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Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-16, 02:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 430
Posted By dk2ck

Specialized MoFlo Cap Top Removable?

Hi all,

This is a pretty silly question but does anyone know if the new Specialized Purist MoFlo caps have removable nozzles? Ex: Specialized Bicycle Components...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-15, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,144,190
Posted By dk2ck

That makes a lot of sense. Thanks!

That makes a lot of sense. Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-15, 12:11 AM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,144,190
Posted By dk2ck

So apparently I'm not very observant because I...

So apparently I'm not very observant because I just noticed that my 2014 CAAD10 came with a small round hole on the seat tube. It's facing the rear wheel, about front derailleur height. Does anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-14, 04:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,159
Posted By dk2ck

The 6800 on my new CAAD 10 is stunning. Super...

The 6800 on my new CAAD 10 is stunning. Super light action, short throw, pretty much immediate shifts. I love it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-14, 05:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,051
Posted By dk2ck

While we're talking about Bikesdirect, I do think...

While we're talking about Bikesdirect, I do think this "Condor" is a pretty awesome deal. I have a hard time finding any anecdotal evidence of the quality though.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-14, 01:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,826
Posted By dk2ck

I though I was the only one who liked the white...

I though I was the only one who liked the white one. It's so much more fun than the all black.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-13, 02:13 AM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,144,190
Posted By dk2ck

Nice! What size is that?

Nice! What size is that?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-13, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,144,190
Posted By dk2ck

It turns out that Cannondale won't have these in...

It turns out that Cannondale won't have these in a 48 cm until December 23rd. Being short sucks sometimes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-13, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,144,190
Posted By dk2ck

Does anyone's LBS have the white/blue/red 2014...

Does anyone's LBS have the white/blue/red 2014 CAAD 3 Ultegra in stock yet? I've been looking around for one with no luck. I called a few local shops and they aren't too sure when they'll get their...
10-09-12, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,056,674
Posted By dk2ck

Scrod, do you know of any "quick-release" front...

Scrod, do you know of any "quick-release" front fenders? I guess the front-fender equivalent of the SKS xtra-dry.
...
09-01-12, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 589,086
Posted By dk2ck

The Fizik road shoes they have right now are a...

The Fizik road shoes they have right now are a great deal.
08-20-12, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 616,669
Posted By dk2ck

One-of-a-kind Teschner frame made out of Easton...

One-of-a-kind Teschner frame made out of Easton SC7000 tubing. (Basically) full Dura-Ace 7800.

http://oi50.tinypic.com/2m35l7d.jpg

Would cut the steerer, but might be trading forks with a...
06-07-12, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 616,669
Posted By dk2ck

So good!

So good!
06-06-12, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 5,035,347
Posted By dk2ck

http://distilleryimage10.instagram.com/35aed92eaf5...

http://distilleryimage10.instagram.com/35aed92eaf5911e1b00112313800c5e4_7.jpg

Velocity A23s to Ultegra 6700 hubs. For the road build...
05-31-12, 10:03 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 1,037,340
Posted By dk2ck

Ruh roh. Bad news for my wallet. A friend of...

Ruh roh. Bad news for my wallet.

A friend of mine bought a Brooks saddle today. B17 Narrow. Gorgeous saddle, I really want to splurge on one now...
04-23-12, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,056,674
Posted By dk2ck

Bummer... thanks for looking! I would imagine...

Bummer... thanks for looking! I would imagine there isn't a way to use a 1 1/8" fork on a 1" head tube, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-12, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By dk2ck

Bummer... the Nashbar one looks similar, but I...

Bummer... the Nashbar one looks similar, but I imagine the quality isn't on par with ENVE stuff. Does anyone have any other suggestions?
04-23-12, 01:03 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,056,674
Posted By dk2ck

Dear Scrod, This is a road forum cross post,...

