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10-12-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 738
Posted By Noctilux.95

Mountain bike with drop bars?

Mountain bike with drop bars?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Noctilux.95

You can mount the tri-bar on any 2019 and beyond...

You can mount the tri-bar on any 2019 and beyond Madone SLR. I actually purchased the clip ons and plan on using them on my 2019 SLR along with a 5mm setback seatpost with a dedicated saddle....
09-22-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,421
Posted By Noctilux.95

Low end drivetrain and wheels at this price point...

Low end drivetrain and wheels at this price point is not very impressive. But hey, it does look cool.
Forum: Fatbikes
09-22-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By Noctilux.95

Worth upgrading Mastadon to Mastadon Pro?

I have a 2018 Trek Farley EX 9.8 full suspension fat bike that came equipped with a Mastadon fork. I love this bike and use it more than my trail and cross country MB's combined. My bike came stacked...
09-19-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,519
Posted By Noctilux.95

No matter where you make your purchase, you're...

No matter where you make your purchase, you're helping the LBS. Might not be your LBS, but it sure is someones.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By Noctilux.95

And you see a lot of guys with missing teeth and...

And you see a lot of guys with missing teeth and limited education in your neck of the woods.
09-11-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,431
Posted By Noctilux.95

We have a MILF alley here.

We have a MILF alley here.
09-08-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,234
Posted By Noctilux.95

Doing it better is more important than doing it...

Doing it better is more important than doing it first. Besides, the creativity in the bike industry is pretty primitive compared to the tech world. High prices don't equal high tech.
09-08-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,234
Posted By Noctilux.95

Or you can say they will take someone's crap...

Or you can say they will take someone's crap engineering and make it much better.
09-08-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,234
Posted By Noctilux.95

I’ll wait until Shimano makes it better.

I’ll wait until Shimano makes it better.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,421
Posted By Noctilux.95

Just ordered Dura Ace Tri-TT shifters from Merlin...

Just ordered Dura Ace Tri-TT shifters from Merlin on Monday along with five Panaracer SK GK gravel tires at $30 a pop. Saved nearly $200 on shifters alone.
09-04-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By Noctilux.95

If I was to have one bike (8 and counting) I'd...

If I was to have one bike (8 and counting) I'd get the Domane, mount 38mm tires on it, and move on.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By Noctilux.95

Best prices for DT Swiss spokes?

I'm looking to buy DT Swiss Aerolite racing bladed spokes along with matching nipples for my Tri-bike and have them assembled by a local wheel builder. Anyone know wheres a good place to order some?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By Noctilux.95

Need help with compatibility on Shimano Di2 TT components

I'm building a tri-bike and currently have Ultegra 8050 di2 front and rear derailleurs. So now I need bar end shifters along with brake levers/shifters for the aero TT/Tri cockpit. I'm looking at...
Forum: Triathlon
09-01-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By Noctilux.95

It came with a fork, seatpost, and Cane Creek...

It came with a fork, seatpost, and Cane Creek headset. I already ordered a Vision aero tri bar too. Here's a...
09-01-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By Noctilux.95

Need help with Shifter/lever for Tri/TT bike

I'm building a tri-bike with an Ultegra 8050 di2 front and rear derailleurs. Can someone tell me if I can mix the groupset with a Dura Ace 9160 Di2 TT brake levers/shifters, and Dura Ace 9071 Di2 bar...
08-29-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By Noctilux.95

Some CX bikes like the Giant TCX can fit bigger...

Some CX bikes like the Giant TCX can fit bigger tires like gravel bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,869
Posted By Noctilux.95

Old fat people with bad backs need high end bikes...

Old fat people with bad backs need high end bikes too. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,089
Posted By Noctilux.95

Consider Easton’s EC90 SL carbon crank. It’s...

Consider Easton’s EC90 SL carbon crank. It’s lighter and stiffer than Dura Ace and looks beautiful.
08-25-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 102,552
Posted By Noctilux.95

Just picked up a 2020 Easton EC90 SL 46-30 carbon...

Just picked up a 2020 Easton EC90 SL 46-30 carbon crankset.https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/easton1_7e017671c7cddd2f50051538e7f41e4bae04f657.jpg
08-25-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By Noctilux.95

Freaken A, Sram Force AXS hydraulic groupset...

Freaken A, Sram Force AXS hydraulic groupset weights about 400 grams more than Ultegra Di2.
Forum: Triathlon
08-24-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By Noctilux.95

Please recommend a Try bar for 2011 Fuji D6 Tri-bike

I picked up a new 2011 Fuji D6 frameset/seatpost and dedicated brake calipers for $500 during the Nashbar going out of business sale nearly a year ago. Since then its been sitting around collecting...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,538
Posted By Noctilux.95

Its 7.2KG (uncircumcized ISP) for a Medium...

Its 7.2KG (uncircumcized ISP) for a Medium according to Giant's Japanese site.

https://www.giant.co.jp/giant19/bike_datail.php?p_id=00000013
08-15-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By Noctilux.95

Anyone running Egg Beater pedals on their gravel rig?

