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Forum: Great Lakes
05-04-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By PixelPaul

Akron, OH area bike shops

I recently relocated to the Akron, OH area. I need to find a local shop that can do a road bike build for me. Any suggestions?
Forum: Great Lakes
04-14-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By PixelPaul

Thanks for the posts, very helpful!

Thanks for the posts, very helpful!
Forum: Great Lakes
04-08-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By PixelPaul

Akron, OH bike routes

I'm new to the Akron, Ohio area (actually in Portage Lakes) and looking for some safer areas for some training road rides. Any suggestions?
06-12-18, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,983
Posted By PixelPaul

I just bought a 2017 Fuji Cross 1.5 (the orange...

I just bought a 2017 Fuji Cross 1.5 (the orange one with the Sram Rival 1x Spyre mechanicals) for $1050 shipped. It's a sharp looking bike, I'm impressed with it. I also looked at the yellow 1.7...
06-06-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,702
Posted By PixelPaul

Yes, but no response yet.

Yes, but no response yet.
06-06-18, 06:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,702
Posted By PixelPaul

Broken derailleur hanger, where to find replacement?

I need to replace a broken rear derailleur hanger for a 2017 Fuji Cross 1.5, and I'm not having any luck finding anything that even looks remotely similar. See attached photos. Not sure what...
05-15-18, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,071
Posted By PixelPaul

Changing rotor size

I just bought my first bike with disc brakes, they are TRP Spyre-C mechanical discs. It came equipped with 160mm rotors. Would there be any compatibility issues if I want to try 140mm rotors? Is it...
05-15-18, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By PixelPaul

Gearing changes and chain length

i have a Sram Rival 1 drivetrain. If I switch between a 42T and 48T chainring and a 12-25 and 12-28 cassette will I have to also modify my chain length?
05-14-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 966
Posted By PixelPaul

Changing Sram Rival 1 chainrings

Is it possible to change the chain rings on a Sram Rival 1 crankset without removing the crank from the bike?
05-09-18, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By PixelPaul

Narrow-wide 1x chanrings for new Shimano cranks?

Does anyone know if there are any available 1x narrow-wide chain rings available for the newer style Shimano r9000/r8000/r7000 cranks? I'd like to run a 1x setup with a 40T for cyclocross.
12-26-17, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,066
Posted By PixelPaul

In between sizes, not sure which to choose?

See size chart below. I'm 5'6", which according to the chart puts me on a XS. But I have a 31.75" inseam, which puts me on a M. Should I split the difference and go with the S? Not sure what other...
03-23-16, 05:57 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,893
Posted By PixelPaul

I think that in addition to getting more people...

I think that in addition to getting more people to try racing, as a group we need to do a better job of getting those who do come out and give it a try to keep coming back. I'm guessing more than a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-16, 10:38 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 36,219
Posted By PixelPaul

I don't understand the thought process of those...

I don't understand the thought process of those who choose to buy and ride this counterfeit stuff. Road cycling by itself is inherently risky, but we all accept the risks in order to do something we...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-16, 11:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,505
Posted By PixelPaul

Ribble (my go to place for all things Campy) has...

Ribble (my go to place for all things Campy) has Ultegra for $539 and Athena for $479 today.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-16, 10:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,505
Posted By PixelPaul

I think we have to wait and see on this. I'm sure...

I think we have to wait and see on this. I'm sure the Potenza will be available for less than the current 'suggested retail", but how much less remains to be seen. But I think certainly it won't be...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-16, 06:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,505
Posted By PixelPaul

Not a surprise that VeloNews doesn't like...

Not a surprise that VeloNews doesn't like anything Campagnolo. Seems like others do:

Road Bike Action | Campagnolo?s Gran Canaria Surprise...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,595
Posted By PixelPaul

Lat summer I got a new Athena equipped road bike...

