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Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-13, 02:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By intence

Quick Question for Shimano RS80 owners

Quick (and probably a dumb question). Do the dropouts sit directly on threads of the axle that comes out of the RS80's hub? I have a similar Shimano wheelset that has something almost like a cover...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-13, 02:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,178
Posted By intence

If they're ordering the bike for you, then it's...

If they're ordering the bike for you, then it's also easy profit for the store. It's not sitting on the floor, they get product you pay, they don't have money tied up in product that sits on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-12, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By intence

Not sure on the differences between Apex and...

Not sure on the differences between Apex and Rival but I bet they're quite similar. You may want to see what kind of deal you can get on Force since it offers a few adjustments that Rival doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-12, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By intence

You can use the new FD with the old Red parts,...

You can use the new FD with the old Red parts, works fine except for trim of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By intence

On paper the Compact gives you more gearing. IMO...

On paper the Compact gives you more gearing. IMO in practice it's easier to keep up with a standard, also, the small ring is relatively useless on the compact unless thre are BIG hills.

What type...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 09:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,400
Posted By intence

You'll get faster riding with the A group. If...

You'll get faster riding with the A group. If the both follow the same course, then you can always join B after you get dropped. Eventually, it will take longer and longer for you to get dropped...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-12, 02:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,453
Posted By intence

Thanks! Love the mounting system and the bikes. ...

Thanks! Love the mounting system and the bikes. Also, very nice photography on the Red S-Works on the first page!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-12, 11:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,453
Posted By intence

What's the mounting system you're using for the...

What's the mounting system you're using for the bikes? It's clean and efficient, any links? Especially to the part that's holding the wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-12, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,951
Posted By intence

Hope you get better fast. The Fuji is using C-4...

Hope you get better fast. The Fuji is using C-4 carbon, which I believe it their entry level, while the CAAD is considered a higher end Alu. bike. Ride them both and decide which one you like...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-12, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By intence

After 5 years you may have upgraded, gotten a new...

After 5 years you may have upgraded, gotten a new frame etc. Pick the pick that rides the best, I wouldn't worry that much about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-12, 03:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,825
Posted By intence

Ride both, but I don't think the group will make...

Ride both, but I don't think the group will make that much of a difference. They both work, and work well. I would probably save the $650 and opt for upgrades since. SRAM wouldn't have taken the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-12, 04:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,801
Posted By intence

I guess we'll see what SRAM has up their sleeve,...

I guess we'll see what SRAM has up their sleeve, but the new freehub body would be a deal breaker. So I get to decide if I "keep" my current nice wheels, or upgrade to 11 speeds. Not sure if there...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-12, 04:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,801
Posted By intence

I don't doubt that the new hub design likely is...

I don't doubt that the new hub design likely is to make the newer Shimano stuff "Sram-incompatible". Just like the brakes/FD that they released previously, make it as incompatbile as possible with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-12, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By intence

Craigslist, Ebay. If it's brand new off the...

Craigslist, Ebay. If it's brand new off the bike, you get probably get $80 or so for it if it's the titanium rail version. I've had great luck getting rid of saddles on eBay. In this case though,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-12, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By intence

As others have mentioned, there are two things to...

As others have mentioned, there are two things to consider here:
1. Carbon vs. Aluminum
2. Relaxed vs. Aggressive Geometry

1. Carbon and Aluminum are both strong and light. Unless you crash or...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-12, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By intence

KMC or Shimano. SRAM chains are noisy

KMC or Shimano. SRAM chains are noisy
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-12, 03:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,435
Posted By intence

Part it out, in my experience generally when you...

Part it out, in my experience generally when you have a decent build, you'll get more selling the parts vs. trying to sell the bike itself.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-12, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,476
Posted By intence

Not sure if the newer ones have the signature...

Not sure if the newer ones have the signature hourglass chainstays. I was doing a group ride over the weekend, and was surprised that the CAAD10s don't have them (not sure about the new 8) although...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-12, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 719
Posted By intence

Do you have an iPhone 4S? I'd suggest either...

Do you have an iPhone 4S? I'd suggest either getting a Garmin 500 and the Garmin HRM, if you have a 4S a cheaper overall solution is the Wahoo BlueHR which uses Bluetooth so you don't need a dongle....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By intence

This, I shipped some wheels last week, and it was...

This, I shipped some wheels last week, and it was 12lbs or so, with box, packing etc. so don't worry. Wheels were in the 1500g range :) Because for wheels/bikes you're usually charged by...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-12, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 990
Posted By intence

It's a bit tight, but I have it installed on a...

It's a bit tight, but I have it installed on a Cervelo R3 without any issues (Was running the K-Edge) and then moved to the SRAM (the new front derailleur shifts so smoothly!)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-12, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By intence

They reduced from 3 to 2 tubes due to complaints...

They reduced from 3 to 2 tubes due to complaints about stiffness/noddle-like ride. The version with 1 tube was "cheaper trim line" but after the initial year, most "regular" Six13s are two carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-12, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,918
Posted By intence

What size are you looking for? It is an awesome...

What size are you looking for? It is an awesome frame, and relatively underrated. There were differences across the years I believe, the pre-2008 models were available in the early years (2005 I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-12, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By intence

Yes, weight, riding conditions, are you after...

Yes, weight, riding conditions, are you after comfort, something aero, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-12, 11:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,284
Posted By intence

It's still very unfortunate for the rider. We...

It's still very unfortunate for the rider. We still don't know if the fork was the cause of failure, if the fork or frame were previously damaged etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-12, 11:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,297
Posted By intence

FYI Merlin Cycles has an additonal 10% off + free...

