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03-25-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By vinuneuro

Roval spoke tension?

I have a set of Roval Control SL wheels on my gen 1 Diverge. Noticed that the front wheel is not centered in the fork by a few mm. The gap moves to the other side when I turn the wheel, so I think...
03-25-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By vinuneuro

The construction has changed. It's now 67 tpi....

The construction has changed. It's now 67 tpi. Really disappointing as it was my fav mixed use tire.
03-09-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,673
Posted By vinuneuro

Trek Chekpoint ALR or Canyon Grail AL are total...

Trek Chekpoint ALR or Canyon Grail AL are total no brainers at this price point. They are solid bikes, with great geometries and good components that you won't go wrong with.
03-07-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By vinuneuro

Wow that is tempting. It'd also allow me to reuse...

Wow that is tempting. It'd also allow me to reuse my brake lines saving another $60. I know GRX Di2 is good, but $450 better?
03-06-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By vinuneuro

GRX Di2 shifters + RS785 brakes (post-mount)

I've got a 2016 Diverge which is post-mount. Anyone know if the GRX Di2 shifters will work with RS785 brakes? The Shimano compatibility tool says they are compatible, but the spec sheets for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By vinuneuro

You'd be better of looking at something like...

You'd be better of looking at something like Gravel King slicks or Schwalbe G-One Speed or Vittoria Terreno Zero for the riding you've described. They'll corner well on tarmac and still have...
01-05-21, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,330
Posted By vinuneuro

Depends really on how chunky the gravel around...

Depends really on how chunky the gravel around you is. Around here you don't need anything more than 35c but other parts of the country is a different story.

The Aspero is pretty capable with road...
07-21-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By vinuneuro

Panaracer Gravel King SS

Anyone used these yet? Initial reviews indicate it's fast. I'm currently on G-One All-Around's and looking at the GK SS or Conti Terra Speed next.
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06-24-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,009
Posted By vinuneuro

I ride a first gen Diverge carbon. 35-36mm is the...

I ride a first gen Diverge carbon. 35-36mm is the limit if you want to preserve mud clearance. It's amazing how much tire clearance has exploded since not that long ago.
06-23-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,009
Posted By vinuneuro

That is nuts re. 19 pinholes. What wheels...

That is nuts re. 19 pinholes.

What wheels does your buddy have these mounted on (what inner width)?
06-22-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,009
Posted By vinuneuro

Anyone have the 35mm Terra Speed? I'm wondering...

Anyone have the 35mm Terra Speed? I'm wondering how they measure up once mounted. I probably won't go for it if it comes in at 33mm the way the 40mm mounts a little narrower.

So do these mount...
06-17-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,695
Posted By vinuneuro

Add Continental Terra Speed. Feedback has been...

Add Continental Terra Speed. Feedback has been that they are even better than the excellent Schwalbe G-One All-around.
06-11-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,066
Posted By vinuneuro

Checkpoint ALR is a no brainer at this price...

Checkpoint ALR is a no brainer at this price point. It's a bike and geometry that is versatile and rides well.
05-27-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,722
Posted By vinuneuro

Continental Terra Speed or Terra Trail

Continental Terra Speed or Terra Trail
03-31-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By vinuneuro

Direct replacement.

Direct replacement.
03-30-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By vinuneuro

Sram PG-1130 or PG-1170: 11-32t:...

Sram PG-1130 or PG-1170:

11-32t: 11,12,13,14,15,17,19,22,25,28,32.
03-30-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,043
Posted By vinuneuro

The Domane is such an obvious and fantastic bike...

The Domane is such an obvious and fantastic bike for what you are looking for. It'd probably be what I'd buy today if I was shopping for a do it all bike again today.
03-30-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 963
Posted By vinuneuro

Add current model Diverge and Cannondale Slate to...

Add current model Diverge and Cannondale Slate to your list.
11-20-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,165
Posted By vinuneuro

The green is such a stunner. I'm surprised it...

The green is such a stunner. I'm surprised it isn't a more popular choice.

Posted on WW:
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10-09-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,545
Posted By vinuneuro

A lot of it is weight dependent and at 140 I...

A lot of it is weight dependent and at 140 I really don't think you'll have any issues with 24h.
10-07-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,781
Posted By vinuneuro

This is excellent information. Your finding was...

This is excellent information. Your finding was that 75psi requires 6watts less than 45psi on the road correct? Was this 35c?
10-07-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,767
Posted By vinuneuro

HTupolev Thanks that is good information. How...

HTupolev Thanks that is good information. How about Schwalbe's 127 tpi rating on the G-One (Schwalbe says 'epi')?

chas58 Thanks for that info regarding Conti. I already got burned with this on...
10-07-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 51,647
Posted By vinuneuro

It was for the wheelset when first listed. Must...

It was for the wheelset when first listed. Must have been a mistake.
10-06-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 51,647
Posted By vinuneuro

1389g DT Swiss gravel wheelset for $1k and...

1389g DT Swiss gravel wheelset for $1k and they're even taking offers on the 7 left.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/DT-Swiss-CRC-1400-Spline-24-Front-Wheel-700c-12-x-100mm-Center-Lock-Disc/173980792992
10-06-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,767
Posted By vinuneuro

Looking forward to the reviews on the Terra Speed...

Looking forward to the reviews on the Terra Speed on how it performs compared to the G-One's. It's 240+180 tpi is the highest I can recall for a gravel tire.
09-30-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,338
Posted By vinuneuro

This is the one I would get if I were in the...

