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04-23-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,401
Posted By Jazzguitar

No, I'm using it on a carbon frame. You should be...

No, I'm using it on a carbon frame. You should be fine on aluminum, just use some friction paste.
04-22-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,401
Posted By Jazzguitar

It's not cheap but I've been very happy with the...

It's not cheap but I've been very happy with the Roval Terra seatpost I picked up last year.
02-04-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By Jazzguitar

Over the last year my Stigmata has become my no.1...

Over the last year my Stigmata has become my no.1 bike of all time. I swap wheelsets and can ride everything from a fast group ride to single track. Absolutely a quiver killer bike for me. I built...
09-21-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Jazzguitar

I'm curious as well. I have the same Maxles as...

I'm curious as well. I have the same Maxles as the OP on my Stigmata and actually really like them, maybe I can buy his cheap?! :lol:
09-09-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,436
Posted By Jazzguitar

Looks great, now go get it dirty! ;)

Looks great, now go get it dirty! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By Jazzguitar

I've used Vectors for the last 5+ years, (Vector...

I've used Vectors for the last 5+ years, (Vector 2 then Vector 3) and recently added a pair of Rally XC200 for my gravel bike. The issues with the battery doors has been resolved for a long time now...
Forum: Northeast
07-18-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10,018
Views: 1,217,901
Posted By Jazzguitar

I know where that is! There's some fun riding...

I know where that is! There's some fun riding through Estabrook, and it's pretty easy to loop into Great Brook, Russell Mill and Billerica State Forest and more!
06-09-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By Jazzguitar

Agreed, I miss being able to pick them up for $35...

Agreed, I miss being able to pick them up for $35 on Amazon. Luckily I still have a few left in my stash so I should be good for this season.
06-09-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By Jazzguitar

I'm certainly not a naysayer, and I built my...

I'm certainly not a naysayer, and I built my bike, and many others, up from scratch so I think I know a thing or two about tinkering. ;) The fact, for me, is that on my particular frame the only way...
06-09-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By Jazzguitar

I wish mine was the same, it sounds like it all...

I wish mine was the same, it sounds like it all will come down to the derailleur hanger geometry.
06-08-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By Jazzguitar

The SRAM 11-36 cassette works perfectly for me....

The SRAM 11-36 cassette works perfectly for me. I've tried my Shimano 11-40 and it works but the B screw was maxed out and I wasn't comfortable running it like that. 11-40 should work fine if you use...
05-07-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,828
Posted By Jazzguitar

Let us know what you think after you get them. It...

Let us know what you think after you get them. It was a coin toss decision for me between those and the Enves, ultimately I went Enve because I had a coupon but those Discovers sure look nice!
05-06-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,828
Posted By Jazzguitar

The Enve bars are definitely more traditional,...

The Enve bars are definitely more traditional, the flare is barely noticeable compared to the gravel-specific bars. I think my bars are 42cm at the hoods and 44cm in the drops, they're not straight...
05-06-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,828
Posted By Jazzguitar

I have the EC70ax and just replaced them because...

I have the EC70ax and just replaced them because of how bad the Di2 implementation is. There's only one hole, on the right side, to let the wire out from the junction box, all other wires will be...
04-16-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,170
Posted By Jazzguitar

40T and 11-42 for me. It works great for the...

40T and 11-42 for me. It works great for the riding I do, which includes a fair amount of MTB worthy singletrack. I also bought a 42T chainring, thinking that I would miss the top end, but I...
04-04-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By Jazzguitar

Pretty sure I had those same wheels on my old...

Pretty sure I had those same wheels on my old 2010 Roubaix Pro, the free hub was just a DT-Swiss and was easily replaceable with an 11 speed. I tried it and didn't even have to redish the wheel.
03-27-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By Jazzguitar

I have ridden these quite a bit and they’re great...

