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10-23-19, 03:42 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Hmmm

Don't forget CX bikes! They are not endurance...

Don't forget CX bikes! They are not endurance frames!
10-23-19, 03:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 274
Posted By Hmmm

Ah ok. I've seen conversion kits. I have a pair...

Ah ok. I've seen conversion kits. I have a pair of Giro road shoes with stiff E70 soles, and a pair of Fizik Terra X5's. It would be nice to not have to change pedals if I want to run the other...
10-22-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 274
Posted By Hmmm

Are you using a conversion kit to make your road...

Are you using a conversion kit to make your road shoes into two bolt? If so which model? I had no idea people could use these to convert road to cross shoes. My road shoes have been collecting dust...
10-18-19, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Hmmm

We need more info. Are you looking at something...

We need more info. Are you looking at something with an aggressive feel? Or are you wanting to prioritise comfort? Are you wanting to do really rough stuff? Or fairly smooth gravel?
10-14-19, 03:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By Hmmm

Thanks to you and everyone. I replaced the RD...

Thanks to you and everyone. I replaced the RD cable and the cable had frayed just enough to be catching on the point of entry on the chain stay. Its all fixed now and shifting well.

Really,...
10-09-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By Hmmm

Ahh. Good idea. How can I check if it's pinched?...

Ahh. Good idea. How can I check if it's pinched? Pulling it out and putting a new cable in?
10-09-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By Hmmm

Thank you guys. This is helping a lot. I was able...

Thank you guys. This is helping a lot. I was able to reseat the cable into the groove after shifting into the smallest cog. I was able to pull it through by taking off the bar tape and pulling on the...
10-08-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By Hmmm

Ok, so I should detach the cable from the...

Ok, so I should detach the cable from the derailleur and essentially install it again? Seat the cable again in the shifter? I apologise for being an amateur at this.

Thank you for all your...
10-08-19, 01:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By Hmmm

SRAM Apex 1x Shifter Not Shifting 3rd Time in 13 Months

Hey all, I searched the forum for a similar thread but with no success at finding answers I've decided to make a new post.

I purchased a SRAM Apex 1x Giant TCX last September. In the 13 months of...
10-07-19, 03:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,046
Posted By Hmmm

What and where will you be riding this bike? Do...

What and where will you be riding this bike? Do you want a more on road oriented bike or a more off-road oriented bike. Top Stone is more relaxed off-road geo, Domane to me looks more on road. Do you...
10-03-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,046
Posted By Hmmm

With this new insight, yeah get the Domane as...

With this new insight, yeah get the Domane as your road machine. Leave the Slate for really bumpy days. I use my TCX for both road and gravel duties. I would go one of two ways, first, buy a modern...
10-03-19, 02:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Posted By Hmmm

Awesome everyone! I appreciate all the advice!!

Awesome everyone! I appreciate all the advice!!
10-03-19, 02:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,046
Posted By Hmmm

It all depends what kind of gravel you want to...

It all depends what kind of gravel you want to ride. To some 38c clearance is all they want/need. Others want more. After riding my TCX in road mode with 28's for the last month or so I went out this...
09-30-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,367
Posted By Hmmm

With temperatures that change a lot I like...

With temperatures that change a lot I like wearing layers and bringing a bar bag to stash those layers. Cargo bibs help with layer storage as well.
09-26-19, 02:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,384
Posted By Hmmm

Having no experience with these tires at all,...

Having no experience with these tires at all, these look like good recommendations to me.
09-24-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 947
Posted By Hmmm

I had no idea the Diverge was that expensive..

I had no idea the Diverge was that expensive..
09-24-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Posted By Hmmm

Thank you everyone for your advice. I will be...

Thank you everyone for your advice. I will be purchasing through a shop, rather than building on my own, and it will be my priority to insure the two wheelsets do not need readjusting. I'd rather...
09-24-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,462
Posted By Hmmm

I think the term "gravel" is so loose and the...

I think the term "gravel" is so loose and the category so wide that I this statement is generalising too much what and where people ride their gravel bikes. The category really is massive it covers...
09-18-19, 01:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,022
Posted By Hmmm

Reviving this thread instead of posting a new...

Reviving this thread instead of posting a new one.

I'm assuming my cable has snapped. Shifting is not working at all and the SRAM Apex paddle just clicks with nothing happening. I have an...
09-18-19, 01:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By Hmmm

I'm bummed I went for the the Riddler 45's...

I'm bummed I went for the the Riddler 45's instead of the Resolute's.

I think instead of profiles showing what bikes people here have, it should show what tires we have. :p
09-17-19, 01:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By Hmmm

In my experience I love how the Maxxis Rambler...

In my experience I love how the Maxxis Rambler 40s are on pavement and off.

I've heard good things about Schwalbe G-One Allround, Donnelly MSO, WTB Nano or Resolute even. Or you could try to go...
09-16-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Posted By Hmmm

How to buy a second wheelset

I'm ready for a second wheelset. One for road, one for gravel/cross. Currently I have the stock Giant PX2 boat anchor wheels. I don't mind their weight when I have road tires on. Relative to having...
09-16-19, 03:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Hmmm

That's a fun idea. I have a park nearby that has...

