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Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By shelbyfv

Wahoo Bolt is supposedly aero. Easier to use...

Wahoo Bolt is supposedly aero. Easier to use than Garmin, IME.
07-06-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By shelbyfv

I did this as well, user error in a couple of...

I did this as well, user error in a couple of ways. I usually ran the tires at 40 but pumped this one up to 55 or so to seat. Also, it was cold in the garage so I took the wheel inside and set it...
07-06-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By shelbyfv

Did you have any info that would indicate a 1X...

Did you have any info that would indicate a 1X would work with this frame? :foo: If not, you are probably stuck with either a chainring that is too small to be useful or moving to a 2X or 3X. Bummer.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 305
Posted By shelbyfv

I think you are correct that they never made the...

I think you are correct that they never made the 12-30 in the 105 level. However, in addition to the Ultegra there is also a Tiagra level 12-30. I have used both, not sure I could tell the...
07-06-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 156
Posted By shelbyfv

You may be able to use a lower pressure. Just...

You may be able to use a lower pressure. Just because the tire can hold 125psi doesn't mean it's needed. Post your tire size and weight for opinions. You could try two layers of tubeless rim tape...
07-06-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By shelbyfv

Your description of the bike as BSO is enough. ...

Your description of the bike as BSO is enough. You can't expect them to make sense and who cares anyway?
07-06-20, 05:03 AM
07-05-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 222
Posted By shelbyfv

No. The 6700 rear derailleur will not work with...

No. The 6700 rear derailleur will not work with 8000 or other 11 speed shifters.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 415
Posted By shelbyfv

That's a good idea. OP should start a cadence...

That's a good idea. OP should start a cadence thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 415
Posted By shelbyfv

Sock rides are like dog years:twitchy:

Sock rides are like dog years:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 415
Posted By shelbyfv

Given your strength and potential, go with the...

Given your strength and potential, go with the grown man's 53/39. You don't need that 34 in back either, you might want to start a separate thread about that.
07-05-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,417
Posted By shelbyfv

:roflmao: noooooo.....

:roflmao: noooooo.....
07-05-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By shelbyfv

Whatever you choose it should complement your...

Whatever you choose it should complement your chain lube.:thumb:
07-05-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,417
Posted By shelbyfv

This thread would be considered beyond lame even...

This thread would be considered beyond lame even in the dead of winter. Here it is July. :foo: The pandemic is destroying all standards.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By shelbyfv

I certainly don't have a problem with a new rider...

I certainly don't have a problem with a new rider buying a nice bike! Anyway, neither of these are egregiously expensive. What I would suggest is to keep the bike you have and wait awhile for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 453
Posted By shelbyfv

I'll try to remember the one I was thinking of. ...

I'll try to remember the one I was thinking of. It may actually have been one of the Scandinavian countries instead of Canada. I realize that's farther away but those folks are a lot like us, only...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By shelbyfv

Are you in Australia? I don't think the models...

Are you in Australia? I don't think the models are exactly the same here, at least I couldn't find the Advanced 1 Disc, w/o Pro in the name. Are wheels the only difference? Giant's own brand...
07-04-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By shelbyfv

This is the confusing part. I don't understand...

This is the confusing part. I don't understand what gears you are talking about. Is this some standard system to describe gearing or something you've made up?
07-04-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By shelbyfv

This...

This https://www.bikeman.com/bikeman-blogs/650blog/1771-650b-conversion-guidlines will tell you where to measure.
07-04-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By shelbyfv

The triple crank will also require triple...

The triple crank will also require triple compatible shifters and front and rear derailleurs. Your simplest and least expensive path to significantly easier gearing will be a "compact" crank, usually...
07-04-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By shelbyfv

Shimano anticipates rubbing in large chainring...

Shimano anticipates rubbing in large chainring and two largest cogs. This caveat is present in the set up instructions for all current groups, AFAIK. I'm interested in your description of the gear...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 453
Posted By shelbyfv

Isn't that the truth! Do they not teach...

Isn't that the truth! Do they not teach geography anymore? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 453
Posted By shelbyfv

Is this all of America or just USA? I think...

Is this all of America or just USA? I think there is a boutique or custom crank mfg in Canada.
07-04-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By shelbyfv

That stay looks like it's ready to buckle. It...

That stay looks like it's ready to buckle. It may not kill you but why bother with it? You could waste a lot of time building the thing up to ride and never be comfortable with it. I'd strip it,...
07-04-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By shelbyfv

Cheep and fugly....

Cheep and fugly....
07-04-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By shelbyfv

Hopefully OP will let us know if what he ordered...

Hopefully OP will let us know if what he ordered turns out to be correct. Plenty of ways to go wrong, even if it's Shimano. Fingers crossed;)
07-04-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By shelbyfv

It's going to be difficult and expensive for you...

