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Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By yarbrough462

It is pretty certain to use a Shimano microspline...

It is pretty certain to use a Shimano microspline free-hub body. They are widely available since that is what the MTB 12 speed uses...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,606
Posted By yarbrough462

I have started carrying Tubolitos on all my bikes...

I have started carrying Tubolitos on all my bikes for this reason. They seem more resilient that normal tubes when stored on bikes for long periods. They are expensive but, better than a walk...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,221
Posted By yarbrough462

My wife had a 2021. We are picking up a new...

My wife had a 2021. We are picking up a new Diverge tomorrow so she can get the larger clearance. When we ride together, it is usually on gravel or on MTBs. This bike will be more useful for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,221
Posted By yarbrough462

Those Terra Speeds are an exceptionally close fit...

Those Terra Speeds are an exceptionally close fit on the Roubaix. Less than 2mm of clearance on my wife's...Be careful...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,850
Posted By yarbrough462

Have you ever ridden a quality tubeless set up? ...

Have you ever ridden a quality tubeless set up? This comment makes me think you have not...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By yarbrough462

I had something similar happen on my MTB. I...

I had something similar happen on my MTB. I mounted a brand new tire and went on what was supposed to be a quick loop to warm up while I was waiting on the rest of my riding buddies to show up. About...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By yarbrough462

Toast. I wouldn't ride those again...

Toast. I wouldn't ride those again...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By yarbrough462

Stans is absolute garbage for road tubeless...

Stans is absolute garbage for road tubeless pressures. I'd try a different sealant. I use Orange Seal on my road bike for this reason. Stans on my MTBs.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,662
Posted By yarbrough462

I blame Stans sealant for the majority of road...

I blame Stans sealant for the majority of road tubeless issues...Everyone I know that has tried it in that application has had issues...I am primarily an MTBer so when I converted my road bike to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,089
Posted By yarbrough462

Nope...Assembled but not made...

Nope...Assembled but not made...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,429
Posted By yarbrough462

I put them on mine and my son's BMX bike this...

I put them on mine and my son's BMX bike this year. Major improvement there as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,622
Posted By yarbrough462

The 2019 was the same size (52) as my 2018...

The 2019 was the same size (52) as my 2018 Emonda. If I remember right, I had the same size stem but less spacers on it to match the Emonda. My current 2021 Domane is also a 52 but feels smaller than...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,622
Posted By yarbrough462

Like I posted above, I have had both and the new...

Like I posted above, I have had both and the new Domane definitely feels smaller. The 2018 Emonda fit me perfectly and I almost went up a size on my new Domane (I was able to get fit right with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,622
Posted By yarbrough462

I'd go UP a size on the Domane or stay the same...

I'd go UP a size on the Domane or stay the same if you like the 54 in the Emonda. If not, the reach is going to feel real short. I had a 2018 Emonda in 52 and my 2020 52 Domane feels smaller...I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By yarbrough462

I have GP5000TL 32s mounted on my wife's 2020...

I have GP5000TL 32s mounted on my wife's 2020 Roubaix. Plenty of clearance on 25mm internal width rims.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,334
Posted By yarbrough462

The Double Track holds the bike by the frame. ...

The Double Track holds the bike by the frame. The Thule (and other brand) racks that don't are much closer in price to the 1-Up. I have had (and still do have) a few Thule racks. My Up Ride roof...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,334
Posted By yarbrough462

I just bought a 1Up Equip-D rack. The quality is...

I just bought a 1Up Equip-D rack. The quality is WAY over the top compared to all the other tray racks on the market and the price is still inline with those...I ride MTBs, road bikes and Fat Bikes....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,154
Posted By yarbrough462

You've said the same thing about micro spline in...

You've said the same thing about micro spline in every thread about it on here...12 speed Micro-spline bodies are readily available on the MTB side and can be swapped on pretty much all available...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,072
Posted By yarbrough462

There is no way for us to answer this for you. ...

There is no way for us to answer this for you. Different road conditions and rider tendencies make a difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By yarbrough462

I have both the GP5000s in 32mm and the Terra...

I have both the GP5000s in 32mm and the Terra Speeds in 35mm. The GPs are much faster on pavement. Since my rides are closer to 70/30 gravel, I run the Terra Speeds. In your case, I would go the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 908
Posted By yarbrough462

BB90. On another note, the Pro's Closest's...

BB90. On another note, the Pro's Closest's prices are ridiculous...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,470
Posted By yarbrough462

I had a rather large girl flash me her jiggly...

I had a rather large girl flash me her jiggly bits...I almost crashed cause I was trying to watch the show and the road at the same time...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,100
Posted By yarbrough462

Until I see something new and shiny er...

Until I see something new and shiny er...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,231
Posted By yarbrough462

The site is exceptionally specific, listing...

