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03-15-17, 05:40 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 73,230
Posted By KonaRider125

Looks great! Building a RLT 9 RDO myself with...

Looks great! Building a RLT 9 RDO myself with Stans Avions, waiting for SRAM 1x12 road.
02-14-17, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,058
Posted By KonaRider125

Alright guys got the shifting good, required...

Alright guys got the shifting good, required about an hour and a half of playing with B tension and cable adjustments! I got it just right now I think.

Happy ridding folks
02-14-17, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,058
Posted By KonaRider125

All checked out, still doesn't want to go into...

All checked out, still doesn't want to go into and stay in the 40 cog.
02-14-17, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,058
Posted By KonaRider125

I mis typed, I understand which limit screw...

I mis typed, I understand which limit screw adjusts which end of the limits on the RD. I've got everything setup according to what Park Tools website recommends and still no go.

My shifting WAS...
02-13-17, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,058
Posted By KonaRider125

Roadlink and 11-40 XT, help needed

I am unable to get shifting to work correctly with a Roadlink 11-40 XT setup. RD is Ultegra 6800 GS, shifters are Ultegra level hydro.

The problem is no matter what I do with the B tention...
02-13-17, 10:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,195
Posted By KonaRider125

I'm not saying the WTB Exposures are bad tires,...

I'm not saying the WTB Exposures are bad tires, over the routes I ride(rough chip sealed back roads littered with broken glass) they proved to be not durable enough. Most road tires would also likely...
02-11-17, 10:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,275
Posted By KonaRider125

Thats the holy grail of gravel bike bars right...

Thats the holy grail of gravel bike bars right there.
02-10-17, 11:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,195
Posted By KonaRider125

The MSO tubeless and G ones are both great tires,...

The MSO tubeless and G ones are both great tires, but as someone with experience with both I give the edge to the G Ones in terms of ride quality.

Going from the 34c Exposures to 38 G Ones makes...
02-07-17, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,195
Posted By KonaRider125

I ran the Clement MSO 36 tubeless for a few...

I ran the Clement MSO 36 tubeless for a few months, they were okay but in my opinion both the off-road traction and ride quality is much better on the G Ones. My experience with the G ones has been...
02-06-17, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,195
Posted By KonaRider125

Yep, I wanted to like the Exposures but they...

Yep, I wanted to like the Exposures but they proved to be not durable enough for my uses.

Also I think if your on a gravel/cross bike with big tire clearance the way to go is with a 35-40c tire...
02-06-17, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,195
Posted By KonaRider125

Two month update: WTB Exposure not recommended!...

Two month update: WTB Exposure not recommended! Lack durability, and have mediocre ride quality. Too expensive.

I ran the WTB Exposures for two months of long weekend rides, and experienced issues...
02-04-17, 10:58 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,990
Posted By KonaRider125

Have you looked into the new Niner RLT 9 RDO? The...

Have you looked into the new Niner RLT 9 RDO? The geometry is slightly more aggressive than their metal bikes.(I've got a aluminum RLT and its geometry is aggressive enough for fast/high performance...
02-03-17, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By KonaRider125

That's what I thought but figured I'd check with...

That's what I thought but figured I'd check with the experts first!
02-03-17, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By KonaRider125

XT 11-40 on 11 speed road hub?

Quick question, I'm about to install a XT 11-40 MTB cassette on my Stans Grail wheel with a 11 speed Shimano hub body.

Do I need to use the spacer for 10 speed cassettes that came with the wheels?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-17, 05:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,337
Posted By KonaRider125

Wear what is comfortable to you. If your not...

Wear what is comfortable to you. If your not racing or trying to KOM on Strava, it doesn't matter how aero you are.
02-01-17, 04:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,065
Posted By KonaRider125

Nice looking bikepacking bike for the money! ...

Nice looking bikepacking bike for the money!

Once your current drivetrain wears out, a SRAM 1x drivetrain/hydro brakes would take the bike to the next level. Maybe some lighter wheels like Stans...
02-01-17, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,054
Posted By KonaRider125

Have you looked into the Niner RDO carbon...