It's going to be difficult and expensive for you to move to 1X with any kind of useful range. I'd suggest a GRX double crank, a 9 speed mtb rear derailleur and 34T cassette. Agree that 28 will be...
07-04-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By shelbyfv

IME, most people who have something useful to...

IME, most people who have something useful to contribute haven't had an issue. Their knowledge and insight aren't diminished by waiting a few days to share.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,758
Posted By shelbyfv

Good to keep a few user names in reserve:rolleyes:

Good to keep a few user names in reserve:rolleyes:
07-02-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,157
Posted By shelbyfv

Does user error count? A friend had to replace a...

Does user error count? A friend had to replace a Cervelo S5 because he dropped the chain and sawed through the bb shell. I'm guessing he may have dropped it more than once but I didn't ask:rolleyes:
07-02-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By shelbyfv

I would rule out the CAADX. It seems to be a disc...

I would rule out the CAADX. It seems to be a disc brake bike that still uses QR. Disc brake bikes are now standardized to 12mm front and rear thru axles. The CAAD13 has good specs but check the fit....
07-02-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,723
Posted By shelbyfv

Well, at 5 pages and over 120 posts, you have to...

Well, at 5 pages and over 120 posts, you have to judge this as a successful troll. I wouldn't have predicted it, seems like the last one was just yesterday.:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By shelbyfv

:thumb: Yep, gotta love the Internet!

:thumb: Yep, gotta love the Internet!
07-02-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By shelbyfv

I would disconnect the cable from the FD, tension...

I would disconnect the cable from the FD, tension it slightly by pulling with your hand and operate the shifter. You should get more clicks. That will isolate whether it is a shifter problem or a...
07-02-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By shelbyfv

Maybe a 650B conversion. Even 28mm isn't going...

Maybe a 650B conversion. Even 28mm isn't going to be very useful on anything described as gravel.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By shelbyfv

At your level of experience, I think you would be...

At your level of experience, I think you would be better served buying new 105 than taking a chance on something used. Not everyone thinks financing a toy is a good idea but I'll bet you know...
07-02-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By shelbyfv

Ten year resurrection, you are persistent.... ...

Ten year resurrection, you are persistent....
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07-02-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By shelbyfv

Touring vs riding around might guide you. If I...

Touring vs riding around might guide you. If I was planning to tour, and especially at your weight, I'd get a current freehub wheelset.
07-02-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,855
Posted By shelbyfv

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,786
Posted By shelbyfv

Very nice! One suggestion, though. Looks like...

Very nice! One suggestion, though. Looks like if you flipped your stem over you could get the same height w/o having to angle the bars up into the sky.
07-01-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By shelbyfv

Even more reason to take it back to the...

Even more reason to take it back to the shop:thumb:
07-01-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,104
Posted By shelbyfv

As others have mentioned, this is a really...

As others have mentioned, this is a really strange thread. Sort of like someone who can't drive asking what's the "best" car to buy. I wonder if OP might be setting this shop up as a gift to...
07-01-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By shelbyfv

Why not? You might look at Ti as well if you...

Why not? You might look at Ti as well if you want comfort.
07-01-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 742
Posted By shelbyfv

OP, to narrow it down, maybe you could list the...

OP, to narrow it down, maybe you could list the bikes available to you locally in your size. We could then chime in with relevant opinions.:thumb:
07-01-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By shelbyfv

You won't notice the difference in weight or...

You won't notice the difference in weight or bearing type. You will notice a difference in SPD and SPD-SL, aka "road" vs "mtb" style.
07-01-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 742
Posted By shelbyfv

I think the R series is marketed as more...

I think the R series is marketed as more endurance oriented than the S. You'd have to compare the geometry tables. I understand that right now you may have to take what you can get.:)
07-01-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 742
Posted By shelbyfv

You can get the Synapse with 105 for only a...

You can get the Synapse with 105 for only a couple of hundred $ more than the Tiagra. $1500ish? Current Tiagra is a dead end group, not compatible with anything else, no path to upgrade. If you want...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By shelbyfv

In addition to all above, IME the trim for the...

In addition to all above, IME the trim for the big ring is fairly subtle. I'd suggest shifting to big/big, listen for rubbing and see if it changes when you shift to the trim. I'd check this before...
07-01-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm no expert, but if you are hesitant to try...

I'm no expert, but if you are hesitant to try adjusting your shifting, I'd suggest taking it to a shop. Have them check your chain for wear. Most likely you need a new chain and cassette.
07-01-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 310
Posted By shelbyfv

This may be a significant clue.:foo:

This may be a significant clue.:foo:
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