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Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By bike_boy

I moved my SRAM RED 10 speed chainrings to a SRAM...

I moved my SRAM RED 10 speed chainrings to a SRAM Red 50/34 BCD 110 Crankset GXP 11-Speed C2 Exogram 170 mm crankset as well as use the SRAM/Truvative Team GXP Bottom bracket.

I did this because I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By bike_boy

Yes, my frame is Engish threaded. I don't know...

Yes, my frame is Engish threaded. I don't know what bearing sizes are in SRAM Team GXP bottom bracket . I just know it is supposed to work with 68/73 mm English-threaded frame shells.

So are you...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By bike_boy

Per SRAM Red 50/34 BCD 110 Crankset GXP 11-Speed...

Per SRAM Red 50/34 BCD 110 Crankset GXP 11-Speed C2, and knowing that it can work on threaded or 86mm press-fit bottom brackets bikes -

I saw on a site where it indicated that it's spindle having...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By bike_boy

Kinda the reverse need. Can the 10 Speed...

Kinda the reverse need. Can the 10 Speed chainrings work on 11 speed crankarm?
(Bearing in mind that the 10 & 11 speed are both Exogram 110 BCD)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By bike_boy

SRAM Red 10/11 speed crankset questions

I have a SRAM Red 10 speed 50/34 GXP 110 BCD 175 mm Exogram crankset.
(the newer one with the one hidden bolt under crankarm)

Can I put the 10 speed 50/34 chainrings (from Exogram crankset) on an...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By bike_boy

Shimano ST-A070 shifter hood color options ?

Per Shimano Tourney ST-A070 shifter 2x7 hoods, are there color options other than black?

I could not seem to find any offered from Shimano, Hudz, nor Far and Near ones for these shifters....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By bike_boy

Ok, thanks for the info. I do have a spare rear...

Ok, thanks for the info. I do have a spare rear wheel that is setup with Shimano Dura-Ace CS-7900 Cassette, 130mm Hub, and Shimano 10 speed Freehub
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By bike_boy

Fuji Bikes support indicates that the 2020 Fuji...

Fuji Bikes support indicates that the 2020 Fuji Sportif 2.5 rear dropouts can fit a 10 speed hub/cassette
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By bike_boy

2020 Fuji Sportif 2.5 cassette/hub upgrade question

Can a 2020 Fuji Sportif 2.5 road bike's rear dropouts, which has a 7 speed cassette/hub, accommodate a SRAM or Shimano 10 speed cassette/hub?
I would like to upgrade components to SRAM Red 10 speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,192
Posted By bike_boy

I apologize. I've edited my original post for...

I apologize. I've edited my original post for better clarity. I was just referring to cable itself as opposed the cable and it's housing,
Thanks for the info per clamping as I've not yet seen...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,192
Posted By bike_boy

SRAM Red compatible with Disc brakes ?

Is 10 speed (gen 1) SRAM Red compatible for use with a bicycle that has
cable-pull Disc brakes?

Will it require a different type of cable end per attaching to Disc caliper ?

Is brake pull...
09-16-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By bike_boy

It's all good. Thanks for your input. LBS gave me...

It's all good. Thanks for your input. LBS gave me a spare rear wheel until freehub & bearings come in for Boost 148 hub.

I may still look into getting DT Swiss 350 hub in a few months
09-12-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By bike_boy

But, from some reviews I read it looks like SRAM...

But, from some reviews I read it looks like SRAM Eagle GX requires XD Driver. Whereas, 12 speed SRAM Eagle NX does not
need XD Driver as it can use a standard SRAM/Shimano 10 speed freehub
09-11-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By bike_boy

I believe LBS indicated freehub body had an issue...

I believe LBS indicated freehub body had an issue as well.
Is a DT Swiss 350 (28 spoke hole) a good replacement hub for a Bontrager Boost 148 hub?
What freehub is needed for SRAM Eagle NX 12 speed?...
09-09-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By bike_boy

Need compatible Boost 148 Freehub

A bearing has gone bad in sealed bearings of my Bontrager Boost 148 Hub.

What is a better compatible freehub? Will bearings be included with freehub?

