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Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-13, 09:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,381
Posted By ruindd

That is a good price and shipping should be...

That is a good price and shipping should be quicker (and without fear of getting hit for customs), but I haven't heard of them or ordered from them. Since they don't have an address listed in their...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-13, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,181
Posted By ruindd

You might want to double check with someone more...

You might want to double check with someone more familiar with the Mavic lineup, but it looks like you can just swap the freehub and re-dish.

http://www.artscyclery.com/descpage-MVFHB.html
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-13, 08:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,883
Posted By ruindd

This is pretty much what I did. BHS has great...

This is pretty much what I did. BHS has great prices. I got 105 hubs from ribble though.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-13, 07:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,883
Posted By ruindd

http://i.imgur.com/IBLKOAEh.jpg I just built...

http://i.imgur.com/IBLKOAEh.jpg

I just built up some new wheels for around $350.

Hub: Shimano 105 32H
Spokes: Sapim Race
Niplles: Sapim Brass
Rim: Pacenti SL23

They handle incredible, are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-13, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,181
Posted By ruindd

Some hub manufacturers have come up with new...

Some hub manufacturers have come up with new parts that you can put on an old hub to make it 11 sp compatible. You would also need to redish the wheel after swapping the parts though. What...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-13, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,181
Posted By ruindd

Ribble has a full (includes chain, cassette,...

Ribble has a full (includes chain, cassette, crank, brakes, etc.) DA 9000 group for $1,650 or full Di2 Ultegra for $1,350. If you're worried about keeping 10 sp wheels, i'd get Di2 Ultegra over 7900....
05-22-13, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By ruindd

Most torque specs are for dry threads. A lot of...

Most torque specs are for dry threads. A lot of torque specs are max torque. My seat post says 5-7 Nm max torque for dry threads. The "right" torque is 5-7 Nm. Is 5 Nm more right than 7 Nm?

What...
05-21-13, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By ruindd

Nope, I grease all of my bolts, so a torque...

Nope, I grease all of my bolts, so a torque wrench is pointless.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,015
Posted By ruindd

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-13, 06:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,205
Posted By ruindd

It might seem wasteful, but if i've got a lot of...

It might seem wasteful, but if i've got a lot of miles and lots of nicks and cuts in a tire...I often change it out after the 2nd flat. I don't flat very often (every 6-9 months) and when I do, it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-13, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,205
Posted By ruindd

Squareness in general doesn't matter though?

Squareness in general doesn't matter though?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-13, 04:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,205
Posted By ruindd

Squared off rear tire; when do you retire the tire?

Does anyone have pictures of a squared off rear tire that's ready to be changed?

My rear tire is starting to get pretty squared off, but i'm not sure if it's something I need to worry about yet.
05-21-13, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By ruindd

Carbon Creak: Too tight or too loose?

I've got a good creak (nearly a snapping sound) coming out of my seatpost area when going over bumps (while seated) or shifting my weight. I've got carbon assembly paste between the frame and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-13, 06:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,118
Posted By ruindd

http://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/sp/road-track-bike/c...

http://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/sp/road-track-bike/chains-chains-kmc-dx-10-10-spd-chain-oem/kmcachai650000000000

KMC DX10. IIRC, the only difference between this and their pricier models is weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-13, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,620
Posted By ruindd

Are pro locks aluminum? I don't understand why...

Are pro locks aluminum? I don't understand why people use aluminum nipples. I've had issues with them cracking, seizing, breaking, and rounding off. I've never had a problem with a brass nipple. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-13, 12:09 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 13,230
Posted By ruindd

This guy is legit cray cray.

This guy is legit cray cray.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-13, 11:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,551
Posted By ruindd

I'd check all of your connections. It's pretty...

I'd check all of your connections. It's pretty unlikely that you have a bad part. Are all of your connections solid? I'd disconnect ever junction (use the included tool) and make sure all the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By ruindd

The answer I found was cyclingtorrents.nl. They...

The answer I found was cyclingtorrents.nl. They usually have an HD feed up 5-6 hours after the race finishes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-13, 03:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,730
Posted By ruindd

This. I got my Seven with a horizontal TT,...

This.

I got my Seven with a horizontal TT, it was pretty sweet.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,008
Posted By ruindd

You can control the music on your phone with it?...

You can control the music on your phone with it? This might be worth it just for that.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-13, 06:17 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 8,610
Posted By ruindd

The biggest problem is translating that science...

The biggest problem is translating that science to reality.

The "stiffest" frame would ride like ****. The softest frame would also ride like ****. A great frame lies somewhere in between those...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-13, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By ruindd

wiggle, ribble, and probikekit all have good...

wiggle, ribble, and probikekit all have good prices the majority of the time.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-13, 10:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,212
Posted By ruindd

Where do you get the box to ship wheels in? Is it...

Where do you get the box to ship wheels in? Is it better to do one wheel per box, or both wheels in one big box?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-13, 11:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,576
Posted By ruindd

Ultegra's aren't that much better than 105s. If...

Ultegra's aren't that much better than 105s. If it were me, i'd get the 105s.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-13, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By ruindd

The have a new guy doing reviews now. I think for...

