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12-21-17, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,625
Posted By af2nr

If it were possible to bump up to the Procaliber...

If it were possible to bump up to the Procaliber 6, not a big bump price wise, I would recommend that. You get a better frame, Platinum vs. Gold, and also the addition of the IsoSpeed decoupler. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-17, 02:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 30,959
Posted By af2nr

My LBS is showing a 2018 Expert Di2 in the shop...

My LBS is showing a 2018 Expert Di2 in the shop but it is the same bike as the 17, saw this online and haven't actually been in to verify it's an 18 or the 6800, but from the pics and specs it is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-17, 10:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,745
Posted By af2nr

I'm 6' and have found to be most comfortable on a...

I'm 6' and have found to be most comfortable on a 56. I had a 57 LeMond years ago and I was "stretched out", not because I wanted to be but because that is where it put me. Choosing to be stretched...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-17, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,027
Posted By af2nr

Thanks for this post, hadn't even thought about...

Thanks for this post, hadn't even thought about it this way and it actually gives me multiple options. Ordered the Ultegra bike today, mostly because I liked the colors better and after taxes it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-17, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,027
Posted By af2nr

I appreciate all the replies so far. Just to...

I appreciate all the replies so far. Just to clarify, I can get the same frame and wheels, with better bars, stem, saddle, and post on the eTap for $1400 more than the Ultegra model. The $2000 is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-17, 06:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,027
Posted By af2nr

eTap v. Ultegra

So I'm about to pick up a new road bike and have the option of these two groups on the same frame and wheels. There are a couple other differences, seat, post, stem, and bars are "better" on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-17, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,119
Posted By af2nr

The SL5 has the same frame as your SL6, the only...

The SL5 has the same frame as your SL6, the only difference being the components, 105 v. Ultegra, and maybe some other bits. Maybe you are thinking of the S models which have the 400 level carbon?
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-17, 07:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,212
Posted By af2nr

Where did y'all find these? I've looked and had...

Where did y'all find these? I've looked and had no luck other than one shop that has the SL6 non-disc, that appears to have been used as maybe a demo and they don't want to come off the reduced...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-17, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By af2nr

I'd look for a shop you can trust and see what...

I'd look for a shop you can trust and see what they can do on a 2017. I got a message this week from a dealer who offered me a great price on a 17 he would have to order. He also stated that most...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-17, 05:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,115
Posted By af2nr

Well that is one way to broadly look at it,...

Well that is one way to broadly look at it, however there is more to it. The disc brake bike has a different frame and fork that is setup to use flat mount disc brakes, the hydraulic 105 brakes also...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-17, 06:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,115
Posted By af2nr

Trek does now have the Domane SL5, in both disc...

Trek does now have the Domane SL5, in both disc and rim brake, $2499 and $2099 respectively. As for your second question many/most do although many times it is nothing more than a color change. Not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-17, 06:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,115
Posted By af2nr

I actually just got a message from the LBS today...

I actually just got a message from the LBS today that Giant prices are going up for 2018, which surprised me. I would have thought with the possible presence of Canyon, I say that because they keep...
06-21-17, 06:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,778
Posted By af2nr

I actually did this. I had a Scott Addict and...

I actually did this. I had a Scott Addict and sold it and got a Trek Boone 5, another set of wheels and now have "two" bikes with a simple wheel change. This could be done without separate wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-17, 07:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,953
Posted By af2nr

With some bikes it can, which surprised me as...

With some bikes it can, which surprised me as well. The MSRP on both the Tarmac Comps, disc and rim, is $3000. The weight difference is noticeable picking the bikes up as well but likely would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-17, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By af2nr

There is also an Expert with eTap, not sure which...

There is also an Expert with eTap, not sure which one you are currently looking at or your budget but those appear to be the only SRAM models spec'd. I've actually looked hard at it but would like...
04-17-17, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,916
Posted By af2nr

Power line trails here vary quite a bit in...

