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02-16-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By Senior Vagabond

That's it. Thanks much.

That's it. Thanks much.
02-16-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Oops, hopefully you are right. Here is picture of...

Oops, hopefully you are right. Here is picture of rotor**********
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02-16-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By Senior Vagabond

I figured as much (rotor replacement) but was...

I figured as much (rotor replacement) but was more annoyed as to why Specialized did this when their own Roval Wheels do not support this 4 bolt design!!!
02-16-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Specialized 4-bolt rotor/hub

I bought a new 2020 Specialized Roubaix Comp Di2 and have started researching possible wheel replacements (from stock DT Swiss R470db). I was quite surprised that the rotor attaches to the hub with...
02-11-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,808
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Is this Stack and Reach Calculator still working,...

Is this Stack and Reach Calculator still working, website keeps timing out?
01-22-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Senior Vagabond

I finally got the 3 spacers added which raised...

I finally got the 3 spacers added which raised the headset 15mm and along with my 17 degree Easton 90mm stem all is good (although I may experiment with a 100mm stem).
01-22-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Pedal spacers

I have new Shimano Ultegra 8000 SPD-SL pedals (normal not extended 4mm) and would like to experiment with a small adjustment in the axel extension. Would like to know how many spacers or mm extension...
01-20-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Alloy handlebar replacement compatibility

I am going to replace my Specialized ally hover bar with a slightly smaller one (came with 44cm and I need 42cm). The bike is a Roubaix Comp Di2 (2020) with the junction box mounted in the down tube....
01-19-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,282
Posted By Senior Vagabond

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I just modified my new Roubaix for more comfort by adding a shorter 90mm 17...
01-14-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Senior Vagabond

My older pedals are 6800. I got the new ones off...

My older pedals are 6800. I got the new ones off Amazon but did not pay attention they were the longer axel. I have not installed the new ones yet so I think I can return them and get the normal...
01-13-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Senior Vagabond

SPD-SL pedals with extended 4mm axel?

I have a new Specialized Roubaix with Ultegra groupset. I have always ridden a Roubaix with Ultegra GS and normal axel length pedals (no spacers) but I noticed the new ones I received are with the...
01-10-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Understood but I ride with saddle about 1-2...

Understood but I ride with saddle about 1-2 inches ABOVE the bars. That is the way my older Roubaix is set up. I still think if I can get the spacers in it might do the trick.
Thanks.
01-10-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Thanks for all the comments but I have tried...

Thanks for all the comments but I have tried about all of them. I have a 15mm Spec Hover Riser bar on it now and just installed a Ritchey adjustable stem (setting to about 25 - 30 degrees like my...
01-07-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,786
Posted By Senior Vagabond

I just got the FS 1.5 on my new Di2 Roubaix....

I just got the FS 1.5 on my new Di2 Roubaix. Please be advised that with this very proprietary fork the range of options and bar height is very limited. So much in fact that I have not been able to...
01-07-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Raising bar height on Specialized Future Shock fork

I have a new 2020 Specialized Di2 Roubaix Comp with the Future Shock 1.5 fork. My problem was that I was unaware of the extreme limitations of using spacers (or any method) to raise the bar height. ...
01-07-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Senior Vagabond

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/fitness/cycling-knee...

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/fitness/cycling-knee-pain-everything-you-need-to-know-329957
11-02-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,059
Posted By Senior Vagabond

I am right-handed which probably lends itself to...

I am right-handed which probably lends itself to my natural right side. I don't really think it matters too much which side you unclip when rolling to a stop as long as you are comfortable with it. I...
11-02-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,059
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Sorry about the misleading comment. My pedal...

Sorry about the misleading comment. My pedal tension is set to max "release" so it is at the easiest tension level. The index indicator is all the way to the top and the tension screw is turned...
10-31-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,059
Posted By Senior Vagabond

I am using SPD-SL pedals and shoes/cleats and I...