I have SRAM Eagle NX 12 speed components.
06-18-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,336
Posted By bike_boy

That's awesome and congrats on him doing his...

That's awesome and congrats on him doing his first race. My kid has a 24" wheel Trek Superfly.
LBS had me put a front tire on that had more aggressive tread than the rear one; in that configuration...
10-21-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,394
Posted By bike_boy

I have a 2013 Trek DS (Dual Sport) 8.4 with 21.5"...

I have a 2013 Trek DS (Dual Sport) 8.4 with 21.5" frame. It has hydraulic disc brakes and 9-speed rear cassette. I typically ride it on paved and gravel MUPs. I put a rear rack on it for commuting. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-17, 08:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,266
Posted By bike_boy

My Reynolds are 46mm. Crosswinds above 30 mph...

My Reynolds are 46mm. Crosswinds above 30 mph affects the handling/control.
03-14-17, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,313
Posted By bike_boy

OP, make sure your Bontrager DuoTrap is a newer...

OP, make sure your Bontrager DuoTrap is a newer model which has ANT+ and Bluetooth LE (4.0), the older DutoTraps were ANT+ only.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-17, 04:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,420
Posted By bike_boy

There's also the 4iiii Precision left-side power...

There's also the 4iiii Precision left-side power meter which you glue on to your left
crankarm. (Don't recall if they are compatible with carbon crankarms)
Forum: Introductions
03-07-17, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By bike_boy

Hey tmblweed1 ! Welcome to BF. What type of...

Hey tmblweed1 ! Welcome to BF. What type of riding do you do? Have you ridden the American Tobacco Trail in the RDU area?
02-12-17, 09:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,311
Posted By bike_boy

Welcome back ! Looks like I joined the same year...

Welcome back ! Looks like I joined the same year as you and have about the same number of posts.
My BF usage dropped over the years and I just started back logging in lately, myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,657
Posted By bike_boy

I have used Keep on Kovers. (KOK) When I...

I have used Keep on Kovers. (KOK) When I purchased these a few years ago, there were only 2 versions; one less plyable than the other. I chose the tougher one. The KOKs wrap over the cleat. On...
12-01-14, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,480
Posted By bike_boy

Sorry, I have to ask...you do have a magnet on...

Sorry, I have to ask...you do have a magnet on your rear wheel and non-drive-side crankarm? Check their lineup with GS10. You also need to make sure the ANT+ is picking up the GS10 and that it is...
02-27-14, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,688
Posted By bike_boy

To echo the above response, saddle position and...

To echo the above response, saddle position and (if clipless) cleat position & float. I've even heard of where some
folks use different methods extending out the pedal from crankarm.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,229
Posted By bike_boy

Hmmm...the Thule & Nashbar bike rack look...

Hmmm...the Thule & Nashbar bike rack look identical.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-13, 07:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,097
Posted By bike_boy

Wait...you said you went to a Trek store and...

Wait...you said you went to a Trek store and found a Cannondale?
10-17-13, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,800
Posted By bike_boy

Try a balance bike (no pedals) i.e. Strider or a...

Try a balance bike (no pedals) i.e. Strider or a Trek one; if he can balance on a scooter then he should be able to manage balance bike.

After a few weeks on it, and then try his 16" bike w/o...
10-15-13, 01:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,680
Posted By bike_boy

My Bontrager repair stand clamp for seat post had...

My Bontrager repair stand clamp for seat post had 2 sets of rubber inserts: 1 for oval seat post cap and 1 for round seat post cap.

My 2011 Trek Madone has round seat post cap. Is your Madone a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-13, 08:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,939
Posted By bike_boy

That Assos model always has large sunglasses on....

That Assos model always has large sunglasses on. I find their gear a bit pricey, but have seen some jerseys & bibs on fellow cyclists that look good quality-wise.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-13, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 62,944
Posted By bike_boy

...or your bike tires ? Congrats on the new...

...or your bike tires ? Congrats on the new puppy !
Forum: Foo
10-08-13, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By bike_boy

There seems to be something "fishy" about this...

There seems to be something "fishy" about this thread. ;)
Forum: Foo
09-30-13, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By bike_boy

I think he needs a hockey mask for eye/face...