Lat summer I got a new Athena equipped road bike after riding Campagnolo Veloce for a few years. The Athena is really nice, but honestly I can't say it shifts or brakes any better than the Veloce....
Forum: Great Lakes
07-18-13, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By PixelPaul

Just thought I would chime in here with a thumbs...

Just thought I would chime in here with a thumbs up for Ben's. Just had a bike built up with Campy, they did a great job after Wheel & Sprocket could not. Also had a bike fit at Ben's, super...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-13, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 753,140
Posted By PixelPaul

How did you get it for $656? It's showing $899...

How did you get it for $656? It's showing $899 now.
08-02-12, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By PixelPaul

Thanks. I found it on ebay from a guy in France....

Thanks. I found it on ebay from a guy in France. Paid only $400 for it, it was supposedly ridden very little. From the condition it looks like brand new. I guess it is the similar to what...
07-30-12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By PixelPaul

What is the correct bottom bracket & headset for this frame?

I bought a used 2004 Wilier Pro Race Scandium frame on ebay, that I plan to build up and use as a crit bike. I'm not sure what the correct headset and bottom bracket would be. See attached images,...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-19-12, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By PixelPaul

What has happened to Superweek?

I've gotten back into cycling a bit after a long layoff. Stopped out last week to watch a Superweek cat. 4/5 event. I was shocked to see only about 15 racers competing and far fewer spectating. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-12, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 839
Posted By PixelPaul

Calling all Campagnolo Athena users...

I'm considering updating my bike from Campagnolo Veloce to Athena. Most of the reviews I have been able to find about Athena have been mostly positive, but one I read on bikeradar.com described the...
03-29-12, 07:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,892
Posted By PixelPaul

Harbor Freight tools are pure garbage. Only use...

Harbor Freight tools are pure garbage. Only use for their stuff would be if you need a tool cheap for a one time job. I don't understand the individual who will spend $$$$$ on a bike and then skimp...
Forum: Great Lakes
03-26-12, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By PixelPaul

Question for those who race in SE Wisconsin

I'm hoping to give racing a try this year - WCA events, Tour of America's Dairyland & Superweek. I have a question about cassette gearing, do you have a single cassette that you use for all events or...
07-15-08, 12:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By PixelPaul

converting HR based training plan to power

I've been using a training plan with workouts from some of Carmichaels books and am pleased with the results. The workouts are based on a percentage of maximum heart rate. Now I am getting a...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-15-08, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 900
Posted By PixelPaul

John, your pictures are great, thanks for...

John, your pictures are great, thanks for sharing. It would be cool if you could break them out by category also.
Forum: Great Lakes
05-15-08, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,565
Posted By PixelPaul

Wow, those jerseys are way cool. How do I get...

Wow, those jerseys are way cool. How do I get one, I don't see them on their website store.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-05, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,370
Posted By PixelPaul

What's wrong with an aluminum bike? Seems like...

What's wrong with an aluminum bike? Seems like most of them are these days.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-05, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,370
Posted By PixelPaul

I'm seriously considering a new 2005 Bianchi San...

I'm seriously considering a new 2005 Bianchi San Mateo. Aluminum frame with carbon fork and seatstays with full Campagnolo Veloce group. Looking for comments from anyone who may own or have ridden...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-05, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By PixelPaul

Should have stated earlier, it will be a race...

Should have stated earlier, it will be a race bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-05, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By PixelPaul

Best frame deal ~$500

Looking to buy a frame/fork set to begin my new bike build. On a reasonably tight budget, and would like to keep the frame cost under $500. So what's the best deal out there? I need a 53/54cm or size...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-05, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By PixelPaul

Thanks for all the replys. I agree ideally the...

Thanks for all the replys. I agree ideally the best situation would be to ride the bike, but it is a frame for sale and not built up. They have a Small and Medium available and I'm trying to make the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-05, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By PixelPaul

I'm confused about the sizing of compact frames...

I'm confused about the sizing of compact frames and receiving conflicing advice. Hoping someone who has more experience bike fitting can help. Here are some of my measurements using the wrenchscience...
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