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11-19-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,006
Posted By Trav1s

Exactly! I'm not a big guy and that makes a huge...

Exactly! I'm not a big guy and that makes a huge difference with transportation and storage. I loved the Hardrock but the M2 is a feather...
11-18-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,006
Posted By Trav1s

I never even considered the tools to swap the...

I never even considered the tools to swap the fork in the equation. That makes the old CrMo Treks or Specialized bike look even more appealing. It defintely rode nice but was too small for me and...
11-18-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,006
Posted By Trav1s

That being said - an mid 90's Hardrock plus new...

That being said - an mid 90's Hardrock plus new tires and derailuer upgrade gave me a capable singletrack bike for not much cash. Installing the 2.25" tires made a world of difference when...
11-18-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,006
Posted By Trav1s

My first thought was to pick up a 90's steel...

My first thought was to pick up a 90's steel frame mountain bike and spend some time on it. Even short travel forks do make a difference on basic singletrack. Your bike and your call.
11-11-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 571
Posted By Trav1s

If you would not mind, start a thread like my...

If you would not mind, start a thread like my Quick 1 and share your experience with us.
11-08-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Trav1s

I'm another fan of Ergon GP series and used the...

I'm another fan of Ergon GP series and used the GP4 on my Quick1.

My biking friends would ask this question: Are you holding tight on the grips? Have you considered turning the grips so the...
11-03-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,066
Posted By Trav1s

I really enjoy singletrack as it is a change of...

I really enjoy singletrack as it is a change of pace and scenery for me. I did a couple singletrack rides on my Quick 1 but it felt out of place to me. I picked up an old Hardrock, made some...
11-02-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,247
Posted By Trav1s

I appreciate the changes you are making. I'm in...

I appreciate the changes you are making. I'm in a similar place with my Cannondale Quick 1... If I like the bike then I'll make the additions as I go. Why? Because I can. ;-)
10-22-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

We got a bonus late fall day here in central Ohio...

We got a bonus late fall day here in central Ohio - 73 degrees and tolerable winds. This was my longest ride of the season at just over 15 miles challenged my self to ride 4 miles further than my...
10-17-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

Managed to cover a few miles over the weekend...

Managed to cover a few miles over the weekend with the Q1. The wife and I rode the same trail that is in the previous post with my daughter. We had a beautiful fall day with almost 7 miles filled...
10-08-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By Trav1s

Im here to contribute to the original thread but...

Im here to contribute to the original thread but additional comments made my morning. :lol:

Definitely look into media blasting and soda or walnut shells would be a good choice as they remove...
09-29-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By Trav1s

Wisdom right there!

Wisdom right there!
09-26-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,243
Posted By Trav1s

Glad to hear this is working out for your bother....

Glad to hear this is working out for your bother. I have read good things about the Jamis Coda line and your experience mirror's my reading.

As for the section I snipped from your post, that...
09-24-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

Yesterday yielded another 8 miles on the Q1 - I...

Yesterday yielded another 8 miles on the Q1 - I hoped on the local trail and headed south to meet up with a friend who was buying is his first real bike. My ride was roughly 4 miles each way and all...
Forum: Touring
09-18-22, 05:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,188
Posted By Trav1s

I'm late to the game but saw your link in another...

I'm late to the game but saw your link in another thread a_d_a_m

I appreciate the scoop on the ride and will keep your experience in mind as I explore central Ohio. I just moved to Westerville...
09-13-22, 03:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,112
Posted By Trav1s

Quick 1 is another option. I do like the 2x11...

Quick 1 is another option. I do like the 2x11 105 goodies
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09-05-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

Made it out for a ride with my daughter. Since...

Made it out for a ride with my daughter. Since the derailleur needs adjusted I grabbed the other bike. It was a beautiful ride in central Ohio.

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09-01-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 975
Posted By Trav1s

That Canyon looks like a great bike for the...

That Canyon looks like a great bike for the money. Better components than my Cannondale Quick 1 and less money than the current version.
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08-23-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

Picked up another 6 miles last night. Spent most...

Picked up another 6 miles last night. Spent most of the ride on the small front ring. Definitely needs some rear derailleur adjustment.
08-18-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

Weíve landed in central Ohio and are living with...

Weíve landed in central Ohio and are living with family until we close on our house which happens to offer near direct access to the Ohio Erie trail. Oh yes!

I grabbed a much needed 7 mile ride...
07-24-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

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07-23-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 60,626
Posted By Trav1s

My 2018 Quick 1 is running 700cx35s with the...

My 2018 Quick 1 is running 700cx35s with the fenders. I think 38s would fit without fenders.

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07-23-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

Itís here! Iím amazed at how light it is. Iíll...

Itís here! Iím amazed at how light it is. Iíll do the install this winter but Iím happy to have found this.

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07-18-22, 04:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,792
Posted By Trav1s

Not sure about the fastest but the Cannondale...

Not sure about the fastest but the Cannondale Quick 1 is no slouch. I have found myself maintaining a higher pace with mine than I expected.
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07-13-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

So after a month of looking, I found a new...

So after a month of looking, I found a new FC-5800 105 and ordered it yesterday. The bike time is non existent at this time as the relocation work is taking my attention.
06-30-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,007
Posted By Trav1s

Yes she does like the bike but we've been down on...

