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Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 18,167
Posted By Jazzguitar

My brother in law has cracked 2 Lemonds, the...

My brother in law has cracked 2 Lemonds, the first at the bottom bracket and, what was the replacement for the first on the downtube near the water bottle bosses. Trek refused to cover the second...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 18,167
Posted By Jazzguitar

I see a lot of Sevens on the road as the shop...

I see a lot of Sevens on the road as the shop that I do most of my group riding out of is owned by one of the founders. They are gorgeous and completely custom though I think that they now offer some...
08-07-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,971
Posted By Jazzguitar

I know they're not cheap but I've never once lost...

I know they're not cheap but I've never once lost a bottle with my Arundel Mandible cages.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,048
Posted By Jazzguitar

It could very likely not be coming from your BB...

It could very likely not be coming from your BB at all. Check and/or lube your qr or thruaxles, cassette lockring, chainring bolts, or crank spindle adapters if youíre running Shimano cranks. Iíve...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 33,865
Posted By Jazzguitar

Hope sheís alright! Wow, I have had that happen...

Hope sheís alright! Wow, I have had that happen to me on my old Trek 5200. Well, not JRA, it took me running into the back of a truck that pulled in front of me and stopped short. A clean hit going...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,313
Posted By Jazzguitar

Absolutely agree. Garmin takes a year + to work...

Absolutely agree. Garmin takes a year + to work out the bugs, never buy a new product unless you want to be a beta tester.

I got a 1030 in January and I absolutely love it. Maps and navigating is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,331
Posted By Jazzguitar

If you have a Wegmans near you itís worth...

If you have a Wegmans near you itís worth checking there. I get mine there for about $15.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 734
Posted By Jazzguitar

Add me to the list of Belgium + fans, so much so...

Add me to the list of Belgium + fans, so much so that I built up 2 sets. DT Swiss 350 hubs and CX-Sprint spokes came in around $650.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,748
Posted By Jazzguitar

2k miles of mostly trails. I can see that you're...

2k miles of mostly trails. I can see that you're just looking to be a pain, I'm checking out now.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,748
Posted By Jazzguitar

Way to add to the conversation. Thanks for...

Way to add to the conversation. Thanks for posting info about the recall, my bike is and I'll get the collar replaced and not think another thought about it. The point of my post was to show that,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,748
Posted By Jazzguitar

I have 2k miles of mixed terrain, rooty and rocky...

I have 2k miles of mixed terrain, rooty and rocky New England single track on my 2018 Diverge over the last year and a half with zero problems. Just sayin...
01-09-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By Jazzguitar

I run the Gravelking SKs year round, no need to...

I run the Gravelking SKs year round, no need to switch them out. Fantastic tires.
01-04-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,276
Posted By Jazzguitar

Itís not like youíre going to be looking at them...

Itís not like youíre going to be looking at them while youíre riding. :foo:
01-02-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By Jazzguitar

I only have a few rides on mine but I am very...

I only have a few rides on mine but I am very happy so far. Noise is significantly reduced on technical trails and the ability to switch the clutch off for road riding makes it a no-brainer for me....
01-02-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By Jazzguitar

My thoughts exactly, they ended up being heavier...

My thoughts exactly, they ended up being heavier than the ďheavyĒ tires they were replacing.
01-01-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By Jazzguitar

Sorry to resurrect an old thread but I wanted to...

Sorry to resurrect an old thread but I wanted to get some opinions on the Donnelly MSO 36 tubeless. I picked up a pair yesterday at REI and took them out for the first time today and wasnít all that...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-18, 05:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,966
Posted By Jazzguitar

I totally understand, my brother in law is like...

I totally understand, my brother in law is like that, he has more money than time and takes his bike to the shop for almost anything more than a tire change. I donít begrudge someone who doesnít wish...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-18, 04:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,966
Posted By Jazzguitar

Regarding price, why pay $40 when you can just...

Regarding price, why pay $40 when you can just buy a bleed kit and learn to do it yourself? Itís not rocket science and takes 10 minutes once you know what to do.
12-22-18, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By Jazzguitar

I have an Airshot and can attest to its...

I have an Airshot and can attest to its usefulness. Iíve also been able to use a co2 but Iíd rather not waste a canister which is why I picked up the Airshot in the first place.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-18, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By Jazzguitar

Hot Tubes in Shirley, Ma do amazing repair and...

Hot Tubes in Shirley, Ma do amazing repair and paint work. I had a cracked seatstay on my Diverge repaired and you’d never know that it was ever damaged.
12-14-18, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By Jazzguitar

Sounds like something is wrong with your setup. I...

Sounds like something is wrong with your setup. I have a few tubeless wheelsets and none of them drop more than a few psi, even after sitting for extended periods of time.
11-29-18, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By Jazzguitar

I have GKSK 35s and I find them to be acceptable ...

I have GKSK 35s and I find them to be acceptable
for occasional mud. Itís been a wet fall and thereís lots of mud out on the trails here and I havenít felt like I need to switch the tires out. IMO...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,250
Posted By Jazzguitar

I'm a big fan of the HED Belgium rims for road...

I'm a big fan of the HED Belgium rims for road and Belgium + for cross/gravel/offroad riding. They're not too heavy, very strong and durable, and they build up easy. The only negative that I can...
11-13-18, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By Jazzguitar

I build my own wheels and charge myself a six...

I build my own wheels and charge myself a six pack per wheelset. ;) If you have the time and inclination itís not that hard to learn how to do it yourself. Admittedly itís not for everyone but my...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-18, 08:48 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 11,634
Posted By Jazzguitar

Agreed. I was excited to try them until I saw the...

Agreed. I was excited to try them until I saw the price. GP4k can be had for about $35/ea, I really donít see enough to warrant paying more than 2x that per tire. Looks like Iíll go with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-18, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By Jazzguitar

Get it repaired for a fraction of that and not...