I have ridden these quite a bit and they’re great for the money. The ride is nice once you drop the pressure, definitely run them tubeless as they’re not great with tubes. They roll fast on pavement...
03-26-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,605
Posted By Jazzguitar

Thank you for the reminder as to why I do all the...

Thank you for the reminder as to why I do all the work on my bikes. $50 to swap rotors and cassette?! :twitchy:
03-24-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,103
Posted By Jazzguitar

Keep an eye on Backcountry, that's where I got my...

Keep an eye on Backcountry, that's where I got my frameset. They seem to get stock every once in a while, when I got mine they had one each of 54 through 60 in stock, though not in both colors.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,980
Posted By Jazzguitar

I've had good luck with the Lezyne Road Drive....

I've had good luck with the Lezyne Road Drive. It's pretty quick to get up to pressure and it weighs less than 2x Co2 canisters and a chuck.
03-22-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,103
Posted By Jazzguitar

I built up a Sigmata frameset in early February...

I built up a Sigmata frameset in early February and I'm still dialing it in but I love it so far. I'm coming from a 2018 Diverge and the Stig definitely feels more lively, in a good way, and I really...
03-01-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5,198
Views: 3,655,242
Posted By Jazzguitar

Built it up last week, yesterday was the first...

Built it up last week, yesterday was the first ride that I got to take it offroad. Looking forward to spring!...
02-25-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 253,747
Posted By Jazzguitar

Left side powermeter wouldn't work on the new...

Left side powermeter wouldn't work on the new frame so I had a reason to upgrade!
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01-16-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,889
Posted By Jazzguitar

I thought that looked familiar, that’s a mile...

I thought that looked familiar, that’s a mile down the road from me! 👍🏻
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By Jazzguitar

I went to a Kask Mojito and, like keithdunlop ,...

I went to a Kask Mojito and, like keithdunlop , was also surprised how much better it fit. Try a bunch on, fit is very personal.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,891
Posted By Jazzguitar

I've topped out at a little over 50mph which was...

I've topped out at a little over 50mph which was fast enough for me. 40+ isn't rare depending on the terrain and familiarity with the descent.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,740
Posted By Jazzguitar

It all depends on the build. My R240 comes in...

It all depends on the build. My R240 comes in well under 18lbs with pedals, cages, Garmin mount, 28/32 spoke alloy wheels, etc.. It has been several years but if I remember correctly I think the bare...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By Jazzguitar

Landry’s in Natick is supposed to be good but,...

Landry’s in Natick is supposed to be good but, like most shops, they‘ve suspended fittings for the foreseeable future.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,565
Posted By Jazzguitar

I love my Kool Stop Salmon pads and leave them on...

I love my Kool Stop Salmon pads and leave them on my bike full time. Modulation and stopping power is great and they don't seem to collect grit and metal shards like the stock Shimano pads so...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,722
Posted By Jazzguitar

My 1030 has been every bit as stable as the 520...

My 1030 has been every bit as stable as the 520 it replaced.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Jazzguitar

The Sidis feel like they are molded to my feet...

The Sidis feel like they are molded to my feet but I wanted something with a little more room in the toe box, especially for when I wear heavier socks. The Sidis just have Velcro and the ratchet...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Jazzguitar

Try going up a half size. I was a long time Sidi...

Try going up a half size. I was a long time Sidi wearer but decided to try the Fizik Aria R3s as they were on sale and I wanted the Boa straps. I usually wear a 44 Sidi but went with a 44.5 Fizik and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,863
Posted By Jazzguitar

An Evergreen SL will undoubtedly be my next...

An Evergreen SL will undoubtedly be my next frame. It may not be soon but when it’s new bike time that’s what I’m getting. Beautiful bikes and they’ll customize it however you like, it also helps...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,963
Posted By Jazzguitar

Same for me, most rides finish at 50/50 or 51/49....

