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Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 30,341
Posted By ColonelSanders

There is a lot to like about this bike, but I...

There is a lot to like about this bike, but I don't like how large and prominent the Holdsworth name is, mainly because of the colours they have used for that label.
06-03-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By ColonelSanders

That looks like a great set up you have there,...

That looks like a great set up you have there, but I am curious to know about the Jamis Coda Elite.

Was the frame of a Jamis Coda Elite not good enough to attach better parts to, as you have done...
05-31-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By ColonelSanders

You should hurry, as once it is 1 June 2019, it...

You should hurry, as once it is 1 June 2019, it will be too late.

https://www.bike-components.de/en/Shimano/embargo/
05-30-19, 02:17 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,052
Posted By ColonelSanders

What do the various "NA", "NB" "NC" & "ND" stand...

What do the various "NA", "NB" "NC" & "ND" stand for? :foo:
05-27-19, 10:33 PM
05-27-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,952
Posted By ColonelSanders

Your story mirrors mine almost exactly. :p ...

Your story mirrors mine almost exactly. :p


In addition to the brakes and hubs I bought, I also bought a Shimano 203mm and 180mm adapter from IS2000 to Post-Mount and I had previously bought a 11...
05-27-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 365,063
Posted By ColonelSanders

Carbon and kickstands don't tend to play well...

Carbon and kickstands don't tend to play well together. :innocent:
05-27-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,952
Posted By ColonelSanders

I've since been able to find alternate suppliers...

I've since been able to find alternate suppliers of brake pads and rotors and avoiding their chains are easy with KMC.


But I couldn't find another product with anything like the same value for...
05-27-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,952
Posted By ColonelSanders

Domestic online sellers in Australia are pretty...

Domestic online sellers in Australia are pretty woeful and not very price competitive.

I suspect things may not be as dire in the USA or UK.
05-27-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,952
Posted By ColonelSanders

Have you placed your last online order for Shimano stuff & if so, what did you buy?

With Shimano finally getting around to enforcing their ban on online stores selling Shimano gear, I had to have a long hard think about what stuff did Shimano make that I might need over the next few...
05-27-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By ColonelSanders

What was the Cannondale disc fork made of?

What was the Cannondale disc fork made of?
05-27-19, 12:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,028
Posted By ColonelSanders

I didn't realise there was such a thing as a...

I didn't realise there was such a thing as a brake pad compound that sits between organic and metal pads. :twitchy:


When I click on Bike24's listing of Shimano brake pads that are...
05-26-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,167
Posted By ColonelSanders

Bike-discount.de stated that 1 June 2019 was...

Bike-discount.de stated that 1 June 2019 was their deadline for taking orders on Shimano stuff, I wonder if Merlin Cycles will still be selling Shimano stuff after that date? :twitchy:
05-25-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,167
Posted By ColonelSanders

Why must one wonder this? :foo:

Why must one wonder this? :foo:
05-25-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,167
Posted By ColonelSanders

I'm going to order a set of Shimano 4 piston...

I'm going to order a set of Shimano 4 piston brakes and store them away for a year or two, then I will then install them on my current bike or a new build.
05-25-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,028
Posted By ColonelSanders

Do you mean from Shimano themselves, or a...

Do you mean from Shimano themselves, or a particular Japanese retailer?

In respect of Shimano's finned pads, have you tried the finned alternatives from Kool Stop?

The Kool Stop fins look...
05-25-19, 12:44 PM
05-23-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,028
Posted By ColonelSanders

Are the Shimano compatible disc brake pads, as good as their rim brake pad cousins?

With Bike-components.de announcing that from 1 June 2019, they will no longer be shipping any Shimano products to most of the world, I was thinking of buying a set of Shimano disc brakes before this...
05-23-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,167
Posted By ColonelSanders

The thing that annoys me the most is now that I...

The thing that annoys me the most is now that I have to source an alternative for my disc brake pads. :mad:
05-23-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,167
Posted By ColonelSanders

How big a price premium are you prepared to pay? ...

How big a price premium are you prepared to pay?

In Australia, many items that one use to be able to purchase online, are twice the price or more from the LBS.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 987
Posted By ColonelSanders

Mine is Maroon. :D

Mine is Maroon. :D
05-22-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,167
Posted By ColonelSanders

This will be an incredible boost to companies...

This will be an incredible boost to companies trying to be an alternative to Shimano.


Next year when I buy hydraulic disk brakes, I was planning to get Shimano brakes, now I'll be getting either...
05-21-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,970
Posted By ColonelSanders

In my previous post where I mentioned that you...

In my previous post where I mentioned that you should consider doing a largish order of various things you want and need, so to reduce the postage hit, one of the best things I ordered from the...
05-21-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,970
Posted By ColonelSanders

The Germans :eek: Bike-components.de ...

The Germans :eek:


Bike-components.de


https://www.bike-components.de/en/ABUS/U-Clamp-for-EaZy-KF-p22198/


https://www.bike-components.de/en/ABUS/EaZy-KF-KLICKfix-Mount-p22096/
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 30,341
Posted By ColonelSanders

What brand and model is that bike?

What brand and model is that bike?
05-20-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 42,991
Posted By ColonelSanders

You've got a great bike to go on adventures with,...

