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Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 732
Posted By 10 Wheels

They can Hold a Mirror ...

They can Hold a Mirror
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 732
Posted By CAT7RDR

Protect your hands at all costs. Hard to work...

Protect your hands at all costs. Hard to work with injured hands.
Viewer discretion advised:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmoxOdWdZck
04-21-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 813
Posted By Phil_gretz

Let's see... Your "friend" told you: (1) Mr....

Let's see...

Your "friend" told you: (1) Mr. Tuffy liners won't work, (2) patch innertube with Gorilla Tape, and (3) go tubeless with your stock 26" rims.

I can't say anything nice about your...
04-20-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,131
Posted By mstateglfr

. This explains so much.

.

This explains so much.
04-16-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By Barry2

Sorry, I thought noobs could still read PM's. ...

Sorry, I thought noobs could still read PM's.

The PM simply states... please be careful.
If the chain is too short and you attempt to ride the bike, bad things can happen.
Be sure to test the...
04-08-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By cbrstar

There is a BMX company called YESS and they have...

There is a BMX company called YESS and they have done it both ways.

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04-08-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By prj71

I'm not sure what the point of this post is. ...

I'm not sure what the point of this post is.

https://spotbikes.com/products/rocker-ss?variant=32140479889442
04-06-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,137
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Tire widths/heights are dependent on rim width....

Tire widths/heights are dependent on rim width. This is the problem I see often when posters talk about width and don't also spec the rim width. back when nearly all performance road rims had a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,320
Posted By Kimmo

At first I was like, what's this stupid gimmick. ...

At first I was like, what's this stupid gimmick.

Then, after seeing how it works, I'm like, hey, that's pretty neat.

Now, after reading all the comments, my eyes have glazed over and I'm back...
04-01-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By Koyote

You should get an award for “most helpful bike...

You should get an award for “most helpful bike forum member of the day.“
03-31-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By oldbobcat

I found this list of Colnago dealers....

I found this list of Colnago dealers. https://www.colnago.com/en/dealers-list/ They obviously get their stock through an importer who has a district rep. Since district reps generally don't respond...
03-31-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By oldbobcat

There are special considerations for cutting and...

There are special considerations for cutting and clamping carbon fiber steerers.

First the steerer is designed to be compressed from the outside, so the fibers are compressed inward, not outward....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 893
Posted By WhyFi

Get some of the bar end plugs with insertion...

Get some of the bar end plugs with insertion tools, threaded and ready to go, and he's toast. :p
...
03-29-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,039
Posted By Phil_gretz

Last fall, I held a mini-clinic in my garage to...

Last fall, I held a mini-clinic in my garage to teach neighbors how to repair a flat tire. They brought their bikes, and I gave them each a Rema patch kit and a pair of Pedro's levers as a...
03-25-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 975
Posted By woodcraft

Specialized: "We’ve increased the frame’s reach,...

Specialized: "We’ve increased the frame’s reach, introduced a slacker head tube and a longer offset fork. All this creates incredible confidence with a planted feeling in the dirt, while spec’ing...
03-18-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 590
Posted By wgscott

In our experience, which was with a mountain bike...

In our experience, which was with a mountain bike ...

Pros: They faithfully serviced their warranty three times.

Cons: Three frame warranty issues (one was a recall).

Their customer service...
03-18-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By mcours2006

We gotta stop calling cyclist being hit from...

We gotta stop calling cyclist being hit from behind 'accidents'. Crash, collision, vehicular maiming, caused by driver negligence. Though it doesn't have the same ring as 'accident', which just kinda...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,123
Posted By scott967

But most marketed "endurance" bikes also feature...

But most marketed "endurance" bikes also feature more compliance, via wider tire, rubber suspension bits, etc. even if you can get identical fit.

scott s.
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03-17-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By Rage

“ If you can’t dazzle them with brilliance,...

“ If you can’t dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bull$#!t “- W.C. Fields
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,123
Posted By Rides4Beer

Excellent point. I've had the same touch point...

Excellent point. I've had the same touch point fit on four different bikes, 2018 Fuji Transonic, 2019 Tarmac SL6, 2020 Giant Defy, and now a 2021 SuperSix Evo. All four bikes rode/handled...
03-17-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By J.Higgins

I've performed the drops-to-flats conversion on...

I've performed the drops-to-flats conversion on dozens of bikes. Definitely doable, so be sure to map out exactly what you need to do and what parts you need. Nothing worse than getting in the middle...
03-16-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,781
Posted By OldTryGuy

Went out today on my Giant Propel Advance SL =...

Went out today on my Giant Propel Advance SL = Aero Road Race, it was fast and responsive. Now if I was on my 2018 Roubaix Expert same ride would have been more comfortable but not as nimble. Each...
Forum: Foo
03-16-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,914
Posted By wgscott

Apologies, I didn't see this might have been...

Apologies, I didn't see this might have been directed at me when I read it the first time around.

Mainly, it looks like the mRNA vaccines have the highest efficacy. They are all reasonably good,...
03-15-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,781
Posted By Sojodave

I think the title should be "race bike" vs...