Power line trails here vary quite a bit in multiple ways. Some have signs and gates to "try" and keep people away, many times there will be a small path/trail near the gated area that people access....
03-19-17, 04:33 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 56,698
Posted By af2nr

Looking good, enjoy the updates as you progress...

Looking good, enjoy the updates as you progress along.
03-11-17, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,041
Posted By af2nr

The TCX would probably fit your needs best, with...

The TCX would probably fit your needs best, with extra tires and or wheels. I have two sets of wheels for my Boone, one for road and one for gravel. Depending on the season I can change the gravel...
03-09-17, 07:31 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,409
Posted By af2nr

I can no longer see the corporate pricing...

I can no longer see the corporate pricing either?! At least I got my commuter before I lost the pricing, but too bad they didn't have a Roker in my size when I had access. Funny thing is they said...
03-09-17, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,041
Posted By af2nr

Are you limited to only those bikes? For what...

Are you limited to only those bikes? For what you state as your primary focus there are better options out there. I've ridden two of the three you listed, TCX and CAADX, although not in the same...
03-08-17, 08:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,121
Posted By af2nr

What size is your frame and the Revelate bag? I...

What size is your frame and the Revelate bag? I have looked at them but was curious about the bottle clearance on my 56?
03-06-17, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By af2nr

Didn't see your original post but it seems you...

Didn't see your original post but it seems you have answered your first question already. I would think that any Trek dealer could get that part or you may even contact Trek directly. There is a...
03-06-17, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,653
Posted By af2nr

Thanks for sharing! What was your setup for this...

Thanks for sharing! What was your setup for this ride, sounds like the conditions were all over the place?
03-06-17, 04:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,700
Posted By af2nr

Look forward to hearing your thoughts on it. My...

Look forward to hearing your thoughts on it. My LBS that deals with Niner has never had much luck on getting information for me on availability/delivery times on Niner products. Of course their big...
02-27-17, 04:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 26,404
Posted By af2nr

My initial post was on the tire and the bead...

My initial post was on the tire and the bead issue noticed when installed on a new set of wheels. I do agree it has slightly wandered but these are things "I" would like to know when looking at a...
02-27-17, 04:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 26,404
Posted By af2nr

Thanks! I had not thought about/considered this...

Thanks! I had not thought about/considered this due to the recommended max pressure being 45 for the rims. However, this may be something to try to see if it will correct the "problem". Once you...
02-26-17, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,906
Posted By af2nr

There is a guy here who just recently built up a...

There is a guy here who just recently built up a new gravel bike and has this fork on it. I haven't ridden with him since you built the bike so I'm not sure what his thoughts are on it. He did...
02-22-17, 08:03 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,409
Posted By af2nr

Good deal, congrats!

Good deal, congrats!
02-22-17, 06:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,409
Posted By af2nr

I know one guy who said he logged onto the...

I know one guy who said he logged onto the regular site, and upon getting the "may I help you" instant message asked about the codes and was given one that worked for him. Worth a shot.
02-22-17, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 191,372
Posted By af2nr

The Standard Deluxe Dirt Road Century? I am...

The Standard Deluxe Dirt Road Century? I am hoping they have it again this year, and that the weather is as nice as it was last year. You have lots of pics of areas I want to explore, thanks for...
02-22-17, 05:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 26,404
Posted By af2nr

I've been doing this the 3 years I've been...

I've been doing this the 3 years I've been running tubeless and it usually helps quite a bit, however this tire has been mounted multiple times by multiple people with the same result... It was also...
02-21-17, 07:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 26,404
Posted By af2nr

I have liked mine so far, however, after mounting...

I have liked mine so far, however, after mounting them on a new set of rims I noticed an "imperfection" on one of the tires in the pattern. It has a very obvious deviation to the pattern, almost...
02-20-17, 11:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,068
Posted By af2nr

My Cowbells came this weekend, looking forward to...

My Cowbells came this weekend, looking forward to getting them wrapped and put on. The flare seems much less in my hand but I've been on them and it was adequate for me I think.
02-15-17, 03:53 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,409
Posted By af2nr

Curious what your thoughts are on the this bike? ...

