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08-08-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,697
Posted By SkepticalOne

https://bikeshieldprotection.com

https://bikeshieldprotection.com
07-20-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By SkepticalOne

I was not able to get the 10-speed GRX crank to...

I was not able to get the 10-speed GRX crank to play nice with the Tiagra FD. I had to change crank back to Tiagra until I got my GRX-FD400.
07-19-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By SkepticalOne

I had Tiagra 10-spd and just upgraded the Crank,...

I had Tiagra 10-spd and just upgraded the Crank, FD, and RD to GRX400 10-spd. It's a beauty and cost me very little given it is compatible with the existing hydraulic shifters. New rings are 46/30. I...
07-08-20, 02:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By SkepticalOne

Bumped my registration to 2022 to let the dust...

Bumped my registration to 2022 to let the dust settle.
07-02-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,697
Posted By SkepticalOne

Makes good sense...appreciate the help. I'm going...

Makes good sense...appreciate the help. I'm going to apply some helicopter tape to the back of the FD body to protect from superficial damage. Already had the entire frame coated with protective...
07-02-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,697
Posted By SkepticalOne

FD is the Ultegra R8050/70 series. Rim width may...

FD is the Ultegra R8050/70 series. Rim width may be doing me no favours, as its 25mm inner/32mm outer, possibly broadening the profile. What would you estimate your clearance to be to your FD? Cheers!
07-02-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,697
Posted By SkepticalOne

Emilio...Just got 38c Rene Herse Barlow Pass...

Emilio...Just got 38c Rene Herse Barlow Pass installed per below and noted extreme proximity (1-2mm) of the tire to the Di2 FD. Can you comment on this? Have you used any protective film within the...
06-10-20, 03:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By SkepticalOne

I've made the following changes to my 2019 ALR4: ...

I've made the following changes to my 2019 ALR4:

GRX 400 FD, RD, Chainset
Redshift Shockstop Stem and Seatpost
Apidura Racing Series top-tube and saddle pack
Bontrager Aeolus Pro 3V Wheels...
06-03-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By SkepticalOne

Absolutely love the 3Vs on the Checkpoint! A...

Absolutely love the 3Vs on the Checkpoint! A perfect marriage IMO...lifetime warranty and dead easy tubeless setup with included rim-strip and valve. Holds these 43c tires very solidly. Weight is...
06-03-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,697
Posted By SkepticalOne

I absolutely love my 2020 Domane..will have fit...

I absolutely love my 2020 Domane..will have fit for a long time. I tried to fit the 43c tires from the Checkpoint onto the Domane last night and they don't quite fit...the rear one rubs at the fender...
05-26-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 997
Posted By SkepticalOne

I am in the process of upgrading my Tiagra 11-34...

I am in the process of upgrading my Tiagra 11-34 2019 Checkpoint ALR4 to 2x10spd GRX. Excellent platform for wide wheels tires, and excellent gearing for steep dirt and gravel. Very pleased overall...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 01:14 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 17,483
Posted By SkepticalOne

The standalone flash can is an excellent option...

The standalone flash can is an excellent option too, to be used in conjunction with an existing road pump. Cheaper too. I own one and it is excellent.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,589
Posted By SkepticalOne

Unless you're competing, I'd favour the Domane as...

Unless you're competing, I'd favour the Domane as a do-it-al rig. I love climbing but still favour the Domane for its versatility. A significant enough difference is the steering dynamics, the Domane...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,238
Posted By SkepticalOne

Same hubs for sure. Very serviceable, simple and...

Same hubs for sure. Very serviceable, simple and reliable.
05-08-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By SkepticalOne

I made the same decision as you. Also, Canadian -...

I made the same decision as you. Also, Canadian - US border remains closed indefinitely so I may not be able to get into Us for Sept.. Sept feels like a fake Kanza anyhow. 2021 it is.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,238
Posted By SkepticalOne

Snapped this today of my Domane SLR7. It came...

Snapped this today of my Domane SLR7. It came with the Pro 3Vs but I put them on my Checkpoint and use the Enve 4.5ARs exclusively. DT240 Hubs.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,238
Posted By SkepticalOne

Great looking machine!

Great looking machine!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,238
Posted By SkepticalOne

I guess it depends on your use-case. I wanted a...

I guess it depends on your use-case. I wanted a wider rim to run 28+ tires. I have the ENVE 4.5ARs on my road bike and the Pro 3Vs on my gravel bike. I found the XXX series sexy, but too narrow for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,238
Posted By SkepticalOne

I have not ridden either, but considered buying...

I have not ridden either, but considered buying each with my Project One build. Have you also considered the Aeolus Pro 3V wheels?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,146
Posted By SkepticalOne

Managed to grab another one this morning...note...

Managed to grab another one this morning...note the temperature on the Garmin lol.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49866541482_7db597a209_k.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,146
Posted By SkepticalOne

Mirror is a lifesaver. All my bikes have them....

Mirror is a lifesaver. All my bikes have them. Only reason I don't have one on the right-hand side is the bar-end junction box. Sure I get made fun of a lot, but it is so essential from a situational...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,146
Posted By SkepticalOne

https://www.knog.com/category/products/bike-bells/...

https://www.knog.com/category/products/bike-bells/?v=3a1ed7090bfa

I've been practicing that shot...tough to get symmetry;)
05-06-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 230,866
Posted By SkepticalOne

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49849972967_4c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49849972967_4c06d1010b_k.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,341
Posted By SkepticalOne

Odd...my LBS sells Cervelo, Trek, Cannondale,...

