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10-22-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Trav1s

I can speak to the Quick 3 after 500 miles on a...

I can speak to the Quick 3 after 500 miles on a Quick 1 (carbon fork blades, 700x30c tires, and Shimano 105 with 2x11)

I predominantly ride 2-3 miles on surface streets to reach paved trails in my...
10-08-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,049
Posted By Trav1s

denada - Why the Quick? In short it was all about...

denada - Why the Quick? In short it was all about economics. I friend upgraded from the Quick 1 to a Specialized Roubaix and put the Quick up for sale. It was a year old, had 700 miles on it, and...
10-08-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,049
Posted By Trav1s

Cannondale Quick 3 or even Quick 1 are worth...

Cannondale Quick 3 or even Quick 1 are worth considering. I was leaning towards the FX and then the Quick 1 crossed my path.
10-08-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,052
Posted By Trav1s

Gazz, The Verve just felt right to her. She...

Gazz,

The Verve just felt right to her. She knows what works but cannot articulate what is different between the two. I wish I could offer more details but sadly I cannot.
09-30-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3,955
Views: 469,683
Posted By Trav1s

32 mile round trip today on the Cedar Valley...

32 mile round trip today on the Cedar Valley Trail with the gift of a strong southern wind my entire ride home.
09-18-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By Trav1s

Here are the bar ends and pics of the install. I...

Here are the bar ends and pics of the install. I got them at the LBS for around $20. I might add tape in the future.

...
09-17-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,955
Views: 469,683
Posted By Trav1s

No pics but I fair amount of time on the Cedar...

No pics but I fair amount of time on the Cedar Valley trail and on surface streets of Cedar Rapids both yesterday and today. 15 miles yesterday and 16 miles today. Not currently having a job does...
Forum: For Sale
09-17-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By Trav1s

Thanks! I passed this to a friend since it is a...

Thanks! I passed this to a friend since it is a Large.
09-16-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By Trav1s

These are the bar ends I installed about a month...

These are the bar ends I installed about a month ago on my Quick 1. I installed them with the stock grips in place and am very happy with them. They don't look as nice as the grip/bar ends that are...
Forum: For Sale
09-14-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By Trav1s

What size is it?

What size is it?
09-09-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,098
Posted By Trav1s

My rides are now in the 20-25 mile range when I...

My rides are now in the 20-25 mile range when I am without the family. I hope for a 30 mile ride before the end of September.
09-06-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 221,557
Posted By Trav1s

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Installed a kickstand on my daughter's 16" Trek...
09-04-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,672
Posted By Trav1s

I love that green and had I purchased a new bike,...

I love that green and had I purchased a new bike, the Quick 3 would have been my choice.
09-03-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 221,557
Posted By Trav1s

Picked up some goodies at the LBS - multitool for...

Picked up some goodies at the LBS - multitool for me and kickstand for my wifes’s Verve...
Forum: Introductions
08-29-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Trav1s

Welcome from another Iowa resident. Sounds like...

Welcome from another Iowa resident. Sounds like you are on well your way to more bike time.
08-28-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,052
Posted By Trav1s

The models my wife considered were: Trek...

The models my wife considered were:

Trek Verve 2 & 3
Cannondale Treadwell 2 & 3 with a focus on the 2 Remixte
Specialized Roll
08-28-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,490
Posted By Trav1s

Glad you made it over here! Middle age trying to...

Glad you made it over here! Middle age trying to get into shape Quick 1 owner myself. The color on that bike is definitely great.
08-27-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,052
Posted By Trav1s

I just went through this as we move to make...

I just went through this as we move to make family rides a regular activity in our house.

Here's the back story before the details on the final purchase:
My wife is petite (5'2") and has never...
08-24-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,508
Posted By Trav1s

I saw in your intro thread that you returned the...

I saw in your intro thread that you returned the Roubaix for a Quick 1. I wanted to invite you over to the Hybrid section and let you know that there are a few Quick 1 owners over there. Here is...
08-24-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By Trav1s

Thanks for that suggestion. I know the next tires...

Thanks for that suggestion. I know the next tires for my Quick 1 and I am very happy with the OE Schwalbes that are on it. The original 700x30C's are now over 1000 miles and I will be upgrading to...
08-22-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 221,557
Posted By Trav1s

Upgraded the taillight. The 12 year old unit has...

