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03-25-19, 03:49 PM
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Posted By DowneasTTer

Or you could just simply buy a new Mac.

Or you could just simply buy a new Mac.
03-24-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 578
Posted By DowneasTTer

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At this point in our lives (late 60's) we only travel via motorhome to areas...
03-23-19, 01:47 PM
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Views: 377
Posted By DowneasTTer

Show us your Canyon....PLEASE

There are many threads here on BF devoted to different brands and models of cycles. But, I can't find one for just us Canyon folks. So here goes: I'll start. Last Dec I purchased a Roadlite CF 9.0...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 417
Posted By DowneasTTer

Just to be curious how are you determining that...

Just to be curious how are you determining that the chains are worn out? I generally get 5 to 7 k miles before they need replacement on KMC 11speed chains. And generally 3 chains to a cassette. I use...
03-18-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,221
Posted By DowneasTTer

No, I actually went the other way to a 1x11. But...

No, I actually went the other way to a 1x11. But I have one of each in my stable. Triple for my Mtn bike, double for my bad weather/travel bike and Sram Force 1 for my daily. I like the fact there...
03-18-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,375
Posted By DowneasTTer

I know what you mean. I didn't even bother to...

I know what you mean. I didn't even bother to count the number of Giant labels on our FastRoad CoMaxs but on the RX Composites Giant was very proud of their product. If I remember correctly there...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,428
Posted By DowneasTTer

Been riding for 50 years... yes I know I'm older...

Been riding for 50 years... yes I know I'm older than dirt thank you. However, until the 6 years ago changing a tire in the field was a 5-10 minute job. Then I purchased my first carbon bike with...
03-15-19, 07:59 AM
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Posted By DowneasTTer

Haven't yet done this so here goes: ...

Haven't yet done this so here goes:


Please tell us your age.

69

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?

Daily: 2019 Canyon Roadlite 9.0 CF LTD, Travel and Bad Weather Bike: 2015 Giant...
03-13-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,280
Posted By DowneasTTer

I wondered about what kind of tool pack I could...

I wondered about what kind of tool pack I could use with the RoadLites. Since I use the seat tube for attaching the Rhino pack, only when needed as to pack lunch for the ride or store jackets, I...
03-11-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,934
Posted By DowneasTTer

I see both the Gail 7.0 and 7.0 SL listed as...

I see both the Gail 7.0 and 7.0 SL listed as coming soon. Should be this year. In the mean time there are quite a few Gails listed in the outlet right now. Could be an even better bargain for someone.
03-10-19, 02:14 PM
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Views: 870
Posted By DowneasTTer

There's not a lot of difference between the rim...

There's not a lot of difference between the rim brake and the disc brake model.i would guess. My wife and I both had Escape RX 0s with the Topeak rack and bag on them. When I sold them and bought 2...
03-10-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,934
Posted By DowneasTTer

Write down all the measurements and call Canyon...

Write down all the measurements and call Canyon support. That's what I did on my purchases (XS for the wife and M for me). Both bikes fits us like gloves. Good luck and welcome to the Canyon...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 762
Posted By DowneasTTer

Like delbiker1 above I purchased a couple sets of...

Like delbiker1 above I purchased a couple sets of Vuelta Corsa SLX.s from Nasbar when I did a drivetrain update on my and my wife's Giant FastRoad CoMax 1's last fall. They are great wheels and am...
03-04-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By DowneasTTer

I have been using Kuat racks for quite a while....

I have been using Kuat racks for quite a while. Have three, 2 1.25" two bike NVs and one 2" four bike NV on my motorhome. They are great racks with super customer support after the sale. In fact on...
03-04-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 187,321
Posted By DowneasTTer

Gave it a day off as I needed to stain the pool...

Gave it a day off as I needed to stain the pool deck....Spring/Summer is right around the corner here in North Central Florida.:)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 7,121
Posted By DowneasTTer

I've been running juice disc brakes since 2000....

I've been running juice disc brakes since 2000. Love them on my Mtn bike and the past 3 flat bar road bikes. My latest a Canyon Roadlite CF 9.0 LTD came with Reynolds AR-1 CF wheels.. It got me to...
03-03-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By DowneasTTer

Thanks again. I guess that's the best until these...

Thanks again. I guess that's the best until these tires wear out and then back to tubeless for me.
03-03-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By DowneasTTer

In searching the internet (ya I know about how...

In searching the internet (ya I know about how true some of the statements on the internet can be) I found a couple of places that said in a pinch a 700 tube will work in a 650 (27.5) tire. But not...
03-03-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By DowneasTTer

Thanks for the link. I give them a try.

Thanks for the link. I give them a try.
03-03-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By DowneasTTer

? about 650B tubes for 30mm tire

I'm new to the 650b sized rim. My wife's Canyon Roadlite came with 650b x 30 tires. I plan on replacing them with pro one tubeless when they wear out. But, in the mean time I would like to have some...
03-02-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,934
Posted By DowneasTTer

I don't own a gravel bike. But, I have...

I don't own a gravel bike. But, I have experienced the Canyon idea. I purchased two of their high end fitness bikes (RoadLite CF 9 LTD) sight unseen last Dec. My wife and I love the bikes and...
02-28-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,540
Posted By DowneasTTer

I think they are top notch. I don't own a gravel...

I think they are top notch. I don't own a gravel model just a couple of RoadLite CF 9.0s (one for me and one for my wife). If you are interested in my Canyon experience you can check out my thread...
02-27-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,280
Posted By DowneasTTer

Well even with the good weather here in Fl during...

Well even with the good weather here in Fl during Feb we were only able to ad 500 miles to the Roadlites. So as of today they have 1500 miles on them. With the pollen in the air they appear more...
02-26-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,451
Posted By DowneasTTer

My wife and I are in our late 60's and both have...

My wife and I are in our late 60's and both have some health issues. We have been using flat bar road/fitness bikes for the past 10 years. Currently as you know we have Canyon Roadlites. We feel we...
02-25-19, 12:18 PM
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Posted By DowneasTTer

Glad to hear you got on the bike today. Cilla and...

Glad to hear you got on the bike today. Cilla and I were wondering why we haven't seen you for awhile. Hope to see you on the trail soon. Take care.
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