That's a fun idea. I have a park nearby that has loads of singletrack that I could make a course out of. Maybe on my short mid week ride I'll try that, as on thee weekends the trails fill up with...
09-12-19, 01:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,906
Posted By Hmmm

Gunnar's are beautiful! Nice!

Gunnar's are beautiful! Nice!
09-11-19, 01:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Hmmm

I love the look of the Cinelli. Really good...

I love the look of the Cinelli. Really good looking bike. I've seen one out in the wild and love it. If you're in the bay area, would Mash SF have any info on Cinelli's for you?

Or... you could...
09-10-19, 01:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By Hmmm

Looks fun!

Looks fun!
09-07-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Hmmm

Awesome! The AL Inflite looks like a lot of fun....

Awesome! The AL Inflite looks like a lot of fun. Enjoy!
09-06-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 26,401
Posted By Hmmm

Giant releasing a $1,000 Revolt will be hot in...

Giant releasing a $1,000 Revolt will be hot in 2020.

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/revolt-2-2020
09-05-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Hmmm

I have the TCX and I love it. The Grail might not...

I have the TCX and I love it. The Grail might not be as harsh of a ride than the TCX. To me the TCX is very quick handling, which is why I like it so much. I don't know anything about the Jamis Nova...
09-05-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By Hmmm

Nice! I think you'll be surprised how great the...

Nice! I think you'll be surprised how great the 11-42 is.
09-05-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,728
Posted By Hmmm

If I were to go on a gravel vacation in the US I...

If I were to go on a gravel vacation in the US I would look at the West Coast, Colorado, and Northeast before I would look at the Midwest.
09-05-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By Hmmm

WTB Byway in 700c

https://www.wtb.com/collections/gravel-cx/products/byway

700 x 44! Excited these are finally in 700. Anyone have a pair yet?
09-04-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,512
Posted By Hmmm

this!

this!
09-04-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By Hmmm

I haven't been bothered by the gaps in the 11-42....

I haven't been bothered by the gaps in the 11-42. I also ride a lot of road and road group rides with this setup.
09-02-19, 03:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,746
Posted By Hmmm

Just found that Teravail makes some good looking...

Just found that Teravail makes some good looking slicks in 700c. A 38 and 42 They look fun.


https://teravail.com/tires/rampart#TR7299
08-31-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Hmmm

Another maybe funny question. As someone that...

Another maybe funny question. As someone that only rides with an iPhone, no computer, how does everyone time these out? Are you setting alarms every interval? Looking at the time? Or does everyone...
08-29-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Hmmm

Cool. That'll be great. I have a closed loop...

Cool. That'll be great. I have a closed loop close by I can hit on Wednesday mornings for 2x20s and a place I can ride some single track and end up at another closed loop to finish off with 4x8s on...
08-29-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Hmmm

Little Time For Training

I'm new to 'cross racing. Having raced my first and only race last fall I'm excited to give it a go again this fall. I'm wanting to do a few races. As I've read here it looks as if 2 x 20's are the...
08-29-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,492
Posted By Hmmm

Terra Speed looks awesome. I wonder how it rolls...

Terra Speed looks awesome. I wonder how it rolls compared to Maxxis Ramblers
08-27-19, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Hmmm

Should be awesome! I don't see anything wrong...

Should be awesome! I don't see anything wrong with it.
08-27-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,512
Posted By Hmmm

Get the 1x Aspero! Plenty of gearing for hills...

Get the 1x Aspero! Plenty of gearing for hills and more tire clearance and options than the Trek. The Trek is less of a do it all bike. The Aspero can do everything the Trek can plus a lot more.
...
08-27-19, 04:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,746
Posted By Hmmm

If you guys are looking to blame any rebranded...

If you guys are looking to blame any rebranded Gravel King tire, Volummy by Sim Works are rebranded Gravel Kings. But they sure are beautiful.
08-08-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,088
Posted By Hmmm

Hahah no way. Really? What design compromises?

Hahah no way. Really? What design compromises?
08-08-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,088
Posted By Hmmm

A major plus for me on the TCX was tire...

A major plus for me on the TCX was tire clearance.

Out of curiosity does anyone else know what other 'cross bikes can fit 45mm tires?
08-06-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,757
Posted By Hmmm

Surrounding area of Paris is pretty flat. Single...

Surrounding area of Paris is pretty flat. Single track and fire roads are smooth and soft. It's a dream. Coming from Salt Lake City, Utah, where it's either straight up or flat into the desert. Paris...
08-06-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,088
Posted By Hmmm

I have a carbon TCX with Apex 1x. I feel it is...

I have a carbon TCX with Apex 1x. I feel it is similar to the SuperX. I ride it for road, gravel, and smooth single track. I love it. I think you'll love a SuperX.
07-28-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,908
Posted By Hmmm

Super clever video marketing the bike. I loved...

Super clever video marketing the bike. I loved every bit.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=120&v=yJnZ0IsByJI
07-22-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,908
Posted By Hmmm

Really good looking bike.

Really good looking bike.
07-10-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,881
Posted By Hmmm

What he said.

What he said.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 01:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,718
Posted By Hmmm

I think it can depend, but most often I avoid...

I think it can depend, but most often I avoid them. Here in Paris they have separated bus/taxi/bike lanes on some of the larger boulevards. Those are nice as they give you some room to move around...
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