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Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,363
Posted By primov8

At the family home, we've got a 2300 psi electric...

At the family home, we've got a 2300 psi electric pressure washer. Anytime I have my bike(s) there and need a good cleaning, I don't hesitate using the pressure washer. I just make sure to switch the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 790
Posted By primov8

caloso recommended to change the cassette as it...

caloso recommended to change the cassette as it was likely the culprit to the noisy drivetrain. The OP updated his thread as he had a new cassette installed and problem solved. It wasnít the chain.
...
Forum: For Sale
06-02-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By primov8

FS: Motobecane Elite Sport Mens 17.5"

Motobecane Elite Sport Mens 17.5" 700c
We ordered this bike for our now 14yr. old son last Sept; delivered the week of Thanksgiving. He used the bike sparingly and has now progressed to riding a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,433,675
Posted By primov8

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Shamal Carbon db wheelset. ...
05-20-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,539,014
Posted By primov8

Built this up last Fall, a SBC 6061 all-road. A...

Built this up last Fall, a SBC 6061 all-road. A couple changes here and there. Most recent were the Goodyear F1 32c tubeless tires and a Rotor INPower crankset. Once the hand built PWB gravel...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,419
Posted By primov8

I have a hand built PWB gravel wheelset on order...

I have a hand built PWB gravel wheelset on order so I removed the GK 38s on the SBC and got a set of Goodyear F1 32c tubeless ready tires specifically for on-road. While the GK 38s were very...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,499
Posted By primov8

Not that Iím looking 😗 but a Ridley Noah Fast or...

Not that Iím looking 😗 but a Ridley Noah Fast or the new Storck Aerfast3 would be what Iíd consider.

Only thing is the Ridley tire clearance is 28mm and the Aerfast3 delivery date is late...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,237
Posted By primov8

An excellent looking build overall. HOT.

An excellent looking build overall. HOT.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,263
Posted By primov8

Not only would the Caad10 be a good first bike,...

Not only would the Caad10 be a good first bike, it'd be a really fast, first bike as well. Handling will be so much more responsive than the current hybrid she's riding. If the geometry works for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,237
Posted By primov8

I have to stop looking at this build. It keeps...

I have to stop looking at this build. It keeps reminding me that I shouldn't have sold my Storck. I actually like this build with the blue bar tape, but still a HOT with all the new subtle changes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,237
Posted By primov8

I like this build. Its clean as everything flows...

I like this build. Its clean as everything flows just right. Also, the bar tape gives it the perfect contrast. HOT.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,237
Posted By primov8

I'd race this too if I had this + a fan of Spooky...

I'd race this too if I had this + a fan of Spooky frames. Definitely HOT.
I spend more than half my time riding in the drops. I've got short nose saddles on both my bikes; Fizik Vento Argo and Vento...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 386,887
Posted By primov8

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,237
Posted By primov8

Thanks. Iím definitely enjoying these builds. ...

Thanks. Iím definitely enjoying these builds.


Thanks LAJ. Funny you mention Holdsworth because their Competiton frameset is one of a couple steel frames I have in mind for my first steel frame...
03-18-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,305
Posted By primov8

You're right. I worded it wrong as I was thinking...

You're right. I worded it wrong as I was thinking how much more of the seatpost can be exposed when the TT is compact/sloping as in the case with this Premier.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,433,675
Posted By primov8

WhyFi , that thread about tubeless tires got me...

WhyFi , that thread about tubeless tires got me reminiscing about how I had Schwalbe clincher and tubular tires on just about every build in the past. I looked at the Helix and the GK 32s gotta go;...
03-17-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,305
Posted By primov8

That Litespeed is not only a much older frame, so...

That Litespeed is not only a much older frame, so are the DA components and likely 9 speed.

If it were me, Iíd choose the Premier with Chorus 11.
03-17-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By primov8

It seems Amazon has what youíre looking for. ...

It seems Amazon has what youíre looking for.

SRAM Force22 Road Bicycle BB30 Crankset (Black - 177.5 x 50/34) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CSYN07Q/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_NDMK39T7CHQ6NB76H5RF
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,237
Posted By primov8

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Since taking this pic two weeks ago, I've swapped out the Record...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 386,887
Posted By primov8

WhyFi , the stem length on the Helix is 110mm so...

WhyFi , the stem length on the Helix is 110mm so you were just about spot on regarding my fit on the Helix. Even on my SBC 6061 which is a 58 (for some strange reason, they skipped 56 and 54 wouldíve...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 386,887
Posted By primov8

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,237
Posted By primov8

I've been a Canyon fan for so long, even before...

I've been a Canyon fan for so long, even before they became domestically available. This build, HOT.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 855,070
Posted By primov8

Out on a cold, but beautiful morning ride. ...

Out on a cold, but beautiful morning ride.

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,259
Posted By primov8

@HarborBandS, that Resolution is a great looking...

@HarborBandS, that Resolution is a great looking build.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,475
Posted By primov8

I went with their Aurora purple tape on the...

I went with their Aurora purple tape on the Lynskey. It feels so much better, not as slippery and easier to wrap than the Supacaz bling tapes I've had before (oil slick and prizmatik)....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,433,675
Posted By primov8

I canceled the order for Reynolds ATRs and went...

I canceled the order for Reynolds ATRs and went with the Reynolds AR 58/62 DB.

I removed the OE decals because Iíve got a custom set of decals on the way.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,996
Posted By primov8

I too favor saddles with huge cutouts. Since I've...