I think he needs a hockey mask for eye/face protection.
Forum: Commuting
09-30-13, 09:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,039
Posted By bike_boy

Can you easily rotate those 2 top lights down...

Can you easily rotate those 2 top lights down when you need to get in the drops?
Forum: Foo
07-22-13, 08:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,315
Posted By bike_boy

Heat some green pea soup in it?

Heat some green pea soup in it?
Forum: Touring
07-12-13, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,286
Posted By bike_boy

Garmin Edge 510 use Bluetooth to connect to your...

Garmin Edge 510 use Bluetooth to connect to your smartphone. You'll need to download the free GarminConnect app
to phone. The 510 also has the capability to do LiveTracking; wherein, it will allow...
07-02-13, 12:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,691
Posted By bike_boy

+1 on bike fits; got rid of tightness in neck &...

+1 on bike fits; got rid of tightness in neck & shoulders, eliminated low back pain issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-13, 12:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,815
Posted By bike_boy

fyi to OP those Rolf's are aluminum 30mm rims...

fyi to OP those Rolf's are aluminum 30mm rims with paired spokes. I still have them myself, but
upgraded to 2001 Reynolds Assault 46mm carbon clinchers w/ctg carbon brake track.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-13, 01:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,337
Posted By bike_boy

Agree w/LowCel's comments. Pre-2013 10 speed...

Agree w/LowCel's comments.

Pre-2013 10 speed Red cassette is noisey; some say due to it being milled. A number of folks use Shimano cassettes;
I use Dura-Ace 7900. 2013 10 spd RED cass is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-13, 01:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,040
Posted By bike_boy

I find that it takes 2+ months of use to break in...

I find that it takes 2+ months of use to break in Speedplay cleats. Gotta keep 'em clean from debris, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-13, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,900
Views: 129,463
Posted By bike_boy

...or do you mean: someone rubbed the dub off his...

...or do you mean: someone rubbed the dub off his forum name?
03-05-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,802
Posted By bike_boy

Used them on 30mm rims and they still protruded...

Used them on 30mm rims and they still protruded pretty good. Never a problem. Actually, prefer them as it is easier to attach pump nozzle especially on an under-inflated tube.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-13, 01:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,294
Posted By bike_boy

You may want to consider the Reynolds Assurance...

You may want to consider the Reynolds Assurance Program (RAP) for their wheels. (2 yr. program) You have to register serial # of your wheels and purchase RAP within 30 days of purchasing wheelset.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-13, 01:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,294
Posted By bike_boy

I have the 2011 Reynolds Assaults w/CTg brake...

I have the 2011 Reynolds Assaults w/CTg brake track and use the Reynolds Cyro Blue brake pads. The CTg brake track is an improvement over the 2010 and earlier Assaults which used a ceramic brake...
02-20-13, 11:38 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,202
Posted By bike_boy

My bike is Lula Mae aka Holly Golightly; 60 cm...

My bike is Lula Mae aka Holly Golightly; 60 cm Trek Madone 6.5 @ 15 lbs.
02-19-13, 12:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,183
Posted By bike_boy

I can lift my 60 cm Trek Madone 6.5 using one...

I can lift my 60 cm Trek Madone 6.5 using one finger. It weighs 15 lbs.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-13, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By bike_boy

I have Bonty R3's in 23 mm as replacements for my...

I have Bonty R3's in 23 mm as replacements for my worn out Conti GP4000's.
It's my understanding they'll have a much shorter life than GP4000's. The
tires seem more supple. But, I do prefer the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-13, 01:06 AM
Replies: 6,304
Views: 197,475
Posted By bike_boy

TS, have you seen Bontrager Quick Release...

TS, have you seen Bontrager Quick Release Speed/Cadence sensor version of Garmin's GCS-10?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-13, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6,304
Views: 197,475
Posted By bike_boy

Is TS talking about the Garmin GCS-10...

Is TS talking about the Garmin GCS-10 speed/cadence sensor?
01-01-13, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By bike_boy

Spraying bike = bad; as in you can inadvertently...

Spraying bike = bad; as in you can inadvertently wash out grease from bearings.
I trickle water on it. Then, apply a bike polish, Followed by buffing/drying with a microfibre towel.
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