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10-25-21, 08:13 AM
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Posted By jaxgtr

I was seriously looking at the Emonda SLR last...

I was seriously looking at the Emonda SLR last year, but ended up going to the Domane. Do you have it yet, or is it on order?
10-25-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 754,531
Posted By jaxgtr

Hmmm, hard question. I honestly thought about...

Hmmm, hard question. I honestly thought about selling the Emonda when I got the Domane, but there are some differences in the 2 that are noticeable outside of frame material and weight, so I hung on...
10-24-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By jaxgtr

I've used extenders on 34mm length valves on some...

I've used extenders on 34mm length valves on some tubes and it worked very well
10-24-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 754,531
Posted By jaxgtr

here are my main two rides. Trek Emonda ALR 2016...

here are my main two rides. Trek Emonda ALR 2016

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Trek Domane...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 655
Posted By jaxgtr

my 2016 Trek Emonda ALR 54cm, Ultegra Mech...

my 2016 Trek Emonda ALR 54cm, Ultegra Mech (aluminum frame) weighs less than my 2021 Trek Domane SLR 7 52cm (carbon 700 oclv) Di2 ultegra, which is considered a higher end road bike. Do I care, nope....
10-24-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,350
Posted By jaxgtr

I personally think the bike coloring is meh. Not...

I personally think the bike coloring is meh. Not a fan of the silver rims or components, but, not my bike, and I was not asked to make the bike, so whom am I to complain.
10-24-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,350
Posted By jaxgtr

Jeez, people need to pull a stick out of the...

Jeez, people need to pull a stick out of the butt and stop the gotcha politics.
10-23-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By jaxgtr

fantastic color scheme....I would love to find...

fantastic color scheme....I would love to find something like that.
10-23-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,014
Posted By jaxgtr

I did 105 miles on this bike.... aka, my commuter...

I did 105 miles on this bike.... aka, my commuter

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10-23-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By jaxgtr

I got my wife on of these bikes earlier this year...

I got my wife on of these bikes earlier this year and she likes the 1x system, but agree with the stock gearing. We live in a very flat area and while she is not looking to be a speed demon, I did...
10-23-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By jaxgtr

yep, I have some 50mm depth tubeless and use a 65...

yep, I have some 50mm depth tubeless and use a 65 mm valve, but could not find 60mm tubes, so had to go to 80mm which I think are too long.
10-21-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By jaxgtr

otherwise known as bikini bottom

otherwise known as bikini bottom
Forum: For Sale
10-21-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By jaxgtr

clean up list to show items left.

clean up list to show items left.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By jaxgtr

You might want to move this thread to bike...

You might want to move this thread to bike mechanics
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 734
Posted By jaxgtr

This.....

This.....
10-20-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By jaxgtr

Check out the Robert Axle Project to replace...

Check out the Robert Axle Project to replace those stock axles. Then you can torque them appropriately. I really like mine.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,867
Posted By jaxgtr

Yep, I found the same with my Pirelli's, they...

Yep, I found the same with my Pirelli's, they stick to the road quite well in dry and wet. I also dropped my pressure about 3 to 5 lbs in each tire and it is a glorious ride. :thumb:. I found I...
10-19-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By jaxgtr

My sister lives in Satellite Beach, just north of...

My sister lives in Satellite Beach, just north of you, and they have never had an issue with their bikes.

Brian
10-18-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By jaxgtr

Yep get that entirely. They are pricey, but...

Yep get that entirely. They are pricey, but worth every penny.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 898
Posted By jaxgtr

I found that if I adjusted my balaclava in a...

I found that if I adjusted my balaclava in a certain way, the fogging of my glasses did not happen while I was moving.. sometimes it fogged up when I stopped if it was exceptionally cold, but found...
10-16-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 228,605
Posted By jaxgtr

61 today outside. Very warm and steady wind from...

61 today outside. Very warm and steady wind from the west. Cold front coming through tonight, suppose to be glorious with a high of 74 tomorrow, but I will be sitting at a restaurant with some of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,102
Posted By jaxgtr

Pirelli uses the WAM and RAM as well.

Pirelli uses the WAM and RAM as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,102
Posted By jaxgtr

yea I assumed disc, since it is 2019, but good...

yea I assumed disc, since it is 2019, but good point.
Forum: For Sale
10-15-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By jaxgtr

Excess Inventory Sale

So doing a little cleaning out of stuff I no longer need, but figured someone else could use.

Price includes shipping to the US via USPS, except for the Wheels. They will will be shipped using...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,102
Posted By jaxgtr

That is a huge jump, but should be fine if the...

That is a huge jump, but should be fine if the frame will accept it. I went from a 25 to 32 on one bike I had and it took some getting used to, but I had no issues with it. I did enjoy the lower...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,085
Posted By jaxgtr

I found on the Pirelli's TLR's, I needed to lower...