The site is exceptionally specific, listing pretty much every part...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,708
Posted By yarbrough462

Not being able to clamp the dropper is a many...

Not being able to clamp the dropper is a many times disproven myth...That post takes WAY more abuse while riding than you could ever put on it clamping it...The only way you could hurt it is by...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,883
Posted By yarbrough462

Are you asking us to talk you out of a new bike? ...

Are you asking us to talk you out of a new bike? Wrong forum for that...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,997
Posted By yarbrough462

I don't mind waiting but, I won't pay entirely up...

I don't mind waiting but, I won't pay entirely up front or make an non-refundable deposit. Most shops and manufacturers are going on sheer guesses as to when they can deliver products...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,050
Posted By yarbrough462

Maybe something to do with this thread? ...

Maybe something to do with this thread?
https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1211313-noticed-change-performance-non.html
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,206
Posted By yarbrough462

NIce pic. When the road salt comes out here, my...

NIce pic. When the road salt comes out here, my good bikes go in the basement...
11-28-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,422
Posted By yarbrough462

It is amazing to me the hate for the Varia among...

It is amazing to me the hate for the Varia among folks that have never used one...Every thread about them seems to go this way. I don't get it. On the other hand, I have never heard anyone that...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,454
Posted By yarbrough462

This year, pandemic aside, has already been...

This year, pandemic aside, has already been exceptional. Since January, I have retired from the military, bought a house and finally settled back down after 26 years of globe trotting. I have all...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,992
Posted By yarbrough462

Iíd be a customer...

Iíd be a customer...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,992
Posted By yarbrough462

They only made a limited run of those and they...

They only made a limited run of those and they were only 25mm.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,526
Posted By yarbrough462

Please explain.

Please explain.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,966
Posted By yarbrough462

Get the F12 and ride the hell out of it. When...

Get the F12 and ride the hell out of it. When you decide you want to upgrade to Di2, see what is available then. It is pretty certain that they will use microspline and those freehub bodies are...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,849
Posted By yarbrough462

I lived at the foot of Piancavallo in Northern...

I lived at the foot of Piancavallo in Northern Italy for years. They raced a Giro stage on it this year. I was a tough climb but there was another route up on the back roads that was tougher but...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,933
Posted By yarbrough462

Ridiculous...

Ridiculous...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,206
Posted By yarbrough462

Where did you put the battery? Is it in the...

Where did you put the battery? Is it in the downtube under the water bottle next to all the hoses and such?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20,057
Views: 4,405,189
Posted By yarbrough462

I have XT on my fat bike with a SRAM cassette...

I have XT on my fat bike with a SRAM cassette because I can't find a micro spline freehub body for my wheels. It shifts decently but not as good as a full Shimano set up. Wish I could get the right...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20,057
Views: 4,405,189
Posted By yarbrough462

It shifts exceptionally well, especially under...

It shifts exceptionally well, especially under load. The chain length is a bit fiddly to get right though. It has to be longer than on an older Shimano or SRAM set up. I don't remember the exact...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20,057
Views: 4,405,189
Posted By yarbrough462

I have the exact same set up, color included...

I have the exact same set up, color included except the crankset is XTR (bought when I lived in Europe so decently cheap). I love it....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,323
Posted By yarbrough462

Dude...the cyclist behind you does not block the...

Dude...the cyclist behind you does not block the radar. I ride with my wife pretty much every time I go out. She is always in second position and the radar has never failed to pick up traffic...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,323
Posted By yarbrough462

Thank you...

Thank you...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,323
Posted By yarbrough462

Have you ever used a Varia? From your comments I...

Have you ever used a Varia? From your comments I doubt it...It is just an another tool. I am smart enough to look over my shoulder before I alter my line.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,323
Posted By yarbrough462

I donít live in LA. How would I know?

I donít live in LA. How would I know?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,323
Posted By yarbrough462

I added Garmin Varias to our road bikes this...

I added Garmin Varias to our road bikes this year. They make an amazing difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,512
Posted By yarbrough462

The normal Shimano SH51 cleats have 4 degrees of...

The normal Shimano SH51 cleats have 4 degrees of float and the multi-release SH56 cleats have 6 degrees.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,512
Posted By yarbrough462

I am using the Ultegra-level ES-600 version of...

I am using the Ultegra-level ES-600 version of those pedals. They are great!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,548
Posted By yarbrough462

I was out yesterday and it was around 30 with a...

I was out yesterday and it was around 30 with a "feels like" temp of 26. That is too cold. Unfortunately, I will be doing it again every morning this week. As miserable as it is, it is better than...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,440
Posted By yarbrough462

Not always true...You were a lucky one.

Not always true...You were a lucky one.
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