I went a bit weight weenie and ordered Egg Beater 11's to replace the XTR's on the my Revolt. They are about 125 grams lighter than the Shimano's. What are some of pro's and cons of these pedals on a...
08-11-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,097
Posted By Noctilux.95

I would start with Giant Defy and Canyon...

I would start with Giant Defy and Canyon Endurance. Those two are easily among the best value in the industry.
08-07-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,934
Posted By Noctilux.95

If you're size 47-48 you're in luck. ...

If you're size 47-48 you're in luck.
https://www.merlincycles.com/sidi-dominator-7-mega-mtb-shoes-96185.html
08-07-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,934
Posted By Noctilux.95

Much, much, better deal. ...

Much, much, better deal.
https://www.merlincycles.com/fizik-x1-infinito-mountain-bike-shoes-108592.html
08-07-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,075
Posted By Noctilux.95

Well you have never owned any Supacaz cages.

Well you have never owned any Supacaz cages.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Noctilux.95

I have a Madone SLR, not Domane. The default on...

I have a Madone SLR, not Domane. The default on my IsoSpeed was at the softest setting. I changed it to the stiffest setting but didn't notice much difference.
08-05-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By Noctilux.95

They sell the rim brake version for under $400,...

They sell the rim brake version for under $400, but unfortunately they are out of stock.
08-05-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By Noctilux.95

Even cheaper and from a well known retailer. I...

Even cheaper and from a well known retailer. I have spent close to $20K at Merlin Cycles. And BTW have never had to pay any duties on any order.
...
08-05-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By Noctilux.95

What wheels are you ordering?

What wheels are you ordering?
08-05-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,888
Posted By Noctilux.95

I was told three days to replace a Shimano...

I was told three days to replace a Shimano free-hub to Campy. Went home, watched Youtube and did it myself in less than five minutes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,070
Posted By Noctilux.95

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My "Aero" Bianchi Oltre XR4 is 15.0-lbs with pedals, and bottle cages. In...
Forum: Triathlon
08-01-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,124
Posted By Noctilux.95

Can someone ID the year of this Fuji TT frame?

My buddy bought this new 52cm Fuji D6 1.0 Di2 frameset from Nashar months ago at a blow out sale. I believe it was around $500. Can someone identify the model year so he can order the right BB? He...
08-01-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,545
Posted By Noctilux.95

The new Domane is a good bike for people who want...

The new Domane is a good bike for people who want to dip their toes in gravel riding but still be primarily a roadie. No different than a gravel bike with a second set of wheels with road tires. BTW...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,751
Posted By Noctilux.95

My Madone SLR, Bianchi Oltre XR4, De Rosa SK...

My Madone SLR, Bianchi Oltre XR4, De Rosa SK Pininfarina, and Giant TCR SL were all built from the frame up. And all were built with better pricing than buying off the shelf complete bike.
07-28-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 25,801
Posted By Noctilux.95

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To me this is by far the most exciting gravel...
07-25-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,471
Posted By Noctilux.95

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 22,236
Posted By Noctilux.95

Yeah that's project one.

Yeah that's project one.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 22,236
Posted By Noctilux.95

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Looks awesome here.
07-24-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,686
Posted By Noctilux.95

You can't go wrong with any of the bikes you...

You can't go wrong with any of the bikes you listed. It comes down to which fits you best and aesthetics.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,128
Posted By Noctilux.95

https://www.merlincycles.com/shimano-105-r7000-gro...

https://www.merlincycles.com/shimano-105-r7000-groupset-118524.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 22,236
Posted By Noctilux.95

That's her. And it will come with 32mm tires but...

That's her. And it will come with 32mm tires but have enough clearance for 38mm with 5mm to spare.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 05:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,171
Posted By Noctilux.95

The S-Works is inferior to the Sagan edition :lol:

The S-Works is inferior to the Sagan edition :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,032
Posted By Noctilux.95

Campy Bora Ultra ceramic Cult followed by DT...

Campy Bora Ultra ceramic Cult followed by DT Swiss 180
07-23-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,291
Posted By Noctilux.95

Nothing like ruining the aesthetics of a...

Nothing like ruining the aesthetics of a beautiful bike than mounting an ugly ass saddle bag. That or a fat rider in Lycra :)
Personally I use these two saddle bags....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,224
Posted By Noctilux.95

1X has its place, on a MB with a 50t cassette. On...

1X has its place, on a MB with a 50t cassette. On road and gravel, I would take 2x every time. I'm surprised you didn't post a pic of your aging Emonda. That bike has made more appearance here than...
07-22-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 102,552
Posted By Noctilux.95

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Just picked up the Bontrager Aeolus Pro 3V gravel wheels for my 2019 Revolt....
07-22-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,787
Posted By Noctilux.95

I saw the low end Aspero in burgundy and was kind...

I saw the low end Aspero in burgundy and was kind of disappointed. It was heavy and the color was muted, similar to dry blood.
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