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Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,334
Posted By Gladius

Synthe, but I've had two and both had their...

Synthe, but I've had two and both had their retaining bands break (at the back, near the adjuster). They still work and fit firmly on my head, but they don't adjust quite right anymore. Too bad...
07-02-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By Gladius

BB90 is "tight" and crank doesn't spin completely freely

Installed a replacement BB90 in my Trek Boone. After cleaning everything and installing the new BB, the FSA crank is ever so slightly resisting rotation (no chain is on the bike yet). Even before I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gladius

Two years into my Domane SLR 6 Disc and still...

Two years into my Domane SLR 6 Disc and still love it. It's heavy, but I'm not racing.
I run 28s at a pretty low pressure. What are you running your 32s at?
05-07-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 162,632
Posted By Gladius

There were sections that weren't fun, but we did...

There were sections that weren't fun, but we did laugh a lot drifting through the sand. And we met a lot of nice people and got plenty of high-fives and "I can't believe you guys are out here" from...
05-07-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 162,632
Posted By Gladius

The photo makes it look worse than it was. The...

The photo makes it look worse than it was. The guy in the photo doesn't like heights but as long as you just don't look down/out, and keep a hand on the rock, you're fine :)
05-07-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,904
Posted By Gladius

Shimano Dedicated Gravel Groupset

https://gravel.shimano.com/
05-07-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,863
Posted By Gladius

We parked at the Potash plant, rode past Thelma &...

We parked at the Potash plant, rode past Thelma & Louise up the Shafer switchbacks. Initially our plan was to ride back down the way we came but we decided to just continue on out of Island in the...
05-07-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 162,632
Posted By Gladius

And then Hurrah Pass to Chicken...

And then Hurrah Pass to Chicken Cornerhttps://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/f2d3dccb_d133_4336_85ba_dbc1c23a05c3_01d75b7e97c293656c9a8c162f609dc2d2981b26.jpeg...
05-07-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 162,632
Posted By Gladius

We rode Potash Road and Shafer Trail in Moab last...

We rode Potash Road and Shafer Trail in Moab last weekend....
04-30-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,863
Posted By Gladius

Hey! We (a group of 6 on gravel bikes) are going...

Hey! We (a group of 6 on gravel bikes) are going to be there on Friday of this week. The plan is to ride from the potash plant to the switchbacks on Shafer, and then turn around and go back. I hadn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,415
Posted By Gladius

I've been using a Fly 6 for about 3 years now....

I've been using a Fly 6 for about 3 years now. Putting aside the question of whether the camera will make your rides safer, I consistently put my rear-facing Fly 6 on my road bike every time I ride....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 26,582
Posted By Gladius

WAVECEL. wow.

WAVECEL. wow.
03-18-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By Gladius

Hydraulic flush?

Just had all brand new hydro brake levers, hoses, etc. installed. I didn't initially get new pads but have since; the brake levers now go full squish almost to the bars. I've bled my brakes before (I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By Gladius

I got an Ultegra Di2 Domane SLR 6 disc and opted...

I got an Ultegra Di2 Domane SLR 6 disc and opted for the 32s. They were a bit too fat for my liking as a road bike, but I'm consistently riding on 28s on the road. If I were doing gravel on it I'd go...
01-31-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By Gladius

Looking for recommendations: gravel routes near Moab

Each year our club goes out to Moab for a long weekend. While some bring mtn bikes and others road, I want to offer some gravel options this year.
We're looking for one-day routes that will be...
01-08-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By Gladius

Based on recommendations here's what I'm...

Based on recommendations here's what I'm thinking, should stand up to my lard butt that keeps breaking spokes on my 24 spoke bontrager wheels.
$598 shipped with the 8% off coupon. A bit of bling to...
01-07-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By Gladius

Now that you guys have me looking at custom...

Now that you guys have me looking at custom wheels, is there any reason I wouldn't go with centerlock disc rotor? My current wheels are 6-bolt, but I intend to keep those discs on those wheels and...
01-07-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By Gladius

Do you have a suggested place to look at custom...

Do you have a suggested place to look at custom wheel building? Or do I need to find someone local?
01-07-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By Gladius

The Grail MK3 is for sale all over the place. ...

The Grail MK3 is for sale all over the place.
This Performance store is having a store closing sale. Everything is 30% off so they are 30% off the in-store price of $599. I'm sure this is the only...
01-07-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By Gladius

Stan's Grail from Performance Bikes

Searched, but unfortunately 'grail' comes up in a lot of threads...
After the third busted spoke on my Bontragers, I'm looking at the Stan's Grail MK3 wheelset to replace my current wheels on my...
12-29-17, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,519
Posted By Gladius

Thanks for all the info, and the offer by Robbie....

Thanks for all the info, and the offer by Robbie.

For my education, what part do I need to measure, and where? Is there a good diagram somewhere?
I don't have an accurate caliper but have a...
12-28-17, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,519
Posted By Gladius

Help with Centurion headset

I bought an '86 Centurion Elite RS and believe it needs a new headset. Some searching around indicates that there may be two different sizes 1" threaded headsets for this era bike (JIS or ISO,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-17, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By Gladius

Second Pro's Closet, although if it's a clunker...

Second Pro's Closet, although if it's a clunker they may not want it. Then it's off to Craigslist.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-17, 09:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,045
Posted By Gladius

We have a gravel night ride that goes throughout...

We have a gravel night ride that goes throughout the winter. By this time of year it's dark at 6pm and we all have lights. We will ride paths and country/dirt roads through the winter, even in snow....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-17, 02:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,416
Posted By Gladius

Reporting back, and while I really like the...