Have you looked into the Niner RDO carbon seatpost? Designed to flex enough to improve comfort while riding, next on my list of bike upgrades.
02-01-17, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,118
Posted By KonaRider125

I'm also going to buy the FSA 46/30 carbon cranks...

I'm also going to buy the FSA 46/30 carbon cranks for my RLT9 as soon as they are available. A 30 small ring paired with a 11-40 cassette would be optiminal climbing gears for adventure riding or...
01-31-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,531
Posted By KonaRider125

Anyone buy this bike yet or have a chance to test...

Anyone buy this bike yet or have a chance to test ride? I'd be very interested to hear how the ride quality compares to the aluminum RLT.
01-11-17, 09:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,531
Posted By KonaRider125

I've had a aluminum RLT 9 for about 6 months now,...

I've had a aluminum RLT 9 for about 6 months now, and its a awesome bike. The geometry is dialed in and the ride is quite comfortable, I am curios how much better the carbon model is going to be.
...
01-10-17, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,531
Posted By KonaRider125

New Niner RLT 9 RDO carbon gravel bike

Just released today, Niners new carbon gravel bike!!

RLT 9 RDO (http://www.ninerbikes.com/rlt9rdo)


This thing looks next level, what you guys think?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-17, 08:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,176
Posted By KonaRider125

Running tubeless, flat tires are greatly reduced....

Running tubeless, flat tires are greatly reduced. I went from getting about 1 flat tire every month or so running clinchers, to going the last 6 months without a single flat running tubeless. :thumb:
01-01-17, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,306
Posted By KonaRider125

I am running Ultegra 6800 hydro/mechanical, with...

I am running Ultegra 6800 hydro/mechanical, with 46/34 chainrings and a 11-36 with a Roadlink. I really like the setup but I wish a went with a 11-40 cassette instead.

I like the idea of 1x, but I...
01-01-17, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By KonaRider125

I use and am happy with the Sidi Buvel

I use and am happy with the Sidi Buvel
01-01-17, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,195
Posted By KonaRider125

I'll have to borrow a caliper from work, but I'll...

I'll have to borrow a caliper from work, but I'll try to get a measurement in the next couple days and post it here.
01-01-17, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,195
Posted By KonaRider125

You can get them for as low as $60 each on Amazon.

You can get them for as low as $60 each on Amazon.
12-25-16, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,062
Posted By KonaRider125

http://www.bikeforums.net/recreational-cyclocross-...

http://www.bikeforums.net/recreational-cyclocross-gravelbiking/1090542-wtb-exposure-700x34c-first-impressions.html
12-22-16, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By KonaRider125

A XD driver is a special hub body to accept SRAMs...

A XD driver is a special hub body to accept SRAMs wide range 10-42 cassettes, which is only available in 11 speed so it doesn't do you much good.
12-22-16, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By KonaRider125

Another option if the rear wheel you are using...

Another option if the rear wheel you are using accepts a XD driver is to get a SRAM 10-42 cassette for a little more top end speed.
12-20-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,381
Posted By KonaRider125

:thumb: Hard to beat the views on any of those...

:thumb: Hard to beat the views on any of those roads. The only thing I can add is try lowering your tire pressure a bit, possibly in the low to mid 30s for more traction.

Maybe experiment with...
12-18-16, 03:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,877
Posted By KonaRider125

Thanks for the replies, wow it looks like my...

Thanks for the replies, wow it looks like my options are limited.

I don't understand why Shimano can't offer a 105 level 46T outer chainring...
12-18-16, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,877
Posted By KonaRider125

46T chainring for 105 5800 crank?

I have a 105 5800 50/34 crank on my road bike, and would like to replace the 50T chainring with a 46T chainring. Does anyone know of any options out there that will work?

Thanks
12-17-16, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,761
Posted By KonaRider125

+1 My gravel bike came with a Ultegra 46/36 crank...

+1 My gravel bike came with a Ultegra 46/36 crank and for only about $10 I replaced the 36 chainring with a 34. Great combo. I'm a relatively fit cyclist and never spin out the 46/11 gear.
12-17-16, 03:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,381
Posted By KonaRider125

I live in your neck of the woods, SY Valley, what...