Curious what your thoughts are on the this bike? I was, size no longer available, having a hard time not adding one to my cart but am not sure what advantages I may gain over my Boone. What is the...
02-08-17, 05:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,409
Posted By af2nr

That is what the site says. I just ordered a...

That is what the site says. I just ordered a "commuter" single speed that shipped today and would have likely gotten the Roker Comp if I had known about this in November. Actually still looking at...
02-08-17, 05:10 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 76,458
Posted By af2nr

My CruX had a Praxis Zayante crankset on it and I...

My CruX had a Praxis Zayante crankset on it and I had initially planned to swap it to a Shimano to match the group but it turned out to be a really good crankset, for me at least. The 48/32 to me is...
02-07-17, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By af2nr

What is the new bike you're looking at? My guess...

What is the new bike you're looking at? My guess is there is more than just a difference in the 105/Ultegra when comparing? Also there are lots of bikes out there with Ultegra than can be picked up...
02-07-17, 05:02 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,409
Posted By af2nr

This was my other thought, which makes perfect...

This was my other thought, which makes perfect sense. Now if they would just release a new code so I can join, mostly for a friend, but I can't say that with some of the prices I wouldn't be tempted...
02-06-17, 05:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,409
Posted By af2nr

Interesting, when I try and use that code to...

Interesting, when I try and use that code to create an account it says "The Corporate Code you entered is invalid"?! There do appear to be some decent deals even without the corporate discount, but...
02-05-17, 08:06 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,934
Posted By af2nr

Same thing here. Was trying to help a friend out...

Same thing here. Was trying to help a friend out who is looking for a bike and tried a couple different codes, using the corp site, and no code is valid that I have tried...
02-05-17, 08:02 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,409
Posted By af2nr

I have a friend looking for a bike and thought...

I have a friend looking for a bike and thought this may be a good route but can't seem to find a current code...
02-04-17, 10:59 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,934
Posted By af2nr

As others have said you should probably look more...

As others have said you should probably look more at the CX line of bikes to fit your needs. I ride a Boone and it is plenty capable on both the road and off. If your size is available there are...
02-01-17, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,738
Posted By af2nr

Other than the FSA website I haven't seen them...

Other than the FSA website I haven't seen them online either. The first I saw of one was the Gossamer model that someone had taken off a new bike and had for sale on the Facebook group, Online Swap...
01-31-17, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,045
Posted By af2nr

Thanks! I may be best to still go with the 35's...

Thanks! I may be best to still go with the 35's then to have extra clearance for varied conditions. They will be on Iron Cross wheels which have a decent inner width.
01-30-17, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,738
Posted By af2nr

FSA Adventure Cranks

Anyone used one of these cranks? They are available in a couple of models, SL-K Light and Tempo on the FSA site and I've seen the Gossamer spec'd on some bikes. They show they are available in a...
01-30-17, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,128
Posted By af2nr

Backcountry.com has some good deals going right...

Backcountry.com has some good deals going right now if you know your size and it is available, Road Bikes | Backcountry.com (http://www.backcountry.com/road-bikes)
01-30-17, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,045
Posted By af2nr

So the 40's fit on the Crockett pretty well? I...

So the 40's fit on the Crockett pretty well? I was looking at getting the 35's because I wasn't sure the 40's would work on my Boone but may give them a shot after all.
01-14-17, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By af2nr

I was told both the 200 and 100 were sold out in...

I was told both the 200 and 100 were sold out in 8 minutes, whatever the actual time 1400 people signing up that quick is impressive.
01-14-17, 03:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,256
Posted By af2nr

I was on at 0759 and got into the Half Pint right...

I was on at 0759 and got into the Half Pint right at 0800. Went rather smoothly considering, although I had several teammates who said they got to the payment page but could not get it to process...
01-11-17, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,700
Posted By af2nr

It looks interesting. I'm now guessing they...

It looks interesting. I'm now guessing they produced more BSB's this year to try and get more people on it in the gravel, and have since significantly dropped the price on them, multiple times. If...
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