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Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 732
Posted By redcon1

Yep that vid looked familiar to me. I used to...

Yep that vid looked familiar to me. I used to wear gloves when cold, or I felt like it. Then I went OTB and hit the pavement at 22mph-- my left hand had chunks of gravel embedded in the palm, and the...
04-21-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 813
Posted By redcon1

I didn't chime in because it's all been said. OP...

I didn't chime in because it's all been said. OP is in for a large series of headaches converting his setup to tubeless. Or-- should I say-- attempting to convert his bike to tubeless.
All of...
04-20-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 469
Posted By redcon1

I think maybe the torque introduced by the...

I think maybe the torque introduced by the aggressive riding is slightly flexing the fork legs and causing the rub. I had an old MTB with first-gen hydraulic disc and QR hubs... and the flexy Judy...
04-06-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,137
Posted By redcon1

It wasn't the side to side measurement, but the...

It wasn't the side to side measurement, but the tread of the larger tire will contact the frame at the front - the "U" formed by the chainstays. Again, I had the Ergoride, but looks like the same...
04-06-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,137
Posted By redcon1

@psychoanalyst...

@psychoanalyst (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/psychoanalyst-338113.html) Looking at your pics your chainstays near the seat tube look exactly like those on my 2013 Izalco Ergoride. There will...
03-25-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 975
Posted By redcon1

Exactly... The main difference a Roubaix and...

Exactly... The main difference a Roubaix and Diverge test ride seemed to me to be slower steering and cushier tires. I doubt much different feeling than a Trek touring rig, but it's been ages since...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,123
Posted By redcon1

Iride01 you didn't answer my questions.. did you...

Iride01 you didn't answer my questions.. did you ride both Tarmac and Roubaix in a comparison? Notice any difference in the ride and handling characteristics? I believe your mistake is thinking you...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,123
Posted By redcon1

(I believe that I read you have ridden both your...

(I believe that I read you have ridden both your Tarmac and a comparable Roubaix). Whether or not you think one is more 'comfortable'-- a completely subjective opinion- is irrelevant. I have ridden...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,123
Posted By redcon1

You are talking about the touch point dimensions,...

You are talking about the touch point dimensions, not changing the frame geometry. Rake/Trail, Wheelbase, Chainstay length are all different between your Emonda/Domane. Different geometry, and...
03-16-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,781
Posted By redcon1

I'm with you Dave. My Focus Izalco was a great...

I'm with you Dave. My Focus Izalco was a great bike but I felt beat up riding it on the roads around here. I pickup up a 2019 Roubaix Expert and have found I am faster than ever on my local loops,...
03-16-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By redcon1

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Your bike shop should have supplied a similar spacer to use when you remove the...
03-04-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By redcon1

I will try to get a representative picture. ...

I will try to get a representative picture. Someone else on another site suggested checking parallel of the legs themselves.
03-03-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By redcon1

KickR Core Bike Mounted Off-Center?

Iíve had my Kicker for 6 weeks or so and have enjoyed Zwifting much more than on my Kurt Kinetic.

This evening I was cleaning my bike, and looked closely at the mounting of my Roubaix, mounted to...
03-01-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,874
Posted By redcon1

and Focus.

and Focus.
02-17-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By redcon1

Chain drop, not slip. Limit screw out of...

Chain drop, not slip. Limit screw out of adjustment?
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-15-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By redcon1

Whelp-- some bad news since I posted the update...

Whelp-- some bad news since I posted the update you quote. Three or so miles into the northern extension, north of the US 30 overpass, the railroad bridge was raining down debris onto the trail. So...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,932
Posted By redcon1

I asked at the time, but since it was a...

I asked at the time, but since it was a demo/leftover they couldn't locate them. The SWAT box (see the other thread, haha) was removed too, but they threw in a fully loaded new one, so I didn't push...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,932
Posted By redcon1

Nice! I only got the medium spring fitted to my...

