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07-22-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By 09box

The thought of converting to a 1x has come to...

The thought of converting to a 1x has come to mind.
07-21-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,309
Posted By 09box

How about a frame bag?

How about a frame bag?
07-21-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,266
Posted By 09box

I use Chain Reaction Cycles and Wiggle with good...

I use Chain Reaction Cycles and Wiggle with good results.
07-21-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,772
Posted By 09box

I wear a doo rag every time I ride and also I...

I wear a doo rag every time I ride and also I will not shave my head in the summertime due to the sun.
07-21-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,292
Posted By 09box

Thanks for the link. All the links on Cyclingfans...

Thanks for the link. All the links on Cyclingfans have seemed to not work anymore.
07-21-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,591
Posted By 09box

I think Alaphilippe could do it (if he can keep...

I think Alaphilippe could do it (if he can keep it together and survive the itt). If he falters, I think Pinot could pull the time gap and be a close contender.
07-21-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By 09box

I should be mentioned the part about the 1x, my...

I should be mentioned the part about the 1x, my bad..
07-21-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 26,056
Posted By 09box

The most exciting gravel bike is the one you are...

The most exciting gravel bike is the one you are currently riding :thumb:

That BMC urs looks like a great bike until you see the price. If I were going to plunk money on a gravel bike, I'd go for...
07-21-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By 09box

The 34/36 is low enough and I do use the whole...

The 34/36 is low enough and I do use the whole cassette down to the 11t. Id say I use the 50 and the 34 equal due to the terrain here in PA. I've thought about going next to a 1x gravel bike so...
07-21-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,342
Posted By 09box

Fwiw, my Fuji Sportif came with a 9 speed...

Fwiw, my Fuji Sportif came with a 9 speed drivetrain and a 10 speed cassette swapped on no problem with the stock RD. I'm running a 10 speed 11-36 cassette on the stock road Tiagra RD..
07-21-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,412
Posted By 09box

+1 to who recommended Gevenalle shifters. I've...

+1 to who recommended Gevenalle shifters. I've had those on multiple bikes and no issues. Also, nice to see all the vintage steel in this thread.
Forum: Commuting
07-21-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,130
Posted By 09box

Green Guru Gear has fantastic bags. I've used...

Green Guru Gear has fantastic bags. I've used them for years in one form or another. Lifetime warranty and made in Colorado.
07-21-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By 09box

Upgrading Crank Set

I have a 50/34 crankset on my Fuji Sportif and are exploring an upgrade to something lower geared. Is it worthwhile to goto something like a 46/30 or even a 46/36? Would a mountain bike double such...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
07-21-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,062
Posted By 09box

Even tho the PA side is rougher surface wise, I...

Even tho the PA side is rougher surface wise, I prefer it due to the better scenery of the river. I do it on 32c road tires or Knobbies with no issues.
Forum: Northeast
07-21-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,707
Posted By 09box

Sam Adams tour. One of the best brewery tours...

Sam Adams tour. One of the best brewery tours I've done hands down.!
07-21-19, 12:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,698
Posted By 09box

I prefer to save my knees. I run a 50-34 in the...

I prefer to save my knees. I run a 50-34 in the front and a 11-36 10 speed in the back. Pondering an upgrade to a 46-30 or 46-36 myself.
07-21-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,396
Posted By 09box

Fuji Sportif Disc. Mine will fit 35s no problem....

Fuji Sportif Disc. Mine will fit 35s no problem. I've run Knobbies on mine and taken it on singletrack with no issue. Mine wears 32c road tires most of the time and I swap on gravel tires for rough...
05-30-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,076
Posted By 09box

Strada USH vs. Gravelking SK

I'm looking for a 700x32 70-30 road to gravel tire and have narrowed it down to these two. Which should I go with? I have a pair of Ritchey Crossmax for singletrack. This is for a Fuji Sportif Disc..
05-27-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By 09box

I won't go any smaller than a 700x32 tire...

I won't go any smaller than a 700x32 tire anymore..
05-27-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By 09box

LBS did the install so I'm sure they looked over...

LBS did the install so I'm sure they looked over everything okay including B-screw.
05-26-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By 09box

It turns out that the 11-36 tooth cassette works...

It turns out that the 11-36 tooth cassette works with the stock derailleur so I'm going with that setup..
05-26-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,587
Posted By 09box

Gevenalle shifters get my vote.

Gevenalle shifters get my vote.
05-23-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By 09box

Doing some research, it seems that a Wolftooth...

Doing some research, it seems that a Wolftooth Roadlink might be a an avenue to pursue..
05-22-19, 11:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By 09box

I'm running a road drivetrain since this is on my...

I'm running a road drivetrain since this is on my road bike. Trying to go non clutch to keep this cheap as possible and not have to upgrade more parts than needed.
05-22-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By 09box

10 Speed 36 Tooth Derailleur Options?

Are there any rear derailleur out there that will work with a 10 speed Shimano 11-36 set up that is non clutch? I'm stumped on trying to find one..
04-01-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By 09box

I emailed someone from Evans Cycles in the UK and...