You've got a great bike to go on adventures with, but don't be afraid to install a new angled stem that will raise the height of your handlebars.


Something like the attached for instance:
05-20-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,586
Posted By ColonelSanders

The DS4 is a much, much better buy at those...

The DS4 is a much, much better buy at those prices, with better componentry across the board.
05-20-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By ColonelSanders

Before you change your handlebars, try these...

Before you change your handlebars, try these grips first.


GP1 ? The Original ? ERGON BIKE (http://www.ergon-bike.com/en/article-gp1.html)


They totally sorted my numb hands situation after a...
05-19-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,363
Posted By ColonelSanders

Did you ever end up with this bike? :twitchy:

Did you ever end up with this bike? :twitchy:
05-19-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,970
Posted By ColonelSanders

Check this post out -->...

Check this post out --> https://www.bikeforums.net/19208363-post49.html
05-16-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By ColonelSanders

It depends on how well built the fork is I guess....

It depends on how well built the fork is I guess.


I'm over 400lbs and the carbon fork on my Giant Toughroad has performed very admirably and given me no cause for concern.
05-16-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,844
Posted By ColonelSanders

Stunning looking bike. :love:

Stunning looking bike. :love:
05-15-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,681
Posted By ColonelSanders

As I order from German E-tailers with a flat...

As I order from German E-tailers with a flat postage rate, regardless if I order 1 item or 12 items, I always stock up consumables like brake pads, tyres, tubes, chains etc, when I am buying bigger...
Replies: 53
Views: 2,920
Posted By ColonelSanders

Have you checked out the German E-tailers? ...

Have you checked out the German E-tailers?


Bike24, Hi-Bike, Bike-discount.de, Bike-components.de, rosebikes.com


It is very rare that I need to go outside of those 5 to find what I am after,...
05-15-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By ColonelSanders

I love the term "T-Rex". :lol: Normally I...

I love the term "T-Rex". :lol:


Normally I encounter that term being used to describe boxers with a short reach. :p
Forum: Touring
05-15-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,460
Posted By ColonelSanders

What bike are you using these tyres on? :twitchy:

What bike are you using these tyres on? :twitchy:
05-15-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By ColonelSanders

They went down from Alivio to Acera on the rear...

They went down from Alivio to Acera on the rear derailleur for 2020.

They also went for internal cable routing, QR on the front wheel instead of through axel and flat mount brakes for 2020.
...
05-14-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By ColonelSanders

I just checked the specs on Trek's...

I just checked the specs on Trek's site(Australia) and what they are calling the 2020 year model of the FX3 has a major improvement on it(imho) over the 2019 FX3.


The 2020 FX3 comes with a 2x...
05-14-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 2,150,202
Posted By ColonelSanders

I certainly wasn't trying to rain on your parade...

I certainly wasn't trying to rain on your parade or anything like that, it's just that I was looking very hard at getting a Trek DS 8.5 a few years ago, so became very familiar with the models on...
05-14-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 2,150,202
Posted By ColonelSanders

Do you have the rear iso-zone suspension on your...

Do you have the rear iso-zone suspension on your bike on the seat stays?
05-14-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 2,150,202
Posted By ColonelSanders

Are you sure that is a 2014 year model? ...

Are you sure that is a 2014 year model?


Looks more like the 2012 year model. :innocent:


https://archive.trekbikes.com/au/en/2012/Trek/8_5_ds#/au/en/2012/Trek/8_5_ds/details
05-13-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,138
Posted By ColonelSanders

Firstly, I am not necessarily expecting you to...

Firstly, I am not necessarily expecting you to answer the following questions, this is more just me "talking out aloud" and wondering about things.


If carbon can simultaneously be stiff in a...
05-12-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,552
Posted By ColonelSanders

I feel my thoughts are still evolving on...

I feel my thoughts are still evolving on something like how much would I spend, but for now, I can't see myself ever spending over AUD$10,000 as it is just too large a psychological hurdle for me to...
05-10-19, 12:30 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,364
Posted By ColonelSanders

Yeah, men can ascertain carbon types by smell...

Yeah, men can ascertain carbon types by smell alone. :lol:


The point behind my posts were to say in a roundabout way, that some products should not be marketed to men and women in the same way,...
05-10-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,364
Posted By ColonelSanders

It wasn't based on one conversation. Keep...

It wasn't based on one conversation.


Keep denying reality, I'm sure that will work out real well for you in the long run.
05-09-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,803
Posted By ColonelSanders

Wouldn't it more likely be a case of people...

Wouldn't it more likely be a case of people riding bikes/have wheels, that in their design, have prioritised lightness over ruggedness? :twitchy:
05-09-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,364
Posted By ColonelSanders

It stands to reason that the women in this thread...

It stands to reason that the women in this thread would be a lot more serious about their cycling than most women who are recreational cyclists.


Last year I was conversing with a female friend...
05-08-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,275
Posted By ColonelSanders

That's a good price savings in my book. :thumb:

That's a good price savings in my book. :thumb:
05-08-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,364
Posted By ColonelSanders

Question : What kind of bike do you have? ...

Question : What kind of bike do you have?


Man : It is a Specialized Roubaix with the frame being made from FACT11R carbon.


Woman : A blue bike.
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