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Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,712
Posted By WhyFi

So when someone cites an off-the-wall absurdity...

So when someone cites an off-the-wall absurdity as an excuse, we're supposed to swallow it because they've ridden more miles than us? I might buy your line of reasoning, but you're going to have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By tedder987

OP here. A local shop got in a 58 and built it up...

OP here. A local shop got in a 58 and built it up so I could try it. I think why the reviewers said it was lower up front is because there are 2 different duckbill spacers (not your normal spacers)...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 515,791
Posted By jim dandy

Black with some French accents

Finished this one in April for a fellow rider Ö
JD
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 809
Posted By PeteHski

Personally I would just remove the valve core and...

Personally I would just remove the valve core and top up with some fresh sealant (of the same type), leaving the old sealant in there. The only time I would consider cleaning out the old sealant is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 515,791
Posted By malcala622

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 515,791
Posted By easyupbug

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,923
Posted By MattTheHat

Too late, they replacements arrived today. At...

Too late, they replacements arrived today. At that price, though, I'll go ahead and order another pair! I'd like to put a pair on my Roubaix. Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-22, 03:48 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 515,791
Posted By Kai Winters

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 515,791
Posted By jim dandy

Black Bike Ö

Ok,
Here goes Ö
JD

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 515,791
Posted By funbuffalo24

Dude, that triple ring Serotta is gorgeous.

Dude, that triple ring Serotta is gorgeous.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,254
Posted By TennBent

That paint job is absolutely phenomenal! What a...

That paint job is absolutely phenomenal! What a gorgeous frame! Please, do post photos of the completed bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,254
Posted By cxwrench

Holy ****! That guy can paint! Very nice.

Holy ****! That guy can paint! Very nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,254
Posted By RNAV

That looks great! Please post pics once you've...

That looks great! Please post pics once you've got it built.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,254
Posted By Bald Paul

Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,254
Posted By Tomm Willians

My Military Wilier is done !

Just got these pics of my 2006 Wilier Imperiale from Tommy Oí Designs showing my finished bike !! Now to get it back together and on the road !...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,923
Posted By biglmbass

FrankTuna What size are the ones on your Roubaix?...

FrankTuna What size are the ones on your Roubaix? Also, what wheels are those? TIA
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-22, 12:26 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,827
Posted By VegasJen

It's just what I want to do. No other reason...

It's just what I want to do. No other reason than that. Well, maybe a little denying my age. I'm on the wrong side of 50 and fighting it with everything I have. I enjoy riding, but it's just one...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,760
Posted By msu2001la

This thread is amazing. The immediate response...

This thread is amazing. The immediate response with photos of the 18lb bike hanging from a scale... wow.

A couple of notable things about Matej Mohoric's bike from MSR - his dropper post had 60mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By tomato coupe

Next Thursday, mid afternoon.

Next Thursday, mid afternoon.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,626
Posted By Bald Paul

If FTP dictated what type of bike you should be...

If FTP dictated what type of bike you should be riding, I'd be on a 40+ lb Huffy single speed with coaster brake. I describe my bike (carbon fiber frame and wheels, aero bars, Di2) as a Ferrari with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,008
Posted By jaxgtr

Oh ok, yea when I was putting mine on, I noticed...

Oh ok, yea when I was putting mine on, I noticed I had a high spot near the valve hole and had to push it down a little more so it would be seated fully.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,008
Posted By jaxgtr

I suspect the core or the valve was a little...

I suspect the core or the valve was a little loose. I had this once and once I tightened up the core a little more, it resolved the issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,626
Posted By msu2001la

This bike looks awesome. I love the look and...

This bike looks awesome. I love the look and logos. I wonder if they have any plans to make a more "down market" version for the poors who can't afford Dura Ace?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,923
Posted By MattTheHat

Just an update. I'm about to hit 2,000 miles on...

Just an update. I'm about to hit 2,000 miles on these tires. I did have to add sealant a couple of weeks ago, but the tires appear to have many miles left in them. And I've had no ride-stopping...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,525
Posted By waters60

Pushing through horrendous cramps at 57 miles and...

Pushing through horrendous cramps at 57 miles and 5,000í into a 106 mile, 10,000í + ride and actually feeling good at the end.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,136
Posted By Zaskar

I thought it was your annual income divided by 3...

I thought it was your annual income divided by 3 plus your age.

Seriously though, this is all moot (some of it should be mute) until you're able to accurately measure your cadence. Yes - natural,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,136
Posted By WhyFi

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-21, 12:38 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,136
Posted By genejockey

Spin what feels comfortable to you.