Yes she does like the bike but we've been down on ride time this year but for a good reason. I secured new employment and we will be relocating in the next 30-45 days. We'll look into the saddle...
06-06-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

https://www.bbinfinite.com/products/bsa-threaded-c...

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05-30-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

I finally had decent weather for a 45 minute...

I finally had decent weather for a 45 minute ride. I love the fenders and did not have any problem with rubbing or vibrations during the entire ride, even with 20 mph winds. I also appreciate the...
05-06-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

Thank t2p ! I'd like to upgrade the crank to...

Thank t2p !

I'd like to upgrade the crank to 105 to match the rear but I'll leave good enough alone. I'm also nervous to make major driveline changes because I happy with the bike as it is. I'll...
05-04-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

No updates here in eastern Iowa. We have received...

No updates here in eastern Iowa. We have received unseasonably cold and rainy weather in April. The only decent riding times have occurred when I have been stuck on the road for work so the bike is...
05-04-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By Trav1s

As others have mentioned, it really doesn't...

As others have mentioned, it really doesn't matter.

That being said, as one who has been installing tubes in all types of tires since the 80's, I appreciate the Presta valve setup with the...
04-19-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

Helderberg - Thanks for the kind words....

Helderberg - Thanks for the kind words. Aesthetics are a big deal to me so changes I make to bikes (and cars too) need to visually work for me. (Note: working together and matching are different...
04-17-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,845
Posted By Trav1s

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04-17-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

All done and road ready! I had to make some...

All done and road ready! I had to make some adjustments on the front fender but now that everything is in place they are quiet and don't rattle. Now to fix the creaky seat post...
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04-17-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

Fender mount at the chain stays using included...

Fender mount at the chain stays using included hardware....
04-13-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

Here's hoping 2022 is a better year for riding. ...

Here's hoping 2022 is a better year for riding.

I've picked up some early season upgrades in celebration of my 50th birthday - the first being an upgraded set of lights. A trip to the LBS yielded...
04-12-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

Summer 2020 - I logged approximately 500 mile and...

Summer 2020 - I logged approximately 500 mile and made some upgrades - necessary and optional - to the bike.

Tapping into the wisdom of a close friend that also bikes, I replaced the chain after...
04-12-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

Summer 2019 - For the first season, I put...

Summer 2019 - For the first season, I put approximately 1,200 miles on it as received. The only addition was the installation of my old Bontrager bike computer and some mountain bike bar ends from...
04-12-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,134
Posted By Trav1s

Cannondale Quick 1 Disc

I've been lurking around the forum since I picked up my gently used 2018 Quick 1 from a friend in the spring of 2019. I was considering a Trek FX3 disc and had previously tried out a lower level...
04-05-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By Trav1s

I'd say so if the bars are a standard size you...

I'd say so if the bars are a standard size you will be fine. I have the GP5s on my Quick and appreciate the additional hand positions.
04-11-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,596
Posted By Trav1s

My Quick 1 is light and surprisingly fast. I like...

My Quick 1 is light and surprisingly fast. I like yourself am getting back into riding after years on poorly fitting bikes. Most of my riding is surface streets to get to the local trails. I just...
03-28-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,659
Posted By Trav1s

Upgraded the tires on my Cannondale Quick 1...

Upgraded the tires on my Cannondale Quick 1 yesterday. Removed the Schwalbe Spicer K-Guards in 700x30c size after approximately 2,000 miles. Replaced them with Schwalbe Marathon Tour GT in 700x35c...
12-17-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,667
Posted By Trav1s

Quick 3 and FX3 Disc come to mind.

Quick 3 and FX3 Disc come to mind.
09-17-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,982
Views: 602,374
Posted By Trav1s

No pics but I fair amount of time on the Cedar...

No pics but I fair amount of time on the Cedar Valley trail and on surface streets of Cedar Rapids both yesterday and today. 15 miles yesterday and 16 miles today. Not currently having a job does...
09-06-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 348,390
Posted By Trav1s

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Installed a kickstand on my daughter's 16" Trek...
08-27-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,115
Posted By Trav1s

I just went through this as we move to make...

I just went through this as we move to make family rides a regular activity in our house.

Here's the back story before the details on the final purchase:
My wife is petite (5'2") and has never...
08-22-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 348,390
Posted By Trav1s

Upgraded the taillight. The 12 year old unit has...

Upgraded the taillight. The 12 year old unit has been repurposed within the household bike fleet.
08-16-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 348,390
Posted By Trav1s

Installed bar ends with the Cannondale grips,...

Installed bar ends with the Cannondale grips, adjusted the seat a bit, and then took my first 20+ mile ride....
08-15-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7,772
Views: 2,721,416
Posted By Trav1s

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2018 Quick 1 - I have since upgraded to a Camelbak water bottle and added a seat...
Forum: Introductions
08-07-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By Trav1s

I did not RAGBRAI and doubt I will. I am more...

I did not RAGBRAI and doubt I will. I am more about getting into shape and enjoying the scenery than long rides like that. I am exploring the designated bike routes and great trails we have here in...
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