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02-01-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By dvdslw

You may be right, the adapter does come with a...

You may be right, the adapter does come with a few bolts and washers.
01-28-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By dvdslw

They did not come with the adapters, I purchased...

They did not come with the adapters, I purchased them as a take off set of shifters and calipers online. Since this is a new build, I'm selecting all parts to be the lightest option available within...
01-27-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By dvdslw

Flat Mount Caliper bracket compatibility?

After searching around for an answer to this question, I've come up empty. I'm building up a 2019 Trek Domane slr that I purchased as a new frameset, have Ultegra R8050 hydraulic direct mount...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By dvdslw

Ride them both, I had a Caad10 Black Inc that was...

Ride them both, I had a Caad10 Black Inc that was an awesome and smooth riding bike that I rode for 5 years. I recently test rode a Caad13 (rim) and it felt like a tank in comparison, very heavy and...
12-16-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By dvdslw

I don't really feel victimized by anything, I...

I don't really feel victimized by anything, I scored a good deal on a frame that just so happens to have the BB90. My last bike had BB30 so I'm familiar with the horror stories associated with both...
12-15-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By dvdslw

Trek BB90 best options?

I'm building up a Trek Domane and need a Bottom Bracket. I know the BB90 gets talked down on and Trek finally got rid of it this year but my new frame is a 2019 model so it is what it is. Looking...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By dvdslw

I don't think they are all informed as of yet. I...

I don't think they are all informed as of yet. I did two separate chat sessions with Trek yesterday just to confirm and one said yes definitely and the other said 32mm is the smallest tire so who...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,746
Posted By dvdslw

I had the exact same experience between those two...

I had the exact same experience between those two bikes. The Roubaix seems like the best choice when you research it behind a keyboard but riding both back to back tells a different story.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By dvdslw

I chatted with Trek directly and they said the...

I chatted with Trek directly and they said the 3v's will clear my 2019 Domane slr frame no problem and they have also made a change to their official tire size compatibility which is now a 28mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By dvdslw

25mm inside width wheels for road, why not?

Trying to talk myself out of purchasing a set of wide tubeless wheels for my new Domane build. Bontrager has a new set of 37mm deep, 32mm wide, 25mm inside width Aeolus 3v wheels that are fairly...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,746
Posted By dvdslw

Just throwing this in there because I was in a...

Just throwing this in there because I was in a similar position looking at the Domane and Roubaix. I opted to buy the 2019 Domane SLR frameset directly from Trek that's on sale right now 50% off to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,096
Posted By dvdslw

Since we're talking about climbing, I wanted to...

Since we're talking about climbing, I wanted to add that the 2019 slr9 56cm with the 600 series carbon, Dura Ace di2, and the Bontrager xxx2 wheelset weighs 16.4lbs complete without pedals and one of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,096
Posted By dvdslw

Glad to hear so many positive responses about...

Glad to hear so many positive responses about this bike, I can't wait to start the building process. My last bike had Ultegra di2 so that's the plan for this one along with an Ultegra crank and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,096
Posted By dvdslw

I didn't care for the future shock, other than...

I didn't care for the future shock, other than that it felt pretty good.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,096
Posted By dvdslw

Pulled the trigger on a 2019 slr frameset

Well I went and rode 12 different bikes today from all manufacturers and every time I got on the Domane it just felt good so there you have it. Now, I have a ton of parts to accumulate!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,096
Posted By dvdslw

Domane owners give me some feedback please!

I'm looking to buy a new road bike tomorrow and the Domane slr is on my short list. My previous bike was a pretty aggressive Caad10 race bike that I loved because it was light and fast but I'm at an...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,246
Posted By dvdslw

Great tool to help us find the perfect fit. Thank...

Great tool to help us find the perfect fit. Thank you!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By dvdslw

I won't argue with the 105 to Ultegra comparison,...

I won't argue with the 105 to Ultegra comparison, other than weight they are essentially the same. I do however plan to upgrade the 105 SuperSix to Ultegra di2 and get some quality wheels and tires....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By dvdslw

2020 SuperSix EVO 105 disc - Any reviews?

Hello, been a while since I've been on the forums and I hope that changes with a new road bike purchase. Anyway, I'm looking at the new 2020 SuperSix evo and want to get some feedback from anyone who...
02-16-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,873
Posted By dvdslw

I like the way you think! I couldn't stop...

I like the way you think! I couldn't stop thinking about that bike last night.
02-15-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,873
Posted By dvdslw

Buying a new 2017 carbon hardtail, good or bad?

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I've been on the hunt for a new...
01-31-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,876
Posted By dvdslw

Thanks for the responses guys, I've been out to...

Thanks for the responses guys, I've been out to the local stores and have pretty much confused myself. I started out wanting an inexpensive hardtail and may still go that route upgrading as I go. I...
01-30-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,876
Posted By dvdslw

Looks promising but all options are out of stock.

Looks promising but all options are out of stock.
01-29-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,876
Posted By dvdslw

I would say I'm looking for something a bit...

I would say I'm looking for something a bit slacker, I like to climb hills, go fast, but mostly trail riding with some paved/chip seal/gravel roads as well. I also used my previous mtb to commute to...
01-28-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,876
Posted By dvdslw

Yes, 6'4 and 240lbs. I'm not worried too...

Yes, 6'4 and 240lbs.

I'm not worried too much about the frame becoming obsolete but I'd like to get something at least current. I am trying to school myself on axle standards and which forks are...
01-27-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,876
Posted By dvdslw

Hey Steve, I'm looking for a Hardtail and most...

