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Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By bobin

Didn't the orig PRO come with Di2?

Didn't the orig PRO come with Di2?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By bobin

Good Price for 2015 Specialized Roubaix SL4 Pro

Haggling with a guy over a decent used 2015 Specialized Roubaix SL4 Pro. What's a good price point?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By bobin

Ugrade 5800 shifters to ST-R7000?

The LBS recommends doing a shifter flush on my 5y old 5800 road STI shifters and I'm wondering if I should take that $40 and just get some new ones. Anyone upgraded these shifters is there any...
Forum: Commuting
10-06-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,655
Posted By bobin

Lookin for new fast commuting tire

Commuted on Vittoria Hyper and Conti 4Seasons and both were fine, but looking for someting new in the 32/33/35 range. Not Tubeless pls. Anyone tried the Soma Shikoro or Supple Vitesse? What else is...
09-29-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By bobin

Shoulder Pain / Numb Hand

I went and got a good fit a while ago to address knee and ankle problems. Fitter pushed saddle all the way back and up. He also had me do the thing on the trainer where you pedal sitting straight up...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By bobin

Slim but durable rain jacket

So went out and splurged a couple years ago on a Showers Pass jacket. And while the thing does it's job - I feel like a billowing sail - the thing is so baggy and huge on me. What are other folks...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By bobin

Looking for seat pack that won't hit legs

Have had a Topeak Medium Wedge for a few years and the thing has always hit the backs of my legs. What are other folks using?!
04-03-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,910
Posted By bobin

Right! Darwin. 2.0/1.8/2.0 I believe.

Right! Darwin. 2.0/1.8/2.0 I believe.
04-02-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,910
Posted By bobin

maybe I ordered wrong nips? I need nips for DT...

maybe I ordered wrong nips? I need nips for DT Comp spokes!
04-01-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,358
Posted By bobin

Trying to Decide GravelKing: SK vs Slick

My bike will fit up to 32 - so looking at a GK tire for 50% paved / 50% gravel with one a couple big gravel rides coming up. Takes me some long miles on pavement to hit the gravel - so wondering...
03-20-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,910
Posted By bobin

Need Strong Nipples! (no pun int)

So I ordered a batch of crappy DT Swiss nips for a build without reading the amazon reviews...
02-06-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By bobin

Wolverine Build: Tiagra + XT

Looking to build a Wolverine Soma on the cheap. Can I put together Tiagra shifters + XT drive train? What brakes should I get? I need shopping links!

Or maybe this older Ultegra kit?...
02-04-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By bobin

Sorry yes I'm 6'7" with a 35.5in inseam. Wish I...

Sorry yes I'm 6'7" with a 35.5in inseam. Wish I was shorter cause I'd just get a used gravel bike as this will not be my main bike. Soma's got some nice options 62/66cm Wolv, 66cm Fogcutter and DCD....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,408
Posted By bobin

Post-Fit Fore/Aft Advice

Long story - had a fit and the guy dramatically changed my position. Unfortunately he was a cranky guy and after I kept questioning his fit he broke up with me. I went to him seeking help with...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By bobin

How to Keep Wahoo Tickr Going

Well my Wahoo Tickr is dead after a year which doesn't seem nearly as long as it should last. I can get a blue light some times but never a red.

I like it and I'll purchase another one - but...
01-17-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By bobin

BikesDirect for the Parts + Wolverine Frame

I'm a tall guy and would like to get a Soma Wolverine. For now money is really tight. I'm wondering if instead of going full custom I could just strip this BikesDirect bike...
01-15-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,654
Posted By bobin

The Soma brand is not garbage - especially if you...

The Soma brand is not garbage - especially if you are a tall guy with limited funds.
01-02-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By bobin

Rockin thanks for the info folks

Rockin thanks for the info folks
01-01-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By bobin

Thanks for the info: ? There should be...

Thanks for the info:


? There should be more washers?
01-01-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By bobin

Cut SKS Fender to Fit Fork

Front SKS p45 Fender gets just squished a little by my Soma ES fork. There's just like a 2-3mm gap between the fender and 32 tire right at the fork. I think if I could just cut a small half oval in...
12-25-18, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,654
Posted By bobin

Steel Gravel Build for Tall Guy

6'7" here and need as big a adventure/gravel frame as I can get. Soma Wolverine at 66cm seems to be the ticket? DoubleCross looks good too. Also looking at Gunnar - but don't think I can afford a...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-18, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By bobin

Need something tougher than a laptop sleeve

When I commute I stuff my 15" Macbook into an Amazon sleeve and then inside my Ortieb Pannier. Any suggestions on finding a tougher sleeve or case? What do other folks use?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By bobin

Does going shorter cranks lead to increase in heart rate?

Had some nagging stuff in my knees and ankles so took about 3 weeks off and got a pro fit. The fitter had me go down from 175 to 172.5 in crank length. I've been back riding for a couple months. I'm...
Forum: Touring
10-25-18, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,310
Posted By bobin

Replacing Female Buckle on Ortlieb Pannier

Can someone point me to a good replacement buckle for my Back-Roller Classic Rear Panniers - the side prong has broke off on both of them. Hopefully I'd just like to replace the female end...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-18, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By bobin

Big Helmet Big Head

Is there something other than Specialized Max for big head?
09-30-18, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By bobin

Need Tall LS Breatheable/Thermal Jersey

Been looking for a good spring/fall 40-50F long sleeve jersey that breaths a bit in a tall size. Got to return a PI Pro Escape Thermal Jersey on sale that I really like - it's just too short for my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-18, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By bobin

Need Long Sleeve Breatheable Jersey

I have a PI Barrier Jacket that I've been using the last couple seasons for windy fall weather 45-55F - and I'm ready to move on and find something:

1. That breathes better - I usually wear the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,133
Posted By bobin

Bike parts held at Customs

Bought some pedals and a crank set from Merlin - shipped USPS - "Customs have held this and are inspecting the goods and will contact our agent in due course and advise them what they will need from...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By bobin

Fitter Q: Shim v Wedge?

So let me first apologize for the length of this. I’ve got two warring factions in my head and could use some could advice:

I have one bike that I ride: road, commuting and gravel. I’ve started to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-16, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By bobin

Over-reaching? and Stressed Out

I’m 40. Bicycling was so wonderful there for a while. I biked and commuted here and there for a number of years. Two years ago I started a new job way on the other side of the city and started...
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