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12-09-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By Trav1s

That was a big lesson for me. Local store was...

That was a big lesson for me. Local store was going out of business and I picked up a cute Hello Kitty bike for my daughter. She did OK on it untll... While on vacation, she used a Trek Precaliber...
12-06-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By Trav1s

I'd say value is less than if original due to the...

I'd say value is less than if original due to the conversion. I think it looks sweet.
12-04-22, 04:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By Trav1s

https://www.marinbikes.com/bikes/2023-muirwoods#bu...

https://www.marinbikes.com/bikes/2023-muirwoods#buy

Might be worth considering or spend some time on Marin's site and see what the offer.
12-03-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

The Quick, along with the other bikes, are stored...

The Quick, along with the other bikes, are stored for the winter. If I'm lucky I get two cars in the garage. I'm still hoping to do some upgrades over the winter but that's going to wait until...
12-03-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Trav1s

You can see more details on my Quick 1 thread:...

You can see more details on my Quick 1 thread: https://www.bikeforums.net/hybrid-bicycles/1250046-cannondale-quick-1-disc.html
12-02-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Trav1s

Welcome! Here's my experiences over the...

Welcome!

Here's my experiences over the past several years...

Tested multiple new bikes before lucking into my current Quick 1. Most of my testers were lower end bikes with larger tires...
11-29-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By Trav1s

Yes the 6 with the 105 groupset. The original...

Yes the 6 with the 105 groupset. The original poster has some solid options, especially if the $ can be upped a bit.
11-28-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By Trav1s

And I am considering one for myself...

And I am considering one for myself...
11-28-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By Trav1s

And in the US there is another $100 for shipping...

And in the US there is another $100 for shipping and tax. Great option for sure.
11-27-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By Trav1s

First suggestion:...

First suggestion: https://www.marinbikes.com/bikes/2023-presidio-1

More relaxed: https://www.marinbikes.com/bikes/2023-kentfield-1#buy

The Cannondale Quick6 is showing a closeout sale: ...
11-19-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,001
Posted By Trav1s

Exactly! I'm not a big guy and that makes a huge...

Exactly! I'm not a big guy and that makes a huge difference with transportation and storage. I loved the Hardrock but the M2 is a feather...
11-18-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,001
Posted By Trav1s

I never even considered the tools to swap the...

I never even considered the tools to swap the fork in the equation. That makes the old CrMo Treks or Specialized bike look even more appealing. It defintely rode nice but was too small for me and...
11-18-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,001
Posted By Trav1s

That being said - an mid 90's Hardrock plus new...

That being said - an mid 90's Hardrock plus new tires and derailuer upgrade gave me a capable singletrack bike for not much cash. Installing the 2.25" tires made a world of difference when...
11-18-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,001
Posted By Trav1s

My first thought was to pick up a 90's steel...

My first thought was to pick up a 90's steel frame mountain bike and spend some time on it. Even short travel forks do make a difference on basic singletrack. Your bike and your call.
11-17-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

I've sat with both options and looking at the...

I've sat with both options and looking at the numbers helped. I'll just give the Quick 1 some love and save the difference for the Litespeed dream bike. By that time my daughter will likely be tall...
11-16-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

Here are the raw numbers next to each other. ...

Here are the raw numbers next to each other. Numbers are in MM

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/541x592/comp_63f6fa6d3e29bc0f12d27b61fce8ce1b2100fe91.png
11-16-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

Here are screen shots of the specs ...

Here are screen shots of the specs

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/777x1000/quick_geometry_0eb5866cfc4406b694ef8b8955fa37556570a869.jpeg...
11-16-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

I have looked at them and will post them in the...

I have looked at them and will post them in the thread later today.
11-15-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

He's doing more research and found this on...

He's doing more research and found this on ******:

"I have a 6 and itís a great bike. I agree with the other commenter that the ultegra group set with the 7 is overkill. That being said, unless...
11-15-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

So the guy who cannot leave good enough alone is...

So the guy who cannot leave good enough alone is thinking about the list of items he wants to purchase and swap onto this bike. He decided to total up the total cost of the parts. Same guy sees that...
11-15-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Trav1s

This seems more like a mechanic/fitting question...

This seems more like a mechanic/fitting question than this group. That being said, I think you answered your own questions with the provided facts. If you can't find replacement parts for your...
11-13-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By Trav1s

I'm curious about the bike as I have not heard of...

I'm curious about the bike as I have not heard of the brand until you posted about it. Me thinks the Brits get many great bike options that never make it to the States.
11-12-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

Snow has arrived in central Ohio so the Q1 is...

Snow has arrived in central Ohio so the Q1 is moving to the basement for the over winter clean up and parts swap. Iím holding out for a Black Friday sale to purchase the upgraded bottom bracketÖ who...
11-11-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By Trav1s

If you would not mind, start a thread like my...

If you would not mind, start a thread like my Quick 1 and share your experience with us.
11-08-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By Trav1s

I'm another fan of Ergon GP series and used the...

I'm another fan of Ergon GP series and used the GP4 on my Quick1.

My biking friends would ask this question: Are you holding tight on the grips? Have you considered turning the grips so the...
11-08-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By Trav1s

So the Trek is out? FX3 was nice but the jump to...

