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Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,301
Posted By kimguroo

I use crank brother’s double shot 3 pedal which...

I use crank brother’s double shot 3 pedal which has clipless pedal and platform.
With five ten shoes, very reliable.
I am using more platform pedal side than clipless pedal.
Platform pedal with...
02-23-19, 12:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,477
Posted By kimguroo

before you go to LBS, you should check bulls bike...

before you go to LBS, you should check bulls bike at eBay.
it’s old bike but has nice components which is XT groupset (similar to ultegra group set) and fox fork.
they don’t offer warranty so you...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,699
Posted By kimguroo

Bulls bike eBay still has some carbon bikes. ...

Bulls bike eBay still has some carbon bikes.
not sure your size is still available. Itís old components but still in your price range.
$900 for 105 and $1200 for ultegra.
with future eBay coupon,...
10-23-18, 10:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,023
Posted By kimguroo

Multiple color production costs are much higher....

Multiple color production costs are much higher. That’s the biggest reason and sometimes unpopular colors do not sell well then Forced to have additional discounts. Also majority of people are...
10-22-18, 04:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,144
Posted By kimguroo

probably 6800 Ultegr groupset? Since the bike is...

probably 6800 Ultegr groupset? Since the bike is 2018 model?
looks like 2019 has R8000 Ultegra groupset and 2018 has 6800???
Cassette is 11-34 so could be R8000 though.
I am wondering what is the...
10-22-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By kimguroo

probably you might be right. 18 defy might still...

probably you might be right. 18 defy might still have old components.
10-22-18, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By kimguroo

I think 18 defy has 7000 105 components but felt...

I think 18 defy has 7000 105 components but felt might have 5800 105 components.
10-21-18, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By kimguroo

If you need unpaved road capability, 19 defy is...

If you need unpaved road capability, 19 defy is the one since the other poster said new 19 defy can handle 32mm tire.
if you only ride good paved road, you need to chose between 18 defy vs 16 felt...
10-21-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By kimguroo

Frame is the only reason to build bikes for me. ...

Frame is the only reason to build bikes for me.
buying whole bike is much cheaper in US so there is no reason to build bike in US.
it will cost 20-30% more in my opinion.
I don’t know I will ever...
10-21-18, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By kimguroo

The biggest reason might be components are much...

The biggest reason might be components are much cheaper in Europe and whole bike might be cheaper in US.
I built two bikes and most of components were from Europe because of price.
my one MTB and...
10-21-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By kimguroo

Felt and defy is slightly different style of...

Felt and defy is slightly different style of riding.
defy is endurance bike and felt AR5 is aero bike so probably more like racing oriented bike.
when I see cassette felt has 12-25 and 18 defy has...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By kimguroo

I got new Ultegra groupset bike for $600 from...

I got new Ultegra groupset bike for $600 from bulls bike on eBay.
they still have carbon bikes for $1200 (Ultegra) or $900 (105) but you won’t get LBS supports though....
$1000 for sofa groupset...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-18, 11:32 AM
Replies: 26,589
Views: 16,395,045
Posted By kimguroo

Finally I reached 10 posts so I can post a pic of...

Finally I reached 10 posts so I can post a pic of my bike ^_^
This is my first road bike but have two MTBs.
I did not have a plan to buy another bike but as soon as I see the deal, I could not pass...
10-19-18, 06:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,467
Posted By kimguroo

I live extremely bike friendly neighborhood...

I live extremely bike friendly neighborhood because mayor likes bike. He was mayor for over 20 years then he was removed in this year. he made bike friendly city (probably someone was not totally...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-18, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18,875
Views: 3,807,422
Posted By kimguroo

I donít need shoes but artsís cyclergy is out of...

I donít need shoes but artsís cyclergy is out of online store business and having final clearance sale. Just got five ten kestrel lace MTB shoes for $24.
10-19-18, 10:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,144
Posted By kimguroo

I thought about shimano A530 too especially for...

I thought about shimano A530 too especially for the price. I was about ordering from one of online shop which sells slightly cheaper at that time but it was out of stock so searched a little more and...
10-19-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,144
Posted By kimguroo

Shimano XTR is one of the highest level products...

Shimano XTR is one of the highest level products and expensive line so Nothing wrong with it.
the only reason I picked dual side pedal was....sometimes I want to ride bike around my subdivision or...
10-19-18, 09:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,144
Posted By kimguroo

you just bought nice bike then putting cheaper...

you just bought nice bike then putting cheaper pedal hahahaha
I also bought my first road bike a few months ago and I am from MTB so road clipless pedal was new to me since I always used flat...
10-18-18, 03:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,144
Posted By kimguroo

Anyone who ride bikes casually, it does not...

Anyone who ride bikes casually, it does not matter whether bike fits or not ^_^
10-18-18, 12:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,761
Posted By kimguroo

I like five ten too. Paid less than $30 a few...

I like five ten too. Paid less than $30 a few years ago for clearance shoes deal.
10-17-18, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By kimguroo

Lightly used bike for more than half prices might...

Lightly used bike for more than half prices might be better option especially entry level bike.
upgrading current bike is not a good idea. There are many like new condition used bikes because there...
10-17-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,136
Posted By kimguroo

I usually shop at Merlin and Nashbar. the...

I usually shop at Merlin and Nashbar.
the problem with Merlin is returning because of high cost of shipping (US to UK) so I have to make sure that I won’t return the items.
10-17-18, 05:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,144
Posted By kimguroo

I have not tracked their bikes for a while but...

I have not tracked their bikes for a while but current their road bikes are very nice and you got your bike for nice discounts.
i have not seen those prices in my neighborhood bike shops.
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