Odd...my LBS sells Cervelo, Trek, Cannondale, Salsa, and Pinarello.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,146
Posted By SkepticalOne

I love having the climbing switch on my road...

I love having the climbing switch on my road bikes to the right of the stem and miss it on my current Tiagra gravel rig...planning the upgrade soon as I find my thumb habitually hunting for it when a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,542
Posted By SkepticalOne

I'm still an advocate for the 2020 Project One...

I'm still an advocate for the 2020 Project One Domane SLR...can't imagine a better quiver killer...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49823586697_22e9cf56ae_k.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By SkepticalOne

Yes, you're absolutely correct. It applies to SLR...

Yes, you're absolutely correct. It applies to SLR only, which benefits from the adjustable IsoSpeed.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By SkepticalOne

Project One on the Trek? Which frame geometry?...

Project One on the Trek? Which frame geometry? The 'ProEndurance' fit is quite a nice differentiator not to mention paint options if you go Project One. Nothing to offer-up on the difference between...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,542
Posted By SkepticalOne

Have you considered 2020 Domane SLR with the Pro...

Have you considered 2020 Domane SLR with the Pro Endurance fit? Lower and sleeker with all the comfort of the standard Domane. It has a well-damped adjustable decoupler. It managed any of the...
04-30-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,267
Posted By SkepticalOne

Going by memory, I believe the shifters have a...

Going by memory, I believe the shifters have a more gravel friendly pivot point and ergonomics. Additionally, gearing of the chainset is generally lower. Finally, rear derailleur has a clutch to...
04-27-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,267
Posted By SkepticalOne

Cables don't rub while riding. Nothing pretty...

Cables don't rub while riding. Nothing pretty about the checkpoint, but it has proven to be a real workhorse. I usually ride Di2 carbon Domane SLR7 on the road but absolutely love the predictably and...
04-27-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,267
Posted By SkepticalOne

Lots of clearance for bigger... ...

Lots of clearance for bigger...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49827132692_34ae21373f_k.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49826817411_9e508af61f_k.jpg
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04-27-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,267
Posted By SkepticalOne

How big are you trying to go? Set this 2019 ALR4...

How big are you trying to go? Set this 2019 ALR4 up on 43s for Kanza and It's been great for everything I can throw at it...still running the dirty ol Tiagra that came on it.
...
04-26-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 230,866
Posted By SkepticalOne

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49822870977_94...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49822870977_94994dda2a_k.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49822895607_1d0338e92c_k.jpg
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,634
Posted By SkepticalOne

Very impressive package for the money!

Very impressive package for the money!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,634
Posted By SkepticalOne

I have both the 2016 and 2020 SLR7. The 2020...

I have both the 2016 and 2020 SLR7. The 2020 frame with adjustable Isospeed is very perceptibly better at damping than the previous gen. Noting to do with the adjustability... There is an elastomeric...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 03:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,579
Posted By SkepticalOne

This is a great point. Ultegra comes with a...

This is a great point. Ultegra comes with a "medium cage" rear derailleur which enables you to accommodate an 11-34 cassette which is not possible with Dura Ace RD. This gearing is more optimized for...
03-17-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By SkepticalOne

I was honestly surprised...hoping for the best...

I was honestly surprised...hoping for the best but can't imagine it happening as scheduled.
02-09-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,697
Posted By SkepticalOne

Beautiful configuration...especially the groupset...

Beautiful configuration...especially the groupset choices.

I was considering bringing my 2020 Domane Project One H1 fit to Kanza this year but opted to keep it in road configuration and instead...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,101
Posted By SkepticalOne

I think you're maybe saving something on the...

I think you're maybe saving something on the acquisition of the wheels, again to those for whom it matters. Agree it doesn't jump out as much of a bargain if you're willing to build-up yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,101
Posted By SkepticalOne

Could very well be the way to go for sure. Note...

Could very well be the way to go for sure. Note however that those take-offs are pretty hard to beat. A fun little torture test:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItGjutaYoYk
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,101
Posted By SkepticalOne

Nicely done! Beauty spec! ​​​​​

Nicely done! Beauty spec! ​​​​​
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By SkepticalOne

I've enjoyed the Vermont Granfondo each of the...

I've enjoyed the Vermont Granfondo each of the last two years and will likely again this year. 130 mies, 11K+ ft elevation.

Full Fondo Course Option Details | VT Gran Fondo...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,198
Posted By SkepticalOne

30.5-31mm

30.5-31mm
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,198
Posted By SkepticalOne

Enve 4.5 AR Disc. Schwalbe Pro One tires. 65-70PSI

Enve 4.5 AR Disc. Schwalbe Pro One tires. 65-70PSI
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,500
Posted By SkepticalOne

Champlain Lookout?

Champlain Lookout?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,696
Posted By SkepticalOne

Great choice! Congratulations on your decision....

Great choice! Congratulations on your decision. Be sure to post pics:)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,696
Posted By SkepticalOne

Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,696
Posted By SkepticalOne

I agree with much of what is posted. The only...

I agree with much of what is posted. The only thing I will add is that the 2020 SLR suspension system also has a damper element which is absent in the more traditional Isospeed of the SL as well as...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,931
Posted By SkepticalOne

Responding to comments regarding disc versus...

Responding to comments regarding disc versus caliper. No one should be alarmed by the technical complexity of what's captured in the Shimano manual for this particular groupset. The complexity is...
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