So the Trek is out? FX3 was nice but the jump to FX4 was noticable. There's also plenty of room for larger tires and they are no slouches either. But the FX is not as sporty as the Quick 1/2/3. My...
11-08-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

1x v/s 2x = bigger jumps between gears which is...

1x v/s 2x = bigger jumps between gears which is noticeable if you are a person who spins instead of grinding through. I'm a spinner (not a big guy) so I find the gear jumps on the Quick 1 to be...
11-08-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

Feel free to post up any questions and I'll do...

Feel free to post up any questions and I'll do what I can to help find clarity or confusion in the decision making process. :roflmao:
11-08-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

For those who are curious, I took the online...

For those who are curious, I took the online numbers I could find and came up with this information when I made the above post.

2018 Quick 1 - 10.6 kilos or 23.4 lbs (used 24 to consider all the...
11-07-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

I've had the bike on maintained singletrack with...

I've had the bike on maintained singletrack with the original 700x30c Spicer K-Guards and it did fine. It was not very comfortable but ridable. I tried it on unpacked crushed limestone trail also...
11-06-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

I was using online numbers and have not weighed...

I was using online numbers and have not weighed my Q1 so it might be less than the 24lbs I was figuring since mine is a medium. The RL7 is just over 20lbs.

Lots to consider...
11-05-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,505
Posted By Trav1s

Thanks for your input. The Cherohala is pretty...

Thanks for your input. The Cherohala is pretty close to my current bike which is interesting to me. I can definitely see the road bike design in the Roadlite.
11-05-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,505
Posted By Trav1s

I've been curious to hear the difference in the...

I've been curious to hear the difference in the riding position between the Roadlites and Cherohalas. Any thoughts?
11-04-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

If I had the play money something like this would...

If I had the play money something like this would be tempting:
...
11-04-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

Somewhere in between the two would be good with...

Somewhere in between the two would be good with me. I'm not a fan of monochromatic and never have been. 28 years of marriage to an art major reminds me that color value and contrast are important...
11-03-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Trav1s

Some people like tahrs instead of tires or...

Some people like tahrs instead of tires or tyres...
11-03-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,065
Posted By Trav1s

I really enjoy singletrack as it is a change of...

I really enjoy singletrack as it is a change of pace and scenery for me. I did a couple singletrack rides on my Quick 1 but it felt out of place to me. I picked up an old Hardrock, made some...
11-02-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,245
Posted By Trav1s

I appreciate the changes you are making. I'm in...

I appreciate the changes you are making. I'm in a similar place with my Cannondale Quick 1... If I like the bike then I'll make the additions as I go. Why? Because I can. ;-)
Forum: Want To Buy
11-01-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By Trav1s

Another option: ...

Another option:
https://www.canyon.com/en-us/gravel-bikes/bike-packing/grizl/al/grizl-6/2844.html?dwvar_2844_pv_rahmenfarbe=GN%2FBK
Forum: Want To Buy
11-01-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By Trav1s

Marin also came to mind as I read the original...

Marin also came to mind as I read the original post and these ticks many of the boxes. I'm thinking the Nicasio would be the best option:

Aluminum...
10-31-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By Trav1s

Sardines nailed it. I've been eying a Roadlite...

Sardines nailed it. I've been eying a Roadlite with the current sale but my hesitation is that it will be more aggressive than I want in a flat bar. But the bike with Ultegra or 105 is a bargain...
10-28-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 51,086
Posted By Trav1s

It seems appropriate to share at the current sale...

It seems appropriate to share at the current sale knocks $300 off the Roadlite 7 with the Ultregra and $200 off the Roadlite 6 with 105. With shipping the 105 comes in right about $1000 which seems...
10-26-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By Trav1s

Add in they have a sale going on right now. The...

Add in they have a sale going on right now. The Roadlite 7 is calling me...
10-23-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

Im not a fan of the matte finish. My first step...

Im not a fan of the matte finish. My first step will be some light polishing compound and then cleaner/wax. Im hoping that would bring some shine and make it easier to the beauty of the color.
10-22-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

We got a bonus late fall day here in central Ohio...

We got a bonus late fall day here in central Ohio - 73 degrees and tolerable winds. This was my longest ride of the season at just over 15 miles challenged my self to ride 4 miles further than my...
10-17-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,133
Posted By Trav1s

Managed to cover a few miles over the weekend...

Managed to cover a few miles over the weekend with the Q1. The wife and I rode the same trail that is in the previous post with my daughter. We had a beautiful fall day with almost 7 miles filled...
10-08-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By Trav1s

Im here to contribute to the original thread but...

Im here to contribute to the original thread but additional comments made my morning. :lol:

Definitely look into media blasting and soda or walnut shells would be a good choice as they remove...
10-04-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By Trav1s

Great reminder! The seat tub cage is more...

Great reminder! The seat tub cage is more difficult to access due to the space between the cage and top tube. Part of that is frame design and part is frame size - I ride a medium FWIW
09-29-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By Trav1s

Wisdom right there!

Wisdom right there!
Forum: Introductions
09-29-22, 03:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Trav1s

Welcome (back)! There are a quite a few Central...

Welcome (back)! There are a quite a few Central Ohio people on the forum. I am probably the newest - just moved back after nearly 20 years away.
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