I too favor saddles with huge cutouts. Since I've been cycling, my go-to saddle was usually the Selle Italia Superflow. That has all changed now because the Fizik Vento Argo and Fizik Tempo (huge...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,433,675
Posted By primov8

I finally got the fit right on my SBC 6061. I...

I finally got the fit right on my SBC 6061. I swapped on a 3T -17į stem and went back to the 3T Superleggera handlebar I had laying around as the Deda Zero1 compact was definitely too shallow in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,237
Posted By primov8

Although I'm not one to ever build up or ride a...

Although I'm not one to ever build up or ride a classic, vintage bike, I have to give credit where credit is due. Definitely a HOT c&v bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,237
Posted By primov8

I like the red CK headset as it adds that nice...

I like the red CK headset as it adds that nice touch of contrast. If anything, I'd remove that red bottle cage and go with a black one instead.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,237
Posted By primov8

I had a Storck Scenero G3 Stealth for almost 3...

I had a Storck Scenero G3 Stealth for almost 3 years; longest I've ever kept any particular build/frameset. Storck bikes are truly underrated and yours is a great looking build. It definitely gets a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,972
Posted By primov8

I just ordered a Reynolds ATR 700c db wheelset...

I just ordered a Reynolds ATR 700c db wheelset for the Lynskey; less than $1100 on mybikeshop.com.

The rim specs for the ATR:
ID: 23mm
OD: 32mm
Depth: 40mm
12-16-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,660
Posted By primov8

Iíve been using the Arundel Medio and has more...

Iíve been using the Arundel Medio and has more than enough room for the usual necessities. Iíve got an inflator, Co2 x 2, tube, mini-tool, tire lever/chain link tool all in that bag with room to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,237
Posted By primov8

Thanks. I'm still getting used to the look of...

Thanks. I'm still getting used to the look of this seatpost because I'm biased towards the 3T Ionic and 3T Zero 25 I've had on the Storck and currently on the SBC all-road.


Thanks LAJ. I hate to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,237
Posted By primov8

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 855,070
Posted By primov8

Thank you. Still waiting for the bar tape since...

Thank you. Still waiting for the bar tape since USPS feels it needs to collect dust for a couple days at their sort facility in Brooklyn before delivering it back to Manhattan.

I'm setting it up...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 855,070
Posted By primov8

My first Ti build, a Lynskey Helix disc road is...

My first Ti build, a Lynskey Helix disc road is just about done, sans the bar tape which finally arrives tomorrow. I took it out this morning for what was supposed to be a quick, 10-15 mile loop...
12-05-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By primov8

My daughter was 10 she first got her Scott road...

My daughter was 10 she first got her Scott road bike 2 years ago. I got her the Serfas youth saddle and sheís ridden hours on end, several 10-15 loops with me and no complaints of discomfort.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,816
Posted By primov8

Thanks. Funny you mention those ďrulesĒ because a...

Thanks. Funny you mention those ďrulesĒ because a couple of my earlier builds were about the matching bar tape/saddle combo.
Iíve gotten to the point where my choice of bar tape plays off a bit from...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,816
Posted By primov8

Definitely a no go for that USPS saddle and not...

Definitely a no go for that USPS saddle and not sold on the wheelset. I know the wheelset is that hint of modern but I'm picturing that beautiful De Rosa rolling on a set of Ambrosio Nemesis tubulars...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 855,070
Posted By primov8

My first Ti frameset/build. It's just about done...

My first Ti frameset/build. It's just about done and hoping to get it on the road first thing Sunday morning.

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,237
Posted By primov8

I wouldn't change a thing, especially the bar...

I wouldn't change a thing, especially the bar tape. Everything looks great on this bike. Although I'm also not fan of stacked aero spacers, can't really fault the rider since that seems to be the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,444
Posted By primov8

I had the AR 58s on my Storck for almost two...

I had the AR 58s on my Storck for almost two years and nothing negative to say about them. For the money, they've were the best carbon wheelset I've owned to date. I've had Enve 65s, Easton EC90s,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,237
Posted By primov8

Even for a tall bike, this is one of those builds...

Even for a tall bike, this is one of those builds that screams HOT.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,150
Posted By primov8

Another +1 for the Panaracer GK slicks. I built...

Another +1 for the Panaracer GK slicks. I built up my first 1x/all-road and opted for the GK in 38s and I barely notice any penalty of riding on much wider tires when compared to the 25s on my other...
11-20-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By primov8

KMC X11SL or DLC chains. I recently built...

KMC X11SL or DLC chains.

I recently built up my first 1x bike; Apex RD, Rotor 3D30 42T, Sun Race 11-32 and KMC DLC. I use these chains in all my builds and even on the 1x setup, smooth shifting...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,237
Posted By primov8

My first 1x/all-road. SBC 6061 Black Label...

My first 1x/all-road. SBC 6061 Black Label All-Road


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Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 27,041
Views: 17,288,745
Posted By primov8

Already impressed with the SBC 7005 Undefeated I...

Already impressed with the SBC 7005 Undefeated I built up this past Sept, I went with their 6061 Black Label All-Road for my first 1x/all-road build. Now I'm afraid to admit this may now become my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,192
Posted By primov8

I had a Ridley Noah years ago (even had it custom...

I had a Ridley Noah years ago (even had it custom painted) and to this day, I still feel it was the fastest bike I've ever owned. It was rigid but surprisingly a decent enough ride even when rolling...
10-17-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By primov8

Shifter/lever handlebar clamp.

Shifter/lever handlebar clamp.
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