This is the one I would get if I were in the market for a bike today. Trek nailed it as a road/gravel bike.

Officially rated for 38mm tires (it can take 40mm) is good more than enough unless...
09-30-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,204
Posted By vinuneuro

+1

+1
09-26-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,781
Posted By vinuneuro

According to Trek's research, under 20mph 32mm...

According to Trek's research, under 20mph 32mm tires are faster than narrower ones, but over that the aero penalty makes them slower. This is presumably for paved riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,427
Posted By vinuneuro

This is an easy one. The old Tarmac was good but...

This is an easy one. The old Tarmac was good but the SL6 is a significant step forward in every way other than aesthetics.
09-23-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,563
Posted By vinuneuro

Vittoria tubeless tires only to be mounted on hooked rims?

I receive the Vittoria Terrano Dry tires today but there is a specific instruction on the sidewall to only mount them on hooked rims, whereas my Roval Control SL's are hookless. Any thoughts?
09-23-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,458
Posted By vinuneuro

Didn't use them. Too many reports of the SK's...

Didn't use them. Too many reports of the SK's flinging gravel, particularly small crushed limestone like the trails I ride on.
09-20-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,458
Posted By vinuneuro

Based on this thread, ended up buying the GK SK's...

Based on this thread, ended up buying the GK SK's and then returning them for the Vittoria Terrano Dry's. Hoping they'll be a decent step up in cornering over my G-One All-Around's.
09-03-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,458
Posted By vinuneuro

Given this characteristic would you all still...

Given this characteristic would you all still recommend them? The areas I ride are mostly small and fine gravel, so this sounds like it could be quite annoying (and potentially expensive if the paint...
09-02-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,013
Posted By vinuneuro

GravelKing SK 'Plus' worth the extra 40g over standrd SK?

Panaracer makes a reinforced 'Plus' version of the GK SK's now. While the standard 35mm SK has a listed nominal weight of 380g, the Plus version is 420g. I've read of people using the standard...
09-02-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,458
Posted By vinuneuro

Do the Gravel King SK's kick up a lot of rocks?

By all accounts, Gravel King SK's are fantastic tires. The only thing holding me back is a few posts across various sites that said they kick up a lot of dirt/stones toward the down tube? Is this a...
08-11-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,779
Posted By vinuneuro

I haven't used one myself but the only one I've...

I haven't used one myself but the only one I've ever come across that people seem to universally have positive results with is the Specialized Power saddle.
08-08-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By vinuneuro

Thanks everyone.

Thanks everyone.
08-08-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By vinuneuro

Does this chainring look worn?

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1574x1600/s_l1600_2__3baa186506eeacbf75bb74033baa887636e8d674.jpg
I'd like to buy this used chainring to experiment with gearing. I don't have...
08-07-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,344
Posted By vinuneuro

1x road crank with direct mount chainring

Sram only goes down to 38T with their road 1x chainrings. Are there any pros/cons with direct mount chainrings that offer smaller sizes?

There is some small weight saving with direct mount but it...
08-05-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,471
Posted By vinuneuro

I probably will do just that but I don't see how...

I probably will do just that but I don't see how this won't work out. It's so flat here I will be using an 11-28 cassette with a 38T ring. This should give me all I need given how much of the range...
08-05-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,471
Posted By vinuneuro

At retail prices perhaps not. I purchased a new...

At retail prices perhaps not. I purchased a new (takeoff?) Force 1 crankset today for $140. My SL-K light will fetch $100-150 on ebay.

In any case, budget was meant in the context of not getting a...
08-05-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,471
Posted By vinuneuro

Thanks, I hadn't come across this. Do you know if...

Thanks, I hadn't come across this. Do you know if it is offset slightly to correct the chainline for 1x?

Edit: at $92 for a chainring it's more economical to sell my crankset and get a Force 1...
08-03-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,471
Posted By vinuneuro

Unfortunately my bike came with a the current gen...

Unfortunately my bike came with a the current gen FSA SL-K Light crankset. It's an outstanding crankset but like many others today uses a proprietary asymmetric bolt pattern that isn't compatible...
08-01-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,471
Posted By vinuneuro

How is my planned budget 1x setup?

I like 2x for hilly and mountainous areas to get keep tight cassette ratios, but it's incredibly flat in the Chicago area that I don't need much range. The goal is to reuse most of the existing 6800...
04-19-18, 03:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 21,113
Posted By vinuneuro

Bizarre then, might be to do with installation....

Bizarre then, might be to do with installation. Something as critical to safety as this the bike manufacturer probably does plenty of testing with the wheel/rim manufacturers to be sure this...
04-19-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 21,113
Posted By vinuneuro

Must be something to do with the rim/tire...

Must be something to do with the rim/tire combination. Schwalbe has been one of the more reliable manufacturers for tubeless and the G-One has become the OE tire on a number of gravel bikes.
04-18-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,385
Posted By vinuneuro

Exactly. Well said.

Exactly. Well said.
04-18-18, 08:46 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 198,678
Posted By vinuneuro

If you are riding pavement/gravel 80/20 I would...

If you are riding pavement/gravel 80/20 I would seriously reconsider the SK's and go for the standard Gravelking's or G-One's (and at that pavement/gravel ratio, probably the G-One Speeds not...
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