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Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-15, 03:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,464
Posted By Grambo

Other than providing some components for CVT...

Other than providing some components for CVT (continuously variable) transmissions what gearboxes does Bosch make? For the most part current drivetrains for road bikes would be akin to a manual...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-15, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,452
Posted By Grambo

http://i759.photobucket.com/albums/xx231/grahamjam...

http://i759.photobucket.com/albums/xx231/grahamjames/really-seth-and-amy_zps5kzburd0.gif (http://s759.photobucket.com/user/grahamjames/media/really-seth-and-amy_zps5kzburd0.gif.html)



Maybe you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-15, 06:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,493
Posted By Grambo

Just took a look at mine, I have the SI version...

Just took a look at mine, I have the SI version which allows you to use any conventional ring you like assuming it is the right BCD for the crank. The SISL2 uses their one piece spider ring set up...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-15, 06:11 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,493
Posted By Grambo

The SISL2 is AL. Not sure whether there is a CF...

The SISL2 is AL. Not sure whether there is a CF version.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-15, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 485,046
Posted By Grambo

Yes - they are 2015 tubeless compatible Attacks...

Yes - they are 2015 tubeless compatible Attacks (not running tubeless in the pictures). They are built up with Tune Mag 170 / Mig 45 hubs and weigh ~ 1200 grams.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-15, 07:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,493
Posted By Grambo

If you want a SISL2 I suggest you look for one on...

If you want a SISL2 I suggest you look for one on Ebay. New take offs regularly sell on Ebay in the $400 range. Still expensive but way below what you would pay to a authorized Cannondale dealer. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-15, 07:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,493
Posted By Grambo

It has to be a removable c clip system. To...

It has to be a removable c clip system. To install the Praxis BB you would remove the c clips. The issue may be that rather than c clips u have a lip machined into the bore in which case the Praxis...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-15, 06:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,493
Posted By Grambo

I don't believe that is correct. If the BB has c...

I don't believe that is correct. If the BB has c clips they have to be removable so there is a smooth bore for the collet system to lock into. It also will not work if there is a lip machined into...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-15, 07:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,493
Posted By Grambo

Get a Praxis BB? ...

Get a Praxis BB?

https://www.praxiscycles.com/product/conv-bb-sramgxp-isis-2/
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-15, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,885
Posted By Grambo

Needs disc brakes (and a better photo) :) ,

Needs disc brakes (and a better photo) :) ,
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-15, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,268
Posted By Grambo

Assuming you are reasonably fit you should have...

Assuming you are reasonably fit you should have no problem with a 12 x 25 matched to your compact crank given flat terrain (wouldn't be a problem even with some decent hills). The tighter gear...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-15, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,373
Posted By Grambo

If it is CF steerer tub the max s typically 40mm...

If it is CF steerer tub the max s typically 40mm (top of headset to bottom of stem) and I would start off with that amount.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-15, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,349
Posted By Grambo

just to another look ... I think u r right.

just to another look ... I think u r right.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-15, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,349
Posted By Grambo

Looks like a chromoloy zero to me. speedplay...

Looks like a chromoloy zero to me.

speedplay chromoly zero - Bing Images...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-15, 04:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,268
Posted By Grambo

I would not change anything out of the gate with...

I would not change anything out of the gate with perhaps the exception of the saddle. You might want to give the Specialized saddle a shot but I would not hesitate to go back to your Brooks if your...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-15, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,769
Posted By Grambo

+1 on the Arundel Mandible cages. I have the CF...

+1 on the Arundel Mandible cages. I have the CF versions on both my road and mtb bikes and the are very sturdy and hold bottles securely (I have never ejected a bottle even on some rough mtb xc race...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,239
Posted By Grambo

I bought the Sky Replica kit and ended up...

I bought the Sky Replica kit and ended up returning it for the same reason. The overall quality was fair at best and the bib shorts ran very small and were very tight . Exchanged it for a Rapha...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By Grambo

Bike Radar Crankset Review

Interesting that Shimano DA did not fair that well in the review but Ultegra did quite well. Did not expect to see the Praxis crank get top marks. Sram Red 22 was the winner for the high end...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-15, 09:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,414
Posted By Grambo

https://youtu.be/ZYnlNYgHpM4

https://youtu.be/ZYnlNYgHpM4
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-15, 08:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,414
Posted By Grambo

My dumb ... response to your post was a play on...

My dumb ... response to your post was a play on the Big Bang Theory.

Big Bang Theory Leslie Winkle - Bing Images...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-15, 06:23 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,414
Posted By Grambo

I was being sarcastic dumb .... :) ...

I was being sarcastic dumb .... :)

http://i759.photobucket.com/albums/xx231/grahamjames/sheldon-sarcasm_zpsmuqocpgl.png...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-15, 07:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,414
Posted By Grambo

Maybe you guys should try riding more (or...

Maybe you guys should try riding more (or harder), working up a good sweat and posting less. Seriously ... the OP said he is machine washing the bibs (albeit with Assos detergent) and they still have...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-15, 03:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,414
Posted By Grambo

Incorrect. Any chamois will act like a sponge and...

Incorrect. Any chamois will act like a sponge and become saturated with sweat in warmer weather or from hard efforts. A sweat soaked chamois will not completely rinse out in a normal wash cycle and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-15, 02:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,414
Posted By Grambo

I have had several Assos bibs and have washed...

I have had several Assos bibs and have washed them with normal detergent (Tide) with no problems and also put them through the dryer with the rest of my clothes with no adverse effect. In terms of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-15, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 485,046
Posted By Grambo

13 lbs 13 oz as pictured: ...