Dear Scrod,

This is a road forum cross post, but I was hoping you could help me out. Do you know of a fork similar to the ENVE Road 2.0 fork (http://www.enve.com/forks/2.0.aspx) that comes with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-12, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By dk2ck

1" Carbon Forks

Hi guys,

I was hoping maybe you could help me out. Does anyone know of a fork similar to the ENVE Road 2.0 fork (http://www.enve.com/forks/2.0.aspx) that comes with a 1" steerer? So some sort of...
04-10-12, 02:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,823
Posted By dk2ck

Dura Ace 7800, which are basically Shimano R540s....

Dura Ace 7800, which are basically Shimano R540s.

http://img2.spadout.org/s/34644.jpg
04-08-12, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 247,358
Posted By dk2ck

Should I buy a stock 2011 Specialized Allez...

Should I buy a stock 2011 Specialized Allez triple for $550?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-12, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,966
Posted By dk2ck

@Bacciagalupe: Being a college student, the...

@Bacciagalupe: Being a college student, the cheaper the better. Ideally I'd like to keep it around $1000 for a complete bike--however, I don't mind upgrading things over time. I guess the important...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-12, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,966
Posted By dk2ck

So in practice are they not comparable?

So in practice are they not comparable?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-12, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,966
Posted By dk2ck

I'm a little confused--it seems like there's a...

I'm a little confused--it seems like there's a lot of contrasting information. I am under the impression that the new Allez Comp and Evo have tapered headtubes and are marketed as having the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-12, 12:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,966
Posted By dk2ck

I found an 2011 Allez Double for around $600...

I found an 2011 Allez Double for around $600 complete. Is this a decent buy versus an S-Works E5 ~$900 (seems like they're usually old Ultegra groups)? I don't know if I'll really be able to flex...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-12, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,966
Posted By dk2ck

I was looking at an A1 Allez frame. Are the E5...

I was looking at an A1 Allez frame. Are the E5 frames that much stiffer than the A1 frames?

Thanks for the advice!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-12, 10:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,966
Posted By dk2ck

Older Specialized S-Works E5 vs Specialized Allez

Hey guys,

I hate to ask the "Is _______ better than _______?" question, but I'm in a bit of a dilemma. I've been looking around for my first road bike (I have a fixed gear that I've put many miles...
03-29-12, 02:07 AM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 247,358
Posted By dk2ck

I've been looking at road bikes and I wanted to...

I've been looking at road bikes and I wanted to ask: should I shop new or used? I'm looking to stay somewhere inbetween $1000-$1500, but I'd like the most bike for my buck. As far as used models go,...
03-21-12, 11:05 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,056,674
Posted By dk2ck

Sounds like a plan. Thanks for the help!

Sounds like a plan. Thanks for the help!
03-21-12, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,056,674
Posted By dk2ck

Do you have any suggestions as to things I should...

Do you have any suggestions as to things I should try to adjust? Or is it just something a mechanic he knows what he's doing should look at?
03-21-12, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,056,674
Posted By dk2ck

Scrod: My friend's V-brakes on her bike have...

Scrod:

My friend's V-brakes on her bike have been needing constant readjustment (re-centering). I feel like the brakes shouldn't have to be adjusted so frequently. Do you have any ideas on what...
03-12-12, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,325,363
Posted By dk2ck

@onetwentyeight: How are you liking the HED...

@onetwentyeight: How are you liking the HED Belgiums? I've been looking at them and Velocity A23s for my next wheelset.
02-22-12, 04:47 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 59,965
Posted By dk2ck

Shoot. Maybe it's time for me to jump on a 49cm...

Shoot. Maybe it's time for me to jump on a 49cm frameset before they sell out...
02-20-12, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 5,035,347
Posted By dk2ck

http://www.starbike.com/images/Fizik/2008/aliante_...

http://www.starbike.com/images/Fizik/2008/aliante_kium_black.jpg
Replies: 3,232
Views: 252,666
Posted By dk2ck

@ddeadserious:...

@ddeadserious: http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=188_482_1209&products_id=3748 Keirin brakes clamp onto the fork.