Spin what feels comfortable to you.
12-07-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,884
Posted By Fentuz

that s why I kept rival derailleur in the...

that s why I kept rival derailleur in the knowledge that if I break it, i can put a eagle GX derailleur with the cable plate.
12-07-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,884
Posted By sarhog

Unless you go with a mechanical GX Eagle...

Unless you go with a mechanical GX Eagle derailleur.
12-07-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,884
Posted By Fentuz

It should work fine and it would be fairly clean...

It should work fine and it would be fairly clean since wolftooth tend to mostly do stuff for shimano.
46 should work without goatlink (may need longer B screw).

the only issue is that if you...
12-07-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,884
Posted By Germany_chris

Iíd go SRAM because Shimano hoods donít agree...

Iíd go SRAM because Shimano hoods donít agree with my hands
12-07-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,205
Posted By sarhog

Hereís a link to the thread detailing the mods I...

Hereís a link to the thread detailing the mods I made, with photos. Very happy with it.

Cutthroat 12 speed mechanical conversion...
12-07-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,205
Posted By sarhog

I have no problem with the gaps between gears,...

I have no problem with the gaps between gears, but to be honest Iíve never been a ďtight gapĒ rider.
Also, it didnít change my gaps, but Iíve since added an eagle 50-11 cassette on my Cutthroat...
12-07-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,884
Posted By GrainBrain

Saint 7 speed RD and cassette + dropper post and...

Saint 7 speed RD and cassette + dropper post and front sus for bombing mountains on your cutthroat MTB that masquerades as a gravel machine :eek:
12-07-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,884
Posted By Fentuz

So,while I don't mind SRAM which I have on the...

So,while I don't mind SRAM which I have on the gravel, I prefer shimano because better and more precise and generally easier... Any electronic stuff is cool as you can miss match road shifter with...
12-07-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,884
Posted By chaadster

Go 7spd, bro. Itís got the track record.

Go 7spd, bro. Itís got the track record.
12-07-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,884
Posted By shelbyfv

I wouldn't count on that with SRAM. :rolleyes:...

I wouldn't count on that with SRAM. :rolleyes: Another vote for GRX.
12-07-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,884
Posted By GrainBrain

SRAM will be 12s, GRX 11s? SRAM seems to be the...

SRAM will be 12s, GRX 11s? SRAM seems to be the pioneer for 1x stuff, and the wireless would be super nice. 1x for gravel/road I'd want as many gears as I could afford.

Personally I'd go with 12s...
12-06-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,884
Posted By Chilepines

Have you counted the cost of eTube wires at $27...

Have you counted the cost of eTube wires at $27 each ($150), junction A ($115) and B ($30), battery ($125), Bluetooth module ($90) and charger ($125)? That is almost $700.
12-06-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 886
Posted By Fentuz

I did just under 500km and it works well up and...

I did just under 500km and it works well up and down the muddy hills.
12-06-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,884
Posted By Badger6

Based on what you said, Shimano. You already have...

Based on what you said, Shimano. You already have spares, and you already know their systems, and their brakes (I assume you are also familiar with) are a bit easier to work on. As for future proof,...
12-06-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,884
Posted By tdilf

If it was me: I also am used to Shimano and I...

If it was me: I also am used to Shimano and I don't like remembering to charge stuff before a ride. And like you said, more money towards a nice wheelset.
(having said that, I have never ridden SRAM...
11-22-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By chas58

Ha, ha, that is great. best mistake ever. I...

Ha, ha, that is great. best mistake ever. I think you will love it - and after reading through this post, you can appreciate it even more. Enjoy!!!
11-22-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By Kapusta

I don't get too concerned about having a long...

I don't get too concerned about having a long front-center distance on my gravel bike. Main reason it is a benefit on MTBs is that it prevents going over the bars. I am seldom riding in situations...
11-22-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By Rides4Beer

+1 for a check on your technique, should be...

+1 for a check on your technique, should be descending in the drops, off the seat, with your weight as far back as you can get it (which is def where a dropper post can help). Some people like wider...
11-22-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By chas58

Yeah, it helps a bit. My bike has a long top...

Yeah, it helps a bit. My bike has a long top tube and a crazy short stem. Humorously, my old school MTB has a 120mm stem, and my gravel bike has a 70mm stem.

With gravel. you can go wide. ...
11-21-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By Badger6

Have you considered using bars with a flared...

Have you considered using bars with a flared drop? Lots of opinions exist on just how much flare is the right amount, but general consensus is that flared bars provide better control.
11-20-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By dwmckee

If you are newer to gravel, before you buy or...

If you are newer to gravel, before you buy or sell anything have you had a chance to go over riding technique with an experienced rider? Many of us slide our butt back on the seat or even behind the...
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