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05-16-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,619
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I just don’t care. I ride solo in the boonies...

I just don’t care. I ride solo in the boonies going on adventures. I guess if you are competing a dedicated road bike will be faster.
02-28-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,701
Posted By gravelED

My Aspero is both my gravel bike and road bike, I...

My Aspero is both my gravel bike and road bike, I just swap wheels. The geometry feels more 'Road' than 'Gravel' , but it handles both very well. As TangerineOwl mentioned, the Giant Defy is another...
02-17-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 254,895
Posted By Happy Feet

Mixed road and gravel yesterday even though it...

Mixed road and gravel yesterday even though it was drizzly and cold.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49549913218_cc0ba870f5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iuyfUA)
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02-16-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Back on gravel soon!

Been out since November and going insane! Hopefully I will be tearing up the local gravel roads in a few weeks. Gravel is my favorite discipline and I canít wait to be logging some serious miles....
01-26-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 3,447,767
Posted By alanalanbobalan

I finished converting an old steel Trek road bike...

I finished converting an old steel Trek road bike to a gravel bike and took it for a spin for the first time this weekend. Basically I just put some tubeless 38mm Gravelkings onto 650b Pacenti Brevet...
01-25-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 3,447,767
Posted By DorkDisk

Not yet a full bike, but heres my Swiss Cross. ...

Not yet a full bike, but heres my Swiss Cross.


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Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By rumrunn6

you can always just wait to fall. then you'll...

you can always just wait to fall. then you'll see, OK, yeah, right there, that's a problem
01-16-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By chas58

I enjoyed the video. Thanks!!!

I enjoyed the video. Thanks!!!
01-13-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 3,447,767
Posted By MAGAIVER

Cernunnos Touro, a handbuilt steel bike with an...

Cernunnos Touro, a handbuilt steel bike with an aluminum fork painted to match.
Made in Curitiba, ParanŠ, Brazil.
Shimano Sora R3000 drivetrain with a Deore 9 speed rear derailleur.
Salsa...
11-29-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,691
Posted By mstateglfr

a wider rim will widen the tire width, but a 1mm...

a wider rim will widen the tire width, but a 1mm inner width increase will be negligible in tire width difference. If your frame has the room, I wouldnt think twice as you wouldnt visibly see it as...
11-11-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,412
Posted By msu2001la

Good luck!!! I raced again yesterday. It...

Good luck!!!

I raced again yesterday. It was only the 2nd time on my bike in the last two weeks, due to a combo of busy work, getting sick, lousy weather.

I went as hard as I could and ended...
11-09-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 3,447,767
Posted By babyshoe36

Lemond Poprad 2001

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11-09-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,850
Posted By Rajflyboy

Yes you hit the nail on the head

Yes

you hit the nail on the head
11-03-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 254,895
Posted By KenCT

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Night gravel ride. Entrance to the Steep Rock...
10-27-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 3,447,767
Posted By StumpyJR

Tracklocross set up at the moment, but I have a...

Tracklocross set up at the moment, but I have a rear wheel (and a matching rear brake with paul lever) to race sscx on. ...
10-19-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 3,447,767
Posted By Jakedatc

New bike day.. shake down ride on our local easy...

New bike day.. shake down ride on our local easy mtb trails. First race on it tomorrow. Giant TCX Advanced. ...
10-09-19, 01:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,016
Posted By Geekage

Meh. There's just a lot of grease and it can't...

Meh. There's just a lot of grease and it can't have gummed up that much in thirteen months. The seven year old grease on my shifters was still fine.

Besides, the pawl springs are pretty strong,...
10-09-19, 01:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,016
Posted By Geekage

You can get a better look at the red cable spool...

You can get a better look at the red cable spool by removing the three screws holding the cover plate on. You can see one screw in your photo. Another is up and to the left of the ratchet, and the...
10-08-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,016
Posted By dsaul

Detaching the cable at the derailleur and...