I think the title should be "race bike" vs "endurance bike". I just built up a Specialized Roubaix Pro frame and I debated on whether I should get a race frame. I am not a racer, but I do several...
Forum: Foo
03-15-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,914
Posted By clemsongirl

It’s about better educating the immune system to...

It’s about better educating the immune system to respond to a virus and the exact structure of the mRNA that interacts with the critical piece of a virus’s protein coat, such as the spike protein of...
Forum: Foo
03-13-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By ahsposo

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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03-10-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By frogmorton

My Kickr is that way. The centerline of the bike...

My Kickr is that way. The centerline of the bike is offset from the center of the kickr. Just the way it is. Ride on.
03-08-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,165
Posted By Cycletography

The main geometry differences between a race bike...

The main geometry differences between a race bike and an endurance bike (besides reach and stack) will be head tube angle, chainstay length, and wheelbase. Generally speaking, the race bike will have...
03-07-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,712
Posted By mstateglfr

I enjoyed the drought this past month.

I enjoyed the drought this past month.
03-07-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I have 10’s of thousands of km on my Future Shock...

I have 10’s of thousands of km on my Future Shock bike with no issues or abnormal maintenance issues. The adjustment is different than a traditional headset but no more difficult. Old school...
03-06-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By Danhedonia

I have a similar impression with my CORE.

I have a similar impression with my CORE.
03-01-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,874
Posted By WhyFi

Canyon.

Canyon.
02-16-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 711
Posted By cobba

Your fork serial number on the trailhead page...

Your fork serial number on the trailhead page should show what upgrades the fork can have.

https://trailhead.rockshox.com/en/

Spare parts catalog also shows parts.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,932
Posted By badger1

My 1.0 was actually replaced with 2.0 by...

My 1.0 was actually replaced with 2.0 by Specialized under warranty, so I have no concerns. Admittedly, this was on my Sirrus (hangs head in shame; flat-earth bar road cyclist), but still ... I'm not...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,932
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

It was just a idea if you were interested. FYI,...

It was just a idea if you were interested. FYI, I replaced my 1.0 Future Shock in my S-Works Roubaix without issues even though officially Specialized said it was a no go.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,932
Posted By badger1

Very nice bike!! Too bad about the springs; Spec....

Very nice bike!! Too bad about the springs; Spec. should be able to supply them to you. Unfortunately I no longer have mine, or I'd send 'em on gratis. My 1.0 was warrantied straight to a 2.0.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,932
Posted By illdrag0n

Wheels and group came from my previous bike. ...

Wheels and group came from my previous bike.

Specialized have confirmed the 2.0 won't fit in the headtube of a 1.5 bike anyway.

I've got all 3 Springs here, but I can't see myself needing to...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-15-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By DocJames

Wow! Did not know about this extension. How cool!...

Wow! Did not know about this extension. How cool! I'm planning on riding this whole thing this spring.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,932
Posted By OldTryGuy

Springs B-gone. Sorry

Springs B-gone. Sorry
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,932
Posted By OldTryGuy

About ready for some new tires and I appreciate...

About ready for some new tires and I appreciate your review.

Had to get out for the NEW MOON RIDE on the Roubaix the other night/day ----- sooooo >>>
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Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,932
Posted By illdrag0n

Certainly didn't effect me on today's ride. Using...

Certainly didn't effect me on today's ride. Using the medium spring. Didn't notice it sprinting or out of the saddle but it was a godsend on some of the crap roads. 66 strava achievements on my...
02-13-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,234
Posted By doldonics

Kickr Vibration issue not the bearings in my case - but solved

As with everyone else that appears to have vibration issues with their kickr core, I replaced the bearings on the flywheel. The vibration went away for about 4 rides, then started coming back. So I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,990
Posted By Sojodave

This guy put a sticker on his Swat box to make...

This guy put a sticker on his Swat box to make people think he's riding an e-bike...:lol:...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,990
Posted By Sojodave

It could be worse......

It could be worse......
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,932
Posted By Ferrouscious

The OP wants to know if the Future Shock will...

The OP wants to know if the Future Shock will reduce stiffness while sprinting. It seems to me that you want to know as well. The only way we can get to the right answer is through someone with...
02-08-21, 03:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 811
Posted By joefelixj

Pics of brakes for ARider2: ...

Pics of brakes for ARider2:

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,932
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just had the 1.0 warranted so replaced with the...

Just had the 1.0 warranted so replaced with the 1.5 on my 2018 Roubaix Expert. Tried all 3 in 1.0 and each did its own thing. Picked up bike on Friday 2 weeks ago and on that Sunday rode 105...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,932
Posted By Sojodave

There is a Facebook group for Roubaix owners. I...

There is a Facebook group for Roubaix owners. I posted a poll on what spring people use that have a Future Shock with springs. The majority said they use the black(medium) spring and the second was...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,231
Posted By MAK

I really appreciate all of the responses. Some...

I really appreciate all of the responses. Some of you missed that I said I'll need to carry bikes with fenders (a touring bike with front and back racks and fenders and a hybrid also with two racks...
02-04-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,745
Posted By patnoe

It looks like with 2021 models from Expert...

It looks like with 2021 models from Expert through S-works Dura-Ace, the handle bars are the same though alloy in the expert and carbon in Pro and S-Works.
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