Hey Steve, I'm looking for a Hardtail and most certainly aluminum. I'm a big guy so I just can't put my trust into carbon for a mtb. I also had a friend who cracked his brand new frame when he...
01-26-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,876
Posted By dvdslw

Wow, must have been a loaded question? 139 views...

Wow, must have been a loaded question? 139 views and not one response.
01-26-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,876
Posted By dvdslw

Best 29er hardtail frame to build?

I've been out of the mtb scene for a few years but want to build a hardtail frame for a new ride to help spark my interest in riding again. I'm looking to buy a bare 29in hardtail frame in the $1,000...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By dvdslw

That is another option, while I love the...

That is another option, while I love the aggressiveness of the Caad10, I often wondered how I'd like riding something more relaxed? Either a Synapse or possibly Roubaix.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By dvdslw

Thanks for your input guys, I appreciate it. Not...

Thanks for your input guys, I appreciate it. Not exactly sure what I'm going to do just yet but wanted to get some ideas. I'd like to think I'll find the passion again and get out to ride. My knees...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By dvdslw

Thinking about selling my Caad10

Been quite a while since I've posted here because life got really busy with our two son's and I've had little to no time to ride which has me loosing interest at this point. Long story short, I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-17, 07:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,727
Posted By dvdslw

All of the etube shifters are mix and match, even...

All of the etube shifters are mix and match, even the 6770 10 speed shifters will work with all of the 11 speed Ultegra and Dura Ace. When it comes to derailleurs, some play nice with each other and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-17, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,652
Posted By dvdslw

I had a similar symptom not long ago with my...

I had a similar symptom not long ago with my Ultegra 6770 where I had some lazy shifts but only in the middle of the cassette. I took the bike to my mechanic who said my chain was stretched and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-17, 04:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,906
Posted By dvdslw

Just a follow up on the thread, I received my...

Just a follow up on the thread, I received my derailleurs yesterday from Starbike. It took 11 days so their 10-12 day delivery was spot on. Started out DHL and the package was handed off to the USPS...
Forum: BMX
10-06-17, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,717
Posted By dvdslw

Any thoughts on the BSD NASA wheels?

Any thoughts on the BSD NASA wheels?
10-06-17, 05:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,650
Posted By dvdslw

While I wouldn't take it to quite the extreme as...

While I wouldn't take it to quite the extreme as Fastfingaz did above, I've found myself frustrated out on the road behind a wide pack of riders several times. Look, I wear "spandex" and ride a...
10-05-17, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,515
Posted By dvdslw

I upgraded from a suntour to a Recon Gold TK and...

I upgraded from a suntour to a Recon Gold TK and it made a huge difference. The Gold has the aluminum stanchions and can be found pretty cheap. I got mine new from Random Bike Parts for $$175 and its...
Forum: BMX
09-29-17, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,717
Posted By dvdslw

Looking for bombproof rim choices

I'm usually posting over in the roadie forum but my son rides bmx and he can't keep a wheel in true. His bike came with some Rant wheels that I'm sure are entry level rims with basic spokes and every...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-17, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,906
Posted By dvdslw

Well, I went ahead and ordered the derailleurs...

Well, I went ahead and ordered the derailleurs today from Starbike and already received an email saying they've been sent out. So far so good, they said average shipping time to USA is 10-12 days via...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-17, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,906
Posted By dvdslw

That's good to know, I'm on the fence on who to...

That's good to know, I'm on the fence on who to get them from. I can order them from Wiggle for guaranteed delivery on Friday or Starbike who's $100 cheaper but their estimated delivery time is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-17, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,906
Posted By dvdslw

I guess no responses is a good indication of what...

I guess no responses is a good indication of what to think about Starbike?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-17, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,906
Posted By dvdslw

Starbike Orders?

Anyone have experience ordering from Starbike? I've been waiting for the release of the new Ultegra R8050 derailleurs and it appears they've been released overseas because Chainreaction, Wiggle,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-17, 06:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,763
Posted By dvdslw

^^This^^ Powder coating is the way to go for...

^^This^^

Powder coating is the way to go for sure, no other finish will last longer and be as durable in the long run. Most powder coating shops will actually charge less for their service than an...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-17, 05:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,246
Posted By dvdslw

Hey Kokol, sorry to get off subject with the high...

Hey Kokol, sorry to get off subject with the high end mtb bikes earlier, its hard not to try and prove a point around here but back on topic;

That Haro looks like an interesting design that...
09-17-17, 07:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,310
Posted By dvdslw

Happy to hear you've had a good experience...

Happy to hear you've had a good experience running your Reynolds wheels tubeless. I almost turned mine into some rather expensive frisbee's. Love my ec90's!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 06:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,246
Posted By dvdslw

How about a Raleigh, here's another pos...

How about a Raleigh, here's another pos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpgkNX00lF0
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 06:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,246
Posted By dvdslw

Yeah, this GT really looks like a pos...

Yeah, this GT really looks like a pos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nK4jHtGfDpQ
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By dvdslw

Just really depends on the year, condition,...

Just really depends on the year, condition, components, etc... we need more info to help you out. Contact the seller and get the details you need to make an informed decision. Sounds a bit high for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,639
Posted By dvdslw

My advice would be to ride both and come to your...

My advice would be to ride both and come to your own conclusion. Component wise, its probably a toss up from a functionality standpoint but who has any real saddle time with either the new frame...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By dvdslw

No experience with IRC's but I had very good luck...

No experience with IRC's but I had very good luck with Hutchinson Fusion 3's which were very durable. They were a bit thicker than the Pro One's and lasted twice as long too. I've been eyeing up the...
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