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Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By Canker

Running more gear than you need isn't going to...

Running more gear than you need isn't going to hurt you any

11-34
07-10-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 940
Posted By Canker

After having my bike ripped off the roof TWICE on...

After having my bike ripped off the roof TWICE on my own street by cable lines that had been knocked loose by garbage trucks I'm a hitch man all the way.

I went with the 1up but I use my rack all...
07-03-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Canker

https://www.amazon.com/SHIMANO-Centerlock-6-Bolt-R...

https://www.amazon.com/SHIMANO-Centerlock-6-Bolt-Rotor-Adapter/dp/B07C46RHYT
you don't have to buy new rotors if you already have nice rotors.
07-02-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,025
Posted By Canker

Had to go other since both my mtn bikes a...

Had to go other since both my mtn bikes a hardtail and full squish have 140mm of travel and don't fit into cross country or general. My cross bike might be able to do everything but it isn't nearly...
07-01-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By Canker

I have some podium XC and don't really have any...

I have some podium XC and don't really have any foggy issues. On mtb rides if I stop for awhile they fog a bit but clear up again as soon as I start moving.
07-01-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 346
Posted By Canker

chain catcher

chain catcher
06-29-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 723
Posted By Canker

A frame with boost spacing and a tapered headtube

A frame with boost spacing and a tapered headtube
06-26-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By Canker

the most important thing is being overlooked ...

the most important thing is being overlooked

the Grade is way sexier
06-23-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By Canker

https://www.pinkbike.com/news/absoluteblack-claim-...

https://www.pinkbike.com/news/absoluteblack-claim-to-have-created-the-worlds-fastest-and-most-durable-chain-lube.html
Only peasants use anything less
06-23-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Canker

or just buy a sunrace 12 speed cassette that uses...

or just buy a sunrace 12 speed cassette that uses the standard style freehub body
06-18-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By Canker

https://www.amazon.com/ISC-Racers-Tape-HT2128-Tran...

https://www.amazon.com/ISC-Racers-Tape-HT2128-Transparent/dp/B000TPC7HU/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=helicopter+tape&qid=1592492132&sr=8-2
06-13-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Canker

1. it depends on the post but most of the time...

1. it depends on the post but most of the time no.
2. it depends on the post some you can just physically pull back up
Most of time if they fail you are going to be stuck either with the post up,...
06-11-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By Canker

No you can't run 27.5 tires on 26 inch rims

No you can't run 27.5 tires on 26 inch rims
06-10-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Canker

ISC Racerstape You can look it up on amazon,...

ISC Racerstape You can look it up on amazon, comes in a bunch of different sizes. Tons of reviews you can read through most of which are bike people.

Now for areas that take a heavy beating on...
06-09-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Canker

You don't need a new wheel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You...

You don't need a new wheel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You just need to run a shimano 11-34 or wider range 11 speed cassette. The 11-32 and narrower 11 speed cassettes are the ones that require a wider...
06-07-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Canker

Just use an 11-34 11 speed shimano cassette and...

Just use an 11-34 11 speed shimano cassette and you will be fine. They are made to fit the older style freehub.
06-07-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By Canker

I think you are optimistic on your used pricing...

I think you are optimistic on your used pricing and upgrading things that won't really make a big difference. Google those parts and see what they can actually be bought for new from chainreactions...
06-05-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Canker

"There is no way to turn the clutch off or lock...

"There is no way to turn the clutch off or lock the RD"
Or lock
06-05-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Canker

I bought from the same place a few months ago to...

I bought from the same place a few months ago to upgrade my hardtail's 1x10 sram non-clutch setup. I went with the box one 11-46 setup though since my other bike is a shimano XT 11-42 and didn't...
06-04-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By Canker

or you swap your chainrings for subcompact 46/30...

or you swap your chainrings for subcompact 46/30 and change your cassette to something wider
06-03-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Canker

First up do you have a receiver/hitch already? ...

First up do you have a receiver/hitch already? If yes is it a 2" or 1 1/4? You want a 2" if you are thinking about carrying 4 bikes.
06-02-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Canker

Cheapest is probably the Powerpod Next up would...

Cheapest is probably the Powerpod
Next up would be Stages or Piiii if they make one for the Praxis Alba
06-01-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By Canker

My used hardtail mtn bike came with road bike bar...

My used hardtail mtn bike came with road bike bar tape on it's chainstay and it looks pretty snazzy. My full suspension has built on protection but I filled in some gaps with 3m mastic tape. I've...
05-31-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 481
Posted By Canker

The absolute black 46/30 fits 4 bolt cranks and...

The absolute black 46/30 fits 4 bolt cranks and is more expensive than a whole GRX crank. I have the AB 46/30 rings on my 105 crank and if I were doing it now I'd just get a GRX 48/31 crankset and a...
05-28-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By Canker

Coming from the sane mountain bike world and not...

Coming from the sane mountain bike world and not the nutty road biker world we flip them ;)

And that is with hydraulic disc brakes OMG!!!!!!!! The whole flipping hydraulic disc brakes being bad...
05-28-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By Canker

If I were spending that kind of money on a...

If I were spending that kind of money on a wheelset I don't think having to spend another $30 for a hub conversion kit would be that big of a deal.
05-26-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 934
Posted By Canker

Well given gearing unless there is some fitment...

