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08-16-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By shoota

That's an awesome story. I wish I could find a...

That's an awesome story. I wish I could find a high end trek in my size like that around here!
08-16-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By shoota

ST. So smooth

ST. So smooth
08-16-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By shoota

Got something cool to trade in the 56cm range?...

Got something cool to trade in the 56cm range? Where in Iowa are you?
08-16-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By shoota

Me too! I could deliver in Iowa next weekend :)

Me too! I could deliver in Iowa next weekend :)
08-16-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By shoota

Price too high? Bump

Price too high? Bump
08-15-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 784
Posted By shoota

https://fortdodge.craigslist.org/bik/d/fort-dodge-...

https://fortdodge.craigslist.org/bik/d/fort-dodge-tommasini/6956922501.html

I'm actually headed up to Carroll in a week and a half. I might ping you before then. Your price is way high (I know...
08-14-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By shoota

but. but. but...

but. but. but...
08-14-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By shoota

GSPs are the only breed I see consistently...

GSPs are the only breed I see consistently referred to this way. *shrug*
08-14-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By shoota

GSP = German Shorthaired Pointer. OP - what...

GSP = German Shorthaired Pointer.

OP - what size Topstone are you looking at? Also, I'm assuming you're in Ames?
08-14-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,005
Posted By shoota

Looks like my size. So jealous.

Looks like my size. So jealous.
08-13-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By shoota

You'll run out of space in your frame for the...

You'll run out of space in your frame for the tire before you run out of width in your wheel for a super wide tire.
08-12-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By shoota

Tommasini Super Prestige F/F

60cm ctc Seat Tube
58cm ctc Top Tube
SLX
Campy dropouts, Campy seatpost binder bolt.
No dents, paint in really nice shape.

$499 $399 shipped in the US.
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08-09-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 85,496
Posted By shoota

Haha, and those $20 pedals are about to fall off...

Haha, and those $20 pedals are about to fall off their spindles. Ordered brand new XTs last night :)
08-09-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 85,496
Posted By shoota

Got it about three weeks ago. Total accident....

Got it about three weeks ago. Total accident. It's the red Apex 1 model. It's the first time I've used a 1X setup and I liked it so much I decided to take the hydro Ultegra off the Topstone, make it...
08-09-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 85,496
Posted By shoota

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/22a348aa_b461_4423_bdc9_58de74b6140f_6827e21d38790ac850caa8bc33d5027ab1376c2d.jpeg
All the 1X bits to set up the Warbird 1X hydro...
08-08-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,940
Posted By shoota

Pretty much, it might even be a little more...

Pretty much, it might even be a little more aggressive geo. Scott is known for that. And they make light bikes too.
08-08-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,940
Posted By shoota

While I have no personal experience with the...

While I have no personal experience with the Addict Gravel model I've owned two Scotts before and absolutely loved them. Scott is super underrated.
08-07-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,940
Posted By shoota

Hmm. The Giant TCX comes to mind.

Hmm. The Giant TCX comes to mind.
08-06-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By shoota

I haven't found a cage that's readily available...

I haven't found a cage that's readily available anywhere that doesn't hold a bottle.
08-05-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,605
Posted By shoota

Oh, you're one of those, good day sir.

Oh, you're one of those, good day sir.
08-05-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,967
Posted By shoota

Right on. It does look better, no doubt about...

Right on. It does look better, no doubt about that!
08-05-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,605
Posted By shoota

I totally understand what you're saying. It's...

I totally understand what you're saying. It's still a pretty blanket statement that isn't entirely true, at least for some people.

My experience is that while I encounter more cars on the road, I...
08-05-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,967
Posted By shoota

What does the new axle give you that the stock...

What does the new axle give you that the stock one doesn't?
08-04-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,940
Posted By shoota

The SuperX would be in my top 3 if I had to do an...

The SuperX would be in my top 3 if I had to do an one-bike-for-all. If I were you i'd definitely go 2X with all that climbing and descending.
08-02-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By shoota

Sweet. Apparently the stock RX800 can clear a 1X...

Sweet. Apparently the stock RX800 can clear a 1X setup with an 11-42 by itself.
08-02-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By shoota

Maybe I'm thick, but what's the difference...

Maybe I'm thick, but what's the difference between the normal roadlink and the direct mount?

edit: Oh wait, the DM replaces the rd's stock mount. Got it.
08-02-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By shoota

I did some research and it turns out they make a...