Detaching the cable at the derailleur and re-installing it at the shifter would be the first thing I would try. You only need to push the cable out far enough to be able to re-seat the head in the...
10-02-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,691
Posted By Rides4Beer

I had a second wheelset for my Revolt (they now...

I had a second wheelset for my Revolt (they now live on the new disc road bike until I get a set of carbon wheels for it), and the only issue I noticed when swapping back and forth was that the stock...
09-30-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 3,447,767
Posted By sgtdirt

Giant TCXSS Adam Craig special addition. getting...

Giant TCXSS Adam Craig special addition. getting ready for Mt. Davis. https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x960/mgdd_c458b494fd939df0374dd8be8a7f706ff1b9e1e1.jpg
09-28-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,651
Posted By shoota

There's no way any fat gravel tire is as fast as...

There's no way any fat gravel tire is as fast as a proper road tire. No flipping way.
09-25-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,691
Posted By chas58

Yes, but its the package. And it depends on...

Yes, but its the package. And it depends on what you define as heavy. If you have some 2kg+ boat anchors, yes you should feel it.

My bike came with DTSWISS ER 1600 SPLINEģ 23 Aluminum wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,016
Posted By tomato coupe

"They" don't seem to know what impeccably means,...

"They" don't seem to know what impeccably means, so why do you trust them to know anything about bikes?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,016
Posted By mstateglfr

You are new to riding and bought an almost $6000...

You are new to riding and bought an almost $6000 bike. It isnt going to hold you back. You are going to hold the bike back due to lack of strength/endurance/experience.

Who specifically are the...
09-23-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 254,895
Posted By HTupolev

Heading into drizzle season. ...

Heading into drizzle season.

https://i.imgur.com/709BhDF.jpg
09-20-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 254,895
Posted By TimothyH

I took a gravel vacation this week. Among...

I took a gravel vacation this week.

Among the highlights were seeing two bears, one not ten minutes into the first day's ride.
...
09-17-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,691
Posted By RockiesDad

Might need slight adjustments on the RD or you...

Might need slight adjustments on the RD or you can use a thin spacer when mounting a cassettes to match each other.

There are thin shims you can use to match rotor locations. I used two shims on...
09-17-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,691
Posted By chas58

"you shouldn't" need to is different than you...

"you shouldn't" need to is different than you don't. I don't think you should - there are spacers to align them to a common spot. Then again Mavic is French, and sometimes they just kind of go off...
09-16-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,691
Posted By Metieval

https://www.merlincycles.com/dt-swiss-er-1600-spli...

https://www.merlincycles.com/dt-swiss-er-1600-spline-32-disc-road-wheelset-700c-112361.html

not the best but just under 1800 gram, and for that price.. its a deal
09-16-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,691
Posted By Elvo

I have a pair of 650B and 700C wheels that I swap...

I have a pair of 650B and 700C wheels that I swap from time to time. No adjustment needed. Front/rear TA with TRP cable brakes
09-16-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,691
Posted By Chi_Z

did you check the spacer behind the cassette?...

did you check the spacer behind the cassette? they comes in different sizes from 1.7mm to 2mm
09-16-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,691
Posted By dgodave

I have 1 brand new DT wheelset and a 2nd DT...

I have 1 brand new DT wheelset and a 2nd DT wheelset thats maybe 4 or 5 years old. Thru axles. Dont need to adjust anything. Using mech disc brakes.
09-16-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,691
Posted By Caliper

I'm going to disagree with several above and say...

I'm going to disagree with several above and say that you may need to readjust the derailleur. I have two wheelsets on my road bike - one Reynolds and another Mavic. I do need to adjust the limit...
09-05-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,668
Posted By ksryder

As someone who lives in the Midwest, I agree with...

As someone who lives in the Midwest, I agree with this statement.

