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Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,657
Posted By softreset

I went with a Lynskey GR 300 with GRX Di2 and a...

I went with a Lynskey GR 300 with GRX Di2 and a wheel upgrade to a Stans Grail MK3 and their 'adventure' fork. I had been eyeballing a bike from them for a few years and was always interested in...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,024
Posted By softreset

Ordered the XC100s, should be here next week. My...

Ordered the XC100s, should be here next week. My local shop had two pair of XC200s on Wednesday and they were sold that day.

To answer some of the questions that have been asked:

I own three...
02-04-21, 01:35 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,502
Posted By softreset

I've also noticed some significant price jumps on...

I've also noticed some significant price jumps on several bikes in the past month. With some bikes suddenly $400-$500+ more than they were a month or two ago on manufacturer websites.
Replies: 24
Views: 2,774
Posted By softreset

About 6 years I went from a zero mile a week...

About 6 years I went from a zero mile a week couch potato to a monthly century ride in 10-months. My quick list advice:

Get a bike that you're comfortable on (financially as well)
Commit to...
10-08-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,443
Posted By softreset

Not directly available in the US, but you can get...

Not directly available in the US, but you can get it. I was considering one and reached out to them. If your order from their .com website they'll ship it to you in the US via DHL. They charge 250...
10-05-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,353
Posted By softreset

While Mmassey's experiences really stink. I agree...

While Mmassey's experiences really stink. I agree that this "repair work" seems like a "get this off the bench" approach. I still don't think it's fair to eliminate Lynskey, though. I'm not just...
10-01-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,353
Posted By softreset

I was in the identical position (considering a...

I was in the identical position (considering a Lynskey and CGR Ti). I ultimately went with a GR300 (internal cable) build with GRX 2x Di2. With the promo pricing it came to $5220 and that involved me...
Replies: 41
Views: 6,456
Posted By softreset

I went custom with Mercian, no regrets. The...

I went custom with Mercian, no regrets.

The cost to stay in the US was about double and then some. I checked almost all the boxes on an 853 Vincitore Special with all the paint fixings and extra...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,116
Posted By softreset

Brutal. I'm sorry to hear that. It goes...

Brutal. I'm sorry to hear that.

It goes without saying that under normal circumstances I'd never pick up a hitchhiker (I've seen enough horror movies to just ruin it for me). But when I saw what...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,116
Posted By softreset

I use to commute about 19-20 miles each way to...

I use to commute about 19-20 miles each way to work and one fateful morning I had not 1, not 2 but 4 flats. I had enough supplies for 3. Every since then, I've just always been over prepared to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,116
Posted By softreset

I picked up a random stranger who got dropped

This evening while driving home from work on my usual route, I had the Sacramento area river ride zip past me. Or at least I think that's what it was, they were coming down W Elverta Road (just NW of...
08-01-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 24,272
Posted By softreset

Tim - I think it is. I took a demo Pinarello...

Tim - I think it is. I took a demo Pinarello e-bike out for the day last weekend when their truck was in town. After about 3 hours and almost 50 miles of riding, I'm legitimately giving it a thought....
08-01-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 24,272
Posted By softreset

Same, lemmings has always been pejorative in the...

Same, lemmings has always been pejorative in the context and intent.

I really enjoyed the game as a kid.

Of the three shops in the area, the only vertical with any growth over the past 2-years...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,348
Posted By softreset

Allow me to clarify them. As others have stated,...

Allow me to clarify them. As others have stated, there are two scenarios in play here. You're absolutely right, I presented two scenarios and didn't transition the thoughts with an appropriate...
06-16-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
Posted By softreset

If you're aware of any issue, I would absolute...

If you're aware of any issue, I would absolute disclose it. You'd be amazed how many times I've had to fight eBay/PayPal for people wanting to try and return stuff as defective. Seriously...

Once...
09-07-18, 10:53 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 56,017
Posted By softreset

Not a long-term review but my local shop got in...

Not a long-term review but my local shop got in two ALR 5s that were both fitted with the new R7020 105. They said that Trek is shipping new bikes with the new groupsets for both the SL and ALR...
04-19-18, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 3,507,724
Posted By softreset

- First disc-equipped drop bar bike - First...

- First disc-equipped drop bar bike
- First thru-axle bike
- First Ultegra hydraulic bike
- First "adventure/gravel" bike

Really happy with it after a maiden voyage, nothing serious just a...
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