making it as a small business owner is no small feat these days. Kudos to you! Wishing you the best for the next 10 years...

Bulletproof rims so far..
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06-20-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,742
Posted By RockiesDad

They are great for the money. But I would...

They are great for the money. But I would consider them light to medium duty tires. I did get a flat once that was more of a cut than a puncture. I ran over some kind of metal strap and it left a...
08-10-18, 10:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,088
Posted By RockiesDad

Show us your vintage or early carbon fiber bikes

Here is my early '90s carbon fiber bike with AL lugs and fork. I think they came out earlier but still had AL lugs vs all carbon frame. This particular Specialize has black carbon fiber but one of my...
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