I am using SPD-SL pedals and shoes/cleats and I do have the tension moved as low as it will go (index is at top and will not click anymore in cc loosen direction). I am starting to look at SPD pedals...
10-31-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Torque Setting - saddle rails

Can't seem to find the recommended torque setting for clamping my steel rail saddle to one bolt S-works seatpost. Does anyone have any suggestions?
10-31-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,059
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Unclipping issue

I am nearly 70 years old and have been riding clipless pedals for the past 10+ years with few issues. However, over the past couple of months, I have fallen at stopped or slightly moving because of...
09-18-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Handlebar width ?

I have ridden a Specialized Roubaix 58cm for 12 years. I am now looking at a slightly used on on-line (consequently LBS not much involved). All bike calculators would say I would take a 56cm but I...
09-10-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3,313
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 487,307
Posted By Senior Vagabond

I am a little uncertain about what to do. Being...

I am a little uncertain about what to do. Being almost 70 years old I have ridden the same Specialized Roubaix bike over 13 years. It was custom-fitted to me along time ago and still rides well. My...
09-10-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Senior Vagabond

I am nearly 70 and have had both knees replaced...

I am nearly 70 and have had both knees replaced AND have arthritis to both big toes. Have been this way for many years. After much research, discussion and experimentation my best solution was to get...
07-31-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Praxis Alba Crank

Looking at a new Specialized Roubaix Sport and as normal they have changed out the crank from the rest of the 105 groupset. I have no experience or knowledge of Proaxis or the Alba crank and BB. So...
07-27-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,481
Posted By Senior Vagabond

13 year old Bike Helmets

I am still using my 13 year Bell and 12 year-old Giro bike helmet. They still fit and look good. If you read info from the helmet manufacturers and safety standards group I need to replace them with...
07-25-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,033
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Conti Gatorskin Tires - PSI

I just got new 25mm Gatorskins to replace my older 23mm GP 4000's. I normally ran 110 - 120psi in the GP's but have read I can go much less with the wider Skins. I am 70 yrs. old, 180lbs. riding...
07-23-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,740
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Thanks for all the great comments. Have ridden...

Thanks for all the great comments. Have ridden the past couple of weeks with my SPD-SL pedals. I will need to see how that goes and maybe try some of your suggestions.
07-23-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,181
Posted By Senior Vagabond

I agree that there is little to choose from for...

I agree that there is little to choose from for parts, especially for 10-12 year old bikes. I need an Ultegra RD-6600 or 6700 long cage rear derailleur. Only found one on e-bay and it was worse than...
07-15-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Cortisone (steroids) will have NO healing...

Cortisone (steroids) will have NO healing properties. However they can be a good temporary remedy for joint and muscle pain. Everyone can respond to their effectiveness differently. I took cortisone...
07-15-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,740
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Total knee replacement and pedals

I have read many posts regarding cycling and TKR (and posted a similar question on other thread) but have not seen one specially focused on the type pedal riders use after the surgery and full...
07-15-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,684
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Yep, me too. Will be 70 in 6 months and still...

Yep, me too. Will be 70 in 6 months and still leaning the bike over to dismount!!!
07-15-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,366
Posted By Senior Vagabond

I agree with your premise and find a great deal...

I agree with your premise and find a great deal of satisfaction in planning or slightly altering known routes through RWGPS. You would be amazed at how many small backroads connect and can form a...
07-15-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By Senior Vagabond

I woke up one morning over 4 years ago with...

I woke up one morning over 4 years ago with shoulder pain and limited range of motion. After about a month I went to ortho who diagnosed it has frozen shoulder. Had cortisone and about 3 months of PT...
07-13-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3,313
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 487,307
Posted By Senior Vagabond

Advice needed!

I am close to being 70 yrs old and had to stop cycling 5 years ago due to two knee replacements and then two partially torn rotator cuffs along with some other muscle tears (not to mention arthritic...
07-12-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By Senior Vagabond

I still use my old Garmin Edge 800 which still...

I still use my old Garmin Edge 800 which still works well for longer rides requiring navigation. For shorter rides I just use my Apple watch to track the basics. I also have the option to use RWGPS...
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