Same for me, most rides finish at 50/50 or 51/49. At low intensity I have a slight imbalance, usually a few percent, but it evens out as I approach threshold. I’ve had dual sided Garmin Vectors for...
04-11-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,242
Posted By Jazzguitar

DT Swiss hubs can be made to run silently or...

DT Swiss hubs can be made to run silently or relatively noisy based on the amount of grease you put on the ratchets. Also, number of teeth on the ratchets can affect noise as well. I have 3 sets of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,935
Posted By Jazzguitar

It depends on the bike. I’ve run a 32 with my DA...

It depends on the bike. I’ve run a 32 with my DA 9100 rear derailleur and could likely have even gone bigger as the b-screw wasn’t close to maxing out. Shimano is notoriously conservative in rating...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,539
Posted By Jazzguitar

I took a bike for a test ride last weekend which...

I took a bike for a test ride last weekend which had the new Fizik Argo Tempo and I loved it so much that I bought the saddle immediately after the test ride. I knew from the first mile that it was a...
12-18-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By Jazzguitar

Honey are really nice, they’re local to me so I...

Honey are really nice, they’re local to me so I see a lot of them. They are an offshoot of Seven and are made in the same factory by the same people. I haven’t ridden one yet but plan on taking one...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By Jazzguitar

You must have had a bad batch then as none of...

You must have had a bad batch then as none of mine have had any significant drag. If this was such a huge problem you wouldn’t see half of the pro peloton riding DT Swiss hubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By Jazzguitar

I have built 3 sets of wheels with 350 hubs and...

I have built 3 sets of wheels with 350 hubs and haven’t found that to be the case at all. There’s certainly no more drag than my 240 hub builds.

Maybe you have too much grease on the star-ratchet?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 40,391
Posted By Jazzguitar

My brother in law has cracked 2 Lemonds, the...

My brother in law has cracked 2 Lemonds, the first at the bottom bracket and, what was the replacement for the first on the downtube near the water bottle bosses. Trek refused to cover the second...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 40,391
Posted By Jazzguitar

I see a lot of Sevens on the road as the shop...

I see a lot of Sevens on the road as the shop that I do most of my group riding out of is owned by one of the founders. They are gorgeous and completely custom though I think that they now offer some...
08-07-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,562
Posted By Jazzguitar

I know they're not cheap but I've never once lost...

I know they're not cheap but I've never once lost a bottle with my Arundel Mandible cages.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,381
Posted By Jazzguitar

It could very likely not be coming from your BB...

It could very likely not be coming from your BB at all. Check and/or lube your qr or thruaxles, cassette lockring, chainring bolts, or crank spindle adapters if you’re running Shimano cranks. I’ve...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 39,862
Posted By Jazzguitar

Hope she’s alright! Wow, I have had that happen...

Hope she’s alright! Wow, I have had that happen to me on my old Trek 5200. Well, not JRA, it took me running into the back of a truck that pulled in front of me and stopped short. A clean hit going...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,098
Posted By Jazzguitar

Absolutely agree. Garmin takes a year + to work...

Absolutely agree. Garmin takes a year + to work out the bugs, never buy a new product unless you want to be a beta tester.

I got a 1030 in January and I absolutely love it. Maps and navigating is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,906
Posted By Jazzguitar

If you have a Wegmans near you it’s worth...

If you have a Wegmans near you it’s worth checking there. I get mine there for about $15.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,617
Posted By Jazzguitar

Add me to the list of Belgium + fans, so much so...

Add me to the list of Belgium + fans, so much so that I built up 2 sets. DT Swiss 350 hubs and CX-Sprint spokes came in around $650.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,955
Posted By Jazzguitar

2k miles of mostly trails. I can see that you're...

2k miles of mostly trails. I can see that you're just looking to be a pain, I'm checking out now.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,955
Posted By Jazzguitar

Way to add to the conversation. Thanks for...

Way to add to the conversation. Thanks for posting info about the recall, my bike is and I'll get the collar replaced and not think another thought about it. The point of my post was to show that,...
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