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05-04-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 119,602
Posted By OkFine

Got a decent shot of my Sempre at an event this...

Got a decent shot of my Sempre at an event this past weekend.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/pxl_20220501_143811616_5_e24730eb79ab9c04b2f4c358b83f602a04ae4e0d.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,828
Posted By OkFine

Really enjoying this wheelset. Deep enough to get...

Really enjoying this wheelset. Deep enough to get some gain and light enough to be worth the depth.
...
02-24-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,279
Posted By OkFine

Rework club rules to have open group rides and...

Rework club rules to have open group rides and rides that require prior authorization before they can join. Establish your ride as invite/approved only and exclude the rider. It addresses both this...
02-01-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,778
Posted By OkFine

I forgot entirely that there was a separate GX...

I forgot entirely that there was a separate GX wheelset from the GX32s and thought you were just being short with your referencing. You're completely right.
02-01-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,778
Posted By OkFine

I can also speak to the Spinergy GX32s. I really...

I can also speak to the Spinergy GX32s. I really love my set. Was a breeze setting up tubeless as well.
01-24-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,699
Posted By OkFine

Old thread I know, but I saw Poseidon is listing...

Old thread I know, but I saw Poseidon is listing the derailleur hanger on their site for purchase now and thought of this thread.

https://www.poseidonbike.com/products/derailleur-hanger
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 864,163
Posted By OkFine

Good price on a sweet pair of Token wheels. ...

Good price on a sweet pair of Token wheels.

https://www.merlincycles.com/en-us/token-ventous-prime-carbon-disc-clincher-wheelset-2021-232790.html
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 864,163
Posted By OkFine

Boyd is running a SITE WIDE 25% off sale on...

Boyd is running a SITE WIDE 25% off sale on Monday 11/29/21.

https://boydcycling.com/pages/cyber-monday
11-20-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,559
Posted By OkFine

Very cool. I always enjoyed that head, but not so...

Very cool. I always enjoyed that head, but not so much the weight of it going from show to show. I ended up selling my GS412 for the same reasons actually lol.
11-19-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,559
Posted By OkFine

Eric F That's a really nice Aguilar rig you got...

Eric F That's a really nice Aguilar rig you got over there, but I only see guitars. Let's see the basses!
11-19-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,559
Posted By OkFine

Not necessarily my favorite, but it does what I...

Not necessarily my favorite, but it does what I want without taking up a tremendous amount of space. I do enjoy how the hooks are able to slide around on the mount.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 864,163
Posted By OkFine

I did this last year for a set of Prologues. I...

I did this last year for a set of Prologues. I HIGHLY recommend it.
08-24-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,758
Posted By OkFine

I use this one. ...

I use this one.
...
08-06-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By OkFine

Interesting shift of how the nature of the deaths...

Interesting shift of how the nature of the deaths changed post 1990.
08-06-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,696
Posted By OkFine

I have both the 3D and the 4D. Both serve me well...

I have both the 3D and the 4D. Both serve me well and were dirt cheap. Hard to complain about them unless you're chaffing.
08-02-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,493
Posted By OkFine

Schwalbe Pro One Tubeless mounted on my Boyds...

Schwalbe Pro One Tubeless mounted on my Boyds pretty easily. I originally wanted to use GP5000s, but as you said Boyd was very clear about not using those.

I did put some GP5000 non tubeless on my...
07-09-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,368
Posted By OkFine

Yeah it slithered right on up to where we were. I...

Yeah it slithered right on up to where we were. I took pictures for about 5 minutes slowly inching closer hoping to not scare it away. Eventually I got as close as seen here and it was perfect.

I...
07-07-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,368
Posted By OkFine

Very compliant with me taking photos of it; sat...

Very compliant with me taking photos of it; sat still and watched me the whole time.
...
06-28-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,952
Posted By OkFine

I'm enjoying mine. ...

I'm enjoying mine.

https://www.spinergy.com/products/gx32
06-24-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By OkFine

I can't imagine valve stem length having any...

I can't imagine valve stem length having any appreciable impact on performance, but make note, the stem needs at least be long enough to clear your rim depth.
06-15-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,952
Posted By OkFine

I also ordered a dropbar Poseidon X a few months...

I also ordered a dropbar Poseidon X a few months back and immediately converted it to tubeless by putting Spinergy GX32 wheels on it. I just don't have the energy to try and make something do what it...
06-02-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,659
Posted By OkFine

I still buy from Performance and have even had...

I still buy from Performance and have even had good customer service when I had an issue. I don't know the older Performance Bike, but I have no complaints with the current.
05-04-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By OkFine

Nothing better than a new Bianchi. I've loved all...

Nothing better than a new Bianchi. I've loved all of mine.

Recently I had a gun stock painted to match my Bianchi so while it wasn't a new bike day per se, I still had the same anxiety the day I...
03-30-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,699
Posted By OkFine

Is converting to thru axle and having a spare one...

Is converting to thru axle and having a spare one of these handy a viable option or am I missing something?

https://www.poseidonbike.com/collections/adventure-bike/products/thru-axle-conversion-kit
03-26-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 42,497
Posted By OkFine

4/2/21 is the date Poseidon gave me for restock.

4/2/21 is the date Poseidon gave me for restock.
03-19-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 42,497
Posted By OkFine

Almost all sizes are sold out for the frame and...

Almost all sizes are sold out for the frame and the preorder is also sold out in most sizes as well. Seems to be a very in demand item!
03-19-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 42,497
Posted By OkFine

Framset is sold out and I'm not interested in the...