Nice! I only got the medium spring fitted to my Leftover 2019 Expert with FS 1.0. I would like to try thes oft and firm springs at some point. Did you have to return the springs with the warranty...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,990
Posted By redcon1

One more qualification.. keeps all this weight...

One more qualification.. keeps all this weight low, effectively lowering the COG... a distinct advantage for bike handling in my experience.
But if you can all of those items in one jersey pocket,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,990
Posted By redcon1

It looks ugly, but it works. I took it off...

It looks ugly, but it works. I took it off originally but ended up mounting it back up on my Roubaix. It neatly holds a spare tube, CO2 cartridge and inflator head, multi-tool, and tire lever. Plus...
02-09-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By redcon1

When I moved from a Kurt Kinetic Road Machine to...

When I moved from a Kurt Kinetic Road Machine to a Wahoo KickR Core my power output went up also-- both average/weighted as well as sprints. Maybe 5-8 W higher excluding sprinting.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,932
Posted By redcon1

Why not just read the responses posted for a...

Why not just read the responses posted for a particular question, then? Take a step back and look:

OP: I want to know about Roubaix/Future Shock 1.5, anyone have one?
Iride01: I don't have...
02-04-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,745
Posted By redcon1

IIRC the S-works frames are offset sizing, so a...

IIRC the S-works frames are offset sizing, so a Medium is a 53cm vs. a 54cm in the Regular Roubaix like my 2019 Expert. I don't think the S-works are fitted with the Hover bar, either. at least not...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,231
Posted By redcon1

OP: I want to get a Honda Accord, does anyone...

OP: I want to get a Honda Accord, does anyone own one, and what are your experiences?
BF: Dude, get a Mercedes S-Class. Does everything SO much better than the Accord.

He asked about a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,231
Posted By redcon1

I see the 1-up for Equip-D for $729; add in...

I see the 1-up for Equip-D for $729; add in shipping and 772.49-- not really in line for pricing. I paid $349 shipped for my Thule Double Track Pro. For the difference, I could buy a second Thule,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,231
Posted By redcon1

I have use the DoubleTrack Pro 2 for about 3...

I have use the DoubleTrack Pro 2 for about 3 years, will all my bicycles-- from carbon road, to Aluminum MTBs. It's pretty versatile and I can always find a tray position that works with my Medium...
01-28-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By redcon1

I Have a Kurt Kinetic Road Machine and their...

I Have a Kurt Kinetic Road Machine and their fluid resistance unit is warranted for life; I though CycleOps did the same. May be just for the original owner, though.
01-25-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,417
Posted By redcon1

I love to watch bicycle racing, especially the...

I love to watch bicycle racing, especially the one-day classics and the grand tours. I cycle for fitness and fun, and have never raced except against my own PRs.. but I love to see the pros at the...
01-20-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,097
Posted By redcon1

A word of caution -- I have found my Edge Explore...

A word of caution -- I have found my Edge Explore is useless for hiking and most of my kayaking.. It stays in pause mode until you reach 6mph, when the navigation starts. Maybe this is a setting...
01-14-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By redcon1

Delsey Hard-Side 25" Carry-on case with wheels -...

Delsey Hard-Side 25" Carry-on case with wheels - $159.99. Lasts a 'long time.'
Box of 50 Hefty Ultra-Strong 13 Gal Garbage Bags - $7.98. Each would last more than a few trips-- you'll never need a...
01-13-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By redcon1

Check out LokSac bags on Amazon. i used to order...

Check out LokSac bags on Amazon. i used to order them to protect my phone in my jersey pocket, before phones were essentially waterproof. They are offered in different sizes and last quite a while...
01-07-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,570
Posted By redcon1

I'd look for a Kurt Kinetic or Cyclops Fluid...

I'd look for a Kurt Kinetic or Cyclops Fluid trainer on Craigslist, FB Marketplace, etc. As people like myself upgrade to a smart wheel-off trainer they sell off the older ones cheap.
In my case I...
12-15-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,110
Posted By redcon1

Clipless is the proper term. If you don't know...

