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Forum: For Sale
08-10-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By eflayer

sold

thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By eflayer

i chose this blue one

and I'm pleasantly surprised my how many people have commented positively on the looks of the bike.
https://www.specialized.com/us/en/roubaix-compultegra-di2/p/154472
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By eflayer

i got my 2019 Di2 Comp on sale too

I think $3300 about 4 months ago. Questions to ask are:

1. If you had an adjustable Future Shock would you ever adjust it?
2. Do you mind the look of the CGR seatpost?
3. Do you trust the new...
Forum: For Sale
07-18-19, 01:39 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By eflayer

2020 Roubaix paint

think i made a disparaging comment about the new paint schemes. i take it back. saw a maroon 2020 close up yesterday and the paint was gorgeous. and amazing metal flake with some sort of fade to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By eflayer

Conti 4000 28

measure just a bit over 30mm on my A23 rims. nice.
Forum: For Sale
07-11-19, 08:51 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By eflayer

i own the 2019 Roubaix Comp Di2

I'm the one that had issues with noise from the FS. I fixed it finally and now I love the entire riding experience. I thought I'd never want to go beyond 10 speed, caliper brakes, and mechanical...
Forum: For Sale
07-04-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By eflayer

around 6 feet

up 5 inches probably too.
Forum: For Sale
07-02-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By eflayer

FS: Carver Titanium frameset with Enve 2.0, 59ish cm

most parts are now gone, still have wheels, bars, crankset, brakes, bb.

Selling my all-around favorite frameset of the 50 or so I've owned over the last 15 years. I've tried them all and this was...
Forum: For Sale
06-30-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By eflayer

reduced

$800 shipped for frame, fork, red bits.
$1500 shipped full bike with your choice of bars and stem.
Forum: For Sale
06-28-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 850
Posted By eflayer

sold

sold
Forum: For Sale
06-27-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 850
Posted By eflayer

sold: Specialized S-Works CG-R seatpost, 27.2, 350mm

27.2, 350mm. used, nice, no gouges, a bit o logo rubbed off, and dulled a bit by carbon paste.

$110 net to me includes shipping to you.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/1P4Z3MwTi7YwSAvt6
Forum: For Sale
06-27-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By eflayer

Carver Titanium Bike, 59ish cm, Enve 2.0, New Shimano R7000 drivetrain, A23 wheels

Frameset only now for sale. Please see my later posting.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/NSzc6Zo9Y8wBDdsp9

Selling my all-around favorite bike of the 50 or so I've owned over the last 15 years. I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

my bet is

what i have been calling a rattle is what you are calling a click. consider that the headset cover is sitting on top of metal underneath and if you have spacers they are jostling against the metal...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

i have been through half a hundred bikes in the last 15 years

Now that I have quieted the Future Shock on my Roubaix I do believe it is the most comfortable road bike I have ever ridden. I am 68, have thumb joint issues, and ride crap roads in Sonoma County CA....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,255
Posted By eflayer

in case your Future Shock rattle

check out my thread on that topic. Now that I have fixed my rattle I do like my Roubaix a ton.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

is it the shock or simply play in the stack?

mine was play in the stack that i solved as mentioned above. no more rattles, none!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,665
Posted By eflayer

some might say Compass tires are the best

due to supple casings.
https://www.renehersecycles.com/shop/components/tires/700c/compass-700cx26-cayuse-pass/

i personally really like Conti 4000ii. I'm 190 and run 80 front 70 rear no pinch...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,759
Posted By eflayer

current wheel weight

compare for us the current wheels with the prospective wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

The shock was not the problem. The problem was...

The shock was not the problem. The problem was play in the stack around the shock. I basically put rubber bands in places within the stack that were vibrating and creating the rattle. Think there are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

for my bike and my ears this was the ANSWER!

I think I finally nailed the solution to the rattle problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

another forum, another idea

somewhere else it was suggested that i isolate the headset cover cap from what is above it and what is below it. i made three "o-rings" or rubber bands by cutting a bike inner tube crossways. i...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

will be interested to hear about no spring experiment, and...

I went for a 40 mile ride today with my FS taped as shown in the photo above. The most wonderful quiet I've had on my bike since I came home from the shop the day I bought it. I was on all kinds of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

or this

First time I've seen a drawing of the internals that shows the needle bearing on the flat sides of the outer barrel. The photo in the previous post makes it looks as if the bottom portion also has a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

what could possibly be making noise :)

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x479/2017roubaix_fs_002_b5c14e74b315d50ea17db74c0360375fed4deb6a.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

on and on

i think most riders are not as compulsive as i am. when i bought the bike i had them change out the middle spring for the softest one. with the new FS it came with the middle one, so now that's what...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

photo

here. looks a bit dorky in the close up but from 2 feet you or anyone else won't ever notice, especially if quiet...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 12:48 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

photo prob won't help and forum won't let me post photos yet

Take a piece of cork-type bar tape enough to go tightly around the boot 1.5 times. The tape is just a bit smaller in width than the boot itself. Hold the bar tape tightly in place with one hand and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

back again, more info

Prior to my last visit to the shop I took one last ditch effort on my own and tried something new. All parts in the stack were preloaded, including the headset cover cap; and remember all the steps...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By eflayer

me too. 2019 Di2 Robaix Comp. Rol Wheels

RANGE 21 ALLOYCheck the website for stats. 21 inner, 27 outer, under 1600 grams.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

update, one thing for sure

I loosened the screw that secures the decorative top cap at the very top. While decorative, it still can "push down" on the top part of the stack, ie the stem. Then I loosened the screws that hold...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

not 100% fixed but I think I am close

Here is the detailed list of what the shop mgr./mechanic did to my bike a couple of days ago. Still no one other than me has said they could hear the rattle, but at least they believe I can. I rode...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,307
Posted By eflayer

revisiting Specialized Future Shock issues

I read all the messages in a super-long thread from about a year ago. There were a number of "guesses" about fixing a rattle noise in Roubaixs with future shocks. My new 2019 Roubaix Comp Di2 does...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-22-09, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By eflayer

to be on the safe side

you might consider rim adapters meant for the purpose; either rubber grommets or these:

http://www.hostelshoppe.com/cgi-bin/readitem.pl?Accessory=983921905
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-09-09, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,026
Posted By eflayer

my Bike Friday Crusoe

My Crusoe is now famous due to being posted here:

http://www.ecovelo.info/category/bike-gallery/

Granted, not PR Pro but built with a great set of parts including Capreo cassette. I am loving...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-21-09, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,070
Posted By eflayer

my Bike Friday Crusoe

My BF Crusoe is built up with contact points identical to my normal road bike. This includes drop bars, Brooks saddle, and clip in pedals. I think I notice the inertia quotient of smaller wheels, but...
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