I found on the Pirelli's TLR's, I needed to lower the pressure around 5 lbs and they have been golden since.
10-15-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By jaxgtr

These are not cheap, but I absolutely love them....

These are not cheap, but I absolutely love them. I use the Steady rack and it allows me to swing them back out of the way. As you can see, I have flatbar, and road bikes, I have 6 bikes in a 10ft...
10-15-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 658
Posted By jaxgtr

+1. I just do not want to put my very...

+1. I just do not want to put my very expensive bikes in the back of my truck. It was worth it to me to spend the few hundred dollars for the hitch rack.
10-15-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 228,605
Posted By jaxgtr

excellent news

excellent news
10-14-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,404
Posted By jaxgtr

:popcorn

:popcorn
10-14-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 228,605
Posted By jaxgtr

Bummer, I hope you are ok

Bummer, I hope you are ok
10-14-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 228,605
Posted By jaxgtr

What makes it bad for me is that I live at 8ft...

What makes it bad for me is that I live at 8ft above sea level and the highest point in the 150 mile radius is a bridge and that is 175ft. So I have to suffer on a trainer when I want to go up up...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20,238
Views: 4,532,793
Posted By jaxgtr

Sweet, I just ordered some of those...should be...

Sweet, I just ordered some of those...should be here mid Nov.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20,238
Views: 4,532,793
Posted By jaxgtr

What wheelset do you have there...

What wheelset do you have there...
10-13-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 228,605
Posted By jaxgtr

So I have been working on my climbing and I will...

So I have been working on my climbing and I will never be a mountain goat. I have been trying to complete the Stelvio route on Rouvy for a while and it kicks my but each time. 7% avg grade is...
10-13-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 658
Posted By jaxgtr

@TravellingFool, I saw these and they look...

@TravellingFool, I saw these and they look intriguing, downside with those is that the Ridgeline does not have anyway to lock it into place unless you get some sort of bar like you would have for a...
10-13-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,917
Posted By jaxgtr

3 months ???? You have an inside source selling...

3 months ???? You have an inside source selling out the back door at Waterloo?
10-13-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,313
Posted By jaxgtr

I bought a box of 12 CO2 cartridges about 6 years...

I bought a box of 12 CO2 cartridges about 6 years ago and I had to use a couple in the last few months for people that did not have anything to fix a flat. I had no issues with the cartridges. I've...
10-12-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By jaxgtr

Specialized seems to have a lot of issues with...

Specialized seems to have a lot of issues with forks.
10-12-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea I have a ovalish head and the Bell's and...

Yea I have a ovalish head and the Bell's and Bontrager's fit me good. As mentioned Giro seemed to be for people with more of a round head. Never tried any of the POC's though.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 911
Posted By jaxgtr

That does not look in bad condition, however not...

That does not look in bad condition, however not being there....does it fit? Do you see any cracks in the frame? If all looks good, fits and such, I would probably buy it for a first road bike. I...
10-12-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,917
Posted By jaxgtr

What the hell kind of shoes is this dude...

What the hell kind of shoes is this dude wearing??? Look like unlaced high tops
10-12-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,917
Posted By jaxgtr

So I went by the LBS today to pick up a saddle...

So I went by the LBS today to pick up a saddle that I had ordered. There is a guy in there taking a test ride on a Trek Marlin 7, ended up buying it. After a quick conversation with the shop mgr, I...
10-11-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By jaxgtr

I really like Rouvy, it has structured training...

I really like Rouvy, it has structured training and the video and feel is based on actual roads, versus the game like visuals of Zwift. They have thousands of routes, and you can even do group rides...
10-11-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,441
Posted By jaxgtr

A friend I used to work with has a gates system...

A friend I used to work with has a gates system on her bike, her main transportation, does not own a car, and puts 8 to 10k a year on it and it has a similar setup Live in Florida with lots of rain...
10-10-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By jaxgtr

Used to have one and can confirm a solid option...

Used to have one and can confirm a solid option and worth a look. Take a look on Ebay, I sold mine there at a much reduced cost. Sometimes Wahoo will have refurbed versions at a discount as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 911
Posted By jaxgtr

18 year old bike and only 500 miles.....:foo:. I...

18 year old bike and only 500 miles.....:foo:. I mean it could have doubled as a clothes line.
10-10-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,598
Posted By jaxgtr

Depends on the purpose. A friend of mine I used...

Depends on the purpose. A friend of mine I used to work with had a belt drive on her bike. She did not own a car, so the bike was her only transportation. It has never failed her and she put 8 to...
10-10-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By jaxgtr

why don't you see if it can be tapped without...

why don't you see if it can be tapped without enlarging the opening.
10-10-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,598
Posted By jaxgtr

As a flatlander from Florida, I get some good...

As a flatlander from Florida, I get some good mileage out of my chains, but based on the wind that will dictate the shifting requirements, but I generally live in the 16-18 cogs, with occasional side...
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