FYI Merlin Cycles has an additonal 10% off + free shipping to the US this weekend. $400ish for RS80s (need to go all the way through checkout to see the discount), $700 for the D/A.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-12, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By intence

As others have mentioned, Performance, Nashbar,...

As others have mentioned, Performance, Nashbar, DepartmentOfGoods/Chainlove/RealCyclist/CompetitiveCyclist (all the same company). Don't discount eBay, just be aware of what you're buying. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-12, 11:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,297
Posted By intence

Very similar to the RS80s I mentioned earlier. ...

Very similar to the RS80s I mentioned earlier. DA version has lighter hubs and is a bit more polished, the RS80 is slightly heavier and a few hundred cheaper. I'm not knocking in the D/A version...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-12, 10:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,284
Posted By intence

Isn't this the Wolf fork that was widely recalled...

Isn't this the Wolf fork that was widely recalled and replaced by Cervelo with 3T Fundas? Keep in mind, without knowing the details, the fork or bike may have been previously damaged etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-12, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,297
Posted By intence

Up your budget very slightly. Here are a few...

Up your budget very slightly. Here are a few options (maybe $500 -$550 or so):
Boyd Rouleur or Vitesse
Customer handbuilts from Psimet or someone else (likely Kinlin 30mm or 27mm rims)

I'd also...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-12, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By intence

Most likely it should work, so long as it's...

Most likely it should work, so long as it's strong enough. Assuming you have pedals with Chromoly spindles or some other magnetic material, i'd suggest going to your nearest hobby store and buying...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-12, 11:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,100
Posted By intence

pcad ... duh!

pcad ... duh!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-12, 07:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,424
Posted By intence

Obviously you haven't seen Bob's other posts. He...

Obviously you haven't seen Bob's other posts. He has many good ones with industry insider details.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-12, 03:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,999
Posted By intence

How hairy are your legs? Might be easier to use...

How hairy are your legs? Might be easier to use a hair trimmer to take off the "bulk" then use a razor to finish.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,386
Posted By intence

They're decent bikes. I believe you don't see...

They're decent bikes. I believe you don't see more due to the dealer network. Now that Performance sells it, nobody else is likely to carry it (since Performance will have special models, special...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-12, 11:40 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,778
Posted By intence

S3 is discontinued unless there is leftover...

S3 is discontinued unless there is leftover stock. Why not just ride everything you're considering (R3, R5, S5) along with the Orbeas and then decide. Honestly, I doubt any of them will be bad. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-12, 11:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,758
Posted By intence

I suspect they'll just offer a taller head tube...

I suspect they'll just offer a taller head tube and maybe slightly shorter top tube. The different naming is probably easier for the average consumer to understand vs. the current H2 H3 offerings on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-12, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 752
Posted By intence

I haven't tried 6700 or 7900 so take my comments...

I haven't tried 6700 or 7900 so take my comments with a grain of salt. I remember reading by many that 7900 wasn't as smooth or refined as 7800, and that to many 6700 was a better mechanical group...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-12, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 825
Posted By intence

Also consider contacting a custom wheelbuilder...

Also consider contacting a custom wheelbuilder (cough ... psimet ... cough), and having a wheel custom built by someone who does it all day long. They sould certainly be able to build/tension...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-12, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,619
Posted By intence

Yeah, the other guy with Litespeed's bar was...

Yeah, the other guy with Litespeed's bar was angled a bit strangely, I don't see anything wrong here except that the bar is ergo and a bit high. If it works for the rider, why should we care?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-12, 01:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,145
Posted By intence

They're both great bikes. I haven't ridden the...

They're both great bikes. I haven't ridden the SL3 so can't comment. The R3 does come with boat anchor wheels, and the 2012 also has a boat anchor crank. If you're looking at the Rival version,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-12, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By intence

Depends on how much you get them for, but since...

Depends on how much you get them for, but since they're 30mm, you could get a set of Kinlin XR-300 rims builts up for a similar price with better spokes, and come out 300g lighter.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 10:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,206
Posted By intence

Braze-on is when you have a mount riveted into...

Braze-on is when you have a mount riveted into the frame (usually on carbon), and generally on frames that don't have round tubes or a tubes that won't accomodate a standard round clamp. You could...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By intence

To me it seems that way. It is still...

To me it seems that way. It is still stupid-cheap for full carbon wheels from a well known manufacturer. From what I could find though, is that the previous versions were using the DT Hubs, and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By intence

To me, these appeared to have an initial high...

To me, these appeared to have an initial high MSRP, the wheels were cheapened (cheaper hubs), and then sold through discounted channels at what looks like a steep discount. For similar money (since...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By intence

CC, RealCyclist, and Bonktown used to sell them...

CC, RealCyclist, and Bonktown used to sell them (all the same company). Nashbar had the clinchers too, Performance has always been more expensive, while the others have been $850-899. As far as I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 02:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,206
Posted By intence

Not sure about the brakes, didn't Shimano change...

Not sure about the brakes, didn't Shimano change ratios on the latest generation?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,206
Posted By intence

Regarding the brand new 2012/2013 Red that isn't...

Regarding the brand new 2012/2013 Red that isn't readily available yet, we don't know. There are rumors that SRAM has said it's not compatible, but nothing to suggest that's true. In fact i've read...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-12, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By intence

Cervelo Sold to PON

http://www.cervelo.com/en_us/news-blog/company/article/cervelo-joins-pon-bicycle-group/2970/

We knew it was coming. Not sure what the implications are. Looks like Gerard Vroomen is taking a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-12, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,609
Posted By intence

it depends if there is any steerer sticking out...

it depends if there is any steerer sticking out above the stem. Although generally you want a bit sticking out (hence the spacer) to make sure the stem is clamping properly.
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