I emailed someone from Evans Cycles in the UK and they are the only ones who sell the Pinnacle models so I'm calling BS on this..
04-01-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By 09box

All points duly noted..

All points duly noted..
04-01-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By 09box

Just curious..how do you figure the site is a...

Just curious..how do you figure the site is a scam?
04-01-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By 09box

I never heard of the site until a few weeks ago...

I never heard of the site until a few weeks ago myself and stumbled across it. Pinnacle is the house brand of Evans Cycles over in the UK. Price looked reasonable and shipping isn't too crazy on the...
03-31-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By 09box

Pinnacle Arkose X

https://road-bike-sale.com/products/2018-Pinnacle-Arkose-X-Adventure-Road-Bike.html

I might be in the market for a new gravel bike and the price is right. Any thoughts?
02-10-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By 09box

Go with Gevenalle for shifters. The Tanpan will...

Go with Gevenalle for shifters. The Tanpan will probably give you the ability to run a larger cassette.
01-20-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,614
Posted By 09box

Giants are pretty good bikes for the money. I saw...

Giants are pretty good bikes for the money. I saw a Pinnacle Arkose X (think that is what its called) on Road Bike Sale's site for $540 usd..
Forum: Northeast
01-20-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,696
Posted By 09box

Riding Around Amherst, Mass?

I am going to be in Amherst, Mass the second weekend of April for a couple days. Any rail trails or gravel riding in the area?
01-09-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By 09box

Somebody offered me a Shimano C201 mtb derailleur...

Somebody offered me a Shimano C201 mtb derailleur new in the box (looks like its an 8 speed). Looks like a long cage with a max of 34T according to specs. Is it worth maybe picking this up plus a...
01-04-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,295
Posted By 09box

Id recommend the Michelin Protek Cross. I run it...

Id recommend the Michelin Protek Cross. I run it in 700x32 and seems to be a good all around tire and has an ample reflective strip.
12-31-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,356
Posted By 09box

I use a standard storage bag behind my seat. When...

I use a standard storage bag behind my seat. When I wear a jersey with no pockets, my phone goes in my running belt.
12-31-18, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,012
Posted By 09box

Are you running the stock derailleur?

Are you running the stock derailleur?
12-31-18, 04:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,650
Posted By 09box

I use a cheapo Bell cyclocomputer and it has done...

I use a cheapo Bell cyclocomputer and it has done everything I needed it to for a few years..
12-31-18, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By 09box

Check to see if your derailleur is a short,...

Check to see if your derailleur is a short, medium, long cage. If its a medium or long, you might be able to run a 11-34 cassette..
12-31-18, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By 09box

It all seems to work okay for me so ill run with...

It all seems to work okay for me so ill run with it.:innocent:
12-31-18, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By 09box

They are 10 speed shifters and I run them in...

They are 10 speed shifters and I run them in index mode. There is just an extra click all the way to the right. I've run them in friction once or twice but 99.9% of the time is in index mode.
12-30-18, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By 09box

It is a mid cage derailleur and the max sprocket...

It is a mid cage derailleur and the max sprocket that it can handle is a 34 so that's what I run. I was surprised myself. Usually you see a road derailleur with a 30 or 32 max..
12-30-18, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By 09box

I have contacted them via email and waiting to...

I have contacted them via email and waiting to hear back. Their BURD derailleur only has it looks like 28 tooth max for double chairing and 32 tooth max for single.
12-30-18, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By 09box

Shimano/Gevenalle Options...?

I am running a 9 speed Shimano road derailleur w/9 speed 11-34 cassette and 10 speed Gevenalle shifters. I am looking to potentially upgrade to 10 speed cassette. I've read to get capacity to run...
11-26-18, 08:23 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 32,325
Posted By 09box

Not really a gravel tire per say but Continental...

Not really a gravel tire per say but Continental Grand Prix 4k $29.95 per tire:

https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/continental-grand-prix-4000-s-ii-700c-road-tire
11-26-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 103,626
Posted By 09box

A set of 700x32 Michelin Protek Cross Tires. They...

A set of 700x32 Michelin Protek Cross Tires. They are going to be my everyday tires..
11-26-18, 07:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,889
Posted By 09box

I have a Fuji Sportif disc version and run 700x32...

I have a Fuji Sportif disc version and run 700x32 Ritchey Crossmax knobby tires with room to spare. They work great on gravel and singletrack.
11-10-18, 08:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,291
Posted By 09box

FWIW, I have a stock Sora rd on my Fuji Sportif...

FWIW, I have a stock Sora rd on my Fuji Sportif with an swapped 11-34 cassette with no issues. The extra low gear comes in handy for hills. I'm not sure going any bigger would work with the stock rd.
11-10-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,308
Posted By 09box

I have a Sportif Disc and it handles gravel and...

I have a Sportif Disc and it handles gravel and single track quite well. Plenty of room for 32c gravel tires and I've had a 35c slick on mine.
11-10-18, 08:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,224
Posted By 09box

Not so much a Black Friday deal but a good deal...

Not so much a Black Friday deal but a good deal none the less:

700x32 Continental City Sport Contact:
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