Well given gearing unless there is some fitment issue it is a no brainer. 105 topstone, you are gaining a lot of PROs for $50 with the only minor CON being the lack of a clutched RD. A clutched RD...
05-26-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By Canker

Need some more info. If you are running a road...

Need some more info. If you are running a road bike cassette you will have to go with a shimano 11-34 or larger. 11-32 and smaller 11 speed road cassettes won't fit on the older freehub bodies.
05-26-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 934
Posted By Canker

What is the gearing on both? What kind of gear...

What is the gearing on both? What kind of gear range do you need? Are you willing to spend a bit more money to put wider range gearing on the 105 bike? I'm not looking but I'm assuming the 105...
05-23-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 537
Posted By Canker

You don't NEED a special tool for any of those...

You don't NEED a special tool for any of those things. The only thing that is kind of a PITA without one is the star nut.
Crown race removal tool = hammer and a flat head screw driver. Most forks...
05-20-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,002
Posted By Canker

A 2" receiver will work with either a 2" or a 1...

A 2" receiver will work with either a 2" or a 1 1/4 rack so there is no reason not to get a 2" if you have the option. Pretty much every 1 1/4 rack will come with an adapter to put in it a 2"...
05-20-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By Canker

A 9 speed shimano mountain bike RD will work.

A 9 speed shimano mountain bike RD will work.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,653
Posted By Canker

https://store.stagescycling.com/closeout-cosmetic-...

https://store.stagescycling.com/closeout-cosmetic-blems
As far as I know shimano hasn't changed their spline interface so it doesn't have to be a r7000 and match. Just has to be the same length.
05-17-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By Canker

Jump on facebook marketplace and craiglist....

Jump on facebook marketplace and craiglist. People buy these things and use them for one winter and discover how much riding on them sucks. Then they put them in a closet never to see the light of...
05-17-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Canker

Read up on the Powerpod on DC's site. That is...

Read up on the Powerpod on DC's site. That is about the only option that is easy to swap and cheap but last time I looked into it it wasn't great for MTBing.
...
05-12-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Canker

Shimano made a mtn bike 2x11 setup using a 11-40...

Shimano made a mtn bike 2x11 setup using a 11-40 cassette option for XC racers so you aren't really pushing it much over the recommended going 10-42. As for why not use it? Because when mtn biking...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By Canker

That is why I pointed out the 11-34 cassette to...

That is why I pointed out the 11-34 cassette to avoid the new wheelset.

As for the carbon fiber issue. It isn't like carbon fiber goes bad just because it is a few years old. I'm sitting here...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By Canker

Guess I'll go against the grain. I'm more of a...

Guess I'll go against the grain. I'm more of a mtn biker not a roadie so I'm not an authority here but.......

Road bikes haven't really changed that much and aren't beaten to death usually unlike...
05-08-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,218
Posted By Canker

I hit the trails every now and again when I'm out...

I hit the trails every now and again when I'm out road riding just for fun. I don't hit the crazy trails or do it when it is muddy and it is a cross bike but still running 28mm slicks while in road...
05-08-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,218
Posted By Canker

If it were just about protection you would wear...

If it were just about protection you would wear leather and pads while road bike. That crap is super dangerous :)
05-07-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,218
Posted By Canker

I usually wear baggies but screw it if it is...

I usually wear baggies but screw it if it is super hot out I have no problem rocking just padded shorts. As I said before I wear roadie jerseys because they fit tighter which means they breath...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By Canker

Not really most of the rollers I come across I...

Not really most of the rollers I come across I don't hit 30+ on but yeah on the ones I do I coast, doesn't bother me. When I bought the absolute black 46/30 rings for my 105 cranks that was about the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By Canker

It isn't really but I guess that depends on where...

It isn't really but I guess that depends on where you live and fitness. I live in Wv and spend maybe 0.034764% of my average rides at speeds over 30mph and I just coast when I spin out at 33ish mph....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 637
Posted By Canker

Five Tens are pretty much the standard flat pedal...

Five Tens are pretty much the standard flat pedal shoe. Many many options.
05-06-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By Canker

I sold off my beater franken bike 2008 surly...

I sold off my beater franken bike 2008 surly karate monkey two weeks ago. I bought it many years ago used thinking I'd like to try out a rigid and single speed mtn bike but I ended up not riding it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By Canker

or even sub compact with rings from absolute...

or even sub compact with rings from absolute black
https://absoluteblack.cc/oval-road-chainrings-30-46-and-32-48-for-110-4bcd/

You can get a road link if you want to keep your current RD....
05-05-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Canker

Helicopter tape is great but if you want...

Helicopter tape is great but if you want something for areas that takes a heavy beating I use 3m mastic tape.
05-03-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,477
Posted By Canker

Well the nice thing about shimano brakes is they...

Well the nice thing about shimano brakes is they are super easy to bleed if you do have issues. Avid/Sram on the other hand are a PITA.
05-01-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By Canker

This isn't a warranty issue. Get some carbon...

This isn't a warranty issue. Get some carbon paste and clean all the grease off the post and from the frame.

If the seatpost is smaller than it is suppose to be you would know it. It would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 779
Posted By Canker

People worry about this stuff way to much. ...

People worry about this stuff way to much. Hanging it upside down, sideways, vertical whatever it doesn't hurt anything. At worst you have to pull the lever a few times to get them to feel right...
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