I love our gravel roads around here but there's a lot better places for scenery that I would point a tourist towards.
09-02-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 3,447,767
Posted By BBBRPDL

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Trek Crockett Disc Frameset 61cm 2019
Zipp...
08-29-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,469
Posted By Noctilux.95

Some CX bikes like the Giant TCX can fit bigger...

Some CX bikes like the Giant TCX can fit bigger tires like gravel bikes.
08-18-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,936
Posted By redlude97

Fast Talk podcast, ep. 81: The cyclocross episode with Coach Holicky, Katie Compton,

Good timing from velonews
https://www.velonews.com/2019/08/training/fast-talk-podcast-ep-81-the-cyclocross-episode-with-coach-holicky-katie-compton-ellen-noble-and-maxx-chance_499418

Especially...
08-08-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,807
Posted By Markus_79

SuperX new models can fit up to 42 - with little...

SuperX new models can fit up to 42 - with little clearance left, but you can use 45 tyres with a 650b wheel.
08-05-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 254,895
Posted By LeFreakyBone

I had an amazing weekend at the Rooted Vermont...

I had an amazing weekend at the Rooted Vermont event put on by Ted and Laura King in Richmond, VT. Having only recently gotten into cycling this past May, this was a great introduction into the...
06-24-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,915
Posted By Caliper

I have a helmet. It fits my head. My head is no...

I have a helmet. It fits my head. My head is no different shape or size when I ride paved roads or gravel roads or trails.
06-24-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,294
Posted By Rides4Beer

My gravel bike is 4lbs heavier than my road bike,...

My gravel bike is 4lbs heavier than my road bike, and I have no problem keeping up on fast group rides with a set of 28mm GP5Ks, can even still take some sprint zones (I could keep up with them with...
06-23-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,297
Posted By stanion

I've been enjoying Terrene Elwood 650bx47mm tires...

I've been enjoying Terrene Elwood 650bx47mm tires (the tough version):
...
06-22-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 17,304
Posted By BluFalconActual

Iím a roadie at heart and just picked up a 2020...

Iím a roadie at heart and just picked up a 2020 Revolt and after 3 days of ownership/riding, I can totally see it being a quiver killer. If I were to slap on a set of skinnier GP5000 tires, I can...
06-21-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,294
Posted By Abe_Froman

Yup. I've got a Focus Mares cyclocross bike. I...

Yup. I've got a Focus Mares cyclocross bike. I commute on it, race crits and ride fast group rides on 28mm GP4000s, race CX on it with 35mm knobbies, and race gravel with 40mm gravel tires. I SORT of...
06-19-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,756
Posted By Rides4Beer

Why avoid carbon? It's not going to crack, and if...

Why avoid carbon? It's not going to crack, and if it does, Giant will replace it. I think you need a new salesman for not recommending the Revolt Advanced 2 (unless you specifically told him no...
06-16-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,813
Posted By BluesDawg

The only condescending attitudes I'm seeing are...

The only condescending attitudes I'm seeing are coming from members of this forum. I enjoyed the video. Education First is one of my favorite pro tour teams. I've followed their coach, Jonathan...
06-10-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,297
Posted By Spoonrobot

IMO the all-around tire and road tire can be the...

IMO the all-around tire and road tire can be the same but you didn't really ask about that.

Anyway, I use the WTB Resolutes for my monster-cross bike. They're a good tire for singletrack and also...
06-10-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,297
Posted By rumrunn6

I have a set of 45mm Riddlers & they are great...

I have a set of 45mm Riddlers & they are great off road. I got them cuz I was pushing the envelope for the straight bar hybrid I was torturing off road & they helped a lot! the tires are so good, in...
05-26-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,984
Posted By shroomaroom

So I've done a quick 50km ride with it yesterday...

So I've done a quick 50km ride with it yesterday and besides the fact that it's really confortable the pockets are great ! I've put my keys, snacks, phone, gloves and cycling cap at one point or...
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