Clipless is the proper term. If you don't know why, Moisture, use the search.

I find it funny that Moisture has the ability to dredge up decades old topics that he has just learned about or...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By redcon1

Tech Talk - Changing Booster Spring on...

Tech Talk - Changing Booster Spring on FutureShock . VLOG 2.164 - YouTube

I've never heard of running the FS 1.0 without a top booster spring. Comes fitted from the factory and the fine tuning...
12-08-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,705
Posted By redcon1

Google 'white van speaker scam.' Up through the...

Google 'white van speaker scam.' Up through the 00's this was common on the eastern seaboard of the US. Personally I was approached in NC, MD, and PA with the scam. Once you could google the speaker...
12-03-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By redcon1

I used a Planet Bike Wireless on the rear wheel...

I used a Planet Bike Wireless on the rear wheel for a few years BITD, worked fine but my 900mHZ cordless phone interfered.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,134
Posted By redcon1

On some of the steepest climbs at both the Giro...

On some of the steepest climbs at both the Giro and Vuelta this year the commentators mentioned some were riding 34/34... exactly like my Roubaix. I was surprised.
11-25-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 847
Posted By redcon1

+1 on the hand pogies & balaclava-- Huge...

+1 on the hand pogies & balaclava-- Huge difference for winter comfort. Another pro-tip... wear a ski helmet instead of a bicycling helmet. Warmth engineered in, mine even has adjustable venting if...
11-12-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,375
Posted By redcon1

Moisture have you ever browsed the forums before...

Moisture have you ever browsed the forums before asking questions, and just sticking them in the General Forum? Did you even notice that there is a Bike Fit forum? So of course, your premise that...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By redcon1

https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/information/news/ch...

https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/information/news/choosing-the-right-shimano-spd-sl-road-cleat-for-you.html

Shimano's official explanation is that the pivot point is changed between the yellow and...
11-04-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,367
Posted By redcon1

Z3 Roadster

I love my Roadster
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10-30-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,443
Posted By redcon1

Some of you guys never rode your Spyder bike into...

Some of you guys never rode your Spyder bike into a lake off a homemade ramp built at the end of a dock, and it shows.
10-28-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,130
Posted By redcon1

What??

Amazon sells the 11-speed Dura Ace Di2 for under $600, and the Ultegra 11-speed Di2 rear for under $300.
...
10-28-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,130
Posted By redcon1

Curious.. what would be the cost of a full...

Curious.. what would be the cost of a full conversion to Di2?
10-21-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By redcon1

That looks like a GF Sugar model from the early...

That looks like a GF Sugar model from the early 2000's, with an upgraded coil/remote reservoir shock. Beyond that I don't know the nuances between Sugar models 1,2,3 or 4.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,628
Posted By redcon1

rob_adams great info, thanks!

rob_adams great info, thanks!
10-20-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,317
Posted By redcon1

My childhood was typical. Summers in Rangoon,...

My childhood was typical. Summers in Rangoon, luge lessons. In the spring, we'd make meat helmets... and wear them while riding our bicycles.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,628
Posted By redcon1

Good info -- Bookmarking this for future...

Good info -- Bookmarking this for future reference. A couple of questions:

What was the approximate mileage on your Roubaix before you noticed the problem and had to replace the bearings?
What...
10-16-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By redcon1

I understand. My wife has a Liv (Giant) Thrive...

I understand. My wife has a Liv (Giant) Thrive CoMax1, Flat bar 11-speed with 105 drivetrain and hydraulic brakes. The specs list the 11-speed shifters as Shimano SL-RS700. Perhaps you can source...
10-14-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By redcon1

I went with the budget solution, $34, and it...

I went with the budget solution, $34, and it works OK. It rolls over my front tire to get the laptop close, but it would be nice if it adjusted higher.
...
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