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06-03-16, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By HCB

Canyon bikes finally coming to the states. Who's buying?

I plan on ordering a 2017 Canyon Aeroad road bike and Canyon Lux 9.9 Team mountain bike. Anyone considering going that route?
06-03-16, 05:37 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 258,203
Posted By HCB

Well the Toughroad comes with 160mm for front &...

Well the Toughroad comes with 160mm for front & rear. Most mountain bikes come with bigger rotors in the front than back. Usually 180mm front, 160mm back. You need the adaptor if you are replacing...
06-03-16, 03:50 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 258,203
Posted By HCB

A $9 adaptor was needed. Big difference on a...

A $9 adaptor was needed. Big difference on a steep descent with the 180mm front rotors.
06-02-16, 11:55 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 258,203
Posted By HCB

Upgrade list: Stans Arch EX Tubeless Wheels...

Upgrade list:

Stans Arch EX Tubeless Wheels
Shimano SLX groupset
Selle Itaia SL saddle
Spank Oozy handlebar
Spank Oozy stem
Shimano XTR pedals
Shimano XT Ice Tech rotors 160mm front, 180mm...
05-29-16, 07:48 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 258,203
Posted By HCB

My pimp'd out Toughroad :)

My pimp'd out Toughroad :)
05-19-16, 10:52 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 258,203
Posted By HCB

Any Toughroad owner considering putting on a...

Any Toughroad owner considering putting on a small travel (50mm) suspension fork on their bikes? I'm really enjoying my bike and have been going off road more than I expected. Rock Shox makes a 50mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-16, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,580
Posted By HCB

I'm in Southern California :)

I'm in Southern California :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,580
Posted By HCB

My first 520 worked flawlesly until one day it...

My first 520 worked flawlesly until one day it wouldn't turn on. The second one refused to connect with my cadence sensor. Yes I changed batteries and even a different sensor. The third one is still...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,580
Posted By HCB

Garmin customer service is excellent. Their...

Garmin customer service is excellent. Their product, thats a different matter. I'm already on my third Garmin 520.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-16, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,171
Posted By HCB

Because the right wasn't available.

Because the right wasn't available.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-16, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,171
Posted By HCB

Emonda vs SuperSix vs TCR vs Tarmac--need some help

Hey guys,

I'm looking for a race geomatry road bike and and the four listed above are what I'm looking at. So far I rode the Emonda SLR and Supersix and plan on testing the Tarmac and TCR later in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 970
Posted By HCB

No my buddy has a friend in Hong Kong who bought...

No my buddy has a friend in Hong Kong who bought one for him. I'm in Southern California and have numerous dealers with pretty much every brand available. I plan on riding the Tarmac, Emonda,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-16, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 970
Posted By HCB

Looking for a new bike-$4500 budget

Hey guys,

I've been riding my Giant Defy endurance bike for two years now (about 10K miles) and I'm ready for an upgrade this summer. I love my bike but what got me thinking of upgrade was riding...
04-20-16, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,343
Posted By HCB

Please explain.

Please explain.
04-20-16, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,343
Posted By HCB

Can I add a suspension fork to my hybrid (non-suspeniosn) MB?

Hey guys,

I have a Giant Toughroad SLR 29er (non-suspension) with Shimano SLX and Stans ZTR Arch EX wheels. I'm a roadie but sometime do cross country riding with friends who ride hard tails and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-16, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,125
Posted By HCB

Looking for lightweight climbing wheels for up to $1200

Hey guys,

Currently riding on Zipp 303's and absolutely love these wheels. Unfortunately I live in a fairly windy area where my even my fairly modest 45mm wheel side walls push me all over the...
03-14-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,035
Posted By HCB

Can someone tell me the model year of this Specialized Rockhopper?

My sister wants to get rid of this bike and buy a beach cruiser. Sorry I meant Rockhopper, not Stompjumper.
Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-16, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,330
Posted By HCB

[QUOTE=WalksOn2Wheels;18591238]I have the 510,...

[QUOTE=WalksOn2Wheels;18591238]I have the 510, but I am going to go out on a limb and guess that your backlight was on the whole time. The 510 has an option where the backlight turns on only when you...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-16, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,330
Posted By HCB

Question about Garmin 520

Hey guys,


We did a a century ride yesterday and my recently replaced Garmin 520 died 5-hours into the ride. Yes it was fully charged. I never got a chance to use my first Garmin 520 long enough...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-16, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,584
Posted By HCB

I agree with everything you wrote. Unfortunately...

I agree with everything you wrote. Unfortunately the guy is head strong and refuses to look at anything else. Personally I recommended an endurance bike with 105, carbon frame, and disk brakes. Oh...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-16, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,584
Posted By HCB

Cannondale CAAD 8 or 12 for a beginner?

My buddy is ready to upgrade from a Trek hybrid to a real road bike. He's been looking at the 2016 Cannonade CAAD 8 and 12 models that are well under $2K and come with Shimano 105's. What do you guys...
Forum: Foo
02-04-16, 10:37 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,851
Posted By HCB

Compromise and pick up a 70D or T6 for roughly...

Compromise and pick up a 70D or T6 for roughly half the price and put the remaining money on a used bike. Check Canon's refurbished site for some good deals.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-16, 08:49 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 183,238
Posted By HCB

My 2014 Defy with Ultegra 6800 and Zipp 303's.

My 2014 Defy with Ultegra 6800 and Zipp 303's.
01-02-16, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By HCB

Need iPhone handlebar mount to shoot video

There are plenty of mounting kits for iPhones to be mounted on your handlebar. But they all seem for GPS use. Any that will allow the phone to be mounted horizontally in a position to shoot video?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-15, 05:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,694
Posted By HCB

Looks like their prices (according to Bikeradar)...