Get it repaired for a fraction of that and not worry about it. With a good fix that frame can be (and look) as good as new.
Forum: Northeast
10-22-18, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,989
Posted By Jazzguitar

Mt Kearsarge in Warner, NH is a nice climb if...

Mt Kearsarge in Warner, NH is a nice climb if youíre in the area.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-18, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,341
Posted By Jazzguitar

Pack and the roads leading up to it are great...

Pack and the roads leading up to it are great fun, that last stretch is brutal. Going down can be sketchy though if youíre not careful, Iíve heard of a few guys who blew out their carbon rims on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Jazzguitar

Well, the lazy side of me is apparently more...

Well, the lazy side of me is apparently more persuasive than the cheap side so I dropped off the frame to have it repaired. I weighed the price of materials plus time and it just made more sense to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Jazzguitar

Carbon repair

So last week on a trail ride a stick threw my rear derailleur into my spokes which cracked the seat stay of my Diverge. The crack doesnít go all the way around the tube and I assumed it would be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-18, 07:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,284
Posted By Jazzguitar

I have the K-Edge mount and use it with a Light...

I have the K-Edge mount and use it with a Light and Motion Urban 800. 800 lumens and the light output is good for roads and trails, battery life has been very good and I like that it mounts via GoPro...
08-13-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By Jazzguitar

The Axis Elite wheels on my Diverge Comp Carbon...

The Axis Elite wheels on my Diverge Comp Carbon are decent. I suspect that theyíre OEM rebranded DT Swiss. I ride my Ardennes + more but itís nice to have a spare set.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-18, 08:30 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,404
Posted By Jazzguitar

I have a Fly6 but stopped using it as I realized...

I have a Fly6 but stopped using it as I realized the footage was too poor to be of any use. I switched to the new Varia radar and find that itís more useful for me. Iíd love to get a front camera but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-18, 02:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,013
Posted By Jazzguitar

I donít have a dog in this fight but finding...

I donít have a dog in this fight but finding boiling water and ice is absolutely more complicated than adding powder to water. Just yesterday it was 90+ and humid here so I pulled up to a convenience...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-18, 08:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,641
Posted By Jazzguitar

The only time Iíd ever consider messing with the...

The only time Iíd ever consider messing with the chain is if the derailleur hanger broke and the mech is toast, otherwise tweaking a limit screw or wrapping the cable is the much more sensible thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,017
Posted By Jazzguitar

Fork is usually included in a frameset and BB...

Fork is usually included in a frameset and BB with the
groupset.
07-11-18, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,645
Posted By Jazzguitar

Good lord, those group set prices are insane. I...

Good lord, those group set prices are insane. I knew Seven frames were expensive but thatís just robbery.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,535
Posted By Jazzguitar

I just swapped out the stock Alba crankset on my...

I just swapped out the stock Alba crankset on my Diverge with some Ultegra 6800 cranks I had laying around and I defintely prefer the Ultegra. Maybe the Ultegra is just set up better but shifting is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,855
Posted By Jazzguitar

I put about 10k miles on my Vector 2 pedals and...

I put about 10k miles on my Vector 2 pedals and they were pretty much flawless. I got V3 pedals in January and theyíve been almost as good and the numbers are right in line with my old V2 pedals. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-18, 07:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,092
Posted By Jazzguitar

Lighten up, Francis, it was a joke. Your question...

Lighten up, Francis, it was a joke. Your question was vague so I pointed out the absurdity of asking a bunch of strangers on a forum about how fit your are. Go on a few group rides or compare your...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,092
Posted By Jazzguitar

Iíd be expecting a call from Team Sky any day now.

Iíd be expecting a call from Team Sky any day now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-18, 08:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,864
Posted By Jazzguitar

The Xert ďWhatís my FTP?Ē app for your Garmin...

The Xert ďWhatís my FTP?Ē app for your Garmin 1030 can get you in the ballpark of your FTP without having to torture yourself with a typical test. Iíve been using it for the last year and itís always...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-18, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Jazzguitar

Add me to the list of Fizik R1 fans. Great...

Add me to the list of Fizik R1 fans. Great design, only downside is that itís slightly heavier than some other posts but I donít care about that since it works so well.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-18, 06:54 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,680
Posted By Jazzguitar

Congrats, you canít go wrong with Lynskey! I...

Congrats, you canít go wrong with Lynskey! I lived 3 miles from Seven cycles and 10 miles Indy Fab but decided on Lynskey since I couldnít justify the 2x price difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-18, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Jazzguitar

I could be wrong but I believe the 10 and 11sp...

I could be wrong but I believe the 10 and 11sp endcaps are slightly different lengths to accommodate for the difference in width so most of the time you wonít have to re-dish. When I did it I didnít...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-18, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Jazzguitar

If the wheels have 10sp freehubs some Roval hubs...

If the wheels have 10sp freehubs some Roval hubs use DT Swiss internals so if the freehub is 10sp you might be able to just replace it with an 11sp and not even have to re-dish the wheel. I did it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By Jazzguitar

Yes, I doubt that you'll have any problems with...

Yes, I doubt that you'll have any problems with the hub, they're pretty much bulletproof. Maybe once a year I pull off the free hub, clean off the old grease, apply new grease and pop the hub back...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-18, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By Jazzguitar

Over 7500 miles on my 240 rear hub and I've...

Over 7500 miles on my 240 rear hub and I've likely only regreased it a handful of times and it still rides like new. I'd find something else to worry about.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,330
Posted By Jazzguitar

Most of my rides are solo and Iíd rather carry...

Most of my rides are solo and Iíd rather carry the tool than have to make a call. I honestly canít think of a good reason to not have one.
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