I did some research and it turns out they make a specific Roadlink for the RX800 now. RoadLink DM: https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/products/roadlink-dm?_pos=1&_sid=bc9e9ca1f&_ss=r

Just ordered...
08-02-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By shoota

I have the same group and was thinking about...

I have the same group and was thinking about doing the same thing. The only difference is that I need the RD to clear an 11-42. Would a RoadLink + the Ultegra RX800 clear that?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,041
Posted By shoota

That's a load of bull, sorry.

That's a load of bull, sorry.
08-01-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,605
Posted By shoota

95% of the time I still don't know why anyone...

95% of the time I still don't know why anyone would want to ride gravel roads given the choice.

Next big thing: e-MTBs. It's already gaining steam.
08-01-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,967
Posted By shoota

Well you need a new mechanic because it's...

Well you need a new mechanic because it's possible. The skewer has an allen bolt that is accessible. Just back that off a little, pull the lever handle directly away from the bike until it clears the...
07-27-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By shoota

Latex totally lives up to the hype. But I can't...

Latex totally lives up to the hype. But I can't imagine using them on gravel.

I'll take my almost flat-proof tubeless setup all day long.
07-27-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,450
Posted By shoota

I have lots of thoughts here so I'll try to...

I have lots of thoughts here so I'll try to impart what I've learned, and my opinions, succinctly.

Diverge: I'm with you. I've done the proprietary thing and I swear I won't ever do it again....
07-22-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,259
Posted By shoota

Why??

Why??
07-22-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,259
Posted By shoota

SPD or Crank Bros. Done.

SPD or Crank Bros. Done.
07-18-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,181
Posted By shoota

Short answer: no. I find the super wide bars to...

Short answer: no. I find the super wide bars to be pretty extreme and IMO they don't fit your style of riding. I've used both the Cowbells and the Ritchey Evomax. Both are good but I like the more...
07-18-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,242
Posted By shoota

Sounds like you need a new shop because both of...

Sounds like you need a new shop because both of those things are ridiculous.
07-18-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By shoota

Consider me jealous, I've always wanted one of...

Consider me jealous, I've always wanted one of those.
07-18-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By shoota

I wouldn't say you're missing anything. Wider...

I wouldn't say you're missing anything. Wider tires than 25mm would make a noticeable difference, depending on what you're trying to achieve. Some of the funnest rides I've had are mixed surface...
07-18-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,242
Posted By shoota

Good initial thoughts, thanks. Yes metal cages...

Good initial thoughts, thanks. Yes metal cages are worth it for gravel.

As for the carbon - there are different ways of finishing a layup that will change how the finished product looks. That...
07-18-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,926
Posted By shoota

I'd get Ultegra based solely on the fact that GRX...

I'd get Ultegra based solely on the fact that GRX is fugly.
07-18-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,274
Posted By shoota

Agreed. I love the gold. I wish the lettering...

Agreed. I love the gold. I wish the lettering wasn't yellow but alas..good looking bike.
07-18-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,242
Posted By shoota

I don't see anything out of the ordinary, looks...

I don't see anything out of the ordinary, looks like a normal carbon weave to me.
07-17-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By shoota

Look for a GT Grade or a newer disc Cannondale...

Look for a GT Grade or a newer disc Cannondale Synapse.
07-16-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,730
Posted By shoota

You're a wildman!

You're a wildman!
07-15-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,181
Posted By shoota

I just got my first taste of the Cowbell...

I just got my first taste of the Cowbell yesterday and I really like them. Short reach and drop, good bend at the levers, and a nice long flat drop without too much flare. Pretty nice product, and it...
07-15-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,730
Posted By shoota

Yeah, unfortunate reporting. You can see in the...

Yeah, unfortunate reporting. You can see in the pic they posted in the article that both bikes were whole. I'm sure it was just a mistake. Enjoy your ride, today's stage was incredible!
07-15-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,730
Posted By shoota

The video from the TdF car shows pretty clearly...

The video from the TdF car shows pretty clearly that the Ineos car ran over the bike and split it in half. The bike was 100% intact before the team car rolls over it. So take that.
...
07-14-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,730
Posted By shoota

Ugh, thanks for reminding me of the one thing I...

Ugh, thanks for reminding me of the one thing I hate about this subforum.
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