/notcarleton
02-08-12, 04:34 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 1,037,340
Posted By dk2ck

Whoops! Must have misread it--it was late. Sorry!...

Whoops! Must have misread it--it was late. Sorry! Regardless, riding the TOC brakeless is still really impressive. (Also kind of silly, but whatevz).
02-08-12, 03:59 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 1,037,340
Posted By dk2ck

To be fair, only two of them rode the TOC...

To be fair, only two of them rode the TOC brakeless. Hope your knees feel better soon.
Replies: 3,232
Views: 252,666
Posted By dk2ck

Dear Carleton, Are there any specific brands...

Dear Carleton,

Are there any specific brands of base layers you recommend? And also, do you recommend getting several kinds of base layers? (ie: one short sleeve, one sleeveless. Or one short...
Forum: Commuting
02-02-12, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,574
Posted By dk2ck

Alternatives to Two Fish Flashlight Holder?

Hey guys,

A while back I purchased a Two-Fish flashlight holder to use with a tactical flashlight I own but unfortunately the mount on the holder is too small to fit the diameter of the...
01-30-12, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 247,358
Posted By dk2ck

Trying to shop used--so IDEALLY the price...

Trying to shop used--so IDEALLY the price difference wouldn't be (too) huge. Just trying to see if the carbon rails are worth the extra money or not. My Arione right now is one of the old titanium...
01-30-12, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 247,358
Posted By dk2ck

Should I go for an Aliante Gamma (which has K:ium...

Should I go for an Aliante Gamma (which has K:ium rails) or an Aliante Carbon? I'm pretty light (120 lbs) so I don't think I need to worry about the strength of the rails...
01-23-12, 09:47 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 145,271
Posted By dk2ck

:O Are you replacing it with something?

:O Are you replacing it with something?
01-17-12, 07:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,310
Posted By dk2ck

@Blaise: I'm a big fan of leather wearing in, but...

@Blaise: I'm a big fan of leather wearing in, but the blogger said that the tape turned into that after a week, which is kind of crazy in my opinion. (Plus the honey turned into what looks like a...
01-17-12, 03:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,310
Posted By dk2ck

This is the zombie flesh I was talking about:...

This is the zombie flesh I was talking about: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_HfCgak23Wtw/RmBPb3xbeVI/AAAAAAAAAMw/3rHk-6VUrws/s1600/shellac3.JPG

From here:...
01-16-12, 06:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,310
Posted By dk2ck

Gorgeous. Thanks, guys! Has anyone else had...

Gorgeous. Thanks, guys! Has anyone else had problems with the color of their Brooks tape fading?
01-15-12, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,310
Posted By dk2ck

That looks gorgeous! Thanks for the pictures. Is...

That looks gorgeous! Thanks for the pictures. Is the leather quality similar between the Brooks tape and the Handlebra tape? Also, do you have any pictures of the aged tape? Thanks again.
01-15-12, 12:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,310
Posted By dk2ck

Brooks Bar Tape

I've been looking at buying some perforated Brooks bar tape and I'd love to see some examples of them on bikes. So if you use it, post some pictures, please!

Also, how well does the tape wear in?...
Replies: 3,232
Views: 252,666
Posted By dk2ck

Dear Carleton, Is it possible to reuse Fizik...

Dear Carleton,

Is it possible to reuse Fizik Microtex bar tape?
Replies: 3,232
Views: 252,666
Posted By dk2ck

Thanks for the reply, Carleton. Are there any...

Thanks for the reply, Carleton. Are there any solutions other than "buy a second pair of shoes that fit"?
Replies: 3,232
Views: 252,666
Posted By dk2ck

Dear Carleton, I have road shoes (SPD-SL...

Dear Carleton,

I have road shoes (SPD-SL cleats) and I'm having trouble adjusting one of my cleats. I have the left cleat as far back as possible and the it still feels like the ball of my foot is...
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