Looks like their prices (according to Bikeradar) start at $2,200 for the frameset.
12-21-15, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By HCB

I ended up using tire liners on my current Maxxis...

I ended up using tire liners on my current Maxxis tires. So far, so good.
12-15-15, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By HCB

My milk carton isn't too fancy.

My milk carton isn't too fancy.
12-14-15, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By HCB

I'm using a Compact Manfrotto 190 CXPro4 Carbon...

I'm using a Compact Manfrotto 190 CXPro4 Carbon tripod along with a Thinktank Airport Essential backpack. Total weight for both is under 30lbs.
12-06-15, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By HCB

Well the Maxxis cost $80-90 each and seem to...

Well the Maxxis cost $80-90 each and seem to puncture pretty fast.
12-06-15, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By HCB

Need tire recommendation for a commuter/utility bike ( size 29" 2.0)

Hey guys,

I just punctured my two-week-old Maxxis Maxxlite Speed 29", 2.0 tire. I ride a hybrid type, non-suspension, mountain bike which I use for commuting and utility. Majority of my rides,...
12-03-15, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By HCB

Doing a photo project on bike-need suggestions

Hey guys

I'm planning on doing a long term project photographing architecture all around the downtown area. The plan is to use my bike (Giant Toughroad SLR) with a rear rack and a covered milk...
11-28-15, 07:09 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 258,203
Posted By HCB

Just finished installing upgrades on my Toughroad...

Just finished installing upgrades on my Toughroad SLR. Stan's ZTR Arch EX 29 wheels with Shimano SLX groupset. The bike feels and rides noticeably better than before. The wheels spin way better and...
11-23-15, 02:27 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 258,203
Posted By HCB

Good post. I'm a roadie and this is my first jack...

Good post. I'm a roadie and this is my first jack (SLR2) of all trade bike. It rides really nice though the wheels and components are in desperate need of an upgrade. So much so I ordered a Shimano...
11-22-15, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 724
Posted By HCB

up tp $350 budget for 29" wheels

Hey guys,

I have a Giant Toughroad SLR bike that is basically a hybrid/hardtail 29" bike with no suspension. I use the bike for utility on asphalt and concrete 90% of the time. Performance on on...
11-19-15, 09:13 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 258,203
Posted By HCB

Its for a big phone.

Its for a big phone.
11-18-15, 10:16 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 258,203
Posted By HCB

Just got mine this afternoon.

Just got mine this afternoon.
11-11-15, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By HCB

Unfortunately the Quad Lock requires me to use...

Unfortunately the Quad Lock requires me to use their case and not my own. I use an iPro Lens case which allows me to attach lenses to the case. I really don't want to replace the really tight fitting...
11-10-15, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By HCB

need to mount my iPhone 6S w/case on handlebar-need recommendation

Hey guys,

I need to mount my iPhone 6S with case on my handlebar. What are some quality mounting solutions?
Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-15, 05:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,028
Posted By HCB

I did somewhat the same thing. My buddy sold me...

I did somewhat the same thing. My buddy sold me his Origin 8 Chinese Carbon bike for $200. I stripped the bike down to the frame and kept it while selling everything else on eBay and Craigslist for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-15, 05:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,802
Posted By HCB

Amazon, Competitive Cyclist, Chain reaction,...

Amazon, Competitive Cyclist, Chain reaction, Nashbar, Planet Cyclery, and eBay.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-15, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 386,790
Posted By HCB

Liked your pic so I did some PS work on it. Hope...

Liked your pic so I did some PS work on it. Hope you don't mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-15, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,432,846
Posted By HCB

2016 Zipp 303's and a Giro Air Attack Shield

2016 Zipp 303's and a Giro Air Attack Shield
10-19-15, 10:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,196
Posted By HCB

My Lezyne Micro rear light fell off my bike...

My Lezyne Micro rear light fell off my bike yesterday. :cry:
10-19-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 658
Posted By HCB

Bluetooth iPhone headphone recommendation needed

Hey guys,

I'm looking for some decent bluetooth headphones for my iPhone 6S that will fit nicely with a helmet on. My budget is $100.

Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-15, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27,041
Views: 17,287,281
Posted By HCB

Just picked up this Carbon frame Origin 8 from my...

Just picked up this Carbon frame Origin 8 from my buddy for $200 and added my older Mavic Ksyrium Elite S wheels, and FSA handlebars. I plan on using this as a trainer and second bike. The bike rides...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-15, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By HCB

Good tire option for Cyclops Fluid 2 trainer?

I've been looking at the Cycleops and Vittoria options so far. What do you guys recommend?

Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-15, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 812,731
Posted By HCB

I was about to post this after ordering half...

I was about to post this after ordering half dozen tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-15, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By HCB

The 2016 hubs were dramatically improved,...

The 2016 hubs were dramatically improved, according to Competitive Cyclist where I purchased them.
09-25-15, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By HCB

Upgrading wheels---Will F&R derailleurs need adjustments?

Hey guys,

I'm upgrading my wheels from Mavic Ksyrium Elite S to 2016 Zipp 303 clinchers. I will be using the same cassette.
I will be running 25mm tires in the back, 23mm in the front. My Mavics...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-15, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By HCB

Anyone running 2016 Zipp 303's?

I just ordered a pair based only on glowing reviews from friends and online publications from the previous version of the 303's. For 2016 they improved the hub and dropped the price by 20%. Couldn't...
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