Upgraded the taillight. The 12 year old unit has been repurposed within the household bike fleet.
08-22-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,161
Posted By Trav1s

Another upgrade the Verve 3 received for 2020 is...

Another upgrade the Verve 3 received for 2020 is the 2x9 setup and the rim break option is gone.

(Crank - Shimano MT210, 46/30, chainguard, 170mm length and Cassette - Shimano HG200, 11-36, 9...
08-22-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,672
Posted By Trav1s

More reading is leading me to seriously consider...

More reading is leading me to seriously consider the 700x35 for the next upgrade. I know there is plenty of clearance to allow for the larger tire.

Also wondering how the full carbon fork of...
08-22-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,429
Posted By Trav1s

Saw the FX 3 in that awesome red last week at the...

Saw the FX 3 in that awesome red last week at the local Trek dealer. Sharp looking bike!
08-22-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,815
Posted By Trav1s

I am considering the same move myself.

I am considering the same move myself.
Forum: Introductions
08-18-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By Trav1s

Welcome! Sounds like you need some good lights...

Welcome! Sounds like you need some good lights with obnoxious flasher options.
08-16-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 221,557
Posted By Trav1s

Installed bar ends with the Cannondale grips,...

Installed bar ends with the Cannondale grips, adjusted the seat a bit, and then took my first 20+ mile ride....
08-15-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,161
Posted By Trav1s

I have been following the Verve and FX bikes for...

I have been following the Verve and FX bikes for 6 months now. I originally was planning on the FX2 for my wife and FX3 Disc for me but that direction has since changed. After landing a beautiful...
08-15-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7,455
Views: 2,215,988
Posted By Trav1s

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2018 Quick 1 - I have since upgraded to a Camelbak water bottle and added a seat...
08-15-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,672
Posted By Trav1s

I am 5'6" (longer torso and shorter legs) and...

I am 5'6" (longer torso and shorter legs) and ride a medium.
08-13-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,672
Posted By Trav1s

I am debating a tire swap but moving up to 32s -...

I am debating a tire swap but moving up to 32s - a fair amount of my riding is on the local streets which are getting better each year but still rough in places.

I have considered pedals too but...
08-12-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,672
Posted By Trav1s

Is that a 2019 model? Does not look much...

Is that a 2019 model? Does not look much different than my 2018.
Forum: Introductions
08-07-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By Trav1s

I did not RAGBRAI and doubt I will. I am more...

I did not RAGBRAI and doubt I will. I am more about getting into shape and enjoying the scenery than long rides like that. I am exploring the designated bike routes and great trails we have here in...
Forum: Introductions
08-06-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By Trav1s

I'm the other Iowan! Welcome and I am over here...

I'm the other Iowan! Welcome and I am over here in Cedar Rapids. The trails are really nice here too.
Forum: Introductions
08-06-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Trav1s

Thanks Scott! I was wondering if any other...

Thanks Scott!

I was wondering if any other people from CR is on the board. Now that I am getting into shape I hope to take part in some local group rides. Any suggestions?
Forum: Introductions
08-06-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Trav1s

Thanks! I lived on the other side from...

Thanks!

I lived on the other side from 2008-2013 about half way between Omaha and Sioux City. Certainly miss Omaha, Lincoln, and all they offer.
Forum: Introductions
08-06-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Trav1s

Hello from Iowa

Travis here and I just wanted to take a moment and introduce myself. I picked up a Cannondale Quick 1 and enjoying the bike-friendly world of Iowa. Thanks for the addition to the forum and I am...
08-04-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,968
Posted By Trav1s

I, like Helderberg, founding myself noticing more...

I, like Helderberg, founding myself noticing more differences than I expected when I tried the various bikes. In my case, there were three things that stood out to me.

First, I was very surprised...
08-01-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,968
Posted By Trav1s

I see that someone mentioned this bit of info on...

I see that someone mentioned this bit of info on the Quick line of bikes - there are two different frames used but I forget the transition point. I know the Quick 1and 3 share the same frame and...
07-31-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,968
Posted By Trav1s

Quick 1 owner here and I really like it. I...

Quick 1 owner here and I really like it. I originally rode a new 2018 Quick 6 and then a friend decided to sell the Quick 1 when she upgraded to a carbon road bike. I got the Quick 1 from her with...
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