13 lbs 13 oz as pictured:

http://i759.photobucket.com/albums/xx231/grahamjames/P1020086_zpsf0feav6z.jpg (http://s759.photobucket.com/user/grahamjames/media/P1020086_zpsf0feav6z.jpg.html)...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-15, 09:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,649
Posted By Grambo

Head set race

Head set race
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-15, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,182
Posted By Grambo

This looks like a pretty good match. Several...

This looks like a pretty good match. Several sizes available in UD Matt

Whisky Carbon UD Matte Headset Spacer 10mm 1-1/8...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-15, 05:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,426
Posted By Grambo

Quite honestly I don't really have it all figured...

Quite honestly I don't really have it all figured out but I have seen the graph from Kurt Kinetic referenced before and also have a couple of power meters myself and the graph seems reasonably...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-15, 05:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,535
Posted By Grambo

Do you have or know anyone with a Kurt Kinetic...

Do you have or know anyone with a Kurt Kinetic Road Machine? I have two powers meters and they both line up reasonably well with this graph. Just try to hold 25 mph for 5 - 10 seconds and your PM...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-15, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,426
Posted By Grambo

Indoor velodrome and track bike. The power curve...

Indoor velodrome and track bike. The power curve in the captioned picture is based on outdoor conditions.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-15, 04:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,426
Posted By Grambo

Not really ...

Not really

http://i759.photobucket.com/albums/xx231/grahamjames/Kurt-Kinetic-Power-Graph_zpsy3jbdw0f.png...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-15, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,381
Posted By Grambo

This time of the year you might want to try some...

This time of the year you might want to try some plyometric exercises on off days. You can incorporate some light hand weights if you like but done correctly and in very quick succession they can be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-15, 03:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,426
Posted By Grambo

~ 700 watts for 50+ seconds. Sick power .......

~ 700 watts for 50+ seconds. Sick power .... obviously put the hurt on him but not many can produce that level of power for that long.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-15, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,531
Posted By Grambo

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-15, 02:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,314
Posted By Grambo

Sorry but your logic is flawed and I stand...

Sorry but your logic is flawed and I stand behind my point. There are already many variables that one would have to compensate for to achieve an apples to apples comparison so why eliminate just...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-15, 01:12 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,314
Posted By Grambo

IMO posting bike weights without pedals is...

IMO posting bike weights without pedals is ridiculous given the bike cannot be ridden. I understand why the OP chose to remove his pedals (for comparative purposes ... not taking aim at the OP) but...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-15, 07:41 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,847
Posted By Grambo

Catching some air in my 1st MTB race of this...

Catching some air in my 1st MTB race of this season

http://i759.photobucket.com/albums/xx231/grahamjames/11025973_10103177336633745_5251725827839418579_o_zps9thpftzk.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-15, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Grambo

I would recommend that you consider Shimano's...

I would recommend that you consider Shimano's tubeless wheelset offerings. You can run lower pressures with no real rolling resistance penalties which will provide a more supple ride. On top of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-15, 05:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,982
Posted By Grambo

I'm not going to get into an argument regarding...

I'm not going to get into an argument regarding the merits of thru axles but other than a pro level racing situation the time required for thru axle wheel removal is a non issue. Assuming you have...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-15, 05:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,267
Posted By Grambo

I would try to alter my approach to warming up. ...

I would try to alter my approach to warming up. 45 minutes is too long and target cutting that roughly in half to begin with. I would make sure I'm keeping my cadence high during the warm up to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-15, 04:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 22,871
Posted By Grambo

fyi - you're asking for confirmation on a 4 year...

fyi - you're asking for confirmation on a 4 year old post.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-15, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,077
Posted By Grambo

Hmmm ... the thought of my wifi causing a...

Hmmm ... the thought of my wifi causing a problem had crossed my mind . The router is on the main floor of my house and my trainer is in the basement but they are within 20 feet of one another...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-15, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,077
Posted By Grambo

Powertap G3 Data Transmission Issue

Looking for some help / suggestions. About a month ago I bought a new HED Belgium / Powertap G3 rear wheel. I have not had any issues with it until my last two trainer workouts where I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-15, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,091,525
Posted By Grambo

What's up with the gearing on the CX/ Gravel...

What's up with the gearing on the CX/ Gravel bike? Perhaps it's just the picture but the rear cassette looks weird / tiny?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-15, 07:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,080
Posted By Grambo

Do you know if Zwift will work with Apple TV?

Do you know if Zwift will work with Apple TV?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-15, 03:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,436
Posted By Grambo

Essentially yes. The "captive wrench" arm meshes...

Essentially yes. The "captive wrench" arm meshes with the tightening nut and is spring loaded so it can be rotated to the desired point for engagement. The 10mm RWS thru bolt skewer is for 135mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-15, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By Grambo

Just buy a standard Sram GXP BB for $29.00 bucks...

Just buy a standard Sram GXP BB for $29.00 bucks off Ebay and be done with it. I bought the CK Ceramic version a couple of years ago and regretted it. For the CK version you have to put a sleeve on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-15, 04:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,264
Posted By Grambo

Makes sure the front fork and rear hub drop outs...

Makes sure the front fork and rear hub drop outs and the axle end caps on the hubs are clean as well as your skewers. You can also try a dab of wd40 in thee areas given they can creak when flexing. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,846
Posted By Grambo

You guys do realize that sequential shifting is...

You guys do realize that sequential shifting is already available on Shimano's XTR DI2 MTB system. Pre program the system on your chain ring size and cassette and when you instruct the system to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-15, 12:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,846
Posted By Grambo

Sram Red Wireless - Should Be Available Soon - Looking Good

Article from Monday on Sram Red wireless launch. Big improvement over wired systems (frame compatibility, aesthetics, installation but I'm sure it will be very expensive initially.

To tap or not...
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