Reporting back, and while I really like the walkable cleats, I've now lost the right built-in cleat cover on both sets of cleats that I've purchased. It's too bad they aren't universal, because now I...
08-03-17, 11:38 AM
08-03-17, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Gladius

That's what I'm trying to do, get the levers off...

That's what I'm trying to do, get the levers off the bars.
08-03-17, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Gladius

Thanks, it must be invisible to my (slowly...

Thanks, it must be invisible to my (slowly getting older) eyes.
08-03-17, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Gladius

Help with removing dia comp aero hoods/levers from a Centurion

Hello,

This is my first foray into the vintage forum. In '85 or '86 I purchased, new, a Centurion Elite RS shortly before going to college. At some point after that, I got rid of the bike....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,905
Posted By Gladius

Hey, I suspect Zymphad was beings sarcastic....

Hey,

I suspect Zymphad was beings sarcastic.

I got a Domane SLR 7 disc in April. Mine also creaked shortly after getting it. Unfortunately I don't know exactly what I did to get rid of it - it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-17, 10:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,614
Posted By Gladius

I can't speak to the idea of stiffness or...

I can't speak to the idea of stiffness or compliance, but I used to have the Aeolus 5s (50mm "deep") and had a lot of issues with crosswinds (also in the upper 190# range like you). Switching to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-17, 12:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,614
Posted By Gladius

Well, I suppose they will fit anything you want...

Well, I suppose they will fit anything you want on there, since you're paying for it. I think 32 was the widest offered so I went for it, and tried it for a couple hundred miles.

The 32mm tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-17, 11:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,614
Posted By Gladius

I ordered my SLR with 32mm tires. But I also got...

I ordered my SLR with 32mm tires. But I also got the Aeolus 3 wheels, and the tires were really just too big for those wheels. Not to mention that I flatted twice on the first century I rode on them....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-17, 02:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,929
Posted By Gladius

Those of you soaking in degreaser, what do you do...

Those of you soaking in degreaser, what do you do with it afterward (the used degreaser)?
I use one of the rotary chain cleaners (the plastic case with the multiple brushes you pass the chain...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-17, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,675
Posted By Gladius

I had this at one point and discovered that my...

I had this at one point and discovered that my saddle rails were slightly bent, causing one side of my sit bones to be slightly higher than the other. Also check that your cleats are equally...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-17, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,562
Posted By Gladius

The only issues I had with my Domane 5.9 was the...

The only issues I had with my Domane 5.9 was the bottom bracket creaking a lot. But I don't think that has anything to do with the Domane frame design.
I did have to tighten the isolink seatpost...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-17, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,555
Posted By Gladius

I went with a Specialized Evade, it's the...

I went with a Specialized Evade, it's the smallest profile that I can find. I'm right on the cusp between medium and large, if I need to wear anything under the helmet I need a large, and most of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-17, 03:09 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,445
Posted By Gladius

- Triple Bypass - First day of Ride the Rockies...

- Triple Bypass
- First day of Ride the Rockies 2014: Boulder to Winter Park, only we hit snow on Berthoud pass and they stopped us at the top, stood shivering in the cold for an hour before they...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-17, 08:44 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 93,998
Posted By Gladius

Ok here it is, finally! ...

Ok here it is, finally!
http://www.gladius-games.com/images/bike/IMG_3640.JPG
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-17, 07:44 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 93,998
Posted By Gladius

Interesting how the Dnister looks in different...

Interesting how the Dnister looks in different lights with the matte finish.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-17, 07:30 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 93,998
Posted By Gladius

You may have already told me this, but what are...

You may have already told me this, but what are the colors?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-17, 07:27 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 93,998
Posted By Gladius

Indeed, I made about 20 different paint...

Indeed, I made about 20 different paint configurations and screen-shotted them, then spent about a week looking at them :) Finally reduced it down to about 6 that I liked best, and then ran around...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 93,998
Posted By Gladius

Same gruppo for me. I opted for the Aeolus 3s, I...

Same gruppo for me. I opted for the Aeolus 3s, I had the 50mm deep wheels before and they were too much of a cross section for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-17, 02:15 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 93,998
Posted By Gladius

I just ordered my P1 Domane SLR 7 Disc last week!...

I just ordered my P1 Domane SLR 7 Disc last week! Should be shipping a week from Monday. So excited! What colorscheme did you choose?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-17, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Gladius

Show me your Project One designs

Thinking of doing a custom paintjob through Trek Project One. Problem is there are so many options, and I'm not a graphic designer...let me see some cool P1 paintjobs on road bikes!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-16, 04:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,250
Posted By Gladius

I've had two Domane 5.9 frames, the first had...

I've had two Domane 5.9 frames, the first had about 5000 miles on it before it was replaced (for a completely different reason) and now the replacement has about 4000 miles on it. Neither have had...
11-08-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,708
Posted By Gladius

If anyone has a lead on an Elite RS in...

If anyone has a lead on an Elite RS in teal/silver, (I'm guessing I bought mine in '85? '86?) in roughly 54-56cm size, I'd love a PM. I got rid of mine about a dozen years ago when we moved, and I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-16, 04:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,989
Posted By Gladius

I ride 25mm Gatorskins all year long in Colorado...

I ride 25mm Gatorskins all year long in Colorado and some of the roads are pretty crappy, and most have chipseal. We'll often do segments of dirt/compacted gravel without too much issue.

I don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,062
Posted By Gladius

On the same day, within a few minutes of each...

On the same day, within a few minutes of each other I saw:
- Guy with massive dreadlocks riding a bike carrying a hula-hoop.
- Topless woman riding a bike (it was free the nipple day).
- Guy...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-16, 09:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,690
Posted By Gladius

Is it possible that you were *under*inflated,...

Is it possible that you were *under*inflated, maybe due to a slow flat, and that the abrasion occurred as the sidewall collapsed and the tire skidded?
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