The have a new guy doing reviews now. I think for a while they didn't have a dedicated "review guy" and the quality seemed to drop a bit. But the new guy seems ok.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-13, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By ruindd

This just makes me miss my seven... :(

This just makes me miss my seven... :(
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-13, 04:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,212
Posted By ruindd

Sounds like you got dinged $9, not $41.

Sounds like you got dinged $9, not $41.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-13, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 65,727
Posted By ruindd

It's pretty obvious that you have no actual...

It's pretty obvious that you have no actual information to back up anything you're saying.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-13, 12:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,153
Posted By ruindd

I ride my carbon clinchers (ENVE 6.7) nearly...

I ride my carbon clinchers (ENVE 6.7) nearly everyday here (SLC, UT) without any problems. Between the pads and rims, my braking is 90% as good as an alloy setup. I've never even had trouble in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-13, 10:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,694
Posted By ruindd

No. No. They're setup to give you...

No.



No.

They're setup to give you the ability to produce the greatest power (due to hip angle) while sacrificing comfort and handling. It's the same reasons a road bike is 'faster' than a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-13, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,383
Posted By ruindd

I had the new red brakes and swapped back to...

I had the new red brakes and swapped back to shimanos. I didn't like the single pivot. It was worth the weight penalty for good braking. I ride a lot of mountains, so it's worth it for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-13, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 65,727
Posted By ruindd

What do you like about the C2s over the 45s?

What do you like about the C2s over the 45s?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-13, 06:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,019
Posted By ruindd

I've had bad experiences with FSA cranks & B/B....

I've had bad experiences with FSA cranks & B/B. Shimano 105s are solid as a rock. Everything else is marginal gains of weight/stiffness.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-13, 03:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,974
Posted By ruindd

It'd be around 1800 grams with 32H. If you want...

It'd be around 1800 grams with 32H. If you want "bombproof training wheels, these are pretty sweet. You save a 400 grams by going with a lower spoke count, thinner spokes, and cartridge hubs, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-13, 01:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,974
Posted By ruindd

I'd say to get some 32H (or even 36H if you...

I'd say to get some 32H (or even 36H if you really want) Shimano 105 hubs ($60) some simple double butted spokes (wheelsmith db14, dt swiss comps, or sapim race) spokes (should be a little over $1 a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-13, 09:23 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,611
Posted By ruindd

I've actually had less problems when I rode at...

I've actually had less problems when I rode at night (just around midnight) than I do riding any other time of the day. Scratch that, any time close to rush hour is terrible. ****ing inpatient...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-13, 06:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,950
Posted By ruindd

Mine adds about $4 to our 6 month premium, so i...

Mine adds about $4 to our 6 month premium, so i added it. I agree with higher deductible to lower your premium, I'll have to see how much that affects our premium.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-13, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,950
Posted By ruindd

Are you against adding it against your home...

Are you against adding it against your home owners/renters insurance? Or just against a stand alone policy for it?

I had mine stolen and it was covered by my renters (replacement cost) for my $500...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-13, 12:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,952
Posted By ruindd

Very good. I just got a complete Ultegra Di2...

Very good. I just got a complete Ultegra Di2 Group (including crank, bb, brakes, chain, cassette, cable/housing) for $1350 shipped. That's as much as competitive has the upgrade kit for.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-13, 01:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,405
Posted By ruindd

Bonts are pretty wide and come in SP specific.

Bonts are pretty wide and come in SP specific.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-13, 12:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,401
Posted By ruindd

I've said it before, but the Lemond Revolution is...

I've said it before, but the Lemond Revolution is an awesome trainer. It has great road feel, easy to hook the bike up, and you don't have to worry about the tire wearing out. It gets noisy, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-13, 06:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,459
Posted By ruindd

Really? I tried one but returned it and went with...

Really? I tried one but returned it and went with the SLR (regular) flow because it seemed a little too gimmicky.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-13, 12:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,216
Posted By ruindd

I see this is the biggest problem. Flex/play...

I see this is the biggest problem. Flex/play between your cassette and wheel is always a bad thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-13, 04:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,522
Posted By ruindd

You might be right. I want a bunch of USPS...

You might be right. I want a bunch of USPS jerseys now. It'd be kind of cool.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-13, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By ruindd

Pretty sure you want this. They used to have...

Pretty sure you want this. They used to have really good prices, but it's hard to beat ribble these days. Especially if you' want shimano stuff. It's dirt cheap right now. $800 for full ultegra and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-13, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,212
Posted By ruindd

I wouldn't worry about it. Put a small boot/patch...

I wouldn't worry about it. Put a small boot/patch on the inside of tire. The actual hole caused by the nail is smaller than the nail (since the rubber stretches a bit). The entry/exit point look to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-13, 09:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,455
Posted By ruindd

They've had pretty quick turn around with forks....

They've had pretty quick turn around with forks. Same day processing even.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-13, 10:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,984
Posted By ruindd

I've noticed the same. I have a Quarq as well, so...

I've noticed the same. I have a Quarq as well, so it might be an influence. If i'm just noodling around, my power balance is way off. During the beginning of my ride it's usually pretty unbalanced as...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-13, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 910
Posted By ruindd

I've had both, and I agree with most of this....

I've had both, and I agree with most of this. This is probably the best review to go with. I had a few different experiences, and feel stronger than jtwilson about a few things.

Brakes: Setting up...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-13, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,822
Posted By ruindd

'dat BB shell...

'dat BB shell...
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