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01-19-22, 04:58 PM
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Posted By Koyote

On this, we agree! And I think that is a shame…...

On this, we agree! And I think that is a shame… Even around here, with lots of very steep hills, rim brakes are fine on a road bike, and - in some respects - are simpler and cheaper than discs.
01-19-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,449
Posted By Koyote

Not much of a problem, really. I thought most...

Not much of a problem, really. I thought most reasonably serious cyclists know better than to run external cam quick releases.
01-18-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,449
Posted By Koyote

Yup. For about $30...

Yup. For about $30 (https://www.jensonusa.com/Shimano-XT-M8000-Quick-Release) the problem is solvable.
01-18-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,449
Posted By Koyote

He claimed it happened on a gravel ride. ...

He claimed it happened on a gravel ride.

I've got over 10k miles on a gravel bike with QRs and disc brakes, and that includes plenty of gravel riding - including some famously gnarly and steep...
01-17-22, 03:46 PM
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Posted By Koyote

You're confusing user error with a design flaw.

You're confusing user error with a design flaw.
01-17-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,449
Posted By Koyote

A good internal cam qr, used properly, won't...

A good internal cam qr, used properly, won't "loosen up." Hell, I don't even know what "loosen up" even means in this context.
01-17-22, 06:41 AM
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Views: 1,449
Posted By Koyote

I have both on disc brake bikes; prefer t/a, but...

I have both on disc brake bikes; prefer t/a, but q/r works fine. And I’ve never seen a different opinion on BF, until your post.
01-15-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,449
Posted By Koyote

That is speculative, and probably often...

That is speculative, and probably often incorrect.

OP: I would much rather have a carbon fiber fork than one made of aluminum on any kind of bike. Aluminum is subject to fatigue, while carbon...
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