Framset is sold out and I'm not interested in the flatbar version sadly. The Redwood is in stock, but that starts creeping in the price range of other models. Hmm.
03-18-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 42,497
Posted By OkFine

Oh. Well that sucks.

Oh. Well that sucks.
03-18-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 42,497
Posted By OkFine

Just stumbled across the Poseidon X and it looks...

Just stumbled across the Poseidon X and it looks really interesting. Any clue on when availability might come back?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,861
Posted By OkFine

Oh this one isn't approaching an inch in...

Oh this one isn't approaching an inch in diameter.

Sadly it only came in one size. It could have been very simple for Wahoo to have done ladder rungs in the attachment to fit a wider range of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,861
Posted By OkFine

I haven't measured with calipers, but the...

I haven't measured with calipers, but the supplied mount from Wahoo was very loose. This small of a diameter is the only "downside" to Boyd's Skyuka hubs I've found.

It's entirely possible that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,861
Posted By OkFine

Wahoo Speed Sensor mounting alternative - O-Ring?

When mounting the Wahoo speed sensor on my bike, I found that the asymmetrical hub on the rear wasn't really suited for a sensor to bridge the gap so I planned on putting it on the front, but the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,844
Posted By OkFine

Boyd Prologue series. ...

Boyd Prologue series.

https://boydcycling.com/collections/carbon-road-prologue-series

Can get 20% off in the Trade Up Program...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 864,163
Posted By OkFine

20% off carbon Boyd wheelsets with trade in...

20% off carbon Boyd wheelsets with trade in program. Just did it myself and picked up a smoking deal on their Prologue wheels.
...
Forum: For Sale
08-19-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 730
Posted By OkFine

Campagnolo Veloce 10spd group/FSA Gosammer/Reparto Corse

10 speed Campagnolo Veloce groupset
Interloc Racing conversion Campagnolo spaced, Shimano spline 11-32T cassette
FSA Gosammer 50/34T BB30 Crank
Reparto Corse Rim Brakes
(Bike not included)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 981
Posted By OkFine

Scribe wheels

So I'm in the market for some a new wheelset and I came across Scribe wheels. I searched as best as I could and found two mentions of them which kind of shocked me considering how many ads I see for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,968
Posted By OkFine

I'm 33 for whatever that's worth. I had to think...

I'm 33 for whatever that's worth. I had to think about it for a second. Crazy how you're asked that less as you get older.

I went from SPD to the SPD-SL pedals (I had an adapter to use these...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,968
Posted By OkFine

Numb foot - possibly shoes?

About 6-8 miles into each ride, my right foot starts to numb starting from the pinky toe and travels inward. Originally I thought it may be a pinched nerve so I started experimenting with different...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By OkFine

Not that I could find. I ended up ordering a...

Not that I could find. I ended up ordering a Campagnolo cassette that mounts to a Shimano freehub that was linked above. I think it will work out if they will ever ship it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By OkFine

I just realized that and came back to scratch...

I just realized that and came back to scratch that other post out. This is a pricier project than I thought since I had originally thought freehub mounting was somewhat standard and wouldn't incur...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By OkFine

Yeah those seem to be few and far between.

Yeah those seem to be few and far between.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By OkFine

Cheaper than new wheels though. I was already...

Cheaper than new wheels though. I was already wanting to change the cassette from the 12-25 to something along the lines of 11-28. I suppose 11-32 might do the trick.

Ideally I would take the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By OkFine

I considered putting a spacer in and then using a...

I considered putting a spacer in and then using a 10 speed Shimano cassette if swapping freehubs wasn't an option. I'm not sure how that would shift though.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By OkFine

Campagnolo freehub on Shimano wheels?

I just bought a Bianchi Sempre Veloce and am wanting to swap the wheels from the Reparto Corse 5.1 lites to Shimano WH-RS500. What are the odds of the Campagnolo freehub mounting to the Shimano wheel?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,830
Posted By OkFine

I ended up with a pair of Rapha Classic II bibs....

I ended up with a pair of Rapha Classic II bibs. They're objectively better than the Przewalskis, but I wasn't blown away by the experience*. I took them out on a hilly 32 miles this morning and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,830
Posted By OkFine

In regards to focusing on chamois coverage and...

In regards to focusing on chamois coverage and position, I'm not sure how to go about doing that to be honest. None of the brands I mentioned in my original post show where the pad is in the bibs and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,830
Posted By OkFine

Higher end bibs - is there a wrong choice?

I'm looking to purchase a pair of "nice" bibs. I've been researching Desoto 400, Assos Equipe Evo, Rapha Classic/Explore, and Pactimo Summit Stratos and can't seem to find a definitive answer of...
08-19-18, 09:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,446
Posted By OkFine

Except that Rolex and Timex aren't sharing any...

Except that Rolex and Timex aren't sharing any components, much less components that have been changed several times over two to the three decades retaining the same overall product names blurring...
08-17-18, 01:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,446
Posted By OkFine

Thanks I guess. Great. Thank you. I...

Thanks I guess.



Great. Thank you. I had seen Performancebike, but not the rest.



I had no idea Bicycle Blue Book sold. I'll have to look them up.
08-17-18, 11:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,446
Posted By OkFine

Really appreciate the replies. Some concerns were...

Really appreciate the replies. Some concerns were confirmed and uncovered some new items too. I was particularly worried that modern manufacturing processes were more oriented around corner cutting...
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