I live in your neck of the woods, SY Valley, what roads are you riding out of curiosity?
12-04-16, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,195
Posted By KonaRider125

I had the Schwalbe G One 700x35C on my bike for a...

I had the Schwalbe G One 700x35C on my bike for a few months and they are great tires if your riding is maybe 80 percent or more off road. They roll okay on pavement, but these WTB Exposures are...
12-04-16, 11:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,195
Posted By KonaRider125

Nothing noticeable, but I'll try some aggressive...

Nothing noticeable, but I'll try some aggressive pavement cornering on my ride today and see.
12-03-16, 08:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,195
Posted By KonaRider125

WTB Exposure 700x34C- First Impressions

I recently purchased the relatively new WTB Exposure 700x34C tubeless tires for my gravel/adventure bike. I thought I would share my initial impressions of these tires as I believe they are a...
11-27-16, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,011
Posted By KonaRider125

Look into the Stans Grail comp wheelset, these...

Look into the Stans Grail comp wheelset, these are some of the best disc road wheels you can get in the $600 price range.


Grail Comp (http://www.notubes.com/Grail-Comp-P1889.aspx)
11-26-16, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,782
Posted By KonaRider125

I had the G Ones 35 on my Niner RLT 9 and they...

I had the G Ones 35 on my Niner RLT 9 and they were excellent tires. Didn't have a single flat or tire related issue in the 4 months I was using them, they rolled well on pavement and seemed to grip...
11-15-16, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,569
Posted By KonaRider125

I've got a Roadlink and run a 11-36 with a...

I've got a Roadlink and run a 11-36 with a Ultegra GS. Its my understanding you can also run a 11-40 cassette.
11-14-16, 09:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,856
Posted By KonaRider125

I have to agree with you, most stock gravel bikes...

I have to agree with you, most stock gravel bikes come with gearing that is better suited to cyclocross racing than gravel or adventure riding.

My Niner RLT 9 came with 46/36 chainrings and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,387
Posted By KonaRider125

If you have a bright day time visible taillight...

If you have a bright day time visible taillight on your bike(no excuse not to with the weight/price/performance ratio great on many taillights outs now), wear whatever you want.
11-09-16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,020
Posted By KonaRider125

Take a look at the Niner RLT 9 1 Star for $1500....

Take a look at the Niner RLT 9 1 Star for $1500. I've got the 4 Star build and absolutely love the bike.

Niner RLT 9 1 Star Tiagra Bike > Bikes > Cyclocross & Gravel Bikes | Jenson USA...
11-04-16, 11:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,829
Posted By KonaRider125

Look into Wickwerks chainrings. They make 46/34...

Look into Wickwerks chainrings. They make 46/34 and 44/34 chainring combos for SRAM cranks
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-16, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By KonaRider125

In my experience Shimano hydro brake levers take...

In my experience Shimano hydro brake levers take much less effort to pull than Shimano mechanical brakes.
10-29-16, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,755
Posted By KonaRider125

I currently run Clement MSO 36c tires tubeless at...

I currently run Clement MSO 36c tires tubeless at 40 PSI front and 45 PSI rear for general multi surface riding riding. I'd go 10 PSI or so lower for rough off road riding. About 200 LBS of rider,...
10-25-16, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,703
Posted By KonaRider125

Waiting for SRAM 12 speed eTap 1x as well :D

Waiting for SRAM 12 speed eTap 1x as well :D
10-23-16, 10:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,231
Posted By KonaRider125

The Niner RLT is a really nice bike for multi...

The Niner RLT is a really nice bike for multi surface riding. I ended up going with the RLT 9 simply because I liked the bike and it was designed just for the kind of riding I want to do, taking the...
10-22-16, 10:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,231
Posted By KonaRider125

Take a look at the Pivot Vault, looks close to...

Take a look at the Pivot Vault, looks close to road geo's with 40mm+ tire clearance.

I've been riding a Niner RLT 9 for the past 6 months, great bike and very close to road geometry as well...
10-21-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By KonaRider125

I often ride in remote area with no cell...

I often ride in remote area with no cell reception, and take several precautions with my bike and my repair gear. I replace both chain and tires well before they are completely worn out. I also carry...
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